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Apply for New Grants

  • Limited Competition for a Connectome Coordination Facility (R24)
    Application Due Date: December 17, 2014
  • Hazardous Materials Worker Health and Safety Training (U45)
    Application Due Date: November 6, 2014
  • Hubs of Interdisciplinary Research and Training in Global Environmental and Occupational Health (GEOHealth) – Research (U01)
    Application Due Date: October 22, 2014

Recently Published Research

  • dGTP Starvation in Escherichia Coli Provides New Insights Into the Thymineless-Death Phenomenon
    Abstract Synopsis
    Itsko M, Schaaper RM
    May 2014
  • Increased Vesicular Monoamine Transporter Enhances Dopamine Release and Opposes Parkinson Disease-Related Neurodegeneration In Vivo
    Abstract Synopsis
    Lohr KM, Bernstein AI, Stout KA, Dunn AR, Lazo CR, Alter SP, Wang M, Li Y, Fan X, Hess EJ, Yi H, Vecchio LM, Goldstein DS, Guillot TS, Salahpour A, Miller GW
    July 2014

Environmental Factor

Princess Chulabhorn East meets west on common ground of environmental public health Story contains slideshow

On July 11, NIEHS welcomed a special delegation of public health scientists and leaders from Thailand, led by Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn Mahidol.

Yolanda BlakeneyHigh school teachers shine as students during NIEHS STaRS Institute Story contains slideshow

Eleven high school science teachers spent two weeks learning about biomedical research and sharing approaches for teaching science.

Michael Waalkes, Ph.D.NIEHS researchers show low doses of arsenic cause cancer in male mice

An NIEHS team found that male mice developed lung cancer when exposed to arsenic in drinking water at levels relevant to human exposure.

Tox21 logoPredictive toxicology advances with new paper and data challenge

In July, partners in the Tox21 consortium published a new study on compound library pathway profiling and announced a chemical toxicity data model competition.

Carlos Bustamante, Ph.D.Study reveals remarkable genetic diversity across Mexico Story contains video

Extensive genetic diversity found in Native Americans in Mexico and the U.S. may affect clinical standards for disease diagnosis and treatment.

Mette TollanesCerebral palsy may have family ties Story contains video

Researchers from NIEHS and Norway reported higher risk of cerebral palsy for people born into families in which someone already has CP.

Melissa Runge-Morris, M.D.New NIEHS-funded center focuses on urban environmental stressors

The new environmental health center studies how exposure to the urban environment affects human health, in Detroit and beyond.