John Balmes, MD

Professor

Dr. Balmes received his MD degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1976. After internal medicine training at Mount Sinai and pulmonary subspecialty, occupational medicine, and research training at Yale, he joined the faculty of USC in 1982. He joined the faculty at UCSF in 1986 and is currently Professor in the Divisions of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG). His major academic activities include several collaborative epidemiological research projects, various advisory and editorial committees, Director of the UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program, Director of the Northern California Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (a consortium of programs at UC Berkeley, UC Davis, and UCSF). Since 2008 he has been the Physician Member of the California Air Resources Board.

Until 2015, Dr. Balmes was the Director of the UCSF Human Exposure Laboratory (HEL). The HEL was the first group to demonstrate a) histological evidence of ozone-induced airway injury and inflammation in human subjects, b) that asthmatic subjects have greater inflammatory responses to ozone than normal subjects, c) that ozone-induced inflammatory responses in normal subjects attenuate with short-term exposures on consecutive days in the lung, and d) that asthmatic subjects recruit macrophages to the airways with consecutive day exposures. The HEL also studied the relationship of acute airway inflammatory responses to acute cardiovascular responses after both ozone and secondhand tobacco smoke.

Dr. Balmes is also collaborating on several epidemiological projects that are run out of the UC Berkeley School of Public Health where he is a Professor of Environmental Health Sciences. One such project is called the Children’s Health and Air Pollution Study (CHAPS). The overall specific goal of CHAPS is to assess the impact of air pollution on the health of children living in Fresno, including adverse effects on immune and metabolic function that may increase the risk of asthma onset/exacerbation, obesity, glucose dysregulation, and hypertension. A second project involves study of the effects of biomass smoke exposure on chronic respiratory health of children and adults in rural Guatemala, Malawi, Nepal, and Rwanda. A third line of research involves the effects of arsenic in drinking water on lung health in both Bangladesh and Chile. Yet another project involves the effect of chronic exposure to pesticides among a birth cohort of Mexican-American children in Salinas.
Education
06/1982 - Pulmonary Medicine Postdoctoral Fellowship, Yale University Medical Center
06/1979 - Internal Medicine Residency, Mount Sinai Medical Center
MD, 06/1976 - Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
BA, 06/1972 - Psychology, University of Illinois
Publications
  1. Nassikas NJ, McCormack MC, Ewart G, Balmes JR, Bond TC, Brigham E, Cromar K, Goldstein AH, Hicks A, Hopke PK, Meyer B, Nazaroff WW, Paulin LM, Rice MB, Thurston GD, Turpin BJ, Vance ME, Weschler CJ, Zhang J, Kipen HM. Indoor Air Sources of Outdoor Air Pollution: Health Consequences, Policy, and Recommendations: An Official American Thoracic Society Workshop Report. Annals of the American Thoracic Society 2024. PMID: 38426826


  2. Neophytou AM, Ferguson JM, Costello S, Picciotto S, Balmes JR, Koutros S, Silverman DT, Eisen EA. Diesel exhaust and respiratory dust exposure in miners and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) mortality in DEMS II. Environment international 2024. PMID: 38422874


  3. Lu W, Jenny A, Romero C, Diaz-Artiga A, Kuster A, Canuz E, Pillarisetti A, McCracken JP, Huang W, Smith KR, Balmes J, Thompson LM. Biomass smoke exposure and somatic growth among children: The RESPIRE and CRECER prospective cohort studies in rural Guatemala. Environment international 2023. PMID: 38147790


  4. Balmes JR, Holm SM. Increasing wildfire smoke from the climate crisis: Impacts on asthma and allergies. The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology 2023. PMID: 37739070


  5. Bayram H, Rice MB, Abdalati W, Akpinar Elci M, Mirsaeidi M, Annesi-Maesano I, Pinkerton KE, Balmes JR. Impact of Global Climate Change on Pulmonary Health: Susceptible and Vulnerable Populations. Annals of the American Thoracic Society 2023. PMID: 37126851


  6. Reilly JP, Zhao Z, Shashaty MGS, Koyama T, Jones TK, Anderson BJ, Ittner CA, Dunn T, Miano TA, Oniyide O, Balmes JR, Matthay MA, Calfee CS, Christie JD, Meyer NJ, Ware LB. Exposure to ambient air pollutants and acute respiratory distress syndrome risk in sepsis. Intensive care medicine 2023. PMID: 37470831


  7. Balmes JR, Holm SM, McCormack MC, Hansel NN, Gerald LB, Krishnan JA. Cooking with Natural Gas: Just the Facts Please. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2023. PMID: 36867430


  8. Bhakta NR, Bime C, Kaminsky DA, McCormack MC, Thakur N, Stanojevic S, Baugh AD, Braun L, Lovinsky-Desir S, Adamson R, Witonsky J, Wise RA, Levy SD, Brown R, Forno E, Cohen RT, Johnson M, Balmes J, Mageto Y, Lee CT, Masekela R, Weiner DJ, Irvin CG, Swenson ER, Rosenfeld M, Schwartzstein RM, Agrawal A, Neptune E, Wisnivesky JP, Ortega VE, Burney P. Race and Ethnicity in Pulmonary Function Test Interpretation: An Official American Thoracic Society Statement. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2023. PMID: 36973004


  9. Balmes JR. Should Schools Be Made Clean Air Spaces for Wildfire Smoke Episodes? JAMA network open 2023. PMID: 37017974


  10. Holm SM, Balmes JR, Gunier RB, Kogut K, Harley KG, Eskenazi B. Cognitive Development and Prenatal Air Pollution Exposure in the CHAMACOS Cohort. Environmental health perspectives 2023. PMID: 36913239


  11. Balmes JR. Can Breathing Poor Quality Air Lead to Poor Quality Sleep in Children? American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2022. PMID: 36342427


  12. Neophytou AM, Lutzker L, Good KM, Mann JK, Noth EM, Holm SM, Costello S, Tyner T, Nadeau KC, Eisen EA, Lurmann F, Hammond SK, Balmes JR. Associations between prenatal and early-life air pollution exposure and lung function in young children: Exploring influential windows of exposure on lung development. Environmental research 2023. PMID: 36738772


  13. Linde LR, Readhead A, Barry PM, Balmes JR, Lewnard JA. Tuberculosis Diagnoses Following Wildfire Smoke Exposure in California. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2023. PMID: 36103611


  14. Fadadu RP, Abuabara K, Balmes JR, Hanifin JM, Wei ML. Air Pollution and Atopic Dermatitis, from Molecular Mechanisms to Population-Level Evidence: A Review. International journal of environmental research and public health 2023. PMID: 36767891


  15. Lu W, Wang LA, Mann J, Jenny A, Romero C, Kuster A, Canuz E, Pillarisetti A, Smith KR, Balmes J, Thompson L. Biomass Smoke Exposure and Atopy among Young Children in the Western Highlands of Guatemala: A Prospective Cohort Study. International journal of environmental research and public health 2022. PMID: 36360942


  16. Lee J, Costello S, Balmes JR, Holm SM. The Association between Ambient PM2.5 and Low Birth Weight in California. International journal of environmental research and public health 2022. PMID: 36294135


  17. Binegdie AB, Brenac S, Devereux G, Meme H, El Sony A, Gebremariam TH, Osman R, Miheso B, Mungai B, Zurba L, Lesosky M, Balmes J, Burney PJ, Mortimer K. Post-TB lung disease in three African countries. The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2022. PMID: 35996284


  18. Meza E, Giglio L, Franco AO, Rodriguez E, Stock L, Balmes J, Torres JM, Fernandez A. Worker Perspectives on COVID-19 Risks: A Qualitative Study of Latino Construction Workers in Oakland, California. International journal of environmental research and public health 2022. PMID: 36011454


  19. Blanc PD, Balmes JR, Redlich C. Occupational Exposures in Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Pulmonary Disease. Chest 2022. PMID: 35940661


  20. English PB, Von Behren J, Balmes JR, Boscardin J, Carpenter C, Goldberg DE, Horiuchi S, Richardson M, Solomon G, Valle J, Reynolds P. Association between long-term exposure to particulate air pollution with SARS-CoV-2 infections and COVID-19 deaths in California, U.S.A. Environmental advances 2022. PMID: 35912397


  21. Arjomandi M, Wong H, Tenney R, Holland N, Balmes JR. Effect of ozone on allergic airway inflammation. The journal of allergy and clinical immunology. Global 2022. PMID: 36643820


  22. Cromar KR, Anenberg SC, Balmes JR, Fawcett AA, Ghazipura M, Gohlke JM, Hashizume M, Howard P, Lavigne E, Levy K, Madrigano J, Martinich JA, Mordecai EA, Rice MB, Saha S, Scovronick NC, Sekercioglu F, Svendsen ER, Zaitchik BF, Ewart G. Global Health Impacts for Economic Models of Climate Change: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. 2015 Year Book of Pediatrics. Ed. Cabana MD. (Elsevier; Philadelphia, PA) 2022. PMID: 35073249


  23. Witek TJ, Scott JA, Balmes JR. Revisiting the Protective Value of Barrier Face Coverings After the COVID-19 Pandemic. 2015 Year Book of Pediatrics. Ed. Cabana MD. (Elsevier; Philadelphia, PA) 2022. PMID: 35446608


  24. Bhakta NR, Balmes JR. A Good Fit Versus One Size for All: Alternatives to Race in the Interpretation of Pulmonary Function Tests. 2015 Year Book of Pediatrics. Ed. Cabana MD. (Elsevier; Philadelphia, PA) 2022. PMID: 35120297


  25. Aguilera J, Han X, Cao S, Balmes J, Lurmann F, Tyner T, Lutzker L, Noth E, Hammond SK, Sampath V, Burt T, Utz PJ, Khatri P, Aghaeepour N, Maecker H, Prunicki M, Nadeau K. Increases in ambient air pollutants during pregnancy are linked to increases in methylation of IL4, IL10, and IFNγ. 2015 Year Book of Pediatrics. Ed. Cabana MD. (Elsevier; Philadelphia, PA) 2022. PMID: 35287715


  26. Mortimer K, Montes de Oca M, Salvi S, Balakrishnan K, Hadfield RM, Ramirez-Venegas A, Halpin DMG, Ozoh Obianuju B, Han MeiLan K, Perez Padilla R, Kirenga B, Balmes JR. Household air pollution and COPD: cause and effect or confounding by other aspects of poverty? 2015 Year Book of Pediatrics. Ed. Cabana MD. (Elsevier; Philadelphia, PA) 2022. PMID: 35197160


  27. Su JG, Barrett MA, Combs V, Henderson K, Van Sickle D, Hogg C, Simrall G, Moyer SS, Tarini P, Wojcik O, Sublett J, Smith T, Renda AM, Balmes J, Gondalia R, Kaye L, Jerrett M. Identifying impacts of air pollution on subacute asthma symptoms using digital medication sensors. 2015 Year Book of Pediatrics. Ed. Cabana MD. (Elsevier; Philadelphia, PA) 2021. PMID: 34664072


  28. Balmes JR. Long-term Exposure to Ozone and Small Airways, a Large Impact? 2015 Year Book of Pediatrics. Ed. Cabana MD. (Elsevier; Philadelphia, PA) 2022. PMID: 35007495


  29. Mkorombindo T, Balmes JR, Custovic A, Dransfield MT. The Air We Breathe: Respiratory Impact of Indoor Air Quality in COPD. 2015 Year Book of Pediatrics. Ed. Cabana MD. (Elsevier; Philadelphia, PA) 2022. PMID: 35007496


  30. Binegdie AB, Meme H, El Sony A, Haile T, Osman R, Miheso B, Zurba L, Lesosky M, Balmes J, Burney PJ, Mortimer K, Devereux G. Chronic respiratory disease in adult outpatients in three African countries: a cross-sectional study. 2015 Year Book of Pediatrics. Ed. Cabana MD. (Elsevier; Philadelphia, PA) 2022. PMID: 34969424


  31. Frampton MW, Balmes JR, Bromberg PA, Arjomandi M, Hazucha MJ, Thurston SW, Alexis NE, Ganz P, Zareba W, Koutrakis P, Thevenet-Morrison K, Rich DQ. Effects of short-term increases in personal and ambient pollutant concentrations on pulmonary and cardiovascular function: A panel study analysis of the Multicenter Ozone Study in oldEr subjects (MOSES 2). 2015 Year Book of Pediatrics. Ed. Cabana MD. (Elsevier; Philadelphia, PA) 2021. PMID: 34919956


  32. Holm SM, Balmes J. No fire without smoke (particles). 2015 Year Book of Pediatrics. Ed. Cabana MD. (Elsevier; Philadelphia, PA) 2021. PMID: 34787080


  33. Blount RJ, Phan H, Trinh T, Dang H, Merrifield C, Zavala M, Zabner J, Comellas AP, Stapleton EM, Segal MR, Balmes J, Nhung NV, Nahid P. Indoor Air Pollution and Susceptibility to Tuberculosis Infection in Urban Vietnamese Children. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2021. PMID: 34343025


  34. Njoroge MW, Mjojo P, Chirwa C, Rylance S, Nightingale R, Gordon SB, Mortimer K, Burney P, Balmes J, Rylance J, Obasi A, Niessen LW, Devereux G, IMPALA consortium. Changing lung function and associated health-related quality-of-life: A five-year cohort study of Malawian adults. 2015 Year Book of Pediatrics. Ed. Cabana MD. (Elsevier; Philadelphia, PA) 2021. PMID: 34712931


  35. Rice M, Balmes J, Malhotra A. Outdoor Air Pollution and Your Health. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2021. PMID: 34609258


  36. Balmes JR. Place Matters: Residential Racial Segregation and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2021. PMID: 34138685


  37. Zhang AL, Balmes JR, Lutzker L, Mann JK, Margolis HG, Tyner T, Holland N, Noth EM, Lurmann F, Hammond SK, Holm SM. Traffic-related air pollution, biomarkers of metabolic dysfunction, oxidative stress, and CC16 in children. Journal of exposure science & environmental epidemiology 2021. PMID: 34417545


  38. Balmes JR. Stress Is in the Air: Ambient Reactive Oxygen Species and COVID-19. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2021. PMID: 34038698


  39. Chen YH, Glymour M, Riley A, Balmes J, Duchowny K, Harrison R, Matthay E, Bibbins-Domingo K. Excess mortality associated with the COVID-19 pandemic among Californians 18-65 years of age, by occupational sector and occupation: March through November 2020. PloS one 2021. PMID: 34086762


  40. Fadadu RP, Grimes B, Jewell NP, Vargo J, Young AT, Abuabara K, Balmes JR, Wei ML. Association of Wildfire Air Pollution and Health Care Use for Atopic Dermatitis and Itch. JAMA dermatology 2021. PMID: 33881450


  41. Rice MB, Henderson SB, Lambert AA, Cromar KR, Hall JA, Cascio WE, Smith PG, Marsh BJ, Coefield S, Balmes JR, Kamal A, Gilmour MI, Carlsten C, Navarro KM, Collman GW, Rappold A, Miller MD, Stone SL, Costa DL. Respiratory Impacts of Wildland Fire Smoke: Future Challenges and Policy Opportunities. An Official American Thoracic Society Workshop Report. Annals of the American Thoracic Society 2021. PMID: 33938390


  42. Mekonnen ZK, Oehlert JW, Eskenazi B, Shaw GM, Balmes JR, Padula AM. The relationship between air pollutants and maternal socioeconomic factors on preterm birth in California urban counties. Journal of exposure science & environmental epidemiology 2021. PMID: 33859340


  43. Schwarzman M, Schildroth S, Bhetraratana M, Alvarado Á, Balmes J. Raising standards to lower diesel emissions. Science (New York, N.Y.) 2021. PMID: 33766877


  44. Heaney AK, Head JR, Broen K, Click K, Taylor J, Balmes JR, Zelner J, Remais JV. Coccidioidomycosis and COVID-19 Co-Infection, United States, 2020. Emerging infectious diseases 2021. PMID: 33755007


  45. Annesi-Maesano I, Forastiere F, Balmes J, Garcia E, Harkema J, Holgate S, Kelly F, Khreis H, Hoffmann B, Maesano CN, McConnell R, Peden D, Pinkerton K, Schikowski T, Thurston G, Van Winkle LS, Carlsten C. The clear and persistent impact of air pollution on chronic respiratory diseases: a call for interventions. The European respiratory journal 2021. PMID: 33737377


  46. Dobson R, Siddiqi K, Ferdous T, Huque R, Lesosky M, Balmes J, Semple S. Diurnal variability of fine-particulate pollution concentrations: data from 14 low- and middle-income countries. The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2021. PMID: 33688809


  47. Gross JE, McCown MY, Okorie C, Bishay LC, Dy FJ, Rettig JS, Baker CD, Balmes JR, Barber AT, Bose SK, Casey A, Hawkins SMM, Kass A, Keim G, Mokhallati N, Montgomery G, Peranteau WH, Serrano R, Vece TJ, Yehya N, Boyer D, Hayes MM. ATS Core Curriculum 2020. Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine. ATS Scholar 2020. PMID: 33870313


  48. Newman JD, Bhatt DL, Rajagopalan S, Balmes JR, Brauer M, Breysse PN, Brown AGM, Carnethon MR, Cascio WE, Collman GW, Fine LJ, Hansel NN, Hernandez A, Hochman JS, Jerrett M, Joubert BR, Kaufman JD, Malik AO, Mensah GA, Newby DE, Peel JL, Siegel J, Siscovick D, Thompson BL, Zhang J, Brook RD. Cardiopulmonary Impact of Particulate Air Pollution in High-Risk Populations: JACC State-of-the-Art Review. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2020. PMID: 33303078


  49. Navarro KM, Clark KA, Hardt DJ, Reid CE, Lahm PW, Domitrovich JW, Butler CR, Balmes JR. Wildland firefighter exposure to smoke and COVID-19: A new risk on the fire line. The Science of the total environment 2020. PMID: 33341613


  50. Balmes JR. The Changing Nature of Wildfires: Impacts on the Health of the Public. Clinics in chest medicine 2020. PMID: 33153694


  51. Cole-Hunter T, Dhingra R, Fedak KM, Good N, L'Orange C, Luckasen G, Mehaffy J, Walker E, Wilson A, Balmes J, Brook RD, Clark ML, Devlin RB, Volckens J, Peel JL. Short-term differences in cardiac function following controlled exposure to cookstove air pollution: The subclinical tests on volunteers exposed to smoke (STOVES) study. Environment international 2020. PMID: 33221594


  52. Fadadu RP, Balmes JR, Holm SM. Differences in the Estimation of Wildfire-Associated Air Pollution by Satellite Mapping of Smoke Plumes and Ground-Level Monitoring. International journal of environmental research and public health 2020. PMID: 33167314


  53. Kaufman JD, Elkind MSV, Bhatnagar A, Koehler K, Balmes JR, Sidney S, Burroughs Peña MS, Dockery DW, Hou L, Brook RD, Laden F, Rajagopalan S, Bishop Kendrick K, Turner JR. Guidance to Reduce the Cardiovascular Burden of Ambient Air Pollutants: A Policy Statement From the American Heart Association. Circulation 2020. PMID: 33147996


  54. Holm SM, Miller MD, Balmes JR. Health effects of wildfire smoke in children and public health tools: a narrative review. Journal of exposure science & environmental epidemiology 2020. PMID: 32952154


  55. Benka-Coker W, Hoskovec L, Severson R, Balmes J, Wilson A, Magzamen S. The joint effect of ambient air pollution and agricultural pesticide exposures on lung function among children with asthma. Environmental research 2020. PMID: 32750551


  56. Walker ES, Fedak KM, Good N, Balmes J, Brook RD, Clark ML, Cole-Hunter T, Devlin RB, L'Orange C, Luckasen G, Mehaffy J, Shelton R, Wilson A, Volckens J, Peel JL. Acute differences in blood lipids and inflammatory biomarkers following controlled exposures to cookstove air pollution in the STOVES study. International journal of environmental health research 2020. PMID: 32615777


  57. Frey HC, Adams PJ, Adgate JL, Allen GA, Balmes J, Boyle K, Chow JC, Dockery DW, Felton HD, Gordon T, Harkema JR, Kinney P, Kleinman MT, McConnell R, Poirot RL, Sarnat JA, Sheppard L, Turpin B, Wyzga R. The Need for a Tighter Particulate-Matter Air-Quality Standard. The New England journal of medicine 2020. PMID: 32521130


  58. Wang C, Wolters PJ, Calfee CS, Liu S, Balmes JR, Zhao Z, Koyama T, Ware LB. Long-term ozone exposure is positively associated with telomere length in critically ill patients. Environment international 2020. PMID: 32417614


  59. Rich DQ, Thurston SW, Balmes JR, Bromberg PA, Arjomandi M, Hazucha MJ, Alexis NE, Ganz P, Zareba W, Thevenet-Morrison K, Koutrakis P, Frampton MW. Does Ambient Ozone or Other Pollutants Modify Effects of Controlled Ozone Exposure on Pulmonary Function? Annals of the American Thoracic Society 2020. PMID: 32125874


  60. Mortimer K, Lesosky M, Semple S, Malava J, Katundu C, Crampin A, Wang D, Weston W, Pope D, Havens D, Gordon SB, Balmes J. Pneumonia and Exposure to Household Air Pollution in Children Under the Age of 5 Years in Rural Malawi: Findings From the Cooking and Pneumonia Study. Chest 2020. PMID: 32311349


  61. Fedak KM, Good N, Walker ES, Balmes J, Brook RD, Clark ML, Cole-Hunter T, Devlin R, L'Orange C, Luckasen G, Mehaffy J, Shelton R, Wilson A, Volckens J, Peel JL. Acute changes in lung function following controlled exposure to cookstove air pollution in the subclinical tests of volunteers exposed to smoke (STOVES) study. Inhalation toxicology 2020. PMID: 32297528


  62. Balmes JR. Reply to: Are Electronic Cigarette Users at Risk for Lipid-Mediated Lung Injury? American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2020. PMID: 31917603


  63. Khan MA, Hira-Smith M, Ahmed SI, Yunus M, Hasan SMT, Liaw J, Balmes J, Raqib R, Yuan Y, Kalman D, Roh T, Steinmaus C, Smith AH. Prospective cohort study of respiratory effects at ages 14 to 26 following early life exposure to arsenic in drinking water. Environmental epidemiology (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2020. PMID: 32337474


  64. Berger K, Coker E, Rauch S, Eskenazi B, Balmes J, Kogut K, Holland N, Calafat AM, Harley K. Prenatal phthalate, paraben, and phenol exposure and childhood allergic and respiratory outcomes: Evaluating exposure to chemical mixtures. The Science of the total environment 2020. PMID: 32302842


  65. Thurston GD, Balmes JR, Garcia E, Gilliland FD, Rice MB, Schikowski T, Van Winkle LS, Annesi-Maesano I, Burchard EG, Carlsten C, Harkema JR, Khreis H, Kleeberger SR, Kodavanti UP, London SJ, McConnell R, Peden DB, Pinkerton KE, Reibman J, White CW. Outdoor Air Pollution and New-Onset Airway Disease. An Official American Thoracic Society Workshop Report. Annals of the American Thoracic Society 2020. PMID: 32233861


  66. Kim JB, Prunicki M, Haddad F, Dant C, Sampath V, Patel R, Smith E, Akdis C, Balmes J, Snyder MP, Wu JC, Nadeau KC. Cumulative Lifetime Burden of Cardiovascular Disease From Early Exposure to Air Pollution. Journal of the American Heart Association 2020. PMID: 32174249


  67. Hauptman M, Balmes JR, Miller MD. The hazards of wildfire smoke exposure for children. Current problems in pediatric and adolescent health care 2020. PMID: 32147302


  68. Rich DQ, Frampton MW, Balmes JR, Bromberg PA, Arjomandi M, Hazucha MJ, Thurston SW, Alexis NE, Ganz P, Zareba W, Koutrakis P, Thevenet-Morrison K. Multicenter Ozone Study in oldEr Subjects (MOSES): Part 2. Effects of Personal and Ambient Concentrations of Ozone and Other Pollutants on Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Function. Research report (Health Effects Institute) 2020. PMID: 32239870


  69. Balmes JR. Where There's Smoke, Kids Will Cough and Wheeze. Annals of the American Thoracic Society 2020. PMID: 32108501


  70. Rylance S, Jewell C, Naunje A, Mbalume F, Chetwood JD, Nightingale R, Zurba L, Flitz G, Gordon SB, Lesosky M, Balmes JR, Mortimer K. Non-communicable respiratory disease and air pollution exposure in Malawi: a prospective cohort study. Thorax 2020. PMID: 32079666


  71. Tiwana J, Benziger C, Hooper L, Pope K, Alurkar V, Kafle R, Sijali TR, Balmes JR, Kaufman JD, Bates MN. Biomass Fuel Use and Cardiac Function in Nepali Women. Global heart 2020. PMID: 32489784


  72. Saleh S, Shepherd W, Jewell C, Lam NL, Balmes J, Bates MN, Lai PS, Ochieng CA, Chinouya M, Mortimer K. Air pollution interventions and respiratory health: a systematic review. The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2020. PMID: 32127098


  73. Pepper JR, Barrett MA, Su JG, Merchant R, Henderson K, Van Sickle D, Balmes JR. Geospatial-temporal analysis of the impact of ozone on asthma rescue inhaler use. Environment international 2019. PMID: 31836258


  74. Schraufnagel DE, Balmes JR, De Matteis S, Hoffman B, Kim WJ, Perez-Padilla R, Rice M, Sood A, Vanker A, Wuebbles DJ. Health Benefits of Air Pollution Reduction. Annals of the American Thoracic Society 2019. PMID: 31774324


  75. Balmes JR. Vaping-Induced Acute Lung Injury: An Epidemic That Could Have Been Prevented. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2019. PMID: 31613146


  76. Balmes JR. Ambient Air Pollution and Mortality in 652 Cities. Reply. The New England journal of medicine 2019. PMID: 31747738


  77. Blount RJ, Pascopella L, Barry P, Zabner J, Stapleton EM, Flood J, Balmes J, Nahid P, Catanzaro DG. Residential urban tree canopy is associated with decreased mortality during tuberculosis treatment in California. The Science of the total environment 2019. PMID: 32000313


  78. Walker ES, Fedak KM, Good N, Balmes J, Brook RD, Clark ML, Cole-Hunter T, Dinenno F, Devlin RB, L'Orange C, Luckasen G, Mehaffy J, Shelton R, Wilson A, Volckens J, Peel JL. Acute differences in pulse wave velocity, augmentation index, and central pulse pressure following controlled exposures to cookstove air pollution in the Subclinical Tests of Volunteers Exposed to Smoke (SToVES) study. Environmental research 2019. PMID: 31648072


  79. Balmes JR. Long-term Exposure to Ozone and Cardiopulmonary Mortality: Epidemiology Strikes Again. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2019. PMID: 31185178


  80. Neophytou AM, Costello S, Picciotto S, Noth EM, Liu S, Lutzker L, Balmes JR, Hammond K, Cullen MR, Eisen EA. Accelerated lung function decline in an aluminium manufacturing industry cohort exposed to PM2.5: an application of the parametric g-formula. Occupational and environmental medicine 2019. PMID: 31615860


  81. Jeon D, Chang EG, McGing M, Hartman-Filson M, Sommers M, Lewis E, Balmes JR, Moisi D, Lederman MM, Madsen KA, Woodruff PG, Hunt PW, Huang L. Pneumoproteins are associated with pulmonary function in HIV-infected persons. PloS one 2019. PMID: 31574118


  82. Balmes JR, Arjomandi M, Bromberg PA, Costantini MG, Dagincourt N, Hazucha MJ, Hollenbeck-Pringle D, Rich DQ, Stark P, Frampton MW. Ozone effects on blood biomarkers of systemic inflammation, oxidative stress, endothelial function, and thrombosis: The Multicenter Ozone Study in oldEr Subjects (MOSES). PloS one 2019. PMID: 31553765


  83. Navarro KM, Cisneros R, Schweizer D, Chowdhary P, Noth EM, Balmes JR, Hammond SK. Incident command post exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and particulate matter during a wildfire. Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene 2019. PMID: 31545144


  84. Rylance S, Nightingale R, Naunje A, Mbalume F, Jewell C, Balmes JR, Grigg J, Mortimer K. Lung health and exposure to air pollution in Malawian children (CAPS): a cross-sectional study. Thorax 2019. PMID: 31467192


  85. Balmes JR. Do We Really Need Another Time-Series Study of the PM2.5-Mortality Association? The New England journal of medicine 2019. PMID: 31433927


  86. Fedak KM, Good N, Walker ES, Balmes J, Brook RD, Clark ML, Cole-Hunter T, Devlin R, L'Orange C, Luckasen G, Mehaffy J, Shelton R, Wilson A, Volckens J, Peel JL. Acute Effects on Blood Pressure Following Controlled Exposure to Cookstove Air Pollution in the STOVES Study. Journal of the American Heart Association 2019. PMID: 31286826


  87. Lee EY, Oh SS, White MJ, Eng CS, Elhawary JR, Borrell LN, Nuckton TJ, Zeiger AM, Keys KL, Mak ACY, Hu D, Huntsman S, Contreras MG, Samedy LA, Goddard PC, Salazar SL, Brigino-Buenaventura EN, Davis A, Meade KE, LeNoir MA, Lurmann FW, Burchard EG, Eisen EA, Balmes JR. Ambient Air Pollution, Asthma Drug Response and Telomere Length in African American Youth. The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology 2019. PMID: 31247265


  88. Neophytou AM, Oh SS, Hu D, Huntsman S, Eng C, Rodríguez-Santana JR, Kumar R, Balmes JR, Eisen EA, Burchard EG. In utero tobacco smoke exposure, DNA methylation, and asthma in Latino children. Environmental epidemiology (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2019. PMID: 31342008


  89. Balmes JR. Household air pollution from domestic combustion of solid fuels and health. The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology 2019. PMID: 31176380


  90. Blanc PD, Annesi-Maesano I, Balmes JR, Cummings KJ, Fishwick D, Miedinger D, Murgia N, Naidoo RN, Reynolds CJ, Sigsgaard T, Torén K, Vinnikov D, Redlich CA. The Occupational Burden of Nonmalignant Respiratory Diseases. An Official American Thoracic Society and European Respiratory Society Statement. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2019. PMID: 31149852


  91. Hill LD, Pillarisetti A, Delapena S, Garland C, Pennise D, Pelletreau A, Koetting P, Motmans T, Vongnakhone K, Khammavong C, Boatman MR, Balmes J, Hubbard A, Smith KR. Machine-learned modeling of PM2.5 exposures in rural Lao PDR. The Science of the total environment 2019. PMID: 31071563


  92. Rhee J, Dominici F, Zanobetti A, Schwartz J, Wang Y, Di Q, Balmes J, Christiani DC. Impact of Long-Term Exposures to Ambient PM2.5 and Ozone on ARDS Risk for Older Adults in the United States. Chest 2019. PMID: 30926395


  93. Navarro KM, Kleinman MT, Mackay CE, Reinhardt TE, Balmes JR, Broyles GA, Ottmar RD, Naher LP, Domitrovich JW. Wildland firefighter smoke exposure and risk of lung cancer and cardiovascular disease mortality. Environmental research 2019. PMID: 30981117


  94. Balmes JR. Greening of the Heart and Mind. Journal of the American Heart Association 2019. PMID: 30835595


  95. Balmes JR. When the Fetus is Exposed to Smoke, the Developing Lung is Burned. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2018. PMID: 30272992


  96. Nightingale R, Lesosky M, Flitz G, Rylance SJ, Meghji J, Burney P, Balmes J, Mortimer K. Non-Communicable Respiratory Disease and Air Pollution Exposure in Malawi (CAPS): A Cross-Sectional Study. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2018. PMID: 30141966


  97. Payne-Sturges DC, Marty MA, Perera F, Miller MD, Swanson M, Ellickson K, Cory-Slechta DA, Ritz B, Balmes J, Anderko L, Talbott EO, Gould R, Hertz-Picciotto I. Healthy Air, Healthy Brains: Advancing Air Pollution Policy to Protect Children's Health. American journal of public health 2019. PMID: 30789769


  98. van Zyl-Smit RN, Balmes JR. Seeing the Wood for the Trees - Household Air Pollution and Lung Disease. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2018. PMID: 30251876


  99. Tagle M, Pillarisetti A, Hernandez MT, Troncoso K, Soares A, Torres R, Galeano A, Oyola P, Balmes J, Smith KR. Monitoring and Modeling of Household Air Quality Related to Use of Different Cookfuels in Paraguay. Indoor air 2018. PMID: 30339298


  100. Jamil S, Carlos WG, Leard L, Wang A, Santhosh L, Balmes J, Seam N, Dela Cruz CS. Wildfires Disaster Guidance: Tips for Staying Healthy during Wildfires. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2019. PMID: 30644780


  101. Reilly JP, Zhao Z, Shashaty MGS, Koyama T, Christie JD, Lanken PN, Wang C, Balmes JR, Matthay MA, Calfee CS, Ware LB. Low to Moderate Air Pollutant Exposure and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome after Severe Trauma. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2018. PMID: 30067389


  102. Padula AM, Yang W, Lurmann FW, Balmes J, Hammond SK, Shaw GM. Prenatal exposure to air pollution, maternal diabetes and preterm birth. Environmental research 2018. PMID: 30579990


  103. Ferguson JM, Costello S, Neophytou AM, Balmes JR, Bradshaw PT, Cullen MR, Eisen EA. Night and rotational work exposure within the last 12 months and risk of incident hypertension. Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health 2018. PMID: 30614503


  104. Berger K, Eskenazi B, Balmes J, Kogut K, Holland N, Calafat AM, Harley KG. Prenatal high molecular weight phthalates and bisphenol A, and childhood respiratory and allergic outcomes. Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology 2018. PMID: 30338578


  105. Benka-Coker ML, Clark ML, Rajkumar S, Young BN, Bachand AM, Balmes JR, Brook R, Nelson TL, Volckens J, Reynolds SJ, Wilson A, L'Orange C, Good N, Quinn C, Koehler K, Africano S, Osorto Pinel A, Peel JL. Exposure to Household Air Pollution from Biomass Cookstoves and Levels of Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide (FeNO) among Honduran Women. International journal of environmental research and public health 2018. PMID: 30428575


  106. Schraufnagel DE, Balmes J, Cowl CT, De Matteis S, Jung SH, Mortimer K, Perez-Padilla R, Rice MB, Riojas-Rodroguez H, Sood A, Thurston GD, To T, Vanker A, Wuebbles DJ. Air Pollution and Non-Communicable Diseases: A Review by the Forum of International Respiratory Societies' Environmental Committee, Part 1: The damaging effects of air pollution. Chest 2018. PMID: 30419235


  107. Schraufnagel DE, Balmes J, Cowl CT, De Matteis S, Jung SH, Mortimer K, Perez-Padilla R, Rice MB, Riojas-Rodroguez H, Sood A, Thurston GD, To T, Vanker A, Wuebbles DJ. Air Pollution and Non-Communicable Diseases: A review by the Forum of International Respiratory Societies' Environmental Committee. Part 2: Air pollution and organ systems. Chest 2018. PMID: 30419237


  108. Havens D, Wang D, Grigg J, Gordon SB, Balmes J, Mortimer K. The Cooking and Pneumonia Study (CAPS) in Malawi: A Cross-Sectional Assessment of Carbon Monoxide Exposure and Carboxyhemoglobin Levels in Children under 5 Years Old. International journal of environmental research and public health 2018. PMID: 30189674


  109. Johannson KA, Vittinghoff E, Morisset J, Wolters PJ, Noth EM, Balmes JR, Collard HR. Response. Chest 2018. PMID: 30195362


  110. Rich DQ, Balmes JR, Frampton MW, Zareba W, Stark P, Arjomandi M, Hazucha MJ, Costantini MG, Ganz P, Hollenbeck-Pringle D, Dagincourt N, Bromberg PA. Cardiovascular function and ozone exposure: The Multicenter Ozone Study in oldEr Subjects (MOSES). Environment international 2018. PMID: 29980042


  111. Neophytou AM, Oh SS, White MJ, Mak ACY, Hu D, Huntsman S, Eng C, Serebrisky D, Borrell LN, Farber HJ, Meade K, Davis A, Avila PC, Thyne SM, Rodríguez-Cintrón W, Rodríguez-Santana JR, Kumar R, Brigino-Buenaventura E, Sen S, Lenoir MA, Williams LK, Benowitz NL, Balmes JR, Eisen EA, Burchard EG. Secondhand smoke exposure and asthma outcomes among African-American and Latino children with asthma. 2018. PMID: 29899038


  112. Lawin H, Fanou LA, Kpangon AA, Hinson AV, Balmes J, Wanjiku J, Ale BM, Fayomi B. Comparison of motorcycle taxi driver's respiratory health using an air quality standard for carbon monoxide in ambient air: a pilot survey in Benin. The Pan African medical journal 2018. PMID: 30364347


  113. Holm SM, Balmes J, Gillette D, Hartin K, Seto E, Lindeman D, Polanco D, Fong E. Cooking behaviors are related to household particulate matter exposure in children with asthma in the urban East Bay Area of Northern California. PloS one 2018. PMID: 29874253


  114. Ortega Hinojosa AM, MacLeod KE, Balmes J, Jerrett M. Influence of school environments on childhood obesity in California. 2018. PMID: 29883903


  115. Arjomandi M, Balmes JR, Frampton MW, Bromberg P, Rich DQ, Stark P, Alexis NE, Costantini M, Hollenbeck-Pringle D, Dagincourt N, Hazucha MJ. Respiratory Responses to Ozone Exposure: The Multicenter Ozone Study in oldEr Subjects (MOSES). Volume 197 of Issue 10. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2017. PMID: 29232153


  116. Garcia E, Picciotto S, Neophytou AM, Bradshaw PT, Balmes JR, Eisen EA. Lung cancer mortality and exposure to synthetic metalworking fluid and biocides: controlling for the healthy worker survivor effect. 2018. PMID: 29743185


  117. Whitehouse AL, Miyashita L, Liu NM, Lesosky M, Flitz G, Ndamala C, Balmes JR, Gordon SB, Mortimer K, Grigg J. Use of cleaner-burning biomass stoves and airway macrophage black carbon in Malawian women. 2018. PMID: 29677666


  118. Balmes JR, Eisen EA. Household Air Pollution and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. "A Riddle, Wrapped in a Mystery, Inside an Enigma". Volume 197 of Issue 5. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2018. PMID: 29373800


  119. Gunier RB, Raanan R, Castorina R, Holland NT, Harley KG, Balmes JR, Fouquette L, Eskenazi B, Bradman A. Residential proximity to agricultural fumigant use and respiratory health in 7-year old children. 2018. PMID: 29482188


  120. Benka-Coker WO, Gale SL, Brandt SJ, Balmes JR, Magzamen S. Optimizing community-level surveillance data for pediatric asthma management. 2018. PMID: 29868356


  121. Johannson KA, Vittinghoff E, Morisset J, Wolters PJ, Noth EM, Balmes JR, Collard HR. Air Pollution Exposure Is Associated With Lower Lung Function, but Not Changes in Lung Function, in Patients With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Chest 2018. PMID: 29355549


  122. Balmes JR. Where There's Wildfire, There's Smoke. Volume 378 of Issue 10. The New England journal of medicine 2018. PMID: 29384719


  123. Prunicki M, Stell L, Dinakarpandian D, de Planell-Saguer M, Lucas RW, Hammond SK, Balmes JR, Zhou X, Paglino T, Sabatti C, Miller RL, Nadeau KC. Exposure to NO2, CO, and PM2.5 is linked to regional DNA methylation differences in asthma. Volume 10. 2018. PMID: 29317916


  124. Sood A, Assad NA, Barnes PJ, Churg A, Gordon SB, Harrod KS, Irshad H, Kurmi OP, Martin WJ, Meek P, Mortimer K, Noonan CW, Perez-Padilla R, Smith KR, Tesfaigzi Y, Ward T, Balmes J. ERS/ATS workshop report on respiratory health effects of household air pollution. Volume 51 of Issue 1. The European respiratory journal 2018. PMID: 29301918


  125. Balmes JR. EPA's New Ozone Air Quality Standard: Why Should We Care? Volume 14 of Issue 11. 2017. PMID: 28977755


  126. Sigsgaard T, Balmes J. Environmental Effects of Intensive Livestock Farming. Volume 196 of Issue 9. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2017. PMID: 28628377


  127. Gordon S, Mortimer K, Grigg J, Balmes J. In control of ambient and household air pollution - how low should we go? Volume 5 of Issue 12. The Lancet. Respiratory medicine 2017. PMID: 29056571


  128. Blount RJ, Pascopella L, Catanzaro DG, Barry PM, English PB, Segal MR, Flood J, Meltzer D, Jones B, Balmes J, Nahid P. Traffic-Related Air Pollution and All-Cause Mortality during Tuberculosis Treatment in California. Volume 125 of Issue 9. 2017. PMID: 28963088


  129. Raanan R, Gunier RB, Balmes JR, Beltran AJ, Harley KG, Bradman A, Eskenazi B. Elemental Sulfur Use and Associations with Pediatric Lung Function and Respiratory Symptoms in an Agricultural Community (California, USA). Volume 125 of Issue 8. 2017. PMID: 28886594


  130. Nardone A, Ferreccio C, Acevedo J, Enanoria W, Blair A, Smith AH, Balmes J, Steinmaus C. The impact of BMI on non-malignant respiratory symptoms and lung function in arsenic exposed adults of Northern Chile. 2017. PMID: 28738299


  131. Blount RJ, Daly KR, Fong S, Chang E, Grieco K, Greene M, Stone S, Balmes J, Miller RF, Walzer PD, Huang L. Effects of clinical and environmental factors on bronchoalveolar antibody responses to Pneumocystis jirovecii: A prospective cohort study of HIV+ patients. Volume 12 of Issue 7. PloS one 2017. PMID: 28692651


  132. Johannson KA, Vittinghoff E, Morisset J, Lee JS, Balmes JR, Collard HR. Home monitoring improves endpoint efficiency in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Volume 50 of Issue 1. The European respiratory journal 2017. PMID: 28679608


  133. Carty P, Cooper MR, Barr A, Neitzel RL, Balmes J, Rempel D. The Effects of Bit Wear on Respirable Silica Dust, Noise and Productivity: A Hammer Drill Bench Study. Volume 61 of Issue 6. 2017. PMID: 28595322


  134. Thurston G, Balmes J. We Need to "Think Different" about Particulate Matter. Volume 196 of Issue 1. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2017. PMID: 28665203


  135. Frampton MW, Balmes JR, Bromberg PA, Stark P, Arjomandi M, Hazucha MJ, Rich DQ, Hollenbeck-Pringle D, Dagincourt N, Alexis N, Ganz P, Zareba W, Costantini MG. Multicenter Ozone Study in oldEr Subjects (MOSES): Part 1. Effects of Exposure to Low Concentrations of Ozone on Respiratory and Cardiovascular Outcomes. Research report (Health Effects Institute) 2017. PMID: 31898880


  136. Navarro KM, Cisneros R, Noth EM, Balmes JR, Hammond SK. Occupational Exposure to Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon of Wildland Firefighters at Prescribed and Wildland Fires. Volume 51 of Issue 11. 2017. PMID: 28498656


  137. Balmes JR. AJRCCM: 100-Year Anniversary. Clearing the Air: Indoors, Outdoors, and At Work. Volume 195 of Issue 9. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2017. PMID: 28459315


  138. Celedón JC, Burchard EG, Schraufnagel D, Castillo-Salgado C, Schenker M, Balmes J, Neptune E, Cummings KJ, Holguin F, Riekert KA, Wisnivesky JP, Garcia JGN, Roman J, Kittles R, Ortega VE, Redline S, Mathias R, Thomas A, Samet J, Ford JG. An American Thoracic Society/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Workshop Report: Addressing Respiratory Health Equality in the United States. Volume 14 of Issue 5. 2017. PMID: 28459618


  139. Lee EY, Lin J, Noth EM, Hammond SK, Nadeau KC, Eisen EA, Balmes JR. Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Telomere Length in Children and Adolescents Living in Fresno, CA: A Pilot Study. Volume 59 of Issue 5. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine 2017. PMID: 28486341


  140. Lawin H, Ayi Fanou L, Hinson V, Wanjiku J, Ukwaja NK, Gordon SB, Fayomi B, Balmes JR, Houngbegnon P, Avokpaho E, Sanni A. Exhaled carbon monoxide: a non-invasive biomarker of short-term exposure to outdoor air pollution. Volume 17 of Issue 1. BMC public health 2017. PMID: 28415983


  141. Bayram H, Bauer AK, Abdalati W, Carlsten C, Pinkerton KE, Thurston GD, Balmes JR, Takaro TK. Environment, Global Climate Change, and Cardiopulmonary Health. Volume 195 of Issue 6. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2017. PMID: 27654004


  142. Padula AM, Yang W, Carmichael SL, Lurmann F, Balmes J, Hammond SK, Shaw GM. Air pollution, neighborhood acculturation factors, and neural tube defects among Hispanic women in California. Volume 109 of Issue 6. 2017. PMID: 28398703


  143. Thurston GD, Kipen H, Annesi-Maesano I, Balmes J, Brook RD, Cromar K, De Matteis S, Forastiere F, Forsberg B, Frampton MW, Grigg J, Heederik D, Kelly FJ, Kuenzli N, Laumbach R, Peters A, Rajagopalan ST, Rich D, Ritz B, Samet JM, Sandstrom T, Sigsgaard T, Sunyer J, Brunekreef B. A joint ERS/ATS policy statement: what constitutes an adverse health effect of air pollution? An analytical framework. Volume 49 of Issue 1. The European respiratory journal 2017. PMID: 28077473


  144. Mortimer K, Ndamala CB, Naunje AW, Malava J, Katundu C, Weston W, Havens D, Pope D, Bruce NG, Nyirenda M, Wang D, Crampin A, Grigg J, Balmes J, Gordon SB. A cleaner burning biomass-fuelled cookstove intervention to prevent pneumonia in children under 5 years old in rural Malawi (the Cooking and Pneumonia Study): a cluster randomised controlled trial. Volume 389 of Issue 10065. Lancet (London, England) 2016. PMID: 27939058


  145. Antony VB, Redlich CA, Pinkerton KE, Balmes J, Harkema JR. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences: 50 Years of Advancing Science and Improving Lung Health. Volume 194 of Issue 10. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2016. PMID: 27668911


  146. Rice M, Balmes J, Malhotra A. Outdoor Air Pollution and Your Health. Volume 194 of Issue 10. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2016. PMID: 27845586


  147. Navarro KM, Cisneros R, O'Neill SM, Schweizer D, Larkin NK, Balmes JR. Air-Quality Impacts and Intake Fraction of PM2.5 during the 2013 Rim Megafire. Volume 50 of Issue 21. 2016. PMID: 27652495


  148. Steinmaus C, Ferreccio C, Acevedo J, Balmes JR, Liaw J, Troncoso P, Dauphiné DC, Nardone A, Smith AH. High risks of lung disease associated with early-life and moderate lifetime arsenic exposure in northern Chile. Volume 313. 2016. PMID: 27725189


  149. Sarfaty M, Kreslake J, Ewart G, Guidotti TL, Thurston GD, Balmes JR, Maibach EW. Survey of International Members of the American Thoracic Society on Climate Change and Health. Volume 13 of Issue 10. 2016. PMID: 27726439


  150. Smith KR, Woodward A, Lemke B, Otto M, Chang CJ, Mance AA, Balmes J, Kjellstrom T. The last Summer Olympics? Climate change, health, and work outdoors. Volume 388 of Issue 10045. Lancet (London, England) 2016. PMID: 27533426


  151. Reid CE, Jerrett M, Tager IB, Petersen ML, Mann JK, Balmes JR. Differential respiratory health effects from the 2008 northern California wildfires: A spatiotemporal approach. Volume 150. 2016. PMID: 27318255


  152. Nishimura KK, Iwanaga K, Oh SS, Pino-Yanes M, Eng C, Keswani A, Roth LA, Nguyen EA, Thyne SM, Farber HJ, Serebrisky D, Meade K, LeNoir MA, Rodriguez-Cintron W, Borrell LN, Bibbins-Domingo K, Lurmann F, Sen S, Rodriguez-Santana JR, Brigino-Buenaventura E, Avila PC, Balmes JR, Kumar R, Burchard EG. Early-life ozone exposure associated with asthma without sensitization in Latino children. Volume 138 of Issue 6. 2016. PMID: 27423496


  153. Neophytou AM, White MJ, Oh SS, Thakur N, Galanter JM, Nishimura KK, Pino-Yanes M, Torgerson DG, Gignoux CR, Eng C, Nguyen EA, Hu D, Mak AC, Kumar R, Seibold MA, Davis A, Farber HJ, Meade K, Avila PC, Serebrisky D, Lenoir MA, Brigino-Buenaventura E, Rodriguez-Cintron W, Bibbins-Domingo K, Thyne SM, Williams LK, Sen S, Gilliland FD, Gauderman WJ, Rodriguez-Santana JR, Lurmann F, Balmes JR, Eisen EA, Burchard EG. Air Pollution and Lung Function in Minority Youth with Asthma in the GALA II (Genes-Environments and Admixture in Latino Americans) and SAGE II (Study of African Americans, Asthma, Genes, and Environments) Studies. Volume 193 of Issue 11. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2016. PMID: 26734713


  154. Ware LB, Zhao Z, Koyama T, May AK, Matthay MA, Lurmann FW, Balmes JR, Calfee CS. Long-Term Ozone Exposure Increases the Risk of Developing the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Volume 193 of Issue 10. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2016. PMID: 26681363


  155. Reid CE, Brauer M, Johnston FH, Jerrett M, Balmes JR, Elliott CT. Critical Review of Health Impacts of Wildfire Smoke Exposure. Volume 124 of Issue 9. 2016. PMID: 27082891


  156. Heinzerling AP, Guarnieri MJ, Mann JK, Diaz JV, Thompson LM, Diaz A, Bruce NG, Smith KR, Balmes JR. Lung function in woodsmoke-exposed Guatemalan children following a chimney stove intervention. Volume 71 of Issue 5. 2016. PMID: 26966237


  157. Pope D, Diaz E, Smith-Sivertsen T, Lie RT, Bakke P, Balmes JR, Smith KR, Bruce NG. Erratum: "Exposure to Household Air Pollution from Wood Combustion and Association with Respiratory Symptoms and Lung Function in Nonsmoking Women: Results from the RESPIRE Trial, Guatemala". Volume 124 of Issue 3. 2016. PMID: 26930696


  158. Raanan R, Balmes JR, Harley KG, Gunier RB, Magzamen S, Bradman A, Eskenazi B. Decreased lung function in 7-year-old children with early-life organophosphate exposure. Volume 71 of Issue 2. 2015. PMID: 26634937


  159. Balmes JR. Exposure to Endotoxin in Household Dust. To Wheeze or Not to Wheeze. Volume 192 of Issue 11. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2015. PMID: 26623680


  160. Leroy P, Tham A, Wong H, Tenney R, Chen C, Stiner R, Balmes JR, Paquet AC, Arjomandi M. Inflammatory and repair pathways induced in human bronchoalveolar lavage cells with ozone inhalation. Volume 10 of Issue 6. PloS one 2015. PMID: 26035830


  161. Assad NA, Balmes J, Mehta S, Cheema U, Sood A. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease secondary to household air pollution. Volume 36 of Issue 3. Seminars in respiratory and critical care medicine 2015. PMID: 26024348


  162. Arjomandi M, Wong H, Donde A, Frelinger J, Dalton S, Ching W, Power K, Balmes JR. Exposure to medium and high ambient levels of ozone causes adverse systemic inflammatory and cardiac autonomic effects. Volume 308 of Issue 12. American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology 2015. PMID: 25862833


  163. Johannson KA, Balmes JR, Collard HR. Air pollution exposure: a novel environmental risk factor for interstitial lung disease? Volume 147 of Issue 4. Chest 2015. PMID: 25846532


  164. Reid CE, Jerrett M, Petersen ML, Pfister GG, Morefield PE, Tager IB, Raffuse SM, Balmes JR. Spatiotemporal prediction of fine particulate matter during the 2008 northern California wildfires using machine learning. Volume 49 of Issue 6. 2015. PMID: 25648639


  165. Sarfaty M, Bloodhart B, Ewart G, Thurston GD, Balmes JR, Guidotti TL, Maibach EW. American Thoracic Society member survey on climate change and health. Volume 12 of Issue 2. 2015. PMID: 25535822


  166. Smith KR, Balmes JR, Guarnieri MJ. Cardiovascular risk and events and country income stratum. Volume 372 of Issue 3. The New England journal of medicine 2015. PMID: 25587958


  167. Hew KM, Walker AI, Kohli A, Garcia M, Syed A, McDonald-Hyman C, Noth EM, Mann JK, Pratt B, Balmes J, Hammond SK, Eisen EA, Nadeau KC. Childhood exposure to ambient polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons is linked to epigenetic modifications and impaired systemic immunity in T cells. Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology 2015. PMID: 25048800


  168. Holland N, Davé V, Venkat S, Wong H, Donde A, Balmes JR, Arjomandi M. Ozone inhalation leads to a dose-dependent increase of cytogenetic damage in human lymphocytes. Volume 56 of Issue 4. 2014. PMID: 25451016


  169. Balmes JR, Abraham JL, Dweik RA, Fireman E, Fontenot AP, Maier LA, Muller-Quernheim J, Ostiguy G, Pepper LD, Saltini C, Schuler CR, Takaro TK, Wambach PF. An official American Thoracic Society statement: diagnosis and management of beryllium sensitivity and chronic beryllium disease. Volume 190 of Issue 10. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2014. PMID: 25398119


  170. Pope D, Diaz E, Smith-Sivertsen T, Lie RT, Bakke P, Balmes JR, Smith KR, Bruce NG. Exposure to household air pollution from wood combustion and association with respiratory symptoms and lung function in nonsmoking women: results from the RESPIRE trial, Guatemala. Volume 123 of Issue 4. 2014. PMID: 25398189


  171. Raanan R, Harley KG, Balmes JR, Bradman A, Lipsett M, Eskenazi B. Early-life exposure to organophosphate pesticides and pediatric respiratory symptoms in the CHAMACOS cohort. Volume 123 of Issue 2. 2014. PMID: 25369257


  172. Steinmaus C, Ferreccio C, Yuan Y, Acevedo J, González F, Perez L, Cortés S, Balmes JR, Liaw J, Smith AH. Elevated lung cancer in younger adults and low concentrations of arsenic in water. Volume 180 of Issue 11. American journal of epidemiology 2014. PMID: 25371173


  173. Thompson LM, Yousefi P, Peñaloza R, Balmes J, Holland N. Genetic modification of the effect of maternal household air pollution exposure on birth weight in Guatemalan newborns. Volume 50. 2014. PMID: 25305053


  174. Ortega Hinojosa AM, Davies MM, Jarjour S, Burnett RT, Mann JK, Hughes E, Balmes JR, Turner MC, Jerrett M. Developing small-area predictions for smoking and obesity prevalence in the United States for use in Environmental Public Health Tracking. Volume 134. 2014. PMID: 25261951


  175. Gordon SB, Bruce NG, Grigg J, Hibberd PL, Kurmi OP, Lam KB, Mortimer K, Asante KP, Balakrishnan K, Balmes J, Bar-Zeev N, Bates MN, Breysse PN, Buist S, Chen Z, Havens D, Jack D, Jindal S, Kan H, Mehta S, Moschovis P, Naeher L, Patel A, Perez-Padilla R, Pope D, Rylance J, Semple S, Martin WJ. Respiratory risks from household air pollution in low and middle income countries. Volume 2 of Issue 10. The Lancet. Respiratory medicine 2014. PMID: 25193349


  176. Rice MB, Thurston GD, Balmes JR, Pinkerton KE. Reply: the largest problem with climate change policy is not a future event. Volume 190 of Issue 1. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2014. PMID: 24983223


  177. Padula AM, Balmes JR, Eisen EA, Mann J, Noth EM, Lurmann FW, Pratt B, Tager IB, Nadeau K, Hammond SK. Ambient polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and pulmonary function in children. Volume 25 of Issue 3. 2014. PMID: 24938508


  178. Humblet O, Diaz-Ramirez LG, Balmes JR, Pinney SM, Hiatt RA. Perfluoroalkyl chemicals and asthma among children 12-19 years of age: NHANES (1999-2008). Volume 122 of Issue 10. 2014. PMID: 24905661


  179. Guarnieri M, Balmes JR. Outdoor air pollution and asthma. Volume 383 of Issue 9928. Lancet (London, England) 2014. PMID: 24792855


  180. Guarnieri MJ, Diaz JV, Basu C, Diaz A, Pope D, Smith KR, Smith-Sivertsen T, Bruce N, Solomon C, McCracken J, Balmes JR. Effects of woodsmoke exposure on airway inflammation in rural Guatemalan women. Volume 9 of Issue 3. PloS one 2014. PMID: 24625755


  181. Rice MB, Thurston GD, Balmes JR, Pinkerton KE. Climate change. A global threat to cardiopulmonary health. Volume 189 of Issue 5. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2014. PMID: 24400619


  182. Burnett RT, Pope CA, Ezzati M, Olives C, Lim SS, Mehta S, Shin HH, Singh G, Hubbell B, Brauer M, Anderson HR, Smith KR, Balmes JR, Bruce NG, Kan H, Laden F, Prüss-Ustün A, Turner MC, Gapstur SM, Diver WR, Cohen A. An integrated risk function for estimating the global burden of disease attributable to ambient fine particulate matter exposure. Volume 122 of Issue 4. 2014. PMID: 24518036


  183. Smith KR, Bruce N, Balakrishnan K, Adair-Rohani H, Balmes J, Chafe Z, Dherani M, Hosgood HD, Mehta S, Pope D, Rehfuess E. Millions dead: how do we know and what does it mean? Methods used in the comparative risk assessment of household air pollution. Volume 35. Annual review of public health 2014. PMID: 24641558


  184. Blount RJ, Djawe K, Daly KR, Jarlsberg LG, Fong S, Balmes J, Miller RF, Walzer PD, Huang L. Ambient air pollution associated with suppressed serologic responses to Pneumocystis jirovecii in a prospective cohort of HIV-infected patients with Pneumocystis pneumonia. Volume 8 of Issue 11. PloS one 2013. PMID: 24236202


  185. Johannson KA, Vittinghoff E, Lee K, Balmes JR, Ji W, Kaplan GG, Kim DS, Collard HR. Acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis associated with air pollution exposure. Volume 43 of Issue 4. The European respiratory journal 2013. PMID: 24176998


  186. Pantell M, Rehkopf D, Jutte D, Syme SL, Balmes J, Adler N. Social isolation: a predictor of mortality comparable to traditional clinical risk factors. Volume 103 of Issue 11. American journal of public health 2013. PMID: 24028260


  187. Dauphiné DC, Smith AH, Yuan Y, Balmes JR, Bates MN, Steinmaus C. Case-control study of arsenic in drinking water and lung cancer in California and Nevada. Volume 10 of Issue 8. 2013. PMID: 23917816


  188. Smith AH, Yunus M, Khan AF, Ercumen A, Yuan Y, Smith MH, Liaw J, Balmes J, von Ehrenstein O, Raqib R, Kalman D, Alam DS, Streatfield PK, Steinmaus C. Chronic respiratory symptoms in children following in utero and early life exposure to arsenic in drinking water in Bangladesh. Volume 42 of Issue 4. 2013. PMID: 24062297


  189. Takaro TK, Knowlton K, Balmes JR. Climate change and respiratory health: current evidence and knowledge gaps. Volume 7 of Issue 4. 2013. PMID: 23964626


  190. Nishimura KK, Galanter JM, Roth LA, Oh SS, Thakur N, Nguyen EA, Thyne S, Farber HJ, Serebrisky D, Kumar R, Brigino-Buenaventura E, Davis A, LeNoir MA, Meade K, Rodriguez-Cintron W, Avila PC, Borrell LN, Bibbins-Domingo K, Rodriguez-Santana JR, Sen S, Lurmann F, Balmes JR, Burchard EG. Early-life air pollution and asthma risk in minority children. The GALA II and SAGE II studies. Volume 188 of Issue 3. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2013. PMID: 23750510


  191. Balmes JR. Asbestos and lung cancer: what we know. Volume 188 of Issue 1. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2013. PMID: 23815717


  192. Schick SF, Farraro KF, Perrino C, Sleiman M, van de Vossenberg G, Trinh 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. Volume 23 of Issue 2. 2013. PMID: 23716171


  193. Bates MN, Garrett N, Crane J, Balmes JR. Associations of ambient hydrogen sulfide exposure with self-reported asthma and asthma symptoms. Volume 122. 2013. PMID: 23453847


  194. Rylance J, Gordon SB, Naeher LP, Patel A, Balmes JR, Adetona O, Rogalsky DK, Martin WJ. Household air pollution: a call for studies into biomarkers of exposure and predictors of respiratory disease. Volume 304 of Issue 9. American journal of physiology. Lung cellular and molecular physiology 2013. PMID: 23457186


  195. Blanc PD, Quinlan PJ, Katz PP, Balmes JR, Trupin L, Cisternas MG, Wymer L, Vesper SJ. Higher environmental relative moldiness index values measured in homes of adults with asthma, rhinitis, or both conditions. Volume 122. 2013. PMID: 23419817


  196. Jarjour S, Jerrett M, Westerdahl D, de Nazelle A, Hanning C, Daly L, Lipsitt J, Balmes J. Cyclist route choice, traffic-related air pollution, and lung function: a scripted exposure study. Volume 12. 2013. PMID: 23391029


  197. Steinmaus CM, Ferreccio C, Romo JA, Yuan Y, Cortes S, Marshall G, Moore LE, Balmes JR, Liaw J, Golden T, Smith AH. Drinking water arsenic in northern chile: high cancer risks 40 years after exposure cessation. Volume 22 of Issue 4. 2013. PMID: 23355602


  198. 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. Volume 76 of Issue 10. 2013. PMID: 23859154


  199. Lim SS, Vos T, Flaxman AD, Danaei G, Shibuya K, Adair-Rohani H, Amann M, Anderson HR, Andrews KG, Aryee M, Atkinson C, Bacchus LJ, Bahalim AN, Balakrishnan K, Balmes J, Barker-Collo S, Baxter A, Bell ML, Blore JD, Blyth F, Bonner C, Borges G, Bourne R, Boussinesq M, Brauer M, Brooks P, Bruce NG, Brunekreef B, Bryan-Hancock C, Bucello C, Buchbinder R, Bull F, Burnett RT, Byers TE, Calabria B, Carapetis J, Carnahan E, Chafe Z, Charlson F, Chen H, Chen JS, Cheng AT, Child JC, Cohen A, Colson KE, Cowie BC, Darby S, Darling S, Davis A, Degenhardt L, Dentener F, Des Jarlais DC, Devries K, Dherani M, Ding EL, Dorsey ER, Driscoll T, Edmond K, Ali SE, Engell RE, Erwin PJ, Fahimi S, Falder G, Farzadfar F, Ferrari A, Finucane MM, Flaxman S, Fowkes FG, Freedman G, Freeman MK, Gakidou E, Ghosh S, Giovannucci E, Gmel G, Graham K, Grainger R, Grant B, Gunnell D, Gutierrez HR, Hall W, Hoek HW, Hogan A, Hosgood HD, Hoy D, Hu H, Hubbell BJ, Hutchings SJ, Ibeanusi SE, Jacklyn GL, Jasrasaria R, Jonas JB, Kan H, Kanis JA, Kassebaum N, Kawakami N, Khang YH, Khatibzadeh S, Khoo JP, Kok C, Laden F, Lalloo R, Lan Q, Lathlean T, Leasher JL, Leigh J, Li Y, Lin JK, Lipshultz SE, London S, Lozano R, Lu Y, Mak J, Malekzadeh R, Mallinger L, Marcenes W, March L, Marks R, Martin R, McGale P, McGrath J, Mehta S, Mensah GA, Merriman TR, Micha R, Michaud C, Mishra V, Mohd Hanafiah K, Mokdad AA, Morawska L, Mozaffarian D, Murphy T, Naghavi M, Neal B, Nelson PK, Nolla JM, Norman R, Olives C, Omer SB, Orchard J, Osborne R, Ostro B, Page A, Pandey KD, Parry CD, Passmore E, Patra J, Pearce N, Pelizzari PM, Petzold M, Phillips MR, Pope D, Pope CA, Powles J, Rao M, Razavi H, Rehfuess EA, Rehm JT, Ritz B, Rivara FP, Roberts T, Robinson C, Rodriguez-Portales JA, Romieu I, Room R, Rosenfeld LC, Roy A, Rushton L, Salomon JA, Sampson U, Sanchez-Riera L, Sanman E, Sapkota A, Seedat S, Shi P, Shield K, Shivakoti R, Singh GM, Sleet DA, Smith E, Smith KR, Stapelberg NJ, Steenland K, Stöckl H, Stovner LJ, Straif K, Straney L, Thurston GD, Tran JH, Van Dingenen R, van Donkelaar A, Veerman JL, Vijayakumar L, Weintraub R, Weissman MM, White RA, Whiteford H, Wiersma ST, Wilkinson JD, Williams HC, Williams W, Wilson N, Woolf AD, Yip P, Zielinski JM, Lopez AD, Murray CJ, Ezzati M, AlMazroa MA, Memish ZA. A comparative risk assessment of burden of disease and injury attributable to 67 risk factors and risk factor clusters in 21 regions, 1990-2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010. Volume 380 of Issue 9859. Lancet (London, England) 2012. PMID: 23245609


  200. Trupin L, Katz PP, Balmes JR, Chen H, Yelin EH, Omachi T, Blanc PD. Mediators of the socioeconomic gradient in outcomes of adult asthma and rhinitis. Volume 103 of Issue 2. American journal of public health 2012. PMID: 23237178


  201. Thurston GD, Balmes JR. Particulate matter and the environmental protection agency: setting the right standard. Volume 47 of Issue 6. 2012. PMID: 23204434


  202. Mortimer K, Gordon SB, Jindal SK, Accinelli RA, Balmes J, Martin WJ. Household air pollution is a major avoidable risk factor for cardiorespiratory disease. Volume 142 of Issue 5. Chest 2012. PMID: 23131939


  203. Diette GB, Accinelli RA, Balmes JR, Buist AS, Checkley W, Garbe P, Hansel NN, Kapil V, Gordon S, Lagat DK, Yip F, Mortimer K, Perez-Padilla R, Roth C, Schwaninger JM, Punturieri A, Kiley J. OBSTRUCTIVE LUNG DISEASE AND EXPOSURE TO BURNING BIOMASS FUEL IN THE INDOOR ENVIRONMENT. Volume 7 of Issue 3. 2012. PMID: 23139916


  204. Balmes JR. Can we predict who will develop chronic sequelae of acute inhalational injury? Volume 142 of Issue 2. Chest 2012. PMID: 22871748


  205. St Helen G, Holland NT, Balmes JR, Hall DB, Bernert JT, Vena JE, Wang JS, Naeher LP. Utility of urinary Clara cell protein (CC16) to demonstrate increased lung epithelial permeability in non-smokers exposed to outdoor secondhand smoke. Volume 23 of Issue 2. 2012. PMID: 22805990


  206. Frey PF, Ganz P, Hsue PY, Benowitz NL, Glantz SA, Balmes JR, Schick SF. The exposure-dependent effects of aged secondhand smoke on endothelial function. Volume 59 of Issue 21. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2012. PMID: 22595411


  207. Gale SL, Noth EM, Mann J, Balmes J, Hammond SK, Tager IB. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposure and wheeze in a cohort of children with asthma in Fresno, CA. Volume 22 of Issue 4. 2012. PMID: 22549720


  208. St Helen G, Bernert JT, Hall DB, Sosnoff CS, Xia Y, Balmes JR, Vena JE, Wang JS, Holland NT, Naeher LP. Exposure to secondhand smoke outside of a bar and a restaurant and tobacco exposure biomarkers in nonsmokers. Volume 120 of Issue 7. 2012. PMID: 22484462


  209. Donde A, Wong H, Frelinger J, Power K, Balmes JR, Arjomandi M. Effects of exercise on systemic inflammatory, coagulatory, and cardiac autonomic parameters in an inhalational exposure study. Volume 54 of Issue 4. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine 2012. PMID: 22418276


  210. Pinkerton KE, Rom WN, Akpinar-Elci M, Balmes JR, Bayram H, Brandli O, Hollingsworth JW, Kinney PL, Margolis HG, Martin WJ, Sasser EN, Smith KR, Takaro TK. An official American Thoracic Society workshop report: Climate change and human health. Volume 9 of Issue 1. 2012. PMID: 22421581


  211. Shusterman DJ, Weaver EM, Goldberg AN, Schick SF, Wong HH, Balmes JR. Pilot evaluation of the nasal nitric oxide response to humming as an index of osteomeatal patency. Volume 26 of Issue 2. 2012. PMID: 22487289


  212. Reid CE, Mann JK, Alfasso R, English PB, King GC, Lincoln RA, Margolis HG, Rubado DJ, Sabato JE, West NL, Woods B, Navarro KM, Balmes JR. Evaluation of a heat vulnerability index on abnormally hot days: an environmental public health tracking study. Volume 120 of Issue 5. 2012. PMID: 22538066


  213. Balmes J, Pinkerton K. Clearing the air. Volume 185 of Issue 1. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2012. PMID: 22210780


  214. Beckerman BS, Jerrett M, Finkelstein M, Kanaroglou P, Brook JR, Arain MA, Sears MR, Stieb D, Balmes J, Chapman K. The association between chronic exposure to traffic-related air pollution and ischemic heart disease. Volume 75 of Issue 7. 2012. PMID: 22524595


  215. Smith KR, McCracken JP, Weber MW, Hubbard A, Jenny A, Thompson LM, Balmes J, Diaz A, Arana B, Bruce N. Effect of reduction in household air pollution on childhood pneumonia in Guatemala (RESPIRE): a randomised controlled trial. Volume 378 of Issue 9804. Lancet (London, England) 2011. PMID: 22078686


  216. Katz P, Chen H, Omachi TA, Gregorich SE, Julian L, Cisternas M, Balmes J, Blanc PD. The role of physical inactivity in increasing disability among older adults with obstructive airway disease. Volume 31 of Issue 3. 2011. PMID: 21124233


  217. Chen H, Cisternas MG, Katz PP, Omachi TA, Trupin L, Yelin EH, Balmes JR, Blanc PD. Evaluating quality of life in patients with asthma and rhinitis: English adaptation of the rhinasthma questionnaire. Volume 106 of Issue 2. 2011. PMID: 21277512


  218. Balmes JR. How does diesel exhaust impact asthma? Volume 66 of Issue 1. 2011. PMID: 21149527


  219. Dauphiné DC, Ferreccio C, Guntur S, Yuan Y, Hammond SK, Balmes J, Smith AH, Steinmaus C. Lung function in adults following in utero and childhood exposure to arsenic in drinking water: preliminary findings. Volume 84 of Issue 6. 2010. PMID: 20972800


  220. Nadeau K, McDonald-Hyman C, Noth EM, Pratt B, Hammond SK, Balmes J, Tager I. Ambient air pollution impairs regulatory T-cell function in asthma. Volume 126 of Issue 4. 2010. PMID: 20920773


  221. Eisner MD, Anthonisen N, Coultas D, Kuenzli N, Perez-Padilla R, Postma D, Romieu I, Silverman EK, Balmes JR. An official American Thoracic Society public policy statement: Novel risk factors and the global burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Volume 182 of Issue 5. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2010. PMID: 20802169


  222. Mann JK, Balmes JR, Bruckner TA, Mortimer KM, Margolis HG, Pratt B, Hammond SK, Lurmann FW, Tager IB. Short-term effects of air pollution on wheeze in asthmatic children in Fresno, California. Volume 118 of Issue 10. 2010. PMID: 20570778


  223. Arjomandi M, Seward J, Gotway MB, Nishimura S, Fulton GP, Thundiyil J, King TE, Harber P, Balmes JR. Low prevalence of chronic beryllium disease among workers at a nuclear weapons research and development facility. Volume 52 of Issue 6. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine 2010. PMID: 20523233


  224. Trupin L, Balmes JR, Chen H, Eisner MD, Hammond SK, Katz PP, Lurmann F, Quinlan PJ, Thorne PS, Yelin EH, Blanc PD. An integrated model of environmental factors in adult asthma lung function and disease severity: a cross-sectional study. Volume 9. 2010. PMID: 20487557


  225. Balmes JR. When smoke gets in your lungs. Volume 7 of Issue 2. 2010. PMID: 20427578


  226. Dey R, Van Winkle L, Ewart G, Balmes J, Pinkerton K. A second chance. Setting a protective ozone standard. Volume 181 of Issue 4. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2010. PMID: 20130144


  227. Noonan CW, Balmes JR. Biomass smoke exposures: health outcomes measures and study design. Volume 22 of Issue 2. 2010. PMID: 20044883


  228. Meng YY, Rull RP, Wilhelm M, Lombardi C, Balmes J, Ritz B. Outdoor air pollution and uncontrolled asthma in the San Joaquin Valley, California. Volume 64 of Issue 2. 2010. PMID: 20056967


  229. Brown LK, Angus DC, Marin MG, Balmes JR, Barker AF, Ewart G, Halbower AC, Lutz PO, Mularski RA, Nathanson IT, Sanders MH, Stewart GL, Upson DJ. An official American thoracic society statement: position statement on ATS activities for the promotion of respiratory and sleep/wake health and the care of the critically ill in the United States. Volume 180 of Issue 10. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2009. PMID: 19897774


  230. Balmes JR. Can traffic-related air pollution cause asthma? Volume 64 of Issue 8. 2009. PMID: 19638559


  231. Eisner MD, Jacob P, Benowitz NL, Balmes J, Blanc PD. Longer term exposure to secondhand smoke and health outcomes in COPD: impact of urine 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanol. Volume 11 of Issue 8. 2009. PMID: 19587064


  232. Blanc PD, Eisner MD, Earnest G, Trupin L, Balmes JR, Yelin EH, Gregorich SE, Katz PP. Further exploration of the links between occupational exposure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Volume 51 of Issue 7. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine 2009. PMID: 19528835


  233. Banks DE, Shi R, McLarty J, Cowl CT, Smith D, Tarlo SM, Daroowalla F, Balmes J, Baumann M. American College of Chest Physicians consensus statement on the respiratory health effects of asbestos. Results of a Delphi study. Volume 135 of Issue 6. Chest 2009. PMID: 19497896


  234. Margolis HG, Mann JK, Lurmann FW, Mortimer KM, Balmes JR, Hammond SK, Tager IB. Altered pulmonary function in children with asthma associated with highway traffic near residence. Volume 19 of Issue 2. 2009. PMID: 19370464


  235. Harber P, Bansal S, Balmes J. Progression from beryllium exposure to chronic beryllium disease: an analytic model. Volume 117 of Issue 6. 2009. PMID: 19590692


  236. Balmes JR, Earnest G, Katz PP, Yelin EH, Eisner MD, Chen H, Trupin L, Lurmann F, Blanc PD. Exposure to traffic: lung function and health status in adults with asthma. Volume 123 of Issue 3. 2009. PMID: 19152968


  237. Mortimer K, Neugebauer R, Lurmann F, Alcorn S, Balmes J, Tager I. Early-lifetime exposure to air pollution and allergic sensitization in children with asthma. Volume 45 of Issue 10. 2008. PMID: 19085576


  238. Power KL, Balmes J, Solomon C. Controlled exposure to combined particles and ozone decreases heart rate variability. Volume 50 of Issue 11. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine 2008. PMID: 19001951


  239. Quinlan PJ, Earnest G, Eisner MD, Yelin EH, Katz PP, Balmes JR, Blanc PD. Performance of self-reported occupational exposure compared to a job-exposure matrix approach in asthma and chronic rhinitis. Volume 66 of Issue 3. 2008. PMID: 18805880


  240. Tarlo SM, Balmes J, Balkissoon R, Beach J, Beckett W, Bernstein D, Blanc PD, Brooks SM, Cowl CT, Daroowalla F, Harber P, Lemiere C, Liss GM, Pacheco KA, Redlich CA, Rowe B, Heitzer J. Diagnosis and management of work-related asthma: American College Of Chest Physicians Consensus Statement. Volume 134 of Issue 3 Suppl. Chest 2008. PMID: 18779187


  241. Wilhelm M, Meng YY, Rull RP, English P, Balmes J, Ritz B. Environmental public health tracking of childhood asthma using California health interview survey, traffic, and outdoor air pollution data. Volume 116 of Issue 9. 2008. PMID: 18795172


  242. Blanc PD, Iribarren C, Trupin L, Earnest G, Katz PP, Balmes J, Sidney S, Eisner MD. Occupational exposures and the risk of COPD: dusty trades revisited. Volume 64 of Issue 1. 2008. PMID: 18678700


  243. Mortimer K, Neugebauer R, Lurmann F, Alcorn S, Balmes J, Tager I. Air pollution and pulmonary function in asthmatic children: effects of prenatal and lifetime exposures. Volume 19 of Issue 4. 2008. PMID: 18520616


  244. Heiss C, Amabile N, Lee AC, Real WM, Schick SF, Lao D, Wong ML, Jahn S, Angeli FS, Minasi P, Springer ML, Hammond SK, Glantz SA, Grossman W, Balmes JR, Yeghiazarians Y. Brief secondhand smoke exposure depresses endothelial progenitor cells activity and endothelial function: sustained vascular injury and blunted nitric oxide production. Volume 51 of Issue 18. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2008. PMID: 18452782


  245. Arjomandi M, Tager IB, Bastaki M, Chen C, Holland N, Balmes JR. Is there an association between lifetime cumulative exposure and acute pulmonary responses to ozone? Volume 50 of Issue 3. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine 2008. PMID: 18332784


  246. Blanc PD, Eisner MD, Yelin EH, Earnest G, Balmes JR, Gregorich SE, Katz PP. Socioeconomic gradients in tiotropium use among adults with COPD. Volume 3 of Issue 3. 2008. PMID: 18990978


  247. Chen C, Arjomandi M, Balmes J, Tager I, Holland N. Effects of chronic and acute ozone exposure on lipid peroxidation and antioxidant capacity in healthy young adults. Volume 115 of Issue 12. 2007. PMID: 18087591


  248. Torén K, Balmes J. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: does occupation matter? Volume 176 of Issue 10. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2007. PMID: 17984309


  249. Chen C, Arjomandi M, Tager IB, Holland N, Balmes JR. Effects of antioxidant enzyme polymorphisms on ozone-induced lung function changes. The European respiratory journal 2007. PMID: 17652311


  250. Pinkerton KE, Balmes JR, Fanucchi MV, Rom WN. Ozone, a malady for all ages. Volume 176 of Issue 2. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2007. PMID: 17617531


  251. Thompson L, Diaz J, Jenny A, Diaz A, Bruce N, Balmes J. Nxwisen, ntzarrin or ntzo'lin? Mapping children's respiratory symptoms among indigenous populations in Guatemala. Volume 65 of Issue 7. Social science & medicine (1982) 2007. PMID: 17582669


  252. Eisner MD, Wang Y, Haight TJ, Balmes J, Hammond SK, Tager IB. Secondhand smoke exposure, pulmonary function, and cardiovascular mortality. Volume 17 of Issue 5. 2007. PMID: 17300955


  253. Blanc PD, Balmes JR. Epidemiology and costs of COPD. Volume 28 of Issue 6. The European respiratory journal 2006. PMID: 17138691


  254. Balmes JR. The World Trade Center collapse: a continuing tragedy for lung health? Volume 174 of Issue 3. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2006. PMID: 16864714


  255. Kyle AD, Balmes JR, Buffler PA, Lee PR. Integrating research, surveillance, and practice in environmental public health tracking. Volume 114 of Issue 7. 2006. PMID: 16835047


  256. Eisner MD, Balmes J, Yelin EH, Katz PP, Hammond SK, Benowitz N, Blanc PD. Directly measured secondhand smoke exposure and COPD health outcomes. Volume 6. 2006. PMID: 16756671


  257. Diaz JV, Koff J, Gotway MB, Nishimura S, Balmes JR. Case report: a case of wood-smoke-related pulmonary disease. Volume 114 of Issue 5. 2006. PMID: 16675433


  258. Bastaki M, Huen K, Manzanillo P, Chande N, Chen C, Balmes JR, Tager IB, Holland N. Genotype-activity relationship for Mn-superoxide dismutase, glutathione peroxidase 1 and catalase in humans. Volume 16 of Issue 4. 2006. PMID: 16538174


  259. Chen C, Arjomandi M, Qin H, Balmes J, Tager I, Holland N. Cytogenetic damage in buccal epithelia and peripheral lymphocytes of young healthy individuals exposed to ozone. Volume 21 of Issue 2. 2006. PMID: 16513656


  260. Brodkin CA, Balmes JR, Redlich CA, Cullen MR. Residential proximity to naturally occurring asbestos: health risk or ecologic fallacy? Volume 173 of Issue 5. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2006. PMID: 16493164


  261. Yelin E, Katz P, Balmes J, Trupin L, Earnest G, Eisner M, Blanc P. Work life of persons with asthma, rhinitis, and COPD: a study using a national, population-based sample. Volume 1. 2006. PMID: 16722563


  262. Tujague J, Bastaki M, Holland N, Balmes JR, Tager IB. Antioxidant intake, GSTM1 polymorphism and pulmonary function in healthy young adults. The European respiratory journal 2006. PMID: 16452581


  263. Ratto J, Wong H, Liu J, Fahy J, Boushey H, Solomon C, Balmes J. Effects of multiday exposure to ozone on airway inflammation as determined using sputum induction. Environmental health perspectives 2006. PMID: 16451856


  264. Blanc PD, Yen IH, Chen H, Katz PP, Earnest G, Balmes JR, Trupin L, Friedling N, Yelin EH, Eisner MD. Area-level socio-economic status and health status among adults with asthma and rhinitis. Volume 27 of Issue 1. The European respiratory journal 2006. PMID: 16387940


  265. Witten A, Solomon C, Abbritti E, Arjomandi M, Zhai W, Kleinman M, Balmes J. Effects of nitrogen dioxide on allergic airway responses in subjects with asthma. Volume 47 of Issue 12. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine 2005. PMID: 16340706


  266. Mazumder DN, Steinmaus C, Bhattacharya P, von Ehrenstein OS, Ghosh N, Gotway M, Sil A, Balmes JR, Haque R, Hira-Smith MM, Smith AH. Bronchiectasis in persons with skin lesions resulting from arsenic in drinking water. Volume 16 of Issue 6. 2005. PMID: 16222165


  267. Tager IB, Balmes J, Lurmann F, Ngo L, Alcorn S, Künzli N. Chronic exposure to ambient ozone and lung function in young adults. Volume 16 of Issue 6. 2005. PMID: 16222164


  268. Katz PP, Eisner MD, Yelin EH, Trupin L, Earnest G, Balmes J, Blanc PD. Functioning and psychological status among individuals with COPD. Volume 14 of Issue 8. 2005. PMID: 16155771


  269. Aliyu OA, Cullen MR, Barnett MJ, Balmes JR, Cartmel B, Redlich CA, Brodkin CA, Barnhart S, Rosenstock L, Israel L, Goodman GE, Thornquist MD, Omenn GS. Evidence for excess colorectal cancer incidence among asbestos-exposed men in the Beta-Carotene and Retinol Efficacy Trial. Volume 162 of Issue 9. American journal of epidemiology 2005. PMID: 16177148


  270. von Ehrenstein OS, Mazumder DN, Yuan Y, Samanta S, Balmes J, Sil A, Ghosh N, Hira-Smith M, Haque R, Purushothamam R, Lahiri S, Das S, Smith AH. Decrements in lung function related to arsenic in drinking water in West Bengal, India. Volume 162 of Issue 6. American journal of epidemiology 2005. PMID: 16093295


  271. Blanc PD, Eisner MD, Balmes JR, Trupin L, Yelin EH, Katz PP. Exposure to vapors, gas, dust, or fumes: assessment by a single survey item compared to a detailed exposure battery and a job exposure matrix. Volume 48 of Issue 2. 2005. PMID: 16032739


  272. Hammond SK, Gold E, Baker R, Quinlan P, Smith W, Pandya R, Balmes J. Respiratory health effects related to occupational spray painting and welding. Volume 47 of Issue 7. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine 2005. PMID: 16010199


  273. Arjomandi M, Schmidlin I, Girling P, Boylen K, Ferrando R, Balmes J. Sputum induction and bronchoscopy for assessment of ozone-induced airway inflammation in asthma. Volume 128 of Issue 1. Chest 2005. PMID: 16002965


  274. Arjomandi M, Witten A, Abbritti E, Reintjes K, Schmidlin I, Zhai W, Solomon C, Balmes J. Repeated exposure to ozone increases alveolar macrophage recruitment into asthmatic airways. Volume 172 of Issue 4. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2005. PMID: 15937293


  275. Eisner MD, Trupin L, Katz PP, Yelin EH, Earnest G, Balmes J, Blanc PD. Development and validation of a survey-based COPD severity score. Volume 127 of Issue 6. Chest 2005. PMID: 15947299


  276. Eisner MD, Balmes J, Katz PP, Trupin L, Yelin EH, Blanc PD. Lifetime environmental tobacco smoke exposure and the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Volume 4 of Issue 1. 2005. PMID: 15890079


  277. Blanc PD, Eisner MD, Katz PP, Yen IH, Archea C, Earnest G, Janson S, Masharani UB, Quinlan PJ, Hammond SK, Thorne PS, Balmes JR, Trupin L, Yelin EH. Impact of the home indoor environment on adult asthma and rhinitis. Volume 47 of Issue 4. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine 2005. PMID: 15824627


  278. Ritz B, Tager I, Balmes J. Can lessons from public health disease surveillance be applied to environmental public health tracking? Volume 113 of Issue 3. 2005. PMID: 15743709


  279. Balmes JR. Occupational contribution to the burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Volume 47 of Issue 2. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine 2005. PMID: 15706175


  280. Cullen MR, Barnett MJ, Balmes JR, Cartmel B, Redlich CA, Brodkin CA, Barnhart S, Rosenstock L, Goodman GE, Hammar SP, Thornquist MD, Omenn GS. Predictors of lung cancer among asbestos-exposed men in the {beta}-carotene and retinol efficacy trial. Volume 161 of Issue 3. American journal of epidemiology 2005. PMID: 15671258


  281. Shusterman D, Balmes J, Murphy MA, Tai CF, Baraniuk J. Chlorine inhalation produces nasal airflow limitation in allergic rhinitic subjects without evidence of neuropeptide release. Volume 38 of Issue 6. 2004. PMID: 15567471


  282. Goodman GE, Thornquist MD, Balmes J, Cullen MR, Meyskens FL, Omenn GS, Valanis B, Williams JH. The Beta-Carotene and Retinol Efficacy Trial: incidence of lung cancer and cardiovascular disease mortality during 6-year follow-up after stopping beta-carotene and retinol supplements. Volume 96 of Issue 23. 2004. PMID: 15572756


  283. Blanc PD, Eisner MD, Trupin L, Yelin EH, Katz PP, Balmes JR. The association between occupational factors and adverse health outcomes in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Volume 61 of Issue 8. 2004. PMID: 15258271


  284. Chen LL, Tager IB, Peden DB, Christian DL, Ferrando RE, Welch BS, Balmes JR. Effect of ozone exposure on airway responses to inhaled allergen in asthmatic subjects. Volume 125 of Issue 6. Chest 2004. PMID: 15189958


  285. Shusterman D, Murphy MA, Balmes J. Influence of age, gender, and allergy status on nasal reactivity to inhaled chlorine. Volume 15 of Issue 12. 2003. PMID: 14515221


  286. Trupin L, Earnest G, San Pedro M, Balmes JR, Eisner MD, Yelin E, Katz PP, Blanc PD. The occupational burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Volume 22 of Issue 3. The European respiratory journal 2003. PMID: 14516136


  287. Shusterman D, Murphy MA, Balmes J. Differences in nasal irritant sensitivity by age, gender, and allergic rhinitis status. Volume 76 of Issue 8. 2003. PMID: 12920525


  288. Mortimer KM, Fallot A, Balmes JR, Tager IB. Evaluating the use of a portable spirometer in a study of pediatric asthma. Volume 123 of Issue 6. Chest 2003. PMID: 12796166


  289. Shusterman D, Balmes J, Avila PC, Murphy MA, Matovinovic E. Chlorine inhalation produces nasal congestion in allergic rhinitics without mast cell degranulation. The European respiratory journal 2003. PMID: 12762352


  290. Balmes J, Becklake M, Blanc P, Henneberger P, Kreiss K, Mapp C, Milton D, Schwartz D, Toren K, Viegi G. American Thoracic Society Statement: Occupational contribution to the burden of airway disease. Volume 167 of Issue 5. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2003. PMID: 12598220


  291. Balmes JR. Occupational airways diseases from chronic low-level exposures to irritants. Volume 23 of Issue 4. Clinics in chest medicine 2002. PMID: 12512162


  292. Shusterman D, Murphy MA, Walsh P, Balmes JR. Cholinergic blockade does not alter the nasal congestive response to irritant provocation. Volume 40 of Issue 3. 2002. PMID: 12357714


  293. Zitter JN, Mazonson PD, Miller DP, Hulley SB, Balmes JR. Aircraft cabin air recirculation and symptoms of the common cold. Volume 288 of Issue 4. JAMA 2002. PMID: 12132979


  294. Shusterman D, Solomon C, Balmes J, Blanc P. Chlorine exposure and the upper respiratory tract. The European respiratory journal 2002. PMID: 11866020


  295. Pandya RJ, Solomon G, Kinner A, Balmes JR. Diesel exhaust and asthma: hypotheses and molecular mechanisms of action. Volume 110 Suppl 1. 2002. PMID: 11834468


  296. Reinisch F, Harrison RJ, Cussler S, Athanasoulis M, Balmes J, Blanc P, Cone J. Physician reports of work-related asthma in California, 1993-1996. American journal of industrial medicine 2001. PMID: 11148017


  297. Shusterman D, Murphy MA, Balmes J. The influence of sex, allergic rhinitis, and test system on nasal sensitivity to airborne irritants: a pilot study. Environmental health perspectives 2001. PMID: 11171519


  298. Balmes JR. Occupational respiratory diseases. Primary care 2000. PMID: 11072297


  299. Steinmaus C, Balmes JR. Government laboratory worker with lung cancer: comparing risks from beryllium, asbestos, and tobacco smoke. Environmental health perspectives 2000. PMID: 11049824


  300. Lombardo LJ, Balmes JR. Occupational asthma: a review. Environmental health perspectives 2000. PMID: 10931788


  301. Solomon C, Christian DL, Chen LL, Welch BS, Kleinman MT, Dunham E, Erle DJ, Balmes JR. Effect of serial-day exposure to nitrogen dioxide on airway and blood leukocytes and lymphocyte subsets. The European respiratory journal 2000. PMID: 10853860


  302. Criqui GI, Solomon C, Welch BS, Ferrando RE, Boushey HA, Balmes JR. Effects of azithromycin on ozone-induced airway neutrophilia and cytokine release. The European respiratory journal 2000. PMID: 10853849


  303. Welch LS, Hunting KL, Balmes J, Bresnitz EA, Guidotti TL, Lockey JE, Myo-Lwin T. Variability in the classification of radiographs using the 1980 International Labor Organization Classification for Pneumoconioses. Chest 1998. PMID: 9872210


  304. Christian DL, Chen LL, Scannell CH, Ferrando RE, Welch BS, Balmes JR. Ozone-induced inflammation is attenuated with multiday exposure. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 1998. PMID: 9700132


  305. Pappas GP, Brodkin CA, Sheppard L, Balmes J, Horike M, Barnhart S. The validity of radiographic estimation of total lung capacity in patients with respiratory disease. Chest 1998. PMID: 9726739


  306. Forastiere F, Balmes J, Scarinci M, Tager IB. Occupation, asthma, and chronic respiratory symptoms in a community sample of older women. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 1998. PMID: 9620919


  307. Shusterman DJ, Murphy MA, Balmes JR. Subjects with seasonal allergic rhinitis and nonrhinitic subjects react differentially to nasal provocation with chlorine gas. The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology 1998. PMID: 9648699


  308. Brodkin CA, McCullough J, Stover B, Balmes J, Hammar S, Omenn GS, Checkoway H, Barnhart S. Lobe of origin and histologic type of lung cancer associated with asbestos exposure in the Carotene and Retinol Efficacy Trial (CARET). American journal of industrial medicine 1997. PMID: 9358913


  309. Künzli N, Kelly T, Balmes J, Tager IB. Reproducibility of retrospective assessment of outdoor time-activity patterns as an individual determinant of long-term ambient ozone exposure. International journal of epidemiology 1997. PMID: 9447406


  310. Barnhart S, Keogh J, Cullen MR, Brodkin C, Liu D, Goodman G, Valanis B, Glass A, Thornquist M, Rosenstock L, Omenn G, Balmes J. The CARET asbestos-exposed cohort: baseline characteristics and comparison to other asbestos-exposed cohorts. American journal of industrial medicine 1997. PMID: 9358912


  311. Shusterman DJ, Balmes JR. A comparison of two methods for determining nasal irritant sensitivity. American journal of rhinology 1997. PMID: 9768319


  312. Shusterman D, Balmes J. Measurement of nasal irritant sensitivity to pulsed carbon dioxide: a pilot study. Archives of environmental health 1997. PMID: 9546755


  313. Barnhart S, Sheppard L, Beaudet N, Stover B, Balmes J. Tuberculosis in health care settings and the estimated benefits of engineering controls and respiratory protection. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine 1997. PMID: 9322168


  314. Balmes JR, Aris RM, Chen LL, Scannell C, Tager IB, Finkbeiner W, Christian D, Kelly T, Hearne PQ, Ferrando R, Welch B. Effects of ozone on normal and potentially sensitive human subjects. Part I: Airway inflammation and responsiveness to ozone in normal and asthmatic subjects. Research report (Health Effects Institute) 1997. PMID: 9387195


  315. Chuwers P, Barnhart S, Blanc P, Brodkin CA, Cullen M, Kelly T, Keogh J, Omenn G, Williams J, Balmes JR. The protective effect of beta-carotene and retinol on ventilatory function in an asbestos-exposed cohort. Volume 155 of Issue 3. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 1997. PMID: 9116988


  316. Künzli N, Lurmann F, Segal M, Ngo L, Balmes J, Tager IB. Association between lifetime ambient ozone exposure and pulmonary function in college freshmen--results of a pilot study. Environmental research 1997. PMID: 9012368


  317. Omenn GS, Goodman GE, Thornquist MD, Balmes J, Cullen MR, Glass A, Keogh JP, Meyskens FL, Valanis B, Williams JH, Barnhart S, Cherniack MG, Brodkin CA, Hammar S. Risk factors for lung cancer and for intervention effects in CARET, the Beta-Carotene and Retinol Efficacy Trial. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 1996. PMID: 8901853


  318. Wang A, Yokosaki Y, Ferrando R, Balmes J, Sheppard D. Differential regulation of airway epithelial integrins by growth factors. Volume 15 of Issue 5. 1996. PMID: 8918373


  319. Scannell C, Chen L, Aris RM, Tager I, Christian D, Ferrando R, Welch B, Kelly T, Balmes JR. Greater ozone-induced inflammatory responses in subjects with asthma. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 1996. PMID: 8680687


  320. Künzli N, Lurman F, Segal M, Ngo L, Balmes J, Tager IB. Reliability of lifetime residential history and activity measures as elements of cumulative ambient ozone exposure assessment. Journal of exposure analysis and environmental epidemiology 1996. PMID: 8889950


  321. Omenn GS, Goodman GE, Thornquist MD, Balmes J, Cullen MR, Glass A, Keogh JP, Meyskens FL, Valanis B, Williams JH, Barnhart S, Hammar S. Effects of a combination of beta carotene and vitamin A on lung cancer and cardiovascular disease. The New England journal of medicine 1996. PMID: 8602180


  322. Balmes JR, Chen LL, Scannell C, Tager I, Christian D, Hearne PQ, Kelly T, Aris RM. Ozone-induced decrements in FEV1 and FVC do not correlate with measures of inflammation. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 1996. PMID: 8630571


  323. Omenn GS, Goodman G, Thornquist M, Barnhart S, Balmes J, Cherniack M, Cullen M, Glass A, Keogh J, Liu D, Meyskens F, Perloff M, Valanis B, Williams J. Chemoprevention of lung cancer: the beta-Carotene and Retinol Efficacy Trial (CARET) in high-risk smokers and asbestos-exposed workers. IARC scientific publications 1996. PMID: 8791118


  324. Brodkin CA, Barnhart S, Checkoway H, Balmes J, Omenn GS, Rosenstock L. Longitudinal pattern of reported respiratory symptoms and accelerated ventilatory loss in asbestos-exposed workers. Chest 1996. PMID: 8549172


  325. Shusterman D, Alexeeff G, Hargis C, Kaplan J, Sato R, Gelb A, Becker C, Benowitz N, Gillen M, Thollaug S, Balmes J. Predictors of carbon monoxide and hydrogen cyanide exposure in smoke inhalation patients. Journal of toxicology. Clinical toxicology 1996. PMID: 8632515


  326. Nadziejko C, Finkelstein I, Balmes JR. Contribution of secretory leukocyte proteinase inhibitor to the antiprotease defense system of the peripheral lung: effect of ozone-induced acute inflammation. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 1995. PMID: 7582300


  327. Balmes JR. Asthma and air pollution. The Western journal of medicine 1995. PMID: 7483601


  328. Scannell CH, Balmes JR. Pulmonary effects of firefighting. Occupational medicine (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1995. PMID: 8903749


  329. Shusterman D, Balmes J, Cone J. Irritant-induced asthma. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine 1995. PMID: 7670910


  330. Weinacker A, Ferrando R, Elliott M, Hogg J, Balmes J, Sheppard D. Distribution of integrins alpha v beta 6 and alpha 9 beta 1 and their known ligands, fibronectin and tenascin, in human airways. Volume 12 of Issue 5. 1995. PMID: 7537970


  331. Aris RM, Tager I, Christian D, Kelly T, Balmes JR. Methacholine responsiveness is not associated with O3-induced decreases in FEV1. Chest 1995. PMID: 7874927


  332. Frumkin H, Gerr F, Hessl SM, Cullen M, Schwartz B, Mitchell CS, Weaver VM, Pransky G, Frank AL, Balmes J. Ethics, occupational medicine, and ACOEM. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine 1995. PMID: 7655953


  333. Balmes JR, Estacio PL, Quinlan P, Kelly T, Corkery K, Blanc P. Respiratory effects of occupational exposure to aerosolized pentamidine. Volume 37 of Issue 2. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine 1995. PMID: 7655955


  334. Cone JE, Wugofski L, Balmes JR, Das R, Bowler R, Alexeeff G, Shusterman D. Persistent respiratory health effects after a metam sodium pesticide spill. Chest 1994. PMID: 7774327


  335. Blanc PD, Galbo M, Balmes JR, Olson KR. Occupational factors in work-related inhalations: inferences for prevention strategy. Volume 25 of Issue 6. 1994. PMID: 8067356


  336. Omenn GS, Goodman G, Thornquist M, Grizzle J, Rosenstock L, Barnhart S, Balmes J, Cherniack MG, Cullen MR, Glass A. The beta-carotene and retinol efficacy trial (CARET) for chemoprevention of lung cancer in high risk populations: smokers and asbestos-exposed workers. Cancer research 1994. PMID: 8137335


  337. Balmes JR. The role of ozone exposure in the epidemiology of asthma. Environmental health perspectives 1993. PMID: 8206036


  338. Aris RM, Christian D, Hearne PQ, Kerr K, Finkbeiner WE, Balmes JR. Ozone-induced airway inflammation in human subjects as determined by airway lavage and biopsy. The American review of respiratory disease 1993. PMID: 8239177


  339. Aris R, Christian D, Tager I, Ngo L, Finkbeiner WE, Balmes JR. Effects of nitric acid gas alone or in combination with ozone on healthy volunteers. The American review of respiratory disease 1993. PMID: 8214952


  340. Thornquist MD, Omenn GS, Goodman GE, Grizzle JE, Rosenstock L, Barnhart S, Anderson GL, Hammar S, Balmes J, Cherniack M. Statistical design and monitoring of the Carotene and Retinol Efficacy Trial (CARET). Controlled clinical trials 1993. PMID: 8365195


  341. Blanc PD, Galbo M, Hiatt P, Olson KR, Balmes JR. Symptoms, lung function, and airway responsiveness following irritant inhalation. Volume 103 of Issue 6. Chest 1993. PMID: 8404087


  342. Royce S, Wald P, Sheppard D, Balmes J. Occupational asthma in a pesticides manufacturing worker. Volume 103 of Issue 1. Chest 1993. PMID: 8417906


  343. Liu D, Tager IB, Balmes JR, Harrison RJ. The effect of smoke inhalation on lung function and airway responsiveness in wildland fire fighters. The American review of respiratory disease 1992. PMID: 1456562


  344. Balmes JR. To B-read or not to B-read. Journal of occupational medicine. : official publication of the Industrial Medical Association 1992. PMID: 1447593


  345. Balmes JR. Occupational asthma. The Western journal of medicine 1992. PMID: 1441468


  346. Omenn GS, Goodman G, Grizzle J, Thornquist M, Rosenstock L, Barnhart S, Anderson G, Balmes J, Cone J, Cherniack M. Recruitment for the beta-carotene and retinol efficacy trial (CARET) to prevent lung cancer in smokers and asbestos-exposed workers. The Western journal of medicine 1992. PMID: 1595284


  347. Markowitz S, Frank AL, Hessl SM, Christiani D, Robins T, Balmes J. Physicians and occupational medicine. The New England journal of medicine 1992. PMID: 1736123


  348. Das R, Tager IB, Gamsky T, Schenker MB, Royce S, Balmes JR. Atopy and airways reactivity in animal health technicians. A pilot study. Journal of occupational medicine. : official publication of the Industrial Medical Association 1992. PMID: 1552384


  349. Balmes J, Rempel D, Alexander M, Reiter R, Harrison R, Bernard B, Benner D, Cone J. Hospital records as a data source for occupational disease surveillance: a feasibility study. American journal of industrial medicine 1992. PMID: 1585945


  350. Balmes JR, Daponte A, Cone JE. Asbestos-related disease in custodial and building maintenance workers from a large municipal school district. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1991. PMID: 1809168


  351. Rempel D, Jones J, Atterbury M, Balmes J. Respiratory effects of exposure of shipyard workers to epoxy paints. British journal of industrial medicine 1991. PMID: 1954156


  352. Gordon T, Balmes J, Fine J, Sheppard D. Airway oedema and obstruction in guinea pigs exposed to inhaled endotoxin. Volume 48 of Issue 9. 1991. PMID: 1911406


  353. Cone JE, Daponte A, Makofsky D, Reiter R, Becker C, Harrison RJ, Balmes J. Fatal injuries at work in California. Journal of occupational medicine. : official publication of the Industrial Medical Association 1991. PMID: 1832444


  354. Aris R, Christian D, Sheppard D, Balmes JR. Lack of bronchoconstrictor response to sulfuric acid aerosols and fogs. Volume 143 of Issue 4 Pt 1. The American review of respiratory disease 1991. PMID: 2008986


  355. Aberle DR, Balmes JR. Computed tomography of asbestos-related pulmonary parenchymal and pleural diseases. Clinics in chest medicine 1991. PMID: 2009740


  356. Omenn GS, Goodman G, Grizzle J, Thornquist M, Rosenstock L, Barnhart S, Anderson G, Balmes J, Cherniack M, Cone J. CARET, the beta-carotene and retinol efficacy trial to prevent lung cancer in asbestos-exposed workers and in smokers. Anti-cancer drugs 1991. PMID: 1958856


  357. Balmes JR. Surveillance for occupational asthma. Occupational medicine (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1991. PMID: 2008631


  358. Aris R, Christian D, Sheppard D, Balmes JR. The effects of sequential exposure to acidic fog and ozone on pulmonary function in exercising subjects. Volume 143 of Issue 1. The American review of respiratory disease 1991. PMID: 1846067


  359. Klees JE, Alexander M, Rempel D, Beckett W, Rubin R, Barnhart S, Balmes JR. Evaluation of a proposed NIOSH surveillance. Case definition for occupational asthma. Chest 1990. PMID: 2226013


  360. Balmes JR. Medical surveillance for pulmonary endpoints. Occupational medicine (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1990. PMID: 2218799


  361. Aris R, Christian D, Sheppard D, Balmes JR. Acid fog-induced bronchoconstriction. The role of hydroxymethanesulfonic acid. Volume 141 of Issue 3. The American review of respiratory disease 1990. PMID: 2155554


  362. Balmes J, London SJ, Peters JM. Isocyanates, polyurethane paints, and asthma. The Western journal of medicine 1990. PMID: 18750700


  363. Balmes J. Silica exposure and tuberculosis: an old problem with some new twists. Journal of occupational medicine. : official publication of the Industrial Medical Association 1990. PMID: 2303919


  364. Balmes JR, Fine JM, Gordon T, Sheppard D. Potential bronchoconstrictor stimuli in acid fog. Volume 79. 1989. PMID: 2539989


  365. Uba G, Pachorek D, Bernstein J, Garabrant DH, Balmes JR, Wright WE, Amar RB. Prospective study of respiratory effects of formaldehyde among healthy and asthmatic medical students. American journal of industrial medicine 1989. PMID: 2929612


  366. Fine JM, Balmes JR. Airway inflammation and occupational asthma. Clinics in chest medicine 1988. PMID: 3069290


  367. Gelmont DM, Balmes JR, Yee A. Hypokalemia induced by inhaled bronchodilators. Chest 1988. PMID: 3168573


  368. Bush RK, Schroeckenstein D, Meier-Davis S, Balmes J, Rempel D. Soybean flour asthma: detection of allergens by immunoblotting. The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology 1988. PMID: 3042839


  369. Balmes JR, Fine JM, Christian D, Gordon T, Sheppard D. Acidity potentiates bronchoconstriction induced by hypoosmolar aerosols. Volume 138 of Issue 1. The American review of respiratory disease 1988. PMID: 2849338


  370. Shusterman D, Balmes J, Cone J. Behavioral sensitization to irritants/odorants after acute overexposures. Journal of occupational medicine. : official publication of the Industrial Medical Association 1988. PMID: 3397783


  371. Ratto D, Balmes J, Boylen T, Sharma OP. Pregnancy in a woman with severe pulmonary fibrosis secondary to hard metal disease. Chest 1988. PMID: 3342680


  372. Balmes JR, Fine JM, Sheppard D. Symptomatic bronchoconstriction after short-term inhalation of sulfur dioxide. Volume 136 of Issue 5. The American review of respiratory disease 1987. PMID: 3674573


  373. Balmes JR. Respiratory effects of hard-metal dust exposure. Occupational medicine (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1987. PMID: 3303384


  374. Cullen MR, Kominsky JR, Rossman MD, Cherniack MG, Rankin JA, Balmes JR, Kern JA, Daniele RP, Palmer L, Naegel GP. Chronic beryllium disease in a precious metal refinery. Clinical epidemiologic and immunologic evidence for continuing risk from exposure to low level beryllium fume. The American review of respiratory disease 1987. PMID: 3492158


  375. Kawamoto MM, Garabrant DH, Held J, Balmes JR, Patzman J, Dimick DV, Simonowitz JA, Bernstein L. Respiratory effects of cotton dust exposure in the cotton garnetting industry. American journal of industrial medicine 1987. PMID: 3591802


  376. Wiedemann HP, Gee JB, Balmes JR, Loke J. Exercise testing in occupational lung diseases. Clinics in chest medicine 1984. PMID: 6723238


  377. Balmes JR, Cullen MR, Henriksen E. Thoracic CT scanning in asbestos workers with lung cancer. Connecticut medicine 1982. PMID: 7140288


  378. Matthay RA, Balmes JR. Lung cancer: a persistent challenge. Geriatrics 1982. PMID: 6276264


  379. Cullen MR, Balmes JR, Robins JM, Smith GJ. Lipoid pneumonia caused by oil mist exposure from a steel rolling tandem mill. American journal of industrial medicine 1981. PMID: 7349034


  380. Balmes J, Cullen MR, Gee JB. What infections occur in patients with occupational lung disease? Clinics in chest medicine 1981. PMID: 7030593