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Person Details: Aruni Bhatnagar

Superfund Research Program

Aruni Bhatnagar

University of Louisville
Cardiovascular Innovation Institute
320 E. Muhammad Ali Blvd.
Louisville, Kentucky 40202-1756
Phone: 502-852-5966
Email: aruni@louisville.edu

Projects

Publications

2022

  • Coleman CJ, Yeager R, Pond ZA, Riggs DW, Bhatnagar A, Pope III C. 2022. Mortality risk associated with greenness, air pollution, and physical activity in a representative US cohort. Sci Total Environ 824:doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.153848 PMID:35176374
  • Lorkiewicz P, Keith RJ, Lynch J, Jin L, Theis W, Krivokhizhina T, Riggs D, Bhatnagar A, Srivastava S, Conklin DJ. 2022. Electronic cigarette solvents, JUUL e-liquids, and biomarkers of exposure: In vivo evidence for acrolein and glycidol in e-cig-derived aerosols. Chem Res Toxicol doi:10.1021/acs.chemrestox.1c00328 PMID:35044764
  • Wahlang B, Gripshover T, Gao H, Krivokhizhina T, Keith RJ, Sithu ID, Rai SN, Bhatnagar A, McClain CJ, Srivastava S, Cave MC. 2022. Associations between residential exposure to volatile organic compounds and liver injury markers. Toxicol Sci 185(1):doi:10.1093/toxsci/kfab119 PMID:34668566 PMCID:PMC8714366

2021

  • Coleman CJ, Yeager R, Riggs DW, Coleman NC, Garcia GR, Bhatnagar A, Pope CA. 2021. Greenness, air pollution, and mortality risk: A US cohort study of cancer patients and survivors. Environ Int 157:106797. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2021.106797 PMID:34332301
  • Jin L, Lorkiewicz P, Xie Z, Bhatnagar A, Srivastava S, Conklin DJ. 2021. Acrolein but not its metabolite, 3-Hydroxypropylmercapturic acid (3HPMA), activates vascular transient receptor potential Ankyrin-1 (TRPA1): Physiological to toxicological implications. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 426:115647. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2021.115647 PMID:34271065 PMCID:PMC8343963
  • Jin L, Lynch J, Richardson A, Lorkiewicz P, Srivastava S, Theis W, Shirk G, Hand A, Bhatnagar A, Srivastava S, Conklin D. 2021. Electronic cigarette solvents, pulmonary irritation and endothelial dysfunction: role of acetaldehyde and formaldehyde. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol doi:10.1152/ajpheart.00878.2020 PMID:33543686
  • Malovichko MV, Abplanalp WT, McFall SA, Taylor BS, Wickramasinghe NS, Sithu ID, Zelko I, Uchida S, Hill BG, Sutaria S, Nantz MH, Bhatnagar A, Conklin DJ, O'Toole TE, Srivastava S. 2021. Subclinical markers of cardiovascular toxicity of benzene inhalation in mice. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 431(9):115742. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2021.115742 PMID:34624356 PMCID:PMC8647905
  • McGraw KE, Riggs DW, Rai SN, Navas-Acien A, Xie Z, Lorkiewicz P, Lynch J, Zafar N, Krishnasamy SS, Taylor KC, Conklin D, DeFilippis A, Srivastava S, Bhatnagar A. 2021. Exposure to volatile organic compounds - acrolein, 1,3-butadiene, and crotonaldehyde - is associated with vascular dysfunction. Environ Res 196:110903. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2021.110903 PMID:33636185 PMCID:PMC8119348
  • Pfeiffer JA, Hart J, Wood LA, Bhatnagar A, Keith RJ, Yeager R, Smith T, Tomlinson M, Gilkey D, Kerstiens S, Gao H, Srivastava S, Walker KL. 2021. The importance of urban planning: Views of greenness and open space is reversely associated with self-reported views and depressive symptoms. Popul Med 3:20. doi:10.18332/popmed/139173 PMID:34368779 PMCID:PMC8341459
  • Riggs DW, Yeager R, Conklin D, DeJarnett N, Keith RJ, DeFilippis A, Rai SN, Bhatnagar A. 2021. Residential proximity to greenness mitigates the hemodynamic effects of ambient air pollution. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 320(3):doi:10.1152/ajpheart.00689.2020 PMID:33416460 (ahead of print)
  • Wood LA, Tomlinson M, Pfeiffer JA, Walker KL, Keith RJ, Smith T, Yeager R, Bhatnagar A, Kerstiens S, Gilkey D, Gao H, Srivastava S, Hart J. 2021. Time spent outdoors and sleep normality: A preliminary investigation. Popul Med 3:7. doi:10.18332/popmed/132119 PMID:34485920 PMCID:PMC8411876

2020

  • Keith RJ, Fetterman JL, Orimoloye OA, Dardari Z, Lorkiewicz P, Hamburg NM, DeFilippis A, Blaha MJ, Bhatnagar A. 2020. Characterization of volatile organic compound metabolites in cigarette smokers, electronic nicotine device users, dual users, and nonusers of tobacco. Nicotine Tob Res 22:264-272. doi:10.1093/ntr/ntz021 PMID:30759242 PMCID:PMC7297089
  • Konkle S, Zierold K, Taylor KC, Riggs DW, Bhatnagar A. 2020. National secular trends in ambient air volatile organic compound levels and biomarkers of exposure in the United States. Environ Res 182:10. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2019.108991 PMID:31835113
  • Riggs DW, Zafar N, Krishnasamy SS, Yeager R, Rai SN, Bhatnagar A, O'Toole TE. 2020. Exposure to airborne fine particulate matter is associated with impaired endothelial function and biomarkers of oxidative stress and inflammation. Environ Res 180:doi:10.1016/j.envres.2019.108890 PMID:31718786 PMCID:PMC6899204
  • Yeager R, Riggs DW, DeJarnett N, Srivastava S, Lorkiewicz P, Xie Z, Krivokhizhina T, Keith RJ, Srivastava S, Browning MH, Zafar N, Krishnasamy SS, DeFilippis A, Turner JR, Rai SN, Bhatnagar A. 2020. Association between residential greenness and exposure to volatile organic compounds. Sci Total Environ 707:doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.135435 PMID:31865083

2019

  • Abplanalp WT, Wickramasinghe NS, Sithu S, Conklin D, Xie Z, Bhatnagar A, Srivastava S, O'Toole TE. 2019. Benzene exposure induces insulin resistance in mice. Toxicol Sci 167(2):426-437. doi:10.1093/toxsci/kfy252 PMID:30346588 PMCID:PMC6358255
  • Conklin D, Guo Y, Nystoriak M, Jagatheesan G, Obal D, Kilfoil PJ, Hoetker JD, Guo L, Bolli R, Bhatnagar A. 2019. TRPA1 channel contributes to myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 316:H889-H899. doi:10.1152/ajpheart.00106.2018 PMID:30735434 PMCID:PMC6483018
  • Conklin D, Schick SF, Blaha MJ, Carll AP, DeFilippis A, Ganz P, Hall MN, Hamburg NM, O'Toole TE, Reynolds LM, Srivastava S, Bhatnagar A. 2019. Cardiovascular injury induced by tobacco products: Assessment of risk factors and biomarkers of harm A Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (TCORS) Compilation. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 316(4):H801-H827. doi:10.1152/ajpheart.00591.2018 PMID:30707616
  • Finch J, Riggs DW, O'Toole TE, Pope III C, Bhatnagar A, Conklin D. 2019. Acute exposure to air pollution is associated with novel changes in blood levels of endothelin-1 and circulating angiogenic cells in young, healthy adults. AIMS Environ Sci 6(4):265-276. doi:10.3934/environsci.2019.4.265

2018

  • Conklin D, Ogunwale M, Chen Y, Theis W, Nantz MH, Fu X, Chen L, Riggs DW, Lorkiewicz P, Bhatnagar A, Srivastava S. 2018. Electronic cigarette-generated aldehydes: the contribution of e-liquid components to their formation and the use of urinary aldehyde metabolites as biomarkers of exposure. Aerosol Science and Technology 52:1219-1232. doi:10.1080/02786826.2018.1500013
  • Lorkiewicz P, Riggs DW, Keith RJ, Conklin D, Xie Z, Sutaria S, Lynch BJ, Srivastava S, Bhatnagar A. 2018. Comparison of urinary biomarkers of exposure in humans using electronic cigarettes, combustible cigarettes, and smokeless tobacco. Nicotine Tob Res doi:10.1093/ntr/nty089 PMID:29868926
  • Riggs DW, Yeager R, Bhatnagar A. 2018. Defining the human envirome: an omics approach for assessing the environmental risk of cardiovascular disease. Circ Res 122:1259-1275. doi:10.1161/circresaha.117.311230 PMID:29700071 PMCID:PMC6398443
  • Xie Z, Lorkiewicz P, Riggs DW, Bhatnagar A, Srivastava S. 2018. Comprehensive, robust, and sensitive UPLC-MS/MS analysis of free biogenic monoamines and their metabolites in urine. J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci 1099:83-91. doi:10.1016/j.jchromb.2018.09.012 PMID:30248561 PMCID:PMC6398444
  • Yeager R, Riggs DW, DeJarnett N, Tollerud DJ, Wilson J, Conklin D, O'Toole TE, McCracken J, Lorkiewicz P, Xie Z, Zafar N, Krishnasamy SS, Srivastava S, Finch J, Keith RJ, DeFilippis A, Rai SN, Liu G, Bhatnagar A. 2018. Association between residential greenness and cardiovascular disease risk. J Am Heart Assoc 7(24):e009117. doi:10.1161/JAHA.118.009117 PMID:30561265 PMCID:PMC6405613
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