Jessica Cooke Bailey, PhD, MA

Assistant Professor | 216.368.4673 | Wolstein Research Building Suite 1313


Ph.D. Molecular Medicine & Translational Science, Wake Forest School of Medicine, 2012
B.S. Biology, Winthrop University, 2008

The Vision/ Goal

To identify areas of increased African ancestry contributing to higher POAG risk.

Recent Publications

  1. Crawford, DC, Lin, J, Cooke Bailey, JN, Kinzy, T, Sedor, JR, O'Toole, JF, Bush, WS. Frequency of ClinVar Pathogenic Variants in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients Surveyed for Return of Research Results at a Cleveland Public Hospital. Pac Symp Biocomput 2020; 25 : 575-586. PubMed PMID:31797629 PubMed Central PMC6931908.
  2. Igo, RP Jr, Kinzy, TG, Cooke Bailey, JN. Genetic Risk Scores. Curr Protoc Hum Genet 2019; 104 (1): e95. PubMed PMID:31765077 PubMed Central PMC6941594.
  3. Genetics of Glaucoma in People of African Descent (GGLAD) Consortium, Hauser, MA, Allingham, RR, Aung, T, Van Der Heide, CJ, Taylor, KD, Rotter, JI, Wang, SJ, Bonnemaijer, PWM, Williams, SE, Abdullahi, SM, Abu-Amero, KK, Anderson, MG, Akafo, S, Alhassan, MB, Asimadu, I, Ayyagari, R, Bakayoko, S, Nyamsi, PB, Bowden, DW, Bromley, WC, Budenz, DL, Carmichael, TR, Challa, P, Chen, YI, Chuka-Okosa, CM, Cooke Bailey, JN, Costa, VP, Cruz, DA, DuBiner, H, Ervin, JF, Feldman, RM, Flamme-Wiese, M, Gaasterland, DE, Garnai, SJ, Girkin, CA, Guirou, N, Guo, X, Haines, JL, Hammond, CJ, Herndon, L, Hoffmann, TJ, Hulette, CM, Hydara, A, Igo, RP Jr, Jorgenson, E, Kabwe, J, Kilangalanga, NJ, Kizor-Akaraiwe, N, Kuchtey, RW, Lamari, H, Li, Z, Liebmann, JM, Liu, Y, Loos, RJF, Melo, MB, Moroi, SE, Msosa, JM, Mullins, RF, Nadkarni, G, Napo, A, Ng, MCY, Nunes, HF, Obeng-Nyarkoh, E, Okeke, A, Okeke, S, Olaniyi, O, Olawoye, O, Oliveira, MB, Pasquale, LR, Perez-Grossmann, RA, Pericak-Vance, MA, Qin, X, Ramsay, M, Resnikoff, S, Richards, JE, Schimiti, RB, Sim, KS, Sponsel, WE, Svidnicki, PV, Thiadens, AAHJ, Uche, NJ, van Duijn, CM, de Vasconcellos, JPC, Wiggs, JL, Zangwill, LM, Risch, N, Milea, D, Ashaye, A, Klaver, CCW, Weinreb, RN, Ashley Koch, AE, Fingert, JH, Khor, CC. Association of Genetic Variants With Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma Among Individuals With African Ancestry. JAMA 2019; 322 (17): 1682-1691. PubMed PMID:31688885 .
  4. Waksmunski, AR, Grunin, M, Kinzy, TG, Igo, RP Jr, Haines, JL, Cooke Bailey, JN, International Age-Related Macular Degeneration Genomics Consortium. Pathway Analysis Integrating Genome-Wide and Functional Data Identifies PLCG2 as a Candidate Gene for Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2019; 60 (12): 4041-4051. PubMed PMID:31560769 PubMed Central PMC6779289.
  5. Bush, WS, Cooke Bailey, JN, Beno, MF, Crawford, DC. Bridging the Gaps in Personalized Medicine Value Assessment: A Review of the Need for Outcome Metrics across Stakeholders and Scientific Disciplines. Public Health Genomics 2019; 22 (1-2): 16-24. PubMed PMID:31454805 PubMed Central PMC6752968.
  6. Waksmunski, AR, Igo, RP Jr, Song, YE, Cooke Bailey, JN, Laux, R, Fuzzell, D, Fuzzell, S, Adams, LD, Caywood, L, Prough, M, Stambolian, D, Scott, WK, Pericak-Vance, MA, Haines, JL. Rare variants and loci for age-related macular degeneration in the Ohio and Indiana Amish. Hum. Genet. 2019; 138 (10): 1171-1182. PubMed PMID:31367973 PubMed Central PMC6745026.
  7. Crawford, DC, Cooke Bailey, JN, Briggs, FBS. Mind the gap: resources required to receive, process and interpret research-returned whole genome data. Hum. Genet. 2019; 138 (7): 691-701. PubMed PMID:31161416 PubMed Central PMC6767905.
  8. Laville, V, Kang, JH, Cousins, CC, Iglesias, AI, Nagy, R, Cooke Bailey, JN, Igo, RP Jr, Song, YE, Chasman, DI, Christen, WG, Kraft, P, Rosner, BA, Hu, F, Wilson, JF, Gharahkhani, P, Hewitt, AW, Mackey, DA, Hysi, PG, Hammond, CJ, vanDuijn, CM, Haines, JL, Vitart, V, Fingert, JH, Hauser, MA, Aschard, H, Wiggs, JL, Khawaja, AP, MacGregor, S, Pasquale, LR, UK Biobank, International Glaucoma Genetics Consortium, NEIGHBORHOOD Consortium. Genetic correlations between diabetes and glaucoma: an analysis of continuous and dichotomous phenotypes. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 2019; : . PubMed PMID:31121135 PubMed Central PMC6864262.
  9. Alward, WLM, van der Heide, C, Khanna, CL, Roos, BR, Sivaprasad, S, Kam, J, Ritch, R, Lotery, A, Igo, RP Jr, Cooke Bailey, JN, Stone, EM, Scheetz, TE, Kwon, YH, Pasquale, LR, Wiggs, JL, Fingert, JH, NEIGHBORHOOD Consortium. Myocilin Mutations in Patients With Normal-Tension Glaucoma. JAMA Ophthalmol 2019; 137 (5): 559-563. PubMed PMID:30816940 PubMed Central PMC6512256.
  10. Chao, C, Akileswaran, L, Cooke Bailey, JN, Willcox, M, Van Gelder, R, Lakkis, C, Stapleton, F, Richdale, K. Potential Role of Ocular Microbiome, Host Genotype, Tear Cytokines, and Environmental Factors in Corneal Infiltrative Events in Contact Lens Wearers. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2018; 59 (15): 5752-5761. PubMed PMID:30516819 PubMed Central PMC6281277.
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