Connie Rogers

Associate Director, Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences; Associate Professor of Nutritional Sciences

Connie Rogers

Research Summary

Role of changes in energy balance and related nutritional factors on inflammation, immune regulation, and cancer risk using both animal models and human subjects.

Graduate Students

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Genes Adipose Tissue Neoplasms Lipids Yogurt Mice Fats Therapeutics T Lymphocytes Exercise Green Tea Respiratory Tract Infections Extracts Tea Diet Natural Killer Cells Prostatic Neoplasms White Adipose Tissue Incidence Obese Mice Tumor Microenvironment Gene Expression Adipocytes Fermentation Serum

Most Recent Papers

Increased adiposity enhances the accumulation of MDSCs in the tumor microenvironment and adipose tissue of pancreatic tumor-bearing mice and in immune organs of tumor-free hosts

William J. Turbitt, Shawntawnee D. Collins, Huicui Meng, Connie J. Rogers, 2019, Nutrients

Cancer- and Chemotherapy-Induced Musculoskeletal Degradation.

Kathleen Sturgeon, K Mathis, Connie Rogers, K Schmitz, David Waning, 2019, JBMR plus on p. e10187

Physical activity plus energy restriction prevents 4T1.2 mammary tumor progression, MDSC accumulation, and an immunosuppressive tumor microenvironment

William J. Turbitt, Yitong Xu, Donna M. Sosnoski, Shawntawnee D. Collins, Huicui Meng, Andrea M. Mastro, Connie Jo Rogers, 2019, Cancer Prevention Research on p. 493-505

Linking the Gut Microbiota to Bone Health in Anorexia Nervosa.

N Aurigemma, K Koltun, H VanEvery, Connie Rogers, Mary Jane De Souza, 2018, Current osteoporosis reports on p. 65-75

Bioactive growth hormone in older men and women

William J. Kraemer, Mary J. Kennett, Andrea M. Mastro, Roger J. McCarter, Connie J. Rogers, William H. DuPont, Shawn D. Flanagan, William J. Turbitt, Maren S. Fragala, Emily M. Post, Wesley C. Hymer, 2017, Growth Hormone and IGF Research on p. 45-54

Lipid emulsion added to a liquid high-carbohydrate diet and voluntary running exercise reduce lipogenesis and ameliorate early-stage hepatic steatosis in mice

Kuan Hsun Huang, Lei Hao, Philip B. Smith, Connie J. Rogers, Andrew D. Patterson, A. Catharine Ross, 2017, Journal of Nutrition on p. 746-753

Dietary Iron and Colorectal Cancer Risk: A Review of Human Population Studies.

J Ashmore, Connie Rogers, Shannon Kelleher, S Lesko, Terryl Hartman, 2016, Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition

Consumption of Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis BB-12 impacts upper respiratory tract infection and the function of NK and T cells in healthy adults

Huicui Meng, Yujin Lee, Zhaoyong Ba, Jiayu Peng, Junli Lin, Alexander S. Boyer, Jennifer A. Fleming, Emily J. Furumoto, Robert F. Roberts, Penny M. Kris-Etherton, Connie J. Rogers, 2016, Molecular Nutrition and Food Research on p. 1161-1171

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

In vitro production of IL-6 and IFN-γ is influenced by dietary variables and predicts upper respiratory tract infection incidence and severity respectively in young adults

Huicui Meng, Yujin Lee, Zhaoyong Ba, Jennifer A. Fleming, Emily J. Furumoto, Robert F. Roberts, Penny M. Kris-Etherton, Connie J. Rogers, 2015, Frontiers in immunology

Most-Cited Papers

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

Analysis of circulating regulatory T cells in patients with metastatic prostate cancer pre- versus post-vaccination

Matteo Vergati, Vittore Cereda, Ravi A. Madan, James L. Gulley, Ngar Yee Huen, Connie Jo Rogers, Kenneth W. Hance, Philip M. Arlen, Jeffrey Schlom, Kwong Y. Tsang, 2011, Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy on p. 197-206

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

Intratumoral immunotherapy of established solid tumors with chitosan/il-12

David A. Zaharoff, Kenneth W. Hance, Connie J. Rogers, Jeffrey Schlom, John W. Greiner, 2010, Journal of Immunotherapy on p. 697-705

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

Serum adiponectin, leptin, C-peptide, homocysteine, and colorectal adenoma recurrence in the polyp prevention trial

Gerd Bobe, Gwen Murphy, Connie J. Rogers, Kenneth W. Hance, Paul S. Albert, Adeyinka O. Laiyemo, Leah B. Sansbury, Elaine Lanza, Arthur Schatzkin, Amanda J. Cross, 2010, Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention on p. 1441-1452

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, Molecular Nutrition and Food Research on p. 1156-1159

Consumption of Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis BB-12 impacts upper respiratory tract infection and the function of NK and T cells in healthy adults

Huicui Meng, Yujin Lee, Zhaoyong Ba, Jiayu Peng, Junli Lin, Alexander S. Boyer, Jennifer A. Fleming, Emily J. Furumoto, Robert F. Roberts, Penny M. Kris-Etherton, Connie J. Rogers, 2016, Molecular Nutrition and Food Research on p. 1161-1171