S J Robins

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Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Plasma lipid transfer proteins and cardiovascular disease. The Framingham Heart Study
    Sander J Robins
    Framingham Heart Study and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 01702 5803, USA
    Atherosclerosis 228:230-6. 2013
  2. pmc Genome-wide association with select biomarker traits in the Framingham Heart Study
    Emelia J Benjamin
    The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute s Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA, USA
    BMC Med Genet 8:S11. 2007
  3. pmc Insulin resistance and the relationship of a dyslipidemia to coronary heart disease: the Framingham Heart Study
    Sander J Robins
    Framingham Heart Study, 73 Mount Wayte Ave, Ste 2, Framingham, MA 01702 5803, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 31:1208-14. 2011
  4. doi Cardiovascular events with increased lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A(2) and low high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol: the Veterans Affairs HDL Intervention Trial
    Sander J Robins
    Framingham Heart Study, 73 Mt Wayte Avenue, Framingham, MA 01702, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 28:1172-8. 2008
  5. ncbi Body weight, plasma insulin, and coronary events with gemfibrozil in the Veterans Affairs High-Density Lipoprotein Intervention Trial (VA-HIT)
    Sander J Robins
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Atherosclerosis 196:849-55. 2008
  6. ncbi Delineation of a novel hepatic route for the selective transfer of unesterified sterols from high-density lipoproteins to bile: studies using the perfused rat liver
    S J Robins
    Department of Medicine, Department of Veterans Affairs, and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Hepatology 29:1541-8. 1999
  7. ncbi Fibric acid derivatives in cardiovascular disease prevention: results from the large clinical trials
    Sander J Robins
    Boston University School of Medicine, Massachussetts, USA
    Curr Opin Lipidol 17:431-9. 2006
  8. ncbi Lipid therapy for cardiovascular disease with insulin resistance, diabetes, or the metabolic syndrome
    Sander J Robins
    Framingham Heart Study, 73 Mt Wayte Avenue, Framingham, MA 01702, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 7:457-64. 2005
  9. ncbi Cardiovascular disease with diabetes or the metabolic syndrome: should statins or fibrates be first line lipid therapy?
    Sander J Robins
    Division of Endocrinology, Nutrition, and Diabetes, Boston University School of Medicine, Evans 201, 88 East Newton Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Curr Opin Lipidol 14:575-83. 2003
  10. ncbi Insulin resistance and cardiovascular events with low HDL cholesterol: the Veterans Affairs HDL Intervention Trial (VA-HIT)
    Sander J Robins
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:1513-7. 2003

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. pmc Plasma lipid transfer proteins and cardiovascular disease. The Framingham Heart Study
    Sander J Robins
    Framingham Heart Study and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 01702 5803, USA
    Atherosclerosis 228:230-6. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Genome-wide association with select biomarker traits in the Framingham Heart Study
    Emelia J Benjamin
    The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute s Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA, USA
    BMC Med Genet 8:S11. 2007
    ..Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) provide mechanisms to investigate the genetic contributions to biomarker variability unconstrained by current knowledge of physiological relations...
  3. pmc Insulin resistance and the relationship of a dyslipidemia to coronary heart disease: the Framingham Heart Study
    Sander J Robins
    Framingham Heart Study, 73 Mount Wayte Ave, Ste 2, Framingham, MA 01702 5803, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 31:1208-14. 2011
    ....
  4. doi Cardiovascular events with increased lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A(2) and low high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol: the Veterans Affairs HDL Intervention Trial
    Sander J Robins
    Framingham Heart Study, 73 Mt Wayte Avenue, Framingham, MA 01702, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 28:1172-8. 2008
    ..We sought to determine whether increased Lp-PLA(2) would also predict CV events in the absence of high LDL-cholesterol (LDL-C), in a population with low high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (HDL-C)...
  5. ncbi Body weight, plasma insulin, and coronary events with gemfibrozil in the Veterans Affairs High-Density Lipoprotein Intervention Trial (VA-HIT)
    Sander J Robins
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Atherosclerosis 196:849-55. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi Delineation of a novel hepatic route for the selective transfer of unesterified sterols from high-density lipoproteins to bile: studies using the perfused rat liver
    S J Robins
    Department of Medicine, Department of Veterans Affairs, and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Hepatology 29:1541-8. 1999
    ..By this process, HDL can promote reverse cholesterol transport from peripheral tissues to bile, even without an increase in biliary cholesterol secretion...
  7. ncbi Fibric acid derivatives in cardiovascular disease prevention: results from the large clinical trials
    Sander J Robins
    Boston University School of Medicine, Massachussetts, USA
    Curr Opin Lipidol 17:431-9. 2006
    ..This review focuses on a number of extended analyses from these trials that may relate to the success or failure of fibrate therapy and indicate who might likely benefit from this therapy...
  8. ncbi Lipid therapy for cardiovascular disease with insulin resistance, diabetes, or the metabolic syndrome
    Sander J Robins
    Framingham Heart Study, 73 Mt Wayte Avenue, Framingham, MA 01702, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 7:457-64. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi Cardiovascular disease with diabetes or the metabolic syndrome: should statins or fibrates be first line lipid therapy?
    Sander J Robins
    Division of Endocrinology, Nutrition, and Diabetes, Boston University School of Medicine, Evans 201, 88 East Newton Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Curr Opin Lipidol 14:575-83. 2003
    ....
  10. ncbi Insulin resistance and cardiovascular events with low HDL cholesterol: the Veterans Affairs HDL Intervention Trial (VA-HIT)
    Sander J Robins
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:1513-7. 2003
    ....
  11. ncbi Targeting low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol for therapy: lessons from the Veterans Affairs High-density Lipoprotein Intervention Trial
    S J Robins
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Am J Cardiol 88:19N-23N. 2001
    ..These individuals especially benefited from gemfibrozil, and thus, fibrate therapy may have an increasing role in reducing coronary artery disease risk in a setting of an increasing worldwide prevalence of obesity and diabetes...
  12. ncbi Relation of gemfibrozil treatment and lipid levels with major coronary events: VA-HIT: a randomized controlled trial
    S J Robins
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, 88 E Newton St, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    JAMA 285:1585-91. 2001
    ..1 years by treating patients with the fibric acid derivative gemfibrozil when the predominant lipid abnormality was low HDL-C...
  13. ncbi Value of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) subpopulations in predicting recurrent cardiovascular events in the Veterans Affairs HDL Intervention Trial
    Bela F Asztalos
    Lipid Metabolism Laboratory, HNRCA, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 25:2185-91. 2005
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  14. pmc Usefulness of the triglyceride-high-density lipoprotein versus the cholesterol-high-density lipoprotein ratio for predicting insulin resistance and cardiometabolic risk (from the Framingham Offspring Cohort)
    William B Kannel
    The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute s Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:497-501. 2008
    ..In conclusion, our observations suggested that the TG/HDL cholesterol ratio was an imperfect surrogate for IR and its associated CHD risk, and it was only slightly better than the total/HDL cholesterol ratio for this purpose...
  15. pmc Relation of gemfibrozil treatment and high-density lipoprotein subpopulation profile with cardiovascular events in the Veterans Affairs High-Density Lipoprotein Intervention Trial
    Bela F Asztalos
    Lipid Metabolism Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Metabolism 57:77-83. 2008
    ..It is quite possible that much of the cardiovascular benefits of gemfibrozil are due to a much wider spectrum of effects on metabolic processes that is not reflected by changes in blood lipids and HDL subpopulations...
  16. ncbi Cholesteryl ester transfer protein TaqI B2B2 genotype is associated with higher HDL cholesterol levels and lower risk of coronary heart disease end points in men with HDL deficiency: Veterans Affairs HDL Cholesterol Intervention Trial
    Margaret E Brousseau
    Lipid Metabolism Laboratory, JM USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University and Department of Medicine, New England Medical Center, Boston, Mass 02111, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 22:1148-54. 2002
    ..The present study was undertaken to further define the relationship between this polymorphism and CHD risk at the population level...
  17. ncbi The L162V polymorphism at the peroxisome proliferator activated receptor alpha locus modulates the risk of cardiovascular events associated with insulin resistance and diabetes mellitus: the Veterans Affairs HDL Intervention Trial (VA-HIT)
    E Shyong Tai
    Nutrition and Genomics Unit, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center for Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    Atherosclerosis 187:153-60. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that the association between a functional polymorphism at the PPARA locus (L162V) and the risk of a CV event, as well as response to fibrate therapy, might be greatest in those with either IR or DM (DM/IR) in VA-HIT...
  18. pmc Clinical and genetic factors associated with lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 in the Framingham Heart Study
    Renate Schnabel
    The NHLBI s Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA 01702 5827, USA
    Atherosclerosis 204:601-7. 2009
    ..Higher circulating Lp-PLA(2) predicts cardiovascular disease risk, but sources of inter-individual variability are incompletely understood...
  19. pmc Association of circulating cholesteryl ester transfer protein activity with incidence of cardiovascular disease in the community
    Ramachandran S Vasan
    Framingham Heart Study, 73 Mount Wayte Ave, Framingham, MA 01702 5803, USA
    Circulation 120:2414-20. 2009
    ..Data relating circulating CETP concentrations to CVD incidence in the community are conflicting...
  20. ncbi Multiple biomarkers for the prediction of first major cardiovascular events and death
    Thomas J Wang
    Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:2631-9. 2006
    ..Few investigations have evaluated the incremental usefulness of multiple biomarkers from distinct biologic pathways for predicting the risk of cardiovascular events...
  21. pmc Contemporary trends in dyslipidemia in the Framingham Heart Study
    Erik Ingelsson
    Framingham Heart Study, Boston University School of Medicine, 73 Mount Wayte Ave, Framingham, MA 01702 5803, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:279-86. 2009
    ..Recent cross-sectional population studies in the United States have shown an increase in obesity, a decrease in cholesterol values, but no changes in levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) or triglycerides (TG)...
  22. ncbi Increased small low-density lipoprotein particle number: a prominent feature of the metabolic syndrome in the Framingham Heart Study
    Sekar Kathiresan
    The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute s Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA, USA
    Circulation 113:20-9. 2006
    ..However, the atherogenic potential of LDL may depend on the number and size of LDL particles in addition to the cholesterol content of LDL...
  23. pmc Relations of lipid concentrations to heart failure incidence: the Framingham Heart Study
    Raghava S Velagaleti
    Framingham Heart Study, Center for Population Studies, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, 73 Mt Wayte Avenue, Framingham, MA 01702, USA
    Circulation 120:2345-51. 2009
    ..The relations of lipid concentrations to heart failure (HF) risk have not been elucidated comprehensively...
  24. ncbi Treatment of lipid disorders after stroke
    Joao A Gomes
    Department of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston VA Medical Center, 150 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 4:304-10. 2002
    ..Lipid treatment trials focused on stroke risk reduction are urgently needed...
  25. pmc Neck circumference as a novel measure of cardiometabolic risk: the Framingham Heart study
    Sarah Rosner Preis
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute s and Boston University s Framingham Heart Study, 73 Mount Wayte Avenue, Suite 2, Framingham, Massachusetts 01702, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:3701-10. 2010
    ..Neck circumference, a proxy for upper-body sc fat, may be a unique fat depot that confers additional cardiovascular risk above and beyond central body fat...
  26. ncbi Multiple biomarkers and the risk of incident hypertension
    Thomas J Wang
    Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, Mass, USA
    Hypertension 49:432-8. 2007
    ..These data support the premise that abnormalities in multiple biological pathways antedate the onset of overt hypertension...
  27. pmc Adiposity, cardiometabolic risk, and vitamin D status: the Framingham Heart Study
    Susan Cheng
    Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes 59:242-8. 2010
    ..Few studies relating vitamin D deficiency to obesity have included direct measures of adiposity. Furthermore, the degree to which vitamin D is associated with metabolic traits after adjusting for adiposity measures is unclear...
  28. pmc Long-term C-reactive protein variability and prediction of metabolic risk
    Ting Hsu Chen
    The Framingham Heart Study and Boston University School of Medicine, Framingham, Mass, USA
    Am J Med 122:53-61. 2009
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  29. ncbi Common variants in the gene encoding ATP-binding cassette transporter 1 in men with low HDL cholesterol levels and coronary heart disease
    M E Brousseau
    The Lipid Metabolism Laboratory, JM USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts, Boston, MA, USA
    Atherosclerosis 154:607-11. 2001
    ....
  30. ncbi Plasma phosphatidylcholine docosahexaenoic acid content and risk of dementia and Alzheimer disease: the Framingham Heart Study
    Ernst J Schaefer
    Lipid Metabolism Laboratory, Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tuffs University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Arch Neurol 63:1545-50. 2006
    ..Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is an abundant fatty acid in the brain. In the diet, DHA is found mostly in fatty fish. The content of DHA has been shown to be decreased in the brain and plasma of patients with dementia...
  31. ncbi Polymorphisms in the gene encoding lipoprotein lipase in men with low HDL-C and coronary heart disease: the Veterans Affairs HDL Intervention Trial
    Margaret E Brousseau
    Lipid Metabolism Laboratory, Jean Mayer United States Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, and Department of Medicine, New England Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    J Lipid Res 45:1885-91. 2004
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  32. pmc Clinical correlates and heritability of cystatin C (from the Framingham Offspring Study)
    Nisha I Parikh
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute s Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:1194-8. 2008
    ..35 (p <0.001). In conclusion, high CysC is associated with CVD risk factors even in the absence of CKD. The strong associations between CysC and CVD risk factors may partially explain why CysC is a strong predictor of incident CVD...
  33. ncbi LpA-I, LpA-I:A-II HDL and CHD-risk: The Framingham Offspring Study and the Veterans Affairs HDL Intervention Trial
    Bela F Asztalos
    Lipid Metabolism Laboratory, JM USDA HNRCA, Tufts University, 711 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Atherosclerosis 188:59-67. 2006
    ..We tested the hypothesis that concentrations of LpA-I and/or LpA-I:A-II HDL subclasses are significantly associated with CHD prevalence and recurrent cardiovascular events...
  34. ncbi Codon 54 polymorphism of the fatty acid binding protein (FABP) 2 gene is associated with increased cardiovascular risk in the dyslipidemic diabetic participants of the Veterans Affairs HDL intervention trial (VA-HIT)
    Angeliki Georgopoulos
    Medicine Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Atherosclerosis 194:169-74. 2007
    ..0002). We conclude that based on the VA-HIT data, the Thr-54 polymorphism of the FABP2 gene is associated with a 2-3.5-fold increase in cardiovascular risk in dyslipidemic men with diabetes compared to their non-diabetic counterparts...
  35. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of gemfibrozil for coronary heart disease patients with low levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol: the Department of Veterans Affairs High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Intervention Trial
    John A Nyman
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware St SE, Mail Route 729, Minneapolis, MN 55455 0392, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:177-82. 2002
    ..The study showed that gemfibrozil therapy significantly reduced major cardiovascular events (cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, and stroke) in patients with coronary heart disease, low HDL-C levels, and low LDL-C levels...
  36. ncbi Gamma glutamyl transferase and metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, and mortality risk: the Framingham Heart Study
    Douglas S Lee
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Division of Cardiology, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Rm G 106, 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 3M5 Canada
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 27:127-33. 2007
    ..To determine whether serum gamma-glutamyl transferase (GGT) predicts cardiovascular disease (CVD) morbidity and mortality, accounting for temporal changes in known CVD risk factors and C-reactive protein (CRP)...
  37. ncbi Low-density lipoprotein and high-density lipoprotein particle subclasses predict coronary events and are favorably changed by gemfibrozil therapy in the Veterans Affairs High-Density Lipoprotein Intervention Trial
    James D Otvos
    LipoScience, Inc, Raleigh, NC, USA
    Circulation 113:1556-63. 2006
    ..We examined whether measurement of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and high-density lipoprotein (HDL) particle subclasses provides additional information relative to CHD risk reduction...
  38. ncbi Diabetes, plasma insulin, and cardiovascular disease: subgroup analysis from the Department of Veterans Affairs high-density lipoprotein intervention trial (VA-HIT)
    Hanna Bloomfield Rubins
    Section of General Internal Medicine 111O, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1 Veterans Dr, Minneapolis, MN 55417
    Arch Intern Med 162:2597-604. 2002
    ..Diabetes mellitus, impaired fasting glucose level, or insulin resistance are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease...
  39. ncbi Role of fibric acid derivatives in the management of risk factors for coronary heart disease
    Jean Pierre Despres
    Quebec Heart Institute, Laval Hospital Research Center, Quebec, Canada
    Drugs 64:2177-98. 2004
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  40. ncbi MRC/BHF Heart Protection Study
    Sander J Robins
    Lancet 360:1780; author reply 1783-4. 2002