Successfully launched project aims to understand why some injuries result in post-traumatic osteoarthritis while others heal and recover Read more


Novel membrane material removes more impurities, without the need for toxic solvents Read more


Niles, an associate professor of biological engineering and infectious disease expert, succeeds John M. Essigmann Read more


Aside from the human tragedy that this created, the eruption provided a unique opportunity to monitor the air quality of a volcano during the eruptive phase, and researchers have employed innovative low-cost sensors to do so Read more


The CEHS invites MIT faculty and research staff with Principal Investigator privileges to submit applications for funding of pilot projects related to basic and translational research in environmental health sciences.  Please see the attached flier for more information.

Funding will start on July 1, 2019. Please feel free to contact Amanda Tat if you have any further questions. Submission deadline is April 30, 2019.


Acidic environment triggers genes that help cancer cells metastasize Read more


MIT researchers have developed an engineered liver tissue model that can be manipulated with RNA interference (RNAi) Read more


PhD student Josh Moss uses computer modeling and physical experiments to examine the key transformations that emissions undergo in the atmosphere Read more


Overactive repair system promotes cell death following DNA damage by certain toxins, study shows Read more


New test rapidly evaluates the effect of drugs and potentially toxic compounds on cells Read more


Low-cost sensors on Hawaii's Kilauea volcano provide an educational resource and give insight into air quality across Big Island Read more