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Lance M. HalbergLance M. Hallberg, BS, MS, PhD

Program Director - Environmental & Public Health Education and Engagement
Associate Professor - Pharmacology and Toxicology
Adjunct Assistant Professor - Preventive Medicine and Public Health

Lance M. Hallberg - Bio

Phone: (409) 772-3797
BS Biology 1986, University of Texas El Paso, El Paso, TX
MS Biology 1990, University of Texas El Paso, El Paso, TX
PhD Biomedical Sciences, 1997, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
  • Assessment of Indoor Air Quality
  • Community Education and engagement
  • Effects of Ambient Environmental Air Toxicants
  • Role of Particulates on Lung Inflammation
  • Tobacco and E-cigarette Exposure on Lung Physiology

1. Hallberg L. M., Ward J. B., Wickliffe J.K., Ameredes B.T., Advanced Collaborative Emissions Study Auxiliary Findings on 2007-Compliant Diesel Engines: A Comparison with Diesel Exhaust Genotoxicity Effects Prior to 2007. Environmental Health Insights 2017,11, 1-13, doi: 10.1177/1178630217714215

2. Hartman JH, Miller GP, Caro AA, Byrum SD, Orr LM, Mackintosh SG, Tackett AJ, Macmillan-Crow LA, Hallberg LM, Ameredes BT, Boysen G. 1,3-butadiene-induced mitochondrial dysfunction is correlated with mitochondrial CYP2E1 activity in collaborative cross mice. Toxicology 2017 Mar 1;378: 114-124. doi: 10.1016/j.tox.2017.01.005. Epub 2017 Jan 9.

3. Hallberg L.M., Ward JB, Hernandez C, Ameredes BT, Wickliffe JK. (2015) Part 3. Assessment of genotoxicity and oxidative damage in rats after chronic exposure to new-technology diesel exhaust in ACES bioassay In: Advanced Collaborative Emissions Study (ACES): Lifetime Cancer and Non-Cancer Assessment in Rats Exposed to New-Technology Diesel Exhaust. Research. Boston, MA: Health Effects Institute; 184, 83-106.  ACES Publications

4. Srikanth Kotapati; Dewakar Sangaraju; Amanda Esades; Lance Hallberg; Vernon E Walker; James A Swenberg; Natalia Y Tretyakova, Bis-butanediol-mercapturic acid (bis-BDMA) as a urinary biomarker of metabolic activation of butadiene to its ultimate carcinogenic species. Carcinogenesis. 2014; 35(6):1371-1378. doi: 10.1093/carcin/bgu047

5. Barreno, R. X., J. B. Richards, D. J. Schneider, K. R. Cromar, A. J. Nadas, C. B. Hernandez, L. M. Hallberg, R. E. Price, S. S. Hashmi, M. R. Blackburn, I. U. Haque, and R. A. Johnston, (2013) Endogenous Osteopotin Promotes Ozone-Induced Neutrophil Recruitment to the Lungs and Airway Hyperresponsiveness to Methacholine, Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol (accepted May 10, doi:10.1152/ajplung.00080.2013)

6. Heung M. Lee, Lance M. Hallberg, George H. Greeley, Jr. and Ella W. Englander, (2010) Inhalation of Combustion Smoke Inhibits Rat Brain Mitochondria Respiratory Complexes to a Greater Extent than Inhalation of Carbon Monoxide, Inhalation Toxicology Aug. 22(9), 770-777. doi: 10.3109/08958371003770315

7. Hallberg, L.M., Y. Ikeno, E. Englander, and G.H. Greeley Jr. (2000) Effects of aging and caloric restriction on IGF-I, IGF-I receptor, IGFBO-3 and IGFBP-4 gene expression in the rat stomach and colon, Regul. Pept. May 10, 89(1-3), 37-44. DOI: 10.1016/S0167-0115(00)00095-1

8. Hallberg, L.M., Bechtold, W.E., Grady, J., Legator, M.S., and Au, W.W. (1997) Abnormal DNA repair activities in lymphocytes of workers exposed to 1,3-butadiene. Mutat. Res., 383, 213-221. DOI: 10.1016/s0921-8777(97)00004-9

9. Hallberg, L.M., El Zein, R., Grossman, L., and Au, W.W. (1996) Measurement of DNA repair deficiency in workers exposed to benzene. Environ. Health Persp., 104(Suppl. 3), 529-534.

10. Arenaz, P., L. Hallberg, F. Mancillas, G. Gutierrez and S. Garcia (1989) Sodium azide mutagenesis in mammals: inability of mammalian cells to convert azide to a mutagenic intermediate. Mutat. Res. 227:63‑67.