The GenX Exposure Study is made up of researchers, staff, students, Community Science Advisory Boards, local organizations, and study participants who are all working together to understand PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) exposure in communities along the Cape Fear River Basin, North Carolina.
Jane Hoppin, Professor, NC State
Dr. Hoppin is a Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and Deputy Director of the Center for Human Health and the Environment at NC State. Additionally, she is an experienced environmental epidemiologist with more than 200 scientific publications. Dr. Hoppin is responsible for the overall conduct of the study.
We are fortunate to work with researchers from across North Carolina who all lend their expertise to ensure the study’s success.
Our team comprises of staff, students, and volunteers who help with everything from clinical events to data analysis. As a team, we work together to keep the study running and participants updated on our work.
Undergraduate Research Assistants help with the study and learn about research projects. We encourage interested students to reach out to Dr. Hoppin.
Divia Batish, NC State
Morgan Lennon, NC State
Pooja Patel, NC State