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University of Minnesota SPH published studies in taconite industry of Minnesota

 

  1. Hwang J, Ramachandran G, Alexander BH, Mandel JH. 2013. A comprehensive assessment of exposures to elongate mineral particles (EMP) in the taconite mining industry. Annals of Occupational Hygiene 57(8): 966-978. PMID 23792972
  2. Odo NU, Mandel JH, Perlman D, Alexander BA, Scanlon P. 2013. Estimates of functional restrictive lung disease for epidemiologic studies in the mining industry: a cross-sectional study. British Medical Journal Open 3(7) 2013. PMID 23869101
  3. Allen EM, Alexander BH, MacLehose RF, Ramachandran G, Mandel JH.  Mortality experience among Minnesota taconite mining industry workers. Occup Environ Med. 2014. 71(11):744-9. PMID 24816518
  4. Hwang J, Ramachandran G, Raynor PC, Alexander BH, Mandel JH. 2014, The relationship between various exposure metrics for elongate mineral particles (EMP) in the taconite mining and processing industry.  J Occup Environ Hyg 11(9):613-624. PMID 24512074
  5. Allen EM, Alexander BH, MacLehose RF, Nelson HH, Ryan AD, Ramachandran G, Mandel JH. 2015. A case-control study of lung cancer risk among Minnesota taconite mining workers. Occup Environ Med 72(9): 633-639. PMID 25977445
  6. Allen EM, Alexander BH, MacLehose RF, Nelson HH, Ramachandran G, Mandel JH.  Cancer incidence among Minnesota taconite mining industry workers. Annals of Epidemiology 2015. Annals of Epidemiology 72(9):633-9. PMID 26381550
  7. Lambert C, Alexander BH, Ramachandran G, MacLehose R, Nelson HH, Ryan A, Mandel JH. 2016. A case-control study of mesothelioma in Minnesota iron ore (taconite) miners. Occup Environ Med 73(2):103-109.  PMID 26655961
  8. Mandel JH, Ramachandran G, Alexander BH. 2016. A Review of Mortality and Elongate Mineral Particle (EMP) Exposure from Occupational Epidemiology Studies in Gold, Talc and Taconite Mining. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 59(12): 1047-1060. PMID 27699808
  9. Mandel JH, Ramachandran G, Alexander BH. 2016. Increased lung cancer mortality in taconite mining: The Potential for Disease from Elongate Mineral Particle Exposure. Chem Res Toxicol  29(2):136-141. PMID 26756500
  10. Hwang J, Ramachandran G, Raynor PC, Alexander BH, MacLehose RF, Mandel JH. 2017. A comprehensive assessment of exposures to respirable dust and silica in the taconite mining industry. J of Occ and Environ Hygiene 14(5):377-488. PMID 28388309

 

 

This work was supported in part by the State of Minnesota. The views expressed are those of the authors and not representative of the State of Minnesota.