Exposure to PBB and other persistent organic pollutants

Assessing Metabolic Differences Associated with Exposure to Polybrominated Biphenyl and Polychlorinated Biphenyls in the Michigan PBB Registry: Research Summary (2023)

Elimination of PBB-153; findings from a cohort of Michigan adults: Research Summary (2022)

Serum concentrations of polybrominated biphenyls (PBBs), polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in the Michigan PBB Registry 40 years after the PBB contamination incident: Research Summary (2020)

A decay model for assessing polybrominated biphenyl exposure among women in the Michigan Long-Term PBB study: Research Summary (2008)

PBB Exposure and Cancer

Breast cancer among women in Michigan following exposure to brominated flame retardants: Research Summary (2016)

Cancer among a Michigan cohort exposed to polybrominated biphenyls in 1973: Research Summary (1998)

PBB Exposure and Epigenetics

Sex-specific DNA methylation differences in people exposed to polybrominated biphenyl (PBB): Research Summary (2020)

Detrimental effects of flame retardant, PBB153, exposure on sperm and future generations: Research Summary (2020)

Exposure to polybrominated biphenyl (PBB) associated with genome-wide DNA methylation differences in peripheral blood: Research Summary (2019)

Environmental exposure to polybrominated biphenyl (PBB) associates with an increased rate of biological age: Research Summary (2019)

Exposure to polybrominated biphenyl and stochastic epigenetic mutations: application of a novel epigenetic approach to environmental exposure in the Michigan polybrominated biphenyl registry: Research Summary (2019)

PBB Exposure and Thyroid Function

Thyroid hormone levels associate with exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and polybrominated biphenyls in adults exposed as children: Research Summary (2019)

Serum Polybrominated Biphenyls (PBBs) and Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) and Thyroid Function among Michigan Adults Several Decades after the 1973- 1974 PBB Contamination of Livestock Feed: Research Summary (2017)

PBB Exposure and Female Reproductive Health

In-utero exposure to polybrominated biphenyl (PBB) and menstrual cycle function in adulthood: Research Summary (2023)

Endometriosis, endocrine disruptors, and epigenetics: an investigation into the complex interplay in women with polybrominated biphenyl exposure and endometriosis: Research Summary (2020)

Examining Reproductive Health Outcomes in Females Exposed to Polychlorinated Biphenyl and Polybrominated Biphenyl: Research Summary (2020)

Polybrominated Biphenyl Exposure and Menstrual Cycle Function: Research Summary (2019)

Menstrual function among women exposed to polybrominated biphenyls: A follow-up prevalence study: Research Summary (2005)

Multi-generational PBB exposure

Assessing Inter-Generational Transfer of a Brominated Flame Retardant: Research Summary (2009)

Breast-feeding among women exposed to polybrominated biphenyls in Michigan: Research Summary (2001)

Health Effects among Children of Parents Exposed to PBB

Birth outcomes associated with paternal polybrominated and polychlorinated biphenyl exposure: Research Summary (2022)

Reproductive outcomes among women exposed to a brominated flame retardant in utero: Research Summary (2011)

Maternal Exposure to a Brominated Flame Retardant and Genitourinary Conditions in Male Offspring: Research Summary (2009)

In utero exposure to a brominated flame retardant and male growth and development: Research Summary (2009)

A cohort study of the association between secondary sex ratio and parental exposure to polybrominated biphenyl (PBB) and polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB): Research Summary (2009)

Age at menarche and Tanner stage in girls exposed in utero and postnatally to polybrominated biphenyl: Research Summary (2000)

PBB Exposure and Autoimmune Disorders 

Polybrominated biphenyls (PBBs) and prevalence of autoimmune disorders among members of the Michigan PBB registry: Research Summary (2023)

PBB Oral History Project 

"They Kept Going for Answers": Knowledge, Capacity, and Environmental Health Literacy in Michigan's PBB Contamination: Research Summary (2022)