RESEARCH ACTIVITIES AND FUNDING:

 

Summary: I have been the principal or co-principal investigator in over 60 research grants and contracts, exceeding US $21 million (my own portion at USC only).  The total funding level of these grants exceeds US $45 million.  These grants are described below:

Synopsis of our work
USC signature aerosol technologies

 

Current:

 

1.      Peripheral Blood Gene Expression in Subjects with Coronary Artery Disease and Exposure to Particulate Air Pollutant Components and Size Fractions

 

Funding Source: California Air Resources Board (CARB)

Role:  Co-Principal Investigator (with Dr. Ralph Delfino, UC Irvine)

Project period: 08/01/2010-08/31/2014

Total Amount of Award: $ 298,900 (USC’s share $114,822)

Specific Aims:  To conduct a chemical speciation of organic components in indoor and outdoor accumulation mode filters (47 weeks) collected at retirement communities of 60 study subjects in CHAPS. To use the accumulation mode composition data from Task 1 and existing metals data to conduct exposure analysis and source apportionment using chemical mass balance models.  To conduct an epidemiologic analysis of the relation between gene expression and exposure to particle components and source tracers from Tasks 1 and 2.  Gene expression data for 42 genes selected a priori will be available from ongoing NIH, NIEHS-funded work.  This includes genes involved in oxidative stress, antioxidant defense, xenobiotic metabolism, inflammation, coagulation, and endoplasmic reticulum stress

 

2.      Sources, Composition, Variability and Toxicological Characteristics of Ultrafine Particles in Southern California

 

Funding Source: South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD)

Role:  Principal Investigator Project period: 01/01/2011-12/01/2014

Total Amount of Award: $ 498,900

Specific Aims: The objective of this proposal is to provide the much needed and currently unavailable or very limited information on the relationships between UFP sources, spatial and seasonal characteristics, and toxicity in Southern California.  We will identify major primary and secondary sources of UFP in 10 distinct locations of the Los Angeles basin and determine their seasonal variability.  We will determine the associations of these source contributions with the redox potency of these particles.

 

3.      Transcriptomics, Oxidative Stress, and Inflammatory Responses to Air Pollutants in an Elderly Cohort

 

Funding Source: NIEHS/NIH

Role:  Co-Principal Investigator (PI: Dr. Ralph Delfino, UC Irvine)

Project period: 06/01/2011- 06/01/2016

Total Amount of Award: $ 2,500,000 (USC’s share $787,867)

Specific Aims: The objective of this proposal is to provide the much needed and currently unavailable or very limited information on the relationships between UFP sources, spatial and seasonal characteristics, and toxicity in Southern California.  We will identify major primary and secondary sources of UFP in 10 distinct locations of the Los Angeles basin and determine their seasonal variability.  We will determine the associations of these source contributions with the redox potency of these particles.

 

4.      Air Pollution and Vulnerability to Alzheimer-like Neuro-degeneration in Transgenic Models

 

Funding Source: NIH

Role:  Co-Principal Investigator (PI: Dr. Caleb Finch, USC Dept of Gerontology)

Project period: 10/01/2011- 12/01/2014

Total Amount of Award: $ 160,000 (C. Sioutas share only)

 

5.      Genetic and Epigenetic Programming of Allergic Airway Inflammation

 

Funding Source: NIH/NIAID

Role:  Co-Principal Investigator (PI: Dr. Talal Chatila, Harvard Medical School)

Project period: 04/01/2012- 04/01/2017

Total Amount of Award: $ 486,233 (C. Sioutas share only)

 

6.      Development of a Versatile Aerosol Concentration System ( VACES ) for Inhalation Exposure Studies


Funding Source: University of Vienna

Role:  Principal Investigator

Project period: 04/01/2013- 02/01/2014

Total Amount of Award: $ 85,000

 

7.      The relation of cardiovascular health outcomes to the oxidative potential of particulate air pollution

Funding Source: South Coast Air Quality Management District

Role:  Co- Principal Investigator  (PI- Ralph Delfino, UC Irvine)

Project period: 10/01/2013- 12/01/2016

Total Amount of Award: $ 345,000 (C. Sioutas at USC; $112,000)

 

8.      Source Apportionment of PM2.5 in the 8 STN/chemical speciation sites of the state of California

 

Funding Source: Office of Environmental Health h\Hazard Assessment (OEHHA)

Role: Principal Investigator 

Project period: 07/01/2013- 12/01/2016

Total Amount of Award: $ 254,000

 

9.      Evaluation of Ambient Particulate Matter Neurotoxicity Using Primary Human Brain Cells

 

Funding Source: South Coast Air Quality Management District

Role: Co-Principal Investigator  (PI: Dr. Arezoo Campbell, Western University)

Project period: 08 /01/2013- 12/01/2016

Total Amount of Award: $ 575,000 (C. Sioutas at USC; $195,500)

 

10.  Development of a Versatile Aerosol Concentration System ( VACES ) for Inhalation Exposure Studies

 

Funding Source: University of Bern, Switzerland

Role:  Principal Investigator

Project period: 11/01/2013- 12/01/2014

Total Amount of Award: $ 75,000

 

 

Previous Funding:

 

1.      Development of a Mobile Exposure Facility to Conduct Inhalation Exposures to Ambient Particles

 

Funding Source: Air Resources Board, State of California

Role:  Co-Principal Investigator (PI: John Froines. University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health)

Project period: 09/01/99-12/30/05

Total Amount of Award: $2,500,000 (USC School of Engineering share: $746,950)

 

2.      SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AIRBORNE PARTICULATE MATTER CENTER (SCAPMC)

 

Funding Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Role:  Co-Principal Investigator and Director of Exposure Core (Center Director: John Froines. University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health)

Project period: 09/01/99-09/30/05 (6 yr renewal pending)

Total Amount of Award: $ 10,719,360 (USC School of Engineering: $1,535,231)

 

3.      SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SUPERSITE (SCS)

 

Funding Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Role:  Co-Principal Investigator (Principal Investigator: John Froines. University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health)

Project period: 03/01/00-05/31/05

Total Amount of Award: $ 3,699,573 (USC School of Engineering Share: $ 572,140)

 

4.      Development and Evaluation of a Novel Sampling Method to Determine the Phase Partitioning of Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds. 

Funding source: Harvard University (subcontract to USC; Primary Agency; U.S. EPA)

Role:    Principal Investigator

Project period: 10/01/96-1/31/02

Total Amount of Award:  $150,000

 

5.      Experimental Characterization of Aerosol Separators for Capture Effectiveness

 

Funding Source: Johns Hopkins University; Applied Physics Laboratory

Role: Principal Investigator

Project period: 09/01/98-08/31/00 

Total Amount of Award: $78,073      

 

6.      Controlled Laboratory Evaluation of Acute Cardiopulmonary Responses to Concentrated Particulates

 

Funding Source: Health Effects Institute

Role: Co-Principal Investigator (PI: Gong, H.Jr, University of Southern California, School of Medicine)

Project period: 08/01/98-04/30/01

Total Amount of Award:  $ 614,385  

 

7.      Collection, Chemical and Toxicological Characterization of Ambient Coarse, Fine and Ultrafine Particulate Matter

 

Funding Source: Ministry of Housing, Planning and the Environment of the Netherlands

Role: Principal Investigator

Project period: 11/01/98-12/31/99

Total Amount of Award:  $ 89,530    

 

8.      Development and Evaluation of Three Ambient Particle Concentrators for Animal and Human Inhalation Studies

Funding source: Harvard University (subcontract to USC; Primary Agency; Health Effects Institute)

Role:    Principal Investigator

Project period: 07/01/98-06/30/99

Total Amount of Award:  $60,480.00

 

9.      Health Effects of Concentrated Ambient Particles from the Central Valley of California

 

Funding Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Role:  Co-Principal Investigator (Principal Investigator: Kent Pinkerton, University of California, Davis, Institute of Toxicology and Environmental Health)

Project period: 06/01/00-5/31/03

Total Amount of Award: $ 593,071 (USC School of Engineering Share: $198,062)

 

10.  Acute Cardiopulmonary Responses to Oxidant Gases and Ambient Particulate Pollution in Los Angeles residents

Funding Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Role:  Co-Principal Investigator (Principal Investigator: Henry Gong, Jr., University of Southern California, School of Medicine)

Project period: 06/01/00-5/31/03

Total Amount of Award: $ 623,038

 

11.  Development and Evaluation of a Personal Particle Monitor for Size-Dependent Measurement of Mass and Chemical Composition of Individual Exposures to Particulate Matter

Funding Source: Mickey Leland National Air Toxics Research Center

Role: Principal Investigator

Project period: 11/01/00-10/31/02

Total Amount of Award: $297,973.

 

12.  Development and Evaluation of a Coarse Particle Concentrator for Animal Toxicology Studies to Coarse Particulate Matter

Funding Source: Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment, Netherlands

Role: Principal Investigator

Project period: 04/01/00-6/31/01

Total Amount of Award: $107,485

 

13.  Development of a Mobile Inhalation Toxicology Facility to Support Air Pollution Studies in Taiwan”

Funding Source: Environmental Protection Agency of Taiwan

Role: Principal Investigator

Project period: 04/01/00-3/31/01

Total Amount of Award: $ 50,000

 

14.  Relationship between ambient PM and heart rate variability and cardiac arrhythmia in elderly populations in the Los Angeles Basin

Funding Source: California Environmental Protection Agency 

Role: Principal Investigator

Project period: 04/01/00-3/31/01

Total Amount of Award: $ 93,476

 

15.  Deployment and Operation of SMPS and Low Temperature TEOM in locations of the USC Children’s Health Study (CHS) and the Los Angeles Supersite

Funding Source: California Air Resources Board and Air Quality Management District

Role: Principal Investigator

Project period: 12/01/01-11/30/04

Total Amount of Award: $ 247,115

 

16.  Effects of Airborne Particles on Allergic Airway Disease

Funding Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Role: Co-Principal Investigator (PI: Dr. Jack Harkema, Michigan State University)

Project period: 12/01/01-11/30/04

Total Amount of Award: $ 854,702

 

17.  Development of an Ultrafine Particle Concentrator

Funding Source: National Institute of Public Health and the Environment of the Netherlands (RIVM)

Role: Principal Investigator 

Project period: /1//1/02 – 12/31/02

Total Amount of Award: $ 88,274

 

18.  Ultrafine Particle Concentrator Facility for Chronic Exposure Studies

Funding Source: New York University (NYU)

Role: Principal Investigator 

Project period: 03/01/02-06/01/02

Total Amount of Award: $ 48,174

 

19.  Development of a Technology for High Volume Collection of Ultrafine, Accumulation and Coarse PM for In Vitro Toxicology Studies

Funding Source: University of Montana

Role: Principal Investigator 

Project period: 03/01/03-06/01/03

Total Amount of Award: $ 138,174

 

20.  Development Of A Coarse Particle Chemical Speciation Sampler Using a Virtual Impactor Particle Concentrator

 

Funding Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Role: Principal Investigator 

Project period: 03/01/03-06/01/03 (Cooperative Research and Development Agreement, CREDA)

Total Amount of Award: $ 163,234

 

21.  A Simple Low-cost Beta Attenuation Monitor (BAM) for Continuous Measurement of PM2.5 or Ultrafine Particle Concentrations

Funding source:  California Air Resources Board, ICAT Grant 2003

Role:    Co- Principal Investigator (with Philip M. Fine, USC)

Project period:  07/01/03 - 06/30/05

Total Amount of Award: $ 287,660

 

22.  A Pilot Study to Characterize Five Particles in the Environment of an Auto-          Manufacturing Facility

Funding source:  UAW/Chrysler National Training Center

Role:    Principal Investigator

Project period:  07/01/96 - 06/30/97

Total Amount of Award: $ 24,197

 

23.  Development of an Ambient Fine Particle Concentrator for Human Inhalation Exposure Studies. 

Funding source: National Institute of Public Health and Environmental Protection of the Netherlands (RIVM)

Role:    Principal Investigator

Project period: 12/01/96-11/30/97

Total Amount of Award: $ 127,115

 

24.  Acute Cardiopulmonary Responses to Concentrated Particulates (Supplement)

Funding Source: Health Effects Institute

Role: Principal Investigator

Project period: 08/01/98-3/31/00

Total Amount of Award:  $ 31,829    

 

25.  An Automated Aerosol Concentration System for the Collection of Suspended Particulate Matter in Aqueous Solutions Suitable for Toxicological Assays

Funding Source: South Coast Air Quality Management District

Role: Principal Investigator

Project period: 09/01/04-8/31/06

Total Amount of Award:  $ 214,195  

 

26.  Homeland Security Center for Risk Based Economic Analysis of Terrorist Events

Funding Source: Department of Homeland Security

Role: Co- Investigator (Principal Investigator; Randolph Hall, USC School of Engineering)

Project period: 04/01/04-03/31/07

Total Amount of Award:  $12,000,000 (C. Sioutas share: $ 424,000)

 

27.  Development and Evaluation of Aerosol Instrumentation

Funding Source: TSI Incorporated

Role: Principal Investigator 

Project period: 02/1/2005 to 10/31/2005

Total Amount of Award:  $ 110,000

 

28.  Center for Agricultural Disease and Injury Research, Prevention and Education

Funding Source: National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Role:  Co-Principal Investigator (Principal Investigator: Kent Pinkerton, University of California, Davis, Institute of Toxicology and Environmental Health)

Project period: 09/30/01-08/31/07

Total Amount of Award: $ 593,071 (USC School of Engineering Share: $108,062

 

29.  Pediatric Asthma, Particulate Air Pollution and Nitrogen Dioxide


Funding Source: National Institutes of Health.

Role: Co- Principal Investigator (PI; Dr. Ralph J. Delfino, UC Irvine) 

Project period; 04/01/2002 to 05/31/2008.

Total Amount of Award: $ 1,899,203 (USC School of Engineering share; $220,506)

30.  Ultrafine PM and Cardio Respiratory Health

Funding Source: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS-NIH)

Role: Co-Principal Investigator (with Ralph Delfino, UC Irvine)

Project period: 12/01/03-11/30/08

Total Amount of Award: $ 2,817,789 (USC School of Engineering Share: $715,000)

 

31.  Determination of Reactive Oxygen Species Activity in PM and Enhanced Exposure Assessment for the NIH, NIEHS Study Entitled: Ultrafine Particulate Matter and Cardiorespiratory Health

Funding Source: South Coast Air Quality Management District

Role: Co- Principal Investigator (with Ralph Delfino, UC Irvine

Project period: 09/1/2004 to 10/31/2008

Total Amount of Award:  $750,000 (USC SOE share: $ 314,000)

 

32.  Atherogenic Effects of Ambient PM in Susceptible Animals

Funding Source: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS-NIH)

Role: Co- Principal Investigator (with Andre Nel, UCLA School of Medicine) 

Project period: 09/1/2004 to 12/31/2008

Total Amount of Award:  $1,530,000 (USC SOE share: $ 391,330)

 

33.  Toxicological assessment of particulate emissions from the exhaust of old and new model heavy- and light-duty vehicles

Funding Source: METRANS Transportation Center- US DOT.

Role:  Co-Principal Investigator (with Dr. Katharine Moore, USC)

Project period: 10/01/2008-12/31/2009

Total Amount of Award: $ 100,000

 

34.  Cardiovascular Effects of Ambient PM in Susceptible Animals

Funding Source: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS-NIH)

Role: Co- Investigator (PI; Michael T. Kleinman, UC Irvine School of Medicine) 

Project period: 09/1/2004 to 08/31/2008

Total Amount of Award:  $ 750,000 (USC SOE share: $ 150,650)

 

35.  Design and evaluation of two high-flow rate, very low pressure drop impactors for collection of coarse, fine and  ultrafine particles

Funding Source: US EPA

Role:  Principal Investigator

Project period: 04/01/2008-12/31/2009

Total Amount of Award: $ 94,244

 

36.  MEGacity Aerosols Characterization and Toxicity (MEGATOX)

Funding Source: Ecole des Mines de Douai, Paris, France.

Role:  Principal Investigator

Project period: 04/01/2009-12/31/2009

Total Amount of Award: $ 126,750

 

37.   Fine Scale Particle Number Concentrations Within Communities and in the Vicinity of Sound Walls

Funding Source: California Air Resources Board

Role:  Principal Investigator

Project period: 12/01/2007-06/06/2011

Total Amount of Award: $ 467,000

 

38.              Physicochemical and toxicological assessment of the semi-volatile and non-volatile fractions of PM from heavy- and light-duty vehicles operating with and without emissions control technologies

Funding Source: California Air Resources Board

Role:  Principal Investigator

Project period: 01/01/2007-12/31/2011

Total Amount of Award: $ 679,000

 

39.              Measurement and Toxicological Assessment of Population Exposures to Airborne Particulate Matter (PM) in Subways and Light Rail Trains

Funding Source: METRANS Transportation Center- US DOT.

Role:  Co-Principal Investigator (with Dr. Katharine Moore, USC)

Project period: 10/01/2009-12/31/2011

Total Amount of Award: $ 100,000

 

40.  SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AIRBORNE PARTICULATE MATTER CENTER (SCAPMC) Renewal

Funding Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Role:  Co-Director (Center Director: John Froines. University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health)

Project period: 01/01/2006-12/31/2012 (6 yr renewal)

Total Amount of Award: $ 7,999,360 (USC School of Engineering: $2,135,231)

 

41.              Asthma Allergic Disease Research Center (AADCRC)

Funding Source: National Institute of Health

Role:  Exposure Core Director (Center Director; Andre Nel, UCLA School of Medicine)

Project period: 11/01/2006-10/31/2012

Total Amount of Award: $ 678,000 (USC School of Engineering share); total amount awarded: $6,136,890.

 

42.  Sources, Composition, Variability and Toxicological Characteristics of Coarse (PM10-2.5) Particles in Southern California

Funding Source: US EPA

Role:  Principal Investigator

Project period: 01/01/2008-12/31/2012

Total Amount of Award: $ 1,120,641

 

43.  Center for Genomic and Phenomic Studies in Autism (U24)

Funding Source: NIH

Role:  Co-Principal Investigator (Principal Investigator: Dr. Clara Lajonchere, USC Keck School of Medicine)

Project period: 12/31/2007-11/31/2012

Total Amount of Award: $ 3,435,109 (USC School of Engineering Share: $458,052)

 

44.  Cardiopulmonary Health Effects: Toxicity of Semi-volatile and Non volatile Components of Ultrafine PM

 

Funding Source: California Air Resources Board (CARB)

Role:  Co-Principal Investigator (with Dr. Michael Kleinman, UC Irvine)

Project period: 02/01/2009- 12/31/2012

Total Amount of Award: $ 520,641 (USC’s share)

 

45.  In-Vehicle Air Pollution Exposure Measurement and Modeling for Pregnant Women in the National Children's Study

 

Funding Source: California Air Resources Board (CARB)

Role:  Co-Principal Investigator (with Dr. Ralph Delfino, UC Irvine)

Project period: 02/01/2008-12/31/2012

Total Amount of Award: $ 503,890 (USC’s share)

 

46.  Source Apportionment of Carbonaceous Aerosols Using Integrated Multi-Variant and Source Tracer Techniques and a Unique Molecular Marker Data Set

 

Funding Source: California Air Resources Board (CARB)

Role:  Co-Principal Investigator (with Dr. James Schauer, University of Wisconsin – Madison)

Project period: 02/01/2008-12/31/2011

Total Amount of Award: $ 163,670 (USC’s share)

 

47.  "Development of a Versatile Aerosol Concentration System ( VACES ) for Inhalation Exposure Studies"

Funding Source: University of Texas

Role:  Principal Investigator

Project period: 04/01/2012- 02/01/2013

Total Amount of Award: $ 85,000

 

48.  "Development of a Versatile Aerosol Concentration System ( VACES ) for Inhalation Exposure Studies"

Funding Source: Max Planck Institute

Role:  Principal Investigator

Project period: 04/01/2010- 02/01/2011

Total Amount of Award: $ 75,000

 

49.  Health effects of PM particles emitted from heavy-duty vehicles-A comparison between different fuel formulations                                                       

 

Funding Source: South Coast Air Quality Management District-AQMD

Role:  Co-Principal Investigator (PI: Dr. George Karavalakis, UC Riverside))

Project period: 04/01/2012- 09/01/2013

Total Amount of Award: $ 55,000 (C. Sioutas share only)

 

50.  "Sources, Composition, Variability and Toxicological Characteristics of Ultrafine Particles in Southern California"

Funding Source: South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD)

Role:  Principal Investigator

Project period: 01/01/2011-12/01/2015

Total Amount of Award: $ 498,900

 

51.  Air Pollution and Vulnerability to Alzheimer-like Neuro-degeneration in Transgenic Models                                                       

 

Funding Source: NIH

Role:  Co-Principal Investigator (PI: Dr. Caleb Finch, USC Dept of Gerontology)

Project period: 10/01/2011- 12/01/2015

Total Amount of Award: $ 160,000 (C. Sioutas share only)

 

52.  Development of a Versatile Aerosol Concentration System to study optical aerosol properties                                                        

 

Funding Source: University of Vienna

Role:  Principal Investigator

Project period: 04/01/2013- 02/01/2015

Total Amount of Award: $ 85,000

 

53.  Development of a Versatile Aerosol Concentration System (VACES ) for Inhalation Exposure Studies                                                        

 

Funding Source: University of Bern, Switzerland

Role:  Principal Investigator

Project period: 11/01/2013- 12/01/2014

Total Amount of Award: $ 75,000

 

54.  Source Apportionment of PM2.5 in the 8 STN/chemical speciation sites of the state of California                                                       

 

Funding Source: Office of Environmental Health h\Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Role: Principal Investigator

Role:  Principal Investigator

Project period: 07/01/2013- 12/01/2016

Total Amount of Award: $ 254,000

 

55.  Peripheral Blood Gene Expression in Subjects with Coronary Artery Disease and Exposure to Particulate Air Pollutant Components and Size Fractions                                                        

 

Funding Source: California Air Resources Board (CARB)

Role:  Co-Principal Investigator (with Dr. Ralph Delfino, UC Irvine)

Project period: 08/01/2010-08/31/2016

Total Amount of Award: $ 298,900 (USCís share at USC $114,822)

 

56.  Transcriptomics, Oxidative Stress, and Inflammatory Responses to Air Pollutants in an Elderly Cohort                                                        

 

Funding Source: NIEHS/NIH

Role:  Co-Principal Investigator (PI: Dr. Ralph Delfino, UC Irvine)

Project period: 06/01/2011- 06/01/2017

Total Amount of Award: $ 2,500,000 (USCís share $787,867)

 

57.  Genetic and Epigenetic Programming of Allergic Airway Inflammation                                                        

 

Funding Source: NIH/NIAID

Role:  Co-Principal Investigator (PI: Dr. Talal Chatila, Harvard Medical School)

Project period: 04/01/2012- 04/01/2017

Total Amount of Award: $ 486,233 (C. Sioutas share only)

 

58.  The relation of cardiovascular health outcomes to the oxidative potential of particulate air pollution                                                        

 

Funding Source: South Coast Air Quality Management District

Role:  Co- Principal Investigator (PI- Ralph Delfino, UC Irvine)

Project period: 10/01/2013- 12/01/2016

Total Amount of Award: $ 345,000 (C. Sioutas share at USC; $112,000)

 

59.  Evaluation of Ambient Particulate Matter Neurotoxicity Using Primary Human Brain Cells                                                        

 

Funding Source: South Coast Air Quality Management District

Role:  Co-Principal Investigator (PI: Dr. Arezoo Campbell, Western University)

Project period: 08 /01/2013- 12/01/2016

Total Amount of Award: $ 575,000 (C. Sioutas share at USC; $195,500)

 

60.  Neurotoxicity of Airborne Particles: Role of Chronic Cerebral Hypoperfusion                                                        

 

Funding Source: National Institute of Health - NIEHS/ONES

Role:  Co-Principal Investigator (PI: Dr. William Mack, USC Medical School)

Project period: 03 /01/2015 - 3/01/2020

Total Amount of Award: $ 3,875,000 (C. Sioutas share at USC; $515,500)

 

61.  Measurement of Outdoor Ambient Ultrafine Particulates for a Study of Lung Cancer Risk in California                                                        

 

Funding Source: National Cancer Institute

Role:  Principal Investigator

Project period: 07/01/2015 - 09/01/2017

Total Amount of Award: $ 300,000

 

62.  Fossil-fuel urban particles and neurodegeneration in Alzheimer transgenic mice                                                        

 

Funding Source: National Institute of Health

Role:  Co-Principal Investigator (PI: Caleb Finch, USC Dept of Gerontology)

Project period: 12 /01/2015 - 12/01/2017

Total Amount of Award: $ 535,000 (C. Sioutas share at USC; $105,500)

 

63.  Inflammation in brain aging: modulation by apoE alleles, gender, and air pollution                                                        

 

Funding Source: National Institute of Health

Role:  Co-Principal Investigator (PI: Caleb Finch, USC Dept Gerontology)

Project period: 12 /01/2015 - 12/01/2020

Total Amount of Award: $ 3,035,000 (C. Sioutas share at USC; $505,500)