Grace, LeMasters Grace LeMasters
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Dr. Grace LeMasters is a Professor of Epidemiology. For over two decades she has conducted research on epidemiological studies related to respiratory disease, cytogenetic effects, reproductive effects of children's health, and musculoskeletal research. She has received funding as the principle investigator of a 8 year study on diesel exposure and allergic diseases including asthma in children which examines the relationship between gene:gene and gene:environment interactions. She has conducted research on men and women in the military for over 15 years examining the effects of exposures to fuels and solvents on neurological conditions, hearing loss and male and female reproduction. Other areas of research include an 18 year pulmonary longitudinal study of health effects of refractory ceramic fiber exposure and lung cancer and lung disease. Her laboratory has examined the effects of caffeine ingestion and hormones during pregnancy and occupational risk factors related to falls and injuries during pregnancy. She serves as the director of an NIEHS training grant on Molecular Epidemiology in Children’s Environmental Health, trains predoctoral and postdoctoral PhD students and physician fellows. She serves on several national advisory committees and has published over 100 articles and book chapters in the area of occupational and environmental epidemiology.

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3/26/2012 Early-Life Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Affects Girls More Than Boys
8/2/2011 Mold Exposure During Infancy Increases Asthma Risk
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4/1/2009 Afternoon of Science Showcases
8/20/2008 Many U.S. Public Schools in ‘Air Pollution Danger Zone
6/30/2008 LeMasters Honored With Research Award
5/19/2008 Grace LeMaster discussion on CET TV "Something in the Air?"
8/14/2007 Cancer: You’re Not Alone
2/14/2007 Fire Rescue 1: UC Study Should Serve as Head's Up for Firefighters
12/29/2006 Firefighters Face Increased Cancer Risk

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