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Tag: environmental health

Zoe Lindsey-Mills and Rob Smart talk in his lab

May 14, 2020

Center for Human Health and the Environment Receives $7.6M Funding Renewal

The NIEHS will continue to fund the center's work to understand how human health is impacted by environmental factors for another five years. 

Zoe Lindsey-Mills and Rob Smart review research on a laptop in their lab

Mar 4, 2020

Connecting Your World With Your Health

The Center for Human Health and the Environment shares its expertise with communities across North Carolina. 

Fishing boats on the Cape Fear River

Feb 7, 2020

High Levels of PFAS Affect Immune, Liver Functions in Cape Fear River Striped Bass

Researchers have found elevated levels of 11 per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals in the blood of Cape Fear River striped bass. 

NC State University sign

Nov 12, 2019

Flame-Retardant Exposure Increases Anxiety, Affects Social Behaviors in Prairie Vole

This research supports the hypothesis that chemical flame retardants can adversely affect neurological development and social behavior. 

NC State Belltower at night

May 21, 2018

Researcher to Study GenX Exposure in Cape Fear Fish, Alligators

An NC State toxicologist will study GenX exposure in striped bass, catfish and alligators that inhabit the Cape Fear River watershed. 

Center for Human Health and the Environment symposium

Feb 20, 2018

Researchers Explore the Link Between Environment, Genes and Health

NC State’s Center for Human Health and the Environment hosted its second annual symposium focused on epigenetics, the environment and human health. 

NC State Belltower

Nov 6, 2017

Researchers Receive Grant to Study GenX Exposure in New Hanover County Residents

NC State researchers will lead a new study on GenX exposure in New Hanover County residents. 

Nov 6, 2017

Prenatal Exposure to BPA at ‘Safe’ Levels Can Affect Gene Expression in Developing Rat Brain

New research finds that prenatal exposure to BPA at very low levels affects gene expression in the developing rat brain. 

Abstract architecture at entrance to NC State University

Jul 12, 2015

Early Lead Exposure Affects Gene Expression Throughout Life

The study, led by NC State biologists, sheds more light on the long-term effects of early lead exposure on DNA and may help to develop therapies to treat or reverse the damage.