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Scientific Publications

The UTMB OAIC Pepper Center Investigators have authored hundreds of scientific articles:


2004 Pepper Center Publications
  1. Al Snih S, Markides KS, Ottenbacher KJ, Raji MA. Hand grip strength and incident ADL disability in elderly Mexican Americans over a seven-year period. Aging Clin Exp Res. Dec 2004;16(6):481-486, PMID: 15739601.
  2. Borsheim E, Cree MG, Tipton KD, Elliott TA, Aarsland A, Wolfe RR. Effect of carbohydrate intake on net muscle protein synthesis during recovery from resistance exercise. J Appl Physiol. Feb 2004;96(2):674-678, PMID: 14594866.
  3. Boylston WH, Gerstner A, DeFord JH, Madsen M, Flurkey K, Harrison DE, Papaconstantinou J. Altered cholesterologenic and lipogenic transcriptional profile in livers of aging Snell dwarf (Pit1dw/dwJ) mice. Aging Cell. Oct 2004;3(5):283-296, PMID: 15379852.
  4. Choksi KB, Boylston WH, Rabek JP, Widger WR, Papaconstantinou J. Oxidatively damaged proteins of heart mitochondrial electron transport complexes. Biochim Biophys Acta. Mar 2 2004;1688(2):95-101, PMID: 14990339.
  5. Cree MG, Newcomer BR, Katsanos CS, Sheffield-Moore M, Chinkes D, Aarsland A, Urban R, Wolfe RR. Intramuscular and liver triglycerides are increased in the elderly. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. Aug 2004;89(8):3864-3871, PMID: 15292319.
  6. Eschbach K, Ostir GV, Patel KV, Markides KS, Goodwin JS. Neighborhood context and mortality among older Mexican Americans: is there a barrio advantage? Am J Public Health. Oct 2004;94(10):1807-1812, PMID: 15451754, PMCID: PMC1448538.
  7. Fisher MN, Snih SA, Ostir GV, Goodwin JS. Positive affect and disability among older Mexican Americans with arthritis. Arthritis Rheum. Feb 15 2004;51(1):34-39, PMID: 14872453.
  8. Garg N, Gerstner A, Bhatia V, DeFord J, Papaconstantinou J. Gene expression analysis in mitochondria from chagasic mice: alterations in specific metabolic pathways. Biochem J. Aug 1 2004;381(Pt 3):743-752, PMID: 15101819, PMCID: PMC1133884.
  9. Goodwin JS, Zhang DD, Ostir GV. Effect of depression on diagnosis, treatment, and survival of older women with breast cancer. J Am Geriatr Soc. Jan 2004;52(1):106-111, PMID: 14687323, PMCID: PMC1853251.
  10. Heyn P, Abreu BC, Ottenbacher KJ. The effects of exercise training on elderly persons with cognitive impairment and dementia: a meta-analysis. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. Oct 2004;85(10):1694-1704, PMID: 15468033.
  11. Hsieh CC, Papaconstantinou J. Akt/PKB and p38 MAPK signaling, translational initiation and longevity in Snell dwarf mouse livers. Mech Ageing Dev. Oct-Nov 2004;125(10-11):785-798, PMID: 15541773, PMCID.
  12. Kuo YF, Raji MA, Peek MK, Goodwin JS. Health-related social disengagement in elderly diabetic patients: association with subsequent disability and survival. Diabetes Care. Jul 2004;27(7):1630-1637, PMID: 15220239.
  13. Madsen MA, Hsieh CC, Boylston WH, Flurkey K, Harrison D, Papaconstantinou J. Altered oxidative stress response of the long-lived Snell dwarf mouse. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. Jun 11 2004;318(4):998-1005, PMID: 15147972.
  14. Ostir GV, Ottenbacher KJ, Markides KS. Onset of frailty in older adults and the protective role of positive affect. Psychol Aging. Sep 2004;19(3):402-408, PMID: 15382991.
  15. Ottenbacher KJ, Linn RT, Smith PM, Illig SB, Mancuso M, Granger CV. Comparison of logistic regression and neural network analysis applied to predicting living setting after hip fracture. Ann Epidemiol. Sep 2004;14(8):551-559, PMID: 15350954.
  16. Ottenbacher KJ, Ostir GV, Peek MK, Markides KS. Diabetes mellitus as a risk factor for stroke incidence and mortality in Mexican American older adults. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. Jun 2004;59(6):M640-645, PMID: 15215285.
  17. Ottenbacher KJ, Smith PM, Illig SB, Linn RT, Ostir GV, Granger CV. Trends in length of stay, living setting, functional outcome, and mortality following medical rehabilitation. JAMA. Oct 13 2004;292(14):1687-1695, PMID: 15479933.
  18. Paddon-Jones D, Sheffield-Moore M, Zhang XJ, Volpi E, Wolf SE, Aarsland A, Ferrando AA, Wolfe RR. Amino acid ingestion improves muscle protein synthesis in the young and elderly. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. Mar 2004;286(3):E321-328, PMID: 14583440.
  19. Papaconstantinou J. L.S. stone: lens regeneration--contributions to the establishment of an in vivo model of transdifferentiation. J Exp Zool A Comp Exp Biol. Oct 1 2004;301(10):787-792, PMID: 15449344.
  20. Papaconstantinou J. Mechanisms of stress response signaling and recovery in teh liver of young versus aged mice: The p38 MAPK and SOCS families of regulatory proteins. Handbook of Cell Signaling. Vol 3. San Diego, CA: Elsevier Science; 2004:515-529.
  21. Peek MK, Ray L, Patel K, Stoebner-May D, Ottenbacher KJ. Reliability and validity of the SF-36 among older Mexican Americans. Gerontologist. Jun 2004;44(3):418-425, PMID: 15197296.
  22. Reyes-Ortiz CA, Al Snih S, Loera J, Ray LA, Markides K. Risk factors for falling in older Mexican Americans. Ethn Dis. Summer 2004;14(3):417-422, PMID: 15328944.
  23. Sheffield-Moore M, Urban RJ. An overview of the endocrinology of skeletal muscle. Trends Endocrinol Metab. Apr 2004;15(3):110-115, PMID: 15046739.
  24. Sheffield-Moore M, Yeckel CW, Volpi E, Wolf SE, Morio B, Chinkes DL, Paddon-Jones D, Wolfe RR. Postexercise protein metabolism in older and younger men following moderate-intensity aerobic exercise. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. Sep 2004;287(3):E513-522, PMID: 15149953.
  25. Vyatkina G, Bhatia V, Gerstner A, Papaconstantinou J, Garg N. Impaired mitochondrial respiratory chain and bioenergetics during chagasic cardiomyopathy development. Biochim Biophys Acta. Jun 28 2004;1689(2):162-173, PMID: 15196597.


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