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Your Environment. Your Health.

Project Publications: University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill: Molecular Epidemiology Core

Superfund Research Program

Molecular Epidemiology Core

Project Leader: Robert C. Millikan
Grant Number: P42ES005948
Funding Period: 1995 - 2006

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  • Canter JA, Kallianpur AR, Parl FF, Millikan RC. 2005. Mitochondrial DNA G10398A polymorphism and invasive breast cancer in African-American women. Cancer Res 65(17):8028-8033. doi:10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-05-3774 PMID:16140977
  • Li Y, Millikan RC, Bell DA, Cui L, Tse CJ, Newman B, Conway K. 2005. Polychlorinated biphenyls, cytochrome P450 1A1 (CYP1A1) polymorphisms, and breast cancer risk among African American women and white women in North Carolina: a population-based case-control study. Breast Cancer Research 7(1):R12-R18. PMID:15642161


  • Li Y, Millikan RC, Bell DA, Cui L, Tse CJ, Newman B, Conway K. 2004. Cigarette smoking, cytochrome P4501A1 polymorphisms, and breast cancer among African-American and white women. Breast Cancer Research 6(4):R460-R473. PMID:15217514
  • Millikan RC, Player J, de Cotret AR, Moorman P, Pittman G, Vannappagari V, Tse CJ, Keku T. 2004. Manganese superoxide dismutase Ala-9Val polymorphism and risk of breast cancer in a population-based case-control study of African Americans and whites. Breast Cancer Research 6(4):R264-R274. PMID:15217492


  • Millikan RC. 2002. The changing face of epidemiology in the genomics era. Epidemiology 13(4):472-480. PMID:12094104


  • Duell EJ, Millikan RC, Pittman G, Winkel S, Lunn RM, Tse CJ, Eaton A, Mohrenweiser HW, Newman B, Bell DA. 2001. Polymorphisms in the DNA repair gene XRCC1 and breast cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:217-222. PMID:11303590


  • Hertz-Picciotto I, Arrighi HM, Hu S. 2000. Does arsenic exposure increase the risk for circulatory disease?. Am J Epidemiol 151(2):174-181. PMID:10645820


  • Hu S, Hertz-Picciotto I, Siemiatycki J. 1999. When to be skeptical of negative studies: Pitfalls in evaluating occupational risks in population-based case-control studies. Can J Public Health 90(2):138-142. PMID:10349223
  • Pastore LM, Hertz-Picciotto I, Beaumont JJ. 1999. Risk of stillbirth from medications, illnesses and medical procedures. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 13(4):421-430. PMID:10563361


  • Din-Dzietham R, Hertz-Picciotto I. 1998. Infant mortality differences between Whites and African Americans: the effect of maternal education. Am J Public Health 88(4):651-656. PMID:9551012
  • Hertz-Picciotto I, Din-Dzietham R. 1998. Comparisons of infant mortality using a percentile-based method of standardization for birthweight or gestational age. Epidemiology 9(1):61-67. PMID:9430270


  • Din-Dzietham R, Hertz-Picciotto I. 1997. Relationship of education to the racial gap in neonatal and postneonatal mortality. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 151:787-792. PMID:9265879
  • Goldsmith DF, Hertz-Picciotto I. 1997. Criteria for conducting quantitative risk assessments for silica. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 7(3):367-375. PMID:9246598
  • Hertz-Picciotto I, Korte JE, Schulz MR, Chiang T, Ball LM. 1997. Carbon black risk assessment comparison is flawed. Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 26(3):338-339. PMID:9441924
  • Hertz-Picciotto I, Schulz MR, Chiang T, Duell EJ, Korte JE, Ball LM. 1997. What causes bladder cancer in smokers? Questions from a quantitative risk assessment. In: Presented at the Sixteenth Annual Symposium on Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds. Charlotte, NC.
  • Hertz-Picciotto I, Schulz MR, Chiang T, Duell EJ, Korte JE, Ball LM. 1997. What causes lung cancer in smokers? Answers from a quantitative risk assessment. Epidemiology 8:S60.
  • Korte JE, Chiang T, Duell EJ, Hertz-Picciotto I, Ball LM. 1997. Does vinyl chloride induce primary liver cancer in smokers?. Epidemiology 8:S60.
  • Pastore LM, Hertz-Picciotto I, Beaumont JJ. 1997. Risk of stillbirth from occupational and residential exposures. J Occup Environ Med 54(7):511-518. PMID:9282129


  • Hertz-Picciotto I. 1995. Epidemiology and quantitative risk assessment: a bridge from science to policy. Am J Public Health 85(4):484-491. PMID:7702110
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