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May 2017

Sex chromosomes and sex differences influence disease
David Page

Whitehead Institute Director David Page, M.D., said genomes of males and females work differently and may affect sex differences in disease.

Breast Cancer Prevention Partners celebrates 25 years, new name

Breast Cancer Prevention Partners, formerly the Breast Cancer Fund, celebrated 25 years and new name, at a dinner in San Francisco.

Black cohosh — case study for botanicals testing
Stephanie Smith-Roe

NTP research on black cohosh provides a glimpse of the complexities of studying botanical supplements.

In Alaska and Australia, von Hippel involves locals in research
Frank von Hippel

Whether in the Arctic or the tropics, Frank von Hippel’s research involves indigenous populations and model species from the local area.

Exposome research advances with new tools
environmental infographic

New tools are advancing exposome studies, which are becoming crucial to public health research, said speakers at a Yale University symposium.

Triangle Society for Neuroscience promotes scientific exchange
Dudek, Nader, and Sombers

From studies of the brain to professional development, the Triangle Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience spring conference hit the mark.

New tools improve exposure and risk assessments
Richard Corley

Richard Corley discussed cutting-edge technologies that make scientific predictions more relevant to humans and real-world conditions.

Science at GISBL retreat involves talks, posters, and cookies
GISBL group

Invited speakers, a poster flash session, panel of former trainees, and scientific cookie contest were featured at a NIEHS lab retreat.


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