Browsing by Author "Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-"

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  • Alemany, Silvia; Vilor Tejedor, Natàlia, 1988-; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; Pujol Martí, Jesús, 1981-; Macià, Dídac; Martínez-Vilavella, Gerard; Fenoll, Raquel; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Júlvez Calvo, Jordi; Suades González, Elisabet; Llop, Sabrina; Rebagliato, Marisa; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Public Library of Science (PLoS) , 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Attention function filters and selects behaviorally relevant information. This capacity is impaired in some psychiatric disorders and has been proposed as an endophenotype for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity ...
  • Suades González, Elisabet; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; García Esteban, Raquel; López Vicente, Mònica, 1988-; Esnaola, Mikel; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Júlvez Calvo, Jordi; Cáceres, Alejandro; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; López-Sala, Anna; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Frontiers, 2017)
    Background: Prospective longitudinal studies are essential in characterizing cognitive trajectories, yet few of them have been reported on the development of attention processes in children. We aimed to explore attention ...
  • Guxens Junyent, Mònica; García Esteban, Raquel; De Nazelle, Audrey; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Prenatal exposure to air pollutants has been suggested as a possible etiologic factor for the occurrence of autism spectrum disorder. OBJECTIVES: We aimed to assess whether prenatal air pollution exposure is ...
  • Pujol Martí, Jesús, 1981-; Fenoll, Raquel; Macià, Dídac; Martínez-Vilavella, Gerard; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Rivas, Ioar; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Deus, Joan; Blanco Hinojo, Laura, 1981-; Querol, Xavier; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Willey, 2016)
    INTRODUCTION: Children are more vulnerable to the effects of environmental elements. A variety of air pollutants are among the identified factors causing neural damage at toxic concentrations. It is not obvious, however, ...
  • Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Esnaola, Mikel; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Rivas, Ioar; López Vicente, Mònica, 1988-; Suades González, Elisabet; Foraster Pulido, Maria, 1984-; García Esteban, Raquel; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Viana, Maria Carmen; Cirach, Marta; Moreno, Teresa; Alastuey, Andrés; Sebastián Gallés, Núria; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Querol, Xavier (Public Library of Science, 2015)
    Air pollution is a suspected developmental neurotoxicant. Many schools are located in close proximity to busy roads, and traffic air pollution peaks when children are at school. We aimed to assess whether exposure of ...
  • López Vicente, Mònica, 1988-; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Suades González, Elisabet; Esnaola, Mikel; García Esteban, Raquel; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Júlvez Calvo, Jordi; Burgaleta Díaz, Miguel, 1981-; Sebastián Gallés, Núria; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Frontiers, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Neuropsychological instruments to assess cognitive trajectories during childhood in epidemiological studies are needed. This would improve neurodevelopment characterization in order to identify its potential ...
  • Mortamais, Marion; Pujol Martí, Jesús, 1981-; van Drooge, Barend L.; Macià, Dídac; Martínez-Vilavella, Gerard; Reynes, Christelle; Sabatier, Robert; Rivas, Ioar; Grimalt Obrador, Joan; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Querol, Xavier; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Elsevier, 2017)
    Background: Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) have been proposed as environmental risk factors for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The effects of these pollutants on brain structures potentially ...
  • Hjortebjerg, Dorrit; Andersen, Anne Marie Nybo; Christensen, Jeppe Schultz; Ketzel, Matthias; Raaschou‑Nielsen, Ole; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Júlvez Calvo, Jordi; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Sørensen, Mette (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Exposure to traffic noise has been associated with adverse effects on neuropsychological outcomes in children, but findings with regard to behavioral problems are inconsistent. OBJECTIVE: We investigated whether ...
  • Morales, Eva; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; González Ruiz, Juan Ramón; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Torrent Quetglas, Maties; Mendez, Michelle A.; García Esteban, Raquel; Júlvez Calvo, Jordi; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Vrijheid, Martine; Molto Puigmarti, Carolina; López Sabater, M. Carmen; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2011)
    Introduction: Breastfeeding effects on cognition are attributed to long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC-PUFAs), but controversy persists. Genetic variation in fatty acid desaturase (FADS) and elongase (ELOVL) enzymes ...
  • Amoly, Elmira; Dadvand, Payam; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; López Vicente, Mònica, 1988-; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Júlvez Calvo, Jordi; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2014)
    BACKGROUND: Green spaces have been associated with improved mental health in children; however, available epidemiological evidence on their impact on child behavioral development is scarce. OBJECTIVES: We investigated the ...
  • Vilahur Chiaraviglio, Nadia, 1982-; Fernandez, Mariana F.; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; Ramos, Rosa; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Murcia, Mario; Riaño, Isolina; Ibarluzea, Jesús; Olea, Nicolás; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Elsevier, 2014)
    BACKGROUND: To date, no epidemiological studies have explored the impact and persistence of in utero exposure to mixtures of xenoestrogens on the developing brain. We aimed to assess whether the cumulative effect of ...
  • Casas Sanahuja, Maribel; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Martínez Muriano, David; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Fernández-Somoano, Ana; Ibarluzea, Jesús; Lertxundi, Nerea; Murcia, Mario; Rebagliato, Marisa; Tardón, Adonina; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Vrijheid, Martine (Nature Publishing Group, 2017)
    BackgroundMaternal pre-pregnancy obesity may impair infant neuropsychological development, but it is unclear whether intrauterine or confounding factors drive this association.MethodsWe assessed whether maternal pre-pregnancy ...
  • Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Esnaola, Mikel; Rivas, Ioar; Amato, Fulvio; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; López Vicente, Mònica, 1988-; Pujol Martí, Jesús, 1981-; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Querol, Xavier; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: A few studies have reported associations between traffic-related air pollution exposure at schools and cognitive development. The role of PM components or sources other than traffic on cognitive development has ...
  • Rivas, Ioar; Viana, Maria Carmen; Moreno, Teresa; Bouso, Laura; Pandolfi, Marco; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Alastuey, Andrés; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Querol, Xavier (Elsevier, 2015)
    Infiltration of outdoor-sourced particles into indoor environments in 39 schools in Barcelona was assessed during school hours. Tracers of road traffic emissions (NO2, Equivalent Black Carbon (EBC), Ultrafine Particles ...
  • Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Fort, Marta; Martínez, David; Carsin, Anne-Elie; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Grimalt Obrador, Joan; Santa Marina, Loreto; Lertxundi, Nerea; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Vrijheid, Martine (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2012)
    Background: There is increasing interest in the potential effects of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) on children’s neuropsychological development, but only a few small studies have evaluated such effects. Objectives: ...
  • Hjortebjerg, Dorrit; Andersen, Anne Marie Nybo; Christensen, Jeppe Schultz; Ketzel, Matthias; Raaschou‑Nielsen, Ole; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Júlvez Calvo, Jordi; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Sørensen, Mette (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2016)
  • Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981- (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2012-04-03)
    Introduction Neuropsychological development is a genetically guided process which is continuously modified by socio-environmental factors. This thesis aimed to study the main socio-environmental determinants of neuropsychological ...
  • Pujol Martí, Jesús, 1981-; Martínez-Vilavella, Gerard; Macià, Dídac; Fenoll, Raquel; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Rivas, Ioar; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Blanco Hinojo, Laura, 1981-; Capellades Font, Jaume; Querol, Xavier; Deus, Joan; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Elsevier, 2016)
    Children are more vulnerable to the effects of environmental elements due to their active developmental processes. Exposure to urban air pollution has been associated with poorer cognitive performance, which is thought to ...
  • Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Suades González, Elisabet; García Esteban, Raquel; Rivas, Ioar; Pujol, Jesús; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Querol, Xavier; Basagaña Flores, Xavier (Wolters Kluwer Health, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: Although air pollution's short-term effects are well understood to be marked and preventable, its acute neuropsychological effects have, to our knowledge, not yet been studied. We aim to examine the association ...
  • Alemany, Silvia; Vilor Tejedor, Natàlia, 1988-; García Esteban, Raquel; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; Dadvand, Payam; Esnaola, Mikel; Mortamais, Marion; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; van Drooge, Barend L.; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Grimalt Obrador, Joan; Rivas, Ioar; Querol, Xavier; Pujol Martí, Jesús, 1981-; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2018)
    BACKGROUND: Traffic-related air pollution is emerging as a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease (AD) and impaired brain development. Individual differences in vulnerability to air pollution may involve the ε4 allele of ...