Felicia Wu

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Aflatoxin regulations in a network of global maize trade
    Felicia Wu
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e45151. 2012
  2. pmc Evaluating the technical feasibility of aflatoxin risk reduction strategies in Africa
    Felicia Wu
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
    Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess 27:658-76. 2010
  3. pmc Health economic impacts and cost-effectiveness of aflatoxin-reduction strategies in Africa: case studies in biocontrol and post-harvest interventions
    F Wu
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
    Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess 27:496-509. 2010
  4. pmc Childhood asthma and environmental interventions
    Felicia Wu
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:971-5. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Can mold contamination of homes be regulated? Lessons learned from radon and lead policies
    Felicia Wu
    Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Pittsburgh, Bridgeside Point, Room 560, 100 Technology Drive, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:4861-7. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Mycotoxins in ethanol co-products: modeling economic impacts on the livestock industry and management strategies
    Felicia Wu
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Pittsburgh, Bridgeside Point 560, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 56:3900-11. 2008
  7. pmc Problem formulation in the environmental risk assessment for genetically modified plants
    Jeffrey D Wolt
    Biosafety Institute for Genetically Modified Agricultural Products, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA
    Transgenic Res 19:425-36. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Mycotoxin reduction in Bt corn: potential economic, health, and regulatory impacts
    Felicia Wu
    Environmental, Occupational Health, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto St, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Transgenic Res 15:277-89. 2006
  9. pmc Global burden of aflatoxin-induced hepatocellular carcinoma: a risk assessment
    Yan Liu
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:818-24. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Aflatoxins and growth impairment: a review
    Pornsri Khlangwiset
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219, USA
    Crit Rev Toxicol 41:740-55. 2011

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Publications16

  1. pmc Aflatoxin regulations in a network of global maize trade
    Felicia Wu
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e45151. 2012
    ..These results suggest that, globally, separate maize trading communities emerge; and nations tend to trade with other nations that have very similar food safety standards...
  2. pmc Evaluating the technical feasibility of aflatoxin risk reduction strategies in Africa
    Felicia Wu
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
    Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess 27:658-76. 2010
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  3. pmc Health economic impacts and cost-effectiveness of aflatoxin-reduction strategies in Africa: case studies in biocontrol and post-harvest interventions
    F Wu
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
    Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess 27:496-509. 2010
    ..Aside from cost-effectiveness, public health interventions must be readily accepted by the public, and must have financial and infrastructural support to be feasible in the parts of the world where they are most needed...
  4. pmc Childhood asthma and environmental interventions
    Felicia Wu
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:971-5. 2007
    ..Certain mechanical interventions are effective both in reducing allergen loads in the home and in improving asthmatic children's respiratory health...
  5. ncbi request reprint Can mold contamination of homes be regulated? Lessons learned from radon and lead policies
    Felicia Wu
    Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Pittsburgh, Bridgeside Point, Room 560, 100 Technology Drive, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:4861-7. 2007
    ..We recommend policy approaches for controlling mold in homes that rely on home marketing incentives, building and housing codes, and maintenance and rehabilitation regulations, as well as public education initiatives...
  6. doi request reprint Mycotoxins in ethanol co-products: modeling economic impacts on the livestock industry and management strategies
    Felicia Wu
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Pittsburgh, Bridgeside Point 560, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 56:3900-11. 2008
    ..If mycotoxin surveillance is implemented by ethanol producers, losses are shifted among multiple stakeholders. Solutions to this problem include methods to reduce mycotoxin contamination in both pre- and postharvest maize...
  7. pmc Problem formulation in the environmental risk assessment for genetically modified plants
    Jeffrey D Wolt
    Biosafety Institute for Genetically Modified Agricultural Products, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA
    Transgenic Res 19:425-36. 2010
    ..This paper is the product of an international expert group convened by the International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) Research Foundation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Mycotoxin reduction in Bt corn: potential economic, health, and regulatory impacts
    Felicia Wu
    Environmental, Occupational Health, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto St, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Transgenic Res 15:277-89. 2006
    ..Finally, the paper examines the potential policy impacts of Bt corn's mycotoxin reduction, on nations that are making a decision on whether to allow commercialization of this genetically modified crop...
  9. pmc Global burden of aflatoxin-induced hepatocellular carcinoma: a risk assessment
    Yan Liu
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:818-24. 2010
    ..Aflatoxin, a contaminant produced by the fungi Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus in maize and nuts, is a known human liver carcinogen...
  10. doi request reprint Aflatoxins and growth impairment: a review
    Pornsri Khlangwiset
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219, USA
    Crit Rev Toxicol 41:740-55. 2011
    ..This review suggests that aflatoxin exposure and its association with growth impairment in children could contribute a significant public health burden in less developed countries...
  11. ncbi request reprint Mycotoxin risk assessment for the purpose of setting international regulatory standards
    Felicia Wu
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, A718 Crabtree Hall, 130 DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:4049-55. 2004
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  12. pmc Population attributable risk of aflatoxin-related liver cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Yan Liu
    University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
    Eur J Cancer 48:2125-36. 2012
    ..Over 4 billion people worldwide are exposed to dietary aflatoxins, which cause liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma, HCC) in humans. However, the population attributable risk (PAR) of aflatoxin-related HCC remains unclear...
  13. pmc Improving indoor environmental quality for public health: impediments and policy recommendations
    Felicia Wu
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:953-7. 2007
    ..In this article we describe health risks associated with indoor environments, illuminate barriers to overcoming these risks, and provide policy recommendations to achieve healthier indoor environments...
  14. pmc Comparison of the effects of the US Clean Air Act and of smoking prevention and cessation efforts on the risk of acute myelogenous leukemia
    Bernard D Goldstein
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:2357-61. 2011
    ..We used 2 approaches based on published information to compare the impacts on leukemia incidence and benzene exposure of the 1990 US Clean Air Act (CAA) amendments and smoking prevention and cessation efforts...
  15. ncbi request reprint Disparities in risk communication: a pilot study of asthmatic children, their parents, and home environments
    Thomas Biksey
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15219 3130, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 103:388-91. 2011
    ..African American parents noted stressful experiences with primary and secondary care, less recall of information sharing about asthma triggers, and a focus on symptom management vs trigger avoidance...
  16. ncbi request reprint Explaining public resistance to genetically modified corn: an analysis of the distribution of benefits and risks
    Felicia Wu
    Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Risk Anal 24:715-26. 2004
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