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Exposure, Response, and Technology Branch (ERTB)

David M. Balshaw. Ph.D.
David M. Balshaw, Ph.D. (
Acting Branch Chief
Tel (919) 541-2448
Fax (919) 316-4606
P.O. Box 12233
Mail Drop MD K3-04
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709
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About ERTB

  • Addresses the relationship between environmental exposures and biological response.
  • Emphasizes integrative exposure research for which there is a link to chronic complex diseases.
  • Builds on systems biology and technology-driven biomarker development and application.
  • Develops approaches to address exposure–pathway–disease relationships. In 2012, with the help of our stakeholders, NIEHS completed a new strategic plan that identified the institute’s priority research areas through 2017. The ERTB goals align broadly with the following strategic plan goals:
    • Goal 1: Fundamental Research
    • Goal 3: Exposure Science

Associated Programs


Jennifer Collins
Jennifer Collins (
Program Analyst

Tel (919) 541-0117
Srikanth Nadadur, Ph.D.
Srikanth (Sri) Nadadur, Ph.D. (
Health Scientist Administrator
Tel (919) 541-5327
Fax (919) 541-0462
Leslie J. Reinlib, Ph.D.
Leslie J. Reinlib, Ph.D. (
Health Scientist Administrator

Tel (919) 541-4998
Fax (919) 316-4606
Daniel Shaughnessy, Ph.D.
Daniel Shaughnessy, Ph.D. (
Health Scientist Administrator

Tel (919) 541-2506
Fax (919) 316-4606
Carol A. Shreffler
Carol Shreffler, Ph.D. (
Health Scientist Administrator

Tel (919) 541-1445
Fax (919) 541-5064
Yuxia Cui, Ph.D.
Yuxia Cui, Ph.D. (
Program Analyst (contractor)

Tel (919) 316-4619

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