P A Valberg

Summary

Affiliation: Gradient Corporation
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Are rat results from intratracheal instillation of 19 granular dusts a reliable basis for predicting cancer risk?
    P A Valberg
    Gradient Corporation, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 54:72-83. 2009
  2. ncbi Is PM more toxic than the sum of its parts? Risk-assessment toxicity factors vs. PM-mortality "effect functions"
    Peter A Valberg
    Gradient Corporation, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142, USA
    Inhal Toxicol 16:19-29. 2004
  3. pmc Comment on the Nanoparticle Conclusions in Crüts et al. (2008), "Exposure to diesel exhaust induces changes in EEG in human volunteers"
    Peter A Valberg
    Gradient Corporation, 20 University Road, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Part Fibre Toxicol 5:10. 2008
  4. pmc Workgroup report: base stations and wireless networks-radiofrequency (RF) exposures and health consequences
    Peter A Valberg
    Gradient Corporation, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:416-24. 2007
  5. ncbi Integrating studies on carcinogenic risk of carbon black: epidemiology, animal exposures, and mechanism of action
    Peter A Valberg
    Gradient Corporation, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 5756, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:1291-307. 2006
  6. ncbi Electric and magnetic fields (EMF): what do we know about the health effects?
    P A Valberg
    Gradient Corporation, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 68:448-54. 1996
  7. ncbi Comparative mutagenic dose of ambient diesel engine exhaust
    P A Valberg
    Cambridge Environmental, Inc, 58 Charles Street, Cambridge, MA 02141, USA
    Inhal Toxicol 11:215-28. 1999
  8. pmc Meta-analysis of rat lung tumors from lifetime inhalation of diesel exhaust
    P A Valberg
    Cambridge Environmental Inc, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02141, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 107:693-9. 1999
  9. ncbi Carbon black and soot: two different substances
    A Y Watson
    Gradient Corporation, 238 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02142
    AIHAJ 62:218-28. 2001
  10. doi Ionizing radiation: a risk factor for mesothelioma
    Julie E Goodman
    Gradient Corporation, 20 University Road, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1237-54. 2009

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Publications15

  1. doi Are rat results from intratracheal instillation of 19 granular dusts a reliable basis for predicting cancer risk?
    P A Valberg
    Gradient Corporation, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 54:72-83. 2009
    ..g., for the typical inhaled-dose conditions for which worker exposure limits to GBP are promulgated...
  2. ncbi Is PM more toxic than the sum of its parts? Risk-assessment toxicity factors vs. PM-mortality "effect functions"
    Peter A Valberg
    Gradient Corporation, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142, USA
    Inhal Toxicol 16:19-29. 2004
    ..g., HAPs), (2) covary with confounding factors that cannot be fully controlled (e.g., weather, demographics), or (3) covary with unmeasured (e.g., societal, behavioral, or stress) factors...
  3. pmc Comment on the Nanoparticle Conclusions in Crüts et al. (2008), "Exposure to diesel exhaust induces changes in EEG in human volunteers"
    Peter A Valberg
    Gradient Corporation, 20 University Road, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Part Fibre Toxicol 5:10. 2008
    ..EEG findings to casual mechanisms about how ambient levels of DEE particulate might affect electrical signals in the brain, and subsequently to how DEE particulate might alter disease risk, are premature...
  4. pmc Workgroup report: base stations and wireless networks-radiofrequency (RF) exposures and health consequences
    Peter A Valberg
    Gradient Corporation, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:416-24. 2007
    ..Despite unavoidable uncertainty, current scientific data are consistent with the conclusion that public exposures to permissible RF levels from mobile telephone and base stations are not likely to adversely affect human health...
  5. ncbi Integrating studies on carcinogenic risk of carbon black: epidemiology, animal exposures, and mechanism of action
    Peter A Valberg
    Gradient Corporation, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 5756, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:1291-307. 2006
    ..We sought to address the toxicology literature on carbon black (CB) since 1996, when IARC reclassified CB from group 3 to group 2B...
  6. ncbi Electric and magnetic fields (EMF): what do we know about the health effects?
    P A Valberg
    Gradient Corporation, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 68:448-54. 1996
    ..Any discussion of steps that might be taken to avoid potential EMF health-effects needs to incorporate a perspective on how hypothetical EMF risks relate to other hazards to life and health...
  7. ncbi Comparative mutagenic dose of ambient diesel engine exhaust
    P A Valberg
    Cambridge Environmental, Inc, 58 Charles Street, Cambridge, MA 02141, USA
    Inhal Toxicol 11:215-28. 1999
    ..In summary, our analysis showed a larger mutagenic dose-to-target-tissues in the smoke of one cigarette as compared to a year of exposure to diesel exhaust particulate at ambient levels...
  8. pmc Meta-analysis of rat lung tumors from lifetime inhalation of diesel exhaust
    P A Valberg
    Cambridge Environmental Inc, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02141, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 107:693-9. 1999
    ..Average ambient concentrations of DEP (0-3 microg/m(3)) are < 1% of the concentration associated here with a threshold of tumor response in the rat bioassay...
  9. ncbi Carbon black and soot: two different substances
    A Y Watson
    Gradient Corporation, 238 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02142
    AIHAJ 62:218-28. 2001
    ..Thus, carbon black is distinctly different from soot, and when discussing potential health effects, care must be taken to differentiate between the two types of carbon-based particles...
  10. doi Ionizing radiation: a risk factor for mesothelioma
    Julie E Goodman
    Gradient Corporation, 20 University Road, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1237-54. 2009
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  11. doi Radionuclides in cigarettes may lead to carcinogenesis via p16(INK4a) inactivation
    Robyn L Prueitt
    Gradient Corporation, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Environ Radioact 100:157-61. 2009
    ..How large a role it plays, relative to chemical carcinogens and other modes of action, remains to be elucidated...
  12. ncbi A critical assessment of studies on the carcinogenic potential of diesel exhaust
    Thomas W Hesterberg
    International Truck and Engine Corporation, Warrenville, Illinois 60555, USA
    Crit Rev Toxicol 36:727-76. 2006
    ..To overcome some of the limitations of the historical epidemiologic database on TDE and to gain further insights into the potential health effects of NTDE, new studies are underway and more studies are planned...
  13. ncbi A reevaluation of the literature regarding the health assessment of diesel engine exhaust
    William B Bunn
    International Truck and Engine Corporation, Warrenville, Illinois, USA
    Inhal Toxicol 16:889-900. 2004
    ..With lower emissions, better fire safety, and improved cost-effectiveness of new low-emitting diesels compared to CNG, current efforts to restrict use of low-emitting diesels seems misguided...
  14. pmc Childhood leukemia: electric and magnetic fields as possible risk factors
    Joseph D Brain
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:962-70. 2003
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  15. ncbi Comment on "vehicle self-pollution intake fraction: children's exposure to school bus emissions"
    Peter A Valberg
    Environ Sci Technol 40:3123; author reply 3124-5. 2006