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Department of Environmental Health

Center for Environmental Genetics

Recent CEG Publications

Sample cover of the journal RNA Biologiy
  • Langevin SM, Kuhnell D, Orr-Asman MA, Biesiada J, Zhang X, Medvedovic M, Thomas HE. Balancing yield, purity and practicality: a modified differential ultracentrifugation protocol for efficient isolation of small extracellular vesicles from human serum. RNA Biol. 2019 Jan 3. doi: 10.1080/15476286.2018.1564465. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30604646
  • Patel NB, Xu Y, McCandless LC, Chen A, Yolton K, Braun J, Jones RL, Dietrich KN, Lanphear BP. Very low-level prenatal mercury exposure and behaviors in children: the HOME Study. Environ Health. 2019 Jan 9;18(1):4. doi: 10.1186/s12940-018-0443-5. PMID: 30626382; PMCID: PMC6325670.
  • Cover of the Journal of Applied ToxicologyHufgard JR, Sprowles JLN, Pitzer EM, Koch SE, Jiang M, Wang Q, Zhang X, Biesiada J, Rubinstein J, Puga A, Williams MT, Vorhees CV. Prenatal exposure to PCBs in Cyp1a2 knock-out mice interferes with F<sub>1</sub> fertility, impairs long-term potentiation, reduces acoustic startle and impairs conditioned freezing contextual memory with minimal transgenerational effects. J Appl Toxicol. 2018 Dec 18. PMID: 30561030
  • Deierlein AL, Teitelbaum SL, Windham GC, Pinney SM, Galvez MP, Caldwell KL, Jarrett JM, Gajek R, Kushi LH, Biro F, Wolff MS; Breast Cancer and Environment Research Program. Lead exposure during childhood and subsequent anthropometry through adolescence in girls. Environ Int. 2019 Jan;122:310-315. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2018.11.031. Epub 2018 Nov 29. PMID: 30503317.
  • Cover of the journal Chronic Diseases and Translational Medicine Li T, Hu R, Chen Z, Li Q, Huang S, Zhu Z, Zhou LF. Fine particulate matter (PM<sub>2.5</sub>): The culprit for chronic lung diseases in China. Chronic Dis Transl Med. 2018 Aug 28;4(3):176-186. doi: 10.1016/j.cdtm.2018.07.002. eCollection 2018 Sep. PMID: 30276364; PMCID: PMC6160608. Dr. Shouxiong Huang is another successful CEG Next Generation Biomedical Investigator (NGBI award, 2014--2015).
  • Sharma M, Zhang X, Huang S. Integrate Imaging Flow Cytometry and Transcriptomic Profiling to Evaluate Altered Endocytic CD1d Trafficking. J Vis Exp. 2018 Oct 29;(140). doi: 10.3791/57528. PMID: 30417862. Listen to Dr. Shouxiong Huang very briefly introduce the article here on the publisher's website.

  • Cover of the journal Pediatric ResearchBuck CO, Eliot MN, Kelsey KT, Calafat AM, Chen A, Ehrlich S, Lanphear BP, Braun JM. Prenatal exposure to perfluoroalkyl substances and adipocytokines: the HOME Study. Pediatr Res. 2018 Sep 13. doi: 10.1038/s41390-018-0170-1. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30250302. Dr Shelley Ehrlich received a $20,0000 CEG Innovator award (CEG Pilot Projects Program) in 2014 for another collaborative study of Bisphenol A (BPA) microRNA and Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM).
  • Choi H, Dostal M, Pastorkova A, Rossner P Jr, Sram RJ, Ho SM.  Greater susceptibility of girls to airborne Benzo[a]pyrene for obesity-associated childhood asthma. Environ Int. 2018 Sep 17;121(Pt 1):308-316. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2018.08.061. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30237028 
  • Cover of the Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, June 2018Kim S, Xu X, Zhang Y, Zheng X, Liu R, Dietrich K, Reponen T, Ho SM, Xie C, Sucharew H, Huo X, Chen A. Metal concentrations in pregnant women and neonates from informal electronic waste recycling. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2018 Aug 15. doi: 10.1038/s41370-018-0054-9. PMID: 30111780.
  • Giannini CM, Herrick RL, Buckholz JM, Daniels AR, Biro FM, Pinney SM . Comprehension and Perceptions of Study Participants Upon Receiving Perfluoroalkyl Substance Exposure Biomarker Results. Int J Hyg Environ Health. 2018 Jul 16. pii: S1438-4639(18)30148-2. PMID: 30025914.
  • Cover of the journal Carcinogenesis, June 2018Andrade EB, Magalhães A, Puga A, Costa M, Bravo J, Portugal CC, Ribeiro A, Correia-Neves M, Faustino A, Firon A, Trieu-Cuot P, Summavielle T, Ferreira P. A mouse model reproducing the pathophysiology of neonatal group B streptococcal infection. Nat Commun. 2018 Aug 7;9(1):3138. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-05492-y. PMID: 30087335;  PMCID: PMC6081475.
  • Blake BE, Pinney SM, Hines EP, Fenton SE, Ferguson KK. Associations between serum perfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) levels and measures of thyroid hormone, kidney function, and body mass index in the Fernald Community Cohort. Environ Pollution. In press 2018 July.
  • Byun 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. PMID: 29924316
  • 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.
  • 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. 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.
  • Zhang X, Chen X, Weirauch MT, Zhang X, Burleson JD, Brandt EB, Ji H. Diesel exhaust and house dust mite allergen lead to common changes in the airway methylome and hydroxymethylome. Environ Epigenet. 2018 Jul 27;4(3):dvy020. doi: 10.1093/eep/dvy020. eCollection 2018 Jul. PMID: 30090644; PMCID: PMC6063278. Xiang Zhang, PhD manages the CEG Genomics & Epigenomics Sequencing Core (GESC). Hong Ji, PhD is a CEG member and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC).