Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Xiang Gao

Xiang Gao

Associate Professor, Nutritional Sciences
Scientific Program:Cancer Control
xxg14@psu.edu

Research Interests

  • Parkinson Disease
  • Prospective Studies
  • Confidence Intervals
  • Health
  • Mortality
  • Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Population
  • China
  • Serum
  • Cohort Studies
  • Blood Pressure
  • Meta-Analysis

Recent Publications

2019

Liu, YH, Gao, X, Mitchell, DC, Wood, GC, Bailey, RK, Still, CD & Jensen, GL 2019, ' Validation of a Diet Quality Screening Tool for Use in the Oldest Old * ', Journal of Nutrition in Gerontology and Geriatrics. https://doi.org/10.1080/21551197.2019.1601604
Xu, RY, Zhou, YQ, Zhang, XM, Wan, YP & Gao, X 2019, 'A two-year study of parental obesity status and childhood obesity in China' Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 260-267. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.numecd.2018.11.004
Wu, S, Jin, C, Li, S, Zheng, X, Zhang, X, Cui, L & Gao, X 2019, 'Aging, Arterial Stiffness, and Blood Pressure Association in Chinese Adults', Hypertension (Dallas, Tex. : 1979), vol. 73, no. 4, pp. 893-899. https://doi.org/10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.118.12396
Zhuang, S, Na, M, Winkelman, JW, Ba, D, Liu, CF, Liu, G & Gao, X 2019, 'Association of Restless Legs Syndrome With Risk of Suicide and Self-harm', JAMA network open, vol. 2, no. 8, pp. e199966. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.9966
Wu, S, An, S, Li, W, Lichtenstein, AH, Gao, J, Kris-Etherton, PM, Wu, Y, Jin, C, Huang, S, Hu, FB & Gao, X 2019, 'Association of Trajectory of Cardiovascular Health Score and Incident Cardiovascular Disease', JAMA network open, vol. 2, no. 5, pp. e194758. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.4758
Mao, C, Yuan, JQ, Lv, YB, Gao, X, Yin, ZX, Kraus, VB, Luo, JS, Chei, CL, Matchar, DB, Zeng, Y & Shi, XM 2019, 'Associations between superoxide dismutase, malondialdehyde and all-cause mortality in older adults: A community-based cohort study' BMC Geriatrics, vol. 19, no. 1, 104. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-019-1109-z
Su, J, Cui, L, Yang, W, Shi, H, Jin, C, Shu, R, Li, H, Zeng, X, Wu, S & Gao, X 2019, 'Baseline high-sensitivity C-reactive protein predicts the risk of incident ankylosing spondylitis: Results of a community-based prospective study', PloS one, vol. 14, no. 2, e0211946. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0211946
Li, S, Cheng, J, Cui, L, Gurol, ME, Bhatt, DL, Fonarow, GC, Benjamin, EJ, Xing, A, Xia, Y, Wu, S & Gao, X 2019, 'Cohort study of repeated measurements of serum urate and risk of incident atrial fibrillation', Journal of the American Heart Association, vol. 8, no. 13, e012020. https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.119.012020
Liu, YH, Gao, X, Mitchell, DC, Wood, GC, Still, CD & Jensen, GL 2019, 'Diet Quality Is Associated With Mortality in Adults Aged 80 Years and Older: A Prospective Study', Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.16089
Shi, X, Lv, Y, Mao, C, Yuan, J, Yin, Z, Gao, X & Zhang, Z 2019, 'Garlic consumption and all-cause mortality among Chinese oldest-old individuals: A population-based cohort study', Nutrients, vol. 11, no. 7, 1504. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu11071504
Li, FR, Zhang, XR, Zhong, WF, Li, ZH, Gao, X, Kraus, VB, Lv, YB, Zou, MC, Chen, GC, Chen, PL, Zhang, MY, Kur, AKA, Shi, XM, Wu, XB & Mao, C 2019, 'Glycated Hemoglobin and All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality among Adults with and Without Diabetes', Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol. 104, no. 8, pp. 3345-3354. https://doi.org/10.1210/jc.2018-02536
Li, ZH, Lv, YB, Zhong, WF, Gao, X, Byers Kraus, V, Zou, MC, Zhang, XR, Li, FR, Yuan, JQ, Shi, XM, Wu, XB & Mao, C 2019, 'High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol and All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality among the Elderly', Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol. 104, no. 8, pp. 3370-3378. https://doi.org/10.1210/jc.2018-02511
Xu, R, Zhang, Y, Gao, X, Wan, Y & Fan, Z 2019, 'High-Sensitivity CRP (C-Reactive Protein) Is Associated With Incident Carotid Artery Plaque in Chinese Aged Adults', Stroke, vol. 50, no. 7, pp. 1655-1660. https://doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.025101
Ma, C, Gurol, ME, Huang, Z, Lichtenstein, AH, Wang, X, Wang, Y, Neumann, S, Wu, S & Gao, X 2019, 'Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and risk of intracerebral hemorrhage: A prospective study', Neurology, vol. 93, no. 5, pp. e445-e457. https://doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000007853
Palacios, N, Scott, T, Sahasrabudhe, N, Gao, X & Tucker, KL 2019, 'Lower plasma Vitamin B-6 is associated with 2-year cognitive decline in the Boston Puerto Rican Health Study', Journal of Nutrition, vol. 149, no. 4, pp. 635-641. https://doi.org/10.1093/jn/nxy268
Shen, X, Wu, S, Xu, R, Wu, Y, Li, J, Cui, L, Shu, R & Gao, X 2019, 'Neck circumference is associated with hyperuricemia: a cross-sectional study', Clinical Rheumatology, vol. 38, no. 9, pp. 2373-2381. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10067-019-04541-1
Xu, R, Zhang, X, Zhou, Y, Wan, Y & Gao, X 2019, 'Parental overweight and hypertension are associated with their children's blood pressure', Nutrition and Metabolism, vol. 16, no. 1, 35. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12986-019-0357-4
Mao, C, Li, FR, Yin, ZX, Lv, YB, Luo, JS, Yuan, JQ, Mhungu, F, Wang, JN, Shi, WY, Zhou, JH, Chen, GC, Gao, X, Kraus, VB, Wu, XB & Shi, XM 2019, 'Plasma 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Concentrations Are Inversely Associated with All-Cause Mortality among a Prospective Cohort of Chinese Adults Aged ≥80 Years', The Journal of nutrition, vol. 149, no. 6, pp. 1056-1064. https://doi.org/10.1093/jn/nxz041
Cui, M, Hu, Y, Bi, Y, Wang, W, Wang, M, Zhang, X, Zhang, R, Wang, P, Su, Z, Gao, X, Wang, J, Li, Q, Liao, Q & Zhao, Y 2019, 'Preliminary exploration of potential molecular therapeutic targets in recurrent and metastatic parathyroid carcinomas', International Journal of Cancer, vol. 144, no. 3, pp. 525-532. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.31948
Zhang, X, Hu, Y, Wang, M, Zhang, R, Wang, PP, Cui, M, Su, Z, Gao, X, Liao, Q & Zhao, Y 2019, 'Profiling analysis of long non-coding RNA and mRNA in parathyroid carcinoma', Endocrine-Related Cancer, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 163-176. https://doi.org/10.1530/ERC-18-0480
Shen, X, Jin, C, Wu, Y, Zhang, Y, Wang, X, Huang, W, Li, J, Wu, S & Gao, X 2019, 'Prospective study of perceived dietary salt intake and the risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease', Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. https://doi.org/10.1111/jhn.12674
Wu, Z, Huang, Z, Wu, Y, Huang, S, Wang, Y, Zhao, H, Chen, S, Wu, S & Gao, X 2019, 'Sedentary time, metabolic abnormalities, and all-cause mortality after myocardial infarction: A mediation analysis', European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 96-104. https://doi.org/10.1177/2047487318804611
Palacios, N, Scott, T, Sahasrabudhe, N, Gao, X & Tucker, KL 2019, 'Serum vitamin D and cognition in a cohort of Boston-area Puerto Ricans', Nutritional Neuroscience. https://doi.org/10.1080/1028415X.2018.1545291
Rosinger, A, Chang, A-M, Buxton, OM, Li, J, Wu, S & Gao, X 2019, 'Short sleep duration is associated with inadequate hydration: Cross-cultural evidence from US and Chinese adults', Sleep, vol. 42, no. 2. https://doi.org/10.1093/sleep/zsy210
Mattei, J, Bigornia, SJ, Sotos-Prieto, M, Scott, T, Gao, X & Tucker, KL 2019, 'The Mediterranean Diet and 2-Year Change in Cognitive Function by Status of Type 2 Diabetes and Glycemic Control', Diabetes care, vol. 42, no. 8, pp. 1372-1379. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc19-0130
Lv, YB, Mao, C, Gao, X, Yin, ZX, Kraus, VB, Yuan, JQ, Zhang, J, Luo, JS, Zeng, Y & Shi, XM 2019, 'Triglycerides Paradox Among the Oldest Old: “The Lower the Better?”', Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, vol. 67, no. 4, pp. 741-748. https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.15733

2018

Liu, YH, Huang, Z, Vaidya, A, Li, J, Curhan, GC, Wu, S & Gao, X 2018, 'A longitudinal study of altered taste and smell perception and change in blood pressure', Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases, vol. 28, no. 9, pp. 877-883. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.numecd.2018.05.002
Ma, C, Pavlova, M, Li, J, Liu, Y, Sun, Y, Huang, Z, Wu, S & Gao, X 2018, 'Alcohol consumption and probable rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder', Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology, vol. 5, no. 10, pp. 1176-1183. https://doi.org/10.1002/acn3.630
Yuan, JQ, Lv, YB, Chen, HS, Gao, X, Yin, ZX, Wang, WT, Kraus, VB, Luo, JS, Wang, JN, Zeng, Y, Mao, C & Shi, XM 2019, 'Association Between Late-Life Blood Pressure and the Incidence of Cognitive Impairment: A Community-Based Prospective Cohort Study', Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 177-182.e2. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2018.05.029
Lv, YB, Yuan, JQ, Mao, C, Gao, X, Yin, ZX, Kraus, VB, Luo, JS, Chen, HS, Zeng, Y, Wang, WT, Wang, JN & Shi, XM 2018, 'Association of Body Mass Index With Disability in Activities of Daily Living Among Chinese Adults 80 Years of Age or Older', JAMA network open, vol. 1, no. 5, pp. e181915. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.1915
Lv, YB, Liu, S, Yin, ZX, Gao, X, Kraus, VB, Mao, C, Yuan, JQ, Zhang, J, Luo, JS, Chen, HS, Zeng, Y & Shi, XM 2018, 'Associations of Body Mass Index and Waist Circumference with 3-Year All-Cause Mortality Among the Oldest Old: Evidence from a Chinese Community-Based Prospective Cohort Study', Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, vol. 19, no. 8, pp. 672-678.e4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2018.03.015
Wang, JB, Huang, QC, Hu, SC, Zheng, PW, Shen, P, Li, D, Lu, HC, Gao, X, Lin, HB & Chen, K 2018, 'Baseline and longitudinal change in blood pressure and mortality in a Chinese cohort', Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, vol. 72, no. 12, pp. 1083-1090. https://doi.org/10.1136/jech-2018-211050
Xu, RY, Zhou, YQ, Zhang, XM, Wan, YP & Gao, X 2018, 'Body mass index, waist circumference, body fat mass, and risk of developing hypertension in normal-weight children and adolescents', Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases, vol. 28, no. 10, pp. 1061-1066. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.numecd.2018.05.015
McClain, AC, Xiao, RS, Gao, X, Tucker, KL, Falcon, LM & Mattei, J 2018, 'Food insecurity and odds of high allostatic load in puerto rican adults: The role of participation in the supplemental nutrition assistance program during 5 years of follow-up', Psychosomatic medicine, vol. 80, no. 8, pp. 733-741. https://doi.org/10.1097/PSY.0000000000000628
Hughes, KC, Gao, X, O'Reilly, EJ, Kim, IY, Wang, M, Weisskopf, MG, Schwarzschild, MA & Ascherio, A 2018, 'Genetic variants related to urate and risk of Parkinson's disease', Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, vol. 53, pp. 4-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.parkreldis.2018.04.031
Yang, W, Gao, X, Zhang, X, Hu, Y, Guo, H, Wang, K, Yan, Y, He, J, Zhang, J, Ma, J, Mao, L, Mu, L, Liu, J, Li, S, Ding, Y, Zhang, M, Ma, R & Guo, S 2018, 'Impact of interactions among metabolic syndrome components on the development of cardiovascular disease among Kazakhs in Xinjiang', PloS one, vol. 13, no. 10, e0205703. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0205703
Rafie, C, Ning, Y, Wang, A, Gao, X & Houlihan, R 2018, 'Impact of physical activity and sleep quality on quality of life of rural residents with and without a history of cancer: Findings of the day and night study', Cancer Management and Research, vol. 10, pp. 5525-5535. https://doi.org/10.2147/CMAR.S160481
Kim, IY, O'Reilly, ÉJ, Hughes, KC, Gao, X, Schwarzschild, MA, Hannan, MT, Betensky, RA & Ascherio, A 2018, 'Integration of risk factors for Parkinson disease in 2 large longitudinal cohorts', Neurology, vol. 90, no. 19, pp. E1646-E1653. https://doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000005473
Kim, IY, O'Reilly, ÉJ, Hughes, KC, Gao, X, Schwarzschild, MA, McCullough, ML, Hannan, MT, Betensky, RA & Ascherio, A 2018, 'Interaction between caffeine and polymorphisms of glutamate ionotropic receptor NMDA type subunit 2A (GRIN2A) and cytochrome P450 1A2 (CYP1A2) on Parkinson's disease risk', Movement Disorders, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 414-420. https://doi.org/10.1002/mds.27279
Li, Y, Huang, Z, Jin, C, Xing, A, Liu, Y, Huangfu, C, Lichtenstein, AH, Tucker, KL, Wu, S & Gao, X 2018, 'Longitudinal change of perceived salt intake and stroke risk in a Chinese population', Stroke, vol. 49, no. 6, pp. 1332-1339. https://doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.117.020277
Wu, Z, Sheng, H, Su, X, Gao, X, Lu, L & Jin, W 2018, 'Mediating effect of diabetes mellitus on the association between chromosome 9p21.3 locus and myocardial infarction risk: A case-control study in Shanghai, China', Frontiers in Endocrinology, vol. 9, no. JUL, 362. https://doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2018.00362
He, SB, Liu, CY, Chen, LD, Ye, ZN, Zhang, YP, Tang, WG, Wang, BD & Gao, X 2018, 'Meta-Analysis of Visual Evoked Potential and Parkinson's Disease', Parkinson's Disease, vol. 2018, 3201308. https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/3201308
Mao, L, He, J, Gao, X, Guo, H, Wang, K, Zhang, X, Yang, W, Zhang, J, Li, S, Hu, Y, Mu, L, Yan, Y, Ma, J, Ding, Y, Zhang, M, Liu, J, Ma, R & Guo, S 2018, 'Metabolic syndrome in Xinjiang Kazakhs and construction of a risk prediction model for cardiovascular disease risk' PloS one, vol. 13, no. 9, e0202665. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0202665
Hughes, KC, Gao, X, Baker, JM, Stephen, C, Kim, IY, Valeri, L, Schwarzschild, MA & Ascherio, A 2018, 'Non-motor features of Parkinson's disease in a nested case-control study of US men', Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, vol. 89, no. 12, pp. 1288-1295. https://doi.org/10.1136/jnnp-2018-318275
Shen, X, Cai, J, Gao, J, Vaidya, A, Liu, X, Li, W, Chen, S, Zhou, Y, Li, Y, Zhang, Y, Zhao, J, Hu, FB, Wu, S & Gao, X 2018, 'Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and risk of diabetes: A prospective study in China', Endocrine Practice, vol. 24, no. 9, pp. 823-832. https://doi.org/10.4158/EP-2018-0098
Xu, R, Zhang, X, Zhou, Y, Wan, Y & Gao, X 2019, 'Percentage of free fat mass is associated with elevated blood pressure in healthy Chinese children', Hypertension Research, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. 95-104. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41440-018-0129-y
Jin, C, Li, G, Rexrode, KM, Gurol, ME, Yuan, X, Hui, Y, Ruan, C, Vaidya, A, Wang, Y, Wu, S & Gao, X 2018, 'Prospective study of fasting blood glucose and intracerebral hemorrhagic risk', Stroke, vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 27-33. https://doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.117.019189
Li, Y, Li, Y, Winkelman, JW, Walters, AS, Han, J, Hu, FB & Gao, X 2018, 'Prospective study of restless legs syndrome and total and cardiovascular mortality among women', Neurology, vol. 90, no. 2, pp. e135-e141. https://doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000004814
Lv, YB, Gao, X, Yin, ZX, Chen, HS, Luo, JS, Brasher, MS, Kraus, VB, Li, TT, Zeng, Y & Shi, XM 2018, 'Revisiting the association of blood pressure with mortality in oldest old people in China: Community based, longitudinal prospective study', BMJ (Online), vol. 361, k2158. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k2158
Xu, R, Zhou, Y, Li, Y, Zhang, X, Chen, Z, Wan, Y & Gao, X 2019, 'Snack cost and percentage of body fat in Chinese children and adolescents: a longitudinal study', European Journal of Nutrition, vol. 58, no. 5, pp. 2079-2086. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00394-018-1769-z
Huang, S, Li, J, Wu, Y, Ranjbar, S, Xing, A, Zhao, H, Wang, Y, Shearer, GC, Bao, L, Lichtenstein, AH, Wu, S & Gao, X 2018, 'Tea consumption and longitudinal change in high-density lipoprotein cholesterol concentration in Chinese adults', Journal of the American Heart Association, vol. 7, no. 13, e008814. https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.118.008814
Iwaki, H, Hughes, KC, Gao, X, Schwarzschild, MA & Ascherio, A 2018, 'The association between restless legs syndrome and premotor symptoms of Parkinson's disease', Journal of the neurological sciences, vol. 394, pp. 41-44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jns.2018.08.028
Cong, L, Liu, Q, Zhang, R, Cui, M, Zhang, X, Gao, X, Guo, J, Dai, M, Zhang, T, Liao, Q & Zhao, Y 2018, 'Tumor size classification of the 8th edition of TNM staging system is superior to that of the 7th edition in predicting the survival outcome of pancreatic cancer patients after radical resection and adjuvant chemotherapy', Scientific reports, vol. 8, no. 1, 10383. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-28193-4

2017

Ma, JF, Qiao, Y, Gao, X, Liang, L, Liu, XL, Li, DH, Tang, HD & Chen, SD 2017, 'A community-based study of risk factors for probable rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder', Sleep Medicine, vol. 30, pp. 71-76. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sleep.2016.06.027
Cao, S, Hu, Y, Zhao, Y, Su, Z, Xu, Z, Gao, X, Liao, Q & Zhao, Y 2017, 'A retrospective study of elevated post-operative parathormone in primary hyperparathyroid patients', Oncotarget, vol. 8, no. 60, pp. 101158-101164. https://doi.org/10.18632/oncotarget.20416
Li, X, Wang, A, Wang, J, Wu, J, Wang, D, Gao, X, Wu, S & Zhao, X 2017, 'Association between High-density-lipoprotein-cholesterol Levels and the Prevalence of Asymptomatic Intracranial Arterial Stenosis', Scientific reports, vol. 7, no. 1, 573. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-00596-9
Li, W, Jin, C, Vaidya, A, Wu, Y, Rexrode, K, Zheng, X, Gurol, ME, Ma, C, Wu, S & Gao, X 2017, 'Blood Pressure Trajectories and the Risk of Intracerebral Hemorrhage and Cerebral Infarction: A Prospective Study', Hypertension, vol. 70, no. 3, pp. 508-514. https://doi.org/10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.117.09479
Ma, C, Yin, Z, Zhu, P, Luo, J, Shi, X & Gao, X 2017, 'Blood cholesterol in late-life and cognitive decline: A longitudinal study of the Chinese elderly', Molecular Neurodegeneration, vol. 12, no. 1, 24. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13024-017-0167-y
Wei, QQ, Chen, Y, Cao, B, Ou, RW, Zhang, L, Hou, Y, Gao, X & Shang, H 2017, 'Blood hemoglobin A1c levels and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis survival', Molecular Neurodegeneration, vol. 12, no. 1, 69. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13024-017-0211-y
Hu, Y, Cui, M, Sun, Z, Su, Z, Gao, X, Liao, Q & Zhao, Y 2017, 'Clinical Presentation, Management, and Outcomes of Primary Hyperparathyroidism during Pregnancy', International Journal of Endocrinology, vol. 2017, 3947423. https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/3947423
Wu, Z, Su, X, Sheng, H, Chen, Y, Gao, X, Bao, L & Jin, W 2017, 'Conditional Inference Tree for Multiple Gene-Environment Interactions on Myocardial Infarction', Archives of Medical Research, vol. 48, no. 6, pp. 546-552. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arcmed.2017.12.001
Kim, IY, O'Reilly, ÉJ, Hughes, KC, Gao, X, Schwarzschild, MA & Ascherio, A 2017, 'Differences in Parkinson's Disease Risk with Caffeine Intake and Postmenopausal Hormone Use', Journal of Parkinson's Disease, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 677-684. https://doi.org/10.3233/JPD-171175
Gao, X & Koo, B 2017, Epidemiologic evidence in cardiovascular disease. in Restless Legs Syndrome/Willis Ekbom Disease: Long-Term Consequences and Management. Springer New York, pp. 79-91. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-6777-3_6
Hughes, KC, Gao, X, Kim, IY, Wang, M, Weisskopf, MG, Schwarzschild, MA & Ascherio, A 2017, 'Intake of dairy foods and risk of Parkinson disease', Neurology, vol. 89, no. 1, pp. 46-52. https://doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000004057
Yao, L, Wang, M, Niu, Z, Liu, Q, Gao, X, Zhou, L, Liao, Q & Zhao, Y 2017, 'Interleukin-27 inhibits malignant behaviors of pancreatic cancer cells by targeting M2 polarized tumor associated macrophages', Cytokine, vol. 89, pp. 194-200. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cyto.2015.12.003
Jin, C, Chen, S, Vaidya, A, Wu, Y, Wu, Z, Hu, FB, Kris-Etherton, PM, Wu, S & Gao, X 2017, 'Longitudinal change in fasting blood glucose and myocardial infarction risk in a population without diabetes', Diabetes care, vol. 40, no. 11, pp. 1565-1572. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc17-0610
Huang, S, Li, J, Shearer, GC, Lichtenstein, AH, Zheng, X, Wu, Y, Jin, C, Wu, S & Gao, X 2017, 'Longitudinal study of alcohol consumption and HDL concentrations: A community-based study', American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol. 105, no. 4, pp. 905-912. https://doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.116.144832
Ma, C, Liu, Y, Neumann, S & Gao, X 2017, 'Nicotine from cigarette smoking and diet and Parkinson disease: A review', Translational Neurodegeneration, vol. 6, no. 1, 18. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40035-017-0090-8
Cheng, FW, Gao, X, Bao, L, Mitchell, DC, Wood, C, Sliwinski, MJ, Smiciklas-Wright, H, Still, CD, Rolston, DDK & Jensen, GL 2017, 'Obesity as a risk factor for developing functional limitation among older adults: A conditional inference tree analysis', Obesity, vol. 25, no. 7, pp. 1263-1269. https://doi.org/10.1002/oby.21861
Wu, Z, Huang, Z, Jin, W, Rimm, EB, Lichtenstein, AH, Kris-Etherton, PM, Wu, S & Gao, X 2017, 'Peripheral inflammatory biomarkers for myocardial infarction risk: A prospective community-based study', Clinical Chemistry, vol. 63, no. 3, pp. 663-672. https://doi.org/10.1373/clinchem.2016.260828
Shan, DK, Zhou, Y, Wang, YX, Gao, X, Wang, W, Yang, JJ & Chen, YD 2017, 'Population-based cohort study in outcome of Phased Progression of Atherosclerosis in China (PERSUADE): Objective, rationale and design', Journal of Geriatric Cardiology, vol. 14, no. 8, pp. 491-495. https://doi.org/10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2017.08.001
Ji, C, Li, Y, Cui, L, Cai, J, Shi, J, Cheng, FW, Li, Y, Curhan, GC, Wu, S & Gao, X 2017, 'Prenatal Earthquake Exposure and Midlife Uric Acid Levels Among Chinese Adults', Arthritis Care and Research, vol. 69, no. 5, pp. 703-708. https://doi.org/10.1002/acr.22973
Guo, H, Gao, X, Ma, R, Liu, J, Ding, Y, Zhang, M, Zhang, J, Mu, L, He, J, Yan, Y, Ma, J, Guo, S & Wei, S 2017, 'Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome and its Associated Factors among Multi-ethnic Adults in Rural Areas in Xinjiang, China', Scientific reports, vol. 7, no. 1, 17643. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-17870-5
Ma, C, Pavlova, M, Liu, Y, Liu, Y, Huangfu, C, Wu, S & Gao, X 2017, 'Probable REM sleep behavior disorder and risk of stroke: A prospective study', Neurology, vol. 88, no. 19, pp. 1849-1855. https://doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000003902
Chen, X, Feng, D, Schwarzschild, MA & Gao, X 2017, 'Red hair, MC1R variants, and risk for Parkinson's disease - a meta-analysis', Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology, vol. 4, no. 3. https://doi.org/10.1002/acn3.381
Chen, S, Li, W, Jin, C, Vaidya, A, Gao, J, Yang, H, Wu, S & Gao, X 2017, 'Resting heart rate trajectory pattern predicts arterial stiffness in a community-based Chinese cohort', Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology, vol. 37, no. 2, pp. 359-364. https://doi.org/10.1161/ATVBAHA.116.308674
Zhang, R, Li, B, Gao, X, Tian, R, Pan, Y, Jiang, Y, Gu, H, Wang, Y, Wang, Y & Liu, G 2017, 'Serum 25-hydroxyVitamin D and the risk of cardiovascular disease: Dose-response meta-analysis of prospective studies1-3', American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol. 105, no. 4, pp. 810-819. https://doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.116.140392
Li, J, Huang, Z, Hou, J, Sawyer, AM, Wu, Z, Cai, J, Curhan, G, Wu, S & Gao, X 2017, 'Sleep and CKD in Chinese adults: A cross-sectional study', Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, vol. 12, no. 6, pp. 885-892. https://doi.org/10.2215/CJN.09270816
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Huang, Z, Huang, S, Cong, H, Li, Z, Li, J, Keller, KL, Shearer, GC, Kris-Etherton, PM, Wu, S & Gao, X 2017, 'Smell and taste dysfunction is associated with higher serum total cholesterol concentrations in Chinese adults', Journal of Nutrition, vol. 147, no. 8, pp. 1546-1551. https://doi.org/10.3945/jn.117.250480

2016

Vaidya, A, Cui, L, Sun, L, Lu, B, Chen, S, Liu, X, Zhou, Y, Liu, X, Xie, X, Hu, FB, Wu, S & Gao, X 2016, 'A prospective study of impaired fasting glucose and type 2 diabetes in China: The Kailuan study', Medicine (United States), vol. 95, no. 46, e5350. https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000005350
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Song, Y, Li, B, Wang, C, Wang, P, Gao, X & Liu, G 2016, 'Association between 5,10-Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase C677T Gene Polymorphism and Risk of Ischemic Stroke: A Meta-analysis', Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 679-687. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2015.11.041
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Cheng, FW, Gao, X, Mitchell, DC, Wood, C, Still, CD, Rolston, D & Jensen, GL 2016, 'Body mass index and all-cause mortality among older adults', Obesity, vol. 24, no. 10, pp. 2232-2239. https://doi.org/10.1002/oby.21612
Yang, JY, Yang, X, Li, Y, Xu, J, Zhou, Y, Wang, AX, Gao, X, Xu, L, Wu, SL, Wei, WB, Zhao, XQ & Jonas, JB 2016, 'Carotid atherosclerosis, cerebrospinal fluid pressure, and retinal vessel diameters: The asymptomatic polyvascular abnormalities in community study', PloS one, vol. 11, no. 12, e0166993. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0166993
Hu, Y, Liao, Q, Cao, S, Gao, X & Zhao, Y 2016, 'Diagnostic performance of parafibromin immunohistochemical staining for sporadic parathyroid carcinoma: a meta-analysis', Endocrine, vol. 54, no. 3, pp. 612-619. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12020-016-0997-3
Wong, JC, Scott, T, Wilde, P, Li, YG, Tucker, KL & Gao, X 2016, 'Food insecurity is associated with subsequent cognitive decline in the Boston Puerto Rican health study', Journal of Nutrition, vol. 146, no. 9, pp. 1740-1745. https://doi.org/10.3945/jn.115.228700
Ye, ZX, Gao, X, Qu, Q, Ye, X & He, XD 2016, 'Gaucher disease with mesenteric lymphadenopathy: A case with 13-year follow-up', Chinese Medical Journal, vol. 129, no. 20, pp. 2502-2503. https://doi.org/10.4103/0366-6999.191825
Li, Z, Meng, L, Huang, Z, Cui, L, Li, W, Gao, J, Wang, Z, Zhang, R, Zhou, J, Zhang, G, Chen, S, Zheng, X, Cong, H, Gao, X & Wu, S 2016, 'Ideal Cardiovascular Health Metrics and Incident Hyperuricemia', Arthritis Care and Research, vol. 68, no. 5, pp. 660-666. https://doi.org/10.1002/acr.22830
Hughes, KC, Gao, X, Kim, IY, Rimm, EB, Wang, M, Weisskopf, MG, Schwarzschild, MA & Ascherio, A 2016, 'Intake of antioxidant vitamins and risk of Parkinson's disease', Movement Disorders, vol. 31, no. 12, pp. 1909-1914. https://doi.org/10.1002/mds.26819
Batool-Anwar, S, Li, Y, De Vito, K, Malhotra, A, Winkelman, J & Gao, X 2016, 'Lifestyle factors and risk of restless legs syndrome: prospective cohort study', Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 187-194. https://doi.org/10.5664/jcsm.5482
Wu, Z, Jin, C, Vaidya, A, Jin, W, Huang, Z, Wu, S & Gao, X 2016, 'Longitudinal Patterns of Blood Pressure, Incident Cardiovascular Events, and All-Cause Mortality in Normotensive Diabetic People', Hypertension, vol. 68, no. 1, pp. 71-77. https://doi.org/10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.116.07381
Cheng, FW, Gao, X, Mitchell, DC, Wood, C, Rolston, DDK, Still, CD & Jensen, GL 2016, 'Metabolic Health Status and the Obesity Paradox in Older Adults', Journal of Nutrition in Gerontology and Geriatrics, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 161-176. https://doi.org/10.1080/21551197.2016.1199004
Li, WQ, Gao, X, Tworoger, SS, Qureshi, AA & Han, J 2016, 'Natural hair color and questionnaire-reported pain among women in the United States' Pigment Cell and Melanoma Research, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 239-242. https://doi.org/10.1111/pcmr.12445
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Wu, Y, Wang, X, Wang, C, Sun, Q, Song, N, Zhou, Y, Jiang, Q, Qiao, Y, Xu, J, Liang, L, Tang, H, Ma, J, Gao, X & Chen, SD 2016, 'Prevalence and clinical features of non-motor symptoms of essential tremor in Shanghai rural area', Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, vol. 22, pp. 15-20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.parkreldis.2015.10.617
Cheng, FW, Li, Y, Winkelman, JW, Hu, FB, Rimm, EB & Gao, X 2016, 'Probable insomnia is associated with future total energy intake and diet quality in men', American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol. 104, no. 2, pp. 462-469. https://doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.116.131060
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2015

Sotos-Prieto, M, Bhupathiraju, SN, Falcón, LM, Gao, X, Tucker, KL & Mattei, J 2015, 'A healthy lifestyle score is associated with cardiometabolic and neuroendocrine risk factors among Puerto Rican adults', Journal of Nutrition, vol. 145, no. 7, pp. 1531-1540. https://doi.org/10.3945/jn.114.206391
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Lian, F, Wang, J, Huang, X, Wu, Y, Cao, Y, Tan, X, Xu, X, Hong, Y, Yang, L & Gao, X 2015, 'Effect of vegetable consumption on the association between peripher leucocyte telomere length and hypertension: A case-control study', BMJ open, vol. 5, no. 11, e009305. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009305
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