Intramural Papers of the Month
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Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - June 2, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Extramural Papers of the Month
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Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - June 2, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Neighborhood disadvantage may affect brain development
Enhancing social and educational resources could reduce risk, suggest NIEHS grantees from the University of Southern California. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - June 2, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

NIH statement on World Asthma Day
On May 5, the National Institutes of Health reaffirmed its commitment to improve the lives of people with asthma. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - June 2, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Hazardous waste cleanup focus of federal roundtable
Scientists from NIEHS and other federal agencies discussed emerging challenges and promising technologies. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - June 2, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

NIEHS celebrates Earth Day with trove of Green awards
Laboratories, researchers, and managers recognized by HHS, NIH, and NIEHS programs. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - June 2, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Data sharing key to environmental health research, experts say
Three NIEHS Superfund Research Program events focus on how data science can be harnessed to better study contaminants. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - June 2, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

New class of cancer-fighting compounds discovered by NIEHS-funded team
Oregon State University researchers say the compounds effectively kill liver and breast cancer cells. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - June 2, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Journeys: From summer intern to award-winning researcher
NIEHS postdoctoral fellow Kaitlyn Lawrence, Ph.D., described her recent scientific accolades and her experience as a trainee. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - June 2, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

NIEHS to bring clarity to language of environmental health sciences
To help scientists integrate study data and spur discovery, the institute aims to foster a community that harmonizes research vocabulary. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - June 2, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Fellow wins award to study how neighborhoods influence dementia
Award recognizes studies with the potential for high impact in minority health and health disparities research. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - June 2, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Male hormones regulate stomach inflammation in mice
NIEHS research shows that male sex hormones are anti-inflammatory and could lead to new treatment strategies for stomach cancer. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - June 2, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders encouraged to find their voice
To honor Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, NIEHS hosted Caroline Goon as part of its Diversity Speaker Series. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - June 2, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

In conversation with Elizabeth Martin, Independent Research Scholar
Martin, an NIEHS postdoctoral fellow, told me about her receipt of a National Institutes of Health award that helps her launch her own lab. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - June 2, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Sharon Beard recognized by American Industrial Hygiene Association
The association’s Rachel Carson Award recognized Beard for her more than 25 years of service to the NIEHS Worker Training Program. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - June 2, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

NIH Disaster Research Response program launches new website
Hosted by NIEHS, more than 500 resources are available to aid research conducted in response to disasters and public health emergencies. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - June 2, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Remembering Sam Wilson, innovative scientist and NIEHS leader
His legacy lives on in the researchers he influenced around the world and the enduring friendships forged along the way, colleagues say. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - June 2, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Water contaminant NDMA linked to cancer cluster in Massachusetts
N-nitrosodimethylamine, or NDMA, has been linked to a 1990s spike in childhood cancer in the town of Wilmington, Massachusetts. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Intramural Papers of the Month
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Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Extramural Papers of the Month
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Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

NIEHS earns WELL building rating, first among feds
The first federal agency to achieve the rating, the institute enhanced air and water quality management, emergency preparedness, and more. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Science talk competition challenges postbaccalaureate fellows
NIEHS postbaccalaureate fellows competed to present their research in plain terms in just three minutes. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

NIEHS trainee begins career in France
Reproductive biologist Namya Mellouk achieved her career goal when she accepted a research position back home in France. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Environmentally persistent free radicals may affect lung health
Stephania Cormier studies a newly discovered class of environmental contaminants, shedding light on their role in respiratory diseases. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Scholars find new ways to research amidst a global pandemic
Students participating in the NIEHS Scholars Connect Program presented their research and shared their experiences at the Spring Symposium. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

New predictive model may speed toxicity screens, reduce animal use
The freely available CATMoS combines the strengths of 139 different computational approaches to organic chemical screening. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Earth Day at NIEHS focuses on global health, renewables
Earth Day events acknowledge new momentum in climate change research and mitigation, with emphasis on renewable energy. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 resilience and recovery for workers, communities
The NIEHS Worker Training Program funds recovery centers for essential workers and communities affected by high COVID-19 rates. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Thumbs up for translational research framework from WTC program
The World Trade Center Research Program highlights their success in a new study. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Humphrey Yao elected to board of Society for the Study of Reproduction
The NIEHS reproductive biologist follow in footsteps of other institute researchers in leadership at the society. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

John Bucher, who studied toxic agents from A to Z, retires from NIEHS
During almost four decades at the institute, he brought innovation to many complex issues, such as reducing animal use in research. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Wildfire severity increases, experts call for coordinated federal response
The American Thoracic Society co-funded the workshop report with NIEHS and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Inhalation exposures, emerging chemicals addressed by NIEHS scientists
These research programs were front and center at the National Toxicology Program Board of Scientific Counselors meeting. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Indoor air a neglected source of chemical, particulate exposures
The National Academies looks at complex chemical mixtures and processes that affect quality of air indoors, where we spend most of our time. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Climate change and health disparities take center stage
Black, Indigenous, and people of color press for action to promote environmental health justice, in the latest from our racial equity series. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Robin Stanley awarded tenure
The Earl Stadtman Investigator and structural biologist is latest NIEHS tenure recipient. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Hurricane experience benefits later industrial fire research response
NIEHS-funded researchers reported that lessons from Hurricane Harvey accelerated and improved research response after an industrial fire. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Geospatial technology for environmental health research, decisions
Satellites, wearable sensors, mobile phones, and other sources offer highly specific data that support precision environmental health. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Biomarker suggests severity of COVID-19 respiratory distress
Higher levels of certain fatty acids predicted poorer outcomes in COVID-19 patients with acute respiratory distress in a new NIEHS-funded study. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Help guide research on drinking water, from the source to the tap
NIEHS is working with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy to boost knowledge about emerging contamination issues. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Rodbell Lecture highlights single cell genomics
Aviv Regev developed a computational method that reconstructs the lineage of every cell of a zebrafish during its development. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

New NIH funding advances COVID-19 testing
Underserved communities are the focus of renewed funding opportunities announced by the National Institutes of Health. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Women ’s Health Awareness Conference explores impact of racism
More than 700 people registered for the virtual event, which covered research and resilience in the face of racism. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Addressing climate change and its health issues through collaboration
Joshua Rosenthal and John Balbus told me about a new effort that will draw on scientific expertise across the National Institutes of Health. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Intense allergic asthma mechanism discovered in mice
For Asthma Awareness Month, we highlight an NIEHS and NIDDK finding that may lead to therapies for allergic asthma. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

FDA chief scientist presents 20th annual NIEHS Spirit Lecture
Rear Admiral Denise Hinton emphasized service before self in her inspiring Spirit Lecture. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Autism Awareness Month spotlights the next generation of researchers
In a symposium of early-career researchers and a seminar, scientists shared their work on the role of environmental factors in autism risk. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Intramural Papers of the Month
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Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - April 2, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Extramural Papers of the Month
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Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - April 2, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

NIOSH 50th anniversary honored by National Toxicology Program
Common goals and collaborative research signify the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s participation in the NTP. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - April 2, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news