Professor of Medicine
Senior Associate Dean of Research
2921 Stockton Blvd., Suite 1400
Sacramento, CA 95817
Ph.D., University of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden, 1977
Karolinska Institute, Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, 1984-1986
American Heart Association, Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology
European Society of Clinical Investigation
Swedish Society of Clinical Chemistry
Select Recent Publications:
Anuurad E, Byambaa E, Gungor Z, Zhang W, Pearson TA, Tracy RP, Kim K, Berglund L. Age as a modulator of inflammatory cardiovascular risk factors. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (2011), 31:2151-2156.
Enkhmaa B, Anuurad E, Ozturk Z, Zhang W, Pearson TA, Berglund L. Differential associations of serum amyloid A and pentraxin-3 with allele-specific lipoprotein(a) levels in African Americans and Caucasians. Translational Research (2011), 158:92-98.
Stanhope KL, Griffen SC, Bremer AA, Schaefer EJ, Nakajima K, Schwarz JM, Beysen C, Hellerstein MK, Berglund L, Keim NL, Havel PJ. Metabolic responses to prolonged consumption of glucose- and fructose-sweetened beverages are not associated with postprandial or 24-hour glucose and insulin excursions. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2011), 94:112-119.
Enkhmaa B, Anuurad E, Pearson TA, Zhang W, Berglund L. Association of Lp-PLA2 activity with allele-specific Lp(a) levels in a bi-ethnic population. Atherosclerosis (2010), 211: 526-530.
Enkhmaa B, Anuurad E, Zhang Z, Pearson TA, Berglund L. Usefulness of apolipoprotein B/apolipoprotein A-I ratio to predict coronary artery disease independent of the metabolic syndrome in African Americans. American Journal of Cardiology (2010), 106: 1264-1269.
Kasim-Karakas S, Hyson D, Halsted C, van Loan M, Chedin E, Berglund L. Translational nutrition research at UC Davis – The key role of the Clinical and Translational Science Center. Annals of the New York Academy of Science (2010), 1190; 179-183.
Ozturk Z, Enkhmaa B, Shachter NS, Berglund L, Anuurad E. Integrated role of two apoliprotein e polymorphisms on apolipoprotein B levels and coronary artery disease in a biethnic population. Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders (2010), 8: 531-538.
Reis SE, Berglund L, Bernard GR, Califf RM, FitzGerald GA, Johnson PC for the National CTSA consortium. A Roadmap for Re-engineering the National Clinical and Translational Research Enterprise: The National Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Consortium’s Strategic Plan. Academic Medicine (2010), 85: 463-469.
Anuurad E, Ozturk Z, Enkhmaa B, Pearson TA, Berglund L. Association of Lp-PLA2 with coronary artery disease: increased role of vascular inflammation in African Americans compared to Caucasians. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (2010), 95: 2376-2383.
Boden-Albala B, Kargman DE, Lin IF, Paik MC, Sacco RL, Berglund L. Increased stroke risk and lipoprotein(a) in a multi-ethnic community: The Northern Manhattan Stroke Study. Cerebrovascular Disease (2010), 30: 237-243.
Califf RM, Berglund L for the Principal Investigators of the National Institute of Health Clinical and Translational Science Awards. Linking Scientific Discovery and Better Health for the Nation: The Maturation of Clinical and Translational Research in the United States. Academic Medicine (2010), 85: 457-462.