Zhao Chen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arizona
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The relationship between incidence of fractures and anemia in older multiethnic women
    Zhao Chen
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2337-44. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Stronger bone correlates with African admixture in African-American women
    Zhao Chen
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 26:2307-16. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis and rate of bone loss among postmenopausal survivors of breast cancer
    Zhao Chen
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    Cancer 104:1520-30. 2005
  4. pmc Effect of hormone therapy on lean body mass, falls, and fractures: 6-year results from the Women's Health Initiative hormone trials
    Jennifer W Bea
    Arizona Cancer Center, Tucson, AZ 85724 5024, USA
    Menopause 18:44-52. 2011
  5. pmc Hormone therapy improves femur geometry among ethnically diverse postmenopausal participants in the Women's Health Initiative hormone intervention trials
    Zhao Chen
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724 5211, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 23:1935-45. 2008
  6. pmc Indigenous American ancestry is associated with arsenic methylation efficiency in an admixed population of northwest Mexico
    Paulina Gomez-Rubio
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 75:36-49. 2012
  7. pmc Rheumatoid arthritis is associated with less optimal hip structural geometry
    Nicole C Wright
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    J Clin Densitom 15:39-48. 2012
  8. pmc Arthritis increases the risk for fractures--results from the Women's Health Initiative
    Nicole C Wright
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    J Rheumatol 38:1680-8. 2011
  9. pmc Lower trabecular volumetric BMD at metaphyseal regions of weight-bearing bones is associated with prior fracture in young girls
    Joshua N Farr
    Department of Physiological Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0093, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 26:380-7. 2011
  10. pmc Self-reported osteoarthritis, ethnicity, body mass index, and other associated risk factors in postmenopausal women-results from the Women's Health Initiative
    Nicole C Wright
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Tuscon, Arizona, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1736-43. 2008

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. pmc The relationship between incidence of fractures and anemia in older multiethnic women
    Zhao Chen
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2337-44. 2010
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Stronger bone correlates with African admixture in African-American women
    Zhao Chen
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 26:2307-16. 2011
    ..However, women with higher percent African admixture had larger reductions in bone strength than non-Hispanic white women during the follow-up...
  3. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis and rate of bone loss among postmenopausal survivors of breast cancer
    Zhao Chen
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    Cancer 104:1520-30. 2005
    ..Breast cancer diagnosis and treatment may put women at higher risk for osteoporosis in later life...
  4. pmc Effect of hormone therapy on lean body mass, falls, and fractures: 6-year results from the Women's Health Initiative hormone trials
    Jennifer W Bea
    Arizona Cancer Center, Tucson, AZ 85724 5024, USA
    Menopause 18:44-52. 2011
    ....
  5. pmc Hormone therapy improves femur geometry among ethnically diverse postmenopausal participants in the Women's Health Initiative hormone intervention trials
    Zhao Chen
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724 5211, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 23:1935-45. 2008
    ..3-3.6% for section modulus and -5.3% to - 4.3% for buckling ratio. Hormone interventions led to favorable changes in femur geometry, which may help explain the reduced fracture risk observed in hormone interventions...
  6. pmc Indigenous American ancestry is associated with arsenic methylation efficiency in an admixed population of northwest Mexico
    Paulina Gomez-Rubio
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 75:36-49. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Rheumatoid arthritis is associated with less optimal hip structural geometry
    Nicole C Wright
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    J Clin Densitom 15:39-48. 2012
    ..Within the WHI-BMD, women with RA group had reduced BMD and structural geometry at baseline, and this reduction was seen at a fixed rate throughout the 9 yr of study...
  8. pmc Arthritis increases the risk for fractures--results from the Women's Health Initiative
    Nicole C Wright
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    J Rheumatol 38:1680-8. 2011
    ..To examine the relationship between arthritis and fracture...
  9. pmc Lower trabecular volumetric BMD at metaphyseal regions of weight-bearing bones is associated with prior fracture in young girls
    Joshua N Farr
    Department of Physiological Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0093, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 26:380-7. 2011
    ..Lower trabecular vBMD at metaphyseal sites of long bones may be an early marker of skeletal fragility in girls...
  10. pmc Self-reported osteoarthritis, ethnicity, body mass index, and other associated risk factors in postmenopausal women-results from the Women's Health Initiative
    Nicole C Wright
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Tuscon, Arizona, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1736-43. 2008
    ..79, 3.91) women, indicating a significant interactive effect of BMI and ethnicity on odds of OA. In conclusion, OA is a highly prevalent condition in postmenopausal women, and there are differential effects according to ethnicity...
  11. pmc Hip bone density predicts breast cancer risk independently of Gail score: results from the Women's Health Initiative
    Zhao Chen
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Arizona College of Public Health, Tucson, Arizona 85724 5211, USA
    Cancer 113:907-15. 2008
    ..The objective of the current study was to investigate whether hip BMD predicts postmenopausal breast cancer risk independently of the Gail score...
  12. doi request reprint Skeletal muscle fat content is inversely associated with bone strength in young girls
    Joshua N Farr
    Department of Physiological Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0093, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 26:2217-25. 2011
    ..03-0.05, p > .05), except the distal tibia (β = 0.09, p = .03). In conclusion, skeletal muscle fat content of the calf and thigh is inversely associated with weight-bearing bone strength in young girls...
  13. ncbi request reprint Postmenopausal hormone therapy and body composition--a substudy of the estrogen plus progestin trial of the Women's Health Initiative
    Zhao Chen
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:651-6. 2005
    ..It has been suggested that hormone therapy may help counter undesirable changes in body composition in older women...
  14. ncbi request reprint Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry is a valid tool for assessing skeletal muscle mass in older women
    Zhao Chen
    College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    J Nutr 137:2775-80. 2007
    ..We conclude that DXA is a reliable method for cross-sectional assessments of SMM in older women...
  15. ncbi request reprint Pilot study of dietary influences on mammographic density in pre- and postmenopausal Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson 85721 0038, USA
    Menopause 14:243-50. 2007
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Validity of self-report for fractures among a multiethnic cohort of postmenopausal women: results from the Women's Health Initiative observational study and clinical trials
    Zhao Chen
    University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Menopause 11:264-74. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the validity of, and factors associated with, the accuracy of self-report (participant-report and proxy-report) for fractures...
  17. pmc Relationship of total body fat mass to weight-bearing bone volumetric density, geometry, and strength in young girls
    Joshua N Farr
    Department of Physiological Sciences, The University of Arizona, 1713 E University Blvd 93, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Bone 46:977-84. 2010
    ..Nevertheless, girls with higher TBFM relative to body mass have markedly diminished vBMD, geometry, and bone strength at metaphyseal and diaphyseal sites of the femur and tibia...
  18. ncbi request reprint Low bone density and high percentage of body fat among men who were treated with androgen deprivation therapy for prostate carcinoma
    Zhao Chen
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85716, USA
    Cancer 95:2136-44. 2002
    ..In the current case-control study, the authors examined the prevalence and magnitude of low bone density and obesity among men with prostate carcinoma who were treated with ADT...
  19. ncbi request reprint Wheat bran fiber supplementation and bone loss among older people
    Zhao Chen
    Arizona Cancer Center, Tucson, USA
    Nutrition 20:747-51. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of wheat bran fiber (WBF) supplementation on bone loss in older people...
  20. pmc Performance evaluation of a multiplex assay for future use in biomarker discovery efforts to predict body composition
    Jennifer W Bea
    Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Clin Chem Lab Med 49:817-24. 2011
    ..We sought to determine the best blood fraction for multiplex evaluation of circulating biomarkers in post-menopausal women, and to explore body composition phenotype discrimination by biomarkers...
  21. ncbi request reprint Fracture risk among breast cancer survivors: results from the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study
    Zhao Chen
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, PO Box 245203, 1540 E Drachman, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:552-8. 2005
    ..We tested the hypothesis in the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study that postmenopausal survivors of breast cancer have a higher risk for fractures compared with women who have no cancer history...
  22. pmc Association between body mass index and arsenic methylation efficiency in adult women from southwest U.S. and northwest Mexico
    Paulina Gomez-Rubio
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0207, USA
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 252:176-82. 2011
    ....
  23. pmc Genome-wide association analysis of red blood cell traits in African Americans: the COGENT Network
    Zhao Chen
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 22:2529-38. 2013
    ....

Research Grants13

  1. Biomarkers and Genetic Factors Related to Sarcopenia in Women
    Zhao Chen; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Results of this study will have significant impacts on the prevention and reduction of adverse health outcomes associated with sarcopenia of older women in the United States. ..
  2. Anemia and Its Relationship with Sarcopenia, Physical Function, and Mortality
    Zhao Chen; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This study has a great potential to provide new and critical evidence that is needed for preventing and managing anemia in older women from different health, age and ethnic backgrounds. ..
  3. Biomarkers and Genetic Factors Related to Sarcopenia in Women
    Zhao Chen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Results of this study will have significant impacts on the prevention and reduction of adverse health outcomes associated with sarcopenia of older women in the United States. ..
  4. Longitudinal Changes in Hip Geometry and Skeletal Muscle
    Zhao Chen; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  5. Longitudinal Changes in Hip Geometry and Skeletal Muscle
    Zhao Chen; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  6. Biomarkers and Genetic Factors Related to Sarcopenia in Women
    Zhao Chen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Results of this study will have significant impacts on the prevention and reduction of adverse health outcomes associated with sarcopenia of older women in the United States. ..