Mwangi MN, Mzembe G, Ngwira CC, Kapulula MD, Vokhiwa M, Braat S, Harding R,Larson LM,  Ataíde R, Phiri KS, Pasricha SR. Protocol for a randomised, multicentre, four-arm, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial to assess the benefits and safety of Iron supplementation with Malaria chemoprevention to children in Malawi – IRMA trial. BMJ Open. Accepted.


Pasricha SR, Mwangi M, Moya E, Ataide R, Mzembe G, Harding R, Zinenani T,Larson LM, Nkhono W, Chinkhumba J, Simpson J, Clucas D, Stones W, Braat S, Phiri K. Ferric carboxymaltose versus standard-of-care oral iron to treat second-trimester anaemia in Malawian pregnant women: a randomised controlled trial. The Lancet, 2023,


Moya E, Mzembe G, Mwambinga M, Truwah Z, Harding R, Ataide R,Larson LM, Fisher J, Braat S, Pasricha SR, Mwangi MN, Phiri KS. Prevalence of early postpartum depression and associated risk factors among selected women in southern Malawi: a nested observational study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2023; 23:229.


Larson LM, Feuerriegel D, Hasan MI, Braat S, Jin J, Tipu SMMU, Shiraji S, Tofail F, Biggs BA, Hamadani J, Johnson K, Pasricha SR, Bode S. Effects of supplementation with iron syrup or multiple micronutrient powders on resting brain activity in Bangladeshi children. Journal of Nutrition. 2022. In press.


Larson LM, Feuerriegel D, Hasan MI, Braat S, Jin J, Tipu SMMU, Shiraji S, Tofail F, Biggs BA, Hamadani J, Johnson K, Bode S, Pasricha SR. Effects of iron supplementation on neural indices of habituation in Bangladeshi children. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2023;117(1):73-82. doi:


Larson LM, Frongillo EA, Kase BE, Neufeld LM, Gonzalez W, Erhabor I, Djimeu EW. Effectiveness of the Eggs Make Kids demand-creation campaign at improving household availability of eggs and egg consumption by young children in Nigeria: a quasi-experimental study. Maternal and Child Nutrition. 2022. Vol 9, Issue 1. e13447.


Moya E,Larson LM, Stewart RC, Fisher J, Mwangi MN, Phiri KS. Reliability and validity of depression anxiety stress scale (DASS)-21 in screening for common mental disorders among postpartum women in Malawi. BMC Psychiatry. 2022 May 24;22(1):352. doi: 10.1186/s12888-022-03994-0. PMID: 35606733; PMCID: PMC9128196.


Mwangi MN, Mzembe G, Moya E, Braat S, Harding R, Robberstad B, Simpson J, Stones W, Rogerson S, Biselele K, Chinkhumba J,Larson LM, Ataíde R, Phiri KS, Pasricha SR. Protocol for a multicentre, parallel-group, open-label randomised controlled trial comparing ferric carboxymaltose with the standard of care in anaemic Malawian pregnant women: the REVAMP trial. BMJ Open. 2021 Nov 23;11(11):e053288. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-053288. PubMed PMID: 34815287; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8611444


Pasricha SR, Hasan MI, Braat S,Larson LM, Tipu SMM, Hossain SJ, Shiraji S, Baldi A, Bhuiyan MSA, Tofail F, Fisher J, Grantham-McGregor S, Simpson JA, Hamadani JD, Biggs BA. Benefits and Risks of Iron Interventions in Infants in Rural Bangladesh. N Engl J Med. 2021 Sep 9;385(11):982-995. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa2034187. PubMed PMID: 34496174


Larson LM, Braat S, Hasan MI, Mwangi MN, Estepa F, Hossain SJ, Clucas D, Biggs BA, Phiri KS, Hamadani JD, Pasricha SR. Preanalytic and analytic factors affecting the measurement of haemoglobin concentration: impact on global estimates of anaemia prevalence. BMJ Glob Health. 2021 Jul;6(7). doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2021-005756. PubMed PMID: 34330759; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8327809


Young MF, Mehta RV, Gosdin L, Kekre P, Verma P,Larson LM, Girard AW, Ramakrishnan U, Chaudhuri I, Srikantiah S, Martorell R. Home Fortification of Complementary Foods Reduces Anemia and Diarrhea among Children Aged 6-18 Months in Bihar, India: A Large-Scale Effectiveness Trial. J Nutr. 2021 Jul 1;151(7):1983-1992. doi: 10.1093/jn/nxab065. PubMed PMID: 33880566; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8245869.


Larson LM, Cyriac S, Djimeu EW, Mbuya MNN, Neufeld LM. Can Double Fortification of Salt with Iron and Iodine Reduce Anemia, Iron Deficiency Anemia, Iron Deficiency, Iodine Deficiency, and Functional Outcomes? Evidence of Efficacy, Effectiveness, and Safety. J Nutr. 2021 Feb 15;151(Suppl 1):15S-28S. doi: 10.1093/jn/nxaa192. PubMed PMID: 33582785; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7882357


Braat S,Larson L, Simpson JA, Hasan MI, Hamadani JD, Hossain SJ, Shiraji S, Bhuiyan MSA, Biggs BA, Pasricha S. The Benefits and Risks of Iron interventionS in Children (BRISC) trial: Statistical analysis plan. F1000Research 2020, 9:427.


Rappaport AI, Karakochuk CD, Hess SY, Whitehead RD Jr, Namaste SML, Dary O, Parker ME, Neufeld LM,Larson LM, Newton S, Wegmuller R, Moorthy D. Variability in haemoglobin concentration by measurement tool and blood source: an analysis from seven countries. J Clin Pathol. 2021 Oct;74(10):657-663. doi: 10.1136/jclinpath-2020-206717. Epub 2020 Oct 6. PubMed PMID: 33023940


Larson LM, Biggs BA. Importance of Follow-up Studies to Examine Sustained Effects of Early Nutrition Interventions. Pediatrics. 2020 Mar;145(3). doi: 10.1542/peds.2019-3827. Epub 2020 Feb 4. PubMed PMID: 32019813.


Neufeld LM, Beal T,Larson LM, Cattaneo FD. Global Landscape of Malnutrition in Infants and Young Children. Nestle Nutr Inst Workshop Ser. 2020;93:1-14. doi: 10.1159/000503315. Epub 2020 Jan 28. Review. PubMed PMID: 31991423.


Baldi AJ,Larson LM, Pasricha SR. Balancing Safety and Potential for Impact in Universal Iron Interventions. Nestle Nutr Inst Workshop Ser. 2020;93:51-62. doi: 10.1159/000503356. Epub 2020 Jan 28. Review. PubMed PMID: 31991433


Prado E*L,Larson LM(joint first authorship), Cox K, Bettencourt K, Kubes JN, Shankar AH. Do effects of early life interventions on linear growth correspond to effects on neurobehavioural development? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Glob Health. 2019 Oct;7(10):e1398-e1413. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(19)30361-4. PubMed PMID: 31537370.


Park CS, Vogel E,Larson LM, Myers SS, Daniel M, Biggs BA. The global effect of extreme weather events on nutrient supply: a superposed epoch analysis. Lancet Planet Health. 2019 Oct;3(10):e429-e438. doi: 10.1016/S2542-5196(19)30193-7. PubMed PMID: 31625515.


Larson LM, Kubes JN, Ramírez-Luzuriaga MJ, Khishen S, H Shankar A, Prado EL. Effects of increased hemoglobin on child growth, development, and disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2019 Aug;1450(1):83-104. doi: 10.1111/nyas.14105. Epub 2019 Jun 3. PubMed PMID: 31157417.


Neufeld LM,Larson LM, Kurpad A, Mburu S, Martorell R, Brown KH. Hemoglobin concentration and anemia diagnosis in venous and capillary blood: biological basis and policy implications. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2019 Aug;1450(1):172-189. doi: 10.1111/nyas.14139. Epub 2019 Jun 23. Review. PubMed PMID: 31231815; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7496102.


Prado EL, Shankar AH, Stein AD,Larson LM. Does Improved Growth Mean Improved Neurobehavioral Development?. Adv Nutr. 2019 Jul 1;10(4):725-726. doi: 10.1093/advances/nmy126. PubMed PMID: 31041450; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6628846.


Larson LM, Martorell R, Bauer PJ. A Path Analysis of Nutrition, Stimulation, and Child Development Among Young Children in Bihar, India. Child Dev. 2018 Sep;89(5):1871-1886. doi: 10.1111/cdev.13057. Epub 2018 Mar 12. PubMed PMID: 29529358; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6174960


Larson LM, Guo J, Williams AM, Young MF, Ismaily S, Addo OY, Thurnham D, Tanumihardjo SA, Suchdev PS, Northrop-Clewes CA. Approaches to Assess Vitamin A Status in Settings of Inflammation: Biomarkers Reflecting Inflammation and Nutritional Determinants of Anemia (BRINDA) Project. Nutrients. 2018 Aug 16;10(8). doi: 10.3390/nu10081100. PubMed PMID: 30115830; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6115742.


Larson LM, Young MF, Bauer PJ, Mehta R, Girard AW, Ramakrishnan U, Verma P, Chaudhuri I, Srikantiah S, Martorell R. Effectiveness of a home fortification programme with multiple micronutrients on infant and young child development: a cluster-randomised trial in rural Bihar, India. Br J Nutr. 2018 Jul;120(2):176-187. doi: 10.1017/S000711451800140X. PubMed PMID: 29947323; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6088539.


Ramírez-Luzuriaga MJ,Larson LM, Mannar V, Martorell R. Impact of Double-Fortified Salt with Iron and Iodine on Hemoglobin, Anemia, and Iron Deficiency Anemia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Adv Nutr. 2018 May 1;9(3):207-218. doi: 10.1093/advances/nmy008. PubMed PMID: 29767699; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5952925


Larson LM, Phiri KS, Pasricha SR. Iron and Cognitive Development: What Is the Evidence?. Ann Nutr Metab. 2017;71 Suppl 3:25-38. doi: 10.1159/000480742. Epub 2017 Dec 22. PubMed PMID: 29268256


Larson LM, Young MF, Ramakrishnan U, Webb Girard A, Verma P, Chaudhuri I, Srikantiah S, Martorell R. A Cross-Sectional Survey in Rural Bihar, India, Indicates That Nutritional Status, Diet, and Stimulation Are Associated with Motor and Mental Development in Young Children. J Nutr. 2017 Aug;147(8):1578-1585. doi: 10.3945/jn.117.251231. Epub 2017 Jun 14. PubMed PMID: 28615374; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5525111


Larson LM, Namaste SM, Williams AM, Engle-Stone R, Addo OY, Suchdev PS, Wirth JP, Temple V, Serdula M, Northrop-Clewes CA. Adjusting retinol-binding protein concentrations for inflammation: Biomarkers Reflecting Inflammation and Nutritional Determinants of Anemia (BRINDA) project. Am J Clin Nutr. 2017 Jul;106(Suppl 1):390S-401S. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.116.142166. Epub 2017 Jun 14. Review. PubMed PMID: 28615251; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5490644.


Rohner F, Namaste SM,Larson LM, Addo OY, Mei Z, Suchdev PS, Williams AM, Sakr Ashour FA, Rawat R, Raiten DJ, Northrop-Clewes CA. Adjusting soluble transferrin receptor concentrations for inflammation: Biomarkers Reflecting Inflammation and Nutritional Determinants of Anemia (BRINDA) project. Am J Clin Nutr. 2017 Jul;106(Suppl 1):372S-382S. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.116.142232. Epub 2017 Jun 14. Review. PubMed PMID: 28615256; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5490651.


Larson LM, Addo OY, Sandalinas F, Faigao K, Kupka R, Flores-Ayala R, Suchdev PS. Accounting for the influence of inflammation on retinol-binding protein in a population survey of Liberian preschool-age children. Matern Child Nutr. 2017 Apr;13(2). doi: 10.1111/mcn.12298. Epub 2016 Feb 4. PubMed PMID: 26842430; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4974149.


Larson LM, Yousafzai AK. A meta-analysis of nutrition interventions on mental development of children under-two in low- and middle-income countries. Matern Child Nutr. 2017 Jan;13(1). doi: 10.1111/mcn.12229. Epub 2015 Nov 26. Review. PubMed PMID: 26607403; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6866072.