Award at the Hannover Messe 2018
The Association of German Engineers (VDI) awarded in the competition "Engineers and their achievements" the entry "Particulate matter on human lung cells" as an outstanding and innovative achievement. The exposure system for pulmonary cells to study the lung toxicity of aerosols was developed by the Institute of Technical Chemistry in cooperation with the Institute of Toxicology and Genetics and Vitrocell Systems. Numerous national and international research projects apply already this technology for the investigation of diesel exhaust, wood smoke and nanostructured metal oxides.
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