Patrick N Breysse

Summary

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

Publications

  1. pmc Particulate matter air pollution disrupts endothelial cell barrier via calpain-mediated tight junction protein degradation
    Ting Wang
    Institute for Personalized Respiratory Medicine, Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Part Fibre Toxicol 9:35. 2012
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Indoor exposures to air pollutants and allergens in the homes of asthmatic children in inner-city Baltimore
    Patrick N Breysse
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street Room W6010A, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Environ Res 98:167-76. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Asbestos exposures to truck drivers during World Trade Center cleanup operations
    Patrick N Breysse
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 2:400-5. 2005
  5. pmc Indoor air pollution and asthma in children
    Patrick N Breysse
    Department of Environmental Heath Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 7:102-6. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Development of a medical examination program for former workers at a Department of Energy national laboratory
    Patrick N Breysse
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Ind Med 42:443-54. 2002
  7. pmc Home indoor pollutant exposures among inner-city children with and without asthma
    Gregory B Diette
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1665-9. 2007
  8. pmc Common household activities are associated with elevated particulate matter concentrations in bedrooms of inner-city Baltimore pre-school children
    Meredith C McCormack
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, 1830 East Monument Street, 5th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Environ Res 106:148-55. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Effect of urbanisation on asthma, allergy and airways inflammation in a developing country setting
    Colin L Robinson
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Johns Hopkins University, 1830 Monument Street, Fifth Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Thorax 66:1051-7. 2011
  10. pmc In-home air pollution is linked to respiratory morbidity in former smokers with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Nadia N Hansel
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 187:1085-90. 2013

Research Grants

  1. Cytoxicity and Solubility of Beryllium Particles
    Patrick Breysse; Fiscal Year: 2002

Detail Information

Publications65

  1. pmc Particulate matter air pollution disrupts endothelial cell barrier via calpain-mediated tight junction protein degradation
    Ting Wang
    Institute for Personalized Respiratory Medicine, Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Part Fibre Toxicol 9:35. 2012
    ..The mechanism of PM-mediated pathophysiology remains unknown. However, PM is proinflammatory to the endothelium and increases vascular permeability in vitro and in vivo via ROS generation...
  2. 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Indoor exposures to air pollutants and allergens in the homes of asthmatic children in inner-city Baltimore
    Patrick N Breysse
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street Room W6010A, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Environ Res 98:167-76. 2005
    ..Understanding this combined insult may help to explain the differential asthma burden between inner-city and non-inner-city children...
  4. ncbi request reprint Asbestos exposures to truck drivers during World Trade Center cleanup operations
    Patrick N Breysse
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 2:400-5. 2005
    ....
  5. pmc Indoor air pollution and asthma in children
    Patrick N Breysse
    Department of Environmental Heath Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 7:102-6. 2010
    ..More research documenting effectiveness of interventions to reduce those exposures and improve asthma outcomes is needed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Development of a medical examination program for former workers at a Department of Energy national laboratory
    Patrick N Breysse
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Ind Med 42:443-54. 2002
    ..We describe the needs assessment approach used at LANL...
  7. pmc Home indoor pollutant exposures among inner-city children with and without asthma
    Gregory B Diette
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1665-9. 2007
    ..To look for systematic differences in early life domestic exposures between inner-city preschool children with and without asthma, we performed a study of home indoor air pollutants and allergens...
  8. pmc Common household activities are associated with elevated particulate matter concentrations in bedrooms of inner-city Baltimore pre-school children
    Meredith C McCormack
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, 1830 East Monument Street, 5th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Environ Res 106:148-55. 2008
    ..Further investigation of the health effects of indoor PM exposure is warranted, as are studies to evaluate the efficacy of PM reduction strategies on asthma health of inner-city children...
  9. doi request reprint Effect of urbanisation on asthma, allergy and airways inflammation in a developing country setting
    Colin L Robinson
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Johns Hopkins University, 1830 Monument Street, Fifth Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Thorax 66:1051-7. 2011
    ..However, few studies have studied the role of urbanisation in this phenomenon. It was hypothesised that children living in a peri-urban setting in Peru have higher rates of asthma and allergy than rural counterparts...
  10. pmc In-home air pollution is linked to respiratory morbidity in former smokers with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Nadia N Hansel
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 187:1085-90. 2013
    ..The effect of indoor air pollutants on respiratory morbidity among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in developed countries is uncertain...
  11. pmc Being overweight increases susceptibility to indoor pollutants among urban children with asthma
    Kim D Lu
    Division of Pediatric Respiratory Sciences, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 131:1017-23, 1023.e1-3. 2013
    ..Whether being overweight is a risk factor for the effects of indoor pollutant exposure on asthma health is unknown...
  12. ncbi request reprint Household mouse allergen exposure and asthma morbidity in inner-city preschool children
    Elizabeth C Matsui
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:514-20. 2006
    ..Inner-city children experience disproportionate asthma morbidity, and suspected reasons include indoor environmental exposures...
  13. pmc Indoor particulate matter increases asthma morbidity in children with non-atopic and atopic asthma
    Meredith C McCormack
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 106:308-15. 2011
    ..Compared with atopic asthma, fewer environmental modifications are recommended for non-atopic asthma in children...
  14. ncbi request reprint Methods and issues in conducting a community-based environmental randomized trial
    Lee J Swartz
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, CMSC 1102 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287 3923, USA
    Environ Res 95:156-65. 2004
    ..Asthma morbidity and adherence was assessed quarterly. Collaboration with the community proved very beneficial in creating a study design and procedures acceptable to an inner-city community...
  15. pmc A longitudinal study of indoor nitrogen dioxide levels and respiratory symptoms in inner-city children with asthma
    Nadia N Hansel
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1428-32. 2008
    ..The effect of indoor nitrogen dioxide concentrations on asthma morbidity among inner-city preschool children is uncertain...
  16. pmc In-home particle concentrations and childhood asthma morbidity
    Meredith C McCormack
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:294-8. 2009
    ..Although outdoor particulate matter (PM) has been linked to mortality and asthma morbidity, the impact of indoor PM on asthma has not been well established...
  17. ncbi request reprint Bather density and levels of Cryptosporidium, Giardia, and pathogenic microsporidian spores in recreational bathing water
    Thaddeus K Graczyk
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Division of Environmental Health Engineering, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Parasitol Res 101:1729-31. 2007
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Assessment of heterogeneity of metal composition of fine particulate matter collected from eight U.S. counties using principal component analysis
    Inkyu Han
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 62:773-82. 2012
    ..These differences will be helpful for epidemiological and toxicological studies to help explain why health risks associated with PM exposure are different in locations with similar mass concentrations of PM...
  19. pmc Environmental issues in managing asthma
    Gregory B Diette
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 1830 E Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Respir Care 53:602-15; discussion 616-7. 2008
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Asthma in the inner city and the indoor environment
    Elizabeth C Matsui
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Immunol Allergy Clin North Am 28:665-86, x. 2008
    ..This article reviews the growing body of evidence that certain indoor environmental exposures contribute to the burden of asthma in the inner city...
  21. pmc Quantitative evaluation of the impact of bather density on levels of human-virulent microsporidian spores in recreational water
    Thaddeus K Graczyk
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:4095-9. 2007
    ..Both these mechanisms can be considered for implementation in predictive models for contamination with microsporidian spores...
  22. ncbi request reprint The longitudinal dependence of black carbon concentration on traffic volume in an urban environment
    B Rey DeCastro
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Division of Environmental Health Engineering, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 20850 3195, USA
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 58:928-39. 2008
    ..BC concentration also demonstrates statistically significant autocorrelation at several time scales...
  23. 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...
  24. doi request reprint Predicting future asthma morbidity in preschool inner-city children
    Nadia N Hansel
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Asthma 48:797-803. 2011
    ..The purpose of our study was to determine which clinical and environmental factors are predictive of poor long-term asthma control in preschool inner-city children...
  25. doi request reprint Measurement of nicotine in household dust
    Sungroul Kim
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Environ Res 108:289-93. 2008
    ..Optimized analytical methods showed a feasibility to detect nicotine in house dust. Our results indicated that the measurement of nicotine in house dust can be used potentially as a marker of longer term SHS exposure...
  26. pmc Effects of allergic phenotype on respiratory symptoms and exacerbations in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Daniel B Jamieson
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 188:187-92. 2013
    ..Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) guidelines make no recommendations for allergy diagnosis or treatment...
  27. ncbi request reprint Respiratory effects of inhalation exposure among workers during the clean-up effort at the World Trade Center disaster site
    Julie B Herbstman
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Environ Res 99:85-92. 2005
    ..The prevalence rates of upper airway symptoms (nasal congestion, sore throat, hoarse throat) exceeded those of lower respiratory symptoms, however, it was not determined whether symptoms pre-dated arrival at the WTC site...
  28. 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...
  29. pmc Airborne cow allergen, ammonia and particulate matter at homes vary with distance to industrial scale dairy operations: an exposure assessment
    D Ann L Williams
    Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N, Wolfe Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Environ Health 10:72. 2011
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Impact of the 2002 Canadian forest fires on particulate matter air quality in Baltimore city
    Amir Sapkota
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:24-32. 2005
    ..This research highlights the significance of transboundary air pollution and the need for studies that assess the public health impacts associated with such sources and transport processes...
  31. ncbi request reprint Mouse allergen-specific antibody responses in inner-city children with asthma
    Elizabeth C Matsui
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 119:910-5. 2007
    ..Although mouse allergen exposure is common in inner-city homes, little is known about the relationships between exposure and humoral immune responses to mouse allergen in this population...
  32. pmc Health benefits from large-scale ozone reduction in the United States
    Jesse D Berman
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1404-10. 2012
    ..Based on recent monitoring data, U.S. ozone levels still exceed this standard in numerous locations, resulting in avoidable adverse health consequences...
  33. pmc Neurologic symptoms associated with cattle farming in the agricultural health study
    Leora Vegosen
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:1253-8. 2012
    ..We used Agricultural Health Study data to assess whether cattle farming was associated with prevalence of neurologic symptoms...
  34. pmc The Peru Urban versus Rural Asthma (PURA) Study: methods and baseline quality control data from a cross-sectional investigation into the prevalence, severity, genetics, immunology and environmental factors affecting asthma in adolescence in Peru
    Colin L Robinson
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMJ Open 2:e000421. 2012
    ..The authors sought to characterise the epidemiology of asthma in Peru in two regions with disparate degrees of urbanisation. In this manuscript, the authors summarise the study design and implementation...
  35. doi request reprint Design and characterization of a sequential cyclone system for the collection of bulk particulate matter
    Ana M Rule
    Dept of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Environ Monit 12:1807-14. 2010
    ..5). The operation and maintenance of the new system are straightforward and allow for reliable collection of dry bulk ambient PM at relatively low cost...
  36. doi request reprint Relationships among bather density, levels of human waterborne pathogens, and fecal coliform counts in marine recreational beach water
    Thaddeus K Graczyk
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Division of Environmental Health Engineering, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD, 21205, USA
    Parasitol Res 106:1103-8. 2010
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Ambient air pollution alters heart rate regulation in aged mice
    Juan P Ramos-Bonilla
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Inhal Toxicol 22:330-9. 2010
    ..Heart rate alterations associated with exposure to particulate matter (PM) and gaseous pollutants have been observed in epidemiological studies and animal experiments. Nevertheless, the time-lag of these associations is still unclear...
  38. 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...
  39. pmc Influence of geographic location in modeling blood pesticide levels in a community surrounding a U.S. Environmental protection agency superfund site
    Shannon H Gaffney
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1712-6. 2005
    ..Spatial information may enable researchers to detect a potential exposure pattern that may not be revealed with only nonspatial variables...
  40. ncbi request reprint Impact of bathers on levels of Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts and Giardia lamblia cysts in recreational beach waters
    Deirdre Sunderland
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Division of Environmental Health Engineering, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Water Res 41:3483-9. 2007
    ..lamblia cysts in recreational beach water. It is essential to test recreational waters for Cryptosporidium and Giardia when numbers of bathers are greatest, or limit the number of bathers in a recreational beach area...
  41. ncbi request reprint Microbial and chemical assessment of regions within New Orleans, LA impacted by Hurricane Katrina
    Kellogg J Schwab
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore Maryland 21205, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:2401-6. 2007
    ..Flooded homes, however, contained substantial concentrations of mold which could present a public health exposure route to individuals repopulating and restoring the City of New Orleans...
  42. pmc Urban feral pigeons (Columba livia) as a source for air- and waterborne contamination with Enterocytozoon bieneusi spores
    Thaddeus K Graczyk
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:4357-8. 2007
    ..5 x 10(3) Enterocytozoon bieneusi spores and that 1.3 x 10(3) spores could be inhaled by a nearby person...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. pmc Dry collection and culture methods for recovery of methicillin-susceptible and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains from indoor home environments
    Meghan F Davis
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:2474-6. 2012
    ..Using laboratory experiments and application to homes of asthmatic children in Barbados, we characterize microbiological methods adapted for settings with transportation delays between sampling and initiation of culture...
  46. ncbi request reprint The impact of a building implosion on airborne particulate matter in an urban community
    Christopher M Beck
    Center for Urban Environmental Health, John Hopkins Medical Institutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 53:1256-64. 2003
    ..These results demonstrate that a building implosion can have a severe but short-lived impact on community air quality. Effective protection is offered by being indoors or upwind...
  47. pmc Effects of distance from a heavily transited avenue on asthma and atopy in a periurban shantytown in Lima, Peru
    Lauren M Baumann
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 127:875-82. 2011
    ....
  48. pmc Immunodetection and quantification of airborne (1-3)-β-D-glucan-carrying particles with the halogen immunoassay
    Félix E Rivera-Mariani
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, United States
    J Immunol Methods 388:86-9. 2013
    ..Our results suggest that the HIA holds promise for quantifying β-D-glucan exposures. To our knowledge, this is the first time in which the HIA was used for non-allergenic compounds of microbial or fungal origins...
  49. ncbi request reprint Summary of historical beryllium uses and airborne concentration levels at Los Alamos National Laboratory
    Aleksandr B Stefaniak
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Appl Occup Environ Hyg 18:708-15. 2003
    ....
  50. pmc Effect of modifying quantum dot surface charge on airway epithelial cell uptake in vitro
    Eric Chau
    Departments of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Nanotoxicology 7:1143-51. 2013
    ..Here, we report on the influence of nanoparticle charge and dose on human airway epithelial cells, and show that this platform can be used to evaluate consequences of exposure to engineered nanomaterials...
  51. doi request reprint Performance of the halogen immunoassay to assess airborne mouse allergen-containing particles in a laboratory animal facility
    Félix E Rivera-Mariani
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 24:3-8. 2014
    ..Our findings suggest that the HIA can be used to assess indoor concentrations of mouse allergen particles and their morphological characteristics...
  52. pmc Association of markers of chronic viral hepatitis and blood mercury levels in US reproductive-age women from NHANES 2001-2008: a cross-sectional study
    Mary C Sheehan
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Environ Health 11:62. 2012
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Geostatistics and GIS: tools for characterizing environmental contamination
    Shannon L Henshaw
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Med Syst 28:335-48. 2004
    ..The spatial regression method, kriging, is used to provide predictions of DDE levels at unsampled locations both within the site and the surrounding areas where residential development is ongoing...
  54. doi request reprint Comparison of the interleukin-1β-inducing potency of allergenic spores from higher fungi (basidiomycetes) in a cryopreserved human whole blood system
    Félix E Rivera-Mariani
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 163:154-62. 2014
    ..2013 S. Karger AG, Basel. ..
  55. doi request reprint Source of biomass cooking fuel determines pulmonary response to household air pollution
    Thomas E Sussan
    1 Center for Global Clean Air, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland
    Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 50:538-48. 2014
    ....
  56. pmc Highly sensitive NH3 detection based on organic field-effect transistors with tris(pentafluorophenyl)borane as receptor
    Weiguo Huang
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 206 Maryland Hall, 3400 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21218, USA
    J Am Chem Soc 134:14650-3. 2012
    ..Furthermore, excellent memory of exposure was achieved by keeping the exposed devices in a sealed container stored at -30 °C, the first such capability demonstrated with OFETs...
  57. doi request reprint Transport of metal oxide nanoparticles and single-walled carbon nanotubes in human mucus
    Ashish Jachak
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21231, USA
    Nanotoxicology 6:614-22. 2012
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint The effect of clinical UVA/B exposures on urinary urocanic acid isomer levels in individuals with caucasian type (II/III) skin types
    Chandan M Sastry
    Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Dermatol Online J 11:1. 2005
    ..Repeated daily UV exposures of similar doses produced a minimal increase in UCA ratio above that of the single UV exposure. These findings indicate that UCA cis-trans ratio holds promise as a biomarker for recent solar UV exposure...
  59. ncbi request reprint Comparison of extremely low frequency (ELF) magnetic field personal exposure monitors
    James J McDevitt
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 12:1-8. 2002
    ..However, the EMDEX Lite underestimates maximum exposures when compared to the MW III...
  60. pmc Septin-2 mediates airway epithelial barrier function in physiologic and pathologic conditions
    Venkataramana K Sidhaye
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center 4B 64, 5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 45:120-6. 2011
    ..These findings indicate that septin-2 plays a fundamental role in regulating barrier function by altering cortical actin expression...
  61. ncbi request reprint Differences in dissolution behavior in a phagolysosomal simulant fluid for single-constituent and multi-constituent materials associated with beryllium sensitization and chronic beryllium disease
    Aleksandr B Stefaniak
    Industrial Hygiene and Safety Group, MS K553, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA
    Toxicol In Vitro 20:82-95. 2006
    ..Additional studies of the dissolution behavior of beryllium materials in a variety of mixture configurations will aid in developing exposure-response models to improve understanding of the risk of beryllium sensitization and CBD...
  62. ncbi request reprint Surface area of respirable beryllium metal, oxide, and copper alloy aerosols and implications for assessment of exposure risk of chronic beryllium disease
    Aleksandr B Stefaniak
    Industrial Hygiene and Safety Group HSR 5, MS K553, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA
    AIHA J (Fairfax, Va) 64:297-305. 2003
    ..To avoid errors in predicting bioavailability of beryllium and the associated risks for CBD, the mechanisms of particle formation should be understood and the SSA of beryllium particles should be measured directly...
  63. ncbi request reprint Characterization of physicochemical properties of beryllium aerosols associated with prevalence of chronic beryllium disease
    Aleksandr B Stefaniak
    Industrial Hygiene and Safety Group HSR 5, MS K553, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA
    J Environ Monit 6:523-32. 2004
    ..However, a scientific basis does not yet exist to replace mass as the current metric of exposure...
  64. ncbi request reprint Parental lead exposure and total anomalous pulmonary venous return
    Leila W Jackson
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 70:185-93. 2004
    ..This association was further evaluated in the BWIS population using a more sensitive exposure estimate...
  65. pmc Does neighborhood violence lead to depression among caregivers of children with asthma?
    Emily S Tonorezos
    Department of Medicine, New York University, 462 First Aveunue, New York, NY 10016, United States
    Soc Sci Med 67:31-7. 2008
    ..Based on our findings, personal experience with neighborhood violence may be more important than simple awareness. Health care workers should consider screening for depression among patients exposed to community violence...

Research Grants3

  1. Cytoxicity and Solubility of Beryllium Particles
    Patrick Breysse; Fiscal Year: 2002
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