Publications


Below are selected recent publications. For a complete list, click here.


SE Parets, KN Conneely, V Kilaru, SJ Fortunato, TA Syed, G Saade, AK Smith, R Menon. Fetal DNA Methylation Associates with Spontaneous Preterm Birth and Gestational Age. PLOS One, 2013 Jun 27;8(6):e67489.

YV Sun, AK Smith, KN Conneely, Q Chang, W Li, A Lazarus, JA Smith, EB Binder, T Klengel, D Cross, ST Turner, KJ Ressler, SLR Kardia. Epigenomic Association Analysis Identifies Smoking-related DNA Methylation Sites in African Americans. Human Genetics, 2013 Sep;132(9):1027-37.

RT Barfield, LM Almli, V Kilaru, AK Smith, KB Mercer, R Duncan, T Klengel, D Mehta, EB Binder, MP Epstein, KJ Ressler, KN Conneely. Accounting for Population Stratification in DNA Methylation Studies. Genetic Epidemiology, 2014 Apr;38(3):231-41.

AK Smith, V Kilaru, M Kocak, LM Almli, KB Mercer, KJ Ressler, FA Tylavsky, KN Conneely Methylation Quantitative Trait Loci (mQTLs) are Consistently Detected across Ancestry, Developmental Stage and Tissue Type. BMC Genomics, 2014 Feb 21;15:145.

AK Smith, KN Conneely, TW Pace, D Mister, JC Felger, V Kilaru, MJ Akel1, PM Vertino, AH Miller, MA Torres. An Epigenetic Memory of Prior Chemotherapy Associated with Inflammation Related to Fatigue in Breast Cancer Patients. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 2014 May;38:227-36.

AK Smith, V Kilaru, T Klengel, J Arloth, KB Mercer, B Bradley, KN Conneely, KJ Ressler, EB Binder. DNA extracted from saliva for methylation studies of psychiatric traits: evidence for cross tissue environmental effects and relatedness to brain. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B, Neuropsychiatric Genetics, 2015 Jan;168B(1):36-44..

F Behnia, SE Parets, T Kechichian, H Yin, EH Dutta, GR Saade, AK Smith, R Menon. Fetal DNA Methylation of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Candidate Genes: Association with Spontaneous Preterm Birth. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology,2015 Apr;212(4):533.e1-9.

K Mozhui, AK Smith, FA Tylavsky. Ancestry dependent patterns in DNA methylation and influence of maternal nutrition. PLOS One, 2015 Mar 5;10(3):e0118466.

MW Logue, AK Smith, C Baldwin, EJ Wolf, G Guffanti, A Ratanatharathorn, A Stone, SA Schichman, D Humphries, EB Binder, J Arloth, A Menke, M Uddin, D Wildman, S Galea, AE Aiello, KC Koenen, MW Miller. A transcriptome-wide analysis of gene expression in PTSD implicates genes involved in the glucocorticoid receptor pathway and neural responses to stress. Psychoneuroendocrinolgy, 2015 Mar 24;57:1-13.

Haas BW,Smith AK. Oxytocin, vasopressin, and Williams syndrome: epigenetic effects on abnormal social behavior. Front Genet. 2015 Feb 17;6:28.