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Chitra Amarasiriwardena

TitleASSISTANT PROFESSOR
InstitutionMount Sinai
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    1. Sagiv SK, Thurston SW, Bellinger DC, Amarasiriwardena C, Korrick SA. Prenatal exposure to mercury and fish consumption during pregnancy and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder-related behavior in children. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012 Dec; 166(12):1123-31.
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    2. Lambrou A, Baccarelli A, Wright RO, Weisskopf M, Bollati V, Amarasiriwardena C, Vokonas P, Schwartz J. Arsenic exposure and DNA methylation among elderly men. Epidemiology. 2012 Sep; 23(5):668-76.
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    3. Tran NQ, Tabor S, Amarasiriwardena CJ, Kulczyk AW, Richardson CC. Characterization of a nucleotide kinase encoded by bacteriophage T7. J Biol Chem. 2012 Aug 24; 287(35):29468-78.
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    4. Sengupta P, Basu S, Soni S, Pandey A, Roy B, Oh MS, Chin KT, Paraskar AS, Sarangi S, Connor Y, Sabbisetti VS, Kopparam J, Kulkarni A, Muto K, Amarasiriwardena C, Jayawardene I, Lupoli N, Dinulescu DM, Bonventre JV, Mashelkar RA, Sengupta S. Cholesterol-tethered platinum II-based supramolecular nanoparticle increases antitumor efficacy and reduces nephrotoxicity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Jul 10; 109(28):11294-9.
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    5. Claus Henn B, Schnaas L, Ettinger AS, Schwartz J, Lamadrid-Figueroa H, Hernández-Avila M, Amarasiriwardena C, Hu H, Bellinger DC, Wright RO, Téllez-Rojo MM. Associations of early childhood manganese and lead coexposure with neurodevelopment. Environ Health Perspect. 2012 Jan; 120(1):126-31.
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    6. Mordukhovich I, Wright RO, Hu H, Amarasiriwardena C, Baccarelli A, Litonjua A, Sparrow D, Vokonas P, Schwartz J. Associations of toenail arsenic, cadmium, mercury, manganese, and lead with blood pressure in the normative aging study. Environ Health Perspect. 2012 Jan; 120(1):98-104.
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    7. Nie LH, Wright RO, Bellinger DC, Hussain J, Amarasiriwardena C, Chettle DR, Pejovic-Milic A, Woolf A, Shannon M. Blood lead levels and cumulative blood lead index (CBLI) as predictors of late neurodevelopment in lead poisoned children. Biomarkers. 2011 Sep; 16(6):517-24.
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    8. Liu J, Kohler JE, Blass AL, Moncaster JA, Mocofanescu A, Marcus MA, Blakely EA, Bjornstad KA, Amarasiriwardena C, Casey N, Goldstein LE, Soybel DI. Demand for Zn2+ in acid-secreting gastric mucosa and its requirement for intracellular Ca2+. PLoS One. 2011; 6(6):e19638.
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    9. Paraskar A, Soni S, Basu S, Amarasiriwardena CJ, Lupoli N, Srivats S, Roy RS, Sengupta S. Rationally engineered polymeric cisplatin nanoparticles for improved antitumor efficacy. Nanotechnology. 2011 Jul 1; 22(26):265101.
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    10. Raviraja A, Vishal Babu GN, Sehgal A, Saper RB, Jayawardene I, Amarasiriwardena CJ, Venkatesh T. Three cases of lead toxicity associated with consumption of ayurvedic medicines. Indian J Clin Biochem. 2010 Jul; 25(3):326-9.
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    11. Claus Henn B, Ettinger AS, Schwartz J, Téllez-Rojo MM, Lamadrid-Figueroa H, Hernández-Avila M, Schnaas L, Amarasiriwardena C, Bellinger DC, Hu H, Wright RO. Early postnatal blood manganese levels and children's neurodevelopment. Epidemiology. 2010 Jul; 21(4):433-9.
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    12. Mordukhovich I, Wright RO, Amarasiriwardena C, Baja E, Baccarelli A, Suh H, Sparrow D, Vokonas P, Schwartz J. Association between low-level environmental arsenic exposure and QT interval duration in a general population study. Am J Epidemiol. 2009 Sep 15; 170(6):739-46.
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    13. Zota AR, Ettinger AS, Bouchard M, Amarasiriwardena CJ, Schwartz J, Hu H, Wright RO. Maternal blood manganese levels and infant birth weight. Epidemiology. 2009 May; 20(3):367-73.
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    14. Ettinger AS, Zota AR, Amarasiriwardena CJ, Hopkins MR, Schwartz J, Hu H, Wright RO. Maternal arsenic exposure and impaired glucose tolerance during pregnancy. Environ Health Perspect. 2009 Jul; 117(7):1059-64.
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    15. Lampe BJ, Park SK, Robins T, Mukherjee B, Litonjua AA, Amarasiriwardena C, Weisskopf M, Sparrow D, Hu H. Association between 24-hour urinary cadmium and pulmonary function among community-exposed men: the VA Normative Aging Study. Environ Health Perspect. 2008 Sep; 116(9):1226-30.
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    16. Oken E, Radesky JS, Wright RO, Bellinger DC, Amarasiriwardena CJ, Kleinman KP, Hu H, Gillman MW. Maternal fish intake during pregnancy, blood mercury levels, and child cognition at age 3 years in a US cohort. Am J Epidemiol. 2008 May 15; 167(10):1171-81.
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    17. Wright RO, Amarasiriwardena C, Woolf AD, Jim R, Bellinger DC. Neuropsychological correlates of hair arsenic, manganese, and cadmium levels in school-age children residing near a hazardous waste site. Neurotoxicology. 2006 Mar; 27(2):210-6.
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    18. Ettinger AS, Téllez-Rojo MM, Amarasiriwardena C, Peterson KE, Schwartz J, Aro A, Hu H, Hernández-Avila M. Influence of maternal bone lead burden and calcium intake on levels of lead in breast milk over the course of lactation. Am J Epidemiol. 2006 Jan 1; 163(1):48-56.
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    19. Oken E, Wright RO, Kleinman KP, Bellinger D, Amarasiriwardena CJ, Hu H, Rich-Edwards JW, Gillman MW. Maternal fish consumption, hair mercury, and infant cognition in a U.S. Cohort. Environ Health Perspect. 2005 Oct; 113(10):1376-80.
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    20. Farias P, Echavarria M, Hernandez-Avila M, Villanueva C, Amarasiriwardena C, Hernandez L, Aro A, Hu H. Bone, blood and semen lead in men with environmental and moderate occupational exposure. Int J Environ Health Res. 2005 Feb; 15(1):21-31.
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    21. Ettinger AS, Téllez-Rojo MM, Amarasiriwardena C, Bellinger D, Peterson K, Schwartz J, Hu H, Hernández-Avila M. Effect of breast milk lead on infant blood lead levels at 1 month of age. Environ Health Perspect. 2004 Oct; 112(14):1381-5.
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    22. Tsaih SW, Korrick S, Schwartz J, Amarasiriwardena C, Aro A, Sparrow D, Hu H. Lead, diabetes, hypertension, and renal function: the normative aging study. Environ Health Perspect. 2004 Aug; 112(11):1178-82.
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    23. Ettinger AS, Téllez-Rojo MM, Amarasiriwardena C, González-Cossío T, Peterson KE, Aro A, Hu H, Hernández-Avila M. Levels of lead in breast milk and their relation to maternal blood and bone lead levels at one month postpartum. Environ Health Perspect. 2004 Jun; 112(8):926-31.
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    24. Kim JY, Hauser R, Wand MP, Herrick RF, Amarasiriwardena CJ, Christiani DC. The association of expired nitric oxide with occupational particulate metal exposure. Environ Res. 2003 Oct; 93(2):158-66.
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    25. Chen YC, Amarasiriwardena CJ, Hsueh YM, Christiani DC. Stability of arsenic species and insoluble arsenic in human urine. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2002 Nov; 11(11):1427-33.
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    26. Woolf A, Wright R, Amarasiriwardena C, Bellinger D. A child with chronic manganese exposure from drinking water. Environ Health Perspect. 2002 Jun; 110(6):613-6.
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    27. Tsaih SW, Korrick S, Schwartz J, Lee ML, Amarasiriwardena C, Aro A, Sparrow D, Hu H. Influence of bone resorption on the mobilization of lead from bone among middle-aged and elderly men: the Normative Aging Study. Environ Health Perspect. 2001 Oct; 109(10):995-9.
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    28. Counter SA, Buchanan LH, Ortega F, Amarasiriwardena C, Hu H. Environmental lead contamination and pediatric lead intoxication in an Andean Ecuadorian village. Int J Occup Environ Health. 2000 Jul-Sep; 6(3):169-76.
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    29. Aro A, Amarasiriwardena C, Lee ML, Kim R, Hu H. Validation of K x-ray fluorescence bone lead measurements by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry in cadaver legs. Med Phys. 2000 Jan; 27(1):119-23.
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    30. Tsaih SW, Schwartz J, Lee ML, Amarasiriwardena C, Aro A, Sparrow D, Hu H. The independent contribution of bone and erythrocyte lead to urinary lead among middle-aged and elderly men: the normative aging study. Environ Health Perspect. 1999 May; 107(5):391-6.
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    31. Chen KL, Amarasiriwardena CJ, Christiani DC. Determination of total arsenic concentrations in nails by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Biol Trace Elem Res. 1999 Feb; 67(2):109-25.
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    32. Wright RO, Hu H, Maher TJ, Amarasiriwardena C, Chaiyakul P, Woolf AD, Shannon MW. Effect of iron deficiency anemia on lead distribution after intravenous dosing in rats. Toxicol Ind Health. 1998 Jul-Aug; 14(4):547-51.
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    33. Amarasiriwardena CJ, Lupoli N, Potula V, Korrick S, Hu H. Determination of the total arsenic concentration in human urine by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry: a comparison of the accuracy of three analytical methods. Analyst. 1998 Mar; 123(3):441-5.
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    34. Kim M, Atallah MT, Amarasiriwardena C, Barnes R. Pectin with low molecular weight and high degree of esterification increases absorption of 58Fe in growing rats. J Nutr. 1996 Jul; 126(7):1883-90.
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    35. Kim R, Aro A, Rotnitzky A, Amarasiriwardena C, Hu H. K x-ray fluorescence measurements of bone lead concentration: the analysis of low-level data. Phys Med Biol. 1995 Sep; 40(9):1475-85.
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    36. Aro AC, Todd AC, Amarasiriwardena C, Hu H. Improvements in the calibration of 109Cd K x-ray fluorescence systems for measuring bone lead in vivo. Phys Med Biol. 1994 Dec; 39(12):2263-71.
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