Faculty

Rozenn Lemaitre

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

206-221-2780
rozenl@uw.edu

Education

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

Contact

206-221-2780
rozenl@uw.edu

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)

Blood n-3 fatty acid levels and total and cause-specific mortality from 17 prospective studies.
(2021 Apr 22)
Nat Commun 12(1): 2329
Harris WS, Tintle NL, Imamura F, Qian F, Korat AVA, Marklund M, Djoussé L, Bassett JK, Carmichael PH, Chen YY, Hirakawa Y, Küpers LK, Laguzzi F, Lankinen M, Murphy RA, Samieri C, Senn MK, Shi P, Virtanen JK, Brouwer IA, Chien KL, Eiriksdottir G, Forouhi NG, Geleijnse JM, Giles GG, Gudnason V, Helmer C, Hodge A, Jackson R, Khaw KT, Laakso M, Lai H, Laurin D, Leander K, Lindsay J, Micha R, Mursu J, Ninomiya T, Post W, Psaty BM, Risérus U, Robinson JG, Shadyab AH, Snetselaar L, Sala-Vila A, Sun Y, Steffen LM, Tsai MY, Wareham NJ, Wood AC, Wu JHY, Hu F, Sun Q, Siscovick DS, Lemaitre RN, Mozaffarian D, Fatty Acids and Outcomes Research Consortium (FORCE).

Chromosome Xq23 is associated with lower atherogenic lipid concentrations and favorable cardiometabolic indices.
(2021 Apr 12)
Nat Commun 12(1): 2182
Natarajan P, Pampana A, Graham SE, Ruotsalainen SE, Perry JA, de Vries PS, Broome JG, Pirruccello JP, Honigberg MC, Aragam K, Wolford B, Brody JA, Antonacci-Fulton L, Arden M, Aslibekyan S, Assimes TL, Ballantyne CM, Bielak LF, Bis JC, Cade BE, Do R, Doddapaneni H, Emery LS, Hung YJ, Irvin MR, Khan AT, Lange L, Lee J, Lemaitre RN, Martin LW, Metcalf G, Montasser ME, Moon JY, Muzny D, O'Connell JR, Palmer ND, Peralta JM, Peyser PA, Stilp AM, Tsai M, Wang FF, Weeks DE, Yanek LR, Wilson JG, Abecasis G, Arnett DK, Becker LC, Blangero J, Boerwinkle E, Bowden DW, Chang YC, Chen YI, Choi WJ, Correa A, Curran JE, Daly MJ, Dutcher SK, Ellinor PT, Fornage M, Freedman BI, Gabriel S, Germer S, Gibbs RA, He J, Hveem K, Jarvik GP, Kaplan RC, Kardia SLR, Kenny E, Kim RW, Kooperberg C, Laurie CC, Lee S, Lloyd-Jones DM, Loos RJF, Lubitz SA, Mathias RA, Martinez KAV, McGarvey ST, Mitchell BD, Nickerson DA, North KE, Palotie A, Park CJ, Psaty BM, Rao DC, Redline S, Reiner AP, Seo D, Seo JS, Smith AV, Tracy RP, Vasan RS, Kathiresan S, Cupples LA, Rotter JI, Morrison AC, Rich SS, Ripatti S, Willer C, NHLBI Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed) Consortium., FinnGen., Peloso GM

Plasma epoxyeicosatrienoic acids and dihydroxyeicosatrieonic acids, insulin, glucose and risk of diabetes: The strong heart study.
(2021 Apr)
EBioMedicine 66(): 103279
Lemaitre RN, Jensen PN, Zeigler M, Denham J, Fretts AM, Umans JG, Howard BV, Sitlani CM, McKnight B, Gharib SA, King IB, Siscovick DS, Psaty BM, Sotoodehnia N, Totah RA

n-3 Fatty Acid Biomarkers and Incident Type 2 Diabetes: An Individual Participant-Level Pooling Project of 20 Prospective Cohort Studies.
(2021 Mar 3)
Diabetes Care
Qian F, Ardisson Korat AV, Imamura F, Marklund M, Tintle N, Virtanen JK, Zhou X, Bassett JK, Lai H, Hirakawa Y, Chien KL, Wood AC, Lankinen M, Murphy RA, Samieri C, Pertiwi K, de Mello VD, Guan W, Forouhi NG, Wareham N, Hu ICFB, Riserus U, Lind L, Harris WS, Shadyab AH, Robinson JG, Steffen LM, Hodge A, Giles GG, Ninomiya T, Uusitupa M, Tuomilehto J, Lindström J, Laakso M, Siscovick DS, Helmer C, Geleijnse JM, Wu JHY, Fretts A, Lemaitre RN, Micha R, Mozaffarian D, Sun Q, Fatty Acids and Outcomes Research Consortium (FORCE).

Serum Individual Nonesterified Fatty Acids and Risk of Heart Failure in Older Adults.
(2021 Feb 25)
Cardiology
Djousse L, Biggs ML, Matthan NR, Ix JH, Fitzpatrick AL, King I, Lemaitre RN, McKnight B, Kizer JR, Lichtenstein AH, Mukamal KJ, Siscovick DS

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