E Demerath

Summary

Affiliation: Wright State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Approximation of total visceral adipose tissue with a single magnetic resonance image
    Ellen W Demerath
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Department of Community Health, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, OH, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:362-8. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint The relationship of soluble ICAM-1, VCAM-1, P-selectin and E-selectin to cardiovascular disease risk factors in healthy men and women
    E Demerath
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Wright State University School of Medicine, Kettering, Ohio 45420 4014, USA
    Ann Hum Biol 28:664-78. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparison of percent body fat estimates using air displacement plethysmography and hydrodensitometry in adults and children
    E W Demerath
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Department of Community Health, Wright State University School of Medicine, Kettering, Ohio 45420, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:389-97. 2002
  4. pmc Genetic and environmental influences on infant weight and weight change: the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Ellen W Demerath
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio 45420 4014, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 19:692-702. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Do changes in body mass index percentile reflect changes in body composition in children? Data from the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Ellen W Demerath
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e487-95. 2006
  6. pmc Validity of a new automated software program for visceral adipose tissue estimation
    E W Demerath
    Department of Community Health, Lifespan Health Research Center, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, OH, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:285-91. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint School-based obesity screening in rural Appalachia
    Ellen Demerath
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Department of Community Health, Wright State University School of Medicine, 3171 Research Boulevard, Kettering, OH 45420 4014, USA
    Prev Med 37:553-60. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Recent decline in age at menarche: the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Ellen W Demerath
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Department of Community Health, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio 45435, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 16:453-7. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Body mass index during childhood, adolescence and young adulthood in relation to adult overweight and adiposity: the Fels Longitudinal Study
    S S Guo
    Department of Community Health, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:1628-35. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint A review of body water status and the effects of age and body fatness in children and adults
    Wm C Chumlea
    Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Department of Community Health, Lifespan Health, Research Center, 3171 Research Blvd, Dayton, OH 45420, 937 775 1428, USA
    J Nutr Health Aging 11:111-8. 2007

Research Grants

  1. Telomere Length as a Marker of Cardiovascular Aging
    Ellen Demerath; Fiscal Year: 2005
  2. The Genetics of Infant Growth and Later Obesity
    Ellen Demerath; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. pmc Approximation of total visceral adipose tissue with a single magnetic resonance image
    Ellen W Demerath
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Department of Community Health, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, OH, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:362-8. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint The relationship of soluble ICAM-1, VCAM-1, P-selectin and E-selectin to cardiovascular disease risk factors in healthy men and women
    E Demerath
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Wright State University School of Medicine, Kettering, Ohio 45420 4014, USA
    Ann Hum Biol 28:664-78. 2001
    ..Less is known of the relationship of these inflammatory markers with established CVD risk factors in healthy individuals, particularly women...
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparison of percent body fat estimates using air displacement plethysmography and hydrodensitometry in adults and children
    E W Demerath
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Department of Community Health, Wright State University School of Medicine, Kettering, Ohio 45420, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:389-97. 2002
    ....
  4. pmc Genetic and environmental influences on infant weight and weight change: the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Ellen W Demerath
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio 45420 4014, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 19:692-702. 2007
    ..Understanding genetic influences on growth rate in a well-nourished, nutritionally stable population may help us interpret the causes and consequences of centile crossing in nutritionally compromised contexts...
  5. ncbi request reprint Do changes in body mass index percentile reflect changes in body composition in children? Data from the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Ellen W Demerath
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e487-95. 2006
    ..Our aim was to examine the degree to which changes in BMI percentile reflect changes in body fat and lean body mass during childhood and how age and gender affect these relationships...
  6. pmc Validity of a new automated software program for visceral adipose tissue estimation
    E W Demerath
    Department of Community Health, Lifespan Health Research Center, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, OH, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:285-91. 2007
    ..Hippo Fat has yet to be independently validated against commonly used image analysis software programs...
  7. ncbi request reprint School-based obesity screening in rural Appalachia
    Ellen Demerath
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Department of Community Health, Wright State University School of Medicine, 3171 Research Boulevard, Kettering, OH 45420 4014, USA
    Prev Med 37:553-60. 2003
    ..We examined the feasibility and utility of conducting a school-based obesity and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factor screening program in a rural Appalachian population...
  8. ncbi request reprint Recent decline in age at menarche: the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Ellen W Demerath
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Department of Community Health, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio 45435, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 16:453-7. 2004
    ..These two findings suggest that population-level shifts in BMI and the timing of menarche are largely independent, although sometimes coincident, processes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Body mass index during childhood, adolescence and young adulthood in relation to adult overweight and adiposity: the Fels Longitudinal Study
    S S Guo
    Department of Community Health, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:1628-35. 2000
    ..BMI patterns during early childhood, pubescence and post-pubescence and their independent effects on overweight and body fatness at 35-45 y of age were examined along with birth weight and the effects of adult lifestyle factors...
  10. ncbi request reprint A review of body water status and the effects of age and body fatness in children and adults
    Wm C Chumlea
    Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Department of Community Health, Lifespan Health, Research Center, 3171 Research Blvd, Dayton, OH 45420, 937 775 1428, USA
    J Nutr Health Aging 11:111-8. 2007
    ..Body composition models based on past findings and assumptions could produce inaccurate estimates when the majority of the population is overweight to obese...
  11. pmc Presentation, heritability, and genome-wide linkage analysis of the midchildhood growth spurt in healthy children from the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Bradford Towne
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Department of Community Health, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, 3171 Research Blvd, Dayton, OH 45420, USA
    Hum Biol 80:623-36. 2008
    ..Two quantitative trait loci with suggestive LOD scores were found: one at 12 cM on chromosome 17p13.2 (LOD = 2.13) between markers D17S831 and D17S938 and one at 85 cM on chromosome 12q14 (LOD = 2.06) between markers D12S83 and D12S326...
  12. ncbi request reprint Early menarche and the development of cardiovascular disease risk factors in adolescent girls: the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Karen E Remsberg
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Department of Community Health, Wright State University School of Medicine, 3171 Research Boulevard, Kettering, Ohio 45420 4006, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:2718-24. 2005
    ..Girls with early menarche exhibited elevated blood pressure and glucose intolerance compared with later maturing girls, independent of body composition...
  13. pmc Genetic analysis of self-reported physical activity and adiposity: the Southwest Ohio Family Study
    Audrey C Choh
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, 3171 Research Boulevard, Kettering, OH 45420 4006, USA
    Public Health Nutr 12:1052-60. 2009
    ..Our aims were to: (i) estimate the extent of additive genetic influences on physical activity while adjusting for household effects; and (ii) determine whether physical activity and adiposity measures share common genetic effects...
  14. pmc Quantitative genetics of modern human cranial variation
    Richard J Sherwood
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Department of Community Health, Wright State University, 3171 Research Boulevard, Dayton, OH 45420, USA
    J Hum Evol 54:909-14. 2008
  15. ncbi request reprint Genetic factors in physical growth and development and their relationship to subsequent health outcomes
    Stefan A Czerwinski
    Department of Community Health, Lifespan Health Research Center, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio 45420, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 19:684-91. 2007
    ..Results of the genetic correlation analysis reveal some evidence of common genetic pathways underlying certain aspects of growth and adult health outcomes including body composition and blood pressure variables...
  16. ncbi request reprint Quantitative genetic analysis of blood pressure response during the cold pressor test
    Audrey C Choh
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Wright State University School of Medicine, 3171 Research Boulevard, Dayton, OH 45420, USA
    Am J Hypertens 18:1211-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the genetic architecture of BP during the CPT, and to determine whether BP at rest and during the CPT share common genetic influences...
  17. pmc New saliva DNA collection method compared to buccal cell collection techniques for epidemiological studies
    Nikki L Rogers
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Department of Community Health, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio 45420, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 19:319-26. 2007
    ..We conclude that both a 10-ml oral-rinse sample and 2-ml whole-saliva sample provide sufficient DNA quantity and better quality DNA for genetic epidemiological studies than do the commonly used buccal swab and brush techniques...
  18. ncbi request reprint Puberty and body composition
    Roger M Siervogel
    Department of Community Health, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45420, USA
    Horm Res 60:36-45. 2003
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  19. pmc Quantitative genetics of cortical bone mass in healthy 10-year-old children from the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Dana L Duren
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Department of Community Health, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, 3171 Research Boulevard, Dayton, OH 45420, USA
    Bone 40:464-70. 2007
    ..Results of this investigation provide evidence of significant genetic control over bone mass largely independent of maturation while bones are actively growing and before rapid accrual of bone that typically occurs during puberty...
  20. ncbi request reprint Fifty-year trends in serial body mass index during adolescence in girls: the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Ellen W Demerath
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:441-6. 2004
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Heritability of age at menarche in girls from the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Bradford Towne
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio 45420, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 128:210-9. 2005
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Heritability of calcaneal quantitative ultrasound measures in healthy adults from the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Miryoung Lee
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45420, USA
    Bone 35:1157-63. 2004
    ..This study demonstrates that QUS measures of the calcaneus among healthy men and women are heritable, and there are large shared additive genetic effects among all of the traits examined...
  23. ncbi request reprint Quantitative genetic analysis of cellular adhesion molecules: the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Miryoung Lee
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Department of Community Health, Wright State University, School of Medicine, 3171 Research Blvd, Dayton, OH 45420, USA
    Atherosclerosis 185:150-8. 2006
    ..In the Fels Longitudinal Study, the levels of four sCAMs are significantly influenced by genetic effects, and sICAM-1 shares a common genetic background with sVCAM-1...
  24. pmc Telomeres and telomerase in the fetal origins of cardiovascular disease: a review
    Ellen W Demerath
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Wright State University School of Medicine, 3171 Research Blvd, Kettering, OH 45420, USA
    Hum Biol 76:127-46. 2004
    ..Our aim in this review is to summarize evidence for one such genetic mechanism, telomere attrition, that may underlie the fetal origins of cardiovascular disease and to discuss this mechanism in light of the evolution of senescence...
  25. ncbi request reprint Genetic architecture of knee radiographic joint space in healthy young adults
    Dana L Duren
    Department of Community Health, Lifespan Health Research Center, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, 3171 Research Boulevard, Dayton, OH 45420 4014, USA
    Hum Biol 80:1-9. 2008
    ..Genetic correlation analyses indicate complete pleiotropy between MJS and LJS but genetic independence of joint space and JW...
  26. pmc Anatomical patterning of visceral adipose tissue: race, sex, and age variation
    Ellen W Demerath
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2984-93. 2007
    ..We tested sex, race, and age differences in the patterning of visceral adipose tissue (VAT) and subcutaneous adipose tissue...
  27. ncbi request reprint Critical periods in human growth and their relationship to diseases of aging
    Noel Cameron
    Department of Human Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 3TU, UK
    Am J Phys Anthropol . 2002
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  28. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in young adulthood metabolic syndrome and physical activity: the Fels longitudinal study
    Karen E Remsberg
    Department of Social Medicine, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 19:544-50. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effects of habitual physical activity (PA) on the metabolic syndrome (MS) in young adult men and women...
  29. ncbi request reprint The relation of obesity to cardiovascular risk factors among children: the CARDIAC project
    Viktorina N Muratova
    W V Med J 98:263-7. 2002
    ..Interventions for prevention of excess weight and obesity should be implemented through schools and community-based programs...

Research Grants2

  1. Telomere Length as a Marker of Cardiovascular Aging
    Ellen Demerath; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Telomeric DNA length may thus be found to be a valuable plasma biomarker for the prediction and monitoring of cardiovascular health and aging. ..
  2. The Genetics of Infant Growth and Later Obesity
    Ellen Demerath; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....