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Scientific Publications

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


2008 Pepper Center Publications
  1. Berges IM, Kuo YF, Ostir GV, Granger CV, Graham JE, Ottenbacher KJ. Gender and ethnic differences in rehabilitation outcomes after hip-replacement surgery. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. Jul 2008;87(7):567-572, PMID: 18574348, PMCID: PMC2614365.
  2. Borsheim E, Bui QU, Tissier S, Kobayashi H, Ferrando AA, Wolfe RR. Effect of amino acid supplementation on muscle mass, strength and physical function in elderly. Clin Nutr. Apr 2008;27(2):189-195, PMID: 18294740, PMCID: PMC2430042.
  3. Choksi KB, Nuss JE, Deford JH, Papaconstantinou J. Age-related alterations in oxidatively damaged proteins of mouse skeletal muscle mitochondrial electron transport chain complexes. Free Radic Biol Med. Sep 15 2008;45(6):826-838, PMID: 18598756, PMCID: PMC2873767.
  4. Choksi KB, Papaconstantinou J. Age-related alterations in oxidatively damaged proteins of mouse heart mitochondrial electron transport chain complexes. Free Radic Biol Med. May 15 2008;44(10):1795-1805, PMID: 18331850, PMCID: PMC2423468.
  5. Dreyer HC, Drummond MJ, Glynn EL, Fujita S, Chinkes DL, Volpi E, Rasmussen BB. Resistance exercise increases human skeletal muscle AS160/TBC1D4 phosphorylation in association with enhanced leg glucose uptake during postexercise recovery. J Appl Physiol. Dec 2008;105(6):1967-1974, PMID: 18845784, PMCID: PMC2612462.
  6. Dreyer HC, Drummond MJ, Pennings B, Fujita S, Glynn EL, Chinkes DL, Dhanani S, Volpi E, Rasmussen BB. Leucine-enriched essential amino acid and carbohydrate ingestion following resistance exercise enhances mTOR signaling and protein synthesis in human muscle. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. Feb 2008;294(2):E392-400, PMID: 18056791, PMCID: PMC2706121.
  7. Dreyer HC, Glynn EL, Lujan HL, Fry CS, DiCarlo SE, Rasmussen BB. Chronic paraplegia-induced muscle atrophy downregulates the mTOR/S6K1 signaling pathway. J Appl Physiol. Jan 2008;104(1):27-33, PMID: 17885021, PMCID: PMC2715299.
  8. Drummond MJ, Bell JA, Fujita S, Dreyer HC, Glynn EL, Volpi E, Rasmussen BB. Amino acids are necessary for the insulin-induced activation of mTOR/S6K1 signaling and protein synthesis in healthy and insulin resistant human skeletal muscle. Clin Nutr. Jun 2008;27(3):447-456, PMID: 18342407, PMCID: PMC2484120.
  9. Drummond MJ, Dreyer HC, Pennings B, Fry CS, Dhanani S, Dillon EL, Sheffield-Moore M, Volpi E, Rasmussen BB. Skeletal muscle protein anabolic response to resistance exercise and essential amino acids is delayed with aging. J Appl Physiol. May 2008;104(5):1452-1461, PMID: 18323467, PMCID: PMC2715298.
  10. Drummond MJ, Fujita S, Abe T, Dreyer HC, Volpi E, Rasmussen BB. Human muscle gene expression following resistance exercise and blood flow restriction. Med Sci Sports Exerc. Apr 2008;40(4):691-698, PMID: 18317375.
  11. Drummond MJ, Glynn EL, Lujan HL, Dicarlo SE, Rasmussen BB. Gene and protein expression associated with protein synthesis and breakdown in paraplegic skeletal muscle. Muscle Nerve. Apr 2008;37(4):505-513, PMID: 18236467, PMCID: PMC2715297.
  12. Drummond MJ, McCarthy JJ, Fry CS, Esser KA, Rasmussen BB. Aging differentially affects human skeletal muscle microRNA expression at rest and after an anabolic stimulus of resistance exercise and essential amino acids. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. Dec 2008;295(6):E1333-1340, PMID: 18827171, PMCID: PMC2603551.
  13. Drummond MJ, Rasmussen BB. Leucine-enriched nutrients and the regulation of mammalian target of rapamycin signalling and human skeletal muscle protein synthesis. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. May 2008;11(3):222-226, PMID: 18403916.
  14. Glynn EL, Lujan HL, Kramer VJ, Drummond MJ, DiCarlo SE, Rasmussen BB. A chronic increase in physical activity inhibits fed-state mTOR/S6K1 signaling and reduces IRS-1 serine phosphorylation in rat skeletal muscle. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. Feb 2008;33(1):93-101, PMID: 18347658, PMCID: PMC2706125.
  15. Graham JE, Chang PF, Berges IM, Granger CV, Ottenbacher KJ. Race/ethnicity and outcomes following inpatient rehabilitation for hip fracture. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. Aug 2008;63(8):860-866, PMID: 18772475, PMCID: PMC2560176.
  16. Graham JE, Ostir GV, Fisher SR, Ottenbacher KJ. Assessing walking speed in clinical research: a systematic review. J Eval Clin Pract. Aug 2008;14(4):552-562, PMID: 18462283, PMCID: PMC2628962.
  17. Graham JE, Ostir GV, Kuo YF, Fisher SR, Ottenbacher KJ. Relationship between test methodology and mean velocity in timed walk tests: a review. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. May 2008;89(5):865-872, PMID: 18452733, PMCID: PMC2659762.
  18. Katsanos CS, Chinkes DL, Paddon-Jones D, Zhang XJ, Aarsland A, Wolfe RR. Whey protein ingestion in elderly persons results in greater muscle protein accrual than ingestion of its constituent essential amino acid content. Nutr Res. Oct 2008;28(10):651-658, PMID: 19083472, PMCID: PMC2612691.
  19. Kortebein P, Symons TB, Ferrando A, Paddon-Jones D, Ronsen O, Protas E, Conger S, Lombeida J, Wolfe R, Evans WJ. Functional impact of 10 days of bed rest in healthy older adults. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. Oct 2008;63(10):1076-1081, PMID: 18948558.
  20. Nguyen-Oghalai TU, Kuo YF, Zhang DD, Graham JE, Goodwin JS, Ottenbacher KJ. Discharge setting for patients with hip fracture: trends from 2001 to 2005. J Am Geriatr Soc. Jun 2008;56(6):1063-1068, PMID: 18422950, PMCID: PMC2441644.
  21. Nguyen-Oghalai TU, Wu H, McNearney TA, Granger CV, Ottenbacher KJ. Functional outcome after stroke in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. Arthritis Rheum. Jul 15 2008;59(7):984-988, PMID: 18576291, PMCID: PMC2886979.
  22. Nuss JE, Choksi KB, DeFord JH, Papaconstantinou J. Decreased enzyme activities of chaperones PDI and BiP in aged mouse livers. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. Jan 11 2008;365(2):355-361, PMID: 17996725, PMCID: PMC2238339.
  23. Ostir GV, Berges I, Ottenbacher M, Graham JE, Ottenbacher KJ. Positive emotion following a stroke. J Rehabil Med. Jun 2008;40(6):477-481, PMID: 18509564, PMCID: PMC2408382.
  24. Ostir GV, Berges IM, Ottenbacher ME, Clow A, Ottenbacher KJ. Associations between positive emotion and recovery of functional status following stroke. Psychosom Med. May 2008;70(4):404-409, PMID: 18434490, PMCID: PMC2574935.
  25. Ottenbacher KJ, Campbell J, Kuo YF, Deutsch A, Ostir GV, Granger CV. Racial and ethnic differences in postacute rehabilitation outcomes after stroke in the United States. Stroke. May 2008;39(5):1514-1519, PMID: 18340094, PMCID: PMC2642622.
  26. Paddon-Jones D, Short KR, Campbell WW, Volpi E, Wolfe RR. Role of dietary protein in the sarcopenia of aging. Am J Clin Nutr. May 2008;87(5):1562S-1566S, PMID: 18469288.
  27. Paddon-Jones D, Westman E, Mattes RD, Wolfe RR, Astrup A, Westerterp-Plantenga M. Protein, weight management, and satiety. Am J Clin Nutr. May 2008;87(5):1558S-1561S, PMID: 18469287.
  28. Raji MA, Kuo YF, Freeman JL, Goodwin JS. Effect of a dementia diagnosis on survival of older patients after a diagnosis of breast, colon, or prostate cancer: implications for cancer care. Arch Intern Med. Oct 13 2008;168(18):2033-2040, PMID: 18852406.
  29. Reyes-Ortiz CA, Velez LF, Camacho ME, Ottenbacher KJ, Markides KS. Health insurance and cervical cancer screening among older women in Latin American and Caribbean cities. Int J Epidemiol. Aug 2008;37(4):870-878, PMID: 18511488.
  30. Riall TS, Nealon WH, Goodwin JS, Townsend CM, Jr., Freeman JL. Outcomes following pancreatic resection: variability among high-volume providers. Surgery. Aug 2008;144(2):133-140, PMID: 18656618.
  31. Riall TS, Reddy DM, Nealon WH, Goodwin JS. The effect of age on short-term outcomes after pancreatic resection: a population-based study. Ann Surg. Sep 2008;248(3):459-467, PMID: 18791366.
  32. Robinson-Bennett BL, Deford J, Diaz-Arrastia C, Levine L, Wang HQ, Hannigan EV, Papaconstantinou J. Implications of tyrosine phosphoproteomics in cervical carcinogenesis. J Carcinog. 2008;7:2, PMID: 18637184, PMCID: PMC2483982.
  33. Samper-Ternent R, Al Snih S, Raji MA, Markides KS, Ottenbacher KJ. Relationship between frailty and cognitive decline in older Mexican Americans. J Am Geriatr Soc. Oct 2008;56(10):1845-1852, PMID: 18811611, PMCID: PMC2628807.
  34. Timmerman KL, Volpi E. Amino acid metabolism and regulatory effects in aging. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. Jan 2008;11(1):45-49, PMID: 18090658, PMCID: PMC2804959.
  35. Volpi E, Chinkes DL, Rasmussen BB. Sequential muscle biopsies during a 6-h tracer infusion do not affect human mixed muscle protein synthesis and muscle phenylalanine kinetics. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. Oct 2008;295(4):E959-963, PMID: 18713956, PMCID: PMC2575894.
  36. Wang FW, Uretsky BF, Freeman JL, Zhang D, Giordano SH, Goodwin JS. Survival advantage in Medicare patients receiving drug-eluting stents compared with bare metal stents: real or artefactual? Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. Apr 1 2008;71(5):636-643, PMID: 18360856.



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