Collaboration on Birth Outcomes and Changing Climate Receives International Award

Allan Just, PhD, P30 center member at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and Itai Kloog, PhD, from the Ben-Gurion University of Negev in Israel and Adjunct Professor in EMPH, are collaborating on a new research program focused on temperature variability, air pollution, and birth outcomes in a changing climate. This work will be undertaken in collaboration with Joel Schwartz, PhD, from the Harvard School of Public Health and is funded by the US-Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF) 

The U.S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF) promotes scientific relations between the U.S. and Israel by supporting collaborative research projects in a wide area of basic and applied scientific fields, for peaceful and non-profit purposes. Eligible projects must demonstrate outstanding scientific merit and clear collaboration between Israeli and American researchers from institutions throughout the two countries. Congratulations to Allan Just and Itai Kloog for receiving this award!