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Environmental Factor

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Your Online Source for NIEHS News

May 2019

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Autism Awareness spurs outreach in April

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

IVLP and NIEHS personnel
One Health draws international group to NIEHS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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