April 28, 2015
(Courtesy UMass Center for Research on Families)
Katherine Reeves, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, was recently profiled by the UMass Amherst Center for Research on Families (CRF). Reeves, who is a 2014-2015 CRF Scholar, discusses her research on links between bisphenol A (BPA) and breast cancer. "We have data showing that it [BPA] interacts with an estrogen receptor. Estrogens, and estrogen signaling, are really well known for their importance in driving cancer and causing breast carcinogenesis," she says. Read more here.