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PS2.1 - Heavy metals poster session - General
Thursday 27 August 2009, 12:00 - 13:00
O'Reilly Hall
PS2.1.1 Environmental lead exposure and mortality in Taiwan: implementation of petrol-lead phase-out program from 1981 to 2006
Wei-Te Wu*1, Trong-Neng Wu1,2
1National Yang Ming University, Taiwan, 2China Medical University and Hospital, Taiwan
PS2.1.2 Mercury - an important contaminant and its existence in milk and blackcurrant in the Slovak Republic
Tatiana Kimakova*1, Kamila Bernasovska1, Janka Poracova2, Tatiana Kimakova3
1University of P. J. Šafarik, Slovakia, 2Prešov University, Slovakia, 3University of Veterinary medicine – Pharmacy, Slovakia
PS2.1.3 The importance of mercury speciation in the association of mercury exposure during pregnancy with elevated maternal blood pressure
Ellen M Wells*1, Carl P Verdon2, Jeff Jarrett2, Kathleen L Caldwell2, Frank Witter3, Ana Navas-Acien1, Lynn R Goldman1
1Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, United States, 2Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States, 3Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, United States
PS2.1.4 DETERMINANTS OF BLOOD CADMIUM, LEAD, ARSENIC, URANIUM, MERCURY AND MOLYBDENUM LEVELS AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN IN CRETE, GREECE
Constantine Vardavas*1, Evridiki Patelarou1, Leda Chatzi1, Martine Vrijheid2, Anthony Koutis1, Eleni Fthenou1, Margaretha Grander3, Brita Palm3, Manolis Kogevinas1,2, Marie Vahter3
1Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Greece, 2Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL),Municipal Institute of Medical Research (IMIM),Epidemiologia y Salud Pùblica (CIBERESP), Spain, 3Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
PS2.1.5 Maternal and umbilical cord blood levels of arsenic, cadmium, manganese, and lead in rural Bangladesh
Molly Kile*1, Robert Wright1, Chitra Amarasiriwardena1, Quazi Quamruzzaman2, Mahmuder Rahman2, Golam Mahiuddin2, David Christiani1
1Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 2Dhaka Community Hospital, Bangladesh
PS2.1.6 Exposure to Thimerosal in tetanus-diphtheria vaccine during pregnancy and neurodevelopment at six months of breastfed babies
Rejane Marques1, José Dórea*2, José Bernardi2
1Fundação Universidade Federal de Rondônia, Brazil, 2Universidade de Brasília, Brazil
PS2.1.7 Content of toxic elements in the blood of children from ecologically hazardous regions in Bulgaria
Tanya Turnovska*1, Todorka Tzvetkova2, Georgi Tarnovski3
1Medical University, Dep. of Hygiene, Ecology and Epidemiology, Bulgaria, 2Medical University, Central Clinical Laboratory, Bulgaria, 3Medical University, Central Clinical Laboratory, Bulgaria
PS2.1.8 Prevalence of Blood Lead Level in Children Living in a Community Exposed by Lead Glazed Ceramics in Michoacan, Mexico.
Alejandro Molina-Garcia*, Gerardo Mendoza-Ramirez, Virgilio Perez-Negron, Laura Huanosto-Gutierrez, Josefina Martinez-Ponce, Victor Rene Andrade-Chavez, Roman Armando Luna-Escalante
Ministry of Health at Michoacan, Mexico
PS2.1.9 The Effects of Lead Exposure on the Activities of δ-Aminolevulinic Acid Dehydratase (ALAD) with the Modification of the Relative Genotypes
Chia-Chen Hsieh*, Te-Yu Liu, Yu-Wen Chiu, Hung-Yi Chuang
Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan
PS2.1.10 The Effects of Blood Lead and HFE Polymorphism on Serum Iron and RBC Mean Corpuscular Volume among Lead Workers in Taiwan
Chien-Juan Chen*, Yu-Wen Chiu, Tin-Yi Lin, Hung-Yi Chuang
Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan
PS2.1.11 Co-exposure of arsenic and iron causes hepatic injury: a tale of two hits
Victor Raj Mohan Chandrasekaran1, Dur-Zong Hsu1, Se-Ping Chien2, Ming-Yie Liu*1
1National Cheng Kung University Medical College, Taiwan, 2Tainan University of Technology, Taiwan
PS2.1.12 Remediation of arsenic-contaminated sites in Sweden - few avoided cancer cases
Lars Barregard*1, Johanna Forslund Kullander2, Eva Samakovlis2, Marie Vredin Johansson2
1Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 2Environmental Economics, National Institute of Economic Research, Sweden
PS2.1.13 Speciation analysis of arsenic compounds in healthy human urine by HPLC-ICP-MS for the evaluation of the occupational inorganic arsenic exposure
Yoshihiro Suzuki*1, Yasuyo Shimoda2, Yoko Endo1, Akihisa Hata3, Kenzo Yamanaka2, Ginji Endo3
1Research Center for Occupational Poisoning, Tokyo Rosai Hospital, Japan Labour Health and Welfare Organization, Japan, 2Research Unit of Environmental Toxicology and Carcinogenesis, Nihon University College of Pharmacy, Japan, 3Department of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka City University, Japan
PS2.1.14 Cumulative internal dose of uranium in workers close to phosphogypsum waste piles
Juan Alguacil*1,3, Rocío Capelo1, Tamara García1, Carmen Manzano2, Judith Anglada1, Maria Teresa Gomez1, Macarena Gonzalez1, Jesus de la Rosa1, Amara Garcia1, Macarena Prieto1, Jose Luis Gomez-Ariza1
1Universidad de Huelva, Spain, 2Hospital Juan Ramon Jimenez, Spain, 3CIBERESP, Spain
PS2.1.15 Reduced atmospheric manganese in Montreal following removal of Methylcyclopentadienyl Manganese Tricarbonyl (MMT)
Alexandre Joly*1, Jean Lambert2, Claude Gagnon3, Kristof Szyncel1, Greg Kennedy4, Donna Mergler5, Joseph Zayed1
1Department of Occupational and environmental health, Université de Montréal, Canada, 2Department of Social and preventive medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, Canada, 3Montreal Urban Community, Canada, 4Department of Engineering Physics, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada, 5CINBIOSE (Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la biologie, la santé, la société et l’environnement), University of Quebec in Montreal, Canada
PS2.1.16 Influence of folic acid supplementation on genomic DNA methylation: findings from a randomized, placebo-controlled trial in Bangladeshi adults
J Richard Pilsner3, Megan Hall*1, Xinhua Liu4, Vesna Ilievski2, Vesna Slavkovich2, Habibul Ahsan5, Pam Factor-Litvak1, Joseph Graziano2, Mary Gamble2
1Columbia University, Department of Epidemiology, United States, 2Columbia University, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, United States, 3University of Michigan, Department of Epidemiology, United States, 4Columbia University, Department of Biostatistics, United States, 5University of Chicago, Medicine and Human Genetics, United States
PS2.1.17 Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) Analysis of Metallothionein 2A gene in White and Black females
Jane McElroy*, Elizabeth Bryda, Robert Schnabel, Stephanie McKay, Jeremy Taylor
University of Missouri, United States
PS2.1.18 An Integrated Assessment of Heavy Metals at the European Level
Peter Fantke, Alexandra Kuhn*, Rainer Friedrich
IER, Universität Stuttgart, Germany