Rainford J Wilks

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Author Correction: Association study in African-admixed populations across the Americas recapitulates asthma risk loci in non-African populations.

Nat Commun 2019 Sep 4;10(1):4082. Epub 2019 Sep 4.

Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO, 80045, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-12158-wDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6726619PMC
September 2019

Association study in African-admixed populations across the Americas recapitulates asthma risk loci in non-African populations.

Nat Commun 2019 02 20;10(1):880. Epub 2019 Feb 20.

Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO, 80045, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-08469-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6382865PMC
February 2019

WHO/ISH total risk approach for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease shows greater decrease in costs for women but not the elderly in Jamaica.

J Clin Epidemiol 2015 Sep 3;68(9):994-1001. Epub 2015 Mar 3.

Epidemiology Research Unit, Tropical Medicine Research Institute, The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Kingston 7, Jamaica; Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, The University of Manchester, Core Technology Facility (3rd floor), 46 Grafton Street, Manchester, M13 9NT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2014.11.027DOI Listing
September 2015

Cause-of-death disparities in the African diaspora: exploring differences among shared-heritage populations.

Am J Public Health 2015 Jul 23;105 Suppl 3:S491-8. Epub 2015 Apr 23.

Ian R. Hambleton, Christina Howitt, and Anselm J. Hennis are with the Chronic Disease Research Centre, Tropical Medicine Research Institute, University of the West Indies, Bridgetown, Barbados. Selvi Jeyaseelan and Natasha Sobers-Grannum are with the Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados. Rainford J. Wilks is with the Epidemiology Research Unit, Tropical Medicine Research Institute, University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica. E. Nigel Harris is with the University of the West Indies, Kingston. Marlene MacLeish and Louis W. Sullivan are with the Sullivan Alliance, Alexandria, Virginia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2015.302676DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4455496PMC
July 2015

Early-life factors are associated with nocturnal cortisol and glucose effectiveness in Afro-Caribbean young adults.

Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 2015 Mar 7;82(3):352-8. Epub 2014 Aug 7.

Tropical Medicine Research Institute, The University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cen.12537DOI Listing
March 2015

Limitations of fasting indices in the measurement of insulin sensitivity in Afro-Caribbean adults.

BMC Res Notes 2014 Feb 20;7:98. Epub 2014 Feb 20.

Tropical Medicine Research Institute, The University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1756-0500-7-98DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3936907PMC
February 2014

Reported hours of sleep, diabetes prevalence and glucose control in jamaican adults: analysis from the Jamaica lifestyle survey 2007-2008.

Int J Endocrinol 2011 17;2011:716214. Epub 2011 Nov 17.

Epidemiology Research Unit, Tropical Medicine Research Institute, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Mona, Jamaica.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/716214DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3227472PMC
August 2012

The slipping slipper sign: a simple test with high specificity and positive predictive value for peripheral neuropathy among diabetic patients.

Clin Pract 2012 Mar 30;2(2):e51. Epub 2012 Apr 30.

Tropical Medicine Research Institute (Epidemiology Research Unit), The University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4081/cp.2012.e51DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3981289PMC
March 2012

The association of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis activity and blood pressure in an Afro-Caribbean population.

Psychoneuroendocrinology 2009 Jun 19;34(5):736-42. Epub 2009 Jan 19.

Tropical Medicine Research Institute, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2008.12.005DOI Listing
June 2009

Impact of adiponectin and ghrelin on incident glucose intolerance and on weight change.

Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 2009 Mar 7;70(3):408-14. Epub 2008 Jul 7.

Tropical Medicine Research Institute, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2265.2008.03344.xDOI Listing
March 2009

Isoprostanes, a marker of lipid peroxidation, may not be involved in the development of glucose intolerance.

Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2007 Apr 7;76(1):149-51. Epub 2006 Sep 7.

Tropical Medicine Research Institute, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica.

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http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S016882270600353
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2006.08.003DOI Listing
April 2007

Poststroke survival for black-Caribbean populations in barbados and South london.

Stroke 2006 Aug 22;37(8):1991-6. Epub 2006 Jun 22.

King's College London, Division of Health and Social Care, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/01.STR.0000230647.77889.84DOI Listing
August 2006

Estimation of the risk of stroke in black populations in Barbados and South London.

Stroke 2006 Aug 22;37(8):1986-90. Epub 2006 Jun 22.

King's College London, Division of Health and Social Care, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/01.STR.0000230578.10937.a6DOI Listing
August 2006

Impaired glucose regulation in adults in Jamaica: who should have the oral glucose tolerance test?

Rev Panam Salud Publica 2004 Jul;16(1):35-42

Mona Campus, Tropical Medicine Research Institute, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/s1020-49892004000700005DOI Listing
July 2004

Predicting incident diabetes in Jamaica: the role of anthropometry.

Obes Res 2002 Aug;10(8):792-8

Tropical Medicine Research Institute, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/oby.2002.107DOI Listing
August 2002

Chemokine receptor gene polymorphisms and risk of human T lymphotropic virus type I infection in Jamaica.

J Infect Dis 2002 May 16;185(9):1351-4. Epub 2002 Apr 16.

Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/340129DOI Listing
May 2002