Robert J Laumbach

Summary

Affiliation: Rutgers University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Bioaerosols and sick building syndrome: particles, inflammation, and allergy
    Robert J Laumbach
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 5:135-9. 2005
  2. pmc Sickness response symptoms among healthy volunteers after controlled exposures to diesel exhaust and psychological stress
    Robert J Laumbach
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:945-50. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Acute effects of motor vehicle traffic-related air pollution exposures on measures of oxidative stress in human airways
    Robert J Laumbach
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1203:107-12. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Acute changes in heart rate variability in subjects with diabetes following a highway traffic exposure
    Robert J Laumbach
    Division of Clinical Research and Occupational Medicine, Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:324-31. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Outdoor air pollutants and patient health
    Robert J Laumbach
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Am Fam Physician 81:175-80. 2010
  6. pmc Lack of association between estimated World Trade Center plume intensity and respiratory symptoms among New York City residents outside of Lower Manhattan
    Robert J Laumbach
    Environmental and Occupational Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 170 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:640-9. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Nasal effects of a mixture of volatile organic compounds and their ozone oxidation products
    Robert J Laumbach
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:1182-9. 2005
  8. pmc Pulmonary effects of inhaled diesel exhaust in aged mice
    Vasanthi R Sunil
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Rutgers University, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, 160 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 241:283-93. 2009
  9. pmc DEP induction of ROS in capillary-like endothelial tubes leads to VEGF-A expression
    Ming Wei Chao
    Pharmacology and Toxicology, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Toxicology 297:34-46. 2012
  10. pmc Respiratory health effects of air pollution: update on biomass smoke and traffic pollution
    Robert J Laumbach
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 129:3-11; quiz 12-3. 2012

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Bioaerosols and sick building syndrome: particles, inflammation, and allergy
    Robert J Laumbach
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 5:135-9. 2005
    ..This review of recent literature will attempt to put into context the roles of allergy and nonallergic mechanisms in sick building syndrome...
  2. pmc Sickness response symptoms among healthy volunteers after controlled exposures to diesel exhaust and psychological stress
    Robert J Laumbach
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:945-50. 2011
    ..Modification of symptomatic responses by stress may play a role in medically unexplained symptoms attributed to low-level chemical exposures...
  3. doi request reprint Acute effects of motor vehicle traffic-related air pollution exposures on measures of oxidative stress in human airways
    Robert J Laumbach
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1203:107-12. 2010
    ..Promising biomarkers include nitric oxide in exhaled breath, and nitrite/nitrate, malondialdehyde, and F2-isoprostanes in exhaled breath condensate...
  4. doi request reprint Acute changes in heart rate variability in subjects with diabetes following a highway traffic exposure
    Robert J Laumbach
    Division of Clinical Research and Occupational Medicine, Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:324-31. 2010
    ..To pilot a protocol to evaluate acute cardiovascular effects in in-vehicle exposure to traffic air pollutants in people with diabetes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Outdoor air pollutants and patient health
    Robert J Laumbach
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Am Fam Physician 81:175-80. 2010
    ..These actions include simple measures to limit exertion and time spent outdoors when air pollution levels are highest, and to reduce the infiltration of outdoor air pollutants into indoor spaces...
  6. pmc Lack of association between estimated World Trade Center plume intensity and respiratory symptoms among New York City residents outside of Lower Manhattan
    Robert J Laumbach
    Environmental and Occupational Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 170 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:640-9. 2009
    ..9% vs. 16.6%; odds ratio = 1.0, 95% confidence interval: 0.3, 2.8). These results suggest that the plume was not strongly associated with respiratory symptoms outside of Lower Manhattan, within the limitations of this retrospective study...
  7. ncbi request reprint Nasal effects of a mixture of volatile organic compounds and their ozone oxidation products
    Robert J Laumbach
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:1182-9. 2005
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  8. pmc Pulmonary effects of inhaled diesel exhaust in aged mice
    Vasanthi R Sunil
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Rutgers University, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, 160 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 241:283-93. 2009
    ..Taken together, these results suggest that altered generation of inflammatory mediators and MnSOD may contribute to increased susceptibility of older mice to inhaled DE...
  9. pmc DEP induction of ROS in capillary-like endothelial tubes leads to VEGF-A expression
    Ming Wei Chao
    Pharmacology and Toxicology, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Toxicology 297:34-46. 2012
    ..These data suggest that the DEPs may induce or contribute to the permeability of capillary-like endothelial tube cells via induction of HO-1 and VEGF-A...
  10. pmc Respiratory health effects of air pollution: update on biomass smoke and traffic pollution
    Robert J Laumbach
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 129:3-11; quiz 12-3. 2012
    ..Physicians can help to reduce the risk of adverse respiratory effects of exposure to biomass and traffic air pollutants by promoting awareness and supporting individual and community-level interventions...
  11. pmc Suppression of the NF-κB pathway by diesel exhaust particles impairs human antimycobacterial immunity
    Srijata Sarkar
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Public Health, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Immunol 188:2778-93. 2012
    ..tuberculosis infection, inducing a hyporesponsive cellular state. Therefore, DEP alters crucial components of antimycobacterial host immune responses, providing a possible mechanism by which air pollutants alter antimicrobial immunity...
  12. pmc Pulmonary effects of inhaled limonene ozone reaction products in elderly rats
    Vasanthi R Sunil
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 222:211-20. 2007
    ..LOP are pulmonary irritants inducing distinct inflammatory responses in younger and older animals. This may contribute to the differential sensitivity of these populations to pulmonary irritants...
  13. pmc Diesel exhaust particle exposure causes redistribution of endothelial tube VE-cadherin
    Ming Wei Chao
    Pharmacology and Toxicology, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Toxicology 279:73-84. 2011
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Research Grants2

  1. Mechanisms of Responses to Diesel Exhaust and Stress
    Robert Laumbach; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The experimental studies will contribute to elucidating mechanisms underlying CV effects of PM. ..