Ronald Munger

Summary

Affiliation: Utah State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of dietary protein intake and risk of hip fracture in postmenopausal women
    R G Munger
    Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Utah State University, Logan 84322 8700, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:147-52. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Maternal vitamin B-6 and folate status and risk of oral cleft birth defects in the Philippines
    Ronald G Munger
    Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 70:464-71. 2004
  3. pmc Church attendance and new episodes of major depression in a community study of older adults: the Cache County Study
    Maria C Norton
    Department of Family, Consumer and Human Development, Cache County Study on Memory Health and Aging, Utah State University, 4440 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322 4440, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P129-37. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Oral clefts and maternal biomarkers of folate-dependent one-carbon metabolism in Utah
    Ronald G Munger
    Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Sciences, Center for Epidemiologic Studies, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 91:153-61. 2011
  5. pmc Plasma zinc concentrations of mothers and the risk of oral clefts in their children in Utah
    Ronald G Munger
    Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, UT, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 85:151-5. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Dietary protein intake and risk of osteoporotic hip fracture in elderly residents of Utah
    Heidi J Wengreen
    Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, Utah 84322 4450, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 19:537-45. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant intake and risk of osteoporotic hip fracture in Utah: an effect modified by smoking status
    Jianjun Zhang
    Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, UT, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:9-17. 2006
  8. pmc Tobacco smoking and oral clefts: a meta-analysis
    Julian Little
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Scotland
    Bull World Health Organ 82:213-8. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Maternal plasma pyridoxal-5'-phosphate concentrations and risk of isolated oral clefts in the Philippines
    Tsunenobu Tamura
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 79:276-80. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Plasma zinc concentrations of mothers and the risk of nonsyndromic oral clefts in their children: a case-control study in the Philippines
    Tsunenobu Tamura
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 73:612-6. 2005

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of dietary protein intake and risk of hip fracture in postmenopausal women
    R G Munger
    Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Utah State University, Logan 84322 8700, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:147-52. 1999
    ..Protein is an important structural component of bone and protein supplementation improves the medical outcome of hip fracture patients, but it is unknown whether protein intake can reduce the incidence risk of hip fracture...
  2. ncbi request reprint Maternal vitamin B-6 and folate status and risk of oral cleft birth defects in the Philippines
    Ronald G Munger
    Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 70:464-71. 2004
    ..Vitamin deficiencies induce oral clefts in animal experiments, but the role of specific nutrients in human oral clefts is uncertain...
  3. pmc Church attendance and new episodes of major depression in a community study of older adults: the Cache County Study
    Maria C Norton
    Department of Family, Consumer and Human Development, Cache County Study on Memory Health and Aging, Utah State University, 4440 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322 4440, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P129-37. 2008
    ..28-0.92). Results suggest that there may be a threshold of church attendance that is necessary for a person to garner long-term protection from depression. We discuss sociological factors relevant to LDS culture...
  4. doi request reprint Oral clefts and maternal biomarkers of folate-dependent one-carbon metabolism in Utah
    Ronald G Munger
    Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Sciences, Center for Epidemiologic Studies, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 91:153-61. 2011
    ..Maternal folate intake and related biomarkers have been inconsistently associated with a risk of oral clefts...
  5. pmc Plasma zinc concentrations of mothers and the risk of oral clefts in their children in Utah
    Ronald G Munger
    Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, UT, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 85:151-5. 2009
    ..We measured plasma zinc concentrations (PZn) of case and control mothers to evaluate the associations between PZn and risk of OCs with and without other malformations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Dietary protein intake and risk of osteoporotic hip fracture in elderly residents of Utah
    Heidi J Wengreen
    Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, Utah 84322 4450, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 19:537-45. 2004
    ..Protein intake may be important for optimal bone health...
  7. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant intake and risk of osteoporotic hip fracture in Utah: an effect modified by smoking status
    Jianjun Zhang
    Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, UT, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:9-17. 2006
    ..0001). No similar associations were found in never smokers. Antioxidant intake was associated with reduced risk of osteoporotic hip fracture in these elderly subjects, and the effect was strongly modified by smoking status...
  8. pmc Tobacco smoking and oral clefts: a meta-analysis
    Julian Little
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Scotland
    Bull World Health Organ 82:213-8. 2004
    ..To examine the association between maternal smoking and non-syndromic orofacial clefts in infants...
  9. ncbi request reprint Maternal plasma pyridoxal-5'-phosphate concentrations and risk of isolated oral clefts in the Philippines
    Tsunenobu Tamura
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 79:276-80. 2007
    ..Its association with the status assessed by plasma pyridoxal-5'-phosphate (PLP) concentrations is unknown...
  10. ncbi request reprint Plasma zinc concentrations of mothers and the risk of nonsyndromic oral clefts in their children: a case-control study in the Philippines
    Tsunenobu Tamura
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 73:612-6. 2005
    ..Findings from animal experiments suggest a link between poor maternal zinc status and increased risk of oral clefts in offspring; however, there are few human studies on this issue...
  11. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for the design and analysis of studies on nonsyndromic cleft lip and cleft palate in humans: summary report from a Workshop of the International Consortium for Oral Clefts Genetics
    Laura E Mitchell
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6021, USA
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 39:93-100. 2002
    ..This report presents summary statements of the four subcommittees...

Research Grants8

  1. THE CACHE COUNTY FAMILY BASED COHORT STUDY ON AGING
    Ronald Munger; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We will investigate use of the unified modeling approach--within the sib-pair framework--to test the degree of association between candidate genes and age-specified traits and to test for gene-gene and gene-environment interactions. ..
  2. NUTRIENT BIOMARKERS, GENES AND OROFACIAL CLEFTS
    Ronald Munger; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Our multidisciplinary study of maternal nutrition and risk of clefting in the context of genes related to metabolic pathways may lead to a better understanding of the causes and prevention of orofacial clefts. ..