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Adebowale Adeyemo, M.D.

Associate Investigator, Metabolic, Cardiovascular and Inflammatory Disease Genomics Branch
Deputy Director, Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health 

Selected Publications

Adeyemo AA, Okolo CM, Omotade OO. Major congenital malformations among paediatric admissions at University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria. Ann Trop Paediatr, 14(1):75-9.1994. [PubMed]

Adeyemo AA, Omotade OO. Variation in fontanelle size with gestational age. Early Hum Dev, 54(3):207-14. 1999. [PubMed

Adeyemo AA, Prewitt TE, Luke A, Omotade OO, Rotimi CN, Brieger WR, Cooper RS. The feasibility of implementing a dietary sodium reduction intervention among free-living normotensive individuals in south west Nigeria. Ethn Dis, 12(2):207-12. 2002. [PubMed]

Adeyemo AA, Omotade OO, Rotimi CN, Luke AH, Tayo BO, Cooper RS. Heritability of blood pressure in Nigerian families. J Hypertens, 20(5):859-63. 2002. [PubMed]

Adeyemo A, Luke A, Cooper R, Wu X, Tayo B, Zhu X, Rotimi C, Bouzekri N, Ward R. A genome-wide scan for body mass index among Nigerian families. Obes Res, 11(2):266-73. 2003. [PubMed]  

Rotimi CN, Chen G, Adeyemo AA, Furbert-Harris P, Parish-Gause D, Zhou J, Berg K, Adegoke O, Amoah A, Owusu S, Acheampong J, Agyenim-Boateng K, Eghan BA Jr, Oli J, Okafor G, Ofoegbu E, Osotimehin B, Abbiyesuku F, Johnson T, Rufus T, Fasanmade O, Kittles R, Daniel H, Chen Y, Dunston G, Collins FS; Africa America Diabetes Mellitus (AADM) Study. A genome-wide search for type 2 diabetes susceptibility genes in West Africans: the Africa America Diabetes Mellitus (AADM) Study. Diabetes, 53(3):838-41. 2004. [PubMed

Adeyemo AA, Chen G, Chen Y, Rotimi C. Genetic structure in four West African population groups. BMC Genet, 6:38. 2005. [PubMed

Adeyemo A, Luke A, Wu X, Cooper RS, Kan D, Omotade O, Zhu X. Genetic effects on blood pressure localized to chromosomes 6 and 7. J Hypertens,   23(7):1367-73. 2005. [PubMed]

Adeyemo AA, Johnson T, Acheampong J, Oli J, Okafor G, Amoah A, Owusu S, Agyenim-Boateng K, Eghan BA Jr, Abbiyesuku F, Fasanmade O, Rufus T, Doumatey A, Chen G, Zhou J, Chen Y, Furbert-Harris P, Dunston G, Collins F, Rotimi C. A genome wide quantitative trait linkage analysis for serum lipids in type 2 diabetes in an African population. Atherosclerosis, 181(2):389-97. 2005. [PubMed]

Adeyemo A, Rotimi C. Genetic variants associated with complex human diseases show wide variation across multiple populations. Public Health Genomics, 13(2):72-9. 2009. [PubMed] 

Adeyemo A, Gerry N, Chen G, Herbert A, Doumatey A, Huang H, Zhou J, Lashley K, Chen Y, Christman M, Rotimi C. A genome-wide association study of hypertension and blood pressure in African Americans. PLoS Genet,  5(7):e1000564. 2009. [PubMed

Chen G, Shriner D, Zhou J, Doumatey A, Huang H, Gerry NP, Herbert A, Christman MF, Chen Y, Dunston GM, Faruque MU, Rotimi CN, Adeyemo A. Development of admixture mapping panels for African Americans from commercial high-density SNP arrays. BMC Genomics, 11:417. 2010. [PubMed

Adeyemo A, Chen G, Zhou J, Shriner D, Doumatey A, Huang H, Rotimi C. FTO genetic variation and association with obesity in West Africans and African Americans. Diabetes, 59(6):1549-54. 2010. [PubMed

Faruque MU, Chen G, Doumatey A, Huang H, Zhou J, Dunston GM, Rotimi CN, Adeyemo AA. Association of ATP1B1, RGS5 and SELE polymorphisms with hypertension  and blood pressure in African-Americans. J Hypertens, (10):1906-12. 2011. [PubMed

Tekola Ayele F, Adeyemo A, Finan C, Hailu E, Sinnott P, Burlinson ND, Aseffa A, Rotimi CN, Newport MJ, Davey G. HLA class II locus and susceptibility to podoconiosis. N Engl J Med, 366(13):1200-8. 2012. [PubMed

Tekola Ayele F, Hailu E, Finan C, Aseffa A, Davey G, Newport MJ, Rotimi CN, Adeyemo A. Prediction of HLA class II alleles using SNPs in an African population. PLoS One, 7(6):e40206. 2012. [PubMed

Adeyemo A, Bentley AR, Meilleur KG, Doumatey AP, Chen G, Zhou J, Shriner D, Huang H, Herbert A, Gerry NP, Christman MF, Rotimi CN. Transferability and fine mapping of genome-wide associated loci for lipids in African Americans. BMC Med Genet, 13:88. 2012. [PubMed

Adeyemo A, Tayo BO, Luke A, Ogedegbe O, Durazo-Arvizu R, Cooper RS. The Nigerian antihypertensive adherence trial: a community-based randomized trial. J Hypertens, 31(1):201-7. 2013. [PubMed

Gurdasani D, Carstensen T, Tekola-Ayele F, Pagani L, Tachmazidou I, Hatzikotoulas K, Karthikeyan S, Iles L, Pollard MO, Choudhury A, Ritchie GR, Xue Y, Asimit J, Nsubuga RN, Young EH, Pomilla C, Kivinen K, Rockett K, Kamali A, Doumatey AP, Asiki G, Seeley J, Sisay-Joof F, Jallow M, Tollman S, Mekonnen E, Ekong R, Oljira T, Bradman N, Bojang K, Ramsay M, Adeyemo A, Bekele E, Motala A, Norris SA, Pirie F, Kaleebu P, Kwiatkowski D, Tyler-Smith C, Rotimi C, Zeggini E, Sandhu MS. The African Genome Variation Project shapes medical genetics in Africa. Nature, 517(7534):327-32. 2015. [PubMed

Gbadegesin RA, Brophy PD, Adeyemo A, Hall G, Gupta IR, Hains D, Bartkowiak B, Rabinovich CE, Chandrasekharappa S, Homstad A, Westreich K, Wu G, Liu Y, Holanda D, Clarke J, Lavin P, Selim A, Miller S, Wiener JS, Ross SS, Foreman J, Rotimi C, Winn MP. TNXB mutations can cause vesicoureteral reflux. J Am Soc Nephrol, 24(8):1313-22. 2013. [PubMed]  

Butali A, Mossey P, Adeyemo W, Eshete M, Gaines L, Braimah R, Aregbesola B, Rigdon J, Emeka C, Olutayo J, Ogunlewe O, Ladeinde A, Abate F, Hailu T, Mohammed  I, Gravem P, Deribew M, Gesses M, Adeyemo A, Marazita M, Murray J. Rare functional variants in genome-wide association identified candidate genes for nonsyndromic clefts in the African population. Am J Med Genet A, 164A(10):2567-71. 2014. [PubMed

Butali A, Mossey P, Tiffin N, Adeyemo W, Eshete M, Mumena C, Audu R, Onwuamah C, Agbenorku P, Ogunlewe M, Adebola A, Olasoji H, Aregbesola B, Braimah R, Oladugba A, Onah I, Adebiyi E, Olaitan P, Abdur-Rahman L, Adeyemo A. Multidisciplinary approach to genomics research in Africa: the AfriCRAN model. Pan Afr Med J, 21:229. 2015. [PubMed

Adeyemo AA, Tekola-Ayele F, Doumatey AP, Bentley AR, Chen G, Huang H, Zhou J, Shriner D, Fasanmade O, Okafor G, Eghan B Jr, Agyenim-Boateng K, Adeleye J, Balogun W, Elkahloun A, Chandrasekharappa S, Owusu S, Amoah A, Acheampong J, Johnson T, Oli J, Adebamowo C, Collins F, Dunston G, Rotimi CN. Evaluation of Genome Wide Association Study Associated Type 2 Diabetes Susceptibility Loci in Sub Saharan Africans. Front Genet, 6:335. 2015.[PubMed

Gbadegesin RA, Adeyemo A, Webb NJ, Greenbaum LA, Abeyagunawardena A, Thalgahagoda S, Kale A, Gipson D, Srivastava T, Lin JJ, Chand D, Hunley TE, Brophy PD, Bagga A, Sinha A, Rheault MN, Ghali J, Nicholls K, Abraham E, Janjua HS, Omoloja A, Barletta GM, Cai Y, Milford DD, O'Brien C, Awan A, Belostotsky V,  Smoyer WE, Homstad A, Hall G, Wu G, Nagaraj S, Wigfall D, Foreman J, Winn MP; Mid-West Pediatric Nephrology Consortium. HLA-DQA1 and PLCG2 Are Candidate Risk Loci for Childhood-Onset Steroid-Sensitive Nephrotic Syndrome. J Am Soc Nephrol, 26(7):1701-10. 2015. [PubMed

Elahi S, Homstad A, Vaidya H, Stout J, Hall G, Wu G, Conlon P Jr, Routh JC, Wiener JS, Ross SS, Nagaraj S, Wigfall D, Foreman J, Adeyemo A, Gupta IR, Brophy PD, Rabinovich CE, Gbadegesin RA. Rare variants in tenascin genes in a cohort of  children with primary vesicoureteric reflux. Pediatr Nephrol, 31(2):247-53. 2016. [PubMed

Muenke M, Adeyemo A, Kruszka P. An electronic atlas of human malformation syndromes in diverse populations. Genet Med, 18(11):1085-1087. 2016. [PubMed]

Koretzky M, Bonham VL, Berkman BE, Kruszka P, Adeyemo A, Muenke M, Hull SC. Towards a more representative morphology: clinical and ethical considerations for including diverse populations in diagnostic genetic atlases. Genet Med, 18(11):1069-1074. 2016. [PubMed

Book Chapter

Ekure EN, Adeyemo AA. Clinical epidemiology and management of congenital heart defects in a developing country. In: Muenke M, Kruszka PS, Sable CA, Belmont JW (Eds). Congenital Heart Disease: Molecular Genetics, Principles of Diagnosis and Treatment. Karger, Basel. 2015. Pp. 46-56

Posted: February 7, 2017