Today is Friday, Sep. 20, 2019

Department of Environmental Health

Center for Environmental Genetics

Recent CEG Publications

  • 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.
  • Ji H, Liang H, Wang Z, Miao M, Wang X, Zhang X, Wen S, Chen A, Sun X, Yuan W. Associations of prenatal exposures to low levels of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether (PBDE) with thyroid hormones in cord plasma and neurobehavioral development in children at 2 and 4 years. Environ Int. 2019 Jul 18;131:105010. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2019.105010. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31326823
  • 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.
  • Cover of the journal Environmental Research, May 2019Brunst KJ, Ryan PH, Altaye M, Yolton K, Maloney T, Beckwith T, LeMasters G, Cecil KM. Myo-inositol mediates the effects of traffic-related air pollution on generalized anxiety symptoms at age 12 years. Environ Res. 2019 May 11;175:71-78. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2019.05.009. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31103795.
  • Chen A, Jandarov R, Zhou L, Calafat AM, Zhang G, Urbina EM, Sarac J, Augustin DH, Caric T, Bockor L, Petranovic MZ, Novokmet N, Missoni S, Rudan P, Deka R. Association of perfluoroalkyl substances exposure with cardiometabolic traits in an island population of the eastern Adriatic coast of Croatia. Sci Total Environ. 2019 May 20;683:29-36. doi: 10.1016/ j.scitotenv.2019.05.250. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31129329
  • Bermúdez ML, Seroogy KB, Genter MB. Evaluation of carnosine intervention in the Thy1-aSyn mouse model of Parkinson's disease. Neuroscience. 2019 May 21. pii: S0306-4522(19)30349-5. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2019.05.026. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31125602   Dr. Mei-Ling Bermudez was a 2014-2016 CEG New Investigator Scholar (NIS awardee). Mentor: Mary Beth Genter, PhD, DABT, Fellow, ATS.
  • Progress in Community Health Partnerships JHU journal coverHaynes EN, Hilbert TJ, Roberts R, Quirolgico J, Shepler R, Beckner G, Veevers J, Burkle J, Jandarov R. Public participation in air sampling and water quality test kit development to enable citizen science. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2019;13(2):141-151. doi: 10.1353/cpr.2019.0028. PMID: 31178449.
  • Sullivan CR, Mielnik CA, O'Donovan SM, Funk AJ, Bentea E, DePasquale EA, Alganem K, Wen Z, Haroutunian V, Katsel P, Ramsey AJ, Meller J, McCullumsmith RE. Connectivity Analyses of Bioenergetic Changes in Schizophrenia: Identification of Novel Treatments. Mol Neurobiol. 2019 Jun;56(6):4492-4517. doi: 10.1007/s12035-018-1390-4. Epub 2018 Oct 18. PubMed PMID: 30338483.
  • Ware JL, Chen A, Morrow AL, Kmet J.  Associations between breastfeeding initiation and infant mortality in an urban population. Breastfeed Med. 2019 Jun 17. doi: 10.1089/bfm.2019.0067. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31210534