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The UCI COEH's mission is to improve occupational and environmental health in the region we serve. The Center extends its services to government, industry, schools, health professionals, and the general public. We strive to improve the region's awareness of occupational and environmental hazards and to prevent injury and disease.

Events

COEH Research Seminar

December 7, 2018, 3:30-5:00 pm
100 Theory Avenue, Room 158

“Dissecting the Effects of Environmental Stressors on Reproduction Across Generations”

Dr. Patrick Allard, Assistant Professor
Institute for Society & Genetics, Institute of the Environment & Sustainability, and Molecular Biology Institute
UCLA

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3rd Workshop for Creating a Southern California Center of Excellence for the Promotion of Healthy Work at UC Irvine

Date: November 9, 2018
Time: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location: UC Irvine Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
100 Theory, Suite 100, Irvine, CA 92617

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COEH Research Seminar

November 2, 2018, 3:30-5:00 pm
100 Theory Avenue, Room 158

“Mechanism of Mn-Induced Repression of Astrocytic Glutamate Transporters”

Dr. Eunsook Lee
Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology
Florida A&M University

COEH Research Seminar

May 4, 2018, 3:30-5:00 pm
100 Theory Avenue, Room 158

“Toxic Entities Probed at the Single Molecule and Nanoscale Level”

Dr. Joonil Seog
US Food and Drug Administration
Office of Device Evaluation
Neurointerventional Devices Branch
Lead Scientific Reviewer & Materials Engineer

News

Air pollution specialist takes sabbatical to embark on coast-to-coast climate action road tour.

Shahir Masri, an assistant specialist from Dr. Jun Wu’s lab, has taken a sabbatical to embark on a climate change advocacy road trip. He and his partner, educator Athina Simolaris, are currently on a coast-to-coast climate action road tour which

Professor Jun Wu comments on the impact of fireworks on local air quality

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-fireworks-air-pollution-20180703-story.html

Publications

Long-term Ambient Temperature and Externalizing Behaviors in Adolescents.

Younan D, Li L, Tuvblad C, Wu J, Lurmann F, Franklin M, Berhane K, McConnell R, Wu A, Baker L, Chen JC. 2018. Long-term Ambient Temperature and Externalizing Behaviors in Adolescents. American Journal of Epidemiology: in press.

Prenatal Exposure to Ambient Pesticides and Adverse Birth Outcomes in Agricultural Regions of California.

Ling C, Liew Z, von Ehrenstein OS, Heck J, Park AS, Cui X, Cockburn M, Wu J, Ritz B. 2018. Prenatal Exposure to Ambient Pesticides and Adverse Birth Outcomes in Agricultural Regions of California. Toxics: 6: 41 doi:10.3390/toxics6030041. Dr. Jun

Physical exercise, built environment and cardiovascular diseases in middle aged and older adults in China.

Jia X, Yu Y, Xia W, Masri S, Sami M, Hu Z, Yu Z, Wu J. 2018. Physical exercise, built environment and cardiovascular diseases in middle aged and older adults in China. Environmental Research 167: 175-183. Dr. Wu’s group surveyed

A link between air pollution and Alzheimer’s disease

Graduate student Jason Kilian and Associate Professor Masashi Kitazawa have published a comprehensive review of epidemiological studies, cell culture studies, and animal studies, elucidating the link between air pollution and cognitive decline/risk for Alzheimer’s disease. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2319417018300805