To view the poster abstracts from IPXII, click on links below.

The acute pulmonary and prothrombotic effects of cerium oxide nanoparticles following intratracheal instillation in mice. Abderrahim Nemmar, United Arab Emirates University, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Physiology, Al-Ain, UAE

Prevalence of Asbestos-Related Disease Among Workers in Sri Lanka. Arthur Frank, Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA

Erionite – a new world of mystery. Martin Harper, Zefon International, Inc., Ocala, FL, USA

Investigation of the toxicity of ingested copper oxide nanomaterials (CuO NM) to the intestine in vitro. Victor C. Ude, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Comparing the Basal-level Inflammatory Gene and Protein Expressions of Three Normal and Three Cancer-Derived Lung Cell Lines. Henry Lujan, Baylor University, Waco, USA

Differential Mutagenicity and Lung Toxicity of Smoldering Versus Flaming Emissions from a Variety of Biomass Fuels. Ian Gilmour, US EPA, Durham, USA

Investigating Traffic-Related Diesel Particulate Matter Exposure on the Basal Gene and Protein Expressions in Normal and Asthma-Derived Epithelial Lung Cells. Brendan Camp, Baylor University, Waco, USA

Fate and impacts of brake wear nanoparticles on airway epithelial cells. Chloé Puisney, Unité BFA, Laboratoire RMCX, CNRS UMR 8251, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris Diderot University, Paris, France

Methods to assess diesel engine emission (DEEE) exposure. Peter E J Baldwin, HSE, Harpur Hill, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 9JN, United Kingdom

Comparative pulmonary toxicity of an inhaled titanium dioxide nanostructured aerosol in young adults and elderly rats. Laurent Gaté, Institut National de Recherche et de Sécurité, Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France

In vitro mechanistic toxicology assessment of the inhalation hazard and genotoxic potential of few-layer graphene. Michael Burgum, In Vitro Toxicology Group, Institute of Life Sciences, Swansea University Medical School, Swansea, United Kingdom

An in vitro investigation of polymer nanomedicine safety using macrophage. Leagh Powell, Heriot Watt University, edinburgh, United Kingdom

Assessment of the cummulative exposure to asbestos required to cause asbestosis or double lung cancer risk. Robin Howie, Robin Howie Associates, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Microorganisms and their components present in ambient Air in relation to innate immune cells.  Dingyu Liu, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Bilthoven, Netherlands

Physical properties, inhalation and deposition of e-cigarette aerosols. John McAughey, British American Tobacco, Southampton, United Kingdom

E-cigarette Aerosol Physical and Chemical Characterisation. John McAughey, British American Tobacco, Southampton, United Kingdom

Long-fibre Carbon Nanotubes induce Pleural Mesothelioma via silencing and/or loss of key Tumour Suppressor Genes. Marion MacFarlane, Medical Research Council Toxicology Unit, Leicester, United Kingdom

Inhalation toxicity of 5 – 10 nm cerium dioxide nanoparticles. Sarah Robertson, Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards, Public Health England, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Free radical generation and atherosclerotic effects of redox modified cobalt oxide nanoparticles. Mark Miller, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The role of IL-1 in silica nanoparticle-induced pro-inflammatory responses in human lung epithelial cells. Magne Refsnes, Norwegian Institute of Publc Health, Oslo, Norway

Biologic potency of diesel exhaust derived organic extracts, evaluated by calcium measurements. Bendik Brinchmann, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway

Intrinsic and cell-based oxidative properties of nanomaterials and associated oxidative stress responses determined by multiple assays. Bryan Hellack, Institute of Energy and Environmental Technology (IUTA) e.V., Duisburg, Germany

The analysis of the environment, health and safety publications (OECD) and the reflections on the risk assessment of future damages. Wilson Engelmann, University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos – UNISINOS, São Leopoldo, Brazil

A comparison of the toxicity of nanomaterials to the HL60 neutrophil-like cell line and primary human neutrophils in vitro. Rachel Verdon, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The effect of aluminium and sodium impurities on the in vitro toxicity of cristobalite: implications for silica regulations. Claire Nattrass, Institute of Hazard, Risk & Resilience, Department of Earth Sciences, Durham University, Durham, United Kingdom

Composition, Respirable Fraction and Dissolution Rate of 24 Stone Wool MMVF with their Binder. Wendel Wohlleben, BASF SE, Dept. Material Physics and Analytics and Dept. of Aerosol Technology, Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany

Lowering aspect ratio to control the biological effects of TiO2 nanofibres (NF). Massimiliano G. Bianchi, Dept. of Medicine and Surgery, University of Parma, Parma, Italy

Preliminary validation study of a 3D in vitro inhalation model, using cytokine and gene expression responses of copper oxide nanoparticles. Ingeborg M. Kooter, TNO, Zeist, the Netherlands