Jerold Last

Position Title
Professor, Director

  • Atmospheric Science

Research Interest

  • Health Effects - Effects of particles on mouse lungs, mouse models of asthma, mechanisms of particle toxicity
  • Urban and Regional Smog - PM, Ozone, other pollutants-health effects, lung toxicity
  • Agricultural Emissions - Role of endotoxin and other microbial products in PM toxicity

Research Summary

My research focuses on Inhalation toxicology, animal models of disease, and mechanisms underlying PM toxicity. Biomarkers of oxidant stress in the lung.

Teaching Summary

I teach problem-based learning for medical school and lower division undergraduates, toxicology, freshman seminars