Peter Thorne, Ph.D.

Professor, Program Director
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Primary department: 
Occupational & Environmental Health
Secondary department(s): 
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Interdisciplinary program(s): 
Human Toxicology
Research description: 

Dr. Thorne's research interests include the studies of environmental risk factors for asthma, the health effects of inhaled air pollutants, inflammatory lung diseases, endotoxin-induced immunomodulation, nanotoxicology, and novel methodology for exposure assessment to airborne toxicants. Dr. Thorne is Project Leader for Project 6 and Project 7 of the Iowa Superfund Research Program. He also serves as the Director of the Environmental Health Sciences Center at the University of Iowa.