Susan Carlson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kansas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Docosahexaenoic acid and arachidonic acid in infant development
    S E Carlson
    Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, School of Allied Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160, USA
    Semin Neonatol 6:437-49. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Maternal parity and diet (n-3) polyunsaturated fatty acid concentration influence accretion of brain phospholipid docosahexaenoic acid in developing rats
    Marlies K Ozias
    Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutics, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Nutr 137:125-9. 2007
  3. pmc Long-term effects of LCPUFA supplementation on childhood cognitive outcomes
    John Colombo
    Schiefelbusch Life Span Institute and Department of Psychology, University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 98:403-12. 2013
  4. pmc DHA supplementation and pregnancy outcomes
    Susan E Carlson
    Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:808-15. 2013
  5. pmc Early determinants of development: a lipid perspective
    Susan E Carlson
    Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1523S-1529S. 2009
  6. pmc Docosahexaenoic acid supplementation in pregnancy and lactation
    Susan E Carlson
    Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:678S-84S. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Sub-chronic antipsychotic drug treatment does not alter brain phospholipid fatty acid composition in rats
    Beth Levant
    Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 30:728-32. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Decreased brain docosahexaenoic acid during development alters dopamine-related behaviors in adult rats that are differentially affected by dietary remediation
    Beth Levant
    Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutics, University of Kansas Medical Center, Mail Stop 1018, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Behav Brain Res 152:49-57. 2004
  9. pmc Docosahexaenoic acid and cognitive function: Is the link mediated by the autonomic nervous system?
    Kathleen M Gustafson
    Hoglund Brain Imaging Center, Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 79:135-40. 2008
  10. pmc Decreased brain docosahexaenoic acid content produces neurobiological effects associated with depression: Interactions with reproductive status in female rats
    Beth Levant
    Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutics, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 33:1279-92. 2008

Research Grants

  1. DHA Supplementation and Pregnancy Outcome
    Susan E Carlson; Fiscal Year: 2010
  2. DHA Supplementation and Pregnancy Outcome
    Susan Carlson; Fiscal Year: 2009

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Docosahexaenoic acid and arachidonic acid in infant development
    S E Carlson
    Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, School of Allied Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160, USA
    Semin Neonatol 6:437-49. 2001
    ..The current suggestive evidence for several possible mechanisms underlying behavioral effects are also provided...
  2. ncbi request reprint Maternal parity and diet (n-3) polyunsaturated fatty acid concentration influence accretion of brain phospholipid docosahexaenoic acid in developing rats
    Marlies K Ozias
    Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutics, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Nutr 137:125-9. 2007
    ....
  3. pmc Long-term effects of LCPUFA supplementation on childhood cognitive outcomes
    John Colombo
    Schiefelbusch Life Span Institute and Department of Psychology, University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 98:403-12. 2013
    ..Most randomized trials have assessed cognition at 18 mo, although significant development of cognitive abilities (early executive function) emerge later...
  4. pmc DHA supplementation and pregnancy outcomes
    Susan E Carlson
    Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:808-15. 2013
    ..The results of randomized supplementation trials using various n-3 LCPUFA sources and amounts are mixed...
  5. pmc Early determinants of development: a lipid perspective
    Susan E Carlson
    Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1523S-1529S. 2009
    ..Other lipids known to be provided in variable amounts to infants through human milk are cholesterol and gangliosides. Short sections address the current state of knowledge and some questions that could be pursued...
  6. pmc Docosahexaenoic acid supplementation in pregnancy and lactation
    Susan E Carlson
    Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:678S-84S. 2009
    ..Other outcomes for infants and children and for women themselves appear plausible and are also addressed as part of a research agenda for future work...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sub-chronic antipsychotic drug treatment does not alter brain phospholipid fatty acid composition in rats
    Beth Levant
    Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 30:728-32. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Decreased brain docosahexaenoic acid during development alters dopamine-related behaviors in adult rats that are differentially affected by dietary remediation
    Beth Levant
    Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutics, University of Kansas Medical Center, Mail Stop 1018, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Behav Brain Res 152:49-57. 2004
    ..Some of these behavioral alterations were reversed by dietary remediation initiated at weaning...
  9. pmc Docosahexaenoic acid and cognitive function: Is the link mediated by the autonomic nervous system?
    Kathleen M Gustafson
    Hoglund Brain Imaging Center, Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 79:135-40. 2008
    ..In addition, we provide new data showing a link between docosahexaenoic acid and fetal heart rate that is consistent with the hypothesis...
  10. pmc Decreased brain docosahexaenoic acid content produces neurobiological effects associated with depression: Interactions with reproductive status in female rats
    Beth Levant
    Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutics, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 33:1279-92. 2008
    ..Furthermore, the data are consistent with findings in depressed humans, and thus support a role for DHA as a factor in the etiologies of depressive illnesses, particularly postpartum depression...
  11. ncbi request reprint Predicting accrual in clinical trials with Bayesian posterior predictive distributions
    Byron J Gajewski
    Schools of Allied Health and Nursing, Center for Biostatistics and Advanced Informatics, The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Stat Med 27:2328-40. 2008
    ..The approach is attractive since it accounts for both parameter and sampling distribution uncertainties. We illustrate the approach using actual accrual data and discuss practical points surrounding the accrual problem...
  12. ncbi request reprint Diet (n-3) polyunsaturated fatty acid content and parity affect liver and erythrocyte phospholipid fatty acid composition in female rats
    Beth Levant
    Department of Pharmacology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Nutr 137:2425-30. 2007
    ..Changes in erythrocyte DHA were of similar magnitude and time course to those observed in liver, suggesting that this tissue may serve as a marker for liver DHA status...
  13. ncbi request reprint Specific brain regions of female rats are differentially depleted of docosahexaenoic acid by reproductive activity and an (n-3) fatty acid-deficient diet
    Beth Levant
    Departments of Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutics, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Nutr 137:130-4. 2007
    ..This pattern of changes in regional DHA and (n-6) DPA content suggests that specific neuronal systems may be differentially affected by depletion of brain DHA in the postpartum organism...
  14. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of modulation of docosahexaenoic acid content during development in specific regions of rat brain
    Beth Levant
    Department of Pharmacology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Lipids 41:407-14. 2006
    ..These differential effects may contribute to the specific neurochemical and behavioral effects observed in animals with variation in brain DHA content...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sex-specific effects of brain LC-PUFA composition on locomotor activity in rats
    Beth Levant
    Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutics, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160 USA
    Physiol Behav 89:196-204. 2006
    ..This suggests that variation in brain DHA content produces sex-specific alterations in locomotor activity and that the neurochemical alterations underlying the observed behavioral changes vary depending on the degree of DHA depletion...
  16. ncbi request reprint Reduced brain DHA content after a single reproductive cycle in female rats fed a diet deficient in N-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids
    Beth Levant
    Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutics, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 60:987-90. 2006
    ..Low levels of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), particularly docosahexaenoic acid (DHA, 22:6n3), are implicated in postpartum depression...
  17. ncbi request reprint Diet (n-3) polyunsaturated fatty acid content and parity interact to alter maternal rat brain phospholipid fatty acid composition
    Beth Levant
    The Smith Mental Retardation Research Center, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Nutr 136:2236-42. 2006
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of docosahexaenoic acid supplementation during the third trimester of pregnancy
    Cornelius M Smuts
    Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:469-79. 2003
    ..To hypothesize that higher intake of docosahexaenoic acid, an n-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid, would increase duration of gestation and birth weight in US women...
  19. ncbi request reprint N-3 fatty acids and cognitive and visual acuity development: methodologic and conceptual considerations
    Carol L Cheatham
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:1458S-1466S. 2006
    ..We strongly encourage collaborations with developmental cognitive neuroscientists to facilitate these research goals...
  20. pmc Development and functionality of a handheld computer program to improve fruit and vegetable intake among low-income youth
    Nicole L Nollen
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Kansas University School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Health Educ Res 28:249-64. 2013
    ..3%), increases in FV intake (1.8 ± 2.6 daily servings) and good overall satisfaction. Findings suggest that mobile technology designed with the early input of youth is a promising way to improve adolescent health behaviors...
  21. ncbi request reprint Nutrient requirements and fetal development: recommendations for best outcomes
    Susan Carlson
    Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    J Fam Pract 56:S1-6; quiz S7-8. 2007
  22. doi request reprint Toddler formula supplemented with docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) improves DHA status and respiratory health in a randomized, double-blind, controlled trial of US children less than 3 years of age
    Laura M Minns
    Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 82:287-93. 2010
    ..024), compared to the formula without DHA. US toddlers have low DHA intake and status. Modest increases in DHA intake in toddlers might improve development, including respiratory health...
  23. ncbi request reprint High-DHA eggs: feasibility as a means to enhance circulating DHA in mother and infant
    Cornelius M Smuts
    Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, South Africa
    Lipids 38:407-14. 2003
    ..278, P = 0.048). DHA intake and birth weight were also correlated (r = 0.299, P = 0.041). High-DHA eggs were well accepted and increased DHA intake. Other benefits of DHA intake during pregnancy were also suggested...
  24. ncbi request reprint Role of omega-3 fatty acids in brain development and function: potential implications for the pathogenesis and prevention of psychopathology
    Robert K McNamara
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0559, USA
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 75:329-49. 2006
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Omega-3 fatty acids and multiple sclerosis: relationship to depression
    Robin L Aupperle
    Department of Psychology, University of Kansas, 1415 Jayhawk Blvd, Lawrence, KS 66045 7556, USA
    J Behav Med 31:127-35. 2008
    ..However, neither RBC nor dietary fatty acid levels were related to depression in the MS sample...
  26. ncbi request reprint Maternal DHA and the development of attention in infancy and toddlerhood
    John Colombo
    Department of Psychology and The Schiefelbusch Institute for Lifespan Studies, University of Kansas, Lawrence 66045, USA
    Child Dev 75:1254-67. 2004
    ..These findings are consistent with evidence suggesting a link between DHA and cognitive development in infancy...

Research Grants4

  1. DHA Supplementation and Pregnancy Outcome
    Susan E Carlson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These have been addressed here in detail in the Introduction and body of the proposal. ..
  2. DHA Supplementation and Pregnancy Outcome
    Susan Carlson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These have been addressed here in detail in the Introduction and body of the proposal. ..