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Environmental Factor

Environmental Factor

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April 2018

Watson, Birnbaum, Hubbard

Many NIEHS and NTP advances shared at 2018 SOT

NIEHS and NTP scientists shared new findings and methodological advances in approximately 100 presentations at the Society of Toxicology meeting.

New North Carolina endocrine disruptor group meets at NIEHS
Jerry Heindel

The first meeting of Endocrine Disrupting Chemical Research in North Carolina tackled chemicals’ role in human and ecological health.

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Karletta Chief featured in Science Friday film
Karletta Chief

NIEHS grantee Karletta Chief is featured in “Breakthrough: Bitter Water,” a film by Science Friday and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

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New research approaches target gene-environment interactions
Kimberly McAllister

A special issue of the journal Mammalian Genome looks to genetics for reasons why people respond differently to environmental stressors.

Imprinted genes and the environment discussed by Susiarjo
Martha Susiarjo

Martha Susiarjo researches imprinted genes and how their interactions with environmental chemicals can affect maternal and fetal health.

Breast cancer link to environment highlighted at symposium
Joel Meyer

NIEHS-supported researchers discussed environmental factors linked to breast cancer at a Duke University symposium.

Birnbaum speaks at allergy, asthma, immunology meeting
Birnbaum and Peden

Linda Birnbaum delivered a keynote address at the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology annual meeting.

Measuring autoimmunity in America
Fred Miller

NIEHS clinical researcher Fred Miller discussed the increase in autoimmune diseases in the U.S., and the research to better understand why.

Pi Day at NIEHS features citizen science
Maria Shatz

On Pi Day, the NIEHS Office of Data Science hosted a seminar on citizen science, complemented with delicious pies.

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Oncologist takes on early-onset colorectal cancer
Thomas Weber

Oncologist Thomas Weber discussed the rise of early-onset colorectal cancer and suggested environmental factors may play a role.

Ferguson examines phthalate–preterm birth link in public webinar
Kelly Ferguson

NIEHS epidemiologists Kelly Ferguson and Amy Padula presented a free webinar exploring links between chemical exposures and preterm birth.

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Honors for Guilarte and Richards at Society of Toxicology meeting
Tomas Guilarte

The Society of Toxicology honored NIEHS grantee Tomas Guilarte, Ph.D., from Florida International University, and grad student researcher Alicia Richards.

Congressional briefing on neurological diseases and the environment
Reichenberg, Tanner, and Birnbaum

Congressional staffers were briefed March 8 on scientific findings about connections between neurological diseases and the environment.

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