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Education

1974 BS , Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah,
1978 MS , Duke University, Durham, North Carolina,
1982 PhD , Duke University, Durham, North Carolina,

Honors and Awards

2008 University Citation for Distinguished Teaching, University of California, Davis
2006 Faculty Teaching Award, School of Veterinary Medicine
2000 Favorite Teacher Award, School of Veterinary Medicine
1998 Favorite Teacher Award, School of Veterinary Medicine

Active Research Grants

Co-Investigator, Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase is a Novel Therapeutic Target in Asthma, Bruce Hammock (Principal Investigator), American Asthma Foundation

Co-Investigator, California National Primate Research Center , Harros Lewin (Principal Investigator), NIH

Co-Investigator, Coccidioidomycosis Among California Hispanic Farm Workers, Stephen A McCurdy (Principal Investigator), CDC/NIOSH

Principal Investigator, Agriculture and Climate Change Impacts on Workers' Health and Safety, (Principal Investigator), CDC/NIOSH

Other, UC Davis Environmental Health Sciences Core Center, Hertz-Picciotto (Principal Investigator), NIH/NIEHS

Principal Investigator, Respiratory and Ocular Toxicity of Inhaled Nanomaterials, (Principal Investigator), National Institute of Environmental Health Science

Other, Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety, Marc Schenker (Principal Investigator), CDC/NIOSH

Principal Investigator, Project 1: DIFFERENTIAL CHARACTERIZATION OF AIR POLLUTANT EMISSIONS AND ASSOCIATED TOXICITY FROM COMMON AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES IN THE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, (Principal Investigator), CDC/NIOSH

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • : Evaluating the mechanistic evidence and key data gaps in assessing the potential carcinogenicity of carbon nanotubes and nanofibers in humans 2016 Kuempel ED, Jaurand MC, Møller P, Morimoto Y, Kobayashi N, Pinkerton KE, Sargent LM, Vermeulen RC, Fubini B, Kane AB Evaluating the mechanistic evidence and key data gaps in assessing the potential carcinogenicity of carbon nanotubes and nanofibers in humans Crit Rev Toxicol,
  • : Size-Dependent Deposition, Translocation, and Microglial Activation of Inhaled Silver Nanoparticles in the Rodent Nose and Brain 2016 Patchin ES, Anderson DS, Silva RM, Uyeminami DL, Scott GM, Guo T, Van Winkle LS, Pinkerton KE Size-Dependent Deposition, Translocation, and Microglial Activation of Inhaled Silver Nanoparticles in the Rodent Nose and Brain Environ Health Perspect,
  • : Investigating the Effects of Particulate Matter on House Dust Mite and Ovalbumin Allergic Airway Inflammation in Mice 2016 Castañeda AR, Pinkerton KE Investigating the Effects of Particulate Matter on House Dust Mite and Ovalbumin Allergic Airway Inflammation in Mice Curr Protoc Toxicol,
  • : Early life exposure to environmental tobacco smoke alters immune response to asbestos via a shift in inflammatory phenotype resulting in increased disease development 2016 Brown TA, Holian A, Pinkerton KE, Lee JW, Cho YH. Early life exposure to environmental tobacco smoke alters immune response to asbestos via a shift in inflammatory phenotype resulting in increased disease development Inhalation Toxicology,
  • : Aerosolized Silver Nanoparticles in the Rat Lung and Pulmonary Responses over Time 2016 Silva RM, Anderson DS, Peake J, Edwards PC, Patchin ES, Guo T, Gordon T, Chen LC, Sun X, Van Winkle LS, Pinkerton KE Aerosolized Silver Nanoparticles in the Rat Lung and Pulmonary Responses over Time Toxicol Pathol,
  • : Wooden hutch space allowance influences male Holstein calf health, performance, daily lying time, and respiratory immunity 2016 Calvo-Lorenzo MS, Hulbert LE, Fowler AL, Louie A, Gershwin LJ, Pinkerton KE, Ballou MA, Klasing KC, Mitloehner FM Wooden hutch space allowance influences male Holstein calf health, performance, daily lying time, and respiratory immunity J Dairy Sci ,
  • : Pulmonary health effects of air pollution 2016 Kurt OK, Zhang J, Pinkerton KE Pulmonary health effects of air pollution Curr Opin Pulm Med,
  • : HDAC3 mediates smoking-induced pancreatic cancer 2016 Edderkaoui M, Xu S, Chheda C, Morvaridi S, Hu RW, Grippo PJ, Mascariñas E, Principe DR, Knudsen B, Xue J, Habtezion A, Uyeminami D, Pinkerton KE, Pandol SJ HDAC3 mediates smoking-induced pancreatic cancer Oncotarget,
  • : Temporal and Spatial Expression of Transforming Growth Factor-ß after Airway Remodeling to Tobacco Smoke in Rats 2016 Hoang LL, Nguyen YP, Aspeé R, Bolton SJ, Shen YH, Wang L, Kenyon NJ, Smiley-Jewell S, Pinkerton KE Temporal and Spatial Expression of Transforming Growth Factor-ß after Airway Remodeling to Tobacco Smoke in Rats Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol,
  • : Persistence of silver nanoparticles in the rat lung: Influence of dose, size, and chemical composition. 2015 Anderson, DS, Silva, RM, Lee, D, Edwards, PC, Sharmah, A, Guo, T, Pinkerton, KE, Van Winkle, LS Persistence of silver nanoparticles in the rat lung: Influence of dose, size, and chemical composition. Nanotoxicology,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2015 Peake JL, Pinkerton KE: Gross and Subgross Anatomy of Lungs, Pleura, Connective Tissue Septa, Distal Airways, and Structural Units, Chapter 3, Parent RA, (ed), Comparative Biology of the Normal Lung Second Edition, New York. 21-31.

2015 Pinkerton KE, Van Winkle LS, Plopper CG: Structural and Cellular Diversity of the Mammalian Respiratory System, Chapter 1, Parent RA, (ed), Comparative Biology of the Normal Lung Second Edition, New York. 3-5.

2015 Green FHY, Pinkerton KE.: Environmental Determinants of Lung Aging, Chapter 27, Richard Harding and Kent E. Pinkerton, (ed), The Lung: Development, Aging and the Environment, 2nd Edition, New York. 471-491.

2015 Xu JY, Smiley-Jewell S, Claude J, Pinkerton KE. : Effects Environmental Tobacco Smoke during Early Life Stages, Chapter 21, Richard Harding and Kent E. Pinkerton, (ed), The Lung: Development, Aging and the Environment, 2nd Edition, New York. 385-397.

2015 Pinkerton KE, Herring MJ, Hyde DM, Green FHY: Normal Aging of the Lung, Chapter 14, Richard Harding and Kent E. Pinkerton, (ed), The Lung: Development, Aging and the Environment, 2nd Edition, New York. 265-285.