Nanotechnology Project

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Environment, Health and Safety Research

Mechanisms of nanoparticle and nanotube-induced pulmonary toxicity

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$355,435.00
Annual Funding$118,478.33
Funding SourceColt Foundation
Funding MechanismExtramural
Funding SectorOther
Start Year2005
Anticipated End Year2008


The aim of this project is to examine a range of common bulk nanoparticle types for their ability to cause oxidative stress and genotoxicity.