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Ethnic and age differences in right-left breast asymmetry in a large population-based screening population.

Br J Radiol 2020 Jan 4;93(1105):20190328. Epub 2019 Nov 4.

Department of Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1259/bjr.20190328DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6948085PMC
January 2020

Ethnoracial and social trends in breast cancer staging at diagnosis in Brazil, 2001-14: a case only analysis.

Lancet Glob Health 2019 Jun;7(6):e784-e797

Departamento de Epidemiologia, Instituto de Medicina Social, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(19)30151-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6527520PMC
June 2019

Circulating Growth and Sex Hormone Levels and Breast Tissue Composition in Young Nulliparous Women.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2018 12 18;27(12):1500-1508. Epub 2018 Sep 18.

Department of Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-18-0036DOI Listing
December 2018

Adjusting for BMI in analyses of volumetric mammographic density and breast cancer risk.

Breast Cancer Res 2018 12 29;20(1):156. Epub 2018 Dec 29.

Faculty of Population Health Sciences, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, WC1N 1EH, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13058-018-1078-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6311032PMC
December 2018

THREE AUTHORS REPLY.

Am J Epidemiol 2018 09;187(9):2070-2071

Department of Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, London, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwy109DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6118065PMC
September 2018

Maternal Prepregnancy Weight Status and Adolescent Eating Disorder Behaviors: A Longitudinal Study of Risk Pathways.

Epidemiology 2018 07;29(4):579-589

From the Population, Policy and Practice Research Program, Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, UCL, London, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/EDE.0000000000000850DOI Listing
July 2018

Levels of disability in the older population of England: Comparing binary and ordinal classifications.

Disabil Health J 2017 Oct 25;10(4):509-517. Epub 2017 Jan 25.

Department of Medical Statistics, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London WC1E 7HT, UK. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2017.01.005DOI Listing
October 2017

Pathways between Socioeconomic Disadvantage and Childhood Growth in the Scottish Longitudinal Study, 1991-2001.

PLoS One 2016 13;11(10):e0164853. Epub 2016 Oct 13.

Department of Medical Statistics, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5063393PMC
May 2017

An Assessment and Extension of the Mechanism-Based Approach to the Identification of Age-Period-Cohort Models.

Demography 2017 04;54(2):721-743

Centre for Statistical Methodology and Department of Medical Statistics, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13524-017-0562-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5371644PMC
April 2017

COPD disease severity and the risk of venous thromboembolic events: a matched case-control study.

Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 2016 28;11:899-908. Epub 2016 Apr 28.

Department of Respiratory Epidemiology, Occupational Medicine and Public Health, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, London, UK; Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/COPD.S100533DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4854236PMC
January 2017

Commentary: The formal approach to quantitative causal inference in epidemiology: misguided or misrepresented?

Int J Epidemiol 2016 12;45(6):1817-1829

Department of Applied Mathematics, Computer Sciences and Statistics, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyw227DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5841837PMC
December 2016

Disability and all-cause mortality in the older population: evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.

Eur J Epidemiol 2016 08 13;31(8):735-46. Epub 2016 May 13.

Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Department of Social Science, UCL Institute of Education, University College London, 55-59 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0NU, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10654-016-0160-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5005412PMC
August 2016

Commentary: Incorporating concepts and methods from causal inference into life course epidemiology.

Int J Epidemiol 2016 08;45(4):1006-1010

LSHTM Centre for Statistical Methodology and Department of Medical Statistics, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyw103DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5965915PMC
August 2016

Improved incidence estimates from linked vs. stand-alone electronic health records.

J Clin Epidemiol 2016 07 9;75:66-9. Epub 2016 Jan 9.

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2016.01.005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4922622PMC
July 2016

Assessing within-woman changes in mammographic density: a comparison of fully versus semi-automated area-based approaches.

Cancer Causes Control 2016 Apr 4;27(4):481-91. Epub 2016 Feb 4.

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10552-016-0722-9DOI Listing
April 2016

Antenatal blood pressure for prediction of pre-eclampsia, preterm birth, and small for gestational age babies: development and validation in two general population cohorts.

BMJ 2015 Nov 17;351:h5948. Epub 2015 Nov 17.

MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit at the University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2BN, UK School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2BN, UK.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4647185PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h5948DOI Listing
November 2015

Gestational-age-specific reference ranges for blood pressure in pregnancy: findings from a prospective cohort.

J Hypertens 2015 Jan;33(1):96-105

aMRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit at the University of Bristol bSchool of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol cCentre for Statistical Methodology dDepartment of Medical Statistics, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London eSchool of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HJH.0000000000000368DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4255761PMC
January 2015

Comment on Tu et al. 2013. A critical evaluation of statistical approaches to examining the role of growth trajectories in the developmental origins of health and disease.

Int J Epidemiol 2014 Oct 27;43(5):1662-4. Epub 2014 Feb 27.

School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, UK and Department of Medical Statistics and Centre for Statistical Methodology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyu032DOI Listing
October 2014

Peak flow rate and death due to coronary heart disease: 30-year results from the Northwick Park Heart cohort study.

Open Heart 2014 8;1(1):e000164. Epub 2014 Oct 8.

Department of Medical Statistics , London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine , London , UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/openhrt-2014-000164DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4195218PMC
October 2014

Using multi-level data to estimate the effect of social capital on hazardous alcohol consumption in the former Soviet Union.

Eur J Public Health 2014 Aug 27;24(4):572-7. Epub 2014 Jan 27.

1 Department of Health Services Research and Policy, European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition (ECOHOST), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckt213DOI Listing
August 2014

Intergenerational determinants of offspring size at birth: a life course and graphical analysis using the Aberdeen Children of the 1950s Study (ACONF).

Int J Epidemiol 2014 Jun 25;43(3):749-59. Epub 2014 Feb 25.

Centre for Longitudinal Research & School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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https://academic.oup.com/ije/article-lookup/doi/10.1093/ije/
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyu028DOI Listing
June 2014

Editorial: The evolving Practice of Epidemiology.

Am J Epidemiol 2014 Jan 25;179(1):1-3. Epub 2013 Nov 25.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwt293DOI Listing
January 2014

Effects of birth size, post-natal growth and current size on insulin resistance in 9-year-old children: a prospective cohort study.

Eur J Pediatr 2013 Sep 8;172(9):1207-14. Epub 2013 May 8.

Discipline of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, School of Paediatrics & Reproductive Health, The University of Adelaide, Mail Drop 327, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00431-013-2017-4DOI Listing
September 2013

Selection bias and patterns of confounding in cohort studies: the case of the NINFEA web-based birth cohort.

J Epidemiol Community Health 2012 Nov 6;66(11):976-81. Epub 2011 Dec 6.

Cancer Epidemiology Unit, CeRMS and CPO-Piemonte, University of Turin, Via Santena 7, Turin 10126, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jech-2011-200065DOI Listing
November 2012

Using causal diagrams to guide analysis in missing data problems.

Stat Methods Med Res 2012 Jun 9;21(3):243-56. Epub 2011 Mar 9.

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0962280210394469DOI Listing
June 2012

Cause-specific mortality in professional flight crew and air traffic control officers: findings from two UK population-based cohorts of over 20,000 subjects.

Int Arch Occup Environ Health 2012 Apr 15;85(3):283-93. Epub 2011 Jun 15.

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00420-011-0660-5DOI Listing
April 2012

Social origin, schooling and individual change in intelligence during childhood influence long-term mortality: a 68-year follow-up study.

Int J Epidemiol 2012 Apr 7;41(2):398-404. Epub 2011 Oct 7.

CHESS, Centre for Health Equity Studies, Stockholm University/Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyr139DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3324451PMC
April 2012

The combined influence of parental education and preterm birth on school performance.

J Epidemiol Community Health 2011 Sep 27;65(9):764-9. Epub 2010 May 27.

Centre for Health Equity Studies (CHESS), Stockholm University/Karolinska Institutet, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jech.2009.105569DOI Listing
September 2011

Intergenerational correlations in size at birth and the contribution of environmental factors: The Uppsala Birth Cohort Multigenerational Study, Sweden, 1915-2002.

Am J Epidemiol 2011 Jul 26;174(1):52-62. Epub 2011 May 26.

Department of Medical Statistics, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwr032DOI Listing
July 2011

Subjective measures of socio-economic position and the wealth index: a comparative analysis.

Health Policy Plan 2011 May 3;26(3):223-32. Epub 2010 Sep 3.

MRC Centre for Causal Analyses in Translational Epidemiology, University of Bristol, Oakfield House, Oakfield Grove, Bristol, BS8 2BN, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/heapol/czq043DOI Listing
May 2011

Circulating levels of coagulation and inflammation markers and cancer risks: individual participant analysis of data from three long-term cohorts.

Int J Epidemiol 2010 Jun 24;39(3):699-709. Epub 2010 Mar 24.

Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyq012DOI Listing
June 2010

Long-term association of routine blood count (Coulter) variables on fatal coronary heart disease: 30-year results from the first prospective Northwick Park Heart Study (NPHS-I).

Int J Epidemiol 2010 Feb 13;39(1):256-65. Epub 2009 Jul 13.

Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyp245DOI Listing
February 2010

Linear mixed models for replication data to efficiently allow for covariate measurement error.

Stat Med 2009 Nov;28(25):3158-78

Medical Statistics Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, U.K.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sim.3713DOI Listing
November 2009

Lifestyle of UK commercial aircrews relative to air traffic controllers and the general population.

Aviat Space Environ Med 2008 Oct;79(10):964-74

Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3357/asem.2315.2008DOI Listing
October 2008

First-event or marginal estimation of cause-specific hazards for analysing correlated multivariate failure-time data?

Stat Med 2008 Mar;27(6):922-36

Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sim.2944DOI Listing
March 2008

Years of sunlight exposure and cataract: a case-control study in a Mediterranean population.

BMC Ophthalmol 2007 Nov 26;7:18. Epub 2007 Nov 26.

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2415-7-18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2234085PMC
November 2007

Commentary: fibrinogen and coronary heart disease--test of causality by 'Mendelian' randomization by Keavney et al.

Int J Epidemiol 2006 Aug 26;35(4):944-7. Epub 2006 Jul 26.

Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyl149DOI Listing
August 2006

Statistical issues in life course epidemiology.

Am J Epidemiol 2006 Jan 23;163(1):84-96. Epub 2005 Nov 23.

Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwj003DOI Listing
January 2006

The cognitive cost of being a twin: evidence from comparisons within families in the Aberdeen children of the 1950s cohort study.

BMJ 2005 Dec 18;331(7528):1306. Epub 2005 Nov 18.

Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.38633.594387.3ADOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1298851PMC
December 2005

The impact of stage and cell type on the prognosis of pulmonary neuroendocrine tumors.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2005 Oct;130(4):969-72

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2005.05.041DOI Listing
October 2005

Birth weight and breast cancer.

N Engl J Med 2005 Jan;352(3):304-6; author reply 304-6

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January 2005

Issues in the reporting of epidemiological studies: a survey of recent practice.

BMJ 2004 Oct 6;329(7471):883. Epub 2004 Oct 6.

Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.38250.571088.55DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC523109PMC
October 2004

Separating within and between effects in family studies: an application to the study of blood pressure in children.

Stat Med 2004 Sep;23(17):2745-56

Medical Statistics Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sim.1853DOI Listing
September 2004

A district-based analysis of stillbirth and infant mortality rates in Italy: 1989-93.

Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 2003 Jan;17(1):22-32

Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-3016.2003.00462.xDOI Listing
January 2003

Risk factors for breast cancer at young ages in twins: an international population-based study.

J Natl Cancer Inst 2002 Aug;94(16):1238-46

Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jnci/94.16.1238DOI Listing
August 2002

Vitamin C is associated with reduced risk of cataract in a Mediterranean population.

J Nutr 2002 Jun;132(6):1299-306

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jn/132.6.1299DOI Listing
June 2002

Prenatal factors, childhood growth trajectories and age at menarche.

Int J Epidemiol 2002 Apr;31(2):405-12

Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/31.2.405DOI Listing
April 2002

Determinants of the availability and accuracy of self-reported birth weight in middle-aged and elderly women.

Am J Epidemiol 2002 Feb;155(4):379-84

Department of Academic Oncology, Guy's Hospital, London, England.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aje/155.4.379DOI Listing
February 2002