Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 Multi-ancestry study of blood lipid levels identifies four loci interacting with physical activity 2019
2019 Biomarkers of Dietary Omega-6 Fatty Acids and Incident Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality 2019
2019 Aspirin for primary prevention of stroke in traumatic cerebrovascular injury: Association with increased risk of transfusion 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) 2019
2019 Plasma metabolomic profiling of amino acids and polar lipids in Iranian obese adults 2019
2019 Higher hemoglobin A1C and atherogenic lipoprotein profiles in children and adolescents with type 2 diabetes mellitus 2019
2019 An exome-wide sequencing study of the GOLDN cohort reveals novel associations of coding variants and fasting plasma lipids 2019
2019 Glycemic control and lipid outcomes in children and adolescents with type 2 diabetes 2019
2018 Deep coverage whole genome sequences and plasma lipoprotein(a) in individuals of European and African ancestries 2018
2018 Deep-coverage whole genome sequences and blood lipids among 16,324 individuals 2018
2018 Erratum to: Deep coverage whole genome sequences and plasma lipoprotein(a) in individuals of European and African ancestries (Nature Communications, (2018), 9, 1, (2606), 10.1038/s41467-018-04668-w) 2018
2018 Genome Analyses of >200,000 Individuals Identify 58 Loci for Chronic Inflammation and Highlight Pathways that Link Inflammation and Complex Disorders 2018
2018 Causal modeling in a multi-omic setting: Insights from GAW20 01 Mathematical Sciences 0104 Statistics 06 Biological Sciences 0604 Genetics 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 Genetics 2018
2018 Disentangling associations between DNA methylation and blood lipids: A Mendelian randomization approach 2018
2018 GAW20: Methods and strategies for the new frontiers of epigenetics and pharmacogenomics 2018
2018 Clinical characteristics and sequelae of severe hypertriglyceridemia in pediatrics 2018
2018 Hypermethylation of MIR21 in CD4+ T cells from patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis associates with lower miRNA-21 levels and concomitant up-regulation of its target genes 2018
2018 Dyslipidemia is associated with pediatric nonalcoholic fatty liver disease 2018
2018 Epigenomics and metabolomics reveal the mechanism of the APOA2 -saturated fat intake interaction affecting obesity 2018
2018 Genome-wide association study of response to methotrexate in early rheumatoid arthritis patients 2018
2018 Association of methylation signals with incident coronary heart disease in an epigenome-wide assessment of circulating tumor necrosis factor 2018
2018 Genome-wide association meta-analysis of circulating odd-numbered chain saturated fatty acids: Results from the CHARGE Consortium 2018
2018 SLC04A1, SLC22A2 and SLC28A2 variants not related to methotrexate efficacy or toxicity in rheumatoid arthritis patients 2018
2018 Metabolic and inflammatory biomarkers are associated with epigenetic aging acceleration estimates in the GOLDN study 2018
2018 Epigenome-wide association study of metabolic syndrome in African-American adults 2018
2018 A Large-Scale Multi-ancestry Genome-wide Study Accounting for Smoking Behavior Identifies Multiple Significant Loci for Blood Pressure 2018
2018 A DNA methylation biomarker of alcohol consumption 2018
2018 Genome-Wide Interactions with Dairy Intake for Body Mass Index in Adults of European Descent 2018
2018 An exome-wide sequencing study of lipid response to high-fat meal and fenofibrate in Caucasians from the GOLDN cohort 2018
2018 Coagulation Factors in Ischemic Heart Disease: Answers From a Mendelian Randomization Study Inspire Further Questions 2018
2018 Comparisons of vaginal flora patterns among sexual behaviour groups of women: Implications for the pathogenesis of bacterial vaginosis 2018
2017 DNA Methylation Analysis Identifies Loci for Blood Pressure Regulation 2017
2017 Sex Differences in Blood HDL-c, the Total Cholesterol/HDL-c Ratio, and Palmitoleic Acid are Not Associated with Variants in Common Candidate Genes 2017
2017 Testing two evolutionary theories of human aging with DNA methylation data 2017
2017 Obesity and cardiometabolic disease -more than meets the eye 2017
2017 An epigenome-wide association study of inflammatory response to fenofibrate in the Genetics of Lipid Lowering Drugs and Diet Network 2017
2017 The State of Cardiovascular Genomics: Abundant Data, Limited Information 2017
2017 Non-linear patterns in age-related DNA methylation may reflect CD4+ T cell differentiation 2017
2017 Genome- and CD4+ T-cell methylome-wide association study of circulating trimethylamine-N-oxide in the Genetics of Lipid Lowering Drugs and Diet Network (GOLDN) 2017
2017 The State of Cardiovascular Genomics: Abundant Data, Limited Information. 2017
2017 Dairy consumption, systolic blood pressure, and risk of hypertension: Mendelian randomization study 2017
2017 CPT1A methylation is associated with plasma adiponectin 2017
2017 Association of Body Mass Index with DNA Methylation and Gene Expression in Blood Cells and Relations to Cardiometabolic Disease: A Mendelian Randomization Approach 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. 2017
2016 DNA methylation signatures of chronic low-grade inflammation are associated with complex diseases 2016
2016 Polymorphisms in stearoyl coa desaturase and sterol regulatory element binding protein interact with N-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid intake to modify associations with anthropometric variables and metabolic phenotypes in Yup’ik people 2016
2016 Epigenetic Signatures of Cigarette Smoking 2016
2016 Epigenetics of Lipid Phenotypes 2016
2016 Heritable DNA methylation in CD4+ Cells among complex families displays genetic and non-genetic effects 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. 2016
2016 Associations of the MCM6-rs3754686 proxy for milk intake in Mediterranean and American populations with cardiovascular biomarkers, disease and mortality: Mendelian randomization 2016
2016 Linkage and association analysis of circulating vitamin D and parathyroid hormone identifies novel loci in Alaska native Yup’ik people 2016
2016 ω-3 Polyunsaturated fatty acid biomarkers and coronary heart disease: Pooling project of 19 cohort studies 2016
2016 Top Advances in Functional Genomics and Translational Biology for 2015. 2016
2016 Top advances in functional genomics and translational biology for 2015 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 consortium 2016
2016 The effects of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and genetic variants on methylation levels of the interleukin-6 gene promoter 2016
2016 A genome-wide study of lipid response to fenofibrate in Caucasians: A combined analysis of the GOLDN and ACCORD studies 2016
2016 Association of DNA Methylation at CPT1A Locus with Metabolic Syndrome in the Genetics of Lipid Lowering Drugs and Diet Network (GOLDN) Study 2016
2016 Clock genes explain a large proportion of phenotypic variance in systolic blood pressure and this control is not modified by environmental temperature 2016
2016 Editorial: A Novel Genetic Association with Systemic Sclerosis: The Utility of Whole-Exome Sequencing in Autoimmune Disease 2016
2016 Epigenome-wide association study of triglyceride postprandial responses to a high-fat dietary challenge 2016
2016 Higher chylomicron remnants and LDL particle numbers associate with CD36 SNPs and DNA methylation sites that reduce CD36 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 2016
2015 Comparison of approaches to revascularization in patients with multivessel coronary artery disease presenting with st-segment elevation myocardial infarction: Meta-analyses of randomized control trials 2015
2015 Genome-wide association study of triglyceride response to a high-fat meal among participants of the NHLBI Genetics of Lipid Lowering Drugs and Diet Network (GOLDN) 2015
2015 A family-specific linkage analysis of blood lipid response to fenofibrate in the Genetics of Lipid Lowering Drug and Diet Network 2015
2015 Epigenome-wide association study (EWAS) of BMI, BMI change and waist circumference in African American adults identifies multiple replicated loci 2015
2015 Clinical applications of epigenetics in cardiovascular disease: The long road ahead 2015
2015 Epigenome-wide study identifies novel methylation loci associated with body mass index and waist circumference 2015
2015 Genetic variants modify the effect of age on APOE methylation in the genetics of lipid lowering drugs and diet network study 2015
2015 Linkage and association analysis of obesity traits reveals novel loci and interactions with dietary n-3 fatty acids in an Alaska Native (Yup'ik) population 2015
2015 Lipid changes due to fenofibrate treatment are not associated with changes in DNA methylation patterns in the GOLDN study 2015
2015 PCSK9 variation and association with blood pressure in African Americans: Preliminary findings from the HyperGEN and REGARDS studies 2015
2014 ABCD2 alters peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor α signaling in vitro, but does not impair responses to fenofibrate therapy in a mouse model of diet-induced obesity 2014
2014 Epigenome-wide association study of fasting blood lipids in the genetics of lipid-lowering drugs and diet network study 2014
2014 Estimating proportions of explained variance: A comparison of whole genome subsets 2014
2014 Genomics of post-prandial lipidomic phenotypes in the Genetics of Lipid Lowering Drugs and Diet Network (GOLDN) study 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 study 2014
2014 Genetic variants associated with methotrexate efficacy and toxicity in early rheumatoid arthritis: Results from the treatment of early aggressive rheumatoid arthritis trial 2014
2014 DNA methylation patterns are associated with n-3 fatty acid intake in Yup'ik people 2014
2014 Gene-body mass index interactions are associated with methotrexate toxicity in rheumatoid arthritis 2014
2014 Methylation at CPT1A locus is associated with lipoprotein subfraction profi les 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 18 2014
2013 Apolipoprotein A2 polymorphism interacts with intakes of dairy foods to influence body weight in 2 U.S. populations 2013
2013 Evidence for novel genetic loci associated with metabolic traits in Yup'ik people 2013
2013 Establishing validity of pharmacogenomic findings: From replication to triangulation 2013
2013 Response to John P.A. Ioannidis, MD, DSc 2013
2013 A431: Epigenetics of Fasting Insulin and Glucose Concentrations 2013
2013 Genetic variants associated with VLDL, LDL and HDL particle size differ with race/ethnicity 2013
2013 Pharmacogenomics of high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol-raising therapies 2013
2013 Preliminary evidence of genetic determinants of adiponectin response to fenofibrate in the Genetics of Lipid Lowering Drugs and Diet Network 2013
2013 SNPs located at CpG sites modulate genome-epigenome interaction 2013
2012 Biomarkers of dairy intake and the risk of heart disease 2012
2012 Fatty acid desaturase gene variants, cardiovascular risk factors, and myocardial infarction in the Costa Rica Study 2012
2012 Variants Identified in a GWAS Meta-Analysis for Blood Lipids Are Associated with the Lipid Response to Fenofibrate 2012
2012 Genome-wide association study indicates variants associated with insulin signaling and inflammation mediate lipoprotein responses to fenofibrate 2012
2012 Genetic variation in fatty acid elongases is not associated with intermediate cardiovascular phenotypes or myocardial infarction 2012
2012 A genome-wide association study of inflammatory biomarker changes in response to fenofibrate treatment in the genetics of lipid lowering drug and diet network 2012
2011 Development of a cardiovascular risk score for use in low- and middle-income countries 2011
2008 Prevalent Cocaine Use and Myocardial Infarction 2008

Chapter

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

Investigator On

  • Intergenerational Transmission of Obesity  awarded by American Heart Association 2017 - 2021
  • Intergenerational Transmission of Obesity - Intergenerational Transmission of Obesity in a Cohort of Mother-Child Dyads  awarded by American Heart Association 2017 - 2021
  • Intergenerational Transmission of Obesity - Intergenerational Transmission of Obesity: Antental Mother and Beyond Birth Offspring  awarded by American Heart Association 2017 - 2021
  • Epigenome Modification By A Dietary Pattern Rich In Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids  awarded by Oregon Health & Science University 2018 - 2020
  • Epigenome Modification by a Dietary Pattern Rich in Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids  awarded by University of Alaska Fairbanks 2016 - 2020
  • Genomewide Association Study of Lipid Response to Fenofibrate and Dietary Fat  awarded by University of Kentucky 2016 - 2020
  • UAB Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Center (P60)  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2013 - 2019
  • UAB Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Center - Core B (Methodology Core)  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2013 - 2019
  • HyperGEN: Genetics of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy  awarded by University of Kentucky 2016 - 2019
  • Centers of Research Translation (CoRT)  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2017
  • Genomewide Association Study of Lipid Response to Fenofibrate and Dietary Fat  awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH/DHHS 2015
  • Epigenetic Determinants of Left Ventricular Structure and Function in Hypertensive African Americans  awarded by American Heart Association 2015
  • HyperGEN: Genetics of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy  awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH/DHHS 2013 - 2015
  • Epigenetic Determinants of Lipid Response to Dietary Fat and Fenofibrate  awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH/DHHS 2010 - 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by AMGEN, INC. 2013 - 2015
  • NIAMS Multidiscipllinary Clinical Research Center  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2008 - 2014
  • NIAMS Multidiscipllinary Clinical Research Center - Project 1  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2008 - 2014
  • Teaching Activities

  • 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