Affiliation: Harvard University
- No association of multiple sclerosis activity and progression with EBV or tobacco use in BENEFITKassandra L Munger
From the Departments of Nutrition K L M, K C F, A A and Epidemiology A A, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA Ottawa Hospital Research Institute M S F, Canada Heinrich Heine Universität H P H, R S, Dusseldorf, Germany UCL Institute of Neurology D H M, London, UK Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron X M, Barcelona, Spain CHU Hôpital Pontchaillou G E, Rennes, France VU University Medical Center F B, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals G S, Montville, NJ Medical Image Analysis Center E W R, and Neurology, Departments of Medicine, Clinical Research and Biomedicine L K, C P, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland Bayer HealthCare R S, Berlin and Department of Neurology C P, University Hospital of Bonn, Germany
Neurology 85:1694-701. 2015....
- Childhood body mass index and multiple sclerosis risk: a long-term cohort studyKassandra L Munger
Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
Mult Scler 19:1323-9. 2013..Obesity in late adolescence has been associated with an increased risk of multiple sclerosis (MS); however, it is not known if body size in childhood is associated with MS risk...
- Vitamin D intake and incidence of multiple sclerosisK L Munger
Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Neurology 62:60-5. 2004..A protective effect of vitamin D on risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) has been proposed, but no prospective studies have addressed this hypothesis...
- Risk factors in the development of multiple sclerosisKassandra L Munger
Research Associate, Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Nutrition, 655 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Expert Rev Clin Immunol 3:739-48. 2007..This review discusses the current evidence supporting a link between these factors and MS...
- Dietary intake of vitamin D during adolescence and risk of multiple sclerosisKassandra L Munger
Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Bldg 2, 3rd Fl, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Neurol 258:479-85. 2011..11), whereas intake of whole milk, an important source of dietary vitamin D, was associated with an increased risk. The possibility of opposite effects of vitamin D and milk intake on MS risk should be considered in future studies...
- Anti-Epstein-Barr virus antibodies as serological markers of multiple sclerosis: a prospective study among United States military personnelK L Munger
Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Mult Scler 17:1185-93. 2011..Elevated Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) antibody titers are risk factors for multiple sclerosis (MS), but the strength and consistency of this association are not well characterized...
- Prevention and treatment of MS: studying the effects of vitamin DKassandra L Munger
Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Mult Scler 17:1405-11. 2011..Here we briefly review the current literature on vitamin D and MS, both as a risk factor and potential treatment for MS with a focus on the issues and challenges in designing prevention and treatment clinical trials...
- Preclinical serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and risk of type 1 diabetes in a cohort of US military personnelKassandra L Munger
Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Am J Epidemiol 177:411-9. 2013..There was no association between 25(OH)D levels and risk of T1D among non-Hispanic blacks or Hispanics. Low 25(OH)D levels may predispose healthy, young, non-Hispanic white adults to the development of T1D...