Chris Engeland

Assistant Professor of Biobehavioral Health and Nursing

Chris Engeland

Research Summary

How stress, age, gender, and hormones affect inflammation / health. Biomarker feasibility for predicting health outcomes.

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Inflammation Biomarkers African Americans Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A Depression Hydrocortisone Psychology Saliva Social Support Rats Micrornas Lipopolysaccharides Health Cytokines Immunity Immunoglobulin A Genes Interleukin 1 Interleukin 6 Psychological Distress Premature Birth Wounds And Injuries Emotions Mouth Thinking

Most Recent Papers

Corticosteroid modulation of oral mucosal wound healing.

Christopher Engeland, PT Marucha, Psychosomatic Medicine

Interactive effects of age and inflammation on change in ecologically-assessed cognitive functioning

Christopher Engeland, The Gerontological Society of America [GSA]

Inflammatory biomarkers and sex hormones interact to predict ecologically-assessed cognitive performance

Christopher Engeland, GSA

Depressive symptoms and other negative psychological states relate to ex vivo inflammatory responses differently for men and women: Cross-sectional and longitudinal evidence

Erik L. Knight, Marzieh Majd, Jennifer E. Graham-Engeland, Joshua M. Smyth, Martin J. Sliwinski, Christopher G. Engeland, 2022, Physiology and Behavior

Perceived stress is linked to heightened biomarkers of inflammation via diurnal cortisol in a national sample of adults

Erik L. Knight, Yanping Jiang, Jacqueline Rodriguez-Stanley, David M. Almeida, Christopher G. Engeland, Samuele Zilioli, 2021, Brain, Behavior, and Immunity on p. 206-213

Depressive symptoms and other negative psychological states relate to ex vivo inflammatory responses differently for men and women: Cross-sectional and longitudinal evidence

EL Knight, M Majd, JE Graham-Engeland, M Smyth, MJ Sliwinski, Christopher Engeland, 2021, Physiology and Behavior

Depression Associated With APOE Status and Hippocampal Volume but Not Cognitive Decline in Older Adults Aging With Traumatic Brain Injury

Samantha M. Vervoordt, Peter Arnett, Christopher Engeland, Amanda R. Rabinowitz, Frank G. Hillary, 2021, Neuropsychology on p. 863-875

Ex vivo LPS-stimulated cytokine production is associated with cortisol curves in response to acute psychosocial stress

K Davis, Christopher Engeland, K Murdock, 2021, Psychoneuroendocrinology

Neighborhoods, racism, stress and preterm birth among African American women: A review.

C Giurgescu, D Misra, J Slaughter-Acey, S Gillespie, Alexandra Nowak, E Dove-Medows, Christopher Engeland, S Zenk, T Lydic, S Sealy-Jefferson, J Ford, S Drury, P Stemmer, 2021, Western Journal of Nursing Research. on p. 10

Ex vivo LPS-stimulated cytokine production is associated with cortisol curves in response to acute psychosocial stress.

K Davis, Christopher Engeland, K Murdock, 2020, Psychoneuroendocrinology on p. 104863

Most-Cited Papers

Salivary markers of inflammation in response to acute stress

Danica C. Slavish, Jennifer E. Graham-Engeland, Joshua M. Smyth, Christopher G. Engeland, 2015, Brain, Behavior, and Immunity on p. 253-269

The Effects of Stress on Cognitive Aging, Physiology and Emotion (ESCAPE) Project

Stacey B. Scott, Jennifer E. Graham-Engeland, Christopher G. Engeland, Joshua M. Smyth, David M. Almeida, Mindy J. Katz, Richard B. Lipton, Jacqueline A. Mogle, Elizabeth Munoz, Nilam Ram, Martin J. Sliwinski, 2015, BMC Psychiatry on p. 146-160

Psychological distress and salivary secretory immunity

C. G. Engeland, F. N. Hugo, J. B. Hilgert, G. G. Nascimento, R. Junges, H. J. Lim, P. T. Marucha, J. A. Bosch, 2016, Brain, Behavior, and Immunity on p. 11-17

Inflammation and the dimensions of depression

Marzieh Majd, Erika F.H. Saunders, Christopher G. Engeland, 2019, Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology

The anti-oxidative, anti-inflammatory, and protective effect of S100A8 in endotoxemic mice.

Ying Sun, Yu Lu, Christopher G. Engeland, Sara C. Gordon, Herve Y. Sroussi, 2013, Immunochemistry on p. 443-9

The Impact of Neighborhood Environment, Social Support, andAvoidance Coping on Depressive Symptoms of Pregnant African-American Women

Carmen Giurgescu, Shannon N. Zenk, Thomas N. Templin, Christopher G. Engeland, Barbara L. Dancy, Chang Gi Park, Karen Kavanaugh, William Dieber, Dawn P. Misra, 2015, Women's Health Issues on p. 294-302

Racial discrimination predicts greater systemic inflammation in pregnant African American women

Carmen Giurgescu, Christopher G. Engeland, Thomas N. Templin, Shannon N. Zenk, Mary Dawn Koenig, Lindsey Garfield, 2016, Applied Nursing Research on p. 98-103

Social Isolation Impairs Oral Palatal Wound Healing in Sprague-Dawley Rats

Linglan Yang, Christopher G. Engeland, Bin Cheng, 2013, PLoS One

Salivary biomarkers in psychoneuroimmunology

Christopher G. Engeland, Jos A. Bosch, Nicolas Rohleder, 2019, Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences on p. 58-65

Relationships among psychosocial factors, biomarkers, preeclampsia, and preterm birth in African American women

Carmen Giurgescu, Natthananporn Sanguanklin, Christopher G. Engeland, Rosemary C. White-Traut, Chang Park, Herbert L. Mathews, Linda Witek Janusek, 2015, Applied Nursing Research on p. e1-e6