H3Africa Publications for 2018


  1. Post genome-wide association analysis: dissecting computational pathway/network-based approaches. Emile R Chimusa, Shareefa Dalvie, Collet Dandara, Ambroise Wonkam, Gaston K Mazandu.  2019 Mar 25;20(2):690-700. doi: 10.1093/bib/bby035. PMID: 29701762 PMCID: PMC6556901 DOI: 10.1093/bib/bby035 Free PMC article
  2. H3Africa: current perspectives. Nicola Mulder, Alash’le Abimiku, Sally N Adebamowo, Jantina de Vries, Alice Matimba, Paul Olowoyo, Michele Ramsay, Michelle Skelton, Dan J Stein. 2018 Apr 10;11:59-66. doi: 10.2147/PGPM.S141546. eCollection 2018. PMID:29692621 | PMCID:PMC5903476
  3. Different adiposity indices and their association with blood pressure and hypertension in middle-aged urban black South African men and women: findings from the AWI-GEN South African Soweto Site. Pisa PT, Micklesfield LK, Kagura J, Ramsay M, Crowther NJ, Norris SA. 2018 Apr 19;18(1):524. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-5443-4. PMID: 29673339 PMCID: PMC5907712 DOI: 10.1186/s12889-018-5443-4 Free PMC article
  4. Renewing Felsenstein’s phylogenetic bootstrap in the era of big data. Lemoine F, Domelevo Entfellner JB, Wilkinson E, Correia D, Dávila Felipe M, De Oliveira T, Gascuel O. 2018 Apr;556(7702):452-456. doi: 10.1038/s41586-018-0043-0. Epub 2018 Apr 18. PMID: 29670290 PMCID: PMC6030568 DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0043-0 Free PMC article
  5. Stroke Among Young West Africans: Evidence From the SIREN (Stroke Investigative Research and Educational Network) Large Multisite Case-Control Study.  Sarfo FS, Ovbiagele B, Gebregziabher M, Wahab K, Akinyemi R, Akpalu A, Akpa O, Obiako R, Owolabi L, Jenkins C, Owolabi M; SIREN. 2018 May;49(5):1116-1122. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.118.020783. Epub 2018 Apr 4.PMID: 29618553 PMCID: PMC5916042 DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.118.020783 Free PMC article
  6. Including all voices in international data-sharing governance. Kaye J, Terry SF, Juengst E, Coy S, Harris JR, Chalmers D, Dove ES, Budin-Ljøsne I, Adebamowo C, Ogbe E, Bezuidenhout L, Morrison M, Minion JT, Murtagh MJ, Minari J, Teare H, Isasi R, Kato K, Rial-Sebbag E, Marshall P, Koenig B, Cambon-Thomsen A. 2018 Mar 7;12(1):13. doi: 10.1186/s40246-018-0143-9. PMID: 29514717 PMCID: PMC5842530 DOI: 10.1186/s40246-018-0143-9 Free PMC article
  7. Dominant modifiable risk factors for stroke in Ghana and Nigeria (SIREN): a case-control study. Owolabi MO, Sarfo F, Akinyemi R, Gebregziabher M, Akpa O, Akpalu A, Wahab K, Obiako R, Owolabi L, Ovbiagele B; SIREN Team.; as part of H3Africa Consortium. 2018 Apr;6(4):e436-e446. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30002-0. Epub 2018 Feb 26. PMID: 29496511 PMCID: PMC5906101 DOI: 10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30002-0 Free PMC article
  8. Rules of engagement: perspectives on stakeholder engagement for genomic biobanking research in South Africa.   Staunton C, Tindana P, Hendricks M, Moodley K. 2018 Feb 27;19(1):13. doi: 10.1186/s12910-018-0252-y.PMID: 29482536 PMCID: PMC5828421 DOI: 10.1186/s12910-018-0252-y Free PMC article
  9. The development and application of bioinformatics core competencies to improve bioinformatics training and education. Mulder N, Schwartz R, Brazas MD, Brooksbank C, Gaeta B, Morgan SL, Pauley MA, Rosenwald A, Rustici G, Sierk M, Warnow T, Welch L. 2018 Feb 1;14(2):e1005772. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005772. eCollection 2018 Feb. PMID: 29390004 PMCID: PMC5794068 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005772 Free PMC article
  10. Insights into the genetics of blood pressure in black South African individuals: the Birth to Twenty cohort.   Hendry LM, Sahibdeen V, Choudhury A, Norris SA, Ramsay M, Lombard Z; of the AWI-Gen study and as members of the H3Africa Consortium. 2018 Jan 17;11(1):2. doi: 10.1186/s12920-018-0321-6. PMID: 29343252 PMCID: PMC5773038 DOI: 10.1186/s12920-018-0321-6 Free PMC article
  11. Implementation of genomics research in Africa: challenges and recommendations.  Sally N Adebamowo, Veronica Francis, Ernest Tambo, Seybou H Diallo, Guida Landouré, Victoria Nembaware, Eileen Dareng, Babu Muhamed, Michael Odutola, Teniola Akeredolu, Barbara Nerima, Petronilla J Ozumba, Slee Mbhele, Anita Ghanash, Ablo P Wachinou, Nicholas Ngomi. 2018;11(1):1419033. doi: 10.1080/16549716.2017.1419033. PMID: 29336236 PMCID: PMC5769805 DOI: 10.1080/16549716.2017.1419033 Free PMC article
  12. The epidemiology of stroke in Africa: A systematic review of existing methods and new approaches. Mayowa Owolabi, Paul Olowoyo, Femi Popoola, Daniel Lackland, Carolyn Jenkins, Oyedunni Arulogun, Rufus Akinyemi, Odunayo Akinyemi, Onoja Akpa, Olanrewaju Olaniyan, Ezinne Uvere, Issa Kehinde, Anbesaw Selassie, Mulugeta Gebregziabher, Raelle Tagge, Bruce Ovbiagele. 2018 Jan;20(1):47-55. doi: 10.1111/jch.13152. PMID: 29228472 PMCID: PMC5777902 DOI: 10.1111/jch.13152 Free PMC article
  13. Clinical and genetic factors are associated with pain and hospitalisation rates in sickle cell anaemia in Cameroon.  Ambroise Wonkam, Khuthala Mnika, Valentina J Ngo Bitoungui, Bernard Chetcha Chemegni, Emile R Chimusa, Collet Dandara, Andre P Kengne. 2018 Jan;180(1):134-146. doi: 10.1111/bjh.15011. Epub 2017 Dec 3. PMID: 29205277 PMCID: PMC5847561 DOI: 10.1111/bjh.15011
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  14. APOL1, CDKN2A/CDKN2B, and HDAC9 polymorphisms and small vessel ischemic stroke. R Akinyemi, H K Tiwari, D K Arnett, B Ovbiagele, M R Irvin, K Wahab, F Sarfo, V Srinivasasainagendra, A Adeoye, R T Perry, A Akpalu, C Jenkins, O Arulogun, M Gebregziabher, L Owolabi, R Obiako, E Sanya, M Komolafe, M Fawale, P Adebayo, G Osaigbovo, T Sunmonu, P Olowoyo, I Chukwuonye, Y Obiabo, A Onoja, J Akinyemi, G Ogbole, S Melikam, R Saulso, M Owolabi, SIREN Investigators. 2018 Jan;137(1):133-141. doi: 10.1111/ane.12847. Epub 2017 Oct 3.PMID: 28975602 PMCID: PMC5716854 DOI: 10.1111/ane.12847 Free PMC article
  15. HUMA: A platform for the analysis of genetic variation in humans. David K Brown, Özlem Tastan Bishop. 2018 Jan;39(1):40-51. doi: 10.1002/humu.23334. Epub 2017 Oct 17. PMID: 28967693 PMCID: PMC5722678 DOI: 10.1002/humu.23334 Free PMC article
  16. Different adiposity indices and their association with blood pressure and hypertension in middle-aged urban black South African men and women: findings from the AWI-GEN South African Soweto Site. Pedro T. Pisa, Lisa K. Micklesfield, Juliana Kagura, Michele Ramsay, Nigel J. Crowther & Shane A. Norris. Published: 19 April 2018.
  17. Hendry, L. M., Sahibdeen, V., Choudhury, A., Norris, S. A., Ramsay, M., & Lombard, Z. (2018). Insights into the genetics of blood pressure in black South African individuals: The birth to twenty cohort.BMC Medical Genomics, 11(1) doi:10.1186/s12920-018-0321-6
  18. Sociodemographic and behavioural factors associated with body mass index among men and women in Nairobi slums: AWI-Gen Project. Gershim Asiki,Shukri F. Mohamed,David Wambui,Caroline Wainana,Stella Muthuri,Michèle Ramsay &Catherine Kyobutungi. Article: 1470738 | Received 27 Dec 2017, Accepted 21 Apr 2018, Published online: 03 Jul 2018.
  19. Socio-demographic and behavioural determinants of body mass index among an adult population in rural Northern Ghana: the AWI-Gen study. Engelbert Adamwaba Nonterah, Cornelius Debpuur, Godfred Agongo, Lucas Amenga-Etego, Nigel Crowther, Michele Ramsay, Abraham Oduro. Article: 1467588 | Received 23 Nov 2017, Accepted 17 Apr 2018, Published online: 11 Jul 2018
  20. Micklesfield, L. K., Kagura, J., Munthali, R., Crowther, N. J., Jaff, N., Gradidge, P., & Ramsay, M. (2018). Demographic, socio-economic and behavioural correlates of BMI in middle-aged black men and women from urban Johannesburg, South Africa. Global Health Action, 11(Suppl 2), 1448250. Doi: 10.1080/16549716.2018.1448250
  21. Genetic variants in SEC16B are associated with body composition in black South Africans. Venesa Sahibdeen, Nigel J. Crowther, Himla Soodyall, Liesl M. Hendry, Richard J. Munthali, Scott Hazelhurst, Ananyo Choudhury, Shane A. Norris, Michèle Ramsay & Zané Lombard. Published: 19 July 2018
  22. Ali, S.A., Soo, C., Agongo, G., Alberts, M., Amenga-Etego, L., Boua, P.R., Choudhury, A., Crowther, N.J., and Debpuur, C., et al., (2018) Genomic and environmental risk factors for cardiometabolic diseases in Africa: methods used for Phase 1 of the AWI-Gen population cross-sectional study. Global Health Action, 11(2) 1507133. Doi: 10.1080
  23. Gender differences in sociodemographic and behavioural factors associated with BMI in an adult population in rural Burkina Faso – an AWI-Gen sub-study. Romuald Boua, Hermann Sorgho, Toussaint Rouamba, Seydou Diallo, Joel Bognini, Sophie Konkobo, Daniel Valia, Moussa Lingani, Serge Ouoba, Alain Tougma, Biebo Bihoun,Nigel Crowther, Shane Norris, Michele Ramsay, Halidou Tinto. Article: 1527557 | Received 10 Apr 2018, Accepted 19 Sep 2018, Published online: 12 Oct 2018
  24. The burden of dyslipidaemia and factors associated with lipid levels among adults in rural northern Ghana: An AWI-Gen sub-study. Godfred Agongo ,Engelbert Adamwaba Nonterah,Cornelius Debpuur,Lucas Amenga-Etego,Stuart Ali,Abraham Oduro,Nigel J. Crowther,Michèle Ramsay,as members of AWI-Gen and the H3Africa Consortium. Published: November 28, 2018 https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0206326.
  25. Determinants of body mass index by gender in the Dikgale Health and Demographic Surveillance System site, South Africa. Felistas Mashinya, Marianne Alberts, Ian Cook, Sam Ntuli. 2018;11(sup2):1537613. doi: 10.1080/16549716.2018.1537613. PMID: 30392446 PMCID: PMC6225484 DOI: 10.1080/16549716.2018.1537613 Free PMC article
  26. Regional and sex-specific variation in BMI distribution in four sub-Saharan African countries: The H3Africa AWI-Gen study. Michèle Ramsay, Nigel J. Crowther, Godfred Agongo, Stuart A. Ali, Gershim Asiki, Romuald P. Boua, F. Xavier Gómez-Olivé, Kathleen Kahn, Christopher Khayeka-Wandabwa, Felistas Mashinya, Lisa Micklesfield, Freedom Mukomana, Engelbert A. Nonterah, Cassandra Soo, Hermann Sorgho, Alisha N. Wade, Ryan G. Wagner, Marianne Alberts, Scott Hazelhurst, Catherine Kyobutungi, Shane A. Norris, Abraham R. Oduro, Osman Sankoh, Halidou Tinto, Stephen Tollman & as members of AWI-Gen and the H3Africa Consortium (2018)  11:sup2, 1556561, DOI: 10.1080/16549716.2018.1556561
October 5, 2018

H3Africa Publications for 2018

H3Africa Publications for 2018