Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Rahbar M, Samms Vaughan M, Dickerson A, Loveland K, Ardjomand Hessabi M, Bressler J, et al
. Blood lead concentrations in Jamaican children with and without autism spectrum disorder. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2014;12:83-105 pubmed publisher
..55 Î¼g/dL vs. 2.72 Î¼g/dL, p = 0.64). Our results do not support an association between BLC and ASD in Jamaican children. We have identified significant confounders when assessing an association between ASD and BLC. ..
Rahbar M, Samms Vaughan M, Dickerson A, Hessabi M, Bressler J, Desai C, et al
. Concentration of lead, mercury, cadmium, aluminum, arsenic and manganese in umbilical cord blood of Jamaican newborns. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2015;12:4481-501 pubmed publisher
Bressler J, Franceschini N, Demerath E, Mosley T, Folsom A, Boerwinkle E. Sequence variation in telomerase reverse transcriptase (TERT) as a determinant of risk of cardiovascular disease: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. BMC Med Genet. 2015;16:52 pubmed publisher
Rahbar M, Samms Vaughan M, Pitcher M, Bressler J, Hessabi M, Loveland K, et al
. Role of Metabolic Genes in Blood Aluminum Concentrations of Jamaican Children with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2016;13: pubmed
..These findings require replication in other populations. ..
Jiang Y, Wauki K, Liu Q, Bressler J, Pan Y, Kashork C, et al
. Genomic analysis of the chromosome 15q11-q13 Prader-Willi syndrome region and characterization of transcripts for GOLGA8E and WHCD1L1 from the proximal breakpoint region. BMC Genomics. 2008;9:50 pubmed publisher
..In terms of copy number variation and gene organization, this is one of the most polymorphic regions of the human genome, and perhaps the single most polymorphic region of this type. ..
Bressler J, Fornage M, Hanis C, Kao W, Lewis C, McPherson R, et al
. The INSIG2 rs7566605 genetic variant does not play a major role in obesity in a sample of 24,722 individuals from four cohorts. BMC Med Genet. 2009;10:56 pubmed publisher
..74). These results suggest that the INSIG2 rs7566605 variant does not play a major role in determining obesity risk in a racially and ethnically diverse sample of 24,722 individuals from four cohorts. ..
Rahbar M, Samms Vaughan M, Ma J, Bressler J, Loveland K, Ardjomand Hessabi M, et al
. Role of metabolic genes in blood arsenic concentrations of Jamaican children with and without autism spectrum disorder. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2014;11:7874-95 pubmed publisher
..These findings suggest a possible role of GSTP1 in the detoxification of arsenic...
Rahbar M, Samms Vaughan M, Hessabi M, Dickerson A, Lee M, Bressler J, et al
. Concentrations of Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Organochlorine Pesticides in Umbilical Cord Blood Serum of Newborns in Kingston, Jamaica. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2016;13: pubmed
..Despite limitations in our dataset, our results provide information on the investigated toxins in cord blood serum that could serve as a reference for Jamaican newborns. ..