NIEHS Director Linda Birnbaum Visits PROTECT Partner UPRMSC

On Monday February 4, NIEHS Director Dr. Linda Birnbaum visited the University of Puerto Rico in a talk coordinated by Core C Investigator Dr. Braulio Jimenez.  During Dr. Birnbaum’s visit, she gave a lecture entitled “Future Research at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences” in which she discussed transdisciplinary research such as PROTECT’s as a key driver in research that not only identifies treatments but also preventative measures.  In February 2011, Dr. Birnbaum also called out the Center’s work in a statement for the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works’  Hearing on Drinking Water Contaminants.

Read more about Dr. Birnbaum’s visit here and here.  Read her 2011 Senate statement here.