Matthew Gillman

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Meeting report on the 3rd International Congress on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD)
    Matthew W Gillman
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatr Res 61:625-9. 2007
  2. pmc Antecedents of obesity - analysis, interpretation, and use of longitudinal data
    Matthew W Gillman
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:14-6; author reply 17-8. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Relationships of physical activity with dietary behaviors among adults
    M W Gillman
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Prev Med 32:295-301. 2001
  4. pmc Effect of treatment of gestational diabetes mellitus on obesity in the next generation
    Matthew W Gillman
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:964-8. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological challenges in studying the fetal origins of adult disease
    Matthew W Gillman
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:1. 2005
  6. pmc Breast-feeding and overweight in adolescence: within-family analysis [corrected]
    Matthew W Gillman
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 17:112-4. 2006
  7. pmc Maternal corticotropin-releasing hormone levels during pregnancy and offspring adiposity
    Matthew W Gillman
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1647-53. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Breast-feeding, adipokines, and childhood obesity
    Matthew W Gillman
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 18:730-2. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Maternal age and other predictors of newborn blood pressure
    Matthew W Gillman
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pediatr 144:240-5. 2004
  10. pmc Developmental origins of childhood overweight: potential public health impact
    Matthew W Gillman
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1651-6. 2008

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Publications88

  1. ncbi request reprint Meeting report on the 3rd International Congress on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD)
    Matthew W Gillman
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatr Res 61:625-9. 2007
    ..Improving the environment to which an individual is exposed during development may be as important as any other public health effort to enhance population health world wide...
  2. pmc Antecedents of obesity - analysis, interpretation, and use of longitudinal data
    Matthew W Gillman
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:14-6; author reply 17-8. 2007
    ..Ultimately, interventions in these factors may help prevent obesity-related adverse health outcomes for future generations...
  3. ncbi request reprint Relationships of physical activity with dietary behaviors among adults
    M W Gillman
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Prev Med 32:295-301. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine relationships between physical activity and dietary quality and to identify determinants of the combination of sedentary behavior and suboptimal diet...
  4. pmc Effect of treatment of gestational diabetes mellitus on obesity in the next generation
    Matthew W Gillman
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:964-8. 2010
    ..Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) may cause obesity in the offspring. The objective was to assess the effect of treatment for mild GDM on the BMI of 4- to 5-year-old children...
  5. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological challenges in studying the fetal origins of adult disease
    Matthew W Gillman
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:1. 2005
  6. pmc Breast-feeding and overweight in adolescence: within-family analysis [corrected]
    Matthew W Gillman
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 17:112-4. 2006
    ..These associations may be confounded by sociocultural determinants of both breast-feeding and obesity. We addressed this possibility by assessing the association of breast-feeding duration with adolescent obesity within sibling sets...
  7. pmc Maternal corticotropin-releasing hormone levels during pregnancy and offspring adiposity
    Matthew W Gillman
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1647-53. 2006
    ..We examined associations of maternal corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) levels in the late 2nd trimester of pregnancy, a marker of fetal glucocorticoid exposure, with child adiposity at age 3 years...
  8. ncbi request reprint Breast-feeding, adipokines, and childhood obesity
    Matthew W Gillman
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 18:730-2. 2007
    ..It is possible that adipokine exposure in infancy determines later weight status, but fundamental research is needed on associations of circulating adipokines with excess weight gain and on determinants of adipokine levels...
  9. ncbi request reprint Maternal age and other predictors of newborn blood pressure
    Matthew W Gillman
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pediatr 144:240-5. 2004
    ..To investigate perinatal predictors of newborn blood pressure...
  10. pmc Developmental origins of childhood overweight: potential public health impact
    Matthew W Gillman
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1651-6. 2008
    ..Interventions to modify several factors during pregnancy and infancy could have substantial impact on prevention of childhood overweight...
  11. pmc Maternal calcium intake and offspring blood pressure
    Matthew W Gillman
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Circulation 110:1990-5. 2004
    ..Few data exist on the intergenerational influence of calcium intake during pregnancy on offspring blood pressure...
  12. ncbi request reprint Maternal gestational diabetes, birth weight, and adolescent obesity
    Matthew W Gillman
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 111:e221-6. 2003
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  13. ncbi request reprint Risk of overweight among adolescents who were breastfed as infants
    M W Gillman
    Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, 126 Brookline Ave, Suite 200, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    JAMA 285:2461-7. 2001
    ..Physiological and behavioral mechanisms and preliminary epidemiologic data suggest that breastfeeding could lower the risk of subsequent obesity in adolescence...
  14. pmc Associations of seafood and elongated n-3 fatty acid intake with fetal growth and length of gestation: results from a US pregnancy cohort
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:774-83. 2004
    ..Results from this US cohort support the conclusion that seafood intake during pregnancy is associated with reduced fetal growth...
  15. pmc Gestational weight gain and child adiposity at age 3 years
    Emily Oken
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:322.e1-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the associations of gestational weight gain with child adiposity...
  16. pmc Early child care and adiposity at ages 1 and 3 years
    Sara E Benjamin
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 124:555-62. 2009
    ..The majority of infants in the United States are in nonparental child care, yet little is known about the effect of child care on development of obesity...
  17. pmc Family dinner and disordered eating behaviors in a large cohort of adolescents
    Jess Haines
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Eat Disord 18:10-24. 2010
    ..Estimates of association among males were similar in direction and magnitude, although lower frequency of the outcomes resulted in less precise estimates and fewer statistically significant results...
  18. ncbi request reprint Family dinner and adolescent overweight
    Elsie M Taveras
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, 133 Brookline Avenue, Sixth Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Obes Res 13:900-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine both cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between frequency of family dinner and overweight status in a large sample of 9- to 14-year-old children...
  19. pmc Diet during early pregnancy and development of gestational diabetes
    Jenny S Radesky
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:47-59. 2008
    ..Nutritional status entering pregnancy, as reflected by pre-pregnancy BMI, is probably more important than pregnancy diet in development of GDM...
  20. pmc Plasma C-reactive protein in early pregnancy and preterm delivery
    Waranuch Pitiphat
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:1108-13. 2005
    ..64, 95% confidence interval: 0.94, 22.96) versus indicated delivery (odds ratio = 1.42, 95% confidence interval: 0.44, 4.61). These findings suggest that very high CRP levels in early pregnancy are associated with preterm delivery...
  21. pmc Short sleep duration in infancy and risk of childhood overweight
    Elsie M Taveras
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Ave, Sixth Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:305-11. 2008
    ..To examine the extent to which infant sleep duration is associated with overweight at age 3 years...
  22. doi request reprint Early infancy as a critical period for development of obesity and related conditions
    Matthew W Gillman
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 65:13-20; discussion 20-4. 2010
    ..less rapid weight gain for different outcomes, and to incorporate any interventions that prove to be efficacious into clinical and public health practice in a cost-effective manner...
  23. doi request reprint Dietary quality during pregnancy varies by maternal characteristics in Project Viva: a US cohort
    Sheryl L Rifas-Shiman
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:1004-11. 2009
    ..Maternal diet may influence outcomes of pregnancy and childhood, but data on correlates of food and nutrient intake during pregnancy are scarce...
  24. pmc Prenatal, perinatal, and heritable influences on cord blood immune responses
    Ben M Willwerth
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 96:445-53. 2006
    ..Maternal and perinatal environmental exposures, as well as inherited factors, may influence neonatal immune responses...
  25. pmc A qualitative study of gestational weight gain counseling and tracking
    Emily Oken
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, 133 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:1508-17. 2013
    ..Additional decision support tools within EMRs would be well received by many clinicians and may help improve the frequency and accuracy of GWG tracking and counseling. ..
  26. doi request reprint Parental perceptions of overweight counseling in primary care: the roles of race/ethnicity and parent overweight
    Elsie M Taveras
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1794-801. 2008
    ..To examine parental perceptions of primary care efforts aimed at childhood obesity prevention...
  27. pmc Maternal dietary pattern during pregnancy is not associated with recurrent wheeze in children
    Nancy E Lange
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 126:250-5, 255.e1-4. 2010
    ..Previous studies have found associations between individual foods or nutrients consumed during pregnancy and asthma or wheeze in children, but these may be confounded by overall dietary pattern...
  28. pmc Associations of physical activity and inactivity before and during pregnancy with glucose tolerance
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:1200-7. 2006
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  29. pmc Racial/ethnic differences in early-life risk factors for childhood obesity
    Elsie M Taveras
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 125:686-95. 2010
    ..By the preschool years, racial/ethnic disparities in obesity prevalence are already present. The objective of this study was to examine racial/ethnic differences in early-life risk factors for childhood obesity...
  30. pmc Associations of gestational weight gain with short- and longer-term maternal and child health outcomes
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:173-80. 2009
    ..For obese women, the lowest-risk weight change was weight loss in all models. Recommendations for gestational weight gain for obese women should be revised...
  31. pmc Associations of maternal prenatal smoking with child adiposity and blood pressure
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Obes Res 13:2021-8. 2005
    ..To examine the extent to which maternal prenatal smoking is associated with adiposity, central adiposity, and blood pressure in 3-year-old children...
  32. pmc Sociodemographic predictors of antenatal and postpartum depressive symptoms among women in a medical group practice
    Janet W Rich-Edwards
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:221-7. 2006
    ..This study investigated whether race/ethnicity, age, finances, and partnership status were associated with antenatal and postpartum depressive symptoms...
  33. ncbi request reprint Fetal origins of obesity
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obes Res 11:496-506. 2003
    ..Prevention of obesity starting in childhood is critical and can have lifelong, perhaps multigenerational, impact...
  34. pmc Maternal gestational weight gain and offspring weight in adolescence
    Emily Oken
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:999-1006. 2008
    ..To study associations of maternal gestational weight gain with offspring weight status in adolescence...
  35. pmc Candidate gene association study for diabetic retinopathy in persons with type 2 diabetes: the Candidate gene Association Resource (CARe)
    Lucia Sobrin
    Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:7593-602. 2011
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  36. pmc Higher adiposity in infancy associated with recurrent wheeze in a prospective cohort of children
    Elsie M Taveras
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:1161-1166.e3. 2008
    ..Few prospective data link early childhood adiposity with asthma-related symptoms...
  37. doi request reprint Maternal periodontitis and adverse pregnancy outcomes
    Waranuch Pitiphat
    Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 36:3-11. 2008
    ..We evaluated periodontitis in relation to preterm birth (<37 weeks' gestation) and small-for-gestational-age (SGA, birth weight below the 10th percentile of birth weight for gestational age) among a group of medically insured women...
  38. pmc Maternal depressive symptoms not associated with reduced height in young children in a US prospective cohort study
    Karen A Ertel
    Department of Society, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e13656. 2010
    ..We examined the relationships between antenatal and postpartum depressive symptoms and child height and linear growth from birth to age 3 years in a U.S. sample...
  39. pmc Maternal fish intake during pregnancy, blood mercury levels, and child cognition at age 3 years in a US cohort
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1171-81. 2008
    ..3, -0.9) for the WRAVMA. Fish consumption of < or =2 servings/week was not associated with a benefit. Dietary recommendations for pregnant women should incorporate the nutritional benefits as well as the risks of fish intake...
  40. pmc Maternal iron intake and iron status during pregnancy and child blood pressure at age 3 years
    Mandy B Belfort
    Division of Newborn Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 37:301-8. 2008
    ..Our aim was to examine the extent to which lower maternal iron intake, haemoglobin level and mean cell volume (MCV) during pregnancy are associated with higher child systolic blood pressure (SBP) at age 3 years...
  41. pmc Economic and other barriers to adopting recommendations to prevent childhood obesity: results of a focus group study with parents
    Kendrin R Sonneville
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Pediatr 9:81. 2009
    ..Exploration of barriers to and facilitators of parental decisions to adopt obesity prevention recommendations will inform future efforts to reduce childhood obesity...
  42. pmc Association between umbilical cord glucocorticoids and blood pressure at age 3 years
    Susanna Y Huh
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Med 6:25. 2008
    ..Data in humans are limited. We examined in humans the association between venous umbilical cord blood glucocorticoids, a potential marker for placental 11beta-HSD2 enzyme activity, and blood pressure at age 3 years...
  43. pmc Prospective association between milk intake and adiposity in preschool-aged children
    Susanna Y Huh
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:563-70. 2010
    ..To determine whether the quantity and type of milk (whole, reduced fat, or 1%/nonfat) consumed at age 2 years is associated with adiposity at age 3 years...
  44. pmc Association of maternal prenatal depressive symptoms with child cognition at age 3 years
    Alison C Tse
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 24:232-40. 2010
    ..5 (95% CI -3.0, 2.1)]. We found no evidence to suggest that maternal prenatal depression is independently associated with early child cognition...
  45. pmc Cord blood leptin and adiponectin as predictors of adiposity in children at 3 years of age: a prospective cohort study
    Christos S Mantzoros
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 123:682-9. 2009
    ....
  46. pmc Misperceived pre-pregnancy body weight status predicts excessive gestational weight gain: findings from a US cohort study
    Sharon J Herring
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:54. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association of misperceived pre-pregnancy body weight status with excessive gestational weight gain...
  47. doi request reprint Association between television viewing and poor diet quality in young children
    Sonia A Miller
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 3:168-76. 2008
    ..To examine the association between television/video (TV) viewing and markers of diet quality among 3-year-old children...
  48. pmc Associations of maternal fish intake during pregnancy and breastfeeding duration with attainment of developmental milestones in early childhood: a study from the Danish National Birth Cohort
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:789-96. 2008
    ..Few studies have examined the overall effect of maternal fish intake during pregnancy on child development or examined whether the developmental benefits of maternal fish intake are greater in infants breastfed for a shorter duration...
  49. doi request reprint Antenatal and postpartum depressive symptoms are differentially associated with early childhood weight and adiposity
    Karen A Ertel
    Departments of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 24:179-89. 2010
    ..14 [0.11, 2.18]). In conclusion, whereas antenatal depression was associated with smaller size and central adiposity at age 3 years, postpartum depression was associated with higher overall adiposity...
  50. doi request reprint Infant weight gain and school-age blood pressure and cognition in former preterm infants
    Mandy B Belfort
    Children s Hospital Boston, Division of Newborn Medicine, Hunnewell 437, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 125:e1419-26. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the extent to which infant weight gain is associated with systolic BP (SBP) and IQ at school age in former preterm, low birth weight infants...
  51. pmc Infant growth and child cognition at 3 years of age
    Mandy B Belfort
    Children s Hospital Boston, Division of Newborn Medicine, Hunnewell 437, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e689-95. 2008
    ..Infancy is a critical period for brain development. Few studies have examined the extent to which infant weight gain is associated with later neurodevelopmental outcomes in healthy populations...
  52. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological challenges in studying the fetal origins of adult chronic disease
    Matthew W Gillman
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 31:294-9. 2002
  53. ncbi request reprint Trends in overweight from 1980 through 2001 among preschool-aged children enrolled in a health maintenance organization
    Juhee Kim
    Department of Society and Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1107-12. 2006
    ..To examine overweight trends over a 22-year period among preschool-aged children from primarily middle-income families enrolled in a health maintenance organization...
  54. pmc Maternal antioxidant intake in pregnancy and wheezing illnesses in children at 2 y of age
    Augusto A Litonjua
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:903-11. 2006
    ..Low intakes of dietary antioxidants may contribute to increases in asthma and allergy...
  55. pmc Maternal protein intake is not associated with infant blood pressure
    Susanna Y Huh
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:378-84. 2005
    ..We examined the associations of first and second trimester maternal protein intake with offspring blood pressure (BP) at the age of six months...
  56. pmc Cord blood cytokines and acute lower respiratory illnesses in the first year of life
    Ngoc P Ly
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e171-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this work was to examine the relation between cytokine secretions by cord blood mononuclear cells and acute lower respiratory illness in a birth cohort of 297 children...
  57. pmc Changes in dietary intake from the first to the second trimester of pregnancy
    Sheryl L Rifas-Shiman
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:35-42. 2006
    ..However, investigators should assess caffeine, alcohol, and vitamin and supplement use in both the 1st and 2nd trimester, and consider doing so for foods and nutrients for which trimester-specific hypotheses are well substantiated...
  58. pmc Television, walking, and diet: associations with postpartum weight retention
    Emily Oken
    Obesity Prevention Program, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:305-11. 2007
    ..For many women, pregnancy begets long-term weight gain. Modifiable behaviors that contribute to postpartum weight retention have not been well studied...
  59. ncbi request reprint Screening for type 2 diabetes mellitus in children and adolescents: attitudes, barriers, and practices among pediatric clinicians
    Erinn T Rhodes
    Division of Endocrinology, Children s Hospital Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:110-4. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe attitudes, barriers, and practices related to type 2 diabetes screening in children among pediatric clinicians...
  60. ncbi request reprint Relationship of physical fitness to prevalence and incidence of overweight among schoolchildren
    Juhee Kim
    677 Huntington Avenue, III 616, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Obes Res 13:1246-54. 2005
    ..We examined the relationship between comprehensive fitness tests and overweight using a school surveillance system in a racially diverse city in the United States...
  61. ncbi request reprint Sugar-added beverages and adolescent weight change
    Catherine S Berkey
    Channing Laboratory, Departmetn of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Obes Res 12:778-88. 2004
    ..S. adolescents. Our aim was to evaluate the relationship between BMI changes and intakes of sugar-added beverages, milk, fruit juices, and diet soda...
  62. pmc How should gestational weight gain be assessed? A comparison of existing methods and a novel method, area under the weight gain curve
    Ken P Kleinman
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1275-82. 2007
    ..Methods commonly used to assess weight gain incorporate assumptions that are usually not borne out, such as a linear weight gain, or do not account for differential length of gestation...
  63. ncbi request reprint Relation between dieting and weight change among preadolescents and adolescents
    Alison E Field
    Division of Adolescent Young Adult Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 112:900-6. 2003
    ..To assess whether dieting to control weight was associated with weight change among children and adolescents...
  64. ncbi request reprint One-year changes in activity and in inactivity among 10- to 15-year-old boys and girls: relationship to change in body mass index
    Catherine S Berkey
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 111:836-43. 2003
    ..Our objective is to study the association between change in body mass index (BMI) over 1 year and same year change in recreational physical activity and change in recreational inactivity (TV/videos/video games)...
  65. pmc Incidence and remission rates of overweight among children aged 5 to 13 years in a district-wide school surveillance system
    Juhee Kim
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1588-94. 2005
    ..To monitor annual changes in weight status, we determined incidence and remission rates of overweight among school-aged children with longitudinal school-based surveillance...
  66. pmc Size at birth, infant growth, and blood pressure at three years of age
    Mandy B Belfort
    Division of Newborn Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr 151:670-4. 2007
    ..Our aim was to determine the extent to which infant growth-in weight-for-length-from birth to 6 months is associated with systolic blood pressure (SBP) at 3 years and to determine whether this association varies with birth size...
  67. pmc Weight status in childhood as a predictor of becoming overweight or hypertensive in early adulthood
    Alison E Field
    Children s Hospital Boston, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Medicine, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Obes Res 13:163-9. 2005
    ..To assess the extent to which weight status in childhood or adolescence predicts becoming overweight or hypertensive by young adulthood...
  68. pmc Association of birth weight with asthma-related outcomes at age 2 years
    Elsie M Taveras
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:643-8. 2006
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  69. pmc Maternal diet and cord blood leptin and adiponectin concentrations at birth
    Christos S Mantzoros
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue, ST816, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Clin Nutr 29:622-6. 2010
    ....
  70. pmc Association of breastfeeding with maternal control of infant feeding at age 1 year
    Elsie M Taveras
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Fl, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 114:e577-83. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to examine whether preponderance of breastfeeding in the first 6 months of life and breastfeeding duration are associated with less maternal restrictive behavior and less pressure to eat...
  71. ncbi request reprint Smoking, getting drunk, and engaging in bulimic behaviors: in which order are the behaviors adopted?
    Alison E Field
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:846-53. 2002
    ..To assess the relation between beginning to binge-eat or purge, beginning to smoke, and getting drunk for the first time...
  72. ncbi request reprint The influence of wanting to look like media figures on adolescent physical activity
    Elsie M Taveras
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:41-50. 2004
    ..To examine the association of adolescents' wanting to look like figures in the media with physical activity levels...
  73. ncbi request reprint Association of consumption of fried food away from home with body mass index and diet quality in older children and adolescents
    Elsie M Taveras
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    Pediatrics 116:e518-24. 2005
    ....
  74. doi request reprint Weight gain in pregnancy and risk of maternal hyperglycemia
    Sharon J Herring
    Center for Obesity Research and Education, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:61.e1-7. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine associations of weight gain from prepregnancy to glycemic screening with glucose tolerance status...
  75. pmc Associations of cord blood fatty acids with lymphocyte proliferation, IL-13, and IFN-gamma
    Diane R Gold
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:931-8. 2006
    ..However, both n-3 eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and n-6 arachidonic acid (AA) are required for normal fetal development...
  76. ncbi request reprint The association of television and video viewing with fast food intake by preschool-age children
    Elsie M Taveras
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Avenue, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:2034-41. 2006
    ..To examine the extent to which television (TV) and video viewing is associated with consumption of fast food by preschool-age children...
  77. pmc Association of postpartum depression with weight retention 1 year after childbirth
    Sharon J Herring
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1296-301. 2008
    ..To examine the extent to which early postpartum depression is associated with weight retention 1 year after childbirth...
  78. pmc Gestational intake of methyl donors and global LINE-1 DNA methylation in maternal and cord blood: prospective results from a folate-replete population
    Caroline E Boeke
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Epigenetics 7:253-60. 2012
    ....
  79. pmc Association of fewer hours of sleep at 6 months postpartum with substantial weight retention at 1 year postpartum
    Erica P Gunderson
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Research Foundation, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:178-87. 2008
    ..Interventions to prevent postpartum obesity should consider strategies to attain optimal maternal sleep duration...
  80. ncbi request reprint Milk consumption during pregnancy is associated with increased infant size at birth: prospective cohort study
    Sjurdur F Olsen
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1104-10. 2007
    ..Cow milk contains many potentially growth-promoting factors...
  81. doi request reprint Patterns and determinants of physical activity in U.S. adolescents
    Jessica A Kahn
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Adolesc Health 42:369-77. 2008
    ..S. adolescents and to assess the effect of multiple individual, parental, and environmental factors on initial level and rates of change in adolescent physical activity...
  82. pmc Nuclear factor kappa B activation in human cord blood mononuclear cells
    Christian H Schroeter
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, U S A
    Pediatr Res 56:212-8. 2004
    ..Whether differential NF-kappaB activity in cord blood is related to the subsequent development of immune diseases requires further investigation...
  83. pmc Predictors of change in physical activity during and after pregnancy: Project Viva
    Mark A Pereira
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:312-9. 2007
    ..Few studies document longitudinal changes in physical activity from prepregnancy to the postpartum period...
  84. ncbi request reprint Prevention Conference VII: Obesity, a worldwide epidemic related to heart disease and stroke: Group II: age-dependent risk factors for obesity and comorbidities
    Sachiko T St Jeor
    Circulation 110:e471-5. 2004
  85. pmc Longitudinal relationship between television viewing and leisure-time physical activity during adolescence
    Elsie M Taveras
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e314-9. 2007
    ..The goal was to examine the longitudinal associations of changes in television viewing and other sources of sedentary behavior with changes in leisure-time moderate/vigorous physical activity in adolescence...
  86. ncbi request reprint Immigration, race/ethnicity, and social and economic factors as predictors of breastfeeding initiation
    Ann C Celi
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:255-60. 2005
    ..To determine the impact of immigration status as well as race/ethnicity and social and economic factors on breastfeeding initiation...
  87. pmc Developmental origins of health and disease
    Matthew W Gillman
    N Engl J Med 353:1848-50. 2005
  88. ncbi request reprint Effects of prolonged and exclusive breastfeeding on child height, weight, adiposity, and blood pressure at age 6.5 y: evidence from a large randomized trial
    Michael S Kramer
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, PQ, Canada
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1717-21. 2007
    ..The evidence that breastfeeding protects against obesity and a variety of chronic diseases comes almost entirely from observational studies, which have a potential for bias due to confounding, selection bias, and selective publication...

Research Grants37

  1. Maternal vitamin D, adiposity in early life, and risk of childhood asthma
    Matthew Gillman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This work also brings together a multidisciplinary research team with a proven track record of collaboration and expertise in nutritional, respiratory, and pediatric epidemiology. ..
  2. Maternal vitamin D, adiposity in early life, and risk of childhood asthma.
    Matthew W Gillman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This work also brings together a multidisciplinary research team with a proven track record of collaboration and expertise in nutritional, respiratory, and pediatric epidemiology. ..
  3. Improving primary care to prevent childhood obesity
    Matthew Gillman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  4. Pre- and peri-natal predictors of childhood obesity
    Matthew Gillman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The results of this study promise to unravel some knotty epidemiologic issues in the early origins of obesity, and to open up new potential avenues for primordial obesity prevention. ..
  5. Improving primary care to prevent childhood obesity
    Matthew Gillman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  6. Limiting Weight Gain in Overweight Pregnant Women: Effects on Mother and Child
    Matthew Gillman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..End of Abstract) ..
  7. Limiting Weight Gain in Overweight Pregnant Women: Effects on Mother and Child
    Matthew W Gillman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..End of Abstract) ..
  8. Improving primary care to prevent childhood obesity
    Matthew Gillman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  9. Patient-oriented research in early life origins of CVD
    Matthew Gillman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  10. Maternal fatty acids, child obesity, and asthma immunity
    Matthew Gillman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This work also brings together a multidisciplinary research team with a proven track record of collaboration and expertise in immunology, epidemiology, and biostatistics. ..
  11. Breastfeeding Promotion RCT and Child Metabolic Syndrome
    Matthew Gillman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  12. PRENATAL DIET EFFECTS ON MOTHER AND CHILD
    Matthew Gillman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..There are plans to provide new avenues for the prevention of common adverse conditions of pregnancy, childhood and, perhaps, adulthood with the prospective, longitudinal study. ..
  13. NUTRITION IN PREGNANCY, BIRTH WEIGHT, & CHILDHOOD ASTHMA
    Matthew Gillman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This work also brings together a multidisciplinary research team with a proven track record of collaboration and expertise in nutritional, respiratory, and pediatric epidemiology. ..
  14. International Congress--Origins of Health and Disease
    Matthew Gillman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..For trainees and young investigators, the program will include a welcome reception/awards ceremony, meet-the-professor luncheon roundtables, reduced registration fees, and travel stipends. ..
  15. Pre- and peri-natal predictors of childhood obesity
    Matthew Gillman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The results of this study promise to unravel some knotty epidemiologic issues in the early origins of obesity, and to open up new potential avenues for primordial obesity prevention. ..