Jose G. Dórea

University of Brasilia, Brazil


Dr. Dórea's professional and academic background has been shaped by involvement with Public Health issues related to human lactation, children's growth and development. For the last 15 years his collaboration with environmental chemists geared his current experience in research on adverse effects of environmental pollutants. Lately he has combined nutritional issues with toxicology to address metabolism of neurotoxic metals (cadmium, lead, mercury, and aluminum) exposure during pregnancy, lactation, and throughout childhood. In the last five years, his research has increasingly concerned with early life exposure to different forms of mercury, integrating food and iatrogenic exposure. His research has been published in peer-reviewed scientific journals. He has authored and co-authored papers in journals of public health, environmental sciences, toxicology, and pharmacology.

Biography Updated on 14 August 2011

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