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2013

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

Announcement
December, 2013

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.

http://www.livescience.com/41504-wine-and-beer-arsenic.html
November, 2013

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

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

Development of the Fetal Microbiome

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

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August, 2013

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

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

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

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January, 2013
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