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  • Neuroscience Information Framework (U24)
    Application Due Date: September 26, 2014
  • Hazmat Training at DOE Nuclear Weapons Complex (UH4)
    Application Due Date: November 6, 2014
  • Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) of Genomic Research Exploratory/Developmental Research Program (R21)
    Expiration Date: September 8, 2017

Recently Published Research

  • Phthalate Exposure and Pubertal Development in a Longitudinal Study of U.S. Girls
    Abstract Synopsis
    Wolff MS, Teitelbaum SL, McGovern K, Windham GC, Pinney SM, Galvez M, Calafat AM, Kushi LH, Biro FM, on behalf of the Breast Cancer and Environment Research Program
    April 2014
  • INO80 Facilitates Pluripotency Gene Activation in Embryonic Stem Cell Self-renewal, Reprogramming, and Blastocyst Development
    Abstract Synopsis
    Wang L, Du Y, Ward JM, Shimbo T, Lackford B, Zheng X, Miao YL, Zhou B, Han L, Fargo DC, Jothi R, Williams CJ, Wade PA, Hu G
    May 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.