Selected publications:

  1. Sun Q, Ma J, Campos H, Hankinson SE, Manson JE, Stampfer MJ, Rexrode KM, Willett WC, and Hu FB. A prospective study of trans fatty acids in erythrocytes and risk of coronary heart disease. Circulation. 2007;115:1858-1865.
  2. Sun Q, Ma J, Campos H, and Hu FB. Plasma and erythrocyte biomarkers of dairy fat intake and risk of coronary heart disease. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007;86:929-37.
  3. Sun Q, Ma J, Campos H, Rexrode KM, Albert CM, Mozaffarian D, and Hu FB. Blood levels of individual long-chain n-3 fatty acids and risk of nonfatal myocardial infarction. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008;88:216-23.
  4. Sun Q, Townsend MK, Okereke OI, Franco OH, Hu FB, Grodstein F. Adiposity and weight change in mid-life in relation to healthy survival after age 70 in women: prospective cohort study. BMJ 2009;339:b3796.
  5. Sun Q, van Dam RM, Meigs JB, Franco OH, Mantzoros CS, Hu FB. Leptin and Soluble Leptin Receptor Levels in Plasma and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in US Women: A Prospective Study. Diabetes. 2009 Dec 3. [Epub ahead of print]
  6. Sun, Q., Cornelis, M.C., Kraft, P., Qi, L., van Dam, R.M., Girman, C.J., Laurie, C.C., Mirel, D.B., Gong, H., Sheu, C.C. et al. Genome-wide Association Study Identifies Polymorphisms in LEPR as Determinants of Plasma Soluble Leptin Receptor Levels. Hum Mol Genet. 2010;19:1846-55.  
  7. Sun Q, Spiegelman D, van Dam RM, Holmes MD, Malik VS, Willett WC, Hu FB. White rice, brown rice, and risk of type 2 diabetes in US men and women. Arch Intern Med. 2010;170:961-9.
  8. Sun Q, van Dam RM, Spiegelman D, Heymsfield SB, Willett WC, Hu FB. Comparison of Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometric and Anthropometric Measures of Adiposity in Relation to Adiposity-Related Biologic Factors. Am J Epidemiol. 2010;172:1442-54.
  9. Sun Q, Townsend MK, Okereke OI, Rimm EB, Hu FB, Stampfer MJ, Grodstein F. Alcohol Consumption at Midlife and Successful Ageing in Women: A Prospective Cohort Analysis in the Nurses’ Health Study. PLoS Med 2011;8(9): e1001090.
  10. Wedick NM, Pan A, Cassidy A, Rimm EB, Sampson L, Rosner B, Willett W, Hu FB, Sun Q*, van Dam RM*. Dietary flavonoid intakes and risk of type 2 diabetes in US men and women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012;95:925-33.
  11. Hu EA, Pan A, Malik V, Sun Q. White rice consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes: meta-analysis and systematic review. BMJ. 2012;344:e1454.
  12. Sun Q, Pan A, Hu FB, Manson JE, Rexrode KM. 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Levels and the Risk of Stroke: A Prospective Study and Meta-analysis. Stroke. 2012 Mar 22.
  13. Sun Q, Shi L, Prescott J, Chiuve SE, Hu FB, De Vivo I, Stampfer MJ, Franks PW, Manson JE, Rexrode KM. Healthy lifestyle and leukocyte telomere length in U.S. women. PLoS One. 2012;7(5):e38374.
  14. Sun Q, Cornelis MC, Manson JE, Hu FB. Plasma Levels of Fetuin-A and Hepatic Enzymes and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in Women in the U.S. Diabetes. 2013;62(1):49-55
  15. Zhang X, Hu EA, Wu H, Malik V, Sun Q. Associations of Leg Fat Accumulation with Adiposity-Related Biological Factors and Risk of Metabolic Syndrome. Obesity. 2012. (in press)
  16. Zong G, Ye X, Sun L, Li H, Yu Z, Hu FB, Sun Q,† Lin X.† Associations of erythrocyte palmitoleic acid with adipokines, inflammatory markers, and metabolic syndrome in middle-aged and older Chinese. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2012;96(5):970-6.
  17. Wu H, Bertrand KA, Choi AL, Hu FB, Laden F, Grandjean P, Sun Q. Persistent Organic Pollutants and Type 2 Diabetes: A Prospective Analysis in the Nurses’ Health Study and Meta-analysis.  Environmental Health Perspectives. 2012 Nov 5.

*Contributed equally as first author or last author.
†Co-correspondence authors.