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  • Early Stage Development of Technologies in Biomedical Computing, Informatics, and Big Data Science (R43/R44)
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Recently Published Research

  • Grp1-associated Scaffold Protein Regulates Skin Homeostasis After Ultraviolet Irradiation
    Abstract  | Synopsis (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsletter/2014/4/dert/index.htm#a4)
    Venkataraman A, Coleman DJ, Nevrivy DJ, Long T, Kioussi C, Indra AK, Leid M.
    March 2014
  • Serum MicroRNA Expression As An Early Marker for Breast Cancer Risk In Prospectively Collected Samples From the Sister Study Cohort
    Abstract  | Synopsis (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsletter/2014/4/dir/index.htm#a4)
    Godfrey AC, Xu Z, Weinberg CR, Getts RC, Wade PA, Deroo LA, Sandler DP, Taylor JA.
    May 2013

Environmental Factor

Paul Wade, Ph.D.Obesity primes the colon for cancer

NIEHS scientists, studying a gene thought to be protective of colon cancer, discovered that obesity, not diet, causes changes in the colon that may lead to colorectal cancer.

Carol Folt, Ph.D.Spirit Lecture features UNC Chancellor Carol Folt Story contains video

NIEHS welcomed University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol Folt, Ph.D., March 20 to present the 2014 Spirit Lecture in Rodbell Auditorium.

Melissa Moore, Ph.D.Distinguished lecture highlights RNA discoveries

Melissa Moore, Ph.D., sheds new light on how RNA is transported at the cellular level and diseases that can result when the process goes awry.

The Dali LamaA visit from the Dalai Lama — not an ordinary science talk Story contains video

The Dalai Lama visited NIH March 7 to discuss the role of science in human flourishing as part of the J. Edward Rall Cultural Lecture.

Michael Fessler, M.D.Cholesterol gene may be responsible for increased inflammation

In the first paper to result from the Environmental Polymorphisms Registry, NIEHS researchers find the APOE4 gene contributes to inflammation risk.

Angela King-Herbert, D.V.M.NIH celebrates equity, diversity, and inclusion

NIH officially launched the new Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion with a full schedule of activities March 24-27 that included a special flash mentoring session at NIEHS.

wristbandsSilicone wristbands facilitate exposome study

NIEHS-funded Superfund researchers at Oregon State University, led by Kim Anderson, Ph.D., have developed a simple wristband and extraction method that can test exposure to 1,200 chemicals.