Publications

2020

C Wray, A Kowalski, F Mpondo, L Ochaeta, D Belleza, A DiGirolamo, R Waford, L Richter, N Lee, G Scerif, A D Stein. Executive functions form a single construct and are associated with schooling: evidence from three low- and middle- income countries. PLoS ONE 15(11): e0242936. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0242936

Daniel N. Frank, …Nanette R. Lee, ... et al. Otitis media susceptibility and shifts in the head and neck microbiome due to SPINK5 variants. J Med Genet. 2020 Jul 24;jmedgenet-2020-106844. doi: 10.1136/jmedgenet-2020-106844. PMID: 32709676

L Richter, F M Orkin, L S Adair, M F Kroker-Lobosi, Nanette Lee Mayol, A M.B Menezes, R Martorell, J Murray, Aryeh D Stein, C Victoria. Differential influences of early growth and social factors on young children's cognitive performance in four low-and-middle-income birth cohorts (Brazil, Guatemala, Philippines, and South Africa). Soc Sci Med – Pop Health. Volume 12, Dec 2020, 100648 SSMPH-D-20-00128

Kim AW, Adam EK, Bechayda SA, Kuzawa CW. 2020. Early life stress and HPA axis function independently predict adult depressive symptoms in metropolitan Cebu, Philippines. Journal of Physical Anthropology, e24105. doi:10.1002/ajpa.24105

Pan TD, Kanaan SB, Lee NR, Avila JL, Nelson JL, Eisenberg DTA. Predictors of maternal-origin microchimerism in young women in the Philippines. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2021 Feb;174(2):213-223. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.24191. Epub 2020 Dec 9.

Adair LS, Carba, DB, Lee NR, Borja JB. Stunting, IQ, and final school attainment in the Cebu Longitudinal Health and Nutrition Survey birth cohort. (2021). Economics and Human Biology. 42(2): http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ehb.2021.100999

Regie Lyn Santos-Cortez, Talitha Karisse Yarza, …Nanette R Lee, et al. Identification of novel candidate genes and variants for hearing loss and temporal bone anomalies. Genes (Basel). 2021 Apr 13;12(4):566. doi: 10.3390/genes12040566.

Natalia E Poveda, Fernando P Hartwig, Cesar G Victora, Linda S Adair, … Nanette R Lee, et. al. Patterns of Growth in Childhood in Relation to Adult Schooling Attainment and Intelligence Quotient in 6 Birth Cohorts in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Evidence from the Consortium of Health-Oriented Research in Transitioning Societies (COHORTS). J Nutr. 2021 May 12. PMID: 33982126 DOI: 10.1093/jn/nxab096

Ji Chen,Cassandra N Spracklen, … Nanette R Lee.. et. al. The trans-ancestral genomic architecture of glycemic traits. Nat Genet. 2021 May 31. PMID: 34059833. doi: 10.1038/s41588-021-00852-9.

LCSFC Policy Notes featured in: The Demographic Intelligence Review: Behind the Numbers. 2020 Vol 1. United Nations Population Fund. Philippines

- Largo, F.M., Bacungan, C.C., Alegado, J.L.G., Borja, J.B., Mayol, N.L., Bechayda, S.A.,Bautista, C.A.P., Herrin, A.N. (2019). Mitigating the effects of undernutrition on schooling performance among 10-year-old children: What can be done? Longitudinal Cohort Study on the Filipino Child. UNFPA-OPS Policy Notes Series_No. 1.

- Largo, F.M., Bacungan, C.C., Alegado, J.L.G., Borja, J.B., Mayol, N.L., Bechayda, S.A., Bautista, C.A.P., Herrin, A.N. (2019). Reducing the incidence of bullying and improving elementary school performance: Enhancing effectiveness of school programs. Longitudinal Cohort Study on the Filipino Child. UNFPA-OPS Policy Notes Series_No. 2.

- Largo, F.M., Bacungan, C.C., Alegado, J.L.G., Borja, J.B., Mayol, N.L., Bechayda, S.A., Bautista, C.A.P., Herrin, A.N. (2019). Mitigating the effect of children’s disabilities on elementary education outcomes. Longitudinal Cohort Study on the Filipino Child. UNFPA-OPS Policy Notes Series_No. 3.

- Largo, F.M., Alegado, J.L.G., Herrin, A.N., Borja, J.B., Mayol, N.L., Bechayda, S.A., Bautista, C.A.P. (2020). Early work/labor patterns of Filipino children and their implications on policy. Longitudinal Cohort Study on the Filipino Child. UNFPA-OPS Policy Notes Series_No. 4.

- Alegado, J.L.G., Largo, F.M., Herrin, A.N., Borja, J.B., Mayol, N.L., Bechayda, S.A., Bautista, C.A.P. (2020). Closing the gender gap in schooling outcomes and cognitive ability among Filipino children. Longitudinal Cohort Study on the Filipino Child. UNFPA-OPS Policy Notes Series No. 5.

2019

Ayesha Sania, CR Sudfeld, Goodarz Danaei,… Paulita Duazo,.. Wafaie Fawzi. Early life risk factors of motor, cognitive and language development: a pooled analysis of studies from low/middle income countries. BMJ Open 2019;0:e026449. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026449. Accepted 16 August 2019.

BIRTH-GENE (BIG) Study Working Group, Huang T, Wang T, … Lee N…et al. Association of Birth Weight With Type 2 Diabetes and Glycemic Traits: A Mendelian Randomization Study. JAMA Netw Open. 2019;2(9):e1910915. Published 2019 Sep 4. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.10915

de Castro AB, Hing AK, Lee NR, et al. Cohort profile: The Health of Philippine Emigrants Study (HoPES) to examine the health impacts of international migration from the Philippines to the USA. BMJ Open. 2019;9(11):e032966. Published 2019 Nov 14. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2019-032966

Eisenberg DTA, Lee NR, Rej PH, Hayes MG, Kuzawa CW. Older paternal ages and grandpaternal ages at conception predict longer telomeres in human descendants. Proc Biol Sci. 2019;286(1903):20190800. doi:10.1098/rspb.2019.0800

Eisenberg DTA, Rej PH, Duazo P, Carba D, Hayes MG, Kuzawa CW. Testing for paternal influences on offspring telomere length in a human cohort in the Philippines. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2020;171(3):520‐528. doi:10.1002/ajpa.23983

Kuzawa CW, Adair L, Bechayda SA, Borja JB, Carba DB, Duazo PL, Eisenberg DTA, Georgiev A, Gettler LT, Lee NR, Quinn EA, Rosenbaum S, Rutherford JN, Ryan CP, McDade TW. Evolutionary life history theory as an organizing framework for cohort studies: insights from the Cebu Longitudinal Health and Nutrition Survey. 2020. Annals of Human Biology 47(2), 94-105. DOI: 10.1080/03014460.2020.1742787

Kuziez D, Harkey J, Burack S, Borja J, Quinn EA. Maternal birth weight is associated with milk epidermal growth factor in Filipino women [published online ahead of print, 2020 Feb 14]. Am J Hum Biol. 2020;e23403. doi:10.1002/ajhb.23403

Larson ED, Magno JPM, ......Lee NR,.. et al. A2ML1 and otitis media: novel variants, differential expression, and relevant pathways. Hum Mutat. 2019 Aug;40(8):1156-1171. doi: 10.1002/humu.23769. Epub 2019 May 21.

Masterson EE, Hayes MG, Kuzawa CW, Lee NR, Eisenberg DTA. Early life growth and adult telomere length in a Filipino cohort study. Am J Hum Biol. 2019 Aug 5:e23299. doi: 0.1002/ajhb.23299.

McDade TW, Borja JB, Lee N, et al. C-reactive protein response to influenza vaccination predicts cardiovascular disease risk in the Philippines. Biodemography Soc Biol. 2020;65(1):88‐96. doi:10.1080/19485565.2019.1597623

Rutherford JN, Victoria A deMartelly, Ragsdale HB, Avila JL, Lee NR, Kuzawa CW. Global population variation in placental size and structure: evidence from Cebu, Philippines. Placenta. 2019 Aug 6;85:40-48. doi: 10.1016/j.placenta.2019.08.076.

Spracklen, C.N., Horikoshi, M., .. Lee, N..et al. Identification of type 2 diabetes loci in 433,540 East Asian individuals.Nature (2020)https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-2263-3

Truong BT, Yarza TKL, .. Mohlke KL, Lee NR, .. et al. Exome sequencing reveals novel variants and unique allelic spectrum for hearing impairment in Filipino cochlear implantees. Clin Genet. 2019 May;95(5):634-636. doi: 10.1111/cge.13515.

Tziousmis E, Avila J, and Adair LS. (2019). Determinants of Successful Aging in a Cohort of Filipino Women. Geriatrics 4(1), 12; https://doi.org/10.3390/geriatrics4010012

McDade TW, Ryan CP, Jones MJ, Hoke MK, Borja J, Miller GE, Kuzawa CW, Kobor MS. (2019). Genome-wide analysis of DNA methylation in relation to socioeconomic status during development and early adulthood. Am J Phys Anthropol doi: 10.1002/ajpa.23800. [Epub ahead of print]

Ragsdale HB, Kuzawa CW, Borja, JB. Avila JL, and McDade TW. Regulation of inflammation during gestation and birth outcomes: Inflammatory cytokine balance predicts birth weight and length. Am J Hum Biol. 2019 Apr 13:e23245. doi: 10.1002/ajhb.23245. [Epub ahead of print]

Kuzawa CW, Barrett TM, Borja JB, Lee NR, Aquino CT, Adair LS, McDade TW. Ankle brachial index (ABI) in a cohort of older women in the Philippines: Prevalence of peripheral artery disease (PAD) and predictors of ABI. Am J Hum Biol. 2019 Apr 5:e23237. doi: 10.1002/ajhb.23237. [Epub ahead of print]

Gettler LT, Kuo PX, Bas I, Borja JB. The Roles of Parents in Shaping Fathering Across Generations in Cebu, Philippines. Journal of Marriage and Family. First published: 10 April 2019https://doi.org/10.1111/jomf.12568

Truong BT, Yarza TKL, Bootpetch Roberts T, Roberts S, Xu J, Steritz MJ, Tobias-Grasso CAM, Azamian M, Lalani SR, Mohlke KL, Lee NR, Cutiongco-de la Paz EM, Reyes-Quintos MRT, Santos-Cortez RLP, Chiong CM. Exome sequencing reveals novel variants and unique allelic spectrum for hearing impairment in Filipino cochlear implantees. Clin Genet. 2019 May;95(5):634-636. doi: 10.1111/cge.13515. Epub 2019 Mar 4.

Anne E Justice, Tugce Karaderi, Heather M Highland, ...., Nanette R Lee,..., Cecilia M Lindgren. Protein-coding variants implicate novel genes related to lipid homeostasis contributing to body fat distribution. Nat Genet. 2019 Mar;51(3):452-469. doi: 10.1038/s41588-018-0334-2. Epub 2019 Feb 18.

McDade TW, Ryan CP, Jones MJ, Hoke MK, Borja J, Miller GE, Kuzawa CW, Kobor MS. (2019). Genome-wide analysis of DNA methylation in relation to socioeconomic status during development and early adulthood. Am J Phys Anthropol doi: 10.1002/ajpa.23800. Epub 2019 Feb 16.

Chen F, Lin Z, Bao L, Zimmer Z, Gultiano S, Borja J. Time Use Profiles, Chronic Role Overload, and Women's Body Weight Trajectories from Middle to Later Life in the Philippines. J Health Soc Behav. 2019 Mar;60(1):119-136. doi: 10.1177/0022146519827612. Epub 2019 Feb 6.

Rej PH, Tennyson RL, Lee NR, and Eisenberg DTA. Years of caregiving for chronically ill and disabled family members is not associated with telomere length in the Philippines. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2019 May;103:188-194. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2019.01.019. Epub 2019 Jan 25.

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