Ellen Demerath

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Genome-wide association study of age at menarche in African-American women
    Ellen W Demerath
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 22:3329-46. 2013
  2. pmc Reproductive aging-associated common genetic variants and the risk of breast cancer
    Chunyan He
    Department of Public Health, Indiana University School of Medicine, 980 West Walnut Street, R3 C241, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 14:R54. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint The genetics of obesity in transition
    Ellen W Demerath
    University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Coll Antropol 36:1161-8. 2012
  4. pmc Visceral adiposity and its anatomical distribution as predictors of the metabolic syndrome and cardiometabolic risk factor levels
    Ellen W Demerath
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1263-71. 2008
  5. pmc Anatomical patterning of visceral adipose tissue: race, sex, and age variation
    Ellen W Demerath
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2984-93. 2007
  6. pmc Rapid infant weight gain and advanced skeletal maturation in childhood
    Ellen W Demerath
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    J Pediatr 155:355-61. 2009
  7. pmc Rapid postnatal weight gain and visceral adiposity in adulthood: the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Ellen W Demerath
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:2060-6. 2009
  8. pmc Significant associations of age, menopausal status and lifestyle factors with visceral adiposity in African-American and European-American women
    Ellen W Demerath
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Heath, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Ann Hum Biol 38:247-56. 2011
  9. pmc Interaction of FTO and physical activity level on adiposity in African-American and European-American adults: the ARIC study
    Ellen W Demerath
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1866-72. 2011
  10. pmc Variation in ANGPTL4 and risk of coronary heart disease: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Metabolism 57:1591-6. 2008

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc Genome-wide association study of age at menarche in African-American women
    Ellen W Demerath
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 22:3329-46. 2013
    ..The findings provide the first evidence of cross-ethnic generalization of menarche loci identified to date, and suggest a number of novel biological links to menarche timing in AA women. ..
  2. pmc Reproductive aging-associated common genetic variants and the risk of breast cancer
    Chunyan He
    Department of Public Health, Indiana University School of Medicine, 980 West Walnut Street, R3 C241, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 14:R54. 2012
    ..Recent genome-wide association studies have identified several novel genetic loci associated with these two traits. However, the association between these loci and breast cancer risk is unknown...
  3. ncbi request reprint The genetics of obesity in transition
    Ellen W Demerath
    University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Coll Antropol 36:1161-8. 2012
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  4. pmc Visceral adiposity and its anatomical distribution as predictors of the metabolic syndrome and cardiometabolic risk factor levels
    Ellen W Demerath
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1263-71. 2008
    ..Despite the recognition that central obesity plays a critical role in chronic disease, few large-scale imaging studies have documented human variation in abdominal adipose tissue patterning...
  5. pmc Anatomical patterning of visceral adipose tissue: race, sex, and age variation
    Ellen W Demerath
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2984-93. 2007
    ..We tested sex, race, and age differences in the patterning of visceral adipose tissue (VAT) and subcutaneous adipose tissue...
  6. pmc Rapid infant weight gain and advanced skeletal maturation in childhood
    Ellen W Demerath
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    J Pediatr 155:355-61. 2009
    ..To test the hypothesis that rapid infant weight gain is associated with advanced skeletal maturity in children from the United States and South Africa...
  7. pmc Rapid postnatal weight gain and visceral adiposity in adulthood: the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Ellen W Demerath
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:2060-6. 2009
    ..In conclusion, rapid infant weight gain is associated with increases in both VAT and ASAT, as well as total adiposity and the risk of obesity in middle adulthood...
  8. pmc Significant associations of age, menopausal status and lifestyle factors with visceral adiposity in African-American and European-American women
    Ellen W Demerath
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Heath, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Ann Hum Biol 38:247-56. 2011
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  9. pmc Interaction of FTO and physical activity level on adiposity in African-American and European-American adults: the ARIC study
    Ellen W Demerath
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1866-72. 2011
    ..4 to 1.9); P (interaction) = 0.002). The interaction effect was not observed in EA or AA women. FTO SNP × PA interactions on adiposity were observed for AA as well as EA men. Differences by sex require further examination...
  10. pmc Variation in ANGPTL4 and risk of coronary heart disease: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Metabolism 57:1591-6. 2008
    ..In conclusion, in this prospective study, the 40K variant of ANGPTL4 appeared to confer reduced genetic risk for CHD...
  11. pmc Child height and the risk of young-adult obesity
    Steven D Stovitz
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55414, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:74-7. 2010
    ..Childhood obesity is a major risk factor for adult obesity, and obese children tend to be taller than their normal-weight peers...
  12. pmc Blood pressure and lifestyle on Saba, Netherlands Antilles
    Laura E Soloway
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 21:319-25. 2009
    ..In summary, hypertension is highly prevalent on Saba and tended to be associated with greater age, adiposity, Afro-Caribbean ancestry, and lifestyle incongruity...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness and cognitive function in middle age: the CARDIA study
    Na Zhu
    From the Divisions of Epidemiology N Z, D R J, P J S, E D and Biostatistics W T, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Department of Nutrition D R J, University of Oslo, Norway Departments of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Epidemiology and Biostatistics K Y, University of California, San Francisco Department of Radiology N B, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry L J L, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, MD Division of Research R A W, S S, B S, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, CA Human Genomics Laboratory C B, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department K H, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN and Division of Cardiovascular Sciences J R, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD
    Neurology 82:1339-46. 2014
    ..To investigate whether greater cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) is associated with better cognitive function 25 years later...
  14. ncbi request reprint Do changes in body mass index percentile reflect changes in body composition in children? Data from the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Ellen W Demerath
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e487-95. 2006
    ..Our aim was to examine the degree to which changes in BMI percentile reflect changes in body fat and lean body mass during childhood and how age and gender affect these relationships...
  15. pmc Approximation of total visceral adipose tissue with a single magnetic resonance image
    Ellen W Demerath
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Department of Community Health, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, OH, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:362-8. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint Quantitative genetic analysis of blood pressure response during the cold pressor test
    Audrey C Choh
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Wright State University School of Medicine, 3171 Research Boulevard, Dayton, OH 45420, USA
    Am J Hypertens 18:1211-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the genetic architecture of BP during the CPT, and to determine whether BP at rest and during the CPT share common genetic influences...
  17. ncbi request reprint Early menarche and the development of cardiovascular disease risk factors in adolescent girls: the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Karen E Remsberg
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Department of Community Health, Wright State University School of Medicine, 3171 Research Boulevard, Kettering, Ohio 45420 4006, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:2718-24. 2005
    ..Girls with early menarche exhibited elevated blood pressure and glucose intolerance compared with later maturing girls, independent of body composition...
  18. ncbi request reprint Fifty-year trends in serial body mass index during adolescence in girls: the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Ellen W Demerath
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:441-6. 2004
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  19. pmc Telomeres and telomerase in the fetal origins of cardiovascular disease: a review
    Ellen W Demerath
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Wright State University School of Medicine, 3171 Research Blvd, Kettering, OH 45420, USA
    Hum Biol 76:127-46. 2004
    ..Our aim in this review is to summarize evidence for one such genetic mechanism, telomere attrition, that may underlie the fetal origins of cardiovascular disease and to discuss this mechanism in light of the evolution of senescence...
  20. ncbi request reprint Puberty and body composition
    Roger M Siervogel
    Department of Community Health, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45420, USA
    Horm Res 60:36-45. 2003
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  21. ncbi request reprint Critical periods in human growth and their relationship to diseases of aging
    Noel Cameron
    Department of Human Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 3TU, UK
    Am J Phys Anthropol . 2002
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Research Grants8

  1. Visceral Adiposity: Genetic and Environmental Influences
    Ellen Demerath; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  2. Viscreal Adiposity: Genetic and Environmental Influences
    Ellen Demerath; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  3. Viscreal Adiposity: Genetic and Environmental Influences
    Ellen Demerath; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  4. Viscreal Adiposity: Genetic and Environmental Influences
    Ellen Demerath; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  5. The Genetics of Infant Growth and Later Obesity
    Ellen Demerath; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  6. The Genetics of Infant Growth and Later Obesity
    Ellen Demerath; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  7. The Genetics of Infant Growth and Later Obesity
    Ellen W Demerath; Fiscal Year: 2010
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