Today is Friday, Jul. 20, 2018

Department of Environmental Health

Center for Environmental Genetics

Recent CEG Publications

  • Cover of the journal Carcinogenesis, June 2018Byun J, Schwartz AG, Lusk C, Wenzlaff AS… Pinney SM, Bailey-Wilson JE, Amos CI. Genome-wide Association Study of Familial Lung Cancer. Carcinogenesis. 2018 Jun 19. doi: 10.1093/carcin/bgy080.[Epub ahead of print]
  • Tommie J, Pinney SM, Nommsen-Rivers L. Serum Vitamin D status and breast cancer risk by receptor status: A systematic review. Nutrition and Cancer: An International Journal. 2018 May 21:1-17. doi: 10.1080/01635581.2018.1470653. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29781719
  • Cover of the journal Environmental PollutionPaulik LB, Hobbie KA, Rohlman D, Smith BW, Scott RP, Kincl L, Haynes EN, Anderson KA. Environmental and individual PAH exposures near rural natural gas extraction. Environ Pollut. 2018 May 29;241:397-405. doi: 10.1016/j. envpol.2018.05.010. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29857308.
  • Biro FM, Pajak A, Wolff MS, Pinney SM, Windham GC, Galvez MP, Greenspan LC, Kushi LH, Teitelbaum SL. Age of menarche in a longitudinal US cohort. In press and published online, Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, May 11, 2018. Doi:10.1016/j.jpag.2018.05.002. PMID: 29758276
  • Cover of the journal OBESITY June 2018Li N, Yolton K, Lanphear BP, Chen A, Kalkwarf HJ, Braun JM. Impact of Early- life Weight Status on Cognitive Abilities in Children. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2018 Jun;26(6):1088-1095. doi: 10.1002/oby.22192. PMID: 29797555. PMCID: PMC5975980.
  • Dunaway S, Odin R, Zhou L, Ji L, Zhang Y, Kadekaro AL. Natural Antioxidants: Multiple Mechanisms to Protect Skin From Solar Radiation. Front Pharmacol. 2018 Apr 24;9:392. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2018.00392. eCollection 2018. Review. PMID: 29740318. PMCID: PMC5928335. Drs. Yuhang Zhang and Analuisa Kadekaro are CEG associate members.
  • Vought V, Wang HS. Impact of common environmental chemicals bisphenol A and bisphenol S on the physiology of Lumbriculus variegatus. Environ Toxicol Pharmacol. 2018 May 8;60:225-229. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29763883
  • Cover of the journal EPIGENETICS, March 2018 Leung YK, Ouyang B, Niu L, Xie C, Ying J, Medvedovic M, Chen A, Weihe P, Valvi D, Grandjean P, Ho SM. Identification of sex-specific DNA methylation changes driven by specific chemicals in cord blood in a Faroese birth cohort. Epigenetics. 2018 Mar 21:1-32. doi: 10.1080/15592294.2018. 1445901. PMID: 29560787. Lead author Dr. Yuet-Kin (Ricky) Leung directs the CEG Integrative Technologies Support (ITS Core). Co-authors Bin Ouyang MD, Liang Niu PhD, Changchun Xie PhD, Jun Ying PhD, Mario Medvedovic PhD, Aimin Chen MD, PhD, and Shuk-Mei Ho PhD are also CEG members. Dr. Shuk-Mei Ho, Director.
  • Cover of the journal EPIGENETICSVonHandorf A, Sánchez-Martín FJ, Biesiada J, Zhang H, Zhang X, Medvedovic M, Puga A. Chromium disrupts chromatin organization and CTCF access to its cognate sites in promoters of differentially expressed genes. Epigenetics. 2018 Mar 21:1-32. doi: 10.1080/15592294.2018. 1454243. PMID: 29561703. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29561703 Lead author Andrew VonHandorf, PhDc was a 2017 CEG New Investigator Scholar, funded for the project “Effects of exposure to hexavalent chromium\ Cr(VI) exposure on CTCF regulated transcription and the Cohesin complex: Role in carcinogenesis” (Mentor: Alvaro Puga, PhD).
  • Lee AG, Le Grand B, Hsu HL, Chiu YM, Brennan KJ, Bose S, Rosa MJ, Brunst KJ, Kloog I, Wilson A, Schwartz J, Morgan W, Coull BA, Wright RO, Baccarelli AA, Wright RJ. Prenatal fine particulate exposure associated with reduced childhood lung function and nasal epithelia GSTP1 hypermethylation: Sex-specific effects. Respir Res. 2018 Apr 27;19(1):76. doi: 10.1186/s12931-018-0774-3. PMID: 29703190. PMCID: PMC5923186. Dr. Kelly Brunst is a CEG 2018 New Investigator awardee; Dr. Robert Wright of Mt. Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine is a CEG External Advisory Board member.
  • Cover of the journal NATURE, April 26, 2018Sun C, Benlekbir S, Venkatakrishnan P, Wang Y, Hong S, Hosler J, Tajkhorshid E, Rubinstein JL, Gennis RB. Structure of the alternative complex III in a supercomplex with cytochrome oxidase. Nature. 2018 Apr 25. doi: 10.1038/s41586-018-0061-y. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29695868. Jack Rubinstein, MD, is a CEG Clinical member and has collaborated with Dr. Alvaro Puga (NIEHS 5 R0 1ES024744) and Dr. Hong Sheng Wang (NIEHS R01 ES027855) on the study of fetal origins of adult cardiovascular disease. Yuhang Wang, PhD, is an Associate member of the CEG.
  • Sherrill JD, Kc K, Wang X, Wen T, Chamberlin A, Stucke EM, Collins MH, Abonia JP, Peng Y, Wu Q, Putnam PE, Dexheimer PJ, Aronow BJ, Kottyan LC, Kaufman KM, Harley JB, Huang T, Rothenberg ME.  Whole-exome sequencing uncovers oxidoreductases DHTKD1 and OGDHL as linkers between mitochondrial dysfunction and eosinophilic esophagitis. JCI Insight. 2018 Apr 19;3(8). pii: 99922. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.99922. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29669943. Dr. John Harley is a CEG full member; Dr. Bruce Aronow is a CEG affiliate member; Dr. Leah C. Kottyan was a 2011 New Investigator Scholar awardee.