CHARLES NOHUOMA ROTIMI

Summary

Affiliation: Howard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Ethnic and age-related fat free mass loss in older Americans: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)
    Thomas O Obisesan
    Section of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Howard University Hospital, Washington DC, USA
    BMC Public Health 5:41. 2005
  2. pmc Genetic structure in four West African population groups
    Adebowale A Adeyemo
    College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    BMC Genet 6:38. 2005
  3. pmc Genome scan linkage analysis comparing microsatellites and single-nucleotide polymorphisms markers for two measures of alcoholism in chromosomes 1, 4, and 7
    Guanjie Chen
    National Human Genome Center, College of Medicine, Howard University, Washington, DC, USA
    BMC Genet 6:S4. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and determinants of diabetic retinopathy and cataracts in West African type 2 diabetes patients
    Charles Rotimi
    National Human Genome Center, Howard University, Genetic Epidemiology Unit, College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20059, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:S110-7. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Genetic ancestry tracing and the African identity: a double-edged sword?
    Charles N Rotimi
    National Human Genome Center, Department of Microbiology, College of Medicine, Howard University, 2216 6th Street, NW, Suite 206, Washington, DC 20059, USA
    Dev World Bioeth 3:151-8. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint A genome-wide search for type 2 diabetes susceptibility genes in West Africans: the Africa America Diabetes Mellitus (AADM) Study
    Charles N Rotimi
    Department of Microbiology, National Human Genome Center at Howard University, College of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Diabetes 53:838-41. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Are medical and nonmedical uses of large-scale genomic markers conflating genetics and 'race'?
    Charles N Rotimi
    National Human Genome Center, College of Medicine, Howard University, Washington, DC, USA
    Nat Genet 36:S43-7. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Genomewide scan and fine mapping of quantitative trait loci for intraocular pressure on 5q and 14q in West Africans
    Charles N Rotimi
    National Human Genome Center, Howard University, College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20059, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:3262-7. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Polymorphism of the endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene is associated with diabetic retinopathy in a cohort of West Africans
    Yuanxiu Chen
    National Human Genome Center at Howard University, College of Medicine, Washington DC 20059, USA
    Mol Vis 13:2142-7. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Calpain-10 gene polymorphisms and type 2 diabetes in West Africans: the Africa America Diabetes Mellitus (AADM) Study
    Yuanxiu Chen
    College of Medicine, National Human Genome Center at Howard University, Washington, DC 20059, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:153-9. 2005

Research Grants

  1. African Society of Human Genetics Conference
    Charles Rotimi; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Fine mapping and Positional Cloning of Diabetes Genes
    Charles Rotimi; Fiscal Year: 2006
  3. THE GENETICS OF OBESITY IN BLACKS
    Charles Rotimi; Fiscal Year: 2003
  4. Engaging African Communities for the HapMap Project
    Charles Rotimi; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. Fine mapping and Positional Cloning of Diabetes Genes
    Yuanxiu Chen; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. pmc Ethnic and age-related fat free mass loss in older Americans: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)
    Thomas O Obisesan
    Section of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Howard University Hospital, Washington DC, USA
    BMC Public Health 5:41. 2005
    ..We determined whether age-related loss in FFM and fat free mass index (FFMI) vary by gender and or ethnicity, using representative data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)...
  2. pmc Genetic structure in four West African population groups
    Adebowale A Adeyemo
    College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    BMC Genet 6:38. 2005
    ....
  3. pmc Genome scan linkage analysis comparing microsatellites and single-nucleotide polymorphisms markers for two measures of alcoholism in chromosomes 1, 4, and 7
    Guanjie Chen
    National Human Genome Center, College of Medicine, Howard University, Washington, DC, USA
    BMC Genet 6:S4. 2005
    ..Finally, results of all SNP analyses were compared with those obtained using microsatellite markers...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and determinants of diabetic retinopathy and cataracts in West African type 2 diabetes patients
    Charles Rotimi
    National Human Genome Center, Howard University, Genetic Epidemiology Unit, College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20059, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:S110-7. 2003
    ..To quantify the prevalence of, and risk factors for, diabetic retinopathy and cataracts in patients with type 2 diabetes, and their spouse controls, enrolled from 5 centers in 2 West African countries (Ghana and Nigeria)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Genetic ancestry tracing and the African identity: a double-edged sword?
    Charles N Rotimi
    National Human Genome Center, Department of Microbiology, College of Medicine, Howard University, 2216 6th Street, NW, Suite 206, Washington, DC 20059, USA
    Dev World Bioeth 3:151-8. 2003
    ..However, he notes that given the history and impact of slavery on African Americans, the desire to trace roots to Africa is both real and understandable...
  6. ncbi request reprint A genome-wide search for type 2 diabetes susceptibility genes in West Africans: the Africa America Diabetes Mellitus (AADM) Study
    Charles N Rotimi
    Department of Microbiology, National Human Genome Center at Howard University, College of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Diabetes 53:838-41. 2004
    ..Given the history of forced migration of West African populations during the slave trade, these results should have considerable relevance to the study of type 2 diabetes in African Americans...
  7. ncbi request reprint Are medical and nonmedical uses of large-scale genomic markers conflating genetics and 'race'?
    Charles N Rotimi
    National Human Genome Center, College of Medicine, Howard University, Washington, DC, USA
    Nat Genet 36:S43-7. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Genomewide scan and fine mapping of quantitative trait loci for intraocular pressure on 5q and 14q in West Africans
    Charles N Rotimi
    National Human Genome Center, Howard University, College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20059, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:3262-7. 2006
    ..Because it has been demonstrated that African populations are at increased risk for glaucoma, the authors investigated the genetic basis of IOP in a sample of West Africans with type 2 diabetes (T2D) from Ghana and Nigeria...
  9. ncbi request reprint Polymorphism of the endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene is associated with diabetic retinopathy in a cohort of West Africans
    Yuanxiu Chen
    National Human Genome Center at Howard University, College of Medicine, Washington DC 20059, USA
    Mol Vis 13:2142-7. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Calpain-10 gene polymorphisms and type 2 diabetes in West Africans: the Africa America Diabetes Mellitus (AADM) Study
    Yuanxiu Chen
    College of Medicine, National Human Genome Center at Howard University, Washington, DC 20059, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:153-9. 2005
    ..To investigate whether the three single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), SNP-43, -56, and -63 of CAPN10 were associated with type 2 diabetes in a West African cohort...
  11. ncbi request reprint Genetic epidemiology of hypertension: an update on the African diaspora
    Harold I Daniel
    National Human Genome Center, Department of Microbiology, College of Medicine, Howard University, Washington, DC 20059, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:S53-66. 2003
    ..This observation is true for all human populations...

Research Grants11

  1. African Society of Human Genetics Conference
    Charles Rotimi; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Tunisia). This year's meeting is a joint congress with Egyptian National Society of Human Genetics,consistent with the AfSHG policy of engaging existing African scientific organizations in genomics. ..
  2. Fine mapping and Positional Cloning of Diabetes Genes
    Charles Rotimi; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Phenotype/genotype association will be assessed and functional associations will be repeated in 4 groups-Yoruba, Nigeria; Luyha, Kenya; African Americans and Finns in the FUSION study. ..
  3. THE GENETICS OF OBESITY IN BLACKS
    Charles Rotimi; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Comparison to the genetically related sample in West Africa will provide an environmental contrast and help clarify the impact of European admixture at the loci of interest. ..
  4. Engaging African Communities for the HapMap Project
    Charles Rotimi; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  5. Fine mapping and Positional Cloning of Diabetes Genes
    Yuanxiu Chen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Phenotype/genotype association will be assessed and functional associations will be repeated in four groups - Yoruba, Nigeria; Luyha, Kenya; African Americans and Finns in the FUSION study ..