Ram Krishna Chandyo
- Visitor AddressAlrek helseklynge, blokk D, Årstadveien 175009 Bergen
- Postal AddressPostboks 78045020 Bergen
- Child health and nutrition
- Research methodology and epidemiology
- (2022). The association between biomass fuel use for cooking and linear growth in young children in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Environment International. 15 pages.
- (2022). Full breastfeeding protection against common enteric bacteria and viruses: Results from the MAL-ED cohort study. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 759-769.
- (2020). Early life experiences and trajectories of cognitive development. Pediatrics.
- (2019). The association between heart rate variability and neurocognitive and socio-emotional development in nepalese infants. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 1-10.
- (2019). Parental height modifies the association between linear growth and neurodevelopment in infancy. Acta Paediatrica. 1825-1832.
- (2019). Engagement in agriculture protects against food insecurity and malnutrition in peri-urban Nepal. Current Developments in Nutrition (CDN). 1-9.
- (2019). Determinants of cognitive development in the early life of children in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Frontiers in Psychology. 10 pages.
- (2018). Relationships among common illness symptoms and the protective effect of breastfeeding in early childhood in MAL-ED: An eight-country cohort study. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 904-912.
- (2018). Maternal and infant vitamin B12 status during infancy predict linear growth at 5 years. Pediatric Research. 611-618.
- (2018). Kitchen PM2.5 concentrations and child acute lower respiratory infection in Bhaktapur, Nepal: The importance of fuel type. Environmental Research. 546-553.
- (2018). Environmental Enteropathy, Micronutrient Adequacy and Length Velocity in Nepalese Children - the Mal-Ed Birth Cohort Study. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - JPGN.
- (2018). Cobalamin and folate status among breastfed infants in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Nutrients. 1-11.
- (2018). Acceptability and reliability of the Bayley Scales of infant and Toddler Development-III Among Children in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Frontiers in Psychology. 1-10.
- (2017). Vitamin B-12 status in infancy is positively associated with development and cognitive functioning 5 y later in Nepalese children. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 1122-1131.
- (2017). Vaccine coverage and adherence to EPI schedules in eight resource poor settings in the MAL-ED cohort study. Vaccine. 443-451.
- (2017). Tracking of infant and young child feeding practices among 9- to 24-month-old children in Nepal: The MAL-ED Birth Cohort Study. Public Health Nutrition. 355-364.
- (2017). The effect of vitamin B12 supplementation in Nepalese infants on growth and development: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 1-9.
- (2017). Severely inadequate micronutrient intake among children 9-24 months in Nepal - The MAL-ED birth cohort study. Maternal & Child Nutrition. 1-10.
- (2017). Aflatoxin exposure during the first 36 months of life was not associated with impaired growth in Nepalese children: An extension of the MAL-ED study. PLOS ONE. 1-12.
- (2017). 25-hydroxy-vitamin D concentration is not affected by severe or non-severe pneumonia, or inflammation, in young children. Nutrients. 1-11.
- (2016). Vitamin status among breastfed infants in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Nutrients.
- (2016). The prevalence of anemia and iron deficiency is more common in breastfed infants than their mothers in Bhaktapur, Nepal. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 456-462.
- (2016). Nutritional intake and status of cobalamin and folate among non-pregnant women of reproductive age in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Nutrients.
- (2016). Low Prevalence of Vitamin D Insufficiency among Nepalese Infants Despite High Prevalence of Vitamin D Insufficiency among Their Mothers. Nutrients. E825.
- (2016). Iodine concentration in breastmilk and urine among lactating women of Bhaktapur, Nepal. Nutrients. 255.
- (2016). Dietary B vitamins and serum C-reactive protein in persons with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection: the positive living with HIV (POLH) Study. Food and Nutrition Bulletin. 517-528.
- (2016). A comparison of diarrheal severity scores in the MAL-ED multisite community-based cohort study. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - JPGN. 466-473.
- (2015). Prevalence of iron deficiency and anemia among young children with acute diarrhea in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Healthcare. 593-606.
- (2015). PM2.5 in household kitchens of Bhaktapur, Nepal, using four different cooking fuels. Atmospheric Environment. 159-168.
- (2015). Low dietary diversity and micronutrient adequacy among lactating women in a peri-urban area of Nepal. Public Health Nutrition. 3201-3210.
- (2015). Cytokine concentrations in plasma from children with severe and non-severe community acquired pneumonia. PLOS ONE. 16 pages.
- (2014). Iron deficiency is uncommon among lactating women in urban Nepal, despite a high risk of inadequate dietary iron intake. British Journal of Nutrition. 132-141.
- (2014). Infant feeding practices, dietary adequacy, and micronutrient status measures in the MAL-ED study. Clinical Infectious Diseases. S248-S254.
- (2014). Cobalamin and folate status in 6 to 35 months old children presenting with acute diarrhea in Bhaktapur, Nepal. PLOS ONE.
- (2014). Bhaktapur, Nepal: The MAL-ED birth cohort study in Nepal. Clinical Infectious Diseases. S300-S303.
- (2013). Acute Lower Respiratory Infection in Childhood and Household Fuel Use in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Environmental Health Perspectives. 637-642.
- (2012). Risk factors for extended duration of acute diarrhea in young children. PLOS ONE.
- (2012). Infant feeding practices in Bhaktapur, Nepal: across-sectional, health facility based survey. International Breastfeeding Journal. 8 pages.
- (2010). Two weeks of zinc administration to Nepalese children with pneumonia does not reduce the incidence of pneumonia or diarrhea during the next six months. Journal of Nutrition. 1677-1682.
- (2010). Respiratory viruses in Nepalese children with and without pneumonia: a case-control study. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 731-735.
- (2010). Clinical presentation and severity of viral community-acquired pneumonia in young Nepalese children. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. e1-e6.
- (2010). A randomized controlled trial of the effect of zinc as adjuvant therapy in children 2-35 mo of age with severe or nonsevere pneumonia in Bhaktapur, Nepal. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 1667-1674.
- (2009). Zinc deficiency is common among healthy women of reproductive age in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Journal of Nutrition. 594-597.
- (2009). RNA viruses in community-acquired childhood pneumonia in semi-urban Nepal; a cross-sectional study. BMC Medicine. 12 pages.
- (2010). Nutritional problems among women of reproductive age in rural populations in hill areas in India and Nepal and how they can be reduced by increased intake of Ricebean. .
- (2012). Impacts of changes in grain pulse (legume) consumption on micronutrient supply of rural women in Nepal and North India.
- (2010). Orphan crops and nutrition: the potential of ricebean (Vigna umbellata) to reduce ‘hidden hunger’ among rural women in India and Nepal.
- (2010). How do ricebean and other pulses meet nutrient deficiencies among women of reproductive age in rural populations in hill areas in India and Nepal?
- (2011). Zinc, Iron and Infection- studies in children and women in Nepa.
- (2013). DIETARY IRON INTAKE AND IRON STATUS AMONG LACTATING WOMEN IN BHAKTAPUR, NEPAL. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. 641-642.
- (2009). EFFICACY OF SHORT COURSE ORAL ZINC GIVEN DURING PNEUMONIA ON SUBSEQUENT MORBIDITY AMONG YOUNG CHILDREN IN NEPAL. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. 264-264.
- (2008). RNA Viruses Are an Important Cause of Community-acquired Pneumonia in Nepalese Children Living in a Semi-urban District in Kathmandu Valley. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. E56-E56.
- (2016). Prevalence of vitamin A deficiency among lactating mothers and infants in Bhaktapur, Nepal.
- (2009). Folate and vitamin B12 status in young nepalese children.
Academic literature review
- (2017). The effects of vitamin B12 supplementation in pregnancy and postpartum on growth and neurodevelopment in early childhood: Study Protocol for a Randomized Placebo Controlled Trial. BMJ Open.
- Acute Diarrhea Research Project (study on zinc for acute diarrhea among Nepalese children), 1998-2000
- Prevalence of micronutrient deficiencies among women of reproductive age in Nepal, 2001-2002
- Child Health Research Project (study on Zinc as adjuvant therapy during pneumonia in Nepalese children. Community based randomized placebo controlled clinical trial, 2003- 2007.
- Breastfeeding and Micronutrient status among 500 infants and mother pair, 2007-2008
- Etiology, Risk Factors and Interactions of Enteric Infections and Malnutrition and the Consequences for Child Health and Development (MAL-ED), since 2010 ongoing, http://mal-ed.fnih.org
- MD-Saint Petersburg Pediatric Medical Academy,Russia, 1997
- MPhil in Health Science, Center for International Health, UiB, 2002
- PhD (Zinc, iron and infection-studies in children and women in Nepal, Center for International Health, UiB, 2011