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Project Publications: Harvard School of Public Health: CBPI - Community-based Metal Exposure in Child Develpment and Hearing

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CBPI - Community-based Metal Exposure in Child Develpment and Hearing

Project Leader: Robert O. Wright
Grant Number: P42ES005947
Funding Period: 2000 - 2006

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  • Perng W, Tamayo-Ortiz M, Tang L, Sanchez BN, Cantoral A, Meeker JD, Dolinoy DC, Roberts E, Martinez-Mier E, Lamadrid-Figueroa H, Song PX, Ettinger AS, Wright RO, Arora M, Schnaas L, Watkins DJ, Goodrich JM, Garcia RC, Solano-Gonzalez M, Bautista-Arredondo L, Mercado-Garcia A, Hu H, Hernandez-Avila M, Tellez-Rojo M, Peterson K. 2019. Early life exposure in Mexico to environmental toxicants (ELEMENT) project. BMJ Open 9:doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030427 PMID:31455712 PMCID:PMC6720157


  • Bashash M, Thomas DB, Hu H, Martinez-Mier EA, Sanchez BN, Basu N, Peterson KE, Ettinger AS, Wright RO, Zhang Z, Liu Y, Schnaas L, Mercado-Garcia A, Tellez-Rojo M, Hernandez-Avila M. 2017. Prenatal fluoride exposure and cognitive outcomes in children at 4 and 6-12 years of age in Mexico. Environ Health Perspect 125:12. doi:10.1289/ehp655 PMID:28937959


  • Power MC, Weisskopf MG, Alexeeff SE, Wright RO, Coull BA, Spiro, III A, Schwartz J. 2013. Modification by hemochromatosis gene polymorphisms of the association between traffic-related air pollution and cognition in older men: a cohort study. Environ Health 12:16. doi:10.1186/1476-069x-12-16 PMID:23413885 PMCID:PMC3599892


  • Cantonwine DE, Hu H, Tellez-Rojo MM, Sanchez BN, Lamadrid-Figueroa H, Ettinger AS, Mercado-Garcia A, Hernandez-Avila M, Wright RO. 2010. HFE gene variants modify the association between maternal lead burden and infant birthweight: A prospective birth cohort study in Mexico City, Mexico. Environ Health 9:43. doi:10.1186/1476-069x-9-43 PMID:20659343 PMCID:PMC2916893



  • Ettinger AS, Hernandez-Avila M, Schwartz J, Tellez-Rojo MM, Lamadrid-Figueroa H, Bellinger DC, Hu H, Wright RO, Hopkins MR. 2008. Variants in iron metabolism genes predict higher blood lead levels in young children. Environ Health Perspect 116(9):1261-1266. doi:10.1289/ehp.11233 PMID:18795173 PMCID:PMC2535632
  • Surkan PJ, Schnaas L, Wright RJ, Tellez-Rojo MM, Lamadrid-Figueroa H, Hu H, Hernandez-Avila M, Bellinger DC, Schwartz J, Perroni E, Wright RO. 2008. Maternal self-esteem, exposure to lead, and child neurodevelopment. Neurotoxicology 29(2):278-285. doi:10.1016/j.neuro.2007.11.006 PMID:18261800 PMCID:PMC2495770


  • Hu H, Shine JP, Wright RO. 2007. The challenge posed to children's health by mixtures of toxic waste: the Tar Creek superfund site as a case-study. Pediatric Clinics of North America 54(1):155-75. PMID:17306689


  • Amato CS, Wang RY, Wright RO, Linakis JL. 2004. Evaluation of promotility agents to limit the gut bioavailability of extended-release acetaminophen. Am J Epidemiol 42(1):73-77. PMID:15083940
  • Weisskopf MG, Hu H, Mulkern RV, Wright RO, Aro A, Oliveira S, White RF. 2004. Cognitive deficits and magnetic resonance spectroscopy in adult monozygotic twins with lead poisoning. Environ Health Perspect 112(5):620-625. PMID:15064171
  • Weisskopf MG, Wright RO, Schwartz J, Spiro, III A, Sparrow D, Aro A, Hu H. 2004. Cumulative lead exposure and change in cognition among elderly men: the VA Normative Aging Study. Am J Epidemiol 15(4):S147-S147.
  • Wright RJ, Finn P, Contreras JP, Cohen S, Wright RO, Staudenmayer J, Wand M, Perkins D, Weiss ST, Gold DR. 2004. Chronic caregiver stress and IgE expression, allergen-induced proliferation, and cytokine profiles in a birth cohort predisposed to atopy. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 113(6):1051-1057. PMID:15208584
  • Wright RO, Silverman EK, Schwartz J, Tsaih ST, Senter J, Sparrow D, Weiss ST, Aro A, Hu H. 2004. Association between hemochromatosis genotype and lead exposure among elderly men: the normative aging study. Environ Health Perspect 112(6):746-750. PMID:15121519


  • Tsaih S, Schwartz J, Wright RO, Hu H. 2003. Association between iron deficiency and blood lead level in a longitudinal analysis of children followed in an urban primary care clinic. J Pediatr 142(1):9-14. doi:10.1067/mpd.2003.mpd0344 PMID:12520247
  • Wright RO, Hu H, Silverman EK, Tsaih S, Schwartz J, Bellinger DC, Weiss ST, Palazuelos E, Hernandez-Avila M. 2003. Apolipoprotein E genotype predicts 24-month Bayley scales infant development score. Pediatric Research 54(6):819-825. PMID:12930912


  • Woolf AD, Wright RO, Amarasiriwardena CJ, Bellinger DC. 2002. A child with chronic manganese exposure from drinking water. Environ Health Perspect 110:613-616. PMID:12055054
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