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Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences

Center for Environmental Genetics

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Recent Member Publications

  • Godri Pollitt KJ, Peccia J, Ko AI, Kaminski N, Dela Cruz CS, Nebert DW, Reichardt JKV, Thompson DC, Vasiliou V. COVID-19 vulnerability: the potential impact of genetic susceptibility and airborne transmission. Hum Genomics. 2020 May 12;14(1):17. doi: 10.1186/s40246-020-00267-3. PMID: 32398162. PMCID: PMC72148566.
  • Cover of the journal Chest, April 2020Langevin SM, Kuhnell D, Biesiada J, Zhang X, Medvedovic M, Talaska GG, Burns KA, Kasper S. Comparability of the small RNA secretome across human biofluids concomitantly collected from healthy adults. PLoS One. 2020 Apr 10;15(4):e0229976. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0229976. eCollection 2020. PMID: 32275679; PMCID 7147728
  • Merianos AL, Jandarov RA, Mahabee-Gittens EM. Tobacco smoke exposure, respiratory health, and healthcare utilization among U.S. adolescents. Chest. 2020 Apr 6. pii: S0012-3692(20)30570-5. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2020.03.038. PMID: 32272115.
  • Braun JM, Buckley JP, Cecil KM, Chen A, Kalkwarf HJ, Lanphear BP, Xu Y, Woeste A, Yolton K. Adolescent follow-up in the Health Outcomes and Measures of the Environment (HOME) Study: cohort profile. BMJ Open. 2020 May 7;10(5):e034838. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-034838. PMID: 32385062.  PMCID: PMC7228515.
  • Cover of journal Pigment Cell & Melanoma ResearchAbdel-Malek ZA, Jordan C, Ho T, Upadhyay PR, Fleischer A, Hamzavi I. The Enigma and Challenges of Vitiligo Pathophysiology and Treatment. Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. 2020 Mar 21. doi: 10.1111/pcmr.12878. [Epub ahead of print] Review. PMID: 32198977
  • Jackson-Browne MS, Papandonatos GD, Chen A, Calafat AM, Yolton K, Lanphear BP, Braun JM. Gestational and childhood urinary triclosan concentrations and academic achievement among 8-year-old children. Neurotoxicology. 2020 Mar 19. pii: S0161-813X(20)30053-X. doi: 10.1016/j.neuro.2020.03.011.
  • Cover of the International Journal of ToxicologyGenter MB. How to Review a Manuscript: Tips and Suggestions.  Int J Toxicol. 2020 Mar 10: 1091581820911280. doi: 10.1177/1091581820911280. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. PMID: 32153218
  • Langevin SM, Eliot M, Butler RA, McClean M, Kelsey KT. Firefighter occupation is associated with increased risk for laryngeal and hypopharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma among men from the Greater Boston area. Occup Environ Med. 2020 Feb 27. pii: oemed-2019-106271. doi: 10.1136/oemed-2019-106271. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 32107319
  • Crouch JA, Dawe A, Aerts A, Barry K, Churchill ACL, Grimwood J, Hillman B, Milgroom MG, Pangilinan J, Smith M, Salamov A, Schmutz J, Yadav J, Grigoriev IV, Nuss D. Genome sequence of the chestnut blight fungus Cryphonectria parasitica EP155: A fundamental resource for an archetypical invasive plant pathogen. Phytopathology. 2020 Mar 24. doi: 10.1094/PHYTO-12-19-0478. PMID: 32207662
  • 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. 2020 Jan;239:124701. doi: 10.1016/ j.chemosphere.2019.124701. Epub 2019 Sep 3. PMID: 31499316; PMCID: PMC6854320
  • Doherty BT, Kosarek N, Hoofnagle AN, Xu Y, Zoeller RT, Yolton K, Chen A, Lanphear BP, Braun JM, Romano ME. Maternal, cord, and three-year-Old child serum thyroid hormone concentrations in the Health Outcomes and Measures of the Environment (HOME) Study. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2020 Jan 4. doi: 10.1111/cen.14151. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31901217
  • Cover of the 2019 Handbook of Clinical NeurologyCowell WJ, Brunst KJ, Malin AJ, Coull BA, Gennings C, Kloog I, Lipton L, Wright RO, Enlow MB, Wright RJ. Prenatal Exposure to PM 2.5 and Cardiac Vagal Tone during Infancy: Findings from a Multiethnic Birth Cohort. Environ Health Perspect. 2019 Oct;127(10):107007. Epub 2019 Oct 30. PMID: 31663780
  • Genter MB, Doty RL. Toxic exposures and the senses of taste and smell. Handb Clin Neurol. 2019;164:389-408. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-444-63855-7. 00022-8. PMID: 31604559