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20052020

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2020

Associations between maternal inflammation during pregnancy and infant birth outcomes in the Seychelles Child Development Study: Maternal inflammation and birth outcomes

Yeates, A. J., McSorley, E. M., Mulhern, M. S., Spence, T., Crowe, W., Grzesik, K., Thurston, S., Watson, G., Myers, G., Davidson, P., Shamlaye, C., Edwin, V. W. & Strain, S., 1 Feb 2020, In : Journal of Reproductive Immunology. 137, 6 p., 102623.

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Maternal long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid status, methyl mercury exposure and birth outcomes in a high fish-eating mother-child cohort

Yeates, A. J., Zavez, A., Thurston, S. W., McSorley, E. M., Mulhern, M. S., Alhamdow, A., Engstrom, K., Wahlberg, K., Strain, S., Watson, G. E., Myers, G. J., Davidson, P. W., Shamlaye, C. F., Broberg, K. & van Wijngaarden, E., 20 May 2020, In : Journal of Nutrition.

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Methylmercury and long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids are associated with immune dysregulation in young adults from the Seychelles child development study.

McSorley, E. M., van Wijngaarden, E., Yeates, A. J., Spence, T., Mulhern, M. S., Harrington, D., Thurston, S., Love, T., Jusko, T., Allsopp, P. J., Conway, M., Davidson, P., Myers, G., Watson, G., Shamlaye, C. & Strain, S., 1 Apr 2020, In : Environmental Research. 183, 8 p., 109072.

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2019

Associations of blood mercury and fatty acid concentrations with blood mitochondrial DNA copy number in the Seychelles Child Development Nutrition Study

Xu, Y., Wahlberg, K., Love, T. M., Watson, G. E., Yeates, A. J., Mulhern, M. S., Mc Sorley, E. M., Strain, JJ., Davidson, P. W., Shamlaye, C. F., Rand, M. D., Myers, G. J., van Wijngaarden, E. & Broberg, K., 1 Mar 2019, In : Environment International. 124, p. 278-283 6 p.

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Maternal Gestational Immune Response and Autism Spectrum Disorder Phenotypes at 7 Years of Age in the Seychelles Child Development Study

Irwin, J. L., Yeates, A. J., Mulhern, M. S., Mc Sorley, E. M., Strain, J. J., Watson, G. E., Grzesik, K., Thurston, S. W., Love, T. M., Smith, T. H., Mruzek, D. W., Shamlaye, C. F., Monthy, C., Myers, G. J., Davidson, P. W. & van Wijngaarden, E., 1 Jul 2019, In : Molecular Neurobiology. 56, p. 5000-5008 9 p.

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Maternal immune markers during pregnancy and child neurodevelopmental outcomes at age 20 months in the Seychelles Child Development Study

Irwin, J. L., McSorley, E. M., Yeates, A. J., Mulhern, M. S., Strain, J. J., Watson, G. E., Grzesik, K., Thurston, S. W., Love, T. M., Smith, T. H., Broberg, K., Shamlaye, C. F., Myers, G. J., Davidson, P. W. & van Wijngaarden, E., 15 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Neuroimmunology. 335, 577023.

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Prenatal and recent methylmercury exposure and heart rate variability in young adults: the Seychelles Child Development Study

Zareba, W., Thurston, S. W., Zareba, G., Couderc, J. P., Evans, K., Xia, J., Watson, G. E., Strain, J. J., McSorley, E. M., Yeates, A. J., Mulhern, M. S., Shamlaye, C. F., Bovet, P., van Wijngaarden, E., Davidson, P. W. & Myers, G. J., 1 Jul 2019, In : Neurotoxicology and Teratology. 74, 9 p., 106810.

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2018

Associations of maternal immune response and MeHg exposure at 28 weeks gestation in the Seychelles Child Development Study: Methylmercury, PUFA and pregnancy immune function

Mc Sorley, E. M., Yeates, A. J., Mulhern, M. S., van Wijngaarden, E., Grzesik, K., Thurston, S. W., Spence, T., Crowe, W., Davidson, P. W., Zareba, G., Myers, G. J., Watson, G., Shamlaye, C. F. & Strain, J. J., 17 Sep 2018, In : American Journal of Reproductive Immunology. p. 1-11 11 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
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Cow milk consumption increases iodine status in women of childbearing age in a randomized controlled trial

O'Kane, M., Pourshahidi, K., Mulhern, M. S., Strain, JJ., Mackle, E., Koca, D., Schomburg, L., Hill, S., O'Reilly, J., Kmiotek, D., Deitrich, C., Bath, S. C. & Yeates, A. J., 12 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Nutrition. 148, 3, p. 401-408

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Dietary Determinants of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid (PUFA) Status in a High Fish-Eating Cohort during Pregnancy

Conway, M., Mulhern, M. S., Mc Sorley, E. M., van Wijngaarden, E., Strain, J. J., Myers, G., Davidson, P. W., Shamlaye, C. F. & Yeates, A. J., 20 Jul 2018, In : Nutrients. 10, 7, 14 p.

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Maternal polymorphisms in glutathione-related genes are associated with maternal mercury concentrations and early child neurodevelopment in a population with a fish-rich diet

Wahlberg, K., Love, T. M., Pineda, D., Engstrom, K., Watson, G. E., Thurston, S. W., Yeates, A. J., Mulhern, M. S., McSorley, E. M., Strain, J. J., Smith, T. H., Davidson, P. W., Shamlaye, C. F., Myers, GJ., Rand, M. D., van Wijngaarden, E. & Broberg, K., 30 Jun 2018, In : Environment International. 115, p. 142-149 7 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
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The Effect of Processing and Seasonallity on the Iodine and Selenium Concentration of Cow's Milk Produced in Northern Ireland (NI): Implications for Population Dietary Intake

O'Kane, M., Pourshahidi, L. K., Mulhern, M. S., Weir, R., Hill, S., O'Reilly, J., Kmiotek, D., Deitrich, C., Mackle, E., Fitzgerald, E., Lowis, C., Johnston, M., Strain, JJ. & Yeates, A. J., 25 Feb 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Nutrients. 10, 287

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2017

Knowledge and awareness of the new SACN vitamin D dietary guidelines

Mulhern, M. S., Boyle, S., Burgess, H. C., Byrne, N., McKeown, C. & Pourshahidi, L. K., 29 Sep 2017, In : PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY. 76, OCE3, p. E61

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Maternal Vitamin D Status and the Relationship with Neonatal Anthropometric and Childhood Neurodevelopmental Outcomes: Results from the Seychelles Child Development Nutrition Study

Laird, E., Thurston, S., van Wijngaarden, E., Shamlaye, C., Myers, G., Davidson, P., Watson, G., McSorley, E. M., Mulhern, M. S., Yeates, A. J., Ward, M., McNulty, H. & Strain, JJ., 11 Nov 2017, In : Nutrients. 9, 11, p. 1235-1247 13 p., 1235.

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12 Citations (Scopus)
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Polyunsaturated fatty acid status and methylmercury exposure are not associated with leukocyte telomere length in mothers or their children in the Seychelles Child Development Study

Yeates, A. J., Thurston, S. W., Li, H., Mulhern, M. S., McSorley, E. M., Watson, G. E., Shamlaye, C. F., Strain, JJ., Myers, G. J., Davidson, P. W., Van Wijngaarden, E. & Broberg, K., 1 Nov 2017, In : Journal of Nutrition. 147, 11, p. 2018-2024

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8 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Indices of adiposity as predictors of cardiometabolic risk and inflammation in young adults

Pourshahidi, K., Wallace, J. M. W., Mulhern, M. S., Horigan, G., Strain, JJ., McSorley, E., Magee, P., Bonham, M. P. & Livingstone, B., 27 Jan 2016, In : Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. 29, 1, p. 26-37 12 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
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10 Citations (Scopus)
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Polymorphisms in ATP-binding cassette transporters associated with maternal methylmercury disposition and infant neurodevelopment in mother-infant pairs in the Seychelles Child Development Study

Engstrom, K., Love, T. M., Watson, G. E., Zareba, G., Yeates, A. J., Wahlberg, K., Alhamdow, A., Thurston, S. W., Mulhern, M. S., McSorley, E. M., Strain, JJ., Davidson, P. W., Shamlaye, C. F., Myers, G. J., Rand, M. D., van Wijngaarden, E. & Broberg, K., 30 Sep 2016, In : Environment International. 94, p. 224-229 6 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)
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Validation of a food frequency questionnaire to determine vitamin D intakes using the method of triads

Weir, R. R., Carson, E. L., Mulhern, M. S., Laird, E., Healy, M. & Pourshahidi, K., Apr 2016, In : Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. 29, 2, p. 255-261 6 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Genetic variation in FADS genes is associated with maternal long-chain PUFA status but not with cognitive development of infants in a high fish-eating observational study

Yeates, A. J., Love, T. M., Engström, K., Mulhern, M., McSorley, EM., Grzesik, K., Alhamdow, A., Wahlberg, K., Thurston, S. W., Davidson, P. W., van Wijngaarden, E., Watson, G. E., Shamlaye, C. F., Myers, G. J., Strain, JJ. & Broberg, K., 2015, In : Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids (PLEFA). 102-103, p. 13-20 7 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)
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Prenatal exposure to methyl mercury from fish consumption and polyunsaturated fatty acids: associations with child development at 20 mo of age in an observational study in the Republic of Seychelles

Strain, J. J., Yeates, A. J., van Wijngaarden, E., Thurston, S. W., Mulhern, M. S., McSorley, E. M., Watson, G. E., Love, T. M., Smith, T. H., Yost, K., Harrington, D., Shamlaye, C. F., Henderson, J., Myers, G. J. & Davidson, P. W., 31 Mar 2015, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 101, 3, p. 530-537 8 p.

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59 Citations (Scopus)

The association between vitamin D status, muscle strength, power and cardiorespiratory fitness in adolescents from the Young Hearts Study

Carson, E., Pourshahidi, K., Boreham, C. A., Hill, T. R., Cashman, K. D., Strain, JJ. & Mulhern, M. S., 2015, In : PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY. 74, OCE2, p. E163

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Vitamin D, Muscle Function, and Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Adolescents From the Young Hearts Study.

Carson, E. L., Pourshahidi, K., Hill, T. R., Cashman, K. D., Strain, JJ., Boreham, C. A. & Mulhern, M. S., Dec 2015, In : The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism. 100, 12, p. 4621-4628 7 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)
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2014
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Validation of a vitamin D food frequency questionnaire using the method of triads

Weir, R. R., Carson, E. L., Mulhern, M. S., Strain, JJ., Laird, E., Healy, M. & Pourshahidi, L. K., 2014, In : Nutrients. 6, 7, p. 2871-2872

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Vitamin D status in COPD patients: a preliminary seasonal observation study

Carson, E. L., Pourshahidi, K., Baldrick, F. R., Kelly, M., Madigan, S. M., Strain, JJ. & Mulhern, M. S., 2014, In : PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY. 73, OCE2, p. E82

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2013

Associations of Prenatal Mercury Exposure From Maternal Fish Consumption and Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids With Child Neurodevelopment: A Prospective Cohort Study in Italy.

Valent, F., Mariuz, M., Bin, M., Little, D., Mazej, D., Tognin, V., Tratnik, J., McAfee, A., Mulhern, M. S., Parpinel, M., Carrozzi, M., Horvat, M., Tamburlini, G. & Barbone, F., 2013, In : Journal of Epidemiology. 10

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56 Citations (Scopus)

Choline status and neurodevelopmental outcomes at 5 years of age in the Seychelles Child Development Nutrition Study.

Strain, J. J., van Wijngaarden, E., Kobrosly, RW., Bonham, M. P., Mulhern, M. S., McAfee, A., Davidson, PW., Shamlaye, CF., Henderson, J., Watson, GE., Thurston, SW., Wallace, JMW., Ueland, PM., Myers, GJ. & McSorley, E. M., 2013, In : BRITISH JOURNAL OF NUTRITION. 9, p. 1-7

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17 Citations (Scopus)

Maternal long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid status is associated with child growth

Mulhern, M. S., Yeates, A., McSorley, E. M., Wallace, J. M. W., Myers, G. J., Davidson, P. W., Thurston, S. W., Shamlaye, C. F., Henderson, J., Watson, G. E., van Wijngaarden, E. & Strain, JJ., Jan 2013, In : PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY. 72, p. OCE2

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Neurodevelopmental outcomes at 5 years in children exposed prenatally to maternal dental amalgam: The Seychelles Child Development Nutrition Study

Watson, G. E., van Wijngaarden, E., Love, T. M. T., McSorley, E. M., Bonham, M. P., Mulhern, M. S., Yeates, A. J., Davidson, P. W., Shamlaye, C. F., STRAIN, J. J., Thurston, S. W., Harrington, D., Zareba, G., Wallace, J. MW. & Myers, G. J., 13 Jul 2013, In : Neurotoxicology and Teratology. 39, p. 57-62

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19 Citations (Scopus)

Prenatal methyl mercury exposure in relation to neurodevelopment and behavior at 19 years of age in the Seychelles Child Development Study

van Wijngaarden, E., Thurston, S. W., Myers, G. J., STRAIN, JJ., Weiss, B., Zarcone, T., Watson, G. E., Zareba, C. F., McSorley, E. M., Mulhern, M. S., Yeates, A. J., Henderson, J., Gedeon, J., Shamlaye, C. F. & Davidson, P. W., 14 Jun 2013, In : Neurotoxicology and Teratology. 39, p. 19-25

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29 Citations (Scopus)

Vitamin D and muscle function in adolescents from the Young Hearts study

Carson, E. L., Pourshahidi, K., Boreham, C. A., Strain, JJ. & Mulhern, M. S., 2013, In : PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY. 72, OCE3, p. E115

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2012

Effect of adiposity on vitamin D status and the 25-hydroxycholecalciferol response to supplementation in healthy young and older Irish adults

Forsythe, K., Livingstone, M. B. E., Mulhern, M., Horigan, G., McSorley, E. M., Bonham, M. P., Magee, P., Hill, T. R., Lucey, A. J., Cashman, K. D., Kiely, M., Strain, JJ. & Wallace, J. M. W., Jan 2012, In : BRITISH JOURNAL OF NUTRITION. 107, 1, p. 126-134

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40 Citations (Scopus)

Incremental cholecalciferol supplementation up to 15 µg/d throughout winter at 51-55°N has no effect on biomarkers of cardiovascular risk in healthy young and older adults

Muldowney, S., Lucey, AJ., Hill, TR., Taylor, N., Wallace, JMW., Horigan, G., Mulhern, M. S., Bonham, MP., McSorley, E. M., Strain, JJ., Cashman, KD. & Kiely, M., 2012, In : Journal of Nutrition. in pre, p. in-press

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Intakes and adequacy of potentially important nutrients for cognitive development among 5-year-old children in the Seychelles Child Development and Nutrition Study

McAfee, A. J., Mulhern, M. S., McSorley, E. M., Wallace, J., Bonham, M. P., Faure, J., Romain, S., Esther, C., Shamlaye, C. F., Watson, G. E., Myers, G. J., Clarkson, T. W., Davidson, P. W. & Strain, JJ., 10 Feb 2012, In : Public Health Nutrition. 0, p. 1-8

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Maternal PUFA Status but Not Prenatal Methylmercury Exposure Is Associated with Children's Language Functions at Age Five Years in the Seychelles.

Strain, JJ., Davidson, P. W., Thurston, S. W., Harrington, D., Mulhern, M. S., McAfee, A., van Wijngaarden, E., Shamlaye, C. F., Henderson, J., Watson, G. E., Zareba, G., Cory-Slechta, D. A., Lynch, M., Wallace, JMW., McSorley, E. M., Bonham, M. P., Stokes-Riner, A., Sloane-Reeves, J., Janciuras, J., Wong, R. & 2 others, Clarkson, T. W. & Myers, G. J., 2012, In : Journal of Nutrition. 142, p. in -press

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42 Citations (Scopus)

Plasma total cysteine is a determinant of adiposity in healthy adolescents living in the Republic of Seychelles

McAfee, A. J., Mulhern, M. S., Ueland, P. M., McSorley, E. M., Wallace, J. M. W., Watson, G. E., Myers, G. E., van Wijngaarden, E., Shamlaye, C., Davidson, P. W. & STRAIN, JJ., 2012, In : PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY. 71, OCE2 E

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Prenatal Exposure to Dental Amalgam in the Seychelles Child Development Nutrition Study: Associations with Neurodevelopmental Outcomes at 9 and 30 Months

Watson, G. E., Evans, K., Thurston, S. W., van Wijngaarden, E., Wallace, J. M. W., McSorley, E. M., Bonham, M. P., Mulhern, M. S., McAfee, A., Davidson, P. W., Shamlaye, C. F., Strain, JJ., Love, T., Zareba, G. & Myers, G. M., 2012, In : Neurotoxicology.. 11, p. in -press

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16 Citations (Scopus)

The relationship between body composition and vitamin E status in females aged 18–40 years

Mullee, A., Mulhern, M. S., Wallace, J. & Strain, JJ., Jan 2012, In : PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY. 71, p. OCE2

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Vitamin D status in pregnancy: Data from the Seychelles Child Development Nutrition Study

Laird, E., Ward, M., McNulty, H., Wallace, J. MW., McSorley, E. M., Mulhern, M. S., McAfee, A., Myers, G. J., Davidson, P. W., Thurston, S. W., Shamlaye, C. F., Watson, G. E., van Wijngaarden, E. & Strain, JJ., Jan 2012, In : PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY. 71, p. OCE2

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Vitamin D status is a predictor of telomere length during pregnancy

Mulhern, M. S., Broberg, K., McAfee, A., Laird, E., Li, H., Wallace, J., McSorley, E. M., Myers, G. J., Davidson, P. W., Thurston, S. W., Shamlaye, C. F., Watson, G. E., van Wijngaarden, E. & Strain, JJ., Jan 2012, In : PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY. 71, p. OCE2

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2011
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35 Citations (Scopus)