Peer-Reviewed Publications:

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  1. Huang Y , Zhang, W, Go, K,Tsuchiya, K, Skupsky, D, Nomura, Y (2020). Altered growth trajectory in children born to mothers with gestational diabetes mellitus and preeclampsia. Arch Gynecol Obstet, 1-9.
  2. Zhang W, Ham J, Li Q, Deyssenroth MA, Lambertini L, et al. (2020) Moderate prenatal stress may buffer the impact of Superstorm Sandy on placental genes: Stress in Pregnancy (SIP) Study. PLOS ONE 15(1): e0226605


  1. Zhang W., Rajedran K., Ham J., Finik J., Buthmann J., Davey K., Pehme P. M., Dana K., Pritchett A., Laws H., & Nomura Y. (2018). Prenatal exposure to disaster-related traumatic stress and developmental trajectories of temperament in early childhood: Superstorm Sandy pregnancy studyJournal of Affective Disorders, 234; 335-345.
  2. Zhang W., Finik J., Dana K., Glover V., Ham J., & Nomura Y. (2018). Prenatal depression and infant temperament: The moderating role of placental gene expressionInfancy, 23(2); 211-231.
  3. Pehme P. M., Zhang W., Finik J., Pritchett A., Buthmann J., Dana K., Hao K., & Nomura Y. (2018). Placental MAOA expression mediates prenatal stress effects on temperament in 12-month-oldsInfant and Child Development, 6(1); 1-12.
  4. Buthmann J., Finik J., & Nomura Y. (2018). Sex differences in the relations between infant infant temperament and electrodermal responses in early childhoodInternational Journal of Behavioral Development.
  5. Zhang W., Qian L., Deyssenroth M., Lambertini L., Finik J., Ham J., Huang Y., Tsuchiya K. J., Pehme P. M., Buthmann J., Yoshida S., Chen J., & Nomura Y. (2018). Timing of prenatal exposure to trauma and altered placental expressions of HPA-axis genes and genes driving neurodevelopmentJournal of Neuroendocrinology, 30(4).
  6. Buthmann, J., Ham., J., Davey, K., Finik, J., Dana, K., Pehme, P., Zhang, W., Glover, V., & Nomura, Y. (2018). Infant temperament: Repercussions of Superstorm Sandy-related maternal stressChild Psychiatry & Human Development, 1-13.
  7. Zhang, W., Li, Q., Deyssenroth, M., Lambertini, L., Finik, J., Ham, J., Huang, Y., Tsuchiya, K. J., Pehme, P., Buthmann, J., Yoshida, S., Chen, J., & Nomura, Y. (2018). Timing of prenatal exposure to trauma and altered placental expressions of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis genes and genes driving neurodevelopmentJournal of Endocrinology, 30(4); e12581.


  1. Deyssenroth M. A., Li Q., Lacasaña M., Nomura Y., Marist C., & Chen J. (2017). Expression of placental regulatory genes is associated with fetal growth. Journal of Perinatal Medicine, 45(7); 887-893.
  2. Finik J., Buthmann J., Zhang W., & Nomura Y. (2017). Impact of maternal depression and exposure to natural disaster on placental gene expressionPlacenta, 57; 302-303.
  3. Nomura, Y., John, R. M., Janssen, A. B., Davey, C., Finik, J., Buthmann, J., Glover, V., & Lambertini, L. (2017). Neurodevelopmental consequences in offspring of mothers with preeclampsia during pregnancy: underlying biological mechanism via imprinting genesArchives of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 295(6); 1319-1329.