Heather M Ochs-Balcom

Summary

Affiliation: University at Buffalo
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms are associated with adiposity phenotypes
    Heather M Ochs-Balcom
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:5-10. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Racial differences in the association of insulin-like growth factor pathway and colorectal adenoma risk
    Heather M Ochs-Balcom
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 25:161-70. 2014
  3. pmc The association of depressive symptoms and pulmonary function in healthy adults
    Heather M Ochs-Balcom
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, 270 Farber Hall, Buffalo, NY 14214 8001
    Psychosom Med 75:737-43. 2013
  4. pmc Association of DXA-derived bone mineral density and fat mass with African ancestry
    Heather M Ochs-Balcom
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY14214 8001, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:E713-7. 2013
  5. pmc Program update and novel use of the DESPAIR program to design a genome-wide linkage study using relative pairs
    Heather M Ochs-Balcom
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Hum Hered 69:45-51. 2010
  6. pmc Association of vitamin D receptor gene variants, adiposity and colon cancer
    Heather M Ochs-Balcom
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Carcinogenesis 29:1788-93. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Oxidative stress and pulmonary function in the general population
    Heather M Ochs-Balcom
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:1137-45. 2005
  8. pmc Alcohol consumption and genetic variation in methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase and 5-methyltetrahydrofolate-homocysteine methyltransferase in relation to breast cancer risk
    Mary E Platek
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2453-9. 2009
  9. pmc Genetic variants in COX-2, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and breast cancer risk: the Western New York Exposures and Breast Cancer (WEB) Study
    Theodore M Brasky
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 126:157-65. 2011
  10. pmc Association between anemia and quality of life in a population sample of individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Gokul Krishnan
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 6:23. 2006

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms are associated with adiposity phenotypes
    Heather M Ochs-Balcom
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:5-10. 2011
    ..Emerging data suggest a role for the vitamin D receptor (VDR) in lipogenesis and adipocyte differentiation...
  2. doi request reprint Racial differences in the association of insulin-like growth factor pathway and colorectal adenoma risk
    Heather M Ochs-Balcom
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 25:161-70. 2014
    ....
  3. pmc The association of depressive symptoms and pulmonary function in healthy adults
    Heather M Ochs-Balcom
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, 270 Farber Hall, Buffalo, NY 14214 8001
    Psychosom Med 75:737-43. 2013
    ..We sought to add to the literature as to whether depression is associated with pulmonary function in healthy adults...
  4. pmc Association of DXA-derived bone mineral density and fat mass with African ancestry
    Heather M Ochs-Balcom
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY14214 8001, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:E713-7. 2013
    ..Both genes and environment have been implicated in determining the complex body composition phenotypes in individuals of European ancestry; however, few studies have been conducted in other race/ethnic groups...
  5. pmc Program update and novel use of the DESPAIR program to design a genome-wide linkage study using relative pairs
    Heather M Ochs-Balcom
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Hum Hered 69:45-51. 2010
    ..DESPAIR is part of the S.A.G.E. program package and is freely available for use online...
  6. pmc Association of vitamin D receptor gene variants, adiposity and colon cancer
    Heather M Ochs-Balcom
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Carcinogenesis 29:1788-93. 2008
    ..Our results suggest that genetic variation at the VDR locus, in particular Cdx-2 and FokI SNPs, may influence colon cancer risk and these associations may be modified by adiposity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Oxidative stress and pulmonary function in the general population
    Heather M Ochs-Balcom
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:1137-45. 2005
    ..These results suggest that oxidative stress may be associated with airflow limitation in men, and that gender differences may exist in the relation of oxidative stress to pulmonary function...
  8. pmc Alcohol consumption and genetic variation in methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase and 5-methyltetrahydrofolate-homocysteine methyltransferase in relation to breast cancer risk
    Mary E Platek
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2453-9. 2009
    ..80; 95% CI, 1.03-3.28) compared with nondrinkers who were homozygote CC. Our findings indicate that among postmenopausal women, increased breast cancer risk with alcohol consumption may be as a result of effects on one-carbon metabolism...
  9. pmc Genetic variants in COX-2, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and breast cancer risk: the Western New York Exposures and Breast Cancer (WEB) Study
    Theodore M Brasky
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 126:157-65. 2011
    ..Better understanding of the role of COX-2 genetic variation and interaction with NSAID use in breast carcinogenesis has potential to inform prevention strategies...
  10. pmc Association between anemia and quality of life in a population sample of individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Gokul Krishnan
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 6:23. 2006
    ..However, there is little evidence regarding the association of anemia with HRQL in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Is being breastfed as an infant associated with adult pulmonary function?
    Aasma Shaukat
    Department of Medicine, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 24:327-33. 2005
    ..Our aim was to determine whether a history of having been breastfed as an infant is a determinant of adult pulmonary function...
  12. pmc Genetic polymorphisms of TERT and CLPTM1L and risk of lung cancer--a case-control study in a Chinese population
    Ajay A Myneni
    Department of Social and Preventive, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of New York SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14221, USA
    Lung Cancer 80:131-7. 2013
    ....
  13. pmc Association of common variants in the human eyes shut ortholog (EYS) with statin-induced myopathy: evidence for additional functions of EYS
    Paul J Isackson
    Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14203, USA
    Muscle Nerve 44:531-8. 2011
    ..Of the nearly 38 million people in the USA who receive statin therapy, 0.1-0.5% experience severe or life-threatening myopathic side effects...