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Environment, Health and Safety Research

Cardiovascular and Genotoxic Effects of Nanoparticles

Project Information

Principal InvestigatorSteffen Loft and Peter Møller
InstitutionDept. of Environment and Health, Institute of Public Health, Health Science Faculty, University of Copenhagen – Denmark
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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$516,407.00
Annual Funding$172,135.67
Funding SourceUniversity of Copenhagen (DK) and the Research Centre for Environment and Health (Ministry for Interior and Health)
Funding Mechanism
Funding SectorGovernment
Start Year2007
Anticipated End Year2010


To study the mechanism of cardiovascular effects of nanoparticles related to oxidative stress, inflammation, genotoxicity and liver and vascular functions.