GLORIA YF HO

Summary

Affiliation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint HPV 16 and cigarette smoking as risk factors for high-grade cervical intra-epithelial neoplasia
    G Y Ho
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Int J Cancer 78:281-5. 1998
  2. pmc Polymorphism of the insulin gene is associated with increased prostate cancer risk
    G Y F Ho
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Eistein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, NY 10461, USA
    Br J Cancer 88:263-9. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Variability of serum levels of tumor necrosis factor-alpha, interleukin 6, and soluble interleukin 6 receptor over 2 years in young women
    Gloria Y F Ho
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cytokine 30:1-6. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for subsequent cervicovaginal human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and the protective role of antibodies to HPV-16 virus-like particles
    Gloria Y F Ho
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    J Infect Dis 186:737-42. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Health disparities between island and mainland Puerto Ricans
    Gloria Y F Ho
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, United States of America
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 19:331-9. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Transmission/disequilibrium tests of androgen receptor and glutathione S-transferase pi variants in prostate cancer families
    Gloria Y F Ho
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Int J Cancer 98:938-42. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Cancer disparities between mainland and island Puerto Ricans
    Gloria Y F Ho
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, United States of America
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 25:394-400. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Viral characteristics of human papillomavirus infection and antioxidant levels as risk factors for cervical dysplasia
    G Y Ho
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Int J Cancer 78:594-9. 1998
  9. ncbi request reprint Natural history of human papillomavirus type 16 virus-like particle antibodies in young women
    Gloria Y F Ho
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:110-6. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Combined human papillomavirus DNA and human papillomavirus-like particle serologic assay to identify women at risk for high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
    Mark H Einstein
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Int J Cancer 120:55-9. 2007

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint HPV 16 and cigarette smoking as risk factors for high-grade cervical intra-epithelial neoplasia
    G Y Ho
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Int J Cancer 78:281-5. 1998
    ..Our results indicate that infection with HPV 16 is associated with high-grade lesions. Additional cofactors, such as cigarette smoking, may be required as a carcinogen to advance HPV-infected cells toward neoplastic progression...
  2. pmc Polymorphism of the insulin gene is associated with increased prostate cancer risk
    G Y F Ho
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Eistein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, NY 10461, USA
    Br J Cancer 88:263-9. 2003
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  3. ncbi request reprint Variability of serum levels of tumor necrosis factor-alpha, interleukin 6, and soluble interleukin 6 receptor over 2 years in young women
    Gloria Y F Ho
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cytokine 30:1-6. 2005
    ..The ICC of 0.36 (95% CI=0.10-0.47) for sIL-6R was relatively low, and multiple samples would need to be collected in prospective studies for this receptor...
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for subsequent cervicovaginal human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and the protective role of antibodies to HPV-16 virus-like particles
    Gloria Y F Ho
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    J Infect Dis 186:737-42. 2002
    ..A sustained high level of IgG antibody to HPV-16 VLPs was associated with reduced risk for subsequent infection with HPV-16 and its genetically related types (i.e., HPV-31, -33, -35, -52, and -58)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Health disparities between island and mainland Puerto Ricans
    Gloria Y F Ho
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, United States of America
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 19:331-9. 2006
    ..To detect health disparities among three populations--Puerto Ricans living in Puerto Rico as well as Puerto Ricans and non-Hispanic whites living on the United States (U.S.) mainland...
  6. ncbi request reprint Transmission/disequilibrium tests of androgen receptor and glutathione S-transferase pi variants in prostate cancer families
    Gloria Y F Ho
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Int J Cancer 98:938-42. 2002
    ..Our findings do not support the hypothesis that familial clustering of prostate cancer in high-risk families is attributable to these genetic variants...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cancer disparities between mainland and island Puerto Ricans
    Gloria Y F Ho
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, United States of America
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 25:394-400. 2009
    ..S. non-Hispanic whites to reveal ethnic-specific cancer patterns and disparities in Puerto Ricans...
  8. ncbi request reprint Viral characteristics of human papillomavirus infection and antioxidant levels as risk factors for cervical dysplasia
    G Y Ho
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Int J Cancer 78:594-9. 1998
    ..Vitamins C and E may play an independent protective role in development of CIN that needs to be confirmed in prospective studies...
  9. ncbi request reprint Natural history of human papillomavirus type 16 virus-like particle antibodies in young women
    Gloria Y F Ho
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:110-6. 2004
    ..4 for IgA). The median duration for both types of antibodies was approximately 36 months. Antibodies could persist for a long period of time if the initial antibody levels were high or if there was continued antigenic exposure...
  10. ncbi request reprint Combined human papillomavirus DNA and human papillomavirus-like particle serologic assay to identify women at risk for high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
    Mark H Einstein
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Int J Cancer 120:55-9. 2007
    ..HPV VLP assays may be useful as an adjunct to HPV DNA testing in a subset of patients that needs to be defined by further studies...
  11. ncbi request reprint Incidence of and risk factors for genital human papillomavirus infection in women drug users
    Deepti Dev
    Department of Pediatrics, Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 41:527-9. 2006
    ..HIV infection was independently associated with a substantial and significantly increased risk for any and for high-risk genital HPV infection and was the most important risk factor found...
  12. pmc Polymer-based enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay using human papillomavirus type 16 (HPV16) virus-like particles detects HPV16 clade-specific serologic responses
    Yevgeniy Y Studentsov
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:2827-34. 2003
    ..Use of HPV16 VLP polymer ELISA detects clade-specific responses and suggests an HPV16 VLP vaccine may have broader protection that initially anticipated...
  13. doi request reprint Hepatocyte growth factor and the risk of ischemic stroke developing among postmenopausal women: results from the Women's Health Initiative
    Swapnil N Rajpathak
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Stroke 41:857-62. 2010
    ..However, there have been no prospective studies examining the relationship between HGF levels and risk of stroke...
  14. pmc Effect of 5 y of calcium plus vitamin D supplementation on change in circulating lipids: results from the Women's Health Initiative
    Swapnil N Rajpathak
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:894-9. 2010
    ..Clinical trials that have evaluated the effect of calcium supplementation on lipids are limited by a short follow-up, and data on vitamin D are scarce...
  15. pmc Antagonistic effects of aspirin and folic acid on inflammation markers and subsequent risk of recurrent colorectal adenomas
    Gloria Y F Ho
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:1650-4. 2009
    ..Low-dose aspirin (325 mg/d) is beneficial in stabilizing CRP levels, which may be abrogated by folate. Nevertheless, inflammation markers do not mediate the chemopreventive effect of aspirin on colorectal adenomas...
  16. doi request reprint Repeated measures of serum glucose and insulin in relation to postmenopausal breast cancer
    Geoffrey C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Int J Cancer 125:2704-10. 2009
    ..Analysis of the repeated measurements supported the results of the baseline analysis. These data suggest that elevated serum insulin levels may be a risk factor for postmenopausal breast cancer...
  17. doi request reprint The role of insulin-like growth factor-I and its binding proteins in glucose homeostasis and type 2 diabetes
    Swapnil N Rajpathak
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx NY 10461, USA
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 25:3-12. 2009
    ..Large prospective studies are required to evaluate this association...
  18. pmc Insulin, insulin-like growth factor-I, and risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women
    Marc J Gunter
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Bronx, New York, NY 10461, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:48-60. 2009
    ..However, no prospective studies have directly assessed associations between circulating levels of insulin and/or insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I, a related hormone, and the risk of breast cancer independent of estrogen level...
  19. pmc A prospective evaluation of insulin and insulin-like growth factor-I as risk factors for endometrial cancer
    Marc J Gunter
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:921-9. 2008
    ..Free IGF-I levels were inversely associated with endometrioid adenocarcinoma, consistent with prior cross-sectional data...
  20. doi request reprint Insulin, insulin-like growth factor-I, endogenous estradiol, and risk of colorectal cancer in postmenopausal women
    Marc J Gunter
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Cancer Res 68:329-37. 2008
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Within-individual stability of obesity-related biomarkers among women
    Robert C Kaplan
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1291-3. 2007
    ..However, this assumption is seldom tested...
  22. ncbi request reprint Role of family history and ethnicity on the mode and age of prostate cancer presentation
    Michael P Cotter
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461 1602, USA
    Prostate 50:216-21. 2002
    ..This study was conducted to investigate the role of family history of prostate cancer and ethnic variation on age at diagnosis and the mode of prostate cancer presentation among a multiracial cohort of men in the Bronx and on Long Island...
  23. ncbi request reprint Regression of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia and loss of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is associated with cell-mediated immune responses to an HPV type 16 E7 peptide
    Anna S Kadish
    Department of Pathology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:483-8. 2002
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  24. pmc Hepatocyte growth factor and clinical diabetes in postmenopausal women
    Swapnil N Rajpathak
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:2013-5. 2010
    ..To investigate the association between circulating levels of hepatocyte growth factor (HGF), a mesenchymal-derived pleiotrophic factor that is elevated in obesity, and the prevalence of type 2 diabetes...
  25. pmc Enhanced enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for detection of antibodies to virus-like particles of human papillomavirus
    Yevgeniy Y Studentsov
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 40:1755-60. 2002
    ..It is anticipated that the enhanced ELISA conditions will have wide application to a large number of clinical diagnostic assays...
  26. ncbi request reprint Mediators of the association between age of first sexual intercourse and subsequent human papillomavirus infection
    Jessica A Kahn
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio Division of Psychology, University of Texas at Galveston, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 109:E5. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to identify a set of risk behaviors and partner characteristics that mediate the association between age of first sexual intercourse and subsequent HPV infection in adolescent and young adult women...
  27. ncbi request reprint The interval between menarche and age of first sexual intercourse as a risk factor for subsequent HPV infection in adolescent and young adult women
    Jessica A Kahn
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    J Pediatr 141:718-23. 2002
    ..Age of first sexual intercourse should be considered an important and identifiable risk factor for subsequent HPV infection in research and clinical settings...

Research Grants25

  1. Aspirin, Inflammation Markers, and Colorectal Adenoma
    Gloria Ho; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..It may also identify target populations (e.g., those with high levels of proinflammatory cytokines) who may benefit most from chemoprevention of aspirin. ..
  2. Polymorphisms of INS/IGF Signal Pathways & Female Cancer
    Gloria Ho; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This genetic study, in conjunction with the ongoing serological study, will provide a comprehensive examination of the role of the insulin/IGF system in tumorigenes ..
  3. Pro & Anti-Inflammatory Cytokines in Colorectal Cancer
    GLORIA YF HO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These high-risk individuals may benefit from prophylactic NSAIDS for prevention of colorectal cancer. ..
  4. SPONTANEOUS REGRESSION BIOMARKERS IN CERVIX DYSPLASIA
    Gloria Ho; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..DNA typing of class II HLA alleles by PCR will be performed using blood collected at baseline. Associations between these factors and regression of CIN will be assessed by appropriate univariate and multivariate analyses. ..
  5. GENETIC /NUTRITIONAL FACTORS INFLUENCING EXTENT & PROGRESSION OF PROSTATE CANCER
    Gloria Ho; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..4) Serum vitamin D levels: It is hypothesized that patients with prostate cancer have low vitamin D levels. ..
  6. Serum Levels of EGFR-Signaling-Network Activators/Inhibitor and Lung Cancer Risk
    GLORIA YF HO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If the levels of these serological factors are involved in the pathogenesis of lung cancer, then testing for and modifying their aberrant levels could be an alternative treatment as well as a chemoprevention strategy for lung cancer. ..