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    • Associations of Bowel Movement Frequency with Risk of Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality among US Women 

      Ma, Wenjie; Li, Yanping; Heianza, Yoriko; Staller, Kyle D.; Chan, Andrew T.; Rimm, Eric B.; Rexrode, Kathryn M.; Qi, Lu (Nature Publishing Group, 2016)
      Emerging evidence suggests a potential impact of gastrointestinal function on cardiometabolic risk. Abnormal bowel movements have been related to various cardiovascular risk factors such as dyslipidemia, hypertension, ...
    • Blood Donation and Colorectal Cancer Incidence and Mortality in Men 

      Zhang, Xuehong; Ma, Jing; Wu, Kana; Chan, Andrew Tan; Fuchs, Charles Stewart; Giovannucci, Edward L. (Public Library of Science, 2012)
      Background: Although blood donations may reduce body iron stores, to date, prospective data on frequent blood donation and colorectal cancer risk are limited. Methodology/Principal Findings: We tested whether frequent ...
    • Body mass index and risk of colorectal cancer according to tumor lymphocytic infiltrate 

      Hanyuda, Akiko; Ogino, Shuji; Qian, Zhi Rong; Nakashima, Reiko; Song, Mingyang; Mima, Kosuke; Inamura, Kentaro; Masugi, Yohei; Wu, Kana; Meyerhardt, Jeffrey; Chan, Andrew; Fuchs, Charles S.; Giovannucci, Edward; Cao, Yin (Wiley, 2016-05-10)
      Higher body mass index (BMI), higher body adiposity, and obesity have been associated with increased risk of colorectal cancer. Evidence suggests that excess energy balance may influence systemic immune and inflammatory ...
    • Cyclooxygenase-2 Overexpression is Common in Serrated and Non-Serrated Colorectal Adenoma, but Uncommon in Hyperplastic Polyp and Sessile Serrated Polyp/Adenoma 

      Kawasaki, Takako; Nosho, Katsuhiko; Ohnishi, Mutsuko; Suemoto, Yuko; Glickman, Jonathan Neil; Chan, Andrew Tan; Kirkner, Gregory J; Mino-Kenudson, Mari; Fuchs, Charles Stewart; Ogino, Shuji (BioMed Central, 2008)
      Background: Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2, PTGS2) plays an important role in colorectal carcinogenesis. COX-2 overexpression in colorectal cancer is inversely associated with microsatellite instability (MSI) and the CpG island ...
    • CYP24A1 variant modifies the association between use of oestrogen plus progestogen therapy and colorectal cancer risk 

      Garcia-Albeniz, Xabier; Rudolph, Anja; Hutter, Carolyn; White, Emily; Lin, Yi; Rosse, Stephanie A; Figueiredo, Jane C; Harrison, Tabitha A; Jiao, Shuo; Brenner, Hermann; Casey, Graham; Hudson, Thomas J; Thornquist, Mark; Le Marchand, Loic; Potter, John; Slattery, Martha L; Zanke, Brent; Baron, John A; Caan, Bette J; Chanock, Stephen J; Berndt, Sonja I; Stelling, Deanna; Fuchs, Charles S; Hoffmeister, Michael; Butterbach, Katja; Du, Mengmeng; James Gauderman, W; Gunter, Marc J; Lemire, Mathieu; Ogino, Shuji; Lin, Jennifer; Hayes, Richard B; Haile, Robert W; Schoen, Robert E; Warnick, Greg S; Jenkins, Mark A; Thibodeau, Stephen N; Schumacher, Fredrick R; Lindor, Noralane M; Kolonel, Laurence N; Hopper, John L; Gong, Jian; Seminara, Daniela; Pflugeisen, Bethann M; Ulrich, Cornelia M; Qu, Conghui; Duggan, David; Cotterchio, Michelle; Campbell, Peter T; Carlson, Christopher S; Newcomb, Polly A; Giovannucci, Edward; Hsu, Li; Chan, Andrew T; Peters, Ulrike; Chang-Claude, Jenny (Nature Publishing Group, 2016)
      Background: Menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) use has been consistently associated with a decreased risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) in women. Our aim was to use a genome-wide gene–environment interaction analysis to identify ...
    • DNA Methylation Variants at HIF3A Locus, B-Vitamin Intake, and Long-term Weight Change: Gene-Diet Interactions in Two U.S. Cohorts 

      Huang, Tao; Zheng, Yan; Qi, Qibin; Xu, Min; Ley, Sylvia H.; Li, Yanping; Kang, Jae H.; Wiggs, Janey; Pasquale, Louis R.; Chan, Andrew T.; Rimm, Eric B.; Hunter, David J.; Manson, JoAnn E.; Willett, Walter C.; Hu, Frank B.; Qi, Lu (American Diabetes Association, 2015)
      The first epigenome-wide association study of BMI identified DNA methylation at an HIF3A locus associated with BMI. We tested the hypothesis that DNA methylation variants are associated with BMI according to intake of B ...
    • Effects of Vitamin D Supplementation on C-peptide and 25-hydroxyvitamin D Concentrations at 3 and 6 Months 

      Chandler, Paulette D.; Giovannucci, Edward L.; Scott, Jamil B.; Bennett, Gary G.; Ng, Kimmie; Chan, Andrew T.; Hollis, Bruce W.; Rifai, Nader; Emmons, Karen M.; Fuchs, Charles S.; Drake, Bettina F. (Nature Publishing Group, 2015)
      The link between African-Americans’ disproportionate rates of diabetes, obesity and vitamin D deficiency may be marked by C-peptide as an indicator of insulin secretion. We hypothesize that vitamin D supplementation will ...
    • Endogenous Levels of Circulating Androgens and Risk of Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Among Women: A Nested Case–Control Study from the Nurses' Health Study Cohorts 

      Khalili, Hamed; Ananthakrishnan, Ashwin N.; Konijeti, Gauree G.; Higuchi, Leslie M.; Fuchs, Charles S.; Richter, James M.; Tworoger, Shelley S.; Hankinson, Susan E.; Chan, Andrew T. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015)
      Background: Androgens, which are known to be altered by exogenous hormone use, have recently been linked to alterations of the gut microbiome and mucosal immune function. No study has evaluated the association between ...
    • Fine-Mapping of Common Genetic Variants Associated with Colorectal Tumor Risk Identified Potential Functional Variants 

      Du, Mengmeng; Jiao, Shuo; Bien, Stephanie A.; Gala, Manish; Abecasis, Goncalo; Bezieau, Stephane; Brenner, Hermann; Butterbach, Katja; Caan, Bette J.; Carlson, Christopher S.; Casey, Graham; Chang-Claude, Jenny; Conti, David V.; Curtis, Keith R.; Duggan, David; Gallinger, Steven; Haile, Robert W.; Harrison, Tabitha A.; Hayes, Richard B.; Hoffmeister, Michael; Hopper, John L.; Hudson, Thomas J.; Jenkins, Mark A.; Küry, Sébastien; Le Marchand, Loic; Leal, Suzanne M.; Newcomb, Polly A.; Nickerson, Deborah A.; Potter, John D.; Schoen, Robert E.; Schumacher, Fredrick R.; Seminara, Daniela; Slattery, Martha L.; Hsu, Li; Chan, Andrew T.; White, Emily; Berndt, Sonja I.; Peters, Ulrike (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified many common single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) associated with colorectal cancer risk. These SNPs may tag correlated variants with biological importance. Fine-mapping ...
    • A Framework for Microbiome Science in Public Health 

      Wilkinson, Jeremy E.; Franzosa, Eric; Everett, Christine; Li, Chengchen; Hu, Frank; Wirth, Dyann; Song, Mingyang; Chan, Andrew; Rimm, Eric; Garrett, Wendy; Huttenhower, Curtis (Nature / Springer, 2021-04-05)
      Human microbiome science has advanced rapidly and reached a scale at which basic biology, clinical translation, and population health are increasingly integrated. It is thus now possible for public health researchers, ...
    • Fried food consumption, genetic risk, and body mass index: gene-diet interaction analysis in three US cohort studies 

      Qi, Qibin; Chu, Audrey Y; Kang, Jae H; Huang, Jinyan; Rose, Lynda M; Jensen, Majken K; Liang, Liming; Curhan, Gary C; Pasquale, Louis R; Wiggs, Janey L; De Vivo, Immaculata; Chan, Andrew T; Choi, Hyon K; Tamimi, Rulla M; Ridker, Paul M; Hunter, David J; Willett, Walter C; Rimm, Eric B; Chasman, Daniel I; Hu, Frank B; Qi, Lu (BMJ Publishing Group Ltd., 2014)
      Objective: To examine the interactions between genetic predisposition and consumption of fried food in relation to body mass index (BMI) and obesity. Design: Prospective cohort study. Setting: Health professionals in the ...
    • Genetic determinants of telomere length and risk of common cancers: a Mendelian randomization study 

      Zhang, Chenan; Doherty, Jennifer A.; Burgess, Stephen; Hung, Rayjean J.; Lindström, Sara; Kraft, Peter; Gong, Jian; Amos, Christopher I.; Sellers, Thomas A.; Monteiro, Alvaro N.A.; Chenevix-Trench, Georgia; Bickeböller, Heike; Risch, Angela; Brennan, Paul; Mckay, James D.; Houlston, Richard S.; Landi, Maria Teresa; Timofeeva, Maria N.; Wang, Yufei; Heinrich, Joachim; Kote-Jarai, Zsofia; Eeles, Rosalind A.; Muir, Ken; Wiklund, Fredrik; Grönberg, Henrik; Berndt, Sonja I.; Chanock, Stephen J.; Schumacher, Fredrick; Haiman, Christopher A.; Henderson, Brian E.; Amin Al Olama, Ali; Andrulis, Irene L.; Hopper, John L.; Chang-Claude, Jenny; John, Esther M.; Malone, Kathleen E.; Gammon, Marilie D.; Ursin, Giske; Whittemore, Alice S.; Hunter, David J.; Gruber, Stephen B.; Knight, Julia A.; Hou, Lifang; Le Marchand, Loic; Newcomb, Polly A.; Hudson, Thomas J.; Chan, Andrew T.; Li, Li; Woods, Michael O.; Ahsan, Habibul; Pierce, Brandon L. (Oxford University Press, 2015)
      Epidemiological studies have reported inconsistent associations between telomere length (TL) and risk for various cancers. These inconsistencies are likely attributable, in part, to biases that arise due to post-diagnostic ...
    • Genome-Wide Diet-Gene Interaction Analyses for Risk of Colorectal Cancer 

      Figueiredo, Jane C.; Hsu, Li; Hutter, Carolyn M.; Lin, Yi; Campbell, Peter T.; Baron, John A.; Berndt, Sonja I.; Jiao, Shuo; Casey, Graham; Fortini, Barbara; Chan, Andrew T.; Cotterchio, Michelle; Lemire, Mathieu; Gallinger, Steven; Harrison, Tabitha A.; Le Marchand, Loic; Newcomb, Polly A.; Slattery, Martha L.; Caan, Bette J.; Carlson, Christopher S.; Zanke, Brent W.; Rosse, Stephanie A.; Brenner, Hermann; Giovannucci, Edward L.; Wu, Kana; Chang-Claude, Jenny; Chanock, Stephen J.; Curtis, Keith R.; Duggan, David; Gong, Jian; Haile, Robert W.; Hayes, Richard B.; Hoffmeister, Michael; Hopper, John L.; Jenkins, Mark A.; Kolonel, Laurence N.; Qu, Conghui; Rudolph, Anja; Schoen, Robert E.; Schumacher, Fredrick R.; Seminara, Daniela; Stelling, Deanna L.; Thibodeau, Stephen N.; Thornquist, Mark; Warnick, Greg S.; Henderson, Brian E.; Ulrich, Cornelia M.; Gauderman, W. James; Potter, John D.; White, Emily; Peters, Ulrike (Public Library of Science, 2014)
      Dietary factors, including meat, fruits, vegetables and fiber, are associated with colorectal cancer; however, there is limited information as to whether these dietary factors interact with genetic variants to modify risk ...
    • Genome-Wide Interaction Analyses between Genetic Variants and Alcohol Consumption and Smoking for Risk of Colorectal Cancer 

      Gong, Jian; Hutter, Carolyn M.; Newcomb, Polly A.; Ulrich, Cornelia M.; Bien, Stephanie A.; Campbell, Peter T.; Baron, John A.; Berndt, Sonja I.; Bezieau, Stephane; Brenner, Hermann; Casey, Graham; Chan, Andrew T.; Chang-Claude, Jenny; Du, Mengmeng; Duggan, David; Figueiredo, Jane C.; Gallinger, Steven; Giovannucci, Edward L.; Haile, Robert W.; Harrison, Tabitha A.; Hayes, Richard B.; Hoffmeister, Michael; Hopper, John L.; Hudson, Thomas J.; Jeon, Jihyoun; Jenkins, Mark A.; Kocarnik, Jonathan; Küry, Sébastien; Le Marchand, Loic; Lin, Yi; Lindor, Noralane M.; Nishihara, Reiko; Ogino, Shuji; Potter, John D.; Rudolph, Anja; Schoen, Robert E.; Schrotz-King, Petra; Seminara, Daniela; Slattery, Martha L.; Thibodeau, Stephen N.; Thornquist, Mark; Toth, Reka; Wallace, Robert; White, Emily; Jiao, Shuo; Lemire, Mathieu; Hsu, Li; Peters, Ulrike (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified many genetic susceptibility loci for colorectal cancer (CRC). However, variants in these loci explain only a small proportion of familial aggregation, and there are ...
    • Genome-Wide Search for Gene-Gene Interactions in Colorectal Cancer 

      Jiao, Shuo; Hsu, Li; Berndt, Sonja; Bézieau, Stéphane; Brenner, Hermann; Buchanan, Daniel; Caan, Bette J.; Campbell, Peter T.; Carlson, Christopher S.; Casey, Graham; Chan, Andrew Tan; Chang-Claude, Jenny; Chanock, Stephen; Conti, David V.; Curtis, Keith R.; Duggan, David; Gallinger, Steven; Gruber, Stephen B.; Harrison, Tabitha A.; Hayes, Richard B.; Henderson, Brian E.; Hoffmeister, Michael; Hopper, John L.; Hudson, Thomas J.; Hutter, Carolyn M.; Jackson, Rebecca D.; Jenkins, Mark A.; Kantor, Elizabeth D.; Kolonel, Laurence N.; Küry, Sébastien; Le Marchand, Loic; Lemire, Mathieu; Newcomb, Polly A.; Potter, John D.; Qu, Conghui; Rosse, Stephanie A.; Schoen, Robert E.; Schumacher, Fred R.; Seminara, Daniela; Slattery, Martha L.; Ulrich, Cornelia M.; Zanke, Brent W.; Peters, Ulrike (Public Library of Science, 2012)
      Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have successfully identified a number of single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) associated with colorectal cancer (CRC) risk. However, these susceptibility loci known today explain ...
    • The Gut Microbiome Modulates the Protective Association Between a Mediterranean Diet and Cardiometabolic Disease Risk 

      Wang, Dong; Nguyen, Long; Li, Yanping; Yan, Yan; Ma, Wenjie; Rinott, Ehud; Ivey, Kerry; Shai, Iris; Willett, Walter; Hu, Frank; Rimm, Eric; Stampfer, Meir; Chan, Andrew; Huttenhower, Curtis (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2021-02-11)
      Few studies have formally tested the interaction between diet and the gut microbiome in the context of cardiometabolic health, particularly with the microbiome considered as a potential mediator rather than a target of ...
    • Habitual intake of flavonoid subclasses and risk of colorectal cancer in 2 large prospective cohorts12 

      Nimptsch, Katharina; Zhang, Xuehong; Cassidy, Aedín; Song, Mingyang; O’Reilly, Éilis J; Lin, Jennifer H; Pischon, Tobias; Rimm, Eric B; Willett, Walter C; Fuchs, Charles S; Ogino, Shuji; Chan, Andrew T; Giovannucci, Edward L; Wu, Kana (American Society for Nutrition, 2016)
      Background: Flavonoids inhibit the growth of colon cancer cells in vitro. In a secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial, the Polyp Prevention Trial, a higher intake of one subclass, flavonols, was statistically ...
    • Host Genetics Predict Clinical Deterioration in HCV-Related Cirrhosis 

      King, Lindsay Y.; Johnson, Kara B.; Zheng, Hui; Wei, Lan; Gudewicz, Thomas; Hoshida, Yujin; Corey, Kathleen E.; Ajayi, Tokunbo; Ufere, Nneka; Baumert, Thomas F.; Chan, Andrew T.; Tanabe, Kenneth K.; Fuchs, Bryan C.; Chung, Raymond T. (Public Library of Science, 2014)
      Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the epidermal growth factor (EGF, rs4444903), patatin-like phospholipase domain-containing protein 3 (PNPLA3, rs738409) genes, and near the interleukin-28B (IL28B, rs12979860) gene ...
    • Identification and Characterization of a Novel Association between Dietary Potassium and Risk of Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis 

      Khalili, Hamed; Malik, Sakshi; Ananthakrishnan, Ashwin N.; Garber, John J.; Higuchi, Leslie M.; Joshi, Amit; Peloquin, Joanna; Richter, James M.; Stewart, Kathleen O.; Curhan, Gary C.; Awasthi, Amit; Yajnik, Vijay; Chan, Andrew T. (Frontiers Media S.A., 2016)
      Background: Recent animal studies have identified that dietary salt intake may modify the risk and progression of autoimmune disorders through modulation of the IL-23/TH17 pathway, which is critical in the pathogenesis of ...
    • Interactions between Plasma Levels of 25-Hydroxyvitamin D, Insulin-Like Growth Factor (IGF)-1 and C-Peptide with Risk of Colorectal Cancer 

      Wu, Kana; Feskanich, Diane; Fuchs, Charles Stewart; Chan, Andrew Tan; Willett, Walter C.; Hollis, Bruce W.; Pollak, Michael N.; Giovannucci, Edward L. (Public Library of Science, 2011)
      Background: Vitamin D status and levels of insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-1 and C-peptide have been implicated in colorectal carcinogenesis. However, in contrast to vitamin D IGF-1 is not an easily modifiable risk factor. ...