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Sulfur dioxide emissions have decreased but the air pollutant is still a concern for asthmatics

July 16, 2015

Dwayne Carter Emissions of the air pollutant sulfur dioxide have been dramatically decreased during the past 30 years but for some people even a little inhaled sulfur dioxide may still be too much.

"Asthmatics are particularly sensitive to sulfur dioxide and can be more likely to suffer asthma complications but scientists still don't know exactly why that is so," said Bill Ameredes, director of the Inhalation Toxicology Core Facility of the Sealy Center for Environmental Health and Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

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UTMB ETox Associate Dwayne Carter wins 2 Awards at 2015 Society of Toxicology Meeting

April 9, 2015

Dwayne Carter

UTMB Environmental Toxicology Associate Trainee Dwayne Carter won both the Carl C. Smith Graduate Student Award for Meritorious Research, and a Graduate Student Travel Award from the Society of Toxicology. Dwayne works in the laboratory of Dr. Cornelis Elferink on the Aryl Hydrocarbon receptor (AhR), and presented his work at the 2015 SOT meeting in San Diego, California, in March.


Dr. Cheryl Watson, PhD, expert for EPA panel discussion

June 23, 2014

Cheryl Watson PhD

Dr. Cheryl Watson, as editor-in-chief of the Landes journal Endocrine Disruptors, and developer of relevant high-throughput assays for environmental estrogens, attended a joint Endocrine Society-EPA panel discussion on June 23, 2014 in Chicago.

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Dr. Boldogh, Doctor Honoris Causa

June 6th, 2013

Istvan Boldogh, DM&B, PhD

Istvan Boldogh, DM&B, PhD, represented the United States as one of international scholars to receive the Doctor Honoris Causa (DHC) in ceremonies at Semmelweis University (one of the oldest European universities), Budapest, Hungary.

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