Research Publications


Aisling Geraghty

  • Top Scoring Student Prize (for oral presentation): British Maternal and Fetal Medicine Society 19th Annual Conference, Netherlands 2017
  • UCD Seeding Funding 2017 Recipient: European Congress of Obesity, Portugal 2017
  • New Investigator Award: Power of Programming Conference, Germany 2016
  • Sponsored Student Traineeship in the Cancer and Disease Epigenetics Research Group in the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia 2016
  • EASO Travel Grant Recipient: European Association for the Study of Obesity, Sweden 2016
  • UCD Seeding Funding 2016 Recipient: European Obesity Summit, 2016

Ellen Greene

  • ASOI Best Poster Award 2018
  • Awarded Trainee Travel Grant at the 19th Vitamin D Workshop, Boston, March 2016

Eileen O’Brien

  • Awarded European Congress on Obesity Travel grant at the European Congress on Obesity, Portugal, June 2017
  • Awarded funding under the Health Research Board Knowledge Exchange and Dissemination Scheme (HRB KEDS) to visit to the Human Science Research Group, University of Limerick, August 2016
  • Awarded UCD Seed Funding and European Obesity Summit Travel grant at the European Obesity Summit, Gothenburg, Sweden, June 2016
  • INDI best poster award at the INDI Research Symposium, January 2018
  • The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) Prize for top scoring original communication at the Nutrition Society Irish Section Conference, Belfast, June 2017
  • Best Maternal Medicine Oral Presentation at the British Maternal & Fetal Medicine Society (BMFMS) 18th Annual Conference, Birmingham, April 2016


Explore our recent publications from the team

  1. Bartels HC, O'Connor C, Segurado R, Mason O, Mehegan J, Geraghty AA, O'Brien E, Walsh J, McAuliffe F. Fetal growth trajectories and their association with maternal and child characteristics. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2019 Jan 6:1-7. doi: 10.1080/14767058.2018.1554041. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Geraghty AA, O’Brien EC, Alberdi G, Horan MK, Donnelly J, Larkin E, Segurado R, Mehegan J, Molloy EJ, McAuliffe FM. (2018) Maternal protein intake during pregnancy is associated with child growth up to 5 years of age, but not through insulin-like growth factor-1: findings from the ROLO study. British Journal Nutrition. 2018 Dec;120(11):1252-1261
  3. McVey MK, Geraghty AA, O’Brien EC, Kilbane MT, Crowley RK, J.Twomey PJ, McKenna MJ, McAuliffe FM. An exploratory analysis of associations of diet, sun exposure, and body composition with 25OHD at five years of age: Findings from the ROLO Kids Study. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2018 Dec 31. pii: S0960-0760(18)30492-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jsbmb.2018.12.014. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Mone F, O'Mahony JF, Tyrrell E, Mulcahy C, McParland P, Breathnach F, Morrison JJ, Higgins J, Daly S, Cotter A, Hunter A, Dicker P, Tully E, Malone FD, Normand C, McAuliffe FM. Preeclampsia Prevention Using Routine Versus Screening Test-Indicated Aspirin in Low-Risk Women. Hypertension. 2018 Dec;72(6):1391-1396
  5. Mulcahy C, Mone F, McParland P, Breathnach F, Cody F, Morrison JJ, Higgins J, Daly S, Dornan S, Cotter A, Dicker P, Tully E, Malone FD, McAuliffe FM. The Impact of Aspirin on Ultrasound Markers of Uteroplacental Flow in Low-Risk Pregnancy: Secondary Analysis of a Multicenter RCT. Am J Perinatol. 2018 Nov 5. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1675208
  6. O'Brien EC. Tsoi KY, Ma RCW, Hanson MA, Hod M, McAuliffe FM. Nutrition Through the Life Cycle: Pregnancy. In: Encyclopedia Of Food Security And Sustainability. 1st ed. Elsevier; 2018:49 - 74.
  7. EC O'Brien, AA Geraghty, EJ O'Sullivan, JA Riordan, MK Horan, E Larkin, J Donnelly, J Mehegan, PJ Twomey, FM McAuliffe. (2018) Five Year Follow‐Up of a Low GI Dietary Randomised Controlled Trial in Pregnancy‐No Long‐Term Maternal Effects of a Dietary Intervention. BJOG 2018 Oct 10. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.15500
  8. Payne BA, Ryan H, Bone J, Magee LA, Aarvold AB, Mark Ansermino J, Bhutta ZA, Bowen M, Guilherme Cecatti J, Chazotte C, Crozier T, de Pont AJM, Demirkiran O, Duan T, Kallen M, Ganzevoort W, Geary M, Goffman D, Hutcheon JA, Joseph KS, Lapinsky SE, Lataifeh I, Li J, Liskonova S, Hamel EM, McAuliffe FM, O'Herlihy C, Mol BWJ, Seaward PGR, Tadros R, Togal T, Qureshi R, Vivian Ukah U, Vasquez D, Wallace E, Yong P, Zhou V, Walley KR, von Dadelszen P; CIPHER Group. Development and internal validation of the multivariable CIPHER (Collaborative Integrated Pregnancy High-dependency Estimate of Risk) clinical risk prediction model. Crit Care. 2018 Oct 30;22(1):278. doi: 10.1186/s13054-018-2215-6
  9. Donnelly JM, Lindsay K, Walsh JM, Horan MK, O'Shea D, Molloy EJ, McAuliffe FM. (2018) Perinatal inflammation and childhood adiposity - a gender effect? J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2018 Sep 27:1-8. doi: 10.1080/14767058.2018.1517315. [Epub ahead of print]
  10. Norman JE, Heazell AEP, Rodriguez A, Weir CJ, Stock SJE, Calderwood CJ, Cunningham Burley S, Frøen JF, Geary M, Breathnach F, Hunter A, McAuliffe FM, Higgins MF, Murdoch E, Ross-Davie M, Scott J, Whyte S; AFFIRM investigators.  Awareness of fetal movements and care package to reduce fetal mortality (AFFIRM): a stepped wedge, cluster-randomised trial. Lancet. 2018 Sep 27. pii: S0140-6736(18)31543-5
  11. Patro Golab B, Santos S, Voerman E, Lawlor DA, Jaddoe VWV, Gaillard R; MOCO Study Group Authors. Influence of maternal obesity on the association between common pregnancy complications and risk of childhood obesity: an individual participant data meta-analysis./ Lancet Child Adolesc Health. 2018 Sep 7
  12. Christian Milani, Eoghan Casey, Gabriele Andrea Lugli, Rebecca Moore, Joanna Kaczorowska, Conor Feehily, Marta Mangifesta, Leonardo Mancabelli, Sabrina Duranti, Francesca Turroni, Francesca Bottacini, Jennifer Mahony, Paul D Cotter, Fionnuala M McAuliffe, Douwe van Sinderen, Marco Ventura. (2018) Tracing mother-infant transmission of bacteriophages by means of a novel analytical tool for shotgun metagenomic datasets: METAnnotatorX.  Microbiome. 2018 Aug 20;6(1):145. doi: 10.1186/s40168-018-0527-z.
  13. Jairaj C, Fitzsimons CM, McAuliffe FM, O'Leary N, Joyce N, McCarthy A, Cassidy E, Donnelly J, Tully E, Imcha M, Austin J, Doolin K, Farrell C, O'Keane V. A population survey of prevalence rates of antenatal depression in the Irish obstetric services using the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS). Arch Womens Ment Health. 2018 Aug 1. doi: 10.1007/s00737-018-0893-3
  14. Lindsay KL, Brennan L, Kennelly MA, Curran S, Coffey M, Smith TP, Foley ME, Hatunic M, McAuliffe FM. (2018) Maternal metabolic response to dietary treatment for impaired glucose tolerance and gestational diabetes mellitus. Ir J Med Sci. 2018 Aug;187(3):701-708. doi: 10.1007/s11845-018-1744-y.
  15. Brennan K, O'Leary BD, Mc Laughlin D, Breen EP, Connolly E, Ali N, O'Driscoll DN, Ozaki E, Mahony R, Mulfaul K, Ryan AM, Ni Chianain A, McHugh A, Molloy EJ, Hogan AE, Paran S, McAuliffe FM, Doyle SL. Type 1 IFN Induction by Cytosolic Nucleic Acid Is Intact in Neonatal Mononuclear Cells, Contrasting Starkly with Neonatal Hyporesponsiveness to TLR Ligation Due to Independence from Endosome-Mediated IRF3 Activation. J Immunol. 2018 Jul 6. pii: ji1700956. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1700956
  16. Mone F, Mulcahy C, McParland P, Breathnach F, Downey P, McCormack D, Culliton M, Stanton A, Cody F, Morrison JJ, Daly S, Higgins J, Cotter A, Hunter A, Tully EC, Dicker P, Alfirevic Z, Malone FD, McAuliffe FM. Trial of feasibility and acceptability of routine low-dose aspirin versus Early Screening Test indicated aspirin for pre-eclampsia prevention (TEST study): a multicentre randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open. 2018 Jul 28;8(7):e022056. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022056
  17. Mone F, Thompson A, Stewart MC, Segurado R, Curry J, Dornan JC, McAuliffe FM, Shields MD. The impact of fetal umbilical artery Doppler pulsatility index on childhood respiratory function and atopy - A prospective case-control study. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2018 Jul 11:1-151.
  18. Mone F, Malone FD, Mcauliffe FM. Application of a preeclampsia screening algorithm in a low-risk nulliparous population. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Jun 6. pii: S0002-9378(18)30486-1. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2018.05.042
  19. Mone F, McAuliffe FM, Lynch SA. A perinatal approach to genetic disorders in Irish Travellers: A review. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2018 Jun 9;228:43-47
  20. Flannery C, McHugh S, Anaba AE, Clifford E, O'Riordan M, Kenny LC, McAuliffe FM, Kearney PM, Byrne M. Enablers and barriers to physical activity in overweight and obese pregnant women: an analysis informed by the theoretical domains framework and COM-B model. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2018 May 21;18(1):178. doi: 10.1186/s12884-018-1816-z
  21. Kennelly, Maria, A.; Ainscough, Kate; Lindsay, Karen, et. al. Pregnancy Exercise and Nutrition With Smartphone Application Support: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Obstetrics & Gynecology 2018 May 2018 - Volume 131 - Issue 5 - p 818–826. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000002582
  22. Murray KE, Moore L, O'Brien C, Clohessy A, Brophy C, Minnock P, FitzGerald O, Molloy ES, Mongey AB, Higgins S, Higgins MF, Mc Auliffe FM, Veale DJ. Updated pharmacological management of rheumatoid arthritis for women before, during, and after pregnancy, reflecting recent guidelines. Ir J Med Sci. 2018 May 10. doi: 10.1007/s11845-018-1829-
  23. Geraghty AA, Sexton-Oates A, O’Brien EC, Alberdi G, Fransquet P, Saffery R, McAuliffe FM. A Low Glycaemic Index Diet in Pregnancy Induces DNA Methylation Variation in Blood of Newborns: Results from the ROLO Randomised Controlled Trial. Nutrients 2018, 10, 455; doi:10.3390/nu1004045
  24. O’Brien EC, Alberti G, McAuliffe FM. The influence of socioeconomic status on gestational weight gain: A Systematic Review. J Public Health (Oxf). 2018 Mar 1;40(1):41-55. doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdx038
  25. O’Brien EC, Kilbane MT, McKenna MJ, Segurado R, Geraghty AA, McAuliffe FM. Calcium intake in winter pregnancy attenuates impact of vitamin D inadequacy on urine NTX, a marker of bone resorption. Eur J Nutr. 2018 Apr;57(3):1015-1023. doi: 10.1007/s00394-017-1385-3.
  26. Alberdi G, O'Sullivan EJ, Scully H, Kelly N, Kincaid R, Murtagh R, Murray S, McGuinness D, Clive A, Brosnan M, Sheehy L, Dunn E, McAuliffe FM. A feasibility study of a multidimensional breastfeeding-support intervention in Ireland. Midwifery. 2018 Mar;58:86-92. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2017.12.018.
  27. Flaherty SJ, McCarthy M, Collins A, McAuliffe F. Can existing mobile apps support healthier food purchasing behaviour? Content analysis of nutrition content, behaviour change theory and user quality integration. Public Health Nutr. 2018 Feb;21(2):288-298
  28. Lindsay KL, Brennan L, Rath A, Maguire OC, Smith T, McAuliffe FM. Gestational weight gain in obese pregnancy: impact on maternal and foetal metabolic parameters and birthweight. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2018 Jan;38(1):60-65.
  29. O'Sullivan EJ, Alberdi G, Scully H, Kelly N, Kincaid R, Murtagh R, Murray S, McGuinness D, Clive A, Brosnan M, Sheehy L, Dunn E, McAuliffe FM. Antenatal breastfeeding self-efficacy and breastfeeding outcomes among mothers participating in a feasibility breastfeeding-support intervention. Ir J Med Sci. 2018 Aug 21
  30. Pastorino S, Bishop T, Crozier SR, Granström C, Kordas K, Küpers LK, O'Brien E, Polanska K, Sauder KA, Zafarmand MH, Wilson B, Agyemang C, Burton PR, Cooper C, Corpeleijn E, Dabelea D, Hanke W, Inskip HM, McAuliffe F, Olsen SF, Vrijkotte TG, Brage S, Kennedy A, O'Gorman D, Scherer P, Wijndaele K, Wareham NJ, Desoye G, Ong KK. Associations between maternal physical activity in early and late pregnancy and offspring birth size: remote federated individual level meta-analysis from eight cohort studies. BJOG. 2018 Sep 19. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.15476
  31. O’Brien EC, Alberti G, Geraghty, A, McAuliffe FM. Low education predicts poor response to dietary intervention in pregnancy regardless of neighbourhood affluence- secondary analysis from the ROLO randomised control trial. Public Health Nutr. 2017 Nov;20(16):2959-2969. doi: 10.1017/S1368980017001951.
  32. Geraghty A, Alberti G, O’Sullivan E, O’Brien EC, Crosbie B, Twomey PJ, McAuliffe FM. Maternal and fetal blood lipid concentrations during pregnancy differ by maternal body mass index: Findings from the ROLO study. BMC pregnancy and Childbirth. 2017.
  33. Fee N, Hartigan L, McAuliffe FM, Higgins MF (2017) 'Education in Sepsis: a review for the clinician of what works, when and how'. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2017 Sep;39(9):772-780.
  34. O’Brien EC, O’Sullivan EJ, Kilbane M, Geraghty A, McKenna M, McAuliffe FM. Season and vitamin D status are independently associated with glucose homeostasis in pregnancy. Nutrition and Metabolism. 2017. doi: 10.1186/s12986-017-0203-5
  35. Ainscough KM, Lindsay KL, O’Sullivan EJ, Gibney ER, McAuliffe FM. Behaviour change in overweight and obese pregnancy: a decision tree to support the development of antenatal lifestyle interventions. Public health Nutrition. 2017. doi: 10.1017/S136898001700129X
  36. Horan MK, Donnelly JM, McKenna M, Kilbane M, Crosbie B, McAuliffe FM. The association between maternal and fetal 25OHD and infant size and adiposity at birth, 6 months and 2 years of age. BMC Nutrition. 2017.
  37. Burke N, Burke G, Breathnach F, McAuliffe F, Morrison JJ, Turner MJ, Dornan S, Higgins JR, Cotter A, Geary M, McParland P, Daly S, Cody F, Dicker P, Tully E, Malone FD, Perinatal Ireland Research Consortium (2017) 'Prediction of Cesarean Delivery in the Term Nulliparous Woman: Results from the Prospective Multi-center Genesis Study'. Am Journal Obstet Gynecol 2017 Jun;216(6):598.e1-598.e11.
  38. Crosby D, Walsh J, Segurado R, McAuliffe FM. Interpregnancy weight changes and impact on pregnancy outcome in a cohort of women with a macrosomic first delivery. BMC Open. 2017. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016193.
  39. Levine, TA; Grunau, RE; Segurado, R; Daly, S; Geary, MP; Kennelly, MM; O'Donoghue, K; Hunter, A; Morrison, JJ; Burke, G; Dicker, P; Tully, EC; Malone, FD; Alderdice, FA; McAuliffe, FM (2017) 'Pregnancy-specific stress, fetoplacental haemodynamics, and neonatal outcomes in women with small for gestational age pregnancies: a secondary analysis of the multicentre Prospective Observational Trial to Optimise Paediatric Health in Intrauterine Growth Restriction'. BMJ Open 2017 Jun 21;7(6):e015326. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-015326
  40. O’Brien EC, Geraghty AA, McAuliffe FM. Successful strategies to improve follow-up for longitudinal birth cohort studies. Contemp Clin Trials. 2017 Jun;57:8-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2017.03.003.
  41. Hehir MP, Breathnach FM, Hogan JL, McAuliffe FM, Geary MP, Daly S, Higgins J, Hunter A, Morrison JJ, Burke G, Mahony R, Dicker P, Tully E, Malone FD (2017) 'Prenatal prediction of significant intertwin birth weight discordance using standard second and third trimester sonographic parameters'. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica  2017 Apr;96(4):472-478
  42. O’Brien OA, Lindsay KL, McCarthy M, McGloin AF, Kennelly MA, McAuliffe FM. Influences on the food choices and physical activity behaviours of overweight and obese pregnant women: a qualitative study. Midwifery. 2017 Apr;47:28-35. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2017.02.003.
  43. Scully, H.; Alberdi, G.; Segurado, R.; McNamara, A.; Lindsay, K.; Horan, M.; Hennessy, E.; Gibney, E.; McAuliffe, F. Child Care Exposure Influences Childhood Adiposity at 2 Years: Analysis from the ROLO Study. Child Obes. 2017 Apr;13(2):93-101. doi: 10.1089/chi.2016.0127
  44. O'Farrell AC, Evans R;Silvola JM;Miller IS;Conroy E;Hector S;Cary M;Murray DW;Jarzabek MA;Maratha A;Alamanou M;Udupi GM;Shiels L;Pallaud C;Saraste A;Liljenback H;Jauhiainen M;Oikonen V;Ducret A;Cutler P;McAuliffe FM;Rousseau JA;Lecomte R;Gascon S;Arany Z;Ky B;Force T;Knuuti J;Gallagher WM;Roivainen A;Byrne AT (2017) 'A Novel Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Approach to Monitor Cardiac Metabolic Pathway Remodeling in Response to Sunitinib Malate'. PLoS One. 2017 Jan 27;12(1):e0169964. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0169964. eCollection 2017
  45. Cotter D, Turner M, McAuliffe FM, Higgins MF (2016) 'Medical Students Learning Experience of the labour ward: A qualitative research study'. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2016 Nov;206:204-207.
  46. Alberdi, G., McNamara, A.E., Lindsay, K.L., Scully, H.A., Horan, M.H., Gibney, E.R., McAuliffe, F.M., 2016. The association between childcare and risk of childhood overweight and obesity in children aged 5 years and under: a systematic review. Eur J Pediatr. 2016 Oct;175(10):1277-94. doi: 10.1007/s00431-016-2768-9
  47. Geraghty, A.A., Alberdi, G., O’Sullivan, E.J., O’Brien, E.C., Crosbie, B., Twomey, P.J., McAuliffe, F.M., 2016. Maternal Blood Lipid Profile during Pregnancy and Associations with Child Adiposity: Findings from the ROLO Study. PLoS One. 2016 Aug 25;11(8):e0161206. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0161206. eCollection 2016
  48. Kennelly MA, McAuliffe FM. Prediction and Prevention of Gestational Diabetes. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2016 Jul;202:92-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2016.03.032.
  49. Horan MK, Donnelly JM, McGowan CA, Gibney ER, McAuliffe FM. The association between maternal nutrition and lifestyle during pregnancy and 2-year-old offspring adiposity: analysis from the ROLO study. Z Gesundh Wiss. 2016;24(5):427-436. Epub 2016 Jun 9
  50. Geraghty AA, Lindsay KL, Alberdi G, McAuliffe FM, Gibney ER. Nutrition During Pregnancy Impacts Offspring's Epigenetic Status-Evidence from Human and Animal Studies. Nutr Metab Insights. 2016;8(Suppl 1):41–47. Published 2016 Feb 16. doi:10.4137/NMI.S29527
  51. Horan MK, McGowan CA, Gibney ER, Byrne J, Donnelly JM, McAuliffe FM. Maternal nutrition and glycaemic index during pregnancy impacts on offspring adiposity at 6 months of age-analysis from the ROLO randomised controlled trial. Nutrients. 2016 Jan 4;8(1). pii: E7. doi: 10.3390/nu8010007
  52. Kennelly MA., Ainscough K, Lindsay K, Gibney E, Mc Carthy M, McAuliffe FM. Pregnancy, exercise and nutrition research study with smart phone app support (Pears): Study protocol of a randomized controlled trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2016 Jan;46:92-99. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2015.11.018
  53. Donnelly JM, Lindsay KL, Walsh JM, Horan M, Molloy EJ, McAuliffe FM. Fetal metabolic influences of neonatal anthropometry and adiposity. BMC Pediatr. 2015 Nov 10;15:175. doi: 10.1186/s12887-015-0499-0
  54. Horan MK, McGowan C a, Gibney ER, Donnelly JM, McAuliffe FM. The association between maternal dietary micronutrient intake and neonatal anthropometry - secondary analysis from the ROLO study. Nutr J [Internet]. Nutrition Journal; 2015;14(1):105.
  55. Walsh JM, Segurado R, Mahony RM, Foley ME, McAuliffe FM. The Effects of Fetal Gender on Maternal and Fetal Insulin Resistance. PLoS One. 2015; 10(9): e0137215. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0137215
  56. Lindsay KL, Brennan L, Kennelly MA, Maguire OC, Smith T, Curran S, et al. Impact of probiotics in women with gestational diabetes mellitus on metabolic health: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Apr;212(4):496.e1-11. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2015.02.008
  57. Horan M, Gibney E, Molloy E, McAuliffe F. Methodologies to assess paediatric adiposity. Ir J Med Sci. 2015 Mar;184(1):53-68. doi: 10.1007/s11845-014-1124-1
  58. Donnelly JM, Walsh JM, Byrne J, Molloy EJ, McAuliffe FM. Impact of maternal diet on neonatal anthropometry: a randomized controlled trial. Pediatr Obes. 2015 Feb;10(1):52-6. doi: 10.1111/j.2047-6310.2013.00216.x
  59. Lindsay KL, Heneghan C, McNulty B, Brennan L, McAuliffe FM. Lifestyle and Dietary Habits of an Obese Pregnant Cohort. Matern Child Health J. 2015 Jan;19(1):25-32. doi: 10.1007/s10995-014-1491-2
  60. Walsh CA, MacTiernan A, Farrell S, Mulcahy C, McMahon CJ, Franklin O, et al. Mode of delivery in pregnancies complicated by major fetal congenital heart disease: a retrospective cohort study. J Perinatol. 2014 Dec;34(12):901-5. doi: 10.1038/jp.2014.104
  61. Walsh JM, Mahony RM, Culliton M, Foley ME, McAuliffe FM. Impact of a Low Glycemic Index Diet in Pregnancy on Markers of Maternal and Fetal Metabolism and Inflammation. Reprod Sci. 2014 Nov;21(11):1378-81. doi: 10.1177/1933719114525275
  62. Walsh JM, Wallace M, Brennan L, McAuliffe FM. Early pregnancy maternal urinary metabolomic profile and later insulin resistance and fetal adiposity. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2015;28(14):1697-700. doi: 10.3109/14767058.2014.966672
  63. Horan MK, McGowan CA, Gibney ER, Donnelly JM, McAuliffe FM. Maternal low glycaemic index diet, fat intake and postprandial glucose influences neonatal adiposity – secondary analysis from the ROLO study. Nutr J. 2014 Aug 1;13:78. doi: 10.1186/1475-2891-13-78
  64. Horan MK, McGowan CA, Gibney ER, Donnelly JM, McAuliffe FM. Maternal diet and weight at 3 months postpartum following a pregnancy intervention with a low glycaemic index diet: Results from the ROLO randomised control trial. Nutrients. 2014 Jul 23;6(7):2946-55. doi: 10.3390/nu6072946
  65. Lindsay KL, Gibney ER, McNulty BA, McAuliffe FM. Pregnant immigrant Nigerian women : an exploration of dietary intakes. Public Health. 2014 Jul;128(7):647-53. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2014.05.001
  66. O’Brien O, McCarthy M, Gibney, E. R., McAuliffe FM. Technology supported lifestyle interventions in pregnancy review. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2014 Jul;68(7):760-6. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2014.59
  67. Walsh JM, McGowan C a., Mahony RM, Foley ME, McAuliffe FM. Obstetric and metabolic implications of excessive gestational weight gain in pregnancy. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 Jul;22(7):1594-600. doi: 10.1002/oby.20753
  68. Lindsay KL, Brennan L, McAuliffe FM. Acceptability of and compliance with a probiotic capsule intervention in pregnancy.Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2014 Jun;125(3):279-80. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2014.01.004
  69. Lindsay KL, Kennelly M, Culliton M, Smith T, Maguire OC, Shanahan F, et al. Probiotics in obese pregnancy do not reduce maternal fasting glucose: A double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial (Probiotics in Pregnancy Study). Am J Clin Nutr. 2014 Jun;99(6):1432-9. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.113.079723
  70. Toher C, Lindsay K, McKenna M, Kilbane M, Curran S, Harrington L, et al. Relationship between vitamin D knowledge and 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels amongst pregnant women. J Hum Nutr Diet. 2014 Jun;27(3):261-9. doi: 10.1111/jhn.12150
  71. Walsh JM, Byrne J, Mahony RM, Foley ME, McAuliffe FM. Leptin , fetal growth and insulin resistance in non-diabetic pregnancies. Early Hum Dev. 2014 Jun;90(6):271-4. doi: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2014.03.007
  72. Walsh, J., Mahony, R., Canty, G., Foley, M., & McAuliffe, F. (2014). Identification of those most likely to benefit from a low-glycaemic index dietary intervention in pregnancy. British Journal of Nutrition, 112(4), 583-589. doi:10.1017/S000711451400110X
  73. McGowan CA, Curran S, McAuliffe FM. Relative validity of a food frequency questionnaire to assess nutrient intake in pregnant women. J Hum Nutr Diet. 2014 Apr;27 Suppl 2:167-74. doi: 10.1111/jhn.12120
  74. Horan MK, McGowan CA, Doyle O, McAuliffe FM. Well-being in pregnancy: an examination of the effect of socioeconomic, dietary and lifestyle factors including impact of a low glycaemic index dietary intervention. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2014 Jan;68(1):19-24. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2013.212. Epub 2013 Oct 30.
  75. McGowan CA, Walsh JM, Byrne J, Curran S, McAuliffe FM. The influence of a low glycemic index dietary intervention on maternal dietary intake, glycemic index and gestational weight gain during pregnancy: a randomized controlled trial. Nutr J. 2013 Oct 31;12(1):140. doi: 10.1186/1475-2891-12-140
  76. Walsh JM, McGowan CA, Byrne JA, Rath A, McAuliffe FM. The association between TNF-α and insulin resistance in euglycemic women. Cytokine. 2013 Oct;64(1):208-12. doi: 10.1016/j.cyto.2013.07.001
  77. Lindsay KL, Walsh CA, Brennan L,  McAuliffe FM (2013)Probiotics in pregnancy and maternal outcomes: a systematic review, J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2013 May;26(8):772-8. doi: 10.3109/14767058.2012.755166
  78. Walsh JM, McGowan CA, Kilbane M, McKenna MJ, McAuliffe FM. The Relationship between Maternal and Fetal Vitamin D, Insulin Resistance, and Fetal Growth. Reprod Sci. 2013 May;20(5):536-41. doi: 10.1177/1933719112459222
  79. McGowan CA, McAuliffe FM. Maternal dietary patterns and associated nutrient intakes during each trimester of pregnancy. Public Health Nutr. 2013 Jan;16(1):97-107. doi: 10.1017/S1368980012000997
  80. Walsh JM, Kilbane M, McGowan CA, McKenna MJ, McAuliffe FM. Pregnancy in dark winters: Implications for fetal bone growth? Fertil Steril. 2013 Jan;99(1):206-11. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2012.09.010
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