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Program Publications: Mount Sinai School of Medicine: Organochlorines in New York and the Hudson

Superfund Research Program

Organochlorines in New York and the Hudson

Center Director: Philip J. Landrigan
Grant Number: P42ES007384
Funding Period: 1995-1999 and 2001-2006

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  • Yan B, Bopp RF, Abrajano TA, Chaky DA, Chillrud SN. 2014. Source apportionment of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) into Central Park Lake, New York City, over a century of deposition. Environ Toxicol Chem 33(5):985-992. doi:10.1002/etc.2507 PMID:24375577 PMCID:PMC4211259


  • Landrigan PJ, Forman J, Galvez M, Newman B, Engel SM, Chemtob C. 2008. Impact of September 11 World Trade Center disaster on children and pregnant women. Mt Sinai J Med 75(2):129-134. doi:10.1002/msj.20032 PMID:18500713


  • Louchouarn P, Chillrud SN, Houel S, Yan B, Chaky DA, Rumpel C, Largeau C, Bardoux G, Walsh DC, Bopp RF. 2007. Elemental and molecular evidence of soot- and char-derived black carbon inputs to New York City's atmosphere during the 20th century. Environ Sci Technol 41(1):82-87. doi:10.1021/es061304+ PMID:17265930


  • Gobeille AK, Morland K, Bopp RF, Godbold JH, Landrigan PJ. 2006. Body burdens of mercury in lower Hudson River area anglers. Environ Res 101(2):205-212. PMID:16226244
  • Grandjean P, Landrigan PJ. 2006. Developmental neurotoxicity of industrial chemicals. Lancet 368(9553):2167-2178. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(06)69665-7 PMID:17174709
  • Trasande L, Schechter CB, Haynes KA, Landrigan PJ. 2006. Applying cost analyses to drive policy that protects children: mercury as a case study. Ann N Y Acad Sci 1076:911-923. doi:10.1196/annals.1371.034 PMID:17119266
  • Trasande L, Schechter CB, Haynes KA, Landrigan PJ. 2006. Mental retardation and prenatal methylmercury toxicity. Am J Ind Med 49(3):153-158. PMID:16470549


  • Engel SM, Berkowitz GS, Wolff MS, Yehuda R. 2005. Psychological trauma associated with the World Trade Center attacks and its effect on pregnancy outcome. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19(5):334-341. PMID:16115284
  • Landrigan PJ, Sonawane B, Butler RN, Trasande L, Callan R, Droller DB. 2005. Early environmental origins of neurodegenerative disease in later life. Environ Health Perspect 113(9):1230-1233. PMID:16140633
  • Landrigan PJ, Tamburlini G. 2005. Children's health and the environment: a transatlantic dialogue. Environ Health Perspect 113(10):A646-A647. PMID:16203219
  • Liu Z, Wolff MS, Moline JM. 2005. Analysis of environmental biomarkers in urine using an electrochemical detector. J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci 819(1):155-159. PMID:15797533
  • Morland K, Landrigan PJ, Sjodin A, Gobeille AK, Jones RS, McGahee EE, Needham LL, Patterson DG. 2005. Body burdens of polybrominated diphenyl ethers among urban anglers. Environ Health Perspect 113(2):1689-1692. PMID:16330348
  • Quinlivan M, Zamarin D, Garcia-Sastre A, Cullinane A, Chambers T, Palese P. 2005. Attenuation of equine influenza viruses through truncations of the NS1 protein. J Virol Methods 79(13):8431-8439. PMID:15956587
  • Shabbir A, DiStasio S, Zhao J, Cardozo CP, Wolff MS, Caplan A. 2005. Differential effects of the organochlorine pesticide DDT and its metabolite p,p2-DDE on p-glycoprotein activity and expression. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 203(2):91-98. PMID:15710169
  • Trasande L, Landrigan PJ, Schechter CB. 2005. Public health and economic consequences of methyl mercury toxicity to the developing brain. Environ Health Perspect 113(5):590-596. PMID:15866768 PMCID:PMC1257552
  • Trasande L, Thurston G. 2005. The role of air pollution in asthma and other pediatric morbidities. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 115(4):689-699. PMID:15805986
  • Wetmur JG, Kumar M, Zhang L, Palomeque C, Wallenstein S, Chen J. 2005. Molecular haplotyping by linking emulsion PCR: analysis of paraoxonase 1 haplotypes and phenotypes. Nucleic Acids Res 33(8):2615-2619. PMID:15886392
  • Wolff MS, Teitelbaum SL, Lioy PJ, Santella RM, Wang RY, Jones RS, Caldwell KL, Sjodin A, Turner WE, Li W, Georgopoulos PG, Berkowitz GS. 2005. Exposures among pregnant women near the World Trade Center site on 11 September 2001. Environ Health Perspect 113(6):739-748. PMID:15929898
  • Yan B, Abrajano TA, Bopp RF, Chaky DA, Benedict LA, Chillrud SN. 2005. Molecular tracers of saturated and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon inputs into Central Park Lake, New York City. Environ Sci Technol 39(18):7012-7019. PMID:16201624
  • Yehuda R, Engel SM, Brand SR, Seckl J, Marcus SM, Berkowitz GS. 2005. Transgenerational effects of posttraumatic stress disorder in babies of mothers exposed to the World Trade Center attacks during pregnancy. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90(7):4115-4118. PMID:15870120


  • Berkowitz GS, Wolff MS, Lapinski R, Todd AC. 2004. Prospective study of blood and tibia lead in women undergoing surgical menopause. Environ Health Perspect 112(17):1673-1678. PMID:15579412
  • Carta L, Sassoon D. 2004. Wnt7a is a suppressor of cell death in the female reproductive tract and is required for postnatal and estrogen-mediated growth. Biol Reprod 71(2):444-454. PMID:15070830
  • Chillrud SN, Bopp RF, Ross JM, Chaky DA, Hemming S, Shuster EL, Simpson HJ, Estabrooks FD. 2004. Radiogenic lead isotopes and time stratigraphy in the Hudson River, New York. Water Air Soil Pollut 4(2-3):469-482.
  • Fewtrell L, Pruss A, Landrigan PJ, Ayuso-Mateos JD. 2004. Estimating the global burden of disease of mild mental retardation and cardiovascular diseases from environmental lead exposure. Environ Res 94(2):120-133. PMID:14757375
  • Landrigan PJ, Kimmel CA, Correa A, Eskenazi B. 2004. Children's health and the environment: public health issues and challenges for risk assessment. Environ Health Perspect 112(2):257-265. PMID:14754581
  • Landrigan PJ, Lioy PJ, Thurston G, Berkowitz GS, Chen L, Chillrud SN, Gavett SH, Georgopoulos PG, Geyh AS, Levin SM, Perera F, Rappaport SM, Small C. 2004. Health and environmental consequences of the world trade center disaster. Environ Health Perspect 112(6):731-739. PMID:15121517
  • Mericskay M, Kitajewski J, Sassoon D. 2004. Wnt5a is required for proper epithelial-mesenchymal interactions in the uterus. Development 131(9):2061-2072. PMID:15073149
  • Webber JS, Jackson KW, Parekh PP, Bopp RF. 2004. Reconstruction of a century of airborne asbestos concentrations. Environ Sci Technol 38(3):707-714. doi:10.1021/es034479h PMID:14968854


  • Adamu M, Morland K, Golden AL, Godbold JH, Moshier EL, Wolff MS, Landrigan PJ. 2003. Body burden of pollutants from fish consumption. Am J Epidemiol 157(11):85Suppl.S.
  • Berkowitz GS, Wolff MS, Janevic TM, Holzman IR, Yehuda R, Landrigan PJ. 2003. The World Trade Center disaster and intrauterine growth restriction. JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association 290(5):595-596. PMID:12902358
  • Bienenfeld LA, Golden AL, Garland EJ. 2003. Consumption of fish from polluted waters by WIC participants in east Harlem. Journal of Urban Health 80(2):349-358. PMID:12791809
  • Chen J, Hunter DJ, Stampfer MJ, Kyte C, Chan W, Wetmur JG, Selhub J, Ma J. 2003. Polymorphism in the thymidylate synthase promoter enhancer region modifies the risk and survival of colorectal cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12(10):958-962. PMID:14578129
  • Chen J, Ma J, Stampfer MJ, Palomeque C, Selhub J, Hunter DJ. 2003. Linkage disequilibrium between the 677C>T and 1298 A>C polymorphisms in human methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene and their contributions to risk of colorectal cancer. Pharmacogenet Genomics 12(4):339-342. PMID:12042673
  • Chillrud SN, Hemming S, Shuster EL, Simpson HJ, Bopp RF, Ross JM, Pederson DC, Chaky DA, Tolley L, Estabrooks FD. 2003. Stable lead isotopes, contaminant metals and radionuclides in upper Hudson River sediment cores: implications for improved time stratigraphy and transport processes. Chemical Geology 199(1-2):53-70.
  • Etzel RA, Crain EF, Gitterman BA, Oberg C, Scheidt P, Landrigan PJ. 2003. Pediatric environmental health competencies for specialists. Ambul Pediatr 3(1):60-63. PMID:12540257
  • Ferguson PL, Bopp RF, Chillrud SN, Aller RC, Brownawell B. 2003. Biogeochemistry of nonylphenol ethoxylates in urban estuarine sediments. Environ Sci Technol 37(16):3499-3506. PMID:12953858
  • Landrigan PJ, Garg A, Droller DB. 2003. Assessing the effects of endocrine disruptors in the National Children's Study. Environ Health Perspect 111(13):1678-1682. PMID:14527850
  • Todd AC, Ginde NR, Ho C, Luo J, Tolman J, Tsai J, Wu T, Liou S. 2003. A pilot evaluation of tibia lead concentrations in Taiwan. Am J Ind Med 40(2):127-132. PMID:11494339
  • Wasserman GA, Factor-Litvak P, Liu X, Todd AC, Kline JK, Slavkovich VN, Popovac D, Graziano JH. 2003. The relationship between blood lead, bone lead and child intelligence. Child Neuropsychology (Neuropsychology, Development and Cognition: Section C) 9(1):22-34. PMID:12815520


  • Chen J, Gerner S, Higuchi R, Berkowitz GS, Godbold JH, Wetmur JG. 2002. Kinetic PCR on pooled DNA: a high efficiency alternative in genetic epidemiologic studies. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:131-136.
  • Chen J, Ma J, Stampfer MJ, Hines LM, Selhub J, Hunter DJ. 2002. Alcohol dehydrogenase 3 genotype is not predictive for risk of colorectal cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:1303-1304. PMID:11751450
  • Claudio L. 2002. The Hudson: a river runs through an environmental controversy. Environ Health Perspect 110(4):A184. PMID:11940444
  • Claudio L, Garg A, Landrigan PJ. 2002. Addressing Environmental Health Issues. In: Terrorism and Public Health. Oxford University Press, pp.69-79.
  • Landrigan PJ, Garg A. 2002. Public health: what's next?. The Green Guide 90:4.
  • Landrigan PJ, Moline JM. 2002. Principles of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. In: Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 22nd edition. W. B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia, PA.
  • Landrigan PJ, Sonawane B, Mattison D, McCally M, Garg A. 2002. Chemical contaminants in breast milk and their impacts on children's health: an overview. Environ Health Perspect 110(6):A313-A315. PMID:12055061 PMCID:PMC1240884
  • Moline JM, Landrigan PJ. 2002. Lead. In: Textbook of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2nd edition.
  • Robinson KA. 2002. DDT and chlordane in the Hudson River Basin. M.S. Thesis, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY.
  • Welch JS, Escoubet-Lozach L, Sykes DB, Liddiard K, Greaves DR, Glass CK. 2002. TH2 cytokines and allergic challenge induce Ym1 expression in macrophages by a STAT6-dependent mechanism. J Biol Chem 277(45):42821-42829. PMID:12215441
  • Wetmur JG, Kumar M, Berkowitz GS, Chen J. 2002. Increased influence of genetic variation on paraoxonase gene expression in neonates. Environ Mol Mutagen 93(Suppl33):67.


  • Baker JE, Bohlen WF, Bopp RF, Brownawell B, Collier TK, Farley KJ, Geyer WR, Nairn RS. 2001. PCBs in the Hudson River: The science behind the controversy.
  • Bopp RF. 2001. Environmental Endocrine Disruptors: Insights from Analyses of Dated Sediment Samples. In: Proceedings of the Superfund Basic Research Program Annual Meeting: Assessing Risks of Hormonally Active Agents, December 10-12, 2001. University of Florida Conference Center, Gainsville, FL.
  • Bopp RF, Chillrud SN. 2001. Contaminant Chronologies. In: The Hudson River Ecosystem. The Hudson River Foundation, New York, NY.
  • Chen J, Higuchi R, Gerner S, Berkowitz GS, Wetmur JG. 2001. Kinetic PCR on pooled DNA: a high-throughput, high-efficiency alternative in genetic epidemiologic studies. Proc Am Assoc Cancer Res 42:283.
  • Chen J, Stampfer MJ, Ma J, Selhub J, Malinow MR, Hennekens CH, Hunter DJ. 2001. Influence of a methionine synthase (D919G) polymorphism on plasma homocysteine and folate levels and relation to risk of myocardial infarction. Atherosclerosis 154:667-672. PMID:11257268
  • Claudio L. 2001. Environmental aftermath of the World Trade Center disaster. Environ Health Perspect 109:529-536.
  • Claudio L. 2001. Reaching out to the next generation of scientists. Thought and action. The NEA Higher Education Journal 27:77-86.
  • Forman J, Satlin L, Amler RW, Winston JA, Fleissner ML, Toal B, Landrigan PJ. 2001. Environmental Uranium Contamination of Well Water Associated with Beta-2-Microblobulinuria. In: Proceedings of the Global Forum for Children's Environmental Health. Washington, DC.
  • LaDou J, Landrigan PJ, Bailar JC, Foa V, Frank AA. 2001. A call for an international ban on asbestos. (Commentary). Canadian Medical Association Journal 164:489-490.
  • Landrigan PJ. 2001. Health consequences of the September 11 attacks. Environ Health Perspect 109:PMID:11713006
  • Landrigan PJ. 2001. Pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs): An analysis of the evidence that they impair children's neurobehavioral development. Mol Genet Metab 73(1):11-17. doi:10.1006/mgme.2001.3177 PMID:11350178
  • Landrigan PJ, Golden AL, Berkowitz GS, Wolff MS, Godbold JH. 2001. Body Burdens of Persistent Pollutants in Hudson River Anglers. In: Proceedings of the Global Forum for Children's Environmental Health. Washington, DC.
  • Landrigan PJ, Markowitz SB, Baker DB. 2001. Cancer Prevention in the Workplace. In: Cancer Prevention and Control (2nd Edition). Marcel Dekker, New York, NY.
  • Landrigan PJ, Ramazzini B. 2001. Perpetuating the lesson of the Master. The diagnosis and prevention of occupational and environmental illness. European Journal of Oncology 6:235-237.
  • Landrigan PJ, Wolff MS. 2001. Organochlorine chemicals and children's health (editorial). Pediatrics 140:10-13. PMID:11815757
  • Luong T, Rand JH, Wu X, Godbold JH, Gascon-Lema M, Tuhrim S. 2001. Seasonal distribution of antiphospholipid antibodies. Stroke 32:1707-1711. PMID:11486094
  • Mehlman MA, Landrigan PJ, Soffritti M. 2001. In Memoriam Professor Cesare Maltoni (1930-2001). Int J Occup Environ Health 7:254.
  • Mehlman MA, Soffritti M, Landrigan PJ. 2001. In Memoriam: Professor Cesare Maltoni (1930-2001). Am J Ind Med 40:1-2.
  • Moser FC, Bopp RF. 2001. Particle-associated contaminants in a shallow coastal lagoon, Barnegat Bay, NJ: a review. Journal of Coastal Research 32:229243.
  • Schwartz BS, Lee B, Lee G, Stewart WF, Lee S, Hwang K, Ahn K, Kim Y, Bolla KI, Simon D, Parsons PJ, Todd AC. 2001. Associations of blood lead, dimercaptosuccinic acid-chelatable lead, and tibia lead with neurobehavioural test scores in South Korean lead workers. Am J Epidemiol 153(5):453-464. doi:10.1093/aje/153.5.453 PMID:11226977
  • Walsh DC, Chillrud SN, Simpson HJ, Bopp RF. 2001. Refuse incinerator particulate emissions and combustion residues for New York City during the 20th century. Environ Sci Technol 35:2441-7. PMID:11432546


  • Claudio L, Kwa WC, Russell AL, Wallinga D. 2000. Testing methods for developmental neurotoxicity of environmental chemicals. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 164:1-14. PMID:10739739
  • Forman J, Moline JM, Cernichiari E, Sayegh S, Torres JC, Landrigan MM, Hudson J, Adel HN, Landrigan PJ. 2000. A cluster of pediatric metallic mercury exposure cases treated with meso-2,3-dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA). Environ Health Perspect 108(6):575-577. PMID:10856034 PMCID:PMC1638142
  • Forman J, Moline JM, Cernichiari E, Sayegh S, Torres JC, Landrigan MM, Hudson J, Adel HN, Landrigan PJ. 2000. Therapeutic efficacy of meso 2,3-dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA) in pediatric overexposure to elemental mercury. Pediatric Research: Program Issue 47(4):189A.
  • Gonzalez S, Rosenfeld A, Szeto D, Wetmur JG. 2000. The Ruv proteins of Thermotoga maritima: branch migration and resolution of Holliday junctions. Biochim Biophys Acta 1494(3):217-225. PMID:11121578
  • Gonzalez S, Wetmur JG. 2000. Holliday Junction Branch Migration and Resolution: RuvA, RuvB and RuvC from the hyperthermophile Thermotoga maritima. In: DNA Repair Protocols. Humana Press, Totowa, NJ.
  • Landrigan PJ. 2000. Developing brain and environment: identifying critical windows of exposure for children's health. Environ Health Perspect 108(3):
  • Landrigan PJ, Claudio L, McConnell R. 2000. Pesticides. In: Environmental Toxicants - Human Exposures and Their Health Effects. Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, NY. pp.725-739.
  • Landrigan PJ, Weiss B. 2000. The developing brain and the environment: an introduction. Environ Health Perspect 108(3):373-375. PMID:10852830
  • Moline JM, Golden AL, Bar-Chama N, Smith E, Rauch ME, Chapin RE, Perreault SD, Schrader SM, Suk WA, Landrigan PJ. 2000. Exposure to hazardous substances and male reproductive health: a research framework. Environ Health Perspect 108(9):803-813. PMID:11017884
  • Ni J, Xu G, Block RC, Bopp RF. 2000. Analysis of a Hudson River sediment sample using instrumental photon activation. International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry 78(2):117-129.
  • Onalaja A, Claudio L. 2000. Genetic susceptibility to lead poisoning. Environ Health Perspect 108(Suppl.1):23-28. PMID:10698721
  • Poirer MC, Santella RM, Weston A. 2000. Carcinogen macromolecular adducts and their measurement. Carcinogenesis 21:353-359. PMID:10688855
  • Rothenberg SJ, Khan F, Manalo M, Jiang J, Cuellar R, Reyes S, Acosta S, Jauregui M, Diaz M, Sanchez M, Todd AC, Johnson C. 2000. Maternal bone lead contribution to blood lead during and after pregnancy. Environ Res 82(1):81-90. doi:10.1006/enrs.1999.4007 PMID:10677148
  • Savitz D, Ananth CV, Berkowitz GS, Lapinski R. 2000. Concordance among measures of pregnancy outcome based on fetal size and duration of gestation. Am J Epidemiol 151:627-633. PMID:10733046
  • Schwartz BS, Stewart WF, Bolla KI, Simon D, Bandeen-Toche K, Gordon B, Todd AC, Links JM. 2000. Past adult lead exposure is associated with longitudinal decline in neurobehavioral function. Neurology 55(8):1144-1150. PMID:11071492
  • Schwartz BS, Stewart WF, Kelsey KT, Simon D, Park S, Links JM, Todd AC. 2000. Associations of tibial lead levels with Bsm1 polymorphisms in the vitamin D receptor in former organolead manufacturing workers. Environ Health Perspect 108(3):199-203.
  • Todd AC. 2000. Calculating bone-lead measurement variance. Environ Health Perspect 108(5):383-386. PMID:10811562
  • Todd AC. 2000. Coherent scattering and matrix correction in bone-lead measurements. Physics in Medicine and Biology 45(7):1953-1963. PMID:10943931
  • Todd AC. 2000. Contamination of in vivo bone-lead measurements. Physics in Medicine and Biology 45(1):229-240. PMID:10661594
  • Todd AC, Ehrlich RR, Selby P, Jordaan E. 2000. Repeatability of tibia lead measurement by x-ray fluorescence in a battery-making workforce. Environ Res 84(3):282-289. PMID:11097802
  • Torres-Sanchez L, Lopez-Carrillo L, Lopez-Cervantes M, Rueda-Neria C, Wolff MS. 2000. Food sources of phytoestrogens and breast cancer risk in Mexican women. Nutr Cancer 37(2):134-139. PMID:11142084
  • Weston A, Wolff MS, Morabia A. 2000. True extended haplotypes of p53: indicators of breast cancer risk. Cancer Genet Cytogenet 102:153-154. PMID:9546072
  • Wolff MS, Berkowitz GS, Brower ST, Senie RT, Bleiweiss IJ. 2000. Organochlorine exposures and breast cancer risk in New York City women. Environ Res 84(2):151-161. PMID:11068929
  • Wolff MS, Zeleniuch-Jacquotte A, Dubin N, Toniolo P. 2000. Risk of breast cancer and organochlorine exposure. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 9:271-277. PMID:10750665


  • Berkowitz GS, Moline JM, Todd AC. 1999. Methodological issues related to studies of lead mobilization during menopause. Salud Publica Mexicana 41(Suppl.2):88-92. PMID:10850130
  • Chaky DA, Chillrud SN, Bopp RF, Kroenke AE, Shuster EL, Walsh D, Estabrooks FD. 1999. Atmospheric deposition of organic contaminants and trace metals in the New York City area: Insights from dated sediment cores. In: Proceedings of American Society of Limnology and Oceanography. Santa Fe, NM.
  • Chillrud SN, Bopp RF, Simpson HJ, Ross JM, Shuster EL, Chaky DA, Walsh D, Chin Choy C, Tolley L, Yarme A. 1999. Twentieth-century atmospheric metal fluxes into Central Park Lake, New York City. Environ Sci Technol 33(5):657-662. PMID:21850150
  • Chillrud SN, Hemming S, Shuster EL, Simpson HJ, Bopp RF, Ross JM, Pederson DC, Chaky DA, Tolley L, Estabrooks FD. 1999. Stable lead isotopes, contaminant metals and PCBs in Upper Hudson River sediments. Environ Sci Technol 33:657-662.
  • Claudio L, Bearer CF, Wallinga D. 1999. Assessment of the US Environmental Protection Agency methods for identification of hazards to developing organisms, Part II: The developmental toxicity testing guideline. Am J Ind Med 35(6):554-563. PMID:10332508
  • Claudio L, Tulton L, Doucette J, Landrigan PJ. 1999. Socioeconomic factors and asthma hospitalization rates in New York City. J Asthma 36(4):343-350. PMID:10386498
  • Daniel DC. 1999. Dual immunofluorescence labeling with cell-specific markers localizes BRCA1 in both basal and luminal epithelial cells in primary outgrowth from noncancerous mammary ductal and alveolar preparations. Cell and Tissue Research 298(3):481-487. PMID:10639738
  • Garcia-Arenas G, Claudio L, Perez-Severiano F, Rios C. 1999. Low-level lead acetate exposure inhibits nitric oxide synthase activity in capillary and synaptosomal fractions of mouse brain. Toxicol Sci 50:244-258.
  • Gardner RP, Todd AC, Lee SH. 1999. A combined K and L XRF method for in vivo bone lead measurement. In: Proceedings of the 1999 IRRMA (Industrial Radiation and Radioisotope) meetings.
  • Go V, Garey J, Wolff MS, Pogo BG. 1999. Estrogenic potential of certain pyrethroid compounds in the human breast carcinoma cell line MCFy. Environ Health Perspect 107(3):173-177. PMID:10064545
  • Golden AL, Moline JM, Bar-Chama N. 1999. Male reproduction and environmental and occupational exposures. Salud Publica Mexicana 41(2):S93-S105. PMID:10850131
  • Hatch M, von Ehrenstein OS, Wolff MS, Meier K, Geduld A, Einhorn F. 1999. Using qualitative methods to elicit recall of a critical time period. Journal of Women's Health 8:269-277. PMID:10100140
  • Laden F, Neas M, Spiegelman D, Hankinson SE, Willett WC, Ireland K, Wolff MS, Hunter DJ. 1999. Predictors of plasma concentrations of DDE and PCBs in a group of U.S. women. Environ Health Perspect 107:75-81. PMID:9872720
  • Landrigan PJ. 1999. Assessment for children and other sensitive populations. In: Uncertainty in the Risk Assessment of Environmental and Occupational Hazards. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Volume 895. New York Academy of Sciences, New York, NY.
  • Landrigan PJ, Claudio L, Markowitz SB, Berkowitz GS, Brenner BL, Romero H, Wetmur JG, Matte TD, Gore AC, Godbold JH, Wolff MS. 1999. Pesticides and inner-city children: exposures, risks and prevention. Environ Health Perspect 107(3):431-437. PMID:10346991
  • Landrigan PJ, Etzel RA. 1999. Chemical pollutants. In: Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. WB Saunders Co., Philadelphia, PA. pp.2152-2154.
  • Landrigan PJ, Suk WA, Amler RW. 1999. Chemical wastes, children's health and the Superfund Basic Research Program. Environ Health Perspect 107(6):423-427. PMID:10339440
  • McConnell R, Delgado-Tellez E, Cuadra R, Torres E, Keifer M, Almendarez J, Miranda J, El-Fawal HA, Wolff MS, Simpson D, Lundberg I. 1999. Organophosphate neuropathy due to methamidophos: biochemical and neurophysiological markers. Arch Toxicol 73:296-300. PMID:10447555
  • Moline JM, Golden AL, Todd AC, Godbold JH, Berkowitz GS. 1999. Lead exposure among young urban women. Salud Publica Mexicana 41(Suppl.2):82-87. PMID:10850129
  • Schwartz BS, Stewart WF, Todd AC, Links JM. 1999. Predictors of DMSA-chelatable lead levels and tibial lead levels in organolead manufacturing workers. J Occup Environ Med 56:22-29.
  • Schwartz BS, Stewart WF, Todd AC, Simon D, Links JM. 1999. Different associations of blood lead, DMSA-chelatable lead, and tibial lead levels with blood pressure in 543 former organolead manufacturing workers. Arch Environ Health 55(2):85-92.
  • Stewart WF, Schwartz BS, Simon D, Bolla KI, Todd AC, Links JM. 1999. Neurobehavioral function and tibial and chelatable lead levels in 543 former organolead workers. Neurology 52(8):1610-1617. PMID:10331686
  • Stewart WF, Schwartz BS, Simon D, Bolla KI, Todd AC, Links JM. 1999. The relation between neurobehavioural function and tibial and chelatable lead levels in former organolead manufacturing workers. In: Proceedings of the Lead Exposure, Reproductive Toxicity and Carcinogenecity meeting.
  • Szeinuk J, De la Hoz RE, Moline JM. 1999. Lead intoxication: diagnosis, treatment and prevention. Canadian Journal of Clinical Medicine 6(2):2-8.
  • Torres-Sanchez L, Berkowitz GS, Lopez-Carrillo L, Torres-Arreola L, Rios C, Lopez-Cervantes M. 1999. Intrauterine lead exposure and preterm birth. Environ Res 81:297-301. PMID:10581107
  • Wetmur JG. 1999. Nucleic Acid Hybridization. In: DNA Based Computers III. American Mathematical Society, pp.1-23.
  • Wetmur JG. 1999. Thermostable MutS proteins.
  • Wetmur JG, Quartin RS, Engelhardt D. 1999. Branch migration of nucleotides.
  • Wolff MS. 1999. Half-lives of organochlorines (OCs) in humans. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 36(4):504. PMID:10227872
  • Wolff MS, Anderson HA. 1999. Body mass and serum levels of organochlorines. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 8:
  • Wolff MS, Anderson HA. 1999. Polybrominated biphenyls: Sources and disposition of exposures among Michigan farm residents, 1976-1980. European Journal of Oncology 4:645-651.
  • Wolff MS, Berkowitz GS, Brower ST, Forman J, Godbold JH, Kase N, Lapinski R, Larson S, Senie RT, Tartter PI. 1999. Hormonally active environmental exposures and their relationship to risk for reproductive cancer among women. Women and Cancer 1:8-20.
  • Wolff MS, Berkowitz GS, Forman J, Godbold JH, Hochman S, Kabat GC, Kase N, Lapinski R, Larson S, Leleiko N. 1999. Environmental exposures and onset of puberty. In: Proceedings of the AACR (American Association for Cancer Research). pp.982.


  • Bopp RF, Chillrud SN, Shuster EL, Simpson HJ, Estabrooks FD. 1998. Trends in chlorinated hydrocarbon levels in Hudson River basin sediments. Environ Health Perspect 106(Suppl.4):1075-1081. PMID:9703496
  • Carroquino MJ, Galson SK, Licht J, Amler RW, Perera F, Claxton LD, Landrigan PJ. 1998. The U.S. EPA conference on preventable causes of cancer in children: a research agenda. Environ Health Perspect 106:867-873. PMID:9646050
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