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Resources for Scientists

The NIEHS Cryo-Electron Microscopy Core Facility allows researchers to generate three-dimensional maps of large protein complexes. Scientists interested in receiving training in cryo-EM should contact Mario Borgnia.

Journals and References

Scientific Methods
  • Bisphenol A-related Journal Articles and Stories
    Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical produced in large quantities for use primarily in the production of polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins. The NIEHS has compiled a collection of information on BPA, including press releases, fact sheets, and research papers.

  • Digitized Atlas of Mouse Liver Lesions
    The Digitized Atlas of Mouse Liver Lesions page contains both search by subject and search by pathology.

  • Diseases and the Environment
    The Toxicology and Environmental Health Information Program (TEHIP) maintains a comprehensive web site that provides access to resources produced by it and by other government agencies and organizations: Diseases and the Environment. This web site includes links to databases, bibliographies, tutorials, and other scientific and consumer-oriented resources.

  • Environmental Health Perspectives
    Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP) is the journal of the NIEHS and serves as a forum for the discussion of the interrelationships between the environment and human health. It publishes peer-reviewed research and the most current and credible news of the field.

  • Institutional Review Board
    The mandate of the NIEHS Institutional Review Board is to provide ethical and regulatory oversight of research that involves human subjects.

  • Library & Information Services Branch
    The NIEHS Library & Information Services Branch (LISB) plays a vital role within the NIEHS research community by managing information and knowledge about environmental health.

  • Nanotechnology Notable Papers and Advances
    The Nanotechnology Notable Papers and Advances is a searchable list of NIEHS-funded Nanotechnology publications.

  • NIH Collaborative Research Exchange (CREx) at the National Institutes of Health
    The NIH Collaborative Research Exchange (CREx) is a collaborative research exchange for the NIH Intramural Research Program.

  • Publication Images
    Publication Images: The Good, the Bad and the Impossible(1MB): Photomicrographic images that are submitted to Toxicologic Pathology for the purpose of documenting scientific findings range in quality from the good and the bad, to the impossible.

  • Report on Carcinogens
    The 14th Report on Carcinogens is released on November 3, 2016. The Report on Carcinogens (RoC) is a congressionally mandated, science-based, public health document that the NTP prepared for the HHS Secretary. The report identifies agents, substances, mixtures, and exposure circumstances that are known or reasonably anticipated to cause cancer in humans.

  • Research Highlights
    The vision of the NIEHS is to use environmental health sciences to understand human disease and improve human health.. On this page you will find some Research Highlights from NIEHS scientists since its founding in 1966.

Studies, Symposia and Research

Scientific Research
  • 21st Century Toxicology
    Applying 21st Century Toxicology to Green Chemical and Material Design.

  • Classroom Activities for Scientists
    Classroom Activities for Scientists: Find simple strategies and activities that you can use effectively to communicate complex ideas on environmental health science to students.

  • Climate Change
    A Human Health Perspective on Climate Change (Full Report)(4MB).

  • Electron Paramagnetic Resonance/Electron Spin Resonance (EPR/ESR)
    The Electron Paramagnetic Resonance/Electron Spin Resonance (EPR/ESR) page is a resource for scientists studying the involvement of free radicals in pathological disease.

  • Image Ethics
    Image Ethics: To Adjust or Not to Adjust(851KB).

  • Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment
    Climate change is affecting the health of Americans. As the climate continues to change, the risks to human health will grow, exacerbating existing health threats and creating new public health challenges. This assessment significantly advances what we know about the impacts of climate change on public health, and the confidence with which we know it. While all Americans will be affected by climate change, the report recognizes populations of concern, such as children, the elderly, outdoor workers, and those living in disadvantaged communities, who are disproportionately vulnerable. Read the full report online.

  • International Myositis Assessment & Clinical Studies Group (IMACS)
    The International Myositis Assessment and Clinical Studies Group (IMACS) is a coalition of health care providers and researchers with experience and interest in the myositis syndromes.

  • NIEHS Bioethics
    The NIEHS Bioethics Office, led by David B. Resnick, J.D., Ph.D., works with the NIEHS Institutional Review Board, the Office of Clinical Research, the Office of the Director and the NIEHS Division of Extramural Research to help develop institutional policies that promote research integrity and compliance with federal research policies and regulations.

  • NIEHS-Funded Epidemiology Resources
    The NIEHS has made substantial investment in environmental epidemiology research studies. The NIEHS-Funded Epidemiology Resources webpage, also known as Cohorts, provides general information for the public and grantees to exhibit the breadth of these resources and to facilitate collaborations.

  • Past Symposia, Conferences and Meetings
    Past Symposia, Conferences and Meetings.

  • Seminars, Conferences & Symposia
    The Seminars, Conferences & Symposia page has links to all of the events held at NIEHS as well as supporting materials such as videos or meeting reports.

Applications, Databases and Software

Database Application
  • Databases
    The Databases page contains items that are important tools in the field of environmental science, such as the Biomarkers of Oxidative Stress Study (BOSS), the Microarray Center cDNA Clone Search and more.

  • Digitized Atlas of Mouse Liver Lesions
    The Digitized Atlas of Mouse Liver Lesions page contains both search by subject and search by pathology.

  • Climate Change and Human Health Literature Portal
    The Climate Change and Human Health Literature Portal is a knowledge management tool for locating the most relevant scientific literature, government reports, policy documents, and other resources on the health implications of climate change. 

    Electron Paramagnetic Resonance/Electron Spin Resonance (EPR/ESR), is a sophisticated spectroscopic technique that detects free radicals in chemical and biological systems. This page is a resource for scientists studying the involvement of free radicals in pathological disease.

  • Household Products
    The Household Products Database provides essential health and safety information on multiple common household products.

  • NTP Data Downloads
    Have you ever wanted to combine NTP study data with your research? With the NTP Data Downloads web page , you can bring NTP data to your desktop by downloading a few files. Summary data on all NTP chemicals can be downloaded in a single file. If you would like more detailed data, you can download an individual study type. Currently, CHO Cell Cytogenesis, Drosophila, Micronucleus, Mouse Lymphoma, Rodent Cytogenetics, and Salmonella study types are the study types available for detailed data downloads.

  • Software
    NIEHS Software ("/Rhythmyx/assembler/render?sys_contentid=35926&sys_revision=4&sys_variantid=1169&sys_context=0&sys_authtype=0&sys_siteid=&sys_folderid=" sys_dependentvariantid="1169" sys_dependentid="35926" inlinetype="rxhyperlink" rxinlineslot="103" sys_dependentid="35926" sys_siteid="" sys_folderid="") was written by scientists within the Institute and is available to the public at no cost.