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Joseph H. Graziano

Columbia University
Department of Environmental Health Sciences
Mailman School of Public Health
722 West 168th Street, Rm 1107
New York, NY 10032
Phone: 212-305-1678
Fax: 212-305-3857
Email: jg24@columbia.edu

Projects

Research Briefs

Publications

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

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. The Lancet376(9737):252-258. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(10)60481-3 PMID:20646756 PMCID:PMC3951449
  • 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
  • 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). Thorax65(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 Epidemiol39(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 Pharmacol239(2):184-92. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2009.01.010 PMID:19371619 PMCID:PMC3904798
  • Hall M, Liu X, Slavkovich VN, Ilievski V, Pilsner JR, Alam S, Factor-Litvak P, Graziano JH, Gamble MV. 2009. Folate, cobalamin, cysteine, homocysteine, and arsenic metabolism among children in Bangladesh. Environ Health Perspect 117(5):825-31. doi:10.1289/ehp.0800164 PMID:19479028 PMCID:PMC2685848
  • 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.
  • 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):254-60.

2008

  • Pilsner JR, Liu X, Ahsan H, Ilievski V, Slavkovich VN, Levy D, Factor-Litvak P, Graziano JH, Gamble MV. 2008. Folate deficiency, hyperhomocysteinemia, low urinary creatinine, and hypomethylation of leukocyte DNA are risk factors for arsenic-Induced skin lesions. Environ Health Perspect 117:254260.
  • 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 116:10561062. doi:10.1289/ehp.10707 PMID:18709164 PMCID:PMC2516584

2007

  • 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 Epidemiol165(5):541-552.
  • 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 Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention16(2):207-213.
  • 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.
  • 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. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition86(4):1202-1209.
  • Graziano JH, Chillrud SN, Simpson HJ, Golden M. 2007. Local health risks from arsenic appear 'vanishingly small'. (non-peer reviewed)
  • Hall M, Gamble MV, Slavkovich VN, Liu X, Levy D, Cheng Z, van Geen AF, Yunus M, Rahman M, Pilsner JR, Graziano JH. 2007. Determinants of arsenic metabolism: Blood arsenic metabolites, plasma folate, cobalamin, and homocysteine concentrations in maternal-newborn pairs. Environ Health Perspect 115(10):1503-1509.
  • Heck JE, Graziano JH, Gamble MV, Chen Y, Slavkovich VN, Parvez F. 2007. Consumption of folate-related nutrients and metabolism of arsenic in Bangladesh. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition85(5):1367-1374.
  • 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. Biomarkers12:256-265.
  • 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.
  • Opar A, Pfaff A, Seddique AA, Ahmed KM, Graziano JH, van Geen AF. 2007. Responses of 6500 households to arsenic mitigation in Araihazar, Bangladesh. Health Place13(1):164-172.
  • Parvez F, Brnadt-Rauf PW, Chen Y, Slavkovich VN, Argos M, Graziano JH, Ahsan H. 2007. Nonmalignant Respiratory Effects of Chronic Arsenic Exposure from Drinking Water among Never-Smokers in Bangladesh. Environ Health Perspect 116(2):190-195.
  • 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. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition86(4):1179-1186.
  • 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. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology16:191-205.
  • 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 Epidemiol163(12):1138-1148.
  • 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. Epidemiology17(4):456-467.
  • 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. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition84(5):1094-1101.
  • 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.
  • 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. Toxicology225(2-3):225-233.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition81(6):1372-1377.
  • 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.
  • 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. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine47(10):1026-35.

2004

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 Lett201(1):57-65.
  • Ahsan H, Chen Y, Wang Q, Slavkovich VN, Graziano JH, Santella RM. 2003. DNA repair gene XPD and susceptibility to arsenic-induced hyperkeratosis. Toxicol Lett143(2):123-131. doi:10.1016/S0378-4274(03)00117-6
  • 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 Management39(5):1140-1151.
  • Wasserman GA, Factor-Litvak P, Liu X, Todd AC, Kline JK, Slavkovich VN, Popovac D, Graziano JH. 2003. The relationship between blood lead, bone lead and child intelligence. Child Neuropsychology (Neuropsychology, Development and Cognition: Section C)9(1):22-34.

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. Biomarkers6(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. Biomarkers6(2):127-132. doi:10.1080/13547500010017376
  • Graziano JH, Lolacono NJ, Maddaloni M, Blum CB. 2001. Assessing the oral bioavailability of lead in soil in humans. The Toxicologist60(1):331.

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. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine42:1195-1201.

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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