Affiliation: Columbia University
- The changing disease-scape in the third epidemiological transitionKristin Harper
Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholar Program, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:675-97. 2010..We are now in the throes of a third epidemiological transition, in which a resurgence of familiar infections is accompanied by an array of novel diseases, all of which have the potential to spread rapidly due to globalization...
- Batch effects and pathway analysis: two potential perils in cancer studies involving DNA methylation array analysisKristin N Harper
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1052-60. 2013....
- Treponema pallidum infection in the wild baboons of East Africa: distribution and genetic characterization of the strains responsibleKristin N Harper
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, United States of America
PLoS ONE 7:e50882. 2012..Further study is needed to elucidate the infection's transmission mode, its associated morbidity and mortality, and the relationship between baboon and human strains...
- Maternal serum docosahexaenoic acid and schizophrenia spectrum disorders in adult offspringKristin N Harper
Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program, Columbia University, 722 W 168th St, Room 1611, New York, NY 10032, USA
Schizophr Res 128:30-6. 2011..38, 95% CI=1.19, 4.76, p=0.01); no such relationship was found between AA and SSD. These findings suggest that elevated maternal DHA is associated with increased risk for the development of SSD in offspring...
- The origin and antiquity of syphilis revisited: an appraisal of Old World pre-Columbian evidence for treponemal infectionKristin N Harper
Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
Am J Phys Anthropol 146:99-133. 2011..Thus, despite an increasing number of published reports of pre-Columbian treponemal infection, it appears that solid evidence supporting an Old World origin for the disease remains absent...