Publications Jan. - Feb. 2021

Anxiety Levels Among Physician Mothers During the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Linos E, Halley MC, Sarkar U, Mangurian C, Sabry H, Olazo K, Mathews KS, Diamond L, Goyal MK, Linos E, Jagsi R.

Am J Psychiatry. 2021 Feb 1.


Are adverse childhood experiences associated with late-life cognitive performance across racial/ethnic groups: results from the Kaiser Healthy Aging and Diverse Life Experiences study baseline

Audra L GoldErika MezaSarah F Ackley, Dan M Mungas, Rachel A Whitmer, Elizabeth Rose Mayeda, Sunita Miles, Chloe W Eng, Paola Gilsanz, M Maria Glymour

BMJ Open. 2021 Feb 5.


Association between Z-score for birth weight and postoperative outcomes in neonates and infants with congenital heart disease.

Steurer MA, Peyvandi S, Costello JM, Moon-Grady AJ, Habib RH, Hill KD, Jacobs ML, Jelliffe-Pawlowski LL, Keller RL, Pasquali SK, Reddy VM, Tabbutt S, Rajagopal S. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 29.


Association of US state policy orientation with adverse birth outcomes: a longitudinal analysis.

Alicia R Riley, Daniel Collin, Jacob M Grumbach, Jacqueline M Torres, Rita Hamad.

J Epidemiol Community Health. 2021 Jan 6.


Availability and funding of clinical genomic sequencing globally.

Phillips KA, Douglas MP, Wordsworth S, Buchanan J, Marshall DA.

BMJ Glob Health. 2021 Feb.


Awareness and uptake of pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV among low-income, HIV-negative heterosexuals in San Francisco.

Daphine Namara, Hui Xie, Desmond Miller, Danielle Veloso, Willi McFarland

2021, International Journal of STD & AIDS - Article


Benign paroxysmal torticollis: phenotype, natural history, and quality of life

Kaitlin A Greene, Vivien Lu, Marta San Luciano, William Qubty, Samantha L Irwin, Barbara Grimes, Amy A Gelfand

Pediatr Res. 2021 Feb 9.


Blood metabolomics in infants enrolled in a dose escalation pilot trial of budesonide in surfactant.

Ballard PL, Torgerson D, Wadhawan R, Hudak ML, Weitkamp JH, Harris J, Asselin J, Chapin C, Ballard RA, McEvoy CT.

Pediatr Res. 2021 Jan 19.


Building capacities in research for blood services in Africa.

Mapako T, Tagny CT, Laperche S, Bates I, Murphy EL.

Transfus Clin Biol. 2021 Jan 28.


The case for prescribing PrEP in community mental health settings.

Sudler A, Cournos F, Arnold E, Koester K, Riano NS, Dilley J, Liu A, Mangurian C.

Lancet HIV. 2021 Jan 22.


Caution Against Overinterpreting Time-Restricted Eating Results-Reply.

Weiss EJ, Lowe DA, Vittinghoff E.

JAMA Intern Med. 2021 Feb 22.


Center variation in long-term outcomes for socioeconomically deprived children.

Wadhwani SI, Huang CY, Gottlieb L, Beck AF, Bucuvalas J, Kotagal U, Lyles C, Lai JC.

Am J Transplant. 2021 Feb 10.


Comprehensive pathogen detection for ocular infections.

Doan T, Sahoo MK, Ruder K, Huang C, Zhong L, Chen C, Hinterwirth A, Lin C, Gonzales JA, Pinsky BA, Acharya NR.

J Clin Virol. 2021 Feb 11.


Cross-cancer evaluation of polygenic risk scores for 16 cancer types in two large cohorts.
Nat Comms. 2021 Feb.

Rebecca E. Graff, Taylor B. Cavazos, Khanh K. Thai, Linda Kachuri, Sara R. Rashkin, Joshua D. Hoffman, Stacey E. Alexeeff, Maruta Blatchins, Travis J. Meyers, Lancelote Leong, Caroline G. Tai, Nima C. Emami, Douglas A. Corley, Lawrence H. Kushi, Elad Ziv, Stephen K. Van Den Eeden, Eric Jorgenson, Thomas J. Hoffmann, Laurel A. Habel, John S. Witte, and Lori C. Sakoda


Cultural Adaptation of an Intervention to Reduce Hazardous Alcohol Use Among People Living with HIV in Southwestern Uganda.

Leddy AM, Hahn JA, Getahun M, Emenyonu NI, Woolf-King SE, Sanyu N, Katusiime A, Fatch R, Chander G, Hutton HE, Muyindike WR, Camlin CS.

AIDS Behav. 2021 Feb 15.


Diminished ovarian reserve is associated with reduced euploid rates via preimplantation genetic testing for aneuploidy independently from age: evidence for concomitant reduction in oocyte quality with quantity.

Jaswa EG, McCulloch CE, Simbulan R, Cedars MI, Rosen MP.

Fertil Steril. 2021 Feb 12.


eccSOFA: SOFA illness severity score adapted to predict in-hospital mortality in emergency critical care patients.

Niknam K, Nesbitt J, Mitarai T, Nudelman MJR, Gordon AJ, Wilson JG, Kohn MA.

Am J Emerg Med. 2020 Dec 14.


Effect of Levothyroxine Therapy on the Development of Depressive Symptoms in Older Adults With Subclinical Hypothyroidism

Lea Wildisen, MSc; Martin Feller, MD; Cinzia Del Giovane, PhD; … Douglas C. Bauer, MD; …Drahomir Aujesky, MD; Jacobijn Gussekloo, MD; Nicolas Rodondi, MD 

JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Feb 10.


Embracing Genetic Diversity to Improve Black Health
Akinyemi Oni-Orisan, Pharm.D., Ph.D., Yusuph Mavura, M.S., Yambazi Banda, Ph.D., Timothy A. Thornton, Ph.D., and Ronnie Sebro, M.D., Ph.D.
N Eng J Med. 2021 Feb 10.


Examining the bidirectional relationship between food insecurity and healthcare spending.

Johnson KT, Palakshappa D, Basu S, Seligman H, Berkowitz SA.

Health Serv Res. 2021 Feb 17.


Facilitating Healthier Eating at Restaurants: A Multidisciplinary Scoping Review Comparing Strategies, Barriers, Motivators, and Outcomes by Restaurant Type and Initiator

Melissa Fuster, Margaret A Handley, Tamara Alam, Lee Ann Fullington, Brian Elbel, Krishnendu Ray, Terry T-K Huang

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Feb 4.


Factors associated with HIV care and treatment cascade in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, 2014-2017: A cross-sectional study

Guilherme B Shimocomaqui, Craig S Meyer, Maria L Ikeda, Elson Romeu Farias, Tonantzin R Gonçalves, George W Rutherford, Nêmora Tregnago Barcellos

Int J STD AIDS. 2021 Feb 11.


Five-year outcomes from a prospective comparative effectiveness study evaluating external-beam radiotherapy with or without low-dose-rate brachytherapy boost for localized prostate cancer.

Pasalic D, Barocas DA, Huang LC, Zhao Z, Koyama T, Tang C, Conwill R, Goodman M, Hamilton AS, Wu XC, Paddock LE, Stroup AM, Cooperberg MR, Hashibe M, O'Neil BB, Kaplan SH, Greenfield S, Penson DF, Hoffman KE.

Cancer. 2021 Feb 17.


Fluoroscopy X-Ray Organ-Specific Dosimetry System (FLUXOR) for Estimation of Organ Doses and Their Uncertainties in the Canadian Fluoroscopy Cohort Study.

Apostoaei AI, Thomas BA, Hoffman FO, Kocher DC, Thiessen KM, Borrego D, Lee C, Simon SL, Zablotska LB.

Radiat Res. 2021 Feb 5


Genetics of agenesis/hypoplasia of the uterus and vagina: narrowing down the number of candidate genes for Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser Syndrome.

Mikhael S, Dugar S, Morton M, Chorich LP, Tam KB, Lossie AC, Kim HG, Knight J, Taylor HS, Mukherjee S, Capra JA, Phillips JA 3rd, Friez M, Layman LC.

Hum Genet. 2021 Jan 19.


Genital abnormalities, hormonal contraception, and HIV transmission risk in Rwandan serodifferent couples .

Kristin M Wall, Etienne Karita, Julien Nyombayire, …Matt Price, … Amanda Tichacek, Eric Hunter, Susan Allen.

J Infect Dis. 2021 Feb 9.


Germline genetic contribution to the immune landscape of cancer.
Rosalyn W Sayaman, Mohamad Saad, Vésteinn Thorsson, … Rebecca E Graff, … Jérôme Galon, Elad Ziv, Davide Bedognetti.

Immun, Feb 2021.


Homelessness, HIV testing, and the reach of public health efforts for people who inject drugs, San Francisco, California.

Vincent W, Lin J, Veloso D, Miller D, McFarland W.

Drug Alcohol Depend. 2021 Feb 9.


HIV Prevention Responsibility Beliefs Among Men Who Have Sex with Men in the PrEP Era.

Truong HM, Fatch R, McFarland W, Raymond HF.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2021 Feb 12.


Impact of different physical activity types on knee joint structural degeneration assessed with 3-T MRI in overweight and obese subjects: data from the osteoarthritis initiative.

Schirò S, Foreman SC, Joseph GB, Souza RB, McCulloch CE, Nevitt MC, Link TM.

Skeletal Radiol. 2021 Jan 6.


Individual non-esterified fatty acids and incident atrial fibrillation late in life.

Pellegrini CN, Buzkova P, Lichtenstein AH, Matthan NR, Ix JH, Siscovick DS, Heckbert SR, Tracy RP, Mukamal KJ, Djoussé L, Kizer JR.

Heart. 2021 Jan 22.


Integration of electronic pathology reporting with clinical trial matching for advanced prostate cancer.

Borno HT, Duffy C, Zhang S, Canchola AJ, Loya Z, Golden T, Oh DL, Odisho AY, Gomez S.

Urol Oncol. 2021 Jan 5.


Intercategorical and Intracategorical Experiences of Discrimination and HIV Prevalence Among Transgender Women in San Francisco, CA: A Quantitative Intersectionality Analysis.

Wesson P, Vittinghoff E, Turner C, Arayasirikul S, McFarland W, Wilson E.

Am J Public Health. 2021 Jan 21.


The influence of evolutionary history on human health and disease.

Benton ML, Abraham A, LaBella AL, Abbot P, Rokas A, Capra JA.

Nat Rev Genet. 2021 Jan 6.


Interpersonal psychotherapy delivered by nonspecialists for depression and posttraumatic stress disorder among Kenyan HIV-positive women affected by gender-based violence: Randomized controlled trial.

Meffert SM, Neylan TC, McCulloch CE, Blum K, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA, Verdeli H, Markowitz JC, Kahn JG, Bukusi D, Thirumurthy H, Rota G, Rota R, Oketch G, Opiyo E, Ongeri L.

PLoS Med. 2021 Jan 11.


Investigating rare pathogenic/likely pathogenic exonic variation in bipolar disorder.

Jia X, Goes FS, Locke AE, Palmer D, … Risch N, Schaefer C, Stahl EA, Zandi PP, Scott LJ.

Mol Psychiatry. 2021 Jan 22.


Joint-adjacent Adipose Tissue by MRI is Associated With Prevalence and Progression of Knee Degenerative Changes: Data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative.

Bodden J, Ok AH, Joseph GB, Nevitt MC, McCulloch CE, Lane NE, Link TM.

J Magn Reson Imaging. 2021 Feb 28.


Longitudinal Associations of Midlife Accelerometer Determined Sedentary Behavior and Physical Activity With Cognitive Function: The CARDIA Study.

Whitaker KM, Zhang D, Pettee Gabriel K, Ahrens M, Sternfeld B, Sidney S, Jacobs DR Jr, Palta P, Yaffe K.

 J Am Heart Assoc. 2021 Jan 20. 


The Longitudinal Relationship Between Physical Activity and Joint Space Narrowing: 48-Month Follow-Up Data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative.

Hu B, Han D, Nevitt MC, Wise BL, Segal NA.

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2021 Jan 7.


Low CtBP2 expression is associated with a stem cell-like signature and adverse clinical outcome in childhood B-cell lymphoblastic leukemia

Sejong Chun, Hyun-Young Kim, Hee-Jin Kim, Hong Hoe Koo, Keon Hee Yoo, Sun-Hee Kim, Mi Zhou, Seung-Tae Lee, Joseph L Wiemels

Leukemia. 2021 Feb 12.


Machine intelligence identifies soluble TNFa as a therapeutic target for spinal cord injury.
J R Huie, A R Ferguson, N Kyritsis, J Z Pan, K-A Irvine, J L Nielson, P G Schupp, M C Oldham, J C Gensel, A Lin, M R Segal, R R Ratan, J C Bresnahan, M S Beattie.

Sci Rep. 2021 Feb.


Magnitude and Kinetics of Anti-Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Antibody Responses and Their Relationship to Disease Severity.

Kara L Lynch, Jeffrey D Whitman, Noreen P Lacanienta, Erica W Beckerdite, Shannon A Kastner, Brian R Shy, Gregory M Goldgof, Andrew G Levine, Sagar P Bapat, Susan L Stramer, Jonathan H Esensten, Allen W Hightower, Caryn Bern, Alan H B Wu

Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Jan 27.


Multi-Institutional Outcomes and Associations after Excision and Primary Anastomosis for Radiotherapy-Associated Bulbomembranous Urethral Stenoses Following Prostate Cancer Treatment.

Voelzke BB, Leddy LS, Myers JB, Breyer BN, Alsikafi NF, Broghammer JA, Elliott SP, Vanni AJ, Erickson BA, Buckley JC, Zhao LC, Wright T, Rourke KF; Trauma and Urologic Reconstructive Network of Surgeons (TURNS).

Urology. 2021 Feb 5.


Multivariable modeling of biomarker data from the phase 1 Foundation for the NIH Osteoarthritis Biomarkers Consortium.

Hunter DJ, Deveza LA, Collins JE, Losina E, Nevitt MC, Roemer FW, Guermazi A, Bowes MA, Dam EB, Eckstein F, Lynch JA, Katz JN, Kwoh CK, Hoffmann S, Kraus VB.

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2021 Jan 9.


Neighborhood archetypes and breast cancer survival in California.
Salma Shariff-MarcoMindy C DeRouenJuan YangJennifer Jain, David O Nelson, Margaret M Weden, Scarlett L Gomez

Ann Epi. 2021 Feb.


Perceptions of Patients with Primary Nonadherence to Statin Medications.

Tarn DM, Barrientos M, Pletcher MJ, Cox K, Turner J, Fernandez A, Schwartz JB. J

Am Board Fam Med. 2021 Jan-Feb.


Persistent COVID-19-associated neurocognitive symptoms in non-hospitalized patients

Joanna Hellmuth, T. Allen Barnett, Breton M. Asken, J. Daniel Kelly, Leonel Torres, Melanie L. Stephens, Bryan Greenhouse, Jeffrey N. Martin, Felicia C. Chow, Steven G. Deeks, Meredith Greene, Bruce L. Miller, Wesley Annan, Timothy J. Henrich & Michael J. Peluso 

J NeuroVirology. 2021


Post-lumpectomy breast calcifications: Can original tumor features assist in determining need for biopsy?

Greenwood HI, Kelil T, Lobach IV, Fong V, Price ER.

Clin Imaging. 2021 Jan 20.


Predicting long-term kidney allograft outcomes: pitfalls and progress.

Dinh A, McCulloch CE, Ku E.

Kidney Int. 2021 Jan.


Prone Positioning in Moderate to Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Due to COVID-19: A Cohort Study and Analysis of Physiology.

Shelhamer MC, Wesson PD, Solari IL, Jensen DL, Steele WA, Dimitrov VG, Kelly JD, Aziz S, Gutierrez VP, Vittinghoff E, Chung KK, Menon VP, Ambris HA, Baxi SM.

J Intensive Care Med. 2021 Feb.


Race and Genetic Ancestry in Medicine - A Time for Reckoning with Racism.

Borrell LN, Elhawary JR, Fuentes-Afflick E, Witonsky J, Bhakta N, Wu AHB, Bibbins-Domingo K, Rodríguez-Santana JR, Lenoir MA, Gavin JR 3rd, Kittles RA, Zaitlen NA, Wilkes DS, Powe NR, Ziv E, Burchard EG.

N Engl J Med. 2021 Feb 4. 


Racial and ethnic disparities in outcomes through 1 year of life in infants born prematurely: a population based study in California .

Kayla L Karvonen, Rebecca J Baer, Elizabeth E Rogers, Martina A Steurer, Kelli K Ryckman, Sky K Feuer, James G Anderson, Linda S Franck, Dawn Gano, Mark A Peterson, Scott P OltmanBrittany D ChambersJohn NeuhausLarry RandLaura L Jelliffe-Pawlowski, Matthew S Pantell

J Perinatol. 2021 Jan 30.


Racial Disparities in Eligibility for Preemptive Waitlisting for Kidney Transplantation and Modification of eGFR Thresholds to Equalize Waitlist Time.

Ku E, McCulloch CE, Adey DB, Li L, Johansen KL.

J Am Soc Nephrol. 2021 Feb 23.


Recommendations for Demonstrators, Law Enforcement Agencies, and Public Health Agencies for Reducing SARS-CoV-2 Transmission During Civil Protests.

Eisenman DP, Wiley DJ, Pollock BH, Rutherford GW, Rimoin AW, Bibbins-Domingo K, Checkoway H, Hurd T, Waters CM, Dawson-Rose C.

Public Health Rep. 2021 Feb 16.


Recovery of kidney function after dialysis initiation in children and adults in the US: A retrospective study of United States Renal Data System data.

Ku E, Hsu RK, Johansen KL, McCulloch CE, Mitsnefes M, Grimes BA, Liu KD.

PLoS Med. 2021 Feb 19.


The Revised WIC Food Package and Child Development: A Quasi-Experimental Study.

Guan A, Hamad R, Batra A, Bush NR, Tylavsky FA, LeWinn KZ.

Pediatrics. 2021 Feb.


Risk of Early Birth among Women with a Urinary Tract Infection: A Retrospective Cohort Study.

Baer RJ, Nidey N, Bandoli G, Chambers BD, Chambers CD, Feuer S, Karasek D, Oltman SP, Rand L, Ryckman KK, Jelliffe-Pawlowski LL.

AJP Rep. 2021 Jan.


Sensitivity and Specificity of the National Death Index for Multiple Causes of Death in People With HIV

Sandra Schwarcz, MD, MPH, Nancy A. Hessol, MSPH, Matthew A. Spinelli, MD, MPH,

Ling Chin Hsu, MPH, Daniel Wlodarczyk, MD, Jacqueline Tulsky, MD, Meg D. Newman, MD, Susan P. Buchbinder, MD


Sex Disparity in Deceased-Donor Kidney Transplant Access by Cause of Kidney Disease.

Ahearn P, Johansen KL, Tan JC, McCulloch CE, Grimes BA, Ku E.

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2021 Feb 8.


Slower response to treatment of iron deficiency anaemia in HIV-infected pregnant women: a prospective cohort study.

Hull JC, Bloch EM, Ingram C, Crookes R, Vaughan J, Courtney L, Jauregui A, Hilton JF, Murphy EL; REDS-III South Africa Program.

BJOG. 2021 Feb 15.


Structural, Dosing, and Risk Change Factors Affecting Discontinuation of Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) in a Large Urban Clinic.

Chelsea L Shover, Michelle A DeVost, Nicole J Cunningham, Matthew R Beymer, David Flores, Risa Flynn, Pamina M Gorbach, Phoebe Lyman, K Rivet Amico, Robert K Bolan

AIDS Educ Prev. 2020 Aug.


A study protocol for a Pilot Masked, Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluating Locally-applied Gentamicin versus Saline in Open Tibia Fractures (pGO-Tibia) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

von Kaeppler EP, Donnelley C, Ali SH, Roberts HJ, Ibrahim JM, Wu HH, Eliezer EN, Porco TC, Haonga BT, Morshed S, Shearer DW.

Pilot Feasibility Stud. 2021 Feb 10.


Synthesizing external aggregated information in the presence of population heterogeneity: A penalized empirical likelihood approach

Ying Sheng, Yifei Sun, Chiung‐Yu Huang, Mi‐Ok Kim

Biometrics, 2021.


Topologically associating domain boundaries that are stable across diverse cell types are evolutionarily constrained and enriched for heritability.

McArthur E, Capra JA.

Am J Hum Genet. 2021 Feb 4.


Toward Risk-Based Breast Cancer Screening.
Karla Kerlikowske, Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo.

Ann Int Med. 2021 Feb.


Trans-ancestry genome-wide association meta-analysis of prostate cancer identifies new susceptibility loci and informs genetic risk prediction.

Conti DV, Darst BF, Moss LC, Saunders EJ, Sheng X, Chou A, Schumacher FR, Olama AAA, Benlloch S, Dadaev T, Brook MN, Sahimi A, Hoffmann TJ, … Witte JS, Eeles RA, Kote-Jarai Z, Haiman CA.

Nat Genet. 2021 Jan.


Transporting subgroup analyses of randomized trials for planning implementation of new interventions.
Megha L Mehrotra, Daniel Westreich, M Maria Glymour, Elvin Geng, David V Glidden.

Am J Epi. 2021 Feb.


Trends in Use of Diagnostic Imaging for Abdominal Pain in U.S. Emergency Departments.

Wang RC, Kornblith AE, Grupp-Phelan J, Smith-Bindman R, Kao LS, Fahimi J.

AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2021 Jan.


Understanding disparities in person-centred maternity care: the potential role of provider implicit and explicit bias

Patience A Afulani, Beryl A Ogolla, Edwina N Oboke, Linnet Ongeri, Sandra J Weiss, Audrey Lyndon, Wendy Berry Mendes.

Health Pol and Plan, 2021 Jan 25.


USPSTF Recommendations for Screening for Carotid Stenosis to Prevent Stroke-The Need for More Data.

Smith-Bindman R, Bibbins-Domingo K.

JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Feb 1


"Violence and love and drugs…it all goes hand in hand": A mixed methods analysis of the substance abuse, violence, and HIV/AIDS syndemic among women who use methamphetamine.

Stockman JK, Syvertsen JL, Hayashi HD, Ludwig-Barron N, Tsuyuki K, Morris MD, Palinkas LA. Subst Abus. 2021 Jan 25.