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Research Expertise & Professional Interests Caroline M. Apovian, MD, FACP, FTOS, DABOM is Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics in the Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Nutrition and Weight Management at Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA. She is also Director of the Nutrition and Weight Management Center and the Fellowship Program in Obesity Medicine and Nutrition at Boston Medical Center (BMC). For over thirty years, Dr. Apovian has held a position at the forefront of the obesity and nutrition fields. One of the world’s premier weight loss experts, she has distinguished herself as a leading researcher, healthcare provider, teacher, and New York Times bestselling author. Under Dr. Apovian’s direction, the Nutrition and Weight Management Center at BMC has specialized in the assessment and treatment of obesity and its comorbidities with a focus on underserved populations, as the Center sees a diverse ethnic population. Nationally, she is one of the founding creators of the American Board of Obesity Medicine which provides certification and recognition for physicians who have specialized knowledge and training in the practice of obesity medicine. Her current research interests are weight change and its effects on adipose tissue metabolism and inflammation, obesity and cardiovascular disease, resolution of diabetes and cardiovascular disease in the bariatric surgery population, disparities in the treatment of obesity in underserved populations, and novel pharmacotherapeutic agents for the treatment of obesity. She is also an expert in sampling subcutaneous adipose tissue and muscle tissue in humans and has been studying the relationship between adipose tissue inflammation and obesity for over 15 years. Dr. Apovian has published over ten books and over 200 peer-reviewed original research and review articles on obesity and nutrition. Dr. Apovian was a member of the expert panel for updating the 2013 AHA/ACC/TOS Clinical Guidelines for the Management of Overweight and Obesity in Adults, published in the Circulation and Obesity journals and was the Chair of the Endocrine Society Guidelines for Medical Treatment of Obesity published in the Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism in 2015. She is a former Nutrition Consultant for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Dr. Apovian has given over 150 invited lectures nationally and internationally and currently serves as Immediate Past-President of The Obesity Society (2017-2018). She has been an active member of The Obesity Society since 1994 and was Secretary/Treasurer from 2005-2009 and President from 2017-2018. She is also Co-Director of the Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine and Co-Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-sponsored Boston Nutrition and Obesity Research Center (BNORC).
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Academic Article Inducible Toll-like receptor and NF-kappaB regulatory pathway expression in human adipose tissue.
Academic Article New scanning electron microscopic method for determination of adipocyte size in humans and mice.
Academic Article Waist circumference measurement in clinical practice.
Academic Article The relationship of ectopic lipid accumulation to cardiac and vascular function in obesity and metabolic syndrome.
Academic Article Decreased AMP-activated protein kinase activity is associated with increased inflammation in visceral adipose tissue and with whole-body insulin resistance in morbidly obese humans.
Academic Article Vitamin D in adipose tissue and serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D after roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
Academic Article Arteriolar function in visceral adipose tissue is impaired in human obesity.
Academic Article Reduced adipose tissue inflammation represents an intermediate cardiometabolic phenotype in obesity.
Academic Article Insulin sensitive and resistant obesity in humans: AMPK activity, oxidative stress, and depot-specific changes in gene expression in adipose tissue.
Academic Article An automated algorithm to identify and quantify brown adipose tissue in human 18F-FDG-PET/CT scans.
Academic Article Improved Insulin Sensitivity 3 Months After RYGB Surgery Is Associated With Increased Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue AMPK Activity and Decreased Oxidative Stress.
Academic Article Effect of Bariatric Weight Loss on the Adipose Lipolytic Transcriptome in Obese Humans.
Academic Article The influence of pericardial fat upon left ventricular function in obese females: evidence of a site-specific effect.
Academic Article Consuming a hypocaloric high fat low carbohydrate diet for 12 weeks lowers C-reactive protein, and raises serum adiponectin and high density lipoprotein-cholesterol in obese subjects.
Academic Article Effects of lorcaserin on fat and lean mass loss in obese and overweight patients without and with type 2 diabetes mellitus: the BLOSSOM and BLOOM-DM studies.
Academic Article Macrophage functions in lean and obese adipose tissue.
Academic Article Activation of non-canonical WNT signaling in human visceral adipose tissue contributes to local and systemic inflammation.
Academic Article Obesity and Fat Metabolism in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Individuals: Immunopathogenic Mechanisms and Clinical Implications.
Grant Apovian - AMPK & Adipose Tissue Biology in Bariatric Surgery Patients

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