NIEHS-funded scientists work in a variety of disciplines, performing groundbreaking research into how the environment influences the development and progression of disease. Through these Stories of Success we invite you to explore the people behind the research in stories that you won't find in a scientific journal. Read about NIEHS grantees who are developing new technologies to better measure environmental exposures and their effects on our body; partnering with communities to help them understand the effects of pollution; and cultivating tomorrow's environmental health scientists.
April 1, 2020
Margaret Karagas, Ph.D.NIEHS grantee Margaret Karagas, Ph.D., studies how exposure to environmental chemicals affects our health throughout the life course.
April 1, 2020
Wen Xie, M.D., Ph.D.Wen Xie, M.D., Ph.D., studies how a cellular protein that detects environmental chemicals, called pregnane X receptors (PXR) also plays a role in normal functions and liver disease.
March 31, 2020
Matt Cave, M.D.Matt Cave, M.D., explores how environmental chemicals and diet can interact and contribute to liver disease.
March 30, 2020
Gary Perdew, Ph.D.Gary Perdew, Ph.D., studies how the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) pathway interacts with the microbiome, the immune system, and protective barriers in skin and the gut.