Publications by authors named "Greet Schoeters"

100Publications

Determinants of exposure levels of bisphenols in flemish adolescents.

Environ Res 2020 Dec 1;193:110567. Epub 2020 Dec 1.

Toxicological Center, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610, Wilrijk, Belgium. Electronic address:

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December 2020

Early-life exposure to multiple persistent organic pollutants and metals and birth weight: Pooled analysis in four Flemish birth cohorts.

Environ Int 2020 Dec 28;145:106149. Epub 2020 Sep 28.

Division of Environmental Epidemiology, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands; Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

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December 2020

Biomarkers of metabolic disorders and neurobehavioral diseases in a PCB- exposed population: What we learned and the implications for future research.

Environ Res 2020 12 13;191:110211. Epub 2020 Sep 13.

Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, College of Medicine, Howard University, Washington DC, USA; Department of Biology, Howard University, Washington, DC, USA. Electronic address:

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December 2020

Maternal phthalate exposure and asthma, rhinitis and eczema in 552 children aged 5 years; a prospective cohort study.

Environ Health 2020 03 13;19(1):32. Epub 2020 Mar 13.

Department of Environmental Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, J.B. Winsløwsvej 17A, 5000, Odense, Denmark.

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March 2020

Biobank@VITO: Biobanking the General Population in Flanders.

Front Med (Lausanne) 2020 14;7:37. Epub 2020 Feb 14.

Unit Health, Flanders' Research and Technology Organisation on Cleantech and Sustainable Development (VITO), Mol, Belgium.

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February 2020

Association between prenatal exposure to perfluoroalkyl substances and asthma in 5-year-old children in the Odense Child Cohort.

Environ Health 2019 11 15;18(1):97. Epub 2019 Nov 15.

Department of Environmental Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.

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November 2019

A strategy to validate a selection of human effect biomarkers using adverse outcome pathways: Proof of concept for phthalates and reproductive effects.

Environ Res 2019 08 15;175:235-256. Epub 2019 May 15.

Unit Health, Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO NV), Mol, Belgium; Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium; Department of Environmental Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.

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August 2019

Prenatal bisphenol A exposure is associated with language development but not with ADHD-related behavior in toddlers from the Odense Child Cohort.

Environ Res 2019 03 24;170:398-405. Epub 2018 Dec 24.

Department of Growth and Reproduction, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark; International Center for Research and Research Training in Endocrine Disruption of Male Reproduction and Child Health (EDMaRC), Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

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March 2019

Socio-Economic Status and Health: Evaluation of Human Biomonitored Chemical Exposure to Per- and Polyfluorinated Substances across Status.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2018 12 11;15(12). Epub 2018 Dec 11.

Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO)-Sustainable Health, 2400 Mol, Belgium.

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December 2018

Cord blood leptin and insulin levels in association with mitochondrial DNA content.

J Transl Med 2018 08 13;16(1):224. Epub 2018 Aug 13.

Centre for Environmental Sciences, Hasselt University, Agoralaan Building D, 3590, Diepenbeek, Belgium.

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August 2018

Prenatal exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals and risk of being born small for gestational age: Pooled analysis of seven European birth cohorts.

Environ Int 2018 06 30;115:267-278. Epub 2018 Mar 30.

Unit Environmental Risk and Health, Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO), Mol, Belgium; Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium; University of Southern Denmark, Institute of Public Health, Department of Environmental Medicine, Odense, Denmark.

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June 2018

Toxicity of Urban PM and Relation with Tracers of Biomass Burning.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2018 02 12;15(2). Epub 2018 Feb 12.

Environmental Risk and Health Unit, Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO), Boeretang 200, 2400 Mol, Belgium.

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February 2018

Cohort Profile: Pregnancy And Childhood Epigenetics (PACE) Consortium.

Authors:
Janine F Felix Bonnie R Joubert Andrea A Baccarelli Gemma C Sharp Catarina Almqvist Isabella Annesi-Maesano Hasan Arshad Nour Baïz Marian J Bakermans-Kranenburg Kelly M Bakulski Elisabeth B Binder Luigi Bouchard Carrie V Breton Bert Brunekreef Kelly J Brunst Esteban G Burchard Mariona Bustamante Leda Chatzi Monica Cheng Munthe-Kaas Eva Corpeleijn Darina Czamara Dana Dabelea George Davey Smith Patrick De Boever Liesbeth Duijts Terence Dwyer Celeste Eng Brenda Eskenazi Todd M Everson Fahimeh Falahi M Daniele Fallin Sara Farchi Mariana F Fernandez Lu Gao Tom R Gaunt Akram Ghantous Matthew W Gillman Semira Gonseth Veit Grote Olena Gruzieva Siri E Håberg Zdenko Herceg Marie-France Hivert Nina Holland John W Holloway Cathrine Hoyo Donglei Hu Rae-Chi Huang Karen Huen Marjo-Riitta Järvelin Dereje D Jima Allan C Just Margaret R Karagas Robert Karlsson Wilfried Karmaus Katerina J Kechris Juha Kere Manolis Kogevinas Berthold Koletzko Gerard H Koppelman Leanne K Küpers Christine Ladd-Acosta Jari Lahti Nathalie Lambrechts Sabine A S Langie Rolv T Lie Andrew H Liu Maria C Magnus Per Magnus Rachel L Maguire Carmen J Marsit Wendy McArdle Erik Melén Phillip Melton Susan K Murphy Tim S Nawrot Lorenza Nisticò Ellen A Nohr Björn Nordlund Wenche Nystad Sam S Oh Emily Oken Christian M Page Patrice Perron Göran Pershagen Costanza Pizzi Michelle Plusquin Katri Raikkonen Sarah E Reese Eva Reischl Lorenzo Richiardi Susan Ring Ritu P Roy Peter Rzehak Greet Schoeters David A Schwartz Sylvain Sebert Harold Snieder Thorkild I A Sørensen Anne P Starling Jordi Sunyer Jack A Taylor Henning Tiemeier Vilhelmina Ullemar Marina Vafeiadi Marinus H Van Ijzendoorn Judith M Vonk Annette Vriens Martine Vrijheid Pei Wang Joseph L Wiemels Allen J Wilcox Rosalind J Wright Cheng-Jian Xu Zongli Xu Ivana V Yang Paul Yousefi Hongmei Zhang Weiming Zhang Shanshan Zhao Golareh Agha Caroline L Relton Vincent W V Jaddoe Stephanie J London

Int J Epidemiol 2018 02;47(1):22-23u

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, USA.

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February 2018

Human biomonitoring from an environmental justice perspective: supporting study participation of women of Turkish and Moroccan descent.

Environ Health 2017 05 19;16(1):48. Epub 2017 May 19.

Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Antwerp, Sint-Jacobstraat 2, 2000, Antwerp, Belgium.

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May 2017

Metals, hormones and sexual maturation in Flemish adolescents in three cross-sectional studies (2002-2015).

Environ Int 2017 May 18;102:190-199. Epub 2017 Mar 18.

Department of Analytical, Environmental and Geochemistry (AMGC), Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Elsene, Belgium.

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May 2017

Phthalate-induced oxidative stress and association with asthma-related airway inflammation in adolescents.

Int J Hyg Environ Health 2017 04 30;220(2 Pt B):468-477. Epub 2017 Jan 30.

Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO), Mol, Belgium; Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium; Department of Environmental Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.

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April 2017

Environmental exposure to human carcinogens in teenagers and the association with DNA damage.

Environ Res 2017 Jan 20;152:165-174. Epub 2016 Oct 20.

Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO), Mol, Belgium; Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium; University of Southern Denmark, Institute of Public Health, Department of Environmental Medicine, Odense, Denmark.

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January 2017

Urinary t,t-muconic acid as a proxy-biomarker of car exhaust and neurobehavioral performance in 15-year olds.

Environ Res 2016 Nov 27;151:521-527. Epub 2016 Aug 27.

Centre for Environmental Sciences, Hasselt University, Diepenbeek, Belgium; Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Environment & Health Unit, Leuven University, Leuven, Belgium. Electronic address:

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November 2016

The added value of a surveillance human biomonitoring program: The case of FLEHS in Flanders (Belgium).

Int J Hyg Environ Health 2017 03 20;220(2 Pt A):46-54. Epub 2016 Sep 20.

Environment & Health, Flemish Government, Environment, Nature and Energy Department, Brussels, Belgium. Electronic address:

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March 2017

Metabolic targets of endocrine disrupting chemicals assessed by cord blood transcriptome profiling.

Reprod Toxicol 2016 10 31;65:307-320. Epub 2016 Aug 31.

Environmental Risk and Health, Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO), Boeretang 200, 2400, Mol, Belgium; Biomedical Sciences, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610, Wilrijk, Belgium; Environmental Medicine, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Campusvej 55, 5000, Odense, Denmark.

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October 2016

Migration limits for children's toys are nothing to play with.

Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 2016 10 25;80:272-3. Epub 2016 Jul 25.

European Commission, Directorate General for Health and Food Safety, L-2920 Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

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October 2016

Combined Effects of Prenatal Exposures to Environmental Chemicals on Birth Weight.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2016 05 12;13(5). Epub 2016 May 12.

Environmental Risk and Health, Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO), 2400 Mol, Belgium.

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May 2016

Identification of PM10 characteristics involved in cellular responses in human bronchial epithelial cells (Beas-2B).

Environ Res 2016 08 10;149:48-56. Epub 2016 May 10.

Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO), Environmental Risk and Health Unit, Boeretang 200, 2400 Mol, Belgium; University of Antwerp, Department of Biomedical Sciences, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium. Electronic address:

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August 2016

Investigating unmetabolized polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in adolescents' urine as biomarkers of environmental exposure.

Chemosphere 2016 Jul 19;155:48-56. Epub 2016 Apr 19.

Department of Analytical, Environmental and Geochemistry (AMGC), Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Elsene, Belgium.

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July 2016

Whole-Genome Saliva and Blood DNA Methylation Profiling in Individuals with a Respiratory Allergy.

PLoS One 2016 21;11(3):e0151109. Epub 2016 Mar 21.

Environmental Risk and Health unit, Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO), Mol, Belgium.

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August 2016

Peripheral blood collection: the first step towards gene expression profiling.

Biomarkers 2016 Jul 17;21(5):458-65. Epub 2016 Mar 17.

a Unit Environmental Risk and Health, Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO NV) , Mol , Belgium ;

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July 2016

The European Long-range Research Initiative (LRI): A decade of contributions to human health protection, exposure modelling and environmental integrity.

Toxicology 2015 Nov 24;337:83-90. Epub 2015 Sep 24.

University of Manchester, Faculty of Life Sciences, Manchester M13 9PT, United Kingdom.

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November 2015

Lessons learned from the application of BEES-C: Systematic assessment of study quality of epidemiologic research on BPA, neurodevelopment, and respiratory health.

Environ Int 2015 Jul 14;80:41-71. Epub 2015 Apr 14.

Environmental Risk and Health Unit, VITO, Industriezone Vlasmeer 7, 2400 MOL, Belgium; University of Antwerp, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Belgium. Electronic address:

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July 2015

Internal exposure to organochlorine pollutants and cadmium and self-reported health status: a prospective study.

Int J Hyg Environ Health 2015 Mar 4;218(2):232-45. Epub 2014 Dec 4.

Free University of Brussels (VUB), Department of Analytical and Environmental Chemistry (ANCH), Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels, Belgium.

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March 2015

Neurobehavioral performance in adolescents is inversely associated with traffic exposure.

Environ Int 2015 Feb 20;75:136-43. Epub 2014 Nov 20.

Centre for Environmental Sciences, Hasselt University, Diepenbeek, Belgium; School of Public Health, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium. Electronic address:

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February 2015

Neurobehavioral function and low-level metal exposure in adolescents.

Int J Hyg Environ Health 2015 Jan 26;218(1):139-46. Epub 2014 Sep 26.

Centre for Environmental Sciences, Hasselt University, Diepenbeek, Belgium; School of Public Health and Primary Care, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium. Electronic address:

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January 2015

Airway oxidative stress and inflammation markers in exhaled breath from children are linked with exposure to black carbon.

Environ Int 2014 Dec 20;73:440-6. Epub 2014 Sep 20.

Environmental Risk and Health Unit, VITO (Flemish Institute for Technological Research), Boeretang 200, B-2400 Mol, Belgium. Electronic address:

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December 2014

A proposal for assessing study quality: Biomonitoring, Environmental Epidemiology, and Short-lived Chemicals (BEES-C) instrument.

Environ Int 2014 Dec 17;73:195-207. Epub 2014 Aug 17.

Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, UMDNJ, 170 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA. Electronic address:

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December 2014

Exhaled nitric oxide and nasal tryptase are associated with wheeze, rhinitis and nasal allergy in primary school children.

Biomarkers 2014 Sep 14;19(6):481-7. Epub 2014 Jul 14.

Environmental Risk and Health Unit, VITO (Flemish Institute for Technological Research) , Boeretang , Belgium .

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September 2014

Prenatal exposure to DDE and PCB 153 and respiratory health in early childhood: a meta-analysis.

Epidemiology 2014 Jul;25(4):544-53

From the aCentre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain; bCIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Spain; cIMIM (Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute), Barcelona, Spain; dUniversitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain; eUniversity of Valencia, Spain; fCenter for Public Health Research (CSISP-FISABIO), Valencia, Spain; gSubdirección de Salud Pública de Gipuzkoa, Departamento de Sanidad del Gobierno Vasco, Spain; hBiodonostia, Donostia Ospitalea, Donostia-San Sebastián, Basque Country, Spain; iDepartment of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital Bispebjerg, Copenhagen, Denmark; jDepartment of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece; kINSERM, U1085 IRSET, University of Rennes I, Rennes, France; lNorwegian Institute of Public Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway; mEnvironmental Risk and Health, Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO), Mol, Belgium; nNational Institute for Health and Welfare, Department of Environmental Health, Chemical Exposure Unit, Finland; oRuhr University Bochum, Department of Hygiene, Social and Environmental Medicine, Bochum, Germany; pIUF Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine, Düsseldorf, Germany; qSlovak Medical University, Faculty of Public Health, Bratislava, Slovak Republic; rDepartment of Epidemiology and Public Health, University Hospital, Rennes, France; sLaboratory of Environmental Toxicology, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Oslo, Norway; and tDepartment of Biomedical Sciences, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium; and uArea de Salud de Menorca, IB-SALUT, Menorca, Spain.

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July 2014

Prenatal exposure to environmental contaminants and body composition at age 7-9 years.

Environ Res 2014 Jul 16;132:24-32. Epub 2014 Apr 16.

Department of Public Health, Ghent University, UZ 2 Blok A, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium; FWO Research Foundation, Egmontstraat 5, 1000 Brussels, Belgium. Electronic address:

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July 2014

Expression of the sFLT1 gene in cord blood cells is associated to maternal arsenic exposure and decreased birth weight.

PLoS One 2014 24;9(3):e92677. Epub 2014 Mar 24.

Environmental Risk and Health, Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO), Mol, Belgium; Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium; Department of Environmental Medicine, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.

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January 2015

Characterization of the peripheral blood transcriptome in a repeated measures design using a panel of healthy individuals.

Genomics 2014 Jan 7;103(1):31-9. Epub 2013 Dec 7.

Flemish Institute for Technological Research, Unit Environmental Risk and Health, Belgium; University of Antwerp, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Belgium; University of Southern Denmark, Department of Environmental Medicine, Denmark.

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January 2014

Gene expressions changes in bronchial epithelial cells: markers for respiratory sensitizers and exploration of the NRF2 pathway.

Toxicol In Vitro 2014 Mar 6;28(2):209-17. Epub 2013 Nov 6.

Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO), Unit Environmental Risk and Health, Boeretang 200, Mol, Belgium; Department of Biomedical Sciences, Antwerp University, Universiteitsplein 1, Antwerp, Belgium; Department of Environmental Medicine, University of Southern Denmark, Winslowsparken 17, Odense, Denmark. Electronic address:

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March 2014

Health effects in the Flemish population in relation to low levels of mercury exposure: from organ to transcriptome level.

Int J Hyg Environ Health 2014 Mar 28;217(2-3):239-47. Epub 2013 Jun 28.

Free University of Brussels (VUB), Department of Analytical and Environmental Chemistry (ANCH), Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels, Belgium. Electronic address:

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March 2014

Influence of ambient air pollution on global DNA methylation in healthy adults: a seasonal follow-up.

Environ Int 2013 Sep 3;59:418-24. Epub 2013 Aug 3.

Environmental Risk and Health unit, VITO (Flemish Institute for Technological Research), Boeretang 200, B-2400 Mol, Belgium.

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September 2013

Prenatal exposure to environmental contaminants and behavioural problems at age 7-8years.

Environ Int 2013 Sep 9;59:225-31. Epub 2013 Jul 9.

Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium; Research Foundation - Flanders, Brussels, Belgium.

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September 2013

Perinatal exposure to purity-controlled polychlorinated biphenyl 52, 138, or 180 alters toxicogenomic profiles in peripheral blood of rats after 4 months.

Chem Res Toxicol 2013 Aug 8;26(8):1159-67. Epub 2013 Jul 8.

Unit Environmental Risk and Health, Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO) , Industriezone Vlasmeer 7, 2400 Mol, Belgium.

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August 2013