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    Elena Flowers, PhD, RN

    TitleAssistant Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Nursing
    DepartmentPhysiological Nursing
    Address2 Koret Way
    San Francisco CA 94143
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      University of California, San FranciscoPh.D. Nursing2012
      University of California, San FranciscoM.A.S. in Clinical Research Graduate Division (Advanced Training in Clinical Research)2010
      University of California, San FranciscoM.S. Nursing2007
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      American Heart Association2012Martha N. Hill New Investigator Award Finalist
      Robert Wood Johnson Foundation2014Nurse Faculty Scholars Finalist
      University of California, San Francisco2014 - 2018KL2 Scholar

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      1. Flowers E, Gadgil M, Aouizerat BE, Kanaya AM. Circulating micrornas associated with glycemic impairment and progression in Asian Indians. Biomark Res. 2015; 3:22. PMID: 26966540.
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      2. Flowers E, Aouizerat BE, Abbasi F, Lamendola C, Grove KM, Fukuoka Y, Reaven GM. Circulating microRNA-320a and microRNA-486 predict thiazolidinedione response: Moving towards precision health for diabetes prevention. Metabolism. 2015 Sep; 64(9):1051-9. PMID: 26031505; PMCID: PMC4546550 [Available on 09/01/16].
      3. Flowers E, Molina C, Mathur A, Reaven GM. Use of plasma triglyceride/high-density lipoprotein cholesterol ratio to identify increased cardio-metabolic risk in young, healthy South Asians. Indian J Med Res. 2015 Jan; 141(1):68-74. PMID: 25857497; PMCID: PMC4405943.
      4. Flowers E, Won GY, Fukuoka Y. MicroRNAs associated with exercise and diet: a systematic review. Physiol Genomics. 2015 Jan 1; 47(1):1-11. PMID: 25465031.
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      5. Prasad M, Flowers E, Mathur A, Sridhar V, Molina C, Turakhia M. Effectiveness of a community screening program for metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular risk factor identification in young South Asians adults. Diabetes Metab Syndr. 2015 Jan-Mar; 9(1):38-41. PMID: 25470638.
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      6. Pickham D, Flowers E, Drew BJ. Hyperglycemia is associated with corrected QT prolongation and mortality in acutely ill patients. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2014 May-Jun; 29(3):264-70. PMID: 23364575; PMCID: PMC4140190.
      7. Flowers E, Aouizerat BE. MicroRNA associated with dyslipidemia and coronary disease in humans. Physiol Genomics. 2013 Dec 15; 45(24):1199-205. PMID: 24170031; PMCID: PMC3882685.
      8. Flowers E, Molina C, Mathur A, Reaven GM. Adiposity and cardiovascular risk clustering in South Asians. Metab Syndr Relat Disord. 2013 Dec; 11(6):434-40. PMID: 24004335; PMCID: PMC3882736.
      9. Flowers E, Singh K, Molina C, Mathur A, Aouizerat BE. MicroRNA associated with atherogenic dyslipidemia in South Asian men. Int J Cardiol. 2013 Oct 12; 168(5):4884-5. PMID: 23871617; PMCID: PMC3809319.
      10. Sathe A, Flowers E, Mathur A, Garcia DM, Kotrys J, Gandhi R, Molina C, Mathur A. A culturally specific health coaching program targeting cardiovascular disease risk in South Asians: rationale, design, and baseline data. Ethn Dis. 2013; 23(3):304-9. PMID: 23914415.
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      11. Flowers E. Response to: the important role of microRNAs in lipid metabolism. Metabolism. 2013 Mar; 62(3):e3. PMID: 23142164.
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      12. Flowers E, Froelicher ES, Aouizerat BE. MicroRNA regulation of lipid metabolism. Metabolism. 2013 Jan; 62(1):12-20. PMID: 22607769; PMCID: PMC3440514.
      13. Flowers E, Froelicher ES, Aouizerat BE. Gene-environment interactions in cardiovascular disease. Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2012 Dec; 11(4):472-8. PMID: 21684212; PMCID: PMC3197961.
      14. Flowers E, Froelicher ES, Aouizerat BE. Measurement of MicroRNA: a regulator of gene expression. Biol Res Nurs. 2013 Apr; 15(2):167-78. PMID: 22204760.
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      15. Flowers E, Molina C, Mathur A, Prasad M, Abrams L, Sathe A, Malhotra D, Basra R, Malgesini N, Ratnam G, Aouizerat BE, Turakhia MP. Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in South Asians residing in the United States. Metab Syndr Relat Disord. 2010 Oct; 8(5):417-23. PMID: 20939706.
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