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Drs. Carol Folt and Carmen Marsit

Children's Researchers Participate in NIEHS Arsenic Workshop

Children's Center Researchers, Drs. Carol Folt and Carmen Marsit presented during the March NIEHS Workshop, "Health Effects and Mitigation of Arsenic: Current Research Efforts and Future Directions." The workshop highlighted significant new and emerging research on low dose exposure to arsenic in human health.

Workshop Information
March, 2014
Dr. Diane Gilbert-Diamond

Dartmouth study suggests removing TV from a child

Children's Center Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Shohreh Farzan, received the KC Donnelly Externship Award at the 2013 National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences Superfund Research Program Annual Meeting

JAMA Pediatrics
Press Release
NBC News Coverage
WBUR Radio Broadcast
March, 2014
Dr. Kathryn Cottingham

Diet alone can be a significant source of arsenic exposure

Continued coverage of a Dartmouth-led study that found diet alone can be a significant source of arsenic exposure. Of the foods tested in the study, Dartmouth researchers found that white wine, beer, dark-meat fish, and Brussels sprouts raised people's arsenic levels the most significantly. Lead researcher Kathryn Cottingham, professor of biological sciences, is quoted in the article.

November, 2013
Dr. Juliette Madan

Development of the Fetal Microbiome

Dr. Juliette Madan interviewed for New York Times article by Carl Zimmer about the fetal and neonatal microbiome.

Read the New York Times Article
August, 2013
Drs Karagas and Folt

Children's Center Associate Director, Dr. CAROL FOLT, took office as Carolina's chancellor on July 1, 2013.

Dr. Karagas, congratulates Dr. Folt, as she take office as Carolina's 11th chancellor and first woman leader on July 1, 2013.

Read more at http://chancellor.unc.edu/
July, 2013

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Matthaw Davis

Children's Center PhD student, Matthew Davis and colleagues examined the prevalence and success of doctor jokes posted on Facebook in one of the first studies of social networking site conversations pertaining to health and medicine. The study is published in the February edition of the Journal of Medical Internet Research.

March, 2014
Dr. Kathryn Cottingham

New study finds toenails help trace arsenic exposure from foods.

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January, 2014
Dr. Courtney Carignan

Center Researcher, Courtney Carignan Ph.D., finds elevated flame retardant exposure among U.S. gymnasts.

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January, 2014
Fay Wang

Dartmouth is commissioning Fay Wang (from Yale) to compose a symphony inspired from the microbiome. The performance will be the evening of Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

January, 2014
Dr. Shohreh Farzan

KC Donnelly Externship Award Winner

Children's Center Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Shohreh Farzan, received the KC Donnelly Externship Award at the 2013 National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences Superfund Research Program Annual Meeting

December, 2013
Dr. Margaret Karagas

New Report Recommends Data-Driven Approach Over Default Practices for Assessing Multiple Health Effects of Inorganic Arsenic

Center Director Dr. Margaret Karagas serves on National Research Council committee to recommend data-driven approach for assessing multiple health effects of inorganic arsenic. Read More...

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November, 2013
NYT article

Children's Center researchers are examining exposure to low-level arsenic via water and food, which is gaining national attention

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September, 2013

Children's Center research has brought low-level arsenic exposure to light and has inspired the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to test rice and rice products for arsenic, and conduct analyses on the long-term exposure effects. Center Director, Dr. Margaret Karagas interviewed by Reuters.

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September, 2013
Dr. Kari Nadeau

Dr. Kari Nadeau featured in New York Times Magazine.

"The Allergy Buster: Can a Radical New Treatment Save Children With Severe Food Allergies?"

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March, 2013

Children's Center postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Allison Appleton's publication "A prospective study of positive early life psychosocial factors and favorable cardiovascular risk in adulthood" in Circulation received international press.

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February, 2013
ASP link

Dr. Juliette Madan was inducted into the Society for Pediatric Research

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January, 2013
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