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Peer-Reviewed (* indicates co-first author)

  • Max, R., Toval-Ruiz, C., Becker-Dreps, S., Gajewski, A., Martinez, E., Cross, K., Blette, B., …, Bucardo, F. (2024) Neurodevelopment in preschool children exposed and unexposed to Zika virus in utero in Nicaragua: a prospective cohort study. The Lancet Global Health, 12(7), pp.e1129-e1138
  • Blette, B., Halpern, S., Li, F., Harhay, M. (2024). Assessing treatment effect heterogeneity in the presence of missing effect modifier data in cluster-randomized trials. Statistical Methods in Medical Research, 33(5), pp.909-927
  • Harhay, M.O., Blette, B.S. and Kawut, S.M. (2024). Risk scores as a surrogate in pulmonary arterial hypertension: a different lens - Authors’ reply. The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, 12(3), p.e11.
  • Spelke, M.B., Okumu, E., Perry, N., Blette, B., Paul, R., Schiller, C., Ncheka, J.M., Kasaro, M., Price, J., Meltzer-Brody, S., Stringer, J., Stringer, E. (2024) Acceptability of a randomized trial of anti-depressant medication or interpersonal therapy for treatment of perinatal depression in women with HIV. AIDS and Behavior, pp.1-14
  • Hart, J., Summer, A., Ogunduyile, L., Lapite, F., Hong, D., Whitman, C., Blette, B., Harhay, M., Halpern, S. (2023). Accuracy of Expected Symptoms and Subsequent Quality of Life Measures Among Adults With COPD. JAMA Netw Open, 2023;6(11):e2344030.
  • Huang, Y., Hejazi, N.S., Blette, B., Carpp, L.N., Benkeser, D., Montefiori, D.C., McDermott, A.B., Fong, Y., Janes, H.E., Deng, W. and Zhou, H. (2023). Stochastic Interventional Vaccine Efficacy and Principal Surrogate Analyses of Antibody Markers as Correlates of Protection against Symptomatic COVID-19 in the COVE mRNA-1273 Trial. Viruses, 15(10), p.2029.
  • Kahan, B., Li, F., Blette, B., Jairath, V., Copas, A., Harhay, M. (2023). Informative cluster size in cluster-randomised trials: A case study from the TRIGGER trial. Clinical Trials
  • Blette, B.S., Moutchia, J., Al-Naamani, N., Ventetuolo, C.E., Cheng, C., Appleby, D., Urbanowicz, R.J., Fritz, J., Mazurek, J.A., Li, F. and Kawut, S.M. (2023). Is low-risk status a surrogate outcome in pulmonary arterial hypertension? An analysis of three randomised trials. The Lancet Respiratory Medicine
  • Schweickert, W., Jablonksi, J., Bayes, B., Chowdhury, M., Whitman, C., Tian, J., Blette, B., Tran, T., Halpern, S. (2023). Structured mobilization for critically ill patients: A pragmatic cluster-randomized trial. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
  • Blette, B.S.*, Granholm, A*, Li, F., Shankar-Hari, M., Lange, T., Munch, M.W., Møller, M.H., Perner, A. and Harhay, M.O. (2023). Causal Bayesian machine learning to assess treatment effect heterogeneity by dexamethasone dose for patients with COVID-19 and severe hypoxemia. Scientific Reports, 13(1), p.6570.
  • Harhay, M.O., Blette, B.S., Granholm, A., Moler, F.W., Zampieri, F.G., Goligher, E.C., Gardner, M.M., Topjian, A.A. and Yehya, N. (2022). A Bayesian interpretation of a pediatric cardiac arrest trial (THAPCA-OH). NEJM Evidence, p.EVIDoa2200196.
  • Spelke, M. B., Paul, R., Blette, B., Meltzer‐Brody, S., Schiller, C. E., Ncheka, J. M., Kasaro, M. P., Price, J. T., Stringer, J. S., Stringer, E.M. (2022). Interpersonal therapy vs. antidepressant medication for treatment of postpartum depression and anxiety among women with HIV in Zambia: a randomized feasibility trial. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 25(7), p.e25959.
  • Vielot, N., Becker-Dreps, S., Blette, B., Gonzalez, F., Toval-Ruiz, C., Gutierrez, L., Vilchez, S., Diez-Valcarce, M., Vinje, J., Becker-Dreps, S., Bucardo, F. (2022). First episodes of norovirus and sapovirus gastroenteritis protect against subsequent episodes in a Nicaraguan birth cohort. Epidemiology, 33(5), 650-653.
  • Bowman, N. M., Bucardo, F., Collins, M. H., Reyes, Y., Cuadra, E. C., Blette, B., …, Becker-Dreps, S. (2021). Clinical and epidemiological features of acute Zika virus infections in León, Nicaragua. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 105(4), 924-930.
  • Stringer, E. M., Martinez, E., Blette, B., Toval Ruiz, C. E., Boivin, M., Zepeda, O., …, Bucardo, F. (2021). Neurodevelopmental outcomes of children following in utero exposure to Zika in Nicaragua. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 72(5), e146-e153.
  • Vielot, N. A., González, F., Reyes, Y., Zepeda, O., Blette, B., Paniagua, M., …, Bucardo, F. (2021). Risk factors and clinical profile of Sapovirus-associated acute gastroenteritis in early childhood: A Nicaraguan birth cohort study. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 40(3), 220-226.
  • Gilbert, P.B., Blette, B.S., Shepherd, B.E. and Hudgens, M.G. (2020). Post-randomization biomarker effect modification analysis in an HIV vaccine clinical trial. Journal of Causal Inference, 8(1), pp.54-69.
  • Collins, M.H., Zepeda, O., Blette, B., Jadi, R., Morales, M., Pérez, R., Liou, G.J.A., Montoya-Cruz, M., Harris, E., Becker-Dreps, S. and de Silva, A.M. (2020). Serologic surveillance of maternal Zika infection in a prospective cohort in Leon, Nicaragua during the peak of the Zika epidemic. PloS One, 15(4), p.e0230692.
  • Neidich, S.D., Fong, Y., Li, S.S., Geraghty, D.E., Williamson, B.D., …, Blette, B., …, Tomaras, G. (2019). Antibody Fc effector functions and IgG3 associate with decreased HIV-1 risk. Journal of Clinical Investigation, 129(11), pp.4838-4849.
  • Blette, B.S, Howard, A.G. and Frerichs, L.M. (2019). High school physical activity and nutrition policy: Summarizing changes over time using latent class analysis. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 57(3), pp.e69-e76.
  • Becker-Dreps, S., Blette, B., Briceño, R., Alemán, J., Hudgens, M.G., Moreno, G., Ordoñez, A., Rocha, J., Weber, D.J. and Amaya, E. (2017). Changes in the incidence of pneumonia, bacterial meningitis, and infant mortality 5 years following introduction of the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in a” 3+ 0” schedule. PloS One, 12(8), p.e0183348.

Under Review

  • Kahan, B., Blette, B., Harhay, M., Halpern, S., Jairath V., Copas, A., Li, F. Demystifying estimands in cluster-randomised trials (accepted, SMMR, arXiv)
  • Blette, B., Gilbert, P., Hudgens, M. Addressing confounding and continuous exposure measurement error using conditional score functions (submitted)
  • Kasaro, M., Blette, B., Paul, R., Meltzer-Brody, S., Mwanze, J., Spelke, M.B., Stringer, J., Stringer, E. Factors associated with severity of Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Screen (EPDS) and optimal cutoff of EPDS for diagnosing depression and anxiety among postpartum HIV positive women in Lusaka, Zambia (under revision, Medical Journal of Zambia)