The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) of the National Institutes of Health selected the following recent publications by CEED researchers as “high-impact” papers by Division of Extramural Research and Training (DERT) grantees, based on their important findings and potential for public health impact.
PBDEs may increase risk for Parkinson’s Disease
Citation: Bradner JM, Suragh TA, Wilson WW, Lazo CR, Stout KA, Kim HM, Wang MZ, Walker DI, Pennell KD, Richardson JR, Miller GW, Caudle WM. 2013. Exposure to the polybrominated diphenyl ether mixture DE-71 damages the nigrostriatal dopamine system: Role of dopamine handling in neurotoxicity. Exp Neurol 241:138-147. [read paper]
Cardiovascular effects of Beijing Olympics air pollution
Citation: Rich DQ, Kipen HM, Huang W, Wang G, Wang Y, Zhu P, Ohman-Strickland P, Hu M, Philipp C, Diehl SR, Lu SE, Tong J, Gong J, Thomas D, Zhu T, Zhang JJ. 2012. Association between changes in air pollution levels during the Beijing Olympics and biomarkers of inflammation and thrombosis in healthy young adults. JAMA 307(19):2068-78. [read paper]
Inhalation of nanoparticles from cosmetics
Citation: Nazarenko Y, Zhen H, Han T, Lioy PJ, Mainelis G. 2012. Potential for inhalation exposure to engineered nanoparticles from nanotechnology-based cosmetic powders. Environ Health Perspect 120(6):885-892. [read paper]