NIEHS Trainees' Assembly — the year at a glance
At the NTA spring meeting, leaders highlighted an increase in postbaccalaureate fellows, a new grant editing group, and other accomplishments. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 19, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Women ’s health conference draws record crowd
NIEHS-sponsored women’s wellness conference offers screenings, resources, education, info for clinical research volunteers, and more. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 19, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

PFAS Senate hearing, Birnbaum ’s expert scientific testimony
Linda Birnbaum told senators that chemicals known as PFAS persist in the environment and affect nearly every system in the human body. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 19, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

NC researchers circle on chemicals that disrupt hormones
The North Carolina group gains interest and numbers among researchers studying chemical effects on normal development and health. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 5, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

NIEHS Trainees' Assembly — the year at a glance
At the NTA spring meeting, leaders highlighted an increase in postbaccalaureate fellows, a new grant editing group, and other accomplishments. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 2, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Korach earns Emeritus Investigator status
Ken Korach, Ph.D., who made pioneering discoveries on estrogen receptor alpha, earned emeritus status from the National Institutes of Health. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 2, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Intramural papers of the month
(read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 2, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Extramural Papers of the Month
(read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 2, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

New method quickly screens chemicals for cancer-causing potential
National Toxicology Program scientists, NIEHS grantees, and colleagues developed a quick way to screen substances for carcinogenicity. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 2, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Young scholars shine at spring symposium
Ten undergraduate scholars presented their year-long research projects, with a two-way tie for Outstanding Scholar of the Year. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 2, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Women ’ s health conference draws record crowd
NIEHS-sponsored women’s wellness conference offers screenings, resources, education, info for clinical research volunteers, and more. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 2, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Navajo area railroad workers learn protective skills
Courses funded by NIEHS Worker Training Program help ensure rural and tribal railroad workers protect their own health and safety. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 2, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Environmental health, a hot topic with local students
At Athens Drive High School, students discussed science and health issues with NIEHS scientists before selecting their research topics. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 2, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Spring GEMS meeting focuses on mechanisms
Risks of e-cigs and vaping, role of oxidative stress in cancer, and more were featured by the Genetics and Environmental Mutagenesis Society. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 2, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

One Health draws international group to NIEHS
Visitors from 20 countries learned about NIEHS programs related to the interconnected health of people, animals, and the global environment. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 2, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

NC researchers circle on chemicals the disrupt hormones
The North Carolina group gains interest and numbers among researchers studying chemical effects on normal development and health. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 2, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Inflammation resolution gets top billing at NIH workshop
Experts discussed how the body resolves inflammation — and what happens when it cannot — during a workshop at NIEHS. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 2, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Eleven trainees face the Three-Minute Challenge
Postbaccalaureate fellows at NIEHS found clever ways to describe their research in brief, plain-language talks for a panel of nonscientists. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 2, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Core Day spotlights array of NIEHS resources
Core facilities at NIEHS hosted an event to help in-house researchers learn more about available cutting-edge technologies and expertise. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 2, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Chronic kidney disease puzzle highlighted at Costa Rica workshop
Researchers from around the world shared insights into chronic kidney disease of unknown origin in agricultural communities. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 2, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Barton on DNA electrochemistry at NIEHS Distinguished Lecture
Jacqueline Barton shared insights into the role of electron transfer in DNA repair. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 2, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Autism Awareness spurs outreach in April
During Autism Awareness Month, NIEHS hosted a talk about links between folate and ASD, discussions on social media, a webinar, and more. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 2, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

PFAS Senate hearing, Birnbaum ’ s expert scientific testimony
Linda Birnbaum told senators that chemicals known as PFAS persist in the environment and affect nearly every system in the human body. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 2, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

NIH statement for World Asthma Day 2019
 National Institutes of Health research improves treatment and prevention of asthma. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 2, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Healthy hearts need two proteins working together
NIEHS findings could be a step toward a treatment to prevent heart attacks. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 2, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Fellows hone presentation skills in communication showdown
NIEHS trainees further their career development by using plain language to explain their research. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - April 2, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Germaine Louis finds strength in the winding path
The winner of the 2019 NIEHS Spirit Lecture Award said a winding career path equipped her well for current roles as dean and researcher. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - March 30, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

NIEHS scientists honored by reproductive biology society
Sally Darney and Humphrey Yao are among this year’s winners of the Society for the Study of Reproduction annual awards. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - March 30, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Intramural papers of the month
(read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - March 30, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Extramural Papers of the Month
(read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - March 30, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Repair protein uses filaments to bridge broken DNA
NIEHS scientists and colleagues discovered how the protein Ctp1 helps repair DNA double-strand breaks, which may shed light on certain genetic diseases. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - March 30, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

NIEHS preps for disaster, health research with derailment scenario
A workshop in Tucson explored needed health research after mock chemical release and coordination among partners. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - March 30, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

New Delhi workshop spotlights community involvement
Participants discussed how India’s strengths in research approaches that involve local communities improve environmental health. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - March 30, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Mold and health classes help Hurricane Florence workers, residents
The NIEHS Worker Training Program continues to train and build local expertise for disaster recovery in Robeson County, North Carolina. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - March 30, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

From allergies to Zika — ABCs of environmental health
A brand new edition of the popular “Environment and Health A to Z” booklet includes eye-catching illustrations and easy-to-understand text. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - March 30, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Citizen science conference highlights NIEHS grantees
CitSci 2019 highlighted NIEHS grantees and other researchers collaborating with volunteers to collect and analyze data and return results. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - March 30, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Rodbell Lecture highlights study of neurodegenerative disorders
Neuroscientist Susan Ackerman discusses her work with inbred mouse strains and its potential impact on neurodegenerative disorders. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - March 30, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Fellows hone presentation skills in communication show down
NIEHS trainees further their career development by using plain language to explain their research. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - March 30, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Children ’ s health may be a legacy of parents ’ environment
Russ Hauser discussed his research on aspects of fathers’ environments and connections to the health of their children. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - March 30, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Analyses of single cells, molecules hold promise for environmental health
Experts in a workshop at the National Academies of Science discussed the promise and challenges of single cell and single molecule analyses. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - March 30, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

A culture of safety, a shared responsibility
NIEHS Executive Director Chris Long says the institute’s excellent safety record is rooted in individuals taking personal responsibility. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - March 30, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Vitamin D protects against pollution-induced asthma
The vitamin’s protective effects among urban kids were most pronounced in obese children, pointing to need for a multifaceted approach. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - March 30, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

NIEHS steals the show at the 58th annual Society of Toxicology meeting
Scientists from NIEHS and the National Toxicology Program were busy throughout the event in Baltimore, discussing science, receiving awards, demystifying grants, and answering questions. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - March 30, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Autism Awareness Day to headline NIEHS social media event April 2nd
Internet users are invited to a Q and A session with autism experts on Reddit’s “Ask Me Anything” thread. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - March 30, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

NIEHS shows much love for charities
The institute raised nearly $100,000 for a wide range of charities through the 2018 Combined Federal Campaign. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - March 4, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Damon Tweedy headlines NIEHS Diversity Speaker Series
The author of “Black Man in a White Coat” discussed efforts to overcome racial bias on both sides of the patient-doctor relationship. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - March 4, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Oscars-style show spotlights NIEHS merit awards
The annual ceremony celebrated excellence of NIEHS scientists, administrators, support technicians, contractors, trainees, and others. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - March 4, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Kembra Howdeshell honored by Teratology Society
The National Toxicology Program scientist is recognized as an outstanding toxicologist and mentor in the area of birth defects research. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - March 4, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Intramural papers of the month
(read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - March 4, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Extramural Papers of the Month
(read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - March 4, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news