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List of Publications:


Articles published from the UCSD Statin Study

  1. Golomb BA, Kwon EK, Criqui MH, Dimsdale JE 2007. "Simvastatin But not Pravastatin Affects Sleep: Findings from the UCSD Statin Study." Circulation supplement; 116:II-847.

  2. Golomb BA, Dimsdale JE, White HL, Criqui MH 2006. “Do Low Dose Statins Affect Cognition? Results of the UCSD Statin Study.” American Heart Association abstract & Circulation supplement; 114(18): II-289.

  3. Golomb BA, Ritchie JB, Criqui MH, Dimsdale JE 2004. "Statins lower blood pressure: Results of the UCSD Statin Study." Circulation supplement & American Heart Association abstract.

  4. Golomb BA, Criqui MH, White HL, Dimsdale JE 2004. "Study Design. The UCSD Statin Study: A randomized controlled trial assessing the impact of statins on noncardiac endpoints." Controlled Clinical Trials, 25:178-202.

  5. Golomb BA, Criqui MH, White HL, Dimsdale JE 2004. "Conceptual Foundations of the UCSD Statin Study: A Randomized Controlled Trial Assessing the Impact of Statins on Cognition, Behavior, and Biochemistry” Arch Intern Med; 164:153-162.

Articles published from the UCSD Statin Effects Study

  1. Golomb BA, McGraw JJ, Evans, MA Dimsdale, JE 2007. "Physician Response to Patient Reports of Drug Adverse Effects: Implications for Patient-Targeted Adverse Effect Serveillance." Drug Safety; 30(8): 669-675.

  2. Golomb BA 2005. “Impact of statin adverse events in the elderly.” Expert Opinion on Drug Safety 4(3):389-397.

  3. Golomb BA, McGraw J 2005. "Lack of Physician Response Toward Perceived Statin Adverse Events." Circulation supplement & American Heart Association abstract.

  4. Criqui MH and Golomb BA 2004. “Low and lowered cholesterol and total mortality.” J Am Coll Cardiol 44(5): 1009-10.

  5. Golomb BA, Kane T, Dimsdale JE, 2004. "Severe irritability associated with statin cholesterol-lowering drugs." Quarterly J Med, 97:229-235.

  6. Golomb BA 2004. “Statin side effects. Implications for the elderly.” Geriatric Times May/June, 18-20.

  7. Kordas K, Phillips P, Golomb B 2004. Clinical Characteristics of 1053 Patients with Statin-Associated Muscle Complaints. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol; 24:e51-136.

  8. Golomb BA, Yang E, Denenberg J, Criqui MH 2003. "Statin Associated Muscle Adverse Effects," poster presentation/abstract, AHA Council on Epidemiology and Prevention meeting, Miami FL: March 7, 2002.

  9. Golomb BA, Stattin H, Mednick SA 2000.  "Low cholesterol and violent crime." J Psychiatric Res 34: 301-309.

  10. Golomb BA 1998. "Low cholesterol and violence: Is there a connection?" Annals of Internal Medicine, 128:478-487.

Partial List of Key Trials:

  1. Sacks F, Pfeffer M, Moye L, et al.  The effect of pravastatin on coronary events after myocardial infarction in patients with average cholesterol levels.  Cholesterol and Recurrent Events Trial investigators.  New England Journal of Medicine 1996; 335:1001-9.

  2. Scandinavian Simvastatin Survival Study Group.  Randomised trial of cholesterol lowering in 4444 patients with coronary heart disease:  The Scandinavian Simvastatin Survival Study (4S)  Lancet 1994; 344:1383-9.

  3. MRC/BHF Heart Protection Study of cholesterol-lowering therapy and of antioxidant vitamin supplementation in a wide range of patients at increased risk of coronary heart disease death:  early safety and efficacy experience.  European Heart Journal 1999; 20:725-41.

  4. Shepard J, Blauw GJ, Murphy MB, et al. Pravastatin in elderly individuals at risk of vascular disease (PROSPER): a randomised controlled trial. Lancet 2002; 360:1623-30.

  5. Downs JR, Clearfield M, Weis S, et al. Primary prevention of acute coronary events with lovastatin in men and women with average cholesterol levels: results of AFCAPS/TexCAPS. Air Force/Texas Coronary Artherosclerosis Prevention Study. Journal of the American Medical Association 1998. 279:1615-22.

Selected Other Studies

  1. Muldoon MF, Barger SD, Ryan CM, et al. Effects of lovastatin on cognitive function and psychological well-being.  American Journal of Medicine 2000; 108:538-547.

  2. Muldoon MF, Ryan CM, Sereika SM, et al. Randomized trial of the effects of simvastatin on cognitive functioning in hypercholesterolemic adults. American Journal of Medicine 2004: 117:823-29.

  3. Roth T, Richardson G, Sullivan Jea.  Comparative effects of pravastatin and lovastatin on nighttime sleep and daytime performance.  Clinical Cardiology 1992; 15:426-32.

  4. Shepherd J, Cobbe S, Ford I, et al.  Prevention of coronary heart disease with pravastatin in men with hypercholesterolemia.  New England Journal of Medicine 1995; 333: 1301-7.


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