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Your Environment. Your Health.

Telomeres as Sentinels for Environmental Exposures, Psychosocial Stress, and Disease Susceptibility

September 6 – 7, 2017

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Meeting Purpose

This meeting brought together experts in fundamental telomere biology, epidemiology, clinical practice and social sciences to discuss the current state of the field and ways the status of telomeres can be used to understand exposures and susceptibility (e.g., as indicators of exposure and or susceptibility) in population-based research.

National Institute on Aging

This meeting was co-sponsored by NIEHS and the National Institute on Aging.

Meeting Materials


Michelle Heacock, Ph.D.
Michelle L. Heacock, Ph.D.
Health Scientist Administrator
Tel 984-287-3267
P.O. Box 12233
Mail Drop K3-04
Durham, N.C. 27709
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