The Wise Laboratory of Environmental and Genetic Toxicology

Dr. Hong Xie's Grant

Dr. Hong Xie was just award an NIH R15 grant from National Institutes of Health titled "The Synergistic effect and Mechanism of Arsenic on Chromium (VI) Carcinogenesis" . This project focuses on mechanisms of metal-induced carcinogenesis and investigates the hypothesis that arsenic synergistically increases Cr(VI) carcinogenicity as a consequence of interference with the repair of DNA double strand breaks.