Publications of Prof. Ursula Krämer

2018

Forns J, Sunyer J, Garcia-Esteban R, Porta D, Ghassabian A,  Giorgis-Allemand L, Gong T, Gehring U, Sørensen M, Standl M, Sugiri D, Almqvist C, Andiarena A, Badaloní C, Beelen R, Berdel D, Cesaroni G, Charles M-A, Eriksen KT, Estarlich M, Fernandez MF, Forhan A, Jaddoe VWV, Korek M,  Lichtenstein P, Lertxundi A, Lopez-Espinosa MJ, Markevych I, de Nazelle A, Raaschou-Nielsen O, Nieuwenhuijsen M, Pérez-Lobato R, Philippat C, Slama R, Tiesler CM,  Verhulst FC, von Berg A, Vrijkotte T, Nybo Andersen AM, Heude B, Krämer U, Heinrich J, Tiemeier H, Forastiere F, Pershagen G, Brunekreef B,  Guxens M: Air pollution exposure during pregnancy and symptoms of attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder in children in Europe. Epidemiology 29(5): 618-626, 2018. doi: 10.1097/EDE.0000000000000874

Schnass W, Hüls A, Vierkötter A, Krämer U, Krutmann J, Schikowski T: Traffic-related air pollution and eczema in the elderly: Findings from the SALIA cohort. Int J Hyg Environ Health 221(6): 861-867, 2018. doi: 10.1016/j.ijheh.2018.06.002

Smith MP, Standl M, Berdel D, von Berg A, Bauer CP, Schikowski T, Koletzko S, Lehmann I, Krämer U, Heinrich J, Schulz H: Handgrip strength is associated with improved spirometry in adolescents. Plos One 13(4): e0194560, 2018. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0194560

Hüls A, Klümper C, MacIntyre EA, Brauer M, Melén E, Bauer M, Berdel D, Bergström A, Brunekreef B, Chan-Yeung M, Fuertes E, Gehring U, Gref A, Heinrich J, Standl M, Lehmann I, Kerkhof M, Koppelman GH, Kozyrskyj AL, Pershagen G, Carlsten C, Krämer U, Schikowski T; TAG Study Group: Atopic dermatitis: Interaction between genetic variants of GSTP1, TNF, TLR2, and TLR4 and air pollution in early life. Pediatr Allergy Immunol 2018. doi: 10.1111/pai.12903

Hüls A, Vierkötter A, Sugiri D, Abramson MJ, Ranft U, Krämer U, Schikowski T: The role of air pollution and lung function on cognitive impairment. Eur Respir J 51: 1701963, 2018. doi: 10.1183/13993003.01963-2017

Filipiak-Pittroff B, Koletzko S, Krämer U, Standl M, Bauer C-P, Berdel D, von Berg A: Full breastfeeding and allergies from infancy until adolescence in the GINIplus cohort. Pediatr Allergy Immunol 29(1): 96-101, 2018. doi: 10.1111/pai.12798

2017

Hellack B, Sugiri D, Schins RPF, Schikowski T, Krämer U, Kuhlbusch TAJ, Hoffmann B: Land use regression modeling of oxidative potential of fine particles, NO2, PM2.5 mass and association to type two diabetes mellitus. Atmos Environ 171: 181-190, 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2017.10.017

Hüls A, Krämer U, Herder C, Fehsel K, Luckhaus C, Stolz S, Vierkötter A, Schikowski T: Genetic susceptibility for air pollution-induced airway inflammation in the SALIA study. Environ Res 152: 43-50, 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2016.09.028

Hüls A, Ickstadt K, Schikowski T, Krämer U: Detection of gene-environment interactions in the presence of linkage disequilibrium and noise by using genetic risk scores with internal weights from elastic net regression. BMC Genet 18(1): 55, 2017. doi: 10.1186/s12863-017-0519-1

2016

Unfried K, Krämer U, Sydlik U, Autengruber A, Bilstein A, Stolz S, Marini A, Schikowski T, Keymel S, Krutmann J: Reduction of neutrophilic lung inflammation by inhalation of the compatible solute ectoine: a randomized trial with elderly individuals. Int J Chronic Obstr Pulm Dis 11(1): 2573-2583, 2016. doi: 10.2147/COPD.S115061

Fehsel K, Schikowski T, Jänner M, Hüls A, Voussoughi M, Schulte T, Vierkötter A, Teichert T, Herder C, Sugiri D, Krämer U, Luckhaus C: Estrogen receptor beta polymorphisms and cognitive performance in women: associations and modifications by genetic and environmental influences. J Neural Transm (Vienna) 2016. doi: 10.1007/s00702-016-1620-8

Hüls A, Krämer U, Gappa M, Müller-Brandes C, Schikowski T, von Berg A, Hoffmann B, Schuster A, Wisbauer M, Flexeder C, Heinrich J, Schulz H, Berdel D: Age dependency of GLI reference values compared with paediatric lung function data in two German studies (GINIplus and LUNOKID). Plos One 11(7): e0159678. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0159678

Vierkötter A*, Hüls A*, Yamamoto A, Stolz S, Krämer U, Matsui MS, Morita A, Wang S, Li Z, Jin L, Krutmann J*, Schikowski T*: Extrinsic skin aging in German, Chinese and Japanese women manifests differently in all three groups depending on ethnic background, age and anatomical site. J Dermatol Sci 219-225, 2016. doi: 10.1016/j.jdermsci.2016.05.011 (* equal contribution)

Ohlwein S, Klümper C, Vossoughi M, Sugiri D, Stolz S, Vierkötter A, Schikowski T, Kara K, Germing A, Quass U, Krämer U, Hoffmann B: Air pollution and diastolic function in elderly women - Results from the SALIA study cohort. Int J Hyg Environ Health 219(4-5): 356-363, 2016. doi: 10.1016/j.ijheh.2016.02.006

Rosenbauer J, Tamayo T, Bächle C, Stahl-Pehe A, Landwehr S, Sugiri D, Krämer U, Maier W, Hermann JM, Holl RW, Rathmann W: Re: Ambient Air Pollution and Early Manifestation of Type 1 Diabetes. Epidemiology 27(4): e25-26, 2016. doi: 10.1097/EDE.0000000000000495

Tamayo T, Rathmann W, Stahl-Pehe A, Landwehr S, Sugiri D, Krämer U, Hermann J, Holl RW, Rosenbauer J: No adverse effect of outdoor air pollution on HbA in children and young adults with type 1 diabetes. Int J Hyg Environ Health 219(4-5): 349-355, 2016. doi: 10.1016/j.ijheh.2016.02.002

Hüls A, Krämer U, Schuster A, Gappa M, Wisbauer M, Müller-Brandes C, Schikowski T, Hoffmann B, von Berg A, Berdel D: Inclusion of children with airway disease for the development of spirometry reference data. Eur Respir J 47(4): 1290-1292, 2016. doi: 10.1183/13993003.01465-2015

Hüls A*, Vierkötter A*, Gao W*, Krämer U, Yang Y, Ding A, Stolz S, Matsui M, Kan H, Wang S, Jin L*, Krutmann J*, Schikowski T*: Traffic related air pollution contributes to development of facial lentigines: Further epidemiological evidence from Caucasians and Asians. J Invest Dermatol 136(5): 1053-1056, 2016. doi: 10.1016/j.jid.2015.12.045 (* equal contribution)

von Berg A, Filipiak-Pittroff B, Schulz H, Hoffmann U, Link E, Sußmann M, Schnappinger M, Brüske I, Standl M, Krämer U, Hoffmann B, Heinrich J, Bauer CP, Koletzko S, Berdel D, for the GINIplus Study Group: Allergic manifestation 15 years after early intervention with hydrolyzed formulas – the GINI Study. Allergy 71(2): 210-219, 2016. doi: 10.1111/all.12790

Pedersen M, Gehring U, Beelen R, Wang M, Giorgis-Allemand L, Andersen AM, Basagana X, Bernard C, Cirach M, Forastiere F, de Hoogh K, Grazuleviciene R, Gruzieva O, Hoek G, Jedynska A, Klümper C, Kooter IM, Krämer U, Kukkonen J, Porta D, Postma DS, Raaschou-Nielsen O, van Rossem L, Sunyer J, Sørensen M, Tsai MY, Vrijkotte TG, Wilhelm M, Nieuwenhuijsen MJ, Pershagen G, Brunekreef B, Kogevinas M, Slama R: Elemental Constituents of Particulate Matter and Newborn's Size in Eight European Cohorts. Environ Health Perspect 124(1): 141-150, 2016. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1409546

2015

Bürkel K, Krämer U, Möllers M, Falkenberg MK, Klockenbusch W, Schmitz R: 3D ultrasound evaluation of the fetal ear - comparison of an xMatrix probe with a conventional mechanical probe. Ultraschall Med 2015. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-108567. [pubmed]

Gehring U, Wijga A, Hoek G, Bellander T, Berdel D, Brüske I, Fuertes E, Gruzieva O, Heinrich J, Hoffmann B, de Jongste JC, Klümper C, Koppelman GH, Korek M, Krämer U, Maier D, Melén E, Pershagen G, Postma DS, Standl M, von Berg A, Anto JM, Bousquet J, Keil T, Smit HA, Brunekeef B: Exposure to air pollution and development of asthma and rhinoconjunctivitis throughout childhood and adolescence: a population-based birth cohort study. Lancet Resp Med 3(12): 933-942, 2015. [abstract]

Tsai M-Y, Hoek G, Eeftens M, de Hoogh K, Beelen R, Beregszaszi T, Cesaroni G, Cirach M, Cyrys J, de Nazelle A, de Vocht F, Ducret-Stich R, Eriksen K, Galassi C, Grazuleviciene R, Grazulevicius T, Grivas G, Gryparis A, Heinrich J, Hoffmann B, Iakovides M, Keuken M, Krämer U, Künzli N, Lanki T, Madsen C, Meliefste K, Merritt A-S, Mosler G, Nieuwenhuijsen M, Pershagen G, Phuleria H, Quass U, Ranzi A, Schaffner E, Sokhi R, Stempfelet M, Stephanou E, Sugiri D, Taimisto P, Tewis M, Udvardy O, Wang M, Brunekreef B: Spatial variation of PM elemental composition between and within 20 European study areas - Results of the ESCAPE project. Environ Int 84: 181-192, 2015. [pubmed]

Fuertes E, Bracher J, Flexeder C, Markevych I, Klümper C, Hoffmann B, Krämer U, von Berg A, Bauer CP, Koletzko S, Berdel D, Heinrich J, Schulz H: Long-term air pollution exposure and lung function in 15 year-old adolescents living in an urban and rural area in Germany: The GINIplus and LISAplus cohorts. Int J Hyg Environ Health 218(7): 656-665 2015. [pubmed]

Schikowski T, Vossoughi M, Vierkötter A, Schulte T, Teichert T, Sugiri D, Fehsel K, Tzivian L, Bae IS, Ranft U, Hoffmann B, Probst-Hensch N, Herder C, Krämer U, Luckhaus C: Association of air pollution with cognitive functions and its modification by APOE gene variants in elderly women. Environ Res 142: 10-16, 2015. [pubmed]

Teichert T, Hellwig A, Peßler A, Hellwig M, Vossoughi M, Sugiri D, Vierkötter A, Schulte T, Freund J, Roden M, Hoffmann B, Schikowski T, Luckhaus C, Krämer U, Henle T, Herder C: Association between Advanced Glycation End Products and Impaired Fasting Glucose: Results from the SALIA Study. Plos One 10(5): e0128293, 2015. [pubmed] (open access)

Beelen R, Hoek G, Raaschou-Nielsen O, Stafoggia M, Andersen ZJ, Weinmayr G, Hoffmann B, Wolf K, Samoli E, Fischer PH, Nieuwenhuijsen MJ, Xun WW, Katsouyanni K, Dimakopoulou K, Marcon A, Vartiainen E, Lanki T, Yli-Tuomi T, Oftedal B, Schwarze PE, Nafstad P, De Faire U, Pedersen NL, Östenson CG, Fratiglioni L, Penell J, Korek M, Pershagen G, Eriksen KT, Overvad K, Sørensen M, Eeftens M, Peeters PH, Meliefste K, Wang M, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Sugiri D, Krämer U, Heinrich J, de Hoogh K, Key T, Peters A, Hampel R, Concin H, Nagel G, Jaensch A, Ineichen A, Tsai MY, Schaffner E, Probst-Hensch NM, Schindler C, Ragettli MS, Vilier A, Clavel-Chapelon F, Declercq C, Ricceri F, Sacerdote C, Galassi C, Migliore E, Ranzi A, Cesaroni G, Badaloni C, Forastiere F, Katsoulis M, Trichopoulou A, Keuken M, Jedynska A, Kooter IM, Kukkonen J, Sokhi RS, Vineis P, Brunekreef B. Natural Cause Mortality and Long-Term Exposure to Particle Components: An Analysis of 19 European Cohorts within the Multi-Center ESCAPE Project. Environ Health Perspect 123(6): 525-533, 2015. [pubmed] (open access)

Jacquemin B, Siroux V, Sanchez M, Carsin AE, Schikowski T, Adam M, Bellisario V, Buschka A, Bono R, Brunekreef B, Cai Y, Cirach M, Clavel-Chapelon F, Declercq C, de Marco R, de Nazelle A, Ducret-Stich RE, Ferretti VV, Gerbase MW, Hardy R, Heinrich J, Janson C, Jarvis D, Al Kanaani Z, Keidel D, Kuh D, Le Moual N, Nieuwenhuijsen MJ, Marcon A, Modig L, Pin I, Rochat T, Schindler C, Sugiri D, Stempfelet M, Temam S, Tsai MY, Varraso R, Vienneau D, Vierkötter A, Hansell AL, Krämer U, Probst-Hensch NM, Sunyer J, Künzli N, Kauffmann F: Ambient Air Pollution and Adult Asthma Incidence in Six European Cohorts (ESCAPE). Environ Health Perspect 123(6): 613-621, 2015. [pubmed] (open access)

Vierkötter A, Schikowski T, Sugiri D, Matsui MS, Krämer U, Krutmann J: MMP-1 and -3 Promoter Variants are Indicative of a Common Susceptibility for Skin and Lung Aging: Results from a Cohort of Elderly Women (SALIA). J Invest Dermatol  135(5): 1268-1274, 2015. [pubmed]

Klümper C, Krämer U, Lehmann I, von Berg A, Berdel D, Herberth G, Beckmann C, Link E, Heinrich J, Hoffmann B, Schins RPF (for the GINIplus and LISAplus study groups): Air pollution and cytokine responsiveness in asthmatic and non-asthmatic children. Environ Res 138: 381-390, 2015. [pubmed]

Adam M, Schikowski T, Carsin AE, Cai Y, Jacquemin B, Sanchez M, Vierkötter A, Marcon A, Keidel D, Sugiri D, Al Kanani Z, Nadif R, Siroux V, Hardy R, Kuh D, Rochat T, Bridevaux PO, Eeftens M, Tsai MY, Villani S, Phuleria HC, Birk M, Cyrys J, Cirach M, de Nazelle A, Nieuwenhuijsen MJ, Forsberg B, de Hoogh K, Declerq C, Bono R, Piccioni P, Quass U, Heinrich J, Jarvis D, Pin I, Beelen R, Hoek G, Brunekreef B, Schindler C, Sunyer J, Krämer U, Kauffmann F, Hansell AL, Künzli N, Probst-Hensch N: Adult lung function and long-term air pollution exposure. ESCAPE: a multicentre cohort study and meta-analysis. Eur Respir J 45(1): 38-50, 2015. [pubmed] (open access)

Krämer U, Schmitz R, Ring J, Behrendt H: What can Reunification of East and West Germany tell us about the cause of the allergy epidemic? Clin Exp Allergy 45(1): 94-107, 2015. [pubmed] (open access)

2014

Beelen R, Raaschou-Nielsen O, Stafoggia M, Jovanovic Andersen Z, Weinmayr G, Hoffmann B, Wolf K, Samoli E, Fischer P, Nieuwenhuijsen M, Vineis P, Xun WW, Katsouyanni K, Dimakopoulou K, Oudin A, Forsberg B, Modig L, Havulinna AS, Lanki T, Turunen A, Oftedal B, Nystad W, Nafstad P, De Faire U, Pedersen NL, Östenson CG, Fratiglioni L, Penell J, Korek M, Pershagen G, Eriksen KT, Overvad K, Ellermann T, Eeftens M, Peeters PH, Meliefste K, Wang M, Bueno-de-Mesquita B, Sugiri D, Krämer U, Heinrich J, de Hoogh K, Key T, Peters A, Hampel R, Concin H, Nagel G, Ineichen A, Schaffner E, Probst-Hensch N, Künzli N, Schindler C, Schikowski T, Adam M, Phuleria H, Vilier A, Clavel-Chapelon F, Declercq C, Grioni S, Krogh V, Tsai MY, Ricceri F, Sacerdote C, Galassi C, Migliore E, Ranzi A, Cesaroni G, Badaloni C, Forastiere F, Tamayo I, Amiano P, Dorronsoro M, Katsoulis M, Trichopoulou A, Brunekreef B, Hoek G: Effects of long-term exposure to air pollution on natural-cause mortality: an analysis of 22 European cohorts within the multicentre ESCAPE project. The Lancet 383(9919): 785-795, 2014. [pubmed]
 

Dimakopoulou K, Samoli E, Beelen R, Stafoggia M, Jovanovic Andersen Z, Hoffmann B, Fischer P, Nieuwenhuijsen M, Vineis P, Xun W, Hoek G, Raaschou-Nielsen O, Oudin A, Forsberg B, Modig L, Jousilahti P, Lanki T, Turunen A, Oftedal B, Nafstad P, Schwarze PE, Penell J, Fratiglioni L, Andersson N, Pedersen N, Korek M, De Faire U, Thorup Eriksen K, Tjønneland A, Becker T, Wang M, Bueno-de-Mesquita B, Tsai MY, Eeftens M, Peeters PH, Meliefste K, Marcon A, Krämer U, Kuhlbusch TA, Vossoughi M, Key T, de Hoogh K, Hampel R, Peters A, Heinrich J, Weinmayr G, Concin H, Nagel G, Ineichen A, Jacquemin B, Stempfelet M, Vilier A, Ricceri F, Sacerdote C, Pedeli X, Katsoulis M, Trichopoulou A, Brunekreef B, Katsouyanni K: Air pollution and non-malignant respiratory mortality in 16 cohorts within the ESCAPE project. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 189(6): 684-696, 2014. [pubmed]
 

Gruzieva O, Gehring U, Aalberse R, Agius R, Beelen R, Behrendt H, Bellander T, Birk M, de Jongste JC, Fuertes E, Heinrich J, Hoek G, Klümper C, Koppelman G, Korek M, Krämer U, Lindley S, Mölter A, Simpson A, Standl M, van Hage M, von Berg A, Wijga A, Brunekreef B, Pershagen G: Meta-analysis of air pollution exposure association with allergic sensitization in European birth cohorts. J Allergy Clin Immunol 133(3): 767-776, 2014. [pubmed]
 

Cai Y, Schikowski T, Adam M, Buschka A, Carsin AE, Jacquemin B, Marcon A, Sanchez M, Vierkötter A, Al-Kanaani Z, Beelen R, Birk M, Brunekreef B, Cirach M, Clavel-Chapelon F, Declercq C, de Hoogh K, de Nazelle A, Ducret-Stich RE, Valeria Ferretti V, Forsberg B, Gerbase MW, Hardy R, Heinrich J, Hoek G, Jarvis D, Keidel D, Kuh D, Nieuwenhuijsen MJ, Ragettli MS, Ranzi A, Rochat T, Schindler C, Sugiri D, Temam S, Tsai MY, Varraso R, Kauffmann F, Krämer U, Sunyer J, Künzli N, Probst-Hensch N, Hansell AL: Cross-sectional associations between air pollution and chronic bronchitis: an ESCAPE meta-analysis across five cohorts. Thorax 69(11): 1005-1014, 2014. [pubmed]
 

Müller-Brandes C, Krämer U, Gappa M, Seitner-Sorge G, Hüls A, von Berg A, Hoffmann B, Schuster A, Illi S, Wisbauer M, Berdel D: LUNOKID: can numeric ATS/ERS quality criteria replace visual inspection of spirometry? Eur Respir J 43(5):1347-1356, 2014. [pubmed]
 

Schikowski T, Mills IC, Anderson HR, Cohen A, Hansell A, Kauffmann F, Krämer U, Marcon A, Perez L, Sunyer J, Probst-Hensch N, Künzli N: Ambient air pollution — a cause for COPD? Eur Respir J 43(1): 250-263, 2014. [pubmed]
 

Schikowski T, Adam M, Marcon A, Cai Y, Vierkötter A, Carsin AE, Jacquemin B, Al Kanani Z, Beelen R, Birk M, Bridevaux PO, Brunekeef B, Burney P, Cirach M, Cyrys J, de Hoogh K, de Marco R, de Nazelle A, Declercq C, Forsberg B, Hardy R, Heinrich J, Hoek G, Jarvis D, Keidel D, Kuh D, Kuhlbusch T, Migliore E, Mosler G, Nieuwenhuijsen MJ, Phuleria H, Rochat T, Schindler C, Villani S, Tsai MY, Zemp E, Hansell A, Kauffmann F, Sunyer J, Probst-Hensch N, Krämer U, Künzli N: Association of ambient air pollution with the prevalence and incidence of COPD. Eur Respir J 44(3): 614-626, 2014. [pubmed]
 

Fuks KB, Weinmayr G, Foraster M, Dratva J, Hampel R, Houthuijs D, Oftedal B, Oudin A, Panasevich S, Penell J, Sommar JN, Sørensen M, Tiittanen P, Wolf K, Xun WW, Aguilera I, Basagaña X, Beelen R, Bots ML, Brunekreef B, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Caracciolo B, Cirach M, de Faire U, de Nazelle A, Eeftens M, Elosua R, Erbel R, Forsberg B, Fratiglioni L, Gaspoz JM, Hilding A, Jula A, Korek M, Krämer U, Künzli N, Lanki T, Leander K, Magnusson PK, Marrugat J, Nieuwenhuijsen MJ, Ostenson CG, Pedersen NL, Pershagen G, Phuleria HC, Probst-Hensch NM, Raaschou-Nielsen O, Schaffner E, Schikowski T, Schindler C, Schwarze PE, Søgaard AJ, Sugiri D, Swart WJ, Tsai MY, Turunen AW, Vineis P, Peters A, Hoffmann B: Arterial blood pressure and long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution: An analysis in the European Study of Cohorts for Air Pollution Effects (ESCAPE). Environ Health Perspect 122(9): 896-905, 2014. [pubmed]
 

Macintyre EA, Gehring U, Mölter A, Fuertes E, Klümper C, Krämer U, Quass U, Hoffmann B, Gascon M, Brunekreef B, Koppelman GH, Beelen R, Hoek G, Birk M, de Jongste JC, Smit H, Cyrys J, Gruzieva O, Korek M, Bergström A, Agius RM, de Vocht F, Simpson A, Porta D, Forastiere F, Badaloni C, Cesaroni G, Esplugues A, Fernández-Somoano A, Lerxundi A, Sunyer J, Cirach M, Nieuwenhuijsen MJ, Pershagen G, Heinrich J: Air pollution and respiratory infections during early childhood: An analysis of 10 European birth cohorts within the ESCAPE project. Environ Health Perspect 122(1): 107-113, 2014. [pubmed]
 

Winneke G, Ranft U, Wittsiepe J, Kasper-Sonnenberg M, Fürst P, Krämer U, Seitner G, Wilhelm M: Behavioral sexual dimorphism in school-age children and early developmental exposure to dioxins and PCBs: a follow-up study of the Duisburg cohort. Environ Health Perspect 122(3): 292-298, 2014. [pubmed]
 

Beelen R, Stafoggia M, Raaschou-Nielsen O, Andersen ZJ, Xun WW, Katsouyanni K, Dimakopoulou K, Brunekreef B, Weinmayr G, Hoffmann B, Wolf K, Samoli E, Houthuijs D, Nieuwenhuijsen M, Oudin A, Forsberg B, Olsson D, Salomaa V, Lanki T, Yli-Tuomi T, Oftedal B, Aamodt G, Nafstad P, De Faire U, Pedersen NL, Östenson CG, Fratiglioni L, Penell J, Korek M, Pyko A, Eriksen KT, Tjønneland A, Becker T, Eeftens M, Bots M, Meliefste K, Wang M, Bueno-de-Mesquita B, Sugiri D, Krämer U, Heinrich J, de Hoogh K, Key T, Peters A, Cyrys J, Concin H, Nagel G, Ineichen A, Schaffner E, Probst-Hensch N, Dratva J, Ducret-Stich R, Vilier A, Clavel-Chapelon F, Stempfelet M, Grioni S, Krogh V, Tsai M-Y, Marcon A, Ricceri F, Sacerdote C, Galassi C, Migliore E, Ranzi A, Cesaroni G, Badaloni C, Forastiere F, Tamayo I, Amiano P, Dorronsoro M, Katsoulis M, Trichopoulou A, Vineis P, Hoek G: Long-term exposure to air pollution and cardiovascular mortality: an analysis of 22 European cohorts within the ESCAPE project. Epidemiology 23(3): 368-378, 2014. [pubmed]
 

Eeftens M, Hoek G, Gruzieva O, Mölter A, Agius R, Beelen R, Brunekreef B, Custovic A, Cyrys J, Fuertes E, Heinrich J, Hoffmann B, de Hoogh K, Jedynska A, Keuken M, Klümper C, Kooter I, Krämer U, Korek M, Koppelman GH, Kuhlbusch TA, Simpson A, Smit HA, Tsai MY, Wang M, Wolf K, Pershagen G, Gehring U: Elemental composition of particulate matter and the association with lung function. Epidemiology 25(5): 648-657, 2014. [pubmed]
 

Guxens M, Garcia-Esteban R, Giorgis-Allemand L, Forns J, Badaloni C, Ballester F, Beelen R, Cesaroni G, Chatzi L, de Agostini M, de Nazelle A, Eeftens M, Fernandez MF, Fernández-Somoano A, Forastiere F, Gehring U, Ghassabian A, Heude B, Jaddoe VW, Klümper C, Kogevinas M, Krämer U, Larroque B, Lertxundi A, Lertxuni N, Murcia M, Navel V, Nieuwenhuijsen M, Porta D, Ramos R, Roumeliotaki T, Slama R, Sørensen M, Stephanou EG, Sugiri D, Tardón A, Tiemeier H, Tiesler CM, Verhulst FC, Vrijkotte T, Wilhelm M, Brunekreef B, Pershagen G, Sunyer J: Air pollution during pregnancy and childhood cognitive and pychomotor development: six European birth cohorts. Epidemiology 25(5): 636-647, 2014. [pubmed]
 

Newson RB, van Ree R, Forsberg B, Janson C, Lötvall J, Dahlén SE, Toskala EM, Baelum J, Brożek GM, Kasper L, Kowalski ML, Howarth PH, Fokkens WJ, Bachert C, Keil T, Krämer U, Bislimovska J, Gjomarkaj M, Loureiro C, Burney PG, Jarvis D: Geographical variation in the prevalence of sensitization to common aeroallergens in adults: the GA2LEN survey. Allergy 69(5): 643-651, 2014. [pubmed]
 

Obaseki D, Potts J, Joos G, Baelum J, Haahtela T, Ahlström M, Matricardi P, Kramer U, Gjomarkaj M, Fokkens W, Makowska J, Todo-Bom A, Toren K, Janson C, Dahlen SE, Forsberg B, Jarvis D, Howarth P, Brozek G, Minov J, Bachert C, Burney P; The GALEN network of excellence: The relation of airway obstruction to asthma, chronic rhinosinusitis and age: results from a population survey of adults. Allergy 69(9): 1205-1214, 2014. [pubmed]
 

Wang M, Beelen R, Stafoggia M, Raaschou-Nielsen O, Andersen ZJ, Hoffmann B, Fischer P, Houthuijs D, Nieuwenhuijsen M, Weinmayr G, Vineis P, Xun WW, Dimakopoulou K, Samoli E, Laatikainen T, Lanki T, Turunen AW, Oftedal B, Schwarze P, Aamodt G, Penell J, De Faire U, Korek M, Leander K, Pershagen G, Pedersen NL, Ostenson CG, Fratiglioni L, Eriksen KT, Sørensen M, Tjønneland A, Bueno-de-Mesquita B, Eeftens M, Bots ML, Meliefste K, Krämer U, Heinrich J, Sugiri D, Key T, de Hoogh K, Wolf K, Peters A, Cyrys J, Jaensch A, Concin H, Nagel G, Tsai MY, Phuleria H, Ineichen A, Künzli N, Probst-Hensch N, Schaffner E, Vilier A, Clavel-Chapelon F, Declerq C, Ricceri F, Sacerdote C, Marcon A, Galassi C, Migliore E, Ranzi A, Cesaroni G, Badaloni C, Forastiere F, Katsoulis M, Trichopoulou A, Keuken M, Jedynska A, Kooter IM, Kukkonen J, Sokhi RS, Brunekreef B, Katsouyanni K, Hoek G: Long-term exposure to elemental constituents of particulate matter and cardiovascular mortality in 19 European cohorts: Results from the ESCAPE and TRANSPHORM projects. Environ Int 66C: 97-106, 2014. [pubmed]
 

Newson R, Jones M, Forsberg B, Janson C, Bossios A, Dahlen SE, Toskala E, Al-Kalemji A, Kowalski M, Rymarczyk B, Salagean E, van Drunen C, Bachert C, Wehrend T, Krämer U, Mota-Pinto A, Burney P, Leynaert B, Jarvis D: The association of asthma, nasal allergies and positive skin prick tests with obesity, leptin and adiponectin. Clin Exp Allergy 44(2): 250-260, 2014. [pubmed]
 

Teichert T, Vossoughi M, Vierkötter A, Sugiri D, Schikowski T, Hoffmann B, Schulte T, Roden M, Raulf-Heimsoth M, Luckhaus C, Krämer U, Herder C: Investigating the spill-over hypothesis: Analysis of the association between local inflammatory markers in sputum and systemic inflammatory mediators in plasma. Environ Res 134: 24-32, 2014. [pubmed]
 

Tamayo T, Rathmann W, Krämer U, Sugiri D, Grabert M, Holl RW: Is particle pollution in outdoor air associated with metabolic control in type 2 diabetes? PLoS One 9(3): e91639, 2014. [pubmed] (open access)
 

Fuertes E, MacIntyre E, Agius R, Beelen R, Brunekreef B, Bucci S, Cesaroni G, Cirach M, Cyrys J, Forastiere F, Gehring U, Gruzieva O, Hoffmann B, Jedynska A, Keuken M, Klümper C, Kooter I, Korek M, Krämer U, Mölter A, Nieuwenhuijsen M, Pershagen G, Porta D, Postma DS, Simpson A, Smit HA, Sugiri D, Sunyer J, Wang M, Heinrich J: Associations between particulate matter elements and early-life pneumonia in seven birth cohorts: Results from the ESCAPE and TRANSPHORM projects. Int J Hyg Environ Health 217(8): 819-829, 2014. [pubmed]
 

Vossoughi M, Schikowski T, Vierkötter A, Sugiri D, Hoffmann B, Teichert T, Herder C, Schulte T, Luckhaus C, Raulf-Heimsoth M, Casjens S, Brüning T, Krämer U: Air pollution and subclinical airway inflammation in the SALIA cohort study. Immunity & Ageing 11(1): 5, 2014. (open access)
 

Behrendt H, Alessandrini F, Buters J, Krämer, U, Koren H, Ring J: Environmental Pollution and Allergy: Historical Aspects. In: History of Allergy. Chem Immun Allergy, Vol. 100. Bergmann KC, Ring J (Ed.). S. Karger Verlag 2014.

2013

von Berg A, Filipiak-Pittroff B, Krämer U, Hoffmann B, Link E, Beckmann C, Hoffmann U, Reinhardt D, Grübl A, Heinrich J, Wichmann HE, Bauer CP, Koletzko S, Berdel D; GINIplus study group: Allergies in high-risk schoolchildren after early intervention with cow's milk protein hydrolysates: 10-year results from the German Infant Nutritional Intervention (GINI) study.J Allergy Clin Immunol 131(6):1565-1573, 2013. [pubmed]
 

Schikowski T, Schaffner E, Meier F, Phuleria HC, Vierkötter A, Schindler C, Kriemler S, Zemp E, Krämer U, Bridevaux PO, Rochat T, Schwartz J, Künzli N, Probst-Hensch N: Improved air quality and attenuated lung function decline: Modification by obesity in the SAPALDIA cohort. Environ Health Perspect 121(9):1034-1039, 2013. [pubmed]
 

Sydlik U, Peuschel H, Paunel-Görgülü A, Keymel S, Krämer U, Weissenberg A, Kroker M, Seghrouchni S, Heiss C, Windolf J, Bilstein A, Kelm M, Krutmann J, Unfried K: Recovery of neutrophil apoptosis by ectoine: a new strategy against lung inflammation. Eur Respir J 41(2): 433-442, 2013. [pubmed]
 

Tomassen P, Jarvis D, Newson R, Van Ree R, Forsberg B, Howarth P, Janson C, Kowalski ML, Krämer U, Matricardi PM, Middelveld RJ, Todo-Bom A, Toskala E, Thilsing T, Brożek G, Van Drunen C, Burney P, Bachert C: Staphylococcus aureus enterotoxin-specific IgE is associated with asthma in the general population: a GA2LEN study. Allergy 68(10):1289-1297, 2013. [pubmed]
 

Macintyre EA, Carlsten C, Macnutt M, Fuertes E, Melén E, Tiesler CM, Gehring U, Krämer U, Klümper C, Kerkhof M, Chan-Yeung M, Kozyrskyj AL, Berdel D, Bauer CP, Herbarth O, Bauer M, Schaaf B, Koletzko S, Pershagen G, Brunekreef B, Heinrich J, Brauer M: Traffic, asthma and genetics: combining international birth cohort data to examine genetics as a mediator of traffic-related air pollution's impact on childhood asthma. Eur J Epidemiol 28:597–606, 2013. [pubmed]
 

Teichert T, Vossoughi M, Vierkötter A, Sugiri D, Schikowski T, Schulte T, Roden M, Luckhaus C, Herder C, Krämer U: Association between traffic-related air pollution, subclinical inflammation and impaired glucose metabolism: Results from the SALIA study. PLoS One 8(12): e83042, 2013. [pubmed]
 

Casas L, Tiesler C, Thiering E, Brüske I, Koletzko S, Bauer CP, Wichmann HE, von Berg A, Berdel D, Krämer U, Schaaf B, Lehmann I, Herbarth O, Sunyer J, Heinrich J; for the GINIplus and LISAplus Study Group: Indoor factors and behavioural problems in children: The GINIplus and LISAplus birth cohort studies. Int J Hyg Environ Health 216(2):146-154, 2013. [pubmed]
 

Beelen R, Hoek G, Vienneau D, Eeftens M, Dimakopoulou K, Pedeli X, Tsai M-Y, Künzli N, Schikowski T, Marcon A, Eriksen KT, Raaschou-Nielsen O, Stephanou E, Patelarou E, Lanki T, Yli-Tuomi T, Declercq, Falq G, Stempfelet M, Birk M, Cyrys J, von Klot S, Nádor G, Varró MJ, Dedele A, Grazuleviciene R, Mölter A, Lindley S, Madsen C, Cesaroni G, Ranzi A, Badaloni C, Hoffmann B, Nonnemacher M, Krämer U, Kuhlbusch T, Cirach M, de Nazelle A, Nieuwenhuijsen M, Bellander T, Korek M, Olsson D, Strömgren M, Dons E, Jerrett M, Fischer P, Wang M, Brunekreef B, de Hoogh K: Development of NO2 and NOx land use regression models for estimating air pollution exposure in 36 study areas in Europe - The ESCAPE project. Atmos Environ 72: 10-23, 2013.
 

Heinrich J, Thiering E, Rzehak P, Krämer U, Hochadel M, Rauchfuss KM, Gehring U, Wichmann HE: Long-term
exposure to NO2 and PM10 and all-cause and cause-specific mortality in a prospective cohort of women. Occup Environ Med 70(3):179-186, 2013. [pubmed]
 

Kohlboeck G, Koletzko S, Bauer CP, von Berg A, Berdel D, Krämer U, Schaaf B, Lehmann I, Herbarth O, Heinrich J; GINI-plus Study groups; LISA-plus Study groups: Association of atopic and non-atopic asthma with emotional symptoms in school children. Pediatr Allergy Immunol 24(3): 230-236, 2013. [pubmed]
 

Tiesler CM, Birk M, Kohlböck G, Koletzko S, Bauer CP, Wichmann HE, von Berg A, Berdel D, Krämer U, Schaaf B, Lehmann I, Herbarth O, Heinrich J, for the GINIplus and LISAplus Study Groups: Residential mobility and behavioural problems in children: results from the GINIplus and LISAplus studies. J Public Health 21:39–48, 2013.
 

Hüls A, Krämer U, Gappa M, Müller-Brandes C, Seitner-Sorge G, von Berg A, Schuster A, Beckmann C, Illi S, Wisbauer M, Berdel D: Neue spirometrische Referenzwerte für Kinder und Jugendliche in Deutschland unter Berücksichtigung der Größe und nichtlinearer Alterseffekte: Die LUNOKID-Studie. Pneumologie 67(3): 141-149, 2013. [pubmed]
 

Pedersen M, Giorgis-Allemand L, Bernard C, Aguilera I, Nybo Andersen AM, Ballester F, Beelen RMJ, Chatzi L, Cirach M, Danileviciute A, Dedele A, van Eijsden M, Estarlich M, Fernández-Somoano A, Fernández MF, Forastiere F, Gehring U, Grazuleviciene R, Gruzieva O, Heude B, Hoek G, de Hoogh K, van den Hooven EH, Håberg SE, Jaddoe VWV, Klümper C, Korek M, Krämer U, Lerchundi A, Lepeule J, Nafstad P, Nystad W, Patelarou E, Porta D, Postma D, Raaschou-Nielsen O, Rudnai P, Sunyer J, Stephanou E, Sørensen M, Thiering E, Tuffnell D, Varró MJ, Vrijkotte TGM, Wijga A,Wilhelm M,Wright J, Nieuwenhuijsen MJ, Pershagen G, Brunekreef B, Kogevinas M, Slama R: Ambient air pollution and low birthweight: a European cohort study (ESCAPE). Lancet Respir Med 1(9):695-704, 2013. (abstract)
 

Fuertes E, Standl M, Cyrys J, Berdel D, von Berg A, Bauer CP, Krämer U, Sugiri D, Lehmann I, Koletzko S, Carlsten C, Brauer M, Heinrich J: A longitudinal analysis of associations between traffic-related air pollution with asthma, allergies and sensitization in the GINIplus and LISAplus birth cohorts. PeerJ 1:e193, 2013. [pubmed]



2012

Koletzko S, Filipiak-Pittroff B, Koletzko B, von Berg A, Krämer U, Berdel D, Heinrich J; German Infant Nutritional Intervention study group: No reason to change the current guidelines on allergy prevention. J Allergy Clin Immunol 129(1): 262-262, 2012.
 

Thyssen JP, Thuesen B, Huth C, Standl M, Carson CG, Heinrich J, Krämer U, Kratzsch J, Berg ND, Menné T, Johansen JD, Carlsen BC, Schwab S, Thorand B, Munk M, Wallaschofski H, Heickendorff L, Meldgaard M, Szecsi PB, Stender S, Bønnelykke K, Weidinger S, Bisgaard H, Linneberg A: Skin barrier abnormality caused by filaggrin (FLG) mutations is associated with increased serum 25-hydroxy vitamin D concentrations. J Allergy Clin Immunol 130(5): 1204-1207, 2012. [pubmed]
 

Govarts E, Nieuwenhuijsen M, Schoeters G, Ballester F, Bloemen K, de Boer M, Chevrier C, Eggesbø M, Guxens M, Krämer U, Legler J, Martinez D, Palkovicova L, Patelarou E, Ranft U, Rautio A, Skaalum Petersen M, Slama R, Stigum H, Toft G, Trnovec T, Vandentorren S, Weihe P, Weisglas Kuperus N, Wilhelm M, Wittsiepe J, Bonde JP, and OBELIX/ENRIECO: Prenatal Exposure to Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB) and Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE) and Birth Weight: A Meta-analysis within 12 European Birth Cohorts. Environ Health Perspect 120(2): 162-170, 2012. [pubmed]
 

Vrijheid M, Casas M, Bergström A, Carmichael A, Cordier S, Eggesbø M, Eller E, Fantini MP, Fernández MF, Fernández-Somoano A, Gehring U, Grazuleviciene R, Hohmann C, Karvonen AM, Keil T, Kogevinas M, Koppen G, Krämer U, Kuehni C, Magnus P, Majewska R, Andersen AM, Patelarou E, Petersen MS, Pierik FH, Polanska K, Porta D, Richiardi L, Santos AC, Slama R, Sram RJ, Thijs C, Tischer C, Toft G, Trnovec T, Vandentorren S, Vrijkotte TG, Wilhelm M, Wright J, Nieuwenhuijsen M: European Birth Cohorts for Environmental Health Research. Environ Health Perspect 120(1): 29-37, 2012. [pubmed]
 

Vierkötter A, Krämer U, Sugiri D, Morita A, Yamamoto A, Kaneko N, Matsui M, Krutmann J: Development of lentigines in German and Japanese women correlates with variants in the SLC45A2 gene (Letter to the Editor). J Invest Dermatol 132(3):733-736, 2012.
 

Flexeder C, Thiering E, Brüske I, Koletzko S, Bauer CP, Wichmann HE, Mansmann U, von Berg A, Berdel D, Krämer U, Schaaf B, Lehmann I, Herbarth O, Heinrich J; for the GINIplus and LISAplus Study Group: Growth velocity during infancy and onset of asthma in school-aged childrenAllergy 67(2): 257-264, 2012. [pubmed]
 

Jarvis D, Newson R, Lötvall J, Hastan D, Tomassen P, Keil T, Gjomarkaj M, Forsberg B, Gunnbjörnsdóttir M, Minov J, Brozek G, Dahlen S, Toskala E, Kowalski ML, Olze H, Howarth PH, Krämer U, Baelum J, Loureiro C, Kaspar L, Bousquet PJ, Bousquet J, Bachert C, Fokkens W, Burney P: Asthma in adults and its association with chronic rhinosinusitis: The GA2LEN survey in Europe. Allergy 67(1): 91-98, 2012. [pubmed]
 

Standl M, Sausenthaler S, Lattka E, Koletzko S, Bauer CP, Wichmann HE, von Berg A, Berdel D, Krämer U, Schaaf B, Lehmann I, Herbarth O, Klopp N, Koletzko B, Heinrich J; for the GINIplus and LISAplus Study Group: FADS gene cluster modulates the effect of breastfeeding on asthma. Results from the GINIplus and LISAplus studies. Allergy 67(1): 83-90, 2012. [pubmed]
 

Kaneko N, Vierkoetter A, Kraemer U, Sugiri D, Matsui M, Yamamoto A, Krutmann J, Morita A: Mitochondrial common deletion mutation and extrinsic skin ageing in German and Japanese women. Exp Dermatol 21 Suppl 1: 26-30, 2012. [pubmed]
 

Lødrup Carlsen KC, Roll S, Carlsen KH, Mowinckel P, Wijga AH, Brunekreef B, Torrent M, Roberts G, Arshad SH, Kull I, Krämer U, von Berg A, Eller E, Høst A, Kuehni C, Spycher B, Sunyer J, Chen CM, Reich A, Asarnoj A, Puig C, Herbarth O, Mahachie John JM, Van Steen K, Willich SN, Wahn U, Lau S, Keil T; GALEN WP 1.5 ‘Birth Cohorts’ working group: Does pet ownership in infancy lead to asthma or allergy at school age? Pooled analysis of individual participant data from 11 European birth cohorts. PLoS One 7(8): e43214, 2012. [pubmed]
 

Standl M, Lattka E, Stach B, Koletzko S, Bauer CP, von Berg A, Berdel D, Krämer U, Schaaf B, Röder S, Herbarth O, Buyken A, Drogies T, Thiery J, Koletzko B, Heinrich J; for the GINIplus Study Group; and LISAplus Study Group. FADS1 FADS2 Gene Cluster, PUFA Intake and Blood Lipids in Children: Results from the GINIplus and LISAplus Studies. PLoS One 7(5):e37780, 2012. [pubmed]
 

Cyrys J, Eeftens M, Heinrich J, Ampe C, Armengaud A, Beelen R, Bellander T, Beregszaszi T, Birk M, Cesaroni G, Cirach M, de Hoogh K, De Nazelle A, de Vocht F, Declercq C, Dėdelė A, Dimakopoulou K, Eriksen K, Galassi C, Graulevičienė R, Grivas G, Gruzieva O, Hagenbjörk Gustafsson A, Hoffmann B, Iakovides M, Ineichen A, Krämer U, Lanki T, Lozano P, Madsen C, Meliefste K, Modig L, Mölter A, Mosler G, Nieuwenhuijsen M, Nonnemacher M, Oldenwening M, Peters A, Pontet S, Probst-Hensch N, Quass U, Raaschou-Nielsen O, Ranzi A, Sugiri D, Stephanou EG, Taimisto P, Tsai M-Y, Vaskövi E, Villani S, Wang M, Brunekreef B, Hoek G: Variation of NO2 and NOx concentrations between and within 36 European study areas: Results from the ESCAPE study. Atmospheric Environment 62: 374-390, 2012.
 

Eeftens M, Tsai MY, Ampe V, Anwander B, Beelen R, Bellander T, Cesaroni G, Cirach M, Cyrys J, de Hoogh K, De Nazelle A, de Vocht F, Declercq C, Dėdelė A, Eriksen K, Galassi C, Gražulevičienė R, Grivas G, Heinrich J, Hoffmann B, Iakovides M, Ineichen A, Katsouyanni K, Korek K, Krämer U, Kuhlbusch T, Lanki T, Madsen C, Meliefste K, Mölter A, Mosler G, Nieuwenhuijsen M, Oldenwening M, Pennanen A, Probst-Hensch N, Quass U, Raaschou-Nielsen O, Ranzi A, Stephanou E, Sugiri D, Udvardy O, Vaskövi É, Weinmayr G, Brunekreef B, Hoek G: Variation of PM2.5, PM10, PM2.5 absorbance and PMcoarse concentrations between and within 20 European study areas – results of the ESCAPE project. Atmospheric Environment 62: 303-317, 2012.
 

Heinrich J, Thiering E, Rzehak P, Krämer U, Hochadel M, Rauchfuss KM, Gehring U, Wichmann HE: Long-term exposure to NO2 and PM10 and all-cause and cause-specific mortality in a prospective cohort of women. Occup Environ Med, in press. [pubmed]
 

Bauer M, Gräbsch C, Schlink U, Klopp N, Illig T, Krämer U, von Berg A, Schaaf B, Borte M, Heinrich J, Herbarth O, Lehmann I, Röder S; for the LISAplus Study Group: Genetic association between obstructive bronchitis and enzymes of oxidative stress. Metabolism  61(12):1771-1779, 2012. [pubmed]
 

Casas L, Tischer C, Tiesler C, Brüske I, Koletzko S, Bauer CP, Wichmann HE, von Berg A, Berdel D, Krämer U, Schaaf B, Lehmann I, Herbarth O, Heinrich J; for the GINIplus LISAplus Study Group: Association of gas cooking with children's respiratory health: results from GINIplus and LISAplus birth cohort studies. Indoor Air 22(6): 476-482, 2012. [pubmed]
 

Mertens J, Stock S, Lüngen M, von Berg A, Krämer U, Filipiak-Pittroff B, Heinrich J, Koletzko S, Grübl A, Wichmann HE, Bauer CP, Reinhardt D, Berdel D, Gerber A: Is prevention of atopic eczema with hydrolyzed formulas cost-effective? A health economic evaluation from Germany. Pediatr Allergy Immunol 23(6): 597-604, 2012. [pubmed]
 

Jacquemin B, Schikowski T, Carsin AE, Hansell A, Krämer U, Sunyer J, Probst-Hensch N, Kauffmann F, Künzli N: The role of air pollution in adult-onset asthma: A review of the current evidence. Semin Respir Crit Care Med 33(6):606-619, 2012. [pubmed]
 

Kohlboeck G, Sausenthaler S, Standl M, Koletzko S, Bauer CP, von Berg A, Berdel D, Krämer U, Schaaf B, Lehmann I, Herbarth O, Heinrich J: Food intake, diet quality and behavioral problems in children: Results from the GINI-plus/LISA-plus studies. Ann Nutr Metab 60(4):´247-256. [pubmed]
 

Tiesler CM, Birk M, Kohlböck G, Koletzko S, Bauer CP, Wichmann HE, von Berg A, Berdel D, Krämer U, Schaaf B, Lehmann I, Herbarth O, Heinrich J, for the GINIplus and LISAplus Study Groups: Residential mobility and behavioural problems in children: results from the GINIplus and LISAplus studies. J Public Health 2012, in press.
 

Rennert A, Wittsiepe J, Kasper-Sonnenberg M, Binder G, Fürst P, Cramer C, Krämer U, Wilhelm M: Prenatal and early life exposure to polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans and biphenyls may influence dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate levels at prepubertal age: Results from the Duisburg birth cohort study. J Toxicol Environ Health A 75(19-20): 1232-1240, 2012. [pubmed]
 

Batscheider A, Zakrzewska S, Heinrich J, Wenig CM, Menn P, Bauer CP, Hoffmann U, Koletzko S, Lehmann I, Herbarth O, von Berg A, Berdel D, Krämer U, Schaaf B, Wichmann HE, Leidl R: Exposure to second-hand smoke and direct healthcare costs in children -- results from two German birth cohorts, GINIplus and LISAplus. BMC Health Serv Res 12(1):344, 2012. [pubmed]
 

Heinrich J, Brüske I, Schnappinger M, Standl M, Flexeder C, Thiering E, Tischer C, Tiesler CM, Kohlböck G, Wenig CM, Bauer CP, Schaaf B, von Berg A, Berdel D, Krämer U, Cramer C, Lehmann I, Herbarth O, Behrendt H, Ring J, Kühnisch J, Koletzko S: Die zwei deutschen Geburtskohorten GINIplus und LISAplus. Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 55 (6-7): 864-874, 2012. [pubmed]
 

Krämer U, Vierkötter A, Schikowski T, Sugiri D, Brüning T, Raulf-Heimsoth M: Prävalenz und Inzidenz allergischer Erkrankungen bei Älteren – Ergebnisse der Kohortenstudie SALIA. Allergologie 35(3): 121-130. 2012.
 

Genuneit J, Grabenhenrich L, Krämer U, Cramer C, Schlaud M, für die Arbeitsgruppe „Epidemiologie allergischer und dermatologischer Erkrankungen“ der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Epidemiologie: Epidemiologische Forschung zu allergischen Erkrankungen in Deutschland: eine Chronologie. Allergologie 35 (1), 3-10, 2012.
 

Heinrich J, Brüske I, Cramer C, Hoffmann U, Schnappinger M, Schaaf B, von Berg A, Berdel D, Krämer U, Lehmann I, Herbarth O, Borte M, Grübl A, Bauer CP, Beckmann C, Behrendt H, Ring J, Koletzko S: GINIplus und LISAplus. Design und ausgewählte Ergebnisse zweier deutscher Geburtskohorten zum natürlichen Verlauf atopischer Erkrankungen sowie deren Determinanten. Allergologie 35 (1): 20-31, 2012.
 

von Berg A, Filipiak-Pittroff B, Krämer U, Link E, Heinrich J, Koletzko S, Grübl A, Hoffmann U, Beckmann C, Reinhardt D, Bauer CP, Wichmann HE, Berdel D: Die German Infant Nutritional Intervention Study (GINI) zur präventiven Wirkung von Hydrlysatnahrungen bei Kindern mit Allergierisiko. Design und ausgewählte Ergebnisse. Allergologie 35 (1): 32-43, 2012.
 

Cramer C, Link E, Koletzko S, Lehmann I, Herbarth O, Borte M, Schaaf B, Heinrich J, Wichmann HE, Bauer CP, von Berg A, Berdel D, Behrendt H, Krämer U, for the GINIplus and LISAplus Study Group: The hygiene hypothesis does not apply to atopic eczema in childhood. In: Ring J, Darsow U, Behrendt H (eds): Chemical immunology and allergy. New Trends in Allergy and Atopic Eczema, vol 96. Basel, Karger 2012, pp. 15-23 [pubmed]

2011

Filipiak-Pittroff B, Schnopp C, Berdel D, Naumann A, Sedlmeier S, Onken A, Rodriguez E, Fölster-Holst R, Baurecht H, Ollert M, Ring J, Cramer C, von Berg A, Bauer CP, Herbarth O, Lehmann I, Schaaf B, Koletzko S, Wichmann HE, Heinrich J, Weidinger S, on behalf of the GINIplus and LISAplus study groups. Predictive value of food sensitization 1 and filaggrin mutations in children with eczema. J Allergy Clin Immunol 128(6): 1235-1241, 2011. [pubmed]
 

Koletzko S, Filipiak-Pittroff B, von Berg A, Grübl A, Heinrich J, Krämer U, Wichmann HE, Bauer CP, Reinhardt D, Berdel D: Supplementation with cow's milk at birth is not recommended. J Allergy Clin Immunology 127(3): 836-838, 2011.
 

Rzehak P, Sausenthaler S, Koletzko B, Reinhardt D, von Berg A, Krämer U, Berdel D, Bollrath C, Grübl A, Bauer C P, Wichmann H-E, Heinrich J, for the GINI-plus study group. Long-term effects of hydrolyzed protein infant formulas on growth-extended follow-up to 10 years of age: results from the German Infant Nutrional Intervention Study (GINI). Am J Clin Nutr 30(3): 339-345, 2011. [pubmed]
 

Cramer C, Link E, Bauer CP, Hoffmann U, von Berg A, Lehmann I, Herbarth O, Borte M, Schaaf B, Sausenthaler S, Wichmann H-E, Heinrich J, Krämer U: Association between attendance of day care centres and increased prevalence of eczema in the German birth cohort sutdy LISAplus. Allergy 66(1): 68-75, 2011. [pubmed]
 

Hastan D, Fokkens WJ, Bachert C, Newson RB, Bislimovska J, Bockelbrink A, Bousquet PJ, Brozek G, Bruno A, Dahlén SE, Forsberg B, Gunnbjörnsdóttir M, Kasper L, Krämer U, Kowalski ML, Lange B, Lundbäck B, Salagean E, Todo-Bom A, Tomassen P, Toskala E, van Drunen CM, Bousquet J, Zuberbier T, Jarvis D, Burney P: Chronic rhinosinusitis in Europe - an underestimated disease. A GA(2) LEN study.  Allergy 66 (9): 1216-1223, 2011. [pubmed]
 

Schmitt J, Chen CM, Apfelbacher C, Romanos M, Lehmann I, Herbarth O, Schaaf B, Krämer U, von Berg A, Wichmann HE, Heinrich J, the LISA-plus Study Group: Infant eczema, infant sleeping problems and mental health at 10 years of age: The prospective birth-cohort study LISAplus. Allergy 66 (3): 404-411, 2011. [pubmed]
 

Tischer CG, Hohmann C, Thiering E, Herbarth O, Muller A, Henderson J, Granell R, Fantini MP, Luciano L, Bergstrom A, Kull I, Link E, von BA, Kuehni CE, Strippoli MP, Gehring U, Wijga A, Eller E, Bindslev-Jensen C, Keil T, Heinrich J. Meta-analysis of mould and dampness exposure on asthma and allergy in eight European birth cohorts: an ENRIECO initiative. Allergy 66(12):1570-1579, 2011. [pubmed]
 

Tomassen P, Newson RB, Hoffmans R, Lötvall J, Cardell LO, Gunnbjörnsdóttir M, Thilsing T, Matricardi P, Krämer U, Makowska JS, Brozek G, Gjomarkaj M, Howarth P, Loureiro C, Toskala E, Fokkens W, Bachert C, Burney P, Jarvis D:
Reliability of EP3OS symptom criteria and nasal endoscopy in the assessment of chronic rhinosinusitis - a GA(2)LEN study. Allergy 66(4): 556-561, 2011. [pubmed]
 

Tischer C, Gehring U, Chen CM, Kerkhof M, Koppelman G, Sausenthaler S, Herbarth O, Schaaf B, Lehmann I, Krämer U, Berdel D, von Berg A, Bauer CP, Koletzko S, Wichmann HE, Brunekreef B, Heinrich J: Respiratory health in children and indoor exposure to (1,3)-{beta}-D-glucan, EPS mould components, and endotoxin.  Eur Respir J 37 (5): 1050-1059, 2011. [pubmed]
 

Winter M, Beer HD, Hornung V, Krämer U, Schins RPF, Förster I: Activation of the inflammasome by amorphous silica and TiO2 nanoparticles in murine dendritic cells. Nanotoxicology 5: 326-40, 2011. [pubmed]
 

Standl M, Sausenthaler S, Lattka E, Koletzko S, Bauer CP, Wichmann HE, von Berg A, Berdel D, Krämer U, Schaaf B, Röder S, Herbarth O, Klopp N, Koletzko B, Heinrich J; for the GINIplus and LISAplus Study Group: FADS gene variants modulate the effect of dietary fatty acid intake on allergic diseases in children. Clin Exp Allergy 41(12): 1757-1766, 2011. [pubmed]
 

Perner D, Vierkötter A, Sugiri D, Matsui M, Ranft U, Esser C, Ethève S, Goralczyk R, Kaneko N, Yamamoto A, Morita A, Krutmann J, Krämer U: Association between sun-exposure, smoking behaviour and plasma antioxidant levels with the different manifestation of skin ageing signs between Japanese and German women – A pilot study. J Dermatol Sci 62 (2):138-140, 2011.
 

Kasper-Sonnenberg M, Sugiri D, Wurzler S, Ranft U, Dickel H, Wittsiepe J, Hölzer J, Lemm F, Eberwein G, Altmeyer P, Kraft M, Krämer U, Wilhelm M: Prevalence of nickel sensitization and urinary nickel content of children are increased by nickel in ambient air. Environ Res 111(2): 266-273, 2011. [pubmed]
 

Tiesler CM, Chen CM, Sausenthaler S, Herbarth O, Lehmann I, Schaaf B, Krämer U, von Berg A, von Kries R, Wichmann HE, Heinrich J; The LISA Study Group: Passive smoking and behavioural problems in children: Results from the LISAplus prospective birth cohort study. Environ Res 111 (8): 1173-1179, 2011. [pubmed]
 

Rzehak P, Koletzko S, Koletzko B, Sausenthaler S, Reinhardt D, Grübl A, Bauer CP, Krämer U, Bollrath C, von Berg A, Berdel D, Wichmann HE, Heinrich J, for the GINI Study Group: Growth of infants fed formula rich in canola oil (low erucic acid rapeseed oil). Clin Nutr 30(3): 339-345, 2011. [pubmed]
 

Franck U, Herbarth O, Röder S, Schlink U, Borte M, Diez U, Krämer U, Lehmann I: Respiratory effects of indoor particles in young children are size dependent. Sci Total Environ 409(9):1621-1631, 2011. [pubmed]
 

Apfelbacher CJ, Krämer U: Erratum re: prevalence of overweight and obesity in East and West German children in the decade after reunification: population-based series of cross-sectional studies. J Epidemiol Community Health 65(1): 86, 2011.
 

Thiering E, Brüske I, Kratzsch J, Thiery J, Sausenthaler S, Meisinger C, Koletzko S, Bauer CP, Schaaf B, von Berg A, Berdel D, Lehmann I, Herbarth O, Krämer U, Wichmann HE, Heinrich J; for the GINIplus and LISAplus Study Groups: Prenatal and postnatal tobacco smoke exposure and development of insulin resistance in 10 year old children. Int J Hyg Environ Health 214 (5): 361-368, 2011. [pubmed]
 

Breitfelder A, Wenig CM, Wolfenstetter SB, Rzehak P, Menn P, John J, Leidl R, Bauer CP, Koletzko S, Röder S, Herbarth O, von Berg A, Berdel D, Krämer U, Schaaf B, Wichmann HE, Heinrich J; the GINI-plus, LISA-plus Study Groups: Relative weight-related costs of healthcare use by children-Results from the two German birth cohorts, GINI-plus and LISA-plus. Econ Hum Biol 9(3): 302-315, 2011. [pubmed]
  

Sausenthaler S, Stadl M, Buyken A, Rzehak P, Koletzko S, Bauer CP, Schaaf B, von Berg A, Berdel D, Borte M, Herbart O, Lehmann I, Krämer U, Wichmann H-E, Heinrich J: Regional and socioeconomic differences in food, nutrient and supplement intake in school-age children in Germany. Results from the GINIplus and the LISAplus Study. Public Health Nutrition 14 (10): 1724-1735, 2011. [pubmed]
 

Germing A, Gotzmann M, Schikowski T, Vierkötter A, Ranft U, Kramer U, Mugge A: High frequency of diastolic dysfunction in a population-based cohort of elderly women - but poor association with the symptom dyspnea. BMC Geriatrics 11(1):71, 2011. [pubmed]
 

Vierkötter A: Umweltverschmutzung und Hautalterung.   Hautarzt 62(8): 577-581, 2011.
 

Germing A, Gotzmann M, Schikowski T, Vierkötter A, Ranft U, Mügge A: Diastolic dysfunction without abnormalities in left atrial and left ventricular geometry does not affect quality of life in elderly women. Exp Clin Cardiol 16 (2): 37-39, 2011.

2010

Cramer C, Link E, Horster M, Koletzko S, Bauer CP, Berdel D, von Berg A, Lehmann I, Herbarth O, Borte M, Schaaf B, Behrendt H, Chen CM, Sausenthaler S, Illig T, Wichmann H-E, Heinrich J, Krämer U, for the GINI and LISAplus study group: Elder siblings enhance the effect of filaggrin mutations on childhood eczema – results from the two birth cohort studies LISAplus and GINIplus. J Allergy Clin Immunol 125 (6): 1254-1260, 2010.
 

Schmitt J, Apfelbacher C, Chen CM, Romanos M, Sausenthaler S, Koletzko S, Bauer CP, Hoffmann U, Krämer U, Berdel D, von Berg A, Wichmann HE, Heinrich J, German Infant Nutrition Intervention plus Study Group: Infant onset eczema in relation to mental health problems at age 10 years: Results from a prospective birth cohort study (German Infant Nutrition Intervention plus). J Allergy Clin Immunol 125(2): 404-410, 2010.
 

Moors M, Vudattu NK, Abel J, Krämer U, Rane L, Ulfig N, Ceccatelli S, Seyfert-Margolies V, Fritsche E, Maeurer MJ: Interleukin-7 (IL-7) and IL-7 splice variants affect differentiation of human neural progenitor cells. Genes Immun 11(1): 11-20, 2010.
 

Krämer U, Herder C, Sugiri D, Strassburger K, Schikowski T, Ranft U, Rathmann W: Traffic-related air pollution and incident type 2 diabetes: Results from the SALIA cohort study. Environ Health Perspect 118 (9): 1273-1279, 2010.
 

Rückinger S, Rzehak P, Chen CM, Sausenthaler S, Koletzko S, Bauer CP, Hoffmann U, Krämer U, Berdel D, von Berg A, Bayer O, Wichmann HE, von Kries R, Heinrich J, GINIplus Study Group: Prenatal and Postnatal Tobacco Exposure and Behavioural Problems in 10 Year Old Children: Results from the GINI-plus Prospective Birth Cohort Study. Environ Health Perspect 118 (1): 150-154, 2010.
 

Vierkötter A, Schikowski T, Ranft U , Sugiri D, Matsui M, Krämer U, Krutmann J: Airborne particle exposure and extrinsic skin aging. J Invest Dermatol 130(12): 2719-2726, 2010.
 

von Berg A, Krämer U, Link E, Bollrath C, Heinrich J, Brockow I, Koletzko S, Grübl A, Filipiak-Pittroff B, Wichmann HE, Bauer CP, Reinhardt D, Berdel D, GINIplus Study Group: Impact of early feeding on childhood eczema: Development after nutritional intervention compared with the natural course: The GINIplus study up to the age of six years. Clin Exp Allergy 40 (4): 627-636, 2010.
 

Krämer U, Oppermann H, Ranft U, Schäfer T, Ring J, Behrendt H: Differences in allergy trends between East and West Germany and possible explanations. Clinical Experimental Allergy 40 (2): 289-298, 2010.
 

Schnabel E, Sausenthaler S, Schaaf B, Schäfer T, Lehmann I, Behrendt H, Herbarth O, Borte M, Krämer U, von Berg A, Wichmann HE, Heinrich J; for the LISA Study Group: Prospective association between food sensitization and food allergy: results of the LISA birth cohort study. Clin Exp Allergy 40 (3): 450-457, 2010.
 

Mann E, Ranft U, Eberwein G, Gladtke D, Sugiri D, Behrendt H, Ring J, Schäfer T, Begerow J, Wittsiepe J, Krämer U, Wilhelm M: Does airborne nickel exposure induce nickel senistization? Contact Dermatitis 62 (6): 355-362, 2010.
 

Sausenthaler S, Koletzko S, Koletzko B, Reinhardt D, Krämer U, von Berg A, Berdel D, Bauer CP, Grübl A, Wichmann HE, Heinrich J; for the GINIplus study group: Effect of hydrolysed formula feeding on taste preferences at 10 years. Data from the German Infant Nutritional Intervention Program Plus Study. Clin Nutr 29 (3): 304-306, 2010.
 

Nicolescu R, Petcu C, Cordeanu A, Fabritius K, Schlumpf M, Krebs R, Krämer U, Winneke G: Environmental exposure to lead, but not other neurotoxic metals, relates to core elements of ADHD in Romanian children: Performance and questionnaire data. Environ Res 110 (5): 476-483, 2010.
 

Schikowski T, Ranft U, Sugiri D, Vierkötter A, Brüning T, Harth V, Krämer U: Decline in air pollution and change in prevalence in respiratory symptoms and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in elderly women. Respir Res 11 (1): 113, 2010.
 

MacIntyre EA, Chen CM, Herbarth O, Borte M, Schaaf B, Krämer U, von Berg A, Wichmann HE, Heinrich J, LISA Study Group: Early-life otitis media and incident atopic disease at school age in a birth cohort. Pediatr Infect Dis J 29(12): e96-e99, 2010.
 

Apfelbacher C, Ollert M, Ring J, Behrendt H, Krämer U: Contact to cat or dog, allergies and parental education. Pediatr Allergy Immunol 21 (2 Pt 1): 284-291, 2010.
 

Herberth G, Daegelmann C, Röder S, Behrendt H, Krämer U, Borte M, Heinrich J, Herbarth O, Lehmann I; for the LISAplus study group: IL-17E but not IL-17A is associated with allergic sensitization: results from the LISA study. Pediatr Allergy Immunol 21(7):1086-90, 2010.
 

Rzehak P, Scherag A, Grallert H, Sausenthaler S, Koletzko S, Bauer CP, Schaaf B, von Berg A, Berdel D, Borte M, Herbarth O, Krämer U, Illig T, Wichmann HE, Hebebrand J, Heinrich J, Gini And Lisa Study Group: Associations between BMI with the FTO gene are age dependent: Results from the GINI and LISA Birth Cohort Studies up to age 6 years. Obesity Facts 3 (3):173-180, 2010.
 

Germing A, Gotzmann M, Rauße R, Brodherr T, Holt S, Lindstaedt M, Dietrich J, Ranft U, Krämer U, Mügge A: Normal values for longitudinal function of the right ventricle in healthy women >70 years of age. Eur J Echocardiogr 11 (8): 725-728, 2010.
 

Chen CM, Sausenthaler S, Bischof W, Herbarth O, Borte M, Behrendt H, Krämer U, Williams HC, Wichmann HE, Heinrich J; the LISA Study Group: Perinatal exposure to endotoxin and the development of eczema during the first 6 years of life. Clin Exp Dermatol 35 (3): 238-244, 2010.
 

Henry J, Casjens S, Schikowski T, Stachon A, Germing A, Ranft U, Lehnert M, Harth V, Krämer U, Brüning T, Pesch B:
Prohepcidin, B-type natriuretic peptide and iron statusin a cohort of elderly women from the Rhine-Ruhr area.
Acta Haematol 124 (3): 129-133, 2010.

2009

Rzehak P, Sausenthaler S, Koletzko S, Reinhardt D, von Berg A, Krämer U, Berdel D, Bollrath C, Grübl A, Bauer CP, Wichmann HE, Heinrich J; German Infant Nutritional Intervention Study Group: Short- and long-term effects of feeding hydrolyzed protein infant formulas on growth at < or = 6 y of age: results from the German Infant Nutritional Intervention Study. Am J Clin Nutr 89 (6): 1846-1856, 2009.
 

Chen CM, Weidinger S, Klopp N, Sausenthaler S, Bischof W, Herbarth O, Bauer M, Borte M, Schaaf B, Lehmann I, Behrendt H, Krämer U, Berdel D, von Berg A, Bauer CP, Koletzko S, Illig T, Wichmann HE, Heinrich J; the LISA and GINI Study Group: Common variants in FCER1A influence total serum IgE levels from cord blood up to six years of life. Allergy 64 (9): 1327-1332, 2009.
 

Ranft U, Schikowski T, Sugiri D, Krutmann J, Krämer U: Long-term exposure to traffic-related particulate matter impairs cognitive function in the elderly. Environ Res 109 (8): 1004-1011, 2009.
 

Krämer U, Sugiri D, Ranft U, Krutmann J, von Berg A, Berdel D, Behrendt H, Kuhlbusch T, Hochadel M, Wichmann H-E, Heinrich J: Eczema, respiratory health and traffic related air pollution in birth cohorts from small-town areas. J Dermatol Sci 56 (2): 99-105, 2009.
 

Vierkötter A, Ranft U, Krämer U, Sugiri D, Reimann V, Krutmann J: The SCINEXA: A novel, validated score to simultaneously assess and differentiate between intrinsic and extrinsic skin ageing.  J Dermatol Sci 53 (3):207-11, 2009.
 

Herberth G, Gubelt R, Röder S, Krämer U, Schins RP, Diez U, Borte M, Heinrich J, Wichmann HE, Herbarth O, Lehmann I: Increase of inflammatory markers after indoor renovation activities: The LISA birth cohort study. Pediatr Allergy Immunol 20 (6): 563-570, 2009.
 

Rzehak P, Sausenthaler S, Koletzko S, Bauer CP, Schaaf B, von Berg A, Berdel D, Borte M, Herbarth O, Krämer U, Fenske N, Wichmann HE, Heinrich J: Period-specific growth, overweight and modification by breastfeeding in the GINI and LISA birth cohorts up to age 6 years. Eur J Epidemiol 24 (8): 449-467, 2009.
 

Schnabel E, Sausenthaler S, Liese J, Herbarth O, Borte M, Schaaf B, Krämer U, von Berg A, Wichmann HE, Heinrich J; for the LISA-Study-Group: Hospital admission in children up to the age of 2 years. Eur J Pediatr 168 (8): 925-931, 2009.
 

Schnabel E, Sausenthaler S, Brockow I, Liese J, Herbarth O, Michael B, Schaaf B, Krämer U, von Berg A, Wichmann HE, Heinrich J; for the LISA Study Group: Burden of otitis media and pneumonia in children up to 6 years of age: results of the LISA birth cohort. Eur J Pediatr 168 (10): 1251-1257, 2009.
 

Brockow I, Zutavern A, Hoffmann U, Grübl A, von Berg A, Koletzko S, Filipiak B, Bauer CP, Wichmann HE, Reinhardt D, Berdel D, Krämer U, Heinrich J; GINIplus Study Group: Early allergic sensitizations and their relevance to atopic diseases in children aged 6 years: results of the GINI study.  J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 19 (3): 180-187, 2009.
 

Sausenthaler S, Rzehak P, Chen CM, Arck P, Bockelbrink A, Schäfer T, Schaaf B, Borte M, Herbarth O, Krämer U, von Berg A, Wichmann HE, Heinrich J; LISA Study Group: Stress-related maternal factors during pregnancy in relation to childhood eczema: results from the LISA Study. J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 19 (6): 481-487, 2009.
 

Herbert OC, Barnetson R, Weninger W, Krämer U, Behrendt H, Ring J: Western lifestyle and increased prevalence of atopic diseases. World Allergy Organization Journal 2: 130-137, 2009.

2008

Morgenstern V, Zutavern A, Cyrys J, Brockow I, Koletzko S, Krämer U, Behrendt H, Bauer CP, Wichmann H-E, Heinrich J, LISA+GINI-study group: Atopic diseases, allergic sensitisation, and exposure to traffic-related air pollution in children. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 177 (12): 1331-1337, 2008.
 

Weidinger S, Gieger C, Rodriguez E, Mempel M, Klopp N, Gohlke H, Baurecht H, Wagenpfeil S, Ollert M, Ring J, Behrendt H, Heinrich J, Krämer U, von Berg A, Berdel D, Bauer CP, Herbart O, Koletzko S, Fischer G, Prokisch H, Meitinger T, Depner M, von Mutius E, Liang L, Moffat M, Cookson W, Kabesch M, Wichmann HE, Illig T: Genome-wide scan on total serum IgE levels identifies FCER1A as susceptibility locus. PloS Genetics 4 (8):1-9, 2008.
 

von Berg A, Filipiak-Pittroff B, Krämer u, Link E, Bollrath C, Brockow I, Koletzko S, Grübl A, Heinrich J, Wichmann HE, Bauer CP, Reinhardt D, Brendel D, GINIplus study group: Preventive effect of hydrolyzed infant formulas persists until age 6 years: Long-term results from the German Infant Nutritional Intervention Study (GINI). Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 121 (6): 1442-1447, 2008.
 

Chen CM, Morgenstern V, Bischof W, Herbarth O, Borte M, Behrendt H, Krämer U, von Berg A, Bauer CP, Koletzko S, Wichmann HE, Heinrich J; the LISA Study Group and the GINI Study Group: Dog ownership and contact during childhood and later allergy development. Eur Respir J 31: 963-973, 2008.
 

Eller E, Roll S, Chen CM, Herbarth O, Wichmann HE, von Berg A, Krämer U, Mommers M, Thijs C, Wijga A, Brunekreef B, Fantini MP, Bravi F, Forastiere F, Porta D, Sunyer J, Torrrent M, Host A, Halken S, Lodrup Carlsen KC, Carlsen KH, Wickmann M, Kull I, Wahn U, Willich SN, Lau S, Keil T, Heinrich J for the working group of GA2LEN WP 1.5 ‘Birth Cohorts’: Meta-analysis of determinants for pet ownership in 12 European birth cohorts on asthma and allergies – a GA²LEN initiative. Allergy (63): 1491-1498, 2008.
 

Zutavern A, Brockow I, Schaaf B, von Berg A, Diez U, Borte M, Krämer U, Herbarth O, Behrendt H, Wichmann HE, Heinrich J; LISA Study Group: Timing of solid food introduction in relation to eczema, asthma, allergic rhinitis, and food and inhalant sensitization at the age of 6 years: results from the prospective birth cohort study LISA. Pediatrics 121 (1): e44-52, 2008.
 

Reimann V, Krämer U, Sugiri D, Schroeder P, Hoffman B, Medve-Koenigs K, Jöckel KH, Ranft U, Krutmann J: Sunbed use induces the photoaging-associated mitochondrial Common Deletion. J Invest Dermatol 128 (5): 1294-1297, 2008.
 

Wilhelm M, Wittsiepe J, Lemm F, Ranft U, Krämer U, Fürst P, Röseler SC, Greshake M, Imöhl M, Eberwein G, Rauchfuss K, Kraft M, Winneke G: The Duisburg birth cohort study: influence of the prenatal exposure to PCDD/Fs and dioxine-like PCBs on thyroid hormone status in newborns and neurodevelopment of infants until the age of 24 months. Mutation Research – Reviews in Mutation Research 659 (1-2): 83-92, 2008.
 

Daegelmann C, Herberth G, Röder S, Herbarth O, Giese T, Krämer U, Behrendt H, Borte M, Heinrich J, Emmrich F, Lehmann I; for the LISAplus study group: Association between suppressors of cytokine signalling, T-helper type 1/ T-helper type 2 balance and allergic sensitization in children. Clin Exp Allergy 38 (3): 438-448, 2008.
 

Apfelbacher C, Cairns J, Bruckner T, Möhrenschlager M, Behrendt H, Ring J, Krämer U: Prevalence of overweight and obesity in East and West German children in the decade following reunifaction: population based series of cross sectional studies. J Epidemiol Community Health 62 (2): 125-130, 2008.
 

Herberth G, Weber A, Röder S, Elvers HD, Krämer U, Schins RP, Diez U, Borte M, Heinrich J, Schäfer T, Herbarth O, Lehmann I; for the LISAplus study group: Relation between stressful life events, neuropeptides and cytokines: results from the LISA birth cohort study. Pediatr Allergy Immunol 19: 722-729, 2008.
 

Buters J, Kasche A, Weichenmeier I, Schober W, Klaus S, Traidl-Hoffmann C, Menzel A, Huss-Marp J, Krämer U, Behrendt H: Year-to-year variation in release of Bet v 1 allergen from birch pollen: evidence for geographical differences between West and South Germany. International Archives of Allergy and Immunology 145 (2): 122-130, 2008.
 

Wilhelm M, Ranft U, Krämer U, Wittsiepe J, Lemm F, Fürst G, Eberwein G, Winneke G: Lack of neurodevelopmental adversity by prenatal exposure of infants to current lowered PCB-levels: comparison of two German birth cohort-sudies.  J Toxicol Environ Health A 71: 700-702, 2008.
 

Apfelbacher C, Loerbroks A, Cairns J, Behrendt H, Ring J, Krämer U: Predictors of overweight and obesity in five to seven-year-old children in Germany: results from cross-sectional studies. BMC Public Health 8: 171, 2008.
 

Schikowski T, Sugiri D, Reimann V, Pesch B, Ranft U, Krämer U: Contribution of smoking and air pollution exposure in urban areas to social differences in respiratory health. BMC Public Health 8: 179, 2008.
 

Cao Y, Winneke G, Wilhelm M, Wittsiepe J, Lemm F, Fürst P, Ranft U, Imöhl M, Kraft M, Oesch-Bartlomowicz B, Krämer U: Environmental exposure to dioxins and polychlorinated biphenyls reduce levels of gonadal hormones in newborns: results from Duisburg cohort study.  Int J Hyg Environ Health 211: 30-39, 2008.
 

Schoefer Y, Zutavern A, Brockow I, Schafer T, Krämer U, Schaaf B, Herbarth O, von Berg A, Wichmann HE, Heinrich J; for the LISA study group: Health risks of early swimming pool attendance. Int J Hyg Environ Health 211(3-4): 367-373, 2008.
 

Sucker K, Both R, Bischoff M, Guski R, Krämer U, Winneke G: Odor frequency and odor annoyance Part II: dose-response associations and their modification by hedonic tone. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81: 683-694, 2008.
 

Brockow I, Zutavern A, Franke K, Schaaf B, von Berg A, Krämer U, Lehmann I, Herbarth O, Borte M, Grübl A, Bauer CP, Wichmann H-E, Heinrich J: Einfluss von Lebensbedingungen und Verhaltensweisen auf die Entwicklung von Immunsystem und Allergien im Ost-West-Vergleich (LISA) – Design und bisherige Ergebnisse einer prospektiven Geburtskohortenstudie in Deutschland. Monatszeitschrift Kinderheilkunde 156: 249-255, 2008.

2007

Chen CM, Rzehak P, Zutavern A, Fahlbusch B, Bischof W, Herbarth O, Borte M, Lehmann I, Krämer U, Wichmann HE, Heinrich J: Longitudinal study on cat allergen exposure and the development of allergy in young children. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 119 (5): 1148-1155, 2007.
 

Huss-Marp J, Krämer U, Eberlein B, Pfab F, Ring J, Behrendt H, Gulyas AF: Reduced exhaled nitric oxide in asthmatic children after inpatient rehabilitation at high altitude. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 120 (2): 471-472, 2007.
 

Krämer U, Illig T, Grune T, Krutmann J, Esser C: Strong associations of psoriasis with antigen processing LMP and transport genes TAP differ by gender and phenotype. Genes and Immunity 8 (6): 513-517, 2007.
 

Möhrenschlager M, Haberl V, Krämer U, Behrendt H, Ring J: Early BCG and pertussis vaccination on atopic diseases in 5- to 7-year-old preschool children from Augsburg, Germany: results from the MIRIAM study. Pediatr Allergy Immunol 18 (1): 5-9, 2007.
 

Cramer C, Ranft U, Ring J, Möhrenschlager M, Behrendt H, Oppermann H, Wilhelm M, Krämer U: Allergic sensitisation and disease in mother-child pairs from Germany – Role of early childhood environment. International Archives of Allergy and Immunology 143 (4): 282-289 2007.
 

Schikowski T, Sugiri D, Ranft U, Gehring U, Heinrich J, Wichmann H-E, Krämer U: Does respiratory health contribute to the effects of long-term air pollution exposure on cardiovascular mortality?  Respir Res 8: 20, 2007.
 

Herberth G, Weber A, Lehmann I, Roder S, Herbarth O, Krämer U, Borte M, Diez U, Borte M, Heinrich J; for the LISAplus study group: The stress of relocation and neuropeptides: An epidemiological study in children.   J Psychosom Res 63 (4): 451-452, 2007.
 

Haberzettl P, Duffin R, Krämer U, Höhr D, Schins R, Borm PJA, Albrecht C: Actin plays a crucial role in the phagocytosis and biological responses to respirable quartz particles in macrophages. Archives of Toxicology 81 (7): 459-470, 2007.
 

Zutavern A, Rzehak P, Brockow I, Schaaf B, Bollrath C, von Berg A, Link E, Krämer U, Borte M, Herbarth O, Wichmann HE, Heinrich J; LISA Study Group: Day care in relation to respiratory-tract and gastrointestinal infections in a German birth cohort study. Acta Paediatr 96 (10): 1494-1499, 2007.

2006

Sugiri D, Ranft U, Schikowski T, Krämer U: The influence of large scale airborne particle decline and traffic related exposure on children's lung function. Environ Health Perspect 114 (2): 282-288, 2006.
 

Krämer U, Esser C: Cigarette smoking, metabolic gene polymorphism, and psoriasis. J. Invest. Dermatol. 126 (3): 693-694, 2006.
 

Keil T, Kulig M, Simpson A, Custovic A, Wickman M, Kull I, Lodrup Carlsen KC, Carlsen KH, Smit HA, Wijga AH, Schmid S, Berg A, Bollrath C, Eller E, Bindslev-Jensen C, Halken S, Host A, Heinrich J, Porta D, Forastiere F, Brunekreef B, Kramer U, Willich SN, Wahn U, Lau S; the working group of GALEN-WP 1.5 'Birth Cohorts': European birth cohort studies on asthma and atopic diseases: I. Comparison of study designs - a GALEN initiative. Allergy 61 (2): 221-228, 2006.
 

Keil T, Kulig M, Simpson A, Custovic A, Wickman M, Kull I, Lodrup Carlsen KC, Carlsen KH, Smit HA, Wijga AH, Schmid S, von Berg A, Bollrath C, Eller E, Bindslev-Jensen C, Halken S, Host A, Heinrich J, Fantini MP, Brunekreef B, Krämer U, Willich SN, Wahn U, Lau S: European birth cohort studies on asthma and atopic diseases: II. Comparison of outcomes and exposures – a GALEN initiative.  Allergy 61: 1104-1111, 2006.
 

Gehring U, Heinrich J, Krämer U, Grote V, Hochadel M, Sugiri D, Kraft M, Rauchfuss K, Eberwein G, Wichmann H-E: Long-term exposure to ambient air pollution and cardiopulmonary mortality in women. Epidemiology 17, 545-551, 2006.
 

Huss-Marp J, Eberlein-König B, Breuer K, Mair S, Ansela A, Darsow U, Krämer U, Mayer E, Ring J, Behrendt H: Influence of short term exposure to airborne Der p 1 and Volatile Organic Compounds on skin barrier function and dermal blood flow in patients with atopic eczema and healthy individuals. Clinical and Experimental Allergy 36 (3): 338-345, 2006.
 

Herberth G, Daegelmann C, Weber A, Roder S, Giese T, Kramer U, Schins RP, Behrendt H, Borte M, Lehmann I; for the LISAplus study group: Association of neuropeptides with Th1/Th2 balance and allergic sensitization in children.  Clin Exp Allergy 36(11): 1408-1416, 2006.
 

Krämer U, Lemmen C, Bartusel E, Link E, Ring J, Behrendt H: Current eczema in children is related to Der f 1 exposure but not to Der p1 exposure. Br J Dermatol 154: 99-105, 2006.
 

Möhrenschlager M, Schäfer H, Huss-Marp J, Eberlein-Koenig B,Weidinger S, Ring J, Behrendt H, Krämer U: The course of eczema in children aged 5 to 7 years and its relation to atopy: differences between boys and girls. Br J Dermatol. 154 (3): 505-513, 2006.
 

Hochadel M, Heinrich J, Gehring U, Morgenstern V, Kuhlbusch T, Link E, Wichmann H-E, Krämer U: Predicting long-term average concentrations of traffic-related air pollutants using GIS-based information. Atmospheric Environment 40: 542 - 553, 2006.
 

 

du Prel X, Krämer U, Behrendt H, Ring J, Oppermann H, Schikowski T, Ranft U: Preschool children's health and its association with parental education and individual living conditions in East and West Germany. BMC Public Health 6: 312, 2006.
 

du Prel X, Krämer U, Ranft U: Time trends in exposure to environmental tobacco smoke and parental educational level for 6-year-old children in Germany. J Public Health 11: 309-315. 2006.
 

Moshammer H, Bartonova A, Hanke W, Van Den HP, Koppe JG, Krämer U, Ronchetti R, Sram RJ, Wallis M, Wallner P, Zuurbier M: Air pollution: A threat to the health of our children. Acta Paediatr Suppl 95: 93-105, 2006.
 

Estrella N, Menzel A, Krämer U, Behrendt H: Integration of flowering dates in phenology and pollen counts in aerobiology: analysis of their spatial and temporal coherence in Germany (1992-1999). Int J Biometeorol 51(1): 49-59, 2006.
 

Wilhelm M, Ranft U, Krämer U, Wittsiepe J, Lemm F, Fürst P, Greshake M, Eberwein G, Winneke G: Influence of prenatal exposure to PCDDS/PCDFS and PCBS on thyroid hormones in newborns and neurodevelopment of infants: results from the birth cohort study in Duisburg (2000-ongoing) compared to the Düsseldorf PCB cohort study (1993-2000). Organohalogen Compounds 68: 807-809, 2006.
 

Krämer U, Schikowski T: Recent demographic changes and consequences in dermatology. In: Skin ageing. Gilchrest BA, Krutmann J (Eds.) – Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer 2006, pp. 1-8.
 

Moshammer H, Bartonova A, Hanke W, Van Den HP, Koppe JG, Krämer U, Ronchetti R, Sram RJ, Wallis M, Wallner P, Zuurbier M: Air pollution: A threat to the health of our children. Acta Paediatr Suppl 95: 93-105, 2006.