National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

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National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

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an institute of the national institutes of health whose mission is to reduce the burden of human illness and dysfunction from environmental causes by defining how environmental exposures, genetic susceptibility, and age interact to affect the individual's health.

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

an institute of the National Institutes of Health whose mission is to reduce the burden of human illness and dysfunction from environmental causes by defining how environmental exposures, genetic susceptibility, and age interact to affect the individual's health.

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NIEHS

An agency that conducts research on aging, the effects of environmental agents, and the combined effects of aging and exposure to environmental agents.
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In the past few years, we at the NIEHS have made some important progress in exposure science, supporting new technologies for sensor devices and bioinformatics.
The NIEHS clinical research program is an outstanding opportunity to understand how environmental exposures alter human health," said Dr.
Our initial evaluation suggests that the CSR restructuring does not appear to have had much of an overall effect on the outcomes of NIEHS applications, although applications in the oncological sciences are not scoring as well since the restructuring, and we are trying to determine if this is true in other topic areas as well.
Through this contract, we will continue to build on our statistical and information technology capabilities while helping NIEHS continue to reach its health-centered mission.
In its final form, the plan is a blend of input from the many disparate stakeholders in the NIEHS research enterprise and Schwartz's views about the role of the institute.
It is gratifying to know that our new Cray XD1 system will be used by the world-class scientific investigators at NIEHS to improve human health," said Peter Ungaro, Cray senior vice president of sales, marketing and service.
While the reasons behind this are myriad, one of the current challenges for the NIEHS is to find a way to bridge this gap.
This new initiative has attracted world-wide interest and generated a lot of enthusiasm within the research community," said Kenneth Olden, PhD, Director of NIEHS.
The NIEHS and its fellow NIH institutes and centers have joined forces to reveal still more connections between genes, the environment, and human health.
NIEHS strives to reduce the burden of human illness and dysfunction from environmental causes," said Brad Collins, Chemist and Project Officer, NIEHS.
The 2005 NIEHS Division of Extramural Research and Training's annual scientific retreat was tided "Practical and Potential Clinical and Public Health Outcomes Derived from Basic Environmental Health Sciences Research.
NIEHS chose SiteScape Enterprise Forum to assist their environmental toxicology program with collaboration between contract laboratories and NIEHS on various chemical studies.