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Environmental Factor

Environmental Factor

Your Online Source for NIEHS News

April 2022

Temitope 'Temi' Adedeji
NIEHS scientists help visiting fellow establish lab in Nigeria

Temitope Adedeji, Ph.D., received equipment that will help him continue his independent research and train students.

Dori Germolec, Ph.D.
New toxicological approaches highlighted at SOT conference

At Society of Toxicology meeting, NIEHS scientists explored innovative research involving PFAS, nonanimal methods, heart disease, and more.

wildfire rages behind a house
Computer modeling teases out chemical toxicants in wildfire smoke

Julia Rager aims to expand understanding of complex environmental mixtures by combining emerging technology with traditional models.

Charles Serhan, D.Sc., Ph.D.
Falk Memorial Lecture focuses on how inflammation ends

Charles Serhan described the biological mechanisms that are key to stopping runaway inflammation, which is linked to many diseases.

Marie A. Bernard
2022 NIEHS Spirit Lecture honoree recognized for diversity efforts

Marie A. Bernard, M.D., discussed the science behind scientific workforce diversity during her March 2 virtual lecture.

Lida Chatzi
Environmental exposures underpin many metabolic diseases, expert says

Lida Chatzi's NIEHS grant portfolio explores the origins of obesity, diabetes, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and cancer.

Hazardous materials workers
Program trains radiological control technicians, protects their safety

With Worker Training Program funding, the United Steelworkers Tony Mazzocchi Center prepares people for employment at nuclear cleanup sites.

Sharon Beard
Language justice boosts worker safety, empowers people, experts say

The NIEHS Worker Training Program has adopted a multilingual approach to advance communities' environmental, occupational health.

Lindsey Martin, Ph.D.
Environmental health equity centered in implementing interventions

Workshop participants learn how to turn discovery into health through implementation science.

Paige Bommarito, Ciro Amato and Ayland Letsinger
Fellows explain research in clear language — in three minutes or less

Ten NIEHS trainees participated in the institute's seventh annual 'Big Picture, Small Talk' competition on March 10.

David Balshaw, Ph.D.
Exposome research advanced by scientific network, lab resources

NIEHS-led initiative supports studies that boost knowledge about the totality of our environmental exposures, related health effects.

Richard Gilliam
Former NIEHS trainee writes new children’s book about STEM careers

Richard Gilliam aims to show that jobs in science, technology, engineering, and math are for people from all backgrounds and circumstances.

Michael Nodzenski
NIEHS fellow wins award for data-mining research on heritable diseases

Michael Nodzenski used biostatistics to narrow the list of genetic culprits causing orofacial clefts, which are rare birth defects.


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