FAMRI Center Publications

Below are recent publications from FAMRI Bland Lane Center investigators.


  1. Akuete K, Oh SS, Thyne S, Rodriguez-Santana JR, Chapela R, Meade K, Rodriguez-Cintron W, LeNoir M, Ford JG, Williams LK, Avila PC, Burchard EG, Tcheurekdjian H.  Ethnic variability in persistent asthma after in utero tobacco exposure.  Pediatrics 2011;128:e623-30.  doi: 10.1542/peds.2011-0640.  Epub 2011 Aug 22.

  2. Arjomandi M, Haight T, Sadeghi N, Redberg R, Gold WM (2012) Reduced Exercise Tolerance and Pulmonary Capillary Recruitment with Remote Secondhand Smoke Exposure. PLoS ONE 7(4): e34393. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0034393.

  3. Benowitz NL, Dempsey D, Tyndale RF, St. Helen G, Jacob P III.  Dose-independent kinetics with low level exposure to nicotine and cotinine.  Br J Clin Pharmacol 2012;75:277-279.

  4. California Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment. Respiratory Health Effects of Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke. September 1997. (Contributing author:  Shusterman D)

  5. Dempsey DA, Meyers MJ, Oh SS, Nguyen EA, Fuentes-Afflick E, Wu AH, Jacob P, Benowitz NL. Determination of tobacco smoke exposure by plasma cotinine levels in infants and children attending urban public hospital clinics.  Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012 Sep 1;166(9):851-6. doi: 10.1001/archpediatrics.2012.170.

  6. Fowles J, Shusterman D. Cigarette science: Addiction by design. In: Boyle P, et al., (eds.). Tobacco: Science, Policy and Public Health. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004, pp. 167-180.

  7. Frasnelli J, Hummel T, Shusterman D. Clinical disorders of the trigeminal system. In: Hummel T, Welge-Lussen A (eds.): Management of Smell and Taste Disorders. Stuttgart, Thieme (In press).

  8. Jones IA, St. Helen Gideon, Meyers MJ, Dempsey DA, Havel C, Jacob P III, Northcross A, Hammond SK, Benowitz NL.  Biomarkers of secondhand smoke exposure in automobiles.  Tob Control 2013;0:1-7.

  9. Odierna DH, White J, Forsyth S, Bero LA.  Critical appraisal training increases understanding and confidence and enhances the use of evidence in diverse categories of learners.  Health Expectations 2012, December 16.  Doi:10-.1111/hex 12030 {epub ahead of print].

  10. Oh SS, Tcheurekdjian H, Roth LA, Nguyen EA, Sen S, Galanter JM, Davis A, Farber HJ, Gilliland FD, Kumar R, Avila PC, Brigino-Buenaventura E, Chapela R, Ford JG, LeNoir MA, Lurmann F, Meade K, Serebrisky D, Thyne S, Rodriguez-Cintron W, Rodriguez-Santana JR, Williams LK, Borrell LN, Burchard EG.  Effect of secondhand smoke on asthma control among black and Latino children.  J Allergy Clin Immunol  2012 Jun;129:1478-83.e7.doi:10.1016/j.jaci.2012.03.017.Epub 2012 Apr 30.

  11. Schane RE, Prochaska JJ, Glantz SA.  Counseling nondaily smokers about secondhand smoke as a cessation message:  a pilot randomized trial.  Nicotine & Tobacco Research 2013;15:334-342.

  12. Schick SF, Farraro KF, Perrino C, Sleiman M, van de Vossenberg G, Prinh MP, Hammond SK, Jenkins BM, Balmes J.  Thirdhand cigarette smoke in an experimental chamber:  evidence of surface deposition of nicotine, nitrosamines and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and de novo formation of NNK.  Tob Control 2013;0:1-8.  Doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2012-050915.

  13. Schick S, Shusterman DJ. Secondhand tobacco smoke exposure in humans. In: Morris JB, Shusterman DJ (eds). Toxicology of the Nose and Upper Airways. NY, Informa Healthcare, 2010, pp. 298-311.

  14. Schick SF, van den Vossenberg G, Luo A, Whitlatch A, Jacob P, Balmes J, Shusterman D. Thirty minute-exposure to aged cigarette smoke increases nasal congestion in nonsmokers. J Toxicol Environ Health 2013; 76:601-613.

  15. Schick SF, Farraro KF, Fang J, Nasir S, Kim J, Lucas D, Wong H, Balmes J, Giles DK, Jenkins B.  An apparatus for generating aged cigarette smoke for controlled human exposure studies.  Aerosol Science and Technology 2012;46:1246-1255.

  16. Shusterman D. The effects of air pollutants and irritants on the upper airway. Proc Am Thoracic Soc 2011; 8:101-105.

  17. Shusterman D, Jansen K, Weaver E, Koenig J. Documentation of the nasal nitric oxide response to humming: Methods evaluation. Eur J Clin Invest 2007; 37:746-752.

  18. Shusterman D, Weaver E, Goldberg A, Schick S, Wong H, Balmes J. Pilot evaluation of the nasal nitric oxide response to humming as an index of osteomeatal patency.  Am J Rhinol Allergy 2012; 26(2):123-6.

  19. Singer JP, Katz PP, Iribarren C, Omachi TA, Sanchez G, Yelin EH, Cisternas MG, Blanc PD.  Both pulmonary and extra-pulmonary factors predict the development of disability in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.  Respiration 2012 Jun 9 [epub ahead of print]