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Shaping the Future

Julienne Bower, Ph.D.

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jbower@ucla.edu

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Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

Health Psychology

Member, Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology

JCCC Patients and Survivors Program Area

Faculty, BWF-IT-MD


Publications:

Accortt Eynav E, Bower Julienne E, Stanton Annette L, Ganz Patricia A   Depression and vasomotor symptoms in young breast cancer survivors: the mediating role of sleep disturbance Archives of women's mental health, 2015; 18(3): 565-8.
Bower Julienne E, Irwin Michael R   Mind-body therapies and control of inflammatory biology: A descriptive review Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2015; .
Tartter Margaret, Hammen Constance, Bower Julienne E, Brennan Patricia A, Cole Steven   Effects of chronic interpersonal stress exposure on depressive symptoms are moderated by genetic variation at IL6 and IL1β in youth Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2015; 46(3): 104-11.
Bower Julienne E, Crosswell Alexandra D, Stanton Annette L, Crespi Catherine M, Winston Diana, Arevalo Jesusa, Ma Jeffrey, Cole Steve W, Ganz Patricia A   Mindfulness meditation for younger breast cancer survivors: a randomized controlled trial Cancer, 2015; 121(8): 1231-40.
Hammen Constance, Bower Julienne E, Cole Steven W   Oxytocin receptor gene variation and differential susceptibility to family environment in predicting youth borderline symptoms Journal of personality disorders, 2015; 29(2): 177-92.
Chiang Jessica J, Bower Julienne E, Almeida David M, Irwin Michael R, Seeman Teresa E, Fuligni Andrew J   Socioeconomic status, daily affective and social experiences, and inflammation during adolescence Psychosomatic medicine, 2015; 77(3): 256-66.
Muscatell Keely A, Dedovic Katarina, Slavich George M, Jarcho Michael R, Breen Elizabeth C, Bower Julienne E, Irwin Michael R, Eisenberger Naomi I   Greater amygdala activity and dorsomedial prefrontal-amygdala coupling are associated with enhanced inflammatory responses to stress Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2015; 43(3): 46-53.
Voege Patricia, Bower Julienne E, Stanton Annette L, Ganz Patricia A   Motivations associated with physical activity in young breast cancer survivors Psychology, health & medicine, 2015; 20(4): 393-9.
Jacobsen Paul B, Muchnick Suzie, Marcus Susan, Amheiser Patricia, Reiersen Pamela, Gonzalez Brian, Gomez Maria, Jim Heather S L, Thompson Lora M A, Minton Susan, Bower Julienne   Pilot study of Iyengar yoga for management of aromatase inhibitor-associated arthralgia in women with breast cancer Psycho-oncology, 2015; 77(3): .
Stanton Annette L, Bower Julienne E   Psychological Adjustment in Breast Cancer Survivors Advances in experimental medicine and biology, 2015; 862(3): 231-42.
Ganz Patricia A, Bower Julienne E, Stanton Annette L   Special Issues in Younger Women with Breast Cancer Advances in experimental medicine and biology, 2015; 862(3): 9-21.
Bower Julienne E, Ganz Patricia A   Symptoms: Fatigue and Cognitive Dysfunction Advances in experimental medicine and biology, 2015; 862(3): 53-75.
Hoyt Michael A, Marin-Chollom Amanda M, Bower Julienne E, Thomas KaMala S, Irwin Michael R, Stanton Annette L   Approach and avoidance coping: diurnal cortisol rhythm in prostate cancer survivors Psychoneuroendocrinology, 2014; 49(50): 182-6.
Ganz Patricia A, Petersen Laura, Castellon Steven A, Bower Julienne E, Silverman Daniel H S, Cole Steven W, Irwin Michael R, Belin Thomas R   Cognitive function after the initiation of adjuvant endocrine therapy in early-stage breast cancer: an observational cohort study Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2014; 32(31): 3559-67.
Irwin Michael R, Olmstead Richard, Breen Elizabeth C, Witarama Tuff, Carrillo Carmen, Sadeghi Nina, Arevalo Jesusa M G, Ma Jeffrey, Nicassio Perry, Ganz Patricia A, Bower Julienne E, Cole Steve   Tai chi, cellular inflammation, and transcriptome dynamics in breast cancer survivors with insomnia: a randomized controlled trial Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Monographs, 2014; 2014(50): 295-301.
Bower Julienne E   Cancer-related fatigue--mechanisms, risk factors, and treatments Nature reviews. Clinical oncology, 2014; 11(10): 597-609.
Crosswell Alexandra D, Lockwood Kimberly G, Ganz Patricia A, Bower Julienne E   Low heart rate variability and cancer-related fatigue in breast cancer survivors Psychoneuroendocrinology, 2014; 45(10): 58-66.
Raposa Elizabeth B, Bower Julienne E, Hammen Constance L, Najman Jake M, Brennan Patricia A   A developmental pathway from early life stress to inflammation: the role of negative health behaviors Psychological science, 2014; 25(6): 1268-74.
Bower Julienne E, Bak Kate, Berger Ann, Breitbart William, Escalante Carmelita P, Ganz Patricia A, Schnipper Hester Hill, Lacchetti Christina, Ligibel Jennifer A, Lyman Gary H, Ogaily Mohammed S, Pirl William F, Jacobsen Paul B, Jacobsen Paul B   Screening, assessment, and management of fatigue in adult survivors of cancer: an American Society of Clinical oncology clinical practice guideline adaptation Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2014; 32(17): 1840-50.
Bower Julienne E, Greendale Gail, Crosswell Alexandra D, Garet Deborah, Sternlieb Beth, Ganz Patricia A, Irwin Michael R, Olmstead Richard, Arevalo Jesusa, Cole Steve W   Yoga reduces inflammatory signaling in fatigued breast cancer survivors: a randomized controlled trial Psychoneuroendocrinology, 2014; 43(6): 20-9.
Crosswell Alexandra D, Bower Julienne E, Ganz Patricia A   Childhood adversity and inflammation in breast cancer survivors Psychosomatic medicine, 2014; 76(3): 208-14.
Guardino Christine M, Dunkel Schetter Christine, Bower Julienne E, Lu Michael C, Smalley Susan L   Randomised controlled pilot trial of mindfulness training for stress reduction during pregnancy Psychology & health, 2014; 29(3): 334-49.
Bower Julienne E, Crosswell Alexandra D, Slavich George M   Childhood Adversity and Cumulative Life Stress: Risk Factors for Cancer-Related Fatigue Clinical psychological science : $b a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, 2014; 2(1): .
Ventura Emily E, Ganz Patricia A, Bower Julienne E, Abascal Liana, Petersen Laura, Stanton Annette L, Crespi Catherine M   Barriers to physical activity and healthy eating in young breast cancer survivors: modifiable risk factors and associations with body mass index Breast cancer research and treatment, 2013; 142(2): 423-33.
Bower Julienne E, Ganz Patricia A, Irwin Michael R, Castellon Steven, Arevalo Jesusa, Cole Steven W   Cytokine genetic variations and fatigue among patients with breast cancer Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2013; 31(13): 1656-61.
Ganz Patricia A, Kwan Lorna, Castellon Steven A, Oppenheim Amy, Bower Julienne E, Silverman Daniel H S, Cole Steve W, Irwin Michael R, Ancoli-Israel Sonia, Belin Thomas R   Cognitive Complaints After Breast Cancer Treatments: Examining the Relationship With Neuropsychological Test Performance Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 2013; 31(13): .
Hoyt Michael A, Stanton Annette L, Bower Julienne E, Thomas Kamala S, Litwin Mark S, Breen Elizabeth C, Irwin Michael R   Inflammatory Biomarkers and Emotional Approach Coping in Men with Prostate Cancer Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2013; 31(13): .
Ganz Patricia A, Bower J E, Kwan L, Castellon S A, Silverman D H S, Geist C, Breen E C, Irwin M R, Cole S W   Does tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-?) play a role in post-chemotherapy cerebral dysfunction? Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2013; 30 Suppl(13): S99-108.
Bower Julienne E, Lamkin Donald M   Inflammation and cancer-related fatigue: mechanisms, contributing factors, and treatment implications Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2013; 30 Suppl(13): S48-57.
Dupont Alexandra, Bower Julienne E, Stanton Annette L, Ganz Patricia A   Cancer-Related Intrusive Thoughts Predict Behavioral Symptoms Following Breast Cancer Treatment Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association, 2013; 30 Suppl(13): .
Thompson Elizabeth, Stanton Annette L, Bower Julienne E   Situational and Dispositional Goal Adjustment in the Context of Metastatic Cancer Journal of personality, 2012; 30(36): .
Bower Julienne E   Treating cancer-related fatigue: the search for interventions that target those most in need Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2012; 30(36): 4449-50.
Cho H J, Kivimäki M, Bower J E, Irwin M R   Association of C-reactive protein and interleukin-6 with new-onset fatigue in the Whitehall II prospective cohort study Psychological medicine, 2012; 30(36): 1-11.
Bower Julienne E   Fatigue, brain, behavior, and immunity: summary of the 2012 Named Series on fatigue Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2012; 26(8): 1220-3.
Cho Hyong Jin, Bower Julienne E, Kiefe Catarina I, Seeman Teresa E, Irwin Michael R   Early life stress and inflammatory mechanisms of fatigue in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2012; 26(6): 859-65.
Thomas Kamala S, Bower Julienne E, Williamson Timothy J, Hoyt Michael A, Wellisch David, Stanton Annette L, Irwin Michael   Post-traumatic disorder symptoms and blunted diurnal cortisol production in partners of prostate cancer patients Psychoneuroendocrinology, 2012; 37(8): 1181-90.
Bower Julienne E, Garet Deborah, Sternlieb Beth, Ganz Patricia A, Irwin Michael R, Olmstead Richard, Greendale Gail   Yoga for persistent fatigue in breast cancer survivors: a randomized controlled trial Cancer, 2012; 118(15): 3766-75.
Howard-Anderson Jessica, Ganz Patricia A, Bower Julienne E, Stanton Annette L   Quality of life, fertility concerns, and behavioral health outcomes in younger breast cancer survivors: a systematic review Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 2012; 104(5): 386-405.
Williamson D A, Roberts S A, Bower J E, Vaughan R, Newton S, Lowe O, Lewis C A, Freeman J T   Clinical failures associated with rpoB mutations in phenotypically occult multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 2012; 16(2): 216-20.
Bower Julienne E, Ganz Patricia A, Irwin Michael R, Kwan Lorna, Breen Elizabeth C, Cole Steve W   Inflammation and behavioral symptoms after breast cancer treatment: do fatigue, depression, and sleep disturbance share a common underlying mechanism? Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2011; 29(26): 3517-22.
Cole Steven W, Arevalo Jesusa M G, Manu Kavya, Telzer Eva H, Kiang Lisa, Bower Julienne E, Irwin Michael R, Fuligni Andrew J   Antagonistic pleiotropy at the human IL6 promoter confers genetic resilience to the pro-inflammatory effects of adverse social conditions in adolescence Developmental psychology, 2011; 47(4): 1173-80.
Ganz Patricia A, Kwan Lorna, Stanton Annette L, Bower Julienne E, Belin Thomas R   Physical and psychosocial recovery in the year after primary treatment of breast cancer Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2011; 29(9): 1101-9.
Bower Julienne E, Ganz Patricia A, Irwin Michael R, Arevalo Jesusa M G, Cole Steve W   Fatigue and gene expression in human leukocytes: increased NF-?B and decreased glucocorticoid signaling in breast cancer survivors with persistent fatigue Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2011; 25(1): 147-50.
Bower Julienne E, Garet Deborah, Sternlieb Beth   Yoga for persistent fatigue in breast cancer survivors: results of a pilot study Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM, 2011; 2011(1): 623168.
Low Carissa A, Stanton Annette L, Bower Julienne E, Gyllenhammer Lauren   A randomized controlled trial of emotionally expressive writing for women with metastatic breast cancer Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association, 2010; 29(4): 460-6.
Thomas Kamala S, Bower Julienne, Hoyt Michael A, Sepah Saviz   Disrupted sleep in breast and prostate cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy: the role of coping processes Psycho-oncology, 2010; 19(7): 767-76.
Sepah Saviz C, Bower Julienne E   Positive affect and inflammation during radiation treatment for breast and prostate cancer Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2009; 23(8): 1068-72.
Cho Hyong Jin, Seeman Teresa E, Bower Julienne E, Kiefe Catarina I, Irwin Michael R   Prospective association between C-reactive protein and fatigue in the coronary artery risk development in young adults study Biological psychiatry, 2009; 66(9): 871-8.
O'Connor Mary-Frances, Bower Julie E, Cho Hyong Jin, Creswell J David, Dimitrov Stoyan, Hamby Mary E, Hoyt Michael A, Martin Jennifer L, Robles Theodore F, Sloan Erica K, Thomas Kamala S, Irwin Michael R   To assess, to control, to exclude: effects of biobehavioral factors on circulating inflammatory markers Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2009; 23(7): 887-97.
Bower Julienne E, Ganz Patricia A, Tao May Lin, Hu Wenhua, Belin Thomas R, Sepah Saviz, Cole Steve, Aziz Najib   Inflammatory biomarkers and fatigue during radiation therapy for breast and prostate cancer Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, 2009; 15(17): 5534-40.
Fuligni Andrew J, Telzer Eva H, Bower Julienne, Irwin Michael R, Kiang Lisa, Cole Steve W   Daily family assistance and inflammation among adolescents from Latin American and European backgrounds Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2009; 23(6): 803-9.
Fuligni Andrew J, Telzer Eva H, Bower Julienne, Cole Steve W, Kiang Lisa, Irwin Michael R   A preliminary study of daily interpersonal stress and C-reactive protein levels among adolescents from Latin American and European backgrounds Psychosomatic medicine, 2009; 71(3): 329-33.
Bower James E, Dowton Mark, Cooper Robert D, Beebe Nigel W   Intraspecific concerted evolution of the rDNA ITS1 in Anopheles farauti sensu stricto (Diptera: Culicidae) reveals recent patterns of population structure Journal of molecular evolution, 2008; 67(4): 397-411.
Beran Tammy M, Stanton Annette L, Kwan Lorna, Seldon Joyce, Bower Julienne E, Vodermaier Andrea, Ganz Patricia A   The trajectory of psychological impact in BRCA1/2 genetic testing: does time heal? Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, 2008; 36(2): 107-16.
Collado-Hidalgo Patricia A, Bower Patricia A, Ganz Patricia A, Irwin Patricia A, Cole Patricia A   Cytokine gene polymorphisms and fatigue in breast cancer survivors: Early findings Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2008; 36(2): .
Low Carissa A, Stanton Annette L, Bower Julienne E   Effects of acceptance-oriented versus evaluative emotional processing on heart rate recovery and habituation Emotion (Washington, D.C.), 2008; 8(3): 419-24.
Bower Julienne E   Behavioral symptoms in patients with breast cancer and survivors Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2008; 26(5): 768-77.
Low Carissa A, Bower Julienne E, Kwan Lorna, Seldon Joyce   Benefit finding in response to BRCA1/2 testing Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, 2008; 35(1): 61-9.
Miller Andrew H, Ancoli-Israel Sonia, Bower Julienne E, Capuron Lucile, Irwin Michael R   Neuroendocrine-immune mechanisms of behavioral comorbidities in patients with cancer Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2008; 26(6): 971-82.
Bower Julienne E   Cancer-related fatigue: links with inflammation in cancer patients and survivors Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2007; 21(7): 863-71.
Bower Julienne E, Ganz Patricia A, Aziz Najib, Olmstead Richard, Irwin Michael R, Cole Steve W   Inflammatory responses to psychological stress in fatigued breast cancer survivors: relationship to glucocorticoids Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2007; 21(3): 251-8.
Ganz Patricia A, Bower Julienne E   Cancer related fatigue: a focus on breast cancer and Hodgkin's disease survivors Acta oncologica (Stockholm, Sweden), 2007; 46(4): 474-9.
Creswell J David, Lam Suman, Stanton Annette L, Taylor Shelley E, Bower Julienne E, Sherman David K   Does self-affirmation, cognitive processing, or discovery of meaning explain cancer-related health benefits of expressive writing? Personality and social psychology bulletin, 2007; 33(2): 238-50.
Bower Julienne E   Management of cancer-related fatigue Clinical advances in hematology & oncology : H&O, 2006; 4(11): 828-9.
Collado-Hidalgo Alicia, Bower Julienne E, Ganz Patricia A, Cole Steve W, Irwin Michael R   Inflammatory biomarkers for persistent fatigue in breast cancer survivors Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, 2006; 12(9): 2759-66.
Bower Julienne E, Ganz Patricia A, Desmond Katherine A, Bernaards Coen, Rowland Julia H, Meyerowitz Beth E, Belin Thomas R   Fatigue in long-term breast carcinoma survivors: a longitudinal investigation Cancer, 2006; 106(4): 751-8.
Bower Julienne E   Prevalence and causes of fatigue after cancer treatment: the next generation of research Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2005; 23(33): 8280-2.
Stanton Annette L, Ganz Patricia A, Kwan Lorna, Meyerowitz Beth E, Bower Julienne E, Krupnick Janice L, Rowland Julia H, Leedham Beth, Belin Thomas R   Outcomes from the Moving Beyond Cancer psychoeducational, randomized, controlled trial with breast cancer patients Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2005; 23(25): 6009-18.
Bower Julienne E, Woolery Alison, Sternlieb Beth, Garet Deborah   Yoga for cancer patients and survivors Cancer control : journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center, 2005; 12(3): 165-71.
Bower Julienne E, Ganz Patricia A, Aziz Najib   Altered cortisol response to psychologic stress in breast cancer survivors with persistent fatigue Psychosomatic medicine, 2005; 67(2): 277-80.
Bower Julienne E, Meyerowitz Beth E, Desmond Katherine A, Bernaards Coen A, Rowland Julia H, Ganz Patricia A   Perceptions of positive meaning and vulnerability following breast cancer: predictors and outcomes among long-term breast cancer survivors Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, 2005; 29(3): 236-45.
Bower Julienne E, Ganz Patricia A, Dickerson Sally S, Petersen Laura, Aziz Najib, Fahey John L   Diurnal cortisol rhythm and fatigue in breast cancer survivors Psychoneuroendocrinology, 2005; 30(1): 92-100.
Bower JE, Ganz PA, Dickerson SS, Petersen L, Aziz N, Fahey JL   Diurnal cortisol rhythm and fatigue in breast cancer survivors Psychoneuroendocrinology. , 2005; 30(1): 92-100.
Castellon Steven A, Ganz Patricia A, Bower Julienne E, Petersen Laura, Abraham Laura, Greendale Gail A   Neurocognitive performance in breast cancer survivors exposed to adjuvant chemotherapy and tamoxifen Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology, 2004; 26(7): 955-69.
Ganz PA, Kwan L, Stanton AL, Krupnick JL, Rowland JH, Meyerowitz BE, Bower JE, Belin TR   Quality of life at the end of primary treatment of breast cancer: first results from the moving beyond cancer randomized trial Journal of the National Cancer Institute. , 2004; 96(5): 376-87.
Ganz Patricia A, Kwan Lorna, Stanton Annette L, Krupnick Janice L, Rowland Julia H, Meyerowitz Beth E, Bower Julienne E, Belin Thomas R   Quality of life at the end of primary treatment of breast cancer: first results from the moving beyond cancer randomized trial Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 2004; 96(5): 376-87.
Bower Julienne E, Segerstrom Suzanne C   Stress management, finding benefit, and immune function: positive mechanisms for intervention effects on physiology Journal of psychosomatic research, 2004; 56(1): 9-11.
Ganz PA, Greendale GA, Petersen L, Kahn B, Bower JE   Breast cancer in younger women: reproductive and late health effects of treatment Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. , 2003; 21(22): 4184-93.
Ganz Patricia A, Greendale Gail A, Petersen Laura, Kahn Barbara, Bower Julienne E   Breast cancer in younger women: reproductive and late health effects of treatment Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2003; 21(22): 4184-93.
Bower JE, Ganz PA, Aziz N, Fahey JL, Cole SW   T-cell homeostasis in breast cancer survivors with persistent fatigue Journal of the National Cancer Institute. , 2003; 95(15): 1165-8.
Bower Julienne E, Ganz Patricia A, Aziz Najib, Fahey John L   Fatigue and proinflammatory cytokine activity in breast cancer survivors Psychosomatic medicine, 2003; 64(4): 604-11.
Bower Julienne E, Kemeny Margaret E, Taylor Shelley E, Fahey John L   Finding positive meaning and its association with natural killer cell cytotoxicity among participants in a bereavement-related disclosure intervention Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, 2003; 25(2): 146-55.
Bower Julienne E, Ganz Patricia A, Aziz Najib, Fahey John L, Cole Steve W   T-cell homeostasis in breast cancer survivors with persistent fatigue Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 2003; 95(15): 1165-8.
Bower JE, Kemeny ME, Taylor SE, Fahey JL   Finding positive meaning and its association with natural killer cell cytotoxicity among participants in a bereavement-related disclosure intervention Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. , 2003; 25(2): 146-55.
Bower J E, Ganz P A, Desmond K A, Rowland J H, Meyerowitz B E, Belin T R   Fatigue in breast cancer survivors: occurrence, correlates, and impact on quality of life Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2000; 18(4): 743-53.
Taylor S E, Kemeny M E, Reed G M, Bower J E, Gruenewald T L   Psychological resources, positive illusions, and health The American psychologist, 2000; 55(1): 99-109.
Bower J E, Kemeny M E, Taylor S E, Fahey J L   Cognitive processing, discovery of meaning, CD4 decline, and AIDS-related mortality among bereaved HIV-seropositive men Journal of consulting and clinical psychology, 1998; 66(6): 979-86.
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