Nanotechnology Project

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Environment, Health and Safety Research

Nanotube toxicity (PhD studentship University of Edinburgh Medical Faculty )

Project Information

Principal InvestigatorKen Donaldson
InstitutionUniversity of Edinburgh
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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$100,823.00
Annual Funding$33,607.67
Funding SourceUniversity of Edinburgh Medical Faculty
Funding MechanismIntramural
Funding SectorOther
Start Year2005
Anticipated End Year2008


The aim of this project is to examine a panel of nanotubes for their ability to cause oxidative stress and inflammatory gene expression