BARBARA COHN

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc Prenatal polychlorinated biphenyl exposure is associated with decreased gestational length but not birth weight: archived samples from the Child Health and Development Studies pregnancy cohort
    Katrina L Kezios
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, Room 1614, 722 West 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Environ Health 11:49. 2012
  2. pmc Exposure to polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congeners measured shortly after giving birth and subsequent risk of maternal breast cancer before age 50
    Barbara A Cohn
    Child Health and Development Studies, Public Health Institute, 1683 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94709, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 136:267-75. 2012
  3. pmc Polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) exposure in mothers and time to pregnancy in daughters
    Barbara A Cohn
    The Center for Research on Women and Children s Health, The Child Health and Development Studies, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, CA 94709, United States
    Reprod Toxicol 31:290-6. 2011
  4. pmc Developmental and environmental origins of breast cancer: DDT as a case study
    Barbara A Cohn
    Child Health and Development Studies, The Public Health Institute, Berkeley, CA 94709, United States
    Reprod Toxicol 31:302-11. 2011
  5. pmc Prenatal DDT exposure and testicular cancer: a nested case-control study
    Barbara A Cohn
    Child Health and Development Studies, Center for Research on Women s and Children s Health, The Public Health Institute, Berkeley, California, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 65:127-34. 2010
  6. pmc DDT and breast cancer in young women: new data on the significance of age at exposure
    Barbara A Cohn
    Child Health and Development Studies, Center for Research on Women s and Children s Health, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, California 94709, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1406-14. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint DDT and DDE exposure in mothers and time to pregnancy in daughters
    Barbara A Cohn
    Child Health and Development Studies, Center for Research on Women s and Children s Health, Public Health Institute, 1683 Shattuck Avenue, Suite B, Berkeley, CA 94709, USA
    Lancet 361:2205-6. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Sex steroid hormones in young manhood and the risk of subsequent prostate cancer: a longitudinal study in African-Americans and Caucasians (United States)
    Chiaojung J Tsai
    Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, HRP Redwood Building, Room T204, Stanford, CA 94305 5405, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:1237-44. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Prostate specific antigen levels in young adulthood predict prostate cancer risk: results from a cohort of Black and White Americans
    Alice S Whittemore
    Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, California 94305 5405, USA
    J Urol 174:872-6; discussion 876. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint The National DES Education Program: effectiveness of the California Health Provider Intervention
    Barbara A Cohn
    Center for Research on Women s and Children s Health, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, California 94709, USA
    J Cancer Educ 17:40-5. 2002

Research Grants

Collaborators

  • Mary S Wolff
  • June Soo Park
  • Alice Whittemore
  • Katrina L Kezios
  • Chiaojung J Tsai
  • Xinhua Liu
  • Gary Bradwin
  • Yunzhu Wang
  • Pam Factor-Litvak
  • Olga I Kalantzi
  • Myrto X Petreas
  • Piera M Cirillio
  • David Feldman
  • Frank Z Stanczyk
  • Piera M Cirillo

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. pmc Prenatal polychlorinated biphenyl exposure is associated with decreased gestational length but not birth weight: archived samples from the Child Health and Development Studies pregnancy cohort
    Katrina L Kezios
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, Room 1614, 722 West 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Environ Health 11:49. 2012
    ..Previous studies are inconsistent regarding prenatal exposure to PCBs and pregnancy outcomes. We investigated associations between prenatal exposure to PCBs and gestational length and birth weight...
  2. pmc Exposure to polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congeners measured shortly after giving birth and subsequent risk of maternal breast cancer before age 50
    Barbara A Cohn
    Child Health and Development Studies, Public Health Institute, 1683 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94709, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 136:267-75. 2012
    ..It remains unclear whether individual differences in exposure, response to exposure, or both explain risk patterns observed...
  3. pmc Polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) exposure in mothers and time to pregnancy in daughters
    Barbara A Cohn
    The Center for Research on Women and Children s Health, The Child Health and Development Studies, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, CA 94709, United States
    Reprod Toxicol 31:290-6. 2011
    ..This study demonstrates, for the first time, that developmental exposure to PCBs may disrupt pregnancy in humans...
  4. pmc Developmental and environmental origins of breast cancer: DDT as a case study
    Barbara A Cohn
    Child Health and Development Studies, The Public Health Institute, Berkeley, CA 94709, United States
    Reprod Toxicol 31:302-11. 2011
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  5. pmc Prenatal DDT exposure and testicular cancer: a nested case-control study
    Barbara A Cohn
    Child Health and Development Studies, Center for Research on Women s and Children s Health, The Public Health Institute, Berkeley, California, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 65:127-34. 2010
    ..Whether these associations could be direct, or operate via other pathways is unknown. Further research on interindividual differences in DDT metabolism could provide clues to testicular cancer etiology...
  6. pmc DDT and breast cancer in young women: new data on the significance of age at exposure
    Barbara A Cohn
    Child Health and Development Studies, Center for Research on Women s and Children s Health, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, California 94709, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1406-14. 2007
    ..Previous studies of DDT and breast cancer assessed exposure later in life when the breast may not have been vulnerable, after most DDT had been eliminated, and after DDT had been banned...
  7. ncbi request reprint DDT and DDE exposure in mothers and time to pregnancy in daughters
    Barbara A Cohn
    Child Health and Development Studies, Center for Research on Women s and Children s Health, Public Health Institute, 1683 Shattuck Avenue, Suite B, Berkeley, CA 94709, USA
    Lancet 361:2205-6. 2003
    ..The decreased fecundability associated with prenatal p,p'-DDT remains unexplained. We speculate that the antiandrogenic activity of p,p'-DDE may mitigate harmful androgen effects on the ovary during gestation or early life...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sex steroid hormones in young manhood and the risk of subsequent prostate cancer: a longitudinal study in African-Americans and Caucasians (United States)
    Chiaojung J Tsai
    Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, HRP Redwood Building, Room T204, Stanford, CA 94305 5405, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:1237-44. 2006
    ..To investigate the relation of sex hormone levels in young adults to subsequent prostate cancer risk...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prostate specific antigen levels in young adulthood predict prostate cancer risk: results from a cohort of Black and White Americans
    Alice S Whittemore
    Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, California 94305 5405, USA
    J Urol 174:872-6; discussion 876. 2005
    ..Little is known about PSA distribution in young adulthood, when benign and malignant prostatic diseases are rare, or about how PSA within the normal range in youth relates to subsequent prostate cancer risk...
  10. ncbi request reprint The National DES Education Program: effectiveness of the California Health Provider Intervention
    Barbara A Cohn
    Center for Research on Women s and Children s Health, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, California 94709, USA
    J Cancer Educ 17:40-5. 2002
    ..The authors report results of an intervention to increase health care providers' awareness of preventive care for women exposed to DES before birth...
  11. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic studies of human semen quality: considerations for study design
    Barbara A Cohn
    Center for Research on Women s and Children s Health, Child Health and Development Studies, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, CA 94709, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:664-71. 2002
    ..Adaptation of the design to anticipate and mitigate bias and to maximize efficiency can yield scientifically sound information. Recommendations for study designs are discussed...

Research Grants6

  1. Pregnancy Hormones, Genes, & Offspring Health
    BARBARA COHN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The SNP library will be a resource of unparalleled power that will be used in conjunction with emerging identification of relevant polymorphisms by the NIEHS Environmental Genome Project to study gene-environment interactions. ..
  2. In Utero Organochlorine Exposure & Breast Density
    BARBARA COHN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These women have not yet achieved the age of high breast cancer risk. The proposed project is an efficient use of existing resources for a unique 40-year follow-up study. ..
  3. In Utero Organochlorine Exposure & Breast Density
    BARBARA COHN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These women have not yet achieved the age of high breast cancer risk. The proposed project is an efficient use of existing resources for a unique 40-year follow-up study. ..