R C Block

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rochester
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The common apolipoprotein A-1 polymorphism -75A>G is associated with ethnic differences in recurrent coronary events after recovery from an acute myocardial infarction
    Robert Block
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
    Heart Int 4:e8. 2009
  2. pmc Effects of low-dose aspirin and fish oil on platelet function and NF-kappaB in adults with diabetes mellitus
    Robert C Block
    Department of Public Health Sciences, The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 89:9-18. 2013
  3. pmc The combination of EPA+DHA and low-dose aspirin ingestion reduces platelet function acutely whereas each alone may not in healthy humans
    Robert C Block
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Box 644, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 87:143-51. 2012
  4. pmc Carotid endarterectomy and carotid artery stenting utilization trends over time
    Matthew R Skerritt
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Rochester, NY, USA
    BMC Neurol 12:17. 2012
  5. pmc Cis-vaccenic acid and the Framingham risk score predict chronic kidney disease: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Robert Block
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, The University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 86:175-82. 2012
  6. pmc An epidemiologic transition of cardiovascular disease risk in Carriacou and Petite Martinique, Grenada: the Grenada Heart Project, 2005-2007
    Robert C Block
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, Box 644, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E90. 2012
  7. pmc Altered cholesterol and fatty acid metabolism in Huntington disease
    Robert C Block
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine and Preventive Cardiology Unit, Box 644, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    J Clin Lipidol 4:17-23. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Lipoprotein(a): implications for clinical practice
    Robert C Block
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 7:327-9. 2005
  9. pmc The effects of EPA, DHA, and aspirin ingestion on plasma lysophospholipids and autotaxin
    R C Block
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Box 644, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 82:87-95. 2010
  10. pmc Omega-6 and trans fatty acids in blood cell membranes: a risk factor for acute coronary syndromes?
    Robert C Block
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Am Heart J 156:1117-23. 2008

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc The common apolipoprotein A-1 polymorphism -75A>G is associated with ethnic differences in recurrent coronary events after recovery from an acute myocardial infarction
    Robert Block
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
    Heart Int 4:e8. 2009
    ..A common apoA1 SNP is associated with a significantly increased risk of recurrent cardiac events among Black, but not White, postmyocardial infarction patients. Relationships with lipoproteins may help explain this finding...
  2. pmc Effects of low-dose aspirin and fish oil on platelet function and NF-kappaB in adults with diabetes mellitus
    Robert C Block
    Department of Public Health Sciences, The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 89:9-18. 2013
    ..Many diabetics are insensitive to aspirin's platelet anti-aggregation effects. The possible modulating effects of co-administration of aspirin and fish oil in subjects with diabetes are poorly characterized...
  3. pmc The combination of EPA+DHA and low-dose aspirin ingestion reduces platelet function acutely whereas each alone may not in healthy humans
    Robert C Block
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Box 644, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 87:143-51. 2012
    ..The hypothesis that combining low dose aspirin with eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid (EPA+DHA) reduces platelet function in the acute setting has not been investigated...
  4. pmc Carotid endarterectomy and carotid artery stenting utilization trends over time
    Matthew R Skerritt
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Rochester, NY, USA
    BMC Neurol 12:17. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Cis-vaccenic acid and the Framingham risk score predict chronic kidney disease: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Robert Block
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, The University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 86:175-82. 2012
    ..Data on the associations of fatty acids with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are sparse...
  6. pmc An epidemiologic transition of cardiovascular disease risk in Carriacou and Petite Martinique, Grenada: the Grenada Heart Project, 2005-2007
    Robert C Block
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, Box 644, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E90. 2012
    ..Our objective was to examine the pattern of lifestyle factors associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) in Grenada and to determine whether the prevalence of CVD risk factors differs by subgroups...
  7. pmc Altered cholesterol and fatty acid metabolism in Huntington disease
    Robert C Block
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine and Preventive Cardiology Unit, Box 644, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    J Clin Lipidol 4:17-23. 2010
    ..Drugs that combat the dysregulated lipid milieu in Huntington disease may help treat this perplexing and catastrophic genetic disease...
  8. ncbi request reprint Lipoprotein(a): implications for clinical practice
    Robert C Block
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 7:327-9. 2005
  9. pmc The effects of EPA, DHA, and aspirin ingestion on plasma lysophospholipids and autotaxin
    R C Block
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Box 644, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 82:87-95. 2010
    ..Taken together, our data demonstrate that plasma LPC, but not LPA, species can be dynamically regulated by dietary supplementation, and argue against a simple model of LPA generation via LPC hydrolysis...
  10. pmc Omega-6 and trans fatty acids in blood cell membranes: a risk factor for acute coronary syndromes?
    Robert C Block
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Am Heart J 156:1117-23. 2008
    ..Although fatty acid intake has been associated with risk of coronary disease events, the association between blood omega-6 and trans fatty acids (FAs) at the time of an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is unknown...
  11. doi request reprint Lp(a) and risk of recurrent cardiac events in obese postinfarction patients
    James P Corsetti
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2717-22. 2008
    ..These findings suggest close monitoring and consideration of weight reduction for obese postinfarction patients with elevated Lp(a) levels...
  12. pmc Parenteral fish oil-associated burr cell anemia
    Husam S Mallah
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Gastroenterology and Nutrition Section, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Ave, Box 667 Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Pediatr 156:324-6.e1. 2010
    ..Parenteral fish oil was discontinued, and the burr cell anemia disappeared, suggesting that parenteral fish oil might be associated with hemolytic anemia...
  13. doi request reprint Physicians' preferences and attitudes about end-of-life care in patients with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
    Saadia Sherazi
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, PO Box 644, 601 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 83:1139-41. 2008
    ..With increased knowledge about managing the withdrawal of this potentially life-prolonging therapy, physicians are likely to become more skilled at caring for dying patients with an ICD...
  14. pmc Training medical students in community health: a novel required fourth-year clerkship at the University of Rochester
    Scott McIntosh
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627 8969, USA
    Acad Med 83:357-64. 2008
    ..Evaluation efforts to date indicate that the clerkship has been received favorably by both faculty and students...
  15. ncbi request reprint EPA and DHA in blood cell membranes from acute coronary syndrome patients and controls
    Robert C Block
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, Box 644, 601 Elmwood Avenue, NY 14642, United States robert
    Atherosclerosis 197:821-8. 2008
    ....
  16. pmc Risk of cardiovascular disease in HIV, hepatitis C, or HIV/hepatitis C patients compared to the general population
    L Kakinami
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
    Int J Clin Pract 67:6-13. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the Framingham Risk Score (FRS) and vascular age differences in persons with HIV, HCV or HIV/HCV disease to the general population...
  17. pmc Greasing the wheels of managing overweight and obesity with omega-3 fatty acids
    N Golub
    The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Med Hypotheses 77:1114-20. 2011
    ..If these fatty acids do harbor such potential, their supplementation in many parts of the world may hold great promise in reducing the global burden of obesity...
  18. pmc Physicians' knowledge and attitudes regarding implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
    Saadia Sherazi
    Department of Medicine, Unity Health System, Rochester, NY 14626, USA
    Cardiol J 17:267-73. 2010
    ..Information is limited regarding the knowledge and attitudes of physicians typically involved in the referral of patients for implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) implantation...
  19. pmc Our expanding view of platelet functions and its clinical implications
    Christopher Ombrello
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine, P O Box 644, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Cardiovasc Transl Res 3:538-46. 2010
    ..It has also heightened interest in a continued search for new platelet inhibitors and presents new opportunities for platelet inhibitors to be used in a wide array of disease treatment strategies...