Highlights of recent faculty research.

Ambient air pollution and risk of respiratory infection among adults: Evidence from the multiethnic study of atherosclerosis (MESA)

Kirwa K, Eckert CM, Vedal S, Hajat A, Kaufman JD. BMJ Open Respir Res. 2021 Mar;8(1):e000866. doi: 10.1136/bmjresp-2020-000866. PMID: 33664125.

Plasma epoxyeicosatrienoic acids and dihydroxyeicosatrieonic acids, insulin, glucose and risk of diabetes: The Strong Heart Study

Lemaitre RN, Jensen PN, Zeigler M, Denham J, Fretts AM, Umans JG, Howard BV, Sitlani CM, McKnight B, Gharib SA, King IB, Siscovick DS, Psaty BM, Sotoodehnia N, Totah RA. EBioMedicine. 2021 Mar 19;66:103279. doi: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2021.103279. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33752126

n-3 Fatty Acid Biomarkers and Incident Type 2 Diabetes: An Individual Participant-Level Pooling Project of 20 Prospective Cohort Studies

Qian F, Ardisson Korat AV, Imamura F, Marklund M, Tintle N, Virtanen JK, Zhou X, Bassett JK, Lai H, Hirakawa Y, Chien KL, Wood AC, Lankinen M, Murphy RA, Samieri C, Pertiwi K, de Mello VD, Guan W, Forouhi NG, Wareham N, Hu ICFB, Riserus U, Lind L, Harris WS, Shadyab AH, Robinson JG, Steffen LM, Hodge A, Giles GG, Ninomiya T, Uusitupa M, Tuomilehto J, Lindström J, Laakso M, Siscovick DS, Helmer C, Geleijnse JM, Wu JHY, Fretts A, Lemaitre RN, Micha R, Mozaffarian D, Sun Q; Fatty Acids and Outcomes Research Consortium (FORCE). Diabetes Care. 2021 Mar 3:dc202426. doi: 10.2337/dc20-2426. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33658295.

Long-term fasting glycemic variability and microvascular complications in type 2 diabetes

Wander PL, Boyko EJ. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2021 Mar 15:dgab172. doi: 10.1210/clinem/dgab172. Online ahead of print. 

Isotretinoin for the treatment of nonobstructive azoospermia: A pilot study

Amory JK, Muller CH, Walsh TJ. Asian J Androl. 2021 Mar 23. doi: 10.4103/aja.aja_18_21. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33762477

How patients interpret early signs of foot problems and reasons for delays in care: Findings from interviews with patients who have undergone toe amputations

Littman AJ, Young J, Moldestad M, Tseng CL, Czerniecki JR, Landry GJ, Robbins J, Boyko EJ, Dillon MP. PLoS One. 2021 Mar 10;16(3):e0248310. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0248310. eCollection 2021. PMID: 33690723. 

Hepatic Fat in Participants With and Without Incident Diabetes in the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcome Study

Goldberg RB, Tripputi MT, Boyko EJ, Budoff M, Clark JM, Dabelea DM, Edelstein SL, Horton E, Mather KJ, Perreault L, Temprosa M, Wallia A, Watson K, Zeb I. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2021 Mar 11:dgab160. doi: 10.1210/clinem/dgab160. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33705543.

Nonclassical Monocytes (CD14dimCD16+) Are Associated With Carotid Intima-Media Thickness Progression for Men but Not Women: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

Feinstein MJ, Doyle MF, Stein JH, Sitlani CM, Fohner AE, Huber SA, Landay AL, Heckbert SR, Rice K, Kronmal RA, Hedrick C, Manichaikul A, McNamara C, Rich S, Tracy RP, Olson NC, Psaty BM, Delaney JAC. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2021 Mar 25:ATVBAHA120315886. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.120.315886. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33761764.

Have Outcomes After Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest Improved Over Time?

Salcido D, Nichol G. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2021 Mar;14(3):e007752. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.120.007752. Epub 2021 Mar 12. PMID: 33706540.

Comparison of the Relation of Carotid Intima-Media Thickness With Incident Heart Failure With Reduced Versus Preserved Ejection Fraction (from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis [MESA])

Aladin AI, Soliman EZ, Kitzman DW, Dardari Z, Rasool SH, Yeboah J, Budoff MJ, Psaty BM, Ouyang P, Polak JF, Blumenthal RS, McEvoy JW, Gandhi SK, Herrington DM. Am J Cardiol. 2021 Mar 3:S0002-9149(21)00195-8. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2021.02.020. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33667446.