Kelly A Volcik

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Association of the complement factor H Y402H polymorphism with cardiovascular disease is dependent upon hypertension status: The ARIC study
    Kelly A Volcik
    Human Genetics Center, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Hypertens 21:533-8. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for neural tube defects: associations between uncoupling protein 2 polymorphisms and spina bifida
    Kelly A Volcik
    Institute of BioScience and Technology, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030 3303, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 67:158-61. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Associations between polymorphisms within the thymidylate synthase gene and spina bifida
    Kelly A Volcik
    Institute of Biosciences and Technology, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 67:924-8. 2003
  4. pmc Genetic variants identified in a European genome-wide association study that were found to predict incident coronary heart disease in the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Jan Bressler
    Human Genetics Center, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, P O Box 20334, Houston, TX 77225 0334, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:14-23. 2010
  5. pmc Specific P-selectin and P-selectin glycoprotein ligand-1 genotypes/haplotypes are associated with risk of incident CHD and ischemic stroke: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Kelly A Volcik
    Human Genetics Center, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, United States
    Atherosclerosis 195:e76-82. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein E polymorphisms predict low density lipoprotein cholesterol levels and carotid artery wall thickness but not incident coronary heart disease in 12,491 ARIC study participants
    Kelly A Volcik
    Human Genetics Center, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:342-8. 2006
  7. pmc SELP and SELPLG genetic variation is associated with cell surface measures of SELP and SELPLG: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Carotid MRI Study
    Kelly A Volcik
    Human Genetics Center, University of Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Chem 55:1076-82. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of infant methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase genotype, maternal vitamin use, and risk of high versus low level spina bifida defects
    Kelly A Volcik
    Center for Environmental and Genetic Medicine, Institute of Biosciences and Technology, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030 0330, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 67:154-7. 2003
  9. pmc Diabetes genes and prostate cancer in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Tamra E Meyer
    Human Genetics Center and Division of Epidemiology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:558-65. 2010
  10. pmc Carbohydrate intake modifies associations between ANGPTL4[E40K] genotype and HDL-cholesterol concentrations in White men from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Jennifer A Nettleton
    Division of Epidemiology and Disease Control, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston 1200 Herman Pressler Dr, Houston, TX 77030, United States
    Atherosclerosis 203:214-20. 2009

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. pmc Association of the complement factor H Y402H polymorphism with cardiovascular disease is dependent upon hypertension status: The ARIC study
    Kelly A Volcik
    Human Genetics Center, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Hypertens 21:533-8. 2008
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for neural tube defects: associations between uncoupling protein 2 polymorphisms and spina bifida
    Kelly A Volcik
    Institute of BioScience and Technology, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030 3303, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 67:158-61. 2003
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Associations between polymorphisms within the thymidylate synthase gene and spina bifida
    Kelly A Volcik
    Institute of Biosciences and Technology, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 67:924-8. 2003
    ..We investigated whether TS polymorphisms contribute to spina bifida (SB) risk, given that a reduction in the risk of SB has been linked to folate metabolism...
  4. pmc Genetic variants identified in a European genome-wide association study that were found to predict incident coronary heart disease in the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Jan Bressler
    Human Genetics Center, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, P O Box 20334, Houston, TX 77225 0334, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:14-23. 2010
    ..This study demonstrates that genetic variants revealed in a case-control genome-wide association study enriched for early disease onset may play a role in the genetic etiology of CHD in the general population...
  5. pmc Specific P-selectin and P-selectin glycoprotein ligand-1 genotypes/haplotypes are associated with risk of incident CHD and ischemic stroke: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Kelly A Volcik
    Human Genetics Center, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, United States
    Atherosclerosis 195:e76-82. 2007
    ..We also tested common haplotypes in the PSEL and PSGL-1 genes to assess associations with incident CHD and ischemic stroke...
  6. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein E polymorphisms predict low density lipoprotein cholesterol levels and carotid artery wall thickness but not incident coronary heart disease in 12,491 ARIC study participants
    Kelly A Volcik
    Human Genetics Center, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:342-8. 2006
    ..The ApoE epsilon2 and epsilon4 alleles were associated with carotid IMT measures in both racial groups, but, after adjusting for lipid parameters, only the epsilon4 allele was associated with carotid IMT measures in African Americans...
  7. pmc SELP and SELPLG genetic variation is associated with cell surface measures of SELP and SELPLG: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Carotid MRI Study
    Kelly A Volcik
    Human Genetics Center, University of Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Chem 55:1076-82. 2009
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  8. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of infant methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase genotype, maternal vitamin use, and risk of high versus low level spina bifida defects
    Kelly A Volcik
    Center for Environmental and Genetic Medicine, Institute of Biosciences and Technology, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030 0330, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 67:154-7. 2003
    ..It has been hypothesized that maternal folic acid supplementation prevents NTDs by partially correcting reduced MTHFR activity associated with the variant form of the enzyme...
  9. pmc Diabetes genes and prostate cancer in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Tamra E Meyer
    Human Genetics Center and Division of Epidemiology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:558-65. 2010
    ..02; blacks only). The TCF7L2 rs7903146 T allele was inversely associated with PrCa using a dominant genetic model (HR, 0.79; 95% CI, 0.65-0.97). Further knowledge of T2D gene-PrCa mechanisms may improve understanding of PrCa etiology...
  10. pmc Carbohydrate intake modifies associations between ANGPTL4[E40K] genotype and HDL-cholesterol concentrations in White men from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Jennifer A Nettleton
    Division of Epidemiology and Disease Control, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston 1200 Herman Pressler Dr, Houston, TX 77030, United States
    Atherosclerosis 203:214-20. 2009
    ..Common allelic variation in the angiopoietin-like 4 gene (ANGPTL4[E40K]) has been associated with low triglyceride (TG) and high HDL-C...
  11. pmc Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor [alpha] genetic variation interacts with n-6 and long-chain n-3 fatty acid intake to affect total cholesterol and LDL-cholesterol concentrations in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Kelly A Volcik
    Human Genetics Center, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1926-31. 2008
    ..The binding of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) to PPARA results in rapid changes in the expression of genes involved in lipid oxidation, with long-chain n-3 fatty acids being potent activators of PPARA...
  12. pmc MMP2 genetic variation is associated with measures of fibrous cap thickness: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Carotid MRI Study
    Kelly A Volcik
    University of Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health, Human Genetics Center, 1200 Hermann Pressler, Houston, TX 77030, United States
    Atherosclerosis 210:188-93. 2010
    ..We examined the association of MMP promoter variation with multiple plaque characteristics measured by gadolinium-enhanced MRI among 1700 participants in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Carotid MRI Study...
  13. pmc Interaction of folate intake and the paraoxonase Q192R polymorphism with risk of incident coronary heart disease and ischemic stroke: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Hung N Luu
    Division of Epidemiology, Human Genetics, and Environmental Science, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 21:815-23. 2011
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  14. pmc Longitudinal changes in triglycerides according to ANGPTL4[E40K] genotype and longitudinal body weight change in the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Jennifer A Nettleton
    Division of Epidemiology and Disease Control, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:842-6. 2008
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint P-selectin Thr715Pro polymorphism predicts P-selectin levels but not risk of incident coronary heart disease or ischemic stroke in a cohort of 14595 participants: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Kelly A Volcik
    Human Genetics Center, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, 1200 Herman Pressler Dr, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Atherosclerosis 186:74-9. 2006
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein E and apolipoprotein B genotypes and risk for spina bifida
    Kelly A Volcik
    Institute of BioScience and Technology, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Teratology 66:257-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of our study was to explore the possible association between infant genetic variations in the apoE and apoB genes and spina bifida (SB) risk...
  17. pmc Relationship of alcohol consumption and type of alcoholic beverage consumed with plasma lipid levels: differences between Whites and African Americans of the ARIC study
    Kelly A Volcik
    Human Genetics Center, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:101-7. 2008
    ..The influence of different types of alcoholic beverages on plasma lipid levels has been investigated to a lesser extent and in limited populations...
  18. pmc Causal Role of Alcohol Consumption in an Improved Lipid Profile: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Khanh N Vu
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 11:e0148765. 2016
    ..Health benefits of low-to-moderate alcohol consumption may operate through an improved lipid profile. A Mendelian randomization (MR) approach was used to examine whether alcohol consumption causally affects lipid levels...
  19. pmc Intercellular Adhesion Molecule-1 G241R Polymorphism Predicts Risk of Incident Ischemic Stroke: Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Kelly A Volcik
    Human Genetics Center, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, 1200 Herman Pressler Dr, Houston, TX 77030
    Stroke 41:1038-40. 2010
    ..05) and blacks (hazard rate ratio=7.04; 95% CI, 3.72 to 13.3; P<0.001). CONCLUSIONS: The intercellular adhesion molecule-1 241RR genotype is associated with an increased risk of incident ischemic stroke in both whites and blacks...
  20. ncbi request reprint Does prenatal screening for 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) mutations in high-risk neural tube defect pregnancies make sense?
    Richard H Finnell
    Institute of Biosciences and Technology, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Genet Test 6:47-52. 2002
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  21. pmc Failure to replicate an association of SNPs in the oxidized LDL receptor gene (OLR1) with CAD
    Joshua W Knowles
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Falk Cardiovascular Research Building, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5406, USA
    BMC Med Genet 9:23. 2008
    ..We tested whether single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in OLR1 are associated with clinically significant CAD in the Atherosclerotic Disease, VAscular FuNction, & Geneti C Epidemiology (ADVANCE) study...
  22. pmc Common polymorphisms of ALOX5 and ALOX5AP and risk of coronary artery disease
    Themistocles L Assimes
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Hum Genet 123:399-408. 2008
    ..However, additional studies are needed to exclude modest effects of promoter variation in ALOX5 on the risk of CAD assuming a recessive mode of inheritance...
  23. pmc A near null variant of 12/15-LOX encoded by a novel SNP in ALOX15 and the risk of coronary artery disease
    Themistocles L Assimes
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5406, USA
    Atherosclerosis 198:136-44. 2008
    ..We tested the hypothesis that exonic and/or promoter single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the human 12/15-LOX gene (ALOX15) alter the risk of symptomatic coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of incident stroke associated with the cyclooxygenase 2 (COX-2) G-765C polymorphism in African-Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Shun Kohsaka
    Texas Heart Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, United States
    Atherosclerosis 196:926-30. 2008
    ..The present study explored whether the COX-2 G-765C polymorphism contributes to increased incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD) or stroke in the large prospective Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study...
  25. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the jumonji gene and risk for spina bifida and congenital heart defects
    Kelly A Volcik
    Am J Med Genet A 126:215-7. 2004
  26. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the Cited2 gene and risk for spina bifida and congenital heart defects
    Kelly A Volcik
    Am J Med Genet A 126:324-5. 2004