U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Carson Chow

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Tel: 301-402-8250
Email: carsonc@niddk.nih.gov

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  • Ph.D.Massachusetts Institute of Technology1992

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Carson C. Chow, Ph.D.

Section Chief, Mathematical Biology SectionLaboratory of Biological Modeling
  • Computational Biology/Bioinformatics/Biostatistics/Mathematics


A selection of recent and significant publications can be viewed below.

Lee JJ, Chow CC. Conditions for the validity of SNP-based heritability estimation. Hum Genet. 2014 Aug; 133 (133; 8; 2014 Aug):1011-22. [Full Text/Abstract]
Chow CC, Hall KD. Short and long-term energy intake patterns and their implications for human body weight regulation. Physiol Behav. 2014 Jul; 134 (134; 2014 Jul):60-5. [Full Text/Abstract]
Blackford JA Jr, Brimacombe KR, Dougherty EJ, Pradhan M, Shen M, Li Z, Auld DS, Chow CC, Austin CP, Simons SS Jr. Research Resource: Modulators of glucocorticoid receptor activity identified by a new high-throughput screening assay. Mol Endocrinol. 2014 Jul; 28 (28; 7; 2014 Jul):me20141069. [Full Text/Abstract]
Kong AP, Yang X, Luk A, Cheung KK, Ma RC, So WY, Ho CS, Chan MH, Ozaki R, Chow CC, Brown N, Chan JC. Hypoglycaemia, chronic kidney disease and death in type 2 diabetes: the Hong Kong diabetes registry. BMC Endocr Disord. 2014 Jun 13; 14 (14; 2014 Jun 13):48. [Full Text/Abstract]
Chan JC, Sui Y, Oldenburg B, Zhang Y, Chung HH, Goggins W, Au S, Brown N, Ozaki R, Wong RY, Ko GT, Fisher E, JADE and PEARL Project Team. Effects of telephone-based peer support in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus receiving integrated care: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Jun; 174 (6; 174; 2014 Jun):972-81. [Full Text/Abstract]
Kong AP, Yang X, So WY, Luk A, Ma RC, Ozaki R, Cheung K, Lee HM, Yu L, Xu G, Chow CC, Chan JC. Additive effects of blood glucose lowering drugs, statins and renin-angiotensin system blockers on all-site cancer risk in patients with type 2 diabetes. BMC Med. 2014 May 13; 12 (12; 1; 2014 May 13):76. [Full Text/Abstract]
Wang X, Chow CC, Yao X, Ko GT, Cockram CS, Kwok HK, Zhang J, Tang NL. The predisposition to thyrotoxic periodic paralysis (TPP) is due to a genetic variant in the inward-rectifying potassium channel, KCNJ2. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2014 May; 80 (80; 2014 May; 5):770-1. [Full Text/Abstract]
Kong AP, Yang X, Luk A, Ma RC, So WY, Ozaki R, Ting R, Cheung K, Ho CS, Chan MH, Chow CC, Chan JC. Severe hypoglycemia identifies vulnerable patients with type 2 diabetes at risk for premature death and all-site cancer: the Hong Kong diabetes registry. Diabetes Care. 2014 Apr; 37 (37; 4; 2014 Apr):1024-31. [Full Text/Abstract]
Zhu R, Lu X, Pradhan M, Armstrong SP, Storchan GB, Chow CC, Simons SS Jr. A kinase-independent activity of cdk9 modulates glucocorticoid receptor-mediated gene induction. Biochemistry. 2014 Mar 25; 53 (2014 Mar 25; 53; 11):1753-67. [Full Text/Abstract]
Ma RC, So WY, Tam CH, Luk AO, Ho JS, Wang Y, Lam VK, Lee HM, Kong AP, Tong PC, Xu G, Chow CC, Ng MC, Yang XL, Chan JC. Genetic variants for type 2 diabetes and new-onset cancer in Chinese with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2014 Feb; 103 (2; 2014 Feb; 103):328-37. [Full Text/Abstract]
Heuett WJ, Miller BV 3rd, Racette SB, Holloszy JO, Chow CC, Periwal V. Bayesian functional integral method for inferring continuous data from discrete measurements. Biophys J. 2012 Feb 8; 102 (102; 2012 Feb 8; 3):399-406. [Full Text/Abstract]
Gotts SJ, Chow CC, Martin A. Repetition Priming and Repetition Suppression: A Case for Enhanced Efficiency Through Neural Synchronization. Cogn Neurosci. 2012; 3 (3-4; 2012; 3):227-237. [Full Text/Abstract]
Vattikuti S, Guo J, Chow CC. Heritability and genetic correlations explained by common SNPs for metabolic syndrome traits. PLoS Genet. 2012; 8 (2012; 8; 3):e1002637. [Full Text/Abstract]
Dougherty EJ, Guo C, Simons SS Jr, Chow CC. Deducing the temporal order of cofactor function in ligand-regulated gene transcription: theory and experimental verification. PLoS One. 2012; 7 (2012; 7; 1):e30225. [Full Text/Abstract]
Buice MA, Chow CC. Effective stochastic behavior in dynamical systems with incomplete information. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2011 Nov; 84 (2011 Nov; 5 Pt 1; 84):051120. [Full Text/Abstract]
Seely J, Chow CC. Role of mutual inhibition in binocular rivalry. J Neurophysiol. 2011 Nov; 106 (106; 2011 Nov; 5):2136-50. [Full Text/Abstract]
Hall KD, Sacks G, Chandramohan D, Chow CC, Wang YC, Gortmaker SL, Swinburn BA. Quantification of the effect of energy imbalance on bodyweight. Lancet. 2011 Aug 27; 378 (378; 2011 Aug 27; 9793):826-37. [Full Text/Abstract]
Chow CC, Periwal V, Csako G, Ricks M, Courville AB, Miller BV 3rd, Vega GL, Sumner AE. Higher acute insulin response to glucose may determine greater free fatty acid clearance in African-American women. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011 Aug; 96 (8; 2011 Aug; 96):2456-63. [Full Text/Abstract]
Hall KD, Chow CC. Estimating changes in free-living energy intake and its confidence interval. Am J Clin Nutr. 2011 Jul; 94 (94; 2011 Jul; 1):66-74. [Full Text/Abstract]
Fatakia SN, Costanzi S, Chow CC. Molecular evolution of the transmembrane domains of G protein-coupled receptors. PLoS One. 2011; 6 (2011; 6; 11):e27813. [Full Text/Abstract]
Ong KM, Blackford JA Jr, Kagan BL, Simons SS Jr, Chow CC. A theoretical framework for gene induction and experimental comparisons. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Apr 13; 107 (107; 2010 Apr 13; 15):7107-12. [Full Text/Abstract]
Vattikuti S, Chow CC. A computational model for cerebral cortical dysfunction in autism spectrum disorders. Biol Psychiatry. 2010 Apr 1; 67 (2010 Apr 1; 7; 67):672-8. [Full Text/Abstract]
Hall KD, Guo J, Dore M, Chow CC. The progressive increase of food waste in America and its environmental impact. PLoS One. 2009 Nov 25; 4 (2009 Nov 25; 4; 11):e7940. [Full Text/Abstract]
Furchtgott LA, Chow CC, Periwal V. A model of liver regeneration. Biophys J. 2009 May 20; 96 (2009 May 20; 10; 96):3926-35. [Full Text/Abstract]
Periwal V, Chow CC, Bergman RN, Ricks M, Vega GL, Sumner AE. Evaluation of quantitative models of the effect of insulin on lipolysis and glucose disposal. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2008 Oct; 295 (2008 Oct; 4; 295):R1089-96. [Full Text/Abstract]
Chow CC, Hall KD. The dynamics of human body weight change. PLoS Comput Biol. 2008 Mar 28; 4 (2008 Mar 28; 4; 3):e1000045. [Full Text/Abstract]
Buice MA, Chow CC. Correlations, fluctuations, and stability of a finite-size network of coupled oscillators. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2007 Sep; 76 (76; 3 Pt 1; 2007 Sep):031118. [Full Text/Abstract]
Hildebrand EJ, Buice MA, Chow CC. Kinetic theory of coupled oscillators. Phys Rev Lett. 2007 Feb 2; 98 (2007 Feb 2; 98; 5):054101. [Full Text/Abstract]
Periwal V, Chow CC. Patterns in food intake correlate with body mass index. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2006 Nov; 291 (291; 5; 2006 Nov):E929-36. [Full Text/Abstract]
Moldakarimov S, Rollenhagen JE, Olson CR, Chow CC. Competitive dynamics in cortical responses to visual stimuli. J Neurophysiol. 2005 Nov; 94 (94; 2005 Nov; 5):3388-96. [Full Text/Abstract]
Chow CC, Clermont G, Kumar R, Lagoa C, Tawadrous Z, Gallo D, Betten B, Bartels J, Constantine G, Fink MP, Billiar TR, Vodovotz Y. The acute inflammatory response in diverse shock states. Shock. 2005 Jul; 24 (2005 Jul; 24; 1):74-84. [Full Text/Abstract]
Rubin JE, Gerkin RC, Bi GQ, Chow CC. Calcium time course as a signal for spike-timing-dependent plasticity. J Neurophysiol. 2005 May; 93 (93; 2005 May; 5):2600-13. [Full Text/Abstract]
Kumar R, Clermont G, Vodovotz Y, Chow CC. The dynamics of acute inflammation. J Theor Biol. 2004 Sep 21; 230 (230; 2004 Sep 21; 2):145-55. [Full Text/Abstract]
Alvarez VA, Chow CC, Van Bockstaele EJ, Williams JT. Frequency-dependent synchrony in locus ceruleus: role of electrotonic coupling. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002 Mar 19; 99 (6; 2002 Mar 19; 99):4032-6. [Full Text/Abstract]
Laing CR, Chow CC. A spiking neuron model for binocular rivalry. J Comput Neurosci. 2002 Jan-Feb; 12 (12; 1; 2002 Jan-Feb):39-53. [Full Text/Abstract]