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Mar 15, 2021

Podcast: Plastics, BPA and Phthalates

Neuroendocrinologist Heather Patisaul speaks with NC State's Audio Abstract podcast about how chemicals found in plastics can affect brain and reproductive system development. 

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Feb 22, 2021

Q&A: Phthalates and Child Brain Development

Neuroendocrinologist Heather Patisaul talks about how phthalates can impact developing brains. 

Jun Ninomiya-Tsuji

Dec 18, 2020

NC State Toxicologist Awarded $1.8M to Study Contributors to Inflammatory Disease

Jun Ninomiya-Tsuji will use the five-year grant to investigate how certain signaling pathways contribute to inflammatory diseases. 

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Nov 17, 2020

NC State Researchers Take On COVID-19

Toxicologist Jane Hoppin is among the NC State researchers who have pivoted to use their work to study aspects of this deadly disease. 

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Nov 12, 2020

In Mice, Cadmium Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Obesity, Metabolic Issues in Adult Female Offspring

Female offspring of mice exposed to cadmium during pregnancy suffer from obesity, fatty livers and abnormal glucose processing. 

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Oct 28, 2020

NC State Researchers Invite Wilmington, Brunswick County Residents to Participate in GenX Exposure Study

NC State researchers are recruiting new participants from Wilmington and Brunswick County for the GenX Exposure Study. 

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Sep 29, 2020

Vitamin D Deficiency Leads to Obesity, Stunted Growth in Zebrafish

A zebrafish study shows that lack of Vitamin D in early development can lead to obesity and stunted growth. 

Jul 23, 2020

New Research Published From GenX Exposure Study

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This week researchers from North Carolina State University released new findings in a study of PFAS contaminants in the blood samples taken from Wilmington volunteers. 

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Jul 22, 2020

Study: Novel PFAS Comprise 24% of Those Measured in Blood of Wilmington, N.C., Residents

The GenX Exposure Study found unusual levels of these chemicals, whose human health effects are not yet known. 

May 29, 2020

Metabolite Analysis of ALS Patient Blood Plasma Could Reveal, Rule Out, Possible Biomarkers for Disease

Blood plasma analysis could aid in the search for ALS biomarkers.