Research Centers
Rochester PM Center

University of Rochester

Researchers will investigate the mechanisms by which fine and ultrafine particles from specific sources cause adverse cardiovascular effects, particularly in susceptible groups such as diabetics and those with cardiovascular disease.

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Main Center Abstract and Reports:

Ultrafine Particles: Characterization, Health Effects and Pathophysiological Mechanisms
Rochester PM Center: Source-Specific Health Effects of Ultrafine/Fine Particles

Center Research Projects:

R832415C001 - Characterization and Source Apportionment

R832415C002 - Epidemiological Studies on Extra Pulmonary Effects of Fresh and Aged Urban Aerosols from Different Sources

R832415C003 - Human Clinical Studies of Concentrated Ambient Ultrafine and Fine Particles

R832415C004 - Animal models: Cardiovascular Disease, CNS Injury and Ultrafine Particle Biokinetics

R832415C005 - Ultrafine Particle Cell Interactions In Vitro: Molecular Mechanisms Leading To Altered Gene Expression in Relation to Particle Composition