Highlights of recent faculty research.

Achieving global mortality reduction targets and universal health coverage: The impact of COVID-19

Mao W, Ogbuoji O, Watkins D, Bharali I, Boateng E, Diab MM, Dwomoh D, Jamison DT, Kumar P, Kennedy McDade K, Nonvignon J, Ogundeji Y, Zeng FG, Zimmerman A, Yamey G. PLoS Med. 2021 Jun 24;18(6):e1003675. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1003675. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34166391.

Variant-specific inflation factors for assessing population stratification at the phenotypic variance level

Sofer T, Zheng X, Laurie CA, Gogarten SM, Brody JA, Conomos MP, Bis JC, Thornton TA, Szpiro A, O'Connell JR, Lange EM, Gao Y, Cupples LA, Psaty BM; NHLBI Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed) Consortium, Rice KM. Nat Commun. 2021 Jun 9;12(1):3506. doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-23655-2. PMID: 34108454.

Determinants of penetrance and variable expressivity in monogenic metabolic conditions across 77,184 exomes

Goodrich JK, Singer-Berk M, Son R, … Preuss M, Psaty BM, Reiner AP, … Florez JC, MacArthur DG, Udler MS. Nat Commun. 2021 Jun 9;12(1):3505. doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-23556-4. PMID: 34108472.

The multi-level heat education and awareness tools [HEAT] intervention study for farmworkers: Rationale and methods

Krenz J, Santos EC, Torres E, Palmández P, Carmona J, Blancas M, Marquez D, Sampson P, Spector JT. Contemp Clin Trials Commun. 2021 Jun 8;22:100795. doi: 10.1016/j.conctc.2021.100795. eCollection 2021 Jun. PMID: 34169175.

Fine-Scale Air Pollution Models for Epidemiologic Research: Insights from Approaches Developed in the Multi-ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis and Air Pollution (MESA Air)

Kirwa K, Szpiro AA, Sheppard L, Sampson PD, Wang M, Keller JP, Young MT, Kim SY, Larson TV, Kaufman JD. Curr Environ Health Rep. 2021 Jun;8(2):113-126. doi: 10.1007/s40572-021-00310-y. PMID: 34086258 Review.

Deployment, Calibration, and Cross-Validation of Low-Cost Electrochemical Sensors for Carbon Monoxide, Nitrogen Oxides, and Ozone for an Epidemiological Study

Zuidema C, Schumacher CS, Austin E, Carvlin G, Larson TV, Spalt EW, Zusman M, Gassett AJ, Seto E, Kaufman JD, Sheppard L. Sensors (Basel). 2021 Jun 19;21(12):4214. doi: 10.3390/s21124214. PMID: 34205429.

Reassessing relationships between appetite and adiposity in people at risk of obesity: A twin study using fMRI

Sewaybricker LE, Melhorn SJ, Rosenbaum JL, Askren MK, Tyagi V, Webb MF, De Leon MRB, Grabowski TJ, Schur EA. Physiol Behav. 2021 Jun 18;239:113504. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2021.113504. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34147511.

Male Fertility After Androgenic Steroid Use: How Little We Know

Anawalt BD. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2021 Jun 16;106(7):e2813-e2815. doi: 10.1210/clinem/dgab236. PMID: 33861859.

Acceptability of the oral hormonal male contraceptive prototype, 11β-Methyl-19-nortestosterone dodecylcarbonate (11β-MNTDC), in a 28-day placebo-controlled trial

Nguyen BT, Yuen F, Farrant M, Thirumalai A, Fernando F, Amory JK, Swerdloff RS, Anawalt BD, Blithe DL, Long JE, Liu PY, Page ST, Wang C. Contraception. 2021 Jun 18:S0010-7824(21)00192-X. doi: 10.1016/j.contraception.2021.06.009. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34153318.

Structural Racism and JAMA Network Open

Rivara FP, Bradley SM, Catenacci DV, Desai AN, Ganguli I, Haneuse SJPA, Inouye SK, Jacobs EA, Kan K, Kim HS, Morris AM, Ogedegbe O, Perencevich EN, Perlis RH, Powell E, Rubenfeld GD, Shulman LN, Trueger NS, Fihn SD. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Jun 1;4(6):e2120269. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.20269. PMID: 34115135.