Jia-Sheng Wang

Environmental Health Science
UGA Athletic Association Professor in Public Health

Curriculum Vitae

Environmental Health Science


NIEHS Post-doctoral Fellow, 1994-1995, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland. Specialty: Molecular Epidemiology; Mentor: John D. Groopman.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), 1990-1994, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts. Specialty: Pathology and Immunology; Advisors: Adraine E Rogers, Alfred Tauber

Postdoctoral associate research training, 1986-1991, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Specialty: Toxicology; Mentor: Gerald N. Wogan, Member of National Academy of Science; Member of Institute of Medicine.

Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), 1978-1981, Shanghai First Medical College, Shanghai. Specialty: Nutritional Toxicology in Preventive Medicine

Internship, Shanghai Mei Shan Hospital, 1977, Shanghai.

Graduation Diploma, MB, 1975-1978, Shanghai First Medical College, Shanghai. Specialty: Preventive Medicine

Areas of Expertise
  • Cancer chemoprevention
  • Environmental health
  • Food safety
  • Molecular biomarkers and epidemiology
  • Molecular toxicology
  • Natural toxins, mainly mycotoxins
Honors, Awards, and Achievements

Excellence in Teaching Award for Basic Medical Sciences, awarded by Nanjing Railway Medical College, Nanjing, China (1983-1985)

Distinguish Research Award for Food Safety, awarded by Jiangsu Province (1985)

National Research Award (Class II) in Trichothecene Mycotoxicosis awarded by State Scientific Commission of the PRC (1987)

2006 Outstanding Faculty, TIEHH, TTU

Georgia Research Alliance Distinguished Cancer Research Scientist (2009-2014)

Fulbright Faculty, Fulbright Foundation (2009)

Chang Jiang Lecture Professorship, Chinese Ministry of Education (2009-2012)

Delta-Omega National Honorary Society in Public Health (2009)

Keynote Speaker, Latin-America Association of Mycotoxicology (July 2010)

Excellence in Research Award, UGA College of Public Health (2012)

Distinguished Chinese Toxicologist Lectureship Award, American Association of Chinese in Toxicology/Society of Toxicology (2013)

UGA Athletic Association Endowed Professor in Public Health (2013-present)

Society of Toxicology Translational Impact Award (2018)

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • American Society of Microbiology
  • American Society of Nutrition
  • American Society of Preventive Oncology
  • International Society of Toxinology
  • Society of Metabolomics
  • Society of Toxicology
  • The Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
Course Instruction
  • EHSC 6910 Introductory Toxicology
  • EHSC 7010  Fundamentals of Environmental Health Science
  • EHSC 8010/8020  Advanced Topics in Envirnmental Health Science
  • EHSC 8030 EHS Departmental Seminar
  • EHSC 8210 Cancer Etiology and Prevention
  • EHSC 8250 Biomarkers
Research Interests
  • Molecular epidemiology and prevention of human esophageal cancer and hepatocellular carcinoma.
  • Human health effects of environmental toxicants, expecially for food-borne toxicants.
  • Intervention with natural products on human acute and chronic diseases with environmental linkage.
  • Emerging environmental issues, such as global warming, climate changes, population growth, and urbanization.
  • Human health effects of fresh water cynobacterial toxins.
  • Development and validation of carcinogen biomarkers in high-risk populations.
  • Toxicology of natural toxins.
Selected Publications

Tang, B., Tong, P., Xue, K. S., Williams, P. L., Wang, J.-S. and Tang, L. (2019). High-throughput assessment of toxic effects of metal mixtures of cadmium (Cd), lead (Pb), and manganese (Mn) in nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Chemosphere, 234: 232-241., https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2019.05.271

Phillips, T. D., Wang, M., Elmore, S. E., Hearon, S., Wang, J.-S. (2019). NovaSil clay for the protection of humans and animals from aflatoxins and other contaminants. Clays and Clay Minerals, 67 (1):99-110.

Githanga, D. P., Wangia, R. N., Mureithi, M. W., Wandiga, S., Mutegi, C., Ogutu, B., Agweyu, A., Wang, J.-S. and Anzala, O. (2019). The effects of aflatoxin exposure on hepatitis B-induced immunity in Kenyan children. Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care, In press. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cppeds.2019.04.005

Andrews-Trevino, J. Y., Webb, P., Shively, G., Rogers, B. L., Baral, K., Davis, D., Paudel, K., Pokharel, A., Shrestha, R., Wang, J.-S., Ghosh, S. (2019). Relative low maternal aflatoxin exposure is associated with small-for-gestational-age but not with other birth outcomes in a prospective birth cohort study of Nepalese infants. Journal of Nutrition, https://doi.org/10.1093/jn/nxz122

Johnson, J. M., Naeher, L. P., Yu, X., Sosnoff, C., Wang, L., Rathbun, S. L., De Jesud, V. R., Xia, B., Holder, C., Muilenburg, J. L., Wang, J.-S. (2019). A Biomonitoring Assessment of Secondhand Exposure to Electronic Cigarette Emissions. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health (IJHEH), 222:816-823.

Adetona, A. M., Martin, W. K., Warren, S. H., Hanley, N. M., Adetona, O., Zhang, J., Simpson, C. D., Paulsen, M. H., Rathbun, S. L., Wang, J.-S., DeMarini, D. M., Naeher, L. P. (2019). Urinary Mutagenicity as a Biomarker of Occupational Smoke Exposure of Wildland Firefighters at Prescribed Burns. Inhalation Toxicology, accepted.

Wangia, R. N., Githanga, D. P., Xue, K. S., Tang, L., Anzala, O. A., Wang, J.-S. (2019). Validation of Urinary Sphingolipid metabolites as Bopmarkers of Effect for Fumonisins Exposure in Kenya Children. Biomarkers, In press. 10.1080/1354750X.2019.1587510

Ging, L., Zhu, H., Li T., Ming G., Duan X., Wang, J.-S., Jiang Y. (2019). Molecular signatures of cytotoxic effects in human embryonic kidney 293 cella treated with single and mixture of ochratoxin A and citrinin. Food Chem. Toxicol. 123:374-384.

Zhou, J., Tang, L., Wang, J., Wang, J.-S. (2018). Aflatoxin B1 disrupts gut-microbial metabolisms of short chain fatty acids, long chani fatty acids and bile acids in male F344 rats. Toxicol. Sci. 164(2):453-464.

Zhou, H., Tang, L., Xue, K.S., Qian, H., Sun, X., Williams, PL., and Wang, J.-S. (2018). Trans/Multi-generational effects of deoxynivalenol on Caenorhabditis elegans. Chemosphere, 217:618-628.

Leroy, J., Sununtnasuk, C., Garcia-Guerra, A., Wang, J.-S. (2018). Low level aflatoxin exposure improves linear growth in a population of modestly growth-retarded young children in southern Mexico: a longitudinal study. Maternal & Child Nutrition. https://doi.org/10.1111/mcn.12619

Xue, K.S., Qian, G., Lin, S., Su, J., Tang, L., Gelderblom, W.C., Riley, RT, Phillips, TD, and Wang, J.-S. (2018). Modulation of pre-neoplastic biomarkers induced by sequential aflatoxin B1 and fumnonisin B1 exposure in F344 rats treated with UPSN clay. Food Chem Toxicol. 114 (2018):316-324.

Shen, CL., Smith, BJ., Cao, JJ., Song, X., Newhardt, MF, Corry KA, Tomison, MD, Tang, L., Wang, J.-S., Chyu, M.-C. (2018). Long-term supplementation of green tea polyphenols suppresses bone turnover and benefits bone health in ovariectomized rats: a dose-response study. Calcified Tissue International. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00223-018-0489-y.

Johnson, J. M., Naeher, L. P., Yu, X., Rathbun, S. L., Muilenburg, J. L., Wang, J.-S (2018). Air Monitoring at Large Public Electronic Cigarette Events. IJHEH, 221:541-547, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheh.2018.02.003.

Wang, J., Tang, L., Zhou, H., Zhou, J., Glenn, TC., Shen, C.-L., and Wang J.-S. (2018). Long-term treatment with green tea polyphenols modified the gut microbiome of female Sprague-Dawley rats. J. Nutr. Biochem. 56:55-64.

Johnson, J. M., Muilenburg, J. L., Rathbun, S. L., Yu, X., Naeher, L. P., Wang, J.-S (2017). Elevated Nicotine Dependence Scores among Electronic Cigarette Users at an Electronic Cigarette Convention. Journal of Community Health DOI 10.1007/s10900-017-0399-3, Published online: 05 July 2017. 43:164-174, 2018.

Shen, C.-L., Brackee, G., Song, X., Tomison, M. D., Finckbone, V. L., Mitchell, K. T. , Tang, L., Cyu, M.-C., Dunn, D. M., Wang, J.-S. (2017). Safety Evaluation of Green Tea Polyphenols Consumption in Middle-Aged Ovariectomized rat Model. Journal of Food Science: Toxicology and Chemical Food Safety, 82 (9):2192-2205

Jiang, G., Xiao, L., Yan, H., Zhang, D., Wu, F., Liu, X., Su, X., Dong, X., Wang, J., Duan X., Jiang, Y. (2017). Redox regulation of methionine in calmodulin affects the activity levels of senescence-related transcription factors in litchi. Biochemica et Biophysica Acta-General Subjects, 1861(2017):1140-1151.

Li, T., Jiang, G., Qu, H., Wang, Y., Xiong Y., Jian, Q., Wu, Y., Duan, X., Zhu, X., Hu, W., Wang, J., Gong, L., Jiang Y. (2017). Comparative Transcriptome Analysis of Penicillium citrinum Cultured with Different Carbon Sources Identifies Genes Involved in Citrinin Biosynthesis. Toxins 2017, 9, 69; doi:10.3390/toxins9020069

Ji, J., Cui, F., Pi, F., Zhang, Y., Li, Y., Wang, J.-S., Sun, X. (2017). The antagonistic Effect of Mycotoxins Deoxynivalenol and Zearalenone on Metabolic Profiling in Serum and Liver of Mice. Toxins 2017, 9(1), 28; doi:10.3390/toxins9010028

Feng, W.-H., Xue, K. S., Tang, L., Williams, P. L., Wang, J.-S. (2017). Aflatoxin B1-induced developmental and DNA damage in Caenorhabditis elegans. Toxins 9(1), 9; doi:10.3390/toxins9010009.

Ma, M., Pi, F., Wang, J.-S., Ji, J., Sun, X. (2017). New insights into cytotoxicity induced by microcystin-LR, estradiol, and ractopamine with mathematical models: Individual and combined effects. Chemosphere. 168:223-233.

Xue, K. S., Cai, W., Tang, L. Wang, J.-S. (2016). Aflatoxin B1-lysine adduct in dried blood spot samples of animals and humans. Food Chem Toxicol. 98(2016):210-219.

Yang, Z.D., Wang, J.-S., Tang, L., Sun, X., Xue, K. (2016). The reproductive toxic effects of zearalenone on Caeborhabditis elegans. Asian Journal of Ecotoxicology. 11(6):23-30. DOI:10.7524/AJE.1673-5897.20160306002.

Yang, Z.D., Wang, J.-S., Tang, L., Sun, X., Xue, K. (2016). Transgenerational comparison of developmental and reproductive toxicities in zearalenone exposed Caenorhabditis elegans. Asian Journal of Ecotoxicology. 11(4):900-905, DOI:10.7524/AJE.1673-5897.20160229003.

Qian, G., Tang, L., Lin, S., Xue, K. S., Mitchell, N. J., Su, J., Gelderblom, W. C., Riley, R. T., Phillips, T. D., Wang, J.-S. (2016). Sequential dietary exposure to aflatoxin B1 and fumonisin B1 in F344 rats increases liver preneoplastic changes indicative of a synergistic interaction. Food Chemical Toxicology, 95:188-195.

Wang, X. C.., Fan, H. X., Fan, M. X., Li, F. H., Feng, S. B., Li, J. C., Wu, J. J., Li,,Y., Wang, J.-S. (2016). A sensitive immunochromatographic assay using colloidal gold-antibody probe for rapid detection of fumonisin B1 in corn. Food Addit Contam: Part A. 33(9):1435-1443. DOI: 10.1080/19440049.2016.1213429

Pollock, B. H., Elmore, S., Romoser, A, Tang, L., Kang, M.-s., Xue, K., Rodriguez, M., Dierschke, N. A., Hayes, H. G., Hansen, H. A., II., Guerra, F., Wang, J.-S. and Phillips, T. (2016). Intervention trial with calcium montmorillonite clay in a south Texas population exposed to aflatoxin. Food Additives & Contaminants: Part A. 33 (8):1346-1354.

Chen, L., Mo, H., Zhao, L., Gao, W., Wang, S., Cromie, M. M., Lu, C., Wang, J.-S., Shen C. L. (2016). Therapeutic properties of green tea against environmental insults. J. Nutri. Biochem. 40:1-13.

Wang, J., Tang, L., Glenn, T. C., and Wang, J.-S. (2016). Aflatoxin B1 induced compositional changes in gut microbial communities of male F344 rats. Toxicol Sci. 150 (1): 54-63. doi: 10.1093/toxsci/kfv259

Xue, K. S., Tang, L., Cai, Q., Shen, Y., Su, J. & Wang, J.-S. (2015). Mitigation of fumonisin biomerkers by green tea polyphenols in a high-risk population of hepatocellular carcinoma. Scientific Reports. 5:17545, DOI: 10.1038/srep17545.

Yang, Z., Xue, K. S., Sun, X., Tang, L. Wang, J.-S (2015). Multi-toxic endpoints of the foodborne mycotoxins in nematode Caenorhabdits elegans. Toxins 7, 5224-5235. Doi:10.3390/toxins7124876.

Osuret, J., Musinguzi, G., Mukama, T., Halage, A. A., Natigo, A. K., Ssempebwa, J. C. and Wang, J.-S. (2015). Aflatoxin contamination of selected staple foods sold for human consumption in Kampala Markets, Uganda. J. Biol Sci. ansinet, 2015 ISSN 1727-3048, DOI: 10.3923/jbs.2015.

Shen C, Brackee G, Mitchell K, Song X, Finckbone V, Tomison M, Han J, Wang J-S (2015). A 6-month chronic toxicity study on green tea polyphenols in middle-aged ovariectomized rats. FASEB Journal April 2015.

Kang, M-s., Nkurunziza, P., Muwanika, R., Qian, G., Tang, L., Song, X., Xue, K., Nkwata, A., Ssempebwa, J., Lutalo, T., Asiki G., Serwadda, D., Seeley, J., aleebu, P., Nalugoda, F., Newton, R., Williams, J. H. and Wang J.-S. (2015). Longitudinal evaluation of aflatoxin exposure in two cohorts in south-western Uganda. Food Additives & Contaminants: Part A. 32(8):1322-1330.

Leroy, J. L., Wang, J.-S., Hoffman, V., Jones, K., Ruel, M. (2015). Serum Aflatoxin B1-lysine adduct level in adult women from Eastern Province in Kenya strongly depends on household socio-economic status. Social Science & Medicine, 146:104–10.

Sabran, M. R., Sukhini, M., Wang, J.-S., Zuraini, A., Kang M-s, Nurul A. R., Elham, N., Jamaluddin, R. B. (2015) Effect of supplementation of fermented milk drink containing probiotic Lactobacillus casei Shirota on the concentrations of aflatoxin biomarkers among employees of Universiti Putra Malaysia: a randomized, double-blind, cross over, placebo-control study. British Journal of Nutrition, doi:10.1017/S0007114515004109

Wang, J., Tang, L., and Wang, J.-S. (2015). Biomarkers of dietary polyphenols in cancer studies: Current evidence and beyond. Oxidative Med. Cell. Longevity. Volume 2015, Article ID 732302, 14 pages https://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/732302.

Ndejjo, R., Musinguzi, G., Yu, X., Buregyeya, E., Musoke, D., Wang, J.-S., Abdullah Ali Halage, A. A., Whalen, C., Bazeyo, W., Williams, P. and Ssempebwa, J. (2015) Occupational Health Hazards Among Healthcare Workers in Kampala, Uganda. J. Environ. Public Health. Volume 2015, Article ID 913741, 9 pages; https://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/913741

Huang, G-L., Yang, L., Su, M., Wang, S-K., Yin, H., Wang, J.-S., Sun, G-J. (2014). Vitamin D3 and Beta-carotene Deficiency is Associated with Risk of Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma in a China Case-control Study. Asian Pacific J. Cancer Prev. 15 (2):1-4, DOI:https://dxdoi.org/10.7314/apjcp.2014.15.2.

Shen, C.-L., Syapin, P. J., Graef, J. L., Smith, B. J., Brackee, G., Fowler, A. K., Segura-Ulate, I., Wang, J.-S., Bergeson, S. E. (2014). Alcohol-induced Bone Loss and Quality during adolescence is Improved by Green Tea Polyphenols. J. Clinic Toxicol. 4:1 doi:10.4172/2161-0495.1000179.

Schwartzbord, J., Brown, D. L., Pape, J. W., Verdier, R-I., Filbert, M., Wang, J.-S. (2014). Aflatoxin-Lysine Adducts in Haitian Patients Ingesting Peanut and Maize Products. Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition. 5/2014, 9(2), DOI: 10.1080/19320248.2013.816990

Mitchell,N. J., Xue, K. S., Lin, S., Marroquin-Cardona, A., Brown, K. A., Elmore, S. E., Tang, L., Gelderblom, W. C. A., Wang, J.-S., Phillips, T. D. (2014). Calcium montmorillonite clay reduces AFB1 and FB1 biomarkers in rats exposed to single and co-exposures of aflatoxin and fumonisin. J. Appl Toxicol. 34(7): 795-804

Sabran, M. R., Jamaludin, R. B., Mohd Sokhini, A. M.., Nurul Aqilah, A. R., Wang, J.-S., Kang, M.-S., Zuraini, A. (2014). Detection of Serum AFB1-Lysune Adduct in Malaysia and Its Association with Liver and Kidney Functions. Int J. Hyg. Environ Health. 217:443-451

Qian, G., Tang, L., Guo, X., Wang, F., Massey, M.E., Su, J., Guo, T.L., Williams, J.H., Phillips, T.D., and Wang, J.-S. (2014). Aflatoxin B1 Modulates the Expression of Phenotypic Markers and Cytokines by Splenic Lymphocytes of Male F344 Rats. J. Appl Toxicol, 34 (3), 241-249.

Phisitkul S, Chyu MC, Zhang Y, Brismée JM, Prabhakar S, Dagda RY, Dagda M, Tang L, Wang J.-S, Shen CL. (2013) Intradialytic modified Tai Chi exercise among end-stage renal disease patients undergoing hemodialysis: an exploratory pilot study. Alternative and Integrative Medicine 2:123. doi:10.4172/2327-5162.1000123

Commodore, A. A., Zhang, J., Chang, Y., Hartinger, S. M., Lanata, C. F., Mäusezahl, D., Gil, A. I., Hall, D. B., Aguilar-Villalobos, M., Vena, J. E., Wang, J-S, Naeher, L. P. (2013) Concentrations of Urinary 8-Hydroxy-2′-deoxyguanosine and 8-isoprostane in Women Exposed to Woodsmoke in a Cookstove Intervention Study in San Marcos, Peru. Environment International. 60:112-122..

Shen, C.-L., Chyu, M.-C., Wang, J.-S. (2013). Tea and Bone Health: Steps Forward in Translational Nutrition. Am. J. Clinic Nutrition, doi: 10.3945/ajcn.113.058255.

Mitchell,N. J., Kumi, J., Johnson, N. M., Dotse, E., Marroquin-Cardona, A., Wang, J.-S., Jolly, P.E., Williams, J. H., Ankrah, N-A., Phillips, T. D. (2013). Inclusion of Uniform Particle Size NovaSil Clay in food and its effects on palatability and aflatoxin bioavailability in a crossover study in Ghana. Biomarkers. 18(5)391-398.

Adetona, O., Zhang, J., Hall, D. B., Wang, J.-S., Vena, J. E., Naeher, L. P. (2013). Occupational exposure to woodsmoke and oxidative stress in wildland firefighters. Science of the Total Environment 449:269-275.

Qian, G., Wang, F., Tang, L., Massey, M.E., Mitchell, N., Williams, J.H., Phillips, T.D., and Wang, J.-S. (2013). Integrative Toxicopathological Evaluation of Aflatoxin B1 Exposure in F344 Rats. Toxicologic Pathology, doi: 10.1177/0192623313477256

Qian, G., Tang, L., Wang, F., Guo, X., Massey, M.E., Williams, J.H., Phillips, T.D., and Wang, J.-S. (2013). Toxicokinetics of Serum Aflatoxin B1-lysine Adduct in Fischer 344 Rats. Toxicology. 303:147-151.

St. Helen G., Holland, N. T., Balmes, J. R., Hall D. B., Bernert J. T., Vena, J. E., Wang, J-S., Naeher, L. P. (2013). Utility of urinary Clara cell protein (CC16) as a biomarker of increased lung epithelial permeability following outdoor secondhand smoke exposure. J. Exp. Sci. Environ. Epidemiol. 23:183-189.

Shuaib, F. M. B., Jolly, P. E., Ehiri, J. E., Ellis, W. O., Yatich, N. J., Funkhouser, E., Person, S. D., Williams, J. H., Qian, G., and Wang, J.-S. (2012). Socio-deographic determination of aflatoxinb1-lysine adduct levels among pregnant women in Kumasi, Ghana. Ghana Medical Journal. 46(4):179-188.

Qian, G., Xue, K., Tang, L., Wang, F., Song, X., Chyu, M., Pence, B., Shen, C.L., and Wang, J.-S. (2012). Mitigation of Oxidative Damage by Green Tea Polyphenols and Tai Chi Exercise in Postmenopausal Women with Osteopenia. PLos One, 7(10):e48090.

Shen, C.-L., Cao, J. J., Dagda, R. Y., Chanjaplammootil, S., Lu, C., Chyu, M.-C, Gao, W., Wang, J.-S., Yeh, J. K. (2012). Green tea polyphenols favors body composition and improves bone quality in high-fat-induced obese rats. Nutrition Research. 32(6):448-57.

St. Helen G., Bernert J. T., Hall D. B., Sosnoff, C. S., Xia, Y. Balmes, J. R., Vena, J. E., Wang, J-S., Holland, N. T., Naeher, L. P. (2012). Exposure to secondhand smoke outside of a bar and a restaurant in Athens, Georgia leads to increases in tobacco exposure biomarkers in non-smokers. Environ. Health Perspect, 120(7):1010-1016.

Wu, X., Gao, S., Wang, J.-S., Wang, H., Huang, Y.-W., and Zhao Y. (2012). The Surface-enhanced Raman Spectra of Aflatoxins:Spectral Analysis, Density Functional Theory Calculation, Detection and Differentiation. Analyst 137:4226-4234.

Robinson, A., Johnson, N. J., Strey, A., Taylor, J. F., Marroquin-Cardona, A., Mitchell, N. J., Afriyie-Gyawu, E., Ankrah, N. A., Williams, J. H., Wang, J.-S., Jolly, P. E., and Phillips, T. D. (2012). Calcium montomorillonite clay reduces urinary biomarkers of fumonisin B1 exposure in rats and humans. Food Additive and Contaminants. https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19440049.2011.651628.

Shen, C.-L., Chyu, M.-C., Yeh, J. K., Zhang Y., Pence, B. C., Felton, C. K., Brismee, J.-M., Arjmandi, B. H., Doctolero, S., Wang, J.-S. (2012). Effects of green tea and Tai Chi on bone health in postmenopausal women: a 6-month randomized placebo-controlled trial. Osteoporos Int. 23:1541-1552.

Marroquin-Cardona, A., Deng, Y., Garcia-Mazcorro, J. F., Johnson, N. M., Mitchell, N. J., Tang, L., Robinson, A., Taylor, J. F., Wang, J.-S., Phillips, T. D. (2011). Characterization and safety of uniformparticle size NovaSil clay as a potential aflatoxin enterosorbent. Appl. Clay Sci. 54:248-257.

Jolly, P. E., Shuaib, F. M., Jiang, Y., Preko, P., Baidoo, J., Stiles,J. K., Wang, J.-S., Phillips, T. D. & Williams, J. H. (2011). Association of high viral load and abnormal liver function with high aflatoxin B1–albumin adduct levels in HIV-positive Ghanaians: preliminary observations. Food Additives & Contaminants A. 28 (9):1224-1234.

Shen, C.-L., Yeh, J. K., Cao, J. J., Chyu, M.-C., Wang, J.-S. (2011) Green tea and bone health: evidence from laboratory studies. Pharmacological Research 64:155-161.

Keenan, J., Jolly, P., Preko, P., Baidoo, J., Wang, J.-S., Phillips, T. D., Williams, J. H., McGwin, G., Jr. (2011). Association Between Aflatoxin B1-Albumin Adduct levels and Tuberculosis Infection Among HIV+ Ghanaians. Archivs of Clinical Microbiology 2(3:3) 1-6, DOI:10:3823/230

Sun, G., Wang, S., Hu, X., Su, J., Zhang, Y., Xie, Y., Zhang, H., Tang, L. and Wang, J.-S. (2011) Co-contamination of aflatoxin B1 and fumonisin B1 in food and human dietary exposure in three areas of China. Food Additive and Contaminants A . 28(4):461-470.

Shen, C.-L., Samathanam, C., Tatum,O. L., Graham, S., Tubbs, C., Cao, J. J., Dale M Dunn, D. M., Wang, J.-S. (2011). Green tea polyphenols avert chronic inflammation-induced myocardial fibrosis of female rats. Inflammation Research, 6(7):665-672.

Shen CL, Yeh JK, Samathanam C, Cao JJ, Stoecker BJ, Dagda RY, Chyu MC, Dunn DM, Wang J.-S. (2011) Green tea polyphenols attenuate deterioration of bone microarchitecture in female rats with systemic chronic inflammation. Osteoporos Int. 22:327-337. PMID: 20306019.

Shen, C.-L., Yeh, J. K., Samathanam, C. A., Cao, J. J., Stoecker, B. J., Dagda, R. Y., Chyu, M.-C., Dunn DM, Wang, J.-S. (2011) Green tea polyphenols and alfacalcidol synergistically mitigate deterioration of bone microarchitecture in female rats with chronic inflammation. J. Nutritional Biochem. 22:673-680.

Johnson NM, Qian G, Xu L, Tietze D, Marroquin-Cardona A, Robinson A, Rodriguez M, Kaufman L, Cunningham K, Wittmer J, Guerra F, Donnelly KC, Wang J.-S and Phillips TD. (2010) Aflatoxin and PAH exposure biomarkers in a U.S. population with a high incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma. Sci Total Environ 408 (23):6027-6031.

Shen, C.-L., Chyu, M.-C., Pence, B. C., Yeh, J. K., Zhang, Y., Felton, C. K., Doctoler, S., Wang, J.-S. (2010). Green tea polyphenols supplementation and Tai Chi exercise for postmenopausal osteopenic women: safety and quality of life report. BMC CAM 2010 10:76

Shen CL, Yeh JK, Cao JJ, Tatum OL, Dagda RY, Wang J-S (2010) Synergistic effects of green tea polyphenols and alphacalcidol on chronic inflammation-induced bone loss in female rats. Osteoporos Int 21(11):1841-1852.

Chen, L., Shao, C., Cobos, E., Wang, J.-S., Gao, W. (2010). 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone Induces CRM1-Dependent P53 Nuclear Accumulation in Human Bronchial Epithelial Cells. Toxicol Sci. 116, 206-215.

Xu, L., Qian, G., Tang, L., Su, J., and Wang, J.-S. (2010). Genetic Variations of Hepatitis B Virus and Serum Aflatoxin-Lysine Adduct on High Risk of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Southern Guangxi, China. J. Hepatol. 53:671-676.

Xu, L., Cai, Q., Tang, L., Wang, S., Hu, X., Su, J., Sun, G., Wang, J.-S. (2010). Evaluation of fumonisin biomarkers in a cross-sectional study with two high-Risk populations in China. Food Additive & Contam. 27:1161-1169.

Shuaib, F.M.B., Jolly, P.E., Ehiri, J.E., Yatich, N., Jiang, Y., Funkhouser, E., Person, S.D., Wilson, C., Ellis, W.O., Wang, J.-S., Williams, J.H., (2010). Association between birth outcomes and aflatoxin B-1 biomarker blood levels in pregnant women in Kumasi, Ghana. Trop Med Int Health 15, 160-167.

Williams, J. H., Grubb, J. A., Davis, J. W., Wang, J.-S., Jolly, P. E., Ankrah, N.-A., Ellis, W. O., Afriyie-Gyawu , E., Johnson, N. M., Robinson, A. G. and Timothy D Phillips, T. D. (2010).HIV, Hepatocellular, and Oesophageal Carcinomas Related to Consumption of Mycotoxin-prone Foods in Sub-Saharan Africa. Am. J. Clinic. Nutr. 92 (1): 154-60.

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