C N Boozer

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint VGF is required for obesity induced by diet, gold thioglucose treatment, and agouti and is differentially regulated in pro-opiomelanocortin- and neuropeptide Y-containing arcuate neurons in response to fasting
    Seung Hahm
    Fishberg Research Center for Neurobiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Neurosci 22:6929-38. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Energy balance in early-stage Huntington disease
    Ann M Gaba
    Department of Food and Nutrition Services, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:1335-41. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Simmondsin for weight loss in rats
    C N Boozer
    Department of Medicine, Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York 10025, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1143-8. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint An herbal supplement containing Ma Huang-Guarana for weight loss: a randomized, double-blind trial
    C N Boozer
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center and Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York 10025, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:316-24. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Herbal ephedra/caffeine for weight loss: a 6-month randomized safety and efficacy trial
    C N Boozer
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital and Columbia University, New York 10025, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:593-604. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint High-fat diet feeding elevates skeletal muscle uncoupling protein 3 levels but not its activity in rats
    C J Chou
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Obes Res 9:313-9. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Resting energy expenditure-fat-free mass relationship: new insights provided by body composition modeling
    Z Wang
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10025, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 279:E539-45. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint High-fat hypocaloric diet modifies carbohydrate utilization of obese rats during weight loss
    M C Cha
    New York Obesity Research Center, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital, New York 10025, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 280:E797-803. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Resting energy expenditure: systematic organization and critique of prediction methods
    Z Wang
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Obes Res 9:331-6. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Sleeping metabolic rate in relation to body mass index and body composition
    K Zhang
    Institute of Human Nutrition, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:376-83. 2002

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Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint VGF is required for obesity induced by diet, gold thioglucose treatment, and agouti and is differentially regulated in pro-opiomelanocortin- and neuropeptide Y-containing arcuate neurons in response to fasting
    Seung Hahm
    Fishberg Research Center for Neurobiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Neurosci 22:6929-38. 2002
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Energy balance in early-stage Huntington disease
    Ann M Gaba
    Department of Food and Nutrition Services, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:1335-41. 2005
    ..Huntington disease (HD) is a genetic neurologic disorder. Weight loss is common in HD and is related to progression of the disease, but the cause of weight loss remains unclear...
  3. ncbi request reprint Simmondsin for weight loss in rats
    C N Boozer
    Department of Medicine, Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York 10025, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1143-8. 2006
    ..To investigate the safety and efficacy for weight loss of simmondsin, a dietary supplement extracted from the seed of the jojoba plant (Simmondsia chinensis)...
  4. ncbi request reprint An herbal supplement containing Ma Huang-Guarana for weight loss: a randomized, double-blind trial
    C N Boozer
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center and Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York 10025, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:316-24. 2001
    ..To examine in overweight humans the short-term safety and efficacy for weight loss of an herbal supplement containing Ma Huang, Guarana and other ingredients...
  5. ncbi request reprint Herbal ephedra/caffeine for weight loss: a 6-month randomized safety and efficacy trial
    C N Boozer
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital and Columbia University, New York 10025, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:593-604. 2002
    ..To examine long-term safety and efficacy for weight loss of an herbal Ma Huang and Kola nut supplement (90/192 mg/day ephedrine alkaloids/caffeine)...
  6. ncbi request reprint High-fat diet feeding elevates skeletal muscle uncoupling protein 3 levels but not its activity in rats
    C J Chou
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Obes Res 9:313-9. 2001
    ..The objective of this study is to test the impact of high-fat diet (HFD) feeding on skeletal muscle (SM) uncoupling protein 3 (UCP3) expression and its association with mitochondrial ion permeability and whole-body energy homeostasis...
  7. ncbi request reprint Resting energy expenditure-fat-free mass relationship: new insights provided by body composition modeling
    Z Wang
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10025, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 279:E539-45. 2000
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint High-fat hypocaloric diet modifies carbohydrate utilization of obese rats during weight loss
    M C Cha
    New York Obesity Research Center, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital, New York 10025, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 280:E797-803. 2001
    ..These data suggest that dietary fat content modifies whole body glucose oxidation and intra-abdominal adipocyte glucose uptake during weight loss...
  9. ncbi request reprint Resting energy expenditure: systematic organization and critique of prediction methods
    Z Wang
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Obes Res 9:331-6. 2001
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Sleeping metabolic rate in relation to body mass index and body composition
    K Zhang
    Institute of Human Nutrition, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:376-83. 2002
    ..Specifically to determine the relationship between changes in SMR and body weight, body mass index (BMI, kg/m(2)), and fat-free mass (FFM); and to compare resting metabolic rate (RMR) with SMR during different periods of sleep...
  11. ncbi request reprint Heterozygosity for Lep(ob) or Lep(rdb) affects body composition and leptin homeostasis in adult mice
    W K Chung
    Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York 10032, USA
    Am J Physiol 274:R985-90. 1998
    ..These results raise the possibility that human mutations that have even subtle effects on the leptin/leptin receptor system in either the homozygous or heterozygous state may have significant effects on adiposity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Assessment of human locomotion by using an insole measurement system and artificial neural networks
    Kuan Zhang
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, 1111 Amsterdam Avenue, Room 1017, New York, NY 10025, USA
    J Biomech 38:2276-87. 2005
    ..It provides an alternative tool to the use of a gait lab to quantitatively study locomotion with high accuracy via a small, light and portable device, and to do so under free-living conditions for the clinical applications...
  13. ncbi request reprint Coffee, diabetes, and weight control
    James A Greenberg
    Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Brooklyn College, City University of New York, New York, NY 11210, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:682-93. 2006
    ..However, the ability of decaffeinated coffee to achieve these effects is based on a limited number of studies, and the underlying biological mechanisms have yet to be elucidated...
  14. ncbi request reprint Neuronal deletion of Lepr elicits diabesity in mice without affecting cold tolerance or fertility
    Julie E McMinn
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Molecular Genetics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 289:E403-11. 2005
    ..However, fertility and cold tolerance remain intact unless hypothalamic LEPR deficiency is complete...
  15. ncbi request reprint Acute insulin-induced elevations of circulating leptin and feeding inhibition in lean but not obese rats
    Kimberly A Singh
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, 1111 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 289:R373-R379. 2005
    ..Our data suggest that elevations of leptin within the physiological range may contribute to short-term inhibition of food intake in rats and that this process may be stimulated by feeding-related insulin release...
  16. ncbi request reprint Improving energy expenditure estimation for physical activity
    Kuan Zhang
    NY Obesity Research Center, St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital and Institute of Human Nutrition, Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:883-9. 2004
    ..An additional aim was to improve the accuracy of the estimation of energy expenditure of physical activity based on second-by-second information of type, onset, and duration of activity...
  17. ncbi request reprint Measurement of human daily physical activity
    Kuan Zhang
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital New York, New York 10025, USA
    Obes Res 11:33-40. 2003
    ..To validate a new device, Intelligent Device for Energy Expenditure and Activity (IDEEA), for the measurement of duration, frequency, and intensity of various types of human physical activity (PA)...
  18. ncbi request reprint High-resolution magnetic resonance imaging tracks changes in organ and tissue mass in obese and aging rats
    Haiying Tang
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, New York 10025, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 282:R890-9. 2002
    ..No differences were detected in organ weights using MRI and dissection measurements. Longitudinal MRI measurements made during the development of obesity and aging accurately represented changes in organ and tissue mass...
  19. ncbi request reprint Intentional weight loss reduces mortality rate in a rodent model of dietary obesity
    Joseph R Vasselli
    New York Obesity Research Center, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Obes Res 13:693-702. 2005
    ..Life span, body weight, and leptin levels were measured...
  20. pmc Adiponectin levels during low- and high-fat eucaloric diets in lean and obese women
    Evan S Berk
    Institute of Human Nutrition, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Obes Res 13:1566-71. 2005
    ..Little is known about changes in adiponectin with changes in the fat content of eucaloric diets. We hypothesized that dietary fat content may influence adiponectin according to an individual's SI...
  21. pmc Metabolic inflexibility in substrate use is present in African-American but not Caucasian healthy, premenopausal, nondiabetic women
    Evan S Berk
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, 1111 Amsterdam Avenue, Department of Medicine, Babcock Building Room 1031, New York, NY 10025, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:4099-106. 2006
    ..Metabolic inflexibility (MI) is the inability to switch the use of lipids and carbohydrates in the peripheral tissue (i.e. muscle) based upon substrate availability...
  22. pmc Higher post-absorptive skeletal muscle LPL activity in African American vs. non-Hispanic White pre-menopausal women
    Evan S Berk
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Hospital, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:199-201. 2008
    ..Higher post-absorptive post-heparin plasma lipoprotein lipase (LPL) activity has been reported in African Americans as compared to non-Hispanic whites but differences in tissue-specific LPL activity are unclear...

Research Grants1

  1. Free-Living Physical Activity and Energy Expenditure
    Carol Boozer; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Finally, data from these studies will provide the basis for a future application to conduct a longitudinal, PA intervention study in this population. ..