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Alexia Perryman Awarded ToxScholar Grant to Serve as Invited Speaker at California State University-East Bay

March 29, 2022

Congratulations to Alexia Perryman for receiving the Society of Toxicology ToxScholar Outreach Grant to support her visit to California State University-East Bay (CSU-EB), where she served as an Invited Speaker for the “Introduction to Toxicology” undergraduate course. Alexia was hosted by the instructor, UNC CiTEM alumnus Brett Winters, and his students. Alexia presented on inhalation … Continued

Woodsmoke particle exposure prior to SARS-CoV-2 infection alters antiviral response gene expression in human nasal epithelial cells in a sex-dependent manner

February 6, 2022

Exposure to woodsmoke particles before infection with SARS-CoV2 dampens antiviral gene expression in human nasal epithelial cells, especially in cells derived from females. These studies provide additional evidence that we need to consider how exposures to wildfire smoke could affect respiratory immune responses, particularly in the context of the current COVID-19 pandemic. Read more about … Continued

CEMALB awarded Cooperative Agreement with the Public Health & Integrated Toxicology Division laboratories of the EPA

January 31, 2022

The UNC Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma, and Lung Biology (CEMALB), under the Direction of Dr. Ilona Jaspers, was awarded a Cooperative Agreement with the Public Health & Integrated Toxicology Division laboratories of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) entitled “The Convergence Science in Environmental Health (COSINE) Program”. Read more about the Cosine Announcement!

Moran Receives NIEHS Outstanding New Environmental Scientist Award

January 20, 2022

Timothy Moran, MD, PhD, is a recent recipient of the NIEHS Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Award. The objective of this 5-year, $2.68 million R01 research grant is to investigate how the indoor environment impacts peanut allergy development in children. Click here to read more!