Environmental Factor, June 2010, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
David Schwartz is the fourth director of NIEHS, and as such, also serves as director of the National Toxicology Program.
Ever wonder what agency determines what chemicals are hazardous to your health? Well, in many cases it's the National Toxicology Program.
Dr. Michael Karin, Professor of Pharmacology at the University of California in San Diego and Dr. Mary-Claire King, American Cancer Society Professor, at the University of Washington in Seattle, both NIEHS grantees, was recently elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
Red Hat's newest course catalog features John Grovenstein, NIEHS information technology specialist, on the cover.
When it comes to training postdocs, the objective at NIEHS is an idealistic, unselfish one.
With more activities than ever before, NIEHS went all out to encourage physical fitness May 9-20.
Inside The Institute
For VeeVee Shropshire and Denise Warren-Hinton, exercise is not a chore. For these two, it is not only an important part of their daily lives, but a pleasure, a reward they give themselves.
Don't feel pressured to give an immediate answer to any question. Reporters expect professionals like you to be busy, so it's OK to get answers to reporters through follow-up calls. This gives everyone time to prepare a clear and concise response. Be polite, but don't be pushed. Here's how...
Your appearance says a lot about you, and presenting a professional image can mean more self-confidence and more positive interactions with coworkers and bosses, says Bev Dwane, a Durham-based image consultant.
After 10 years in the Laboratory of Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology, and a total of 22 years of federal service, Loretta Moore retired.
The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity Management sponsored a cultural education program on cued speech recently and will also offer a 4-week American Sign Language class beginning June 2.
Does your battery run down midafternoon? Do you find it hard to focus during the day? Do you find yourself reaching for chocolate or a caffeinated beverage? Chances are, like 72% of adults, you are sleep deprived because of a sleep disorder.
Pinkney Wilder III
Dr. Brenda Weis, NIEHS Toxicogenomics Research Consortium TRC Coordinator, received national media coverage as spokesperson for the TRC microarrays study conducted by 64 renowned scientists.
Researchers at the Robert Wood Johnson Health & Society Scholars program at the University of Michigan concluded that people with diabetes may be more susceptible to cardiovascular damage from pollution.
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