V M Weaver

Summary

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

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of urine concentration adjustment method on associations between urine metals and estimated glomerular filtration rates (eGFR) in adolescents
    Virginia M Weaver
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA Electronic address
    Environ Res 132:226-32. 2014
  2. pmc Associations of multiple metals with kidney outcomes in lead workers
    Rebecca Shelley
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Rm 7041, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Occup Environ Med 69:727-35. 2012
  3. pmc Differences in urine cadmium associations with kidney outcomes based on serum creatinine and cystatin C
    Virginia M Weaver
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615N Wolfe St, Rm 7041, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Environ Res 111:1236-42. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Associations of patella lead and other lead biomarkers with renal function in lead workers
    Virginia M Weaver
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:235-43. 2005
  5. pmc Associations of low-level urine cadmium with kidney function in lead workers
    Virginia M Weaver
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Rm 7041, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Occup Environ Med 68:250-6. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Associations between patella lead and blood pressure in lead workers
    Virginia M Weaver
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Ind Med 51:336-43. 2008
  7. pmc Longitudinal associations between lead dose and renal function in lead workers
    Virginia M Weaver
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room 7041, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Environ Res 109:101-7. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Lack of specificity of trans,trans-muconic acid as a benzene biomarker after ingestion of sorbic acid-preserved foods
    V M Weaver
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 9:749-55. 2000
  9. pmc Approaches to environmental exposure assessment in children
    V M Weaver
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 106:827-32. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect modification by delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase, vitamin D receptor, and nitric oxide synthase gene polymorphisms on associations between patella lead and renal function in lead workers
    Virginia M Weaver
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Environ Res 102:61-9. 2006

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of urine concentration adjustment method on associations between urine metals and estimated glomerular filtration rates (eGFR) in adolescents
    Virginia M Weaver
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA Electronic address
    Environ Res 132:226-32. 2014
    ..Additional research using non-creatinine-based methods of adjustment for urine concentration is necessary. ..
  2. pmc Associations of multiple metals with kidney outcomes in lead workers
    Rebecca Shelley
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Rm 7041, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Occup Environ Med 69:727-35. 2012
    ..Therefore, the authors evaluated associations of antimony and thallium with kidney outcomes and assessed the impact of cadmium exposure on those associations in lead workers...
  3. pmc Differences in urine cadmium associations with kidney outcomes based on serum creatinine and cystatin C
    Virginia M Weaver
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615N Wolfe St, Rm 7041, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Environ Res 111:1236-42. 2011
    ..Given the routine use of serum and urine creatinine in kidney and biomarker research, additional research to elucidate the mechanism(s) for these associations is essential...
  4. ncbi request reprint Associations of patella lead and other lead biomarkers with renal function in lead workers
    Virginia M Weaver
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:235-43. 2005
    ..We sought to compare associations of patella lead, which may represent a unique cumulative and bioavailable lead pool, with other lead measures in models of renal function...
  5. pmc Associations of low-level urine cadmium with kidney function in lead workers
    Virginia M Weaver
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Rm 7041, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Occup Environ Med 68:250-6. 2011
    ..Few studies have examined the impact of low-level cadmium exposure in workers who are occupationally exposed to other nephrotoxicants such as lead...
  6. doi request reprint Associations between patella lead and blood pressure in lead workers
    Virginia M Weaver
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Ind Med 51:336-43. 2008
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  7. pmc Longitudinal associations between lead dose and renal function in lead workers
    Virginia M Weaver
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room 7041, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Environ Res 109:101-7. 2009
    ..Existing research on the lead dose range associated with nephrotoxicity in the occupational setting is inconsistent and primarily cross-sectional in design...
  8. ncbi request reprint Lack of specificity of trans,trans-muconic acid as a benzene biomarker after ingestion of sorbic acid-preserved foods
    V M Weaver
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 9:749-55. 2000
    ..Development of methods to minimize and/or assess sorbic acid interference will improve MA specificity in such populations...
  9. pmc Approaches to environmental exposure assessment in children
    V M Weaver
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 106:827-32. 1998
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect modification by delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase, vitamin D receptor, and nitric oxide synthase gene polymorphisms on associations between patella lead and renal function in lead workers
    Virginia M Weaver
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Environ Res 102:61-9. 2006
    ..In conclusion, VDR and/or ALAD genotypes modified associations between all the lead biomarkers, except patella lead, and the renal outcomes...
  11. pmc Associations of uric acid with polymorphisms in the delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase, vitamin D receptor, and nitric oxide synthase genes in Korean lead workers
    Virginia M Weaver
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1509-15. 2005
    ..We conclude that genetic polymorphisms may modify uric acid mediation of lead-related adverse renal effects...
  12. pmc Associations of renal function with polymorphisms in the delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase, vitamin D receptor, and nitric oxide synthase genes in Korean lead workers
    Virginia M Weaver
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1613-9. 2003
    ..08). No significant differences were seen in renal outcomes by VDR genotype, nor was consistent effect modification observed. The ALAD findings could be explained by lead-induced hyperfiltration...
  13. pmc Associations of lead biomarkers with renal function in Korean lead workers
    V M Weaver
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Occup Environ Med 60:551-62. 2003
    ..To compare associations of lead biomarkers with renal function in current and former lead workers...
  14. pmc Associations among lead dose biomarkers, uric acid, and renal function in Korean lead workers
    Virginia M Weaver
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:36-42. 2005
    ..In conclusion, our data suggest that older workers comprise a susceptible population for increased uric acid due to lead. Uric acid may be one, but not the only, mechanism for lead-related nephrotoxicity...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison of patella lead with blood lead and tibia lead and their associations with neurobehavioral test scores
    Carrie D Dorsey
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:489-96. 2006
    ..Lead exposure in adults is associated with worse cognitive function in cross-sectional and longitudinal studies. Previous studies have mainly examined relations with blood lead or cortical bone lead; few have examined trabecular bone lead...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Lead-related nephrotoxicity: a review of the epidemiologic evidence
    E B Ekong
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Kidney Int 70:2074-84. 2006
    ..Global efforts to reduce lead exposure remain important. Research is also needed to determine whether specific therapies, such as chelation, are beneficial in susceptible populations...
  18. ncbi request reprint Chemical hazards in health care workers
    V M Weaver
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Occup Med 12:655-67. 1997
    ..Worker training is the other critical element in an effective occupational health program. Employees are better able to comply with workplace rules designed to protect health and safety if they understand their rationale...
  19. 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...
  20. 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
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Changes in systolic blood pressure associated with lead in blood and bone
    Barbara S Glenn
    Office of Research and Development, U S Environmental Protection Agency, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC 20460, USA
    Epidemiology 17:538-44. 2006
    ..It is not clear whether the observed associations reflect an immediate response to lead as a consequence of recent dose or rather are a persistent effect of cumulative dose over a lifetime...
  22. pmc Exposure to metals: are we protecting the workers?
    Ellen K Silbergeld
    Occup Environ Med 64:141-2. 2007

Research Grants6

  1. Environmental & Genetic Risk Factors for Renal Function
    Virginia Weaver; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We believe the proposed work will allow a more complete understanding of the causes of renal function decline and lead to the development of public health interventions to prevent this considerable public health problem. ..
  2. Environmental & Genetic Risk Factors for Renal Function
    Virginia Weaver; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We believe the proposed work will allow a more complete understanding of the causes of renal function decline and lead to the development of public health interventions to prevent this considerable public health problem. ..
  3. Environmental & Genetic Risk Factors for Renal Function
    Virginia Weaver; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We believe the proposed work will allow a more complete understanding of the causes of renal function decline and lead to the development of public health interventions to prevent this considerable public health problem. ..
  4. Environmental & Genetic Risk Factors for Renal Function
    Virginia Weaver; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We believe the proposed work will allow a more complete understanding of the causes of renal function decline and lead to the development of public health interventions to prevent this considerable public health problem. ..
  5. Mechanisms for Adverse Renal Effects from Lead Exposure
    Virginia Weaver; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The proposed work will inform research on specific treatments for high-risk populations, such as those with chronic renal insufficiency who also have increased lead body burdens. ..
  6. Environmental & Genetic Risk Factors for Renal Function
    Virginia Weaver; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We believe the proposed work will allow a more complete understanding of the causes of renal function decline and lead to the development of public health interventions to prevent this considerable public health problem. ..