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Relationship of fibroblast growth factor 21 with subclinical atherosclerosis and cardiovascular events: Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.

Atherosclerosis 2019 Aug 8;287:46-53. Epub 2019 Jun 8.

Lipid Research Group, School of Medical Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia; Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2019.06.898DOI Listing
August 2019

Apolipoprotein A-I improves pancreatic β-cell function independent of the ATP-binding cassette transporters ABCA1 and ABCG1.

FASEB J 2019 Jul 10;33(7):8479-8489. Epub 2019 Apr 10.

Lipid Research Group, School of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1096/fj.201802512RRDOI Listing
July 2019

The association of plasma lipids with white blood cell counts: Results from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.

J Clin Lipidol 2019 Jul 15. Epub 2019 Jul 15.

Lipid Research Group, School of Medical Sciences, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacl.2019.07.003DOI Listing
July 2019

Apolipoprotein A-I Protects Against Pregnancy-Induced Insulin Resistance in Rats.

Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2019 Jun;39(6):1160-1171

From the Lipid Research Group, School of Medical Sciences, University of New South Wales Sydney, Australia (B.J.W., Y.S., K.-L.O., Y.L., S.T., P.J.B., K.-A.R.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/ATVBAHA.118.312282DOI Listing
June 2019

Fibroblast growth factor 21 in chronic kidney disease.

Clin Chim Acta 2019 Feb 6;489:196-202. Epub 2017 Nov 6.

School of Medical Sciences, UNSW Australia, Sydney, NSW, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cca.2017.11.002DOI Listing
February 2019

Role of fibroblast growth factor 21 in gestational diabetes mellitus: A mini-review.

Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 2019 Jan 15;90(1):47-55. Epub 2018 Nov 15.

School of Medical Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/cen.13881
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cen.13881DOI Listing
January 2019

Fibroblast growth factor 21 in cardio-metabolic disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Metabolism 2018 06 2;83:11-17. Epub 2018 Feb 2.

Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China; Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.metabol.2018.01.017DOI Listing
June 2018

Relationship of High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol With Renal Function in Patients Treated With Atorvastatin.

J Am Heart Assoc 2018 01 22;7(2). Epub 2018 Jan 22.

School of Medical Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.117.007387DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5850159PMC
January 2018

The role of fibroblast growth factor 21 in atherosclerosis.

Atherosclerosis 2017 02 1;257:259-265. Epub 2016 Dec 1.

School of Medical Sciences, UNSW Australia, Sydney, NSW, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2016.11.033DOI Listing
February 2017

Circulating microRNAs as Biomarkers of Alzheimer's Disease: A Systematic Review.

J Alzheimers Dis 2016 ;49(3):755-66

Centre for Healthy Brain and Ageing, School of Psychiatry, UNSW, Sydney, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/JAD-150619DOI Listing
November 2016

The impact of LDLR function on fibroblast growth factor 21 levels.

Atherosclerosis 2015 Aug 3;241(2):322-5. Epub 2015 Jun 3.

Centre for Vascular Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia; Labaratoire UMR PhAN 1280, Université de Nantes, Faculté de Médecine, Nantes, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2015.05.032DOI Listing
August 2015

Relationship of pericardial fat with lipoprotein distribution: The Multi-Ethnic study of atherosclerosis.

Atherosclerosis 2015 Aug 18;241(2):664-70. Epub 2015 Jun 18.

Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2015.06.027DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4510019PMC
August 2015

HDL function as a predictor of coronary heart disease events: time to re-assess the HDL hypothesis?

Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2015 Jul 27;3(7):488-9. Epub 2015 May 27.

Centre for Vascular Research, Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2213-8587(15)00205-3DOI Listing
July 2015

The relationship between total bilirubin levels and total mortality in older adults: the United States National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004.

PLoS One 2014 11;9(4):e94479. Epub 2014 Apr 11.

Centre for Vascular Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0094479PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3984185PMC
January 2015

Utilization of glucose, blood pressure, and lipid lowering medications among people with type II diabetes in the United States, 1999-2010.

Ann Epidemiol 2014 Jul 10;24(7):516-21.e1. Epub 2014 May 10.

Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annepidem.2014.05.001DOI Listing
July 2014

Effect of change in body weight on incident diabetes mellitus in patients with stable coronary artery disease treated with atorvastatin (from the treating to new targets study).

Am J Cardiol 2014 May 1;113(10):1593-8. Epub 2014 Mar 1.

Centre for Vascular Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S00029149140070
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2014.02.011DOI Listing
May 2014

Cardiovascular drugs that increase the risk of new-onset diabetes.

Am Heart J 2014 Apr 14;167(4):421-8. Epub 2014 Jan 14.

Division of Cardiology, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2013.12.025DOI Listing
April 2014

A single nucleotide polymorphism of interleukin-6 gene is related to plasma adrenomedullin levels.

Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 2013 Oct 6;79(4):504-9. Epub 2013 Apr 6.

Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cen.12078DOI Listing
October 2013

Trends in C-reactive protein levels in US adults from 1999 to 2010.

Am J Epidemiol 2013 Jun 12;177(12):1430-42. Epub 2013 May 12.

Lipid Research Group, Heart Research Institute, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aje/kws443DOI Listing
June 2013

Arthritis: its prevalence, risk factors, and association with cardiovascular diseases in the United States, 1999 to 2008.

Ann Epidemiol 2013 Feb 5;23(2):80-6. Epub 2012 Dec 5.

Lipid Research Group, Heart Research Institute, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annepidem.2012.11.008DOI Listing
February 2013

Long-term fenofibrate therapy increases fibroblast growth factor 21 and retinol-binding protein 4 in subjects with type 2 diabetes.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2012 Dec 8;97(12):4701-8. Epub 2012 Nov 8.

Lipid Research Group, Heart Research Institute, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/jc.2012-2267DOI Listing
December 2012

Relationship of plasma interleukin-6 and its genetic variants with hypertension in Hong Kong Chinese.

Am J Hypertens 2011 Dec 11;24(12):1331-7. Epub 2011 Aug 11.

Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ajh.2011.141DOI Listing
December 2011

Association of lower total bilirubin level with statin usage: the United States National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2008.

Atherosclerosis 2011 Dec 23;219(2):728-33. Epub 2011 Jul 23.

Lipid Research Group, Heart Research Institute, 7 Eliza Street, Newtown, Sydney, NSW 2042, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2011.07.094DOI Listing
December 2011

Plasma adrenomedullin level is related to a single nucleotide polymorphism in the adrenomedullin gene.

Eur J Endocrinol 2011 Oct 28;165(4):571-7. Epub 2011 Jul 28.

Department of Medicine, Research Centre of Heart, Brain, Hormone and Healthy Aging, School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People's Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1530/EJE-11-0513DOI Listing
October 2011

Gamma-glutamyl transferase level predicts the development of hypertension in Hong Kong Chinese.

Clin Chim Acta 2011 Jul 2;412(15-16):1326-31. Epub 2011 Apr 2.

Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; Research Centre of Heart, Brain, Hormone and Healthy Aging, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cca.2011.03.030DOI Listing
July 2011

Using glycosylated hemoglobin to define the metabolic syndrome in United States adults.

Diabetes Care 2010 Aug 26;33(8):1856-8. Epub 2010 May 26.

Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2337/dc10-0190DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2909078PMC
August 2010

Utilization of lipid lowering medications among adults in the United States 1999-2006.

Atherosclerosis 2010 Feb 8;208(2):456-60. Epub 2009 Aug 8.

Department of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2009.08.001DOI Listing
February 2010

Elevated serum alkaline phosphatase and peripheral arterial disease in the United States National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2004.

Int J Cardiol 2009 Jun 24;135(2):156-61. Epub 2008 Jun 24.

Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2008.03.039DOI Listing
June 2009

Diabetes prevalence and therapeutic target achievement in the United States, 1999 to 2006.

Am J Med 2009 May;122(5):443-53

Department of Clinical Pharmacology, School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2008.09.047DOI Listing
May 2009

High density lipoprotein-cholesterol levels increase with age in American women but not in Hong Kong Chinese women.

Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 2009 Apr 19;70(4):561-8. Epub 2008 Aug 19.

Department of Clinical Pharmacology, School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Birmingham, England.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2265.2008.03361.xDOI Listing
April 2009

The role of urotensin II in the metabolic syndrome.

Peptides 2008 May 8;29(5):859-67. Epub 2007 Jun 8.

Department of Medicine & Research Centre of Heart, Brain, Hormone and Healthy Aging, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.peptides.2007.06.003DOI Listing
May 2008

Gender difference in blood pressure control and cardiovascular risk factors in Americans with diagnosed hypertension.

Hypertension 2008 Apr 7;51(4):1142-8. Epub 2008 Feb 7.

Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.107.105205DOI Listing
April 2008

Prevalence, treatment, and control of diagnosed diabetes in the U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2004.

Ann Epidemiol 2008 Mar 16;18(3):222-9. Epub 2008 Jan 16.

Department of Medicine and the Research Centre of Heart, Brain, Hormone and Healthy Ageing, Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annepidem.2007.10.007DOI Listing
March 2008

Junctional adhesion molecule-1 may have a wider role in cardiovascular disease.

Hypertension 2007 Aug 11;50(2):e22; author reply e23. Epub 2007 Jun 11.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.107.093104DOI Listing
August 2007

Treatment and control of diabetes mellitus in the United States National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2002.

J Cardiometab Syndr 2006 ;1(5):301-7

Department of Medicine and Research Centre of Heart, Brain, Hormone and Healthy Ageing, Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

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August 2007

Prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension among United States adults 1999-2004.

Hypertension 2007 Jan 11;49(1):69-75. Epub 2006 Dec 11.

Department of Medicine and the Research Centre of Heart, Brain, Hormone and Healthy Aging, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

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https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/01.HYP.0000252676.46
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/01.HYP.0000252676.46043.18DOI Listing
January 2007

Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in the United States National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2002 according to different defining criteria.

J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 2006 Aug;8(8):562-70

Department of Medicine and the Research Centre of Heart, Brain, Hormone and Healthy Ageing, Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

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August 2006

Haplotypes in the urotensin II gene and urotensin II receptor gene are associated with insulin resistance and impaired glucose tolerance.

Peptides 2006 Jul 4;27(7):1659-67. Epub 2006 Apr 4.

Department of Medicine & Research Centre of Heart, Brain, Hormone and Healthy Aging, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.peptides.2006.02.008DOI Listing
July 2006

Prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension: United States National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2001-2002.

J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 2006 Feb;8(2):93-8

Department of Medicine and the Research Centre of Heart, Brain, Hormone and Healthy Aging, Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

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February 2006

Urotensin II: its function in health and its role in disease.

Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 2005 Jan;19(1):65-75

Department of Medicine and the Research Centre of Heart, Brain, Hormone and Healthy Aging, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10557-005-6899-xDOI Listing
January 2005