Nalini Ranjit

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Modeling cortisol rhythms in a population-based study
    Nalini Ranjit
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:615-24. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic position, race/ethnicity, and inflammation in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Nalini Ranjit
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48104, USA
    Circulation 116:2383-90. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial factors and inflammation in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Nalini Ranjit
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48104, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:174-81. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic differences in progression of carotid intima-media thickness in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Nalini Ranjit
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, MI, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 26:411-6. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Material hardship alters the diurnal rhythm of salivary cortisol
    Nalini Ranjit
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, MI, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1138-43. 2005
  6. pmc Association of optimism and pessimism with inflammation and hemostasis in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Brita Roy
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Psychosom Med 72:134-40. 2010
  7. pmc Socioeconomic and race/ethnic differences in daily salivary cortisol profiles: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Anjum Hajat
    University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, 109 Observatory, 3rd Floor Tower, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, United States
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:932-43. 2010
  8. pmc Psychosocial risk factors and retinal microvascular signs: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Richard A Jensen
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:522-31. 2010
  9. pmc Race/ethnicity and telomere length in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Ana V Diez Roux
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Integrative Approaches to Health Disparities, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Aging Cell 8:251-7. 2009
  10. pmc Socioeconomic and psychosocial gradients in cardiovascular pathogen burden and immune response: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Allison E Aiello
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 23:663-71. 2009

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Modeling cortisol rhythms in a population-based study
    Nalini Ranjit
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:615-24. 2005
    ..Sharp inflection points for the diurnal profile of cortisol were noted at 30 and 75 min past awakening. Obese women showed a slight tendency to have a less sharply rising and declining response to awakening than non-obese women...
  2. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic position, race/ethnicity, and inflammation in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Nalini Ranjit
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48104, USA
    Circulation 116:2383-90. 2007
    ..Reasons for these associations remain a topic of research. Inflammation could be an important mediating mechanism linking socioeconomic position to cardiovascular risk...
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial factors and inflammation in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Nalini Ranjit
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48104, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:174-81. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic differences in progression of carotid intima-media thickness in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Nalini Ranjit
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, MI, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 26:411-6. 2006
    ..Cross-sectional associations of IMT with socioeconomic status (SES) have been demonstrated in middle-aged cohorts. It is unclear whether these factors are associated with progression of IMT...
  5. ncbi request reprint Material hardship alters the diurnal rhythm of salivary cortisol
    Nalini Ranjit
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, MI, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1138-43. 2005
    ..As there is some evidence that both acute and chronic stress raise cortisol levels, and material hardship is a stressor, we examined the relationship of chronic material hardship with salivary cortisol levels over the day...
  6. pmc Association of optimism and pessimism with inflammation and hemostasis in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Brita Roy
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Psychosom Med 72:134-40. 2010
    ..Optimism and pessimism are associated with cardiovascular disease mortality and progression; however, the biological mechanism remains unclear...
  7. pmc Socioeconomic and race/ethnic differences in daily salivary cortisol profiles: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Anjum Hajat
    University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, 109 Observatory, 3rd Floor Tower, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, United States
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:932-43. 2010
    ..This study finds an association between salivary cortisol and race/ethnicity and SES in a multi-ethnic study population. Further work is needed to determine the health consequences of these differences...
  8. pmc Psychosocial risk factors and retinal microvascular signs: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Richard A Jensen
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:522-31. 2010
    ..5, 95% CI: 1.2, 1.9), respectively. In this cross-sectional study, lack of emotional support, increased trait anxiety, and more depressive symptoms were associated with retinopathy signs, independently of other known risk factors...
  9. pmc Race/ethnicity and telomere length in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Ana V Diez Roux
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Integrative Approaches to Health Disparities, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Aging Cell 8:251-7. 2009
    ..Race/ethnic differences in LTL may reflect the cumulative burden of differential exposure to oxidative stress (and its predictors) over the lifecourse...
  10. pmc Socioeconomic and psychosocial gradients in cardiovascular pathogen burden and immune response: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Allison E Aiello
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 23:663-71. 2009
    ..The biologic mechanisms linking socioeconomic position and psychosocial factors to cardiovascular disease (CVD) are not well understood. Immune response to persistent pathogens may be one of these mechanisms...
  11. pmc Education and levels of salivary cortisol over the day in US adults
    Jennifer B Dowd
    School of Public Health, Hunter College, City University of New York CUNY, 425 E 25th St Box 926, New York, NY, 10010, USA
    Ann Behav Med 41:13-20. 2011
    ..Dysregulation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis is hypothesized to be an important pathway linking socioeconomic position and chronic disease...
  12. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial factors and coronary calcium in adults without clinical cardiovascular disease
    Ana V Diez Roux
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:822-31. 2006
    ..Evidence is mixed regarding associations of psychosocial factors with subclinical coronary atherosclerosis...
  13. pmc The health of poor women under welfare reform
    George A Kaplan
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, 1214 S University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1252-8. 2005
    ..We compared the health of single mothers affected by welfare reform with the health of a nationally representative sample of women to document the prevalence of poor health as single mothers experience the effects of welfare reform...
  14. pmc Cross-sectional and longitudinal associations of neighborhood characteristics with inflammatory markers: findings from the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Aydin Nazmi
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Health Place 16:1104-12. 2010
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Air pollution and mortality in Latin America: the role of education
    Marie S O'Neill
    Departments of Epidemiology and Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Epidemiology 19:810-9. 2008
    ..We examined whether educational level modified associations between mortality and ambient particulate pollution (PM10) in Latin America, using several timescales...