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Welch Center Journal Club: 2006-2007 Archive

September 12, 2006
Presenter: Josef Coresh (Professor of Epidemiology) 
Cystatin C and prognosis for cardiovascular and kidney outcomes in elderly persons without chronic kidney disease. Ann Intern Med. 2006 Aug 15;145(4):237-46.

September 19, 2006
Presenter: Edwina Yeung
Adiponectin and coronary heart disease: a prospective study and meta-analysis. Circulation. 2006 Aug 15;114(7):623-9.

September 26, 2006
Presenter: N/A
Journal Club participants are invited to attend a seminar given by
Gail Laughlin, PhD, a faculty candidate in Cardiovascular Epidemiology. She will be presenting "The Molecular Basis of Sex Differences in Coronary Heart Disease: Two hormone candidates." 
Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research
2024 E. Monument St., Suite 1-500, Conference Room Q

October 3, 2006
Stella Yi
Green Tea Consumption and Mortality Due to Cardiovascular Disease, Cancer, and All Causes in Japan. JAMA. 2006 Sept 13;296(10):1255-1266

October 10, 2006
Nina Paynter
Reduction in the incidence of acute myocardial infarction associated with a citywide smoking ordinance. Circulation. 2006 Oct 3;114(14):1490-6

October 17, 2006
Presenter: Lori Bash
Effect of ACAT Inhibition on the Progression of Coronary Atherosclerosis. N Engl J Med. 2006. 354;12: 1253-64

October 24, 2006
Presenter: Joe Kim
Article: Relationship between Clinical Performance Measures and Outcomes among Patients Receiving Long-Term Hemodialysis. Ann Intern Med. 2006 Oct 3;145(7):512-9

November 14, 2006
Presenter: Alejandro Castro
Article: Statin Therapy and Risks for Death and Hospitalization in Chronic Heart Failure. JAMA. 2006 Nov 1;296(17):2105-2111.

November 21, 2006

November 28, 2006
Presenter: Manuel Franco
Effects of a Mediterranean-Style Diet on Cardiovascular Risk Factors. Ann Intern Med. 2006;145:1-11.

December 5, 2006
Presenter: Ruben Hernaez
Article: Effects of rosiglitazone on the frequency of diabetes in patients with impaired glucose tolerance or impaired fasting glucose: a randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2006;368:1096-105.

December 12, 2006
Marcia Varella
Article: Patterns of growth among children who later develop type 2 diabetes or its risk factors. Diabetologia. 2006;49:2853-2859.

January 9, 2007
Presenter: Anna Kottgen
Article: A Genome-Wide Association Study Identifies IL23R as an Inflammatory Bowel Disease Gene. Science. Vol. 314, 1 December 2006, 1403-1405.

January 16, 2007
Presenter: Mariana Lazo
: Relationship Between Adherence to Evidence-Based Pharmacotherapy and Long-term Mortality After Acute Myocardial Infarction. JAMA. 2007;297:177-186.

January 23, 2007
Presenter: Eliseo Guallar
Article: Multiple biomarkers for the prediction of first major cardiovascular events and death. N Engl J Med. 2006 Dec 21;355(25):2631-9.

January 30, 2007
Presenter: Joachim Bleys
Article: Greater fish, fruit, and vegetable intakes are related to lower incidence of venous thromboembolism: the Longitudinal Investigation of Thromboembolism Etiology. Circulation. 2007 Jan 16;115(2):188-95.

February 6, 2007
Presenter: Audrey Chu
Article: Combining information from common type 2 diabetes risk polymorphisms improves disease prediction. PLoS Med. 2006 Oct;3(10):e374

February 27, 2007
Presenter: Joe Kim
Development and Validation of Improved Algorithms for the Assessment of Global Cardiovascular Risk in Women: The Reynolds Risk Score. JAMA. 2007 Feb 14; 297 (6): 611-619.

March 6, 2007
Presenter: Pete Miller
Article: Mortality in Randomized Trials of Antioxidant Supplements for Primary and Secondary Prevention. JAMA. 2007 Feb 28; 297 (8): 842-857

March 20, 2007
Andy Menke
Article: Siesta in Healthy Adults and Coronary Mortality in the General Population. Arch. Intern. Med. 2007; 167:296-301.

March 27, 2007
Presenter: Bethany Barone
The Effect of School on Overweight in Childhood: Gain in Body Mass Index During the School Year and During Summer Vacation. Am J Public Health. 2007 April;97(4):696-702.

April 3, 2007
Presenter: Nisa Marathur
Article: Increasing Cardiovascular Disease Burden Due to Diabetes Mellitus: The Framingham Heart Study
. Circulation. 2007 Mar 27;115(12):1544-50.

April 10, 2007
Presenter: Ana Navas-Acien
Calcium/Vitamin D supplementation and cardiovascular events. Circulation 2007;115:846-854.     
Related Editorial: The urgent need to recommend an intake of vitamin D that is effective. Am J Clin Nutr 2007;85:649-50.

April 24, 2007
Presenter: Raquel Charles
Chronic Kidney Disease Associated Mortality in Diastolic Versus Systolic Heart Failure: A Propensity Matched Study. Am J Cardiol. 2007 Feb 1;99(3):393-8

May 1, 2007
Presenter: Laura Baldassari
Article:Influence of Computer-aided Detection on Performance of Screening Mammography.
N Engl J Med. 2007 Apr 5; 356(14):1399-1409.

May 17, 2007
Presenter: Stephen Crawford
Article: Interleukin-1-receptor antagonist in type 2 diabetes mellitus. N Engl J Med. 2007 Apr 12;356(15):1517-26.   
And Related Editorial.

May 22, 2007
Presenter: Tariq Shafi
Article: Diagnostic Thresholds for Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring Based on 10-Year Cardiovascular Risk.  
Circulation 2007; 115:2145-2152.  And Related Editorial.

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