Publications

Center-Generated Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Oakley GP Jr. (2009). The Scientific Basis for Eliminating Folic Acid-Preventable Spina Bifida: A Modern Miracle from Epidemiology. Ann Epidemiol;19:226-230.
  2. Redpath B, Kancherla V, Oakley GP. Availability of corn masa flour and tortillas fortified with folic acid in Atlanta after national regulations allowing voluntary fortification. JAMA. 2018;320(15):1600-1601.
  3. Kancherla V, Wagh K, Johnson Q, Oakley GP Jr. (2018). 2017 Status of global prevention of folic acid-preventable spina bifida and anencephaly. Birth Def Res;110(14):1139-1147.
  4. Kancherla V, Redpath B, Oakley GP Jr. (2018). Reductions in child mortality by preventing spina bifida and anencephaly – Implications in achieving Target 3.2 of the Sustainable Development Goals in countries with immediate potential for folic acid fortification. Birth Defects Res  [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Kancherla V. (2018). Countries with an immediate potential for primary prevention of spina bifida and anencephaly through mandatory fortification of wheat flour with folic acid. Birth Defects Res;110(11):956-965
  6. Kancherla V, Black R. (2018). A historical perspective and challenges in estimation of global prevalence of neural tube defects. Ann NY Acad Sci;1414(1):20-30
  7. Blencowe H, Kancherla V, Moorthie S, Darlison M, Gibbons S, Modell B. (2018). Estimates of global and regional prevalence of neural tube defects for 2015: a systematic analysis. Ann NY Acad Sci; 1414(1):31-46.
  8. Kancherla V, Hasan MOS, Hamid R, Oakley GP Jr., Rahman M, Quamruzzaman Q, Mazumdar M. (2017). Prenatal folic acid use associated with decreased risk of myelomeningocele: Further support for folic acid fortification in Bangladesh. PLoS One 30;12(11):e0188726
  9. Kancherla V, Oakley GP Jr. (2017). Total prevention of folic acid-preventable spina bifida and anencephaly would reduce child mortality in India – Implications in achieving Target 3.2 of the Sustainable Development Goals. Birth Defects Res;110(5):421-428
  10. Kancherla V, Weakland A, Walani S, Bauwens L, Warf B, Oakley GP Jr. (2017). Scorecard for spina bifida research, prevention, and policy – A development process. Prev Med;99:13-20.
  11. Kancherla V, Elliott JL Jr, Patel BB, Holland NW, Johnson TM 2nd, Khakharia A, Phillips LS, Oakley GP Jr., Vaughan CP. (2017). Long-term metformin therapy and monitoring for vitamin B-12 deficiency among older Veterans. J Am Geriatric Soc;65(5):1061-1066.
  12. Mukhtar A, Kramer MR, Oakley GP Jr., Kancherla V. (2017). Race and Ethnicity and preconceptional folic acid supplement use among women of reproductive age in Georgia, PRAMS 2009 to 2011. Birth Defects Res Part A Clin Mol Teratol;109(1):38-48.
  13. Kancherla V, Garn J, Zakai NA, Williamson RS, Cashion WT, Oluwaseun O, Judd S, McClellan W, Oakley GP Jr. (2016). Multivitamin use and serum vitamin B-12 levels in older-adult metformin users in REGARDS, 2003-2007. PLoS One;11(8):p.e0160802.
  14. Arth A, Kancherla V, Pachón H, Zimmerman S, Johnson Q, Oakley GP Jr. (2016). Status of global prevention of folic acid-preventable spina bifida and anencephaly. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol;106(7):520-9.
  15. Oakley GP Jr., Kancherla V. (2016). Will the Eastern Mediterranean Region be the first to prevent all of folic acid preventable-spina bifida and anencephaly? Saudi Med J;37(1):10-11.
  16. Obeid R, Pietrzik K, Oakley GP Jr., Kancherla V, Holzgreve W, Wieser S. (2015). Preventable neural tube defects in Europe. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol;103(9):763-71.
  17. Kancherla V, Druschel CM, Oakley GP Jr. (2014). A population-based study to investigate mortality in spina bifida – New York State Congenital Malformations Program. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol;100(8):563-75.
  18. Kancherla V, Oakley GP Jr., Brent RL. (2013). Urgent global opportunities to prevent birth defects. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med;19(3):153-60.
  19. Youngblood M, Williamson R, Bell KN, Johnson Q, Kancherla V, Oakley GP Jr. (2013). A 2012 Update on Global Prevention of Folic Acid-Preventable Spina Bifida and Anencephaly. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol;97(10):658-63.
  20. Pachon H, Kancherla V, Handforth B, Tyler V, Bauwens L (2013). Folic-acid fortification of wheat flour:  A cost-effective public-health intervention to prevent birth defects in Europe. Nutrition Bulletin;38:201-09.