Itai Kloog

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Long- and short-term exposure to PM2.5 and mortality: using novel exposure models
    Itai Kloog
    Department of Environmental Health Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 24:555-61. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Incorporating local land use regression and satellite aerosol optical depth in a hybrid model of spatiotemporal PM2.5 exposures in the Mid-Atlantic states
    Itai Kloog
    Department of Environmental Health Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Landmark Center 401 Park Drive West, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 46:11913-21. 2012
  3. pmc Temporal and spatial assessments of minimum air temperature using satellite surface temperature measurements in Massachusetts, USA
    Itai Kloog
    Department of Environmental Health Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Landmark Center 401 Park Dr West, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Sci Total Environ 432:85-92. 2012
  4. pmc Using new satellite based exposure methods to study the association between pregnancy PM₂.₅ exposure, premature birth and birth weight in Massachusetts
    Itai Kloog
    Department of Environmental Health Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Landmark Center, 401 Park Dr West, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Environ Health 11:40. 2012
  5. pmc Acute and chronic effects of particles on hospital admissions in New-England
    Itai Kloog
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e34664. 2012
  6. pmc Prenatal exposure to traffic pollution: associations with reduced fetal growth and rapid infant weight gain
    Abby F Fleisch
    From the aDivision of Endocrinology, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA bObesity Prevention Program, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, MA cDepartment of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA dDepartment of Geography and Environmental Development, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel eDepartments of Biostatistics and fNutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA gChanning Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA
    Epidemiology 26:43-50. 2015
  7. doi request reprint Prenatal and Childhood Traffic-Related Pollution Exposure and Childhood Cognition in the Project Viva Cohort (Massachusetts, USA)
    Maria H Harris
    Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 123:1072-8. 2015
  8. doi request reprint Associations between air pollution and perceived stress: the Veterans Administration Normative Aging Study
    Amar J Mehta
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Landmark Ctr, West 415, 401 Park Dr, Boston, MA, 02215, USA
    Environ Health 14:10. 2015
  9. doi request reprint Low-Concentration PM2.5 and Mortality: Estimating Acute and Chronic Effects in a Population-Based Study
    Liuhua Shi
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 124:46-52. 2016
  10. doi request reprint Air pollution exposure and gestational diabetes mellitus among pregnant women in Massachusetts: a cohort study
    Abby F Fleisch
    Division of Endocrinology, Boston Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Environ Health 15:40. 2016

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Publications26

  1. pmc Long- and short-term exposure to PM2.5 and mortality: using novel exposure models
    Itai Kloog
    Department of Environmental Health Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 24:555-61. 2013
    ..5 exposures on population mortality in Massachusetts, United States, for the years 2000-2008...
  2. doi request reprint Incorporating local land use regression and satellite aerosol optical depth in a hybrid model of spatiotemporal PM2.5 exposures in the Mid-Atlantic states
    Itai Kloog
    Department of Environmental Health Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Landmark Center 401 Park Drive West, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 46:11913-21. 2012
    ..97-1.01). Our model allows one to reliably assess short-term and long-term human exposures in order to investigate both the acute and effects of ambient particles, respectively...
  3. pmc Temporal and spatial assessments of minimum air temperature using satellite surface temperature measurements in Massachusetts, USA
    Itai Kloog
    Department of Environmental Health Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Landmark Center 401 Park Dr West, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Sci Total Environ 432:85-92. 2012
    ..946 and R(2)=0.941 respectively). Furthermore, based on the high quality predictions we investigated the spatial patterns of Ta within the study domain as they relate to urban vs. non-urban land uses...
  4. pmc Using new satellite based exposure methods to study the association between pregnancy PM₂.₅ exposure, premature birth and birth weight in Massachusetts
    Itai Kloog
    Department of Environmental Health Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Landmark Center, 401 Park Dr West, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Environ Health 11:40. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Acute and chronic effects of particles on hospital admissions in New-England
    Itai Kloog
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e34664. 2012
    ..5) monitors in their study regions, which introduces exposure error, and excludes rural and suburban populations from locations in which monitors are not available, reducing generalizability and potentially creating selection bias...
  6. pmc Prenatal exposure to traffic pollution: associations with reduced fetal growth and rapid infant weight gain
    Abby F Fleisch
    From the aDivision of Endocrinology, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA bObesity Prevention Program, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, MA cDepartment of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA dDepartment of Geography and Environmental Development, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel eDepartments of Biostatistics and fNutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA gChanning Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA
    Epidemiology 26:43-50. 2015
    ..Prenatal air pollution exposure inhibits fetal growth, but implications for postnatal growth are unknown...
  7. doi request reprint Prenatal and Childhood Traffic-Related Pollution Exposure and Childhood Cognition in the Project Viva Cohort (Massachusetts, USA)
    Maria H Harris
    Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 123:1072-8. 2015
    ..Influences of prenatal and early-life exposures to air pollution on cognition are not well understood...
  8. doi request reprint Associations between air pollution and perceived stress: the Veterans Administration Normative Aging Study
    Amar J Mehta
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Landmark Ctr, West 415, 401 Park Dr, Boston, MA, 02215, USA
    Environ Health 14:10. 2015
    ..We aimed to investigate the association between air pollution and non-specific perceived stress, often a precursor to development of affective psychiatric disorders...
  9. doi request reprint Low-Concentration PM2.5 and Mortality: Estimating Acute and Chronic Effects in a Population-Based Study
    Liuhua Shi
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 124:46-52. 2016
    ..5, 35 μg/m3 daily) is unclear. In addition, it is not clear whether results from previous time series studies (fit in larger cities) and cohort studies (fit in convenience samples) are generalizable...
  10. doi request reprint Air pollution exposure and gestational diabetes mellitus among pregnant women in Massachusetts: a cohort study
    Abby F Fleisch
    Division of Endocrinology, Boston Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Environ Health 15:40. 2016
    ..Rodent and human studies suggest an association between air pollution exposure and type 2 diabetes mellitus, but the extent to which air pollution is associated with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is less clear...
  11. doi request reprint Association Between Particulate Air Pollution and QT Interval Duration in an Elderly Cohort
    Irina Mordukhovich
    From the aExposure, Epidemiology, and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA bDepartment of Geography and Environmental Development, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel cDepartment of Biostatistics, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA dVA Normative Aging Study, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System and the Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA and eChanning Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Epidemiology 27:284-90. 2016
    ..Only one previous study evaluated whether long-term PM exposure is related to the QT interval. We aim to evaluate whether subchronic and long-term exposure to PM2.5 at home is linked with QT duration in an elderly cohort...
  12. pmc Prenatal air pollution exposure and newborn blood pressure
    Lenie van Rossem
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 123:353-9. 2015
    ..Air pollution exposure has been associated with increased blood pressure in adults...
  13. pmc Air pollution exposure and abnormal glucose tolerance during pregnancy: the project Viva cohort
    Abby F Fleisch
    Division of Endocrinology, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 122:378-83. 2014
    ..Exposure to fine particulate matter (PM with diameter ≤ 2.5 μm; PM2.5) has been linked to type 2 diabetes mellitus, but associations with hyperglycemia in pregnancy have not been well studied...
  14. pmc Short term effects of particle exposure on hospital admissions in the Mid-Atlantic states: a population estimate
    Itai Kloog
    Department of Geography and Environmental Development, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel Department of Environmental Health Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e88578. 2014
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Changing patterns of the temperature-mortality association by time and location in the US, and implications for climate change
    Francesco Nordio
    TIMI Study Group, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Department of Environmental Health, Exposure, Epidemiology, and Risk Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Environ Int 81:80-6. 2015
    ..6% to 0.9%. We found that the overall risk due to the heat effect is significantly affected by summer temperature mean and air condition usage, which could be a potential predictor in building climate-change scenarios...
  16. pmc Associations between changes in city and address specific temperature and QT interval--the VA Normative Aging Study
    Amar J Mehta
    Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e106258. 2014
    ..We evaluated if daily mean temperature and standard deviation of temperature was associated with heart rate-corrected QT interval (QTc) duration, a marker of ventricular repolarization in a prospective cohort of older men...
  17. pmc Relation of long-term exposure to air pollution to brachial artery flow-mediated dilation and reactive hyperemia
    Elissa H Wilker
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 113:2057-63. 2014
    ..5 at participant residences are associated with impaired conduit artery and microvascular function in this large community-based cohort of middle-aged and elderly adults...
  18. doi request reprint Consequences of kriging and land use regression for PM2.5 predictions in epidemiologic analyses: insights into spatial variability using high-resolution satellite data
    Stacey E Alexeeff
    1 Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA 2 National Center for Atmospheric Research, Institute for Mathematics Applied to Geosciences, Boulder, Colorado, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 25:138-44. 2015
    ..Almost all models drastically underestimated the SEs. Land use regression models performed better in chronic effect simulations. These results can help researchers when interpreting health effect estimates in these types of studies...
  19. doi request reprint Estimating daily air temperature across the Southeastern United States using high-resolution satellite data: A statistical modeling study
    Liuhua Shi
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA Electronic address
    Environ Res 146:51-8. 2016
    ..376°C was achieved. Our results demonstrate that Ta can be reliably predicted using this Ts-based prediction model, even in a large geographical area with topography and weather patterns varying considerably. ..
  20. doi request reprint Exposure to sub-chronic and long-term particulate air pollution and heart rate variability in an elderly cohort: the Normative Aging Study
    Irina Mordukhovich
    Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Landmark Center, 401 Park Dr, Boston, MA, 02215, USA
    Environ Health 14:87. 2015
    ..We evaluated the effect of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and black carbon (BC) exposures on HRV in an elderly cohort: the Normative Aging Study...
  21. doi request reprint Acute effect of fine particulate matter on mortality in three Southeastern states from 2007-2011
    Mihye Lee
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 26:173-9. 2016
    ..We have demonstrated that our AOD-based exposure models can be successfully applied to epidemiologic studies. This will add new study populations in rural areas, and will confer more generalizability to conclusions from such studies. ..
  22. doi request reprint Using High-Resolution Satellite Aerosol Optical Depth To Estimate Daily PM2.5 Geographical Distribution in Mexico City
    Allan C Just
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 49:8576-84. 2015
    ..724. Cross-validated root-mean-squared prediction error (RMSPE) of the model was 5.55 μg/m(3). This novel model reconstructs long- and short-term spatially resolved exposure to PM2.5 for epidemiological studies in Mexico City. ..
  23. pmc Long-term exposure to fine particulate matter, residential proximity to major roads and measures of brain structure
    Elissa H Wilker
    From the Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA E H W, M A M Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health E H W, J S, P K and Department of Epidemiology W L, J S, M A M, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health S R P, A S B, R A and Department of Neurology, School of Medicine A S B, P A W, S S, Boston University, MA Framingham Heart Study, MA S R P, A S B, P A W, S S Department of Geography and Environmental Development, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel I K and Department of Neurology and Center for Neuroscience, University of California, Davis C D
    Stroke 46:1161-6. 2015
    ..We examined the associations between residential long-term exposure to ambient air pollution and markers of brain aging using magnetic resonance imaging...
  24. pmc Associations between arrhythmia episodes and temporally and spatially resolved black carbon and particulate matter in elderly patients
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Environmental Epidemiology and Risk Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Occup Environ Med 71:201-7. 2014
    ..Defibrillator discharge studies have examined the association of air pollution with arrhythmias in sensitive populations. No studies have assessed this association using residence-specific estimates of air pollution exposure...
  25. pmc Cardiac autonomic dysfunction: particulate air pollution effects are modulated by epigenetic immunoregulation of Toll-like receptor 2 and dietary flavonoid intake
    Jia Zhong
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA J Z, E C, A M, A Z, H M B, M A B, D P, L T, J S, A A B
    J Am Heart Assoc 4:e001423. 2015
    ..5) exposure...
  26. doi request reprint Increasing CO2 threatens human nutrition
    Samuel S Myers
    1 Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, 02215, USA 2 Harvard University Center for the Environment, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Nature 510:139-42. 2014
    ..Differences between cultivars of a single crop suggest that breeding for decreased sensitivity to atmospheric CO2 concentration could partly address these new challenges to global health. ..