Gertrud S Berkowitz

Summary

Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Prospective study of blood and tibia lead in women undergoing surgical menopause
    Gertrud S Berkowitz
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1673-8. 2004
  2. pmc Exposure to indoor pesticides during pregnancy in a multiethnic, urban cohort
    Gertrud S Berkowitz
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:79-84. 2003
  3. pmc In utero pesticide exposure, maternal paraoxonase activity, and head circumference
    Gertrud S Berkowitz
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1172, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:388-91. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Prenatal organophosphate metabolite and organochlorine levels and performance on the Brazelton Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale in a multiethnic pregnancy cohort
    Stephanie M Engel
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:1397-404. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Prenatal phthalate exposure and performance on the Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale in a multiethnic birth cohort
    Stephanie M Engel
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, United States
    Neurotoxicology 30:522-8. 2009
  6. pmc Prenatal phenol and phthalate exposures and birth outcomes
    Mary S Wolff
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1092-7. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of pubertal development in a multi-ethnic population of nine-year-old girls
    Julie A Britton
    Division of Environmental Health Science, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:179-87. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Predictors of organochlorines in New York City pregnant women, 1998-2001
    Mary S Wolff
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustave Levy Pl, Box 1057, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Environ Res 97:170-7. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychological trauma associated with the World Trade Center attacks and its effect on pregnancy outcome
    Stephanie Mulherin Engel
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:334-41. 2005
  10. pmc Study design: evaluating gene-environment interactions in the etiology of breast cancer - the WECARE study
    Jonine L Bernstein
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 6:R199-214. 2004

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Prospective study of blood and tibia lead in women undergoing surgical menopause
    Gertrud S Berkowitz
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1673-8. 2004
    ..These findings do not point to substantial mobilization of lead from cortical bone during menopause...
  2. pmc Exposure to indoor pesticides during pregnancy in a multiethnic, urban cohort
    Gertrud S Berkowitz
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:79-84. 2003
    ..These data underscore the need to assess the potentially adverse effects of pesticide exposure on fetuses and infants and the importance of finding alternative methods for pest management to reduce pesticide exposures...
  3. pmc In utero pesticide exposure, maternal paraoxonase activity, and head circumference
    Gertrud S Berkowitz
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1172, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:388-91. 2004
    ..Because small head size has been found to be predictive of subsequent cognitive ability, these data suggest that chlorpyrifos may have a detrimental effect on fetal neurodevelopment among mothers who exhibit low PON1 activity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prenatal organophosphate metabolite and organochlorine levels and performance on the Brazelton Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale in a multiethnic pregnancy cohort
    Stephanie M Engel
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:1397-404. 2007
    ..The authors uncovered additional evidence that prenatal levels of organophosphate pesticide metabolites are associated with anomalies in primitive reflexes, which are a critical marker of neurologic integrity...
  5. doi request reprint Prenatal phthalate exposure and performance on the Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale in a multiethnic birth cohort
    Stephanie M Engel
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, United States
    Neurotoxicology 30:522-8. 2009
    ..This is the first study to report an association between prenatal phthalate exposure and neurological effects in humans or animals, and as such requires replication...
  6. pmc Prenatal phenol and phthalate exposures and birth outcomes
    Mary S Wolff
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1092-7. 2008
    ..Many phthalates and phenols are hormonally active and are suspected to alter the course of development...
  7. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of pubertal development in a multi-ethnic population of nine-year-old girls
    Julie A Britton
    Division of Environmental Health Science, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:179-87. 2004
    ..Early age at menarche increases future disease risk. Secular decline in age at menarche has been attributed to body size characteristics, diet, and energy expenditure. Risk factors for puberty have been less frequently explored...
  8. ncbi request reprint Predictors of organochlorines in New York City pregnant women, 1998-2001
    Mary S Wolff
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustave Levy Pl, Box 1057, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Environ Res 97:170-7. 2005
    ..In multivariate models, levels of OCs increased with age; DDE was higher in women not born in the US or Puerto Rico; PCB were higher in women who bought fresh fish and lower in those with higher body mass indices...
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychological trauma associated with the World Trade Center attacks and its effect on pregnancy outcome
    Stephanie Mulherin Engel
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:334-41. 2005
    ..Long-term follow-up of infants exposed to extreme trauma in utero is needed to evaluate the persistence of these effects...
  10. pmc Study design: evaluating gene-environment interactions in the etiology of breast cancer - the WECARE study
    Jonine L Bernstein
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 6:R199-214. 2004
    ..Three genes (ATM, BRCA1, and BRCA2) encode products that are essential for the normal cellular response to DSBs, but predispose to breast cancer when mutated...
  11. pmc Exposures among pregnant women near the World Trade Center site on 11 September 2001
    Mary S Wolff
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:739-48. 2005
    ..This report indicates intense bystander exposure after the WTC collapse and provides information about nonoccupational exposures among a vulnerable population of pregnant women...
  12. ncbi request reprint Transgenerational effects of posttraumatic stress disorder in babies of mothers exposed to the World Trade Center attacks during pregnancy
    Rachel Yehuda
    Traumatic Stress Studies Program, Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Bronx Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10471, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:4115-8. 2005
    ..Reduced cortisol levels have been linked with vulnerability to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and the risk factor of parental PTSD in adult offspring of Holocaust survivors...
  13. ncbi request reprint The CYP3A4*1B variant is related to the onset of puberty, a known risk factor for the development of breast cancer
    Fred F Kadlubar
    Division of Molecular Epidemiology, National Center for Toxicological Research, Jefferson, Arkansas 72079, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:327-31. 2003
    ..In heterozygotes, 56% had reached puberty. CYP1B1, CYP3A4, and CYP3A5 rapid variants were more common in African-American than in Hispanic or Caucasian girls...
  14. ncbi request reprint The World Trade Center disaster and intrauterine growth restriction
    Gertrud S Berkowitz
    JAMA 290:595-6. 2003
  15. ncbi request reprint The Long Island Breast Cancer Study Project: description of a multi-institutional collaboration to identify environmental risk factors for breast cancer
    Marilie D Gammon
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7400, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 74:235-54. 2002
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  16. pmc Methodologic and logistic issues in conducting longitudinal birth cohort studies: lessons learned from the Centers for Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research
    Brenda Eskenazi
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1419-29. 2005
    ..These centers present barriers encountered, solutions found, and considerations for future research, with the hope that the lessons learned can help inform the planning and conduct of the National Children's Study...