London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

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Organization: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Country: UK

Top Publications

  1. doi Pilot multimethod trial of a school-ethos intervention to reduce substance use: building hypotheses about upstream pathways to prevention
    Christopher P Bonell
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, London, United Kingdom
    J Adolesc Health 47:555-63. 2010
  2. ncbi Recent respiratory infection and risk of cardiovascular disease: case-control study through a general practice database
    Tim C Clayton
    Medical Statistics Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Eur Heart J 29:96-103. 2008
  3. pmc Cost and cost-effectiveness of nationwide school-based helminth control in Uganda: intra-country variation and effects of scaling-up
    Simon Brooker
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Disease, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Health Policy Plan 23:24-35. 2008
  4. ncbi Conditional cash transfers for improving uptake of health interventions in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review
    Mylene Lagarde
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Health Policy Unit, London, England
    JAMA 298:1900-10. 2007
  5. pmc Behaviour change and competitive exclusion can explain the diverging HIV-1 and HIV-2 prevalence trends in Guinea-Bissau
    W P Schmidt
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 136:551-61. 2008
  6. ncbi Use of stable-isotope techniques to validate infant feeding practices reported by Bangladeshi women receiving breastfeeding counseling
    Sophie E Moore
    MRC International Nutrition Group, Nutrition and Public Health Interventions Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:1075-82. 2007
  7. pmc Prophylactic oophorectomy: a historical perspective
    Ornella Moscucci
    Centre for History in Public Health, Department of Health and Public Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:182-4. 2007
  8. ncbi Survival from HIV-1 seroconversion in Southern Africa: a retrospective cohort study in nearly 2000 gold-miners over 10 years of follow-up
    Judith R Glynn
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Sciences, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    AIDS 21:625-32. 2007
  9. pmc Cost-effectiveness study of three antimalarial drug combinations in Tanzania
    Virginia Wiseman
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 3:e373. 2006
  10. ncbi Models for the relationship between ambient temperature and daily mortality
    Ben Armstrong
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Epidemiology 17:624-31. 2006

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Publications62

  1. doi Pilot multimethod trial of a school-ethos intervention to reduce substance use: building hypotheses about upstream pathways to prevention
    Christopher P Bonell
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, London, United Kingdom
    J Adolesc Health 47:555-63. 2010
    ..We use qualitative and quantitative data from a pilot trial to build hypotheses regarding these...
  2. ncbi Recent respiratory infection and risk of cardiovascular disease: case-control study through a general practice database
    Tim C Clayton
    Medical Statistics Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Eur Heart J 29:96-103. 2008
    ..Respiratory infection may be associated with an increased risk of major cardiovascular events. This case-control study describes associations with these events of respiratory infection...
  3. pmc Cost and cost-effectiveness of nationwide school-based helminth control in Uganda: intra-country variation and effects of scaling-up
    Simon Brooker
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Disease, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Health Policy Plan 23:24-35. 2008
    ..70-9.51). Independent variables were shown to be statistically associated with both sets of estimates. This study highlights the potential bias in transferring data across settings without understanding the nature of observed variations...
  4. ncbi Conditional cash transfers for improving uptake of health interventions in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review
    Mylene Lagarde
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Health Policy Unit, London, England
    JAMA 298:1900-10. 2007
    ..The effectiveness of these strategies in different contexts has not previously been the subject of a systematic review...
  5. pmc Behaviour change and competitive exclusion can explain the diverging HIV-1 and HIV-2 prevalence trends in Guinea-Bissau
    W P Schmidt
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 136:551-61. 2008
    ..Importantly for public health, HIV-1 prevalence was predicted to continue increasing and to become the dominant HIV type by 2010. Data collection is required to validate this prediction...
  6. ncbi Use of stable-isotope techniques to validate infant feeding practices reported by Bangladeshi women receiving breastfeeding counseling
    Sophie E Moore
    MRC International Nutrition Group, Nutrition and Public Health Interventions Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:1075-82. 2007
    ..The World Health Organization recommends exclusive breastfeeding until age 6 mo. Studies relying on mothers' self-reported behaviors have shown that lactation counseling increases both the rate and duration of exclusive breastfeeding...
  7. pmc Prophylactic oophorectomy: a historical perspective
    Ornella Moscucci
    Centre for History in Public Health, Department of Health and Public Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:182-4. 2007
    ..Historically, ovarian removal has raised many questions about the costs and benefits of surgery. The aim of this article is to highlight the issues, and in so doing, to contribute to a more informed assessment of current practice...
  8. ncbi Survival from HIV-1 seroconversion in Southern Africa: a retrospective cohort study in nearly 2000 gold-miners over 10 years of follow-up
    Judith R Glynn
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Sciences, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    AIDS 21:625-32. 2007
    ..To obtain robust estimates of survival with HIV in individuals with known dates of seroconversion in Africa in the pre-antiretroviral era...
  9. pmc Cost-effectiveness study of three antimalarial drug combinations in Tanzania
    Virginia Wiseman
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 3:e373. 2006
    ..Cost is a major barrier to deployment. There is little evidence from field trials on the cost-effectiveness of these new combinations...
  10. ncbi Models for the relationship between ambient temperature and daily mortality
    Ben Armstrong
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Epidemiology 17:624-31. 2006
    ..The temperature-mortality relationship is often found to be substantially nonlinear and to persist (but change shape) with increasing lag. We review and extend models for such nonlinear multilag forms...
  11. pmc pTcINDEX: a stable tetracycline-regulated expression vector for Trypanosoma cruzi
    Martin C Taylor
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Biotechnol 6:32. 2006
    ..To this end we report the development of a stable tetracycline-dependent expression vector applicable to this parasite and describe in detail the parameters of the system...
  12. ncbi Commentary: on Bayesian perspectives for epidemiological research
    James R Carpenter
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 35:775-7; author 777-8. 2006
  13. ncbi Preventing diarrhoea with household ceramic water filters: assessment of a pilot project in Bolivia
    Thomas F Clasen
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Int J Environ Health Res 16:231-9. 2006
    ..Water samples from all regularly used filters were free of thermotolerant coliforms...
  14. pmc Temperature dependence of reported Campylobacter infection in England, 1989-1999
    C C Tam
    Environmental and Enteric Diseases Department, Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, London, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 134:119-25. 2006
    ..Our findings provide evidence that ambient temperature influences Campylobacter incidence, and suggest that its effect is likely to be indirect, acting through other intermediate pathways...
  15. doi Global epidemiology and control of Trichomonas vaginalis
    Victoria J Johnston
    Hospital for Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 21:56-64. 2008
    ..This review aims to update the reader on the global epidemiology and control of T. vaginalis...
  16. doi Hygiene and uncertainty in qualitative accounts of hepatitis C transmission among drug injectors in Serbia
    Tim Rhodes
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 66:1437-47. 2008
    ..Hygiene narratives are a core and symbolic feature of injectors' accounts of hepatitis C transmission. There is an urgent need for health promotion fostering hepatitis C risk awareness and risk avoidance among drug injectors in Serbia...
  17. doi Hyperreactive malarial splenomegaly is associated with low levels of antibodies against red blood cell and Plasmodium falciparum derived glycolipids in Yanomami Amerindians from Venezuela
    Livia Vivas
    National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill, London NW7 1AA, United Kingdom
    Acta Trop 105:207-14. 2008
    ..The high mortality rates associated with HMS point out that its early diagnosis together with the implementation of malaria control measures in these isolated Amerindian communities are a priority...
  18. ncbi Responding to pandemic influenza in Cambodia and Lao PDR: challenges in moving from strategy to operation
    Joia de Sa
    Department of Global Health and Development, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavislock Place, WC1H 9SH, UK
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 41:1104-15. 2010
    ....
  19. doi Distinct propagation efficiencies of H5N1 influenza virus Thai isolates in newly established murine respiratory region-derived cell clones
    Yuta Kanai
    Section of Viral Infections, Thailand Japan Research Collaboration Center on Emerging and Re emerging Infections RCC ERI, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Virus Res 153:218-25. 2010
    ..The results indicate that the murine cell clones are useful for examining the propagation efficiency of H5N1 viruses in vitro...
  20. doi Effect of parent's death on child survival in rural Bangladesh: a cohort study
    Carine Ronsmans
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 375:2024-31. 2010
    ..We therefore investigated the effect of the death of the mother or father on the survival of the child up to age 10 years in rural Bangladesh...
  21. pmc Complications of circumcision in male neonates, infants and children: a systematic review
    Helen A Weiss
    MRC Tropical Epidemiology Group, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Urol 10:2. 2010
    ..The aim of this paper is to summarize the literature on frequency of adverse events following pediatric circumcision, with a focus on developing countries...
  22. pmc Validation and validity of diagnoses in the General Practice Research Database: a systematic review
    Emily Herrett
    Non communicable Disease Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 69:4-14. 2010
    ..To investigate the range of methods used to validate diagnoses in the General Practice Research Database (GPRD), to summarize findings and to assess the quality of these validations...
  23. doi Submicroscopic infection in Plasmodium falciparum-endemic populations: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Lucy C Okell
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, United Kingdom
    J Infect Dis 200:1509-17. 2009
    ..Quantifying these submicroscopic infections is therefore key to understanding transmission dynamics and successfully reducing parasite transmission...
  24. pmc Formative research on the feasibility of hygiene interventions for influenza control in UK primary schools
    Wolf Peter Schmidt
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:390. 2009
    ..However, the feasibility and acceptability of effective school-based hygiene interventions is not clear...
  25. doi Revisiting the cost-effectiveness of primary prophylaxis with clotting factor for the treatment of severe haemophilia A
    A Miners
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Haemophilia 15:881-7. 2009
    ..Thus, there is considerable value in conducting further primary research related to economic aspects of primary prophylaxis...
  26. pmc Identifying the most productive breeding sites for malaria mosquitoes in The Gambia
    Ulrike Fillinger
    Disease Control and Vector Biology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Malar J 8:62. 2009
    ..This study aimed to determine the characteristics of larval habitats most frequently and most densely populated by anopheline larvae and to estimate the numbers of adults produced in different habitats...
  27. doi HIV and other sexually transmitted infections among men, transgenders and women selling sex in two cities in Pakistan: a cross-sectional prevalence survey
    S Hawkes
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 85:ii8-16. 2009
    ..A survey was conducted among men, women and transgender populations selling sex in Rawalpindi (Punjab) and Abbottabad (North West Frontier Province) in order to inform evidence-based programme planning...
  28. pmc Reconstructing historical changes in the force of infection of dengue fever in Singapore: implications for surveillance and control
    Joseph R Egger
    Disease Control and Vector Biology Unit, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    Bull World Health Organ 86:187-96. 2008
    ..To reconstruct the historical changes in force of dengue infection in Singapore, and to better understand the relationship between control of Aedes mosquitoes and incidence of classic dengue fever...
  29. doi From affected to infected? Orphanhood and HIV risk among female adolescents in urban Zimbabwe
    Isolde J Birdthistle
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 22:759-66. 2008
    ..Despite the 15 million children orphaned by AIDS, and fears of sexual vulnerability, little is known about the link between orphanhood and HIV risk...
  30. ncbi Medical interventions following natural disasters: missing out on chronic medical needs
    E Y Y Chan
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Asia Pac J Public Health 19:45-51. 2007
    ..Potential programmes might include the technical training of local staff, establishment of essential drug and supply lists, and the provision of a range of medical services that may address chronic health needs...
  31. ncbi Bivariate poisson-poisson model of zero-inflated absenteeism data
    Yin Bun Cheung
    MRC Tropical Epidemiology Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Stat Med 25:3707-17. 2006
    ..The findings do not support the existence of a critical window in infancy. There is some indication that childhood weight gain might affect health status...
  32. ncbi Methods for the investigation of diversity in Entamoeba histolytica
    C Graham Clark
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Arch Med Res 37:258-62. 2006
    ..In this review I discuss the basis of the variation detected in E. histolytica by the various molecular methods that have been published to date. Information on diversity in other species is mentioned where such information exists...
  33. ncbi Intraclass correlation coefficients for cluster randomized trials in primary care: data from the MRC Trial of the Assessment and Management of Older People in the Community
    Liam Smeeth
    Centre for Ageing and Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Control Clin Trials 23:409-21. 2002
    ....
  34. pmc Leprosy elimination-a virtual phenomenon or a reality?
    Diana N J Lockwood
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 324:1516-8. 2002
  35. ncbi Upward trend in the rate of detection of new cases of leprosy in the State of Bahia, Brazil
    S S Cunha
    Institute de Sa├║de Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Bahia, Brazil
    Int J Lepr Other Mycobact Dis 69:308-17. 2001
    ..However, the rate of detection of new cases has not decreased in Brazil...
  36. ncbi Coping with missing data in clinical trials: a model-based approach applied to asthma trials
    James Carpenter
    Medical Statistics Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Stat Med 21:1043-66. 2002
    ..We further propose the use of a time transformation to linearize an asymptotic pattern of repeated measures over time and therefore simplify the modelling. All these ideas are illustrated using data from a five-arm asthma clinical trial...
  37. ncbi Polymorphisms in the tumor necrosis factor-alpha gene promoter may predispose to severe silicosis in black South African miners
    Elizabeth L Corbett
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 165:690-3. 2002
    ..A predominant effect on disease severity, rather than on disease frequency, appears to be a general feature of promoter polymorphism in diseases in which TNF-alpha has a critical role...
  38. ncbi BCG scars in northern Malawi: sensitivity and repeatability of scar reading, and factors affecting scar size
    S Floyd
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 4:1133-42. 2000
    ..Karonga district, northern Malawi...
  39. pmc Recent declines in reported syphilis rates in eastern Europe and central Asia: are the epidemics over?
    G Riedner
    WHO Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Sex Transm Infect 76:363-5. 2000
    ..We examine these trends against a background of ongoing changes in service delivery, care seeking behaviour, and case finding practices...
  40. ncbi Fat and energy needs of children in developing countries
    A M Prentice
    MRC International Nutrition Group, London, and MRC Human Nutrition Research, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 72:1253S-1265S. 2000
    ..The effects of such low fat intakes, particularly in terms of immune function, require investigation...
  41. ncbi Association of cg2 and pfmdr1 genotype with chloroquine resistance in field samples of Plasmodium falciparum from Nigeria
    I S Adagu
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Parasitology 119:343-8. 1999
    ..The sensitivity of detection of resistant strains still requires improvement...
  42. ncbi The social impact of HIV testing: a comparative analysis of Britain and Sweden
    R Danziger
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Soc Sci Med 48:293-300. 1999
    ..The paper concludes with a recommendation that policy makers take fuller account of the social dimension of HIV testing in the future development of HIV testing policies...
  43. ncbi Feces, flies, and fetor: findings from a Peruvian shantytown
    S R Huttly
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Maternal and Child Epidemiology Unit, United Kingdom
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 4:75-9. 1998
    ..The hygienic disposal of feces poses problems in this type of community. Nevertheless existing practices were found that show promise for promotion on a wider scale, including greater use of potties...
  44. ncbi Factors influencing attendance to immunization sessions for children in a rural district of Ghana
    W K Bosu
    Health Research Unit, Regional Health Administration, Cape Coast, Ghana
    Acta Trop 68:259-67. 1997
    ..The timing of immunization sessions, length of prior notice to the community, attitude of service providers and fear of side-effects generally did not deter attendance...
  45. ncbi Evaluation of the fungus Beauveria bassiana as a potential biological control agent against phlebotomine sand flies in Colombian coffee plantations
    R Reithinger
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
    J Invertebr Pathol 70:131-5. 1997
    ..In addition, laboratory bioassays where flies were exposed to the fungus applied onto coffee plants (though not filter paper) showed lower mean survival times than the control...
  46. pmc Trypanosoma cruzi expresses a plant-like ascorbate-dependent hemoperoxidase localized to the endoplasmic reticulum
    Shane R Wilkinson
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:13453-8. 2002
    ..These findings identify an arm of the oxidative defense system of this medically important parasite. The absence of this redox pathway in the human host may be therapeutically exploitable...
  47. ncbi Shifts in condom use following microbicide introduction: should we be concerned?
    Anna M Foss
    Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 17:1227-37. 2003
    ....
  48. ncbi Hydroxychloroquine is much less active than chloroquine against chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium falciparum, in agreement with its physicochemical properties
    David C Warhurst
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 52:188-93. 2003
    ..Where CQ-proguanil prophylaxis is the only option available in a patient on high-dose HCQ treatment, visiting a CQ-resistant area, replacement of the anti-inflammatory regimen by a daily CQ course at a suitable dose should be considered...
  49. ncbi Men's involvement in the South African family: engendering change in the AIDS era
    Catherine M Montgomery
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:2411-9. 2006
    ..We consider reasons why this disjuncture exists and how more men might be encouraged to fulfil such roles and activities as their families and households suffer the social and economic impacts of HIV/AIDS...
  50. ncbi Which delivery systems reach the poor? A review of equity of coverage of ever-treated nets, never-treated nets, and immunisation to reduce child mortality in Africa
    Jayne Webster
    Malaria Knowledge Programme, Disease Control and Vector Biology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet Infect Dis 5:709-17. 2005
    ....
  51. pmc Mass campaigns versus general health services: what have we learnt in 40 years about vertical versus horizontal approaches?
    Anne Mills
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, England
    Bull World Health Organ 83:315-6. 2005
  52. pmc Staff training and ambulatory tuberculosis treatment outcomes: a cluster randomized controlled trial in South Africa
    Simon Lewin
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, WC1E 7HT, England
    Bull World Health Organ 83:250-9. 2005
    ....
  53. ncbi Antiretroviral treatment in resource-poor settings: public health research priorities
    Shabbar Jaffar
    Medical Research Council Tropical Epidemiology Group, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 10:295-9. 2005
    ....
  54. pmc Age at first sex: understanding recent trends in African demographic surveys
    B Zaba
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 80:ii28-35. 2004
    ..To describe recent trends in age at first sex in African countries, identifying and making due allowances for a variety of common reporting errors...
  55. pmc Rate of first recorded diagnosis of autism and other pervasive developmental disorders in United Kingdom general practice, 1988 to 2001
    Liam Smeeth
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Med 2:39. 2004
    ..We investigated time trends in the rates of diagnosis of pervasive developmental disorders...
  56. pmc The National Women's Health Study: assembly and description of a population-based reproductive cohort
    Noreen Maconochie
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Public Health 4:35. 2004
    ..Miscarriage is a common event but is remarkably difficult to measure in epidemiological studies. Few large-scale population-based studies have been conducted in the UK...
  57. ncbi Follow-up by mail in clinical trials: does questionnaire length matter?
    Phil Edwards
    CRASH Trial Co ordinating Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 49 51 Bedford Square London, WC1B 3DP, UK
    Control Clin Trials 25:31-52. 2004
    ..If a new follow-up questionnaire is to be designed, it should be made as short as possible without compromising the data collection requirements of the trial...
  58. pmc Winners and losers: expansion of insurance coverage in Russia in the 1990s
    Dina C Balabanova
    Health Systems Development Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    Am J Public Health 93:2124-30. 2003
    ..This study sought to describe the evolution of the Russian compulsory health insurance system and to identify factors associated with noncoverage...
  59. ncbi The interval between successive cases of an infectious disease
    Paul E M Fine
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 158:1039-47. 2003
    ..Finally, it discusses the implications of such measures for studies of secondary attack rates, for the persistence of infection in human communities, for outbreak response, and for elimination or eradication programs...
  60. ncbi Changing health inequalities in east and west Germany since unification
    Ellen Nolte
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 58:119-36. 2004
    ..This suggests that mechanisms involved in the association of socio-economic factors and health possibly behave differently in east and west...
  61. ncbi Ex vivo interferon-gamma immune response to thrombospondin-related adhesive protein in coastal Kenyans: longevity and risk of Plasmodium falciparum infection
    Katie L Flanagan
    Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:421-30. 2003
    ..This study provides important information regarding natural reactivity to a key malaria antigen...
  62. ncbi Extensive genetic diversity in Blastocystis hominis
    C G Clark
    Department of Medical Parasitology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Mol Biochem Parasitol 87:79-83. 1997
    ..If only a subset of the B. hominis variants have the potential to cause disease in humans this might explain the disparate findings reported. Future clinical studies must take the heterogeneity of B. hominis into account...

Research Grants42

  1. Tobacco companies, public policy and global health
    Kelley Lee; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  2. Globalization, the Tobacco Industry and Policy Influence
    Kelley Lee; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The project will also host up to two visiting scholars each year to facilitate their use of the Guildford documents for research contributing to strengthening tobacco control policies and programs. ..
  3. Tobacco companies, public policy and global health
    Kelley Lee; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. ASSEMBLY OF INFECTIOUS BLUETONGUE VIRION FROM CDNA CLONE
    Polly Roy; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. INTERACTIONS OF PROTEINS IN THE BLUETONGUE VIRUS CORE
    Polly Roy; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  6. BLUETONGUE VIRUS MORPHOGENESIS
    Polly Roy; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Together with the proposed experimental programme, our reagent and knowledge base will allow us to complete the tasks we have specified to offer new insights into virus replication and new suggestions for effective control. ..
  7. BLUETONGUE VIRUS MORPHOGENESIS
    Polly Roy; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The 3-dimensional ultra-structural analyses of normal and mutant particles will be undertaken. Procedures will be developed to encapsidate the viral genome and establish a viral RNA replication system...
  8. BLUETONGUE VIRUS MORPHOGENESIS
    Polly Roy; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..g., use of antagonist proteins, peptides, etc.) to test the processes involved in the assembly of BTV components...
  9. BLUETONGUE VIRUS MORPHOGENESIS
    Polly Roy; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  10. Studying the oviposition of Anopheles gambiae: the development of novel tools for
    Steven Lindsay; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  11. GENES UNDERLYING ETHNIC DIFFERENCES IN DISEASE RISK
    Paul McKeigue; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The program and the markers will be beta-tested on data from studies in admixed populations now under way in the USA, the Caribbean, and Australia The program will be made publicly available via the web. ..