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David Sparrow, D.Sc.

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Connection Strength

6.830
  1. Differential DNA methylation and PM2.5 species in a 450K epigenome-wide association study. Epigenetics. 2017 02; 12(2):139-148.
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    Score: 0.180
  2. Cognitive function and short-term exposure to residential air temperature: A repeated measures study based on spatiotemporal estimates of temperature. Environ Res. 2016 10; 150:446-451.
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    Score: 0.174
  3. Long-Term Exposure to Ambient Fine Particulate Matter and Renal Function in Older Men: The Veterans Administration Normative Aging Study. Environ Health Perspect. 2016 09; 124(9):1353-60.
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    Score: 0.171
  4. Fine particles, genetic pathways, and markers of inflammation and endothelial dysfunction: Analysis on particulate species and sources. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2016 06; 26(4):415-21.
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    Score: 0.169
  5. Use of the Adaptive LASSO Method to Identify PM2.5 Components Associated with Blood Pressure in Elderly Men: The Veterans Affairs Normative Aging Study. Environ Health Perspect. 2016 Jan; 124(1):120-5.
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    Score: 0.162
  6. Associations between air pollution and perceived stress: the Veterans Administration Normative Aging Study. Environ Health. 2015 Jan 27; 14:10.
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    Score: 0.158
  7. The effect of oxidative stress polymorphisms on the association between long-term black carbon exposure and lung function among elderly men. Thorax. 2015 Feb; 70(2):133-7.
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    Score: 0.156
  8. Associations between changes in city and address specific temperature and QT interval--the VA Normative Aging Study. PLoS One. 2014; 9(9):e106258.
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    Score: 0.154
  9. Long-term effects of traffic particles on lung function decline in the elderly. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Sep 01; 190(5):542-8.
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    Score: 0.154
  10. Epigenetic influences on associations between air pollutants and lung function in elderly men: the normative aging study. Environ Health Perspect. 2014 Jun; 122(6):566-72.
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    Score: 0.148
  11. 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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    Score: 0.145
  12. Associations between arrhythmia episodes and temporally and spatially resolved black carbon and particulate matter in elderly patients. Occup Environ Med. 2014 Mar; 71(3):201-7.
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    Score: 0.145
  13. 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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    Score: 0.142
  14. 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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    Score: 0.138
  15. Air pollution and DNA methylation: interaction by psychological factors in the VA Normative Aging Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2012 Aug 01; 176(3):224-32.
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    Score: 0.132
  16. 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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    Score: 0.129
  17. Aging and epigenetics: longitudinal changes in gene-specific DNA methylation. Epigenetics. 2012 Jan 01; 7(1):63-70.
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    Score: 0.128
  18. 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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    Score: 0.127
  19. 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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    Score: 0.126
  20. 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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    Score: 0.125
  21. 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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    Score: 0.121
  22. Ambient temperature, air pollution, and heart rate variability in an aging population. Am J Epidemiol. 2011 May 01; 173(9):1013-21.
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    Score: 0.121
  23. 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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    Score: 0.120
  24. 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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    Score: 0.119
  25. Outdoor temperature is associated with serum HDL and LDL. Environ Res. 2011 Feb; 111(2):281-7.
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    Score: 0.119
  26. Ischemic heart disease and stroke in relation to blood DNA methylation. Epidemiology. 2010 Nov; 21(6):819-28.
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    Score: 0.118
  27. Relationship between outdoor temperature and blood pressure. Occup Environ Med. 2011 Apr; 68(4):296-301.
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    Score: 0.117
  28. Associations between outdoor temperature and markers of inflammation: a cohort study. Environ Health. 2010 Jul 23; 9:42.
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    Score: 0.115
  29. Repetitive element DNA methylation and circulating endothelial and inflammation markers in the VA normative aging study. Epigenetics. 2010 Apr; 5(3):222-8.
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    Score: 0.113
  30. 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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    Score: 0.112
  31. Air pollution, obesity, genes and cellular adhesion molecules. Occup Environ Med. 2010 May; 67(5):312-7.
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    Score: 0.110
  32. 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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    Score: 0.108
  33. 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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    Score: 0.108
  34. 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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    Score: 0.105
  35. 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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    Score: 0.104
  36. 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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    Score: 0.104
  37. Rapid DNA methylation changes after exposure to traffic particles. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2009 Apr 01; 179(7):572-8.
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    Score: 0.104
  38. Traffic-related particles are associated with elevated homocysteine: the VA normative aging study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2008 Aug 01; 178(3):283-9.
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    Score: 0.099
  39. Cardiac autonomic dysfunction: effects from particulate air pollution and protection by dietary methyl nutrients and metabolic polymorphisms. Circulation. 2008 Apr 08; 117(14):1802-9.
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    Score: 0.098
  40. Air pollution and heart rate variability: effect modification by chronic lead exposure. Epidemiology. 2008 Jan; 19(1):111-20.
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    Score: 0.097
  41. 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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    Score: 0.096
  42. 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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    Score: 0.095
  43. 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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    Score: 0.094
  44. 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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    Score: 0.091
  45. 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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    Score: 0.090
  46. Inflammatory markers and particulate air pollution: characterizing the pathway to disease. Int J Epidemiol. 2006 Oct; 35(5):1347-54.
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    Score: 0.087
  47. 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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    Score: 0.082
  48. 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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    Score: 0.079
  49. Accelerated epigenetic aging as a risk factor for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and decreased lung function in two prospective cohort studies. Aging (Albany NY). 2020 08 03; 12(16):16539-16554.
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    Score: 0.058
  50. Blood DNA methylation biomarkers of cumulative lead exposure in adults. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2021 02; 31(1):108-116.
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    Score: 0.055
  51. Cardiac autonomic dysfunction: particulate air pollution effects are modulated by epigenetic immunoregulation of Toll-like receptor 2 and dietary flavonoid intake. J Am Heart Assoc. 2015 Jan 27; 4(1):e001423.
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    Score: 0.039
  52. Effect modification by vitamin D receptor genetic polymorphisms in the association between cumulative lead exposure and pulse pressure: a longitudinal study. Environ Health. 2015 Jan 13; 14:5.
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    Score: 0.039
  53. Occupational determinants of cumulative lead exposure: analysis of bone lead among men in the VA normative aging study. J Occup Environ Med. 2014 Apr; 56(4):435-40.
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    Score: 0.037
  54. Pessimistic orientation in relation to telomere length in older men: the VA normative aging study. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2014 Apr; 42:68-76.
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    Score: 0.037
  55. Blood pressure and cognition: factors that may account for their inconsistent association. Epidemiology. 2013 Nov; 24(6):886-93.
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    Score: 0.036
  56. 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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    Score: 0.036
  57. Allergen sensitization is associated with increased DNA methylation in older men. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2013; 161(1):37-43.
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    Score: 0.034
  58. Alu and LINE-1 methylation and lung function in the normative ageing study. BMJ Open. 2012; 2(5).
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    Score: 0.034
  59. 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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    Score: 0.031
  60. 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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    Score: 0.031
  61. 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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    Score: 0.030
  62. Biomarkers of lead exposure and DNA methylation within retrotransposons. Environ Health Perspect. 2010 Jun; 118(6):790-5.
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    Score: 0.028
  63. 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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    Score: 0.027
  64. 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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    Score: 0.027
  65. 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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    Score: 0.027
  66. 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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    Score: 0.026
  67. 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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    Score: 0.025
  68. Iron metabolism genes, low-level lead exposure, and QT interval. Environ Health Perspect. 2009 Jan; 117(1):80-5.
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    Score: 0.025
  69. 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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    Score: 0.024
  70. 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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    Score: 0.024
  71. 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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    Score: 0.023
  72. 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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    Score: 0.023
  73. 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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    Score: 0.023
  74. Cumulative lead exposure and cognitive performance among elderly men. Epidemiology. 2007 Jan; 18(1):59-66.
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    Score: 0.023
  75. 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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    Score: 0.022
  76. 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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    Score: 0.022
  77. 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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    Score: 0.020
  78. Lead, diabetes, hypertension, and renal function: the normative aging study. Environ Health Perspect. 2004 Aug; 112(11):1178-82.
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    Score: 0.019
  79. 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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    Score: 0.019
  80. 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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    Score: 0.017
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