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Charleen D Adams, Ph.D.

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Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZBA2000Speech pathology & audiology
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZMA-TESL2002Applied linguistics (cognitive science; taught rhetoric & writing; learned Tok Pisin)
Trinity Lutheran Seminary, Columbus, OHMTS2010Divinity (I'm an atheist: I was a hospital chaplain at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in NYC)
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MDMPH2012Genetic epidemiology (modified GWAS of cytomegalovirus retinitis in AIDS cases & controls)
National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics, Rockville, MDPredoc2013Clinical genetics (cancer-predisposition syndromes; ribosomopathies; rare diseases)
University of Washington & Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WAPhD2016Public-health genetics (circadian biology, genome-wide DNA methylation, & medical ethics)
University of Bristol, Integrative Epidemiology Unit, Bristol, England Postdoc2018Mendelian randomization, DNA methylation, & metabolomics; writing for the public
City of Hope Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CAPostdoc2020Translational psychiatry, Mendelian randomization, & bioinformatics
Harvard University, Boston, MAPostdocCurrentBioinformatics (nucleolar biology)


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  1. Sammallahti S, Cortes Hidalgo AP, Tuominen S, Malmberg A, Mulder RH, Brunst KJ, Alemany S, McBride NS, Yousefi P, Heiss JA, McRae N, Page CM, Jin J, Pesce G, Caramaschi D, Rifas-Shiman SL, Koen N, Adams CD, Magnus MC, Baïz N, Ratanatharathorn A, Czamara D, Håberg SE, Colicino E, Baccarelli AA, Cardenas A, DeMeo DL, Lawlor DA, Relton CL, Felix JF, van IJzendoorn MH, Bakermans-Kranenburg MJ, Kajantie E, Räikkönen K, Sunyer J, Sharp GC, Houtepen LC, Nohr EA, Sørensen TIA, Téllez-Rojo MM, Wright RO, Annesi-Maesano I, Wright J, Hivert MF, Wright RJ, Zar HJ, Stein DJ, London SJ, Cecil CAM, Tiemeier H, Lahti J. Maternal anxiety during pregnancy and newborn epigenome-wide DNA methylation. Mol Psychiatry. 2021 Jan 07. PMID: 33414500.
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  2. Adams CD, Boutwell BB. Can increasing years of schooling reduce type 2 diabetes (T2D)?: Evidence from a Mendelian randomization of T2D and 10 of its risk factors. Sci Rep. 2020 07 31; 10(1):12908. PMID: 32737344.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  3. Adams CD, Boutwell BB. A Mendelian randomization study of telomere length and blood-cell traits. Sci Rep. 2020 07 22; 10(1):12223. PMID: 32699327.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  4. Adams CD. A Mendelian randomization study of circulating glutamine and red blood cell traits. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2020 09; 67(9):e28333. PMID: 32602986.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  5. Adams, CD. Circulating sphingomyelins on estrogen receptor-positive and estrogen receptor-negative breast cancer-specific survival. Breast Cancer Management. 2020. View Publication.
  6. Adams CD & Boutwell BB. A research note on Mendelian randomization and causal inference in criminology: promises and considerations. J Exp Criminol. 2020. View Publication.
  7. Adams CD. Mendelian randomisation analysis of smoking behaviour and cognitive ability on the Big Five. Psychreg J Psychol. 2020. View Publication.
  8. Adams CD. A multivariable Mendelian randomization to appraise the pleiotropy between intelligence, education, and bipolar disorder in relation to schizophrenia. Sci Rep. 2020 04 07; 10(1):6018. PMID: 32265532.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  9. Adams CD. Circulating Glutamine and Alzheimer's Disease: A Mendelian Randomization Study. Clin Interv Aging. 2020; 15:185-193. PMID: 32103921.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  10. Adams CD. Null effect of circulating sphingomyelins on risk for breast cancer: a Mendelian randomization report using Breast Cancer Association Consortium (BCAC) data. F1000Research. 2019. View Publication.
  11. Adams CD, Neuhausen SL. Bi-directional Mendelian randomization of epithelial ovarian cancer and schizophrenia and uni-directional Mendelian randomization of schizophrenia on circulating 1- or 2-glycerophosphocholine metabolites. Mol Genet Metab Rep. 2019 Dec; 21:100539. PMID: 31844628.
  12. Adams CD, Neuhausen SL. Evaluating causal associations between chronotype and fatty acids and between fatty acids and type 2 diabetes: A Mendelian randomization study. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2019 11; 29(11):1176-1184. PMID: 31378628.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  13. Beynon RA, Richmond RC, Santos Ferreira DL, Ness AR, May M, Smith GD, Vincent EE, Adams C, Ala-Korpela M, Würtz P, Soidinsalo S, Metcalfe C, Donovan JL, Lane AJ, Martin RM. Investigating the effects of lycopene and green tea on the metabolome of men at risk of prostate cancer: The ProDiet randomised controlled trial. Int J Cancer. 2019 04 15; 144(8):1918-1928. PMID: 30325021.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  14. Adams CD, Richmond R, Ferreira DLS, Spiller W, Tan V, Zheng J, Würtz P, Donovan J, Hamdy F, Neal D, Lane JA, Smith GD, Relton C, Eeles RA, Haiman CA, Kote-Jarai Z, Schumacher FR, Olama AAA, Benlloch S, Muir K, Berndt SI, Conti DV, Wiklund F, Chanock SJ, Gapstur S, Stevens VL, Tangen CM, Batra J, Clements JA, Gronberg H, Pashayan N, Schleutker J, Albanes D, Wolk A, West CML, Mucci LA, Cancel-Tassin G, Koutros S, Sorensen KD, Maehle L, Travis RC, Hamilton RJ, Ingles SA, Rosenstein BS, Lu YJ, Giles GG, Kibel AS, Vega A, Kogevinas M, Penney KL, Park JY, Stanford JL, Cybulski C, Nordestgaard BG, Brenner H, Maier C, Kim J, John EM, Teixeira MR, Neuhausen SL, De Ruyck K, Razack A, Newcomb LF, Lessel D, Kaneva RP, Usmani N, Claessens F, Townsend PA, Dominguez MG, Roobol MJ, Menegaux F, Khaw KT, Cannon-Albright LA, Pandha H, Thibodeau SN, Martin RM. Circulating Metabolic Biomarkers of Screen-Detected Prostate Cancer in the ProtecT Study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2019 01; 28(1):208-216. PMID: 30352818.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  15. Adams CD. A brief tour of epidemiologic epigenetics and mental health. Curr Opin Psychol. 2019 06; 27:36-40. PMID: 30121470.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  16. Adams CD, Blacksher E, Burke W. The Precautionary Principle for Shift-Work Research and Decision-Making. Public Health Ethics. 2019 Apr; 12(1):44-53. PMID: 30891097.
    Citations: 1     
  17. Adams CD, Jordahl KM, Copeland W, Mirick DK, Song X, Sather CL, Kelsey K, Houseman A, Davis S, Randolph T, Bhatti P. Nightshift work, chronotype, and genome-wide DNA methylation in blood. Epigenetics. 2017; 12(10):833-840. PMID: 28837395.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  18. Adams C, Blacksher E, Burke W. Circadian biology for public health. Nature. 2017; 33(551). View Publication.
  19. Kalejaiye A, Giri N, Brewer CC, Zalewski CK, King KA, Adams CD, Rosenberg PS, Kim HJ, Alter BP. Otologic manifestations of Fanconi anemia and other inherited bone marrow failure syndromes. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016 12; 63(12):2139-2145. PMID: 27428025.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  20. Pathak A, Adams CD, Loud JT, Nichols K, Stewart DR, Greene MH. Prospectively Identified Incident Testicular Cancer Risk in a Familial Testicular Cancer Cohort. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2015 Oct; 24(10):1614-21. PMID: 26265202.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  21. Bhatti P, Adams C, Zhang Y, Song X, Makar KW, Sather CL, Kelsey KT, Houseman EA, Wang P. Response to "Civil time ? biological time: Recent options for empirically testing possible effects of chronodisruption". Chronobiol Int. 2015; 5(32):6. View Publication.
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