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  1. Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) is a fatal X-linked recessive neuromuscular disease, characterized by progressive loss of muscle strength. Respiratory failure is the main cause of morbidity and mortality in ...

    Authors: Kristy Iskandar, Sunartini, Andika Priamas Nugrahanto, Nissya Ilma, Alvin Santoso Kalim, Guritno Adistyawan, Siswanto and Roni Naning

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2019 13(Suppl 11):21

    Content type: Research

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  2. Klebsiella pneumoniae (K. pneumoniae) is a common cause of health-care associated infections (HAIs) and has high levels of antibiotic resistance. These bacteria are well-known for their ability to produce biofilm...

    Authors: Hera Nirwati, Kian Sinanjung, Fahrina Fahrunissa, Fernando Wijaya, Sarastia Napitupulu, Vania P. Hati, Mohamad S. Hakim, Andreanita Meliala, Abu T. Aman and Titik Nuryastuti

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2019 13(Suppl 11):20

    Content type: Research

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  3. Biofilm is one of the causes of antibiotic resistance. One of the biofilm-producing bacteria is Staphylococcus epidermidis which has been proven to infect long-term users of urinary catheters and implant devices....

    Authors: Andre Krislee, Chaerul Fadly, Dwi Aris Agung Nugrahaningsih, Titik Nuryastuti, Febri Odel Nitbani, Jumina and Eti Nurwening Sholikhah

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2019 13(Suppl 11):19

    Content type: Research

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  4. Hirschsprung-associated enterocolitis (HAEC) is a life-threatening complication of Hirschsprung disease (HSCR), that might occur preoperatively. We investigated the risk factors of preoperative HAEC.

    Authors: Dicky Yulianda, Andy Indra Sati, Akhmad Makhmudi and Gunadi

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2019 13(Suppl 11):18

    Content type: Research

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  5. Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is one of the metabolic diseases which leads to fatty tissue injury, and consequently inducing lipotoxicity and cellular senescence. This condition contributes to endothelial dysfunction...

    Authors: Nur Arfian, Wiwit Ananda Wahyu Setyaningsih, Muhammad Mansyur Romi and Dwi Cahyani Ratna Sari

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2019 13(Suppl 11):17

    Content type: Research

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  6. Patients with congenital heart disease require surgery to correct the cardiac defect they had in order to prevent heart failure. Unfortunately, data regarding outcome of adult CHD in Indonesia is still limited...

    Authors: Juni Kurniawaty and Yunita Widyastuti

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2019 13(Suppl 11):16

    Content type: Research

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  7. Cutaneous melanoma is a rare, aggressive skin malignancy with a high mortality rate. Although only contributing 7.6% of the cases worldwide, Asia is responsible for 18.6% of deaths from cutaneous melanoma. BRA...

    Authors: Hanggoro Tri Rinonce, Rovi Panji Mustiko Aji, Ni’mah Hayati, Maria Fransiska Pudjohartono, Bidari Kameswari and Irianiwati

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2019 13(Suppl 11):15

    Content type: Research

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  8. Keloids develop due to hyperactivity of keloid fibroblast (KF) in proliferation, migration, and collagen deposition along with low rates of collagen degradation. These are a result of the Wnt/β catenin signali...

    Authors: Ishandono Dachlan, Yohanes Widodo Wirohadidjojo, Mae Sri Hartati Wahyuningsih, Teguh Aryandono, Hardyanto Soebono and Dwiki Afandy

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2019 13(Suppl 11):14

    Content type: Research

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  9. Abdominal tuberculosis is an uncommon variant of extrapulmonary tuberculosis. It accounts for 3.5% of extrapulmonary tuberculosis. Diagnosis of abdominal tuberculosis is still a challenge due to its non-specif...

    Authors: Moh Nailul Fahmi and Annisaa Pelita Harti

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2019 13(Suppl 11):13

    Content type: Case report

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  10. Advanced glycation end products (AGE) is a toxic compound in the human body that can deteriorate health and induce an inflammatory response. One of the type of cells affected is Leydig cells, cells that produc...

    Authors: Dicky Moch Rizal, Aditya Rifqi Fauzi and Rustamaji

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2019 13(Suppl 11):12

    Content type: Research

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  11. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported the following author name error is the article:

    Authors: Olushayo Olu, Pamela Drameh-Avognon, Emil Asamoah-Odei, Francis Kasolo, Tomas Valdez, Grace Kabaniha, Humphrey Karamagi, Suvajee Good, Helena O’Malley, Zabulon Yoti, Nirina Razakazoa, Etienne Minkoulou, Jean-Marie Dangou, Symplice Mbola Mbassi, Mariano Salazar Castellon, Joseph Cabore…

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2019 13:11

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Proceedings 2019 13:7

  12. The demography of Botswana is rapidly changing. Successes in tackling communicable diseases and economic development increased life expectancy from 53.7 years in 2006 to 66.8 years in 2016. The prevalence of d...

    Authors: Barbara Lachana Onen, Ciara Harris, Agnieszka Ignatowicz, Justine Davies, Michalis Drouvelis, Andrew Howes, Oathokwa Nkomazana, Churchill Lukwiya Onen, Elizabeth Sapey, Billy Tsima and Daniel Lasserson

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2019 13(Suppl 10):8

    Content type: Meeting Report

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 13 Supplement 10

  13. Inadequate access to quality health care services due to weak health systems and recurrent public health emergencies are impediments to the attainment of Universal Health Coverage and health security in Africa...

    Authors: Olushayo Olu, Pamela Drameh-Avognon, Emil Asamoah-Odei, Francis Kasolo, Thomas Valdez, Grace Kabaniha, Humphrey Karamagi, Suvajee Good, Helena O’Malley, Zabulon Yoti, Nirina Razakazoa, Etienne Minkoulou, Jean-Marie Dangou, Symplice Mbola Mbassi, Mariano Salazar Castellon, Joseph Cabore…

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2019 13(Suppl 9):7

    Content type: Meeting report

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 13 Supplement 9

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Proceedings 2019 13:11

  14. To address an urgent need to advance the field of community engaged research, faculty at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Meharry Medical College organized the national meeting "Advancing the Science o...

    Authors: Al Richmond, Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, Eliséo J. Perez-Stable, Usha Menon, Chanita Hughes-Halbert, Karriem S. Watson, Regina Greer-Smith, Courtney Clyatt, Jonathan N. Tobin and Consuelo H. Wilkins

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2019 13(Suppl 3):3

    Content type: Meeting report

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 13 Supplement 3

  15. Natural disasters such as earthquakes, typhoons, floods, and volcanic eruptions frequently occur in Republic of Philippines and mental health care for children affected by these natural disasters is a major pu...

    Authors: Masahide Usami, Marian Fe Theresa Lomboy, Naoko Satake, Crystal Amiel M. Estrada, Mitsuya Kodama, Ernesto R. Gregorio Jr, Yuriko Suzuki, Ramir B. Uytico, Minerva P. Molon, Ikuhiro Harada, Keita Yamamoto, Kumi Inazaki, Hirokage Ushijima, Cynthia Leynes, Jun Kobayashi, Romeo R. Quizon…

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 14):65

    Content type: Meeting report

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 12 Supplement 14

  16. Primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) is a chronic suppurative airways disease that is usually recessively inherited and has marked clinical phenotypic heterogeneity. Classic symptoms include neonatal respiratory d...

    Authors: Hannah Farley, Bruna Rubbo, Zuzanna Bukowy-Bieryllo, Mahmoud Fassad, Myrofora Goutaki, Katharine Harman, Claire Hogg, Claudia E. Kuehni, Susana Lopes, Kim G. Nielsen, Dominic P. Norris, Ana Reula, Nisreen Rumman, Amelia Shoemark, Hannah Wilkins, Agatha Wisse…

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 16):64

    Content type: Meeting Report

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 12 Supplement 16

  17. Cholera remains a major public health problem in many countries. Poor sanitation and inappropriate clean water supply, insufficient health literacy and community mobilization, absence of national plans and cro...

    Authors: Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Mario Baquilod, Claudio Deola, Nguyen Dong Tu, Dang Duc Anh, Cindy Grasso, Anu Gautam, Wan Mansor Hamzah, Seng Heng, Sopon Iamsirithaworn, Musal Kadim, S. K. Kar, Mai Le Thi Quynh, Anna Lena Lopez, Julia Lynch, Iqbal Memon…

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 13):62

    Content type: Meeting Report

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 12 Supplement 13

  18. Statistical power, which is the probability of correctly rejecting a false null hypothesis, is a limitation of genome-wide association studies (GWAS). Sample size is a major component of statistical power that...

    Authors: Yuning Chen, Gina M. Peloso and Josée Dupuis

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 9):56

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  19. Because of the limited information from the GAW20 samples when only case-control or trio data are considered, we propose eLBL, an extension of the Logistic Bayesian LASSO (least absolute shrinkage and selectio...

    Authors: Xiaofei Zhou, Meng Wang, Han Zhang, William C. L. Stewart and Shili Lin

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 9):54

    Content type: Proceedings

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  20. An increasing number of studies are focused on the epigenetic regulation of DNA to affect gene expression without modifications to the DNA sequence. Methylation plays an important role in shaping disease trait...

    Authors: Rui Sun, Haoyi Weng, Ruoting Men, Xiaoxuan Xia, Ka Chun Chong, William K. K. Wu, Benny Chung-Ying Zee and Maggie Haitian Wang

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 9):53

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  21. We conducted a genome-wide linkage scan to detect loci that influence the levels of fasting triglycerides in plasma. Fasting triglyceride levels were available at 4 time points (visits), 2 pre- and 2 post-feno...

    Authors: Juan M. Peralta, Nicholas B. Blackburn, Arthur Porto, John Blangero and Jac Charlesworth

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 9):52

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  22. Although methylation data continues to rise in popularity, much is still unknown about how to best analyze methylation data in genome-wide analysis contexts. Given continuing interest in gene-based tests for n...

    Authors: Jason Vander Woude, Jordan Huisman, Lucas Vander Berg, Jenna Veenstra, Abbey Bos, Anya Kalsbeek, Karissa Koster, Nathan Ryder and Nathan L. Tintle

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 9):50

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  23. Triglycerides are an important measure of heart health. Although more than 90 genes have been found to be associated to lipids, they only explain 12 to 15% of the variance in lipid levels. Evidence suggests th...

    Authors: Tony Huayang Gao, Jianjun Zhang, Diaz Medina Miguelangel and Xuexia Wang

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 9):49

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  24. Triglyceride (TG) concentrations decrease in response to fenofibrate treatment, and also are associated with DNA methylation. But how interactions between fenofibrate response and DNA methylation affect TGs re...

    Authors: Jih-Chang Yu, Fang-Chi Hsu and Yen-Feng Chiu

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 9):48

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  25. Obesity is a risk factor for heart disease, stroke, diabetes, high blood pressure, and other chronic diseases. Some drugs, including fenofibrate, are used to treat obesity or excessive weight by lowering the l...

    Authors: Zheng Xu, Qing Duan, Juan Cui, Yumou Qiu, Qidong Jia, Cong Wu and Jennifer Clarke

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 9):46

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  26. Homozygosity disequilibrium (HD), indicating a nonrandom pattern of sizable runs of homozygosity that deviates from a random allocation of homozygous and heterozygous genotypes in the genome, is an important p...

    Authors: Hsin-Chou Yang and Chia-Wei Chen

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 9):45

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  27. The study of DNA methylation quantitative trait loci (meQTLs) helps dissect regulatory mechanisms underlying genetic associations of human diseases. In this study, we conducted the first genome-wide examinatio...

    Authors: Jiayi Wu Cox, Devanshi Patel, Jaeyoon Chung, Congcong Zhu, Samantha Lent, Virginia Fisher, Achilleas Pitsillides, Lindsay Farrer and Xiaoling Zhang

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 9):44

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  28. As part of GAW20, we analyzed the familiality and variability of methylation to identify cytosine-phosphate-guanine (CpG) sites responsive to treatment with fenofibrate. Methylation was measured at approximate...

    Authors: Rita Cantor, Linda Navarro and Calvin Pan

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 9):43

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  29. In this paper we analyzed whole-genome genetic information provided by GAW20 from the Genetics of Lipid Lowering Drugs and Diet Network (GOLDN) study for family data. Lipid levels such as triglycerides (TGs) a...

    Authors: Sarmistha Das, Pronoy Kanti Mondal, Saurabh Ghosh and Indranil Mukhopadhyay

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 9):41

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  30. In a typical genome-enabled prediction problem there are many more predictor variables than response variables. This prohibits the application of multiple linear regression, because the unique ordinary least s...

    Authors: Svetlana Cherlin, Richard A. J. Howey and Heather J. Cordell

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 9):38

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  31. To examine whether single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) by methylation interactions can be detected, we analyzed GAW20 simulated triglycerides at visits 3 and 4 against baseline (visits 1 and 2) under 4 genera...

    Authors: E. Warwick Daw, James Hicks, Petra Lenzini, Shiow J. Lin, Judy Wang, Christine Williams, Ping An, Michael A. Province and Aldi T. Kraja

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 9):37

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  32. GAW20 provided participants with an opportunity to comprehensively examine genetic and epigenetic variation among related individuals in the context of drug treatment response. GAW20 used data from 188 families (

    Authors: Stella Aslibekyan, Laura Almasy, Michael A. Province, Devin M. Absher and Donna K. Arnett

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 9):35

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  33. The heritability of a phenotype is an estimation of the percent of variance in that phenotype that is attributable to additive genetic factors. Heritability is optimally estimated in family-based sample popula...

    Authors: Nicholas B. Blackburn, Arthur Porto, Juan M. Peralta and John Blangero

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 9):34

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  34. The main goal of this paper is to estimate the effect of triglyceride levels on methylation of cytosine-phosphate-guanine (CpG) sites in multiple-case families. These families are selected because they have 2 ...

    Authors: Angga M. Fuady, Renaud L. M. Tissier and Jeanine J. Houwing-Duistermaat

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 9):33

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  35. Using the real data set from GAW20, we examined changes in the distribution of DNA methylation before and after treatment. Paired analysis of differences in both mean and variance had grossly inflated type 1 e...

    Authors: Angelo J. Canty and Andrew D. Paterson

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 9):32

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  36. Epigenome association studies that test a large number of methylation sites suffer from stringent multiple-testing corrections. This study’s goals were to investigate region-based associations between DNA meth...

    Authors: Kaiqiong Zhao, Lai Jiang, Kathleen Klein, Celia M. T. Greenwood and Karim Oualkacha

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 9):30

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  37. DNA methylation, an epigenetic modification, can be affected by environmental factors and thus regulate gene expression levels that can lead to alterations of certain phenotypes. Network analysis has been used...

    Authors: Elise Lim, Hanfei Xu, Peitao Wu, Daniel Posner, Jiayi Wu, Gina M. Peloso, Achilleas N. Pitsillides, Anita L. DeStefano, L. Adrienne Cupples and Ching-Ti Liu

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 9):27

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  38. Even though there has been great success in identifying lipid-associated single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), the mechanisms through which the SNPs act on each trait are poorly understood. The emergence of ...

    Authors: Anne E. Justice, Annie Green Howard, Lindsay Fernández-Rhodes, Misa Graff, Ran Tao and Kari E. North

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 9):22

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  39. Epigenetic modification has an effect on gene expression under the environmental alteration, but it does not change corresponding genome sequence. DNA methylation (DNAm) is one of the important epigenetic mech...

    Authors: Md. Mohaiminul Islam, Ye Tian, Yan Cheng, Yang Wang and Pingzhao Hu

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 9):21

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  40. Using data on 680 patients from the GAW20 real data set, we conducted Mendelian randomization (MR) studies to explore the causal relationships between methylation levels at selected probes (cytosine-phosphate-...

    Authors: Lai Jiang, Kaiqiong Zhao, Kathleen Klein, Angelo J. Canty, Karim Oualkacha and Celia M. T. Greenwood

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 9):20

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  41. Bayesian networks have been proposed as a way to identify possible causal relationships between measured variables based on their conditional dependencies and independencies. We explored the use of Bayesian ne...

    Authors: Richard A. J. Howey and Heather J. Cordell

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 9):19

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