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HOMER BLACK

TitleProfessor Emeritus
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Dermatology
AddressOne Baylor Plaza
Houston TX 77030
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    1. Black HS, Rhodes LE. Potential Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer. J Clin Med. 2016; 5(2). PMID: 26861407; PMCID: PMC4773779.
    2. Black HS. The role of nutritional lipids and antioxidants in UV-induced skin cancer. Front Biosci (Schol Ed). 2015; 7:30-9. PMID: 25961684.
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    3. Black HS. Interaction of ascorbic acid and tocopherol on beta-carotene modulated carcinogenesis. Hemoglobin. 2010 Jun; 34(3):284-90. PMID: 20524818.
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    4. Gunasekera RS, Sewgobind K, Desai S, Dunn L, Black HS, McKeehan WL, Patil B. Lycopene and lutein inhibit proliferation in rat prostate carcinoma cells. Nutr Cancer. 2007; 58(2):171-7. PMID: 17640163.
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    5. Black HS, Rhodes LE. The potential of omega-3 fatty acids in the prevention of non-melanoma skin cancer. Cancer Detect Prev. 2006; 30(3):224-32. PMID: 16872755.
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    6. Black HS. Can diet prevent nonmelanoma skin cancer progression? Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2005 Oct; 5(5):801-8. PMID: 16221050.
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    7. Black HS. Reassessment of a free radical theory of cancer with emphasis on ultraviolet carcinogenesis. Integr Cancer Ther. 2004 Dec; 3(4):279-93. PMID: 15523099.
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    8. Black HS. Mechanisms of pro- and antioxidation. J Nutr. 2004 Nov; 134(11):3169S-3170S. PMID: 15514291.
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    9. Black HS. ROS: a step closer to elucidating their role in the etiology of light-induced skin disorders. J Invest Dermatol. 2004 Jun; 122(6):xiii-xiv. PMID: 15175053.
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    10. Black HS. Pro-carcinogenic activity of beta-carotene, a putative systemic photoprotectant. Photochem Photobiol Sci. 2004 Aug; 3(8):753-8. PMID: 15295631.
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    11. Forbes PD, Beer JZ, Black HS, Cesarini JP, Cole CA, Davies RE, Davitt JM, deGruijl F, Epstein J, Fourtanier A, Green A, Koval T, Ley RD, Mascotto R, Morison W, Osterberg R, Sliney D, Urbach F, van der Leun JC, Young AR. Standardized protocols for photocarcinogenesis safety testing. Front Biosci. 2003 May 1; 8:d848-54. PMID: 12700109.
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    12. Black HS, Gerguis J. Modulation of dietary vitamins E and C fails to ameliorate b-carotene exacerbation of UV carcinogenesis in mice. Nutr Cancer. 2003; 45(1):36-45. PMID: 12791503.
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    13. Orengo IF, Gerguis J, Phillips R, Guevara A, Lewis AT, Black HS. Celecoxib, a cyclooxygenase 2 inhibitor as a potential chemopreventive to UV-induced skin cancer: a study in the hairless mouse model. Arch Dermatol. 2002 Jun; 138(6):751-5. PMID: 12056955.
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    14. Black HS. Pro-oxidant and anti-oxidant mechanism(s) of BHT and beta-carotene in photocarcinogenesis. Front Biosci. 2002 Apr 1; 7:d1044-55. PMID: 11897548.
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    15. Black HS, Lambert CR. Radical reactions of carotenoids and potential influence on UV carcinogenesis. Curr Probl Dermatol. 2001; 29:140-56. PMID: 11225194.
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    16. Black HS, Okotie-Eboh G, Gerguis J. Diet potentiates the UV-carcinogenic response to beta-carotene. Nutr Cancer. 2000; 37(2):173-8. PMID: 11142090.
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    17. Black HS. Influence of dietary factors on actinically-induced skin cancer. Mutat Res. 1998 Nov 9; 422(1):185-90. PMID: 9920444.
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    18. Black HS, Okotie-Eboh G, Gerguis J. Immunobiology of lipid-modulated UV-carcinogenesis. J Photochem Photobiol B. 1998 Jul 10; 44(2):124-9. PMID: 9757594.
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    19. Okotie-Eboh G, Gerguis J, Black HS. Influence of dietary lipid on hapten-specific UV-induced immunosuppression. Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed. 1998 Jun-Aug; 14(3-4):116-8. PMID: 9779499.
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    20. Black HS. Radical interception by carotenoids and effects on UV carcinogenesis. Nutr Cancer. 1998; 31(3):212-7. PMID: 9795974.
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    21. Black HS, deGruijl FR, Forbes PD, Cleaver JE, Ananthaswamy HN, deFabo EC, Ullrich SE, Tyrrell RM. Photocarcinogenesis: an overview. J Photochem Photobiol B. 1997 Aug; 40(1):29-47. PMID: 9301042.
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    22. Jaax S, Scott LW, Wolf JE, Thornby JI, Black HS. General guidelines for a low-fat diet effective in the management and prevention of nonmelanoma skin cancer. Nutr Cancer. 1997; 27(2):150-6. PMID: 9121942.
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    23. Nataraj AJ, Black HS, Ananthaswamy HN. Signature p53 mutation at DNA cross-linking sites in 8-methoxypsoralen and ultraviolet A (PUVA)-induced murine skin cancers. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1996 Jul 23; 93(15):7961-5. PMID: 8755585; PMCID: PMC38857.
    24. Lambert CR, Black HS, Truscott TG. Reactivity of butylated hydroxytoluene. Free Radic Biol Med. 1996; 21(3):395-400. PMID: 8855452.
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    25. Black HS, Okotie-Eboh G, Gerguis J, Urban JI, Thornby JI. Dietary fat modulates immunoresponsiveness in UV-irradiated mice. Photochem Photobiol. 1995 Dec; 62(6):964-9. PMID: 8570742.
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    26. Black HS, Thornby JI, Wolf JE, Goldberg LH, Herd JA, Rosen T, Bruce S, Tschen JA, Scott LW, Jaax S, et al. Evidence that a low-fat diet reduces the occurrence of non-melanoma skin cancer. Int J Cancer. 1995 Jul 17; 62(2):165-9. PMID: 7622291.
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    27. Black HS, Herd JA, Goldberg LH, Wolf JE, Thornby JI, Rosen T, Bruce S, Tschen JA, Foreyt JP, Scott LW, et al. Effect of a low-fat diet on the incidence of actinic keratosis. N Engl J Med. 1994 May 5; 330(18):1272-5. PMID: 8145782.
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    28. Black HS, Chiang J, Gerguis J, Lenger W, Thornby JI. Biochemical parameters of epidermal aging in the hairless mouse and the relationship to UV-carcinogenesis. J Photochem Photobiol B. 1994 May; 23(2-3):111-8. PMID: 7518873.
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    29. Yen A, Black HS, Tschen J. Effect of dietary omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acid sources on PUVA-induced cutaneous toxicity and tumorigenesis in the hairless mouse. Arch Dermatol Res. 1994; 286(6):331-6. PMID: 7979549.
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    30. McBride ME, Ellner KM, Black HS, Clarridge JE, Wolf JE. A new Brevibacterium sp. isolated from infected genital hair of patients with white piedra. J Med Microbiol. 1993 Oct; 39(4):255-61. PMID: 8411085.
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    31. Black HS, Thornby JI, Gerguis J, Lenger W. Influence of dietary omega-6, -3 fatty acid sources on the initiation and promotion stages of photocarcinogenesis. Photochem Photobiol. 1992 Aug; 56(2):195-9. PMID: 1502263.
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    32. Sayre RM, Black HS. Beta-carotene does not act as an optical filter in skin. J Photochem Photobiol B. 1992 Jan; 12(1):83-90. PMID: 1542089.
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    33. Orengo IF, Black HS, Wolf JE. Influence of fish oil supplementation on the minimal erythema dose in humans. Arch Dermatol Res. 1992; 284(4):219-21. PMID: 1417068.
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    34. Fischer MA, Black HS. Modification of membrane composition, eicosanoid metabolism, and immunoresponsiveness by dietary omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acid sources, modulators of ultraviolet-carcinogenesis. Photochem Photobiol. 1991 Sep; 54(3):381-7. PMID: 1784638.
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    35. Black HS, Mathews-Roth MM. Protective role of butylated hydroxytoluene and certain carotenoids in photocarcinogenesis. Photochem Photobiol. 1991 May; 53(5):707-16. PMID: 1881965.
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    36. Black HS, Rodgers MA. Glass and plastic photoluminescence: interaction with aqueous media and cultured mammalian cells. Photochem Photobiol. 1990 Mar; 51(3):383-6. PMID: 2356235.
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    37. Henderson CD, Black HS, Wolf JE. Influence of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acid sources on prostaglandin levels in mice. Lipids. 1989 Jun; 24(6):502-5. PMID: 2770427.
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    38. Black HS, Young AR, Gibbs NK. Effects of butylated hydroxytoluene upon PUVA-tumorigenesis and induction of ornithine decarboxylase activity in the mouse. J Photochem Photobiol B. 1989 Feb; 3(1):91-100. PMID: 2498483.
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    39. Orengo IF, Black HS, Kettler AH, Wolf JE. Influence of dietary menhaden oil upon carcinogenesis and various cutaneous responses to ultraviolet radiation. Photochem Photobiol. 1989 Jan; 49(1):71-7. PMID: 2717671.
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    40. Kettler AH, Baughn RE, Orengo IF, Black H, Wolf JE. The effect of dietary fish oil supplementation on psoriasis. Improvement in a patient with pustular psoriasis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 1988 Jun; 18(6):1267-73. PMID: 2838536.
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    41. Black HS. Systemic photoprotective agents. Photodermatol. 1987 Aug; 4(4):187-95. PMID: 3324073.
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    42. Black HS. Potential involvement of free radical reactions in ultraviolet light-mediated cutaneous damage. Photochem Photobiol. 1987 Aug; 46(2):213-21. PMID: 3628510.
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    43. Black HS. Photocarcinogenesis and diet. Fed Proc. 1987 Apr; 46(5):1901-5. PMID: 3556615.
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    44. Koone MD, Black HS. A mode of action for butylated hydroxytoluene-mediated photoprotection. J Invest Dermatol. 1986 Sep; 87(3):343-7. PMID: 3734485.
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    45. Black HS, Tigges J. Evaluation of structurally-related phenols for anti-photocarcinogenic and photoprotective properties. Photochem Photobiol. 1986 Apr; 43(4):403-8. PMID: 3714822.
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    46. Black HS, Lenger WA, Gerguis J, Thornby JI. Relation of antioxidants and level of dietary lipid to epidermal lipid peroxidation and ultraviolet carcinogenesis. Cancer Res. 1985 Dec; 45(12 Pt 1):6254-9. PMID: 4063976.
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    47. Black HS, Castrow FF, Gerguis J. The mutagenicity of dinitrochlorobenzene. Arch Dermatol. 1985 Mar; 121(3):348-9. PMID: 3883905.
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    48. Black HS, Lenger W, Gerguis J, McCann V. Studies on the photoprotective mechanism of butylated hydroxytoluene. Photochem Photobiol. 1984 Jul; 40(1):69-75. PMID: 6483992.
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    49. Black HS, Lenger W, Phelps AW, Thornby JI. Influence of dietary lipid upon ultraviolet light-carcinogenesis. J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol. 1984 Jul; 5(4-5):271-82. PMID: 6520731.
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    50. Black HS, Lenger W, Phelps AW, Thornby JI. Influence of dietary lipid upon ultraviolet-light carcinogenesis. Nutr Cancer. 1983; 5(2):59-68. PMID: 6647039.
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    51. Brysk MM, Tschen EH, Hudson RD, Smith EB, Fleischmann WR, Black HS. The activity of interferon on ultraviolet light-induced squamous cell carcinomas in mice. J Am Acad Dermatol. 1981 Jul; 5(1):61-3. PMID: 6168672.
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    52. Peterson AO, McCann V, Black HS. Dietary modification of UV-induced epidermal ornithine decarboxylase. J Invest Dermatol. 1980 Nov; 75(5):408-10. PMID: 7430707.
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    53. Phelps W, Baughn R, Black HS. Passage of Corynebacterium aquaticum through membrane filters. In Vitro. 1980 Sep; 16(9):751-3. PMID: 7409835.
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    54. Black HS, Gerguis J. Use of the Ames test in assessing the relation of dietary lipid and antioxidants to N-2-fluorenylacetamide activation. J Environ Pathol Toxicol. 1980 Aug; 4(1):131-8. PMID: 7441107.
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    55. Chan JT, Chan EY, Black HS, Wyborny LE. Effect of lipid soluble antioxidants on cytotoxicity induced by photochemical products of cholesterol. Experientia. 1980 Apr 15; 36(4):439-40. PMID: 7379918.
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    56. Black HS, Henderson SV, Kleinhans CM, Phelps AW, Thornby JI. Effects of dietary cholesterol on ultraviolet light carcinogenesis. Cancer Res. 1979 Dec; 39(12):5022-7. PMID: 498128.
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    57. Black HS, Lenger WA. A practical radiochromatographic assay for cholesterol epoxide hydrase. Anal Biochem. 1979 Apr 15; 94(2):383-5. PMID: 464309.
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    58. Black HS, Chan JT, Brown GE. Effects of dietary constituents on ultraviolet light-mediated carcinogenesis. Cancer Res. 1978 May; 38(5):1384-7. PMID: 639066.
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    59. De Rios G, Chan JT, Black HS, Rudolph AH, Knox JM. Systemic protection by antioxidants against UVL-induced erythema. J Invest Dermatol. 1978 Mar; 70(3):123-5. PMID: 632615.
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    60. Black HS, Chan JT. Experimental ultraviolet light-carcinogenesis. Photochem Photobiol. 1977 Aug; 26(2):183-9. PMID: 333479.
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    61. Chan JT, Black HS. Antioxidant-mediated reversal of ultraviolet light cytotoxicity. J Invest Dermatol. 1977 Jun; 68(6):366-8. PMID: 864278.
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    62. Chan JT, Black HS. Distribution of cholesterol-5alpha,6alpha-epoxide formation and its metabolism in mouse skin. J Invest Dermatol. 1976 Feb; 66(02):112-6. PMID: 1245749.
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    63. Black HS, Chan JT. Etiologic related studies of ultraviolet light-mediated carcinogenesis. Oncology. 1976; 33(3):119-22. PMID: 1012646.
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    64. Black HS, Chan JT. Suppression of ultraviolet light-induced tumor formation by dietary antioxidants. J Invest Dermatol. 1975 Oct; 65(4):412-4. PMID: 1176794.
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    65. Chan JT, Black HS. Skin carcinogenesis: cholesterol-5alpha,6alpha-epoxide hydrase activity in mouse skin irradiated with ultraviolet light. Science. 1974 Dec 27; 186(4170):1216-7. PMID: 4473824.
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    66. Black HS, Jones JS, Lo WB. Metabolism of actinic skin tumors: incorporation of 14C-acetate into lipids. Lipids. 1974 Apr; 9(4):292-4. PMID: 4833440.
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    67. Black HS. Effects of dietary antioxidants on actinic tumor induction. Res Commun Chem Pathol Pharmacol. 1974 Apr; 7(4):783-6. PMID: 4828771.
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    68. Lo W, Black HS. Inhibition of carcinogen formation in skin irradiated with ultraviolet light. Nature. 1973 Dec 21-28; 246(5434):489-91. PMID: 4762198.
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    69. Ogura RM, Black HS, Knox JM. Lactate dehydrogenase activity in the epidermis of mouse ear exposed to monochromatic wavelengths of ultraviolet light. J Invest Dermatol. 1973 Nov; 61(5):310-3. PMID: 4749464.
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    70. Black HS, Douglas DR. Formation of a carcinogen of natural origin in the etiology of ultraviolet light-induced carcinogenesis. Cancer Res. 1973 Sep; 33(9):2094-6. PMID: 4725370.
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    71. Black HS. An experimental basis for carcinogenic effects of ultraviolet radiation. Space Life Sci. 1973 Jan; 4(1):110-23. PMID: 4713856.
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    72. Black HS, Douglas DR. A model system for the evaluation of the role of cholesterol -oxide in ultraviolet carcinogenesis. Cancer Res. 1972 Dec; 32(12):2630-2. PMID: 4644203.
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    73. Lo WB, Black HS. Formation of cholesterol-derived photoproducts in human skin. J Invest Dermatol. 1972 May; 58(5):278-83. PMID: 5023648.
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    74. Black HS, Rauschkolb EW. Effects of light on skin lipid metabolism. J Invest Dermatol. 1971 May; 56(5):387-91. PMID: 5556527.
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    75. Rauschkolb EW, Davis HW, Fenimore DC, Black HS, Fabre LF. Identification of vitamin D3 in human skin. J Invest Dermatol. 1969 Oct; 53(4):289-94. PMID: 4309875.
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