David Bruce Bartlett, PhD

Assistant Professor in Medicine
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute
Member of Duke Molecular Physiology Institute
Campus mail 300 North Duke Street, Carmichael Building, Room 50-111, Durham, NC 27701
Phone (919) 684-0622
Email address david.bartlett@duke.edu

David Bartlett is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology. He earned his PhD in Immunology from the University of Birmingham, England where he specialized in the effects of exercise and lifestyles on immune function and systemic inflammation in the elderly. He was awarded a coveted Marie Curie Outgoing Fellowship from the European Union which brought him to Duke under the guidance of William Kraus, MD where he assessed the immunological and physiological responses of exercise training in patients with prediabetes and rheumatoid arthritis. His laboratory studies the effects of exercise and energy balance on immune function and physiology of patient groups including cancer, arthritis and diabetes. His research program is focused on human studies employing a wide range of techniques including human physiological testing, exercise training to in vitro and ex vivo cellular assays. 

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., University of Birmingham, 2014

Publications

Bartlett, DB, Fox, O, McNulty, CL, Greenwood, HL, Murphy, L, Sapey, E, Goodman, M, Crabtree, N, Thøgersen-Ntoumani, C, Fisher, JP, Wagenmakers, AJM, and Lord, JM. "Habitual physical activity is associated with the maintenance of neutrophil migratory dynamics in healthy older adults." Brain, Behavior, and Immunity 56 (August 2016): 12-20.

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26928196
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Bartlett, David B., Margery A. Connelly, Hiba AbouAssi, Lori A. Bateman, K Noelle Tune, Janet L. Huebner, Virginia B. Kraus, et al. “A novel inflammatory biomarker, GlycA, associates with disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis and cardio-metabolic risk in BMI-matched controls..” Arthritis Research & Therapy 18 (April 12, 2016). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13075-016-0982-5.

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27067270
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Vitlic, A, Lord, JM, Taylor, AE, Arlt, W, Bartlett, DB, Rossi, A, Arora-Duggal, N, Welham, A, Heald, M, Oliver, C, Carroll, D, and Phillips, AC. "Neutrophil function in young and old caregivers." British journal of health psychology 21, no. 1 (February 2016): 173-189.

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26285690
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Ludwig, C, Williams, DS, Bartlett, DB, Essex, SJ, McNee, G, Allwood, JW, Jewell, E, Barkhuisen, A, Parry, H, Anandram, S, Nicolson, P, Gardener, C, Seymour, F, Basu, S, Dunn, WB, Moss, PAH, Pratt, G, and Tennant, DA. "Alterations in bone marrow metabolism are an early and consistent feature during the development of MGUS and multiple myeloma." Blood Cancer Journal 5 (January 2015): e359-null. (Letter)

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26473531
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Baylis, D, Ntani, G, Edwards, MH, Syddall, HE, Bartlett, DB, Dennison, EM, Martin-Ruiz, C, von Zglinicki, T, Kuh, D, Lord, JM, Aihie Sayer, A, and Cooper, C. "Inflammation, telomere length, and grip strength: a 10-year longitudinal study." Calcified Tissue International 95, no. 1 (July 2014): 54-63.

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24858709
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Shneerson, C, Bartlett, D, Lord, J, and Gale, N. "Supporting healthy ageing: Training multi-disciplinary healthcare students." European Journal of Integrative Medicine 6, no. 1 (January 1, 2014): 104-111.

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Baylis, D, Bartlett, DB, Syddall, HE, Ntani, G, Gale, CR, Cooper, C, Lord, JM, and Sayer, AA. "Immune-endocrine biomarkers as predictors of frailty and mortality: a 10-year longitudinal study in community-dwelling older people." Age (Dordrecht, Netherlands) 35, no. 3 (June 2013): 963-971.

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22388931
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Greenwood, H, and Bartlett, DB. "Meeting report: British Society for Research on Ageing (BSRA) annual scientific meeting 2012, Aston University, Birmingham, 3rd to 4th July 2012." Longevity & healthspan 2, no. 1 (January 2013): 6-.

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24472617
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Baylis, D, Bartlett, DB, Patel, HP, and Roberts, HC. "Understanding how we age: insights into inflammaging." Longevity & Healthspan 2, no. 1 (January 2013): 8-null.

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24472098
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Bartlett, DB, Firth, CM, Phillips, AC, Moss, P, Baylis, D, Syddall, H, Sayer, AA, Cooper, C, and Lord, JM. "The age-related increase in low-grade systemic inflammation (Inflammaging) is not driven by cytomegalovirus infection." Aging Cell 11, no. 5 (October 2012): 912-915.

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22708923
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