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Alicia Timme-Laragy, 2019 PEP Fellow, was awarded $2.44 million grant renewal from NIH to examine effects if embryonic exposure to environmental pollutants on risk of diabetes

Alicia Timme-Laragy, 2019 PEP Fellow, was awarded $2.44 million grant renewal from NIH to examine effects if embryonic exposure to environmental pollutants on risk of diabetes. “A lot of people are working actively to understand what the long-term health implications are of these compounds,” Timme-Laragy says. “We’re trying to contribute to the scope of knowledge on what these compounds do, and I think we have a unique opportunity with our model and experimental protocols.” Read more at UMass Amherst News Release.

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