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Allan H. Smith

University of California-Berkeley
School of Public Health
1950 Addison Street, Suite 204
Berkeley, CA 94704
Phone: 510-843-1736
Fax: 510-843-5539
Email: ahsmith@berkeley.edu

Projects

Research Briefs

Publications

2015

2014

2013

  • Ferreccio C, Smith AH, Duran V, Barlaro T, Benitez H, Valdes R, Aguirre J, Moore LE, Acevedo J, Vasquez M, Perez L, Yuan Y, Liaw J, Cantor KP, Steinmaus CM. 2013. Case-control study of arsenic in drinking water and kidney cancer in uniquely exposed Northern Chile. Am J Epidemiol178(5):813-818. doi:10.1093/aje/kwt059
  • Ferreccio C, Yuan Y, Calle J, Benitez H, Parra RL, Acevedo J, Smith AH, Liaw J, Steinmaus CM. 2013. Arsenic, tobacco smoke, and occupation: Associations of multiple agents with lung and bladder cancer. Epidemiology24(6):898-905. doi:10.1097/EDE.0b013e31829e3e03
  • Smith AH, Yunus M, Khan A, Ercumen A, Yuan Y, Smith M, Liaw J, Balmes JR, von Ehrenstein OS, Raqib R, Kalman DA, Alam DS, Streatfield PK, Steinmaus CM. 2013. Chronic respiratory symptoms in children following in utero and early life exposure to arsenic in drinking water in Bangladesh. Int J Epidemiol42(4):1077-1086. doi:10.1093/ije/dyt120
  • Steinmaus CM, Ferreccio C, Romo JA, Yuan Y, Cortes S, Marshall G, Moore LE, Balmes JR, Liaw J, Golden T, Smith AH. 2013. Drinking water arsenic in Northern Chile: High cancer risks 40 years after exposure cessation. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention22:623-630. doi:10.1158/1055-9965.epi-12-1190

2012

2011

  • Basu A, Mitra SR, Chung JS, Guha-Mazumder DN, Ghosh N, Kalman DA, von Ehrenstein OS, Steinmaus CM, Liaw J, Smith AH. 2011. Creatinine, Diet, Micronutrients, and Arsenic Methylation in West Bengal, India. Environ Health Perspect 119(9):1308-1313. doi:10.1289/ehp.1003393
  • Dauphine DC, Ferreccio C, Guntur S, Yuan Y, Hammond SK, Balmes JR, Smith AH, Steinmaus CM. 2011. Lung function in adults following in utero and childhood exposure to arsenic in drinking water: preliminary findings. Int Arch Occup Environ Health84(6):591-600. doi:10.1007/s00420-010-0591-6
  • Ren X, McHale CM, Skibola CF, Smith AH, Smith MT, Zhang L. 2011. An Emerging Role for Epigenetic Dysregulation in Arsenic Toxicity 
and Carcinogenesis. Environ Health Perspect 119(1):11-19. doi:10.1289/ehp.1002114
  • Smith AH, Marshall G, Yuan Y, Liaw J, Ferreccio C, Steinmaus CM. 2011. Evidence From Chile That Arsenic in Drinking Water May Increase Mortality From Pulmonary Tuberculosis. Am J Epidemiol173(4):414-420. doi:10.1093/aje/kwq383
  • Smith AH, Steinmaus CM. 2011. Arsenic in drinking water. Br Med J342:d2248. doi:10.1136/bmj.d2248

2010

  • Porter KE, Basu A, Hubbard AE, Bates MN, Kalman DA, Rey OA, Smith AH, Smith MT, Steinmaus CM, Skibola CF. 2010. Association of genetic variation in cystathionine-beta-synthase and arsenic metabolism. Environ Res110(6):580-587. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2010.05.001
  • Steinmaus CM, Yuan Y, Kalman DA, Rey OA, Skibola CF, Dauphine DC, Basu A, Porter KE, Hubbard AE, Bates MN, Smith MT, Smith AH. 2010. Individual differences in arsenic metabolism and lung cancer in a case-control study in Cordoba, Argentina. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol247(2):138-145. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2010.06.006
  • Yuan Y, Marshall G, Ferreccio C, Steinmaus CM, Liaw J, Bates MN, Smith AH. 2010. Kidney cancer mortality: Fifty-year latency patterns related to arsenic exposure. Epidemiology21(1):103-108. doi:10.1097/EDE.0b013e3181c21e46

2009

2008

2007

  • George CM, Smith AH, Kalman DA, Steinmaus CM. 2007. Reverse osmosis filter use and high arsenic levels in private well water. Arch Environ Occup Health61(4):171-5.
  • Marshall G, Ferreccio C, Yuan Y, Bates MN, Steinmaus CM, Selvin S, Liaw J, Smith AH. 2007. Fifty-year study of lung and bladder cancer mortality in Chile related to arsenic in drinking water. J Natl Cancer Inst99(12):920-928.
  • Smith MT, Jones RM, Smith AH. 2007. Benzene exposure and risk of non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention16:385-391. doi:10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-06-1057 PMID:17337645
  • Steinmaus CM, Moore LE, Shipp M, Kalman DA, Rey OA, Biggs ML, Hopenhayn-Rich C, Bates MN, Zheng S, Wiencke JK, Smith AH. 2007. Genetic polymorphisms in MTHFR 677 and 1298, GSTM1 and T1, and metabolism of arsenic. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health Part A70(2):159-70. doi:10.1080/15287390600755240
  • Thundiyil JG, Yuan Y, Smith AH, Steinmaus CM. 2007. Seasonal variation of arsenic concentration in wells in Nevada. Environ Res104(3):367-73.
  • von Ehrenstein OS, Poddar S, Yuan Y, Guha-Mazumder DN, Eskenazi B, Basu A, Hira Smith MM, Ghosh N, Lahiri S, Haque R, Ghosh A, Kalman DA, Das S, Smith AH. 2007. Children's intellectual function in relation to arsenic exposure. Epidemiology18(1):44-51.
  • Yuan Y, Marshall G, Ferreccio C, Steinmaus CM, Selvin S, Liaw J, Bates MN, Smith AH. 2007. Acute Myocardial Infarction Mortality in Comparison with Lung and Bladder Cancer Mortality in Arsenic-exposed Region II of Chile from 1950 to 2000. Am J Epidemiol166(12):1381-1391. doi:10.1093/aje/kwm238

2006

  • Chung JS, Haque R, Guha-Mazumder DN, Moore LE, Ghosh N, Samanta S, Mitra SR, Hira-Smith M, von Ehrenstein OS, Basu A, Liaw J, Smith AH. 2006. Blood concentrations of methionine, selenium, beta-carotene, and other micronutrients in a case-control study of arsenic-induced skin lesions in West Bengal, India. Environ Res101(2):230-237.
  • Hira Smith MM, Yuan Y, Savarimuthu X, Liaw J, Hira A, Green C, Hore T, Chakraborty P, von Ehrenstein OS, Smith AH. 2006. Arsenic concentrations and bacterial contamination in a pilot shallow dugwell program in West Bengal, India. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A42(1):89-95.
  • Savarimuthu X, Hira Smith MM, Yuan Y, von Ehrenstein OS, Das S, Ghosh N, Guha-Mazumder DN, Smith AH. 2006. Seasonal variation of arsenic concentrations in tubewells in West Bengal, India. Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition24(3):277-281.
  • Smith AH, Marshall G, Yuan Y, Ferreccio C, Liaw J, von Ehrenstein OS, Steinmaus CM, Bates MN, Selvin S. 2006. Increased Mortality from Lung Cancer and Bronchiectasis in Young Adults Following Exposure to Arsenic In Utero and Early Childhood. Environ Health Perspect 114(8):1293-1296.
  • Steinmaus CM, Bates MN, Yuan Y, Kalman DA, Atallah R, Rey OA, Biggs ML, Hopenhayn-Rich C, Moore LE, Hoang BK, Smith AH. 2006. Arsenic Methylation and Bladder Cancer Risk in Case-Control Studies in Argentina and the United States. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine48(5):478-488.
  • Steinmaus CM, George CM, Kalman DA, Smith AH. 2006. Evaluation of two new arsenic field test kits capable of detecting arsenic water concentrations close to 10 ug/L. Environ Sci Technol40(10):3362-3366.
  • von Ehrenstein OS, Guha-Mazumder DN, Hira Smith MM, Ghosh N, Yuan Y, Windham GC, Ghosh A, Haque R, Lahiri S, Kalman DA, Das S, Smith AH. 2006. Pregnancy outcomes, infant mortality and arsenic in drinking water in West Bengal, India. Am J Epidemiol163(7):662-669. doi:10.1093/aje/kwj089
  • von Ehrenstein OS, Jenny AM, Basu A, Smith KR, Hira Smith MM, Smith AH. 2006. Capacity building in environmental health research in India and Nepal. Int J Occup Environ Health12(4):300-306.

2005

  • Smith AH, Hristova KR, Wood IA, Mackay DM, Lory E, Lorenzana D, Scow KM. 2005. Comparison of Biostimulation versus Bioaugmentation with Bacterial Strain PM1 for Treatment of Groundwater Contaminated with Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE). Environ Health Perspect 113(3):317-322.
  • Steinmaus CM, Yuan Y, Kalman DA, Atallah R, Smith AH. 2005. Intraindividual variability in arsenic methylation in a U.S. population. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention14(4):919-24.
  • Steinmaus CM, Yuan Y, Smith AH. 2005. The temporal stability of arsenic well water concentrations in western Nevada. Environ Res99(2):164-168.

2004

  • Bates MN, Rey OA, Biggs ML, Hopenhayn-Rich C, Moore LE, Kalman DA, Steinmaus CM, Smith AH. 2004. Case-Control Study of Bladder Cancer and Exposure to Arsenic in Argentina. Am J Epidemiol159:381-389.
  • Mitra SR, Guha-Mazumder DN, Basu A, Block G, Haque R, Samanta S, Ghosh N, Hira Smith MM, von Ehrenstein OS, Smith AH. 2004. Nutritional factors and susceptibility to arsenic-caused skin lesions in West Bengal, India. Environ Health Perspect 112(10):1104-1109.
  • Moore LE, Wiencke JK, Bates MN, Zheng S, Rey OA, Smith AH. 2004. Investigation of genetic polymorphisms and smoking in a bladder cancer case-control study in Argentina. Cancer Lett211(2):199-207.
  • Smith AH, Hira Smith MM. 2004. Arsenic drinking water regulations in developing countries with extensive exposure. Toxicology198(1-3):39-44.
  • Steinmaus CM, Lu M, Todd RL, Smith AH. 2004. Probability estimates for the unique childhood leukemia cluster in Fallon, Nevada, and risks near other U.S. Military aviation facilities. Environ Health Perspect 112(6):766-71.

2003

  • Haque R, Guha-Mazumder DN, Samanta S, Ghosh N, Kalman DA, Hira Smith MM, Mitra SR, Santra A, Lahiri S, Das S, De BK, Smith AH. 2003. Arsenic in Drinking Water and Skin Lesions: Dose-Response Data from West Bengal, India. Epidemiology14(2):174-182.
  • Hira Smith MM, Hore T, Chakraborty P, Chakraborti DK, Savarimuthu X, Smith AH. 2003. A Dugwell Program to Provide Arsenic-Safe Water in West Bengal, India: Preliminary Results. Journal of Environmental Science and HealthA38(1):289-299.
  • Moore LE, Smith AH, Eng C, DeVries S, Kalman DA, Bhargava V, Chew K, Ferreccio C, Rey OA, Hopenhayn-Rich C, Biggs ML, Bates MN, Waldman FM. 2003. P53 alterations in bladder tumors from arsenic and tobacco exposed patients. Carcinogenesis24(11):1785-1791.
  • Steinmaus CM, Yuan Y, Bates MN, Smith AH. 2003. Case-control study of bladder cancer and drinking water arsenic in the Western United States. Am J Epidemiol158(12):1193-1201.

2002

  • Chung JS, Kalman DA, Moore LE, Kosnett MJ, Arroyo AP, Beeris M, Guha-Mazumder DN, Hernandez AL, Smith AH. 2002. Family Correlations of Arsenic Methylation Patterns in Children and Parents Exposed to High Concentrations of Arsenic in Drinking Water. Environ Health Perspect 110(7):729-733.
  • Moore LE, Smith AH, Eng C, Kalman DA, DeVries S, Bhargava V, Chew K, Moore DH, Ferreccio C, Rey OA, Waldman FM. 2002. Arsenic-related chromosomal alterations in bladder cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst94(22):1688-1696.
  • Smith AH, Lopipero PA, Bates MN, Steinmaus CM. 2002. Arsenic epidemiology and drinking water standards. Science296(5576):2145-2146.

2001

  • Moore LE, Wiencke JK, Eng C, Zheng S, Smith AH. 2001. Evaluation of buccal cell collection protocols for genetic susceptibility studies. Biomarkers6(6):448-454.

2000

  • Ferreccio C, Gonzalez C, Milosavjlevic V, Marshall G, Sancha AM, Smith AH. 2000. Lung cancer and arsenic concentrations in drinking water in Chile. Epidemiology11(6):673-679.
  • Guha-Mazumder DN, Haque R, Ghosh N, De BK, Santra A, Chakraborti DK, Smith AH. 2000. Arsenic in drinking water and the prevalence of respiratory effects in West Bengal, India. Int J Epidemiol29(6):1047-1052.
  • Smith AH, Arroyo AP, Guha-Mazumder DN, Kosnett MJ, Hernandez AL, Beeris M, Hira Smith MM, Moore LE. 2000. Arsenic-induced skin lesions among Atacameno people in northern Chile despite good nutrition and centuries of exposure. Environ Health Perspect 108(7):617-620.
  • Steinmaus CM, Moore LE, Hopenhayn-Rich C, Biggs ML, Smith AH. 2000. Arsenic in drinking water and bladder cancer. Cancer Invest 18(2):174-182.
  • Steinmaus CM, Nunez S, Smith AH. 2000. Diet and bladder cancer: a meta-analysis of six dietary variables. Am J Epidemiol151(7):693-702.

1998

  • Biggs ML, Haque R, Moore LE, Smith AH. 1998. Arsenic-laced water in Chile (letter). Science281:785.
  • Guha-Mazumder DN, Haque R, Ghosh N, De BK, Santra A, Chakraborti DK, Smith AH. 1998. Arsenic levels in drinking water and the prevalence of skins lesions in West Bengal, India. Int J Epidemiol27:871-877.
  • Hopenhayn-Rich C, Biggs ML, Smith AH. 1998. Lung and kidney cancer mortality associated with arsenic in drinking water in Cordoba, Argentina. Int J Epidemiol27(4):561-569.
  • Smith AH, Goycolea M, Haque R, Biggs ML. 1998. Marked increase in bladder and lung cancer mortality in a region of northern Chile due to arsenic in drinking water. Am J Epidemiol147(7):660-669.

1997

  • Aposhian HV, Arroyo AP, Cebrian ME, Del Razo LM, Hurlbut KM, Dart RC, Gonzalez-Ramirez D, Kreppel H, Smith AH, Gonsebatt ME, Ostrosky-Wegman P, Aposhian MM. 1997. Increased urinary excretion of monomethylarsonic acid in humans given DMPS. The Toxicologist36(1,2):5.
  • Aposhian HV, Arroyo AP, Cebrian ME, Del Razo LM, Hurlbut KM, Dart RC, Gonzalez-Ramirez D, Kreppel H, Speisky H, Smith AH, Gonsebatt ME, Ostrosky-Wegman P, Aposhian MM. 1997. DMPS-Arsenic challenge test: I-increased urinary excretion of monomethylarsonic acid in humans given dimercaptopropane sufolnate. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics282(1):192-200.
  • Biggs ML, Kalman DA, Moore LE, Hopenhayn-Rich C, Smith MT, Smith AH. 1997. Relationship of urinary arsenic to intake estimates and a biomarker of effect, bladder cell micronuclei. Mutation Research/Reviews in Mutation Research386:185-195.
  • Moore LE, Smith AH, Hopenhayn-Rich C, Biggs ML, Kalman DA, Smith MT. 1997. Decrease in Bladder Cell Micronucleus Prevalance After Intervention to Lower the Concentration of Arsenic in Drinking Water. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention6(12):1051-1056.
  • Moore LE, Smith AH, Hopenhayn-Rich C, Biggs ML, Kalman DA, Smith MT. 1997. Micronuclei in exfoliated bladder cells among individuals chronically exposed to arsenic in drinking water. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention6(1):31-36.

1996

  • Hopenhayn-Rich C, Biggs ML, Fuchs A, Bergoglio R, Tello E, Nicolli H, Smith AH. 1996. Bladder cancer mortality associated with arsenic in drinking water in Argentina. Epidemiology7(2):117-124.
  • Hopenhayn-Rich C, Biggs ML, Kalman DA, Moore LE, Smith AH. 1996. Arsenic methylation patterns before and after change from high to lower arsenic concentrations in drinking water. Environ Health Perspect 104(11):1200-1207.
  • Moore LE, Smith AH, Hopenhayn-Rich C, Biggs ML, Warner M, Kalman DA, Smith MT. 1996. Increased micronuclei found in two populations environmentally exposed to arsenic. Clin Chem41(12):1915-1917.
  • Moore LE, Warner M, Smith AH, Kalman DA, Smith MT. 1996. Use of the fluorescent micronucleus assay to detect the clastogenic effects of radiation and arsenic in human exfoliated epithelial cells. Environ Mol Mutagen27:176-184.
  • Smith AH, Hopenhayn-Rich C, Biggs ML, Moore LE, Kalman DA, Oyanguren C, Marchetti C. 1996. Marcadores biologicas de exposicion y efecto relacionados con el contenido arsenical del agua de beber en el Desierto de Atacama. In: Proceedings of Las Segundas Jornadas de Arcenicismo Laboral y Ambiental, Nov.22-25, Antofagasta, Chile. 1996. Antofagasta, Chile.

1995

  • Bates MN, Smith AH, Cantor KP. 1995. Case-control study of bladder cancer and arsenic in drinking water. Am J Epidemiol141(6):523-530.
  • Smith AH, Biggs ML, Hopenhayn-Rich C, Kalman DA. 1995. Arsenic risk assessment [letter]. Environ Health Perspect 103:13-15.

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