Thursday, 20 June 2019

Dr. Collins Otieno Asweto Publications

Publications in Journals:

  1. Asweto C. O.#, Hu H#, Wu J, Shi Y, Feng L, Yang X, Liang S, Cao L, Duan J, Sun Z.* (2018). Gene profiles to characterize the combined toxicity induced by low level co-exposure of silica nanoparticles and benzo[a]pyrene using whole genome microarrays in zebrafish embryos. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 163:47-55
  2. Asweto C. O.* (2018). Cardiovascular health risk posed by polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon and ultrafine particles. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Toxicology. 1(1):46-50.
  3. Asweto C. O.#, Wu J, Alzain MA, Hu H, Andrea S, Feng L, Yang X, Duan J, Sun Z* (2017). Cellular pathways involved in silica nanoparticles induced apoptosis: A systematic review of in vitro studies. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology. 56:191-197
  4. Asweto C. O.#, Wu J, Hu H, Feng L, Yang X, Duan J,  Sun Z*.  (2017). Combined effect of silica nanoparticles and benzo[a]pyrene on cell cycle arrest induction and apoptosis in human umbilical vein endothelial cells. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14:289.
  5. Asweto C. O.#, Mohamed AA, Sebastian A., Alexander R, Wei W*. (2016). Integration of community health workers into health systems in developing countries: Opportunities and challenges. Family Medicine and Community Health, 4(1):37–45.
  6. Asweto C. O.#*, Ouma, JO, Aluoch JR, Obonyo CO. (2014). Women empowerment and skilled attendance/Facility Delivery in a Rural Community of Western Kenya, IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science, 3(2), 49-53.
  7. Asweto C. O.#*, Ouma JO, Aluoch JR, Obonyo CO. (2014). Maternal Autonomy, Distance to Health Care Facility and ANC Attendance: Findings From Madiany Division of Siaya County, Kenya. American Journal of Public Health Research, 2(4), 153-158.
  8. Ouma J#*, Asweto C. O.# (2017). Maternal Vulnerabilities and Disparities in Availability of Antenatal Care Content in Kenya: Analysis of KDHS 2008/9. American Journal of Public Health Research, 5(4), 115-123.
  9. Hu H#, Asweto C. O.#, Wu J, Shi Y, Feng L, Yang X, Liang S, Cao L, Duan J, Sun Z.* (2017). Gene expression profiles and bioinformatics analysis of human umbilical vein endothelial cells exposed to PM2.5. Chemosphere, 183: 589-598.
  10. Samba BO#*, Ayodo G, Amimo F, Asweto C. O.. (2018).  Experience and Perceptions on Preterm Births among Women Attending ANC Clinic at Kisumu County Hospital, Kenya. Researchjournali’s Journal of Public Health. 4(3), 1-17
  11. Feng L#, Yang X, Asweto C. O., Wu J, Zhang Y, Hu H, Shi Y, Duan J*, Sun Z. (2017). Low-dose combined exposure of nanoparticles and heavy metal compared with PM2.5 in human myocardial AC16 cells. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 2017:1–11
  12. Wu J#, Shi Y, Asweto C. O., Lin F, Xiaozhe Y, Zhang Y, Hu H, Duan J, Sun Z* (2017). Fine particle matters induce DNA damage and G2/M cell cycle arrest in human bronchial epithelial BEAS-2B cells. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2017:1-11. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-017-0090-3.
  13. Alzain MA#, Asweto C. O., Zhang J, Fang HH, Zhao Z, Guo X, Song M, Zhou Y, Chang N, Wang Y, Wang W*. (2017). Accelerated biological age in the China suboptimal health: a case control study of relative telomere length from a real life community, China. OMICS: A Journal of Integrative Biology. 21(6):1-8.
  14. Feng L#, Yang X, Asweto C. O., Wu J, Zhang Y, Hu H, Shi Y, Duan J, Sun Z*. (2017). Genome-wide transcriptional analysis of cardiovascular-related genes and pathways induced by PM2. 5 in human myocardial cells. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 1-11.
  15. Hu H#, Shi Y, Zhang Y,  Wu J, Asweto C. O.,  Feng L, Yang X, Duan J, Sun Z.* (2017). Comprehensive gene and microRNA expression profiling on cardiovascular system in zebrafish co exposured of SiNPs and MeHg. Sci. Total Environ. 607-608(17), 795-805.
  16. Zhang Y#, Hu H, Shi Y, Yang X, Cao L, Wu J, Asweto C. O., Feng L, Duan J, Sun Z*. (2017). 1H NMR-based metabolomics study on repeat dose toxicity of fine particulate matter in rats after intratracheal instillation. Science of the Total Environment, 589, 212–221.
  17. Wu J#, Shi Y, Asweto C. O., Lin F, Xiaozhe Y, Zhang Y, Duan J, Sun Z*. (2016). Co-exposure to amorphous silica nanoparticles and benzo[a]pyrene at low level in human bronchial epithelial BEAS-2B cells. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 23(22). DOI: 10.1007/s11356-016-7559-3
  18. Hu H#, Wu J#, Li Q, Asweto C. O., Lin F, Xiaozhe Y, Duan F, Duan J, Sun Z*. (2016). Fine particulate matter induces vascular endothelial activation 4 via IL-6 dependent JAK1/STAT3 signaling pathway. Toxicol. Res., 3, 946-953.
  19. Sebastian A#,  Alzain MA, Asweto C. O., Song H, Cui, L, Yu X, Ge S, Dong H, Rao P, Wang H, Fang H, Gao Q,1 Zhang J, He D, Guo X, Song M, Wang Y, Wang  W*. (2016). Glycan Biomarkers for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Its Remission Status in Han Chinese Patients. OMICS A Journal of Integrative Biology, 20(6), 343-351.
  20. Sebastian A#, Alzain MA, Asweto C. O., Mahara G, Guo X, Song M, Wang Y, Wang W*. (2016). The Malaysian health care system: Ecology, plans, and reforms. Family Medicine and Community Health, 4(3). DOI 10.15212/FMCH.2016.0101
  21. Ogolla MM#, Opemo DO, Asweto C. O.*. (2016). Early Mobilization and Physical Activity Improve Stroke Recovery: A Cohort Study of Stroke Inpatients in Kisumu County Referral Hospitals, Kenya. American Journal of Public Health Research, 4 (4), 154-158
  22. Ouma J#*, Olang’ S, Asweto C. O., Obago IT, Kaseje D. (2016). Does Breast Cancer Risk Awareness Motivate Personal Prevention Practices: Findings from a Community-based Assessment? American Journal of Public Health Research,  4(3), 93-97
  23. Mahara G#, Asweto C. O., Cao K, Alzain MA, Sebastian A, Barr J, Guo X, Wei W*. (2015). Utilization of ANC and PNC Services in Nepal: A Multivariate Analysis Based on Nepal Demographic Health Survey 2001 and 2006. American Journal of Health Research, 3(6), 318-327.
    Note: # first author, * Corresponding author

Presentation of Papers at Academic and Professional Conferences

19-20 October, 2017     12th International Conference on Environmental Toxicology and Ecological Risk Assessment    Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Presented a paper titled: Combined Effect of Silica Nanoparticles and Benzo[a]pyrene on Cell Cycle Arrest Induction and Apoptosis in Human Umbilical Vein Endothelial Cells.
25 November 2016    Annual Key laboratory conference for Clinical Epidemiology, organized by Epidemiology and Health Statistic Department. Beijing, PR China. Presented a paper titled: Early Mobilization and Physical Activity Improve Stroke Recovery: A Cohort Study of Stroke Inpatients in Kisumu County Referral Hospitals, Kenya.
18-21 October 2016    International Conference of Nanomedicine, China Nanomedicine 2016 held in Wuhan, PR China.
27-29 May 2016    The Fifth annual meeting for National Medical Examination Forum for Health Management- Beijing, Army Hospital, PR China.
13-11 December 2015    The 1st Conference of Life Omics and Precision Medicine. Beijing, PR China.
20 November 2015    Annual Key laboratory conference for Clinical Epidemiology, organized by Epidemiology and Health Statistic Department. Beijing, PR China. Presented a paper titled: Maternal Autonomy, Distance to Health Care Facility and ANC Attendance: Findings From Madiany Division of Siaya County, Kenya.
25 – 29 October 2015    64th annual meeting of American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA. Presented a paper titled: Disparities in the Quality of Antenatal Clinic Care in Kenya: Analysis of Kenya Demographic Health Survey 2008 - 2009
24 November 2014        Annual Key laboratory conference for Clinical Epidemiology, organized by Epidemiology and Health Statistic Department. Beijing, PR China.Presented a paper titled: Women empowerment and skilled attendance/Facility Delivery in a Rural Community of Western Kenya.
12-14 October 2014    2014 Workshop on Mitochondrial Toxicity and Pathway-Based Chemical Safety Assessment An Inaugural Symposium of the Society of Toxicological Alternatives and Translational Toxicology, organized by China Society of Toxicology at Beijing, PR China.
15 August 2014    Scholarly workshop on “Improving basic urban services in informal settlements – Linking waste research in global south cities.” Presented a paper titled “Solid waste management in informal settlement – A case study of Nyalenda, Kisumu county, Kenya.”
15-17 April 2014    University of East African Baraton Annual Conference, presented paper on “Maternal Autonomy, Distance to Health Care Facility and ANC Attendance: Findings from Madiany Division of Siaya County, Kenya”
20TH – 21ST January 2014    Attended 5th UCSF East African Collaborative Scientific Symposium in Kisumu, Kenya organized by UCSF Global Health Sciences and CFAR.
16th – 18th May 2012    Tropical Institute of Community Health 5th annual conference, presented a paper titled “Factors Influencing Maternal Health Care Utilization among Women of Madiany Division, Rarieda District, Kenya.”
12TH -17TH March 2012    Attended Workshop on Understanding and Using Demographic and Health Surveys Workshop organized by USAID and ICF Macro at Eldoret, Kenya.
20TH – 24TH June 2011    Kenya Young Scientist Second Annual Conference Held in Kisumu, Kenya. Presented paper titled “Use of the questionnaire as a tool for improving health services.”