Publications

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS    

Please see Dr. Thakur's UCSF Profile for a complete listing of her publications.

1. Thakur N, Blanc PD, Julian LJ, Yelin EH, Katz PP, Sidney S, Iribarren C, Eisner MD.  COPD and cognitive impairment: the role of hypoxemia and oxygen therapy.  Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2010; 5:263-9. PMID: 20856825.

2.  Nishimura KK, Galanter JM, Roth LA, Oh SS, Thakur N, Nguyen EA, Thyne S, Farber HJ, Serebrisky D, Kumar R, Brigino-Buenaventura E, Davis A, LeNoir MA, Meade K, Rodriguez-Cintron W, Avila PC, Borrell LN, Bibbins-Domingo K, Rodriguez-Santana JR, Sen S, Lurmann F, Balmes JR, Burchard EG.  Early-life air pollution and asthma risk in minority children. The GALA II and SAGE II studies.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Aug 1; 188(3):309-18. PMID: 23750510.

3.  Thakur N, Oh SS, Nguyen EA, Martin M, Roth LA, Galanter J, Gignoux CR, Eng C, Davis A, Meade K, LeNoir MA, Avila PC, Farber HJ, Serebrisky D, Brigino-Buenaventura E, Rodriguez-Cintron W, Kumar R, Williams LK, Bibbins-Domingo K, Thyne S, Sen S, Rodriguez-Santana JR, Borrell LN, Burchard EG.  Socioeconomic status and childhood asthma in urban minority youths. The GALA II and SAGE II studies.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Nov 15; 188(10):1202-9. PMID: 24050698.

4.  Thakur N, Martin M, Castellanos E, Oh SS, Roth LA, Eng C, Brigino-Buenaventura E, Davis A, Meade K, LeNoir MA, Farber HJ, Thyne S, Sen S, Bibbins-Domingo K, Borrell LN, Burchard EG.Socioeconomic status and asthma control in African American youth in SAGE II.  J Asthma. 2014 Sep; 51(7):720-8. PMID: 24654704.

5.  Thakur N, McGarry ME, S Oh S, M Galanter J, Finn PW, Burchard EG.  The lung corps' approach to reducing health disparities in respiratory disease.  Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2014 May; 11(4):655-60. PMID: 24697756.

6.  Pino-Yanes M, Thakur N, Gignoux CR, Galanter JM, Roth LA, Eng C, Nishimura KK, Oh SS, Vora H, Huntsman S, Nguyen EA, Hu D, Drake KA, Conti DV, Moreno-Estrada A, Sandoval K, Winkler CA, Borrell LN, Lurmann F, Islam TS, Davis A, Farber HJ, Meade K, Avila PC, Serebrisky D, Bibbins-Domingo K, Lenoir MA, Ford JG, Brigino-Buenaventura E, Rodriguez-Cintron W, Thyne SM, Sen S, Rodriguez-Santana JR, Bustamante CD, Williams LK, Gilliland FD, Gauderman WJ, Kumar R, Torgerson DG, Burchard EG.  Genetic ancestry influences asthma susceptibility and lung function among Latinos.  J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2015 Jan; 135(1):228-35. PMID: 25301036.

7.  ME McGarry, E Castellanos, N Thakur, SS Oh, C Eng, A Davis, K Meade, MA LeNoir, PC Avila, HJ Farber, D Serebrisky, E Brigino-Buenaventura, W Rodriguez-Cintron, R Kumar, K Bibbins-Domingo, SM Thyne, S Sen, JR Rodriguez-Santana, LN Borrell, EG Burchard.  Obesity and Bronchodilator Response in African-American and Hispanic Children and Adolescents with Asthma.  PLoS Med. 2015 Dec; 12(12):e1001918. PMID: 26671224.

8.  Oh SS, Galanter J, Thakur N, Pino-Yanes M, Barcelo NE, White MJ, de Bruin DM, Greenblatt RM, Bibbins-Domingo K, Wu AH, Borrell LN, Gunter C, Powe NR, Burchard EG.   Diversity in Clinical and Biomedical Research: A Promise Yet to Be Fulfilled.  PLoS Med. 2015 Dec; 12(12):e1001918. PMID: 26671224.

9.  Neophytou AM, White MJ, Oh SS, Thakur N, Galanter JM, Nishimura KK, Pino-Yanes M, Torgerson DG, Gignoux CR, Eng C, Nguyen EA, Hu D, Mak AC, Kumar R, Seibold MA, Davis A, Farber HJ, Meade K, Avila PC, Serebrisky D, Lenoir MA, Brigino-Buenaventura E, Rodriguez-Cintron W, Bibbins-Domingo K, Thyne SM, Williams LK, Sen S, Gilliland FD, Gauderman WJ, Rodriguez-Santana JR, Lurmann F, Balmes JR, Eisen EA, Burchard EG.  Air Pollution and Lung Function in Minority Youth with Asthma in the GALA II & SAGE II Studies.   AJRCCM. 2016 Jun 1; 193(11):1271-80. PMID 26734713

10.  Oh S, Du R, Zeiger AM, Mcgarry ME, Hu D, Thakur N, Pino-Yanes M, Galanter JM, Farber HJ, Eng C, Nishimura KK, Huntsman S, Meade K, Avila P, Serebrisky D, Bibbins-Domingo K, Lenoir MA, Ford JG, Brigino-Buenaventura E, Rodriguez-Cintron W, Thyne SM, Sen S, Rodriguez-Santana JR, Williams K, Kumar R, Burchard EG.  Breastfeeding associated with higher lung function in African American youths with asthma.   J Asthma. 2016 Dec 08; 0. PMID: 27929698

11.  Galanter J M, Gignoux C R, Oh S S, Torgerson D G,  Pino-Yanes M, Thakur N, Eng C, Hu D, Huntsman S, Farber HJ, Avila PC, Brigino-Buenaventura E, Lenoir M A, Meade K, Serebrisky D, Rodriguez-Cintron W, Kumar R, Rodriguez-Santana JR, Seibold M, Borrell LN, Burchard EG, Zaitlen.  Methylation Analysis Reveals Fundamental Differences Between Ethnicity and Genetic Ancestry.  E-Life. 2017 01 03;6. PMID: 28044981

12.  Carlson S, Borrell LN, Eng C, Nguyen M, Thyne S, LeNoir MA, Burke-Harris N, Burchard EG, Thakur N.  Self-reported racial/ethnic discrimination and bronchodilator response in African American youth with asthma.  PLoS One. 2017; 12(6):e0179091. PMID: 28609485. PMCID: PMC5469454

13.  N Thakur*, Barcelo N*, Oh SS, Nguyen EA, Eng C, Davis A, Meade K, Lenoir MA, Avila PC, Farber HJ, Serebrisky D, Brigino-Buenaventura E, Rodriguez-Cintron W, Kumar R, Bibbins-Domingo K, Thyne S, Sen S, Rodriguez-Santana JR, Borrell LN, Burchard EG. *These authors contributed equally to this work. Discrimination is predictive of asthma in some racial/ethnic groups: The GALA II and SAGE II Studies. Chest.2017;151(4):804-812. PMID 27916618

14.  Hiatt RA, Handley MA, Ling PM, Burchard E, Thakur N, Bibbins-Domingo K.  Origins of Cancer Disparities in Young Adults: Logic Models to Guide Research.  Am J Prev Med. 2017 Sep; 53(3S1):S95-S102. PMID: 28818252

15.  Gignoux CR, Torgerson DG, Pino-Yanes M, Uricchio LH, Galanter J, Roth LA, Eng C, Hu D, Nguyen EA, Huntsman S, Mathias RA, Kumar R, Rodriguez-Santana J, Thakur N, Oh SS, McGarry M, Moreno-Estrada A, Sandoval K, Winkler CA, Seibold MA, Padhukasahasram B, Conti DV, Farber HJ, Avila P, Brigino-Buenaventura E, Lenoir M, Meade K, Serebrisky D, Borrell LN, Rodriguez-Cintron W, Thyne S, Joubert BR, Romieu I, Levin AM, Sienra-Monge JJ, Del Rio-Navarro BE, Gan W, Raby BA, Weiss ST, Bleecker E, Meyers DA, Martinez FJ, Gauderman WJ, Gilliland F, London SJ, Bustamante CD, Nicolae DL, Ober C, Sen S, Barnes K, Williams LK, Hernandez RD, Burchard EG.  An admixture mapping meta-analysis implicates genetic variation at 18q21 with asthma susceptibility in Latinos.  J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2018 Sep 07. PMID: 30201514

16.  Spear ML, Hu D, Pino-Yanes M, Huntsman S, Eng C, Levin AM, Ortega VE, White MJ, McGarry ME, Thakur N, Galanter J, Mak ACY, Oh SS, Ampleford E, Peters SP, Davis A, Kumar R, Farber HJ, Meade K, Avila PC, Serebrisky D, Lenoir MA, Brigino-Buenaventura E, Cintron WR, Thyne SM, Rodriguez-Santana JR, Ford JG, Chapela R, Estrada AM, Sandoval K, Seibold MA, Winkler CA, Bleecker ER, Myers DA, Williams LK, Hernandez RD, Torgerson DG, Burchard EG. A genome-wide association and admixture mapping study of bronchodilator drug response in African Americans with asthma. Pharmacogenomics J. 2018 Sep 12. PMID: 30206298

17.  Koita K, Long D, Hessler D, Benson M, Daley K, Bucci M, Thakur N, Burke Harris N.  Development and implementation of a pediatric adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and other determinants of health questionnaire in the pediatric medical home: A pilot study.   PLoS One. 2018; 13(12):e0208088. PMID: 30540843.

18.  Thakur N, Borrell LN, Ye M, Oh SS, Eng C, Meade K, Avila PC, Farber HJ, Serebrisky D, Brigino-Buenaventura E, Rodriguez-Cintron W, Kumar R, Bibbins-Domingo K, Thyne S, Sen S, Rodriguez-Santana JR, Burchard EG.  Acculturation is Associated with Asthma Burden and Pulmonary Function in Latino Youth: The GALA II Study.  J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2019 Jan 22. PMID: 30682453.

19.  Nardone A, Casey JA, Morello-Frosch R, Mujahid M, Balmes JR, Thakur N.  Associations between historical residential redlining and current age-adjusted rates of emergency department visits due to asthma across eight cities in California: an ecological study.  Lancet Planet Health. 2020 Jan; 4(1):e24-e31. PMID: 31999951

20.         Thakur N, Lovinsky-Desir S, Bime C, Wisnivesky JP, Celedon JC,  The Structural and Social Determinants of the Racial/Ethnic Disparities in the U.S. COVID-19 Pandemic: What's Our Role?.  AJRCCM. July 2020. In Press. PMID:  32677842