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CHRISTIE MITCHELL BALLANTYNE

TitleProfessor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Medicine
DivisionMedicine-Athero & Lipoproteins
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    TitleProfessor
    InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
    DepartmentDepartment of Molecular & Human Genetics
    DivisionMolecular & Human Genetics

    TitleProfessor
    InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
    DepartmentDepartment of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
    DivisionMolecular Physiology & Biophysics

    TitleAssistant Professor
    InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
    DepartmentDepartment of Pediatrics
    DivisionPediatrics-Leukocyte Biology


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    P50HL027341     (BALLANTYNE, CHRISTIE M)Sep 1, 1981 - Jun 30, 1997
    NIH/NHLBI
    SCOR IN ARTERIOSCLEROSIS
    Role: Principal Investigator

    N01HC55016-38-0-1     (BALLANTYNE, CHRISTIE M)Jul 1, 1985 - Jan 31, 2012
    NIH/NHLBI
    Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study (ARIC)
    Role: Principal Investigator

    N01HC55016-40-0-1     (BALLANTYNE, CHRISTIE M)Jul 1, 1985 - Jan 31, 2012
    NIH/NHLBI
    Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study (ARIC)
    Role: Principal Investigator

    N01HC055016     (BALLANTYNE, CHRISTIE M)Sep 1, 1985 - Jan 31, 2007
    NIH/NHLBI
    COMMUNITY AND COHORT SURVEILLANCE PROGRAM
    Role: Principal Investigator

    K08HL002537     (BALLANTYNE, CHRISTIE M)Jul 1, 1990 - Jun 30, 1995
    NIH/NHLBI
    MOLECULAR STUDIES OF ENDOTHELIAL ADHESION MOLECULES
    Role: Principal Investigator

    T32HL007812     (BALLANTYNE, CHRISTIE MITCHELL)Jul 1, 1997 - Jun 30, 2014
    NIH/NHLBI
    Atherosclerosis and Vascular Biology Training Center
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01HL062243     (BALLANTYNE, CHRISTIE M)Apr 1, 1999 - Mar 31, 2004
    NIH/NHLBI
    MAC 1/LFA 1/P150 95 AND PMN LEUKOCYTE FUNCTION
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01HL075824     (BALLANTYNE, CHRISTIE M)Sep 22, 2003 - Jun 30, 2010
    NIH/NHLBI
    Effect of lipid modification on peripheral arterial disease (PAD)
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01HL090514     (BALLANTYNE, CHRISTIE MITCHELL)May 1, 2007 - Apr 30, 2012
    NIH/NHLBI
    Obesity, Inflammation and Thrombosis: LOOK AHEAD
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01DK078847     (BALLANTYNE, CHRISTIE MITCHELL)May 5, 2009 - Mar 31, 2014
    NIH/NIDDK
    T Cells, Macrophages, Chemokines, and Adiposopathy in Diet-Induced Obesity
    Role: Principal Investigator

    P30HL101255     (BALLANTYNE, CHRISTIE MITCHELL)Sep 30, 2009 - Oct 31, 2012
    NIH/NHLBI
    Genetics and Personalized Medicine: From Population Studies to Clinical Therapy
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01HL134320     (BALLANTYNE, CHRISTIE MITCHELL)Sep 1, 2016 - Jun 30, 2020
    NIH/NHLBI
    Profiling Cardiovascular Events and Biomarkers in the Very Old to Improve Personalized Approaches for the Prevention of Cardiac and Vascular Disease
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Ballantyne CM. Lipoprotein(a) and Risk for Stroke and Myocardial Infarction: Why Aren't We Screening? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019 Jul 09; 74(1):67-69. PMID: 31272553.
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    2. Wong ND, Amsterdam EA, Ballantyne C, Khera A, Nasir K, Toth PP. Spotlight from the American Society for Preventive Cardiology on Key Features of the 2018 AHA/ACC/AACVPR/AAPA/ABC/ACPM/ADA/AGS/APhA/ASPC/NLA/PCNA Guidelines on the Management of Blood Cholesterol. Am J Cardiovasc Drugs. 2019 Jul 08. PMID: 31286451.
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    3. Arnold SV, de Lemos JA, Rosenson RS, Ballantyne CM, Liu Y, Mues KE, Alam S, Elliott-Davey M, Bhatt DL, Cannon CP, Kosiborod M. Use of Guideline-Recommended Risk-Reduction Strategies Among Patients with Diabetes and Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease: Insights from Getting to an Improved Understanding of Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol and Dyslipidemia Management (GOULD). Circulation. 2019 Jun 07. PMID: 31174429.
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    4. Miller M, Ballantyne CM, Bays HE, Granowitz C, Doyle RT, Juliano RA, Philip S. Effects of Icosapent Ethyl (Eicosapentaenoic Acid Ethyl Ester) on Atherogenic Lipid/Lipoprotein, Apolipoprotein, and Inflammatory Parameters in Patients With Elevated High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein (from the ANCHOR Study). Am J Cardiol. 2019 Jun 06. PMID: 31277790.
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    5. de Vries PS, Brown MR, Bentley AR, Sung YJ, Winkler TW, Ntalla I, Schwander K, Kraja AT, Guo X, Franceschini N, Cheng CY, Sim X, Vojinovic D, Huffman JE, Musani SK, Li C, Feitosa MF, Richard MA, Noordam R, Aschard H, Bartz TM, Bielak LF, Deng X, Dorajoo R, Lohman KK, Manning AK, Rankinen T, Smith AV, Tajuddin SM, Evangelou E, Graff M, Alver M, Boissel M, Chai JF, Chen X, Divers J, Gandin I, Gao C, Goel A, Hagemeijer Y, Harris SE, Hartwig FP, He M, Horimoto ARVR, Hsu FC, Jackson AU, Kasturiratne A, Komulainen P, Kühnel B, Laguzzi F, Lee JH, Luan J, Lyytikäinen LP, Matoba N, Nolte IM, Pietzner M, Riaz M, Said MA, Scott RA, Sofer T, Stancáková A, Takeuchi F, Tayo BO, van der Most PJ, Varga TV, Wang Y, Ware EB, Wen W, Yanek LR, Zhang W, Zhao JH, Afaq S, Amin N, Amini M, Arking DE, Aung T, Ballantyne C, Boerwinkle E, Broeckel U, Campbell A, Canouil M, Charumathi S, Chen YI, Connell JM, de Faire U, de Las Fuentes L, de Mutsert R, de Silva HJ, Ding J, Dominiczak AF, Duan Q, Eaton CB, Eppinga RN, Faul JD, Fisher V, Forrester T, Franco OH, Friedlander Y, Ghanbari M, Giulianini F, Grabe HJ, Grove ML, Gu CC, Harris TB, Heikkinen S, Heng CK, Hirata M, Hixson JE, Howard BV, Ikram MA, Jacobs DR, Johnson C, Jonas JB, Kammerer CM, Katsuya T, Khor CC, Kilpeläinen TO, Koh WP, Koistinen HA, Kolcic I, Kooperberg C, Krieger JE, Kritchevsky SB, Kubo M, Kuusisto J, Lakka TA, Langefeld CD, Langenberg C, Launer LJ, Lehne B, Lemaitre RN, Li Y, Liang J, Liu J, Liu K, Loh M, Louie T, Mägi R, Manichaikul AW, McKenzie CA, Meitinger T, Metspalu A, Milaneschi Y, Milani L, Mohlke KL, Mosley TH, Mukamal KJ, Nalls MA, Nauck M, Nelson CP, Sotoodehnia N, O'Connell JR, Palmer ND, Pazoki R, Pedersen NL, Peters A, Peyser PA, Polasek O, Poulter N, Raffel LJ, Raitakari OT, Reiner AP, Rice TK, Rich SS, Robino A, Robinson JG, Rose LM, Rudan I, Schmidt CO, Schreiner PJ, Scott WR, Sever P, Shi Y, Sidney S, Sims M, Smith BH, Smith JA, Snieder H, Starr JM, Strauch K, Tan N, Taylor KD, Teo YY, Tham YC, Uitterlinden AG, van Heemst D, Vuckovic D, Waldenberger M, Wang L, Wang Y, Wang Z, Wei WB, Williams C, Wilson G, Wojczynski MK, Yao J, Yu B, Yu C, Yuan JM, Zhao W, Zonderman AB, Becker DM, Boehnke M, Bowden DW, Chambers JC, Deary IJ, Esko T, Farrall M, Franks PW, Freedman BI, Froguel P, Gasparini P, Gieger C, Horta BL, Kamatani Y, Kato N, Kooner JS, Laakso M, Leander K, Lehtimäki T, Magnusson PKE, Penninx B, Pereira AC, Rauramaa R, Samani NJ, Scott J, Shu XO, van der Harst P, Wagenknecht LE, Wang YX, Wareham NJ, Watkins H, Weir DR, Wickremasinghe AR, Zheng W, Elliott P, North KE, Bouchard C, Evans MK, Gudnason V, Liu CT, Liu Y, Psaty BM, Ridker PM, van Dam RM, Kardia SLR, Zhu X, Rotimi CN, Mook-Kanamori DO, Fornage M, Kelly TN, Fox ER, Hayward C, van Duijn CM, Tai ES, Wong TY, Liu J, Rotter JI, Gauderman WJ, Province MA, Munroe PB, Rice K, Chasman DI, Cupples LA, Rao DC, Morrison AC. Multiancestry Genome-Wide Association Study of Lipid Levels Incorporating Gene-Alcohol Interactions. Am J Epidemiol. 2019 Jun 01; 188(6):1033-1054. PMID: 30698716.
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    6. Jia X, Al Rifai M, Ramsey DJ, Ahmed ST, Akeroyd JM, Nambi V, Ballantyne CM, Petersen LA, Stone NJ, Virani SS. Association Between Lipid Testing and Statin Adherence in the Veterans Affairs Health System. Am J Med. 2019 May 17. PMID: 31103643.
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    7. Wang Z, Zhu C, Nambi V, Morrison AC, Folsom AR, Ballantyne CM, Boerwinkle E, Yu B. Metabolomic Pattern Predicts Incident Coronary Heart Disease. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2019 Jul; 39(7):1475-1482. PMID: 31092011.
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    8. Saeed A, Hadley TD, Jia X, Ballantyne CM. Statin use in carnitine palmitoyltransferase II deficiency. J Clin Lipidol. 2019 May 10. PMID: 31235404.
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    9. Ishigami J, Hoogeveen RC, Ballantyne CM, Folsom AR, Coresh J, Selvin E, Matsushita K. High-sensitivity Cardiac Troponin and Natriuretic Peptide in Persons Without Cardiovascular Disease and Subsequent Risk of Infection: Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2019 May 07. PMID: 31063194.
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    10. Pokharel Y, Mouhanna F, Nambi V, Virani SS, Hoogeveen R, Alonso A, Heiss G, Coresh J, Mosley T, Gottesman RF, Ballantyne CM, Power MC. ApoB, small-dense LDL-C, Lp(a), LpPLA2 activity, and cognitive change. Neurology. 2019 May 28; 92(22):e2580-e2593. PMID: 31043469.
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    11. Jia X, Sun W, Hoogeveen RC, Nambi V, Matsushita K, Folsom AR, Heiss G, Couper DJ, Solomon SD, Boerwinkle E, Shah A, Selvin E, de Lemos JA, Ballantyne CM. High-Sensitivity Troponin I and Incident Coronary Events, Stroke, Heart Failure Hospitalization, and Mortality in the ARIC Study. Circulation. 2019 Jun 04; 139(23):2642-2653. PMID: 31030544.
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    12. Trang A, Kampangkaew J, Fernandes R, Tiwana J, Misra A, Hamzeh I, Blaustein A, Aguilar D, Shah T, Ballantyne C, Quinones M, Nagueh SF, Dokanish H, Virani SS, Deswal A, Kirkpatrick JN, Nambi V. Understanding by General Providers of the Echocardiogram Report. Am J Cardiol. 2019 Jul 15; 124(2):296-302. PMID: 31104774.
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    13. Madan N, Lee AK, Matsushita K, Hoogeveen RC, Ballantyne CM, Selvin E, McEvoy JW. Relation of Isolated Systolic Hypertension and Pulse Pressure to High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin-T and N-Terminal pro-B-Type Natriuretic Peptide in Older Adults (from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study). Am J Cardiol. 2019 Jul 15; 124(2):245-252. PMID: 31088661.
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    14. Wu H, Ballantyne CM. Letter by Wu and Ballantyne Regarding Article, "Protein Kinase C? via Activating Transcription Factor 2-Mediated CD36 Expression and Foam Cell Formation of Ly6Chi Cells Contributes to Atherosclerosis". Circulation. 2019 Apr 23; 139(17):2077-2078. PMID: 31013133.
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    15. Shah NR, Ahmed ST, Winchester DE, Ramsey DJ, Akeroyd JM, Wu WC, Waldo SW, Schofield RS, Ballantyne CM, Petersen LA, Virani SS. Facility-Level Variation in Stress Test Utilization in Veterans With Ischemic Heart Disease. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2019 Jul; 12(7 Pt 1):1292-1293. PMID: 31005521.
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    16. Florido R, Lee AK, McEvoy JW, Hoogeveen RC, Koton S, Vitolins MZ, Shenoy C, Russell SD, Blumenthal RS, Ndumele CE, Ballantyne CM, Joshu CE, Platz EA, Selvin E. Cancer Survivorship and Subclinical Myocardial Damage: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2019 Mar 30. PMID: 30927355.
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    17. Bentley AR, Sung YJ, Brown MR, Winkler TW, Kraja AT, Ntalla I, Schwander K, Chasman DI, Lim E, Deng X, Guo X, Liu J, Lu Y, Cheng CY, Sim X, Vojinovic D, Huffman JE, Musani SK, Li C, Feitosa MF, Richard MA, Noordam R, Baker J, Chen G, Aschard H, Bartz TM, Ding J, Dorajoo R, Manning AK, Rankinen T, Smith AV, Tajuddin SM, Zhao W, Graff M, Alver M, Boissel M, Chai JF, Chen X, Divers J, Evangelou E, Gao C, Goel A, Hagemeijer Y, Harris SE, Hartwig FP, He M, Horimoto ARVR, Hsu FC, Hung YJ, Jackson AU, Kasturiratne A, Komulainen P, Kühnel B, Leander K, Lin KH, Luan J, Lyytikäinen LP, Matoba N, Nolte IM, Pietzner M, Prins B, Riaz M, Robino A, Said MA, Schupf N, Scott RA, Sofer T, Stancáková A, Takeuchi F, Tayo BO, van der Most PJ, Varga TV, Wang TD, Wang Y, Ware EB, Wen W, Xiang YB, Yanek LR, Zhang W, Zhao JH, Adeyemo A, Afaq S, Amin N, Amini M, Arking DE, Arzumanyan Z, Aung T, Ballantyne C, Barr RG, Bielak LF, Boerwinkle E, Bottinger EP, Broeckel U, Brown M, Cade BE, Campbell A, Canouil M, Charumathi S, Chen YI, Christensen K, Concas MP, Connell JM, de Las Fuentes L, de Silva HJ, de Vries PS, Doumatey A, Duan Q, Eaton CB, Eppinga RN, Faul JD, Floyd JS, Forouhi NG, Forrester T, Friedlander Y, Gandin I, Gao H, Ghanbari M, Gharib SA, Gigante B, Giulianini F, Grabe HJ, Gu CC, Harris TB, Heikkinen S, Heng CK, Hirata M, Hixson JE, Ikram MA, Jia Y, Joehanes R, Johnson C, Jonas JB, Justice AE, Katsuya T, Khor CC, Kilpeläinen TO, Koh WP, Kolcic I, Kooperberg C, Krieger JE, Kritchevsky SB, Kubo M, Kuusisto J, Lakka TA, Langefeld CD, Langenberg C, Launer LJ, Lehne B, Lewis CE, Li Y, Liang J, Lin S, Liu CT, Liu J, Liu K, Loh M, Lohman KK, Louie T, Luzzi A, Mägi R, Mahajan A, Manichaikul AW, McKenzie CA, Meitinger T, Metspalu A, Milaneschi Y, Milani L, Mohlke KL, Momozawa Y, Morris AP, Murray AD, Nalls MA, Nauck M, Nelson CP, North KE, O'Connell JR, Palmer ND, Papanicolau GJ, Pedersen NL, Peters A, Peyser PA, Polasek O, Poulter N, Raitakari OT, Reiner AP, Renström F, Rice TK, Rich SS, Robinson JG, Rose LM, Rosendaal FR, Rudan I, Schmidt CO, Schreiner PJ, Scott WR, Sever P, Shi Y, Sidney S, Sims M, Smith JA, Snieder H, Starr JM, Strauch K, Stringham HM, Tan NYQ, Tang H, Taylor KD, Teo YY, Tham YC, Tiemeier H, Turner ST, Uitterlinden AG, van Heemst D, Waldenberger M, Wang H, Wang L, Wang L, Wei WB, Williams CA, Wilson G, Wojczynski MK, Yao J, Young K, Yu C, Yuan JM, Zhou J, Zonderman AB, Becker DM, Boehnke M, Bowden DW, Chambers JC, Cooper RS, de Faire U, Deary IJ, Elliott P, Esko T, Farrall M, Franks PW, Freedman BI, Froguel P, Gasparini P, Gieger C, Horta BL, Juang JJ, Kamatani Y, Kammerer CM, Kato N, Kooner JS, Laakso M, Laurie CC, Lee IT, Lehtimäki T, Magnusson PKE, Oldehinkel AJ, Penninx BWJH, Pereira AC, Rauramaa R, Redline S, Samani NJ, Scott J, Shu XO, van der Harst P, Wagenknecht LE, Wang JS, Wang YX, Wareham NJ, Watkins H, Weir DR, Wickremasinghe AR, Wu T, Zeggini E, Zheng W, Bouchard C, Evans MK, Gudnason V, Kardia SLR, Liu Y, Psaty BM, Ridker PM, van Dam RM, Mook-Kanamori DO, Fornage M, Province MA, Kelly TN, Fox ER, Hayward C, van Duijn CM, Tai ES, Wong TY, Loos RJF, Franceschini N, Rotter JI, Zhu X, Bierut LJ, Gauderman WJ, Rice K, Munroe PB, Morrison AC, Rao DC, Rotimi CN, Cupples LA. Multi-ancestry genome-wide gene-smoking interaction study of 387,272 individuals identifies new loci associated with serum lipids. Nat Genet. 2019 04; 51(4):636-648. PMID: 30926973.
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    18. Patel RS, Tragante V, Schmidt AF, McCubrey RO, Holmes MV, Howe LJ, Direk K, Åkerblom A, Leander K, Virani SS, Kaminski KA, Muehlschlegel JD, Allayee H, Almgren P, Alver M, Baranova EV, Behloui H, Boeckx B, Braund PS, Breitling LP, Delgado G, Duarte NE, Dubé MP, Dufresne L, Eriksson N, Foco L, Scholz M, Gijsberts CM, Glinge C, Gong Y, Hartiala J, Heydarpour M, Hubacek JA, Kleber M, Kofink D, Kotti S, Kuukasjärvi P, Lee VV, Leiherer A, Lenzini PA, Levin D, Lyytikäinen LP, Martinelli N, Mons U, Nelson CP, Nikus K, Pilbrow AP, Ploski R, Sun YV, Tanck MWT, Tang WHW, Trompet S, van der Laan SW, Van Setten J, Vilmundarson RO, Viviani Anselmi C, Vlachopoulou E, Al Ali L, Boerwinkle E, Briguori C, Carlquist JF, Carruthers KF, Casu G, Deanfield J, Deloukas P, Dudbridge F, Engstrøm T, Fitzpatrick N, Fox K, Gigante B, James S, Lokki ML, Lotufo PA, Marziliano N, Mordi IR, Muhlestein JB, Newton-Cheh C, Pitha J, Saely CH, Samman-Tahhan A, Sandesara PB, Teren A, Timmis A, Van de Werf F, Wauters E, Wilde AAM, Ford I, Stott DJ, Algra A, Andreassi MG, Ardissino D, Arsenault BJ, Ballantyne CM, Bergmeijer TO, Bezzina CR, Body SC, Boersma EH, Bogaty P, Bots ML, Brenner H, Brugts JJ, Burkhardt R, Carpeggiani C, Condorelli G, Cooper-DeHoff RM, Cresci S, Danchin N, de Faire U, Doughty RN, Drexel H, Engert JC, Fox KAA, Girelli D, Grobbee DE, Hagström E, Hazen SL, Held C, Hemingway H, Hoefer IE, Hovingh GK, Jabbari R, Johnson JA, Jukema JW, Kaczor MP, Kähönen M, Kettner J, Kiliszek M, Klungel OH, Lagerqvist B, Lambrechts D, Laurikka JO, Lehtimäki T, Lindholm D, Mahmoodi BK, Maitland-van der Zee AH, McPherson R, Melander O, Metspalu A, Niemcunowicz-Janica A, Olivieri O, Opolski G, Palmer CN, Pasterkamp G, Pepine CJ, Pereira AC, Pilote L, Quyyumi AA, Richards AM, Sanak M, Siegbahn A, Simon T, Sinisalo J, Smith JG, Spertus JA, Stender S, Stewart AFR, Szczeklik W, Szpakowicz A, Tardif JC, Ten Berg JM, Tfelt-Hansen J, Thanassoulis G, Thiery J, Torp-Pedersen C, van der Graaf Y, Visseren FLJ, Waltenberger J, Weeke PE, Van der Harst P, Lang CC, Sattar N, Cameron VA, Anderson JL, Brophy JM, Pare G, Horne BD, März W, Wallentin L, Samani NJ, Hingorani AD, Asselbergs FW. Subsequent Event Risk in Individuals With Established Coronary Heart Disease. Circ Genom Precis Med. 2019 Apr; 12(4):e002470. PMID: 30896328.
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    19. Patel RS, Schmidt AF, Tragante V, McCubrey RO, Holmes MV, Howe LJ, Direk K, Åkerblom A, Leander K, Virani SS, Kaminski KA, Muehlschlegel JD, Dubé MP, Allayee H, Almgren P, Alver M, Baranova EV, Behlouli H, Boeckx B, Braund PS, Breitling LP, Delgado G, Duarte NE, Dufresne L, Eriksson N, Foco L, Gijsberts CM, Gong Y, Hartiala J, Heydarpour M, Hubacek JA, Kleber M, Kofink D, Kuukasjärvi P, Lee VV, Leiherer A, Lenzini PA, Levin D, Lyytikäinen LP, Martinelli N, Mons U, Nelson CP, Nikus K, Pilbrow AP, Ploski R, Sun YV, Tanck MWT, Tang WHW, Trompet S, van der Laan SW, van Setten J, Vilmundarson RO, Viviani Anselmi C, Vlachopoulou E, Boerwinkle E, Briguori C, Carlquist JF, Carruthers KF, Casu G, Deanfield J, Deloukas P, Dudbridge F, Fitzpatrick N, Gigante B, James S, Lokki ML, Lotufo PA, Marziliano N, Mordi IR, Muhlestein JB, Newton Cheh C, Pitha J, Saely CH, Samman-Tahhan A, Sandesara PB, Teren A, Timmis A, Van de Werf F, Wauters E, Wilde AAM, Ford I, Stott DJ, Algra A, Andreassi MG, Ardissino D, Arsenault BJ, Ballantyne CM, Bergmeijer TO, Bezzina CR, Body SC, Bogaty P, de Borst GJ, Brenner H, Burkhardt R, Carpeggiani C, Condorelli G, Cooper-DeHoff RM, Cresci S, de Faire U, Doughty RN, Drexel H, Engert JC, Fox KAA, Girelli D, Hagström E, Hazen SL, Held C, Hemingway H, Hoefer IE, Hovingh GK, Johnson JA, de Jong PA, Jukema JW, Kaczor MP, Kähönen M, Kettner J, Kiliszek M, Klungel OH, Lagerqvist B, Lambrechts D, Laurikka JO, Lehtimäki T, Lindholm D, Mahmoodi BK, Maitland-van der Zee AH, McPherson R, Melander O, Metspalu A, Pepinski W, Olivieri O, Opolski G, Palmer CN, Pasterkamp G, Pepine CJ, Pereira AC, Pilote L, Quyyumi AA, Richards AM, Sanak M, Scholz M, Siegbahn A, Sinisalo J, Smith JG, Spertus JA, Stewart AFR, Szczeklik W, Szpakowicz A, Ten Berg JM, Thanassoulis G, Thiery J, van der Graaf Y, Visseren FLJ, Waltenberger J, Van der Harst P, Tardif JC, Sattar N, Lang CC, Pare G, Brophy JM, Anderson JL, März W, Wallentin L, Cameron VA, Horne BD, Samani NJ, Hingorani AD, Asselbergs FW. Association of Chromosome 9p21 With Subsequent Coronary Heart Disease Events. Circ Genom Precis Med. 2019 Apr; 12(4):e002471. PMID: 30897348.
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    20. Bhatt DL, Steg PG, Miller M, Brinton EA, Jacobson TA, Ketchum SB, Doyle RT, Juliano RA, Jiao L, Granowitz C, Tardif JC, Gregson J, Pocock SJ, Ballantyne CM. Effects of Icosapent Ethyl on Total Ischemic Events: From REDUCE-IT. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019 Jun 11; 73(22):2791-2802. PMID: 30898607.
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    21. Ray KK, Bays HE, Catapano AL, Lalwani ND, Bloedon LT, Sterling LR, Robinson PL, Ballantyne CM. Safety and Efficacy of Bempedoic Acid to Reduce LDL Cholesterol. N Engl J Med. 2019 03 14; 380(11):1022-1032. PMID: 30865796.
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    22. Jia X, Akeroyd JM, Nasir K, Nambi V, Ballantyne CM, Petersen LA, Virani SS. Eligibility and Cost for Icosapent Ethyl Based on the REDUCE-IT Trial. Circulation. 2019 Mar 05; 139(10):1341-1343. PMID: 30865483.
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    23. Liu S, Kim ED, Wu A, Meyer ML, Cheng S, Hoogeveen RC, Ballantyne CM, Tanaka H, Heiss G, Selvin E, Matsushita K. Central and peripheral pulse wave velocity and subclinical myocardial stress and damage in older adults. PLoS One. 2019; 14(2):e0212892. PMID: 30811490.
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    24. Ballantyne CM, Manku MS, Bays HE, Philip S, Granowitz C, Doyle RT, Juliano RA. Icosapent Ethyl Effects on Fatty Acid Profiles in Statin-Treated Patients With High Triglycerides: The Randomized, Placebo-controlled ANCHOR Study. Cardiol Ther. 2019 Jun; 8(1):79-90. PMID: 30788718.
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    25. Singh M, Hanis CL, Redline S, Ballantyne CM, Hamzeh I, Aguilar D. Sleep apnea and galectin-3: possible sex-specific relationship. Sleep Breath. 2019 Feb 05. PMID: 30721387.
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    26. Virani SS, Akeroyd JM, Nambi V, Michos ED, Morris PB, Nasir K, Smith SC, Stone NJ, Petersen LA, Ballantyne CM. Applicability and Cost Implications for Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin/Kexin Type 9 Inhibitors Based on the ODYSSEY Outcomes Trial. Circulation. 2019 Jan 15; 139(3):410-412. PMID: 30586689.
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    27. Hira RS, Kataruka A, Akeroyd JM, Ramsey DJ, Pokharel Y, Gurm HS, Nasir K, Deswal A, Jneid H, Alam M, Ballantyne CM, Petersen LA, Virani SS. Association of Body Mass Index With Risk Factor Optimization and Guideline-Directed Medical Therapy in US Veterans With Cardiovascular Disease. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2019 Jan; 12(1):e004817. PMID: 30636483.
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    28. Jia X, Lorenz P, Ballantyne CM. Poststatin Lipid Therapeutics: A Review. Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J. 2019 Jan-Mar; 15(1):32-38. PMID: 31049147.
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    29. Pandey A, Keshvani N, Ayers C, Correa A, Drazner MH, Lewis A, Rodriguez CJ, Hall ME, Fox ER, Mentz RJ, deFilippi C, Seliger SL, Ballantyne CM, Neeland IJ, de Lemos JA, Berry JD. Association of Cardiac Injury and Malignant Left Ventricular Hypertrophy With Risk of Heart Failure in African Americans: The Jackson Heart Study. JAMA Cardiol. 2019 Jan 01; 4(1):51-58. PMID: 30566191.
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    528. Kevil CG, Hicks MJ, He X, Zhang J, Ballantyne CM, Raman C, Schoeb TR, Bullard DC. Loss of LFA-1, but not Mac-1, protects MRL/MpJ-Fas(lpr) mice from autoimmune disease. Am J Pathol. 2004 Aug; 165(2):609-16. PMID: 15277234.
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    529. Wu H, Rodgers JR, Perrard XY, Perrard JL, Prince JE, Abe Y, Davis BK, Dietsch G, Smith CW, Ballantyne CM. Deficiency of CD11b or CD11d results in reduced staphylococcal enterotoxin-induced T cell response and T cell phenotypic changes. J Immunol. 2004 Jul 01; 173(1):297-306. PMID: 15210787.
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    530. Ballantyne CM, Blazing MA, King TR, Brady WE, Palmisano J. Efficacy and safety of ezetimibe co-administered with simvastatin compared with atorvastatin in adults with hypercholesterolemia. Am J Cardiol. 2004 Jun 15; 93(12):1487-94. PMID: 15194018.
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    531. Xydakis AM, Case CC, Jones PH, Hoogeveen RC, Liu MY, Smith EO, Nelson KW, Ballantyne CM. Adiponectin, inflammation, and the expression of the metabolic syndrome in obese individuals: the impact of rapid weight loss through caloric restriction. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2004 Jun; 89(6):2697-703. PMID: 15181044.
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    532. Hallman DM, Brown SA, Ballantyne CM, Sharrett AR, Boerwinkle E. Relationship between low-density lipoprotein subclasses and asymptomatic atherosclerosis in subjects from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Biomarkers. 2004 Mar-Apr; 9(2):190-202. PMID: 15370875.
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    533. Ballantyne CM, Riegger G, Moore N, Saia F, Serruys PW. Fluvastatin reduces cardiac mortality in patients with coronary heart disease. Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2004 Jan; 18(1):67-75. PMID: 15115905.
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    534. Chen S, Tsybouleva N, Ballantyne CM, Gotto AM, Marian AJ. Effects of PPARalpha, gamma and delta haplotypes on plasma levels of lipids, severity and progression of coronary atherosclerosis and response to statin therapy in the lipoprotein coronary atherosclerosis study. Pharmacogenetics. 2004 Jan; 14(1):61-71. PMID: 15128052.
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    535. Pankow JS, Duncan BB, Schmidt MI, Ballantyne CM, Couper DJ, Hoogeveen RC, Golden SH. Fasting plasma free fatty acids and risk of type 2 diabetes: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study. Diabetes Care. 2004 Jan; 27(1):77-82. PMID: 14693970.
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    536. Miller EA, Pankow JS, Millikan RC, Bray MS, Ballantyne CM, Bell DA, Heiss G, Li R. Glutathione-S-transferase genotypes, smoking, and their association with markers of inflammation, hemostasis, and endothelial function: the atherosclerosis risk in communities (ARIC) study. Atherosclerosis. 2003 Dec; 171(2):265-72. PMID: 14644396.
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    537. Dunne JL, Collins RG, Beaudet AL, Ballantyne CM, Ley K. Mac-1, but not LFA-1, uses intercellular adhesion molecule-1 to mediate slow leukocyte rolling in TNF-alpha-induced inflammation. J Immunol. 2003 Dec 01; 171(11):6105-11. PMID: 14634125.
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    538. Ballantyne CM, Blazing MA, Hunninghake DB, Davidson MH, Yuan Z, DeLucca P, Ramsey KE, Hustad CM, Palmisano J. Effect on high-density lipoprotein cholesterol of maximum dose simvastatin and atorvastatin in patients with hypercholesterolemia: results of the Comparative HDL Efficacy and Safety Study (CHESS). Am Heart J. 2003 Nov; 146(5):862-9. PMID: 14597936.
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    539. Ballantyne CM, Davidson MH. Possible differences between fibrates in pharmacokinetic interactions with statins. Arch Intern Med. 2003 Oct 27; 163(19):2394-5. PMID: 14581261.
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    540. Wu H, Prince JE, Brayton CF, Shah C, Zeve D, Gregory SH, Smith CW, Ballantyne CM. Host resistance of CD18 knockout mice against systemic infection with Listeria monocytogenes. Infect Immun. 2003 Oct; 71(10):5986-93. PMID: 14500519.
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    541. Scott LW, Balasubramanyam A, Kimball KT, Aherns AK, Fordis CM, Ballantyne CM. Long-term, randomized clinical trial of two diets in the metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2003 Aug; 26(8):2481-2. PMID: 12882894.
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    542. Folsom AR, Desvarieux M, Nieto FJ, Boland LL, Ballantyne CM, Chambless LE. B vitamin status and inflammatory markers. Atherosclerosis. 2003 Jul; 169(1):169-74. PMID: 12860264.
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    545. Schmidt MI, Duncan BB, Vigo A, Pankow J, Ballantyne CM, Couper D, Brancati F, Folsom AR. Detection of undiagnosed diabetes and other hyperglycemia states: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study. Diabetes Care. 2003 May; 26(5):1338-43. PMID: 12716785.
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    546. Case CC, Jacobson TA, Roberts S, Buckley A, Murtaugh KM, Sung JC, Gause D, Varas C, Ballantyne CM. Management of persons with high risk of coronary heart disease but low serum low-density lipoprotein cholesterol. Am J Cardiol. 2003 May 01; 91(9):1134-6. PMID: 12714165.
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    547. Ballantyne CM, Houri J, Notarbartolo A, Melani L, Lipka LJ, Suresh R, Sun S, LeBeaut AP, Sager PT, Veltri EP. Effect of ezetimibe coadministered with atorvastatin in 628 patients with primary hypercholesterolemia: a prospective, randomized, double-blind trial. Circulation. 2003 May 20; 107(19):2409-15. PMID: 12719279.
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    548. Chen CH, Jiang T, Yang JH, Jiang W, Lu J, Marathe GK, Pownall HJ, Ballantyne CM, McIntyre TM, Henry PD, Yang CY. Low-density lipoprotein in hypercholesterolemic human plasma induces vascular endothelial cell apoptosis by inhibiting fibroblast growth factor 2 transcription. Circulation. 2003 Apr 29; 107(16):2102-8. PMID: 12695302.
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    549. Wu KK, Aleksic N, Ballantyne CM, Ahn C, Juneja H, Boerwinkle E. Interaction between soluble thrombomodulin and intercellular adhesion molecule-1 in predicting risk of coronary heart disease. Circulation. 2003 Apr 08; 107(13):1729-32. PMID: 12668515.
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    550. Ballantyne CM, Corsini A, Davidson MH, Holdaas H, Jacobson TA, Leitersdorf E, März W, Reckless JP, Stein EA. Risk for myopathy with statin therapy in high-risk patients. Arch Intern Med. 2003 Mar 10; 163(5):553-64. PMID: 12622602.
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    551. Ballantyne CM, Stein EA, Paoletti R, Southworth H, Blasetto JW. Efficacy of rosuvastatin 10 mg in patients with the metabolic syndrome. Am J Cardiol. 2003 Mar 06; 91(5A):25C-27C; discussion 28C. PMID: 12646342.
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    552. Ma K, Cilingiroglu M, Otvos JD, Ballantyne CM, Marian AJ, Chan L. Endothelial lipase is a major genetic determinant for high-density lipoprotein concentration, structure, and metabolism. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Mar 04; 100(5):2748-53. PMID: 12601178.
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    553. Shahar E, Chambless LE, Rosamond WD, Boland LL, Ballantyne CM, McGovern PG, Sharrett AR. Plasma lipid profile and incident ischemic stroke: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. Stroke. 2003 Mar; 34(3):623-31. PMID: 12624282.
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    555. Fernandes LS, Conde ID, Wayne Smith C, Kansas GS, Snapp KR, Bennet N, Ballantyne C, McIntire LV, O'Brian Smith E, Klem JA, Mathew S, Frangogiannis N, Turner NA, Maresh KJ, Kleiman NS. Platelet-monocyte complex formation: effect of blocking PSGL-1 alone, and in combination with alphaIIbbeta3 and alphaMbeta2, in coronary stenting. Thromb Res. 2003; 111(3):171-7. PMID: 14678816.
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    556. Borjesson DL, Simon SI, Hodzic E, DeCock HE, Ballantyne CM, Barthold SW. Roles of neutrophil beta 2 integrins in kinetics of bacteremia, extravasation, and tick acquisition of Anaplasma phagocytophila in mice. Blood. 2003 Apr 15; 101(8):3257-64. PMID: 12480703.
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    557. Xydakis AM, Ballantyne CM. Combination therapy for combined dyslipidemia. Am J Cardiol. 2002 Nov 20; 90(10B):21K-29K. PMID: 12467937.
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    558. Bodamer OA, Bercovich D, Schlabach M, Ballantyne C, Zoch D, Beaudet AL. Use of denaturing HPLC to provide efficient detection of mutations causing familial hypercholesterolemia. Clin Chem. 2002 Nov; 48(11):1913-8. PMID: 12406975.
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    559. Koenig JM, Ballantyne CM, Kumar AG, Smith CW, Yoder MC. Vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 expression and hematopoietic supportive capacity of immortalized murine stromal cell lines derived from fetal liver and adult bone marrow. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2002 Oct; 38(9):538-43. PMID: 12703982.
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    560. Salek L, Lutucuta S, Ballantyne CM, Gotto AM, Marian AJ. Effects of SREBF-1a and SCAP polymorphisms on plasma levels of lipids, severity, progression and regression of coronary atherosclerosis and response to therapy with fluvastatin. J Mol Med (Berl). 2002 11; 80(11):737-44. PMID: 12436350.
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    561. Ballantyne CM, Entman ML. Soluble adhesion molecules and the search for biomarkers for atherosclerosis. Circulation. 2002 Aug 13; 106(7):766-7. PMID: 12176941.
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    562. Morrisett JD, Abdel-Fattah G, Hoogeveen R, Mitchell E, Ballantyne CM, Pownall HJ, Opekun AR, Jaffe JS, Oppermann S, Kahan BD. Effects of sirolimus on plasma lipids, lipoprotein levels, and fatty acid metabolism in renal transplant patients. J Lipid Res. 2002 Aug; 43(8):1170-80. PMID: 12177161.
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    563. Bowden RA, Ding ZM, Donnachie EM, Petersen TK, Michael LH, Ballantyne CM, Burns AR. Role of alpha4 integrin and VCAM-1 in CD18-independent neutrophil migration across mouse cardiac endothelium. Circ Res. 2002 Mar 22; 90(5):562-9. PMID: 11909820.
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    564. Borjesson DL, Simon SI, Hodzic E, Ballantyne CM, Barthold SW. Kinetics of CD11b/CD18 up-regulation during infection with the agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis in mice. Lab Invest. 2002 Mar; 82(3):303-11. PMID: 11896209.
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    566. Case CC, Ballantyne CM. Statins and inflammatory markers. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2002 Jan; 4(1):42-7. PMID: 11772421.
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