Keith Baverstock

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Affiliation: University of Kuopio
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi Chernobyl: an overlooked aspect?
    Keith Baverstock
    Science 299:44. 2003
  2. ncbi Chernobyl and the future: too soon for a final diagnosis
    Dillwyn Williams
    Thyroid Carcinogenesis Research Group, Strangeways Research Laboratories, Worts Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK
    Nature 440:993-4. 2006
  3. pmc Epigenetic regulation of the mammalian cell
    Keith Baverstock
    Department of Environmental Science, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    PLoS ONE 3:e2290. 2008
  4. pmc The recognition of childhood thyroid cancer as a consequence of the Chernobyl accident: an allegorical tale of our time?
    Keith Baverstock
    Department of Environmental Science, University of Kuopio, PL 1627 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    J R Soc Med 100:407-9. 2007
  5. ncbi The Chernobyl accident 20 years on: an assessment of the health consequences and the international response
    Keith Baverstock
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Natural and Environmental Sciences, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, 70211, Finland
    Cien Saude Colet 12:689-98. 2007
  6. pmc The chernobyl accident 20 years on: an assessment of the health consequences and the international response
    Keith Baverstock
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Natural and Environmental Sciences, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1312-7. 2006
  7. ncbi The UK Committee on Radioactive Waste Management
    Keith Baverstock
    Department of Environmental Science, University of Kuopio, PL 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    J Radiol Prot 25:313-20. 2005
  8. ncbi Classical radiation biology, the bystander effect and paradigms: a reply
    Keith Baverstock
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Natural and Environmental Sciences, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Hum Exp Toxicol 24:537-42. 2005
  9. ncbi Science, politics and ethics in the low dose debate
    Keith Baverstock
    Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Med Confl Surviv 21:88-100. 2005
  10. doi Some important questions connected with non-targeted effects
    Keith Baverstock
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Natural and Environmental Sciences, University of Kuopio, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Mutat Res 687:84-8. 2010

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Publications23

  1. ncbi Chernobyl: an overlooked aspect?
    Keith Baverstock
    Science 299:44. 2003
  2. ncbi Chernobyl and the future: too soon for a final diagnosis
    Dillwyn Williams
    Thyroid Carcinogenesis Research Group, Strangeways Research Laboratories, Worts Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK
    Nature 440:993-4. 2006
  3. pmc Epigenetic regulation of the mammalian cell
    Keith Baverstock
    Department of Environmental Science, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    PLoS ONE 3:e2290. 2008
    ..Phenotype is represented by high dimensional attractors, evolutionarily conditioned for stability and robustness and contingent on rules of engagement between gene products encoded in the genetic network...
  4. pmc The recognition of childhood thyroid cancer as a consequence of the Chernobyl accident: an allegorical tale of our time?
    Keith Baverstock
    Department of Environmental Science, University of Kuopio, PL 1627 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    J R Soc Med 100:407-9. 2007
  5. ncbi The Chernobyl accident 20 years on: an assessment of the health consequences and the international response
    Keith Baverstock
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Natural and Environmental Sciences, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, 70211, Finland
    Cien Saude Colet 12:689-98. 2007
    ..These should involve independent scientists and ensure cooperation rather than rivalry...
  6. pmc The chernobyl accident 20 years on: an assessment of the health consequences and the international response
    Keith Baverstock
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Natural and Environmental Sciences, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1312-7. 2006
    ..Accurate assessment of the consequences is important to the current debate on nuclear power...
  7. ncbi The UK Committee on Radioactive Waste Management
    Keith Baverstock
    Department of Environmental Science, University of Kuopio, PL 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    J Radiol Prot 25:313-20. 2005
    ..Furthermore, given also the immense importance of this decision to public safety, national security and the national interest, we believe urgent steps should be taken to review the Committee's process, its management and its sponsorship...
  8. ncbi Classical radiation biology, the bystander effect and paradigms: a reply
    Keith Baverstock
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Natural and Environmental Sciences, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Hum Exp Toxicol 24:537-42. 2005
    ..In particular this framework will encompass the epigenetic as well as genetic aspects of radiation biology. Examples of how this might be achieved are given...
  9. ncbi Science, politics and ethics in the low dose debate
    Keith Baverstock
    Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Med Confl Surviv 21:88-100. 2005
    ..It is concluded that for science to be useful in public health policy making there needs to be some reform from within the profession and the political imperative for freely independent scientific institutions...
  10. doi Some important questions connected with non-targeted effects
    Keith Baverstock
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Natural and Environmental Sciences, University of Kuopio, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Mutat Res 687:84-8. 2010
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  11. doi Why do we need a new paradigm in radiobiology?
    Keith Baverstock
    Department of Environmental Science, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio Campus, PL 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Mutat Res 687:3-6. 2010
    ..Such processes are termed type B events and give rise to a separate category of effects and risk to those associated with the conventional effects of radiation, type A effects. How type B risks might be assessed is discussed...
  12. ncbi The 2003 NRPB report on UK nuclear-test veterans
    Keith Baverstock
    Faculty of Natural Sciences and Environmental Sciences, University of Kuopio, FIN 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Lancet 361:1759-60. 2003
  13. doi Towards a unifying theory of late stochastic effects of ionizing radiation
    Keith Baverstock
    Department of Environmental Science, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio Campus, PL 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Mutat Res 718:1-9. 2011
    ..This approach unifies at a fundamental level the heritable and late somatic effects of radiation into a single causal framework that has the potential to be extended to the effects of the other environmental agents damaging to health...
  14. pmc Comments on Rithidech, K.N.; et al. Lack of genomic instability in bone marrow cells of SCID mice exposed whole-body to low-dose radiation. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2013, 10, 1356-1377
    Keith Baverstock
    Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio Campus, Kuopio, Finland
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:2732-4. 2013
    ..In drawing their conclusion of a "lack of genomic instability …." the authors have committed two category errors. ..
  15. doi Radiation-induced genomic instability in Caenorhabditis elegans
    Katriina Huumonen
    Department of Environmental Science, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Mutat Res 748:36-41. 2012
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first publication reporting radiation-induced genomic instability in C. elegans...
  16. ncbi The long-term management of nuclear emergencies: the principles
    Keith Baverstock
    Department of Environmental Science, University of Kuopio, FIN 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 109:3-5. 2004
    ..An essential component in further developing such a plan would be a thorough review of the experience of the Chernobyl accident in order to 'learn the lessons' that accident holds...
  17. pmc The evolutionary origin of form and function
    Keith Baverstock
    Department of Environmental Science, POB 1627, Kuopio Campus, FI 70211 University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    J Physiol 592:2261-5. 2014
    ..Organisms, in Darwin's 'proportional numbers', in turn interact to minimise the free energy of their ecosystems. Genetic variation plays no role in this holistic conceptualisation of the life process. ..
  18. ncbi A comparison of two cell regulatory models entailing high dimensional attractors representing phenotype
    Keith Baverstock
    Department of Environmental Science, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio Campus, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Prog Biophys Mol Biol 106:443-9. 2011
    ..If correct there are important implications for understanding how environmental factors impact on evolution and may be implicated in hereditary and somatic disease...
  19. ncbi Comment on papers on NRPB study of the UK test veterans
    Keith Baverstock
    J Radiol Prot 25:197-9; author reply 199-201. 2005
  20. ncbi The use of effective dose in retrospective dose assessment
    Keith Baverstock
    Health Phys 85:110-1; author reply 111-2. 2003
  21. ncbi Comments on the recent ICRP proposals
    Keith Baverstock
    J Radiol Prot 22:423-4. 2002
  22. pmc Committee on Radioactive Waste Management lacks medical input
    Keith Baverstock
    BMJ 331:1409. 2005
  23. ncbi Muller's ratchet hypothesis
    Keith Baverstock
    Lancet 364:1213. 2004