Selected Publications

Kioumourtzoglou MA, Raz R, Wilson A, Fluss R, Nirel R, Broday DM, Yuval, Hacker MR, McElrath TF, Grotto I, Koutrakis P, Weisskopf MG. Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Pregnancy Loss. Epidemiology. 30(1):4-10, 2019.

Kioumourtzoglou MA, Coull BA, O’Reilly EJ, Ascherio A, Weisskopf MG. Association of Exposure to Diethylstilbestrol During Pregnancy With Multigenerational Neurodevelopmental Deficits. JAMA Pediatrics, 172(7):670-677, 2018.

Raz R, Levine H, Pinto O, Broday DM, Yuval, Weisskopf MG. Traffic Related Air Pollution and Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Population Based Nested Case-Control Study in Israel. Am. J. Epidemiol. 187(4):717-725, 2018.

Rotem, RS, Chodick G, Davidovitch M, Hauser R, Coull BA, Weisskopf MG. Congenital Abnormalities of the Male Reproductive System and Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Am. J. Epidemiol. 187(4):656-663, 2018.

Weisskopf MG, Seals R, Webster TJ. Bias amplification in epidemiologic analysis of exposure to mixtures. Environ. Health Perspect., 126(4), 2018.

Specht AJ, Parish CN, Wallens EK, Watson RT, Nie LH, Weisskopf MG. Feasibility of a portable X-ray fluorescence device for bone lead measurements of condor bones. Sci. Total Environ. 2018, 615:398-403.

Weisskopf MG, Webster TF. Trade-offs of personal vs. more proxy exposure measures in environmental epidemiology. Epidemiology. 28(5):635-643, 2017.

Seals RM, Kioumourtzoglou MA, Gredal O, Hansen J, Weisskopf MG. Occupational Formaldehyde and ALS. European Journal of Epidemiology 2017, 32(10):893-899.

Weisskopf MG, Tchetgen-Tchetgen EJ, Raz R. On the use of imperfect negative control exposures in epidemiological studies. Epidemiology 2016 May;27(3):365-7.

Seals RM, Kioumourtzoglou MA, Gredal O, Hansen J, Weisskopf MG. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and the Military: A Population-Based Study in the Danish Registries. Epidemiology 2016, 27(2):188-93.

Weisskopf MG, Sparrow D, Hu H, Power MC. Biased exposure–health effect estimates from selection in cohort studies: are environmental studies at particular risk? Environ Health Perspect. 2015 Nov;123 (11):1113-22.

Weisskopf MG, Kioumourtzoglou M-A, Roberts AL. Air pollution and autism spectrum disorders: causal or confounded? Curr. Environ. Health Rep. 2015 Dec;2(4):430-9.

Raz R, Roberts AL, Kristen L, Hart JE, Just AC, Laden F, Weisskopf MG. Autism spectrum disorder and particulate matter air pollution before, during, and after pregnancy: a nested case–control analysis within the Nurses’ Health Study II Cohort. Environ. Health Perspect. 2015, 123(3):264-70.

Power MC, Kioumourtzoglou M-A, Hart JE, Okereke OI, Laden F, Weisskopf MG. The relation between past exposure to fine particulate air pollution and prevalent anxiety: an observational cohort study.  BMJ 2015, 350:h1111.

Kioumourtzoglou M-A, Rotem RS, Seals RM, Gredal O, Hansen J, Weisskopf MG. Diabetes, obesity and diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a population-based study. JAMA Neurol. 2015, 72(8):905-11.

Seals RM, Hansen J, Gredal O, Weisskopf MG. Age-period-cohort analysis of trends in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Denmark, 1970-2009. Am J Epidemiol. 2013 Oct 15;178(8):1265-71.

Weisskopf MG, Moisan F, Tzourio C, Rathouz PJ, Elbaz A. Pesticide exposure and depression among agricultural workers in France. Am. J. Epidemiol. 2013 Oct 1;178(7):1051-8.

Roberts AL, Kristen L, Hart JE, Laden F, Just AC, Bobb JF, Koenen KC, Ascherio A, Weisskopf MG. Perinatal exposure to air pollution is associated with increased risk of autism spectrum disorder. Environ. Health Perspect. 2013 Aug;121(8):978-84.

Roberts AL, Lyall K, Rich-Edwards JW, Ascherio A, Weisskopf MG. Association of maternal exposure to childhood abuse with elevated risk of autism in offspring. JAMA Psychiatry 2013, 70(5):508-515.

Grashow R, Miller MW, McKinney A, Nie LH, Sparrow D, Hu H, Weisskopf MG. Lead exposure and fear-potentiated startle in the VA Normative Aging Study: a pilot study of a novel physiological approach to investigating neurotoxicant effects. Neurotoxicol. Teratol. 2013, 38C:21-28.

Eum KD, Korrick SA, Weuve J, Okereke O, Kubzansky LD, Hu H, Weisskopf MG. Relation of chronic low-level lead exposure to depressive and phobic anxiety symptoms in women. Environ Health Perspect. 2012 Jun;120(6):817-23.

Laohaudomchok W, Lin X, Herrick RF, Fang SC, Cavallari JM, Christiani DC, Weisskopf MG. Toenail, blood and urine as biomarkers of manganese exposure. J. Occup. Environ. Med. 2011, 53(5):506-10.

Nie LH, Sanchez S, Newton K, Grodzins L, Cleveland R, Weisskopf MG. In vivo quantification of lead in bone with a portable XRF system – methodology and feasibility. Physics in Medicine and Biology 2011, 56(3):N39-51.

Weisskopf MG, Weuve J, Nie H, Saint-Hilaire MH, Sudarsky L, Simon DK, Hersh B, Schwartz J, Wright RO, Hu H. Association of cumulative lead exposure with Parkinson’s disease. Environ Health Perspect. 2010, 118(11): 1609–1613.

Bouchard M, Bellinger DC, Wright RO, Weisskopf MG. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and urinary organophosphate metabolites in U.S. children 8 to 15 years. Pediatrics 2010, 125(6):e1270-77.

Weisskopf MG, Knekt P, O’Reilly EJ, Lyytinen J, Reunanen A, Laden F, Altshul L, Ascherio A. Prospective study of serum organochlorine pesticides and Parkinson disease risk. Neurology 2010, 74(13):1055-61.

Bouchard M, Bellinger DC, Weuve J, Mathews-Bellinger J, Gilman SE, Wright RO, Schwartz J, Weisskopf MG. Blood lead levels and major depressive disorder, panic disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder in U.S. young adults. Arch. Gen. Psychiatry 2009, 66(12):1313-19.

Dikmen SS, Corrigan JD, Levin HS, Machamer J, Stiers W, Weisskopf MG. Cognitive outcome following traumatic injury. J. Head Trauma Rehabil. 2009, 24(6):430-438.

Weisskopf MG, Jain N, Nie H, Sparrow D, Vokonas P, Schwartz J, Hu H. A prospective study of bone lead concentration and death from all causes, cardiovascular diseases, and cancer in the VA Normative Aging Study. Circulation 2009, 120(12):1056-64.

Weisskopf MG, Morozova N, O’Reilly E, McCullough ML, Calle EE, Thun MJ, Ascherio A. Prospective study of chemical exposures and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatry 2009, 80(5):558-61.

Weisskopf MG, O’Reilly E, Chen H, Schwarzschild MA, Ascherio A. Plasma urate and risk of Parkinson’s disease. Am. J. Epidemiol. 2007, 166(5):561-567.

Weisskopf MG, Hu H, Sparrow D, Lenkinski RE, WrightRO. Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopic evidence of glial effects of cumulative lead exposure in the adult human hippocampus. Environ. Health. Perspect. 2007, 115(4):519-523.

Weisskopf MG, O’Reilly EJ, McCullough, ML, Calle EE, Thun MJ, Cudkowicz M, Ascherio A. Prospective study of military service and mortality from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Neurology 2005, 64(1):32-7.

Weisskopf MG, Wright RO, Schwartz J, Spiro III A, Sparrow D, Aro A, Hu H. Cumulative lead exposure and prospective change in cognition among elderly men: the VA Normative Aging Study. Am. J. Epidemiol. 2004, 160(12):1184-93.

Weisskopf MG, Hanrahan LP, Anderson HA, for the Great Lakes Consortium. Decreased sex ratio following maternal exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls from contaminated Great Lakes sport-caught fish: a retrospective cohort study. Environ. Health. 2003 Mar 12, 2(1):2.

Weisskopf MG, Bauer EP, LeDoux JE. L-type voltage-gated calcium channels mediate NMDA-independent associative long-term potentiation at thalamic input synapses to the amygdala. J. Neurosci. 1999, 19:10512-10519.

Weisskopf MG, Nicoll RA. Presynaptic changes during mossy fibre LTP revealed by NMDA receptor-mediated synaptic responses. Nature 1995, 376:256-259.

Weisskopf MG, Castillo PE, Zalutsky RA, Nicoll RA. Mediation of hippocampal mossy fiber long-term potentiation by cyclic AMP. Science 1994, 265:1878-1882.

Weisskopf MG, Zalutsky RA, Nicoll RA. The opioid peptide dynorphin mediates heterosynaptic depression of hippocampal mossy fibre synapses and modulates long-term potentiation. Nature 1993, 362:423-427.