Pilot Projects Winter 2018

Congratulations to our CACHET Pilot Grant Awardees


Dr. Kirsten Almberg (UIC)
Characterization of agricultural herbicide exposures in reproductive age women

Dr. Brisa Aschebrook-Kilfoy (UofC)
The impact of air pollution on biomarkers of cardiometabolic risk in environmental justice communities in Chicago

Dr. Yu-Ying He (UofC)
FTO and RNA methylation in arsenic skin tumorigenesis

Dr. Jyotsna Jagai (UIC)
Evaluating the utility of gut and residential environment microbiome as markers of cumulative environmental exposures in breast cancer risk

Dr. Sola Olopade (UofC)
Air pollution exposure and pregnancy outcomes in women in the Chicago Multiethnic Prevention and Surveillance Study

Dr. Igor Paprotny (UIC)
Low-cost Direct Reading MEMS PM2.5 Sensors for Community Deployment

Dr. Garth Rauscher (UIC)
Linking air toxics exposure data to residential histories in a large cohort of women