Tracie A Caller

Summary

Affiliation: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A cluster of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in New Hampshire: a possible role for toxic cyanobacteria blooms
    Tracie A Caller
    Department of Neurology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 10:101-8. 2009
  2. pmc The cyanobacteria derived toxin Beta-N-methylamino-L-alanine and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Sandra Anne Banack
    The Institute for Ethnomedicine PO Box 3464, Jackson, WY 83001, USA
    Toxins (Basel) 2:2837-50. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Spatial analysis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Northern New England, USA, 1997-2009
    Tracie A Caller
    Department of Neurology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03753, USA
    Muscle Nerve 48:235-41. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Spatial clustering of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and the potential role of BMAA
    Tracie A Caller
    Department of Neurology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Dr, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03753, USA
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 13:25-32. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Linking β-methylamino-L-alanine exposure to sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Annapolis, MD
    Nicholas C Field
    Department of Neurology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    Toxicon 70:179-83. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Aerosolization of cyanobacteria as a risk factor for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Elijah W Stommel
    Department of Neurology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, United States
    Med Hypotheses 80:142-5. 2013
  7. doi request reprint An explanation for the changes in collagen in sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Nicholas C Field
    Department of Neurology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Med Hypotheses 77:565-7. 2011

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Publications7

  1. doi request reprint A cluster of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in New Hampshire: a possible role for toxic cyanobacteria blooms
    Tracie A Caller
    Department of Neurology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 10:101-8. 2009
    ..Further investigation, including analysis of brain tissue for cyanobacterial toxins, will be helpful to test for an association between BMAA and ALS...
  2. pmc The cyanobacteria derived toxin Beta-N-methylamino-L-alanine and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Sandra Anne Banack
    The Institute for Ethnomedicine PO Box 3464, Jackson, WY 83001, USA
    Toxins (Basel) 2:2837-50. 2010
    ..The ramifications of discovering an environmental trigger for ALS are enormous. In this article, we discuss the history, ecology, pharmacology and clinical ramifications of this ubiquitous, cyanobacteria-derived toxin...
  3. doi request reprint Spatial analysis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Northern New England, USA, 1997-2009
    Tracie A Caller
    Department of Neurology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03753, USA
    Muscle Nerve 48:235-41. 2013
    ..This study aims to investigate the incidence of ALS in the Northern New England states of New Hampshire (NH), Vermont (VT), and Maine (ME)...
  4. doi request reprint Spatial clustering of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and the potential role of BMAA
    Tracie A Caller
    Department of Neurology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Dr, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03753, USA
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 13:25-32. 2012
    ..We review the literature on important studies of spatial clustering of ALS and explore the hypothesized link between the neurotoxin BMAA and ALS...
  5. doi request reprint Linking β-methylamino-L-alanine exposure to sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Annapolis, MD
    Nicholas C Field
    Department of Neurology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    Toxicon 70:179-83. 2013
    ..We conclude that the presence of BMAA in the Chesapeake Bay food web and the lifetime consumption of blue crab contaminated with BMAA may be a common risk factor for sporadic ALS in all three patients...
  6. doi request reprint Aerosolization of cyanobacteria as a risk factor for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Elijah W Stommel
    Department of Neurology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, United States
    Med Hypotheses 80:142-5. 2013
    ..We hypothesize that some cases of ALS may be related to chronic exposure to the aerosolization of cyanobacteria derived BMAA from cooling towers and might explain the observation of conjugal ALS couples...
  7. doi request reprint An explanation for the changes in collagen in sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Nicholas C Field
    Department of Neurology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Med Hypotheses 77:565-7. 2011
    ..We hypothesize that the abnormalities seen in sALS collagen may result from the misincorporation of BMAA and subsequent misfolding of the collagen protein...