E-cigarettes and vaping

Guest: Dr. Ilona Jaspers, Professor, Departments of Environmental Science and Engineering; Pediatrics, Microbiology and Immunology; Director, Curriculum in Toxicology; Deputy Director, Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma and Lung Biology, UNC-Chapel Hill
Topics: Vaping and E-cigarettes health effects research, cinnamaldehyde (e-cigarette flavoring additive), translational studies related to air pollution health effects, cigarette smoking, nicotine addiction, burn pit smoke exposure study

 

Dr. Ilona Jaspers

 

Video: “Why underestimating the health effects of vaping is a bad idea”

The Jaspers Lab

NY Times: “Cinnamon may be safe in foods, but is it safe in e-cigarettes?”

UNC School of Medicine researchers receive $9.96 million U.S. DoD grant (burn pits study)

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo July 17, 2019

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Particulate Matter & Air Pollution

Guest: Dr. Michael Bergin, Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Energy, Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University
Topics: Air pollution and human health, particulate matter, global assessment of climate and air pollution, Michael’s research travels to China, India, Nepal, Greenland, and Bolivia

 

Dr. Michael Bergin

 

The Bergin Group

Duke Environmental Field Methods Facebook page

DukEngineer article about Mike’s work and student mentorship

Article about work in Bolivia by Mike’s group

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo May 3, 2017