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Person Details: Molly L. Kile

Superfund Research Program

Molly L. Kile

Oregon State University
Sch of Bio/Pop Hlth Sci
101 Milam Hall
Corvallis, Oregon 97331-6802
Phone: 541-737-1443
Email: molly.kile@oregonstate.edu

Projects

Hazardous Waste Sites

Black Butte Mine

  • Oregon State University: Research Translation Core

Fidalgo Bay

  • Oregon State University: Research Translation Core

Publications

2020

  • Bozack AK, Cardenas A, Geldhof J, Quamruzzaman Q, Rahman M, Mostofa G, Christiani DC, Kile ML. 2020. Cord blood DNA methylation of DNMT3A mediates the association between in utero arsenic exposure and birth outcomes: results from a prospective birth cohort in Bangladesh. Environ Res doi:10.1016/j.envres.2020.109134 PMID:32018205
  • Kramer AL, Campbell L, Donatuto J, Heidt M, Kile ML, Simonich SL. 2020. Impact of local and regional sources of PAHs on tribal reservation air quality in the US Pacific Northwest. Sci Total Environ 710:136412. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.136412
  • Welch B, Branscum A, Geldhof J, Ahmed S, Hystad P, Smit E, Afroz S, Megowan M, Golam M, Sharif OI, Rahman M, Quamruzzaman Q, Christiani DC, Kile ML. 2020. Evaluating the effects between metal mixtures and serum vaccine antibody concentrations in children: A prospective birth cohort study. Environmental Health doi:10.1186/s12940-020-00592-z

2019

  • Dixon HM, Armstrong G, Barton ML, Bergmann AJ, Bondy M, Halbleib ML, Hamilton W, Haynes E, Herbstman JB, Hoffman PD, Jepson PC, Kile ML, Kincl L, Laurienti PJ, North P, Paulik LB, Petrosino J, Points GL, Poutasse C, Rohlman D, Scott RP, Smith BW, Tidwell LG, Walker C, Waters KM, Anderson KA. 2019. Discovery of common chemical exposures across three continents using silicone wristbands. R Soc Open Sci 6(2):181836. doi:10.1098/rsos.181836 PMID:30891293 PMCID:PMC6408398
  • Foster S, Pennino M, Compton J, Leibowitz S, Kile ML. 2019. Arsenic drinking water violations decreased across the United States following revision of the maximum contaminant level. Environ Sci Technol 53(19):11478-11485. doi:10.1021/acs.est.9b02358
  • Lin PD, Bromage S, Mostofa G, Rahman ML, Allen JG, Oken E, Kile ML, Christiani DC. 2019. Mediating role of arsenic in the relationship between diet and pregnancy outcomes: prospective birth cohort in Bangladesh. Environ Health 18:10. doi:10.1186/s12940-019-0450-1 PMID:30728020
  • Minick DJ, Paulik LB, Smith BW, Scott RP, Kile ML, Rohlman D, Anderson KA. 2019. A passive sampling model to predict PAHs in butter clams (Saxidomus giganteus), a traditional food source for Native American tribes of the Salish Sea Region. Mar Pollut Bull 145:28-35. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2019.05.020 PMID:31590789 PMCID:PMC7094077
  • Rohlman D, Donatuto J, Heidt M, Barton ML, Campbell L, Anderson KA, Kile ML. 2019. A case study describing a community-engaged approach for evaluating polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposure in a Native American community. Int J Environ Res Public Health 16(3):327. doi:10.3390/ijerph16030327 PMID:30682857
  • Welch B, Branscum A, Ahmed S, Hystad P, Smit E, Afroz S, Megowan M, Golam M, Ibne HM, Rahmn M, Quamruzzaman Q, Christiani DC, Kile ML. 2019. Arsenic exposure and serum antibody concentrations to diphtheria and tetanus toxoid in children at age 5: A prospective birth cohort in Bangladesh. Environ Int 127:810-818. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2019.04.015 PMID:31051324 PMCID:PMC6513691

2018

  • Bozack AK, Cardenas A, Quamruzzaman Q, Rahman M, Mostofa G, Christiani DC, Kile ML. 2018. DNA methylation in cord blood as mediator of the association between prenatal arsenic exposure and gestational age. Epigenetics 13(9):923-940. doi:10.1080/15592294.2018.1516453 PMID:30175652 PMCID:PMC6284783
  • Sun R, Wang Z, Henn BC, Su L, Lu Q, Lin X, Wright RO, Bellinger DC, Kile ML, Mazumdar M, Tellez-Rojo MM, Schnaas L, Christiani DC. 2018. Identification of novel loci associated with infant cognitive ability. Mol Psychiatry PMID:30120420

2017

  • Lin PD, Bromage S, Mostofa G, Allen JG, Oken E, Kile ML, Christiani DC. 2017. Associations between diet and toenail arsenic concentration among pregnant women in Bangladesh: a prospective study. Nutrients 9(4):420. doi:10.3390/nu9040420 PMID:28441747 PMCID:PMC5409759
  • Rahman ML, Valeri L, Kile ML, Mazumdar M, Mostofa G, Qamruzzaman Q, Rahman M, Baccarelli A, Liang L, Christiani DC. 2017. Investigating causal relation between prenatal arsenic exposure and birthweight: are smaller infants more susceptible?. Environ Int 108:32-40. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2017.07.026 PMID:28787626 PMCID:PMC5623127
  • Valeri L, Mazumdar M, Bobb JF, Henn BC, Rodrigues EG, Sharif OI, Kile ML, Quamruzzaman Q, Afroz S, Golam M, Amarasiriwardena C, Bellinger DC, Christiani DC, Coull BA, Wright RO. 2017. Effect of prenatal exposure to metal mixtures on neurodevelopmental outcomes at 20-40 months of age: Evidence from Rural Bangladesh. Environ Health Perspect 125:11. doi:10.1289/ehp614 PMID:28669934
  • Wang Z, Henn BC, Wang C, Wei Y, Li S, Sun R, Chen H, Wagner PJ, Lu Q, Lin X, Wright RO, Bellinger DC, Kile ML, Mazumdar M, Tellez-Rojo M, Schnaas L, Christiani DC. 2017. Genome-wide gene by lead exposure interaction analysis identifies UNC5D as a candidate gene for neurodevelopment. Environ Health 16:81. doi:10.1186/s12940-017-0288-3 PMID:28754176 PMCID:PMC5534076

2016

  • Kile ML, Cardenas A, Rodrigues EG, Mazumdar M, Dobson CB, Golam M, Quamruzzaman Q, Rahman M, Christiani DC. 2016. Estimating effects of arsenic exposure during pregnancy on perinatal outcomes in a Bangladeshi cohort. Epidemiology 27(2):173-181. doi:10.1097/EDE.0000000000000416 PMID:26583609 PMCID:PMC4733817
  • Kile ML, Faraj JM, Ronnenberg AG, Quamruzzaman Q, Rahman M, Mostofa G, Afroz S, Christiani DC. 2016. A cross sectional study of anemia and iron deficiency as risk factors for arsenic-induced skin lesions in Bangladeshi women. BMC Public Health 16:158. doi:10.1186/s12889-016-2824-4 PMID:26880234 PMCID:PMC4754934
  • Rodrigues EG, Bellinger DC, Valeri L, Hasan OS, Quamruzzaman Q, Golam M, Kile ML, Christiani DC, Wright RO, Mazumdar M. 2016. Neurodevelopmental outcomes among 2- to 3-year-old children in Bangladesh with elevated blood lead and exposure to arsenic and manganese in drinking water. Environ Health 15:44. doi:10.1186/s12940-016-0127-y PMID:26968381 PMCID:PMC4788832
  • Rohlman D, Frey G, Kile ML, Harper B, Harris S, Motorykin O, Simonich SL, Harding A. 2016. Communicating results of a dietary exposure study following consumption of traditionally smoked salmon. Environ Justice 9(3):85-92. doi:10.1089/env.2016.0006 PMID:28804531 PMCID:PMC4981151
  • Teeguarden J, Tan Y, Edwards SW, Leonard JA, Anderson KA, Corley RA, Harding A, Kile ML, Simonich SL, Stone D, Tanguay RL, Waters KM, Harper SL, Williams DE. 2016. Expanding on successful concepts, models, and organization. Environ Sci Technol 50(17):8921-8922. doi:10.1021/acs.est.6b03027 PMID:27509267
  • Teeguarden J, Tan Y, Edwards SW, Leonard JA, Anderson KA, Corley RA, Kile ML, Simonich SL, Stone D, Tanguay RL, Waters KM, Harper SL, Williams DE. 2016. Completing the link between exposure science and toxicology for improved environmental health decision making: the aggregate exposure pathway framework. Environ Sci Technol 50(9):4579-4586. doi:10.1021/acs.est.5b05311 PMID:26759916 PMCID:PMC4854780

2015

  • Cardenas A, Koestler DC, Houseman EA, Jackson BP, Kile ML, Karagas MR, Marsit CJ. 2015. Differential DNA methylation in umbilical cord blood of infants exposed to mercury and arsenic in utero. Epigenetics 10(6):508-515. doi:10.1080/15592294.2015.1046026 PMID:25923418 PMCID:PMC4622995
  • Kile ML, Mazumdar M. 2015. Arsenic and reproductive health. In: Handbook of arsenic toxicology. Elsevier,
  • Larkin A, Williams DE, Kile ML, Baird WM. 2015. Developing a smartphone software package for predicting atmospheric pollutant concentrations at mobile locations. Comput J 58(6):1431-1442. doi:10.1093/comjnl/bxu067 PMID:26146409 PMCID:PMC4489712
  • Motorykin O, Santiago-Delgado L, Rohlman D, Schrlau J, Harper B, Harris S, Harding A, Kile ML, Simonich SL. 2015. Metabolism and excretion rates of parent and hydroxy-PAHs in urine collected after consumption of traditionally smoked salmon for Native American volunteers. Sci Total Environ 514:170-177. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.01.083 PMID:25659315 PMCID:PMC4361301
  • Motorykin O, Schrlau J, Jia Y, Harper B, Harris S, Harding A, Stone D, Kile ML, Sudakin D, Simonich SL. 2015. Determination of parent and hydroxy PAHs in personal PM and urine samples collected during Native American fish smoking activities. Sci Total Environ 505:694-703. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.10.051 PMID:25461072 PMCID:PMC4261013
  • Seow W, Pan W, Kile ML, Tong L, Baccarelli A, Quamruzzaman Q, Rahman M, Mostofa G, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Ahsan H, Lin X, Christiani DC, Kibriya MG. 2015. A distinct and replicable variant of the squamous cell carcinoma gene inositol polyphosphate-5-phosphatase modifies the susceptibility of arsenic-associated skin lesions in Bangladesh. Cancer 121(13):2222-2229. doi:10.1002/cncr.29291 PMID:25759212 PMCID:PMC4565788

2014

  • Coker ES, Smit E, Harding A, Molitor J, Kile ML. 2014. Epilepsy is not resolved. BMC Public Health 14(6):339-340. doi:10.5698/1535-7597-14.6.339 PMID:25678867 PMCID:PMC4325583
  • Gleason K, Shine JP, Shobnam N, Rokoff LB, Suchanda HS, Hasan OS, Mostofa G, Amarasiriwardena CJ, Quamruzzaman Q, Rahman M, Kile ML, Bellinger DC, Christiani DC, Wright RO, Mazumdar M. 2014. Contaminated turmeric is a potential source of lead exposure for children in rural Bangladesh. J Environ Public Health 2014:730636. doi:10.1155/2014/730636 PMID:25214856 PMCID:PMC4158309
  • Grashow R, Zhang J, Fang SC, Weisskopf MG, Christiani DC, Kile ML, Cavallari JM. 2014. Inverse association between toenail arsenic and body mass index in a population of welders. Environ Res 131:131-133. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2014.03.010 PMID:24721130 PMCID:PMC4035809
  • Kile ML, Coker ES, Smit E, Sudakin D, Molitor J, Harding A. 2014. A cross-sectional study of the association between ventilation of gas stoves and chronic respiratory illness in US children enrolled in NHANESIII. Environ Health 13:71. doi:10.1186/1476-069X-13-71 PMID:25182545 PMCID:PMC4175218
  • Kile ML, Houseman EA, Baccarelli A, Quamruzzaman Q, Rahman M, Mostofa G, Cardenas A, Wright RO, Christiani DC. 2014. Effect of prenatal arsenic exposure on DNA methylation and leukocyte subpopulations in cord blood. Epigenetics 9(5):774-782. doi:10.4161/epi.28153 PMID:24525453 PMCID:PMC4063836
  • Kile ML, Rodrigues EG, Mazumdar M, Dobson CB, Diao N, Golam M, Quamruzzaman Q, Rahman M, Christiani DC. 2014. A prospective cohort study of the association between drinking water arsenic exposure and self-reported maternal health symptoms during pregnancy in Bangladesh. Environ Health 13(1):29. doi:10.1186/1476-069X-13-29 PMID:24735908 PMCID:PMC4021291
  • Seow W, Kile ML, Baccarelli A, Pan W, Byun H, Mostofa G, Quamruzzaman Q, Rahman M, Lin X, Christiani DC. 2014. Epigenome-wide DNA methylation changes with development of arsenic-induced skin lesions in Bangladesh: a case-control follow-up study. Environ Mol Mutagen 55(6):449-456. doi:10.1002/em.21860 PMID:24677489 PMCID:PMC4082746

2013

  • Schure MB, Kile ML, Harding A, Harper B, Harris S, Uesugi S, Goins RT. 2013. Perceptions of the environment and health among members of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation. Environ Justice 6(3):115-120. doi:10.1089/env.2013.0022 PMID:25152803 PMCID:PMC4138542

2012

  • Kile ML, Baccarelli A, Hoffman E, Tarantini L, Quamruzzaman Q, Rahman M, Mahiuddin G, Mostofa G, Hsueh Y, Wright RO, Christiani DC. 2012. Prenatal arsenic exposure and DNA methylation in maternal and umbilical cord blood leukocytes. Environ Health Perspect 120:1061-6. doi:10.1289/ehp.1104173 PMID:22466225 PMCID:PMC3404653
  • Rodrigues EG, Kile ML, Hoffman E, Quamruzzaman Q, Rahman M, Mahiuddin G, Hsueh Y, Christiani DC. 2012. GSTO and AS3MT genetic polymorphisms and differences in urinary arsenic concentrations among residents in Bangladesh. Biomarkers 17(3):240-247. doi:10.3109/1354750X.2012.658863 PMID:22339537 PMCID:PMC3340466
  • Seow W, Pan W, Kile ML, Baccarelli A, Quamruzzaman Q, Rahman M, Mahiuddin G, Mostofa G, Lin X, Christiani DC. 2012. Arsenic reduction in drinking water and improvement in skin lesions: A follow-up study in Bangladesh. Environ Health Perspect 121:1733-1738. doi:10.1289/ehp.1205381 PMID:23060367 PMCID:PMC3548283

2011

  • Kile ML, Hoffman E, Rodrigues EG, Breton CV, Quamruzzaman Q, Rahman M, Mahiuddin G, Hsueh Y, Christiani DC. 2011. A pathway-based analysis of urinary arsenic metabolites and skin lesions. Am J Epidemiol 173(7):778-786. doi:10.1093/aje/kwq427 PMID:21378128 PMCID:PMC3105278

2010

2007

  • Breton CV, Kile ML, Catalano PJ, Hoffman E, Quamruzzaman Q, Rahman M, Mahiuddin G, Christiani DC. 2007. GSTM1 and APE1 genotypes affect arsenic-induced oxidative stress: a repeated measures study. Environ Health 6:39. doi:10.1186/1476-069X-6-39 PMID:18053222 PMCID:PMC2222228
  • Kile ML, Houseman EA, Breton CV, Quamruzzaman Q, Rahman M, Mahiuddin G, Christiani DC. 2007. Association between total ingested arsenic and toenail arsenic concentrations. J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 42(12):1827-34. PMID:17952783
  • Kile ML, Houseman EA, Breton CV, Smith TJ, Quamruzzaman Q, Rahman M, Mahiuddin G, Christiani DC. 2007. Dietary arsenic exposure in bangladesh. Environ Health Perspect 115(6):889-893. doi:10.1289/ehp.9462 PMID:17589596 PMCID:PMC1892146

2005

  • Ford T, Jay J, Patel A, Kile ML, Prommasith P, Galloway TS, Sanger RC, Smith KL, Depledge MH. 2005. Use of ecotoxicological tools to evaluate the health of New Bedford Harbor sediments: A microbial biomarker approach. Environ Health Perspect 113(2):186191. PMID:15687056

2004

  • McCarty KM, Senn DB, Kile ML, Quamruzzaman Q, Rahman M, Mahiuddin G, Christiani DC. 2004. Antimony: An unlikely confounder in the relationship between well water arsenic and health outcomes in Bangladesh. Environ Health Perspect 112(8):809-811. PMID:15175164

2003

  • Ford T, Jay J, Patel A, Promasith P, Galloway TS, Sanger KL, Smith KL, Depledge MH, Kile ML. 2003. Microbial Biomarkers of Contaminant Stress: Their Future as Monitoring Tools. In: Proceedings of the NIEHS (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences) Asilomar Conference on Bioremediation & Biodegradation: Current Advances in Reducing Toxicity, Exposure and Environmental Consequences. Pacific Grove, CA.

2001

  • Lachmayr KL, Paulauskis JD, Patel A, Ford T, Kile ML, Jay J. 2001. Prevalence of arsA, arsB, and arsC in Arsenic-Resistant New Bedford Harbor Bacteria: Implications For Biomarker Development. In: Proceedings of the American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL.
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