Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Connie Jo Rogers, PhD

Connie Jo Rogers, PhD

Professor, Nutritional Sciences
Scientific Program:Cancer Control
cjr102@psu.edu

Research Interests

  • Neoplasms
  • Obesity
  • Diet
  • T-Lymphocytes
  • Cytokines
  • Fats
  • Vaccines
  • Immunity
  • Young Adult
  • Spices
  • Chitosan
  • Bifidobacterium animalis

Recent Publications

2022

Arnold, CRK, Srinivasan, S, Rodriguez, S, Rydzak, N, Herzog, CM, Gontu, A, Bharti, N, Small, M, Rogers, CJ, Schade, MM, Kuchipudi, SV, Kapur, V, Read, AF & Ferrari, MJ 2022, 'A longitudinal study of the impact of university student return to campus on the SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence among the community members', Scientific reports, vol. 12, no. 1, 8586. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-12499-5
Oh, ES, Petersen, KS, Kris-Etherton, PM & Rogers, CJ 2022, 'Four weeks of spice consumption lowers plasma proinflammatory cytokines and alters the function of monocytes in adults at risk of cardiometabolic disease: secondary outcome analysis in a 3-period, randomized, crossover, controlled feeding trial', The American journal of clinical nutrition, vol. 115, no. 1, pp. 61-72. https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/nqab331

2021

Bruinsma, TJ, Dyer, AM, Rogers, CJ, Schmitz, KH & Sturgeon, KM 2021, 'Effects of diet and exercise-induced weight loss on biomarkers of inflammation in breast cancer survivors: A systematic review and meta-analysis', Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention, vol. 30, no. 6, pp. 1048-1062. https://doi.org/10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-20-1029
Petersen, KS, Davis, KM, Rogers, CJ, Proctor, DN, West, SG & Kris-Etherton, PM 2021, 'Herbs and spices at a relatively high culinary dosage improves 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure in adults at risk of cardiometabolic diseases: A randomized, crossover, controlled-feeding study', American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol. 114, no. 6, pp. 1936-1948. https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/nqab291
Zhang, X, Wang, G, Forman, MR, Fu, Q, Rogers, CJ, Wu, S & Gao, X 2021, 'In utero and childhood exposure to the Great Chinese Famine and risk of cancer in adulthood: The Kailuan Study', American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol. 114, no. 6, pp. 2017-2024. https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/nqab282
Ba, Z, Lee, Y, Meng, H, Kris-Etherton, PM, Rogers, CJ, Lewis, ZT, Mills, DA, Furumoto, EJ, Rolon, ML, Fleming, JA & Roberts, RF 2021, 'Matrix Effects on the Delivery Efficacy of Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis BB-12 on Fecal Microbiota, Gut Transit Time, and Short-Chain Fatty Acids in Healthy Young Adults', mSphere, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1128/mSphere.00084-21

2020

Xu, Y & Rogers, CJ 2020, 'Impact of physical activity and energy restriction on immune regulation of cancer', Translational Cancer Research, vol. 9, no. 9, pp. 5700-5731. https://doi.org/10.21037/tcr.2020.03.38
Xu, Y & Rogers, CJ 2020, 'Physical Activity and Breast Cancer Prevention: Possible Role of Immune Mediators', Frontiers in Nutrition, vol. 7, 557997. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnut.2020.557997
Oh, ES, Petersen, KS, Kris-Etherton, PM & Rogers, CJ 2020, 'Spices in a High-Saturated-Fat, High-Carbohydrate Meal Reduce Postprandial Proinflammatory Cytokine Secretion in Men with Overweight or Obesity: A 3-Period, Crossover, Randomized Controlled Trial', Journal of Nutrition, vol. 150, no. 6, pp. 1600-1609. https://doi.org/10.1093/jn/nxaa063
Petersen, KS, Rogers, CJ, West, SG, Proctor, DN & Kris-Etherton, PM 2020, 'The effect of culinary doses of spices in a high-saturated fat, high-carbohydrate meal on postprandial lipemia and endothelial function: A randomized, controlled, crossover pilot trial', Food and Function, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 3191-3200. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9fo02438g

2019

Cantorna, MT, Rogers, CJ & Arora, J 2019, 'Aligning the Paradoxical Role of Vitamin D in Gastrointestinal Immunity', Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol. 30, no. 7, pp. 459-466. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tem.2019.04.005
Sturgeon, KM, Mathis, KM, Rogers, CJ, Schmitz, KH & Waning, DL 2019, 'Cancer- and Chemotherapy-Induced Musculoskeletal Degradation', JBMR Plus, vol. 3, no. 3, e10187. https://doi.org/10.1002/jbm4.10187
Turbitt, WJ, Collins, SD, Meng, H & Rogers, CJ 2019, 'Increased adiposity enhances the accumulation of MDSCs in the tumor microenvironment and adipose tissue of pancreatic tumor-bearing mice and in immune organs of tumor-free hosts', Nutrients, vol. 11, no. 12, 3012. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu11123012
Turbitt, WJ, Xu, Y, Sosnoski, DM, Collins, SD, Meng, H, Mastro, AM & Rogers, CJ 2019, 'Physical activity plus energy restriction prevents 4T1.2 mammary tumor progression, MDSC accumulation, and an immunosuppressive tumor microenvironment', Cancer Prevention Research, vol. 12, no. 8, pp. 493-505. https://doi.org/10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-17-0233

2018

Aurigemma, NC, Koltun, KJ, VanEvery, H, Rogers, CJ & De Souza, MJ 2018, 'Linking the Gut Microbiota to Bone Health in Anorexia Nervosa', Current Osteoporosis Reports, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 65-75. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11914-018-0420-5

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