Christina Palmer

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Using a social marketing framework to evaluate recruitment of a prospective study of genetic counseling and testing for the deaf community
    Yoko Kobayashi
    Department of Human Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:145. 2013
  2. pmc Deaf genetic testing and psychological well-being in deaf adults
    Christina G S Palmer
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Genet Couns 22:492-507. 2013
  3. pmc Effect of pre-test genetic counseling for deaf adults on knowledge of genetic testing
    Erin E Baldwin
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA, 760 Westwood Plaza, Room 47 422, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Genet Couns 21:256-72. 2012
  4. pmc Examining the relationship between genetic counselors' attitudes toward deaf people and the genetic counseling session
    Emily E Enns
    Department of Biology Genetic Counseling Training Program, California State University Northridge, Northridge, CA, USA
    J Genet Couns 19:161-73. 2010
  5. pmc Publishing a master's thesis: a guide for novice authors
    Robert G Resta
    Swedish Cancer Institute, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Genet Couns 19:217-27. 2010
  6. pmc Using the maternal-fetal genotype incompatibility test to assess non-inherited maternal HLA-DRB1 antigen coding alleles as rheumatoid arthritis risk factors
    Hsin Ju Hsieh
    Genentech, Inc, 1 DNA Way, South San Francisco, California 94080, USA
    BMC Proc 1:S124. 2007
  7. pmc Evidence for maternal-fetal genotype incompatibility as a risk factor for schizophrenia
    Christina G S Palmer
    Department of Psychiatry, UCLA Semel Institute, 760 Westwood Plaza, Room 47 422, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Biomed Biotechnol 2010:576318. 2010
  8. pmc A prospective, longitudinal study of the impact of GJB2/GJB6 genetic testing on the beliefs and attitudes of parents of deaf and hard-of-hearing infants
    Christina G S Palmer
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 149:1169-82. 2009
  9. pmc Factors influencing parental decision about genetics evaluation for their deaf or hard-of-hearing child
    Christina G S Palmer
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Genet Med 11:248-55. 2009
  10. pmc Effect of Rhesus D incompatibility on schizophrenia depends on offspring sex
    Christina G S Palmer
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, USA
    Schizophr Res 104:135-45. 2008

Research Grants

  1. Connexin 26 Testing in Infants
    Christina Palmer; Fiscal Year: 2005
  2. Outcomes of Cx26 Testing in Deaf/Hard of Hearing Adults
    Christina Palmer; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Outcomes of Cx26 Testing in Deaf/Hard of Hearing Adults
    Christina Palmer; Fiscal Year: 2009

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Publications23

  1. doi Using a social marketing framework to evaluate recruitment of a prospective study of genetic counseling and testing for the deaf community
    Yoko Kobayashi
    Department of Human Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:145. 2013
    ..Here we use concepts and language from social marketing to evaluate our effectiveness to engage a U.S. deaf population in a prospective, longitudinal genetic counseling and testing study...
  2. pmc Deaf genetic testing and psychological well-being in deaf adults
    Christina G S Palmer
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Genet Couns 22:492-507. 2013
    ..Increasing deaf adults' access to genetic testing may potentially enhance self-knowledge and increase psychological well-being for those who receive a genetic explanation, which could offer downstream health benefits. ..
  3. pmc Effect of pre-test genetic counseling for deaf adults on knowledge of genetic testing
    Erin E Baldwin
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA, 760 Westwood Plaza, Room 47 422, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Genet Couns 21:256-72. 2012
    ..Culturally and linguistically appropriate pre-test genetic counseling significantly improved deaf individuals' genetics knowledge. Assessing deaf individuals' prior beliefs is important for enhancing genetics knowledge...
  4. pmc Examining the relationship between genetic counselors' attitudes toward deaf people and the genetic counseling session
    Emily E Enns
    Department of Biology Genetic Counseling Training Program, California State University Northridge, Northridge, CA, USA
    J Genet Couns 19:161-73. 2010
    ..Cultural sensitivity workshops in genetic counseling training programs that incorporate personal interactions with culturally Deaf individuals are recommended. Additional suggestions for fostering personal interactions are provided...
  5. pmc Publishing a master's thesis: a guide for novice authors
    Robert G Resta
    Swedish Cancer Institute, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Genet Couns 19:217-27. 2010
    ..Former students' experiences with publishing master's theses also are described in hopes of encouraging new genetic counselors to submit for publication papers based on their thesis projects...
  6. pmc Using the maternal-fetal genotype incompatibility test to assess non-inherited maternal HLA-DRB1 antigen coding alleles as rheumatoid arthritis risk factors
    Hsin Ju Hsieh
    Genentech, Inc, 1 DNA Way, South San Francisco, California 94080, USA
    BMC Proc 1:S124. 2007
    ..We discuss possible reasons why our result conflicts with several previous studies (including one of our own) that used RA patients from northern Europe...
  7. pmc Evidence for maternal-fetal genotype incompatibility as a risk factor for schizophrenia
    Christina G S Palmer
    Department of Psychiatry, UCLA Semel Institute, 760 Westwood Plaza, Room 47 422, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Biomed Biotechnol 2010:576318. 2010
    ..Efforts to develop more sophisticated study designs and data analysis techniques for modeling maternal-fetal genotype incompatibility effects are warranted...
  8. pmc A prospective, longitudinal study of the impact of GJB2/GJB6 genetic testing on the beliefs and attitudes of parents of deaf and hard-of-hearing infants
    Christina G S Palmer
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 149:1169-82. 2009
    ....
  9. pmc Factors influencing parental decision about genetics evaluation for their deaf or hard-of-hearing child
    Christina G S Palmer
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Genet Med 11:248-55. 2009
    ..To identify factors that are associated with why parents of deaf children who have had GJB2/GJB6 testing as part of a genetics research study do or do not take their children for genetics evaluation...
  10. pmc Effect of Rhesus D incompatibility on schizophrenia depends on offspring sex
    Christina G S Palmer
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, USA
    Schizophr Res 104:135-45. 2008
    ..Sex differences during fetal neurodevelopment should be investigated to fully elucidate the etiology of schizophrenia...
  11. ncbi Ethnic differences in parental perceptions of genetic testing for deaf infants
    Christina G S Palmer
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Genet Couns 17:129-38. 2008
    ..Understanding different perspectives on genetic testing for deafness will enhance genetic counselors' cultural competence and facilitate the pre-test genetic counseling session...
  12. pmc RHD maternal-fetal genotype incompatibility increases schizophrenia susceptibility
    Christina G S Palmer
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 71:1312-9. 2002
    ..This is the first candidate-gene study to explicitly test for and provide evidence of a maternal-fetal genotype incompatibility mechanism in schizophrenia...
  13. pmc HLA-B maternal-fetal genotype matching increases risk of schizophrenia
    Christina G S Palmer
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 79:710-5. 2006
    ..Our approach demonstrates how genetic markers can be used to characterize the biology of prenatal risk factors of schizophrenia...
  14. ncbi Prelingual siblings of children with GJB2 hearing loss: issues to consider
    Christina G S Palmer
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, 90095, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:1020-2. 2005
  15. ncbi Evaluating the impact of genetic counseling and testing with signal detection methods
    Christina G S Palmer
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Genet Couns 14:17-27. 2005
    ..Signal detection methods are easily implemented and are useful techniques for evaluating the impact of GCT...
  16. pmc Modeling maternal-offspring gene-gene interactions: the extended-MFG test
    Erica J Childs
    Department of Biostatistics, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Genet Epidemiol 34:512-21. 2010
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  17. ncbi The v-MFG test: investigating maternal, offspring and maternal-fetal genetic incompatibility effects on disease and viability
    Hsin Ju Hsieh
    Biostatistics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Genet Epidemiol 30:333-47. 2006
    ....
  18. ncbi RHD maternal-fetal genotype incompatibility and schizophrenia: extending the MFG test to include multiple siblings and birth order
    Peter Kraft
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Eur J Hum Genet 12:192-8. 2004
    ..7, consistent with earlier estimates. Our extension of the MFG test has general application to family-based studies of maternal-genotype and MFG interaction effects...
  19. ncbi Allowing for missing data at highly polymorphic genes when testing for maternal, offspring and maternal-fetal genotype incompatibility effects
    Hsin Ju Hsieh
    Biostatistics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Hum Hered 62:165-74. 2006
    ..The MFG test using the IBS framework is immune to population stratification and efficiently uses information from incomplete families...
  20. ncbi Detecting genotype combinations that increase risk for disease: maternal-fetal genotype incompatibility test
    Janet S Sinsheimer
    Department of Human Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1766, USA
    Genet Epidemiol 24:1-13. 2003
    ....
  21. ncbi An exact maternal-fetal genotype incompatibility (MFG) test
    Sonia L Minassian
    Department of Biostatistics, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1766, USA
    Genet Epidemiol 28:83-95. 2005
    ..Under these conditions, the exact test is clearly preferred over the asymptotic test. Under all other conditions that we tested, the user can safely choose either the exact test or the asymptotic test...
  22. ncbi Sharing GJB2/GJB6 genetic test information with family members
    Terri Blase
    Department of Biology, California State University Northridge, Northridge, CA, USA
    J Genet Couns 16:313-24. 2007
    ..Differences suggest that hearing loss may have unique attributes that influence responses to genetic test information. Further research is needed to replicate these findings...
  23. ncbi Genetic linkage and association between chromosome 1q and working memory function in schizophrenia
    Timothy L Gasperoni
    Department of Psychology, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1563, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 116:8-16. 2003
    ..These data support the utility of this approach and provide evidence for a gene affecting spatial working memory function in schizophrenia patients and their unaffected co-twins...

Research Grants9

  1. Connexin 26 Testing in Infants
    Christina Palmer; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..A large cohort of infants and toddlers will be followed for up to three years to fully evaluate the audiologic phenotype of infants and data will be compared based on Cx26 genotype. ..
  2. Outcomes of Cx26 Testing in Deaf/Hard of Hearing Adults
    Christina Palmer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  3. Outcomes of Cx26 Testing in Deaf/Hard of Hearing Adults
    Christina Palmer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....