C G Parks

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Association of Epstein-Barr virus with systemic lupus erythematosus: effect modification by race, age, and cytotoxic T lymphocyte-associated antigen 4 genotype
    Christine G Parks
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:1148-59. 2005
  2. pmc Occupational exposure to crystalline silica and autoimmune disease
    C G Parks
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 107:793-802. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure to crystalline silica and risk of systemic lupus erythematosus: a population-based, case-control study in the southeastern United States
    Christine G Parks
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Durham, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 46:1840-50. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Assessing exposure to crystalline silica from farm work: a population-based study in the Southeastern United States
    Christine G Parks
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:385-92. 2003
  5. pmc Systemic lupus erythematosus and genetic variation in the interleukin 1 gene cluster: a population based study in the southeastern United States
    C G Parks
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, DHHS, Durham, NC, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:91-4. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms in tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha and TNF-beta in a population-based study of systemic lupus erythematosus: associations and interaction with the interleukin-1alpha-889 C/T polymorphism
    Christine G Parks
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Durham, NC, USA
    Hum Immunol 65:622-31. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint CTLA-4 gene polymorphisms and systemic lupus erythematosus in a population-based study of whites and African-Americans in the southeastern United States
    C G Parks
    Epidemiology Branch, A3 05, NIEHS, NIH, DHHS, PO Box 12233, Durham, North Carolina 27709 12233, USA
    Lupus 13:784-91. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Differences by race, sex and age in the clinical and immunologic features of recently diagnosed systemic lupus erythematosus patients in the southeastern United States
    G S Cooper
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Durham, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Lupus 11:161-7. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparing questionnaire-based methods to assess occupational silica exposure
    Christine G Parks
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Epidemiology 15:433-41. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Childhood agricultural and adult occupational exposures to organic dusts in a population-based case-control study of systemic lupus erythematosus
    C G Parks
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Lupus 17:711-9. 2008

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Association of Epstein-Barr virus with systemic lupus erythematosus: effect modification by race, age, and cytotoxic T lymphocyte-associated antigen 4 genotype
    Christine G Parks
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:1148-59. 2005
    ..This study examined the seroprevalence of EBV in a population-based study of SLE patients from the southeastern United States, and potential interactions with CTLA-4 polymorphisms were assessed...
  2. pmc Occupational exposure to crystalline silica and autoimmune disease
    C G Parks
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 107:793-802. 1999
    ..The specific manifestation of this effect may depend on underlying differences in genetic susceptibility or other environmental exposures...
  3. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure to crystalline silica and risk of systemic lupus erythematosus: a population-based, case-control study in the southeastern United States
    Christine G Parks
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Durham, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 46:1840-50. 2002
    ..We undertook this population-based study to examine the association between occupational silica exposure and SLE in the southeastern US...
  4. ncbi request reprint Assessing exposure to crystalline silica from farm work: a population-based study in the Southeastern United States
    Christine G Parks
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:385-92. 2003
    ..This study examines aspects of farm work that were used to estimate potential silica dust exposure in a population-based study conducted in the southeastern United States...
  5. pmc Systemic lupus erythematosus and genetic variation in the interleukin 1 gene cluster: a population based study in the southeastern United States
    C G Parks
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, DHHS, Durham, NC, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:91-4. 2004
    ..Interleukin (IL)1alpha and IL1beta, and their endogenous receptor antagonist (IL1Ra), have been related to the pathology of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), but the role of IL1 polymorphisms in the aetiology of SLE is unknown...
  6. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms in tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha and TNF-beta in a population-based study of systemic lupus erythematosus: associations and interaction with the interleukin-1alpha-889 C/T polymorphism
    Christine G Parks
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Durham, NC, USA
    Hum Immunol 65:622-31. 2004
    ..0, p < 0.00001) for the combined "HLA-DR3, TNF-alpha -308A, IL-1alpha -889C/C" genotype. These findings provide evidence of cytokine gene epistasis in SLE susceptibility...
  7. ncbi request reprint CTLA-4 gene polymorphisms and systemic lupus erythematosus in a population-based study of whites and African-Americans in the southeastern United States
    C G Parks
    Epidemiology Branch, A3 05, NIEHS, NIH, DHHS, PO Box 12233, Durham, North Carolina 27709 12233, USA
    Lupus 13:784-91. 2004
    ..These findings suggest allelic variation in this region of CTLA4 is not a major independent risk factor for SLE, but may contribute to risk of disease in younger African-Americans or in the presence of certain immunogenetic markers...
  8. ncbi request reprint Differences by race, sex and age in the clinical and immunologic features of recently diagnosed systemic lupus erythematosus patients in the southeastern United States
    G S Cooper
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Durham, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Lupus 11:161-7. 2002
    ..The prevalence of oral or nasal ulcers and anti-DNA autoantibodies declined with age. The extent to which the differences we observed reflect genetic or environmental influences on the disease process should be investigated...
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparing questionnaire-based methods to assess occupational silica exposure
    Christine G Parks
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Epidemiology 15:433-41. 2004
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  10. doi request reprint Childhood agricultural and adult occupational exposures to organic dusts in a population-based case-control study of systemic lupus erythematosus
    C G Parks
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Lupus 17:711-9. 2008
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  11. ncbi request reprint Occupational and environmental exposures as risk factors for systemic lupus erythematosus
    Glinda S Cooper
    Epidemiology Branch MDA3 05, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, PO Box 12233, Durham, NC 27709, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 6:367-74. 2004
    ..There are numerous avenues with respect to environmental factors in SLE that need additional research...
  12. pmc Telomere length, current perceived stress, and urinary stress hormones in women
    Christine G Parks
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, Research Triangle Park, NC 27599, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:551-60. 2009
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  13. ncbi request reprint Occupational risk factors for the development of systemic lupus erythematosus
    Glinda S Cooper
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Durham, North Carolina 27709, USA
    J Rheumatol 31:1928-33. 2004
    ..We examined the association between the risk of SLE and occupational exposures (mercury, solvents, and pesticides), specific jobs (ever worked in teaching, healthcare, and cosmetology), and working night or rotating shifts...
  14. doi request reprint Total serum IgE levels in systemic lupus erythematosus and associations with childhood onset allergies
    C G Parks
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Durham, NC 27599, USA
    Lupus 19:1614-22. 2010
    ..Future studies may want to explore potentially shared risk factors for development of allergy, atopy, and SLE...
  15. ncbi request reprint Occupational and environmental associations with antinuclear antibodies in a general population sample
    Glinda S Cooper
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Durham, North Carolina 27709, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 69:2063-9. 2006
    ..Larger studies addressing these exposures may provide insights into the mechanisms by which various environmental factors affect the development of autoantibodies and the progression to clinical disease...
  16. pmc Obesity and weight gain in adulthood and telomere length
    Sangmi Kim
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, P O Box 12233, MD A3 05, 111 T W Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:816-20. 2009
    ..33; 95% confidence interval, 1.30-1.36). These findings support the hypothesis that obesity may accelerate aging, and highlight the importance of maintaining a desirable weight in adulthood...
  17. pmc Employment and work schedule are related to telomere length in women
    C G Parks
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Insititues of Health, Research Triangle Park, NC 27599, USA
    Occup Environ Med 68:582-9. 2011
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  18. pmc Multivitamin use and telomere length in women
    Qun Xu
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1857-63. 2009
    ..Telomere length may be a marker of biological aging. Multivitamin supplements represent a major source of micronutrients, which may affect telomere length by modulating oxidative stress and chronic inflammation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Association of silica exposure with anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibody small-vessel vasculitis: a population-based, case-control study
    Susan L Hogan
    UNC Kidney Center and Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7155, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2:290-9. 2007
    ..Exposure to silica from specific farming tasks related to harvesting may be of particular importance in the southeastern United States. Interval of time since last exposure did not influence development of ANCA-SVV...
  20. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposures and risk of systemic lupus erythematosus
    Christine G Parks
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Autoimmunity 38:497-506. 2005
    ..g. high-titer autoantibodies) in occupational cohorts with well-characterized exposure histories may reveal occupational risk factors for autoimmunity, and may also provide baseline data for studies of determinants of progression to SLE...
  21. ncbi request reprint Variation in the WBC differential count and other factors associated with reporting of herpes labialis: a population-based study of adults
    Christine G Parks
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch and Toxicology and Molecular Biology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 51:336-43. 2007
    ..Prospective studies may help to show whether such differences indicate susceptibility to loss of latency or represent a consequence of reactivated infection...
  22. ncbi request reprint Analytical performance of the AtheNA MultiLyte ANA II assay in sera from lupus patients with multiple positive ANAs
    Raymond E Biagini
    Biomonitoring and Health Assessment Branch, Division of Applied Research and Technology, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, OH, 45226, USA
    Anal Bioanal Chem 388:613-8. 2007
    ..It also appears that the AtheNA assay identifies positive ANA specificities which are missed by ID techniques, suggesting that it may have greater analytical sensitivity for some ANAs...
  23. pmc Work, obesity, and occupational safety and health
    Paul A Schulte
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:428-36. 2007
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