Accession Number : ADA327474

Title :   Inhalation Toxicology Research Institute Annual Report 1995-1996.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. 1 Oct 95-30 Sep 96.

Corporate Author : LOVELACE BIOMEDICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH INST ALBUQUERQUE NM INHALATION TOXICOLOGY RESEARCH INST

Personal Author(s) : Mauderly, Joe L. ; Bice, David E. ; Hahn, Fletcher F. ; Henderson, Rogene F. ; Hoover, Mark D.

PDF Url : ADA327474

Report Date : DEC 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 184

Abstract : The Inhalation Toxicology Research Institute (ITRI) is a Government-owned facility leased and operated by the Lovelace Biomedical and Environmental Research Institute (LBERI) as a private, nonprofit research and testing laboratory. LBERI is an operating subsidiary of the Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute. Through September 30, 1996, ITRI was a Federally Funded Research and Development Center operated by Lovelace for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as a 'Single Program Laboratory' within the DOE Office of Health and Environmental Research, Office of Energy Research. Work for DOE continues in the privatized ITRI facility under a Cooperative Agreement. At the time of publication, approximately 70% of the Institute's research is funded by DOE, and the remainder is funded by a variety of Federal agency, trade association, individual industry, and university customers. The principal mission of ITRI is to conduct basic and applied research to improve our understanding of the nature and magnitude of the human health impacts of inhaling airborne materials in the home, workplace, and general environment. Institute research programs have a strong basic science orientation with emphasis on the nature and behavior of airborne materials, the fundamental biology of the respiratory tract, the fate of inhaled materials and the mechanisms by which they cause disease, and the means by which data produced in the laboratory can be used to estimate risks to human health.

Descriptors :   *RESPIRATORY SYSTEM, *RESEARCH MANAGEMENT, *MEDICAL RESEARCH, *TOXICOLOGY, *INHALATION, INDUSTRIES, UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, ENVIRONMENTS, IMPACT, EDUCATION, BIOLOGY, HUMANS, HEALTH, AIRBORNE, ENERGY, ORIENTATION(DIRECTION), TOXIC AGENTS, BIOMEDICINE, MORBIDITY.

Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology
      Toxicology

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