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Research Output 2004 2019

  • 50 Article
  • 1 Comment/Letter to the editor
  • 1 Doctoral Thesis
2019

Polyunsaturated fatty acid status at birth, childhood growth, and cardiometabolic risk: a pooled analysis of the MEFAB and RHEA cohorts

Stratakis, N., Gielen, M., Margetaki, K., de Groot, R. H. M., Apostolaki, M., Chalkiadaki, G., Vafeiadi, M., Leventakou, V., Karachaliou, M., Godschalk, R. W., Kogevinas, M., Stephanou, E. G., Zeegers, M. P. & Chatzi, L., Apr 2019, In : European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 73, 4, p. 566-576 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

The association of maternal polyunsaturated fatty acids during pregnancy with social competence and problem behaviours at 7 years of age: The MEFAB cohort

Tore, E. C., Gielen, M., Antoniou, E. E., de Groot, R. H. M., Godschalk, R. W. L., Southwood, T. R., Smits, L., Stratakis, N., van de Wurff, I. S. M. & Zeegers, M. P., May 2019, In : Prostaglandins Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids. 144, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2018

Body mass index is negatively associated with telomere length: a collaborative cross-sectional meta-analysis of 87 observational studies

Gielen, M., Hageman, G. J., Antoniou, E. E., Nordfjall, K., Mangino, M., Balasubramanyam, M., de Meyer, T., Hendricks, A. E., Giltay, E. J., Hunt, S. C., Nettleton, J. A., Salpea, K. D., Diaz, V. A., Farzaneh-Far, R., Atzmon, G., Harris, S. E., Hou, L., Gilley, D., Hovatta, I., Kark, J. D. & 48 others, Nassar, H., Kurz, D. J., Mather, K. A., Willeit, P., Zheng, Y-L., Pavanello, S., Demerath, E. W., Rode, L., Bunout, D., Steptoe, A., Boardman, L., Marti, A., Needham, B., Zheng, W., Ramsey-Goldman, R., Pellatt, A. J., Kaprio, J., Hofmann, J. N., Gieger, C., Paolisso, G., Hjelmborg, J. B. H., Mirabello, L., Seeman, T., Wong, J., van der Harst, P., Broer, L., Kronenberg, F., Kollerits, B., Strandberg, T., Eisenberg, D. TA., Duggan, C., Verhoeven, J. E., Schaakxs, R., Zannolli, R., dos Reis, R. MR., Charchar, F. J., Tomaszewski, M., Mons, U., Demuth, I., Iglesias Molli, A. E., Cheng, G., Krasnienkov, D., D'Antono, B., Kasielski, M., McDonnell, B. J., Ebstein, R. P., Sundquist, K. & Zeegers, M. P., Sep 2018, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 108, 3, p. 453-475 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

PUFA status at birth and allergy-related phenotypes in childhood: a pooled analysis of the Maastricht Essential Fatty Acid Birth (MEFAB) and RHEA birth cohorts

Stratakis, N., Gielen, M., Margetaki, K., de Groot, R. H. M., Apostolaki, M., Chalkiadaki, G., Vafeiadi, M., Leventakou, V., Godschalk, R. W., Kogevinas, M., Stephanou, E. G., Zeegers, M. P. & Chatzi, L., 28 Jan 2018, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 119, 2, p. 202-210 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2017
Open Access

Blood pressure in young adulthood and residential greenness in the early-life environment of twins

Bijnens, E. M., Nawrot, T. S., Loos, R. J. F., Gielen, M., Vlietinck, R., Derom, C. & Zeegers, M. P., 5 Jun 2017, In : Environmental Health. 16, 8 p., 53.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Fish and seafood consumption during pregnancy and the risk of asthma and allergic rhinitis in childhood: a pooled analysis of 18 European and US birth cohorts

Stratakis, N., Roumeliotaki, T., Oken, E., Ballester, F., Barros, H., Basterrechea, M., Cordier, S., de Groot, R., den Dekker, H. T., Duijts, L., Eggesbo, M., Fantini, M. P., Forastiere, F., Gehring, U., Gielen, M., Gori, D., Govarts, E., Inskip, H. M., Iszatt, N., Jansen, M. & 22 others, Kelleher, C., Mehegan, J., Molto-Puigmarti, C., Mommers, M., Oliveira, A., Olsen, S. F., Pele, F., Pizzi, C., Porta, D., Richiardi, L., Rifas-Shiman, S. L., Robinson, S. M., Schoeters, G., Strom, M., Sunyer, J., Thijs, C., Vrijheid, M., Vrijkotte, T. G. M., Wijga, A. H., Kogevinas, M., Zeegers, M. P. & Chatzi, L., Oct 2017, In : International Journal of Epidemiology. 46, 5, p. 1465-1477 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Polyunsaturated fatty acid levels at birth and child-to-adult growth: Results from the MEFAB cohort

Stratakis, N., Gielen, M., Margetaki, K., Godschalk, R. W., van der Wurff, I. S. M., Rouschop, S., Ibrahim, A., Antoniou, E., Chatzi, L., de Groot, R. H. M. & Zeegers, M. P., Nov 2017, In : Prostaglandins Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids. 126, p. 72-78 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Telomere tracking from birth to adulthood and residential traffic exposure

Bijnens, E. M., Zeegers, M. P., Derom, C., Martens, D. S., Gielen, M., Hageman, G. J., Plusquin, M., Thiery, E., Vlietinck, R. & Nawrot, T. S., 21 Nov 2017, In : BMC Medicine. 15, 10 p., 205.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
2016

Association between prenatal and current exposure to selected LCPUFAs and school performance at age 7

van der Wurff, I. S. M., Bakker, E. C., Hornstra, G., Kirschner, P. A., Gielen, M., Godschalk, R. W. L., Kremers, S., Zeegers, M. P. & de Groot, R. H. M., May 2016, In : Prostaglandins Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids. 108, p. 22-29

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Small for gestational age and exposure to particulate air pollution in the early-life environment of twins

Bijnens, E. M., Derom, C., Gielen, M., Winckelmans, E., Fierens, F., Vlietinck, R., Zeegers, M. P. & Nawrot, T. S., Jul 2016, In : Environmental Research. 148, p. 39-45

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2015

Growth and Endothelial Function in the First 2 Years of Life

Touwslager, R. N. H., Houben, A. J. H. M., Tan, F. E. S., Gielen, M., Zeegers, M. P., Stehouwer, C. D. A., Gerver, W. J. M., Westerterp, K. R., Wouters, L., Blanco, C. E., Zimmermann, L. J. & Mulder, A. L. M., Mar 2015, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 166, 3, p. 666-671.e1 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Lower placental telomere length may be attributed to maternal residential traffic exposure; a twin study

Bijnens, E., Zeegers, M. P., GIelen, M., Kicinski, M., Hageman, G. J., Pachen, D., Derom, C., Vlietinck, R. & Nawrot, T. S., Jun 2015, In : Environment International. 79, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Specific Genetic Influences on Nighttime Blood Pressure

Xu, X., Su, S., Treiber, F. A., Vlietinck, R., Fagard, R., Derom, C., GIelen, M., Loos, R. J. F., Snieder, H. & Wang, X., Apr 2015, In : American Journal of Hypertension. 28, 4, p. 440-443 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Variation in extracellular matrix genes is associated with weight regain after weight loss in a sex-specific manner

Roumans, N. J., Vink, R. G., Gielen, M., Zeegers, M. P., Holst, C., Wang, P., Astrup, A., Saris, W. H., Valsesia, A., Hager, J., van Baak, M. A. & Mariman, E. C., 1 Jan 2015, In : Genes and nutrition. 10, 6, 56.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2014
19 Citations (Scopus)

Association between polyunsaturated fatty acid concentrations in maternal plasma phospholipids during pregnancy and offspring adiposity at age 7: The MEFAB cohort.

de Vries, P. S., Gielen, M., Rizopoulos, D., Rump, P., Godschalk, R., Hornstra, G. & Zeegers, M. P., Sep 2014, In : Prostaglandins Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids. 91, 3, p. 81-85 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Heritability and genetic etiology of habitual physical activity: a twin study with objective measures

Gielen, M., Westerterp-Plantenga, M. S., Bouwman, F. G., Joosen, A. M., Vlietinck, R., Derom, C., Zeegers, M. P., Mariman, E. C. & Westerterp, K. R., Jul 2014, In : Genes and nutrition. 9, 4, 12 p., 415.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Placental telomere length decreases with gestational age and is influenced by parity: A study of third trimester live-born twins

Gielen, M., Hageman, G., Pachen, D. M. F. A., Derom, C., Vlietinck, R. & Zeegers, M. P. A., Oct 2014, In : Placenta. 35, 10, p. 791-796 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2013
13 Citations (Scopus)

Antenatal head circumference is associated with developmental skills in healthy twins: A study up to 24 months into infancy.

Nan, C., Gielen, M., Warner, C., Krone, R. E., Mellers, D., Martin, W., Sunanda, G., Bakour, S., Barrett, T. & Zeegers, M. P., 1 Jan 2013, In : OA Epidemiology. 2, p. 17

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Do genetic factors contribute to the relation between education and metabolic risk factors in young adults? A twin study

Vermeiren, A. P., Bosma, H., Gielen, M. J. F., Lindsey, P. J., Derom, C., Vlietinck, R., Loos, R. J. & Zeegers, M. P. A., Dec 2013, In : European Journal of Public Health. 23, 6, p. 986-991 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Genetic, Maternal and Placental Factors in the Association between Birth Weight and Physical Fitness: A Longitudinal Twin Study

Touwslager, R. N., Gielen, M., Tan, F. E. S., Mulder, A. L., Gerver, W. J., Zimmermann, L. J., Houben, A. J. H. M., Zeegers, M. P., Derom, C., Vlietinck, R., Maes, H. H., Stehouwer, C. D. A. & Thomis, M., 23 Oct 2013, In : PLOS ONE. 8, 10, 7 p., 76423.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic and environmental factors in associations between infant growth and adult cardiometabolic risk profile in twins

Touwslager, R. N., Gielen, M., Mulder, A. L. M., Gerver, W. J. M., Zimmermann, L. J., Dagnelie, P. C., Houben, A. J. H. M., Stehouwer, C. D. A., Derom, C., Vlietinck, R., Loos, R. J. F. & Zeegers, M. P., 1 Jan 2013, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 98, 4, p. 994-1001

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic and environmental influences on blood pressure variability: a study in twins

Xu, X., Ding, X., Zhang, X., Su, S., Treiber, F. A., Vlietinck, R., Fagard, R., Derom, C., Gielen, M., Loos, R. J., Snieder, H. & Wang, X., Apr 2013, In : Journal of Hypertension. 31, 4, p. 690-697 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Geslachtsnaamswijziging

de Groot, G. R. & Gielen, M., 1 Jan 2013, In : Caribisch Juristenblad. 3, p. 3-21

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademic

2012
13 Citations (Scopus)

Endothelial vasodilatation in newborns is related to body size and maternal hypertension.

Touwslager, R. N., Houben, A. J., Gielen, M. J. F., Zeegers, M. P. A., Stehouwer, C. D. A., Zimmermann, L. J. I., Kessels, A. G., Gerver, W. J. M., Blanco, C. E. & Mulder, A. L. M., 1 Jan 2012, In : Journal of Hypertension. 30, 1, p. 124-131 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of Growth During Infancy on Endothelium-Dependent Vasodilatation at the Age of 6 Months

Touwslager, R. N. H., Gerver, W. J. M., Tan, F. E. S., Gielen, M., Zeegers, M. P., Zimmermann, L. J., Houben, A. J. H. M., Blanco, C. E., Stehouwer, C. D. A. & Mulder, A. L. M., 1 Jan 2012, In : Hypertension. 60, 5, p. 1294-1300

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2011
4 Citations (Scopus)

Association between the IL6 -174G/C SNP and maximally attained lung function

van den Borst, B., Souren, N. Y., Gielen, M. J. F., Loos, R. J., Paulussen, A. D. C., Derom, C., Schols, A. M. W. J. & Zeegers, M. P. A., Feb 2011, In : Thorax. 66, 2, p. 179 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/Letter to the editorAcademicpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Changes in genetic and environmental effects on growth during infancy

Touwslager, R. N., Gielen, M. J. F., Mulder, A. L. M., Gerver, W. J. M., Zimmermann, L. J. I., Fowler, T., Houben, A. J., Stehouwer, C. D. A., Derom, C., Vlietinck, R., Loos, R. J. & Zeegers, M. P. A., Dec 2011, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 94, 6, p. 1568-1574 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)

Determinants of infant growth in four age windows: a twin study

Touwslager, R. N., Gielen, M. J. F., Derom, C., Mulder, A. L. M., Gerver, W. J. M., Zimmermann, L. J. I., Houben, A. J., Stehouwer, C. D. A., Vlietinck, R., Loos, R. J. & Zeegers, M. P. A., 1 Jan 2011, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 158, 4, p. 566-572.e2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Estimating the Magnitude of Genetic Factors by Calculating the Genetic Relative Risk of Stroke in First-Ever Lacunar Stroke Patients

Knottnerus, I. L., Gielen, M. J. F., Lodder, J., Rouhl, R. P., Staals, J., Vlietinck, R. & van Oostenbrugge, R. J., 29 Jun 2011, In : PLOS ONE. 6, 6, p. 5 5 p., 21439.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)

Family History of Stroke Is an Independent Risk Factor for Lacunar Stroke Subtype With Asymptomatic Lacunar Infarcts at Younger Ages

Knottnerus, I. L., Gielen, M. J. F., Lodder, J., Rouhl, R. P., Staals, J., Vlietinck, R. & van Oostenbrugge, R. J., May 2011, In : Stroke. 42, 5, p. 1196-1200 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

45 Citations (Scopus)

Lack of evidence for the role of human adenovirus-36 in obesity in a European cohort

Goossens, V. J., Dejager, S. A., Grauls, G. E., Gielen, M., Vlietinck, R. F., Derom, C. A., Loos, R. J., Rensen, S. S., Buurman, W. A., Greve, J. W., van Baak, M. A., Wolffs, P. F., Bruggeman, C. A. & Hoebe, C. J., 1 Jan 2011, In : Obesity. 19, 1, p. 220-221

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Profiles and motives for PGD: a prospective cohort study of couples referred for PGD in the Netherlands

van Rij, M. C., Gielen, M. J. F., Lulofs, R., Evers, J. L. H., van Osch, L. A. D. M., Muntjewerff, N., Geraedts, J. P. M. & de Die-Smulders, C. E. M., 1 Jan 2011, In : Human Reproduction. 26, 7, p. 1826-1835 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Time trends in the natural dizygotic twinning rate

Derom, C., Gielen, M. J. F., Peeters, H., Frijns, J. P. & Zeegers, M. P. A., Aug 2011, In : Human Reproduction. 26, 8, p. 2247-2252 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2010
13 Citations (Scopus)

Secular trends in gestational age and birthweight in twins

Gielen, M. J. F., van Beijsterveldt, C. E. M., Derom, C., Vlietinck, R., Nijhuis, J. G., Zeegers, M. P. A. & Boomsma, D. I., Sep 2010, In : Human Reproduction. 25, 9, p. 2346-2353 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2009
3 Citations (Scopus)

Can birthweight discordancy within monozygotic twin pairs be used as an indicator of chorionicity?

Gielen, M., Derom, C., Derom, R., Vlietinck, R. & Zeegers, M. P., 1 Jan 2009, In : Twin Research and Human Genetics. 12, 2, p. 169-74

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Parent-of-origin specific linkage and association of the IGF2 gene region with birth weight and adult metabolic risk factors.

Souren, N. Y., Paulussen, A. D., Steyls, A., Loos, R. J., Brandao, R. D., Gielen, M. J., Smeets, H. J., Beunen, G., Fagard, R., Derom, C., Vlietinck, R. F. M., Geraedts, J. P. & Zeegers, M. P., 1 Jan 2009, In : International Journal of Obesity. 33, 9, p. 962-970

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2008
6 Citations (Scopus)

Anthropometry, carbohydrate and lipid metabolism in the East Flanders Prospective Twin Survey: linkage of candidate genes using two sib-pair based variance components analyses

Souren, N. Y., Zeegers, M. P., Janssen, R. G., Steyls, A., Gielen, M., Loos, R. J., Beunen, G., Fagard, R., Stassen, A. P., Aerssens, J., Derom, C., Vlietinck, R. & Paulussen, A. D., 1 Jan 2008, In : Twin Research and Human Genetics. 11, 5, p. 505-16

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Common SNPs in LEP and LEPR associated with birth weight and type 2 diabetes-related metabolic risk factors in twins

Souren, N. Y., Paulussen, A. D., Steyls, A., Loos, R. J., Stassen, A. P., Gielen, M., Smeets, H. J., Beunen, G., Fagard, R., Derom, C., Vlietinck, R., Geraedts, J. P. & Zeegers, M. P., 20 May 2008, In : International Journal of Obesity. 32, p. 1233-1239

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

25 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling genetic and environmental factors to increase heritability and ease the identification of candidate genes for birth weight: a twin study.

Gielen, M. J. F., Lindsey, P., Derom, C., Smeets, H. J., Souren, N. Y. P., Paulussen, A., Derom, R. & Nijhuis, J. G., 1 Jan 2008, In : Behavior Genetics. 38, 1, p. 44-54

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

26 Citations (Scopus)

Twin-specific intrauterine 'growth' charts based on cross-sectional birthweight data.

Gielen, M., Lindsey, P. J., Derom, C., Loos, R. J. F., Souren, N. Y. P., Paulussen, A. D., Zeegers, M. P. A., Derom, R., Vlietinck, R. F. M. & Nijhuis, J. G., 1 Jan 2008, In : Twin Research and Human Genetics. 11, 2, p. 224-235

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

13 Citations (Scopus)

Validation of preimplantation genetic diagnosis by PCR analysis: genotype comparison of the blastomere and corresponding embryo, implications for clinical practice

Dreesen, J., Drusedau, M., Smeets, H., de Die Smulders, C., Coonen, E., Dumoulin, J., Gielen, M., Evers, J., Herbergs, J. & Geraedts, J. P., 1 Jan 2008, In : Molecular Human Reproduction. 14, 10, p. 573-9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2007
62 Citations (Scopus)

Anthropometry, carbohydrate and lipid metabolism in the East Flanders Prospective Twin Survey: heritabilities.

Souren, N. Y. P., Paulussen, A., Loos, R. J. F., Gielen, M. J., Beunen, G., Fagard, R., Derom, C., Vlietinck, R. F. M. & Zeegers, M. P. A., 1 Jan 2007, In : Diabetologia. 50, 10, p. 2107-2116

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

172 Downloads (Pure)

Aspects of prenatal growth and further development in twins

Gielen, M. J. F., 1 Jan 2007, Maastricht: Ponsen & Looijen B.V.. 176 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisInternal

Open Access
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48 Citations (Scopus)

Cigarette smoke-induced differential gene expression in blood cells from monozygotic twin pairs

van Leeuwen, D. M., van Agen, E., Gottschalk, R. W., Vlietinck, R., Gielen, M. J. F., van Herwijnen, M. H. M., Maas, L. M., Kleinjans, J. C. & van Delft, J. H. M., 1 Jan 2007, In : Carcinogenesis. 28, 3, p. 691-697

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

13 Citations (Scopus)

Twin Birth Weight Standards

Gielen, M. J. F., Lindsey, P. J., Derom, C., Loos, R. J., Derom, R., Nijhuis, J. & Vlietinck, R., 1 Jan 2007, In : Neonatology. 92, 3, p. 164-173

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2006
11 Citations (Scopus)

Curves of placental weights of live-born twins

Gielen, M. J. F., Lindsey, P. J., Derom, C., Loos, R. J., Derom, R., Nijhuis, J. G. & Vlietinck, R. F. M., 1 Jan 2006, In : Twin Research and Human Genetics. 9, 5, p. 664-672

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2005
17 Citations (Scopus)

Birth weight and creatinine clearance in young adult twins: influence of genetic, prenatal, and maternal factors

Gielen, M. J. F., Pinto-Sietsma, S., Zeegers, M. P. A., Loos, R. J., Fagard, R., de Leeuw, P. W., Beunen, G., Derom, C. & Vlietinck, R. F. M., 1 Jan 2005, In : Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 16, 8, p. 2471-2476

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review