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Environmental Factor

Environmental Factor

Your Online Source for NIEHS News

July 2022

J’Ingrid Mathis
Mathis named new executive officer, associate director for management

J'Ingrid Mathis speaks about her new role and purposeful leadership through innovation, collaboration, and inclusion.

Cindy Lawler, Ph.D.
Links between nutrition, exposures, and autism focus of NIEHS event

New research shows potential for dietary interventions to protect against pollution and pesticides — and to reduce autism risk.

André Vann
Juneteenth recognized during NIEHS day of events

Oral histories, red-hued foods mark day of recognition for new federal holiday.

From right to left: Rollie Mills, Dibakar Bhattacharyya, Ph.D., and colleague Lindell Ormsbee, Ph.D.
Antiviral membranes boost masks’ ability to stop COVID

Funded by NIEHS and the National Science Foundation, the new membranes capture and deactivate SARS-CoV-2 on contact, preventing the spread of COVID-19.

NIEHS areas of scientific focus
New initiatives to transform research highlighted at Council meeting

Biomedical innovation, precision environmental health, environmental justice, and report back of research results among topics discussed.

Trevor Archer
On the road again: NIEHS shines at the Endocrine Society’s annual conference

NIEHS scientists talked about reproductive health and sexual development at ENDO2022.

Phoebe Stapleton, Ph.D.
Nanoparticles inhaled during pregnancy can infiltrate fetal tissues

NIEHS grantee examines the effects of exposure to tiny metal and plastic particles in animal models.

NC Fish Forum
North Carolina Fish Forum turns research collaboration into action

NIEHS grantees and their partners promote safe fish consumption in the Tar Heel State.

Pride flags
Pride Month celebrated by NIEHS

An informal gathering served as a reminder of the diversity that the LGBTQI+ community brings to the workplace.

Zhanghua Chen, Ph.D.
Connections between metabolism and autism explored in webinar

Early-career scientists' research was highlighted during a recent event hosted by the NIEHS Environmental Health Sciences Core Centers.

Dondrae Coble, D.V.M.
NIEHS-led collaboration receives Director’s Challenge Innovation Award

The award funds research to narrow down which environmental chemicals may be contributing to childhood neurological disorders.

2022 Virtual Postbac Poster Days Winners
Six NIEHS trainees earn top marks at NIH-wide research showcase

From computational methods to reproductive science, postbacs engage in lab-based research while prepping for graduate, medical school.

Steve Novak
NIEHS partners with EPA and others to champion green power use

The collaborative effort includes more than 700 public and private organizations that seek to promote environmental stewardship.

Nicole Kleinstreuer, Ph.D.
Advances in nonanimal methods showcased at public forum

The event stimulated broad interest and helped stakeholders connect.


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