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Environment, Health and Safety Research

Engineered Nanoparticles and Development of Airway Allergy

Project Information

Principal InvestigatorThor Larsen
InstitutionThe National Research Centre for the Working Environment – Denmark
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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$384,232.00
Annual Funding$128,077.33
Funding SourceThe National Research Centre for the Working Environment
Funding Mechanism
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Start Year2006
Anticipated End Year2009


To study effects of nanoparticles on the airway with respect to inflammation and allergy-promoting effect. Perform structure-activity studies on the proinflammatory effect of nanoparticles.