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Recent publications (selected from 62 publications)

  1. Sauder KA, Skulas-Ray AC, Campbell TS, Johnson J, Harris WS, Kris-Etherton PM, & West SG. (In Press). EPA+DHA supplementation improves heart rate variability at rest and during acute stress in adults with moderate hypertriglyceridemia. Psychosomatic Medicine: The Journal of Biobehavioral Medicine. [PMC]
  2. Skulas-Ray AC, Kris-Etherton PM, Harris WS, & West SG. (2012). Effects of marine-derived omega-3 fatty acids on systemic hemodynamics during stress: a dose response study. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 2012 Aug. 4 [PMC]
  3. West, SG, Gebauer SK, Kay CD, Bagshaw DM, Diefenbach C, & Kris-Etherton PM. (2012). Diets containing pistachios reduce systolic blood pressure and vascular response to stress in adults with dyslipidemia. Hypertension, 60(1), 58-63. [PMC]
  4. Roussell MA, Hill AM, Gaugler TL, West SG, Vanden Heuvel JP, Alaupovic P, Gillies PJ, & Kris-Etherton PM. (2012). Beef in an Optimal Lean Diet study: effects on lipids, lipoproteins, and apolipoproteins. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 95(1), 9-16. [PMC]
  5. Sauder KA, Johnston ER, Skulas-Ray AC, Campbell TS, & West SG. (2012). Effect of meal content on heart rate variability and cardiovascular reactivity to mental stress. Psychophysiology, 49(4), 470-477. [PMC]
  6. McCrea C, Skulas-Ray AC, Chow M, & West SG. (2012). Test-retest reliability of pulse amplitude tonometry measures of vascular endothelial function: implications for clinical trial design. Vascular Medicine, 17(1), 29-36. [PMC]
  7. Skulas-Ray AC, Kris-Etherton PM, Teeter DL, Chen CY, Vanden Heuvel JP, & West SG. (2011). A high antioxidant spice blend attenuates postprandial insulin and triglyceride responses and increases some plasma measures of antioxidant activity in healthy, overweight men. Journal of Nutrition, 141(8), 1451-1457. [PMC]
  8. Skulas-Ray AC, Kris-Etherton PM, Harris WS, Wagner PR, & West SG. (2011). Dose response effects of omega 3 fatty acids on triglycerides, inflammation, and endothelial function in healthy persons with moderate hypertriglyceridemia. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 93(2), 243-252. [PMC]
  9. West SG, Krick AL, Klein LC, Zhao G, Wojtowicz TF, McGuiness M, Bagshaw DM, Wagner P, Ceballos RM, Holub BJ, & Kris-Etherton PM. (2010). Effects of diets high in walnuts and flax oil on hemodynamic responses to stress and vascular endothelial function. Journal of the American College of Nutrition, 29(6), 595-603. [PMC]
  10. Kay CD, Gebauer SK, West SG, & Kris-Etherton PM. (2010) Pistachios increase serum antioxidants and reduce serum oxidized-LDL in hypercholesterolemic adults. Journal of Nutrition, 140(6), 1093-1098. [PMC]
  11. Njike VY, Faridi Z, Shuval K, Dutta A, Kay CD, West SG, Kris-Etherton PM, & Katz DL. (2009). Effects of sugar-sweetened and sugar-free cocoa on endothelial function in overweight adults. International Journal of Cardiology, 149(1), 83-88. [PubMed]
  12. Hilpert KF, West SG, Bagshaw DM, Fishell V, Barnhart L, Lefevre M, Most M, Zemel M, Chow M, Hinderliter AL, & Kris-Etherton PM. (2009). Effects of dairy products on intracellular calcium and blood pressure in adults with essential hypertension. Journal of the American College of Nutrition, 28(2), 142-144. [PubMed]
  13. Skulas-Ray AC, West SG, Davidson MH, & Kris-Etherton PM. (2008). Omega-3 fatty acid concentrates in the treatment of moderate hypertriglyceridemia. Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy, 9, 1237-1248. [PubMed]
  14. Gebauer SK, West SG, Kay CD, Alaupovic P, Bagshaw D, & Kris-Etherton PM. (2008). Effects of pistachios on cardiovascular disease risk factors and potential mechanisms of action: a dose-response study. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 88, 651-659. [PubMed]
  15. Jakulj F, Zernicke K, Bacon SL, Van Wielingen LE, Key BL, West SG, & Campbell TS. (2007). A high fat meal significantly increases cardiovascular reactivity to psychological stress in healthy young adults. Journal of Nutrition, 137(4), 935-9. [PubMed]
  16. Griel A, Kris-Etherton PM, Hilpert KF, Zhao G, West SG, & Corwin R. (2007). An increase in dietary n-3 fatty acids improves bone health in humans. Nutrition Journal, 6(1), 2. [PMC]
  17. Zhao, G. Etherton TD. Martin KR, Gilles PJ, West SG, & Kris-Etherton PM. (2007). Dietary α linolenic acid inhibits proinflammatory cytokine production by peripheral blood mononuclear cells in hypercholesterolemic subjects. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 85(2), 385-391. [PubMed]
  18. Hilpert KF, West SG, Kris-Etherton PM, Hecker KD, Simpson NM, & Alaupovic P. (2007). Postprandial effect of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids on ApoB-containing lipoproteins and vascular reactivity in Type 2 Diabetes. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 85(2), 369-76. [PubMed]
  19. Kay CD, Kris-Etherton PM, & West SG. (2006). Effects of antioxidant-rich foods on vascular reactivity: The clinical evidence base. Current Atherosclerosis Reports, 8, 510-522. (Invited Review). [PubMed]
  20. Brownley KB, Light KC, Grewen KM, Hinderliter AL, & West SG. (2006). Dietary sodium restriction alters postprandial ghrelin: Implications for race differences in obesity. Ethnicity and Disease, 16, 844-851. [PubMed]
  21. Zhao G., Etherton TD, Martin K., Vanden Heuvel JP. Gilles PJ, West SG, & Kris-Etherton PM. (2005). Anti-inflammatory effects of polyunsaturated fatty acids in THP-1 cells. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 336(3), 909-917. [PubMed]
  22. Hilpert KF, Kris-Etherton PM, & West SG. (2005). Lipid response to a low-fat diet with or without soy is modified by CRP status in moderately hypercholesterolemic adults. Journal of Nutrition, 135(5), 1075-1079. [PubMed]
  23. West SG, Hecker K, Mustad V, Nicholson S, Schoemer S, Wagner P, Hinderliter A, Ulbrecht J, Ruey P, & Kris-Etherton P. (2005). Acute effects of monounsaturated fatty acids with and without omega-3 fatty acids on vascular reactivity in individuals with Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetologia, 48(1), 113-122. [PubMed]
  24. West SG, Likos-Krick A, Brown P, & Mariotti F. (2005). Oral L-arginine improves hemodynamic responses to stress and reduces plasma homocysteine in men with high cholesterol. Journal of Nutrition, 135(2), 212-217. [PubMed]
  25. West SG, Hilpert K, Juturu V, Bordi P, Lampe J, Mousa S, & Kris-Etherton PM. (2005). Effects of including soy protein in a cholesterol-lowering diet on markers of cardiac risk in men and in postmenopausal women with and without hormone replacement therapy. Journal of Women’s Health, 14(3), 253-262. [PubMed]
  26. Light KC, Grewen KM, Amico JA, Brownley KA, West SG, Hinderliter AL, & Girdler SS. (2005). Oxytocinergic activity is linked to lower blood pressure and vascular resistance during rest and stress in postmenopausal women on estrogen replacement. Hormones & Behavior, 47(5), 540-548. [PubMed]
  27. West SG, Wagner P, Schoemer SL, Hecker KD, Hurston KL, Krick AL, Boseska L, Ulbrecht J, & Hinderliter AL. (2004). Biological correlates of day-to-day variation in flow-mediated dilation in individuals with Type 2 Diabetes: A study of test-retest reliability. Diabetologia, 47, 1625-1631. [Pubmed]
  28. Zhao G, Etherton TD, Martin KR, West SG, Gilles PJ, & Kris-Etherton PM. (2004). Dietary alpha-linolenic acid reduces inflammatory and lipid cardiovascular risk factors in hypercholesterolemic men and women. Journal of Nutrition, 134(11), 2991-2997. [PubMed]
  29. Picciano MF, West SG, Ruch AL, Kris-Etherton PM, Zhao G, Johnston KE, Maddox DH, Fishell VK, DiRienzo DB, & Tamura T. (2004). Effect of cow’s milk on food folate bioavailability in young women. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 80, 1565-1569. [PubMed]