MIT Superfund Blog Entries

Thu, 01/10/2019

By Jenny Kay, Research Translation Core Leader

If you’ve been following MIT-SRP, then you’ve probably heard about the chemical N-dimethylnitrosamine (NDMA), but as a lesser-known contaminant, you may not know what it is or why it’s important. NDMA causes liver, lung, and kidney...

Fri, 09/14/2018

By James Rowe, Project 2 Grad student

Recently I found myself staying in St. Louis, Missouri to attend a conference for researchers who focus on atmospheric science. The conference was located downtown near the river, which gave ample opportunity to check out the St. Louis Arch...

Tue, 07/03/2018

By Hélène Angot, Project 2 Postdoc

Have you ever wondered how we can trace the fate of toxic pollutants in the atmosphere and forecast air pollution in a given region? If so, this blog post is for you! We are going to focus on...

Thu, 05/10/2018

By Jenny Kay, Research Translation Core director and Project 4 Postdoc

Greetings, MIT SRP blog readers!

This month we’re going to discuss why some people are more likely to get cancer than others.

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Fri, 04/06/2018

By Jenny Kay, Research Translation Core director and Project 4 Postdoc

Welcome back to the MIT SRP Blog!

We have quite a variety of scientists and research projects in our program, so over time you’ll have the chance to hear many different perspectives in this blog. Since...

Tue, 03/06/2018

By Jenny Kay, Research Translation Core director and Project 4 Postdoc

Welcome to the MIT Superfund Blog!

We will be using this platform to share perspectives from our research team, whose work focuses on the impact of environmental exposures on health, in terms that are...