The NIH-funded Southern California Environmental Health Sciences Center (SCEHSC, scehsc.usc.edu), based at the Department of Preventive Medicine, is pleased to announce its 2021 Pilot Projects Program, supporting one-year research projects that aim to promote the understanding of environmental exposures and human disease.Continue reading
Environmental health researcher Carrie Breton, ScD, associate professor of preventive medicine, has dedicated the last decade to studying how environmental exposures—like air pollution—early in life contribute to the increased risk of disease later in life. In this Q&A learn about her work as part of a maternal and developmental research center.
A 2018 analysis of more than a century of literature found USC to be among the world’s most active institutions researching outdoor air pollution and respiratory health. Continue reading
A new USC study suggests that early exposure to traffic pollution may be linked to unhealthy diet in adolescence.
USC-led international study shows that asthma can make young people more susceptible to other health problems later in life Continue reading