Rozenn Lemaitre

Adjunct Research Professor, Epidemiology
Research 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)

Whole-Genome Sequencing Analysis of Human Metabolome in Multi-Ethnic Populations.
(2023 May 30)
Nat Commun 14(1): 3111
Feofanova EV, Brown MR, Alkis T, Manuel AM, Li X, Tahir UA, Li Z, Mendez KM, Kelly RS, Qi Q, Chen H, Larson MG, Lemaitre RN, Morrison AC, Grieser C, Wong KE, Gersztern RE, Zhao Z, Lasky-Su J, NHLBI Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed), Yu B

The association between genetically elevated polyunsaturated fatty acids and risk of cancer.
(2023 May)
EBioMedicine 91(): 104510
Haycock PC, Borges MC, Burrows K, Lemaitre RN, Burgess S, Khankari NK, Tsilidis KK, Gaunt TR, Hemani G, Zheng J, Truong T, Birmann BM, OMara T, Spurdle AB, Iles MM, Law MH, Slager SL, Saberi Hosnijeh F, Mariosa D, Cotterchio M, Cerhan JR, Peters U, Enroth S, Gharahkhani P, Le Marchand L, Williams AC, Block RC, ACCC, CCFR-CORECT-GECCO, EPITHYR, InterLymph, MMAC, ECAC, ILCCO, PRACTICAL Consortium, PanScan, PanC4, Amos CI, Hung RJ, Zheng W, Gunter MJ, Smith GD, Relton C, Martin RM, Fatty Acids in Cancer Mendelian Randomization Collaboration

Plasma sphingolipids, lung function and COPD: the Cardiovascular Health Study.
(2023 Mar)
ERJ Open Res 9(2):
Gharib AR, Jensen PN, Psaty BM, Hoofnagle AN, Siscovick D, Gharib SA, Sitlani CM, Sotoodehnia N, Lemaitre RN

Trimethylamine N-oxide is associated with long-term mortality risk: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis.
(2023 May 7)
Eur Heart J 44(18): 1608-1618
Wang M, Li XS, Wang Z, de Oliveira Otto MC, Lemaitre RN, Fretts A, Sotoodehnia N, Budoff M, Nemet I, DiDonato JA, Tang WHW, Psaty BM, Siscovick DS, Hazen SL, Mozaffarian D

Genome-Wide Association Studies and fine-mapping of genomic loci for n-3 and n-6 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Hispanic American and African American Cohorts.
(2023 Feb 24)
Res Sq
Yang C, Veenstra J, Bartz T, Pahl M, Hallmark B, Chen YI, Westra J, Steffen L, Brown C, Siscovick D, Tsai M, Wood A, Rich S, Smith C, O'Connor T, Mozaffarian D, Grant S, Chilton F, Tintle N, Lemaitre R, Manichaikul A

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