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RAJAGOPAL VISWANATH SEKHAR

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Medicine
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    1. Sekhar RV, Liu CW, Rice S. Increasing glutathione concentrations with cysteine and glycine supplementation lowers inflammation in HIV patients. AIDS. 2015 Sep 10; 29(14):1899-900. PMID: 26372395.
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    2. Sekhar RV. Treatment of dyslipidemia in HIV. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2015 Apr; 17(4):493. PMID: 25702057.
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    3. Nguyen D, Hsu JW, Jahoor F, Sekhar RV. Effect of increasing glutathione with cysteine and glycine supplementation on mitochondrial fuel oxidation, insulin sensitivity, and body composition in older HIV-infected patients. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Jan; 99(1):169-77. PMID: 24081740; PMCID: PMC3879663.
    4. Agarwal N, Iyer D, Patel SG, Sekhar RV, Phillips TM, Schubert U, Oplt T, Buras ED, Samson SL, Couturier J, Lewis DE, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Jahoor F, Kino T, Kopp JB, Balasubramanyam A. HIV-1 Vpr induces adipose dysfunction in vivo through reciprocal effects on PPAR/GR co-regulation. Sci Transl Med. 2013 Nov 27; 5(213):213ra164. PMID: 24285483; PMCID: PMC4009012.
    5. Misra R, Chandra P, Riechman SE, Long DM, Shinde S, Pownall HJ, Coraza I, Lewis DE, Sekhar RV, Balasubramanyam A. Relationship of ethnicity and CD4 Count with glucose metabolism among HIV patients on Highly-Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART). BMC Endocr Disord. 2013; 13:13. PMID: 23607267; PMCID: PMC3751670.
    6. Nguyen D, Samson SL, Reddy VT, Gonzalez EV, Sekhar RV. Impaired mitochondrial fatty acid oxidation and insulin resistance in aging: novel protective role of glutathione. Aging Cell. 2013 Jun; 12(3):415-25. PMID: 23534396.
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    7. Sekhar RV, Jahoor F, Iyer D, Guthikonda A, Paranilam J, Elhaj F, Coraza I, Balasubramanyam A. Leptin replacement therapy does not improve the abnormal lipid kinetics of hypoleptinemic patients with HIV-associated lipodystrophy syndrome. Metabolism. 2012 Oct; 61(10):1395-403. PMID: 22542724.
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    8. Nguyen D, Sekhar RV. Lack of evidence to support a beneficial role for glutathione depletion on body weight or glucose tolerance. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2012 Sep; 20(9):1756. PMID: 22926456.
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    9. Sekhar RV, Patel SG, Guthikonda AP, Reid M, Balasubramanyam A, Taffet GE, Jahoor F. Deficient synthesis of glutathione underlies oxidative stress in aging and can be corrected by dietary cysteine and glycine supplementation. Am J Clin Nutr. 2011 Sep; 94(3):847-53. PMID: 21795440; PMCID: PMC3155927.
    10. Balasubramanyam A, Coraza I, Smith EO, Scott LW, Patel P, Iyer D, Taylor AA, Giordano TP, Sekhar RV, Clark P, Cuevas-Sanchez E, Kamble S, Ballantyne CM, Pownall HJ. Combination of niacin and fenofibrate with lifestyle changes improves dyslipidemia and hypoadiponectinemia in HIV patients on antiretroviral therapy: results of "heart positive," a randomized, controlled trial. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011 Jul; 96(7):2236-47. PMID: 21565796; PMCID: PMC3135191.
    11. Sekhar RV, McKay SV, Patel SG, Guthikonda AP, Reddy VT, Balasubramanyam A, Jahoor F. Glutathione synthesis is diminished in patients with uncontrolled diabetes and restored by dietary supplementation with cysteine and glycine. Diabetes Care. 2011 Jan; 34(1):162-7. PMID: 20929994; PMCID: PMC3005481.
    12. Sekhar RV, Patel SG, D'Amico S, Shi J, Balasubramanyam A, Rehman K, Jahoor F, Visnegarwala F. Effects of rosiglitazone on abnormal lipid kinetics in HIV-associated dyslipidemic lipodystrophy: a stable isotope study. Metabolism. 2011 Jun; 60(6):754-60. PMID: 20832829.
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    13. Sekhar RV, Balasubramanyam A. Treatment of dyslipidemia in HIV-infected patients. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2010 Aug; 11(11):1845-54. PMID: 20486828.
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    14. Balasubramanyam A, Rao S, Misra R, Sekhar RV, Ballantyne CM. Prevalence of metabolic syndrome and associated risk factors in Asian Indians. J Immigr Minor Health. 2008 Aug; 10(4):313-23. PMID: 18026838.
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    15. Lichtenstein K, Balasubramanyam A, Sekhar R, Freedland E. HIV-associated adipose redistribution syndrome (HARS): definition, epidemiology and clinical impact. AIDS Res Ther. 2007; 4:16. PMID: 17634130; PMCID: PMC1988803.
    16. Lichtenstein K, Balasubramanyam A, Sekhar R, Freedland E. HIV-associated adipose redistribution syndrome (HARS): etiology and pathophysiological mechanisms. AIDS Res Ther. 2007; 4:14. PMID: 17597538; PMCID: PMC1934375.
    17. Chang E, Sekhar R, Patel S, Balasubramanyam A. Dysregulated energy expenditure in HIV-infected patients: a mechanistic review. Clin Infect Dis. 2007 Jun 1; 44(11):1509-17. PMID: 17479951.
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    18. Balasubramanyam A, Mersmann H, Jahoor F, Phillips TM, Sekhar RV, Schubert U, Brar B, Iyer D, Smith EO, Takahashi H, Lu H, Anderson P, Kino T, Henklein P, Kopp JB. Effects of transgenic expression of HIV-1 Vpr on lipid and energy metabolism in mice. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2007 Jan; 292(1):E40-8. PMID: 16882932.
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    19. Samson SL, Pownall HJ, Scott LW, Ballantyne CM, Smith EO, Sekhar RV, Balasubramanyam A. Heart positive: design of a randomized controlled clinical trial of intensive lifestyle intervention, niacin and fenofibrate for HIV lipodystrophy/dyslipidemia. Contemp Clin Trials. 2006 Dec; 27(6):518-30. PMID: 16914390.
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    20. D'Amico S, Shi J, Sekhar RV, Jahoor F, Ellis KJ, Rehman K, Willis J, Maldonado M, Balasubramanyam A. Physiologic growth hormone replacement improves fasting lipid kinetics in patients with HIV lipodystrophy syndrome. Am J Clin Nutr. 2006 Jul; 84(1):204-11. PMID: 16825697.
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    21. Balasubramanyam A, Sekhar RV. HIV-associated lipodystrophy syndrome: an accelerated form of the metabolic syndrome of insulin resistance due to altered fat distribution. Res Initiat Treat Action. 2006; 12(1):5-11. PMID: 17153230.
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    22. Sekhar RV, Goodman JC, Balasubramanyam A, Tatro JB, Mihaly E. Regulation of body weight by proopiomelanocortin peptides in humans: lessons from the Nelson syndrome. Ann Intern Med. 2005 Aug 2; 143(3):238-9. PMID: 16061931.
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    23. Sekhar RV, Jahoor F, Pownall HJ, Rehman K, Gaubatz J, Iyer D, Balasubramanyam A. Severely dysregulated disposal of postprandial triacylglycerols exacerbates hypertriacylglycerolemia in HIV lipodystrophy syndrome. Am J Clin Nutr. 2005 Jun; 81(6):1405-10. PMID: 15941894.
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    24. Sekhar RV, Jahoor F, Pownall HJ, Ballantyne CM, Balasubramanyam A. Cardiovascular implications of HIV-associated dyslipidemic lipodystrophy. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2004 May; 6(3):173-9. PMID: 15068741.
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    25. Balasubramanyam A, Sekhar RV, Jahoor F, Jones PH, Pownall HJ. Pathophysiology of dyslipidemia and increased cardiovascular risk in HIV lipodystrophy: a model of 'systemic steatosis'. Curr Opin Lipidol. 2004 Feb; 15(1):59-67. PMID: 15166810.
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    26. Shi J, Sekhar RV, Balasubramanyam A, Ellis K, Reeds PJ, Jahoor F, Sharma MD. Short- and long-term effects of growth hormone (GH) replacement on protein metabolism in GH-deficient adults. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2003 Dec; 88(12):5827-33. PMID: 14671176.
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    27. Sekhar RV, Jahoor F, White AC, Pownall HJ, Visnegarwala F, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Sharma M, Reeds PJ, Balasubramanyam A. Metabolic basis of HIV-lipodystrophy syndrome. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2002 Aug; 283(2):E332-7. PMID: 12110539.
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    28. Sekhar RV, Culbert S, Hoots WK, Klein MJ, Zietz H, Vassilopoulou-Sellin R. Severe osteopenia in a young boy with Kostmann's congenital neutropenia treated with granulocyte colony-stimulating factor: suggested therapeutic approach. Pediatrics. 2001 Sep; 108(3):E54. PMID: 11533372.
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    29. Sekhar RV, Vassilopoulou-Sellin R. Interplay of pregnancy, lactation, and hyperthyroidism leading to severe osteoporosis in a young woman. Endocr Pract. 2001 Jul-Aug; 7(4):262-6. PMID: 11497477.
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