Gray T. Malcom, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Pathology

1901 Perdido Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 568-6043
gmalco@lsuhsc.edu

Research Interests Atherosclerosis - lipid metabolism, chemistry of arterial wall, Omega 3, Omega 6 fatty acids, trans fatty acid and antioxidants
Atherosclerosis and cancer
Cancer, role of antioxidants in the prevention of gastric cancer with emphasis on vitamin C
Selected Publications

 Selected PDAY publications  

PDAY Research Group. Relationship of atherosclerosis in young men to serum lipoprotein cholesterol concentrations and smoking: A preliminary report from the Pathobiological Determinants of Atherosclerosis in Youth (PDAY) Research Group. JAMA 1990; 264:3018-3024. 

Miller EJ, Malcom GT, McMahan CA, Strong JP. Atherosclerosis in young white males: Arterial cholesterol and collagen. Matrix 1993; 13:289-296. 

McGill HC Jr, McMahan CA, Malcom GT, Oalmann MC, Strong JP and the Pathobiological Determinants of Atherosclerosis in Youth (PDAY) Research Group. Relation of glycohemoglobin and adiposity to atherosclerosis in youth. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 1995; 15:431-440. 

Malcom GT, Oalmann MC, and Strong JP. Risk factors for atherosclerosis in young subjects: The PDAY Study. Ann NY Acad Sci 1997; 817:179-188.

McGill HC Jr, McMahan CA, Malcom GT, Oalmann MC, Strong JP, PDAY ResearchGroup. Effects of serum lipoproteins and smoking on atherosclerosis in young men andwomen. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 1997; 17:95-106.

Rainwater DL, McMahan CA, Malcom GT, Scheer WD, Roheim PS, McGill HC Jr, Strong JP, for the PDAYResearch Group. Lipid and apolipoprotein predictors of atherosclerosis in youth: apolipoproteinconcentrations do not materially improve prediction of arterial lesions in PDAY subjects. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 1999; 19;753-761.

Strong JP, Malcom GT, McMahan CA, Tracy RE, Newman WP III, Herderick EE, Cornhill JF, for the Pathobiological Determinants of Atherosclerosis in Youth Research Group. Prevalence and extent of atherosclerosis in adolescents and young adults. Implications for prevention from the Pathological Determinants of Atherosclerosis in Youth Study. JAMA 1999; 281:727-735.

McGill HC Jr, McMahan CA, Zieske AW, Tracy RE, Malcom GT, Herderick EE, Strong JP for the Pathobiological Determinants of Atherosclerosis in Youth (PDAY) Research Group. Association ofcoronary heart disease risk factors with microscopic qualities of coronary atherosclerosis in youth. Circulation 2000: 102:374-379.

Zieske AW, Tracy RE, McMahan CA, Herderick EE, Homma S, Malcom GT, McGill HCJr, Strong JP for the PDAY Research Group. Elevated serum C-reactive protein levelsand advanced atherosclerosis in youth. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2005; 25:1-7. 

Zieske AW, McMahan CA, McGill HC Jr, Homma S, Takei H, Malcom GT, Tract RE, Strong JP. Smoking is associated with advanced cornonary atherosclerosis in youth.  Atherosclerosis. 2005 May:180(1):87-92

McMahan CA, Gidding SS, Fayad ZA, Zieske AW, Malcom GT, Tracy RE, Strong JP, McGill HC Jr.  Risk scores predict atherosclerotic lesions in young people.  Arch Intern Med 2005 Apr 25; 165(8):883-90

Homma, S. Troxclair, DA, Zieske AW, Malcom GT, Strong JP; Pathobiological Determinants of Atherosclerosis in Youth (PDAY) Research Group.  Histological topographical comparisons of atherosclerosis progression in juveniles and young adults.  Atherosclerosis 2008 Apr:197(2):791-8

Malcom GT, McMahan CA, McGill HC Jr, Hederick EE, Tracy RE, Troxclair DA, Strong JP; for the Pathobiological Determinants of Atherosclerosis in Youth (PDAY) Research Group.  Associations of arterial lipids with coronary heart disease risk factors in young people.  Atherosclersosis 2008 Jul 12. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:18703193