Etiology of obesity associated disorders, Atherosclerosis and insulin resistance, Macrophage biology and inflammation, Atherosclerosis progression, Cardiovascular disease, Lipid and glucose metabolism, Diet-environment interaction and health outcomes, Socio-economic status diet-related health outcomes and obesity, and the effect of diet composition on lipids
Children's Environmental Health. Behavioral Toxicology/Teratology.
Environmental Health. Climate Change & Population Health Impacts. Public Health Mitigation and Adaptation Interventions. Occupational health and Safety: Cannabis Industry. Practice & Community-based Participatory Research.
Reduced exposure to infectious diseases. Improved tuberculosis case finding and transmission control. Improved detection of pathogens in food and water. Improved understanding of infectious disease exposure and epidemiology.
Exposure assessment methodologies utilizing direct reading instrumentation and video exposure monitoring.
Hazards in industry. Applied industrial hygiene. Exposure sciences.
Neurotoxicology. Molecular mechanisms of neurotoxicity. Biochemical markers of neurotoxicity. Children's health. Food additives and contaminants. Genetic susceptibility. In vitro toxicology. Pesticides and children. Neurotoxicity of diesel exhaust. Paraoxonase 1 and paraoxonase 2. Metals and oxidative stress. Gender-differences in oxidative stress and neurotoxicity. Air pollution and autism related disorders. Neurotoxicity of air pollution. Air pollution and neurodegenerative diseases.
1) How developmental exposure to environmental chemicals reprograms the epigenetic memory and the nuclear receptor-signaling to modulate drug metabolism and transport during and beyond childhood; and 2) how the gut microbiome modulates the ontogeny of genes that are involved in drug metabolism and obesity, and how the developmental reprogramming of gut microbiome by probiotics and antibiotics modulate pediatric pharmacology and childhood obesity.
Toxicogenomics. Toxicoepigenomics. General principles and mechanisms of toxicology. Molecular toxicology. Hepatotoxicology.
Biochemical toxicology. Aflatoxin carcinogenesis. Glutathione-mediated biotransformation of toxic chemicals. Genetic susceptibility to environmental carcinogens. 'Gene-environment' interactions.
KEYWORDS: Bioactivation/Carcinogenesis, bioinformatics, Drug metabolism, Ethics, Legal, and Social Issues (ELSI), Food additives & contaminants; Genetic susceptibility to toxins; In vitro toxicology; Toxicogenomics
Health risks of and responses to global change particularly climate change.
Public health emergency preparedness. Health impacts of disaster. Community resilience. Public health policy. Healthcare emergency preparedness. Public health practice.