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Jennifer Cheng, MD

Jennifer Cheng
Department:
Medicine Research
Division
General Pediatrics Research
Hospital Title:
Physician in Medicine
Academic Title:
Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Research Focus Area:
Obesity prevention
Contact:
617-355-7701
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Publications

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  1. Brown L, Dolisca SB, Cheng JK. Barriers and facilitators of pediatric weight management among diverse families. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015 Jun; 54(7):643-51.
  2. Vinci SR, Rifas-Shiman SL, Cheng JK, Mannix RC, Gillman MW, de Ferranti SD. Cholesterol testing among children and adolescents during health visits. JAMA. 2014 May 7; 311(17):1804-7.
  3. Cheng JK, Wen X, Coletti KD, Cox JE, Taveras EM. 2-Year BMI Changes of Children Referred for Multidisciplinary Weight Management. Int J Pediatr. 2014; 2014:152586.
  4. Cheng JK, Cox JE, Taveras EM. Patient-centered approaches to childhood obesity care. Child Obes. 2013 Apr; 9(2):85-8.
  5. Cheng JK. Confronting the social determinants of health--obesity, neglect, and inequity. N Engl J Med. 2012 Nov 22; 367(21):1976-7.
  6. Cheng JK, Ji RR. Intracellular signaling in primary sensory neurons and persistent pain. Neurochem Res. 2008 Oct; 33(10):1970-8.
  7. Wen YR, Tan PH, Cheng JK, Liu YC, Ji RR. Microglia: a promising target for treating neuropathic and postoperative pain, and morphine tolerance. J Formos Med Assoc. 2011 Aug; 110(8):487-94.
  8. Gao YJ, Cheng JK, Zeng Q, Xu ZZ, Decosterd I, Xu X, Ji RR. Selective inhibition of JNK with a peptide inhibitor attenuates pain hypersensitivity and tumor growth in a mouse skin cancer pain model. Exp Neurol. 2009 Sep; 219(1):146-55.
  9. Cheng JK. A piece of my mind. Food for thought. JAMA. 2012 Sep 19; 308(11):1101-2.
  10. Kohno T, Wang H, Amaya F, Brenner GJ, Cheng JK, Ji RR, Woolf CJ. Bradykinin enhances AMPA and NMDA receptor activity in spinal cord dorsal horn neurons by activating multiple kinases to produce pain hypersensitivity. J Neurosci. 2008 Apr 23; 28(17):4533-40.
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  12. Kawasaki Y, Zhang L, Cheng JK, Ji RR. Cytokine mechanisms of central sensitization: distinct and overlapping role of interleukin-1beta, interleukin-6, and tumor necrosis factor-alpha in regulating synaptic and neuronal activity in the superficial spinal cord. J Neurosci. 2008 May 14; 28(20):5189-94.
  13. Cheng JK, Koziol RL, Taveras EM. Parental guidance advised: associations between parental television limits and health behaviors among obese children. Acad Pediatr. 2015 Mar-Apr; 15(2):204-9.
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