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Environmental Factor

Environmental Factor

Your Online Source for NIEHS News

December 2016

Seven substances added to 14th Report on Carcinogens
Report on Carcinogens

The report, released Nov. 3, added trichloroethylene, cobalt and certain cobalt compounds, and five viruses linked to cancer in humans.

Science Days fest showcases trainees and research across NIEHS
Joel Abramowitz

The 14th annual NIEHS Science Days celebrated scientific research across the institute, with a minisymposium on nuclear hormone receptors.

Toxicologists share novel insights on stem cells and epigenetics
Danielle Carlin

The North Carolina Chapter of the Society of Toxicology meeting explored how stem cell and epigenetics innovations may serve toxicology.

Uncovering mutational patterns in cancer using big data
Gad Getz Seminar

In a special NIEHS seminar, Gad Getz, Ph.D., discussed cancer genome projects that may lead to important insights into how cancer develops.

Big data holds promise for Parkinson's disease
Brad Racette

Brad Racette, Ph.D. uses big data to help identify environmental factors that increase risk of Parkinson’s disease.

NIEHS scientists play key roles in genetics meeting
Smith-Roe and McGee

NIEHS scientists played central roles at the fall meeting of the Genetics and Environmental Mutagenesis Society.

Air quality and health workshop advances NIEHS, India research goals
Nadadur, Ramesh, and Collman

In New Delhi, NIEHS and partners in India worked toward establishing research collaborations on air pollution exposure and health.

Remembering Steve Wing — a passion for environmental justice
Steve Wing

Steve Wing, Ph.D., an internationally known epidemiologist with a passion for environmental justice, passed away Nov. 9.

Celebrating public health and NIEHS
APHA Meeting Hughes

NIEHS participation in the American Public Health Association meeting in Denver emphasized recent public health milestones and paths forward.



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