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Alvaro Osornio Vargas

  • MD, PhD
  • Professor
  • University of Alberta
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Research interests

Children's Health and the EnvironmentParticulate MatterAir Pollution

About

Airborne particulate matter mediated toxic effects. Mechanisms involved in cell activation after exposures to particles. Interdisciplinary studies correlating sources and composition of air pollutants, with children’s health effects. Mapping pollutants and pediatric health outcomes. Apply research to environmental policy. Educate the public.

Co-authors (353)

  • Andrea De Vizcaya-Ruiz
  • Alejandro Lopez Saavedra
  • Anders Erickson

Editorships

Environmental Health Perspectives

Editorial Review Board

2009 - Present

Publications (5)

  • Airborne particulate matter in vitro exposure induces cytoskeleton remodeling through activation of the ROCK-MYPT1-MLC pathway in A549 epithelial lung cells

    • Chirino Y
    • García-Cuellar C
    • García-García C
    • et al.
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  • Proximity to two main sources of industrial outdoor air pollution and emergency department visits for childhood asthma in Edmonton, Canada

    • Rodriguez-Villamizar L
    • Rosychuk R
    • Osornio-Vargas A
    • et al.
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  • The influence of dietary fat and estradiol administration in the development of mammary carcinoma induced with dimethylbenz(a) anthracene (DMBA) in rats

    • Perez-Cardenas E
    • Lopez-Cueto J
    • Ortiz Villalobos G
    • et al.
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    0Citations
  • Autopsy: reflection of intrahospital mortality

    • Suchil Bernal L
    • Mohar Betancourt A
    • de la Garza Salazar J
    • et al.
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    0Citations
  • Congenital ventricular diverticula. Presentation of 6 cases

    • Calderón J
    • Azuara H
    • Osornio A
    • et al.
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    4Citations

Professional experience

Professor

University of Alberta

August 2009 - Present