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Project Publications: Northeastern University: Biomarker Epidemiology of Exposure to Mixtures, Oxidative Stress, and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes in Puerto Rico

Superfund Research Program

Biomarker Epidemiology of Exposure to Mixtures, Oxidative Stress, and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes in Puerto Rico

Project Leader: John D. Meeker (University of Michigan)
Co-Investigators: Bhramar Mukherjee (University of Michigan), Deborah J. Watkins (University of Michigan)
Grant Number: P42ES017198
Funding Period: 2010-2025
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Publications

2022

  • Zamora AN, Watkins DJ, Peterson K, Tellez-Rojo M, Hu H, Meeker JD, Cantoral A, Mercado-Garcia A, Jansen EC. 2022. Prenatal maternal pesticide exposure in relation to sleep health of offspring during adolescence. Environ Res 204:PMID:34469742

2021

  • Ashrap P, Aker AM, Watkins DJ, Mukherjee B, Rosario-Pabon Z, Velez Vega CM, Alshawabkeh AN, Cordero JF, Meeker JD. 2021. Psychosocial status modifies the effect of maternal blood metal and metalloid concentrations on birth outcomes. Environ Int 149:106418. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2021.106418 PMID:33548848 PMCID:PMC7897320
  • Ashrap P, Watkins DJ, Milne GL, Ferguson KK, Loch-Caruso R, Fernandez J, Rosario Z, Velez Vega CM, Alshawabkeh AN, Cordero JF, Meeker JD. 2021. Maternal Urinary Metal and Metalloid Concentrations in Association with Oxidative Stress Biomarkers. Antioxidants (Basel) 10:114. doi:10.3390/antiox10010114 PMID:33467519
  • Ashrap P, Watkins DJ, Mukherjee B, Rosario-Pabon Z, Velez Vega CM, Alshawabkeh AN, Cordero JF, Meeker JD. 2021. Performance of urine, blood, and integrated metal biomarkers in relation to birth outcomes in a mixture setting. Environ Res 200:111435. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2021.111435 PMID:34097892 PMCID:PMC8403638
  • Aung MT, Ashrap P, Watkins DJ, Mukherjee B, Rosario Z, Velez Vega CM, Alshawabkeh AN, Cordero JF, Meeker JD. 2021. Maternal lipidomic signatures in relation to spontaneous preterm birth and large-for-gestational age neonates. Sci Rep 11:8115. doi:10.1038/s41598-021-87472-9 PMID:33854141 PMCID:PMC8046995
  • Aung MT, Yu Y, Ferguson KK, Cantonwine DE, Zeng L, McElrath TF, Pennathur S, Mukherjee B, Meeker JD. 2021. Cross-sectional estimation of endogenous biomarker associations with prenatal phenols, phthalates, metals, and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in single-pollutant and mixtures analysis approaches. Environ Health Perspect 129:37007. doi:10.1289/EHP7396 PMID:33761273 PMCID:PMC7990518
  • Boss J, Rix A, Chen Y, Narisetty NN, Wu Z, Ferguson KK, McElrath TF, Meeker JD, Mukherjee B. 2021. A hierarchical integrative group least absolute shrinkage and selection operator for analyzing environmental mixtures. Environmetrics 16:doi:10.1002/env.2698 (ahead of print)
  • Cathey A, Eaton JL, Ashrap P, Watkins DJ, Rosario Z, Velez-Vega C, Alshawabkeh AN, Cordero JF, Mukherjee B, Meeker JD. 2021. Individual and joint effects of phthalate metabolites on biomarkers of oxidative stress among pregnant women in Puerto Rico. Environ Int 154:PMID:33882432
  • Cathey A, Watkins DJ, Rosario Z, Velez Vega CM, Mukherjee B, O'Neill MS, Loch-Caruso R, Alshawabkeh AN, Cordero JF, Meeker JD. 2021. Gestational hormone concentrations are associated with timing of delivery in a fetal sex-dependent manner. Front. Endocrinol 12(10):doi:10.3389/fendo.2021.742145 PMID:34603214 PMCID:PMC8479114
  • Kirwa K, Feric Z, Manjourides J, Alshawabkeh AN, Velez Vega CM, Cordero JF, Meeker JD, Suh HH. 2021. Preterm birth and PM(2.5) in Puerto Rico: evidence from the PROTECT birth cohort. Environmental Health 20:69. doi:10.1186/s12940-021-00748-5 PMID:34116688 PMCID:PMC8196435
  • Rivera-Nunez Z, Ashrap P, Barrett ES, Watkins DJ, Cathey A, Velez-Vega C, Rosario Z, Cordero JF, Alshawabkeh AN, Meeker JD. 2021. Association of biomarkers of exposure to metals and metalloids with maternal hormones in pregnant women from Puerto Rico. Environ Int 147:106310. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2020.106310 PMID:33321388 PMCID:PMC7856269
  • Silver MK, Fernandez J, Tang J, McDade A, Sabino J, Rosario Z, Velez-Vega C, Alshawabkeh AN, Cordero JF, Meeker JD. 2021. Prenatal Exposure to Glyphosate and Its Environmental Degradate, Aminomethylphosphonic Acid (AMPA), and Preterm Birth: A Nested Case-Control Study in the PROTECT Cohort (Puerto Rico). Environ Health Perspect 129:57011. doi:10.1289/ehp7295 PMID:34009015 PMCID:PMC8132611

2020

2019

  • Aker AM, Ferguson KK, Rosario Z, Mukherjee B, Alshawabkeh AN, Calafat AM, Cordero JF, Meeker JD. 2019. A repeated measures study of phenol, paraben and triclocarban urinary biomarkers and circulating maternal hormones during gestation in the Puerto Rico PROTECT cohort. Environ Health 18:28. doi:10.1186/s12940-019-0459-5 PMID:30940137 PMCID:PMC6444601
  • Aker AM, Ferguson KK, Rosario Z, Mukherjee B, Alshawabkeh AN, Cordero JF, Meeker JD. 2019. The associations between prenatal exposure to triclocarban, phenols and parabens with gestational age and birth weight in northern Puerto Rico. Environ Res 169:41-51. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2018.10.030 PMID:30412856 PMCID:PMC6347499
  • Aung MT, Ferguson KK, Cantonwine DE, Bakulski KM, Mukherjee B, Loch-Caruso R, McElrath TF, Meeker JD. 2019. Associations between maternal plasma measurements of inflammatory markers and urinary levels of phenols and parabens during pregnancy: a repeated measures study. Sci Total Environ 650(Pt1):1131-1140. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.356 PMID:30308801 PMCID:PMC6236678
  • Aung MT, Ferguson KK, Cantonwine DE, McElrath TF, Pace GG, Meeker JD. 2019. Preterm birth in relation to the bisphenol A replacement, bisphenol S, and other phenols and parabens. Environ Res 169:131-138. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2018.10.037 PMID:30448626 PMCID:PMC6347500
  • Aung MT, Yu Y, Ferguson KK, Cantonwine DE, Zeng L, McElrath TF, Pennathur S, Mukherjee B, Meeker JD. 2019. Prediction and associations of preterm birth and its subtypes with eicosanoid enzymatic pathways and inflammatory markers. Sci Rep 9(1):17049. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-53448-z PMID:31745121 PMCID:PMC6863859
  • Boss J, Mukherjee B, Ferguson KK, Aker AM, Alshawabkeh AN, Cordero JF, Meeker JD, Kim S. 2019. Estimating outcome-exposure associations when exposure biomarker detection limits vary across batches. Epidemiology 30(5):746-755. doi:10.1097/EDE.0000000000001052 PMID:31299670 PMCID:PMC6677587
  • Cathey A, Watkins DJ, Rosario Z, Velez Vega CM, Alshawabkeh AN, Cordero JF, Meeker JD. 2019. Associations of phthalates and phthalate replacements with CRH and other hormones among pregnant women in Puerto Rico. J Endocr Soc 3(6):1127-1149. doi:10.1210/js.2019-00010 PMID:31093596 PMCID:PMC6510018
  • Eick SM, Meeker JD, Brown P, Swartzendruber A, Rios-McConnell R, Shen Y, Milne GL, Velez-Vega C, Rosario Z, Alshawabkeh AN, Cordero JF, Ferguson KK. 2019. Associations between socioeconomic status, psychosocial stress, and urinary levels of 8-iso-prostaglandin-F-2 alpha during pregnancy in Puerto Rico. Free Radic Biol Med 143:95-100. doi:10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2019.07.032 PMID:31369838 PMCID:PMC6848779
  • Ferguson KK, Lan Z, Yu Y, Mukherjee B, McElrath TF, Meeker JD. 2019. Urinary concentrations of phenols in association with biomarkers of oxidative stress in pregnancy: assessment of effects independent of phthalates. Environ Int doi:10.1016/j.envint.2019.104903 PMID:31288179 PMCID:PMC6728185
  • Ferguson KK, Rosario Z, McElrath TF, Velez-Vega C, Cordero JF, Alshawabkeh AN, Meeker JD. 2019. Demographic risk factors for adverse birth outcomes in Puerto Rico in the PROTECT cohort. PLoS One 14(6):e0217770. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0217770 PMID:31194765 PMCID:PMC6564423
  • Ferguson KK, Rosen EM, Rosario Z, Feric Z, Calafat AM, McElrath TF, Velez Vega CM, Cordero JF, Alshawabkeh AN, Meeker JD. 2019. Environmental phthalate exposure and preterm birth in the PROTECT birth cohort. Environ Int 132:105099. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2019.105099 PMID:31430608 PMCID:PMC6754790
  • Ingle ME, Watkins DJ, Rosario Z, Velez-Vega C, Huerta-Montanez G, Calafat AM, Ospina M, Cordero JF, Alshawabkeh AN, Meeker JD. 2019. The association of urinary organophosphate ester metabolites and self-reported personal care and household product use among pregnant women in Puerto Rico. Environ Res 179:108756. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2019.108756 PMID:31574449 PMCID:PMC6905189
  • Kim SS, Meeker JD, Keil A, Aung MT, Bommarito P, Cantonwine DE, McElrath TF, Ferguson KK. 2019. Exposure to 17 trace metals in pregnancy and associations with urinary oxidative stress biomarkers. Environ Res 179(partB):108854. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2019.108854 PMID:31678726 PMCID:PMC6907890
  • Noor N, Ferguson KK, Meeker JD, Seely EW, Hauser R, James-Todd T, McElrath TF. 2019. Pregnancy phthalate metabolite concentrations and infant birth weight by gradations of glucose tolerance. Int J Hyg Environ Health 222(3):395-401. doi:10.1016/j.ijheh.2018.12.005
  • Watkins DJ, Velez Vega CM, Rosario Z, Cordero JF, Alshawabkeh AN, Meeker JD. 2019. Preliminary assessment of exposure to persistent organic pollutants among pregnant women in Puerto Rico. Int J Hyg Environ Health 222:327-331. doi:10.1016/j.ijheh.2019.02.001 PMID:30738742 PMCID:PMC6408968

2018

  • Aker AM, Johns LM, McElrath TF, Cantonwine DE, Mukherjee B, Meeker JD. 2018. Associations between maternal phenol and paraben urinary biomarkers and maternal hormones during pregnancy: a repeated measures study. Environ Int 113:341-349. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2018.01.006 PMID:29366524 PMCID:PMC5866216
  • Ashrap P, Watkins DJ, Calafat AM, Ye X, Rosario Z, Brown P, Velez Vega CM, Alshawabkeh AN, Cordero JF, Meeker JD. 2018. Elevated concentrations of urinary triclocarban, phenol and paraben among pregnant women in Northern Puerto Rico: predictors and trends. Environ Int 121:990-1002. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2018.08.020 PMID:30316544
  • Bedrosian LD, Ferguson KK, Cantonwine DE, McElrath TF, Meeker JD. 2018. Urinary phthalate metabolite concentrations in relation to levels of circulating matrix metalloproteinases in pregnant women. Sci Total Environ 613-614:1349-1352. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.09.244 PMID:28968947 PMCID:PMC5681360
  • Boss J, Zhai J, Aung MT, Ferguson KK, Johns LE, McElrath TF, Meeker JD, Mukherjee B. 2018. Associations between mixtures of urinary phthalate metabolites with gestational age at delivery: a time to event analysis using summative phthalate risk scores. Environ Health 17:56. doi:10.1186/s12940-018-0400-3 PMID:29925380 PMCID:PMC6011420
  • Brown P, Velez Vega CM, Murphy C, Welton M, Torres H, Rosario Z, Alshawabkeh AN, Cordero JF, Padilla IY, Meeker JD. 2018. Hurricanes and the environmental justice island: Irma and Maria in Puerto Rico. Environ Justice 11(4):148-153. doi:10.1089/env.2018.0003 PMID:31131071 PMCID:PMC6114726
  • Cathey A, Ferguson KK, McElrath TF, Cantonwine DE, Pace GG, Alshawabkeh AN, Cordero JF, Meeker JD. 2018. Distribution and predictors of urinary polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon metabolites in two pregnancy cohort studies. Environ Pollut 232:556-562. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2017.09.087 PMID:28993025 PMCID:PMC5650937
  • Dong S, Feric Z, Li X, Rahman SM, Li G, Wu C, Gu AZ, Dy J, Kaeli D, Meeker JD, Padilla IY, Cordero JF, Velez Vega CM, Rosario Z, Alshawabkeh AN. 2018. A hybrid approach to identifying key factors in environmental health studies. In: 2018 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (Big Data). (). IEEE, New York, NY.
  • Ferguson KK, Kamai E, Cantonwine DE, Mukherjee B, Meeker JD, McElrath TF. 2018. Associations between repeated ultrasound measures of fetal growth and biomarkers of maternal oxidative stress and inflammation in pregnancy. Am J Reprod Immunol 80:8. doi:10.1111/aji.13017 PMID:29984454 PMCID:PMC6160349
  • Ferguson KK, Meeker JD, Cantonwine DE, Mukherjee B, Pace GG, Weller D, McElrath TF. 2018. Environmental phenol associations with ultrasound and delivery measures of fetal growth. Environ Int 112:243-250. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2017.12.011 PMID:29294443 PMCID:PMC5899051
  • Ferguson KK, Yu Y, Cantonwine DE, McElrath TF, Meeker JD, Mukherjee B. 2018. Foetal ultrasound measurement imputations based on growth curves versus multiple imputation chained equation (MICE). Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 32:469-473. doi:10.1111/ppe.12486 PMID:30016545
  • Johns LE, Ferguson KK, Cantonwine DE, Mukherjee B, Meeker JD, McElrath TF. 2018. Subclinical changes in maternal thyroid function parameters in pregnancy and fetal growth. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 103:1349-1358. doi:10.1210/jc.2017-01698 PMID:29293986
  • Narisetty NN, Mukherjee B, Chen Y, Gonzalez R, Meeker JD. 2018. Selection of nonlinear interactions by a forward stepwise algorithm: Application to identifying environmental chemical mixtures affecting health outcomes. Stat Med 38(9):1582-1600. doi:10.1002/sim.8059
  • Torres NI, Yu X, Padilla IY, Macchiavelli R, Ghasemizadeh R, Kaeli D, Cordero JF, Meeker JD, Alshawabkeh AN. 2018. The influence of hydrogeological and anthropogenic variables on phthalate contamination in eogenetic karst groundwater systems. Environ Pollut 237:298-307. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2018.01.106 PMID:29494923 PMCID:PMC5915304
  • Yu X, Feric Z, Cordero JF, Meeker JD, Alshawabkeh AN. 2018. Potential influence of temperature and precipitation on preterm birth rate in Puerto Rico. Sci Rep 8:16106. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-34179-z PMID:30382121 PMCID:PMC6208375

2017

  • Aung MT, Johns LE, Ferguson KK, Mukherjee B, McElrath TF, Meeker JD. 2017. Thyroid hormone parameters during pregnancy in relation to urinary bisphenol A concentrations: A repeated measures study. Environ Int 104:33-40. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2017.04.001 PMID:28410473
  • Cardona-Cordero NR, Velez Vega CM, Cordero JF, Rosario Z, Murphy C, Mattei H, Meeker JD, Alshawabkeh AN, Vergara C. 2017. Social determinants of contaminant exposure and pregnancy in the northern karst of Puerto Rico. In: Karst Groundwater Contamination and Public Health: Beyond Case Studies. Springer, New York, NY. pp.169-175.
  • Cordero JF, Meeker JD, Loch-Caruso R, Giese RW, Padilla IY, Vesper D, Kaeli D, Sheahan TC, Brown P, Velez Vega CM, Alshawabkeh AN. 2017. Team science applied to environmental health research: karst hydrogeology and preterm birth in Puerto Rico. In: Karst Groundwater Contamination and Public Health: Beyond Case Studies. Springer, New York, NY. pp.17-25.
  • Ferguson KK, Chen Y, VanderWeele TJ, McElrath TF, Meeker JD, Mukherjee B. 2017. Mediation of the relationship between maternal phthalate exposure and preterm birth by oxidative stress with repeated measurements across pregnancy. Environ Health Perspect 125(3):488-494. doi:10.1289/EHP282 PMID:27352406 PMCID:PMC5332184
  • Ferguson KK, McElrath TF, Mukherjee B, Seely EW, Meeker JD, Johns LE. 2017. Longitudinal profiles of thyroid hormone parameters in pregnancy and associations with preterm birth. PLoS One 12(1):e0169542. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0169542 PMID:28060899 PMCID:PMC5217954
  • Ferguson KK, McElrath TF, Pace GG, Weller D, Zeng L, Pennathur S, Cantonwine DE, Meeker JD. 2017. Urinary polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon metabolite associations with biomarkers of inflammation, angiogenesis, and oxidative stress in pregnant women. Environ Sci Technol 51:4652-4660. doi:10.1021/acs.est.7b01252 PMID:28306249
  • Yuan Y, Meeker JD, Ferguson KK. 2017. Serum polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) concentrations in relation to biomarkers of oxidative stress and inflammation: The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2003-2004. Sci Total Environ 575:400-405. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.10.028 PMID:27750136 PMCID:PMC5164963
  • Zhang Y, Gu AZ, He M, Li D, Chen J. 2017. Subinhibitory concentrations of disinfectants promote the horizontal transfer of multidrug resistance genes within and across genera. Environ Sci Technol 51(1):570-580. doi:10.1021/acs.est.6b03132 PMID:27997135

2016

  • Aker AM, Watkins DJ, Johns LE, Ferguson KK, Soldin OP, Anzalota del Toro LV, Alshawabkeh AN, Cordero JF, Meeker JD. 2016. Phenols and parabens in relation to reproductive and thyroid hormones in pregnant women. Environ Res 151:30-37. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2016.07.002 PMID:27448730 PMCID:PMC5071140
  • Cantonwine DE, Ferguson KK, Mukherjee B, Chen Y, Smith NA, Robinson JN, Doubilet PM, Meeker JD, McElrath TF. 2016. Utilizing longitudinal measures of fetal growth to create a standard method to assess the impacts of maternal disease and environmental exposure. PLoS One 11(1):e0146532. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0146532 PMID:26731406 PMCID:PMC4701464
  • Cantonwine DE, Meeker JD, Ferguson KK, Mukherjee B, Hauser R, McElrath TF. 2016. Urinary concentrations of bisphenol A and phthalate metabolites measured during pregnancy and risk of preeclampsia. Environ Health Perspect 124(10):1651-1655. doi:10.1289/EHP188 PMID:27177253 PMCID:PMC5047771
  • Chen Y, Mukherjee B, Ferguson KK, Meeker JD, VanderWeele TJ. 2016. Mediation formula for a binary outcome and a time-varying exposure and mediator, accounting for possible exposure-mediator interaction. Am J Epidemiol 184(2):157-159. doi:10.1093/aje/kww045 PMID:27325886 PMCID:PMC4945703
  • Ferguson KK, Cantonwine DE, McElrath TF, Mukherjee B, Meeker JD. 2016. Repeated measures analysis of associations between urinary bisphenol-A concentrations and biomarkers of inflammation and oxidative stress in pregnancy. Reprod Toxicol 66:93-98. doi:10.1016/j.reprotox.2016.10.002 PMID:27751756 PMCID:PMC5125888
  • Ferguson KK, Colacino JA, Lewis RC, Meeker JD. 2016. Personal care product use among adults in NHANES: associations between urinary phthalate metabolites and phenols and use of mouthwash and sunscreen. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 27(3):326-332. doi:10.1038/jes.2016.27 PMID:27168391 PMCID:PMC5376243
  • Ferguson KK, Meeker JD. 2016. The role of environmental exposures in preterm birth. In: Translational toxicology: defining a new therapeutic discipline. Springer Publishing, London, United Kingdom. pp.269-293.
  • Ferguson KK, Meeker JD, Cantonwine DE, Chen Y, Mukherjee B, McElrath TF. 2016. Urinary phthalate metabolite and bisphenol A associations with ultrasound and delivery indices of fetal growth. Environ Int 94:531-537. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2016.06.013 PMID:27320326 PMCID:PMC4980186
  • James-Todd T, Meeker JD, Huang T, Hauser R, Ferguson KK, Rich-Edwards JW, McElrath TF, Seely EW. 2016. Pregnancy urinary phthalate metabolite concentrations and gestational diabetes risk factors. Environ Int 96:118-126. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2016.09.009 PMID:27649471 PMCID:PMC5304919
  • Johns LE, Ferguson KK, McElrath TF, Mukherjee B, Meeker JD. 2016. Associations between repeated measures of maternal urinary phthalate metabolites and thyroid hormone parameters during pregnancy. Environ Health Perspect 124(11):1808-1815. doi:10.1289/EHP170 PMID:27152641 PMCID:PMC5089879
  • Johns LE, Ferguson KK, Meeker JD. 2016. Relationships between urinary phthalate metabolite and bisphenol A concentrations and vitamin D levels in US adults: national health and nutrition examination survey (NHANES), 2005-2010. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 101(11):4062-4069. doi:10.1210/jc.2016-2134 PMID:27648964 PMCID:PMC5095248
  • Watkins DJ, Fortenberry GZ, Sanchez BN, Barr DB, Panuwet P, Schnaas L, Osorio-Valencia E, Solano-Gonzalez M, Ettinger AS, Hernandez-Avila M, Hu H, Tellez-Rojo MM, Meeker JD. 2016. Urinary 3-phenoxybenzoic acid (3-PBA) levels among pregnant women in Mexico City: Distribution and relationships with child neurodevelopment. Environ Res 147:307-313. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2016.02.025 PMID:26922411 PMCID:PMC4821665

2015

2014

  • Anaya AA, Padilla IY, Macchiavelli R, Vesper D, Meeker JD, Alshawabkeh AN. 2014. Estimating preferential flow in karstic aquifers using statistical mixed models. Ground Water 52(4):584-596. doi:10.1111/gwat.12084 PMID:23802921 PMCID:PMC3818453
  • Cantonwine DE, Cordero JF, Rivera-Gonzalez LO, Anzalota del Toro LV, Ferguson KK, Mukherjee B, Calafat AM, Crespo N, Jimenez B, Padilla IY, Alshawabkeh AN, Meeker JD. 2014. Urinary phthalate metabolite concentrations among pregnant women in Northern Puerto Rico: distribution, temporal variability, and predictors. Environ Int 62:1-11. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2013.09.014 PMID:24161445 PMCID:PMC3874859
  • Ferguson KK, Cantonwine DE, Rivera-Gonzalez LO, Loch-Caruso R, Mukherjee B, Anzalota del Toro LV, Jimenez B, Calafat AM, Ye X, Alshawabkeh AN, Cordero JF, Meeker JD. 2014. Urinary phthalate metabolite associations with biomarkers of inflammation and oxidative stress across pregnancy in Puerto Rico. Environ Sci Technol 48(12):7018-7025. doi:10.1021/es502076j PMID:24845688 PMCID:PMC4066910
  • Ferguson KK, McElrath TF, Chen Y, Mukherjee B, Meeker JD. 2014. Longitudinal profiling of inflammatory cytokines and C-reactive protein during uncomplicated and preterm pregnancy. Am J Reprod Immunol 72(3):326-336. doi:10.1111/aji.12265 PMID:24807462 PMCID:PMC4573571
  • Ferguson KK, McElrath TF, Ko Y, Mukherjee B, Meeker JD. 2014. Variability in urinary phthalate metabolite levels across pregnancy and sensitive windows of exposure for the risk of preterm birth. Environ Int 70:118-124. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2014.05.016 PMID:24934852 PMCID:PMC4104181
  • Ferguson KK, McElrath TF, Meeker JD. 2014. Environmental phthalate exposure and preterm birth. JAMA Pediatr 168(1):61-67. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2013.3699 PMID:24247736 PMCID:PMC4005250
  • Ferguson KK, Peterson KE, Lee JM, Mercedo-Garcia A, Blank-Goldenberg C, Tellez-Rojo MM, Meeker JD. 2014. Prenatal and peripubertal phthalates and bisphenol A in relation to sex hormones and puberty in boys. Reprod Toxicol 47:70-76. doi:10.1016/j.reprotox.2014.06.002 PMID:24945889 PMCID:PMC4117729
  • Fortenberry GZ, Meeker JD, Sanchez BN, Barr DB, Panuwet P, Bellinger DC, Schnaas L, Solano-Gonzalez M, Ettinger AS, Hernandez-Avila M, Hu H, Tellez-Rojo MM. 2014. Urinary 3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinol (TCPY) in pregnant women from Mexico City: distribution, temporal variability, and relationship with child attention and hyperactivity. Int J Hyg Environ Health 217(2-3):405-412. doi:10.1016/j.ijheh.2013.07.018 PMID:24001412 PMCID:PMC3946926
  • Fortenberry GZ, Meeker JD, Sanchez BN, Bellinger DC, Peterson KE, Schnaas L, Solano-Gonzalez M, Ettinger AS, Hernandez-Avila M, Hu H, Tellez-Rojo MM. 2014. Paraoxonase I polymorphisms and attention/hyperactivity in school-age children from Mexico City, Mexico. Environ Res 132:342-349. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2014.04.010 PMID:24834831
  • Lewis RC, Cantonwine DE, Anzalota del Toro LV, Calafat AM, Valentin-Blasini L, Davis MD, Baker SE, Alshawabkeh AN, Cordero JF, Meeker JD. 2014. Urinary biomarkers of exposure to insecticides, herbicides, and one insect repellent among pregnant women in Puerto Rico. Environ Health 13:97. doi:10.1186/1476-069X-13-97 PMID:25409771 PMCID:PMC4258050
  • Meeker JD, Ferguson KK. 2014. Urinary phthalate metabolites are associated with decreased serum testosterone in men, women, and children from NHANES 2011-2012. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 99(11):4346-4352. doi:10.1210/jc.2014-2555 PMID:25121464 PMCID:PMC4223430
  • Park S, Tao Y, Meeker JD, Harlow SD, Mukherjee B. 2014. Environmental risk score as a new tool to examine multi-pollutants in epidemiologic research: an example from the NHANES study using serum lipid levels. PLoS One 9(6):e98632. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0098632 PMID:24901996 PMCID:PMC4047033
  • Watkins DJ, Téllez-Rojo MM, Ferguson KK, Lee JM, Solano-Gonzalez M, Blank-Goldenberg C, Peterson KE, Meeker JD. 2014. In utero and peripubertal exposure to phthalates and BPA in relation to female sexual maturation. Environ Res 134:233-241. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2014.08.010 PMID:25173057 PMCID:PMC4262586

2013

2012

2011

  • Ferguson KK, Loch-Caruso R, Meeker JD. 2011. Urinary phthalate metabolites in relation to biomarkers of inflammation and oxidative stress: NHANES 1999-2006. Environ Res 111(5):718-726. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2011.02.002 PMID:21349512 PMCID:PMC3110976
  • Meeker JD, Ferguson KK. 2011. Relationship between urinary phthalate and bisphenol A concentrations and serum thyroid measures in US adults and adolescents from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2007-2008. Environ Health Perspect 119:1396-1402. doi:10.1289/ehp.1103582 PMID:21749963 PMCID:PMC3230451

2010

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2009

  • Meeker JD, Hu H, Cantonwine DE, Lamadrid-Figueroa H, Calafat AM, Ettinger AS, Hernandez-Avila M, Loch-Caruso R, Tellez-Rojo MM. 2009. Urinary phthalate metabolites in relation to preterm birth in Mexico City. Environ Health Perspect 117(10):1587-92. PMID:20019910
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