Meredith McCormack

Associate Professor

20062019
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A functional macrophage migration inhibitory factor promoter polymorphism is associated with reduced diffusing capacity

Zhang, C., Ramsey, C., Berical, A., Yu, L., Leng, L., McGinnis, K. A., Song, Y., Michael, H., McCormack, M., Allore, H., Morris, A., Crothers, K., Bucala, R., Lee, P. J. & Sauler, M., Feb 1 2019, In : American Journal of Physiology - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology. 316, 2, p. L400-L405

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Macrophage Migration-Inhibitory Factors
Carbon Monoxide
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Alleles
Forced Expiratory Volume
Prediabetic State
Asthma
Hemoglobins
Obesity
Confidence Intervals

Association of Metformin Initiation and Risk of Asthma Exacerbation A Claims-based Cohort Study

Wu, T. D., Keet, C. A., Fawzy, A., Segal, J. B., Brigham, E. P. & McCormack, M. C., Jan 1 2019, In : Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 16, 12, p. 1527-1533 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metformin
Cohort Studies
Asthma
Confidence Intervals
Hospital Emergency Service

Caloric restriction prevents the development of airway hyperresponsiveness in mice on a high fat diet

Younas, H., Vieira, M., Gu, C., Lee, R., Shin, M-K., Berger, S., Loube, J., Nelson, A., Bevans-Fonti, S., Zhong, Q., D'Alessio, F., McCormack, M., Hansel, N., Mitzner, W. A. & Polotsky, V., Dec 1 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 279.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Caloric Restriction
High Fat Diet
Interleukin-1
Diet
Interleukin 1 Receptor Antagonist Protein

Diffusing Capacity of Carbon Monoxide in Assessment of COPD

Balasubramanian, A., MacIntyre, N. R., Henderson, R. J., Jensen, R. L., Kinney, G., Stringer, W. W., Hersh, C. P., Bowler, R. P., Casaburi, R., Han, M. L. K., Porszasz, J., Barr, R. G., Make, B. J., Wise, R. A. & McCormack, M. C., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : CHEST.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Monoxide
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Emphysema
Spirometry
Quality of Life

Genome-wide association analysis of single-breath DL CO

Sakornsakolpat, P., McCormack, M., Bakke, P., Gulsvik, A., Make, B. J., Crapo, J. D., Cho, M. H. & Silverman, E. K., May 1 2019, In : American journal of respiratory cell and molecular biology. 60, 5, p. 523-531 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulmonary diseases
Genome-Wide Association Study
Carbon Monoxide
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Genes

Indoor air quality in inner-city schools and its associations with building characteristics and environmental factors

Majd, E., McCormack, M., Davis, M., Curriero, F. C., Berman, J., Connolly, F., Leaf, P., Rule, A. M., Green, T., Clemons-Erby, D., Gummerson, C. & Koehler, K. A., Mar 1 2019, In : Environmental Research. 170, p. 83-91 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Indoor Air Pollution
Carbon Monoxide
indoor air
Air quality
air quality
Tobacco Smoke Pollution
Asthma
Caregivers
Social Support
Logistic Models

Investigation of the Obesity Paradox in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, According to Smoking Status, in the United States

Wu, T. D., Ejike, C. O., Wise, R. A., Mccormack, M. C. & Brigham, E. P., Nov 1 2019, In : American journal of epidemiology. 188, 11, p. 1977-1983 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Obesity
Smoking
Confidence Intervals
Nutrition Surveys

Key policies to support asthma medication management for children

Zaeh, S. E., McCormack, M. & Eakin, M., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Asthma

Omega-3 and omega-6 intake modifies asthma severity and response to indoor air pollution in children

Brigham, E. P., Woo, H., McCormack, M., Rice, J., Koehler, K., Vulcain, T., Wu, T., Koch, A., Sharma, S., Kolahdooz, F., Bose, S., Hanson, C., Romero, K., Diette, G. & Hansel, N. N., Jun 15 2019, In : American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine. 199, 12, p. 1478-1486 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Indoor Air Pollution
Particulate Matter
Asthma
Fatty Acids
Omega-6 Fatty Acids

Omega-3 fatty acid intake and prevalent respiratory symptoms among U.S. adults with COPD

Lemoine, S. C. M., Brigham, E., Woo, H., Hanson, C. K., McCormack, M., Koch, A., Putcha, N. & Hansel, N., May 21 2019, In : BMC pulmonary medicine. 19, 1, 97.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
alpha-Linolenic Acid
Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Eicosapentaenoic Acid
Docosahexaenoic Acids
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Relationship between diffusion capacity and small airway abnormality in COPDGene

Criner, R. N., Hatt, C. R., Galbán, C. J., Kazerooni, E. A., Lynch, D. A., McCormack, M. C., Casaburi, R., MacIntyre, N. R., Make, B. J., Martinez, F. J., Labaki, W. W., Curtis, J. L. & Han, M. L. K., Dec 2 2019, In : Respiratory research. 20, 1, 269.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Emphysema
Tomography
Carbon Monoxide
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Registries
Poverty
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Odds Ratio
Heating
Environmental Pollutants
Particulate Matter
Vitamin D
Asthma
Indoor Air Pollution
Morbidity
2018

Diet pattern and respiratory morbidity in the atherosclerosis risk in communities study

Brigham, E., Steffen, L. M., London, S. J., Boyce, D., Diette, G. B., Hansel, N., Rice, J. & McCormack, M., Jun 1 2018, In : Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 15, 6, p. 675-682 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atherosclerosis
Diet
Morbidity
Forced Expiratory Volume
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Growing Concerns with Staphylococcus aureus and Asthma: New Territory for an Old Foe?

Davis, M., McCormack, M. & Matsui, E. C., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hong Kong
Staphylococcus aureus
Asthma
Tobacco Smoke Pollution
Asthma
Obesity
Morbidity
Parabens
Asthma
Population
Hospital Emergency Service
Morbidity

School environmental conditions and links to academic performance and absenteeism in urban, mid-Atlantic public schools

Berman, J. D., McCormack, M., Koehler, K. A., Connolly, F., Clemons-Erby, D., Davis, M., Gummerson, C., Leaf, P., Jones, T. D. & Curriero, F. C., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Absenteeism
Crime
Poverty
Reading
Learning

Validation of the maximum symptom day among children with asthma

Wu, T. D., Perzanowski, M., Peng, R., Wise, R. A., Balcer-Whaley, S., Newman, M., Cunningham, A., Phipatanakul, W., Matsui, E. C. & McCormack, M., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Asthma
2017
Nitrogen Dioxide
Kitchens
asthma
Gas stoves
Cooking

An official American thoracic society workshop report: Obesity and metabolism an emerging frontier in lung health and disease

Suratt, B. T., Ubags, N. D. J., Rastogi, D., Tantisira, K. G., Marsland, B. J., Petrache, I., Allen, J. B., Bates, J. H. T., Holguin, F., McCormack, M. C., Michelakis, E. D., Black, S. M., Jain, M., Mora, A. L., Natarajan, V., Miller, Y. I., Fessler, M. B., Birukov, K. G., Summer, R. S. & Shore, S. A., Jun 1 2017, In : Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 14, 6, p. 1050-1059 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lung Diseases
Thorax
Obesity
Education
Health

A pilot feeding study for adults with asthma: The healthy eating better breathing trial

Brigham, E., Matsui, E. C., Appel, L., Bull, D. A., Curtin-Brosnan, J., Zhai, S., White, K., Charleston, J. B., Hansel, N., Diette, G. B. & McCormack, M., Jul 1 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 7, e0180068.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

healthy diet
asthma
Nutrition
breathing
Respiration

Effect of home exposure to Staphylococcus aureus on asthma in adolescents

Davis, M., Ludwig, S., Brigham, E., McCormack, M. & Matsui, E. C., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Staphylococcus aureus
Asthma

Impact of Physical Activity on Reporting of Childhood Asthma Symptoms

Nnodum, B. N., McCormack, M., Putcha, N., Hwang, S., Paulin, L. M., Brigham, E., Fawzy, A., Romero, K., Diette, G. B. & Hansel, N., Sep 15 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Lung. p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Asthma
Exercise
Odds Ratio
Caregivers
Epidemiologic Studies
Baltimore
Social Class
nicotine
Tobacco
social status

Obesity Is Associated With Increased Morbidity in Moderate to Severe COPD

Lambert, A. A., Putcha, N., Drummond, M. B., Boriek, A. M., Hanania, N. A., Kim, V., Kinney, G. L., McDonald, M. L. N., Brigham, E., Wise, R. A., McCormack, M. & Hansel, N., Jan 1 2017, In : Chest. 151, 1, p. 68-77 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Obesity
Morbidity
Dyspnea
Comorbidity

Recommendations for a standardized pulmonary function report. An official American Thoracic Society technical statement

ATS Committee on Proficiency Standards for Pulmonary Function Laboratories, Dec 1 2017, In : American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 196, 11, p. 1463-1472 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spirometry
Respiratory Function Tests
Lung
Advisory Committees
Research Design
Air Filters
Air cleaners
Tobacco Smoke Pollution
Smoke
smoke
2016

Analysis of home dust for Staphylococcus aureus and staphylococcal enterotoxin genes using quantitative PCR

Ludwig, S., Jimenez-Bush, I., Brigham, E., Bose, S., Diette, G. B., McCormack, M., Matsui, E. C. & Davis, M., Oct 5 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Science of the Total Environment.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Enterotoxins
Dust
Genes
dust
gene
Brassica
Oxidative Stress
Randomized Controlled Trials
Antioxidants
Inflammation

Association between unconventional natural gas development in the marcellus shale and asthma exacerbations

Rasmussen, S. G., Ogburn, E. L., McCormack, M., Casey, J. A., Bandeen Roche, K. J., Mercer, D. G. & Schwartz, B. S., Sep 1 2016, In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 176, 9, p. 1334-1343 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Natural Gas
Asthma
Odds Ratio
Electronic Health Records
Air Pollution
Allergens
Dairies
Dust
Endotoxins
Lipocalins

Domestic exposure to endotoxin and respiratory morbidity in former smokers with COPD

Bose, S., Rivera-Mariani, F., Chen, R., Williams, D., Belli, A., Aloe, C., McCormack, M., Breysse, P. N. & Hansel, N., Oct 1 2016, In : Indoor Air. 26, 5, p. 734-742 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulmonary diseases
Endotoxins
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Dust
Indoor air pollution

Predictors of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposure and internal dose in inner city Baltimore children

Peters, K. O., Williams, D. A. L., Abubaker, S., Curtin-Brosnan, J., McCormack, M., Peng, R., Breysse, P. N., Matsui, E. C., Hansel, N., Diette, G. B. & Strickland, P. T., Dec 14 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Baltimore
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
Tobacco Smoke Pollution
Particulate Matter

Respiratory effects of indoor heat and the interaction with air pollution in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

McCormack, M., Belli, A. J., Waugh, D., Matsui, E. C., Peng, R., Williams, D. L., Paulin, L., Saha, A., Aloe, C. M., Diette, G. B., Breysse, P. N. & Hansel, N., Dec 1 2016, In : Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 13, 12, p. 2125-2131 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Air Pollution
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Hot Temperature
Temperature
Sputum
Medicaid
Poverty
Asthma
Morbidity
Hospital Emergency Service
2015

Association between Western diet pattern and adult asthma: A focused review

Brigham, E., Kolahdooz, F., Hansel, N., Breysse, P. N., Davis, M., Sharma, S., Matsui, E. C., Diette, G. B. & McCormack, M., Apr 1 2015, In : Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. 114, 4, p. 273-280 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Asthma
Morbidity
Incidence
Diet
Asian Americans

Diagnostic accuracy of FEV1/forced vital capacity ratio z scores in asthmatic patients

Lambert, A., Drummond, M. B., Wei, C., Irvin, C., Kaminsky, D., McCormack, M. & Wise, R. A., Sep 1 2015, In : The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 136, 3, p. 649-653.e4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vital Capacity
Asthma
Spirometry
Population
Clinical Trials

Effect of poverty, urbanization, and race/ethnicity on perceived food allergy in the United States

McGowan, E. C., Matsui, E. C., McCormack, M., Pollack, C., Peng, R. & Keet, C., Jul 1 2015, In : Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. 115, 1, p. 85-86.e2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Suburban Population
Poverty Areas
Urbanization
Urban Population
Food Hypersensitivity

Food and Nutrient Intake in African American Children and Adolescents Aged 5 to 16 Years in Baltimore City

Kolahdooz, F., Butler, J. L., Christiansen, K., Diette, G. B., Breysse, P. N., Hansel, N., McCormack, M., Sheehy, T., Gittelsohn, J. & Sharma, S., Apr 6 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American College of Nutrition.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Baltimore
African Americans
Age Groups
Eating
Food

Iron status is associated with Asthma and lung function in US women

Brigham, E., McCormack, M., Takemoto, C. M. & Matsui, E. C., Feb 17 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 2, e0117545.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lung function
asthma
Asthma
Iron
iron

Neighborhood poverty, urban residence, race/ethnicity, and asthma: Rethinking the inner-city asthma epidemic

Keet, C., McCormack, M., Pollack, C., Peng, R., McGowan, E. & Matsui, E. C., Mar 1 2015, In : The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 135, 3, p. 655-662 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Poverty
Asthma
Censuses
Hispanic Americans
Logistic Models

Obesity as a susceptibility factor to indoor particulate matter health effects in COPD

McCormack, M., Belli, A. J., Kaji, D. A., Matsui, E. C., Brigham, E., Peng, R., Sellers, C., Williams, DA. L., Diette, G. B., Breysse, P. N. & Hansel, N., May 1 2015, In : European Respiratory Journal. 45, 5, p. 1248-1257 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Particulate Matter
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Obesity
Health
Dyspnea
Staphylococcal Infections
Nutrition Surveys
Respiratory Sounds
Staphylococcus aureus
Young Adult

The Effects of Air Pollution and Temperature on COPD

Hansel, N., McCormack, M. & Kim, V., Dec 17 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : COPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Air Pollution
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Temperature
Air Pollutants
Developed Countries
2014

An official European respiratory society/American thoracic society technical standard: Field walking tests in chronic respiratory disease

Holland, A. E., Spruit, M. A., Troosters, T., Puhan, M. A., Pepin, V., Saey, D., McCormack, M., Carlin, B. W., Sciurba, F. C., Pitta, F., Wanger, J., MacIntyre, N., Kaminsky, D. A., Culver, B. H., Revill, S. M., Hernandes, N. A., Andrianopoulos, V., Camillo, C. A., Mitchell, K. E., Lee, A. L. & 2 others, Hill, C. J. & Singh, S. J., Dec 1 2014, In : European Respiratory Journal. 44, 6, p. 1428-1446 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Walking
Chronic Disease
Thorax
Concurrent Review
Research Personnel

An official systematic review of the European Respiratory Society/American Thoracic Society: Measurement properties of field walking tests in chronic respiratory disease

Singh, S. J., Puhan, M. A., Andrianopoulos, V., Hernandes, N. A., Mitchell, K. E., Hill, C. J., Lee, A. L., Camillo, C. A., Troosters, T., Spruit, M. A., Carlin, B. W., Wanger, J., Pepin, V., Saey, D., Pitta, F., Kaminsky, D. A., McCormack, M., MacIntyre, N., Culver, B. H., Sciurba, F. C. & 3 others, Revill, S. M., Delafosse, V. & Holland, A. E., Dec 1 2014, In : European Respiratory Journal. 44, 6, p. 1447-1478 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Walking
Chronic Disease
Walk Test
Learning
Oxygen

Home interventions are effective at decreasing indoor nitrogen dioxide concentrations

Paulin, L. M., Diette, G. B., Scott, M., McCormack, M., Matsui, E. C., Curtin-Brosnan, J., Williams, D. L., Kidd-Taylor, A., Shea, M., Breysse, P. N. & Hansel, N., 2014, In : Indoor Air. 24, 4, p. 416-424 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gas stoves
Air Filters
Nitrogen Dioxide
Kitchens
Air cleaners