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.
NIEHS funds support researchers at academic, medical and other institutions around the United States.
As a publicly-funded institute, the NIEHS is committed to conducting the most rigorous research in environmental health sciences, and to communicating the results of this research to the public.
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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NIEHS offers on-site career development programs, as well as grants, for health research and safety training. Here are some of our current opportunity announcements:
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.