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  • Interventions for Health Promotion and Disease prevention in Native American Populations (R01)
    Expiration Date: August 25, 2017
  • Superfund Hazardous Substance Research and Training Program (P42)
    Application Due Date: September 3, 2014
  • Innovative Approaches for the Identification of Mitochondria-Cell Signaling Networks in Response to Environmental Stress
    Application Due Date: September 15, 2014

Recently Published Research

  • Systemic Review and Evidence Integration for Literature-based Environmental Health Science Assessments
    Abstract Synopsis
    Rooney AA, Boyles AL, Wolfe MS, Bucher JR, Thayer KA
    July 2014
  • Defining Estrogenic Mechanisms of Bisphenol A Analogs through High Throughput Microscopy-based Contextual Assays
    Abstract Synopsis
    Stossi F, Bolt MJ, Ashcroft FJ, Lamerdin JE, Melnick JS, Powell RT, Dandekar RD, Mancini MG, Walker CL, Westwick JK, Mancini MA
    June 2014

Environmental Factor

Trevor HuntNIEHS welcomes 2014 summer interns

The NIH Summer Intern Program welcomed participants with a breakfast seminar June 12. The following week, the program held a panel session on scientific career paths.

Arup Indra, Ph.D.New research sheds light on melanoma formation

NIEHS-funded researchers discovered a mechanism that causes healthy cells to transform into cancerous melanoma.

Joseph Chip HughesScience-ready — enabling public health research during disasters

More than 200 researchers, responders, and planners participated in a June workshop exploring the need for public health research during and after disasters.

Stephanie London, M.D., Dr.P.H.Large-scale analysis yields new DNA regions involved in lung function

A global consortium using GWAS reported in Nature Genetics six new loci that influence lung function, possibly leading to new therapies for lung diseases.

Leo Trasande, M.D., Ph.D.The economic costs of environmental health impacts

Leonardo Trasande, M.D., drew a full house to his Keystone lecture, discussing the economic costs of environmental chemical exposures.

NIH logoSeventeen trainees join FARE winners’ circle Story contains slideshow

When the results of the 2015 Fellows Award for Research Excellence were announced in June, 17 NIEHS trainees joined the elite group of young scientists so honored by NIH.

Serena Dudek, Ph.D.NIH scientists study brain region required for social aggression

Scientists from NIEHS and the National Institute of Mental Health were the first to show that a specific area of the brain allows animals to respond to social threats.