Bernard Robaire

Reproduction, Pharmacology & Toxicology


Last 3 years
Dianati E, Wade MG, Hales BF, Robaire B, Plante I.(2017). Exposure to an Environmentally Relevant Mixture of Brominated Flame Retardants Decreased p-β-Catenin-ser675 Expression and its Interaction with E-Cadherin in the Mammary Glands of Lactating Rats.Toxicological Sciences. 159:114
Albert O, Nardelli TC, Hales BF, Robaire B. (2017) Identifying Greener and Safer Plasticizers: A 4-Step Approach. Toxicol Sci. (In Press)
Nardelli TC, Albert O, Lalancette C, Culty M, Hales BF, Robaire B. (2017) In Utero and Lactational Exposure Study in Rats to Identify Replacements for Di(2-ethylhexyl) Phthalate. Sci Rep. 7:3862.
Tung EWY, Kawata A, Rigden M, Bowers WJ, Caldwell D, Holloway AC, Robaire B, Hales BF, Wade MG. (2017) Gestational and Lactational Exposure to an Environmentally-Relevant Mixture of Brominated Flame Retardants: Effects on Neurodevelopment and Metabolism. Birth Defects Res. 109:497.
Chan D, McGraw S, Klein K, Wallock-Montelius LM, Tamura T, Konermann C, Plass C, Chan P, Robaire B, Jacob RA, Ames BN, Greenwood CMT, Trasler JM. (2017) Stability of the human sperm methylome to folic acid fortification and short-term supplementation. Hum Reprod. 32:272.
Chan PTK, Robaire B. (2016) Cancer and sperm DNA damage. In: A Clinician’s Guide to Sperm DNA and Chromatin Damage. (Zini A, Agarwal A eds.). Springer. In press.
Downey AM, Robaire B, Hales BF. (2016) Paternally Mediated Developmental Toxicity. In: Comprehensive Toxicology, 3rd edition, (McQueen CA, ed.) Developmental Toxicology, (Dolinoy DC, ed.) Elsevier, Oxford. UK. In press.
Hales BF, Robaire B. (2016) The Male Germ Cell as a Target for Toxicants. In: Comprehensive Toxicology, 3rd edition, (McQueen CA, ed.) Reproductive and Endocrine Toxicology, (Johnson K, ed.) Elsevier, Oxford, UK. In press.
Selvaratnam J, Robaire B. (2016) Overexpression of catalase in mice reduces age-related oxidative stress and maintains sperm production. Exp Gerontol. 84:12.
Selvaratnam JS, Robaire B. (2016) Effects of Aging and Oxidative Stress on Spermatozoa of Superoxide-Dismutase 1- and Catalase-Null Mice. Biol Reprod. 95:60.
Tung EW, Yan H, Lefèvre PL, Berger RG, Rawn DF, Gaertner DW, Kawata A, Rigden M, Robaire B, Hales BF, Wade MG. (2016) Gestational and Early Postnatal Exposure to an Environmentally Relevant Mixture of Brominated Flame Retardants: General Toxicity and Skeletal Variations. Birth Defects Res B Dev Reprod Toxicol. 107:157.
Downey AM, Hales BF, Robaire B. (2016) Zinc Transport Differs in Rat Spermatogenic Cells and Is Affected by Treatment with Cyclophosphamide. Biol Reprod. 95:22.
Lefevre PL, Wade M, Goodyer C, Hales BF, Robaire B. (2016) A Mixture Reflecting Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether (PBDE) Profiles Detected in Human Follicular Fluid Significantly Affects Steroidogenesis and Induces Oxidative Stress in a Female Human Granulosa Cell Line. Endocrinology. 24:en20161106.
Bagheri-Sereshki N, Hales BF, Robaire B. (2016) The Effects of Chemotherapeutic Agents, Bleomycin, Etoposide, and Cisplatin, on Chromatin Remodeling in Male Germ Cells. Biol Reprod. 94:81.
Albert O, Reintsch WE, Chan P, Robaire B. (2016) HT-COMET: a novel automated approach for high throughput assessment of human sperm chromatin quality. Hum Reprod. 31:938-46.
Schang G, Robaire B, Hales BF. (2016) Organophosphate Flame Retardants act as Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals in MA-10 Mouse Tumor Leydig Cells. Toxicol Sci. 150:499-509.
Lefèvre PL, Berger RG, Ernest SR, Gaertner DW, Rawn DF, Wade MG, Robaire B, Hales BF. (2016) Exposure of Female Rats to an Environmentally-Relevant Mixture of Brominated Flame Retardants Targets the Ovary, Affecting Folliculogenesis and Steroidogenesis. Biol Reprod. 94:9.
Robaire B, Hinton B. (2015) The Epididymis. In: Knobil and Neill’s Physiology of Reproduction. (A. Zeleznik and A. Plant eds.) Ch. 17. Elsevier, New York, pp. 691-771.
Hess R, Hermo L, Robaire B. (2015) Lessons learned in andrology: Yves Clermont, an interview by Lonnie D. Russell. Andrology, 3:1015.
Liu M, Maselli J, Hales BF, Robaire B. (2015) The effects of chemotherapy with bleomycin, etoposide, and cis-platinum on telomeres in rat male germ cells. Andrology. 3:1104.
Nardelli TC, Erythropel HC, Robaire B. (2015) Toxicogenomic Screening of Replacements for Di(2-Ethylhexyl) Phthalate (DEHP) Using the Immortalized TM4 Sertoli Cell Line. PLoS One. 10:e0138421.
Selvaratnam J, Paul C, Robaire B. (2015) Male rat germ cells display age-dependent and cell-specific susceptibility in response to oxidative stress challenges. Biol Reprod. 93:72.
Downey AM, Robaire B. (2015) Zygotic chromosomal structural aberrations after paternal drug treatment. Asian J Androl. 17:939.
Poon S, Wade MG, Aleksa K, Rawn T, Carnevale A, Gaertner DW, Sadler A, Breton F, Koren G, Ernest S, Lalancette C, Robaire B, Hales BF, Goodyer CG. (2014) Hair as a biomarker of exposure to Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs). Environ Sci Technol. 48:14650.
Berger RG, Lefèvre PL, Ernest SR, Wade MG, Ma YQ, Rawn DF, Gaertner DW, Robaire B, Hales BF. (2014) Exposure to an environmentally relevant mixture of brominated flame retardants affects fetal development in Sprague-Dawley rats. Toxicology. 320:56.
Liu M, Hales BF, Robaire B. (2014) Effects of four chemotherapeutic agents, bleomycin, etoposide, cisplatin and cyclophosphamide, on DNA damage and telomeres in a mouse spermatogonial cell line. Biol Reprod. 90:72.
Zini A, Albert O, Robaire B. (2014) Assessing sperm chromatin and DNA damage: Clinical importance and development of standards. Andrology. 2:322.
Morales C, Hermo L, Robaire B. (2014) A Man for All Seasons: Celebrating the Scientific Career of Yves Clermont. Biol Reprod. 90:51.
Maselli J, Hales BF, Chan P, Robaire B. (2014) Paternal Exposure to Testis Cancer Chemotherapeutics Alters Sperm Fertilizing Capacity and Affects Gene Expression in the Eight-Cell Stage Rat Embryo Andrology. 2:259.
Hales BF, Robaire B. The Male Germ Cell as a Target for Toxicants. In: Reference Module in Biomedical Sciences. Elsevier. 17-Oct-2014 doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-801238-3.0213.

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