Journal reviews, commentaries or editorials

  1. Davey Smith G. The Wright stuff: genes in the interrogation of correlation and causation.  E J Personality 2012;26:395-397.
  2. Lawlor DA. The Society for Social Medicine John Pemberton Lecture 2011: Developmental overnutrition – an old hypothesis with new importance? International Journal of Epidemiology 2012 in press. (Fully peer reviewed; accepted August 2012).
  3. Wright J, Small N, Raynor P, Tuffnell D, Bhopal R, Cameron N, Fairley L, Lawlor DA, Parslow R, Petherick ES, Pickett KE, Waiblinger D, West J, on behalf of the Born in Bradford Scientific Collaborators Group. Cohort profile: The born in Bradford multi-ethnic family cohort study. International Journal of Epidemiology 2012; doi:10.1093/ije/dys112. (Invited and peer reviewed cohort study description.)
  4. Fraser A, Macdonald-Wallis C, Tilling K, Boyd A, Golding J, Davey Smith G, Henderson J, Macleod J, Molloy L, Ness A, Ring S, Nelson SM, Lawlor DA. Cohort Profile: The Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children: ALSPAC mothers cohort. International Journal of Epidemiology 2012; doi:10.1093/ije/dys066. (Invited and peer reviewed cohort study description.)
  5. Boyd A, Golding J, Macleod J, Lawlor DA, Fraser A, Henderson J, Molloy L, Ness A, Ring S, Davey Smith G. Cohort Profile: The ‘Children of the 90s’; the index offspring of The Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC). International Journal of Epidemiology 2012; doi:10.1093/ije/dys064. (Invited and peer reviewed cohort study description.)
  6. Galobardes B. Socioeconomic inequalities in health: individual or area-level; does it matter? BMC Public Health, 2012;12:171.
  7. Fraser A, Macdonald-Wallis C, Tilling K, Boyd A, Golding J, Davey Smith G, Henderson J, Macleod J, Molloy L, Ness A, Ring S, Nelson SM, Lawlor DA. Cohort Profile: The Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children: ALSPAC mothers cohort. International Journal of Epidemiology 2012, in press.
  8. Boyd A, Golding J, Macleod J, Lawlor DA, Fraser A, Henderson J, Molloy L, Ness A, Ring S, Davey Smith G. Cohort Profile: The ‘Children of the 90's; the index offspring of The Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC). International Journal of Epidemiology, in press.
  9. Cooper C, Frank J, Leyland A, Hardy R, Lawlor DA, Wareham NJ, Dezateux C, Inskip H. Using cohort studies in lifecourse epidemiology. Public Health 2012;126:190-192.
  10. Lawlor DA, Jago R, Noble SM, Chitteborough CR, Campbell R, Mytton J, Howe LD, Peters TJ, Kipping RR. The Active for Life Year 5 (AFLY5) school based cluster randomised controlled trial: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials 2011; 12:181doi:10.1186/1745-6215-12-181.
  11. Lawlor DA. Biological interaction – time to drop the term? Epidemiology 2011;22:148-150.
  12. Relton CL, Davey Smith G.  Is epidemiology ready for epigenetics.  Int J Epidemiol 2012;41: 5-9.
  13. Tilling K, Howe LD, Ben-Schlomo Y. Commentary: Methods for analysing life course influences on health - untangling complex exposures. International Journal of Epidemiology 2011; 40: 250-2.
  14. McGrath JJ, Lawlor DA. The search for modifiable risk factors of schizophrenia. Americal Journal of Psychiatry 2011; in press (accepted September 2011).
  15. Davey Smith G.  Random Allocation in Observational Data: How Small But Robust Effects Could Facilitate Hypothesis-free Causal Inference.  Epidemiology 2011; 22:460-463.
  16. Howe LD, Patel R, Galobardes B; Commentary: Tipping the balance: Wider waistlines in men but wider inequalities in women. International Journal of Epidemiology 2010; 39: 404-5.
  17. Lawlor DA, Chaturvedi N. Methods of measurement in epidemiology. International Journal of Epidemiology 2010;39:1133-1136 .
  18. Han JC, Lawlor DA, Kimm SYS. Childhood Obesity. Lancet 2010; 375:1737-1748.
  19. Davey Smith G.  The antecedents of epidemiological methodology in Arthur Mitchell’s surveillance and care of the insane.  Int J Epidemiol 2010;39:25-30.
  20. Davey Smith G.  Pearls of wisdom: eat, drink, have sex (using condoms), abstain from smoking and be merry.  Int J Epidemiol 2010;39:941-947.
  21. Davey Smith G.  Smoking and lung cancer: causality, Cornfield and an early observational meta-analysis.  International Journal of Epidemiology 2009;38:1169-1171.
  22. Schatzkin A, Abnet CC, Cross AJ, Gunter M, Pfeiffer R, Gail M, Lim U, Davey Smith G. Mendelian Randomization: How it can-and cannot-help confirm causal relations between nutrition and cancer. (Commissioned review) Cancer Prevention Research 2009; 2:104-13. PMID: 19174578.
  23. Davey Smith G. Intergenerational influences on health: how far back do we have to go? International Journal of Epidemiolgy 2009; 38: 3: 617-618.
  24. Harbord R, Lawlor DA, Davey Smith G. Genetically elevated C-reactive protein and vascular disease (Peer reviewed correspondence). New England Journal of Medicine 2009; 360:933-935.
  25. Lawlor DA, Nybo-Andersen A-M, Batty GD. Birth cohort studies: past, present and future (Invited editorial). International Journal of Epidemiology August 2009 doi;10.1093/ije/dyp240. PMID:1956132.
  26. Davey Smith G, Leary S, Ness A, Lawlor DA. Challenges and novel approaches in the epidemiological study of early life influences on later disease (Invited and peer reviewed Review). Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 2009; 646: 1-14. PMID: 19536658.
  27. Davey Smith, G, Krieger N.  Tackling health inequalities: WHO calls for global action to ensure health equality within and between countries.  BMJ 2008; 337:529-530.
  28. Grandjean P, Bellinger D, Bergman A, Cordier S, Davey Smith G, Eskenazi B, Gee D, Gray K, Hanson M, van den Hazel P, Heindel JJ, Heinzow B, Hertz-Picciotto I, Hu H, Huang TK, Jensen TK, Landrigan PJ, McMillen C, Murata K, Ritz B, Schoeters G, Skakkebaek NE, Skerfving S, Weihe P.  The Faroes Statement: Human Health Effects of Developmental Exposure to Chemicals in Our Environment.  Nordic Pharmacological Society: Basic & Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology 2008;102:73-75, PMID:18226057.
  29. Mead GE, Morley W, Campbell P, Greig CA, McMurdo M, Lawlor DA. Cochrane Corner: Exercise for depression (Commissioned summary of our Cochrane Review). Mental Health & Physical Activity 2009; 3 CD004366.
  30. Lawlor DA, Windmeijer F, Davey Smith G. Is ‘Mendelian Randomization’ “lost in translation”? (Invited commentary) Statistics in Medicine 2008; 27:2750-5.
  31. Ebrahim S, Davey Smith G. Mendelian randomization: can genetic epidemiology help redress the failures of observational epidemiology? (Commissioned review) Human Genetics 2008; 123:15-33, PMID: 18038153.
  32. Lawlor DA. The developmental origins of health and disease: where do we go from here? (Invited commentary) Epidemiology 2008; 19:206-208, PMID: 18277159.
  33. Davey Smith G. Assessing intrauterine influences on offspring health outcomes: can epidemiological findings yield robust results? (Commissioned review) Basic and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology 2008; 102:245-256.
  34. Davey Smith G, Timpson N, Ebrahim S. Strengthening causal inference in cardiovascular epidemiology through Mendelian randomization. (Commissioned review) Annals of Medicine 2008; 12:524-541, PMID: 18608114.
  35. Kipping R, Jago R, Lawlor DA. Obesity in children. Part 1: Epidemiology, measurement, risk factors, and screening (Commissioned and peer reviewed review). British Medical Journal 2008; 337:a1824, PMID: 18922835.
  36. Kipping R, Jago R, Lawlor DA. Obesity in children. Part 2: Prevention and Management (Commissioned and peer reviewed review). British Medical Journal 2008; 337:a1848, PMID: 18945733.
  37. Raynor P and Born in Bradford Collaborative Group. Born in Bradford, a cohort study of babies born in Bradford, and their parents: protocol for the recruitment phase (Research Protocol – not reviewed). BMC Public Health 2008, 8:327  doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-8-327.
  38. Fraser A, Lawlor DA, Fraser D. Mediterranean diet in type 2 diabetes. Reply to Basterra-Gortari FJ, Martinez-Gonzalez MA (Requested author’s response). Diabetologia 2008; 51:1935, doi 10.1007/s00125-008-1119-4.
  39. Fraser A, Sattar N, Ebrahim S, Lawlor DA. Is Serum-Glutamylatransferase a Biomarker of Xenobiotics Which Are Conjugated by Glutathione? (Requested author’s response) Arteriosclerosis Thrombosis & Vascular Biology 2008; 28: e29.
  40. Lawlor DA, Kivimaki M, Davey Smith G. Intergenerational obesity involves both the father and the mother – authors’ response (Invited correspondence). American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2008; 87:1536-1537, PMID: 18469281.
  41. Callaway LK, McIntyre HD, Lawlor DA. Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and long term prognosis (Reviewed correspondence). American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2008 doi.10.1016/j.ajog.2008.02.007.
  42. Lawlor DA. The developmental origins of health and disease: where do we go from here? (Commissioned commentary). Epidemiology 2008; 19:206-208, PMID: 18277159.
  43. Davey Smith G.  Commentary.  Capitalizing on Mendelian randomization to assess the effects of treatments.  Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 2007;100:432-435, PMID: 17766918.
  44. Batty GD, Alves JG, Correia J, Lawlor DA. Examining lifecourse influences on chronic disease: the importance of birth cohort studies from developing countries (Commissioned review). Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research 2007; 40:1277-1286, PMID: 17876486.
  45. Rodriguez S, Gaunt TR, Day INM. Molecular Genetics of the Human Insulin-like Growth Factor Pathways in Complex Traits. (Commissioned review). Human Genetics 2007; 122: 1-21, PMID: 17534663.

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