G J Myers

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Affiliation: University of Rochester
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Is susceptibility to prenatal methylmercury exposure from fish consumption non-homogeneous? Tree-structured analysis for the Seychelles Child Development Study
    Li Shan Huang
    Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Neurotoxicology 28:1237-44. 2007
  2. pmc Association between obesity indices and cardiovascular risk factors in late adolescence in the Seychelles
    Pascal Bovet
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Pediatr 12:176. 2012
  3. pmc Does methylmercury have a role in causing developmental disabilities in children?
    G J Myers
    Department of Neurology, and Department of Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 108:413-20. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Maternal fish consumption benefits children's development
    Gary J Myers
    Department of Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Lancet 369:537-8. 2007
  5. pmc Postnatal exposure to methyl mercury from fish consumption: a review and new data from the Seychelles Child Development Study
    Gary J Myers
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Neurology, Rochester, NY, United States
    Neurotoxicology 30:338-49. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Prenatal methylmercury exposure from ocean fish consumption in the Seychelles child development study
    Gary J Myers
    Department of Neurology, National Institute for Child Health and Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, USA
    Lancet 361:1686-92. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Nutrient and methyl mercury exposure from consuming fish
    Gary J Myers
    Department of Neurology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Nutr 137:2805-8. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Association between methylmercury exposure from fish consumption and child development at five and a half years of age in the Seychelles Child Development Study: an evaluation of nonlinear relationships
    C D Axtell
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Environ Res 84:71-80. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of prenatal and postnatal methylmercury exposure from fish consumption on neurodevelopment: outcomes at 66 months of age in the Seychelles Child Development Study
    P W Davidson
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY 14642, USA
    JAMA 280:701-7. 1998
  10. pmc Semiparametric modeling of age at achieving developmental milestones after prenatal exposure to methylmercury in the Seychelles child development study
    C D Axtell
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642 USA
    Environ Health Perspect 106:559-64. 1998

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Publications33

  1. pmc Is susceptibility to prenatal methylmercury exposure from fish consumption non-homogeneous? Tree-structured analysis for the Seychelles Child Development Study
    Li Shan Huang
    Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Neurotoxicology 28:1237-44. 2007
    ..The regression tree results support previous analyses of outcomes in this cohort. However, this analysis raises the intriguing possibility that an effect may be non-homogeneous among children with different backgrounds and IQ levels...
  2. pmc Association between obesity indices and cardiovascular risk factors in late adolescence in the Seychelles
    Pascal Bovet
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Pediatr 12:176. 2012
    ..We compared the associations between several indices of obesity and cardiovascular risk factors (CVRFs) in late adolescence in the Seychelles...
  3. pmc Does methylmercury have a role in causing developmental disabilities in children?
    G J Myers
    Department of Neurology, and Department of Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 108:413-20. 2000
    ..This paper reviews the data presently available associating MeHg exposure with development and poses some of the unanswered questions in this field...
  4. ncbi request reprint Maternal fish consumption benefits children's development
    Gary J Myers
    Department of Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Lancet 369:537-8. 2007
  5. pmc Postnatal exposure to methyl mercury from fish consumption: a review and new data from the Seychelles Child Development Study
    Gary J Myers
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Neurology, Rochester, NY, United States
    Neurotoxicology 30:338-49. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Prenatal methylmercury exposure from ocean fish consumption in the Seychelles child development study
    Gary J Myers
    Department of Neurology, National Institute for Child Health and Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, USA
    Lancet 361:1686-92. 2003
    ..The most common form of prenatal exposure is maternal fish consumption, but whether such exposure harms the fetus is unknown. We aimed to identify adverse neurodevelopmental effects in a fish-consuming population...
  7. ncbi request reprint Nutrient and methyl mercury exposure from consuming fish
    Gary J Myers
    Department of Neurology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Nutr 137:2805-8. 2007
    ..Preliminary findings from this study suggest that the beneficial influence of nutrients from fish may counter any adverse effects of MeHg on the developing nervous system...
  8. ncbi request reprint Association between methylmercury exposure from fish consumption and child development at five and a half years of age in the Seychelles Child Development Study: an evaluation of nonlinear relationships
    C D Axtell
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Environ Res 84:71-80. 2000
    ..Further nonlinear modeling of these data may be appropriate, but there is also the risk of fitting complex models without a clear biological rationale...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of prenatal and postnatal methylmercury exposure from fish consumption on neurodevelopment: outcomes at 66 months of age in the Seychelles Child Development Study
    P W Davidson
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY 14642, USA
    JAMA 280:701-7. 1998
    ..Human neurodevelopmental consequences of exposure to methyl-mercury (MeHg) from eating fish remain a question of public health concern...
  10. pmc Semiparametric modeling of age at achieving developmental milestones after prenatal exposure to methylmercury in the Seychelles child development study
    C D Axtell
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642 USA
    Environ Health Perspect 106:559-64. 1998
    ..There was no evidence for any association between prenatal exposure and age at talking...
  11. pmc Fish consumption, mercury exposure, and their associations with scholastic achievement in the Seychelles Child Development Study
    Philip W Davidson
    University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Pediatrics, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Neurotoxicology 31:439-47. 2010
    ..The adverse association of educational measures with postnatal exposure in males is intriguing, but will need to be confirmed by further studies examining factors that influence scholastic achievement...
  12. pmc Prenatal methylmercury exposure and children: neurologic, developmental, and behavioral research
    G J Myers
    Department of Neurology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, New York 14642, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 106:841-7. 1998
    ..Current evidence does not support the hypothesis that consumption of such fish during pregnancy places the fetus at increased neurodevelopmental risk...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prenatal exposure to methylmercury and child development: influence of social factors
    Philip W Davidson
    Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities, Department of Pediatrics, Box 671, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 26:553-9. 2004
    ..We performed a similar analysis of the 66-month evaluations to determine if the modifying influences of social and environmental factors were consistent with those previously observed...
  14. pmc Heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine immunogenicity in very-low-birth-weight, premature infants
    CARL T D'ANGIO
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:600-6. 2010
    ..The heptavalent pneumococcal CRM197 conjugate vaccine (PCV-7) has been incompletely studied in very-low-birth-weight (< or =1500 g) infants...
  15. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal, 15-year follow-up of children born at less than 29 weeks' gestation after introduction of surfactant therapy into a region: neurologic, cognitive, and educational outcomes
    CARL T D'ANGIO
    Department of Pediatrics, Strong Children s Research Center, Golisano Children s Hospital at Strong, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Pediatrics 110:1094-102. 2002
    ..To measure the primary and secondary school-age neurologic, cognitive, and educational outcomes in a cohort of extremely premature infants born after the introduction of exogenous surfactant therapy in a circumscribed region...
  16. pmc Interpreting epidemiological evidence in the presence of multiple endpoints: an alternative analytic approach using the 9-year follow-up of the Seychelles child development study
    Edwin van Wijngaarden
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, 14642, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:1031-41. 2009
    ..These studies evaluate a large number of developmental tests. We propose an alternative analysis strategy that reduces the number of comparisons tested in these studies...
  17. pmc Neurodevelopmental effects of maternal nutritional status and exposure to methylmercury from eating fish during pregnancy
    Philip W Davidson
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Box 671, URMC, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Neurotoxicology 29:767-75. 2008
    ..These findings suggest a possible confounding role of maternal nutrition in studies examining associations between prenatal MeHg exposures and developmental outcomes in children...
  18. pmc Association between prenatal exposure to methylmercury and visuospatial ability at 10.7 years in the seychelles child development study
    Philip W Davidson
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Neurotoxicology 29:453-9. 2008
    ..04), but not when the single outlier was removed (p=0.07). In a population whose exposure to MeHg is from fish consumption, we continue to find no consistent adverse association between MeHg and visual motor coordination...
  19. ncbi request reprint Using measurement error models to assess effects of prenatal and postnatal methylmercury exposure in the Seychelles Child Development Study
    Li Shan Huang
    Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 630, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Environ Res 93:115-22. 2003
    ..Our reanalysis indicated that adjustment for measurement errors in explanatory variables had no appreciable effect on the original results...
  20. pmc Does prenatal methylmercury exposure from fish consumption affect blood pressure in childhood?
    Sally W Thurston
    Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, United States
    Neurotoxicology 28:924-30. 2007
    ..We examined this relationship in the Seychelles Islands to determine if it was present in a society exposed primarily to MeHg from consuming ocean fish...
  21. ncbi request reprint Benchmark concentrations for methyl mercury obtained from the 9-year follow-up of the Seychelles Child Development Study
    Edwin van Wijngaarden
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 644, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Neurotoxicology 27:702-9. 2006
    ..These estimates are somewhat lower than those obtained after 66 months of follow-up. The Seychelles Child Development Study continues to provide a firm scientific basis for the derivation of safe levels of MeHg consumption...
  22. ncbi request reprint Exploring nonlinear association between prenatal methylmercury exposure from fish consumption and child development: evaluation of the Seychelles Child Development Study nine-year data using semiparametric additive models
    Li Shan Huang
    Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Environ Res 97:100-8. 2005
    ..We conclude that this reanalysis supports the primary linear analysis, showing little evidence for a prenatal adverse effect...
  23. ncbi request reprint Pressure-regulated volume control ventilation vs synchronized intermittent mandatory ventilation for very low-birth-weight infants: a randomized controlled trial
    CARL T D'ANGIO
    Strong Children s Research Center, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:868-75. 2005
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Prenatal methyl mercury exposure from fish consumption and child development: a review of evidence and perspectives from the Seychelles Child Development Study
    Philip W Davidson
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, USA
    Neurotoxicology 27:1106-9. 2006
    ..This suggests that the association between prenatal exposure and child development may be more complex than originally believed. This paper reviews the SCDS main cohort study results and presents our current interpretations...
  25. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a test battery to assess subtle neurodevelopmental differences in children
    Philip W Davidson
    University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY, USA
    Neurotoxicology 27:951-69. 2006
    ..Further studies are needed to confirm the capability of the RTB to detect subtle changes associated with neurotoxic exposures...
  26. ncbi request reprint Mercury exposure and child development outcomes
    Philip W Davidson
    Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities, Golisano Children s Hospital at Strong, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1023-9. 2004
    ..Our intent is to focus the debate about mercury on 1) additional research that should be sought and 2) defining the principal issues that public policy makers face...
  27. ncbi request reprint Methylmercury and neurodevelopment: longitudinal analysis of the Seychelles child development cohort
    Philip W Davidson
    The Department of Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, 14642, USA
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 28:529-35. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that the associations observed between MeHg and developmental outcomes may vary with developmental stage...
  28. pmc Varying coefficient function models to explore interactions between maternal nutritional status and prenatal methylmercury toxicity in the Seychelles Child Development Nutrition Study
    Miranda L Lynch
    Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Environ Res 111:75-80. 2011
    ..The results encourage more emphasis on a holistic view of the risks and benefits of fish consumption as it relates to infant development...
  29. ncbi request reprint The toxicology of mercury--current exposures and clinical manifestations
    Thomas W Clarkson
    Department of Environmental Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    N Engl J Med 349:1731-7. 2003
  30. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of techniques for assessing neurobehavioral development in children
    P W Davidson
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY 14642, USA
    Neurotoxicology 21:957-72. 2000
    ..Our findings suggest a number of tests and procedures with the potential for inclusion in test batteries aimed at the exploration of adverse neurodevelopmental effects...
  31. ncbi request reprint The biological monitoring of prenatal exposure to methylmercury
    E Cernichiari
    Department of Environmental Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York, United States
    Neurotoxicology 28:1015-22. 2007
    ....
  32. pmc Neurodevelopmental outcomes of premature infants with severe respiratory failure enrolled in a randomized controlled trial of inhaled nitric oxide
    Susan R Hintz
    NICHD Neonatal Research Network
    J Pediatr 151:16-22, 22.e1-3. 2007
    ....
  33. pmc Homocysteine concentration, related B vitamins, and betaine in pregnant women recruited to the Seychelles Child Development Study
    Julie Mw Wallace
    Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:391-7. 2008
    ..Both folate and betaine are important predictors of total homocysteine (tHcy) during pregnancy. However, studies to date have only been undertaken in populations with Western dietary patterns...