February 2023 Publications

February 28, 2023

For more information, contact Ernie Ballard, ernie.ballard@pbrc.edu, 225-263-2677

BATON ROUGE – The following are recent publications by the researchers at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center. 

Feb 1

Novel index to predict mortality and inform malnutrition?
Mey JT.    
Lancet Healthy Longevity
Parental prepregnancy obesity and offspring overweight before two years of age among Chinese women with gestational diabetes
Gao M, Wang H, Li W, Shao P, Li N, Liu J, Wang P, Zhang S, Li J, Yu Z, Hu G, Leng J, Yang X.
Primary Care Diabetes
Associations Between Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior, and Depressive Symptomatology in Adolescents: A Prospective Observational Cohort Study
Kracht CL, Pochana SS, Staiano AE. 
Journal of Physical Activity & Health
Executive Summary: Clinical Practice Guideline for the Evaluation and Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Obesity  
Hampl SE, Hassink SG, Skinner AC, Armstrong SC, Barlow SE, Bolling CF, Avila Edwards KC, Eneli I, Hamre R, Joseph MM, Lunsford D, Mendonca E, Michalsky MP, Mirza N, Ochoa ER, Sharifi M, Staiano AE, Weedn AE, Flinn SK, Lindros J, Okechukwu K.   
Appraisal of Clinical Care Practices for Child Obesity Treatment. Part I: Interventions
Skinner AC, Staiano AE, Armstrong SC, Barkin SL, Hassink SG, Moore JE, Savage JS, Vilme H, Weedn AE, Liebhart J, Lindros J, Reilly EM. 
Modulation of nigral dopamine signaling mitigates parkinsonian signs of aging: evidence from intervention with calorie restriction or inhibition of dopamine uptake.
Salvatore MF, Kasanga EA, Kelley DP, Venable KE, McInnis TR, Cantu MA, Terrebonne J, Lanza K, Meadows SM, Centner A, Bishop C, Ingram DK. 

Feb 7

Plasma proteomic risk markers of incident type 2 diabetes reflect physiologically distinct components of glucose-insulin homeostasis
Cronjé HT, Mi MY, Austin TR, Biggs ML, Siscovick DS, Lemaitre RN, Psaty BM, Tracy RP, Djoussé L, Kizer JR, Ix JH, Rao P, Robbins JM, Barber JL, Sarzynski MA, Clish CB, Bouchard C, Mukamal KJ, Gerszten RE, Jensen MK.        

Feb 8      

Weight Regain After Bariatric Surgery: Scope of the Problem, Causes, Prevention, and Treatment
Noria SF, Shelby RD, Atkins KD, Nguyen NT, Gadde KM.        
Current Diabetes Reports

Feb 11

Electronic cigarette use by and perceptions of middle and high school students in the United States
Pane J, Murray J, Nugent R, Yang S, Nugent K.
Journal of Investigative Medicine

Feb 3

COVID-19 Vaccination Attitude and Behavior among Nurses at a West Texas Regional Hospital.
Peterson CJ, Abohelwa M, Rimu A, Payne D, Yang S, Williams T, Rowin EN, Nugent K.
Vaccines (Basel).
The Effect of Watermelon Juice Supplementation on Heart Rate Variability and Metabolic Response during an Oral Glucose Challenge: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Crossover Trial.
Matthews R, Early KS, Vincellette CM, Losso J, Spielmann G, Irving BA, Allerton TD.

Feb 9

The Role of Nutrition in Mitigating the Effects of COVID-19 from Infection through PASC.
Mey JT, Kirwan JP, Axelrod CL.
Secular Trends in Physical Fitness of Peruvian Children Living at High-Altitude.
Santos C, Pereira S, Vasconcelos O, Tani G, Hedeker D, Katzmarzyk PT, Maia J, Bustamante A.
Int J Environ Res Public Health.
Smartphone prediction of skeletal muscle mass: model development and validation in adults.
McCarthy C, Tinsley GM, Yang S, Irving BA, Wong MC, Bennett JP, Shepherd JA, Heymsfield SB.
Am J Clin Nutr. 

Feb 20

Exploring barriers to SARS-CoV-2 testing uptake in underserved black communities in Louisiana.
Katzmarzyk PT, Myers CA, Nelson MR, Denstel KD, Mire EF, Newton RL Jr, Broyles ST, Kirwan JP.
Am J Hum Biol.
Detrimental Changes in Health during Menopause: The Role of Physical Activity.
Hulteen RM, Marlatt KL, Allerton TD, Lovre D.
Int J Sports Med.
Body shape perception in men and women without obesity during caloric restriction: a secondary analysis from the CALERIE study.
Jacobson MM, Gardner AM, Handley CE, Smith MW, Christensen WF, Hancock CR, Joseph PV, Larson MJ, Martin CK, LeCheminant JD.
Eat Weight Disord. 
Prediction of whole body composition utilizing cross-sectional abdominal imaging in pediatrics.
Deyell RJ, Desai S, Gallivan A, Lim A, Sawyer MB, Heymsfield SB, Shen W, Baracos VE.
Eur J Clin Nutr.


Feb 21

Recent insights into the molecular mechanisms of simultaneous fatty acid oxidation and synthesis in brown adipocytes.
Chang, JS
Front Endocrinol (Lausanne)

Recent insights into the molecular mechanisms of simultaneous fatty acid oxidation and synthesis in brown adipocytes.
Chang JS.
Front Endocrinol (Lausanne)

Feb 24

Effect of exercise training on insulin-stimulated glucose disposal: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
Rebello CJ, Zhang D, Kirwan JP, Lowe AC, Emerson CJ, Kracht CL, Steib LC, Greenway FL, Johnson WD, Brown JC.
Int J Obes (Lond). 

Exercise in the Prevention and Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes.
Kirwan JP, Heintz EC, Rebello CJ, Axelrod CL.
Compr Physiol.
Asprosin promotes feeding through SK channel-dependent activation of AgRP neurons.
Feng B, Liu H, Mishra I, Duerrschmid C, Gao P, Xu P, Wang C, He Y.
Sci Adv. 

Sarcopenic obesity research perspectives outlined by the sarcopenic obesity global leadership initiative (SOGLI) - Proceedings from the SOGLI consortium meeting in rome November 2022.
Frara S, Genton L, Gepner Y, Gonzalez MC, Heymsfield SB, Kiesswetter E, Laviano A, Prado CM, Santini F, Serlie MJ, Siervo M, Villareal DT, Volkert D, Voortman T, Weijs PJ, Zamboni M, Bischoff SC, Busetto L, Cederholm T, Barazzoni R, Donini LM
Clin Nutr


Feb 27

Sibling Resemblance in Physical Activity Levels: The Peruvian Sibling Study on Growth and Health.
Santos C, Maia J, Pereira S, Vasconcelos O, Garganta R, Lightfoot JT, Tani G, Hedeker D, Katzmarzyk PT, Bustamante A.
Front Endocrinol

Sibling Resemblance in Physical Activity Levels: The Peruvian Sibling Study on Growth and Health.
Santos C, Maia J, Pereira S, Vasconcelos O, Garganta R, Lightfoot JT, Tani G, Hedeker D, Katzmarzyk PT, Bustamante A.
Int J Environ Res Public Health


Feb 28

Tcf21 marks visceral adipose mesenchymal progenitors and functions as a rate-limiting factor during visceral adipose tissue development.
Liu Q, Li C, Deng B, Gao P, Wang L, Li Y, Shiri M, Alkaifi F, Zhao J, Stephens JM, Simintiras CA, Francis J, Sun J, Fu X.
Cell Rep.

About the Pennington Biomedical Research Center

The Pennington Biomedical Research Center is at the forefront of medical discovery as it relates to understanding the triggers of obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer and dementia. The Center architected the national “Obecity, USA” awareness and advocacy campaign to help solve the obesity epidemic by 2040. The Center conducts basic, clinical, and population research, and is affiliated with LSU.

The research enterprise at Pennington Biomedical includes over 480 employees within a network of 40 clinics and research laboratories, and 13 highly specialized core service facilities. Its scientists and physician/scientists are supported by research trainees, lab technicians, nurses, dietitians, and other support personnel. Pennington Biomedical a state-of-the-art research facility on a 222-acre campus in Baton Rouge.

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