H3Africa Publications for 2015

  1. African partnerships through the H3Africa Consortium bring a genomic dimension to longitudinal population studies on the continent.Ramsay M, Sankoh O; as members of the AWI-Gen study and the H3Africa Consortium.Int J Epidemiol. 2015 Dec 10. pii: dyv187. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.PMID: 26659658

  2. Human Heredity and Health (H3) in Africa Kidney Disease Research Network: A Focus on Methods in Sub-Saharan Africa. Osafo C, Raji YR, Burke D, Tayo BO, Tiffin N, Moxey-Mims MM, Rasooly RS, Kimmel PL, Ojo A, Adu D, Parekh RS; H3Africa Kidney Disease Research Network Investigators as members of The H3Africa Consortium. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Dec 7;10(12):2279-87. doi: 10.2215/CJN.11951214. Epub 2015 Jul 2.PMID: 26138261

  3. "Broadband" Bioinformatics Skills Transfer with the Knowledge Transfer Programme (KTP): Educational Model for Upliftment and Sustainable Development.Chimusa ER, Mbiyavanga M, Masilela V, Kumuthini J.PLoS Comput Biol. 2015 Nov 19;11(11):e1004512. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004512. eCollection 2015 Nov.PMID: 26583922

  4. Artocarpus altilis CG-901 alters critical nodes in the JH1-kinase domain of Janus kinase 2 affecting upstream JAK/STAT3 signaling.Nash O, Omotuyi O, Lee J, Kwon BM, Ogbadu L.J Mol Model. 2015 Nov;21(11):280. doi: 10.1007/s00894-015-2821-z. Epub 2015 Oct 7.PMID: 26442513

  5. A systematic review of known mechanisms of hydroxyurea-induced fetal hemoglobin for treatment of sickle cell disease. Pule GD, Mowla S, Novitzky N, Wiysonge CS, Wonkam A.Expert Rev Hematol. 2015 Oct;8(5):669-79. doi: 10.1586/17474086.2015.1078235. Epub 2015 Sep 1.PMID:26327494
  6. Association between Variants at BCL11A Erythroid-Specific Enhancer and Fetal Hemoglobin Levels among Sickle Cell Disease Patients in Cameroon: Implications for Future Therapeutic Interventions. Pule GD, Ngo Bitoungui VJ, Chetcha Chemegni B, Kengne AP, Antonarakis S, Wonkam A.OMICS. 2015 Oct;19(10):627-31. doi: 10.1089/omi.2015.0124. Epub 2015 Sep 22. PMID:26393293

  7. Genetic Diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex Isolated from Tuberculosis Patients in Bahir Dar City and Its Surroundings, Northwest Ethiopia. Anwar Nuru,1,2 Gezahegne Mamo,3 Adane Worku,1 Aschalew Admasu,4 Girmay Medhin,1 Rembert Pieper,5 and Gobena Ameni1. BioMed Research International BioMed Research International 2015;2015:174732. doi: 10.1155/2015/174732. Epub 2015 Sep 28. PMID:26491657
  8. JMS: An Open Source Workflow Management System and Web-Based Cluster Front-End for High Performance Computing.Brown DK, Penkler DL, Musyoka TM, Bishop ÖT.PLoS One. 2015 Aug 17;10(8):e0134273. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0134273. eCollection 2015.PMID: 26280450

  9. Phenotyping Stroke in Sub-Saharan Africa: Stroke Investigative Research and Education Network (SIREN) Phenomics Protocol. Akpalu A, Sarfo FS, Ovbiagele B, Akinyemi R, Gebregziabher M, Obiako R, Owolabi L, Sagoe K, Jenkins C, Arulogun O, Adamu S, Appiah LT, Adadey MA, Agyekum F, Quansah JA, Mensah YB, Adeoye AM, Singh A, Tosin AO, Ohifemen O, Sani AA, Tabi-Ajayi E, Phillip IO, Isah SY, Tabari NA, Mande A, Agunloye AM, Ogbole GI, Akinyemi JO, Akpa OM, Laryea R, Melikam SE, Adinku D, Uvere E, Burkett NS, Adekunle GF, Kehinde SI, Azuh PC, Dambatta AH, Ishaq NA, Arnett D, Tiwari HK, Lackland D, Owolabi M.Neuroepidemiology. 2015 Aug 19;45(2):73-82. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26304844

  10. Exploring researchers’ experiences of working with a researcher-driven, population-specific community advisory board in a South African schizophrenia genomics study. Megan M. Campbell, Ezra Susser, Jantina de Vries, Adam Baldinger, Goodman Sibeko, Michael M. Mndini, Sibonile G. Mqulwana, Odwa A. Ntola, Raj S. Ramesar, Dan J. Stein. BMC Med Ethics. 2015; 16: 45. Published online 2015 July 2. doi: 10.1186/s12910-015-0037-5 PMCID: PMC4487967

  11. Perspectives in Genetics and Sickle Cell Disease Prevention in Africa: Beyond the Preliminary Data from Cameroon.Wonkam A, Ngo Bitoungui VJ, Ngogang J.Public Health Genomics. 2015;18(4):237-41. doi: 10.1159/000431020. Epub 2015 Jun 4. PMID:26044545

  12. Ebola Virus Epidemiology, Transmission, and Evolution during Seven Months in Sierra Leone. Park DJ et al.Cell. 2015 Jun 18;161(7):1516-26. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2015.06.007.PMID: 26091036
  13. Prevalent high-risk HPV infection and vaginal microbiota in Nigerian women. Dareng EO, Ma B, Famooto AO, Akarolo-Anthony SN, Offiong RA, Olaniyan O, Dakum PS, Wheeler CM, Fadrosh D, Yang H, Gajer P, Brotman RM, Ravel J, Adebamowo CA.Epidemiol Infect. 2015 Jun 11:1-15. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26062721
  14. Negative Epistasis between Sickle and Foetal Haemoglobin Suggests a Reduction in Protection against Malaria. Mmbando BP, Mgaya J, Cox SE, Mtatiro SN, Soka D, Rwezaula S, Meda E, Msaki E, Snow RW, Jeffries N, Geller NL, Makani J.PLoS One. 2015 May 12;10(5):e0125929. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0125929. eCollection 2015. PMID: 25965586
  15. The burden of stroke in Africa: a glance at the present and a glimpse into the future. Owolabi MO, Akarolo-Anthony S, Akinyemi R, Arnett D, Gebregziabher M, Jenkins C, Tiwari H, Arulogun O, Akpalu A, Sarfo FS, Obiako R, Owolabi L, Sagoe K, Melikam S, Adeoye AM, Lackland D, Ovbiagele B; Members of the H3Africa Consortium.Cardiovasc J Afr. 2015 Mar-Apr;26(2 Suppl 1):S27-38. doi: 10.5830/CVJA-2015-038. PMID: 25962945

  16. Stroke genomics in people of African ancestry: charting new paths. Akinyemi RO, Ovbiagele B, Akpalu A, Jenkins C, Sagoe K, Owolabi L, Sarfo F, Obiako R, Gebreziabher M, Melikam E, Warth S, Arulogun O, Lackland D, Ogunniyi A, Tiwari H, Kalaria RN, Arnett D, Owolabi MO; SIREN Investigators as Members of the H3Africa Consortium. Cardiovasc J Afr. 2015 Mar-Apr;26(2 Suppl 1):S39-49. doi: 10.5830/CVJA-2015-039. PMID: 25962947

  17. Sickle cell disease and H3Africa: enhancing genomic research on cardiovascular diseases in African patients. Wonkam A, Makani J, Ofori-Aquah S, Nnodu OE, Treadwell M, Royal C, Ohene-Frempong K; Members of the H3Africa Consortium. Cardiovasc J Afr. 2015 Mar-Apr;26 (2 Suppl 1):S50-5. doi: 10.5830/CVJA-2015-040. Review.PMID:25962948

  18. Discovery of novel rhabdoviruses in the blood of healthy individuals from West Africa. Stremlau MH, Andersen KG, Folarin OA, Grove JN, Odia I, Ehiane PE, Omoniwa O, Omoregie O, Jiang PP, Yozwiak NL, Matranga CB, Yang X, Gire SK, Winnicki S, Tariyal R, Schaffner SF, Okokhere PO, Okogbenin S, Akpede GO, Asogun DA, Agbonlahor DE, Walker PJ, Tesh RB, Levin JZ, Garry RF, Sabeti PC, Happi CT. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Mar 17;9(3):e0003631. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003631. eCollection 2015 Mar.PMID: 25781465

  19. Welcome to eNeurologicalSci (eNS)!Ovbiagele B. eNeurologicalSci. 2015 Mar;1(1):10-11. No abstract available.PMID: 26366441 Free PMC Article
  20. The H3Africa policy framework: negotiating fairness in genomics.Jantina de Vries, Paulina Tindana, Katherine Littler, Michèle Ramsay, Charles Rotimi, Akin Abayomi, Nicola Mulder, Bongani M. Mayosi. 2015 Mar; 31(3):11
  21. A quick guide for building a successful bioinformatics community. Budd A, Corpas M, Brazas MD, Fuller JC, Goecks J, Mulder NJ, Michaut M, Ouellette BF, Pawlik A, Blomberg N. PLoS Comput Biol. 2015 Feb 5;11(2):e1003972. PMID: 25654371