Connie Rogers

Associate Director, Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences; Associate Professor; Broadhurst Career Development Professor for the Study of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

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 Institutes Affiliations

Publication Tags

T Lymphocytes Therapeutics Lipids Neoplasms Transgenic Mice Exercise Yogurt Young Adult Mice Bifidobacterium Animalis Prostatic Neoplasms Obesity Cytokines Adenocarcinoma Prostate Fats Genes Diet Natural Killer Cells Immunotherapy Energy Running Gene Expression Respiratory Tract Infections Green Tea

Most Recent Papers

Effects of Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis BB-12<sup>®</sup> on the lipid/lipoprotein profile and short chain fatty acids in healthy young adults

Yujin Lee, Zhaoyong Ba, Robert F. Roberts, Connie J. Rogers, Jennifer A. Fleming, Huicui Meng, Emily J. Furumoto, Penny M. Kris-Etherton, 2017, Nutrition Journal

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

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, European Journal of Nutrition on p. 649-661

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

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

Fish Oil Enhances T Cell Function and Tumor Infiltration and Is Correlated with a Cancer Prevention Effect in HER-2/neu but Not PyMT Transgenic Mice

William J. Turbitt, Adam J. Black, Shawntawnee D. Collins, Huicui Meng, Haifang Xu, Sharlene Washington, Cesar Aliaga, Karam El-Bayoumy, Andrea Manni, Connie J. Rogers, 2015, Nutrition and cancer on p. 965-975

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

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

Dietary methionine restriction inhibits prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia in TRAMP mice

Raghu Sinha, Timothy K. Cooper, Connie J. Rogers, Indu Sinha, William J. Turbitt, Ana Calcagnotto, Carmen E. Perrone, John P. Richie, 2014, Prostate on p. 1663-1673

High-Impact 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

Intravesical immunotherapy of superficial bladder cancer with chitosan/interleukin-12

David A. Zaharoff, Benjamin S. Hoffman, H. Brooks Hooper, Compton J. Benjamin, Kiranpreet K. Khurana, Kenneth W. Hance, Connie J. Rogers, Peter A. Pinto, Jeffrey Schlom, John W. Greiner, 2009, Cancer Research on p. 6192-6199

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 J. Rogers, Kenneth W. Hance, Philip M. Arlen, Jeffrey Schlom, Kwong Y. Tsang, 2011, Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy on p. 197-206

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

Energy restriction and exercise differentially enhance components of systemic and mucosal immunity in mice

Connie J. Rogers, David Berrigan, David A. Zaharoff, Kenneth W. Hance, Arti C. Patel, Susan N. Perkins, Jeffrey Schlom, John W. Greiner, Stephen D. Hursting, 2008, Journal of Nutrition on p. 115-122

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 K. Cooper, Connie J. Rogers, Indu Sinha, William J. Turbitt, Ana Calcagnotto, Carmen E. Perrone, John P. Richie, 2014, Prostate on p. 1663-1673

The antitumor and immunoadjuvant effects of IFN-α in combination with recombinant poxvirus vaccines

Kenneth W. Hance, Connie J. Rogers, David A. Zaharoff, Daniel Canter, Jeffrey Schlom, John W. Greiner, 2009, Clinical Cancer Research on p. 2387-2396

Partial Sleep Deprivation and Energy Balance in Adults

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