Megan Herting, Ph.D.
Exposing Connections Between Air Pollution and Early Brain Development

December 12, 2023

Megan Herting, Ph.D.

Megan Herting, Ph.D., wants to understand environmental ties between the brain and human behavior.
Michael Petriello, Ph.D.
Gut Check: Studying Environmental Connections Between Diet and Disease

November 29, 2023

Michael Petriello, Ph.D.

NIEHS grant recipient Michael Petriello, Ph.D., studies how the interplay between environmental pollutants and nutrition influences health.
Joann Sweasy, Ph.D.
Connecting DNA, Autoimmunity, and the Environment

October 11, 2023

Joann Sweasy, Ph.D.

NIEHS RIVER grantee Joann Sweasy, Ph.D., is exploring how gene-environment interactions affect the development of lupus.
Marianthi-Anna Kioumourtzoglou
Harnessing Data to Track Understudied Air Pollution Impacts

September 19, 2023

Marianthi-Anna Kioumourtzoglou, Sc.D.

Marianthi-Anna Kioumourtzoglou, Sc.D., an environmental engineer and epidemiologist at Columbia University, studies the effects of air pollution and climate change on populations and develops innovative methods to study the health effects of environmental exposures.
Irfan Rahman, Ph.D.
What Makes Us Tick: Smoking’s Effect on Our Biological Clock

August 10, 2023

Irfan Rahman, Ph.D.

Irfan Rahman, Ph.D., an NIEHS grant recipient at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC), studies the cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in the development of chronic inflammatory lung diseases.
Honglei Chen, M.D., Ph.D.
Sniffing Out Signs of Neurodegeneration

May 9, 2023

Honglei Chen, Ph.D.

Honglei Chen, M.D., Ph.D., a NIEHS grantee at Michigan State University (MSU) College of Human Medicine, studies how the interplay between environmental factors and those early symptoms might shape disease development.
Upal Ghosh, Ph.D.
Enhancing Remediation Technology to Clean Up Contaminants

March 23, 2023

Upal Ghosh, Ph.D.

By exploring how chemical contaminants move through the environment and affect aquatic food webs, Upal Ghosh, Ph.D., of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), aims to develop and implement technologies to help ecosystems recover from pollution.
Abby Fleisch, M.D., M.P.H.
Linking Early Life Exposures with Lifelong Health

February 24, 2023

Abby Fleisch, M.D., M.P.H.

NIEHS grantee Abby Fleisch, M.D., M.P.H., studies how exposure to environmental pollutants early in life can harm health as we age.