Superfund Research Program
Polychlorinated Biphenyls, Nutrition and Diabetes
Project Leader: Lisa A. Cassis
Grant Number: P42ES007380
Funding Period: 2005-2019
News Items List
PCBs Alter Glucose Regulation Differently in Males and Females
Research Brief - August 2019
Exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) affects glucose regulation during weight loss differently in male and female mice, according to a new Superfund Research Program (SRP) study. The researchers discovered that differences were related to the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR), a protein involved in the regulation of various biological responses and cell maintenance in the body.
Wetterhahn seminar highlights research on PCBs and type 2 diabetes
Environmental Factor - May 2014
The Superfund Research Program (SRP) Karen Wetterhahn Memorial Award seminar at NIEHS April 3 featured Nicki Baker, Ph.D., professor of health sciences at Baker College.