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Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Alison Elder
Research Interest: Toxicology of inhaled ultrafine particles (UFPs) on the lung, cardiovascular and central nervous system


Günter Oberdörster
Research Interest: Biokinetics, Effects and Mechanisms of Inhaled Micro- and Nano- Particles: Dosimetry, Risk Extrapolation and Risk Assessment

Research Staff

David Chalupa
David Chalupa
Technical Associate
Phone: (585) 273-2159
Pamela Wade-Mercer
Pamela Wade-Mercer
Technical Associate
Phone: (585) 275-3821

Graduate Students

Denise Herr
Research Interest: The effects of ultrafine particulates from air pollution on the progression of Alzheimer's Disease.
Katrina Jew
Research Interest: The effects of ultrafine particles from air pollution on the behavioral and pathological progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
Candace Wong
Research Interest: Studying the effects of ambient ultrafine particles on the biodistribution of tracer nanoparticles in an Alzheimer’s disease mouse model.