2009 Expert Conference on Cell Phone Radiation

September 13-15, 2009: Credit Union House, Washington, D.C.


Overview and Introduction – Devra Davis, PhD, MPH

Overview of research and policy issues – Dariusz Leszczynski, PhD, STUK, Finland


Comments on searching for mechanisms of harm for radiofrequency signals – Ronald B. Herberman, MD, University of Pittsburgh


Dialogue on Modeling Exposure: Chair: Frank Barnes, PhD, University of Colorado, Chair of National Academy of Sciences Committee on Cell Phone Research Priorities

Mobile phone radiation absorption into the brain of children and adults – Om Gandhi, PhD, University of Utah, Salt Lake City


Reliability of the radiation calculations in current studies – Niels Kuster, PhD, IT’IS Foundation, Zurich, Switzerland


Mechanisms and Animal Studies: Chair: Henrietta Nittby, PhD, Lund University, Sweden

Search for mechanisms of cell phone radiation-induced biologic effects – Frank Barnes, PhD, University of Colorado, CO


Evidence for Cellular Stress – Heat Shock Protein Activation – Martin Blank, PhD, Columbia University, NY


Recent Findings on genetic damage at non-thermal levels – Wilhelm Mosgoeller, MD University of Vienna Cancer Institute, Vienna, Austria


National Toxicology Program plans for research – Michael Wyde PhD, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences


State of the Art Review: Chair: Wilhelm Mosgoeller, MD

Evidence for cancer-related effects – Henry Lai, PhD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA


Evidence for non-cancer effects – Leif Salford, MD, Lund University, Sweden


Methodological limitations of existing epidemiologic studies, future research needs and policy implications – Siegal Sadetzki, MD, MPH, Head, Cancer & Radiation Epidemiology Unit Gertner Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Israel


The view from the American Cancer Society – Michael Thun MD, Vice President, American Cancer Society

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH TRUST WASHINGTON RESEARCH AGENDA

2009 RESULTING FROM THE WASHINGTON, D.C. EXPERT CONFERENCE ON CELL PHONES AND HEALTH, SEPTEMBER 12TH-14TH, 2009

EDITED BY WILHELM MOSGOELLER, DEVRA L. DAVIS, DARIUSZ LESZCZYNSKI, HENRY LAI AND NIELS KUSTER

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