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Project Publications: University of Washington: Neurobehavioral Performance Indices as Biomarkers of Styrene Exposure

Superfund Research Program

Neurobehavioral Performance Indices as Biomarkers of Styrene Exposure

Project Leader: Diana Echeverria (Battelle Centers for Public Health Research and Evaluation)
Grant Number: P42ES004696
Funding Period: 1995 - 2000

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  • Costa LG. 1996. Biomarker research in neurotoxicology: the role of mechanistic studies to bridge the gap between the laboratory and epidemiological investigations. Environ Health Perspect 104(S1):55-67. PMID:8722110
  • Costa LG. 1996. Role of cell signalling in neurotoxicity. In: Comprehensive Toxicology, Vol. 11: Nervous System and Behavioral Toxicology. Elsevier,
  • Heyer NJ, Bittner AC, Echeverria D. 1996. Analyzing multivariate neurobehavioral outcomes in occupational studies; a comparison of approaches. Neurotoxicol Teratol 18(4):401-406. PMID:8866530


  • Brodkin CA, Daniell WE, Checkoway H, Echeverria D, Johnson J, Wang K, Sohaey R, Green D, Redlich CA, Gretch D. 1995. Hepatic ultrasonic changes in workers exposed to perchlorethylene. Occup Environ Med 52(10):667-685. PMID:7489059
  • Costa LG. 1995. Effect of developmental neurotoxicants on muscarinic receptors and intracellular signalling pathways. In: Receptors Dynamics in Neural Development. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. pp.305-320.
  • Costa LG, Manzo L. 1995. Biochemical markers of neurotoxicity: research strategies and epidemiological applications. Toxicol Lett 77(1-3):137-144. PMID:7618127
  • Costa-Mallen P, Auger CB, Traver DJ, Costa LG. 1995. Identification of m3, m4 and m5 subtypes of muscarinic receptor mRNA in human blood mononuclear cells. J Neuroimmunol 60(1-2):45-51. PMID:7642747
  • Echeverria D, Heyer NJ, Martin MD, Naleway CA, Woods JS, Bittner AC. 1995. Behavioral effects of low-level exposure to Hg among dentists. Neurotoxicol Teratol 17(2):161-168. PMID:7760775
  • Echeverria D, White RF, Sampaio C. 1995. A behavioral evaluation of PCE exposure in patients and dry cleaners: A possible relationship between clinical and preclinical effects. J Occup Environ Med 37(6):667-680. PMID:7670913
  • Heyer NJ, Echeverria D, Checkoway H, Toutonghi G, Ronhovde N. 1995. Behavioral effects from exposure to styrene among reinforced plastic laminators. Occup Environ Med
  • Manzo L, Castoldia AF, Coccinia T, Rossia AD, Nicoteraa P, Costa LG. 1995. Mechanisms of neurotoxicity: applications to human biomonitoring. Toxicol Lett 77(1-3):63-72. PMID:7618170
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