Heather Volk

Associate Professor

20052019

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Research Output

2019

A meta-analysis of two high-risk prospective cohort studies reveals autism-specific transcriptional changes to chromatin, autoimmune, and environmental response genes in umbilical cord blood

Mordaunt, C. E., Park, B. Y., Bakulski, K. M., Feinberg, J. I., Croen, L. A., Ladd-Acosta, C., Newschaffer, C. J., Volk, H. E., Ozonoff, S., Hertz-Picciotto, I., Lasalle, J. M., Schmidt, R. J. & Fallin, M. D., Oct 24 2019, In : Molecular Autism. 10, 1, 36.

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Open Access

Epigenetic marks of prenatal air pollution exposure found in multiple tissues relevant for child health

Ladd-Acosta, C. M., Feinberg, J. I., Brown, S. C., Lurmann, F. W., Croen, L. A., Hertz-Picciotto, I., Newschaffer, C. J., Feinberg, A. P., Fallin, D. D. & Volk, H., May 1 2019, In : Environment International. 126, p. 363-376 14 p.

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Open Access

Prenatal Exposure to Endocrine-disrupting Chemicals in Relation to Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual Disability

Hamra, G., Lyall, K., Windham, G. C., Calafat, A. M., Sjödin, A., Volk, H. & Croen, L. A., May 1 2019, In : Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.). 30, 3, p. 418-426 9 p.

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Prenatal particulate air pollution and DNA methylation in newborns: An epigenome-wide meta-analysis

Gruzieva, O., Xu, C. J., Yousefi, P., Relton, C., Merid, S. K., Breton, C. V., Gao, L., Volk, H. E., Feinberg, J. I., Ladd-Acosta, C., Bakulski, K., Auffray, C., Lemonnier, N., Plusquin, M., Ghantous, A., Herceg, Z., Nawrot, T. S., Pizzi, C., Richiardi, L., Rusconi, F. & 34 others, Vineis, P., Kogevinas, M., Felix, J. F., Duijts, L., Den Dekker, H. T., Jaddoe, V. W. V., Ruiz, J. L., Bustamante, M., Antó, J. M., Sunyer, J., Vrijheid, M., Gutzkow, K. B., Grazuleviciene, R., Hernandez-Ferrer, C., Annesi-Maesano, I., Lepeule, J., Bousquet, J., Bergström, A., Kull, I., Söderhäll, C., Kere, J., Gehring, U., Brunekreef, B., Just, A. C., Wright, R. J., Peng, C., Gold, D. R., Kloog, I., Demeo, D. L., Pershagen, G., Koppelman, G. H., London, S. J., Baccarelli, A. A. & Melén, E., May 2019, In : Environmental health perspectives. 127, 5, 057012.

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Open Access
2018

Air toxics in relation to autism diagnosis, phenotype, and severity in a U.S. family-based study

Kalkbrenner, A. E., Windham, G. C., Zheng, C., McConnell, R., Lee, N. L., Schauer, J. J., Thayer, B., Pandey, J. & Volk, H., Mar 1 2018, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 126, 3, 037004.

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A novel method for source-specific hemoglobin adducts of nitro-polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons

Wheelock, K., Zhang, J. J., McConnell, R., Tang, D., Volk, H., Wang, Y., Herbstman, J. B., Wang, S., Phillips, D. H., Camann, D., Gong, J. & Perera, F., May 1 2018, In : Environmental Science: Processes and Impacts. 20, 5, p. 780-789 10 p.

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A prospective birth cohort study on maternal cholesterol levels and offspring attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: New insight on sex differences

Ji, Y., Riley, A. W., Lee, L-C., Volk, H., Hong, X., Wang, G., Angomas, R., Stivers, T., Wahl, A., Ji, H. K., Bartell, T. R., Burd, I., Paige, D. M., Fallin, D. D., Zuckerman, B. & Wang, X., Jan 1 2018, In : Brain Sciences. 8, 1, 3.

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Maternal Multivitamin Intake, Plasma Folate and Vitamin B12 Levels and Autism Spectrum Disorder Risk in Offspring

Raghavan, R., Riley, A. W., Volk, H., Caruso, D., Hironaka, L., Sices, L., Hong, X., Wang, G., Ji, Y., Brucato, M., Wahl, A., Stivers, T., Pearson, C., Zuckerman, B., Stuart, E. A., Landa, R., Fallin, M. D. & Wang, X., Jan 1 2018, In : Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology. 32, 1, p. 100-111 12 p.

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2017

Association Between Air Pollution Exposure, Cognitive and Adaptive Function, and ASD Severity Among Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Kerin, T., Volk, H., Li, W., Lurmann, F., Eckel, S., McConnell, R. & Hertz-Picciotto, I., Sep 18 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. p. 1-14 14 p.

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Combined Prenatal Pesticide Exposure and Folic Acid Intake in Relation to Autism Spectrum Disorder

Schmidt, R. J., Kogan, V., Shelton, J. F., Delwiche, L., Hansen, R. L., Ozonoff, S., Ma, C. C., McCanlies, E. C., Bennett, D. H., Hertz-Picciotto, I., Tancredi, D. J. & Volk, H., Sep 8 2017, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 125, 9, 1 p.

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Joint effects of prenatal air pollutant exposure and maternal folic acid supplementation on risk of autism spectrum disorder

Goodrich, A. J., Volk, H., Tancredi, D. J., Mcconnell, R., Lurmann, F. W., Hansen, R. L. & Schmidt, R. J., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Autism Research.

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The Changing Epidemiology of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Lyall, K., Croen, L., Daniels, J., Fallin, D. D., Ladd-Acosta, C. M., Lee, B. K., Park, B. Y., Snyder, N. W., Schendel, D., Volk, H., Windham, G. C. & Newschaffer, C., Mar 20 2017, In : Annual Review of Public Health. 38, p. 81-102 22 p.

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The joint effect of air pollution exposure and copy number variation on risk for autism

Kim, D., Volk, H., Girirajan, S., Pendergrass, S., Hall, M. A., Verma, S. S., Schmidt, R. J., Hansen, R. L., Ghosh, D., Ludena-Rodriguez, Y., Kim, K., Ritchie, M. D., Hertz-Picciotto, I. & Selleck, S. B., Sep 1 2017, In : Autism Research. 10, 9, p. 1470-1480 11 p.

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2016

Air pollution exposure during pregnancy and childhood autistic traits in four European population-based cohort studies: The ESCAPE project

Guxens, M., Ghassabian, A., Gong, T., Garcia-Esteban, R., Porta, D., Giorgis-Allemand, L., Almqvist, C., Aranbarri, A., Beelen, R., Badaloni, C., Cesaroni, G., De Nazelle, A., Estarlich, M., Forastiere, F., Forns, J., Gehring, U., Ibarluzea, J., Jaddoe, V. W. V., Korek, M., Lichtenstein, P. & 9 others, Nieuwenhuijsen, M. J., Rebagliato, M., Slama, R., Tiemeier, H., Verhulst, F. C., Volk, H. E., Pershagen, G., Brunekreef, B. & Sunyer, J., Jan 2016, In : Environmental health perspectives. 124, 1, p. 133-140 8 p.

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2015

Measuring Anhedonia in Adolescents: A Psychometric Analysis

Leventhal, A. M., Unger, J. B., Audrain-McGovern, J., Sussman, S., Volk, H. E. & Strong, D. R., Sep 3 2015, In : Journal of Personality Assessment. 97, 5, p. 506-514 9 p.

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Selected vitamin D metabolic gene variants and risk for autism spectrum disorder in the CHARGE Study

Schmidt, R. J., Hansen, R. L., Hartiala, J., Allayee, H., Sconberg, J. L., Schmidt, L. C., Volk, H. & Tassone, F., Aug 1 2015, In : Early Human Development. 91, 8, p. 483-489 7 p.

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2014

Interaction of air pollution with the MET receptor tyrosine kinase gene

Volk, H. E., Kerin, T., Lurmann, F., Hertz-Picciotto, I., McConnell, R. & Campbell, D. B., Jan 1 2014, In : Epidemiology. 25, 1, p. 44-47 4 p.

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2013

Traffic-related air pollution, particulate matter, and autism

Volk, H., Lurmann, F., Penfold, B., Hertz-Picciotto, I. & McConnell, R., Jan 2013, In : Archives of General Psychiatry. 70, 1, p. 71-77 7 p.

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2011

Residential proximity to freeways and autism in the CHARGE study

Volk, H. E., Hertz-Picciotto, I., Delwiche, L., Lurmann, F. & McConnell, R., Jun 1 2011, In : Environmental health perspectives. 119, 6, p. 873-877 5 p.

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2009

Simple identification of complex ADHD subtypes using current symptom counts

Volk, H. E., Todorov, A. A., Hay, D. A. & Todd, R. D., Apr 2009, In : Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 48, 4, p. 441-450 10 p.

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2008

The XVth World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics, October 7-11, 2007: Rapporteur summaries of oral presentations

Alkelai, A., Baum, A., Carless, M., Crowley, J., DasBanerjee, T., Dempster, E., Docherty, S., Hare, E., Galsworthy, M. J., Grover, D., Glubb, D., Karlsson, R., Mill, J., Sen, S., Quinones, M. P., Vallender, E. J., Verma, R., Vijayan, N., Villafuerte, S., Voineskos, A. N. & 4 others, Volk, H., Yu, L., Zimmermann, P. & DeLisi, L. E., Mar 5 2008, In : American Journal of Medical Genetics - Neuropsychiatric Genetics. 147, 2, p. 233-277 45 p.

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2007

Autistic traits in a population-based ADHD twin sample

Reiersen, A. M., Constantino, J. N., Volk, H. E. & Todd, R. D., May 1 2007, In : Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines. 48, 5, p. 464-472 9 p.

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Does the Child Behavior Checklist Juvenile Bipolar Disorder Phenotype Identify Bipolar Disorder?

Volk, H. E. & Todd, R. D., Jul 15 2007, In : Biological psychiatry. 62, 2, p. 115-120 6 p.

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Evidence for specificity of transmission of alcohol and nicotine dependence in an offspring of twins design

Volk, H., Scherrer, J. F., Bucholz, K. K., Todorov, A., Heath, A. C., Jacob, T. & True, W. R., Mar 16 2007, In : Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 87, 2-3, p. 225-232 8 p.

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2006

Genetic influences on free and cued recall in long-term memory tasks

Volk, H. E., McDermott, K. B., Roediger, H. L. & Todd, R. D., Oct 1 2006, In : Twin Research and Human Genetics. 9, 5, p. 623-631 9 p.

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Validation of population-based ADHD subtypes and identification of three clinically impaired subtypes

Volk, H., Henderson, C., Neuman, R. J. & Todd, R. D., Apr 5 2006, In : American Journal of Medical Genetics - Neuropsychiatric Genetics. 141 B, 3, p. 312-318 7 p.

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2005

A systematic evaluation of ADHD and comorbid psychopathology in a population-based twin sample

Volk, H., Neuman, R. J. & Todd, R. D., Aug 2005, In : Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 44, 8, p. 768-775 8 p.

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Comorbidity between ADHD and symptoms of bipolar disorder in a community sample of children and adolescents

Reich, W., Neuman, R. J., Volk, H. E., Joyner, C. A. & Todd, R. D., Oct 1 2005, In : Twin Research and Human Genetics. 8, 5, p. 459-466 8 p.

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