Your Environment Your Health: The mission of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences is to discover how teh environment affects people in order to promote healthier lives. Picture is of a doctor examining a child.
NIEHS Division of Intramural Research Special Seminar: Gad Getz, Ph.D. Cancer Genomes Analysis: Computational Challenges and Approaches. Oct 5th, 2012: 1-2pm.  Building 101 - Rodbell Auditorium
2012-2017 Strategic Plan: Advancing Science, Improving Health: A Plan for Environmental Health Research
graphic of a woman's lungs as she runs. An EPA/HHS Challenge: My Air My Health
Portrait of Regina M. Benjamin, MD, MBA: US Surgeon General: JOIN GULF STUDY: 1-855-NIH-GULF
September issue of Environmental Factor
EHP: Environmental Health Perspectives September 2012: U.S. standards for radioactive substances in drinking water are coming up for review in the next few years.
Rachel Carson's Silent Spring Turns 50


New Grants

  • Environmental Influences on the Microbiome (R21)(RFA-ES-12-009)  - Application Due Date: January 16, 2013
  • Transgenerational Inheritance in Mammals After Environmental Exposure (R01)(RFA-ES-12-006)  & (R21)(RFA-ES-12-007)  - Application Due Date: December 18, 2012
  • TaRGET I: Chromatin Structure, Genomics, and Transcriptional Responses to the Environment (R01)(RFA-ES-12-008)  - Application Due Date: November 19, 2012
  • Role of Environmental Chemical Exposures in the Development of Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome (R21 & R01)(PA-12-184/5)  - Expiration Date: September 8, 2015

Recently Published Research

  • Fertility Drugs and Young-onset Breast Cancer: Results from the Two Sister Study [Abstract]  [Synopsis] Fei C, DeRoo LA, Sandler DP, Weinberg CR. July 2012  
  • A New Sensor for the Assessment of Personal Exposure to Volatile Organic Compounds [Abstract]  [Synopsis] [Success Story] Chen C, Campbell KD, Negi I, Iglesias RA, Owens P, Tao N, Tsow F, Forzani E. July 2012