Suzette L Pereira
Affiliation: Abbott Laboratories
Pereira S, Huang Y, Bobik E, Kinney A, Stecca K, Packer J, et al
. A novel omega3-fatty acid desaturase involved in the biosynthesis of eicosapentaenoic acid. Biochem J. 2004;378:665-71 pubmed
Kougias D, Das T, Perez A, Pereira S. A role for nutritional intervention in addressing the aging neuromuscular junction. Nutr Res. 2018;53:1-14 pubmed publisher
..Additional clinical research studies are needed to confirm the benefits of dietary supplements on neuromuscular function, as well as to define the appropriate population, dosage, and duration for intervention. ..
Meador B, Mirza K, Tian M, Skelding M, Reaves L, Edens N, et al
. The Green Tea Polyphenol Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate (EGCg) Attenuates Skeletal Muscle Atrophy in a Rat Model of Sarcopenia. J Frailty Aging. 2015;4:209-15 pubmed publisher
..EGCg supplementation was able to preserve muscle in sarcopenic rats, partly through attenuating protein degradation via the ubiquitin-proteasome pathway, together with increased expression of anabolic factors. ..
Jeon S, Neuringer M, Johnson E, Kuchan M, Pereira S, Johnson E, et al
. Effect of Carotenoid Supplemented Formula on Carotenoid Bioaccumulation in Tissues of Infant Rhesus Macaques: A Pilot Study Focused on Lutein. Nutrients. 2017;9: pubmed publisher
..In rhesus infants, increased intake of carotenoids from formula enhanced their deposition in serum and numerous tissues and selectively increased lutein in multiple brain regions. ..
Zhang Z, Pereira S, Luo M, Matheson E. Evaluation of Blood Biomarkers Associated with Risk of Malnutrition in Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Nutrients. 2017;9: pubmed publisher
..This review showed that BMI, hemoglobin, and total cholesterol are useful biomarkers of malnutrition in older adults. The reference ranges and cut-offs may need to be updated to avoid underdiagnosis of malnutrition. ..