Richard L Atkinson

Summary

Affiliation: Virginia Commonwealth University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Viruses as an etiology of obesity
    Richard L Atkinson
    Obetech Obesity Research Center, 800 E Leigh St, Suite 50, Richmond, VA 23219, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 82:1192-8. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Human adenovirus-36 antibody status is associated with obesity in children
    Richard L Atkinson
    Obetech Obesity Research Center, Richmond, VA 23219, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 5:157-60. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Human adenovirus-36 and childhood obesity
    Richard L Atkinson
    Department of Pathology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:2-6. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Could viruses contribute to the worldwide epidemic of obesity?
    Richard L Atkinson
    Obetech Obesity Research Center, Richmond, VA, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 3:37-43. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Adipogenic potential of multiple human adenoviruses in vivo and in vitro in animals
    Leah D Whigham
    Obetech Obesity Research Center, 800 E Leigh St, Suite 50, Richmond, VA 23219, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 290:R190-4. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Human adenovirus Ad-36 promotes weight gain in male rhesus and marmoset monkeys
    Nikhil V Dhurandhar
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science and the Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Nutr 132:3155-60. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Weight loss with self-help compared with a structured commercial program: a randomized trial
    Stanley Heshka
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital and Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    JAMA 289:1792-8. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Response to Franz et al. (2007). Genetics of body mass stability and risk for chronic disease: a 28-year longitudinal study
    Richard L Atkinson
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:892; author reply 893. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Obesity as a disease: a white paper on evidence and arguments commissioned by the Council of the Obesity Society
    David B Allison
    Department of Biostatistics and Clinical Nutrition Research Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1161-77. 2008

Research Grants

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Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Viruses as an etiology of obesity
    Richard L Atkinson
    Obetech Obesity Research Center, 800 E Leigh St, Suite 50, Richmond, VA 23219, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 82:1192-8. 2007
    ..The growing body of evidence demonstrating that viruses produce human obesity supports the concept that at least some of the worldwide epidemic of obesity in the past 25 years is due to viral infections...
  2. doi request reprint Human adenovirus-36 antibody status is associated with obesity in children
    Richard L Atkinson
    Obetech Obesity Research Center, Richmond, VA 23219, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 5:157-60. 2010
    ..Ad-36 prevalence is 30% in obese adults, but prevalence has not been reported in childhood obesity...
  3. doi request reprint Human adenovirus-36 and childhood obesity
    Richard L Atkinson
    Department of Pathology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:2-6. 2011
    ..More research is needed to identify prevalences and consequences of Adv36 infection in people of all age groups and geographic locations...
  4. doi request reprint Could viruses contribute to the worldwide epidemic of obesity?
    Richard L Atkinson
    Obetech Obesity Research Center, Richmond, VA, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 3:37-43. 2008
    ..The E4orf1 gene of Ad-36 has been shown to be responsible for the adipogenic effect. It appears that a portion of the worldwide epidemic of obesity since 1980 could be due to infections with human adenoviruses...
  5. ncbi request reprint Adipogenic potential of multiple human adenoviruses in vivo and in vitro in animals
    Leah D Whigham
    Obetech Obesity Research Center, 800 E Leigh St, Suite 50, Richmond, VA 23219, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 290:R190-4. 2006
    ..Evaluation of other human adenoviruses to determine their effects on adiposity and serum lipids is warranted, but in vitro assays may not be definitive for this purpose...
  6. ncbi request reprint Human adenovirus Ad-36 promotes weight gain in male rhesus and marmoset monkeys
    Nikhil V Dhurandhar
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science and the Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Nutr 132:3155-60. 2002
    ..These studies illustrate that the adiposity-promoting effect of Ad-36 occurs in two nonhuman primate species and demonstrates the usefulness of nonhuman primates for further evaluation of Ad-36-induced adiposity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Weight loss with self-help compared with a structured commercial program: a randomized trial
    Stanley Heshka
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital and Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    JAMA 289:1792-8. 2003
    ..Although commercial weight loss programs provide treatment to millions of clients, their efficacy has not been evaluated in rigorous long-term trials...
  8. doi request reprint Response to Franz et al. (2007). Genetics of body mass stability and risk for chronic disease: a 28-year longitudinal study
    Richard L Atkinson
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:892; author reply 893. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Obesity as a disease: a white paper on evidence and arguments commissioned by the Council of the Obesity Society
    David B Allison
    Department of Biostatistics and Clinical Nutrition Research Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1161-77. 2008

Research Grants2

  1. Adenovirus & Human Obesity - Longitudinal & Twin Studies
    Richard Atkinson; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The potential impact on worldwide public health may be enormous. ..