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Environmental Factor

Environmental Factor

Your Online Source for NIEHS News

April 2016

Padma Lakshmi and Ken Cook
Endometriosis highlighted in Capitol Hill briefings

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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