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Environmental Factor

Environmental Factor

Your Online Source for NIEHS News

December 2016

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

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

Joel Abramowitz
Science Days fest showcases trainees and research across NIEHS

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

Danielle Carlin
Toxicologists share novel insights on stem cells and epigenetics

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

Gad Getz Seminar
Uncovering mutational patterns in cancer using big data

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

Brad Racette
Big data holds promise for Parkinson's disease

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

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

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

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

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

Steve Wing
Remembering Steve Wing — a passion for environmental justice

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

APHA Meeting Hughes
Celebrating public health and NIEHS

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



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