Publications 2018

Journal articles

  • Bridgeman, S. C., G. C. Ellison, P. E. Melton, P. Newsholme and C. D. S. Mamotte (2018). “Epigenetic effects of metformin: From molecular mechanisms to clinical implications.” Diabetes Obes Metab 20(7): 1553-1562. [pubmed]
  • Cadby, G., P. E. Melton, N. S. McCarthy, M. Almeida, S. Williams-Blangero, J. E. Curran, J. L. VandeBerg, J. Hui, J. Beilby, A. W. Musk, A. L. James, J. Hung, J. Blangero and E. K. Moses (2018). “Pleiotropy of cardiometabolic syndrome with obesity-related anthropometric traits determined using empirically derived kinships from the Busselton Health Study.” Human Genetics 137(1): 45-53. [pubmed]
  • Chambers, N. A., A. Ramgolam, D. Sommerfield, G. Zhang, T. Ledowski, M. Thurm, M. Lethbridge, M. Hegarty and B. S. von Ungern-Sternberg (2018). “Cuffed vs. uncuffed tracheal tubes in children: a randomised controlled trial comparing leak, tidal volume and complications.” Anaesthesia 73(2): 160-168. [pubmed]
  • Chiha, W., C. J. LeVaillant, C. A. Bartlett, A. W. Hewitt, P. E. Melton, M. Fitzgerald and A. R. Harvey (2018). “Retinal genes are differentially expressed in areas of primary versus secondary degeneration following partial optic nerve injury.” PLOS ONE 13(2): e0192348. [pubmed]
  • Cox, D. W., S.-K. Khoo, G. Zhang, K. Lindsay, A. D. Keil, G. Knight, J. E. Gern, I. A. Laing, J. Bizzintino and P. N. Le Souëf (2018). “Rhinovirus (RV) is the most common virus and RV-C the most common RV species in paediatric intensive care respiratory admissions.” European Respiratory Journal: epub. [link]
  • Felix, J. F., B. R. Joubert, A. A. Baccarelli, …, P. Melton, …, C. L. Relton, V. W. V. Jaddoe and S. J. London (2018). “Cohort Profile: Pregnancy And Childhood Epigenetics (PACE) Consortium.” Int J Epidemiol 47(1): 22-23u. [pubmed]
  • Garratt, E., K. Lillycrop, P. Titcombe, P. Melton, R. Murray, S. Barton, R. Clarke-Harris, P. Costello, J. Holbrook, J. Hopkins, C. Childs, C. Paras-Chavez, P. Calder, T. Mori, L. Beilin, G. Burdge, P. D. Gluckman, H. Inskip, N. Harvey, M. Hanson, R.-C. Huang, C. Cooper and G. Keith (2018). “Differential SLC6A4 methylation: a predictive epigenetic marker of adiposity from birth to adulthood.” International Journal of Obesity: in press.
  • Glahn, D., V. Nimgaonkar, H. Raventós, J. Contreras, A. McIntosh, A. Jablensky, N. McCarthy, N. Blackburn, J. Peralta, S. Ament, F. McMahon, M. Bucan, J. Curran, L. Almasy, R. Gur and J. Blangero (2018). “Rediscovering the Value of Families for Psychiatric Genetics Research.” Mol Psychiatry: epub. [pubmed]
  • 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]
  • Hugo, H. J., A. Zysk, P. Dasari, K. Britt, J. L. Hopper, J. Stone, E. W. Thompson and W. V. Ingman (2018). “InforMD: a new initiative to raise public awareness about breast density.” ecancermedicalscience 12: 807. [pubmed]
  • Khan, F. F., P. E. Melton, N. S. McCarthy, B. Morar, J. Blangero, E. K. Moses and A. Jablensky (2018). “Whole Genome Sequencing of 91 Multiplex Schizophrenia Families Reveals Increased Burden of Rare, Exonic Copy Number Variation in Schizophrenia Probands and Genetic Heterogeneity.” Schizophrenia Research: in press. [link]
  • Laurence, C., L. van der Merwe, G. Zhang, P. Le Souef and M. Levin (2018). “Association between pro-inflammatory alleles and allergic phenotypes in Xhosa adolescents.” Pediatr Allergy Immunol 29(3): 311-317. [pubmed]
  • Li, S., E. M. Wong, M. Bui, T. L. Nguyen, J.-H. E. Joo, J. Stone, G. S. Dite, G. G. Giles, R. Saffery, M. C. Southey and J. L. Hopper (2018). “Causal effect of smoking on DNA methylation in peripheral blood: a twin and family study.” Clinical Epigenetics 10(18). [pubmed]
  • Li, S., E. Wong, M. Bui, T. Nguyen, J. Joo, J. Stone, G. Dite, P.-A. Dugue, R. Milne, G. Giles, R. Saffery, M. Southey and J. Hopper (2018). “Inference about causation between body mass index and DNA methylation in blood from a twin family study.” International Journal of Obesity: epub. [pubmed]
  • Li, S., E. M. Wong, P.-A. Dugué, A. F. McRae, E. Kim, J.-H. E. Joo, T. L. Nguyen, J. Stone, G. S. Dite, N. J. Armstrong, K. A. Mather, A. Thalamuthu, M. J. Wright, D. Ames, R. L. Milne, J. M. Craig, R. Saffery, G. W. Montgomery, Y.-M. Song, J. Sung, T. D. Spector, P. S. Sachdev, G. G. Giles, M. C. Southey and J. L. Hopper (2018). “Genome-wide average DNA methylation is determined in utero.” International Journal of Epidemiology: dyy028-dyy028. [pubmed]
  • Liyanage, U. E., M. H. Law, J. S. Ong, A. E. Cust, G. J. Mann, S. V. Ward, Melanoma Meta-Analysis Consortium, P. Gharahkhani, M. M. Iles and S. MacGregor (2018). “Polyunsaturated fatty acids and risk of melanoma: A Mendelian randomisation analysis.” International Journal of Cancer 143(3): 508-514. [pubmed]
  • McCarthy, N. S., C. Vangjeli, P. Surendran, A. Treumann, C. Rooney, E. Ho, P. Sever, S. Thom, A. D. Hughes, P. B. Munroe, P. Howard, T. Johnson, M. Caulfield, D. C. Shields, E. O’Brien, D. J. Fitzgerald and A. V. Stanton (2018). “Genetic variants in PPARGC1B and CNTN4 are associated with thromboxane A2 formation and with cardiovascular event free survival in the Anglo-Scandinavian Cardiac Outcomes Trial (ASCOT).” Atherosclerosis 269: 42-49. [pubmed]
  • McLean, K. E. and J. Stone (2018). “Role of breast density measurement in screening for breast cancer.” Climacteric: 1-7. [pubmed]
  • Nustad, H., M. Almeida, A. Canty, M. LeBlanc, C. Page and P. Melton (2018). “Epigenetics, heritability and longitudinal analysis.” BMC Genetics: in press.
  • Owens, L., I. Laing, A., G. Zhang, S. Turner and P. N. Le Souëf (2018). “Airway function in infancy is linked to airflow measurements and respiratory symptoms from childhood into adulthood.” Pediatric Pulmonology 53: 1082-1088. [link]
  • Owens, L., I. A. Laing, G. Zhang, S. Turner and P. N. Le Souëf (2018). “Prevalence of allergic sensitization, hay fever, eczema, and asthma in a longitudinal birth cohort.” Journal of Asthma and Allergy 11: 173-180. [link]
  • Poole, A., Y. Song, H. Brown, P. H. Hart and G. B. Zhang (2018). “Cellular and molecular mechanisms of vitamin D in food allergy.” Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine 22(7): 3270-3277. [link]
  • Ramgolam, A., G. L. Hall, G. Zhang, M. Hegarty and B. S. von Ungern-Sternberg (2018). “Deep or awake removal of laryngeal mask airway in children at risk of respiratory adverse events undergoing tonsillectomy—a randomised controlled trial.” British Journal of Anaesthesia 120(3): 571-580. [pubmed]
  • Ramgolam, A., G. L. Hall, G. Zhang, M. Hegarty and B. S. von Ungern-Sternberg (2018). “Inhalational versus Intravenous Induction of Anesthesia in Children with a High Risk of Perioperative Respiratory Adverse Events: A Randomized Controlled Trial.” Anesthesiology. 128(6): 1065-1074. [pubmed]
  • Ravensdale, J. T., D. T. W. Xian, C. M. Wei, Q. Lv, X. Wen, J. Guo, R. Coorey, P. LeSouef, F. Lu, G. Zhang and G. A. Dykes (2018). “PCR screening of antimicrobial resistance genes in faecal samples from Australian and Chinese children.” J Glob Antimicrob Resist 14: 178-181. [pubmed]
  • Saiganesh, A., B. Hales, J., Y. Li, P. G. Holt, P. Le Souëf, N. and G. Zhang (2018). “A marked shift in innate and adaptive immune response in Chinese immigrants living in a western environment.” Allergy: epub. [pubmed]
  • Song, Y., R. Aguilar, J. Guo, M. N. Manaca, A. Nhabomba, T. K. Berthoud, S. K. Khoo, S. Wiertsema, A. Barbosa, L. Quinto, I. A. Laing, A. Mayor, C. Guinovart, P. L. Alonso, P. N. LeSouef, C. Dobano and G. B. Zhang (2018). “Cord Blood IL-12 Confers Protection to Clinical Malaria in Early Childhood Life.” Sci Rep 8(1): 10860. [pubmed]
  • Song, Y., M. Dahl, W. Leavitt, J. Alvord, C. Y. Bradford, K. H. Albertine and J. J. Pillow (2018). “Vitamin A Protects the Preterm Lamb Diaphragm Against Adverse Effects of Mechanical Ventilation.” Frontiers in Physiology 9: 1119. [link]
  • Song, Y., H. Higgins, J. Guo, K. Harrison, E. N. Schultz, B. Hales, E. Moses, J. Goldblatt, N. Pachter and G. Zhang (2018). “Clinical significance of circulating microRNAs as markers in detecting and predicting congenital heart defects in children.” Journal of Translational Medicine 16(1): 42. [publink]
  • Stone, J. (2018). “Should breast cancer screening programs routinely measure mammographic density?” Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology 62(2): 151-158. [publink]
  • Tintle, N., D. Fardo, M. de Andrade, S. Aslibekyan, J. Bailey, J. Lorenzo-Bermejo, R. Cantor, S. Ghosh, P. Melton, X. Wang, J. MacCluer and L. Almasy (2018). “Genetic Analysis Workshop 20: methods and strategies for the new frontiers of epigenetics and pharmacogenomics.” BMC Proceedings: in press.
  • Wu, L., W. Shi,, J. Long, … J. Stone, … , G. Chenevix-Trench, W. Zheng (2018). “A transcriptome-wide association study of 229,000 women identifies new candidate susceptibility genes for breast cancer.” Nature Genetics 50(7): 968-978. [link]
  • Yong, H. E. J., P. Murthi, S. P. Brennecke and E. K. Moses (2018). “Genetic Approaches in Preeclampsia.” Methods Mol Biol 1710: 53-72. [pubmed]


  • Gokhale-Agashe, D. S. (2018). Identification of Pre-eclampsia susceptibility genes. Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Western Australia. [link]