Laura J Rasmussen-Torvik

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A population association study of angiotensinogen polymorphisms and haplotypes with left ventricular phenotypes
    Laura J Rasmussen-Torvik
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Hypertension 46:1294-9. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Genetic screening for SSRI drug response among those with major depression: great promise and unseen perils
    Laura J Rasmussen-Torvik
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health and Division of Health Services Research and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Depress Anxiety 24:350-7. 2007
  3. pmc The association of SNPs in ADIPOQ, ADIPOR1, and ADIPOR2 with insulin sensitivity in a cohort of adolescents and their parents
    Laura J Rasmussen-Torvik
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 1300 S Second St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Hum Genet 125:21-8. 2009
  4. pmc Influence of waist on adiponectin and insulin sensitivity in adolescence
    Laura J Rasmussen-Torvik
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:156-61. 2009
  5. pmc Preliminary report: No association between TCF7L2 rs7903146 and euglycemic-clamp-derived insulin sensitivity in a mixed-age cohort
    Laura J Rasmussen-Torvik
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Metabolism 58:1369-71. 2009
  6. pmc Demographic and cardiovascular risk factors modify association of fasting insulin with incident coronary heart disease and ischemic stroke (from the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities Study)
    Laura J Rasmussen-Torvik
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:1420-5. 2010
  7. pmc Suggestion for linkage of chromosome 1p35.2 and 3q28 to plasma adiponectin concentrations in the GOLDN Study
    Laura J Rasmussen-Torvik
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    BMC Med Genet 10:39. 2009
  8. pmc Relation of lipid gene scores to longitudinal trends in lipid levels and incidence of abnormal lipid levels among individuals of European ancestry: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Pamela L Lutsey
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Genet 5:73-80. 2012
  9. pmc The association of alpha-fibrinogen Thr312Ala polymorphism and venous thromboembolism in the LITE study
    Laura J Rasmussen-Torvik
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 1300 S Second St Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Thromb Res 121:1-7. 2007

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint A population association study of angiotensinogen polymorphisms and haplotypes with left ventricular phenotypes
    Laura J Rasmussen-Torvik
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Hypertension 46:1294-9. 2005
    ..The single SNP association was driven by a large group of SNPs in high linkage disequilibrium that includes the promoter SNP rs5051...
  2. ncbi request reprint Genetic screening for SSRI drug response among those with major depression: great promise and unseen perils
    Laura J Rasmussen-Torvik
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health and Division of Health Services Research and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Depress Anxiety 24:350-7. 2007
    ..Additionally, the ethical and practical questions concerning the tests must be addressed now, so that the potential impact of these tests on patient care can be well understood prior to adoption in standard practice...
  3. pmc The association of SNPs in ADIPOQ, ADIPOR1, and ADIPOR2 with insulin sensitivity in a cohort of adolescents and their parents
    Laura J Rasmussen-Torvik
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 1300 S Second St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Hum Genet 125:21-8. 2009
    ..There are several other variants in ADIPOQ, ADIPOR1, and ADIPOR2 that may influence insulin sensitivity and these variants should be further investigated in other populations...
  4. pmc Influence of waist on adiponectin and insulin sensitivity in adolescence
    Laura J Rasmussen-Torvik
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:156-61. 2009
    ..These results support the hypothesis that adiponectin may contribute to the association of waist and insulin sensitivity...
  5. pmc Preliminary report: No association between TCF7L2 rs7903146 and euglycemic-clamp-derived insulin sensitivity in a mixed-age cohort
    Laura J Rasmussen-Torvik
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Metabolism 58:1369-71. 2009
    ..No significant associations were seen between rs7903146 and insulin sensitivity. Adjusted genotype means were consistent across races and generational subgroups...
  6. pmc Demographic and cardiovascular risk factors modify association of fasting insulin with incident coronary heart disease and ischemic stroke (from the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities Study)
    Laura J Rasmussen-Torvik
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:1420-5. 2010
    ..0087). The associations of insulin with stroke were stronger in women (p-interaction = 0.037), whites (compared to blacks; p-interaction = 0.036), and those without hypertension (p-interaction = 0.0027)...
  7. pmc Suggestion for linkage of chromosome 1p35.2 and 3q28 to plasma adiponectin concentrations in the GOLDN Study
    Laura J Rasmussen-Torvik
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    BMC Med Genet 10:39. 2009
    ..Variance components analysis was used to estimate heritability and to perform genome-wide scans. Adiponectin was adjusted for age, sex, and field center. Additional models also included BMI adjustment...
  8. pmc Relation of lipid gene scores to longitudinal trends in lipid levels and incidence of abnormal lipid levels among individuals of European ancestry: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Pamela L Lutsey
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Genet 5:73-80. 2012
    ..We tested the hypothesis that persons with an unfavorable lipid gene profile would experience a greater increase in lipid levels and a higher incidence of abnormal lipid levels relative to those with more-favorable lipid gene profiles...
  9. pmc The association of alpha-fibrinogen Thr312Ala polymorphism and venous thromboembolism in the LITE study
    Laura J Rasmussen-Torvik
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 1300 S Second St Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Thromb Res 121:1-7. 2007
    ..However, the effect of this common variant on risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) is unclear. This paper reports the association between the Thr312Ala variant and VTE in the LITE study...