Majken K Jensen

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Genetically elevated fetuin-A levels, fasting glucose levels, and risk of type 2 diabetes: the cardiovascular health study
    Majken K Jensen
    Corresponding author Majken K Jensen
    Diabetes Care 36:3121-7. 2013
  2. pmc Fetuin-A, type 2 diabetes, and risk of cardiovascular disease in older adults: the cardiovascular health study
    Majken K Jensen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Diabetes Care 36:1222-8. 2013
  3. pmc PPARgamma Pro12Ala polymorphism and risk of acute coronary syndrome in a prospective study of Danes
    Ulla Vogel
    National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, Søborg, Denmark
    BMC Med Genet 10:52. 2009
  4. pmc Protein interaction-based genome-wide analysis of incident coronary heart disease
    Majken K Jensen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Genet 4:549-56. 2011
  5. pmc S447X variant of the lipoprotein lipase gene, lipids, and risk of coronary heart disease in 3 prospective cohort studies
    Majken K Jensen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am Heart J 157:384-90. 2009
  6. pmc The T111I variant in the endothelial lipase gene and risk of coronary heart disease in three independent populations
    Majken K Jensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Eur Heart J 30:1584-9. 2009
  7. pmc Common FABP4 genetic variants and plasma levels of fatty acid binding protein 4 in older adults
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Lipids 48:1169-75. 2013
  8. pmc Paraoxonase 1 polymorphisms and risk of myocardial infarction in women and men
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Circ J 73:1302-7. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Whole grains, bran, and germ in relation to homocysteine and markers of glycemic control, lipids, and inflammation 1
    Majken K Jensen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:275-83. 2006
  10. pmc Prospective study of breakfast eating and incident coronary heart disease in a cohort of male US health professionals
    Leah E Cahill
    Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Ave, Bldg II, Room 349, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 128:337-43. 2013

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Publications28

  1. pmc Genetically elevated fetuin-A levels, fasting glucose levels, and risk of type 2 diabetes: the cardiovascular health study
    Majken K Jensen
    Corresponding author Majken K Jensen
    Diabetes Care 36:3121-7. 2013
    ..We investigated common (>5%) genetic variants in the fetuin-A gene (AHSG) fetuin-A levels, fasting glucose, and risk of type 2 diabetes...
  2. pmc Fetuin-A, type 2 diabetes, and risk of cardiovascular disease in older adults: the cardiovascular health study
    Majken K Jensen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Diabetes Care 36:1222-8. 2013
    ..Preliminary studies suggest that the association of fetuin-A with CVD might differ among individuals with or without type 2 diabetes...
  3. pmc PPARgamma Pro12Ala polymorphism and risk of acute coronary syndrome in a prospective study of Danes
    Ulla Vogel
    National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, Søborg, Denmark
    BMC Med Genet 10:52. 2009
    ....
  4. pmc Protein interaction-based genome-wide analysis of incident coronary heart disease
    Majken K Jensen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Genet 4:549-56. 2011
    ..We aimed to examine if networks of genes that represent experimentally determined protein-protein interactions (PPIs) are enriched in genes associated with risk of coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  5. pmc S447X variant of the lipoprotein lipase gene, lipids, and risk of coronary heart disease in 3 prospective cohort studies
    Majken K Jensen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am Heart J 157:384-90. 2009
    ..To provide deeper insight into the role of natural variation in this gene, we investigated the association between the LPL S447X variant with lipids and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in 3 independent, prospective studies...
  6. pmc The T111I variant in the endothelial lipase gene and risk of coronary heart disease in three independent populations
    Majken K Jensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Eur Heart J 30:1584-9. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to address the associations of the T111I variant with plasma lipids and risk of CHD in three independent prospective studies of generally healthy men and women...
  7. pmc Common FABP4 genetic variants and plasma levels of fatty acid binding protein 4 in older adults
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Lipids 48:1169-75. 2013
    ..These results demonstrate associations of common SNP and haplotypes in the FABP4 gene with lower plasma FABP4 but higher fasting glucose levels. ..
  8. pmc Paraoxonase 1 polymorphisms and risk of myocardial infarction in women and men
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Circ J 73:1302-7. 2009
    ..Previous studies of genetic variants of paraoxonase 1 (PON1) and coronary heart disease (CHD) have been conflicting and the modifying effects of lifestyle factors that affect PON1 activity are uncertain...
  9. ncbi request reprint Whole grains, bran, and germ in relation to homocysteine and markers of glycemic control, lipids, and inflammation 1
    Majken K Jensen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:275-83. 2006
    ..The lower risk associated with high whole-grain intakes may be mediated through improvements in glycemic control, lipid profiles, or reduced inflammation...
  10. pmc Prospective study of breakfast eating and incident coronary heart disease in a cohort of male US health professionals
    Leah E Cahill
    Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Ave, Bldg II, Room 349, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 128:337-43. 2013
    ..However, it remains unknown whether specific eating habits regardless of dietary composition influence coronary heart disease (CHD) risk. The objective of this study was to prospectively examine eating habits and risk of CHD...
  11. pmc Whole grains and incident hypertension in men
    Alan J Flint
    Department of Epidemiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:493-8. 2009
    ..Prospective data on the relation between whole grain intake and incident hypertension in men are limited, and no previous studies have quantitatively estimated total grams of whole grains in relation to risk of hypertension...
  12. pmc Genetic predisposition to high blood pressure associates with cardiovascular complications among patients with type 2 diabetes: two independent studies
    Qibin Qi
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Diabetes 61:3026-32. 2012
    ..22 [95% CI 1.10-1.35] vs. 1.10 [1.08-1.12]; I² = 71%). Our data indicate that genetic predisposition to high blood pressure is associated with an increased risk of CVD in individuals with T2D...
  13. pmc Haptoglobin genotype is a consistent marker of coronary heart disease risk among individuals with elevated glycosylated hemoglobin
    Leah E Cahill
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:728-37. 2013
    ..This study sought to investigate into the biologically plausible interaction between the common haptoglobin (Hp) polymorphism rs#72294371 and glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA(1c)) on risk of coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption, TaqIB polymorphism of cholesteryl ester transfer protein, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, and risk of coronary heart disease in men and women
    Majken K Jensen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur Heart J 29:104-12. 2008
    ..To investigate whether a common polymorphism in the cholesteryl ester transfer protein (CETP) gene modifies the relationship of alcohol intake with high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  15. pmc Interaction between obesity and the NFKB1 - 94ins/delATTG promoter polymorphism in relation to incident acute coronary syndrome: a follow up study in three independent cohorts
    Jakob Gerhard Stegger
    Department of Cardiology, Center for Cardiovascular Research, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 8:e63004. 2013
    ....
  16. pmc Sugar-sweetened beverages and genetic risk of obesity
    Qibin Qi
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 367:1387-96. 2012
    ..Temporal increases in the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages have paralleled the rise in obesity prevalence, but whether the intake of such beverages interacts with the genetic predisposition to adiposity is unknown...
  17. doi request reprint Predictive values of acute coronary syndrome discharge diagnoses differed in the Danish National Patient Registry
    Albert Marni Joensen
    Department of Cardiology, Center for Cardiovascular Research, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Sdr Skovvej 15, DK 9000 Aalborg, Denmark
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:188-94. 2009
    ..To investigate the predictive value of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) diagnoses, including unstable angina pectoris, myocardial infarction, and cardiac arrest, in the Danish National Patient Registry...
  18. doi request reprint Fish intake and acute coronary syndrome
    Lone J Bjerregaard
    Department of Cardiology, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Sdr Skovvej 15, 9000 Aalborg, Denmark
    Eur Heart J 31:29-34. 2010
    ..To study the effect of fish consumption on the risk of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in healthy subjects...
  19. doi request reprint Fried food consumption, genetic risk, and body mass index: gene-diet interaction analysis in three US cohort studies
    Qibin Qi
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    BMJ 348:g1610. 2014
    ..To examine the interactions between genetic predisposition and consumption of fried food in relation to body mass index (BMI) and obesity...
  20. ncbi request reprint Drinking frequency, mediating biomarkers, and risk of myocardial infarction in women and men
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Circulation 112:1406-13. 2005
    ....
  21. pmc Vigorous physical activity, mediating biomarkers, and risk of myocardial infarction
    Andrea K Chomistek
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:1884-90. 2011
    ..The degree to which these and other traditional and nontraditional cardiovascular biomarkers mediate the inverse association between physical activity and risk of MI in men remains unclear...
  22. ncbi request reprint Obesity, behavioral lifestyle factors, and risk of acute coronary events
    Majken K Jensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Sdr Skovvej 15, DK 9100 Aalborg, Denmark
    Circulation 117:3062-9. 2008
    ..Whether physical activity reduces the impact of obesity on the risk of acute coronary events is much debated. However, little is known about the role of other potentially modifiable lifestyle factors in combination with obesity...
  23. ncbi request reprint Common genetic variation in the ATP-binding cassette transporter A1, plasma lipids, and risk of coronary heart disease
    Majken K Jensen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, United States
    Atherosclerosis 195:e172-80. 2007
    ..Neither the -17C/G SNP nor the 2 the coding polymorphisms were associated with risk of CHD. The -565C/T and the -191G/C variants were inversely associated with risk of CHD among healthy women, without pronounced effects on plasma lipids...
  24. pmc Association between alcohol consumption and plasma fetuin-A and its contribution to incident type 2 diabetes in women
    Sylvia H Ley
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Diabetologia 57:93-101. 2014
    ..We therefore hypothesised that moderate alcohol consumption would be associated with lower fetuin-A concentration and that fetuin-A would partly explain the association between alcohol consumption and incident type 2 diabetes...
  25. pmc Fluorescent oxidation products and risk of coronary heart disease: a prospective study in women
    Majken K Jensen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e000195. 2013
    ..The objective of this study is to determine whether measures of FlOPs are associated with risk of CHD in women over an extended follow-up period...
  26. ncbi request reprint Intakes of whole grains, bran, and germ and the risk of coronary heart disease in men
    Majken K Jensen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1492-9. 2004
    ..However, methods for the assessment of whole-grain intake differ. Furthermore, any additional effects of added bran and germ, which are components of whole grains, have not been reported...
  27. pmc Genome-wide meta-analysis identifies regions on 7p21 (AHR) and 15q24 (CYP1A2) as determinants of habitual caffeine consumption
    Marilyn C Cornelis
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 7:e1002033. 2011
    ..4 × 10(-19)), near AHR, and 15q24 (P = 5.2 × 10(-14)), between CYP1A1 and CYP1A2. Both the AHR and CYP1A2 genes are biologically plausible candidates as CYP1A2 metabolizes caffeine and AHR regulates CYP1A2...
  28. pmc ASIP genetic variants and the number of non-melanoma skin cancers
    Wen Lin
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:495-501. 2011
    ..32; 95% CI, 1.07-1.63). The OR increased to 1.45(1.18-1.78) for those with 2-4 NMSCs and 1.84(1.34-2.53) for those with at least five. The findings suggest that ASIP locus is associated with the number of NMSCs...