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Environmental Factor

Environmental Factor

Your Online Source for NIEHS News

June 2023

Natasha DeJarnett
Scientific Journeys: From NIEHS grantee to presidential advisor

Natasha K. DeJarnett, Ph.D., continues work to ‘uphold the promise of environmental justice' in new role at the White House Council on Environmental Quality.

Arana Mercy
First NIEHS Recruitment Fair attracts future postdocs, postbacs

Competition for best candidates spurs Office of Fellows’ Career Development to use creative, proactive recruitment approach.

North Carolina Biotechnology Center
Scientists talk precision medicine, environmental health at NC event

NIEHS researchers, grantees discussed latest science, identified knowledge gaps, and networked with colleagues during May 8 symposium.

NIH Climate Change and Health Working Group - Miller, Collman, Rosenthal
NIH funds first climate and health research coordinating center

Boston University, Harvard University, and partners win award to build a community of practice, reduce health consequences of climate change.

Douglas Bell, Ph.D.
NIEHS scientist retires after 30 years

Douglas Bell, Ph.D., spent his career studying the effects of carcinogens like smoke, but the experimentalist has new plans for retirement.

Woman eating fish
Eating fish while pregnant: benefits outweigh harms

NIEHS Keystone Science Lecturer Emily Oken, M.D., described the evolving science and messaging around fish consumption during pregnancy.

Rosie Alegado, Ph.D.
Mighty microbes: uncovering climate’s effect on biological diversity

An 800-year-old fishpond in an Indigenous community provides Rosie Alegado, Ph.D., and her team with important scientific clues.

Astrid Haugen and Cindy Lawler
Enhancing autism research: diversifying cohorts, reducing disparities

NIEHS co-hosted meeting in Stockholm, Sweden, to share latest science, discuss gene-environment interactions in autism.

Rebecca White Bull, Sandy Little, Rae O'Leary
Safer water for Native American communities

NIEHS-funded collaborative team designed a community-led intervention to protect Tribal communities from arsenic exposure.

ICCVAM logo on blue background
Event highlights new technologies to replace animal testing

May public forum facilitated government agencies’ connections with stakeholders around alternative methods for chemical safety testing.


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