S S Schiffman

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Potential health effects of odor from animal operations, wastewater treatment, and recycling of byproducts
    Susan S Schiffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Box 3259, 54212 Woodhall Building, Duke University Medical School, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Agromedicine 9:397-403. 2004
  2. ncbi Effect of repeated presentation on sweetness intensity of binary and ternary mixtures of sweeteners
    Susan S Schiffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Chem Senses 28:219-29. 2003
  3. ncbi Elevated and sustained desire for sweet taste in african-americans: a potential factor in the development of obesity
    S S Schiffman
    From the Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Nutrition 16:886-93. 2000
  4. ncbi Taste and smell perception affect appetite and immunity in the elderly
    S S Schiffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical School, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 54:S54-63. 2000
  5. ncbi Effect of antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory medications on the sense of taste
    S S Schiffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Box 3259, Duke University Medical School, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Physiol Behav 69:413-24. 2000
  6. ncbi Taste quality and neural coding: implications from psychophysics and neurophysiology
    S S Schiffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Physiol Behav 69:147-59. 2000
  7. ncbi Effect of taste and smell on secretion rate of salivary IgA in elderly and young persons
    S S Schiffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Box 3259, Duke University Medical School, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Nutr Health Aging 3:158-64. 1999
  8. ncbi Synergism among ternary mixtures of fourteen sweeteners
    S S Schiffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Chem Senses 25:131-40. 2000
  9. ncbi Effect of medications on taste: example of amitriptyline HCl
    S S Schiffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical School, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Physiol Behav 66:183-91. 1999
  10. ncbi Effect of temperature, pH, and ions on sweet taste
    S S Schiffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical School, Box 3259, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Physiol Behav 68:469-81. 2000

Research Grants

  1. GUSTATORY AND OLFACTORY CHANGES WITH AGE
    SUSAN SCHIFFMAN; Fiscal Year: 2005

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi Potential health effects of odor from animal operations, wastewater treatment, and recycling of byproducts
    Susan S Schiffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Box 3259, 54212 Woodhall Building, Duke University Medical School, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Agromedicine 9:397-403. 2004
    ..Methods for validation of health symptoms, presence of odor, and efficacy of odor management techniques are described as well...
  2. ncbi Effect of repeated presentation on sweetness intensity of binary and ternary mixtures of sweeteners
    Susan S Schiffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Chem Senses 28:219-29. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that the decline in sweetness intensity experienced over repeated exposure to a sweet stimulus could be reduced by the blending of sweeteners...
  3. ncbi Elevated and sustained desire for sweet taste in african-americans: a potential factor in the development of obesity
    S S Schiffman
    From the Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Nutrition 16:886-93. 2000
    ..If African Americans use sweet taste to compensate for feelings of stress, this compensation may also contribute to weight gain...
  4. ncbi Taste and smell perception affect appetite and immunity in the elderly
    S S Schiffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical School, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 54:S54-63. 2000
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  5. ncbi Effect of antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory medications on the sense of taste
    S S Schiffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Box 3259, Duke University Medical School, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Physiol Behav 69:413-24. 2000
    ..Most of these drugs when applied directly to the tongue also modified the taste intensity of other tastants (e.g., NaCl, citric acid)...
  6. ncbi Taste quality and neural coding: implications from psychophysics and neurophysiology
    S S Schiffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Physiol Behav 69:147-59. 2000
    ..e., neurons are not exclusively labeled for a particular sensation but cooperate with the others in the ensemble to encode taste quality...
  7. ncbi Effect of taste and smell on secretion rate of salivary IgA in elderly and young persons
    S S Schiffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Box 3259, Duke University Medical School, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Nutr Health Aging 3:158-64. 1999
    ..The improvements in salivary flow and secretory immunity by repeated taste and smell stimulation found here have clinical potential for treatment of immune deficiencies and dry mouth which frequently occur in elderly individuals...
  8. ncbi Synergism among ternary mixtures of fourteen sweeteners
    S S Schiffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Chem Senses 25:131-40. 2000
    ..However, most ternary mixtures were synergistic (significantly greater than the average of the three self-mixtures) to some degree...
  9. ncbi Effect of medications on taste: example of amitriptyline HCl
    S S Schiffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical School, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Physiol Behav 66:183-91. 1999
    ..Electrophysiological studies in gerbils also revealed taste decrements after a short adaptation to amitriptyline HCl...
  10. ncbi Effect of temperature, pH, and ions on sweet taste
    S S Schiffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical School, Box 3259, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Physiol Behav 68:469-81. 2000
    ..The main finding from this three-part study was that temperature, pH, and ions had little effect on perceived sweetness intensity. Even when significant differences were found in the temperature study, the effects were very small...
  11. ncbi Effect of the nucleoside analogs zidovudine, didanosine, stavudine, and lamivudine on the sense of taste
    S S Schiffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Nutrition 15:854-9. 1999
    ..This result was not due to use of medications by HIV-infected subjects because none of the subjects (neither HIV-infected nor control) were taking medications...
  12. ncbi Effect of protease inhibitors on the sense of taste
    S S Schiffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Nutrition 15:767-72. 1999
    ..These results are consistent with clinical findings that protease inhibitors produce taste complaints that can impact patient compliance...
  13. ncbi Selective inhibition of sweetness by the sodium salt of +/-2-(4-methoxyphenoxy)propanoic acid
    S S Schiffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical School, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Chem Senses 24:439-47. 1999
    ..The mixture data suggest that Na-PMP is a selective competitive inhibitor of sweet taste. The finding that pre-treatment can produce enhancement may be due to sensitization of sweetener receptors by Na-PMP...
  14. ncbi Taste and smell losses in normal aging and disease
    S S Schiffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    JAMA 278:1357-62. 1997
    ..To review the scientific literature on the alterations in the senses of taste and smell in the elderly, including causes, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment...
  15. ncbi Effect of psychotropic drugs on taste responses in young and elderly persons
    S S Schiffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 855:732-7. 1998
    ..These results indicate that both hypogeusia and dysgeusia may be induced by psychotropic medications...
  16. ncbi Combination of flavor enhancement and chemosensory education improves nutritional status in older cancer patients
    S S Schiffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Nutr Health Aging 11:439-54. 2007
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  17. ncbi Taste effects of lingual application of cardiovascular medications
    J Zervakis
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Physiol Behav 68:405-13. 2000
    ..The mechanism of taste effects is not fully known, but the results of this study suggest one route may be due to medications' effect on peripheral taste receptors...
  18. ncbi Use of flavor-amplified foods to improve nutritional status in elderly patients
    S S Schiffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 561:267-76. 1989
    ..Clinical studies suggest that the addition of odors to foods to compensate for diminished chemosensory functioning is often helpful in increasing intake of nutrient-dense foods in older persons...
  19. ncbi Taste, smell and neuropsychological performance of individuals at familial risk for Alzheimer's disease
    S S Schiffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 23:397-404. 2002
    ..This effect may be separate from one known genetic risk factor of AD, APOE, and supports that multiple genes are likely responsible for the disease and its associated memory and other neurocognitive symptoms...
  20. ncbi Critical illness and changes in sensory perception
    Susan S Schiffman
    Department of Psychiatry, 54212 Woodhall Building, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710 3259, USA
    Proc Nutr Soc 66:331-45. 2007
    ..The study demonstrates that critical illness (e.g. coronary artery bypass surgery) can exacerbate sensory losses in an older cohort...
  21. ncbi Science of odor as a potential health issue
    Susan S Schiffman
    Department of Psychiatry, 54212 Woodhall Building, Box 3259, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710 3259, USA
    J Environ Qual 34:129-38. 2005
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  22. pmc Symptomatic effects of exposure to diluted air sampled from a swine confinement atmosphere on healthy human subjects
    Susan S Schiffman
    Department of Psychiatry, 54212 Woodhall Building, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710 3259, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:567-76. 2005
    ..These results indicate that short-term exposure in an environmental chamber to malodorous emissions from a swine house at levels expected downwind can induce clinically important symptoms in healthy human volunteers...
  23. ncbi Odor from industrial hog farming operations and mucosal immune function in neighbors
    Rachel C Avery
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    Arch Environ Health 59:101-8. 2004
    ..Findings support the hypothesized immunosuppressive effect of malodor on mucosal immunity and provide preliminary data useful in understanding health effects related to malodor from industrial hog farming operations...
  24. pmc Air pollution and odor in communities near industrial swine operations
    Steve Wing
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1362-8. 2008
    ..Odors can affect health and quality of life. Industrialized animal agriculture creates odorant compounds that are components of a mixture of agents that could trigger symptoms reported by neighbors of livestock operations...
  25. ncbi Dispersion modeling to compare alternative technologies for odor remediation at swine facilities
    Susan S Schiffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710 3259, USA
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 58:1166-76. 2008
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  26. doi Splenda alters gut microflora and increases intestinal p-glycoprotein and cytochrome p-450 in male rats
    Mohamed B Abou-Donia
    Department of Pharmacology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 71:1415-29. 2008
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  27. ncbi Taste and smell perception in the elderly: effect of medications and disease
    Susan S Schiffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Adv Food Nutr Res 44:247-346. 2002
  28. ncbi Sensory acuity and reasoning in delusional disorder
    Charles R Conway
    Duke University Department of Psychiatry, John Umstead Hospital, Butner, NC 27509, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 43:175-8. 2002
    ..Further, the study suggests that this reasoning difference generalizes to events outside the DD subjects' delusional realm and can be evoked in an experimental environment...
  29. ncbi Aspartame: review of safety
    Harriett H Butchko
    Medical and Scientific Affairs, The NutraSweet Company, Mt Prospect, Illinois 60056, USA
    Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 35:S1-93. 2002
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Research Grants1

  1. GUSTATORY AND OLFACTORY CHANGES WITH AGE
    SUSAN SCHIFFMAN; Fiscal Year: 2005
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