BPA’s Real Threat May Be After It Has Metabolized

Chemical found in many plastics linked to multiple health threats

Bisphenol A or BPA is a synthetic chemical widely used in the making of plastic products ranging from bottles and food can linings to toys and water supply lines. When these plastics degrade, BPA is released into the environment and routinely ingested… Read the full story from the UCSD Newsroom


Department of Medicine researcher Michael E. Baker, PhD, teamed with UCSD Department of Bioengineering graduate student Charlie Chandsawangbhuwana in the study. Dr. Baker is a research scientist in the Division of Nephrology/Hypertension.