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Environment, Health and Safety Research

Cellular and molecular responses to oxidative stress

Project Information

Principal InvestigatorVicki Stone
InstitutionNapier University
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Relevance to ImplicationsHigh
Class of NanomaterialEngineered Nanomaterials
Impact SectorHuman Health
Broad Research Categories Hazard
Risk Assessment
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Funding Information

Anticipated Total Funding$302,469.00
Annual Funding$75,617.25
Funding SourceColt Foundation
Funding MechanismExtramural
Funding SectorOther
Start Year2002
Anticipated End Year2006


Investigation of the mechanism by which oxidants including PM10 and nanoparticles, activate epithelial cells and macrophages leading to inflammation.