Research Topics

Genomes and Genes


Erin P Hines


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


  1. Hines E, Mendola P, von Ehrenstein O, Ye X, Calafat A, Fenton S. Concentrations of environmental phenols and parabens in milk, urine and serum of lactating North Carolina women. Reprod Toxicol. 2015;54:120-8 pubmed publisher
    ..These pilot data suggest that nursing mothers are exposed to phenols and parabens; urine is the best measurement matrix; and correlations between chemical and endogenous immune-related biomarkers merit further investigation. ..
  2. Lassiter M, Owens E, Patel M, Kirrane E, Madden M, Richmond Bryant J, et al. Cross-species coherence in effects and modes of action in support of causality determinations in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Integrated Science Assessment for Lead. Toxicology. 2015;330:19-40 pubmed publisher
  3. Hines E, White S, Stanko J, Gibbs Flournoy E, Lau C, Fenton S. Phenotypic dichotomy following developmental exposure to perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) in female CD-1 mice: Low doses induce elevated serum leptin and insulin, and overweight in mid-life. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2009;304:97-105 pubmed publisher
    ..01mg PFOA/kg BW. The mode of action of these effects and its relevance to human health remain to be explored. ..
  4. Rappazzo K, Coffman E, Hines E. Exposure to Perfluorinated Alkyl Substances and Health Outcomes in Children: A Systematic Review of the Epidemiologic Literature. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017;14: pubmed publisher
    ..One finding of note is that while PFASs are mixtures of multiple compounds few studies examine them as such, therefore the role of these compounds as complex mixtures remains largely unknown. ..