Professors in the News: Naa Oyo A. Kwate profiled in Rutgers Today
Jan 1, 2012
Environmental factors in many predominantly African-American communities – neighborhoods fortified with bullet-proof glass and barbed wire, for example, and bus ads aggressively pushing the glories of alcohol -- have long been suspected of playing a role in residents’ mental and emotional health.
Now, armed with a $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, a Rutgers researcher is exploring the effects of multiple layers of racism on an individual’s immune system as well...
To see the article by Fredda Sacharow here: http://news.rutgers.edu/medrel/special-content/2012/rutgers-researcher-e-20120120/
To learn more about Naa Oyo Kwate’s research, visit her web site: http://www.rna-lab.com .
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