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The Science Advisory Committee (SAC) Meeting will be held this year on October 13 & 14, 2014 at the Westin Hotel, Detroit Metropolitan Airport, in Detroit, MI.
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Dr. Sanjay Rajagopalan takes new position as the head of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Maryland:
Inhalation of coarse PM from a rural location is associated with a rapid elevation in BP and heart rate during exposure, likely due to the triggering of autonomic imbalance.
The January 2014 issue of
Environmental Health Perspectives
contains three research articles from our Center investigators, as well as an editorial about one of our reported studies:
Air Pollution–Mediated Susceptibility to Inflammation and Insulin Resistance: Influence of CCR2 Pathways in Mice
Cardiovascular Depression in Rats Exposed to Inhaled Particulate Matter and Ozone: Effects of Diet-Induced Metabolic Syndrome
Long-Term Exposure to Concentrated Ambient PM2.5 Increases Mouse Blood Pressure through Abnormal Activation of the Sympathetic Nervous System: A Role for Hypothalamic Inflammation
Toxicity beyond the Lung: Connecting PM2.5, Inflammation, and Diabetes