Sheila Gahagan

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Development of eating behavior: biology and context
    Sheila Gahagan
    Division of Child Development and Community Health, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 33:261-71. 2012
  2. pmc Relationship of adiposity and insulin resistance mediated by inflammation in a group of overweight and obese Chilean adolescents
    Marcela Reyes
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Nutr J 10:4. 2011
  3. pmc Linear and ponderal growth trajectories in well-nourished, iron-sufficient infants are unimpaired by iron supplementation
    Sheila Gahagan
    Division of Child Development and Community Health, Department of Pediatrics, Rady Children s Hospital and University of California San Diego, CA 92093 0831, USA
    J Nutr 139:2106-12. 2009
  4. pmc Developmental scores at 1 year with increasing gestational age, 37-41 weeks
    Olga Rose
    Department of Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e1475-81. 2013
  5. pmc Adolescent metabolic syndrome risk is increased with higher infancy weight gain and decreased with longer breast feeding
    Kim Khuc
    Division of Child Development and Community Health, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927, USA
    Int J Pediatr 2012:478610. 2012

Collaborators

  • B Lozoff
  • Estela Blanco
  • Marcela Reyes
  • Olga Rose
  • Marcela Castillo
  • Kim Khuc
  • Raquel Burrows
  • Yvonne E Vaucher
  • Eastern Kang Sim
  • Suzanna M Martinez
  • Erik Diaz
  • Laura Leiva
  • Lydia Lera

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. pmc Development of eating behavior: biology and context
    Sheila Gahagan
    Division of Child Development and Community Health, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 33:261-71. 2012
    ..Using a biopsychosocial approach, this review covers current knowledge of the development of eating behavior from the brain to the individual child, taking into account important contextual influences...
  2. pmc Relationship of adiposity and insulin resistance mediated by inflammation in a group of overweight and obese Chilean adolescents
    Marcela Reyes
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Nutr J 10:4. 2011
    ..05) in both sexes. Our novel finding is that inflammation statistically mediated the well described link between increased adiposity and IR...
  3. pmc Linear and ponderal growth trajectories in well-nourished, iron-sufficient infants are unimpaired by iron supplementation
    Sheila Gahagan
    Division of Child Development and Community Health, Department of Pediatrics, Rady Children s Hospital and University of California San Diego, CA 92093 0831, USA
    J Nutr 139:2106-12. 2009
    ..Growth trajectories did not differ during or after supplementation indicating no adverse effect of iron in any comparison. These results suggest that, at least in some environments, iron does not impair growth in IS infants...
  4. pmc Developmental scores at 1 year with increasing gestational age, 37-41 weeks
    Olga Rose
    Department of Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e1475-81. 2013
    ..To examine the relationship between gestational age and mental and psychomotor development scores in healthy infants born between 37 and 41 weeks...
  5. pmc Adolescent metabolic syndrome risk is increased with higher infancy weight gain and decreased with longer breast feeding
    Kim Khuc
    Division of Child Development and Community Health, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927, USA
    Int J Pediatr 2012:478610. 2012
    ..16). Conclusion. This study adds to current knowledge about early infant growth and breastfeeding and their long-term health effects...

Research Grants4

  1. Biopsychosocial Determinants of Adolescent Obesity/Cardiovascular Risk
    Sheila Gahagan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We propose research that crosses disciplinary boundaries and has the potential to reveal important determinants of adolescent obesity for future intervention research. ..
  2. Biopsychosocial Determinants of Adolescent Obesity/Cardiovascular Risk
    Sheila Gahagan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Our goal is to unveil modifiable conditions in order to prevent obesity and related diseases including cardiovascular disease and diabetes. ..