RESEARCH AREAS

The research areas in the Environmental Toxicology program include:

  • assessment of exposure and health impacts of urban air pollution, particularly carcinogenic compounds such as PAHs, benzene and 1,3-butadiene;
  • study of cellular responses to chronic arsenic exposure in Southern Thailand;
  • study of the effects of vitamin B deficiency on toxicity of benzene;
  • analyses of biomarkers of chemical exposure, biological effects and susceptibility in people exposed in both environmental and occupational settings; and
  • detection of environmental toxicants by dielectrophoresis.