Erick Forno

Summary

Affiliation: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Obesity and Airway Dysanapsis in Children With and Without Asthma
    Erick Forno
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy, and Immunology, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med . 2016
  2. pmc Insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, and lung function in US adolescents with and without asthma
    Erick Forno
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy, and Immunology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 136:304-11.e8. 2015
  3. pmc Maternal obesity in pregnancy, gestational weight gain, and risk of childhood asthma
    Erick Forno
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy, and Immunology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania University of Pittsburgh Medical School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Pediatrics 134:e535-46. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Probiotic administration in early life, atopy, and asthma: a meta-analysis of clinical trials
    Nancy Elazab
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    Pediatrics 132:e666-76. 2013
  5. pmc Obesity and adiposity indicators, asthma, and atopy in Puerto Rican children
    Erick Forno
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy, and Immunology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 133:1308-14, 1314.e1-5. 2014
  6. pmc Folate Deficiency, Atopy, and Severe Asthma Exacerbations in Puerto Rican Children
    Joshua Blatter
    1 Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy, and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Ann Am Thorac Soc 13:223-30. 2016
  7. pmc Mouse allergen exposure and decreased risk of allergic rhinitis in school-aged children
    Tammy S Jacobs
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 113:614-618.e2. 2014
  8. pmc Diet, interleukin-17, and childhood asthma in Puerto Ricans
    Yueh Ying Han
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy, and Immunology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 115:288-293.e1. 2015
  9. pmc Exposure to gun violence and asthma among children in Puerto Rico
    Sima K Ramratnam
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Respir Med 109:975-81. 2015
  10. pmc Fungal exposure, atopy, and asthma exacerbations in Puerto Rican children
    Joshua Blatter
    1 Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy, and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Ann Am Thorac Soc 11:925-32. 2014

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  1. ncbi request reprint Obesity and Airway Dysanapsis in Children With and Without Asthma
    Erick Forno
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy, and Immunology, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med . 2016
    ..We hypothesized that childhood obesity is associated with airway dysanapsis (an incongruence between the growth of the lungs and the airways), and that dysanapsis is associated with asthma morbidity...
  2. pmc Insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, and lung function in US adolescents with and without asthma
    Erick Forno
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy, and Immunology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 136:304-11.e8. 2015
    ..Obesity increases both the risk of asthma and asthma severity and is a well-known risk factor for insulin resistance and the metabolic syndrome (MS) in children and adolescents...
  3. pmc Maternal obesity in pregnancy, gestational weight gain, and risk of childhood asthma
    Erick Forno
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy, and Immunology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania University of Pittsburgh Medical School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Pediatrics 134:e535-46. 2014
    ..In this meta-analysis, we aimed to assess whether maternal obesity in pregnancy (MOP) or increased maternal gestational weight gain (GWG) increased the risk of asthma in offspring...
  4. doi request reprint Probiotic administration in early life, atopy, and asthma: a meta-analysis of clinical trials
    Nancy Elazab
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    Pediatrics 132:e666-76. 2013
    ..We performed a meta-analysis of randomized, placebo-controlled trials to assess the effects of probiotic supplementation on atopic sensitization and asthma/wheeze prevention in children...
  5. pmc Obesity and adiposity indicators, asthma, and atopy in Puerto Rican children
    Erick Forno
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy, and Immunology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 133:1308-14, 1314.e1-5. 2014
    ..Whether adiposity indicators other than body mass index (BMI) should be used in studies of childhood asthma is largely unknown. The role of atopy in "obese asthma" is also unclear...
  6. pmc Folate Deficiency, Atopy, and Severe Asthma Exacerbations in Puerto Rican Children
    Joshua Blatter
    1 Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy, and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Ann Am Thorac Soc 13:223-30. 2016
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  7. pmc Mouse allergen exposure and decreased risk of allergic rhinitis in school-aged children
    Tammy S Jacobs
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 113:614-618.e2. 2014
    ..Little is known about exposure to mouse allergen (Mus m 1) and allergic rhinitis (AR)...
  8. pmc Diet, interleukin-17, and childhood asthma in Puerto Ricans
    Yueh Ying Han
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy, and Immunology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 115:288-293.e1. 2015
    ..Dietary patterns might influence the pathogenesis of asthma in Puerto Ricans, the ethnic group most affected by this disease in the United States...
  9. pmc Exposure to gun violence and asthma among children in Puerto Rico
    Sima K Ramratnam
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Respir Med 109:975-81. 2015
    ..We examined whether exposure to gun violence is associated with asthma in children, particularly in those reporting fear of leaving their home...
  10. pmc Fungal exposure, atopy, and asthma exacerbations in Puerto Rican children
    Joshua Blatter
    1 Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy, and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Ann Am Thorac Soc 11:925-32. 2014
    ..Our objective was to examine whether glucan exposure is associated with degree of atopy or visits to the emergency department (ED)/urgent care for asthma in Puerto Rican children...
  11. pmc Expression quantitative trait loci (eQTL) mapping in Puerto Rican children
    Wei Chen
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 10:e0122464. 2015
    ..However, few studies have attempted to identify eQTL in racially admixed populations such as Hispanics...
  12. pmc Depression, Asthma, and Bronchodilator Response in a Nationwide Study of US Adults
    Yueh Ying Han
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy, and Immunology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 4:68-73.e1. 2016
    ..Little is known about the relation between 2 common comorbidities (depression and anxiety) and asthma or bronchodilator response (BDR)...
  13. pmc Maternal depressive symptoms, maternal asthma, and asthma in school-aged children
    Brock H Medsker
    Division of Newborn Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 118:55-60.e1. 2017
    ..Little is known about the joint effects of maternal asthma and maternal depression on childhood asthma...
  14. pmc Obesity and rhinitis in a nationwide study of children and adults in the United States
    Yueh Ying Han
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy, and Immunology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 137:1460-5. 2016
    ..Obesity has been associated with higher risk of asthma and asthma severity both in children and adults. However, studies evaluating the relation between obesity and rhinitis have yielded conflicting results...
  15. doi request reprint An epigenome-wide association study of total serum immunoglobulin E in Hispanic children
    Wei Chen
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy, and Immunology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol . 2017
    ..DNA methylation in white blood cells (WBCs) was associated with total IgE in an epigenome-wide association study (EWAS) of Caucasians. Whether DNA methylation of eosinophils explains those findings is insufficiently understood...
  16. pmc Prematurity, atopy, and childhood asthma in Puerto Ricans
    Christian Rosas-Salazar
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 133:357-62. 2014
    ..Puerto Rican children share a disproportionate burden of prematurity and asthma in the United States. Little is known about prematurity and childhood asthma in Puerto Rican subjects...
  17. pmc Asthma in Hispanics. An 8-year update
    Franziska J Rosser
    1 Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 189:1316-27. 2014
    ..Ensuring high-quality healthcare for all remains a pillar of eliminating asthma disparities. ..
  18. pmc Diet and asthma: vitamins and methyl donors
    Yueh Ying Han
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy, and Immunology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Lancet Respir Med 1:813-22. 2013
    ..At present, insufficient evidence exists to recommend supplementation with any vitamin or nutrient acting as a methyl donor to prevent or treat asthma. ..
  19. pmc Rural residence, farming environment, and allergic diseases in Argentinean adolescents
    Yueh Ying Han
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy, and Immunology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Pediatr Pulmonol . 2016
    ..Little is known about residence in a rural or farming environment and allergic diseases in Latin America...
  20. doi request reprint Vitamin D Insufficiency and Asthma in a US Nationwide Study
    Yueh Ying Han
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy, and Immunology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract . 2016
    ..Vitamin D insufficiency (a serum 25-hydroxy vitamin D level of <30 ng/mL) has been associated with asthma morbidity...
  21. pmc Diet and asthma: an update
    Yueh Ying Han
    aDivision of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh bDivision of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 15:369-74. 2015
    ..We focus on dietary sources and vitamins with antioxidant properties [vitamins (A, C, and E), folate, and omega-3 and omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 and n-6 PUFAs)]...
  22. pmc Adiposity, fractional exhaled nitric oxide, and asthma in U.S. children
    Yueh Ying Han
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy, and Immunology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 190:32-9. 2014
    ..Whether allergic airway inflammation mediates the association between overweight or obesity and childhood asthma is unknown...
  23. ncbi request reprint Predicting Severe Asthma Exacerbations in Children
    Sandeep Puranik
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med . 2016
    ..Moreover, SHS avoidance and adherence to controllers such as ICS deserve particular emphasis on high-risk children...
  24. doi request reprint The effect of obesity, weight gain, and weight loss on asthma inception and control
    Erick Forno
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy, and Immunology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol . 2016
    ..Here, we review recent clinical evidence supporting a causal link between obesity and asthma, and the mechanisms that may lead to 'obese asthma'...
  25. pmc Asthma in Latin America
    Erick Forno
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy, and Immunology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Thorax 70:898-905. 2015
    ....