Lena Davidsson, PhD

Senior Scientist

  • 3518 Citations
  • 36 h-Index
1984 …2020

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Research Output

2019

Corrigendum: Caveolin-1 Variant Is Associated With the Metabolic Syndrome in Kuwaiti Children: Caveolin-1 variant is associated with the metabolic syndrome in Kuwaiti children (Frontiers in Genetics ( 2018) 9 (689) DOI: 10.3389/fgene.2018.00689)

Nizam, R., Al-Ozairi, E., Goodson, J. M., Melhem, M., Davidsson, L., Alkhandari, H., Al Madhoun, A., Shamsah, S., Qaddoumi, M., Alghanim, G., Alhasawi, N., Abu-Farha, M., Abubaker, J., Shi, P., Hartman, M-L., Tavares, M., Bitar, M., Ali, H., Arefanian, H., Devarajan, S. & 4 others, Al-Refaei, F., Alsmadi, O., Tuomilehto, J. & Al-Mulla, F., 1 Jan 2019, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 10, MAR, p. 221 1 p., 221.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Incidence of type 2 diabetes in Kuwaiti children and adolescents: Results from the Childhood-Onset Diabetes electronic Registry (CODeR

Mohammad Abdullah Al-kandari, H., Mahmoud Yousef Alabdulrazzaq, D., Davidsson, L., Sharma, P., Al-Tararwa, A., Mandani, F., Al-Shawaf, F., Al-Hussaini, F., Qabazard, M., Haddad, D., Al-Mahdi, M., Al-Jasser, F., Al-Anzi, A., Al-Sanea, H., Al-Basari, I., Al-Adsani, A., Shaltout, A. & AbdulRasoul, M., 2019, In : Frontiers in Endocrinology. 10, 836

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
2018

Assessment of Zinc Metabolism in Humans Using Stable Zinc Isotope Techniques: IAEA Human Health Series No. 35

Davidsson, L. (ed.), Hunt, J. (ed.) & Slater, C. (ed.), 2018, Assessment of Zinc Metabolism in Humans Using Stable Zinc Isotope Techniques: IAEA Human Health Series No. 35. Vienna, Austria, (IAEA Human Health Series; no. 35).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Glycaemic control in native Kuwaiti Arab patients with type 2 diabetes

Channanath, A., AlWotayan, R., Mohammad Abdullah Al-kandari, H., Davidsson, L., Tuomilehto, J. & Thanaraj, A. T., 1 Dec 2018, In : Primary Care Diabetes. 12, 6, p. 526-532 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Incidence of type 1 diabetes has doubled in Kuwaiti children 0-14 years over the last 20 years

Shaltout, A. A., Wake, D., Thanaraj, A. T., Omar, D. M., Mahmoud Yousef Alabdulrazzaq, D., Channanath, A., Mohammad Abdullah Al-kandari, H., Abdulrasoul, M., Miller, S., Conway, N., Tuomilehto, J. & Davidsson, L., 1 Dec 2017, In : Pediatric Diabetes. 18, 8, p. 761-766 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Total energy expenditure in obese kuwaiti primary school children assessed by the doubly-labeled water technique

Davidsson, L., Al-Ghanim, J., Al-Ati, T., Al-Hamad, N., Al-Mutairi, A., Al-Olayan, L. & Preston, T., 1 Oct 2016, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 13, 10, 1007.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
2015

Balancing the benefits and risks of iron fortification in resource-constrained settings

Zlotkin, S. H., Davidsson, L. & Lozoff, B., 1 Oct 2015, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 167, 4, p. S26-S30

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

The aetiology of anaemia during pregnancy: A study to evaluate the contribution of iron deficiency and common infections in pregnant Ugandan women

Baingana, R. K., Enyaru, J. K., Tjalsma, H., Swinkels, D. W. & Davidsson, L., 1 Jan 2015, In : Public Health Nutrition. 18, 8, p. 1423-1435 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Total body water measurement using the 2H dilution technique for the assessment of body composition of Kuwaiti children

Al-Ati, T., Preston, T., Al-Hooti, S., Al-Hamad, N., Al-Ghanim, J., Al-Khulifi, F., Al-Lahou, B., Al-Othman, A. & Davidsson, L., 22 Jan 2015, In : Public Health Nutrition. 18, 2, p. 259-263 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Helicobacter pylori infection in pregnant women in four districts of Uganda: Role of geographic location, education and water sources

Baingana, R. K., Kiboko Enyaru, J. & Davidsson, L., 4 Sep 2014, In : BMC Public Health. 14, 1, 915.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
19 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Body Composition Assessment from Birth to Two Years of Age: IAEA Human Health Series No. 22

Davidsson, L. (ed.) & Slater, C. (ed.), 2013, Body Composition Assessment from Birth to Two Years of Age: IAEA Human Health Series No. 22. Vienna, Austria

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2012

Assessment of Iron Bioavailability in Humans Using Stable Iron Isotope Techniques: IAEA Human Health Series No. 21

Davidsson, L. (ed.), 2012, Assessment of Iron Bioavailability in Humans Using Stable Iron Isotope Techniques: IAEA Human Health Series No. 21. Vienna, Austria, (IAEA Human Health Series ; no. 21).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Bioavailability

Davidsson, L. & Tanumihardjo, S. A., 1 Jan 2012, Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition. Vol. 1-4. p. 149-155 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)
2011
6 Citations (Scopus)

Dual Energy X Ray Absorptiometry for Bone Mineral Density and Body Composition Assessment: IAEA Human Health Series No. 15

Davidsson, L. (ed.), 2011, Dual Energy X Ray Absorptiometry for Bone Mineral Density and Body Composition Assessment: IAEA Human Health Series No. 15. Vienna, Austria, (IAEA Human Health Series; no. 15).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Introduction to Body Composition Assessment Using the Deuterium Dilution Technique with Analysis of Urine Samples by Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry: IAEA Human Health Series No. 13

Davidsson, L. (ed.), 2011, Introduction to Body Composition Assessment Using the Deuterium Dilution Technique with Analysis of Urine Samples by Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry: IAEA Human Health Series No. 13. Vienna, Austria, (IAEA Human Health Series; no. 13).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2010

Introduction to Body Composition Assessment Using the Deuterium Dilution Technique with Analysis of Saliva Samples by Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometry: IAEA Human Health Series No. 12

Davidsson, L. (ed.), 2010, Introduction to Body Composition Assessment Using the Deuterium Dilution Technique with Analysis of Saliva Samples by Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometry: IAEA Human Health Series No. 12. Vienna, Austria, (IAEA Human Health Series; no. 12).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

New frontiers in science and technology: Nuclear techniques in nutrition

Davidsson, L. & Tanumihardjo, S., 2010, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition: Proceedings "Biomarkers of Nutrition for Development (BOND): Building a consensus. Vol. 94. p. 691s-695s

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Stable isotope techniques to develop and monitor nutrition interventions

Hills, A. P. & Davidsson, L., 3 Jun 2010, In : Current Nutrition and Food Science. 6, 2, p. 100-104 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Stable Isotope Technique to Assess Intake of Human Milk in Breastfed Infants: IAEA Human Health Series No. 7

Davidsson, L. (ed.), 2010, Stable Isotope Technique to Assess Intake of Human Milk in Breastfed Infants: IAEA Human Health Series No. 7. Vienna, Austria, (IAEA Human Health Series ; no. 7).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2009

Assessment of Body Composition and Total Energy Expenditure in Humans Using Stable Isotope Techniques: IAEA Human Health Series No. 3

Davidsson, L. (ed.), 2009, Assessment of Body Composition and Total Energy Expenditure in Humans Using Stable Isotope Techniques: IAEA Human Health Series No. 3. Vienna, Austria, (IAEA Human Health Series; no. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Helicobacter pylori is not associated with anaemia in Latin America: Results from Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Cuba, Mexico and Venezuela

Santos, I. S., Boccio, J., Davidsson, L., Hernandez-Triana, M., Huanca-Sardinas, E., Janjetic, M., Moya-Camarena, S. Y., Paez-Valery, M. C., Ruiz-Alvarez, V., Valencia, M. E., Valle, N. C. J., Vargas-Pinto, G., Solano, L. & Thomas, J., 1 Oct 2009, In : Public Health Nutrition. 12, 10, p. 1862-1870 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
39 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
10 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Causal Relationship of Helicobacter pylori With Iron-Deficiency Anemia or Failure of Iron Supplementation in Children

Sarker, S. A., Mahmud, H., Davidsson, L., Alam, N. H., Ahmed, T., Alam, N., Salam, M. A., Beglinger, C., Gyr, N. & Fuchs, G. J., 1 Jan 2008, In : Gastroenterology. 135, 5, p. 1534-1542 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Citations (Scopus)
14 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Conclusions of the Joint WHO/UNICEF/IAEA/IZiNCG interagency meeting on zinc status indicators

de Benoist, B., Darnton-Hill, I., Davidsson, L., Fontaine, O. & Hotz, C., 1 Sep 2007, In : Food and Nutrition Bulletin. 28, 3 SUPPL.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

162 Citations (Scopus)

Schools for nutrition

Davidsson, L., 1 Sep 2007, IAEA Bulletin, 49, 1, p. 48-51 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

2005
13 Citations (Scopus)
34 Citations (Scopus)

The early years

Davidsson, L., 1 Sep 2005, IAEA Bulletin, 47, 1, p. 33-35 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

2004

A micronised, dispersible ferric pyrophosphate with high relative bioavailability in man

Fidler, M. C., Walczyk, T., Davidsson, L., Zeder, C., Sakaguchi, N., Juneja, L. R. & Hurrell, R. F., 1 Jan 2004, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 91, 1, p. 107-112 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
95 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of urinary monitoring, faecal monitoring and erythrocyte analysis of stable isotope labels to determine magnesium absorption in human subjects

Bohn, T., Walczyk, T., Davidsson, L., Pritzkow, W., Klingbeil, P., Vogl, J. & Hurrell, R. F., 1 Jan 2004, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 91, 1, p. 113-120 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
22 Citations (Scopus)

Dephytinisation of soyabean protein isolate with low native phytic acid content has limited impact on mineral and trace element absorption in healthy infants

Davidsson, L., Ziegler, E. E., Kastenmayer, P., van Dael, P. & Barclay, D., 1 Feb 2004, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 91, 2, p. 287-293 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
29 Citations (Scopus)

Dephytinization of a Complementary Food Based on Wheat and Soy Increases Zinc, but Not Copper, Apparent Absorption in Adults

Egli, I., Davidsson, L., Zeder, C., Walczyk, T. & Hurrell, R., 1 May 2004, In : Journal of Nutrition. 134, 5, p. 1077-1080 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

61 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of ascorbic acid and particle size on iron absorption from ferric pyrophosphate in adult women

Fidler, M. C., Davidsson, L., Zeder, C., Walczyk, T., Marti, I. & Hurrell, R. F., 1 Jul 2004, In : International Journal for Vitamin and Nutrition Research. 74, 4, p. 294-300 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations (Scopus)

Erythorbic acid is a potent enhancer of nonheme-iron absorption

Fidler, M. C., Davidsson, L., Zeder, C. & Hurrell, R. F., 1 Jan 2004, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 79, 1, p. 99-102 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
33 Citations (Scopus)

Helicobacter pylori infection, iron absorption, and gastric acid secretion in Bangladeshi children

Sarker, S. A., Davidsson, L., Mahmud, H., Walczyk, T., Hurell, R. F., Gyr, N. & Fuchs, G. J., 1 Jul 2004, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 80, 1, p. 149-153 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

73 Citations (Scopus)

Human milk as a source of ascorbic acid: No enhancing effect on iron bioavailability from a traditional complementary food consumed by Bangladeshi infants and young children

Davidsson, L., Jamil, K. A., Sarker, S. A., Zeder, C., Fuchs, G. & Hurrell, R., 1 Jun 2004, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 79, 6, p. 1073-1077 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Phytic acid added to white-wheat bread inhibits fractional apparent magnesium absorption in humans

Bohn, T., Davidsson, L., Walczyk, T. & Hurrell, R. F., 1 Mar 2004, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 79, 3, p. 418-423 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

70 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of Na2EDTA on iron absorption from ferrous fumarate: Letter to the editor

Davidsson, L. & Fidler, M. C., 2004, In : Journal of Nutrition. 134, p. 1201

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

The Effect of Na2EDTA on Iron Absorption from Ferrous Fumarate

Fidler, M. C. & Davidsson, L., 1 May 2004, In : Journal of Nutrition. 134, 5, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2 Citations (Scopus)
2003

Approaches to improve iron bioavailability from complementary foods

Davidsson, L., 1 May 2003, In : Journal of Nutrition. 133, 5 SUPPL. 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Citations (Scopus)

Iron absorption from ferrous fumarate in adult women is influenced by ascorbic acid but not by Na2EDTA

Fidler, M. C., Davidsson, L., Zeder, C., Walczyk, T. & Hurrell, R. F., 1 Dec 2003, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 90, 6, p. 1081-1085 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
35 Citations (Scopus)

Iron absorption from fish sauce and soy sauce fortified with sodium iron EDTA

Fidler, M. C., Davidsson, L., Walczyk, T. & Hurrell, R. F., 1 Aug 2003, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 78, 2, p. 274-278 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Citations (Scopus)

Micronutrient interactions on risk of infantile anemia: Going beyond iron alone: Micronutrient deficiencies in the first months of life. Nestle Nutrition Workshop Series Pediatric Program

Davidsson, L., 2003, Micronutrient interactions on risk of infantile anemia: Going beyond iron alone. Delange, F. & West, KP. J. (eds.). Basel, Switzerland: S. Karger AG, Vol. 52. p. 245-264

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter