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Chemicals in House Dust: Potential Contributors to Obesity and Metabolic Disorders

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

12:00pm–12:30pm Eastern time

Sponsor: Collaborative on Health and the Environment

Dr. Chris Kassotis’s work at Duke University has sought to evaluate the potential for diverse environmental contaminants to promote fat cell development, using an in vitro model of adipogenesis. learn more about this critical research and its implications. Dr. Kassotis will also speak about additional work using samples of indoor dust from 11 homes in North Carolina, examining whether mixtures of chemicals in the dust extracts were sufficient to promote cell differentiation at low, environmentally relevant levels.

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Price: free

Contact: CHE, Contact