BRINDA Project Articles


Overview of the Biomarkers Reflecting Inflammation and Nutritional Determinants of Anemia (BRINDA) Project

Suchdev, Parminder S., Sorrel ML Namaste, Grant J. Aaron, Daniel J. Raiten, Kenneth H. Brown, Rafael Flores-Ayala, and on behalf of the BRINDA Working Group. 2016. “Overview of the Biomarkers Reflecting Inflammation and Nutritional Determinants of Anemia (BRINDA) Project.” Advances in Nutrition: An International Review Journal 7 (2): 349–56. doi:10.3945/an.115.010215.

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Accounting for the influence of inflammation on retinol binding protein in a population survey of Liberian preschool-age children

Larson LM, Addo OY, Sandalinas F, Baawo K, Faigao K, Kupka R, Flores-Ayala R, Suchdev PS. Maternal & Child Nutrition 2016 Feb 4.

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Determinants of Anemia among School-aged Children in Mexico, the United States and Colombia

Syed S, Addo OY, De La Cruz-Gongora V, Ashour F, Ziegler TR, Suchdev PS. Nutrients 2016;8(7).

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Changing the Way We Think about Micronutrient Assessment and Anemia Programming. Findings from the Biomarkers Reflecting Inflammation and Nutritional Determinants of Anemia (BRINDA) Project

SPRING. 2017.  Arlington, VA: Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING) project.

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Assessment of iron status in settings of inflammation: Challenges and potential approaches

Suchdev PS, Williams AM, Mei Z, Flores-Ayala R, Pasricha S, Rogers LM, Namaste SM. AJCN 2017;106(Suppl 6): 1626S-1633S.

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2017 AJCN Supplement


Predictors of Anemia in Preschool Children: Biomarkers Reflecting Inflammation and Nutritional Determinants of Anemia (BRINDA) Project

Engle-Stone, Reina, Grant J. Aaron, Jin Huang, James P. Wirth, Sorrel ML Namaste, Anne M. Williams, Janet M. Peerson, et al. 2017.  The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, June, ajcn142323. doi:10.3945/ajcn.116.142323.

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Adjusting Retinol-Binding Protein Concentrations for Inflammation: Biomarkers Reflecting Inflammation and Nutritional Determinants of Anemia (BRINDA) Project

Larson, Leila M., Sorrel ML Namaste, Anne M. Williams, Reina Engle-Stone, O. Yaw Addo, Parminder S. Suchdev, James P. Wirth, Victor Temple, Mary Serdula, and Christine A. Northrop-Clewes. 2017. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, June, ajcn142166. doi:10.3945/ajcn.116.142166.

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Adjusting Total Body Iron for Inflammation: Biomarkers Reflecting Inflammation and Nutritional Determinants of Anemia (BRINDA) Project

Mei, Zuguo, Sorrel ML Namaste, Mary Serdula, Parminder S. Suchdev, Fabian Rohner, Rafael Flores-Ayala, O. Yaw Addo, and Daniel J. Raiten. 2017. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, June, ajcn142307. doi:10.3945/ajcn.116.142307.

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Factors Associated with Inflammation in Preschool Children and Women of Reproductive Age: Biomarkers Reflecting Inflammation and Nutritional Determinants of Anemia (BRINDA) Project

Merrill, Rebecca D., Rachel M. Burke, Christine A. Northrop-Clewes, Pura Rayco-Solon, Rafael Flores-Ayala, Sorrel ML Namaste, Mary K. Serdula, and Parminder S. Suchdev. 2017. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, June, ajcn142315. doi:10.3945/ajcn.116.142315.

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Methodologic Approach for the Biomarkers Reflecting Inflammation and Nutritional Determinants of Anemia (BRINDA) Project

Namaste, Sorrel ML, Grant J. Aaron, Ravi Varadhan, Janet M. Peerson, and Parminder S. Suchdev. 2017. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, June, ajcn142273. doi:10.3945/ajcn.116.142273.

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Adjusting Ferritin Concentrations for Inflammation: Biomarkers Reflecting Inflammation and Nutritional Determinants of Anemia (BRINDA) Project

Namaste, Sorrel ML, Fabian Rohner, Jin Huang, Nivedita L. Bhushan, Rafael Flores-Ayala, Roland Kupka, Zuguo Mei, et al. 2017.  The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, June, ajcn141762. doi:10.3945/ajcn.116.141762.

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Adjusting Soluble Transferrin Receptor Concentrations for Inflammation: Biomarkers Reflecting Inflammation and Nutritional Determinants of Anemia (BRINDA) Project

Rohner, Fabian, Sorrel ML Namaste, Leila M. Larson, O. Yaw Addo, Zuguo Mei, Parminder S. Suchdev, Anne M. Williams, et al. 2017. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, June, ajcn142232. doi:10.3945/ajcn.116.142232.

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Research, Policy, and Programmatic Considerations from the Biomarkers Reflecting Inflammation and Nutritional Determinants of Anemia (BRINDA) Project

Stoltzfus, Rebecca J. and Rolf Klemm. 2017. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, June, ajcn142372. doi:10.3945/ajcn.116.142372.

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Predictors of Anemia in Women of Reproductive Age: Biomarkers Reflecting Inflammation and Nutritional Determinants of Anemia (BRINDA) Project

Wirth, James P., Bradley A. Woodruff, Reina Engle-Stone, Sorrel ML Namaste, Victor J. Temple, Nicolai Petry, Barbara Macdonald, Parminder S. Suchdev, Fabian Rohner, and Grant J. Aaron. 2017. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, June, ajcn143073. doi:10.3945/ajcn.116.143073.

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Reply to ST McSorely et al. AJCN

Suchdev PS, Young MF, Williams AM, Addo Y, Namaste SML, Aaron GJ, Flores-Ayala R, BRINDA Working Group. 2018;108(1):202-203.

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BRINDA Phase 2


Approaches to assess vitamin A status in settings of inflammation: Biomarkers Reflecting Inflammation and Nutritional Determinants of Anemia (BRINDA) project

Larson L, Guo J, Williams A, Young M, Ismaily S, Addo Y, Thurnham D, Suchdev PS, Northrop-Clewes C. Nutrients 2018;10(1100).

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Planned Papers for Phase 2


Approaches to Address the Associations between Inflammation and Zinc in Preschool Children and Women of Reproductive Age

Approaches to Address the Associations between Inflammation and Vitamin B-12 and Folate in Preschool Children and Women of Reproductive Age

The Role of Stunting and Inflammation on Iron Deficiency in Preschool Children

The Prevalence and Correlates of Micronutrient Deficiencies Coexisting with Overweight and Obesity in Women of Reproductive Age

The Prevalence and Distribution of the Double Burden of Malnutrition in Preschool Children

Associations between Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Practices, and Iron Deficiency, Anemia, and Iron-deficiency Anemia in Preschool Children