2011 Publications

  1. Anderson SG, Younger N, Heald AH, Tulloch-Reid MK, Simukonda WP, Mbanya JC, Jackson MD, Balkau B, Sharma S, Tanya A, Forrester T, Wilks R, Cruickshank JK. Nutrient intakes and dysglycaemia in populations of West African origin. The British Journal of Nutrition 2011 Jan;105(2):297-306.

  2. Asnani M, McCaw-Binns A, Reid M. “Excess Risk of Maternal Death from Sickle Cell Disease in Jamaica: 1998–2007”. PLoS ONE Oct 2011. 6(10): e26281. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0026281

  3. Baker-Henningham H (2011) “Transporting evidence-based interventions across cultures: Using focus groups with teachers and parents to inform the implementation of the Incredible Years Teacher Training Programme in Jamaica.”Child: Care, Health and Development 37(5): 649-661.

  4. Baker-Henningham H WS, Grantham-McGregor S. (in press) Early child development in developing countries: The role of nutrition and stimulation. In: Conference Proceedings: Inclusive early child development: An underestimated component within poverty reduction Bezev (Disability and Development Corporation), 3rd to 4th February, Bonn, Germany2011.

  5. Baker-Henningham H. Transporting evidence-based interventions across cultures: using focus groups with teachers and parents of pre-school children to inform the implementation of the Incredible Years Teacher Training Programme in Jamaica. Child Care Health Dev2011 Sep;37(5):649-61.

  6. Bortolusso Ali S, MooSangM, King L, Knight-Madden J, Reid M. ‘Risk of stroke recurrence in children with sickle cell disease treated with Hydroxyurea following first clinical stroke’. Am J Hematol. 2011 Oct;86(10):846-50.

  7. Chiang CW, Gajdos ZK, Korn JM, Butler JL, Hackett R, Guiducci C, Nguyen TT, Wilks R, Forrester T, Henderson KD, Le Marchand L, Henderson BE, Haiman CA, Cooper RS, Lyon HN, Zhu X, McKenzie CA, Palmert MR, Hirschhorn JN. “The efficacy of detecting variants with small effects on the Affymetrix 6.0 platform using pooled DNA”. Hum Genet. 2011 Nov;130(5):607-21. Epub 2011 Mar 22. PubMed PMID: 21424828.

  8. Cho G, Hambleton IR. Regular long-term red blood cell transfusions for managing chronic chest complications in sickle cell disease. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2011 Sep 7;(9):CD008360. Review. PubMed PMID: 21901721.

  9. Cumberbatch CG, Younger NO, Ferguson TS, McFarlane SR, Francis D, Wilks RJ, Tulloch-Reid MK. Reported Hours of Sleep, Diabetes Prevalence and Glucose Control in Jamaican Adults: Analysis from the Jamaica Lifestyle Survey 2007/08. International Journal of Endocrinology, vol. 2011, Article ID 716214, 8 pages, 2011. doi:10.1155/2011/716214 Available at: https://www.hindawi.com/journals/ije/aip/716214

  10. Dubois L, Francis DK, Burnier D, Tatone-Tokuda F, Girard M, Gordon-Strachan G, Fox K, Wilks R. Household food insecurity and childhood overweight in Jamaica and Quebec: a gender-based analysis. BMC Public Health 2011, 11:199

  11. Ferguson TS, Francis DK, Tulloch-Reid MK, Younger NOM, McFarlane SR, Wilks RJ. An update on the burden of cardiovascular disease risk factors in Jamaica: Findings from the Jamaica Health and Lifestyle Survey 2007-2008. West Indian Med J 2011; 60;4:415-421

  12. Ferguson TS, Tulloch-Reid MK, Cunningham-Myrie CA, Davidson-Sadler T, Copeland S, Lewis-Fuller, Wilks RJ. Chronic disease in the Caribbean: Strategies to respond to the region’s public health challenge: What can we learn from Jamaica’s experience? West Indian Med J 2011; 60; 4:390-403

  13. Ferguson TS, Tulloch-Reid MK, Younger NO, McFarlane SR, Francis DK, Wilks RJ. Prehypertension in Jamaica: A Review of Data from Recent Studies. West Indian Med J 2011;4:422-426

  14. Ferguson TS, Tulloch-Reid MK, Younger NO, Wright-Pascoe RA, Boyne MS, McFarlane SM, Francis DK, Wilks RJ. Cardiovascular disease among patients attending a specialist diabetes clinic in Jamaica. Research Reports in Clinical Cardiology 2011:2, 41-50

  15. Ferguson TS, Tulloch-Reid MK, Younger NOM, Wright-Pascoe, RA, Boyne MS, McFarlane SR, Francis DK, Wilks RJ. “Cardiovascular disease among patients attending a specialist diabetes clinic in Jamaica.” Research Reports in Clinical Cardiology 2011; 2:41-50.

  16. Ferguson TS. Castor Bean Ingestion and Ricin Toxicity in a Case of Attempted Suicide. West Indian Med J 2011; 60 (5):596 https://ojs.mona.uwi.edu/index.php/wimj/article/view/2929/2688

  17. Fletcher H, Gordon-Strachan G, McFarlane S. A Survey of Provider's Knowledge, Opinions and Practices regarding induced abortions in Jamaica, International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, IJG-D-10-01177R1 (2011)

  18. Flower CH, Hennis AJ, Liang MH. Report of an international symposium on narrowing the Gap in the treatment and study of SLE worldwide: minimum best practices in the management and monitoring of moderate to severe SLE and improving outcomes in constrained environments. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2011 Sep;4(3):105-12. PubMed PMID: 21505771; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3261257.

  19. Green CO, Wheatley, A.O., Hanchard, B., Gibson, T.N., McGrowder, D.A., Dilworth, L.L. and Asemota, H.N. Histopathological effects of ortanique peel polymethoxylated flavones on organ structures of hypercholesterolemic rats. FASEB2011;25:616.2.

  20. Green CO, Wheatley, A.O., McGrowder, D.A., Dilworth, L.L. and Asemota, H.N. Hypolipidemic effects of Ortanique peel polymethoxylated flavones in rats with diet-induced hypercholesterolemia. Journal of Food Biochemistry2011;35(5):1555-60.

  21. Harrison DK, Greenidge AR, Landis RC. Skin SO₂ measurement using visible lightguide spectrophotometry in a black population: a feasibility study. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2011;701:277-82. PubMed PMID: 21445798.

  22. Hagley AC,Younger-Coleman NO, Richards AA, Nwokocha CR, Pepple DJ. The effect of sildenafil on the elasticity of erythrocytes in homozygous sickle cell disease. Indian J Med Sci. 2011 Jun;65(6):243-9.

  23. Jackson MD, Walker S, Younger NM, Bennett FI. (2011) Use of a food frequency questionnaire to assess diets of Jamaican adults: validation and correlation with biomarkers Nutrition Journal 2011, 10:28 (9 April 2011) https://www.nutritionj.com/content/10/1/28

  24. Kieling C, Baker-Henningham H, Belfer M, Conti G, Ertem I, Omigbodun O, Rohde LA, Srinath S, Ulkuer N, Rahman A. (2011)“Child and adolescent mental health worldwide: evidence for action.” The Lancet 378(9801): 1515-1525.

  25. Lawrence Wright MB, Boyne MS, Osmond C, Royal-Thomas TY, Forrester TE. “Developmental determinants of vascular status in a prospective Jamaican cohort of 9 – 12 year old children.” J Hum Hypertens. 2011;25: 457-64.

  26. Leske MC, Wu SY, Nemesure B, Hennis A. Incident open-angle glaucoma and ocular perfusion pressure. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011 Oct 7;52(11):7943. doi: 10.1167/iovs.11-8394. Print 2011. PubMed PMID: 21984728; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3207853.

  27. Less LA, Ragoobirsingh D, Morrison EY, Boyne MS, Anderson-Johnson P. “The Jamaican Lay Facilitators Program: a positive impact on glycaemic control.” Diabetes Management 2011; 1: 167-173

  28. Lettre G PC, Young T, Ejebe KG, Allayee H, Benjamin EJ, Bennett F, Bowden DW, Chakravarti A, Dreisbach A, Farlow DN, Folsom AR, Fornage M, Forrester T, Fox E, Haiman CA, Hartiala J, Harris TB, Hazen SL, Heckbert SR, Henderson BE, Hirschhorn JN, Keating BJ, Kritchevsky SB, Larkin E, Li M, Rudock ME, McKenzie CA, Meigs JB, Meng YA, Mosley TH, Newman AB, Newton-Cheh CH, Paltoo DN, Papanicolaou GJ, Patterson N, Post WS, Psaty BM, Qasim AN, Qu L, Rader DJ, Redline S, Reilly MP, Reiner AP, Rich SS, Rotter JI, Liu Y, Shrader P, Siscovick DS, Tang WH, Taylor HA, Tracy RP, Vasan RS, Waters KM, Wilks R, Wilson JG, Fabsitz RR, Gabriel SB, Kathiresan S, Boerwinkle E Genome-wide association study of coronary heart disease and its risk factors in 8,090 African Americans: the NHLBI CARe Project. PLoS Genet 7(2): [serial on the Internet]. 2011; 7(2).

  29. Madu EC, Tulloch-Reid MK, Baugh DS, Tulloch-Reid E, Potu C. Clinical utility of transoesophageal echocardiography in low resource environments: the Jamaican experience. West Indian Med J. 2011 Dec;60(6):653-7.

  30. Mohammed H, Tulloch-Reid MK. Persistent hypokalaemia in a Jamaican hypertensive patient. West Indian Med J. 2011 Dec;60(6):674-7.

  31. Morgan ND, Ferguson TS, Younger NOM, Tulloch-Reid MK, Francis DK, McFarlane SR, Grant A, Lewis-Fuller E, Wilks RJ. Prevalence of High Risk Sexual Behaviour in Jamaican Adults and its Relationship to Socio-Demographic and Religious Factors: Findings from the Jamaica Health and Lifestyle Survey 2007-2008. West Indian Med J, 2012; 61 (9): 873-880. Available at: https://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/fms/wimj/article/492 Picking D, Younger N, Mitchell S, Delgoda R. The prevalence of herbal medicine home use and concomitant use with pharmaceutical medicines in Jamaica. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 137 (2011) 305– 311

  32. Nebor D, Bowers A, Hardy-Dessources M, Knight-Madden J, Romana M, Reid H, Barthélémy J, Cumming V, Elion J, King L, Hue O, Reid M and Connes P. ‘Clinical severity of sickle cell anemia and its relationships with inflammation, blood rheology and the sympatho-vagal balance Haematologica’. 2011 Nov;96(11):1589-94.

  33. Nebor D., Bowers, A. , Hardy-Dessources, M.D., Knight-Madden J.M., Romana M., Reid H. et al. Frequency of painful crises in sickle cell anaemia and its relationships with the sympatho-vagal balance, blood viscosity and inflammation, Haematologica. 2011;96(11):1589-94.

  34. Serjeant GR, Serjeant BE, Fraser RA, Hambleton IR, Higgs DR, Kulozik AE, Donaldson A. Hb S-β-thalassemia: molecular, hematological and clinical comparisons. Hemoglobin. 2011;35(1):1-12. PubMed PMID: 21250876.

  35. Sumner AE, Micklesfield LK, Ricks M, Tambay AV, Avila NA, Thomas F, Lambert EV, Levitt NS, Evans J, Rotimi CN, Tulloch-Reid MK, Goedecke JH. Waist circumference, BMI, and visceral adipose tissue in white women and women of African descent. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011 Mar;19(3):671-4. Epub 2010 Sep 16.

  36. Sun C, Huo D, Nemesure B, Hennis A, Leske MC, Wu SY, Niu Q, Olopade OI, Di Rienzo A. Lack of association between common UGT2B nonsynonymous single-nucleotide polymorphisms and breast cancer in populations of African ancestry. Int J Cancer. 2012 Jun 1;130(11):2740-2. doi: 10.1002/ijc.26300. Epub 2011 Aug 24. PubMed PMID: 21780111; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3268011.

  37. Sun C, Huo D, Southard C, Nemesure B, Hennis A, Cristina Leske M, Wu SY, Witonsky DB, Olopade OI, Di Rienzo A. A signature of balancing selection in the region upstream to the human UGT2B4 gene and implications for breast cancer risk. Hum Genet. 2011 Dec;130(6):767-75. Epub 2011 Jun 10. PubMed PMID: 21660508.

  38. Thompson DS, Ferguson TS, Samms-Vaughan ME, Wilks RJ, Phillips DI, Osmond C, Forrester TE, Boyne MS. The interrelationship between birth size, cortisol, adiponectin, IGF-I and glucose metabolism in Afro-Caribbean young adults. Poster presentation at the Endocrine Society 93rd Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, June 6, 2011. Endocr Rev 2011; 32: P3-523.

  39. Tulloch-Reid MK, Aiken WD, Morrison BF, Tulloch T, Mayhew R, Wan RL, BennettFI, Coard KC, Jackson MD. Body mass index and prostate specific antigen levels in Jamaican men. West Indian Med J. 2011 Jun;60(3):316-21.

  40. Walker S, Wachs T, Grantham-McGregor S, Black M, Nelson C, Huffman S, Baker-Henningham H, Chang S, Hamadani J, Lozoff B, Meeks Gardner J, Powell C, Rahman A, Richter L (2011) “Inequality begins in early childhood: Risk and protective factors for early child development.”The Lancet 378(9799): 1325-1328.

  41. Walker SP, Chang SM, Vera-Hernandez M, Grantham-McGregor S. Early childhood stimulation benefits adult competence and reduces violent behavior. Pediatrics 2011 May;127(5):849-857.Pubmed PMID:21518715

  42. Ward SN, Boyne MS, McGrowder D, Gibson TN, McKenzie CA. “The predictive value of urinary vanillylmandelic acid testing in the diagnosis of phaeochromocytoma at the University Hospital of the West Indies.” West Indian Med J. 2011;60:141-7.

  43. Zheng Y, Ogundiran TO, Adebamowo C, Nathanson KL, Domchek SM, Rebbeck TR, Simon MS, John EM, Hennis A, Nemesure B, Wu SY, Leske MC, Ambs S, Niu Q, Zhang J, Cox NJ, Olopade OI, Huo D. Lack of association between common single nucleotide polymorphisms in the TERT-CLPTM1L locus and breast cancer in women of African ancestry. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012 Feb;132(1):341-5. Epub 2011 Nov 29. PubMed PMID: 22134622.