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Elwood A. Linney

Duke University Medical Center
Duke Medical Center
Box 3020 Med Ctr.
Durham, NC 27710
Phone: 919-684-6095
Fax: 919-684-8735


Research Briefs



  • Hahn, Mark E., A.G. McArthur, Sibel I. Karchner, Diana G. Franks, Matthew J. Jenny, Alicia R. Timme-Laragy, John J. Stegeman, Bruce R. Woodin, Michael J. Cipriano, and Elwood A. Linney. 2014. The transcriptional response to oxidative stress in vertebrate embryos: Effects of tert butylhydroquinone and 2,3,7,8- tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin. PLoS ONE. 9(11):e113158. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0113158 PMID:25402455 PMCID:PMC4234671


  • Roy, N.M., B. Arpie, Elwood A. Linney, Edward D. Levin, D.T. Cerutti, and J. Lugo. 2012. Brief embryonic strychnine exposure in zebrafish causes long-term adult behavioral impairment with indications of Embryonic synaptic changes. Neurotoxicology and Teratology. 34:587-591. doi:10.1016/



  • Alexeyenko, A., Deena M. Wassenberg, Edward K. Lobenhofer, Jerry Yen, Elwood A. Linney, E. Sonnhammer, and Joel N. Meyer. 2010. Dynamic zebrafish interactome reveals transcriptional mechanisms of dioxin toxicity. PLoS ONE. 5(5):e10465. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0010465
  • Powers, Christina M., Jerry Yen, Elwood A. Linney, Frederic J. Seidler, and Theodore A. Slotkin. 2010. Silver exposure in developing zebrafish (Danio rerio): Persistent effects on larval behavior and survival. Neurotoxicology and Teratology. 32(3):391-397. doi:10.1016/


  • Levin, Edward D., Michael Aschner, Ulrike Heberlein, Douglas Ruden, Kathleen A. Welsh-Bohmer, Selena Bartlett, Karen Berger, Lang Chen, Ammon B. Corl, Donnie Eddins, Rachael French, Kathleen M. Hayden, Kirsten Helmcke, Helmut VB Hirsch, Elwood A. Linney, Greg Lnenicka, Grier P. Page, Debra Possidente, Bernard Possidente, and Annette Kirshner. 2009. Genetic aspects of behavioral neurotoxicology. NeuroToxicology. 30(5):741-53. doi:10.1016/j.neuro.2009.07.014
  • Timme-Laragy, Alicia R., Lindsey A. Van Tiem, Elwood A. Linney, and Richard T. Di Giulio. 2009. Antioxidant responses and NRF2 in synergistic developmental toxicity of PAHs in zebrafish. Toxicological Sciences. 109(2):217-27. doi:10.1093/toxsci/kfp038


  • Beyer, Richard P., Michael R. Lasarev, Lisiane B. Meira, Valerie S. Palmer, Pamela K. Ross, Theodor K. Bammler, Blair U. Bradford, Michael L. Cunningham, Greg Higgins, Patrick Hurban, Robert J. Kayton, Oksana Kosyk, Portia A. Vliet, R. Wolfinger, Courtney G. Woods, Jonathan H. Freedman, Elwood A. Linney, William K. Kaufmann, Terrance J. Kavanagh, Ivan Rusyn, Leona D. Samson, Peter S. Spencer, William A. Suk, and Helmut F. Zarbl. 2007. Multicenter study of acetaminophen hepatotoxicity reveals the importance of biological endpoints in genomic analyses. Toxicological Sciences. 99(1):326-337.
  • Lassiter, Christopher S. and Elwood A. Linney. 2007. Embryonic expression and steroid regulation of brain Aromatase (cyp19a1b) in zebrafish (Danio rerio). Zebrafish. 4(1):49-58.


  • Cook, Jon, Nancy D. Denslow, T. Iguchi, Elwood A. Linney, A. Miracle, Joseph R. Shaw, Mark R. Viant, and Timothy R. Zacharewski. 2006. "Omics" approaches in the context of environment toxicology. (In: Emerging Molecular and Computational Approaches for Cross-Species Extrapolations). Chapter 1in: Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Annual Meeting 2006. Washington, DC. pp.1-29.
  • Cook, Jon, Nancy D. Denslow, T. Iguchi, Elwood A. Linney, Ann L. Miracle, Joseph R. Shaw, Mark R. Viant, and Timothy R. Zacharewski. 2006. "Omics" approaches in the context of human and environmental toxicology. Chapter 1 in: Genomic Approaches for Cross-Species Extrapolation in Toxicology. pp.1-25.


  • Levin, Edward D., Holly A. Swain, Sue Donerly, and Elwood A. Linney. 2004. Developmental chlorpyrifos effects on hatchling zebrafish swimming behavior. Neurotoxicology and Teratology. 26(6):719-723.
  • Linney, Elwood A. and Ava J. Udvadia. 2004. Construction and detection of fluorescent germline transgenic zebrafish. Chapter Vol. 254 in: Methods in Molecular Biology, 2004. Humana Press, Inc, Louisville, KY. pp.271-288.
  • Linney, Elwood A., Lucia Upchurch, and Sue Donerly. 2004. Zebrafish as a neurotoxicological model. Neurotoxicology and Teratology. 26(6):709-718.


  • Levin, Edward D., Elizabeth Chrysanthis, Kari Yacsin, and Elwood A. Linney. 2003. Chlorpyrifos exposure of developing zebrafish: effects on survival and long-term effects on response latency and spatial discrimination. Neurotoxicology and Teratology. 25(1):51-57.
  • Linney, Elwood A. and Ava J. Udvadia. 2003. Construction and detection of fluorescent germ-line transgenic zebrafish. In: Methods in Molecular Medicine. (). Humana Press,
  • Udvadia, Ava J. and Elwood A. Linney. 2003. Windows into development: historic, current, and future perspectives on transgenic zebrafish. Developmental Biology. 256(1):1-17.


  • Lassiter, Christopher S., Elwood A. Linney, and Betty Kelley. 2002. Genomic structure and embryonic expression of estrogen receptor beta a (ERBa) in zebrafish (Danio rerio). Gene. 292(1-2):141-151. doi:10.1016/S0378-1119(02)01050-8

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