The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), recently honored its 2020 “Papers of the Year“. In that elite group, USC’s Nikos Stratakis, PhD, Lida Chatzi, MD, PhD, and other coauthors from USC and collaborating institutions were recognized for their publication “Prenatal exposure to perfluoroalkyl substances associated with increased susceptibility to liver injury in children” […]
Childhood obesity is a health threat that is becoming more and more common worldwide. It increases risk later on for a variety of life-threatening challenges, including type 2 diabetes, cancer, heart disease and even mental health problems. A new study led by our group at USC and the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) is the […]
To eat or not to eat fish is a question that has long concerned pregnant women. Our new study shows that children whose mothers ate fish from one to three times a week during pregnancy were more likely to have a better metabolic profile as they grow — despite the risk of exposure to mercury […]
On February 25th, 2020 Dr. Chatzi gave a talk at the Diabetes and Obesity Research Institute’s 7th Annual Symposium. Her talk entitled “Environmental Determinants of Obesity” provided an overview on the role of environmental exposures and development of Obesity.