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2019 Association Between Maternal 2nd Trimester Plasma Folate Levels and Infant Bronchiolitis 2019
2018 Association of prenatal folate status with early childhood wheeze and atopic dermatitis 2018
2017 A higher degree of expression of DNA methyl transferase 1 in cervical cancer is associated with poor survival outcome 2017
2016 Expression of p16INK4A in cervical precancerous lesions is unlikely to be preventable by human papillomavirus vaccines 2016
2016 Accuracy of urinary human papillomavirus testing for the presence of cervical human papillomaviruses and higher grades of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 2016
2016 Urinary microbiota associated with preterm birth: Results from the conditions affecting neurocognitive development and learning in early childhood (CANDLE) study 2016
2016 An examination of racial differences in 5-year survival of cervical cancer among African American and white American women in the southeastern US from 1985 to 2010 2016
2016 Cervical microbiota associated with higher grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in women infected with high-risk human papillomaviruses 2016
2016 Homocysteinemia is Associated with a Lower Degree of PBMC LINE-1 Methylation and a Higher Risk of CIN 2C in the U.S. Post-Folic Acid Fortification Era 2016
2016 Dietary factors associated with bladder cancer 2016
2014 Functional variants in CYP1A1 and GSTM1 are associated with clearance of cervical HPV infection 2014
2014 A lower degree of PBMC L1 methylation in women with lower folate status may explain the MTHFR C677T polymorphism associated higher risk of CIN in the US post folic acid fortification era 2014
2014 Functional variants in CYP1A1 and GSTM1 are associated with clearance of cervical HPV infection 2014
2014 Excess body weight during pregnancy and offspring obesity: Potential mechanisms 2014
2014 Excess body weight during pregnancy and offspring obesity: potential mechanisms. 2014
2014 Folate and vitamin B12 may play a critical role in lowering the HPV 16 methylation - Associated risk of developing higher grades of CIN 2014
2013 Determinants of neural tube defect (NTD)-protective circulating concentrations of folate in women of child-bearing age in the US post-folic acid fortification era 2013
2013 Mild Obesity, Physical Activity, Calorie Intake, and the Risks of Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia and Cervical Cancer 2013
2013 Intake and blood concentrations of folate and their association with health-related behaviors in Korean college students 2013
2013 Dietary patterns in pregnancy and effects on nutrient intake in the mid-south: The conditions affecting neurocognitive development and learning in early childhood (CANDLE) study 2013
2013 A Lower Degree of PBMC L1 Methylation Is Associated with Excess Body Weight and Higher HOMA-IR in the Presence of Lower Concentrations of Plasma Folate 2013
2013 Folate in pregnancy and imprinted gene and repeat element methylation in the offspring 2013
2013 Triple Negative Breast Cancer - An Overview. 2013
2012 A dietary pattern associated with LINE-1 methylation alters the risk of developing cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 2012
2012 A simple distribution-free algorithm for generating simulated high-dimensional correlated data with an autoregressive structure 2012
2011 Usefulness of serum mass spectrometry to identify women diagnosed with higher grades of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia may differ by race 2011
2011 Aflatoxin levels, plasma vitamins A and e concentrations, and their association with HIV and hepatitis B virus infections in Ghanaians: A cross-sectional study 2011
2011 A higher degree of LINE-1 methylation in peripheral blood mononuclear cells, a one-carbon nutrient related epigenetic alteration, is associated with a lower risk of developing cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 2011
2011 Predictors and Health Consequences of Epigenetic Changes Associated with Excess Body Weight in Women of Child-bearing Age 2011
2011 A higher degree of methylation of the HPV 16 E6 gene is associated with a lower likelihood of being diagnosed with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 2011
2010 Aflatoxin B 1 albumin adducts in plasma and aflatoxin M 1 in urine are associated with plasma concentrations of vitamins A and E 2010
2010 Indian women with higher serum concentrations of folate and vitamin B12 are significantly less likely to be infected with carcinogenic or high-risk (HR) types of human papillomaviruses (HPVs) 2010
2010 Association of genomewide newborn DNA methylation patterns with maternal and newborn characteristics 2010
2009 Mandatory fortification with folic acid in the United States appears to have adverse effects on histone methylation in women with pre-cancer but not in women free of pre-cancer 2009
2009 Diet and deprivation in pregnancy 2009
2009 Diet and deprivation in pregnancy 2009
2009 Lower risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in women with high plasma folate and sufficient vitamin B12 in the post-folic acid fortification era (Cancer Prevention Research (2009) 2, (658-664)) 2009
2009 Lower risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in women with high plasma folate and sufficient vitamin B12 in the post-folic acid fortification era 2009
2009 Associations among Circulating Concentrations of Micronutrients and Risk of Being Diagnosed with Primary Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (PNSCLC) 2009
2009 Higher Dietary Calcium Intake is Associated with Lower Risk for Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia in Women Infected with Carcinogenic Human Papillomavirus 2009
2009 Higher Dietary Calcium Intake is Associated with Lower Risk for Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia in Women Infected with Carcinogenic Human Papillomaviruses 2009
2009 Sources of Folate Intake in Women at Risk for Cervical Cancer (CC) in an Era of Folic Acid Fortification 2009
2008 Human endogenous retrovirus K triggers an antigen-specific immune response in breast cancer patients 2008
2008 Folic acid use in pregnancy and embryo selection 2008
2008 Mandatory fortification with folic acid in the United States is associated with increased expression of DNA methyltransferase-1 in the cervix 2008
2007 A practical approach to red blood cell folate analysis. 2007
2007 Association of vitamin A deficiency with decrease in tumor necrosis factor-α expressing CD3-CD56+ natural killer cells in Ghanaians 2007
2007 Lower red blood cell folate enhances the HPV-16-associated risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 2007
2007 Protective association of MTHFR polymorphism on cervical intraepithelial neoplasia is modified by riboflavin status 2007
2007 Update on micronutrients and cervical dysplasia 2007
2007 Plasma protein profiles differ between women diagnosed with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (cin) 1 and 3. 2007
2007 Update on micronutrients and cervical dysplasia. 2007
2006 Plasma protein profiles differ between women diagnosed with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) 1 and 3 2006
2006 Intrinsic cisplatin resistance in lung and ovarian cancer cells propagating in medium acutely depleted of folate 2006
2006 Effect of short-term, high-dose retinol on dark adaptation in aging and early age-related maculopathy 2006
2006 The mandatory fortification of foods with folic acid in the United States is not associated. with an improvement in the degree or pattern of global DNA methylation in the cervical epithelium 2006
2006 Mandatory fortification with folic acid in the United States is not associated with changes in the degree or the pattern of global DNA methylation in cells involved in cervical carcinogenesis 2006
2005 Novel approaches to smoothing and comparing SELDI TOF spectra 2005
2005 Pattern of nonspecific (or global) DNA methylation in oral carcinogenesis 2005
2005 Protective effect of MTHFR poiymorphism on cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) is modified by riboflavin status 2005
2005 Women with polymorphisms of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) and methionine synthase (MS) are less likely to have cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) 2 or 3 2005
2005 Patterns of global DNA and histone methylation appear to be similar in normal, dysplastic and neoplastic oral epithelium of humans 2005
2004 Folate is associated with the natural history of high-risk human papillomaviruses 2004
2004 Associations between two common variants C677T and A1298C in the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene and of measures of folate metabolism and DNA stability (strand breaks, misincorporated uracil, and DNA methylation status) in human lymphocytes in vivo 2004
2004 Effect of folic acid fortification of foods on folate intake in female smokers with cervical dysplasia 2004
2003 Exceptionally High Protection of Photocarcinogenesis by Topical Application of (-)-Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate in Hydrophilic Cream in SKH-1 Hairless Mouse Model: Relationship to Inhibition of UVB-Induced Global DNA Hypomethylation 2003
2003 Retinoids and epigenetic silencing in cancer 2003
2003 Beta-carotene is most predictive of fruit and vegetable intake in an all-female population of smokers 2003
2003 Folate is associated with the acquisition, persistence and clearance of high-risk (HR) human papillomavirus (HPV) 2003
2003 Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) and methionine synthase (MS) polymorphisms are associated with a decreased risk of cervical dysplasia 2003
2003 Race- and age-dependent alterations in global methylation of DNA in squamous cell carcinoma of the lung (United States) 2003
2003 Nuclear accumulation of p53 is a potential marker for the development of squamous cell lung cancer in smokers 2003
2003 Receiver operating characteristic (ROC) to determine cut-off points of biomarkers in lung cancer patients 2003
2002 DNA methylation and diet in cancer 2002
2002 The pattern of expression of Mn and Cu-Zn superoxide dismutase varies among squamous cell cancers of the lung, larynx, and oral cavity 2002
2002 Cellular vitamins, DNA methylation and cancer risk 2002
2002 Cellular vitamins, DNA methylation and cancer risk. 2002
2002 Differential expression of growth factors in squamous cell carcinoma and precancerous lesions of the lung 2002
2002 The pattern of expression of Mn and Cu-Zn superoxide dismutase varies among squamous cell cancers of the head and neck 2002
2002 Associations among folate, vitamin C, vitamin B-12, and global DNA methylation in adenocarcinomas of the lung 2002
2002 Food fortification with folate: Has it benefited cancer prevention and control? 2002
2002 Gene-nutrient interactions and global DNA methylation in peripheral leukocytes 2002
2002 Racial and genetic differences in specific risk factors among women at high risk for cervical cancer 2002
2002 The effect of folate fortification of foods on folate intake in female smokers with cervical dysplasia 2002
2002 The effect of folic acid fortification on folate intake among smokers and non-smokers 2002
2002 10 Role of global methylation of dma in lung carcinoma 2002
2001 Modulation of cancer risk by genetic polymorphism of methylene tetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) and methionine synthase (MS) may depend on the racial distribution of study subjects. 2001
2001 Nuclear accumulation of p53 is a potential marker for the development of squamous cell lung cancer in smokers. 2001
2001 Race and age-dependent alterations in global methylation of DNA in squamous cell carcinoma of the lung. 2001
2001 Variations of vitamin concentrations and DNA methylation in squamous cell cancers of the oral cavity, larynx and lung. 2001
2001 Altered global methylation of DNA: An epigenetic difference in susceptibility for lung cancer is associated with its progression 2001
2000 Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) polymorphism increases the risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 2000
2000 The accumulation of ascorbic acid by squamous cell carcinomas of the lung and larynx is associated with global methylation of DNA 2000
2000 Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) polymorphism increases the risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia. 2000
2000 Elevated expression of fatty acid synthase (FASE) in squamous cell cancer of the lung. 2000
2000 Localized folate and vitamin B-12 deficiency in squamous cell lung cancer is associated with global DNA hypomethylation. 2000
2000 The accumulation of ascorbic acid by squamous cat cancers of the lung, larynx and oral cavity. 2000
2000 Immunohistochemical evaluation of global DNA methylation: Comparison with in vitro radiolabeled methyl incorporation assay 2000
2000 Localized folate and vitamin B-12 deficiency in squamous cell lung cancer is associated with global DNA hypomethylation 2000
2000 The expression of Ep-CAM (17-1A) in squamous cell cancers of the lung 2000
2000 The expression of fatty acid synthase (FASE) is an early event in the development and progression of squamous cell carcinoma of the lung 2000
1998 Hypomethylation in cervical tissue: Is there a correlation with folate status? 1998
1997 Correlates of plasma vitamin C and predicted dietary requirements for cigarette smokers 1997
1997 Variability in DNA methylation analysis of colon and cervical biopsies. 1997
1995 Cigarette Smoking, Intracellular Vitamin Deficiency, and Occurrence of Micronuclei in Epithelial Cells of the Buccal Mucosa 1995
1995 RED-CELL FOLATE ASSAY - A NEW APPROACH 1995
1994 LOCAL AND SYSTEMIC EFFECTS OF CIGARETTE-SMOKING ON FOLATE AND VITAMIN-B-12 1994
1994 Local and systemic effects of cigarette smoking on folate and vitamin B- 12 1994
1993 EFFECT OF SMOKING ON BUCCAL MUCOSAL VITAMIN-B12 LEVELS 1993
1992 EVIDENCE OF FREE, BOUND AND POLYGLUTAMATE FORMS OF FOLATE IN HUMAN SALIVA 1992
1992 Effect of smoking on folate levels in buccal mucosal cells 1992

Full Name

  • Chandrika Piyathilake