Affiliation: Drexel University
- The epidemiology of autism spectrum disordersCraig J Newschaffer
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 28:235-58. 2007....
- Infant siblings and the investigation of autism risk factorsCraig J Newschaffer
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel School of Public Health, 1505 Race Street, Mail Stop 1033, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
J Neurodev Disord 4:7. 2012..It then discusses the key features of this approach and provides a description of the design and implementation strategy of one major ASD enriched-risk pregnancy cohort study: the Early Autism Risk Longitudinal Investigation (EARLI)...
- Case-control study of tobacco smoke exposure and breast cancer risk in DelawareDana E Rollison
Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute Tampa, FL, USA
BMC Cancer 8:157. 2008..We conducted a case-control study in Delaware, incorporating detailed exposure assessment for active and secondhand smoke at home and in the workplace...
- Variation in season of birth in singleton and multiple births concordant for autism spectrum disordersLi Ching Lee
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:172-9. 2008..The presence of seasonal trends in ASD singletons and concordant multiple births suggests a role for non-heritable factors operating during the pre- or perinatal period, even among cases with a genetic susceptibility...
- Children with autism: quality of life and parental concernsLi Ching Lee
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Suite E6032, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 38:1147-60. 2008..Parental concerns over learning difficulty, being bullied, stress-coping, and achievement were overwhelming in the autism group relative to the comparison groups...
- Behaviors associated with fever in children with autism spectrum disordersLaura K Curran
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Pediatrics 120:e1386-92. 2007..Understanding the role of fever, if any, may be informative regarding causative mechanisms of and treatment opportunities for autism...
- Body mass, polymorphisms in obesity-related genes, and the risk of developing breast cancer among women with benign breast diseaseLisa Gallicchio
Prevention and Research Center, The Weinberg Center for Women s Health and Medicine, Mercy Medical Center, 227 St Paul Place, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
Cancer Detect Prev 31:95-101. 2007....
- HLA-DR4 in families with autismLi Ching Lee
Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
Pediatr Neurol 35:303-7. 2006..Such immune interactions may involve HLA and related genes in both genetic and epigenetic mechanisms during pregnancy...
- Opposing risks of gastric cardia and noncardia gastric adenocarcinomas associated with Helicobacter pylori seropositivityFarin Kamangar
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rm 3034, Bethesda, MD 20892 7232, USA
J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1445-52. 2006..pylori strain differences are less clear. We conducted a prospective nested case-control study of H. pylori serology to address these questions...
- Rh and ABO maternal-fetal incompatibility and risk of autismPeter P Zandi
Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 141:643-7. 2006..Furthermore, we did not find any evidence for the presence of a high-risk susceptibility allele at or near these two loci operating either through the mother or child...
- Autism spectrum disorder screening and management practices among general pediatric providersSusan dosReis
Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
J Dev Behav Pediatr 27:S88-94. 2006..Service system limitations must be overcome to increase awareness and familiarity with screening tools, provide sufficient time and resources, improve screening, and enhance provider education...
- Motor signs distinguish children with high functioning autism and Asperger's syndrome from controlsEva M Jansiewicz
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 36:613-21. 2006..Regression analyses revealed that a model including four PANESS variables offered a high level of discrimination in distinguishing boys with high-functioning autism from controls...
- Investigating diagnostic substitution and autism prevalence trendsCraig J Newschaffer
Department of Epidemiology, Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Pediatrics 117:1436-7. 2006
- beta2-adrenergic receptor activation and genetic polymorphisms in autism: data from dizygotic twinsSusan L Connors
Department of Neurology and Developmental Medicine, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
J Child Neurol 20:876-84. 2005....
- National autism prevalence trends from United States special education dataCraig J Newschaffer
Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Suite E6030, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
Pediatrics 115:e277-82. 2005..This analysis uses a national data source to compare the prevalence of autism with that of other disabilities among successive birth cohorts of US school-aged children...
- Autism: an emerging public health problemCraig J Newschaffer
Department of Epidemiology, Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Rm E6142, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Public Health Rep 118:393-9. 2003
- Specificity of cerebellar vermian abnormalities in autism: a quantitative magnetic resonance imaging studyWalter E Kaufmann
Kennedy Krieger Institute, Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
J Child Neurol 18:463-70. 2003..The latter results are consistent with MRI studies showing lobules VI-VII hyperplasia in a subset of subjects with idiopathic autism and cerebral and hippocampal enlargements in fragile X syndrome...
- Analysis of prevalence trends of autism spectrum disorder in MinnesotaJames G Gurney
Divisions of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:622-7. 2003..Alarming increases in the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder have been reported recently in the United States and Europe...
- Heritable and nonheritable risk factors for autism spectrum disordersCraig J Newschaffer
Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 N Wolfe Street, Suite E6142, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Epidemiol Rev 24:137-53. 2002