Kate Therkelsen, MD

EDUCATION

Internship Preliminary Year: Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA

Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Undergraduate: Princeton University (Mathematics), Princeton, NJ

PUBLICATIONS

Lee JJ, Pedley A, Therkelsen KE, Hoffmann U, Massaro JM, Levy D, Long MT. Upper Body Subcutaneous Fat Is Associated with Cardiometabolic Risk Factors. Am J Med. 2017 Aug;130(8):958-966.

Therkelsen KE, Preis SR, Beiser A, DeCarli C, Seshadri S, Wolf P, Au R, Fox CS. Neck Circumference, Brain Imaging Measures, and Neuropsychological Testing Measures. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases. 2016 Jul;25(7):1570-1581.

Therkelsen KE, Pedley A, Hoffmann U, Fox CS, Murabito JM. Intramuscular Fat and Physical Performance at the Framingham Heart Study. Age (Dordr). 2016 Apr;38(2):31. Epub 2016 Feb 22.

Therkelsen KE, Abraham TM, Pedley A, Massaro JM, Sutherland P, Hoffmann U, Fox CS. Association between Prolactin and Incidence of Cardiovascular Risk Factors at the Framingham Heart Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Feb 23;5(2).

Therkelsen KE, Pedley A, Rosenquist KJ, Hoffmann U, Massaro JM, Murabito JM, Fox, CS. Adipose Tissue Attenuation as a Marker of Adipose Tissue Quality: Associations with Six Year Changes in Body Weight. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2016 Feb;24(2):499-505.

Rosenquist KJ, Therkelsen KE, Massaro JM, Hoffman U, Fox CS. Development and reproducibility of a computed tomography-based measurement for upper body subcutaneous neck fat. J Am Heart Assoc. 2014 Dec;3(6):e000979.

Rosenquist KJ, Pedley A, Massaro JM, Therkelsen KE, Murabito JM, Hoffmann U, Fox CS. Visceral and subcutaneous fat quality and cardiometabolic risk. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Jul;6(7):762-71.

Therkelsen KE, Pedley A, Speliotes EK, Massaro JM, Murabito J, Hoffmann U, Fox CS. Intramuscular fat and associations with metabolic risk factors in the Framingham Heart Study. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2013 Apr;33(4):863-70.

Kobiler O, Lipman Y, Therkelsen K, Daubechies I, Enquist LW. Herpesviruses carrying a Brainbow cassette reveal replication and expression of limited numbers of incoming genomes. Nature Communications. 2010; 1(146).

PRESENTATIONS

Therkelsen KE, Preis SR, Beiser A, DeCarli C, Seshadri S, Wolf P, Au R, Fox CS. Neck Circumference, Brain Imaging Measures, and Neuropsychological Testing Measures. Poster Presentation at: Boston University Neurology Research Symposium. Boston, MA. May 2015.

Therkelsen KE, Pedley A, Hoffman U, Fox CS, Murabito JM. Intramuscular Fat is Associated with Decreased Physical Function. Moderated Poster Presentation presented at: American Heart Association Epidemiology and Prevention/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health 2015 Scientific Sessions. Baltimore, MD. March 2015.