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Person Details: Quan Lu

Superfund Research Program

Quan Lu

Harvard School of Public Health
Bldg 1
665 Huntington Ave
Boston, Massachusetts 02115
Phone: 617-432-7145
Fax: 617-432-4710


Research Briefs





  • 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


  • Wagner PJ, Park H, Wang Z, Kirchner R, Wei Y, Su L, Stanfield K, Guilarte TR, Wright RO, Christiani DC, Lu Q. 2017. In vitro effects of lead on gene expression in neural stem cells and associations between up-regulated genes and cognitive scores in children. Environ Health Perspect 125(4):721-729. doi:10.1289/ehp265 PMID:27562236
  • 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


  • Jiang XF, Pan H, Nabhan JF, Krishnan R, Koziol-White C, Panettieri RA, Lu Q. 2012. A novel EST-derived RNAi screen reveals a critical role for farnesyl diphosphate synthase in beta 2-adrenergic receptor internalization and down-regulation. FASEB J 26:1995-2007. doi:10.1096/fj.11-193870 PMID:22278941 PMCID:PMC3336790
  • Nabhan JF, Hu R, Oh RS, Cohen SN, Lu Q. 2012. Formation and release of arrestin domain-containing protein 1-mediated microvesicles (ARMMs) at plasma membrane by recruitment of TSG101 protein. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109(11):4146-4151. doi:10.1073/pnas.1200448109 PMID:22315426 PMCID:PMC3306724
  • Oh RS, Pan W, Yalcin A, Zhang H, Guilarte TR, Hotamisligil GS, Christiani DC, Lu Q. 2012. Functional RNA interference (RNAi) screen identifies system A neutral amino acid transporter 2 (SNAT2) as a mediator of arsenic-induced endoplasmic reticulum stress. J Biol Chem 287(8):6025-6034. doi:10.1074/jbc.M111.311217 PMID:22215663 PMCID:PMC3285369
  • Stansfield KH, Pilsner JR, Lu Q, Wright RO, Guilarte TR. 2012. Dysregulation of BDNF-TrkB signaling in developing hippocampal neurons by Pb(2+): Implications for an environmental basis of neurodevelopmental disorders. Toxicol Sci 127:277-295. doi:10.1093/toxsci/kfs090 PMID:22345308 PMCID:PMC3327871
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