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Amy H. Luke
Ph.D.
  • Professor
  • Director, LUC Institute of Public Health
  • Public Health Sciences
  • Family Medicine
Publications

Physical activity and pre-diabetes-an unacknowledged mid-life crisis: findings from NHANES 2003-2006Farni,K.; Shoham,D. A.; Cao,G.; Luke,A. H.; Layden,J.; Cooper,R. S.; Dugas,L. R.PeerJ 2014 ;2( ):e499

The Epidemiology of Cirrhosis in the United States: A Population-based StudyScaglione,S.; Kliethermes,S.; Cao,G.; Shoham,D.; Durazo,R.; Luke,A.; Volk,M. L.Journal of clinical gastroenterology 2014 ; ( ):

Vitamin D levels are low in adult patients with sickle cell disease in Jamaica and West AfricaTayo,B. O.; Akingbola,T. S.; Salako,B. L.; McKenzie,C. A.; Reid,M.; Layden,J.; Osunkwo,I.; Plange-Rhule,J.; Luke,A.; Durazo-Arvizu,R.; Cooper,R. S.BMC hematology 2014 ;14(1):12-1839-14-12. eCollection 2014

Association between smoking and total energy expenditure in a multi-country studyGonseth,S.; Dugas,L.; Viswanathan,B.; Forrester,T.; Lambert,V.; Plange-Rhule,J.; Durazo-Arvizu,R.; Luke,A.; Schoeller,D. A.; Bovet,P.Nutrition & Metabolism 2014 ;11(1):48-7075-11-48. eCollection 2014

Association between Anxiety Levels and Weight Change in the Multiethnic Study of AtherosclerosisRieke,K.; Durazo-Arvizu,R.; Liu,K.; Michos,E. D.; Luke,A.; Kramer,H.Journal of obesity 2014 ;2014( ):894627

Bisphenol A (BPA) Found in Humans and Water in Three Geographic Regions with Distinctly Different Levels of Economic DevelopmentKaralius,V. P.; Harbison,J. E.; Plange-Rhule,J.; van Breemen,R. B.; Li,G.; Huang,K.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Mora,N.; Dugas,L. R.; Vail,L.; Tuchman,N. C.; Forrester,T.; Luke,A.Environmental health insights 2014 ;8( ):1-3

Distribution of metals exposure and associations with cardiometabolic risk factors in the "Modeling the Epidemiologic Transition Study"Ettinger,A. S.; Bovet,P.; Plange-Rhule,J.; Forrester,T. E.; Lambert,E. V.; Lupoli,N.; Shine,J.; Dugas,L. R.; Shoham,D.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Cooper,R. S.; Luke,A.Environmental health : a global access science source 2014 ;13( ):90-069X-13-90

Prevalence of risk of deficiency and inadequacy of 25-hydroxyvitamin D in US children: NHANES 2003-2006Karalius,V. P.; Zinn,D.; Wu,J.; Cao,G.; Minutti,C.; Luke,A.; Kramer,H.; Durazo-Arvizu,R.Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEM 2014 ; ( ):

25-Hydroxyvitamin D in African-origin populations at varying latitudes challenges the construct of a physiologic normDurazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Camacho,P.; Bovet,P.; Forrester,T.; Lambert,E. V.; Plange-Rhule,J.; Hoofnagle,A. N.; Aloia,J.; Tayo,B.; Dugas,L. R.; Cooper,R. S.; Luke,A.The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2014 ; ( ):

Impact of westernization on fibroblast growth factor 23 levels among individuals of African ancestryEckberg,K.; Kramer,H.; Wolf,M.; Durazo-Arvizu,R.; Tayo,B.; Luke,A.; Cooper,R.Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association 2014 ; ( ):

Leveraging social influence to address overweight and obesity using agent-based models: The role of adolescent social networksZhang,J.; Tong,L.; Lamberson,P. J.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Luke,A.; Shoham,D. A.Social science & medicine (1982) 2014 ; ( ):

A mixed ecologic-cohort comparison of physical activity & weight among young adults from five populations of African originLuke,A.; Bovet,P.; Plange-Rhule,J.; Forrester,T. E.; Lambert,E. V.; Schoeller,D. A.; Dugas,L. R.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Shoham,D. A.; Cao,G.; Brage,S.; Ekelund,U.; Cooper,R. S.BMC Public Health 2014 ;14(1):397

The Nigerian antihypertensive adherence trial: a community-based randomized trialAdeyemo,A.; Tayo,B. O.; Luke,A.; Ogedegbe,O.; Durazo-Arvizu,R.; Cooper,R. S.Journal of hypertension 2013 ;31(1):201-207

Prediction of fat-free mass using bioelectrical impedance analysis in young adults from five populations of African originLuke,A.; Bovet,P.; Forrester,T. E.; Lambert,E. V.; Plange-Rhule,J.; Dugas,L. R.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Kroff,J.; Richie,W. N.; Schoeller,D. A.European journal of clinical nutrition 2013 ;67(9):956-960

Authors' response to commentaries on 'Physical activity does not influence obesity risk'Luke,A.; Cooper,R. S.International journal of epidemiology 2013 ;42(6):1848-1851

Physical activity does not influence obesity risk: time to clarify the public health messageLuke,A.; Cooper,R. S.International journal of epidemiology 2013 ;42(6):1831-1836

Multimethod analyses of discretionary time use and health behaviors among urban low-income african-american adolescents: a pilot studyBohnert,A.; Burdette,K.; Dugas,L.; Travers,L.; Randall,E.; Richards,M.; Luke,A.Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP 2013 ;34(8):589-598

25-hydroxyvitamin D levels in African American and Nigerian womenDurazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Aloia,J. F.; Dugas,L. R.; Tayo,B. O.; Shoham,D. A.; Bertino,A. M.; Yeh,J. K.; Cooper,R. S.; Luke,A.American Journal of Human Biology : The Official Journal of the Human Biology Council 2013 ;25(4):560-562

Mortality rates across 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) levels among adults with and without estimated glomerular filtration rate <60 ml/min/1.73 m2: the third national health and nutrition examination surveyKramer,H.; Sempos,C.; Cao,G.; Luke,A.; Shoham,D.; Cooper,R.; Durazo-Arvizu,R.PLoS ONE 2012 ;7(10):e47458

Patterns of sodium and potassium excretion and blood pressure in the African DiasporaTayo,B. O.; Luke,A.; McKenzie,C. A.; Kramer,H.; Cao,G.; Durazo-Arvizu,R.; Forrester,T.; Adeyemo,A. A.; Cooper,R. S.Journal of human hypertension 2012 ;26(5):315-324

An actor-based model of social network influence on adolescent body size, screen time, and playing sports.Shoham,D. A.; Tong,L.; Lamberson,P. J.; Auchincloss,A. H.; Zhang,J.; Dugas,L.; Kaufman,J. S.; Cooper,R. S.; Luke,A.PLoS ONE [Electronic Resource] 2012 ;7(6):e39795

Energy expenditure in adults living in developing compared with industrialized countries: a meta-analysis of doubly labeled water studies.Dugas,L. R.; Harders,R.; Merrill,S.; Ebersole,K.; Shoham,D. A.; Rush,E. C.; Assah,F. K.; Forrester,T.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Luke,A.American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2011 ;93(2):427-441

Assessing physical activity and its relationship to cardiovascular risk factors: NHANES 2003-2006.Luke,A.; Dugas,L. R.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Cao,G.BMC Public Health 2011 ;11( ):387

Genome wide association of anthropometric traits in African and African derived populationsKang,S. J.; Chiang,C. W.; Palmer,C. D.; Tayo,B. O.; Lettre,G.; Butler,J. L.; Hackett,R.; Adeyemo,A. A.; Guiducci,C.; Berzins,I.; Nguyen,T. T.; Feng,T.; Luke,A.; Shriner,D.; Ardlie,K.; Rotimi,C.; Wilks,R.; Forrester,T.; McKenzie,C. A.; Lyon,H. N.; Zhu,X.; Hirschhorn,J. N.Human molecular genetics 2010 ; ( ):

The evaluation of injury risk and recovery in junior competitive tennis players.Jayanthi,N. A.; Robertson,T. C.; Dugas,L.; Luke,A.Journal of medicine and science in tennis 2010 ;15(2):12-15

Increasing BMI and waist circumference and prevalence of obesity among adults with Type 2 diabetes: the National Health and Nutrition Examination SurveysKramer,H.; Cao,G.; Dugas,L.; Luke,A.; Cooper,R.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.Journal of diabetes and its complications 2010 ;24(6):368-374

Impact of adiponectin and ghrelin on incident glucose intolerance and on weight change.Bennett,N. R.; Boyne,M. S.; Royal-Thomas,T. Y.; Bennett,F. I.; Luke,A.; Wilks,R. J.; Forrester,T. E.Clinical endocrinology 2009 ;70(3):408-414

Admixture mapping of quantitative trait loci for BMI in African Americans: evidence for loci on chromosomes 3q, 5q, and 15q.Basu,A.; Tang,H.; Arnett,D.; Gu,C. C.; Mosley,T.; Kardia,S.; Luke,A.; Tayo,B.; Cooper,R.; Zhu,X.; Risch,N.Obesity 2009 ;17(6):1226-1231

Energy expenditure in young adult urban informal settlement dwellers in South AfricaDugas,L. R.; Carstens,M. A.; Ebersole,K.; Schoeller,D. A.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Lambert,E. V.; Luke,A.European journal of clinical nutrition 2009 ;63(6):805-807

Total daily energy expenditure in black and white, lean and obese South African women.Dugas,L. R.; Cohen,R.; Carstens,M. T.; Schoffelen,P. F.; Luke,A.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Goedecke,J. H.; Levitt,N. S.; Lambert,E. V.European journal of clinical nutrition 2009 ;63(5):667-673

Obesity management in adults with CKDKramer,H.; Tuttle,K. R.; Leehey,D.; Luke,A.; Durazo-Arvizu,R.; Shoham,D.; Cooper,R.; Beddhu,S.American Journal of Kidney Diseases 2009 ;53(1):151-165

Assessing validity and reliability of resting metabolic rate in six gas analysis systems.Cooper,J. A.; Watras,A. C.; O'Brien,M. J.; Luke,A.; Dobratz,J. R.; Earthman,C. P.; Schoeller,D. A.Journal of the American Dietetic Association 2009 ;109(1):128-132

Estimating the changes in energy flux that characterize the rise in obesity prevalence.Swinburn,B. A.; Sacks,G.; Lo,S. K.; Westerterp,K. R.; Rush,E. C.; Rosenbaum,M.; Luke,A.; Schoeller,D. A.; DeLany,J. P.; Butte,N. F.; Ravussin,E.American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2009 ;89(6):1723-1728

Relative height and weight among children and adolescents of rural southwestern Nigeria.Ayoola,O.; Ebersole,K.; Omotade,O. O.; Tayo,B. O.; Brieger,W. R.; Salami,K.; Dugas,L. R.; Luke,A.Annals of Human Biology 2009 ;36(4):388-399

Energy expenditure does not predict weight change in either Nigerian or African American women.Luke,A.; Dugas,L. R.; Ebersole,K.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Cao,G.; Schoeller,D. A.; Adeyemo,A.; Brieger,W. R.American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2009 ;89(1):169-176

Association of regions on chromosomes 6 and 7 with blood pressure in Nigerian families.Tayo,B. O.; Luke,A.; Zhu,X.; Adeyemo,A.Circulation.Cardiovascular Genetics 2009 ;2(1):38-45

Ethnicity and the BMI-body fat relationshipLuke,A.British Journal of Nutrition 2009 ;102(4):485-487

Anger types: heritability and relation to blood pressure, body mass index, and left ventricular mass.Gleiberman,L.; Greenwood,T. A.; Luke,A.; Delgado,M. C.; Weder,A. B.Journal of clinical hypertension 2008 ;10(9):700-706

A whole-genome scan for stroke or myocardial infarction in family blood pressure program families.Sherva,R.; Miller,M. B.; Pankow,J. S.; Hunt,S. C.; Boerwinkle,E.; Mosley,T. H.; Weder,A. B.; Curb,J. D.; Luke,A.; Morrison,A. C.; Fornage,M.; Arnett,D. K.Stroke 2008 ;39(4):1115-1120

A genome-wide search replicates evidence of a quantitative trait locus for circulating angiotensin I-converting enzyme (ACE) unlinked to the ACE gene.McKenzie,C. A.; Zhu,X.; Forrester,T. E.; Luke,A.; Adeyemo,A. A.; Bouzekri,N.BMC Medical Genomics [Electronic Resource] 2008 ;1( ):23

Sugary soda consumption and albuminuria: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2004.Shoham,D. A.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Kramer,H.; Luke,A.; Vupputuri,S.; Kshirsagar,A.PLoS ONE [Electronic Resource] 2008 ;3(10):e3431

Metabolic syndrome and self-reported history of kidney stones: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III) 1988-1994.West,B.; Luke,A.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Cao,G.; Shoham,D. A.; Kramer,H.American Journal of Kidney Diseases 2008 ;51(5):741-747

Rapid increases in obesity in Jamaica, compared to Nigeria and the United States.Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Luke,A.; Cao,G.; Dugas,L.; Adeyemo,A.; Boyne,M.; Forrester,T.BMC Public Health 2008 ;8( ):133

Energy expenditure and adiposity in Nigerian and African-American women.Ebersole,K. E.; Dugas,L. R.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Adeyemo,A. A.; Tayo,B. O.; Omotade,O. O.; Brieger,W. R.; Schoeller,D. A.; Luke,A. H.Obesity 2008 ;16(9):2148-2154

Latent common genetic components of obesity traits.Tayo,B. O.; Harders,R.; Luke,A.; Zhu,X.International journal of obesity 2008 ;32(12):1799-1806

Body size and blood pressure: an analysis of Africans and the African diaspora.Cappuccio,F. P.; Kerry,S. M.; Adeyemo,A.; Luke,A.; Amoah,A. G.; Bovet,P.; Connor,M. D.; Forrester,T.; Gervasoni,J. P.; Kaki,G. K.; Plange-Rhule,J.; Thorogood,M.Epidemiology 2008 ;19(1):38-46

Urinary incontinence prevalence: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.Dooley,Y.; Kenton,K.; Cao,G.; Luke,A.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Kramer,H.; Brubaker,L.Journal of Urology 2008 ;179(2):656-661

Very low levels of energy expenditure among pre-adolescent Mexican-American girls.Dugas,L. R.; Ebersole,K.; Schoeller,D.; Yanovski,J. A.; Barquera,S.; Rivera,J.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Luke,A.International Journal of Pediatric Obesity 2008 ;3(2):123-126

Hypertension in Mexico and among Mexican Americans: prevalence and treatment patternsBarquera,S.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Luke,A.; Cao,G.Journal of human hypertension 2008 ;22(9):652-652

Multiple genes for essential-hypertension susceptibility on chromosome 1q.Chang,Y. P.; Liu,X.; Kim,J. D.; Ikeda,M. A.; Layton,M. R.; Weder,A. B.; Kardia,S. L.; Rao,D. C.; Hunt,S. C.; Luke,A.; Boerwinkle,E.; Chakravarti,A.American Journal of Human Genetics 2007 ;80(2):253-264

Obesity and kidney disease: a big dilemmaKramer,H.; Luke,A.Current Opinion in Nephrology & Hypertension 2007 ;16(3):237-241

A genome-wide scan of loci linked to serum adiponectin in two populations of African descent.Hicks,C.; Zhu,X.; Luke,A.; Kan,D.; Adeyemo,A.; Wu,X.Obesity 2007 ;15(5):1207-1214

Association of MC3R with body mass index in African Americans.Matsuoka,N.; Patki,A.; Tiwari,H. K.; Luke,A.; Wu,X.; Johnson,S. B.; Gregersen,P. K.; Allison,D. B.; Leibel,R. L.; Chung,W. K.International journal of body composition research 2007 ;5( ):123-130

Comparison of dietary patterns in the Mexican and Mexican-American populations.Luke,A.; Chavez,N.; Rolle,I.; Cao,G.; Flores,M.; Macias,N.; Barquera,S.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.Salud Publica de Mexico 2007 ;49(1):107-108

Ethnicity, energy expenditure and obesity: are the observed black/white differences meaningful?Luke,A.; Dugas,L.; Kramer,H.Current Opinion in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Obesity 2007 ;14(5):370-373

Association between obesity and chronic disease risk in childrenLuke,A.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.Salud Publica de Mexico 2007 ;49(1):224-228

Activity, adiposity and weight change in Jamaican adults.Luke,A.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Cao,G.; Forrester,T. E.; Wilks,R. J.; Schoeller,D. A.West Indian Medical Journal 2007 ;56(5):398-403

Meta-analysis of genome-wide linkage studies in BMI and obesity.Saunders,C. L.; Chiodini,B. D.; Sham,P.; Lewis,C. M.; Abkevich,V.; Adeyemo,A. A.; de Andrade,M.; Arya,R.; Berenson,G. S.; Blangero,J.; Boehnke,M.; Borecki,I. B.; Chagnon,Y. C.; Chen,W.; Comuzzie,A. G.; Deng,H. W.; Duggirala,R.; Feitosa,M. F.; Froguel,P.; Hanson,R. L.; Hebebrand,J.; Huezo-Dias,P.; Kissebah,A. H.; Li,W.; Luke,A.; Martin,L. J.; Nash,M.; Ohman,M.; Palmer,L. J.; Peltonen,L.; Perola,M.; Price,R. A.; Redline,S.; Srinivasan,S. R.; Stern,M. P.; Stone,S.; Stringham,H.; Turner,S.; Wijmenga,C.; Collier,D. A.Obesity 2007 ;15(9):2263-2275

The effect of genetic variation in angiotensinogen on serum levels and blood pressure: a comparison of Nigerians and US blacks.Fejerman,L.; Wu,X.; Adeyemo,A.; Luke,A.; Zhu,X.; Hicks,C.Journal of human hypertension 2006 ;20(11):882-887

Increasing body mass index and obesity in the incident ESRD population.Kramer,H. J.; Saranathan,A.; Luke,A.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Guichan,C.; Hou,S.; Cooper,R.Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2006 ;17(5):1453-1459

Validity of hand-to-foot measurement of bioimpedance: standing compared with lying position.Rush,E. C.; Crowley,J.; Freitas,I. F.; Luke,A.Obesity 2006 ;14(2):252-257

Positive association between resting energy expenditure and weight gain in a lean adult population.Luke,A.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Cao,G.; Adeyemo,A.; Tayo,B.; Cooper,R.American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2006 ;83(5):1076-1081

A spectrum of PCSK9 alleles contributes to plasma levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol.Kotowski,I. K.; Pertsemlidis,A.; Luke,A.; Vega,G. L.; Cohen,J. C.; Hobbs,H. H.American Journal of Human Genetics 2006 ;78(3):410-422

Genetic effects on blood pressure localized to chromosomes 6 and 7.Adeyemo,A.; Luke,A.; Wu,X.; Kan,D.; Omotade,O.; Zhu,X.Journal of hypertension 2005 ;23(7):1367-1373

Relationship between blood pressure and physical activity assessed with stable isotopes.Luke,A.; Kramer,H.; Adeyemo,A.; Forrester,T.; Wilks,R.; Schoeller,D.; Leman,C.Journal of human hypertension 2005 ;19(2):127-132

An international comparative study of blood pressure in populations of European vs. African descentWolf-Maier,K.; Luke,A.; Adeyemo,A.; Banegas,J. R.; Forrester,T.; Giampaoli,S.; Joffres,M.; Kastarinen,M.; Primatesta,P.; Stegmayr,B.; Thamm,M.BMC Medicine 2005 ;3( ):2

Haplotypes produced from rare variants in the promoter and coding regions of angiotensinogen contribute to variation in angiotensinogen levels.Zhu,X.; Fejerman,L.; Luke,A.; Adeyemo,A.Human molecular genetics 2005 ;14(5):639-643

Meta-analysis of five genome-wide linkage studies for body mass index reveals significant evidence for linkage to chromosome 8pJohnson,L.; Luke,A.; Adeyemo,A.; Deng,H. W.; Mitchell,B. D.; Comuzzie,A. G.; Cole,S. A.; Blangero,J.; Perola,M.; Teare,M. D.International journal of obesity 2005 ;29(4):413-419

A randomized trial on sodium reduction in two developing countries.Forrester,T.; Adeyemo,A.; Soarres-Wynter,S.; Sargent,L.; Bennett,F.; Wilks,R.; Luke,A.; Prewitt,E.; Kramer,H.Journal of human hypertension 2005 ;19(1):55-60

Admixture mapping for hypertension loci with genome-scan markersZhu,X.; Luke,A.; Quertermous,T.; Hanis,C.; Mosley,T.; Gu,C. C.; Tang,H.; Rao,D. C.; Risch,N.; Weder,A.Nature genetics 2005 ;37(2):177-181

Obesity and prevalent and incident CKD: the Hypertension Detection and Follow-Up Program.Kramer,H.; Luke,A.; Bidani,A. K.; Cao,G.; Cooper,R.; McGee,D.American Journal of Kidney Diseases 2005 ;46(4):587-594

Angiotensin-converting enzyme gene polymorphisms and obesity: an examination of three black populations.Kramer,H.; Wu,X.; Kan,D.; Luke,A.; Zhu,X.; Adeyemo,A.; McKenzie,C.; Cooper,R.Obesity research 2005 ;13(5):823-828

Association between evolutionary history of angiotensinogen haplotypes and plasma levels.Fejerman,L.; Bouzekri,N.; Wu,X.; Adeyemo,A.; Luke,A.; Zhu,X.; Ward,R.Human genetics 2004 ;115(4):310-318

A genome scan among Nigerians linking resting energy expenditure to chromosome 16.Wu,X.; Luke,A.; Zhu,X.; Kan,D.; Tayo,B. O.; Adeyemo,A.Obesity research 2004 ;12(4):577-581

Higher income is more strongly associated with obesity than with obesity-related metabolic disorders in Jamaican adults.Mendez,M. A.; Luke,A.; Wilks,R.; Bennett,F.; Forrester,T.International Journal of Obesity & Related Metabolic Disorders: Journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity 2004 ;28(4):543-550

Genome scan for hypertension in nonobese African Americans: the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Family Blood Pressure Program.Morrison,A. C.; Cooper,R.; Hunt,S.; Lewis,C. E.; Luke,A.; Mosley,T. H.; Boerwinkle,E.American Journal of Hypertension 2004 ;17(9):834-838

Association between blood pressure and resting energy expenditure independent of body sizeLuke,A.; Adeyemo,A.; Kramer,H.; Forrester,T.Hypertension 2004 ;43(3):555-560

Association between markers of obesity and chronic disease risk in childrenLuke,A.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.Salud Publica de Mexico 2004 ;49( ):S224-S228

Angiotensin I-converting enzyme polymorphisms, ACE level and blood pressure among Nigerians, Jamaicans and African-Americans.Bouzekri,N.; Zhu,X.; Jiang,Y.; McKenzie,C. A.; Luke,A.; Forrester,T.; Adeyemo,A.; Kan,D.; Farrall,M.; Anderson,S.; Ward,R.European Journal of Human Genetics 2004 ;12(6):460-468

Energetic determinants of glucose tolerance status in Jamaican adults.Boyne,M. S.; Gaskin,P.; Luke,A.; Wilks,R. J.; Bennett,F. I.; Younger,N.; Sargeant,L. A.; Adeyemo,A. A.; Forrester,T. E.European journal of clinical nutrition 2004 ;58(12):1666-1668

Linkage for BMI at 3q27 region confirmed in an African-American populationLuke,A.; Wu,X.; Zhu,X.; Kan,D.; Su,Y.; Cooper,R.Diabetes 2003 ;52(5):1284-1287

Racial differences in susceptibility to obesity.Cooper,R.; Luke,A.American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2003 ;77(3):751; author reply 751-2; discussion 752-3

Associations between hypertension and genes in the renin-angiotensin system.Zhu,X.; Chang,Y. P.; Yan,D.; Weder,A.; Cooper,R.; Luke,A.; Kan,D.; Chakravarti,A.Hypertension 2003 ;41(5):1027-1034

Linkage disequilibrium and haplotype diversity in the genes of the renin-angiotensin system: findings from the family blood pressure program.Zhu,X.; Yan,D.; Luke,A.; Ikeda,M. A.; Chang,Y. P.; Weder,A.; Chakravarti,A.Genome research 2003 ;13(2):173-181

Income, education, and blood pressure in adults in Jamaica, a middle-income developing country.Mendez,M. A.; Cooper,R.; Wilks,R.; Luke,A.; Forrester,T.International journal of epidemiology 2003 ;32(3):400-408

Combined analysis of genomewide scans for adult height: results from the NHLBI Family Blood Pressure Program.Wu,X.; Boerwinkle,E.; Turner,S. T.; Hunt,S.; Myers,R.; Olshen,R. A.; Curb,D.; Zhu,X.; Kan,D.; Luke,A.European Journal of Human Genetics 2003 ;11(3):271-274

An association study of angiotensinogen polymorphisms with serum level and hypertension in an African-American populationWu,X.; Luke,A.; Rieder,M.; Lee,K.; Toth,E. J.; Nickerson,D.; Zhu,X.; Kan,D.Journal of hypertension 2003 ;21(10):1847-1852

Body composition of children in south-western Nigeria: validation of bio-electrical impedance analysis.Leman,C. R.; Adeyemo,A. A.; Schoeller,D. A.; Luke,A.Annals of Tropical Paediatrics 2003 ;23(1):61-67

A genome-wide linkage analysis investigating the determinants of blood pressure in whites and African Americans.Thiel,B. A.; Chakravarti,A.; Luke,A.; Lewis,S.; Lynn,A.; Tiwari,H.; Schork,N. J.; Weder,A. B.American Journal of Hypertension 2003 ;16(2):151-153

A genome-wide scan for body mass index among Nigerian families.Adeyemo,A.; Luke,A.; Cooper,R.; Wu,X.; Tayo,B.; Zhu,X.; Rotimi,C.; Bouzekri,N.; Ward,R.Obesity research 2003 ;11(2):266-273

Heritability of blood pressure in Nigerian families.Adeyemo,A. A.; Omotade,O. O.; Rotimi,C. N.; Luke,A. H.; Tayo,B. O.Journal of hypertension 2002 ;20(5):859-863

The feasibility of implementing a dietary sodium reduction intervention among free-living normotensive individuals in south west Nigeria.Adeyemo,A. A.; Prewitt,T. E.; Luke,A.; Omotade,O. O.; Rotimi,C. N.; Brieger,W. R.Ethnicity & disease 2002 ;12(2):207-212

A combined analysis of genomewide linkage scans for body mass index from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Family Blood Pressure Program.Wu,X.; Borecki,I.; Hanis,C.; Bray,M.; Lewis,C. E.; Zhu,X.; Kan,D.; Luke,A.; Curb,D.American Journal of Human Genetics 2002 ;70(5):1247-1256

A genome-wide scan for obesity in African-AmericansZhu,X.; Luke,A.; Chen,G.; Wu,X.; Kan,D.; Chakravarti,A.; Weder,A.Diabetes 2002 ;51(2):541-544

Genome scan among Nigerians linking blood pressure to chromosomes 2, 3, and 19Luke,A.; Zhu,X.; Kan,D.; Adeyemo,A.; Rotimi,C.; Bouzekri,N.; Ward,R.Hypertension 2002 ;40(5):629-633

Activity energy expenditure and adiposity among black adults in Nigeria and the United States.Luke,A.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Rotimi,C. N.; Iams,H.; Schoeller,D. A.; Adeyemo,A. A.; Forrester,T. E.; Wilks,R.American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2002 ;75(6):1045-1050

Heritability of obesity-related traits among Nigerians, Jamaicans and US black people.Luke,A.; Guo,X.; Adeyemo,A. A.; Wilks,R.; Forrester,T.; Lowe,W.,Jr; Comuzzie,A. G.; Martin,L. J.; Zhu,X.; Rotimi,C. N.International Journal of Obesity & Related Metabolic Disorders: Journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity 2001 ;25(7):1034-1041

Nutritional consequences of the African diasporaLuke,A.; Prewitt,T. E.; Adeyemo,A. A.; Forrester,T. E.Annual Review of Nutrition 2001 ;21( ):47-71

The beta 3-adrenergic receptor gene and obesity in a population sample of African Americans.Lowe,W. L.,Jr; Rotimi,C. N.; Luke,A.; Guo,X.; Zhu,X.; Comuzzie,A. G.; Schuh,T. S.; Halbach,S.; Kotlar,T. J.International Journal of Obesity & Related Metabolic Disorders: Journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity 2001 ;25(1):54-60

Linkage and association analysis of angiotensin I-converting enzyme (ACE)-gene polymorphisms with ACE concentration and blood pressure.Zhu,X.; Bouzekri,N.; Southam,L.; Adeyemo,A.; McKenzie,C. A.; Luke,A.; Chen,G.; Elston,R. C.; Ward,R.American Journal of Human Genetics 2001 ;68(5):1139-1148

Localization of the Q1 mutation by cladistic analysis.Zhu,X.; Chen,G.; Luke,A.; Elston,R. C.Genetic epidemiology 2001 ;21(Suppl 1):S594-9

Distribution and functional consequences of nucleotide polymorphisms in the 3'-untranslated region of the human Sep15 gene.Hu,Y. J.; Korotkov,K. V.; Mehta,R.; Hatfield,D. L.; Rotimi,C. N.; Luke,A.; Prewitt,T. E.; Stock,W.; Vokes,E. E.; Dolan,M. E.; Gladyshev,V. N.; Diamond,A. M.Cancer research 2001 ;61(5):2307-2310

Bioelectrical impedance analysis prediction equations differ between African Americans and Caucasians, but it is not clear why.Schoeller,D. A.; Luke,A.Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 2000 ;904( ):225-226

Comparability of resting energy expenditure in Nigerians and U.S. blacks.Luke,A.; Rotimi,C. N.; Adeyemo,A. A.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Prewitt,T. E.; Moragne-Kayser,L.; Harders,R.Obesity research 2000 ;8(5):351-359