UTMB, Texas A&M Awarded $7.5M Grant To Establish Translational Center For Women’s Health Research

The University of Texas Medical Branch and Texas A&M University have received a $7.5 million grant from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) to establish a center dedicated to promoting women’s and pregnancy health research. The UTMB-Texas A&M partnership is one of four centers funded by NCATS and the only center that will […]

Southwest Regional Superfund Summit Aims To Strengthen Data Science Collaborations, Training

Three Superfund Research Centers funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) recently came together to share their accomplishments and challenges in fulfilling the data management and analysis mandate of the NIEHS Superfund Program. Scientists from Texas A&M University, the University of New Mexico, and the University of Arizona met in Albuquerque for […]

Superfund Research Center Trainees Share ‘One Health’ Research Initiatives

Five trainees from the Texas A&M Superfund Research Center presented research at a webinar hosted by the Superfund Research Program’s (SRP) Student, Postdoc, and Alumni Network (SPAN). The students participated in the Three-Minute Flash Talks portion of the webinar, which supplements graduate and advanced training by allowing trainees to present research to their peers while […]

Texas A&M Superfund Research Center Developing Practical Solutions To Disaster Effects, Chemical Contaminants

When Hurricane Florence hit the North Carolina coast in the fall of 2018, more than 30 inches of rain fell in some areas of the state. The resulting flooding was dangerous enough, but it unleashed a whole new threat when it caused dams to burst, letting water from storage ponds filled with coal ash enter […]

Texas A&M, Carnegie Mellon Researchers Test Air Pollution In East Palestine, Confirm EPA’s Findings But Identify Future Needs For Continued Sampling

Additional data was released by the Texas A&M Superfund Center on March 9 and is available on Twitter. Independent data collection by the Texas A&M Superfund Research Center and Carnegie Mellon University has corroborated the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) findings on air quality in East Palestine, Ohio. Researchers from the two universities, both partners in […]

Strengthening Global Partnerships: Texas A&M Faculty Conduct Training Workshops In Taiwan

Four faculty members of the Texas A&M Superfund Research Center conducted a series of lecture-based and hands-on training workshops in Taiwan, sharing their knowledge and expertise in disaster research response (DR2). From January 9-13, Drs. Ivan Rusyn and Weihsueh Chiu from the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS), along with Drs. […]

Texas A&M Researchers Developing New Approach For Analyzing Chemical Mixtures

Drs. Weihsueh Chiu and Ivan Rusyn, professors at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS), have received one of 11 new research grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as part of an initiative to find novel ways to assess the toxicity of chemical mixtures. While toxicology studies have traditionally […]

Texas A&M Superfund Center Receives NIH Funding Renewal To Continue Research on Climate Change, Health

The Texas A&M University Superfund Research Center, housed within the School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS), has received a five-year renewal of its funding from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Since its launch in 2017, the Superfund Center has focused on understanding […]

Texas A&M Superfund Center Addresses Communities’ Environmental Chemical Concerns During Houston Event

The Texas A&M Superfund Research Center recently hosted a community town hall in Houston’s Greater Fifth Ward neighborhood to discuss findings from a household health survey and environmental sampling conducted by Superfund researchers over the past two years. The event was held on the evening of July 20 at the Faith Revitalization Community Event Hall […]

Texas A&M Superfund Center Explores State, Non-Governmental Organization Collaboration

The Texas A&M Superfund Research Center recently participated in three stakeholder meetings in Austin to promote the center’s newest capabilities and discover future collaborative opportunities. Eight Superfund members from multiple colleges at Texas A&M attended meetings on May 20 with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), both of […]


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