Swedish scientist leads research on toxins, health

08/31/2009 | Houston Chronicle (tiered subscription model)

Swedish scientist Jan-Åke Gustafsson, director of the University of Houston's Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling, received a $3.2 million EPA grant to lead a collaborative study of how environmental toxins affect human health. In this interview with the Houston Chronicle, Gustafsson says there is increasing concern that diseases may be related to exposure to new chemicals, but also that some data is exaggerated. Computer programs may be able to predict toxicity, he says, and more objective, reliable data is needed.

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