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June

Marie-France Hivert and colleagues’ article “Associations of healthy infant feeding practices and early childhood adiposity in the Rise & SHINE cohort” is published in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Sharon Lutz and colleagues’ article “Machine Learning Prediction of Progression in Forced Expiratory Volume in 1 Second in the COPDGene® Study” is published in The Journal of the COPD Foundation

Marie-France Hivert and colleagues’ article “Meta-analysis of epigenome-wide association studies in newborns and children show widespread sex differences in blood DNA methylation” is published in Mutation Research/Reviews in Mutation Research

Marie-France Hivert and colleagues’ article “Network Approaches to Integrate Analyses of Genetics and Metabolomics Data with Applications to Fetal Programming Studies” is published in Metabolites

May

Sharon Lutz, Joanne Sordillo, Ann Wu and colleagues’ article “Novel genetic variants associated with inhaled corticosteroid treatment response in older adults with asthma” is published in Thorax

Sharon Lutz, Kirsten Voorhies, Ann Wu and colleagues’ article “Selection bias when inferring the effect direction in Mendelian randomization” is published in Genetic Epidemiology

Kurt Christensen and colleagues’ article “Parental Attitudes Toward Standard Newborn Screening and Newborn Genomic Sequencing: Findings From the BabySeq Study” is published in Frontiers in Genetics

Kirsten Voorhies, Ann Wu, Sharon Lutz, and colleagues’ article “Covariate adjustment of spirometric and smoking phenotypes: The potential of neural network models” is published in PLoS One

Chris Lu and colleagues’ article “Are People Who Die by Intentional Medication Poisoning Dispensed Those Medications in the Year Prior to Death?” is published in Archives of Suicide Research

April

Maryam Asgari and colleagues’ article “Response to ‘Comments on sirolimus use and risk of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) in solid organ transplant recipients’ (SOTRs)” is published in Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology

Kurt Christensen and colleagues’ article “Association of Pathogenic Variants in Hereditary Cancer Genes With Multiple Diseases” is published in JAMA Oncology

Marie-France Hivert and colleagues’ article “Association of cow's milk intake in early childhood with adiposity and cardiometabolic risk in early adolescence” is published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Maryam Asgari and colleagues’ article “Genome-wide association study of actinic keratosis identifies new susceptibility loci implicated in pigmentation and immune regulation pathways” is published in Communications Biology

Congrats to Sharon Lutz on her receipt of an R01 funded study from The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) entitled “The role of sex in genetic association studies of depression”!

In April PROMoTeR hosting Dr. Jason Vassy, MD, MPH, MS from the VA Boston Health System (VABHS). Dr. Vassy presented “Defining and measuring the clinical utility of polygenic risk scores”.

March

Marie-France Hivert and colleagues’ article “Maternal Mediterranean diet in pregnancy and newborn DNA methylation: a meta-analysis in the PACE Consortium” was published in Epigenetics

Marie-France Hivert and colleagues’ article “First trimester plasma microRNAs levels predict Matsuda Index-estimated insulin sensitivity between 24th and 29th week of pregnancy” was published in BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care

Marie-France Hivert and colleagues’ article “Gestational Perfluoroalkyl Substance Exposure and DNA Methylation at Birth and 12 Years of Age: A Longitudinal Epigenome-Wide Association Study” is published in Environmental Health Perspectives

Chris Lu and colleagues’ article “High-Deductible Health Plans Paired With Health Savings Accounts Increased Medication Cost Burden Among Individuals With Bipolar Disorder” was published in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry

Ann Wu and colleagues’ article “Metabolomic profiling reveals extensive adrenal suppression due to inhaled corticosteroid therapy in asthma” was published in Nature Medicine

February

Marie-France Hivert and colleagues’ article “Analysis of Early-Life Growth and Age at Pubertal Onset in US Children” is published in JAMA Network Open

Chris Lu and colleagues’ article “Understanding TBI as a Risk Factor Versus a Means of Suicide Death Using Electronic Health Record Data” is published in Archives of Suicide Research

Marie-France Hivert and colleagues’ article “Maternal Glycemic Dysregulation During Pregnancy and Neonatal Blood DNA Methylation: Meta-analyses of Epigenome-Wide Association Studies” is published in Diabetes Care

Marie-France Hivert and colleagues’ article “Meta-analysis of epigenome-wide associations between DNA methylation at birth and childhood cognitive skills” is published in Molecular Psychiatry

Marie-France Hivert and colleagues’ article “Lifestyle interventions in pregnancy targeting GDM prevention: looking ahead to precision medicine” is published in Diabetologia

Sharon Lutz, Kirsten Voorhies, Ann Wu, and colleagues’ article “The influence of unmeasured confounding on the MR Steiger approach” is published in Genetic Epidemiology

Marie-France Hivert and colleagues’ article “Menstrual cycle length and adverse pregnancy outcomes among women in Project Viva” is published in Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology

Marie-France Hivert and colleagues’ article “Multi-ancestry genome-wide association study of gestational diabetes mellitus highlights genetic links with type 2 diabetes” is published in Human Molecular Genetics

January

PROMoTeR Members Joanne Sordillo, Sharon Lutz, Ann Wu, and colleagues’ article “Pharmacogenetics of Bronchodilator Response: Future Directions” is published in Current Allergy and Asthma Reports

PROMoTeR Member Marie-France Hivert and colleagues’ article “Longitudinal changes in glucose during pregnancy in women with gestational diabetes risk factors” is published in Diabetologia

PROMoTeR Members Mei-Sing, Joanne Sordillo, Ann Wu and colleagues’ article “Multiomics analysis identifies BIRC3 as a novel glucocorticoid response–associated gene” is published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

PROMoTeR Member Marie-France Hivert and colleagues’ article “Human plasma pregnancy-associated miRNAs and their temporal variation within the first trimester of pregnancy” is published in Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology

PROMoTeR Member Maryam Asgari and colleagues’ article “Association of Cutaneous Immune-Related Adverse Events With Increased Survival in Patients Treated With Anti–Programmed Cell Death 1 and Anti–Programmed Cell Death Ligand 1 Therapy” is published in JAMA Dermatology

PROMoTeR Members Natalia Kunst, Kurt Christensen, Pamela McMahon, Ann Wu, and colleagues’ article “Population-Based Newborn Screening for Germline TP53 Variants: Clinical Benefits, Cost-Effectiveness, and Value of Further Research” is published in Journal of the National Cancer Institute

PROMoTeR Member Sharon Lutz and colleagues’ article “A Smoothed Version of the Lassosum Penalty for Fitting Integrated Risk Models Using Summary Statistics or Individual-Level Data” is published in Genes

PROMoTeR Members Chris Lu, Pamela McMahon, and Ann Wu’s article “Modeling Genomic Screening in Newborns” is published in JAMA Pediatrics

PROMoTeR Member Marie-France Hivert and colleagues’ article “ADA/EASD Precision Medicine in Diabetes Initiative: An International Perspective and Future Vision for Precision Medicine in Diabetes” is published in Diabetes Care

Special thanks to Dr. Erik Melén, MD, PhD Professor of Pediatrics from the Department of Clinical Sciences and Education, Södersjukhuset Karolinska Institutet for presenting at our January PROMoTeR meeting. Dr. Melén presented “Precision medicine in complex pediatric diseases”.