Jefferson Ng

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Socio-ecological models suggest that many elements of the social environment act as upstream determinants of obesity. This systematic review examined definitions, measures and strength of associations between the psychosocial environment and adult weight status. Studies were included if they were conducted on adults, the outcome was weight status, carried(More)
Introduction I can worry about the strategy of my syllabus, and I can fret over my lectures. Nonetheless, I am always struck that what my students really learn and enjoy in the course depends very much on the assignments. Great assignments are hard to dream up and time-consuming to develop. With that in mind, the Nifty Assignments session is all about(More)
DNA chips and microarrays are used to profile gene transcription. Unfortunately, the initial fabrication cost for a chip and the reagent costs to amplify thousands of open reading frames for a microarray are over $100K for a typical 4 Mbase bacterial genome. To avoid these expensive steps, a matrix formulation of a universal hybrid chip-microarray approach(More)
Based on 'Glonti et al. Psychosocial environment: definitions, measures and associations with weight status – a systematic review. Obes Rev 17(S1), 81-95' Abstract Socio-ecological models suggest that many elements of the social environment act as upstream determinants of obesity. This systematic review examined definitions, measures and strength of(More)
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