Is It Too Late to Alter Your DNA? Unless some chemical causes damage-in your DNA, or you are being considered for gene therapy, DNA alterations don’t occur. Or does it? NIEHS Extramural Paper of the Month NIEHS featured our paper as one of their January 2018 Papers of the Month based on its potential for public health impact Air Pollution Linked to Weaker Bones, Fractures and Increase People living in areas of high air pollution are more likely to have bone fractures from osteoporosis, according to a new study of more than 9 million Lab Alumnus Named Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow Jamaji C. Nwanaji-Enwerem, MD/PhD Candidate at Harvard Medical School, named Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow. Effects of Flame Retardants Brain Imaging, Neurobehavioral, and Gut Microbiome Studies in a Longitudinal Birth Cohort. Learn more in News. Mission We use state-of-the-art technologies to identify novel disease mechanisms or molecular records of past environmental exposures and life experiences. Research We are pursuing several areas of active research investigating relationships between environmental exposures and health effects. News Our work has been reported on in a number of major news outlets. People Meet the members of the Laboratory of Environmental Precision Biosciences.