Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications (in chronological order)

 

Bhat M, Nelson KB, Cummins SK, Grether JK. Prevalence of developmental enamel defects in children with cerebral palsy. J Oral Pathol Med. 1992; 21:241-244.

Grether JK, Nelson KB, Cummins SK. Twinning and cerebral palsy: experience in four Northern California counties, births 1983 through 1985. Pediatr. 1993; 92:854-858.

Cummins SK, Nelson KB, Grether JK, Velie EM. Cerebral palsy in four Northern California counties, births 1983 through 1985. J Pediatr. 1993;123:230-237.

Nelson KB, Grether JK. Can magnesium sulfate reduce the risk of cerebral palsy in very low birth weight infants? Pediatr. 1995;95:263-269.

Grether JK, Nelson KB, Emery III ES, Cummins SK. Prenatal and perinatal factors and cerebral palsy in very low birthweight infants. J Pediatr. 1996;128:407-414.

Nelson KB, Dambrosia JM, Ting TY, Grether JK. Uncertain value of electronic fetal monitoring in predicting cerebral palsy. N Engl J Med. 1996;334:613-618.

Booth VJ, Nelson KB, Dambrosia JM, Grether JK. What factors influence whether placentas are submitted for pathologic examination? Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1997;1176:567-571.

Emery III ES, Eaton A, Grether JK, Nelson KB. Assessment of gestational age using birth certificate data compared with medical record data. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 1997;11:313-321.

Nelson KB, Grether JK. Cerebral palsy in low birth weight infants: etiology and strategies for prevention.  Ment Retard Devel Disab Res Rev. 1997;3:112-117.

Grether JK, Nelson KB. Maternal infection and cerebral palsy in infants of normal birthweight. JAMA. 1997;278(3):207-211.

Grether JK, Hoogstrate J, Selvin S, Nelson KB. Magnesium sulfate tocolysis and risk of neonatal death. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1998;178(1 pt.1):1-6.

Nelson KB, Grether JK. Potentially birth asphyxiating conditions and risk of spastic cerebral palsy in infants of normal birthweight. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1998;179:507-513.

Nelson KB, Dambrosia JM, Grether JK, Phillips TM. Neonatal cytokines and coagulation factors in children with cerebral palsy. Ann Neurol. 1998;44(4):665-675.
Nelson KB, Grether JK. Selection of neonates for neuroprotective therapies: one set of criteria applied to a population. Arch Pediatr Adol Med 1999;153:393-398.

Grether JK, Nelson KB, Dambrosia JM, Phillips TM. Interferons and cerebral palsy. J Pediatr. 1999;134(3):324-332.

Grether JK, Eaton A, Redline R, Bendon R, Benirschke K, Nelson KB. Reliability of placental histology using archived specimens. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 1999;13(4):489-495.

Nelson KB, Grether JK.  Causes of cerebral palsy. Curr Opin Pediatr. 1999;11(6):487-491.

Grether JK, Nelson KB.  Possible decrease in prevalence of cerebral palsy in premature infants [Letter]. J Pediatr. 2000;136(1):133.

Grether JK, Hoogstrate J, Walsh-Greene E, Nelson KB. Magnesium sulfate for tocolysis and risk of spastic cerebral palsy in premature children born to women without preeclampsia. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2000 Sep;183(3):717-25.

Nelson KB, Grether JK, Croen LA, Dambrosia JM, Phillips TM, Dickens BF, Jelliffe LL, Hansen RL.  Neuropeptides and neurotrophins in neonatal blood of children with autism or mental retardation. Ann Neurol. 2001 May;49(5):597-606.

Croen LA, Grether JK, Curry CJ, Nelson KB.  Congenital abnormalities among children with cerebral palsy:  more evidence for prenatal antecedents. J Pediatr. 2001 June;38(6):804-810.

Croen LA, Grether JK, Hoogstrate J, Selvin S.  The epidemiology of mental retardation of unknown cause:  Pediatr. 2001 June;107(6):e86.

Lynch JK,  Nelson KB, Curry CJ, Grether JK.  Cerebrovascular disorders in children with the Factor V Leiden mutation. J of Child Neurology. 2001 Oct.;16(10):735-744.

Croen LA, Grether JK, Hoogstrate J, Selvin S.  The prevalence of autism: is it increasing? Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 2002 June; 32(3): 207-215

Croen LA, Grether JK, Selvin S.  Descriptive epidemiology of autism in a California population: who is at risk? Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 2002 June; 32(3): 217-224

Scher AI, Petterson B, Nelson KB, Grether JK, Ellenberg JK, Murphy C. The risk of mortality or cerebral palsy in twins; a collaborative population-based study.  Pediatric Research (in press)

Hallmayer J, Glasson EJ, Bower C, Petterson B, Croen L, Grether J, Risch N.  On the twin risk in autism. Am J Hum Gen (in press)

Grether JK, Nelson KB, Walsh E, Willoughby RE, Redline RW. Intrauterine exposure to infection and risk of cerebral palsy in very preterm infants. Archives of Ped and Adolescent Medicine (in press)

Nelson KB, Grether JK, et al., Neonatal cytokines and cerebral palsy in very preterm infants. (Under review)