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 Depression African Americans Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A Biomarkers Health Psychology Hydrocortisone Social Support Lipopolysaccharides Racism Rats Micrornas Interleukin 6 Cytokines Saliva Interleukin 1 Genes Anti Inflammatory Agents Psychological Distress Parturition Premature Birth Wounds And Injuries Pre Eclampsia Sleep

Most Recent Papers

Depression associated with APOE status and hippocampal volume but not cognitive decline in older adults aging with traumatic brain injury

Christopher Engeland,

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

Christopher Engeland, The Gerontological Society of America [GSA]

Corticosteroid modulation of oral mucosal wound healing.

Christopher Engeland, PT Marucha, Psychosomatic Medicine

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

Christopher Engeland, Western Journal of Nursing Research.

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

Christopher Engeland, GSA

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

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

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

Kristin M. Davis, Christopher G. Engeland, Kyle W. Murdock, 2020, Psychoneuroendocrinology

Prenatal cigarette smoking as a mediator between racism and depressive symptoms: The Biosocial Impact on Black Births Study.

Carmen Giurgescu, Liying Zhang, Mercedes A. Price, Rhonda K. Dailey, Heather A. Frey, Deborah S. Walker, Shannon N. Zenk, Christopher G. Engeland, Cindy M. Anderson, Dawn P. Misra, 2020, Public Health Nursing on p. 740-749

Arthritis, Sleep Health, and Systemic Inflammation in Older Men.

Soomi Lee, Katie L. Stone, Christopher G. Engeland, Nancy E. Lane, Orfeu M. Buxton, 2020, Arthritis Care and Research on p. 965-973

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

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

Inflammation and the dimensions of depression

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

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

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

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

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

Distinct inflammatory response patterns are evident among men and women with higher depressive symptoms

Marzieh Majd, Jennifer E. Graham-Engeland, Joshua M. Smyth, Martin J. Sliwinski, Richard B. Lipton, Mindy J. Katz, Christopher G. Engeland, 2018, Physiology and Behavior on p. 108-115