Asa Bradman

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Variability of organophosphorous pesticide metabolite levels in spot and 24-hr urine samples collected from young children during 1 week
    Asa Bradman
    Center for Environmental Research and Children s Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94704, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:118-24. 2013
  2. pmc Factors associated with serum polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) levels among school-age children in the CHAMACOS cohort
    Asa Bradman
    Center for Environmental Research and Children s Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 46:7373-81. 2012
  3. pmc Determinants of organophosphorus pesticide urinary metabolite levels in young children living in an agricultural community
    Asa Bradman
    Center for Environmental Research and Children s Health, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, 1995 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:1061-83. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Organophosphate pesticide levels in blood and urine of women and newborns living in an agricultural community
    Karen Huen
    Center for Environmental Research and Children s Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 1995 University Avenue Suite 265, Berkeley CA 94720, USA
    Environ Res 117:8-16. 2012
  5. pmc Effects of exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and organochlorine pesticides on thyroid function during pregnancy
    Jonathan Chevrier
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94704 7380, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:298-310. 2008
  6. pmc Organophosphate urinary metabolite levels during pregnancy and after delivery in women living in an agricultural community
    Asa Bradman
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7380, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1802-7. 2005
  7. pmc Association of organophosphate pesticide exposure and paraoxonase with birth outcome in Mexican-American women
    Kim G Harley
    Center for Environmental Research and Children s Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e23923. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Merging models and biomonitoring data to characterize sources and pathways of human exposure to organophosphorus pesticides in the Salinas Valley of California
    Thomas E McKone
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:3233-40. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Effects of age, sex, and persistent organic pollutants on DNA methylation in children
    Karen Huen
    Center for Children s Environmental Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California
    Environ Mol Mutagen 55:209-22. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Community-based intervention to reduce pesticide exposure to farmworkers and potential take-home exposure to their families
    Asa Bradman
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7380, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 19:79-89. 2009

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  1. pmc Variability of organophosphorous pesticide metabolite levels in spot and 24-hr urine samples collected from young children during 1 week
    Asa Bradman
    Center for Environmental Research and Children s Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94704, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:118-24. 2013
    ..However, variable exposure and short biological half-lives of OP pesticides could result in highly variable measurements, leading to exposure misclassification...
  2. pmc Factors associated with serum polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) levels among school-age children in the CHAMACOS cohort
    Asa Bradman
    Center for Environmental Research and Children s Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 46:7373-81. 2012
    ..S. population. Additional research is needed to assess the health impacts of these exposures...
  3. pmc Determinants of organophosphorus pesticide urinary metabolite levels in young children living in an agricultural community
    Asa Bradman
    Center for Environmental Research and Children s Health, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, 1995 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:1061-83. 2011
    ..The impact of these determinants varied by age and class of DAP metabolite...
  4. ncbi request reprint Organophosphate pesticide levels in blood and urine of women and newborns living in an agricultural community
    Karen Huen
    Center for Environmental Research and Children s Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 1995 University Avenue Suite 265, Berkeley CA 94720, USA
    Environ Res 117:8-16. 2012
    ..However, compared to their mothers, newborns have much lower quantities of the detoxifying PON1 enzyme suggesting that infants may be especially vulnerable to organophosphate pesticide exposures...
  5. pmc Effects of exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and organochlorine pesticides on thyroid function during pregnancy
    Jonathan Chevrier
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94704 7380, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:298-310. 2008
    ..These findings are of particular significance, since thyroid hormones of maternal origin may play an essential role in fetal neurodevelopment...
  6. pmc Organophosphate urinary metabolite levels during pregnancy and after delivery in women living in an agricultural community
    Asa Bradman
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7380, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1802-7. 2005
    ..S. reference levels was most pronounced after delivery. Higher DAP metabolite levels in the immediate postpartum period may have implications for estimating dose during pregnancy and for exposure during lactation...
  7. pmc Association of organophosphate pesticide exposure and paraoxonase with birth outcome in Mexican-American women
    Kim G Harley
    Center for Environmental Research and Children s Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e23923. 2011
    ..We explored whether paraoxonase (PON1), a key enzyme involved in detoxification of OPs, could be an effect modifier in this association...
  8. ncbi request reprint Merging models and biomonitoring data to characterize sources and pathways of human exposure to organophosphorus pesticides in the Salinas Valley of California
    Thomas E McKone
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:3233-40. 2007
    ..These results show that mass-balance models can estimate exposures for OP pesticides within the range measured by biological monitoring...
  9. doi request reprint Effects of age, sex, and persistent organic pollutants on DNA methylation in children
    Karen Huen
    Center for Children s Environmental Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California
    Environ Mol Mutagen 55:209-22. 2014
    ..Accounting for co-exposure to different types of chemicals and adjusting for blood cell types may increase sensitivity of epigenetic analyses for epidemiological studies...
  10. doi request reprint Community-based intervention to reduce pesticide exposure to farmworkers and potential take-home exposure to their families
    Asa Bradman
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7380, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 19:79-89. 2009
    ..Additionally, wearing gloves and removing work clothes before returning home could reduce transport of pesticides to worker homes. Behavioral interventions are needed to reduce consumption of strawberries in the field...
  11. pmc DDT exposure, work in agriculture, and time to pregnancy among farmworkers in California
    Kim G Harley
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Calif 94704 7380, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:1335-42. 2008
    ..This study examined whether exposure to pesticides, including dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), was associated with longer time to pregnancy (TTP)...
  12. pmc Pesticides in house dust from urban and farmworker households in California: an observational measurement study
    Lesliam Quirós-Alcalá
    Center for Environmental Research and Children s Health, School of Public Health, University of California, 1995 University Avenue Suite 265, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Environ Health 10:19. 2011
    ..e., chlorpyrifos and diazinon) have declined in homes in the agricultural community; and estimate resident children's pesticide exposures via inadvertent dust ingestion...
  13. pmc Organophosphate pesticide exposure and attention in young Mexican-American children: the CHAMACOS study
    Amy R Marks
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1768-74. 2010
    ..Exposure to organophosphate (OP) pesticides, well-known neurotoxicants, has been associated with neurobehavioral deficits in children...
  14. pmc Determinants of serum polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) levels among pregnant women in the CHAMACOS cohort
    Rosemary Castorina
    Center for Environmental Research and Children s Health CERCH, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 45:6553-60. 2011
    ..8% (95% CI = 2.0, 57.5) increase in women's serum PBDE levels. Findings suggest PBDE indoor contamination in California homes is contributing to human exposures in a population of recent immigrants...
  15. pmc Comparison of current-use pesticide and other toxicant urinary metabolite levels among pregnant women in the CHAMACOS cohort and NHANES
    Rosemary Castorina
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94704, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:856-63. 2010
    ..S. national reference data for 342 pregnant women sampled by the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1999-2002)...
  16. pmc Longitudinal changes in PON1 enzymatic activities in Mexican-American mothers and children with different genotypes and haplotypes
    Karen Huen
    Center for Children s Environmental Health, 50 University Hall, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 244:181-9. 2010
    ..In addition to known PON1 polymorphisms, unidentified environmental, genetic, or epigenetic factors may also influence variability of PON1 expression and therefore susceptibility to OPs and oxidative stress...
  17. ncbi request reprint Pesticides and their metabolites in the homes and urine of farmworker children living in the Salinas Valley, CA
    Asa Bradman
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7380, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:331-49. 2007
    ..The child activity timeline, a novel, low-literacy instrument based on pictures, was successfully used by our participants. Future uses of these data include the development of pesticide exposure models and risk assessment...
  18. doi request reprint Pesticides in dust from homes in an agricultural area
    Martha E Harnly
    Environmental Health Investigations Branch, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:8767-74. 2009
    ..0, a very low vapor pressure, or both. Health risk assessments for pesticides that have these properties may need to include evaluation of exposures to house dust...
  19. doi request reprint Pesticide toxicity and the developing brain
    Brenda Eskenazi
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol 102:228-36. 2008
    ..We also observed adverse associations of prenatal but not postnatal organophosphate pesticide exposure with mental development and pervasive developmental disorder at 24 months...
  20. pmc Organophosphate pesticide exposure and neurodevelopment in young Mexican-American children
    Brenda Eskenazi
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7380, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:792-8. 2007
    ..Organophosphate (OP) pesticides are widely used in agriculture and homes. Animal studies suggest that even moderate doses are neurodevelopmental toxicants, but there are few studies in humans...
  21. pmc PON1 and neurodevelopment in children from the CHAMACOS study exposed to organophosphate pesticides in utero
    Brenda Eskenazi
    Center for Environmental Research and Children s Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94602, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1775-81. 2010
    ....
  22. pmc Prenatal and postnatal bisphenol A exposure and body mass index in childhood in the CHAMACOS cohort
    Kim G Harley
    Center for Environmental Research and Children s Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94704, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:514-20, 520e1-6. 2013
    ..Bisphenol A (BPA), a widely used endocrine-disrupting chemical, has been associated with increased body weight and fat deposition in rodents...
  23. pmc Association of prenatal exposure to polybrominated diphenyl ethers and infant birth weight
    Kim G Harley
    Center for Environmental Research and Children s Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:885-92. 2011
    ..These findings were diminished slightly and were no longer statistically significant when maternal weight gain was included in the models. PBDE congeners were not associated with birth length, head circumference, or gestational duration...
  24. doi request reprint Concentrations and loadings of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in dust from low-income households in California
    Lesliam Quirós-Alcalá
    Center for Environmental Research and Children s Health CERCH, School of Public Health, University of California, 1995 University Avenue, Suite 265, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Environ Int 37:592-6. 2011
    ..0 to 599ng/kg/day, 2.0-1065ng/kg/day and 0.5-196ng/kg/day for BDE-47, BDE-99 and BDE-100, respectively. In order to mitigate these exposures, future research must address the factors that contribute to PBDE exposures in low-income homes...
  25. pmc Serum persistent organic pollutants and duration of lactation among Mexican-American women
    Rosana H Weldon
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    J Environ Public Health 2010:861757. 2010
    ..Research suggests that estrogenic endocrine-disrupting chemicals interfere with lactation...
  26. pmc A community-based participatory worksite intervention to reduce pesticide exposures to farmworkers and their families
    Alicia L Salvatore
    Berkeley Media Studies Group, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S578-81. 2009
    ..Some behaviors, such as hand washing before eating and many targeted after-work behaviors, did not improve, indicating a need for additional intervention...
  27. pmc Prenatal exposure to polybrominated diphenyl ether flame retardants and neonatal thyroid-stimulating hormone levels in the CHAMACOS study
    Jonathan Chevrier
    Center for Environmental Research and Children s Health, School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, 1995 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704 7392, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:1166-74. 2011
    ..Results were robust to sensitivity analysis. The authors found no conclusive evidence that prenatal exposure to PBDEs at levels similar to those of the general US population is related to neonatal TSH...
  28. pmc PBDE concentrations in women's serum and fecundability
    Kim G Harley
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:699-704. 2010
    ..Although PBDEs have been associated with reproductive and hormonal effects in animals, no human studies have examined their association with fertility...
  29. pmc In utero DDT and DDE exposure and obesity status of 7-year-old Mexican-American children in the CHAMACOS cohort
    Marcella Warner
    Center for Environmental Research and Children s Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720 7392, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:631-6. 2013
    ..In utero exposure to endocrine disrupting compounds including dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) and dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE) has been hypothesized to increase risk of obesity later in life...
  30. doi request reprint A pilot study of pesticides and PCBs in the breast milk of women residing in urban and agricultural communities of California
    Rosana Hernandez Weldon
    Center for Environmental Research and Children s Health, School of Public Health, University of California, 1995 University Ave, Suite 265, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    J Environ Monit 13:3136-44. 2011
    ..02 and 4.32 pg g(-1) milk for chlorpyrifos-methyl and propoxur, respectively. These results suggest that neonates and young children may be exposed to persistent and non-persistent pesticides and PCBs via breast milk...
  31. pmc A comparison of PBDE serum concentrations in Mexican and Mexican-American children living in California
    Brenda Eskenazi
    Center for Environmental Research and Children s Health, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1442-8. 2011
    ..Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE), which are used as flame retardants, have been found to be higher in residents of California than of other parts of the United States...
  32. ncbi request reprint Cholinesterase and paraoxonase (PON1) enzyme activities in Mexican-American mothers and children from an agricultural community
    Veronica Gonzalez
    Center for Environmental Research and Children s Health, 50 University Hall, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7360, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 22:641-8. 2012
    ..Our findings suggest that by age 9 years, PON1 activities approach adult levels, and host factors including sex and obesity may affect key enzymes involved in pesticide metabolism...
  33. pmc Association of in utero organophosphate pesticide exposure and fetal growth and length of gestation in an agricultural population
    Brenda Eskenazi
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, 94720 7380, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1116-24. 2004
    ..However, despite these observed associations, the rate of preterm delivery in this population (6.4%) was lower than in a U.S. reference population...
  34. ncbi request reprint In utero exposure to dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) and dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE) and neurodevelopment among young Mexican American children
    Brenda Eskenazi
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 2150 Shattuck Ave, Suite 600, Berkeley, California 94720 7380, USA
    Pediatrics 118:233-41. 2006
    ..We investigated the relationship between prenatal exposure to dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) and dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE) and neurodevelopment of Mexican farm-workers' children in California...
  35. pmc Occupational behaviors and farmworkers' pesticide exposure: findings from a study in Monterey County, California
    Alicia L Salvatore
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7380, USA
    Am J Ind Med 51:782-94. 2008
    ....
  36. pmc Prenatal exposure to organophosphate pesticides and IQ in 7-year-old children
    Maryse F Bouchard
    University of California Berkeley, Center for Environmental Research and Children s Health, School of Public Health, Berkeley, California 94704, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1189-95. 2011
    ..Organophosphate (OP) pesticides are neurotoxic at high doses. Few studies have examined whether chronic exposure at lower levels could adversely affect children's cognitive development...
  37. pmc Associations between prenatal exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and neonatal thyroid-stimulating hormone levels in a Mexican-American population, Salinas Valley, California
    Jonathan Chevrier
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94704 7380, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1490-6. 2007
    ..PCBs may in turn affect TH levels by inducing the microsomal enzyme uridinediphosphate glucuronosyltransferase (UDP-GT), which is involved in TH elimination...
  38. pmc Determinants of urinary bisphenol A concentrations in Mexican/Mexican--American pregnant women
    Lesliam Quirós-Alcalá
    Center for Environmental Research and Children s Health CERCH, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 1995 University Ave, Suite 265, Berkeley, CA 94704, United States
    Environ Int 59:152-60. 2013
    ..g., reducing soda and hamburger intake) and that factors associated with acculturation might increase BPA concentrations. ..
  39. ncbi request reprint Determinants of manganese in prenatal dentin of shed teeth from CHAMACOS children living in an agricultural community
    Robert B Gunier
    Center for Environmental Research and Children s Health CERCH, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94704, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 47:11249-57. 2013
    ..Our results suggest that Mn measured in prenatal dentin provides retrospective and time specific levels of fetal exposure resulting from environmental and occupational sources. ..
  40. pmc Residential proximity to methyl bromide use and birth outcomes in an agricultural population in California
    Alison Gemmill
    Department of Demography, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94704, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:737-43. 2013
    ..Little is known about the effects of methyl bromide exposure during pregnancy. Objective: We investigated the relationship between residential proximity to methyl bromide use and birth outcomes...
  41. pmc In utero and childhood polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) exposures and neurodevelopment in the CHAMACOS study
    Brenda Eskenazi
    Center for Environmental Research and Children s Health, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:257-62. 2013
    ..California children's exposures to polybrominated diphenyl ether flame retardants (PBDEs) are among the highest worldwide. PBDEs are known endocrine disruptors and neurotoxicants in animals...
  42. pmc Early environmental exposures and intracellular Th1/Th2 cytokine profiles in 24-month-old children living in an agricultural area
    Paurene Duramad
    Center for Children s Environmental Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7460, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1916-22. 2006
    ..Endotoxin and allergens stimulate maturation of the immune response in early childhood, but little is known about the effect of exposures to OPs or to the three combined...
  43. pmc Polybrominated diphenyl ether levels in the blood of pregnant women living in an agricultural community in California
    Asa Bradman
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7380, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:71-4. 2007
    ..Recent studies have raised concerns about polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) flame retardant exposures to pregnant women and women of child-bearing age in the United States. Few studies have measured PBDEs in immigrant populations...
  44. ncbi request reprint Soda consumption and overweight status of 2-year-old mexican-american children in california
    Marcella L Warner
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, 2150 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 600, Berkeley, CA 94720 7380, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1966-74. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the association between current soda consumption and overweight in 2-year-old Mexican-American children...
  45. pmc Cumulative organophosphate pesticide exposure and risk assessment among pregnant women living in an agricultural community: a case study from the CHAMACOS cohort
    Rosemary Castorina
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1640-8. 2003
    ..In future analyses, we will use pesticide-specific urinary metabolites, when available, to evaluate cumulative OP pesticide exposures...
  46. pmc Developmental changes in PON1 enzyme activity in young children and effects of PON1 polymorphisms
    Karen Huen
    Center for Children s Environmental Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1632-8. 2009
    ..Paraoxonase 1 (PON1) is an enzyme that detoxifies activated organophosphorus pesticides (OPs) and is also involved in oxidative stress pathways...
  47. doi request reprint Maternal prenatal and child organophosphate pesticide exposures and children's autonomic function
    Lesliam Quirós-Alcalá
    Center for Environmental Research and Children s Health CERCH, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Neurotoxicology 32:646-55. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that children with high OP levels would show parasympathetic activation and no sympathetic activation during rest and concomitant parasympathetic and sympathetic activation during challenging conditions...
  48. ncbi request reprint Association between in utero organophosphate pesticide exposure and abnormal reflexes in neonates
    Jessica G Young
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley, 2150 Shattuck Ave, Suite 600, Berkeley, CA 94720 7380, USA
    Neurotoxicology 26:199-209. 2005
    ..Whether neonatal reflex functioning is predictive of neuropsychological functioning as the child matures will continue to be evaluated in this birth cohort...
  49. pmc Maternal urinary bisphenol a during pregnancy and maternal and neonatal thyroid function in the CHAMACOS study
    Jonathan Chevrier
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94704 7392, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:138-44. 2013
    ..Although thyroid hormones play a determinant role in human growth and brain development, no studies have investigated relations between BPA exposure and thyroid function in pregnant women or neonates...
  50. ncbi request reprint Organophosphorous pesticide breakdown products in house dust and children's urine
    Lesliam Quirós-Alcalá
    Center for Environmental Research and Children s Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94704, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 22:559-68. 2012
    ....
  51. pmc Prenatal and early childhood bisphenol A concentrations and behavior in school-aged children
    Kim G Harley
    Center for Environmental Research and Children s Health CERCH, School of Public Health, University of California, 1995 University Ave, Suite 265, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA Electronic address
    Environ Res 126:43-50. 2013
    ..A few human studies also show prenatal and childhood BPA exposure to be associated with behavior problems in children...
  52. pmc Polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) flame retardants and thyroid hormone during pregnancy
    Jonathan Chevrier
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94704 7392, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1444-9. 2010
    ..Although thyroid hormone (TH) of maternal origin plays an essential role in normal fetal brain development, there is a paucity of human data regarding associations between exposure to PBDEs and maternal TH levels during pregnancy...
  53. ncbi request reprint Risk behaviors for pesticide exposure among pregnant women living in farmworker households in Salinas, California
    Lisa Goldman
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94709, USA
    Am J Ind Med 45:491-9. 2004
    ..We determined the frequency of risky behaviors among pregnant farmworkers and characterized those at greatest risk...
  54. pmc Measurement of pesticides and other toxicants in amniotic fluid as a potential biomarker of prenatal exposure: a validation study
    Asa Bradman
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7380, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1779-82. 2003
    ..Results of this pilot study suggest that amniotic fluid offers a unique opportunity to investigate fetal exposures and health risks...
  55. pmc Association of housing disrepair indicators with cockroach and rodent infestations in a cohort of pregnant Latina women and their children
    Asa Bradman
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7380, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1795-801. 2005
    ..Interventions to improve housing and promote children's health and safety in this population are needed...
  56. pmc Characterizing exposures to nonpersistent pesticides during pregnancy and early childhood in the National Children's Study: a review of monitoring and measurement methodologies
    Asa Bradman
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1092-9. 2005
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Phthalate exposure and risk assessment in california child care facilities
    Fraser W Gaspar
    School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 48:7593-601. 2014
    ..This is the largest study to measure phthalate exposure in U.S. ECE facilities and findings indicate wide phthalate contamination and potential risk to developing children. ..
  58. pmc Paraoxonase polymorphisms, haplotypes, and enzyme activity in Latino mothers and newborns
    Nina Holland
    Center for Children s Environmental Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:985-91. 2006
    ..Most of the newborn children and some pregnant women in this Latino cohort may have elevated susceptibility to organophosphate toxicity because of their PON1192 genotype and low PON1 plasma levels...