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Featured News

  • Amit Bhattacharya named senior member to NAI

    Amit Bhattacharya, PhD, professor in the Department of Environmental Health, and Xiaoyang Qi, PhD, professor in the Division of Hematology Oncology, have been named senior members of the National Academy of Inventors. They were two of 54 from across the country given this honor.
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  • Air pollution gets into your brain, and scientists want to know what it’s doing to you

    Article includes research by and comments from Kelly Brunst, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Health. Outdoor air pollution causes millions of deaths each year—4.2 million premature deaths globally, according to the World Health Organization. Over time, fine particles of inhaled smog cause cardiovascular and lung issues, like lung cancer and stroke. These air pollutants may have equally insidious effects on the brain.
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