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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. 

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May 14, 2020

Researchers Receive NSF Grant to Track Novel Coronavirus in Wastewater

Wastewater monitoring for novel coronavirus could help provide early warning of outbreaks. 

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. 

Carolyn Mattingly in her lab

Jan 15, 2020

Molecular Toxicologist Mattingly Named Head of Biological Sciences Department at NC State

Carolyn Mattingly was recently named the new head of the college's largest academic department. 

Rob Smart

Nov 12, 2019

Molecular Toxicologist Smart Named Goodnight Distinguished Chair

The College of Sciences has named Rob Smart as the Goodnight Distinguished Chair in Molecular Toxicology. 

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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. 

Graphic of listeria in cells with and without cell-killing proteins.

Apr 18, 2019

Cell-Killing Proteins Suppress Listeria Without Killing Cells

What happens when proteins that kill cells as a defense mechanism decide to not kill cells? An NC State study reveals the answer.