Nov 112013

From Rutgers Today – November 11, 2013. Rutgers researcher and CEED member Joan Bennett’s work on indoor mold exposure follows her own illness suffered while cleaning up flood damage from Hurricane Katrina. Scientists at Rutgers and Emory universities have discovered that a compound often emitted by mold may be linked to symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. [read more]

Nov 112013

From Rutgers Today – November 11, 2013. A report co-authored by Rutgers researcher and CEED member Sue Shapses warns of the dangers extended power outages can pose to older New Jerseyans. Everyone knows Superstorm Sandy left many New Jersey homes and businesses battered and bruised. But most are not aware of the considerable toll the storm [read more]

Oct 012013
Future Researchers Get Hands-On Experience

Rutgers EOHSI/COEC Program for High School Students Featured in NIEHS Newsletter. Thanks, in part, to NIEHS-funded programs at Rutgers University, 46 high school students gained new insights into laboratory techniques and real-world applications of toxicology this summer. The young people, rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors from 30 high schools in New Jersey and surrounding states, [read more]

Aug 012013

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) of the National Institutes of Health selected the following recent publications by CEED researchers as “high-impact” papers by Division of Extramural Research and Training (DERT) grantees, based on their important findings and potential for public health impact. PBDEs may increase risk for Parkinson’s Disease Citation: Bradner JM, Suragh TA, Wilson [read more]