MARCELLA D WALKER

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Combination therapy with risedronate and teriparatide in male osteoporosis
    MARCELLA D WALKER
    Metabolic Bone Diseases Unit, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 630 West 168th Street, PH 8W 864, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Endocrine 44:237-46. 2013
  2. pmc Nontraditional manifestations of primary hyperparathyroidism
    MARCELLA DONOVAN WALKER
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Densitom 16:40-7. 2013
  3. pmc Effect of parathyroidectomy on subclinical cardiovascular disease in mild primary hyperparathyroidism
    M D Walker
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Eur J Endocrinol 167:277-85. 2012
  4. pmc Volumetric bone mineral density at the spine and hip in Chinese American and White women
    M D Walker
    Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 630 West 168th Street, PH8 West 864, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Osteoporos Int 23:2499-506. 2012
  5. pmc Effect of renal function on skeletal health in primary hyperparathyroidism
    MARCELLA D WALKER
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Department of Medicine, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:1501-7. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint A referent bone mineral density database for Chinese American women
    M Donovan Walker
    Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York Downtown Hospital, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Osteoporos Int 17:878-87. 2006
  7. pmc Differences in bone microarchitecture between postmenopausal Chinese-American and white women
    MARCELLA D WALKER
    Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 26:1392-8. 2011
  8. pmc Application of high-resolution skeletal imaging to measurements of volumetric BMD and skeletal microarchitecture in Chinese-American and white women: explanation of a paradox
    MARCELLA D WALKER
    Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 24:1953-9. 2009
  9. pmc Neuropsychological features in primary hyperparathyroidism: a prospective study
    MARCELLA D WALKER
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:1951-8. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Determinants of bone mineral density in Chinese-American women
    M D Walker
    Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, PH8W 864, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Osteoporos Int 18:471-8. 2007

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Combination therapy with risedronate and teriparatide in male osteoporosis
    MARCELLA D WALKER
    Metabolic Bone Diseases Unit, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 630 West 168th Street, PH 8W 864, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Endocrine 44:237-46. 2013
    ..The results suggest combination risedronate and teriparatide therapy holds promise as a treatment for osteoporosis...
  2. pmc Nontraditional manifestations of primary hyperparathyroidism
    MARCELLA DONOVAN WALKER
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Densitom 16:40-7. 2013
    ..Despite recent progress in these areas, more data from rigorously designed studies are needed to better inform the clinical management of patients with asymptomatic PHPT...
  3. pmc Effect of parathyroidectomy on subclinical cardiovascular disease in mild primary hyperparathyroidism
    M D Walker
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Eur J Endocrinol 167:277-85. 2012
    ..It is unclear whether parathyroidectomy (PTX) improves these abnormalities. The purpose of this study was to determine whether cardiovascular abnormalities in PHPT improve with PTX...
  4. pmc Volumetric bone mineral density at the spine and hip in Chinese American and White women
    M D Walker
    Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 630 West 168th Street, PH8 West 864, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Osteoporos Int 23:2499-506. 2012
    ..Compared with White women, Chinese American women have greater cortical volumetric bone density (vBMD) at the hip, congruent with the results at the peripheral skeleton...
  5. pmc Effect of renal function on skeletal health in primary hyperparathyroidism
    MARCELLA D WALKER
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Department of Medicine, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:1501-7. 2012
    ..73 m(2). It is unclear, however, whether values below this threshold of renal impairment affect bone and mineral metabolism in PHPT...
  6. ncbi request reprint A referent bone mineral density database for Chinese American women
    M Donovan Walker
    Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York Downtown Hospital, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Osteoporos Int 17:878-87. 2006
    ..It is expected that a race-specific database will be useful in the assessment of bone health for Chinese American women...
  7. pmc Differences in bone microarchitecture between postmenopausal Chinese-American and white women
    MARCELLA D WALKER
    Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 26:1392-8. 2011
    ..Whole-bone finite-element analysis may indicate that the thicker, more dense cortical bone and thicker trabeculae in postmenopausal Chinese-American women compensate for fewer trabeculae and smaller bone size...
  8. pmc Application of high-resolution skeletal imaging to measurements of volumetric BMD and skeletal microarchitecture in Chinese-American and white women: explanation of a paradox
    MARCELLA D WALKER
    Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 24:1953-9. 2009
    ..Using the high-resolution technology, the results provide a mechanistic explanation for why Chinese women have fewer hip and forearm fractures than white women...
  9. pmc Neuropsychological features in primary hyperparathyroidism: a prospective study
    MARCELLA D WALKER
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:1951-8. 2009
    ..Data regarding the presence, extent, and reversibility of psychological and cognitive features of primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) are conflicting...
  10. ncbi request reprint Determinants of bone mineral density in Chinese-American women
    M D Walker
    Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, PH8W 864, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Osteoporos Int 18:471-8. 2007
    ..We identified determinants of BMD among 359 Chinese-American women in order to identify risk factors for low BMD in this burgeoning population. BMD in Chinese-American women is influenced by a number of factors, including immigration...
  11. pmc Premenopausal and postmenopausal differences in bone microstructure and mechanical competence in Chinese-American and white women
    MARCELLA D WALKER
    Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 28:1308-18. 2013
    ..Within-race cross-sectional differences between premenopausal and postmenopausal women suggest greater loss of plate-like Tb bone with aging in Chinese-Americans, though thicker cortices and more plate-like Tb bone persists...
  12. pmc Better skeletal microstructure confers greater mechanical advantages in Chinese-American women versus white women
    X Sherry Liu
    Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 26:1783-92. 2011
    ..The observation that Chinese-American women have a major microstructural advantage over white women may help to explain why their risk of fracture is lower despite their lower BMD...
  13. pmc Circulating sclerostin levels and markers of bone turnover in Chinese-American and white women
    Aline G Costa
    630 West 168th Street, PH8 West 864, New York, New York 10032
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:4736-43. 2013
    ..Chinese-American women have bone microarchitectural features that confer greater bone stiffness compared to white women, but the physiology underlying these findings has not been investigated...
  14. pmc Trabecular bone score is associated with volumetric bone density and microarchitecture as assessed by central QCT and HRpQCT in Chinese American and white women
    Barbara C Silva
    Metabolic Bone Diseases Unit, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Clin Densitom 16:554-61. 2013
    ..Significant associations between TBS and measures of HRpQCT and QCT in WH and CH pre- and postmenopausal women demonstrated here suggest that TBS may be a useful adjunct to aBMD for assessing bone quality...
  15. pmc Predictors of renal function in primary hyperparathyroidism
    MARCELLA D WALKER
    Departments of Medicine M D W, T N, A K, C Z, D J M, S J S and Surgery J A L, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 99:1885-92. 2014
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  16. doi request reprint Lower cortical porosity and higher tissue mineral density in Chinese American versus white women
    Stephanie Boutroy
    College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 29:551-61. 2014
    ..Po and greater Ct.TMD explain higher Ct.BMD in Chinese American versus white women. Thicker and preserved cortical bone structure in Chinese American women may contribute to greater resistance to fracture compared to white women...
  17. pmc Association between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D level and subclinical cardiovascular disease in primary hyperparathyroidism
    MARCELLA D WALKER
    Departments of Medicine M D W, E C, A K, M R D T, S H, R L, P Y, C Z, D J M, S J S and Surgery J A L, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032 and Department of Neurology T R, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida 33136
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 99:671-80. 2014
    ..25OHD insufficiency (20-29 ng/mL) and deficiency (<20 ng/mL) are common in primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT), but their association with CV disease in PHPT has not been systematically investigated...
  18. ncbi request reprint Race and diet interactions in the acquisition, maintenance, and loss of bone
    MARCELLA D WALKER
    Division of Endocrinology, Metabolic Bone Disease Unit, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Nutr 138:1256S-60S. 2008
    ..Predictors of aBMD have been reported for African American and American white adults and predictors of aBMD in Chinese American women have recently been studied. Much remains to be studied regarding interactions between race and diet...
  19. pmc Asymptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism
    Shonni J Silverberg
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Densitom 16:14-21. 2013
    ..In addition, we will summarize available information on treatment indications and options for those with asymptomatic disease...
  20. pmc Vitamin D deficiency is associated with subclinical carotid atherosclerosis: the Northern Manhattan study
    Angela L Carrelli
    Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Stroke 42:2240-5. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the association of vitamin D deficiency and indices of mineral metabolism with subclinical carotid markers that predict cardiovascular events...
  21. ncbi request reprint Parathyroidectomy in asymptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism: improves "bones" but not "psychic moans"
    MARCELLA D WALKER
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:1613-5. 2007

Research Grants2

  1. Aspects of Bone Quality Among Chinese American Women
    MARCELLA WALKER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This project will, in addition, enable me to acquire both the technical and research methodological skills necessary to develop into an independent investigator in metabolic bone disease. ..