H3Africa Publications for 2014

  1. Enhanced methods for unbiased deep sequencing of Lassa and Ebola RNA viruses from clinical and biological samples. Matranga CB, Andersen KG, Winnicki S, Busby M, Gladden AD, Tewhey R, Stremlau M, Berlin A, Gire SK, England E, Moses LM, Mikkelsen TS, Odia I, Ehiane PE, Folarin O, Goba A, Kahn SH, Grant DS, Honko A, Hensley L, Happi C, Garry RF, Malboeuf CM, Birren BW, Gnirke A, Levin JZ, Sabeti PC.Genome Biol. 2014;15(11):519.
    PMID: 25403361

  2. Clinical illness and outcomes in patients with Ebola in Sierra Leone. Schieffelin JS, Shaffer JG, Goba A, Gbakie M, Gire SK, Colubri A, Sealfon RS, Kanneh L, Moigboi A, Momoh M, Fullah M, Moses LM, Brown BL, Andersen KG, Winnicki S, Schaffner SF, Park DJ, Yozwiak NL, Jiang PP, Kargbo D, Jalloh S, Fonnie M, Sinnah V, French I, Kovoma A, Kamara FK, Tucker V, Konuwa E, Sellu J, Mustapha I, Foday M, Yillah M, Kanneh F, Saffa S, Massally JL, Boisen ML, Branco LM, Vandi MA, Grant DS, Happi C, Gevao SM, Fletcher TE, Fowler RA, Bausch DG, Sabeti PC, Khan SH, Garry RF; KGH Lassa Fever Program; Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Consortium; WHO Clinical Response Team. N Engl J Med. 2014 Nov 27;371(22):2092-100. PMID: 25353969 

  3. Empowering African genomics for infectious disease control. Folarin OA, Happi AN, Happi CT. Genome Biol. 2014 Nov 7;15(11):515 PMID: 25417758
  4. Evaluative profiling of arsenic sensing and regulatory systems in the human microbiome project genomes. Isokpehi RD, Udensi UK, Simmons SS, Hollman AL, Cain AE, Olofinsae SA, Hassan OA, Kashim ZA, Enejoh OA, Fasesan DE, Nashiru O. Microbiol Insights. 2014 Nov 11;7:25-34. doi: 10.4137/MBI.S18076. eCollection 2014. PMID: 25452698

  5. Genetic characterization of Greek population isolates reveals strong genetic drift at missense and trait-associated variants. Panoutsopoulou K, Hatzikotoulas K, Xifara DK, Colonna V, Farmaki AE, Ritchie GR, Southam L, Gilly A, Tachmazidou I, Fatumo S, Matchan A, Rayner NW, Ntalla I, Mezzavilla M, Chen Y, Kiagiadaki C, Zengini E, Mamakou V, Athanasiadis A, Giannakopoulou M, Kariakli VE, Nsubuga RN, Karabarinde A, Sandhu M, McVean G, Tyler-Smith C, Tsafantakis E, Karaleftheri M, Xue Y, Dedoussis G, Zeggini E. Nat Commun. 2014 Nov 6;5:5345.PMID: 25373335
  6. Informed consent and ethical re-use of African genomic data. Wright GE, Adeyemo AA, Tiffin N. Hum Genomics. 2014 Oct 22;8:18. doi: 10.1186/s40246-014-0018-7.PMID: 25339190
  7. Epilepsy genetics in Africa: challenges and future perspectives.Landouré G, Maiga Y, Samassékou O, Nimaga K, Traoré M, Fischbeck KH.North Afr Middle East Epilepsy J. 2014 Sep-Oct;3(5):5-7.PMID: 26413584
  8. Global clinical neuroscience: journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Owolabi MO, Ovbiagele B. J Neurol Sci. 2014 Sep 15;344(1-2):223. PMID: 24972817
  9. Genomic surveillance elucidates Ebola virus origin and transmission during the 2014 outbreak. Gire SK, Goba A, Andersen KG, Sealfon RS, Park DJ, Kanneh L, Jalloh S, Momoh M, Fullah M, Dudas G, Wohl S, Moses LM, Yozwiak NL, Winnicki S, Matranga CB, Malboeuf CM, Qu J, Gladden AD, Schaffner SF, Yang X, Jiang PP, Nekoui M, Colubri A, Coomber MR, Fonnie M, Moigboi A, Gbakie M, Kamara FK, Tucker V, Konuwa E, Saffa S, Sellu J, Jalloh AA, Kovoma A, Koninga J, Mustapha I, Kargbo K, Foday M, Yillah M, Kanneh F, Robert W, Massally JL, Chapman SB, Bochicchio J, Murphy C, Nusbaum C, Young S, Birren BW, Grant DS, Scheiffelin JS, Lander ES, Happi C, Gevao SM, Gnirke A, Rambaut A, Garry RF, Khan SH, Sabeti PC. Science. 2014 Sep 12;345(6202):1369-72. PMID: 25214632
  10. The epigenome of Trypanosoma brucei: a regulatory interface to an unconventional transcriptional machine. Maree JP, Patterton HG.Biochim Biophys Acta. 2014 Sep; 1839 (9):743-50.PMID: 24942804
  11. Challenges in the detection, prevention, and treatment of HIV-associated malignancies in low- and middle-income countries in Africa. Adebamowo CA, Casper C, Bhatia K, Mbulaiteye SM, Sasco AJ, Phipps W, Vermund SH, Krown SE. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Sep 1;67 Suppl 1:S17-26.PMID: 25117957
  12. Lowering of blood pressure for recurrent stroke prevention.Boan AD, Lackland DT, Ovbiagele B. Stroke. 2014 Aug;45(8):2506-13.PMID: 24984744
  13. Ethical issues in genomic research on the African continent: experiences and challenges to ethics review committees Michèle Ramsay, Jantina de Vries, Himla Soodyall, Shane A Norris, Osman Sankoh Hum Genomics. 2014; 8(1): 15. Published online 2014 August 21. doi: 10.1186/s40246-014-0015
  14. A perpetual source of DNA or something really different: ethical issues in the creation of cell lines for African genomics research. de Vries J, Abayomi A, Brandful J, Littler K, Madden E, Marshall P, Ouwe Missi Oukem-Boyer O, Seeley J. BMC Med Ethics. 2014 Aug 7;15:60. PMID: 25104115
  15. Bioinformatics Education-Perspectives and Challenges out of Africa. Tastan Bishop O, Adebiyi EF, Alzohairy AM, Everett D, Ghedira K, Ghouila A, Kumuthini J, Mulder NJ, Panji S, Patterton HG; (for the H3ABioNet Consortium, as members of The H3Africa Consortium). Brief Bioinform. 2014 Jul 2. PMID: 24990350
  16. A call for policy action in sub-Saharan Africa to rethink diagnostics for pregnancy affected by sickle cell disease: differential views of medical doctors, parents and adult patients predict value conflicts in Cameroon. Wonkam A, Hurst S. OMICS. 2014 Jul;18(7):472-80. PMID: 24754796
  17. Research capacity. Enabling the genomic revolution in Africa. H3Africa Consortium, Rotimi C, Abayomi A, Abimiku A, Adabayeri VM, Adebamowo C, Adebiyi E, Ademola AD, Adeyemo A, Adu D, Affolabi D, Agongo G, Ajayi S, Akarolo-Anthony S, Akinyemi R, Akpalu A, Alberts M, Alonso Betancourt O, Alzohairy AM, Ameni G, Amodu O, Anabwani G, Andersen K, Arogundade F, Arulogun O, Asogun D, Bakare R, Balde N, Baniecki ML, Beiswanger C, Benkahla A, Bethke L, Boehnke M, Boima V, Brandful J, Brooks AI, Brosius FC, Brown C, Bucheton B, Burke DT, Burnett BG, Carrington-Lawrence S, Carstens N, Chisi J, Christoffels A, Cooper R, Cordell H, Crowther N, Croxton T, de Vries J, Derr L, Donkor P, Doumbia S, Duncanson A, Ekem I, El Sayed A, Engel ME, Enyaru JC, Everett D, Fadlelmola FM, Fakunle E, Fischbeck KH, Fischer A, Folarin O, Gamieldien J, Garry RF, Gaseitsiwe S, Gbadegesin R, Ghansah A, Giovanni M, Goesbeck P, Gomez-Olive FX, Grant DS, Grewal R, Guyer M, Hanchard NA, Happi CT, Hazelhurst S, Hennig BJ, Hertz- C, Fowler, Hide W , Hilderbrandt F, Hugo-Hamman C, Ibrahim ME, James R, Jaufeerally-Fakim Y, Jenkins C, Jentsch U, Jiang PP, Joloba M, Jongeneel V, Joubert F, Kader M, Kahn K, Kaleebu P, Kapiga SH, Kassim SK, Kasvosve I, Kayondo J, Keavney B, Kekitiinwa A, Khan SH, Kimmel P, King MC, Kleta R, Koffi M, Kopp J, Kretzler M, Kumuthini J, Kyobe S, Kyobutungi C, Lackland DT, Lacourciere KA, Landouré G, Lawlor R, Lehner T, Lesosky M, Levitt N, Littler K, Lombard Z, Loring JF, Lyantagaye S, Macleod A, Madden EB, Mahomva CR, Makani J, Mamven M, Marape M, Mardon G, Marshall P, Martin DP, Masiga D, Mason R, Mate-Kole M, Matovu E, Mayige M, Mayosi BM, Mbanya JC, McCurdy SA, McCarthy MI, McIlleron H, Mc'Ligeyo SO, Merle C, Mocumbi AO, Mondo C, Moran JV, Motala A, Moxey-Mims M, Mpoloka WS, Msefula CL, Mthiyane T, Mulder N, Mulugeta Gh, Mumba D, Musuku J, Nagdee M, Nash O, Ndiaye D, Nguyen AQ, Nicol M, Nkomazana O, Norris S, Nsangi B, Nyarko A, Nyirenda M, Obe E, Obiakor R, Oduro A, Ofori-Acquah SF, Ogah O, Ogendo S, Ohene-Frempong K, Ojo A , Olanrewaju T, Oli J, Osafo C, Ouwe Missi Oukem-Boyer O, Ovbiagele B, Owen A, Owolabi MO, Owolabi L, Owusu-Dabo E, Pare G, Parekh R, Patterton HG, Penno MB, Peterson J, Pieper R, Plange-Rhule J, Pollak M, Puzak J, Ramesar RS, Ramsay M, Rasooly R, Reddy S, Sabeti PC, Sagoe K, Salako T, Samassékou O, Sandhu MS, Sankoh O, Sarfo FS, Sarr M, Shaboodien G, Sidibe I, Simo G, Simuunza M, Smeeth L, Sobngwi E, Soodyall H, Sorgho H, Sow Bah O, Srinivasan S, Stein DJ, Susser ES, Swanepoel C, Tangwa G, Tareila A, Tastan Bishop O, Tayo B, Tiffin N, Tinto H, Tobin E, Tollman SM, Traoré M, Treadwell MJ, Troyer J, Tsimako-Johnstone M, Tukei V, Ulasi I, Ulenga N, van Rooyen B, Wachinou AP, Waddy SP, Wade A, Wayengera M, Whitworth J, Wideroff L, Winkler CA, Winnicki S, Wonkam A, Yewondwos M, sen T, Yozwiak N, Zar H. Science. 2014 Jun 20;344(6190):1346-8.PMID: 24948725
  18. Understanding the rise in cardiovascular diseases in Africa: harmonising H3Africa genomic epidemiological teams and tools. Owolabi MO, Mensah GA, Kimmel PL, Adu D, Ramsay M, Waddy SP, Ovbiagele B, Rabada-Diehl C, Rasooly R, Akarolo-Anthony SN, Rotimi C; H3Africa Consortium. Cardiovasc J Afr. 2014 May-Jun;25(3):134-6.PMID: 24878536
  19. Computational biology and bioinformatics in Nigeria.Fatumo SA, Adoga MP, Ojo OO, Oluwagbemi O, Adeoye T, Ewejobi I, Adebiyi M, Adebiyi E, Bewaji C, Nashiru O. PLoS Comput Biol. 2014 Apr 24;10(4):e1003516. PMID: 24763310
  20. Genetics of low spinal muscular atrophy carrier frequency in sub-Saharan Africa. Sangaré M, et al.Ann Neurol. 2014 Apr;75(4):525-32. doi: 10.1002/ana.24114. Epub 2014 Apr 2.PMID: 24515897

  21. Tailored Hospital-based Risk Reduction to Impede Vascular Events After Stroke (THRIVES) study: qualitative phase protocol. Owolabi MO, Akinyemi RO, Hurst S, Arulogun O, Olaniyan O, Gebregziabher M, Salako BL, Ovbiagele B. Crit Pathw Cardiol. 2014 Mar;13(1):29-35. PMID: 24526149
  22. Challenges of biobanking in South Africa to facilitate indigenous research in an environment burdened with human immunodeficiency virus, tuberculosis, and emerging noncommunicable diseases. Abayomi A, Christoffels A, Grewal R, Karam LA, Rossouw C, Staunton C, Swanepoel C, van Rooyen B. Biopreserv Biobank. 2013 Dec;11(6):347-54. PMID: 24835364