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Environmental Factor

Environmental Factor

Your Online Source for NIEHS News

December 2021

Matthew Edin, Ph.D.
Targeting mouse cells, rather than bacteria, to treat pneumonia

Members of the research team say the approach may be a novel way to treat pneumonia in humans.

Brandy Beverly, Ph.D.
Chemical risk assessment aided by new WHO framework, NIEHS effort

The publication, coauthored by institute scientists, provides guidance on systematic reviews, which help to answer key research questions.

Honoring All Who Served, Veterans Day and a U.S flag
NIEHS honors service members at annual Veterans Day event

Speakers showcased the work of North Carolina-based veteran groups, and institute staff learned how to support charities across the country.

Gwen Collman, Ph.D.
Disaster Research Response Program helps communities build resiliency

NIEHS experts join forces with academic, community leaders to prepare North Carolina for environmental catastrophes, other emergencies.

Ericka Reid, Ph.D.
Fall conferences bring together underrepresented minorities in STEM

NIEHS staff shared research training and diversity funding opportunities, and grantees discussed environmental justice, health disparities.

Hans Luecke, Ph.D.
High-caliber research at NIEHS takes center stage during Science Day

The institute celebrated research advances by staff and trainees, with topics ranging from arsenic exposure to circadian metabolism.

Anjum Hajat, Ph.D.
Links between air pollution, diet, and heart health focus of webinar

The NIEHS Women's Health Awareness program hosted the event as part of its virtual series called RealTalk With the Experts.

Dalton James Surmeier, Ph.D.
Mitochondrial damage likely a cause, not a consequence, of Parkinson’s

During his NIEHS Distinguished Lecture, D. James Surmeier presented evidence that could resolve a longstanding debate about the disease.

Clare Cannon, Ph.D.
Community-engaged research showcased in NIEHS-funded film

The documentary "Air, Water, Blood" features Clare Cannon, Ph.D., who addresses pollution concerns in a California agricultural town.

Kamiya Bridges
Prestigious research society recognizes NIEHS trainee

Kamiya Bridges, who studies reproductive and developmental biology at the institute, is making the most of her opportunities.

Teddy Devereux
Art and science fused in retired NIEHS researcher’s studio

Teddy Devereux's glass creations are inspired by more than three decades of molecular toxicology work at the institute.

Kathleen Embury
NIEHS sweeps awards at meeting on genetics, cancer, and toxicology

Lifetime Achievement Award given to retired toxicologist Barbara Shane, and trainees take home research honors.

Meredith Marley
America Recycles Day recognized by NIEHS during special event

Institute programs bolster laboratory recycling and strengthen local community.


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