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National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Our mission is to discover how the environment affects people in order to promote healthier lives.

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NIEHS maintains several newsletters in support of our ongoing research. Discover information about the scientific, policy, training and outreach efforts and activities at NIEHS to better understand the impact your environment has on your health.

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NIEHS research uses state-of-the-art science and technology to investigate the interplay between environmental exposures, human biology, genetics, and common diseases to help prevent disease and improve human health.

Recently Published Research

April 2021
Prenatal Phthalate Exposures and Executive Function in Preschool Children
Choi G, Villanger GD, Drover SSM, Sakhi AK, Thomsen C, Nethery RC, Zeiner P, Knudsen GP, Reichborn-Kjennerud T, Overgaard KR, Herring AH, Skogan AH, Biele G, Aase H, Engel SM
March 2021
The Mosquito Protein AEG12 Displays Both Cytolytic and Antiviral Properties Via a Common Lipid Transfer Mechanism
Foo ACY, Thompson PM, Chen SH, Jadi R, Lupo B, DeRose EF, Arora S, Placentra VC, Premkumar L, Perera L, Pedersen LC, Martin N, Mueller GA
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As a publicly-funded institute, NIEHS is committed to conducting the most rigorous research in environmental health sciences, and to communicating the results of this research to the public.

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NIEHS seeks to invest in the future of environmental health science by increasing awareness of the link between the environment and human health. Our website provides educators, students and scientists access to reliable tools, resources and classroom materials.

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The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is expanding and accelerating its contributions to scientific knowledge of human health and the environment, and to the health and well-being of people everywhere.

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