Daniel Tshala-Katumbay

Associate Professor

  • 478 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
19992019
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Research Output 1999 2019

  • 478 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
  • 47 Article
  • 2 Chapter
  • 1 Editorial
  • 1 Review article
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2019

Viral infections of the central nervous system in Africa

Kakooza-Mwesige, A., Tshala-Katumbay, D. & Juliano, S. L., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Brain Research Bulletin.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Central Nervous System Viral Diseases
Viruses
Filoviridae
Bunyaviridae
Retroviridae
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

Baseline characterization of epilepsy in an onchocerciasis endemic area of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Burfeind, K. G., Kashama, J. M. K., Bora, B. K., Murchison, C. F., Ramos-Crawford, A. L., Nseka, M. T., Kunyu, S. B., Okitundu, D. L., Mashukano, N. L., Banea, J. P. M., Boivin Michael, J., Mwanza, J. C. K., Mumba, D. & Tshala-Katumbay, D., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Brain Research Bulletin.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Onchocerciasis
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Epilepsy
Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins
Serum
3 Citations (Scopus)

Concurrent exposure to heavy metals and cognition in school-age children in Congo-Kinshasa: A complex overdue research agenda

Bora, B. K., Ramos-Crawford, A. L., Sikorskii, A., Boivin, M. J., Lez, D. M., Mumba-Ngoyi, D., Mukalay Wa Mukalay, A., Okitundu-Luwa, D. & Tshala-Katumbay, D., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Brain Research Bulletin.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Democratic Republic of the Congo
Heavy Metals
Cognition
Urine Specimen Collection
Poisons
3 Citations (Scopus)

Dietary cyanogen exposure and early child neurodevelopment: An observational study from the Democratic Republic of Congo

Kashala-Abotnes, E., Sombo, M. T., Okitundu, D. L., Kunyu, M., Makila-Mabe, G. B., Tylleskär, T., Sikorskii, A., Banea, J. P., Ngoyi, D. M., Tshala-Katumbay, D. & Boivin, M. J., Apr 1 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 4, e0193261.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cyanogen
Democratic Republic of the Congo
neurodevelopment
observational studies
Observational Studies
5 Citations (Scopus)

Heart Failure Etiologies and Challenges to Care in the Developing World: An Observational Study in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Malamba-Lez, D., Ngoy-Nkulu, D., Steels, P., Tshala-Katumbay, D. & Mullens, W., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Cardiac Failure.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Democratic Republic of the Congo
Observational Studies
Heart Failure
Hospitalization
Cardiomyopathies
2 Citations (Scopus)

Konzo: a distinct neurological disease associated with food (cassava) cyanogenic poisoning

Kashala-Abotnes, E., Okitundu, D., Mumba, D., Boivin, M. J., Tylleskär, T. & Tshala-Katumbay, D., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Brain Research Bulletin.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Manihot
Poisoning
Food
Disease Outbreaks
Central African Republic
African Trypanosomiasis
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Melarsoprol
Eflornithine
Mortality

Troubles socio-émotionnels de l’enfant en milieu konzo, un syndrome paralytique de nature épidémique associé à une intoxication cyanhydrique d’origine alimentaire en afrique sub-Saharienne

Translated title of the contribution: Socioemotional disorders in children living in Konzo-affected areas, an epidemic paralytic disease associated with cyanide poisoning from food in sub-Saharan AfricaE-Andjafono, D. O. L., Ayanne, M. T. S. S., Makila-Mabe, G. B., Mayambu, J. P. B., Ngoyi, D. M., Boivin, M., Tamfum-Muyembe, J. J. & Tshala-Katumbay, D., Jan 1 2018, In : Pan African Medical Journal. 31, 118.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Foodborne Diseases
Africa South of the Sahara
Cyanides
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Thinness
2017
4 Citations (Scopus)

Cognitive and motor performance in Congolese children with konzo during 4 years of follow-up: a longitudinal analysis

Boivin, M. J., Okitundu, D., Makila-Mabe, B., Sombo, M. T., Mumba, D., Sikorskii, A., Mayambu, B. & Tshala-Katumbay, D., Sep 1 2017, In : The Lancet Global Health. 5, 9, p. e936-e947

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Manihot
Congo
Growth Disorders
Food
Aptitude
4 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of metabolic profiles and bioactivities of the leaves of three edible Congolese Hibiscus species

Kapepula, P. M., Kabamba Ngombe, N., Tshisekedi Tshibangu, P., Tsumbu, C., Franck, T., Mouithys-Mickalad, A., Mumba, D., Tshala-Katumbay, D., Serteyn, D., Tits, M., Angenot, L., Kalenda, P. D. T. & Frédérich, M., Mar 19 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Natural Product Research. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hibiscus
Metabolome
Methylene Chloride
Bioactivity
Peroxidase
2016
4 Citations (Scopus)

Cyanide and the human brain: perspectives from a model of food (cassava) poisoning

Tshala-Katumbay, D., Ngombe, N. N., Okitundu, D., David, L., Westaway, S., Boivin, M. J., Mumba, N. D. & Banea, J. P., Aug 1 2016, In : Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1378, 1, p. 50-57 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Manihot
Foodborne Diseases
Cyanides
Brain
Toxicity
3 Citations (Scopus)

Lead exposure and early child neurodevelopment among children 12–24 months in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo

Kashala-Abotnes, E., Mumbere, P. P., Mishika, J. M., Ndjukendi, A. O., Mpaka, D. B., Bumoko, M. M. G., Kayembe, T. K., Tshala-Katumbay, D., Kazadi, T. K. & Okitundu, D. L. E. A., May 10 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Democratic Republic of the Congo
Temperament
Atomic Spectrophotometry
Child Behavior
Developing Countries
2015
22 Citations (Scopus)

A global perspective on the influence of environmental exposures on the nervous system

Tshala-Katumbay, D., Mwanza, J. C., Rohlman, D., Maestre, G. & Oria, R. B., Nov 18 2015, In : Nature. 527, 7578, p. S187-S192

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Environmental Exposure
Nervous System
Brain Diseases
Metagenomics
Niger
5 Citations (Scopus)

Konzo prevention in six villages in the DRC and the dependence of konzo prevalence on cyanide intake and malnutrition

Banea, J. P., Bradbury, J. H., Mandombi, C., Nahimana, D., Denton, I. C., Foster, M. P., Kuwa, N. & Tshala-Katumbay, D., Apr 7 2015, In : Toxicology Reports. 2, p. 609-616 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyanides
Malnutrition
Wetting
Flour
Manihot
5 Citations (Scopus)

Living with epilepsy in Lubumbashi (Democratic Republic Of Congo): Epidemiology, risk factors and treatment gap

Koba Bora, B., Lez, D. M., Luwa, D. O., Baguma, M. B., Tshala-Katumbay, D., Kalula, T. K. & Kabwa, P. L. M., Aug 26 2015, In : Pan African Medical Journal. 21, 303.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Democratic Republic of the Congo
Epilepsy
Epidemiology
Therapeutics
Social Distance
11 Citations (Scopus)

Lower serum levels of selenium, copper, and zinc are related to neuromotor impairments in children with konzo

Bumoko, G. M. M., Sadiki, N. H., Rwatambuga, A., Kayembe, K. P., Okitundu, D. L., Mumba Ngoyi, D., Muyembe, J. J. T., Banea, J. P., Boivin, M. J. & Tshala-Katumbay, D., Feb 15 2015, In : Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 349, 1-2, p. 149-153 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Selenium
Zinc
Copper
Serum
Trace Elements
6 Citations (Scopus)

Lower sulfurtransferase detoxification rates of cyanide in konzo-A tropical spastic paralysis linked to cassava cyanogenic poisoning

Kambale, K. J., Ali, E. R., Sadiki, N. H., Kayembe, K. P., Mvumbi, L. G., Yandju, D. L., Boivin, M. J., Boss, G. R., Stadler, D., Lambert, W., Lasarev, M. R., Okitundu, L. A., Mumba Ngoyi, D., Banea, J. P. & Tshala-Katumbay, D., Dec 30 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : NeuroToxicology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Manihot
Detoxification
Muscle Spasticity
Cyanides
Paralysis
2014
5 Citations (Scopus)

Cross-species and tissue variations in cyanide detoxification rates in rodents and non-human primates on protein-restricted diet

Kimani, S., Moterroso, V., Morales, P., Wagner, J., Kipruto, S., Bukachi, F., Maitai, C. & Tshala-Katumbay, D., Apr 2014, In : Food and Chemical Toxicology. 66, p. 203-209 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Detoxification
Protein-Restricted Diet
Cyanides
cyanides
Nutrition
6 Citations (Scopus)

Determinants of cognitive performance in children relying on cyanogenic cassava as staple food

Bumoko, G. M., Sombo, M. T., Okitundu, L. D., Mumba, D. N., Kazadi, K. T., Tamfum-Muyembe, J. J., Lasarev, M. R., Boivin, M. J., Banea, J. P. & Tshala-Katumbay, D., 2014, In : Metabolic Brain Disease. 29, 2, p. 359-366 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Manihot
Serum Albumin
Food
Thyrotropin
Thyroxine
14 Citations (Scopus)

Effectiveness of wetting method for control of konzo and reduction of cyanide poisoning by removal of cyanogens from cassava flour

Banea, J. P., Bradbury, J. H., Mandombi, C., Nahimana, D., Denton, I. C., Kuwa, N. & Tshala-Katumbay, D., Mar 1 2014, In : Food and Nutrition Bulletin. 35, 1, p. 28-32 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cyanogen
Manihot
cassava
Cyanides
cyanides
11 Citations (Scopus)

Memory deficits associated with sublethal cyanide poisoning relative to cyanate toxicity in rodents

Kimani, S., Sinei, K., Bukachi, F., Tshala-Katumbay, D. & Maitai, C., 2014, In : Metabolic Brain Disease. 29, 1, p. 105-112 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyanates
Memory Disorders
Cyanides
Poisoning
Toxicity
4 Citations (Scopus)

Persistance des épidémies de konzo à Kahemba, République Démocratique du Congo: aspects phénoménologiques et socio-économiques

Translated title of the contribution: Persistence of konzo epidemics in Kahemba, Democratic Republic of Congo: phenomenological and socio-economic aspectsE-Andjafono, D. O. L., Makila-Mabe, G. B., Ayanne, M. T. S. S., Kikandau, J. K., Mashukano, N., Kazembe, T. K., Ngoyi, D. M., Boivin, M. J., Tamfum-Muyembe, J. J., Mayambu, J. P. B. & Tshala-Katumbay, D., 2014, In : Pan African Medical Journal. 18, p. 213 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Democratic Republic of the Congo
Economics
12 Citations (Scopus)

Serum 8,12-iso-iPF2α-VI isoprostane marker of oxidative damage and cognition deficits in children with konzo

Makila-Mabe, B. G., Kikandau, K. J., Sombo, T. M., Okitundu, D. L., Mwanza, J. C., Boivin, M. J., Ngoyi, M. D., Muyembe, J. J. T., Banea, J. P., Boss, G. R. & Tshala-Katumbay, D., Sep 15 2014, In : PLoS One. 9, 9, e107191.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Isoprostanes
cognition
Cognition
Serum
F2-Isoprostanes
2013
2 Citations (Scopus)

APRONES: Neurology research and education in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Luabeya, M. K., Mwanza, J. C., Mukendi, K. M. & Tshala-Katumbay, D., May 7 2013, In : Neurology. 80, 19, p. 1806-1807 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Democratic Republic of the Congo
Neurology
Neurosciences
Medical Education
Biomedical Research
8 Citations (Scopus)

Carbamoylation correlates of cyanate neuropathy and cyanide poisoning: Relevance to the biomarkers of cassava cyanogenesis and motor system toxicity

Kimani, S., Moterroso, V., Lasarev, M., Kipruto, S., Bukachi, F., Maitai, C., David, L. & Tshala-Katumbay, D., 2013, In : SpringerPlus. 2, 1, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyanates
Manihot
Cyanides
Sulfur Amino Acids
Poisoning
18 Citations (Scopus)

Cassava food toxins, Konzo disease, and neurodegeneration in sub-Sahara Africans

Tshala-Katumbay, D., Mumba, N., Okitundu, L., Kazadi, K., Banea, M., Tylleskär, T., Boivin, M. & Muyembe-Tamfum, J. J., Mar 5 2013, In : Neurology. 80, 10, p. 949-951 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plant Poisoning
Biological Toxins
Toxic Plants
Northern Africa
Manihot
16 Citations (Scopus)

Control of konzo by detoxification of cassava flour in three villages in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Banea, J. P., Bradbury, J. H., Mandombi, C., Nahimana, D., Denton, I. C., Kuwa, N. & Tshala-Katumbay, D., Oct 2013, In : Food and Chemical Toxicology. 60, p. 506-513 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Democratic Republic of the Congo
Manihot
Detoxification
Cyanides
Flour
4 Citations (Scopus)

Diagnostic and therapeutic potential of tetanus toxin-derivatives in neurological diseases

Kassa, R., Monterroso, V., David, L. & Tshala-Katumbay, D., Nov 2013, In : Journal of Molecular Neuroscience. 51, 3, p. 788-791 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tetanus Toxin
Motor Neurons
Mass Spectrometry
Blood-Nerve Barrier
Fluorescence
30 Citations (Scopus)

Neuropsychological effects of konzo: A neuromotor disease associated with poorly processed cassava

Boivin, M. J., Okitundu, D., Bumoko, G. M. M., Sombo, M. T., Mumba, D., Tylleskar, T., Page, C. F., Muyembe, J. J. T. & Tshala-Katumbay, D., Apr 2013, In : Pediatrics. 131, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Manihot
Logistic Models
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Spatial Analysis
Motor Neurons
2012
8 Citations (Scopus)

Prothrombin G20210A and factor V Leiden polymorphisms in stroke

They-They, T. P., Battas, O., Slassi, I., Rafai, M. A., Tshala-Katumbay, D. & Nadifi, S., Feb 2012, In : Journal of Molecular Neuroscience. 46, 2, p. 210-216 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prothrombin
Stroke
Mutation
Arteries
Morocco
1 Citation (Scopus)

Proximal giant neurofilamentous axonopathy in mice genetically engineered to resist calpain and caspase cleavage of α-II spectrin

Kassa, R., Monterroso, V., Wentzell, J., Ramos, A. L., Couchi, E., Lecomte, M. C., Iordanov, M., Kretzschmar, D., Nicolas, G. & Tshala-Katumbay, D., Jul 2012, In : Journal of Molecular Neuroscience. 47, 3, p. 631-638 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spectrin
Calpain
Caspases
Maintenance
Molecular Probes
2011
21 Citations (Scopus)

On the biomarkers and mechanisms of konzo, a distinct upper motor neuron disease associated with food (cassava) cyanogenic exposure

Kassa, R. M., Kasensa, N. L., Monterroso, V. H., Kayton, R. J., Klimek, J. E., David, L., Lunganza, K. R., Kayembe, K. T., Bentivoglio, M., Juliano, S. L. & Tshala-Katumbay, D., Mar 2011, In : Food and Chemical Toxicology. 49, 3, p. 571-578 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sulfur Amino Acids
Manihot
Motor Neuron Disease
sulfur amino acids
Biomarkers
2009
4 Citations (Scopus)

New insights into mechanisms of γ-Diketone-induced axonopathy

Tshala-Katumbay, D., Desjardins, P., Sabri, M., Butterworth, R. & Spencer, P., 2009, In : Neurochemical Research. 34, 11, p. 1919-1923 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thioredoxins
Protein Disulfide-Isomerases
Membrane Proteins
Membranes
Nitric Oxide Synthase Type I
21 Citations (Scopus)

Probing mechanisms of axonopathy. Part II: Protein targets of 2,5-Hexanedione, the neurotoxic metabolite of the aliphatic solvent n-Hexane

Tshala-Katumbay, D., Monterroso, V., Kayton, R., Lasarev, M., Sabri, M. & Spencer, P., 2009, In : Toxicological Sciences. 107, 2, p. 482-489 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metabolites
Proteins
Gelsolin
Protein Disulfide-Isomerases
Protein folding
2008
15 Citations (Scopus)

Probing mechanisms of axonopathy. Part I: Protein targets of 1,2-diacetylbenzene, the neurotoxic metabolite of aromatic solvent 1,2-diethylbenzene

Tshala-Katumbay, D., Monterroso, V., Kayton, R., Lasarev, M., Sabri, M. & Spencer, P., 2008, In : Toxicological Sciences. 105, 1, p. 134-141 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metabolites
Intermediate Filaments
Pathology
Proteins
Nerve Fibers
2006
11 Citations (Scopus)

Monocyclic and dicyclic hydrocarbons: Structural requirements for proximal giant axonopathy

Tshala-Katumbay, D., Palmer, V., Lasarev, M. R., Kayton, R. J., Sabri, M. I. & Spencer, P., Sep 2006, In : Acta Neuropathologica. 112, 3, p. 317-324 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrocarbons
Urine
Rodentia
Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Intermediate Filaments
2005
19 Citations (Scopus)

A new murine model of giant proximal axonopathy

Tshala-Katumbay, D., Palmer, V., Kayton, R. J., Sabri, M. I. & Spencer, P., Apr 2005, In : Acta Neuropathologica. 109, 4, p. 405-410 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Axons
Toxicogenetics
Intermediate Filaments
Spinal Nerve Roots
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
5 Citations (Scopus)

Neuro-ophthalmologic manifestations of konzo

Mwanza, J. C., Tshala-Katumbay, D. & Tylleskär, T., May 2005, In : Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology. 19, 3, p. 491-496 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optics
Eye movements
Bioelectric potentials
Spastic Paraparesis
Pathologic Nystagmus
2004
1 Citation (Scopus)

Konzo

Edebol Eeg-Olofsson, K. & Tshala-Katumbay, D., 2004, In : Handbook of Clinical Neurophysiology. 4, C, p. 675-686 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2003
24 Citations (Scopus)

Neuro-ophthalmologic findings in konzo, an upper motor neuron disorder in Africa

Mwanza, J. C. K., Tshala-Katumbay, D., Kayembe, D. L., Eeg-Olofsson, K. E. & Tylleskär, T., May 2003, In : European Journal of Ophthalmology. 13, 4, p. 383-389 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optic Nerve Diseases
Motor Neurons
Visual Fields
Pallor
Optic Disk
17 Citations (Scopus)

Visual evoked potentials in konzo, a spastic paraparesis of acute onset in Africa

Mwanza, J. C., Lysebo, D. E., Kayembe, D. L., Tshala-Katumbay, D., Nyamabo, L. K., Tylleskär, T. & Plant, G. T., 2003, In : Ophthalmologica. 217, 6, p. 381-386 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spastic Paraparesis
Visual Evoked Potentials
Visual Pathways
Healthy Volunteers
Visual Acuity
2002
15 Citations (Scopus)

Abnormalities of somatosensory evoked potentials in konzo - An upper motor neuron disorder

Tshala-Katumbay, D., Edebol Eeg-Olofsson, K., Kazadi-Kayembe, T., Fällmar, P., Tylleskär, T. & Kayembe-Kalula, T., 2002, In : Clinical Neurophysiology. 113, 1, p. 10-15 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Somatosensory Evoked Potentials
Motor Neurons
Equipment and Supplies
Motor Neuron Disease
Denmark
29 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of motor pathway involvement in konzo using transcranial electrical and magnetic stimulation

Tshala-Katumbay, D., Eeg-Olofsson, K. E., Kazadi-Kayembe, T., Tylleskär, T. & Fällmar, P., 2002, In : Muscle and Nerve. 25, 2, p. 230-235 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Efferent Pathways
Motor Evoked Potentials
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
Muscles
Upper Extremity
2001
15 Citations (Scopus)

Impairments, disabilities and handicap pattern in konzo - A non-progressive spastic para/tetraparesis of acute onset

Tshala-Katumbay, D., Eeg-olofsson, K. E., Tylleskär, T. & Kazadi-Kayembe, T., Nov 10 2001, In : Disability and Rehabilitation. 23, 16, p. 731-736 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Muscle Spasticity
Neurologic Examination
Upper Extremity
Walking
Hip
16 Citations (Scopus)

Neuroepidemiology of konzo a spastic para-tetraparesis of acute onset in a new area of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Tshala-Katumbay, D., Banea-Mayambu, J. P., Kazadi-Kayembe, T., Nunga-Matadi, R., Bikangi-Nkiabungu, F., Edebol Eeg-Olofsson, K. & Tylleskär, T., 2001, In : African Journal of Neurological Sciences. 20, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Democratic Republic of the Congo
Muscle Spasticity
Spastic Paraparesis
Manihot
Prealbumin
2000
20 Citations (Scopus)

EEG findings in konzo: A spastic para/tetraparesis of acute onset

Tshala-Katumbay, D., Lukusa, V. M. & Eeg-Olofsson, K. E., 2000, In : Clinical EEG Electroencephalography. 31, 4, p. 196-200 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Muscle Spasticity
Electroencephalography
Cerebral Cortex
1999
4 Citations (Scopus)

Coexistence hysterie collective, konzo et virus HTLV-1 en republique democratique du congo

Translated title of the contribution: Mass hysteria, konzo, and HTLV-1 virus in the democratic republic of congoTshala-Katumbay, D., 1999, In : Medecine Tropicale. 59, 4, p. 378-382 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hysteria
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Human T-lymphotropic virus 1
Paralysis
Viruses