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Environmental Factor

Environmental Factor

Your Online Source for NIEHS News

May 2019

Autism Awareness spurs outreach in April
close up of children smiling

During Autism Awareness Month, NIEHS hosted a talk about links between folate and ASD, discussions on social media, a webinar, and more.

Chronic kidney disease puzzle highlighted at Costa Rica workshop
Linda Birnbaum, Ph.D., Director, NIEHS and NTP

Researchers from around the world shared insights into chronic kidney disease of unknown origin in agricultural communities.

Inflammation resolution gets top billing at NIH workshop
Sri Nadadur, Ph.D., NIEHS Division of Extramural Research and Training

Experts discussed how the body resolves inflammation — and what happens when it cannot — during a workshop at NIEHS.

Barton on DNA electrochemistry at NIEHS Distinguished Lecture
Jacqueline Barton, Ph.D.

Jacqueline Barton shared insights into the role of electron transfer in DNA repair.

One Health draws international group to NIEHS
IVLP and NIEHS personnel

Visitors from 20 countries learned about NIEHS programs related to the interconnected health of people, animals, and the global environment.

NC researchers circle on chemicals that disrupt hormones
Jerry Heindel, Ph.D.

The North Carolina group gains interest and numbers among researchers studying chemical effects on normal development and health.

Eleven trainees face the Three-Minute Challenge
Victoria Placentra, NIEHS

Postbaccalaureate fellows at NIEHS found clever ways to describe their research in brief, plain-language talks for a panel of nonscientists.

Core Day spotlights array of NIEHS resources
Jeffrey Kuhn, Ph.D. and Robert Petrovich, Ph.D.

Core facilities at NIEHS hosted an event to help in-house researchers learn more about available cutting-edge technologies and expertise.

Spring GEMS meeting focuses on mechanisms
Arun Pandiri, Ph.D. and Miaofei Xu, Ph.D.

Risks of e-cigs and vaping, role of oxidative stress in cancer, and more were featured by the Genetics and Environmental Mutagenesis Society.


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