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2. Grant to: Mona J. Thiruchelvam, University of RochesterProject Title: Neonatal Pesticide Exposure and Parkinson's Disease
Amir Fakhzadeh, a student at East Brunswick High School, is studying the mechanisms by which toxicants induce brain alterations leading to pathologies such as Parkinson's disease, working with Dr. Mona Thiruchelvam, an assistant professor at the Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Institute at Rutgers University.
CHE-WA Weekly Bulletin
Featured speakers are Deborah Cory-Slechta, PhD, director of The Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute (EOHSI) and chair of the Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine at the UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; and Mona Thiruchelvam, PhD, assistant professor at Rutgers and the Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine at the UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
New Jersey American Parkinsons Disease Association Official Website
Mona Thiruchelvam, PhD is an Assistant Professor of the Environment and Occupational Health Sciences Institute at UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
She will explain the role of the environment in Parkinson's disease.
She will highlight current evidence that implicates the environment in the onset of Parkinson's disease, both risk increasing and risk decreasing factors.
The Michael J. Fox Foundation - Foundation Awards $1.8 Million for Translational Research under 2006
--Mona Thiruchelvam, PhD, of Robert Wood Johnson Medical School will screen non-feminizing estrogen analogs (synthetic or natural chemical compounds that resemble naturally occurring estrogens, but eliminate some potentially adverse side effects) for their ability to protect dopamine neurons in culture.