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SAGE Study Publications

  1. Body image and dieting attitudes among preadolescents. Bernier CD, Kozyrskyj AL, Benoit C, Becker AB, Marchessault G. Can J Diet Pract Res. 2010 Fall;71(3):122.

  1. TLR4 Asp299Gly and Thr399Ile polymorphisms: no impact on human immune responsiveness to LPS or respiratory syncytial virus. Douville RN, Lissitsyn Y, Hirschfeld AF, Becker AB, Kozyrskyj AL, Liem J, Bastien N, Li Y, Victor RE, Sekhon M, Turvey SE, HayGlass KT. PLoS One. 2010 Aug 10;5(8):e12087.

  1. Children's Perceptions of Healthful Eating and Physical Activity. Protudjer JL, Marchessault G, Kozyrskyj AL, Becker AB. Can J Diet Pract Res. 2010 Spring;71(1):19-23.

  1. Lower cortisol levels in children with asthma exposed to recurrent maternal distress from birth. Dreger LC, Kozyrskyj AL, HayGlass KT, Becker AB, MacNeil BJ. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2010 Jan;125(1):116-22. Epub 2009 Dec 4.

  1. Altered epigenetic regulation and increasing severity of bronchial hyperresponsiveness in atopic asthmatic children. Su RC, Becker AB, Kozyrskyj AL, Hayglass KT. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2009 Nov;124(5):1116-8.

  1. Asthma and genes encoding components of the vitamin D pathway. Bossé Y, Lemire M, Poon AH, Daley D, He JQ, Sandford A, White JH, James AL, Musk AW, Palmer LJ, Raby BA, Weiss ST, Kozyrskyj AL, Becker A, Hudson TJ, Laprise C. Respir Res. 2009 Oct 24;10:98.

  1. A novel study design to investigate the early-life origins of asthma in children (SAGE study). Kozyrskyj AL, HayGlass KT, Sandford AJ, Paré PD, Chan-Yeung M, Becker AB. Allergy. 2009 Aug;64(8):1185-93. Epub 2009 Mar 27.

  1. Analyses of associations with asthma in four asthma population samples from Canada and Australia. Daley D, Lemire M, Akhabir L, Chan-Yeung M, He JQ, McDonald T, Sandford A, Stefanowicz D, Tripp B, Zamar D, Bosse Y, Ferretti V, Montpetit A, Tessier MC, Becker A, Kozyrskyj AL, Beilby J, McCaskie PA, Musk B, Warrington N, James A, Laprise C, Palmer LJ, Paré PD, Hudson TJ. Hum Genet. 2009 May;125(4):445-59. Epub 2009 Feb 27

  1. Fast food consumption counters the protective effect of breastfeeding on asthma in children?  Mai XM, Becker AB, Liem JJ, Kozyrskyj AL.  Clin Exp Allergy. 2009 Apr;39(4):556-61. Epub 2009 Jan 22

  1. Should Younger Siblings of Peanut-Allergic Children Be Assessed by an Allergist before Being Fed Peanut? Liem JJ, Huq S, Kozyrskyj AL, Becker AB. Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol. 2008 Dec 15;4(4):144-9. Epub 2008 Dec 15

  1. Normalization strategies of children with asthma. Protudjer JL, Kozyrskyj AL, Becker AB, Marchessault G. Qual Health Res. 2009 Jan;19(1):94-104. Epub 2008 Nov 7.

  1. Diagnosing asthma in children: what is the role for methacholine bronchoprovocation testing?  Liem JJ, Kozyrskyj AL, Cockroft DW, Becker AB. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2008 May;43(5):481-9

  1. Genetic variation in immune signaling genes differentially expressed in asthmatic lung tissues. Tremblay K, Daley D, Chamberland A, Lemire M, Montpetit A, Laviolette M, Musk AW, James AL, Chan-Yeung M, Becker A, Kozyrskyj AL, Sandford AJ, Hudson TJ, Paré PD, Laprise C. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2008 Sep;122(3):529-36.e17

  1. Delay in diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus vaccination is associated with a reduced risk of childhood asthma. McDonald KL, Huq SI, Lix LM, Becker AB, Kozyrskyj AL., J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2008 Mar;121(3):626-31. Epub 2008 Jan 18.

  1. Epigenetic regulation of established human type 1 versus type 2 cytokine responses.Su RC, Becker AB, Kozyrskyj AL, Hayglass KT. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2008 Jan;121(1):57-63.e3. Epub 2007 Nov 5

  1. Continued exposure to maternal distress in early life is associated with an increased risk of childhood asthma. Kozyrskyj AL, Mai XM, McGrath P, Hayglass KT, Becker AB, Macneil B. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2008 Jan 15;177(2):142-7. Epub 2007 Oct 11.

  1. Infrequent milk consumption plus being overweight may have great risk for asthma in girls. Mai XM, Becker AB, Sellers EA, Liem JJ, Kozyrskyj AL. Allergy. 2007 Nov;62(11):1295-301
  1. Asthma is not enough: continuation of smoking among parents with an asthmatic child.Liem JJ, Kozyrskyj AL, Benoit CM, Becker AB. Can Respir J. 2007 Sep;14(6):349-53

  1. Level of Toll-like receptor agonist exposure differentially determines chemokine production in humans. Lissitsyn Y, Becker AB, Kozyrskyj AL, HayGlass KT. Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 2007 Jul;85(7):739-46

  1. Transient tachypnea of the newborn may be an early clinical manifestation of wheezing symptoms. Liem JJ, Huq SI, Ekuma O, Becker AB, Kozyrskyj AL. J Pediatr. 2007 Jul;151(1):29-33.

  1.  The relationship of breast-feeding, overweight, and asthma in preadolescents.Mai XM, Becker AB, Sellers EA, Liem JJ, Kozyrskyj AL. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2007 Sep;120(3):551-6. Epub 2007 Jun 21

  1. Increased risk of childhood asthma from antibiotic use in early life.Kozyrskyj AL, Ernst P, Becker AB. Chest. 2007 Jun;131(6):1753-9. Epub 2007 Apr

  1. The risk of developing food allergy in premature or low-birth-weight children. Liem JJ, Kozyrskyj AL, Huq SI, Becker AB. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2007 May;119(5):1203-9. Epub 2007 Mar 26.

  1. Association of urokinase-type plasminogen activator with asthma and atopy.Bégin P, Tremblay K, Daley D, Lemire M, Claveau S, Salesse C, Kacel S, Montpetit A, Becker A, Chan-Yeung M, Kozyrskyj AL, Hudson TJ, Laprise C. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2007 Jun 1;175(11):1109-16. Epub 2007 Mar 15.
  25. Depression is more common in girls with non-atopic asthma. Bahreinian S, Ball G, Colman I, Becker A,              Kozyrskyj A. Chest. 2011 April 7

CAPPS Study Publications

Major cat allergen (Fel d I) levels in the homes of patients with asthma and their relationship to sensitization to cat dander. Quirce S, Dimich-Ward H, Chan H, Ferguson A, Becker A, Manfreda J, Simons E, Chan-Yeung M,   Ann Allergy Asthma Imunol. 1995 Oct: 75 (4): 325-30.

Early environmental determinants of asthma risk in a high-risk birth cohort. Chan-Yeung M, Hegele RG, Dimich-Ward H, Ferguson A, SchulzerM, Chan H, Watson W, Becker A. 
Pediatr Allergy Immunol 2008: 19: 482–489.