Konstantinos C Makris

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Publications

  1. ncbi Incorporating potable water sources and use habits into surveys that improve surrogate exposure estimates for water contaminants: the case of bisphenol A
    Syam S Andra
    Water and Health Laboratory, Cyprus International Institute for Environmental and Public Health in Association with Harvard School of Public Health, Cyprus University of Technology, Irenes 95, Limassol 3041, Cyprus E mail Harvard Cyprus Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Water Health 12:81-93. 2014
  2. doi Association between water consumption from polycarbonate containers and bisphenol A intake during harsh environmental conditions in summer
    K C Makris
    Cyprus International Institute for Environmental and Public Health in Association with Harvard School of Public Health, Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus
    Environ Sci Technol 47:3333-43. 2013
  3. ncbi Limited representation of drinking-water contaminants in pregnancy-birth cohorts
    Konstantinos C Makris
    Cyprus International Institute for Environmental and Public Health in Association with Harvard School of Public Health, Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus Electronic address
    Sci Total Environ 468:165-75. 2014
  4. ncbi Association of drinking-water source and use characteristics with urinary antimony concentrations
    Konstantinos C Makris
    Cyprus International Institute for Environmental and Public Health in Association with Harvard School of Public Health, Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 23:120-7. 2013
  5. pmc A preliminary assessment of low level arsenic exposure and diabetes mellitus in Cyprus
    Konstantinos C Makris
    Cyprus International Institute for Environmental and Public Health in Association with Harvard School of Public Health, Cyprus University of Technology, Irenes 95, Limassol, 3041, Cyprus
    BMC Public Health 12:334. 2012
  6. pmc Oral ingestion of hexavalent chromium through drinking water and cancer mortality in an industrial area of Greece--an ecological study
    Athena Linos
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 75 Mikras Asias Str, Athens, 11527, Greece
    Environ Health 10:50. 2011
  7. doi Screening of pharmaceuticals and endocrine disrupting compounds in water supplies of Cyprus
    Konstantinos C Makris
    International Institute for Environmental and Public Health in association with the Harvard School of Public Health, Cyprus University of Technology, Corner Athinon and Nikou Xiouta, Limassol 3041, Cyprus
    Water Sci Technol 62:2720-8. 2010
  8. doi Coupling indigenous biostimulation and phytoremediation for the restoration of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene-contaminated sites
    Konstantinos C Makris
    Cyprus International Institute for Environmental and Public Health in association with the Harvard School of Public Health, Cyprus University of Technology, Corner Athinon and Nikou Xiouta, Limassol, 3041, Cyprus
    J Environ Monit 12:399-403. 2010
  9. doi Frequency of use controls chemical leaching from drinking-water containers subject to disinfection
    Syam S Andra
    Water and Health Laboratory, Cyprus International Institute for Environmental and Public Health in association with the Harvard School of Public Health, Cyprus University of Technology, Irenes 95, Limassol 3041, Cyprus
    Water Res 45:6677-87. 2011
  10. doi Thyroid disrupting chemicals in plastic additives and thyroid health
    Syam S Andra
    Water and Health Laboratory, Cyprus International Institute for Environmental and Public Health in Association with Harvard School of Public Health, Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus
    J Environ Sci Health C Environ Carcinog Ecotoxicol Rev 30:107-51. 2012

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Publications15

  1. ncbi Incorporating potable water sources and use habits into surveys that improve surrogate exposure estimates for water contaminants: the case of bisphenol A
    Syam S Andra
    Water and Health Laboratory, Cyprus International Institute for Environmental and Public Health in Association with Harvard School of Public Health, Cyprus University of Technology, Irenes 95, Limassol 3041, Cyprus E mail Harvard Cyprus Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Water Health 12:81-93. 2014
    ..The next steps would be in quantifying the extent of improvement in exposure assessment that adds value to refined survey designs. ..
  2. doi Association between water consumption from polycarbonate containers and bisphenol A intake during harsh environmental conditions in summer
    K C Makris
    Cyprus International Institute for Environmental and Public Health in Association with Harvard School of Public Health, Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus
    Environ Sci Technol 47:3333-43. 2013
    ..It is suggested that PC-based water consumption could serve as a proxy for urinary BPA, although the magnitude of its relative contribution to overall daily intake requires further investigation...
  3. ncbi Limited representation of drinking-water contaminants in pregnancy-birth cohorts
    Konstantinos C Makris
    Cyprus International Institute for Environmental and Public Health in Association with Harvard School of Public Health, Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus Electronic address
    Sci Total Environ 468:165-75. 2014
    ..Future PBC studies should grasp this opportunity to substantially reform elements of water contamination in their exposure assessment protocols and effectively combine them with their epidemiological study designs. ..
  4. ncbi Association of drinking-water source and use characteristics with urinary antimony concentrations
    Konstantinos C Makris
    Cyprus International Institute for Environmental and Public Health in Association with Harvard School of Public Health, Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 23:120-7. 2013
    ..It is proposed that consumption data collection on various water uses and sources among individuals could perhaps decrease the uncertainty associated with derivations of acceptable daily Sb intakes...
  5. pmc A preliminary assessment of low level arsenic exposure and diabetes mellitus in Cyprus
    Konstantinos C Makris
    Cyprus International Institute for Environmental and Public Health in Association with Harvard School of Public Health, Cyprus University of Technology, Irenes 95, Limassol, 3041, Cyprus
    BMC Public Health 12:334. 2012
    ..The main objective of the study was to assess the degree of association between orally-ingested As and self-reported type-2 diabetes mellitus (DM) in 317 adult (≥18 years old) volunteers...
  6. pmc Oral ingestion of hexavalent chromium through drinking water and cancer mortality in an industrial area of Greece--an ecological study
    Athena Linos
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 75 Mikras Asias Str, Athens, 11527, Greece
    Environ Health 10:50. 2011
    ..Water contaminated with hexavalent chromium is a worldwide problem, making this a question of significant public health importance...
  7. doi Screening of pharmaceuticals and endocrine disrupting compounds in water supplies of Cyprus
    Konstantinos C Makris
    International Institute for Environmental and Public Health in association with the Harvard School of Public Health, Cyprus University of Technology, Corner Athinon and Nikou Xiouta, Limassol 3041, Cyprus
    Water Sci Technol 62:2720-8. 2010
    ....
  8. doi Coupling indigenous biostimulation and phytoremediation for the restoration of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene-contaminated sites
    Konstantinos C Makris
    Cyprus International Institute for Environmental and Public Health in association with the Harvard School of Public Health, Cyprus University of Technology, Corner Athinon and Nikou Xiouta, Limassol, 3041, Cyprus
    J Environ Monit 12:399-403. 2010
    ....
  9. doi Frequency of use controls chemical leaching from drinking-water containers subject to disinfection
    Syam S Andra
    Water and Health Laboratory, Cyprus International Institute for Environmental and Public Health in association with the Harvard School of Public Health, Cyprus University of Technology, Irenes 95, Limassol 3041, Cyprus
    Water Res 45:6677-87. 2011
    ..Additional research on potential leaching of organic chemicals from water packaging materials is deemed necessary under relevant environmental conditions...
  10. doi Thyroid disrupting chemicals in plastic additives and thyroid health
    Syam S Andra
    Water and Health Laboratory, Cyprus International Institute for Environmental and Public Health in Association with Harvard School of Public Health, Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus
    J Environ Sci Health C Environ Carcinog Ecotoxicol Rev 30:107-51. 2012
    ..05) TDC associations with natural thyroid hormones (positive or negative sign). Future studies should undertake systematic meta-analyses to elucidate pooled TDC effect estimates on thyroid health indicators and outcomes...
  11. doi Delineating the degree of association between biomarkers of arsenic exposure and type-2 diabetes mellitus
    Syam S Andra
    Cyprus International Institute for Environmental and Public Health in Association with Harvard School of Public Health, Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 216:35-49. 2013
    ..Additional epidemiologic studies onto the association between As and T2DM should incorporate both urinary As and T2DM biomarkers, as suggested in this study, in order to evaluate subclinical effects of low-level As exposures...
  12. doi Co-leaching of brominated compounds and antimony from bottled water
    Syam S Andra
    Water and Health Laboratory, Cyprus International Institute for Environmental and Public Health in association with the Harvard School of Public Health, Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol
    Environ Int 38:45-53. 2012
    ..05) lower Sb and Br leaching than PET. Upon quantitative validation of PBDE leaching from certain plastic bottles into water, a revisit to existing PBDE exposure assessment reports will be deemed necessary...
  13. ncbi Obesity-mediated association between exposure to brominated trihalomethanes and type II diabetes mellitus: an exploratory analysis
    Syam S Andra
    Cyprus International Institute for Environmental and Public Health in Association with Harvard School of Public Health, Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus Harvard Cyprus Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Sci Total Environ 485:340-7. 2014
    ..001) higher in diabetics than in healthy individuals. Ingestion and non-ingestion exposures to Br-THM deserve careful consideration in relevant epidemiological studies, as a possible environmental risk factor of T2DM...
  14. doi A sensitive and fast method for trihalomethanes in urine using gas chromatography-triple quadrupole mass spectrometry
    Pantelis Charisiadis
    Cyprus International Institute for Environmental and Public Health in Association with Harvard School of Public Health, Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus
    J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci 947:17-22. 2014
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  15. doi Evidence of arsenic release promoted by disinfection by-products within drinking-water distribution systems
    Syam S Andra
    Water and Health Laboratory, Cyprus International Institute for Environmental and Public Health in Association with Harvard School of Public Health, Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus Harvard Cyprus Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, United States
    Sci Total Environ 472:1145-51. 2014
    ..Whether or not, our laboratory-based results truly represent mechanisms operating in disinfected finished water in pipe networks remains to be investigated in the field...