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Project Publications: University of New Mexico: Inhaled Mine-Site Derived Metal Particulate Matter Drives Pulmonary and Systemic Immune Dysregulation

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Inhaled Mine-Site Derived Metal Particulate Matter Drives Pulmonary and Systemic Immune Dysregulation

Project Leader: Alicia M. Bolt
Co-Investigator: Sarah J. Blossom
Grant Number: P42ES025589
Funding Period: 2022-2027
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  • Erdei E, Zhou X, Shuey C, Ass'ad N, Page KA, Gore B, Zhu C, Kanda D, Luo L, Sood A, Zychowski KE. 2023. Serum autoantibodies and exploratory molecular pathways in rural miners: a pilot study. J Transl Autoimmun 6:100197. doi:10.1016/j.jtauto.2023.100197 PMID:36942097 PMCID:PMC1002398
  • Girlamo C, Lin Y, Hoover JH, Beene D, Woldeyohannes T, Liu Z, Campen M, MacKenzie D, Lewis JL. 2023. Meteorological data source comparison-a case study in geospatial modeling of potential environmental exposure to abandoned uranium mine sites in the Navajo Nation. Environ Monit Assess 195(7):834. doi:10.1007/s10661-023-11283-w PMID:37303005 PMCID:PMC10258180
  • Hayek EE, Castillo EF, In JG, Garcia M, Cerrato JM, Brearley AJ, Gonzalez-Estrella J, Herbert G, Bleske B, Benavidez A, Hsiao H, Yin L, Campen M, Yu X. 2023. Photoaging of polystyrene microspheres causes oxidative alterations to surface physicochemistry and enhances airway epithelial toxicity. Toxicol Sci doi:10.1093/toxsci/kfad023 PMID:36881996 PMCID:PMC10176241
  • Jiang M, Hu CJ, Rowe CL, Kang H, Gong X, Dagucon CP, Wang J, Lin Y, Sood A, Guo Y, Zhu Y, Alexis N, Gilliland FD, Belinsky SA, Yu X, Leng S. 2023. Application of artificial intelligence in quantifying lung deposition dose of black carbon in people with exposure to ambient combustion particles. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol doi:10.1038/s41370-023-00607-0 PMID:37848612
  • Medina S, Zhang H, Santos-Medina LV, Yee ZA, Martin KJ, Wan G, Bolt AM, Zhou X, Styblo M, Liu K. 2023. Arsenite methyltransferase is an important mediator of hematoxicity induced by arsenic in drinking water. Water (Basel) 15(3):448. doi:10.3390/w15030448 PMID:36936034 PMCID:PMC1001945
  • Scieszka D, Garland D, Hunter R, Herbert G, Lucas S, Jin Y, Gu H, Campen M, Cannon JL. 2023. Multi-omic assessment shows dysregulation of pulmonary and systemic immunity to e-cigarette exposure. Respir Res 24(1):138. doi:10.1186/s12931-023-02441-2 PMID:37231407 PMCID:PMC1020957
  • Yin L, Hu CJ, Yu X. 2023. High-content analysis of testicular toxicity of BPA and its selected analogs in mouse spermatogonial, Sertoli cells, and Leydig cells revealed BPAF induced unique multinucleation phenotype associated with the increased DNA synthesis. Toxicol Vitro 89:doi:10.1016/j.tiv.2023.105589 PMID:36958674 PMCID:10351343


  • Medina S, Zhang H, Santos-Medina LV, Wan G, Bolt AM, Zhou X, Burchiel SW, Liu K. 2022. Arsenic impairs the lineage commitment of hematopoietic progenitor cells through the attenuation of GATA-2 DNA binding activity. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 452:116193. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2022.116193 PMID:35961411 PMCID:PMC9583771
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