Germaine M B Louis

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Urinary bisphenol A, phthalates, and couple fecundity: the Longitudinal Investigation of Fertility and the Environment (LIFE) Study
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Intramural Population Health Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Rockville, Maryland Electronic address
    Fertil Steril 101:1359-66. 2014
  2. pmc Maternal serum polychlorinated biphenyl concentrations across critical windows of human development
    Michael S Bloom
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1320-4. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Semen quality and time to pregnancy: the Longitudinal Investigation of Fertility and the Environment Study
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Intramural Population Health Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Rockville, Maryland Electronic address
    Fertil Steril 101:453-62. 2014
  4. pmc Bisphenol A and phthalates and endometriosis: the Endometriosis: Natural History, Diagnosis and Outcomes Study
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Fertil Steril 100:162-9.e1-2. 2013
  5. pmc The exposome--exciting opportunities for discoveries in reproductive and perinatal epidemiology
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 27:229-36. 2013
  6. pmc Persistent environmental pollutants and couple fecundity: the LIFE study
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:231-6. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Perfluorochemicals and endometriosis: the ENDO study
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Health, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Epidemiology 23:799-805. 2012
  8. pmc Persistent lipophilic environmental chemicals and endometriosis: the ENDO Study
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Health, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:811-6. 2012
  9. pmc Heavy metals and couple fecundity, the LIFE Study
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Rockville, MD 20852, United States
    Chemosphere 87:1201-7. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Persistent organochlorine pollutants and menstrual cycle characteristics
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Chemosphere 85:1742-8. 2011

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Urinary bisphenol A, phthalates, and couple fecundity: the Longitudinal Investigation of Fertility and the Environment (LIFE) Study
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Intramural Population Health Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Rockville, Maryland Electronic address
    Fertil Steril 101:1359-66. 2014
    ..To assess the relationship between environmental chemicals and couple fecundity or time to pregnancy (TTP)...
  2. pmc Maternal serum polychlorinated biphenyl concentrations across critical windows of human development
    Michael S Bloom
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1320-4. 2007
    ..Few data are available on polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) concentrations over critical windows of human reproduction and development inclusive of the periconception window...
  3. doi request reprint Semen quality and time to pregnancy: the Longitudinal Investigation of Fertility and the Environment Study
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Intramural Population Health Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Rockville, Maryland Electronic address
    Fertil Steril 101:453-62. 2014
    ..To assess semen parameters and couple fecundity as measured by time to pregnancy (TTP)...
  4. pmc Bisphenol A and phthalates and endometriosis: the Endometriosis: Natural History, Diagnosis and Outcomes Study
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Fertil Steril 100:162-9.e1-2. 2013
    ..To explore the relation between bisphenol A and 14 phthalate metabolites and endometriosis...
  5. pmc The exposome--exciting opportunities for discoveries in reproductive and perinatal epidemiology
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 27:229-36. 2013
    ..Bold new conceptual frameworks such as the exposome are needed for designing research that may lead to discovery and improve population health...
  6. pmc Persistent environmental pollutants and couple fecundity: the LIFE study
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:231-6. 2013
    ..Evidence suggesting that persistent environmental pollutants may be reproductive toxicants underscores the need for prospective studies of couples for whom exposures are measured...
  7. doi request reprint Perfluorochemicals and endometriosis: the ENDO study
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Health, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Epidemiology 23:799-805. 2012
    ..Environmental chemicals may be associated with endometriosis. No published research has focused on the possible role of perfluorochemicals (PFCs) despite their widespread presence in human tissues...
  8. pmc Persistent lipophilic environmental chemicals and endometriosis: the ENDO Study
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Health, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:811-6. 2012
    ..An equivocal literature exists regarding the relation between persistent organochlorine pollutants (POPs) and endometriosis in women, with differences attributed to methodologies...
  9. pmc Heavy metals and couple fecundity, the LIFE Study
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Rockville, MD 20852, United States
    Chemosphere 87:1201-7. 2012
    ..80; 95% CI 0.64, 1.00). This prospective couple based cohort with longitudinal capture of time to pregnancy is suggestive of cadmium and lead's reproductive toxicity at environmentally relevant concentrations...
  10. doi request reprint Persistent organochlorine pollutants and menstrual cycle characteristics
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Chemosphere 85:1742-8. 2011
    ..15; 95% CI -0.29, -0.00). Select POPs were associated with changes in menstruation underscoring the importance of assessing chemical mixtures for female fecundity...
  11. pmc Communicating serum chemical concentrations to study participants: follow up survey
    Alexandra J Buck
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 6100 Executive Blvd, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Environ Health 9:20. 2010
    ..We designed and evaluated an empirically based communication strategy for women of reproductive age who previously participated in a prospective study focusing on persistent environmental chemicals and reproductive outcomes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Designing prospective cohort studies for assessing reproductive and developmental toxicity during sensitive windows of human reproduction and development--the LIFE Study
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, Rockville, MD20852, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 25:413-24. 2011
    ..However, appropriately sized sampling frameworks are critical, given the small percentage of couples contacted found eligible and reportedly planning pregnancy at any point in time...
  13. pmc Incidence of endometriosis by study population and diagnostic method: the ENDO study
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Fertil Steril 96:360-5. 2011
    ..To estimate the incidence of endometriosis in an operative cohort of women seeking clinical care and in a matched population cohort to delineate more fully the scope and magnitude of endometriosis in the context of and beyond clinical care...
  14. pmc Stress reduces conception probabilities across the fertile window: evidence in support of relaxation
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Fertil Steril 95:2184-9. 2011
    ..To assess salivary stress biomarkers (cortisol and α-amylase) and female fecundity...
  15. pmc Periconception window: advising the pregnancy-planning couple
    Germaine M B Louis
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Fertil Steril 89:e119-21. 2008
    ..To discuss the importance of the periconceptional window with regard to being a critical window of exposure. To review the empirical data related to healthy periconceptional behaviors...
  16. doi request reprint Environmental factors and puberty timing: expert panel research needs
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 6100 Executive Blvd, Room 7B03, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Pediatrics 121:S192-207. 2008
    ..Coupled with comparative species studies, such research may provide insight regarding the causal ordering of events that underlie pubertal onset and progression and their role in the pathway of adult-onset disease...
  17. ncbi request reprint Intrauterine exposures and risk of endometriosis
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Department of Health and Human Services, Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Hum Reprod 22:3232-6. 2007
    ..Intrauterine environmental exposures have been adversely associated with male reproductive health in contrast to limited investigation of such exposures and female reproductive health...
  18. ncbi request reprint Environmental influences on female fecundity and fertility
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Semin Reprod Med 24:147-55. 2006
    ..Also reviewed are novel technologies for home-based biospecimen collection and testing that offer promise for field-based research aimed at addressing questions about environmental influences on female fecundity and fertility...
  19. ncbi request reprint Analysis of repeated pregnancy outcomes
    Germaine Buck Louis
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 6100 Executive Blvd, Room 7B03, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Stat Methods Med Res 15:103-26. 2006
    ..We illustrate the issues by analysing a sample from the Collaborative Perinatal Project dataset, demonstrating how the statistical model impacts summary statistics and inferences when assessing etiologic determinants of birth weight...