Subchronic PM2.5 Exposure Study at the NYU PM Center

EPA Grant Number: R827351C012
Subproject: this is subproject number 012 , established and managed by the Center Director under grant R827351
(EPA does not fund or establish subprojects; EPA awards and manages the overall grant for this center).

Center: EPA NYU PM Center: Health Risks of PM Components
Center Director: N/A
Title: Subchronic PM2.5 Exposure Study at the NYU PM Center
Investigators: Lippmann, Morton
Current Investigators: Lippmann, Morton , Chen, Lung Chi
Institution: New York University School of Medicine
EPA Project Officer: Chung, Serena
Project Period: June 1, 1999 through May 31, 2004
RFA: Airborne Particulate Matter (PM) Centers (1999) RFA Text |  Recipients Lists
Research Category: Air Quality and Air Toxics , Particulate Matter , Air

Objective:

The objectives of this research project are to: (1) obtain the relationship between the ambient temperature and relative humidity (RH) with the operational parameters of the Sioutas virtual impactor ambient concentrater; (2) fine-tune the operational parameters of the concentrator; (3) investigate whether the biological responses change with the composition of particulate matter (PM); (4) construct an impactor inlet; and (5) purchase and breed mice needed for the study.

Supplemental Keywords:

particulate matter, PM, relative humidity, RH, concentrator, ambient temperatures, exposure., RFA, Health, Scientific Discipline, PHYSICAL ASPECTS, Air, POLLUTANTS/TOXICS, particulate matter, Chemical Engineering, air toxics, Environmental Chemistry, Health Risk Assessment, Air Pollutants, Epidemiology, Air Pollution Effects, Risk Assessments, Biochemistry, Physical Processes, Biology, Environmental Engineering, ambient air quality, asthma, particulates, criteria air pollutants, health effects, human health effects, exposure and effects, lung, exposure, heart rate variability, pulmonary disease, ambient air, air pollution, human exposure, pulmonary, allergens, aerosol, biological markers, human health, aerosols, dosimetry, respiratory, allergen, airborne urban contaminants

Progress and Final Reports:

  • 1999
  • 2000
  • 2001 Progress Report
  • 2002 Progress Report
  • Final

  • Main Center Abstract and Reports:

    R827351    EPA NYU PM Center: Health Risks of PM Components

    Subprojects under this Center: (EPA does not fund or establish subprojects; EPA awards and manages the overall grant for this center).
    R827351C001 Exposure Characterization Error
    R827351C002 X-ray CT-based Assessment of Variations in Human Airway Geometry: Implications for Evaluation of Particle Deposition and Dose to Different Populations
    R827351C003 Asthma Susceptibility to PM2.5
    R827351C004 Health Effects of Ambient Air PM in Controlled Human Exposures
    R827351C005 Physicochemical Parameters of Combustion Generated Atmospheres as Determinants of PM Toxicity
    R827351C006 Effects of Particle-Associated Irritants on the Cardiovascular System
    R827351C007 Role of PM-Associated Transition Metals in Exacerbating Infectious Pneumoniae in Exposed Rats
    R827351C008 Immunomodulation by PM: Role of Metal Composition and Pulmonary Phagocyte Iron Status
    R827351C009 Health Risks of Particulate Matter Components: Center Service Core
    R827351C010 Lung Hypoxia as Potential Mechanisms for PM-Induced Health Effects
    R827351C011 Urban PM2.5 Surface Chemistry and Interactions with Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid (BALF)
    R827351C012 Subchronic PM2.5 Exposure Study at the NYU PM Center
    R827351C013 Long Term Health Effects of Concentrated Ambient PM2.5
    R827351C014 PM Components and NYC Respiratory and Cardiovascular Morbidity
    R827351C015 Development of a Real-Time Monitoring System for Acidity and Soluble Components in Airborne Particulate Matter
    R827351C016 Automated Real-Time Ambient Fine PM Monitoring System