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S15 (I) Mercury and selenium interactions: Biogeochemistry and human health

Friday, 29 July, 2011

FS15-O1 — 8:30-8:45
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OVERVIEW: MERCURY AND SELENIUM INTERACTIONS IN HUMAN POPULATIONS
Author: SCHOENY, Rita1
(1) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, schoeny.rita@epa.gov
FS15-O2 — 8:45-9:00
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ASSOCIATIONS OF PRENATAL MERCURY, SELENIUM, AND FATTY ACID EXPOSURE WITH CHILD COGNITION AT AGE 7 YEARS IN A US COHORT
Authors: OKEN, Emily1, AMARASIRIWARDENA, Chitra2, RIFAS-SHIMAN, Sheryl L.1, BELLINGER, David3, GILLMAN, Matthew W.1, WRIGHT, Robert O.3
(1) Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, emily_oken@hphc.org; (2) Harvard School of Public Health; (3) Children’s Hospital Boston;
FS15-O3 — 9:00-9:15
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SELENIUM AS A POTENTIAL PROTECTIVE FACTOR AGAINST ADVERSE MERCURY EFFECTS ON CARDIOVASCULAR FUNCTION IN AN ELDERLY FAROESE POPULATION
Authors: CHOI, Anna L1, BUDTZ-JORGENSEN, Esben2, PEDERSEN, Lise3, WEIHE, Pal4, GRANDJEAN, Philippe5
(1) Harvard School of Public Health, achoi@hsph.harvard.edu; (2) University of Copenhagen; (3) Odense University Hospital; (4) faroese Hospital System; (5) Harvard School of Public Health; University of Southern Denmark.
FS15-O4 — 9:15-9:30
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SELENIUM AND MERCURY OPPOSING INFLUENCES IN FISH-EATING POPULATIONS OF THE BRAZILIAN AMAZON
Authors: LEMIRE, Mélanie1, FILLION, Myriam2, PASSOS, Carlos José S3, GUIMARAES, Jean Remy D4, MERGLER, Donna2
(1) Axe santé des populations et environnementale, Centre de recherche du CHUQ, Université Laval, Canada, melanie.lemire@crchuq.ulaval.ca; (2) Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la biologie, la santé, la société et l’environnement (CINBIOSE), Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada; (3) Faculdade UnB-Planaltina, Universidade de Brasília, Brazil; (4) Laboratório de Traçadores, Instituto de Biofísica Carlos Chagas Filho, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil;
FS15-O5 — 9:30-9:45
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IN VIVO INTERACTION BETWEEN MERCURY COMPOUNDS AND SELENIUM: EFFECTS ON THIOREDOXIN REDUCTASE AND GLUTATHIONE PEROXIDASE
Authors: BRANCO, Vasco1, CANÁRIO, João2, HOLMGREN, Arne3, CARVALHO, Cristina4
(1) IMed.UL/IPIMAR, vbranco@ipimar.pt; (2) IPIMAR; (3) Karolinska Institutet; (4) IMed.UL.
FS15-O6 — 9:45-10:00
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SELENIUM PROTECTS AGAINST ADULT-ONSET, BUT NOT DEVELOPMENTAL, METHYLMERCURY EXPOSURE.
Author: NEWLAND, M. Christopher 1
(1) Auburn University, newlamc@auburn.edu
FS15-O7 — 10:00-10:15
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SELENIUM-MERCURY INTERACTION: MECHANISTIC QUESTIONS, MOLAR RATIOS AND RISK POLICY
Author: GOCHFELD, Michael1
(1) Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, gochfeld@eohsi.rutgers.edu
FS15-O8 — 10:15-10:30
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PHYSIOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPLICATIONS OF MERCURY-SELENIUM INTERACTIONS-THE
Author: RALSTON, Nicholas1
(1) University of North Dakota, nralston@undeerc.org
Friday, 29 July, 2011