Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences researchers to present at national meetings
Drs. Yiqun Mo and Rong Wan, Research Associates in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, will be platform presenters at the Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting scheduled March 15-19, 2009 in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Mo will discuss “Activation of Endothelial Cells After Exposure to Ambient Ultrafine Particles: The Role of NADPH Oxidase” on Mar. 18 during the session on Cardiopulmonary Toxicity of Inhaled Particles and Nanoparticles. Dr. Wan will present “Differential Genotoxic Effects of Transition Metal Nanoparticles: The Role of Oxidative Stress” on Mar. 18 in a session on Mechanisms in Nanomaterial Toxicology. Congratulations to Dr. Mo and his collaborators for being selected as the "best abstract by a post-doc" for the Inhalation and Respiratory section of the conference.
The abstract entitled, "Intracellular ATP Delivery Accelerates Skin Wound Healing Through Up-Regulation Cytokines and Vascular Endothelial Growth Factors Expressions," has been accepted for the "Young Investigator Awards" presentation at the Wound Healing Society Annual Meeting on April 27 in Dallas, TX. Authors include Drs. Qunwei Zhang, Yiqun Mo, and Rong Wan in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences and Drs. Jiangpu Wang and Sufan Chien in the School of Medicine Department of Surgery.