Environmental Health

Announcing the new MADRES Center Pilot Projects Program

The NIH-funded Maternal And Developmental Risks from Environmental and Social Stressors Center of Excellence on Environmental Health Disparities Research (MADRES, madres.usc.edu), based at the Department of Preventive Medicine, is pleased to announce its Pilot Projects Program, supporting one-year research projects that aim to address scientific gaps in our understanding of

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IIGH hosts David Nabarro for lecture on COVID-19, climate change Sept. 21

The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health, in collaboration with the USC Presidential Working Group on Sustainability, is hosting a lecture Sept. 21 titled “Addressing the Dual Challenges of Climate Change and COVID-19.” The featured speaker is David Nabarro, a World Health Organization Special Envoy on COVID-19 and co-director of the Institute of

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Two new studies explore how pollution affects the brain

USC researchers are investigating the impact of fine particle pollution on child brain growth and in older women who aren’t eating enough fish. A pair of recently published USC studies add to our growing understanding of how fine particle pollution — the tiny, inhalable pollutants from cars and power plants

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