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2018 Publications

Jain Rahi and Narnaware Prashant “Understanding stakeholders in malnutrition from system thinking perspective for better policy and planning: A review”, Journal of Health Management[Peer Review].


Breastfeeding duration, maternal body mass index, and birth weight are associated with differences in body mass index growth trajectories in early childhood. Eny KM, Chen S, Anderson LN, Chen Y, Lebovic G, Pullenayegum E, Parkin PC, Maguire   JL, Birken CS.  Am J Clin Nutr. 2018 Apr 01; 107(4):584-592. (also featured in the editorial)

Impact of Mobility Device Use on Quality of Life in Children With Friedreich Ataxia. Ejaz R, Chen S, Isaacs CJ, Carnevale A, Wilson J, George K, Delatycki MB, Perlman SL, Mathews KD, Wilmot GRHoyle JCSubramony SHZesiewicz TFarmer JMLynch DRYoon G. J Child Neurol. 2018 Jan 1:883073818764941. doi: 10.1177/0883073818764941. [Epub ahead of print].

Jain Rahi and Rao Bakul “Assessment of primary laboratory facilities for rural health care preparedness in Osmanabad District, India”, Journal of Health Management[Peer Review].

Jain Rahi and Narnaware Prashant (2018) “Role of local context in the success of farmer collectives- A Review”, Millenial Asia, 9(3), 318-335.

Jain Rahi, Ajmera Himank and Rao Bakul (2018) “Reducing resource disparity in healthcare resource allocation of laboratories in countries with limited resources by empowering policy-making and implementation”, Current Science, 115(6), 1049-1055.

Jain Rahi and Rao Bakul (2018) “Health Care Facility vulnerability in developing nations: Strengthening health care policy-making and implementation”, Journal of Public Health (Berl.), 26(6), 653-662.

 Jain Rahi, Panse Riddhi and Mishra Satanand (2018) “Impact of Local Factors on Decision Making– a Multi Criteria Modeling Framework in Wind Energy Investment”, Current Science, 114(12), 2467-2472. 

Jain Rahi, Rao Bakul and Mishra Satanand (2018) “Comparative analysis of antibiotic residue removal efficiency of different type of adsorbents”, Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, 47(06), 1148-1153.

A New Model to Predict Benign Histology in Residual Retroperitoneal Masses After Chemotherapy in Nonseminoma.Leão R, Nayan M, Punjani N, Jewett MAS, Fadaak K, Garisto J, Lewin J, Atenafu EG, Sweet J, Anson-Cartwright L, Boström P, Chung P, Warde P, Bedard PL, Bagrodia A, Freifeld Y, Power N, Winquist E, Hamilton RJ.Eur Urol Focus. 2018 Dec;4(6):995-1001. 

Serial 4DCT/4DPET imaging to predict and monitor response for locally-advanced non-small cell lung cancer chemo-radiotherapy.Bissonnette JP, Yap ML, Clarke K, Shessel A, Higgins J, Vines D, Atenafu EG, Becker N, Leavens C, Bezjak A, Jaffray DA, Sun A.Radiother Oncol. 2018 Feb;126(2):347-354.

Pezo RC, Chen TW, Berman HK, Mulligan AM, Razak AA, Siu LL, Cescon DW, Amir E, Elser C, Warr DG, Sridhar SS, Yu C, Wang L, Stockley TL, Kamel-Reid S, Bedard PL. Impact of multi-gene mutational profiling on clinical trial outcomes in metastatic breast cancer.Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2018 Feb;168(1):159-168.

Stjepanovic N, Stockley T, Bedard P, Wang L, etc…Additional germline findings from a tumor profiling program. BMC Medical Genomics 2018 Jul, Accepted.

Principe S, Mejia-Guerrero S, Ignatchenko V, Sinha A, Ignatchenko A, Shi W, Pereira K, Su S, Huang SH, O'Sullivan B, Xu W, Goldstein DP, Weinreb I, Ailles L, Liu FF, Kislinger T. Proteomic Analysis of Cancer-Associated Fibroblasts Reveals a Paracrine Role for MFAP5 in Human Oral Tongue Squamous Cell Carcinoma.J Proteome Res. 2018 Jun 1.   

Romanescu RG, Espin-Garcia O, Ma J, Bull SB. (2018). Integrating epigenetic, genetic, andphenotypic data to uncover gene-region associations with triglycerides in the GOLDN study.BMC Proc. 12(Suppl 9):57. doi: 10.1186/s12919-018-0142-9. eCollection 2018

Espin-Garcia O, Craiu RV, Bull SB. (2018). Two-Phase Designs for Joint Quantitative-Trait-Dependent and Genotype-Dependent Sampling in Post-GWAS Regional Sequencing. Genetic Epidemiology. 42(1): 104-116.

Li, X.,Fu, Y., Wang, X., and Qiu, W., (2018). Robust Joint Score Tests in the Application of DNA Methylation Data Analysis. BMC Bioinformatics, 19(1), 174

PMID: 29776330, PMCID: PMC5960098, DOI: 10.1186/s12859-018-2185-3

Li, X.,Fu, Y., Wang, X., DeMeo, D.L., Weiss, S.T., Qiu, W., (2018). Detecting Differential Variable microRNAs via Model-Based Clustering. International Journal of Genomics, 6591634

PMID: 30116730, PMCID: PMC6079429, DOI: 10.1155/2018/6591634

Raman S, Bissonnette JP, Warner A, Le LW, Bratman S, Leighl N, Bezjak A, Palma D, Schellenberg D, Sun A. (2018) Rationale and Protocol for a Canadian Multicenter Phase II Randomized Trial Assessing Selective Metabolically Adaptive Radiation Dose Escalation in Locally Advanced Non-small-cell Lung Cancer (NCT02788461). Clin Lung Cancer19(5): e699-e703


Yau V, Lindsay P, Le LW, Lau A, Wong O, Glick D, Bezjak A, Cho BCJ, Hope A, Sun A, Giuliani M (2018). Low Incidence of Esophageal Toxicity After Lung Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy: Are Current Esophageal Dose Constraints Too Conservative? Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 101(3):574-580


Rodin G, Deckert A, Tong E, Le LW, Rydall A, Schimmer A, Marmar CR, Lo C, Zimmermann C (2018). Traumatic stress in patients with acute leukemia: A prospective cohort study.Psychooncology27(2):515-523. 

Correlation of Neutrophil to Lymphocyte Ratio and Absolute Neutrophil Count With Outcomes With PD-1 Axis Inhibitors in Patients With Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.

Zer A, Sung MR, Walia P, Khoja L, Maganti M, Labbe C, Shepherd FA, Bradbury PA, Feld R, Liu G, Iazzi M, Zawisza D, Nouriany N, Leighl NB.

Clin Lung Cancer. 2018 Sep;19(5):426-434.

Comparison of two novel staging systems with the TNM system in predicting stage III colon cancer survival.

Walker R, Wood T, LeSouder E, Cleghorn M, Maganti M, MacNeill A, Quereshy FA.

J Surg Oncol. 2018 Apr;117(5):1049-1057.

Role of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Targeted Biopsy in Detection of Prostate Cancer Harboring Adverse Pathological Features of Intraductal Carcinoma and Invasive Cribriform Carcinoma.

Prendeville S, Gertner M, Maganti M, Pintilie M, Perlis N, Toi A, Evans AJ, Finelli A, van der Kwast TH, Ghai S.

J Urol. 2018 Jul;200(1):104-113.

External Beam Radiation Therapy and Brachytherapy for Cervical Cancer: The Experience of the National Centre for Radiotherapy in Accra, Ghana.

Vulpe H, Asamoah FA, Maganti M, Vanderpuye V, Fyles A, Yarney J.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 Apr 1;100(5):1246-1253.

Prevention of carboplatin-induced hypersensitivity reactions in women with ovarian cancer.

Jerzak KJ, Deghan Manshadi S, Ng P, Maganti M, McCuaig JM, Bulter M, Oza A, Mackay HJ.

J Oncol Pharm Pract. 2018 Mar;24(2):83-90.

Wong ET, Dmytriw AA, Yu E, Waldron J, Lu L, Fazelzad R, de Almeida JR, Veit-Haibach P, O'Sullivan B, Xu W*, Huang SH*. 18F-FDG PET/CT for locoregional surveillance following definitive treatment of head and neck cancer: A meta-analysis of reported studies. Head Neck. 2018 Nov 20. doi: 10.1002/hed.25513. [Epub ahead of print] Review. (SRA)


Eng L, Pringle D, Su J, Espin-Garcia O, Niu C, Mahler M, Halytskyy O, Charow R, Lam C, Shani RM, Villeneuve J, Tiessen K, Dobriyal A, Zarrin A, Vennettilli A, Brown MC, Alibhai SMH, Howell D, Jones JM, Selby P, Xu W*, Liu G*. Patterns, perceptions and their association with changes in alcohol consumption in cancer survivors. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2018 Oct 16:e12933. doi: 10.1111/ecc.12933. [Epub ahead of print] (SRA)


Xu W, Hao M. Partial likelihood ratio test for X-chromosome association models. Genet Epidemiol. 2018 Sep 24. doi: 10.1002/gepi.22157. [Epub ahead of print] (PA)


Weimar EAM, Huang SH, Lu L, O'Sullivan B, Perez-Ordonez B, Weinreb I, Hope A, Tong L, Goldstein D, Irish J, de Almeida JR, Bratman S, Xu W*, Yu E*. Radiologic-Pathologic Correlation of Tumor Thickness and Its Prognostic Importance in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity: Implications for the Eighth Edition Tumor, Node, Metastasis Classification. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2018 Aug 30. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A5782. [Epub ahead of print] (SRA)


Shestopaloff K, Escobar MD, Xu W. Analyzing differences between microbiome communities using mixture distributions. Stat Med. 2018 Jul 23. doi: 10.1002/sim.7896. [Epub ahead of print] (SRA)

Alireza Choobineh, Fouzieh Javadpour, Hiva Azmoon, Sareh Keshavarzi & Hadi Daneshmandi. (2018). The prevalence of fatigue, sleepiness, and sleep disorders among petrochemical employees in Iran. Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior. 6 (3), 153-162.

N. Kargar, A.R. Choobineh, M. Razeghi, S. Keshavarzi and N. Meftahi. (2018). Posture and discomfort assessment in computer users while using touch screen device as compared with mouse-keyboard and touch pad-keyboard. Work, 59(3), 341-349.

Elham Salvarzi, Alireza Choobineh, Mehdi Jahangiri, Sareh Keshavarzi. (2018). Facial anthropometric measurements in Iranian male workers using Digimizer version image analysis software: a pilot study. International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, 24 (4), 570-576.

Hamide Rajaie, Nick Bellissimo, Sareh Keshavarzi, Shiva Faghih. (2018). The effect of calcium and vitamin D supplementation on body composition and weight reduction: a randomized, triple-blind, controlled trial. Progress in Nutrition. 20: 153-162.

Romain Charmet, Seamus Duffy, Sareh Keshavarzi, Beata Gyorgy, Michel Marre, Peter Rossing, Amy Jayne McKnight , Alexander P. Maxwell, Tarun veer Singh Ahluwalia, Andrew D.Paterson, David Alexandre Trégouët and Samy Hadjadj. (2018). Novel risk genes identified in a genome-wide association study for coronary artery disease in patients with type 1 diabetes. Cardiovascular Diabetology. 17(61): 1-10.

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