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Browse our most recent publications to learn more about the research that we do in the Funk Laboratory.

An Ovarian Steroid Metabolomic Pathway Analysis in Basal and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) like Gonadotropin Conditions Reveals a Hyperandrogenic Phenotype Measured by Mass Spectrometry.
Gargus, E. S., Bae, Y., Chen, J., Moss, K. J., Ingram, A. N., Zhang, J., Montgomery, N. T., Boots, C. E., Funk, W. E., & Woodruff, T. K. (2022). Biomedicines, 10(7), 1646.

Human Serum Albumin Cys34 Adducts in Newborn Dried Blood Spots: Associations With Air Pollution Exposure During Pregnancy.
Funk, W. E., Montgomery, N., Bae, Y., Chen, J., Chow, T., Martinez, M. P., Lurmann, F., Eckel, S. P., McConnell, R., & Xiang, A. H. (2021). Frontiers in Public Health, 9, 730369.

Arsenic and birth outcomes in a predominately lower income Hispanic pregnancy cohort in Los Angeles.
Howe, C. G., Farzan, S. F., Garcia, E., Jursa, T., Iyer, R., Berhane, K., Chavez, T. A., Hodes, T. L., Grubbs, B. H., Funk, W. E., Smith, D. R., Bastain, T. M., & Breton, C. V. (2020). Environmental Research, 184, 109294.

Metabolomics and adductomics of newborn bloodspots to retrospectively assess the early-life exposome.
Petrick, L. M., Uppal, K., & Funk, W. E. (2020). Current Opinion in Pediatrics, 32(2), 300–307. 

Opportunities for evaluating chemical exposures and child health in the United States: The Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Program.
Echo, O. B. of P. C. F. (2020).  Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, 30(3), 397–419.

Associations of gestational diabetes mellitus with residential air pollution exposure in a large Southern California pregnancy cohort.
Jo, H., Eckel, S. P., Chen, J. C., Cockburn, M., Martinez, M. P., Chow, T., Lurmann, F., Funk, W. E., McConnell, R., & Xiang, A. H. (2019). Environment International, 130, 104933.

Direct human health risks of increased atmospheric carbon dioxide.
Jacobson, T. A., Kler, J. S., Hernke, M. T., Braun, R. K., Meyer, K. C., & Funk, W. E. (2019). Nature Sustainability, 2(8), 691–701.

Gestational diabetes mellitus, prenatal air pollution exposure, and autism spectrum disorder.
Jo, H., Eckel, S. P., Chen, J. C., Cockburn, M., Martinez, M. P., Chow, T., Lurmann, F. W., Funk, W. E., Xiang, A. H., & McConnell, R. (2019). Environment International, 133, 105110.

Sex-specific associations of autism spectrum disorder with residential air pollution exposure in a large Southern California pregnancy cohort.
Jo, H., Eckel, S. P., Wang, X., Chen, J. C., Cockburn, M., Martinez, M. P., Chow, T., Molshatzki, N., Lurmann, F. W., Funk, W. E., Xiang, A. H., & McConnell, R. (2019). Environmental Pollution, 254, 113010.

Expression and Characterization of Human Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein Isoforms and Interacting Proteins in Human Cells. 
Zhang, J., Wang, G., He, W., Losh, M., Berry-Kravis, E., Funk, W. Proteomic Insights. 2019, 19, 1-9.

Cosmetics and cancer: Adverse event reports submitted to the food and drug administration.
Jacob, S. L., Cornell, E., Kwa, M., Funk, W. E., & Xu, S. (2018). JNCI Cancer Spectrum, 2(2), pky012.

Human biomarker interpretation: The importance of intra-class correlation coefficients (ICC) and their calculations based on mixed models, ANOVA, and variance estimates.
Pleil, J. D., Wallace, M. A. G., Stiegel, M. A., & Funk, W. E. (2018). Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health - Part B: Critical Reviews, 21(3), 161–180. 

Quantification of cotinine in dried blood spots as a biomarker of exposure to tobacco smoke.
Ladror, D., Pitt, B., & Funk, W. (2018). Biomarkers, 23(1), 44–50. 

Use of Dried Blood Spots for Estimating Children’s Exposures to Toxic Metals in Epidemiological Research.
Funk, W., Pleil, J., Sauter, D., McDade, T., Holl, J. Environmental and Analytical Toxicology, 2015; S7:002.

Adapting Breath Biomarker Technologies to Adverse Outcome Pathways (AOPs) Research: Current Thoughts on Using In Vivo Discovery for Developing In Vitro Target Methods.
Pleil, J., Beauchamp, J., Miekisch, W., Funk, W. Journal of Breath Research, 2015; 9, 039001.

Estimating Geometric Mean, Geometric Standard Deviation, Confidence Intervals, and Exceedance Levels of Log-Normally Distributed Environmental and Biomonitoring Data from Disparate Publication Information.
Pleil, J., Sobus, J., Stiegel, M., Funk, W. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health Research, Part B: Critical Reviews, 2014; 17 (6), 341-368.

Assessment of Indoor Air Quality in the United Arab Emirates.
Funk, W., Pleil, J., Boundy, M., Nash, D., Trent, C., Yeatts, K., Davidson, C., Sadig, M., Leith, D. Journal of Environmental Protection, 2014; 5, 709-722.

Environmental and occupational exposure to chemicals and telomere length in human studies.
Zhang, X., Lin, S., Funk, W., Hou, L. Postgrad Med J. 2013, 89(1058):722-8.

Environmental Chemicals and Telomere Length in Human Studies.
Zhang, Z., Lin, S., Funk, W., Hou, L. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2013; 70(10), 743-749.

Quantification of Arsenic, Lead, Mercury, and Cadmium in Newborn Dried Blood Spots.
Funk, W., McGee, J., Olshan, A., Ghio, A. Biomarkers, 2013; 18(2), 144-147.

Adductomics: Characterizing Exposures to Reactive Electrophiles.
Rappaport, S., He, L., Grigoryan, H., Funk, W., Williams, E. Toxicology Letters, 2012; 13;213(1), 83-90.

Quantification of Anti- Müllerian Hormone (AMH) in Dried Blood Spots: Validation of a Minimally-Invasive Method for Assessing Ovarian Reserve.
McDade, T., Woodruff, T., Huang, J., Funk, W., Prewitt, M., Kondapalli, L., Garcia, C. Human Reproduction, 2012; 0(0), 1-6.

Environmental Research Challenges and Successes in the Arabian Gulf Region.
Yeatts, K., El-Sadig, M., Ali, Campbell, A., Reeves, L., Chan, Ng, S., Boundy, M., Funk, W., Leith, D., Popkin, B., MacDonald Gibson, J., Rusyn, E., Olshan, A. Environmental Health Perspectives, 2012; 120(5), 632-636.

Indoor Air Pollutants and Health in the United Arab Emirates.
Yeatts, K., Sadig, M., Leath, D., Maskiri, F., Kalsbbek, W., Rusyn, I., Zoubeidi, T., Chan, R., Kassab, M., Funk, W., Boundy, M., MacDonald, J., Olshan, A. Environmental Health Perspectives, 2012; 120(5), 687-694.

Profiling Cys34 Adducts of Human Serum Albumin by Fixed-Step Selected Reaction Monitoring.
Li, H., Grigoryan, H., Funk, W., Lu, S., Rose, S., Williams, E., Rappaport, S. Cellular and Molecular Proteomics, 2011; 10(3), 1-14.

Enrichment of Cysteinyl Adducts of Human Serum Albumin.
Funk, W., Li, H., Iavarone, A., Williams, E., Riby, J., Rappaport, S. Analytical Biochemistry, 2010; 400(1), 61-68.

Release of the Pro-Inflammatory Markers by BEAS-2B Cells Following In Vitro Exposure to Biodiesel Extracts.
Swanson, K., Kado, N., Funk, W., Pleil, J., Madden, M., Ghio, A. The Open Toxicology Journal, 2009; 3(8), 8-15.

Hemoglobin Adducts of Benzene Oxide in Neonatal and Adult Dried Blood Spots.
Funk, W., Waidyanatha, S., Chaing, S., Rappaport, S. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention, 2008; 17(8), 1896-1901.

Identification of Surrogate Measures of Diesel Exhaust Exposure in a Controlled Chamber Study.
Sobus, J., Pleil, J., Madden, M., Funk, W., Hubbard, H., Rappaport, S. Environmental Science & Technology, 2008; 42(23), 8822-8828.

Residual Indoor Contamination from World Trade Center Rubble Fires as Indicated by Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Profiles.
Pleil, J., Funk, W., Rappaport, S. Environmental Science & Technology, 2006; 40 (4), 1172 -1177.