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Environment, Health and Safety Research

Inflammatory and genotoxic effects of engineered nanoparticles

Project Information

Principal InvestigatorKai Savolainen
InstitutionFIOSH (Finnish Institute of Occupational Health).
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Relevance to ImplicationsHigh
Class of NanomaterialEngineered Nanomaterials
Impact SectorHuman Health
Broad Research Categories Hazard
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Funding Information

Anticipated Total Funding$414,970.00
Annual Funding$207,485.00
Funding SourceFinnish Work Environment Fund, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health
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Start Year2005
Anticipated End Year2007


To assess exposure to selected SNP and to explore genotoxic and pulmonary inflammatory effects of SNP in experimental animals and cells