UNC Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility

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The Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility in the UNC-Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health promotes state-of-the-art research on environmental health and translates that Center research to help reduce the burden of environmentally related disease.

News

The Genetics and Environmental Mutagenesis Society (GEMS) has announced its Spring Meeting, which will address “The Carcinogenicity of Outdoor Air Pollution” and will be held on April 28, 2014. More…

CEHS researcher, Dr. Rebecca Fry, publishes findings on toxic metal levels in children residing in Vietnamese smelting village. More…

CEHS researcher, Dr. Liza Makowski, explores the impact of glucose uptake on inflammatory processes related to obesity. More…

 

Researcher Highlight

Andy Olshan: The birth defects detective

Andy Olshan is trying to solve some of the saddest mysteries of medicine.

Each year in North Carolina, more than 4,000 children are born with birth defects. Doctors still don’t know what causes most birth defects, even the ones—like spina bifida—that we can take some measures to prevent.  More…

Andy Olshan is named Hulka Distinguished Professor. More…