UNC Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility

The Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility (CEHS) 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.
CEHS researchers, staff and students conduct outreach activities that aim to engage community audiences and share CEHS research findings in order to raise awareness about environmental health issues and improve public health.
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CEHS staff and researchers participate in SciVentures Summer Camp. More…

Study in mice find weight loss reduces progression of basal-like breast cancer. More…

Andy Olshan is named Hulka Distinguished Professor. More…

 

Researcher Highlight

Solving cancer’s secret: five questions with UNC geneticist Chuck Perou

Some fathers play ball with their sons. Or take them fishing. Chuck Perou’s father took his son to his pathology lab to show him how a pathologist conducts tests and runs experiments. Perou, a nature junky at a young age, learned precisely how things go wrong in the human body to cause disease. He learned what could be done about disease and what sometimes couldn’t. Fascinated, the young Perou seemed destined to study what makes one kind of tumor deadly and another curable. More…