Wilund KR, Rosenblat M, Chung HR, Volkova N, Kaplan M, Woods JA, Aviram M. Macrophages from alpha 7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor knockout mice demonstrate increased cholesterol accumulation and decreased cellular paraoxonase expression: A possible link between the nervous system and atherosclerosis development. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2009; 390(1):148-54.

Heffernan KS, Fahs CA, Iwamoto GA, Jae SY, Wilund KR, Woods JA, Fernhall B. Resistance exercise training reduces central blood pressure and improves microvascular function in African American and white men. Atherosclerosis 2009; 207(1):220-6.

Vieira V, Valentine R, Wilund KR, Woods JA. Effects of diet and exercise on metabolic disturbances in high fat diet-fed Balb/c mice. Cytokine 2009; 46(3):339-45.

Vieira V, Valentine R, Wilund KR, Antao N, Baynard T. Effects of exercise and low-fat diet on adipose tissue inflammation and metabolic complications in obese mice. Am J Physiol Endoc Metab 2009; 296(5):E1164-71.

Heffernan KS, Jae SY, Tomayko EJ, Ishaque MR, Fernhall B, Wilund KR. Influence of arterial wave reflection on carotid blood pressure and intima-media thickness in older endurance trained men and women with pre-hypertension. Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 2009; 29(3):193-200.

Heffernan KS, Jae SY, Vieira VJ, Iwamoto GA, Wilund KR, Woods JA, Fernhall B. C-reactive protein and cardiac vagal activity following resistance exercise training in young African-American and white men. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 2009; 296(4):R1098-105.


Heffernan KS, Jae SY, Wilund KR, Woods JA, Fernhall B. Racial differences in central blood pressure and vascular function in young men. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2008; 295(6):H2380-7.

Wilund KR, Feeney LA, Tomayko EJ, Weiss EP, Hagberg JH. Effects of endurance exercise training on markers of cholesterol absorption and synthesis. Physiol Res 2009; 58(4):545-52.

Wilund KR, Tomayko EJ, Evans EM, Kim K, Ishaque MR, Fernhall B. Physical activity, coronary artery calcium, and bone mineral density in elderly men and women: a preliminary investigation. Metabolism 2008; 57(4):584-91.

Wilund KR, Feeney LA, Tomayko EJ, Chung HR, Kim K. Endurance exercise training reduces gallstone development in mice. J Appl Physiol 2008;104(3):761-5.

Mojtahedi MC, Valentine RJ, Arngrímsson SA, Wilund KR, Evans EM. The association between regional body composition and metabolic outcomes in athletes with spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord. 2008;46:192-197.


Wilund KR. Is the anti-inflammatory effect of regular exercise responsible for reduced cardiovascular disease? Clin Sci 2007;112(11):543-55.

Halverstadt A, Phares DA, Wilund KR, Goldberg AP, Hagberg JM. Endurance exercise training raises high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and lowers small low-density lipoprotein and very low-density lipoprotein independent of body fat phenotypes in older men and women. Metabolism 2007; 56(4):444-50.


Wilund KR, Yu L, Xu F, Vega GL, Grundy SM, Cohen JC, Hobbs HH. No association between plasma levels of plant sterols and atherosclerosis in mice and men. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2004; 24(12):2326-32.

Wilund KR, Yu L, Xu F, Hobbs HH, Cohen JC. High-level expression of ABCG5 and ABCG8 attenuates diet-induced hypercholesterolemia and atherosclerosis in Ldlr-/- mice. J Lipid Res 2004; 45(8):1429-36.

Thomas HP, Vogt A, Wilund KR, Schliesser C, Steinhagen-Thiessen E, Kassner U. Autosomal recessive hypercholesterolemia in three sisters with phenotypic homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia: diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Ther Apher Dial 2004; 8(4):275-80.

McCole SD, Shuldiner AR, Brown MD, Moore GE, Ferrell RE, Wilund KR, Huberty A, Douglass LW, Hagberg JM. Beta2- and beta3-adrenergic receptor polymorphisms and exercise hemodynamics in postmenopausal women. J Appl Physiol 2004; 96(2):526-30.


Halverstadt A, Phares DA, Ferrell RE, Wilund KR, Goldberg AP, Hagberg JM. High-density lipoprotein-cholesterol, its subfractions, and responses to exercise training are dependent on endothelial lipase genotype. Metabolism 2003; 52(11):1505-11.

Hagberg JM, McCole SD, Ferrell RE, Zmuda JM, Rodgers KS, Wilund KR, Moore GE. Physical activity, hormone replacement therapy and plasma lipoprotein-lipid levels in postmenopausal women. Int J Sports Med 2003; 24(1):22-9.


Wilund KR, Yi M, Campagna F, Arca M, Zuliani G, Fellin R, Ho YK, Garcia JV, Hobbs HH, Cohen JC. Molecular mechanisms of autosomal recessive hypercholesterolemia. Hum Mol Genet 2002; 11(24):3019-30.

McCole SD, Brown MD, Moore GE, Ferrell RE, Wilund KR, Huberty A, Douglass LW, Hagberg JM. Angiotensinogen M235T polymorphism associates with exercise hemodynamics in postmenopausal women. Physiol Genomics 2002; 10(2):63-9.

Wilund KR, Colvin PL, Phares D, Goldberg AP, Hagberg JM. The effect of endurance exercise training on plasma lipoprotein AI and lipoprotein AI:AII concentrations in sedentary adults. Metabolism 2002; 51(8):1053-60.

Arca M, Zuliani G, Wilund K, Campagna F, Fellin R, Bertolini S, Calandra S, Ricci G, Glorioso N, Maioli M, Pintus P, Carru C, Cossu F, Cohen J, Hobbs HH. Autosomal recessive hypercholesterolaemia in Sardinia, Italy, and mutations in ARH: a clinical and molecular genetic analysis. Lancet 2002; 359(9309):841-7.

Wilund KR, Ferrell RE, Phares DA, Goldberg AP, Hagberg JM. Changes in high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol subfractions with exercise training may be dependent on cholesteryl ester transfer protein (CETP) genotype. Metabolism 2002; 51(6):774-8.

Hagberg JM, McCole SD, Brown MD, Ferrell RE, Wilund KR, Huberty A, Douglass LW, Moore GE. ACE insertion/deletion polymorphism and submaximal exercise hemodynamics in postmenopausal women. J Appl Physiol 2002; 92(3):1083-8.


Hagberg JM, Zmuda JM, McCole SD, Rodgers KS, Ferrell RE, Wilund KR, Moore GE. Moderate physical activity is associated with higher bone mineral density in postmenopausal women. J Am Geriatr Soc 2001; 49(11):1411-7.

Roltsch MH, Mendez T, Wilund KR, Hagberg JM. Acute resistive exercise does not affect ambulatory blood pressure in young men and women. Med Sci Sports Exerc 2001; 33(6):881-6.

Garcia CK, Wilund K, Arca M, Zuliani G, Fellin R, Maioli M, Calandra S, Bertolini S, Cossu F, Grishin N, Barnes R, Cohen JC, Hobbs HH. Autosomal recessive hypercholesterolemia caused by mutations in a putative LDL receptor adaptor protein. Science 2001; 292(5520):1394-8


Hagberg JM, Wilund KR, Ferrell RE. APO E gene and gene-environment effects on plasma lipoprotein-lipid levels. Physiol Genomics 2000; 4(2):101-108.

Hagberg JM, Zmuda JM, McCole SD, Rodgers KS, Wilund KR, Moore GE. Determinants of body composition in postmenopausal women. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2000; 55(10):M607-12.