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Richard E. Ostlund Jr., MD

Professor, Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism
and Lipid Research

Specialty Areas

Endocrinology
Metabolism
Internal Medicine
Diabetes

Board Certifications

Endocrinology & Metabolism
Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Lipid metabolism, diabetes, thyroid desease, general endocrinology, nutrition

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  • Education
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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Medicine Multispecialty Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 5
Office Phone: 314-362-3500
Fax: 314-747-2460

Education

Education

Fellowship: Endocrinology and Metabolism, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1976
Fellowship: National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 1974
Residency: Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 1972
Internship: Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 1971
Medical Degree: University of Utah College of Medicine 1970
B.S.: Chemistry, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 1966

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Endogenous Cholesterol Excretion Is Negatively Associated With Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in Humans.
Lin X, Racette SB, Ma L, Wallendorf M, Dávila-Román VG, Ostlund RE Jr
Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2017 Oct 5; pii: ATVBAHA.117.310081. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.117.310081.

PMID:
    28982667
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Vitamin D<sub>3</sub> supplementation decreases a unique circulating monocyte cholesterol pool in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Riek AE, Oh J, Darwech I, Worthy V, Lin X, Ostlund RE Jr, Zhang RM, Bernal-Mizrachi C
J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2017 Sep 21; pii: S0960-0760(17)30259-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jsbmb.2017.09.011.

PMID:
    28941998
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Ezetimibe Increases Endogenous Cholesterol Excretion in Humans.
Lin X, Racette SB, Ma L, Wallendorf M, Ostlund RE Jr
Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2017 May; 37(5)990-996. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.117.309119.

PMID:
    28279967
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Multicenter performance evaluation of a second generation cortisol assay.
Vogeser M, Kratzsch J, Ju Bae Y, Bruegel M, Ceglarek U, Fiers T, Gaudl A, Kurka H, Milczynski C, Prat Knoll C, Suhr AC, Teupser D, Zahn I, Ostlund RE
Clin Chem Lab Med. 2017 May 1; 55(6)826-835. doi: 10.1515/cclm-2016-0400.

PMID:
    27898397
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Multicenter evaluation of analytical characteristics of the Elecsys<sup>®</sup> Periostin immunoassay.
Palme S, Christenson RH, Jortani SA, Ostlund RE, Kolm R, Kopal G, Laubender RP
Clin Biochem. 2017 Feb; 50(3)139-144. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2016.10.002.

PMID:
    27725167
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Commentary.
Ostlund RE Jr
Clin Chem. 2016 Feb; 62(2)318-9. doi: 10.1373/clinchem.2015.244640.

PMID:
    26823610
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Altered Cholesterol Metabolism and Hypocholesterolemia in Patients with Single Ventricle following Fontan Palliation.
Whiteside W, Tan M, Ostlund RE Jr, Yu S, Ma L, Rocchini A
J Pediatr. 2016 Apr; 17173-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2015.12.038.

PMID:
    26806364
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Technical performance of a novel, fully automated electrochemiluminescence immunoassay for the quantitation of β-amyloid (1-42) in human cerebrospinal fluid.
Bittner T, Zetterberg H, Teunissen CE, Ostlund RE Jr, Militello M, Andreasson U, Hubeek I, Gibson D, Chu DC, Eichenlaub U, Heiss P, Kobold U, Leinenbach A, Madin K, Manuilova E, Rabe C, Blennow K
Alzheimers Dement. 2016 May; 12(5)517-26. doi: 10.1016/j.jalz.2015.09.009.

PMID:
    26555316
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Preparation of intravenous cholesterol tracer using current good manufacturing practices.
Lin X, Ma L, Racette SB, Swaney WP, Ostlund RE Jr
J Lipid Res. 2015 Dec; 56(12)2393-8. doi: 10.1194/jlr.D061762.

PMID:
    26416797
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Natural Dietary Phytosterols.
Racette SB, Lin X, Ma L, Ostlund RE Jr
J AOAC Int. 2015 May-Jun; 98(3)679-84. doi: 10.5740/jaoacint.SGERacette.

PMID:
    26086252
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Deletion of macrophage Vitamin D receptor promotes insulin resistance and monocyte cholesterol transport to accelerate atherosclerosis in mice.
Oh J, Riek AE, Darwech I, Funai K, Shao J, Chin K, Sierra OL, Carmeliet G, Ostlund RE Jr, Bernal-Mizrachi C
Cell Rep. 2015 Mar 24; 10(11)1872-86.

PMID:
    25801026
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Plasma biomarker of dietary phytosterol intake.
Lin X, Racette SB, Ma L, Wallendorf M, Spearie CA, Ostlund RE Jr
PLoS One. 2015; 10(2)e0116912. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0116912.

PMID:
    25668184
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Plasma sterol evidence for decreased absorption and increased synthesis of cholesterol in insulin resistance and obesity.
Paramsothy P, Knopp RH, Kahn SE, Retzlaff BM, Fish B, Ma L, Ostlund RE Jr
Am J Clin Nutr. 2011 Nov; 94(5)1182-8. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.110.006668.

PMID:
    21940599
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Combined effects of ezetimibe and phytosterols on cholesterol metabolism: a randomized, controlled feeding study in humans.
Lin X, Racette SB, Lefevre M, Ma L, Spearie CA, Steger-May K, Ostlund RE Jr
Circulation. 2011 Aug 2; 124(5)596-601. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.110.006692.

PMID:
    21768544
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Glycosidic bond cleavage is not required for phytosteryl glycoside-induced reduction of cholesterol absorption in mice.
Lin X, Ma L, Moreau RA, Ostlund RE Jr
Lipids. 2011 Aug; 46(8)701-8. doi: 10.1007/s11745-011-3560-2.

PMID:
    21538209
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The effects of phytosterols present in natural food matrices on cholesterol metabolism and LDL-cholesterol: a controlled feeding trial.
Lin X, Racette SB, Lefevre M, Spearie CA, Most M, Ma L, Ostlund RE Jr
Eur J Clin Nutr. 2010 Dec; 64(12)1481-7. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2010.180.

PMID:
    20808333
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Phytosterol-deficient and high-phytosterol diets developed for controlled feeding studies.
Racette SB, Spearie CA, Phillips KM, Lin X, Ma L, Ostlund RE Jr
J Am Diet Assoc. 2009 Dec; 109(12)2043-51. doi: 10.1016/j.jada.2009.09.009.

PMID:
    19942022
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Dose effects of dietary phytosterols on cholesterol metabolism: a controlled feeding study.
Racette SB, Lin X, Lefevre M, Spearie CA, Most MM, Ma L, Ostlund RE Jr
Am J Clin Nutr. 2010 Jan; 91(1)32-8. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.2009.28070.

PMID:
    19889819
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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d- chiro-Inositol is absorbed but not synthesised in rodents.
Lin X, Ma L, Gopalan C, Ostlund RE
Br J Nutr. 2009 Nov; 102(10)1426-34. doi: 10.1017/S0007114509990456.

PMID:
    19586572
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Phytosterol glycosides reduce cholesterol absorption in humans.
Lin X, Ma L, Racette SB, Anderson Spearie CL, Ostlund RE Jr
Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2009 Apr; 296(4)G931-5. doi: 10.1152/ajpgi.00001.2009.

PMID:
    19246636
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Cholesterol and lipid metabolism