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HERCULES Early Career Investigator Named to EPA Advisory Committee

HERCULES Early Career Researcher and Emory Rollins Assistant Professor Stephanie Eick was recently named as an advisor to the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Science Advisory Committee for Chemicals. This committee provides independent scientific and technical advice to the EPA on its implementation of policies related to the control of toxic substances.  To learn more […]

NIEHS Extramural Paper of the Month: Donghai Liang Understanding PFAS

Congratulations to HERCULES Researcher and Emory Rollins School of Public Health Assistant Professor, Donghai Liang, and Environmental Health Sciences Doctoral Student, Kaitlin Taibl, whose recent publication was recognized by the NIEHS Environmental Factor as an Extramural Paper of the Month. They used metabolomics to understand the biology underlying the demonstrated relationship between prenatal exposures to […]

NIEHS Podcast: The Exposome and Health

NIEHS recently released a podcast series on the exposome featuring HERCULES scientist Doug Walker and CEC Director Melanie Pearson. Read the episode descriptions below and listen to the episodes here! Part 1: Doug Walker         Part 2 – Melanie Pearson       The Exposome and Health (Part 1) We are exposed […]

HERCULES Pilot reports exposure results back to Brunswick residents

A HERCULES Pilot Project has partnered with residents in Brunswick for the last two years to study whether levels of certain metals, pesticides and other man-made chemicals are higher than normal in their bodies. The researchers presented results at a community meeting in mid-January 2024. The meeting was covered by the Brunswick News and the […]