Selected Publications from our Laboratory



  • Musavi A, and Audhya T. Conventional Use of LC/MSMS in Clinical Diagnostics: Present StatusTownsend Letter 462 : 364:48-50, 2022.





  • Adams J, Audhya T, McDonough. Effect of a vitamin/mineral supplement on children and adults with autismBMC Pediatrics, 11:111, 2011.
  • Adams J, Audhya T, McDonough. Nutritional and metabolic status of children with autism vs. neurotypical children and the asociation with autism severity. Nutrition and Metabolism, 8:34, 2011.
  • Freedenfeld S et al. Biochemical effects of ribose and NADH therapy in children with autism. Autism Insights, 3:3-13, 2011.
  • Kern JK, Geier DA, Adams JB et al. A clinical trial of glutathione supplementation in autism spectrum disorders. Medical Science Monitor, 17:CR677-682, 2011. 
  • Kakuschke A, Valentine-Thon E, Griesel S et al. Are metal-induced hypersensitivities in harbor seals associated with liver function? Marine Pollution Bulletin, 62:1891-1894, 2011.


  • Kakuschke A, Valentine-Thon E, Griesel S et al. First health and pollution study on harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) living in the German Elbe estuary.Marine Pollution Bulletin, 60:2079-2086, 2010.


  • Muris J, Kleverlaan CJ, Feilzer AJ, Valentine-Thon E. Reactivity to sodium tetrachloropalladate (Na2PdCl4) compared to PdCl2 and NiCl2 in lymphocyte proliferation tests. Allergy, 64:1152-1156, 2009.
  • Kakuschke A, Valentine-Thon E, Fonfara S et al. Effects of methyl-, phenyl-, ethylmercury and mercurychloride on immune cells in harbor seals. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 21:1716-1721, 2009.


  • Pigatto PD, Feilzer AJ, Valentine-Thon E et al. Burning mouth syndrome associated with palladium allergy. European Journal of Dermatology, 18:356-357, 2008.
  • Kakuschke A, Valentine-Thon E, Griesel S et al. Blood metal levels and metal-induced immune functions of harbour seals in captivity. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 56:764-769, 2008.
  • Kakuschke A, Valentine-Thon E, Fonfara S et al. Metal-induced impairment of the cellular immunity of newborn harbor seals (Phoca vitulina). Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 55:129-136, 2008.


  • Müller KE, Valentine-Thon E. Hypersensitivity to titanium: Clinical and laboratory evidence. Neuroendocrinology Letters, 27(Suppl 1):31–35, 2006.
  • Feilzer A, Muris J, Valentine-Thon E. Electrical shavers as possible risk factor for metal exposure. Archives of Dermatology, 142:1361-1362, 2006.
  • Kakuschke A, Valentine-Thon E, Fonfara S et al. Metal sensitivity of marine mammals: a case study of a grey seal (Halichoerus grypus). Marine Mammal Science, 22:985-996, 2006.
  • Kakuschke A, Valentine-Thon E, Fonfara S. The immunological impact of metals in harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) of the North Sea. Environmental Science and Technology, 39:7568-7575, 2005.