Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2022 Editorial: Women in science: GeneticsFrontiers in Genetics.  13. 2022
2022 Mother-child cardiometabolic health 4–10 years after pregnancy complicated by obesity with and without gestational diabetesObesity Science and Practice.  8:627-640. 2022
2022 Recommendations on the use and reporting of race, ethnicity, and ancestry in genetic research: Experiences from the NHLBI TOPMed program 2022
2022 APOL1 Risk Variants Associated with Serum Albumin in a Population-Based Cohort StudyAmerican Journal of Nephrology.  53:182-190. 2022
2022 Mendelian randomization supports bidirectional causality between telomere length and clonal hematopoiesis of indeterminate potentialScience Advances.  8. 2022
2022 Racial/ethnic distribution of graduates from doctorate and masters epidemiology degree programs in the United States, 2008 to 2018Annals of Epidemiology.  68:32-36. 2022
2022 Research Goes Red: Early Experience with a Participant-Centric RegistryCirculation Research.  130:343-351. 2022
2021 Genetic Contributors of Incident Stroke in 10,700 African Americans With Hypertension: A Meta-Analysis From the Genetics of Hypertension Associated Treatments and Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke StudiesFrontiers in Genetics.  12. 2021
2021 Author Correction: A high-resolution HLA reference panel capturing global population diversity enables multi-ancestry fine-mapping in HIV host response (Nature Genetics, (2021), 53, 10, (1504-1516), 10.1038/s41588-021-00935-7)Nature Genetics.  53:1722. 2021
2021 Chromosome Xq23 is associated with lower atherogenic lipid concentrations and favorable cardiometabolic indicesNature Communications.  12. 2021
2021 Genome sequencing unveils a regulatory landscape of platelet reactivityNature Communications.  12. 2021
2021 Variant-specific inflation factors for assessing population stratification at the phenotypic variance levelNature Communications.  12. 2021
2021 Whole-genome association analyses of sleep-disordered breathing phenotypes in the NHLBI TOPMed programGenome Medicine: medicine in the post-genomic era.  13. 2021
2021 A 6-CpG validated methylation risk score model for metabolic syndrome: The HyperGEN and GOLDN studiesPLoS One.  16. 2021
2021 A 6-CpG Validated Methylation Risk Score Model for Metabolic Syndrome: The HyperGEN and GOLDN Studies 2021
2021 A high-resolution HLA reference panel capturing global population diversity enables multi-ancestry fine-mapping in HIV host responseNature Genetics.  53:1504-1516. 2021
2021 Will Podcasting and Social Media Replace Journals and Traditional Science Communication? No, butAmerican Journal of Epidemiology.  190:1625-1631. 2021
2021 Racial and socioeconomic disparity associates with differences in cardiac DNA methylation among men with end-stage heart failureAmerican Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology.  320. 2021
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 RiskClinical Chemistry (Washington, DC): international journal of molecular diagnostics and laboratory medicine.  66:718-726. 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 studiesPharmacogenetics and Genomics.  26:324-333. 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 Niclosamide analogs for treatment of ovarian cancerInternational Journal of Gynecological Cancer.  25:1377-1385. 2015
2015 A family-specific linkage analysis of blood lipid response to fenofibrate in the Genetics of Lipid Lowering Drug and Diet NetworkPharmacogenetics and Genomics.  25:511-514. 2015
2015 Diagnostic accuracy of self-reported racial composition of residential neighborhoodAnnals of Epidemiology.  25:597-604. 2015
2015 Epigenome-wide study identifies novel methylation loci associated with body mass index and waist circumferenceObesity.  23:1493-1501. 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 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
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 literatureJournal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.  46:90-101. 2014
2014 CPT1A: The future of heart disease detection and personalized medicine?Clinical Lipidology.  9:9-12. 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 parametersProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA.  98:15161-15166. 2001


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2021 Applying Self-report Measures in Minority Health and Health Disparities Research.  153-169. 2021

Investigator On

  • CHEER Center for the Study of Community Health  awarded by CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/DHHS
  • Center for Clinical and Translational Science (3 Linked Awards UL1, KL2, TL1)  awarded by National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences/NIH/DHHS
  • Clinical and Molecular Biomarkers of Endpoints in Pediatric Renal Transplantation  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS
  • Intergenerational Transmission of Obesity  awarded by American Heart Association
  • Intergenerational Transmission of Obesity - Intergenerational Transmission of Obesity in a Cohort of Mother-Child Dyads  awarded by American Heart Association
  • Intergenerational Transmission of Obesity - Intergenerational Transmission of Obesity: Antenatal Mother and Beyond Birth Offspring  awarded by American Heart Association
  • P3 (Pregnancy and Postpartum/Preconception) EQUATE (Enhancing Access and Quality to Achieve Equitable Maternal and Infant Health) Network  awarded by American Heart Association
  • Researching Covid to Enhance Recovery (RECOVER) Initiative  awarded by New York University
  • UAB COVID-19 Caregiving Affected Research Early-Career Scientists (CARES) Retention Program  awarded by Duke (Doris) Charitable Foundation
  • UAB Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)  awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS
  • UAB Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) - A Dynamic COVID-19 Community-Engaged Testing Strategy in Alabama (COVID COMET AL)  awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS
  • UAB Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) - EHE Implementation Science Consultation Hub  awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS
  • 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