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William Martin, M.D.New Clinical Research Unit to Open at RTP Campus

Translational research at NIEHS took a major leap forward with the announcement in October of a new Clinical Research Unit (CRU) on the main campus. Construction is expected to begin early in 2007 on land that is now part of Lot F.

Pat Mastin, Ph.D.NIEHS Celebrates ONES Award Winners

NIEHS welcomed eight members of the next generation of environmental researchers on October 16 with an Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Award ceremony in Rodbell.

a messy classroomNIEHS to Help New Orleans HEAL

In August 2005, the world watched as Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and surrounding areas, displaced over half the city's population and drove an already disadvantaged population into crisis mode.

Stephanie London, M.D.NIEHS Library Initiatives to Aid Researchers

The "digital revolution" has brought profound changes to the creation, organization and delivery of information, especially in the scientific realm.

Beate Ritz, M.D., Ph.D.Extramural Researchers Honored

In two separate ceremonies on October 12, extramural grantees Beate Ritz, M.D., Ph.D., and Beverley Wright, Ph.D., were honored with prestigious awards for their extraordinary contributions to environmental health and justice.

UCLA Center Co-Director Marie-Francoise ChesseletParkinson's Researchers Hold Annual Meeting

On October 4, NIEHS hosted the annual meeting of the Collaborative Centers for Parkinson's Disease Environmental Research (CCPDER) Consortium at Rodbell A Conference Center.

NIEHS Director David SchwartzNIEHS Centers - Moving Discoveries from the Bench to the Bedside

At his recent meeting with the directors of the Institute's 25 Environmental Health Sciences (EHS) Core Centers, NIEHS Director David Schwartz outlined four major areas that will have the greatest impact on preventing disease

Steven Kleeberger, Ph.D.NIEHS Announces First Director's Challenge Award

Transcending barriers in quality translational research is the overall theme of the Director's Challenge Award

Inside The Institute

life-size puppetsParty Time for Kids in Cincinnati Children's Study

The Cincinnati Childhood Allergy and Air Pollution Study (CCAAPS) concluded its five-year study of the role of diesel exhaust particles (DEP) and allergy on a fun note by throwing a picnic and party for participants.

Terry LewisDurham Native Tours in Broadway Show

NIEHS employee Terry Lewis is a mom with good reason to be especially proud of her son during the Raleigh performances of the Broadway musical "Lion King." Durham native and Riverside High graduate Chris Lewis is a member of the Gazelle Company,

Justin Chang of the White Tiger TaeKwonDo SchoolDancing Warriors Rock NIEHS

The usually staid and heady Rodbell Auditorium filled with music, grunts and the sound of flesh hitting flesh and wood on October 10, as instructors and advanced students from the White Tiger TaeKwonDo School

Sharon BobbittGood Books at Good Prices

Every fall and spring, the NIEHS Fitness and Wellness Committee puts a little twist on its recreational theme by sponsoring a two-day Book Fair

NIH OEODM Disability Program Manager Carlton ColemanProgram Manager Discusses Reasonable Accommodation

As part of Disability Awareness Month activities, NIH OEODM Disability Program Manager Carlton Coleman addressed a group of NIEHS employees October 17 in Rodbell C.

Douglas R. Green, Ph.D.Upcoming Distinguished Lecture

Douglas R. Green, Ph.D., will deliver the Falk Lecture on November 14 at 2:00 PM

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Science Notebook

Bruce Hammock, Ph.D.Distinguished Lecturer Outlines Hypertension Breakthrough

On October 10 in Rodbell Auditorium, University of California at Davis Distinguished Professor Bruce Hammock, Ph.D., delivered the second talk in the Distinguished Lecture series. In a lecture titled "Herbicides to Hypertension: The Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase [sEH] as a Therapeutic Target for Hypertension, Inflammation and Analgesia,"

NIEHS logoNew Exposure Biology Grants, Intramural and Extramural

For the first time in NIEHS history, application eligibility for new extramural research grants includes scientists working in the Division of Intramural Research, in addition to researchers outside the institute.

Donato Di Monte, M.D.Extramural Guest Lecturer on PD Risk Factors

As part of the Laboratory of Pharmacology and Chemistry (LPC) 2006-2007 Seminar Series, Donato Di Monte, M.D., director of basic research at The Parkinson Institute (TPI)

John Hong, Ph.D.Intramural Lecturer Presents Combined Therapy Model for PD

Laboratory of Pharmacology and Chemistry (LPC) Supervisory Pharmacologist John Hong, Ph.D., delivered a lecture on Parkinson's Disease (PD) on October 12 in F193 as part of the LPC Seminar Series.

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