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Your Environment. Your Health.

Person Details: Maitreyi Mazumdar

Superfund Research Program

Maitreyi Mazumdar

Children's Hospital Boston
Neurology Department/Fegan11
300 Longwood Ave
Boston, Massachusetts 02115
Phone: 617-355-2918
Fax: 617-730-0285




  • Bliznashka L, Roy A, Christiani DC, Calafat AM, Ospina M, Diao N, Mazumdar M, Jaacks LM. 2023. Pregnancy pesticide exposure and child development in low- and middle-income countries: A prospective analysis of a birth cohort in rural Bangladesh and meta-analysis. PLoS One 18(6):e0287089. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0287089 PMID:37294794 PMCID:PMC10256216


  • Tindula G, Mukherjee SK, Ekramullah SM, Arman DM, Biswas SK, Islam J, Obrycki JF, Christiani DC, Liang L, Warf BC, Mazumdar M. 2021. Parental metal exposures as potential risk factors for spina bifida in Bangladesh. Environ Int 157:PMID:34358915


  • Gleason K, Valeri L, Shankar AH, Obrycki JF, Sharif OI, Mostofa G, Quamruzzaman Q, Wright RO, Christiani DC, Bellinger DC, Mazumdar M. 2020. Stunting and lead: using causal mediation analysis to better understand how environmental lead exposure affects cognitive outcomes in children. J Neurodev Disord 12:39. doi:10.1186/s11689-020-09346-x PMID:33327931


  • Liu J, Lee JJ, Lynn P, Valeri L, Christiani DC, Bellinger DC, Wright RO, Mazumdar M, Coull BA. 2019. A Cross-validated Ensemble Approach to Robust Hypothesis Testing of Continuous Nonlinear Interactions: Application to Nutrition-Environment Studies. J Am Stat Assoc


  • Lee JJ, Valeri L, Kapur K, Hasan O, Quamruzzaman Q, Wright RO, Bellinger DC, Christiani DC, Mazumdar M. 2018. Growth parameters at birth mediate the relationship between prenatal manganese exposure and cognitive test scores among a cohort of 2-to 3-year-old Bangladeshi children. Int J Epidemiol 47(4):1169-1179. doi:10.1093/ije/dyy069 PMID:29733356


  • 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


  • Gleason K, Valeri L, Shankar AH, Hasan O, Quamruzzaman Q, Rodrigues EG, Christiani DC, Wright RO, Bellinger DC, Mazumdar M. 2016. Stunting is associated with blood lead concentration among Bangladeshi children aged 2-3 years. Environ Health 15(1):103. doi:10.1186/s12940-016-0190-4 PMID:27809911 PMCID:PMC5096334
  • 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
  • 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


  • Bobb JF, Valeri L, Henn BC, Wright RO, Mazumdar M, Godleski J, Coull BA, Christiani DC. 2015. Bayesian kernel machine regression for estimating the health effects of multi-pollutant mixtures. Biostatistics 16(3):493-508. doi:10.1093/biostatistics/kxu058 PMID:25532525
  • Kile ML, Mazumdar M. 2015. Arsenic and reproductive health. In: Handbook of arsenic toxicology. Elsevier,
  • Mazumdar M, Christiani DC, Biswas SK, Hasan OS, Kapur K. 2015. Elevated sweat chloride levels due to arsenic toxicity. N Engl J Med 372(6):582-584. doi:10.1056/NEJMc1413312 PMID:25651269 PMCID:PMC4368195
  • Mazumdar M, Hasan OS, Hamid R, Valeri L, Paul L, Selhub J, Rodrigues EG, Silva F, Mia S, Mostofa G, Quamruzzaman Q, Rahman M, Christiani DC. 2015. Arsenic is associated with reduced effect of folic acid in myelomeningocele prevention: a case control study in Bangladesh. Environ Health 14:34. doi:10.1186/s12940-015-0020-0 PMID:25885259 PMCID:PMC4404044
  • Mazumdar M, Valeri L, Rodrigues EG, Hasan OS, Hamid R, Paul L, Selhub J, Silva F, Mostofa G, Quamruzzaman Q, Rahman M, Christiani DC. 2015. Polymorphisms in maternal folate pathway genes interact with arsenic in drinking water to influence risk of myelomeningocele. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 103(9):754-762. doi:10.1002/bdra.23399 PMID:26250961 PMCID:PMC4565773


  • 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
  • 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
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