Brian K Lee

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Affiliation: Drexel University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Maternal hospitalization with infection during pregnancy and risk of autism spectrum disorders
    Brian K Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA, USA A J Drexel Autism Institute, Philadelphia, PA, USA Electronic address
    Brain Behav Immun 44:100-5. 2015
  2. pmc Total blood mercury levels and depression among adults in the United States: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2005-2008
    Tsz Hin H Ng
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e79339. 2013
  3. doi Brief report: maternal smoking during pregnancy and autism spectrum disorders
    Brian K Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:2000-5. 2012
  4. pmc Improving propensity score weighting using machine learning
    Brian K Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA 19102, U S A
    Stat Med 29:337-46. 2010
  5. pmc Neighborhood psychosocial environment, apolipoprotein E genotype, and cognitive function in older adults
    Brian K Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:314-21. 2011
  6. pmc Weight trimming and propensity score weighting
    Brian K Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e18174. 2011
  7. doi Parental age and the risk of autism spectrum disorders: findings from a Swedish population-based cohort
    Selma Idring
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, Neurodevelopmental Psychiatry Unit, Child and Youth Psychiatry, Stockholm County Council, Sweden, Centre for Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Stockholm County Council, Sweden, Huddinge Psychosis Outpatient Unit, Stockholm, Sweden, Academic Unit of Psychiatry, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK, Avon and Wiltshire Partnership NHS Mental Health Trust, Bristol, UK, Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA, USA and A J Drexel Autism Institute, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 43:107-15. 2014
  8. doi Maternal folate status as a risk factor for autism spectrum disorders: a review of existing evidence
    Elizabeth A DeVilbiss
    1Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Br J Nutr 114:663-72. 2015
  9. doi In utero exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and risk for autism spectrum disorder
    Nicole B Gidaya
    Drexel University, School of Public Health, Nesbitt Hall, 3215 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 44:2558-67. 2014
  10. doi Maternal Smoking and Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Meta-analysis
    Brittany N Rosen
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Public Health, Drexel University, Nesbitt Hall, Room 614, 3215 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 45:1689-98. 2015

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Publications11

  1. pmc Maternal hospitalization with infection during pregnancy and risk of autism spectrum disorders
    Brian K Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA, USA A J Drexel Autism Institute, Philadelphia, PA, USA Electronic address
    Brain Behav Immun 44:100-5. 2015
    ..The present study adds to the growing body of evidence, encompassing both animal and human studies, that supports possible immune-mediated mechanisms underlying the etiology of ASD. ..
  2. pmc Total blood mercury levels and depression among adults in the United States: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2005-2008
    Tsz Hin H Ng
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e79339. 2013
    ..Mercury is a neurotoxicant linked with psychiatric symptoms at high levels of exposure. However, it is unclear whether an association is present at the low exposure levels in the US adult population...
  3. doi Brief report: maternal smoking during pregnancy and autism spectrum disorders
    Brian K Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:2000-5. 2012
    ..Apparent associations were attributable to confounding by sociodemographic characteristics of parents such as education, income, and occupation...
  4. pmc Improving propensity score weighting using machine learning
    Brian K Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA 19102, U S A
    Stat Med 29:337-46. 2010
    ..The results suggest that ensemble methods, especially boosted CART, may be useful for propensity score weighting...
  5. pmc Neighborhood psychosocial environment, apolipoprotein E genotype, and cognitive function in older adults
    Brian K Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:314-21. 2011
    ..The social environment may influence cognitive function in aging. However, to our knowledge, no studies have investigated whether specific genes modify this association...
  6. pmc Weight trimming and propensity score weighting
    Brian K Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e18174. 2011
    ..e., proper specification of the propensity score model) rather than relying on ad-hoc methods such as weight trimming...
  7. doi Parental age and the risk of autism spectrum disorders: findings from a Swedish population-based cohort
    Selma Idring
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, Neurodevelopmental Psychiatry Unit, Child and Youth Psychiatry, Stockholm County Council, Sweden, Centre for Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Stockholm County Council, Sweden, Huddinge Psychosis Outpatient Unit, Stockholm, Sweden, Academic Unit of Psychiatry, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK, Avon and Wiltshire Partnership NHS Mental Health Trust, Bristol, UK, Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA, USA and A J Drexel Autism Institute, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 43:107-15. 2014
    ..The objectives of this study were to examine the independent and dependent associations of maternal and paternal age and risk of offspring autism spectrum disorders (ASD), with and without intellectual disability (ID)...
  8. doi Maternal folate status as a risk factor for autism spectrum disorders: a review of existing evidence
    Elizabeth A DeVilbiss
    1Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Br J Nutr 114:663-72. 2015
    ..In addition to more complete assessment of maternal functional folate status, careful consideration of potential confounding is warranted. ..
  9. doi In utero exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and risk for autism spectrum disorder
    Nicole B Gidaya
    Drexel University, School of Public Health, Nesbitt Hall, 3215 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 44:2558-67. 2014
    ..These results, while adding to the limited knowledge on prenatal pharmacological exposures as potential ASD risk factors, need to be balanced against the benefits of indicated medication use by pregnant mothers...
  10. doi Maternal Smoking and Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Meta-analysis
    Brittany N Rosen
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Public Health, Drexel University, Nesbitt Hall, Room 614, 3215 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 45:1689-98. 2015
    ..Non-differential exposure misclassification was shown to have the potential for negligible influence on the results. We found no evidence to support a measurable association between maternal prenatal smoking and ASD in offspring...
  11. doi Occupational physical demand and risk of hip fracture in older women
    Aimee J Palumbo
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University, School of Public Health, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Occup Environ Med 72:567-72. 2015
    ..This study investigates the association of occupational physical demand with hip fracture incidence among women...