Publications 2017

Journal articles

  • Annamalay, A. A., I. Jroundi, J. Bizzintino, S.-K. Khoo, G. Zhang, D. Lehmann, I. A. Laing, J. Gern, J. Goldblatt, C. Mahraoui, R. Benmessaoud, C. Moraleda, Q. Bassat and P. Le Souëf (2017). “Rhinovirus C is associated with wheezing and rhinovirus A is associated with pneumonia in hospitalized children in Morocco.” Journal of Medical Virology 89(4): 582-588. [link]
  • Bickerstaffe, A., T. Ranaweera, T. Endersby, C. Ellis, S. Maddumarachchi, G. E. Gooden, P. White, E. K. Moses, A. W. Hewitt and J. L. Hopper (2017). “The Ark: a customizable web-based data management tool for health and medical research.” Bioinformatics 33(4): 624-626. [link]
  • Burton, A., G. Maskarinec, B. Perez-Gomez, C. Vachon, H. Miao, M. Lajous, R. López-Ridaura, M. Rice, A. Pereira, M. L. Garmendia, R. M. Tamimi, K. Bertrand, A. Kwong, G. Ursin, E. Lee, S. A. Qureshi, H. Ma, S. Vinnicombe, S. Moss, S. Allen, R. Ndumia, S. Vinayak, S.-H. Teo, S. Mariapun, F. Fadzli, B. Peplonska, A. Bukowska, C. Nagata, J. Stone, J. Hopper, G. Giles, V. Ozmen, M. E. Aribal, J. Schüz, C. H. Van Gils, J. O. P. Wanders, R. Sirous, M. Sirous, J. Hipwell, J. Kim, J. W. Lee, C. Dickens, M. Hartman, K.-S. Chia, C. Scott, A. M. Chiarelli, L. Linton, M. Pollan, A. A. Flugelman, D. Salem, R. Kamal, N. Boyd, I. dos-Santos-Silva and V. McCormack (2017). “Mammographic density and ageing: A collaborative pooled analysis of cross-sectional data from 22 countries worldwide.” PLOS Medicine 14(6): e1002335. [link]
  • Cenin, D., P. O’Leary, I. Lansdorp-Vogelaar, D. Preen, M. Jenkins and E. Moses (2017). “Integrating personalised genomics into risk stratification models of population screening for colorectal cancer.” Aust N Z J Public Health 41: 3-4. [link]
  • Chambers, N. A., A. Ramgolam, D. Sommerfield, G. Zhang, T. Ledowski, M. Thurm, M. Lethbridge, M. Hegarty and B. S. von Ungern-Sternberg (2017). “Cuffed vs. uncuffed tracheal tubes in children: a randomised controlled trial comparing leak, tidal volume and complications.” Anaesthesia (Early View). [link]
  • Clifford, H. D., C. M. Hayden, S. K. Khoo, D. Naniche, I. M. Mandomando, G. Zhang, P. Richmond and P. N. Le Souef (2017). “Genetic Variants in the IL-4/IL-13 Pathway Influence Measles Vaccine Responses and Vaccine Failure in Children from Mozambique.” Viral Immunol 30(7): 472-478. [pubmed]
  • Drake-Brockman, T. F., A. Ramgolam, G. Zhang, G. L. Hall and B. S. von Ungern-Sternberg (2017). “The effect of endotracheal tubes versus laryngeal mask airways on perioperative respiratory adverse events in infants: a randomised controlled trial.” Lancet 389(10070): 701-708. [pubmed]
  • Gibbs, D. C., S. V. Ward, I. Orlow, G. Cadby, P. A. Kanetsky, L. Luo, K. J. Busam, A. Kricker, B. K. Armstrong, A. E. Cust, H. Anton-Culver, R. P. Gallagher, R. Zanetti, S. Rosso, L. Sacchetto, D. W. Ollila, C. B. Begg, M. Berwick, N. E. Thomas and The GEM Study Group (2017). “Functional melanoma-risk variant IRF4 rs12203592 associated with Breslow thickness: a pooled international study of primary melanomas.” British Journal of Dermatology. [link]
  • Graff, M., R. A. Scott, A. E. Justice, …, G. Cadby, …, L. A. Cupples, R. J. F. Loos and T. O. Kilpeläinen (2017). “Genome-wide physical activity interactions in adiposity ― A meta-analysis of 200,452 adults.” PLOS Genetics 13(4): e1006528. [link]
  • Hoeppner, T., M. Borland, F. E. Babl, J. Neutze, N. Phillips, D. Krieser, S. R. Dalziel, A. Davidson, S. Donath, K. Jachno, M. South, A. Williams, G. Zhang and E. Oakley (2017). “Influence of weather on incidence of bronchiolitis in Australia and New Zealand.” J Paediatr Child Health 53(10): 1000-1006. [pubmed]
  • Hollams, E. M., S. M. Teo, M. Kusel, B. J. Holt, K. E. Holt, M. Inouye, N. H. De Klerk, G. Zhang, P. D. Sly, P. H. Hart and P. G. Holt (2017). “Vitamin D over the first decade and susceptibility to childhood allergy and asthma.” Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 139(2): 472-481.e479. [pubmed]
  • Hou, C., W. Li, Z. Li, J. Gao, Z. Chen, X. Zhao, Y. Yang, X. Zhang and Y. Song (2017). “Synthetic Isoliquiritigenin Inhibits Human Tongue Squamous Carcinoma Cells through Its Antioxidant Mechanism.” Oxid Med Cell Longev 2017: 1379430. [pubmed]
  • Jacobs, M., G. Zhang, S. Chen, B. Mullins, M. Bell, L. Jin, Y. Guo, R. Huxley and G. Pereira (2017). “The association between ambient air pollution and selected adverse pregnancy outcomes in China: A systematic review.” Sci Total Environ 579: 1179-1192. [pubmed]
  • Justice, A. E., T. W. Winkler, M. F. Feitosa, …, G. Cadby, …, I. B. Borecki, K. E. North and L. A. Cupples (2017). “Genome-wide meta-analysis of 241,258 adults accounting for smoking behaviour identifies novel loci for obesity traits.” Nat Commun 8: 14977. [link]
  • Karisnan, K., T. Mahzabin, A. J. Bakker, Y. Song, P. B. Noble, J. J. Pillow and G. J. Pinniger (2017). “Gestational age at time of in utero lipopolysaccharide exposure influences the severity of inflammation-induced diaphragm weakness in lambs.” American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology 314(4): R523-R532. [pubmed]
  • Kirkham, L.-A. S., S. P. Wiertsema, K. J. Corscadden, T. Mateus, G. L. Mullaney, G. Zhang, P. C. Richmond and R. B. Thornton (2017). “Otitis-Prone Children Produce Functional Antibodies to Pneumolysin and Pneumococcal Polysaccharides.” Clinical and Vaccine Immunology 24(3). [link]
  • Krishnan, K., L. Baglietto, J. Stone, J. A. Simpson, G. Severi, C. Evans, R. J. MacInnis, G. G. Giles, C. Apicella and J. L. Hopper (2017). “Longitudinal study of mammographic density measures that predict breast cancer risk.” Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 26(4): 651-660. [link]
  • Krishnan, K., L. Baglietto, J. Stone, C. McLean, M. C. Southey, D. R. English, G. G. Giles and J. L. Hopper (2017). “Mammographic density and risk of breast cancer by tumor characteristics: a case-control study.” BMC Cancer 17: 859. [pubmed]
  • Lake, N. J., R. L. Taylor, H. Trahair, K. N. Harikrishnan, J. E. Curran, M. Almeida, H. Kulkarni, N. Mukhamedova, A. Hoang, H. Low, A. J. Murphy, M. P. Johnson, T. D. Dyer, M. C. Mahaney, H. H. H. Goring, E. K. Moses, D. Sviridov, J. Blangero, J. B. M. Jowett and K. Bozaoglu (2017). “TRAK2, a novel regulator of ABCA1 expression, cholesterol efflux and HDL biogenesis.” Eur Heart J38(48): 3579-3587. [pubmed]
  • Lee, K. H., Y. Song, M. O’Sullivan, G. Pereira, R. Loh and G. Zhang (2017). “The Implications of DNA Methylation on Food Allergy.” International Archives of Allergy and Immunology 173(4): 183-192. [link]
  • Li, S., E. Kim, E. M. Wong, J.-H. E. Joo, T. L. Nguyen, J. Stone, Y.-M. Song, L. B. Flander, R. Saffery, G. G. Giles, M. C. Southey, J. Sung and J. L. Hopper (2017). “Twin birth changes DNA methylation of subsequent siblings.” Scientific Reports 7: 8463. [pubmed]
  • Li, S., E. M. Wong, T. L. Nguyen, J. E. Joo, J. Stone, G. S. Dite, G. G. Giles, R. Saffery, M. C. Southey and J. L. Hopper (2017). “Causes of blood methylomic variation for middle-aged women measured by the HumanMethylation450 array.” Epigenetics 12(11): 973-981. [pubmed]
  • Lillycrop, K., R. Murray, C. Cheong, A. L. Teh, R. Clarke-Harris, S. Barton, P. Costello, E. Garratt, E. Cook, P. Titcombe, B. Shunmuganathan, S. J. Liew, Y.-C. Chua, X. Lin, Y. Wu, G. C. Burdge, C. Cooper, H. M. Inskip, N. Karnani, J. C. Hopkins, C. E. Childs, C. P. Chavez, P. C. Calder, F. Yap, Y. S. Lee, Y. S. Chong, P. E. Melton, L. Beilin, R.-C. Huang, P. D. Gluckman, N. Harvey, M. A. Hanson, J. D. Holbrook and K. M. Godfrey (2017). “ANRIL Promoter DNA Methylation: A Perinatal Marker for Later Adiposity.” EBioMedicine 19: 60-72. [pubmed]
  • Mahzabin, T., J. J. Pillow, G. J. Pinniger, A. J. Bakker, P. B. Noble, R. B. White, K. Karisnan and Y. Song (2017). “Influence of antenatal glucocorticoid on preterm lamb diaphragm.” Pediatr Res 82(3): 509-517. [pubmed]
  • McCarthy, N. S., J. C. Badcock, M. L. Clark, E. E. M. Knowles, G. Cadby, P. E. Melton, V. A. Morgan, J. Blangero, E. K. Moses, D. C. Glahn and A. Jablensky (2017). “Assessment of Cognition and Personality as Potential Endophenotypes in the Western Australian Family Study of Schizophrenia.” Schizophrenia Bulletin  44(4): 908-921. [pubmed]
  • McCarthy, N. S., P. E. Melton, S. V. Ward, S. M. Allan, M. Dragovic, M. L. Clark, B. Morar, J. P. Rubio, J. Blangero, J. C. Badcock, V. A. Morgan, E. K. Moses and A. Jablensky (2017). “Exome array analysis suggests an increased variant burden in families with schizophrenia.” Schizophr Res 185: 9-16. [pubmed]
  • Meldrum, S. J., Y. Li, G. Zhang, A. E. M. Heaton, N. D’Vaz, J. Manz, E. Reischl, B. V. Koletzko, S. L. Prescott and K. Simmer (2017). “Can polymorphisms in the fatty acid desaturase (FADS) gene cluster alter the effects of fish oil supplementation on plasma and erythrocyte fatty acid profiles? An exploratory study.” Eur J Nutr: in press. [pubmed]
  • Michailidou, K., S. Lindström, J. Dennis, …, R. Lloyd, …, J. Stone, …, G. Chenevix-Trench, J. Simard, P. Kraft and D. F. Easton (2017). “Association analysis identifies 65 new breast cancer risk loci.” Nature 551(7678): 92-94. [pubmed]
  • Milne, R. L., K. B. Kuchenbaecker, K. Michailidou, …, R. Lloyd, …, J. Stone, …, M. K. Schmidt, A. C. Antoniou and J. Simard (2017). “Identification of ten variants associated with risk of estrogen-receptor-negative breast cancer.” Nat Genet 49(12): 1767-1778. [pubmed]
  • Nguyen, T. L., Y. K. Aung, C. F. Evans, G. S. Dite, J. Stone, R. J. MacInnis, J. G. Dowty, A. Bickerstaffe, K. Aujard, J. M. Rommens, Y.-M. Song, J. Sung, M. A. Jenkins, M. C. Southey, G. G. Giles, C. Apicella and J. L. Hopper (2017). “Mammographic density defined by higher than conventional brightness thresholds better predicts breast cancer risk.” International Journal of Epidemiology 46(2): 652-661. [pubmed]
  • Owens, L., I. A. Laing, G. Zhang and P. N. Le Souëf (2017). “Infant lung function predicts asthma persistence and remission in young adults.” Respirology 22(2): 289-294. [link]
  • Ramgolam, A., G. L. Hall, D. Sommerfield, L. Slevin, T. F. E. Drake-Brockman, G. Zhang and B. S. von Ungern-Sternberg (2017). “Premedication with salbutamol prior to surgery does not decrease the risk of perioperative respiratory adverse events in school-aged children.” BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia 119(1): 150-157. [pubmed]
  • Saiganesh, A., B. J. Hales, S. Chen, E. Filipovska-Naumovska, G. Pereira, M. Garand, T. R. Kollmann, A. J. Currie, P. N. Le Souëf and G. Zhang (2017). “The Western Environment Reduces Innate Immune Cytokine Production in Chinese Immigrants.” Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 141(4): 1504-1507. [link]
  • Sharp, G. C., L. A. Salas, C. Monnereau, …, P. E. Melton, …, S. J. London, J. F. Felix and C. L. Relton (2017). “Maternal BMI at the start of pregnancy and offspring epigenome-wide DNA methylation: Findings from the Pregnancy and Childhood Epigenetics (PACE) consortium.” Human Molecular Genetics 26(20): 4067-4085. [link]
  • Song, Y., S.-K. Khoo, K. H. Lee, M. Mäkelä, T. Haahtela, P. LeSouëf and G. Zhang (2017). “Dual responses of CD14 methylation to distinct environments: a role in asthma and allergy.” European Respiratory Journal 50(6): 1701228. [publink]
  • Song, Y., M. J. Schwager, V. Backer, J. Guo, C. Porsbjerg, S.-K. Khoo, I. A. Laing, E. K. Moses, P. LeSouëf and G. Zhang (2017). “Environment Changes Genetic Effects on Respiratory Conditions and Allergic Phenotypes.” Scientific Reports 7(1): 6342. [pubmed]
  • Thomsen, L. C. V., N. S. McCarthy, P. E. Melton, G. Cadby, R. Austgulen, O. K. Nygård, M. P. Johnson, S. Brennecke, E. K. Moses, L. Bjørge and A.-C. Iversen (2017). “The antihypertensive MTHFR gene polymorphism rs17367504-G is a possible novel protective locus for preeclampsia.” J Hypertens 35(1): 132-139. [pubmed]
  • Thornton, R. B., L.-A. S. Kirkham, K. J. Corscadden, H. L. Coates, S. Vijayasekaran, J. Hillwood, S. Toster, P. Edminston, G. Zhang, A. Keil and P. C. Richmond (2017). “No evidence for impaired humoral immunity to pneumococcal proteins in Australian Aboriginal children with otitis media.” International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 92: 119-125. [link]
  • Thornton, R. B., L.-A. S. Kirkham, K. J. Corscadden, S. P. Wiertsema, A. Fuery, B. J. Jones, H. L. Coates, S. Vijayasekaran, G. Zhang, A. Keil and P. C. Richmond (2017). “Australian Aboriginal Children with Otitis Media Have Reduced Antibody Titers to Specific Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae Vaccine Antigens.” Clinical and Vaccine Immunology 24(4): e00556-00516. [link]
  • Weerasekera, L., C. Rudnicka, Q. X. Sang, J. E. Curran, M. P. Johnson, E. K. Moses, H. H. Goring, J. Blangero, J. Hricova, M. Schlaich and V. B. Matthews (2017). “ADAM19: A Novel Target for Metabolic Syndrome in Humans and Mice.” Mediators Inflamm 2017: 7281986. [link]

Published abstracts

  • McCarthy, N., M. Clark, G. Cadby, J. Blangero, M. Dragovic, P. Melton, E. Moses, J. Badcock and A. Jablensky (2017). Association Between Polygenic Risk Score for Schizophrenia and Neurocognitive Measures in the Western Australian Family Study of Schizophrenia (WAFSS). European Neuropsychopharmacology. 27: S505-S506. [link]
  • McCarthy, N., Melton, J. Badcock, V. Morgan, M. Dragovic, B. Morar, E. Moses and A. Jablensky (2017). High Resolution Linkage and Association Analyses of Cognitive Deficit and Schizophrenia in the Western Australian Family Study of Schizophrenia. European Neuropsychopharmacology: in press.
  • Singh, B., D. Bond-Smith, N. McArdle, K. Ward, S. King, W. Noffsinger, S. Mukherjee, L. Palmer and G. Cadby (2017). Changing trends of obstructive sleep apnoea in Western Australia from 1988 to 2014. Journal of Sleep Research. 26: 61.


  • Jones, R. M. (2017). Identification of novel risk variants for sarcoma and other cancers by whole exome sequencing analysis in cancer cluster families. Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Western Australia. [link]
  • Poole, A. (2017). The role of vitamin D in the pathogenesis of childhood food allergies. BSc Honours, Curtin University.