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HERCULES Highlights from 2017-2021

HERCULES aims to serve as an intellectual hub in the advancement and translation of exposome research to improve human health. Here we highlight some of our accomplishments towards that goal from the 2nd cycle of HERCULES funding from 2017 – 2021. Click on the image for a full page printable PDF.         […]

Pilot Project Recipients Year 9

Investigating Biological Pathways through which Air Pollution and Folic Acid May Impact Female Fertility Study Title: Traffic Related Air Pollution, Folic Acid, and DNA Methylation in the Follicular Fluid PI: Audrey Gaskins, School of Public Health, Epidemiology Traffic-related air pollution (e.g., emissions from motor vehicles) may lower fertility in women. Emerging evidence suggests that folic […]

HERCULES Pilot Funding Continues to Make an Impact in the Community

Eri Saikawa’s work on soil lead contamination in west Atlanta started with HERCULES Pilot Program funding and continues to make an impact in the community. EPA’s recent expansion of the potential lead contamination zone was featured on the front page of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on May 19th.  Photo by Curtis Compton of the AJC