Join us to help set priorities for the next 5 years of HERCULES funding. This will be an interactive day, and we want to hear your thoughts. The day will also include updates from the HERCULES Director, Pilot Awardees, and the Community Engagement Core, as well as opportunities to network with potential research collaborators. Registration […]
The Exposome: Capturing the totality of environmental exposures across the lifetime to better understand the environment’s contribution to health and disease.
Measuring Unknown PFAS Exposures and their Effects on Preterm Birth Study Title: Comparing Two Analytic Methods for Assessing PFAS Exposures in Environmental Epidemiology Studies: Targeted PFAS Mixtures Versus Total Flourine PI: Stephanie Eick, School of Public Health, Environmental Health PFAS (Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances) are a class of chemicals found almost everywhere in the United […]
In this episode of NIEHS’s Podcast, Environmental Health Chat, HERCULES Investigator Eri Saikawa and Rosario Hernandez, Executive Director of Historic Westside Gardens, discuss their partnership that was initiated with a HERCULES Pilot Award. They work with residents living in Atlanta’s Westside community to test their soil for lead and other contaminants and raise awareness of […]
The exposome concept provides a framework to better incorporate the environment into the study of health and disease and has been defined by academics to encompass all lifetime exposures including toxicants, diet, and lifestyle choices. However, initial applications of the exposome concept have been less apt at measuring social determinants of health, focusing primarily on […]