Exploring External Factors in Disease & Injury
One-fourth of all diseases – and most injuries – are caused by environmental factors. Many more are influenced by environment.
Diet, drugs, toxins and physical activity greatly influence risk and progress of conditions like:
- Brain function
- Heart disease
- Lung disease
- Orthopedic injuries
At Sanford Research, we study how environmental factors influence cellular function and human disease. We also study how physical activity and nutrition improve health and well-being.
We work to understand these processes from conception to adulthood.
The Environmental Influences on Health and Disease group is home to:
Sanford Health News
Micah Aberson, Dr. David Pearce and research team will lead five presentations
Early detection could lead to better long-term outcomes for T1D and celiac disease
Classes & Events
Wed 05/26/21 9:00 AM - Wed 05/26/21 3:00 PM
Wed 06/16/21 8:00 AM - Wed 06/16/21 5:00 PM