This site shows the work and musings of a toxicologist, studying environmental exposure and its effect on human health. The sidebar on the left will help you navigate through posts, and at the end of this page, you can find links to recent publications and ways to connect on social media.

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Kalia, Vrinda, Frederica Perera, and Deliang Tang. “Environmental Pollutants and Neurodevelopment: Review of Benefits From Closure of a Coal-Burning Power Plant in Tongliang, China.” Global pediatric health 4 (2017): 2333794X17721609. 10.1177/2333794X17721609

Cole, Toby B., Jacki Coburn, Khoi Dao, Pam Roqué, Yu-Chi Chang, Vrinda Kalia, Tomas R. Guilarte, Jennifer Dziedzic, and Lucio G. Costa. “Sex and genetic differences in the effects of acute diesel exhaust exposure on inflammation and oxidative stress in mouse brain.” Toxicology 374 (2016): 1-9.

Lee, Joan, Vrinda Kalia, Frederica Perera, Julie Herbstman, Tingyu Li, Jisheng Nie, L. R. Qu, Jie Yu, and Deliang Tang. “Prenatal airborne polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposure, LINE1 methylation and child development in a Chinese cohort.” Environment International (2016).