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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.

Research

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

October 2022
Longitudinal Serological Surveillance for COVID-19 Antibodies After Infection and Vaccination
McGee C, Shi M, House J, Drude A, Gonzalez G, Martin N, Chen SH, Rogers H, Njunge A, Hodge X, Mosley B, George M, Agrawal R, Wild C, Smith C, Brown A, Barber L, Garantziotis S
September 2022
Homologous Recombination-deficient Mutation Cluster in Tumor Suppressor RAD51C Identified by Comprehensive Analysis of Cancer Variants
Prakash R, Rawal Y, Sullivan MR, Grundy MK, Bret H, Mihalevic MJ, Rein HL, Baird JM, Darrah K, Zhang F, Wang R, Traina TA, Radke MR, Kaufmann SH, Swisher EM, Guérois R, Modesti M, Sung P, Jasin M, Bernstein KA
Health & Education

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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About NIEHS

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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