S J Kittner

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Homocyst(e)ine and risk of cerebral infarction in a biracial population : the stroke prevention in young women study
    S J Kittner
    Department of Neurology, University of Maryland at Baltimore, USA
    Stroke 30:1554-60. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Lipoprotein (a) and the risk of ischemic stroke in young women
    R J Wityk
    Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Atherosclerosis 150:389-96. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Elevated tissue plasminogen activator antigen and stroke risk: The Stroke Prevention In Young Women Study
    R F Macko
    Departments of Neurology and Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine, The University of Maryland at Baltimore, USA
    Stroke 30:7-11. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Stroke location is not associated with return to work after first ischemic stroke
    M A Wozniak
    Departments of Neurology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Stroke 30:2568-73. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Familial aggregation of ischemic stroke in young women: the Stroke Prevention in Young Women Study
    Leah R MacClellan
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Genet Epidemiol 30:602-8. 2006
  6. pmc Neuroserpin polymorphisms and stroke risk in a biracial population: the stroke prevention in young women study
    John W Cole
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Neurol 7:37. 2007
  7. pmc Ischemic stroke risk, smoking, and the genetics of inflammation in a biracial population: the stroke prevention in young women study
    John W Cole
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Thromb J 6:11. 2008
  8. pmc Frequency of unrecognized Fabry disease among young European-American and African-American men with first ischemic stroke
    Marcella A Wozniak
    Department of Neurology, 22 South Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Stroke 41:78-81. 2010
  9. pmc Evaluation of self-reported ethnicity in a case-control population: the stroke prevention in young women study
    Jesse B Mez
    Department of Neurology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Res Notes 2:260. 2009
  10. pmc Occipital bone abnormality causing recurrent posterior circulation strokes
    Carolyn A Cronin
    Department of Neurology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 110 South Paca Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Stroke 42:e370-2. 2011

Research Grants

  1. STROKE M.I. AND ANTIPHOSPHOLIPID ANTIBODIES
    Steven Kittner; Fiscal Year: 2001
  2. Genetics of Early Onset-Stroke
    Steven Kittner; Fiscal Year: 2007

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Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Homocyst(e)ine and risk of cerebral infarction in a biracial population : the stroke prevention in young women study
    S J Kittner
    Department of Neurology, University of Maryland at Baltimore, USA
    Stroke 30:1554-60. 1999
    ..Therefore, we examined the effect of vitamin intake, race, and socioeconomic status on the association of homocyst(e)ine with stroke risk...
  2. ncbi request reprint Lipoprotein (a) and the risk of ischemic stroke in young women
    R J Wityk
    Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Atherosclerosis 150:389-96. 2000
    ..We investigated the role of lp (a) as a risk factor for stroke in young women enrolled in the Stroke Prevention in Young Women Study...
  3. ncbi request reprint Elevated tissue plasminogen activator antigen and stroke risk: The Stroke Prevention In Young Women Study
    R F Macko
    Departments of Neurology and Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine, The University of Maryland at Baltimore, USA
    Stroke 30:7-11. 1999
    ..We tested the hypothesis that elevated plasma tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) antigen, a marker for impaired endogenous fibrinolysis, is an independent risk factor for stroke in young women...
  4. ncbi request reprint Stroke location is not associated with return to work after first ischemic stroke
    M A Wozniak
    Departments of Neurology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Stroke 30:2568-73. 1999
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  5. ncbi request reprint Familial aggregation of ischemic stroke in young women: the Stroke Prevention in Young Women Study
    Leah R MacClellan
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Genet Epidemiol 30:602-8. 2006
    ..To address this issue, we compared the frequency of stroke in relatives of stroke cases to that in relatives of controls across different ages and by stroke subtype...
  6. pmc Neuroserpin polymorphisms and stroke risk in a biracial population: the stroke prevention in young women study
    John W Cole
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Neurol 7:37. 2007
    ..We sought to evaluate the association of neuroserpin polymorphisms with risk for ischemic stroke among young women...
  7. pmc Ischemic stroke risk, smoking, and the genetics of inflammation in a biracial population: the stroke prevention in young women study
    John W Cole
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Thromb J 6:11. 2008
    ..Here we evaluate the association of several inflammatory gene single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) with ischemic stroke risk among young women, further stratified by current cigarette smoking status...
  8. pmc Frequency of unrecognized Fabry disease among young European-American and African-American men with first ischemic stroke
    Marcella A Wozniak
    Department of Neurology, 22 South Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Stroke 41:78-81. 2010
    ..A European study suggested an increased prevalence of unrecognized Fabry disease in patients with cryptogenic stroke. We hypothesized that alpha-Gal A deficiency is a rare cause of initial early-onset ischemic stroke in men...
  9. pmc Evaluation of self-reported ethnicity in a case-control population: the stroke prevention in young women study
    Jesse B Mez
    Department of Neurology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Res Notes 2:260. 2009
    ..Here we apply a model-based clustering approach to our case-control study of stroke among young women to examine if self-reported ethnicity can serve as a proxy for genetic ancestry...
  10. pmc Occipital bone abnormality causing recurrent posterior circulation strokes
    Carolyn A Cronin
    Department of Neurology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 110 South Paca Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Stroke 42:e370-2. 2011
    ..Local vessel injury with thrombosis and distal embolization is the presumed etiology of the recurrent infarcts. Surgical removal of this developmental anomaly was accomplished, with no subsequent neurological events...
  11. pmc Thrombomodulin Ala455Val Polymorphism and the risk of cerebral infarction in a biracial population: the Stroke Prevention in Young Women Study
    John W Cole
    Department of Neurology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Neurol 4:21. 2004
    ..Using data from the Stroke Prevention in Young Women Study, we sought to determine the association between the Ala455Val thrombomodulin polymorphism and the occurrence of ischemic stroke in young women...
  12. ncbi request reprint Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and the risk of stroke
    John W Cole
    Department of Neurology, University of Maryland, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Stroke 35:51-6. 2004
    ..Although acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is thought to increase the risk of stroke, few data exist to quantify this risk. This is the first population-based study to quantify the AIDS-associated risk of stroke...
  13. ncbi request reprint Return to work after ischemic stroke: a methodological review
    Marcella A Wozniak
    Department of Neurology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore Veterans Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 21:159-66. 2002
    ..However, many factors known to influence vocational outcome after other illness (e.g., social and job characteristics) have not been examined. Directions for future studies of return to work are suggested...
  14. pmc Dose-response relationship between cigarette smoking and risk of ischemic stroke in young women
    Viveca M Bhat
    Department of Neurology, Room 12 006, University of Maryland, Baltimore, 655 W Baltimore St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Stroke 39:2439-43. 2008
    ..Although cigarette smoking is known to be a risk factor for ischemic stroke, there are few data on the dose-response relationship between smoking and stroke risk in a young ethnically diverse population...
  15. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy and stroke
    Mohammed Pathan
    Department of Neurology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 22 South Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 3:27-31. 2003
    ..Strategies for stroke prevention should take into account the competing risks to mother and fetus...
  16. pmc Meta-analysis of factor V Leiden and ischemic stroke in young adults: the importance of case ascertainment
    Ali G Hamedani
    Department of Neurology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201 1509, USA
    Stroke 41:1599-603. 2010
    ..The factor V Leiden mutation is associated with ischemic stroke in children but not in adults. Whether it is associated with ischemic stroke in young adults, however, is uncertain...
  17. ncbi request reprint Antiphospholipid antibodies and stroke in young women
    Robin L Brey
    University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Tex 78229 3900, USA
    Stroke 33:2396-400. 2002
    ..Antiphospholipid antibodies have been associated with ischemic stroke in some but not all studies...
  18. pmc Promoter polymorphisms in the nitric oxide synthase 3 gene are associated with ischemic stroke susceptibility in young black women
    Timothy D Howard
    The Center for Human Genomics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Stroke 36:1848-51. 2005
    ..Endothelial nitric oxide exerts a variety of protective effects on endothelial cells and blood vessels, and therefore the nitric oxide synthase 3 gene (NOS3) is a logical candidate gene for stroke susceptibility...
  19. pmc Phosphodiesterase 4D polymorphisms and the risk of cerebral infarction in a biracial population: the Stroke Prevention in Young Women Study
    Qing Song
    Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30314, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 15:2468-78. 2006
    ..9, P=0.75) or former smokers (OR=1.2, P=0.66), demonstrating a gene-environment interaction (P=0.03). A strong dose-response relationship was also seen among current smokers. No specific risk haplotypes were identified...
  20. ncbi request reprint Stroke in the young: coming of age
    Steven J Kittner
    Neurology 59:6-7. 2002
  21. ncbi request reprint Probable migraine with visual aura and risk of ischemic stroke: the stroke prevention in young women study
    Leah R MacClellan
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Stroke 38:2438-45. 2007
    ..We assessed the association of probable migraine with and without visual aura with ischemic stroke within subgroups defined by stroke subtype, vascular territory, probable migraine characteristics, and other clinical features...
  22. ncbi request reprint Preeclampsia and the risk of ischemic stroke among young women: results from the Stroke Prevention in Young Women Study
    David W Brown
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Stroke 37:1055-9. 2006
    ..Although preeclampsia is known to be an important risk factor for pregnancy-associated stroke, few data exist with regard to its association with stroke not occurring during pregnancy or the postpartum period...

Research Grants7

  1. STROKE M.I. AND ANTIPHOSPHOLIPID ANTIBODIES
    Steven Kittner; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..These findings will be vital in the design of future studies that seek to clarify the relationship of the immune system to vascular disease. ..
  2. Genetics of Early Onset-Stroke
    Steven Kittner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed study will complement other association studies of older stroke patients and will be a continuing resource for understanding the genetic basis of stroke risk. ..