GeneSTAR Research Program - Study of Atherosclerosis Risk in Families
Selected Publications and Recent Abstracts
Updated 4-2-2012
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David SP, Hamidovic A, Chen GK, Bergen AW, Wessel J, Kasberger JL, Brown WM, Petruzella S, Thacker EL, Kim Y, Nalls MA, Tranah GJ, Sung YJ, Ambrosone CB, Arnett D, Bandera EV, Becker DM, Becker L, Berndt SI, Bernstein L, Blot WJ, Broeckel U, Buxbaum SG, Caporaso N, Casey G, Chanock SJ, Deming SL, Diver WR, Eaton CB, Evans DS, Evans MK, Fornage M, Franceschini N, Harris TB, Henderson BE, Hernandez DG, Hitsman B, Hu JJ, Hunt SC, Ingles SA, John EM, Kittles R, Kolb S, Kolonel LN, Le Marchand L, Liu Y, Lohman KK, McKnight B, Millikan RC, Murphy A, Neslund-Dudas C, Nyante S, Press M, Psaty BM, Rao DC, Redline S, Rodriguez-Gil JL, Rybicki BA, Signorello LB, Singleton AB, Smoller J, Snively B, Spring B, Stanford J, Strom SS, Swan GE, Taylor KD, Thun MJ, Wilson AF, Witte JS, Yamamura Y, Yanek LR, Yu K, Zheng W, Ziegler RG, Zonderman AB, Jorgenson E, Haiman CA, Furberg H. Genome-wide meta-analyses of smoking behaviors in African Americans. Transl Psychiatry, 2012, in press.
 
Wassel CL, Lamina C, Nambi V, Coassin S, Mukamal KJ, Ganesh SK, Jacobs DR Jr, Franceschini N, Papanicolaou GJ, Gibson Q, Yanek LR, van der Harst P, Ferguson JF, Crawford DC, Waite LL, Allison MA, Criqui MH, McDermott MM, Mehra R, Cupples LA, Hwang SJ, Redline S, Kaplan RC, Heiss G, Rotter JI, Boerwinkle E, Taylor HA, Eraso LH, Haun M, Li M, Meisinger C, O'Connell JR, Shuldiner AR, Tybjærg-Hansen A, Frikke-Schmidt R, Kollerits B, Rantner B, Dieplinger B, Stadler M, Mueller T, Haltmayer M, Klein-Weigel P, Summerer M, Wichmann HE, Asselbergs FW, Navis G, Leach IM, Brown-Gentry K, Goodloe R, Assimes TL, Becker DM, Cooke JP, Absher DM, Olin JW, Mitchell BD, Reilly MP, Mohler ER 3rd, North KE, Reiner AP, Kronenberg F, Murabito JM. Genetic determinants of the ankle-brachial index: A meta-analysis of a cardiovascular candidate gene 50K SNP panel in the candidate gene association resource (CARe) consortium. Atherosclerosis. 2012 Feb 2. [Epub ahead of print] abstractfull text
 
Brown RV, Kral BG, Yanek LR, Vaidya D, Nyquist PA, Levine DM, Moy TF, Becker LC, Becker DM.  Ethnic specific determinants of exercise capacity in a healthy high risk population. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2011 Dec 30. [Epub ahead of print] abstract
 
Qayyum R, Snively BM, Ziv E, Nalls MA, Liu Y, Tang W, Yanek LR, Lange L, Evans M, Ganesh S, Austin MA, Lettre G, Becker DM, Zonderman AB, Singleton AB, Harris TB, Mohler ER,  Logsdon BA, Kooperberg C, Folsom AR, Wilson JG, Becker LC, Reiner AP. A meta-analysis and genome-wide association study of platelet count and mean platelet volume in African Americans. PLoS Genet. 2012 Mar;8(3):e1002491. PMCID: PMC3299192 abstractfull text
 
Kral BG, Becker DM, Vaidya D, Yanek LR, Becker LC. Severity of inducible myocardial ischemia predicts incident acute coronary syndromes in asymptomatic individuals with a family history of premature coronary artery disease. J Nucl Cardiol. 2011 Nov 12. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 22081304 abstractfull text
 
Wegmann D, Kessner DE, Veeramah KR, Mathias RA, Nicolae DL, Yanek LR, Sun YV, Torgerson DG, Rafaels N, Mosley T, Becker LC, Ruczinski I, Beaty TH, Kardia SL, Meyers DA, Barnes KC, Becker DM, Freimer NB, Novembre J. Recombination rates in admixed individuals identified by ancestry-based inference. Nat Genet. 2011 Jul 20;43(9):847-53. doi: 10.1038/ng.894.  PMID: 21775992 abstractfull text
N'diaye A, Chen GK, Palmer CD, Ge B, Tayo B, Mathias RA, Ding J, Nalls MA, Adeyemo A, Adoue V, Ambrosone CB, Atwood L, Bandera EV, Becker LC, Berndt SI, Bernstein L, Blot WJ, Boerwinkle E, Britton A, Casey G, Chanock SJ, Demerath E, Deming SL, Diver WR, Fox C, Harris TB, Hernandez DG, Hu JJ, Ingles SA, John EM, Johnson C, Keating B, Kittles RA, Kolonel LN, Kritchevsky SB, Le Marchand L, Lohman K, Liu J, Millikan RC, Murphy A, Musani S, Neslund-Dudas C, North KE, Nyante S, Ogunniyi A, Ostrander EA, Papanicolaou G, Patel S, Pettaway CA, Press MF, Redline S, Rodriguez-Gil JL, Rotimi C, Rybicki BA, Salako B, Schreiner PJ, Signorello LB, Singleton AB, Stanford JL, Stram AH, Stram DO, Strom SS, Suktitipat B, Thun MJ, Witte JS, Yanek LR, Ziegler RG, Zheng W, Zhu X, Zmuda JM, Zonderman AB, Evans MK, Liu Y, Becker DM, Cooper RS, Pastinen T, Henderson BE, Hirschhorn JN, Lettre G, Haiman CA.  Identification, replication and fine-mapping of loci associated with adult height in individuals of African ancestry. PLoS Genet. 2011 Oct;7(10):e1002298. PMCID: PMC3188544
 
Vaidya D, Becker DM, Bittner V, Mathias RA, Ouyang P. Ageing, menopause, and ischaemic heart disease mortality in England, Wales, and the United States: modelling study of national mortality data. BMJ. 2011 Sep 6;343:d5170. doi: 10.1136/bmj.d5170.  PMCID: PMC3167164 abstractfull text
 
Kral BG, Becker LC, Vaidya D, Yanek LR, Becker DM: Silent myocardial ischemia and long-term coronary artery disease outcomes in apparently healthy people from families with early-onset ischemic heart disease. Eur Heart J. 2011 Nov;32(22):2766-72.  PMID: 21785111 abstractfull text
 
Faraday N, Yanek LR, Yang XP, Mathias R, Herrera-Galeano JE, Suktitipat B, Qayyum R, Johnson AD, Chen MH, Tofler GH, Ruczinski I, Friedman AD, Gylfason A, Thorsteinsdottir U, Bray PF, O'Donnell CJ, Becker DM, Becker LC.  Identification of a specific intronic PEAR1 gene variant associated with greater platelet aggregability and protein expression.  Blood. 2011 Sep 22;118(12):3367-75. PMCID: PMC3179402 abstractfull text
 
Reiner AP, Lettre G, Nalls MA, Ganesh SK, Mathias R, Austin MA, Dean E, Arepalli S, Britton A, Chen Z, Couper D, Curb JD, Eaton CB, Fornage M, Grant SFA, Harris TB, Hernandez D, Kamatini N, Keating BJ, Kubo M, LaCroix A, Lange LA, Liu S, Lohman K, Meng Y, Mohler, 3 ER, Musani S, Nakamura Y, O'Donnell CJ, Okada Y, Palmer CD, Papanicolaou G, Patel K, Singleton AB, Takahashi A, Tang H, Taylor Jr HA, Taylor K, Thomson C, Yanek LR, Yang L, Ziv E, Zonderman AB, Folsom AR, Evans MK, Liu Y, Becker DM, Snively BM, Wilson JG. Genome-wide association study of white blood cell count in 16,388 African Americans: the Continental Origins and Genetic Epidemiology Network (COGENT). PLoS Genet. 2011 Jun;7(6):e1002108. PMCID: PMC3128101 abstractfull text
 
Mathias RA, Sergeant S, Ruczinski I, Torgerson DG, Hugenschmidt CE, Kubala M, Vaidya D, Suktitipat B,  Ziegler JT, Ivester P, Case LD, Yanek LR, Freedman BI, Rudock ME, Barnes KC, Langefeld CD, Becker LC, Bowden DW, Becker DM, Chilton FH. The impact of FADS genetic variants on omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid metabolism in African Americans. BMC Genet. 2011 May 20;12:50.  PMCID: PMC3118962 abstractfull text
 
Sulem P, Gudbjartsson DF, Geller F, Prokopenko I, Feenstra B, Aben KK, Franke B, den Heijer M, Kovacs P, Stumvoll M, Mägi R, Yanek LR, Becker LC, Boyd HA, Stacey SN, Walters GB, Jonsdottir A, Thorleifsson G, Holm H, Gudjonsson SA, Rafnar T, Björnsdottir G, Becker DM, Melbye M, Kong A, Tönjes A, Thorgeirsson T, Thorsteinsdottir U, Kiemeney LA, Stefansson K. Sequence variants at CYP1A1-CYP1A2 and AHR associate with coffee consumption. Hum Mol Genet. 2011 May 15;20(10):2071-7. PMCID: PMC3080612 abstractfull text
Kral BG, Mathias RA, Suktitipat B, Ruczinski I, Vaidya D, Yanek LR, Quyyumi AA, Patel RS, Zafari AM, Vaccarino V, Hauser ER, Kraus WE, Becker LC, Becker DM.  A common variant in the CDKN2B gene on chromosome 9p21 protects against coronary artery disease in Americans of African ancestry. J Hum Genet. 2011 Mar;56(3):224-9.  PMCID: PMC3079521 abstractfull text
 
Williams MS, Weiss EJ, Sabatine MS, Simon DI, Bahou WF, Becker LC, Parise LV, Dauerman HL, French PA, Smyth SS, Becker RC; 2010 Platelet Colloquium Participants. Genetic regulation of platelet receptor expression and function: application in clinical practice and drug development. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2010 Dec;30(12):2372-84. PMID:  21084706 abstractfull text
 
Kraja AT, Vaidya D, Pankow JS, Goodarzi MO, Assimes TL, Kullo I, Sovio U, Mathias RA, Sun YV, Franceschini N, Absher D, Li G, Zhang Q, Feitosa MF, Glazer NL, Haritunians T, Hartikainen AL, Knowles JW, North KE, Iribarren C, Kral B, Yanek L, O’Reilly P, McCarthy M, Jaquish C, Couper DJ, Chakravarti A, Psaty BM, Becker LC, Province MA, Boerwinkle E, Quertermous T, Palotie L, Jarvelin MR, Becker DM, Kardia SL, Rotter JI, Chen YD, Borecki IB.  A bivariate genome-wide approach to metabolic syndrome: STAMPEED Consortium. Diabetes. 2011 Apr;60(4):1329-39. PMCID: PMC3064107 abstractfull text
 
Schunkert H, König IR, Kathiresan S, Reilly MP, Assimes TL, Holm H, Preuss M, Stewart AF, Barbalic M, Gieger C, Absher D, Aherrahrou Z, Allayee H, Altshuler D, Anand SS, Andersen K, Anderson JL, Ardissino D, Ball SG, Balmforth AJ, Barnes TA, Becker DM, Becker LC, Berger K, Bis JC, Boekholdt SM, Boerwinkle E, Braund PS, Brown MJ, Burnett MS, Buysschaert I; Cardiogenics, Carlquist JF, Chen L, Cichon S, Codd V, Davies RW, Dedoussis G, Dehghan A, Demissie S, Devaney JM, Diemert P, Do R, Doering A, Eifert S, Mokhtari NE, Ellis SG, Elosua R, Engert JC, Epstein SE, de Faire U, Fischer M, Folsom AR, Freyer J, Gigante B, Girelli D, Gretarsdottir S, Gudnason V, Gulcher JR, Halperin E, Hammond N, Hazen SL, Hofman A, Horne BD, Illig T, Iribarren C, Jones GT, Jukema JW, Kaiser MA, Kaplan LM, Kastelein JJ, Khaw KT, Knowles JW, Kolovou G, Kong A, Laaksonen R, Lambrechts D, Leander K, Lettre G, Li M, Lieb W, Loley C, Lotery AJ, Mannucci PM, Maouche S, Martinelli N, McKeown PP, Meisinger C, Meitinger T, Melander O, Merlini PA, Mooser V, Morgan T, Mühleisen TW, Muhlestein JB, Münzel T, Musunuru K, Nahrstaedt J, Nelson CP, Nöthen MM, Olivieri O, Patel RS, Patterson CC, Peters A, Peyvandi F, Qu L, Quyyumi AA, Rader DJ, Rallidis LS, Rice C, Rosendaal FR, Rubin D, Salomaa V, Sampietro ML, Sandhu MS, Schadt E, Schäfer A, Schillert A, Schreiber S, Schrezenmeir J, Schwartz SM, Siscovick DS, Sivananthan M, Sivapalaratnam S, Smith A, Smith TB, Snoep JD, Soranzo N, Spertus JA, Stark K, Stirrups K, Stoll M, Tang WH, Tennstedt S, Thorgeirsson G, Thorleifsson G, Tomaszewski M, Uitterlinden AG, van Rij AM, Voight BF, Wareham NJ, Wells GA, Wichmann HE, Wild PS, Willenborg C, Witteman JC, Wright BJ, Ye S, Zeller T, Ziegler A, Cambien F, Goodall AH, Cupples LA, Quertermous T, März W, Hengstenberg C, Blankenberg S, Ouwehand WH, Hall AS, Deloukas P, Thompson JR, Stefansson K, Roberts R, Thorsteinsdottir U, O'Donnell CJ, McPherson R, Erdmann J; CARDIoGRAM Consortium, Samani NJ. Large-scale association analysis identifies 13 new susceptibility loci for coronary artery disease. Nat Genet, 2011 Mar 6;43(4):333-8.  PMCID: PMC3119261 abstract full text
 
Vaidya D, Yanek LR, Herrera-Galeano JE, Mathias RA, Moy TF, Faraday N, Becker LC, Becker DM. A common variant in the Von Willebrand factor gene is associated with multiple functional consequences. Am J Hematol, 2010 Dec;85(12):971-3. PMCID: PMC2992080 abstractfull text
 
Musunuru K, Post WS, Herzog W, Shen H, O’Connell JR, McArdle PF, Ryan KA, Gibson Q, Cheng Y-C, Clearfield E, Johnson AD, Tofler G, Yang Q, O’Donnell CJ, Becker DM, Yanek LR, Becker LC, Faraday N, Bielak LF, Peyser PA, Shuldiner AR, Mitchell BD. Association of SNPs on chromosome 9p21.3 with platelet reactivity: a potential mechanism for increased vascular disease. Circ Cardiovasc Genet, 2010 Oct;3(5):445-53. PMCID: PMC3031788 abstractfull text
 
Assimes TL, Hólm H, Kathiresan S, Reilly MP, Thorleifsson G, Voight BF, Erdmann J, Willenborg C, Vaidya D, Xie C, Patterson CC, Morgan TM, Burnett MS, Li M, Hlatky MA, Knowles JW, Thompson JR, Absher D, Iribarren C, Go A, Fortmann SP, Sidney S, Risch N, Tang H, Myers RM, Berger K, Stoll M, Shah SH, Thorgeirsson G, Andersen K, Havulinna AS, Herrera JE, Faraday N, Kim Y, Kral BG, Mathias RA, Ruczinski I, Suktitipat B, Wilson AF, Yanek LR, Becker LC, Linsel-Nitschke P, Lieb W, König IR, Hengstenberg C, Fischer M, Stark K, Reinhard W, Winogradow J, Grassl M, Grosshennig A, Preuss M, Schreiber S, Wichmann HE, Meisinger C, Yee J, Friedlander Y, Do R, Meigs JB, Williams G, Nathan DM, MacRae CA, Qu L, Wilensky RL, Matthai WH Jr, Qasim AN, Hakonarson H, Pichard AD, Kent KM, Satler L, Lindsay JM, Waksman R, Knouff CW, Waterworth DM, Walker MC, Mooser VE, Marrugat J, Lucas G, Subirana I, Sala J, Ramos R, Martinelli N, Olivieri O, Trabetti E, Malerba G, Pignatti PF, Guiducci C, Mirel D, Parkin M, Hirschhorn JN, Asselta R, Duga S, Musunuru K, Daly MJ, Purcell S, Eifert S, Braund PS, Wright BJ, Balmforth AJ, Ball SG; Myocardial Infarction Genetics Consortium; Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium; Cardiogenics, Ouwehand WH, Deloukas P, Scholz M, Cambien F, Huge A, Scheffold T, Salomaa V, Girelli D, Granger CB, Peltonen L, McKeown PP, Altshuler D, Melander O, Devaney JM, Epstein SE, Rader DJ, Elosua R, Engert JC, Anand SS, Hall AS, Ziegler A, O'Donnell CJ, Spertus JA, Siscovick D, Schwartz SM, Becker D, Thorsteinsdottir U, Stefansson K, Schunkert H, Samani NJ, Quertermous T.Lack of association between the Trp719Arg polymorphism in kinesin-like protein 6 and coronary artery disease in 19 case-control studies. J Am Coll Cardiol, 2010 Nov 2;56(19):1552-63. PMCID: PMC3084526 abstractfull text
 
Gretarsdottir S, Baas AF, Thorleifsson G, Holm H, den Heijer M, de Vries JP, Kranendonk SE, Zeebregts CJ, van Sterkenburg SM, Geelkerken RH, van Rij AM, Williams MJ, Boll AP, Kostic JP, Jonasdottir A, Jonasdottir A, Walters GB, Masson G, Sulem P, Saemundsdottir J, Mouy M, Magnusson KP, Tromp G, Elmore JR, Sakalihasan N, Limet R, Defraigne JO, Ferrell RE, Ronkainen A, Ruigrok YM, Wijmenga C, Grobbee DE, Shah SH, Granger CB, Quyyumi AA, Vaccarino V, Patel RS, Zafari AM, Levey AI, Austin H, Girelli D, Pignatti PF, Olivieri O, Martinelli N, Malerba G, Trabetti E, Becker LC, Becker DM, Reilly MP, Rader DJ, Mueller T, Dieplinger B, Haltmayer M, Urbonavicius S, Lindblad B, Gottsäter A, Gaetani E, Pola R, Wells P, Rodger M, Forgie M, Langlois N, Corral J, Vicente V, Fontcuberta J, España F, Grarup N, Jørgensen T, Witte DR, Hansen T, Pedersen O, Aben KK, de Graaf J, Holewijn S, Folkersen L, Franco-Cereceda A, Eriksson P, Collier DA, Stefansson H, Steinthorsdottir V, Rafnar T, Valdimarsson EM, Magnadottir HB, Sveinbjornsdottir S, Olafsson I, Magnusson MK, Palmason R, Haraldsdottir V, Andersen K, Onundarson PT, Thorgeirsson G, Kiemeney LA, Powell JT, Carey DJ, Kuivaniemi H, Lindholt JS, Jones GT, Kong A, Blankensteijn JD, Matthiasson SE, Thorsteinsdottir U, Stefansson K.  Genome-wide association study identifies a sequence variant within the DAB2IP gene conferring susceptibility to abdominal aortic aneurysm. Nat Genet. 2010 Aug;42(8):692-7. PMID: 20622881 abstractfull text
 
Johnson AD, Yanek LR, Chen M-H, Faraday N, Larson MG, Tofler G, Lin SJ, Kraja AT, Province MA, Yang Q, Becker DM, O’Donnell CJ, Becker LC. Genome-wide meta-analyses identifies seven loci associated with platelet aggregation in response to agonists. Nat Genet, 2010 Jul;42(7):608-13. PMCID: PMC3057573 abstractfull text
 
Mathias RA, Kim Y, Sung H, Yanek LR, Mantese VJ, Hererra-Galeano JE, Ruczinski I, Wilson AF, Faraday N, Becker LC, Becker DM.  A combined genome-wide linkage and association approach to find susceptibility loci for platelet function phenotypes in European American and African American families with coronary artery disease. BMC Med Genomics. 2010 Jun 7;3:22. PMCID: PMC2890666 abstractfull text
 
Vaidya D, Mathias RA, Kral BG, Yanek LR, Becker LC, Becker DM.  Independent metabolic syndrome variants predict new onset coronary artery disease. Diabetes Care, 2010 Jun;33(6):1376-8. PMCID: PMC2875458 abstractfull text
 
Bordeaux BC, Qayyum R, Yanek LR, Vaidya D, Becker LC, Faraday N, Becker DM.  Effect of obesity on platelet reactivity and response to low-dose aspirin. Prev Card. 2010 Spring;13(2):56-62.  PMID: 20377806 abstractfull text
 
Gao X, Becker LC, Becker DM, Starmer JD, Province MA.  Avoiding the high Bonferroni penalty in genome-wide association studies. Genet Epidemiol. 2010 Jan;34(1):100-5. PMCID: PMC2796708 abstractfull text
 
SunH, SwaimAM, HerreraJE, BeckerD, BeckerL, SrivastavaK, ThompsonLE, SheroMR, Perez-TamayoA, Suktitipat B, Mathias R, ContractorA, FaradayN, Morrell CN.Platelet kainate receptor signaling promotes thrombosis by stimulating cyclooxygenase activation. Circ Res. 2009 Sep 11;105(6):595-603.  PMCID: PMC2771168 abstractfull text
 
Nyquist PA,Winkler CA, McKenzie LM, YanekLR, BeckerLC, Becker DM. Single nucleotide polymorphisms in monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 and its receptor act synergistically to increase the risk of carotid atherosclerosis. Cerebrovasc Dis. 2009;28(2):124-30. PMCID: PMC2914430 abstractfull text
 
Nyquist PA, Wityk R, Yanek LR, Vaidya D, Yousem DM, Becker LC, Becker DM.  Silent small-vessel cerebrovascular disease and silent myocardial ischemia in families with premature coronary disease. Neuroepidemiology. 2009;33(1):66-7. PMCID: PMC2826442 abstractfull text
 
Vaidya D, Yanek LR, Faraday N, Moy TF, Becker LC, Becker DM. Native platelet aggregation and response to aspirin in persons with the metabolic syndrome and its components. Metab Syndr Relat Disord. 2009 Aug;7(4):289-96.  PMCID: PMC3135890 abstractfull text
 
Faraday N, Yanek LR, Vaidya D, Kral B, Qayyum R, Herrera-Galeano JE, Moy TF, Becker DB, Becker LC.Leukocytes count is associated with increased platelet reactivity and diminished response to aspirin in healthy individuals with a family history of coronary artery disease. Thromb Res. 2009 Jul;124(3):311-7. PMCID: PMC2763116 abstractfull text
 
Thorleifsson G, Walters GB, Daniel F Gudbjartsson DF, Steinthorsdottir V, Sulem P, Helgadottir A, Styrkarsdottir U, Gretarsdottir S, Thorlacius S, Jonsdottir I, Jonsdottir T, Olafsdottir EJ, Olafsdottir GH, Jonsson T, Jonsson F, Borch-Johnsen K, Hansen T, Andersen G, Jorgensen T, Lauritzen T, Aben KK, Verbeek ALM, Roeleveld N, Kampman E, Yanek LR, Becker LC, Tryggvadottir L, Rafnar T, Becker DM, Gulcher J, Kiemeney LA, Pedersen O, Kong A, Thorsteinsdottir U & Stefansson K. Genome-wide association yields new sequence variants at seven loci that associate with measures of obesity. Nat Genet. 2009 Jan;41(1):18-24. PMID: 19079260 abstractfull text
Kral BG, Lookman L, Becker LC.  Genetic determinants of responsiveness to antiplatelet therapy. Cardiovasc Risk Rep. 2008 2:476-84. 
 
Herrera-Galeano JE, Becker DM, Wilson AF, Yanek LR, Bray P, Vaidya D, Faraday N, Becker LC.  A novel variant in the platelet endothelial aggregation receptor-1 gene is associated with increased platelet aggregability. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2008 Aug;28(8):1484-90. PMCID: PMC2739240 abstractfull text
 
Qayyum R, Becker DM, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Becker LC, Faraday N, Vaidya D.  Platelet inhibition by 81 and 325 mg aspirin daily in men vs. women without clinically apparent cardiovascular disease. Am J Cardiol. 2008 May 1;101(9):1359-63. PMCID: PMC3038606 abstractfull text
 
Cene CW, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Levine DM, Becker LC, Becker DM.  Sustainability of a multiple risk factor intervention on cardiovascular disease in high-risk African American families. Ethn Dis. 2008 Spring;18(2):169-75. PMID:18507269 abstract
 
Gudbjartsson DF, WaltersGB, Thorleifsson G, StefanssonH, HalldorssonBV, ZusmanovichP, SulemP, ThorlaciusS, GylfasonA, SteinbergS, HelgadottirA, IngasonA, SteinthorsdottirV, OlafsdottirEJ, OlafsdottirGH, JonssonT, Borch-JohnsenK, HansenT, AndersenG, JorgensenT, PedersenO, AbenKK, WitjesJA, SwinkelsDW, den HeijerM, FrankeB, VerbeekALM, BeckerDM, YanekLR, BeckerLC, TryggvadottirL, RafnarT, GulcherJ, KiemeneyLA, KongA, ThorsteinsdottirU, Stefansson K. Many sequence variants affecting diversity of adult human height. Nat Genet. 2008 May;40(5):609-15. PMID: 18391951 abstractfull text
 
Faraday N, Becker DM, Becker LC.  Pharmacogenomics of platelet responsiveness to aspirin. Pharmacogenomics. 2007 Oct;8(10):1413-25. PMID: 17979514 abstractfull text
 
Vaidya D, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Pearson TA, Becker LC, Becker DM. Incidence of coronary artery disease in siblings of patients with premature coronary artery disease: 10 years of follow-up. Am J Cardiol. 2007 Nov 1;100(9):1410-5. PMCID: PMC2128738 abstractfull text
 
Bordeaux B, Yanek LR, Moy TF, White LW, Becker LC, Faraday N, Becker DM.  Casual chocolate consumption and inhibition of platelet function. Prev Cardiol. 2007 Fall;10(4):175-80.PMID: 17917513 abstractfull text
 
Becker DM, Mora S, Goff DC Jr.  Biomarkers for prediction of cardiovascular events. N Engl J Med. 2007 Apr 5;356(14):1473; author reply 1474-5. PMID: 17415902  full text
 
Bray PF, Mathias RA, Faraday N, Yanek LR, Fallin MD, Herrera-Galeano JE, Wilson AF, Becker LC, Becker DM.  Heritability of platelet function in families with premature coronary artery disease. J Thromb Haemost. 2007 Aug;5(8):1617-23. PMID: 17663734 abstractfull text
 
Faraday N, Yanek LR, Mathias R, Herrera-Galeano JE, Vaidya D, Moy TF,  Fallin MD, Wilson AF, Bray PF, Becker LC, Becker DM.  Heritability of platelet responsiveness to aspirin in activation pathways directly and indirectly related to cyclooxygenase-1. Circulation. 2007 May 15;115(19):2490-6. PMID: 17470694 abstractfull text
 
Atherosclerosis. 2007 Aug;193(2):366-72. PMID: 16934270 abstractfull text
 
Faraday N, Becker DM, Yanek LR, Herrera-Galeano JE, Segal JB, Moy TF, Bray PF, Becker LC. Relation between atherosclerosis risk factors and aspirin resistance in a primary prevention population. Am J Cardiol. 2006 Sep 15;98(6):774-9. PMID: 16950183 abstractfull text
 
Reynolds SS, Yanek LR, Vaidya D, Mora S, Moy TF, Saudek C, Becker LC, Becker D.  Glucose levels in the normal range strongly predict incident diabetes in families with premature coronary heart disease. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2006 Dec;74(3):267-73. PMID: 16716444 abstractfull text
 
Becker DM, Segal J, Vaidya D, Yanek LR, Herrera-Galeano JE, Bray PF, Moy TF, Becker LC, Faraday N.  Sex differences in platelet reactivity and response to low-dose aspirin therapy. JAMA. 2006 Mar 22;295(12):1420-7.PMID: 16551714 abstractfull text
 
Blumenthal RS, Becker DM, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Michos ED, Fishman EK, Becker LC.  Comparison of coronary calcium and stress myocardial perfusion imaging in apparently healthy siblings of individuals with premature coronary artery disease.  Am J Cardiol. 2006 Feb 1;97(3):328-33.PMID: 16442390 abstractfull text
 
Michos ED, Vasamreddy CR, Becker DM, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Fishman EK, Becker LC, Blumenthal RS.  Women with a low Framingham risk score and a family history of premature coronary heart disease have a high prevalence of subclinical coronary atherosclerosis. Am Heart J. 2005 Dec;150(6):1276-81.PMID: 16338271 abstractfull text
 
Benton JL, Blumenthal RS, Becker DM, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Post W.  Predictors of low density lipoprotein particle size in a high risk African- population. Am J Cardiol. 2005 Jun 1;95(11):1320-3.PMID: 15904636 abstractfull text
 
Mora S, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Fallin MD, Becker LC, Becker DM.  Interaction of body mass index and Framingham risk score in predicting incident coronary disease in families. Circulation. 2005 Apr 19;111(15):1871-6.PMID: 15837938 abstractfull text
 
Becker DM, Yanek LR, Johnson WR, Garrett D, Moy TF, Reynolds SS, Blumenthal, RS, Vaidya D, Becker LC.   Impact of a community-based multiple risk factor intervention on cardiovascular risk in black families with a history of premature coronary disease. Circulation. 2005 Mar 15;111(10):1298-304. PMID:15769772 abstractfull text
 
Kurrelmeyer D, Becker L, Becker D, Yanek L, Goldschmidt-Clermont P, Bray PF.  Platelet hyperreactivity in women from families with premature atherosclerosis. J Am Med Womens Assoc. 2003 Fall;58(4):272-7. PMID:14640259 abstract
 
Arking DE, Becker DM, Yanek LR, Fallin D, Judge DP, Moy TF, Becker LC, Dietz HC.  KLOTHO allele status and the risk for early-onset occult coronary artery disease. Am J Hum Genet. 2003 May;72(5):1154-61. PMID: 12669274 abstractfull text
 
Blumenthal RS, Becker DM, Yanek LR, Aversano TR, Moy TF, Kral BG, Becker LC.  Detecting occult coronary disease in a high-risk asymptomatic population. Circulation. 2003 Feb 11;107(5):702-7.  PMID: 12578872 abstractfull text
 
Moy TF, Yanek LR, Raqueno JV, Bezirdjian PJ, Blumenthal RS, Wilder LB, Becker DM.  Dietary counseling for high blood cholesterol in families at risk for coronary disease. Prev Cardiol. 2001 Autumn;4(4):158-164.  PMID: 11832672 abstractfull text
 
Kral BG, Becker LC, Yook RM, Blumenthal RS, Kwiterovich PO, Otvos JD, Becker DM.  Racial differences in low-density lipoprotein particle size in families at high risk for premature coronary heart disease. Ethn Dis. 2001 Spring-Summer;11(2):325-37.  PMID: 11456008 abstract
 
Goldschmidt-Clermont PJ, Coleman LD, Pham YM, Cooke GE, Shear WS, Weiss EJ, Kral BG, Moy TF, Yook RM, Blumenthal RS, Becker DM, Becker LC, Bray PF.  Higher prevalence of GPIIIa Plpolymorphism in siblings of patients with premature coronary heart disease. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 1999 Dec;123(12):1223-9.  PMID: 10583927 abstractfull text
 
Becker DM, Yook RM, Moy TF, Blumenthal RS, Becker LC.  Markedly high prevalence of coronary risk factors in apparently healthy African-American and white siblings of persons with premature coronary heart disease. Am J Cardiol. Nov 1;82(9):1046-51.  PMID: 9817479 abstractfull text
 
Becker DM, Raqueno JV, Yook RM, Kral BG, Blumenthal RS, Moy TF, Bezirdjian P, Becker LC.  Nurse-mediated cholesterol management compared with enhanced primary care in siblings of persons with premature coronary disease. Arch Intern Med. 1998 Jul 27;158(14):1533-9.  PMID: 9679794 abstractfull text
 
Yanek LR, Becker DM, Moy TF, Blumenthal RS, Raqueno JV, Yook RM, Hill MN, Becker LC. Hypertension among siblings of persons with premature coronary heart disease. Hypertension. 1998 Jul;32(1):123-8.  PMID: 9674648 abstractfull text
 
Weiss SR, Bachorik PS, Becker L, Moy T, Becker DM.  Lipoprotein(a) and coronary heart disease risk factors in a racially-mixed population:  the Johns Hopkins Sibling Study. Ethn Dis. 1998 Winter;8(1):60-72.  PMID: 9595249 abstract
 
Kral BG, Becker LC, Blumenthal RS, Aversano T, Fleisher LA, Yook RM, Becker DM.  Exaggerated reactivity to mental stress is associated with exercise-induced myocardial ischemia in an asymptomatic high risk population. Circulation. 1997 Dec 16;96(12):4246-53.  PMID: 9416889 abstractfull text
 
Allen JK, Young DR, Blumenthal RS, Moy TF, Yanek LR, Wilder L, Becker LB, Becker DM.  Prevalence of hypercholesterolemia among siblings of persons with premature coronary heart disease: Application of the second adult treatment panel guidelines. Arch Intern Med. 1996 Aug 12-26;156(15):1654-60.  PMID: 8694663 abstractfull text
 
Weiss EJ, Bray PF, Tayback M, Schulman SP, Kickler TS, Becker LC, Weiss JL, Gerstenblith G, Goldschmidt-Clermont PJ.  A polymorphism of a platelet glycoprotein receptor as an inherited risk factor for coronary thrombosis. N Engl J Med. 1996 Apr 25;334(17):1090-4.  PMID: 8598867 abstractfull text
 
Blumenthal RS, Becker DM, Moy TF, Coresh J, Wilder LB, Becker LC.  Exercise thallium tomography predicts future coronary heart disease events in a high risk asymptomatic population. Circulation. 1996 Mar 1;93(5):915-23.  PMID: 8598082 abstractfull text
 
Becker DM, Becker LC, Pearson TA, Fintel DJ, Levine DM, Kwiterovich PO.  Risk factors in siblings of people with premature coronary heart disease. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1988 Nov;12(5):1273-80.  PMID: 3170971 abstractfull text
 
Becker DM, Levine DM.  Risk perception, knowledge, and lifestyles in siblings of people with premature coronary disease. Am J Prev Med. 1987 Jan-Feb;3(1):45-50. PMID: 3452338 abstract
 
Becker LC, Becker DB, Pearson TA, Fintel DJ, Links J, Frank RL.  Screening of asymptomatic siblings of patients with premature coronary artery disease. Circulation. 1987 Mar;75(3 Pt 2):II14-7.  PMID: 3815779 abstract
 
Abstracts
 
Qayyum R, Shen H, Faraday N, Yanek LR, Becker DM,  Mathias R,  Mitchell BD, Gibson Q, Herzog W, Becker LC, Shuldiner AR.  Genome-wide association study and meta-analysis of aspirin responsiveness in individuals of European descent. Circulation 124 (21): A15641, 2011.
 
Qayyum R, Kral BG, Yanek LR, Vaidya D, Nyquist PA, Mathias R, Becker LC, Becker DM.  Greater post-aspirin residual platelet aggregation is associated with increased risk of incident acute coronary syndromes in healthy individuals. Circulation 124 (21): A16658, 2011.      
 
 
Qayyum R, Becker LC, Becker DM, Yanek LR, Leal SM, Mathias R, Suktitipat B, Bray PF.  Genome-wide association study of native platelet function in African Americans. Circulation 124 (21): A16386, 2011.
 
 
Qayyum R, Becker DM, Yanek LR, Faraday N, Suktitipat B, Mathias R, Becker LC.  Genome-wide association study of aspirin responsiveness in African Americans. Circulation 124 (21): A17614, 2011.
 
 
Mathias RA, Kim Y, Yanek L, Faraday N, Wilson AF, Becker D, Becker L.  Targeted deep resequencing identifies coding variants in the PEAR1 gene that play a role in platelet aggregation in individuals at high risk for coronary artery disease. Circulation 124 (21): A9543, 2011.
 
 
Nyquist PA, Kral BG, Vaidya D, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Fishman EK, Becker LC, Becker DM.
The relationship between subclinical coronary artery atherosclerosis and brain ischemic white matter disease in healthy individuals from high risk familiesCirculation 124 (21): A17265, 2011.

Brown RV, Kral BG, Yanek LR, Vaidya D, Becker LC, Becker DM.  Predictors of “metabolically healthy” obesity in a high risk population. Circulation 124 (21): A16879, 2011.
 
Wang H, Becker DM, Vaidya D, Moy TF, Yanek LR, Kral BG.  An improved equation for estimation of LDL cholesterol in European and African American adults. Circulation 124 (21): A17196, 2011.
 
Qayyum R, Becker D, Vaidya D, Yanek L, Faraday N, Mathias R, Becker L.  Correlated meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies of agonist-mediated native platelet aggregation in African Americans.  Abstract Number: 1377F. Presented at the 61st Annual Meeting of The American Society of Human Genetics, October 14, 2011, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
 
Yanek LR, Nyquist PA, Kral BG, Vaidya D, Mathias RA, Suktitipat B, Moy TF, Becker LC, Becker DM.  9p21 region is associated with brain white matter lesions. Abstract Number: 364T. Presented at the 61st Annual Meeting of The American Society of Human Genetics, October 13, 2011, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
 
Liu C-T, Monda KL, Taylor KC, Lange L, Adeyemo A, Allison M, Becker DM, Bielak LF, Borecki I, Burke G, Carlson C, Evans MK, Hirschhorn JN, Kabagambe EK, Liu Y, Palmer C, Papanicolaou G, Paterl S, Schreiner P, Taylor H, Yanek LR, Demerath EW, Cupples LA, North KE, Fox CS on behalf of African American Central Adiposity Consortium and the CARe Consortium.  Genome-wide association study for central adiposity in African Americans.  Abstract Number 828T.  Presented at the 61st Annual Meeting of The American Society of Human Genetics, October 13, 2011, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
 
Vaidya D, Mathias RA, Yanek LR, Qayyum R, Faraday N, Kral BG, Becker DM, Becker LC.  Maternal origin of PEAR1 gene locus affects platelet response to collagen.  Abstract Number 359T. Presented at the 61st Annual Meeting of The American Society of Human Genetics, October 13, 2011, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
 
SuktitipatB, Vaidya D, YanekLR, MoyTF, MathiasRA, YoungJH, BeckerLC, BeckerDM, WilsonAF, FallinMD.  Genome-wide association study of vascular inflammatory markers suggests novel candidate genes associated with atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease. Abstract Number: 360F.  Presented at the 61st Annual Meeting of The American Society of Human Genetics, October 14, 2011, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
 
Sabater-Lleal M, Huang J, FibrinoGEN Consortium. Genome-wide association studies identify 15 loci with novel associations with plasma fibrinogen levels. Abstract Number: 360F. Presented at the 61st Annual Meeting of The American Society of Human Genetics, October 14, 2011, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
 
Mathias RA, Kral B, Suktitipat B,  Holm H, Yanek L, Ruczinski I, Vaidya V, Thorleifsson G, Thorsteinsdottir U, Stefansson K, Quyyumi A, Patel R, Zafari M, Vaccarino V, Shah S, Granger C, Gulcher J, Becker, L, Becker D.  Variants in the CDNK2B gene on chromosome 9p21 are associated with coronary artery disease events in African American high risk families. Circulation, 122(21): A20276, 2010.
 
Qayyum R, Becker LC, Faraday N, Mathias R, Mantese V, Yanek LR, Vaidya D, Suktitipat B, Becker DM. A genome-wide association study identifies an association between a genetic variant in the MET receptor gene and collagen-induced platelet aggregation.Circulation, 122(21): A20907, 2010.
 
Qayyum R, Becker DM, Nauder N, Yanek LR, Suktitipat B, Becker L.  Determinants of PFA-100 closure time: A genome-wide association study. Circulation, 122(21): A20936, 2010.
 
Kral BG, Becker DM, Vaidya D, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Becker LC.  Inducible myocardial ischemia predicts future acute coronary syndromes in healthy individuals with a family history of premature coronary artery disease. Circulation, 122(21): A20778, 2010.
 
Kral BG, Becker DM, Becker LC, Yanek LR, Suktitipat B, Fishman EK, Vaidya D.
Markers of osteoregulation and coronary artery calcification in apparently healthy high-risk families. Circulation, 122(21): A20813, 2010.
 
Kral BG, Becker LC, Yanek LR, Suktitipat B, Mathias RA, Vaidya D, Becker DM.
A common variant in the T-Cadherin gene is associated with exercise-induced myocardial ischemia in asymptomatic siblings of probands with premature coronary artery disease. Circulation, 122(21): A20888, 2010.
 
Vaidya D, Yanek LR, Mathias RA, Becker LC, Becker DM. Genomewide analysis finds a variant in the KCNC2 gene associated with sex-dependent differences in HDL cholesterol levels. Circulation, 122(21): A20876, 2010.
 
Vaidya D, Mathias RA, Becker LC, Becker DM.  A simple scalable association hypothesis test combining gene-wide evidence from multiple polymorphisms. Program Number: 2862/T.  Presented at the 60th Annual Meeting of The American Society of Human Genetics, November 4, 2010, Washington, DC.
 
Yanek LR, Kim Y, Mathias R, Suktitipat B, VaidyaD, BeckerLC, BeckerDM, LevittRC.  Stem cell regulatory genes associated with the racial differences in the promotion of coronary artery disease by tobacco smokers.  Program Number: 755/W.  Presented at the 60th Annual Meeting of The American Society of Human Genetics, November 3, 2010, Washington, DC.
 
Becker LC, Herrera JE, Yanek LR, Yang XP, Johnson AD, Chen MH, O'Donnell CJ, Becker DM, Faraday N.  A variant in intron 1 of the platelet endothelial aggregation receptor-1 (PEAR1) gene is strongly associated with increased platelet aggregability. Circulation, 120 (18); A2130, 2009. 
 
Johnson AD, Yanek LR, Chen MH, Kraja AT, Larson MG, Lin R, Tofler GH, Becker DM, Yang Q, Province MA, O’Donnell CJ, Becker LC.  Multiple platelet aggregation genes are identified by genome-wide association meta-analyses. Circulation, 120(18); A2072, 2009.
 
Vaidya D, Horst J, McGlynn D, Moy TF, Kral BG, Yanek LR, Becker DM.  Adherence to medications after acute coronary events. Circulation, 120 (18); A1592, 2009.
 
Suktitipat B, Vaidya D, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Fallin MD, Becker LC, Becker DM.   Association of MYPT2 and inflammatory markers using principal component analysis in a family-based genome-wide association study. Circulation, 120 (18); A1878, 2009.
 
Suktitipat B, Vaidya D, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Becker LC, Becker DM, Fallin MD.  Abstracts from the 18 Annual Meeting of the International Genetic Epidemiology Society: Family-based genome-wide association study of inflammatory markers: individual measures and PCA phenotypes. Genet Epidemiol, 33(8); 790 (131), 2009.
 
Herrera JE, Yanek LR, Mathias R, Wilson AF, Moy TF, Becker LC, Becker DM.  Genome-wide association study identifies loci associated with a global measure of well-being. Circulation, 118 (Suppl 2); S1143 (5091), 2008.
 
Herrera JE, Qayyum R, Faraday N, Yanek LR, Vaidya D, Becker DM, Becker LC.  Platelet response to aspirin is under polygenic control of variants in the VAV3 and phospholipase C Gamma 2 (PLCG2) genes. Circulation, 118 (Suppl 2); S326 (1440), 2008.
 
Kral BG, Faraday N, Herrera-Galeano JE, Vaidya D, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Becker DM, Becker LC. Novel variants in mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) genes are associated with platelet responsiveness to aspirin. Circulation, 118 (Suppl 2); S390 (1811), 2008.  
 
Qayyum R, Faraday N, Yanek LR, Vaidya D, Becker LC, Becker DM.  Responsiveness to low dose aspirin influences levels of inflammatory biomarkers. Circulation, 118 (Suppl 2); S1138 (5067), 2008.
 
Vaidya D, Herrera-Galeano JE, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Faraday N, Becker LC, Becker DM.  A variant in the von Willebrand factor gene is associated with differences in circulating protein levels and platelet function. Circulation, 118 (Suppl 2); S1191 (3140), 2008.
 
Vaidya D, Yanek LR, Faraday N, Moy TF, Becker LC, Becker DM.  The metabolic syndrome is associated with impaired inhibition of platelet function by low-dose aspirin. Circulation, 118 (Suppl 2); S1081 (1187), 2008.
 
Yang X, Becker L, Becker D, Bocharov A, Freeman L, Biesecker L, Remaley A. Mutations in scavenger receptor-BI/II result in a novel dyslipidemia, with increased HDL and lipoprotein(a). Circulation, 118 (Suppl 2); S559 (5484), 2008.
 
Vaidya D, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Becker LC, Becker DM. Kaplan-Meier analysis indexed to time of study entry markedly underestimates the risk of incident cardiovascular events during middle age in families with premature coronary artery disease. Circulation, Online (http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/117/11/e198.full.pdf+html). 117: e198-e291 (P374), 2008.
 
Qayyum R, Becker DM, Yanek LR, Moy TF, White L, Becker LC, Faraday N, Vaidya D.  High-dose aspirin therapy does not erase sex differences seen in platelet aggregation with low-dose aspirin therapy. Circulation, Online (http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/117/11/e198.full.pdf+html). 117: e198-e291 (P275), 2008.
 
Qayyum R, Becker LC, Becker D, Vaidya D.  Low heart rate variability is associated with incident coronary artery disease in siblings of patients with premature coronary artery disease. Circulation, Online (http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/117/11/e198.full.pdf+html). 117: e198-e291 (P202), 2008.
 
Nyquist PA, Carhuapoma JR, Wityk RJ, Yanek LR, Becker LC, Becker, DM.  Prevalence of small vessel cerebrovascular disease is markedly higher in healthy siblings of probands with premature coronary disease than in older US reference populations. Stroke. 39 (2): 640 (P282), 2008.
 
Nyquist PA, Vaidya D, Yanek LR, Becker LC, Becker DM.  High prevalence of silent small vessel cerebrovascular disease, and co-occurrence with occult coronary disease in healthy individuals from high risk families. Stroke 39 (2): 645 (P302), 2008.
 
Nyquist PA, Winkler CA, McKenzie LM, Yanek LR, Becker LC, Becker DM. Variants in the monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 (MCP-1) and chemokine receptor-2 (CCR2) genes act synergistically to increase the risk of carotid atherosclerosis. Stroke 39 (2): 559 (126), 2008.
 
Herrera-Galeano JE,  Faraday N, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Becker DM, Becker LC.  Genetic variants in ALOX5 and ALOX5AP are associated with reduced response to aspirin in African American families with premature coronary artery disease. Circulation 116:II _56 (365),2007.
 
Herrera-Galeano JE, Wilson AF, Faraday N, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Becker DM, Becker LC.  Genetic contribution to collagen-induced platelet aggregation following low-dose aspirin in families with premature coronary artery disease. Circulation 116:II_807-II_808 (3569), 2007.
 
Faraday N, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Vaidya D, Herrera-Galeano JE, Becker LC, Becker DM.  Platelet hyper-responsiveness in aspirin-treated patients with clinical cardiovascular disease compared to matched high risk controls. Circulation 116:II_786-II_787 (3477), 2007.
 
Bordeaux BC, Yanek LR, Faraday N, Vaidya D, Moy TF, Becker LC, Becker DM.  Effect of obesity on platelet function and response to low dose aspirin. Circulation, Online (http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/115/8/e214.full.pdf+html). 115: e214-e301 (P79), 2007.  
 
Bordeaux BC, Yanek LR, Vaidya D, Moy TF, Faraday N, Becker LC, Becker DM. The effect of low dose aspirin on hs-CRP and IL-6 in normal, overweight and obese individuals at high risk of coronary artery disease. Circulation, Online (http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/115/8/e214.full.pdf+html). 115: e214-e301 (P80), 2007.
 
Bordeaux BC, Becker DM, Faraday N, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Becker LC.  Association of inflammatory marker levels and platelet aggregability in families with premature coronary disease. Circulation, Online (http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/115/8/e214.full.pdf+html). 115: e214-e301 (P213), 2007.
 
Danyi P, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Becker LC, Becker DM.  Ankle brachial index is lower in asymptomatic African Americans independent of risk factors and body mass index in families at high risk for premature coronary disease. Circulation, Online (http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/115/8/e214.full.pdf+html). 115: e214-e301 (P309), 2007.
 
Danyi P, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Becker LC, Becker DM.  Racial differences in the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and coronary calcium in siblings of individuals with premature coronary disease. Circulation, Online (http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/115/8/e214.full.pdf+html). 115: e214-e301 (P317), 2007.
 
Vaidya D, Faraday N, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Becker LC, Becker DM.  Statin use and platelet activation in families at high risk of coronary artery disease.  Circulation, Online (http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/115/8/e214.full.pdf+html). 115: e214-e301 (P184), 2007.
 
Herrera-Galeano JE, Vaidya D, Faraday N, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Becker DM, Becker LC.  A genome wide scan supports linkage of collagen-induced platelet aggregation following aspirin therapy to the D15S1005 locus. Circulation, 114(18):II-488 (2380), 2006.
 
Herrera-Galeano JE, Becker DM, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Faraday N, Becker LC.  A novel variant in the platelet endothelial aggregation receptor-1 gene is associated with decreased response to aspirin. Circulation, 114(18):II-55 (399), 2006.
 
Faraday N, Herrera-Galeano JE, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Bray PF, Becker DM, Becker LC.  Gene variants in collagen signaling alter platelet function and response to aspirin. Circulation, 114(18):II-105 (638), 2006.
 
 
Faraday N, Herrera-Galeano JE, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Bray PF, Becker DM, Becker LC.  Genetic variation in cyclooxygenase-dependent platelet activation is an uncommon cause of diminished aspirin responsiveness. Circulation, 114(18):II-71 (477), 2006.
 
Faraday N, Yanek LR, Mathias R, Herrera-Galeano JE, Moy TF, Bray PF, Becker LC, Becker DM.  Heritability of platelet aspirin responsiveness. Circulation, 114(18):II-489 (2381), 2006.
 
Vaidya D, Yanek LR, Faraday N, Moy TF, Becker LC, Becker DM.  The metabolic syndrome is associated with hyperaggregable platelets. Circulation, 114(18):II-853 (3968), 2006.
 
Becker DM, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Becker LC, Faraday N.  Casual chocolate consumption and platelet function. Circulation, 114(18):II-885 (4101), 2006.
 
Wiley C, Yanek LR, Bordeaux B, Moy TF, Levine DM, Becker DM.  The sustained impact of a community-based risk factor reduction program on LDL cholesterol goals in a high risk African American population. Circulation, 114(18):II-702 (3308), 2006.
 
Shiffman D, Rowland CM, Louie JZ, Catanese JJ, Yanek LR, Herrera JE, Becker LC, Devlin JJ, Becker DM.  A VAMP8 gene variant is associated with coronary heart disease in The Johns Hopkins Sibling Study. Circulation, 114(18):II-676 (3194), 2006.
 
Kral BG, Becker LC, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Becker DM.  A high level of high density lipoprotein cholesterol does not protect against incident coronary artery disease in families with premature coronary disease. Circulation, 114(18):II-868 (4028), 2006.

Becker DM, Yanek LR, Yoho AC, White LW, Moy TF, Hasan AA, Becker LC, Faraday N.  Patient adherence influences platelet reactivity in response to low dose daily aspirin. Circulation, Online (http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/113/8/e301.full.pdf+html).  113:e301-e381 (P80), 2006.
 
Yanek LR, Vaidya D, Moy TF, Hasan AA, Becker DM, Becker LC.  Heritability of pulse pressure in white and Black American families with a history of premature coronary artery disease. Circulation, Online (http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/113/8/e301.full.pdf+html).  113:e301-e381 (P67), 2006.
 
Vaidya D, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Faraday N, Hasan AA, Becker LC, Becker DM.  Common subclinical symptoms in apparently healthy people without active infections are associated with high-sensitivity C-reactive protein. 
 
Vaidya D, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Hasan AA, Becker D, Becker LC.  Statin use prevents the increases in serum CRP levels related to aging. Circulation, Online (http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/113/8/e301.full.pdf+html).  113:e301-e381 (P124), 2006.
 
Segal JB, Herrera-Galeano JE, Faraday N, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Hasan AA, Bray PF, Becker LC, Becker DM.  Platelet responsiveness to aspirin differs by sex in families with a history of premature coronary artery disease. Circulation, 112(17):II-74814 (3771), 2005.
 
Becker DM, Summers AA, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Reynolds SS.  Fasting plasma glucose, low density lipoprotein particle size, and atherogenic lipoprotein Pattern B in nondiabetic siblings of people with premature coronary disease. Circulation, 112(17):II-425 (2061), 2005.
 
Bray PF, Mathias RA, Herrera-Galeano JE, Yanek LR, Hasan AA, Wilson AF, Becker LC, Becker DM.  Heritability of platelet reactivity in white and African American subjects at moderately high risk of coronary artery disease. Circulation, 112(17):II-74 (443), 2005.
 
White LW, Yanek LR, Yoho AC, Moy TF, Hasan AA, Faraday N, Becker DM.  Adherence to low dose daily aspirin therapy in families with a history of premature coronary disease. Circulation, 112(17):II-425 (2062), 2005.
 
Reynolds SS, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Mora S, Becker DM.  Prediction of incident diabetes in healthy siblings of probands with documented premature coronary artery disease. Circulation, Online (http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/111/14/e184.full.pdf+html).  111:e184-e296 (P60), 2005.
 
Becker LC, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Blumenthal RS. Metabolic syndrome is strongly and independently associated with incident coronary disease events in families with premature coronary artery disease. Circulation, 110(17):III-769 (3553), 2004.
 
Michos ED, Blumenthal RS, Becker LC. Women with a Framingham risk score <10 and a family history of premature CHD have a high prevalence of subclinical coronary atherosclerosis. Circulation, 110(17):III-790 (3656), 2004.
 
Faraday N, Becker LC, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Chiles K, Kerns M, Hasan AA, Becker DM.  In vitro tests of aspirin resistance are poorly correlated and identify distinct subgroups with aspirin resistance. Circulation, 110(17):III-217 (1037), 2004.
 
Faraday N, Becker DM, Herrera-Galeano JE, Fallin MD, Yanek LR, Robarts P, McFillin A, Chen LP, Hasan AA, Becker LC.  High-throughput screening identifies genetic variants associated with variability in platelet function. Circulation, 110(17):III-719 (3329), 2004.
 
Moy TF, Yanek LR, Reynolds S, Becker DM. Large dietary portion sizes, independent of calories, fat, and carbohydrate intake, are strongly and independently associated with increasing body mass index. Circulation, 110(17):III-665 (3082), 2004.
 
 
Ross AC, Yanek LR, Faraday N, White LW, Moy TF, Hasan AA, Becker DM.  The prevalence of side effects with daily low dose (81mg) preventive aspirin use. Circulation, 110(17):III-665 (3084), 2004.
 
Yanek LR, Becker DM, Moy TF, Faraday N, Reynolds SS, Hasan AA, Becker LC.  Racial differences in platelet aggregation using PFA-100. Circulation, 110(17):III-653(3032), 2004.
 
Ouyang P, Yanek LR, Fallin D, Moy TF, Becker LC, Becker DM. The predictive value of parental history of coronary disease. J Am Coll Cardiol 43:S454A, 2004.
 
Ouyang P, Post W, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Becker DM. Gender differences in the risk factors contributing to carotid intima-medial thickness: the Johns Hopkins Sibling Study. J Am Coll Cardiol, 43:S477A, 2004.
 
Williams MS, Becker LC, Moy TF, Yanek LR, Faraday N, Becker, DM. Combination aspirin and statin therapy markedly reduces C-reactive protein levels in a high-risk population without coronary disease. J Am Coll Cardiol 43: S515A, 2004.
 
Becker DM, Wand G, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Kral BG, Wittstein I, Blumenthal RS, Becker LC.  Reactivity to mental stress predicts future coronary disease events in families at high risk for premature coronary disease in the Johns Hopkins Sibling Study. Circulation, 108(17):IV-752 (3396), 2003.
 
Becker LC, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Fallin D.  A common variant of the eNOS gene predicts future coronary disease events independently from coronary risk factors in asymptomatic siblings of patients with premature coronary heart disease. Circulation, 108(17):IV-771 (3477), 2003.
 
Blumenthal RS, Becker LC, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Becker DM.  The Framingham Risk Equation markedly underestimates total incident coronary disease events in individuals with a family history of premature coronary disease. Circulation, 108(17):IV-721 (3268), 2003.
 
Mora S.  C-reactive protein is a strong predictor of poor fitness in high risk individuals. 
Circulation, 108(17):IV-760 (3432), 2003.
 
Post W, Blumenthal RS, Becker LC.  Carotid intima media thickness is independently associated with race in a high risk population. Circulation, 108(17):IV-526 (2400), 2003.
 
Ross AC, White LW, Becker DM.  The substrate for preclinical heart failure is prevalent in an apparently healthy population at high risk for future cardiovascular disease. Circulation, 108(17):IV-651 (2962), 2003.
 
White LW, Kelly KM, Ross AC, Moy TF, Becker DM.  Nurse practitioner care of cardiovascular disease risk factors results in a reduction in global cardiovascular risk. Circulation, 108(17):IV-650 (2953), 2003.
 
Yanek LR, Moy TF, Becker LC, Becker DM.  Family risk score is a strong independent predictor of incident coronary disease in apparently healthy siblings from high risk families. Circulation, 108(17):IV-780 (3519), 2003.
 
Young JH, Becker DM, Yanek LR, Mora S, Moy TF, Levine MA, Becker LC.  The G protein β3 subunit (GNβ3) 825T variant is associated with coronary artery disease events in families with premature coronary artery disease. Circulation, 108(17):IV-726 (3281), 2003.
 
Mora S, Blumenthal RS, Yanek LR, Becker LC, Becker DM. Elevated C-reactive protein in high-risk asymptomatic individuals is strongly associated with the metabolic syndrome. J Am Coll Cardiol 41(6):292A, 2003.
 
Blumenthal RS, Chung HS, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Nasir K, Becker L, Becker DM. Moderate coronary calcification is common in women with a family history of premature coronary disease but a low global risk score. J Am Coll Cardiol 41(6):457A, 2003.
 
Kim MP, Becker LC, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Chung HS, Becker DM, Wahl L. Monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 A (-2518) G polymorphism is associated with occult ischemia in a high-risk asymptomatic population. Circulation Online (http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/107/19/e131.full.pdf) 107:e131-e184 (P148), 2003.
 
Chung HS, Becker DM, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Becker LC.  Daily low dose aspirin therapy is associated with lower levels of inflammatory biomarkers in a high-risk population without coronary disease. Circulation 106(19):II-727 (3585), 2002.
 
Chung HS, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Fallin D, Becker DM, Becker LC.  Angiotensinogen T704C polymorphism is associated with less occult myocardial ischemia and coronary calcification in a high-risk asymptomatic population. Circulation 106(19):II-60 (298), 2002.
 
Mora S, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Blumenthal RS, Chung H, Becker DM.  Marked long-term weight gain and associated risk in families with premature coronary disease. Circulation 106(19):II-467 (2314), 2002.
 
Blumenthal RS, Kelly KM, Garrett D, Johnson WR, Moy TF, Yanek LR, Becker LC, Becker DM.  Impact of an alternative community preventive cardiology model on risk factors in high risk African American families. Circulation 106(19):II-736 (3625), 2002.
 
Arking D, Becker DM, Yanek LR, Judge D, Moy TF, Becker LC, Dietz HC.  KLOTHO allele status defines a smoking population at high risk for atherosclerotic disease. Circulation 106(19):II-168 (846), 2002.
 
Blumenthal RS, Chung H, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Becker DM, Becker LC.  Coronary calcification scores and occult coronary disease in high risk families. Circulation 106(19):II-524 (2586), 2002.
 
Chung HS, Becker DM, Yanek LR, Blumenthal RS, Moy TF, Becker LC. Racial differences in occult ischemia and coronary calcification scores on ultrafast computed tomography in a high-risk population. Circulation. Online (http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/105/14/e86.full.pdf+html). 105:e86-e119 (121), 2002.
 
Post WS, Blumenthal RS, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Becker LC, Becker DM.  LDL particle concentration and insulin level predict carotid atherosclerosis in high risk patients. J Am Coll Cardiol 39:274A, 2002.
 
Nasir K, Becker DM, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Becker LC, Blumenthal RS.  Prevalence of atherogenic LDL pattern B in asymptomatic African Americans with family history of premature coronary heart diseases. J Am Coll Cardiol 39:274A, 2002.
 
Becker DM, Blumenthal RS, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Becker LC.  Markedly higher incidence of coronary disease events than predicted by the Framingham risk equation in the Johns Hopkins Sibling Study. Circulation 104(17):II-795 (3733), 2001.
 
Becker LC, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Blumenthal RS, Frank TL, Becker DM.  Framingham risk score predicts the development of occult coronary disease using exercise perfusion imaging in a high risk asymptomatic population. Circulation 104(17):II-454 (2153), 2001.
 
Becker LC, Blumenthal RS, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Becker DM.  Exercise perfusion imaging is incremental to Framingham risk score for predicting future coronary events in an asymptomatic high risk population. Circulation 104(17):II-454 (2152), 2001.
 
Becker LC, Moy TF, Yanek LR, Blumenthal RS, Becker DM.  Differences in the prevalence of thrombosis-related gene polymorphisms in siblings from African American and white families with premature coronary heart disease. Circulation 104(17):II-808 (3792), 2001.
 
Yanek LR, Moy TF, Becker LC, Becker DM.  General well-being is strongly protective against future coronary heart disease events in an apparently healthy high-risk population. Circulation 104(17):II-794 (3729), 2001.
 
Mora S, Becker LC, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Blumenthal RS, Becker DM.  Fasting insulin levels and multiple metabolic syndrome in high-risk families. Circulation 104(17):II-831 (3888), 2001.
 
Kelly KM, Garrett D, Moy TF, Yanek LR, Johnson WR, Becker DM.  The effectiveness of risk factor reduction using a community care nursing team compared with usual care in high-risk African American families. Circulation 104(17):II-471 (2230), 2001.
 
Kelly KM, Garrett D, Moy TF, Yanek LR, Johnson WR, Becker DM.  Awareness, treatment, and control of high blood pressure and high cholesterol in high risk African American families. Circulation 104(17):II-641 (3034), 2001.
 
Blumenthal RS, Becker DM, Moy TF, Yanek LR, Yook RM, Becker LC.  Measurement of lipoprotein subclasses by nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy may identify high risk individuals with borderline hyperlipidemia. J Am Coll Cardiol, 37 (Suppl 1):300A, 2001.
 
Becker LC, Moy TF, Yook RM, Blumenthal RS, Becker DM.  Predictors of 10 year incident coronary events in asymptomatic siblings of persons with premature coronary heart disease. Circulation, 102:II-853(4100), 2000.
 
Becker LC, Blumenthal RS, Moy TF, Yook RM, Becker DM.  Occult progression of coronary artery disease detected by exercise perfusion scintigraphy in a high risk asymptomatic population. Circulation, 102:II-769(3715), 2000.
 
Mani S, Becker LC, Blumenthal RS, Yook RM, Becker DM.  Exaggerated blood pressure response to exercise in a normotensive, asymptomatic population is associated with premature vascular disease. Circulation, 102:II-430(2094), 2000.
 
Coombs VJ, Yook RM, Moy TF, Moise-Mathurin K, Blumenthal RS, Becker DM.  Assessing readiness for national cholesterol guidelines change:  awareness, under treatment, and under control among hypercholesterolemic African American families with premature coronary disease.
Circulation, 102:II-669(3236), 2000.
 
Becker DM, Moy TF, Yook RM, Blumenthal RS.  Racial differences in coronary heart disease risk factors in women from high-risk families. Can J Cardiol, 16 (Suppl B):58B,2000.
 
Moy TF, Thompson SM, Becker DM, Haymart KB, Yook RM. Long-term weight gain in high-risk women. Can J Cardiol, 16 (Suppl B):58B, 2000.
 
Blumenthal RS, Bellan JA, Becker DM, Yook RM, Moy TF, Aversano TA, Coombs VJ, Becker LC.  Exercise thallium testing predicts significant coronary disease on angiography in asymptomatic siblings of persons with premature heart disease. J Am Coll Cardiol, 35:447A, 2000.
 
Coombs VJ, Yook RM, Moy TF, Mitchell DE, Clulow CJ, Becker DM.  Microalbuminuria, hypertension, and diabetes in an apparently healthy high risk African American population. Circulation, 100(18 Suppl):I-219, 1999.
 
Becker LC, Aversano TR, Yook RM, Bellan JA, Blumenthal RS, Becker DM.  Exercise perfusion defects may be caused by surprisingly mild coronary artery stenoses in asymptomatic high risk people. Circulation, 100(18 Suppl):I-383, 1999.
 
Yanek LR, Coombs VJ, Blumenthal RS, Moy TF, Becker DM.  Hypertensive response to exercise in African American siblings of persons with premature coronary heart disease. Circulation, 100(18 Suppl):I-443, 1999.
 
Silber HA, Blumenthal RS, Yook RM, Moy TF, Becker DM.  Racial differences in exercise-induced hypertension in a high risk normotensive population. Circulation, 100(18 Suppl):I-605, 1999.
 
Thompson SM, Yook RM, Moy TF, Haymart KB, Becker DM.  Prospective follow-up of changes in body weight in the Johns Hopkins Sibling Study. Circulation, 100(18 Suppl):I-823, 1999.
 
Coombs VJ, Yook RM, Morgan A, Johnson WR, Moy TF, Becker DM. Exercise-induced hypertension in African American siblings of people with premature coronary disease. Ethn Dis, 9:302, 1999.
 
Johnson WR, Yook RM, Coombs VJ, Moy TF, Becker DM.  Excess prevalence and poor control of hypertension in urban African American siblings of patients with premature coronary heart disease. Ethn Dis, 9:302, 1999.
 
Blumenthal RS, Yanek LR, Yook RM, Moy TF, Becker LC, Becker DM.  Racial differences in predictors of carotid intimal-medial thickness in high risk families. Circulation, 98(17 Suppl I):I-218, 1998.
 
Yanek LR, Blumenthal RS, Becker LC, Moy TF, Becker DM.  The relationship between low density lipoprotein cholesterol and occult ischemia in high risk families. Circulation, 98(17 Suppl I):I-239, 1998.
 
 
Blumenthal  RS, Becker DM, Yook RM, Moy TF, Kral BG, Becker LC.  Excessive prevalence of coronary disease risk factors in black families with premature coronary heart disease. J Am Coll Cardiol, 31:304A. 1998.
 
Kral BG, Blumenthal RS, Yook RM, Otvos JD, Kwiterovich PO, Becker DM, Becker LC.  Racial differences in lipoprotein subclass distributions in a high risk population. Circulation, 96(8 Suppl):I-414, 1997.
 
Kral BG, Blumenthal RS, Kwiterovich PO, Yook RM, Becker LC, Becker DM.  Racial differences in low density lipoprotein particle size in families with premature coronary heart disease. Circulation, 96(8 Suppl):I-656, 1997.
 
Yook RM, Becker LC, Becker DM.  Secular trends in risk factor levels in a high risk population:  the Johns Hopkins Sibling Study. Can J Cardiol, 13 (Suppl B):109B, 1997.
 
Post WS, Kral BG, Moy TF, Weiss JL, Yook RM, Becker DM, Blumenthal RS. Is left ventricular mass greater in African Americans compared with whites in families with a history of premature coronary heart disease? J Am Coll Cardiol, 29 (Suppl A):309A, 1997.
 
Blumenthal RS, Kral BG, Moy TF, Yook RM, Becker DM, Becker, LC.  Racial differences in occult atherosclerosis in a high risk population. J Am Coll Cardiol 29 (Suppl A):407A, 1997.
 
Yanek LR, Moy TF, Raqueno JV, Becker DM.  Inadequate high blood pressure awareness and control using national treatment guidelines in a population with multiple risk factors. J Am Coll Cardiol, 29 (Suppl A):48A, 1997.
 
Aversano T, Becker DM, Blumenthal RS, Kral BG, Moy TF, Becker LC.  Measures of left ventricular hypertrophy, occult ischemia, and coronary anatomy predict future coronary disease events in an apparently healthy population. Circulation, 94: I-206, 1996.
 
Raqueno JV, Moy TF, Yanek LR, Becker DM. Long term reductions in low density lipoprotein cholesterol achieved with nursing care compared with usual physician care in high risk families. Circulation, 94:I-419, 1996.
 
Kral BG, Blumenthal RS, Fleisher LA.  Racial differences in measures of heart rate variability in an asymptomatic population at high risk for premature coronary heart disease. Circulation, 94:I-498, 1996.
 
Weiss EJ, Shear WS, Bray PF, Becker LC, Blumenthal RS, Kral BG, Goldschmidt-Clermont PJ. Increased prevalence of GPIIIa polymorphism PlA2 in siblings of individuals with premature coronary artery disease. Circulation, 94:I-513, 1996.
 
Blumenthal RS, Yook RM, Moy TF, Kral BG, Becker DM.  Risk factor heterogeneity by race in families at high risk for premature coronary heart disease. Circulation, 94:I-738, 1996.
 
Kral BG, Blumenthal RS, Hoch JS, Becker LC, Becker DM. Occult ischemia during exercise is associated with increased cardiovascular reactivity to mental stress in siblings of patients with premature coronary disease.  J Am Coll Cardiol,27(Suppl A):323A, 1996.
 
Fleisher LA, Kral BG, Becker LC.  Relationship between measures of heart rate complexity and maximal exercise capacity. J Am Coll Cardiol, 27(Suppl A):95A, 1996.
 
Weiss EJ, Bray PF, Schulman SP, Kickler TS, Grigoryev DN, Kim H, Becker LC, Weiss JL, Goldschmidt-Clermont PJ.  Fibrinogen receptor polymorphism PI: an inherited platelet risk factor for early coronary thrombotic events. Circulation, 92:I-138, 1995.
 
Aversano T, Zhou W, Moy TF, Becker DM, Becker LC.  Extent of occult coronary artery disease in high risk African American and white families. Circulation, 92:I-75,1995.
 
Allen JK, Young DR, Blumenthal RS, Hoch JS, Becker DM.  High prevalence of treatable hypercholesterolemia in asymptomatic siblings of people with premature coronary heart disease, Circulation, 92:I-766, 1995.
 
Raqueno JV, Moy TF, Yook RM, Becker DM.  Effects of a nurse mediated intervention in lowering LDL cholesterol in high risk asymptomatic siblings. Circulation, 92:I-766, 1995.
 
Roberts JW, Goldschmidt-Clermont PJ, Blumenthal RS, Bray PF, Grigoryev D, Becker DM.  Link between serum lipoprotein levels and platelet reactivity in asymptomatic individuals at high risk for coronary artery disease. Circulation, 92:I-743, 1995.
 
Gardner T, Bray P, Blumenthal R, Goldschmidt-Clermont P.  Siblings homozygote for an abnormal isoform of the GPIIIa-subunit of  the fibrinogen receptor in a family with severe premature coronary artery disease. Circulation, 90:I-239, 1994.
 
Roberts J, Goldschmidt-Clermont P, Bray P, Addo J, Grigoryev D, Becker D, Becker L.  Effect of gender on thrombogenic factors in asymptomatic people at high risk for coronary artery disease. Circulation, 90:I-283, 1994.
 
Weiss SR, Bachorik PS, Hoch JS, Moy TF, Becker DM.  Current smoking status and levels of lp(a) in black and white siblings of persons with premature coronary disease. Circulation, 90:I-341, 1994.
 
Blumenthal R, Becker D, Moy T, Wilder L, Becker L.  Predictors of future coronary events in asymptomatic siblings of people with premature coronary artery disease. J Am Coll Cardiol, (Suppl IA):264A, 1994.
 
Hill MN, Becker DM, Moy TF, Blumenthal RS, Hilton S.  Black-white differences in factors associated with hypertension in high risk siblings of people with premature coronary artery disease. Circulation, 88:I-517, 1993.
 
Blumenthal RS, Becker DM, Moy T, Becker LC.  Exercise thallium tomography is a potent predictor of future coronary events in asymptomatic siblings of patients with premature coronary artery disease. Circulation, 88:I-557, 1993.
 
Aversano T, Becker L, Becker D.  Intravascular ultrasound identifies early coronary artery
disease in high risk families. J Am Coll Cardiol, 21:414A, 1993.
 
Becker D, Wilder L, Becker L.  Racial differences in traditional and "nontraditional" risk
factors in siblings of people with premature coronary disease. Circulation, 86:61, 1992.
 
Becker L, Aversano T, Moy T, Wilder L, Becker D.  Predictors of coronary events in asymptomatic siblings of people with premature coronary artery disease. Circulation, 86:62, 1992.
 
Becker L, Aversano T, Moy T, Blumenthal R, Wilder L, Becker D.  Does non-invasive testing accurately detect occult coronary artery disease in a high risk asymptomatic population? Circulation, 86:468, 1992.
 
Bezirdjian P, Becker D, Wilder L, Hill M. Treatment and control of hypertension and hyperlipidemia in families at high risk for coronary heart disease (CHD). Circulation, 88:811, 1992.
 
Blumenthal R, Becker D, Wilder L, Moy T. LDL cholesterol is a potent predictor of occult coronary disease in high risk siblings of people with premature coronary artery disease. Circulation, 86:811, 1992.