Research

Elsevier,

Blood, Volume 137, Issue 4, 2021, Pages 556-568, ISSN 0006-4971, https://doi.org/10.1182/blood.2020006252.

Identifying the association between neighborhood poverty and hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) outcomes for pediatric allogeneic HCT recipients in the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research database.
Elsevier,

Sex Differences in Cardiac Diseases, Elsevier, 2021, Pages 481-503

This book chapter advances SDG 3 and 5 by explaining how women have an increased risk of certain chronic autoimmune inflammatory disorders (CIDs). All aspects of the heart’s structure and function may be affected by the autoimmune disease.
Elsevier,

Sex Differences in Cardiac Diseases, Elsevier, 2021, Pages 671-687

This book chapter addresses SDG 3 and 5 by describing specialized cardiovascular care for women, delivered in “women’s heart programs” (WHPs) focus on the cardiovascular needs of women. This chapter reviews the historical background leading to their development, their structure and specialized areas of focus including referral criteria for unique cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in women, and CVD disorders resulting in acute coronary syndromes (ACS) with pathophysiologies seen exclusively, and/or more commonly in women.
Elsevier,

Advances in Botanical Research, 2021

This book chapter advances SDGs 12 and 13 by proposing solutions based on algae and on key players who utilize them in a healthy functioning of the global ecosystem.
Elsevier,

Advances in Ecological Research, Volume 64, January 2021

This book chapter advances SDG 15 by demonstrating the concept of designing mixed species native plantings (a type of semi-natural habitat) based on plant-insect interactions to increase abundance and diversity of non-bee and bee crop pollinators in an intensively managed agricultural landscape.
Elsevier,

Advances in Ecological Research, Volume 64, January 2021

This book chapter advances SDG 15 by exploring how agriculture functions as a complex adaptive system. It assesses how recent changes have interacted with agro-ecosystem features to result in a loss of resilience, and suggests key research directions to help harmonize production and ecosystem function, drawing primarily on Canadian examples.
Elsevier,

Dynamic Sedimentary Environments of Mangrove Coasts, 2021.

This book chapter advances SDGs 13, 14 and 15 by exploring “passive” mangrove restoration strategies as a preferred restoration in order to provide better opportunities for blue carbon abatement and increase resilience of coasts to rising sea levels and biodiversity loss.
Elsevier,

Sex Differences in Cardiac Diseases, 2021, Pages 539-565

This book chapter advances SDG 3 by explaining how sex steroids (hormones), through their interactions with the sex steroid receptors present in the heart and vasculature, and their metabolic effects, play a vital role in cardiovascular (CV) health.
Elsevier,

Peripartum Cardiomyopathy, 2021, Pages 21-31

This book chapter advances SDG 3 by explaining how peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is a significant cause of pregnancy-associated morbidity and mortality.
Elsevier,

Organ Repair and Regeneration, 2021, Pages 273-284

This book chapter advances SDG 3 by explaining how there are many strategies that have been implemented to increase the transplant donor pool, yet the gap between the demand and the offer remains too wide and, as a consequence, the number of patients dying on the waiting list keeps rising.

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