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Leanne Redman, MS, PhD

LPFA Endowed Fellowship
Associate Professor

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1999 Bachelor of Human Movement Science, Southern Cross University. Lismore, Australia
Major: Exercise Science

2000 Bachelor of Human Movement Science with Honours , Southern Cross University. Lismore, Australia

2004 Doctor of Philosophy, University of Adelaide. Adelaide, Australia.

2011 Master of Science - Clinical Research, Tulane University. New Orleans, LA.


To investigate the impact of the obesogenic environment on health issues in women

Polycystic ovary syndrome
Gestational Diabetes

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1. Redman LM, Scroop GC, Norman RJ. Impact of menstrual cycle phase on exercise status of young, sedentary women. Euro J Appl Physiol 90: 505-13 (2003).

2. Redman LM, Weatherby, RP. Measuring performance during the menstrual cycle: A model using oral contraceptives. Med Sci Sport Exer 36: 130-36 (2004).

3. Jensen M, Farrand K, Redman L, Varcoe T, Coleman L. Helping graduate teaching assistants lead discussions with undergraduate students: A few simple teaching strategies. J Coll Sci Teach July/Aug: 24-28 (2005).

4. Redman LM, Scroop GC, Westlander G. Norman, RJ. Effect of circulating progestin on exercise status of young, sedentary women. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90: 3830-37 (2005).

5. Loucks AB & Redman LM. Stress and the menstrual cycle. Trends Endocrinol Metab 15: 466-471 (2004).

6. Redman LM & Loucks AB. Menstrual disturbances in Athletes. Sports Medicine. 35: 747-55 (2005).

7. Redman LM. Exercise and its effects on Reproduction. Journal of Reproductive Biomedicine Online 12: 579-86 (2006).

8. Larson-Meyer DE, Heilbronn LK, Redman LM, Newcomer BR, Frisard MI, Anton S, Smith SR, Alfonso A, Ravussin E, and The Pennington CALERIE Group. Impact of 6-months dietary restriction with or without exercise on insulin sensitivity, ß-cell function, fat cell size and ectopic lipid in overweight subjects. Diabetes Care 29: 1337-44 (2006).

9. de Jonge L, DeLany JP, Nguyen T, Howard J, Hadley EC, Redman LM, Ravussin E. Assessment of Adherence to Caloric Restriction using Doubly Labeled Water and Changes in Body Composition. Am J Clin Nutr. 85: 73-79 (2007).

10. Redman LM, de Jonge L, Fang X, Gamlin B, Recker D, Greenway FL, Smith SR and Ravussin E. Effects of a novel ß3-adrenoceptor agonist, TAK-677 on energy metabolism in obese individuals: A double-blind, placebo-controlled randomized study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 92: 527-31 (2007).

11. Williamson DA, Martin CK, York-Crowe E, Anton SD, Redman LM, Han H, and Ravussin E for the Pennington CALERIE Team. Measurement of Dietary Restraint: Validity Tests of Four Questionnaires. Appetite 48(2):183-92 (2007).

12. Redman LM and Ravussin E. Could Calorie Restriction increase Longevity in Humans? Aging Health 3(1): 1-4 (2007).

13. Redman LM, Heilbronn LK, Martin CK, Alfonso A, Smith SR, Ravussin E for the Pennington CALERIE team. Effect of calorie restriction with or without exercise on body composition and fat distribution. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 92: 865-72 (2007).

14. Martin CK, Anton SD, Han H, York-Crowe E, Redman LM, Ravussin E, and Williamson DA for the Pennington CALERIE Team. Examination of cognitive function during six-months of calorie restriction: Results of a randomized controlled trial. Rejuvenation Res. 10(2): 179-90 (2007).

15. Martin CK, Anton SD, York-Crowe E, Heilbronn LK, VanSkiver C, Redman LM, Greenway FL, Ravussin E, & Williamson DA for the Pennington CALERIE Team. Empirical evaluation of the ability to learn a calorie counting system and estimate portion size and food intake. Br J Nutr 98(2):439-44 (2007).

16. Redman LM, Teran-Garcia M & Ravussin E. Preventing the metabolic syndrome: diet, exercise, both or more? Review of Endocrinology Jul/Aug: 23-25 (2007).

17. Johanssen D, Redman LM, Ravussin E. Role of Physical Activity in Maintaining the Reduced Weight State. Current Atherosclerosis Reports. 9:463-71 (2007).

18. Martin CK, Heilbronn LK, de Jonge L, DeLany JP, Volaufova J, Anton SD, Redman LM, Smith SR, Williamson DA, Ravussin E. Effect of calorie restriction on resting metabolic rate and spontaneous physical activity. Obesity. 15(12):2964-73 (2007).

19. Williamson DA, Martin CK, Anton SD, York-Crowe E, Han H, Redman LM, and Ravussin E for the Pennington CALERIE Team. Is Caloric Restriction Associated with Development of Eating Disorder Symptoms?: Results from the CALERIE trial. Health Psychology 27(1): s32-42 (2008).

20. Anton SD, Martin CK, Heilbronn LK, York-Crowe E, Han H, Redman LM, Ravussin E, & Williamson DA. Psychosocial and Behavioral Pre-Treatment Predictors of Weight Loss Outcomes in a Calorie Restriction Trial. Eating and Weight Disorders 13(1): 30-37 (2008).

21. Redman LM, Heilbronn LK, Fang X, Anton SD, Smith SR and Ravussin E. Effect of calorie restriction on bone health in overweight individuals. Arch Int Med 168 (17):1859-1866 (2008).

22. Redman LM, Martin CK, Williamson DA and Ravussin E. Effect of caloric restriction in non-obese humans on physiological, psychological and behavioral outcomes. Physiol and Behav 94(5):643-648 (2008).

23. Redman LM and Ravussin E. Endocrine alterations in response to calorie restrictions in humans. Mol Clin Endocrinol 299(1):126-136 (2009).

24. Leferve M, Heilbronn LK, Smith J, Martin C, Redman LM, Rood J, Greenway F, Williamson D, Smith SR, Ravussin E, for the Pennington CALERIE team. Caloric Restriction Alone and with Exercise Improves CVD Risk in Healthy Non-obese Individuals. Atherosclerosis 203(1): 206-13 (2009).

25. Redman LM, Heilbronn LK, Martin CK, Williamson DA, DeLany J and Ravussin E. Effect of 6 months of calorie restriction in non-obese humans on physical activity and free-living energy expenditure. PLoS ONE 4(2):e4377 (2009).

26. Ravussin E, Redman LM. Adiposity and Comorbidities: Favorable Impact of Caloric Restriction. Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program. 63:135-150 (2009).

27. Pasarica M, Sereda OR, Redman LM, Albarado DC, Hymel DT, Roan, LE, Rood JC, Burk DH, Smith SR. Reduced adipose tissue oxygenation in human obesity evidence for rarefaction, macrophage chemotaxis and inflammation without an angiogenic response. Diabetes 58(3):718-25 (2009).

28. Moro C, Pasarica M, Elkind-Hirsch K and Redman LM. Aerobic exercise training improves atrial natriuretic peptide and catecholamine-mediated lipolysis in obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome. J Clin Endo Metab Jul 94(7):2579-86 (2009).

29. Larson-Meyer DE, Redman LM, Heilbronn LK, Martin CK, Ravussin E. Caloric restriction with or without exercise: The fitness vs. fatness debate. Med Sci Sport Ex Jan 42(1): 152-9 (2010).

30. Redman LM, Veldhuis JD, Rood J, Smith SR, Williamson D and Ravussin E. The effect of caloric restriction interventions on growth hormone secretion in non-obese men and women reverse age-induced decreases in growth hormone secretion. Aging Cell 9, 32-39 (2010).

31. Pasarica M, Ravussin E, Schwarz J, Smith SR and Redman LM. Reduced oxygenation in human adipose tissue is associated with impaired insulin suppression of lipolysis. J Clin Endo Metab 95(8):4052-5 (2010).

32. Redman LM and Ravussin E. Caloric restriction in humans: impact on physiological, psychological and behavioral outcomes. Antioxidant and Redox Research Jan 15; 14(2):275-87 (2011).

33. Redman LM and Ravussin E. Calorie Restriction vs. Exercise: respective impacts on obesity and co-morbidities. Int J Metab March 23 (2010).

34. Redman LM and Ravussin E. Lorcaserin for the treatment of obesity. Drugs Today 46(12): 901-10 (2010).

35. Thomas DM, Schoeller DA, Redman LM, Martin CK, Levine JA and Heymsfield SB. A computational model to determine energy intake during weight loss. Am J Clin Nutr Dec; 92(6):1326-31 (2010).

36. Redman LM, Huffman KM, Landerman LR, Pieper CF, Bain JR, Muehlbauer MJ, Stevens RD, Wenner BR, Kraus VB, Newgard CB, Kraus WE and Ravussin E. Effect of caloric restriction with and without exercise on metabolic intermediates in non-obese men and women. J Clin Endo Metab, 96(2): E312-21 (2011).

37. Rochon, J., Bales, C.W., Ravussin, E., Redman, L.M., Holloszy, J.O., Racette, S.B., Roberts, S.B., Das, S.K., Romashkan, S., Galan, K., Hadley, E.C., and Kraus, W.E. Design and Conduct of the CALERIE Study: Comprehensive Assessment of the Long-term Effects of Reducing Intake of Energy. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci .Jan; 66(1):97-108. 2011.

38. Martin CK, Redman LM, Zhang J, Sanchez, Anderson C, Smith SR and Ravussin E. Lorcaserin, a 5-HT2C receptor agonist, reduces body weight by decreasing energy intake without influencing energy expenditure. J Clin Endo Metab, 96(3):837-45 (2011).

39. Thomas DM, Martin CK, Heymsfield S, Redman LM, Schoeller DA, Levine JA. A model of weight change to determine dietary adherence. Journal of Biological Dynamics, iFirst 1-22, (2010).

40. Redman LM, Elkind-Hirsch K, Ravussin E. Aerobic exercise in women with polycystic ovary syndrome improves ovarian morphology independent of changes in body composition. Fertility & Sterility, 95(8): 2696-9 (2011).

41. Redman LM, Moro C, Caruso MK, Yu Y, Guillot T, Greenway F. Association of Beta-2 Adrenergic Agonist and Corticosteroid Injection in the Treatment of Lipomas. Diabetes Obes Metab, 13(6):517-522 (2011).

42. Pieper C, Redman LM, Martin CK, Bapkar M, Roberts SB, Racette S, Rochon R, Kraus WE, Das W, Williamson D, Hadley EC and Ravussin E, for the CALERIE Study Group. Development of adherence metrics for caloric restriction interventions. J Clinical Trials 8(2): 155-64 (2011).

43. LeCoulte V, Ravussin E, Redman LM. The fall in leptin concentration is the major determinant of the metabolic adaptation induced by caloric restriction independently of the changes in leptin circadian rhythms. J. Clin Endo Metab 96(9):E1512-1516 (2011).

44. Baracos V, Caserotti P, Earthman CP, Fields D, Gallagher D, Hall KD, Heymsfield SB, Muller MJ, Napolitano A, Pichard C, Redman LM, Shephard JA, Thomas D. 2011 ASPEN Research Workshop Advances in the Science and Application of Body Composition Measurement. J Parat Enter Nutr 36(1): 96-107 (2012).

45. Thomas DM, Navarro-Barrientos JE, Rivera, DE, Heymsfield S, Bredlau C, Redman LM, Martin CK, Lederman SA, Collins L, Butte NF. Dynamic energy balance model predicting gestational weight gain. Am J Clin Nutr 95(1): 115-122 (2012).

46. Heymsfield SB, Thomas D, Martin CK, Redman LM, Strauss B, Bosy-Westphal A, Muller MJ, Shen W, Ngyuen AM. Energy content of weight loss: kinetic features during voluntary caloric restriction. Metabolism, 61 (7): 937-43 (2012).

47. Racette SB, Das SK, Bhapkar M, Hadley EC, Roberts SB, Ravussin E, Pieper C, DeLany JP, Kraus WE, Rochon J, Redman LM, for the CALERIE Study Group. Approaches for quantifying energy intake and % calorie restriction during calorie restriction interventions in humans: the multicenter CALERIE study. Am J Physiol Endo Metab. 302(4): E441-8 (2012)

48. Huffman KM, Redman LM, Landerman LR, Pieper CF, Bain JR, Kraus VB, Newgard CB, Ravussin E and Kraus WE. Caloric Restriction Alters the Metabolic Response to a Mixed-Meal: Results from a Randomized, Controlled Trial. PLoS ONE 7(4): e28190 (2012).

49. Bray GA, de Jonge L, Xie H, Rood J, Martin CK, Redman LM, Most M, Brock C, Mancuso S, Smith SR. Effect of dietary protein on nutrient partitioning and thermogenesis during overfeeding. JAMA 307(1): 47-55 (2012).

50. Tam CS, Covington JD, Ravussin E and Redman LM for the Pennington CALERIE Team. Little evidence of systemic and adipose tissue inflammation in overweight individuals. Front Genet, 3:58 (2012).

51. Tam CS, Xie, W, Johnson WD, Cefalu WT, Redman LM, Ravussin E. Defining insulin resistance from hyperglycemic-euglycemic clamps. Diabetes Care, 35(7): 1605-10 (2012).

52. Thomas DM, Bouchard C, Church T, Slentz C, Kraus WE, Redman L, Martin C, Silva AM, Vossen M, Westerterp K, Heymsfield SB. Why do individuals not lose more weight from an exercise intervention at a defined dose? An energy balance analysis. Obes Rev, 13(10): 835-47. (2012).

53. Stewart TM, Bhapkar M, Das S, Galan K, Martin CK, McAdams L, Pieper C, Redman L, Roberts S, Stein RI, Rochon J, & Williamson DA, for the CALERIE Study Group. Comprehensive Assessment of Long-Term Effects of Reducing Intake of Energy Phase 2 (CALERIE Phase 2) Screening and Recruitment: Methods and Results. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 34(1): 1—20 (2013).

54. Johansson J, Redman L, Veldhuis PP, Sazonova A, Labrie F, Holm G, Johannsson G, Stener-Victorin E. Acupuncture for ovulation induction in polycystic ovary syndrome: A randomized controlled trial. Am J Clin Endo Metab, 1;304(9): E934-943 (2013).

55. Tam CS and Redman LM. Adipose tissue inflammation and metabolic dysfunction: a clinical perspective. Hormone Molecular Biology and Clinical Investigation (2013) IN PRESS.

56. Gilmore LA, Duhé AF, Frost EA, Redman LM. The technology boom: a new era in obesity management. Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology (2013) IN PRESS.

57. Tam CS, Frost EA, Xie W, Rood J, Ravussin E, Redman LM for the Pennington CALERIE Team No Effect of Caloric Restriction on Salivary Cortisol Levels in Overweight Men and Women. Metabolism (2013) IN PRESS

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