Williams brings depth of experience to new management role
Mitch Williams takes on his biggest challenge yet, as the new NIEHS deputy associate director for management and deputy executive officer. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - August 2, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

With tenure, Yao will continue groundbreaking research
Humphrey Yao, Ph.D., head of the NIEHS Reproductive Developmental Biology Group, was awarded tenure by the National Institutes of Health. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - August 2, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Two-time NIEHS trainee lands position in biopharma
Douglas Ganini da Silva, Ph.D., transitioned June 4 from his work as a postdoctoral research fellow at NIEHS to nearby KBI Biopharma. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - August 2, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Pathway to Independence awards jumpstart academic careers
NIEHS postdocs Joonas Jamsen, Ph.D., and Fei Zhao, Ph.D., received Pathway to Independence awards, which support transition to academia. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - August 2, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

NIH Director ’ s Awards honor dozens at NIEHS
Forty-four individuals at NIEHS will receive 2018 National Institutes of Health Director’s Awards for their exceptional efforts. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - August 2, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

NIEHS fellows shine in 2019 FARE competition
Twenty fellows from NIEHS won NIH Fellows’ Award for Research Excellence, placing NIEHS third among all NIH institutes and centers. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - August 2, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Intramural papers of the month
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Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - August 2, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Extramural Papers of the Month
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Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - August 2, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Summit highlights tribal environmental health
The third Tribal Environmental Health Summit drew more than 130 people to discuss issues of environmental health among Native Americans. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - August 2, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

National Academies develops environmental health initiative
At a National Academies public meeting, a diverse group of experts discussed the scope of the Environmental Health Matters Initiative. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - August 2, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Environmental chemistry goes high-tech
Lee Ferguson develops sophisticated environmental chemistry methods to discover chemicals in drinking water and inside homes. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - August 2, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Chronic kidney disease in agricultural workers tackled at workshop
Chronic kidney disease of unknown origin was the focus of National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases and NIEHS workshop. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - August 2, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Beyond the clinic — describing success in environmental health
A new paper from NIEHS offers a tool to help scientists describe how environmental health research translates into public health improvements. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - August 2, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

NIEHS road trip opens eyes to San Joaquin health challenges
In California’s San Joaquin Valley, Linda Birnbaum, Ph.D., and others saw how local organizations are responding to the region’s environmental health challenges. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - August 2, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Mechanism behind rare ataxia disease found by NIEHS scientists
NIEHS researchers reported how inactivation of a protein causes the rare disorder known as ataxia with oculomotor apraxia 1. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - August 2, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Educators dive into environmental health science
Ten North Carolina teachers spent two weeks in July immersed in the world of cutting-edge biomedical research at NIEHS. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - August 2, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Summer food drive launched June 1
NIEHS launched the Feds Feed Families food drive June 1, and by June 27, had collected 1,350 pounds of food and other necessities. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - July 3, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Wilcox receives career award from epidemiologic society
NIEHS scientist Allen Wilcox received the 2018 Kenneth Rothman Career Accomplishment Award from the Society for Epidemiologic Research. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - July 3, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Symposium honors scientific career of Ron Mason
Scientists from across the world gathered May 25 to honor NIEHS scientist Ronald Mason, Ph.D., and his impact on free radical research. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - July 3, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Environmental Factor wins first place in national competition
The National Association of Government Communicators awarded the Environmental Factor first place among e-newsletters for 2018. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - July 3, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Eight Superfund trainees win K.C. Donnelly Externships
Eight trainees from NIEHS Superfund Research Program centers won funding for short-term research beyond their own institution. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - July 3, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

DeMayo elected to leadership of Society for the Study of Reproduction
NIEHS Reproductive and Developmental Biology Lab Chief Francesco DeMayo, Ph.D., is the scientific society’s new vice president-elect. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - July 3, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Intramural papers of the month
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Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - July 3, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Extramural Papers of the Month
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Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - July 3, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Web resources could assist chemical risk management
Two new papers describe publicly accessible web-based tools for exploring environmental chemicals and predicting their risk. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - July 3, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Extreme type of early puberty remains rare in boys
The incidence of an extreme form of early-onset puberty is not increasing in boys, say NIEHS scientists and collaborators. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - July 3, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Symposium celebrates researchers who are women of color
NIEHS hosts first annual symposium of the North Carolina Women of Color Research Network. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - July 3, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Lab boot camp gives scholar-scientists a strong start
Ten students launched their yearlong NIEHS Scholars Connect Program with an intensive training session in laboratory techniques. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - July 3, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Global Environmental Health Day spotlights research
NIEHS Global Environmental Health Day highlighted research around the world and translation of findings into public health impacts. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - July 3, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Satellite data improves exposure estimates
Allan Just discussed use of NASA satellite data to improve estimates of exposure to air pollution and extreme temperatures. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - July 3, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Plan to reduce animal testing showcased at public forum
Public forum participants praised a new plan to replace animal use for U.S. safety testing and encouraged agencies to continue progress. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - July 3, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

NTP framework for innovation rolled out at board meeting
NTP Associate Director Brian Berridge introduced the Translational Toxicology Pipeline Plan to the Board of Scientific Counselors. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - July 3, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

NIEHS and NIA joint fellowships to tackle complex research questions
NIEHS and the National Institute of Aging announced for three collaborative research projects, each with a postdoctoral fellowship. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - July 3, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

House of Hope — Gilman on the NIH Clinical Center
Maj. Gen. James Gilman, M.D., CEO of the NIH Clinical Center, visited NIEHS and discussed the hospital he called the House of Hope. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - July 3, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Council greenlights new grants for global environmental health
The National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council supported an NIEHS global environmental health initiative at its June meeting. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - July 3, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Obesity may lower breast cancer risk in young women
A new study finds young women with high body fat have a lower chance of developing breast cancer before menopause. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - July 3, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Millions of dollars saved by NIEHS-funded technologies
Technologies developed with Superfund Research Program funding saved millions of dollars in costs for cleaning up contaminated sites. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - July 3, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Howard Chang gives 2018 Martin Rodbell Lecture
Howard Chang, renown for seminal discoveries about long noncoding RNAs, delivered the 2018 Rodbell Lecture June 12 at NIEHS. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - July 3, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Administrative Professionals event teaches negotiating skills
NIEHS employees learn the power of negotiating at the 2018 Administrative Professionals Day workshop. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - June 1, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

NIEHS trainee receives high award for oil spill research
NIEHS trainee Kaitlyn Gam, Ph.D., received the prestigious Tulane 34 Award, in large part due to her work on the GuLF STUDY. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - June 1, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Green Champions recognize NIEHS for eighth year
Four teams at NIEHS won Department of Health and Human Services Green Champions awards, the institute’s eighth year of recognition. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - June 1, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Excellent showing for NIEHS postbacs at 2018 NIH Poster Day
NIEHS postbaccalaureate fellows won 7 poster awards and 12 travel awards in connection with the annual National Institutes of Health event. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - June 1, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Intramural papers of the month
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Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - June 1, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Extramural Papers of the Month
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Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - June 1, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Enzyme plays key role in Parkinson ’ s disease and inflammation
Researchers reported that an enzyme called soluble epoxide hydrolase plays a key role in Parkinson’s disease and inflammation. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - June 1, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

NIEHS Biomedical Career Symposium offers encouragement, tools
The annual NIEHS Biomedical Career Symposium equipped students and fellows with encouragement and practical tools for their career search. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - June 1, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

New website makes it easy to join clinical studies
The new “Join an NIEHS Study” website helps recruit volunteers for NIEHS clinical studies in North Carolina and Maryland. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - June 1, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Outstanding researchers share science, offer career advice
Participants in the NIEHS Outstanding New Environmental Scientists symposium shared cutting-edge research and career advice. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - June 1, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

NTP promotes international use of nonanimal test methods
The National Toxicology Program joined an international meeting to advance international acceptance of nonanimal chemical test methods. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - June 1, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

NIEHS brings environmental focus to One Health meeting
Participants at the international One Medicine One Science meeting explored interdisciplinary collaborations and global health solutions. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - June 1, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news