Kent Thornburg

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  • 8655 Citations
  • 45 h-Index
1972 …2020

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2013

Maternal high-fat diet impacts endothelial function in nonhuman primate offspring

Fan, L., Lindsley, S. R., Comstock, S. M., Takahashi, D. L., Evans, A. E., He, G. W., Thornburg, K. L. & Grove, K. L., Feb 1 2013, In : International Journal of Obesity. 37, 2, p. 254-262 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

57 Scopus citations

Placental programming of chronic diseases, cancer and lifespan: A review

Barker, D. J. P. & Thornburg, K. L., Oct 2013, In : Placenta. 34, 10, p. 841-845 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

133 Scopus citations

The developmental origins of chronic rheumatic heart disease

Eriksson, J. G., Kajantie, E., Phillips, D. I. W., Osmond, C., Thornburg, K. L. & Barker, D. J. P., Sep 1 2013, In : American Journal of Human Biology. 25, 5, p. 655-658 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

The intrauterine origins of Hodgkin's lymphoma

Barker, D. J. P., Osmond, C., Thornburg, K. L., Kajantie, E. & Eriksson, J. G., Jun 1 2013, In : Cancer Epidemiology. 37, 3, p. 321-323 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

The shape of the placental surface at birth and colorectal cancer in later life

Barker, D. J. P., Osmond, C., Thornburg, K. L., Kajantie, E. & Eriksson, J. G., Jul 1 2013, In : American Journal of Human Biology. 25, 4, p. 566-568 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

The velocity of fetal growth is associated with the breadth of the placental surface, but not with the length

Alwasel, S. H., Harrath, A. H., Aljarallah, J. S., Abotalib, Z., Osmond, C., Al Omar, S. Y., Thornburg, K. & Barker, D. J. P., Jul 1 2013, In : American Journal of Human Biology. 25, 4, p. 534-537 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Uteroplacental circulation and fetal vascular function and development

Thornburg, K. L. & Louey, S., Jan 1 2013, In : Current Vascular Pharmacology. 11, 5, p. 748-757 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations
2012

Activation of IGF-2R stimulates cardiomyocyte hypertrophy in the late gestation sheep fetus

Wang, K. C. W., Brooks, D. A., Thornburg, K. L. & Morrison, J. L., Nov 1 2012, In : Journal of Physiology. 590, 21, p. 5425-5437 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

A possible link between the pubertal growth of girls and prostate cancer in their sons

Barker, D. J. P., Osmond, C., Thornburg, K. L., Kajantie, E. & Eriksson, J. G., Jul 1 2012, In : American Journal of Human Biology. 24, 4, p. 406-410 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Biomechanics of the chick embryonic heart outflow tract at HH18 using 4D optical coherence tomography imaging and computational modeling

Liu, A., Yin, X., Shi, L., Li, P., Thornburg, K. L., Wang, R. & Rugonyi, S., Jul 23 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 7, e40869.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations
13 Scopus citations

Immune response gene profiles in the term placenta depend upon maternal muscle mass

O'Tierney, P. F., Lewis, R. M., McWeeney, S. K., Hanson, M. A., Inskip, H. M., Morgan, T. K., Barker, D. J., Bagby, G., Cooper, C., Godfrey, K. M. & Thornburg, K. L., Oct 1 2012, In : Reproductive Sciences. 19, 10, p. 1041-1056 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Maternal obesity alters feto-placental cytochrome P4501A1 activity

Dubois, B. N., O'Tierney-Ginn, P., Pearson, J., Friedman, J. E., Thornburg, K. & Cherala, G., Dec 1 2012, In : Placenta. 33, 12, p. 1045-1051 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
17 Scopus citations

Restriction of placental vasculature in a non-human primate: A unique model to study placental plasticity

Roberts, V. H. J., Räsänen, J. P., Novy, M. J., Frias, A., Louey, S., Morgan, T. K., Thornburg, K. L., Spindel, E. R. & Grigsby, P. L., Jan 1 2012, In : Placenta. 33, 1, p. 73-76 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

The breadth of the placental surface but not the length is associated with body size at birth

Alwasel, S. H., Abotalib, Z., Aljarallah, J. S., Osmond, C., Al Omar, S. Y., Harrath, A., Thornburg, K. & Barker, D. J. P., Aug 1 2012, In : Placenta. 33, 8, p. 619-622 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

The placental origins of sudden cardiac death

Barker, D. J. P., Larsen, G., Osmond, C., Thornburg, K. L., Kajantie, E. & Eriksson, J. G., Oct 1 2012, In : International journal of epidemiology. 41, 5, p. 1394-1399 6 p., dys116.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 Scopus citations

Thyroid hormone drives fetal cardiomyocyte maturation

Chattergoon, N. N., Giraud, G. D., Louey, S., Stork, P., Fowden, A. L. & Thornburg, K. L., Jan 1 2012, In : FASEB Journal. 26, 1, p. 397-408 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

83 Scopus citations
2011

Growing collateral arteries on demand

Oh, C. C., Klein, J. D., Migrino, R. Q. & Thornburg, K. L., Sep 2011, In : Recent Patents on Cardiovascular Drug Discovery. 6, 3, p. 189-198 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

How boys grow determines how long they live

J.P. Barker, D., Kajantie, E., Osmond, C., Thornburg, K. L. & Eriksson, J. G., May 1 2011, In : American Journal of Human Biology. 23, 3, p. 412-416 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Insignificant response of the fetal placental circulation to arterial hypotension in sheep

Faber, J. J., Anderson, D. F., Louey, S., Thornburg, K. L. & Giraud, G. D., Oct 2011, In : Journal of Applied Physiology. 111, 4, p. 1042-1047 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Maternal high-fat diet disturbs uteroplacental hemodynamics and increases the frequency of stillbirth in a nonhuman primate model of excess nutrition

Frias, A. E., Morgan, T. K., Evans, A. E., Rasanen, J., Oh, K. Y., Thornburg, K. L. & Grove, K. L., Jun 1 2011, In : Endocrinology. 152, 6, p. 2456-2464 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

160 Scopus citations

Maternal malnutrition and placental insufficiency induce global downregulation of gene expression in fetal kidneys

Denisenko, O., Lin, B., Louey, S., Thornburg, K., Bomsztyk, K. & Bagby, S., Apr 1 2011, In : Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease. 2, 2, p. 124-133 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Mothers body size and placental size predict coronary heart disease in men

Eriksson, J. G., Kajantie, E., Thornburg, K. L., Osmond, C. & Barker, D. J. P., Sep 2011, In : European heart journal. 32, 18, p. 2297-2303 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

70 Scopus citations

Mother's lifetime nutrition and the size, shape and efficiency of the placenta

Winder, N. R., Krishnaveni, G. V., Veena, S. R., Hill, J. C., Karat, C. L. S., Thornburg, K. L., Fall, C. H. D. & Barker, D. J. P., Nov 1 2011, In : Placenta. 32, 11, p. 806-810 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations

Quantifying blood flow and wall shear stresses in the outflow tract of chick embryonic hearts

Liu, A., Nickerson, A., Troyer, A., Yin, X., Cary, R., Thornburg, K., Wang, R. & Rugonyi, S., Jun 1 2011, In : Computers and Structures. 89, 11-12, p. 855-867 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

Secular increase in placental weight in Saudi Arabia

Alwasel, S. H., Abotalib, Z., Aljarallah, J. S., Osmond, C., Alkharaz, S. M., Alhazza, I. M., Harrath, A., Thornburg, K. & Barker, D. J. P., May 1 2011, In : Placenta. 32, 5, p. 391-394 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Sex Differences in birth size and intergenerational effects of intrauterine exposure to Ramadan in Saudi Arabia

Alwasel, S. H., Abotalib, Z., Aljarallah, J. S., Osmond, C., Alkharaz, S. M., Alhazza, I. M., Harrath, A., Thornburg, K. & Barker, D. J. P., Sep 1 2011, In : American Journal of Human Biology. 23, 5, p. 651-654 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

The lifespan of men and the shape of their placental surface at birth

Barker, D. J. P., Osmond, C., Thornburg, K. L., Kajantie, E. & Eriksson, J. G., Oct 1 2011, In : Placenta. 32, 10, p. 783-787 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations
2010

Atrial natriuretic peptide inhibits angiotensin II-stimulated proliferation in fetal cardiomyocytes

O'Tierney, P. F., Chattergoon, N. N., Louey, S., Giraud, G. D. & Thornburg, K. L., Aug 1 2010, In : Journal of Physiology. 588, 15, p. 2879-2889 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

Boys live dangerously in the womb

Eriksson, J. G., Kajantie, E., Osmond, C., Thornburg, K. & Barker, D. J. P., May 1 2010, In : American Journal of Human Biology. 22, 3, p. 330-335 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

234 Scopus citations

Cardiomyocyte enlargement, proliferation and maturation during chronic fetal anaemia in sheep

Jonker, S. S., Giraud, M. K., Giraud, G. D., Chattergoon, N. N., Louey, S., Davis, L. E., Faber, J. J. & Thornburg, K. L., Jan 2010, In : Experimental physiology. 95, 1, p. 131-139 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

Contemporary comparative placenta research - an interview with Allen Enders

Thornburg, K. L. & Hunt, J. S., Apr 23 2010, In : International Journal of Developmental Biology. 54, 2-3, p. 231-236 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

In preeclampsia, the placenta grows slowly along its minor axis

Kajantie, E., Thornburg, K. L., Eriksson, J. G., Osmond, C. & Barker, D. J. P., Apr 23 2010, In : International Journal of Developmental Biology. 54, 2-3, p. 469-473 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Scopus citations

In Utero Life and Epigenetic Predisposition for Disease

Thornburg, K. L., Shannon, J., Thuillier, P. & Turker, M. S., 2010, In : Advances in Genetics. 71, C, p. 57-78 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 Scopus citations
15 Scopus citations

Measurement of absolute blood flow velocity in outflow tract of HH18 chicken embryo based on 4D reconstruction using spectral domain optical coherence tomography

Ma, Z., Liu, A., Yin, X., Troyer, A., Thornburg, K., Wang, R. K. & Rugonyi, S., Oct 1 2010, In : Biomedical Optics Express. 1, 3, p. 798-811 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Scopus citations

Reduced systolic pressure load decreases cell-cycle activity in the fetal sheep heart

O'Tierney, P. F., Anderson, D. F., Faber, J. J., Louey, S., Thornburg, K. L. & Giraud, G. D., Aug 2010, In : American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology. 299, 2, p. R573-R578

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Review: The Placenta is a Programming Agent for Cardiovascular Disease

Thornburg, K. L., O'Tierney, P. F. & Louey, S., Mar 1 2010, In : Placenta. 31, SUPPL., p. S54-S59

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

140 Scopus citations

The early origins of chronic heart failure: Impaired placental growth and initiation of insulin resistance in childhood

Barker, D. J. P., Gelow, J., Thornburg, K., Osmond, C., Kajantie, E. & Eriksson, J. G., Aug 1 2010, In : European Journal of Heart Failure. 12, 8, p. 819-825 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

112 Scopus citations

The prenatal origins of lung cancer. i. the fetus

Eriksson, J. G., Thornburg, K. L., Osmond, C., Kajantie, E. & Barker, D. J. P., Jul 1 2010, In : American Journal of Human Biology. 22, 4, p. 508-511 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

The prenatal origins of lung cancer. ii. the placenta

Barker, D. J. P., Thornburg, K. L., Osmond, C., Kajantie, E. & Eriksson, J. G., Jul 1 2010, In : American Journal of Human Biology. 22, 4, p. 512-516 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations

The surface area of the placenta and hypertension in the offspring in later life

Barker, D. J. P., Thornburg, K. L., Osmond, C., Kajantie, E. & Eriksson, J. G., 2010, In : International Journal of Developmental Biology. 54, 2-3, p. 525-530 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

127 Scopus citations
2009
15 Scopus citations
51 Scopus citations

Pre-eclampsia is associated with increased risk of stroke in the adult offspring the helsinki birth cohort study

Kajantie, E., Eriksson, J. G., Osmond, C., Thornburg, K. & Barker, D. J. P., Apr 1 2009, In : Stroke. 40, 4, p. 1176-1180 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

282 Scopus citations
2008

A possible link between the pubertal growth of girls and breast cancer in their daughters

Barker, D. J. P., Osmond, C., Thornburg, K. L., Kajantie, E., Forsen, T. J. & Eriksson, J. G., Mar 1 2008, In : American Journal of Human Biology. 20, 2, p. 127-131 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

A possible link between the pubertal growth of girls and ovarian cancer in their daughters

Barker, D. J. P., Osmond, C., Thornburg, K. L., Kajantie, E. & Eriksson, J. G., Nov 1 2008, In : American Journal of Human Biology. 20, 6, p. 659-662 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
67 Scopus citations

Sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca2+ release channel ryanodine receptor (RyR2) plays a crucial role in aconitine-induced arrhythmias

Fu, M., Li, R. X., Fan, L., He, G. W., Thornburg, K. L. & Wang, Z., Jun 1 2008, In : Biochemical Pharmacology. 75, 11, p. 2147-2156 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations