Associate Director, Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences; Associate Professor of Nutritional Sciences
Role of changes in energy balance and related nutritional factors on inflammation, immune regulation, and cancer risk using both animal models and human subjects.
Huck Graduate Students
- Integrative and Biomedical Physiology
- Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Biosciences
- Center for Molecular Toxicology and Carcinogenesis
- Microbiome Center
Publication TagsExercise Obesity Fats Breast Neoplasms Cytokines Neoplasms Therapeutics Lipids Inflammation Gastrointestinal Microbiome Genes Gene Expression Bifidobacterium Animalis Dietetics Tea Young Adult Weight Loss Mice Yogurt Sleep Deprivation Green Tea Extracts Prostate Diet Adenocarcinoma
Most Recent Papers
Herbs and spices at a relatively high culinary dosage improves 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure in adults at risk of cardiometabolic diseases: A randomized, crossover, controlled-feeding study
Kristina Petersen, Kristin M. Davis, Connie Jo Rogers, David N. Proctor, Sheila Grace West, Penny M. Kris-Etherton, 2021, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition on p. 1936-1948
Four weeks of spice consumption lowers plasma proinflammatory cytokines and alters the function of monocytes in adults at risk for cardiometabolic disease: secondary outcome analysis in a three-period, randomized, crossover, controlled feeding trial.
Ester Oh, K Petersen, P Kris-Etherton, Connie Rogers, 2021, The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
In utero and childhood exposure to the Great Chinese Famine and risk of cancer in adulthood: the Kailuan Study.
X Zhang, G Wang, M Forman, Q Fu, Connie Rogers, S Wu, X Gao, 2021, The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Matrix Effects on the Delivery Efficacy of Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis BB-12 on Fecal Microbiota, Gut Transit Time, and Short-Chain Fatty Acids in Healthy Young Adults
Zhaoyong Ba, Yujin Lee, Huicui Meng, Penny M. Kris-Etherton, Connie J. Rogers, Zachery T. Lewis, David A. Mills, Emily J. Furumoto, M. Laura Rolon, Jennifer A. Fleming, Robert F. Roberts, 2021, mSphere on p. 1-17
Effects of diet and exercise-induced weight loss on biomarkers of inflammation in breast cancer survivors
Tyler J. Bruinsma, Anne Marie Dyer, Connie J. Rogers, Kathryn H. Schmitz, Kathleen M. Sturgeon, 2021, Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention on p. 1048-1062
The Association Between Monocyte Subsets and Cardiometabolic Disorders/Cardiovascular Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Ester Oh, M Na, Connie Rogers, 2021, Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine
Physical Activity and Breast Cancer Prevention
Yitong Xu, Connie J. Rogers, 2020, Frontiers in Nutrition
Impact of physical activity and energy restriction on immune regulation of cancer
Yitong Xu, Connie J. Rogers, 2020, Translational Cancer Research on p. 5700-5731
The Association Between Cardiometabolic Disorders/Cardiovascular Disease and the Distribution of Monocyte Subsets: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Ester Oh, M Na, Connie Rogers, 2020, CIRCULATION
Spices in a High-Saturated-Fat, High-Carbohydrate Meal Reduce Postprandial Proinflammatory Cytokine Secretion in Men with Overweight or Obesity: A 3-Period, Crossover, Randomized Controlled Trial
Ester Oh, K Petersen, Penny M. Kris-Etherton, Connie J. Rogers, 2020, Journal of Nutrition on p. 1600-1609
Vitamin D regulates the gut microbiome and protects mice from dextran sodium sulfate-induced coliti
Jot Hui Ooi, Yunfei Li, Connie J. Rogers, Margherita T. Cantorna, 2013, Journal of Nutrition on p. 1679-1686
Combination therapy with a second-generation androgen receptor antagonist and a metastasis vaccine improves survival in a spontaneous prostate cancer model
Andressa Ardiani, Benedetto Farsaci, Connie J. Rogers, Andy Protter, Zhimin Guo, Thomas H. King, David Apelian, James W. Hodge, 2013, Clinical Cancer Research on p. 6205-6218
Serum macrophage inhibitory cytokine-1 (MIC-1/GDF15)
David A. Brown, Kenneth W. Hance, Connie J. Rogers, Leah B. Sansbury, Paul S. Albert, Gwen Murphy, Adeyinka O. Laiyemo, Zhuoqiao Wang, Amanda J. Cross, Arthur Schatzkin, Mark Danta, Preeyaporn Srasuebkul, Janaki Amin, Matthew Law, Samuel N. Breit, Elaine Lanza, 2012, Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention on p. 337-346
Dietary methionine restriction inhibits prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia in TRAMP mice
Raghu Sinha, Timothy Cooper, Connie Jo Rogers, Indu Sinha, William J. Turbitt, Ana Calcagnotto, Carmen E. Perrone, John Richie, 2014, Prostate on p. 1663-1673
The microbiome and obesity-An established risk for certain types of cancer
Connie J. Rogers, Kumble Sandeep Prabhu, Matam Vijay-Kumar, 2014, Cancer Journal from Scientific American on p. 176-180
Partial Sleep Deprivation and Energy Balance in Adults: An Emerging Issue for Consideration by Dietetics Practitioners
Julie D. Shlisky, Terryl J. Hartman, Penny M. Kris-Etherton, Connie J. Rogers, Neil A. Sharkey, Sharon M. Nickols-Richardson, 2012, Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics on p. 1785-1797
Immunometabolic role of long-chain omega-3 fatty acids in obesity-induced inflammation
Michael R. Flock, Connie J. Rogers, K. Sandeep Prabhu, Penny M. Kris-Etherton, 2013, Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews on p. 431-445
Decaffeinated green tea and voluntary exercise induce gene changes related to beige adipocyte formation in high fat-fed obese mice
Sudathip Sae-tan, Connie J. Rogers, Joshua D. Lambert, 2015, Journal of Functional Foods on p. 210-214
Voluntary exercise and green tea enhance the expression of genes related to energy utilization and attenuate metabolic syndrome in high fat fed mice
Sudathip Sae-tan, Connie J. Rogers, Joshua D. Lambert, 2014, Die Nahrung on p. 1156-1159
Consumption of Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis BB-12 in yogurt reduced expression of TLR-2 on peripheral blood-derived monocytes and pro-inflammatory cytokine secretion in young adults.
Huicui Meng, Zhaoyong Ba, Yujin Lee, Jiayu Peng, Junli Lin, Jennifer A. Fleming, Emily J. Furumoto, Robert F. Roberts, Penny M. Kris-Etherton, Connie J. Rogers, 2017, Zeitschrift fur Ernahrungswissenschaft on p. 649-661
News Articles Featuring Connie Rogers
Nov 08, 2021
Adding herbs and spices to meals may help lower blood pressure
Seasoning your food generously with herbs and spices isn’t just a great way to make your meals tastier — new research found it may have benefits for your heart’s health, as well.
May 24, 2021
Data 4 Action enriches student experience while documenting pandemic
The Data 4 Action (D4A) project is comprised of dozens of Penn State researchers who are documenting the impacts of COVID-19 in Centre County. While the goal of the project is to assess the biological, psychological and social functioning of Penn State students and community members, the project is also providing new and impactful opportunities for a growing group of students working as research assistants.
Oct 27, 2020
Podcast features researchers collecting local COVID-19 data for action
On Oct. 19, The Symbiotic Podcast teamed up with the hosts of Podward State — a Penn State student-produced podcast — to interview researchers working on a profoundly collaborative project designed to measure multiple impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on residents and students in Centre County, Pennsylvania.
Oct 22, 2020
Podward State: Data 4 Action Ft. Symbiotic Podcast
On this special collaborative episode of Podward State, hosts Matthew Ogden and Matthew Paolizzi are joined by Cole Hons of the Symbiotic Podcast, the official podcast of Penn State’s Huck Life Sciences Institute.
Jan 05, 2020
5 Things You Can Do to Make Your Microbiome Healthier
Fresh fruits and vegetables are good for you and your gut microbes
Jan 03, 2020
5 Things You Can Do To Make Your Microbiome Healthier
Fresh fruits and vegetables are good for you and your gut microbes.
Jan 03, 2020
5 Things That Will Help Keep Your Microbiome Healthy
A healthy diet and lifestyle will help keep your gut microbes — and you — happy.