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Barbara A. Gower

Department of Nutrition Sciences

University of Alabama at Birmingham




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  • Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, USA. 1998 - 2013
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Nutrition Sciences, Birmingham, Alabama 35294-3360, USA. 2000 - 2002


  1. Insulin sensitivity affects propensity to obesity in an ethnic-specific manner: results from two controlled weight loss intervention studies. Gower, B.A., Alvarez, J.A., Bush, N.C., Hunter, G.R. Nutr. Metab. (Lond) (2013) [Pubmed]
  2. Glucose metabolism and diet predict changes in adiposity and fat distribution in weight-reduced women. Gower, B.A., Hunter, G.R., Chandler-Laney, P.C., Alvarez, J.A., Bush, N.C. Obesity. (Silver. Spring) (2010) [Pubmed]
  3. Changes in intra-abdominal fat in early postmenopausal women: effects of hormone use. Gower, B.A., Muñoz, J., Desmond, R., Hilario-Hailey, T., Jiao, X. Obesity. (Silver. Spring) (2006) [Pubmed]
  4. Using genetic admixture to explain racial differences in insulin-related phenotypes. Gower, B.A., Fernández, J.R., Beasley, T.M., Shriver, M.D., Goran, M.I. Diabetes (2003) [Pubmed]
  5. Estradiol may limit lipid oxidation via Cpt 1 expression and hormonal mechanisms. Gower, B.A., Nagy, T.R., Blaylock, M.L., Wang, C., Nyman, L. Obes. Res. (2002) [Pubmed]
  6. Contribution of insulin secretion and clearance to glucose-induced insulin concentration in african-american and caucasian children. Gower, B.A., Granger, W.M., Franklin, F., Shewchuk, R.M., Goran, M.I. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. (2002) [Pubmed]
  7. Effects of weight loss on changes in insulin sensitivity and lipid concentrations in premenopausal African American and white women. Gower, B.A., Weinsier, R.L., Jordan, J.M., Hunter, G.R., Desmond, R. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. (2002) [Pubmed]
  8. Anti-lipolytic effects of insulin in African American and white prepubertal boys. Gower, B.A., Herd, S.L., Goran, M.I. Obes. Res. (2001) [Pubmed]
  9. Leptin in postmenopausal women: influence of hormone therapy, insulin, and fat distribution. Gower, B.A., Nagy, T.R., Goran, M.I., Smith, A., Kent, E. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. (2000) [Pubmed]
  10. Associations among oral estrogen use, free testosterone concentration, and lean body mass among postmenopausal women. Gower, B.A., Nyman, L. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. (2000) [Pubmed]
  11. Visceral fat, insulin sensitivity, and lipids in prepubertal children. Gower, B.A., Nagy, T.R., Goran, M.I. Diabetes (1999) [Pubmed]
  12. Fat distribution and insulin response in prepubertal African American and white children. Gower, B.A., Nagy, T.R., Trowbridge, C.A., Dezenberg, C., Goran, M.I. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. (1998) [Pubmed]
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