Rozenn Lemaitre

Adjunct Research Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Research Associate Professor, Medicine - General Internal Medicine



MPH Epidemiology, University of Washington, 1994
PhD Biochemistry, Montana State University, 1982
BS Biochemical Engineering, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées, 1995



Office 358085
Cardiovascular Health Research Unit
1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1360
Seattle, WA 98101

Research Interests

Dr. Lemaitre is interested in lipidomic biomarkers that may influence the risk of type II diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and the relationship of diet to the biomarkers.

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Plasma Ceramides containing Saturated Fatty Acids are Associated with Risk of Type 2 Diabetes.
(2021 Sep 20)
J Lipid Res
Fretts AM, Jensen PN, Hoofnagle AN, McKnight B, Howard BV, Umans J, Sitlani CM, Siscovick DS, King IB, Djousse L, Sotoodehnia N, Lemaitre RN

Association of Trimethylamine N-Oxide and Related Metabolites in Plasma and Incident Type 2 Diabetes: The Cardiovascular Health Study.
(2021 Aug 2)
JAMA Netw Open 4(8): e2122844
Lemaitre RN, Jensen PN, Wang Z, Fretts AM, McKnight B, Nemet I, Biggs ML, Sotoodehnia N, de Oliveira Otto MC, Psaty BM, Siscovick DS, Hazen SL, Mozaffarian D

Longitudinal Plasma Measures of Trimethylamine N-Oxide and Risk of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Events in Community-Based Older Adults.
(2021 Sep 7)
J Am Heart Assoc 10(17): e020646
Lee Y, Nemet I, Wang Z, Lai HTM, de Oliveira Otto MC, Lemaitre RN, Fretts AM, Sotoodehnia N, Budoff M, DiDonato JA, McKnight B, Tang WHW, Psaty BM, Siscovick DS, Hazen SL, Mozaffarian D

Assessment of Plasma Phospholipid Very-Long-Chain Saturated Fatty Acid Levels and Healthy Aging.
(2021 Aug 2)
JAMA Netw Open 4(8): e2120616
Bockus LB, Biggs ML, Lai HTM, de Olivera Otto MC, Fretts AM, McKnight B, Sotoodehnia N, King IB, Song X, Siscovick DS, Mozaffarian D, Lemaitre RN

Impact of Amerind ancestry and FADS genetic variation on omega-3 deficiency and cardiometabolic traits in Hispanic populations.
(2021 Jul 28)
Commun Biol 4(1): 918
Yang C, Hallmark B, Chai JC, O'Connor TD, Reynolds LM, Wood AC, Seeds M, Chen YI, Steffen LM, Tsai MY, Kaplan RC, Daviglus ML, Mandarino LJ, Fretts AM, Lemaitre RN, Coletta DK, Blomquist SA, Johnstone LM, Tontsch C, Qi Q, Ruczinski I, Rich SS, Mathias RA, Chilton FH, Manichaikul A

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