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:
- Brian 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
Dr. Michael Kareta talks stem cells and cancer, plus more Sanford Research news
Yesenia Barrera-Millan is inspired to advance research into muscular dystrophy
Classes & Events
Tue 10/29/19 8:00 AM - Tue 10/29/19 5:00 PM
The Sanford Center, Dakota Room