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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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As NIEHS approaches the end of its 2012-2017 Strategic Plan (NIEHS/NIH 2012), it is not only appropriate but also critical that we review the efforts expended, the progress made, and the shortfalls remaining in the pursuit of its goals.
This month the NIEHS will hold an oral history event featuring alumni and retirees who will share their reflections on scientific progress, professional experiences, and personal memories at the institute.
The NIEHS clinical research program is an outstanding opportunity to understand how environmental exposures alter human health," said Dr.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The NIEHS has a rich history of scientific accomplishments and contributions to human health and well-being.
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.
During our recent experience in conceptualizing and creating a new Office of Translational Biomedicine at the NIEHS, we have learned that the answer, often, is "quite a lot," and perhaps necessarily so.
NIEHS strives to reduce the burden of human illness and dysfunction from environmental causes," said Brad Collins, Chemist and Project Officer, 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.