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Environment, Health and Safety Research

Nanoparticle immunotoxicity using an environmental sentinel as a model

Project Information

Principal Investigator
InstitutionCentre for Ecology and Hydrology
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Relevance to ImplicationsHigh
Class of NanomaterialEngineered Nanomaterials
Impact SectorHuman Health
Broad Research Categories Exposure
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Funding Information

Anticipated Total Funding$78,628.00
Annual Funding$78,628.00
Funding SourceNERC
Funding Mechanism
Funding Sector
Start Year2007
Anticipated End Year2008


To look at how exposure to metals as nanoparticles, as bulk materials and as the dissolved free metal form impacts on the workings of cells of the immune system