- The UCSD Superfund Research Center at the University of California, San Diego will be active for an additional five years (2017-2022), thanks to another round of renewed funding from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
- The NAFLD Research Center brings together multiple specialists from UCSD and elsewhere. This Center will include the efforts of UCSD-SRC investigators, Drs. Rohit Loomba, David A. Brenner, Michael Karin, and Robert H. Tukey.
- San Diego is home to 41 of the most influential researchers in the world (annual Thomson Reuters report). Drs. Michael Karin, Julian Schroeder, and Roger Tsien.
- Map of Superfund sites in the contiguous United States. A Superfund site is an uncontrolled or abandoned place where hazardous waste is located, possibly affecting local ecosystems or people. Red indicates currently on National Priority List, yellow is proposed, green is deleted (usually meaning having been cleaned up) [Photo courtesy: US EPA - Superfund]
The objective of the UCSD Superfund Research Center (SRC) is to generate new perspectives on the molecular and genetic basis of the biological effects of toxicant exposure, leading to new methodologies for gauging health risks and assessing health effects; innovative detection and monitoring systems for toxicity; and novel models for bioremediation. Learn More
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University of California, San Diego
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