H3Africa Publications for 2017


  1. Candidate gene polymorphisms study between human African trypanosomiasis clinical phenotypes in Guinea. Kaboré JW, Ilboudo H, Noyes H, Camara O, Kaboré J, Camara M, Koffi M, Lejon V, Jamonneau V, MacLeod A, Hertz-Fowler C, Belem AMG, Matovu E, Bucheton B, Sidibe I; TrypanoGEN Research Group as members of The H3Africa Consortium. PLoS Negl Trop Dis.  2017. PMID:28827791
  2. Persistent Low-Risk and High-Risk Human Papillomavirus Infections of the Uterine Cervix in HIV-Negative and HIV-Positive Women. Adebamowo SN, Olawande O, Famooto A, Dareng EO, Offiong R, Adebamowo CA; H3Africa ACCME Research Group. Front Public Health. 2017 Jul 21;5:178. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2017.00178. eCollection 2017. Front Public Health.  2017. PMID:28785554
  3. Assessing computational genomics skills: Our experience in the H3ABioNet African bioinformatics network. Jongeneel CV, Achinike-Oduaran O, Adebiyi E, Adebiyi M, Adeyemi S, Akanle B, Aron S, Ashano E, Bendou H, Botha G, Chimusa E, Choudhury A, Donthu R, Drnevich J, Falola O, Fields CJ, Hazelhurst S, Hendry L, Isewon I, Khetani RS, Kumuthini J, Kimuda MP, et al. PLoS Comput Biol. 2017 Jun 1;13(6):e1005419. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005419. eCollection 2017 Jun. PLoS Comput Biol.  2017. PMID:28570565
  4. Introducing the TrypanoGEN biobank: A valuable resource for the elimination of human African trypanosomiasis. Ilboudo H, Noyes H, Mulindwa J, Kimuda MP, Koffi M, Kaboré JW, Ahouty B, Ngoyi DM, Fataki O, Simo G, Ofon E, Enyaru J, Chisi J, Kamoto K, Simuunza M, Alibu VP, Lejon V, Jamonneau V, Macleod A, Camara M, Bucheton B, Hertz-Fowler C, et al. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Jun 1;11(6):e0005438. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005438. eCollection 2017 Jun. No abstract available. PLoS Negl Trop Dis.  2017. PMID:28570558
  5. APOL1 renal risk variants have contrasting resistance and susceptibility associations with African trypanosomiasis. Cooper A, Ilboudo H, Alibu VP, Ravel S, Enyaru J, Weir W, Noyes H, Capewell P, Camara M, Milet J, Jamonneau V, Camara O, Matovu E, Bucheton B, MacLeod A. Elife. 2017 May 24;6. pii: e25461. doi: 10.7554/eLife.25461. Elife.  2017. PMID:28537557
  6. Baobab Laboratory Information Management System: Development of an Open-Source Laboratory Information Management System for Biobanking. Bendou H, Sizani L, Reid T, Swanepoel C, Ademuyiwa T, Merino-Martinez R, Meuller H, Abayomi A, Christoffels A. Biopreserv Biobank. 2017 Apr;15(2):116-120. doi: 10.1089/bio.2017.0014. Epub 2017 Apr 4. Biopreserv Biobank.  2017. PMID:28375759
  7. Neurological Complications in Subjects With Sickle Cell Disease or Trait: An Observational Study From Mali. Landouré G, Cissé L, Touré BA, Yalcouyé A, Coulibaly T, Karambé M, Sissoko AS, Coulibaly T, Wonkam A, Guinto CO; H3Africa Consortium. Glob Heart. 2017 Apr 1. pii: S2211-8160(17)30014-5. doi: 10.1016/j.gheart.2017.01.014. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Glob Heart.  2017. PMID:28377104
  8. Development of Bioinformatics Infrastructure for Genomics Research in H3Africa. Mulder NJ, Adebiyi E, Adebiyi M, Adeyemi S, Ahmed A, Ahmed R, Akanle B, Alibi M, Armstrong DL, Aron S, Ashano E, Baichoo S, Benkahla A, Brown DK, Chimusa ER, Fadlelmola FM, Falola D, Fatumo S, Ghedira K, Ghouila A, Hazelhurst S, Isewon I, et al. Glob Heart. 2017 Mar 13. pii: S2211-8160(17)30005-4. doi: 10.1016/j.gheart.2017.01.005. [Epub ahead of print] Glob Heart.  2017. PMID:28302555
  9. Stark Regional and Sex Differences in the Prevalence and Awareness of Hypertension: An H3Africa AWI-Gen Study Across 6 Sites in Sub-Saharan Africa. Gómez-Olivé FX, Ali SA, Made F, Kyobutungi C, Nonterah E, Micklesfield L, Alberts M, Boua R, Hazelhurst S, Debpuur C, Mashinya F, Dikotope S, Sorgho H, Cook I, Muthuri S, Soo C, Mukomana F, Agongo G, Wandabwa C, Afolabi S, Oduro A, Tinto H, et al. Glob Heart. 2017 Mar 13. pii: S2211-8160(17)30007-8. doi: 10.1016/j.gheart.2017.01.007. [Epub ahead of print]. Glob Heart.  2017. PMID:28302553
  10. “I passed the test!” Evidence of diagnostic misconception in the recruitment of population controls for an H3Africa genomic study in Cape Town, South Africa. Masiye F, Mayosi B, de Vries J. BMC Med Ethics. 2017 Feb 15;18(1):12. doi: 10.1186/s12910-017-0175-z. BMC Med Ethics.  2017. PMID:28202021
  11. Stroke Investigative Research and Education Network: Public Outreach and Engagement. Singh A, Jenkins C, Calys-Tagoe B, Arulogun OS, Sarfo S, Ovbiagele B, Akpalu A, Melikam S, Uvere E, Owolabi MO. J Community Med Health Educ. 2017 Apr;7(2). pii: 518. doi: 10.4172/2161-0711.1000518. Epub 2017 Apr 24. J Community Med Health Educ.  2017. PMID:28868210
  12. Test-Retest Reliability of Self-Reported Sexual Behavior History in Urbanized Nigerian Women. Dareng EO, Adebamowo SN, Eseyin OR, Odutola MK, Pharoah PP, Adebamowo CA. Front Public Health. 2017 Jul 17;5:172. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2017.00172. eCollection 2017. Front Public Health.  2017. PMID:28770192
  13. Development and Reliability of a User-Friendly Multicenter Phenotyping Application for Hemorrhagic and Ischemic Stroke. Owolabi M, Ogbole G, Akinyemi R, Salaam K, Akpa O, Mongkolwat P, Omisore A, Agunloye A, Efidi R, Odo J, Makanjuola A, Akpalu A, Sarfo F, Owolabi L, Obiako R, Wahab K, Sanya E, Adebayo P, Komolafe M, Adeoye AM, Fawale MB, Akinyemi J, et al. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2017 Jul 29. pii: S1052-3057(17)30336-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2017.06.042. [Epub ahead of print]. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis.  2017. PMID:28760409
  14. Interleukin-6 (IL-6) rs1800796 and cyclin dependent kinase inhibitor (CDKN2A/CDKN2B) rs2383207 are associated with ischemic stroke in indigenous West African Men. Akinyemi R, Arnett DK, Tiwari HK, Ovbiagele B, Sarfo F, Srinivasasainagendra V, Irvin MR, Adeoye A, Perry RT, Akpalu A, Jenkins C, Owolabi L, Obiako R, Wahab K, Sanya E, Komolafe M, Fawale M, Adebayo P, Osaigbovo G, Sunmonu T, Olowoyo P, Chukwuonye I, et al. J Neurol Sci. 2017 Aug 15;379:229-235. doi: 10.1016/j.jns.2017.05.046. Epub 2017 May 23. J Neurol Sci.  2017. PMID:28716248
  15. Mycoplasma hominis and Mycoplasma genitalium in the Vaginal Microbiota and Persistent High-Risk Human Papillomavirus Infection. Adebamowo SN, Ma B, Zella D, Famooto A, Ravel J, Adebamowo C; ACCME Research Group. Front Public Health. 2017 Jun 26;5:140. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2017.00140. eCollection 2017. Front Public Health.  2017. PMID:28695118
  16. Investigating tangible and mental resources as predictors of perceived household food insecurity during pregnancy among women in a South African birth cohort study. Pellowski JA, Barnett W, Kuo CC, Koen N, Zar HJ, Stein DJ. Soc Sci Med. 2017 Aug;187:76-84. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.06.022. Epub 2017 Jun 20. Soc Sci Med.  2017. PMID:28666232.
  17. Mobile health as a viable strategy to enhance stroke risk factor control: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Liu S, Feng W, Chhatbar PY, Liu Y, Ji X, Ovbiagele B. J Neurol Sci. 2017 Jul 15;378:140-145. doi: 10.1016/j.jns.2017.04.050. Epub 2017 Apr 28. Review. J Neurol Sci.  2017. PMID:28566151.
  18. Healthcare Access and Quality Index based on mortality from causes amenable to personal health care in 195 countries and territories, 1990-2015: a novel analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. GBD 2015 Healthcare Access and Quality Collaborators. Electronic address: cjlm@uw.edu.; GBD 2015 Healthcare Access and Quality Collaborators. Lancet. 2017 Jul 15;390(10091):231-266. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)30818-8. Epub 2017 May 18. Lancet.  2017. PMID:28528753.
  19. SAR1a promoter polymorphisms are not associated with fetal hemoglobin in patients with sickle cell disease from Cameroon. Pule GD, Bitoungui VJN, Chemegni BC, Kengne AP, Wonkam A. BMC Res Notes. 2017 May 12;10(1):183. doi: 10.1186/s13104-017-2502-3. BMC Res Notes.  2017. PMID:28499394
  20. Hypertension management in a population of older adults in rural South Africa. Jardim TV, Reiger S, Abrahams-Gessel S, Gomez-Olive FX, Wagner RG, Wade A, Bärnighausen TW, Salomon J, Tollman S, Gaziano TA. J Hypertens. 2017 Jun;35(6):1283-1289. doi: 10.1097/HJH.0000000000001312. J Hypertens.  2017. PMID:28441697
  21. Future and potential spending on health 2015-40: development assistance for health, and government, prepaid private, and out-of-pocket health spending in 184 countries. Global Burden of Disease Health Financing Collaborator Network. Lancet. 2017 May 20;389(10083):2005-2030. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)30873-5. Epub 2017 Apr 19. Erratum in: Lancet. 2017 May 20;389(10083):1980. Lancet.  2017. PMID:28433260.
  22. Evolution and patterns of global health financing 1995-2014: development assistance for health, and government, prepaid private, and out-of-pocket health spending in 184 countries. Global Burden of Disease Health Financing Collaborator Network. Lancet. 2017 May 20;389(10083):1981-2004. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)30874-7. Epub 2017 Apr 19. Lancet.  2017. PMID:28433256
  23. Cohort Profile: African Collaborative Center for Microbiome and Genomics Research’s (ACCME) Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and Cervical Cancer Study. Adebamowo SN, Dareng EO, Famooto AO, Offiong R, Olaniyan O, Obende K, Adebayo A, Ologun S, Alabi B, Achara P, Bakare RA, Odutola M, Olawande O, Okuma J, Odonye G, Adebiyi R, Dakum P, Adebamowo CA; ACCME Research Group as part of the H3Africa. Int J Epidemiol. 2017 Apr 13. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyx050. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Int J Epidemiol.  2017. PMID:28419249
  24. Virus genomes reveal factors that spread and sustained the Ebola epidemic. Dudas G, Carvalho LM, Bedford T, Tatem AJ, Baele G, Faria NR, Park DJ, Ladner JT, Arias A, Asogun D, Bielejec F, Caddy SL, Cotten M, D’Ambrozio J, Dellicour S, Di Caro A, Diclaro JW, Duraffour S, Elmore MJ, Fakoli LS, Faye O, Gilbert ML, et al. Nature. 2017 Apr 20;544(7650):309-315. doi: 10.1038/nature22040. Epub 2017 Apr 12. Nature.  2017. PMID:28405027
  25. Stroke in Indigenous Africans, African Americans, and European Americans: Interplay of Racial and Geographic Factors. Owolabi M, Sarfo F, Howard VJ, Irvin MR, Gebregziabher M, Akinyemi R, Bennett A, Armstrong K, Tiwari HK, Akpalu A, Wahab KW, Owolabi L, Fawale B, Komolafe M, Obiako R, Adebayo P, Manly JM, Ogbole G, Melikam E, Laryea R, Saulson R, Jenkins C, et al. Stroke. 2017 May;48(5):1169-1175. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.116.015937. Epub 2017 Apr 7. Stroke.  2017. PMID:28389611
  26. The collaborative African genomics network training program: a trainee perspective on training the next generation of African scientists. Mlotshwa BC, Mwesigwa S, Mboowa G, Williams L, Retshabile G, Kekitiinwa A, Wayengera M, Kyobe S, Brown CW, Hanchard NA, Mardon G, Joloba M, Anabwani G, Mpoloka SW. Genet Med. 2017 Jul;19(7):826-833. doi: 10.1038/gim.2016.177. Epub 2017 Apr 6. Genet Med.  2017. PMID:28383545
  27. Mycobacterium tuberculosis in central Ethiopia: drug sensitivity patterns and association with genotype. Bedewi Z, Mekonnen Y, Worku A, Medhin G, Zewde A, Yimer G, Pieper R, Ameni G. New Microbes New Infect. 2017 Mar 3;17:69-74. doi: 10.1016/j.nmni.2017.02.003. eCollection 2017 May. New Microbes New Infect.  2017. PMID:28377803
  28. Neurological Complications in Subjects With Sickle Cell Disease or Trait: Genetic Results From Mali. Landouré G, Cissé L, Touré BA, Yalcouyé A, Coulibaly T, Karambé M, Sissoko AS, Coulibaly T, Wonkam A, Guinto CO; H3Africa Consortium. Glob Heart. 2017 Jun;12(2):77-80. doi: 10.1016/j.gheart.2017.01.014. Epub 2017 Apr 1. No abstract available. Glob Heart.  2017. PMID:28377104
  29. Stroke-related stigma among West Africans: Patterns and predictors. Sarfo FS, Nichols M, Qanungo S, Teklehaimanot A, Singh A, Mensah N, Saulson R, Gebregziabher M, Ezinne U, Owolabi M, Jenkins C, Ovbiagele B. J Neurol Sci. 2017 Apr 15;375:270-274. doi: 10.1016/j.jns.2017.02.018. Epub 2017 Feb 9. J Neurol Sci.  2017. PMID:28320146
  30. Prevalence and Prognostic Features of ECG Abnormalities in Acute Stroke: Findings From the SIREN Study Among Africans. Adeoye AM, Ogah OS, Ovbiagele B, Akinyemi R, Shidali V, Agyekum F, Aje A, Adebayo O, Akinyemi JO, Kolo P, Appiah LT, Iheonye H, Kelechukwu U, Ganiyu A, Olunuga TO, Akpa O, Olagoke OO, Sarfo FS, Wahab K, Olowookere S, Fakunle A, Akpalu A, et al. Glob Heart. 2017 Jun;12(2):99-105. doi: 10.1016/j.gheart.2017.01.002. Epub 2017 Mar 14. Glob Heart.  2017. PMID:28302557
  31. Development of Bioinformatics Infrastructure for Genomics Research. Mulder NJ, Adebiyi E, Adebiyi M, Adeyemi S, Ahmed A, Ahmed R, Akanle B, Alibi M, Armstrong DL, Aron S, Ashano E, Baichoo S, Benkahla A, Brown DK, Chimusa ER, Fadlelmola FM, Falola D, Fatumo S, Ghedira K, Ghouila A, Hazelhurst S, Isewon I, et al. Glob Heart. 2017 Jun;12(2):91-98. doi: 10.1016/j.gheart.2017.01.005. Epub 2017 Mar 13. Glob Heart.  2017. PMID:28302555
  32. Structure-Based Analysis of Single Nucleotide Variants in the Renin-Angiotensinogen Complex. Brown DK, Sheik Amamuddy O, Tastan Bishop Ö Glob Heart. 2017 Jun;12(2):121-132. doi: 10.1016/j.gheart.2017.01.006. Epub 2017 Mar 13. Glob Heart.  2017. PMID:28302554
  33. Exploring Overlaps Between the Genomic and Environmental Determinants of LVH and Stroke: A Multicenter Study in West Africa. Adeoye AM, Ovbiagele B, Kolo P, Appiah L, Aje A, Adebayo O, Sarfo F, Akinyemi J, Adekunle G, Agyekum F, Shidali V, Ogah O, Lackland D, Gebregziabher M, Arnett D, Tiwari HK, Akinyemi R, Olagoke OO, Oguntade AS, Olunuga T, Uwanruochi K, Jenkins C, et al. Glob Heart. 2017 Jun;12(2):107-113.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.gheart.2017.01.001. Epub 2017 Mar 13. Glob Heart.  2017. PMID:28302552
  34. Role of Structural Bioinformatics in Drug Discovery by Computational SNP Analysis: Analyzing Variation at the Protein Level. Brown DK, Tastan Bishop Ö. Glob Heart. 2017 Jun;12(2):151-161. doi: 10.1016/j.gheart.2017.01.009. Epub 2017 Mar 13. Review. Glob Heart.  2017. PMID:28302551
  35. Molecular typing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex isolated from pulmonary tuberculosis patients in central Ethiopia. Bedewi Z, Worku A, Mekonnen Y, Yimer G, Medhin G, Mamo G, Pieper R, Ameni G. BMC Infect Dis. 2017 Mar 1;17(1):184. doi: 10.1186/s12879-017-2267-2. BMC Infect Dis.  2017. PMID:28249607
  36. Regulation of genomic and biobanking research in Africa: a content analysis of ethics guidelines, policies and procedures from 22 African countries. de Vries J, Munung SN, Matimba A, McCurdy S, Ouwe Missi Oukem-Boyer O, Staunton C, Yakubu A, Tindana P; H3Africa Consortium. BMC Med Ethics. 2017 Feb 2;18(1):8. doi: 10.1186/s12910-016-0165-6. BMC Med Ethics.  2017. PMID:28153006
  37. Early rising asexual parasitaemia in Nigerian children following a first dose of artemisinin-based combination treatments of falciparum malaria. Sowunmi A, Akano K, Ayede AI, Adewoye EO, Ntadom G, Fatunmbi B, Gbotosho GO, Folarin OA, Happi CT. BMC Infect Dis. 2017 Jan 31;17(1):110. doi: 10.1186/s12879-016-2173-z. BMC Infect Dis.  2017. PMID:28143417
  38. Administration of a pictorial questionnaire to screen for stroke among patients with hypertension or diabetes in rural Ghana. Sarfo FS, Gyamfi RA, Adamu S, Sarfo-Kantanka O, Owolabi M, Ovbiagele B. J Neurol Sci. 2017 Feb 15;373:289-294. doi: 10.1016/j.jns.2017.01.022. Epub 2017 Jan 7. J Neurol Sci.  2017. PMID:28131208
  39. The content of delusions in a sample of South African Xhosa people with schizophrenia. Campbell MM, Sibeko G, Mall S, Baldinger A, Nagdee M, Susser E, Stein DJ. BMC Psychiatry. 2017 Jan 24;17(1):41. doi: 10.1186/s12888-017-1196-3. BMC Psychiatry.  2017. PMID:28118821
  40. Clinical and genetic factors are associated with pain and hospitalisation rates in sickle cell anaemia in Cameroon. Wonkam A, Mnika K, Ngo Bitoungui VJ, Chetcha Chemegni B, Chimusa ER, Dandara C, Kengne AP. Br J Haematol. 2018 Jan;180(1):134-146. doi: 10.1111/bjh.15011. PMID: 29205277
  41. Clinical and genetic predictors of renal dysfunctions in sickle cell anaemia in Cameroon. Geard A, Pule GD, Chetcha Chemegni B, Ngo Bitoungui VJ, Kengne AP, Chimusa ER, Wonkam A. Br J Haematol. 2017 Aug;178(4):629-639. doi: 10.1111/bjh.14724. PMID: 28466968
  42. Whole-genome sequencing for an enhanced understanding of genetic variation among South Africans. Choudhury A, Ramsay M, Hazelhurst S, Aron S, Bardien S, Botha G, Chimusa ER, Christoffels A, Gamieldien J, Sefid-Dashti MJ, Joubert F, Meintjes A, Mulder N, Ramesar R, Rees J, Scholtz K, Sengupta D, Soodyall H, Venter P, Warnich L, Pepper MS. Nat Commun. 2017 Dec 12;8(1):2062. doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-00663-9. PMID: 29233967.
  43. HUMA: A platform for the analysis of genetic variation in humans. Brown DK, Tastan Bishop Ö. Hum Mutat. 2018 Jan;39(1):40-51. doi: 10.1002/humu.23334. PMID: 28967693
  44. Fetal Hemoglobin is Associated with Peripheral Oxygen Saturation in Sickle Cell Disease in Tanzania.Nkya S, Mgaya J, Urio F, Makubi A, Thein SL, Menzel S, Cox SE, Newton CR, Kirkham FJ, Mmbando BP, Makani J. EBioMedicine. 2017 Sep;23:146-149. doi: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2017.08.006. PMID: 28844412.
  45. Perturbation-Response Scanning Reveals Key Residues for Allosteric Control in Hsp70. Penkler D, Sensoy Ö, Atilgan C, Tastan Bishop Ö. J Chem Inf Model. 2017 Jun 26;57(6):1359-1374. doi: 10.1021/acs.jcim.6b00775. PMID: 28505454
  46. Development of Bioinformatics Infrastructure for Genomics Research. Mulder NJ, Adebiyi E, Adebiyi M, Adeyemi S, Ahmed A, Ahmed R, Akanle B, Alibi M, Armstrong DL, Aron S, Ashano E, Baichoo S, Benkahla A, Brown DK, Chimusa ER, Fadlelmola FM, Falola D, Fatumo S, Ghedira K, Ghouila A, Hazelhurst S, Isewon I, Jung S, Kassim SK, Kayondo JK, Mbiyavanga M, Meintjes A, Mohammed S, Mosaku A, Moussa A, Muhammd M, Mungloo-Dilmohamud Z, Nashiru O, Odia T, Okafor A, Oladipo O, Osamor V, Oyelade J, Sadki K, Salifu SP, Soyemi J, Panji S, Radouani F, Souiai O, Tastan Bishop Ö; H3ABioNet Consortium, as members of the H3Africa Consortium. Glob Heart. 2017 Jun;12(2):91-98. doi: 10.1016/j.gheart.2017.01.005. PMID: 28302555
  47. Structure-Based Analysis of Single Nucleotide Variants in the Renin-Angiotensinogen Complex. Brown DK, Sheik Amamuddy O, Tastan Bishop Ö. Glob Heart. 2017 Jun;12(2):121-132. doi: 10.1016/j.gheart.2017.01.006. PMID: 28302554
  48. Rules of engagement: perspectives on stakeholder engagement for genomic biobanking research in South Africa. 2018 Feb 27;19(1):13. doi: 10.1186/s12910-018-0252-y. PMID: 29482536
  49. The epidemiology of stroke in Africa: A systematic review of existing methods and new approaches. Owolabi M, Olowoyo P, Popoola F, Lackland D, Jenkins C, Arulogun O, Akinyemi R, Akinyemi O, Akpa O, Olaniyan O, Uvere E, Kehinde I, Selassie A, Gebregziabher M, Tagge R, Ovbiagele B. PMID: 29228472
  50. Criterion Validity of the “HRQOLISP-E”: A New Context-Specific Screening Tool for Poststroke Depression. Ojagbemi A, Owolabi M, Akinyemi J, Ovbiagele B. PMID: 29158623
  51. Advancing stroke genomic research in the age of Trans-Omics big data science: Emerging priorities and opportunities. Owolabi M, Peprah E, Xu H, Akinyemi R, Tiwari HK, Irvin MR, Wahab KW, Arnett DK, Ovbiagele B. PMID: 29111012
  52. APOL1, CDKN2A/CDKN2B, and HDAC9 polymorphisms and small vessel ischemic stroke. Akinyemi R, Tiwari HK, Arnett DK, Ovbiagele B, Irvin MR, Wahab K, Sarfo F, Srinivasasainagendra V, Adeoye A, Perry RT, Akpalu A, Jenkins C, Arulogun O, Gebregziabher M, Owolabi L, Obiako R, Sanya E, Komolafe M, Fawale M, Adebayo P, Osaigbovo G, Sunmonu T, Olowoyo P, Chukwuonye I, Obiabo Y, Onoja A, Akinyemi J, Ogbole G, Melikam S, Saulson R, Owolabi M; SIREN Investigators. PMID: 28975602
  53. Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 333 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. GBD 2016 DALYs and HALE Collaborators. PMID: 28919118
  54. Development and Reliability of a User-Friendly Multicenter Phenotyping Application for Hemorrhagic and Ischemic Stroke. Owolabi M, Ogbole G, Akinyemi R, Salaam K, Akpa O, Mongkolwat P, Omisore A, Agunloye A, Efidi R, Odo J, Makanjuola A, Akpalu A, Sarfo F, Owolabi L, Obiako R, Wahab K, Sanya E, Adebayo P, Komolafe M, Adeoye AM, Fawale MB, Akinyemi J, Osaigbovo G, Sunmonu T, Olowoyo P, Chukwuonye I, Obiabo Y, Ibinaiye P, Dambatta A, Mensah Y, Abdul S, Olabinri E, Ikubor J, Oyinloye O, Odunlami F, Melikam E, Saulson R, Kolo P, Ogunniyi A, Ovbiagele B; SIREN Team. PMID: 28760409
  55. Interleukin-6 (IL-6) rs1800796 and cyclin dependent kinase inhibitor (CDKN2A/CDKN2B) rs2383207 are associated with ischemic stroke in indigenous West African Men. Akinyemi R, Arnett DK, Tiwari HK, Ovbiagele B, Sarfo F, Srinivasasainagendra V, Irvin MR, Adeoye A, Perry RT, Akpalu A, Jenkins C, Owolabi L, Obiako R, Wahab K, Sanya E, Komolafe M, Fawale M, Adebayo P, Osaigbovo G, Sunmonu T, Olowoyo P, Chukwuonye I, Obiabo Y, Akpa O, Melikam S, Saulson R, Kalaria R, Ogunniyi A, Owolabi M; SIREN Investigators. PMID: 28716248
  56. Achieving low density lipoprotein-cholesterol<70mg/dL may be associated with a trend of reduced progression of carotid artery atherosclerosis in ischemic stroke patients. Zhang Q, Liu S, Liu Y, Hua Y, Song H, Ren Y, Song Y, Liu R, Feng W, Ovbiagele B, Ding J, Ji X. PMID: 28566171
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