11th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Environmental Health Research
13th International Symposium on Metal Ions in Biology & Medicine

Jackson Convention Complex, Jackson, MS, USA

September 14-18, 2014

Oral Presentations
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O - 01

New Public Health of Tobacco Control


William A. Toscano, Jr.


Division of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA


O - 02

Evaluation of Biochemical Biomarkers in the Manifestation of Anti-tb Drug Induced Hepatotoxicity


Sangeeta Shukla and Neelu Sinha


UNESCO Satellite Center for Trace Element Research UGC-SAP School of Studies in Zoology, Jiwaji University, Gwalior (M.P.) India


O - 03

In-depth Studies on the Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Altered Cell Function Associated with Exposure to Chlorinated Endocrine Disrupting Environmental Chemicals


John A. McLachlan1, Melyssa R. Bratton4, Amy L. Strong3, Bruce A. Bunnell1,3, Kenneth P. Nephew5 and Matthew E. Burow2


1Department of Pharmacology or 2Medicine or 3Center for Stem Cell Research, Tulane University School of Medicine and 4Xavier University RCMI, New Orleans, Louisiana and 5Medical Sciences, Indiana University School of Medicine, Bloomington, IN USA


O - 04

ATO Potentiates Caspase-Induced Apoptosis in Colon Cancer Cells


Jacqueline J. Stevens1, Bezawit K. Sumner1, Erika T. Brown2, Barbara Graham2, Kenneth Ndebele2 and Paul B.Tchounwou2


1Molecular and Cellular Biology Research Laboratory, NIH-RCMI Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

2Molecular Toxicology Research Laboratory, NIH-RCMI Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, USA


O - 05

Theranostic Hybrid Graphene Oxide with Label-free Cancer Imaging  and Combined Therapy Capability


Paresh C. Ray, Bhanu Priya Viraka Nellore,  Christina Tchounwou, Avijit Pramanick, Suhas Reddy, Rajashekhar Kanchanapally, Sudarson Sekhar Sinha


Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, USA


O - 06

Mechanisms Underlying the Testicular Toxicity of Ethylene Glycol Monoethyl Ether and Chemopretective Role of Kolaviron: Oxidative Stress, Downregulation of Stress Response Proteins, FAS/FAS-L and Apoptosis


Ebenezer O. Farombi1, Isaac A. Adedara1 and Premendu P. Marthur2


1Drug Metabolism and Toxicology Research Laboratories, Department of Biochemistry College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

2Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, School of Life Sciences, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, India

O - 07

Partitioning of Silver Nanoparticles Between Aqueous and Non-aqueous Media: Effects of pH and Surface Coatings on Particle Solubility and Ion Release


Zikri Arslan1, Husniye Imamoglu1, Oliva M. Premira-Pedrozo2, Mehmet Ates1,2


1Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi 39217, USA2 , Universidad Metropolitana (UMET), San Juan, PR 00926 USA, 3Tunceli University, Tunceli, Turkey


O - 08

BAP-Induced Perturbation of Human Sperm Function During Fertilization Event


Anthony E. Archibong1, Cortney James1, Aramandla Ramesh2 and Melanie Freeman3


Departments of 1Physiology, 2Biochemistry and Cancer Biology, Meharry Medical College, 1005 D.B. Todd Blvd and 3Nashville Fertility Center, 345 23rd Ave N Suite 401, Nashville, TN USA


O - 09

Mobile Elements as a Source of Environmentally Sensitive Genetic Instability


Prescott Deininger, Maria Morales, Travis White, Astrid Engel and Victoria Belancio


Tulane Cancer Center and Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA


O - 10

Metal Ions: Key Component Governing Toxicity of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles


Jerzy Leszczynski


Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Interdisciplinary Nanotoxicity Center, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch St., Jackson, MS, 39217, USA


O - 11

Antitumor Redox-Activated and Nephroprotective Properties of the Rhenium Cluster Compounds


Natalia Shtemenko1 and Alexander Shtemenko2


1Department of Biophysics and Biochemistry, Dnipropetrovs’k National University, 72 Gagarin Avenue, 49050 Dnipropetrovs’k, Ukraine.

2Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Ukrainian State University of Chemical Technology, Gagarin av.8, Dnipropetrovs’k 49005, Ukraine


O - 12

Oxidative Stress-Dependent Toxicity Induced by Silver Nanoparticle in Liver of Sprague-dawley Rats


Anita K. Patlolla, Diahanna Hackett and Paul B. Tchounwou


Department of Biology & Molecular Toxicology Research Laboratory, NIH-RCMI Center for Environmental Health, College of Science Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, USA


O - 13

The application of 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition Toward the Synthesis of Natural Products and Bioconjugated SWCNTS


Prasanta Das, Yunfeng Lin, Thomas J. Ondera, and Ashton T. Hamme II


Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA


O - 14

High Levels of Arsenic in Brazilian Rice Samples: Speciation Analysis and Estimation of Inorganic Arsenic Daily Intake


Fernando Barbosa, Jr.


School of Pharmaceutical Sciences of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo, 14040903, Ribeirão Preto-SP, Brazil

O - 15

Assessment of Air Pollution Exposure and its Association with Asthma: a Case Study of Texas State, USA


Amit Kr. Gorai1, 2, Francis Tuluri2 and Paul B. Tchounwou3


1Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi -835215, India.

2Department of Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA,

3Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA


O - 16

Atmospheric Carcinogenic Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Houston, TX, USA: Pine Needles as Passive Samplers


Sharmila Bhandari and Hyun-Min Hwang


Department of Environmental and Interdisciplinary Sciences, Texas Southern University, 3100 Cleburne Street, Houston TX 77004, USA


O - 17

Optimization of the Accelerated Solvent Extraction Method for Determining Benzo(a)pyrene and  Some of its Metabolites from Tissue Samples


Aramandla Ramesh, Kelly L. Harris and Leah D. Banks


Department of Biochemistry & Cancer Biology, Meharry Medical College, 1005 D.B. Todd Blvd., Nashville, TN 37208, USA


O - 18

Lung Cancer Susceptibility


Aage Haugen1, Xavier Tekpli1, Nina E. Landvik1, Vidar Skaug1, David H. Phillips2, Steen Mollerup1 and Shanbeh Zienolddiny1


1Section for Toxicology and Biological Work Environment, National Institute of Occupational Health, Oslo, Norway 2King’s College London, UK.


O - 19

Recent Advances in Molecular Mode of Action of PHMB In-Vivo


Edmond E. Creppy1, Serge Moukha1, Aboudoulatif Diallo1 and Daniel Cros2


1University Bordeaux, Department of Toxicology, 143, rue Léo Saignat - 33076 - Bordeaux - France.  2Laboratoire PAREVA - Z.I. du bois de LEUZE - 25, avenue Marie Curie - 13310 - Saint-Martin de CRAU – France


O - 20

Epigenetic Modifications in Response to Early-life Environmental Exposure


Karam F. A.  Soliman and Elizabeth Mazzio


Center of Excellence for Cancer Research, Training and Community Service, College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Florida A & M University, Tallahassee, Florida 32307, USA


O - 21

Role of Prostaglandin E2 in TGFβ Signaling in Prostate Cancer Cells


Shafiq Khan


Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development, Clark Atlanta University, 223 James P. Brawley Drive, Atlanta, Georgia, USA


O - 22

Serum Biomarkers in Oral Precancer and Squamous Cell Carcinoma


Sunali Khanna1, A. C. Udas2, G. KiranKumar2 and S. Soundarajan2


1Dept of Oral Medicine &Radiology, Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai, 400008 India  2Dept of Analytical Chemistry, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, 400085, India


O - 23

Aryl Hydcrocarbon Receptor (AhR) Signaling Induces Hormone Independent Prostate Cancer Cell Progression Through Enhancement of Androgen Receptor Signaling


Maryam Ghotbaddini, Oliver Richmond and Joann B. Powell


Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development, Clark Atlanta University, 223 James P. Brawley Drive, Atlanta, Georgia, USA


O - 24

Microrna-200 Expression in Lung Cancer


Maricica Pacurari


Department of Biology, & NIH RCMI-Center for Environmental Health, College of Engineering, Science, and Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, 39217, USA


O - 25

Hypertension During Pregnancy, Preeclampsia Has an Adverse Impact on the Health of Offspring


Mohammad Nasir Uddin


Departments of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Pediatrics, Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine/ Scott & White Healthcare, 2401 S 31st Street, Temple, P.O. Box 76508, Texas, USA


O - 26

Global Health and Neglected Tropical Diseases


Stella Anyangwe


Independent Global Health Expert, Honorary Professor, School of Health Systems and Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, Private Bag X20 Hatfield, Pretoria 0028, South Africa


O - 27

Preliminary Computational Studies of Several Estrogen Receptor Modulators


Jesse Edwards1, Mindi Buckles1, T. Dwight McGee1, Adrian Roitberg1 and John Cooperwood2


1Departments of Chemistry, 2Basic Sciences Medicinal Chemistry Division, College of Science and Technology, and College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, Florida 32307, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA

O - 28

An Efficient Computational Tool to Estimate Real Time Environmental Hazard Due to Flood


Himangshu S. Das


Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA


O - 29

Using Cheminfomatics to Decipher the Molecular Targets of Dietary Polyphenols


Ifedayo Victor Ogungbe


Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson MS, 39217, USA


O - 30

Salt Marsh Carbon Distributions as Affected by Relative Sea Level History and Land Cover Conversions: Case Study Using Remote Sensing Based Estimates in Spartina aterniflora Dominated Salt Marshes in Galveston, Texas


Ranjani W. Kulawardhana1, Rusty A. Feagin2, Sorin C. Popescu2 and Thomas W. Boutton3


1Department of Biology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

2Spatial Sciences Laboratory, Department of Ecosystem Science and Management, Texas A&M University, 1500 Research Parkway, Suite B 223, TAMU 2120, College Station, TX 77845, USA

3Department of Ecosystem Science and Management, Animal Industries Building, College Station, TX 77843, USA


O - 31

Lead Exposure and Blood Pressure in an Urban Population in Southern Brazil


Ana Carolina B. A. Lopes1, Monica M. B. Paoliello1,5, Ellen K. Silbergeld2, Ana Navas-Acien2, Rachel Zamoiski2, Mariana R. Urbano3, Maria de Fatima H. Carvalho4, Airton C. Martins Junior6 and Alissana E. I. Camargo7


1 Graduate Program in Public Health, State University of Londrina, Parana, Brazil

2Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

3Department of Statistics, State University of Londrina, Parana, Brazil

4Adolf Lutz Institute, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil

5Department of Clinical and Toxicological Analysis, Health Science Center, State University of Londrina, Parana, Brazil

6Graduate Program in Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences of University of São Paulo–USP, Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil

7Graduate Program in Health Sciences, State University of Londrina, Parana, Brazil


O - 32

Jumil Bugs (Euchistus strennus E) Source of Metal Ions for Human Health


Virginia Melo-Ruiz, Tomás Quirino-Barreda, Jesús Juárez-Sandoval, Consuelo Moreno-Bonett and Karina Sanchez-Herrera


Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Unidad Xochimilco. Calzada del Hueso 1100, Col. Villa Quietud, Delegación Coyoacán, C.P. 04960, D.F. México


O - 33

Modulation of Apoptosis by Oxidative Stress in Arsenic-Treated Human Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HepG2) Cells


Erika B. Dugo1, Clement G. Yedjou2 and Paul B. Tchounwou1,2


1Molecular & Cellular Biology Core Laboratory, NIH-RCMI Center for Environmental Health 2Cellomics and Toxicogenomics Research Laboratory, NIH-RCMI Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, USA

O - 34

Helminths in Common Fish (Cyprinus carpio) and Relationship with Environmental Health in a Natural Lagoon of Mexico


Hector Rubio Arias, Magali Dominguez Chacon and Martín Renato Hernandez


Faculty of Zootechnology and Ecology, Autonomous University of Chihuahua.  Periferico Francisco R. Almada, Km.1. CP: 31453. Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico 


O - 35

C. Elegans and the Role of Dopamine in Manganese-Induced Neurodegeneration


Michael Aschner, Alexandre Benedetto and Catherine Au


Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA


O - 36

Manganese(II) Thiosemicarbazone Complexes as Potential Antitubercular Agents: Activity, Selectivity and Interaction with Albumin


Carolina G. Oliveira1, Gabriela J. Ferraz1, Pedro Ivo da S. Maia2, Paula C. Souza3, Fernando R. Pavan3, Clarice Q. F. Leite3, Kátia M. de Oliveira4, Alzir A. Batista4 and Victor M. Deflon1


1São Carlos Institute of Chemistry, University of São Paulo, 13566-590 São Carlos, SP, Brazil

2Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Triângulo Mineiro, 38025-440 Uberaba, MG, Brazil

3Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, São Paulo State University, 14801-902 Araraquara, SP, Brazil

4Department of Chemistry, Federal University of São, Carlos, 13565-905, São Carlos, SP, Brazil


O - 37

Zinc and Calcium as Potential Therapeutic Tools in Heavy Metal Poisoning: Theoretical Basis


Wayne Briner


Department of Psychology, Ashford University, 8620 Spectrum Center Blvd, San Diego, CA 92123, USA


O - 38

Role of Selenium and Vitamin E in Occupational Exposure to Heavy Metals (Mercury, Lead and Cadmium): Impact of Working in Lamp Factory


Tarek Elnimr


Radioanalysis Research Laboratory, Physics Department, Faculty of Science, Tanta University, Elbahr Street, Tanta 31527, Egypt


O - 39

Uptake and Efflux of Rhenium in Cells Exposed to Rhenium Diseleno-Ether and Tissue Distribution of Rhenium and Selenium After Rhenium Diseleno-Ether Treatment in Mice


Philippe Collery1, Gérard Bastian2, François Santoni3, Ahmed Mohsen4, Ming Wei5, Thomas Collery1, Alain Tomas6, Didier Desmaele4 and Jean D’Angelo4


1Société de Coordination de Recherches Thérapeutiques, Algajola, France; 2Laboratoire de Pharmacologie, Hôpital Pitié Salpêtrière, CHU de Paris, France; 3Office d’Equipement Hydraulique de Corse, Bastia, France; 4UMR CNRS 8076 Biocis, Faculty of Pharmacy, University Paris Sud, Chatenay-Malabry, France; 5Cellvax Laboratory Facility, National Veterinary School of Maisons Alfort, France; 6Biological Crystallography and NMR, CNRS UMR8015, Faculty of Pharmacy, Descartes University Paris, France


O - 40

Colorimetric and Spectroscopic Sensing of Anions by Synthetic Receptors


Md. Alamgir Hossain1, Maryam Emami Khansari1, Md Mhahabubur Rhaman1, Corey R. Johnson1, Ismet Basaran1,2, Avijit Pramanik1, Douglas R. Powell3 and Frank R. Fronczek4


1Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39212, USA

2Department of Chemistry, Balikesir University, 10145, Balikesir, Turkey

3Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, USA

4Department of Chemistry, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA


O - 41

Cisplatin Induces Oxidative Stress and Cytotoxicity, and Modulates Stress Signaling in Human Leukemia (HL-60) Cells


Sanjay Kumar and Paul B. Tchounwou


Molecular Toxicology Research Laboratory, NIH RCMI-Center for Environmental Health School of Science and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, Box 18540, Jackson, MS 39217, USA


O - 42

Metalloproteins for Biosensors in Environment


Wei Wei, Xiangzhi Liu, Peiqing Sun and Jing Zhao


State Key Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, School of Life Sciences, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, P. R. China


O - 43

Ni+2 -Induced Global De-Regulation of Gene Expression, Leading to Morphological/Neoplastic Transformation of C3H/10T1/2 Mouse Embryo Cells; Cr(VI)-Induced Morphological Transformation of 10T1/2 Cells and A. I. in Human Fibroblasts


Joseph Landolph, Jr., Aruni T. Pehl-DeSilva, Kazeem Akinwumi, Sophia Allaf Shahin, Laureen Tran, Ibukunoluwa Oluwawemitan, Farn-Hsuan Tseng, William Liao and Joanne Lin


1Departments of Mol. Microbiol./Immun. and 2Pathol.Cancer Res. Lab., 1303 N. Mission Road, Kec; 3School of Medicine, USC Comp. Cancer Center, Univ. Southern Calif., Los Angeles, CA., 90033, USA


O - 44

Synthesis, Characterization and Microbiological Evaluation of New Nano Silver Complexes with Sulfamoxole and Sulfachloropyridazine. Genotoxicity and Synergism Studies


María H. Torre1, Francesca Velluti1, Natalia Mosconi2, Graciela Borthagaray3, Ricardo Faccio4, Davi Fernando Back5 and Marcela Rizzotto2


1Inorganic Chemistry (DEC), 3Microbiology (BIOCLIN) and  4Physics (DETEMA), Facultad de Química, UDELAR, Gral. Flores 2124, Montevideo, Uruguay; 2Área Química General e Instituto Química Rosario (IQUIR), Facultad de Ciencias Bioquímicas y Farmacéuticas, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Suipacha 531, Rosario 2000, Argentina; 5Laboratório de Materiais Inorgânicos –LMI. Universidade Federal de Santa Maria (UFSM), Brasil


O - 45

Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis and Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy, an Advanced Analytical Method for Trace and Major Elements Metal Ions Detection and Quantification of Medicinal Plants with Reference to Their Nutritional Aspects


Bharati Pardeshi


PDEA’s B. G. College and Research Center, University of Pune, Sangvi, Pune 411027 Maharashtra, India

O - 46

Soil Hazards and Primary Prevention: Mapping Garden and Community Soil Metals in Baltimore and New Orleans


Howard W. Mielke


Department of Pharmacology, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue-SL83, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA


O - 47

Identification of Differentially Abundant Proteins from Human Keratinocytes after Chronic Exposure to Arsenic Trioxide


Udensi K. Udensi1, Raphael D. Isokpehi2, Alan J. Tackett3 and Paul B Tchounwou1


1RCMI Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson Mississippi 39217, USA

2Department of Biology, School of Science, Engineering and Mathematics, Bethune-Cookman University, Daytona Beach FL 32114, USA

3University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA

O - 48

Analysis of Speciation and Chemical Environment of Transition Metals in Brain Cancers


Marek Lankosz1, Aleksandra Wandzilak1, Mateusz Czyzycki1, Dariusz Adamek2 and Edyta Radwanska2


1AGH-University of Science & Technology, Faculty of Physics & Applied Computer Science, 30-059 Krakow, Poland; 2Pathomorphology, Faculty of Medicine, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland


O - 49

Analysis of Urine Samples from Young Adults for Persistent Organic Compounds and Metals


Chioma Ihemadu1, Naga Naidu1, Renard Thomas2 and Momoh A. Yakubu1,2


1Departments of Environmental & Interdisciplinary Sciences, College of Sciences & Technology, 2Environmental Health, Vascular Biology Unit, Center for Cardiovascular Diseases, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Texas Southern University, 3100 Cleburne Avenue, Houston, TX 77004, USA


O - 50

Biogeochemical Processes Controlling Trace Elements and Heavy Metals in the Grand Bay National Estuarine Reserve in the Gulf of Mexico


Jacqueline Q. McComb1, Fengxiang X. Han1,2, Christian Rogers1, Catherine Thomas3, Zikri Arslan2, Adeli Ardeshir4 and Paul B. Tchounwou1


1Environmental Ph.D. Science, Jackson State University, 1400 J.R. Lynch Street, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

2Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

3The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), Vicksburg, MS 39180, USA

4Genetics and Precision Agriculture Research Unit, USDA-ARS, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA


O - 51

Toxicity Effect of Silver Ions on Reproduction Success of Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)


Seyed Ali Johari


Fisheries Department, Natural Resources Faculty, University of Kurdistan, 66177-15175 Sanandaj, Kurdistan, Iran

O - 52

Implications of Prolonged Hospital Length of Stay on Long-Term Survival Among Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting


Jimmy T. Efird


Center for Health Disparities and East Carolina Heart Institute, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, 115 Heart Drive, Greenville, NC 27834, USA


O - 53

True Incidence Rate of Hepatitis-C in Pakistan: A Meta-Analysis


H. Anwar Ahmad1, Sadaf Aslam2, Luma Akil1, Jibran Hussain3 and Imtiaz Rabbani4 


1Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson MS 39217, USA

2Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan

3Department of Poultry Production, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore, Pakistan

4Department of Physiology, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore, Pakistan


O - 54

Correlation Between Natural Disasters and Diseases in the State of São Paulo, Brazil: A Problem of Public Health


Márcio Ribeiro Barbosa, Telma Nery and Farida Conceição Pereira


Physician of the Hospital Santa Cruz and Hospital SBC de São Paulo; 398 Santa Cruz Street, P.O. Box 04122-000, São Paulo, São Paulo State, Brazil


O - 55

Study on Human Ecological Process Affecting the Spatial Distribution of Dengue Epidemic: A Case Study on Colombo District


S.R.L.S Rathnasekara


Department of Geography, University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya 11600, Sri Lanka


O - 56

Epidemiology of Deaths and Problem of Health by Agrotoxics in the State of São Paulo, Brazil (2004 to 2014)


Telma Nery, Mirta Silva, Clarice Freitas, Rogério Araújo Christensen, Roseane Souza, Graziela Silva and Zaira Mancilha


Secretary of State for Health - Epidemiological Surveillance Center- Division of Diseases

Caused by Environmental, Sao Paulo, Brazil


O - 57

Transfusion Transmissible Infectious Markers Among Cameroonians Living with Haemophilia


Dora N. Mbanya1,2, K. T. Fombutu1, Tayou C. Tagny1,2, S. Moudourou2 and Myntia A. Ndoumba2


1Faculty of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaoundé I, Cameroon

2Centre Hospitalier et Universitaire, Yaoundé, Cameroon


O - 58

Recent Polio Outbreaks and Movement in War Conflict Zones


Luma Akil and H. Anwar Ahmad


Department of Biology/Environmental Science, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi, USA


O - 59

Effects of Acute Ingestion of Native Banana Starch on Glycemic Profiles by Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Obese and Lean Subjects


Jorge L. Ble-Castillo1, G. Jimenez-Dominguez2, C. A. Tovilla-Zarate3, M. A. Aparicio-Trapala4, V. Olvera-Hernandez1, S. Aguilar-Barojas1, C. Garcia-Vazquez1, D. Méndez Jose5 and J. C. Diaz-Zagoya1


1Centro de Investigacion, DACS, Universidad Juarez Autonoma de Tabasco (UJAT), Villahermosa, Tabasco; 2HGZ 46, IMSS Tabasco; 3DAMC, UJAT Tabasco, 4DACA, UJAT Tabasco;  5Unidad de Investigación Medica en Enfermedades Metabólicas CMN Siglo XXI, IMSS Mexico DF