Environmental Factor, August 2010, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Translational research at NIEHS took a major leap forward with the announcement in October of a new Clinical Research Unit (CRU) on the main campus. Construction is expected to begin early in 2007 on land that is now part of Lot F.
NIEHS welcomed eight members of the next generation of environmental researchers on October 16 with an Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Award ceremony in Rodbell.
In August 2005, the world watched as Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and surrounding areas, displaced over half the city's population and drove an already disadvantaged population into crisis mode.
The "digital revolution" has brought profound changes to the creation, organization and delivery of information, especially in the scientific realm.
In two separate ceremonies on October 12, extramural grantees Beate Ritz, M.D., Ph.D., and Beverley Wright, Ph.D., were honored with prestigious awards for their extraordinary contributions to environmental health and justice.
On October 4, NIEHS hosted the annual meeting of the Collaborative Centers for Parkinson's Disease Environmental Research (CCPDER) Consortium at Rodbell A Conference Center.
At his recent meeting with the directors of the Institute's 25 Environmental Health Sciences (EHS) Core Centers, NIEHS Director David Schwartz outlined four major areas that will have the greatest impact on preventing disease
Transcending barriers in quality translational research is the overall theme of the Director's Challenge Award
Inside The Institute
The Cincinnati Childhood Allergy and Air Pollution Study (CCAAPS) concluded its five-year study of the role of diesel exhaust particles (DEP) and allergy on a fun note by throwing a picnic and party for participants.
NIEHS employee Terry Lewis is a mom with good reason to be especially proud of her son during the Raleigh performances of the Broadway musical "Lion King." Durham native and Riverside High graduate Chris Lewis is a member of the Gazelle Company,
The usually staid and heady Rodbell Auditorium filled with music, grunts and the sound of flesh hitting flesh and wood on October 10, as instructors and advanced students from the White Tiger TaeKwonDo School
Every fall and spring, the NIEHS Fitness and Wellness Committee puts a little twist on its recreational theme by sponsoring a two-day Book Fair
As part of Disability Awareness Month activities, NIH OEODM Disability Program Manager Carlton Coleman addressed a group of NIEHS employees October 17 in Rodbell C.
Douglas R. Green, Ph.D., will deliver the Falk Lecture on November 14 at 2:00 PM
On October 10 in Rodbell Auditorium, University of California at Davis Distinguished Professor Bruce Hammock, Ph.D., delivered the second talk in the Distinguished Lecture series. In a lecture titled "Herbicides to Hypertension: The Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase [sEH] as a Therapeutic Target for Hypertension, Inflammation and Analgesia,"
For the first time in NIEHS history, application eligibility for new extramural research grants includes scientists working in the Division of Intramural Research, in addition to researchers outside the institute.
As part of the Laboratory of Pharmacology and Chemistry (LPC) 2006-2007 Seminar Series, Donato Di Monte, M.D., director of basic research at The Parkinson Institute (TPI)
Laboratory of Pharmacology and Chemistry (LPC) Supervisory Pharmacologist John Hong, Ph.D., delivered a lecture on Parkinson's Disease (PD) on October 12 in F193 as part of the LPC Seminar Series.