Affiliation: Harvard University
- Neurodevelopmental toxicity risks due to occupational exposure to industrial chemicals during pregnancyJordi Julvez
Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Landmark Building 3E 110, 401 Park Drive, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Ind Health 47:459-68. 2009..Due to the vulnerability of the brain during early development, a precautionary approach to neurodevelopmental toxicity needs to be applied in occupational health...
- Thyroid dysfunction as a mediator of organochlorine neurotoxicity in preschool childrenJordi Julvez
Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Environ Health Perspect 119:1429-35. 2011..Exposure to organochlorine compounds (OCs) can alter thyroid function in humans, and hypothyroidism during early life can adversely affect a child's neurodevelopment...
- Sensitivity of continuous performance test (CPT) at age 14 years to developmental methylmercury exposureJordi Julvez
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Neurotoxicol Teratol 32:627-32. 2010..When using CPT data as a possible measure of neurotoxicity, test results should therefore be analyzed in regard to time from test initiation and not as overall average reaction times...
- Prenatal methylmercury exposure and genetic predisposition to cognitive deficit at age 8 yearsJordi Julvez
Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Epidemiology 24:643-50. 2013..Cognitive consequences at school age associated with prenatal methylmercury (MeHg) exposure may need to take into account nutritional and sociodemographic cofactors as well as relevant genetic polymorphisms...