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Climate-driven shift in coral morphological structure predicts decline of juvenile reef fishes.

Fontoura L, Zawada KJA, D'agata S, Baird AH, Álvarez-Noriega M, Woods RM, Luiz OJ, Dornelas M, Madin JS, Maina JM, Madin EMP.

Glob Chang Biol. 2019 Nov 7. doi: 10.1111/gcb.14911. [Epub ahead of print]


Fasting in the ureotelic Lake Magadi tilapia, Alcolapia grahami, does not reduce its high metabolic demand, increasing its vulnerability to siltation events.

De Boeck G, Wood CM, Brix KV, Sinha AK, Matey V, Johannsson OE, Bianchini A, Bianchini LF, Maina JN, Kavembe GD, Papah MB, Kisipan ML, Ojoo RO.

Conserv Physiol. 2019 Oct 31;7(1):coz060. doi: 10.1093/conphys/coz060. eCollection 2019.


Endemicity of Yaws and Seroprevalence of Treponema pallidum Antibodies in Nonhuman Primates, Kenya.

Zimmerman DM, Hardgrove EH, von Fricken ME, Kamau J, Chai D, Mutura S, Kivali V, Hussein F, Ambala P, Surmat A, Maina JG, Knauf S.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2019 Nov;25(11):2147-2149. doi: 10.3201/eid2511.190716.


A Public Health Response to a Mudslide in Freetown, Sierra Leone, 2017: Lessons Learnt.

Musoke R, Chimbaru A, Jambai A, Njuguna C, Kayita J, Bunn J, Latt A, Yao M, Yoti Z, Yahaya A, Githuku J, Nabukenya I, Maina J, Ifeanyi S, Fall IS.

Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2019 Aug 19:1-9. doi: 10.1017/dmp.2019.53. [Epub ahead of print]


Social-environmental drivers inform strategic management of coral reefs in the Anthropocene.

Darling ES, McClanahan TR, Maina J, Gurney GG, Graham NAJ, Januchowski-Hartley F, Cinner JE, Mora C, Hicks CC, Maire E, Puotinen M, Skirving WJ, Adjeroud M, Ahmadia G, Arthur R, Bauman AG, Beger M, Berumen ML, Bigot L, Bouwmeester J, Brenier A, Bridge TCL, Brown E, Campbell SJ, Cannon S, Cauvin B, Chen CA, Claudet J, Denis V, Donner S, Estradivari, Fadli N, Feary DA, Fenner D, Fox H, Franklin EC, Friedlander A, Gilmour J, Goiran C, Guest J, Hobbs JA, Hoey AS, Houk P, Johnson S, Jupiter SD, Kayal M, Kuo CY, Lamb J, Lee MAC, Low J, Muthiga N, Muttaqin E, Nand Y, Nash KL, Nedlic O, Pandolfi JM, Pardede S, Patankar V, Penin L, Ribas-Deulofeu L, Richards Z, Roberts TE, Rodgers KS, Safuan CDM, Sala E, Shedrawi G, Sin TM, Smallhorn-West P, Smith JE, Sommer B, Steinberg PD, Sutthacheep M, Tan CHJ, Williams GJ, Wilson S, Yeemin T, Bruno JF, Fortin MJ, Krkosek M, Mouillot D.

Nat Ecol Evol. 2019 Sep;3(9):1341-1350. doi: 10.1038/s41559-019-0953-8. Epub 2019 Aug 12.


A spatial database of health facilities managed by the public health sector in sub Saharan Africa.

Maina J, Ouma PO, Macharia PM, Alegana VA, Mitto B, Fall IS, Noor AM, Snow RW, Okiro EA.

Sci Data. 2019 Jul 25;6(1):134. doi: 10.1038/s41597-019-0142-2.


Contextualizing medication abortion in seven African nations: A literature review.

Moseson H, Shaw J, Chandrasekaran S, Kimani E, Maina J, Malisau P, Musa Y, Nmezi S, Philipo K, Borjas EB, Young YY, Janssen K.

Health Care Women Int. 2019;40(7-9):950-980. doi: 10.1080/07399332.2019.1608207. Epub 2019 Jun 3.


Determining the Cause of Death Among Children Hospitalized With Respiratory Illness in Kenya: Protocol for Pediatric Respiratory Etiology Surveillance Study (PRESS).

Njuguna HN, Zaki SR, Roberts DJ, Fligner CL, Keating MK, Rogena E, Walong E, Gachii AK, Maleche-Obimbo E, Irimu G, Mathaiya J, Orata N, Lopokoiyit R, Maina J, Emukule GO, Onyango CO, Gikunju S, Owuor C, Kinuthia P, Bunei M, Fields B, Widdowson MA, Mott JA, Chaves SS.

JMIR Res Protoc. 2019 Jan 10;8(1):e10854. doi: 10.2196/10854.


Occurrence and Levels of Aflatoxins in Fish Feeds and Their Potential Effects on Fish in Nyeri, Kenya.

Mwihia EW, Mbuthia PG, Eriksen GS, Gathumbi JK, Maina JG, Mutoloki S, Waruiru RM, Mulei IR, Lyche JL.

Toxins (Basel). 2018 Dec 17;10(12). pii: E543. doi: 10.3390/toxins10120543.


Morphometric and morphological study of the respiratory organs of the bimodally-breathing African sharptooth catfish (Clarias gariepinus): Burchell (1822).

Mbanga B, van Dyk C, Maina JN.

Zoology (Jena). 2018 Oct;130:6-18. doi: 10.1016/j.zool.2018.07.005. Epub 2018 Jul 23.


National and sub-national variation in patterns of febrile case management in sub-Saharan Africa.

Alegana VA, Maina J, Ouma PO, Macharia PM, Wright J, Atkinson PM, Okiro EA, Snow RW, Tatem AJ.

Nat Commun. 2018 Nov 26;9(1):4994. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-07536-9.


Archaeorhynchus preserving significant soft tissue including probable fossilized lungs.

Wang X, O'Connor JK, Maina JN, Pan Y, Wang M, Wang Y, Zheng X, Zhou Z.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Nov 6;115(45):11555-11560. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1805803115. Epub 2018 Oct 22.


Bone density and asymmetry are not related to DDT in House Sparrows: Insights from micro-focus X-ray computed tomography.

Steyn L, Hoffman J, Bouwman H, Maina AW, Maina JN.

Chemosphere. 2018 Dec;212:734-743. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2018.08.119. Epub 2018 Aug 25.


Variability in distribution and use of tuberculosis diagnostic tests in Kenya: a cross-sectional survey.

Oliwa JN, Maina J, Ayieko P, Gathara D, Kathure IA, Masini E, Van't Hoog AH, van Hensbroek MB, English M.

BMC Infect Dis. 2018 Jul 16;18(1):328. doi: 10.1186/s12879-018-3237-z.


Cross-border movement, economic development and malaria elimination in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Al Zahrani MH, Omar AI, Abdoon AMO, Ibrahim AA, Alhogail A, Elmubarak M, Elamin YE, AlHelal MA, Alshahrani AM, Abdelgader TM, Saeed I, El Gamri TB, Alattas MS, Dahlan AA, Assiri AM, Maina J, Li XH, Snow RW.

BMC Med. 2018 Jun 26;16(1):98. doi: 10.1186/s12916-018-1081-z.


The Effect of Music on Exercise Intensity among Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Pilot Study.

Woodman AC, Breviglia E, Mori Y, Golden R, Maina J, Wisniewski H.

J Clin Med. 2018 Feb 26;7(3). pii: E38. doi: 10.3390/jcm7030038.


Associations between DDT and egg parameters of the House Sparrow Passer domesticus from the Thohoyandou area of South Africa.

Steyn L, Bouwman H, Maina JN.

Chemosphere. 2018 May;198:249-256. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2018.01.125. Epub 2018 Feb 6.


Access to emergency hospital care provided by the public sector in sub-Saharan Africa in 2015: a geocoded inventory and spatial analysis.

Ouma PO, Maina J, Thuranira PN, Macharia PM, Alegana VA, English M, Okiro EA, Snow RW.

Lancet Glob Health. 2018 Mar;6(3):e342-e350. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(17)30488-6. Epub 2018 Jan 26.


Antenatal care attendance and uptake of skilled delivery, Lokitaung Sub-County Hospital, Turkana County, Kenya.

Okoth VA, Maina JW, Ransom J.

Trop Doct. 2018 Apr;48(2):97-99. doi: 10.1177/0049475518754719. Epub 2018 Jan 23.


Coverage of routine reporting on malaria parasitological testing in Kenya, 2015-2016.

Maina JK, Macharia PM, Ouma PO, Snow RW, Okiro EA.

Glob Health Action. 2017;10(1):1413266. doi: 10.1080/16549716.2017.1413266.


The prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum in sub-Saharan Africa since 1900.

Snow RW, Sartorius B, Kyalo D, Maina J, Amratia P, Mundia CW, Bejon P, Noor AM.

Nature. 2017 Oct 26;550(7677):515-518. doi: 10.1038/nature24059. Epub 2017 Oct 11.


Inorganic Nanoparticles/Metal Organic Framework Hybrid Membrane Reactors for Efficient Photocatalytic Conversion of CO2.

Maina JW, Schütz JA, Grundy L, Des Ligneris E, Yi Z, Kong L, Pozo-Gonzalo C, Ionescu M, Dumée LF.

ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2017 Oct 11;9(40):35010-35017. doi: 10.1021/acsami.7b11150. Epub 2017 Sep 29.


Tracing the influence of land-use change on water quality and coral reefs using a Bayesian model.

Brown CJ, Jupiter SD, Albert S, Klein CJ, Mangubhai S, Maina JM, Mumby P, Olley J, Stewart-Koster B, Tulloch V, Wenger A.

Sci Rep. 2017 Jul 6;7(1):4740. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-05031-7.


Morphological and morphometric specializations of the lung of the Andean goose, Chloephaga melanoptera: A lifelong high-altitude resident.

Maina JN, McCracken KG, Chua B, York JM, Milsom WK.

PLoS One. 2017 Mar 24;12(3):e0174395. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0174395. eCollection 2017.


Correction: To Fish or Not to Fish: Factors at Multiple Scales Affecting Artisanal Fishers' Readiness to Exit a Declining Fishery.

Daw TM, Cinner JE, McClanahan TR, Brown K, Stead SM, Graham NA, Maina J.

PLoS One. 2017 Feb 8;12(2):e0172075. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0172075. eCollection 2017.


Critical appraisal of some factors pertinent to the functional designs of the gas exchangers.

Maina JN.

Cell Tissue Res. 2017 Mar;367(3):747-767. doi: 10.1007/s00441-016-2549-9. Epub 2016 Dec 17. Review.


Metabolism and antioxidant defense in the larval chironomid Tanytarsus minutipalpus: adjustments to diel variations in the extreme conditions of Lake Magadi.

Bianchini LF, Wood CM, Bergman HL, Johannsson OE, Laurent P, Chevalier C, Kisipan ML, Kavembe GD, Papah MB, Brix KV, De Boeck G, Maina JN, Ojoo RO, Bianchini A.

Biol Open. 2017 Jan 15;6(1):83-91. doi: 10.1242/bio.021139.


Pivotal debates and controversies on the structure and function of the avian respiratory system: setting the record straight.

Maina JN.

Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc. 2017 Aug;92(3):1475-1504. doi: 10.1111/brv.12292. Epub 2016 Jul 28. Review.


Bright spots among the world’s coral reefs.

Cinner JE, Huchery C, MacNeil MA, Graham NA, McClanahan TR, Maina J, Maire E, Kittinger JN, Hicks CC, Mora C, Allison EH, D'Agata S, Hoey A, Feary DA, Crowder L, Williams ID, Kulbicki M, Vigliola L, Wantiez L, Edgar G, Stuart-Smith RD, Sandin SA, Green AL, Hardt MJ, Beger M, Friedlander A, Campbell SJ, Holmes KE, Wilson SK, Brokovich E, Brooks AJ, Cruz-Motta JJ, Booth DJ, Chabanet P, Gough C, Tupper M, Ferse SC, Sumaila UR, Mouillot D.

Nature. 2016 Jul 21;535(7612):416-9. Epub 2016 Jun 15.


Perceptions and uptake of health insurance for maternal care in rural Kenya: a cross sectional study.

Maina JM, Kithuka P, Tororei S.

Pan Afr Med J. 2016 Mar 25;23:125. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2016.23.125.8936. eCollection 2016.


Mammalian metabolic rates in the hottest fish on earth.

Wood CM, Brix KV, De Boeck G, Bergman HL, Bianchini A, Bianchini LF, Maina JN, Johannsson OE, Kavembe GD, Papah MB, Letura KM, Ojoo RO.

Sci Rep. 2016 Jun 3;6:26990. doi: 10.1038/srep26990.


Correction: Modeling Reef Fish Biomass, Recovery Potential, and Management Priorities in the Western Indian Ocean.

McClanahan TR, Maina JM, Graham NA, Jones KR.

PLoS One. 2016 Jun 1;11(6):e0156920. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0156920. eCollection 2016.


Topical fluorouracil after surgery for ocular surface squamous neoplasia in Kenya: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.

Gichuhi S, Macharia E, Kabiru J, Zindamoyen AM, Rono H, Ollando E, Wachira J, Munene R, Maina J, Onyuma T, Sagoo MS, Weiss HA, Burton MJ.

Lancet Glob Health. 2016 Jun;4(6):e378-85. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(16)30052-3. Erratum in: Lancet Glob Health. 2017 May;5(5):e490.


Modeling Reef Fish Biomass, Recovery Potential, and Management Priorities in the Western Indian Ocean.

McClanahan TR, Maina JM, Graham NA, Jones KR.

PLoS One. 2016 May 5;11(5):e0154585. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0154585. eCollection 2016. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2016;11(6):e0156920.


Micro-Focus X-Ray Tomography Study of the Microstructure and Morphometry of the Eggshell of Ostriches (Struthio Camerus).

Willoughby B, Steyn L, Bam L, Olivier AJ, Devey R, Maina JN.

Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2016 Aug;299(8):1015-26. doi: 10.1002/ar.23354. Epub 2016 May 24.


Capsosomes as Long-Term Delivery Vehicles for Protein Therapeutics.

Maina JW, Richardson JJ, Chandrawati R, Kempe K, van Koeverden MP, Caruso F.

Langmuir. 2015 Jul 21;31(28):7776-81. doi: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.5b01667. Epub 2015 Jul 9.


Structural and Biomechanical Properties of the Exchange Tissue of the Avian Lung.

Maina JN.

Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2015 Oct;298(10):1673-88. doi: 10.1002/ar.23162. Epub 2015 Jul 21. Review.


Recovery potential of the world's coral reef fishes.

MacNeil MA, Graham NA, Cinner JE, Wilson SK, Williams ID, Maina J, Newman S, Friedlander AM, Jupiter S, Polunin NV, McClanahan TR.

Nature. 2015 Apr 16;520(7547):341-4. doi: 10.1038/nature14358. Epub 2015 Apr 8.


Versatile Loading of Diverse Cargo into Functional Polymer Capsules.

Richardson JJ, Maina JW, Ejima H, Hu M, Guo J, Choy MY, Gunawan ST, Lybaert L, Hagemeyer CE, De Geest BG, Caruso F.

Adv Sci (Weinh). 2015 Jan 29;2(1-2):1400007. eCollection 2015 Feb.


Mold-templated inorganic-organic hybrid supraparticles for codelivery of drugs.

Maina JW, Cui J, Björnmalm M, Wise AK, Shepherd RK, Caruso F.

Biomacromolecules. 2014 Nov 10;15(11):4146-51. doi: 10.1021/bm501171j. Epub 2014 Oct 16.


Mesoporous silica supraparticles for sustained inner-ear drug delivery.

Wang Y, Wise AK, Tan J, Maina JW, Shepherd RK, Caruso F.

Small. 2014 Nov 12;10(21):4244-8. doi: 10.1002/smll.201401767. Epub 2014 Aug 5.


Scaling metabolism from individuals to reef-fish communities at broad spatial scales.

Barneche DR, Kulbicki M, Floeter SR, Friedlander AM, Maina J, Allen AP.

Ecol Lett. 2014 Sep;17(9):1067-76. doi: 10.1111/ele.12309. Epub 2014 Jun 17.


Air breathing in Magadi tilapia Alcolapia grahami, under normoxic and hyperoxic conditions, and the association with sunlight and reactive oxygen species.

Johannsson OE, Bergman HL, Wood CM, Laurent P, Kavembe DG, Bianchini A, Maina JN, Chevalier C, Bianchini LF, Papah MB, Ojoo RO.

J Fish Biol. 2014 Mar;84(3):844-63.


Morphological evaluation of spermatogenesis in Lake Magadi tilapia (Alcolapia grahami): a fish living on the edge.

Papah MB, Kisia SM, Ojoo RO, Makanya AN, Wood CM, Kavembe GD, Maina JN, Johannsson OE, Bergman HL, Laurent P, Chevalier C, Bianchini A, Bianchini LF, Onyango DW.

Tissue Cell. 2013 Dec;45(6):371-82. doi: 10.1016/j.tice.2013.06.004. Epub 2013 Aug 1.


Rh proteins and NH4(+)-activated Na+-ATPase in the Magadi tilapia (Alcolapia grahami), a 100% ureotelic teleost fish.

Wood CM, Nawata CM, Wilson JM, Laurent P, Chevalier C, Bergman HL, Bianchini A, Maina JN, Johannsson OE, Bianchini LF, Kavembe GD, Papah MB, Ojoo RO.

J Exp Biol. 2013 Aug 15;216(Pt 16):2998-3007. doi: 10.1242/jeb.078634.


Human deforestation outweighs future climate change impacts of sedimentation on coral reefs.

Maina J, de Moel H, Zinke J, Madin J, McClanahan T, Vermaat JE.

Nat Commun. 2013;4:1986. doi: 10.1038/ncomms2986.


Evolution of air breathing: oxygen homeostasis and the transitions from water to land and sky.

Hsia CC, Schmitz A, Lambertz M, Perry SF, Maina JN.

Compr Physiol. 2013 Apr;3(2):849-915. doi: 10.1002/cphy.c120003. Review.


Climate change or urbanization? Impacts on a traditional coffee production system in East Africa over the last 80 years.

Jaramillo J, Setamou M, Muchugu E, Chabi-Olaye A, Jaramillo A, Mukabana J, Maina J, Gathara S, Borgemeister C.

PLoS One. 2013;8(1):e51815. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051815. Epub 2013 Jan 14.

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