Barbara Nemesure

Summary

Affiliation: Stony Brook University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Central adiposity and Prostate Cancer in a Black Population
    Barbara Nemesure
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:851-8. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Causes of visual loss and their risk factors: an incidence summary from the Barbados Eye Studies
    M Cristina Leske
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 27:259-67. 2010
  3. pmc The relationship of body mass index and waist-hip ratio on the 9-year incidence of diabetes and hypertension in a predominantly African-origin population
    Barbara Nemesure
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8036, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:657-63. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Hyperglycemia, blood pressure, and the 9-year incidence of diabetic retinopathy: the Barbados Eye Studies
    M Cristina Leske
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8036, USA
    Ophthalmology 112:799-805. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Nine-year incidence of age-related macular degeneration in the Barbados Eye Studies
    M Cristina Leske
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8036, USA
    Ophthalmology 113:29-35. 2006
  6. pmc Nine-year incidence of visual impairment in the Barbados Eye Studies
    Anselm J Hennis
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York, USA
    Ophthalmology 116:1461-8. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of obesity and associated sex-specific factors in an African-origin population
    Barbara Nemesure
    Department of Preventive Medicine, L3HSC Room 086, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8036, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:508-14. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Open-angle glaucoma and mortality: The Barbados Eye Studies
    Suh Yuh Wu
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8036, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:365-70. 2008
  9. pmc Risk factors for breast cancer in a black population--the Barbados National Cancer Study
    Barbara Nemesure
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8036, USA
    Int J Cancer 124:174-9. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and blood groups in a population of African ancestry
    Barbara Nemesure
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8036, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:822-9. 2006

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Publications31

  1. doi request reprint Central adiposity and Prostate Cancer in a Black Population
    Barbara Nemesure
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:851-8. 2012
    ..The relationship between central adiposity and prostate cancer remains unclear...
  2. ncbi request reprint Causes of visual loss and their risk factors: an incidence summary from the Barbados Eye Studies
    M Cristina Leske
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 27:259-67. 2010
    ..To summarize incidence and risk factors for each main cause of visual loss in an African-Caribbean population and discuss the implications of these data from a public health perspective...
  3. pmc The relationship of body mass index and waist-hip ratio on the 9-year incidence of diabetes and hypertension in a predominantly African-origin population
    Barbara Nemesure
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8036, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:657-63. 2008
    ..To provide 9-year incidence data for diabetes and hypertension and evaluate the relationship of body mass index (BMI) and waist-hip ratio (WHR) on these comorbidities in an African Caribbean population...
  4. ncbi request reprint Hyperglycemia, blood pressure, and the 9-year incidence of diabetic retinopathy: the Barbados Eye Studies
    M Cristina Leske
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8036, USA
    Ophthalmology 112:799-805. 2005
    ..To evaluate factors related to the incidence of diabetic retinopathy (DR) in a population of African descent, after 9 years of follow-up...
  5. ncbi request reprint Nine-year incidence of age-related macular degeneration in the Barbados Eye Studies
    M Cristina Leske
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8036, USA
    Ophthalmology 113:29-35. 2006
    ..To provide 9-year incidence estimates of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in a population of African descent...
  6. pmc Nine-year incidence of visual impairment in the Barbados Eye Studies
    Anselm J Hennis
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York, USA
    Ophthalmology 116:1461-8. 2009
    ..To describe the 9-year incidence of visual impairment and primary causes of blindness among black participants of the Barbados Eye Studies (BES)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of obesity and associated sex-specific factors in an African-origin population
    Barbara Nemesure
    Department of Preventive Medicine, L3HSC Room 086, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8036, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:508-14. 2007
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of obesity and related sex-specific factors in a population of African descent...
  8. doi request reprint Open-angle glaucoma and mortality: The Barbados Eye Studies
    Suh Yuh Wu
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8036, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:365-70. 2008
    ..To evaluate the relationship between open-angle glaucoma (OAG) and mortality in a black population at 9-years' follow-up...
  9. pmc Risk factors for breast cancer in a black population--the Barbados National Cancer Study
    Barbara Nemesure
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8036, USA
    Int J Cancer 124:174-9. 2009
    ..Further investigations of other populations may clarify these issues...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and blood groups in a population of African ancestry
    Barbara Nemesure
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8036, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:822-9. 2006
    ..To evaluate the possible relationship of hypertension and diabetes with the ABO, Rhesus, and Duffy blood groups, which are known markers of African ancestry...
  11. ncbi request reprint Nine-year incidence of diabetic retinopathy in the Barbados Eye Studies
    M Cristina Leske
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8036, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 124:250-5. 2006
    ..To estimate the 9-year incidence of diabetic retinopathy (DR) in a population with the same ancestry as African Americans...
  12. ncbi request reprint Nine-year changes in intraocular pressure: the Barbados Eye Studies
    Sun Yuh Wu
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8036, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 124:1631-6. 2006
    ..To describe temporal changes in intraocular pressure (IOP) and associated risk factors after 9 years of follow-up in a population of African descent...
  13. ncbi request reprint Nine-year incidence of lens opacities in the Barbados Eye Studies
    M Cristina Leske
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, HSC L3 Room 086, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8036, USA
    Ophthalmology 111:483-90. 2004
    ..To provide 9-year cumulative incidence of age-related lens opacities in a predominantly black population...
  14. doi request reprint Impact of glaucoma, lens opacities, and cataract surgery on visual functioning and related quality of life: the Barbados Eye Studies
    Suh Yuh Wu
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8036, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49:1333-8. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for incident cortical and posterior subcapsular lens opacities in the Barbados Eye Studies
    Anselm Hennis
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8036, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 122:525-30. 2004
    ..To evaluate risk factors for the 4-year incidence of cortical and posterior subcapsular (PSC) lens opacities...
  16. ncbi request reprint Four-year incidence of visual impairment: Barbados Incidence Study of Eye Diseases
    M Cristina Leske
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8036, USA
    Ophthalmology 111:118-24. 2004
    ..To describe the 4-year incidence of visual impairment and causes of blindness among black participants of the Barbados Eye Studies...
  17. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for incident open-angle glaucoma: the Barbados Eye Studies
    M Cristina Leske
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8036, USA
    Ophthalmology 115:85-93. 2008
    ..To evaluate risk factors for definite open-angle glaucoma (OAG), based on African-descent participants of the Barbados Eye Studies...
  18. pmc Body size and breast cancer in a black population--the Barbados National Cancer Study
    Barbara Nemesure
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8036, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:387-94. 2009
    ..To evaluate the relationship between body size and incident breast cancer in an African-origin Caribbean population...
  19. doi request reprint Nine-year incidence and risk factors for pterygium in the barbados eye studies
    Barbara Nemesure
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8036, USA
    Ophthalmology 115:2153-8. 2008
    ..To present 9-year incidence data and associated risk factors for pterygium among black participants in the Barbados Eye Studies...
  20. pmc Nine-year refractive changes in the Barbados Eye Studies
    Suh Yuh Wu
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University, New York, 11794, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 46:4032-9. 2005
    ..To describe 9-year changes in refractive errors and estimate incidence of myopia and hyperopia in adults of African-descent, along with associated risk factors...
  21. ncbi request reprint Four-year incidence of macular changes in the Barbados Eye Studies
    M Cristina Leske
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, L3 HSC Room 086, Stony Brook, NY 11795 8036, USA
    Ophthalmology 111:706-11. 2004
    ..To describe longitudinal macular changes in a black population after 4 years of follow-up...
  22. ncbi request reprint Factors related to the 4-year risk of high intraocular pressure: the Barbados Eye Studies
    Barbara Nemesure
    School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, NY 11794, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 121:856-62. 2003
    ..To evaluate the 4-year risk of high intraocular pressure (IOP) and associated factors in a black population without glaucoma at baseline...
  23. ncbi request reprint Incidence of diabetic retinopathy in the Barbados Eye Studies
    M Cristina Leske
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York, USA
    Ophthalmology 110:941-7. 2003
    ..To examine the 4-year incidence and risk factors for diabetic retinopathy (DR) among black participants with diabetes in the Barbados Eye Studies (BES)...
  24. ncbi request reprint A genome-wide scan for primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG): the Barbados Family Study of Open-Angle Glaucoma
    Barbara Nemesure
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, New York 11794 8036, USA
    Hum Genet 112:600-9. 2003
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Corneal thickness and intraocular pressure in the Barbados eye studies
    Barbara Nemesure
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University Medical Center, L3 HSC Room 086, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 0836, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 121:240-4. 2003
    ..To describe the distribution of central corneal thickness (CCT) and evaluate its relationship to intraocular pressure (IOP) in the predominantly black population of the Barbados Eye Studies (BES)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Incident open-angle glaucoma and blood pressure
    M Cristina Leske
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of New York at Stony Brook, L3 HSC Room 086, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8036, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 120:954-9. 2002
    ..The risk of open-angle glaucoma (OAG) may be related to low blood pressure (BP) relative to intraocular pressure (IOP), ie, to low perfusion pressure (PP). Alternatively, systemic hypertension may increase OAG risk...
  27. pmc A genome-wide association study of breast cancer in women of African ancestry
    Fang Chen
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Hum Genet 132:39-48. 2013
    ..Identification of novel risk variants for breast cancer in women of African ancestry will demand testing of a substantially larger set of markers from stage 1 in a larger replication sample...
  28. doi request reprint Factors influencing prostate cancer healthcare practices in barbados, west indies
    Patricia Ng
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY, 11794 8036, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 15:653-60. 2013
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  29. doi request reprint Pediatric solid malignant neoplasms: a comparative analysis
    Bryan E Harmon
    Department of Pathology, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York 11794 7025, USA
    Indian J Pathol Microbiol 54:514-9. 2011
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the pattern and frequency of PSMNs at our hospital in the United States and compare the results to data from other regions of the world...
  30. pmc Genome-wide association study of prostate cancer in men of African ancestry identifies a susceptibility locus at 17q21
    Christopher A Haiman
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Nat Genet 43:570-3. 2011
    ..Further studies are needed to investigate the biological contribution of this allele to prostate cancer risk. These findings emphasize the importance of conducting genome-wide association studies in diverse populations...
  31. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for incident nuclear opacities
    M Cristina Leske
    School of Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University Medical Center, HSC L 3 RM 086, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8036, USA
    Ophthalmology 109:1303-8. 2002
    ..To evaluate risk factors for the 4-year incidence of nuclear opacities...