Marie Jo Brion

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bristol
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Association between body composition and blood pressure in a contemporary cohort of 9-year-old children
    M A Brion
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 21:283-90. 2007
  2. pmc Intrauterine effects of maternal prepregnancy overweight on child cognition and behavior in 2 cohorts
    Marie Jo Brion
    MRC Centre for Causal Analyses in Translational Epidemiology, School of Social and Community Medicine University of Bristol, Oakfield House, Oakfield Grove, Bristol BS8 2BN, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 127:e202-11. 2011
  3. pmc Maternal smoking and child psychological problems: disentangling causal and noncausal effects
    Marie Jo Brion
    MRC Centre for Causal Analyses in Translational Epidemiology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Pediatrics 126:e57-65. 2010
  4. pmc Maternal macronutrient and energy intakes in pregnancy and offspring intake at 10 y: exploring parental comparisons and prenatal effects
    Marie Jo A Brion
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:748-56. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Maternal anemia, iron intake in pregnancy, and offspring blood pressure in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children
    Marie Jo A Brion
    MRC Centre for Causal Analyses in Translational Epidemiology, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1126-33. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Modifiable maternal exposures and offspring blood pressure: a review of epidemiological studies of maternal age, diet, and smoking
    Marie Jo A Brion
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR, United Kingdom
    Pediatr Res 63:593-8. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Sodium intake in infancy and blood pressure at 7 years: findings from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children
    M J Brion
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Whiteladies Road, Bristol, Avon, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:1162-9. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Similar associations of parental prenatal smoking suggest child blood pressure is not influenced by intrauterine effects
    Marie Jo A Brion
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, United Kingdom
    Hypertension 49:1422-8. 2007
  9. pmc What are the causal effects of breastfeeding on IQ, obesity and blood pressure? Evidence from comparing high-income with middle-income cohorts
    Marie Jo A Brion
    MRC Centre for Causal Analyses in Translational Epidemiology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 40:670-80. 2011
  10. pmc Maternal smoking during pregnancy and offspring trajectories of height and adiposity: comparing maternal and paternal associations
    Laura D Howe
    MRC Centre for Causal Analyses in Translational Epidemiology, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 41:722-32. 2012

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Association between body composition and blood pressure in a contemporary cohort of 9-year-old children
    M A Brion
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 21:283-90. 2007
    ..In this analysis, because both fat and lean masses are associated with BP, BMI predicts BP at least as well as these components of body composition...
  2. pmc Intrauterine effects of maternal prepregnancy overweight on child cognition and behavior in 2 cohorts
    Marie Jo Brion
    MRC Centre for Causal Analyses in Translational Epidemiology, School of Social and Community Medicine University of Bristol, Oakfield House, Oakfield Grove, Bristol BS8 2BN, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 127:e202-11. 2011
    ..However, few studies of humans have explored this, and it is unclear if intrauterine mechanisms or confounding factors drive these associations...
  3. pmc Maternal smoking and child psychological problems: disentangling causal and noncausal effects
    Marie Jo Brion
    MRC Centre for Causal Analyses in Translational Epidemiology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Pediatrics 126:e57-65. 2010
    ..To explore associations of maternal prenatal smoking and child psychological problems and determine the role of causal intrauterine mechanisms...
  4. pmc Maternal macronutrient and energy intakes in pregnancy and offspring intake at 10 y: exploring parental comparisons and prenatal effects
    Marie Jo A Brion
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:748-56. 2010
    ..Few prospective dietary studies have explored this relation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Maternal anemia, iron intake in pregnancy, and offspring blood pressure in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children
    Marie Jo A Brion
    MRC Centre for Causal Analyses in Translational Epidemiology, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1126-33. 2008
    ..Studies in pregnant women are limited in number, have had inconsistent results, and have not accounted for maternal iron supplementation...
  6. doi request reprint Modifiable maternal exposures and offspring blood pressure: a review of epidemiological studies of maternal age, diet, and smoking
    Marie Jo A Brion
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR, United Kingdom
    Pediatr Res 63:593-8. 2008
    ..03 to 0.21, I = 89.8%). In sum, there is little empirical evidence that the maternal exposures reviewed program offspring BP. Other components of offspring health may be more susceptible to effects of programming in utero...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sodium intake in infancy and blood pressure at 7 years: findings from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children
    M J Brion
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Whiteladies Road, Bristol, Avon, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:1162-9. 2008
    ..Infancy may be a sensitive period regarding effects of sodium intake on future blood pressure (BP). This has only been demonstrated in one randomized trial of low sodium formulae with follow-up in adolescence in one-third of participants...
  8. ncbi request reprint Similar associations of parental prenatal smoking suggest child blood pressure is not influenced by intrauterine effects
    Marie Jo A Brion
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, United Kingdom
    Hypertension 49:1422-8. 2007
    ..36 to 0.87; P=0.4 fully adjusted), providing further evidence that differences in child blood pressure observed in minimally adjusted models are not because of a biological influence of maternal smoking on the intrauterine environment...
  9. pmc What are the causal effects of breastfeeding on IQ, obesity and blood pressure? Evidence from comparing high-income with middle-income cohorts
    Marie Jo A Brion
    MRC Centre for Causal Analyses in Translational Epidemiology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 40:670-80. 2011
    ..This is applied to assessing causal effects of breastfeeding on child blood pressure (BP), body mass index (BMI) and intelligence quotient (IQ)...
  10. pmc Maternal smoking during pregnancy and offspring trajectories of height and adiposity: comparing maternal and paternal associations
    Laura D Howe
    MRC Centre for Causal Analyses in Translational Epidemiology, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 41:722-32. 2012
    ..Causality for obesity is not established. Causality is well-supported for birth length, but evidence on persistence of height deficits is inconsistent...
  11. pmc Vitamin B-12 status during pregnancy and child's IQ at age 8: a Mendelian randomization study in the Avon longitudinal study of parents and children
    Carolina Bonilla
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e51084. 2012
    ..Our findings suggest that maternal vitamin B-12 may not have an important effect on offspring cognitive ability. However, further examination of this issue is warranted...
  12. doi request reprint Lack of emergence of associations between selected maternal exposures and offspring blood pressure at age 15 years
    Sam D Leary
    Lifecourse Epidemiology and Population Oral Health Research Group, School of Oral and Dental Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:320-6. 2013
    ..A recent review found little evidence for substantial effects of modifiable maternal exposures on offspring blood pressure (BP), but this may have been because almost all the studies reported on BP in early and mid-childhood...
  13. pmc Association of maternal weight gain in pregnancy with offspring obesity and metabolic and vascular traits in childhood
    Abigail Fraser
    Medical Research Council Centre for Causal Analyses in Translational Epidemiology, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Circulation 121:2557-64. 2010
    ..We sought to examine the association of gestational weight gain (GWG) and prepregnancy weight with offspring adiposity and cardiovascular risk factors...
  14. pmc Genetic variation at the SLC23A1 locus is associated with circulating concentrations of L-ascorbic acid (vitamin C): evidence from 5 independent studies with >15,000 participants
    Nicholas J Timpson
    Medical Research Council Centre for Causal Analyses in Translational Epidemiology, University of Bristol, Department of Social Medicine, Oakfield House, Oakfield Grove, Bristol, BS8 2BN, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:375-82. 2010
    ..To date, there are no confirmed genetic correlates of circulating concentrations of L-ascorbic acid...