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Brown University's eight research projects address theoretical and practical aspects of disease mechanisms and potential biomarkers associated with co-exposures. These projects include four biomedical studies (projects 1-4) and three engineering studies (projects 5-7).
Project 1: Mechanism Of Toxicant-Induced Testicular Sensitization
Led by: Kim Boekelheide, M.D., Ph.D.
Project 2: Toxicity Of Metallic Nanoparticles And Carbon Nanotubes
Led by: Agnes B. Kane, M.D., Ph.D.
Project 3: Genetic Stress and Toxicant-induced Pregnancy Disruption
Led by: Surendra Sharma, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.
Project 4: Biological Dosimetry of Hexavalent Chromium
Led by: Anatoly Zhitkovich, Ph.D.
Project 5: Development of Novel Electrochemical Techniques for Heavy Metals Removal and Remediation
Led by: Joseph M. Calo, Ph.D., P.E.
Project 6: Nanomaterial Design for Environmental Health and Safety
Led by: Robert Hurt, Ph.D.
Project 7: Low Concentration Vapor Exposures in Complex Systems and The Problem of Vapor Intrusion
Led by: Eric M, Suuberg, Sc.D., P.E.