Kepher H. Makambi's Publications

Llanos AA, Dumitrescu,RG, Brasky TM, Liu Z, Mason JB, Marian C, Makambi KH, Spear SL, Kallakury BVS, Freudenheim JL,  Shields PG. Relationships between folate concentration, alcohol consumption, gene variants in one-carbon metabolism, and p16INK4a methylation and expression in healthy breast tissues. Carcinogenesis; 2014. PMID:25344837

Llanos AA, Dumitrescu,RG, Brasky TM, Liu Z, Mason JB, Marian C, Makambi KH, Spear SL, Kallakury BVS, Freudenheim JL,  Shields PG. Genetic variation in adipokine genes and associations with adiponectin and leptin concentrations in plasma and breast tissues. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention 23(8):1559-68; 2014. PMID:24825736

Makambi KH, Seung H. A non-iterative extension of the multivariate random effects meta-analysis. Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics; 2014. PMID:24835926.

Yuan A, Wei Y, Makambi K, Wang H. Approximate Nonparametric Maximum Likelihood Estimation for Interval Censoring Model Case II. International Journal of Statistics and Probability 3(3); 2014

Blancato J, Graves A, Rashidi B, Moroni M, Tchobe L, Ozdemirli M, Kallakury B, Makambi KH, Marian C, Mueller SC. SYK allelic loss and the role of Syk-regulated genes in breast cancer survival. PLoS ONE 9(2): e87610. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0087610; 2014

Sheppard VB, Harper FWK, Davis K, Hirpa F, Makambi KH. The importance of contextual factors and age in association with anxiety and depression in Black breast cancer patients. Psycho-Oncology 23:143-150; 2013  

Boggs AD, Rosenberg L, Coogan PF, Makambi KH, Adams-Campbell LL, Palmer, JR. Restaurant foods, sugar-sweetened soft drinks, and obesity risk among young African American women. Ethnicity & Disease 23(4):445-51; 2013

Makambi KH. On some procedures based on Fisher's inverse chi-square statistic. Applied Mathematics 4:1109-1114; 2013

Elston E, Goldstein M, Makambi KH. Item response theory analysis of the outpatient physical therapy improvement in movement assessment log (OPTIMAL). Physical Therapy 93(5):661-671; 2013.

Sanda M, Pompach P, Brnakova Z, Wu J, Makambi KH, Goldman R. Quantitative liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry-multiple reaction monitoring (LC-MS-MRM) analysis of site-specific glycoforms of haptoglobin in liver disease. Mol Cell Proteomics 12(5):1294-305; 2013.

Makambi KH. Extended tests for non-zero between-study variance. Journal of Applied Statistics 40(7):1494-1505; 2013.

Llanos AA, Brasky TM, Dumitrescu RG, Marian C, Makambi KH, Kallakury BVS, Spear SL, Perry PJ, Convit RJ, Platek ME, Adams-Campbell LL, Freudenheim JL, Shields PG. Plasma  IGF-1 and IGF-3 may be imprecise surrogates for breast concentrations: an analysis of healthy women. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment 138(2):571-579; 2013.

Makambi KH, Lu W. Combining study outcome measures using adjusted weights. Research Synthesis Methods 4(2):188-197; 2013.

Tsai HT, Penson DF, Makambi KH, Lynch JH, Van Den Eeden SK, Potosky AL. Efficacy of Intermittent androgen deprivation therapy vs conventional continuous androgen deprivation therapy for advanced prostate cancer: A meta-analysis. Urology 82(2):327-34; 2013.

Mohlman MK, Boulos DN, El Setouhy M, Radwan G, Makambi K, Jillson I, Loffredo CA. A randomized, controlled community-wide intervention to reduce environmental tobacco smoke exposure. Nicotine & Tobacco Research. 15(8):1372-1381; 2013.

Genkinger JM, Makambi KH, Palmer JR, Rosenberg L, Adams-Campbell LL. Consumption of dairy and meat in relation to breast cancer risk in the Black Women’s Health Study. Cancer Causes and Control 24:675-684; 2013.

Greenspan EJ, Lee H, Dyba M, Pan J, Makambi KH, Johnson T, Blancato J, Mueller S, Berry DL, Chung F-L. High-throughput, quantitative analysis of acrolein-derived DNA adducts in human oral cells by immunohistochemistry. J Histochem Cytochem. 60(11):844-53; 2012.

Dash C, Chung F-L, Rohan JP, Greenspan E, Christopher PD, Makambi KH, Hara Y, Newkirk K, Davidson B, Adams-Campbell LL. A six-month crossover chemoprevention clinical trial of tea in smokers and non-smokers: Study design and methodological issues. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 12:96; 2012.

Llanos AA, Dumitrescu RG, Marian C, Makambi KH, Spear SL, Kallakury BVS, Perry PJ, Convit RJ, Platek ME, Millen AE, Adams-Campbell LL, Freudenheim JL, Shields PG. Adipokines in plasma and breast tissues: associations with breast cancer risk factors. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 21(10): 1745–55; 2012.

Timothy Deklotz, Kepher H. Makambi, Wenxin Lu, Ziad E. Deeb, Edward Aulisi, Stanley H. Chia. Meta-Analysis of Endoscopic versus Sublabial Pituitary Surgery. The Laryngoscope 122:511-518; 2012.

Llanos AA, Makambi KH, Tucker CA, Shields PG, Adams-Campbell LL. Alcohol, anthropometrics, and breast cancer risk in African American women. The Breast Journal; 2012 Jul;18(4):394-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1524-4741.2012.01265.x.

Zhou X, Meeker A, Makambi KH, Kosti O, Kallakury B, Sidawy M, Loffredo C, Zheng Y-L. Telomere length variation in normal epithelial cells adjacent to tumor: a potential biomarker for breast cancer local recurrence. Carcinogenesis. 2012 Jan;33(1):113-8.

Deklotz T, Makambi KH, Lu W, Deeb ZE, Aulisi E, Chia SH. Meta-Analysis of Endoscopic vs. Sublabial Pituitary Surgery. The Laryngoscope, 2012 Mar;122(3):511-8. doi: 10.1002/lary.22479. Epub 2012 Jan 17.

Zhou X, Marian C, Makambi KH, Kosti O, Kallakury B, Loffredo C, Zheng Y-L. miR-9 and miR-375 as potential biomarkers for breast cancer local recurrence. PLoS ONE 7(6): e39011; 2012.

Dash C, Chung F-L, Rohan JP, Greenspan E, Christopher PD, Makambi KH, Hara Y, Newkirk K, Davidson B, Adams-Campbell LL. A six-month crossover chemoprevention clinical trial of tea in smokers and non-smokers: Study design and methodological issues. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 96; 2012.

Llanos AA, Makambi KH, Tucker CA, Wallington SF, Shields PG, Adams-Campbell LL. Cholesterol, lipoproteins, and breast cancer risk in African American women. Ethnicity and Disease, 18(4):394-5. 2012.

Taylor TR, Huntley ED, Sween J, Makambi KH, Mellman TA, Williams CD, Carter-Nolan P, Frederick W. An Exploratory Analysis of Fear of Recurrence among African American Breast Cancer Survivors. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine; 2012.

Makambi KH, Bright-Gbebry M, Agurs-Collins T, Palmer JR, Rosenberg L, Adams-Campbell LL. Dietary patterns and the risk of colorectal adenomas: the Black Women's Health Study. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention, 2011 May;20(5):818-25. Epub 2011 Feb 25.

Soldin, O.P., Makambi, K. H., Soldin, S.J., & O'Mara, D.M. (2011). Steroid hormone levels associated with passive and active smoking. Steroids, 76(7), 653-9.

Taylor, T.R., Makambi, K., Sween, J., Roltsch, M., & Adams-Campbell, L.L. (2011). The effect of a supervised exercise trial on exercise adherence among African American men: A pilot study. Journal of the National Medical Association, 103(6), 488-491.

Bright-Gbebry M, Makambi KH, Rohan JA, Rosenberg L, Palmer JR, Adams-Campbell LL. Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use Among Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Survivors: The Black Women’s Health Study. BMC, 2011.

Bright-Gbebry M, Makambi KH, Rohan JP, Llanos AA, Rosenberg L, Palmer JR, Adams-Campbell LL. Use of multivitamins, folic acid and herbal supplements among breast cancer survivors: the black women's health study. BMC Complement Altern Med 2011; 11:30- CR, ET Intrprogrammatic Interprogrammatic PMC3095573.

Cavalli LR, Noone A-M, Makambi KH, Rone JD, Kasid UN, Haddad BR. Frequent loss of the BLID gene in early-onset breast cancer. Cytogenet Genome Res., 135:19-24; 2011.

Sheppard VB, Makambi KH, Taylor T, Wallington SF, Sween J, Adams-Campbell LL. Physical activity reduces breast cancer risk in African American women. Ethnicity and Disease 21:406-411; 2011.

Taylor TR, Huntley ED, Makambi KH, Sween J, Adams-Campbell LL, Frederick W, Mellman T. Understanding sleep disturbances in African American breast cancer survivors: A pilot study. Psycho-Oncology 2011.

Makambi KH, Seung H. Multivariate random effect meta-analysis: An extension. ASA Proceedings of the Joint Statistical Meeting (JSM): Biometrics Section, Miami, FL 2011.

Adams-Campbell, L.L., Makambi, K.H., Mouton, C.P., Palmer, J.R., & Rosenberg, L. (2010, March). Colonoscopy utilization in the black women's health study. J Natl Med Assoc, 102(3), 237-42.

Mouton CP, Carter-Nolan PL, Makambi KH, Taylor TR, Palmer JR, Rosenberg L, Adams-Campbell LL. Impact of perceived racial discrimination on health screening in black women. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2010 Feb;21(1):287-300.

Tucker, C.A., Agurs-Collins, T., Carter-Nolan, P., Makambi, K., & Johnson, A.A. (2010). Overweight and obesity: Impact on breast cancer of African American women through a case-control study. Journal of Non-Significant Results in Education,1(1), 13-24.

Adams-Campbell LL, Makambi KH, Frederick WAI, McCaskill-Stevens W. Breast Cancer risk estimates comparing CARE and GAIL models in African-American women. The Breast Journal 15: 72-79; 2009.

Agurs-Collins T, Rosenberg L, Makambi KH, Palmer JR, Adams-Campbell LL. Dietary Patterns and Breast Cancer Risk in Women Participating in the Black Women's Health Study. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 90(3): 621-628; 2009.

Makambi KH, Williams CD, Taylor TR, Rosenberg L & Adams-Campbell LL. An assessment of the CES-D scale factor structure in Black women: The Black Women’s Health Study. Psychiatry Research 168: 163-170; 2009.

Makambi KH, Hartung J. Quantitative synthesis of dichotomous data: Dominance of a single study. ASA Proceedings of the Joint Statistical Meeting (JSM): Section on Statistics in Epidemiology, Washington, DC 2009.

Laing SS & Makambi KH. Predicting Regular Breast Cancer Screening in African American Women with a Family History of Breast Cancer. Journal of the National Medical Association 100: 1309-1317; 2008.

Ihemelandu CU, Naab TJ, Mezghebe HM, Makambi KH, Siram SM, Lefafall LD Jr, Dewitty RL & Frederick WA. Treatment and survival outcome for molecular breast cancer subtypes in black women. Ann Surg 247:463-469; 2008.

Ihemelandu CU,  Naab TJ,  Mezghebe HM,  Makambi KH,  Siram  SM,  Leffall  LD Jr,  DeWitty RL  Jr, Frederick WA.  Basal cell–like (triple-negative) breast cancer, a predictor of distant metastasis in African American women. The American Journal of Surgery 195: 153-158; 2008.

Ihemelandu CU, Leffall LD Jr, Dewitty RL, Naab TJ, Mezghebe HM, Makambi KH, Adams-Campbell L, Frederick WA. Molecular breast cancer subtypes in premenopausal and postmenopausal African American women: age-specific prevalence and survival. J Surg Res. 143:109-118; 2007.

Adams-Campbell LL, Makambi KH, Palmer JR & Rosenberg L. Diagnostic accuracy of the Gail model in the Black Women’s Health Study. The Breast Journal 13:332-336; 2007.

Taylor TR, Williams CD, Makambi KH, Mouton C, Harrell JP, Cozier Y, Palmer JR, Rosenberg L & Adams-Campbell LL. Racial Discrimination and Breast Cancer Incidence in U.S. Black Women: The Black Women’s Health Study. American Journal of Epidemiology 166:46-54; 2007.

Ihemelandu CU, Leffall LD Jr., Dewitty RL, Naab TJ, Mezghebe HM, Makambi KH, Adams-Campbell L & Frederick WA. Molecular breast cancer subtypes in premenopausal African-American women, tumor biologic factors and clinical outcome. Annals of Surgical Oncology 14:2994-3003; 2007.

Agurs-Collins T, Smoot D, Afful J, Makambi KH & Adams-Campbell LL. Legume Intake and Reduced Colorectal Adenoma Risk in African Americans. Journal of National Black Nurses Association 17:6-12; 2006.

Makambi KH. Supplementary test procedures for overall treatment effect. Statistics: A Journal of Theoretical and Applied Statistics 40:289-296; 2006.

Williams CD, Taylor TR, Makambi KH, Harrell J, Palmer JR, Rosenberg L & Adams-Campbell LL. CES-D four factor structure confirmed but not invariant in a large cohort of African American women. Psychiatry Research 150:173-180; 2006.

Rosenberg L, Boggs D, Wise LA, Palmer JR, Roltsch MH, Makambi KH & Adams-Campbell LL. A follow-up study of physical activity and incidence of colorectal polyps in African-American women. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention 15:1438-1442; 2006.

Carter-Nolan PL, Adams-Campbell LL, Makambi KH, Shantell L, Palmer JR & Rosenberg L. Validation of Physical Activity Instruments:  Black Women’s Health Study. Ethnicity and Disease16: 943-947; 2006.

Makambi KH. On positive estimation of the between-study variance in a one-way random effects ANOVA model. Journal of Statistical Research 38:33-44; 2004.

Makambi KH. The effect of the heterogeneity variance estimator on some tests of treatment efficacy. Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics 14:439-449; 2004.

Reyes MO, Archer JA, Nunlee-Bland G, Daniel G, Morgan OA & Makambi KH. Bone mass in physicians: A Howard University Hospital pilot study. Journal of the National Medical Association 96:299-305; 2004.

Hartung J & Makambi KH. Reducing the number of unjustified significant results in meta-analysis.  Communications in Statistics – Simulation and Computation 32:1179-1190; 2003.

Makambi KH. On pooling data summaries in the absence of interactions “response-by-study.” Statistical Methods and Applications: Journal of the Italian Statistical Society 11:127-138; 2002.

Makambi KH. Weighted inverse chi-square method for correlated significance tests. Journal of Applied Statistics 30:243-252; 2002.

Hartung J & Makambi KH. Positive estimation of the between-study variance in meta-analysis. South Africa Statistical Journal 36:55-76; 2002.

Hartung J & Makambi KH. A combined test for improved meta-analysis. Allgemeines Statistisches Archiv 86:397-405; 2002.

Hartung J, Argac D & Makambi KH. Small sample properties of tests on homogeneity in one-way ANOVA and meta-analysis. Statistical Papers 43: 197-235; 2002.

Hartung J & Makambi KH. Simple non-iterative t-distribution based tests for meta-analysis. South Africa Statistical Journal 35:1-17; 2001.

Hartung J, Makambi KH & Argac D. An extended ANOVA F-test with applications to the heterogeneity problem in meta-analysis. Biometrical Journal 43:135-146; 2001.

Argac D, Makambi KH & Hartung J.  A note on testing the nullity of the between group variance in the one-way random effects model under variance heterogeneity. Journal of Applied Statistics 28:215-222; 2001.

Makambi KH, Argac D & Hartung J. On the meta-analysis of treatment differences in heteroscedastic samples.  Biometrical Letters 37: 1-11; 2000.

Makambi KH, Argac D. Another look at the correction of significance level in meta-Analysis: One-way random effects model. Proceedings of the XXIX International Biometrical Colloquium (Poland Region), Piechowice, September 1999