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OS10.6 - Symposium 15 - Association of pesticide exposure with Parkinson’s disease (PD)
Saturday 29 August 2009 , 09:00 - 10:30
Theatre C007
Chair: Freya Kamel and Marc G Weisskopf
OS10.6.1 Pesticide exposure and Parkinson's disease (PD) in the Agricultural Health Study (AHS)
Freya Kamel*1, Grace Bhudhikanok2, Aaron Blair3, Samuel Goldman2, Jane Hoppin1, Monica Korell2, J William Langston2, Marie Richards4, G Webster Ross5, Dale Sandler1, David Umbach1, Caroline Tanner2
1National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, United States, 2Parkinson's Institute, United States, 3National Cancer Institute, United States, 4Westat Inc, United States, 5Pacific Health Research Institute, United States
OS10.6.2 Professional exposure to pesticides and Parkinson's disease (PD) among French agricultural workers
Alexis Elbaz*1,2, Frédéric Moisan1
1Inserm, U708 (Neuroepidemiology), France, 2Département Santé-Travail, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, France
OS10.6.3 Pesticide exposures from agricultural applications in California and gene-environment interactions in Parkinson's disease
Beate Ritz*, Angelika Manthripragada, Matthew Farrer, Myles Cockburn, Shannon Rhodes, Jeff Bronstein
UCLA, United States
OS10.6.4 A prospective nested case-control study of serum organochlorine pesticides and risk of Parkinson Disease
Marc Weisskopf*1,2, Paul Knekt3, Eilis O'Reilly1, Jukka Lyytinen4, Antti Reunanen3, Francine Laden1,2, Larisa Altshul1, Alberto Ascherio1,2
1Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 2The Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, United States, 3National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland, 4Department of Neurology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland