Roland Kupka

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Anemia is an independent predictor of mortality and immunologic progression of disease among women with HIV in Tanzania
    Megan E O'Brien
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 40:219-25. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Selenium status, pregnancy outcomes, and mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1
    Roland Kupka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 39:203-10. 2005
  3. pmc Multivitamin supplements have no effect on growth of Tanzanian children born to HIV-infected mothers
    Roland Kupka
    Departments of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 143:722-7. 2013
  4. pmc Predictors and consequences of anaemia among antiretroviral-naïve HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected children in Tanzania
    Anirban Chatterjee
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Public Health Nutr 13:289-96. 2010
  5. pmc A randomized trial to determine the optimal dosage of multivitamin supplements to reduce adverse pregnancy outcomes among HIV-infected women in Tanzania
    Kosuke Kawai
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:391-7. 2010
  6. pmc Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of selenium supplements among HIV-infected pregnant women in Tanzania: effects on maternal and child outcomes
    Roland Kupka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1802-8. 2008
  7. pmc Effect of selenium supplements on hemoglobin concentration and morbidity among HIV-1-infected Tanzanian women
    Roland Kupka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:1475-8. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Multivitamin supplementation improves hematologic status in HIV-infected women and their children in Tanzania
    Wafaie W Fawzi
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:1335-43. 2007
  9. pmc Patterns and predictors of CD4 T-cell counts among children born to HIV-infected women in Tanzania
    Roland Kupka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Trop Pediatr 55:290-6. 2009
  10. pmc HIV infection and the incidence of malaria among HIV-exposed children from Tanzania
    Amara E Ezeamama
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Infect Dis 205:1486-94. 2012

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Anemia is an independent predictor of mortality and immunologic progression of disease among women with HIV in Tanzania
    Megan E O'Brien
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 40:219-25. 2005
    ..To examine the association of anemia with mortality and disease progression among a cohort of women with HIV in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania...
  2. ncbi request reprint Selenium status, pregnancy outcomes, and mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1
    Roland Kupka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 39:203-10. 2005
    ..However, there is no direct epidemiologic evidence on these relations among HIV-infected pregnant women...
  3. pmc Multivitamin supplements have no effect on growth of Tanzanian children born to HIV-infected mothers
    Roland Kupka
    Departments of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 143:722-7. 2013
    ..71) or on the incidence of growth failure (P ≥ 0.16). Multivitamin supplements had no effect on growth among children born to HIV-infected women who were themselves receiving multivitamins...
  4. pmc Predictors and consequences of anaemia among antiretroviral-naïve HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected children in Tanzania
    Anirban Chatterjee
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Public Health Nutr 13:289-96. 2010
    ..The aims of the present study were to identify maternal and child predictors of anaemia among children born to HIV-infected women and to study the association between childhood anaemia and mortality...
  5. pmc A randomized trial to determine the optimal dosage of multivitamin supplements to reduce adverse pregnancy outcomes among HIV-infected women in Tanzania
    Kosuke Kawai
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:391-7. 2010
    ..The minimum dosage of multivitamins necessary for optimal benefits is unknown...
  6. pmc Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of selenium supplements among HIV-infected pregnant women in Tanzania: effects on maternal and child outcomes
    Roland Kupka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1802-8. 2008
    ..In observational studies, adequate selenium status has been associated with better pregnancy outcomes and slowed HIV disease progression...
  7. pmc Effect of selenium supplements on hemoglobin concentration and morbidity among HIV-1-infected Tanzanian women
    Roland Kupka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:1475-8. 2009
    ..05 g/dL; 95% confidence interval, -0.07 to 0.16 g/dL) but reduced diarrheal morbidity risk by 40% (relative risk, 0.60; 95% confidence interval, 0.42-0.84). There was no effect on the other morbidity end points...
  8. ncbi request reprint Multivitamin supplementation improves hematologic status in HIV-infected women and their children in Tanzania
    Wafaie W Fawzi
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:1335-43. 2007
    ..Anemia is a frequent complication among HIV-infected persons and is associated with faster disease progression and mortality...
  9. pmc Patterns and predictors of CD4 T-cell counts among children born to HIV-infected women in Tanzania
    Roland Kupka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Trop Pediatr 55:290-6. 2009
    ..5 g/dl among HIV-uninfected children. The maternal and child predictors described may serve as intervention targets among HIV-exposed children...
  10. pmc HIV infection and the incidence of malaria among HIV-exposed children from Tanzania
    Amara E Ezeamama
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Infect Dis 205:1486-94. 2012
    ..To determine whether human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is associated with increased risk of malaria incidence and recurrence in children...
  11. pmc Multiple micronutrient supplementation in Tanzanian infants born to HIV-infected mothers: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial
    Christopher Duggan
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:1437-46. 2012
    ..Multiple micronutrients (vitamin B complex and vitamins C and E) were effective at reducing infectious disease morbidity, HIV disease progression, and poor pregnancy outcomes in HIV-infected women...
  12. pmc Stunting and wasting are associated with poorer psychomotor and mental development in HIV-exposed Tanzanian infants
    Christine M McDonald
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 143:204-14. 2013
    ..Strategies to lower mother-to-child transmission of HIV, prevent preterm birth, and enhance child growth could contribute to improved child psychomotor and mental development...
  13. ncbi request reprint Iron status is an important cause of anemia in HIV-infected Tanzanian women but is not related to accelerated HIV disease progression
    Roland Kupka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02125, USA
    J Nutr 137:2317-23. 2007
    ..High storage iron does not appear to be related to HIV disease progression in this population, but more research on the role of iron during HIV disease is needed...
  14. pmc Predictors of stillbirth among HIV-infected Tanzanian women
    Roland Kupka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:584-92. 2009
    ..To determine maternal risk factors for stillbirth among pregnant HIV-infected women in sub-Saharan Africa...
  15. pmc Multivitamin supplementation improves haematologic status in children born to HIV-positive women in Tanzania
    Enju Liu
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 16:18022. 2013
    ..Anaemia is prevalent among children born to HIV-positive women, and it is associated with adverse effects on cognitive and motor development, growth, and increased risks of morbidity and mortality...
  16. ncbi request reprint Selenium status is associated with accelerated HIV disease progression among HIV-1-infected pregnant women in Tanzania
    Roland Kupka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston MA, USA
    J Nutr 134:2556-60. 2004
    ..Selenium status may be important for clinical outcomes related to HIV disease in sub-Saharan Africa...
  17. ncbi request reprint Zinc nutrition and HIV infection
    Roland Kupka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Nutr Rev 60:69-79. 2002
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  18. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein independently predicts HIV-related outcomes among women and children in a resource-poor setting
    Paul K Drain
    School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    AIDS 21:2067-75. 2007
    ..To evaluate C-reactive protein (CRP) as a predictor of HIV-related outcomes among women and children in a resource-poor setting...
  19. ncbi request reprint Micronutrients in HIV-positive persons receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Paul K Drain
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:333-45. 2007
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