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Your Environment. Your Health.

2022 Stories of Success

Yu Chen, Ph.D.
Exploring the Cardiovascular Effects of Arsenic Exposure

May 2, 2022

Yu Chen, Ph.D.

Yu Chen, Ph.D., an epidemiologist at the New York University Grossman School of Medicine, studies how arsenic exposure may lead to cardiovascular disease (CVD), which affects the heart and blood vessels.
Tiffany Sanchez, Ph.D.
Uncovering the Link Between Metals and Disease

April 19, 2022

Tiffany Sanchez, Ph.D.

Former NIEHS-funded trainee Tiffany Sanchez, Ph.D., is now an assistant professor committed to identifying strategies to prevent arsenic-related diseases.
Stefano Monti, Ph.D.
Preventing Disease Through Bioinformatics

April 19, 2022

Stefano Monti, Ph.D.

Using computational approaches, Stefano Monti, Ph.D., aims to model environmental chemicals and predict their long-term effects on human health.
Shobhan Gaddameedhi, Ph.D.
Exploring the Role of the Biological Clock in Gene-environment Interactions

April 15, 2022

Shobhan Gaddameedhi, Ph.D.

With funding from the NIEHS ONES Program, Shobhan Gaddameedhi, Ph.D., is exploring how our circadian clock helps protect against genomic instability and environmental carcinogenesis.
Yinsheng Wang, Ph.D.
Visualizing DNA Damage Through a Molecular Lens

April 13, 2022

Yinsheng Wang, Ph.D.

With funding from the NIEHS RIVER Program, Yinsheng Wang, Ph.D., uses sophisticated chemical tools to learn how DNA modifications affect gene function.
Dana Dolinoy, Ph.D., in a white lab coat
Connecting the Epigenome to Environmental Health

March 11, 2022

Dana Dolinoy, Ph.D.

With funding from the NIEHS RIVER Program, Dana Dolinoy, Ph.D., is developing new ways to reverse the effects of toxic exposure and improve health.
Veena Antony, M.D.
Advancing Environmental Justice Through Research and Outreach

March 4, 2022

Veena Antony, M.D.

As director of the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s SRP Center, Veena Antony, M.D., is committed to improving lung health in residents near a local Superfund site.
Mónica Ramírez-Andreotta, Ph.D.
Engaging Communities to Improve Well-being

February 17, 2022

Mónica Ramírez-Andreotta

With NIEHS support, Mónica Ramírez-Andreotta, Ph.D., uses participatory methods to build environmental health literacy and involve communities to translate research into action.
Nicole Sparks, Ph.D.
Applying Novel Techniques to Understand Developmental Toxicity in Bone

January 20, 2022

Nicole Sparks, Ph.D.

With funding from NIH’s new MOSAIC Program, Nicole R. Sparks, Ph.D., studies how toxic chemicals affect microRNA associated with skeletal health. MicroRNAs are small pieces of RNA that play a vital role in gene expression.
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