To study urinary markers of oxidative stress in rural users of cook stoves.
University of California at San Francisco (w/Lisa Thompson)
To determine whether the use of different cooking technologies alters the level of markers of oxidation stress and the DNA damage in the people living in homes with different cooking technologies.
Department of Medicine at Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University, Sandford School of Public Policy at Duke University, The Energy and Resources Institute, Nexleaf, Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California in San Diego, United States Environmental Protection Agency, & Research Triangle Institute International
Problem-Focused Interdisciplinary Research Scholarship Team (PFIRST): Duke University Provost Fund
Jessica Lewis (PhD Candidate)
Madre de Dios, Peru
To study effects of mercury exposure and other environmental stressors on human health.
Duke Global Health Institute, Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University, Madre de Dios Ministry of Health (DIRESA), Ministry of Environment (MINAM), & Centro Nacional de Salud Ocupacional y Proteccíon del Ambiente Para la Salud (CENSOPAS)
Hunt Oil Company