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EDGE Acting Director named editor of leading environmental health journal

Dr. Joel Kaufman steps into new role with Environmental Health Perspectives while continuing his research, teaching and medical practice at the University of Washington

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Novel coronavirus videos released in nine languages

EDGE's disaster response expert, Nicole Errett, weighs in with advice about what to do and not to do in the face of the current novel coronavirus outbreak.

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Dr. Elaine Faustman, receives 2020 PANWAT award

EDGE member, Dr. Elaine Faustman is honored for her toxicology scholarship, leadership, and service.  

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Esther Min presents EDGE science to the Soros Foundation in Kyrgyzstan

Min was invited to present about how digital power can be used to identify climate vulnerability.

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Are travel bans effective?

Research is scarce and suggests that travel bans may only delay the spread of disease, says a new paper from the University of Washington

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Man standing outside in a suit jacket with his hands in his pockets.

EDGE Acting Director named editor of leading environmental health journal

Dr. Joel Kaufman steps into new role with Environmental Health Perspectives while continuing his research, teaching and medical practice at the University of Washington

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Cadmium exposure and Alzheimer's risk

New evidence links cadmium exposure to key Alzheimer’s gene and accelerated cognitive decline

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Mapping jet pollution at Sea-Tac Airport

Communities around Sea-Tac Airport are exposed to a unique mix of air pollution associated with aircraft, new UW study finds

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Dr. Ray Monnat elected as 2019 AAAS Fellow

EDGE Member Dr. Ray Monnat was recently elected as a Fellow with the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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EDGE co-hosts a Public Health Cafe on air quality in South Park

EDGE co-hosted a Public Health Cafe on air quality that included personal stories from community members. 

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Sharing the science on vaping

With new grant funding, DEOHS research center will develop hands-on lessons for youth about the health risks of e-cigarette use

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A group of Swinomish Tribe members paddles a traditional canoe near a shoreline.

Tribes prepare for climate change

EDGE researcher, Nicole Errett, is participating in a new research project led by the Swinomish Tribe that identifies health strategies informed by indigenous values to adapt to a warming planet

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Collaborating on clean air research

UW faculty find new opportunities for partnership with Chinese researchers on air pollution and environmental health

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