G N Farhat
Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
- National Mesothelioma Virtual Bank: a standard based biospecimen and clinical data resource to enhance translational researchWaqas Amin
Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
BMC Cancer 8:236. 2008..The National Mesothelioma Virtual Bank is an initiative which collects annotated datasets relevant to human mesothelioma to develop an enterprising biospecimen resource to fulfill researchers' need...
- The development and deployment of Common Data Elements for tissue banks for translational research in cancer - an emerging standard based approach for the Mesothelioma Virtual Tissue BankSambit K Mohanty
Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
BMC Cancer 8:91. 2008....
- The association of bone mineral density measures with incident cardiovascular disease in older adultsG N Farhat
Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
Osteoporos Int 18:999-1008. 2007..BMD measures were inversely related to CVD in women and white men, independent of age and shared risk factors for osteoporosis and CVD...
- The association of bone mineral density with prostate cancer risk in the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) StudyGhada N Farhat
University of Pittsburgh, Department of Epidemiology and Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Science, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Cancer Pavilion, Suite 4C, 5150 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:148-54. 2009..However, no associations were observed with low-grade disease. Our results provide support for an inverse association between BMD and PCa risk. Possible pathophyisological mechanisms linking BMD and PCa should be elucidated...
- Volumetric and areal bone mineral density measures are associated with cardiovascular disease in older men and women: the health, aging, and body composition studyG N Farhat
Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto Street, 127 Parran Hall, PA 15261, USA
Calcif Tissue Int 79:102-11. 2006..In conclusion, our results provide further evidence for an inverse association between BMD and CVD in men and women. Future research should investigate common pathophysiological links for osteoporosis and CVD...