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  • Global Brain and Nervous System Disorders Research Across the Lifespan (R01)
    Expiration Date: January 6, 2017
  • Global Brain and Nervous System Disorders Research Across the Lifespan (R21)
    Expiration Date: January 6, 2017
  • Limited Competition for a Connectome Coordination Facility (R24)
    Application Due Date: December 17, 2014


Recently Published Research

  • Pesticide Methoxychlor Promotes the Epigenetic Transgenerational Inheritance of Adult-Onset Disease through the Female Germline
    Abstract Synopsis
    Manikkam M, Haque MM, Guerrero-Bosagna C, Nilsson EE, Skinner MK
    July 2014
  • Identification of DNA Methylation Changes in Newborns Related to Maternal Smoking during Pregnancy
    Abstract Synopsis
    Markunas CA, Xu Z, Harlid S, Wade PA, Lie RT, Taylor JA, Wilcox AJ
    June 2014

Environmental Factor

NAS logoNAS agrees with NTP Report on Carcinogen listing decisions

The National Academy of Sciences reviewed and agreed with NTP decisions listing formaldehyde and styrene in the Report on Carcinogens.

Lisa WadeAlaska community forums highlight tribal health disparities Story contains slideshow

NIEHS and NTP Director Linda Birnbaum, Ph.D., visited St. Lawrence Island and Chickaloon, working to reduce tribal health disparities.

NTP logoNTP to conduct testing on chemicals from West Virginia spill

NTP will conduct further toxicity testing on chemicals spilled into the Elk River, to determine possible health effects.

Trevor Penning, Ph.D.New study reviews needs for research on health effects of fracking

A new paper by a working group of NIEHS grantees echoes prior recommendations for fracking research, but adds a novel twist with a call for community engagement.

NIH logoNIEHS fellows set record for Pathway to Independence Awards Story contains award

Two more NIH Pathway to Independence Awards, or K99/R00 grants, given to NIEHS trainees, raise the number of successful applicants to six in 2014.

Cynthia Rider, Ph.D.NTP symposium examines indoor air pollution from biomass fuels Story contains video

An interdisciplinary team of speakers surveyed the state of the science, policy, and future directions of research on adverse health effects of indoor solid fuel combustion.