Selected Publications:


Sonnenschein C, Soto AM: The Society of Cells: Cancer and Control of Cell Proliferation. New York, Springer Verlag, 1999.

Sonnenschein C, Soto AM, Michaelson CL: Human serum albumin shares the properties of estrocolyone-I, the inhibitor of the proliferation of estrogen-target cells. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 1996; 59: 147-54

Soto AM, Silvia RM, Sonnenschein C: A plasma-borne specific inhibitor of the proliferation of human estrogen-sensitive breast tumor cells (estrocolyone-I). Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 1992; 43: 703-12

Soto AM, Sonnenschein C, Chung KL, Fernandez MF, Olea N, Olea-Serrano MF: The E-SCREEN assay as a tool to identify estrogens: an update on estrogenic environmental pollutants. Environmental Health Perspectives 1995; 103: 113-22

Olea N, Pulgar R, Perez P, Olea-Serrano F, Rivas A, Novillo-Fertrell A, Pedraza V, Soto AM, Sonnenschein C: Estrogenicity of resin-based composites and sealants used in dentistry. Environmental Health Perspectives 1996; 104(3): 298-305

Soto AM, Lin T-M, Justicia H, Silvia RM, Sonnenschein C: An “in culture” bioassay to assess the estrogenicity of xenobiotics, Chemically induced alterations in sexual development: the wildlife/human connection. Edited by Colborn T, Clement C. Princeton, Princeton Scientific Publishing, 1992, pp 295-309

Soto AM, Justicia H, Wray JW, Sonnenschein C: p-Nonyl-phenol: an estrogenic xenobiotic released from “modified” polystyrene. Environmental Health Perspectives 1991; 92: 167-73



Paulose T, Speroni L, Sonnenschein C, Soto AM: Estrogens in the wrong place at the wrong time: fetal BPA exposure and mammary cancer. Reproductive Toxicology 2014;  doi: 10.1016/j.reprotox.2014.09.012.  [Epub ahead of print]

Barnes C, Speroni L, Quinn K, Montevil M, Saetzler K, Bode-Animashaun G, McKerr G, Georgakoudi I, Downes S, Sonnenschein C, Howard CV, Soto AM: From single cells to tissues: interactions between the matrix and human breast cells in real time. PLoS ONE 2014; 9: e93325

Dhimolea E, Wadia PR, Murray TJ, Settles ML, Treitman JD, Sonnenschein C, Shioda T, Soto AM: Prenatal exposure to BPA alters the epigenome of the rat mammary gland and increases the propensity to neoplastic development. PLoS ONE 2014; 9(7): e99800

Sonnenschein C, Soto AM, Rangarajan A, Kulkarni P: Competing views on cancer. Journal of Biosciences 2014; 39: 1-22

Soto AM, Sonnenschein C: One hundred years of somatic mutation theory of carcinogenesis: is it time to switch? BioEssays 2014; 36: 118-20

Speroni L, Whitt GS, Xylas J, Quinn KP, Jondeau-Cabaton A, Georgakoudi I, Sonnenschein C, Soto AM: Hormonal regulation of epithelial organization in a 3D breast tissue culture model. Tissue Engineering Part C Methods 2014; 20: 42-51

Acevedo N, Davis B, Schaeberle CM, Sonnenschein C, Soto AM: Perinatally administered Bisphenol A as a potential mammary gland carcinogen in rats. Environ Health Perspect 2013; 121: 1040-6

Bergman A, Andersson AM, Becher G, van den Berg M, Blumberg B, Bjerregaard P, Bornehag CG, Bornman R, Brandt I, Brian JV, Casey SC, Fowler PA, Frouin H, Giudice LC, Iguchi T, Hass U, Jobling S, Juul A, Kidd KA, Kortenkamp A, Lind M, Martin OV, Muir D, Ochieng R, Olea N, Norrgren L, Ropstad E, Ross PS, Rudén C, Scheringer M, Skakkebaek NE, Söder O, Sonnenschein C, Soto AM, Swan S, Toppari J, Tyler CR, Vandenberg LN, Vinggaard AM, Wiberg K, Zoeller RT: Science and policy on endocrine disrupters must not be mixed: a reply to a “common sense” intervention by toxicology journal editors. Environmental Health 2013; 12: 69-72

Cabaton NJ, Canlet C, Wadia PR, Tremblay-Franco M, Gautier R, Molina J, Sonnenschein C, Cravedi J-P, Rubin BS, Soto AM, Zalko D: Effects of low doses of bisphenol A on the metabolome of perinatally exposed CD-1 mice. Environmental Health Perspectives 2013; 121: 586-93

Sonnenschein C, Soto AM: The aging of the 2000 and 2011 hallmarks of cancer reviews: a critique. Journal of Biosciences 2013; 38: 651-63

Soto AM, Sonnenschein C: Paradoxes in carcinogenesis: there is light at the end of that tunnel! Disruptive Science and Technology 2013; 1: 154-6

Soto AM, Brisken C, Schaeberle CM, Sonnenschein C: Does cancer start in the womb? Altered mammary gland development and predisposition to breast cancer due to in utero exposure to endocrine disruptors. Journal of Mammary Gland Biology and Neoplasia 2013; 18: 199-208

Vandenberg LN, Colborn T, Hayes TB, Heindel JJ, Jacobs DR, Jr., Lee D-H, Myers JP, Shioda T, Soto AM, vom Saal FS, Welshons WV, Zoeller RT: Regulatory decisions on endocrine disrupting chemicals should be based on the principles of endocrinology. Reprod.Toxicol. 2013; 38: 1-15

Vandenberg LN, Ehrlich S, Belcher SM, Ben-Jonathan N, Dolinoy DC, Hugo ER, Hunt PA, Newbold RR, Rubin BS, Saili KS, Soto AM, Wang HS, vom Saal FS: Low dose effects of Bisphenol A: an integrated review of in vitro, laboratory animal and epidemiology studies. Endocrine Disruptors 2013; 1: e25078

Vandenberg LN, Schaeberle CM, Rubin BS, Sonnenschein C, Soto AM: The male mammary gland: a target for the xenoestrogen bisphenol A. Reproductive Toxicology 2013; 37: 15-23

Wadia PR, Cabaton NJ, Borrero MD, Rubin BS, Sonnenschein C, Shioda T, Soto AM: Low-dose BPA exposure alters the mesenchymal and epithelial transcriptomes of the mouse fetal mammary gland. PLoS One. 2013; 8: e63902


Book Chapters:

Sonnenschein C, Soto AM: Cancer genes: the vestigial remains of a fallen theory, Genetic Explanations, Sense and Nonsense. Edited by Krimsky S, Gruber J. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press, 2013, pp 81-93

Sonnenschein C, Lee D, Nguyen J, Soto AM: Unanticipated trends stemming from the history of cell culture: Vitalism in 2012?, Vitalism and the Scientific Image in Post-Enlightenment Life Science, 1800-2010 . Edited by Normandin S, Wolfe C. Springer, 2013, pp 293-310


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