Alexander C McLain

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Modeling fecundity in the presence of a sterile fraction using a semi-parametric transformation model for grouped survival data
    Alexander C McLain
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, USA
    Stat Methods Med Res 25:22-36. 2016
  2. doi request reprint A joint mixed effects dispersion model for menstrual cycle length and time-to-pregnancy
    Alexander C McLain
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, DHHS, 6100 Executive Boulevard Room 7B05, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Biometrics 68:648-56. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Nonparametric estimation of the conditional mean residual life function with censored data
    Alexander C McLain
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Lifetime Data Anal 17:514-32. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Clustering of fecundability within women
    Alexander C McLain
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Rockville, MD, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 25:460-5. 2011
  5. pmc A survival analysis approach to modeling human fecundity
    Rajeshwari Sundaram
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 6100 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Biostatistics 13:4-17. 2012
  6. pmc Preconception stress and the secondary sex ratio: a prospective cohort study
    Rebecca J Chason
    Program in Reproductive and Adult Endocrinology, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Fertil Steril 98:937-41. 2012
  7. pmc Clustering of retrospectively reported and prospectively observed time-to-pregnancy
    Katherine J Sapra
    Division of Intramural Population Health Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Rockville, Md Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 25:959-63. 2015
  8. pmc Methodology for establishing a population-based birth cohort focusing on couple fertility and children's development, the Upstate KIDS Study
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Intramural Population Health Research, Rockville, MD
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 28:191-202. 2014
  9. pmc Prevalence of infertility in the United States as estimated by the current duration approach and a traditional constructed approach
    Marie E Thoma
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Fertil Steril 99:1324-1331.e1. 2013
  10. pmc Eliciting parental support for the use of newborn blood spots for pediatric research
    Edwina H Yeung
    Division of Intramural Population Health Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 6100 Executive Blvd, 7B03, Rockville, MD, 20852, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 16:14. 2016

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Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Modeling fecundity in the presence of a sterile fraction using a semi-parametric transformation model for grouped survival data
    Alexander C McLain
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, USA
    Stat Methods Med Res 25:22-36. 2016
    ..Our model's performance is assessed using simulation and longitudinal data from one of the few prospective cohort studies with preconception enrollment of women followed for 12 menstrual cycles at risk for pregnancy. ..
  2. doi request reprint A joint mixed effects dispersion model for menstrual cycle length and time-to-pregnancy
    Alexander C McLain
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, DHHS, 6100 Executive Boulevard Room 7B05, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Biometrics 68:648-56. 2012
    ..Our analysis has relevant findings for assessing fecundity...
  3. doi request reprint Nonparametric estimation of the conditional mean residual life function with censored data
    Alexander C McLain
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Lifetime Data Anal 17:514-32. 2011
    ..The proposed estimators are demonstrated on the Veteran's Administration lung cancer trial...
  4. doi request reprint Clustering of fecundability within women
    Alexander C McLain
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Rockville, MD, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 25:460-5. 2011
    ..Identifying exposures or behaviours that affect TTP may offer strategies for reducing conception delay in future pregnancy attempts...
  5. pmc A survival analysis approach to modeling human fecundity
    Rajeshwari Sundaram
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 6100 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Biostatistics 13:4-17. 2012
    ..We also provide the code to implement the model in R software in the supplemental section of the supplementary material available at Biostatistics online...
  6. pmc Preconception stress and the secondary sex ratio: a prospective cohort study
    Rebecca J Chason
    Program in Reproductive and Adult Endocrinology, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Fertil Steril 98:937-41. 2012
    ..To study the association between salivary stress biomarkers and the secondary sex ratio...
  7. pmc Clustering of retrospectively reported and prospectively observed time-to-pregnancy
    Katherine J Sapra
    Division of Intramural Population Health Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Rockville, Md Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 25:959-63. 2015
    ..We further investigated whether past trying times inform future trying time among women with 1 or more retrospectively reported and 1 or more prospectively observed TTPs...
  8. pmc Methodology for establishing a population-based birth cohort focusing on couple fertility and children's development, the Upstate KIDS Study
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Intramural Population Health Research, Rockville, MD
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 28:191-202. 2014
    ..Critical data gaps remain regarding infertility treatment and child development. We assessed the utility of a birth certificate registry for developing a population cohort aimed at answering such questions...
  9. pmc Prevalence of infertility in the United States as estimated by the current duration approach and a traditional constructed approach
    Marie E Thoma
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Fertil Steril 99:1324-1331.e1. 2013
    ..To estimate the prevalence of infertility using a current duration approach for comparison with a traditional constructed measure...
  10. pmc Eliciting parental support for the use of newborn blood spots for pediatric research
    Edwina H Yeung
    Division of Intramural Population Health Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 6100 Executive Blvd, 7B03, Rockville, MD, 20852, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 16:14. 2016
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  11. pmc Joint analysis of longitudinal and survival data measured on nested timescales by using shared parameter models: an application to fecundity data
    Alexander C McLain
    Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, USA
    J R Stat Soc Ser C Appl Stat 64:339-357. 2015
    ..Further, we develop couple-based dynamic predictions for the intercourse profiles, which in turn are used to assess the risk for subfertility (i.e. TTP longer than six menstrual cycles)...
  12. doi request reprint Maternal Smoking and Newborn Cytokine and Immunoglobulin Levels
    Nikhita Chahal
    Division of Intramural Population Health Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD
    Nicotine Tob Res . 2016
    ..Prenatal smoking exposure may lead to permanent changes in neonatal inflammation and immune response that have lifelong implications, including increased risks for atopy and respiratory disorders...
  13. pmc Maternal lipid change in relation to length of gestation: a prospective cohort study with preconception enrollment of women
    S Katherine Laughon
    Epidemiology Branch, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD, USA
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 77:6-13. 2014
    ..We sought to investigate the association between preconception serum lipids and their daily rate of change in relation to length of gestation...