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Your Environment. Your Health.

Person Details: Kenneth S. Ramos

Superfund Research Program

Kenneth S. Ramos

University of Louisville School of Medicine
Health Sciences Center
Medical Research Tower
Louisville, Kentucky 40292
Phone: 502-852-5217
Fax: 502-852-6222
Email: Kenneth.ramos@louisville.edu

Projects

Research Briefs

Publications

2016

  • Portier CJ, Armstrong BK, Baguley B, Baur X, Belyaev I, Belle R, Belpoggi F, Biggeri A, Bosland MC, Bruzzi P, Budnik L, Bugge M, Burns K, Calaf GM, Carpenter DO, Carpenter H, Lopez-Carillo L, Clapp R, Cocco P, Consonni D, Comba P, Craft ES, Dalvie M, Davis D, Demers PA, De Roos AJ, DeWitt JC, Forastiere F, Freedman JH, Fritschi L, Gaus C, Gohlke J, Goldberg M, Greiser E, Hansen J, Hardell L, Hauptmann M, Huang W, Huff J, James MO, Jameson C, Kortenkamp A, Kopp-Schneider A, Kromhout H, Larramendy M, Landrigan PJ, Lash LH, Leszczynski D, Lynch CF, Magnani C, Mandrioli D, Martin FL, Merler E, Michelozzi P, Miligi L, Miller A, Mirabelli D, Mirer F, Naidoo S, Perry MJ, Petronio M, Pirastu R, Portier R, Ramos KS, Robertson LW, Rodriguez T, Roosli M, Ross M, Roy D, Rusyn I, Saldiva P, Sass J, Savolainen K, Scheepers P, Sergi C, Silbergeld EK, Smith MT, Stewart BW, Sutton P, Tateo F, Terracini B, Thielmann H, Thomas DB, Vainio H, Vena J, Vineis P, Weiderpass E, Weisenburger DD, Woodruff TJ, Yorifuji T, Yu I, Zambon P, Zeeb H, Zhou SF. 2016. Differences in the carcinogenic evaluation of glyphosate between the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). J Epidemiol Community Health 70(8):741-745. doi:10.1136/jech-2015-207005 PMID:26941213 PMCID:PMC4975799

2011

2006

2005

  • Qian Y, Zheng Y, Abraham L, Ramos KS, Tiffany-Castiglioni E. 2005. Differential profiles of copper-induced ROS generation in human neuroblastoma and astrocytoma cells. Brain Res 134(2):323-332. doi:10.1016/j.molbrainres.2004.11.004 PMID:15836927
  • Qian Y, Zheng Y, Ramos KS, Tiffany-Castiglioni E. 2005. GRP78 compartmentalized redistribution in Pb-treated glia: role of GRP78 in lead-induced oxidative stress. Neurotoxicology 26(2):267-275. doi:10.1016/j.neuro.2004.09.002 PMID:15713347
  • Qian Y, Zheng Y, Ramos KS, Tiffany-Castiglioni E. 2005. The involvement of copper transporter in lead-induced oxidative stress in astroglia. Neurochem Res 30(4):429-438. PMID:16076012

2004

  • Donnelly KC, Lingenfelter R, Cizmas LH, Falahatpisheh MH, Qian Y, Tang Y, Garcia SS, Ramos KS, Tiffany-Castiglioni E, Mumtaz MM. 2004. Toxicity assessment of complex mixtures remains a goal. Environ Toxicol Pharmacol 18(2):135-141. doi:10.1016/j.etap.2004.03.013 PMID:21782742
  • Falahatpisheh MH, Kerzee JK, Metz RP, Donnelly KC, Ramos KS. 2004. Inducible cytochrome P450 activities in renal glomerular mesangial cells: biochemical basis for antagonistic interactions among nephrocarcinogenic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. J Carcinog 3(1):12. doi:10.1186/1477-3163-3-12 PMID:15315710 PMCID:PMC516019

2003

  • Falahatpisheh MH, Ramos KS. 2003. Ligand-activated Ahr signaling leads to disruption of nephrogenesis and altered Wilms' tumor suppressor mRNA splicing. Oncogene 22(14):2160-2171. PMID:12687018

2002

  • Parrish AR, Alejandro NF, Bral CM, Kerzee JK, Bowes RC, Ramos KS. 2002. Characterization of glomerular cell phenotypes following repeated cycles of benzo[a]pyrene injury in vitro. Biochem Pharmacol 64(1):31-39. PMID:12106603

2001

  • Falahatpisheh MH, Donnelly KC, Ramos KS. 2001. Antagonistic interactions among nephrotoxic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. J Toxicol Environ Health A 62(7):543-560. PMID:11289703

2000

  • Alejandro NF, Parrish AR, Bowes RC, Burghardt RC, Ramos KS. 2000. Phenotypic profiles of cultured glomerular cells following repeated cycles of hydrocarbon injury. Kidney International 57:1571-1580. PMID:10760092
  • Barhoumi R, Mouneimne Y, Ramos KS, Safe SH, Phillips TD, Centonze VE, Ainley C, Gupta MS, Burghardt RC. 2000. Analysis of Benzo[a]pyrene partitioning and cellular homeostasis in a rat liver cell line. Toxicol Sci 53:264-270. PMID:10696774

1998

  • Gupta MS, Miggins J, Parrish AR, Womack J, Ramos KS, Rodriguez LV, Goldstein L, Holtzapple C, Stanker LH, Safe SH. 1998. Ah receptor-independent induction of CYP1A2 gene expression in genetically inbred mice. Environ Toxicol Pharmacol 5:205-213. PMID:21781866
  • Parrish AR, Fisher RL, Bral CM, Burghardt RC, Gandolfi A, Brendel K, Ramos KS. 1998. Benzo(a)pyrene-induced alterations in growth-related gene expression and signaling in precision-cut adult rat liver slices. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 152:302-308. PMID:9852999

1996

  • Bowes RC, Parrish AR, Steinberg MA, Willett KL, Zhao W, Savas U, Jefcoate CR, Safe SH, Ramos KS. 1996. Atypical cytochrome P450 profiles in glomerular mesangial cells at the mRNA and enzyme level. Evidence for CYP1A1 and CYP1B1 expression and their involvement in benzo(a)pyrene metabolism. Biochem Pharmacol 52(4):587-595. doi:10.1016/0006-2952(96)00310-3 PMID:8759031
  • Weber TJ, Chapkin RS, Davidson LA, Ramos KS. 1996. Modulation of protein kinase C (PKC)-related signal transduction by 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin exhibits cell cycle dependence. Arch Biochem Biophys 328(2):227-232. PMID:8644998

1995

  • Bowes RC, Ramos KS. 1995. Renal mesangial cell proliferation is enhanced by sequential challenge with benzo(a)pyrene and 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin. Organohalogen Compounds 25:253-258.
  • Bowes RC, Weber TJ, Ramos KS. 1995. Induction of highly proliferative phenotypes in cultured glomerular mesangial cells by benzo(a)pyrene alone or in combination with methoxamine. Arch Biochem Biophys 323:243-250. PMID:7487084
  • Ou X, Ramos KS. 1995. Regulation of cytochrome P451A1 gene expression in vascular smooth muscle cells through aryl hydrocarbon receptor-mediated signal transduction requires a protein synthesis inhibitor. Arch Biochem Biophys 318:122-130. PMID:7840604
  • Ramos KS, Zhao W. 1995. Inhibition of DNA synthesis in primary cultures of adult rat hepatocytes by benzo(a)pyrene: Role of Ah receptor-dependent events. Toxicology 99(3):179-189. doi:10.1016/0300-483X(94)03028-Z PMID:7610464
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