Faculty

Michael Goran

Michael Goran

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

Added sugar and sugar-sweetened beverages are associated with increased postpartum weight gain and soluble fiber intake is associated with postpartum weight loss in Hispanic women from Southern California Am J Clin Nutr. 2020 Sep 01; 112(3):519-526. . View in PubMed

Associations between human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) and eating behaviour in Hispanic infants at 1 and 6 months of age Pediatr Obes. 2020 Jul 03; e12686. . View in PubMed

Association of breastfeeding and gestational diabetes mellitus with the prevalence of prediabetes and the metabolic syndrome in offspring of Hispanic mothers Pediatr Obes. 2019 07; 14(7):e12515. . View in PubMed

Consumption of artificial sweetened beverages associated with adiposity and increasing HbA1c in Hispanic youth Clin Obes. 2018 Aug; 8(4):236-243. . 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

Does near-roadway air pollution contribute to childhood obesity? Pediatr Obes. 2016 Feb; 11(1):1-3.. View in PubMed

Dietary fibre linked to decreased inflammation in overweight minority youth Pediatr Obes. 2016 Feb; 11(1):33-9. . 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

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

A novel biopsy method to increase yield of subcutaneous abdominal adipose tissue Int J Obes (Lond). 2015 Jan; 39(1):183-6. . 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

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

Compensatory responses to insulin resistance in obese African-American and Latina girls Pediatr Obes. 2013 Dec; 8(6):e68-73. . 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

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

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

Adiposity in children and adolescents: correlates and clinical consequences of fat stored in specific body depots Pediatr Obes. 2012 Oct; 7(5):e42-61. . View in PubMed

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

Assessment of abdominal adipose tissue and organ fat content by magnetic resonance imaging Obes Rev. 2011 May; 12(5):e504-15. . 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

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

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

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

Adiponectin and leptin are independently associated with insulin sensitivity, but not with insulin secretion or beta-cell function in overweight Hispanic adolescents Horm Metab Res. 2008 Oct; 40(10):708-12. . View in PubMed

Combined association of maternal and paternal family history of diabetes with plasma leptin and adiponectin in overweight Hispanic children Diabet Med. 2008 Sep; 25(9):1043-8. . 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

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

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

Birth weight, puberty, and systolic blood pressure in children and adolescents: a longitudinal analysis J Hum Hypertens. 2006 Jun; 20(6):444-50. . 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

Crossvalidation of anthropometry against magnetic resonance imaging for the assessment of visceral and subcutaneous adipose tissue in children Int J Obes (Lond). 2006 Jan; 30(1):23-30. . View in PubMed

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

Cardiovascular fitness and physical activity in children with and without impaired glucose tolerance Int J Obes (Lond). 2006 Jan; 30(1):45-9. . 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

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

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

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

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

Comparison of the BOD POD with the four-compartment model in adult females Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2001 Sep; 33(9):1605-10. . View in PubMed

Defining health-related obesity in prepubertal children Obes Res. 2001 Apr; 9(4):233-40. . View in PubMed

Anti-lipolytic effects of insulin in African American and white prepubertal boys Obes Res. 2001 Mar; 9(3):224-8. . View in PubMed

A longitudinal study of resting energy expenditure relative to body composition during puberty in African American and white children Am J Clin Nutr. 2001 Feb; 73(2):308-15. . View in PubMed

Body fat, fat distribution and serum lipids, lipoproteins and apolipoproteins in African-American and Caucasian-American prepubertal children Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 2001 Feb; 25(2):198-204. . View in PubMed

Comparison of risk factors for obesity in young, nonobese African-American and Caucasian women Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 2000 Nov; 24(11):1514-22. . View in PubMed

Aerobic fitness, not energy expenditure, influences subsequent increase in adiposity in black and white children Pediatrics. 2000 Oct; 106(4):E50. . View in PubMed

Early identification of children predisposed to low peak bone mass and osteoporosis later in life J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2000 Oct; 85(10):3908-18. . View in PubMed

Comparison of children's dietary intake patterns with US dietary guidelines Br J Nutr. 2000 Sep; 84(3):361-7. . View in PubMed

Comparison of zinc reduction with platinum reduction for analysis of deuterium-enriched water samples for the doubly labeled water technique Obes Res. 2000 Jul; 8(4):302-8. . View in PubMed

Do hormonal indices of maturation explain energy expenditure differences in African American and Caucasian prepubertal children? Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 1999 Dec; 23(12):1320-6.. View in PubMed

Developmental changes in energy expenditure and physical activity in children: evidence for a decline in physical activity in girls before puberty Pediatrics. 1998 May; 101(5):887-91. . View in PubMed

Assessment of research-based body composition techniques in healthy elderly men and women using the 4-compartment model as a criterion method Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 1998 Feb; 22(2):135-42. . View in PubMed

Abdominal obesity and cardiovascular risk in children Coron Artery Dis. 1998; 9(8):483-7. . View in PubMed

Body composition in adults with cerebral palsy by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry, bioelectrical impedance analysis, and skinfold anthropometry compared with the 18O isotope-dilution technique Am J Clin Nutr. 1997 Dec; 66(6):1436-42. . View in PubMed

Body composition, resting metabolic rate, and energy requirements of short- and normal-stature, low-income Guatemalan children Am J Clin Nutr. 1997 Aug; 66(2):406-12. . View in PubMed

Cross-validation of anthropometric and bioelectrical resistance prediction equations for body composition in older people using the 4-compartment model as a criterion method J Am Geriatr Soc. 1997 Jul; 45(7):837-43. . View in PubMed

Daily energy expenditure in free-living non-institutionalized Alzheimer's patients: a doubly labeled water study Neurology. 1997 Apr; 48(4):997-1002. . View in PubMed

Daily energy expenditure in free-living heart failure patients Am J Physiol. 1997 Mar; 272(3 Pt 1):E469-75. . View in PubMed

Bioelectrical impedance measurements at various frequencies to estimate human body compositions Indian J Exp Biol. 1997 Feb; 35(2):159-61. . View in PubMed

Cross-validation of prediction equations for resting energy expenditure in young, healthy children J Am Diet Assoc. 1997 Feb; 97(2):140-5. . View in PubMed

Differential growth of fetal tissues during the second half of pregnancy Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1997 Jan; 176(1 Pt 1):28-32. . View in PubMed

Dietary fat in relation to body fat and intraabdominal adipose tissue: a cross-sectional analysis Am J Clin Nutr. 1996 Nov; 64(5):677-84. . View in PubMed

Comparison of multiple-pass 24-hour recall estimates of energy intake with total energy expenditure determined by the doubly labeled water method in young children J Am Diet Assoc. 1996 Nov; 96(11):1140-4. . View in PubMed

Cross-calibration of fat and lean measurements by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry to pig carcass analysis in the pediatric body weight range Am J Clin Nutr. 1996 Mar; 63(3):293-8. . View in PubMed

Cross-calibration of body-composition techniques against dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry in young children Am J Clin Nutr. 1996 Mar; 63(3):299-305. . View in PubMed

Athetosis increases resting metabolic rate in adults with cerebral palsy J Am Diet Assoc. 1996 Feb; 96(2):145-8. . View in PubMed

Effect of the pre-testing environment on measurement of metabolic rate in children Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 1996 Jan; 20(1):83-7. . View in PubMed

Cross-validation of fat-free mass estimated from body density against bioelectrical resistance: effects of obesity and gender Obes Res. 1995 Nov; 3(6):531-9. . View in PubMed

Comparison of body fat estimates derived from underwater weight and total body water Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 1994 Sep; 18(9):622-6. . View in PubMed

Determinants of resting energy expenditure in young children J Pediatr. 1994 Sep; 125(3):362-7. . View in PubMed

Comparison of energy intake by semiquantitative food-frequency questionnaire with total energy expenditure by the doubly labeled water method in young children Am J Clin Nutr. 1994 Jul; 60(1):43-7. . View in PubMed

Correlates of over- and underreporting of energy intake in healthy older men and women Am J Clin Nutr. 1994 Jun; 59(6):1286-90. . View in PubMed

A practical equation to predict resting metabolic rate in older men Metabolism. 1993 Aug; 42(8):950-7. . View in PubMed

A practical equation to predict resting metabolic rate in older females J Am Geriatr Soc. 1993 Apr; 41(4):389-95. . View in PubMed

Determinants of decline in resting metabolic rate in aging females Am J Physiol. 1993 Mar; 264(3 Pt 1):E450-5. . View in PubMed

Comparison of body composition methods in obese individuals Basic Life Sci. 1993; 60:85-6. . View in PubMed

Deuterium exchange in humans: effect of gender, body composition and age Basic Life Sci. 1993; 60:79-81. . View in PubMed

Effect of gender, body composition, and equilibration time on the 2H-to-18O dilution space ratio Am J Physiol. 1992 12; 263(6):E1119-24. . View in PubMed

Body composition techniques and the four-compartment model in children J Appl Physiol (1985). 2000 Aug; 89(2):613-20. . View in PubMed

Determinants of basal fat oxidation in healthy Caucasians J Appl Physiol (1985). 1996 May; 80(5):1743-8. . View in PubMed

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