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Environmental Factor

Environmental Factor

Your Online Source for NIEHS News

December 2020

Hans Luecke, Ph.D.
Virtual Science Day showcases trainee, mentor excellence

Top presentations focused on the impacts of environmental factors on reproductive health.

woman holding a sleeping baby
Keep indoor air clean during pandemic with tips shared in webinar

The second in a series of women's health seminars focused on indoor air as one aspect of staying healthy while sheltering at home.

Peter Campbell, Ph.D.
To study cancer’s origins, start with normal cells

Pioneering genomics research by Peter Campbell gives insight into the first steps a cell takes to turn cancerous.

Nsedu Obot Witherspoon
Children’s vulnerabilities to changing climate explored in seminar

Global Environmental Health speakers discussed extreme weather, stress, heat's impact on education, and the role of pediatricians.

Ned Sharpless, M.D.
Aging and cancer interplay explored at NIH workshop

Researchers discussed how aging influences cancer progression and how cancer accelerates aging, at National Institutes of Health event.

James Byrd, M.D.
Data sharing — move from clique to click-to-download, Byrd urges

By making the data they collect easily available for use by others, researchers amplify the benefit to society of funding they received.

boy holding a paintbrush, looking at us
Role of environment featured at national public health conference

NIEHS drew attention to children and exposures, climate change, and disaster response at the American Public Health Association annual meeting.

Christopher Bever, M.D.
Department of Veterans Affairs joins effort to reduce animal testing

The VA's research and development office coordinates efforts to find alternatives through participation in a federal interagency group.

Lisa Rider, M.D.
Lisa Rider earns a top award in pediatric rheumatology

American Academy of Pediatrics recognizes NIEHS physician-scientist for leadership and innovative research.

Arun Pandiri, Ph.D.
Big data in genetics and toxicology discussed at local society meeting

Genetics and Environmental Mutagenesis Society fall meeting showcases data science, trainee presentations.

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Veterans Day celebration honors vets, encourages charity support

The annual observance at NIEHS spotlighted North Carolina-area organizations that support veterans.


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