Natalia E Poveda, …… Delia B. Carba, Sonny Bechayda, et al. . 2023. Growth patterns in childhood and adolescence and adult body composition: a pooled analysis of birth cohort studies from five low and middle-income countries (COHORTS collaboration).BMJ Open. 2023 Mar 15;13(3):e068427. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-068427.

Melissa B. Manus, …. Delia Carba, Nikola M. Belarmino, et al. 2023.Prenatal household size and composition are associated with infant fecal bacterial diversity in Cebu, Philippines.American Journal of Biological Anthropology. First published: 27 February 2023.


Rosenbaum, S, Kuzawa, C. McDade, T. Bechayda, S., Gettler, L. 2022. Neither environmental unpredictability nor harshness predict reliance on alloparental care among families in Cebu, Philippines. Development and Psychopathology, January 2022.

Alan Feranil, Sonny Bechayda and Isabelita Bas. Is raising grandchildren good or bad for Filipino grandmother’s mental well-being? 2015-2016.e Philippine Population Review.14, 1-15. (released 2022)

Socorro Gultiano and Isabelita Bas. Revelations on Grandmotherhood Among High Fertility Women in the Philippines. 2015-2016.e Philippine Population Review. 14, 1-15. (released 2022)

Delia B. Carba, Nanette Lee Mayol and Linda S. Adair. 10-Year Change in Waist Circumference and Cardiometabolic Profiles of Filipino Women. 2015-2016.e Philippine Population Review. 14, 1-15. (released 2022)

Linda S. Adair, Tita Lorna Perez and Judith B. Borja. The life history of a cohort study: Attrition and its effects on analysis of health outcomes in the Cebu Longitudinal Health and Nutrition Survey. 2015-2016.e Philippine Population Review. 14, 1-15. (released 2022)

Calen P. Ryan, …. Nanette R. Lee, et al. Immune cell type and DNA methylation vary with reproductive status in women: possible pathways for costs of reproduction. Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health, Volume 10, Issue 1, 2022, Pages 47–58.

Gettler, L. Rosenbaum, S., Kuo, P., Sarma, M., Bechayda, S., McDade, T., and Kuzawa, C. 2022. Evidence for an adolescent sensitive period to family experiences influencing adult male testosterone production. PNAS Vol. 119(23): e2202874119

Rosenbaum, S., Kuzawa, C., McDade, T., Bechayda, S., and Gettler, L. 2022. Neither environmental unpredictability nor harshness predict reliance on alloparental care among families in Cebu, Philippines. Development and Psychopathology 34(2):743.

Aryeh Stein…. Nanette R. Lee, Isabelita Bas…et al. 2023. Early life stature, preschool cognitive development, schooling attainment and cognitive functioning in adulthood: a prospective study. The Lancet Global Health Vol 11 (1): E-95-E104. DOI:

Cesar Victora,… Nanette R. Lee, et al. 2022. Effects of early-life poverty on health and human capital in children and adolescents: analyses of national surveys and birth cohort studies in LMICs. The Lancet Vol 399 (10336): P1741-1752. DOI:

Bacong AM, Hing AK, Morey B, Crespi CM, Kabamalan MM, Lee NR, Wang MC, de Castro AB, Gee GC. Health selection on self-rated health and the healthy migrant effect: Baseline and 1-year results from the health of Philippine Emigrants Study. PLOS Glob Public Health. 2022;2(7):e0000324. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgph.0000324. Epub 2022 Jul 22.

Ryan CP, Rege RJ, Lee NR, Carba DB, Kobor MS, MacIsaac JL, Lin DS, Atashzay P, Kuzawa CW. Maternal epigenetic clocks measured during pregnancy do not predict gestational age at delivery or offspring birth outcomes: a replication study in metropolitan Cebu, Philippines. Clin Epigenetics. 2022 Jun 22;14(1):78. doi: 10.1186/s13148-022-01296-6.

Kuzawa CW, Ryan CP, Adair LS, Lee NR, Carba DB, MacIsaac JL, Dever K, Atashzay P, Kobor MS, McDade TW. Birth weight and maternal energy status during pregnancy as predictors of epigenetic age acceleration in young adults from metropolitan Cebu, Philippines. Epigenetics. 2022 Nov;17(11):1535-1545. doi: 10.1080/15592294.2022.2070105. Epub 2022 May 14.

Mahajan, A, ...N. Lee...DIAMANTE Consortium... et al. 2022. Multi-ancestry genetic study of type 2 diabetes highlights the power of diverse populations for discovery and translation. Nat Genet. 2022 May;54(5):560-572. doi: 10.1038/s41588-022-01058-3. Epub 2022 May 12.

Jithin Sam Varghese, …Nanette R. Lee, et al.. 2022. Subjective social status is associated with happiness but not weight status or psychological distress: An analysis of three prospective birth cohorts from low- and middle-income countries. Wellbeing, Space and Society (Vol 3):100115, ISSN 2666-5581,

Lansdon LA, …Lee NR, et al. 2022. Genome-wide analysis of copy number variation in humans with cleft lip and/or cleft palate identifies COBLL1, RIC1, and ARHGEF38 as clefting genes. Am J Hum Genet. 2022 Nov 30:S0002-9297(22)00503-1. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2022.11.012. Epub ahead of print.

Yengo L, ….Lee NR, et al. 2022. A saturated map of common genetic variants associated with human height. Nature. 2022 Oct;610(7933):704-712. doi: 10.1038/s41586-022-05275-y. Epub 2022 Oct 12.

Ahmed S, PrayGod G, RLee N, et al. 2022. Long-term health after Severe Acute Malnutrition in children and adults- the role of the Pancreas (SAMPA): Protocol. F1000Res. 2022 Jul 12;11:777. doi: 10.12688/f1000research.123389.2.

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