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Person Details: Habibul Ahsan

Superfund Research Program

Habibul Ahsan

University of Chicago
Department of Health Studies
5871 South Maryland Avenue, Suite N102
Chicago, Illinois 60637
Phone: 773-834-9956
Fax: 773-834-0139
Email: habib@uchicago.edu

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2019

  • Bulka C, Scannell Bryan M, Persky V, Daviglus ML, Durazo-Arvizu RA, Parvez F, Slavkovich VN, Graziano JH, Islam M, Baron JA, Ahsan H, Argos M. 2019. Changes in blood pressure associated with lead, manganese, and selenium in a Bangladeshi cohort. Environ Pollut 248:28-35. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2019.01.129 PMID:30771745 PMCID:PMC6517081
  • Burchiel SW, Lauer FT, Factor-Litvak P, Liu X, Santella RM, Islam T, Eunus M, Alam N, Islam T, Rahman M, Ahmed A, Ahsan H, Graziano JH, Parvez F. 2019. An increase in circulating B cells and B cell activation markers in peripheral blood is associated with cigarette smoking in a male cohort in Bangladesh. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 384:114783. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2019.114783 PMID:31669812 PMCID:PMC6886671
  • Byrd D, Chen J, Vogtmann E, Hullings A, Song S, Amir A, Kibriya MG, Ahsan H, Chen Y, Nelson H, Knight R, Shi J, Chia N, Sinha R. 2019. Reproducibility, stability, and accuracy of microbial profiles by fecal sample collection method in three distinct populations. PLoS One doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0224757 PMID:31738775 PMCID:PMC6860998
  • Chen Q, Shen S, Sun H, Wu F, Kluz T, Kibriya MG, Chen Y, Ahsan H, Costa M. 2019. PBMC gene expression profiles of female Bangladeshi adults chronically exposed to arsenic-contaminated drinking water. Environ Pollut 259:113672. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2019.113672 PMID:31918125
  • Chen Y, Wu F, Liu X, Parvez F, Lolacono NJ, Gibson EA, Kioumourtzoglou M, Levy D, Shahriar H, Uddin MN, Islam T, Lomax A, Saxena R, Sanchez TR, Santiago D, Ellis T, Ahsan H, Wasserman GA, Graziano JH. 2019. Early life and adolescent arsenic exposure from drinking water and blood pressure in adolescence. Environ Res 178:doi:10.1016/j.envres.2019.108681 PMID:31520830
  • Demanelis K, Argos M, Tong L, Shinkle J, Sabarinathan M, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Sarwar G, Shahriar H, Islam T, Rahman M, Yunus M, Graziano JH, Broberg K, Engstrom K, Jasmine F, Ahsan H, Pierce BL. 2019. Association of arsenic exposure with whole blood DNA methylation: An epigenome-wide study of Bangladeshi adults. Environ Health Perspect 127:PMCID:PMC6791539
  • Huhmann BL, Harvey CF, Navas-Acien A, Graziano JH, Parvez F, Chen Y, Argos M, Ahmed A, Hasan R, Ahsan H, van Geen AF. 2019. Changes in arsenic exposure in Araihazar, Bangladesh from 2001 through 2015 following a blanket well testing and education campaign. Environ Int 125:82-89. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2019.01.026 PMID:30710803 PMCID:PMC6449151
  • Karagas MR, Punshon T, Davis M, Bulka C, Slaughter F, Karalis D, Argos M, Ahsan H. 2019. Rice intake and emerging concerns on arsenic in rice: A review of the human evidence and methodologic challenges. Curr Environ Health Rep 6:361-72. doi:10.1007/s40572-019-00249-1 PMID:31760590
  • Lauer FT, Parvez F, Factor-Litvak P, Liu X, Santella RM, Islam M, Eunus M, Alam N, Hasan R, Rahman M, Ahsan H, Graziano JH, Burchiel SW. 2019. Changes in human peripheral blood mononuclear cell (HPBMC) populations and T-cell subsets associated with arsenic and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposures in a Bangladesh cohort. PLoS One 14(7):e0220451. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0220451 PMID:31365547 PMCID:PMC6668812
  • Nolan-Kennedy R, Wu F, Hu J, Yang L, Kelly D, Li H, Jasmine F, Kibriya MG, Parvez F, Shaheen I, Sarwar G, Ahmed A, Eunus M, Islam T, Pei Z, Ahsan H, Chen Y. 2019. The association between smoking and gut microbiome in Bangladesh. Nicotine Tob Res doi:10.1093/ntr/ntz220 PMID:31794002 (ahead of print)
  • Osborne G, Wu F, Yang L, Kelly D, Hu J, Li H, Jasmine F, Kibriya MG, Parvez F, Shaheen I, Sarwar G, Ahmed A, Eunus M, Islam T, Pei Z, Ahsan H, Chen Y. 2019. The association between gut microbiome and anthropometric measurements in Bangladesh. Gut Microbes 11(1):63-76. doi:10.1080/19490976.2019.1614394 PMID:31138061 PMCID:PMC6973329
  • Parvez F, Akhtar E, Khan L, Haq MA, Islam T, Ahmed D, Eunus HM, Hasan AR, Ahsan H, Graziano JH, Raqib R. 2019. Exposure to low dose arsenic in early life alters innate immune function in children. J Immunotoxicol 16:201-209. doi:10.1080/1547691X.2019.1657993 PMID:31703545 PMCID:PMC7041495
  • Parvez F, Lauer FT, Factor-Litvak P, Liu X, Santella RM, Islam T, Eunus M, Alam N, Sarwar G, Rahman M, Ahsan H, Graziano JH, Burchiel SW. 2019. Assessment of arsenic and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) exposures on immune function among males in Bangladesh. PLoS One 14:doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0216662 PMID:31095595 PMCID:PMC6522035
  • Pierce BL, Tong L, Dean S, Argos M, Jasmine F, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Sarwar G, Islam M, Shahriar H, Islam T, Rahman M, Yunus M, Lynch VJ, Oglesbee D, Graziano JH, Kibriya MG, Gamble MV, Ahsan H. 2019. A missense variant in FTCD is associated with arsenic metabolism and toxicity phenotypes in Bangladesh. PLoS Genet 15:18. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1007984 PMID:30893314 PMCID:PMC6443193
  • Vogtmann E, Chen J, Kibriya MG, Amir A, Shi J, Chen Y, Islam M, Eunes M, Ahmed A, Naher J, Rahman A, Barmon B, Knight R, Chia N, Ahsan H, Abnet CC, Sinha R. 2019. Comparison of oral collection methods for studies of microbiota. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 28:137-143. doi:10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-18-0312 PMID:30262598 PMCID:PMC6324947
  • Wu F, Yang L, Islam M, Jasmine F, Kibriya MG, Nahar J, Barmon B, Parvez F, Sarwar G, Ahmed A, Eunus M, Islam T, Slavkovich VN, Hu J, Li H, Graziano JH, Pei Z, Ahsan H, Chen Y. 2019. The role of gut microbiome and its interaction with arsenic exposure in carotid intima-media thickness in a Bangladesh population. Environ Int 123:104-113. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2018.11.049 PMID:30503971 PMCID:PMC6371773
  • Yang K, Zhang Y, Saito E, Rahman MS, Gupta PC, Sawada N, Tamakoshi A, Gao Y, Koh W, Shu X, Tsuji I, Sadakane A, Nagata C, You S, Yuan J, Shin M, Chen Y, Pan W, Pednekar MS, Tsugane S, Cai H, Xiang Y, Ozasa K, Tomata Y, Kanemura, Sugawara Y, Wada K, Wang R, Ahn Y, Yoo K, Ahsan H, Chia K, Boffetta P, Kang D, Potter JD, Inoue M, Zheng W, Nan H. 2019. Association between educational level and total and cause-specific mortality: a pooled analysis of over 694 000 individuals in the Asia Cohort Consortium. BMJ Open 9:doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026225 PMID:31444178 PMCID:PMC6707688

2018

  • Argos M, Tong L, Roy S, Sabarinathan M, Ahmed A, Islam M, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Sarwar G, Shahriar H, Rahman M, Yunus M, Graziano JH, Jasmine F, Kibriya MG, Zhou X, Ahsan H, Pierce BL. 2018. Screening for gene-environment (GxE) interaction using omics data from exposed individuals: an application to gene-arsenic interaction. Mamm Genome 29:109-111. doi:10.1007/s00335-018-9737-8 PMID:29453499
  • Chat V, Wu F, Demmer RT, Parvez F, Ahmed A, Eunus M, Hasan R, Nahar J, Shaheen I, Sarwar G, Desvarieux M, Ahsan H, Chen Y. 2018. Association between number of children and carotid intima-media thickness in Bangladesh. PLoS One 13:11. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0208148 PMID:30481229 PMCID:PMC6258552
  • Delgado DA, Zhang C, Chen LS, Gao J, Roy S, Shinkle J, Sabarinathan M, Argos M, Tong L, Ahmed A, Islam T, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Sarwar G, Shahriar H, Rahman M, Yunus M, Jasmine F, Kibriya MG, Ahsan H, Pierce BL. 2018. Genome-wide association study of telomere length among South Asians identifies a second RTEL1 association signal. J Med Genet 55:64-71. doi:10.1136/jmedgenet-2017-104922 PMID:29151059
  • Delgado DA, Zhang C, Gleason K, Demanelis K, Chen LS, Gao J, Roy S, Shinkle J, Sabarinathan M, Argos M, Tong L, Ahmed A, Islam M, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Sarwar G, Shahriar H, Rahman M, Yunus M, Doherty JA, Jasmine F, Kibriya MG, Ahsan H, Pierce BL. 2018. The contribution of parent-to-offspring transmission of telomeres to the heritability of telomere length in humans. Hum Genet 1-12. doi:10.1007/s00439-018-1964-2 PMID:30536049
  • Nachman KE, Punshon T, Rardin LR, Signes-Pastor AJ, Murray CJ, Jackson BP, Guerinot ML, Burke TA, Chen CY, Ahsan H, Argos M, Cottingham KL, Cubadda F, Ginsberg GL, Goodale BC, Kurzius-Spencer M, Meharg AA, Miller M, Nigra AE, Pendergrast CB, Raab A, Reimer K, Scheckel KG, Schwerdtle T, Taylor VF, Tokar EJ, Warczak TM, Karagas MR. 2018. Opportunities and challenges for dietary arsenic intervention. Environ Health Perspect 126(8):084503-1-6. doi:10.1289/EHP3997 PMID:30235424 PMCID:PMC6375412
  • Niedzwiecki M, Liu X, Zhu H, Hall MN, Slavkovich VN, Ilievski V, Levy D, Siddique AB, Kibriya MG, Parvez F, Islam T, Ahmed A, Navas-Acien A, Graziano JH, Finnell RH, Ahsan H, Gamble MV. 2018. Serum homocysteine, arsenic methylation, and arsenic-induced skin lesion incidence in Bangladesh: A one-carbon metabolism candidate gene study. Environ Int 113:133-142. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2018.01.015 PMID:29421402 PMCID:PMC5873983
  • Pesola GR, Terla V, Malik N, Ahsan H. 2018. Chronic dyspnoea: finding the cause to reduce mortality. J Toxicol Sci 10:S4057-S4060. doi:10.21037/jtd.2018.09.60 PMID:30631554 PMCID:PMC6297495
  • Pierce BL, Tong L, Argos M, Demanelis K, Jasmine F, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Sarwar G, Islam M, Shahriar H, Islam T, Rahman M, Yunus M, Kibriya MG, Chen LS, Ahsan H. 2018. Co-occurring expression and methylation QTLs allow detection of common causal variants and shared biological mechanisms. Nat Commun 9:doi:10.1038/s41467-018-03209-9 PMID:29476079 PMCID:PMC5824840
  • Sanchez TR, Slavkovich VN, LoIacono NJ, van Geen AF, Ellis T, Chillrud SN, Balac O, Islam T, Parvez F, Ahsan H, Graziano JH, Navas-Acien A. 2018. Urinary metals and metal mixtures in Bangladesh: Exploring environmental sources in the Health Effects of Arsenic Longitudinal Study (HEALS). Environ Int 121:852-860. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2018.10.031 PMID:30343184 PMCID:PMC6231410
  • Wu F, Chi L, Ru H, Parvez F, Slavkovich VN, Eunus M, Ahmed A, Islam T, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Hasan R, Sarwar G, Graziano JH, Ahsan H, Lu K, Chen Y. 2018. Arsenic exposure from drinking water and urinary metabolomics: Associations and long-term reproducibility in Bangladesh adults. Environ Health Perspect 126(1):017005. doi:10.1289/ehp1992 PMID:29329102 PMCID:PMC6014710
  • Zhang C, Kibriya MG, Jasmine F, Roy S, Gao J, Sabarinathan M, Shinkle J, Delgado DA, Ahmed A, Islam T, Eunus M, Islam M, Hasan R, Graziano JH, Ahsan H, Pierce BL. 2018. A study of telomere length, arsenic exposure, and arsenic toxicity in a Bangladeshi cohort. Environ Res 164:346-355. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2018.03.005 PMID:29567420

2017

  • Bulka C, Davis M, Karagas MR, Ahsan H, Argos M. 2017. The unintended consequences of a gluten-free diet. Epidemiology 28(3):e24-e25. doi:10.1097/EDE.0000000000000640 PMID:28166100
  • Chen Y, Chen Y, Wu F, Saito E, Lin Y, Song M, Luu HN, Gupta PC, Sawada N, Tamakoshi A, Shu X, Koh W, Xiang Y, Tomata Y, Sugiyama K, Park SK, Matsuo K, Nagata C, Sugawara Y, Qiao Y, You S, Wang R, Shin M, Pan W, Pednekar MS, Tsugane S, Cai H, Yuan J, Gao Y, Tsuji I, Kanemura, Ito H, Wada K, Ahn Y, Yoo K, Ahsan H, Chia K, Boffetta P, Zheng W, Inoue M, Kang D, Potter JD. 2017. Association between type 2 diabetes and risk of cancer mortality: a pooled analysis of over 771,000 individuals in the Asia Cohort Consortium. Diabetologia 60(6):1022-1032. doi:10.1007/s00125-017-4229-z PMID:28265721
  • Davis MA, Signes-Pastor AJ, Argos M, Slaughter F, Pendergrast CB, Punshon T, Gossai A, Ahsan H, Karagas MR. 2017. Assessment of human dietary exposure to arsenic through rice. Sci Total Environ 586:1237-1244. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.02.119 PMID:28233618 PMCID:PMC5502079
  • Dean S, Zhang C, Gao J, Roy S, Shinkle J, Sabarinathan M, Argos M, Tong L, Ahmed A, Islam MT, Islam T, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Sarwar G, Shahriar H, Rahman M, Yunus M, Graziano JH, Chen LS, Jasmine F, Kibriya MG, Ahsan H, Pierce BL. 2017. The association between telomere length and mortality in Bangladesh. Aging-US 9(6):1537-1551. doi:10.18632/aging.101246 PMID:28630379 PMCID:PMC5509454
  • Garshick M, Wu F, Demmer RT, Parvez F, Ahmed A, Eunus M, Hasan R, Nahar J, Shaheen I, Sarwar G, Desvarieux M, Ahsan H. 2017. The association between socioeconomic status and subclinical atherosclerosis in a rural Bangladesh population. Prev Med 102:6-11. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2017.06.022 PMID:28645628
  • Kibriya MG, Jasmine F, Parvez F, Argos M, Roy S, Paul-Brutus R, Islam T, Ahmed A, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Shinkle J, Slavkovich VN, Graziano JH, Ahsan H. 2017. Association between genome-wide copy number variation and arsenic-induced skin lesions: a prospective study. Environ Health 16:75. doi:10.1186/s12940-017-0283-8 PMID:28720099 PMCID:PMC5516382
  • Moon KA, Oberoi S, Barchowsky A, Chen Y, Guallar E, Nachman KE, Rahman M, Sohel N, D'Ippoliti D, Wade TJ, James KA, Farzan SF, Karagas MR, Ahsan H, Navas-Acien A. 2017. A dose-response meta-analysis of chronic arsenic exposure and incident cardiovascular disease. Int J Epidemiol 46:1924-1939. doi:10.1093/ije/dyx202 PMID:29040626 PMCID:PMC5837344
  • Pesola GR, Chinchilli VM, Chen Y, Argos M, Parvez F, Ahmed A, Islam T, Tong L, Hasan R, Neugut AI, Barr RG, Ahsan H. 2017. Dyspnea as a predictor of all-cause mortality: reduction in risk over time in a prospective cohort study. https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/abs/10.1161/circ.135.suppl_1.p204
  • Pesola GR, Forde AT, Ahsan H. 2017. Screening for shortness of breath: stretching the screening paradigm to tertiary prevention. Am J Public Health 107(3):386-388. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2016.303625 PMID:28177820 PMCID:PMC5296705
  • Shih Y, Islam T, Hore SK, Sarwar G, Shahriar H, Yunus M, Graziano JH, Harjes J, Baron JA, Parvez F, Ahsan H, Argos M. 2017. Associations between prenatal arsenic exposure with adverse pregnancy outcome and child mortality. Environ Res 158:456-461. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2017.07.004 PMID:28692928 PMCID:PMC5554459
  • Vogtmann E, Chen J, Kibriya MG, Chen Y, Islam T, Eunes M, Ahmed A, Naher J, Rahman A, Amir A, Shi J, Abnet CC, Nelson H, Knight R, Chia N, Ahsan H, Sinha R. 2017. Comparison of fecal collection methods for microbiota studies in Bangladesh. Appl Environ Microbiol 83(10):e00361-17. doi:10.1128/aem.00361-17 PMID:28258145 PMCID:PMC5411505

2016

  • Jansen RJ, Argos M, Tong L, Li J, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Islam MT, Slakovich V, Ahmed A, Navas-Acien A, Parvez F, Chen Y, Gamble MV, Graziano JH, Pierce BL, Ahsan H. 2016. Determinants and consequences of arsenic metabolism efficiency among 4,794 individuals: demographics, lifestyle, genetics, and toxicity. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 25(2):381-390. doi:10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-15-0718 PMID:26677206 PMCID:PMC4767610
  • McClintock TR, Parvez F, Wu F, Islam T, Ahmed A, Paul RR, Shaheen I, Sarwar G, Rundek T, Demmer RT, Desvarieux M, Ahsan H, Chen Y. 2016. Major dietary patterns and carotid intima-media thickness in Bangladesh. Public Health Nutr 19(2):218-229. doi:10.1017/S136898001500124X PMID:25958860 PMCID:PMC5142295
  • Pesola GR, Ahsan H. 2016. Dyspnea as an independent predictor of mortality. Clin Respir J 10(2):142-152. doi:10.1111/crj.12191 PMID:25070878 PMCID:PMC4309743
  • Pesola GR, Argos M, Chinchilli VM, Chen Y, Parvez F, Islam T, Ahmed A, Hasan R, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Ahsan H. 2016. Dyspnoea as a predictor of cause-specific heart/lung disease mortality in Bangladesh: a prospective cohort study. J Epidemiol Community Health 70(7):689-695. doi:10.1136/jech-2015-206199 PMID:26767408
  • Wu F, Chen Y, Demmer RT, Parvez F, Paul RR, Shaheen I, Sarwar G, Ahmed A, Eunus M, Ahsan N, Habibullah NM, Islam T, Rundek T, Ahsan H, Desvarieux M. 2016. Periodontal diseases and carotid intima-media thickness in Bangladesh. J Clin Periodontol 43(11):909-917. doi:10.1111/jcpe.12597 PMID:27394059 PMCID:PMC5063685
  • Yakoob M, Micha R, Khatibzadeh S, Singh G, Shi P, Ahsan H, Balakrishna N, Brahmam G, Chen Y, Afshin A, Fahimi S, Danaei G, Powles J, Etazzi M, Mozaffarian D. 2016. Impact of dietary and metabolic risk factors on cardiovascular and diabetes mortality in South Asia: analysis from the 2010 Global Burden of Disease study. Am J Public Health 106(12):2113-2125. PMID:27736219

2015

  • Argos M, Chen LS, Jasmine F, Tong L, Pierce BL, Roy S, Paul-Brutus R, Gamble MV, Harper KN, Parvez F, Rahman M, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Slavkovich VN, Baron JA, Graziano JH, Kibriya MG, Ahsan H. 2015. Gene-specific differential DNA methylation and chronic arsenic exposure in an epigenome-wide association study of adults in Bangladesh. Environ Health Perspect 123(1):64-71. doi:10.1289/ehp.1307884 PMID:25325195 PMCID:PMC4286273
  • Farzan S, Karagas MR, Jiang JY, Wu F, Liu M, Newman JD, Jasmine F, Kibriya MG, Paul-Brutus R, Parvez F, Argos M, Eunus M, Ahmed A, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Hasan R, Sarwar G, Slavkovich VN, Graziano JH, Ahsan H, Chen Y, Scannell Bryan M, Islam T. 2015. Gene-arsenic interaction in longitudinal changes of blood pressure: findings from the Health Effects of Arsenic Longitudinal Study (HEALS) in Bangladesh. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 288(1):95-105. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2015.07.017 PMID:26220686 PMCID:PMC4606937
  • Gao J, Roy S, Tong L, Argos M, Jasmine F, Rahaman R, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Parvez F, Ahmed A, Hore SK, Sarwar G, Slavkovich VN, Yunus M, Rahman M, Baron JA, Graziano JH, Ahsan H, Pierce BL. 2015. Arsenic exposure, telomere length, and expression of telomere-related genes among Bangladeshi individuals. Environ Res 136:462-469. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2014.09.040 PMID:25460668 PMCID:PMC4264833
  • Gao J, Tong L, Argos M, Ahmed A, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Kibriya MG, Jasmine F, Slavkovich VN, Graziano JH, Ahsan H, Pierce BL, Scannell Bryan M. 2015. The genetic architecture of arsenic metabolism efficiency: a SNP-based heritability study of Bangladeshi adults. Environ Health Perspect 123(10):985-992. doi:10.1289/ehp.1408909 PMID:25768001 PMCID:PMC4590755
  • Jiang JY, Liu M, Parvez F, Wang B, Wu F, Eunus M, Bangalore S, Ahmed A, Islam T, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Hasan R, Sarwar G, Levy D, Argos M, Scannell Bryan M, Graziano JH, Hayes RB, Ahsan H, Chen Y. 2015. Association of major dietary patterns and blood pressure longitudinal change in Bangladesh. J Hypertens 33(6):1193-1200. doi:10.1097/HJH.0000000000000534 PMID:25693059 PMCID:PMC4606930
  • Jiang JY, Liu M, Parvez F, Wang B, Wu F, Eunus M, Bangalore S, Newman JD, Ahmed A, Islam T, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Hasan R, Sarwar G, Levy D, Slavkovich VN, Argos M, Farzan S, Hayes RB, Graziano JH, Ahsan H, Chen Y, Scannell Bryan M. 2015. Association between arsenic exposure from drinking water and longitudinal change in blood pressure among HEALS cohort participants. Environ Health Perspect 123(8):806-812. doi:10.1289/ehp.1409004 PMID:25816368 PMCID:PMC4529016
  • Karagas MR, Gossai A, Pierce BL, Ahsan H. 2015. Drinking water arsenic contamination, skin lesions, and malignancies: a systematic review of the global evidence. Curr Environ Health Rep 2(1):52-68. doi:10.1007/s40572-014-0040-x PMID:26231242 PMCID:PMC4522704
  • Kato N, Loh M, Takeuchi F, Verweij N, Wang X, Zhang W, Kelly TN, Saleheen D, Lehne B, Leach IM, Drong AW, Abbott J, Wahl S, Tan S, Scott WR, Campanella G, Chadeau-Hyam M, Afzal U, Ahluwalia TS, Bonder M, Chen P, Dehghan A, Edwards TL, Esko T, Go M, Harris SE, Hartiala J, Kasela S, Kasturiratne A, Khor C, Kleber ME, Li H, Mok ZY, Nakatochi M, Sapari N, Saxena R, Stewart AF, Stolk L, Tabara Y, Teh A, Wu Y, Wu J, Zhang Y, Aits I, Da Silva Couto Alves A, Das S, Dorajoo R, Hopewell JC, Kim Y, Koivula RW, Luan J, Lyytikainen L, Nguyen QN, Pereira MA, Postmus I, Raitakari OT, Scannell Bryan M, Scott RA, Sorice R, Tragante V, Traglia M, White J, Yamamoto K, Zhang Y, Adair LS, Ahmed A, Akiyama K, Asif R, Aung T, Barroso I, Bjonnes A, Braun TR, Cai H, Chang L, Chen C, Cheng C, Chong Y, Collins R, Courtney R, Davies G, Delgado G, Do LD, Doevendans PA, Gansevoort RT, Gao Y, Grammer TB, Grarup N, Grewal J, Gu D, Wander GS, Hartikainen A, Hazen SL, He J, Heng C, Hixson JE, Hofman A, Hsu C, Huang W, Husemoen LL, Hwang J, Ichihara S, Igase M, Isono M, Justesen JM, Katsuya T, Kim Y, Kishimoto M, Koh W, Kohara K, Kumari M, Kwek K, Lee NR, Lee J, Liao J, Lieb W, Liewald DC, Matsubara T, Matsushita Y, Meitinger T, Mihailov E, Milani L, Mills R, Mononen N, Muller-Nurasyid M, Nabika T, Nakashima E, Ng HK, Nikus K, Nutile T, Ohkubo T, Ohnaka K, Parish S, Paternoster L, Peng H, Peters A, Pham ST, Pinidiyapathirage MJ, Rahman M, Rakugi H, Rolandsson O, Rozario MA, Ruggiero D, Sala CF, Sarju R, Shimokawa K, Snieder H, Sparso T, Spiering W, Starr JM, Stott DJ, Stram DO, Sugiyama T, Szymczak S, Tang W, Tong L, Trompet S, Turjanmaa V, Ueshima H, Uitterlinden AG, Umemura S, Vaarasmaki M, van Dam RM, van Gilst WH, van Veldhuisen DJ, Viikari JS, Waldenberger M, Wang Y, Wang A, Wilson R, Wong T, Xiang Y, Yamaguchi S, Ye X, Young RD, Young TL, Yuan J, Zhou X, Asselbergs FW, Ciullo M, Clarke R, Deloukas P, Franke A, Franks PW, Franks S, Friedlander Y, Gross MD, Guo Z, Hansen T, Jarvelin M, Jorgensen T, Jukema J, Kahonen M, Kajio H, Kivimaki M, Lee J, Lehtimaki T, Linneberg A, Miki T, Pedersen O, Samani NJ, Sorensen TI, Takayanagi R, Toniolo D, BIOS-Consortium, CARDIo GRAMplusCD, LifeLines Cohort Study, The InterAct Consortium, Ahsan H, Allayee H, Chen Y, Danesh J, Deary IJ, Franco OH, Franke L, Heijman BT, Holbrook JD, Isaacs A, Kim B, Lin X, Liu J, Marz W, Metspalu A, Mohlke KL, Sanghera DK, Shu X, van Meurs JB, Vithana E, Wickremasinghe AR, Wijmenga C, Wolffenbuttel BH, Yokota M, Zheng W, Zhu D, Vineis P, Kyrtopoulos SA, Kleinjans JC, McCarthy M, Soong R, Gieger C, Scott J, Teo Y, He J, Elliott P, Tai E, van der Harst P, Kooner JS, Chambers JC, Kibriya MG. 2015. Trans-ancestry genome-wide association study identifies 12 genetic loci influencing blood pressure and implicates a role for DNA methylation. Nat Genet 47(11):1282-1293. PMID:26390057
  • Pesola GR, Argos M, Chen Y, Parvez F, Ahmed A, Hasan R, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Islam T, Eunus M, Sarwar G, Chinchilli VM, Neugut AI, Ahsan H. 2015. Dipstick proteinuria as a predictor of all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality in Bangladesh: A prospective cohort study. Prev Med 78:72-77. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2015.07.009 PMID:26190365 PMCID:PMC4718561
  • 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
  • Wu F, Jasmine F, Kibriya MG, Liu M, Cheng X, Parvez F, Islam T, Ahmed A, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Jiang JY, Roy S, Paul-Brutus R, Slavkovich VN, Levy D, VanderWeele TJ, Pierce BL, Graziano JH, Ahsan H, Chen Y. 2015. Interaction between arsenic exposure from drinking water and genetic polymorphisms on cardiovascular disease in Bangladesh: a prospective case-cohort study. Environ Health Perspect 123(5):451-457. doi:10.1289/ehp.1307883 PMID:25575156 PMCID:PMC4421763

2014

  • Argos M, Parvez F, Rahman M, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Ahmed A, Hore SK, Islam T, Chen Y, Pierce BL, Slavkovich VN, Olopade C, Yunus M, Baron JA, Graziano JH, Ahsan H. 2014. Arsenic and lung disease mortality in Bangladeshi adults. Epidemiology 25(4):536-543. doi:10.1097/EDE.0000000000000106 PMID:24802365 PMCID:PMC4330557
  • Argos M, Tong L, Pierce BL, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Ahmed A, Islam T, Rahman M, Paul-Brutus R, Rahaman R, Roy S, Jasmine F, Kibriya MG, Ahsan H. 2014. Genome-wide association study of smoking behaviours among Bangladeshi adults. J Med Genet 51(5):327-333. doi:10.1136/jmedgenet-2013-102151 PMID:24665060 PMCID:PMC4126189
  • Chen Y, Ge W, Parvez F, Bangalore S, Eunus M, Ahmed A, Islam T, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Hasan R, Argos M, Levy D, Sarwar G, Ahsan H. 2014. A prospective study of arm circumference and risk of death in Bangladesh. Int J Epidemiol 43(4):1187-1196. doi:10.1093/ije/dyu082 PMID:24713183 PMCID:PMC4121562
  • McClintock TR, Chen Y, Parvez F, Makarov DV, Ge W, Islam T, Ahmed A, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Hasan R, Sarwar G, Slavkovich VN, Bjurlin MA, Graziano JH, Ahsan H. 2014. Association between arsenic exposure from drinking water and hematuria: results from the Health Effects of Arsenic Longitudinal Study. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 276(1):21-27. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2014.01.015 PMID:24486435 PMCID:PMC3959280
  • McClintock TR, Parvez F, Wu F, Wang W, Islam T, Ahmed A, Shaheen I, Sarwar G, Demmer RT, Desvarieux M, Ahsan H, Chen Y. 2014. Association between betel quid chewing and carotid intima-media thickness in rural Bangladesh. Int J Epidemiol 43(4):1174-1182. doi:10.1093/ije/dyu009 PMID:24550247 PMCID:PMC4121551
  • Pierce BL, Tong L, Chen LS, Rahaman R, Argos M, Jasmine F, Roy S, Paul-Brutus R, Westra H, Franke L, Esko T, Zaman R, Islam T, Rahman M, Baron JA, Kibriya MG, Ahsan H. 2014. Mediation analysis demonstrates that trans-eQTLs are often explained by cis-mediation: a genome-wide analysis among 1,800 South Asians. PLoS Genet 10(12):e1004818. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1004818 PMID:25474530 PMCID:PMC4256471
  • Scannell Bryan M, Argos M, Pierce BL, Tong L, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Ahmed A, Rahman M, Islam T, Yunus M, Parvez F, Jasmine F, Baron JA, Kibriya MG, Ahsan H. 2014. Genome-wide association studies and heritability estimates of body mass index related phenotypes in Bangladeshi adults. PLoS One 9(8):e105062. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0105062 PMID:25133637 PMCID:PMC4136799
  • van Geen AF, Ahmed EB, Pitcher L, Mey JL, Ahsan H, Graziano JH, Ahmed KM. 2014. Comparison of two blanket surveys of arsenic in tubewells conducted 12 years apart in a 25 km(2) area of Bangladesh. Sci Total Environ 488-489:484-492. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.12.049 PMID:24438870 PMCID:PMC4043877
  • Wu F, Jasmine F, Kibriya MG, Liu M, Cheng X, Parvez F, Paul-Brutus R, Islam T, Paul RR, Sarwar G, Ahmed A, Jiang JY, Slavkovich VN, Rundek T, Demmer RT, Desvarieux M, Ahsan H, Chen Y. 2014. Interaction between arsenic exposure from drinking water and genetic susceptibility in carotid intima-media thickness in Bangladesh. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 276(3):195-203. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2014.02.014 PMID:24593923 PMCID:PMC4080412
  • Zheng W, McLerran D, Rolland B, Fu Z, Boffetta P, He J, Gupta PC, Ramadas K, Tsugane S, Irie F, Tamakoshi A, Gao Y, Koh WP, Shu X, Ozasa K, Nishino Y, Tsuji I, Tanaka H, Chen C, Yuan J, Ahn Y, Yoo K, Ahsan H, Pan W, Qiao Y, Gu D, Pednekar MS, Sauvaget C, Sawada N, Sairenchi T, Yang G, Wang R, Xiang Y, Ohishi W, Kakizaki M, Watanabe T, Oze I, You S, Sugawara Y, Butler LM, Kim D, Park SK, Parvez F, Chuang S, Fan J, Shen C, Chen Y, Grant EJ, Lee J, Sinha R, Matsuo K, Thornquist M, Inoue M, Feng Z, Kang D, Potter JD. 2014. Burden of total and cause-specific mortality related to tobacco smoking among adults aged ≥ 45 years in Asia: a pooled analysis of 21 cohorts. PLoS One 11(4):e1001631. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001631 PMID:24756146 PMCID:PMC3995657

2013

  • Ahsan H, Steinmaus CM. 2013. Invited commentary: Use of arsenical skin lesions to predict risk of internal cancer: Implications for prevention and future research. Am J Epidemiol 177:213-216. doi:10.1093/aje/kws366 PMID:23299696 PMCID:PMC3555485
  • Argos M, Melkonian S, Parvez F, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Ahmed A, Chen Y, Ahsan H. 2013. A population-based prospective study of energy-providing nutrients in relation to all-cause cancer mortality and cancers of digestive organs mortality. Int J Cancer 133(10):2422-2428. doi:10.1002/ijc.28250 PMID:23650102 PMCID:PMC3972014
  • Argos M, Rahman M, Parvez F, Dignam J, Islam T, Quasem I, Hore SK, Haider AT, Hossain Z, Patwary T, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Sarwar G, La Porte P, Harjes J, Anton K, Kibriya MG, Jasmine F, Khan R, Kamal M, Shea CR, Yunus M, Baron JA, Ahsan H. 2013. Baseline comorbidities in a skin cancer prevention trial in Bangladesh. Eur J Clin Invest 43(6):579-588. doi:10.1111/eci.12085 PMID:23590571 PMCID:PMC3953314
  • Chen Y, Copeland WK, Vedanthan R, Grant EJ, Lee J, Gu D, Gupta PC, Ramadas K, Inoue M, Tsugane S, Tamakoshi A, Gao Y, Yuan J, Shu X, Ozasa K, Tsuji I, Kakizaki M, Tanaka H, Nishino Y, Chen C, Wang R, Yoo K, Ahn Y, Ahsan H, Pan W, Chen C, Pednekar MS, Sauvaget C, Sasazuki S, Yang G, Koh WP, Xiang Y, Ohishi W, Watanabe T, Sugawara Y, Matsuo K, You S, Park SK, Kim D, Parvez F, Chuang S, Ge W, Rolland B, McLerran D, Sinha R, Thornquist M, Kang D, Feng Z, Boffetta P, Zheng W, He J, Potter JD. 2013. Association between body mass index and cardiovascular disease mortality in east Asians and south Asians: pooled analysis of prospective data from the Asia Cohort Consortium. BMJ Open 347:f5446. PMID:24473060 PMCID:PMC3788174
  • Chen Y, Segers S, Parvez F, Islam T, Ahmed A, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Hasan R, Sarwar G, Ahsan H, McClintock TR. 2013. Prospective investigation of major dietary patterns and risk of cardiovascular mortality in Bangladesh. Int J Cardiol 167(4):1495-1501. doi:10.1016/j.ijcard.2012.04.041 PMID:22560940 PMCID:PMC3740029
  • Chen Y, Wu F, Graziano JH, Parvez F, Liu M, Paul RR, Shaheen I, Sarwar G, Ahmed A, Islam T, Slavkovich VN, Rundek T, Demmer RT, Desvarieux M, Ahsan H. 2013. Arsenic exposure from drinking water, arsenic methylation capacity, and carotid intima-media thickness in Bangladesh. Am J Epidemiol 178(3):372-381. doi:10.1093/aje/kwt001 PMID:23788675 PMCID:PMC3727341
  • Chen Y, Wu F, Liu M, Parvez F, Slavkovich VN, Eunus M, Ahmed A, Argos M, Islam T, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Hasan R, Sarwar G, Levy D, Graziano JH, Ahsan H. 2013. A prospective study of arsenic exposure, arsenic methylation capacity, and risk of cardiovascular disease in Bangladesh. Environ Health Perspect 121(7):832-838. doi:10.1289/ehp.1205797 PMID:23665672 PMCID:PMC3701993
  • Chen Y, Wu F, Parvez F, Ahmed A, Eunus M, McClintock TR, Patwary T, Islam T, Ghosal AK, Islam S, Hasan R, Levy D, Sarwar G, Slavkovich VN, van Geen AF, Graziano JH, Ahsan H. 2013. Arsenic exposure from drinking water and QT-interval prolongation: results from the Health Effects of Arsenic Longitudinal Study. Environ Health Perspect 121(4):427-432. doi:10.1289/ehp.1205197 PMID:23384555 PMCID:PMC3620737
  • George CM, Gamble MV, Slavkovich VN, Levy D, Ahmed A, Ahsan H, Graziano JH. 2013. A cross-sectional study of the impact of blood selenium on blood and urinary arsenic concentrations in Bangladesh. Environ Health 12:52. doi:10.1186/1476-069x-12-52 PMID:23816141 PMCID:PMC3724573
  • Lee J, McLerran D, Rolland B, Chen Y, Grant EJ, Vedanthan R, Inoue M, Tsugane S, Gao Y, Tsuji I, Kakizaki M, Ahsan H, Ahn Y, Pan W, Ozasa K, Yoo K, Sasazuki S, Yang G, Watanabe T, Sugawara Y, Parvez F, Kim D, Chuang S, Ohishi W, Park SK, Feng Z, Thornquist M, Boffetta P, Zheng W, Kang D, Potter JD, Sinha R. 2013. Meat intake and cause-specific mortality: a pooled analysis of Asian prospective cohort studies. Am J Clin Nutr 98:1032-1041. doi:10.3945/ajcn.113.062638 PMID:23902788 PMCID:PMC3778858
  • Lin Y, Fu R, Grant EJ, Chen Y, Lee J, Gupta PC, Ramadas K, Inoue M, Tsugane S, Gao Y, Tamakoshi A, Shu X, Ozasa K, Tsuji I, Kakizaki M, Tanaka H, Chen C, Yoo K, Ahn Y, Ahsan H, Pednekar MS, Sauvaget C, Sasazuki S, Yang G, Xiang Y, Ohishi W, Watanabe T, Nishino Y, Matsuo K, You S, Park SK, Kim D, Parvez F, Rolland B, McLerran D, Sinha R, Boffetta P, Zheng W, Thornquist M, Feng Z, Kang D, Potter JD. 2013. Association of body mass index and risk of death from pancreas cancer in Asians: findings from the Asia Cohort Consortium. Eur J Cancer Prev 22(3):244-250. doi:10.1097/CEJ.0b013e3283592cef PMID:23044748 PMCID:PMC3838869
  • Melkonian S, Argos M, Hall MN, Chen Y, Parvez F, Pierce BL, Cao H, Aschebrook-Kilfoy B, Ahmed A, Islam T, Slavkovich VN, Gamble MV, Haris PI, Graziano JH, Ahsan H. 2013. Urinary and dietary analysis of 18,470 Bangladeshis reveal a correlation of rice consumption with arsenic exposure and toxicity. PLoS One 8(11):e80691. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0080691 PMID:24260455 PMCID:PMC3829854
  • Naujokas MF, Anderson BE, Ahsan H, Aposhian HV, Graziano JH, Thompson CL, Suk WA. 2013. The broad scope of health effects from chronic arsenic exposure: update on a worldwide public health problem. Environ Health Perspect 121(3):295-302. doi:10.1289/ehp.1205875 PMID:23458756 PMCID:PMC3621177
  • Parvez F, Chen Y, Yunus M, Olopade C, Segers S, Slavkovich VN, Argos M, Hasan R, Ahmed A, Islam T, Akter MM, Graziano JH, Ahsan H. 2013. Arsenic exposure and impaired lung function: Findings from a large population-based prospective cohort study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 188(7):813-819. doi:10.1164/rccm.201212-2282OC PMID:23848239 PMCID:PMC3826268
  • Pierce BL, Tong L, Argos M, Gao J, Jasmine F, Roy S, Paul-Brutus R, Rahaman R, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Parvez F, Ahmed A, Quasem I, Hore SK, Alam S, Islam T, Harjes J, Sarwar G, Slavkovich VN, Gamble MV, Chen Y, Yunus M, Rahman M, Baron JA, Graziano JH, Ahsan H. 2013. Arsenic metabolism efficiency has a causal role in arsenic toxicity: Mendelian randomization and gene-environment interaction. Int J Epidemiol 42(6):1862-1872. doi:10.1093/ije/dyt182 PMID:24536095 PMCID:PMC3887566
  • Syed EH, Melkonian S, Poudel KC, Yasuoka J, Otsuka K, Ahmed A, Islam T, Parvez F, Slavkovich VN, Graziano JH, Ahsan H, Jimba M. 2013. Arsenic exposure and oral cavity lesions in Bangladesh. J Occup Environ Med 55(1):59-66. doi:10.1097/JOM.0b013e31826bb686 PMID:23201591 PMCID:PMC3904797
  • Wu F, Chen Y, Parvez F, Segers S, Argos M, Islam T, Ahmed A, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Hasan R, Sarwar G, Ahsan H. 2013. A prospective study of tobacco smoking and mortality in Bangladesh. PLoS One 8(3):e58516. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0058516 PMID:23505526 PMCID:PMC3594295
  • Yinon L, Chen Y, Parvez F, Bangalore S, Islam T, Ahmed A, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Hasan R, Sarwar G, Ahsan H. 2013. A prospective study of variability in systolic blood pressure and mortality in a rural Bangladeshi population cohort. Prev Med 57(6):807-812. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2013.09.006 PMID:24051264 PMCID:PMC4314716

2012

  • Argos M, Ahsan H, Graziano JH. 2012. Arsenic and human health: epidemiologic progress and public health implications. Rev Environ Health 27:191-195. doi:10.1515/reveh-2012-0021 PMID:22962196 PMCID:PMC4034262
  • Boffetta P, Hazelton WD, Chen Y, Sinha R, Inoue M, Gao Y, Koh WP, Shu X, Grant EJ, Tsuji I, Nishino Y, You S, Yoo K, Yuan J, Kim J, Tsugane S, Yang G, Wang R, Xiang Y, Ozasa K, Nagai M, Kakizaki M, Chen C, Park SK, Shin A, Ahsan H, Qu CX, Lee J, Thornquist M, Rolland B, Feng Z, Potter JD. 2012. Body mass, tobacco smoking, alcohol drinking and risk of cancer of the small intestine- a pooled analysis of over 500,000 subjects in the Asia Cohort Consortium. Annals of Oncology 23(7):1894-1898. doi:10.1093/annonc/mdr562 PMID:22147734 PMCID:PMC3493138
  • Heck JE, Marcotte EL, Argos M, Parvez F, Ahmed A, Islam T, Sarwar G, Hasan R, Ahsan H, Chen Y. 2012. Betel quid chewing in rural Bangladesh: prevalence, predictors and relationship to blood pressure. Int J Epidemiol 41:462-471. doi:10.1093/ije/dyr191 PMID:22253307 PMCID:PMC3324453
  • Melkonian S, Argos M, Chen Y, Parvez F, Pierce BL, Ahmed A, Islam T, Ahsan H. 2012. Intakes of several nutrients are associated with incidence of arsenic-related keratotic skin lesions in Bangladesh. J Nutr 142(12):2128-2134. doi:10.3945/jn.112.165720 PMID:23077185 PMCID:PMC3497963
  • Pesola GR, Parvez F, Chen Y, Ahmed A, Hasan R, Ahsan H. 2012. Arsenic exposure from drinking water and dyspnoea risk in Araihazar, Bangladesh: a population-based study. European Respiratory Journal 39:1076-1083. doi:10.1183/09031936.00042611 PMID:22088973 PMCID:PMC3955754
  • Pierce BL, Kibriya MG, Tong L, Jasmine F, Argos M, Roy S, Paul-Brutus R, Rahaman R, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Parvez F, Ahmed A, Quasem I, Hore SK, Alam S, Islam T, Slavkovich VN, Gamble MV, Yunus M, Rahman M, Baron JA, Graziano JH, Ahsan H. 2012. Genome-wide association study identifies chromosome 10q24.32 variants associated with arsenic metabolism and toxicity phenotypes in Bangladesh. PLoS Genet 8(2):e1002522. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1002522 PMID:22383894 PMCID:PMC3285587
  • Syed EH, Poudel KC, Sakisaka K, Yasuoka J, Ahsan H, Jimba M. 2012. Quality of life and mental health status of arsenic-affected patients in a Bangladeshi population. J Health Popul Nutr 30(3):262-269. PMID:23082628 PMCID:PMC3489942
  • Wu F, Jasmine F, Kibriya MG, Liu M, Wojcik O, Parvez F, Rahaman R, Roy S, Paul-Brutus R, Segers S, Slavkovich VN, Islam T, Levy D, Mey JL, van Geen AF, Graziano JH, Ahsan H, Chen Y. 2012. Association between arsenic exposure from drinking water and plasma levels of cardiovascular markers. Am J Epidemiol 175(12):1252-1261. doi:10.1093/aje/kwr464 PMID:22534204 PMCID:PMC3372314

2011

  • Argos M, Kalra T, Pierce BL, Chen Y, Parvez F, Islam T, Ahmed A, Hasan R, Hasan K, Sarwar G, Levy D, Slavkovich VN, Graziano JH, Rathouz PJ, Ahsan H. 2011. A prospective study of arsenic exposure from drinking water and incidence of skin lesions in Bangladesh. Am J Epidemiol 174(2):185-194. doi:10.1093/aje/kwr062 PMID:21576319 PMCID:PMC3167679
  • Chen Y, Ahsan H, VanderWeele TJ. 2011. Inference for causal interactions for continuous exposures under dichotomization. Biometrics 67:1414-1421. doi:10.1111/j.1541-0420.2011.01629.x PMID:21689079 PMCID:PMC3178663
  • Chen Y, Graziano JH, Parvez F, Liu M, Slavkovich VN, Kalra T, Argos M, Ahmed A, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Hasan R, Sarwar G, Levy D, Ahsan H, van Geen AF. 2011. Arsenic exposure from drinking water and mortality from cardiovascular disease in Bangladesh: prospective cohort study. BMJ 342:doi:10.1136/bmj.d2431 PMID:21546419 PMCID:PMC3088786
  • Chen Y, Parvez F, Liu M, Pesola GR, Gamble MV, Slavkovich VN, Islam T, Ahmed A, Hasan R, Graziano JH, Ahsan H. 2011. Association between arsenic exposure from drinking water and proteinuria: results from the Health Effects of Arsenic Longitudinal Study. Int J Epidemiol 40(3):828-835. doi:10.1093/ije/dyr022 PMID:21343184 PMCID:PMC3147073
  • Kibriya MG, Raza M, Jasmine F, Roy S, Paul-Brutus R, Rahaman R, Dodsworth C, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Kamal M, Ahsan H. 2011. A genome-wide DNA methylation study in colorectal carcinoma. BMC Genomics 4:50. doi:10.1186/1755-8794-4-50 PMID:21699707 PMCID:PMC3135506
  • Louis ED, Hafeman D, Parvez F, Alcalay RN, Islam T, Siddique A, Patwary T, Melkonian S, Argos M, Levy D, Ahsan H. 2011. Prevalence of essential tremor in Araihazar, Bangladesh: a population-based study. Neuroepidemiology 36:71-76. doi:10.1159/000323389 PMID:21252586 PMCID:PMC3047762
  • Louis ED, Hafeman D, Parvez F, Liu X, Alcalay RN, Islam T, Ahmed A, Siddique A, Patwary T, Melkonian S, Argos M, Levy D, Ahsan H. 2011. Tremor severity and age: a cross-sectional, population-based study of 2,524 young and midlife normal adults. Movement Disorders 26:1515-1520. doi:10.1002/mds.23674 PMID:21442657
  • Melkonian S, Argos M, Pierce BL, Chen Y, Islam T, Ahmed A, Syed EH, Parvez F, Graziano JH, Rathouz PJ, Ahsan H. 2011. A prospective study of the synergistic effects of arsenic exposure and smoking, sun exposure, fertilizer use, and pesticide use on risk of premalignant skin lesions in Bangladeshi men. Am J Epidemiol 173(2):183-191. doi:10.1093/aje/kwq357 PMID:21098630 PMCID:PMC3011951
  • Parvez F, Wasserman GA, Factor-Litvak P, Liu X, Slavkovich VN, Siddique A, Sultana R, Islam T, Levy D, Mey JL, van Geen AF, Khan K, Kline JK, Ahsan H, Graziano JH. 2011. Arsenic exposure and motor function among children in Bangladesh. Environ Health Perspect 119:1665-1670. doi:10.1289/ehp.1103548 PMID:21742576 PMCID:PMC3226503
  • Pierce BL, Argos M, Chen Y, Melkonian S, Parvez F, Islam T, Ahmed A, Hasan R, Rathouz PJ, Ahsan H. 2011. Arsenic exposure, dietary patterns, and skin lesion risk in Bangladesh: a prospective study. Am J Epidemiol 173(3):345-354. doi:10.1093/aje/kwq366 PMID:21178101 PMCID:PMC3105269
  • Pilsner JR, Hall MN, Liu X, Ahsan H, Ilievski V, Slavkovich VN, Levy D, Factor-Litvak P, Graziano JH, Gamble MV. 2011. Associations of plasma selenium with arsenic and genomic methylation of leukocyte DNA in Bangladesh. Environ Health Perspect 119(1):113-118. doi:10.1289/ehp.1001937 PMID:21205583 PMCID:PMC3018489
  • Wasserman GA, Liu X, Parvez F, Factor-Litvak P, Ahsan H, Levy D, Kline JK, van Geen AF, Mey JL, Slavkovich VN, Siddique A, Islam T, Graziano JH. 2011. Arsenic and manganese exposure and children's intellectual function. Neurotoxicology 32(4):450-457. doi:10.1016/j.neuro.2011.03.009 PMID:21453724 PMCID:PMC4062913

2010

  • Argos M, Kalra T, Rathouz PJ, Chen Y, Pierce BL, Parvez F, Islam T, Ahmed A, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Hasan R, Sarwar G, Slavkovich VN, van Geen AF, Graziano JH, Ahsan H. 2010. Arsenic exposure from drinking water, and all-cause and chronic-disease mortalities in Bangladesh (HEALS): a prospective cohort study. Lancet 376(9737):252-258. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(10)60481-3 PMID:20646756 PMCID:PMC3951449
  • Argos M, Rathouz PJ, Pierce BL, Kalra T, Parvez F, Slavkovich VN, Ahmed A, Chen Y, Ahsan H. 2010. Dietary B vitamin intakes and urinary total arsenic concentration in the Health Effects of Arsenic Longitudinal Study (HEALS) cohort, Bangladesh. Eur J Nutr 49(8):473-481. doi:10.1007/s00394-010-0106-y PMID:20386915 PMCID:PMC3904864
  • Chen Y, Ahsan H, Slavkovich VN, Peltier GL, Gluskin RT, Parvez F, Liu X, Graziano JH. 2010. No association between arsenic exposure from drinking water and diabetes mellitus: a cross-sectional study in Bangladesh. Environ Health Perspect 118(9):1299-1305. doi:10.1289/ehp.0901559 PMID:20813654 PMCID:PMC2944093
  • Heck JE, Nieves JW, Chen Y, Parvez F, Brandt-Rauf PW, Howe GR, Ahsan H. 2010. Protein and amino acid intakes in a rural area of Bangladesh. Food Nutr Bull 31(2):206-213. PMID:20707226 PMCID:PMC4593306
  • Kibriya MG, Jasmine F, Roy S, Paul-Brutus R, Argos M, Ahsan H. 2010. Analyses and interpretation of whole-genome gene expression from formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue: An illustration with breast cancer tissues. BMC Genomics 11:622. doi:10.1186/1471-2164-11-622 PMID:21059268 PMCID:PMC3091761
  • Parvez F, Chen Y, Brandt-Rauf PW, Slavkovich VN, Islam T, Ahmed A, Argos M, Hassan R, Yunus M, Haque SE, Balac O, Graziano JH, Ahsan H. 2010. A prospective study of respiratory symptoms associated with chronic arsenic exposure in Bangladesh: findings from the Health Effects of Arsenic Longitudinal Study (HEALS). Thorax 65(6):528-533. doi:10.1136/thx.2009.119347 PMID:20522851 PMCID:PMC3949324
  • Pierce BL, Kalra T, Argos M, Parvez F, Chen Y, Islam T, Ahmed A, Hasan R, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Graziano JH, Rathouz PJ, Ahsan H. 2010. A prospective study of body mass index and mortality in Bangladesh. Int J Epidemiol 39(4):1037-1045. doi:10.1093/ije/dyp364 PMID:20032266 PMCID:PMC2929350

2009

  • Chen Y, Parvez F, Gamble MV, Islam T, Ahmed A, Argos M, Graziano JH, Ahsan H. 2009. Arsenic exposure at low-to-moderate levels and skin lesions, arsenic metabolism, neurological functions, and biomarkers for respiratory and cardiovascular diseases: review of recent findings from the Health Effects of Arsenic Longitudinal Study (HEALS) in Bangladesh. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 239(2):184-192. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2009.01.010 PMID:19371619 PMCID:PMC3904798
  • Liu X, Slavkovich VN, Ilievski V, Mi Z, Alam S, Factor-Litvak P, Ahsan H, Graziano JH, Gamble MV, Hall MN. 2009. Influence of cobalamin on arsenic metabolism in Bangladesh. Environ Health Perspect 117(11):1724-1729. doi:10.1289/ehp.0900734 PMID:20049124 PMCID:PMC2801198
  • Partridge MA, Huang SX, Ahsan H, Davidson MM, Hei TK, Kibriya MG. 2009. Environmental mutagens induced transversions but not transitions in regulatory region of mitochondrial DNA. J Toxicol Environ Health A 72(5):301-304. doi:10.1080/15287390802526381 PMID:19184745
  • Pesola G, Parvez F, Jasmin S, Mohammad A, Hasan R, Ahsan H. 2009. Dyspnea reproducibility in a rural Bangladesh population. Clin Respir J 3:222-8. doi:10.1111/j.1752-699X.2009.00135.x PMID:20298408 PMCID:PMC3904799
  • Pilsner JR, Liu X, Ahsan H, Ilievski V, Slavkovich VN, Levy D, Factor-Litvak P, Graziano JH, Gamble MV. 2009. Folate deficiency, hyperhomocysteinemia, low urinary creatinine, and hypomethylation of leukocyte DNA are risk factors for arsenic-induced skin lesions. Environ Health Perspect 117(2):254-260. doi:10.1289/ehp.11872 PMID:19270796 PMCID:PMC2649228

2008

  • Heck JE, Chen Y, Grann V, Slavkovich VN, Parvez F, Ahsan H. 2008. Arsenic exposure and anemia in Bangladesh: a population-based study. J Occup Environ Med 50(1):80-87. doi:10.1097/JOM.0b013e31815ae9d4 PMID:18188085
  • Parvez F, Brnadt-Rauf PW, Chen Y, Slavkovich VN, Argos M, Graziano JH, Ahsan H. 2008. Nonmalignant respiratory effects of chronic arsenic exposure from drinking water among never-smokers in Bangladesh. Environ Health Perspect 116(2):190-195. doi:10.1289/ehp.9507 PMID:18288317 PMCID:PMC2235213
  • Zablotska L, Chen Y, Graziano JH, Parvez F, van Geen AF, Howe GR, Ahsan H. 2008. Protective effects of B vitamins and antioxidants on the risk of arsenic-related skin lesions in Bangladesh. Environ Health Perspect 116(8):1056-1062. doi:10.1289/ehp.10707 PMID:18709164 PMCID:PMC2516584

2007

  • Ahsan H, Chen Y. 2007. Arsenic metabolism, genetic susceptibility and risk of pre-malignant skin lesions. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16(6):1270-1278.
  • Argos M, Parvez F, Chen Y, Hussain A, Momotaj H, Howe GR, Graziano JH, Ahsan H. 2007. Socioeconomic status and risk for arsenic-related skin lesions in Bangladesh. Am J Public Health 97(5):825-831. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2005.078816 PMID:17395836 PMCID:PMC1854871
  • Chen Y, Factor-Litvak P, Howe GR, Graziano JH, Brandt-Rauf PW, Parvez F, van Geen AF, Ahsan H. 2007. Arsenic exposure from drinking water, dietary intakes of B vitamins and folate, and risk of high blood pressure in Bangladesh: a population-based, cross-sectional study. Am J Epidemiol 165(5):541-552. PMID:17164464
  • Chen Y, Hall M, Graziano JH, Slavkovich VN, van Geen AF, Parvez F, Ahsan H. 2007. A prospective study of blood selenium levels and the risk of arsenic-related premalignant skin lesions. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16(2):207-213. PMID:17301251
  • Chen Y, Santella RM, Kibriya MG, Wang Q, Kappil M, Verret WJ, Graziano JH, Ahsan H. 2007. Association between arsenic exposure from drinking water and plasma levels of soluble cell adhesion molecules. Environ Health Perspect 115(10):1415-1420. doi:10.1289/ehp.10277 PMID:17938729 PMCID:PMC2022642
  • Chen Y, van Geen AF, Graziano JH, Pfaff A, Madajewicz M, Parvez F, Hussain A, Slavkovich VN, Islam T, Ahsan H. 2007. Reduction in urinary arsenic levels in response to arsenic mitigation efforts in Araihazar, Bangladesh. Environ Health Perspect 115(6):917923. PMID:17589600
  • Gamble MV, Liu X, Slavkovich VN, Pilsner JR, Ilievski V, Factor-Litvak P, Levy D, Alam S, Islam MN, Parvez F, Ahsan H, Graziano JH. 2007. Folic acid supplementation lowers blood arsenic. Am J Clin Nutr 86(4):1202-1209. PMID:17921403 PMCID:PMC2042963
  • Greenlee H, Chen Y, Kabat GC, Wang Q, Gurvich I, Sepkovic DW, Bradlow H, Senie RT, Santella RM, Ahsan H, Kibriya MG. 2007. Variants in estrogen metabolism and biosynthesis genes and urinary estrogen metabolites in women with a family history of breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat 102(1):111-117. doi:10.1007/s10549-006-9308-7 PMID:16850246
  • Hafeman D, Factor-Litvak P, Cheng Z, van Geen AF, Ahsan H. 2007. Association between manganese exposure through drinking water and infant mortality in Bangladesh. Environ Health Perspect 115(7):1107-1112. doi:10.1289/ehp.10051 PMID:17637930 PMCID:PMC1913599
  • Kibriya MG, Jasmine F, Argos M, Verret WJ, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Ahmed A, Parvez F, Ahsan H. 2007. Changes in gene expression profiles in response to selenium supplementation among individuals with arsenic-induced pre-malignant skin lesions. Toxicol Lett 169(2):162-176. doi:10.1016/j.toxlet.2007.01.006 PMID:17293063 PMCID:PMC1924917
  • Li Y, Chen Y, Slavkovich VN, Ahsan H, Parvez F, Graziano JH, Brandt-Rauf PW. 2007. Serum levels of the extracellular domain of the epidermal growth factor receptor in individuals exposed to arsenic in drinking water in Bangladesh. Biomarkers 12:256-265. PMID:17453740
  • Madajewicz M, Pfaff A, van Geen AF, Graziano JH, Hussein I, Momotaj H, Sylvi R, Ahsan H. 2007. Can information alone both improve awareness and change behavior? Response to arsenic contamination of groundwater in Bangladesh. Development Economics 84:731-754.
  • Pilsner JR, Liu X, Ahsan H, Ilievski V, Slavkovich VN, Levy D, Factor-Litvak P, Graziano JH, Gamble MV. 2007. Genomic methylation of peripheral blood leukocyte DMA: influences of arsenic and folate in Bangladeshi adults. Am J Clin Nutr 86(4):1179-1186. PMID:17921400
  • Wasserman GA, Liu X, Parvez F, Ahsan H, Factor-Litvak P, Kline JK, van Geen AF, Slavkovich VN, Lolacono NJ, Levy D, Cheng Z, Graziano JH. 2007. Water arsenic exposure and ntellectual function in six-year-old children in Araihazar, Bangladesh. Environ Health Perspect 115(2):285-289.

2006

  • Ahsan H, Chen Y, Parvez F, Argos M, Hussain A, Momotaj H, Levy D, van Geen AF, Howe GR, Graziano JH. 2006. Health Effects of Arsenic Longitudinal Study (HEALS): description of a multidisciplinary epidemiologic investigation. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 16:191-205. PMID:16160703
  • Ahsan H, Chen Y, Parvez F, Zablotska L, Argos M, Hussain A, Momotaj H, Levy D, Cheng Z, Slavkovich VN, van Geen AF, Howe GR, Graziano JH. 2006. Arsenic exposure from drinking water and risk of premalignant skin lesions in Bangladesh: baseline results from the health effects of arsenic longitudinal study. Am J Epidemiol 163(12):1138-1148. PMID:16624965
  • Argos M, Kibriya MG, Parvez F, Jasmine F, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Ahsan H. 2006. Gene expression profiles in peripheral lymphocytes by arsenic exposure and skin lesion status in a Bangladeshi population. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15(7):1367-1375. doi:10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-06-0106 PMID:16835338
  • Chen Y, Factor-Litvak P, Howe GR, Parvez F, Ahsan H. 2006. Nutritional influence on risk of high blood pressure in Bangladesh: a population-based cross-sectional study. Am J Clin Nutr 84(5):1224-1232. PMID:17093178
  • Chen Y, Graziano JH, Parvez F, Hussain A, Momotaj H, van Geen AF, Howe GR, Ahsan H. 2006. Modification of risk of arsenic-induced skin lesions by sunlight exposure, smoking, and occupational exposures in Bangladesh. Epidemiology 17(4):456-467. PMID:16755266
  • Chen Y, Hakim ME, Parvez F, Islam T, Rahman AM, Ahsan H. 2006. Arsenic exposure from drinking-water and carotid artery intima-medial thickness in healthy young adults in Bangladesh. J Health Popul Nutr 24(2):253-7. PMID:17195567
  • Gamble MV, Liu X, Ahsan H, Pilsner JR, Ilievski V, Slavkovich VN, Parvez F, Chen Y, Levy D, Factor-Litvak P, Graziano JH. 2006. Folate and arsenic metabolism: a double-blind, placebo-controlled folic acid-supplementation trial in Bangladesh. Am J Clin Nutr 84(5):1093-1101. PMID:17093162 PMCID:PMC2046214
  • Gamble MV, Pilsner JR, Liu X, Ahsan H, Ilievski V, Slavkovich VN, Parvez F, Factor-Litvak P, Graziano JH. 2006. Methylation of arsenic and DNA: A double-blind, placebo controlled trial of folic acid supplementation in Gangladesh. In: Proceedings of the FASEB (Federation of American Societies) Summer Conferenence Folic Acid, B12 and One Carbon Metabolism, August 5-10. Indian Wells, CA.
  • Hafeman D, Ahsan H, Islam T, Louis ED. 2006. Betel quid: Its tremor-producing effects in residents of Araihazar, Bangladesh. Movement Disorders 21(4):567-571. PMID:16250027
  • Hall M, Chen Y, Ahsan H, Slavkovich VN, van Geen AF, Parvez F, Graziano JH. 2006. Blood arsenic as a biomarker of arsenic exposure: results from a prospective study. Toxicology 225(2-3):225-233. PMID:16860454
  • Parvez F, Chen Y, Argos M, Hussain A, Momotaj H, Dhar RK, van Geen AF, Graziano JH, Ahsan H. 2006. Prevalence of arsenic exposure from drinking water and awareness of its health risks in a Bangladeshi population: results from a large population-based study. Environ Health Perspect 114(3):355-359. PMID:16507457
  • Wasserman GA, Liu X, Parvez F, Ahsan H, Levy D, Factor-Litvak P, Kline JK, van Geen AF, Slavkovich VN, Lolacono NJ, Cheng Z, Zheng Y, Graziano JH. 2006. Water manganese exposure and children's intellectual function in Araihazar, Bangladesh. Environ Health Perspect 114(1):124-129. PMID:16393669

2005

  • Gamble MV, Ahsan H, Factor-Litvak P, Ilievski V, Slavkovich VN, Parvez F, Graziano JH. 2005. Folate and cobalamin deficiencies and hyperhomocysteinemia in Bangladesh. Am J Clin Nutr 81(6):1372-1377. PMID:15941889 PMCID:PMC2204145
  • Gamble MV, Liu X, Ahsan H, Pilsner JR, Ilievski V, Slavkovich VN, Parvez F, Levy D, Factor-Litvak P, Graziano JH. 2005. Folate, homocysteine, and arsenic metabolism in arsenic-exposed individuals in Bangladesh. Environ Health Perspect 113(12):1683-1688. PMID:16330347
  • Verret WJ, Chen Y, Ahmed A, Islam T, Parvez F, Graziano JH, Ahsan H, Kibriya MG. 2005. A randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled trial evaluating the effects of vitamin E and selenium on arsenic-induced skin lesions in Bangladesh. J Occup Environ Med 47(10):1026-1035. PMID:16217243

2004

  • Chen Y, Ahsan H. 2004. Cancer burden from arsenic in drinking water in Bangladesh. Am J Public Health 94(5):741-744. PMID:15117692
  • Wasserman GA, Liu X, Parvez F, Ahsan H, Factor-Litvak P, van Geen AF, Slavkovich VN, Lolacono NJ, Cheng Z, Hussain A, Momotaj H, Graziano JH. 2004. Water arsenic exposure and children's intellectual function in Araihazar, Bangladesh. Environ Health Perspect 112(13):1329-1333. PMID:15345348 PMCID:PMC1247525

2003

  • Ahsan H, Chen Y, Kibriya MG, Islam MN, Slavkovich VN, Graziano JH, Santella RM. 2003. Susceptibility to arsenic-induced hyperkeratosis and oxidative stress genes myeloperoxidase and catalase. Cancer Lett 201(1):57-65. PMID:14580687
  • Ahsan H, Chen Y, Wang Q, Slavkovich VN, Graziano JH, Santella RM. 2003. DNA repair gene XPD and susceptibility to arsenic-induced hyperkeratosis. Toxicol Lett 143(2):123-131. doi:10.1016/S0378-4274(03)00117-6 PMID:12749816
  • van Geen AF, Zheng Y, Versteeg RJ, Stute M, Horneman AH, Dhar RK, Steckler MS, Gelman AE, Small C, Ahsan H, Graziano JH, Hussain A, Ahmed KM. 2003. Spatial variability of arsenic in 6000 tube wells in a 25 km2 area of Bangladesh. Water Resources Management 39(5):1140-1151.

2002

  • van Geen AF, Ahsan H, Horneman AH, Dhar RK, Zheng Y, Hussain A, Ahmed KM, Gelman AE, Stute M, Simpson HJ, Wallace S, Small C, Parvez F, Slavkovich VN, Lolacono NJ, Becker M, Cheng Z, Momotaj H, Shahnewaz M, Seddique AA. 2002. Promotion of well-switching to mitigate the current arsenic crisis in Bangladesh. Bull World Health Organ 80(9):732-737. PMID:12378292

2001

  • Do T, Ahsan H, Parvez F, Milton AH, Graziano JH, Brandt-Rauf PW. 2001. Transforming growth factor-expression, urinary arsenic and arsenic-induced skin lesions in Bangladesh. Biomarkers 6(2):127-132.
  • Do T, Gambelunghe A, Ahsan H, Graziano JH, Perrin M, Slavkovich VN, Parvez F, Milton AH, Brandt-Rauf PW. 2001. Urinary transforming growth factor-alpha in individuals exposed to arsenic in drinking water in Bangladesh. Biomarkers 6(2):127-132. doi:10.1080/13547500010017376 PMID:23886108

2000

  • Ahsan H, Perrin M, Rahman A, Parvez F, Stute M, Zheng Y, Milton AH, Brandt-Rauf PW, van Geen AF, Graziano JH. 2000. Associations between drinking water and urinary arsenic levels and skin lesions in Bangladesh. J Occup Environ Med 42:1195-1201. PMID:11125683

1999

  • Zheng Y, Stute M, van Geen AF, Simpson HJ, Graziano JH, Ahsan H, Brandt-Rauf PW. 1999. An integrated study of sources, transport and health effects of AS in Bangladesh. In: Proceedings of the Conference on Arsenic in Bangladesh Ground Water. February 27-29. Wagner College, New York City, NY.
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