JEAN DIANE BRENDER

Summary

Affiliation: Texas A and M Health Science Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Prenatal nitrate intake from drinking water and selected birth defects in offspring of participants in the national birth defects prevention study
    Jean D Brender
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:1083-9. 2013
  2. pmc Maternal dietary intake of nitrates, nitrites and nitrosamines and selected birth defects in offspring: a case-control study
    John C Huber
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The Texas A and M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, MS 1266 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    Nutr J 12:34. 2013
  3. pmc Nitrosatable drug exposure during the first trimester of pregnancy and selected congenital malformations
    Jean D Brender
    Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, College Station, Texas 77843 1266, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 94:701-13. 2012
  4. pmc Development of estimates of dietary nitrates, nitrites, and nitrosamines for use with the Short Willet Food Frequency Questionnaire
    John S Griesenbeck
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, TX, USA
    Nutr J 8:16. 2009
  5. pmc Maternal characteristics associated with the dietary intake of nitrates, nitrites, and nitrosamines in women of child-bearing age: a cross-sectional study
    John S Griesenbeck
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, TX, 77843 1266, USA
    Environ Health 9:10. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Are maternal occupation and residential proximity to industrial sources of pollution related?
    Jean D Brender
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Texas A and M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, 201 SRPH Administration Building, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:834-9. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Maternal pesticide exposure and neural tube defects in Mexican Americans
    Jean D Brender
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:16-22. 2010
  8. pmc Prevalence and patterns of nitrosatable drug use among U.S. women during early pregnancy
    Jean D Brender
    Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, College Station, Texas
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 91:258-64. 2011
  9. pmc Residential proximity to environmental hazards and adverse health outcomes
    Jean D Brender
    Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, College Station, Texas 77843 1266, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:S37-52. 2011
  10. pmc Nitrosatable drug exposure during early pregnancy and neural tube defects in offspring: National Birth Defects Prevention Study
    Jean D Brender
    School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:1286-95. 2011

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. pmc Prenatal nitrate intake from drinking water and selected birth defects in offspring of participants in the national birth defects prevention study
    Jean D Brender
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:1083-9. 2013
    ..Previous studies of prenatal exposure to drinking-water nitrate and birth defects in offspring have not accounted for water consumption patterns or potential interaction with nitrosatable drugs...
  2. pmc Maternal dietary intake of nitrates, nitrites and nitrosamines and selected birth defects in offspring: a case-control study
    John C Huber
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The Texas A and M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, MS 1266 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    Nutr J 12:34. 2013
    ..We examined the relationship between maternal dietary intake of nitrates, nitrites (including plant and animal sources as separate groups), and nitrosamines and several types of birth defects in offspring...
  3. pmc Nitrosatable drug exposure during the first trimester of pregnancy and selected congenital malformations
    Jean D Brender
    Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, College Station, Texas 77843 1266, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 94:701-13. 2012
    ..With data from the National Birth Defects Prevention Study, the relation between prenatal exposure to nitrosatable drugs and limb deficiencies, oral cleft, and heart malformations in offspring was examined...
  4. pmc Development of estimates of dietary nitrates, nitrites, and nitrosamines for use with the Short Willet Food Frequency Questionnaire
    John S Griesenbeck
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, TX, USA
    Nutr J 8:16. 2009
    ..Although an extensive body of literature exists on estimates of these compounds in foods, the extant data varies in quality, quantified estimates, and relevance...
  5. pmc Maternal characteristics associated with the dietary intake of nitrates, nitrites, and nitrosamines in women of child-bearing age: a cross-sectional study
    John S Griesenbeck
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, TX, 77843 1266, USA
    Environ Health 9:10. 2010
    ..Very little information is available on intake of nitrates, nitrites, and nitrosamines and factors related to increased consumption of these compounds...
  6. doi request reprint Are maternal occupation and residential proximity to industrial sources of pollution related?
    Jean D Brender
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Texas A and M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, 201 SRPH Administration Building, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:834-9. 2008
    ..We examined the relation between maternal occupation and residential proximity to industrial sources of pollution in two case-control study populations of birth defects...
  7. doi request reprint Maternal pesticide exposure and neural tube defects in Mexican Americans
    Jean D Brender
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:16-22. 2010
    ..The relation between maternal pesticide exposures and neural tube defects (NTDs) in offspring was evaluated in 184 Mexican American case-women and 225 comparison women...
  8. pmc Prevalence and patterns of nitrosatable drug use among U.S. women during early pregnancy
    Jean D Brender
    Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, College Station, Texas
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 91:258-64. 2011
    ..This study describes the prevalence and patterns of nitrosatable drug use among U.S. women during early pregnancy and examines maternal factors associated with such use...
  9. pmc Residential proximity to environmental hazards and adverse health outcomes
    Jean D Brender
    Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, College Station, Texas 77843 1266, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:S37-52. 2011
    ..Government agencies should consider these findings in establishing rules and permitting and enforcement procedures to reduce pollution from environmentally burdensome facilities and land uses...
  10. pmc Nitrosatable drug exposure during early pregnancy and neural tube defects in offspring: National Birth Defects Prevention Study
    Jean D Brender
    School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:1286-95. 2011
    ..Prenatal exposure to nitrosatable drugs may increase the risk of neural tube defects, especially in conjunction with a mother's higher dietary intake of nitrites, but vitamin C might modulate this association...
  11. ncbi request reprint Parental occupation, Hispanic ethnicity, and risk of selected congenital malformations in offspring
    Jean D Brender
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, College Station, Texas 77843 1266, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:218-24. 2008
    ..Because few studies have examined the effect of Hispanic ethnicity on occupational associations, we examined whether risk associated with certain occupations was heightened in Hispanics compared with non-Hispanic Whites...
  12. pmc Validity of parental work information on the birth certificate
    Jean D Brender
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Texas A and M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, 201 SRPH Administration Building, College Station, Texas, 77843 1266, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:95. 2008
    ..Because such information might be useful in the surveillance of job-related risk areas, we assessed the quality of parental work information on the U.S. birth certificate...
  13. ncbi request reprint Residential proximity to waste sites and industrial facilities and chromosomal anomalies in offspring
    Jean D Brender
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Texas A and M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 211:50-8. 2008
    ..8, 95% CI 1.2-42.8). Study findings suggest some relation between residential proximity to industries with emissions of solvents or heavy metals and chromosomal anomalies in births to older mothers...
  14. ncbi request reprint Linking environmental hazards and birth defects data
    Jean D Brender
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Texas A and M School of Rural Public Health, College Station, Texas 77843 1266, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 12:126-33. 2006
    ..In linking environmental and health outcome databases, researchers should be aware of factors that may confound associations between exposure and outcomes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Maternal residential proximity to waste sites and industrial facilities and oral clefts in offspring
    Jean D Brender
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Dr Brender, Texas A and M School of Rural Public Health, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:565-72. 2006
    ..This study examined the association between oral clefts and maternal residential proximity to waste sites or industries...
  16. ncbi request reprint Maternal exposure to arsenic, cadmium, lead, and mercury and neural tube defects in offspring
    Jean D Brender
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Texas A and M School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, Bryan, TX 77802, USA
    Environ Res 101:132-9. 2006
    ..However, the elevated urinary mercury levels found in this population and exposures to the combustion of treated wood may warrant further investigation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Health risks of residential exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
    Jean D Brender
    Texas Department of Health, Austin, Texas, USA
    Arch Environ Health 58:111-8. 2003
    ..02). With adjustment for environmental worry, reports of chronic bronchitis and difficulties becoming pregnant did not differ significantly between target and comparison residents (p > 0.05)...
  18. doi request reprint Dietary methionine intake and neural tube defects in Mexican-American women
    Anna Graham
    Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, College Station, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 88:451-7. 2010
    ..The role of dietary intake of methionine in NTD risk has not been specifically studied among Mexican Americans, a population with one of the highest prevalences of NTDs in the United States...
  19. ncbi request reprint Dietary nitrites and nitrates, nitrosatable drugs, and neural tube defects
    Jean D Brender
    Department of Health Services Research, Texas State University at San Marcos, San Marcos, Texas 78666, USA
    Epidemiology 15:330-6. 2004
    ..Data are lacking on whether dietary intake of nitrates and nitrites modifies the association between maternal nitrosatable drug exposure and neural tube defects (NTDs) in offspring...
  20. ncbi request reprint Maternal exposures to hazardous waste sites and industrial facilities and risk of neural tube defects in offspring
    Lucina Suarez
    Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Unit, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, TX 78756, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:772-7. 2007
    ..We examined the relationship between maternal proximity to hazardous waste sites and industrial facilities and neural tube defect (NTD) risk...
  21. ncbi request reprint GIS-EpiLink: a spatial search tool for linking environmental and health data
    F Benjamin Zhan
    Texas Center for Geographic Information Science, Department of Geography, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas 78666, USA
    J Med Syst 30:405-12. 2006
    ..The tool was used in a research project and it successfully provided the necessary data for epidemiological analyses. This tool should be very useful to epidemiologists in environmental health research...
  22. ncbi request reprint Neural tube defects, micronutrient deficiencies, and Helicobacter pylori: a new hypothesis
    Marilyn Felkner
    Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, Texas 78756, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 79:617-21. 2007
    ..Helicobacter pylori could cause nutrient loss to the fetus. Folate, B12, and ferritin are depleted in H. pylori infection; these same deficiencies are related to NTD risk...
  23. ncbi request reprint Maternal exposures to cigarette smoke, alcohol, and street drugs and neural tube defect occurrence in offspring
    Lucina Suarez
    Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Unit T 711, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, TX 78756, USA
    Matern Child Health J 12:394-401. 2008
    ..We investigated whether maternal cigarette smoking, secondhand smoke exposure, and alcohol or street drug use contributed to neural tube defect (NTD) occurrence in offspring...
  24. ncbi request reprint Match rate and positional accuracy of two geocoding methods for epidemiologic research
    F Benjamin Zhan
    Department of Geography, Texas Center for Geographic Information Science, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX 78666, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:842-9. 2006
    ..This study compares the match rate and positional accuracy of two geocoding methods: the popular geocoding tool in ArcGIS 9.1 and the Centrus GeoCoder for ArcGIS...

Research Grants5

  1. Nitrates, Nitrites, and Nitrosatable Drugs and Risk of Selected Birth Defects
    Jean Brender; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The study is also designed to examine whether higher intakes of vitamin C or E decrease these potential risks. ..
  2. Nitrates, Nitrites, and Nitrosatable Drugs and Risk of Selected Birth Defects
    Jean Brender; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The study is also designed to examine whether higher intakes of vitamin C or E decrease these potential risks. ..
  3. Nitrates, Nitrites, and Nitrosatable Drugs and Risk of Selected Birth Defects
    JEAN DIANE BRENDER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The study is also designed to examine whether higher intakes of vitamin C or E decrease these potential risks. ..
  4. Nitrates, Nitrites, and Nitrosatable Drugs and Risk of Selected Birth Defects
    Jean Brender; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The study is also designed to examine whether higher intakes of vitamin C or E decrease these potential risks. ..