Fredi Kronenberg

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Race/ethnicity and women's use of complementary and alternative medicine in the United States: results of a national survey
    Fredi Kronenberg
    Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Center for Complementary Medicine, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1236-42. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint A comprehensive information resource on traditional, complementary, and alternative medicine: toward an international collaboration
    F Kronenberg
    The Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 0032, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 7:723-9. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint The future of complementary and alternative medicine for cancer
    Fredi Kronenberg
    The Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Cancer Invest 23:420-6. 2005
  4. pmc Women's reasons for complementary and alternative medicine use: racial/ethnic differences
    Maria T Chao
    The Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, College Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 12:719-22. 2006
  5. pmc Health practices and vaginal microbicide acceptability among urban black women
    Marian Reiff
    The Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, College Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:1345-51. 2008
  6. pmc Medical pluralism among American women: results of a national survey
    Christine Wade
    Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:829-40. 2008
  7. pmc Disclosure of complementary and alternative medicine to conventional medical providers: variation by race/ethnicity and type of CAM
    Maria T Chao
    Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:1341-9. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Medical pluralism of Chinese women living in the United States
    Christine Wade
    Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 9:255-67. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Actein and a fraction of black cohosh potentiate antiproliferative effects of chemotherapy agents on human breast cancer cells
    Linda Saxe Einbond
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 701 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Planta Med 72:1200-6. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Growth inhibitory activity of extracts and purified components of black cohosh on human breast cancer cells
    Linda Saxe Einbond
    Herbert Irvign Comperhensive Cancer Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 83:221-31. 2004

Research Grants

  1. WOMEN'S ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE USE--MULTIETHNIC SURVEY
    Fredi Kronenberg; Fiscal Year: 2001
  2. Center for Trad.Chinese Medicine & Women's Health
    Fredi Kronenberg; Fiscal Year: 2004
  3. CENTER FOR CAM RESEARCH IN AGING
    Fredi Kronenberg; Fiscal Year: 2005
  4. Minorities and CAM Use: A Health Services Perspective
    Fredi Kronenberg; Fiscal Year: 2006
  5. Integrative Pain Medicine
    Fredi Kronenberg; Fiscal Year: 2006

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. pmc Race/ethnicity and women's use of complementary and alternative medicine in the United States: results of a national survey
    Fredi Kronenberg
    Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Center for Complementary Medicine, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1236-42. 2006
    ..We studied the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among women in 4 racial/ethnic groups: non-Hispanic Whites, African Americans, Mexican Americans, and Chinese Americans...
  2. ncbi request reprint A comprehensive information resource on traditional, complementary, and alternative medicine: toward an international collaboration
    F Kronenberg
    The Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 0032, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 7:723-9. 2001
    ..It will facilitate international cooperation, promote synergistic development of individual resources, promote dissemination of TCAM knowledge, and map the interrelationships among the TCAM traditions...
  3. ncbi request reprint The future of complementary and alternative medicine for cancer
    Fredi Kronenberg
    The Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Cancer Invest 23:420-6. 2005
    ..Alternative treatments are those used instead of conventional medicine; complementary treatments are those used in addition to conventional medicine...
  4. pmc Women's reasons for complementary and alternative medicine use: racial/ethnic differences
    Maria T Chao
    The Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, College Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 12:719-22. 2006
    ..The current study examines reasons for CAM use among women in four racial/ethnic groups...
  5. pmc Health practices and vaginal microbicide acceptability among urban black women
    Marian Reiff
    The Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, College Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:1345-51. 2008
    ..Given the high rate of HIV infection among black women, research on practices and decision making relevant to microbicide acceptability is needed in this population...
  6. pmc Medical pluralism among American women: results of a national survey
    Christine Wade
    Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:829-40. 2008
    ..Our objective was to describe medical pluralism among American women...
  7. pmc Disclosure of complementary and alternative medicine to conventional medical providers: variation by race/ethnicity and type of CAM
    Maria T Chao
    Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:1341-9. 2008
    ..CAM disclosure is particularly low among racial/ethnic minorities, but reasons for differences, such as type of CAM used or quality of conventional healthcare, have not been explored...
  8. ncbi request reprint Medical pluralism of Chinese women living in the United States
    Christine Wade
    Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 9:255-67. 2007
    ..As Chinese women adapt to American culture they tend to use a greater variety of healthcare practices and to adopt mainstream CAM practices, but they also continue to use TCM...
  9. ncbi request reprint Actein and a fraction of black cohosh potentiate antiproliferative effects of chemotherapy agents on human breast cancer cells
    Linda Saxe Einbond
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 701 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Planta Med 72:1200-6. 2006
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  10. ncbi request reprint Growth inhibitory activity of extracts and purified components of black cohosh on human breast cancer cells
    Linda Saxe Einbond
    Herbert Irvign Comperhensive Cancer Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 83:221-31. 2004
    ..Further studies are in progress to identify the mechanisms by which actein and related compounds present in black cohosh inhibit growth of human breast cancer cells...
  11. ncbi request reprint Gene expression analysis of the mechanisms whereby black cohosh inhibits human breast cancer cell growth
    Linda Saxe Einbond
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Anticancer Res 27:697-712. 2007
    ..Our aim is to identify alterations in gene expression induced by treatment with a methanolic extract (MeOH) of black cohosh...
  12. ncbi request reprint The growth inhibitory effect of actein on human breast cancer cells is associated with activation of stress response pathways
    Linda Saxe Einbond
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Cancer 121:2073-83. 2007
    ..Since actein activated transcription factors that enhance apoptosis, and repressed cell cycle genes, it may be useful in the prevention and therapy of breast cancer...
  13. pmc Growth inhibitory activity of extracts and compounds from Cimicifuga species on human breast cancer cells
    Linda Saxe Einbond
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, HHSC 1509, 701 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Phytomedicine 15:504-11. 2008
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  14. doi request reprint Actein activates stress- and statin-associated responses and is bioavailable in Sprague-Dawley rats
    Linda Saxe Einbond
    Columbia Universty College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Fundam Clin Pharmacol 23:311-21. 2009
    ..The serum level of actein peaked at 2.4 microg/mL at 6 h. Actein's ability to alter pathways involved in lipid disorders and carcinogenesis may make it a new agent for preventing and treating these major disorders...
  15. ncbi request reprint Research on complementary/alternative medicine for patients with breast cancer: a review of the biomedical literature
    J S Jacobson
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Oncol 18:668-83. 2000
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medicine among women with depression: results of a national survey
    Ping Wu
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Dr, Unit 43, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:349-56. 2007
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  17. pmc Evaluation of the botanical authenticity and phytochemical profile of black cohosh products by high-performance liquid chromatography with selected ion monitoring liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry
    Bei Jiang
    The Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 54:3242-53. 2006
    ..For the products containing only black cohosh, there was significant product-to-product variability in the amounts of the selected triterpene glycosides and phenolic constituents, and as expected, no formononetin was detected...
  18. ncbi request reprint Ethnobotanical literature survey of medicinal plants in the Dominican Republic used for women's health conditions
    Andreana L Ososki
    Biological Sciences, Lehman College and The City University of New York Graduate School, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Ethnopharmacol 79:285-98. 2002
    ..This study offers a model to investigate changes in plant use as people migrate to urban centers where they are surrounded by diverse cultures, healing systems, and new environments...
  19. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine for menopausal symptoms: a review of randomized, controlled trials
    Fredi Kronenberg
    Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 630 West 168th Street, Box 75, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ann Intern Med 137:805-13. 2002
    ..Women commonly use soy products, herbs, and other complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies for menopausal symptoms. Randomized, controlled trials have evaluated the efficacy and short-term safety of these therapies...
  20. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in reproductive-age women: a review of randomized controlled trials
    Adriane Fugh-Berman
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 20036, Washington, DC, USA
    Reprod Toxicol 17:137-52. 2003
    ..This paper reviews randomized controlled trials of CAM therapies for obstetrical and gynecologic conditions and presents therapies that are likely to be used by women of reproductive age and by pregnant women...
  21. ncbi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medicine among women in New York City: a pilot study
    P Factor-Litvak
    The Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 7:659-66. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Substantial utilization of CAM remedies and treatments for a variety of women's health concerns is observed. Further inquiry with larger samples of women is recommended...
  22. ncbi request reprint Polyphenolic constituents of Actaea racemosa
    Paiboon Nuntanakorn
    Department of Biological Sciences, Lehman College and The Graduate Center, The City University of New York, Bronx, New York 10468, USA
    J Nat Prod 69:314-8. 2006
    ..Compounds 1 and 2 also exhibited a small stimulating effect on the growth of MCF-7 breast cancer cell proliferation 1.24-fold (14 microM) and 1.14-fold (10 microM), respectively, compared to untreated cells...
  23. ncbi request reprint Religion, spirituality, and healthcare choices of African-American women: results of a national survey
    Whitney Dessio
    Stony Brook School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, State University of New York, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:189-97. 2004
    ..This study describes the prevalence and patterns of use of religion and spirituality for health reasons among African-American women...
  24. ncbi request reprint The role of complementary and alternative medicine in management of menopausal symptoms
    Bruce Kessel
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women s Health, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, USA
    Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 33:717-39. 2004
    ..A highly effective and safe CAM therapy for menopausal symptoms would be valuable but has remained elusive to date. This article reviews randomized controlled trials examining the efficacy of CAM therapies for menopausal symptoms...
  25. ncbi request reprint Toward optimal health: the experts discuss the use of botanicals by women. Interview by Jody Godfrey Meisler
    Stacie E Geller
    National Center of Excellence in Women s Health, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:847-52. 2003
  26. ncbi request reprint Debating the Worth of NCCAM Research
    Susan Folkman
    Science 314:1083-4; author reply 1083-4. 2006
  27. pmc A public health agenda for traditional, complementary, and alternative medicine
    Gerard Bodeker
    Green College, University of Oxford Medical School, Oxford OX2 6HG, England
    Am J Public Health 92:1582-91. 2002
    ..Public health research must consider social, cultural, political, and economic contexts to maximize the contribution of T/CAM to health care systems globally...
  28. ncbi request reprint Treatment of fibroids: the use of beets (Beta vulgaris) and molasses (Saccharum officinarum) as an herbal therapy by Dominican healers in New York City
    Adriane Fugh-Berman
    J Ethnopharmacol 92:337-9. 2004
  29. pmc Analysis of polyphenolic compounds and radical scavenging activity of four American Actaea species
    Paiboon Nuntanakorn
    Department of Biological Sciences, Lehman College and The Graduate Center, The City University of New York, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    Phytochem Anal 18:219-28. 2007
    ..The radical scavenging activity of the Actaea extracts correlates to their polyphenolic composition. This validated HPLC method can be used to distinguish A. racemosa from the other major American Actaea species based on this study...

Research Grants5

  1. WOMEN'S ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE USE--MULTIETHNIC SURVEY
    Fredi Kronenberg; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Such factors ma include age, health status, educational attainment, level of acculturation, and attitudes. ..
  2. Center for Trad.Chinese Medicine & Women's Health
    Fredi Kronenberg; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..b>Fredi Kronenberg), and the Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital of Fudan University (Dr...
  3. CENTER FOR CAM RESEARCH IN AGING
    Fredi Kronenberg; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  4. Minorities and CAM Use: A Health Services Perspective
    Fredi Kronenberg; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  5. Integrative Pain Medicine
    Fredi Kronenberg; Fiscal Year: 2006
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