Publications

January

Residential pesticide exposures in pregnancy and the risk of sporadic retinoblastoma: a report from the Children's Oncology Group. 

Omidakhsh N, Ganguly A, Bunin GR, von Ehrenstein OS, Ritz B, Heck JE.

American Journal of Ophthalmology. 2017 Jan 25.

 

October 

Maternal pre-pregnancy and gestational diabetes, obesity, gestational weight gain, and risk of cancer in young children: a population-based study in California.

Contreras ZA, Ritz B, Virk J, Cockburn M, Heck JE.

Cancer Causes Control. 2016 Oct;27(10):1273-85. doi: 10.1007/s10552-016-0807-5. Epub 2016 Sep 9.

 

Ambient Air Pollution and 16-Year Weight Change in African-American Women.

White LF, Jerrett M, Yu J, Marshall JD, Rosenberg L, Coogan PF.

Am J Prev Med. 2016 Oct;51(4):e99-e105. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2016.03.007. Epub 2016 Apr 13.

 

Differential respiratory health effects from the 2008 northern California wildfires: A spatiotemporal approach.

Reid CE, Jerrett M,Tager IB, Petersen ML, Mann JK, Balmes JR.

Environ Res. 2016 Oct;150:227-35. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2016.06.012. Epub 2016 Jun 15.

 

September

Effects of leisure-time and occupational physical activities on 20-year incidence of acute myocardial infarction: mediation and interaction.

Wang A, Arah OA, Kauhanen J, Krause N.

Scand J Work Environ Health. 2016 Sep 1;42(5):423-34. doi: 10.5271/sjweh.3580. Epub 2016 Jul 1.

 

Safe Routes to Play? Pedestrian and Bicyclist Crashes Near Parks in Los Angeles.

Jerrett M, Su JG, MacLeod KE, Hanning C, Houston D, Wolch J.

Environ Res. 2016 Sep 27;151:742-755. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2016.07.029. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Gene-environment interactions linking air pollution and inflammation in Parkinson's disease.

Lee PC, Raaschou-Nielsen O, Lill CM, Bertram L, Sinsheimer JS, Hansen J, Ritz B.

Environ Res. 2016 Sep 15;151:713-720. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2016.09.006. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Shift work and 20-year incidence of acute myocardial infarction: results from the Kuopio Ischemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study.

Wang A, Arah OA, Kauhanen J, Krause N.

Occup Environ Med. 2016 Sep;73(9):588-94. doi: 10.1136/oemed-2015-103245. Epub 2016 Mar 31.

 

Synergistic effects of air pollution and psychosocial stressors on adolescent lung function.

Bandoli G, von Ehrenstein O, Ghosh JK, Ritz B.

J Allergy ClinImmunol.2016 Sep;138(3):918-920.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2016.04.012. Epub 2016 Apr 30. No abstract available.

 

Comparing the Health Effects of Ambient Particulate Matter Estimated Using Ground-Based versus Remote Sensing Exposure Estimates.

Jerrett M, Turner MC, Beckerman BS, Pope CA 3rd, van Donkelaar A, Martin RV, Serre M, Crouse D, Gapstur SM, Krewski D, Diver WR, Coogan PF, Thurston GD, Burnett RT.

Environ Health Perspect. 2016 Sep 9. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Traffic-related air pollution increased the risk of Parkinson's disease in Taiwan: A nationwide study.

Lee PC, Liu LL, Sun Y, Chen YA, Liu CC, Li CY, Yu HL, Ritz B.

Environ Int. 2016 Sep 8;96:75-81. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2016.08.017. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Ambient Fine Particulate Matter and Mortality among Survivors of Myocardial Infarction: Population-Based Cohort Study.

Chen H, Burnett RT, Copes R, Kwong JC, Villeneuve PJ, Goldberg MS, Brook RD, van Donkelaar A, Jerrett M, Martin RV, Brook JR, Kopp A, Tu JV.

Environ Health Perspect. 2016 Sep;124(9):1421-8. doi: 10.1289/EHP185. Epub 2016 May 6.

 

Critical Review of Health Impacts of Wildfire Smoke Exposure.

Reid CE, Brauer M, Johnston FH, Jerrett M,Balmes JR, Elliott CT.

Environ Health Perspect. 2016 Sep;124(9):1334-43. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1409277. Epub 2016 Apr 15.

 

The Influence of Pre-natal Supplement Initiation on Preterm Birth Among Majority Hispanic Women in Los Angeles County: The Role of Nativity.

Alfonso VH, vonEhrenstein O, Bandoli G, Ritz B.

Matern Child Health J. 2016 Sep;20(9):1861-8. doi: 10.1007/s10995-016-1990-4.

 

August

Fast Functional Germline and Epigenetic Assays in the Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans.

Lundby Z, Camacho J, Allard P.

Methods Mol Biol. 2016;1473:99-107. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-6346-1_11.

 

Predictors of Primary Care Physician Practice Location in Underserved Urban or Rural Areas in the United States: A Systematic Literature Review.

Goodfellow A, Ulloa JG, Dowling PT,Talamantes E, Chheda S, Bone C, Moreno G.

Acad Med. 2016 Sep;91(9):1313-21. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000001203.

 

Smoking in pregnancy and risk of cancer among young children: A population-based study.

Heck JE, Contreras ZA, Park AS, Davidson TB, Cockburn M, Ritz B.

Int J Cancer. 2016 Aug 1;139(3):613-6. doi: 10.1002/ijc.30111. Epub 2016 Apr 15.

 

An epigenetic clock analysis of race/ethnicity, sex, and coronary heart disease.

Horvath S, Gurven M, Levine ME, Trumble BC, Kaplan H, Allayee H, Ritz BR, Chen B, Lu AT, Rickabaugh TM, Jamieson BD, Sun D, Li S, Chen W, Quintana-Murci L, Fagny M, Kobor MS, Tsao PS, Reiner AP, Edlefsen KL, Absher D, Assimes TL.

Genome Biol. 2016 Aug 11;17(1):171. doi: 10.1186/s13059-016-1030-0.

Identification of Effects of Regulatory Actions on Air Quality in Goods Movement Corridors in California.

Su JG, Meng YY, Pickett M, Seto E, Ritz B, Jerrett M.

Environ Sci Technol. 2016 Aug 16;50(16):8687-96. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.6b00926. Epub 2016 Aug 2.

 

Countervailing effects of income, air pollution, smoking, and obesity on aging and life expectancy: population-based study of U.S. Counties.

Allen RT, Hales NM, Baccarelli A, Jerrett M, Ezzati M, Dockery DW, Pope CA 3rd.

Environ Health. 2016 Aug 12;15(1):86. doi: 10.1186/s12940-016-0168-2.

Menopause accelerates biological aging.

Levine ME, Lu AT, Chen BH, Hernandez DG, Singleton AB, Ferrucci L, Bandinelli S, Salfati E, Manson JE, Quach A, Kusters CD, Kuh D, Wong A, Teschendorff AE, Widschwendter M, Ritz BR,Absher D, Assimes TL, Horvath S.

Proc Natl AcadSci U S A. 2016 Aug 16;113(33):9327-32. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1604558113. Epub 2016 Jul 25.

 

July

Exposure to the BPA-Substitute Bisphenol S Causes Unique Alterations of Germline Function.

Chen Y, Shu L, Qiu Z, Lee DY, Settle SJ, Que Hee S, Telesca D, Yang X, Allard P.

PLoS Genet. 2016 Jul 29;12(7):e1006223. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1006223. eCollection 2016 Jul.

 

Lifetime occupational and leisure time physical activity and risk of Parkinson's disease.

Shih IF, Liew Z, Krause N, Ritz B.

Parkinsonism RelatDisord. 2016 Jul;28:112-7. doi: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2016.05.007. Epub 2016 May 3.

 

Socioeconomic differences in nitrogen dioxide ambient air pollution exposure among children in the three largest Canadian cities.

Pinault L, Crouse D, Jerrett M,Brauer M, Tjepkema M.

Health Rep. 2016 Jul 20;27(7):3-9.

 

Atmospheric thorium pollution and inhalation exposure in the largest rare earth mining and smelting area in China.

Wang L, Zhong B, Liang T, Xing B, Zhu Y.

Sci Total Environ. 2016 Jul30;572:1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.07.192. [Epub ahead of print]

 

A national study of the association between traffic-related air pollution and adverse pregnancy outcomes in Canada, 1999-2008.

Stieb DM, Chen L, Hystad P, Beckerman BS, Jerrett M,Tjepkema M, Crouse DL, Omariba DW, Peters PA, van Donkelaar A, Martin RV, Burnett RT, Liu S, Smith-Doiron M, Dugandzic RM.

Environ Res. 2016 Jul;148:513-26. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2016.04.025. Epub 2016 May 6.

 

Identification of genetic modifiers of age-at-onset for familial Parkinson's disease.

Hill-Burns EM, Ross OA, Wissemann WT, Soto-Ortolaza AI, Zareparsi S, Siuda J, Lynch T, Wszolek ZK, Silburn PA, Mellick GD, Ritz B,Scherzer CR, Zabetian CP, Factor SA, Breheny PJ, Payami H.

Hum Mol Genet. 2016 Jul 11. pii: ddw206. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Long term exposure to NO2 and diabetes incidence in the Black Women's Health Study.

Coogan PF, White LF, Yu J, Burnett RT, Marshall JD, Seto E, Brook RD, Palmer JR, Rosenberg L, Jerrett M.

Environ Res. 2016 Jul;148:360-6. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2016.04.021. Epub 2016 Apr 25.

 

In Utero and Early-Life Exposure to Ambient Air Toxics and Childhood Brain Tumors: A Population-Based Case-Control Study in California, USA.

vonEhrenstein OS, Heck JE, Park AS, Cockburn M, Escobedo L, Ritz B.

Environ Health Perspect. 2016 Jul;124(7):1093-9. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1408582. Epub 2015 Oct 27.

 

Project TENDR: Targeting Environmental Neuro-Developmental Risks The TENDR Consensus Statement.

Bennett D, Bellinger DC, Birnbaum LS, Bradman A, Chen A, Cory-Slechta DA, Engel SM, Fallin MD, Halladay A, Hauser R, Hertz-Picciotto I, Kwiatkowski CF, Lanphear BP, Marquez E, Marty M, McPartland J, Newschaffer CJ, Payne-Sturges D, Patisaul HB, Perera FP, Ritz B, Sass J, Schantz SL, Webster TF, Whyatt RM, Woodruff TJ, Zoeller RT, Anderko L, Campbell C, Conry JA, DeNicola N, Gould RM, Hirtz D, Huffling K, Landrigan PJ, Lavin A, Miller M, Mitchell MA, Rubin L, Schettler T, Tran HL, Acosta A, Brody C, Miller E, Miller P, Swanson M, Witherspoon NO; American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG); Child Neurology Society; Endocrine Society; International Neurotoxicology Association; International Society for Children’s Health and the Environment; International Society for Environmental Epidemiology; National Council of Asian Pacific Islander Physicians; National Hispanic Medical Association; National Medical Association.

Environ Health Perspect. 2016 Jul 1;124(7):A118-22. doi: 10.1289/EHP358. No abstract available.

 

June

Risk of Childhood Cancer by Maternal Birthplace: A Test of the Hispanic Paradox.

Heck JE, Park AS, Contreras ZA, Davidson TB, Hoggatt KJ, Cockburn M, Ritz B.

JAMA Pediatr. 2016 Jun1;170(6):585-92. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2016.0097.

 

Course of Depressive Symptoms Following a Workplace Injury: A 12-Month Follow-Up Update.

Carnide N, Franche RL, Hogg-Johnson S, Côté P, Breslin FC, Severin CN, Bültmann U, Krause N.

J OccupRehabil. 2016 Jun;26(2):204-15. doi: 10.1007/s10926-015-9604-3.

 

A study of ambient fine particles at Tianjin International Airport, China.

Ren J, Liu J, Li F, Cao X, Ren S, Xu B, Zhu Y.

Sci Total Environ. 2016 Jun 15;556:126-35. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.02.186. Epub 2016 Mar 12.

 

Ischemic Heart Disease Mortality and Long-Term Exposure to Source-Related Components of U.S. Fine Particle Air Pollution.

Thurston GD, Burnett RT, Turner MC, Shi Y, Krewski D, Lall R, Ito K, Jerrett M,Gapstur SM, Diver WR, Pope CA.

Environ Health Perspect. 2016 Jun;124(6):785-94. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1509777. Epub 2015 Dec 2.

 

May

Characterization of Electronic Cigarette Aerosol and Its Induction of Oxidative Stress Response in Oral Keratinocytes.

Ji EH, Sun B, Zhao T, Shu S, Chang CH, Messadi D, Xia T, Zhu Y, Hu S.

PLoS One. 2016 May 25;11(5):e0154447. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0154447. eCollection 2016.

 

Particulate Air Pollution, Exceptional Aging, and Rates of Centenarians: A Nationwide Analysis of the United States, 1980-2010.

Baccarelli AA, Hales N, Burnett RT, Jerrett M, Mix C, Dockery DW, Pope CA 3rd.

Environ Health Perspect. 2016 May 3. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Organophosphate Pesticide Exposures, Nitric Oxide Synthase Gene Variants, and Gene-Pesticide Interactions in a Case-Control Study of Parkinson's Disease, California (USA).

Paul KC, Sinsheimer JS, Rhodes SL, Cockburn M, Bronstein J, Ritz B.

Environ Health Perspect. 2016 May;124(5):570-7. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1408976. Epub 2015 Sep 18.

 

Long-Term Ozone Exposure and Mortality in a Large Prospective Study.

Turner MC, Jerrett M, Pope CA 3rd, Krewski D, Gapstur SM, Diver WR, Beckerman BS, Marshall JD, Su J, Crouse DL, Burnett RT.

Am J RespirCrit Care Med. 2016 May 15;193(10):1134-42. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201508-1633OC.

 

Multi-pollutant exposure profiles associated with term low birth weight in Los Angeles County.

Coker E, Liverani S, Ghosh JK, Jerrett M, Beckerman B, Li A, Ritz B, Molitor J.

Environ Int. 2016 May;91:1-13. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2016.02.011. Epub 2016 Feb 15.

 

Spatial associations between socioeconomic groups and NO2 air pollution exposure within three large Canadian cities.

Pinault L, Crouse D, Jerrett M,Brauer M, Tjepkema M.

Environ Res. 2016 May;147:373-82. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2016.02.033. Epub 2016 Mar 4.

 

April

Urinary Metabolites of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and the Association with Lipid Peroxidation: A Biomarker-Based Study between Los Angeles and Beijing.

Lin Y, Qiu X, Yu N, Yang Q, Araujo JA, Zhu Y.

Environ Sci Technol. 2016 Apr 5;50(7):3738-45. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.5b04629. Epub 2016 Mar 10.

 

Ambient Particulate Matter Air Pollution Exposure and Mortality in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Cohort.

Thurston GD, Ahn J, Cromar KR, Shao Y, Reynolds HR, Jerrett M, Lim CC, Shanley R, Park Y, Hayes RB.

Environ Health Perspect. 2016 Apr;124(4):484-90. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1509676. Epub 2015 Sep 15.

 

APOE, MAPT, and COMT and Parkinson's Disease Susceptibility and Cognitive Symptom Progression.

Paul KC, Rausch R, Creek MM, Sinsheimer JS, Bronstein JM, Bordelon Y, Ritz B.

J Parkinsons Dis. 2016 Apr 2;6(2):349-59. doi: 10.3233/JPD-150762.

 

Cohort Profile: The ONtario Population Health and Environment Cohort (ONPHEC).

Chen H, Kwong JC, Copes R, Villeneuve PJ, Goldberg MS, Ally SL, Weichenthal S, van Donkelaar A, Jerrett M, Martin RV, Brook JR, Kopp A, Burnett RT.

Int J Epidemiol. 2016 Apr 20.pii: dyw030. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

 

Part 3. Modeling of Multipollutant Profiles and Spatially Varying Health Effects with Applications to Indicators of Adverse Birth Outcomes.

Molitor J, Coker E, Jerrett M, Ritz B, Li A; Health Review Committee.

Res Rep Health Eff Inst. 2016 Apr;(183 Pt 3):3-47.

 

Environment and Brain Development: Challenges in the Global Context.

Júlvez J, Paus T, Bellinger D, Eskenazi B, Tiemeier H, Pearce N, Ritz B, White T, Ramchandani P, Gispert JD, Desrivières S, Brouwer R, Boucher O, Alemany S, López-Vicente M, Suades-González E, Forns J, Grandjean P, Sunyer J.

Neuroepidemiology. 2016;46(2):79-82. doi: 10.1159/000442256. Epub 2015 Dec 19. No abstract available.

 

March

Of Pesticides and Men: a California Story of Genes and Environment in Parkinson's Disease.

Ritz BR, Paul KC, Bronstein JM.

Curr Environ Health Rep. 2016 Mar;3(1):40-52. doi: 10.1007/s40572-016-0083-2. Review.

 

PM2.5 and Diabetes and Hypertension Incidence in the Black Women's Health Study.

Coogan PF, White LF, Yu J, Burnett RT, Seto E, Brook RD, Palmer JR, Rosenberg L, Jerrett M.

Epidemiology. 2016 Mar;27(2):202-10. doi: 10.1097/EDE.0000000000000418.

 

Sporadic Retinoblastoma and Parental Smoking and Alcohol Consumption before and after Conception: A Report from the Children's Oncology Group.

Azary S, Ganguly A, Bunin GR, Lombardi C, Park AS, Ritz B, Heck JE.

PLoS One. 2016 Mar 18;11(3):e0151728. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0151728. eCollection 2016.

 

February

Icariin displays anticancer activity against human esophageal cancer cells via regulating endoplasmic reticulum stress-mediated apoptotic signaling.

Fan C, Yang Y, Liu Y, Jiang S, Di S, Hu W, Ma Z, Li T, Zhu Y, Xin Z, Wu G, Han J, Li X, Yan X.

Sci Rep. 2016 Feb 19;6:21145. doi: 10.1038/srep21145.

 

Associations of Pregnancy Outcomes and PM2.5 in a National Canadian Study.

Stieb DM, Chen L, Beckerman BS, Jerrett M, Crouse DL, Omariba DW, Peters PA, van Donkelaar A, Martin RV, Burnett RT, Gilbert NL, Tjepkema M, Liu S, Dugandzic RM.

Environ Health Perspect. 2016 Feb;124(2):243-9. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1408995. Epub 2015 Jun 19.

 

January

Temporal aspects of air pollutant measures in epidemiologic analysis: a simulation study.

White LF, Yu J, Jerrett M,Coogan P.

Sci Rep. 2016 Jan 21;6:19691. doi: 10.1038/srep19691.

 

Air quality impacts of a CicLAvia event in Downtown Los Angeles, CA.

Shu S, Batteate C, Cole B,Froines J, Zhu Y.

Environ Pollut. 2016 Jan;208(Pt A):170-6. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2015.09.010. Epub 2015 Oct 23.

 

Older

Managers' perceptions of the value and impact of HAZWOPER worker health and safety training.

Riley K, Slatin C, Rice C, Rosen M, Weidner BL, Fleishman J, Alerding L, Delp L.

Am J Ind Med. 2015 Jul;58(7):780-7. doi: 10.1002/ajim.22469. Epub 2015 May 24.

 

Work-related risk factors for neck pain in the US working population.

Yang H, Haldeman S, Nakata A, Choi B, Delp L, Baker D.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2015 Feb 1;40(3):184-92. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000000700.

 

Health Effects of Vanpooling to Work.

Robbins WA, Berman BA, Stone DS.

Workplace Health Saf. 2015 Dec;63(12):554-63; quiz 564. doi: 10.1177/2165079915607870. Epub 2015 Sep 29.

 

Genetic and pathologic aspects of retinoic acid-induced limb malformations in the mouse.

Lee GS, Liao X, Shimizu H, Collins MD.

Birth Defects Res A ClinMolTeratol. 2010 Oct;88(10):863-82. doi: 10.1002/bdra.20712. Review.