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Presentations, Editorials & Articles


October 10, 2012Pesticides and The Chesepeake Bay Watershed ProjectNIEHS, RTP, NCHow the Environment Affects Your Health: You can't change your genes, but you can change your environment!
[pptx](6MB) , [pdf](2MB)
September 11, 2012Report to the National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences CouncilNIEHS, RTP, NCDirector’s Report
Director's Report September 2012(1MB)
May 22, 2012Report to the National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences CouncilNIEHS, RTP, NCDirector’s Report
Director's Report May 2012(1MB)
March 14, 2012Society of Toxicology Annual ConferenceSan Francisco, CAMeet the Directors Series
Meet the Director - SOT 2012(1MB)
February 15, 2012Report to the National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences CouncilNIEHS, RTP, NCDirector’s Report
Director's Report February 2012(2MB)
May 19, 2011Report to the National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences CouncilNIEHS, RTP, NCDirector’s Report
Director's Report May 2011(1MB)
March 9, 2011Society of Toxicology Annual ConferenceWashington, DCMeet the Directors Series
Meet the Director - SOT 2011(2MB)
January 12, 2010EPA Senior Leadership Development ProgramNIEHS, RTP, NCEPA Senior Leadership Develop Program Participants Visit NIEHS
May 27, 2009Summers of DiscoveryNIEHS, RTP, NCThe Science of Toxicology: What's out there? Why we need protection
[ppt](6MB) , [pdf](2MB)
May 19-20, 2009Brominated Flame Retardants 2009 ConferenceOttawa, CanadaEffects of Brominated Flame Retardants: Health and Regulation
[ppt](2MB) , [pdf](692KB)
Mar 18, 2009Meet the DirectorNIEHS, RTP, NCMoving Environmental Health Sciences Forward
[ppt](3MB) , [pdf](1MB)

Congressional Testimony


Journal Manuscripts

  • Lorber M, Schecter A, Paepke O, Shropshire W, Christensen K, Birnbaum L. Exposure assessment of adult intake of bisphenol A (BPA) with emphasis on canned food dietary exposures. Environment international 2015 77():55-62.[Abstract]
  • Parks CG, Miller FW, Satoh M, Chan EK, Andruschenko Z, Birnbaum LS, Jusko TA, Kissling GE, Patel MD, Rose KM, Weinberg C, Zeldin DC, Sandler DP. Reproductive and hormonal risk factors for antinuclear antibodies (ANA) in a representative sample of U.S. women. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention: a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology 2014 23(11):2492-2502. [Abstract]
  • Hoffman K, Fang M, Horman B, Patisaul HB, Garantziotis S, Birnbaum LS, Stapleton HM. Urinary tetrabromobenzoic acid (TBBA) as a biomarker of exposure to the flame retardant mixture Firemaster® 550. Environmental health perspectives 2014 122(9):963-969.[Abstract]
  • Segars JH, Parrott EC, Nagel JD, Guo X, Gao X, Birnbaum LS, Pinn VW, Dixon D. Proceedings from the Third National Institutes of Health International Congress on Advances in Uterine Leiomyoma Research: comprehensive review, conference summary and future recommendations. Human reproduction update 2014 20(3):309-333.[Abstract]
  • Knudsen GA, Sanders JM, Sadik AM, Birnbaum LS. Disposition and kinetics of tetrabromobisphenol A in female Wistar Han rats. Toxicology Reports 2014 1(2014):214-223.[Abstract]
  • Cesta MF, Malarkey DE, Herbert RA, Brix A, Hamlin MH 2nd, Singletary E, Sills RC, Bucher JR, Birnbaum LS. The National Toxicology Program Web-based nonneoplastic lesion atlas: a global toxicology and pathology resource. Toxicologic pathology 2014 42(2):458-460. [Abstract]
  • Sueyoshi T, Li L, Wang H, Moore R, Kodavanti PR, Lehmler HJ, Negishi M, Birnbaum LS. Flame Retardant BDE-47 Effectively Activates Nuclear Receptor CAR in Human Primary Hepatocytes. Toxicological sciences: an official journal of the Society of Toxicology 2014 137(2):292-302.[Abstract]
  • Burns KA, Zorrilla LM, Hamilton KJ, Reed CE, Birnbaum LS, Korach KS. A Single Gestational Exposure to 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin Disrupts the Adult Uterine Response to Estradiol in Mice. Toxicological Sciences 2013 136(2):514-526.[Abstract]
  • Lam T, Williams PL, Burns JS, Sergeyev O, Korrick SA, Lee MM, Birnbaum LS, Revich B, Altshul LM, Patterson DG, Turner WE, Hauser R. Predictors of Serum Chlorinated Pesticide Concentrations among Prepubertal Russian Boys. Environmental health perspectives 2013 121(11-12):1372-1377.[Abstract]
  • Emond C, Sanders JM, Wikoff D, Birnbaum LS. Proposed mechanistic description of dose-dependent BDE-47 urinary elimination in mice using a physiologically based pharmacokinetic model. Toxicology and applied pharmacology 2013 1273(2):335-344.[Abstract]
  • Gosavi RA, Knudsen GA, Birnbaum LS, Pedersen LC. Mimicking of estradiol binding by flame retardants and their metabolites: a crystallographic analysis. Environmental health perspectives 2013 121(10):1194-1199.[Abstract]
  • Schug,TT , Johnson, AN, Balshaw DM, Garantziotis S, Walker NJ, Weis C, Nadadur, SS, Birnbaum, LS. ONE Nano: NIEHS's strategic initiative on the health and safety effects of engineered nanomaterials. Environmental health perspectives 121(4):410-414, 2013.[Abstract]
  • La Merrill M, Emond C, Kim MJ, Antignac JP, Le Bizec B, Clement K, Birnbaum L, Barouki R. Toxocological function of adipose tissue: focus on persistent organic pollutants. Environmental health perspectives 121(2):162-169, 2013.[Abstract]
  • Schecter A, Lorber M, Guo Y, Wu Q, Yun SH, Kannan K, Hommel M, Imran N, Hynan LS, Cheng D , Colacino JA, Birnbaum LS. Phthalate concentrations and dietary exposure from food purchased in New York state. Environmental health perspectives 2013 121(4):473-479.[Abstract]
  • Balbus JM, Barouki R, Birnbaum LS, Etzel RA, Gluckman PD, Grandjean P, Hancock C, Hanson MA, Heindel JJ, Hoffman K, Jensen GK, Keeling A, Neira M, Rabadan-Diehl C, Ralston J, Tang KC. Early-life prevention of non-communicable diseases. Lancet 2013 381(9860):3-4.[Abstract]
  • Hakk H, Szabo DT, Huwe J, Diliberto J, Birnbuam LS. Novel and distinct metabolites identified following a single oral dose of α- and γ- hexabromocyclododecane in mice. Environmental science & technology 2012 46(24):13494-503.[Abstract]
  • Bergman A, Ryden A, Law RJ, de Boer J, Covaci A, Alaee M, Birnbaum L, Petreas M, Rose M, Sakai S, Van den Eede N, van der Veen I. A novel abbreviation standard for organobromine, organochlorine and organophosphorus flame retardants and some characteristics of the chemicals. Environment international 2012 15(49):57-82.[Abstract]
  • Schecter A, Malik-Bass N, Calafat AM, Kato K, Colacino JA, Gent TL, Hynan LS, Harris TR, Malla S, Birnbaum L. Polyfluoroalkyl compounds in Texas children from birth through 12 years of age. Environmental science & technology 2012 120(4):509-4.[Abstract]
  • Satoh M, Chan EK, Ho LA, Rose KM, Parks CG, Cohn RD, Jusko TA, Walker NJ, Germolec DR, Whitt IZ, Crockett PW, Pauley BA, Chan JY, Ross SJ, Birnbaum LS, Zeldin DC, Miller FW. Prevalence and Sociodemographic Correlates of Anti-nuclear Antibodies In the United States. Arthritis and rheumatism 2012 64(7):2319-27.[Abstract]
  • Birnbaum, LS, Jung, P. 2011. From Endocrine Disruptors To Nanomaterials: Advancing Our Understanding Of Environmental Health To Protect Public Health. Health Aff vol. 30 no. 5 814-822.  [Abstract]  
  • LaKind, JS, Birnbaum, LS. 2011. Out of the frying pan and out of the fire: the indispensable role of exposure science in avoiding risks from replacement chemicals. Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology 20(2):115-116.  [Abstract]  
  • Szabo, DT, Diliberto, JJ, Hakk, H, Huwe, J,  Birnbaum, LS. 2011. Toxicokinetics of the Flame Retardant Hexabromocyclododecane Alpha: Effect of Dose, Timing, Route, Repeated Exposure and Metabolism. Toxicological Sciences 121(2):234-244. [Abstract]
  • Szabo, DT, Diliberto, JJ, Hakk, H, Huwe, J, Birnbaum, LS. 2010. Toxicokinetics of the Flame Retardant Hexabromocyclododecane Gamma: Effect of Dose, Timing, Route, Repeated Exposure and Metabolism. Toxicological Sciences 117(2):282-293.  [Abstract]  
  • Birnbaum, LS, Staskal-Wikoff, DS. 2010. 5th International PCB Workshop – Summary and Implications. Environ Int 26(8):814-818. [Abstract]
  • Shaw, SD, Blum, A, Weber, R, Kannan, K, Rich, D, Lucas, D, Koshland, CP, Dobraca, D, Hanson, S, Birnbaum, LS. 2010. Halogenated flame retardants: do the fire safety benefits justify the risks? Reviews on Environmental Health 25(4):261-305. [Abstract]
  • Humblet, O, Williams, PL, Korrick, SA, Sergeyev,O, Emond, C, Birnbaum, LS, Burns, JS, Altshu, L, Patterson, DG, Turner, WE, Lee, MM, Revich, B, Hauser, R. 2010. Predictors of Serum Dioxin, Furan, and PCB Concentrations among Women from Chapaevsk, Russia. Environmental Science & Technology 44(14):5633-5640. [Abstract]
  • Schecter A, Colacino JA, Shah N, Päpke O, Opel M, Patel K, Birnbaum LS. 2010. Indoor and outdoor air PBDE levels in a southwestern US city. Environmental science & technology 92(6):1053-1063. 
  • Hakk, H, Diliberto, JJ, Birnbaum, LS. 2009. The effect of dose on 2,3,7,8-TCDD tissue distribution and elimination in CYP1A2 (-/-) knockout and C57BL/6N parental strains of mice. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology 241(1):119-126. [Abstract]

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