Aimin Chen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cincinnati
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Thyroid hormones in relation to lead, mercury, and cadmium exposure in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2007-2008
    Aimin Chen
    Department of Environmental Health, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:181-6. 2013
  2. pmc Developmental neurotoxicants in e-waste: an emerging health concern
    Aimin Chen
    Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:431-8. 2011
  3. pmc Serum PBDEs and age at menarche in adolescent girls: analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2003-2004
    Aimin Chen
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, P O Box 670056, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0056, USA
    Environ Res 111:831-7. 2011
  4. pmc Exposure to airborne particulate matter during pregnancy is associated with preterm birth: a population-based cohort study
    Emily DeFranco
    Perinatal Institute, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Environ Health 15:6. 2016
  5. pmc Maternal Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether (PBDE) Exposure and Thyroid Hormones in Maternal and Cord Sera: The HOME Study, Cincinnati, USA
    Ann M Vuong
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 123:1079-85. 2015
  6. pmc Hydroxylated polybrominated diphenyl ethers in paired maternal and cord sera
    Aimin Chen
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Environmental Health, Center for Environmental Genetics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 47:3902-8. 2013
  7. pmc Assessment of personal exposure to manganese in children living near a ferromanganese refinery
    Erin N Haynes
    College of Medicine, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267, USA
    Sci Total Environ 427:19-25. 2012
  8. pmc Subtypes of preterm birth and the risk of postneonatal death
    Beena D Kamath-Rayne
    Division of Neonatology and Pulmonary Biology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Pediatr 162:28-34.e2. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Gestational Weight Gain Trend and Population Attributable Risks of Adverse Fetal Growth Outcomes in Ohio
    Aimin Chen
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 29:346-50. 2015
  10. pmc Association of history of fracture with prehypertension and hypertension: a retrospective case-control study
    Shuman Yang
    Department of Environmental Health, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, 3223, Eden Ave, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 16:86. 2015

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Thyroid hormones in relation to lead, mercury, and cadmium exposure in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2007-2008
    Aimin Chen
    Department of Environmental Health, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:181-6. 2013
    ..Heavy metals, such as lead (Pb), mercury (Hg), and cadmium (Cd), are known toxicants, but their associations with the thyroid axis have not been well quantified at U.S. background levels...
  2. pmc Developmental neurotoxicants in e-waste: an emerging health concern
    Aimin Chen
    Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:431-8. 2011
    ..To provide updated information about the scope of the issue, presence of known and suspected neurotoxicants, toxicologic mechanisms, and current data gaps, we conducted this literature review...
  3. pmc Serum PBDEs and age at menarche in adolescent girls: analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2003-2004
    Aimin Chen
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, P O Box 670056, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0056, USA
    Environ Res 111:831-7. 2011
    ..Tetra- to hexa-BDE congeners are estrogenic, while hepta-BDE and 6-OH-BDE-47 are antiestrogenic. Most PBDEs also have antiandrogenic activity. It is not clear, however, whether PBDEs affect human reproduction...
  4. pmc Exposure to airborne particulate matter during pregnancy is associated with preterm birth: a population-based cohort study
    Emily DeFranco
    Perinatal Institute, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Environ Health 15:6. 2016
    ..Test the hypothesis that exposure to fine particulate matter in the air (PM2.5) is associated with increased risk of preterm birth (PTB)...
  5. pmc Maternal Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether (PBDE) Exposure and Thyroid Hormones in Maternal and Cord Sera: The HOME Study, Cincinnati, USA
    Ann M Vuong
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 123:1079-85. 2015
    ..Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) reduce blood concentrations of thyroid hormones in laboratory animals, but it is unclear whether PBDEs disrupt thyroid hormones in pregnant women or newborn infants...
  6. pmc Hydroxylated polybrominated diphenyl ethers in paired maternal and cord sera
    Aimin Chen
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Environmental Health, Center for Environmental Genetics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 47:3902-8. 2013
    ..Equal or higher levels of total OH-BDEs and total BDEs in cord serum were observed in 85% and 80% of the mother-neonate pairs, respectively. The study suggests fetuses might receive higher OH-PBDE and PBDE exposure than their mothers...
  7. pmc Assessment of personal exposure to manganese in children living near a ferromanganese refinery
    Erin N Haynes
    College of Medicine, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267, USA
    Sci Total Environ 427:19-25. 2012
    ..A child's location (home and school) relative to the refinery is a significant predictor of personal Mn exposure. Wind speed is also an important contributor to personal Mn exposure...
  8. pmc Subtypes of preterm birth and the risk of postneonatal death
    Beena D Kamath-Rayne
    Division of Neonatology and Pulmonary Biology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Pediatr 162:28-34.e2. 2013
    ..To examine the differences in postneonatal death risk among 3 clinical subtypes of preterm birth: preterm premature rupture of membranes (PROM), indicated preterm birth, and spontaneous preterm labor...
  9. doi request reprint Gestational Weight Gain Trend and Population Attributable Risks of Adverse Fetal Growth Outcomes in Ohio
    Aimin Chen
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 29:346-50. 2015
    ..The trend of gestational weight gain (GWG) in relation to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) guidelines and the population attributable risks (PARs) of GWG on fetal growth outcomes remain unclear...
  10. pmc Association of history of fracture with prehypertension and hypertension: a retrospective case-control study
    Shuman Yang
    Department of Environmental Health, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, 3223, Eden Ave, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 16:86. 2015
    ..Whether fracture is a potential risk factor for hypertension remains poorly understood. The aim of our study was to examine the risk of prehypertension and hypertension in the participants with and without a history of fracture...
  11. doi request reprint Association of reported trimester-specific smoking cessation with fetal growth restriction
    Kaitlin Blatt
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and the Center for Prevention of Preterm Birth, Perinatal Institute, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
    Obstet Gynecol 125:1452-9. 2015
    ..To assess the association of reported smoking cessation at various time points during pregnancy with fetal growth restriction...
  12. pmc Air pollution and stillbirth risk: exposure to airborne particulate matter during pregnancy is associated with fetal death
    Emily DeFranco
    Perinatal Institute, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 10:e0120594. 2015
    ..To test the hypothesis that exposure to fine particulate air pollution (PM2.5) is associated with stillbirth...
  13. pmc Prenatal polybrominated diphenyl ether exposures and neurodevelopment in U.S. children through 5 years of age: the HOME study
    Aimin Chen
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 122:856-62. 2014
    ..Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) are persistent chemicals that have been widely used as flame retardants in furniture, carpet padding, car seats, and other consumer products during the past three decades...
  14. pmc Exposure to airborne metals and particulate matter and risk for youth adjudicated for criminal activity
    Erin N Haynes
    College of Medicine, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267, USA
    Environ Res 111:1243-8. 2011
    ..Furthermore, the influence of metals on the neurotoxic pathway leading to delinquent activity should be further explored...