On Friday, September 22, the Duke University Program in Environmental Health (UPEH) and the Duke University Superfund Research Center hosted a day-long symposium that brought together researchers, students, representatives from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), and members of the public to learn about the Superfund Research […]

Superfund Symposium Celebrates History, Accomplishments, and Collaborations

By Catherine Kastleman, Program Coordinator, Research Translation Core Here’s some good news: as of 2014, over half of all participants in clinical trials funded by the NIH are female, whereas in the past females have been largely under-represented in such trials. Due to the increased enrollment of women in recent years, scientists are beginning […]

ITEHP Symposium Highlights Sex Differences in Developmental Neurotoxic Effects

  On Tuesday, November 29, 2016, Dr. Nishad Jayasundara delivered the Wetterhahn Award Lecture at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Several members of the Duke Superfund Research Center attended to show their support at the culminating event of the award year. […]

Trainee Nishad Jayasundara Delivers Wetterhahn Award Lecture at NIEHS

Last week (Dec. 5-8), the Duke Superfund Research Center participated in the Superfund Research Program’s Annual Meeting and the NIEHS Environmental Health Science FEST (EHS FEST), which were held at the Durham Convention Center in downtown Durham, NC. We also participated in the Research Triangle Environmental Health Collaborative meeting at […]

A Full Week of Superfund, Environmental Health, and Citizen Science ...