University of Washington School of Public Health

Lucio Costa - SPH Faculty Bio

Lucio Costa


Professor, Env. and Occ. Health Sciences

Box 354695
4225 Roosevelt Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98195
Tel: 206-543-2831

Research Interests

Neurotoxicology, molecular mechanisms of neurotoxicity, biochemical markers of neurotoxicity, children's health, food additives and contaminants, genetic susceptibility, in vitro toxicology, pesticides and children, alcohol, cell-cell interactions in developmental neurotoxicity, toxicology of brominated flame retardants, neurotoxicity of diesel exhaust,, paraoxonase 2, gender-differences in oxidative stress and neurotoxicity, autism related disorders, neurotoxicity of air pollution

KEYWORDS: Alcohol, Developmental neurotoxicity, Birth defects, Children's health, Food additives & contaminants, Genetic susceptibility to neurotoxicants, In vitro toxicology, Nervous system toxicity, Pesticides, Toxicology, Domoic acid, Polybrominated diphenyl ethers, Oxidative stress, Paraoxonase 1, Paraoxonase 2, organophosphorus insecticides, Food additives & contaminants, Genetic susceptibility to toxins, Reproductive toxicology, Solvents (toxicology & health effects), Autism, Diesel exhaust, Traffic-related air pollution

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PharmD   Pharmacology, University of Milan (Italy), 1977

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