Our faculty members primarily focus on respiratory and cardiovascular toxicology, free radical biochemical toxicology, computational and risk assessment approaches to environmental health and molecular mechanisms of genomic instability associated with cancer and aging.
The CCREOH addresses high-priority environmental and occupational health risks in Suriname and those common to the Caribbean region, while preserving unique cultural traditions of indigenous people and other health disparate populations.
Study of the impact of low levels of arsenic in drinking water and how it causes blood vessels to change their appearance
Study of the impact of aflatoxin, the most potent natural liver carcinogen, on liver cancer risk and world food trade and development of a mathematical programming model to estimate the impacts of different global aflatoxin standards
Study of the role of trace metals such as zinc, copper, and iron in health and disease, especially understanding their contributing roles in toxicity of nanoparticles and other components of air pollution