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William J. Martin II, M.D.New Associate Director to Integrate Health Research and Patient Care

William J. Martin II, M.D. will join NIEHS as associate director for Translational Biomedicine beginning March 6. Translational biomedicine focuses on moving research results from the NIEHS portfolio into clinical practice.

Elias ZerhouniNIEHS, NHGRI Take Lead in New Genes-Environment Initiative

At a press conference on Feb. 8, NIH Director Elias Zerhouni, along with NIEHS Director David Schwartz and NHGRI Director Francis Collins, unveiled two new initiatives that will take advantage of recent technological advances to move healthcare research to the next level.

Collette Wallace, a participant in a clinical trial on obesity.Celebrating Black History Month

Panelists Discuss Nutrition and Obesity in the Black Community

Inside The Institute

NIEHS logoWRAL Features Stella Sieber

If ever there was an example of someone who makes the most of a given situation, it is Stella Sieber.

Dee AndersonDee Anderson: Poetry in Motion

Every day Dee Anderson comes to work a little bit early. When she arrives at her office in the F building of the main campus, she immediately sets off on foot, completing three laps, round trips from the F building to the A building.

Nora VolkowSpirit Lecture March 20

Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, will deliver the 2006 Spirit Lecture on March 20 in the Rodbell Auditorium. This year, the title is "Addiction: The Neurobiology of Free Will Gone Awry."

NIEHS logoOpenings at First Environments

First Environments Early Learning Center, the five-star child care center NIEHS shares with EPA, has openings for the children or dependents of federal employees and contractors at NIEHS and EPA.

Pinkney WilderEducation Begins at Home

The NIEHS Book Fair

NIEHS logoUp and Coming


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Science Notebook

high-tech workshopAll Hands on Deck: SNP Workshop: High-Tech Training 'One of the Smoothest, Glitch-Free Events' Ever at NIEHS'

As the age of technology meets the world of biomedical research, NIEHS is not about to be left behind.

NIEHS logoGenetic Alterations in Cancer Database Available to Scientists

Busy scientists or students who want one-stop shopping for the latest peer-reviewed literature on genetic changes in tumors associated with chemical, physical or biological agents can turn to a new database developed by DIR researchers at NIEHS.

NIEHS logoPapers of the Month