Exposure Science News
Neurobehavioral Effects of Exposure to Organophosphates and Pyrethroid Pesticides Among Thai Children
The use of pesticides for crop production has grown rapidly in the developing world and specifically in Thailand during the last decade. As a result, children living on rice farms in Thailand are exposed to higher concentrations of organophosphate (OP) and pyrethroid (PYR) pesticides than Thai children living on shrimp farms or US children from […]
CEED Community Outreach and Engagement Core Director and EOHSI’s own Robert Laumbach is featured in Robert Hennelly’s article published in Salon.com: “The racial justice issue that Americans must stop ignoring: Pollution” for his extensive work on the linkages between disease and environmental contamination. Click here to read the whole article.
Dr. Paul Lioy, EOHSI’s Exposure Science Division Director, joined a delegation of scientists from the United States to visit the University of Brescia, Italy for a research plan on the health effects of pollution. Grounded on the Memorandum of Understanding signed early April this year with Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, […]
A study undertaken by post-doctoral researcher Brian Pavilonis along with EOHSI faculty members Weisel, Buckley and Lioy, was recently published in the journal Risk Analysis. The article, entitled “Bioaccessibility and Risk of Exposure to Metals and SVOCs in Artificial Turf Field Fill Materials and Fibers” appears in the June 2013 issue. Citation: Pavilonis B.T., Weisel […]