Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2021 Author Correction: Inherited causes of clonal haematopoiesis in 97,691 whole genomes (Nature, (2020), 586, 7831, (763-768), 10.1038/s41586-020-2819-2)Nature.  591:E27. 2021
2021 Sequencing of 53,831 diverse genomes from the NHLBI TOPMed ProgramNature.  590:290-299. 2021
2020 Loss-of-function genomic variants highlight potential therapeutic targets for cardiovascular diseaseNature Communications.  11. 2020
2020 Publisher Correction: Deep coverage whole genome sequences and plasma lipoprotein(a) in individuals of European and African ancestries (Nature Communications, (2018), 9, 1, (2606), 10.1038/s41467-018-04668-w)Nature Communications.  11. 2020
2020 Carbohydrate and fat intake associated with risk of metabolic diseases through epigenetics of CPT1AAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  112:1200-1211. 2020
2020 Inherited causes of clonal haematopoiesis in 97,691 whole genomesNature.  586:763-768. 2020
2020 Dynamic incorporation of multiple in silico functional annotations empowers rare variant association analysis of large whole-genome sequencing studies at scaleNature Genetics.  52:969-983. 2020
2020 Salivary AMY1 Copy Number Variation Modifies Age-Related Type 2 Diabetes Risk 2020
2020 Turning Chutes into Ladders for Women Faculty: A Review and Roadmap for Equity in AcademiaJournal of Women's Health.  29:721-733. 2020
2019 An integrative cross-omics analysis of DNA methylation sites of glucose and insulin homeostasisNature Communications.  10. 2019
2019 Impact of Rare and Common Genetic Variants on Diabetes Diagnosis by Hemoglobin A1c in Multi-Ancestry Cohorts: The Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine ProgramAmerican Journal of Human Genetics.  105:706-718. 2019
2019 Ideal cardiovascular health, glycaemic status and incident type 2 diabetes mellitus: the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) studyDiabetologia.  62:426-437. 2019
2019 An exome-wide sequencing study of the GOLDN cohort reveals novel associations of coding variants and fasting plasma lipidsFrontiers in Genetics.  10. 2019
2019 Use of >100,000 NHLBI Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed) Consortium whole genome sequences improves imputation quality and detection of rare variant associations in admixed African and Hispanic/Latino populationsPLoS Genetics.  15. 2019
2018 Deep coverage whole genome sequences and plasma lipoprotein(a) in individuals of European and African ancestriesNature Communications.  9. 2018
2018 Deep-coverage whole genome sequences and blood lipids among 16,324 individualsNature Communications.  9. 2018
2018 Erratum to: Deep coverage whole genome sequences and plasma lipoprotein(a) in individuals of European and African ancestries (Nature Communications, (2018), 9, 1, (2606), 10.1038/s41467-018-04668-w)Nature Communications.  9. 2018
2018 Mapping hot spots of breast cancer mortality in the United States: place matters for Blacks and HispanicsCancer Causes and Control.  29:737-750. 2018
2018 Epigenomics and metabolomics reveal the mechanism of the APOA2 -saturated fat intake interaction affecting obesityAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  108:188-200. 2018
2018 Addressing refugee health through evidence-based policies: a case studyAnnals of Epidemiology.  28:411-419. 2018
2018 Metabolic and inflammatory biomarkers are associated with epigenetic aging acceleration estimates in the GOLDN studyClinical Epigenetics.  10. 2018
2018 Correction: Niclosamide and its analogs are potent inhibitors of Wnt/β-catenin, mTOR and STAT3 signaling in ovarian cancer [Oncotarget., 7, (2016) (86803-86815)] 10.18632/oncotarget.13466Oncotarget.  9:19459-19459. 2018
2018 Epigenome-wide association study of metabolic syndrome in African-American adultsClinical Epigenetics.  10. 2018
2018 An exome-wide sequencing study of lipid response to high-fat meal and fenofibrate in Caucasians from the GOLDN cohortJournal of Lipid Research.  59:722-729. 2018
2017 Associations between SLC16A11 Variants and Type 2 Diabetes in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of LatinosDiabetologia2017
2017 Sex Differences in Blood HDL-c, the Total Cholesterol/HDL-c Ratio, and Palmitoleic Acid are Not Associated with Variants in Common Candidate GenesLipids.  52:969-980. 2017
2017 An epigenome-wide association study of inflammatory response to fenofibrate in the Genetics of Lipid Lowering Drugs and Diet NetworkPharmacogenomics.  18:1333-1341. 2017
2017 Genome- and CD4+ T-cell methylome-wide association study of circulating trimethylamine-N-oxide in the Genetics of Lipid Lowering Drugs and Diet Network (GOLDN)Journal of Nutrition and Intermediary Metabolism.  8:1-7. 2017
2017 Genetics of type 2 diabetes in U.S. Hispanic/Latino individuals: Results from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL)Diabetes.  66:1419-1425. 2017
2017 SOS2 and ACP1 Loci Identified through Large-Scale Exome Chip Analysis Regulate Kidney Development and FunctionJournal of the American Society of Nephrology.  28:981-994. 2017
2016 Heritable DNA methylation in CD4+ Cells among complex families displays genetic and non-genetic effectsPLoS ONE.  11. 2016
2016 Associations of the MCM6-rs3754686 proxy for milk intake in Mediterranean and American populations with cardiovascular biomarkers, disease and mortality: Mendelian randomizationScientific Reports.  6. 2016
2016 Linkage and association analysis of circulating vitamin D and parathyroid hormone identifies novel loci in Alaska native Yup’ik peopleGenes and Nutrition.  11. 2016
2016 Interaction of an S100A9 gene variant with saturated fat and carbohydrates to modulate insulin resistance in 3 populations of different ancestriesAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  104:508-517. 2016
2016 A genome-wide study of lipid response to fenofibrate in Caucasians: A combined analysis of the GOLDN and ACCORD studies 2016
2016 Association of DNA methylation at CPT1A locus with metabolic syndrome in the genetics of lipid lowering drugs and diet network (GOLDN) studyPLoS ONE.  11. 2016
2016 Epigenome-wide association study of triglyceride postprandial responses to a high-fat dietary challengeJournal of Lipid Research.  57:2200-2207. 2016
2016 Niclosamide and its analogs are potent inhibitors of Wnt/ß- catenin, mTOR and STAT3 signaling in ovarian cancerOncotarget.  7:86803-86815. 2016
2015 A family-specific linkage analysis of blood lipid response to fenofibrate in the Genetics of Lipid Lowering Drug and Diet Network 2015
2015 Diagnostic accuracy of self-reported racial composition of residential neighborhoodAnnals of Epidemiology.  25:597-604. 2015
2015 The role of epidemiology in evidence-based policy making: A case study of tobacco use in youthAnnals of Epidemiology.  25:360-365. 2015
2015 Abstract P284: Exploring Differences in Self-Reported Moderate and Vigorous Physical Activity Among Hispanic Subgroups, Non-Hispanic Black, and Non-Hispanic White: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), 1997-2012Circulation.  131:AP284-AP284. 2015
2015 Epigenome-wide study identifies novel methylation loci associated with body mass index and waist circumference 2015
2015 Lipid changes due to fenofibrate treatment are not associated with changes in DNA methylation patterns in the GOLDN studyFrontiers in Genetics.  6. 2015
2015 Low-frequency and rare exome chip variants associate with fasting glucose and type 2 diabetes susceptibilityNature Communications.  6. 2015
2015 Niclosamide analogs for treatment of ovarian cancerInternational Journal of Gynecological Cancer.  25:1377-1385. 2015
2014 A31: Rare and Common Exome Variants Are Associated with Fasting Glucose and Insulin Levels-The CHARGE-S Exome Chip and Sequencing StudyDiabetes.  63:A37-A37. 2014
2014 Dietary interventions and quality of life: A systematic review of the literature 2014
2014 CPT1A: The future of heart disease detection and personalized medicine? 2014
2014 Epigenome-wide association study of fasting measures of glucose, insulin, and homa-ir in the genetics of lipid lowering drugs and diet network studyDiabetes.  63:801-807. 2014
2014 Effect of niclosamide on basal-like breast cancersMolecular Cancer Therapeutics.  13:800-811. 2014
2014 Inhibition of Wnt/β-catenin pathway by niclosamide: A therapeutic target for ovarian cancerGynecologic Oncology.  134:112-120. 2014
2013 A431: Epigenetics of Fasting Insulin and Glucose ConcentrationsDiabetes.  62:A431-A431. 2013
2013 Hidalgo and goodman respondAmerican Journal of Public Health.  103. 2013
2013 US Secular Trends in Coronary Heart Disease, Heart Attack/Myocardial Infarction, and Stroke Prevalence, by Race/Ethnicity, 2005-2010Circulation.  127. 2013
2013 Immunogenicity of Seven New Recombinant Yellow Fever Viruses 17D Expressing Fragments of SIVmac239 Gag, Nef, and Vif in Indian Rhesus MacaquesPLoS ONE.  8. 2013
2013 Multivariate or multivariable regression?American Journal of Public Health.  103:39-40. 2013
2012 Preventive and curative care utilization among Mexican immigrant women in Birmingham, ALJournal of Immigrant and Minority Health.  14:983-989. 2012
2012 Validation of Self-Reported Measures in Health Disparities Research.Journal of Biometrics and Biostatistics.  3. 2012
2012 Development of a theory-based (pen-3 and health belief model), culturally relevant intervention on cervical cancer prevention among latina immigrants using intervention mappingHealth Promotion Practice.  13:29-40. 2012
2012 Short-term physical activity intervention decreases femoral bone marrow adipose tissue in young children: A pilot studyBONE.  50:23-27. 2012
2003 Long-cycle structured intermittent versus continuous highly active antiretroviral therapy for the treatment of chronic infection with human immunodeficiency virus: Effects on drug toxicity and on immunologic and virologic parametersJournal of Infectious Diseases.  188:388-396. 2003
2003 Genetic characterization of rebounding human immunodeficiency virus type 1 in plasma during multiple interruptions of highly active antiretroviral therapyJournal of Virology.  77:3229-3237. 2003
2002 Evaluation of initial CD4+T cell counts in individuals with newly diagnosed human immunodeficiency virus infection, by sex and race, in urban settingsJournal of Infectious Diseases.  185:1818-1821. 2002
2002 Pilot study of the effects of intermittent interleukin-2 on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-specific immune responses in patients treated during recently acquired HIV infectionJournal of Infectious Diseases.  185:61-68. 2002
2001 Short-cycle structured intermittent treatment of chronic HIV infection with highly active antiretroviral therapy: Effects on virologic, immunologic, and toxicity parameters 2001

Teaching Activities

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2012
  • Master of Public Health, University of Southern California 2007
  • Full Name

  • Bertha Hidalgo