The PIPELINE Core advances precision environmental health research by providing access to “omic” expertise and technologies.
Gulf Coast Center for Precision Environmental Health (GC-CPEH)
The GC-CPEH stimulates impactful environmental health science research, provides inter-institutional access to resources and state-of-the-art technologies, fosters community engagement, and enables rapid coordination of research and response activities during and after environmental disasters.
The IHSFC provides seamless access to expertise and capabilities for translational research of basic sciences into clinical and population-based studies.
GC-CPEH members utilizing the PIPELINE or IHSFC Facility Cores for in-house services, consultations, or to place orders for outside services are eligible for subsidies to underwrite their costs up to 50%. These subsidies are also available to non-members who have been awarded Pilot Projects.
In response to the alarmingly high COVID-19 case numbers at the end of June/early July, we organized a virtual discussion to allay community fears by enabling a frank community discussion between community members and senior UTMB leadership. Turn the Tide: Do Your Part in Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 was held on July 2, 2020 including panelists Mike Mastrangelo, Director, Institutional Preparedness Program; Gulshan Sharma, MD, MPH, Vice President, Chief Medical and Clinical Innovation Officer; and Lauren Sheer, Assistant Vice President of Legislative Affairs. Panelists discussed the current state of COVID-19 policy, healthcare, and preparedness and public health. Over 120 community members participated in the live broadcast, which was recorded and is available online for future viewing.
Dr. Margot Williams received her BS from Muskingum College in Ohio, then completed her PhD in the lab of Dr. Ann Sutherland at the University of Virginia where she studied mammalian development. She next made the switch to zebrafish during…
Baylor College of Medicine has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund a new Maternal and Infant Environmental Health Riskscape (MIEHR) Research Center. Baylor will receive $7.1 million over five years and is one of only three sites…
GC-CPEH Deputy Director, Dr. Elaine Symanski’s Metal Air Pollution Partnership Solutions project was highlighted in the June 2020 Partnerships for Environmental Public Health (PEPH) Newsletter by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS). Dr. Symanski with GC-CPEH members, Drs.…