NIH Awards 4.7 Million to UW

A research team in the department received a $4.7 million grant to support their study investigating stress, air pollution, and child development. The project is part of a new seven-year initiative from the National Institutes of Health called Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes.

Air Pollution: A Concern for Farm Kids, Too

Very little research exists about the health impacts of air pollution on communities around industrial-scale farming operations. Catherine Karr hopes to change that. She is investigating air pollution in the Yakima Valley and how it may affect children who suffer from asthma.
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