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Recent Publications

                                                                   (underlined names represent students)

Rodriguez-Villamizar LA, Moreno-Corzo FE, Valbuena-García AM, Uribe Pérez CJ, Brome Bohórquez MR, García García HI, Bravo LE, Ortiz Martínez RG, Niederbacher Velásquez J, Osornio Vargas AR. Childhood leukemia in small geographical areas and proximity to industrial sources of air pollutants in three Colombian cities. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 17, 7925 (1-17 pages);, Oct 29th, 2020. Open Access    

Muñoz-Pizza DM, Villada-Canela M, Rivera-Castañeda P, Reyna-Carranza MA, Osornio-Vargas A, Martinez-Cruz ALL. Stated benefits from air quality improvement through urban afforestation in an arid city –A contingent valuation in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 55 (2020):1 - 13, 126854,, Available on line Sep 15th, 2020. Open Access    

Nielsen C, Gascon M, Osornio Vargas A, Shier C, Guttman DS, Becker A, Azad M, Sears M, Lefebvre D, Moraes T, Turvey S, Subbarao P, Takaro TK, Brook J, Scott J, Mandhane P, Tun H, Kozyrskyj A. Natural environments in the urban context and gut microbiota in infants. Environment International 142:105881,, Jun 28th, 2020. Open Access

Muñoz-Pizza DM, Villada-Canela M, Reyna MA, Texcalac-Sangrador JL, Osornio-Vargas A,. Air pollution and children’s respiratory health: a scoping review of socioeconomic status as an effect modifier. Int J Public Health (2020)., May 13th, 2020.    

Nielsen C, Amrhein C, Shah P, Stieb D, Osornio Vargas AR. Space-time hot spots of critically ill small for gestational age newborns and industrial air pollutants in major metropolitan areas of Canada. Environmental Research, 186:109472. Apr 8th, 2020.

Rowe S, Karkhaneh Z, MacDonald I, Chambers T, Amjad S, Osornio-Vargas A, Chari R, Kumar M, Ospina MB. Systematic Review of the Measurement Properties of Indices of Prenatal Care Utilization. BMC Pregnancy & Child 20, article number 171: 1-9. Mar 18th, 2020. Open Access    

Ospina MB, Osornio Vargas AR, Nielsen C, Crawford S, Kumar M, Aziz K, Serrano-Lomelín J. Socioeconomic Gradients of Adverse Birth Outcomes and Related Maternal Factors in Rural and Urban Alberta, Canada: A Concentration Index Approach. BMJ Open 10(1):e033296. PMID: 32014876. Feb 2nd, 2020. Open Access    

Ibironke O, Carranza C, Sarkar S, Torres M, Choi HT, Nwoko J, Black K, Quintana-Belmares R, Osornio-Vargas A, Ohman-Strickland A, Schwander S. Urban Air Pollution Particulates Suppress Human T-cell Responses to Mycobacterium tuberculosis. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 16(21):4112. PMID: 31731429. Oct 25th, 2019. Open Access    

Nielsen C, Amrhein C, Serrano-Lomelin J, Osornio Vargas AR. Geographic information assessment of maternal ambient health hazards and adverse birth outcomes in Canada. STotEn 696 (134091): 1-16. Aug 29th,  2019.    

Nielsen C, Amrhein C, Shah P, Aziz K, Osornio Vargas AR. Spatiotemporal patterns of small for gestational age and low birth weight births and associations with land use and socioeconomic status. Environ Health Insights 13:1-13. PMID: 31488949. Aug 22nd, 2109. Open Access

Sarkar S, Rivas-Santiago CE, Ibironke OA, Carranza C, Meng Q, Osornio-Vargas A, Zhang J, Torres M, Chow JC, Watson JG, Ohman-Strickland P, Schwander S. Season and Size of Urban Particulate Matter Differentially affect Cytotoxicity and Human Immune Responses to Mycobacterium tuberculosis. PLoS ONE 14(7):e0219122. PMID: 31295271. Jul 11th, 2019. Open Access

Serrano-Lomelin J, Nielsen C, Jabbar S, Wine O, Bellinger C, Villeneuve P, Stieb D, Aelicks N, Aziz K, Buka I, Chandra S, Crawford S, Demers P, Erickson AC, Hystad P, Kumar M, Phipps E, Shah PS, Yuan Y, Zaiane O, Osornio Vargas A. Interdisciplinary-driven hypotheses on spatial associations of mixtures of industrial air pollutants with adverse birth outcomes. Environment International 131: 104972. Jul 8th, 2019    

Vu K, Clark RA, Bellinger C, Erikson G, Osornio Vargas AR, Zaiane O, Yuan Y. The index lift in data mining has a close relationship with the association measure relative risk in epidemiological studies BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 19:112-119., Jun 18th, 2019.    

Stieb DM, Huang A, Hocking R, Crouse D, Osornio-Vargas A, Villeneuve P. Using maps to communicate environmental exposures and health risks: Review and best-practice recommendations. Environ Res May 31st, 2019.

Torres M, Carranza C, Sarkar S, Gonzalez Y, Osornio Vargas A, Black K, Meng Q, Quintana-Belmares R, Hernandez M, Angeles Garcia JJF, Paramo-Figueroa VH, Iñiguez-Garcia M, Flores JL, Zhang J, Gardner CR, Ohman-Strickland P, Schwander S. Urban airborne particle exposure impairs human lung and blood Mycobacterium tuberculosis immunity. THORAX, 0:1–9. Apr 30th, 2019. 

Amjad S, Chandra S, Osornio-Vargas A, Voaklander D, Ospina MB. Maternal Area of Residence, Socioeconomic Status and Risk of Adverse Maternal and Birth Outcomes in Adolescent Mothers. J Obs Gynaecol Can. Apr 29th, 2019.

Atafar Z, Pourpak Z, Yunesian M, Nicknam MH, Hassanvand MS, Soleimanifar N, Saghafi S, Alizadeh Z, Rezaei S, Ghanbarian M, Ghozikali MG, Osornio-Vargas AR, Naddafi K. Proinflammatory effects of dust storm and thermal inversion particulate matter (PM10) on human peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) in vitro: a comparative approach and analysis. J Environ Health Sci Eng, 362:1-12. Apr 18, 2019.

Wine O, Zaiane O, Osornio Vargas AR. A collaborative research exploration of pollutant mixtures and adverse birth outcomes by using innovative spatial data mining methods: The DoMiNO Project. Challenges, 10(1):25, Mar 25th, 2019.

Faraji M, Pourpak Z, Naddafi K, Nodehi NR, Nicknam MH, Shamsipour M, Osornio-Vargas AR, Hassanvand MS, Alizadeh Z, Rezaei S, Mazinani M, Soleimanifar N, Mesdaghinia A. Chemical Composition of PM10 and its effect on in vitro hemolysis of human red blood cells (RBCs): A comparison study during dust storm and inversion. J Environ Health Sci Engineer, 327, Feb. 2rd, 2019.

Morales-Rubio RA, Alvarado-Cruz I, Manzano-León N, Andrade-Oliva MA, Uribe-Ramirez M, Quintanilla-Vega B, Osornio-Vargas A, De Vizcaya-Ruiz A. In utero exposure to ultrafine particles promotes placental stress-induced programming of renin-angiotensin system-related elements in the offspring results in altered blood pressure in adult mice. Particle and Fibre Toxicology, 16:7, Jan 28th, 2019.

Nielsen C, Amrhein C, Osornio Vargas AR. Geographical analysis of the distribution of publications describing spatial associations among outdoor environmental variables and really small newborns in the U.S.A. and Canada. Challenges, 10(1):11, Jan 21sh, 2019.

Wine O, Buka I, Day A, Terris S, Clarkes MA, Osornio Vargas A, Kovacs Burns K. Building a children’s health and environment research agenda in Alberta, Canada: A multi-stakeholder engagement process. Gateways: Int J Comm Res Engage, 12:1, 1-16, Jan 15th, 2019.

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