Phase 1: Exposome Roadshow Workshop East Point neighbors are concerned about the periodic chemical emissions of toluene, xylene, ethylbenzene, penta, and creosote from nearby manufacturing plants. At times, the odors cause residents to stay indoors. Some individuals experience dizziness or headaches when breathing these fumes. Residents came together […]
A big congratulations to EHS students for … Defending their Dissertation: Donghai Liang in May, on “Development and Evaluation of External and Internal Methods for Assessing Exposures to Traffic Related Air Pollution”, working with dissertation chair Jeremy Sarnat … and now Assistant Research Professor of Environmental Health at RSPH! Kostya Kartavenka in September, on ”Development and Field […]
Local NPR station WABE 90.1 airs a continuing series on Atlanta’s Proctor Creek on “Morning Edition.” HERCULES SAB members Na’Taki Osborne-Jelks and Tony Torrence can be heard here describing the conditions and community activism in the area. The series also featured highlights from the Proctor Creek Health Survey on indoor mold and asthma conducted by Andrea Winquist (Emory) and […]
Emory News Center Woodruff Health Sciences Center May 30, 2017 Contact: Melva Robertson, 404-727-5692, firstname.lastname@example.org The HERCULES Exposome Research Center based in the Emory University Rollins School of Public Health has received a $7.5 million renewal in funding for the next five years from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). “This award isn’t just about renewing one […]
Environmental Health Data Sciences Core Director, Lance Waller, presented a lecture titled “Data Issues: Multiple Testing, Bias, Confounding, & Missing Data” as part of the Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Guide to the Fundamentals of Data Science Series. All lectures in this series may be viewed here.
Dean Jones will be speaking at a Yale School of Public Health conference, “Lifetime Exposures and Human Health: The Exposome,” on April 19, 2017. Check their website for details and registration.
Information Session: November 12, 2018; 11:00 am-12:00 pm; Claudia Nance Rollins Room 6001 Download a PDF of the application instructions here. The HERCULES Exposome Research Center (NIEHS P30 ES019776) is pleased to announce the 2019 Pilot Project Program in Environmental Health Sciences. HERCULES will fund five pilot awards at up to $40,000 (direct costs) each. […]
Work by HERCULES Investigators Christine Payne and Melissa Kemp on titanium dioxide nanoparticles was recently featured in the Georgia Tech Research Horizons magazine. These nanoparticles, found in food and personal care items, have generally been considered safe using standard measures of cell health. Payne and Kemp’s research looked at gene expressing enzymes, however, and found […]
Biomedical Computation Review recently published “Taking on the Exposome: Bringing Bioinformatics Tools to the Environmental Side of the Health Equation.” Kristin Sainani, PhD, reviews progress in exposome research, including recent Environment-Wide Association Studies and novel data collection techniques, as well as significant remaining challenges in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting exposome data. The article concludes with […]