• 2018 SRP Annual Meeting - Register Now
    REGISTER NOW! The 2018 NIEHS Superfund Research Program Annual Meeting will take place on November 28-30, 2018 in Downtown Sacramento, California. This years meeting will be hosted by the UC Davis Superfund Research Center, in collaboration with the Superfund Research Centers from UC Berkeley and UC San Diego. Hope to see you there!
  • Dr. Pamela Mellon Wins Grafstein Award
    Dr. Pamela Mellon has been honored with the Bernice Grafstein Award! This award recognizes individuals dedicated to women's advancement in neurosciences and who have made outstanding accomplishments in mentoring. Congratulations, Dr. Mellon!
  • UCSD Funding Image
    The UCSD Superfund Research Center at the University of California, San Diego will be active for an additional five years (2017-2022), thanks to another round of renewed funding from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
  • Dr. Rohit Loomba - UCSD NAFLD Center
    The NAFLD Research Center brings together multiple specialists from UCSD and elsewhere. This Center will include the efforts of UCSD-SRC investigators, Drs. Rohit Loomba, David A. Brenner, Michael Karin, and Robert H. Tukey.
  • Superfund Sites in USA
    Map of Superfund sites in the contiguous United States. A Superfund site is an uncontrolled or abandoned place where hazardous waste is located, possibly affecting local ecosystems or people. Red indicates currently on National Priority List, yellow is proposed, green is deleted (usually meaning having been cleaned up) [Photo courtesy: US EPA - Superfund]

Recent News

August 01, 2018
PUBLICATION HIGHLIGHT Researchers Pinpoint Molecule Fueling Liver Cancer DevelopmentStudy explains how carcinogens turn liver cells into cancer cellsNew research from our UCSD Superfund Research Center explains how liver cells with DNA damage manage to survive and divide, fueling liver cancer. The...
June 01, 2018
CENTER SPOTLIGHT Dr. Michael Karin gives talk for NIEHS Distinguished Lecture SeriesAs part of the NIEHS Distinguished Lecture Series, Dr. Michael Karin (Project Leader, Project 1) gave a talk titled: "Metabolic and Immune Control of Liver Tumorigenesis", in which he discussed the sequence of...
November 08, 2017
PUBLICATION HIGHLIGHT Inflammation-induced IgA+ cells dismantle anti-liver cancer immunityStudy explains success of some types of cancer immunotherapy, provides new targets for the development of additional immunotherapiesResearchers from the UCSD Superfund Research Center in an impressive...
July 12, 2017
DETECTION AND MODELS OF TOXICANT EXPOSURE  The Superfund Research Center (SRC) at the University of California, San Diego will be active for an additional five years (2017-2022), thanks to another round of renewed funding from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS),...
May 01, 2017
CENTER SPOTLIGHT Investigator awarded 2017 NIEHS ONES award Five researchers from San Diego to Boston were awarded the competitive NIEHS Outstanding New Environmental Health Sciences (ONES) awards.  These R01 research grants are targeted for researchers who are defined by the NIH as Early...
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Dr. Michael Karin gives talk at NIEHS

Dr. Karin gives talk for NIEHS Distinguished Lecture Series on May 15, 2018

ONE to watch

Dr. Mohit Jain is among NIEHS ONES to watch

Funded for 5 more years!

The UCSD-SRC will be active for an additional five years (2017-2022), thanks to another round of renewed funding from NIEHS/NIH.

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