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Bunn, WB; Hesterberg, TW; Valberg, PA; Slaving, TJ; Hart, G; Lapin, CA. 2004

A reevaluation of the literature regarding the health assessment of diesel engine exhaust.

Inhal. Toxicol. 16:889-900.

Long, CM; Sarnat, JA. 2004

Indoor-outdoor relationships and infiltration behavior of elemental components of outdoor PM 2.5 for Boston-area homes.

Aerosol Sci. Technol. 38:91-104.

Belzer, RB; Bruce, GM; Peterson, MK; Pleus, RC. 2004

Using comparative exposure analysis to validate low-dose human health risk assessment: The case of perchlorate.

Comparative Risk Assessment and Environmental Decision Making (Eds.: Linkov, I; Ramadan, A), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands

Langseth, DE; Smyth, AH; May, J. 2004

A method for evaluating horizontal well pumping tests.

Ground Water 42:689-699.

Butler, E. 2004

Exposure and the Age Dating of Chemical Plumes: Organics.

Mealey's Water Contamination Conference, Pasadena, CA

Goodman, JE; Bowman, ED; Chanock, SJ; Alberg, AJ; Harris, CC. 2004

Arachidonate lipoxygenase (ALOX) and cyclooxygenase (COX) polymorphisms and colon cancer risk.

Carcinogenesis 25:2467-2472.

Sullivan Doyle, AE; Goodman, JE; Silber, PM; Yager, JD. 2004

Catechol-O-methyltransferase low activity genotype (COMTLL) is associated with low levels of COMT protein in human hepatocytes.

Cancer Lett. 214:189-195.

Verslycke, TA; Fockedey, N; McKenney, CL Jr.; Roast, SD; Jones, MB; Mees, J; Janssen, CR. 2004

Mysid crustaceans as potential test organisms for the evaluation of environmental endocrine disruption: A review.

Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 23:1219-1234.

Lacave, G; Eggermont, M; Verslycke, T; Brook, F; Salbany, A; Roque, L; Kinoshita, R. 2004

Prediction from ultrasonographic measurements of the expected delivery date in two species of bottlenosed dolphin (Tursiops truncatus and Tursiops aduncus).

Vet. Rec. 154:228-233.

Verslycke, TA; Fockedey, N; McKenney, CL Jr.; Roast, SD; Jones, MB; Mees, J; Janssen, CR. 2004

Mysid crustaceans as potential test organisms for the evaluation of environmental endocrine disruption: A review.

Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 23:1219-1234.

Verslycke, T; Roast, SD; Widdows, J; Jones, MB; Janssen, CR. 2004

Cellular energy allocation and scope for growth in the estuarine mysid Neomysis integer (Crustacea: Mysidacea) following chlorpyrifos exposure: A method comparison.

J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 306:1-16.

Verslycke, T; Vercauteren, J; DeVos, C; Moens, L; Sandra, P; Janssen, CR. 2004

Cellular energy allocation in the estuarine mysid shrimp Neomysis integer (Crustacea: Mysidacea) following tributyltin exposure.

J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 288:167-179.

Ghekiere, A; Verslycke, TA; De Smet, L; Van Beeumen, J; Janssen, CR. 2004

Purification and characterization of vitellin from the estuarine mysid Neomysis integer (Crustacea; Mysidacea).

Comp. Biochem. Physiol. A Mol. Integr. Physiol. 138:427-433.

Verslycke, TA; Ghekiere, A; Janssen, CR. 2004

Seasonal and spatial patterns in cellular energy allocation in the estuarine mysid Neomysis integer (Crustacea: Mysidacea) of the Scheldt estuary (The Netherlands).

J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 306:245-267.

Freedman, DL; Swamy, M; Bell, NC; Verce, MF. 2004

Biodegradation of chloromethane by Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain NB1 under nitrate- reducing and aerobic conditions.

Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 70:4629-4634.

Kostecki, P; Behbehani, M; Langlois, C; eds.. 2004

Proceedings of the First International Congress on Petroleum Contaminated Soils, Sediments and Water: Analysis, Assessment and Remediation, held August 14-17, 2001, Imperial College, London.

Goodman, JE; Hofseth, LJ; Hussain, SP; Harris, CC. 2004

Nitric oxide and p53 in cancer-prone chronic inflammation and oxyradical overload disease.

Environ. Mol. Mutagen. 44:3-9.

Wait, AD. 2003

Understanding the Data Quality Act.

Chem. Eng. News 81:4-5.

Brain, JD; Kavet, R; McCormick, M; Poole, C; Silverman, LB; Smith, TJ; Valberg, PA; Van Etten, RA; Weaver, JC. 2003

Childhood leukemia: Electric and magnetic fields (EMF) as possible risk factors.

Environ. Health Perspect. 111:962-970.

Seeley, MR; Lewandowski, TA; Beck, BD. 2003

Health evaluation of lubricating oil on an orthopedic medical implant device.

Presented at the Society of Toxicology (SOT) 42nd Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, March 9-13

Schettler, S; Seeley, MR; Beck, BD. 2003

Health risks for construction workers in industrial redevelopment: A major risk driver?

Presented at the Society of Toxicology (SOT) 42nd Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, March 9-13

Beyer, LA; Beck, BD. 2003

Derivation of air action levels for use in monitoring during site remediation.

Presented at the Society of Toxicology (SOT) 42nd Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, March 9-13

Lewandowski, TA; Seeley, MR; Beck, BD. 2003

Inter-species differences in susceptibility to perchlorate: A critical consideration for human health risk assessment.

Presented at the Society of Toxicology (SOT) 42nd Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, March 9-13

Griffith, WC; Gholke, JM; Lewandowski, TA; et al.. 2003

Building BBDR models for cell signaling pathways using transgenic animal models.

Presented at the Society of Toxicology (SOT) 42nd Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, March 9-13

Wells, CS; Rhomberg, LR; Lewandowski, TA. 2003

Tumor incidence in humans and rodents: Efforts to reconcile the observed data with BBDR model predictions.

Presented at the Society of Toxicology (SOT) 42nd Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, March 9-13

Valberg, PA. 2003

Ambient particulates and health effects.

McCunney, R.J. (ed.) 2003. A Practical Approach to Occupational and Environmental Medicine (Third Edition). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia

Petito Boyce, C; Garry, MR. 2003

Developing risk-based target concentrations for carcinogenic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon compounds assuming human consumption of aquatic biota.

J. Toxicol. Environ. Health B Crit. Rev. 6:497-520.

Lewandowski, TA; Ponce, RA; Charleston, JS; Hong, S; Faustman, EM. 2003

Effect of methylmercury on midbrain cell proliferation during organogenesis: Potential cross-species differences and implications for risk assessment.

Toxicol. Sci. 75:124-133.

Beyer, LA; Seeley, MR; Beck, BD. 2003

Evaluation of potential exposure to metals in laundered shop towels.

Int. Nonwovens J. 12:22-37.

Valberg, PA. 2003

Possible noncausal bases for correlations between low concentrations of ambient particulate matter and daily mortality.

Nonlinearity Biol. Toxicol. Med. 1:521-530.

Lewandowski, TA; Ponce, RA; Charleston, JS; Hong, S; Faustman, EM. 2003

Changes in cell cycle parameters and cell number in the rat midbrain during organogenesis.

Dev. Brain Res. 141:117-128.

Dube, EM; Beck, BD; Seeley, MR; Shipp, BK; Petito Boyce, C. 2003

Assessment of Potential Human Health Risks from Copper Azole-Treated Wood.

Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Risk Analysis, Baltimore, MD, December 7-10.

Verslycke, T; Vangheluwe, M; Heijerick, D; De Schamphelaere, K; Van Sprang, P; Janssen, CR. 2003

The toxicity of metal mixtures to the estuarine mysid Neomysis integer (Crustacea: Mysidacea) under changing salinity.

Aquat. Toxicol. 64:307-315.

Verslycke, T; Poelmans, S; De Wasch, K; Vercauteren, J; DeVos, C; Moens, L; Sandra, P; De Brabander, HF; Janssen, CR. 2003

Testosterone metabolism in the estuarine mysid Neomysis integer (Crustacea; Mysidacea) following tributyltin exposure.

Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 22:2030-2036.

Langlois, C. 2003

Backgrounder on childrens environmental health research centers.

J. Child. Health 1:108-119.

Sharma, M; Saba, T; Bittner, T. 2003

Optimization of Groundwater Pump and Treat Systems Using Numerical Modeling and the Monte Carlo Approach.

Presented at National Ground Water Association (NGWA) Midsouth Focus Conference

Beyer, LA; Beck, BD. 2003

Derivation of air action levels for use in monitoring during site remediation.

Presented at the Society of Toxicology (SOT) 42nd Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, March 9-13 Toxicologist 72:395.

Yao, J; Li, Y; Chang, M; Wu, H; Yang, X; Goodman, JE; Liu, X; Liu, H; Mesecar, AD; Van Breemen, RB; Yager, JD; Bolton, JL. 2003

Catechol estrogen 4-hydroxyequilenin is a substrate and an inhibitor of catechol-O-methyltransferase.

Chem. Res. Toxicol. 16:668-675.

Rhomberg, LR. 2002

It's time for risk assessment to step up to the challenge of informing benefits analysis.

Risk Policy Rep. :35-37.

Cohen, JT; Carlson, G; Charnley, G; Coggon, D; Delzell, E; Graham, JD; Greim, H; Krewski, D; Medinsky, M; Monson, R; Paustenbach, D; Petersen, B; Rappaport, S; Rhomberg, L; Ryan, PB; Thompson, K. 2002

A comprehensive evaluation of the potential health risks associated with occupational and environmental exposure to styrene.

J. Toxicol. Environ. Health B Crit. Rev. 5:1-263.

Beck, BD; Slayton, TM; Farr, CH; Sved, DW; Crecelius, EA; Holson, JF. 2002

Systemic uptake of inhaled arsenic in rabbits.

Hum. Exp. Toxicol. 21:205-215.

Beck, BD; Mattuck, RL; Bowers, TS. 2002

Adult:child differences in the intraspecies uncertainty factor: A case study using lead.

Hum. Ecol. Risk Assess. 8:877-884.

Brand, KP; Catalano, PJ; Hammitt, JK; Rhomberg, L; Evans, JS. 2002

Limitations to empirical extrapolation studies: The case of BMD ratios.

Risk Anal. 21:625-640.

Rhomberg, LR. 2002

Dose scaling and extrapolation across age groups.

Hum. Ecol. Risk Assess. 8:783-803.

Bunn, WB; Valberg, PA; Slavin, TJ; Lapin, CA. 2002

What is new in diesel.

Int. Arch. Occup. Environ. Health 75:122-132.

Petito Boyce, C; Garry, MR. 2002

Review of information resources to support human exposure assessment models.

Hum. Ecol. Risk Assess. 8:1445-1487.

Wait, AD. 2002

Challenges in producing defensible environmental chemistry measurements for litigation.

Environ. Claims J. 14:415-454.

Sarnat, JA; Long, CM; Koutrakis, P; Coull, BA; Schwartz, J; Suh, HH. 2002

Using sulfur as a tracer of outdoor fine particulate matter.

Environ. Sci. Technol. 36:5305-5314.

Crettaz, P; Pennington, D; Rhomberg, L; Brand, K; Jolliet, O. 2002

Assessing human health response in life cycle assessment using ED10s and DALYs: Part 1 - Cancer effects.

Risk Anal. 22:931-945.

Pennington, D; Crettaz, P; Tauxe, A; Rhomberg, L; Brand, K; Jolliet, O. 2002

Assessing human health response in life cycle assessment using ED10s and DALYs: Part 2 - Noncancer effects.

Risk Anal. 22:947-963.