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Kale A, Deardorff J, Lahiff M, Laurent C, Greenspan LC, Hiatt RA, Windham G, Galvez MP, Biro FM, Pinney SM, Teitelbaum SL, Wolff MS, Barlow J, Mirabedi A, Lasater M, Kushi LH. Breastfeeding versus formula-feeding and girls’ pubertal development. Matern Child Health J. 2015 Mar;19(3):519-27. doi: 10.1007/s10995-014-1533-9 [Epub ahead of print June 11, 2014] PMID:24916206

Wang J, Betancourt A, Jenkins S, Biro F, Pinney SM, Chen D, Russo J, Lamartiniere CA. (2015) Altered Blood Proteome in Girls with High Urine Concentrations of Bisphenol A, Genistein, Mono-Ethyl Hexylphthalate and Mono-Benzyl Phthalate. MOJ Proteomics Bioinform 2(2): 00040. DOI: 10.15406/mojpb.2015.02.00040

Windham GC, Pinney SM, Voss RW, Sjodin A, Biro FM, Greenspan LC, Stewart S, Hiatt RA, Kushi LH. Brominated Flame Retardants and Other Persistent Organohalogenated Compounds in Relation to Timing of Puberty in a Longitudinal Study of Girls. Environ Health Perspect; DOI:10.1289/ehp.1408778[Epub ahead of print May 8, 2015] (article summary, Q & A)


Aupperlee MD, Zhao Y, Tan YS, Leipprandt JR, Bennett J, Haslam SZ, Schwartz RC. (2014) Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGRF)-signaling is a key mediator of hormone-induced leukocyte infiltration in the pubertal female mammary gland. Endocrinology 155(6):2301-13. published online ahead of print April 2, 2014 doi: (article summary)

FM Biro, SM Pinney, B Huang, ER Baker, DW Chandler, LD Dord (2014) Hormone Changes in Peripubertal Girls. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, in press. doi: 10.1210/jc.2013-4528 (article summary)

Damiano L, Stewart KM, Cohet N, Mouw JK, Lakins JN, Debnath J, Reisman D, Nickerson JA, Imbalzano AN, Weaver VM. (2014). Oncogenic targeting of BRM drives malignancy through C/EBP_-dependent induction of _5 integrin. Oncogene. 33(19):2441-53. doi: 10.1038/onc.2013.220. [Epub ahead of print 2013 Jun 17.] PMID: 23770848

Hong C-C, Pajak A, Teitelbaum SL, Vangeepuram N, Galvez M, Pinney SM, Windham G, Kushi LH, Biro FM, Wolff MS, and the Breast Cancer and Environment Research Program. Younger pubertal age is associated with allergy and other atopic conditions in girls. Ped Allergy Immunol 2014 Dec;25(8):773-80. doi: 10.1111/pai.12307. Epub 2014 Dec 29. PMID: 25387609

Hoyt LT, Kushi LH, Leung CW, Nickleach DC, Adler N, Laraia BA, Hiatt RA, Yen IH. Neighborhood influences on girls’ obesity risk across the transition to adolescence. Pediatrics. 2014 Nov; 134(5), 942-949. Epub 2014 Oct 13. DOI: 10.1542/peds.2014-1286 PubMed PMID 25311606

Kubo A, Ferrara A, Windham GC, Greenspan L, Deardorff J, Hiatt RA Quesenberry CP Jr,Laurent C,Mirabedi AS, Kushi LH. Maternal hyperglycemia during pregnancy predicts adiposity of the offspring. Diabetes Care 2014 Nov; 37(11):2996-3002. PMID:2515158

N Mervish, KJ Mcgovern, SL Teitelbaum, SM Pinney, GC Windham, FM Biro, LH Kushi, MJ Silva, X Ye, AM Calafat, MS Wolff (2014) Dietary predictors of urinary environmental biomarkers in young girls, BCERP, 2004–7. Environ Res 2014;133:12-19. (published online June 2014)

Mouw, J.K. Yui, Y., Damiano, L., Bainer, R.O., Lakins, J.N., Ou, G., Wijekoon, A., Acerbi, I., Levental, K.R., Gilbert, P.M., Chen, Y.Y., Weaver V.M. (2014). Tissue mechanics modulate microRNA-dependent PTEN expression to regulate malignant progression, Nature Medicine 20(4):360-7. doi: 10.1038/nm.3497. Epub 2014 Mar 16. PMID: 24633304; PMCID: PMC3981899

Perrault EK, Silk KJ. Testing the effects of the addition of videos to a website promoting environmental breast cancer risk reduction practices: Are videos worth it? Journal of Applied Communication Research. 2014;42(1):20-40. doi:10.1080/00909882.2013.854400 (article summary) (press release)

Rubashkin MG, Cassereau L, Bainer R, Dufort CC, Yui Y, Ou G, Paszek MJ, Davidson MW, Chen YY and Weaver VM. Force Engages Vinculin and Promotes Tumor Progression by Enhancing PI3K Activation of Phosphatidylinositol (3,4,5)-Triphosphate. Cancer Res. 2014 Sep 1;74(17):4597-611. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-13-3698. PMC4191931

Rubashkin M, Ou G,  Weaver VM.  (2014). Deconstructing signaling in 3D. Current Opinion in Biochemistry. 2014 Apr 8;53(13):2078-90. doi: 10.1021/bi401710d. Epub 2014 Mar 28.
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Silk KJ, Perrault EK, Neuberger L, Atkin C, Barlow J, Duncan D. Translating and testing breast cancer risk reduction messages for mothers of adolescent girls. Journal of Health Communication. 2014;19:226-243.doi:10.1080/10810730.2013.811322 (article summary)

Stueve TR, Wolff MS, Pajak A, Teitelbaum SL and Chen J. CYP19A1 promoter methylation in saliva associated with milestones of pubertal timing in urban girls. BMC Pediatr. 2014 Mar 20;14:78. doi: 10.1186/1471-2431-14-78. PMC4000125

Sundaram S, Freemerman AJ, Galanko JA, McNaughton KK, Bendt KM, Darr DB, Troester MA, Makowski L. (2014) Obesity-Mediated Regulation of HGF/c-Met Is Associated with Reduced Basal-Like Breast Cancer Latency in Parous Mice. PLoS ONE 9(10): e111394. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0111394 (article summary)  (UNC press release)

Sundaram S, Le T, Essaid L, Freemerman AJ, McNaughton KK, Bendt KM, Darr DB, Troester MA, Makowski, L. (2014) Weight loss reversed obesity-induced HGF/c-Met pathway and basal-like breast cancer progression. Frontiers in Oncology 4:175. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2014.00175. PMID pending. (article summary) (UNC press release)

Vangeepuram N, McGovern KJ, Teitelbaum S, Glavez MP, Pinney SM, Biro FM, Kushi LH, Wolff MS (2014) Asthma and physical activity in multiracial girls from three US sites. Journal of Asthma 51(2):193-9. doi: 10.3109/02770903.2013.853081. Epub 2013 Nov 15.

Wang J, Jenkins S and Lamartiniere CA. (2014) Cell Proliferation and Apoptosis in Rat Mammary Glands following Combinational Exposure to Bisphenol A and Genistein. BMC Cancer, 14:379.   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-14-379.

M.S. Wolff, S.L. Teitelbaum, K. McGovern, G.C. Windham, S.M. Pinney, M. Galvez, A.M. Calafat, L.H. Kushi and F.M. Biro on behalf of the Breast Cancer and Environment Research Program (2014) Phthalate exposure and pubertal development in a longitudinal study of US girls. Hum. Reprod. (2014) doi: 10.1093/humrep/deu081 First published online: April 29, 2014 (article summary


Allicock M, Graves N, Gray K, Troester MA. African American Women’s Perspectives on Breast Cancer: Implications for Communicating Risk of Basal-like Breast Cancer. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 24.2 (2013): 753-767 (article summary)

Aupperlee MD, Leipprandt JR, Bennett JM, Schwartz RC, Haslam SZ.(2013) Amphiregulin mediates progesterone-induced mammary ductal development during puberty. Breast Cancer Research 2013, 15:R44 doi:10.1186/bcr3431. PMID: 23705924 (article summary)

Betancourt A, Mobley J, Wang J, Jenkins S, Chen D, Kyoko K, Russo J and Lamartiniere CA.  Alterations in the Rat Serum Proteome Induced by Prepubertal Exposure to Bisphenol A and Genistein. J Proteome Research. 13 (3), 1502–1514.,

Biro FM, Deardorff J. (2013) Identifying Opportunities for Cancer Prevention During Preadolescence and Adolescence: Puberty as a Window of Susceptibility. J Adolescent Health Volume 52, Issue 5, Supplement, May 2013, Pages S15–S20

Biro FM, Greenspan LC, Galvez MP, Pinney SM, Teitelbaum S, Windham GC, Deardorff J, Herrick RL, Succop PA, Hiatt RA, Kushi LH, Wolff MS. Onset of breast development in a longitudinal cohort. Pediatrics. 2013; Dec;132(6):1019-27. Epub 2013 Nov 4. PMID: 24190685; PMCID: PMC3838525. doi: 10.1542/peds.2012-3773

Brauer Ha, Makowski L, Hoadley KA, Casbas-Hernandez P, Lang LJ, Roman-Perez E, D’Arcy M, Freemerman AJ, Peruo CM, Troester MA. (2013) Impact of Tumor Microenvironment and Epithelial Phenotypes on Metabolism in Breast Cancer. Clin Cancer Res 19(3):571-85. Published OnlineFirst December 12, 2012. doi:10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-12-2123

Cheung, K.J., E. Gabrielson, Z. Werb & A. J. Ewald (2013). Collective invasion in breast cancer requires a conserved basal epithelial program. Cell.155: 1639-1651. PMID: 24332913; PMCID: PMC3941206

Galvez MP, McGovern K, Knuff C, Resnick S, Brenner B, Teitelbaum SL, Wolff MS. (2013) Associations between neighborhood resources and physical activity in inner-city minority children. Acad Pediatr. 2013 Jan-Feb;13(1):20-6. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2012.09.001

Hillman JB, Huang B, Pinney SM, Biro FM (2013) Early Pubertal Development and Insulin Sensitivity among School-Aged Girls: Mediation Via Adiposity. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 26:47-50

Kariagina A, Xie J, Langohr IM, Opreanu RC, Basson MD and Haslam SZ. Progesterone decreases levels of the adhesion protein E-cadherin and promotes invasiveness of steroid receptor positive breast cancers. Horm Cancer. 2013 Dec;4(6):371-80. doi: 10.1007/s12672-013-0158-6. Epub 2013 Aug 31

Kariagina A, Xie J, Langohr IM, Opreanu RC, Basson MD and Haslam SZ. Progesterone stimulates proliferation and promotes cytoplasmic localization of the cell cycle inhibitor p27 in steroid receptor positive. Horm Cancer. 2013 Dec;4(6):381-90. doi: 10.1007/s12672-013-0159-5. Epub 2013 Aug 31.

Lee MT, Ho SM, Tarapore P, Chung I and Leung YK. Estrogen receptor β isoform 5 confers sensitivity of breast cancer cell lines to chemotherapeutic agent-induced apoptosis through interaction with Bcl2L12. Neoplasia. 2013 Nov;15(11):1262-71. PMID: 24339738; PMC3858893.  (more)
Lee MT, Leung YK, Chung I, Tarapore P and Ho SM. Estrogen receptor β (ERβ1) transactivation is differentially modulated by the transcriptional coregulator Tip60 in a cis-acting element-dependent manner. J Biol Chem. 2013 Aug 30;288(35):25038-52. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M113.476952. Epub 2013 Jul 15. PubMed PMID: 23857583; PMC3757169.  (more)

Lemieux, G A, M. J. Keiser, M. F. Sassano, C. Laggner, F. Mayer, R. J. Bainton, Z. Werb, B. L. Roth, B. K. Shoichet & K. Ashrafi  (2013). In Silico Molecular Comparison of C. elegans and Mammalian Pharmacology Identify Distinct Targets That Regulate Feeding. PLoS Biol. 11(11): e1001712. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1001712

Maller O, Hansen KC, Lyons TR, Acerbi I, Weaver VM, Prekeris R, Tan AC, Schedin P. (2013). Collagen architecture in pregnancy-induced protection from breast cancer. J Cell Sci. 126(Pt 18):4108-10. 2013 Jul 10. [Epub ahead of print] PMCID: PMC3772386.

Mervish NA, Gardiner EW, Galvez MP, Kushi LH, Windham GC, Biro FM, Pinney SM, Rybak ME, Teitelbaum SL, Wolff MS. Dietary flavonol intake is associated with age of puberty in a longitudinal cohort of girls.Nutr Res. 2013 Jul;33(7):534-42. Epub 2013 May 31. PubMed PMID: 23827127; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3712760

Pinney SM, Biro FM, Windham GC, Herrick RL, Yaghjyan L, Calafat AM, Succop P, Sucharew H, Ball KM, Kato K, Kushi LH, Bornschein R. Serum biomarkers of polyfluoroalkyl compound exposure in young girls in Greater Cincinnati and the San Francisco Bay Area, USA. Environ Pollut. 2014 Jan;184:327-34. Epub 2013 Oct 1. PMID: 24095703; PMCID: PMC3846284, (article summary)

Plaks, V., A. Brenot, D. A. Lawson, J. Linneman, E. Van Kappel, K. Wong, F. de Sauvage, O. D. Klein & Z. Werb(2013). Lgr5-xpressing cells are suficient and necessary for postnatal mammary gland organogenesis. Cell Rep. 3 :70-78. [2013 Jan 23, Epub ahead of print]. PMCID: PMC3563842

Plaks V, Koopman CD, Werb Z (2013). Circulating Tumor Cells, Science, 341, 1186. doi: 10.1126/science.1235226

Plaks, V., J.  Rinkenberger, J. Dai, M. Flannery, M. Sund, K. Kanasak, W. Ni, R. Kalluri & Z. Werb (2013). Matrix metalloproteinase-9 deficiency phenocopies features of preeclampsia and intrauterine growth restriction. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 110:11109-11114. [Epub June 17]. PMCID: PMC3704020

Smith SW, Clark-Hitt R, Nazione S, Russell J, Silk KJ, Atkin CK. The effects of heuristic cues, motivation, and ability on systematic processing of information about breast cancer environmental factors. Journal of Health Communication. 2013;18:845-865. doi:10.1080/10810730.2013.768722 (article summary)

Smits BMG, Haag JD, Rissman AI, Sharma D, Tran A, et al. (2013) The Gene Desert Mammary Carcinoma Susceptibility Locus Mcs1a Regulates Nr2f1Modifying Mammary Epithelial Cell Differentiation and Proliferation. PLoS Genet 9(6): e1003549. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1003549.

Sundaram S, Freemerman AJ, Johnson AR, Milner JJ, McNaughton KK, Galanko JA, Bendt KM, Darr DB, Perou CM, Troester MA, Makowski L (2013) Role of HGF in obesity-associated tumorigenesis: C3(1)-TAg mice as a model for human basal-like breast cancer. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment vol 142 3:489-503. doi: 10.1007/s10549-013-2741-5 (article summary)

Sundaram S, Johnson AR and Makowski L. Obesity, metabolism and the microenvironment: Links to cancer. J Carcinog. 2013 12:19. (Published online 2013 Oct 9) doi: 10.4103/1477-3163.119606. PMC3816318

Vangeepuram N, McGovern KJ, Teitelbaum S, Galvez MP, Pinney SM, Biro FM, Kushi LH, Wolff MS. Asthma and physical activity in multiracial girls from three US sites. J Asthma. 2014 Mar;51(2):193-9. Epub 2013 Nov 15. PMID: 24192016

Zhao Y, Tan YS, Aupperlee MD, Langohr IM, Kirk EL, Troester MA, Schwartz RC, Haslam SZ. (2013) Pubertal high fat diet: effects on mammary cancer development. Breast Cancer Research. 15(5):R100 (article summary, press release)


Betancourt AM, Wang J, Jenkins S, Mobley J, Russo J, Lamartiniere CA. Altered carcinogenesis and proteome in mammary glands of rats after prepubertal exposures to the hormonally active chemicals bisphenol a and genistein. J Nutr. 2012 Jul;142(7):1382S-8S. Epub 2012 May 30. PMID:22649256

Biro FM, Greenspan LC, Galvez MP. Puberty in girls of the 21st century. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2012 Oct;25(5):289-94. doi: 10.1016/j.jpag.2012.05.009. Epub 2012 Jul 27. PMID:22841372

Cohn BA, Terry MB, Plumb M, Cirillo PM. Exposure to polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congeners measured shortly after giving birth and subsequent risk of maternal breast cancer before age 50.Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012 Sep 28. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:23053646

Deardorff J, Fyfe M, Ekwaru JP, Kushi LH, Greenspan LC, Yen IH. Does Neighborhood Environment Influence Girls’ Pubertal Onset? Findings from a Cohort Study. BMC Pediatrics 2012, 12:27

Ewald AJ, Huebner RJ, Palsdottir H, Lee JK, Perez MJ, Jorgens DM, Tauscher AN, Cheung KJ, Werb Z, Auer M. Mammary collective cell migration involves transient loss of epithelial features and individual cell migration within the epithelium. J Cell Sci.125:2638-2654. [Epub 17 Feb] PMID: 22344263; PMCID: PMC3403234. doi: 10.1242/jcs.096875

Fernandez SV, Huang Y, Snider KE, Zhou Y, Pogash TJ and Russo J. Expression and DNA methylation changes in human breast epithelial cells after bisphenol A exposure. Int J Oncol. 2012 Jul;41(1):369-77. doi: 10.3892/ijo.2012.1444. Epub 2012 Apr 20   PMC3466112

Ho SM, Johnson A, Tarapore P, Janakiram V, Zhang X and Leung YK. Environmental epigenetics and its implication on disease risk and health outcomes. ILAR J. 2012;53(3-4):289-305. doi: 10.1093/ilar.53.3-4.289. PMCID: PMC4021822   (more)

This is a review article summarizing all known epigenetic effects of environmental chemicals on disease risk and health outcomes, with specific discussion on windows of susceptibility.

Jenkins S, Betancourt AM, Wang J, Lamartiniere CA. Endocrine-active chemicals in mammary cancer causation and prevention. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2012 Apr;129(3-5):191-200. Epub 2011 Jun 23. Review. PMID:21729753

Justice M, Greenburg G, Hernick AD, Monroe P. Disseminating Research Findings to the Community: Breast Cancer Advocates Conduct Education Forums. Environmental Justice 2012, 5(3):128-132. doi:10.1089/env.2011.0008

Lam HM, Suresh Babu CV, Wang J, Yuan Y, Lam YW, Ho SM and Leung YK. Phosphorylation of human estrogen receptor-beta at serine 105 inhibits breast cancer cell migration and invasion. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2012 Jul 6;358(1):27-35. doi: 10.1016/j.mce.2012.02.012. Epub 2012 Feb 19. PMC3348253   (more)

This manuscript describes the important role of phosphorylation on estrogen receptor beta action. This may be a new direction of how environmental estrogens disrupt estrogen signaling in mammary glands, particularly during critical period of active development.


LaPlante C, Smith SW, Kotowski M, Nazione S, Stohl C, Prestin A, So J, Nabi R. An Initial Investigation into Naturally Occurring Loss- and Gain-Framed Memorable Breast Cancer Messages.  Communication Quarterly, 60, 1-16. PMC3332232

Littlepage LE, Adler AS, Kouros-Mehr H, Huang G, Chou J, Krig SR, Griffith OL, Korkola JE, Qu K, Lawson DA, Xue Q, Sternlicht MD, Dijkgraaf GJP, Yaswen P, Rugo HS, Sweeney CA, Collins CC, Gray JW, Chang HY, Werb Z.. The Transcription Factor ZNF217 Is a Prognostic Biomarker and Therapeutic Target during Breast Cancer Progression. Cancer Discovery 2012;2:638-651. Published Online First May 10, 2012, doi: 10.1158/2159-8290.CD-12-0093

Lu P, Weaver VM, Werb Z. The extracellular matrix: A dynamic niche in cancer progression. J Cell Biol. 196(4):395-406

Mervish N, Blount B, Valentin-Blasini L, Brenner B, Galvez MP, Wolff MS, Teitelbaum SL. Temporal variability in urinary concentrations of perchlorate, nitrate, thiocyanate and iodide among children. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2012 22(2):212-8. DOI: 10.1038/jes.2011.44 [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22166811, PMCID: PMC3288286

Meyer G, Leipprandt J, Xie J, Aupperlee MD and Haslam SZ. A potential role of progestin-induced laminin-5/alpha6-integrin signaling in the formation of side branches in the mammary gland. Endocrinology. 2012 Oct;153(10):4990-5001. Epub 2012 Aug 21. PMC3512027

Nguyen-Ngoc KV, Cheung KJ, Brenot A, Shamir ER, Gray RS, Hines WC, Yaswen P, Werb Z, Ewald AJ. ECM microenvironment regulates collective migration and local dissemination in normal and malignant mammary epithelium. PNAS, 2012 109 (39) E2595–E2604. published online August 23, 2012, doi:10.1073/pnas.1212834109

Osuch J, Silk K, Price C, Barlow J, Miller K, Hernick A, Fonfa A. A Historical Perspective on Breast Cancer Activism in the United States: From Education and Support to Partnership in Scientific Research. Journal of Women’s Health 2012 21(3):355-62. DOI: 10.1089/jwh.2011.2862

Partanen JI, Tervonen T, Myllynen M, Lind E, Imai M, Katajisto P, Dijkgraaf GJP, Kovanen P, Mäkelä T, Werb Z & Klefstrom J. Tumor suppressor function of Liver Kinase B1 (Lkb1) is linked to regulation of epithelial integrity. PNAS 2012 109 (7) E388–E397; published ahead of print January 20, 2012, doi:10.1073/pnas.1120421109

Pirone JR, D’Arcy M, Stewart DA, Hines WC, Johnson M, Gould MN, Yaswen P, Jerry DJ, Schneider SS, Troester MA. Age-Associated Gene Expression in Normal Breast Tissue Mirrors Qualitative Age-at-Incidence Patterns for Breast Cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012 Oct;21(10):1735-44. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-12-0451. Epub 2012 Aug 2. PMID:22859400; PMCID: PMC3684707

Román-Pérez E, Casbas-Hernández P, Pirone JR, Rein J, Carey LA, Lubet RA, Mani SA, Amos KD,Troester MA. Gene expression in extratumoral microenvironment predicts clinical outcome in breast cancer patients. Breast Cancer Res. 2012 Mar 19;14(2):R51. PMID:22429463

Sampey BP, Freemerman AJ, Zhang J, Kuan P-F, Galanko JA, O’Connell TM, Ilkayeva OR, Muehlbauer MJ, Stevens RD, Newgard CB, Brauer HA, Troester MA, Makowski L. Metabolomic Profiling Reveals Mitochondrial-Derived Lipid Biomarkers That Drive Obesity-Associated Inflammation. PLoS ONE 7(6): e38812. DOIi:10.1371/journal.pone.0038812

Silk KJ, Nazione S, Neuberger L, Smith S and Atkin C. Investigating the Impact of Message Format, Involvement, Scientific Literacy, and Education on Attitude Toward Reducing Cancer Risk. Journal of Cancer Education March;27(1):172-178

Stewart DA, Yang Y, Makowski L, Troester MA.Basal-like breast cancer cells induce phenotypic and genomic changes in macrophages. Mol Cancer Res. 2012 Jun;10(6):727-38. Epub 2012 Apr 24.PMID:22532586

Teitelbaum SL, Mervish N, L Moshier E, Vangeepuram N, Galvez MP, Calafat AM, Silva MJ, L Brenner B, Wolff MS. Associations between phthalate metabolite urinary concentrations and body size measures in New York City children. Environ Res. 2012 Jan 3. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22222007

Vangeepuram N, Galvez MP, Teitelbaum SL, Brenner B, Wolff MS. The Association between Parental Perception of Neighborhood Safety and Asthma Diagnosis in Ethnic Minority Urban Children. J Urban Health. 2012 Oct;89(5):758-68. doi: 10.1007/s11524-012-9679-5

Vangeepuram N, Mervish N, Galvez MP, Brenner B, Wolff MS. Dietary and Physical Activity Behaviors of New York City Children From Different Ethnic Minority Subgroups. Acad Pediatr. 2012 Sep 15. pii: S1876-2859(12)00190-8. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2012.06.014. [Epub ahead of print]

Zhao Y, Tan YS, Strynar MJ, Perez G, Haslam SZ and Yang C. Perfluorooctanoic acid effects on ovaries mediate its inhibition of peripubertal mammary gland development in Balb/c and C57Bl/6 mice. Reprod Toxicol. 2012 Jul;33(4):563-76. doi: 10.1016/j.reprotox.2012.02.004. Epub 2012 Mar 5. PMC3362693


Deardorff J, Ekwaru JP, Kushi LH, Ellis BJ, Greenspan LC, Mirabedi A, Landaverde EG, Hiatt RA. (2010) Father Absence, Body Mass Index, and Pubertal Timing in Girls: Differential Effects by Family Income and Ethnicity. J Adol Health. 2011 48,5:441-447. Published online Sept 20, 2010. (show more/hide) (article summary) DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2010.07.032. PMC3079910

Ewald AJ, Z. Werb & M. Egeblad (2011). Dynamic, long-term in vivo imaging of tumor-stroma interactions in mouse models of breast cancer using spinning-disk confocal microscopy. Cold Spring Harb. Protoc. 2011 Feb 1; doi: 10.1101/pdb.top97. PMID: 21285277.

Ewald AJ, Z. Werb & M. Egeblad (2011). Monitoring of vital signs for long-term survival of mice under anesthesia. Cold Spring Harb. Protoc. 2011 Feb 1;2011:pdb.prot5563. doi: 10.1101/pdb.prot5563. PMID: 21285263.

Ewald AJ, Z. Werb & M. Egeblad (2011). Preparation of mice for long-term intravital imaging of the mammary gland. Cold Spring Harb. Protoc. 2011 Feb 1;2011:pdb.prot5562. doi: 10.1101/pdb.prot5562. PMID: 21285262

Hernick AD, Brown MK, Pinney SM, Biro FM, Ball KM, Bornschein RL (2011). Sharing Unexpected Biomarker Results with Study Participants (commentary). Environ Health Perspect 119(1): doi:10.1289/ehp.1001988 (article summary) PMC3018486

Jenkins S, Wang J, Eltoum I, Desmond R, Lamartiniere CA. (2011) Chronic Oral Exposure to Bisphenol A Results in a Nonmonotonic Dose Response in Mammary Carcinogenesis and Metastasis in MMTV-erbB2 Mice. Environ Health Perspect 119(11): doi:10.1289/ehp.1103850

Khokha R, & Z. Werb (2011). Mammary gland reprogramming: metalloproteinases couple form with function. Cold Spring Harb. Perspect. Biol. 3:a004333. doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a004333 [2010 Nov 24. Epub ahead of print]. PMID:21106646

Lamartiniere CA, Jenkins S, Betancourt AM, Wang J and Russo J. Exposure to the Endocrine Disruptor Bisphenol A Alters Susceptibility for Mammary Cancer. Horm Mol Biol Clin Investig. 2011 Mar 1;5(2):45-52. PMC3115692.

Lemieux, G. A., J. Liu, N. Mayer, R. J. Bainton, K. Ashrafi & Z. Werb (2011). A whole organism screen identifies novel regulators of fat storage. Nature Chem. Biol. 7:206-213. [Mar 13.  Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 21390037

Leung CW, Laraia BA, Kelly M, Nickleach D, Adler NE, Kushi LH, Yen IH (2011). The influence of neighborhood food stores on change in young girls’ body mass index. Am J Prev Med. 2011 Jul;41(1):43-51. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2011.03.013 PMID: 21665062

Jose I. Lopez, Inkyung Kang, Weon-Kyoo You, Donald M. McDonald and Valerie M. Weaver. In situ force mapping of mammary gland transformation Integr. Biol., 2011, 3, 910-921. PMID: 21842067

Lu P, K. Takai, VM Weaver & Z Werb (2011). Extracellular matrix degradation and remodeling in development and disease. Cold Spring Harb. Perspect. Biol. doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a005058. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 21917992

Moral R, Santucci-Pereira J, Wang R, Russo IH, Lamartiniere CA, Russo J (2011) In utero exposure to butyl benzyl phthalate induces modifications in the morphology and the gene expression profile of the mammary gland an experimental study in rats. Environmental Health 2011, 10:5

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Neuberger L, Silk KJ, Yun D, Bowman ND, Anderson J. (2011) Concern as motivation for protection: an investigation of mothers’ concern about daughters’ breast cancer risk. J Health Commun. 2011 Nov;16(10):1055-71. doi: 10.1080/10810730.2011.571339. Epub 2011 Jun 22. PMC3295740

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Mukhopadhyay R, Costes SV, Bazarov AV, Hines WC, Barcellos-Hoff MH, and Yaswen P. (2010) Promotion of variant human mammary epithelial cell outgrowth by ionizing radiation: an agent-based model supported by in vitro studies. Breast Cancer Res. 2010 Feb 10;12(1):R11. doi:10.1186/bcr2477, PMID: 20146798 (article summary)

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Shelton D, Fernandez-Gonzalez R, Illa-Bochaca I, Ortiz de Solorzano C, Barcellos-Hoff M, Welm B. (2010) Use of stem cell markers in dissociated mammary populations. In Methods in Molecular Biology: Protocols for Adult Stem Cells, 621:49-55. I Conboy, D Schaffer, MH Barcellos-Hoff, S Li, editors. Humana Press, Totowa, NJ.

Smith SW, Hame LM, Kotowski MR, Nazione S, LaPlante C, Atkin CK, Stohl C & Skubisz C. (2010) Action tendency emotions associated with memorable breast cancer messages.  Health Communication, 25:737-746. doi:10.1080/10410236.2010.521916. PMC3059500

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Barcellos-Hoff MH and Nguyen DH. (2009) Radiation Carcinogenesis in Context: How Do Irradiated Tissues Become Turmors? Health Physics 97:446-457

Biro FM, Wolff MS, Kushi L. (2009)  Impact of Yesterday’s Genes and Today’s Diet and Chemicals on Tomorrow’s Women. J of Ped and Adolescent Gynecology 22:3-6

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Santos, S. J., M. D. Aupperlee, J. Xie, S. Durairaj, R. Miksicek, S. E. Conrad, J. R. Leipprandt, Y. S. Tan, R. C. Schwartz, and S. Z. Haslam. 2009. Progesterone receptor A-regulated gene expression in mammary organoid cultures. J. Steroid Biochem. and Molec. Biol. 5: 161-172.

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Smith SW, Nazione S, LaPlante C, Kotowski M, Atkin C, Skubisz C, Stohl C. (2009) Topics and sources of memorable breast cancer messages and their impact on prevention and detection behaviors. J of Health Communication 14:293-307. Published online May 13, 2009. PMC2718320

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Yang CF, Tan Y, Harkema J, Haslam S. (2009) Differential effects of peripubertal exposure to perfluorooctanoic acid on mammary gland development in C57BL/6 and Balb/c mouse strains. Reproductive Toxicology 27:299-306 DOI:10.1016/j.reprotox.2008.110.003

Yun D, Silk KJ, Bowman ND, Neuberger L, Atkin CK (2009). Mothers’ Intentions to Teach Adolescent Daughters about Breast Cancer Risk Reduction Activities: The Influence of Self-Efficacy, Response Efficacy, & Personal Responsibility. Communication Research Reports : CRR. 26(2):134-145. doi:10.1080/08824090902861606. PMC2771861


Atkin C, Smith SW, McFeters C, Ferguson V. (2008). A Comprehensive Analysis of Breast Cancer News Coverage in Leading Media Outlets Focusing on Environmental Risks and Prevention. J of Health Communication 13:3-19. DOI: 10.1080/10810730701806912. PMC2819383

Barcellos-Hoff MH. (2008) Cancer as an emergent phenomenon in radiation systems biology. Radiat Environ Biophys 47:33-38

Egeblad M, Ewald AJ, Askautrud HA, Truitt ML, Welm BE, Bainbridge E, Peeters G, Krummel MJ, Werb Z (2008). Visualizing Stromal Cell Dynamics in Different Tumor Microenvironments by Spinning Disk Confocal Microscopy. Disease Models & Mechanisms 1:155-167. doi:10.1242/dmm.000596

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Lu P, Ewald AJ, Martin GR, Werb Z (2008). Genetic Mosaic Analysis Reveals FGF Receptor 2 Function in Terminal End Buds During Mammary Gland Branching Morphogenesis. Developmental Biology 321:77–87. doi:10.1016/j.ydbio.2008.06.005

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