Erika Avila-Tang

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Assessing secondhand smoke exposure with reported measures
    Erika Avila-Tang
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2213 McElderry St, 4th Floor, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Tob Control 22:156-63. 2013
  2. pmc Assessing secondhand smoke using biological markers
    Erika Avila-Tang
    1Department of Epidemiology, Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2213 McElderry Street, 4th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Tob Control 22:164-71. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Promoting smoke-free environments in Latin America: a comparison of methods to assess secondhand smoke exposure
    Erika Avila-Tang
    Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Salud Publica Mex 52:S138-48. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Workplace smoking restrictions in China: results from a six county survey
    Jiemin Ma
    Institute for Global Tobacco Control, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Tob Control 19:403-9. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Determinants of hair nicotine concentrations in nonsmoking women and children: a multicountry study of secondhand smoke exposure in homes
    Sungroul Kim
    Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:3407-14. 2009
  6. pmc Environmental monitoring of secondhand smoke exposure
    Benjamin J Apelberg
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615N Wolfe St, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Tob Control 22:147-55. 2013
  7. pmc Secondhand smoke exposure among women and children: evidence from 31 countries
    Heather Wipfli
    Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, W6027, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:672-9. 2008
  8. pmc Cadmium and peripheral arterial disease: gender differences in the 1999-2004 US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Maria Tellez-Plaza
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:671-81. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Confounding of the relation between homocysteine and peripheral arterial disease by lead, cadmium, and renal function
    Eliseo Guallar
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:700-8. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Arsenic exposure and cardiovascular disease: a systematic review of the epidemiologic evidence
    Ana Navas-Acien
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:1037-49. 2005

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Publications50

  1. pmc Assessing secondhand smoke exposure with reported measures
    Erika Avila-Tang
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2213 McElderry St, 4th Floor, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Tob Control 22:156-63. 2013
    ..Appropriately implemented, reported measures of SHSe provide an accurate, timely and cost-effective method for assessing exposure time, location and quantity in a wide variety of populations...
  2. pmc Assessing secondhand smoke using biological markers
    Erika Avila-Tang
    1Department of Epidemiology, Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2213 McElderry Street, 4th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Tob Control 22:164-71. 2013
    ..This manuscript summarises the scientific evidence on the use of biomarkers to measure SHSe, analytical methods, biological matrices and their interpretation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Promoting smoke-free environments in Latin America: a comparison of methods to assess secondhand smoke exposure
    Erika Avila-Tang
    Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Salud Publica Mex 52:S138-48. 2010
    ..Measuring SHS exposure across Latin America has increased our understanding of the magnitude of exposure in this region and results have been used to effectively promote smoke-free legislation...
  4. doi request reprint Workplace smoking restrictions in China: results from a six county survey
    Jiemin Ma
    Institute for Global Tobacco Control, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Tob Control 19:403-9. 2010
    ..To determine the coverage of smoking restriction policies in indoor workplaces in China and to assess the relationships between these restrictive policies and secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure and smoking behaviours...
  5. doi request reprint Determinants of hair nicotine concentrations in nonsmoking women and children: a multicountry study of secondhand smoke exposure in homes
    Sungroul Kim
    Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:3407-14. 2009
    ..The association between children's exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke at home and hair nicotine concentration was stronger among younger children and children with longer exposure at home...
  6. pmc Environmental monitoring of secondhand smoke exposure
    Benjamin J Apelberg
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615N Wolfe St, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Tob Control 22:147-55. 2013
    ..This topic assessment presents a comprehensive summary of SHSe monitoring approaches using environmental markers and discusses the strengths and weaknesses of these methods and approaches...
  7. pmc Secondhand smoke exposure among women and children: evidence from 31 countries
    Heather Wipfli
    Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, W6027, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:672-9. 2008
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  8. pmc Cadmium and peripheral arterial disease: gender differences in the 1999-2004 US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Maria Tellez-Plaza
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:671-81. 2010
    ..These findings add to the concern of increased cadmium exposure as a cardiovascular risk factor in the general population...
  9. ncbi request reprint Confounding of the relation between homocysteine and peripheral arterial disease by lead, cadmium, and renal function
    Eliseo Guallar
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:700-8. 2006
    ..The association of lead and cadmium with PAD risk deserves further investigation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Arsenic exposure and cardiovascular disease: a systematic review of the epidemiologic evidence
    Ana Navas-Acien
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:1037-49. 2005
    ..In other populations or in occupational settings, the evidence was inconclusive. Because of the high prevalence of arsenic exposure, carefully performed studies of arsenic and cardiovascular outcomes should be a research priority...
  11. pmc Urine arsenic and hypertension in US adults: the 2003-2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Miranda R Jones
    Department of Epidemiology, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Epidemiology 22:153-61. 2011
    ..We investigated the association of exposure to inorganic arsenic (as measured in urine) with systolic and diastolic blood pressure levels and the prevalence of hypertension in US adults...
  12. doi request reprint Secondhand tobacco smoke exposure and chronic rhinosinusitis: a population-based case-control study
    Douglas D Reh
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Sinus Center, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 23:562-7. 2009
    ..To address this evidence gap, we evaluated the association of SHS and CRS risk in a community-based case-control study of adult nonsmokers...
  13. pmc Second-hand tobacco smoke in public places in urban and rural China
    Frances Stillman
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Tob Control 16:229-34. 2007
    ..To assess airborne nicotine concentrations as an indicator of second-hand smoke (SHS) exposure in public places in both urban and rural areas of China...
  14. pmc Associations of blood lead with estimated glomerular filtration rate using MDRD, CKD-EPI and serum cystatin C-based equations
    June T Spector
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:2786-92. 2011
    ..However, studies evaluating associations of lead dose with newer, potentially more accurate, estimates of kidney function, in participants with a wide range of glomerular filtration rates (GFRs), are scarce...
  15. pmc Cadmium exposure and hypertension in the 1999-2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)
    Maria Tellez-Plaza
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe St, Rm W7033B, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:51-6. 2008
    ..Cadmium induces hypertension in animal models. Epidemiologic studies of cadmium exposure and hypertension, however, have been inconsistent...
  16. doi request reprint Tobacco sales and promotion in bars, cafes and nightclubs from large cities around the world
    Shahida Shahrir
    Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Tob Control 20:285-90. 2011
    ..Information on tobacco sales, advertisement and promotion in bars, cafes and nightclubs is needed to develop interventions to reduce smoking initiation and relapse, particularly among youths and young adults...
  17. pmc Blood lead level and kidney function in US adolescents: The Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Jeffrey J Fadrowski
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:75-82. 2010
    ..Therefore, in this study, we investigated the association between lead exposure and kidney function in a representative sample of US adolescents...
  18. pmc Heightened endoplasmic reticulum stress in the lungs of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: the role of Nrf2-regulated proteasomal activity
    Deepti Malhotra
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 180:1196-207. 2009
    ..Because accumulation of misfolded proteins in the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) causes ER stress and ER stress-induced apoptosis, Nrf2 may potentially prevent ER stress-mediated apoptosis in COPD...
  19. pmc Secondhand tobacco smoke exposure in selected public places (PM2.5 and air nicotine) and non-smoking employees (hair nicotine) in Ghana
    Wilfred Agbenyikey
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Tob Control 20:107-11. 2011
    ..5 μm (PM(2.5)) and nicotine concentrations and (2) hair nicotine concentrations in non-smoking employees. Quantifying SHS exposure will provide evidence needed to develop tobacco control legislation...
  20. pmc Serum selenium and peripheral arterial disease: results from the national health and nutrition examination survey, 2003-2004
    Joachim Bleys
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:996-1003. 2009
    ..The association between serum selenium levels and the prevalence of peripheral arterial disease was not statistically significant, although a U-shaped relation was suggested...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Laws that ban smoking in indoor places in Mexico]
    Raydel Valdes-Salgado
    Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
    Salud Publica Mex 50:S334-42. 2008
    ..These two laws strengthen the Mexican tobacco control program. Next steps include their implementation, evaluation, enforcement of compliance and encouragement for similar laws at state level...
  22. pmc Nrf2-dependent sulfiredoxin-1 expression protects against cigarette smoke-induced oxidative stress in lungs
    Anju Singh
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 212045, USA
    Free Radic Biol Med 46:376-86. 2009
    ..Thus, Srx1, a key Nrf2-regulated gene, contributes to protection against oxidative injury in the lung...
  23. doi request reprint Allergic rhinitis and secondhand tobacco smoke: a population-based study
    Sandra Y Lin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Sinus Center, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 25:e66-71. 2011
    ..In this study, we evaluated the association of SHS and AR in a community-based study of adult nonsmokers...
  24. pmc Secondhand tobacco smoke: an occupational hazard for smoking and non-smoking bar and nightclub employees
    Miranda R Jones
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Tob Control 22:308-14. 2013
    ..In the absence of comprehensive smoking bans in public places, bars and nightclubs have the highest concentrations of secondhand tobacco smoke, posing a serious health risk for workers in these venues...
  25. doi request reprint Racial differences in hair nicotine concentrations among smokers
    Benjamin J Apelberg
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:933-41. 2012
    ..We examined racial differences in hair nicotine concentrations among daily tobacco smokers (n = 103) in Baltimore, Maryland...
  26. doi request reprint Method validation for measurement of hair nicotine level in nonsmokers
    Sung Roul Kim
    The Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Biomed Chromatogr 23:273-9. 2009
    ..In the field study (n = 2400), a positive association was evident between hair nicotine concentrations from nonsmokers and higher numbers of cigarettes smoked per day in a household...
  27. pmc Lung cancer in never smokers: clinical epidemiology and environmental risk factors
    Jonathan M Samet
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 15:5626-45. 2009
    ..However, a large fraction of lung cancers occurring in never smokers cannot be definitively associated with established environmental risk factors, highlighting the need for additional epidemiologic research in this area...
  28. pmc Estimating the risks and benefits of nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation in the United States
    Benjamin J Apelberg
    Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:341-8. 2010
    ..To compare potential population-wide benefits and risks, we examined the potential impact of increased nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) use for smoking cessation on future US mortality...
  29. pmc Arsenic exposure and type 2 diabetes: a systematic review of the experimental and epidemiological evidence
    Ana Navas-Acien
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2223, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:641-8. 2006
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Serum selenium and diabetes in U.S. adults
    Joachim Bleys
    Department of Epidemiology, The Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:829-34. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between serum selenium levels and the prevalence of diabetes among U.S. adults...
  31. pmc Seafood intake and urine concentrations of total arsenic, dimethylarsinate and arsenobetaine in the US population
    Ana Navas-Acien
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Environ Res 111:110-8. 2011
    ..Seafood is the main source of organic arsenic exposure (arsenobetaine, arsenosugars and arsenolipids) in the population. Arsenosugars and arsenolipids are metabolized to several species including dimethylarsinate (DMA)...
  32. pmc Lung cancer in never smokers: molecular profiles and therapeutic implications
    Charles M Rudin
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, David H Koch Cancer Research Building, Room 544, 1550 Orleans Street, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 15:5646-61. 2009
    ..Focused analysis of molecular carcinogenesis in lung cancers in never smokers is needed, and may provide additional biologic insight with therapeutic implications for lung cancers in both ever smokers and never smokers...
  33. ncbi request reprint Secondhand tobacco smoke in public places in Latin America, 2002-2003
    Ana Navas-Acien
    Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 291:2741-5. 2004
    ..In 2001, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) launched the Smoke-Free Americas Initiative to build capacity to achieve smoke-free environments in Latin America and the Caribbean...
  34. doi request reprint Bone lead levels and blood pressure endpoints: a meta-analysis
    Ana Navas-Acien
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Epidemiology 19:496-504. 2008
    ..We performed a meta-analysis of the association of bone lead levels with systolic blood pressure, diastolic blood pressure, and hypertension using published data...
  35. doi request reprint Arsenic exposure and prevalence of type 2 diabetes in US adults
    Ana Navas-Acien
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Room W7033B, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 300:814-22. 2008
    ..In contrast, arsenobetaine, an organic arsenic compound derived from seafood intake, is considered nontoxic...
  36. pmc Urine arsenic concentrations and species excretion patterns in American Indian communities over a 10-year period: the Strong Heart Study
    Ana Navas-Acien
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1428-33. 2009
    ..Arsenic exposure in drinking water disproportionately affects small communities in some U.S. regions, including American Indian communities. In U.S. adults with no seafood intake, median total urine arsenic is 3.4 microg/L...
  37. ncbi request reprint Cotinine concentration in smokers from different countries: relationship with amount smoked and cigarette type
    Amanda L Blackford
    Division of Biostatistics, Department of Oncology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1799-804. 2006
    ..Results suggest a saturation point for daily nicotine intake and minimal or no reduction in nicotine intake by smoking light cigarettes...
  38. pmc Epidemiology of tobacco use and dependence in adults in a poor peri-urban community in Lima, Peru
    Paul Logan Weygandt
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, Maryland, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 12:9. 2012
    ..We sought to determine the prevalence of daily smoking in a poor peri-urban community in Lima, Peru...
  39. pmc Association of secondhand smoke exposure with nicotine dependence among Black smokers
    Shondelle M Wilson-Frederick
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Addict Behav 36:412-5. 2011
    ..SHS exposure may occur in various settings, including the living space, workplace, and other social environments. This study examines the association between exposure to SHS and nicotine dependence among current smokers...
  40. doi request reprint Selenium intake and cardiovascular risk: what is new?
    Ana Navas-Acien
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Curr Opin Lipidol 19:43-9. 2008
    ..This review discusses recent experimental and epidemiologic contributions on the role of selenium for the prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease...
  41. pmc Blood cadmium and estimated glomerular filtration rate in Korean adults
    Young Hwangbo
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1800-5. 2011
    ..Cadmium is a nephrotoxicant at high exposure levels. Few studies have evaluated the role of cadmium in kidney function at low-exposure levels...
  42. pmc Lead exposure and cardiovascular disease--a systematic review
    Ana Navas-Acien
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:472-82. 2007
    ..This systematic review evaluates the evidence on the association between lead exposure and cardiovascular end points in human populations...
  43. pmc Lung cancer in never smokers: a call to action
    Charles M Rudin
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21231, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 15:5622-5. 2009
    ..This CCR Focus summarizes recent data, identifies knowledge deficits, and suggests future research directions with regard to this critically important subset of lung cancer patients...
  44. pmc Secondhand tobacco smoke: a source of lead exposure in US children and adolescents
    Andria Apostolou
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:714-22. 2012
    ..We evaluated the relationship between secondhand tobacco smoke (SHS) exposure and blood lead levels in US children and adolescents...
  45. doi request reprint Involuntary tobacco smoke exposure and urinary levels of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the United States, 1999 to 2002
    Plernpit Suwan-ampai
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room W7503, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:884-93. 2009
    ..S. population. Policy and educational efforts must continue to minimize PAH exposure through active and involuntary tobacco smoke exposure...
  46. doi request reprint Involving stakeholders to optimize a study protocol on secondhand tobacco smoke and chronic rhinosinusitis in adults
    Laili Irani
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 24:39-44. 2010
    ....
  47. pmc Barriers to smoking cessation in inner-city African American young adults
    Frances A Stillman
    Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1405-8. 2007
    ..Data from focus groups and surveys indicate that the sale and acquisition of "loosies" are ubiquitous and normative and may contribute to the high usage and low cessation rates...
  48. doi request reprint Serum selenium levels and all-cause, cancer, and cardiovascular mortality among US adults
    Joachim Bleys
    Department of Epidemiology, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:404-10. 2008
    ..We evaluated the association between selenium levels and all-cause and cause-specific mortality in a representative sample of US adults...
  49. pmc Decline in NRF2-regulated antioxidants in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease lungs due to loss of its positive regulator, DJ-1
    Deepti Malhotra
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Room E7624, 615 North Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 178:592-604. 2008
    ..NRF2, a redox-sensitive transcription factor, dissociates from its inhibitor, KEAP1, to induce antioxidant expression that inhibits oxidative stress...
  50. pmc Blood cadmium and lead and chronic kidney disease in US adults: a joint analysis
    Ana Navas-Acien
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:1156-64. 2009
    ..58, 10.65) for both outcomes. These findings support consideration of cadmium and lead as chronic kidney disease risk factors in the general population and provide novel evidence of risk with environmental exposure to both metals...