Jack Pepys Work-related Asthma Workshop, May 14, 2010

The 4th Jack Pepys Work-related Asthma Workshop on Work-related asthma and airway diseases, co-chaired by Dr Susan M Tarlo, University of Toronto and Dr Jean-Luc Malo, Université  de Montréal, was held 14th May 2010 at the University of Toronto at the Munk International Centre. Co-sponsors were t

HAVS Workshop, November 27-28, 2006

CREOD held a workshop in November 2006 to bring together key clinicians and researchers from across the country, to discuss current knowledge of Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome, and to develop recommendations for improved recognition of the syndrome. The workshop was jointly funded by CREOD and the

Lung-Skin Workshop, November 4-5, 2005

Many allergens in the workplace continue to cause both occupational allergic contact dermatitis (OACD) and occupational allergic asthma (OAA).  Often, the same chemical may cause OAA in one worker and OACD in another.  In order to prevent occupational allergic skin or lung disease we need to under

ACHIEVE post-doctoral training program at CRICH now accepting applications

The ACHIEVE Research Partnership is aimed to equip new researchers with the competencies necessary for closing the gap between measuring health inequities and reducing them. Based at the Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto. Learn more at http://www.stmi

Cytotoxic and proinflammatory effects of ambient and source-related particulate matter (PM) in relation to the production of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and cytokine adsorption by particles.

Akhtar US, McWhinney RD, Rastogi N, Abbatt JP, Evans GJ, Scott JA. Inhal Toxicol. 2010 Dec;22 Suppl 2:37-47. ABSTRACT: The composition of airborne particulate matter (PM) varies widely depending on its source, and recent studies have suggested that particle-associated adverse health effects are

Spring 2011 SMH Occupational Medicine Rounds are starting soon!

The first presentation is January 12 2011, 8:00-9:00am with Dr. Paul Demers: “Estimating the Number of Canadians Exposed to Workplace Carcinogens: Challenges & Opportunities”. All Occ Medicine rounds are held in Room 6-002 (Clarice Chalmers Conference Room), 6th Floor Cardinal Car