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David Sparrow, D.SC.

TitleLecturer on Medicine
InstitutionBrigham and Women's Hospital
DepartmentMedicine
AddressVA Medical Center
150 Huntington Ave
Jamaica Plain MA 02130
Phone617/232-9500
Fax617/264-6700

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  1. Mehta AJ, Zanobetti A, Koutrakis P, Mittleman MA, Sparrow D, Vokonas P, Schwartz J. Associations Between Short-term Changes in Air Pollution and Correlates of Arterial Stiffness: The Veterans Affairs Normative Aging Study, 2007-2011. Am J Epidemiol. 2014 Jan 15; 179(2):192-9.
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  2. Power MC, Tchetgen EJ, Sparrow D, Schwartz J, Weisskopf MG. Blood pressure and cognition: factors that may account for their inconsistent association. Epidemiology. 2013 Nov; 24(6):886-93.
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  3. Eum KD, Wang FT, Schwartz J, Hersh CP, Kelsey K, Wright RO, Spiro A, Sparrow D, Hu H, Weisskopf MG. Modifying roles of glutathione S-transferase polymorphisms on the association between cumulative lead exposure and cognitive function. Neurotoxicology. 2013 Dec; 39:65-71.
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  4. Wilker EH, Mittleman MA, Coull BA, Gryparis A, Bots ML, Schwartz J, Sparrow D. Long-term Exposure to Black Carbon and Carotid Intima-Media Thickness: The Normative Aging Study. Environ Health Perspect. 2013 Sep; 121(9):1061-7.
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  5. Grashow R, Miller MW, McKinney A, Nie LH, Sparrow D, Hu H, Weisskopf MG. Lead exposure and fear-potentiated startle in the VA Normative Aging Study: A pilot study of a novel physiological approach to investigating neurotoxicant effects. Neurotoxicol Teratol. 2013 Jul-Aug; 38:21-8.
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  6. Alexeeff SE, Baccarelli AA, Halonen J, Coull BA, Wright RO, Tarantini L, Bollati V, Sparrow D, Vokonas P, Schwartz J. Association between blood pressure and DNA methylation of retrotransposons and pro-inflammatory genes. Int J Epidemiol. 2013 Feb; 42(1):270-80.
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  7. Grashow R, Spiro A, Taylor KM, Newton K, Shrairman R, Landau A, Sparrow D, Hu H, Weisskopf M. Cumulative lead exposure in community-dwelling adults and fine motor function: Comparing standard and novel tasks in the VA Normative Aging Study. Neurotoxicology. 2013 Mar; 35:154-61.
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  8. Siedlinski M, Tingley D, Lipman PJ, Cho MH, Litonjua AA, Sparrow D, Bakke P, Gulsvik A, Lomas DA, Anderson W, Kong X, Rennard SI, Beaty TH, Hokanson JE, Crapo JD, Lange C, Silverman EK. Dissecting direct and indirect genetic effects on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) susceptibility. Hum Genet. 2013 Apr; 132(4):431-41.
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  9. Sordillo JE, Lange NE, Tarantini L, Bollati V, Zanobetti A, Sparrow D, Vokonas P, Schwartz J, Baccarelli A, Demeo D, Litonjua AA. Allergen sensitization is associated with increased DNA methylation in older men. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2013; 161(1):37-43.
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  10. Lange NE, Sordillo J, Tarantini L, Bollati V, Sparrow D, Vokonas P, Zanobetti A, Schwartz J, Baccarelli A, Litonjua AA, Demeo DL. Alu and LINE-1 methylation and lung function in the normative ageing study. BMJ Open. 2012; 2(5).
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  11. Lange NE, Sparrow D, Vokonas P, Litonjua AA. Vitamin D deficiency, smoking, and lung function in the Normative Aging Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2012 Oct 1; 186(7):616-21.
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  12. Madrigano J, Baccarelli A, Mittleman MA, Sparrow D, Spiro A, Vokonas PS, Cantone L, Kubzansky L, Schwartz J. Air pollution and DNA methylation: interaction by psychological factors in the VA Normative Aging Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2012 Aug 1; 176(3):224-32.
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  13. Lepeule J, Baccarelli A, Motta V, Cantone L, Litonjua AA, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Schwartz J. Gene promoter methylation is associated with lung function in the elderly: the Normative Aging Study. Epigenetics. 2012 Mar; 7(3):261-9.
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  14. Madrigano J, Baccarelli A, Mittleman MA, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Tarantini L, Schwartz J. Aging and epigenetics: longitudinal changes in gene-specific DNA methylation. Epigenetics. 2012 Jan 1; 7(1):63-70.
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  15. Peters JL, Kubzansky LD, Ikeda A, Fang SC, Sparrow D, Weisskopf MG, Wright RO, Vokonas P, Hu H, Schwartz J. Lead concentrations in relation to multiple biomarkers of cardiovascular disease: the Normative Aging Study. Environ Health Perspect. 2012 Mar; 120(3):361-6.
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  16. Cho MH, Castaldi PJ, Wan ES, Siedlinski M, Hersh CP, Demeo DL, Himes BE, Sylvia JS, Klanderman BJ, Ziniti JP, Lange C, Litonjua AA, Sparrow D, Regan EA, Make BJ, Hokanson JE, Murray T, Hetmanski JB, Pillai SG, Kong X, Anderson WH, Tal-Singer R, Lomas DA, Coxson HO, Edwards LD, MacNee W, Vestbo J, Yates JC, Agusti A, Calverley PM, Celli B, Crim C, Rennard S, Wouters E, Bakke P, Gulsvik A, Crapo JD, Beaty TH, Silverman EK. A genome-wide association study of COPD identifies a susceptibility locus on chromosome 19q13. Hum Mol Genet. 2012 Feb 15; 21(4):947-57.
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  17. Peters JL, Kubzansky LD, Ikeda A, Spiro A, Wright RO, Weisskopf MG, Kim D, Sparrow D, Nie LH, Hu H, Schwartz J. Childhood and adult socioeconomic position, cumulative lead levels, and pessimism in later life: the VA Normative Aging Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2011 Dec 15; 174(12):1345-53.
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  18. Ikeda A, Schwartz J, Peters JL, Fang S, Spiro A, Sparrow D, Vokonas P, Kubzansky LD. Optimism in relation to inflammation and endothelial dysfunction in older men: the VA Normative Aging Study. Psychosom Med. 2011 Oct; 73(8):664-71.
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  19. 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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  20. Sparrow D, Gottlieb DJ, Demolles D, Fielding RA. Increases in muscle strength and balance using a resistance training program administered via a telecommunications system in older adults. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2011 Nov; 66(11):1251-7.
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  21. Wilker E, Korrick S, Nie LH, Sparrow D, Vokonas P, Coull B, Wright RO, Schwartz J, Hu H. Longitudinal changes in bone lead levels: the VA Normative Aging Study. J Occup Environ Med. 2011 Aug; 53(8):850-5.
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  22. Weuve J, Glymour MM, Hu H, Sparrow D, Spiro A, Vokonas PS, Litonjua AA. Forced expiratory volume in 1 second and cognitive aging in men. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011 Jul; 59(7):1283-92.
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  23. Kubzansky LD, Park N, Peterson C, Vokonas P, Sparrow D. Healthy psychological functioning and incident coronary heart disease: the importance of self-regulation. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2011 Apr; 68(4):400-8.
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  24. Eum KD, Nie LH, Schwartz J, Vokonas PS, Sparrow D, Hu H, Weisskopf MG. Prospective cohort study of lead exposure and electrocardiographic conduction disturbances in the Department of Veterans Affairs Normative Aging Study. Environ Health Perspect. 2011 Jul; 119(7):940-4.
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  25. Madrigano J, Baccarelli A, Mittleman MA, Wright RO, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Tarantini L, Schwartz J. Prolonged exposure to particulate pollution, genes associated with glutathione pathways, and DNA methylation in a cohort of older men. Environ Health Perspect. 2011 Jul; 119(7):977-82.
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  26. Ren C, O'Neill MS, Park SK, Sparrow D, Vokonas P, Schwartz J. Ambient temperature, air pollution, and heart rate variability in an aging population. Am J Epidemiol. 2011 May 1; 173(9):1013-21.
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  27. Alexeeff SE, Coull BA, Gryparis A, Suh H, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Schwartz J. Medium-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution and markers of inflammation and endothelial function. Environ Health Perspect. 2011 Apr; 119(4):481-6.
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  28. Hersh CP, Silverman EK, Gascon J, Bhattacharya S, Klanderman BJ, Litonjua AA, Lefebvre V, Sparrow D, Reilly JJ, Anderson WH, Lomas DA, Mariani TJ. SOX5 is a candidate gene for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease susceptibility and is necessary for lung development. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011 Jun 1; 183(11):1482-9.
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  29. Zhu ZZ, Sparrow D, Hou L, Tarantini L, Bollati V, Litonjua AA, Zanobetti A, Vokonas P, Wright RO, Baccarelli A, Schwartz J. Repetitive element hypomethylation in blood leukocyte DNA and cancer incidence, prevalence, and mortality in elderly individuals: the Normative Aging Study. Cancer Causes Control. 2011 Mar; 22(3):437-47.
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  30. Halonen JI, Zanobetti A, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Schwartz J. Outdoor temperature is associated with serum HDL and LDL. Environ Res. 2011 Feb; 111(2):281-7.
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  31. Baccarelli A, Wright R, Bollati V, Litonjua A, Zanobetti A, Tarantini L, Sparrow D, Vokonas P, Schwartz J. Ischemic heart disease and stroke in relation to blood DNA methylation. Epidemiology. 2010 Nov; 21(6):819-28.
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  32. Sparrow D, Aloia M, Demolles DA, Gottlieb DJ. A telemedicine intervention to improve adherence to continuous positive airway pressure: a randomised controlled trial. Thorax. 2010 Dec; 65(12):1061-6.
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  33. Halonen JI, Zanobetti A, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Schwartz J. Relationship between outdoor temperature and blood pressure. Occup Environ Med. 2011 Apr; 68(4):296-301.
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  34. Sørheim IC, DeMeo DL, Washko G, Litonjua A, Sparrow D, Bowler R, Bakke P, Pillai SG, Coxson HO, Lomas DA, Silverman EK, Hersh CP. Polymorphisms in the superoxide dismutase-3 gene are associated with emphysema in COPD. COPD. 2010 Aug; 7(4):262-8.
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  35. Halonen JI, Zanobetti A, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Schwartz J. Associations between outdoor temperature and markers of inflammation: a cohort study. Environ Health. 2010; 9:42.
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  36. Zhang A, Park SK, Wright RO, Weisskopf MG, Mukherjee B, Nie H, Sparrow D, Hu H. HFE H63D polymorphism as a modifier of the effect of cumulative lead exposure on pulse pressure: the Normative Aging Study. Environ Health Perspect. 2010 Sep; 118(9):1261-6.
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  37. Hersh CP, Pillai SG, Zhu G, Lomas DA, Bakke P, Gulsvik A, DeMeo DL, Klanderman BJ, Lazarus R, Litonjua AA, Sparrow D, Reilly JJ, Agusti A, Calverley PM, Donner CF, Levy RD, Make BJ, Paré PD, Rennard SI, Vestbo J, Wouters EF, Scholand MB, Coon H, Hoidal J, Silverman EK. Multistudy fine mapping of chromosome 2q identifies XRCC5 as a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease susceptibility gene. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2010 Sep 1; 182(5):605-13.
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  38. Ren C, Park SK, Vokonas PS, Sparrow D, Wilker E, Baccarelli A, Suh HH, Tucker KL, Wright RO, Schwartz J. Air pollution and homocysteine: more evidence that oxidative stress-related genes modify effects of particulate air pollution. Epidemiology. 2010 Mar; 21(2):198-206.
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  39. Cho MH, Boutaoui N, Klanderman BJ, Sylvia JS, Ziniti JP, Hersh CP, DeMeo DL, Hunninghake GM, Litonjua AA, Sparrow D, Lange C, Won S, Murphy JR, Beaty TH, Regan EA, Make BJ, Hokanson JE, Crapo JD, Kong X, Anderson WH, Tal-Singer R, Lomas DA, Bakke P, Gulsvik A, Pillai SG, Silverman EK. Variants in FAM13A are associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Nat Genet. 2010 Mar; 42(3):200-2.
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  40. Wright RO, Schwartz J, Wright RJ, Bollati V, Tarantini L, Park SK, Hu H, Sparrow D, Vokonas P, Baccarelli A. Biomarkers of lead exposure and DNA methylation within retrotransposons. Environ Health Perspect. 2010 Jun; 118(6):790-5.
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  41. Ren C, Baccarelli A, Wilker E, Suh H, Sparrow D, Vokonas P, Wright R, Schwartz J. Lipid and endothelium-related genes, ambient particulate matter, and heart rate variability--the VA Normative Aging Study. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2010 Jan; 64(1):49-56.
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  42. Hunninghake GM, Cho MH, Tesfaigzi Y, Soto-Quiros ME, Avila L, Lasky-Su J, Stidley C, Melén E, Söderhäll C, Hallberg J, Kull I, Kere J, Svartengren M, Pershagen G, Wickman M, Lange C, Demeo DL, Hersh CP, Klanderman BJ, Raby BA, Sparrow D, Shapiro SD, Silverman EK, Litonjua AA, Weiss ST, Celedón JC. MMP12, lung function, and COPD in high-risk populations. N Engl J Med. 2009 Dec 31; 361(27):2599-608.
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  43. Park SK, Mukherjee B, Xia X, Sparrow D, Weisskopf MG, Nie H, Hu H. Bone lead level prediction models and their application to examine the relationship of lead exposure and hypertension in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. J Occup Environ Med. 2009 Dec; 51(12):1422-36.
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  44. Peters JL, Weisskopf MG, Spiro A, Schwartz J, Sparrow D, Nie H, Hu H, Wright RO, Wright RJ. Interaction of stress, lead burden, and age on cognition in older men: the VA Normative Aging Study. Environ Health Perspect. 2010 Apr; 118(4):505-10.
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  45. Madrigano J, Baccarelli A, Wright RO, Suh H, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Schwartz J. Air pollution, obesity, genes and cellular adhesion molecules. Occup Environ Med. 2010 May; 67(5):312-7.
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  46. DeMeo DL, Mariani T, Bhattacharya S, Srisuma S, Lange C, Litonjua A, Bueno R, Pillai SG, Lomas DA, Sparrow D, Shapiro SD, Criner GJ, Kim HP, Chen Z, Choi AM, Reilly J, Silverman EK. Integration of genomic and genetic approaches implicates IREB2 as a COPD susceptibility gene. Am J Hum Genet. 2009 Oct; 85(4):493-502.
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  47. Weisskopf MG, Jain N, Nie H, Sparrow D, Vokonas P, Schwartz J, Hu H. A prospective study of bone lead concentration and death from all causes, cardiovascular diseases, and cancer in the Department of Veterans Affairs Normative Aging Study. Circulation. 2009 Sep 22; 120(12):1056-64.
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  48. 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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  49. Mordukhovich I, Wilker E, Suh H, Wright R, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Schwartz J. Black carbon exposure, oxidative stress genes, and blood pressure in a repeated-measures study. Environ Health Perspect. 2009 Nov; 117(11):1767-72.
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  50. Nie H, Sánchez BN, Wilker E, Weisskopf MG, Schwartz J, Sparrow D, Hu H. Bone lead and endogenous exposure in an environmentally exposed elderly population: the normative aging study. J Occup Environ Med. 2009 Jul; 51(7):848-57.
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  51. Arora M, Weuve J, Weisskopf MG, Sparrow D, Nie H, Garcia RI, Hu H. Cumulative lead exposure and tooth loss in men: the normative aging study. Environ Health Perspect. 2009 Oct; 117(10):1531-4.
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  52. Wilker EH, Alexeeff SE, Poon A, Litonjua AA, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Mittleman MA, Schwartz J. Candidate genes for respiratory disease associated with markers of inflammation and endothelial dysfunction in elderly men. Atherosclerosis. 2009 Oct; 206(2):480-5.
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  53. Wilker E, Mittleman MA, Litonjua AA, Poon A, Baccarelli A, Suh H, Wright RO, Sparrow D, Vokonas P, Schwartz J. Postural changes in blood pressure associated with interactions between candidate genes for chronic respiratory diseases and exposure to particulate matter. Environ Health Perspect. 2009 Jun; 117(6):935-40.
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  54. Liu I, Mukherjee B, Suesse T, Sparrow D, Park SK. Graphical diagnostics to check model misspecification for the proportional odds regression model. Stat Med. 2009 Feb 1; 28(3):412-29.
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  55. Park SK, Tucker KL, O'Neill MS, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Hu H, Schwartz J. Fruit, vegetable, and fish consumption and heart rate variability: the Veterans Administration Normative Aging Study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 Mar; 89(3):778-86.
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  56. Hersh CP, Hansel NN, Barnes KC, Lomas DA, Pillai SG, Coxson HO, Mathias RA, Rafaels NM, Wise RA, Connett JE, Klanderman BJ, Jacobson FL, Gill R, Litonjua AA, Sparrow D, Reilly JJ, Silverman EK. Transforming growth factor-beta receptor-3 is associated with pulmonary emphysema. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2009 Sep; 41(3):324-31.
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  57. Baccarelli A, Wright RO, Bollati V, Tarantini L, Litonjua AA, Suh HH, Zanobetti A, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Schwartz J. Rapid DNA methylation changes after exposure to traffic particles. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2009 Apr 1; 179(7):572-8.
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  58. Cho MH, Klanderman BJ, Litonjua AA, Sparrow D, Silverman EK, Raby BA. Folliculin mutations are not associated with severe COPD. BMC Med Genet. 2008; 9:120.
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  59. Bollati V, Schwartz J, Wright R, Litonjua A, Tarantini L, Suh H, Sparrow D, Vokonas P, Baccarelli A. Decline in genomic DNA methylation through aging in a cohort of elderly subjects. Mech Ageing Dev. 2009 Apr; 130(4):234-9.
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  60. Cho MH, Ciulla DM, Klanderman BJ, Hersh CP, Litonjua AA, Sparrow D, Raby BA, Silverman EK. Analysis of exonic elastin variants in severe, early-onset chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2009 Jun; 40(6):751-5.
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  61. 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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  62. Rajan P, Kelsey KT, Schwartz JD, Bellinger DC, Weuve J, Spiro A, Sparrow D, Smith TJ, Nie H, Weisskopf MG, Hu H, Wright RO. Interaction of the delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase polymorphism and lead burden on cognitive function: the VA normative aging study. J Occup Environ Med. 2008 Sep; 50(9):1053-61.
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  63. Park SK, Hu H, Wright RO, Schwartz J, Cheng Y, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Weisskopf MG. Iron metabolism genes, low-level lead exposure, and QT interval. Environ Health Perspect. 2009 Jan; 117(1):80-5.
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  64. Alexeeff SE, Litonjua AA, Wright RO, Baccarelli A, Suh H, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Schwartz J. Ozone exposure, antioxidant genes, and lung function in an elderly cohort: VA normative aging study. Occup Environ Med. 2008 Nov; 65(11):736-42.
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  65. Park SK, O'Neill MS, Vokonas PS, Sparrow D, Spiro A, Tucker KL, Suh H, Hu H, Schwartz J. Traffic-related particles are associated with elevated homocysteine: the VA normative aging study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2008 Aug 1; 178(3):283-9.
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  66. Baccarelli A, Cassano PA, Litonjua A, Park SK, Suh H, Sparrow D, Vokonas P, Schwartz J. Cardiac autonomic dysfunction: effects from particulate air pollution and protection by dietary methyl nutrients and metabolic polymorphisms. Circulation. 2008 Apr 8; 117(14):1802-9.
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  67. Park SK, O'Neill MS, Vokonas PS, Sparrow D, Wright RO, Coull B, Nie H, Hu H, Schwartz J. Air pollution and heart rate variability: effect modification by chronic lead exposure. Epidemiology. 2008 Jan; 19(1):111-20.
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  68. Perlstein T, Weuve J, Schwartz J, Sparrow D, Wright R, Litonjua A, Nie H, Hu H. Cumulative community-level lead exposure and pulse pressure: the normative aging study. Environ Health Perspect. 2007 Dec; 115(12):1696-700.
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  69. Chahine T, Baccarelli A, Litonjua A, Wright RO, Suh H, Gold DR, Sparrow D, Vokonas P, Schwartz J. Particulate air pollution, oxidative stress genes, and heart rate variability in an elderly cohort. Environ Health Perspect. 2007 Nov; 115(11):1617-22.
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  70. Alexeeff SE, Litonjua AA, Suh H, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Schwartz J. Ozone exposure and lung function: effect modified by obesity and airways hyperresponsiveness in the VA normative aging study. Chest. 2007 Dec; 132(6):1890-7.
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  71. Rajan P, Kelsey KT, Schwartz JD, Bellinger DC, Weuve J, Sparrow D, Spiro A, Smith TJ, Nie H, Hu H, Wright RO. Lead burden and psychiatric symptoms and the modifying influence of the delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase (ALAD) polymorphism: the VA Normative Aging Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2007 Dec 15; 166(12):1400-8.
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  72. Alexeeff SE, Litonjua AA, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Schwartz J. Statin use reduces decline in lung function: VA Normative Aging Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2007 Oct 15; 176(8):742-7.
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  73. Wang FT, Hu H, Schwartz J, Weuve J, Spiro AS, Sparrow D, Nie H, Silverman EK, Weiss ST, Wright RO. Modifying effects of the HFE polymorphisms on the association between lead burden and cognitive decline. Environ Health Perspect. 2007 Aug; 115(8):1210-5.
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  74. Peters JL, Kubzansky L, McNeely E, Schwartz J, Spiro A, Sparrow D, Wright RO, Nie H, Hu H. Stress as a potential modifier of the impact of lead levels on blood pressure: the normative aging study. Environ Health Perspect. 2007 Aug; 115(8):1154-9.
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  75. DeMeo DL, Hersh CP, Hoffman EA, Litonjua AA, Lazarus R, Sparrow D, Benditt JO, Criner G, Make B, Martinez FJ, Scanlon PD, Sciurba FC, Utz JP, Reilly JJ, Silverman EK. Genetic determinants of emphysema distribution in the national emphysema treatment trial. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2007 Jul 1; 176(1):42-8.
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  76. Park SK, O'Neill MS, Stunder BJ, Vokonas PS, Sparrow D, Koutrakis P, Schwartz J. Source location of air pollution and cardiac autonomic function: trajectory cluster analysis for exposure assessment. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2007 Aug; 17(5):488-97.
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  77. Jain NB, Potula V, Schwartz J, Vokonas PS, Sparrow D, Wright RO, Nie H, Hu H. Lead levels and ischemic heart disease in a prospective study of middle-aged and elderly men: the VA Normative Aging Study. Environ Health Perspect. 2007 Jun; 115(6):871-5.
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  78. Weisskopf MG, Hu H, Sparrow D, Lenkinski RE, Wright RO. Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopic evidence of glial effects of cumulative lead exposure in the adult human hippocampus. Environ Health Perspect. 2007 Apr; 115(4):519-23.
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  79. Weisskopf MG, Proctor SP, Wright RO, Schwartz J, Spiro A, Sparrow D, Nie H, Hu H. Cumulative lead exposure and cognitive performance among elderly men. Epidemiology. 2007 Jan; 18(1):59-66.
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  80. Kubzansky LD, Koenen KC, Spiro A, Vokonas PS, Sparrow D. Prospective study of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and coronary heart disease in the Normative Aging Study. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2007 Jan; 64(1):109-16.
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  81. Park SK, O'Neill MS, Wright RO, Hu H, Vokonas PS, Sparrow D, Suh H, Schwartz J. HFE genotype, particulate air pollution, and heart rate variability: a gene-environment interaction. Circulation. 2006 Dec 19; 114(25):2798-805.
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  82. Hersh CP, DeMeo DL, Raby BA, Litonjua AA, Sylvia JS, Sparrow D, Reilly JJ, Silverman EK. Genetic linkage and association analysis of COPD-related traits on chromosome 8p. COPD. 2006 Dec; 3(4):189-94.
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  83. Park SK, Schwartz J, Weisskopf M, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Wright RO, Coull B, Nie H, Hu H. Low-level lead exposure, metabolic syndrome, and heart rate variability: the VA Normative Aging Study. Environ Health Perspect. 2006 Nov; 114(11):1718-24.
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  84. Perlstein TS, Gumieniak O, Williams GH, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Gaziano M, Weiss ST, Litonjua AA. Uric acid and the development of hypertension: the normative aging study. Hypertension. 2006 Dec; 48(6):1031-6.
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  85. Elmarsafawy SF, Jain NB, Schwartz J, Sparrow D, Nie H, Hu H. Dietary calcium as a potential modifier of the relationship of lead burden to blood pressure. Epidemiology. 2006 Sep; 17(5):531-7.
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  86. Kubzansky LD, Sparrow D, Jackson B, Cohen S, Weiss ST, Wright RJ. Angry breathing: A prospective study of hostility and lung function in the Normative Aging Study. Thorax. 2006 Oct; 61(10):863-8.
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  87. DeMeo D, Mariani T, Lange C, Lake S, Litonjua A, Celedón J, Reilly J, Chapman HA, Sparrow D, Spira A, Beane J, Pinto-Plata V, Speizer FE, Shapiro S, Weiss ST, Silverman EK. The SERPINE2 gene is associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Proc Am Thorac Soc. 2006 Aug; 3(6):502.
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  88. Zeka A, Sullivan JR, Vokonas PS, Sparrow D, Schwartz J. Inflammatory markers and particulate air pollution: characterizing the pathway to disease. Int J Epidemiol. 2006 Oct; 35(5):1347-54.
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  89. Weuve J, Kelsey KT, Schwartz J, Bellinger D, Wright RO, Rajan P, Spiro A, Sparrow D, Aro A, Hu H. Delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase polymorphism and the relation between low level lead exposure and the Mini-Mental Status Examination in older men: the Normative Aging Study. Occup Environ Med. 2006 Nov; 63(11):746-53.
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  90. Withington SL, Scott AN, Saunders DN, Lopes Floro K, Preis JI, Michalicek J, Maclean K, Sparrow DB, Barbera JP, Dunwoodie SL. Loss of Cited2 affects trophoblast formation and vascularization of the mouse placenta. Dev Biol. 2006 Jun 1; 294(1):67-82.
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  91. Kubzansky LD, Cole SR, Kawachi I, Vokonas P, Sparrow D. Shared and unique contributions of anger, anxiety, and depression to coronary heart disease: a prospective study in the normative aging study. Ann Behav Med. 2006 Feb; 31(1):21-9.
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  92. Demeo DL, Mariani TJ, Lange C, Srisuma S, Litonjua AA, Celedon JC, Lake SL, Reilly JJ, Chapman HA, Mecham BH, Haley KJ, Sylvia JS, Sparrow D, Spira AE, Beane J, Pinto-Plata V, Speizer FE, Shapiro SD, Weiss ST, Silverman EK. The SERPINE2 gene is associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Am J Hum Genet. 2006 Feb; 78(2):253-64.
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  93. Sparrow DB, Chapman G, Wouters MA, Whittock NV, Ellard S, Fatkin D, Turnpenny PD, Kusumi K, Sillence D, Dunwoodie SL. Mutation of the LUNATIC FRINGE gene in humans causes spondylocostal dysostosis with a severe vertebral phenotype. Am J Hum Genet. 2006 Jan; 78(1):28-37.
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  94. Raby BA, Hwang ES, Van Steen K, Tantisira K, Peng S, Litonjua A, Lazarus R, Giallourakis C, Rioux JD, Sparrow D, Silverman EK, Glimcher LH, Weiss ST. T-bet polymorphisms are associated with asthma and airway hyperresponsiveness. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2006 Jan 1; 173(1):64-70.
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  95. Schwartz J, Park SK, O'Neill MS, Vokonas PS, Sparrow D, Weiss S, Kelsey K. Glutathione-S-transferase M1, obesity, statins, and autonomic effects of particles: gene-by-drug-by-environment interaction. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2005 Dec 15; 172(12):1529-33.
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  96. Litonjua AA, Lazarus R, Sparrow D, Demolles D, Weiss ST. Lung function in type 2 diabetes: the Normative Aging Study. Respir Med. 2005 Dec; 99(12):1583-90.
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  97. Hersh CP, Demeo DL, Lange C, Litonjua AA, Reilly JJ, Kwiatkowski D, Laird N, Sylvia JS, Sparrow D, Speizer FE, Weiss ST, Silverman EK. Attempted replication of reported chronic obstructive pulmonary disease candidate gene associations. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2005 Jul; 33(1):71-8.
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  98. Park SK, O'Neill MS, Vokonas PS, Sparrow D, Schwartz J. Effects of air pollution on heart rate variability: the VA normative aging study. Environ Health Perspect. 2005 Mar; 113(3):304-9.
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  99. Weisskopf MG, Wright RO, Schwartz J, Spiro A, Sparrow D, Aro A, Hu H. Cumulative lead exposure and prospective change in cognition among elderly men: the VA Normative Aging Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2004 Dec 15; 160(12):1184-93.
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  100. Schaumberg DA, Mendes F, Balaram M, Dana MR, Sparrow D, Hu H. Accumulated lead exposure and risk of age-related cataract in men. JAMA. 2004 Dec 8; 292(22):2750-4.
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  101. 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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  102. Lin C, Kim R, Tsaih SW, Sparrow D, Hu H. Determinants of bone and blood lead levels among minorities living in the Boston area. Environ Health Perspect. 2004 Aug; 112(11):1147-51.
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  103. DeMolles DA, Sparrow D, Gottlieb DJ, Friedman R. A pilot trial of a telecommunications system in sleep apnea management. Med Care. 2004 Aug; 42(8):764-9.
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  104. Litonjua AA, Silverman EK, Tantisira KG, Sparrow D, Sylvia JS, Weiss ST. Beta 2-adrenergic receptor polymorphisms and haplotypes are associated with airways hyperresponsiveness among nonsmoking men. Chest. 2004 Jul; 126(1):66-74.
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  105. Wright RO, Silverman EK, Schwartz J, Tsaih SW, Senter J, Sparrow D, Weiss ST, Aro A, Hu H. Association between hemochromatosis genotype and lead exposure among elderly men: the normative aging study. Environ Health Perspect. 2004 May; 112(6):746-50.
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  106. Maclean K, Field MJ, Colley AS, Mowat DR, Sparrow DB, Dunwoodie SL, Kirk EP. Kousseff syndrome: a causally heterogeneous disorder. Am J Med Genet A. 2004 Jan 30; 124A(3):307-12.
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  107. Litonjua AA, Sparrow D, Guevarra L, O'Connor GT, Weiss ST, Tollerud DJ. Serum interferon-gamma is associated with longitudinal decline in lung function among asthmatic patients: the Normative Aging Study. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2003 Apr; 90(4):422-8.
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  108. Wu MT, Kelsey K, Schwartz J, Sparrow D, Weiss S, Hu H. A delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase (ALAD) polymorphism may modify the relationship of low-level lead exposure to uricemia and renal function: the normative aging study. Environ Health Perspect. 2003 Mar; 111(3):335-41.
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  109. Oliveira S, Aro A, Sparrow D, Hu H. Season modifies the relationship between bone and blood lead levels: the Normative Aging Study. Arch Environ Health. 2002 Sep-Oct; 57(5):466-72.
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  110. Elmarsafawy SF, Tsaih SW, Korrick S, Dickey JH, Sparrow D, Aro A, Hu H. Occupational determinants of bone and blood lead levels in middle aged and elderly men from the general community: the Normative Aging Study. Am J Ind Med. 2002 Jul; 42(1):38-49.
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  111. Litonjua AA, Sparrow D, Celedon JC, DeMolles D, Weiss ST. Association of body mass index with the development of methacholine airway hyperresponsiveness in men: the Normative Aging Study. Thorax. 2002 Jul; 57(7):581-5.
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  112. Kubzansky LD, Wright RJ, Cohen S, Weiss S, Rosner B, Sparrow D. Breathing easy: a prospective study of optimism and pulmonary function in the normative aging study. Ann Behav Med. 2002; 24(4):345-53.
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  113. Kubzansky LD, Sparrow D, Vokonas P, Kawachi I. Is the glass half empty or half full? A prospective study of optimism and coronary heart disease in the normative aging study. Psychosom Med. 2001 Nov-Dec; 63(6):910-6.
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  114. 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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  115. Grossman P, Wilhelm FH, Kawachi I, Sparrow D. Gender differences in psychophysiological responses to speech stress among older social phobics:: congruence and incongruence between self-evaluative and cardiovascular reactions. Psychosom Med. 2001 Sep-Oct; 63(5):765-77.
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  116. Hu H, Wu MT, Cheng Y, Sparrow D, Weiss S, Kelsey K. The delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase (ALAD) polymorphism and bone and blood lead levels in community-exposed men: the Normative Aging Study. Environ Health Perspect. 2001 Aug; 109(8):827-32.
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  117. Palmer S, Groves N, Schindeler A, Yeoh T, Biben C, Wang CC, Sparrow DB, Barnett L, Jenkins NA, Copeland NG, Koentgen F, Mohun T, Harvey RP. The small muscle-specific protein Csl modifies cell shape and promotes myocyte fusion in an insulin-like growth factor 1-dependent manner. J Cell Biol. 2001 May 28; 153(5):985-98.
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  118. Young M, Sparrow D, Gottlieb D, Selim A, Friedman R. A telephone-linked computer system for COPD care. Chest. 2001 May; 119(5):1565-75.
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  119. Weintraub JM, Sparrow D, Weiss ST. Receiver operating characteristics curve analysis of cutaneous skin test reactions to predict hay fever and asthma symptoms in the Normative Aging Study. Allergy. 2001 Mar; 56(3):243-6.
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  120. Cheng Y, Schwartz J, Sparrow D, Aro A, Weiss ST, Hu H. Bone lead and blood lead levels in relation to baseline blood pressure and the prospective development of hypertension: the Normative Aging Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2001 Jan 15; 153(2):164-71.
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  121. Sparrow DB, Cai C, Kotecha S, Latinkic B, Cooper B, Towers N, Evans SM, Mohun TJ. Regulation of the tinman homologues in Xenopus embryos. Dev Biol. 2000 Nov 1; 227(1):65-79.
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  122. Moy ML, Woodrow Weiss J, Sparrow D, Israel E, Schwartzstein RM. Quality of dyspnea in bronchoconstriction differs from external resistive loads. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2000 Aug; 162(2 Pt 1):451-5.
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  123. O'Connor GT, Sparrow D, Demolles D, Dockery D, Raizenne M, Fay M, Ingram RH, Speizer FE. Maximal and partial expiratory flow rates in a population sample of 10- to 11-yr-old schoolchildren. Effect of volume history and relation to asthma and maternal smoking. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2000 Aug; 162(2 Pt 1):436-9.
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  124. Siegman AW, Kubzansky LD, Kawachi I, Boyle S, Vokonas PS, Sparrow D. A prospective study of dominance and coronary heart disease in the Normative Aging Study. Am J Cardiol. 2000 Jul 15; 86(2):145-9.
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  125. Shadick NA, Kim R, Weiss S, Liang MH, Sparrow D, Hu H. Effect of low level lead exposure on hyperuricemia and gout among middle aged and elderly men: the normative aging study. J Rheumatol. 2000 Jul; 27(7):1708-12.
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  126. Sparrow DB, Latinkic B, Mohun TJ. A simplified method of generating transgenic Xenopus. Nucleic Acids Res. 2000 Feb 15; 28(4):E12.
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  127. Raffin M, Leong LM, Rones MS, Sparrow D, Mohun T, Mercola M. Subdivision of the cardiac Nkx2.5 expression domain into myogenic and nonmyogenic compartments. Dev Biol. 2000 Feb 15; 218(2):326-40.
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  128. Mohun TJ, Leong LM, Weninger WJ, Sparrow DB. The morphology of heart development in Xenopus laevis. Dev Biol. 2000 Feb 1; 218(1):74-88.
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  129. Achat H, Kawachi I, Spiro A, DeMolles DA, Sparrow D. Optimism and depression as predictors of physical and mental health functioning: the Normative Aging Study. Ann Behav Med. 2000; 22(2):127-30.
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  130. Sparrow DB, Miska EA, Langley E, Reynaud-Deonauth S, Kotecha S, Towers N, Spohr G, Kouzarides T, Mohun TJ. MEF-2 function is modified by a novel co-repressor, MITR. EMBO J. 1999 Sep 15; 18(18):5085-98.
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  131. Elreedy S, Krieger N, Ryan PB, Sparrow D, Weiss ST, Hu H. Relations between individual and neighborhood-based measures of socioeconomic position and bone lead concentrations among community-exposed men: the Normative Aging Study. Am J Epidemiol. 1999 Jul 15; 150(2):129-41.
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  132. Potula V, Serrano J, Sparrow D, Hu H. Relationship of lead in drinking water to bone lead levels twenty years later in Boston men: the Normative Aging Study. J Occup Environ Med. 1999 May; 41(5):349-55.
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  133. 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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  134. Litonjua AA, Sparrow D, Weiss ST. The FEF25-75/FVC ratio is associated with methacholine airway responsiveness. The normative aging study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1999 May; 159(5 Pt 1):1574-9.
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  135. Mohun TJ, Sparrow DB. Heart developmental biology. Introduction. Semin Cell Dev Biol. 1999 Feb; 10(1):59-60.
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  136. Kubzansky LD, Kawachi I, Sparrow D. Socioeconomic status, hostility, and risk factor clustering in the Normative Aging Study: any help from the concept of allostatic load? Ann Behav Med. 1999; 21(4):330-8.
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  137. Sesso HD, Kawachi I, Vokonas PS, Sparrow D. Depression and the risk of coronary heart disease in the Normative Aging Study. Am J Cardiol. 1998 Oct 1; 82(7):851-6.
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  138. Lazarus R, Sparrow D, Weiss ST. Impaired ventilatory function and elevated insulin levels in nondiabetic males: the Normative Aging Study. Eur Respir J. 1998 Sep; 12(3):635-40.
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  139. Lazarus R, Sparrow D, Weiss ST. Baseline ventilatory function predicts the development of higher levels of fasting insulin and fasting insulin resistance index: the Normative Aging Study. Eur Respir J. 1998 Sep; 12(3):641-5.
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  140. Kawachi I, Sparrow D, Kubzansky LD, Spiro A, Vokonas PS, Weiss ST. Prospective study of a self-report type A scale and risk of coronary heart disease: test of the MMPI-2 type A scale. Circulation. 1998 Aug 4; 98(5):405-12.
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  141. Hayes C, Sparrow D, Cohen M, Vokonas PS, Garcia RI. The association between alveolar bone loss and pulmonary function: the VA Dental Longitudinal Study. Ann Periodontol. 1998 Jul; 3(1):257-61.
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  142. Cheng Y, Willett WC, Schwartz J, Sparrow D, Weiss S, Hu H. Relation of nutrition to bone lead and blood lead levels in middle-aged to elderly men. The Normative Aging Study. Am J Epidemiol. 1998 Jun 15; 147(12):1162-74.
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  143. Weiss ST, O'Connor GT, DeMolles D, Platts-Mills T, Sparrow D. Indoor allergens and longitudinal FEV1 decline in older adults: the Normative Aging Study. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 1998 Jun; 101(6 Pt 1):720-5.
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  144. Sparrow DB, Jen WC, Kotecha S, Towers N, Kintner C, Mohun TJ. Thylacine 1 is expressed segmentally within the paraxial mesoderm of the Xenopus embryo and interacts with the Notch pathway. Development. 1998 Jun; 125(11):2041-51.
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  145. Sparrow DB, Kotecha S, Towers N, Mohun TJ. Xenopus eHAND: a marker for the developing cardiovascular system of the embryo that is regulated by bone morphogenetic proteins. Mech Dev. 1998 Feb; 71(1-2):151-63.
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  146. Lazarus R, Sparrow D, Weiss S. Temporal relations between obesity and insulin: longitudinal data from the Normative Aging Study. Am J Epidemiol. 1998 Jan 15; 147(2):173-9.
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  147. Saitoh H, Sparrow DB, Shiomi T, Pu RT, Nishimoto T, Mohun TJ, Dasso M. Ubc9p and the conjugation of SUMO-1 to RanGAP1 and RanBP2. Curr Biol. 1998 Jan 15; 8(2):121-4.
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  148. Kubzansky LD, Kawachi I, Weiss ST, Sparrow D. Anxiety and coronary heart disease: a synthesis of epidemiological, psychological, and experimental evidence. Ann Behav Med. 1998; 20(2):47-58.
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  149. Lazarus R, Sparrow D, Weiss ST. Handgrip strength and insulin levels: cross-sectional and prospective associations in the Normative Aging Study. Metabolism. 1997 Nov; 46(11):1266-9.
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  150. Mohun T, Sparrow D. Early steps in vertebrate cardiogenesis. Curr Opin Genet Dev. 1997 Oct; 7(5):628-33.
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  151. Kim R, Landrigan C, Mossmann P, Sparrow D, Hu H. Age and secular trends in bone lead levels in middle-aged and elderly men: three-year longitudinal follow-up in the Normative Aging Study. Am J Epidemiol. 1997 Oct 1; 146(7):586-91.
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  152. Litonjua AA, Sparrow D, Weiss ST, O'Connor GT, Long AA, Ohman JL. Sensitization to cat allergen is associated with asthma in older men and predicts new-onset airway hyperresponsiveness. The Normative Aging Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1997 Jul; 156(1):23-7.
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  153. Lazarus R, Sparrow D, Weiss ST. Alcohol intake and insulin levels. The Normative Aging Study. Am J Epidemiol. 1997 May 15; 145(10):909-16.
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  154. Lazarus R, Sparrow D, Weiss ST. Effects of obesity and fat distribution on ventilatory function: the normative aging study. Chest. 1997 Apr; 111(4):891-8.
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  155. Sparrow D, O'Connor GT, Weiss ST, DeMolles D, Ingram RH. Volume history effects and airway responsiveness in middle-aged and older men. The Normative Aging Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1997 Mar; 155(3):888-92.
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  156. Kubzansky LD, Kawachi I, Spiro A, Weiss ST, Vokonas PS, Sparrow D. Is worrying bad for your heart? A prospective study of worry and coronary heart disease in the Normative Aging Study. Circulation. 1997 Feb 18; 95(4):818-24.
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  157. Kawachi I, Sparrow D, Spiro A, Vokonas P, Weiss ST. A prospective study of anger and coronary heart disease. The Normative Aging Study. Circulation. 1996 Nov 1; 94(9):2090-5.
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  158. Gottlieb DJ, Stone PJ, Sparrow D, Gale ME, Weiss ST, Snider GL, O'Connor GT. Urinary desmosine excretion in smokers with and without rapid decline of lung function: the Normative Aging Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1996 Nov; 154(5):1290-5.
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  159. Hu H, Payton M, Korrick S, Aro A, Sparrow D, Weiss ST, Rotnitzky A. Determinants of bone and blood lead levels among community-exposed middle-aged to elderly men. The normative aging study. Am J Epidemiol. 1996 Oct 15; 144(8):749-59.
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  160. Shadick NA, Sparrow D, O'Connor GT, DeMolles D, Weiss ST. Relationship of serum IgE concentration to level and rate of decline of pulmonary function: the Normative Aging Study. Thorax. 1996 Aug; 51(8):787-92.
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  161. Weiss JW, Remsburg S, Garpestad E, Ringler J, Sparrow D, Parker JA. Hemodynamic consequences of obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep. 1996 Jun; 19(5):388-97.
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  162. Proctor SP, Rotnitzky A, Sparrow D, Weiss ST, Hu H. The relationship of blood lead and dietary calcium to blood pressure in the normative aging study. Int J Epidemiol. 1996 Jun; 25(3):528-36.
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  163. Kim R, Rotnitsky A, Sparrow D, Weiss S, Wager C, Hu H. A longitudinal study of low-level lead exposure and impairment of renal function. The Normative Aging Study. JAMA. 1996 Apr 17; 275(15):1177-81.
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  164. Hu H, Aro A, Payton M, Korrick S, Sparrow D, Weiss ST, Rotnitzky A. The relationship of bone and blood lead to hypertension. The Normative Aging Study. JAMA. 1996 Apr 17; 275(15):1171-6.
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  165. Ward KD, Sparrow D, Landsberg L, Young JB, Vokonas PS, Weiss ST. Influence of insulin, sympathetic nervous system activity, and obesity on blood pressure: the Normative Aging Study. J Hypertens. 1996 Mar; 14(3):301-8.
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  166. Gottlieb DJ, Sparrow D, O'Connor GT, Weiss ST. Skin test reactivity to common aeroallergens and decline of lung function. The Normative Aging Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1996 Feb; 153(2):561-6.
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  167. Dodou E, Sparrow DB, Mohun T, Treisman R. MEF2 proteins, including MEF2A, are expressed in both muscle and non-muscle cells. Nucleic Acids Res. 1995 Nov 11; 23(21):4267-74.
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  168. D'Agostino RB, Sparrow D, Weiss S, Rosner B. Longitudinal models for analysis of respiratory function. Stat Med. 1995 Oct 30; 14(20):2205-16.
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  169. Freeman R, Weiss ST, Roberts M, Zbikowski SM, Sparrow D. The relationship between heart rate variability and measures of body habitus. Clin Auton Res. 1995 Oct; 5(5):261-6.
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  170. Weiss ST, Segal MR, Sparrow D, Wager C. Relation of FEV1 and peripheral blood leukocyte count to total mortality. The Normative Aging Study. Am J Epidemiol. 1995 Sep 1; 142(5):493-8; discussion 499-503.
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  171. Lee J, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Landsberg L, Weiss ST. Uric acid and coronary heart disease risk: evidence for a role of uric acid in the obesity-insulin resistance syndrome. The Normative Aging Study. Am J Epidemiol. 1995 Aug 1; 142(3):288-94.
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  172. O'Connor GT, Sparrow D, Weiss ST. A prospective longitudinal study of methacholine airway responsiveness as a predictor of pulmonary-function decline: the Normative Aging Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1995 Jul; 152(1):87-92.
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  173. Kawachi I, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Weiss ST. Decreased heart rate variability in men with phobic anxiety (data from the Normative Aging Study). Am J Cardiol. 1995 May 1; 75(14):882-5.
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  174. Annema JT, Sparrow D, O'Connor GT, Rijcken B, Koëter GH, Postma DS, Weiss ST. Chronic respiratory symptoms and airway responsiveness to methacholine are associated with eosinophilia in older men: the Normative Aging Study. Eur Respir J. 1995 Jan; 8(1):62-9.
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  175. Kawachi I, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Weiss ST. Symptoms of anxiety and risk of coronary heart disease. The Normative Aging Study. Circulation. 1994 Nov; 90(5):2225-9.
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  176. Payton M, Hu H, Sparrow D, Weiss ST. Low-level lead exposure and renal function in the Normative Aging Study. Am J Epidemiol. 1994 Nov 1; 140(9):821-9.
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  177. Chambers AE, Logan M, Kotecha S, Towers N, Sparrow D, Mohun TJ. The RSRF/MEF2 protein SL1 regulates cardiac muscle-specific transcription of a myosin light-chain gene in Xenopus embryos. Genes Dev. 1994 Jun 1; 8(11):1324-34.
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  178. Ward KD, Sparrow D, Landsberg L, Young JB, Vokonas PS, Weiss ST. The relationship of epinephrine excretion to serum lipid levels: the Normative Aging Study. Metabolism. 1994 Apr; 43(4):509-13.
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  179. Ward KD, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Willett WC, Landsberg L, Weiss ST. The relationships of abdominal obesity, hyperinsulinemia and saturated fat intake to serum lipid levels: the Normative Aging Study. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 1994 Mar; 18(3):137-44.
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  180. O'Connor GT, Sparrow D, Weiss ST. Normal range of methacholine responsiveness in relation to prechallenge pulmonary function. The Normative Aging Study. Chest. 1994 Mar; 105(3):661-6.
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  181. Sparrow D, O'Connor GT, Rosner B, Weiss ST. Predictors of longitudinal change in methacholine airway responsiveness among middle-aged and older men: the Normative Aging Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1994 Feb; 149(2 Pt 1):376-81.
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  182. Payton M, Hu H, Sparrow D, Young JB, Landsberg L, Weiss ST. Relation between blood lead and urinary biogenic amines in community-exposed men. Am J Epidemiol. 1993 Nov 15; 138(10):815-25.
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  183. Sparrow D, O'Connor GT, Rosner B, DeMolles D, Weiss ST. A longitudinal study of plasma cortisol concentration and pulmonary function decline in men. The Normative Aging Study. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1993 Jun; 147(6 Pt 1):1345-8.
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  184. Ohman JL, Sparrow D, MacDonald MR. New onset wheezing in an older male population: evidence of allergen sensitization in a longitudinal study. Results of the normative aging study. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 1993 Mar; 91(3):752-7.
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  185. Sparrow D, O'Connor GT, Basner RC, Rosner B, Weiss ST. Predictors of the new onset of wheezing among middle-aged and older men. The Normative Aging Study. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1993 Feb; 147(2):367-71.
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  186. O'Connor GT, Sparrow D, Segal M, Weiss ST. Risk factors for ventilatory impairment among middle-aged and elderly men. The Normative Aging Study. Chest. 1993 Feb; 103(2):376-82.
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  187. Weiss ST, Sparrow D, O'Connor GT. The interrelationship among allergy, airways responsiveness, and asthma. J Asthma. 1993; 30(5):329-49.
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  188. Hu H, Sparrow D, Weiss S. Association of serum albumin with blood pressure in the normative aging study. Am J Epidemiol. 1992 Dec 15; 136(12):1465-73.
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  189. Young JB, Troisi RJ, Weiss ST, Parker DR, Sparrow D, Landsberg L. Relationship of catecholamine excretion to body size, obesity, and nutrient intake in middle-aged and elderly men. Am J Clin Nutr. 1992 Nov; 56(5):827-34.
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  190. Basner RC, Ringler J, Garpestad E, Schwartzstein RM, Sparrow D, Weinberger SE, Lilly J, Weiss JW. Upper airway anesthesia delays arousal from airway occlusion induced during human NREM sleep. J Appl Physiol. 1992 Aug; 73(2):642-8.
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  191. Drazen JM, O'Brien J, Sparrow D, Weiss ST, Martins MA, Israel E, Fanta CH. Recovery of leukotriene E4 from the urine of patients with airway obstruction. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1992 Jul; 146(1):104-8.
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  192. Sparrow D, O'Connor GT, Young JB, Rosner B, Weiss ST. Relationship of urinary serotonin excretion to cigarette smoking and respiratory symptoms. The Normative Aging Study. Chest. 1992 Apr; 101(4):976-80.
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  193. Ward KD, Garvey AJ, Bliss RE, Sparrow D, Young JB, Landsberg L. Changes in urinary catecholamine excretion after smoking cessation. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 1991 Dec; 40(4):937-40.
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  194. Tollerud DJ, O'Connor GT, Sparrow D, Weiss ST. Asthma, hay fever, and phlegm production associated with distinct patterns of allergy skin test reactivity, eosinophilia, and serum IgE levels. The Normative Aging Study. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1991 Oct; 144(4):776-81.
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  195. Sparrow D, O'Connor GT, Rosner B, Weiss ST. Methacholine airway responsiveness and 24-hour urine excretion of sodium and potassium. The Normative Aging Study. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1991 Sep; 144(3 Pt 1):722-5.
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  196. Sparrow D, O'Connor GT, Rosner B, Segal MR, Weiss ST. The influence of age and level of pulmonary function on nonspecific airway responsiveness. The Normative Aging Study. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1991 May; 143(5 Pt 1):978-82.
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  197. Troisi RJ, Weiss ST, Parker DR, Sparrow D, Young JB, Landsberg L. Relation of obesity and diet to sympathetic nervous system activity. Hypertension. 1991 May; 17(5):669-77.
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  198. Higgins M, Keller JB, Wagenknecht LE, Townsend MC, Sparrow D, Jacobs DR, Hughes G. Pulmonary function and cardiovascular risk factor relationships in black and in white young men and women. The CARDIA Study. Chest. 1991 Feb; 99(2):315-22.
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  199. Greenspan SL, Sparrow D, Rowe JW. Dopaminergic regulation of gonadotropin and thyrotropin hormone secretion is altered with age. Horm Res. 1991; 36(1-2):41-6.
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  200. Basner RC, Ringler J, Berkowitz S, Schwartzstein RM, Weinberger SE, Sparrow D, Weiss JW. Effect of inspired air temperature on genioglossus activity during nose breathing in awake humans. J Appl Physiol. 1990 Sep; 69(3):1098-103.
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  201. Parker DR, O'Connor GT, Sparrow D, Segal MR, Weiss ST. The relationship of nonspecific airway responsiveness and atopy to the rate of decline of lung function. The Normative Aging Study. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1990 Mar; 141(3):589-94.
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  202. Maulik PR, Reed RA, Sparrow DA, Sparrow JT, Shipley GG. Crystallization and preliminary x-ray diffraction study of synthetic apolipoprotein E fragment (residues 129-169). J Biol Chem. 1990 Jan 5; 265(1):490-2.
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  203. O'Connor GT, Sparrow D, Segal MR, Weiss ST. Smoking, atopy, and methacholine airway responsiveness among middle-aged and elderly men. The Normative Aging Study. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1989 Dec; 140(6):1520-6.
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  204. O'Connor GT, Sparrow D, Weiss ST. The role of allergy and nonspecific airway hyperresponsiveness in the pathogenesis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1989 Jul; 140(1):225-52.
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  205. Weiss ST, Munoz A, Stein A, Sparrow D, Speizer FE. The relationship of blood lead to systolic blood pressure in a longitudinal study of policemen. Environ Health Perspect. 1988 Jun; 78:53-6.
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  206. Sparrow D, Weiss ST, Vokonas PS, Cupples LA, Ekerdt DJ, Colton T. Forced vital capacity and the risk of hypertension. The Normative Aging Study. Am J Epidemiol. 1988 Apr; 127(4):734-41.
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  207. Sparrow D, O'Connor G, Weiss ST. The relation of airways responsiveness and atopy to the development of chronic obstructive lung disease. Epidemiol Rev. 1988; 10:29-47.
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  208. O'Connor G, Sparrow D, Taylor D, Segal M, Weiss S. Analysis of dose-response curves to methacholine. An approach suitable for population studies. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1987 Dec; 136(6):1412-7.
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  209. Bauer KA, Weiss LM, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Rosenberg RD. Aging-associated changes in indices of thrombin generation and protein C activation in humans. Normative Aging Study. J Clin Invest. 1987 Dec; 80(6):1527-34.
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  210. Sparrow D, O'Connor G, Weiss ST. Bronchial responsiveness to methacholine: relation to respiratory symptoms and pulmonary function. Bull Eur Physiopathol Respir. 1987 Jul-Aug; 23(4):395-6.
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  211. Sparrow D, O'Connor G, Colton T, Barry CL, Weiss ST. The relationship of nonspecific bronchial responsiveness to the occurrence of respiratory symptoms and decreased levels of pulmonary function. The Normative Aging Study. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1987 Jun; 135(6):1255-60.
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  212. Borkan GA, Sparrow D, Wisniewski C, Vokonas PS. Body weight and coronary disease risk: patterns of risk factor change associated with long-term weight change. The Normative Aging Study. Am J Epidemiol. 1986 Sep; 124(3):410-9.
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  213. Weiss ST, Muñoz A, Stein A, Sparrow D, Speizer FE. The relationship of blood lead to blood pressure in a longitudinal study of working men. Am J Epidemiol. 1986 May; 123(5):800-8.
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  214. Sparrow D, Borkan GA, Gerzof SG, Wisniewski C, Silbert CK. Relationship of fat distribution to glucose tolerance. Results of computed tomography in male participants of the Normative Aging Study. Diabetes. 1986 Apr; 35(4):411-5.
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  215. Sparrow D, Rosner B, Vokonas PS, Weiss ST. Relation of blood pressure measured in several positions to the subsequent development of systemic hypertension. The Normative Aging Study. Am J Cardiol. 1986 Feb 1; 57(4):218-21.
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  216. Sparrow D, Weiss ST. Respiratory physiology. Annu Rev Gerontol Geriatr. 1986; 6:197-214.
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  217. Sparrow D, Tifft CP, Dibbs E, Saini M, Rosner B, Weiss ST. The relationship of various indices of heart size on chest x-ray to the 10-year incidence of hypertension. The Normative Aging Study. Am J Epidemiol. 1985 Nov; 122(5):782-8.
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  218. Sparrow D, Tifft CP, Rosner B, Weiss ST. Postural changes in diastolic blood pressure and the risk of myocardial infarction: the Normative Aging Study. Circulation. 1984 Oct; 70(4):533-7.
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  219. Sparrow D, Glynn RJ, Cohen M, Weiss ST. The relationship of the peripheral leukocyte count and cigarette smoking to pulmonary function among adult men. Chest. 1984 Sep; 86(3):383-6.
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  220. Ekerdt DJ, Sparrow D, Glynn RJ, Bossé R. Change in blood pressure and total cholesterol with retirement. Am J Epidemiol. 1984 Jul; 120(1):64-71.
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  221. Sparrow D, Thomas HE, Weiss ST. Coronary heart disease in police officers participating in the Normative Aging Study. Am J Epidemiol. 1983 Oct; 118(4):508-13.
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  222. Sparrow D, Thomas HE, Rosner B, Weiss ST. The relationship of the baseline ECG to blood pressure change. JAMA. 1983 Sep 9; 250(10):1285-8.
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  223. Sparrow D, Weiss ST, Thomas HE, Rosner B, Baden L. The relationship of the U wave to the 10-year incidence of myocardial infarction. Am J Epidemiol. 1983 Jun; 117(6):729-34.
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  224. Sparrow D, Rosner B, Cohen M, Weiss ST. Alcohol consumption and pulmonary function. A cross-sectional and longitudinal study. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1983 Jun; 127(6):735-8.
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  225. Sparrow D, Stefos T, Bossé R, Weiss ST. The relationship of tar content to decline in pulmonary function in cigarette smokers. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1983 Jan; 127(1):56-8.
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  226. Minaker KL, Rowe JW, Young JB, Sparrow D, Pallotta JA, Landsberg L. Effect of age on insulin stimulation of sympathetic nervous system activity in man. Metabolism. 1982 Dec; 31(12):1181-4.
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  227. Baden L, Weiss ST, Thomas HE, Sparrow D. Smoking status and the electrocardiogram: a cross-sectional and longitudinal study. Arch Environ Health. 1982 Nov-Dec; 37(6):365-9.
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  228. Sparrow D, Silbert JE, Weiss ST. The relationship of pulmonary function to copper concentrations in drinking water. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1982 Aug; 126(2):312-5.
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  229. Sparrow D, Beausoleil NI, Garvey AJ, Rosner B, Silbert JE. The influence of cigarette smoking and age on bone loss in men. Arch Environ Health. 1982 Jul-Aug; 37(4):246-9.
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  230. Dibbs E. Fire fighting and coronary heart disease. Circulation. 1982 May; 65(5):943-6.
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  231. Sparrow D, Garvey AJ, Rosner B, Thomas HE. Factors in predicting blood pressure change. Circulation. 1982 Apr; 65(4):789-94.
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  232. Sparrow D, Bossé R, Rosner B, Weiss ST. The effect of occupational exposure on pulmonary function: a longitudinal evaluation of fire fighters and nonfire fighters. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1982 Mar; 125(3):319-22.
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  233. Rowe JW, Minaker KL, Sparrow D, Robertson GL. Age-related failure of volume-pressure-mediated vasopressin release. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1982 Mar; 54(3):661-4.
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  234. Bachman S, Sparrow D, Smith LK. Effect of aging on the electrocardiogram. Am J Cardiol. 1981 Sep; 48(3):513-6.
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  235. Bossé R, Sparrow D, Rose CL, Weiss ST. Longitudinal effect of age and smoking cessation on pulmonary function. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1981 Apr; 123(4 Pt 1):378-81.
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  236. Sparrow D, Rowe JW, Silbert JE. Cross-sectional and longitudinal changes in the erythrocyte sedimentation rate in men. J Gerontol. 1981 Mar; 36(2):180-4.
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  237. Sparrow D, Bosse R, Rowe JW. The influence of age, alcohol consumption, and body build on gonadal function in men. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1980 Sep; 51(3):508-12.
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  238. Bossé R, Sparrow D, Garvey AJ, Costa PT, Weiss ST, Rowe JW. Cigarette smoking, aging, and decline in pulmonary function: A longitudinal study. Arch Environ Health. 1980 Jul-Aug; 35(4):247-52.
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  239. Young JB, Rowe JW, Pallotta JA, Sparrow D, Landsberg L. Enhanced plasma norepinephrine response to upright posture and oral glucose administration in elderly human subjects. Metabolism. 1980 Jun; 29(6):532-9.
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  240. Sparrow D, Silbert JE, Rowe JW. The influence of age on peripheral lymphocyte count in men: a cross-sectional and longitudinal study. J Gerontol. 1980 Mar; 35(2):163-6.
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  241. Sparrow D, Dawber TR. The influence of cigarette smoking on prognosis after a first myocardial infarction. A report from the Framingham study. J Chronic Dis. 1978; 31(6-7):425-32.
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