Health and population


Materials Today Bio, Volume 7, 2020, 100069, ISSN 2590-0064,

This journal article addresses goal 3 by looking at the current trends in biomaterials-based therapies for skeletal muscle regeneration and presents the obstacles still to be overcome before clinical translation is possible. With millions of people affected by muscle trauma each year, the development of a therapy that can repair the structural and functional deficits after severe muscle injury is pivotal.
This chapter supports SDG 3 by looking at how artificial intelligence (AI) can provide substantial improvements in all areas of healthcare from diagnostics to treatment.

Rosenberg's Molecular and Genetic Basis of Neurological and Psychiatric Disease (Sixth Edition), Volume 1, 2020, Pages 283-297

This chapter addresses Goal 3 by discussing the genetic relationship between Alzheimer's disease and Down Syndrome.
This book chapter advances SDGs 3 and 10 by explaining how individuals with diabetes who are of lower socioeconomic status are more likely to have poorer diabetes-related outcomes. Digital health advancements provide unique opportunities to reduce health inequities for this high-risk group.
This article addresses Goal 3 by exploring the use of an internet-delivered program to improve mental health and functional outcomes for neurological disorders.

Mechanisms of Ageing and Development, Volume 190, September 2020, 111290

This article addresses goal 3 by investigating FOXO3a as a potential blood biomarker for early detection of Alzheimer's Disease.

Mental and Behavioral Health of Immigrants in the United States, Cultural, Environmental, and Structural Factors, 2020, Pages 157-178

This chapter addresses Goal 3 by examining the mental health of immigrants in the United States.
This article addresses Goal 3 by discussing video conference support groups for frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Few public health interventions can match the immense achievements of immunization in terms of mortality and morbidity reduction. However, progress in reaching global coverage goals and achieving universal immunization coverage have stalled; with key stakeholders concerned about the accuracy of reported coverage figures. Winner of the Atlas Award in August 2020, this article contributes to SDGs 3 and 17 by exploring the “state of data quality” in low- and middle-income countries, the factors affecting data quality in these settings and the potential means to improve it.
This book chapter advances SDG 3 and 10 by providing information on various culturally sensitive methods to assess and treat mental health conditions onset by factors contributing to the immigration process for adolescents, adults, and older adults.