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Dennis Bier (MD)
Houston, Texas
Center Director

Phone: (713) 798-7022
Fax: (713) 798-7046

1100 BATES ST
HOUSTON, TX 77030

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Saturated fats and health: A reassessment and proposal for food-based recommendations: JACC state-of-the-art review Reprint Icon ()
Astrup, A., Magkos, F., Bier, D.M., Brenna, J., De Oliveira Otto, M.C., Hill, J.O., King, J.C., Mente, A., Ordovas, J.M., Volek, J.S., Dphil, S., Krauss, R.M. 2020. Saturated fats and health: A reassessment and proposal for food-based recommendations: JACC state-of-the-art review. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2020.05.077.
The philosophy of evidence-based principles and practice in nutrition Reprint Icon ()
Johnston, B.C., Seivenpiper, J.L., Vernooij, R.W., De Souza, R.J., Jenkins, D.J., Zeraatkar, D., Bier, D.M., Guyatt, G.H. 2019. The philosophy of evidence-based principles and practice in nutrition. Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 3(2):189-199. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mayocpiqo.2019.02.005.
beta-Cell function and insulin sensitivity in adolescents from an OGTT - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sunehag, A.L., Man, C.D., Toffolo, G., Haymond, M.W., Bier, D.M., Cobelli, C. 2009. beta-Cell function and insulin sensitivity in adolescents from an OGTT. Obesity. 17(2):233-239.
Clinical evidence for immunomodulatory effects of probiotic bacteria ()
Ruemmele, F.M., Bier, D.M., Marteau, P., Rechkemmer, G., Bourdet-Sicard, R., Walker, W.A., Goulet, O. 2009. Clinical evidence for immunomodulatory effects of probiotic bacteria. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 48:126-141.
The phenotype of human obesity: The scope of the problem ()
Bier, D.M. 2008. The phenotype of human obesity: The scope of the problem. Nestle Nutrition Workshop. 62:97-110.
Personalized Nutrition for the Diverse Needs of Infants and Children ()
Bier, D.M., German, B.J., Lonnerdal, B. (Editors). 2008. Personalized Nutrition for the Diverse Needs of Infants and Children. Nestle Nutrition Workshop Series Pediatric Program. Vol. 62. Switzerland: S. Karger AG. 262 p.
Short-term high dietary fructose intake had no effects on insulin sensitivity and secretion or glucose and lipid metabolism in healthy, obese adolescents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sunehag, A.L., Toffolo, G., Campioni, M., Bier, D.M., Haymond, M.W. 2008. Short term high dietary fructose intake had no effects on insulin sensitivity and secretion, or glucose and lipid metabolism in healthy, obese adolescents. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism. 21(3):225-235.
Editorial: Conflict of interest policy for Editors of The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition ()
Bier, D.M., Abrams, S.A., Bowman, B.A., Fukagawa, N.K., Gitlin, J.D., Klurfeld, D.M., Sacks, F.M. 2007. Editorial: Conflict of interest policy for Editors of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 86(1):3-4.
Aromatic Amino Acids and Related Substances: Chemistry, Biology, Medicine, and Application - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Takai, K., Bier, D.M., Cynober, L., Morris, S.M., Shimomura, Y. 2007. Aromatic amino acids and related substances: Chemistry, biology, medicine, and application. Journal of Nutrition (Supplement). 137(6S-1):1501S-1598S.
6th Amino Acid Assessment Workshop ()
Baker, D.H., Bier, D.M., Cynober, L., Kadowaki, M., Morris, S.M., Renwick, A.G. 2007. 6th Amino Acid Assessment Workshop. Journal of Nutrition. (Supplement) 137(6S-II):1599S-1704S.
Novel concepts in the developmental origins of adult health and disease ()
Lebenthal, E., Bier, D.M. 2007. Novel concepts in the developmental origins of adult health and disease. Journal of Nutrition. 137(4):1073-1075.
Meeting report on the 3rd International Congress on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD) - (Proceedings)
Gillman, M.W., Barker, D., Bier, D., Cagampang, F., Challis, J., Fall, C., Godfrey, K., Gluckman, P., Hanson, M., Kuh, D., Nathanielsz, P., Nestel, P., Thornburg, K.L. 2007. Meeting report on the 3rd International Congress on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD). Pediatric Research. 61(5):625-629.
A 12 WEEKS EXERCISE PROGRAM RESULTED IN REDUCED VISCERAL FAT AND FASTING INSULIN BUT NOT TOTAL AND INTRAMYOCELLULAR FAT IN HISPANIC OBESE ADOLESCENTS. - (Abstract Only)
Sunehag, A.L., Wang, Z.J., Green, T.F., Bier, D.M., Haymond, M.W. 2006. A 12 weeks exercise program resulted in reduced visceral fat and fasting insulin but not total and intramyocellular fat in Hispanic obese adolescents [absract]. 2006 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting. Paper No. 753346.
EFFECTS OF DIETARY MACRONUTRIENT INTAKE ON INSULIN SENSITIVITY AND SECRETION, AND GLUCOSE AND LIPID METABOLISM IN HEALTHY, OBESE ADOLESCENTS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sunehag, A.L., Toffolo, G., Camioni, M., Bier, D.M., Haymond, M.W. 2005. Effects of dietary macronutrient intake on insulin sensitivity and secretion and glucose and lipid metabolism in healthy, obese adolescents. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. 90(8):4496-4502.
The nutritional phenotype in the age of metabolomics ()
Zeisel, S.H., Freake, H.C., Bauman, D., Bier, D.M., Burrin, D.G., German, J.B., Klein, S., Marquis, G.S., Milner, J.A., Pelto, G.H., Rasmussen, K.M. 2005. The nutritional phenotype in the age of metabolomics. Journal of Nutrition. 135:1613-1616.
GLUCOSE METABOLISM AND INSULIN SENSITIVITY WERE UNAFFECTED BY DIETARY FRUCTOSE INTAKE (AND GLYCEMIC INDEX) IN OBESE AND LEAN ADOLESCENTS - (Abstract Only)
Sunehag, A.L., Toffolo, G., Bier, D.M., Haymond, M. 2005. Glucose metabolism and insulin sensitivity were unaffected by dietary fructose intake (and glycemic index) in obese and lean adolescents [abstract]. Pediatric Academic Societies. 57:786
PROTEIN/AMINO ACID METABOLISM AND NUTRITION IN VERY LOW BIRTH WEIGHT INFANTS ()
Kalhan, S., Bier, D.M., Yaffe, S., Catz, C., Grave, G. 2001. Protein/amino acid metabolism and nutrition in very low birth weight infants. Journal of Perinatology.
HIGH FAT DIET INCREASES GLUCONEOGENESIS IN OBESE BUT NOT NON-OBESE ADOLESCENTS - (Abstract Only)
Sunehag AL, Bier DM, Haymond MW. High Fat Diet Increases Gluconeogenesis in Obese But Not Non-Obese Adolescents. Pediatr Res 2002 53:169A
IN CONTRAST TO THEIR NON-OBESE COUNTERPART, OBESE ADOLESCENTS INCREASE INSULIN SECRETION BUT NOT INSULIN SENSITIVITY IN RESPONSE TO A HIGH CARBOHYDRATE DIET - (Abstract Only)
Sunehag AL, Toffolo G, Bier DM, Haymond MW. In contrast to their non-obese counterpart, obese adolescents increase insulin secretion but not insulin sensitivity in response to a high carbohydrate diet. Diabetes 2003 52(Suppl):A71.
AMINO ACID PHARMACOKINETICS AND SAFETY ASSESSMENT ()
Bier, D.M. 2003. Amino acid pharmacokinetics and safety assessment. Journal of Nutrition. 133 (6 Suppl 1):2034S-2039S.
EFFECTS OF DIETARY MACRONUTRIENT CONTENT ON GLUCOSE METABOLISM IN CHILDREN - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sunehag AL, Toffolo G, Treuth MS, Butte NF, Cobelli C, Bier DM, Haymond MW. Effects of dietary macronutrient content on glucose metabolism in children. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2002 87:5168-5178.
MANUAL OF NUTRITIONAL THERAPEUTICS FOURTH EDITION ()
Alpers, D.H., Stenson, W., Bier, D.M. 2002. Manual of nutritional therapeutics fourth edition. Complete Book.
METABOLIC ADAPTATION TO HIGH-FAT AND HIGH CARBOHYDRATE DIETS IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Treuth MS, Sunehag AL, Trautwein LM, Bier DM, Haymond MW, Butte NF. Metabolic adaptation to high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets in children and adolescents. Am J Clin Nutr 2003;77:479-489.
{U-13C]GLUCOSE MIDA PROVIDES ACCURATE MEASURES OF GLUCONEOGENESIS, IS EASY TO PERFORM AND REQUIRES ONLY SMALL BLOOD SAMPLE VOLUMES - (Abstract Only)
SUNEHAG, A., CLARKE, L., BIER, D.M., HAYMOND, M. {U-13C]GLUCOSE MIDA PROVIDES ACCURATE MEASURES OF GLUCONEOGENESIS, IS EASY TO PERFORM AND REQUIRES ONLY SMALL BLOOD SAMPLE VOLUMES. DIABETES. 2001.
INNOVATIVE NON- OR MINIMAL INVASIVE TECHNOLOGIES FOR HEALTH MONITORING AND NUTRITIONAL STATUS IN MOTHERS AND YOUNG CHILDREN - (Proceedings)
Bier, D.M., Finley, D. 2001. Innovative non- or minimal invasive technologies for health monitoring and nutritional status in mothers and young children. Journal of Nutrition.
GLUCONEOGENIC SUBSTRATE AVAILABILITY IS IMPORTANT FOR MAINTAINING GLUCOSE PRODUCTION IN PREMATURELY BORN INFANTS - (Abstract Only)
SUNEHAG, A., HAYMOND, M., SCHANLER, R.J., BIER, D.M. GLUCONEOGENIC SUBSTRATE AVAILABILITY IS IMPORTANT FOR MAINTAINING GLUCOSE PRODUCTION IN PREMATURELY BORN INFANTS. PEDIATRIC RESEARCH. 2001.
GLUCOSE PRODUCTION, GLUCONEOGENESIS AND INSULIN SENSITIVITY IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS: AN EVALUATION OF THEIR REPRODUCIBILITY - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sunehag,A.L., Treuth,M.S., Toffolo,G., Butte,N.F., Cobelli,C., Bier,D.M., Haymond,M.W. 2001. Glucose production, gluconeogenesis, and insulin sensitivity in children and adolescents: an evaluation of their reproducibility. Pediatric Research. 50(1):115-123.
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