Frederica P Perera

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Publications

  1. ncbi Associations between carcinogen-DNA damage, glutathione S-transferase genotypes, and risk of lung cancer in the prospective Physicians' Health Cohort Study
    Frederica P Perera
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, Joseph L Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York City, NY 10032, USA
    Carcinogenesis 23:1641-6. 2002
  2. pmc Relationship between polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-DNA adducts, environmental tobacco smoke, and child development in the World Trade Center cohort
    Frederica P Perera
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1497-502. 2007
  3. pmc Effect of gene-environment Interactions on mental development in African American, Dominican, and Caucasian mothers and newborns
    Shuang Wang
    Department of Biostatistics, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ann Hum Genet 74:46-56. 2010
  4. pmc Prenatal exposure to butylbenzyl phthalate and early eczema in an urban cohort
    Allan C Just
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1475-80. 2012
  5. pmc Effect of prenatal exposure to airborne polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons on neurodevelopment in the first 3 years of life among inner-city children
    Frederica P Perera
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1287-92. 2006
  6. pmc Anti-cockroach and anti-mouse IgE are associated with early wheeze and atopy in an inner-city birth cohort
    Kathleen M Donohue
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 122:914-20. 2008
  7. pmc Early-life cockroach allergen and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposures predict cockroach sensitization among inner-city children
    Matthew S Perzanowski
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 131:886-93. 2013
  8. pmc Assessment of interactions between PAH exposure and genetic polymorphisms on PAH-DNA adducts in African American, Dominican, and Caucasian mothers and newborns
    Shuang Wang
    Department of Biostatistics, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:405-13. 2008
  9. pmc Children's urinary phthalate metabolites and fractional exhaled nitric oxide in an urban cohort
    Allan C Just
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 186:830-7. 2012
  10. pmc Prenatal acetaminophen exposure and risk of wheeze at age 5 years in an urban low-income cohort
    Matthew S Perzanowski
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health CCCEH, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Thorax 65:118-23. 2010

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  1. ncbi Associations between carcinogen-DNA damage, glutathione S-transferase genotypes, and risk of lung cancer in the prospective Physicians' Health Cohort Study
    Frederica P Perera
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, Joseph L Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York City, NY 10032, USA
    Carcinogenesis 23:1641-6. 2002
    ..The findings underscore the complex and important role of biological susceptibility as a determinant of risk from carcinogens found in tobacco smoke and other environmental compounds...
  2. pmc Relationship between polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-DNA adducts, environmental tobacco smoke, and child development in the World Trade Center cohort
    Frederica P Perera
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1497-502. 2007
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  3. pmc Effect of gene-environment Interactions on mental development in African American, Dominican, and Caucasian mothers and newborns
    Shuang Wang
    Department of Biostatistics, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ann Hum Genet 74:46-56. 2010
    ..The strongest and most consistent effect observed was between PAH and haplotype ACCGGC of the CYP1B1 gene...
  4. pmc Prenatal exposure to butylbenzyl phthalate and early eczema in an urban cohort
    Allan C Just
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1475-80. 2012
    ..Recent cross-sectional studies suggest a link between butylbenzyl phthalate (BBzP) in house dust and childhood eczema...
  5. pmc Effect of prenatal exposure to airborne polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons on neurodevelopment in the first 3 years of life among inner-city children
    Frederica P Perera
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1287-92. 2006
    ..The results require confirmation but suggest that environmental PAHs at levels recently encountered in New York City air may adversely affect children's cognitive development at 3 years of age, with implications for school performance...
  6. pmc Anti-cockroach and anti-mouse IgE are associated with early wheeze and atopy in an inner-city birth cohort
    Kathleen M Donohue
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 122:914-20. 2008
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  7. pmc Early-life cockroach allergen and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposures predict cockroach sensitization among inner-city children
    Matthew S Perzanowski
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 131:886-93. 2013
    ..Furthermore, exposure to combustion byproducts, including polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), can augment the development of allergic sensitization...
  8. pmc Assessment of interactions between PAH exposure and genetic polymorphisms on PAH-DNA adducts in African American, Dominican, and Caucasian mothers and newborns
    Shuang Wang
    Department of Biostatistics, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:405-13. 2008
    ..However, with our limited sample size, the current findings are suggestive only, warranting further study...
  9. pmc Children's urinary phthalate metabolites and fractional exhaled nitric oxide in an urban cohort
    Allan C Just
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 186:830-7. 2012
    ..These results suggest that these two ubiquitous phthalates, previously shown to have substantial contributions from inhalation, are positively associated with airway inflammation in children...
  10. pmc Prenatal acetaminophen exposure and risk of wheeze at age 5 years in an urban low-income cohort
    Matthew S Perzanowski
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health CCCEH, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Thorax 65:118-23. 2010
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  11. pmc Within- and between-home variability in indoor-air insecticide levels during pregnancy among an inner-city cohort from New York City
    Robin M Whyatt
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:383-9. 2007
    ..Residential insecticide use is widespread in the United States, but few data are available on the persistence and variability in levels in the indoor environment...
  12. pmc Prenatal insecticide exposures and birth weight and length among an urban minority cohort
    Robin M Whyatt
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1125-32. 2004
    ..Findings support recent regulatory action to phase out residential uses of the insecticides...
  13. pmc Relation between prenatal lipid-soluble micronutrient status, environmental pollutant exposure, and birth outcomes
    Elizabeth T Masters
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1139-45. 2007
    ..Significant effects of environmental pollutants on birth outcomes have been observed in our study population, and nutritional status may be an additional factor influencing fetal development and effects of environmental toxins...
  14. doi Modeling exposure to air pollution from the WTC disaster based on reports of perceived air pollution
    Sally Ann Lederman
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 100 Haven Avenue, 25F, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Risk Anal 28:287-301. 2008
    ..MAP developed from reports of PAP may be useful to identify high-risk areas and predict health outcomes when there are multiple sources of pollution and a "distance from source" analysis is impossible...
  15. pmc A biomarker validation study of prenatal chlorpyrifos exposure within an inner-city cohort during pregnancy
    Robin M Whyatt
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Joseph L Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:559-67. 2009
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  16. pmc Methods for detecting interactions between genetic polymorphisms and prenatal environment exposure with a mother-child design
    Shuang Wang
    Department of Biostatistics, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Genet Epidemiol 34:125-32. 2010
    ..The application on a real mother-child pair data from a study conducted in Krakow, Poland, suggested four significant gene-environment interactions after multiple comparisons adjustment...
  17. pmc Neighborhood differences in exposure and sensitization to cockroach, mouse, dust mite, cat, and dog allergens in New York City
    Omar Olmedo
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 128:284-292.e7. 2011
    ..Asthma prevalence varies widely among neighborhoods within New York City. Exposure to mouse and cockroach allergens has been suggested as a cause...
  18. pmc An intervention to reduce residential insecticide exposure during pregnancy among an inner-city cohort
    Megan K Williams
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1684-9. 2006
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  19. pmc Prenatal exposure to pesticide ingredient piperonyl butoxide and childhood cough in an urban cohort
    Bian Liu
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 630 West 168 Street, PH8E 101, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Environ Int 48:156-61. 2012
    ..Further, we explored the associations between these pesticide measures and wheeze, asthma, seroatopy, and fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO)...
  20. pmc International studies of prenatal exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and fetal growth
    Hyunok Choi
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1744-50. 2006
    ..To address this gap in knowledge, we examined the association between prenatal exposure to airborne PAHs and birth weight, birth length, and birth head circumference, respectively, in Krakow, Poland, and New York City (NYC)...
  21. pmc Molecular evidence of an interaction between prenatal environmental exposures and birth outcomes in a multiethnic population
    Frederica P Perera
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 60 Haven Avenue B 109, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:626-30. 2004
    ..This study provides evidence that combined exposure to environmental pollutants at levels currently encountered in New York City adversely affects fetal development...
  22. pmc Childhood exposure to fine particulate matter and black carbon and the development of new wheeze between ages 5 and 7 in an urban prospective cohort
    Kyung Hwa Jung
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care of Medicine, Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, PH8E, 630 W 168 St New York, NY 10032, USA
    Environ Int 45:44-50. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that childhood exposure to PM(2.5) and the soot-BC component would be associated with the report of new wheeze and development of seroatopy in an inner city birth cohort...
  23. pmc Prenatal polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) exposure and child behavior at age 6-7 years
    Frederica P Perera
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:921-6. 2012
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  24. pmc Relation between cord blood mercury levels and early child development in a World Trade Center cohort
    Sally Ann Lederman
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1085-91. 2008
    ..This study was designed to determine whether prenatal mercury exposure, including potential releases from the World Trade Center (WTC) disaster, adversely affects fetal growth and child development...
  25. pmc Prenatal di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate exposure and length of gestation among an inner-city cohort
    Robin M Whyatt
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Pediatrics 124:e1213-20. 2009
    ..Our objective was to assess the relationship between di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) exposure during pregnancy and gestational age at delivery among 311 African American or Dominican women from New York City...
  26. pmc Fractional exhaled nitric oxide exchange parameters among 9-year-old inner-city children
    Maria Jose Rosa
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health CCCEH, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 46:83-91. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that the flow independent NO parameters would be associated differentially with wheeze and seroatopy...
  27. pmc Relationship between maternal demoralization, wheeze, and immunoglobulin E among inner-city children
    Marilyn Reyes
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 107:42-49.e1. 2011
    ..However, this relationship has not been examined in inner-city African Americans and Hispanics, populations at high risk for asthma...
  28. pmc Modulation of the effect of prenatal PAH exposure on PAH-DNA adducts in cord blood by plasma antioxidants
    Elizabeth A Kelvin
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2262-8. 2009
    ..05; P = 0.165; among those with high carotenoids: beta = 0.06; P = 0.111). These results suggest a protective effect of micronutrients on the DNA damage and potential cancer risk associated with prenatal PAH exposure...
  29. pmc Prenatal airborne polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposure and child IQ at age 5 years
    Frederica P Perera
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Healt, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Pediatrics 124:e195-202. 2009
    ..This study evaluated the relationship between prenatal exposure to airborne polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and child intelligence...
  30. pmc Relationships among polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-DNA adducts, proximity to the World Trade Center, and effects on fetal growth
    Frederica P Perera
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1062-7. 2005
    ..04). The findings suggest that exposure to elevated levels of PAHs, indicated by PAH-DNA adducts in cord blood, may have contributed to reduced fetal growth in women exposed to the WTC event...
  31. pmc Repeated exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and asthma: effect of seroatopy
    Kyung Hwa Jung
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care of Medicine, Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 109:249-54. 2012
    ..Exposure to traffic-related air pollutants, including polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), can induce asthma. However, the effects of early repeated PAH exposure over time on different asthma phenotypes have not been examined...
  32. pmc Using latent class growth analysis to identify childhood wheeze phenotypes in an urban birth cohort
    Qixuan Chen
    Department of Biostatistics, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 108:311-315.e1. 2012
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  33. pmc Chlorpyrifos exposure and urban residential environment characteristics as determinants of early childhood neurodevelopment
    Gina S Lovasi
    Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:63-70. 2011
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  34. pmc Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon metabolite levels and pediatric allergy and asthma in an inner-city cohort
    Rachel L Miller
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 21:260-7. 2010
    ..Levels of PAH metabolites were not associated with respiratory symptoms. Measures of PAH metabolites suggest considerable exposure in an urban pediatric population, and possible associations with allergic sensitization to mouse...
  35. pmc Traffic density and stationary sources of air pollution associated with wheeze, asthma, and immunoglobulin E from birth to age 5 years among New York City children
    Molini M Patel
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 630 W 168th St, NY 10032, USA
    Environ Res 111:1222-9. 2011
    ..These findings may have broad implications for other urban populations that commonly have high asthma prevalence and exposure to a high density of traffic and stationary air pollution sources...
  36. pmc Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, environmental tobacco smoke, and respiratory symptoms in an inner-city birth cohort
    Rachel L Miller
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, PH8C, 630 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Chest 126:1071-8. 2004
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  37. pmc Changes in pest infestation levels, self-reported pesticide use, and permethrin exposure during pregnancy after the 2000-2001 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency restriction of organophosphates
    Megan K Williams
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 60 Haven Avenue, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1681-8. 2008
    ..The mix of active pesticide ingredients is changing in response to 2000-2001 regulations restricting use of the organophosphorus insecticides chlorpyrifos and diazinon...
  38. pmc Lack of associations among cancer and albumin adducts, ras p21 oncoprotein levels, and CYP1A1, CYP2D6, NAT1, and NAT2 in a nested case-control study of lung cancer within the physicians' health study
    Frederica P Perera
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1417-9. 2006
  39. pmc Spatial and temporal trends of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and other traffic-related airborne pollutants in New York City
    Rafael F Narváez
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, PH8E, 630 W 168th St, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:7330-5. 2008
    ..By contrast PM2.5 levels were highly intercorrelated (values ranged from 0.725 to 0.922, p < 0.01). Further policy initiatives targeting traffic-related air pollutants may be needed for a greater impact on public health...
  40. pmc Cat ownership is a risk factor for the development of anti-cat IgE but not current wheeze at age 5 years in an inner-city cohort
    Matthew S Perzanowski
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:1047-52. 2008
    ..Cat ownership is inversely associated with atopy and asthma in some areas of the world, but the relevance of cat ownership to allergic disease in the inner city is less known...
  41. pmc Prenatal exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, environmental tobacco smoke and asthma
    Maria Jose Rosa
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY 10032, USA
    Respir Med 105:869-76. 2011
    ..Here, we hypothesized that children exposed to both prenatal PAH and ETS may be at greater risk of asthma and seroatopy at ages 5-6 years, after controlling for current pollution exposure...
  42. pmc Urinary naphthol metabolites and chromosomal aberrations in 5-year-old children
    Manuela A Orjuela
    Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1191-202. 2012
    ..Although prenatal (maternal) PAH exposure predicts chromosomal aberrations in cord blood, few studies have examined chromosomal aberrations in school-age children and none has examined their association with metabolites of specific PAHs...
  43. pmc Assessment of benzo(a)pyrene-equivalent carcinogenicity and mutagenicity of residential indoor versus outdoor polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons exposing young children in New York City
    Kyung Hwa Jung
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, PH8E, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:1889-900. 2010
    ..01). These findings suggest that at levels encountered in New York City air, especially during the heating season, residential exposure to PAH may pose an increased risk of cancer and mutation...
  44. ncbi Polymorphisms in the DNA repair enzyme XPD are associated with increased levels of PAH-DNA adducts in a case-control study of breast cancer
    Deliang Tang
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Joseph L Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 75:159-66. 2002
    ..68 OD v.s. 0.40 OD, p = 0.01). The trend of increasing PAH-DNA adduct levels with either the Asn/Asn or Gln/Gln genotype was greater in tumor tissue than the trend in BBD control tissue...
  45. pmc Fluorescence in situ hybridization is necessary to detect an association between chromosome aberrations and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposure in utero and reveals nonrandom chromosome involvement
    Kirsti A Bocskay
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Environ Mol Mutagen 48:114-23. 2007
    ..Together, these results suggest that PAHs may be targeting specific chromosomes and highlight the importance of using the more sensitive detection methods to assess risk in populations with low levels of exposure...
  46. pmc The effects of the World Trade Center event on birth outcomes among term deliveries at three lower Manhattan hospitals
    Sally Ann Lederman
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1772-8. 2004
    ..The observed adverse effects suggest an impact of pollutants and/or stress related to the WTC disaster and have implications for the health and development of exposed children...
  47. pmc Impact of prenatal chlorpyrifos exposure on neurodevelopment in the first 3 years of life among inner-city children
    Virginia A Rauh
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 60 Haven Ave, B 109, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e1845-59. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of prenatal exposure to chlorpyrifos on 3-year neurodevelopment and behavior in a sample of inner-city minority children...
  48. pmc Prenatal exposure to airborne polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and risk of intrauterine growth restriction
    Hyunok Choi
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:658-65. 2008
    ..Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are ubiquitous air pollutants generated by combustion of organic material, including fossil fuel...
  49. pmc Predictors of personal polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposures among pregnant minority women in New York City
    Cathryn C Tonne
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:754-9. 2004
    ..This is the largest study to date characterizing personal exposures to PAHs, a ubiquitous class of carcinogenic air contaminants in urban environments, and is unique in its focus on pregnant minority women...
  50. pmc Urinary concentrations of bisphenol A in an urban minority birth cohort in New York City, prenatal through age 7 years
    Lori A Hoepner
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722W 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722W 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA Electronic address
    Environ Res 122:38-44. 2013
    ..Despite growing concern over potential health effects associated with exposures to the endocrine disruptor, bisphenol A (BPA), insufficient information is available on determinants of BPA concentrations among minority populations in the US...
  51. pmc Gene-environment interactions on growth trajectories
    Shuang Wang
    Department of Biostatistics, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Genet Epidemiol 36:206-13. 2012
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  52. pmc Brain anomalies in children exposed prenatally to a common organophosphate pesticide
    Virginia A Rauh
    Heilbrunn Center for Population and Family Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:7871-6. 2012
    ..This study reports significant associations of prenatal exposure to a widely used environmental neurotoxicant, at standard use levels, with structural changes in the developing human brain...
  53. pmc Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons-aromatic DNA adducts in cord blood and behavior scores in New York city children
    Frederica P Perera
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1176-81. 2011
    ..Prenatal PAH exposure measured by personal monitoring has been linked to cognitive deficits in childhood in a prospective study conducted by the Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health...
  54. pmc Methods for detecting interactions between imprinted genes and environmental exposures using birth cohort designs with mother-offspring pairs
    Shuang Wang
    Department of Biostatistics, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Hum Hered 71:196-208. 2011
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  55. ncbi Chromosomal aberrations in cord blood are associated with prenatal exposure to carcinogenic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
    Kirsti A Bocskay
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 60 Haven Avenue, B 109, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:506-11. 2005
    ..If confirmed, this finding may open new avenues for prevention...
  56. pmc Endotoxin in inner-city homes: associations with wheeze and eczema in early childhood
    Matthew S Perzanowski
    Columbia s Center for Children s Environmental Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:1082-9. 2006
    ..The relevance of this aspect of the hygiene hypothesis to US inner-city communities that have disproportionately high asthma prevalence has not been determined...
  57. ncbi Antioxidant vitamin supplementation reduces benzo(a)pyrene-DNA adducts and potential cancer risk in female smokers
    Laverne A Mooney
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:237-42. 2005
    ..We assessed the chemopreventive effects of antioxidant supplementation using B(a)P-DNA adducts in leukocytes as an intermediate cancer risk marker...
  58. pmc Prenatal exposures to phthalates among women in New York City and Krakow, Poland
    Jennifer J Adibi
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1719-22. 2003
    ..01), and BBzP and monobenzyl phthalate (r = 0.65, p < 0.01). These results demonstrate considerable phthalate exposures during pregnancy among women in these two cohorts and indicate that inhalation is an important route of exposure...
  59. ncbi Prevalence of allergy symptoms and total IgE in a New York City cohort and their association with birth order
    Inge F Goldstein
    Columbia s Children s Center for Environmental Health CCCEH, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 137:249-57. 2005
    ..As part of an ongoing prospective birth cohort study, the prevalence of early phenotypes of asthma and/or allergy was compared with those reported in other studies, and the association with birth order was evaluated...
  60. ncbi Risk for asthma in 1-year-old infants residing in New York City high-risk neighborhoods
    Ilan H Meyer
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Asthma 40:545-50. 2003
  61. pmc Sex-specific epigenetic disruption and behavioral changes following low-dose in utero bisphenol A exposure
    Marija Kundakovic
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:9956-61. 2013
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  62. doi Air pollution threatens the health of children in China
    Alexander Millman
    Columbia University, 100 Haven Ave, 25F, Tower 3, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Pediatrics 122:620-8. 2008
    ..DATA SOURCES/DATA EXTRACTION: To fill this gap, we reviewed relevant published environmental studies, biomedical and molecular/epidemiologic research, and economic and policy analyses...
  63. pmc Children are likely to suffer most from our fossil fuel addiction
    Frederica P Perera
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:987-90. 2008
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  64. pmc Contemporary-use pesticides in personal air samples during pregnancy and blood samples at delivery among urban minority mothers and newborns
    Robin M Whyatt
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:749-56. 2003
    ..Findings indicate that pesticide exposures are frequent but decreasing and that the pesticides are readily transferred to the developing fetus during pregnancy...
  65. pmc Effects of transplacental exposure to environmental pollutants on birth outcomes in a multiethnic population
    Frederica P Perera
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:201-5. 2003
    ..This study provides evidence that environmental pollutants at levels currently encountered in New York City adversely affect fetal development...
  66. ncbi The common insecticides cyfluthrin and chlorpyrifos alter the expression of a subset of genes with diverse functions in primary human astrocytes
    Sarah M Mense
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Toxicol Sci 93:125-35. 2006
    ..These results suggest that inflammatory activation of astrocytes might be an important mechanism underlying neurotoxicity of both chlorpyrifos and cyfluthrin...
  67. ncbi Association between the ras p21 oncoprotein in blood samples and breast cancer
    Andrew Rundle
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Cancer Lett 185:71-8. 2002
    ..Ras p21 may be useful in the early detection of breast tumors and in post-surgical follow-up of patients, giving patients and physicians new tools for managing breast cancer...
  68. pmc Biomarkers in maternal and newborn blood indicate heightened fetal susceptibility to procarcinogenic DNA damage
    Frederica P Perera
    Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1133-6. 2004
    ..The findings have implications for risk assessment, given the need to protect children as a sensitive subset of the population...
  69. pmc Emerging technology in molecular epidemiology: what epidemiologists need to know
    Frederica P Perera
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA
    Epidemiology 19:350-2. 2008
    ..These examples show how interdisciplinary training in molecular epidemiology programs can help ensure that new technologies are used effectively to understand the mechanisms driving exposure-disease relationships...