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Simic, N. N., Asztalos, E.V., Rovet, J. 3-month neurocognitive development in preterm infants: Impact of thyroid hormone deficiency and neonatal medical morbidity. Thyroid 2009,19: 395-401

Nulman, I., Rovet, J., Barrera, M., Knittel-Keren, D., Feldman, B.M., Koren, G. Neurodevelopment of children exposed to maternal nausea and vomiting of pregnancy and diclectin. J Pediatrics 2009, Apr 23 Co-PA.

Aimone, A., Vaughan J., Ward, W., Jefferies, A., Campbell, D.M., Asztalos, E., Feldman, F., Rovet, J., Westall, C., Whyte, H., O’Connor, D.L. Growth and body composition of human mild-fed premature infants provided with extra energy and nutrients early after hospital discharge: One year follow-up. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition e-pub ahead of print, 2009.


Murphy K.E., Hannah M.E. Willan, A.R., Hewson, S.A., Ohlsson, A., Kelly, E.N., Matthews, S.G., Saigal, S., Asztalos, E., Ross, S., Delisle, M.F., Amankwah, K., Gusell, P., Gafni, A., Lee, S.K., Armson, B.A., MACS Collaborative Group. Multiple courses of antenatal corticosteroids for preterm birth (MACS): a randomized controlled trial. Lancet 2008, 372: 2143-2151.

Nash, K., Sheard, E., Rovet, J., Koren, G. Understanding fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs): toward identfication of a behavioral phenotype. Scientific World Journal 2008, 8: 873-882.

Rovet, J., Simic, N. The role of transient hypothyroxinemia of prematurity (THOP) in development of visual abilities. Seminars in Perinatology 2008, 32: 431-437.

Willoughby, K.A., Sheard, E.D., Nash, K., Rovet, J. Effects of prenatal alcohol exposure on hippocampal volume, verbal learning, and spatial memory. Journal of the International Neurological Society 2008, 14, 1022-1033 SRA.

Till, C., Koren, B., Rovet, J. Workplace standards for exposure to toxicants during pregnancy. Canadian Journal of Public Health 2008 99:572-474 Co-PA.

Arbuckle, T.E., Hauser, R., Swan, S.H, Mao, C.S., Longnecker, M.P., Main, K.M., Whyatt, R.M., Mendola, P., Legrand, M., Rovet, J., Till C., Wade, M., Jarrell, J., Matthews, S., Van Vliet, G., Bornehag, C., Mieusset, R. Meeting Report: Measuring endocrine-sensitive endpoints within the first years of life. Environmental Health Perspectives 2008: 116 (7) 948-951 CA.

O’Connor, D.L., Khan, S., Wishuhm K., Vaughan, J., Jefferies, A., Campbell, D., Asztalos, E., Feldman, M., Rovet, J., Westall, C., Whyte, H. Growth and nutrient intakes of human milk-fed premature infants provided with extra energy and nutrients after hospital discharge: A pilot randomized controlled trial. Pediatrics 2008:121:766-776 CA.

Urowitz, M.B., Gladman, D.D., Ibañez,, D., MacKinnon, A., Bruto, V., Rovet, J., Silverman, E. Neurocognitive abnormalities in offspring of mothers with SLE. Lupus 2008: 17(6):555-560 CA.


Caprara D, Nash K, Greenbaum R, Rovet J, Koren G. (2007). Novel approaches to the diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Neuroscience Biobehavioral Review, 31, 254-260. Abstract


Becker DV, Braverman LE, Delange F, Franklyn JA, Hollowell JG, Lamm SH, Mitchell ML, Pearce E, Robbins J, Rovet J. (2006). Iodine supplementation for pregnancy and lactation – United States and Canada: Recommendations of the American Thyroid Association. Thyroid, 16, 949-951. Abstract

Nash K, Rovet J, Greenbaum R, Fantus E, Koren G. (2006). Defining the Behavioural Phenotype in children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD): Sensitivity, Specificity and Screening Potential. Arch Women’s Mental Health, 9,181-186. Abstract

Hepworth S, Pang E, Rovet J. (2006). Word and Face Recognition in children with congenital hypothyroidism: An event-related potentials study. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 28, 509-527. Abstract


Elia Y, Daneman D, Rovet J, Abdolell M, Lam WC, Till C, Erranguntal V, Rubab S, Lodha N, Westall CA. (2005) Color visual evoked potentials in children with Type I Diabetes: Relationship to metabolic control 13. Investig Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 46, 4107-4113. Abstract

Till C, Nulman I, Koren G, Westall CA, Rovet J. (2005). Vision abnormalities in young children exposed prenatally to organic solvents. Neurotoxicology, 26(4), 599-613. Abstract

Mirabella G, Westall C, Asztalos E, Perlman K, Koren G, Rovet J. (2005). The development of contrast sensitivity in infants with prenatal and neonatal thyroid hormone insufficiencies. Pediatrics Research, 57(6), 902-907. Abstract

Rovet J. (2005). Children with congenital hypothyroidism and their siblings: Do they really differ? Pediatrics, 115, e52-57. Abstract


Laslo-Baker D, Barrera M, Knittel-Keren D, Kozer E, Wolpin J, Hackman R, Rovet J, Koren G. (2004). Child neurodevelopmental outcome and maternal occupational exposure to solvents. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 158, 956-961. Abstract

Nulman I, Rovet J, Kennedy D, Wolpin J, Wasson C, Loebstein M, Gladstone J, Levy M, Fried S, Pace-Asciak P, Koren G. (2004). Neurodevelopment of children exposed in utero to binge alcohol consumption by non-alcoholic women. Archives of Women’s Mental Health, 7, 173-181. Abstract


Till C, Rovet JF, Koren G, Westall CA. (2003). Assessment of visual functions following prenatal exposure to organic solvents. Neurotoxicology, 24, 725-731. Abstract


Greenbaum R, Nulman I, Rovet J, Koren G. (2002). The Toronto experience in diagnosing alcohol related neurodevelopmental disorder; A unique profile of deficits and assets. Canadian Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 9, 215-225. Abstract

Till C, Koren G, Rovet J. (2002). Agreement between prospective and retrospective reports of maternal exposure to chemicals during pregnancy. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 44, 708-713. Abstract


Nulman I, Rovet J, Stewart D, Wolpin J, Pace-Asciak P, Shuiber S, Koren G. (2001). Child development following exposure to tricyclic antidepressants or fluoxetine throughout fetal life: A prospective controlled study. American Journal of Psychiatry, 150,1889-1895. Abstract

Nulman I, Rovet J, Greenbaum R, Loebstein M, Wolpin J, Pace-Asciak P, Koren G. (2001). Neurodevelopment of adopted children exposed in utero to cocaine: the Toronto Adoption Study. Clinical and Investigative Medicine, 34, 129-137. Abstract

Rovet J, Hepworth S. (2001). Dissociating attention deficits in children with ADHD and congenital hypothyroidism using multiple CPTs. Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry, 42, 1049-1056. Abstract

Song S, Daneman D, Rovet J. (2001) The influence of etiology and treatment factors on intellectual outcome in congenital hypothyroidism. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 22, 376-384. Abstract

Till C, Westall C, Rovet JF, Koren G. (2001). Prenatal exposure to organic solvents and color vision impairment. Teratology, 64, 134-141. Abstract

Hepworth S, Rovet J. (2001). Visuospatial integration difficulties in a female with Turner Syndrome. Impact on Verbal abilities. Child Neuropsychology, 6, 262-273. Abstract

Rovet J, Hepworth S. (2001). Attention problems in adolescents with congenital hypothyroidism: A multicomponential analysis. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 7, 734-744. Abstract

Lobaugh N, Karaskov V, Rombaugh V, Rovet J, Bryson S, Greenbaum R. Haslam RH, Koren G. 2001). Piracetam and cognitive functioning in children with Down syndrome. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, 155, 442-448. Abstract

Till C, Koren GJ, Westall C, Rovet J. (2001). Prenatal exposure to organic solvents and child neurobehavioral performance. Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 23, 235-245. Abstract

Hepworth SL, Rovet JF, Taylor MJ. (2001). Neurophysiological correlates of verbal and nonverbal memory in childhood: Repetition of words and faces. Psychophysiology, 86, 186-191. Abstract

Hanukogulu A, Perlman K, Sharmis I, Brnjac L, Rovet J, Daneman D. (2001). Relation of etiology to treatment inpatients with congenital hypothyroidism. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 86, 186-191. Abstract

Leneman M, Buchanan L, Rovet J. (2001). Where and what visuospatial processing in children with congenital hypothyroidism. Journal of the International Neuropsychology Society, 7, 556-562. Abstract


Rovet J, Ehrlich R. (2000). The psychoeducational characteristics of children with early-treated congenital hypothyroidism. Pediatrics, 105, 515-522. Abstract

Ishaik G, Mirabella G, Asztalos E, Perlman K, Rovet J. (2000). Hypothyroxinemia of prematurity and the development of attention and memory in infants with low risk prematurity. A Pilot Study. Journal of Developmental Behavioural Pediatrics, 21, 172-179. Abstract

Mirabella G, Newton S, Feig D, Asztalos E, Perlman K, Rovet J. (2000). The effects of abnormal intrauterine thyroid hormone economies on infant cognitive abilities. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology Metabolism, 13, 191-194. Abstract


Sunohara G, Malone M, Rovet J, Humphries T, Roberts W, Taylor M. (1999). Methylphenidate effects on attention in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: ERP evidence. Neuropsychopharmacology 21, 218-228. Abstract

Rovet JF. (1999). Long-term neruopsychological sequelae of early treated congenital hypothyroidism: effects in adolescence. Acta Paediatrica 88, Suppl 432, 1-8. Abstract

Rovet JF, Ehrlich RM. (1999). The effect of hypoglycemic seizures on cognitive function in children with diabetes. A 7-year prospective study. Journal of Pediatrics, 134, 503-506. Abstract

Lobaugh NJ, Cole S, Rovet JF. (1999). Visual Search for features and conjunctions in development. Canadian Journal Experimental Psychology, 52, 201-212. Abstract

Magee LA, Nulman I, Rovet JF, Altmann D, Boulton BC, Koren G. (1999). Child neurodevelopment following in utero exposure to amiodarone. Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 21, 261-265. Abstract


Nulman I, Rovet J, Stewart DE, Wolpin J, Gardner HA, Theis JG, Kulin N, Koren G. Neurodevelopment of children exposed in utero to antidepressant monotherapy: A prospective, controlled blinded study. New England Journal of Medicine, 336, 258-262. Abstract

Rovet J, Alvarez M. (1997). Diabetes and attention. Diabetes Care, 20, 803-810. Abstract

Bradley SJ, Taylor MJ, Rovet JF, Goldberg E, Hood J, Wachsmuth R, Azcue MP, Pencharz PB. (1997). Neurophysiological and neuropsychological assessment of brain function in adolescent anorexia nervosa before and after weight gain. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 1, 20-34. Abstract


Alvarez M, Guell R, Chong D, Rovet J. (1996). Attentional processing in hyperthyroid children before and after treatment. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, 9, 447-454. Abstract

Rovet J, Walker W, Bliss B, Buchanan L, Ehrlich R. (1996). Long-term sequelae of hearing impairment in congenital hypothyroidism. Journal of Pediatrics, 127, 776-783. Abstract

Rovet J, Alvarez M. (1996). Thyroid hormone and attention in chidlren with congenital hypothyroidism. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, 9, 63-66. Abstract

Rovet J, Alvarez M. (1996). Attention and thyroid hormone in school-age children with congenital hypothyroidism. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 3, 579-585. Abstract

Rovet J, Keenan M, Netley C, Bailey J, Stewart D. (1996). Psychoeducational characteristics of boys with Klinefelter Syndrome. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 29, 180-196. Abstract


Rovet J, Cole S, Nulman I, Scolnik D, Altmann D, Koren G. (1995). The effects of maternal epilepsy on children's neurodevelopment. Child Neuropsychology, 1, 150-157.

Rovet J, Krekewich K, Perlman K, Weksberg R, Holland FJ, Feigenbaum A. (1995). Savant characteristics in a child with developmental delay and eletion in the short arm of chromosome 20. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 37, 637-644. Abstract

Rovet JF, Netley C, Bailey J, Stewart D, Keenan M. (1995). Longitudiinal Studies of Intelligence and Achievement in Children with Extra X Aneuploidy. American Journal of Medical Genetics (Neuropsychiatric Genetics), 60, 356-363. Abstract

Rovet JF, Ehrlich RM. (1995). Long-term effects of L-thyroxine therapy for congenital hypothyroidism. Journal of Pediatrics, 126, 380-386. Abstract


Nulman I, Rovet J, Altmann D, Bradly C, Einarson T, Koren G. (1994). Neurodevelopment of children exposed in utero to cocaine: The Motherisk Adoption Study. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 151, 1591. Abstract

Rovet J, Ireland L. (1994). The behavioral phenotype in children with Turner syndrome. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 19, 779-790. Abstract

Rovet J, Szekely C, Hockenberry M. (1994). Specific arithemetic calculation deficits in children with Turner's Syndrome. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 16, 820-839. Abstract

Scolnik D, Nulman I, Rovet J, Gladstone D, Czuchta D, Gardner A, Gladstone R, Ashby P, Weksberg R, Einarson T. (1994). Neurodevelopment of children exposed in utero to phenytoin and carabmazepine monotherapy. Journal of American Medical Association, 271, 767-770. Abstract


Rovet JF, Daneman D, Bailey J. (1993). Adverse psychological consequences of thyroxine therapy for juvenile acquired hypothyroidism. Journal of Pediatrics, 122, 543-549. Abstract

Rovet JF. (1993). The psychoeducational characteristics of children with Turner Syndrome. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 26, 333-341. Abstract

Rovet J, Ehrlich RM, Czuchta D, Akler M. (1993). Psychoeducational characteristics of children with insulin dependent diabetes mellitus. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 26, 7-22. Abstract


Rovet JF. (1992). Neurodevelopmental outcome in infants and preschool children following newborn screening for congenital hypothyroidism. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 17 (2), 187-213. Abstract


Rovet JF, Ehrlich RM, Czuchta D. (1991). Intellectual characteristics of diabetic children at diagnosis and one year later. Journal Pediatric Psychology, 15 (6), 775-788. Abstract


Rovet JF. (1990). Does breast feeding protect the hypothyroid infant diagnosed by newborn screening? American Journal Diseases in Childhood, 144, 319-323.

Aronson R, Rovet JF, Ehrlich RM, Bailey JD. (1990). Physical development in congenital hypothyroidism detected by screening of neonates. Journal of Pediatrics, 116, 33-37.

Rovet J, Ehrlich R, Sorbara D. (1989). The effect of thyroid hormone on temperament in infants with congenital hypothyroidism detected by newborn screening. Journal of Pediatrics, 114, 63-69.

Rovet J, Ehrlich R. (1988). The effect of temperament on metabolic control in children with diabetes mellitus. Diabetes Care, 11, 77-82.

Rovet J, Ehrlich R, Hoppe M. (1988). Specific intellectual deficits associated with early onset of insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus in children. Child Development, 59, 226-234.

Rovet J, Ehrlich R, Hoppe M. (1987). Intellectual deficits associated with early onset of insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus in children. Diabetes Care, 10, 510-515.

Rovet J, Ehrlich R, Hoppe M. (1987). Behaviour problems in children with diabetes as a funcction of sex and age of onset of disease. Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry, 28 (3), 477-491.

Rovet J, Ehrlich R, Sorbara D. (1987). Intellectual outcome in children with fetal hypothyroidism. Implications for neonatal diagnosis. Journal of Pediatrics, 110, 700-704.

Netley C, Rovet J. (1987). Relations between a dermatoglyphic measure, hemisphere specialization and intellectual abilities in 47,XXY males. Brain and Cognition, 6, 153-160.

Rovet J. (1986). A prospective investigation of children with congenital hypothyroidism identified by neonatal thyroid screening in Ontario. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 77, 164-173.


Netley C, Rovet J. (1984). Hemispheric lateralization in 47,XXY Klinefelter Syndrome boys. Brain and Cognition, 3, 10-18.

Rovet J. (1983). Cognitive and neuropsychological test performance of persons with abnormalities of adolescence. A test of Waber's hypothesis. Child Development, 54, 941-950.

Rovet J, Netley C. (1983). The triple X syndrome in childhood. Recent empirical findings. Child Development, 54, 831-845.

Netley C, Rovet J. (1983). Atypical hemisphere lateralization in Turner's Syndrome. Cortex, 18, 377-384.

Netley C, Rovet J. (1983). Verbal deficits in children with 47,XXY and 47,XXX karyotypes. A descriptive and experimental study. Brain and Language, 17, 58-72.

Rovet J, Netley C. (1982). Processing deficits in Turner's Syndrome. Developmental Psychology, 18, 77-94.

Rovet J, Netley C. (1981). Turner's Syndrome in a pair of dizygotic twins. A single case study. Behavior Genetics, 11, 65-72.

Rovet J, Netley C. (1980). The mental rotation performance of Turner's Syndrome subjects. Behavior Genetics, 10, 437-443.

Rovet J. (1980). A parametric measure of reflection-impulsivity. Journal Applied Developmental Psychology, 1, 221-225.

Ives W, Rovet J. (1979). The role of graphic orientation in children's drawings of familiar and novel objects at rest and in motion. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 25, 281-292.

Rovet J, Netley C. (1979). Phenotypic versus genotypic sex and cognitive abilities. Behavior Genetics, 9, 317-322.