top of page

Research Articles


  • Bleimeister I, Avni I, Granovetter M, Meiri G, Ilan M, Michaelovski A, Menashe I, Behrmann M, Dinstein I. Idiosyncratic pupil regulation in autistic children. bioRxiv [Preprint]. 2024 Jan 12:2024.01.10.575072. doi: 10.1101/2024.01.10.575072. PMID: 38260528; PMCID: PMC10802609.

  • Regev O.,  Shil A.,  Bronshtein T., Hadar A.,  Meiri G., Zigdon D.,  Michaelovski A., Dinstein I., Hershkovitch R., Menashe I. "Genetic Elucidation of Ultrasonography Fetal Anomalies in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder"  medRxiv 2023.08.05.23293591; doi:

  • Eni M, Ilan M, Michaelovski A., Golan H., Meiri G, Menashe I, Dinstein I, Zigel Y. "Quantifying longitudinal changes in core autism symptoms using automated speech analysis" medRxiv 2023.10.27.23297600; doi:


  • Solomon S, Elbedour L, Meiri G, Michaelovski A, Sadaka Y, Ilan M, Faroy M, Dinstein I, Menashe I. Sleep disturbances are associated with greater healthcare utilization in children with autism spectrum disorder. J Neurodev Disord. 2024 Jun 7;16(1):29. doi: 10.1186/s11689-024-09550-z. PMID: 38849752; PMCID: PMC11157737

  • Dinstein I, Solomon S, Zats M, Shusel R, Lottner R, Gershon BB, Meiri G, Menashe I, Shmueli D. "Large increase in ASD prevalence in Israel between 2017 and 2021". Autism Res. 2024 Jan 9. doi: 10.1002/aur.3085. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38193609.


  • Shil, A., Levin, L., Golan, H., Meiri, G., Michaelovski, A., Tsadaka, Y., Aran, A., Dinstein, I., & Menashe, I. (2023). "Effectiveness of three bioinformatics tools in the detection of ASD candidate variants from whole exome sequencing data." Sci. Rep. 2023 Nov 1;13(1):18853. doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-46258-x. PMID: 37914828. PDF

  • Sadeh, H., Meiri, G., Zigdon, D., Ilan, M., Faroy, M., Michaelovski, A., Tsadaka, Y., Dinstein, I., & Menashe, I. (2023). "Adherence to treatment and parents' perspective about effectiveness of melatonin in children with autism spectrum disorder and sleep disturbances" Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health. 2023 Oct 27;17(1):123. doi: 10.1186/s13034-023-00669-w.PMID: 37891596   PDF

  • Molcho-Haimovich A, Tikotzky L, Meiri G, Ilan M, Michaelovski A, Schtaierman H, Golan HM, Sadaka Y, Menashe I, Dinstein I. "Sleep disturbances are associated with irritability in ASD children with sensory sensitivities." J Neurodev Disord.
    2023 Jul 21;15(1):21. doi: 10.1186/s11689-023-09491-z. PMID: 37480057; PMCID: PMC10362763. PDF

  • Treister-Goltzman Y, Peleg R, Sagy I, Menashe I. "Health services utilization by fibromyalgia patients from two ethnic groups." Int J Rheum Dis. 2023 Oct;26(10):1923-1931. doi: 10.1111/1756-185X.14836. Epub 2023 Jul 13. PMID: 37443460. PDF

  • Treister-Goltzman Y, Peleg R, Sagy I, Menashe I. "Medication use and factors associated with opiate use among patients with diagnosed fibromyalgia from two ethnic sectors in southern Israel." J Pharm Policy Pract. 2023 Jun 26;16(1):78.
    doi: 10.1186/s40545-023-00586-5. PMID: 37365657; PMCID: PMC10291754. PDF

  • Alhozyel E, Elbedour L, Balaum R, Meiri G, Michaelovski A, Dinstein I, Davidovitch N, Kerub O, Menashe I. "Association Between Early Developmental Milestones and Autism Spectrum Disorder". Res Child Adolesc Psychopathol. 2023 Oct;51(10):1511-1520. doi: 10.1007/s10802-023-01085-6. Epub 2023 May 26. PDF

  • Karim JL, Solomon S, Abreu do Valle H, Zusman EZ, Nitschke AS, Meiri G, Dinstein I, Ip A, Lanphear N, Lanphear B, Hutchison S, Iarocci G, Psych R, Oberlander TF, Menashe I, Hanley GE. "Exogenous oxytocin administration during labor and autism spectrum disorder." Am J Obstet Gynecol MFM. 2023 May 6:101010. doi: 10.1016/j.ajogmf.2023.101010. PDF

  • Schwartz L, Rosenshtok O, Shalev L, Schneider E, Basok A, Vorobiov M, Romanjuk E, Rogachev B, El-Sayed I, Schwartz L, Menashe I, Regev O, Haviv YS. "Admission of kidney patients to a closed staff nephrology department results in a better short-term survival" PLoS One. 2023 Mar 7;18(3):e0279172. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0279172. eCollection 2023. PDF

  • Ilan M, Faroy M, Zachor D, Manelis L, Waissengreen D, Michaelovski A, Avni I, Menashe I, Koller J, Dinstein I, Meiri G. "Children with autism exhibit similar longitudinal changes in core symptoms when placed in special or mainstream education settings". Autism. 2023 Jan 11:13623613221142394. doi: 10.1177/13623613221142394. PDF


  • Nitzan T, Koller J, Ilan M, Faroy M, Michaelovski A, Menashe I, Meiri G, Dinstein I. "The Importance of Language Delays as an Early Indicator of Subsequent ASD Diagnosis in Public Healthcare Settings" J Autism Dev Disord. 2022 Oct 12. doi: 10.1007/s10803-022-05757-y. Online ahead of print. PDF

  • Fu, J.M., Satterstrom, F.K., Peng, M., the Autism Sequencing Consortium, Sanders, S.J., Talkowski, M.E. "Rare coding variation provides insight into the genetic architecture and phenotypic context of autism"  Nat. Genet. 2022 Sep;54(9):1320-1331,  doi: 10.1038/s41588-022-01104-0. Epub 2022 Aug 18. PDF

  • Kerub, O., Rosenthal, A., Haas, E.J., Meiri, G., Menashe, I., Davidovitch, N. "A proposed service model for early identification of autism spectrum disorder in ethnic communities in Southern Israel" Health and Social Care in the Community, 2022, 30(4), pp. 1391–1399.  PDF

  • Lavi, O., Wacht, O., Menashe, I., Jaffe, E., Bitan, Y. "Comparison between Personal Protective Equipment Wearing Protocols to Shorten Time to Treatment in Pre-Hospital Settings" Applied Sciences , 2022, 12(15), 7926. PDF

  • Menashe I, Regev O, Hadar A, Meiri G, Michaelovski A, Dinstein I, Hershkovitz R. "Reply: Methodological drawbacks in the alleged association between foetal sonographic anomalies and autism" Brain.  2022 Jul 8; doi:10.1093/brain/awac247.  PDF

  • Arazi A, Koller J, Zachor DA, Golan O, Sadaka Y, Eytan D, Stolar O, Atzaba-Poria N, Golan H, Menashe I, Meiri G, Gabis LV, Dinstein I. "Home-quarantine during the initial Covid-19 outbreak in Israel: parent perceived impact on children with ASD" Heliyon  2022 Jun 8;8(6):e09681. doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2022.e09681. eCollection 2022 Jun. PDF

  • Novoplansky O, Jagadeeshan S, Regev O, Menashe I, Elkabets M. "Worldwide Prevalence and Clinical Characteristics of RAS Mutations in Head and Neck Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis" 2022 May 6;12:838911. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2022.838911. eCollection 2022. PDF

  • Regev O,  Hadar A,  Meiri G, Flusser H, Michaelovski A, Dinstein I, Hershkovitch R, Menashe I "Association Between Ultrasonography Foetal Anomalies and Autism Spectrum Disorder" Brain, 2022 Jan 17:awac008. doi: 10.1093/brain/awac008. Online ahead of print. PDF


  • Tal-Ben Ishay  R, Shil A, Solomon S, Sadigurschi N, Abu-Kaf, H, Meiri G, Flusser H, Michaelovski A, Dinstein I, Golan H, Davidovitch NMenashe I. Diagnostic Yield and Economic Implications of Whole-Exome Sequencing for ASD Diagnosis in Israel., Genes 2022, 13(1), 36; - 23 Dec 2021 PDF

  • Abelson N, Meiri G, Solomon S, Flusser H, Michaelovski A, Dinstein I, Menashe I. Association Between Antenatal Antimicrobial Therapy and Autism Spectrum Disorder-A Nested Case-Control Study. Front Psychiatry, 2021 Nov 19;12:771232. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2021.771232. eCollection 2021. PDF

  • Gabbay-Dizdar N, Ilan M, Meiri G, Faroy M, Michaelovski A, Flusser H, Menashe I, Koller J, Zachor DA, Dinstein I. Early diagnosis of autism in the community is associated with marked improvement in social symptoms within 1-2 years. Autism 2021 Oct 8:13623613211049011. doi: 10.1177/13623613211049011. Online ahead of print. PDF

  • Avni I, Meiri G, Michaelovski A, Menashe I, Shmuelof L, Dinstein I. Basic oculomotor function is similar in young children with ASD and typically developing controls. Autism Res. 2021 Dec;14(12):2580-2591. doi: 10.1002/aur.2592. Epub 2021 Aug 18. PDF

  • Kerub O, Rosental A, Haas E, Meiri G, Menashe I, Davidovitch N. "A proposed Service Model for Early Identification of Autistic Spectrum Disorder in Ethnic Communities in Southern Israel" Health Soc Care Community. 2022 Jul;30(4):1391-1399. doi: 10.1111/hsc.13469. Epub 2021 Jun 3. PDF

  • Manelis-Baram L, Meiri G, Ilan M, Faroy M, Michaelovski A, Flusser H, Menashe I, Dinstein I. "Sleep Disturbances and Sensory Sensitivities Co-Vary in a Longitudinal Manner in Pre-School Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders." J Autism Dev Disord. 2022 Feb;52(2):923-937. doi: 10.1007/s10803-021-04973-2. Epub 2021 Apr 9  PDF


  • Regev O,  Cohen G,  Hadar A,  Michaelovski A, Flusser H, Meiri G, Dinstein I, Hershkovitch R, Menashe I "Association Between Abnormal Fetal Head Growth and Autism Spectrum Disorder" J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2021 Aug;60(8):986-997. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2020.11.019. Epub 2020 Dec 27. PDF

  • Kerub O, Haas EJ, Meiri G, Bilenko N, Flusser H, Michaelovski A, Dinstein I, Davidovitch N, Menashe I.​ "Ethnic disparities in the diagnosis of autism in southern Israel" Autism Res. 2021 Jan;14(1):193-201. doi: 10.1002/aur.2421. Epub 2020 Oct 20. PDF

  • Ilan M, Meiri G, Manelis-Baram L, Faroy M, Michaelovski A, Flusser H, Binoun-Chaki H, Segev-Cojocaru R, Dotan O, Schtaierman H, Menashe I, Dinstein I. "Young autism spectrum disorder children in special and mainstream education setings have similar behavioral characteristics" Autism Res. 2021 Apr;14(4):699-708. doi: 10.1002/aur.2400. Epub 2020 Oct 1.  PDF

  • Dinstein I, Arazi A, Golan H , Koller J, Elliott E, Gozes I, Shulman C, Shifman S, Raz R, Davidovitch N, Gev T, Aran A, Stolar O, Ben-Itzchak E, Mor Snir I,srael-Yaacov S, Bauminger-Zviely N, Bonneh Y.S, Gal E, Shamay-Tsoory S, Zaidman Zait A, Hadad B, Gross R, Faroy M, Bachmat E, Eran A, Uzefovsky F, Flusser H, Michaelovski A, Levine S.Z, Kodesh A, Gothelf D, Marom D, Baris Feldman H, Ben Yosef D, Mimouni Bloch A, Sadaka Y, Schtaierman C, Davidovitch M, Begin M, Gabis L.V, Zachor D, Menashe I, Golan O, Meiri G. "The national autism database of Israel: a resource for studying autism risk factors, biomarkers, outcome measures, and treatment efficacy" Journal of Molecular Neuroscience, 2020 Sep;70(9):1303-1312  PDF

  • Eni M, Dinstein I, Ilan M, Menashe I, Meiri G, Zigel Y. "Estimating Autism Severity in Young Children from Speech Signals Using a Deep Neural Network." IEEE Access, 2020 Jul  PDF

  • Hendel Y, Meiri G, Flusser H, Michaelovski A, Dinstein I, and  Menashe I. "Factors Affecting Family Compliance with Genetic Testing of Children Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder." J Autism Dev Disord. 2020 Jul 11. PDF

  • Menashe I, Dinstein I, Flusser H, Michaelovski A, Bashiri A, Meiri G. "False Interpretation of Scientific Data Leads to Biased Conclusions About the Association Between Cesarean Deliveries Under General Anesthesia and Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorder." J Autism Dev Disord. 2020 Feb 19. PDF

  • Daniel E. and Menashe I. “Exploring the familial role of social responsiveness differences between savant and non-savant children with autism.” Sci. Rep.  2020 Feb 10;10(1):2255 PDF

  • Dizitzer Y, Meiri G, Michaelovski A, Flusser H, Dinstein I and  Menashe I. “Comorbidity and Health Services' Usage in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder“ Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci. 2020 Jan 28; PDF

  • Satterstrom FK, the Autism Sequencing Consortium and Buxbaum JD “Large-Scale Exome Sequencing Study Implicates Both Developmental and Functional Changes in the Neurobiology of Autism” Cell. Jan 23. pii: S0092-8674(19)31398-4. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2019.12.036. PDF


  • Arazi A, Meiri G, Danan D, Michaelovski A, Flusser H, Menashe I, Tarasiuk A, Dinstein I. "Reduced sleep pressure in young children with autism" Sleep. 2019 Dec 18;. PDF

  • Avni I, Meiri G, Bar-Sinai A, Manelis L, Reboh D, Flusser H, Michaelovski A, Menashe I, and  Dinstein I. "Children with autism observe social interactions in an idiosyncratic manner" Autism Res. 2019 Oct 26. doi: 10.1002/aur.2234.  PDF

  • Manelis L, Meiri G, Ilan M, Flusser H, Michaelovski A, Faroy M, Kerub O, Dinstein I, and  Menashe I. "Language regression is associated with faster early motor development in children with autism spectrum disorder" Autism Res. 2019 13(1):145-156. PDF

  • Tsur N. Menashe I, Haviv Y. “Risk factors associated with mortality of patients with chronic kidney disease” Sci Rep. 2019 Jul 23;9(1):10633 PDF

  • Budman I, Meiri G, Ilan M, Faroy M, Langer A, Reboh D, Michaelovski A, Flusser H, Menashe I, Donchin O, and Dinstein I "Quantifying the social symptoms of autism using motion capture" Sci Rep. 2019 May 22;9(1):7712 PDF

  • Huberman Samuel M, Meiri G, Dinstein I, Flusser H, Michaelovski A, Bashiri A, Menashe I. "Exposure to General Anesthesia May Contribute to the Association between Cesarean Delivery and Autism Spectrum Disorder." J Autism Dev Disord. 2019 May 31 PDF


  • Kerub O, Haas EJ, Meiri G, Davidovitch N, Menashe I. "A Comparison Between Two Screening Approaches for ASD Among Toddlers in Israel." J Autism Dev Disord. 2018 Aug 11 PDF

  • Tzischinsky O, Meiri G, Manelis L, Bar-Sinai A, Flusser H, Michaelovski A, Zivan O, Ilan M, Faroy M, Menashe I, Dinstein I. "Sleep disturbances are associated with specific sensory sensitivities in children with autism." Mol Autism. 2018 Mar 27  PDF

  • Levaot Y, Meiri G, Dinstein I, Menashe I, Shoham-Vardi I. "Autism prevalence and severity in Bedouin-Arabs and Jewish communities in southern Israel" Community Men. Health J. 2018 Jan 31 PDF


  • Meiri G, Azulay C, Menashe I. "Characteristics Associated with Drugs Prescription and Compliance among Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder" J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2017 Dec 21 PDF

  • Meiri G, Dinstein I, Michaelowski A, Flusser H, Ilan M, Faroy M, Bar-Sinai A, Manelis L, Stolowicz D, Yosef LL, Davidovitch N, Golan H, Arbelle S, Menashe I. "The Negev hospital-university-based (HUB) autism database". J Autism Dev Disord. 2017 Jun 19 PDF


  • Larsen EC*, Menashe I*, Ziats MN, Pereanu W, Packer A, Banerjee-Basu S. "A Systematic Variant Annotation Approach for Ranking Genes Associated with Autism Spectrum Disorders". Mol Autism, 2016;  Oct 21;7:44  *equal contribution PDF

  • Tsur E, Friger M,  Menashe I. "The Unique Evolutionary Signature of Genes Associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder". Bahav. Genet. 2016 Nov;46(6):754-762 PDF


  • Grange P, Menashe I,  Hawrylycz M. "Cell-type-specific neuroanatomy of brain-wide expression of autism-related genes". Front. Comput. Neurosci. 2015 doi: 10.3389/fncom.2015.00055 PDF


  • Abrahams B, Arking D, Campell D, Mefford H, Morrow E, Weiss L, Menashe I, Wadkins T, Basu S and Packer A. "SFARI Gene 2.0: a community-driven knowledgebase for the Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs)". Mol Autism, 2013; 3;4(1):36 PDF

  • Menashe I, Grange P, Larsen EC, Banerjee-Basu S, Mitra PP. "Co-expression profiling of autism genes in the mouse brain". PLoS Comput Biol 2013; 9(7): e1003128. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003128 PDF

  • Menashe I, Larsen EC, Banerjee-Basu S. "Prioritization of copy number variation loci associated with autism from AutDB - an integrative multi-study genetic database". PLoS One. 2013; 8(6): e66707. PDF

  • Hu W, Bassig B.A, Xu J, Zheng T, Zhang Y, Berndt S I, Holford T.R, Hosgood H.D, Leaderer, B Yeager M, Menashe I, Boyle P, Zou Z, Zhu Y, Chanock S, Lan Q, Rothman N. "Polymorphisms in pattern‐recognition genes in the innate immunity system and risk of non‐Hodgkin lymphoma" Environ Mol Mutagen. 2013;54(1):72-7 PDF


  • Menashe I, Figueroa JD, Garcia-Closas M, Chatterjee N, Malats N, Picornell A, Maeder D, Yang Q, Prokunina-Olsson L, Wang Z, Real FX, Jacobs KB, Baris D, Thun M, Albanes D, Purdue MP, Kogevinas M, Hutchinson A, Fu YP, Tang W, Burdette L, Tardón A, Serra C, Carrato A, García-Closas R, Lloreta J, Johnson A, Schwenn M, Schned A, Andriole G Jr, Black A, Jacobs EJ, Diver RW, Gapstur SM, Weinstein SJ, Virtamo J, Caporaso NE, Landi MT, Fraumeni JF Jr, Chanock SJ, Silverman DT, Rothman N."Large-scale pathway-based analysis of bladder cancer genome-wide association data from five studies of European background" PLoS One 2012;7(1):e29396. PDF

  • Kumar A, Swanwick CC, Johnson N, Menashe I, Basu SN, Bales ME, Banerjee-Basu S. "A brain region-specific predictive gene map for autism derived by profiling a reference gene set." PLoS One 2011;6(12):e28431 PDF

  • Bassig BA, Zheng T, Zhang Y, Berndt SI, Holford TR, Hosgood HD 3rd, Hu W, Leaderer B, Yeager M, Menashe I, Boyle P, Xu J, Zou K, Zhu Y, Chanock S, Rothman N, Lan Q. "Polymorphisms in complement system genes and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma" Environ Mol Mutagen. 2012 Mar;53(2):145-51. PDF

  • Van Bemmel DM, Boffetta P, Liao LM, Berndt SI, Menashe I, Yeager M, Chanock S, Karami S, Zaridze D, Matteev V, Janout V, Kollarova H, Bencko V, Navratilova M, Szeszenia-Dabrowska N, Mates D, Slamova A, Rothman N, Han SS, Rosenberg PS, Brennan P, Chow WH, Moore LE. "Comprehensive analysis of 5-aminolevulinic acid dehydrogenase (ALAD) variants and renal cell carcinoma risk among individuals exposed to lead" PLoS One 2011;6(7):e20432 PDF

  • Meyer TE, Chu LW, Li Q, Yu K, Rosenberg PS, Menashe I, Chokkalingam AP, Quraishi SM, Huang WY, Weiss JM, Kaaks R, Hayes RB, Chanock SJ, Hsing AW “The association between inflammation-related genes and serum androgen levels in men: The prostate, lung, colorectal, and ovarian study” The Prostate 2012 Jan;72(1):65-71. PDF


  • Lan Q, Wang SS, Menashe I, Armstrong B, Zhang Y, Hartge P, Purdue MP, Holford TR, Morton LM, Kricker A, Cerhan JR, Grulich A, Cozen W, Zahm SH, Yeager M, Vajdic CM, Schenk M, Leaderer B, Yuenger J, Severson RK, Chatterjee N, Chanock SJ, Zheng T, Rothman N. "Genetic variation in Th1/Th2 pathway genes and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a pooled analysis of three population-based case-control studies". Br J Haematol 2011; 153(3):341-350 PDF

  • Lozier J, Rosenberg PS, Goedert JJ, and Menashe I. “A case-control study of candidate immunoregulatory genes reveals haplotypes that influence inhibitor risk in severe hemophilia A” Haemophilia  2011;  Jul;17(4):641-9 PDF

  • Hosgood HD 3rd, Purdue MP, Wang SS, Zheng T, Morton LM, Lan Q, Menashe I, Zhang Y, Cerhan JR, Grulich A, Cozen W, Yeager M, Holford TR, Vajdic CM, Davis S, Leaderer B, Kricker A, Schenk M, Zahm SH, Chatterjee N, Chanock SJ, Rothman N, Hartge P, Armstrong B. “ A pooled analysis of three studies evaluating genetic variation in immune-related genes and non-Hodgkin lymphoma risk” Br J Haematol 2011 Mar;152(6):721-6. PDF

  • Wang SS, Menashe I, Cerhan JR, Cozen W, Severson RK, Davis S, Hutchinson A, Rothman N, Chanock SJ, Bernstein L, Hartge P, Morton LM. “Variations in chromosomes 9 and 6p21.3 with risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma” Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev., 2011; 20(1):42-9 PDF

  • Purdue MP, Lan Q, Menashe I, Zheng T, Zhang Y, Yeager M, Hosgood HD 3rd, Zahm SH, Chanock SJ, Rothman N, Baris D.  “Variation in innate immunity genes and risk of multiple myeloma”, Hematol Oncol 2011 Mar;29(1):42-6 PDF


  • Shen M*, Menashe I*, Morton LM, Zhang Y, Armstrong B, Wang SS, Lan Q, Hartge P, Purdue MP, Cerhan JR, Grulich A, Cozen W, Yeager M, Holford TR, Vajdic CM, Davis S, Leaderer B, Kricker A, Severson RK, Zahm SH, Chatterjee N, Rothman N, Chanock SJ, Zheng T. “Polymorphisms in DNA repair genes and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in a pooled analysis of three studies” Br J Haematol 2010; 151(3):239-44   *equal contribution PDF

  • Chu LW, Meyer TE, Li Q, Menashe I, Yu K, Rosenberg PS, Huang WY, Quraishi SM, Kaaks R, Weiss JM, Hayes RB, Chanock SJ, and Hsing AW. “Association between genetic variants in the 8q24 cancer risk regions and circulating levels of androgens and sex-hormone binding globulin”. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2010; 19(7):1848-54. PDF

  • Lee KM, Baris D, Zhang Y, Hosgood HD 3rd, Menashe I, Yeager M, Zahm SH, Wang SS, Purdue MP, Chanock S, Zheng T, Rothman N, Lan Q "Common single nucleotide polymorphisms in immunoregulatory genes and multiple myeloma risk among women in Connecticut", 2010; Am J Hematol 85(8):560-3 PDF

  • Menashe I, Maeder D, Garcia-Closas M, Figueroa JD, Bhattacharjee S, Rotunno M, Kraft P, Hunter DJ, Chanock SJ, Rosenberg PS, and Chatterjee N. “Pathway analysis of breast cancer genome wide association study highlights three pathways and one canonical signaling cascade” Cancer Res 2010; 70(11):4453-9 PDF

  • Rosenberg PS, Menashe I, Jatoi I, Anderson WF. “Re: Racial Disparities in Cancer Survival Among Randomized Clinical Trials of the Southwest Oncology Group”. 2010; J Natl Cancer Inst 24;102(4):277 PDF

  • Andreotti G, Boffetta P, Rosenberg PS, Berndt SI, Karami S, Menashe I, Yeager M, Chanock SJ, Zaridze D, Matteev V, Janout V, Kollarova H, Bencko V, Navratilova M, Szeszenia-Dabrowska N, Mates D, Rothman N, Brennan P, Chow WH, Moore LE. “Variants in blood pressure genes and the risk of renal cell carcinoma”, Carcinogenesis 2010; 31(4):614-20 PDF


  • Andreotti G, Menashe I, Chen J, Chang SC, Rashid A, Gao YT, Han TQ, Sakoda LC, Chanock S, Rosenberg PS, Hsing AW. "Genetic determinants of serum lipid levels in Chinese subjects: a population-based study in Shanghai, China". Eur J Epidemiol. 2009; 24(12):763-74. PDF

  • Moore LE, Brennan P, Karami S, Menashe I, Berndt SI, Dong LM, Meisner A, Yeager M, Chanock S, Colt J, Schwartz K, Davis F, Zaridze D, Mattveev V, Janout V, Kollarova H, Bencko V, Navratilova M, Szeszenia-Dabrowska N, Mates D, Holcatova I, Boffetta P, Chow WH, Rosenberg PS, Rothman N. "Apolipoprotein E/C1 locus variants modify renal cell carcinoma risk. Cancer Res. 2009 Oct 15;69(20):8001-8. PDF

  • Karami S, Brennan P, Rosenberg PS, Navratilova M, Mates D, Zaridze D, Janout  V, Kollarova H, Bencko V, Matveev V, Szeszenia-Dabrowska N, Holcatova I, Yeager M, Chanock S, Menashe I, Rothman N, Chow WH, Boffetta P, Moore LE. "Analysis of SNPs and haplotypes in vitamin D pathway genes and renal cancer risk". PLoS One. 2009 Sep 15;4(9):e7013. PDF

  • Hosgood HD 3rd, Menashe I, He X, Chanock S, Lan Q. "PTEN identified as important risk factor of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease". Respir Med. 2009  Dec;103(12):1866-70. PDF

  • Dong LM, Brennan P, Karami S, Hung RJ, Menashe I, Berndt SI, Yeager M, Chanock S, Zaridze D, Matveev V, Janout V, Kollarova H, Bencko V, Schwartz K, Davis F, Navratilova M, Szeszenia-Dabrowska N, Mates D, Colt JS, Holcatova I, Boffetta P, Rothman N, Chow WH, Rosenberg PS, Moore LE. "An analysis of growth, differentiation and apoptosis genes with risk of renal cancer". PLoS One. 2009 Mar 24;4(3):e4895. PDF

  • Menashe I, Anderson WF, Jatoi I, Rosenberg PS. Underlying causes of the black-white racial disparity in breast cancer mortality: a population-based analysis. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2009 Jul 15;101(14):993-1000. PDF

  • Lan Q, Morton LM, Armstrong B, Hartge P, Menashe I, Zheng T, Purdue MP, Cerhan JR, Zhang Y, Grulich A, Cozen W, Yeager M, Holford TR, Vajdic CM, Davis S, Leaderer B, Kricker A, Schenk M, Zahm SH, Chatterjee N, Chanock SJ, Rothman N, Wang SS. "Genetic variation in caspase genes and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a pooled analysis of 3 population-based case-control studies". Blood. 2009 Jul 9;114(2):264-7. PDF

  • Wang SS, Purdue MP, Cerhan JR, Zheng T, Menashe I, Armstrong BK, Lan Q, Hartge P, Kricker A, Zhang Y, Morton LM, Vajdic CM, Holford TR, Severson RK, Grulich A, Leaderer BP, Davis S, Cozen W, Yeager M, Chanock SJ, Chatterjee N, Rothman N. Common gene variants in the tumor necrosis factor (TNF) and TNF receptor superfamilies and NF-kB transcription factors and non-Hodgkin lymphoma risk. PLoS One. 2009;4(4):e5360. PDF

  • Hosgood HD 3rd, Baris D, Zhang Y, Berndt SI, Menashe I, Morton LM, Lee KM, Yeager M, Zahm SH, Chanock S, Zheng T, Lan Q. "Genetic variation in cell cycle and apoptosis related genes and multiple myeloma risk". Leuk Res. 2009 Dec;33(12):1609-14. PDF

  • Morton LM, Purdue MP, Zheng T, Wang SS, Armstrong B, Zhang Y, Menashe I, Chatterjee N, Davis S, Lan Q, Vajdic CM, Severson RK, Holford TR, Kricker A, Cerhan JR, Leaderer B, Grulich A, Yeager M, Cozen W, Hoar Zahm S, Chanock SJ, Rothman N, Hartge P. "Risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma associated with germline variation in genes that regulate the cell cycle, apoptosis, and lymphocyte development". Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009 Apr;18(4):1259-70. PDF

  • Shen M, Vermeulen R, Rajaraman P, Menashe I, He X, Chapman RS, Yeager M, Thomas G, Burdett L, Hutchinson A, Yuenger J, Chanock S, Lan Q. "Polymorphisms in  innate immunity genes and lung cancer risk in Xuanwei, China". Environ Mol Mutagen. 2009 May;50(4):285-90. PDF

  • Anderson WF, Rosenberg PS, Menashe I, Mitani A, Pfeiffer RM. "Age-related crossover in breast cancer incidence rates between black and white ethnic groups". J Natl Cancer Inst. 2008 Dec 17;100(24):1804-14. PDF

  • Purdue MP, Lan Q, Wang SS, Kricker A, Menashe I, Zheng TZ, Hartge P, Grulich  AE, Zhang Y, Morton LM, Vajdic CM, Holford TR, Severson RK, Leaderer BP, Cerhan JR, Yeager M, Cozen W, Jacobs K, Davis S, Rothman N, Chanock SJ, Chatterjee N, Armstrong BK. "A pooled investigation of Toll-like receptor gene variants and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma". Carcinogenesis. 2009 Feb;30(2):275-81. PDF


  • Hosgood HD 3rd, Menashe I, Shen M, Yeager M, Yuenger J, Rajaraman P, He X, Chatterjee N, Caporaso NE, Zhu Y, Chanock SJ, Zheng T, Lan Q. "Pathway-based evaluation of 380 candidate genes and lung cancer susceptibility suggests the importance of the cell cycle pathway". Carcinogenesis. 2008 Oct;29(10):1938-43. PDF

  • Menashe I, Rosenberg PS, Chen BE. "PGA: power calculator for case-control genetic association analyses". BMC Genet. 2008 May 13;9:36. PDF


  • Menashe I, Abaffy T, Hasin Y, Goshen S, Yahalom V, Luetje CW, Lancet D. "Genetic elucidation of human hyperosmia to isovaleric acid". PLoS Biol. 2007 Oct 30;5(11):e284. PDF

  • Menashe I, Aloni R, Lancet D. "A probabilistic classifier for olfactory receptor pseudogenes". BMC Bioinformatics. 2006 Aug 29;7:393. PDF

  • Menashe I, Man O, Lancet D, Gilad Y. "Different noses for different people". Nat Genet. 2003 Jun;34(2):143-4. PDF

  • Menashe I, Man O, Lancet D, Gilad Y. "Population differences in haplotype structure within a human olfactory receptor gene cluster". Hum Mol Genet. 2002 Jun 1;11(12):1381-90. PDF



  • Menashe I, Lancet D. "Variations in the human olfactory receptor pathway". Cel Mol Life Sci. 2006 Jul;63(13):1485-93. PDF

  • Kerub O, Haas E, Menashe I, Davidovitch N, Meiri G. "Autism Spectrum Disorder: Evolution of Disorder Definition, Risk Factors and Demographic Characteristics in Israel" Isr Med Assoc J. 2018 Sep;20(9):576-581  PDF


Book Chapters

  • Menashe I., Feldmesser E. and Lancet D. “The genetic basis of olfactory deficits”. A book chapter in 'Genomic Disorders: The Genomic Basis of Diseases’, 2006; 101, HUMANA Press 

  • Menashe I. and Lancet D. “The genetic basis of smell perception”. Kriat beinaim (Hebrew), 2004; (5), 2

bottom of page