Stephanie Chung, M.B.B.S., Lasker Tenure Track Investigator, NIH Distinguished Scholar


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

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The Relationship Between Lipoproteins and Insulin Sensitivity in Youth With Obesity and Abnormal Glucose Tolerance.
Chung ST, Katz LEL, Stettler-Davis N, Shults J, Sherman A, Ha J, Stefanovski D, Boston RC, Rader DJ, Magge SN.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab (2022 May 17) 107:1541-1551. Abstract/Full Text
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Derived Biomarkers for Evaluating Cardiometabolic Risk in Youth and Young Adults Across the Spectrum of Glucose Tolerance.
Chung ST, Matta ST, Meyers AG, Cravalho CK, Villalobos-Perez A, Dawson JM, Sharma VR, Sampson ML, Otvos JD, Magge SN.
Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) (2021) 12:665292. Abstract/Full Text
Metformin improves blood glucose by increasing incretins independent of changes in gluconeogenesis in youth with type 2 diabetes.
Cravalho CKL, Meyers AG, Mabundo LS, Courville A, Yang S, Cai H, Dai Y, Walter M, Walter PJ, Sharma S, Chacko S, Cogen F, Magge SN, Haymond MW, Chung ST.
Diabetologia (2020 Oct) 63:2194-2204. Abstract/Full Text
Metformin treatment and gastrointestinal symptoms in youth: Findings from a large tertiary care referral center.
Meyers AG, Hudson J, Cravalho CKL, Matta ST, Villalobos-Perez A, Cogen F, Chung ST.
Pediatr Diabetes (2021 Mar) 22:182-191. Abstract/Full Text
Triglyceride Paradox Is Related to Lipoprotein Size, Visceral Adiposity and Stearoyl-CoA Desaturase Activity in Black Versus White Women.
Chung ST, Cravalho CKL, Meyers AG, Courville AB, Yang S, Matthan NR, Mabundo L, Sampson M, Ouwerkerk R, Gharib AM, Lichtenstein AH, Remaley AT, Sumner AE.
Circ Res (2020 Jan 3) 126:94-108. Abstract/Full Text

Additional Publications

Chronic Stress-Related Neural Activity Associates With Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease in a Community-Based Cohort: Data From the Washington, D.C. Cardiovascular Health and Needs Assessment.
Powell-Wiley TM, Dey AK, Rivers JP, Chaturvedi A, Andrews MR, Ceasar JN, Claudel SE, Mitchell VM, Ayers C, Tamura K, Gutierrez-Huerta CA, Teague HL, Oeser SG, Goyal A, Joshi AA, Collins BS, Baumer Y, Chung ST, Sumner AE, Playford MP, Tawakol A, Mehta NN.
Front Cardiovasc Med (2021) 8:599341. Abstract/Full Text
Effect of a plant-based, low-fat diet versus an animal-based, ketogenic diet on ad libitum energy intake.
Hall KD, Guo J, Courville AB, Boring J, Brychta R, Chen KY, Darcey V, Forde CG, Gharib AM, Gallagher I, Howard R, Joseph PV, Milley L, Ouwerkerk R, Raisinger K, Rozga I, Schick A, Stagliano M, Torres S, Walter M, Walter P, Yang S, Chung ST.
Nat Med (2021 Feb) 27:344-353. Abstract/Full Text
The OGTT is highly reproducible in Africans for the diagnosis of diabetes: Implications for treatment and protocol design.
Jagannathan R, DuBose CW, Mabundo LS, Chung ST, Ha J, Sherman A, Bergman M, Sumner AE.
Diabetes Res Clin Pract (2020 Dec) 170:108523. Abstract/Full Text
The Oral Glucose Tolerance Test: 100 Years Later.
Jagannathan R, Neves JS, Dorcely B, Chung ST, Tamura K, Rhee M, Bergman M.
Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes (2020) 13:3787-3805. Abstract/Full Text
Leptin decreases de novo lipogenesis in patients with lipodystrophy.
Baykal AP, Parks EJ, Shamburek R, Syed-Abdul MM, Chacko S, Cochran E, Startzell M, Gharib AM, Ouwerkerk R, Abd-Elmoniem KZ, Walter PJ, Walter M, Muniyappa R, Chung ST, Brown RJ.
JCI Insight (2020 Jul 23) 5. Abstract/Full Text
Free fatty acid processing diverges in human pathologic insulin resistance conditions.
Sekizkardes H, Chung ST, Chacko S, Haymond MW, Startzell M, Walter M, Walter PJ, Lightbourne M, Brown RJ.
J Clin Invest (2020 Jul 1) 130:3592-3602. Abstract/Full Text
Stress Measured by Allostatic Load Varies by Reason for Immigration, Age at Immigration, and Number of Children: The Africans in America Study.
Hormenu T, Shoup EM, Osei-Tutu NH, Hobabagabo AF, DuBose CW, Mabundo LS, Chung ST, Horlyck-Romanovsky MF, Sumner AE.
Int J Environ Res Public Health (2020 Jun 24) 17. Abstract/Full Text
Commentary on the Impact of Obesity and Puberty on Insulin Sensitivity.
Haymond MW, Chung ST.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab (2020 May 1) 105:e2082-3. Abstract/Full Text
Metabolic characteristics of Africans with normal glucose tolerance and elevated 1-hour glucose: insight from the Africans in America study.
Briker SM, Hormenu T, DuBose CW, Mabundo LS, Chung ST, Ha J, Sherman A, Tulloch-Reid MK, Bergman M, Sumner AE.
BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care (2020 Jan) 8. Abstract/Full Text
Measuring Insulin Resistance in Humans.
Sharma VR, Matta ST, Haymond MW, Chung ST.
Horm Res Paediatr (2020) 93:577-588. Abstract/Full Text
Two- vs one-hour glucose tolerance testing: Predicting prediabetes in adolescent girls with obesity.
Kasturi K, Onuzuruike AU, Kunnam S, Shomaker LB, Yanovski JA, Chung ST.
Pediatr Diabetes (2019 Mar) 20:154-159. Abstract/Full Text
Do current guidelines for waist circumference apply to black Africans? Prediction of insulin resistance by waist circumference among Africans living in America.
Kabakambira JD, Baker RL Jr, Briker SM, Courville AB, Mabundo LS, DuBose CW, Chung ST, Eckel RH, Sumner AE.
BMJ Glob Health (2018) 3:e001057. Abstract/Full Text
Gluconeogenesis and risk for fasting hyperglycemia in Black and White women.
Chung ST, Courville AB, Onuzuruike AU, Galvan-De La Cruz M, Mabundo LS, DuBose CW, Kasturi K, Cai H, Gharib AM, Walter PJ, Garraffo HM, Chacko S, Haymond MW, Sumner AE.
JCI Insight (2018 Sep 20) 3. Abstract/Full Text
Low-carbohydrate diets for the treatment of obesity and type 2 diabetes.
Hall KD, Chung ST.
Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care (2018 Jul) 21:308-312. Abstract/Full Text
Cardiometabolic risk in obese children.
Chung ST, Onuzuruike AU, Magge SN.
Ann N Y Acad Sci (2018 Jan) 1411:166-183. Abstract/Full Text
Time to glucose peak during an oral glucose tolerance test identifies prediabetes risk.
Chung ST, Ha J, Onuzuruike AU, Kasturi K, Galvan-De La Cruz M, Bingham BA, Baker RL, Utumatwishima JN, Mabundo LS, Ricks M, Sherman AS, Sumner AE.
Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) (2017 Nov) 87:484-491. Abstract/Full Text
Diabetes: T2DM risk prediction in populations of African descent.
Chung ST, Sumner AE.
Nat Rev Endocrinol (2016 Mar) 12:131-2. Abstract/Full Text
High Overweight and Obesity in Fontan Patients: A 20-Year History.
Chung ST, Hong B, Patterson L, Petit CJ, Ham JN.
Pediatr Cardiol (2016 Jan) 37:192-200. Abstract/Full Text
Measurements of Gluconeogenesis and Glycogenolysis: A Methodological Review.
Chung ST, Chacko SK, Sunehag AL, Haymond MW.
Diabetes (2015 Dec) 64:3996-4010. Abstract/Full Text
Biochemical and clinical deficiency is uncommon in African immigrants despite a high prevalence of low vitamin D: the Africans in America study.
Thoreson CK, Chung ST, Ricks M, Reynolds JC, Remaley AT, Periwal V, Li Y, Sumner AE.
Osteoporos Int (2015 Nov) 26:2607-2615. Abstract/Full Text
Infantile Growth Hormone Deficiency and X- Linked Adrenal Hypoplasia Congenita.
Chung ST, Chi CH, Haymond MW, Jeha GS.
Jacobs J Pediatr (2015 Nov) 1. Abstract/Full Text
Sickle Cell Trait from a Metabolic, Renal, and Vascular Perspective: Linking History, Knowledge, and Health.
Thoreson CK, O'Connor MY, Ricks M, Chung ST, Sumner AE.
J Racial Ethn Health Disparities (2015 Sep) 2:330-5. Abstract/Full Text
Increased gluconeogenesis in youth with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes.
Chung ST, Hsia DS, Chacko SK, Rodriguez LM, Haymond MW.
Diabetologia (2015 Mar) 58:596-603. Abstract/Full Text
Detection of abnormal glucose tolerance in Africans is improved by combining A1C with fasting glucose: the Africans in America Study.
Sumner AE, Thoreson CK, O'Connor MY, Ricks M, Chung ST, Tulloch-Reid MK, Lozier JN, Sacks DB.
Diabetes Care (2015 Feb) 38:213-9. Abstract/Full Text
Minimizing morbidity of hypoglycemia in diabetes: a review of mini-dose glucagon.
Chung ST, Haymond MW.
J Diabetes Sci Technol (2015 Jan) 9:44-51. Abstract/Full Text
Predictors of hyperglycaemic crises and their associated mortality in Jamaica.
Chung ST, Perue GG, Johnson A, Younger N, Hoo CS, Pascoe RW, Boyne MS.
Diabetes Res Clin Pract (2006 Aug) 73:184-90. Abstract/Full Text
Last Reviewed July 2023