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September, 2014

Genome-wide Association and Network Analysis of Lung Function in the Framingham Heart Study.
Liao SY, Lin X, Christiani DC., Genet Epidemiol. 2014 Sep;38(6):572-8.  Epub 2014 Jul 8. PMID: 25044411

Oxidative stress and systemic inflammation as modifiers of cardiac autonomic responses to particulate air pollution.
Lee MS, Eum KD, Fang SC, Rodrigues EG, Modest GA, Christiani DC., Int J Cardiol. 2014 Sep;176(1):166-70.  Epub 2014 Jul 11. PMID: 25074558

Personal care product use and urinary phthalate metabolite and paraben concentrations during pregnancy among women from a fertility clinic.
Braun JM, Just AC, Williams PL, Smith KW, Calafat AM, Hauser R., J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2014 Sep;24(5):459-66.  Epub 2013 Oct 23. PMID: 24149971

August, 2014

Sources and fates of heavy metals in a mining-impacted stream: Temporal variability and the role of iron oxides.
Schaider LA, Senn DB, Estes ER, Brabander DJ, Shine JP., Sci Total Environ. 2014 Aug 15;490:456-66.  Epub 2014 May 24. PMID: 24867708

Prevalence of restless legs syndrome and sleep quality in carriers of the fragile X premutation.
Summers SM, Cogswell J, Goodrich JE, Mu Y, Nguyen DV, Brass SD, Hagerman RJ. Clin Genet. 2014 Aug;86(2):181-4. PMID: 25180401

July, 2014

Maternal stress during pregnancy increases neonatal allergy susceptibility: role of glucocorticoids.
Lim R, Fedulov AV, Kobzik L., Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2014 Jul 15;307(2):L141-8. doi: 10.1152/ajplung.00250.2013. Epub 2014 May 16. PMID: 24838749

Epigenome-wide DNA methylation changes with development of arsenic-induced skin lesions in Bangladesh: A case-control follow-up study.
Seow WJ, Kile ML, Baccarelli AA, Pan WC, Byun HM, Mostofa G, Quamruzzaman Q, Rahman M, Lin X, Christiani DC., Environ Mol Mutagen. 2014 Jul;55(6):449-56. Epub 2014 Feb 23. PMID: 24677489

Effects of temperature and relative humidity on DNA methylation.
Bind MA, Zanobetti A, Gasparrini A, Peters A, Coull B, Baccarelli A, Tarantini L, Koutrakis P, Vokonas P, Schwartz J., Epidemiology. 2014 Jul;25(4):561-9. PMID: 24809956

Processed meat intake is unfavorably and fish intake favorably associated with semen quality indicators among men attending a fertility clinic.
Afeiche MC, Gaskins AJ, Williams PL, Toth TL, Wright DL, Tanrikut C, Hauser R, Chavarro JE., J Nutr. 2014 Jul;144(7):1091-8. doi: 10.3945/jn.113.190173. Epub 2014 May 21. PMID: 24850626

June, 2014

Relation of long-term exposure to air pollution to brachial artery flow-mediated dilation and reactive hyperemia.
Wilker EH, Ljungman PL, Rice MB, Kloog I, Schwartz J, Gold DR, Koutrakis P, Vita JA, Mitchell GF, Vasan RS, Benjamin EJ, Hamburg NM, Mittleman MA., Am J Cardiol. 2014 Jun 15;113(12):2057-63.  Epub 2014 Apr 1. PMID: 24793676

Ambient air pollution and depressive symptoms in older adults: results from the MOBILIZE Boston study.
Wang Y, Eliot MN, Koutrakis P, Gryparis A, Schwartz JD, Coull BA, Mittleman MA, Milberg WP, Lipsitz LA, Wellenius GA., Environ Health Perspect. 2014 Jun;122(6):553-8.  Epub 2014 Mar 6. PMID: 24610154

Epigenetic influences on associations between air pollutants and lung function in elderly men: the normative aging study.
Lepeule J, Bind MA, Baccarelli AA, Koutrakis P, Tarantini L, Litonjua A, Sparrow D, Vokonas P, Schwartz JD., Environ Health Perspect. 2014 Jun;122(6):566-72.  Epub 2014 Mar 4. PMID: 24602767

Development and characterization of an exposure platform suitable for physico-chemical, morphological and toxicological characterization of printer-emitted particles (PEPs).
Pirela SV, Pyrgiotakis G, Bello D, Thomas T, Castranova V, Demokritou P., Inhal Toxicol. 2014 Jun;26(7):400-8.  PMID: 24862974

Toenail metal concentration as a biomarker of occupational welding fume exposure.
Grashow R, Zhang J, Fang SC, Weisskopf MG, Christiani DC, Cavallari JM., J Occup Environ Hyg. 2014 Jun;11(6):397-405.  PMID: 24372360

May, 2014

Analysis of in vitro fertilization data with multiple outcomes using discrete time-to-event analysis.
Maity A, Williams PL, Ryan L, Missmer SA, Coull BA, Hauser R., Stat Med. 2014 May 10;33(10):1738-49. Epub 2013 Dec 8. PMID: 24317880

Effects of short-term exposure to inhalable particulate matter on DNA methylation of tandem repeats.
Guo L, Byun HM, Zhong J, Motta V, Barupal J, Zheng Y, Dou C, Zhang F, McCracken JP, Diaz A, Marco SG, Colicino S, Schwartz J, Wang S, Hou L, Baccarelli AA., Environ Mol Mutagen. 2014 May;55(4):322-35.  Epub 2014 Jan 17. PMID: 24436168

Inverse association between toenail arsenic and body mass index in a population of welders.
Grashow R, Zhang J, Fang SC, Weisskopf MG, Christiani DC, Kile ML, Cavallari JM., Environ Res. 2014 May;131:131-3. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2014.03.010. Epub 2014 Apr 9. PMID: 24721130

Effect of prenatal arsenic exposure on DNA methylation and leukocyte subpopulations in cord blood.
Kile ML, Houseman EA, Baccarelli AA, Quamruzzaman Q, Rahman M, Mostofa G, Cardenas A, Wright RO, Christiani DC., Epigenetics. 2014 May 1;9(5):774-82. Epub 2014 Feb 13. PMID: 24525453

A community study of the effect of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon metabolites on heart rate variability based on the Framingham risk score.
Feng Y, Sun H, Song Y, Bao J, Huang X, Ye J, Yuan J, Chen W, Christiani DC, Wu T, Zhang X., Occup Environ Med. 2014 May;71(5):338-45. doi: 10.1136/oemed-2013-101884. Epub 2014 Mar 13. PMID: 24627303

An integrated approach for the in vitro dosimetry of engineered nanomaterials.
Cohen JM, Teeguarden JG, Demokritou P., Part Fibre Toxicol. 2014 May 1;11:20. PMID: 24885440

γδ T cells are required for pulmonary IL-17A expression after ozone exposure in mice: role of TNFα.
Mathews JA, Williams AS, Brand JD, Wurmbrand AP, Chen L, Ninin FM, Si H, Kasahara DI, Shore SA., PLoS One. 2014 May 13;9(5):e97707.  eCollection 2014. PMID: 24823369

April, 2014

A prospective cohort study of the association between drinking water arsenic exposure and self-reported maternal health symptoms during pregnancy in Bangladesh.
Kile ML, Rodrigues EG, Mazumdar M, Dobson CB, Diao N, Golam M, Quamruzzaman Q, Rahman M, Christiani DC., Environ Health. 2014 Apr 16;13(1):29.  PMID: 24735908

Relation of Long-Term Exposure to Air Pollution to Brachial Artery Flow-Mediated Dilation and Reactive Hyperemia.
Wilker EH, Ljungman PL, Rice MB, Kloog I, Schwartz J, Gold DR, Koutrakis P, Vita JA, Mitchell GF, Vasan RS, Benjamin EJ, Hamburg NM, Mittleman MA., Am J Cardiol. 2014 Apr 1. pii: S0002-9149(14)00891-1.  [Epub ahead of print], PMID: 24793676

Chemical mixtures and children’s health.
Claus Henn B, Coull BA, Wright RO., Curr Opin Pediatr. 2014 Apr;26(2):223-9.PMID: 24535499

Air pollution exposure and abnormal glucose tolerance during pregnancy: the project Viva cohort.
Fleisch AF, Gold DR, Rifas-Shiman SL, Koutrakis P, Schwartz JD, Kloog I, Melly S, Coull BA, Zanobetti A, Gillman MW, Oken E., Environ Health Perspect. 2014 Apr;122(4):378-83. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1307065. Epub 2014 Feb 5. PMID: 24508979

Altered methylation in tandem repeat element and elemental component levels in inhalable air particles.
Hou L, Zhang X, Zheng Y, Wang S, Dou C, Guo L, Byun HM, Motta V, McCracken J, Díaz A, Kang CM, Koutrakis P, Bertazzi PA, Li J, Schwartz J, Baccarelli AA., Environ Mol Mutagen. 2014 Apr;55(3):256-65.  Epub 2013 Nov 23. PMID: 24273195

Engineering safer-by-design, transparent, silica-coated ZnO nanorods with reduced DNA damage potential.
Sotiriou GA, Watson C, Murdaugh KM, Darrah TH, Pyrgiotakis G, Elder A, Brain JD, Demokritou P., Environ Sci Nano. 2014 Apr;1(2):144-153., PMID: 24955241

The association between global DNA methylation and telomere length in a longitudinal study of boilermakers.
Wong JY, De Vivo I, Lin X, Grashow R, Cavallari J, Christiani DC., Genet Epidemiol. 2014 Apr;38(3):254-64.  Epub 2014 Feb 24. PMID: 24616077

Predicting DNA methylation level across human tissues.
Ma B, Wilker EH, Willis-Owen SA, Byun HM, Wong KC, Motta V, Baccarelli AA, Schwartz J, Cookson WO, Khabbaz K, Mittleman MA, Moffatt MF, Liang L., Nucleic Acids Res. 2014 Apr;42(6):3515-28. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkt1380. Epub 2014 Jan 20. PMID: 24445802

A novel genetic score approach using instruments to investigate interactions between pathways and environment: application to air pollution.
Bind MA, Coull B, Suh H, Wright R, Baccarelli A, Vokonas P, Schwartz J., PLoS One. 2014 Apr 22;9(4):e96000. eCollection 2014. PMID: 24755831

March, 2014

Estimating the effective density of engineered nanomaterials for in vitro dosimetry.
DeLoid G, Cohen JM, Darrah T, Derk R, Rojanasakul L, Pyrgiotakis G, Wohlleben W, Demokritou P. Nat Commun. 2014 Mar 28;5:3514. doi: 10.1038/ncomms4514., PMID: 24675174

High-throughput screening platform for engineered nanoparticle-mediated genotoxicity using CometChip technology.
Watson C, Ge J, Cohen J, Pyrgiotakis G, Engelward BP, Demokritou P., ACS Nano. 2014 Mar 25;8(3):2118-33. doi: 10.1021/nn404871p. Epub 2014 Mar 11. PMID: 24617523

Pivotal role of IL-6 in the hyperinflammatory responses to subacute ozone in adiponectin-deficient mice.
Kasahara DI, Kim HY, Mathews JA, Verbout NG, Williams AS, Wurmbrand AP, Ninin FM, Neto FL, Benedito LA, Hug C, Umetsu DT, Shore SA., Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2014 Mar 15;306(6):L508-20. doi: 10.1152/ajplung.00235.2013. Epub 2013 Dec 31. PMID: 24381131

Cumulative lead exposure and age at menopause in the Nurses’ Health Study cohort.
Eum KD, Weisskopf MG, Nie LH, Hu H, Korrick SA., Environ Health Perspect. 2014 Mar;122(3):229-34. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1206399. Epub 2014 Jan 3. PMID: 24398113 Free PMC Article

Air pollution and gene-specific methylation in the Normative Aging Study: association, effect modification, and mediation analysis.
Bind MA, Lepeule J, Zanobetti A, Gasparrini A, Baccarelli A, Coull BA, Tarantini L, Vokonas PS, Koutrakis P, Schwartz J.,  Epigenetics. 2014 Mar;9(3):448-58. Epub 2014 Jan 2., PMID: 24385016

Effects of prenatal community violence and ambient air pollution on childhood wheeze in an urban population.
Chiu YH, Coull BA, Sternthal MJ, Kloog I, Schwartz J, Cohen S, Wright RJ., J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Mar;133(3):713-722.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2013.09.023. Epub 2013 Nov 4. PMID: 24200349

Associations between arrhythmia episodes and temporally and spatially resolved black carbon and particulate matter in elderly patients.
Zanobetti A, Coull BA, Gryparis A, Kloog I, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Wright RO, Gold DR, Schwartz J., Occup Environ Med. 2014 Mar;71(3):201-7. doi: 10.1136/oemed-2013-101526. Epub 2013 Oct 18. PMID: 24142987

February, 2014

Microvesicle-associated microRNA expression is altered upon particulate matter exposure in healthy workers and in A549 cells.
Bollati V, Angelici L, Rizzo G, Pergoli L, Rota F, Hoxha M, Nordio F, Bonzini M, Tarantini L, Cantone L, Pesatori AC, Apostoli P, Baccarelli AA, Bertazzi PA., J Appl Toxicol. 2014 Feb 7. doi: 10.1002/jat.2987. PMID: 24515752

Body mass and smoking are modifiable risk factors for recurrent bladder cancer.
Wyszynski A, Tanyos SA, Rees JR, Marsit CJ, Kelsey KT, Schned AR, Pendleton EM, Celaya MO, Zens MS, Karagas MR, Andrew AS., Cancer. 2014 Feb 1;120(3):408-14. doi: 10.1002/cncr.28394. Epub 2013 Oct 10. PMID: 24122218

The impact of coexisting COPD on survival of patients with early-stage non-small cell lung cancer undergoing surgical resection.
Zhai R, Yu X, Shafer A, Wain JC, Christiani DC., Chest. 2014 Feb;145(2):346-53. doi: 10.1378/chest.13-1176., PMID: 24008835

Source attribution of personal exposure to airborne polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon mixture using concurrent personal, indoor, and outdoor measurements.
Choi H, Spengler J. Environ Int. 2014 Feb;63:173-81. Epub 2013 Dec 4. PMID: 24316321

Lead exposure and rate of change in cognitive function in older women.
Power MC, Korrick S, Tchetgen Tchetgen EJ, Nie LH, Grodstein F, Hu H, Weuve J, Schwartz J, Weisskopf MG., Environ Res. 2014 Feb;129:69-75. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2013.12.010. Epub 2014 Jan 29. PMID: 24529005

The relationship between indoor and outdoor temperature, apparent temperature, relative humidity, and absolute humidity.
Nguyen JL, Schwartz J, Dockery DW. Indoor Air. 2014 Feb;24(1):103-12.  Epub 2013 Jun 18. PMID: 23710826

Environmental epigenetics: from novelty to scientific discipline.
Burris HH, Baccarelli AA., J Appl Toxicol. 2014 Feb;34(2):113-6.  Epub 2013 Jul 9. PMID: 23836446

Short-term effects of air pollution on oxygen saturation in a cohort of senior adults in Steubenville, Ohio.
Luttmann-Gibson H, Sarnat SE, Suh HH, Coull BA, Schwartz J, Zanobetti A, Gold DR., J Occup Environ Med. 2014 Feb;56(2):149-54., PMID: 24451609

Gender differences in the effect of occupational endotoxin exposure on impaired lung function and death: the Shanghai Textile Worker Study.
Lai PS, Hang JQ, Zhang FY, Lin X, Zheng BY, Dai HL, Su L, Cai T, Christiani DC., Occup Environ Med. 2014 Feb;71(2):118-25. doi: 10.1136/oemed-2013-101676. Epub 2013 Dec 2. PMID: 24297825

January, 2014

MARCOing monocytes for elimination.
Kobzik L, Swirski FK., Sci Transl Med. 2014 Jan 15;6(219):219fs4. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3008448. PMID: 24431109

Short-term changes in ambient temperature and risk of ischemic stroke.
Mostofsky E, Wilker EH, Schwartz J, Zanobetti A, Gold DR, Wellenius GA, Mittleman MA., Cerebrovasc Dis Extra. 2014 Jan 22;4(1):9-18. doi: 10.1159/000357352. eCollection 2014 Jan. PMID: 24575110

Ambient particulate air pollution and microRNAs in elderly men.
Fossati S, Baccarelli A, Zanobetti A, Hoxha M, Vokonas PS, Wright RO, Schwartz J. Epidemiology. 2014 Jan;25(1):68-78. PMID: 24257509

Bisphenol A concentrations in maternal breast milk and infant urine.
Mendonca K, Hauser R, Calafat AM, Arbuckle TE, Duty SM., Int Arch Occup Environ Health. 2014 Jan;87(1):13-20. Epub 2012 Dec 5. PMID: 23212895

Cumulative PM(2.5) exposure and telomere length in workers exposed to welding fumes.
Wong JY, De Vivo I, Lin X, Christiani DC., J Toxicol Environ Health A. 2014;77(8):441-55. doi: 10.1080/15287394.2013.875497. PMID: 24627998

Distinct patterns of DNA methylation in conventional adenomas involving the right and left colon.
Koestler DC, Li J, Baron JA, Tsongalis GJ, Butterly LF, Goodrich M, Lesseur C, Karagas MR, Marsit CJ, Moore JH, Andrew AS, Srivastava A., Mod Pathol. 2014 Jan;27(1):145-55. doi: 10.1038/modpathol.2013.104. Epub 2013 Jul 19. PMID: 23868178

Short term effects of particle exposure on hospital admissions in the Mid-Atlantic states: a population estimate.
Kloog I, Nordio F, Zanobetti A, Coull BA, Koutrakis P, Schwartz JD., PLoS One. 2014 Feb 7;9(2):e88578. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0088578. eCollection 2014. PMID: 24516670

The relationship between inflammatory biomarkers and telomere length in an occupational prospective cohort study.
Wong JY, De Vivo I, Lin X, Fang SC, Christiani DC., PLoS One. 2014 Jan 27;9(1):e87348. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0087348. eCollection 2014. PMID: 24475279

Aberrant methylation of hypermethylated-in-cancer-1 and exocyclic DNA adducts in tobacco smokers.
Peluso ME, Munnia A, Bollati V, Srivatanakul P, Jedpiyawongse A, Sangrajrang S, Ceppi M, Giese RW, Boffetta P, Baccarelli AA. Toxicol Sci. 2014 Jan;137(1):47-54. Epub 2013 Oct 23. PMID: 24154486