The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded NIEHS/NTP Director Linda Birnbaum, Ph.D., the 2011 Level III Scientific and Technological Achievement Award.
The Interagency Agreement between NIEHS and the FDA has resulted in dozens of critical, complex studies that have helped protect public health.
NIEHS enjoyed a high profile at the 140th annual meeting of the American Public Health Association Oct. 27-31 in San Francisco.
The National Institutes of Health Central Tenure Committee recently granted tenure to Leping Li, Ph.D., a bioinformaticist in the NIEHS Biostatistics Branch.
NTP center director Rear Adm. William Stokes, D.V.M., was notified Oct. 25 of his induction as a fellow of the Academy of Toxicological Sciences.
NIEHS fellow Brant Hamel, Ph.D., transitioned from the bench Nov. 1 into clinical research as a regulatory coordinator for gastrointestinal oncology clinical trials.
NIEHS researcher Samuel Wilson, M.D., will become the first National Institutes of Health scientist to serve as editor-in-chief of the journal DNA Repair.
Several NIEHS staff members received merit awards from the National Cancer Institute for their contributions to the Genes, Environment, and Health Initiative (GEI).
His many friends and colleagues at NIEHS and NTP remembered, with fondness, colleague Larry Hart, Ph.D., who died Oct. 22 in Chapel Hill, N.C.
The goal of the NIEHS Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) diversity program is to increase the participation of fellows and faculty from underrepresented groups.
NIEHS epidemiologist Hazel Nichols, Ph.D., was in Charlotte, N.C., to receive an oversized mock check for $270,000 from the Avon Foundation.
Ericka Reid, Ph.D., and Anshul Pandya, Ph.D., represented NIEHS at the 2012 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) in San Jose, Calif.
NIEHS was well represented at ScienceWriters2012, a joint meeting of the National Association of Science Writers and the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing.
NIEHS convened a panel of experts Nov. 29 to tackle questions from the public on childhood obesity and related environmental factors.
U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps officers, from various divisions in North Carolina, participated in the Veterans Day parade in Raleigh.
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With two more special events building the pledge coffer in November, the Combined Federal Campaign at NIEHS has its Dec. 15 deadline clearly in sight.
Members of the NIEHS Laboratory of Signal Transduction were in a festive mood for their Halloween international potluck lunch.
This year’s featured speaker, Wilbur Woodis, is a Native American who focuses on health, social, and educational issues for American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Calendar of Upcoming Events
Dec 10, Rodbell ABC 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. — Seminar on “The environmental health atlas: A portal to discovering the promise of environmental health,” by Bruce Lanphear, Ph.D.
Dec 11, Rodbell Auditorium 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. — NTP Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting
Dec 17, Rodbell Auditorium 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. — Biostatistics Branch Seminar Series with Andrew Allen, Ph.D.
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The 10th annual NIEHS Science Day showcased breakthroughs in environmental health and recognized research and mentorship achievements by NIEHS scientists.
Aaron Bowman, Ph.D., discussed how he uses induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) to study environmental health and neurodegenerative disease risk.
Nicki Baker, a doctoral student at the University of Kentucky, is the 15th recipient of the annual Karen Wetterhahn Memorial Award.
University of Kentucky researchers used non-toxic nanoparticles and green chemistry approaches to remediate water polluted by hazardous waste.
At the very hour the embargo on his latest paper lifted Oct. 28, NIEHS grantee Steve Wing, Ph.D., addressed a capacity audience of science writers in Raleigh, N.C.
Dartmouth College professor and SRP grantee Mary Lou Guerinot, Ph.D., discussed how plants take up and distribute metals at a recent NIEHS seminar.
NIEHS researchers have determined that Norwegian children exposed to high levels of the antimicrobial compound triclosan display allergic sensitization.
NICEATM scientists worked with international colleagues on new methods and decision strategies for chemical safety and vaccine testing.
In his LMG seminar, Kenneth Marians, Ph.D., described clear evidence that DNA replication, by itself, can restart beyond a replication blocking DNA lesion.
The December issue of Environmental Health Perspetives highlights human health impacts of increased imports and green building techniques in tribal housing.
The Genetics and Environmental Mutagenesis Society celebrated its 30th anniversary at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill, N.C.
Extramural papers of the month/news/newsletter/2012/12/dert/index.htm
- BPA exposure linked to thyroid level changes for pregnant women and newborns
- PCBs impair glucose homeostasis in mice
- Childhood air pollution exposure and adult heart health
- Dioxin induces disease and reproductive problems in later generations
Intramural papers of the month/news/newsletter/2012/12/dir/index.htm
- RAP80 reduces cancer risk and maintains genome stability
- DNA sequence context influences human 8-oxoguanine DNA glycosylase activity
- Glucocorticoid signaling could lead to better therapeutics
- Bacteria in house dust worsens asthma