2014 Publications


Achkar M, Woolcott C, Spencer A, Giguere Y, Armason A, Forest JC, Dodds L, Weiler HVitamin D status in early pregnancy and risk of preeclampsia.  Am J Obstetr Gynecol  2014 Nov 13. pii: S0002-9378(14)02208-X. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2014.11.009.

Alu’datt M H, Rababah T, Ereifej K, Gammoh S, Alhamad MN, Mhaidat N, Kubow S, Johargy A, and Alnaiemi OJ. Investigation of natural lipid−phenolic interactions on biological properties of virgin olive oil. J Agric Food Chem.

Basu N, Tutino R, Zhang Z, Cantonwine D, Goodrich J, Somers E, Rodriguez L, Schnaas L, Solano M, Mercado A, Peterson K, Sanchez B, Hernández-Avila M, Hu H, Tellez-Rojo M. 2014. Mercury Levels in Pregnant Women, Children, and Seafood from Mexico City.  Environmental Research. 135: 63-69.

Basu N, Goodrich J, Head J. 2014. Ecogenetics of mercury: From genetic polymorphisms and epigenetics to risk assessment and decision-making. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 33: 1248-1258. 

Basu N, Janz D. 2014. Organometal(loid)s.  Organic Chemical Toxicology of Fishes. 33: 141-194.

Bethke PC, Nassar AMK, Kubow S, Leclerc Y, Li X-Q, Haroon M, Molen T, Bamberg J, Martin M, Donnelly DJ. 2014. History and origin of Russet Burbank (Netted Gem) a Sport of Burbank. 2014, Am. J. Potato Res. 91:594-609.

Brazeau A-S, Leong A, Meltzer SJ, Cruz R, DaCosta D, Hendrickson-Nelson M, Joseph L, Dasgupta K and MoMM study group. “Group-based activities with on-site childcare and online support improve glucose tolerance in women within 5 years of gestational diabetes pregnancy” Cardiovascular Diabetology. 2014, 13:104. 

Bukania Z, Mwangi M, Karanja RM, Mutisya R, Kombe Y, Kaduka LU,  Johns T. 2014. Food insecurity and not dietary diversity is a predictor of nutrition status in children within semiarid agro-ecological zones in Eastern Kenya. Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism. 2014: 907153. doi:10.1155/2014/907153.

Burt J, Dubé J, Thibault L and Greuber R. Sleep and eating in childhood: a potential behavioral mechanism underlying the relationship between poor sleep and obesity. Sleep Medicine, 15: 71-75, 2014.

Burton A, Basu N, Ellis B, Kapo K, Entrekin S, Nadelhoffer K.  2014. Hydraulic "Fracking": Are Surface Water Impacts a Concern?  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.  33(8):1679-89. 

Cafiero C, Melgar-Quiñonez HR, Ballard TJ, Kepple AW. Validity and reliability of food security measures. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2014 Dec;1331:230-48. doi: 10.1111/nyas.12594. Epub 2014 Nov 18.

Chatterjee M, Sarkar S, Basu N.  2014. Mercury Exposure Assessment in Fish and Humans from the Sundarban Mangrove Wetlands of India. Indian Journal of GeoMarine Sciences. 43(6): 1095-1101.

El Hayek J, Pham TT, Finch S, Hazell T, Vanstone C, Weiler HValidity and reproducibility of a short food frequency questionnaire in assessing calcium and vitamin D intake in Canadian preschoolers.  EC Nutrition 2014, 1(1):9-18.

Ellery CVL, Weiler H, Hazell TJ. Physical activity assessment tools for use in overweight and obese children.  Int J Obesity 2014 Jan;38(1):1-10. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2013.125.

Evers DC, Schmutz JA, Basu N, deSorbo CR, Fair JS, Gray CE, Paruk J, Perkins M, Regan K, Uher-Koch BD, Wright KG. 2014. Mercury exposure and risk in yellow-billed loons breeding in Alaska and Canada. Waterbirds 37: 147-159.

Fatani T, Sharma AK, Weiler HA, Shehy O, Berard A, Rodd C. Differential low uptake of free vitamin D supplements in preterm infants: the Quebec experience. BMC Pediatr 2014 Nov 30; 14(1):291 [Epub ahead of print].

Feldman F, Moore C, da Silva L, Gaspard G, Gustafson L, Singh S, Barr SI, Kitts DD, Li W, Weiler HA, Green TJ. Effectiveness and safety of a high dose weekly vitamin D (20000 IU) protocol in older adults living in residential care. JAGS. Aug;62(8):1546-50. doi: 10.1111/jgs.12927. Epub 2014 Jul 15.

Gallo S, Comeau K, Sharma A, Vanstone C, Agellon S, Mitchell J, Weiler H, Rodd C. Redefining normal bone and mineral biochemistry reference intervals for healthy infants in Canada. Clin Biochem Jul 23. pii: S0009-9120(14)00504-9. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2014.07.012. [Epub ahead of print].

Gallo S, Comeau K, Agellon S, Vanstone C, Sharma A, Jones G, L’Abbe M, Khamessan A, Weiler H, Rodd C. Methodological issues in assessing plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration in newborn infants.  Bone. 2014 Apr;61:186-90.doi: 10.1016/j.bone.2014.01.012. Epub 2014 Jan 25. PubMed PMID: 2447337310.1016/j.bone.2014.01.012. [Epub ahead of print]

Gray-Donald K, St-Arnaud-McKenzie D, Gaudreau P, Morais JA, Shatenstein B, Payette H. Protein intake protects against weight loss in healthy community-dwelling older adults. J Nutr 2014;144:321-6.

Haas JD, Rahn M, Venkatramanan S, Marquis GS, Wenger MJ, Murray-Kolb LE, Wesley AS, Reinhart GA. Double-fortified salt is efficacious in improving indicators of iron deficiency in female Indian tea pickers. Journal of Nutrition. 2014;144(6):957-64.

Harris CS, Lamont E, Cuerrier A, Haddad PS, Arnason JT, Bennett SAL, Johns T. 2014. Investigating wild berries as a dietary approach to reducing the formation of advanced glycation endproducts: Correlation with in vitro antioxidant activity. Plant Foods for Human Nutrition. 69:71-77.

Hatzakorzian R, Shum-Tim D, Wykes L, Hülshoff A, Bui H, Nitschmann E, Lattermann R, Schricker T. Glucose and insulin administration while maintaining normoglycemia inhibit whole protein protein breakdown and synthesis after cardiac surgery. J Appl Physiol 2014 Dec 1;117(11):1380-7. doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00175.2014.

Hazell TJ, Sharma AK, Vanstone CA, Gagnon I, Pham TT, Finch Sl, Weiler HA, Rodd CJ.  Normative data and predictors of leg muscle function and postural control in children.  Med Sci Sports Exerc 2014 Nov; 46(11):2184-90. PMIS: 24658220.

Hazell T, Gallo S, Berzina I, Vanstone C, Rodd C, Weiler HPlasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D, moreso than its epimer, has a linear relationship to leaner body composition across infancy in healthy term born infants. Applied Physiol Nutr Metab 2014 May 1:1-7.

Head J, Mittal K, Basu N. 2014. Application of the LUminometric Methylation Assay (LUMA) to Ecological Species; Tissue Quality Requirements and a Survey of DNA Methylation Levels in Animals.  Molecular Ecology Resources.  14(5): 943-952.

Henderson M, Gray-Donald K, Rabasa-Lhoret R, Bastard J-P, Barnett TA, Benedetti A, Chaput J-P, Tremblay A,, Lambert M. Insulin secretion and its association with physical activity, fitness and screen time in children.  Obesity 2014;22;504-511.

Henderson M, Benedetti A, Gray-Donald K. Dietary composition and its associations with insulin sensitivity and insulin secretion in youth. Br J Nutr 2014; 111: 527-534.

Kalkwarf HJ, Abrams SA, Dimeglio LA, Koo WW, Specker BL, Weiler H. Bone Densitometry in Infants and Young Children: The 2013 ISCD Pediatric Official Positions. J Clin Densitom. 2014 Apr-Jun;17(2):243-57. doi: 10.1016/j.jocd.2014.01.002. Epub 2014 Mar 24.

Kubow S, Hobson L, Iskandar MM, Sabally K, Donnelly DJ, Agellon LB. Extract of Irish potatoes (Solanum tuberosum L.) decreases body weight gain and adiposity and improves glucose control in the mouse model of diet-induced obesity. Mol Nutr Food Res. 2014 Nov; 58(11):2235-8. doi: 10.1002/mnfr.201400013.

Kubow S, Fung M, Naqvi N, Lands LC. 2014. The emergence of polyphenols in the potentiation of treatment modality in cystic fibrosis. Chapter 20. Pp. 159-169. In: Diet and Exercise in Cystic Fibrosis. Ed. R.R. Watson. Academic Press.

Lartey A, Marquis GS, Mazur R, Perez-Escamilla R, Brakohiapa L, Ampofo W, Sellen D, Adu-Afarwuah S. Maternal HIV is associated with reduced growth in the first year of life among infants in the Eastern region of Ghana: the Research to Improve Infant Nutrition and Growth (RIING) Project. Maternal & Child Nutrition. 2014;10(4):604-16.

Lovat C, Nassar AMK, Kubow S, Li X-Q, Donnelly DJ. 2014. Metabolic biosynthesis of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) antioxidants and implications for human health. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 2015 Feb 12:0.

Marquis GS, Colecraft EK. Community interventions for dietary improvement in Ghana. Food & Nutrition Bulletin. 2014;35(4 Suppl):S193-7.

Matta J, Mayo N, Dionne IJ, Gaudreau P, Fülöp T, Tessier D, Gray-Donald K, Shatenstein B, Scott S, Morais JA. Interrelated factors favoring physical performance and activity in older adults from the NuAge cohort study. Exp Gerontol. 2014 Jul; 55:37-43.

Macdonald ME, Bathory LW, Shennker H, Weiler H, Berry M, Sharma S, Rodd C.  Understanding healthy pregnancies: perspective of the Inuit midwives from Northern Quebec. Can J Rural Med. 2014 Fall;19(4):128-33.

Millette M, Sharma A, Weiler H, Sheehy O, Berard A, Rodd C.  Program to provide Quebec infants with free vitamin D supplements failed to encourage participation or adherence.  Acta Paediatr. 2014 Oct:103(10):E444-9. doi: 10.1111/apa.12727.

Morales-Ruán MdelC, Méndez-Gómez Humarán I, Shamah-Levy T, Valderrama-Álvarez Z, Melgar-Quiñónez H. Food insecurity is associated with obesity in adult women of Mexico. Salud Publica Mex. 2014;56 Suppl 1:s54-61.

Mucioki M, Mucioki SK, Johns T. 2014. Intraspecific diversity and seed management of pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.) in Tharaka, Kenya: a persistent and valued traditional food crop. Economic Botany. 68: 68:397-409.   DOI 10.1007/s12231-014-9286-3.

Nassar AMK, Kubow S, Leclerc Y, Donnelly DJ. 2014. Somatic mining for phytonutrient improvement of ‘Russet Burbank’ potato. Am. J. Potato Res. 91:89-100.

Nassar AMK, Kubow S, Donnelly DJ. 2014. Somatic embryogenesis for potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) improvement. Chapter 12 In: Somatic Genome Manipulation. Ed. X-Q. Li, D.J. Donnelly, and T. Jenson (In Press). Springer. (NSERC) (Accepted August 20, 2014).

Obi E, Okafor C, Igwebe A, Ebenebe J, Afonne, OJ, Ifediata F, Orisakwe OE., Nriagu JO, Basu N. 2014. Elevated prenatal methylmercury exposure in Nigeria: Evidence from maternal and cord blood. Chemosphere. 119: 485-489.

Obi E, Orisakwe OE,  Okafor C, Igwebe A, Ebenebe, J, Afonne OJ, Ifediata F, Basu N, Nriagu JO. 2014. Towards prenatal biomonitoring in Eastern Nigeria: Assessing lead levels and anthropometric parameters of newborns. Journal of University of Occupational and Environmental Health. 36: 159-170.

O’Loughlin J, Dugas E, Brunet J, DiFranza J, Engert J, Gervais A, Gray-Donald K, Karp I, Low N, Sabiston C, Sylvestre MP, Tyndale R, Auger N, Barnett T, Belanger M, Chaiton M, Chenoweth M, Constantin E, Contreras G, Kakinami L, Labbe A, Maximova K, McMillan E, O’Loughlin E, Pabayo R, Roy-Gagnon MH, Tremblay M, Wellman R, van Hulst A, Paradis G. Cohort Profile: The Nicotine Dependence in Teens (NDIT) Study. International Journal of Epidemiology (Int J Epidemiol. 2014 July 13 Epub ahead of print.)

Ostertag SK, Shaw AC, Basu N, Chan HM. 2014. Molecular and Neurochemical Biomarkers in Arctic Beluga Whales (Delphinapterus leucas) Were Correlated to Brain Mercury and Selenium Concentrations.  Environmental Science and Technology.  48(10): 11551-11559.

Powell B, Ouarghidi A, Johns T, Tattou MI, Eyzaguirre P. 2014. Wild leafy vegetable use and knowledge across multiple sites in Morocco: a case study for transmission of local knowledge? Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine. 10:34.

Sanchez R, Schuermann Y, Gagnon-Duval L, Baldassarre H, Murphy BD, Gevry N, Agellon LB, Bordignon V, Duggavathi R. Differential abundance of IGF1, bile acids, and the genes involved in their signaling in the dominant follicle microenvironment of lactating cows and nulliparous heifers. Theriogenology. 2014 Apr 1;81(6):771-9. doi: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2014.01.005.

Segall-Correa AM, Marin-León L, Melgar-Quiñonez H, Pérez-Escamilla R. Refinement of the Brazilian Household Food Insecurity Measurement Scale: Recommendation for a 14-item EBIA. Rev. Nutr. vol.27 no.2 Campinas Mar./Apr. 2014.

Shang L, Lambert M, O’Loughlin J, Tremblay A, Gray-Donald K. The association between food patterns and adiposity in Canadian children. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 2014;39:195-201

Shumsky SA, Hickey G, Pelletier B, Johns T. Understanding the contribution of wild edible plants to rural socio-ecological resilience in semi-arid Kenya. Ecology and Society. 19 (4): 34.

Shumsky S,  Hickey GM,  Johns T, Pelletier B and Galaty J.  2014. Institutional factors affecting wild edible plant (WEP) harvest and consumption in semi-arid Kenya. Land Use Policy 38: 48– 69.

Starr LM, Odiere MR, Koski KG & Scott ME (2014) Protein deficiency alters impact of intestinal nematode infection on intestinal, visceral and lymphoid organ histopathology in lactating mice. Parasitology 141 (6) 801-13

Tabatabaei N, Rodd C, Kremer R, Khavandgar Z, Murshed M, Weiler H. Dietary vitamin D during pregnancy had dose-dependent effects on long bone density and architecture in the guinea pig offspring but not the sows. J Nutr 2014 Dec 144(12):1985-93; Oct 15. pii: jn.114.197806.

Tabatabaei N, Rodd C, Kremer R, Weiler H. High vitamin D status before conception, but not during pregnancy, is inversely associated with maternal gestational diabetes mellitus in guinea pigs. J Nutr 2014 Dec 144(12)1994-2001; Oct 23. pii: jn.114.197814.

Tabatabaei N, Giguere Y, Forest J-C, Rodd C, Kremer R, Weiler H. Osteocalcin is higher across pregnancy in Caucasian women with gestational diabetes mellitus.  Can J Diabetes 2014 Oct: 38(5):307-13.

Tabatabaei N, Rodd C, Kremer R, Weiler H. Osteocalcin, but not deoxypyridinoline, increases in response to isoflurane-induced anaesthesia in young female guinea pigs.  J Bone Miner Metab 2014. May 24.

Vega-Macedo M, Shamah-Levy T, Peinador-Roldán R, Méndez-Gómez Humarán I, Melgar-Quiñónez HFood insecurity and variety of food in Mexican households with children under five years. Salud Publica Mex. 2014;56 Suppl 1:s21-30.

Villagómez-Ornelas P, Hernández-López P, Carrasco-Enríquez B, Barrios-Sánchez K, Pérez-Escamilla R, Melgar-Quiñónez H. Statistical validity of the Mexican Food Security Scale and the Latin American and Caribbean Food Security Scale. Salud Publica Mex. 2014;56 Suppl 1:s5-s11.

Wang JW, Light K, Henderson M, O'Loughlin J, Mathieu M-E, Paradis G, Gray-Donald K. Consumption of added sugars from liquid but not solid sources predicts impaired glucose homeostasis and insulin resistance among youth at risk of obesity. J Nutr 2014;144:81-86.

Wingate KE, Jacobson K, Issenman R, Carroll M, Barker C, Israel D, Brill H, Weiler H, Barr SI, Li W, Lyon MR, Green TJ. 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Concentrations in Children with Crohn's Disease Supplemented with Either 2000 or 400 IU Daily for 6 Months: A Randomized Controlled Study. J Pediatr. 2014 Apr;164(4):860-5. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2013.11.071. Epub 2014 Jan 11.

Yin Z, Agellon S, Lavery P, Weiler H.  Dietary supplementation with long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in pregnant guinea pigs has sex-dependent effects on growth and bone outcomes in offspring.  Prostaglandins, Leuko Essent Fatty Acids 2014 Jul-Aug;91(1-2):31-8. doi: 10.1016/j.plefa.2014.05.005. Epub 2014 May 28.

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