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Your Environment. Your Health.

Genes, Environment, and Health Branch (GEH)

Cindy Lawler
Cindy Lawler, Ph.D.
Branch Chief
Tel (919) 316-4671
Fax (919) 541-5064
P.O. Box 12233
Mail Drop K3-15
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709

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About GEH

  • Addresses the fundamental mechanisms by which environmental exposures combine with genetic susceptibility to influence risk of complex human diseases and disorders.
  • Builds on evolving knowledge in the fields of genomics and epigenomics to understand mechanisms that act at the interface of genes and environment to influence gene activity and phenotype.
  • Emphasizes laboratory-based studies in model systems at the cellular, organ and system level.
  • In 2012, with the help of our stakeholders, NIEHS completed a new strategic plan that identified the institute‚Äôs priority research areas through 2017. The GEH goals align broadly with the following strategic plan goals:
    • Goal 1: Fundamental Mechanisms/Pathways
    • Goal 7: Knowledge Management

Associated Programs


Lisa Helbling Chadwick
Lisa H. Chadwick, Ph.D.
Health Scientist Administrator

Tel (919) 491-4702
Amanda Garton
Amanda E. Garton
Health Specialist

Tel (919) 541-1874
Astrid Haugen
Astrid C. Haugen
Health Specialist

Tel (919) 541-4415
Jonathan Hollander
Jonathan A. Hollander, Ph.D.
Health Scientist Administrator

Tel (919) 541-9467
Michael C. Humble
Mike Humble, Ph.D.
Health Scientist Administrator

Tel (919) 316-4621
Kimberly A. McAllister, Ph.D.
Kimberly McAllister, Ph.D.
Health Scientist Administrator

Tel (919) 541-4528
Fax (919) 316-4606
Frederick L. Tyson
Fred Tyson, Ph.D.
Health Scientist Administrator

Tel (919) 541-0176
Fax (919) 564-5064

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