Leader: The big data approaches developed in this project are expected to directly evaluate the chemical animal toxicity for new compounds from existing public toxicity data. Additionally, the chemical-in vitro-in vivo relationships developed in the modeling process can be used to explain and predict potential toxicity mechanisms. Figure 1. The chemical in vitro-in vivo relationships [read more]
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 [read more]
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.