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Environmental Factor

Environmental Factor

Your Online Source for NIEHS News

June 2021

Sam Wilson, M.D.

Remembering Sam Wilson, innovative scientist and NIEHS leader

His legacy lives on in the researchers he influenced around the world and the enduring friendships forged along the way, colleagues say.

NIEHS Director's Corner

In conversation with Elizabeth Martin, Independent Research Scholar

Director (Masked Image)

Martin, an NIEHS postdoctoral fellow, told me about her receipt of a National Institutes of Health award that helps her launch her own lab.

Rick Woychik, Ph.D. - Director, NIEHS & NTP
Caroline Goon
Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders encouraged to find their voice

To honor Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, NIEHS hosted Caroline Goon as part of its Diversity Speaker Series.

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John Cidlowski, Ph.D.
Male hormones regulate stomach inflammation in mice

NIEHS research shows that male sex hormones are anti-inflammatory and could lead to new treatment strategies for stomach cancer.

Dana Alhasan, Ph.D.
Fellow wins award to study how neighborhoods influence dementia

Award recognizes studies with the potential for high impact in minority health and health disparities research.

Scientist looking at data on screen
NIEHS to bring clarity to language of environmental health sciences

To help scientists integrate study data and spur discovery, the institute aims to foster a community that harmonizes research vocabulary.

Kaitlyn Lawrence, Ph.D.
Scientific Journeys: From summer intern to award-winning researcher

NIEHS postdoctoral fellow Kaitlyn Lawrence, Ph.D., described her recent scientific accolades and her experience as a trainee.

Siva Kolluri, Ph.D.
New class of cancer-fighting compounds discovered by NIEHS-funded team

Oregon State University researchers say the compounds effectively kill liver and breast cancer cells.

hands holding Earth and a circle global network connection
Data sharing key to environmental health research, experts say

Three NIEHS Superfund Research Program events focus on how data science can be harnessed to better study contaminants.

Paul Johnson
NIEHS celebrates Earth Day with trove of Green awards

Laboratories, researchers, and managers recognized by HHS, NIH, and NIEHS programs.

William Suk, Ph.D.
Hazardous waste cleanup focus of federal roundtable

Scientists from NIEHS and other federal agencies discussed emerging challenges and promising technologies.

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NIH statement on World Asthma Day

On May 5, the National Institutes of Health reaffirmed its commitment to improve the lives of people with asthma.

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Daniel Hackman, Ph.D.
Neighborhood disadvantage may affect brain development

Enhancing social and educational resources could reduce risk, suggest NIEHS grantees from the University of Southern California.

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