In vitro effects of pioglitazone on the expression of components of Wnt signaling pathway and markers of bone mineralization.
Avtanski D, Hirth Y, Babushkin N, Sy V, Sharma D, Poretsky L, Seto-Young D.
Horm Metab Res. 2016 Feb 5. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26849824.
KEYWORDS: PPARγ - β-catenin - BSP - OPG - FGF23 - calcium - phosphate
Is there a role for Vitamin D in human reproduction?
Nandi A, Sinha N, Ong W, Sonmez E, Poretsky L.
Horm Mol Biol Clin Invest, 25(1):15-28, 2016


Ambient GABA modulates septo-hippocampal inhibitory terminals via presynaptic GABAb receptors.
Turi GF, Wittmann G, Lechan RM, Losonczy A.
Neuropharmacology. 2015 Jan;88:55-62.
KEYWORDS: GABAb receptor; Septo-hippocampal pathway; Presynaptic inhibition; Ambient GABA; Medial septum
Association between body weight and composition and plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D level in the Diabetes Prevention Program
Ceglia L, Nelson J, Ware J, Alysandratos K, Bray G, Garganta C, Nathan D, Hu F, Dawson-Hughes B, Pittas AG.
Eur J Nutr. 2015 Nov 2 [Epub ahead of print].
KEYWORDS: Adipose tissue; Body composition; Body weight; Diabetes Prevention Program; Obesity; Vitamin D
Differences in hypothalamic type 2 deiodinase ubiquitination explain localized sensitivity to thyroxine.
Werneck de Castro JP, Fonseca TL, Ueta CB, McAninch EA, Abdalla S, Wittmann G, Lechan RM, Gereben B, Bianco AC.
J Clin Invest. 2015 Feb;125(2):769-81. doi: 10.1172/JCI77588. Epub 2015 Jan 2.
Eating and the Environment: Ecological Impacts of the Contemporary Food System
Bosso C and Tichenor N
In Environmental Policy: New Directions for the Twenty-First Century, 9th Edition, edited by Norman J. Vig and Michael E. Kraft, CA Press (In press)
Effects of 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 and vitamin D3 on the expression of the vitamin d receptor in human skeletal muscle cells.
Pojednic RM, Ceglia L, Olsson K, Gustafsson T, Lichtenstein AH, Dawson-Hughes B, Fielding RA.
Calcified Tissue International. 2015; 96(3):256-63.
KEYWORDS: Vitamin D, Skeletal muscle, Vitamin D receptor, Human, Primary myoblasts, Aging
Effects of sevelamer carbonate on advanced glycation endproducts and anti-oxidant/pro-oxidant status in patients with diabetes kidney diasease.
Yubero-Serrano EM, Woodward M, Poretsky L, Vlassara H, Striker GE, AGE-Less Study Group.
Clinical Journal Am Society Nephrology, 10 (5): 59-66, 2015.
KEYWORDS: advanced glycation end product; albuminuria; diabetic nephropathy; ethnicity; oxidative stress
Endotoxin-induced inflammation down-regulates L-type amino acid transporter 1 (LAT1) expression at the blood-brain barrier of male rats and mice.
Wittmann G, Mohácsik P, Balkhi MY, Gereben B, Lechan RM.
Fluids Barriers CNS. 2015 Sep 4;12:21. doi: 10.1186/s12987-015-0016-8.
KEYWORDS: Inflammation, LPS, LAT1, Amino acid transport, Blood–brain barrier, Thyroid hormone
Healthful Nutrition of Foods in Navajo Nation Stores: Availability and Pricing.
Kumar, G, Jim-Martin, S, Piltch, E, Onufrak, S, McNeil, C, Adams, L, Williams, N, Blanck, HM, Curley, L. (2015)
American Journal of Health Promotion; doi:
KEYWORDS: American Indian; Food Environment; Health focus: nutrition; Healthy Food Access; Healthy Food Availability; Healthy Food Pricing
Inter- and independent effects of race/ethnicity and region on variety of fruit and vegetable consumption in the USA: 2011 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey
Tichenor N and Conrad Z
Public Health Nutrition, 1-10, copyright Cambridge University Press, 2015
KEYWORDS: Fruit and vegetable; Race/ethnicity; Region; BRFS
"Nourishing Millions: Stories of Change in Nutrition in Nepal."
Cunningham K., Singh A., Headey D., Rana PP and Karmacharya C. (In press).
Nourishing Millions: IFPRI, Washington DC.
Nutrition-Related Policy and Environmental Strategies to Prevent Obesity in Rural Communities: A Systematic Review of the Literature, 2002–2013.
Calancie L, Leeman J, Jilcott Pitts SB, Khan LK, Fleischhacker S, Evenson KR , Schreiner, M, Byker, C, Owens, C, McGuirt, J, Barnidge, E, Dean, W, Johnson, D, Kolodinsky, J, Piltch, E, Pinard, C, Quinn, E, Whetstone, L, Ammerman, A. (2015)
Post-thyroidectomy hypocalcemia exacerbated by chyle leak.
Alzaman N, Pittas AG, O'Leary M, Ceglia L.
Endocrinol Diab Metab Case Rep. 2015; 2015:140110.
Potassium Bicarbonate Supplementation Lowers Bone Turnover and Calcium Excretion in Older Men and Women: A Randomized Dose-Finding Trial.
Dawson-Hughes B, Harris SS, Palermo NJ, Gilhooly CH, Shea MK, Fielding RA, Ceglia L.
J Bone Miner Res, 2015 Nov, 30(11):2103-11.
Vitamin D receptor protein is associated with interleukin-6 in human skeletal muscle.
Pojednic RM, Ceglia L, Lichtenstein AH, Dawson-Hughes B, Fielding RA.
Endocrine. 2015; 49(2):512-20.
KEYWORDS: Vitamin D, Vitamin D receptor, Skeletal muscle, Inflammation


Associated conditions: Why are they important?
Liao EP, Poretsky L
Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America, 43:1, xvii-xviii, 2014
Differences in hypothalamic type 2 deiodinase ubiquitination explain localized sensitivity to thyroxine.
Werneck de Castro JP, Fonseca TL, Ueta CB, McAninch EA, Abdalla S, Wittmann G, Lechan RM, Gereben B, Bianco AC
J Clin Invest. 2015 Feb;125(2):769-81. doi: 10.1172/JCI77588. Epub 2015 Jan 2. PMID: 25555216
Economic Cost of Pedestrian Injuries in Stockholm City
Sandra Pahrne, Johanna Y. Andrews Chavez, Koustuv Dalal
Health, 6, 2736-2742. Copyright © 2014 by authors and Scientific Research Publishing Inc.
KEYWORDS: Pedestrian Injuries, Zebra Crossing, Speed Bump, Lights, Cost, Savings, Sweden
Effect of glycemic load on eating behavior self-efficacy during weight loss.
Karl JP, Cheatham RA, Das SK, Hyatt RR, Gilhooly CH, Pittas AG, Lieberman HR, Lerner D, Roberts SB and Saltzman E.
Appetite 2104 Sept;80:204-11
KEYWORDS: Energy restriction; Glycemic index; Weight maintenance; Weight regain; Weight self-efficacy
Effect of supplemental vitamin D and calcium on serum sclerostin levels
Dawson-Hughes B, Harris SS, Ceglia L, Palmero NJ
Eur J Endocrinol. 2014 Mar 13;170(4):645-50. doi: 10.1530/EJE-13-0862. Print 2014 Apr.
KEYWORDS: serum sclerostin, calcium, vitamin D, 25-hydroxyvitamin D, total body bone mineral content
Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation on Improving Glucose Homeostasis and Preventing Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Seida JC, Mitri J, Colmers I, Majumdar SR, Davidson MB, Edwards AL, Hanley DA, Pittas AG, Tjosvold L, Johnson JA
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Oct;99(10):3551-60. doi: 10.1210/jc.2014-2136. Epub 2014 Jul 25
The Emerging Biomolecular Role of Vitamin D in Skeletal Muscle
Pojednic RM, Ceglia L
Exerc Sport Sci Rev. 2014 Apr;42(2):76-81. doi: 10.1249/JES.0000000000000013
KEYWORDS: skeletal muscle, vitamin D, vitamin D receptor, aging, 25-hydroxyvitamin D
ErbB Receptor-Driven Prolactinomas Respond to Targeted Lapatinib Treatment in Female Transgenic Mice
Xiaohai Liu, Maya Kano, Takako Araki, Odelia Cooper, Hidenori Fukuoka, Yukiko Tone, Masahide Tone, and Shlomo Melmed
Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America, 43:1, xvii-xviii, 2014
Factors associated with alcohol consumption patterns in a Puerto Rican urban cohort
Johanna Y Andrews-Chavez, Christina S Lee, Robert F Houser, Luis M Falcon and Katherine L Tucker
Public Health Nutrition: page 1 of 10, doi:10.1017/S1368980014000433, ©The Authors 2014
KEYWORDS: Alcohol, Boston, Contraindication, Gender, Medication, Puerto Rican
Inflammation-inducible type 2 deiodinase expression in the leptomeninges, choroid plexus, and at brain
blood vessels in male rodents

Wittmann G, Harney JW, Singru PS, Nouriel SS, Larsen PR, Lechan RM
Endocrinology 155:2009-2019, 2014. PMCID: PMC3990842
Mechanisms in endocrinology: vitamin D as a potential contributor in endocrine health and disease.
Muscogiuri G, Mitri J, Mathieu C, Badenhoop K, Tamer G, Orio F, Mezza T, Vieth R, Colao AA, Pittas A
Eur J Endocrinol. 2014 May 28. pii: EJE-14-0158
Parallel regulation of thyroid hormone transporters OATP1c1 and MCT8 during and after endotoxemia in the blood-brain barrier of male rodents
Wittmann G, Szabon J, Mhocsik P, Nouriel SS, Gereben B, Fekete Cs, Lechan RM
Endocrinology. 2015 Apr;156(4):1552-64. doi: 10.1210/en.2014-1830. Epub 2015 Jan 16
Plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D and risk of metabolic syndrome: an ancillary analysis in the Diabetes Prevention Program
Mitri J, Nelson J, Ruthazer R, Garganta C, Nathan DM, Hu FB, Dawson-Hughes B and Pittas AG
EJCN 2014 Mar;68(3):376-383
KEYWORDS: metabolic syndrome, vitamin D
Polycystic ovary syndrome
Nandi A, Chen Z, Patel R, Poretsky L
Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America, 43:1, xvii-xviii, 2014
KEYWORDS: Insulin resistance; Long-term effects; Polycystic ovary syndrome; Risk factors
Propylthiouracil, and methimazole, and carbimazole-related hepatotoxicity
Anam Akmal & Jacqueline Kung
10.1517/14740338.2014.953796 ©2014 Informa UK, Ltd. ISSN 1474-0338, e-ISSN 1744-764X
KEYWORDS: carbimazole, hepatotoxicity, methimazole, propylthiouracil
Rationale and Design of the Vitamin D and Type 2 Diabetes Study: A Diabetes Prevention Trial
Pittas AG, Dawson-Hughes B, Sheehan PR, Rosen CJ, Ware JH, Knowler WC, Staten MA and the D2d Research Group (Neff L)
Diabetes Care. 2014 Dec;37(12):3227-34. doi: 10.2337/dc14-1005. Epub 2014 Sep 9
Serum sclerostin levels vary with season
Dawson-Hughes B, Harris SS, Ceglia L, Palermo NJ
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Jan;99(1):E149-52. doi: 10.1210/jc.2013-3148. Epub 2013 Dec 20
Sphingosine kinase-1 mediates head and neck squamous cell carcinoma invasion through sphingosine 1-phosphate receptor 1
Tamashiro PM, Furuya H, Shimizu Y Kawamori T
Cancer Cell International 2014, 14(76), 1-9
KEYWORDS: Sphingosine kinase1, Invasion, HNSCC, EGFR, STAT3, Sphingosine 1-phosphate, Sphingosine 1-phosphate receptor 1, IL-6, SCC-25 cells
Total adiponectin, but not inflammatory markers CRP, TNF-α, IL-6 and MCP-1, correlates with increasing glucose intolerance in pregnant Chinese-Americans
Kim SJ, Sy V, Araki T, Babushkin N, Huang D, Tan D, Liao E, Liu G, Wan S, Poretsky L, Seto-Young D
J Diabetes 6:360-368, 2014 © 2013 The Authors
KEYWORDS: Chinese pregnant women; HMW-adiponectin; T-adiponectin; gestational diabetes; glucose intolerance; inflammatory markers; 华裔妊娠妇女,妊娠糖尿病,葡萄糖耐量,HMW-脂联素,炎症标志物,T-脂联素
Vitamin D and diabetes
Mitri J and Pittas AG
Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am. 2014 Mar;43(1):205-32. doi: 10.1016/j.ecl.2013.09.010. Epub 2013 Dec 12
KEYWORDS: 25-hydroxyvitamin D; Insulin resistance; Insulin sensitivity; Type 2 diabetes; Vitamin D


Blood 25-hydroxy vitamin D levels and incident type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis of prospective studies
Song Y, Wang L, Pittas AG, Del Gobbo LC, Zhang C, Manson JE, and Hu FB
Diabetes Care 2013:36(5):1422-8 [PMC3631862] © 2013 by the American Diabetes Association
Diabetes and the female reproductive system
Nandi A, Poretsky L
Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America, 42:915-946, 2013 © 2013 Elsevier Inc
KEYWORDS: Diabetes in pregnancy, Insulin and the ovary, PCOS
Eating behaviors as predictors of weight loss in a 6 month weight loss intervention
Batra, P. Das, SK, Salinardi, T, Robinson, L, Saltzman, E, Scott, T, Pittas AG, Roberts, SB
Obesity 2013:20[ PMC Pending][PMID: 23512619] © 2013 The Obesity Society
Effects of alkali supplementation and vitamin D insufficiency on skeletal muscle in older rats
Ceglia L, Rivas DA, Pojednic RM, Price LL, Harris SS, Smith D, Fielding RA, Dawson-Hughes B
Endocrine (in press) © 2013 Springer US
Effect of sphingosine kinase 1 inhibition on blood pressure
Furuya H, Wada M, Shimizu Y, Yamada PM, Hannun YA, Obeid LM, Kawamori T
FASEB J. 2013 Feb;27(2):656-64
Effects of vitamin D3 on muscle fiber cross-sectional area and vitamin D receptor concentration in skeletal muscle of older women
Ceglia L, Morais MDS, Rivas DA, Harris SS, Bischoff-Ferrari H, Fielding RA, Dawson-Hughes B
J Clin Endocrinol Metab (in press)
An evaluation of the reliability of muscle fiber cross-sectional area and fiber number measurements in rat skeletal muscle
Ceglia L, Niramitmahapanya S, Price LL, Harris SS, Fielding RA, Dawson-Hughes B
Biol Proced Online. 2013 Mar 8;15(1):6. doi: 10.1186/1480-9222-15-6 © 2013 Ceglia et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.
HDL Deficiency due to a New Insertion Mutation (ApoA-1 Nashua) and Review of the Literature
Lee E, Klementowicz P, Hegele R, Asztalos B, Schaefer E
Journal of Clinical Lipidology 2013; 7(2): 169-73 © 2013 National Lipid Association. Published by Elsevier Inc.
KEYWORDS: Apolipoprotein (apo)A-I, Coronary heart disease (CHD), High-density lipoproteins (HDL), Low-density lipoprotein (LDL), Lipid-lowering drugs
The impact of sphingosine kinase-1 in head and neck cancer
Tamashiro PM, Furuya H, Shimizu Y, Iino K, Kawamori T
Biomolecules 2013, 3(3), 481-513, © 2013 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland
KEYWORDS: sphingolipids; SphK1; S1P; head and neck cancer; invasion and proliferation
Lifestyle intervention reduces body weight and improves cardiometabolic risk factors in worksites
Salinardi TC, Batra P, Roberts SB, Urban LE, Robinson LM, Pittas AG, Lichtenstein AH, Deckersbach T, Saltzman E, Das SK
Am J Clin Nutr 2013:97 (4): 667-76 [PMC Pending][PMID: 23426035] © 2013 American Society for Nutrition
Meal conditions affect the absorption of supplemental vitamin D3 but not the plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D response to supplementation
Dawson-Hughes B, Harris SS, Palermo NJ, Ceglia L, Rasmussen H
J Bone Miner Res. 2013 Aug;28(8):1778-83 © 2013 American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
New approach to preventing and treating diabetes mellitus: Focus on advanced glycation end products (AGE)
Liao E, Busta A, Pareek A, Poretsky L
J Bone Miner Res. 2013 Aug;28(8):1778-83 © 2013 American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
KEYWORDS: Diabetes, advanced glycation end products (AGE), retinopathy, neuropathy, nephropathy, diabetes complications, receptor for AGE (RAGE), methylglyoxal
Obesity in Pregnancy
Neff LM and Landsberg L
In Cohen W and August P, ed. Obstetric Medicine: Management of Medical Disorders in Pregnancy (in press)
Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor with Ectopic Adrenocorticotropin Production: A Case Report and Review of Literature
Patel F, Khagi S, Daly K, Lechan RM, Ummaritchot V, Saif M
Anticancer Res. 2013 Volume 33 (9): 4001-5 © 2013 International Institute of Anticancer Research
KEYWORDS: Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor, Ectopic ACTH syndrome, Cushing’s syndrome, Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumor
Plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D and risk of metabolic syndrome: an ancillary analysis in the Diabetes Prevention Program
Mitri J, Nelson J, Ruthazer R, Garganta C, Nathan DM, Hu FB, Dawson-Hughes B and Pittas AG
EJCN 2013 (in press) © 2012 by the American Diabetes Association
Relationship of cravings with weight loss and hunger: results from a 6 month worksite weight loss intervention
Batra PJ, Das SK, Salinardi T, Robinson L, Saltzman E, Scott T, Pittas AG and Roberts S
Appetite 2013:69:1-7 [PMID 23684901] © 2013 Elsevier Ltd
KEYWORDS: Obesity, Food cravings, Weight loss, Worksite, Hunger, Energy metabolism
The sovietization of American medicine: Notes from the front lines
Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons, 18(2), 2:50-54, 2013
Thiazolidinediones (TZDs) Affect Osteoblast Viability and Biomarkers Independently of the TZD Effects on Aromatase
Seth A, Sy V, Pareek A, Suwandhi P, Rosenwaks Z, Poretsky L, Seto-Young D
Horm Metab Res 2013; 45: 1-8 © 2012 Georg Thieme Verlag KG
KEYWORDS: osteoblast, oral antidiabetic drugs, bone homeostasis
Vitamin D and its role in skeletal muscle
Ceglia L, Harris SS
Calcified Tissue International 2013; 92(2): 151-62
Vitamin D and Type 2 Diabetes
16th Workshop on Vitamin D, San Francisco, June 2013
Vitamin D for prevention of type 2 diabetes
Mitri J, Pittas AG
Clinics 2013 (in press)
Why focus on complications?
Liao E, Poretsky L
Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America, 42:657-1014, 2013 © 2013 Elsevier Inc
KEYWORDS: Complications, Pathogenesis, Diabetes


Development of the Live Well Curriculum for Recent Immigrants: A Community-Based Participatory Approach
Alison Tovar, Emily Kuross Vikre, David M. Gute, Christina Luongo Kamins, Alex Pirie, Rebecca Boulos, Nesly Metayer and Christina D. Economos
Progress in Community Health Partnerships Summer 2012:vol 6.2 © 2012 The Johns Hopkins University Press
KEYWORDS: immigrant, nutrition, physical activity, curriculum, obesity
Economic Empowerment of Women and Utilization of Maternal Delivery Care in Bangladesh
Koustuv Dalal, Jahan Shabnam, Johanna Y Andrews, Lena Martensson, Toomas Timpka
International Journal of Preventive Medicine, Vol 3, No 9, September, 2012
KEYWORDS: empowerment, home delivery, maternal mortality, neighborhood socioeconomic status
Infertility patients’ knowledge of the effects of obesity on reproductive health outcomes
Eden R. Cardozo, Lisa M. Neff, Maureen E. Brocks, Geraldine E. Ekpo, Tanaka J. Dune, Randall B. Barnes, Erica E. Marsh
Am J Obstet Gynecol 2012;207 1.e1 – 1.e10 © 2012 Mosby, Inc
KEYWORDS: body mass index, health literacy, infertility, obesity, reproductive outcomes
The KAP Evaluation of Intervention on Fall-Induced Injuries among Elders in a Safe Community in Shanghai, China
Ling-ling Zhang, Koustuv Dalal, Ming-min Yin, De-guo Yuan, Johanna Yvonne Andrews, Shumei Wang
PLoS ONE March 2012, Volume 7, Issue 3 © 2012 Zhang et al
Knowledge of Obesity and Its Impact on Reproductive Health Outcomes Among Urban Women
Eden R. Cardozo, Tanaka J. Dune, Lisa M. Neff, Maureen E. Brocks, Geraldine E. Ekpo, Randall B. Barnes, Erica E. Marsh
J Community Health Sept 09, 2012 © Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012
KEYWORDS: community health, knowledge, obesity, reproduction, women
Looking beyond overnutrition for causes of epidemic metabolic disease
PNAS September 25, 2012, vol. 109, no. 39, 15537–15538 © 2012 National Academy of Sciences
ObesiTV: How television is influencing the obesity epidemic
Rebecca Boulos, Emily Kuross Vikre, Sophie Oppenheimer, Hannah Chang, Robin B. Kanarek
Physiology & Behavior 107 (2012) 146–153 © 2012 Elsevier Inc.
KEYWORDS: obesity, television, physical activity, product placement, body image, exercise, advertisement
Panobinostat (LBH589)-induced acetylation of tubulin impairs megakaryocyte maturation and platelet formation
Camelia Iancu-Rubin, David Gajzer, Goar Mosoyan, Faye Feller, John Mascarenhas and Ronald Hoffman
Experimental Hematology 2012;40:564–574 © 2012 ISEH - Society for Hematology and Stem Cells
A Prototype Stimulator System for Noninvasive Low Intensity Focused Ultrasound Delivery
A. Mulgaonkar, R. Singh, M. Babakhanian, M. Culjat, W. Grundfest, A. Bystritsky, A. Gorgulho, G. Lacan and W. Melega
Stud Health Technol Inform. 2012;173:297-303 IOS Press
Thymosin β4 and Cardiac Regeneration: Are We Missing a Beat?
David C. Gajzer, Jerome Balbin & Hina W. Chaudhry
Stem Cell Rev and Rep May 25, 2012 © Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012
KEYWORDS: stem cells, progenitor cells, cardiac development, ischemic biology–basic studies, myogenesis
Vitamin D and Its Role in Skeletal Muscle
Lisa Ceglia, Susan S. Harris
Calcif Tissue Int Sept 12, 2012 © Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012
KEYWORDS: skeletal muscle, vitamin d, vitamin d receptor


Achieving a Successful Pregnancy in Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Takako Araki, Rony Elias, Zev Rosenwaks, Leonid Poretsky
Endocrinol Metab Clin N Am 40 (2011) 865–894 © 2011 Elsevier Inc.
KEYWORDS: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), Infertility, Pregnancy
Algal Docosahexaenoic Acid Affects Plasma Lipoprotein Particle Size Distribution in Overweight and Obese Adults
Lisa M. Neff, Jill Culiner, Susanna Cunningham-Rundles, Cynthia Seidman, Diane Meehan, Janet Maturi, Knut M. Wittkowski, Barbara Levine, Jan L. Breslow
J. Nutr. 141: 207–213, 2011 © 2011 American Society for Nutrition
Computational non-linear dynamical psychiatry: A new methodological paradigm for diagnosis and course of illness
A. Bystritsky, A.A. Nierenberg, J.D. Feusner, M. Rabinovich
Journal of Psychiatric Research xxx (2011) 1e8 © 2011 Elsevier Ltd.
KEYWORDS: Phenomenology, Mathematical models, Non-linear dynamics, Winner less competition, Psychopathology
Continuous insulin infusion is associated with a reduced post-surgical length of stay, but not with the complication rate, in patients with diabetes mellitus undergoing coronary artery bypass graft
Z. Abelev, A. Seth, R. Patel, S. Goldstein, M. Bogun, M. Paliou, J. Schlosser, P. Homel, A. Busta, D. Seto-Young, R. Tranbaugh and L. Poretsky
J. Endocrinol. Invest. 34: 770-774, 2011 © 2011, Editrice Kurtis
KEYWORDS: CABG, continuous insulin infusion, diabetes mellitus, insulin
Contraception use and associations with intimate partner violence among women in Bangladesh
Koustuv Dalal, Johanna Andrews, Suraya Dawad
J. Biosoc. Sci., (2011) 00, 1–12, © Cambridge University Press, 2011
Diet-induced weight loss reduces colorectal inflammation: implications for colorectal carcinogenesis
Swaroop Pendyala, Lisa M Neff, Mayte Suarez-Farinas, and Peter R Holt
Am J Clin Nutr 2011;93:234–42 © 2011 American Society for Nutrition
Differential Roles of MAPK-Erk1/2 and MAPK-p38 in Insulin or Insulin-Like Growth Factor-I (IGF-I) Signaling Pathways for Progesterone Production in Human Ovarian Cells
D. Seto-Young, D. Avtanski, M. Varadinova, A. Park, P. Suwandhi, A. Leiser, G. Parikh, L. Poretsky
Horm Metab Res 2011:43: 386 – 390 © Georg Thieme Verlag KG
KEYWORDS: insulin, IGF-1, steroid hormones, mitogen activated protein kinase, progesterone synthesis, polycystic ovary syndrome
Down-regulation of stathmin expression is required for megakaryocyte maturation and platelet production
Camelia Iancu-Rubin, David Gajzer, Joseph Tripodi, Vesna Najfeld, Ronald E. Gordon, Ronald Hoffman and George F. Atweh
Blood, April 28, 2011: Volume 117, Number 17: 4580-4589 © 2011 by The American Society of Hematology
Focused ultrasound modulates region-specific brain activity
Seung-Schik Yoo, Alexander Bystritsky, Jong-Hwan Lee, Yongzhi Zhang, Krisztina Fischer, Byoung-Kyong Min, Nathan J. McDannold, Alvaro Pascual-Leone, Ferenc A. Jolesz
NeuroImage 56 (2011) 1267–1275 © 2011 Elsevier Inc.
Focused ultrasound-mediated suppression of chemically-induced acute epileptic EEG activity
Byoung-Kyong Min, Alexander Bystritsky, Kwang-Ik Jung, Krisztina Fischer, Yongzhi Zhang, Lee-So Maeng, Sang In Park, Yong-An Chung, Ferenc A Jolesz, Seung-Schik Yoo
BMC Neuroscience 2011, 12:23 © 2011 Min et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.
A review of low-intensity focused ultrasound pulsation
Alexander Bystritsky, Alex S. Korb, Pamela K. Douglas, Mark S. Cohen, William P. Melega, Amit P. Mulgaonkar, Antonio DeSalles, Byoung-Kyong Min, Seung-Schik Yoo
Brain Stimulation (2011) 4, 125–36 © 2011 Elsevier Inc.
KEYWORDS: ultrasound, neuromodulation, neuroimaging, brain, treatment
Role of Vitamin D in the Pathogenesis and Therapy of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Alfonso B, Poretsky L, Busta A.
In: “Type 1 Diabetes/Book 3”, CP Liu, Ed., InTech Open Access Publisher, Rijeka, Croatia, 2011.
Rosiglitazone and Pioglitazone Alter Aromatase Kinetic Properties in Human Granulosa Cells
Takako Araki, Miroslava Varadinova, Michael Goldman, Zev Rosenwaks, Leonid Poretsky and Donna Seto-Young
PPAR Research Volume 2011, Article ID 926438, 5 pages © 2011 Takako Araki et al
Rosiglitazone and Pioglitazone Inhibit Estrogen Synthesis in Human Granulosa Cells by Interfering with Androgen Binding to Aromatase
D. Seto-Young, D. Avtanski, G. Parikh, P. Suwandhi, M. Strizhevsky, T. Araki, Z. Rosenwaks, L. Poretsky
Horm Metab Res 2011: 43: 250 – 256 © Georg Thieme Verlag KG
KEYWORDS: thiazolidinediones, estrogens, aromatase, insulin sensitivity, PPAR- γ, polycystic ovary syndrome
Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration and physical function in adult men
Lisa Ceglia, Gretchen R. Chiu, Susan S. Harris and Andre B. Araujo
Clinical Endocrinology (2011) 74, 370–376 © 2011 Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Vitamin D Intoxication with Severe Hypercalcemia due to Manufacturing and Labeling Errors of Two Dietary Supplements Made in the United States
Takako Araki, Michael F. Holick, Bianca D. Alfonso, Esti Charlap, Carla M. Romero, Dahlia Rizk, and Lisa G. Newman
J Clin Endocrinol Metab December 2011, 96(12):3603–3608 © 2011 by The Endocrine Society


Bariatric Surgery: A Key Role for Registered Dietitians
Robert F. Kushner, MD; Lisa M. Neff, MD
April 2010, Journal of the American Dietetic Association, © 2010 by the American Dietetic Association
Effect of Rosiglitazone, Metformin, and Glyburide on Bone Biomarkers in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
Bernard Zinman, Steven M. Haffner, William H. Herman, Rury R. Holman, John M. Lachin, Barbara G. Kravitz, Gitanjali Paul, Nigel P. Jones, R. Paul Aftring, Giancarlo Viberti, Steven E. Kahn
J Clin Endocrinol Metab, January 2010, 95(1):134 –142 © 2010 by The Endocrine Society
Emerging role of GLP-1 receptor agonists in the treatment of obesity
Lisa M. Neff, Robert F. Kushner
Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy 2010:3 263–273, © 2010 Neff and Kushner, publisher and licensee Dove Medical Press Ltd.
KEYWORDS: obesity, GLP-1, exenatide, liraglutide
Endocrine Pancreas
Barry J. Brass, Zinoviy Abelev, Emilia Pauline Liao, and Leonid Poretsky
Principles of Diabetes Mellitus, pages 37-55 © Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010
Evidence of a Role for Insulin-Like Growth Factor Binding Protein (IGFBP)-3 in Metabolic Regulation
P. M. , H. H. Mehta, D. Hwang, K. P. Roos, A. L. Hevener, and K. W. Lee
ISSN Online 1945-7170, Endocrinology, December 2010, 151(12):5741–5750, Copyright © 2010 by The Endocrine Society
Lack of effect of subtherapeutic vitamin D treatment on glycemic and lipid parameters in Type 2 diabetes: A pilot prospective randomized trial
Parini Patel, Leonid Poretsky and Emilia Liao
Journal of Diabetes 2 (2010) 36-40 © 2010 Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine and Blackwell Publishing Asia Pty Ltd.
The Main Events in the History of Diabetes Mellitus
Jacek Zajac, Anil Shrestha, Parini Patel, and Leonid Poretsky
Principles of Diabetes Mellitus, pages 3-16 © Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010
Multi-step immunofluorescent analysis of vitamin D receptor loci and myosin heavy chain isoforms in human skeletal muscle
Lisa Ceglia, Mauricio da Silva Morais, Lara K. Park, Evan Morris, Susan S. Harris, Heike A. Bischoff-Ferrari, Roger A. Fielding, Bess Dawson-Hughes
J Mol Hist (2010) 41:137–142 DOI 10.1007/s10735-010-9270-x, Copyright Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2010
KEYWORDS: Vitamin D receptor, Immunohistochemistry, Skeletal muscle
Plasma 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Concentration and Risk of Incident Type 2 Diabetes in Women
Anastassios G. Pittas, MS, MD, Qi Sun, MD, SCD, Joann E. Manson, MD, DRPH, Bess Dawson-Hughes, MD, Frank B. Hu, MD, PhD
Diabetes Care 33:2021–2023, 2010, © 2010 by the American Diabetes Association
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Susan B. Zweig, Marsha C. Tolentino, Marina Strizhevsky, and Leonid Poretsky
Principles of Diabetes Mellitus, pages 515-530 © Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010
Predicted 25-hydroxyvitamin D score and incident type 2 diabetes in the Framingham Offspring Study
Enju Liu, James B Meigs, Anastassios G Pittas, Christina D Economos, Nicola M McKeown, Sarah L Booth, and Paul F Jacques
Am J Clin Nutr 2010;91:1627–33. Copyright 2010 American Society for Nutrition
Principles of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition
© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010
Role of Vitamin D in Adults Requiring Nutrition Support
Anastassios G. Pittas, MD, MS; Ursula Laskowski, MD, Luke Kos, MD; and Edward Saltzman, MD
Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition / Vol. 34, No. 1, January 2010
KEYWORDS: vitamin D; nutrition support; nutrition therapy
Rosiglitazone Decreases C-Reactive Protein to a Greater Extent Relative to Glyburide and Metformin Over 4 Years Despite Greater Weight Gain
S. Kahn, S. Haffner, G. Viberti, W. Herman, J. Lachin, B. Kravitz, D. Yu, G. Paul, R. Holman, B. Zinman
Diabetes Care 33:177–183, 2010 © 2010 by the American Diabetes Association
Shining a light: the role of vitamin D in diabetes mellitus
Joanna Mitri and Anastassios G. Pittas
Nature Reviews, Endocrinology Volume 6 September 2010, © 2010 Macmillan Publishers Limited.
Systematic Review: Vitamin D and Cardiometabolic Outcomes
Anastassios G. Pittas, MD, MS; Mei Chung, MPH; Thomas Trikalinos, MD; Joanna Mitri, MD; Michael Brendel, BA; Kamal Patel, MPH; Alice H. Lichtenstein, DSc; Joseph Lau, MD; and Ethan M. Balk, MD, MPH
Ann Intern Med. 2010;152:307-314. © 2010 American College of Physicians
Vitamin D and diabetes
Anastassios G. Pittas, Bess Dawson-Hughes
Journal of Steroid Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 121 (2010) 425–429, © 2010 Elsevier Ltd.
KEYWORDS: Vitamin D, Diabetes mellitus


Activation of the calcium receptor stimulates gastrin and gastric acid secretion in healthy participants
Ceglia L, Harris SS, Rasmussen HM and Dawson-Hughes B
Osteoporosis Int 2009 (20): 71-78 © International Osteoporosis Foundation and National Osteoporosis Foundation 2008
KEYWORDS: Calcimimetic, Calcium sensing receptor, Gastric acid, Gastrin
Association between serum osteocalcin and markers of metabolic phenotype
Pittas AG, Harris SS, Eliades M, Stark P and Dawson-Hughes B
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2009:94(3):827-832 © 2009 by The Endocrine Society
Genetic and environmental influences on factors associated with cardiovascular disease and the metabolic syndrome
Das SK, Saltzman E, Gilhooly CH, Delany JP, Golden JK, Pittas AG, Dallal GE, Bhapkar MV, Fuss PJ, Dutta C, McCrory MA, Roberts SB
Obesity 2009 Apr 23
Genetic and environmental influences on factors associated with cardiovascular disease and the metabolic syndrome
Elder SJ, Lichtenstein AH, Pittas AG, Roberts SB, Fuss PJ, Greenberg AS, McCrory MA, Bouchard TJ, Edward Saltzman E, and Neale MC
J Lipid Res 2009 Apr 16
KEYWORDS: twins, heritability, genetics, risk factors
Impact of supplementation with bicarbonate on lower-extremity muscle performance in older men and women
B. Dawson-Hughes, C. Castaneda-Sceppa, S. S. Harris, N. J. Palermo, G. Cloutier, L. Ceglia, G. E. Dallal
2009 August 13. © International Osteoporosis Foundation and National Osteoporosis Foundation 2009
KEYWORDS: Muscle endurance, Muscle power, Nitrogen excretion, Potassium bicarbonate
Inhaled insulin. What went wrong
Mitri J and Pittas AG
Nature Reviews Endocrinology 2009:5(1):24-5
Insulin sensitivity in African-American and white women: Association with inflammation
Hyatt TC, Phadke RP, Hunter GR, Bush NC, Munoz AJ, Gower BA
Obesity 17: 276-282, 2009
Metabolic and Hormonal Effects of Oral DHEA in Premenopausal Women with HIV Infection: A Randomized, Prospective, Placebo-controlled Pilot Study
L. Poretsky, L. Song, D.J. Brillon, S. Ferrando, J. Chiu, M. McElhiney, A. Ferenczi, C. Sison, I. Haller, J. Rabkin
Horm Metab Res 2009; 41: 244 – 249 © Georg Thieme Verlag KG
KEYWORDS: endocrine effects, DHEA, HIV infection, premenopausal women, insulin sensitivity
Plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D is associated with markers of the insulin resistance phenotype in nondiabetic adults
Liu E, Meigs JB, Pittas AG, McKeown NM, Economos CD, Booth SL, Jacques PF
J. Nutr 2009:139(2):329-34 © 2009 American Society for Nutrition
Potassium Bicarbonate Attenuates the Urinary Nitrogen Excretion That Accompanies an Increase in Dietary Protein and May Promote Calcium Absorption
Lisa Ceglia, Susan S. Harris, Steven A. Abrams, Helen M. Rasmussen, Gerard E. Dallal, and Bess Dawson-Hughes
J Clin Endocrinol Metab, February 2009, 94(2):645–653. © 2009 by The Endocrine Society
A Simple Single Serum Method to Measure Fractional Calcium Absorption using Dual Stable Isotopes
L. Ceglia, S. A. Abrams, S. S. Harris, H. M. Rasmussen, G. E. Dallal, B. Dawson-Hughes
DOI 10.1055/s-0029-1234088, Published online: 2009, Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes, © J. A. Barth Verlag
KEYWORDS: fractional calcium, absorption, stable isotopes, 44 Ca, 42 Ca
Using the Thrifty Food Plan to Assess the Cost of a Nutritious Diet
The Journal of Consumer Affairs, Vol. 43, No. 2, 2009, ISSN 0022-0078, Copyright 2009 by The American Council on Consumer Interests
Vitamin D and its role in skeletal muscle
Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 12:628–633. © 2009 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 1363-1950
KEYWORDS: physical performance, skeletal muscle, Vitamin D, Vitamin D receptor
Vitamin D in diabetes mellitus – a new field of knowledge poised for D-velopment
B. Alfonso, E. Liao, A. Busta, L. Poretsky
Diabetes Metab Res Rev 2009; 25: 417–419 2009 © John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
KEYWORDS: vitamin D; type 1 diabetes mellitus; type 2 diabetes mellitus; adult onset latent autoimmune diabetes (LADA)


Alkaline diets favor lean tissue mass in older adults
Bess Dawson-Hughes, Susan S Harris, and L. Ceglia
Am J Clin Nutr 2008;87:662–5. Printed in USA. © 2008 American Society for Nutrition
KEYWORDS: Urinary potassium, percentage lean body mass, humans
The association between glycemia and endothelial function in non-diabetic individuals: the importance of body weight
Voidonikola PT, Stamatelopoulos KS, Alevizaki M, Kollias G, Zakopoulos N, Lekakis J, Anastasiou E, MDa, Theodorakis M, Pittas AG and Papamichael CM
Obesity 2008: Dec 16(12):2658-62
Cardiovascular risk factors in adult patients with multisystem Langerhans-cell histiocytosis: evidence of glucose metabolism abnormalities
Alexandraki KI, Makras P, Protogerou AD, Dimitriou K, Stathopoulou A, Papadogias DS, Voidonikol P, Piaditis G, Pittas AG, Papamichael CM, Grossman AB and Kaltsas G
Q J Med 2008 Jan 101(1):31-40 © The Author 2008
Diabetes mellitus and risk of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma: A meta-analysis of observational studies
Mitri J, Castillo J, and Pittas AG
Diabetes Care 2008:31(12) 2391-7 © 2008 by the American Diabetes Association
Long-term effects of energy-restricted diets differing in glycemic load on metabolic adaptation and body composition
Das SK, Gilhooly CH, Golden JK, Pittas AG, Fuss PJ, Dallal GE, McCrory MA, Saltzman E and Roberts SB
The Open Nutr J 2008 (2) 76-85
KEYWORDS: Glycemic load, caloric restriction, body weight, metabolic rate
Possible prevention of hungry bone syndrome following parathyroidectomy by preoperative use of pamidronate
Yuriy Gurevich and Leonid Poretsky
Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (2008) 138, 403-404 © 2008 American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation
Rosiglitazone-Associated Fractures in Type 2 Diabetes
S. Kahn, B. Zinman, J. Lachin, S. Haffner, W. Herman, R. Holman, B. Kravitz, D. Yu, M. Heise, R. P. Aftring, G. Viberti
Diabetes Care 31:845–851, 2008 © 2008 by the American Diabetes Association
Vitamin D and skeletal muscle tissue and function
0098-2997/$. © 2008 Elsevier Ltd. doi:10.1016/j.mam.2008.07.002
KEYWORDS: Vitamin D, Skeletal muscle, Vitamin D receptor, Osteomalacic myopathy
Why WAIT Program: A Novel Model for Diabetes Weight Management in Routine Clinical Practice
Hamdy O, A Goebel-Fabbr Ai, Carver C, Arathuzik G, Shahar J, Capelson R, Beaton J, O’Donnell S, El Sayed N, Mitri J, Mentzelopoulos V, Abrahamson MJ
Obesity Management, 4(4): 176-183, 2008 © Mary Ann Liebert, Inc


Adverse Effects of Incretin Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes. Author Reply
Pittas AG, Amori R and Lau J
JAMA 2007:298(15):1760 © 2007 American Medical Association
Case Study
Ramon E. Martinez and Leonid Poretsky
Insulin Volume 2, Number 3:144-145 2007 Elsevier Inc.
Case Study Responses
Insulin Volume 2, Number 4:190-191 2007 Elsevier Inc.
Effect of Chromium Supplementation on Glucose Metabolism and Lipids: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials
Balk ME, Tatsioni A, Lichtenstein AH, Lau J and Pittas AG
Diabetes Care 2007:30(8):2154-2163 © 2007 by the American Diabetes Association
The Effects of Calcium and Vitamin D Supplementation on Blood Glucose and Markers of Inflammation in Non-diabetic Adults
Pittas AG, Harris S, Stark P and Dawson-Hughes B
Diabetes Care 2007:30(4):980-986 © 2007 by the American Diabetes Association
The Effects of Calcium and Vitamin D Supplementation on Blood Glucose and Markers of Inflammation in Non-diabetic Adults (Comments & Responses)
Pittas AG and Dawson-Hughes B
Diabetes Care 2007:30(7):e81; Author reply e82
Interactions among Peroxisome Proliferator Activated Receptor-y, Insulin Signaling Pathways, and Steroidogenic Acute Regulatory Protein in Human Ovarian Cells
Donna Seto-Young, Dimiter Avtanski, Marina Strizhevsky, Grishma Parikh, Parini Patel, Julia Kaplun,
Kevin Holcomb, Zev Rosenwaks, and Leonid Poretsky
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 92(6):2232–2239, © 2007 by The Endocrine Society
Long-term effects of 2 energy-resticted diets differing in glycemic load on dietary adherences, body composition, and metabolism in CALERIE, a 1-year randomized controlled trial
Das SK, Gilhooly CH, Golden JK, Pittas AG, Fuss JP, Cheatham RA, Tyler S, Tsay M, McCroy MA, Lichtenstein AH, Dallal GE, Dutta C, Bhapkar MV, DeLany JP, Saltzman E and Roberts SB
Am J Clin Nutr 2007:85:1023 © 2007 American Society for Nutrition
KEYWORDS: Glycemic load, caloric restriction, body weight, metabolism
Management of Glycemia in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus and CKD
American Journal of Kidney Diseases, Vol 50, No 5 (November), 2007: pp 865-879
KEYWORDS: Diabetes mellitus; chronic kidney disease
Pharmacotherapy for Obesity
Neff LM and Aronne LJ
Curr Atheroscler Rep 2007; 9:454-462. © by Current Medicine Group LLC
The Role of Vitamin D and Calcium in type 2 diabetes. A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Pittas AG, Lau J, Hu F and Dawson-Hughes B.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2007:92:2017-2029 © 2007 by The Endocrine Society
Temozolomide in the treatment of an invasive prolactinoma resistant to dopamine agonists
Neff LM, Weil M, Cole A, Hedges TR, Shucart W, Lawrence D, Zhu J, and Lechan RM
Pituitary 2007;10:81-86 © Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2007
KEYWORDS: Prolactinoma, Temozolomide, Dopamine agonist resistance


Dietary composition and weight loss: can we individualize dietary prescriptions according to insulin sensitivity or secretion status?
Pittas AG and Roberts SB
Nutr Rev October 2006:64(10): 435-448. © 2006 International Life Sciences Institute
KEYWORDS: dietary composition, insulin secretion, insulin sensitivity, weight loss
The effects of the dietary glycemic load on type 2 diabetes risk factors during weight loss
Pittas AG, Roberts SB, Das SK, Gilhooly CH, Golden J, Saltzman E, Stark PC and Greenberg AS
Obesity 2006: 14(12): 2200-2209. © 2006 NAASO
KEYWORDS: glycemic index, glucose tolerance, insulin sensitivity, insulin secretion, C-reactive protein
Meta-Analysis: Efficacy and Safety of Inhaled Insulin Therapy in Adults with Diabetes Mellitus
2006 November 7. Annals of Internal Medicine, Volume 145, Number 9
Hyperglycemia and Insulin Therapy in Critical Illness
Patel A and Pittas AG
CAMJ 2006:174(7): 917-8 © 2006 CMA Media Inc
Insulin therapy and in-hospital mortality in critically ill patients: Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Pittas AG, Siegel RD and Lau J
J Parenter Enteral Nutr 2006:30(2): 164-172 © 2006 by the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Vitamin D and Calcium Intake in Relation to type 2 Diabetes
Pittas AG, Dawson-Hughes B, Li T, Willett WC, Van Dam RV, Manson JE and Hu FB
Diabetes Care 2006:29(3): 650-6 © 2006 by the American Diabetes Association


The impact of admission hyperglycemia on hospital mortality in various intensive care unit populations
Whitcomb, BW, Pradhan EK, Pittas AG, Roghmann MC and Perencevich EN
Crit Care Med 2005:33: 2772-2777 © Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
KEYWORDS: hyperglycemia; diabetes mellitus; intensive care unit; mortality; effect modification
Interstitial Glucose Level is a Significant Predictor of Energy Intake in Free-Living Women with Healthy Body Weight
Pittas AG, Hariharan R, Stark PC, Hajduk CL, Greenberg AS, Roberts SB
J Nutr 2005 May; 135(5):1070-4 © 2005 American Society for Nutritional Sciences
KEYWORDS: glucose, energy, hunger, satiety, free-living
Leukopenia and thrombocytopenia caused by thiazolidinediones
Digman C, Klein A and Pittas AG
Ann Intern Med 2005:143(6): 465 © 2005 American College of Physicians
A low glycemic load diet facilitates greater weight loss in overweight adults with high insulin secretion but not in overweight adults with low insulin secretion in the CALERIE trial.
Pittas AG, Das SK, Hajduk CL, Golden J, Saltzman E, Stark PC, Greenberg AS and Roberts SB
Diabetes Care 2005:28(12): 2939-41 © 2005 by the American Diabetes Association


FDA / AHRQ Evidence-Based Report
Balk E, Tatsioni A, Chung M, Pittas AG, Lichtenstein A and Lau J
Health claims of Chromium Picolinate on Insulin Resistance and Cardiovascular Disease. September 21, 2004
HOT TOPIC: Adipocytokines and insulin resistance
Pittas AG, Joseph N and Greenberg AS
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2004:89(2): 447-452 © 2004 by The Endocrine Society
Insulin therapy for critically ill hospitalized patients. A metaanalysis of randomized controlled trials
Pittas AG, Siegel RD and Lau J
Arch Intern Med 2004:164: 2005-11 © 2004 American Medical Association


Current directions in hemochromatosis research: towards an understanding of the role of iron overload and the HFE gene mutations in the development of clinical disease (brief critical review)
Nutr Rev 2003;61:38-42. © 2003 International Life Sciences Institute
KEYWORDS: HFE, iron overload, hemochromatosis, gene mutations
Might the diabetic environment in utero lead to type 2 diabetes?
Ordovas J, Pittas AG and Greenberg AS
Lancet 2003:361(9372): 1839-40


Bone Metastases from thyroid carcinoma: clinical characteristics and prognostic variables in one hundred forty-six patients
Pittas AG, Adler M, Fazzari M, Tickoo S, Rosai SM, Larson SM and Robbins RJ
Thyroid 2000:10 (3): 261-268
Bone metastases from thyroid carcinoma : a histopathologic study with clinical correlates
Tickoo SK, Pittas AG, Adler M, Fazzari M, Larson SM and Robbins RJ
Arch Pathol Lab Med 2000: 124 (10): 1440-7


Effects of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs on proliferation and on induction of apoptosis in colon cancer cells by a prostaglandin-independent pathway
Hanif R, Pittas AG, Feng Y, Koutsos MI, Qiao L, Staino-Coico L, Shiff SI and Rigas B
Biochem Pharmacol 1996; 52 (2): 237-45 © 1996 Elsevier Science Inc
KEYWORDS: prostaglandins, NSAIDs, colon cancer, cell proliferation, apoptosis, cell cycle
Evidence for a membrane defect in Alzheimer’s disease brain
Nitsch RM, Blusztajn JK, Pittas AG, Slack BE, Growdon JH, and Wurtman RJ.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 1992: 89 (5): 1671-5