A new video is available here about the importance of double-masking by Emily Sickbert-Bennett, PhD, and Phillip Clapp, PhD.
Collaborative research between CEMALB and EPA investigators shows that double masking can provide additional protection for the wearer. However, improving fit with the outer mask is key. Read more here!
Rebuli and team’s “Electronic-cigarette use alters nasal mucosal immune response to live-attenuated influenza virus. A clinical trial.” received recognition as Extramural Paper of the Month in NIEHS’ Environmental Factor. Click here to read more!
“Starting in February 2021, a new collaborative initiative between the UNC Institute for the Environment, the Curriculum in Toxicology and Environmental Medicine in the UNC School of Medicine, and the Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences at North Carolina Central University (NCCU), will provide research opportunities for diverse undergraduates through a new program called the … Continued
Dr. Moran’s proposal titled Role of the Indoor Exposome in Peanut Allergy Development received new funding this week.
Check it out here.
Dr. Ilona Jaspers has been studying the effects of vaping for over a decade… see what she has to say! Watch the video here.
Dr. Moran’s work with food allergies and the effects the environment can have on them has taken the spotlight! His efforts to discover factors regarding food allergies have resulted in a suggestion that food allergies might not be developed entirely from genetics. Read all about his recent findings here.
Dr. David Peden’s research regarding the effects that smoke had on firefighters and their susceptibility to COVID-19 was displayed by CBS17 news on September 28th. Comparable to influenza, the novel coronavirus may affect the body in similar ways, which allows for some conclusions to be hypothesized. Click here to read more.
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) recently published an article about Dr. Ilona Jaspers, her research studies and findings, her contributions to The University of North Carolina, her collaborations with other researchers through the NIEHS, and other accomplishments. Click here to read more!