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Webinar on metal sensitivity

On 23 November, a 3-hour session on Hypersensitization Reactions due to Metal and Metalloid Exposure will be broadcast as part of The 2nd International Industrial and Environmental Toxicology conference.
The session runs 18.30-21 GMP+3. Programme below and here as well. Register here.

Hypersensitization Reactions due to Metal and Metalloid Exposure
Chair: Kathryn CREEK, MS. Beryllium Solutions International, USAIntroduction to Metal-induced Hypersensitization. How does this work and what elements are the bad actors?
Kathryn Creek, MS. Beryllium Solutions International, USA

Intact and Damaged Skin Permeation of Metal Particles.
Dr. Francesca Larese Filon, MD. Università degli Studi di Trieste, Italia

Chronic Beryllium Disease and the US Experience. Why is Europe in the early stages of discovery?
Dr. Mike McCawley, PhD; Lisa Barker, MS. West Virginia University; National Jewish Health

NIOSH Studies on Beryllium Risk. What have we learn from primary beryllium production industry?
Dr. Abbas Virji, PhD, Dr. Christine Schuler, Principle Epidemiologist. National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, USA, NIOSH

Metal-induced Reactions Resulting from Implants and The Link to Autoimmune Disorders.
Dr. Scott Schroeder, MD. Foot and Ankle Center of Wenatchee, USA

Sensitization Tests and Their Availability
Olaf Beckord, MS. InVitaLab, Germany

Chest wall shrapnel-induced beryllium-sensitization and associated pulmonary disease
Dr. Lizy Fireman, MD. Sackler School of Medicine Tel Aviv University, Israel

Needs for Effective Medical Surveillance for Beryllium Workers
Dr. Lisa Maier, MD. National Jewish Health