Affiliation: University of Washington
- Squamous cell carcinoma of the skin and coal tar creosote exposure in a railroad workerChris Carlsten
Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
Environ Health Perspect 113:96-7. 2005..This is a unique case, given the lack of other, potentially confounding, polyaromatic hydrocarbons and the sun-protected location of the lesion...
- Potential for genetics to promote public health: genetics research on smoking suggests caution about expectationsChris Carlsten
Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
JAMA 296:2480-2. 2006
- Cell markers, cytokines, and immune parameters in cement mason apprenticesC Carlsten
University of Washington, Department of Medicine, 4225 Roosevelt Way NE, Suite 100, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
Arthritis Rheum 57:147-53. 2007..Because the mechanisms remain obscure, with inconclusive reports of systemic immune effects following silica exposure, our goal was to identify potential early markers of silica-related immunologic and respiratory effects...
- Coagulation markers in healthy human subjects exposed to diesel exhaustChris Carlsten
Department of Medicine, University of Washington, 4225 Roosevelt Ave NE, University of Washington, Campus Box 354695, Seattle, WA 98195, United States
Thromb Res 120:849-55. 2007..Diesel exhaust is a major contributor to urban PM, and we conducted a controlled human exposure of diesel exhaust in healthy subjects...
- Family history as a predictor of asthma riskWylie Burke
Department of Medical History and Ethics, University of Washington, Box 357120, 1959 NE Pacific, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Am J Prev Med 24:160-9. 2003..Positive family history may have utility in targeting some individual prevention efforts, but the low positive predictive value limits its value as a means to direct environmental remediation efforts...
- A dose-response study of acetazolamide for acute mountain sickness prophylaxis in vacationing tourists at 12,000 feet (3630 m)Chris Carlsten
Department of Medicine, Medicine Residency Program, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98122, USA
High Alt Med Biol 5:33-9. 2004..These results suggest that the dosing of acetazolamide for AMS prevention in nonmountaineering tourists at altitudes below 3700 m should not be lowered below 250 mg twice daily...
- Effects of diesel exhaust inhalation on heart rate variability in human volunteersAlon Peretz
Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington Occupational and Environmental Program, 4225 Roosevelt Way NE, Suite 302, Box 354695, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Environ Res 107:178-84. 2008..In this experimental study we assessed whether short-term exposure to DE would result in alterations in heart rate variability (HRV), a non-invasive measure of autonomic control of the heart...
- Diesel exhaust inhalation elicits acute vasoconstriction in vivoAlon Peretz
University of Washington Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
Environ Health Perspect 116:937-42. 2008..Recent human and animal studies suggest that exposure to air pollutants affects vascular function. Diesel exhaust (DE) is a major source of traffic-related air pollution...