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Environmental Factor

Environmental Factor

Your Online Source for NIEHS News

July 2018

William Suk, Ph.D.

Millions of dollars saved by NIEHS-funded technologies

Technologies developed with Superfund Research Program funding saved millions of dollars in costs for cleaning up contaminated sites.

Brian Berridge
NTP framework for innovation rolled out at board meeting

NTP Associate Director Brian Berridge introduced the Translational Toxicology Pipeline Plan to the Board of Scientific Counselors.

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Christine McEntee
Global Environmental Health Day spotlights research

NIEHS Global Environmental Health Day highlighted research around the world and translation of findings into public health impacts.

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Gwen Collman
Council greenlights new grants for global environmental health

The National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council supported an NIEHS global environmental health initiative at its June meeting.

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Allen Wilcox
Wilcox receives career award from epidemiologic society

NIEHS scientist Allen Wilcox received the 2018 Kenneth Rothman Career Accomplishment Award from the Society for Epidemiologic Research.

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Natalie Shaw
Extreme type of early puberty remains rare in boys

The incidence of an extreme form of early-onset puberty is not increasing in boys, say NIEHS scientists and collaborators.

Martin and scholars
Lab boot camp gives scholar-scientists a strong start

Ten students launched their yearlong NIEHS Scholars Connect Program with an intensive training session in laboratory techniques.

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Ron Mason
Symposium honors scientific career of Ron Mason

Scientists from across the world gathered May 25 to honor NIEHS scientist Ronald Mason, Ph.D., and his impact on free radical research.

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Nicole Kleinstreuer
Web resources could assist chemical risk management

Two new papers describe publicly accessible web-based tools for exploring environmental chemicals and predicting their risk.

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Kelly Lenox
Environmental Factor wins first place in national competition

The National Association of Government Communicators awarded the Environmental Factor first place among e-newsletters for 2018.

Sharonda LeBlanc, Ph.D.
Symposium celebrates researchers who are women of color

NIEHS hosts first annual symposium of the North Carolina Women of Color Research Network.

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Allan Just
Satellite data improves exposure estimates

Allan Just discussed use of NASA satellite data to improve estimates of exposure to air pollution and extreme temperatures.

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Jitka Becanova
Eight Superfund trainees win K.C. Donnelly Externships

Eight trainees from NIEHS Superfund Research Program centers won funding for short-term research beyond their own institution.

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Casey Warren
Plan to reduce animal testing showcased at public forum

Public forum participants praised a new plan to replace animal use for U.S. safety testing and encouraged agencies to continue progress.

Francesco DeMayo
DeMayo elected to leadership of Society for the Study of Reproduction

NIEHS Reproductive and Developmental Biology Lab Chief Francesco DeMayo, Ph.D., is the scientific society’s new vice president-elect.

Monya Brace
Summer food drive launched June 1

NIEHS launched the Feds Feed Families food drive June 1, and by June 27, had collected 1,350 pounds of food and other necessities.

James Gilman
House of Hope — Gilman on the NIH Clinical Center

Maj. Gen. James Gilman, M.D., CEO of the NIH Clinical Center, visited NIEHS and discussed the hospital he called the House of Hope.

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Darryl Zeldin
NIEHS and NIA joint fellowships to tackle complex research questions

NIEHS and the National Institute of Aging announced for three collaborative research projects, each with a postdoctoral fellowship.

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