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 PFAS chemicals and preterm birth. 

Citation: Taibl KR, Dunlop AL, Barr DB, Li YY, Eick SM, Kannan K, Ryan PB, Schroder M, Rushing B, Fennell T, Chang CJ, Tan Y, Marsit CJ, Jones DP, Liang D. 2023. Newborn metabolomic signatures of maternal per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance exposure and reduced length of gestation. Nat Commun 14(1):3120.