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Automated verbal autopsy: from research to routine use in civil registration and vital statistics systems.

Hazard RH, Buddhika MPK, Hart JD, Chowdhury HR, Firth S, Joshi R, Avelino F, Segarra A, Sarmiento DC, Azad AK, Ashrafi SAA, Bo KS, Kwa V, Lopez AD.

BMC Med. 2020 Mar 9;18(1):60. doi: 10.1186/s12916-020-01520-1.


Whither a Welfare-Funded 'Sex Doula' Programme?

Firth SJ.

J Med Ethics. 2019 Jun;45(6):361-364. doi: 10.1136/medethics-2018-105330. Epub 2019 Jun 13.


Rapid Identification of Novel Psychoactive and Other Controlled Substances Using Low-Field 1H NMR Spectroscopy.

Antonides LH, Brignall RM, Costello A, Ellison J, Firth SE, Gilbert N, Groom BJ, Hudson SJ, Hulme MC, Marron J, Pullen ZA, Robertson TBR, Schofield CJ, Williamson DC, Kemsley EK, Sutcliffe OB, Mewis RE.

ACS Omega. 2019 Apr 30;4(4):7103-7112. doi: 10.1021/acsomega.9b00302. Epub 2019 Apr 19.


Contrasting effects of IGF binding protein-3 expression in mammary tumor cells and the tumor microenvironment.

Scully T, Scott CD, Firth SM, Pintar JE, Twigg SM, Baxter RC.

Exp Cell Res. 2019 Jan 1;374(1):38-45. doi: 10.1016/j.yexcr.2018.11.006. Epub 2018 Nov 9.


The clinical and economic impact of cytomegalovirus infection in recipients of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Webb BJ, Harrington R, Schwartz J, Kammerer J, Spalding J, Lee E, Dodds B, Kaufusi S, Goodman BE, Firth SD, Martin G, Sorensen J, Hoda D.

Transpl Infect Dis. 2018 Oct;20(5):e12961. doi: 10.1111/tid.12961. Epub 2018 Jul 20.


The Quality Adjusted Life Year: A Total-Utility Perspective.

Firth SJ.

Camb Q Healthc Ethics. 2018 Apr;27(2):284-294. doi: 10.1017/S0963180117000615.


Enhancement of mammary tumour growth by IGFBP-3 involves impaired T cell accumulation.

Scully T, Scott CD, Firth SM, Sedger LM, Pintar JE, Twigg SM, Baxter RC.

Endocr Relat Cancer. 2018 Feb;25(2):111-122. doi: 10.1530/ERC-17-0384. Epub 2017 Dec 7.


Monitoring and evaluation of disaster response efforts undertaken by local health departments: a rapid realist review.

Gossip K, Gouda H, Lee YY, Firth S, Bermejo R 3rd, Zeck W, Jimenez Soto E.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Jun 29;17(1):450. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2396-8.


New challenges for verbal autopsy: Considering the ethical and social implications of verbal autopsy methods in routine health information systems.

Gouda HN, Flaxman AD, Brolan CE, Joshi R, Riley ID, AbouZahr C, Firth S, Rampatige R, Lopez AD.

Soc Sci Med. 2017 Jul;184:65-74. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.05.002. Epub 2017 May 3. Review.


Integrating community-based verbal autopsy into civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS): system-level considerations.

de Savigny D, Riley I, Chandramohan D, Odhiambo F, Nichols E, Notzon S, AbouZahr C, Mitra R, Cobos Muñoz D, Firth S, Maire N, Sankoh O, Bronson G, Setel P, Byass P, Jakob R, Boerma T, Lopez AD.

Glob Health Action. 2017;10(1):1272882.


Insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 links obesity and breast cancer progression.

Scully T, Firth SM, Scott CD, de Silva HC, Pintar JE, Chan-Ling T, Twigg SM, Baxter RC.

Oncotarget. 2016 Aug 23;7(34):55491-55505. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.10675.


Utilisation of health services and the poor: deconstructing wealth-based differences in facility-based delivery in the Philippines.

Hodge A, Firth S, Bermejo R 3rd, Zeck W, Jimenez-Soto E.

BMC Public Health. 2016 Jul 6;16:523. doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-3148-0.


Validation of a Three-Dimensional Method for Counting and Sizing Podocytes in Whole Glomeruli.

Puelles VG, van der Wolde JW, Schulze KE, Short KM, Wong MN, Bensley JG, Cullen-McEwen LA, Caruana G, Hokke SN, Li J, Firth SD, Harper IS, Nikolic-Paterson DJ, Bertram JF.

J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Oct;27(10):3093-3104. Epub 2016 Mar 14.


Dosage Sensitivity of RPL9 and Concerted Evolution of Ribosomal Protein Genes in Plants.

Devis D, Firth SM, Liang Z, Byrne ME.

Front Plant Sci. 2015 Dec 16;6:1102. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.01102. eCollection 2015.


Correction: Overcoming Stagnation in the Levels and Distribution of Child Mortality: The Case of the Philippines.

Bermejo R 3rd, Firth S, Hodge A, Jimenez-Soto E, Zeck W.

PLoS One. 2015 Oct 21;10(10):e0141633. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0141633. eCollection 2015. No abstract available.


Overcoming Stagnation in the Levels and Distribution of Child Mortality: The Case of the Philippines.

Bermejo R 3rd, Firth S, Hodge A, Jimenez-Soto E, Zeck W.

PLoS One. 2015 Oct 2;10(10):e0139458. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0139458. eCollection 2015. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2015;10(10):e0141633.


Let's Take it to the Clouds: The Potential of Educational Innovations, Including Blended Learning, for Capacity Building in Developing Countries.

Marrinan H, Firth S, Hipgrave D, Jimenez-Soto E.

Int J Health Policy Manag. 2015 Jun 27;4(9):571-3. doi: 10.15171/ijhpm.2015.121.


Evaluation of an MPN test for the rapid enumeration of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in hospital waters.

Sartory DP, Pauly D, Garrec N, Bonadonna L, Semproni M, Schell C, Reimann A, Firth SJ, Thom C, Hartemann P, Exner M, Baldauf H, Lee S, Lee JV.

J Water Health. 2015 Jun;13(2):427-36. doi: 10.2166/wh.2014.187.


Neonatal Mortality and Inequalities in Bangladesh: Differential Progress and Sub-national Developments.

Minnery M, Firth S, Hodge A, Jimenez-Soto E.

Matern Child Health J. 2015 Sep;19(9):2038-47. doi: 10.1007/s10995-015-1716-z.


Raman spectroscopy detection of phytic acid in plant seeds reveals the absence of inorganic polyphosphate.

Kolozsvari B, Firth S, Saiardi A.

Mol Plant. 2015 May;8(5):826-8. doi: 10.1016/j.molp.2015.01.015. Epub 2015 Jan 22. No abstract available.


Involvement of insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 in peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma-mediated inhibition of breast cancer cell growth.

Pon CK, Firth SM, Baxter RC.

Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2015 Jan 5;399:354-61. doi: 10.1016/j.mce.2014.10.023. Epub 2014 Oct 31.


Location matters: trends in inequalities in child mortality in Indonesia. Evidence from repeated cross-sectional surveys.

Hodge A, Firth S, Marthias T, Jimenez-Soto E.

PLoS One. 2014 Jul 25;9(7):e103597. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0103597. eCollection 2014.


IGFBP-3: a cell fate pivot in cancer and disease.

Johnson MA, Firth SM.

Growth Horm IGF Res. 2014 Oct;24(5):164-73. doi: 10.1016/j.ghir.2014.04.007. Epub 2014 Jun 7. Review.


Ethanol effects on the fate and transport of gasoline constituents in the UK.

Firth S, Hildenbrand B, Morgan P.

Sci Total Environ. 2014 Jul 1;485-486:705-710. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.02.119. Epub 2014 Mar 15.


Do strategies to improve quality of maternal and child health care in lower and middle income countries lead to improved outcomes? A review of the evidence.

Dettrick Z, Firth S, Jimenez Soto E.

PLoS One. 2013 Dec 9;8(12):e83070. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0083070. eCollection 2013. Review.


Disparities in child mortality trends in two new states of India.

Minnery M, Jimenez-Soto E, Firth S, Nguyen KH, Hodge A.

BMC Public Health. 2013 Aug 27;13:779. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-779.


Investment case for improving maternal and child health: results from four countries.

Jimenez Soto E, La Vincente S, Clark A, Firth S, Morgan A, Dettrick Z, Dayal P, Aldaba BM, Kosen S, Kraft AD, Panicker R, Prasai Y, Trisnantoro L, Varghese B, Widiati Y; Investment Case Team for India, Indonesia, Nepal, Papua New Guinea and the Philippines.

BMC Public Health. 2013 Jun 21;13:601. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-601.


Informing family planning research priorities: a perspective from the front line in Asia.

Jimenez-Soto E, Dettrick Z, Firth S, Byrne A, La Vincente S.

Trop Med Int Health. 2013 Jun;18(6):674-7. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12094. Epub 2013 Mar 13. No abstract available.


Supporting local planning and budgeting for maternal, neonatal and child health in the Philippines.

La Vincente S, Aldaba B, Firth S, Kraft A, Jimenez-Soto E, Clark A.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2013 Jan 23;11:3. doi: 10.1186/1478-4505-11-3.


Structural transformations and disordering in zirconolite (CaZrTi2O7) at high pressure.

Salamat A, McMillan PF, Firth S, Woodhead K, Hector AL, Garbarino G, Stennett MC, Hyatt NC.

Inorg Chem. 2013 Feb 4;52(3):1550-8. doi: 10.1021/ic302346g. Epub 2013 Jan 22.


The directed differentiation of human iPS cells into kidney podocytes.

Song B, Smink AM, Jones CV, Callaghan JM, Firth SD, Bernard CA, Laslett AL, Kerr PG, Ricardo SD.

PLoS One. 2012;7(9):e46453. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046453. Epub 2012 Sep 28.


δ(18) O analysis of organic compounds: problems with pyrolysis in molybdenum-lined reactors.

Lombino A, Atkinson T, Firth S.

Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom. 2012 Oct 30;26(20):2407-12. doi: 10.1002/rcm.6356.


Interaction between IGF binding protein-3 and TGFβ in the regulation of adipocyte differentiation.

de Silva HC, Firth SM, Twigg SM, Baxter RC.

Endocrinology. 2012 Oct;153(10):4799-807. Epub 2012 Aug 21.


Developing and costing local strategies to improve maternal and child health: the investment case framework.

Jimenez Soto E, La Vincente S, Clark A, Firth S, Morgan A, Dettrick Z, Dayal P, Aldaba BM, Varghese B, Trisnantoro L, Prasai Y; Investment Case Team for India, Indonesia, Nepal, Papua New Guinea and the Philippines.

PLoS Med. 2012;9(8):e1001282. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001282. Epub 2012 Aug 7. No abstract available.


Protection of blood retinal barrier and systemic vasculature by insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3.

Jarajapu YP, Cai J, Yan Y, Li Calzi S, Kielczewski JL, Hu P, Shaw LC, Firth SM, Chan-Ling T, Boulton ME, Baxter RC, Grant MB.

PLoS One. 2012;7(7):e39398. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0039398. Epub 2012 Jul 6.


IGFBP-3 binds GRP78, stimulates autophagy and promotes the survival of breast cancer cells exposed to adverse microenvironments.

Grkovic S, O'Reilly VC, Han S, Hong M, Baxter RC, Firth SM.

Oncogene. 2013 May 9;32(19):2412-20. doi: 10.1038/onc.2012.264. Epub 2012 Jul 2.


Equity and geography: the case of child mortality in Papua New Guinea.

Bauze AE, Tran LN, Nguyen KH, Firth S, Jimenez-Soto E, Dwyer-Lindgren L, Hodge A, Lopez AD.

PLoS One. 2012;7(5):e37861. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0037861. Epub 2012 May 25.


Free insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 (IGFBP-3) reduces retinal vascular permeability in association with a reduction of acid sphingomyelinase (ASMase).

Kielczewski JL, Li Calzi S, Shaw LC, Cai J, Qi X, Ruan Q, Wu L, Liu L, Hu P, Chan-Ling T, Mames RN, Firth S, Baxter RC, Turowski P, Busik JV, Boulton ME, Grant MB.

Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011 Oct 21;52(11):8278-86. doi: 10.1167/iovs.11-8167.


D440N mutation in the acid-labile subunit of insulin-like growth factor complexes inhibits secretion and complex formation.

Firth SM, Yan X, Baxter RC.

Mol Endocrinol. 2011 Feb;25(2):307-14. doi: 10.1210/me.2010-0295. Epub 2010 Dec 22.


A novel role of CCN3 in regulating endothelial inflammation.

Lin Z, Natesan V, Shi H, Hamik A, Kawanami D, Hao C, Mahabaleshwar GH, Wang W, Jin ZG, Atkins GB, Firth SM, Rittié L, Perbal B, Jain MK.

J Cell Commun Signal. 2010 Oct;4(3):141-53. doi: 10.1007/s12079-010-0095-x. Epub 2010 Aug 11.


Intranasal midazolam vs rectal diazepam for the home treatment of acute seizures in pediatric patients with epilepsy.

Holsti M, Dudley N, Schunk J, Adelgais K, Greenberg R, Olsen C, Healy A, Firth S, Filloux F.

Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2010 Aug;164(8):747-53. doi: 10.1001/archpediatrics.2010.130.


Use of Bayesian geostatistical prediction to estimate local variations in Schistosoma haematobium infection in western Africa.

Clements AC, Firth S, Dembelé R, Garba A, Touré S, Sacko M, Landouré A, Bosqué-Oliva E, Barnett AG, Brooker S, Fenwick A.

Bull World Health Organ. 2009 Dec;87(12):921-9. doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.058933. Epub 2009 Jul 27.


Bacterial membrane vesicles deliver peptidoglycan to NOD1 in epithelial cells.

Kaparakis M, Turnbull L, Carneiro L, Firth S, Coleman HA, Parkington HC, Le Bourhis L, Karrar A, Viala J, Mak J, Hutton ML, Davies JK, Crack PJ, Hertzog PJ, Philpott DJ, Girardin SE, Whitchurch CB, Ferrero RL.

Cell Microbiol. 2010 Mar;12(3):372-85. doi: 10.1111/j.1462-5822.2009.01404.x. Epub 2009 Nov 2.


Activity of human pregnancy insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3: determination by reconstituting recombinant complexes.

Yan X, Payet LD, Baxter RC, Firth SM.

Endocrinology. 2009 Nov;150(11):4968-76. doi: 10.1210/en.2009-0090. Epub 2009 Sep 4.


The Child Neurology Workforce Study: pediatrician access and satisfaction.

Bale JF Jr, Currey M, Firth S, Larson R; Executive Committee of the Child Neurology Society.

J Pediatr. 2009 Apr;154(4):602-606.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2008.10.021. Epub 2008 Dec 3.


Evidence of increased bone resorption in neurofibromatosis type 1 using urinary pyridinium crosslink analysis.

Stevenson DA, Schwarz EL, Viskochil DH, Moyer-Mileur LJ, Murray M, Firth SD, D'Astous JL, Carey JC, Pasquali M.

Pediatr Res. 2008 Jun;63(6):697-701. doi: 10.1203/PDR.0b013e31816fee45.


Somnolence effects of antipsychotic medications and the risk of unintentional injury.

Said Q, Gutterman EM, Kim MS, Firth SD, Whitehead R, Brixner D.

Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2008 Apr;17(4):354-64. doi: 10.1002/pds.1559.


Rheumatic chorea: relationship to systemic manifestations and response to corticosteroids.

Walker AR, Tani LY, Thompson JA, Firth SD, Veasy LG, Bale JF Jr.

J Pediatr. 2007 Dec;151(6):679-83. Epub 2007 Aug 24.


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