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  • Developing a finger-prick blood test for toxic metals

    Article includes comments from Erin Haynes, DrPH, professor in the Department of Environmental Health. A UIC professor is spearheading an effort to develop a small, portable sensor that measures human exposure to toxic metals like lead and manganese using a single finger prick of blood -and that delivers results in minutes.
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  • Dr. Alvaro Puga keynotes international symposium

    Alvaro Puga, PhD, professor of environmental health, associate director for the Center for Environmental Genetics, and a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), delivered the keynote address at the 2018 International Ah Receptor Symposium (AhR 2018). The conference was held August 28-31 in Paris.
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UC researcher studies cancer-detecting mouthwash with help from ACS grant

Researchers at UC are investigating whether certain molecular markers that canbe collected from simple mouthwash samples can help in identifying throat andmouth cancers. Read Story


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