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Nano-Safety Research Group

Specialists in the assessment of nanomaterial toxicity to human health and the environment

Review Articles

We have written a number of reviews in the area of Nanotoxicology. Recent publications include:

  • Kermanizadeh A, Gaiser B, Johnston H, Brown D, Stone V (2013). Toxicological impact of engineered nanomaterials on the liver – a review.  British Journal of Pharmacology [In Press]  
  • Johnston H, Pojana G, Zuin S, Jacobsen NR, Møller P, Loft S, Semmler-Behnke M, McGuiness C, Balharry D, Marcomini A, Wallin H, Kreyling W, Donaldson K, Tran L, Stone V. (2013). Engineered nanomaterial risk. Lessons learnt from completed nanotoxicology studies: potential solutions to current and future challenges. Crit Rev Toxicol. 43(1):1-20
  • Johnston HBrown D, Kermanizadeh A, Gubbins E, Stone V. (2012). Investigating the relationship between nanomaterial hazard and physicochemical properties: Informing the exploitation of nanomaterials within therapeutic and diagnostic applications. J Control Release. 164:307-13.
  • Klaine, S.J., Alvarez, P.J.J., Batley, G.E., Fernandes, T.F., et al. (2008) Nanomaterials in the environment: Behavior, fate, bioavailability, and effects. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry27(9), 1825-1851.
  • Stone, V., Nowack, N., Baun, A., van den Brink, N., von der Kammer, F., Dusinska, M., Handy, R., Hankin, S., Hassellöv, M., Joner, E., Fernandes, T.F. (2010) Nanomaterials for environmental studies: Classification, reference material issues, and strategies for physico-chemical characterisation. Science of The Total Environment408(7): 1745-54.
  • Bouwmeester, H., Lynch, I., Marvin, H., Dawson, K., Berges, M., Braguer, D., Byrne, H.J., Casey, A., Chambers, G., Clift, M., Elia, G., Fernandes, T.F., Fjellsbø, L., Hatto, P., Juillerat, L., Klein, C., Kreyling, W., Nickel, C., Riediker, M., Stone, V. (2011) Minimal analytical characterisation of engineered nanomaterials. Nanotoxicology5(1), 1-11.
  • Handy, R.D., Cornelis, G., Fernandes, T.F., et al. (2012) Ecotoxicity test methods for engineered nanomaterials: practical experiences and recommendations from the bench.Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 31(1): 15–31.
  • Handy, R.D., van den Brink, N., Chappell, M., Muhling, M., Behra, R., Dusinska, M., Simpson, P., Ahtiainen, J., Jha, A.N., Seiter, J., Bednar, A., Kennedy, A., Fernandes, T.F., Riediker, M. (2012). Practical Considerations for conducting Ecotoxicity Test Methods with Manufactured Nanomaterials: What have we learned so far? Ecotoxicology, 21(4), 933-72.
  • Hunt, G., Iseult Lynch, Flemming Cassee, Richard D. Handy, Teresa F. Fernandes, et al (2013) Towards a Consensus View on Understanding Nanomaterials Hazards and Managing Exposure: Knowledge Gaps and Recommendations. Materials, 6(3), 1090-1117.
  • Oomen, A., Peter M.J. Bos, Teresa F. Fernandes, et al. (2013). Concern-driven integrated approaches to nanomaterial testing and assessment - Report of the NanoSafety Cluster Working Group 10. NanotoxicologyIn Press.
  • Hristozov, D., Laura MacCalman, Keld Alstrup Jensen, Vicki Stone, Janeck Scott-Fordsmand, Bernd Nowack, Teresa Fernandes, Antonio Marcomini (2013). Risk Assessment of Engineered Nanomaterials: State of the Art and Roadmap for Future Research. InNanotoxicology: Progress towards Nanomedicine (Editors: Nancy A. Monteiro-Riviere, C.Lang Tran). In Press.