The National Institutes of Health will launch a multi-year study this fall to look at the potential health effects from the oil spill in the Gulf region.
The fall meeting of the NIEHS Council featured updates on some of the Institute's major high-profile efforts.
NIEHS/NTP Director Linda Birnbaum, Ph.D., entered the national conversation on Vietnam-era exposure to dioxin in Agent Orange.
NIEHS is one of several NIH institutes and centers participating in the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves.
NIEHS/NTP Director Linda Birnbaum, Ph.D., participated in a congressional briefing on endocrine disruption.
The MCAN will commit $2 million to sustain a successful program that was led by NIEHS from 2006 to 2010.
The NIEHS is awarding $36 million in grants to 20 organizations that develop safety and health training for workers.
Veteran NIEHS grantee Fred vom Saal, Ph.D., received one of the nation's most prestigious public service awards.
Grantee Michael Karin, Ph.D., has been awarded the 2010 Harvey Prize in human health by Israel's premier institute of technology.
Two postbaccalaureate fellows credit their training at NIEHS with helping them gain admission to a top U.S. public health school.
NIEHS scientist Joan Packenham, Ph.D., is the winner of a 2010 National Women of Color Award.
Barbara Kowalcyk, co-founder of the Center for Foodborne Illness, will receive the LennonOno Grant For Peace 2010.
Three NIEHS employees are among the U.S. Public Health Service officers promoted this year.
Friends and colleagues at NIEHS were saddened by news of the death of a global and children's health champion.
Nearly 200 scientists from around the world met for an international workshop in Bethesda, MD, on alternative testing methods.
NIEHS recognized its 225 postdoctoral fellows during a celebration of the second annual National Postdoc Appreciation Day Sept. 24.
The long struggle for equal voting rights for women was at center stage Aug. 26 in a presentation by Noreen Gordon.
NIH celebrated Hispanic heritage Sept. 21 with an engaging talk by Eloy Rodriguez, Ph.D., a specialist in ethnobotanical medicine.
According to Director Linda Birnbaum, Ph.D., NIEHS honored a total of 1,110 years of service at the second annual celebration.
The Generations at Work Celebration featured 29 display tables and the popular Blacks In Government Annual Fish Fry.
According to Patricia K. Donahoe, M.D., a protein involved in human sex determination can play a role in treating cancer.
Barely a year after NIEHS announced $30 million in funding for research on BPA, new grantee findings are already emerging.
A study from the NIEHS Mitochondrial DNA Replication Group was chosen as The Journal of Biological Chemistry Paper of the Week.
Members enjoyed presentations by grantee Sven-Eric Jordt, Ph.D., and NIEHS Principal Investigator Mike Resnick, Ph.D.
Experts shared their views on the status of current science regarding cell phone safety, as well as the need for better designed studies.
NIEHS grantees and government scientists gathered Sept. 21-22 at NIEHS to update their research efforts on bisphenol A.
Yoshiaki Tsuji, Ph.D., shared his new findings on the ways genotoxic stresses influence disease.
Researchers and advocates came together Sept. 8 to offer new strategies and opportunities for progress in autism research.
An NIEHS meeting in Durham, NC Sept. 7-8 brought together an interdisciplinary group of experts to evaluate the state of the science.
Federal regulatory agencies will consider adopting new test methods and strategies applicable to safety testing.
A study funded by an interagency agreement between NIEHS and the FDA was honored as Paper of the Year at annual meeting.
The October issue of Environmental Health Perspectives is the journal's 13th annual Children's Health Issue.
Zeisel will address nutrigenomics, estrogen, and environmental chemicals in studies of the dietary requirement for choline.
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