Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

William Funk Lab

Selected Publications

Learn more about the research that we do in the Funk Laboratory through our recent publications.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Research Challenges and Successes in the Arabian Gulf Region. Environmental Health Perspectives, 2012; 120(5), 632-636.

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. Indoor Air Pollutants and Health in the United Arab Emirates. Environmental Health Perspectives, 2012; 120(5), 687-694.

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

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

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

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

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

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