Glinda S Cooper

Summary

Affiliation: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Recent advances and opportunities in research on lupus: environmental influences and mechanisms of disease
    Glinda S Cooper
    National Center for Environmental Assessment, US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC 20460, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:695-702. 2008
  2. pmc Insights from epidemiology into dichloromethane and cancer risk
    Glinda S Cooper
    National Center for Environmental Assessment, Office of Research and Development, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC 20460, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:3380-98. 2011
  3. pmc Pentachlorophenol and cancer risk: focusing the lens on specific chlorophenols and contaminants
    Glinda S Cooper
    National Center for Environmental Assessment, US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC 20460, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1001-8. 2008
  4. pmc Occupational and environmental exposures and risk of systemic lupus erythematosus: silica, sunlight, solvents
    Glinda S Cooper
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, The George Washington University, School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington, DC, USA
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:2172-80. 2010
  5. doi request reprint The ghost of public health journalism: past, present, and future
    Glinda S Cooper
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington, DC, USA
    Epidemiology 21:263-6. 2010
  6. pmc Recent insights in the epidemiology of autoimmune diseases: improved prevalence estimates and understanding of clustering of diseases
    Glinda S Cooper
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    J Autoimmun 33:197-207. 2009
  7. pmc Evidence of autoimmune-related effects of trichloroethylene exposure from studies in mice and humans
    Glinda S Cooper
    National Center for Environmental Assessment, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC 20460, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:696-702. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and accuracy of self-reported history of 11 autoimmune diseases
    Glinda S Cooper
    United States Environmental Protection Agency, National Center for Environmental Assessment, Washington, DC 20460, USA
    J Rheumatol 35:2001-4. 2008
  9. pmc Human health effects of trichloroethylene: key findings and scientific issues
    Weihsueh A Chiu
    National Center for Environmental Assessment, U S Environmental Protection Agency EPA, Washington, DC, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:303-11. 2013
  10. doi request reprint A review of potential neurotoxic mechanisms among three chlorinated organic solvents
    Ambuja S Bale
    National Center for Environmental Assessment, Office of Research and Development, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC 20460, USA
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 255:113-26. 2011

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Publications47

  1. pmc Recent advances and opportunities in research on lupus: environmental influences and mechanisms of disease
    Glinda S Cooper
    National Center for Environmental Assessment, US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC 20460, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:695-702. 2008
    ....
  2. pmc Insights from epidemiology into dichloromethane and cancer risk
    Glinda S Cooper
    National Center for Environmental Assessment, Office of Research and Development, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC 20460, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:3380-98. 2011
    ....
  3. pmc Pentachlorophenol and cancer risk: focusing the lens on specific chlorophenols and contaminants
    Glinda S Cooper
    National Center for Environmental Assessment, US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC 20460, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1001-8. 2008
    ..We reviewed currently available data to determine the extent to which recent studies assist in distinguishing the effect of pentachlorophenol from that of its contaminants (e.g., dioxins and other chlorophenols)...
  4. pmc Occupational and environmental exposures and risk of systemic lupus erythematosus: silica, sunlight, solvents
    Glinda S Cooper
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, The George Washington University, School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington, DC, USA
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:2172-80. 2010
    ..We examined occupational and non-occupational exposures in relation to risk of SLE in a case-control study conducted through the Canadian Network for Improved Outcomes in SLE (CaNIOS)...
  5. doi request reprint The ghost of public health journalism: past, present, and future
    Glinda S Cooper
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington, DC, USA
    Epidemiology 21:263-6. 2010
    ..Continued efforts to promote interest in and skills needed for high-quality public health and environmental reporting are needed...
  6. pmc Recent insights in the epidemiology of autoimmune diseases: improved prevalence estimates and understanding of clustering of diseases
    Glinda S Cooper
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    J Autoimmun 33:197-207. 2009
    ..Multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis is one disease pair that appears to have a decreased chance of coexistence...
  7. pmc Evidence of autoimmune-related effects of trichloroethylene exposure from studies in mice and humans
    Glinda S Cooper
    National Center for Environmental Assessment, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC 20460, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:696-702. 2009
    ..Our objective was to examine experimental and epidemiologic studies pertaining to immune-related, and specifically autoimmune-related, effects of trichloroethylene (TCE)...
  8. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and accuracy of self-reported history of 11 autoimmune diseases
    Glinda S Cooper
    United States Environmental Protection Agency, National Center for Environmental Assessment, Washington, DC 20460, USA
    J Rheumatol 35:2001-4. 2008
    ..To determine the prevalence and confirmation rate of autoimmune diseases reported by relatives of patients with lupus and controls...
  9. pmc Human health effects of trichloroethylene: key findings and scientific issues
    Weihsueh A Chiu
    National Center for Environmental Assessment, U S Environmental Protection Agency EPA, Washington, DC, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:303-11. 2013
    ..S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) completed a toxicological review of trichloroethylene (TCE) in September 2011, which was the result of an effort spanning > 20 years...
  10. doi request reprint A review of potential neurotoxic mechanisms among three chlorinated organic solvents
    Ambuja S Bale
    National Center for Environmental Assessment, Office of Research and Development, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC 20460, USA
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 255:113-26. 2011
    ..Given this mechanistic information and available studies for TCE, DCM, and PERC, we provide hypotheses on primary targets (e.g. ion channel targets) that appear to be most influential in producing the resultant neurological effects...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic associations with early disease damage in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Glinda S Cooper
    US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC 20460, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 57:993-9. 2007
    ..To examine the extent of organ damage among recently diagnosed patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), and to assess the association between sociodemographic variables and total damage and organ-specific damage scores...
  12. doi request reprint Renal effects of exposure to natural and depleted uranium: a review of the epidemiologic and experimental data
    Xabier Arzuaga
    National Center for Environmental Assessment, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC 20460, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health B Crit Rev 13:527-45. 2010
    ..The interpretation and importance of the observed changes in biomarkers of proximal tubule function are important questions that indicate the need for additional clinical, epidemiological, and experimental research...
  13. doi request reprint Use of epidemiologic data in Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) assessments
    Amanda S Persad
    Office of Research and Development 8601 P, U S Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20460, USA
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 233:137-45. 2008
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  14. ncbi request reprint Rheumatoid arthritis among women in the Agricultural Health Study: risk associated with farming activities and exposures
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    University of Washington Department of Epidemiology and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:762-70. 2005
    ..We studied risk factors for RA in the Agricultural Health Study, a cohort of over 57,000 licensed pesticide applicators and their spouses...
  15. ncbi request reprint Occupational silica and solvent exposures and risk of systemic lupus erythematosus in urban women
    Axel Finckh
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 54:3648-54. 2006
    ..To assess the risk of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) associated with occupational exposure to silica dust and organic solvents in an urban population...
  16. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D deficiency in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Diane L Kamen
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Autoimmun Rev 5:114-7. 2006
    ..9, p<0.01). These results suggest vitamin D deficiency as a possible risk factor for SLE and provide guidance for future studies looking at a potential role of vitamin D in the prevention and/or treatment of SLE...
  17. ncbi request reprint Occupational and environmental associations with antinuclear antibodies in a general population sample
    Glinda S Cooper
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Durham, North Carolina 27709, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 69:2063-9. 2006
    ..Larger studies addressing these exposures may provide insights into the mechanisms by which various environmental factors affect the development of autoantibodies and the progression to clinical disease...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effect of glutathione S-transferase polymorphisms and proximity to hazardous waste sites on time to systemic lupus erythematosus diagnosis: results from the Roxbury lupus project
    Elizabeth W Karlson
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 56:244-54. 2007
    ..Our goal was to assess association of residential proximity to hazardous waste sites and genetic variation in 3 glutathione Stransferase (GST) genes (GSTM1, GSTT1, and GSTP1) with age at diagnosis of SLE...
  19. pmc Personal and family medical history correlates of rheumatoid arthritis
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:433-9. 2008
    ..We studied personal and family medical history correlates of incident and prevalent RA in women...
  20. ncbi request reprint Association of Epstein-Barr virus with systemic lupus erythematosus: effect modification by race, age, and cytotoxic T lymphocyte-associated antigen 4 genotype
    Christine G Parks
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:1148-59. 2005
    ..This study examined the seroprevalence of EBV in a population-based study of SLE patients from the southeastern United States, and potential interactions with CTLA-4 polymorphisms were assessed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure to crystalline silica and risk of systemic lupus erythematosus: a population-based, case-control study in the southeastern United States
    Christine G Parks
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Durham, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 46:1840-50. 2002
    ..We undertook this population-based study to examine the association between occupational silica exposure and SLE in the southeastern US...
  22. ncbi request reprint Occupational and environmental exposures as risk factors for systemic lupus erythematosus
    Glinda S Cooper
    Epidemiology Branch MDA3 05, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, PO Box 12233, Durham, NC 27709, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 6:367-74. 2004
    ..There are numerous avenues with respect to environmental factors in SLE that need additional research...
  23. ncbi request reprint Comparing questionnaire-based methods to assess occupational silica exposure
    Christine G Parks
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Epidemiology 15:433-41. 2004
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  24. ncbi request reprint Polychlorinated biphenyls and menstrual cycle characteristics
    Glinda S Cooper
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Epidemiology 16:191-200. 2005
    ..Few studies have examined these associations in humans...
  25. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of autoimmune diseases
    Glinda S Cooper
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Durham, NC, USA
    Autoimmun Rev 2:119-25. 2003
    ..Thus although there are commonalities, there are also important demographic differences between diseases. Disease-specific research, as well as studies that focus on potentially related diseases, needs to be conducted...
  26. ncbi request reprint Assessing exposure to crystalline silica from farm work: a population-based study in the Southeastern United States
    Christine G Parks
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:385-92. 2003
    ..This study examines aspects of farm work that were used to estimate potential silica dust exposure in a population-based study conducted in the southeastern United States...
  27. doi request reprint Employment and disability issues in systemic lupus erythematosus: a review
    Lacie Scofield
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1475-9. 2008
    ..To summarize research pertaining to work disability in lupus patients, discuss challenges patients face applying for federal disability assistance in the US, and make recommendations for clinical and health policy research...
  28. ncbi request reprint Glutathione S-transferase M null homozygosity and risk of systemic lupus erythematosus associated with sun exposure: a possible gene-environment interaction for autoimmunity
    Patricia A Fraser
    Center for Blood Research, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Rheumatol 30:276-82. 2003
    ..We hypothesized that risk of SLE associated with occupational sun exposure is modulated by GSTM1, GSTT1, and GSTP1 genotypes...
  29. ncbi request reprint Nitric oxide synthase 2 promoter polymorphisms and systemic lupus erythematosus in african-americans
    Jim C Oates
    Department of Medicine, Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center VAMC and Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    J Rheumatol 30:60-7. 2003
    ..This study was designed to determine if these polymorphisms are associated with SLE...
  30. ncbi request reprint A novel polymorphic CAAT/enhancer-binding protein beta element in the FasL gene promoter alters Fas ligand expression: a candidate background gene in African American systemic lupus erythematosus patients
    Jianming Wu
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294 0006, USA
    J Immunol 170:132-8. 2003
    ..This functionally significant SNP demonstrates the potential importance of SNPs in regulatory regions and suggests that differences in the regulation of FasL expression may contribute to the development of the autoimmune phenotype...
  31. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement following early menopause
    Glinda S Cooper
    JAMA 288:2824-5; author reply 2825. 2002
  32. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for development of systemic lupus erythematosus: allergies, infections, and family history
    Glinda S Cooper
    Epidemiology Branch A3 05, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, PO Box 12233, Durham, NC 27709, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:982-9. 2002
    ..3, 95% CI 1.2-8.6). Further research is needed to clarify whether medication allergies and specific infectious agents are involved in the etiology of SLE. Published by Elsevier Science Inc...
  33. ncbi request reprint Organochlorine exposure and age at natural menopause
    Glinda S Cooper
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Durham, NC, USA
    Epidemiology 13:729-33. 2002
    ..The effect of potential endocrine-modulating organochlorines on menopause has not been extensively examined...
  34. ncbi request reprint A novel polymorphism in the Fcgamma receptor IIB (CD32B) transmembrane region alters receptor signaling
    Xiaoli Li
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294 0006, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 48:3242-52. 2003
    ..The transmembrane domain of FcgammaRIIb may also contribute to receptor signaling. Therefore, we investigated the biologic significance of single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) throughout the coding region...
  35. doi request reprint Two aspects of the clinical and humanistic burden of systemic lupus erythematosus: mortality risk and quality of life early in the course of disease
    Robert Campbell
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:458-64. 2008
    ..To evaluate mortality risk and predictors among recently diagnosed systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint N-acetyl transferase genotypes in relation to risk of developing systemic lupus erythematosus
    Glinda S Cooper
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Durham, North Carolina 27709, USA
    J Rheumatol 31:76-80. 2004
    ..To examine the association between N-acetyl transferase (NAT) genotype (NAT1 and NAT2) and risk of developing systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Occupational risk factors for the development of systemic lupus erythematosus
    Glinda S Cooper
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Durham, North Carolina 27709, USA
    J Rheumatol 31:1928-33. 2004
    ..We examined the association between the risk of SLE and occupational exposures (mercury, solvents, and pesticides), specific jobs (ever worked in teaching, healthcare, and cosmetology), and working night or rotating shifts...
  38. pmc Associations between plasma DDE levels and immunologic measures in African-American farmers in North Carolina
    Glinda S Cooper
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1080-4. 2004
    ..32-11.3; for > or = 12.0 microg/L compared with < 3.0 microg/L p,p'-DDE), but this difference was not statistically significant. These analyses provide evidence that p,p'-DDE modulates immune responses in humans...
  39. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposures and risk of systemic lupus erythematosus
    Christine G Parks
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Autoimmunity 38:497-506. 2005
    ..g. high-titer autoantibodies) in occupational cohorts with well-characterized exposure histories may reveal occupational risk factors for autoimmunity, and may also provide baseline data for studies of determinants of progression to SLE...
  40. ncbi request reprint Pesticide exposure and timing of menopause: the Agricultural Health Study
    Sherry L Farr
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:731-42. 2006
    ..78, 0.97) and by approximately 5 months for women who used hormonally active pesticides (hazard ratio = 0.77, 95% confidence interval: 0.65, 0.92). Pesticide use may be associated with a later age at menopause...
  41. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms in tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha and TNF-beta in a population-based study of systemic lupus erythematosus: associations and interaction with the interleukin-1alpha-889 C/T polymorphism
    Christine G Parks
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Durham, NC, USA
    Hum Immunol 65:622-31. 2004
    ..0, p < 0.00001) for the combined "HLA-DR3, TNF-alpha -308A, IL-1alpha -889C/C" genotype. These findings provide evidence of cytokine gene epistasis in SLE susceptibility...
  42. ncbi request reprint Cancer screening in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Sasha R Bernatsky
    Montreal General Hospital Research Institute, the Department of Rheumatology and the Divisions of Clinical Immunology and Allergy and Clinical Epidemiology, Montreal General Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada
    J Rheumatol 33:45-9. 2006
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  43. ncbi request reprint A promoter haplotype of the immunoreceptor tyrosine-based inhibitory motif-bearing FcgammaRIIb alters receptor expression and associates with autoimmunity. I. Regulatory FCGR2B polymorphisms and their association with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Kaihong Su
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Departments of Medicine and Microbiology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Immunol 172:7186-91. 2004
    ..72; p = 0.0083). These results suggest that an expression variant of FCGR2B is a risk factor for human lupus and implicate FCGR2B in disease pathogenesis...
  44. ncbi request reprint Ovarian cancer risk and use of phenolphthalein-containing laxatives
    Glinda S Cooper
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Durham, NC 27709, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 13:35-9. 2004
    ..Ovarian cancer was one of the cancers observed in these studies. We examined the association between epithelial ovarian cancer and use of phenolphthalein-containing laxatives in a population-based case-control study...
  45. ncbi request reprint Association of silica exposure with anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibody small-vessel vasculitis: a population-based, case-control study
    Susan L Hogan
    UNC Kidney Center and Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7155, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2:290-9. 2007
    ..Exposure to silica from specific farming tasks related to harvesting may be of particular importance in the southeastern United States. Interval of time since last exposure did not influence development of ANCA-SVV...
  46. ncbi request reprint Childbearing and the risk of scleroderma: a population-based study in Sweden
    Mats Lambe
    Department of Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 159:162-6. 2004
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  47. ncbi request reprint Hormonal and reproductive risk factors for development of systemic lupus erythematosus: results of a population-based, case-control study
    Glinda S Cooper
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Durham, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 46:1830-9. 2002
    ..In humans, 85% of lupus patients are women, which also suggests the importance of hormonal factors in disease pathogenesis. The purpose of this study was to examine hormonal and reproductive risk factors for lupus among women...