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Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences

Center for Environmental Genetics

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Recent Member Publications

  • Cover of journal Pigment Cell & Melanoma ResearchAbdel-Malek ZA, Jordan C, Ho T, Upadhyay PR, Fleischer A, Hamzavi I. The Enigma and Challenges of Vitiligo Pathophysiology and Treatment. Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. 2020 Mar 21. doi: 10.1111/pcmr.12878. [Epub ahead of print] Review. PMID: 32198977
  • Jackson-Browne MS, Papandonatos GD, Chen A, Calafat AM, Yolton K, Lanphear BP, Braun JM. Gestational and childhood urinary triclosan concentrations and academic achievement among 8-year-old children. Neurotoxicology. 2020 Mar 19. pii: S0161-813X(20)30053-X. doi: 10.1016/j.neuro.2020.03.011. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Cover of the International Journal of ToxicologyGenter MB. How to Review a Manuscript: Tips and Suggestions.  Int J Toxicol. 2020 Mar 10: 1091581820911280. doi: 10.1177/1091581820911280. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. PMID: 32153218
  • Langevin SM, Eliot M, Butler RA, McClean M, Kelsey KT. Firefighter occupation is associated with increased risk for laryngeal and hypopharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma among men from the Greater Boston area. Occup Environ Med. 2020 Feb 27. pii: oemed-2019-106271. doi: 10.1136/oemed-2019-106271. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 32107319
  • Percy Z, La Guardia MJ, Xu Y, Hale RC, Dietrich KN, Lanphear BP, Yolton K, Vuong AM, Cecil KM, Braun JM, Xie C, Chen A. Concentrations and loadings of organophosphate and replacement brominated flame retardants in house dust from the home study during the PBDE phase-out.  Chemosphere. 2020 Jan;239:124701. doi: 10.1016/ j.chemosphere.2019.124701. Epub 2019 Sep 3. PMID: 31499316; PMCID: PMC6854320
  • Doherty BT, Kosarek N, Hoofnagle AN, Xu Y, Zoeller RT, Yolton K, Chen A, Lanphear BP, Braun JM, Romano ME. Maternal, cord, and three-year-Old child serum thyroid hormone concentrations in the Health Outcomes and Measures of the Environment (HOME) Study. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2020 Jan 4. doi: 10.1111/cen.14151. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31901217
  • Cowell WJ, Brunst KJ, Malin AJ, Coull BA, Gennings C, Kloog I, Lipton L, Wright RO, Enlow MB, Wright RJ. Prenatal Exposure to PM 2.5 and Cardiac Vagal Tone during Infancy: Findings from a Multiethnic Birth Cohort. Environ Health Perspect. 2019 Oct;127(10):107007. Epub 2019 Oct 30. PMID: 31663780
  • Cover of the 2019 Handbook of Clinical NeurologyGenter MB, Doty RL. Toxic exposures and the senses of taste and smell. Handb Clin Neurol. 2019;164:389-408. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-444-63855-7. 00022-8. PMID: 31604559
  • Percy Z, La Guardia MJ, Xu Y, Hale RC, Dietrich KN, Lanphear BP, Yolton K, Vuong AM, Cecil KM, Braun JM, Xie C, Chen A. Concentrations and loadings of organophosphate and replacement brominated flame retardants in house dust from the home study during the PBDE phase-out. Chemosphere. 2019 Sep 3;239:124701. doi: 10.1016/j. chemosphere.2019.124701. PMID: 31499316.
  • Cover of the journal Cell Reports, June 2019Chowdhury D, Alrefai H, Landero Figueroa JA, Candor K, Porollo A, Fecher R, Divanovic S, Deepe GS Jr, Subramanian Vignesh K. Metallothionein 3 controls the phenotype and metabolic programming of alternatively activated macrophages. Cell Rep. 2019 Jun 25;27(13):3873-3886.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2019.05.093. PMID: 31242420. Co-author Kavitha Subramanaian Vignesh, Ph.D., was a 2015 CEG New Investigator Scholar (NIS awardee).
  • Cover of the journal Endocrinology, August 2019Majumdar S, Rinaldi JC, Malhotra NR, Xie L, Hu DP, Gauntner TD, Grewal HS, Hu WY, Kim SH, Katzenellenbogen JA, Kasper S, Prins GS. Differential actions of estrogen receptor α and β via non-genomic signaling in human prostate stem and progenitor cells. Endocrinology. 2019 Aug 21. pii: en.2019-00177. doi: 10.1210/en.2019-00177. PMID: 31433456
  • Fassler C, Pinney SE, Xie C, Biro F, Pinney SM. Complex relationships between per-fluorooctanoate, body mass index, insulin resistance and serum lipids in young girls. Env Res. Environ Res. 2019 Jun 26;176:108558. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2019.108558. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31271921.   
  • Epigenomics journal cover August 2019Langevin SM, Kuhnell D, Niu L, Biesiada J, Leung YK, Deka R, Chen A, Medvedovic M, Kelsey KT, Kasper S, Zhang X. Comprehensive mapping of the methylation landscape of 16 CpG-dense regions in oral and pharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Epigenomics. 2019 Jun 19. doi: 10.2217/epi-2018-0172. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31215230
  • Wronkiewicz SK, Roggli VL, Hinrichs BH, Kendler A, Butler RA, Christensen BC, Marsit CJ, Nelson HH, McClean MD, Kelsey KT, Langevin SM. Chrysotile fibers in tissue adjacent to laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma in cases with a history of occupational asbestos exposure. Mod Pathol. 2019 Aug 5. doi: 10.1038/s41379-019-0332-7. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31383968  
  • Cover International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health July 2019Pinney SM, Windham GC, Xie C, Herrick RL, Calafat AM, McWhorter K, Fassler C, Hiatt RA, Kushi LH, Biro FB.  Perfluorooctanoate and changes in anthropometric parameters with age in young girls in the Greater Cincinnati and San Francisco Bay Area. Int J Hyg Env Health. 2019 Jul 9: PMID: 31300293.
  • Amos-Kroohs RM, Usach V, Piñero G, Vorhees CV, Martinez Vivot R, Soto PA, Williams MT, Setton-Avruj P. Metal bashing: iron deficiency and manganese overexposure impact on peripheral nerves. J Toxicol Environ Health A. 2019;82(2):99-112. doi: 10.1080/15287394.2019.1566105. PMID: 30652531. Robyn Amos-Kroohs was a 2012–2013 CEG New Investigator Scholar and at that time received CEG career development funds for her project, “Interaction of manganese, iron and stress during brain development.” Co-author Charles Vorhees is a CEG clinical member.