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Watson, AY; Valberg, PA. 2001

Carbon black and soot: Two different substances.

AIHAJ 62:218-228.

Beck, BD; Mattuck, RL; Bowers, TS; Cohen, JT; O'Flaherty, E. 2001

The development of a stochastic physiologically-based pharmacokinetic model for lead.

Sci. Total Environ. 274:15-19.

Evans, JS; Rhomberg, LR; Williams, PL; Wilson, AM; Baird, SJS. 2001

Reproductive and developmental risks from ethylene oxide: A probabilistic characterization of possible regulatory thresholds.

Risk Anal. 21:697-717.

Bowers, TS; Mattuck, RL. 2001

Further comparisons of empirical and epidemiological data with predictions of the Integrated Exposure Uptake Biokinetic Model for lead in children.

Hum. Ecol. Risk Assess. 7:1699-1713.

Long, CM; Suh, HH; Kobzik, L; Catalano, PJ; Ning, YY; Koutrakis, P. 2001

A pilot investigation of the relative toxicity of indoor and outdoor fine particles: In vitro effects of endotoxin and other particulate properties.

Environ. Health Perspect. 109:1019-1026.

Wait, AD. 2001

Environmental forensic chemistry and sound science in the courtroom.

Fordham Environ. Law J. 12:293-327.

McCunney, RJ; Muranko, HJ; Valberg, PA. 2001

Carbon black.

Bingham, E., B. Cohrssen, and C.H. Powell (Eds.) 2001. Patty's Toxicology (Fifth Edition). Volume 8. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Mattuck, R; Beck, B; Bowers, T; Cohen, J. 2001

Recent trends in childhood blood lead levels.

Arch. Environ. Health 56:536-541.

Bowers, TS; Mattuck, RL. 2001

Further comparisons of empirical and epidemiological data with predictions of the Integrated Exposure Uptake Biokinetic Model for lead in children.

Hum. Ecol. Risk Assess. 7:1699-1713.

Garry, MR; Petito Boyce, C. 2001

Overview of exposure assessment information sources.

Presented at the Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting, December 2-5.

Petito Boyce, C; Garry, MR. 2001

Critical review of exposure assessment resources.

Presented at the Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, December 3.

Guiseppi-Elie, A; Petito Boyce, C. 2001

Exposure assessment research initiatives.

Presented at the Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, December 3.

Goodman, JE; Lavigne, JA; Wu, K; Helzlsouer, KJ; Strickland, PT; Selhub, J; Yager, JD. 2001

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

Carcinogenesis 22:1661-1665.

Lavigne, JA; Goodman, JE; Fonong, T; Odwin, S; He, P; Roberts, DW; Yager, JD. 2001

The effects of catechol-O-methyltransferase inhibition on estrogen metabolite and oxidative DNA damage levels in estradiol-treated MCF-7 cells.

Cancer Res. 61:7488-7494.

Gustafsson, O; Long, CM; Macfarlane, J; Gschwend, PM. 2001

Fate of linear alkylbenzenes (LABs) released to the coastal environment near Boston Harbor.

Environ. Sci. Technol. 35:2040-2048.

Goodman, JE; Lavigne, JA; Wu, K; Helzlsouer, KJ; Strickland, PT; Selhub, J; Yager, JD. 2001

COMT genotype, micronutrients in the folate metabolic pathway and breast cancer risk.

Carcinogenesis 22:1661-1665.

Rhomberg, LR. 2000

Dose-response analyses of the carcinogenic effects of trichloroethylene in experimental animals.

Environ. Health Perspect. 108:343-358.

Seeley, MR; Beck, BD; Tonner-Navarro, LE; Deskin, R. 2000

European Differences in Derivation of Occupational Exposure Levels.

Presented at the Society of Toxicology (SOT) 39th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, March 19-23

Wait, AD. 2000

Evolution of organic analytical methods in environmental forensic chemistry.

Environ. Forensics 1:37-46.

Rhomberg, LR. 2000

Risk characterization of the potential for human health impact from environmental concentrations of endocrine modulators.

Nutrition 16:551-554.

Rhomberg, LR. 2000

Mode of action as a guide to quantitative analytical approaches.

Presented at the Society of Toxicology (SOT) 39th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, March 21

Slikker, W; Beck, BD; Cory-Slechta, DA; Paule, MG; Anger, WK; Bellinger, D. 2000

Cognitive tests: Interpretation for neurotoxicity? (Workshop summary.)

Toxicol. Sci. 58:222-234.

Sorini, SS; Schabron, JF; Bowes, JR; Frisbie, SH; Butler, EL; Wait, AD. 2000

Field application of ASTM Method D5831 at fuel contaminated sites.

Waste Policy Institute; US EPA. "Proceedings of the 16th Annual Waste Testing & Quality Assurance Symposium, August 5-10, 2000, Arlington, VA."

Brilis, GM; Worthington, JC; Wait, AD. 2000

Quality science in the courtroom: U.S. EPA data quality and peer review policies and procedures compared to the Daubert factors.

Environ. Forensics 1:197-203.

Slayton, TM; Beck, BD; Yager, JW. 2000

EPRI-sponsored arsenic research program - Application to arsenic cancer risk assessment.

Society of Environmental Geochemistry and Health. "Book of Abstracts, Fourth International Conference on Arsenic Exposure and Health Effects, San Diego, CA, June 18-22, 2000."

National Research Council; Rhomberg, LR. 2000

Strategies to Protect the Health of Deployed U.S. Forces: Analytical Framework for Assessing Risks.

Valberg, PA; Watson, AY. 2000

Lack of concordance between reported lung-cancer risk levels and occupation-specific diesel-exhaust exposure.

Inhal. Toxicol. 12:199-208.

Walsh, WJ; Reible, DD; Haas, CN; Pardue, JH; Bowers, TS. 2000

An evaluation of chemical contamination in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

BNA Daily Environ. Rep. No. 214

Long, CM; Suh, HH; Koutrakis, P. 2000

Characterization of indoor particle sources using continuous mass and size monitors.

J. Air Waste Manag. Assoc. 50:1236-1250.

Goodman, JE; Lavigne, JA; Hengstler, JG; Tanner, B; Helzlsouer, KJ; Yager, JD. 2000

Catechol-O-methyltransferase polymorphism is not associated with ovarian cancer risk.

Cancer Epidemiol. Biomarkers Prev. 9:1373-1376.

Verslycke, T; Janssen, CR; Lock, K; Mees, J. 2000

First occurrence of the Pontocaspian invader Hemimysis anomala (SARS, 1907) in Belgium (Crustacea: Mysidacea).

Belgian J. Zool. 130:157-158.

Aschner, M; Kerper, LE. 2000

Transport of metals in the nervous system.

In Molecular Biology and Toxicology of Metals. (Eds.: Zalups, RK; Koropatnick, DJ), Taylor & Francis Inc., New York, NY.

Slayton, TM; Beck, BD; Yager, JW. 2000

EPRI-Sponsored Arsenic Research Program - Application to Arsenic Cancer Risk Assessment.

Presented at Society of Environmental Geochemistry and Health, Fourth International Conference on Arsenic Exposure and Health Effects, San Diego, CA, June 18-22

Peterson, MK. 1998

Estimating the Oral Bioavailability of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons from Soil [Thesis].

Cohen, JT; Bowers, TS; Lampson, DW; Lampson, MA; Merrill, DE. 1997

Quantification of exposure area cleanup thresholds when contaminant levels are uncertain.

Presented at the American Statistical Association Joint Statistical Meeting, Anaheim, CA.

Kerper, LE; Hinkle, PM. 1997

Lead uptake in brain capillary endothelial cells: Activation by calcium store depletion.

Toxicol. Appl. Pharmacol. 146:127-133.

Valberg, PA; Drivas, PJ; McCarthy, S; Watson, AY. 1996

Evaluating the health impacts of incinerator emissions.

J. Hazard. Mater. 47:205-227.

Bowers, TS; Shifrin, NS; Murphy, BL. 1996

Statistical approach to meeting soil cleanup goals.

Environ. Sci. Technol. 30:1437-1444.

Slayton, TM; Beck, BD; Reynolds, KA; Chapnick, SD; Valberg, PA; Yost, LJ; Schoof, RA; Gauthier, TD; Jones, L. 1996

Issues in arsenic cancer risk assessment.

Environ. Health Perspect. 104:1012-1014.

Drivas, PJ; Valberg, PA; Murphy, BL; Wilson, R. 1996

Modeling indoor air exposure from short-term point source releases.

Indoor Air 6:271-277.

Kerper, LE; Mokrzan, EM; Clarkson, TW; Ballatori, N. 1996

Methylmercury efflux from brain capillary endothelial cells is modulated by intracellular glutathione but not ATP.

Toxicol. Appl. Pharmacol. 141:526-531.

Beck, BD. 1996

Risk Assessment: An Overview.

Presented at the University of Connecticut Advanced Toxicology Course

Drivas, PJ. 1995

A review of source emission models for accidental releases.

Presented at the 88th Annual Meeting of the Air and Waste Management Association, San Antonio, TX, June 21, 1995.

Hanna, SR; Drivas, PJ; Chang, JC. 1995

Guidelines for use of source and atmospheric dispersion models for accidental releases.

Langlois, C; Garreffi, JA; Baldwin, LA; Calabrese, EJ. 1995

The effect of combined exposures of chlorite, copper and nitrite on methemoglobin formation in red blood cells of Dorset sheep.

Toxicology and Risk Assessment: Principles, Methods and Applications. (Eds.: Fan, AM; Chang, LW), Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York

Hanna, SR; Drivas, PJ. 1993

Modeling VOC emissions and air concentrations from the EXXON Valdez oil spill.

J. Air Waste Manag. Assoc. 43:298-309.

Langlois, C; Calabrese, EJ. 1992

The interactive effect of chlorite, nitrite and copper on methemoglobin formation in red blood cells of Dorset sheep.

Hum. Exp. Toxicol. 11:223-228.

Li, W; Merrill, DE; Haith, DA. 1990

Loading functions for pesticide runoff.

Res. J. Water Pollut. Cont. Fed. 62:16-26.