Publications – Environmental

Alexander DD, Jiang X, Bylsma LC, Garabrant DH, Irvin SR, Fryzek JP. Historical cancer incidence and mortality assessment in an Illinois community proximal to a former manufactured gas plant. BMJ Open. 2014 Dec 22;4(12).

Tsuji JS, Perez V, Garry MR, Alexander DD. Association of low-level arsenic exposure in drinking water with cardiovascular disease: A systematic review and risk assessment. Toxicology. 2014 Sep 2;323:78-94.

Tsuji JS, Alexander DD, Perez V, Mink PJ. Arsenic exposure and bladder cancer: quantitative assessment of studies in human populations to detect risks at low doses. Toxicology. 2014 Mar 20;317:17-30.

Berent S, Giordani B, Albers JW, Garabrant DH, Cohen SS, Garrison RP, Richardson RJ. Effects of occupational exposure to chlorpyrifos on neuropsychological function: A prospective longitudinal study. Neurotoxicology. 2014 Jan 18;41C:44-53.

Tsuji JS, Alexander DD, Perez V, Mink PJ. Arsenic exposure and bladder cancer: Quantitative assessment of studies in human populations to detect risks at low doses. Toxicology. 2014 Jan 21;317C:17-30.

Fryzek J, Garabrant DH, Pastula S, Jiang X. Response to Goldstein et al. J Occup Environ Med. 2013 Nov;55(11):1378.

Goswami E, Craven V, Dahlstrom DL, Alexander D, Mowat F. Domestic asbestos exposure: a review of epidemiologic and exposure data. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2013 Oct 31;10(11):5629-70.

Alexander DD, Bailey WH, Perez V, Mitchell ME, Su S. Air ions and respiratory function outcomes: A comprehensive review. J Negat Results Biomed 2013 Sep 9; 12(1):14

Fryzek J, Pastula S, Jiang X, Garabrant DH. Childhood Cancer Incidence in Pennsylvania Counties in Relation to Living in Counties With Hydraulic Fracturing Sites. J Occup Environ Med. 2013 Jul;55(7):796-801.

Dourson ML, Gadagbui B, Griffin S, Garabrant DH, Haws LC, Kirman C, Tohyama C. The importance of problem formulations in risk assessment: A case study involving dioxin-contaminated soil. Regul Toxicol Pharmacol. 2013 Jul;66(2):208-16.

Chen Q, Jiang X, Hedgeman E, Knutson K, Gillespie B, Hong B, Lepkowski JM, Franzblau A, Jolliet O, Adriaens P, Demond AH, Garabrant DH. Estimation of age-and sex-specific background human serum concentrations of PCDDs, PCDFs, and PCBs in the UMDES and NHANES populations. Chemosphere. 2013 May;91(6):817-23.

Kodaman N, Aldrich MC, Smith JR, Signorello LB, Bradley K, Breyer J, Cohen SS, Long J, Cai Q, Giles J, Bush WS, Blot WJ, Matthews CE, Williams SM. A small number of candidate gene SNPs reveal continental ancestry in African Americans. Ann Hum Genet. 2013 Jan;77(1):56-66.

Alexander DD, Weed DL, Mink PJ, Mitchell ME. A weight-of-evidence review of colorectal cancer in pesticide applicators: The agricultural health study and other epidemiologic studies. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 2012 Oct; 85(7):715–745.

Towey TP, Barabás N, Demond A, Franzblau A, Garabrant DH, Gillespie BW, Lepkowski J, Adriaens P. Polytopic vector analysis of soil, dust, and serum samples to evaluate exposure sources of PCDD/Fs. Environ Toxicol Chem. 2012 Oct;31(10):2191-200.

Youk AO, Buchanich JM, Fryzek J, Cunningham M, Marsh GM. An ecological study of cancer mortality rates in high altitude counties of the United States. High Alt Med Biol. 2012 Jun;13(2):98-104.

Sonderman JS, Mumma MT, Cohen SS, Cope EL, Blot WJ, Signorello LB. A multi-stage approach to maximizing geocoding success in a large population-based cohort study through automated and interactive processes. Geospat Health. 2012 May;6(2):273-84.

Epplein M, Cohen SS, Sonderman JS, Zheng W, Williams SM, Blot WJ, Signorello LB. Neighborhood socio-economic characteristics, African ancestry, and Helicobacter pylori sero-prevalence. Cancer Causes Control. 2012 Jun;23(6):897-906.

Demond A, Franzblau A, Garabrant D, Jiang X, Adriaens P, Chen Q, Gillespie B, Hao W, Hong B, Jolliet O, Lepkowski J. Human exposure from dioxins in soil. Environ Sci Technol. 2012 Feb 7;46(3):1296-302.

Cohen SS, Sonderman JS, Mumma MT, Signorello LB, Blot WJ. Individual and neighborhood-level socioeconomic characteristics in relation to smoking prevalence among black and white adults in the Southeastern United States: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health. 2011 Nov 21;11:877.

Demond A, Towey T, Adriaens P, Zhong X, Knutson K, Chen Q, Hong B, Gillespie B, Franzblau A, Garabrant D, Lepkowski J, Luksemburg W, Maier M. Relationship between polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxin, polychlorinated dibenzofuran, and dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyl concentrations in vegetation and soil on residential properties. Environ Toxicol Chem. 2010 Dec;29(12):2660-8

Alexander DD, Wagner ME. Benzene exposure and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma: A meta-analysis of epidemiologic studies. J Occup Environ Med 2010 Feb; 52(2):169–89.

Franzblau A, Hedgeman E, Jolliet O, Knutson K, Towey T, Chen Q, Hong B, Adriaens P, Demond A, Garabrant DH, Gillespie BW, Lepkowski J. Case report: the University of Michigan dioxin exposure study: a follow-up investigation of a case with high serum concentration of 2,3,4,7,8-pentachlorodibenzofuran. Environ Health Perspect. 2010 Sep;118(9):1313-7.

Gillespie BW, Chen Q, Reichert H, Franzblau A, Hedgeman E, Lepkowski J, Adriaens P, Demond A, Luksemburg W, Garabrant DH. Estimating population distributions when some data are below a limit of detection by using a reverse Kaplan-Meier estimator. Epidemiology. 2010 Jul;21 Suppl 4:S64-70.

Towey TP, Chang SC, Demond A, Wright D, Barabás N, Franzblau A, Garabrant DH, Gillespie BW, Lepkowski J, Luksemburg W, Adriaens P. Hierarchical cluster analysis of polychlorinated dioxins and furans in Michigan, USA, soils:evaluation of industrial and background congener profiles. Environ Toxicol Chem. 2010 Jan;29(1):64-72.

Garabrant DH, Aylward LL, Berent S, Chen Q, Timchalk C, Burns CJ, Hays SM, Albers JW. Cholinesterase inhibition in chlorpyrifos workers: Characterization of biomarkers of exposure and response in relation to urinary TCPy. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2009 Nov;19(7):634-42.

Hong B, Garabrant D, Hedgeman E, Demond A, Gillespie B, Chen Q, Chang CW, Towey T, Knutson K, Franzblau A, Lepkowski J, Adriaens P. Impact of WHO 2005 revised toxic equivalency factors for dioxins on the TEQs in serum, household dust and soil. Chemosphere. 2009 Aug;76(6):727-33.

Garabrant DH, Franzblau A, Lepkowski J, Gillespie BW, Adriaens P, Demond A, Hedgeman E, Knutson K, Zwica L, Olson K, Towey T, Chen Q, Hong B, Chang CW, Lee SY, Ward B, Ladronka K, Luksemburg W, Maier M. The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study: predictors of human serum dioxin concentrations in Midland and Saginaw, Michigan. Environ Health Perspect. 2009 May;117(5):818-24

Hedgeman E, Chen Q, Hong B, Chang CW, Olson K, Ladronka K, Ward B, Adriaens P, Demond A, Gillespie BW, Lepkowski J, Franzblau A, Garabrant DH. The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study: population survey results and serum concentrations for polychlorinated dioxins, furans, and biphenyls. Environ Health Perspect. 2009 May;117(5):811-7.

Garabrant DH, Franzblau A, Lepkowski J, Gillespie BW, Adriaens P, Demond A, Ward B, Ladronka K, Hedgeman E, Knutson K, Zwica L, Olson K, Towey T, Chen Q, Hong B. The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study: methods for an environmental exposure study of polychlorinated dioxins, furans, and biphenyls.Environ Health Perspect. 2009 May;117(5):803-10.

Milbrath MO, Wenger Y, Chang CW, Emond C, Garabrant D, Gillespie BW, Jolliet O. Apparent half-lives of dioxins, furans, and polychlorinated biphenyls as a function of age, body fat, smoking status, and breast-feeding. Environ Health Perspect. 2009 Mar;117(3):417-25.

Franzblau A, Zwica L, Knutson K, Chen Q, Lee SY, Hong B, Adriaems P, Demond A, Garabrant D, Gillespie B, Lepkowski J, Luksemburg W, Maier M, Towey T. An investigation of homes with high concentrations of PCDDs, PCDFs, and/or dioxin-like PCBs in house dust. J Occup Environ Hyg. 2009 Mar;6(3):188-99.

Salay E, Garabrant D. Polychlorinated biphenyls and thyroid hormones in adults: a systematic review appraisal of epidemiological studies. Chemosphere. 2009 Mar;74(11):1413-9.

Franzblau A, Demond A, Towey T, Adriaens P, Chang SC, Luksemburg W, Maier M, Garabrant D, Gillespie B, Lepkowski J, Chang CW, Chen Q, Hong B. Residences with anomalous soil concentrations of dioxin-like compounds in two communities in Michigan, USA: a case study. Chemosphere. 2009 Jan;74(3):395-403.

Demond A, Adriaens P, Towey T, Chang SC, Hong B, Chen Q, Chang CW, Franzblau A, Garabrant D, Gillespie B, Hedgeman E, Knutson K, Lee CY, Lepkowski J, Olson K, Ward B, Zwica L, Luksemburg W, Maier M. Statistical comparison of residential soil concentrations of PCDDs, PCDFs, and PCBs from two communities in Michigan. Environ Sci Technol. 2008 Aug 1;42(15):5441-8.

Goovaerts P, Trinh HT, Demond AH, Towey T, Chang SC, Gwinn D, Hong B, Franzblau A, Garabrant D, Gillespie BW, Lepkowski J, Adriaens P. Geostatistical modeling of the spatial distribution of soil dioxin in the vicinity of an incinerator. 2. Verification and calibration study. Environ Sci Technol. 2008 May 15;42(10):3655-61.

Goovaerts P, Trinh HT, Demond A, Franzblau A, Garabrant D, Gillespie B, Lepkowski J, Adriaens P. Geostatistical modeling of the spatial distribution of soil dioxins in the vicinity of an incinerator. 1. Theory and application to Midland, Michigan. Environ Sci Technol. 2008 May 15;42(10):3648-54.

Franzblau A, Hedgeman E, Chen Q, Lee SY, Adriaens P, Demond A, Garabrant D, Gillespie B, Hong B, Jolliet O, Lepkowski J, Luksemburg W, Maier M, Wenger Y. Case report: human exposure to dioxins from clay. Environ Health Perspect. 2008Feb;116(2):238-42.

Boice JD Jr, Cohen SS, Mumma MT, Chadda B, Blot WJ. Mortality among residents of Uravan, Colorado who lived near a uranium mill, 1936-84. J Radiol Prot. 2007 Sep;27(3):299-319.

Alexander DD, Mink PJ, Adami HO, Cole P, Mandel JS, Oken MM, Trichopoulos D. Multiple myeloma: a review of the epidemiologic literature. Int J Cancer 2007; 120 Suppl 12:40-61.

Alexander DD, Mink PJ, Adami HO, Chang ET, Cole P, Mandel JS, Trichopoulos D. The non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas: a review of the epidemiologic literature. Int J Cancer 2007; 120 Suppl 12:1-39.

Ejerblad E, Fored CM, Lindblad P, Fryzek J, Dickman PW, Elinder CG, McLaughlin JK, Nyrén O. Association between smoking and chronic renal failure in a nationwide population-based case-control study. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2004 Aug;15(8):2178-85.

Fored CM, Nise G, Ejerblad E, Fryzek JP, Lindblad P, McLaughlin JK, Elinder CG, Nyrén O. Absence of association between organic solvent exposure and risk of chronic renal failure: a nationwide population-based case-control study. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2004 Jan;15(1):180-6.

Boice JD Jr, Mumma M, Schweitzer S, Blot WJ. Cancer mortality in a Texas county with prior uranium mining and milling activities, 1950-2001. J Radiol Prot. 2003 Sep;23(3):247-62. PubMed PMID: 14582717.

Garabrant DH, Lacey JV Jr, Laing TJ, Gillespie BW, Mayes MD, Cooper BC, Schottenfeld D. Scleroderma and solvent exposure among women. Am J Epidemiol. 2003 Mar 15;157(6):493-500.

Michalek JE, Akhtar FZ, Arezzo JC, Garabrant DH, Albers JW. Serum dioxin and peripheral neuropathy in veterans of Operation Ranch Hand. Neurotoxicology. 2001 Aug;22(4):479-90.

Fryzek JP, Mumma MT, McLaughlin JK, Henderson BE, Blot WJ. Cancer mortality in relation to environmental chromium exposure. J Occup Environ Med. 2001 Jul;43(7):635-40.

Garabrant DH, Dumas C. Epidemiology of organic solvents and connective tissue disease. Arthritis Res. 2000;2(1):5-15.

Garabrant DH. Epidemiologic principles in the evaluation of suspected neurotoxic disorders. Neurol Clin. 2000 Aug;18(3):631-48.