2011 - 2012 Academic Research Publications & Presentations

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Publications & Manuscripts 

Prevalence and cardiometabolic associations of the glucocorticoid receptor gene polymorphisms N363S and BclI in obese and non-obese black and white Mississippians.
Hormones (Athens). 2012 Apr;11(2):166-77.
Melcescu E, Griswold M, Belk S, Montgomery D,Del Ben KS, Uwaifo GI, Koch CA.

Controversies on how diabetes is diagnosed
Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2012 Apr;19(2):97-103. 
Malkani S, DeSilva T.

mRNA in the gastrointestinal tract is differentially regulated by dietary fat intake in obesity-prone and obesity-resistant rats.
Digestive Diseases and Sciences, (epub Aug. 23, 2012)
Primeaux, S. D., Braymer, H.D., & Bray, G.A. CD36 

 

Abstracts

LSUHSC Department of Medicine Annual Research Day, 2/3/12, New Orleans, LA
Oxidative capacity in skeletal muscle of obesity prone and obesity resistant rats fed a high fat and low fat diet
Timothy D. Allerton

LSUHSC Department of Medicine Annual Research Day, 2/3/12, New Orleans, LA
Estrogen replacement increases prepro-QRFP mRNA in the mediobasal hypothalamus of female rats fed a high fat diet.
Malbrue, R.A., Chen, C., Arceneaux, K.P., Schreiber, A.L., Bench, E.M., Allerton, T.D., & Primeaux, S.D

The Obesity Society, 19(1), 2011. Annual meeting Orlando, FL, Oct 1-5, 2011
Mesocorticolimbic dopamine involvement in D2 receptor-mediated glucoregulation and obesity predisposition: Implications for food reward.
Michaelides, M., Cho, J., Kim, R., Primeaux, S.D., Bray, G., Wang, G.J., Volkow, N.D., & Thanos, P.K.

Experimental Biology, San Diego, CA., 4/21-4/25/12
High fat diet differentially regulates olfactory receptors in the duodenum of obesity-prone and obesity-resistant rats
Stefany D. Primeaux, H. Douglas Braymer, George A. Bray,

Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Oct 13-17, 2012
Central QRFP administration increases positively motivated behaviors in male rats.
Holmes, G.M. & Primeaux, S.D.

Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Oct 13-17, 2012
Taste sensitivity to linoleic acid is altered in obesity-prone Osborne Mendel rats compared to obesity-resistant S5B/Pl rats. 
Primeaux, S.D., Schreiber, A., Arceneaux, K.P, Bench, E.M. & Allerton, T.D. 

 

Oral Presentation

SSCI (Southern Society for Clinical Investigation) Annual scientific meeting, New Orleans, LA. 2/9-2/11/12
‘‘Eat Less and Exercise More!’’ Follow Up at Six Weeks Versus Six Months.
Dubin RL, Kennon AW, Christina B. J Invest Med. 2012 Vol 60 (1) 441. 

Botanicals and Your Health: Getting to the ‘Heart’ of the Matter! Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA. 2/15/12 
Heart of a Woman.  
Karen Friday

Cardiology Grand Rounds, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA. 4/20/11
Management of Lipid Disorders.  
Karen Friday

Venturing Beyond Statins.  Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Medicine Grand Rounds, New Orleans, LA. 5/25/12  
Diagnosis and Management of Lipid Dosorders
Karen Friday    

Senior Health Series, New Orleans, LA. 7/24/1s
Diabetes and Avoiding Complications
Karen Friday

 

Poster Presentations

LSUHSC Department of Medicine Annual Research Day, 2/3/12, New Orleans, LA

Oxidative capacity in skeletal muscle of obesity prone and obesity resistant rats fed a high fat and low fat diet
Timothy D. Allerton, Elias M. Bench and Stefany D. Primeaux, PhD.

SSCI (Southern Society for Clinical Investigation) Annual scientific meeting, New Orleans, LA. 2/9-2/11/12
The role of oral hypoglycemic agents in management of type 1 diabetes; a personal clinical experience
Gabriel I. Uwaifo, MD, Shreya Patel, MD, Christian A. Koch, MD, PhD

SSCI (Southern Society for Clinical Investigation) Annual scientific meeting, New Orleans, LA. 2/9-2/11/12
Case Report of Methimazole Overdose.
Rasul K, Dubin R, Friday KE, Richards R. J Invest Med. 2012 Vol 60 (1) 142. 

SSCI (Southern Society for Clinical Investigation) Annual scientific meeting, New Orleans, LA. 2/9-2/11/12
Case Report of Malignant Metastatic Pheochromocytoma.
Rasul K, Dubin R, Richards. J Invest Med. 2012 Vol 60 (1) 119

SSCI (Southern Society for Clinical Investigation) Annual scientific meeting, New Orleans, LA. 2/9-2/11/12
Buckle Up for Patient Safety: Seat Belt Usage in Extremely Obese Patients.
Dubin RL, Rasul K, Berthaut LG, Albarado AJ, Conrad E, Conrad AO, McCray LR, Allerton TD, Nero KL, Griffin JE, Cefalu WT, Uwaifo G. J Invest Med. 2012 Vol 60 (1) 127.

SSCI (Southern Society for Clinical Investigation) Annual scientific meeting, New Orleans, LA. 2/9-2/11/12
An Unusual Case Of Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis Secondary to Thyrotoxicosis
Cosentino GL, Dubin RL, Richards RJ. J Invest Med. 2012 Vol 60 (1) 125.

SSCI (Southern Society for Clinical Investigation) Annual scientific meeting, New Orleans, LA. 2/9-2/11/12
Prevalence of low HDL in markedly obese patients
Kamran Rasul, MD, Robert Dubin, MD, William Cefalu, MD, Tim Allerton, Gabriel Uwaifo, MD.

SSCI (Southern Society for Clinical Investigation) Annual scientific meeting, New Orleans, LA. 2/9-2/11/12 & 
LSU Medical Research Day / NOVNA Med Research Day, 2/9/12
Increased physical activity improves HDL cholesterol in Vietnamese Americans
Timothy D. Allerton, Lan Chi Luu, Gabriel I. Uwaifo, William T. Cefalu

Experimental Biology, San Diego, CA., 4/21-4/25/12
High fat diet differentially regulates olfactory receptors in the duodenum of obesity-prone and obesity-resistant rats
Stefany D. Primeaux, H. Douglas Braymer & George A. Bray

2012 Annual scientific meeting of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology (AACE), Philadelphia, PA, 5/23-5/27, 2012
Prevalence of low HDL in markedly obese patients
Kamran Rasul, MD, Robert Dubin, MD, William Cefalu, MD, Tim Allerton, Gabriel Uwaifo, MD.

2012 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Diabetes Association (ADA), Philadelphia, PA (6/8-6/12/12)
An Unusual Diabetes Variant; Beyond Type 1 diabetes
Gabriel I. Uwaifo, MD

2012 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Diabetes Association (ADA), Philadelphia, PA (6/8-6/12/12)
Ectopic adipose distribution in normal glucose tolerant, impaired glucose tolerant and type 2 diabetic Vietnamese Americans.
Lan Chi T. Luu, PhD, Robert Dubin, MD, Timothy Allerton, MS, Gabriel Uwaifo, MD, William T. Cefalu, MD. 

2012 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Diabetes Association (ADA), Philadelphia, PA  (6/8-6/12/12)

Vietnamese Americans Demonstrate Markedly Impaired Insulin Secretion Across Glycemic Status
Lan Chi T. Luu, Ph.D, Timothy Allerton, MS, Gabriel Uwaifo, MD, Robert Dubin, MD, William T. Cefalu, MD. 

2012  Annual Conference ASMBS (American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery), San Diego, CA, 6/17-6/22/12
Hypovitaminosis D in Patients Awaiting Weight-Loss Surgery in Southern Louisiana
Robert L. Dubin, Kamran Rasul, Timothy Allerton, William T. Cefalu, Gabriel I. Uwaifo, John T. Paige. 

2012 Annual Endocrine Society Scientific meeting in Houston, TX, 6/23-6/26/12
Adrenalectomy as a weight loss strategy in morbid obesity associated with adrenal incidentaloma
Gabriel I Uwaifo, MD, Taniya De Silva, MD, Kamran Rasul, MD, Robert Dubin, MD, Ariane O. Conrad, PharmD, John Paige, MD, and William T Cefalu, MD.

2012 Annual Scientific meeting of the Obesity Society, 9/20-9/24, 2012
Resolution of idiopathic cardiomyopathy with medical weight loss; A case of Adipositas Cordis?
Gabriel  I. Uwaifo, MD,  Kamran Rasul, MD, Robert Dubin, MD, Octavia A. Conrad, Pharm D and Lisa Berthaut, RD, CDE