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Harvard Particle Center

Harvard University

The fundamental objective of this Center is to understand how specific PM characteristics and sources impact inflammation, autonomic responses, and vascular dysfunction.

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Harvard Particle Center

Center Research Projects:

R827353C001 - Assessing Human Exposures to Particulate and Gaseous Air Pollutants

R827353C002 - Quantifying Exposure Error and its Effect on Epidemiological Studies

R827353C003 - St. Louis Bus, Steubenville and Atlanta Studies

R827353C004 - Examining Conditions That Predispose Towards Acute Adverse Effects of Particulate Exposures

R827353C005 - Assessing Life-Shortening Associated with Exposure to Particulate Matter

R827353C006 - Investigating Chronic Effects of Exposure to Particulate Matter

R827353C007 - Determining the Effects of Particle Characteristics on Respiratory Health of Children

R827353C008 - Differentiating the Roles of Particle Size, Particle Composition, and Gaseous Co-Pollutants on Cardiac Ischemia

R827353C009 - Assessing Deposition of Ambient Particles in the Lung

R827353C010 - Relating Changes in Blood Viscosity, Other Clotting Parameters, Heart Rate, and Heart Rate Variability to Particulate and Criteria Gas Exposures

R827353C011 - Studies of Oxidant Mechanisms

R827353C012 - Modeling Relationships Between Mobile Source Particle Emissions and Population Exposures

R827353C013 - Toxicological Evaluation of Realistic Emissions of Source Aerosols (TERESA) Study

R827353C014 - Identifying the Physical and Chemical Properties of Particulate Matter Responsible for the Observed Adverse Health Effects

R827353C015 - Research Coordination Core

R827353C016 - Analytical and Facilities Core

R827353C017 - Technology Development and Transfer Core

R832416C001 - Cardiovascular Responses in the Normative Aging Study: Exploring the Pathways of Particle Toxicity

R832416C002 - Cardiovascular Toxicity of Concentrated Ambient Fine, Ultrafine and Coarse Particles in Controlled Human Exposures

R832416C003 - Assessing Toxicity of Local and Transported Particles Using Animal Models Exposed to CAPs

R832416C004 - Cardiovascular Effects of Mobile Source Exposures: Effects of Particles and Gaseous Co-pollutants

R832416C005 - Toxicological Evaluation of Realistic Emission Source Aerosol (TERESA): Investigation of Vehicular Emissions