Publications



Time Course of Change in Blood Pressure From Sodium Reduction and the DASH Diet.
Hypertension 2017 Nov;70(5):923-929
From the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD (S.P.J., M.W., E.R.M., L.J.A.); Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Baltimore, MD (S.P.J., M.W., E.R.M., L.J.A.); Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (S.P.J.); the George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, United Kingdom (M.W.); the George Institute for Global Health, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia (M.W.); and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard Medical School, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA (F.M.S., V.J.C.).



Measures of chronic kidney disease and risk of incident peripheral artery disease: a collaborative meta-analysis of individual participant data.
Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2017 Sep 14;5(9):718-728. Epub 2017 Jul 14.
Division of Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Medical Genetics, Molecular and Clinical Pharmacology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria.

Influence of Renal Impairment on Outcome for Thrombolysis-Treated Acute Ischemic Stroke: ENCHANTED (Enhanced Control of Hypertension and Thrombolysis Stroke Study) Post Hoc Analysis.
Stroke 2017 Sep 24;48(9):2605-2609. Epub 2017 Jul 24.
From the John Walls Renal Unit, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, United Kingdom (S.J.C.); The George Institute for Global Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia (X.W., M.W., J.C., C.S.A.); The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (R.I.L.); Clinica Alemana de Santiago, Facultad de Medicina, Clinica Alemana, Universidad del Desarrollo, Santiago, Chile (V.V.O., P.M.L., J.A.R.); Departamento de Ciencias Neurológicas, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Santiago (P.M.L.); Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Andrés Bello, Santiago, Chile (J.A.R.); Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Korea (J.S.K.); Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan (T.-H.L.); Westmead Clinical School (R.I.L.) and School of Public Health (M.W.), University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; Department of Neurosciences and Behavioral Sciences, Ribeirao Preto Medical School, University of Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, Brazil (O.M.P.-N.); Uo Neurologia, USL Umbria 1, Sedi di Citta di Castello e Branca, Italy (S.R.); Department of Cerebrovascular Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan (S.S.); Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore and National University Hospital (V.K.S.); Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (M.W.); The George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, United Kingdom (M.W.); Neurology Department, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (C.S.A.); The George Institute China at Peking University Health Sciences Center, Beijing (C.S.A.); and Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and NIHR Leicester Biomedical Research Centre, University of Leicester, United Kingdom (T.G.R.).

Prognostic Value of Variability in Systolic Blood Pressure Related to Vascular Events and Premature Death in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: The ADVANCE-ON Study.
Hypertension 2017 Aug 5;70(2):461-468. Epub 2017 Jun 5.
From the George Institute for Global Health (T.O., M.W., M.J., J.H., J.C.), and Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise and Eating Disorders, Sydney Medical School (S.C.), University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; The George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, United Kingdom (M.W.); Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (M.W.); Departments of Epidemiology (P.M.) and Medicine (P.M.), University of Alabama at Birmingham; Department of Physiology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (S.H.); University of Milan-Bicocca and Instituto Auxologico Italiano (G.M.); International Centre for Circulatory Health, Imperial College, London, UK (N.P.); Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, University College London (UCL) and National Institute of Health Research UCL Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre, London, UK (B.W.); and Stroke Prevention Research Unit, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford, United Kingdom (P.R.).


Pregnancy, pregnancy loss, and the risk of cardiovascular disease in Chinese women: findings from the China Kadoorie Biobank.
BMC Med 2017 Aug 8;15(1):148. Epub 2017 Aug 8.
Clinical Trials Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK.


Efficacy and Safety of Quarter-Dose Blood Pressure-Lowering Agents: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.
Hypertension 2017 Jul 5;70(1):85-93. Epub 2017 Jun 5.
From the George Institute for Global Health (A.B., C.K.C., R.W., A.S., A.P., B.N., D.P., J.T., J.C., M.W., A.R.) and Charles Perkins Centre (C.K.C., B.N.), University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; Westmead Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (C.K.C., J.T.); The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (S.H., T.U., A.R.); The University of Western Australia, Perth (G.S.H.); Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD (M.C.); Cancer Research UK and UCL Cancer Trials Centre, University College London, United Kingdom (H.-M.D.); Imperial College, London, United Kingdom (B.N., S.T.); Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia (M.N.); Curtin University, Perth, Australia (C.R.); and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (A.P., B.N.).

Low- Versus Standard-Dose Alteplase in Patients on Prior Antiplatelet Therapy: The ENCHANTED Trial (Enhanced Control of Hypertension and Thrombolysis Stroke Study).
Stroke 2017 Jul 15;48(7):1877-1883. Epub 2017 Jun 15.
From the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Unit, University of Leicester, (T.G.R.); George Institute for Global Health, Neurological and Mental Health Division (X.W., H.A., L.B., R.I.L., M.W., J.C., C.S.A.), Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales (X.W., H.A., L.B., M.W., J.C., C.S.A.), and Department of Geriatric Medicine, Westmead Clinical School (R.I.L.), University of Sydney, Australia; Stroke Trials Unit, Division of Clinical Neuroscience, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom (P.M.B.); Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute (J.P.B.); Departments of Clinical Neurosciences and Radiology, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Canada (A.M.D.); Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (G.A.D.); Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Korea (J.S.K.); Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Clinica Alemana de Santiago, Facultad de Medicina, Clinica Alemana Universidad del Desarrollo, Chile (P.M.L., V.V.O.); Departamento de Ciencias Neurológicas, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Santiago (P.M.L.); Department of Neurology, Stroke Center, Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan (T.-H.L.); Stroke Division of Neurology Service, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (S.C.O.M.); Department of Neurology, Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab, India (J.D.P.); Department of Neurology, John Hunter Hospital, University of Newcastle, Australia (M.W.P.); Department of Neurosciences and Behavioral Sciences, Ribeirao Preto Medical School, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil (O.M.P.-N.); Uo Neurologia, USL Umbria 1, Sedi di Citta di Castello e Branca, Italy (S.R.); Department of Cerebrovascular Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Osaka, Japan (S.S.); Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (V.K.S.); Division of Neurology, National University Hospital, Singapore (V.K.S.); Department of Cerebrovascular Disease, 115 People's Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (T.H.N.); The Shanghai Institute for Hypertension, Rui Jin Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, China (J.-G.W.); Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (M.W.); George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, United Kingdom (M.W.); Department of Neurology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (C.S.A.); and The George Institute China, Peking University Health Sciences Center, Beijing (C.S.A.).

Side effects and tolerability of combination blood pressure lowering according to blood pressure levels: an analysis of the PROGRESS and ADVANCE trials.
J Hypertens 2017 Jun;35(6):1318-1325
aThe George Institute for Global Health bSydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia cThe George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK dBaker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia eCentre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal, Montreal, Québec, Canada fUniversity of Melbourne and Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia gInstitute of Cardiovascular & Medical Sciences, BHF Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK hChinese Hypertension League Institute, Beijing, China iUniversity of Milan-Bicocca and Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy jHôpital Bichat - Claude Bernard and Université Paris 7, Paris, France kInternational Centre for Circulatory Health, Imperial College lNational Institute for Health Research UCL Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre, London, UK.


Cumulative in-trial and post-trial effects of blood pressure and lipid lowering: systematic review and meta-analysis.
J Hypertens 2017 May;35(5):905-913
aThe George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia bDepartment of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan cThe George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK dDepartment of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

PROX1 gene CC genotype as a major determinant of early onset of type 2 diabetes in slavic study participants from Action in Diabetes and Vascular Disease: Preterax and Diamicron MR Controlled Evaluation study.
J Hypertens 2017 May;35 Suppl 1:S24-S32
aDepartment of Medicine, Gene Medicine Services bDepartment of Medicine cDepartment of Social and Preventive Medicine, Université de Montréal, CRCHUM dDepartment of Software Engineering and the Information Technology, École de Technologie Supérieure, Montreal, Quebec, Canada eThe George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia fHôpital Bichat, Claude Bernard, Université Paris 7, Paris, France gRoyal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.





Is There Inequity in Hospital Care Among Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome Who Are Proficient and Not Proficient in English Language?: Analysis of the SNAPSHOT ACS Study.
J Cardiovasc Nurs 2017 May/Jun;32(3):288-295
Karice K. Hyun, MAppStats PhD candidate, The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Australia. Julie Redfern, PhD Deputy Director, Cardiovascular Division, The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Australia. Mark Woodward, PhD Professor of Statistics and Epidemiology, The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Australia, and The George Institute for Global Health, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, UK. Tom Briffa, PhD Associate Professor, School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia. Derek P. Chew, MPH Cardiologist, Department of Cardiology, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia. Chris Ellis, BM Cardiologist, Department of Cardiology, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand. John French, MBBS Cardiologist, Department of Cardiology, University of NSW, Liverpool Hospital, Sydney, Australia. Carolyn Astley, PhD Research Lead, The Heart Foundation, South Australia Division, Adelaide, Australia. Greg Gamble, MSc Biostatistician, Department of Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand. Kellie Nallaiah, MPH Project Manager, The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Australia. Tegwen Howell, MEcSt Manager, Research Support Network, Queensland Emergency Medicine Research Foundation, Brisbane, Australia. Karen Lintern, BHlth Cardiac Project Officer, Agency for Clinical Innovation, Sydney, Australia. Robyn Clark, PhD Professor of Nursing, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia. Kannikar Wechkunanukul, MPharm PhD Candidate, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia. David Brieger, PhD Cardiologist, Department of Cardiology, Concord Hospital, University of Sydney, Australia.


Referral for Specialist Follow-up and Its Association With Post-discharge Mortality Among Patients With Systolic Heart Failure (from the National Heart Failure Audit for England and Wales).
Am J Cardiol 2017 Feb 1;119(3):440-444. Epub 2016 Nov 1.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Radcliffe Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom. Electronic address:



Comparative prognostic performance of definitions of prediabetes: a prospective cohort analysis of the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study.
Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2017 Jan 16;5(1):34-42. Epub 2016 Nov 16.
Department of Epidemiology and the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA. Electronic address:




Plasma Lipidomic Profiles Improve on Traditional Risk Factors for the Prediction of Cardiovascular Events in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.
Circulation 2016 Nov 18;134(21):1637-1650. Epub 2016 Oct 18.
From Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, VIC, Australia (Z.H.A., P.A.M., C.K.B., N.A.M., G.W., P.J.N., B.A.K., P.J.M.); King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Z.H.A.); Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia (Z.H.A., M.J.M., P.J.M.); NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia (J.S., E.H.B.); School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia (A.M.T., S.Z.); Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia (D.R.S.); Hópital Bichat-Claude Bernard and Université Paris 7, Paris, France (M.M.); George Institute for Global Health, Sydney, NSW, Australia (B.N., N.R.P., S.Z., G.S.H., J.C., M.W.); University College London and National Institute for Health Research, University College London Hospitals, Biomedical Research Centre, London, UK (B.W.); Department of Cardiology, Royal Perth Hospital/University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia (G.S.H.); George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK (M.W.); and Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (M.W.).

Obesity Severity and Duration Are Associated With Incident Metabolic Syndrome: Evidence Against Metabolically Healthy Obesity From the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2016 Nov 23;101(11):4117-4124. Epub 2016 Aug 23.
Department of Medicine (M.M.-C.), University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California; William B. Schwartz Division of Nephrology (M.C.F.), Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts; Department of Medicine (R.R.K.), Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland; Department of Epidemiology (D.V., M.W., C.A.M.A.), Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland; Division of Public Health Sciences (G.L.B.), Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina; The George Institute for Global Health (M.W.), University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom; The George Institute for Global Health (M.W.), University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia; Department of Family Medicine and Public Health (C.A.M.A.), University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California.

Microvascular and Macrovascular Disease and Risk for Major Peripheral Arterial Disease in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes.
Diabetes Care 2016 Oct 25;39(10):1796-803. Epub 2016 Jul 25.
The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia



Parenthood and the risk of diabetes in men and women: a 7 year prospective study of 0.5 million individuals.
Diabetologia 2016 Aug 18;59(8):1675-82. Epub 2016 May 18.
Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK.

Strategies to meet the need for long-term data.
J Hypertens 2016 Aug;34(8):1473-9
aThe George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia bThe George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK cDepartment of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA dDepartment of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy eDepartment of Cardiology, Asklepeion Hospital, Athens, Greece fUniversity of Milano-Bicocca gCentre of Epidemiology and Clinical Trials, IRCSS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy.


Individual variation in urinary sodium excretion among adolescent girls on a fixed intake.
J Hypertens 2016 Jul;34(7):1290-7
aDepartment of Nutrition Science bDepartment of Statistics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA cThe George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK dThe George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia eDepartment of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland fDepartment of Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA.

The impact of body mass index on the associations of lipids with the risk of coronary heart disease in the Asia Pacific region.
Prev Med Rep 2016 Jun 30;3:79-82. Epub 2015 Dec 30.
The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Australia; The George Institute for Global Health, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, UK; Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA.

Low-Dose versus Standard-Dose Intravenous Alteplase in Acute Ischemic Stroke.
N Engl J Med 2016 Jun 10;374(24):2313-23. Epub 2016 May 10.
From the George Institute for Global Health (C.S.A., R.I.L., H.A., X.C., L.B., M.W., Q.L., X.W., J.C.) and Sydney Medical School (C.S.A., R.I.L., H.A., X.C., L.B., M.W., Q.L., J.C.), University of Sydney, and the Neurology Department, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney Health Partners (C.S.A.), Sydney, the Neurology Department, John Hunter Hospital, and Hunter Medical Research Institute, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW (M.W.P., C.L.), and the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Parkville, VIC (G.A.D.) - all in Australia; the George Institute China, Peking University (C.S.A.), and the Department of Neurology, Peking University First Hospital (Y.H.), Beijing, the Department of Neurology, Xuzhou Central Hospital, Xuzhou (G.C.), the Department of Neurology, the Second Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University, Suzhou (Y.C.), and the Shanghai Institute of Hypertension, Rui Jin Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai (J.W.) - all in China; the University of Leicester, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and National Institute of Health Research Biomedical Research Unit, Leicester (T.R.), the Stroke Trials Unit, Division of Clinical Neuroscience, University of Nottingham, Nottingham (P.M.B.), the Department of Neurosciences, Royal Stoke University Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent (C.R.), and the George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, Oxford (M.W.) - all in the United Kingdom; the Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan (H.A.); Clinica Alemana de Santiago, Facultad de Medicina, Clinica Alemana Universidad del Desarrollo (P.M.L., V.V.O.), and Departamento de Ciencias Neurológicas, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile (P.M.L.), Santiago, Chile; the Department of Neurology, Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan (T.-H.L.); the Departments of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine and Radiology, University of Cincinnati Neur

Blood Pressure and Risk of Vascular Dementia: Evidence From a Primary Care Registry and a Cohort Study of Transient Ischemic Attack and Stroke.
Stroke 2016 Jun 10;47(6):1429-35. Epub 2016 May 10.
From the George Institute for Global Health (C.A.E., G.S.-K., A.K., N.C., T.C., S.G.A., H.M., M.W., K.R.), Stroke Prevention Research Unit, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences (P.M.R., Z.M., S.T.P.), and Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Radcliffe Department of Medicine (K.R.), University of Oxford, United Kingdom; The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Australia (M.W.); and Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (M.W.).

Risk of Cardiovascular Disease from Cumulative Cigarette Use and the Impact of Smoking Intensity.
Epidemiology 2016 May;27(3):395-404
From the aScientist Emeritus, Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, US National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD; bClinical Professor and Deputy Director, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC; cAssistant Professor, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN; dProfessor of Biostatistics, The George Institute for Global Health, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom; eThe George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia; fDepartment of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; gProfessor, Department of Public Health, Fujita Health University School of Medicine Toyoake Aichi, Japan; and hProfessor, School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, Australia.

Total cholesterol as a risk factor for coronary heart disease and stroke in women compared with men: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Atherosclerosis 2016 May 15;248:123-31. Epub 2016 Mar 15.
The George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom; The George Institute for Global Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia; Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA.

Risks associated with permanent discontinuation of blood pressure-lowering medications in patients with type 2 diabetes.
J Hypertens 2016 Apr;34(4):781-7
aThe George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, SydneybSchool of Public Health, Monash UniversitycUniversity of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, AustraliadChinese Hypertension League Institute, Beijing, ChinaeResearch Centre, Centre hospitalier del'Université de Montréal, Montreal, CanadafIstituto Auxologico Italiano, University of Milan-Bicocca, Milan, ItalygInternational Centre for Circulatory Health, Imperial CollegehUniversity College London (UCL) and the National Institute for Health Research UCL Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre, LondoniNuffield Department of Population Health, The George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

Anticoagulants and antiplatelet agents for preventing central venous haemodialysis catheter malfunction in patients with end-stage kidney disease.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2016 Apr 4;4:CD009631. Epub 2016 Apr 4.
Renal and Metabolic Division, The George Institute for Global Health, The University of Sydney, Level 10, King George V Building, 83-117 Missenden Rd, Camperdown, NSW, Australia, 2050.

Mobile Telephone Text Messaging for Medication Adherence in Chronic Disease: A Meta-analysis.
JAMA Intern Med 2016 Mar;176(3):340-9
Department of Cardiology, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia2The George Institute for Global Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia3The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

Sex differences in body anthropometry and composition in individuals with and without diabetes in the UK Biobank.
BMJ Open 2016 Jan 6;6(1):e010007. Epub 2016 Jan 6.
The George Institute for Global Health, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.



Atrial fibrillation as risk factor for cardiovascular disease and death in women compared with men: systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies.
BMJ 2016 Jan 19;532:h7013. Epub 2016 Jan 19.
Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Genetic associations at 53 loci highlight cell types and biological pathways relevant for kidney function.
Nat Commun 2016 Jan 21;7:10023. Epub 2016 Jan 21.
NHLBI's Framingham Heart Study and the Center for Population Studies, 73 Mt Wayte Avenue, Suite 2, Framingham, Massachusetts 01702, USA.

Long-term Benefits of Intensive Glucose Control for Preventing End-Stage Kidney Disease: ADVANCE-ON.
Diabetes Care 2016 05 22;39(5):694-700. Epub 2016 Mar 22.
The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia



Presentations of major peripheral arterial disease and risk of major outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes: results from the ADVANCE-ON study.
Cardiovasc Diabetol 2016 09 2;15(1):129. Epub 2016 Sep 2.
The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden road, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW, 2050, Australia.

Cluster-Randomized, Crossover Trial of Head Positioning in Acute Stroke.
N Engl J Med 2017 06;376(25):2437-2447
From the George Institute for Global Health (C.S.A., H.A., L.B., M.L.H., P.M.V., K.R., J.Y.L., M.W.) and Faculty of Medicine (C.S.A., L.B., M.L.H., L.S., K.R., J.Y.L., M.W.), University of New South Wales, the Neurology Department, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney Health Partners (C.S.A.), the Nursing Research Institute, St. Vincent's Health (S.M.), and Australian Catholic University (S.M., C.W.) - all in Sydney; the George Institute China at Peking University Health Science Center (C.S.A., L.S.) and the Department of Neurology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital (B.P., L.C.) Beijing, and the Department of Neurology, 85 Hospital of People's Liberation Army, Shanghai (L.S.) - all in China; the Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan (H.A.); the Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Clínica Alemana de Santiago (P.L., V.V.O., P.M.V., A.B.), Facultad de Medicina, Clínica Alemana Universidad del Desarrollo (P.L.), and Departamento de Ciencias Neurológicas, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile (P.L.) - all in Santiago, Chile; the College of Health and Wellbeing, University of Central Lancashire, Preston (M.L.H., D.F., C.E.L., C.W.), the George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford (M.W.), the Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh (G.E.M.), and the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and NIHR Biomedical Research Unit, University of Leicester, Leicester (T.R.) - all in the United Kingdom; the Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore (M.W.); the Stroke Service-Neurology Division, Department of Neuroscience and Behavior, Ribeirão Preto School of Medicine, University of São Paulo, São Paulo (O.P.-N.); the Clinical Trials Unit, Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka (H.A.D.S.); the Department of Neurology, Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, India (J.D.P.); and the Department of Neurology, Kaohsiung Medical University and Hospital, Kaohsiung (R.-T.L.), and the Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan (T.-H.L.) - both in Taiwan.


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