Affiliation: University of California
- Ischemic heart disease mortality and PM(3.5) in a cohort of autoworkersSadie Costello
Environmental Health Science, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Am J Ind Med 56:317-25. 2013..Increased risk of ischemic heart disease (IHD) has been associated with particulate matter (PM) from air pollution. Yet evidence of increased risk associated with higher workplace exposures is scant...
- Parkinson's disease and residential exposure to maneb and paraquat from agricultural applications in the central valley of CaliforniaSadie Costello
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, 94720 7360, USA
Am J Epidemiol 169:919-26. 2009..17, 95% CI: 1.15, 15.16) in 1974-1989. This study provides evidence that exposure to a combination of maneb and paraquat increases PD risk, particularly in younger subjects and/or when exposure occurs at younger ages...
- Familial associations of Alzheimer disease and essential tremor with Parkinson diseaseS Costello
University of California, Los Angeles, Schools of Public Health and Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Eur J Neurol 17:871-8. 2010....
- Parkinson's disease risk from ambient exposure to pesticidesAnthony Wang
Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Box 951772, 650 Charles E Young Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
Eur J Epidemiol 26:547-55. 2011..Our results suggest that pesticides affecting different mechanisms that contribute to dopaminergic neuron death may act together to increase the risk of PD considerably...
- Distinguishing the common components of oil- and water-based metalworking fluids for assessment of cancer incidence risk in autoworkersMelissa C Friesen
Environmental Health Sciences, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720 7360, USA
Am J Ind Med 54:450-60. 2011..We derived constituent-based metrics of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), water-based MWF, biocides, and nitrosamines to account for this overlap and examined their relations with cancer incidence...
- Paraoxonase 1, agricultural organophosphate exposure, and Parkinson diseaseAngelika D Manthripragada
Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Epidemiology 21:87-94. 2010..Susceptibility to pesticides may be modified by genetic variants of xenobiotic enzymes, such as paraoxonase, that play a role in metabolizing some organophosphates...
- Dopamine transporter genetic variants and pesticides in Parkinson's diseaseBeate R Ritz
Department of Epidemiology, Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, UCLA School of Public Health, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
Environ Health Perspect 117:964-9. 2009..Research suggests that independent and joint effects of genetic variability in the dopamine transporter (DAT) locus and pesticides may influence Parkinson's disease (PD) risk...
- Metalworking fluids and malignant melanoma in autoworkersSadie Costello
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Epidemiology 22:90-7. 2011..We examined the incidence of malignant melanoma in a study of autoworkers...
- Incident ischemic heart disease and recent occupational exposure to particulate matter in an aluminum cohortSadie Costello
Environmental Health Science, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 24:82-8. 2014..These results are consistent with the air pollution and cigarette smoke literature; recent exposure to PM(2.5) in the workplace appears to increase the risk of IHD incidence...
- Occupational Exposure to PM2.5 and Incidence of Ischemic Heart Disease: Longitudinal Targeted Minimum Loss-based EstimationDaniel M Brown
From the aDepartment of Biostatistics, bDepartment of Environmental Health Sciences, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA and cDepartment of Internal Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
Epidemiology 26:806-14. 2015..We adjusted for time varying confounding characteristic of the healthy worker survivor effect, using a recently introduced method for the estimation of causal target parameters...
- Quantitative exposure to metalworking fluids and bladder cancer incidence in a cohort of autoworkersMelissa C Friesen
Environmental Health Sciences Division, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7360, USA
Am J Epidemiol 169:1471-8. 2009..The quantitative relation with straight MWFs strengthens the evidence for mineral oils as a bladder carcinogen...
- Epidemiologic challenges for studies of occupational exposure to engineered nanoparticles; a commentaryEllen A Eisen
Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720 7360, USA
J Occup Environ Med 53:S57-61. 2011..Identify most likely health effects of occupational exposure to engineered nanoparticles (ENP). Recommend analytic approaches to address epidemiologic challenges...
- 0223 Marginal Structural Models in Occupational Epidemiology: An Application in the US Aluminium industryAndreas Neophytou
Environmental Health Sciences, UC Berkeley School of Public Health, Berkeley, CA, USA
Occup Environ Med 71:A30. 2014..To apply Marginal Structural Models (MSM) to address healthy workers survivor effect in a cohort study of active workers when time varying variables on health status and exposure are measured...
- Risk of cervical cancer among female autoworkers exposed to metalworking fluidsNicole Betenia
Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
Scand J Work Environ Health 38:78-83. 2012..We examined cervical cancer in relation to occupational exposure to metalworking fluids (MWF), which are complex mixtures containing several known carcinogens...
- Geographic model and biomarker-derived measures of pesticide exposure and Parkinson's diseaseBeate Ritz
UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
Ann N Y Acad Sci 1076:378-87. 2006..Our environmental GIS-PUR-based approach appears to provide a valid model for assessing residential exposures to agricultural pesticides...
- Occupational Diesel Exposure, Duration of Employment, and Lung Cancer: An Application of the Parametric G-FormulaAndreas M Neophytou
From the Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA
Epidemiology 27:21-8. 2016..If exposure also affects termination of employment, then the bias cannot be addressed using conventional methods. We examined these conditions as a prelude to a reanalysis of lung cancer mortality in the Diesel Exhaust in Miners Study...
- 0224 Direct exposure to metalworking fluid aerosols and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in a cohort of U.S. automotive industry workersStella Beckman
Environmental Health Science, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
Occup Environ Med 71:A30-1. 2014..The objective of this analysis is to examine the exposure-response relationship between direct exposure to MWF and COPD mortality in a large occupational cohort...
- Social disparities in heart disease risk and survivor bias among autoworkers: an examination based on survival models and g-estimationSadie Costello
School of Public Health, Environmental Health Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
Occup Environ Med 72:138-44. 2015..To examine gender and racial disparities in ischaemic heart disease (IHD) mortality related to metalworking fluid exposures and in the healthy worker survivor effect...
- 0124 PM2.5 and Heart Disease in a Cohort of Aluminium Workers: An Application of Longitudinal Targeted Maximum Likelihood-based Estimation (TMLE)Daniel Brown
UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
Occup Environ Med 71:A14. 2014..In previous analyses, higher cumulative exposure was found to be associated with lower mortality in this population...
- 0103 Racial and Gender Differences in the Risk of Ischaemic Heart Disease and the Healthy Worker Survivor Effect among AutoworkersSadie Costello
University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Occup Environ Med 71:A10-1. 2014..To examine gender and racial disparities in heart disease mortality related to metalworking fluid exposures and in the healthy worker survivor effect...
- 0347 Possible pro-carcinogenic effect of endotoxin on lung cancer in an extended follow-up of Shanghai women textile workersHarvey Checkoway
University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
Occup Environ Med 71:A42-3. 2014..To examine further the association between endotoxin and risk of lung cancer among Shanghai women textile workers in an extended follow-up of the cohort. The initial follow-up indicated an inverse exposure-response relation...