H3Africa Publications for 2021


  1. Factors associated with hypertension among stroke-free indigenous Africans: Findings from the SIREN study. Akpa OM, Okekunle AP, Ovbiagele B, Sarfo FS, Akinyemi RO, Akpalu A, Wahab KW, Komolafe M, Obiako R, Owolabi LF, Ogbole G, Fawale B, Fakunle A, Asaleye CM, Akisanya CO, Hamisu DA, Ogunjimi L, Adeoye A, Ogah O, Lackland D, Uvere EO, Faniyan MM, Asowata OJ, Adeleye O, Aridegbe M, Olunuga T, Yahaya IS, Olaleye A, Calys-Tagoe B, Owolabi MO; SIREN Study as part of the H3Africa Consortium. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2021 Jan 23. doi: 10.1111/jch.14183. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33484599.
  2. Poor cardiovascular health is associated with subclinical atherosclerosis in apparently healthy sub-Saharan African populations: an H3Africa AWI-Gen study. Nonterah EA, Crowther NJ, Oduro A, Agongo G, Micklesfield LK, Boua PR, Choma SSR, Mohamed SF, Sorgho H, Tollman SM, Norris SA, Raal FJ, Grobbee DE, Ramsay M, Bots ML, Klipstein-Grobusch K; as part of the H3Africa AWI-Gen study. BMC Med. 2021 Feb 10;19(1):30. doi: 10.1186/s12916-021-01909-6. PMID: 33563289; PMCID: PMC7874493.
  3. Overview of The Human Heredity and Health in Africa Kidney Disease Research Network (H3A-KDRN). Dwomoa Adu, Akinlolu Ojo and the H3A-KDRN Investigators Kidney360 January 2021, 2 (1) 129-133; DOI: https://doi.org/10.34067/KID.0002592020.
  4. A pooled testing strategy for identifying SARS-CoV-2 at low prevalence. Mutesa L, Ndishimye P, Butera Y, Souopgui J, Uwineza A, Rutayisire R, Ndoricimpaye EL, Musoni E, Rujeni N, Nyatanyi T, Ntagwabira E, Semakula M, Musanabaganwa C, Nyamwasa D, Ndashimye M, Ujeneza E, Mwikarago IE, Muvunyi CM, Mazarati JB, Nsanzimana S, Turok N, Ndifon W. Nature. 2021 Jan;589(7841):276-280. doi: 10.1038/s41586-020-2885-5. Epub 2020 Oct 21. PMID: 33086375. 
  5. Short Communication: Genetic Variation in Human IL10 Proximal Promoter and Susceptibility to HIV-1 Infection in Mali, West Africa. Dabitao D, Dembele M, Urbanowski M, Kone B, Wague M, Coulibaly N, Sarro YDS, Baya B, Goita D, Dao S, Belson M, Klein SL, Achenbach C, Holl JL, Diakite M, Doumbia S, Bream JH, Bishai WR, Diallo S, Murphy RL. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2021 Jan;37(1):57-61. doi: 10.1089/AID.2020.0140. Epub 2020 Nov 23. PMID: 33045845. 
  6. Toward better governance of human genomic data. O’Doherty KC, Shabani M, Dove ES, Bentzen HB, Borry P, Burgess MM, Chalmers D, De Vries J, Eckstein L, Fullerton SM, Juengst E, Kato K, Kaye J, Knoppers BM, Koenig BA, Manson SM, McGrail KM, McGuire AL, Meslin EM, Nicol D, Prainsack B, Terry SF, Thorogood A, Burke W. Nat Genet. 2021 Jan;53(1):2-8. doi: 10.1038/s41588-020-00742-6. PMID: 33414545.
  7. Integrated molecular characterisation of the MAPK pathways in human cancers reveals pharmacologically vulnerable mutations and gene dependencies. Sinkala M, Nkhoma P, Mulder N, Martin DP. Commun Biol. 2021 Jan 4;4(1):9. doi: 10.1038/s42003-020-01552-6. PMID: 33398072; PMCID: PMC7782843.
  8. Fine scale human genetic structure in three regions of Cameroon reveals episodic diversifying selection. Esoh KK, Apinjoh TO, Nyanjom SG, Wonkam A, Chimusa ER, Amenga-Etego L, Amambua-Ngwa A, Achidi EA.Sci Rep. 2021 Jan 13;11(1):1039. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-79124-1. PMID: 33441574; PMCID: PMC7807043.
  9. Polymorphisms in Plasmodium falciparum dihydropteroate synthetase and dihydrofolate reductase genes in Nigerian children with uncomplicated malaria using high-resolution melting technique. Kayode AT, Ajogbasile FV, Akano K, Uwanibe JN, Oluniyi PE, Eromon PJ, Folarin OA, Sowunmi A, Wirth DF, Happi CT. Sci Rep. 2021 Jan 12;11(1):471. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-80017-6. PMID: 33436791; PMCID: PMC7803958.
  10. Genomics and bioinformatics capacity in Africa: no continent is left behind. Mboowa G, Sserwadda I, Aruhomukama D. Genome. 2021 Jan 12:1-11. doi: 10.1139/gen-2020-0013. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33433259.