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Environmental Factor

Environmental Factor

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April 2016

Endometriosis highlighted in Capitol Hill briefings
Padma Lakshmi and Ken Cook

Endometriosis took center stage on Capitol Hill, during March 3 briefings by “Top Chef” host Padma Lakshmi and Linda Birnbaum, Ph.D.

Cutting edge talks, awards, and more at annual toxicology meeting
Tammy Collins, Ph.D. and Ron Mason

NIEHS staff at the annual Society of Toxicology meeting led classes, demonstrated technology, exhibited posters, and discussed grants.

Local tox meeting highlights futuristic science
MaryJane Selgrade, Ph.D., Danielle Carlin, Ph.D., and Erik Tokar, Ph.D.

The North Carolina Society of Toxicology continued its honored tradition March 2, showcasing developments at the leading edge of toxicology.

Nomura describes new approach to identifying chemical toxicity
Daniel Nomura, Ph.D.

Daniel Nomura, Ph.D., described emerging technologies that can identify both intended and unintended effects of chemicals in the body.

Light and disruption of sleep cycles explored at NTP workshop
Fred Turek, Ph.D.

The National Toxicology Program assembled an international panel of experts to discuss how disruptions to circadian rhythms affect health.

Progress and challenges in disaster research response
Aubrey Miller, M.D.

The third annual federal interagency briefing explored progress on facilitating research after disasters, and the challenges that remain.

New genomic tools could help transplant patients
Darryl Zeldin, M.D. and Hannah Valantine, M.D.

Transplantation cardiologist Hannah Valantine, M.D., suggests that new genomic tools may improve monitoring of transplant patients.

NIEHS mourns the loss of Barry Dellinger
Harold “Barry” Dellinger, Ph.D.

Friends and colleagues at NIEHS and the Louisiana State University SRP center mourn the loss of Harold “Barry” Dellinger, Ph.D.


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