Lawrence M Schell

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Affiliation: University at Albany
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Analysis of PCB congeners related to cognitive functioning in adolescents
    Joan Newman
    University at Albany, Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, Education 236, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222, United States
    Neurotoxicology 30:686-96. 2009
  2. pmc Relationships of polychlorinated biphenyls and dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (p,p'-DDE) with testosterone levels in adolescent males
    Lawrence M Schell
    Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities, and
    Environ Health Perspect 122:304-9. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Transitioning from traditional: pollution, diet and the development of children
    Lawrence M Schell
    University at Albany, State University of New York, Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities, Department of Anthropology, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Coll Antropol 36:1129-34. 2012
  4. pmc Growth as a mirror: is endocrine disruption challenging Tanner's concept?
    Lawrence M Schell
    Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities, University at Albany, A and S 237, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Ann Hum Biol 39:361-71. 2012
  5. pmc Overweight and obesity among North American Indian infants, children, and youth
    Lawrence M Schell
    Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities, University at Albany, New York, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 24:302-13. 2012
  6. pmc What's NOT to eat--food adulteration in the context of human biology
    Lawrence M Schell
    Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities, University at Albany, A and S 237, Albany, New York 12222, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 24:139-48. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Pollution and human biology
    Lawrence M Schell
    Department of Anthropology, University at Albany, SUNY, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Ann Hum Biol 37:347-66. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Environmental influences on human growth and development: historical review and case study of contemporary influences
    Lawrence M Schell
    Department of Anthropology, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Ann Hum Biol 36:459-77. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint PCBs and cognitive functioning of Mohawk adolescents
    Joan Newman
    Educational Psychology and Methodology, EDU 236, University at Albany, SUNY, 1400 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12222, United States
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 28:439-45. 2006
  10. pmc Relationships of putative endocrine disruptors to human sexual maturation and thyroid activity in youth
    Lawrence M Schell
    University at Albany, Department of Anthropology, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Physiol Behav 99:246-53. 2010

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Publications26

  1. pmc Analysis of PCB congeners related to cognitive functioning in adolescents
    Joan Newman
    University at Albany, Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, Education 236, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222, United States
    Neurotoxicology 30:686-96. 2009
    ..Comparison of our findings with those of other human studies was limited by the relative lack of specificity of both PCB measures and cognitive outcome measures in much previous work...
  2. pmc Relationships of polychlorinated biphenyls and dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (p,p'-DDE) with testosterone levels in adolescent males
    Lawrence M Schell
    Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities, and
    Environ Health Perspect 122:304-9. 2014
    ..Concern persists over endocrine-disrupting effects of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) on human growth and sexual maturation. Potential effects of toxicant exposures on testosterone levels during puberty are not well characterized...
  3. ncbi request reprint Transitioning from traditional: pollution, diet and the development of children
    Lawrence M Schell
    University at Albany, State University of New York, Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities, Department of Anthropology, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Coll Antropol 36:1129-34. 2012
    ..The choice between eating uncontaminated food from stores or maintaining traditional ways including a traditional diet, is a stressful one adding to the overwhelming stress of acculturation...
  4. pmc Growth as a mirror: is endocrine disruption challenging Tanner's concept?
    Lawrence M Schell
    Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities, University at Albany, A and S 237, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Ann Hum Biol 39:361-71. 2012
    ..Later investigators in anthropology and other fields clarified the connections between poor nutrition, disease, psychosocial stress and poor growth...
  5. pmc Overweight and obesity among North American Indian infants, children, and youth
    Lawrence M Schell
    Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities, University at Albany, New York, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 24:302-13. 2012
    ..Interventions that are culturally appropriate are needed to reduce weights at all points in the lifespan...
  6. pmc What's NOT to eat--food adulteration in the context of human biology
    Lawrence M Schell
    Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities, University at Albany, A and S 237, Albany, New York 12222, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 24:139-48. 2012
    ..Human biologists considering nutrition, disease, growth, reproduction, aging, to name a few areas, may consider the non-nutritional components of food as many have the ability to alter physiological functioning...
  7. doi request reprint Pollution and human biology
    Lawrence M Schell
    Department of Anthropology, University at Albany, SUNY, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Ann Hum Biol 37:347-66. 2010
    ..Nevertheless, to achieve the comprehensive and holistic approach characteristic of human biological research, investigators should include measures of pollutant exposure in their multicausal models...
  8. doi request reprint Environmental influences on human growth and development: historical review and case study of contemporary influences
    Lawrence M Schell
    Department of Anthropology, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Ann Hum Biol 36:459-77. 2009
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  9. ncbi request reprint PCBs and cognitive functioning of Mohawk adolescents
    Joan Newman
    Educational Psychology and Methodology, EDU 236, University at Albany, SUNY, 1400 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12222, United States
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 28:439-45. 2006
    ..There was also a negative relationship with a measure of comprehension and knowledge. Significant relationships were not large, but provide evidence of subtle negative effects of PCB exposure...
  10. pmc Relationships of putative endocrine disruptors to human sexual maturation and thyroid activity in youth
    Lawrence M Schell
    University at Albany, Department of Anthropology, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Physiol Behav 99:246-53. 2010
    ..Further investigations are warranted to determine effect thresholds and mechanisms...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Relationship of lead, mercury, mirex, dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene, hexachlorobenzene, and polychlorinated biphenyls to timing of menarche among Akwesasne Mohawk girls
    Melinda Denham
    University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York 12222, USA
    Pediatrics 115:e127-34. 2005
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  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of pollution on human growth and development: an introduction
    Lawrence M Schell
    University at Albany, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    J Physiol Anthropol 25:103-12. 2006
    ..These effects of pollutants and the mechanisms of effect require further study to understand and, it is hoped, to blunt or block any detrimental effects on human health and well-being...
  14. pmc Growth of infants' length, weight, head and arm circumferences in relation to low levels of blood lead measured serially
    Lawrence M Schell
    Department of Anthropology, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York 12222, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 21:180-7. 2009
    ..The results suggest that lead may affect some dimensions of infant growth at levels below 10 microg/dl, but effects of lead levels less than 3 microg/dl are not evident in this sample...
  15. pmc Persistent organic pollutants and anti-thyroid peroxidase levels in Akwesasne Mohawk young adults
    Lawrence M Schell
    Department of Anthropology, University at Albany, A and S 237, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Environ Res 109:86-92. 2009
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  16. pmc Levels of persistent organic pollutant and their predictors among young adults
    Mia V Gallo
    University at Albany, Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities, A and S 237, Albany, NY, United States
    Chemosphere 83:1374-82. 2011
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  17. ncbi request reprint Relationship between blood lead concentration and dietary intakes of infants from 3 to 12 months of age
    Lawrence M Schell
    Department of Epidemiology, University at Albany, State University of New York, 1400 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Environ Res 96:264-73. 2004
    ..Serum vitamin D and ferritin were not associated with lead levels, nor was vitamin supplement use. The results reported here emphasize the value of key minerals in the diet to reduce lead absorption during early infancy...
  18. pmc Health disparities and toxicant exposure of Akwesasne Mohawk young adults: a partnership approach to research
    Lawrence M Schell
    Department of Epidemiology, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1826-32. 2005
    ..Although challenges arose during the design and implementation of the research project, a collaborative approach has benefited the community and facilitated research...
  19. ncbi request reprint Advancing biocultural models by working with communities: a partnership approach
    Lawrence M Schell
    Department of Anthropology, University at Albany, Albany, New York 12222, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 19:511-24. 2007
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  20. ncbi request reprint Selected anthropometric measurements of Akwesasne Mohawk youth: skinfolds, circumferences, and breadths
    Mia V Gallo
    Department of Anthropology, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York 12222, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 19:525-36. 2007
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  21. ncbi request reprint Height, weight, and body mass index among Akwesasne Mohawk youth
    Mia V Gallo
    Department of Anthropology, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 17:269-79. 2005
    ..The potential for long-term health effects associated with being overweight has implications for the future health of young Native Americans...
  22. pmc Organochlorines, lead, and mercury in Akwesasne Mohawk youth
    Lawrence M Schell
    Department of Epidemiology, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York 12222, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:954-61. 2003
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  23. ncbi request reprint PCBs and ADHD in Mohawk adolescents
    Joan Newman
    Educational Psychology and Methodology, University at Albany, 1400 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12222, USA Electronic address
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 42:25-34. 2014
    ..The possibility of negative confounding by SES and breastfeeding history was examined but dismissed...
  24. pmc A study of the distribution of aluminium in human placental tissues based on alkaline solubilization with determination by electrothermal atomic absorption spectrometry
    Pamela C Kruger
    Laboratory of Inorganic and Nuclear Chemistry, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Metallomics 2:621-7. 2010
    ..3 μg g(-1). Al was detected in 95% of placenta bodies, and 81% of placenta membranes, but only in 46% of umbilical cords...
  25. ncbi request reprint Is there an elephant in the room? Addressing rival approaches to the interpretation of growth perturbations and small size
    Lawrence M Schell
    Department of Anthropology, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York 12222, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 19:606-14. 2007
    ..Alternatively, if specific areas of application can be distinguished, each approach might continue to be productive in its own domain...
  26. pmc Maternal blood lead concentration, diet during pregnancy, and anthropometry predict neonatal blood lead in a socioeconomically disadvantaged population
    Lawrence M Schell
    Department of Epidemiology, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:195-200. 2003
    ..Nevertheless, the influences of maternal anthropometric variables, iron, and vitamin D on neonatal lead levels are clear in our analyses...