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Your Environment. Your Health.

Grantees

Oceans and Human Health

Centers for Oceans and Human Health

Project Title Principal Investigator Institution Project Focus Area
Woods Hole Center for Oceans & Human Health John Stegeman, Ph.D. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Climate change, Harmful algal blooms, Marine toxins
Lake Erie Center for the Great Lakes and Human Health George S Bullerjahn, Ph.D. Bowling Green State University Climate change, Harmful algal blooms, Marine toxins
Center for the Assessment and Prediction of the Interactions of Climate Change on Oceans and Human Health Geoffrey Scott, Ph.D. University of South Carolina at Columbia Climate change, Harmful algal blooms, Marine toxins, Microplastics
Greater Caribbean Center for Ciguatera Research Michael Parsons, Ph.D. Florida Gulf Coast University Climate change, Harmful algal blooms, Marine toxins

Oceans, Great Lakes, and Human Health Research Projects

Project Title Principal Investigator Institution Project Focus Area
Incorporating the Microbiome into DR2 Activities to Inform Health Outcomes Joseph Petrosino, Ph.D. Baylor College of Medicine Disaster research
Oil Spill Response Using In Situ Burning: e-Learning for Responder Safety and Effectiveness James O’Brien, Ph.D. D and E Technical, Inc. Chemical pollutants, Disaster research
Impact of El Niño on Environmental Mercury and Human Exposure William Pan, Ph.D. Duke University Chemical pollutants, Climate change, Disaster research
Immunotoxicity in Humans With Lifetime Exposure to Ocean Pollutants Philippe Grandjean, Ph.D. Harvard School of Public Health Chemical pollutants
Gigiigooinaan (Our Fish): A New Advisory to Promote Anishinaabe Health and Wellness Matthew J. Dellinger, Ph.D. Medical College of Wisconsin Chemical pollutants
Time Sensitive Award Mechanism - Using Exposure Science to Identify Populations at Risk in the Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey Marie L. Miranda, Ph.D. Rice University Chemical pollutants, Disaster research
Low-cost Robust Detection of Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons in Aqueous Environments John Cowart, Ph.D. Seacoast Science, Inc. Chemical pollutants
Development of User-friendly Fluorescence Based Assays for Marine Toxins Jennifer McCall, Ph.D. Seatox Research Inc Harmful algal blooms, Marine toxins
Understanding Natural Production of Polybrominated Toxins and Pollutants Vinayak Agarwal, Ph.D. University of California, San Diego Chemical pollutants, Marine toxins
Natural Sources and Microbial Transformation of Marine Halogenated Pollutants Bradley Moore, Ph.D. University of California, San Diego Chemical pollutants, Marine toxins
Molecular Mechanisms of Marine Organohalogen Bioaccumulation and Neurotoxicity Amro Hamdoun, Ph.D. University of California, San Diego Chemical pollutants
Pathogenesis of Life Threatening Box Jellyfish Envenomation and Irukandji Syndrome Angel A. Yanagihara, Ph.D. University of Hawaii at Manoa Marine toxins
Rapid Risk Assessment of Chronic Domoic Acid Exposure in WA Razor Clam Harvesters Lynn Grattan, Ph.D. University of Maryland, Baltimore Harmful algal blooms, Marine toxins
Effects of Climate Change on Prevalence and Environmental NIEHS of Clinically Important Vibrios in the Chesapeake Bay Anwar Huq, Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park Climate change, Harmful algal blooms
Environmental PCB Redistribution and Community Exposure after Hurricane Maria Naresh Kumar, Ph.D. University of Miami School of Medicine Chemical pollutants, Disaster research
Factors Modifying the Toxicity of Methylmercury in a Fish-eating Population Philip Davidson, Ph.D. University of Rochester Chemical pollutants
Developmental Neurotoxicity of Domoic acid in a Nonhuman Primate Model Thomas Burbacher, Ph.D. University of Washington Harmful algal blooms, Marine toxins
Increased Risk of Chronic Disease Due to Domoic Acid Exposure with Age David J. Marcinek, Ph.D. University of Washington Harmful algal blooms, Marine toxins
18th International Conference on Harmful Algae Donald Anderson, Ph.D. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Harmful algal blooms, Marine toxins
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