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Rodney Dietert, PhD


Journal Articles Authored


Advances in Medicine.         http://www.hindawi.com/journals/amed/2014/867805/
Healthcare                             http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9032/3/1/100
OA Immunology                    http://www.oapublishinglondon.com/article/1199
Toxicol Sci                             http://toxsci.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/03/20/toxsci.kfv013
The Scientist                          http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/43379/title/The-Sum-of-Our-Parts/
Entropy                                   http://www.mdpi.com/1099-4300/14/11/2036
Journal of ancient diseases remedies          http://www.omicsonline.org/searchresult.php?keyword=dietert&search=search

Distinguishing Environmental Causes of Immune Dysfunction in Pediatric Diseases (abstract)

          Bentham Open Access to Science  http://benthamopen.com/ABSTRACT/TOPEDJ-3-38

Breaking Patterns of Environmentally Influenced Disease for Health Risk Reduction:  Immune Perspectives   (free article)        
            Environmental Health Perspectives, NIEHS, NIH   http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/?term=10.1289/ehp.1001971
Environmental Risk Factors for Autism  (free article)
            Emerging Health Threats Journal   http://www.eht-journal.net/index.php/ehtj/article/view/7111
Distinguishing Environmental Causes of Immune Dysfunction from Pediatric Triggers of Disease  (free article - pdf)
            The Open Pediatric Medicine Journal


Dietert, R.R. Microbiome-based precision medicine. EC Pharmacol. Toxicol. 1.S1:S1-S3, 2015.
Dietert, R.R. and Dietert, J.M. The microbiome and sustainable healthcare.  Healthcare 3: 100-129, 2015.
Dietert R.R. and Dietert J.M. The sum of our parts.  The Scientist July 1, 2015.
Dietert R.R. and Silbergeld, E.S. Biomarkers for the 21st century: listening to the microbiome. Toxicol. Sci.  144 (2): 208-216, 2015.
Mener, D.J., Garcia E., Navas-Acien, Rodney R Dietert R.R., Shargorodsky J. and Lin S.Y. Lead Exposure and increased food allergic sensitization. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 5(3):214-20, 2015.

Dietert R.R. The microbiome in early life: self-completion and microbiota protection as health priorities. Birth Defects Res B Dev Reprod Toxicol. 101(4):333-40. 2014.
Ginsberg G.L., Dietert R.R.and Sonawane B.R. Susceptibility based upon chemical interaction with disease processes:  potential implications for risk assessment.  Curr Envir Health Rpt    1:314-324. 2014.
Dietert RR. Macrophages as targets of developmental immunotoxicity. OA Immunology 18;2(1)2. 2014.
Dietert RR. Integrating contemplative tools into biomedical science education and research training programs. Journal of Biomedical Education (2014), Article ID 239348. 2014.
Dietert RR.  Developmental immunotoxicity, perinatal programming, and non-communicable diseases: focus on human studies. Adv Med. 2014 (2014), Article ID 867805 2014.
Dietert RR. Natural childbirth and breastfeeding as preventive measures of immune-microbiome dysbiosis and misregulated inflammation. J Anc Dis Prev Rem 1:103. 2013.
Dietert R.R. and Dietert J. The Completed Self: An immunological View of the human-microbiome superorganism and risk of chronic diseases. Entropy 14: 2036-2065. 2012.
Dietert RR. Misregulated inflammation as an outcome of early-life exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals. Rev Environ Health. 2012;27(2-3):117-31.
Awasthi S, Singh B, Welliver RC, Dietert RR Lung dendritic cell developmental programming, environmental stimuli, and asthma in early periods of life. J Allergy (Cairo). 2012;2012:176468.
Aldert H. Piersma, A.H., Elisa C.M. Tonk, E.C.M., Susan L. Makris, S.L., Crofton, K.M., Dietert, R.R., and Van Loveren, H.  Juvenile toxicity testing protocols for chemicals.  Reprod. Toxicol. 34: 482-486. 2012.
Dietert, R. R. Maternal and childhood asthma: risk factors, interactions, and ramifications.  Reproductive Toxicology.  32(2): 198-201. 2011.
Dietert, R. R.  Fractal immunology and immune patterning: potential tools for immune protection and optimization?  Journal of Immunotoxicology  8(2):101-110.  2011.
Dietert, R. R., Dietert, J. M. and DeWitt, J. C.  Environmental risk factors for autism.  Emerging Health Threats Journal. 4:7111-DOI: 10.3402/3htj.v4i0.7111.  2011.
Leifer, C. A. and Dietert, R. R. Early life environment and developmental immunotoxicity in inflammatory dysfunction and disease.  Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry.  93: 1463-1485.  2011.
Dietert, R. R. Role of developmental immunotoxicity and immune dysfunction in chronic disease and cancer.  Reproductive Toxicology.  31(3):319-26.  2011.
Dietert, R. R., DeWitt, J. C., Germolec, D. R., and Zelikoff, J. T. Breaking patterns of environmentally-influenced disease for health risk reduction:  Immune perspectives.  Environmental Health Perspectives.  118:1091-109. 2010.
Dietert, R. R. and Zelikoff, J. T.  Identifying patterns of immune-related disease:  use in disease prevention and management.  World Journal Pediatrics.  6:111-118. 2010.
Dietert, R. R., Dietert, J. M. and Gavalchin, J.  Risk of autoimmune disease:  challenges for immunotoxicity testing.  Methods in Molecular Biology.  598:39-51. 2010
Dietert, R. R. and DeWitt, J. C.  Develpmental immunotoxicity (DIT):  the why, when and how of DIT testing.  Methods in Molecular Biology.  598:17-25, 2010.
Dietert, R. R., Bunn, T. L., Lee, J. E.  The delayed type hypersensitivity assay using protein and xenogeneic cell antigens.  Methods in Molecular Biology. 598:185-94, 2010.
Burleson, G. R., Burleson, F. G., and Dietert, R. R.  The cytotoxic T lymphocyte assay for evaluating cell-mediated immune function.  Methods in Molecular Biology. 598:195-205, 2010.
Dietert, R. R.  Distinguishing environmental causes of immune dysfunction from pediatric triggers of disease.  The Open Pediatric Medicine Journal.  3:41-47.  2009.
Dietert, R. R.  Developmental Immunotoxicology (DIT), postnatal immune dysfunction and childhood leukemia.  Blood Cells, Molecules, and Diseases 42:108-112. 2000.
Dietert, R. R. Developmental immunotoxicology:  focus on health risks.  Chemical Research in  Toxicology.  22:17-23. 2009.
Dietert, R. R. and Zelikoff, J. T. Early-life environment, developmental immunotoxicology, and the risk of pediatric allergic disease including asthma.  Birth Defects Research Part B Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology.  83(6):547-60.  2008.
Dietert, R. R. and Dietert, J. M.  Potential for early life immune insult including developmental immunotoxicity in autism and autism spectrum disorders:  Focus on critical windows of immune vulnerability.  Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health Part B.  Critical Reviews.  11(8):660-680.  2008.
Dietert, R. R. and Dietert. J. M. Possible role for early-life immune insult including developmental immunotoxicty in chronic fagitue syndrome (CFS) or myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). Toxicology.  247(1):61-72.  2008.
Dietert, R. R. and Piepenbrink, M. S.  The managed immune system:  protecting the womb to dealy the tomb.  Human and Experimental Toxicology.  27(2):129-134.  2008.
Dietert, R. R. and Dietert. J. M.  Early life immune insult and developmental immunotoxicity-associated disease:  potential of herbal- and fungal-derived medicinals.  Current Medicinal Chemistry.  14:1075-1085.  2007.


Dietert, R.R and Grammer, A.C. Immune disorders, epigenetics, and the developmental origins of health  and disease. Chapter 13 In : Rosenfeld C (Ed) The Epigenome and Developmental Origins of Health and Disease. Elsevier, pp.211-234, 2015.

Rehder D, Black RE, Bornhorst J, Dietert RR, DiRita VJ, Navarro M, Perry RD, Rink L, Skaar EP, Soares MCP, Thiel;e DJ, Wang F, Weiss G, Wessels I.  Metals in Host-Microbes Interaction: The Host Perspective. In: Trace Metals and Infectious Diseases, ed. Jerome O. Nriagu and Eric P. Skaar. Strungmann Forum Report, vol. 16. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. 2015 pp. 199-228.

Ackland ML, Bornhorst, J, Dedoussis G, Dietert, RR, Nriagu JO,  Pacyna JM,  and John M. Pettifor. Metals in the Environment as Risk Factors for Infectious Diseases. In: Trace Metals and Infectious Diseases, ed. Jerome O. Nriagu and Eric P. Skaar. Strungmann Forum Report, vol. 16. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. 2015  pp. 271-310.

Dietert, R.R. Inflammatory bowel disease and celiac disease:  environmental risk factors and consequences.  In: Dietert, R. R. and Luebke, R. W. (Eds). Immunotoxicity.  Immune Dysfunction and Chronic Disease.  Springer: New York, 2012.

Dietert, R. R., Luebke, R. W., and DeWitt, J. C.  Reducing the prevalence of immune-based chronic disease.  In: Dietert, R. R. and Luebke, R. W. (Eds). Immunotoxicity. Immune Dysfunction and Chronic Disease. Springer: New York, 2012.

Dietert, R. R. and Leubke, R. W.  The Environment-immune route to chronic disease. In: Dietert, R. R. and Luebke, R. W. (Eds). Immunotoxicity. Immune Dysfunction and Chronic Disease. Springer: New York, 2012.

Dietert, R. R.  Immune system disorders.  In: Weiss, B (Ed). Aging and Vulnerability to Environmental Chemicals.  Royal Society of Chemistry: London, in press 2012.

Dietert, R. R. and Dietert, J. M. Immunotoxicology and foods.  In:  Watson, R. R., Zibadi, S. and Preddy, V. R. (Eds)  Dietary Components and Immune Function.  Humana Press.  Nutrition and Health Series.  Springer Science + Business, New York, 2010 pp567-587.