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Dr Laura N.Vandenberg

Dr. Laura N. Vandenberg

University of Massachusetts, Amherst


Dr Laura Vandenberg is an Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences in the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, School of Public Health and Health Sciences.  Trained as a developmental biologist and endocrinologist, Dr. Vandenberg's laboratory research examines the effects of endocrine disrupting chemicals on function and disease of the mammary gland, and on maternal behaviors.  Outside of the lab, her research critically evaluates issues that affect risk and hazard assessments for endocrine disrupting chemicals including low does effect, non-mono tonic dose responses and methods used to evaluate hazard.  Dr Vandenberg is an author on more than 90 peer reviewed papers and ten book chapters.