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CEED Scientists Sample Air and Natural Resources in Post- Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico

Rutgers Center for Environmental Rapid Response sampling team returns to hotel after a very long day of collecting air, water and other environmental samples from San Juan, Rio Grande, Palmas del Mar and Junquito, Humcao. Pictured left to right, Nirmala (Nimi) Thomas, Brian Buckley, Sam Barreto-Rios, Leonardo (Leo) and Shanaz Alimokhtari.   Nirmala Thomas prepares […]

Posted at 8:39 am January 3, 2018, in Community Outreach, Exposure Science News, Uncategorized, University News

Neurobehavioral Effects of Exposure to Organophosphates and Pyrethroid Pesticides Among Thai Children

The use of pesticides for crop production has grown rapidly in the developing world and specifically in Thailand during the last decade. As a result, children living on rice farms in Thailand are exposed to higher concentrations of organophosphate (OP) and pyrethroid (PYR) pesticides than Thai children living on shrimp farms or US children from […]

Posted at 11:19 am February 15, 2016, in Exposure Science News, Research Highlights, University News

Dr. Robert Laumbach: Environmental Degradation is Ravaging Minority Communities – Salon.com Article

CEED Community Outreach and Engagement Core Director and EOHSI’s own Robert Laumbach is featured in Robert Hennelly’s article published in Salon.com: “The racial justice issue that Americans must stop ignoring: Pollution” for his extensive work on the linkages between disease and environmental contamination. Click here to read the whole article.

Posted at 2:42 pm January 21, 2016, in Exposure Science News, Research Highlights, University News

A delegation of scientists from the United States visits the University of Brescia

Dr. Paul Lioy, EOHSI’s Exposure Science Division Director, joined a delegation of scientists from the United States to visit the University of Brescia, Italy for a research plan on the health effects of pollution. Grounded on the Memorandum of Understanding signed early April this year with Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, […]

Posted at 2:24 pm November 12, 2013, in Exposure Science News, Research Highlights