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News Items: Duke University

Superfund Research Program

Thyroid Metabolism Disruption Key in Toxicant-Induced Developmental Impairment

Project Leader: Heather M. Stapleton
Co-Investigator: P. Lee Ferguson
Grant Number: P42ES010356
Funding Period: 2011-2017
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News Items List

  • Duke SRP Scientists Attend Furniture Flammability and Human Health Summit
    SRP News Page - June 2014
    Duke University Superfund Research Program (Duke SRP) grantees Heather Stapleton, Ph.D., and Eileen Thorsos attended the 2014 Furniture Flammability and Human Health Summit in Atlanta, the second such conference about flame retardants, furniture, and human safety.
  • Lecture highlight flame retardants
    Environmental Factor - April 2014
    Human exposure to flame retardants in household products and their potential endocrine-disrupting effects were the topics of a talk by Heather Stapleton, Ph.D., March 19 at NIEHS, sponsored byGregory Travlos, Ph.D., and the NTP Cellular and Molecular Pathology branch.
  • Discover the Chemicals in your Sofa with New Duke SRP Study
    SRP News Page - April 2014
    Scientists at the Duke University Superfund Research Program (Duke SRP) are testing for flame retardant chemicals in furniture and can help you find out what may be in your furniture at home. Duke SRP is asking the general public be part of a study by submitting foam samples.
  • Superfund Research Featured in Environmental Health News
    SRP News Page - March 2014
    Two stories on Superfund Research Program (SRP) grantees were published late February in Environmental Health News (EHN). The articles report on innovative SRP research related to contaminants in commonly used products, including paint pigments and tents.
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