Courtney D Lynch

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Estimation of the day-specific probabilities of conception: current state of the knowledge and the relevance for epidemiological research
    Courtney D Lynch
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology Statistics and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:3-12. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint The research implications of the selection of a gestational age estimation method
    Courtney D Lynch
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:86-96. 2007
  3. pmc Heavy metals and couple fecundity, the LIFE Study
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Rockville, MD 20852, United States
    Chemosphere 87:1201-7. 2012
  4. pmc Persistent environmental pollutants and couple fecundity: the LIFE study
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:231-6. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Designing prospective cohort studies for assessing reproductive and developmental toxicity during sensitive windows of human reproduction and development--the LIFE Study
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, Rockville, MD20852, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 25:413-24. 2011
  6. pmc Stress reduces conception probabilities across the fertile window: evidence in support of relaxation
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Fertil Steril 95:2184-9. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Validity of self-reported time to pregnancy
    Maureen A Cooney
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Epidemiology 20:56-9. 2009
  8. pmc Prospective pregnancy study designs for assessing reproductive and developmental toxicants
    Germaine M Buck
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health DHHS, 6100 Executive Boulevard, Rm 7B03, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:79-86. 2004
  9. pmc Periconception window: advising the pregnancy-planning couple
    Germaine M B Louis
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Fertil Steril 89:e119-21. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Environmental influences on female fecundity and fertility
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Semin Reprod Med 24:147-55. 2006

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Estimation of the day-specific probabilities of conception: current state of the knowledge and the relevance for epidemiological research
    Courtney D Lynch
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology Statistics and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:3-12. 2006
    ..Modelling approaches that incorporate the use of multiple markers of ovulation offer great promise to fill these important data gaps...
  2. ncbi request reprint The research implications of the selection of a gestational age estimation method
    Courtney D Lynch
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:86-96. 2007
    ..Risk factors for post-term delivery are shown to vary according to the choice of a gestational dating method, suggesting that some findings are an artefact of the choice of a method rather than evidence of causality...
  3. pmc Heavy metals and couple fecundity, the LIFE Study
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Rockville, MD 20852, United States
    Chemosphere 87:1201-7. 2012
    ..80; 95% CI 0.64, 1.00). This prospective couple based cohort with longitudinal capture of time to pregnancy is suggestive of cadmium and lead's reproductive toxicity at environmentally relevant concentrations...
  4. pmc Persistent environmental pollutants and couple fecundity: the LIFE study
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:231-6. 2013
    ..Evidence suggesting that persistent environmental pollutants may be reproductive toxicants underscores the need for prospective studies of couples for whom exposures are measured...
  5. doi request reprint Designing prospective cohort studies for assessing reproductive and developmental toxicity during sensitive windows of human reproduction and development--the LIFE Study
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, Rockville, MD20852, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 25:413-24. 2011
    ..However, appropriately sized sampling frameworks are critical, given the small percentage of couples contacted found eligible and reportedly planning pregnancy at any point in time...
  6. pmc Stress reduces conception probabilities across the fertile window: evidence in support of relaxation
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Fertil Steril 95:2184-9. 2011
    ..To assess salivary stress biomarkers (cortisol and α-amylase) and female fecundity...
  7. doi request reprint Validity of self-reported time to pregnancy
    Maureen A Cooney
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Epidemiology 20:56-9. 2009
    ..The reliability of retrospective time to pregnancy (TTP) has been established, but its validity has been assessed in only 1 study, which had a short follow-up...
  8. pmc Prospective pregnancy study designs for assessing reproductive and developmental toxicants
    Germaine M Buck
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health DHHS, 6100 Executive Boulevard, Rm 7B03, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:79-86. 2004
    ..Length of follow-up varied from 3 to 12 months. A high percentage of women provided urine (57-98%) and blood (86-91%) specimens and most male partners (94-100%) provided semen samples. These data support the feasibility of this design...
  9. pmc Periconception window: advising the pregnancy-planning couple
    Germaine M B Louis
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Fertil Steril 89:e119-21. 2008
    ..To discuss the importance of the periconceptional window with regard to being a critical window of exposure. To review the empirical data related to healthy periconceptional behaviors...
  10. ncbi request reprint Environmental influences on female fecundity and fertility
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Semin Reprod Med 24:147-55. 2006
    ..Also reviewed are novel technologies for home-based biospecimen collection and testing that offer promise for field-based research aimed at addressing questions about environmental influences on female fecundity and fertility...
  11. ncbi request reprint Preconception maternal polychlorinated biphenyl concentrations and the secondary sex ratio
    Kira C Taylor
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Development NICHD, NIH, DHHS, 6100 Executive Blvd, Room 7B03, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Environ Res 103:99-105. 2007
    ..The direction of the odds ratios in this preliminary study varied by PCB groupings, supporting the need to study specific PCB patterns when assessing environmental influences on the secondary sex ratio...
  12. pmc Biomarkers for assessing reproductive development and health: Part 1--Pubertal development
    John C Rockett
    Gamete and Early Embryo Biology Branch, Reproductive Toxicology Division, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:105-12. 2004
    ..In this review, we discuss some of the current and emerging biomarkers of human pubertal development...
  13. ncbi request reprint Maternal smoking and birth weight: interaction with parity and mother's own in utero exposure to smoking
    Dawn P Misra
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1420 Washington Heights M5015, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Epidemiology 16:288-93. 2005
    ..We examined maternal smoking in a cohort study for which data from 3 generations were available to examine maternal characteristics and exposures from a life-course perspective...
  14. pmc The value of home-based collection of biospecimens in reproductive epidemiology
    John C Rockett
    Reproductive Toxicology Division, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:94-104. 2004
    ..Such biospecimens are useful in the monitoring of reproductive development and function...
  15. ncbi request reprint Trying to avoid bias in case-control and case-cohort studies
    Enrique F Schisterman
    Fertil Steril 80:1537-8; author reply 1538. 2003