Carrie V Breton

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc HDL anti-oxidant function associates with LDL level in young adults
    Carrie V Breton
    Department of Preventive Medicine, USC Keck School of Medicine, 2001 N Soto Street, Los Angeles, CA 90089, United States Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 232:165-70. 2014
  2. pmc Particulate matter, DNA methylation in nitric oxide synthase, and childhood respiratory disease
    Carrie V Breton
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1320-6. 2012
  3. pmc Childhood air pollutant exposure and carotid artery intima-media thickness in young adults
    Carrie V Breton
    Department of Preventive Medicine, USC Keck School of Medicine, 2001 N Soto Street, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    Circulation 126:1614-20. 2012
  4. pmc DNA methylation in the arginase-nitric oxide synthase pathway is associated with exhaled nitric oxide in children with asthma
    Carrie V Breton
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 184:191-7. 2011
  5. pmc Genetic variation in the glutathione synthesis pathway, air pollution, and children's lung function growth
    Carrie V Breton
    Department of Preventive Medicine, USC Keck School of Medicine, 1540 Alcazar Street, CHP 236, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:243-8. 2011
  6. pmc Carotid artery intima-media thickness in college students: race/ethnicity matters
    Carrie V Breton
    University of Southern California, Dept of Preventive Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, United States
    Atherosclerosis 217:441-6. 2011
  7. pmc GSTM1 and APE1 genotypes affect arsenic-induced oxidative stress: a repeated measures study
    Carrie V Breton
    Harvard School of Public Health, Dept of Environmental Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Environ Health 6:39. 2007
  8. pmc Heritability and role for the environment in DNA methylation in AXL receptor tyrosine kinase
    Carrie V Breton
    Departments of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Epigenetics 6:895-8. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility to arsenic-induced skin lesions from polymorphisms in base excision repair genes
    Carrie V Breton
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Carcinogenesis 28:1520-5. 2007
  10. pmc Genetic and epigenetic variations in inducible nitric oxide synthase promoter, particulate pollution, and exhaled nitric oxide levels in children
    Muhammad T Salam
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, Calif 90089, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 129:232-9.e1-7. 2012

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc HDL anti-oxidant function associates with LDL level in young adults
    Carrie V Breton
    Department of Preventive Medicine, USC Keck School of Medicine, 2001 N Soto Street, Los Angeles, CA 90089, United States Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 232:165-70. 2014
    ..The primary objective was to evaluate predictors of HDL anti-oxidant function in young adults...
  2. pmc Particulate matter, DNA methylation in nitric oxide synthase, and childhood respiratory disease
    Carrie V Breton
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1320-6. 2012
    ..Epigenetic regulation of nitric oxide synthase--the gene responsible for nitric oxide production--may be affected by air pollutants and contribute to the pathogenesis of asthma and wheeze...
  3. pmc Childhood air pollutant exposure and carotid artery intima-media thickness in young adults
    Carrie V Breton
    Department of Preventive Medicine, USC Keck School of Medicine, 2001 N Soto Street, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    Circulation 126:1614-20. 2012
    ..Exposure to ambient air pollutants increases risk for cardiovascular health outcomes in adults. The contribution of childhood air pollutant exposure to cardiovascular health has not been thoroughly evaluated...
  4. pmc DNA methylation in the arginase-nitric oxide synthase pathway is associated with exhaled nitric oxide in children with asthma
    Carrie V Breton
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 184:191-7. 2011
    ..Genetic variation in arginase (ARG) and nitric oxide synthase (NOS) has been associated with exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) levels in children. Little is known about whether epigenetic variation in these genes modulates FeNO...
  5. pmc Genetic variation in the glutathione synthesis pathway, air pollution, and children's lung function growth
    Carrie V Breton
    Department of Preventive Medicine, USC Keck School of Medicine, 1540 Alcazar Street, CHP 236, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:243-8. 2011
    ..Glutathione plays an important role in antioxidant and inflammatory processes in the lung. Alterations in glutathione metabolism are a central feature of several chronic lung diseases...
  6. pmc Carotid artery intima-media thickness in college students: race/ethnicity matters
    Carrie V Breton
    University of Southern California, Dept of Preventive Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, United States
    Atherosclerosis 217:441-6. 2011
    ..We aimed to characterize racial/ethnic differences CIMT and other cardiovascular risk factors in a healthy, young-adult population...
  7. pmc GSTM1 and APE1 genotypes affect arsenic-induced oxidative stress: a repeated measures study
    Carrie V Breton
    Harvard School of Public Health, Dept of Environmental Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Environ Health 6:39. 2007
    ..Chronic arsenic exposure is associated with an increased risk of skin, bladder and lung cancers. Generation of oxidative stress may contribute to arsenic carcinogenesis...
  8. pmc Heritability and role for the environment in DNA methylation in AXL receptor tyrosine kinase
    Carrie V Breton
    Departments of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Epigenetics 6:895-8. 2011
    ..These results present compelling evidence that environmental exposure to tobacco smoke during pregnancy may alter DNA methylation levels in subtle but potentially important ways, and that these changes are persistent years after birth...
  9. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility to arsenic-induced skin lesions from polymorphisms in base excision repair genes
    Carrie V Breton
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Carcinogenesis 28:1520-5. 2007
    ..Future research on arsenic-induced skin lesions should consider the impact of genetic variation to individual susceptibility to arsenic toxicity...
  10. pmc Genetic and epigenetic variations in inducible nitric oxide synthase promoter, particulate pollution, and exhaled nitric oxide levels in children
    Muhammad T Salam
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, Calif 90089, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 129:232-9.e1-7. 2012
    ..Short-term exposure to air pollution, haplotypes, and DNA methylation in the NOS2 promoter has been associated independently with iNOS expression, Feno levels, or both...
  11. ncbi request reprint Gender-specific protective effect of hemoglobin on arsenic-induced skin lesions
    Carrie V Breton
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Room 1420, Building I, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:902-7. 2006
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  12. pmc Variation in the GST mu locus and tobacco smoke exposure as determinants of childhood lung function
    Carrie V Breton
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, 90033 USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 179:601-7. 2009
    ..The glutathione S-transferases (GSTs) are important detoxification enzymes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Maternal arsenic exposure associated with low birth weight in Bangladesh
    Karen L Huyck
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:1097-104. 2007
    ..To characterize the effects of maternal arsenic exposure on birth weight...
  14. ncbi request reprint Association between total ingested arsenic and toenail arsenic concentrations
    Molly L Kile
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 42:1827-34. 2007
    ..26-0.38) explained the most variability in toenail arsenic concentrations (R(2)(a)=0.71). The effect estimates for food and drinking water are similar suggesting that both sources have a similar contribution to internal dose...
  15. pmc Dietary arsenic exposure in bangladesh
    Molly L Kile
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:889-93. 2007
    ..Millions of people in Bangladesh are at risk of chronic arsenic toxicity from drinking contaminated groundwater, but little is known about diet as an additional source of As exposure...
  16. pmc A pathway-based analysis of urinary arsenic metabolites and skin lesions
    Molly L Kile
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:778-86. 2011
    ..This novel analysis confirmed that persons who excrete a higher proportion of MMA have a greater risk of skin lesions after data are adequately controlled for urinary arsenic metabolites, current arsenic exposure, and other risk factors...
  17. pmc Prenatal tobacco smoke exposure affects global and gene-specific DNA methylation
    Carrie V Breton
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 180:462-7. 2009
    ..Prenatal exposure to tobacco smoke increases the risk for diseases later in the child's life that may be mediated through alterations in DNA methylation...
  18. pmc NOS1 methylation and carotid artery intima-media thickness in children
    Carrie V Breton
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Atherosclerosis Research Unit, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
    Circ Cardiovasc Genet 7:116-22. 2014
    ..Epigenetic regulation of NO synthase (NOS), the genes responsible for NO production, may affect cardiovascular disease, including the development of atherosclerosis in children...
  19. pmc Environmental epigenetics: prospects for studying epigenetic mediation of exposure-response relationships
    Victoria K Cortessis
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    Hum Genet 131:1565-89. 2012
    ..We discuss some of the challenges in studying epigenetic mediation of pathogenesis and describe some unique opportunities for exploring these phenomena...
  20. pmc Prenatal tobacco smoke exposure is associated with childhood DNA CpG methylation
    Carrie V Breton
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e99716. 2014
    ..Smoking while pregnant is associated with a myriad of negative health outcomes in the child. Some of the detrimental effects may be due to epigenetic modifications, although few studies have investigated this hypothesis in detail...