Michelle Asha Albert

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Job strain, job insecurity, and incident cardiovascular disease in the Women's Health Study: results from a 10-year prospective study
    Natalie Slopen
    Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e40512. 2012
  2. pmc Socioeconomic status and incident type 2 diabetes mellitus: data from the Women's Health Study
    Timothy C Lee
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e27670. 2011
  3. ncbi Inflammatory biomarkers, race/ethnicity and cardiovascular disease
    Michelle A Albert
    Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Division of Cardiovascular and Preventive Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Nutr Rev 65:S234-8. 2007
  4. ncbi Race/ethnicity and inflammation: is there a link to periodontal disease?
    Michelle Asha Albert
    Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Donald W Reynolds Center for Cardiovascular Disease Research, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Periodontol 79:1121-3. 2008
  5. doi Cardiovascular risk indicators and perceived race/ethnic discrimination in the Dallas Heart Study
    Michelle A Albert
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am Heart J 156:1103-9. 2008
  6. pmc Candidate genetic variants in the fibrinogen, methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase, and intercellular adhesion molecule-1 genes and plasma levels of fibrinogen, homocysteine, and intercellular adhesion molecule-1 among various race/ethnic groups: data from
    Michelle A Albert
    Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Donald W Reynolds Center for Cardiovascular Disease Research, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, USA
    Am Heart J 157:777-83.e1. 2009
  7. pmc Perceptions of race/ethnic discrimination in relation to mortality among Black women: results from the Black Women's Health Study
    Michelle A Albert
    Cardiovascular Division and Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:896-904. 2010
  8. doi Race, ethnicity, and the efficacy of rosuvastatin in primary prevention: the Justification for the Use of Statins in Prevention: an Intervention Trial Evaluating Rosuvastatin (JUPITER) trial
    Michelle A Albert
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am Heart J 162:106-14.e2. 2011
  9. pmc Biomarkers and heart disease
    Michelle A Albert
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 7:S9-11. 2011
  10. pmc Differential effect of soluble intercellular adhesion molecule-1 on the progression of atherosclerosis as compared to arterial thrombosis: a prospective analysis of the Women's Health Study
    Michelle A Albert
    Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Donald W Reynolds Center for Cardiovascular Disease Research, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Atherosclerosis 197:297-302. 2008

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. pmc Job strain, job insecurity, and incident cardiovascular disease in the Women's Health Study: results from a 10-year prospective study
    Natalie Slopen
    Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e40512. 2012
    ..Research about work-related stressors and cardiovascular disease (CVD) has produced mixed findings. Moreover, a paucity of data exists regarding the long-term associations between job strain and job insecurity and CVD among women...
  2. pmc Socioeconomic status and incident type 2 diabetes mellitus: data from the Women's Health Study
    Timothy C Lee
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e27670. 2011
    ..We prospectively examined whether socioeconomic status (SES) predicts incident type II diabetes (diabetes), a cardiovascular risk equivalent and burgeoning public health epidemic among women...
  3. ncbi Inflammatory biomarkers, race/ethnicity and cardiovascular disease
    Michelle A Albert
    Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Division of Cardiovascular and Preventive Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Nutr Rev 65:S234-8. 2007
    ..A range of barriers exist related to ethnic minority subject participation in research studies in the United States. If we are to better understand the racial differences in cardiovascular risk, these barriers must be overcome...
  4. ncbi Race/ethnicity and inflammation: is there a link to periodontal disease?
    Michelle Asha Albert
    Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Donald W Reynolds Center for Cardiovascular Disease Research, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Periodontol 79:1121-3. 2008
  5. doi Cardiovascular risk indicators and perceived race/ethnic discrimination in the Dallas Heart Study
    Michelle A Albert
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am Heart J 156:1103-9. 2008
    ..Although r/e discrimination is a chronic stressor that might have negative health effects, cardiovascular data related to experiences with discrimination among different r/e groups in the United States remain sparse...
  6. pmc Candidate genetic variants in the fibrinogen, methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase, and intercellular adhesion molecule-1 genes and plasma levels of fibrinogen, homocysteine, and intercellular adhesion molecule-1 among various race/ethnic groups: data from
    Michelle A Albert
    Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Donald W Reynolds Center for Cardiovascular Disease Research, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, USA
    Am Heart J 157:777-83.e1. 2009
    ..We examined the relationship between specific polymorphisms in the FGB, homocysteine, and ICAM-1 genes and their respective inflammatory biomarker concentrations at baseline in women from different race/ethnic groups...
  7. pmc Perceptions of race/ethnic discrimination in relation to mortality among Black women: results from the Black Women's Health Study
    Michelle A Albert
    Cardiovascular Division and Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:896-904. 2010
    ..Because racial discrimination is a form of chronic psychological stress that might unfavorably affect health, we examined whether perceived experiences of racism among black women are associated with mortality...
  8. doi Race, ethnicity, and the efficacy of rosuvastatin in primary prevention: the Justification for the Use of Statins in Prevention: an Intervention Trial Evaluating Rosuvastatin (JUPITER) trial
    Michelle A Albert
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am Heart J 162:106-14.e2. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of statin treatment in primary prevention of cardiovascular events in different race/ethnic groups...
  9. pmc Biomarkers and heart disease
    Michelle A Albert
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 7:S9-11. 2011
    ..This discussion will review the committee charge, definitions of biomarkers and other endpoints, biomarker evaluation framework, case studies of representative biomarkers, recommendations, and conclusions...
  10. pmc Differential effect of soluble intercellular adhesion molecule-1 on the progression of atherosclerosis as compared to arterial thrombosis: a prospective analysis of the Women's Health Study
    Michelle A Albert
    Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Donald W Reynolds Center for Cardiovascular Disease Research, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Atherosclerosis 197:297-302. 2008
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  11. ncbi Alcohol consumption and plasma concentration of C-reactive protein
    Michelle A Albert
    Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Circulation 107:443-7. 2003
    ..Moderate alcohol intake has been associated with lower cardiovascular mortality. However, data evaluating the relationship between C-reactive protein (CRP), a predictor of cardiovascular risk, and alcohol consumption are sparse...
  12. ncbi Plasma concentration of C-reactive protein and the calculated Framingham Coronary Heart Disease Risk Score
    Michelle A Albert
    Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Division Cardiovascular Diseases, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Circulation 108:161-5. 2003
    ..Although C-reactive protein (CRP) predicts vascular risk, few data are available evaluating the relation between CRP and the Framingham Coronary Heart Disease Risk Score (FCRS)...
  13. ncbi Effect of physical activity on serum C-reactive protein
    Michelle A Albert
    Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Divisions of Cardiovascular Diseases and Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:221-5. 2004
    ..This study examines the association between physical activity and C-reactive protein levels, indicating that high levels of strenuous aerobic activity are associated with lower C-reactive protein levels among men...
  14. ncbi C-reactive protein levels among women of various ethnic groups living in the United States (from the Women's Health Study)
    Michelle A Albert
    Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and the Leducq Center for Cardiovascular Research, Divisions of Cardiovascular Diseases and Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:1238-42. 2004
    ..Control for all measured modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular disease did not entirely explain CRP differences. Among these women, the distribution of CRP levels varied significantly between the various race/ethnic groups...
  15. ncbi Perspective on selected issues in cardiovascular disease research with a focus on black Americans
    Michelle A Albert
    Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Circulation 110:e7-12. 2004
  16. ncbi The effect of statin therapy on lipoprotein associated phospholipase A2 levels
    Michelle A Albert
    Donald W Reynolds Center for Cardiovascular Disease Research, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Atherosclerosis 182:193-8. 2005
    ..Moreover, pravastatin induced reduction in Lp-PLA2 was no longer significant after taking the latter into account...
  17. ncbi C-reactive protein as a risk predictor: do race/ethnicity and gender make a difference?
    Michelle A Albert
    Donald W Reynolds Center for Cardiovascular Disease Research, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Circulation 114:e67-74. 2006
  18. ncbi Impact of traditional and novel risk factors on the relationship between socioeconomic status and incident cardiovascular events
    Michelle A Albert
    Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 114:2619-26. 2006
    ..Virtually no data are available that examine the prospective association between novel inflammatory and hemostatic CVD risk indicators, socioeconomic status, and incident CVD events...
  19. pmc Early life adversity and inflammation in African Americans and whites in the midlife in the United States survey
    Natalie Slopen
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychosom Med 72:694-701. 2010
    ..To determine whether early life adversity (ELA) was predictive of inflammatory markers and to determine the consistency of these associations across racial groups...
  20. pmc Socioeconomic status, blood pressure progression, and incident hypertension in a prospective cohort of female health professionals
    David Conen
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur Heart J 30:1378-84. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between socioeconomic status, blood pressure (BP) progression, and incident hypertension...
  21. pmc Relation between soluble intercellular adhesion molecule-1, homocysteine, and fibrinogen levels and race/ethnicity in women without cardiovascular disease
    Michelle A Albert
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Donald W Reynolds Center for Cardiovascular Disease Research, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:1246-51. 2007
    ..In conclusion, this cross-sectional analysis shows that baseline fibrinogen, ICAM-1, and homocysteine vary by self-reported race/ethnicity...
  22. ncbi Inflammatory biomarkers in African Americans: a potential link to accelerated atherosclerosis
    Michelle A Albert
    Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and the Donald Reynolds Center for Cardiovascular Research, Divisions of Cardiovascular Diseases and Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 5:S22-7. 2004
    ..Although data regarding inflammatory biomarkers of CVD in various ethnic groups are slowly emerging, the lack of adequate representation of African Americans in clinical cohorts continues to be the limiting factor in data ascertainment...
  23. ncbi Effect of pravastatin on LDL particle concentration as determined by NMR spectroscopy: a substudy of a randomized placebo controlled trial
    Gavin J Blake
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur Heart J 24:1843-7. 2003
    ..We sought to determine the effect of randomization to pravastatin therapy on LDL particle concentration-NMR, among a primary prevention population...