Russ Hauser


Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA


  1. Lam T, Williams P, Lee M, Korrick S, Birnbaum L, Burns J, et al. Prepubertal organochlorine pesticide concentrations and age of pubertal onset among Russian boys. Environ Int. 2014;73:135-42 pubmed publisher
    ..04). There were no associations of serum β-HCH and p,p'-DDE concentrations with age of pubertal onset. Higher prepubertal serum HCB concentrations were associated with later age of gonadarche and pubarche. ..
  2. Dodge L, Kelley K, Williams P, Williams M, Hernández Díaz S, Missmer S, et al. Medications as a source of paraben exposure. Reprod Toxicol. 2015;52:93-100 pubmed publisher
    ..3-fold (P=0.76) and 2.6-fold (P=0.34), respectively, after removal of one influential individual. Paraben-containing medications contributed to higher urinary paraben concentrations within hours of use. ..
  3. Wu H, Hauser R, Krawetz S, Pilsner J. Environmental Susceptibility of the Sperm Epigenome During Windows of Male Germ Cell Development. Curr Environ Health Rep. 2015;2:356-66 pubmed publisher
    ..Moving forward, the nascent field of sperm epigenetics research is likely to advance our understanding of paternal environmental determinants of offspring health and development. ..
  4. Pilsner J, Shershebnev A, Medvedeva Y, Suvorov A, Wu H, Goltsov A, et al. Peripubertal serum dioxin concentrations and subsequent sperm methylome profiles of young Russian adults. Reprod Toxicol. 2018;78:40-49 pubmed publisher
    ..Findings from our limited sample size suggest that peripubertal environmental exposures are associated with sperm DNA methylation in young adults. ..
  5. Dodge L, Choi J, Kelley K, Herńandez D Iaz S, Hauser R. Medications as a potential source of exposure to parabens in the U.S. population. Environ Res. 2018;164:580-584 pubmed publisher
    ..These results highlight the difficulties inherent in proper assessment of exposures with short half-lives based on a single cross-sectional biologic sample. ..
  6. Korevaar T, Mínguez Alarcón L, Messerlian C, de Poortere R, Williams P, Broeren M, et al. The association of thyroid function and autoimmunity with ovarian reserve in women seeking infertility care. Thyroid. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    ..Future studies are required to replicate these findings and further elucidate the role of TgAbs and underlying mechanisms through which thyroid function and autoimmunity is associated with ovarian reserve. ..
  7. Dodge L, Williams P, Williams M, Missmer S, Souter I, Calafat A, et al. Associations between paternal urinary phthalate metabolite concentrations and reproductive outcomes among couples seeking fertility treatment. Reprod Toxicol. 2015;58:184-93 pubmed publisher
    ..04). However, most urinary phthalate metabolites were not associated with these reproductive outcomes. Selected phthalates were associated with decreased odds of implantation and live birth. ..
  8. Hu Y, Chiu Y, Hauser R, Chavarro J, Sun Q. Overall and class-specific scores of pesticide residues from fruits and vegetables as a tool to rank intake of pesticide residues in United States: A validation study. Environ Int. 2016;92-93:294-300 pubmed publisher
    ..These scores can reasonably rank study participants by their pesticide residue exposures from fruits and vegetables in large-scale environmental epidemiological studies. ..
  9. Mínguez Alarcón L, Hauser R, Gaskins A. Effects of bisphenol A on male and couple reproductive health: a review. Fertil Steril. 2016;106:864-70 pubmed publisher
    ..Clearly, further studies are needed to further clarify the role of this ubiquitous endocrine-disrupting chemical on male reproductive health. ..

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  1. Wylie B, Ae Ngibise K, Boamah E, Mujtaba M, Messerlian C, Hauser R, et al. Urinary Concentrations of Insecticide and Herbicide Metabolites among Pregnant Women in Rural Ghana: A Pilot Study. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017;14: pubmed publisher
    ..S. Larger studies are necessary to more fully explore predictors of exposure in this population. ..
  2. Carignan C, Butt C, Stapleton H, Meeker J, Mínguez Alarcón L, Williams P, et al. Influence of storage vial material on measurement of organophosphate flame retardant metabolites in urine. Chemosphere. 2017;181:440-446 pubmed publisher
  3. Carignan C, Mínguez Alarcón L, Williams P, Meeker J, Stapleton H, Butt C, et al. Paternal urinary concentrations of organophosphate flame retardant metabolites, fertility measures, and pregnancy outcomes among couples undergoing in vitro fertilization. Environ Int. 2018;111:232-238 pubmed publisher
    ..These results indicate that paternal preconception exposure to TDCIPP may adversely impact successful oocyte fertilization, whereas female preconception exposure to ΣPFRs may be more relevant to adverse pregnancy outcomes. ..