B L Therrell

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Health Science Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Expanded newborn screening in Texas: a survey and educational module addressing the knowledge of pediatric residents
    Amy Stanford Wells
    Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Pediatrics, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 64341 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Genet Med 11:163-8. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Including the initial newborn screening bloodspot collection device serial number on birth certificates: basis and recommendations from the Secretary of Health and Human Services' Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children
    Bradford L Therrell
    National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Genet Med 15:229-33. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Immunoreactive Trypsinogen (IRT) as a Biomarker for Cystic Fibrosis: challenges in newborn dried blood spot screening
    Bradford L Therrell
    National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center, 1912 West Anderson Lane, Suite 210, Austin, TX, USA
    Mol Genet Metab 106:1-6. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Newborn Screening System Performance Evaluation Assessment Scheme (PEAS)
    Bradford L Therrell
    National Newborn Screening and Genetics Center, Austin, TX 78759, USA
    Semin Perinatol 34:105-20. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Considerations in choosing screening conditions: one (US) approach
    Bradford L Therrell
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 37:22-5. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Financing newborn screening systems: US experience
    Bradford L Therrell
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 37:97-4. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Newborn screening for all identifiable disorders with tandem mass spectrometry is cost effective: supporting arguments
    Bradford L Therrell
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 37:32-4. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Newborn screening in North America
    Bradford L Therrell
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Inherit Metab Dis 30:447-65. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint National evaluation of US newborn screening system components
    Bradford L Therrell
    National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center, Austin, Texas 78757, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 12:236-45. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Status of newborn screening programs in the United States
    Bradford L Therrell
    National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center, Austin, TX 78757, USA
    Pediatrics 117:S212-52. 2006

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Publications25

  1. doi request reprint Expanded newborn screening in Texas: a survey and educational module addressing the knowledge of pediatric residents
    Amy Stanford Wells
    Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Pediatrics, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 64341 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Genet Med 11:163-8. 2009
    ..To assess the effectiveness of an educational module as a tool for improving the knowledge of pediatric residents about newborn screening and its expansion in Texas...
  2. doi request reprint Including the initial newborn screening bloodspot collection device serial number on birth certificates: basis and recommendations from the Secretary of Health and Human Services' Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children
    Bradford L Therrell
    National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Genet Med 15:229-33. 2013
    ..Mutual data linking would provide quality checks for each data source, determinations of percentages of newborns screened, and identification of locations where screening is lacking...
  3. doi request reprint Immunoreactive Trypsinogen (IRT) as a Biomarker for Cystic Fibrosis: challenges in newborn dried blood spot screening
    Bradford L Therrell
    National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center, 1912 West Anderson Lane, Suite 210, Austin, TX, USA
    Mol Genet Metab 106:1-6. 2012
    ..Informative findings are reported, their impacts on improving IRT screening are described, and their implications are discussed...
  4. doi request reprint Newborn Screening System Performance Evaluation Assessment Scheme (PEAS)
    Bradford L Therrell
    National Newborn Screening and Genetics Center, Austin, TX 78759, USA
    Semin Perinatol 34:105-20. 2010
    ..Readers are encouraged to identify their role in the system and to interact appropriately at the local level. The comprehensive PEAS indicator list is provided as an Appendix...
  5. ncbi request reprint Considerations in choosing screening conditions: one (US) approach
    Bradford L Therrell
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 37:22-5. 2008
    ..This report outlines and summarises the processes and outcomes leading to the current NBS recommendations in the United States...
  6. ncbi request reprint Financing newborn screening systems: US experience
    Bradford L Therrell
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 37:97-4. 2008
    ..Surveys have increasingly found a reliance on fees to pay for screening tests, short-term follow-up and other parts of state NBS systems. This article reviews some of the current US NBS financing issues and methodologies...
  7. ncbi request reprint Newborn screening for all identifiable disorders with tandem mass spectrometry is cost effective: supporting arguments
    Bradford L Therrell
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 37:32-4. 2008
    ..Reported here are some of the supporting arguments...
  8. ncbi request reprint Newborn screening in North America
    Bradford L Therrell
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Inherit Metab Dis 30:447-65. 2007
    ..New partnerships between health professionals, consumers and politicians are benefiting the overall screening systems in both countries...
  9. ncbi request reprint National evaluation of US newborn screening system components
    Bradford L Therrell
    National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center, Austin, Texas 78757, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 12:236-45. 2006
    ..Limited federal actions through grant incentives and selected reporting requirements provide a possible means of stimulating programs to participate in national harmonization efforts...
  10. ncbi request reprint Status of newborn screening programs in the United States
    Bradford L Therrell
    National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center, Austin, TX 78757, USA
    Pediatrics 117:S212-52. 2006
    ..Consequently, there is a significant lack of equity in newborn screening services across the country...
  11. ncbi request reprint Understanding newborn screening system issues with emphasis on cystic fibrosis screening
    Bradford L Therrell
    National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center, Austin, TX 78757, USA
    J Pediatr 147:S6-10. 2005
    ..For effective CF NBS, CF care centers will need to partner with NBS programs to ensure optimal health benefits, and programs will need to continually evaluate diagnostic and outcome data in order to refine their screening protocols...
  12. ncbi request reprint U.S. newborn screening policy dilemmas for the twenty-first century
    B L Therrell
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Austin, Texas 78757, USA
    Mol Genet Metab 74:64-74. 2001
    ..This minireview details past policy history in newborn screening and identifies some of the current issues confronting programs as they seek to move ahead with the technologies and medical treatments for the twenty-first century...
  13. ncbi request reprint Financing newborn screening: sources, issues, and future considerations
    Bradford L Therrell
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 13:207-13. 2007
    ..A majority of programs (63%) reported budget increases between 2002 and 2005, with increases primarily from fees (72%) and to a lesser extent from Medicaid, the Title V block grant, and state general revenues...
  14. ncbi request reprint Challenges and opportunities in establishing and maintaining newborn screening systems
    Bradford L Therrell
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 34:6-12. 2003
    ..Each program confronts these barriers in its own way and various examples of overcoming barriers are discussed including linkages to immunization programs, regional planning, program advocacy, and legislation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Ethical, legal and social issues in newborn screening in the United States
    Bradford L Therrell
    US National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center, Austin, Texas 78757, USA
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 34:52-8. 2003
    ..It was also recognized that studies should be carried out to improve parental understanding of newborn screening and the informed permission process, and to improve the public's overall understanding of the screening process...
  16. ncbi request reprint Financing state newborn screening programs: sources and uses of funds
    Kay Johnson
    Department of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Pediatrics 117:S270-9. 2006
    ..A fee-based approach to financing newborn screening has been adopted by most states, to ensure consistent funding for this critical public health activity...
  17. ncbi request reprint Data integration and warehousing: coordination between newborn screening and related public health programs
    Bradford L Therrell
    US National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center, Austin, Texas 78757, USA
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 34:63-8. 2003
    ..As a minimum, data linkages should exist between newborn dried blood spot screening, newborn hearing screening, immunizations, birth certificates and birth defect registries...
  18. ncbi request reprint Newborn screening for congenital adrenal hyperplasia
    B L Therrell
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 30:15-30. 2001
    ..It is hoped that newborn screening programs will begin to provide answers to some of these question in addition to their primary function of reducing the morbidity and mortality resulting from CAH...
  19. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up data collection and use in state newborn screening programs
    Timothy Hoff
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, 1 University Pl, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:994-1000. 2007
    ..To describe and analyze the types of data-related policies and practices that currently exist among state newborn screening (NBS) programs in relation to long-term follow-up (LTFU) and oversight for newborns with confirmed disorders...
  20. ncbi request reprint Newborn screening in the Asia Pacific region
    Carmencita D Padilla
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, and Institute of Human Genetics, National Institutes of Health, University of the Philippines Manila, Manila, Philippines
    J Inherit Metab Dis 30:490-506. 2007
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  21. ncbi request reprint Newborn screening: the role of the obstetrician
    Agne Larsson
    Karolinska Institute, Huddinge University Hospital, Sweden
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 45:697-710; discussion 730-2. 2002
  22. ncbi request reprint DNA diagnosis confirms hemoglobin deletion in newborn screen follow-up
    Urvashi Bhardwaj
    Departments of Pediatrics and Human Genetics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Mattel Children s Hospital at UCLA, and Molecular Biology Institute, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1752, USA
    J Pediatr 142:346-8. 2003
    ..This approach will provide rapid diagnostic clarification in newborn screening follow-up...
  23. ncbi request reprint Newborn screening: rationale for a comprehensive, fully integrated public health system
    Linda L McCabe
    Department of Human Genetics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1752, USA
    Mol Genet Metab 77:267-73. 2002
    ..In order to understand these challenges, it is helpful to review briefly the history of newborn screening...
  24. ncbi request reprint Naming and counting disorders (conditions) included in newborn screening panels
    Lawrence Sweetman
    Institute of Metabolic Disease, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 117:S308-14. 2006
    ..This nomenclature system is proposed to remove ambiguity and to increase national uniformity in naming and counting screening disorders...
  25. doi request reprint Communication of positive newborn screening results for sickle cell disease and sickle cell trait: variation across states
    Patricia L Kavanagh
    Division of General Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet 148:15-22. 2008
    ..1-2.5%). Wide variation exists in stakeholder notification by NBS programs of positive screenings for SCD and trait. This variation may alter the effectiveness of NBS programs by location of birth...