Keck School Faculty

Michael Goran, PhD
Michael Goran, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics;Dr. Robert C. Atkins Chair in Childhood Obesity and Diabetes;Co-Director, Diabetes and Obesity Research Institute
Preventive Medicine
4650 West Sunset Blvd. Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

In-home obesity prevention in low-income infants through maternal and social transmission Contemp Clin Trials. 2018 Dec 19; 77:61-69. . View in PubMed

High-Fructose Corn-Syrup-Sweetened Beverage Intake Increases 5-Hour Breast Milk Fructose Concentrations in Lactating Women Nutrients. 2018 May 24; 10(6). . View in PubMed

Exposure to traffic-related air pollution and the composition of the gut microbiota in overweight and obese adolescents Environ Res. 2018 Feb; 161:472-478. . View in PubMed

Exposure to traffic-related air pollution and the composition of the gut microbiota in overweight and obese adolescents Environ Res. 2018 02; 161:472-478. . View in PubMed

Fructose in Breast Milk Is Positively Associated with Infant Body Composition at 6 Months of Age Nutrients. 2017 Feb 16; 9(2). . View in PubMed

Early-Life Sugar Consumption Affects the Rat Microbiome Independently of Obesity J Nutr. 2017 01; 147(1):20-28. . View in PubMed

Comparing glycemic indicators of prediabetes: a prospective study of obese Latino Youth Pediatr Diabetes. 2015 Dec; 16(8):640-3. . View in PubMed

Associations between human milk oligosaccharides and infant body composition in the first 6 mo of life Am J Clin Nutr. 2015 Dec; 102(6):1381-8. . View in PubMed

Effects of high-sugar and high-fiber meals on physical activity behaviors in Latino and African American adolescents Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015 Sep; 23(9):1886-94. . View in PubMed

Fasting, post-OGTT challenge, and nocturnal free fatty acids in prediabetic versus normal glucose tolerant overweight and obese Latino adolescents Acta Diabetol. 2015 Apr; 52(2):277-84. . View in PubMed

Effects of sucrose and high fructose corn syrup consumption on spatial memory function and hippocampal neuroinflammation in adolescent rats Hippocampus. 2015 Feb; 25(2):227-39. . View in PubMed

Built Environment Associations with Adiposity Parameters among Overweight and Obese Hispanic Youth Prev Med Rep. 2015; 2:406-412. . View in PubMed

Fructose content in popular beverages made with and without high-fructose corn syrup Nutrition. 2014 Jul-Aug; 30(7-8):928-35. . View in PubMed

Fast-food restaurants, park access, and insulin resistance among Hispanic youth Am J Prev Med. 2014 Apr; 46(4):378-87. . View in PubMed

Imagine HEALTH: results from a randomized pilot lifestyle intervention for obese Latino adolescents using Interactive Guided ImagerySM BMC Complement Altern Med. 2014 Jan 17; 14:28. . View in PubMed

Adipose tissue 11ßHSD1 gene expression, ßcell function and ectopic fat in obese African Americans versus Hispanics Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 Jan; 22(1):14-8. . View in PubMed

Genetic and clinical markers of elevated liver fat content in overweight and obese Hispanic children Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Dec; 21(12):E790-7. . View in PubMed

Blunted nocturnal cortisol rise is associated with higher carotid artery intima-media thickness (CIMT) in overweight African American and Latino youth Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2013 Sep; 38(9):1658-67. . View in PubMed

How growing up sweet can turn sour Pediatr Obes. 2013 Aug; 8(4):237-41. . View in PubMed

Eating breakfast more frequently is cross-sectionally associated with greater physical activity and lower levels of adiposity in overweight Latina and African American girls Am J Clin Nutr. 2013 Aug; 98(2):275-81. . View in PubMed

Impact of gestational diabetes mellitus on pubertal changes in adiposity and metabolic profiles in Latino offspring J Pediatr. 2013 Apr; 162(4):741-5. . View in PubMed

Ectopic fat deposition in prediabetic overweight and obese minority adolescents J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Mar; 98(3):1115-21. . View in PubMed

Automatic intra-subject registration-based segmentation of abdominal fat from water-fat MRI J Magn Reson Imaging. 2013 Feb; 37(2):423-30. . View in PubMed

Association between Osteocalcin, Metabolic Syndrome, and Cardiovascular Risk Factors: Role of Total and Undercarboxylated Osteocalcin in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Int J Endocrinol. 2013; 2013:197519. . View in PubMed

High fructose corn syrup and diabetes prevalence: a global perspective Glob Public Health. 2013; 8(1):55-64. . View in PubMed

High rates of fructose malabsorption are associated with reduced liver fat in obese African Americans J Am Coll Nutr. 2012 Oct; 31(5):369-74. . View in PubMed

Genetic predisposition and increasing dietary fructose exposure: the perfect storm for fatty liver disease in Hispanics in the US. Dig Liver Dis. 2012 Sep; 44(9):711-3. . View in PubMed

Genetic-related and carbohydrate-related factors affecting liver fat accumulation Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2012 Jul; 15(4):392-6. . View in PubMed

Health-related quality of life in adolescents with or at risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus J Pediatr. 2012 Jun; 160(6):911-7. . View in PubMed

Hemoglobin A1c above threshold level is associated with decreased ß-cell function in overweight Latino youth J Pediatr. 2012 May; 160(5):751-6. . View in PubMed

Increasing Physical Activity Decreases Hepatic Fat and Metabolic Risk Factors J Exerc Physiol Online. 2012 Apr; 15(2):40-54. . View in PubMed

Impaired insulin sensitivity and elevated ectopic fat in healthy obese vsnonobese prepubertal children. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2012 Feb; 20(2):371-5. . View in PubMed

J Epidemiol Community Health. 2012 Jan; 66(1):24-9. . View in PubMed

Effects of breastfeeding and low sugar-sweetened beverage intake on obesity prevalence in Hispanic toddlers Am J Clin Nutr. 2012 Jan; 95(1):3-8. . View in PubMed

International journal of pediatric obesity: year in review 2010 Int J Pediatr Obes. 2011 Aug; 6(3-4):163-8. . View in PubMed

Improving insulin resistance in obese youth: choose your measures wisely Int J Pediatr Obes. 2011 Jun; 6(2-2):e290-6. . View in PubMed

International Journal of Pediatric Obesity under new leadership: rapid response, fair reviews and global reach Int J Pediatr Obes. 2011 Apr; 6(2):82. . View in PubMed

Fasting indicators of insulin sensitivity: effects of ethnicity and pubertal status Diabetes Care. 2011 Apr; 34(4):994-9. . View in PubMed

Ethnic differences in pancreatic fat accumulation and its relationship with other fat depots and inflammatory markers Diabetes Care. 2011 Feb; 34(2):485-90. . View in PubMed

Increased hepatic fat in overweight Hispanic youth influenced by interaction between genetic variation in PNPLA3 and high dietary carbohydrate and sugar consumption Am J Clin Nutr. 2010 Dec; 92(6):1522-7. . View in PubMed

Effects of PNPLA3 on liver fat and metabolic profile in Hispanic children and adolescents Diabetes. 2010 Dec; 59(12):3127-30. . View in PubMed

Interventions for improving metabolic risk in overweight Latino youth Int J Pediatr Obes. 2010 Oct; 5(5):451-5. . View in PubMed

Cortisol is negatively associated with insulin sensitivity in overweight Latino youth J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Oct; 95(10):4729-35. . View in PubMed

Ethnic differences in insulin action in obese African-American and Latino adolescents J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Aug; 95(8):4048-51. . View in PubMed

Identification of brown adipose tissue in mice with fat-water IDEAL-MRI J Magn Reson Imaging. 2010 May; 31(5):1195-202. . View in PubMed

Comparison of fat-water MRI and single-voxel MRS in the assessment of hepatic and pancreatic fat fractions in humans Obesity (Silver Spring). 2010 Apr; 18(4):841-7. . View in PubMed

Increased physical activity and reduced adiposity in overweight Hispanic adolescents Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2010 Mar; 42(3):478-84. . View in PubMed

Feasibility of intravenous glucose tolerance testing prior to puberty Int J Pediatr Obes. 2010; 5(1):51-5. . View in PubMed

Insulin sensitivity as an independent predictor of fat mass gain in Hispanic adolescents Diabetes Care. 2009 Nov; 32(11):2114-5. . View in PubMed

Association of breakfast skipping with visceral fat and insulin indices in overweight Latino youth Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 Aug; 17(8):1528-33. . View in PubMed

Aerobic and strength training reduces adiposity in overweight Latina adolescents Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2009 Jul; 41(7):1494-503. . View in PubMed

A high-sugar/low-fiber meal compared with a low-sugar/high-fiber meal leads to higher leptin and physical activity levels in overweight Latina females J Am Diet Assoc. 2009 Jun; 109(6):1058-63. . View in PubMed

A brief dietary screener: appropriate for overweight Latino adolescents? J Am Diet Assoc. 2009 Apr; 109(4):725-9.. View in PubMed

Acute effects of stress-reduction Interactive Guided Imagery(SM) on salivary cortisol in overweight Latino adolescents J Altern Complement Med. 2009 Mar; 15(3):297-303. . View in PubMed

Ethnic-specific pathways to obesity-related disease: the Hispanic vsAfrican-American paradox. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008 Dec; 16(12):2561-5. . View in PubMed

Birth weight and body composition in overweight Latino youth: a longitudinal analysis Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008 Nov; 16(11):2524-8. . View in PubMed

Cardiorespiratory fitness and physical activity in youth with type 2 diabetes Pediatr Diabetes. 2008 Oct; 9(5):460-3. . View in PubMed

Insulin-like growth factor-I is inversely related to adiposity in overweight Latino children J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Sep; 21(9):855-64. . View in PubMed

Dietary intake and the metabolic syndrome in overweight Latino children J Am Diet Assoc. 2008 Aug; 108(8):1355-9. . View in PubMed

Associations among insulin, estrogen, and fat mass gain over the pubertal transition in African-American and European-American girls J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Jul; 93(7):2610-5. . View in PubMed

Cardiorespiratory fitness predicts changes in adiposity in overweight Hispanic boys Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008 May; 16(5):1072-7. . View in PubMed

Association between the metabolic syndrome and serum cortisol in overweight Latino youth J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Apr; 93(4):1372-8. . View in PubMed

Cardiorespiratory fitness is strongly related to the metabolic syndrome in adolescents: response to Janssen and Cramp Diabetes Care. 2008 Feb; 31(2):e8; author reply e9. . View in PubMed

Examining metabolic syndrome definitions in overweight Hispanic youth: a focus on insulin resistance J Pediatr. 2008 Feb; 152(2):171-6. . View in PubMed

Exercise and insulin resistance in youth Exerc Sport Sci Rev. 2008 Jan; 36(1):5-11. . View in PubMed

Associations of dietary sugar and glycemic index with adiposity and insulin dynamics in overweight Latino youth Am J Clin Nutr. 2007 Nov; 86(5):1331-8. . View in PubMed

Adiponectin independently predicts metabolic syndrome in overweight Latino youth J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2007 May; 92(5):1809-13. . View in PubMed

Influence of breastfeeding on obesity and type 2 diabetes risk factors in Latino youth with a family history of type 2 diabetes Diabetes Care. 2007 Apr; 30(4):784-9. . View in PubMed

Developmental trajectories of overweight during childhood: role of early life factors Obesity (Silver Spring). 2007 Mar; 15(3):760-71. . View in PubMed

Frequency of hypoglycaemia during the intravenous glucose tolerance test in overweight children Int J Pediatr Obes. 2007; 2(2):122-5. . View in PubMed

Feasibility of a home-based versus classroom-based nutrition intervention to reduce obesity and type 2 diabetes in Latino youth Int J Pediatr Obes. 2007; 2(1):22-30. . View in PubMed

Influence of gender, BMI and Hispanic ethnicity on physical activity in children Int J Pediatr Obes. 2007; 2(3):159-66. . View in PubMed

Ethnic disparity in the relationship between obesity and plasma insulin-like growth factors: the multiethnic cohort Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006 Nov; 15(11):2298-302. . View in PubMed

Associations of adiposity with measured and self-reported academic performance in early adolescence Obesity (Silver Spring). 2006 Oct; 14(10):1839-45. . View in PubMed

Effects of resistance training on insulin sensitivity in overweight Latino adolescent males Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2006 Jul; 38(7):1208-15. . View in PubMed

Acculturation is Associated With Higher VO2max in Overweight Hispanic Children Pediatr Exerc Sci. 2006 Mar; 18(1):89-100. . View in PubMed

Aerobic fitness among Caucasian, African-American, and Latino youth Ethn Dis. 2006; 16(1):120-5. . View in PubMed

Deterioration of insulin sensitivity and beta-cell function in overweight Hispanic children during pubertal transition: a longitudinal assessment Int J Pediatr Obes. 2006; 1(3):139-45. . View in PubMed

Early ethnic difference in insulin-like growth factor-1 is associated with African genetic admixture Pediatr Res. 2005 Nov; 58(5):850-4. . View in PubMed

Decreased beta-cell function in overweight Latino children with impaired fasting glucose Diabetes Care. 2005 Oct; 28(10):2519-24. . View in PubMed

Estimating energy requirements: regression based prediction equations or multiples of resting metabolic rate Public Health Nutr. 2005 Oct; 8(7A):1184-6. . View in PubMed

Adiponectin is lower among African Americans and is independently related to insulin sensitivity in children and adolescents Diabetes. 2005 Sep; 54(9):2772-8. . View in PubMed

Dietary fat intake and insulin resistance in black and white children Obes Res. 2005 Sep; 13(9):1630-7. . View in PubMed

Cardiovascular fitness and the metabolic syndrome in overweight latino youths Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2005 Jun; 37(6):922-8. . View in PubMed

Interactive multimedia for promoting physical activity (IMPACT) in children Obes Res. 2005 Apr; 13(4):762-71. . View in PubMed

Impaired glucose tolerance and bone mineral content in overweight latino children with a family history of type 2 diabetes Diabetes Care. 2005 Feb; 28(2):372-8. . View in PubMed

Impaired glucose tolerance and reduced beta-cell function in overweight Latino children with a positive family history for type 2 diabetes J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2004 Jan; 89(1):207-12. . View in PubMed

Insulin sensitivity, cardiorespiratory fitness, and physical activity in overweight Hispanic youth Obes Res. 2004 Jan; 12(1):77-85. . View in PubMed

A festschrift for Roland LWeinsier: nutrition scientist, educator, and clinician. Obes Res. 2003 Oct; 11(10):1246-62. . View in PubMed

Association between insulin sensitivity and post-glucose challenge plasma insulin values in overweight Latino youth Diabetes Care. 2003 Jul; 26(7):2094-9. . View in PubMed

Influence of family history of type 2 diabetes on insulin sensitivity in prepubertal children J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2003 Jan; 88(1):192-5. . View in PubMed

Insulin resistance and associated compensatory responses in african-american and Hispanic children Diabetes Care. 2002 Dec; 25(12):2184-90. . View in PubMed

Effect of changes in fat distribution on the rates of change of insulin response in children Obes Res. 2002 Oct; 10(10):978-84. . View in PubMed

Bone, muscle, and fat: sex-related differences in prepubertal children Radiology. 2002 Aug; 224(2):338-44. . View in PubMed

Impaired glucose tolerance in obese children and adolescents N Engl J Med. 2002 Jul 25; 347(4):290-2; author reply 290-2. . View in PubMed

Insulin sensitivity and blood pressure in black and white children Hypertension. 2002 Jul; 40(1):18-22. . View in PubMed

Development of a prediction equation for insulin sensitivity from anthropometry and fasting insulin in prepubertal and early pubertal children Diabetes Care. 2002 Jul; 25(7):1203-10. . View in PubMed

Contribution of insulin secretion and clearance to glucose-induced insulin concentration in african-american and caucasian children J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2002 May; 87(5):2218-24. . View in PubMed

Body-composition assessment via air-displacement plethysmography in adults and children: a review Am J Clin Nutr. 2002 Mar; 75(3):453-67. . View in PubMed

Energy expenditure, physical activity, and obesity in children Pediatr Clin North Am. 2001 Aug; 48(4):931-53. . View in PubMed

Influence of total vsvisceral fat on insulin action and secretion in African American and white children. Obes Res. 2001 Aug; 9(8):423-31. . View in PubMed

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