Cardiovascular Disease, Obesity and Diabetes Poster Abstracts
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Identification of Residues in the Class B GPCR for Glucagon-like Peptide-1 that Serve as Shared Peptide/Small Molecule Affinity Determinants Masur, Swift, Worrall, Haines, Beinborn
A Human Glucagon-like Peptide-1 Receptor Polymorphism Results in Reduced Agonist Responsiveness Beinborn, Worrall, McBride, Kopin
Continuous Exposure to Macronutrient Selection Improves Morphine's Analgesic Actions in Rats with Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetes Leibovici, Foulds-Mathes, Kanarek
Aclip Regulation of Insulin-Stimulated Glut4 Translocation Ding and Du
An Automated Perfusion System to Maintain β-cells in Culture and Image Individual Cells Over Time Braun, Mueller, Biran, Wikstrom, Shirihai
WET Scanning Electron Microscopy: A New Imaging Tool to Evaluate Precise Lipid Morphology as a Biomarker for Metabolic Disorders Leizerman, Shirihai, Benzion, Anaby, Chajut, Behar
Islet on a Chip: Long Term Tracking of β Cell Function Reveals Dynamic Sub-Classes of Cells and Heterogeneous Susceptibility to Glucolipotoxicity Mohamed, Heart, Katz, Biran, Corkey, Deutsch, Shirihai
Tagging and Tracking of Individual Mitochondria within a Living β-cell Reveals a Checkpoint at which Mitochondria Reset their Membrane Potential Twig, Wikstrom, Mohamed, Katz, Walzer, Corkey, Moitosodevargas, Shirihai
The Optical LiveCell ® Array – A Novel Tool for High Content Analysis of Adhering and Non-Adhering Living Cells at the Individual Cell Resolution: Applications for β Cell Research Mohamed, Katz, Zurgil, Deutsch, Haigh, Corkey, Biran, Shirihai
Automated Optical Analysis of Rat Mazes Soffer
Child in 2030 Health Promotion: Nutrition and Physical Activity Spivak and Wainstock
Diet-Induced Obesity Alters Cognitive Performance in Adult Male Rats Mathes and Kanarek
The Plin Mutant Mouse: A Model of Impaired Catecholamine-Stimulated Lipolysis for Metabolic Studies Souza, D’Eon, Stancheva, Rogers, Miyoshi, Strissel, Pinilla, Smith, Obin, Greenberg, Bianco
Aging Causes Increased Expression of Inflammatory Mediators in Mouse Adipose Tissue Wu, Pae, Ren, Guo, Cui, Meydani
The Function of Macrophage Infiltration of Adipose Tissue Reveals the Proximate Cause of Obesity-Associated Adipose Tissue Inflammation and its Metabolic Sequelae Cinti, Mitchell, Barbatelli, Murano, Ceresi, Faloia, Wang, Strissel, Greenberg, Obin
Genetic Variation in Perilipin is Associated with Lower Risk for Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity in the Old Order Amish Damcott, Reinhart, Shi, Wang, O'Connell, Mitchell, Fried, Ordovas, Shuldiner, Greenberg
Metabolic Engineering of Adipocyte Function: Controlled Energy Dissipation through Forced Uncoupling Protein Expression Si, Nolan, Shi, Lee
The Independent Relationship between Obesity and Endothelial Function Pacca, Han, Patel, Karas, Kuvin
Drosophila as Model for Identifying and Characterizing Genes Regulating Feeding Behavior Garrity, Draper, Kopin
Predisposition to Dietary Obesity Alters Evoked Dopamine Release in the Accumbens, Striatum and Prefrontal Cortex Behr, Haburcak, Frank, Dunn-Meynell, Levin, Pothos
Freshman Stress and Weight Change: Men Lose, Women Gain? Hyatt, Hildebrandt, Economos
Longitudinal Fruit and Vegetable Consumption, Fiber, and Glycemic Load as Predictors of Fatness and Relative Weight Change Over Adolescence in Girls Must, Phillips, Bandini
Psychological Consequences of Adolescent Obesity Anderson, Cohen, Must
Adequate Calcium Intake and Lower Body Fat in 6- to 9-Year Old Children Hennessy, Shea, Hyatt, Economos
Eruption of Permanent Teeth in Overweight Children Tybor and Must
Associations of Obesity with Variation at Selected Gene Loci McDermott, Kirkendall, Brousseau, Parnell, Polisecki, Schaefer
Estrogen Regulation of Adiposity and Fuel Partitioning. Evidence of Genomic and Non-Genomic Regulation of Lipogenic and Oxidative Pathways D'Eon, Souza, Aronovitz, Obin, Fried, Greenberg
Risk of Overweight and Obesity Among Semivegetarian, Lactovegetarian and Vegan Women Newby, Tucker, Wolk
Effect of Fiber on BMI, Weight Loss and Satisfaction with Food Consumed During Caloric Restriction Gilhooly, Das, Saltzman, Bales, McCrory, Kim, Golden, Pittas, Roberts
Hunger and Diet Satisfaction on High or Low Glycemic Load Diets During Caloric Restriction Das, Gilhooly, Golden, Pittas, Bales, Saltzman, Roberts
Differences in Nutrient Intake and Food Patterns of NHANES Older Adults by Ethnicity and Obesity Bermudez
The Influence of Age on Weight Loss Following Gastric Bypass Surgery Shea, Miranda, Booth, Shikora, Saltzman
Characterization of High Molecular Weight Adiponectin Suzuki, Chhay, Lee
Regulation of Energy Balance by Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor Expressed in the VMH and PVN Unger, Sena-Esteves, Rios
Anatomic and Genetic Analysis of Dopamine 2-Like Receptor Mediated Physiology in Drosophila Draper, Kurshan, McBride, Jackson, Kopin
Regulation of the Parasympathetic Response and Expression of K + Channel Protein GIRK1 (Kir3.1) by Sterol Regulatory Element Binding Protein (SREBP) Park, Georgescu, Begley, Zhang, Welzig, Aronovitz, Du, Shimano, Blaustein, Karas, Galper
A Mouse Model for Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy Demonstrates a Decrease in both Parasympathetic Response and Atrial Expression of GIRK1 (Kir3.1) Park, Zhang, Welzig, Du, Aronovitz, Georgescu, Mathews, Liao, Blaustein, Karas, Galper
Voltage-Gating Characteristics of Anthrax Toxin Channels Anderson and Blaustein
Tweezing Out the Mechanism of Gating in Shaker K + Channels Using Biotin and Streptavidin Darman and Blaustein
Gating and Ionic Currents Reveal How the BK Ca Channel’s Ca 2+ Sensitivity is Enhanced by its β1 Subunit Bao and Cox
cGMP-Dependent Protein Kinase Iα Inhibits Thrombin Receptor Mediated Calcium Mobilization in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells Christensen and Mendelsohn
Endogenous IL-1α Promotes a Mitogenic, Proinflammatory Phenotype in Human Arterial Smooth Muscle Cells: Role of IL-1 Receptor α Schultz, Murthy, Yang, Beasley
The Role of CCN5 in Vascular Injury Malmquist, Aronovitz, Mendelsohn, Karas, Castellot
Functional Analysis of CCN5 in Animal Models for Smooth Muscle Cell Pathologies Blea and Castellot
Nuclear Hormone Receptor Coactivator SRC3 Enhances the Transcriptional Activation of Smooth Muscle Regulator Myocardin Li, Haque, Lu, Karas, Mendelsohn
Angiotensin II and Aldosterone Regulate Gene Transcription via Functional Mineralocortocoid Receptors in Human Coronary Artery Smooth Muscle Cells Jaffe and Mendelsohn
Role of the Estrogen and Progestin Components of Hormonal Replacement Therapy (HRT) on the Kinetics of Apolipoprotein A-I in Postmenopausal Women Lamon-Fava, Postfai, Diffenderfer, Welty, Panagotopulos, Schaefer
Coactivator AIB1/SRC3 may Participate in Nongenomic Membrane Estrogen Receptor – eNOS Signaling Lu, Baur, Mendelsohn, Guo, Brown, Karas
Genome-wide Mapping of Estrogen Receptor β Binding in Mouse Cardiovascular and Renal Systems Liu, Lu, Qin, Kishore, Losordo, Mendelsohn, Zhu
Increased Cholesterol Absorption and Decreased Cholesterol Synthesis Characterize Framingham Offspring Study Participants with Coronary Heart Disease Matthan, LaRocque, Pencina, D’Agostino, Schaefer, Lichtenstein
Specific Inhibition of Murine cGMP-Dependent Protein Kinase Induces Endothelial Dysfunction and Hypertension Poh, Lu, Qin, Silver, Losordo, Mendelsohn, Zhu
Myocardial Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury Results in No Cardiac Tissue Damage and Serum IL-6 Increase in W/Wv Mast Cell Deficient Mice as Compared to their Normal Littermates Farwell, Bhattacharya, Huang, Kempuraj, Cao, Donelan, Theoharides
What Determines Myocardial Velocities in the Fetus? A Color Tissue Doppler Study Comparing Fetuses and Premature Infants of Similar Size Pauliks, Miller, Banerjee
Variations of Total Hemoglobin Concentration in Forearm Muscles Caused by Vascular Occlusions and Monitored by Near-Infrared Spectroscopy: A Novel Electrical Model Toi, Hoimes, Nadgir, Sassaroli, Fantini
Tufts–NEMC/TUSM Transgenic Core Facility Rwayitare, Brunelle, Mendelsohn, Lem
Hypertension-Associated Transcription Factor (HATF-1): Identification and Putative Role in Hypertensive Onset and Human Cardiomyopathy Herman, Sieczkiewicz, Patten, DeNofrio
Pericyte Rho GTPase Signaling Modulates Capillary Endothelial Growth State Kutcher, Riley, Herman
M-RIP Targets Myosin Phosphatase to Stress Fibers to Regulate Myosin Light Chain Phosphorylation in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells Riddick, Ohtani, Surks
Myosin Phosphatase-Rho Interacting Protein is Required for Rho-Mediated Myosin Phosphatase Regulation Surks, Riddick, Ohtani
Antiatherogenic Potential of Oat Avenanthramides Mohsen Meydani
Mechanism by which Avenanthramide-c, a Polyphenol of Oats, Blocks Cell Cycle Progression in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells Nie, Wise, Peterson, Meydani
Methyl Ester of Avenanthramide-c Inhibits TNFα- and
IL-1β–Induced NF-κB Activation in Endothelial Cells
Guo, Wise, Peterson, Meydani
Estrogen Inhibits Cardiomyocyte Hypertrophy in vivo and in vitro via Inhibition of Calcineurin-NFAT Signaling Eder, Aronovitz, Pourati, Baur, Mendelsohn, Force, Karas, Patten
Characterization of Cardiac Phenotype of Mice with Selective Mutation of the Cyclic GMP-Dependent Protein Kinase Iα Interaction Domain Blanton, Aronovitz, Dabreo, Celestin, Patten, Karas, Mendelsohn
Gene 33 Mediates Cardiomyocyte Apoptosis in Ischemic/Reperfusion Injury Xu, Patten, Force, Kyriakis
The bHLH Protein p8 is a Chromatin-Associated Transcriptional Regulator Strongly Induced in the Failing Human Heart, and is Required for Cardiomyocyte Hypertrophy and Cardiac Fibroblast Expression of Matrix Metalloproteases Goruppi, Patten, Force, Kyriakis
Glial Growth Factor 2 (GGF2) Improves Survival and Cardiac Function in Doxorubicin-Treated Mice Liu, Ho, Marchionni, Lorell, Morgan, Yan
Blockade of the AT2 but not the AT1 Receptor Prevents Aldosterone-Induced Cardiomyocyte Hypertrophy in Neonatal Cardiac Myocytes Yan, Liu, Okoshi, Borg, Lorell, Morgan
Differential Role of Blood Pressure Control on Left Ventricular Hypertrophy: The Atherosclerosis in Community Study Han, Taylor, Pan, Wofford, Astor, Jones
Association of Estrogen Receptor β Gene Polymorphisms with Left Ventricular Mass and Wall Thickness in Women Peter, Shearman, Vasan, Zucker, Schmid, Demissie, Cupples, Kuvin, Karas, Mendelsohn, Housman, Benjamin
Friend of GATA-2 (FOG-2) Physically Binds and Represses Thyroid Hormone Dependent Regulation of the SERCA2 Gene Promoter Rouf, Wu, Boltax, Huggins
Anemia as a Risk Factor for Kidney Function Decline in Patients with Decreased Left Ventricular Function Bansal, Tighiouart, Weiner, Griffith, Vlagopoulos, Salem, Levin, Sarnak
Disruption of Murine germinal center kinase (gck) Reveals a Critical Role for GCK in LPS Activation of the JNK Pathway and in LPS-Stimulated TNF Production: Possible Implications for Sepsis and Atherosclerosis Zhong, Molnár, Kyriakis
Cell Cycle Factor E2F1 Modulates Angiogenesis via p53-Dependent Transcriptional Control of VEGF Qin, Kishore, Dolan, Silver, Wecker, Luedemann, Thorne, Hanley, Curry, Heyd, Dinesh, Kearney, Martelli, Murayama, Goukassian, Zhu, Losordo
Positive and Negative Regulation of the Transforming Growth Factor β/activin Target Gene Goosecoid by the TFII-I Family of Transcription Factors Ku, Sokol, Wu,Tussie-Luna, Roy, Hata
Functional Analysis of Palmitoylation-Defective Rhodopsin in Knock-in Mice Wang, Wen, Ablonczy, Crouch, Makino, Lem
Characterization of Constitutively Active GABA-β Receptors as Potential Tools for Drug Discovery Mukherjee, McBride, Ren, Kopin
Characterization of the Novel Interaction between Trb3 and BMPRII Tail Domain Chan, Neuman, Hata




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