|Senior Scientist and Director
Nutritional Epidemiology Program
Jean Mayer USDA HNRCA at Tufts University
711 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111-1524
Phone: (617) 556-3322
Fax: (617) 556-3344
Harvard School of Public Health
|Research Focus||Causes and consequences of hyperhomocysteimia; the impact of folic acid fortification of enriched cereal grain products on the nutritional status of Americans; diet and age-related eye diseases; whole grain intake and healthy aging|
|Academic Appointments||Professor, Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University|
|Selected Professional Affiliations||
Member, Society for Epidemiologic Research
For more information on Dr. Paul Jacques, please visit the Agricultural Research Service/USDA .*
*Links to a federal website (outside Tufts University's website
|Featured HNRCA Research Publications|
|Yoshida M, McKeown NM, Rogers G, Meigs JB, Saltzman E, D’Agostino R, Jacques PF. Surrogate markers of insulin resistance are associated with consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks and fruit juice in middle and older-aged adults. J Nutr. 2007; 137: 2121–7.
Mason JB, Dickstein A, Jacques PF, Haggarty P, Selhub J, Dallal G, Rosenberg, IH. A temporal association between folic acid fortification and a rise in colorectal cancer rates may be illuminating important biological principles: a hypothesis. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2007; 16: 1325-1329.
Fogli-Cawley JJ, Dwyer JT, Saltzman E, McCullough ML, Troy LM, Meigs JB, Jacques PF. The 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and risk of the metabolic syndrome. Am J Clin Nutr 2007; 86:1193-1201
Selhub J, Morris MS, Jacques PF. In vitamin B12 deficiency, higher serum folate is associated with increased total homocysteine and methylmalonic acid concentrations. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2007;104(50):19995-20000.
Wang TJ, Pencina MJ, Booth SL, Jacques PF, Ingelsson E, Lanier K, Benjamin EJ, D'Agostino RB, Wolf M, Vasan RS. Vitamin D deficiency and risk of cardiovascular disease. Circulation 2008; 117: 503-511.
Other Recent Publications
Ingelsson E, Pencina MJ, Tofler GH, Benjamin EJ, Lanier KJ, Jacques PF, Fox CS, Meigs JB, Levy D, Larson MG, Selhub J, D'Agostino RB Sr, Wang TJ, Vasan RS. Multimarker approach to evaluate the incidence of the metabolic syndrome and longitudinal changes in metabolic risk factors: the Framingham Offspring Study. Circulation. 2007;116(9):984-92.
Troy LM, Jacques PF, Hannan MT, Kiel DP, Lichtenstein AH, Kennedy ET, Booth SL. Dihydrophylloquinone intake is associated with low bone mineral density in men and women. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2007;86(2):504-8.
Dhingra R, Sullivan L, Jacques PF, Wang TJ, Fox CS, Meigs JB, D'Agostino RB, Gaziano JM, Vasan RS. Soft drink consumption and risk of developing cardiometabolic risk factors and the metabolic syndrome in middle-aged adults in the community. Circulation. 2007;116(5):480-8.
Lu M, Taylor A, Chylack LT Jr, Rogers G, Hankinson SE, Willett WC, Jacques PF. Dietary linolenic acid intake is positively associated with five-year change in eye lens nuclear density. Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 2007;26(2):133-40.
Levy D, Hwang SJ, Kayalar A, Benjamin EJ, Vasan RS, Parise H, Larson MG, Wang TJ, Selhub J, Jacques PF, Vita JA, Keyes MJ, Mitchell GF. Associations of plasma natriuretic peptide, adrenomedullin, and homocysteine levels with alterations in arterial stiffness: the Framingham Heart Study. Circulation. 2007;115(24):3079-85.
Wang TJ, Gona P, Larson MG, Levy D, Benjamin EJ, Tofler GH, Jacques PF, Meigs JB, Rifai N, Selhub J, Robins SJ, Newton-Cheh C, Vasan RS. Multiple biomarkers and the risk of incident hypertension. Hypertension. 2007;49(3):432-8.
Fogli-Cawley JJ, Dwyer JT, Saltzman E, McCullough ML, Troy LM, Meigs JB, Jacques PF. The 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and insulin resistance in the Framingham Offspring Cohort. Diabetes Care. 2007; 30: 817-22.
Morris MS, Jacques P, Rosenberg I, Selhub J. Folate and vitamin B-12 status in relation to anemia, macrocystis, and cognitive impairment in older Americans in the age of folic acid fortification. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007; 85 (1): 193-200.
Quatromoni PA, Pencina M, Cobain MR, Jacques PF, D’Agostino RB.
To see more of Dr. Paul Jacques' publications, please visit PubMed and search for "Jacques PF."