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Gabriele  Ludewig, PhD
Professor of Occupational & Environmental Health
Email: gabriele-ludewig@uiowa.edu
Phone: (319) 335-4650

EHSRC Role(s): Member, Oxidative Stress and Metabolism Research Core


Dr. Ludewig is conducting research in the mechanisms of toxicity, genotoxicity and carcinogenicity of compounds found as contaminants in food and the environment. She devotes special emphasis to the study of halogenated compounds, such as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs).

Selected Publications:

  • Shen H, Li M, Wang B, Lai IK, Robertson LW, Ludewig G. Dietary antioxidants (selenium and N-acetylcysteine) modulate paraoxonase 1 (PON1) in PCB 126-exposed rats. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2013 May 4. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Lai IK, Klaren WD, Li M, Wels B, Simmons DL, Olivier AK, Haschek WM, Wang K, Ludewig G, Robertson LW. Does dietary copper supplementation enhance or diminish PCB126 toxicity in the rodent liver? Chem Res Toxicol. 2013 May 20;26(5):634-44.
  • Lauby-Secretan B, Loomis D, Grosse Y, El Ghissassi F, Bouvard V, Benbrahim-Tallaa L, Guha N, Baan R, Mattock H, Straif K; International Agency for Research on Cancer Monograph Working Group IARC, Lyon, France. Carcinogenicity of polychlorinated biphenyls and polybrominated biphenyls. Lancet Oncol. 2013 Apr;14(4):287-8.