Special Issue "Nanotoxicology and Nanosafety"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 January 2018)
Prof. Ivo Iavicoli
Department of Public Health, University of Naples Federico II, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
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Interests: occupational medicine; public health; nanosafety; active aging; occupational toxicology; industrial health; biological monitoring; occupational risk assessment; occupational diseases; occupational carcinogens
This is to inform you of an opportunity to be part of a Special Issue of this journal, to advance the understanding of the human health effects of nanomaterials. Nanomaterials are widely used in commerce, science, and medicine and a large numbers of workers make and handle them, and are exposed to them. The knowledge of the adverse health effects of these nanomaterials is very limited. In this Special Issue, we hope to bring together significant research that advances the knowledge base on adverse effects of nanomaterials. Of particular interest will be papers that describe studies where exposure levels are similar to what workers are exposed to. In vitro and In vivo and human studies, as well as, mechanistic studies that contribute to the understanding of worker health effects are welcome. Additionally, papers that describe biomonitoring, risk assessments, bases for occupational exposure limit (OEL) development and evidence-based risk management are also being sought. This Special Issue will focus on the publication of original manuscripts and critical reviews to advance the understanding of the possible health effects of nanomaterials and the means to protect workers exposed to them.
Prof. Ivo Iavicoli
Dr. Paul A. Schulte
Manuscript Submission Information
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- adverse effects of nanomaterials on respiratory system
- adverse effects of nanomaterials on cardiovascular system
- adverse effects of nanomaterials on dermal system
- adverse effects of nanomaterials on endocrine system
- adverse effects of nanomaterials on gastrointestinal system
- adverse effects of nanomaterials on immune system
- adverse effects of nanomaterials on nervous system
- adverse effects of nanomaterials on renal system
- biological monitoring of engineered nanomaterials
- environmental monitoring of engineered nanomaterials
- molecular and cellular mechanisms of nanomaterial toxic action
- nanomaterial biomarkers of exposure, susceptibility and effect
- nanomaterial dosimetry and particokinetics
- nanomaterial toxicodynamics
- nanomaterial toxicokinetics
- occupational exposure limits of engineered nanomaterials
- oxidative stress
- risk assessment of engineered nanomaterials
- risk management of engineered nanomaterials