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Aimin Chen, MD, PhD

Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology

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915 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-746-4272
MD (Preventive Medicine)
Nanjing Medical University, 1994.
MS (Epidemiology)
Nanjing Medical University, 1997.
PhD (Epidemiology and Health Statistics)
Fudan University, 2002.
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Selected Publications

Kuiper JR, Liu SH, Lanphear BP, Calafat AM, Cecil KM, Xu Y, Yolton K, Kalkwarf HJ, Chen A, Braun JM, Buckley JP.: Estimating effects of longitudinal and cumulative exposure to PFAS mixtures on early adolescent body composition. Am J Epidemiol Feb 2024.

Fleury ES, Kuiper JR, Buckley JP, Papandonatos GD, Cecil KM, Chen A, Eaton CB, Kalkwarf HJ, Lanphear BP, Yolton K, Braun JM.: Evaluating the association between longitudinal exposure to a PFAS mixture and adolescent cardiometabolic risk in the HOME Study. Environ Epidemiol 8: e289, Jan 2024.

Yu EX, Braun JM, Lyall K, Hertz-Picciotto I, Fallin MD, Croen LA, Chen A, Xu Y, Yolton K, Newschaffer CJ, Hamra GB.: A Mixture of Urinary Phthalate Metabolite Concentrations During Pregnancy and Offspring Social Responsiveness Scale Scores. Epidemiology 35: 84-93, Jan 2024.

Mendy A, Percy Z, Braun JM, Lanphear B, La Guardia MJ, Hale RC, Yolton K, Chen A.: Prenatal exposure to replacement flame retardants and organophosphate esters and childhood adverse respiratory outcomes. Environ Res 240: 117523, Jan 2024.

Liu SH, Chen Y, Feuerstahler L, Chen A, Starling A, Dabelea D, Wang X, Cecil K, Lanphear B, Yolton K, Braun JM, Buckley JP.: The U.S. PFAS exposure burden calculator for 2017-2018: Application to the HOME Study, with comparison of epidemiological findings from NHANES. Neurotoxicol Teratol 102: 107321, Jan 2024.

Puvvula J, Manz KE, Braun JM, Pennell KD, DeFranco EA, Ho SM, Leung YK, Huang S, Vuong AM, Kim SS, Percy ZP, Bhashyam P, Lee R, Jones DP, Tran V, Kim DV, Chen A.: Maternal and newborn metabolomic changes associated with urinary polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon metabolite concentrations at delivery: an untargeted approach. Metabolomics 20: 6, Dec 2023.

Hall AM, Fleury E, Papandonatos GD, Buckley JP, Cecil KM, Chen A, Lanphear BP, Yolton K, Walker DI, Pennell KD, Braun JM, Manz KE.: Associations of a Prenatal Serum Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substance Mixture with the Cord Serum Metabolome in the HOME Study. Environ Sci Technol 57: 21627-21636, Dec 2023.

Duraccio KMR, Xu Y, Beebe DW, Lanphear B, Chen A, Braun JM, Kalkwarf H, Cecil KM, Yolton K.: High Levels of Sleep Disturbance across Early Childhood Increases Cardiometabolic Disease Risk Index in Early Adolescence: Longitudinal Sleep Analysis Using the HOME Study. Sleep Dec 2023.

Sears CG, Liu Y, Lanphear BP, Buckley JP, Meyer J, Xu Y, Chen A, Yolton K, Braun JM.: Evaluating mixtures of urinary phthalate metabolites and serum per-/polyfluoroalkyl substances in relation to adolescent hair cortisol: The HOME Study. Am J Epidemiol Oct 2023.

Mendy A, Percy Z, Braun JM, Lanphear B, La Guardia MJ, Hale R, Yolton K, Chen A.: Exposure to dust organophosphate and replacement brominated flame retardants during infancy and risk of subsequent adverse respiratory outcomes. Environ Res 235: 116560, Oct 2023.

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