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Published and "In Press" Articles and Chapters (from 2000 to present):


Pereira G, Bell ML, Belanger K, de Klerk N. Fine particulate matter and risk of preterm birth and pre-labor rupture of membranes in Perth, Western Australia 1997–2007: A longitudinal study. Environment International. Dec 2014, 73:143–149.

Guo H, Jin Y, Cheng Y, Leaderer B, Lin S, Holford TR, Qiu J, Zhang Y, Shi K, Zhu Y, Niu J, Bassig BA, Xu S, Zhang B, Li Y, Hu X, Chen Q, Zheng T. Prenatal exposure to organochlorine pesticides and infant birth weight in China. Chemosphere. 2014 Sep;110:1-7. PMCID: PMC4097106 [Available on 2015/9/1]


Deziel NC, Rull RP, Colt JS, Reynolds P, Whitehead TP, Gunier RB, Month SR, Taggart DR, Buffler P, Ward MH, Metayer C. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in residential dust and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Environ Res. 2014 Aug;133:388-95. PMCID: PMC4119528 [available on 8/1/2015].


Kumar RG, Bracken MB, Clark AN, Nick TG, Melguizo MS, Sander AM. Relationship of Preinjury Depressive Symptoms to Outcomes 3 mos After Complicated and Uncomplicated Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2014 Aug; 93(8):687-702.


Cartmel B, Dewan A, Ferrucci LM, Gelernter J, Stapleton J, Leffell DJ, Mayne ST, Bale AE. Novel gene identified in an exome-wide association study of tanning dependence. Exp Dermatol. 2014 Jul 16. doi: 10.1111/exd.12503. [Epub ahead of print]


Fortenberry GZ, Meeker JD, Sanchez BN, Bellinger D, Peterson K, Schnaas L, Solano-Gonzalez M, Ettinger AS, Hernandez-Avila M, Hu H, Maria Tellez-Rojo M. Paraoxonase I polymorphisms and attention/hyperactivity in school-age children from Mexico City, Mexico. Environ Res. 2014 Jul;132:342-9.


Ball SJ, Haynes A, Jacoby P, Pereira G, Miller LJ, Bower C, Davis EA. Spatial and temporal variation in type 1 diabetes incidence in Western Australia from 1991 to 2010: increased risk at higher latitudes and over time. Health Place. 2014 Jul;28:194-204.


Whitehead TP, Metayer C, Ward MH, Colt JS, Gunier RB, Deziel NC, Rappaport SM, Buffler PA. Persistent organic pollutants in dust from older homes: learning from lead. Am J Public Health. 2014 Jul;104(7):1320-6.


Ball SJ, Pereira G, Jacoby P, de Klerk N, Stanley FJ. Re-evaluation of link between interpregnancy interval and adverse birth outcomes: retrospective cohort study matching two intervals per mother. BMJ. 2014 Jul 23;349:g4333. [Free Full Text.]


McMahon PM, Meza R, Plevritis SK, Black WC, Tammemagi CM, Erdogan A, ten Haaf K, Hazelton W, Holford TR, Jeon J, Clarke L, Kong CY, Choi SE, Munshi VN, Han SS, van Rosmalen J, Pinsky PF, Moolgavkar S, de Koning HJ, Feuer EJ. Comparing benefits from many possible computed tomography lung cancer screening programs: extrapolating from the National Lung Screening Trial using comparative modeling. PLoS One. 2014 Jun 30;9(6):e99978. PMCID: PMC4076275.


Triche EW, Uzun A, DeWan AT, Kurihara I, Liu J, Occhiogrosso R, Shen B, Parker J, Padbury JF. Bioinformatic approach to the genetics of preeclampsia. Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Jun;123(6):1155-61.


Hoang D, Broer N, Roman SA, Yao X, Abitbol N, Li F, Sosa JA, Sue GR, DeWan AT, Wong ML, Licinio J, Simpson C, Li AY, Pizzoferrato N, Narayan D. Leptin signaling and hyperparathyroidism: clinical and genetic associations. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Jun;218(6):1239-1250.e4.


Ward MH, Colt JS, Deziel NC, Whitehead TP, Reynolds P, Gunier RB, Nishioka M, Dahl GV, Rappaport SM, Buffler PA, Metayer C. Residential Levels of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers and Risk of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in California. Environ Health Perspect. 2014 Jun 3. [Epub ahead of print].


Pound P, Bracken MB. Is animal research sufficiently evidence based to be a cornerstone of biomedical research? BMJ. 2014 May 30;348:g3387.


Colantonio S, Bracken MB, Beecker J. The association of indoor tanning and melanoma in adults: Systematic review and meta-analysis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 May;70(5):847-57. e1-18.


McKay LA, Holford TR, Bracken MB. Re-analysis of the PREGNANT trial confirms that vaginal progesterone reduces the rate of preterm birth in women with a sonographic short cervix. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2014 May;43(5):596-7.

Pereira G, Bell ML, Lee HJ, Koutrakis P, Belanger K. Sources of Fine Particulate Matter and Risk of Preterm Birth in Connecticut, 2000-2006: A Longitudinal Study. Environ Health Perspect. 2014 May 23. [Epub ahead of print]


Foster S, Pereira G, Christian H, Knuiman M, Bull F, Giles-Corti B. Neighborhood Correlates of Sitting Time for Australian Adults in New Suburbs: Results From Reside. Environment and Behavior. doi: 10.1177/0013916514533188. Epub online 26 May 2014.


Chen YC, Coble JB, Deziel NC, Ji BT, Xue S, Lu W, Stewart PA, Friesen MC. Reliability and validity of expert assessment based on airborne and urinary measures of nickel and chromium exposure in the electroplating industry. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2014 Apr 16. doi: 10.1038/jes.2014.22. [Epub ahead of print].


Bracken MB. Epidemiology as a liberal art: from graduate school to middle school, an unfulfilled agenda. Ann Epidemiol. 2014 Mar;24(3):171-3.

Fortenberry GZ, Meeker JD, Sanchez BN, Barr DB, Panuwet P, Bellinger D, Schnaas L, Solano-Gonzalez M, Ettinger AS, Hernandez-Avila M, Hu H, Tellez-Rojo MM. Urinary 3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinol (TCPY) in pregnant women from Mexico City: Distribution, temporal variability, and relationship with child attention and hyperactivity. Int J Hyg Environ Health 2014 Mar;217(2-3):405-12. PMCID: PMC3946926 [Available on 2015/3/1].

Reese Masterson A, Usta J, Gupta J, Ettinger AS. Assessment of reproductive health and violence against women among displaced Syrians in Lebanon. BMC Womens Health. 2014 Feb 20;14(1):25. PMCID: PMC3929551.

Dal-Re R, Ioannidis JP, Bracken MB, Buffler PA, Chan A-W, Franco EL, La Vecchia C, Weiderpass E. Making Prospective Registration of Observational Research a Reality. Sci Transl Med. 2014 Feb 19;6(224):224cm1.

Holford TR, Levy DT, McKay LA, Clarke L, Racine B, Meza R, Land S, Jeon J, Feuer EJ. Patterns of birth cohort-specific smoking histories, 1965-2009. Am J Prev Med. 2014 Feb;46(2):e31-7. PMCID: PMC3951759 [Available on 2015/2/1].

Bell ML, Ebisu K, Leaderer BP, Gent JF, Lee HJ, Koutrakis P, Wang Y, Dominici F, Peng RD. Associations of PM2.5 Constituents and Sources with Hospital Admissions: Analysis of Four Counties in Connecticut and Massachusetts (USA) for Persons >= 65 Years of Age. Environ Health Perspect. 2014 Feb;122(2):138-44. PMCID:PMC3915260.

Abid Z, Roy A, Herbstman JB, Ettinger AS. Urinary Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Metabolites and Attention/Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Learning Disability, and Special Education in U.S. Children Aged 6 to 15. J Environ Public Health. 2014 Jan;2014:628508. PMCID: PMC3929190.

Chalmers I, Bracken MB, Djulbegovic B, Garattini S, Grant J, Gulmezoglu AM, Howells DW, Ioannidis JP, Oliver S. Research: increasing value, reducing waste 1, How to increase value and reduce waste when research priorities are set. Lancet. 2014 Jan 11;383(9912):156-65. [Paper 1 for series on waste in research]. [To view the entire series, visit The Lancet online.]

Huang H, Ma X, Waagepetersen R, Holford TR, Wang R, Risch H, Mueller L, Guan Y. A new estimation approach for combining epidemiological data from multiple sources. J Am Stat Assoc. 2014 Jan 1;109(505):11-23. PMCID: PMC3964681 [Available on 2015/1/1]

Holford TR, Meza R, Warner KE, Meernik C, Jeon J, Moolgavkar SH, Levy DT. Tobacco Control and the Reduction in Smoking-Related Premature Deaths in the United States, 1964-2012. JAMA. 2014 Jan;311(2):164-171. PMCID: PMC4056770 [Available on 2015/1/8]

Hyder A, Lee HJ, Ebisu K, Koutrakis P, Belanger K, Bell ML. PM2.5 Exposure and Birth Outcomes: Use of Satellite- and Monitor-Based Data. Epidemiology. Jan 2014;25(1):58-67.

Ettinger AS, Roy A, Amarasiriwardena CJ, Smith D, Lupoli N, Mercado-García A, Lamadrid-Figueroa H, Tellez-Rojo MM, Hu H, Hernández-Avila M. Maternal Blood, Plasma, and Breast Milk Lead: Lactational Transfer and Contribution to Infant Exposure. Environ Health Perspect. 2014 January 1;122(1):87-92. PMCID: PMC3888576.

Pereira G, Belanger K, Ebisu K, Bell ML. Fine Particulate Matter and Risk of Preterm Birth in Connecticut in 2000-2006: A Longitudinal Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2014 Jan 1;179(1):67-74. PMCID:PMC3864709 [Available on 2015/1/1].


Asztalos EV1, Murphy KE, Willan AR, Matthews SG, Ohlsson A, Saigal S, Armson BA, Kelly EN, Delisle MF, Gafni A, Lee SK, Sananes R, Rovet J, Guselle P, Amankwah K, Saleem M, Sanchez J; MACS-5 Collaborative Group. Multiple courses of antenatal corticosteroids for preterm birth study: outcomes in children at 5 years of age (MACS-5). JAMA Pediatr. 2013 Dec;167(12):1102-10.

Baker JA, Pereira G. The efficacy of Botulinum Toxin A for spasticity and pain in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis using the Grades of Recommendation, Assessment, Development and Evaluation approach. Clin Rehabil. 2013 Dec;27(12):1084-96.


Collier CH, Risnes K, Norwitz ER, Bracken MB, Illuzzi JL. Maternal Infection in Pregnancy and Risk of Asthma in Offspring. Matern Child Health J. 2013 Dec;17(10):1940-50.


Kuller LH, Bracken MB, Ogino S, Prentice RL, Tracy RP. The Role of Epidemiology in the Era of Molecular Epidemiology and Genomics: Summary of the 2013 AJE-sponsored Society of Epidemiologic Research Symposium. Am J Epidemiol. 2013 Nov 1;178(9):1350-4. PMCID:PMC3988450 [Available on 2014/11/1].


Barrett JF, Hannah ME, Hutton EK, Willan AR, Allen AC, Armson BA, Gafni A, Joseph KS, Mason D, Ohlsson A, Ross S, Sanchez JJ, Asztalos EV, Twin Birth Study Collaborative Group. A randomized trial of planned cesarean or vaginal delivery for twin pregnancy. N Engl J Med. 2013 Oct 3;369(14):1295-305. Erratum in: N Engl J Med. 2013 Dec 12;369(24):2364. [Free Full Text.]


Li Q, Lan Q, Zhang Y, Bassig BA, Holford TR, Leaderer B, Boyle P, Zhu Y, Qin Q, Chanock S, Rothman N, Zheng T. Role of one-carbon metabolizing pathway genes and gene-nutrient interaction in the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Cancer Causes Control. 2013 Oct;24(10):1875-84. PMCID: PMC3951097 [Available on 2014/10/1]


DellaValle CT, Wheeler DC, Deziel NC, De Roos AJ, Cerhan JR, Cozen W, Severson RK, Flory AR, Locke SJ, Colt JS, Hartge P, Ward MH. Environmental determinants of polychlorinated biphenyl concentrations in residential carpet dust. Environ Sci Technol. 2013 Sep 17;47(18):10405-14. PMCID: PMC4076890. [available on 9/17/2014.]



Roush GC, Buddharaju V, Ernst ME, Holford TR. Chlorthalidone: mechanisms of action and effect on cardiovascular events. Curr Hypertens Rep. 2013 Oct;15(5):514-21.

Chen Y, Lan Q, Zheng T, Zhao N, Holford TR, Lerro C, Dai M, Huang H, Liang J, Ma S, Leaderer B, Boyle P, Chanock S, Rothman N, Zhang Y. Polymorphisms in JAK/STAT signaling pathway genes and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Leuk Res. 2013 Sep;37(9):1120-4. PMCID: PMC3998836 [Available on 2014/9/1]

Roy A, Ettinger AS, Hu H, Bellinger D, Schwartz J, Modali R, Wright RO, Palaniappan K, Balakrishnan K. Effect modification by transferrin C2 polymorphism on lead exposure, hemoglobin levels, and IQ. Neurotoxicology. 2013 Sep;38:17-22. PMCID: PMC3770761 [available on 9/1/2014].

Berndt SI, Skibola CF, Joseph V, Camp NJ, Nieters A, Wang Z, et al. Genome-wide association study identifies multiple risk loci for chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Nat Genet. 2013 Aug;45(8):868-76. PMCID: PMC3729927.

Egan KB, Ettinger AS, Bracken MB. Childhood body mass index and subsequent physician-diagnosed asthma: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies. BMC Pediatr. 2013 Aug 13;13:121. PMCID:PMC3751452.

Muller-Riemenschneider F, Pereira G, Villanueva K, Christian H, Knuiman M, Giles-Corti B, Bull FC. Neighborhood walkability and cardiometabolic risk factors in australian adults: an observational study. BMC Public Health. 2013 August 15;13:755. PMCID: PMC3844350.

Arbuckle TE, Fraser WD, Fisher M, Davis K, Liang CL, Lupien N, Bastien S, Velez MP, von Dadelszen P, Hemmings DG, Wang J, Helewa M, Taback S, Sermer M, Foster W, Ross G, Fredette P, Smith G, Walker M, Shear R, Dodds L, Ettinger AS, Weber JP, D'Amour M, Legrand M, Kumarathasan P, Vincent R, Luo ZC, Platt RW, Mitchell G, Hidiroglou N, Cockell K, Villeneuve M, Rawn DF, Dabeka R, Cao XL, Becalski A, Ratnayake N, Bondy G, Jin X, Wang Z, Tittlemier S, Julien P, Avard D, Weiler H, Leblanc A, Muckle G, Boivin M, Dionne G, Ayotte P, Lanphear B, Séguin JR, Saint-Amour D, Dewailly E, Monnier P, Koren G, Ouellet E. Cohort profile: the maternal-infant research on environmental chemicals research platform. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2013 Jul;27(4):415-25.

Zhao L, Bracken MB, DeWan AT. Genome-wide association study of pre-eclampsia detects novel maternal single nucleotide polymorphisms and copy-number variants in subsets of the Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome (HAPO) study cohort. Ann Hum Genet. 2013 Jul;77(4):277-87. PMCID:PMC3740040 [Available on 2014/10/2].

Chen Q, Zheng T, Lan Q, Lerro C, Zhao N, Qin Q, Hu X, Huang H, Liang J, Holford T, Leaderer B, Boyle P, Chanock SJ, Rothman N, Zhang Y. Single-nucleotide polymorphisms in genes encoding for CC chemokines were not associated with the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2013 Jul;22(7):1332-5. PMCID:PMC3753095.

Chen Y, Zheng T, Lan Q, Kim C, Qin Q, Foss F, Chen X, Holford T, Leaderer B, Boyle P, Wang C, Dai M, Liu Z, Ma S, Chanock SJ, Rothman N, Zhang Y. Polymorphisms in DNA repair pathway genes, body mass index, and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Am J Hematol. 2013 Jul;88(7):606-11. PMCID: PMC3902049.

Haggar F, Pereira G, Preen D, Woods J, Martel G, Boushey R, Mamazza J. Einarsdottir K. Maternal and neonatal outcomes in pregnancies following colorectal cancer. Surg Endosc. 2013 Jul;27(7):2327-36.

Ball SJ, Pereira G. Persistently high rates of preterm and small-for-gestational-age over two decades within regional Western Australia: A spatio-temporal study. Applied Geography. 2013 July;41:116–123.

Pereira G, Christian H, Foster S, Boruff BJ, Bull F, Knuiman M, Giles-Corti B. The association between neighborhood greenness and weight status: an observational study in Perth Western Australia. Environ Health. 2013 Jun 19;12:49. PMCID: PMC3710261.

Roush GC, Holford TR, Guddati AK. Chlorthalidone versus hydrochlorothiazide. Ann Intern Med. 2013 Jun;158(12):920.

Amarasiriwardena CJ, Jayawardene I, Lupoli N, Barnes RM, Hernandez-Avila M, Hu H, Ettinger AS. Comparison of digestion procedures and methods for quantification of trace lead in breast milk by isotope dilution inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Anal Methods. 2013;5(7):1676-1681. PMCID: PMC4010228.


Deziel NC, Ward MH, Bell EM, Whitehead TP, Gunier RB, Friesen MC, Nuckols JR. Temporal variability of pesticide concentrations in homes and implications for attenuation bias in epidemiologic studies. Environ Health Perspect. 2013 May;121(5):565-71. PMCID: PMC3672902.


Einarsdottir K, Haggar F, Pereira G, Leonard H, de Klerk N, Stanley FJ, Stock S. Role of public and private funding in the rising caesarean section rate: a cohort study. BMJ Open. 2013 May 2;3(5). PMCID: PMC3646173.

Wood LJ, Pereira G, Middleton N, Foster S. Socioeconomic area disparities in tobacco retail outlet density: a Western Australian analysis. Med J Aust. 2013 May 20;198(9):489-91.

Belanger K, Holford TR, Gent JF, Hill ME, Kezik JM, Leaderer BP. Household levels of nitrogen dioxide and pediatric asthma severity. Epidemiology. 2013 Mar;24(2):320-30. PMCID:PMC3686297.

Uzun A, Dewan AT, Istrail S, Padbury JF. Pathway-based genetic analysis of preterm birth. Genomics. 2013 Mar;101(3):163-70. PMCID:PMC3570639.

Zhao L, Bracken MB, DeWan AT, Chen S. Association between the SERPINE1 (PAI-1) 4G/5G insertion/deletion promoter polymorphism (rs1799889) and preeclampsia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Mol Hum Reprod. 2013 Mar;19(3):136-43.

Haggar FA, Pereira G, Preen DD, Holman CD, Einarsdottir K. Cancer survival and excess mortality estimates among adolescents and young adults in Western Australia, 1982-2004: a population-based study. PloS One. 2013 Feb;8(2):e55630. PMCID: PMC3566059.

Li Q, Holford TR, Zhang Y, Boyle P, Mayne ST, Dai M, Zheng T. Dietary fiber intake and risk of breast cancer by menopausal and estrogen receptor status. Eur J Nutr. 2013 Feb;52:217-23. PMCID: PMC3709253.

Pereira G, Haggar F, Shand AW, Bower C, Cook A, Nassar N. Association between pre-eclampsia and locally derived traffic-related air pollution: a retrospective cohort study. J Epidemiol Comm Health. 2013 Feb;67(2):147-52.

Bracken MB, Baker D, Cauley JA, Chambers C, Culhane J, Dabelea D, Dearborn D, Drews-Botsch CD, Dudley DJ, Durkin M, Entwisle B, Flick L, Hale D, Holl J, Hovell M, Hudak M, Paneth N, Specker B, Wilhelm M, Wyatt S. New models for large prospective studies: is there a risk of throwing out the baby with the bathwater? Am J Epidemiol. 2013 Feb 15;177(4):285-9. [Free Full Text.]


Deziel NC, Wei WQ, Abnet CC, Qiao YL, Sunderland D, Ren JS, Schantz MM, Zhang Y, Strickland PT, Abubaker S, Dawsey SM, Friesen MC, Roth MJ. A multi-day environmental study of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposure in a high-risk region for esophageal cancer in China. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2013 Jan-Feb;23(1):52-9. PMCID: PMC3504638.

Pereira G, Wood L, Foster S, Haggar F. Access to alcohol outlets, alcohol consumption and mental health. PloS One. 2013 Jan;8(1):e53461. PMCID: PMC3547008.

Villanueva K, Pereira G, Knuiman M, Bull F, Wood L, Christian H, Foster S, Boruff BJ, Beesley B, Hickey S, Joyce S, Nathan A, Saarloos D. Giles-Corti B. The impact of the built environment on health across the life course: design of a cross-sectional data linkage study. BMJ Open. 2013 Jan 16;3(1). PMCID: PMC3549251.

Andra SS, Makris KC, Christophi CA, Ettinger AS. Delineating the degree of association between biomarkers of arsenic exposure and type-2 diabetes mellitus. Int J Hyg Environ Health. 2013 Jan;216(1):35-49.

Belanger K, Buka S, Cherry DC, Dudley DJ, Elliott MR, Hale DE, Hertz-Picciotto I, Illuzzi JL, Paneth N, Robbins JM, Triche EW, Bracken MB. Implementing Provider-based Sampling for the National Children's Study: Opportunities and Challenges. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2013 Jan;27(1):20-26.

Bracken MB, Hertz-Picciotto I, Elliott MR, Dudley DJ, Buka S, Robbins JM, Paneth N. Response to Professor Olsen's Commentary on 'Random Sampling - Is It Worth It?'. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2013 Jan;27(1):29-30.

Deng Q, Zheng T, Lan Q, Lan Y, Holford T, Chen Y, Dai M, Leaderer B, Boyle P, Chanock SJ, Rothman N, Zhang Y. Occupational solvent exposure, genetic variation in immune genes, and the risk for non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Eur J Cancer Prev. 2013 Jan;22(1):77-82. PMCID: PMC3469764.

Gibson TM, Smedby KE, Skibola CF, Hein DW, Slager SL, de Sanjose S, Vajdic CM, Zhang Y, Chiu BC, Wang SS, Hjalgrim H, Nieters A, Bracci PM, Kricker A, Zheng T, Kolar C, Cerhan JR, Darabi H, Becker N, Conde L, Holford TR, Weisenburger DD, De Roos AJ, Butterbach K, Riby J, Cozen W, Benavente Y, Palmers C, Holly EA, Sampson JN, Rothman N, Armstrong BK, Morton LM. Smoking, variation in N-acetyltransferase 1 (NAT1) and 2 (NAT2), and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a pooled analysis within the InterLymph consortium. Cancer Causes Control.  2013 Jan;24:125-34. PMCID:PMC3529854.

Hu W, Bassig BA, Xu J, Zheng T, Zhang Y, Berndt SI, Holford TR, Hosgood HD 3rd, Leaderer B, Yeager M, Menashe I, Boyle P, Zou K, Zhu Y, Chanock S, Lan Q, Rothman N. Polymorphisms in pattern-recognition genes in the innate immunity system and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Environ Mol Mutagen. 2013 Jan;54(1):72-7.


Seow WJ, Pesatori AC, Dimont E, Farmer PB, Albetti B, Ettinger AS, Bollati V, Bolognesi C, Roggieri P, Panev TI, Georgieva T, Merlo DF, Bertazzi PA, Baccarelli AA. Urinary benzene biomarkers and DNA methylation in Bulgarian petrochemical workers: study findings and comparison of linear and beta regression models. PLoS One. 2012 Dec;7(12):e50471. PMCID:PMC3515615.

Zhao L, DeWan AT, Bracken MB. Association of maternal AGTR1 polymorphisms and preeclampsia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2012 Dec;25(12):2676-80. PMCID:PMC3635471.

Jiao J, Zheng T, Lan Q, Chen Y, Deng Q, Bi X, Kim C, Holford T, Leaderer B, Boyle P, Ba Y, Xia Z, Chanock SJ, Rothman N, Zhang Y. Occupational solvent exposure, genetic variation of DNA repair genes, and the risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Eur J Cancer Prev. 2012 Nov;21(6):580-4. PMCID: PMC3397155.

Nathan A, Pereira G, Foster S, Hooper P, Saarloos D, Giles-Corti B. Access to commercial destinations within the neighbourhood and walking among Australian older adults. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2012 Nov 20;9:133. PMCID: PMC3538606.

Pereira G, Cook AG, Haggar F, Bower C, Nassar N. Locally derived traffic-related air pollution and fetal growth restriction: a retrospective cohort study. Occup Environ Med. 2012 Nov;69(11):815-22.

Fu A, Leaderer BP, Gent JF, Leaderer D, Zhu Y. An environmental epigenetic study of ADRB2 5'-UTR methylation and childhood asthma severity. Clin Exp Allergy. 2012 Nov;42(11):1575-81. PMCID: PMC3673701.

Dewan AT, Egan KB, Hellenbrand K, Sorrentino K, Pizzoferrato N, Walsh KM, Bracken MB. Whole-exome sequencing of a pedigree segregating asthma. BMC Med Genet. 2012 Oct 9;13:95. PMCID: PMC3563469.

Gent JF, Kezik JM, Hill ME, Tsai E, Li D-W, Leaderer BP. Household mold and dust allergens: Exposure, sensitization and childhood asthma morbidityEnviron Res. 2012 Oct;118:86-93. PMCID: PMC3604733.

Jacobs DI, Bracken MB. Association between XRCC1 polymorphism 399 G- >A and glioma among Caucasians: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Med Genet. 2012 Oct 26;13:97. PMCID: PMC3560258.

Jacobs DI, Walsh KM, Wrensch M, Wiencke J, Jenkins R, Houlston RS, Bondy M, Simon M, Sanson M, Gousias K, Schramm J, Labussiere M, Di Stefano AL, Wichmann HE, Muller-Nurasyid M, Schreiber S, Franke A, Moebus S, Eisele L, Dewan AT, Dubrow R. Leveraging ethnic group incidence variation to investigate genetic susceptibility to glioma: a novel candidate SNP approach. Front Genet. 2012 Oct;3:203. PMCID: PMC3469791.

Popova EY, Xu X, DeWan AT, Salzberg AC, Berg A, Hoh J, Zhang SS, Barnstable CJ. Stage and gene specific signatures defined by histones H3K4me2 and H3K27me3 accompany mammalian retina maturation in vivo. PLoS One. 2012 Oct;7:e46867. PMCID: PMC3467275.

Deziel NC, Nuckols JR, Colt JS, De Roos AJ, Pronk A, Gourley C, Severson RK, Cozen W, Cerhan JR, Hartge P, Ward MH. Determinants of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and polychlorinated dibenzofurans in house dust samples from four areas of the United States. Sci Total Environ. 2012 Sep 1;433:516-22. PMCID: PMC3431600.


Bell ML, Belanger K. Review of research on residential mobility during pregnancy: consequences for assessment of prenatal environmental exposures. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2012 Sep;22(5):429-38. PMCID: PMC3543155.

Pettigrew MM, Laufer AS, Gent JF, Kong Y, Fennie KP, Metlay JP. Upper respiratory tract microbial communities, acute otitis media pathogens, and antibiotic use in healthy and sick children. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012 Sep;78(17):6262-70. PMCID:PMC3416608.

Roush GC, Guddati AK, Holford TR. Potency of office blood pressure from hydrochlorothiazide and chlorthalidone fails to explain cardiovascular events. Hypertension. 2012 Sep;60(3):e22; author reply e23. [Free Full Text.]

Yonkers KA, Norwitz ER, Smith MV, Lockwood CJ, Gotman N, Lin H, Luchansky E, Belanger K. Depression and serotonin reuptake inhibitor treatment as risk factors for preterm birth. Epidemiology. 2012 Sep;23(5):677-85. PMCID: PMC3415566.

Bell ML, Belanger K, Ebisu K, Gent JF, Leaderer BP. Relationship between birth weight and exposure to airborne fine particulate potassium and titanium during gestation. Environ Res. 2012 Aug;117:83-9. PMCID: PMC3418490.

Deziel NC, Buckley TJ, Sinha R, Abubaker S, Platz EA, Strickland PT. Comparability and repeatability of methods for estimating the dietary intake of the heterocyclic amine contaminant 2-amino-1-methyl-6-phenylimidazo[4,5b]pyridine (PhIP). Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess. 2012 Aug;29(8):1202-11. PMCID: PMC3412362.


Bi X, Zheng T, Lan Q, Xu Z, Chen Y, Zhu G, Foss F, Kim C, Dai M, Zhao P, Holford T, Leaderer B, Boyle P, Deng Q, Chanock SJ, Rothman N, Zhang Y. Genetic polymorphisms in IL10RA and TNF modify the association between blood transfusion and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Am J Hematol. 2012 Aug;87(8):766-9. PMCID: PMC3576861.

Holford TR, Clark L. Chapter 4: Development of the counterfactual smoking histories used to assess the effects of tobacco control. Risk Anal. 2012 Jul;32 Suppl 1:S39-50. PMCID: PMC3490210.

Holford TR, Ebisu K, McKay L, Oh C, Zheng T. Chapter 12: Yale lung cancer model. Risk Anal. 2012 Jul;32 Suppl 1:S151-65. PMCID: PMC3662537.

Holford TR, Levy DT. Chapter 14: Comparing the adequacy of carcinogenesis models in estimating U.S. population rates for lung cancer mortality. Risk Anal. 2012 Jul;32 Suppl 1:S179-89. PMCID: PMC3478769.

Makris KC, Christophi CA, Paisi M, Ettinger AS. A preliminary assessment of low level arsenic exposure and diabetes mellitus in Cyprus. BMC Public Health. 2012 Jul 4;12:334. PMCID: PMC3390279.

Afeiche M, Peterson KE, Sánchez BN, Schnaas L, Cantonwine D, Ettinger AS, Solano-González M, Hernández-Avila M, Hu H, Téllez-Rojo MM. Windows of lead exposure sensitivity, attained height, and body mass index at 48 months. J Pediatr. 2012 Jun;160(6):1044-9. PMCID:PMC3360798.

Pereira G, Blair E, Lawrence D. Validation of a model for optimal birth weight: a prospective study using serial ultrasounds. BMC Pediatr. 2012 Jun 15;12:73. PMCID: PMC3464982.

Pereira G, Foster S, Martin K, Christian H, Boruff BJ, Knuiman M, Giles-Corti B. The association between neighborhood greenness and cardiovascular disease: an observational study. BMC Public Health. 2012 Jun 21;12:466. PMCID: PMC3476430.

Roush GC, Holford TR, Guddati AK. Chlorthalidone compared with hydrochlorothiazide in reducing cardiovascular events: systematic review and network meta-analyses. Hypertension. 2012 Jun;59(6):1110-7. [Free Full Text.]

Sharma S, Poon A, Himes BE, Lasky-Su J, Sordillo JE, Belanger K, Milton DK, Bracken MB, Triche EW, Leaderer BP, Gold DR, Litonjua AA. Association of variants in innate immune genes with asthma and eczema. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2012 Jun;23(4):315-23. PMCID:PMC3412627.

Zhao L, Triche EW, Walsh KM, Bracken MB, Saftlas AF, Hoh J, DeWan ATGenome-wide association study identifies a maternal copy-number deletion in PSG11 enriched among preeclampsia patients. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2012 Jun 29; 12:61. PMCID: PMC3476390.

Kim C, Zheng T, Lan Q, Chen Y, Foss F, Chen X, Holford T, Leaderer B, Boyle P, Chanock SJ, Rothman N, Zhang Y. Genetic polymorphisms in oxidative stress pathway genes and modification of BMI and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012 May;21(5):866-8. PMCID:PMC3394153.

Aschebrook-Kilfoy B, Ward MH, Zheng T, Holford TR, Boyle P, Leaderer B, Zhang Y. Dietary nitrate and nitrite intake and non-Hodgkin lymphoma survival. Nutr Cancer. 2012 Apr;64(3):488-92. PMCID:PMC3380447.

Haggar FA, Preen DB, Pereira G, Holman CD, Einarsdottir K. Cancer incidence and mortality trends in Australian adolescents and young adults, 1982-2007. BMC Cancer. 2012 Apr 20;12:151. PMCID: PMC3404933.

Holford TR, Davis F, Higson SP. Recent trends in antibody based sensors. Biosens Bioelectron. 2012 Apr 15;34(1):12-24.

Moolgavkar SH, Holford TR, Levy DT, Kong CY, Foy M, Clarke L, Jeon J, Hazelton WD, Meza R, Schultz F, McCarthy W, Boer R, Gorlova O, Gazelle GS, Kimmel M, McMahon PM, de Koning HJ, Feuer EJ. Impact of reduced tobacco smoking on lung cancer mortality in the United States during 1975-2000. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2012 Apr 4;104(7):541-8. PMCID: PMC3317881.

Aschebrook-Kilfoy B, Zheng T, Foss F, Ma S, Han X, Lan Q, Holford T, Chen Y, Leaderer B, Rothman N, Zhang Y. Polymorphisms in immune function genes and non-Hodgkin lymphoma survival. J Cancer Surviv. 2012 Mar;6(1):102-14. PMCID:PMC3326600.

Bassig BA, Zheng T, Zhang Y, Berndt St, Holford TR, Hosgood HD 3rd, Hu W, Leaderer B, Yeager M, Menashe I, Boyle P, Xu J, Zou K, Zhu Y, Chanock S, Rothman N, Lan Q.  Polymorphisms in complement system genes and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Environ Mol Mutagen. 2012 Mar;53(2):145-51. PMCID: PMC3391498.

Windemuth A, de Leon J, Goethe JW, Schwartz HI, Woolley S, Susce M, Kocherla M, Bogaard K, Holford TR, Seip RL, Ruaño G. Validation of candidate genes associated with cardiovascular risk factors in psychiatric patients. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2012 Mar 30;36(2):213-9.

Zhang A, Hu H, Sánchez BN, Ettinger AS, Park SK, Cantonwine D, Schnaas L, Wright RO, Lamadrid-Figueroa H, Tellez-Rojo MM. Association between prenatal lead exposure and blood pressure in children. Environ Health Perspect. 2012 Mar;120(3):445-50. PMCID:PMC3295346.

Aschebrook-Kilfoy B, Heltshe SL, Nuckols JR, Sabra MM, Shuldiner AR, Mitchell BD, Airola M, Holford TR, Zhang Y, Ward MH. Modeled nitrate levels in well water supplies and prevalence of abnormal thyroid conditions among the Old Order Amish in Pennsylvania. Environ Health. 2012 Feb 17;11:6. PMCID: PMC3305600.

Illuzzi JL, Bracken MB. Electronic fetal heart rate monitoring and its relationship to neonatal and infant mortality in the United States. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Feb;206(2):e5. author reply e5-6.

Illuzzi JL, Lundsberg LS, Bracken MB. Hospital volume, provider volume, and complications after childbirth in U.S. hospitals. Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Feb;119(2 Pt 1):379. author reply 379-80.

Guillet R, Edwards AD, Thoresen M, Ferriero DM, Gluckman PD, Whitelaw A, Gunn AJ; CoolCap Trial Group. Seven- to eight-year follow-up of the CoolCap trial of head cooling for neonatal encephalopathy. Pediatr Res. 2012 Feb; 71(2):205-9.

Bracken MB. Steroids for acute spinal cord injury.Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012 Jan 18;1:CD001046.

Claus Henn B, Schnaas L, Ettinger AS, Schwartz J, Lamadrid-Figueroa H, Hernández-Avila M, Amarasiriwardena C, Hu H, Bellinger DC, Wright RO, Tèllez-Rojo MM. Association of Early Childhood Manganese and Lead Co-exposure with Neurodevelopment. Environ Health Perspect. 2012 Jan;120(1):126-31. PMCID: PMC3261931.

DellaValle CT, Triche EW, Leaderer BP, Bell ML.  Effects of Ambient Pollen Concentrations on Frequency and Severity of Asthma Symptoms Among Asthmatic ChildrenEpidemiology. 2012 Jan;23(1):55-63. PMCID: PMC3246281.

Martinussen MP, Risnes KR, Jacobsen GW, Bracken MB. Folic acid supplementation in early pregnancy and asthma in children aged 6 years. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Jan;206(1):72e1-7. PMCID: PMC3246127.

Pereira G, Cook A, Haggar F, Bower C, Nassar N. Seasonal variation in fetal growth: accounting for sociodemographic, biological, and environmental exposures. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Jan;206(1):74.e1-7.

Sebastiani P, Solovieff N, Dewan AT, Walsh KM, Puca A, Hartley SW, Melista E, Andersen S, Dworkis DA, Wilk JB, Myers RH, Steinberg MH, Montano M, Baldwin CT, Hoh J, Perls TT. Genetic signatures of exceptional longevity in humans. PLoS One. 2012 Jan;7:e29848. PMCID: PMC3261167.

Dellavalle CT, Triche EW, Bell ML. Spatial and temporal modeling of daily pollen concentrations. Int J Biometeorol. 2012 Jan;56(1):183-94.

Kezik J, Hill M.  Increase your OUTPUT with PROC MEANS and PROC FREQ. accepted in the Coders' Corner Section for SAS Global Forum 2012.


Sordillo JE, Sharma S, Poon A, Lasky-Su J, Belanger K, Milton DK, Bracken MB, Triche EW, Leaderer BP, Gold DR, Litonjua AA. Effects of endotoxin exposure on childhood asthma risk are modified by a genetic polymorphism in ACAA1. BMC Med Genet. 2011 Dec 8;12:158. PMCID: PMC3252252.

Wu C, Walsh KM, Dewan AT, Hoh J, Wang Z. Disease risk prediction with rare and common variants. BMC Proc. 2011 Nov 29;5 Suppl 9:S61. PMCID: PMC3287900.


Kordas K, Ardoino G, Ciccariello D, Mañay N, Ettinger AS, Cook CA, Queirolo El.  Association of maternal and child blood lead and hemoglobin levels with maternal perceptions of parenting their young children. Neurotoxicology. 2011 Dec;32(6):693-701.

Claus Henn B, Kim J, Wessling-Resnick M, Téllez-Rojo MM, Jayawardene I, Ettinger AS, Hernández-Avila M, Schwartz J, Christiani DC, Hu H, Wright RO. Associations of iron metabolism genes with blood manganese levels: a population-based study with validation data from animal models. Environ Health. 2011 Nov 10;10:97. PMCID: PMC3248860.


Yonkers KA, Gotman N, Smith MV, Forray A, Belanger K, Brunetto WL, Lin H, Burkman RT, Zelop CM, Lockwood CJ.  Does Antidepressant Use attenuate the Risk of a Major Depressive Episode in Pregnancy?  Epidemiology. 2011 Nov;22(6):848-54. PMCID: PMC3188383.


Pettigrew MM, Gent JF, Pyles RB, Miller AL, Nokso-Koivisto J, Chonmaitree T. Viral-bacterial interactions and risk of acute otitis media complicating upper respiratory tract infection. J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Nov;49(11):3750-5. PMCID:PMC3209086.


Ruano G, Windemuth A, Wu AH, Kane JP, Malloy MJ, Pullinger CR, Kocherla M, Bogaard K, Gordon BR, Holford TR, Gupta A, Seip RL, Thompson PD. Mechanisms of statin-induced myalgia assessed by physiogenomic associations. Atherosclerosis. 2011 Oct;218(2):451-6. PMCID: PMC3224998.

Afeiche M, Peterson KE, Sánchez BN, Cantonwine D, Lamadrid-Figueroa H, Schnaas L, Ettinger AS, Hernández-Avila M, Hu H, Tèllez-Rojo MM. Prenatal lead exposure and weight of 0- to 5-year-old children in Mexico City. Environ Health Perspect. 2011 Oct;119(10):1436-41. PMCID: PMC3230436.

Kordas K, Ettinger AS, Bellinger DC, Schnaas L, Tèllez Rojo MM, Hernández-Avila M, Hu H, Wright RO.  A dopamine receptor (DRD2) but not dopamine transporter (DAT1) gene polymorphism is associated with neurocognitive development of Mexican preschool children with lead exposure. J Pediatr. 2011 Oct;159(4):638-43. PMCID: PMC3158955.


Deziel NC, Viet SM, Rogers JW, Camann DE, Marker DA, Heikkinen MS, Yau AY, Stout DM 2nd, Dellarco M. Comparison of wipe materials and wetting agents for pesticide residue collection from hard surfaces. Sci Total Environ. 2011 Sep 15;409(20):4442-8. PMCID: PMC3178880.


Murphy KE, Hannah ME, Willan AR, Ohlsson A, Kelly EN, Matthews SG, Saigal S, Asztalos E, Ross S, Delisle MF, Tomat L, Amankwah K, Guselle P, Gafni A, Lee SK, Armson BA; MACS Collaborative GroupMaternal side-effects after multiple courses of antenatal corticosteroids (MACS): the three-month follow-up of women in the randomized controlled trial of MACS for preterm birth study. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2011 Sep;33(9):909-21.


Zota AR, Schaider LA, Ettinger AS, Wright RO, Shine JP, Spengler JD.  Metal sources and exposures in the homes of young children living near a mining-impacted Superfund site. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol.  2011 Sep;21(5):495-505. PMCID: PMC3161168.

Parker JD, Rich DQ, Glinianaia SV, Leem JH, Wartenberg D, Bell ML, Bonzini M, Brauer M, Darrow L, Gehring U, Gouveia N, Grillo P, Ha E, van den Hooven EH, Jalaludin B, Jesdale BM, Lepeule J, Morello-Frosch R, Morgan GG, Slama R, Pierik FH, Pesatori AC, Sathyanarayana S, Seo J, Strickland M, Tamburic L, Woodruff TJ.  The International Collaboration on Air Pollution and Pregnancy Outcomes: Initial Results. Environ Health Perspect. 2011 Jul;119(7):1023-8. PMCID: PMC3222970.

Zhu G, Pan D, Zheng T, Lan Q, Chen X, Chen Y, Kim C, Bi X, Holford T, Boyle P, Leaderer B, Chanock SJ, Rothman N, Zhang Y. Polymorphisms in Th1/Th2 cytokine genes, hormone replacement therapy, and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Front Oncol. 2011 Jul 28;1(21). pii: 00021. PMCID: PMC3237699.


Barber EL, Lundsberg LS, Belanger K, Pettker CM Funai EF, Illuzzi JL. Indications contributing to the increasing cesarean delivery rateObstet Gynecol. 2011 Jul; 118(1):29-38. PMCID:PMC3751192.

Shen M, Zheng T, Lan Q, Zhang Y, Hosgood HD 3rd, Zahm SH, Holford TR, Leaderer B, Yeager M, Yuenger J, Chanock S, Rothman N. Polymorphisms in integrin genes and lymphoma risk. Leuk Res. 2011 Jul;35(7):968-70. PMCID:PMC3232182.

Zhao L, Bracken MB. Association of CD14-260 (-159) C>T and asthma: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Med Genet. 2011 Jul;12(1)93. PMCID: PMC3148550.


Ebisu K, Holford TR, Belanger KD, Leaderer BP, Bell ML. Urban land-use and respiratory symptoms in infants. Environ Res. 2011 Jul;111(5):677-84. PMCID: PMC3114197.


Murk W, Walsh K, Hsu L-I, Zhao L, Bracken MB, DeWan AT. Attempted replication of 50 reported asthma risk genes identifies SNPs in RAD50 as associated with childhood atopic asthma. Hum Hered. 2011 Jul;71:97-105.


Risnes KR, Vatten LJ, Baker JL, Jameson K, Sovio U, Kajantie E, Osler M, Morley R, Jokela M, Painter RC, Sundh V, Jacobsen GW, Eriksson J, Sørensen TIA, Bracken MB. Birthweight and mortality in adulthood: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Epidemiol. 2011 Jun;40(3):647-61. [Free Full Text.]


Murk W, Risnes K, Bracken MB. Prenatal or early life exposure to antibiotics and risk of childhood asthma: a systematic review. Pediatrics. 2011 Jun;127(6):1125-38. [Free Full Text.]


Deziel NC, Strickland PT, Platz EA, Abubaker S, Buckley TJ. Comparison of standard methods for assessing dietary intake of benzo[a]pyrene. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2011 May;20(5):962-70. [Free Full Text.]


Lan Q, Wang SS, Menashe I, Armstrong B, Zhang Y, Hartge P, Purdue MP, Holford TR, Morton LM, Kricker A, Cerhan JR, Grulich A, Cozen W, Zahm SH, Yeager M, Vajdic CM, Schenk M, Leaderer B, Yuenger J, Severson RK, Chatterjee N, Chanock SJ, Zheng T, Rothman N. Genetic variation in Th1/Th2 pathway genes and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a pooled analysis of three population-based case-control studies. Br J Haematol. 2011 May;153(3):341-50. PMCID: PMC3075370.


Wu C, DeWan A, Hoh J, Wang Z. A comparison of association methods correcting for population stratification in case-control studies. Ann Hum Genet. 2011 May;75(3):418-27. PMCID: PMC3215268.


Walsh KM, Bracken MB. Copy-number variation in the dosage-sensitive 16p11.2 interval accounts for only a small proportion of autism incidence: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Genet Med. 2011 May;13(5):377-84.


Lee HJ, Gent JF, Leaderer BP, Koutrakis P. Spatial and temporal variability of fine particle composition and source types in five cities of Connecticut and MassachusettsSci Total Environ. 2011 May;409:2133-2142. PMCID:PMC3269973.


Hutton EK, Hannah ME, Ross SJ, Delisle MF, Carson GD, Windrim R, Ohlsson A, Willan AR, Gafni A, Sylvestre G, Natale R, Barrett Y, Pollard JK, Dunn MS, Turtle P; Early ECV2 Trial Collaborative GroupThe Early External Cephalic Version (ECV) 2 Trial: An International Multicentre Randomised Conrolled Trial of Timing of ECV for Breech PregnanciesBJOG.  2011 Apr;118(5):564-77. PMCID: PMC3085121

Hosgood HD 3rd, Purdue MP, Wang SS, Zheng T, Morton LM, Lan Q, Menashe I, Zhang Y, Cerhan JR, Grulich A, Cozen W, Yeager M, Holford TR, Vajdic CM, Davis S, Leaderer B, Kricker A, Schenk M, Zahm SH, Chatterjee N, Chanock SJ, Rothman N, Hartge P, Armstrong B. A pooled analysis of three studies evaluating genetic variation in innate immunity genes and non-Hodgkin lymphoma risk. Br J Haematol. 2011 Mar;152(6):721-6. PMCID:PMC3253820.


Bracken MB. Preregistration of epidemiology protocols: a commentary in support. Epidemiology. 2011 Mar;22:135-137.

Barry KH, Zhang Y, Lan Q, Zahm SH, Holford TR, Leaderer B, Boyle P, Hosgood HD 3rd, Chanock S, Yeager M, Rothman N, Zheng T. Genetic variation in metabolic genes, occupational solvent exposure, and risk of non-hodgkin lymphoma. Am J Epidemiol. 2011 Feb 15;173(4):404-13. PMCID:PMC3032803.


Triche EW, Lundsberg LS, Wickner P, Belanger K, Leaderer BP, Bracken MB. Association of maternal anemia with increased wheeze and asthma in children. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2011 Feb;106(2):131-139. PMCID:PMC3073499.


Laufer AS, Metlay JP, Gent JF, Fennie KP, Kong Y, Pettigrew MM. Microbial communities of the upper respiratory tract and otitis media in children. MBio. 2011 Feb;2(1):e00245-10. PMCID: PMC3031303.


Barber EL, Funai EF, Bracken MB, Illuzzi JL. Interpretation of 2002 Centers for Disease Control guidelines for group B streptococcus and evolving provider practice patterns. Am J Perinatol. 2011 Feb;28(2):97-102. PMCID: PMC3224803.

Archabald K, Lundsberg L, Triche E, Norwitz E, Illuzzi J.  Women's prenatal concerns regarding breastfeeding: are they being addressed? J Midwifery Womens Health. 2011 Jan-Feb;56(1):2-7.

Walsh KM, Choi M, Oberg K, Kulke MH, Yao JC, Wu C, Jurkiewicz M, Hsu LI, Hooshmand SM, Hassan M, Janson ET, Cunningham JL, Vosburgh E, Sackler RS, Lifton RP, Dewan AT, Hoh J. A pilot genome-wide association study shows genomic variants enriched in the non-tumor cells of patients with well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumors of the ileum. Endocr Relat Cancer. 2011 Jan 13;18(1):171-80. PMCID: PMC3221459.


Chen Y, Zheng T, Lan Q, Foss F, Kim C, Chen X, Dai M, Li Y, Holford T, Leaderer B, Boyle P, Chanock SJ, Rothman N, Zhang Y. Cytokine polymorphisms in Th1/Th2 pathway genes, body mass index, and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Blood. 2011 Jan 13;117(2):585-90. PMCID:PMC3031482.

Roy A, Hu H, Bellinger DC, Mukherjee B, Modali R, Nasaruddin K, Schwartz J, Wright RO, Ettinger AS, Palaniapan K, Balakrishnan K. Hemoglobin, lead exposure, and intelligence quotient: effect modification by the DRD2 Taq IA polymorphism. Environ Health Perspect. 2011 Jan;119(1):144-9. PMCID: PMC3018494.


Skene KJ, Gent JF, McKay LA, Belanger K, Leaderer BP, Holford TR. Modeling effects of traffic and landscape characteristics on ambient nitrogen dioxide in Connecticut. Atmos Environ (1994). 2010 Dec;44:5156-5164. PMCID:PMC2976574.

Han X, Li Y, Huang J, Zhang Y, Holford T, Lan Q, Rothman N, Zheng T, Kosorok MR, Ma S. Identification of predictive pathways for non-hodgkin lymphoma prognosis. Cancer Inform. 2010 Dec 7;9:281-92. PMCID: PMC3021201.


Cantonwine D, Hu H, Sanchez BN, Lamadrid-Figueroa H, Smith D, Ettinger AS, Mercado-Garcia A, Hernandez-Avila M, Wright RO, Tellez-Rojo MM. Critical windows of fetal lead exposure: adverse impacts on length of gestation and risk of premature delivery. J Occup Environ Med. 2010 Nov;52(11):1106-11. PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3003442.


Shen M, Menashe I, Morton LM, Zhang Y, Armstrong B, Wang SS, Lan Q, Hartge P, Purdue MP, Cerhan JR, Grulich A, Cozen W, Yeager M, Holford TR, Vajdic CM, Davis S, Leaderer B, Kricker A, Severson RK, Zahm SH, Chatterjee N, Rothman N, Chanock SJ, Zheng T. Polymorphisms in DNA repair genes and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in a pooled analysis of three studies. Br J Haematol. 2010 Nov;151(3):239-44. PMCID:PMC2967772.


Bell ML, Belanger K, Ebisu K, Gent JF, Lee HJ, Koutrakis P, Leaderer BP. Prenatal exposure to fine particulate matter and birth weight: variations by particulate constituents and sources. Epidemiology. 2010 Nov 21(6):884-91. PMCID:PMC3055585.


Thorleifsson G, Walters GB, Hewitt AW, Masson G, Helgason A, DeWan A, Sigurdsson A, Jonasdottir A, Gudjonsson SA, Magnusson KP, Stefansson H, Lam DS, Tam PO, Gudmundsdottir GJ, Southgate L, Burdon KP, Gottfredsdottir MS, Aldred MA, Mitchell P, St Clair D, Collier DA, Tang N, Sveinsson O, Macgregor S, Martin NG, Cree AJ, Gibson J, Macleod A, Jacob A, Ennis S, Young TL, Chan JC, Karwatowski WS, Hammond CJ, Thordarson K, Zhang M, Wadelius C, Lotery AJ, Trembath RC, Pang CP, Hoh J, Craig JE, Kong A, Mackey DA, Jonasson F, Thorsteinsdottir U, Stefansson K. Common variants near CAV1 and CAV2 are associated with primary open-angle glaucoma. Nat Genet. 2010 Oct;42(10):906-9. PMCID: PMC3222888.


DeWan AT, Triche EW, Xu X, Hsu L-I, Zhao C, Belanger K, Hellenbrand K, Willis-Owen SAG, Moffatt M, Cookson WOC, Weiss ST, Gauderman WJ, Baurley JW, Gilliland F, Wilk JB, O’Connor GT, Strachan DP, Hoh J, Bracken MB. PDE11A associations with asthma: results of a genome-wide association scan. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2010 Oct;126: 871-873. PMCID: PMC3133448.


Kordas K, Queirolo EI, Ettinger AS, Wright RO, Stoltzfus RJ. Prevalence and predictors of exposure to multiple metals in preschool children from Montevideo, Uruguay. Sci Total Environ. 2010 Sep 15;408(20):4488-94. PMCID: PMC2926270.


Gent JF, Bell ML. Air Pollution, Population Vulnerability, and Standards for Ambient Air Quality. Invited Commentary. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2010 Aug 1;182(3):296-7.


Walsh K, Bracken MB, Murk WK, Hoh J, DeWan AT. The association between reduced copy-number at T-cell receptor gamma ( TCRγ) and childhood allergic asthma: a possible role for somatic mosaicism. Mutat Res. 2010 Aug 7;690(1-2):89-94. PMCID: PMC2914201.


Saftlas AF, Triche EW, Beydoun H, Bracken MB. Does chocolate intake during pregnancy reduce the risks of preeclampsia and gestational hypertension? Ann Epidemiol. 2010 Aug;20:584-591. PMCID: PMC2901253.


Claus Henn B, Ettinger AS, Schwartz J, Tellez-Rojo MM, Lamadrid-Figueroa H, Hernandez-Avila M, Schnaas L, Amarasiriwardena C, Bellinger DC, Hu H, Wright RO. Early postnatal blood manganese levels and children's neurodevelopment. Epidemiology. 2010 Jul;21(4):433-9. PMCID: PMC3127440.


Cantonwine D, Hu H, Tellez-Rojo MM, Sanchez BN, Lamadrid-Figueroa H, Ettinger AS, Mercado-Garcia A, Hernandez-Avila M, Wright RO. HFE gene variants modify the association between maternal lead burden and infant birthweight: a prospective birth cohort study in Mexico City, Mexico. Environ Health. 2010 Jul 26;9:43. PMCID: PMC2916893.


Han X, Zheng T, Foss FM, Ma S, Holford TR, Boyle P, Leaderer B, Zhao P, Dai M, Zhang Y. Alcohol consumption and non-Hodgkin lymphoma survival. J Cancer Surviv. 2010 Jun;4(2):101-9. PMCID:PMC3141078.


Kilfoy BA, Ward MH, Zheng T, Holford TR, Boyle P, Zhao P, Dai M, Leaderer B, Zhang Y. Risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and nitrate and nitrite from the diet in Connecticut women. Cancer Causes Control. 2010 Jun;21(6):889-96. PMCID:PMC3086573.


DeWan AT. Five classic articles in genetic epidemiology. Yale J Biol Med. 2010 Jun;83(2):87-90. PMCID: PMC2892761.


Li Y, Zheng T, Kilfoy BA, Lan Q, Holford T, Han X, Zhao P, Dai M, Leaderer B, Rothman N, Zhang Y. Genetic polymorphisms in cytochrome P450s, GSTs, NATs, alcohol consumption and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Am J Hematol. 2010 Mar;85(3):213-5. PMCID:PMC2965357.


Belanger K, Hellenbrand ME, Holford TR, Bracken MB. Effect of pregnancy on maternal asthma symptoms and medication use. Obstet Gynecol. 2010; Mar;115(3):559-67. PMCID: PMC3176497.


Laufer AS, Thomas JC, Figueira M, Gent JF, Pelton SI, Pettigrew MM. Capacity of serotype 19A and 15B/C Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates for experimental otitis media: Implications for the conjugate vaccine. Vaccine. 2010 Mar 11;28(12):2450-7. PMCID:PMC2851619.

Risnes KR, Belanger K, Murk W, Bracken MB. Antibiotic Exposure by 6 Months and Asthma and Allergy at 6 Years: Findings in a cohort of 1,401 US Children. Am J Epidemiol. 2011 Feb 1;173(3):310-8. PMCID: PMC3105273.

Lykke JA, Paidas MJ, Damm P, Triche EW, Kuczynski E, Langhoff-Roos J. Preterm delivery and risk of subsequent cardiovascular morbidity and type-II diabetes in the mother. BJOG. 2010 Feb;117(3):274-81.

Mathias RK, Grant AV, Rafaels N, Hand T, Gao L, Vergara C, Tsai YJ, Yang M, Campbell M, Foster C, Gao P, Togias A, Hansel NH, Diette G, Adkinson NF, Liu MC, Faruque M, Dunston GM, Watson HR, Bracken MB, Hoh J, Maul P, Maul T, Jedlicka AE, Murray T, Hetmanski JB, Ashworth R, Ongaco CM, Hetrick KN, Doheny KF, Pugh EW, Ford J, Eng C, Burchard EG, Sleiman PMA, Hakonarson H, Forno E, Raby BA, Weiss ST, Scott AF, Kabesch M, Liang L, Abecasis G, Moffatt MF, Cookson WOC, Ruczinski I, Beaty TH, Barnes KC. A Genome-Wide Association Study on African-Ancestry Populations for Asthma. J Aller Clin Immunol. 2010 Feb;125:336-346. PMCID: PMC3606015.

Allen NB, Holford TR, Bracken MB, Goldstein LB, Howard G, Wang Y, Lichtman JH. Geographic Variation in One-Year Recurrent Ischemic Stroke Rates for Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries in the USA. Neuroepidemiology. 2010 Feb;34:123-129. PMCID: PMC2837886.

Holford TR, Ebisu K, McKay LA, Gent JF, Triche EW, Bracken MB, Leaderer BP. Integrated Exposure Modeling: A Model Using GIS and GLM. Stat Med. 2010 Jan 15;29(1):116-129. PMCID: PMC3182125.

Han X, Zheng T, Foss FM, Lan Q, Holford TR, Rothman N, Ma S, Zhang Y. Genetic polymorphisms in the metabolic pathway and non-Hodgkin lymphoma survival. Am J Hematol. 2010 Jan;85(1):51-6. PMCID: PMC2964927.

Ma S, Zhang Y, Huang J, Han X, Holford T, Lan Q, Rothman N, Boyle P, Zheng T. Identification of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Prognosis Signatures Using the CTGDR Method. Bioinformatics. 2010 Jan 1;26(1):15-21. PMCID:PMC2796812.


Kilfoy BA, Zheng T, Lan Q, Han X, Holford T, Hein DW, Qin Q, Leaderer B, Morton LM, Yeager M, Boyle P, Zhao P, Chanock S, Rothman N, Zhang Y. Genetic variation in N-acetyltransferases 1 and 2, cigarette smoking, and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Cancer Causes Control. 2010 Jan;21(1):127-33. PMCID:PMC2972187.



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Kershnar R, Hooper C, Gold M, Norwitz ER, Illuzzi JL. Adolescent medicine: attitudes, training, and experience of pediatric, family medicine, and obstetric-gynecology residents. Yale J Biol Med. 2009 Dec;82(4):129-41. PMCID:PMC2794488.

Kang EM, Lundsberg L, Illuzzi J, Bracken MB. Association of prenatal exposure to acetaminophen and asthma in children: a prospective study. Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Dec;114(6):1295-306. PMCID:PMC3237391.

Zhang Y, Hughes KJ, Zahm SH, Zhang Y, Holford TR, Dai L, Bai Y, Han X, Qin Q, Lan Q, Rothman N, Zhu Y, Leaderer B, Zheng T. Genetic Variations in Xenobiotic Metabolic Pathway Genes, Personal Hair Dye Use, and Risk of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. Am J Epidemiol. 2009 Nov 15;170(10):1222-30. PMCID:PMC2781758.

Harris CR, Dewan A, Zupnick A, Normart R, Gabriel A, Prives C, Levine AJ, Hoh J. p53 responsive elements in human retrotransposons. Oncogene. 2009 Nov 5;28(44):3857-65. PMCID: PMC3193277.


Jiao X, Yang Z, Yang X, Chen Y, Tong Z, Zhao C, Zeng J, Chen H, Gibbs D, Sun X, Li B, Wakins WS, Meyer C, Wang X, Kasuga D, Bedell M, Pearson E, Weinreb RN, Leske MC, Hennis A, DeWan A, Nemesure B, Jorde LB, Hoh J, Hejtmancik JF, Zhang K. Common variants on chromosome 2 and risk of primary open-angle glaucoma in the Afro-Caribbean population of Barbados. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Oct 6;106(40):17105-10. PMCID: PMC2761374.

Gent JF, Belanger K, Triche EW, Bracken MB, Beckett WS, Leaderer BP. Association of pediatric asthma severity with exposure to common household dust allergens. Environ Res. 2009 Aug;109(6):768-74. PMCID:PMC2706291.

Yonkers KA, Smith MV, Gotman N, Belanger K. Typical somatic symptoms of pregnancy and their impact on a diagnosis of major depressive disorder. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2009 Jul-Aug;31(4):327-33. PMCID: PMC2748743.

Bundy KW, Gent JF, Beckett W, Bracken MB, Belanger K, Triche EW, Leaderer BP. Household airborne Penicillium associated with peak flow variability in asthmatic children. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2009 Jul;103(1):26-30. PMCID:PMC2746059.

Gent JF, Koutrakis P, Belanger K, Triche E, Holford TR, Bracken MB, Leaderer BP. Symptoms and Medication Use in Children with Asthma and Traffic-related Sources of Fine Particle Pollution. Environ Health Perspect: 2009 Jul;117(7):1168-74. PMCID:PMC2717146.

Lan Q, Morton LM, Armstrong B, Hartge P, Menashe I, Zheng T, Purdue MP, Cerhan JR, Zhang Y, Grulich A, Cozen W, Yeager M, Holford TR, Vajdic CM, Davis S, Leaderer B, Kricker A, Schenk M, Zahm SH, Chatterjee N, Chanock SJ, Rothman N, Wang SS. Genetic variation in caspase genes and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a pooled analysis of 3 population-based case-control studies. Blood. 2009 Jul 9;114(2):264-7. PMCID:PMC2714202.

Lykke JA, Langhoff-Roos J, Sibai BM, Funai EF, Triche EW, Paidas MJ. Hypertensive pregnancy disorders and subsequent cardiovascular morbidity and type 2 diabetes mellitus in the mother. Hypertension. 2009 Jun;53(6):944-51. [Free Full Text.]


Han X, Zheng T, Lan Q, Zhang Y, Kilfoy BA, Qin Q, Rothman N, Zahm SH, Holford TR, Leaderer B, Zhang Y. Genetic polymorphisms in nitric oxide synthase genes modify the relationship between vegetable and fruit intake and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009 May;18(5):1429-38. PMCID:PMC2965355.


SanGiovanni JP, Arking DE, Iyengar SK, Elashoff M, Clemons TE, Reed GF, Henning AK, Sivakumaran TA, Xu X, DeWan A, Agron E, Rochtchina E, Sue CM, Wang JJ, Mitchell P, Hoh J, Francis PJ, Klein ML, Chew EY, Chakravarti A. Mitochondrial DNA variants of respiratory complex I that uniquely characterize haplogroup T2 are associated with increased risk of age-related macular degeneration. PLoS One. 2009 May;4(5):e5508. PMCID: PMC2677106.


Morton LM, Purdue MP, Zheng T, Wang SS, Armstrong B, Zhang Y, Menashe I, Chatterjee N, Davis S, Lan Q, Vajdic CM, Severson RK, Holford TR, Kricker A, Cerhan JR, Leaderer B, Grulich A, Yeager M, Cozen W, Hoar Zahm S, Chanock SJ, Rothman N, Hartge P. Risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma associated with germline variation in genes that regulate the cell cycle, apoptosis, and lymphocyte development. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009 Apr;18(4):1259-70. PMCID: PMC2716008.


Rothberg BEG, Bracken MB, Rimm DL. Tissue biomarkers for prognosis in cutaneous melanoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2009 Apr 1;101(7):452-74. PMCID:PMC2720709.


Wang SS, Purdue MP, Cerhan JR, Zheng T, Menashe I, Armstrong BK, Lan Q, Hartge P, Kricker A, Zhang Y, Morton LM, Vajdic CM, Holford TR, Severson RK, Grulich A, Leaderer BP, Davis S, Cozen W, Yeager M, Chanock SJ, Chatterjee N, Rothman N. Common gene variants in the tumor necrosis factor (TNF) and TNF receptor superfamilies and NF-kB transcription factors and non-Hodgkin lymphoma risk. PLoS One. 2009 Apr;4(4):e5360. PMCID:PMC2669130.

Spoozak L, Gotman N, Smith MV, Belanger K, Yonkers KA. Evaluation of a social support measure that may indicate risk of depression during pregnancy. J Affect Disord. 2009 Apr;114(1-3):216-23. PMCID: PMC2654337.

Battin MR, Thoresen M, Robinson E, Polin RA, Edwards DA,Gunn AJ, Cool CapTrial Group. Does head cooling with mild systemic hypothermia affect requirement for blood pressure support? Pediatrics. 2009 Mar;123:1031-6. [Free Full Text.]

Bracken MB. Why animal studies are often poor predictors of human reactions to exposure. J R Soc Med. 2009 Mar;102:120-122. PMCID:PMC2746847.

Bracken MB. Why are so many epidemiology associations inflated or wrong? Does poorly conducted animal research suggest implausible hypotheses? Ann Epidemiol. 2009 Mar;102(3):120-2.

Purdue MP, Lan Q, Wang SS, Kricker A, Menashe I, Zheng TZ, Hartge P, Grulich AE, Zhang Y, Morton LM, Vajdic CM, Holford TR, Severson RK, Leaderer BP, Cerhan JR, Yeager M, Cozen W, Jacobs K, Davis S, Rothman N, Chanock SJ, Chatterjee N, Armstrong BK. A pooled investigation of Toll-like receptor gene variants and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Carcinogenesis. 2009 Feb;30(2):275-81. PMCID: PMC2639046.

Wang R, Zhang Y, Lan Q, Holford TR, Leaderer B, Zahm SH, Boyle P, Dosemeci M, Rothman N, Zhu Y, Qin Q, Zheng T. Occupational exposure to solvents and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in Connecticut women. Am J Epidemiol. 2009 Jan 15;169(2):176-85. PMCID: PMC2727253.

Koutros S, Baris D, Bell E, Zheng T, Zhang Y, Holford TR, Leaderer BP, Landgren O, Zahm SH. Use of hair colouring products and risk of multiple myeloma among US women. Occup Environ Med. 2009 Jan;66(1):68-70. PMCID: PMC2756225.


Wu C, Zhang H, Liu X, Dewan A, Dubrow R, Ying Z, Yang Y, Hoh J. Detecting essential and removable interactions in genome-wide association studies. Stat Interface. 2009 Jan 1;2(2):161-170. PMCID: PMC3002050.


Gent JF, Belanger K. (contributing scientific authors) U.S. EPA. Integrated Science Assessment for Oxides of Nitrogen – Health Criteria (Final Report). EPA/600/R-08/071, 2008.

Lo AC, Triche EW. Improving gait in multiple sclerosis using robot-assisted, body weight supported treadmill training. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2008 Nov-Dec;22(6):661-71.

Pettigrew MM, Gent JF, Revai K, Patel JA, Chonmaitree T. Microbial interactions during upper respiratory tract infections. Emerg Infect Dis. 2008 Oct;14(10):1584-91. PMCID:PMC2609881.

St Clair C, Norwitz ER, Woensdregt K, Cackovic M, Shaw JA, Malkus H, Ehrenkranz RA, Illuzzi JL. The Probability of Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome as a Function of Gestational Age and Lecithin/Sphingomyelin Ratio. Am J Perinatol. 2008 Sep;25(8):473-80. PMCID: PMC3095020.

Francis PJ, Zhang H, Dewan A, Hoh J, Klein ML. Joint effects of polymorphisms in the HTRA1, LOC387715/ARMS2, and CFH genes on AMD in a Caucasian population. Mol Vis. 2008 Aug 4;14:1395-400. PMCID: PMC2493023.

Belanger K, Triche EW. Indoor combustion and asthma. Immunol Allergy Clin North Am. 2008 Aug;28(3):507-19. PMCID: PMC2760246.

Barber EL, Zhao G, Buhimschi IA, Illuzzi JL. Duration of intrapartum prophylaxis and concentration of penicillin g in fetal serum at delivery. Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Aug;112(2):265-70. PMCID: PMC3144749.

Zhang H, Morrison MA, Dewan A, Adams S, Andreoli M, Huynh N, Regan M, Brown A, Miller JW, Kim IK, Hoh J, Deangelis MM. The NEI/NCBI dbGAP database: genotypes and haplotypes that may specifically predispose to risk of neovascular age-related macular degeneration. BMC Med Genet. 2008 Jun 9;9:51. PMCID: PMC2441616.


Triche EW, Grosso LM, Belanger K, Darefsky AS, Benowitz NL, Bracken MB. Chocolate consumption in pregnancy and reduced likelihood of preeclampsia. Epidemiology. 2008 May;19(3):459-64. PMCID: PMC2782959.

Woensdregt K, Norwitz ER, Cackovic M, Paidas MJ, Illuzzi JL. Effect of 2 stitches vs 1 stitch on the prevention of preterm birth in women with singleton pregnancies who undergo cervical cerclage. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Apr;198(4):396.e1-7. PMCID: PMC2757008.

Furlan JC, Bracken MB, Fehlings MG. Is age a key determinant of mortality and neurological outcome after acute traumatic spinal cord injury? Neurobiol Aging. 2010 Mar;31(3):434-46.

Grosso LM, Triche E, Benowitz NL, Bracken MB. Prenatal caffeine assessment: fetal and maternal biomarkers or self-reported intake? Ann Epidemiol. 2008 Mar;18(3):172-8. PMCID: PMC2275917.


Koutros S, Zhang Y, Zhu Y, Mayne ST, Zahm SH, Holford TR, Leaderer BP, Boyle P, Zheng T. Nutrients contributing to one-carbon metabolism and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma subtypes. Am J Epidemiol. 2008 Feb 1;167(3):287-94. [Free Full Text.]

Triche EW, Hossein N, Paidas MJ. Genetic Influences on smoking cessation and relapse in pregnant women. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2008 Feb;28(2):155-60.

Gunn AJ, Wyatt JS, Whitelaw A, Barks J, Azzopardi D, Ballard R, Edwards AD, Ferriero DM, Gluckman PD, Polin RA, Robertson CM, Thoresen M; CoolCap Study Group. Therapeutic hypothermia changes the prognostic value of clinical evaluation of neonatal encephalopathy. J Pediatr. 2008 Jan;152(1):55-8, 58.e1.

Görk AS, Ehrenkranz RA, Bracken MB. Continuous infusion versus intermittent bolus doses of indomethacin for patent ductus arteriosus closure in symptomatic preterm infants. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2008 Jan 23;(1):CD006071. Review.

Bracken MB, DeWan A, Hoh J. Genome Wide Association Studies, In Rebbeck TR, Ambrosone CA, Shields, PG. Fundamentals of Molecular Epidemiology. New York: Taylor and Francis, 2008.

Bracken MB. Why animal studies are often poor predictors of human reactions to exposure. James Lind Library 2008.


Dominici F, Peng RD, Ebisu K, Zeger SL, Samet JM, Bell ML. Does the effect of PM10 on mortality depend on PM nickel and vanadium content? A re-analysis of the NMMAPS data. Environ Health Perspect. 2007 Dec;115(12):1701-1703. PMCID: PMC2137127.

Kalanithi LE, Illuzzi JL, Nossov VB, Frisbaek Y, Abdel-Razeq S, Copel JA, Norwitz ER. Intrauterine growth restriction and placental location. J Ultrasound Med. 2007 Nov;26(11):1481-9. [Free Full Text.]

Bell ML, JY Kim, F Dominici. Potential confounding of particulate matter on the short-term association between ozone and mortality in multi-site time-series studies. Environ Health Perspect. 2007 Nov;115(11):1591-1595. PMCID: PMC2072830.

Hossain N, Shamsi T, Haider S, Soomro N, Khan NH, Memon GU, Farzana T, Ansari S, Triche EW, Kuczynski E, Lockwood CJ, Paidas MJ. Use of recombinant activated factor VII for massive postpartum hemorrhage. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2007 Oct;86(10):1200-6.


Rogal SS, Poschman K, Belanger K, Howell HB, Smith MV, Medina J, Yonkers KA. Effects of posttraumatic stress disorder on pregnancy outcomes. J Affect Disord. 2007 Sep;102(1-3):137-43. PMCID: PMC2150994.

Bracken MB. Rosiglitazone and cardiovascular risk. N Engl J Med. 2007 Aug 30;357(9):937-8; author reply 939-40. [Free Full Text.]

Triche EW, Hossain N. Environmental factors implicated in the causation of adverse pregnancy outcome. Semin Perinatol. 2007 Aug;31(4):240-2. Review. PMCID: PMC2795358.

Bell ML, Ebisu K, Belanger K. Ambient air pollution and low birth weight in Connecticut and Massachusetts. Environ Health Perspect. 2007 Jul;115(7):1118-24. PMCID: PMC1913584.


Bell ML, Dominici F, Ebisu K, Zeger SL, Samet JM. Spatial and temporal variation in PM2.5 chemical composition in the United States for health effects studies. Environ Health Perspect. July, 2007 115(7), p. 989-995. Supplemental Material.


Goyert HF, Frank ME, Gent JF, Hettinger TP. Characteristic component odors emerge from mixtures after selective adaptation. Brain Res Bull. Apr 2;72(1):1-9. Erratum in: Brain Res Bull. 2007 Jul 12;73(4-6):330. PMCID:PMC1913636.


Zhang Y, Holford TR, Leaderer B, Boyle P, Zhu Y, Wang R, Zou K, Zhang B, Wise JP Sr, Qin Q, Kilfoy B, Han J, Zheng T. Ultraviolet radiation exposure and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Am J Epidemiol. 2007 Jun 1;165(11):1255-64. [Free Full Text.]

DeWan A, Bracken MB, Hoh J. Two genetic pathways for age-related macular degeneration. Curr Opin Genet Dev. 2007 Jun;17(3):228-33.

Zhang Y, Wang R, Holford TR, Leaderer B, Zahm SH, Boyle P, Zhu Y, Qin Q, Zheng T. Family history of hematopoietic and non-hematopoietic malignancies and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Cancer Causes Control. 2007 May;18(4):351-9.


Wyatt JS, Gluckman PD, Liu PY, Azzopardi D, Ballard R, Edwards AD, Ferriero DM, Polin RA, Robertson CM, Thoresen M, Whitelaw A, Gunn AJ; CoolCap Study Group. Determinants of outcomes after head cooling for neonatal encephalopathy. Pediatrics. 2007 May;119(5):912-21. [Free Full Text.]

Pettigrew MM, Gent JF, Zhu Y, Triche EW, Belanger K, Holford TR, Bracken MB, Leaderer BP. Respiratory symptoms among infants at risk for asthma: association with surfactant protein A haplotypes. BMC Med Genet. 8:15 (02 Apr 2007). PMCID: PMC1852548.

Sanyal MK, Mercan D, Belanger K, Santella RM. DNA adducts in human placenta exposed to ambient environment and passive cigarette smoke during pregnancy. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2007 Apr;79(4):289-94.


Urban G, Vergani P, Tironi R, Ceruti P, Vertemati E, Sala F, Pogliani E, Triche E, Lockwood C, Paidas M. Antithrombotic prophylaxis in multiparous women with preeclampsia or intrauterine growth retardation in antecedent pregnancy. Int J Fertil Womens Med. 2007 Mar-Jun;52(2-3):59-67.

Silasi DA, Illuzzi JL, Kelly MG, Rutherford TJ, Mor G, Azodi M, Schwartz PE. Carcinosarcoma of the ovary. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2008 Jan-Feb;18(1):22-9.

Warnick EM, Bracken MB, Kasl SV. Efficiency of the child behavior checklist and strengths and difficulties questionnaire: a systematic review. Child and Adolescent Mental Health. (OnlineEarly Articles), 2007.

Bell ML, Goldberg R, Hogrefe C, Kinney PL, Knowlton K, Lynn B, Rosenthal J, Rosenzweig C, Patz J. Climate change, ambient ozone, and health in 50 U.S. cities. Climatic Change. 82(1-2), p. 61-76.


Rose D, Mannino DM, Leaderer BP. Asthma prevalence among US adults, 1998-2000: role of Puerto Rican ethnicity and behavioral and geographic factors. Am J Public Health. 2006 May;96(5):880-8. PMCID: PMC1470587.

Illuzzi JL, Bracken MB. Duration of intrapartum prophylaxis for neonatal group B streptococcal disease: A systematic review. Obstet Gynecol. 2006 Nov;108(5):1254-65.

Hamar BD, Illuzzi JL, Funai EF. Clinical triggers to initiate intrapartum penicillin therapy for prevention of group B streptococcus infection. Am J Perinatol. 2006 Nov;23(8):493-8.

Gould-Rothberg BE, Bracken MB. E-cadherin immunohistochemical expression as a prognostic factor in infiltrating ductal carcinoma of the breast: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2006 Nov;100(2):139-48.


Bracken MB. Cotinine and spontaneous abortion: might variations in metabolism play a role? Epidemiology. 2006 Sep;17:492-494.


Hardy JR, Leaderer BP, Holford TR, Hall GC, Bracken MB. Safety of medications prescribed before and during early pregnancy in a cohort of 81,975 mothers from the UK General Practice Research Database. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf; 2006 Aug;15(8):555-64.

Pettigrew MM, Gent JF, Zhu Y, Triche EW, Belanger KD, Holford TR, Bracken MB, Leaderer BP. Association of surfactant protein A polymorphisms with otitis media in infants at risk for asthma. BMC Med Genet. 2006 Aug;7:68. PMCID: PMC1557482.

Bloch MH, Landeros-Weisenberger A, Kelmendi B, Coric V, Bracken MB, Leckman JF. A systematic review: antipsychotic augmentation with treatment refractory obsessive-compulsive disorder. Mol Psychiatry. 2006; 11(7):622-32. Erratum in Mol Psychiatry. 2006 Aug;11(8):795.


Beckett W, Gent J, Naeher L, Belanger K, Triche E, Bracken MB, Leaderer B. Peak expiratory flow rate variability is not affected by home combustion sources in a group of non-smoking women. Arch Environ Occup Health. 2006 Jul-Aug;61(4):176-82.


Bell ML. The use of ambient air quality modeling to estimate individual and population exposure for human health research: a case study of ozone in the Northern Georgia region of the United States. Environ Int. 2006 Jul;32(5):586-93.


Beydoun H, Saftlas AF, Harland K, Triche E. Combining conditional and unconditional recruitment incentives could facilitate telephone tracing in surveys of post-partum women. J Clin Epidemiol. 2006 Jul;9(7):732-8.


Triche EW, Gent JF, Holford TR, Belanger K, Bracken MB, Beckett WS, McSharry J-e, Leaderer BP. Low level ozone exposure and respiratory symptoms in infants. Env Health Persp; 2006 Jun; 114(6):911-916. Erratum in: Environ Health Perspect. 2006 Aug;114(8):460. PMCID:PMC1480512.


Grosso LM, Triche EW, Belanger K, Benowitz NL, Holford TR, Bracken MB. Caffeine metabolites in umbilical cord blood, cytochrome P450 1A2 activity and intrauterine growth restriction. Am J Epidemiol; 2006 Jun 1;163(11):1035-41. [Free Full Text.]


National Institutes of Health state-of-the-science conference statement: Cesarean delivery on maternal request March 27-29, 2006. Obstet Gynecol. 2006 Jun;107(6):1386-97.


Smith GL, Lichtman JH, Bracken MB, Phillips CO, Capua P, Krumholz HM. Renal impariment and outcomes in heart failure: systematic review and meta-analysis. J Am Coll Cardiology. 2006 May;47:1987-96.

Bell ML, Peng RD, Dominici F. The exposure-response curve for ozone and risk of mortality and the adequacy of current ozone regulations. Environ Health Perspect. 2006 Apr;114(4):532-536. PMCID: PMC1440776.

Dominici F, Peng RD, Bell ML, Pham L, McDermott A, Zeger SL, Samet JM. Fine particulate air pollution and hospital admission for cardiovascular and respiratory diseases. JAMA. 2006 Mar;295(10):1127-34. PMCID: PMC3543154.

Bell ML, Davis DL, Gouveia N, Borja-Aburto VH, Cifuentes LA. The avoidable health effects of air pollution in three Latin American cities: Santiago, Sao Paulo , and Mexico City. Environ Res. 2006 Mar;100(3):431-440.

Belanger K, Gent JG, Triche EW, Bracken MB, Leaderer BP. Association of indoor nitrogen dioxide exposure with respiratory symptoms in asthmatic children. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2006 Feb 1;173(3):297-303. PMCID: PMC2662932.

Kwon H, Belanger K, Holford TR, Bracken MB. Effect of fetal sex on airway lability in pregnant women with asthma. Am J Epidemiol. 2006 Feb 1;163(3):217-21. [Free Full Text.]


Kwon H, Triche E, Belanger K, Bracken MB. The epidemiology of asthma during pregnancy: prevalence, diagnosis and symptoms. In: Asthma and Rhinitis during Pregnancy, M Schatz (Ed.). Immunol Allergy Clin North Am. 2006 Feb;26(1):29-62.


Bracken MB. CRASH (Corticosteroid Randomization after Significant Head Injury Trial): landmark and storm warning. Neurosurgery. 2005 Dec;57(6):1300-2; discussion 1300-2.

Bracken MB. Genomic epidemiology of complex disease: the need for an electronic evidence-based approach to research synthesis. Am J Epidemiol. 2005 Aug;162:297-301. [Free Full Text.]

Huang Y, Dominici F, Bell ML. Bayesian hierarchical distributed lag models for summer ozone exposure and mortality. Environmetrics. 2005 Aug;16(5):547-62. PMCID: PMC3697867.

Saftlas AF, Beydoun H, Triche EW. Immunogenetic determinants of preeclampsia and related pregnancy disorders: A systematic review. Obstet Gynecol. 2005 Jul;106(1):162-172.


Grosso LM, Bracken MB. Caffeine metabolism, genetics and perinatal outcomes: a review of exposure assessment considerations during pregnancy. Ann Epidemiol. 2005 Jul;15:460-466.


Bell ML, Dominici F, Samet JM. A meta-analysis of time-series studies of ozone and mortality with comparison to the national morbidity, mortality, and air pollution study. Epidemiology. 2005 Jul;16(4):436-445. PMCID: PMC3581312.


Edwards P, Arango M, Balica L, Cottingham R, El-Sayed H, Farrell B, Fernandes J, Gogichaisvili T, Golden N, Hartzenberg B, Husain M, Ulloa MI, Jerbi Z, Khamis H, Komolafe E, Laloë V, Lomas G, Ludwig S, Mazairac G, Muñoz Sanchéz Mde L, Nasi L, Olldashi F, Plunkett P, Roberts I, Sandercock P, Shakur H, Soler C, Stocker R, Svoboda P, Trenkler S, Venkataramana NK, Wasserberg J, Yates D, Yutthakasemsunt S; CRASH trial collaborators. Final results of MRC CRASH, a randomised placebo-controlled trial of intravenous corticosteroid in adults with head injury-outcomes at 6 months. Lancet. 2005 Jun 4-10;365(9475):1957-9.


Jarvis DL, Leaderer BP, Chinn S, Burney PG. Indoor nitrous acid and respiratory symptoms and lung function in adults. Thorax. 2005 Jun;60(6):474-9. PMCID: PMC1747426.


Litonjua AA, Belanger K, Celedón JC, Milton DK, Bracken MB, Kraft P, Triche EW, Weiss ST, Leaderer BP, Gold DR. Polymorphisms in the 5’ region of the CD14 gene are associated with eczema in young children. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2005 May;115:1056-62.


Triche EW, Belanger K, Hellenbrand K, Bracken MB, Beckett WS, Holford TR, Gent JF, McSharry J-e, Leaderer BP. Indoor heating sources and respiratory symptoms in nonsmoking women. Epidemiology. 2005 May;16:377-84.


Klein RJ, Zeiss C, Chew EY, Tsai J, Sackler RR, Haynes C, Henning AK, SanGiovanni JP, Mane SM, Mayne ST, Bracken MB, Ferris FL, Ott J, Barnstable C, Hoh J. Complement factor H polymorphism in age-related macular degeneration. Science. 2005 Apr;308:385-9. PMCID: PMC1512523.


Lioy P, Leaderer B, Graham J, Lebret E, Sheldon L, Needham L, Pellizzari E, Lebowitz M. The Major Themes from the Plenary Panel Session of the International Society of Exposure Analysis -- 2004 Annual Meeting on: The Application of Exposure Assessment to Environmental Health Science and Public Policy -- What has been Accomplished and What Needs to Happen before Our 25th Anniversary in 2014. J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol. 2005 Mar;15(2):121-2.

Gluckman PD, Wyatt JS, Azzopardi D, Ballard R, Edwards AD, Ferriero DM, Polin RA, Robertson CM, Thoresen M, Whitelaw A, Gunn AJ, CoolCap Study Group. Selective head cooling with mild systemic hypothermia after neonatal encephalopathy: multicentre randomised trial. Lancet. 2005 Feb 19-25;365(9460):663-70.

Bell ML, Hobbs BF, Ellis H. Metrics matter: conflicting air quality rankings from different indices of air pollution. J Air Waste Manag Assoc. 2005 Jan;55(1): 97-106.

Taji K, Levy JK, Hartmann J, Bell ML, Anderson RM, Hobbs BF, Feglar T. Identifying potential repositories for radioactive waste: multiple criteria decision analysis and critical infrastructure systems. International Journal of Critical Infrastructure Systems. 2005;1(4):404-22.

Bell ML, O’Neil MSl, Cifuentes LA, Braga AL, Green C, Nweke A, Rogat J, Sibold K. Challenges and recommendations for the study of socioeconomic factors and air pollution health effects: an international symposium. Environmental Science and Policy. 2005;8(5):525-33.


Geer LA, Cardello N, Dellarco MJ, Leighton TJ, Zendzian RP, Roberts JD, Buckley TJ. Comparative analysis of passive dosimetry and biomonitoring for assessing chlorpyrifos exposure in pesticide workers. Ann Occup Hyg. 2004 Nov;48(8):683-95. [Free Full Text.]

Hardy JR, Holford TR, Hall GC, Bracken MB. Strategies for identifying pregnancies in the automated medical records of the General Practice Research Database. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2004 Nov;13:749-759.


Pettigrew M, Gent JF, Triche EW, Belanger KD, Bracken MB, Leaderer BP. Association of early-onset otitis media in infants and exposure to household mold. Paediatr Perinatal Epidemiol. 2004 Nov;18:441-7.


Bell ML, McDermott A, Zeger SL, Samet JM, Dominici F. Ozone and short term mortality in 95 US urban communities, 1987-2000. JAMA. 2004 Nov 17;292(19):2372-2378. PMCID: PMC3546819.


Saftlas AF, Logsden-Sackett N, Wang W, Woolson RF, Bracken MB. Work, leisure time physical activity and risk of preeclampsia. Am J Epidemiol. 2004 Oct;160:758-765. [Free Full Text.]


Horbar JD, Carpenter JH, Buzas J, Soll RF, Suresh G, Bracken MB, Leviton LC, Plsek PE, Sinclair JC. Collaborative quality improvement to promote evidence based surfactant for preterm infants: a cluster randomized trial. BMJ. 2004 Oct;329:1004-1011. PMCID: PMC524548.


Triche EW, Saftlas AF, Belanger K, Leaderer BP, Bracken MB. Association of asthma diagnosis, severity, symptoms, and treatment with risk of preeclampsia. Obstet Gynecol. 2004 Sep;104:585-93.


Saftlas AF, Waldschmidt M, Logsden-Sackett N, Triche E, Field E. Optimizing buccall cell DNA yields in mothers and infants for Human Leukocyte Antigen genotyping. Am J Epidemiol. 2004 Jul 1;160:77-84. [Free Full Text.]


Paidas MP, Ku D-H, Triche EW, Lockwood C, Arkel Y. Does heparin therapy improve pregnancy outcome in patients with thrombophilias? J Thromb Haemost. 2004 Jul;2:1194-95.


van Strien RT, Gent J, Belanger K, Triche E, Bracken MB, Leaderer BP. Exposure to NO2 and nitrous acid and respiratory symptoms in the first year of life. Epidemiology. 2004 Jul;15:471-478.


van Strien RT, Gehring U, Belanger K, Triche E, Gent J, Bracken MB, Leaderer BP. The influence of air conditioning, humidity, temperature and other household characteristics on mite allergen concentrations in the Northeastern United States. Allergy. 2004 Jun;59:645-52.


Horbar JD, Carpenter JH, Buzas J, Soll RF, Suresh G, Bracken MB, Leviton LC, Plsek PE, Sinclair JC, Vermont Oxford Network. Timing of initial surfactant treatment for infants 23 to 29 weeks gestation: is routine practice evidence-based? Pediatrics. 2004 Jun;113:1593-602.


Gehring U, Triche E, van Strien RT, Belanger K, Holford T, Gold DR, Jankun T, Ren P, McSharry J-e, Beckett WS, Platts-Mills TAE, Chapman MD, Bracken MB, Leaderer B. Prediction of residential pet and cockroach allergen levels using questionnaire information. Environ Health Perspect. 2004 Jun;112:834-839. PMCID: PMC1242009.


Zhang Y, Holford TR, Leaderer B, Zahm SH, Boyle P, Morton LM, Zhang B, Zou K, Flynn S, Tallini G, Owens PH, Zheng T. Prior Medical Conditions and Medication use and Risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in Connecticut United States Women. Cancer Causes Control. 2004 May;15:419-28.


Kwon H, Belanger K, Bracken MB. Effect of pregnancy and stage of pregnancy on asthma severity: a systematic review. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2004 May;190:1201-10.


Bracken MB, Triche EW. Asthma during pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol. 2004 May;103(5 Pt 1):1001-2; author reply 1002.


Bell ML, Dominici F, Samet JM. Time-series studies of particulate matter. Annu Rev Public Health. 2004 Apr;25:247-80.


Zheng T, Holford TR, Leaderer B, Zhang Y, Zahm SH, Flynn S, Tallini G, Zhang B, Zhou K, Owens PH, Lan Q, Rothman N, Boyle P. Diet and Nutrient Intakes and Risk of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma in Connecticut Women. Am J Epidemiol. 2004 Mar;159:454-66. [Free Full Text.]


Morton LM, Engels EA, Holford TR, Leaderer B, Zhang Y, Zahm SH, Boyle P, Zhang B, Flynn S, Tallini G, Owens PH, Zheng T. Hepatitis C virus and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a population-based case-control study among Connecticut women. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2004 Mar;13:425-30. [Free Full Text.]


Pound P, Ebrahim S, Sandercock P, Bracken MB, Roberts I. Revewing Animal Trials Systematically (RATS) Group. Where is the evdience that animal research benefits humans? BMJ. 2004 Feb;328:514-7. PMCID: PMC351856.

Zhang Y, Holford TR, Leaderer B, Boyle P, Zahm SH, Flynn S, Tallini G, Owens PH, Zheng T. Hair-coloring product use and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: a population-based case-control study in Connecticut. Am J Epidemiol. 2004 Jan;159:148-54. [Free Full Text.]


Pettigrew M, Gent J, Belanger K, Triche E, Bracken MB, Leaderer BP. Infant otitis media and the use of secondary heating sources. Epidemiology. 2004 Jan;15:13-20.


Grosso L, Triche EW, Bracken MB. Regarding "An unexpected distribution of sodium concentration in serum specimens stored for more than 30 years". Ann Epidemiol. 2004 Jan;14:77-78. author reply 79-80.


Bell ML, Davis DL, Fletcher T. A retrospective assessment of mortality from the London smog episode of 1952: the role of influenza, temperature, and pollution. Environ Health Perspect. 2004 Jan;112(1):6-8. PMCID: PMC1241789.


Bell ML, Ellis H. Sensitivity analysis of tropospheric ozone to modified emissions for the Mid-Atlantic Region. Atmospheric Environment. 2004;38, p. 1879-1889.


Triche E, Belanger K, Hellenbrand K, Bracken MB, Leaderer BP. Exposure to allergens and IgE sensitization in at-risk children. 13th Annual Conference of the International Society of Exposure Analysis. Stresa, Italy, September 21-25, 2003:313.

Belanger K, Triche E, Gent J, Bracken MB, Leaderer BP. Indoor and outdoor sources of nitrogen dioxide in homes of asthmatic children. 13th Annual Conference of the International Society of Exposure Analysis. Stresa, Italy, September 21-25, 2003:310.

van Strien RT, Gent J, Belanger K, Triche E, Bracken MB, Leaderer BP. NO2 and nitrous acid: Differential gender effects on respiratory symptoms in the first year of life. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2003;167:A20.

van Strien RT, Belanger K, Triche E, Gehring U, Bracken MB, Leaderer BP. Prevalence of respiratory symptoms during the first year of life and combined exposure to indoor NO2 and indoor allergens. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003;111:abstr 820.

Sinclair JC, Haughton D, Bracken MB, Horbar J, Soll R. Cochrane neonatal systematic reviews: a survey of the evidence for neonatal therapies. Clin Perinatol. 2003;30:285-304.

Rose D, Mannino DM, Leaderer BP. Asthma prevalence in US adults, 1998 - 2000: Puerto Rican ethnicity, behavioral and environmental factors. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2003;167:A36.

Morton LM, Holford TR, Leaderer B, Zhang Y, Zahm SH, Boyle P, Flynn S, Tallini G, Owens PH, Zhang B, Zheng T. Alcohol use and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma among Connecticut women (United States). Cancer Causes Control. 2003 Sep;14(7):687-94.

Morton LM, Holford TR, Leaderer B, Boyle P, Zahm SH, Zhang Y, Flynn S, Tallini G, Zhang B, Owens PH, Zheng T. Cigarette smoking and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma subtypes among women. Br J Cancer. 2003;89:2087-92. PMCID: PMC2376853.

Kwon HL, Belanger K, Bracken MB. Asthma prevalence among pregnant and childbearing-aged women in the United States: Estimates from National Health surveys. Ann Epidemiol. 2003;13:317-324.

Katz DL, Williams A-l, Girard C, Goodman J, Comerford B, Behrman A, Bracken MB. The evidence base for complimentary and alternative medicine: methods of evidence mapping with application to CAM. Altern Ther Health Med. 2003;9:22-30.

Higgins M, Bailar JC, 3rd, Brauer M, Brunekreef B, Clayton D, Feinleib M, Leaderer B, Smith RL. Commentary: health review committee. J Toxicol Environ Health A. 2003 Aug 22-Oct 10;66(16-19):1655-87; discussion 1715-22.

Gent JF, Belanger K, Triche EW, Holford TR, Bracken MB, Leaderer BP. Women's peak expiratory flow rate variability is not affected by home combustion sources. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2003;167:A501.

Gent JF, Triche EW, Holford TR, Belanger K, Bracken MB, Beckett WS, Leaderer BP. Association of low-level ozone and fine particles with respiratory symptoms in children with asthma. JAMA. 2003 Oct;290:1859-1867.

Bracken MB. The first epidemiologic text. Am J Epidemiol. 2003;157:855-856. (Book Review.)

Bracken MB, Triche EW, Belanger K, Hellenbrand K, Saftlas A, Beckett WS, Leaderer BP. Asthma symptoms, severity, and drug therapy: a prospective study of effects on 2205 pregnancies. Obstet Gynecol. 2003 Oct;102:739-52.

Bracken MB, Triche E, Belanger K, Hellenbrand K, Leaderer BP. Association of maternal caffeine consumption with decrements in fetal growth. Am J Epidemiol. 2003 Mar 1;157:456-466. [Free Full Text.]

Belanger K, Beckett W, Triche E, Bracken MB, Holford TR, Ren P, McSharry J-E, Gold DR, Platts-Mills TAE, Leaderer BP. Symptoms of wheeze and persistent cough in the first year of life: associations with indoor allergens, air contaminants and maternal history of asthma. Am J Epidemiol. 2003 Aug 1;158(3):195-202. [Free Full Text.]


Cardello N, Volckens J, Tolocka MP, Wiener R, Buckley TJ. Performance of a personal electrostatic precipitator particle sampler. Aerosol Science and Technology 2002;36(2):1-4.


Bracken MB. Steroid and spinal cord injury. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2002;(3):CD001046.

Zheng T, Niu S, Lu B, Fan X, Sun F, Wang J, Zhang Y, Owens P, Hao L, Li Y, Leaderer B. A population-based case-control study of childhood asthma in Zunyi county, Beijing, China. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2002;165:A126.

Zheng T, Niu S, Lu B, Fan X, Sun F, Wang J, Zhang Y, Owens P, Hao L, Li Y, Leaderer BP. Childhood Asthma in Beijing, China: A Population-Based Case-Control Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2002;156:977-983. [Free Full Text.]

Triche EW, Belanger K, Beckett W, Bracken MB, Holford T, Jankun T, McSharry J-e, Leaderer BP. Association between indoor heating and cooking sources and respiratory symptoms in infants. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2002;165:A676.

Triche EW, Belanger K, Gent JF, Beckett W, Holford T, Bracken MB, Leaderer BP. Association between indoor heating sources and winter episodes of respiratory symptoms in nonsmoking women. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2002;165:A676.

Triche E, Belanger K, Beckett W, Bracken MB, Holford TR, Gent J, Jankun T, McSharry J-E, Leaderer B. Infant respiratory symptoms associated with indoor heating sources. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2002;166:1105-1111.

Ren P, Gent JF, Belanger K, Triche EW, Bracken MB, Hellenbrand K, McSharry J-e, Leaderer BP. Mold levels inside and outside the homes of children with asthma in Southern New England. Epidemiology. 2002;13:S143.

Ren P, Jankun TM, Leaderer BP. Prevalence of house dust mites, cat and dog allergens in homes in one Northeast American county. 9th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate. 2002;IV:758-763.

Ortega AN, Gergen PJ, Paltiel AD, Bauchner H, Belanger K, Leaderer BP. Impact of site of care, race, and Hispanic ethnicity on medication use for childhood asthma. Pediatrics. 2002;109:E1.

Narayan RK, Michel ME, Ansell B, Baethmann A, Biegon A, Bracken MB, Bullock MR, Choi SC, Clifton GL, Contant CF, Coplin WM, Dietrich WD, Ghajar J, Grady SM, Grossman RG, Hall ED, Heetderks W, Hovda DA, Jallo J, Katz RL, Knoller N, Kochanek PM, Maas AI, Majde J, Marion DW, Marmarou A, Marshall LF, McIntosh TK, Miller E, Mohberg N, Muizelaar JP, Pitts LH, Quinn P, Riesenfeld G, Robertson CS, Strauss KI, Teasdale G, Temkin N, Tuma R, Wade C, Walker MD, Weinrich M, Whyte J, Wilberger J, Young AB, Yurkewicz L. Clinical trials in head injury. J Neurotrauma. 2002;19:503-57. PMCID: PMC1462953.

Lee K, Xue J, Geyh AS, Ozkaynak H, Leaderer BP, Weschler CJ, Spengler JD. Nitrous Acid, Nitrogen Dioxide, and Ozone Concentrations in Residential Environments. Environ Health Perspect. 2002;110:145-150. PMCID: PMC1240728.

Leaderer BP, Triche E, Belanger K, Holford T, Kim Y, Jankun T, Ren P, McSharry J-e, Bracken MB. Predictors of elevated levels of dust mite, cockroach, cat and dog allergens in the bedding of infants and asthmatic children. Epidemiology. 2002;13:S146.

Leaderer BP, Triche E, Belanger K, Holford T, Jankun T, Ren P, Beckett W, Bracken M. Household characteristics and dust allergen concentrations in asthmatic homes. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2002;165:A677.

Leaderer BP, Belanger K, Triche E, Holford T, Gold DR, Young K, Jankun TM, Ren P, McSharry J-E, Platts-Mills TAE, Chapman MD, Bracken MB. Dust mite, cockroach, cat and dog allergen concentrations in homes of asthmatic children in northeastern US: impact of socioeconomic factors and population density. Environ Health Perspect. 2002;110:419-425. PMCID: PMC1240806.

Holford TR, McKay L, Belanger K, Triche EW, Gent J, Bracken MB, Leaderer BP. The association between residential distance from a highway or interstate and severity of asthma symptoms. Epidemiology. 2002;13:S155.

Gent JF, Belanger K, Triche EW, Holford TR, Bracken MB, Leaderer BP. Association of summer ozone levels with daily respiratory symptoms and bronchodilator use among children with asthma. Epidemiology. 2002;13:S155.

Gent JF, Belanger K, Triche E, Ren P, Bracken MB, Leaderer BP. Levels of household mold associated with respiratory symptoms in the first year of life in a cohort at risk for asthma. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2002;165:A679.

Gent JF, Ren P, Belanger K, Triche E, Bracken MB. Levels of household mold associated with respiratory symptoms in the first year of life in a cohort at risk for asthma. Environ Health Perspect. 2002;110:A781-786. PMCID:PMC1241132.

Bracken MB, Triche E, Belanger K, Hellenbrand K, Leaderer B. Reproductive outcomes in asthmatic women: A prospective study of 2379 pregnancies. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2002;165:A1226.

Bracken MB. Methylprednisolone and acute spinal cord injury. Journal of Neurosurgery Spine. 2002;96:140-141.

Bracken MB, Belanger K, Cookson WO, Triche E, Christiani DC, Leaderer BP. Genetic and perinatal risk factors for asthma onset and severity: a review and theoretical analysis. Epidemiol Rev. 2002 July;24(2):176-189. Review. [Free Full Text.]

Bracken MB. Clinical trials in head injury: a call for larger simpler trials. Journal of Neurotrauma. 2002;19:532-536.

Bracken MB, Holford TR. Reply to Dr. Benzel. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2002;95:257-258.

Bracken MB, Holford TR. Neurological and functional status 1 year after acute spinal cord injury: estimates of functional recovery in National Acute Spinal Cord Injury Study II from results modeled in National Acute Spinal Cord Injury Study III. J Neurosurg. 2002 Apr;96(3 Suppl):259-66.

Bracken MB, Eisenberg HM, Herr DL, Hitchon PW, Holford TR, Marshall LF, Perot PL, Piepmeier J, Wagner F, Walker MW, Wilberger JE, Winn HR, Young W. Commentary on: Guidelines for Management of Acute Cervical Spinal Injuries. Neurosurgery. 2002;50:S xiv-S xix.

Bracken MB, Triche E, Grosso L, Hellenbrand K, Belanger K, Leaderer B. Heterogeneity in assessing self-reports of caffeine exposure: Implications for studies of health effects. Epidemiology. 2002;13:165-171.

Belanger K, Beckett W, Gent J, Triche E, Leaderer BP. Infant eczema: Association with ethnicity and feeding practices. Ann Epidemiol. 2002;12:498.

Belanger K, Shi J, Triche EW, Gent JF, Bracken MB, Leaderer BP. Reliability of indoor allergen measurements repeated after three years in homes in Connecticut and Massachusetts. Epidemiology. 2002;13:S145.

Belanger K, Triche EW, Leaderer BP, Hellenbrand K, Bracken MB. Asthma treatment during pregnancy: Are national guidelines being met? Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2002;165:A318.

Beckett W, Belanger K, Triche E, Bracken M, Ortega A, Gergen P, Leaderer B. Ethnic variation in asthma diagnosis by age two in children with comparable symptoms. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2002;165:A739.


von Maffei J, Beckett WS, Belanger K, Triche E, Zhang H, Machung J, Leaderer B. Risk factors for asthma prevalence among urban and non-urban African American children. J Asthma. 2001;38:555-564.

Ren P, Jankun TM, Belanger K, Bracken MB, Leaderer BP. The relation between fungal propagules in indoor air and home characteristics. Allergy. 2001;56:419-424.

Ortega AN, Belanger KD, Paltiel AD, Horwitz SM, Bracken MB, Leaderer BP. Use of health services by insurance status among children with asthma. Med Care. 2001;39:1065-1074.

Ortega AN, Belanger KD, Bracken MB, Leaderer BP. A childhood asthma severity scale: Symptoms, Medications, and health care visits. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2001;86:405-413.

Naeher LP, Smith KR, Leaderer BP, Neufeld L, Mage DT. Carbon monoxide as a tracer for assessing exposures to particulate matter in wood and gas cookstove households of highland Guatemala. Environ Sci Technol. 2001;35:575-81.

Grosso LM, Rosenberg KD, Belanger K, Saftlas AF, Leaderer B, Bracken MB. Maternal caffeine intake and intrauterine growth retardation. Epidemiology. 2001;11:447-455.

Fehlings MG, Bracken MB. Summary statement: the Sygen (GM-1 Ganglioside) clinical trial in acute spinal cord injury. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2001 Dec 15;26(24 Suppl):S99-100.

Bracken MB. Methylprednisolone and acute spinal cord injury: an update of the randomized evidence. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2001 Dec 15;26(24 Suppl):S47-54.

Bracken MB. Commentary: toward systematic reviews in epidemiology. Int J Epidemiol. 2001;30:954-957. [Free Full Text.]

Bracken MB. Methylprednisolone and acute spinal cord injury. Journal of Trauma. 2001;51:421-422.

Bracken MB. On stratification, minimization and protection against types 1 and 2 error. J Clin Epidemiol. 2001;54:104-105.

Bracken MB.
High dose methylprednisolone must be given for 24 to 48 hours after spinal cord injury. BMJ. 2001;32:862-863. PMCID:PMC1120025.

Bracken MB.
Congress of Epidemiology 2001: personal reflections on a unique professional moment. Ann Epidemiol. 2001;11:519-521.


Zhang H, Triche E, Leaderer B. Model for the analysis of binary time series of respiratory symptoms. Am J Epidemiol. 2000;151:1206-15. [Free Full Text.]

The Neonatal Inhaled Nitric Oxide Study Group.
Inhaled nitric oxide in term and near-term infants: neurodevelopment follow-up of the neonatal inhaled nitric oxide study group (NINOS). J Pediatr. 2000;136:611-7.

Shah N, Bracken MB. A systematic review and meta-analysis on the association between maternal cigarette smoking and pre-term delivery. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2000;182:465-472. PMCID: PMC2706697.

Saftlas A, Wang W, Risch H, Woolson R, Hsu C, Bracken M. Prepregnancy body mass index and gestational weight gain as risk factors for preeclampsia and transient hypertension. Ann Epidemiol. 2000;10(7):475.

Sadler L, McCowan L, North R, White H, Stewart A, Bracken MB. Pregnancy outcomes and cardiac complications in women with mechanical, bioprosthetic and homograft valves. BJOG. 2000;107:245-253.

Naeher LP, Leaderer BP, Smith KR. Particulate matter and carbon monoxide in highland Guatemala: indoor and outdoor levels from traditional and improved wood stoves and gas stoves. Indoor Air. 2000;10(3):200-5.

Naeher LP, Smith KR, Leaderer BP, Mage D, Grajeda R. Indoor and outdoor PM2.5 and CO in high- and low-density Guatemalan villages. J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol. 2000;10:544-551.

Hannah ME, Hannah WJ, Hewson SA, Hodnett ED, Saigal S, Willan AR. Planned caesarean section versus planned vaginal birth for breech presentation at term: a randomised multicentre trial. Term Breech Trial Collaborative Group. Lancet. 2000 Oct 21;356(9239):1375-83.

Foster HW, Wu L, Bracken MB, Semenya K, Thomas J, Thomas J. Intergenerational effects of high socioeconomic status on low birthweight and preterm birth in African Americans. J Natl Med Assoc. 2000;92:213-221. PMCID: PMC2640563.

Eras JL, Saftlas AF, Triche E, Hsu C-D, Risch HA, Bracken MB. Abortion and its effect on risk of preeclampsia and transient hypertension. Epidemiology. 2000;11:36-43.

Brunekreef B, Leaderer BP, van Strien R, Oldenwening M, Smit HA, Koopman L, Kerkhof M. Using nicotine measurements and parental reports to assess indoor air: the PIAMA birth cohort study. Prevention and Incidence of Asthma and Mite Allergy. Epidemiology. 2000;11:350-2.

Bracken MB. Pharmacological interventions for acute spinal cord injury. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2000;2:CD001046.

Bracken MB. The use of methylprednisolone. J Neurosurg. 2000;93:340-1.

Bracken MB.
Methylprednisolone and spinal cord injury. J Neurosurg. 2000;93:175-179.

Bracken MB,
Aldrich EF, Herr DL, Hitchon PW, Holford TR, Marshall LF, Nockel RP, Pascale V, Shepard MJ, Sonntag VKH, Winn HR, Young W. Clinical measurement, statistical analysis and risk-benefit: controversies from trials of spinal injury. J Trauma. 2000;48:558-561.

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