Ranzani OT, Milà C, Sanchez M, Bhogadi S, Kulkarni B, Balakrishnan K, Sambandam S, Sunyer J, Marshall JD, Kinra S, Tonne C. Association between ambient and household air pollution with carotid intima-media thickness in peri-urban South India: CHAI-Project. Int J Epidemiol. 2019 Oct 11. pii: dyz208. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyz208. Full text access here

Pomeroy E, Mushrif-Tripathy V, Kulkarni B, Kinra S, Stock JT, Cole TJ, Shirley MK, Wells JCK. Estimating body mass and composition from proximal femur dimensions using dual energy x-ray absorptiometry. Archaeol Anthropol Sci. 2019;11(5):2167-2179. doi: 10.1007/s12520-018-0665-z. Full text access here

Li Y, Mallinson PAC, Bhan N, Turner C, Bhogadi S, Sharma C, Aggarwal A, Kulkarni B, Kinra S. Neighborhood physical food environment and cardiovascular risk factors in India: Cross-sectional evidence from APCAPS. Environ Int. 2019 Nov;132:105108. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2019.105108. Full text access here

Curto A, Ranzani O, Milà C, Sanchez M, Marshall JD, Kulkarni B, Bhogadi S, Kinra S, Wellenius GA, Tonne C. Lack of association between particulate air pollution and blood glucose levels and diabetic status in peri-urban India. Environ Int. 2019 Oct;131:105033. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2019.105033. Full text access here

Sanchez M, Milà C, Sreekanth V, Balakrishnan K, Sambandam S, Nieuwenhuijsen M, Kinra S, Marshall JD, Tonne C. Personal exposure to particulate matter in peri-urban India: predictors and association with ambient concentration at residence. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2019 Jul 1. doi: 10.1038/s41370-019-0150-5. Full text access here

Curto A, Wellenius GA, Milà C, Sanchez M, Ranzani O, Marshall JD, Kulkarni B, Bhogadi S, Kinra S, Tonne C. Ambient Particulate Air Pollution and Blood Pressure in Peri-urban India. Epidemiology. 2019 Jul;30(4):492-500. doi: 10.1097/EDE.0000000000001014. Full text access here

Nandi A, Behrman JR, Black MM, Kinra S, Laxminarayan R. Relationship between early-life nutrition and ages at menarche and first pregnancy, and childbirth rates of young adults: Evidence from APCAPS in India. Matern Child Nutr. 2019 May 29:e12854. doi: 10.1111/mcn.12854. Full text access here


Shridhar K, Kinra S, Gupta R, Khandelwal S, D P, Cox SE, Dhillon PK. Serum Calcium Concentrations, Chronic Inflammation and Glucose Metabolism: A Cross-Sectional Analysis in the Andhra Pradesh Children and Parents Study (APCaPS). Curr Dev Nutr. 2018 Oct 25;3(3):nzy085. doi: 10.1093/cdn/nzy085. Full text access here

Milà C, Salmon M, Sanchez M, Ambrós A, Bhogadi S, Sreekanth V, Nieuwenhuijsen M, Kinra S, Marshall JD, Tonne C. When, Where, and What? Characterizing Personal PM(2.5) Exposure in Periurban India by Integrating GPS, Wearable Camera, and Ambient and Personal Monitoring Data. Environ Sci Technol. 2018 Nov20;52(22):13481-13490. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.8b03075. Full text access here

Salmon M, Milà C, Bhogadi S, Addanki S, Madhira P, Muddepaka N, Mora A, Sanchez M, Kinra S, Sreekanth V, Doherty A, Marshall JD, Tonne C. Wearable camera-derived microenvironments in relation to personal exposure to PM(2.5). Environ Int. 2018 Aug;117:300-307. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2018.05.021. Full text access here

Pomeroy E, Mushrif-Tripathy V, Wells JCK, Kulkarni B, Kinra S, Stock JT. Stature estimation equations for South Asian skeletons based on DXA scans of contemporary adults. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2018 Sep;167(1):20-31. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.23596. Full text access here

Yamanashi H, Kulkarni B, Edwards T, Kinra S, Koyamatsu J, Nagayoshi M, Shimizu Y, Maeda T, Cox SE. Association between atherosclerosis and handgrip strength in non-hypertensive populations in India and Japan. Geriatr Gerontol Int. 2018 Jul;18(7):1071-1078. doi: 10.1111/ggi.13312. Full text access here

Nandi A, Behrman JR, Kinra S, Laxminarayan R. Early-Life Nutrition Is Associated Positively with Schooling and Labor Market Outcomes and Negatively with Marriage Rates at Age 20-25 Years: Evidence from the Andhra Pradesh Children and Parents Study (APCAPS) in India. J Nutr. 2018 Jan 1;148(1):140-146. doi: 10.1093/jn/nxx012 . Full text access here


Oakley L, Baker CP, Addanki S, Gupta V, Walia GK, Aggarwal A, Bhogadi S, Kulkarni B, Wilson RT, Prabhakaran D, Ben-Shlomo Y, Davey Smith G, Radha Krishna KV, Kinra S. Is increasing urbanicity associated with changes in breastfeeding duration in rural India? An analysis of cross-sectional household data from the Andhra Pradesh children and parents study. BMJ Open. 2017 Sep 21;7(9):e016331. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016331. Full text access here

Bhan N, Madhira P, Muralidharan A, Kulkarni B, Murthy G, Basu S, Kinra S. Health needs, access to healthcare, and perceptions of ageing in an urbanizing community in India: a qualitative study. BMC Geriatr. 2017 Jul 19;17(1):156. doi: 10.1186/s12877-017-0544-y.  Full text access here

Sanchez M, Ambros A, Salmon M, Bhogadi S, Wilson RT, Kinra S, Marshall JD, Tonne C. Predictors of Daily Mobility of Adults in Peri-Urban South India. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017 Jul 14;14(7). pii: E783. doi: 10.3390/ijerph14070783. Full text access here

Tonne C, Salmon M, Sanchez M, Sreekanth V, Bhogadi S, Sambandam S, Balakrishnan K, Kinra S, Marshall JD. Integrated assessment of exposure to PM(2.5) in South India and its relation with cardiovascular risk: Design of the CHAI observational cohort study. Int J Hyg Environ Health. 2017 Aug;220(6):1081-1088. doi: 10.1016/j.ijheh.2017.05.005. Full text access here

Aleksandrowicz L, Tak M, Green R, Kinra S, Haines A. Comparison of food consumption in Indian adults between national and sub-national dietary data sources. Br J Nutr. 2017 Apr;117(7):1013-1019. doi:10.1017/  S0007114517000563. Full text access here

Matsuzaki M, Kulkarni B, Kuper H, Wells JC, Ploubidis GB, Prabhakaran P,Gupta V, Walia GK, Aggarwal A,Prabhakaran D, Davey Smith G, Radhakrishna KV, Ben-Shlomo Y, Kinra S. Association of Hip Bone Mineral Density and Body Composition in a Rural Indian Population: The Andhra Pradesh Children and Parents Study (APCAPS). PLoS One. 2017 Jan 6;12(1):e0167114. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0167114. Full text access here


Nandi A, Ashok A, Kinra S, Behrman JR, Laxminarayan R. Early Childhood Nutrition Is Positively Associated with Adolescent Educational Outcomes: Evidence from the Andhra Pradesh Child and Parents Study (APCAPS). J Nutr. 2016 Mar 9. pii: jn223198. Full text access here

Matsuzaki M, Sullivan R, Ekelund U, Radha Krishna KV, Kulkarni B, Collier T, Ben-Shlomo Y, Kinra S, and Kuper H. Development and evaluation of the Andhra Pradesh Children and Parent Study Physical Activity Questionnaire (APCAPS-PAQ): a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health 2016 Jan 19;16(1):48. doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-2706-9. Full text access here

Jones AD, Hayter AK, Baker CP, Prabhakaran P, Gupta V, Kulkarni B, Smith GD, Ben-Shlomo Y, Krishna KV, Kumar PU, Kinra S. The co-occurrence of anemia and cardiometabolic disease risk demonstrates sex-specific sociodemographic patterning in an urbanizing rural region of southern India. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2016 Mar;70(3):364-72. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2015.177. Full text access here


Baker CP, Kulkarni B,  Radha Krishna KV, Charyulu MS, Gregson J, Matsuzaki M, Taylor AE, Prabhakaran D, Mamidi RS, Wells J, Wilkinson I, McEniery C, Yasmin, Davey Smith G, Ben-Shlomo Y, Kuper H, Kinra S. Is the Association between Vitamin D and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Confounded by Obesity? Evidence from the Andhra Pradesh Children and Parents Study (APCAPS). Public Library of Science ONE 2015 Jun 16;10(6):e0129468. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0129468. Full text access here

Bowen L, Taylor AE , Sullivan R, Ebrahim S, Kinra S, Radha Krishna KV, Kulkarni B, Ben-Shlomo Y, Ekelund U,7, Wells JC and Kuper H. Associations between diet, physical activity and body fat distribution: a cross sectional study in an Indian population. BMC Public Health 2015 15:281. doi 10.1186/s12889-015-1550-7. Full text access here

Gupta V, Millett C, Kaur Walia G, Kinra S, Aggarwal A, Prabhakaran P, Bhogadi S, Kumar A, Gupta R, Prabhakaran D, Reddy KS, Davey Smith G, Ben-Shlomo Y, Radha Krishna KV, and Ebrahim S. Socio-economic patterning of cardiometabolic risk factors in rural and peri-urban India: Andhra Pradesh children and parents study (APCAPS). Z Gesundh Wiss. 2015;23(3):129-136. Full text access here

Hayter AK, Jeffery R, Sharma C, Prost A, Kinra S. Community perceptions of health and chronic disease in South Indian rural transitional communities: a qualitative study. Glob Health Action 2015 Feb; 8:25946. doi: 10.3402/gha.v8.25946. Full text access here

Matsuzaki M, Kuper H, Kulkarni B, Ploubidis GB,  Wells JC,  Radha Krishna KV, Prabhakaran P, Gupta V, KaurWalia G, Aggarwal A, Prabhakaran D, Rameshwar-Sarma KV, Davey-Smith G, Ben-Shlomo Y, and Kinra S. Adolescent undernutrition and early adulthood bone mass in an urbanizing rural community in India. Archives of Osteoporosis. 2015;10: 29. doi:  10.1007/s11657-015-0232-5. Full text access here


Kuper H, Taylor A, Krishna KV, Ben-Shlomo Y, Gupta R, Kulkarni B, Prabhakaran D, Davey Smith G, Wells J, Ebrahim S, Kinra S. Is vulnerability to cardiometabolic disease in Indians mediated by abdominal adiposity or higher body adiposity. BMC Public Health. 2014 Dec 1;14:1239. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-1239. Full text access here

Kulkarni B, Kuper H, Taylor A, Wells JC, Radhakrishna KV, Kinra S, Ben-Shlomo Y, Smith GD, Ebrahim S, Kurpad AV, Byrne NM, Hills AP. Assessment of body composition in Indian adults: comparison between dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry and isotope dilution technique. Br J Nutr. 2014 Oct 14;112(7):1147-53. doi: 10.1017/S0007114514001718. Full text access here

Bhattacharya S, Smith GD, Shah SH, Ben-Shlomo Y and Kinra S, Anthropometric Measures and Insulin Resistance in Rural Indian Adolescents. Journal of Biosafety and Health Education 2014: doi: 10.4172/2332-0893.1000116. Full text access here

Kinra S, Johnson M, Kulkarni B, Rameshwar Sarma KV, Ben-Shlomo Y, Smith GD, Socioeconomic position and CVD risk in rural Indian adolescents: Evidence from the Andhra Pradesh Children and Parents Study (APCAPS). Public Health 2014;128:852-9. Full text access here

Kulkarni B, Kuper H, Radhakrishna KV, Hills AP, Byrne NM, et al. The association of early life supplemental nutrition with lean body mass and grip strength in adulthood: evidence from the APCAPS. American Journal of Epidemiology 2014;179:700-9.   Full text access here

Matsuzaki M, Kuper H, Kulkarni B, Radakrishna KV, Viljakainen H, Taylor AE, et al. Life course determinants of bone mass in young adults from a transitional rural community in India: the Andhra Pradesh Children and Parents Study (APCAPS). American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2014;1450-9. Full text access here


Kinra S, Radhakrishna KV, Kuper H, et al. Cohort Profile: Andhra Pradesh Children and Parents Study (APCAPS). International Journal of Epidemiology 2013:1-8, doi: 10.1093/ije/dyt128.   Full text access here

Kulkarni B, Kuper H, Taylor AE, Hills AP, Byrne NM, Taylor AE, et al. Development and validation of anthropometric prediction equations for estimation of lean body mass and appendicular lean soft tissue in Indian men and women. Journal of Applied Physiology 2013. Published online before print August 15, 2013.   Full text access here


Molinari F, Meiburger KM, Zeng G, Saba L, Rajendra Acharya U, Famiglietti L, et al. Automated carotid IMT measurement and its validation in low contrast ultrasound database of 885 patient Indian population epidemiological study: results of AtheroEdge Software. International Angiology 2012;31:42-53.   Full text access here

Taylor AE, Kuper H, Varma RD, Wells JC, Bell JD, Radakrishna KV, et al. Validation of dual energy X-ray absorptiometry measures of abdominal fat by comparison with magnetic resonance imaging in an Indian population. PLoS One 2012;7:e51042.   Full text access here


Kinra S, Sarma KV, Hards M, Smith GD, Ben-Shlomo Y. Is relative leg length a biomarker of childhood nutrition? Long term follow-up of the Hyderabad Nutrition Trial. International Journal of Epidemiology 2011;40:1022-9.   Full text access here


Kinra S, Rameshwar Sarma KV, Ghafoorunissa, Mendu VV, Ravikumar R, Mohan V, et al. Effect of integration of supplemental nutrition with public health programmes in pregnancy and early childhood on cardiovascular risk in rural Indian adolescents: long term follow-up of Hyderabad nutrition trial. BMJ 2008;337:a605.   Full text access here

PhD Theses

Christopher Turner, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2019. Thesis title: Investigating food environments and drivers of food acquisition in low- and middle-income countries: The case of peri-urban Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

Tina Sorensen, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2019. Thesis title: Influences of place of residence on risk factors for atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases in South India.

Mika Matsuzaki, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2016. Thesis title: Lifecourse determinants of bone mass accrual in a transitional rural community in South India: the Andhra Pradesh Children and Parents Study (APCAPS).

Bharati Kulkarni, Queensland University of Technology, 2014. Thesis title: Determinants and measurement of lean body mass in Indian adults.

Amy Taylor, University of Bristol, 2012. Thesis title:

Ruth Sullivan, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2012. Thesis title: Physical activity and rural-urban migration in India.

Poornima Prabhakaran, University of Bristol, 2012. Thesis title: Associations between parental height and cardiometabolic outcomes in the offspring: an intergenerational study in a birth cohort in Andhra Pradesh, India.

Sanjay Kinra, University of Bristol, 2007. Thesis title: The effect of supplemental nutrition in pregnancy and early childhood on future risk of cardiovascular disease: long term follow up of a community trial.

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