Robert W. McGarrah, MD

Medical Instructor in the Department of Medicine
Member of Duke Molecular Physiology Institute
Campus mail 104775, 49-208J, Durham, NC 27701
Phone (919) 681-3945
Email address robert.mcgarrah@duke.edu

Education and Training

  • Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship, Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, 2012 - 2016
  • Research Fellow, Cardiovascular Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, 2011 - 2012
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital, 2008 - 2011
  • M.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, 2008

Publications

McGarrah, RW. "Metabolic Anthropology: Selection Pressure Shapes Fatty Acid Metabolism in Greenlandic Inuit Populations." Circulation. Cardiovascular genetics 10, no. 3 (June 2017).

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28611035
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McGarrah, RW, Kelly, JP, Craig, DM, Haynes, C, Jessee, RC, Huffman, KM, Kraus, WE, and Shah, SH. "A Novel Protein Glycan-Derived Inflammation Biomarker Independently Predicts Cardiovascular Disease and Modifies the Association of HDL Subclasses with Mortality." Clinical chemistry 63, no. 1 (January 2017): 288-296.

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27811210
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McGarrah, RW, Slentz, CA, and Kraus, WE. "The Effect of Vigorous- Versus Moderate-Intensity Aerobic Exercise on Insulin Action." Current cardiology reports 18, no. 12 (December 2016): 117-. (Review)

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27796854
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McGarrah, RW. "Refocusing the AIM on HDL in the metabolic syndrome." Atherosclerosis 251 (August 2016): 531-533.

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27397735
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McGarrah, RW, and Shah, SH. "Exomes, Proteins, and Cardiovascular Disease: Making Sense of the Signals." Circulation. Cardiovascular genetics 9, no. 4 (August 2016): 318-319.

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27531916
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Hunter, WG, Kelly, JP, McGarrah, RW, Khouri, MG, Craig, D, Haynes, C, Ilkayeva, O, Stevens, RD, Bain, JR, Muehlbauer, MJ, Newgard, CB, Felker, GM, Hernandez, AF, Velazquez, EJ, Kraus, WE, and Shah, SH. "Metabolomic Profiling Identifies Novel Circulating Biomarkers of Mitochondrial Dysfunction Differentially Elevated in Heart Failure With Preserved Versus Reduced Ejection Fraction: Evidence for Shared Metabolic Impairments in Clinical Heart Failure." Journal of the American Heart Association 5, no. 8 (July 29, 2016).

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27473038
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Samad, Z, Vora, AN, Dunning, A, Schulte, PJ, Shaw, LK, Al-Enezi, F, Ersboll, M, McGarrah, RW, Vavalle, JP, Shah, SH, Kisslo, J, Glower, D, Harrison, JK, and Velazquez, EJ. "Aortic valve surgery and survival in patients with moderate or severe aortic stenosis and left ventricular dysfunction." European heart journal 37, no. 28 (July 2016): 2276-2286.

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26787441
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White, PJ, Lapworth, AL, An, J, Wang, L, McGarrah, RW, Stevens, RD, Ilkayeva, O, George, T, Muehlbauer, MJ, Bain, JR, Trimmer, JK, Brosnan, MJ, Rolph, TP, and Newgard, CB. "Branched-chain amino acid restriction in Zucker-fatty rats improves muscle insulin sensitivity by enhancing efficiency of fatty acid oxidation and acyl-glycine export." Molecular metabolism 5, no. 7 (July 2016): 538-551.

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27408778
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Hunter, WG, Kelly, JP, McGarrah, RW, Kraus, WE, and Shah, SH. "Metabolic Dysfunction in Heart Failure: Diagnostic, Prognostic, and Pathophysiologic Insights From Metabolomic Profiling." Current heart failure reports 13, no. 3 (June 2016): 119-131. (Review)

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27216948
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McGarrah, RW, Craig, DM, Haynes, C, Dowdy, ZE, Shah, SH, and Kraus, WE. "High-density lipoprotein subclass measurements improve mortality risk prediction, discrimination and reclassification in a cardiac catheterization cohort." Atherosclerosis 246 (March 2016): 229-235.

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26803432
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