Roel Vermeulen

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Affiliation: Utrecht University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Long-term effects on humoral immunity among workers exposed to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD)
    Fatemeh Saberi Hosnijeh
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Division of Environmental Epidemiology, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 68:419-24. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Changes in lymphocyte subsets in workers exposed to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD)
    Fatemeh Saberi Hosnijeh
    Division of Environmental Epidemiology, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Jenalaan 18d, P O Box 80178, Utrecht 3508 TD, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 69:781-6. 2012
  3. pmc Elevated urinary levels of kidney injury molecule-1 among Chinese factory workers exposed to trichloroethylene
    Roel Vermeulen
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Carcinogenesis 33:1538-41. 2012
  4. pmc Transient receptor potential genes, smoking, occupational exposures and cough in adults
    Lidwien A M Smit
    INSERM, CESP Centre for research in Epidemiology and Population Health, U1018, Respiratory and environmental epidemiology Team, Villejuif F 94807, France
    Respir Res 13:26. 2012
  5. pmc The impact of new research technologies on our understanding of environmental causes of disease: the concept of clinical vulnerability
    Paolo Vineis
    MRC HPA Centre for Environment and Health, Imperial College, UK
    Environ Health 8:54. 2009
  6. pmc Searching for early breast cancer biomarkers by serum protein profiling of pre-diagnostic serum; a nested case-control study
    Annemieke W J Opstal-van Winden
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 11:381. 2011
  7. doi request reprint The impact of saturable metabolism on exposure-response relations in 2 studies of benzene-induced leukemia
    Jelle Vlaanderen
    Environmental Epidemiology Division, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, P O Box 80 178, NL 3508 TD Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Am J Epidemiol 174:621-9. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Coal combustion and lung cancer risk in XuanWei: a possible role of silica?
    R Vermeulen
    Division of Environmental Epidemiology, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    Med Lav 102:362-7. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Circulating soluble CD30 and future risk of lymphoma; evidence from two prospective studies in the general population
    Roel Vermeulen
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Division of Environmental Epidemiology, Utrecht University, Jenalaan 18d, 3584 CK Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:1925-7. 2011
  10. pmc Sensitivity analyses of exposure estimates from a quantitative job-exposure matrix (SYN-JEM) for use in community-based studies
    Susan Peters
    Environmental Epidemiology Division, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, 3584 CK Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ann Occup Hyg 57:98-106. 2013

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Publications51

  1. doi request reprint Long-term effects on humoral immunity among workers exposed to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD)
    Fatemeh Saberi Hosnijeh
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Division of Environmental Epidemiology, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 68:419-24. 2011
    ..In this study we investigated changes in humoral immunity and prevalence of atopic diseases among workers from a Dutch historical cohort occupationally exposed to chlorophenoxy herbicides and contaminants including TCDD...
  2. doi request reprint Changes in lymphocyte subsets in workers exposed to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD)
    Fatemeh Saberi Hosnijeh
    Division of Environmental Epidemiology, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Jenalaan 18d, P O Box 80178, Utrecht 3508 TD, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 69:781-6. 2012
    ..In this cross-sectional study we investigated changes in peripheral blood cell counts and lymphocyte subsets among workers from a Dutch historical cohort occupationally exposed to chlorophenoxy herbicides and contaminants including TCDD...
  3. pmc Elevated urinary levels of kidney injury molecule-1 among Chinese factory workers exposed to trichloroethylene
    Roel Vermeulen
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Carcinogenesis 33:1538-41. 2012
    ..The findings suggest that at relatively low occupational exposure levels a toxic effect on the kidneys can be observed. This finding supports the biological plausibility of linking TCE exposure and renal cancer...
  4. pmc Transient receptor potential genes, smoking, occupational exposures and cough in adults
    Lidwien A M Smit
    INSERM, CESP Centre for research in Epidemiology and Population Health, U1018, Respiratory and environmental epidemiology Team, Villejuif F 94807, France
    Respir Res 13:26. 2012
    ..The aim was to study the influence of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in TRP genes and irritant exposures on cough...
  5. pmc The impact of new research technologies on our understanding of environmental causes of disease: the concept of clinical vulnerability
    Paolo Vineis
    MRC HPA Centre for Environment and Health, Imperial College, UK
    Environ Health 8:54. 2009
    ..The development of "-omics", in spite of current limitations and lack of sound validation, could greatly contribute to the elucidation of the disease model we propose...
  6. pmc Searching for early breast cancer biomarkers by serum protein profiling of pre-diagnostic serum; a nested case-control study
    Annemieke W J Opstal-van Winden
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 11:381. 2011
    ..We present for the first time pre-diagnostic serum protein profiles in relation to breast cancer, using the Prospect-EPIC (European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and nutrition) cohort...
  7. doi request reprint The impact of saturable metabolism on exposure-response relations in 2 studies of benzene-induced leukemia
    Jelle Vlaanderen
    Environmental Epidemiology Division, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, P O Box 80 178, NL 3508 TD Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Am J Epidemiol 174:621-9. 2011
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Coal combustion and lung cancer risk in XuanWei: a possible role of silica?
    R Vermeulen
    Division of Environmental Epidemiology, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    Med Lav 102:362-7. 2011
    ..Research to date has suggested that exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) is one of the main contributors to the observed risk. More recently exposure to crystalline silica has been suggested as another contributing factor...
  9. doi request reprint Circulating soluble CD30 and future risk of lymphoma; evidence from two prospective studies in the general population
    Roel Vermeulen
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Division of Environmental Epidemiology, Utrecht University, Jenalaan 18d, 3584 CK Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:1925-7. 2011
    ..This finding was recently extended to the general population where elevated levels of sCD30 were reported in prediagnostic serum among subjects that developed NHL later in life...
  10. pmc Sensitivity analyses of exposure estimates from a quantitative job-exposure matrix (SYN-JEM) for use in community-based studies
    Susan Peters
    Environmental Epidemiology Division, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, 3584 CK Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ann Occup Hyg 57:98-106. 2013
    ..The aim was to gain insight into the robustness of the SYN-JEM RCS estimates based on critical decisions taken in the elaboration process...
  11. doi request reprint Development of an exposure measurement database on five lung carcinogens (ExpoSYN) for quantitative retrospective occupational exposure assessment
    Susan Peters
    Environmental Epidemiology Division, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    Ann Occup Hyg 56:70-9. 2012
    ..We assembled an exposure database, called ExpoSYN, to enable such a quantitative exposure assessment...
  12. doi request reprint Plasma dioxin levels and cause-specific mortality in an occupational cohort of workers exposed to chlorophenoxy herbicides, chlorophenols and contaminants
    Daisy Boers
    Division of Environmental Epidemiology, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 69:113-8. 2012
    ..These risks could not be linked to the qualitative exposure proxies available. Here, we re-investigate exposure-response relationships using a (semi)quantitative measure of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) exposure...
  13. doi request reprint Plasma cytokines and future risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL): a case-control study nested in the Italian European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Fatemeh Saberi Hosnijeh
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Division of Environmental Epidemiology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1577-84. 2010
    ..However, to date, there are no studies that have studied cytokine levels prospectively in relation to NHL risk in the general population...
  14. doi request reprint A graphical tool to evaluate temporal coverage of occupational history by exposure measurements
    Jelle Vlaanderen
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Division Environmental Epidemiology, Utrecht University, 3508 TD, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 67:636-8. 2010
    ..We propose a simple graphical method that can be used to visualise the temporal coverage of exposure history with exposure measurements and the extent of temporal extrapolation needed...
  15. doi request reprint Comparison of exposure assessment methods for occupational carcinogens in a multi-centre lung cancer case-control study
    Susan Peters
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Environmental Epidemiology Division, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 68:148-53. 2011
    ..Different methods have been developed, including case-by-case expert assessment and job-exposure matrices (JEM). The present analyses compare exposure prevalence and risk estimates derived by different exposure assessment methods...
  16. doi request reprint Quality of evidence must guide risk assessment of asbestos
    Virissa Lenters
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ann Occup Hyg 56:879-87. 2012
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  17. doi request reprint Occupational exposure to extremely low-frequency magnetic fields and cardiovascular disease mortality in a prospective cohort study
    Tom Koeman
    Environmental Epidemiology Division, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 70:402-7. 2013
    ..This study investigated the association between occupational ELF-MF exposure and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality within a community-based prospective cohort study...
  18. doi request reprint Occupational benzene exposure and the risk of chronic myeloid leukemia: a meta-analysis of cohort studies incorporating study quality dimensions
    Jelle Vlaanderen
    Division of Environmental Epidemiology, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Am J Ind Med 55:779-85. 2012
    ..Here, we extend these analyses to chronic myeloid leukemia (CML)...
  19. pmc Flexible meta-regression to assess the shape of the benzene-leukemia exposure-response curve
    Jelle Vlaanderen
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Environ Health Perspect 118:526-32. 2010
    ..Integrating evidence from all available studies that are of sufficient quality combined with flexible meta-regression models is likely to provide better insight into the functional relation between benzene exposure and risk of leukemia...
  20. doi request reprint Dietary Intakes and Risk of Lymphoid and Myeloid Leukemia in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Fatemeh Saberi Hosnijeh
    a Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Division Environmental Epidemiology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Nutr Cancer 66:14-28. 2014
    ..Additional subtype analyses showed no dietary association with risk of major subtypes of leukemias. In summary, this study did not support a possible link between selected dietary factors and risk of leukemias. ..
  21. doi request reprint JEMs and incompatible occupational coding systems: effect of manual and automatic recoding of job codes on exposure assignment
    Tom Koeman
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Environmental Epidemiology Division, Utrecht University, Jenalaan 18d, 3584 CK Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ann Occup Hyg 57:107-14. 2013
    ..We set out to investigate whether automatically translating job codes led to different exposure estimates compared with those resulting from manual recoding using the original job descriptions...
  22. doi request reprint Occupation and risk of lymphoid and myeloid leukaemia in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Fatemeh Saberi Hosnijeh
    Division Environmental Epidemiology, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 70:464-70. 2013
    ..We evaluated possible associations between job title and selected hazardous agents and leukaemia in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition...
  23. doi request reprint Serum metabolomic pertubations among workers exposed to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD)
    Fatemeh Saberi Hosnijeh
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences IRAS, Division Environmental Epidemiology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Environ Mol Mutagen 54:558-65. 2013
    ..No significant metabolic features were identified. It is concluded that TCDD exposure at levels present in this study does not lead to significant perturbations of the serum metabolome...
  24. pmc A meta-analysis of asbestos and lung cancer: is better quality exposure assessment associated with steeper slopes of the exposure-response relationships?
    Virissa Lenters
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Division of Environmental Epidemiology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1547-55. 2011
    ..Asbestos is a well-recognized cause of lung cancer, but there is considerable between-study heterogeneity in the slope of the exposure-response relationship...
  25. doi request reprint Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposure, urinary mutagenicity, and DNA adducts in rubber manufacturing workers
    Susan Peters
    Environmental Epidemiology Division, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1452-9. 2008
    ..Presently, we investigated whether DNA adducts in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) and/or urothelial cells may be caused by polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons or other genotoxic compounds...
  26. doi request reprint A review of the role of lymphoma markers and occupational and environmental exposures
    Fatemeh Saberi Hosnijeh
    Division of Environmental Epidemiology, Institute of Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    Vet Q 32:61-73. 2012
    ..Although the existing epidemiologic studies have not revealed consistent patterns of perturbations of the immune system by these factors, the findings might suggest an adverse impact on both the humoral and cell-mediated immune system...
  27. pmc Endotoxin exposure and lung cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the published literature on agriculture and cotton textile workers
    Virissa Lenters
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Division Environmental Epidemiology, Utrecht University, PO Box 80178, 3508 TD, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Cancer Causes Control 21:523-55. 2010
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  28. ncbi request reprint Occupational dermal exposure to cyclophosphamide in Dutch hospitals: a pilot study
    Wouter Fransman
    Environmental and Occupational Health Group, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, PO Box 80176, 3508 TD Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ann Occup Hyg 48:237-44. 2004
    ..In this pilot study we assessed potential and actual dermal exposure for several common hospital tasks. Results were used to derive an optimal measurement strategy for a currently ongoing exposure survey...
  29. pmc Occupational benzene exposure and the risk of lymphoma subtypes: a meta-analysis of cohort studies incorporating three study quality dimensions
    Jelle Vlaanderen
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Environ Health Perspect 119:159-67. 2011
    ..The use of occupational cohort studies to assess the association of benzene and lymphoma is complicated by problems with exposure misclassification, outcome classification, and low statistical power...
  30. ncbi request reprint Dermal exposure to cyclophosphamide in hospitals during preparation, nursing and cleaning activities
    Wouter Fransman
    Environmental and Occupational Health Division, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences IRAS, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 78:403-12. 2005
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  31. doi request reprint Occupational asbestos exposure and risk of pleural mesothelioma, lung cancer, and laryngeal cancer in the prospective Netherlands cohort study
    Nadine S M Offermans
    From the Department of Epidemiology Ms Offermans and Mr van den Brandt, GROW School for Oncology and Developmental Biology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, the Netherlands Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences Dr Vermeulen and Mr Kromhout, Environmental Epidemiology Division, Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care Dr Vermeulen, University Medical Center, Utrecht, the Netherlands Department of Public Health Mr Burdorf, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands TNO Dr Goldbohm, Leiden, the Netherlands and Finnish Institute of Occupational Health Dr Kauppinen, Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Environ Med 56:6-19. 2014
    ....
  32. pmc Plasma Cytokine Concentrations in Workers Exposed to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD)
    Fatemeh Saberi Hosnijeh
    Division Environmental Epidemiology, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University Utrecht, Netherlands
    Front Oncol 2:37. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that TCDD exposure could suppress the immune system and that chemokine and growth factor-dependent cellular pathway changes by TCDD may play role in TCDD toxicity and associated health effects...
  33. doi request reprint Electric shocks at work in Europe: development of a job exposure matrix
    Anke Huss
    Division Environmental Epidemiology, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Jenalaan 18d, Utrecht 3584 CK, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 70:261-7. 2013
    ..We assessed risk of electric injury, using occupational accident registries across Europe to develop an electric shock job-exposure-matrix (JEM)...
  34. doi request reprint Occupational exposure to organic dust increases lung cancer risk in the general population
    Susan Peters
    Environmental Epidemiology Division, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Thorax 67:111-6. 2012
    ..To date there has not been a comprehensive evaluation of the possible association between occupational organic dust exposure (and its specific constituents) and lung cancer risk in the general population...
  35. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of two self-administered questionnaires to ascertain dermatitis among metal workers and its relation with exposure to metal working fluids
    Berna van Wendel de Joode
    Risk Assessment in the Work Environment, a collaborative centre between TNO Quality of Life and IRAS Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Contact Dermatitis 57:14-20. 2007
    ..Alternatively, it would be preferable to apply the symptom-based questionnaire; workers with symptoms should be seen by a dermatologist to identify false positives...
  36. ncbi request reprint A database of exposures in the rubber manufacturing industry: design and quality control
    Frank de Vocht
    Environmental and Occupational Health Division, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ann Occup Hyg 49:691-701. 2005
    ....
  37. pmc Guidelines to evaluate human observational studies for quantitative risk assessment
    Jelle Vlaanderen
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Division Environmental Epidemiology, Utrecht University, Jenalaan 18d, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1700-5. 2008
    ..In particular, the quality of quantitative exposure assessment is a crucial aspect of HOS to be considered for QRA...
  38. pmc Single molecule quantitation and sequencing of rare translocations using microfluidic nested digital PCR
    Joe Shuga
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA, Department of Chemistry, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA, UC San Francisco UC Berkeley Graduate Program in Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA, Guangdong Poison Control Center, Guangzhou 510300, China and Environmental Epidemiology Division, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, NL 3508, The Netherlands
    Nucleic Acids Res 41:e159. 2013
    ..In this manner, we created a quantitative map for this carcinogenic mutation in this healthy population and identified the positions on chromosomes 14 and 18 where the vast majority of these t(14;18) events occur...
  39. doi request reprint Modelling of occupational respirable crystalline silica exposure for quantitative exposure assessment in community-based case-control studies
    Susan Peters
    Environmental Epidemiology Division, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Environ Monit 13:3262-8. 2011
    ..These predictions will be used in the SYNERGY study, an ongoing pooled multinational community-based case-control study on lung cancer...
  40. pmc Respiratory symptoms and occupation: a cross-sectional study of the general population
    Roel Vermeulen
    Environmental and Occupational Health Division, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, University Utrecht, Utrecht, PO Box 80176, 3503 TD Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Environ Health 1:5. 2002
    ..Subjects were from the Dutch Monitoring Project on Risk Factors for Chronic Diseases (MORGEN). The composition of this population enabled estimation of respiratory risks due to occupation from the recent past for both men and women...
  41. doi request reprint Intra- and interindividual variability in lymphocyte chromosomal aberrations: implications for cancer risk assessment
    Susan Peters
    Environmental Epidemiology Division, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    Am J Epidemiol 174:490-3. 2011
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  42. doi request reprint Serum concentrations of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and a polybrominated biphenyl (PBB) in men from Greenland, Poland and Ukraine
    Virissa Lenters
    Division of Environmental Epidemiology, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, P O Box 80 178, 3508 TD Utrecht, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Environ Int 61:8-16. 2013
    ..We report BFR levels for three populations for which sparse biomonitoring data exists. ..
  43. pmc Is pesticide use related to Parkinson disease? Some clues to heterogeneity in study results
    Marianne van der Mark
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Division of Environmental Epidemiology, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    Environ Health Perspect 120:340-7. 2012
    ..Previous systematic reviews have indicated that pesticide exposure is possibly associated with Parkinson disease (PD). However, considerable heterogeneity has been observed in study results...
  44. ncbi request reprint Variability of task-based dermal exposure measurements from a variety of workplaces
    Hans Kromhout
    Environmental and Occupational Health Division, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ann Occup Hyg 48:187-96. 2004
    ....
  45. doi request reprint Anthropometric characteristics and risk of lymphoid and myeloid leukemia in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Fatemeh Saberi Hosnijeh
    Division Environmental Epidemiology, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Jenalaan 18d, PO Box 80178, 3508 TD Utrecht, Netherlands
    Cancer Causes Control 24:427-38. 2013
    ..We examined the potential association between prospective measurements of body size and risk of leukemia among participants of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...
  46. doi request reprint Performance of GPS-devices for environmental exposure assessment
    Johan Beekhuizen
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Division Environmental Epidemiology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 23:498-505. 2013
    ..Modern GPS-devices are useful tools for environmental exposure assessment, but large GPS-errors might affect estimates of exposures with high spatial variability...
  47. doi request reprint Does apartment's distance to an in-built transformer room predict magnetic field exposure levels?
    Anke Huss
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 23:554-8. 2013
    ..A classification of individuals into 'high' and 'low' exposed based on the location of their apartment within a building with an in-built transformer is possible and could be applied in future epidemiological studies...
  48. ncbi request reprint Urothelial cell DNA adducts in rubber workers
    Roel Vermeulen
    Environmental and Occupational Health Group, Institute of Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Environ Mol Mutagen 39:306-13. 2002
    ..Larger studies among rubber workers should be conducted to study in more detail the potential carcinogenicity of exposures encountered in these work areas...
  49. doi request reprint Stability and reproducibility of simultaneously detected plasma and serum cytokine levels in asymptomatic subjects
    Fatemeh Saberi Hosnijeh
    Institute of Risk Assessment Sciences IRAS, Division Environmental Epidemiology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Biomarkers 15:140-8. 2010
    ..Freeze-thaw cycles did not markedly change analyte levels. Our study supports the use of this assay among asymptomatic subjects in epidemiological studies...
  50. doi request reprint Dynamics of the risk of smoking-induced lung cancer: a compartmental hidden markov model for longitudinal analysis
    Marc Chadeau-Hyam
    From the aMRC HPA Centre for Environment and Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom bCentre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health, INSERM, Villejuif, France cUMRS 1018, University Paris Sud, Villejuif, France dEA 4064, University Paris Descartes, Paris, France eMRC Biostatistics Unit, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge, Uinted Kingdom fInstitute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands gDepartment of Statistical Science, University College London, London, United Kingdom and hDepartment of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, NY
    Epidemiology 25:28-34. 2014
    ..Our model is illustrated using the example of smoking-induced lung cancer...
  51. doi request reprint Maternal cell phone and cordless phone use during pregnancy and behaviour problems in 5-year-old children
    Monica Guxens
    Division of Environmental Epidemiology, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Jenalaan 18d, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:432-8. 2013
    ..Therefore, we assessed the association between maternal cell phone and cordless phone use during pregnancy and teacher-reported and maternal-reported child behaviour problems at age 5...