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Tobacco GeneƻEnvironment Interactions & Minority Asthmatics

Institution: University of California, San Francisco
Investigator(s): Shweta Choudhry, Ph.D., MSc.
Award Cycle: 2006 (Cycle 15) Grant #: 15KT-0008H Award: $299,500
Subject Area: Pulmonary Disease
Award Type: New Investigator Awards

Genome-wide screen for asthma in Puerto Ricans: evidence for assocation with 5q23 region
Periodical: Human Genetics Index Medicus:
Authors: Choudhry, S., Taub, M., Mei, R., Rodriquez-Santana, J., Rodriguez-Cintron, W., Shriver, M. ART
Yr: 2008 Vol: 123 Nbr: Abs: Pg: 455-68

ORMDL3 gene is associated with asthma in three ethnically diverse populations
Periodical: American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine Index Medicus:
Authors: Galanter, J. Choudhry, S., Eng, C., Nazario, S., Rodriquez-Santana, J.R., Casal, J., Torre ART
Yr: 2208 Vol: 177 Nbr: Abs: Pg: 1194-2000

Ethinic-specific differences in broncholdilator responsiveness among African-American, Puerto Ricans, Mexican-Americans with asthma
Periodical: Journal of Asthma Index Medicus:
Authors: Naqvi, M., Thyne, S., Choundry, S., Tsai, H.J., Navarro, D., Castro, R.A., Nazario, S., Ro ART
Yr: 2007 Vol: 44 Nbr: Abs: Pg: 639-48

Asssociation between IgE levels and asthma severity among African-American, Mexican, and Puerto Ricans, patients with asthma
Periodical: Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Index Medicus:
Authors: Naqvi, M., Choundry, S., Tsai, H.J., Thyne, S., Navarro, D., Rodriquez-Santana, J.R., Casa ART
Yr: 2007 Vol: 120 Nbr: Abs: Pg: 137-43

Genetic ancestry and risk of breast cancer among US Latinas.
Periodical: Cancer Research Index Medicus:
Authors: Fejerman L, John E, Huatsman S, Beckman K, Choudhry S, Perez-Stable E, Burchard E, Ziv E ART
Yr: 2008 Vol: 68 Nbr: 23 Abs: Pg: 9723-9728

Differences in allergic sensitization by self-reported race and genetic ancestry.
Periodical: Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Index Medicus:
Authors: Yang, Burchard, Choudhry, Johnson, Ownby, Favro, Chen, Akana, Ha, Kwok, Krajenta, Havstad, ART
Yr: 2008 Vol: 122 Nbr: 4 Abs: Pg: 820-827

Comparing genetic ancestry and self-described race in African American born in the United States and in Africa
Periodical: Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention Index Medicus:
Authors: Yeager R, Avila-Bront A, Abdul K, Nolan P, Grann V, Birchette M, Choudhry S, Burchard E, B ART
Yr: 2008 Vol: Nbr: 17 Abs: Pg: 1329-1338

Genetic ancestry in lung-function predictions.
Periodical: New England Journal of Medicine Index Medicus:
Authors: Kumar R, Seibold MA, Aldrich MC, Williams LK, Reiner AP, Colangelo L, Galanter J, Gignoux ART
Yr: 2010 Vol: 363 Nbr: 4 Abs: Pg: 321-30

GSNO reductase and beta2-adrenergic receptor gene-gene interaction: bronchodilator responsiveness to albuterol.
Periodical: Pharmacogenetics and Genomics Index Medicus:
Authors: Choudhry S, Que LG, Yang Z, Liu L, Eng C, Kim SO, Kumar G, Thyne S, Chapela R, Rodriquez-S ART
Yr: 2010 Vol: 20 Nbr: 6 Abs: Pg: 351-8

The role of LTA4H and ALOX5AP genes in the risk for asthma in Latinos.
Periodical: Clinical and Experimental Allergy Index Medicus:
Authors: Via M, De Giacomo A, Corvol H, Eng C, Seibold MA, Gillett C, Galanter J, Sen S, Tcheurekdj ART
Yr: 2010 Vol: 40 Nbr: 4 Abs: Pg: 582-9

Ancestry-related assortative mating in Latino populations.
Periodical: Genome Biology Index Medicus:
Authors: Risch N, Choudhry S, Via M, Basu A, Sebro R, Eng C, Beckman K, Thyne S, Capela R, Rodrigue ART
Yr: 2009 Vol: 10 Nbr: 11 Abs: Pg: R132

Genetic ancestry modifies pharmacogenetic gene-gene interaction for asthma.
Periodical: Pharmacogenetics and Genomics Index Medicus:
Authors: Corvol H, De Giacomo A, Eng C, Seibold M, Ziv E, Chapela R, Rodriguez-Santana JR, Rodrigue ART
Yr: 2009 Vol: 19 Nbr: 7 Abs: Pg: 489-96