Rongling Li

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tennessee
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Test for additive interaction in proportional hazards models
    Rongling Li
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:227-36. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms of angiotensinogen and angiotensin-converting enzyme associated with lower extremity arterial disease in the Health, Aging and Body Composition study
    R Li
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Center for Genomics and Bioinformatics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 21:673-82. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Relation of endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene to plasma nitric oxide level, endothelial function, and blood pressure in African Americans
    Rongling Li
    Department of Medicine, Clinical Research Center, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Hypertens 17:560-7. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal relationship of parental hypertension with body mass index, blood pressure, and cardiovascular reactivity in children
    Rongling Li
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    J Pediatr 150:498-502. 2007
  5. pmc Blood aldosterone-to-renin ratio, ambulatory blood pressure, and left ventricular mass in children
    Rongling Li
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    J Pediatr 155:170-5. 2009
  6. pmc Renin angiotensin system gene polymorphisms modify angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors' effect on cognitive function: the health, aging and body composition study
    Ihab Hajjar
    Division of Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1035-42. 2010
  7. pmc The 894T allele of endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene is related to left ventricular mass in African Americans with high-normal blood pressure
    Rigobert Lapu-Bula
    Division of Cardiology, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:197-205. 2005
  8. pmc Genetic variation associated with circulating monocyte count in the eMERGE Network
    David R Crosslin
    Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Genetics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 22:2119-27. 2013
  9. pmc Serum uric acid and ambulatory blood pressure in children with primary hypertension
    Deborah P Jones
    Departments of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38103, USA
    Pediatr Res 64:556-61. 2008
  10. pmc Genetic variants associated with the white blood cell count in 13,923 subjects in the eMERGE Network
    David R Crosslin
    Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Genetics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Hum Genet 131:639-52. 2012

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Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Test for additive interaction in proportional hazards models
    Rongling Li
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:227-36. 2007
    ..We describe a method for testing and estimating a two-way additive interaction between two categorical variables, each of which has greater than or equal to two levels...
  2. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms of angiotensinogen and angiotensin-converting enzyme associated with lower extremity arterial disease in the Health, Aging and Body Composition study
    R Li
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Center for Genomics and Bioinformatics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 21:673-82. 2007
    ..01) significantly decreased the risk of LEAD in white but not in black participants after adjustment for the selected CVD risk factors. In conclusion, the study observed a gene-gene and gene-drug interaction for LEAD in the white elderly...
  3. ncbi request reprint Relation of endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene to plasma nitric oxide level, endothelial function, and blood pressure in African Americans
    Rongling Li
    Department of Medicine, Clinical Research Center, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Hypertens 17:560-7. 2004
    ..The role of eNOS gene polymorphisms on plasma nitrite or nitrate (NOx) level, endothelial function, and blood pressure (BP) remains unclear...
  4. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal relationship of parental hypertension with body mass index, blood pressure, and cardiovascular reactivity in children
    Rongling Li
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    J Pediatr 150:498-502. 2007
    ..To investigate whether parental hypertension (HTN) affects children's body mass index (BMI) and cardiovascular reactivity (CVR) over time...
  5. pmc Blood aldosterone-to-renin ratio, ambulatory blood pressure, and left ventricular mass in children
    Rongling Li
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    J Pediatr 155:170-5. 2009
    ..To assess the blood aldosterone-to-renin ratio (ARR) and its relationship to ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) and left ventricular mass (LVM) in children...
  6. pmc Renin angiotensin system gene polymorphisms modify angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors' effect on cognitive function: the health, aging and body composition study
    Ihab Hajjar
    Division of Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1035-42. 2010
    ....
  7. pmc The 894T allele of endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene is related to left ventricular mass in African Americans with high-normal blood pressure
    Rigobert Lapu-Bula
    Division of Cardiology, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:197-205. 2005
    ....
  8. pmc Genetic variation associated with circulating monocyte count in the eMERGE Network
    David R Crosslin
    Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Genetics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 22:2119-27. 2013
    ..68×10(-17), β = -0.23) at the integrin, alpha 4 gene on chromosome 2. The novel IRF8 results and further replications provide supporting evidence of genetic regions associated with monocyte count...
  9. pmc Serum uric acid and ambulatory blood pressure in children with primary hypertension
    Deborah P Jones
    Departments of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38103, USA
    Pediatr Res 64:556-61. 2008
    ..Among children at risk for HTN, the likelihood for diastolic HTN (as defined by ambulatory blood pressure monitoring) increases significantly as SUA increases. SUA may be associated with increased severity of HTN during youth...
  10. pmc Genetic variants associated with the white blood cell count in 13,923 subjects in the eMERGE Network
    David R Crosslin
    Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Genetics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Hum Genet 131:639-52. 2012
    ..Variants in this region have been reported to be associated with WBC, neutrophil count, and inflammatory diseases including asthma and Crohn's disease...
  11. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C hypervariable region 1: association of reduced selection pressure in african americans with treatment failure
    Vicki M Park
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 52:2540-9. 2007
    ..Reduced selection pressure was present at baseline and persisted through treatment and follow-up, suggesting population stratification of host factors that influence selection pressure on hepatitis C virus...
  12. ncbi request reprint Provitamin A carotenoid intake and carotid artery plaques: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    S B Kritchevsky
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee, Memphis 38105, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 68:726-33. 1998
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  13. ncbi request reprint Family history of myocardial infarction predicts incident coronary heart disease in postmenopausal women with diabetes: the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study
    Rongling Li
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Department of Preventive Medicine, Memphis, TN, USA
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 25:725-32. 2009
    ..The goal of this study was to assess the relationship between family history of myocardial infarction (MI) and incident CHD in diabetic postmenopausal women...
  14. ncbi request reprint Preliminary findings: 25(OH)D levels and PTH are indicators of rapid bone accrual in pubertal children
    Frances A Tylavsky
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 26:462-70. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the role of serum levels of 25(OH)D and PTH on the accumulation of whole body bone mass in a cohort of children...
  15. ncbi request reprint Skeletal muscle fatigue, strength, and quality in the elderly: the Health ABC Study
    Andreas Katsiaras
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 99:210-6. 2005
    ..In conclusion, older men were more fatigue resistant than women, although in both men and women greater fatigue was not related to muscle weakness...
  16. pmc Trends in fruit and vegetable consumption among adults in 16 US states: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 1990-1996
    R Li
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention MS K25, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:777-81. 2000
    ..This study examined trends in fruit and vegetable consumption among adults in 16 US states...
  17. ncbi request reprint Family history and risk of breast cancer in hispanic and non-hispanic women: the New Mexico Women's Health Study
    R Li
    Department of Preventive Medicine, and Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California Health Sciences Center, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 12:747-53. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The results indicate that Hispanic women with a family history of breast cancer are at increased risk of breast cancer...
  18. pmc A macrophage receptor for apolipoprotein B48: cloning, expression, and atherosclerosis
    M L Brown
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294 0012, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:7488-93. 2000
    ..If overwhelmed, foam cell formation, endothelial dysfunction, and atherothrombogenesis may ensue, a mechanism for cardiovascular disease risk of elevated TG...
  19. ncbi request reprint Risk of atherosclerosis: interaction of smoking and glutathione S-transferase genes
    Andrew F Olshan
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Epidemiology 14:321-7. 2003
    ..Enzymes including glutathione S-transferase mu (GSTM1) and theta (GSTT1) are involved in the metabolism of tobacco smoke chemicals and are expressed in human vessels and smooth muscle cells...
  20. pmc Admixture mapping of an allele affecting interleukin 6 soluble receptor and interleukin 6 levels
    David Reich
    Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, New Research Building, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 80:716-26. 2007
    ..0x10-12 for IL-6 SR, and P<2.0x10-9 for IL-6. These results also serve as an important proof of principle, showing that admixture mapping can not only coarsely localize but can also fine map a phenotypically important variant...
  21. pmc 4G/5G plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 polymorphisms and haplotypes are associated with pneumonia
    Sachin Yende
    CRISMA Laboratory Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 176:1129-37. 2007
    ..Whether variation within the PAI-1 gene is associated with increased susceptibility to infection is unknown...
  22. ncbi request reprint Glutathione-S-transferase genotypes, smoking, and their association with markers of inflammation, hemostasis, and endothelial function: the atherosclerosis risk in communities (ARIC) study
    Eric A Miller
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Atherosclerosis 171:265-72. 2003
    ..The results of this study provide some limited evidence that GSTM1 and GSTT1 polymorphisms modify the effect of smoking on inflammation, hemostasis, and endothelial function...
  23. ncbi request reprint Plasminogen activator inhibitor type 1 gene polymorphisms and haplotypes are associated with plasma plasminogen activator inhibitor type 1 levels but not with myocardial infarction or stroke
    Jingzhong Ding
    Department of Internal Medicine Geriatrics, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am Heart J 152:1109-15. 2006
    ..We investigated the association of polymorphisms and common haplotypes of the PAI-1 gene with plasma PAI-1 levels, as well as the risk of myocardial infarction and stroke...
  24. pmc A genome-wide association study identifies protein quantitative trait loci (pQTLs)
    David Melzer
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Institute of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom
    PLoS Genet 4:e1000072. 2008
    ..These include the presence of strong genetic effects in cis locations. The identification of protein quantitative trait loci (pQTLs) may be a powerful complementary method of improving our understanding of disease pathways...
  25. ncbi request reprint Genetic admixture, adipocytokines, and adiposity in Black Americans: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition study
    Christina L Wassel Fyr
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Hum Genet 121:615-24. 2007
    ..The association with adiponectin became stronger after adjustment for adiposity. These novel findings suggest that admixture mapping may identify genetic factors influencing the levels of IL-6 SR, CRP, IL-2 SR, and adiponectin...
  26. pmc Admixture mapping of white cell count: genetic locus responsible for lower white blood cell count in the Health ABC and Jackson Heart studies
    Michael A Nalls
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 82:81-7. 2008
    ..Additional studies are needed to determine the biological mechanism for this effect and its clinical implications...