Understanding how our social environment impacts our health is key to unlocking effective interventions that promote health and well-being. Let’s think about this in the context of what gives us joy in life: love, music, and happy memories.
Autism prevalence has been rising steadily since the 1990s but despite extensive research, a genetic cause has not been identified. Experts from the Mount Sinai Institute for Exposomic Research explain how studying the environment can help prevent and better treat autism.
Asthma is one of the most common conditions in childhood. It can affect up to almost 10% of children in the United States. Experts from the Mount Sinai Institute for Exposomic Research explain how studying the environment can help prevent and better treat asthma, especially in children
By taking what we’ve learned about discovery research and hypothesis testing, Dr. Robert Wright explains how we can grapple with the millions of factors that make up our environment and the different ways they affect our health.
The second session of the 2022 Lunchtime Chats, featuring Scott Sicherer, MD, Elliot and Roslyn Jaffe Professor of Allergy, Immunology and Pediatrics and Director of the Jaffe Food Allergy Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
The first session of the 2022 Lunchtime Chats. This series aims to reach broad audiences to educate families and communities about how the environment shapes health.
With the help of Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous detective and the board game Clue, Dr. Robert Wright explains the differences between exposomics and traditional environmental health research – and the importance of integrating them
Heart disease remains the number one killer globally and in the United States. Experts from the Mount Sinai Institute for Exposomic Research explain how studying the environment can help prevent and better treat cardiovascular disease
Precision medicine is the future of healthcare, but to do it correctly, it must incorporate exposomics into it.
Dr. Wright explains how the science of exposomics is transforming our understanding of environmental exposures on health trajectories, both for children and adults.