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Center for Environmental Medicine

The Colorado State University Center for Environmental Medicine addresses significant challenges in environmental toxicology that may affect human health by bringing together global partners and research partners from fields as diverse as environmental sciences, biological sciences, and chemistry.

CEM News and Announcements



  • Marie Legare toxicology professor
    ​Toxicology prof Dr. Marie Legare once hyperventilated when talking to groups; now she’s been honored with a CSU Best Teacher Award. We asked, and she told us about botulism, the toxic powers of dementor wasps, the ties between art and science, and the “a-ha” moments that inspire her.
  • elizabeth ryan
    2015 Emerging Individual Interdisciplinary Scholarship Award recognizes promising contributions to interdisciplinary research. Ryan investigates the role of rice bran and dry beans in promoting digestive health and preventing obesity, heart disease, and cancer.
  • center for environmental faculty member Ron Tjalkens
    ​Parkinson's Disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous system. Professor Dr. Ron Tjalkens and others are researching the disease and hope to stop or reverse neurological damage.
  • william hanneman, SoGES, hydraulic fracking
    William Hanneman and Thomas Borch have been awarded a SoGES Global Challenges grant to study hydraulic fracking. ​This research team will study the potential groundwater and human health impacts of surface spills containing chemicals used for unconventional oil and gas exploration.
  • cem toxicology awards
    Paige Smith, Toxicology graduate student, was awarded the Robert J. Rubin Student Award by the Mechanisms and Risk Assessment speciality section for her internship work with the FDA / National Center for Toxicology Research. Dr. Briana Miranda, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pittsburgh (PhD student with Dr. Ronald Tjalkens) - Best Poster Award in the Neurotoxicology Speciality Section. Katriana Popichak, CMB student and part of the Tjalkens Laboratory, won second place in the Neurotoxicology Speciality Section poster session for her work with inflammatory gene expression in primary astrocytes.
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