Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2021 Genome-wide association study of circulating interleukin 6 levels identifies novel lociHuman Molecular Genetics.  30:393-409. 2021
2020 Carbohydrate and fat intake associated with risk of metabolic diseases through epigenetics of CPT1AAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  112:1200-1211. 2020
2020 Genome-wide Study Identifies Association between HLA-B55:01 and Self-Reported Penicillin AllergyAmerican Journal of Human Genetics.  107:612-621. 2020
2020 Genetic Consequences of the Transatlantic Slave Trade in the AmericasAmerican Journal of Human Genetics.  107:265-277. 2020
2020 Association of allostatic load with all-cause and cancer mortality by race and body mass index in the regards cohortCancers.  12:1-15. 2020
2020 Comorbidities associated with HPV infection among people living with HIV-1 in the southeastern US: A retrospective clinical cohort studyBMC Infectious Diseases.  20. 2020
2020 Whole blood DNA methylation signatures of diet are associated with cardiovascular disease risk factors and all-cause mortalityCirculation: Genomic and Precision Medicine.  324-333. 2020
2019 Comparison of smoking-related DNA methylation between newborns from prenatal exposure and adults from personal smokingEpigenomics.  11:1487-1500. 2019
2019 A multi-ancestry genome-wide study incorporating gene-smoking interactions identifies multiple new loci for pulse pressure and mean arterial pressureHuman Molecular Genetics.  28:2615-2633. 2019
2019 Association of dietary folate and Vitamin B-12 intake with genome-wide DNA methylation in blood: A large-scale epigenome-wide association analysis in 5841 individualsAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  110:437-450. 2019
2019 Biomarkers of Dietary Omega-6 Fatty Acids and Incident Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality: An Individual-Level Pooled Analysis of 30 Cohort StudiesCirculation.  139:2422-2436. 2019
2019 Aspirin for primary prevention of stroke in traumatic cerebrovascular injury: Association with increased risk of transfusionJournal of Neurosurgery.  130:1520-1527. 2019
2019 Corrigendum: Identification and validation of seven new loci showing differential DNA methylation related to serum lipid profile: An epigenome-wide approach. The REGICOR study (Human Molecular Genetics (2018) 25:20 (4556-4565) DOI: 10.1093/hmg/ddw285)Human Molecular Genetics.  28:1402. 2019
2019 Higher hemoglobin A1C and atherogenic lipoprotein profiles in children and adolescents with type 2 diabetes mellitusJournal of Clinical and Translational Endocrinology.  15:30-34. 2019
2019 An exome-wide sequencing study of the GOLDN cohort reveals novel associations of coding variants and fasting plasma lipidsFrontiers in Genetics.  10. 2019
2018 Genome Analyses of >200,000 Individuals Identify 58 Loci for Chronic Inflammation and Highlight Pathways that Link Inflammation and Complex DisordersAmerican Journal of Human Genetics.  103:691-706. 2018
2018 Causal modeling in a multi-omic setting: Insights from GAW20 01 Mathematical Sciences 0104 Statistics 06 Biological Sciences 0604 GeneticsBMC Genetics.  19. 2018
2018 Data for GAW20: Genome-wide DNA sequence variation and epigenome-wide DNA methylation before and after fenofibrate treatment in a family study of metabolic phenotypes 06 Biological Sciences 0604 GeneticsBMC Proceedings.  12. 2018
2018 Disentangling associations between DNA methylation and blood lipids: A Mendelian randomization approachBMC Proceedings.  12. 2018
2018 GAW20: Methods and strategies for the new frontiers of epigenetics and pharmacogenomicsBMC Proceedings.  12. 2018
2018 Clinical characteristics and sequelae of severe hypertriglyceridemia in pediatricsEndocrine Practice.  24:789-795. 2018
2018 Dyslipidemia is associated with pediatric nonalcoholic fatty liver diseaseJournal of Clinical Lipidology.  12:981-987. 2018
2018 Epigenomics and metabolomics reveal the mechanism of the APOA2 -saturated fat intake interaction affecting obesityAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  108:188-200. 2018
2018 Association of methylation signals with incident coronary heart disease in an epigenome-wide assessment of circulating tumor necrosis factorJAMA Cardiology.  3:463-472. 2018
2018 Metabolic and inflammatory biomarkers are associated with epigenetic aging acceleration estimates in the GOLDN studyClinical Epigenetics.  10. 2018
2018 Epigenome-wide association study of metabolic syndrome in African-American adultsClinical Epigenetics.  10. 2018
2018 A Large-Scale Multi-ancestry Genome-wide Study Accounting for Smoking Behavior Identifies Multiple Significant Loci for Blood PressureAmerican Journal of Human Genetics.  102:375-400. 2018
2018 An exome-wide sequencing study of lipid response to high-fat meal and fenofibrate in Caucasians from the GOLDN cohortJournal of Lipid Research.  59:722-729. 2018
2018 Coagulation Factors in Ischemic Heart Disease: Answers From a Mendelian Randomization Study Inspire Further QuestionsCirculation: Genomic and Precision Medicine.  11:e002045. 2018
2017 DNA Methylation Analysis Identifies Loci for Blood Pressure RegulationAmerican Journal of Human Genetics.  101:888-902. 2017
2017 Testing two evolutionary theories of human aging with DNA methylation data 2017
2017 Non-linear patterns in age-related DNA methylation may reflect CD4+ T cell differentiationEpigenetics.  12:492-503. 2017
2017 Dairy consumption, systolic blood pressure, and risk of hypertension: Mendelian randomization studyBMJ.  j1000-j1000. 2017
2017 Whole exome analyses to examine the impact of rare variants on left ventricular traits in African American participants from the HyperGEN and GENOA studies.J Hypertens Manag.  3. 2017
2016 DNA methylation signatures of chronic low-grade inflammation are associated with complex diseasesGenome Biology.  17. 2016
2016 Identification and validation of seven new loci showing differential DNA methylation related to serum lipid profile: An epigenome-wide approach. The REGICOR studyHuman Molecular Genetics.  25:4556-4565. 2016
2016 Epigenetic Signatures of Cigarette SmokingCirculation: Cardiovascular Genetics.  9:436-447. 2016
2016 Epigenetics of Lipid PhenotypesCurrent Cardiovascular Risk Reports.  10. 2016
2016 Identification and validation of seven new loci showing differential DNA methylation related to serum lipid profile: an epigenome-wide approach. The REGICOR study.Human Molecular Genetics2016
2016 Linkage and association analysis of circulating vitamin D and parathyroid hormone identifies novel loci in Alaska native Yup’ik peopleGenes and Nutrition.  11. 2016
2016 ω-3 Polyunsaturated fatty acid biomarkers and coronary heart disease: Pooling project of 19 cohort studiesJAMA Internal Medicine.  176:1155-1166. 2016
2016 Top Advances in Functional Genomics and Translational Biology for 2015.Circulation Cardiovascular Genetics.  9:189-192. 2016
2016 Top advances in functional genomics and translational biology for 2015Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics.  9:189-192. 2016
2016 Interaction of methylation-related genetic variants with circulating fatty acids on plasma lipids: A meta-analysis of 7 studies and methylation analysis of 3 studies in the Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genomic Epidemiology consortiumAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  103:567-578. 2016
2016 Clock genes explain a large proportion of phenotypic variance in systolic blood pressure and this control is not modified by environmental temperatureAmerican Journal of Hypertension.  29:132-140. 2016
2016 Editorial: A Novel Genetic Association with Systemic Sclerosis: The Utility of Whole-Exome Sequencing in Autoimmune DiseaseArthritis and Rheumatology.  68:27-30. 2016
2015 Epigenome-wide association study (EWAS) of BMI, BMI change and waist circumference in African American adults identifies multiple replicated lociHuman Molecular Genetics.  24:4464-4479. 2015
2015 Genetic variants modify the effect of age on APOE methylation in the genetics of lipid lowering drugs and diet network studyAging Cell.  14:49-59. 2015
2015 Lipid changes due to fenofibrate treatment are not associated with changes in DNA methylation patterns in the GOLDN studyFrontiers in Genetics.  6. 2015
2015 PCSK9 variation and association with blood pressure in African Americans: Preliminary findings from the HyperGEN and REGARDS studiesFrontiers in Genetics.  6. 2015
2014 Epigenome-wide association study of fasting blood lipids in the genetics of lipid-lowering drugs and diet network studyCirculation.  130:565-572. 2014
2014 Estimating proportions of explained variance: A comparison of whole genome subsetsBMC Proceedings.  8. 2014
2014 CPT1A: The future of heart disease detection and personalized medicine? 2014
2014 Epigenome-wide association study of fasting measures of glucose, insulin, and homa-ir in the genetics of lipid lowering drugs and diet network studyDiabetes.  63:801-807. 2014
2014 Gene-body mass index interactions are associated with methotrexate toxicity in rheumatoid arthritisAnnals of the Rheumatic Diseases.  73:785-786. 2014
2014 PRKCZ methylation is associated with sunlight exposure in a North American but not a Mediterranean population 2014
2014 Pathway analysis approaches for rare and common variants: Insights from genetic analysis workshop 18Genetic Epidemiology.  38. 2014
2013 Evidence for novel genetic loci associated with metabolic traits in Yup'ik peopleAmerican Journal of Human Biology.  25:673-680. 2013
2013 Establishing validity of pharmacogenomic findings: From replication to triangulationCirculation: Cardiovascular Genetics.  6:409-412. 2013
2013 Response to John P.A. Ioannidis, MD, DScCirculation: Cardiovascular Genetics.  6:418. 2013
2013 A431: Epigenetics of Fasting Insulin and Glucose ConcentrationsDiabetes.  62:A431-A431. 2013
2013 Genetic variants associated with VLDL, LDL and HDL particle size differ with race/ethnicityHuman Genetics.  132:405-413. 2013
2013 Pharmacogenomics of high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol-raising therapiesExpert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy.  11:355-364. 2013
2013 SNPs located at CpG sites modulate genome-epigenome interactionEpigenetics.  8:802-806. 2013
2012 Fatty acid desaturase gene variants, cardiovascular risk factors, and myocardial infarction in the Costa Rica StudyFrontiers in Genetics.  3. 2012
2012 Genetic variation in fatty acid elongases is not associated with intermediate cardiovascular phenotypes or myocardial infarctionEuropean Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  66:353-359. 2012
2008 Prevalent Cocaine Use and Myocardial InfarctionAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  102:966-969. 2008

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2019 Methylation in CPT1A, lipoproteins, and epigenetics.  387-403. 2019
2015 Genetics of cardiovascular disease.  117-127. 2015
2014 Gene-environment interaction. 2014

Investigator On

  • Centers of Research Translation (CoRT)  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS
  • Epigenetic Determinants of Left Ventricular Structure and Function in Hypertensive African Americans  awarded by American Heart Association
  • Epigenetic Determinants of Lipid Response to Dietary Fat and Fenofibrate  awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH/DHHS
  • Epigenome Modification By A Dietary Pattern Rich In Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids  awarded by Oregon Health & Science University
  • Epigenome Modification by a Dietary Pattern Rich in Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids  awarded by University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • Genomewide Association Study of Lipid Response to Fenofibrate and Dietary Fat  awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH/DHHS
  • Genomewide Association Study of Lipid Response to Fenofibrate and Dietary Fat  awarded by University of Kentucky
  • HyperGEN: Genetics of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy  awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH/DHHS
  • HyperGEN: Genetics of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy  awarded by University of Kentucky
  • Intergenerational Transmission of Obesity  awarded by American Heart Association
  • Intergenerational Transmission of Obesity - Intergenerational Transmission of Obesity in a Cohort of Mother-Child Dyads  awarded by American Heart Association
  • Intergenerational Transmission of Obesity - Intergenerational Transmission of Obesity: Antental Mother and Beyond Birth Offspring  awarded by American Heart Association
  • NIAMS Multidiscipllinary Clinical Research Center  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS
  • NIAMS Multidiscipllinary Clinical Research Center - Project 1  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS
  • Private Grant  awarded by AMGEN, INC.^
  • UAB Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Center (P60)  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS
  • UAB Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Center - Core B (Methodology Core)  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS
  • Teaching Activities

  • EPI610 - Prin of Epidemiologic Research (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • EPI610Q - Prin of Epidemiologic Research (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • EPI697 - Internship (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • EPI697Q - Internship Online (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • EPI610Q - Prin of Epidemiologic Research (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • EPI697Q - Internship Online (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • EPI799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • EPI697Q - Internship Online (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • EPI698 - Directed Research (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • EPI610Q - Prin of Epidemiologic Research (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HON105 - Interdisc: Science (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HON205 - Interdisc: Science (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • EPI697 - Internship (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • EPI699 - Project Research (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • EPI610Q - Prin of Epidemiologic Research (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HON496 - Seminar: Public Health (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • EPI699 - Project Research (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • EPI697 - Internship (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • EPI698 - Directed Research (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • EPI699 - Project Research (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • EPI610 - Prin of Epidemiologic Research (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HON179 - Interdisc:Public Health (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HON279 - Interdisc:Public Health (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HON379 - Interdisc:Public Health (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • EPI697 - Internship (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • EPI698 - Directed Research (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • EPI600 - Intro to Epidemiology (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HON497 - Seminar: Public Health (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • EPI600 - Intro to Epidemiology (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HON179 - Interdisc:Public Health (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HON279 - Interdisc:Public Health (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HON379 - Interdisc:Public Health (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • Full Name

  • Stella Aslibekyan