Susanne R de Rooij

Summary

Affiliation: Academic Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Cardiovascular and cortisol reactions to acute psychological stress and adiposity: cross-sectional and prospective associations in the Dutch Famine Birth Cohort Study
    Anna C Phillips
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Psychosom Med 74:699-710. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Personality and stress appraisal in adults prenatally exposed to the Dutch famine
    Susanne R de Rooij
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, P O Box 22660, 1100DD, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Early Hum Dev 88:321-5. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Glucose tolerance at age 58 and the decline of glucose tolerance in comparison with age 50 in people prenatally exposed to the Dutch famine
    S R de Rooij
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, 1100 DD, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetologia 49:637-43. 2006
  4. pmc Prenatal undernutrition and cognitive function in late adulthood
    Susanne R de Rooij
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center of the University of Amsterdam, 1100 DD, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:16881-6. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Further evidence for an association between self-reported health and cardiovascular as well as cortisol reactions to acute psychological stress
    Susanne R de Rooij
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychophysiology 47:1172-5. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Depression and anxiety: Associations with biological and perceived stress reactivity to a psychological stress protocol in a middle-aged population
    Susanne R de Rooij
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:866-77. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Fasting insulin has a stronger association with an adverse cardiometabolic risk profile than insulin resistance: the RISC study
    Susanne R de Rooij
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Endocrinol 161:223-30. 2009
  8. pmc Low-grade chronic inflammation in the relationship between insulin sensitivity and cardiovascular disease (RISC) population: associations with insulin resistance and cardiometabolic risk profile
    Susanne R de Rooij
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 32:1295-301. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint The effects of the Pro12Ala polymorphism of the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma2 gene on glucose/insulin metabolism interact with prenatal exposure to famine
    Susanne R de Rooij
    Academic Medical Centre, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Room nr J1B 210 1, Meibergdreef 9, P O Box 22660, 1100 DD, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 29:1052-7. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis activity in adults who were prenatally exposed to the Dutch famine
    Susanne R de Rooij
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, 1100DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Endocrinol 155:153-60. 2006

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. doi request reprint Cardiovascular and cortisol reactions to acute psychological stress and adiposity: cross-sectional and prospective associations in the Dutch Famine Birth Cohort Study
    Anna C Phillips
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Psychosom Med 74:699-710. 2012
    ..The present study reexamined the association between cardiovascular reactivity and adiposity in the Dutch Famine Birth Cohort, with the additional aim of examining the association between cortisol reactivity and adiposity...
  2. doi request reprint Personality and stress appraisal in adults prenatally exposed to the Dutch famine
    Susanne R de Rooij
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, P O Box 22660, 1100DD, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Early Hum Dev 88:321-5. 2012
    ..Previous studies have shown that prenatal exposure to the Dutch famine is associated with an increased risk for several psychiatric disorders. Variation in personality characteristics and in stress appraisal may underlie mental disorders...
  3. ncbi request reprint Glucose tolerance at age 58 and the decline of glucose tolerance in comparison with age 50 in people prenatally exposed to the Dutch famine
    S R de Rooij
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, 1100 DD, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetologia 49:637-43. 2006
    ..We aimed to evaluate whether prenatal famine exposure leads to more rapid progression of impaired glucose/insulin homeostasis with increasing age...
  4. pmc Prenatal undernutrition and cognitive function in late adulthood
    Susanne R de Rooij
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center of the University of Amsterdam, 1100 DD, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:16881-6. 2010
    ..We hypothesize that this decline may be an early manifestation of an accelerated cognitive aging process...
  5. doi request reprint Further evidence for an association between self-reported health and cardiovascular as well as cortisol reactions to acute psychological stress
    Susanne R de Rooij
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychophysiology 47:1172-5. 2010
    ..Results of the present study confirm those of the previously reported study showing that greater cardiovascular reactivity may not always be associated with negative health outcomes. In addition, the same holds for cortisol reactivity...
  6. doi request reprint Depression and anxiety: Associations with biological and perceived stress reactivity to a psychological stress protocol in a middle-aged population
    Susanne R de Rooij
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:866-77. 2010
    ..Large, population-based studies investigating the association between depression and anxiety, perceived and physiological stress responses are lacking...
  7. doi request reprint Fasting insulin has a stronger association with an adverse cardiometabolic risk profile than insulin resistance: the RISC study
    Susanne R de Rooij
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Endocrinol 161:223-30. 2009
    ..Fasting insulin concentrations are often used as a surrogate measure of insulin resistance. We investigated the relative contributions of fasting insulin and insulin resistance to cardiometabolic risk and preclinical atherosclerosis...
  8. pmc Low-grade chronic inflammation in the relationship between insulin sensitivity and cardiovascular disease (RISC) population: associations with insulin resistance and cardiometabolic risk profile
    Susanne R de Rooij
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 32:1295-301. 2009
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  9. ncbi request reprint The effects of the Pro12Ala polymorphism of the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma2 gene on glucose/insulin metabolism interact with prenatal exposure to famine
    Susanne R de Rooij
    Academic Medical Centre, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Room nr J1B 210 1, Meibergdreef 9, P O Box 22660, 1100 DD, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 29:1052-7. 2006
    ..In the present study, we assessed a possible interaction of the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR)-gamma2 Pro12Ala polymorphism with prenatal exposure to famine on glucose and insulin metabolism...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis activity in adults who were prenatally exposed to the Dutch famine
    Susanne R de Rooij
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, 1100DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Endocrinol 155:153-60. 2006
    ..In this study, we tested the hypothesis that prenatal exposure to famine during different periods of gestation is associated with increased activity of the HPA axis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cortisol responses to psychological stress in adults after prenatal exposure to the Dutch famine
    Susanne R de Rooij
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 31:1257-65. 2006
    ..However, the stress protocol we have used may have been unsuccessful in inducing a strong enough HPA axis activation to be able to detect famine related differences...
  12. pmc Sexual orientation and gender identity after prenatal exposure to the Dutch famine
    Susanne R de Rooij
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Sex Behav 38:411-6. 2009
    ..The small sample size of participants with non-exclusively heterosexual identification (possibly due to underreporting of homosexuality) may have reduced our power to detect any differences...
  13. doi request reprint The fetal origins of hypertension: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the evidence from animal experiments of maternal undernutrition
    Annet F M van Abeelen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hypertens 30:2255-67. 2012
    ..We systematically reviewed animal studies examining the effects of maternal undernutrition on SBP, DBP, and mean arterial blood pressure (BP) in offspring...
  14. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure response to psychological stressors in adults after prenatal exposure to the Dutch famine
    Rebecca C Painter
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hypertens 24:1771-8. 2006
    ..There is increasing evidence that restricted prenatal growth is associated with exaggerated blood pressure responses to stress. We investigated the effect of maternal undernutrition on the adult offspring's stress response...
  15. ncbi request reprint Impaired insulin secretion after prenatal exposure to the Dutch famine
    Susanne R de Rooij
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The
    Diabetes Care 29:1897-901. 2006
    ..We aimed to determine whether this association is mediated through alterations in insulin secretion, insulin sensitivity, or a combination of both...
  16. doi request reprint Survival effects of prenatal famine exposure
    Annet F M van Abeelen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:179-83. 2012
    ..Previously, we showed that prenatal famine exposure increased the incidence of cardiovascular and metabolic disease in adulthood...
  17. doi request reprint Associations between DNA methylation of a glucocorticoid receptor promoter and acute stress responses in a large healthy adult population are largely explained by lifestyle and educational differences
    Susanne R de Rooij
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:782-8. 2012
    ..The present study investigated associations between methylation status of the GR 1-C promoter and cortisol, cardiovascular and perceived stress responses to a psychosocial stress protocol in a large healthy adult population...
  18. doi request reprint Exposure to severe wartime conditions in early life is associated with an increased risk of irritable bowel syndrome: a population-based cohort study
    Tamira K Klooker
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:2250-6. 2009
    ..In this study, we evaluate whether an exposure to severe wartime conditions during gestation and in early life are associated with an increased prevalence of IBS...
  19. ncbi request reprint Maternal nutrition during gestation and carotid arterial compliance in the adult offspring: the Dutch famine birth cohort
    Rebecca C Painter
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hypertens 25:533-40. 2007
    ..Experimental evidence indicates that maternal undernutrition during gestation may program hypertension in the offspring. We investigated whether maternal undernutrition leads to increased arterial stiffness...
  20. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome in adults prenatally exposed to the Dutch famine
    Susanne R de Rooij
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1219-24. 2007
    ..Epidemiologic studies have shown that the metabolic syndrome may originate in utero...
  21. doi request reprint Hungry in the womb: what are the consequences? Lessons from the Dutch famine
    Tessa J Roseboom
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Maturitas 70:141-5. 2011
    ..Hunger is a major problem worldwide with one in seven inhabitants of this planet suffering from lack of food. Adequately feeding women before and during pregnancy may be a promising strategy in preventing chronic diseases worldwide...
  22. pmc Increased reproductive success of women after prenatal undernutrition
    Rebecca C Painter
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center at the University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 23:2591-5. 2008
    ..Prenatal exposure to the Dutch famine is associated with an increased risk of chronic degenerative disease. We now investigate whether prenatal famine exposure affected reproductive success...