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Session 12

Toxicology and Cellular Mechanisms of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF)-Health Aspects of Exposure to EMF Emitted by Wireless Mobile Systems and Emerging Technologies

Programme of the Session

  • S12-01
    Two-year oncogenicity evaluations of cell phone radiofrequency radiation in Sprague-Dawley rats and B6C3F1 mice 

    David McCormick 
    IIT Research Institute, Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • S12-02
    Effects of extremely low frequency (ELF) and radio-frequency (RF) on melatonin and cortisol, two markers of the circadian rhythms 

    Brahim Selmaoui 
    Department of Toxicology, Institut National de l’Environnement Industriel et des Risques (INERIS), Verneuil en Halatte, France
  • S12-03
    EMF and the redox homeostasis: the link to cell activation processes 

    Myrtill Simko 
    SciProof International, Östersund, Sweden
  • S12-04
    Adaptive response induced by non-ionizing radiation 

    Maria Rosaria
    Scarfì Institute for Electromagnetic Sensing of the Environment, National Research Council of Italy, Naples, Italy
  • S12-05
    Electromagnetic fields, genomic instability and the radical pair mechanism 

    Jukka Juutilainen, Mikko Herrala, Anne Höytö, Jukka Luukkonen, Jonne Naarala

    Department of Environmental and Biological Sciences, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland

Session Abstract

In the past the introduction of mobile telephony brought an overwhelming increase of number of electromagnetic fields (EMF)-emitting devices and market penetrations with formerly unknown speed. However, in spite of benefits, concerns about adverse health effects of EMF emitted and even offensive refusal of new emerging technologies could be noticed.
The symposia will overview toxicology and cellular mechanisms of electromagnetic fields and the health aspects of exposure to EMF emitted by wireless mobile systems and emerging technology. The recent experimental research in the field of toxicology, carcinogenicity, genotoxicology and endocrinology will be introduced highlighting the different cellular mechanisms such as radical pair mechanisms, oxidative stress and adaptive response. Within the symposia the results of largest US toxicological program related to mobile phone exposure under the US National Toxicological Program (NTP) will be also introduced. Several European key researchers will present the latest results from the top European EMF laboratories.




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