Dellara F Terry

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A hierarchical and modular approach to the discovery of robust associations in genome-wide association studies from pooled DNA samples
    Paola Sebastiani
    Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston 02118 MA, USA
    BMC Genet 9:6. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular advantages among the offspring of centenarians
    Dellara F Terry
    The New England Centenarian Study, Geriatrics Section, Boston Medical Center, 88 East Newton Street, F 4, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:M425-31. 2003
  3. pmc Association of longer telomeres with better health in centenarians
    Dellara F Terry
    New England Centenarian Study, Geriatrics Section of the Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, 88 East Newton Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:809-12. 2008
  4. pmc Disentangling the roles of disability and morbidity in survival to exceptional old age
    Dellara F Terry
    New England Centenarian Study, Geriatrics Section of the Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:277-83. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of Framingham offspring participants with long-lived parents
    Dellara F Terry
    Boston University School of Medicine, Geriatrics Section, Boston Medical Center, 88 E Newton St, Robinson 2, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:438-44. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors predictive for survival and morbidity-free survival in the oldest-old Framingham Heart Study participants
    Dellara F Terry
    Department of Geriatrics, Boston Medical Center, School of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1944-50. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease delay in centenarian offspring
    Dellara F Terry
    Geriatrics Section, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:385-9. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Lower all-cause, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality in centenarians' offspring
    Dellara F Terry
    Geriatrics Section, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:2074-6. 2004
  9. pmc Centenarian offspring: start healthier and stay healthier
    Emily R Adams
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:2089-92. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Cancer in the oldest old
    Stacy L Andersen
    The New England Centenarian Study, Geriatrics Section, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, 88 East Newton Street, Robinson 2, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Mech Ageing Dev 126:263-7. 2005

Research Grants

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Publications16

  1. pmc A hierarchical and modular approach to the discovery of robust associations in genome-wide association studies from pooled DNA samples
    Paola Sebastiani
    Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston 02118 MA, USA
    BMC Genet 9:6. 2008
    ..One of the challenges of the analysis of pooling-based genome wide association studies is to identify authentic associations among potentially thousands of false positive associations...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular advantages among the offspring of centenarians
    Dellara F Terry
    The New England Centenarian Study, Geriatrics Section, Boston Medical Center, 88 East Newton Street, F 4, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:M425-31. 2003
    ..A significant component of the ability to survive to exceptional old age may be familial. This study assessed the prevalence of age-related diseases in the offspring of centenarians...
  3. pmc Association of longer telomeres with better health in centenarians
    Dellara F Terry
    New England Centenarian Study, Geriatrics Section of the Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, 88 East Newton Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:809-12. 2008
    ..This raises the possibility that perhaps it is not exceptional longevity but one's function and health that may be associated with telomere length...
  4. pmc Disentangling the roles of disability and morbidity in survival to exceptional old age
    Dellara F Terry
    New England Centenarian Study, Geriatrics Section of the Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:277-83. 2008
    ..Therefore, we hypothesize that for some centenarians, compression of disability rather than morbidity is a key feature for survival to old age...
  5. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of Framingham offspring participants with long-lived parents
    Dellara F Terry
    Boston University School of Medicine, Geriatrics Section, Boston Medical Center, 88 E Newton St, Robinson 2, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:438-44. 2007
    ..Prior research has suggested that delay or avoidance of cardiovascular disease and cardiovascular disease risk factors plays an important role in longevity...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors predictive for survival and morbidity-free survival in the oldest-old Framingham Heart Study participants
    Dellara F Terry
    Department of Geriatrics, Boston Medical Center, School of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1944-50. 2005
    ..To examine whether midlife cardiovascular risk factors predict survival and survival free of major comorbidities to the age of 85...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease delay in centenarian offspring
    Dellara F Terry
    Geriatrics Section, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:385-9. 2004
    ..Previously, the authors have shown that an important component of the ability to survive to exceptionally old age is family health history. This study assessed the age at onset of age-related diseases in centenarian offspring...
  8. ncbi request reprint Lower all-cause, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality in centenarians' offspring
    Dellara F Terry
    Geriatrics Section, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:2074-6. 2004
    ..To assess the cause of death for centenarians' offspring and controls...
  9. pmc Centenarian offspring: start healthier and stay healthier
    Emily R Adams
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:2089-92. 2008
    ..To assess the relative incidence of age-related diseases in a group of centenarian offspring who have thus far been considered to be predisposed to "healthy" aging...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cancer in the oldest old
    Stacy L Andersen
    The New England Centenarian Study, Geriatrics Section, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, 88 East Newton Street, Robinson 2, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Mech Ageing Dev 126:263-7. 2005
    ..Some cancers are very rare among these individuals suggesting that there are certain cancers that may be incompatible with survival to extreme old age...
  11. pmc Serum heat shock protein 70 level as a biomarker of exceptional longevity
    Dellara F Terry
    Geriatrics Section, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Mech Ageing Dev 127:862-8. 2006
    ..05, 1.13, 3.07, 6.93, respectively, suggesting that a low serum Hsp70 level is associated with longevity; however, no genetic associations were found with two SNPs within two hsp70 genes...
  12. pmc RNA editing genes associated with extreme old age in humans and with lifespan in C. elegans
    Paola Sebastiani
    Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e8210. 2009
    ..The majority of genes found thus far to be associated with longevity primarily function in lipoprotein metabolism and insulin/IGF-1 signaling. There are likely many more genetic modifiers of human longevity that remain to be discovered...
  13. pmc The brachial artery remodels to maintain local shear stress despite the presence of cardiovascular risk factors
    William B Chung
    Evans Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 29:606-12. 2009
    ..Recent studies have shown that the brachial artery and other peripheral arteries are enlarged in patients with risk factors and cardiovascular disease, and we tested the hypothesis that this finding represents maladaptive remodeling...
  14. pmc Personality traits of centenarians' offspring
    Jane L Givens
    New England Centenarian Study, Geriatrics Section, School of Medicine, Boston University and Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:683-5. 2009
    ..To determine whether the offspring of centenarians have personality characteristics that are distinct from the general population...
  15. pmc Cardiovascular disease delay in centenarian offspring: role of heat shock proteins
    Dellara F Terry
    Deputy Chief, Center for Molecular Stress Response, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, 650 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1019:502-5. 2004
    ..We hypothesize that low levels of circulating serum HSP70 may be an indicator of a healthy state and point to longevity of the host; therefore, our results suggest that levels of circulating serum HSP70 may be a marker for longevity...
  16. pmc Characteristics of 32 supercentenarians
    Emily A Schoenhofen
    Clinical Aging Program, Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1237-40. 2006
    ..To report phenotypic characteristics of 32 age-validated supercentenarians...

Research Grants2

  1. Genetics of Cardiac Disease in Centenarian Offspring
    Dellara Terry; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  2. Centenarian Offspring and Vascular Disease Resistance
    Dellara Terry; Fiscal Year: 2007
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