Session: Innovative Topics: Biomonitoring and Toxicogenomics, finding the link between genes, the environment, and disease
3344.0: Monday, November 17, 2003: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Innovative Topics: Biomonitoring and Toxicogenomics, finding the link between genes, the environment, and disease
This session describes the emerging research areas of biomonitoring and toxicogenomics. After giving an overview of both of these disciplines sucesses and challenges in the implementation of these research areas will be described. Links between chemical exposures and two genetically mediated diseases, Parkinson's disease and Autism, will provide examples of the types of research being done in these two emerging disciplines.
Learning Objectives: At the end of this session participants will be able to: 1) Recognize the importance of biomonitoring in the evaluation of environmental exposures and potential health outcomes. 2) Describe the social and ethical implications of toxicogenomic research as well as the efforts to engage diverse segments of U.S. society in shaping the research agenda of the scientific community 3) Describe current research connecting chemical exposures to incidence, morbidity and mortality associated with Parkinson's disease and Autism
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Organizer(s):Kevin Delaney, MPH
Stefanie DeOLLoqui, MS
Moderator(s):Kevin Delaney, MPH
4:30 PMA Methodology for a Public Health Biomonitoring Program
Robin B. DeHate, MPH, Kelly S. Waggoner, MPH, Paul C. Grivas, MPH, Sola Oluwole, MD, Raymond D. Harbison, PhD
4:45 PMEnvironmental exposures and genetics: What puts people at risk?
Linda McCauley, PhD, Gary Rischitelli, MD, MPH, JD, Frederick Berman, DVM, PhD, Peter Spencer, PhD, FRCPath
5:00 PMCDC's biomonitoring program
Richard J. Jackson, MD, PhD
5:15 PMRisks and Promise of Toxicogenomic Research for Workplace Safety: The Role of Labor in Shaping a Future Research and Policy Agenda
Marc Weinstein, PhD, Steven Hecker, MSPH, Marcus Widenor, MA
5:30 PMParkinson's disease and the voice of community in promoting prevention and cure
Joan Samuelson
5:45 PMGenetic and environmental factors in the etiology of autism
Issac Pessah, PhD
Organized by:Environment
Endorsed by:Epidemiology; Vietnam Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Environmental Health, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA