Associate Professor Natasha Nassar

Associate Professor/NHMRC Career Development Fellowship
Kolling Institute of Medical Research, Northern Clinical School

Telephone +61 2 9462 9792
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Selected grants

2014

  • Population Health CDF Level 2 - Impact of factors in pregnancy and at birth on long-term child health and development; Nassar N; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Career Development Fellowship.

2013

  • High iron stores in the first trimester and risk of subsequent gestational diabetes mellitus; Khambalia A, Roberts C, McElduff A, Nassar N; Australasian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society (ADIPS)/Novo Nordisk Grant.
  • Infant thyroid hormone levels and long-term child educational outcomes; Nassar N, Roberts C, Wilcken B, Martin A, Jack M, Wiley V, Algert C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Prenatal origins and health outcomes of male reproductive congenital anomalies diagnosed at birth and testicular cancer in adulthood; Nassar N, Milne E, Pereira G; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2012

  • Infant Health at Birth and Long-term Educational Achievment; Nassar N, Roberts C, Morris J, Bowen J, Chen J; DVC Research/Bridging Support Grant.
  • Perinatal health at birth and long-term educational achievement; Nassar N; Department of Education and Training (NSW)/State Education Research Approvals Process (SERAP).

2011

  • PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF BIRTH DEFECTS FROM FETOTOXIC AGENTS IN THE PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY; Nassar N, Weinstein P; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2010

  • LNK: 2010/Round2/ARC Linkage Project LP100200507 Pathways, policies and prevention: better outcomes; Hofman S, Nassar N.
  • The underlying aetiology and health outcomes of male reproductive birth defects; Nassar N; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Career Development Awards.
  • Evaluation of novel antenatal biomarkers for the detection of adverse pregnancy outcomes: a record linkage study; Roberts C, Nassar N, Hadfield R, Tasevski V, Lain S, Algert C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2009

  • Improving maternal and infant health outcomes, policy and practice using population health data; Nassar N; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Early Career Fellowships (ECF).

2008

  • Ethical and legal issues surrounding the decision-making process for donating and banking umbilical cord blood; Strong K, Kerridge I, Nassar N, Ankeny R, O'Brien T, Stewart C, Jordens C, Nassar N, Ankeny R; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2007

  • Does place of birth influence a healthy start to life?; Roberts C, Nassar N, Simpson J, Ford J, Bowen J, Nassar N, Taylor L; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2006

  • Regionalised maternity care - is there room for improvement?; Roberts C, Taylor L, Simpson J, Nassar N, Taylor L, Morris J, Henderson-Smart D; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Raynes-Greenow, C., Roberts, C., Nassar, N. (2008). Enabling pregnant women to participate in informed decision-making regarding their labour analgesia. In Paolo S. Greco and Francesco M. Conti (Eds.), Pain Management: New Research, (pp. 219-229). Hauppauge New York: Nova Science Publishers.
  • Raynes-Greenow, C., Roberts, C., Nassar, N. (2008). Enabling pregnant women to participate in informed decision-making regarding their labour analgesia. In Paul M Garrison (Eds.), Psychology of Decision making, (pp. 165-175). USA: Nova Science Publishers.

Journals

  • Schneuer, F., Roberts, C., Ashton, A., Guilbert, C., Tasevski, V., Morris, J., Nassar, N. (2014). Angiopoietin 1 and 2 serum concentrations in first trimester of pregnancy as biomarkers of adverse pregnancy outcomes. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 210(4), e1-e9. [More Information]
  • Schneuer, F., Roberts, C., Guilbert, C., Simpson, J., Algert, C., Khambalia, A., Tasevski, V., Ashton, A., Morris, J., Nassar, N. (2014). Effects of maternal serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations in the first trimester on subsequent pregnancy outcomes in an Australian population1-3. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 99(2), 287-295. [More Information]
  • Jordens, C., Kerridge, I., Stewart, C., O'Brien, T., Samuel, G., Porter, E., O'Connor, M., Nassar, N. (2014). Knowledge, Beliefs, and Decisions of Pregnant Australian Women Concerning Donation and Storage of Umbilical Cord Blood: A Population-Based Survey (Forthcoming). Birth: Issues in Perinatal Care. [More Information]
  • Schneuer, F., Roberts, C., Guilbert, C., Simpson, J., Algert, C., Khambalia, A., Tasevski, V., Ashton, A., Morris, J., Nassar, N. (2014). Maternal serum 25(OH)D concentrations in the first trimester on subsequent pregnancy outcomes in an Australian population. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 99(2), 287-295. [More Information]
  • Pereira, G., Haggar, F., Shand, A., Bower, C., Cook, A., Nassar, N. (2013). Association between pre-eclampsia and locally derived traffic-related air pollution: a retrospective cohort study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 67(2), 147-152. [More Information]
  • Vlemmix, F., Warendorf, J., Rosman, A., Kok, M., Mol, B., Morris, J., Nassar, N. (2013). Decision aids to improve informed decision-making in pregnancy care: a systematic review. BJOG: an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology, 120(3), 257-266. [More Information]
  • Bell, J., Raynes-Greenow, C., Bower, C., Turner, R., Roberts, C., Nassar, N. (2013). Descriptive epidemiology of cleft lip and cleft palate in Western Australia. Birth Defects Research. Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology, 97(2), 101-108. [More Information]
  • O'Leary, C., Elliott, E., Nassar, N., Bower, C. (2013). Exploring the Potential to Use Data Linkage for Investigating the Relationship between Birth Defects and Prenatal Alcohol Exposure. Birth Defects Research. Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology, 97(7), 497-504. [More Information]
  • Schneuer, F., Nassar, N., Guilbert, C., Tasevski, V., Ashton, A., Morris, J., Roberts, C. (2013). First trimester screening of serum soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase-1 and placental growth factor predicting hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. Pregnancy Hypertension: an international journal of women's cardiovascular health, 3(4), 215-221. [More Information]
  • Langridge, A., Glasson, E., Nassar, N., Jacoby, P., Pennell, C., Hagan, R., Bourke, J., Leonard, H., Stanley, F. (2013). Maternal Conditions and Perinatal Characteristics Associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual Disability. PLoS One, 8(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Khambalia, A., Ford, J., Nassar, N., Shand, A., McElduff, A., Roberts, C. (2013). Occurrence and recurrence of diabetes in pregnancy. Diabetic Medicine, 30(4), 452-456. [More Information]
  • Lain, S., Nassar, N., Bowen, J., Roberts, C. (2013). Risk Factors and Costs of Hospital Admissions in First Year of Life: A Population-Based Study. The Journal of Pediatrics, 163(4), 1014-1019. [More Information]
  • O’Donnell, M., Anderson, D., Morgan, V., Nassar, N., Leonard, H., Stanley, F. (2013). Trends in pre-existing mental health disorders among parents of infants born in Western Australia from 1990 to 2005. Medical Journal of Australia, 198(9), 485-488. [More Information]
  • Nassar, N., Schiff, M., Roberts, C. (2013). Trends in the distribution of gestational age and contribution of planned births in New South Wales, Australia. PLoS One, 8(2), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Schneuer, F., Nassar, N., Tasevski, V., Morris, J., Roberts, C. (2012). Association and Predictive Accuracy of High TSH Serum Levels in First Trimester and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 97(9), 3115-3122. [More Information]
  • Schneuer, F., Nassar, N., Khambalia, A., Tasevski, V., Ashton, A., Morris, J., Roberts, C. (2012). First trimester screening of maternal placental protein 13 for predicting preeclampsia and small for gestational age: In-house study and systematic review. Placenta, 33(9), 735-740. [More Information]
  • Lain, S., Algert, C., Nassar, N., Bowen, J., Roberts, C. (2012). Incidence of Severe Adverse Neonatal Outcomes: Use of a Composite Indicator in a Population Cohort. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 16(3), 600-608. [More Information]
  • Pereira, G., Cook, A., Haggar, F., Bower, C., Nassar, N. (2012). Locally derived traffic-related air pollution and fetal growth restriction: a retrospective cohort study. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 69(11), 815-822. [More Information]
  • Khambalia, A., Roberts, C., Bowen, J., Nassar, N. (2012). Maternal and infant characteristics by mode of vitamin K prophylaxis administration. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 48, 665-668. [More Information]
  • Roberts, C., Algert, C., Ford, J., Nassar, N. (2012). Mode of delivery may be the risk factor for infant infectious morbidity. ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD, 97(8), 759-759. [More Information]
  • Nassar, N., Leoncini, E., Amar, E., Arteaga-Vazquez, J., Bakker, M., Bower, C., Canfield, M., Castilla, E., Cocchi, G., Correa, A., et al (2012). Prevalence of Esophageal Atresia among 18 International Birth Defects Surveillance Programs. Birth Defects Research. Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology, 94(11), 893-899. [More Information]
  • Schneuer, F., Nassar, N., Morris, J., Roberts, C. (2012). Response to letter to Editor: Prediction of preeclampsia and fetal growth restriction using placental protein 13. Placenta, 33(11), 956-956. [More Information]
  • Pereira, G., Cook, A., Haggar, F., Bower, C., Nassar, N. (2012). Seasonal variation in fetal growth: accounting for sociodemographic, biological, and environmental exposures. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 206(1), 74.e1-74.e7. [More Information]
  • Langridge, A., Nassar, N., Li, J., Jacoby, P., Stanley, F. (2012). The impact of monetary incentives on general fertility rates in Western Australia. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 66(4), 296-301. [More Information]
  • O'Donnell, M., Nassar, N., Jacoby, P., Stanley, F. (2012). Western Australian emergency department presentations related to child maltreatment and intentional injury: Population level study utilising linked health and child protection data. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 48(1), 57-65. [More Information]
  • Parner, E., Thorsen, P., Dixon, G., de Klerk, N., Leonard, H., Nassar, N., Bourke, J., Bower, C., Glasson, E. (2011). A comparison of autism prevalence trends in Denmark and Western Australia. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 41(12), 1601-1608. [More Information]
  • Leonard, H., Glasson, E., Nassar, N., Whitehouse, A., Bebbington, A., Bourke, J., Jacoby, P., Dixon, G., Malacova, E., Bower, C., et al (2011). Autism and intellectual disability are differentially related to sociodemographic background at birth. PLoS One, 6(3), e17875 - 1-e17875 - 9. [More Information]
  • Langridge, A., Li, J., Nassar, N., Stanley, F. (2011). Community-level socioeconomic inequalities in infants with poor fetal growth in Western Australia, 1984 to 2006. Annals of Epidemiology, 21(7), 473-480. [More Information]
  • Wilcox, C., Nassar, N., Roberts, C. (2011). Effectiveness of nifedipine tocolysis to facilitate external cephalic version: a systematic review. BJOG: an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology, 118(4), 423-428. [More Information]
  • Jacobs, M., Nassar, N., Roberts, C., Hadfield, R., Morris, J., Ashton, A. (2011). Levels of soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase one in first trimester and outcomes of pregnancy: a systematic review. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology, 9(June), 77-1-77-8. [More Information]
  • Roberts, C., Ford, J., Algert, C., Antonsen, S., Chalmers, J., Cnattingius, S., Gokhale, M., Kotelchuck, M., Melve, K., Langridge, A., Morris, J., Nassar, N., et al (2011). Population-based trends in pregnancy hypertension and pre-eclampsia: an international comparative study. BMJ Open, 1(1), e000101-1-e000101-9. [More Information]
  • Thompson, M., Nassar, N., Robertson, M., Shand, A. (2011). Pregnant women's knowledge of obesity and ideal weight gain in pregnancy, and health behaviours of pregnant women and their partners. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 51(5), 460-463. [More Information]
  • Schiff, M., Nassar, N., Roberts, C. (2011). Re: Preterm birth rates in Chinese women: ANZJOG 2011. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 51(6), 566-567. [More Information]
  • Nassar, N., Halligan, G., Roberts, C., Morris, J., Ashton, A. (2011). Systematic review of first-trimester vitamin D normative levels and outcomes of pregnancy. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 205(3), 208.e1-208.e7. [More Information]
  • Pereira, G., Nassar, N., Cook, A., Bower, C. (2011). Traffic emissions are associated with reduced fetal growth in areas of Perth, Western Australia: an application of the AusRoads dispersion model. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 35(5), 451-458. [More Information]
  • Fehr, S., Bebbington, A., Nassar, N., Downs, J., Ronen, G., de Klerk, N., Leonard, H. (2011). Trends in the Diagnosis of Rett Syndrome in Australia. Pediatric Research: international journal of human developmental biology, 70(3), 313-319. [More Information]
  • Roberts, C., Badgery-Parker, T., Algert, C., Bowen, J., Nassar, N. (2011). Trends in use of neonatal CPAP: a population-based study. BMC Pediatrics, 11(October), 1-7. [More Information]
  • O'Leary, C., Bower, C., Zubrick, S., Geelhoed, E., Kurinczuk, J., Nassar, N. (2010). A new method of prenatal alcohol classification accounting for dose, pattern, and timing of exposure: Improving our ability to examine fetal effects from low to moderate exposure. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 64(11), 956-962. [More Information]
  • Bower, C., Rudy, E., Callaghan, A., Quick, J., Nassar, N. (2010). Age at diagnosis of birth defects. Birth Defects Research. Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology, 88(4), 251-255. [More Information]
  • Raynes-Greenow, C., Nassar, N., Torvaldsen, S., Trevena, L., Roberts, C. (2010). Assisting informed decision making for labour analgesia: a randomised controlled trial of a decision aid for labour analgesia versus a pamphlet. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 10(15), 15-1-15-13. [More Information]
  • O'Donnell, M., Nassar, N., Leonard, H., Jacoby, P., Mathews, R., Patterson, Y., Stanley, F. (2010). Characteristics of non-Aboriginal and Aboriginal children and families with substantiated child maltreatment: a population-based study. International Journal of Epidemiology, 39(3), 921-928. [More Information]
  • O'Leary, C., Nassar, N., Zubrick, S., Kurinczuk, J., Stanley, F., Bower, C. (2010). Evidence of a complex association between dose, pattern and timing of prenatal alcohol exposure and child behaviour problems. Addiction, 105(1), 74-86. [More Information]
  • Shand, A., Nassar, N., Von Dadelszen, P., Innis, S., Green, T. (2010). Maternal vitamin D status in pregnancy and adverse pregnancy outcomes in a group at high risk for pre-eclampsia. BJOG: an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology, 117(13), 1593-1598. [More Information]
  • O'Donnell, M., Nassar, N., Leonard, H., Mathews, R., Patterson, Y., Stanley, F. (2010). Monitoring child abuse and neglect at a population level: Patterns of hospital admissions for maltreatment and assault. Child Abuse and Neglect, 34(11), 823-832. [More Information]
  • Nassar, N., Abeywardana, P., Barker, A., Bower, C. (2010). Parental occupational exposure to potential endocrine disrupting chemicals and risk of hypospadias in infants. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 67(9), 585-589. [More Information]
  • O'Leary, C., Nassar, N., Kurinczuk, J., de Klerk, N., Geelhoed, E., Elliott, E., Bower, C. (2010). Prenatal alcohol exposure and risk of birth defects. Pediatrics (English Edition), 126(4), e843-e850. [More Information]
  • O'Donnell, M., Nassar, N., Leonard, H., Jacoby, P., Mathews, R., Patterson, Y., Stanley, F. (2010). Rates and types of hospitalisations of children with subsequent contact with the Child Protection System: A population based case-control study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 64(9), 784-788. [More Information]
  • Ford, J., Roberts, C., Nassar, N., Giles, W., Morris, J. (2010). Recurrence of breech presentation in consecutive pregnancies. BJOG: an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology, 117(7), 830-836. [More Information]
  • Pereira, G., Nassar, N., Bower, C., Weinstein, P., Cook, A. (2010). Residential exposure to traffic emissions and adverse pregnancy outcomes. Surveys and Perspectives Integrating Environment and Society, 3(1), 1-14.
  • Langridge, A., Nassar, N., Li, J., Stanley, F. (2010). Social and racial inequalities in preterm births in Western Australia, 1984 to 2006. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology (Print), 24(4), 352-362. [More Information]
  • O'Donnell, M., Nassar, N., Leonard, H., Mathews, R., Patterson, Y., Stanley, F. (2010). The use of cross-jurisdictional population data to investigate health indicators of child maltreatment. Medical Journal of Australia, 193(3), 142-145. [More Information]
  • Leonard, H., Dixon, G., Whitehouse, A., Bourke, J., Aiberti, K., Nassar, N., Bower, C., Glasson, E. (2010). Unpacking the complex nature of the autism epidemic. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 4(4), 548-554. [More Information]
  • Nassar, N., Dixon, G., Bourke, J., Bower, C., Glasson, E., de Klerk, N., Leonard, H. (2009). Autism spectrum disorders in young children: effect of changes in diagnostic practices. International Journal of Epidemiology, 38(5), 1245-1254. [More Information]
  • Raynes-Greenow, C., Roberts, C., Nassar, N., Trevena, L. (2009). Do audio-guided decision aids improve outcomes? A randomized controlled trial of an audio-guided decision aid compared with a booklet decision aid for Australian women considering labour analgesia. Health expectations : an international journal of public participation in health care and health policy, 12(4), 407-416. [More Information]
  • O'Donnell, M., Nassar, N., Leonard, H., Hagan, R., Mathews, R., Patterson, Y., Stanley, F. (2009). Increasing prevalence of neonatal withdrawal syndrome: population study of maternal factors and child protection involvement. Pediatrics, 123(4), e614-e621. [More Information]
  • Bower, C., Rudy, E., Callaghan, A., Quick, J., Cosgrove, P., Nassar, N. (2009). Report of the Birth Defects Registry Of Western Australia, 1980-2008. Report of the Birth Defects Registry Of Western Australia 1980-2008, 5, 1-38.
  • O'Leary, C., Nassar, N., Kurinczuk, J., Bower, C. (2009). The effect of maternal alcohol consumption on fetal growth and preterm birth. BJOG: an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology, 116(3), 390-400. [More Information]
  • Raynes-Greenow, C., Nassar, N., Roberts, C. (2008). Residential mobility in a cohort of primiparous women during pregnancy and post-partum. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 32(2), 131-134. [More Information]
  • Nassar, N., Roberts, C., Raynes-Greenow, C., Barratt, A. (2007). Development and pilot-testing of a decision aid for women with a breech-presenting baby. Midwifery, 23(1), 38-47. [More Information]
  • Nassar, N., Roberts, C., Raynes-Greenow, C., Barratt, A., Peat, B. (2007). Evaluation of a decision aid for women with breech presentation at term: a randomised controlled trial [ISRCTN14570598]. BJOG: an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology, 114(3), 325-333. [More Information]
  • Nassar, N., Jacoby, P., Bower, C., Barker, A. (2007). Geographical variation of hypospadias in Western Australia. Australasian Epidemiologist, 14(3), 76-79.
  • Nassar, N., Bower, C., Barker, A. (2007). Increasing prevalence of hypospadias in Western Australia, 1980-2000. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 92(7), 580-584. [More Information]
  • Leonard, H., Nassar, N., Bourke, J., Blair, E., Mulroy, S., de Klerk, N., Bower, C. (2007). Relation between Intrauterine Growth and Subsequent Intellectual Disability in a Ten-year Population Cohort of Children in Western Australia. American Journal of Epidemiology, 167(1), 103-111. [More Information]
  • Nassar, N., Roberts, C., Cameron, C., Olive, E. (2006). Clinical examination for non-cephalic presentation: training and experience can make a difference. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 333(7568), 578.
  • Nassar, N., Roberts, C., Cameron, C., Olive, E. (2006). Diagnostic accuracy of clinical examination for detection of non-cephalic presentation in late pregnancy: cross sectional analytic study. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 333(7568), 578-580. [More Information]
  • Nassar, N., Roberts, C., Cameron, C., Peat, B. (2006). Outcomes of external cephalic version and breech presentation at term, an audit of deliveries at a Sydney tertiary obstetric hospital, 1997-2004. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, 85(10), 1231-1238.
  • Nassar, N., Roberts, C., Barratt, A., Bell, J., Olive, E., Peat, B. (2006). Systematic review of adverse outcomes of external cephalic version and persisting breech presentation at term. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology (Print), 20(2), 163-171. [More Information]
  • Olive, E., Roberts, C., Nassar, N., Algert, C. (2006). Test characteristics of placental location screening by transabdominal ultrasound at 18-20 weeks. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 28(7), 944-949. [More Information]
  • Roberts, C., Cameron, C., Nassar, N., Raynes-Greenow, C. (2004). A Simple Patient-Initiated Intervention To Increase Antenatal Detection Of Breech Presentation At Term. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology (Print), 18(5), 371-376.
  • Roberts, C., Raynes-Greenow, C., Nassar, N., Trevena, L., McCaffery, K. (2004). Protocol For A Randomised Controlled Trial Of A Decision Aid For The Management Of Pain In Labour And Childbirth [Isrctn52287533]. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 4(1), 24-24.
  • Roberts, C., Nassar, N., Barratt, A., Raynes-Greenow, C., Peat, B., Henderson-Smart, D. (2004). Protocol For The Evaluation Of A Decision Aid For Women With A Breech-Presenting Baby [Isrctn14570598]. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 4(1), 26-26.
  • Phipps, H., Roberts, C., Nassar, N., Raynes-Greenow, C., Peat, B., Hutton, E. (2003). The management of breech pregnancies in Australia and New Zealand. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 43(4), 294-297.
  • Roberts, C., Phipps, H., Nassar, N., Raynes-Greenow, C. (2003). The management of twin births in Australia and New Zealand. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 43(5), 397-397.
  • Roberts, C., Nassar, N., Raynes-Greenow, C., Peat, B. (2003). Update on the management of term breech deliveries in NSW, Australia. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 43, 173-173.

Report

  • Ford, J., Nassar, N., Sullivan, E., Chambers, G., Lancaster, P. (2003). Reproductive health indicators, Australia 2002.

2014

  • Schneuer, F., Roberts, C., Ashton, A., Guilbert, C., Tasevski, V., Morris, J., Nassar, N. (2014). Angiopoietin 1 and 2 serum concentrations in first trimester of pregnancy as biomarkers of adverse pregnancy outcomes. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 210(4), e1-e9. [More Information]
  • Schneuer, F., Roberts, C., Guilbert, C., Simpson, J., Algert, C., Khambalia, A., Tasevski, V., Ashton, A., Morris, J., Nassar, N. (2014). Effects of maternal serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations in the first trimester on subsequent pregnancy outcomes in an Australian population1-3. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 99(2), 287-295. [More Information]
  • Jordens, C., Kerridge, I., Stewart, C., O'Brien, T., Samuel, G., Porter, E., O'Connor, M., Nassar, N. (2014). Knowledge, Beliefs, and Decisions of Pregnant Australian Women Concerning Donation and Storage of Umbilical Cord Blood: A Population-Based Survey (Forthcoming). Birth: Issues in Perinatal Care. [More Information]
  • Schneuer, F., Roberts, C., Guilbert, C., Simpson, J., Algert, C., Khambalia, A., Tasevski, V., Ashton, A., Morris, J., Nassar, N. (2014). Maternal serum 25(OH)D concentrations in the first trimester on subsequent pregnancy outcomes in an Australian population. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 99(2), 287-295. [More Information]

2013

  • Pereira, G., Haggar, F., Shand, A., Bower, C., Cook, A., Nassar, N. (2013). Association between pre-eclampsia and locally derived traffic-related air pollution: a retrospective cohort study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 67(2), 147-152. [More Information]
  • Vlemmix, F., Warendorf, J., Rosman, A., Kok, M., Mol, B., Morris, J., Nassar, N. (2013). Decision aids to improve informed decision-making in pregnancy care: a systematic review. BJOG: an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology, 120(3), 257-266. [More Information]
  • Bell, J., Raynes-Greenow, C., Bower, C., Turner, R., Roberts, C., Nassar, N. (2013). Descriptive epidemiology of cleft lip and cleft palate in Western Australia. Birth Defects Research. Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology, 97(2), 101-108. [More Information]
  • O'Leary, C., Elliott, E., Nassar, N., Bower, C. (2013). Exploring the Potential to Use Data Linkage for Investigating the Relationship between Birth Defects and Prenatal Alcohol Exposure. Birth Defects Research. Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology, 97(7), 497-504. [More Information]
  • Schneuer, F., Nassar, N., Guilbert, C., Tasevski, V., Ashton, A., Morris, J., Roberts, C. (2013). First trimester screening of serum soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase-1 and placental growth factor predicting hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. Pregnancy Hypertension: an international journal of women's cardiovascular health, 3(4), 215-221. [More Information]
  • Langridge, A., Glasson, E., Nassar, N., Jacoby, P., Pennell, C., Hagan, R., Bourke, J., Leonard, H., Stanley, F. (2013). Maternal Conditions and Perinatal Characteristics Associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual Disability. PLoS One, 8(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Khambalia, A., Ford, J., Nassar, N., Shand, A., McElduff, A., Roberts, C. (2013). Occurrence and recurrence of diabetes in pregnancy. Diabetic Medicine, 30(4), 452-456. [More Information]
  • Lain, S., Nassar, N., Bowen, J., Roberts, C. (2013). Risk Factors and Costs of Hospital Admissions in First Year of Life: A Population-Based Study. The Journal of Pediatrics, 163(4), 1014-1019. [More Information]
  • O’Donnell, M., Anderson, D., Morgan, V., Nassar, N., Leonard, H., Stanley, F. (2013). Trends in pre-existing mental health disorders among parents of infants born in Western Australia from 1990 to 2005. Medical Journal of Australia, 198(9), 485-488. [More Information]
  • Nassar, N., Schiff, M., Roberts, C. (2013). Trends in the distribution of gestational age and contribution of planned births in New South Wales, Australia. PLoS One, 8(2), 1-8. [More Information]

2012

  • Schneuer, F., Nassar, N., Tasevski, V., Morris, J., Roberts, C. (2012). Association and Predictive Accuracy of High TSH Serum Levels in First Trimester and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 97(9), 3115-3122. [More Information]
  • Schneuer, F., Nassar, N., Khambalia, A., Tasevski, V., Ashton, A., Morris, J., Roberts, C. (2012). First trimester screening of maternal placental protein 13 for predicting preeclampsia and small for gestational age: In-house study and systematic review. Placenta, 33(9), 735-740. [More Information]
  • Lain, S., Algert, C., Nassar, N., Bowen, J., Roberts, C. (2012). Incidence of Severe Adverse Neonatal Outcomes: Use of a Composite Indicator in a Population Cohort. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 16(3), 600-608. [More Information]
  • Pereira, G., Cook, A., Haggar, F., Bower, C., Nassar, N. (2012). Locally derived traffic-related air pollution and fetal growth restriction: a retrospective cohort study. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 69(11), 815-822. [More Information]
  • Khambalia, A., Roberts, C., Bowen, J., Nassar, N. (2012). Maternal and infant characteristics by mode of vitamin K prophylaxis administration. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 48, 665-668. [More Information]
  • Roberts, C., Algert, C., Ford, J., Nassar, N. (2012). Mode of delivery may be the risk factor for infant infectious morbidity. ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD, 97(8), 759-759. [More Information]
  • Nassar, N., Leoncini, E., Amar, E., Arteaga-Vazquez, J., Bakker, M., Bower, C., Canfield, M., Castilla, E., Cocchi, G., Correa, A., et al (2012). Prevalence of Esophageal Atresia among 18 International Birth Defects Surveillance Programs. Birth Defects Research. Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology, 94(11), 893-899. [More Information]
  • Schneuer, F., Nassar, N., Morris, J., Roberts, C. (2012). Response to letter to Editor: Prediction of preeclampsia and fetal growth restriction using placental protein 13. Placenta, 33(11), 956-956. [More Information]
  • Pereira, G., Cook, A., Haggar, F., Bower, C., Nassar, N. (2012). Seasonal variation in fetal growth: accounting for sociodemographic, biological, and environmental exposures. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 206(1), 74.e1-74.e7. [More Information]
  • Langridge, A., Nassar, N., Li, J., Jacoby, P., Stanley, F. (2012). The impact of monetary incentives on general fertility rates in Western Australia. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 66(4), 296-301. [More Information]
  • O'Donnell, M., Nassar, N., Jacoby, P., Stanley, F. (2012). Western Australian emergency department presentations related to child maltreatment and intentional injury: Population level study utilising linked health and child protection data. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 48(1), 57-65. [More Information]

2011

  • Parner, E., Thorsen, P., Dixon, G., de Klerk, N., Leonard, H., Nassar, N., Bourke, J., Bower, C., Glasson, E. (2011). A comparison of autism prevalence trends in Denmark and Western Australia. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 41(12), 1601-1608. [More Information]
  • Leonard, H., Glasson, E., Nassar, N., Whitehouse, A., Bebbington, A., Bourke, J., Jacoby, P., Dixon, G., Malacova, E., Bower, C., et al (2011). Autism and intellectual disability are differentially related to sociodemographic background at birth. PLoS One, 6(3), e17875 - 1-e17875 - 9. [More Information]
  • Langridge, A., Li, J., Nassar, N., Stanley, F. (2011). Community-level socioeconomic inequalities in infants with poor fetal growth in Western Australia, 1984 to 2006. Annals of Epidemiology, 21(7), 473-480. [More Information]
  • Wilcox, C., Nassar, N., Roberts, C. (2011). Effectiveness of nifedipine tocolysis to facilitate external cephalic version: a systematic review. BJOG: an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology, 118(4), 423-428. [More Information]
  • Jacobs, M., Nassar, N., Roberts, C., Hadfield, R., Morris, J., Ashton, A. (2011). Levels of soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase one in first trimester and outcomes of pregnancy: a systematic review. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology, 9(June), 77-1-77-8. [More Information]
  • Roberts, C., Ford, J., Algert, C., Antonsen, S., Chalmers, J., Cnattingius, S., Gokhale, M., Kotelchuck, M., Melve, K., Langridge, A., Morris, J., Nassar, N., et al (2011). Population-based trends in pregnancy hypertension and pre-eclampsia: an international comparative study. BMJ Open, 1(1), e000101-1-e000101-9. [More Information]
  • Thompson, M., Nassar, N., Robertson, M., Shand, A. (2011). Pregnant women's knowledge of obesity and ideal weight gain in pregnancy, and health behaviours of pregnant women and their partners. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 51(5), 460-463. [More Information]
  • Schiff, M., Nassar, N., Roberts, C. (2011). Re: Preterm birth rates in Chinese women: ANZJOG 2011. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 51(6), 566-567. [More Information]
  • Nassar, N., Halligan, G., Roberts, C., Morris, J., Ashton, A. (2011). Systematic review of first-trimester vitamin D normative levels and outcomes of pregnancy. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 205(3), 208.e1-208.e7. [More Information]
  • Pereira, G., Nassar, N., Cook, A., Bower, C. (2011). Traffic emissions are associated with reduced fetal growth in areas of Perth, Western Australia: an application of the AusRoads dispersion model. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 35(5), 451-458. [More Information]
  • Fehr, S., Bebbington, A., Nassar, N., Downs, J., Ronen, G., de Klerk, N., Leonard, H. (2011). Trends in the Diagnosis of Rett Syndrome in Australia. Pediatric Research: international journal of human developmental biology, 70(3), 313-319. [More Information]
  • Roberts, C., Badgery-Parker, T., Algert, C., Bowen, J., Nassar, N. (2011). Trends in use of neonatal CPAP: a population-based study. BMC Pediatrics, 11(October), 1-7. [More Information]

2010

  • O'Leary, C., Bower, C., Zubrick, S., Geelhoed, E., Kurinczuk, J., Nassar, N. (2010). A new method of prenatal alcohol classification accounting for dose, pattern, and timing of exposure: Improving our ability to examine fetal effects from low to moderate exposure. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 64(11), 956-962. [More Information]
  • Bower, C., Rudy, E., Callaghan, A., Quick, J., Nassar, N. (2010). Age at diagnosis of birth defects. Birth Defects Research. Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology, 88(4), 251-255. [More Information]
  • Raynes-Greenow, C., Nassar, N., Torvaldsen, S., Trevena, L., Roberts, C. (2010). Assisting informed decision making for labour analgesia: a randomised controlled trial of a decision aid for labour analgesia versus a pamphlet. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 10(15), 15-1-15-13. [More Information]
  • O'Donnell, M., Nassar, N., Leonard, H., Jacoby, P., Mathews, R., Patterson, Y., Stanley, F. (2010). Characteristics of non-Aboriginal and Aboriginal children and families with substantiated child maltreatment: a population-based study. International Journal of Epidemiology, 39(3), 921-928. [More Information]
  • O'Leary, C., Nassar, N., Zubrick, S., Kurinczuk, J., Stanley, F., Bower, C. (2010). Evidence of a complex association between dose, pattern and timing of prenatal alcohol exposure and child behaviour problems. Addiction, 105(1), 74-86. [More Information]
  • Shand, A., Nassar, N., Von Dadelszen, P., Innis, S., Green, T. (2010). Maternal vitamin D status in pregnancy and adverse pregnancy outcomes in a group at high risk for pre-eclampsia. BJOG: an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology, 117(13), 1593-1598. [More Information]
  • O'Donnell, M., Nassar, N., Leonard, H., Mathews, R., Patterson, Y., Stanley, F. (2010). Monitoring child abuse and neglect at a population level: Patterns of hospital admissions for maltreatment and assault. Child Abuse and Neglect, 34(11), 823-832. [More Information]
  • Nassar, N., Abeywardana, P., Barker, A., Bower, C. (2010). Parental occupational exposure to potential endocrine disrupting chemicals and risk of hypospadias in infants. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 67(9), 585-589. [More Information]
  • O'Leary, C., Nassar, N., Kurinczuk, J., de Klerk, N., Geelhoed, E., Elliott, E., Bower, C. (2010). Prenatal alcohol exposure and risk of birth defects. Pediatrics (English Edition), 126(4), e843-e850. [More Information]
  • O'Donnell, M., Nassar, N., Leonard, H., Jacoby, P., Mathews, R., Patterson, Y., Stanley, F. (2010). Rates and types of hospitalisations of children with subsequent contact with the Child Protection System: A population based case-control study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 64(9), 784-788. [More Information]
  • Ford, J., Roberts, C., Nassar, N., Giles, W., Morris, J. (2010). Recurrence of breech presentation in consecutive pregnancies. BJOG: an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology, 117(7), 830-836. [More Information]
  • Pereira, G., Nassar, N., Bower, C., Weinstein, P., Cook, A. (2010). Residential exposure to traffic emissions and adverse pregnancy outcomes. Surveys and Perspectives Integrating Environment and Society, 3(1), 1-14.
  • Langridge, A., Nassar, N., Li, J., Stanley, F. (2010). Social and racial inequalities in preterm births in Western Australia, 1984 to 2006. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology (Print), 24(4), 352-362. [More Information]
  • O'Donnell, M., Nassar, N., Leonard, H., Mathews, R., Patterson, Y., Stanley, F. (2010). The use of cross-jurisdictional population data to investigate health indicators of child maltreatment. Medical Journal of Australia, 193(3), 142-145. [More Information]
  • Leonard, H., Dixon, G., Whitehouse, A., Bourke, J., Aiberti, K., Nassar, N., Bower, C., Glasson, E. (2010). Unpacking the complex nature of the autism epidemic. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 4(4), 548-554. [More Information]

2009

  • Nassar, N., Dixon, G., Bourke, J., Bower, C., Glasson, E., de Klerk, N., Leonard, H. (2009). Autism spectrum disorders in young children: effect of changes in diagnostic practices. International Journal of Epidemiology, 38(5), 1245-1254. [More Information]
  • Raynes-Greenow, C., Roberts, C., Nassar, N., Trevena, L. (2009). Do audio-guided decision aids improve outcomes? A randomized controlled trial of an audio-guided decision aid compared with a booklet decision aid for Australian women considering labour analgesia. Health expectations : an international journal of public participation in health care and health policy, 12(4), 407-416. [More Information]
  • O'Donnell, M., Nassar, N., Leonard, H., Hagan, R., Mathews, R., Patterson, Y., Stanley, F. (2009). Increasing prevalence of neonatal withdrawal syndrome: population study of maternal factors and child protection involvement. Pediatrics, 123(4), e614-e621. [More Information]
  • Bower, C., Rudy, E., Callaghan, A., Quick, J., Cosgrove, P., Nassar, N. (2009). Report of the Birth Defects Registry Of Western Australia, 1980-2008. Report of the Birth Defects Registry Of Western Australia 1980-2008, 5, 1-38.
  • O'Leary, C., Nassar, N., Kurinczuk, J., Bower, C. (2009). The effect of maternal alcohol consumption on fetal growth and preterm birth. BJOG: an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology, 116(3), 390-400. [More Information]

2008

  • Raynes-Greenow, C., Roberts, C., Nassar, N. (2008). Enabling pregnant women to participate in informed decision-making regarding their labour analgesia. In Paolo S. Greco and Francesco M. Conti (Eds.), Pain Management: New Research, (pp. 219-229). Hauppauge New York: Nova Science Publishers.
  • Raynes-Greenow, C., Roberts, C., Nassar, N. (2008). Enabling pregnant women to participate in informed decision-making regarding their labour analgesia. In Paul M Garrison (Eds.), Psychology of Decision making, (pp. 165-175). USA: Nova Science Publishers.
  • Raynes-Greenow, C., Nassar, N., Roberts, C. (2008). Residential mobility in a cohort of primiparous women during pregnancy and post-partum. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 32(2), 131-134. [More Information]

2007

  • Nassar, N., Roberts, C., Raynes-Greenow, C., Barratt, A. (2007). Development and pilot-testing of a decision aid for women with a breech-presenting baby. Midwifery, 23(1), 38-47. [More Information]
  • Nassar, N., Roberts, C., Raynes-Greenow, C., Barratt, A., Peat, B. (2007). Evaluation of a decision aid for women with breech presentation at term: a randomised controlled trial [ISRCTN14570598]. BJOG: an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology, 114(3), 325-333. [More Information]
  • Nassar, N., Jacoby, P., Bower, C., Barker, A. (2007). Geographical variation of hypospadias in Western Australia. Australasian Epidemiologist, 14(3), 76-79.
  • Nassar, N., Bower, C., Barker, A. (2007). Increasing prevalence of hypospadias in Western Australia, 1980-2000. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 92(7), 580-584. [More Information]
  • Leonard, H., Nassar, N., Bourke, J., Blair, E., Mulroy, S., de Klerk, N., Bower, C. (2007). Relation between Intrauterine Growth and Subsequent Intellectual Disability in a Ten-year Population Cohort of Children in Western Australia. American Journal of Epidemiology, 167(1), 103-111. [More Information]

2006

  • Nassar, N., Roberts, C., Cameron, C., Olive, E. (2006). Clinical examination for non-cephalic presentation: training and experience can make a difference. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 333(7568), 578.
  • Nassar, N., Roberts, C., Cameron, C., Olive, E. (2006). Diagnostic accuracy of clinical examination for detection of non-cephalic presentation in late pregnancy: cross sectional analytic study. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 333(7568), 578-580. [More Information]
  • Nassar, N., Roberts, C., Cameron, C., Peat, B. (2006). Outcomes of external cephalic version and breech presentation at term, an audit of deliveries at a Sydney tertiary obstetric hospital, 1997-2004. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, 85(10), 1231-1238.
  • Nassar, N., Roberts, C., Barratt, A., Bell, J., Olive, E., Peat, B. (2006). Systematic review of adverse outcomes of external cephalic version and persisting breech presentation at term. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology (Print), 20(2), 163-171. [More Information]
  • Olive, E., Roberts, C., Nassar, N., Algert, C. (2006). Test characteristics of placental location screening by transabdominal ultrasound at 18-20 weeks. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 28(7), 944-949. [More Information]

2004

  • Roberts, C., Cameron, C., Nassar, N., Raynes-Greenow, C. (2004). A Simple Patient-Initiated Intervention To Increase Antenatal Detection Of Breech Presentation At Term. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology (Print), 18(5), 371-376.
  • Roberts, C., Raynes-Greenow, C., Nassar, N., Trevena, L., McCaffery, K. (2004). Protocol For A Randomised Controlled Trial Of A Decision Aid For The Management Of Pain In Labour And Childbirth [Isrctn52287533]. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 4(1), 24-24.
  • Roberts, C., Nassar, N., Barratt, A., Raynes-Greenow, C., Peat, B., Henderson-Smart, D. (2004). Protocol For The Evaluation Of A Decision Aid For Women With A Breech-Presenting Baby [Isrctn14570598]. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 4(1), 26-26.

2003

  • Ford, J., Nassar, N., Sullivan, E., Chambers, G., Lancaster, P. (2003). Reproductive health indicators, Australia 2002.
  • Phipps, H., Roberts, C., Nassar, N., Raynes-Greenow, C., Peat, B., Hutton, E. (2003). The management of breech pregnancies in Australia and New Zealand. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 43(4), 294-297.
  • Roberts, C., Phipps, H., Nassar, N., Raynes-Greenow, C. (2003). The management of twin births in Australia and New Zealand. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 43(5), 397-397.
  • Roberts, C., Nassar, N., Raynes-Greenow, C., Peat, B. (2003). Update on the management of term breech deliveries in NSW, Australia. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 43, 173-173.

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