David O Carpenter

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Affiliation: University at Albany
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Association between residential proximity to fuel-fired power plants and hospitalization rate for respiratory diseases
    Xiaopeng Liu
    Laboratory for Earth Surface Processes, College of Urban and Environmental Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China
    Environ Health Perspect 120:807-10. 2012
  2. pmc Analysis of the effects of exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and chlorinated pesticides on serum lipid levels in residents of Anniston, Alabama
    Zafar Aminov
    Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany, 5 University Place, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Environ Health 12:108. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Exposure to chemicals and radiation during childhood and risk for cancer later in life
    David O Carpenter
    Institute for Health and Environment, University at Albany, Rensselaer, New York 12144 3429, USA
    J Adolesc Health 52:S21-9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Occupational exposure to arsenic and risk of nonmelanoma skin cancer in a multinational European study
    Simona Surdu
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University at Albany, State University of New York, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Int J Cancer 133:2182-91. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of melatonin on synaptic transmission and long-term potentiation in two areas of mouse hippocampus
    Mete Ozcan
    Institute for Health and Environment, University at Albany, 5 University Place, Rensselaer, NY 12144 3429, USA
    Brain Res 1111:90-4. 2006
  6. pmc High serum PCBs are associated with elevation of serum lipids and cardiovascular disease in a Native American population
    Alexey Goncharov
    Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany, 5 University Place, A217, Rensselaer, NY 12144 3429, USA
    Environ Res 106:226-39. 2008
  7. pmc Relationship of thyroid hormone levels to levels of polychlorinated biphenyls, lead, p,p'- DDE, and other toxicants in Akwesasne Mohawk youth
    Lawrence M Schell
    Department of Anthropology, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York 12222, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:806-13. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the roles of protein kinase C in long-term potentiation in rat hippocampal areas CA1 and CA3
    Rifat J Hussain
    Department of Environmental Health and Toxicology, School of Public Health, University at Albany, One University Place A217, Rensselaer, New York 12144 3456, USA
    Cell Mol Neurobiol 25:649-61. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Effects of cholesterol and docosahexaenoic acid on cell viability and (Ca(2+))(i) levels in acutely isolated mouse thymocytes
    Suleyman Sandal
    Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY, USA
    Cell Biochem Funct 27:155-61. 2009
  10. pmc Lower serum testosterone associated with elevated polychlorinated biphenyl concentrations in Native American men
    Alexey Goncharov
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University at Albany, 5 University Place, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1454-60. 2009

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  1. pmc Association between residential proximity to fuel-fired power plants and hospitalization rate for respiratory diseases
    Xiaopeng Liu
    Laboratory for Earth Surface Processes, College of Urban and Environmental Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China
    Environ Health Perspect 120:807-10. 2012
    ..Air pollution is known to cause respiratory disease. Unlike motor vehicle sources, fuel-fired power plants are stationary...
  2. pmc Analysis of the effects of exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and chlorinated pesticides on serum lipid levels in residents of Anniston, Alabama
    Zafar Aminov
    Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany, 5 University Place, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Environ Health 12:108. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Exposure to chemicals and radiation during childhood and risk for cancer later in life
    David O Carpenter
    Institute for Health and Environment, University at Albany, Rensselaer, New York 12144 3429, USA
    J Adolesc Health 52:S21-9. 2013
    ..Although genetic susceptibility is an important factor in how an individual responds to exposure to a carcinogen, heritable genetic factors alone account for only a minor portion of cancer rates...
  4. doi request reprint Occupational exposure to arsenic and risk of nonmelanoma skin cancer in a multinational European study
    Simona Surdu
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University at Albany, State University of New York, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Int J Cancer 133:2182-91. 2013
    ..22, 95% CI = 2.48-42.07). Workplace coexposure to arsenic and sunlight may thus pose an increased risk of NMSC. ..
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of melatonin on synaptic transmission and long-term potentiation in two areas of mouse hippocampus
    Mete Ozcan
    Institute for Health and Environment, University at Albany, 5 University Place, Rensselaer, NY 12144 3429, USA
    Brain Res 1111:90-4. 2006
    ..1 nor 1 mM melatonin altered the fEPSP, whereas both concentrations only slightly reduced LTP. These results demonstrate that melatonin significantly alters synaptic transmission and LTP in the CA1 but has only modest actions in CA3...
  6. pmc High serum PCBs are associated with elevation of serum lipids and cardiovascular disease in a Native American population
    Alexey Goncharov
    Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany, 5 University Place, A217, Rensselaer, NY 12144 3429, USA
    Environ Res 106:226-39. 2008
    ....
  7. pmc Relationship of thyroid hormone levels to levels of polychlorinated biphenyls, lead, p,p'- DDE, and other toxicants in Akwesasne Mohawk youth
    Lawrence M Schell
    Department of Anthropology, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York 12222, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:806-13. 2008
    ..Chronic exposure to multiple toxicants is common but difficult to analyze, and most prior studies have focused on adults or newborns, creating a gap in our understanding of multitoxicant effects among adolescents...
  8. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the roles of protein kinase C in long-term potentiation in rat hippocampal areas CA1 and CA3
    Rifat J Hussain
    Department of Environmental Health and Toxicology, School of Public Health, University at Albany, One University Place A217, Rensselaer, New York 12144 3456, USA
    Cell Mol Neurobiol 25:649-61. 2005
    ..5. Our studies indicate that different PKC isozymes are crucial to LTP induction in these two areas of hippocampus, and that there are development changes in the profile of isozymes...
  9. doi request reprint Effects of cholesterol and docosahexaenoic acid on cell viability and (Ca(2+))(i) levels in acutely isolated mouse thymocytes
    Suleyman Sandal
    Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY, USA
    Cell Biochem Funct 27:155-61. 2009
    ..These observations demonstrate that thymocyte viability is very sensitive to acute exposure to low concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids...
  10. pmc Lower serum testosterone associated with elevated polychlorinated biphenyl concentrations in Native American men
    Alexey Goncharov
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University at Albany, 5 University Place, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1454-60. 2009
    ..Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and chlorinated pesticides are endocrine disruptors, altering both thyroid and estrogen hormonal systems. Less is known of action on androgenic systems...
  11. ncbi request reprint Asthma and infectious respiratory disease in children--correlation to residence near hazardous waste sites
    Jing Ma
    Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Paediatr Respir Rev 8:292-8. 2007
    ..This evidence supports the hypothesis that living near a hazardous waste site increases risk of respiratory disease in children...
  12. doi request reprint Asthma and infectious respiratory disease in relation to residence near hazardous waste sites
    David O Carpenter
    Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany, Rensselaer, New York, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1140:201-8. 2008
    ..These observations are consistent with the hypothesis that simply living near a hazardous waste site increases risk of exposure to substances that contribute to respiratory disease...
  13. doi request reprint Blood pressure and hypertension in relation to levels of serum polychlorinated biphenyls in residents of Anniston, Alabama
    Alexey Goncharov
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University at Albany, Rensselaer, New York 12144, USA
    J Hypertens 28:2053-60. 2010
    ..To determine risk factors for elevated blood pressure and hypertension in residents of Anniston, Alabama who live near a plant that manufactured polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Use of bipolar parallel electrodes for well-controlled microstimulation in a mouse hippocampal brain slice
    Bogdan Neagu
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, East Campus, Room A 217, One University Place, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 144:153-63. 2005
    ..The charge needed to elicit physiological responses was in the range of 1-40 nC (the lower values for the PE) suggesting that use of PEs is most advantageous for well-controlled microstimulation studies in brain slices...
  15. ncbi request reprint Ortho-substituted but not coplanar PCBs rapidly kill cerebellar granule cells
    Yuansheng Tan
    University at Albany, School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health and Toxicology, University at Albany, Rensselaer, New York 12144, USA
    Toxicol Sci 79:147-56. 2004
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Mechanisms of cell death of thymocytes induced by polyunsaturated, monounsaturated and trans-fatty acids
    Mari Ahs
    Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    J Cell Biochem 112:3863-71. 2011
    ..Cell death is preceded by reductions of both plasma and mitochondrial membrane potential, and occurs via apoptosis. These results indicate that cell death is due to mechanisms other than changes in membrane fluidity...
  17. pmc Blood pressure in relation to concentrations of PCB congeners and chlorinated pesticides
    Alexey Goncharov
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University at Albany, Rensselaer, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:319-25. 2011
    ..Residents of Anniston, Alabama, live near a Monsanto plant that manufactured polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from 1929 to 1971 and are relatively heavily exposed...
  18. doi request reprint Role of calcium and ROS in cell death induced by polyunsaturated fatty acids in murine thymocytes
    Aparna Prasad
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University at Albany, Rensselaer, New York 12144, USA
    J Cell Physiol 225:829-36. 2010
    ..These results suggest that the six PUFAs we studied kill thymocytes by causing release of calcium from endoplasmic reticulum, which causes release of ROS from mitochondria which leads to cell death...
  19. doi request reprint Organochlorine and metal contaminants in traditional foods from St. Lawrence Island, Alaska
    Gretchen Welfinger-Smith
    Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany, Rensselaer, New York 12144, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 74:1195-214. 2011
    ..These results show that the source of the elevated concentrations of these contaminants in the Yupik population is primarily from consumption of marine mammal blubber and rendered oils...
  20. doi request reprint Contribution of NMDA receptor-mediated component to the EPSP in mouse Schaffer collateral synapses under single pulse stimulation protocol
    Bogdan Neagu
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Brain Res 1240:54-61. 2008
    ..25-0.26 mV/nC). Isolation of NMDA dependent components under physiological conditions when using a single pulse low stimulation protocol would allow more precise investigations of the NMDA dependent forms of synaptic plasticity...
  21. pmc Diabetes in relation to serum levels of polychlorinated biphenyls and chlorinated pesticides in adult Native Americans
    Neculai Codru
    Department of Epidemiology and Statistics, School of Public Health, University at Albany, Rensselaer, New York 12144 3429, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1442-7. 2007
    ..Recent research suggests that diabetes, a condition whose incidence is increasing, is associated with exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and chlorinated pesticides...
  22. pmc Hazardous waste sites and stroke in New York State
    Ivan Shcherbatykh
    Department of Environmental Health and Toxicology, School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, One University Place, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Environ Health 4:18. 2005
    ..We tested the hypothesis that exposure to contaminants from residence near hazardous waste sites in New York State influences the occurrence of stroke...
  23. ncbi request reprint Exposure to persistent organic pollutants and hypertensive disease
    Xiaoyu Huang
    Department of Biometry and Statistics, School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, One University Place, Rm 131, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Environ Res 102:101-6. 2006
    ..The results support the hypothesis that living near hazardous waste sites, particularly sites containing POPs, may constitute a risk of exposure and of developing hypertension...
  24. pmc Association between residential proximity to PERC dry cleaning establishments and kidney cancer in New York City
    Jing Ma
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University at Albany School of Public Health, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    J Environ Public Health 2009:183920. 2009
    ..To our knowledge, this study is the first to demonstrate an association between residential PERC exposure and cancer risk...
  25. pmc Increased rate of hospitalization for diabetes and residential proximity of hazardous waste sites
    Maria Kouznetsova
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University at Albany, Rensselaer, New York 12144 3429, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:75-9. 2007
    ..Epidemiologic studies suggest that there may be an association between environmental exposure to persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and diabetes...
  26. ncbi request reprint Benefits versus risks associated with consumption of fish and other seafood
    Sheila Bushkin-Bedient
    Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany, Rensselaer, New York, NY 12144 3429, USA
    Rev Environ Health 25:161-91. 2010
    ..Thus the question of benefits and risk from fish consumption is complex but very important...
  27. ncbi request reprint Ortho-substituted PCBs kill cells by altering membrane structure
    Yuansheng Tan
    Department of Environmental Health and Toxicology, School of Public Health, University at Albany, Rensselaer, New York 12144, USA
    Toxicol Sci 80:54-9. 2004
    ..In the two cell types we have studied, the disruption is sufficient to cause death of the cell within a brief time...
  28. pmc Hospitalization rates for coronary heart disease in relation to residence near areas contaminated with persistent organic pollutants and other pollutants
    Alexander V Sergeev
    Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany, Rensselaer, New York 12144 3456, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:756-61. 2005
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) exposure assessment by multivariate statistical analysis of serum congener profiles in an adult Native American population
    Anthony P DeCaprio
    Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY 12144, USA
    Environ Res 98:284-302. 2005
    ..The results confirm the utility of a multivariate exploratory analysis approach to congener-specific PCB data and provide additional insight into the exposure and individual factors that determine PCB body burden in this population...
  30. ncbi request reprint The effects of protein kinase C activity on synaptic transmission in two areas of rat hippocampus
    Rifat J Hussain
    Institute for Health and the Environment, School of Public Health, University at Albany, One University Place, B242, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Brain Res 990:28-37. 2003
    ..There are developmental changes in the pattern of PKC isozymes, and both pre- and post-synaptic actions are important...
  31. ncbi request reprint The role of metals in the etiology of Alzheimer's disease
    Ivan Shcherbatykh
    Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY 12144 3429, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 11:191-205. 2007
    ..This review summarizes studies which implicate a role for several metals in contributing to or causing AD...
  32. pmc Occupational exposure to ultraviolet radiation and risk of non-melanoma skin cancer in a multinational European study
    Simona Surdu
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University at Albany, State University of New York, Rensselaer, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e62359. 2013
    ..However, there is ongoing controversy regarding the relevance of occupational exposure to natural and artificial ultraviolet radiation (UV) radiation...
  33. doi request reprint Environmental causes of violence
    David O Carpenter
    Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Physiol Behav 99:260-8. 2010
    ..If this pattern is true for lead and other contaminants, the most effective way to fight crime may be to prevent exposure to these contaminants...
  34. ncbi request reprint Consumption advisories for salmon based on risk of cancer and noncancer health effects
    Xiaoyu Huang
    Department of Biometry and Statistics, School of Public Health, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Environ Res 101:263-74. 2006
    ..For both of these in the worst case, farmed salmon from northern Europe, the advice was not more than three meals per month...
  35. ncbi request reprint Polychlorinated biphenyls in serum of the Siberian Yupik people from St. Lawrence Island, Alaska
    David O Carpenter
    Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany, Rensselaer, New York 12144, USA
    Int J Circumpolar Health 64:322-35. 2005
    ..To determine serum levels of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in Siberian Yupik adults from St. Lawrence Island, Alaska, and to determine the relative contribution of atmospheric transport of PCBs and local contamination to body burdens...
  36. ncbi request reprint Electromagnetic fields and cancer: the cost of doing nothing
    David O Carpenter
    Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany, New York, NY 12144 3429, USA
    Rev Environ Health 25:75-80. 2010
    ..While there are many unanswered questions, the cost of doing nothing will result in an increasing number of people, many of them young, developing cancer...
  37. pmc Electrophysiologic and behavioral effects of perinatal and acute exposure of rats to lead and polychlorinated biphenyls
    David O Carpenter
    School of Public Health, University at Albany, One University Place B242, Rensselaer, NY 12144 3456, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:377-86. 2002
    ..These results demonstrate that lead and PCBs have similar effects on synaptic plasticity and behavior and suggest that the compounds may act through a common mechanism...
  38. ncbi request reprint Ortho-substituted PCBs kill thymocytes
    Yuansheng Tan
    University at Albany, School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health and Toxicology, Rensselaer, New York 12144, USA
    Toxicol Sci 76:328-37. 2003
    ..We hypothesize that PCB 52 incorporates into lipid bilayers and with its bulky, three-dimensional ortho-substituted congener structure disrupts membrane function to a greater degree than coplanar congeners...
  39. ncbi request reprint Cerebellar granule cell death induced by aluminum
    Jelena Tuneva
    Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany, SUNY, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Neurotox Res 9:297-304. 2006
    ..These observations suggest that the cell death is subsequent to intracellular accumulation of Al (III) and subsequent perturbation of cellular metabolism...
  40. pmc Childhood asthma and indoor allergens in Native Americans in New York
    Simona Surdu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, One University Place, Room 127, Rensselaer NY, 12144 3445, USA
    Environ Health 5:22. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the correlation between childhood asthma and potential risk factors, especially exposure to indoor allergens, in a Native American population...
  41. ncbi request reprint A new fast electrophysiological response measured extracellularly in a mouse hippocampal brain slice
    Bogdan Neagu
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, School of Public Health, One University Place, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Neurosci Lett 381:179-84. 2005
    ..An undistorted recording of the first 2 ms of the sweep gives useful information about the fast neuronal activity measured extracellularly, and cannot be regarded as a simple stimulus artifact...
  42. pmc Low birth weight and residential proximity to PCB-contaminated waste sites
    Akerke Baibergenova
    School of Public Health, University at Albany, Rensselaer, New York 12144 3456, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1352-7. 2003
    ..These observations support the hypothesis that living in a zip code near a PCB-contaminated site poses a risk of exposure and giving birth to an infant of low birth weight...
  43. ncbi request reprint Hippocampal long-term potentiation (LTP) is reduced by a coplanar PCB congener
    Mete Ozcan
    School of Public Health, University at Albany, One University Place, Rensselaer, NY 12144 3456, USA
    Neurotoxicology 25:981-8. 2004
    ..These observations provide evidence in support of the hypothesis that dioxin-like and non-dioxin-like PCB congeners are equally potent in causing the cognitive decrements seen in children exposed prenatally to PCBs...
  44. ncbi request reprint The mechanism of presynaptic long-term depression mediated by group I metabotropic glutamate receptors
    Yuansheng Tan
    Department of Environmental Health and Toxicology, School of Public Health, University at Albany, Rensselear, New York 12144, USA
    Cell Mol Neurobiol 23:187-203. 2003
    ..These are calcium spike width and amplitude, after-hyperpolarization (AHP), and spike frequency adaptation (SFA). 6. These results suggest that the DHPG-LTD results from modulation of the presynaptic calcium currents by group I mGluRs...
  45. ncbi request reprint Health effects of persistent organic pollutants: the challenge for the Pacific Basin and for the world
    David O Carpenter
    Institute for Health and the Environment, University of Albany, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Rev Environ Health 26:61-9. 2011
    ..Others are still manufactured and used. These are dangerous chemicals that have contaminated even areas remote from the industrialized world, such as the polar regions...
  46. ncbi request reprint Environmental contaminants as risk factors for developing diabetes
    David O Carpenter
    Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Rev Environ Health 23:59-74. 2008
    ..Because diabetes is a dangerous disease that is increasing in frequency throughout the world, further study of the possibility that exposure to POPs contributes to the etiology of diabetes is critical...
  47. pmc Cytotoxicity of environmentally relevant concentrations of aluminum in murine thymocytes and lymphocytes
    Jamal Kamalov
    School of Public Health, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    J Toxicol 2011:796719. 2011
    ..Injury only rarely proceeded to rapid cell death and was associated with cell swelling. These results suggest that aluminum has cytotoxic effects on cells of the immune system...
  48. doi request reprint The relationship between Adirondack lake pH and levels of mercury in yellow perch
    Donald Brown
    Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany, 5 University Place, Rensselaer, New York 12144, USA
    J Aquat Anim Health 22:280-90. 2010
    ..001), and the total mercury concentration increased with both length and weight of the fish. We conclude that the pH of the lake water is a major factor in determining the concentration of methylmercury in yellow perch...
  49. ncbi request reprint Children's environmental health in Central Asia and the Middle east
    David O Carpenter
    Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany SUNY, Rensselaer, New York 12144 3429, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 12:362-8. 2006
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Setting prudent public health policy for electromagnetic field exposures
    David O Carpenter
    Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Rev Environ Health 23:91-117. 2008
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint The importance of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement
    David O Carpenter
    Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany, Renssselaer, NY 12144, USA
    J Public Health Policy 28:216-20. 2007
  52. pmc Understanding the human health effects of chemical mixtures
    David O Carpenter
    School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health and Toxiciology, University at Albany, State University of New York, Rensselaer 12144, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:25-42. 2002
    ..We present results of selected cellular and animal studies in which simple mixtures have been investigated. Finally, we discuss some of the effects of mixtures at a molecular level...