Dr. Tara Nash recently hired as CHHE proteomics expert

May 13, 2016 | Jackie

Dr. Tara Nash is a recently hired CHHE proteomics expert in the CHHE Proteomics Section. She completed her PhD in Biochemistry from NC State in 2010 and as a post-doc researched protein kinase interacting networks...

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Climate Justice in Rural Southeastern United States: Climate Change Impacts and Effects on Human Health

February 9, 2016 | Katy May

NC State educational researchers in the Departments of Applied Ecology and STEM Education recently published a review article exploring climate justice and human health in the Southeastern United States.  Climate justice is a movement to...

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Agricultural Pesticide Exposure and Chronic Kidney Disease: New Findings and More Questions

January 8, 2016 | Thi Duong

Researchers at NC State, NIEHS, and UNC Chapel Hill recently published the first article to link agricultural pesticide use to end stage renal disease. UNC doctoral student Jill Lebov worked with Dr. Jane Hoppin at...

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Carolyn Mattingly Named University Faculty Scholar

December 21, 2015 | Thi Duong

Carolyn Mattingly is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and Co-Director of the CHHE’s Integrative Health Sciences Facility Core.  Her lab uses bioinformatics and comparative genomics approaches to understand the complex interactions...

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“Telomeres are Partly Shielded from Ultraviolet-Induced Damage and Proficient for Nucleotide Excision Repair of Photoproducts”

November 9, 2015 | rcsmart

North Carolina State University Researcher and CHHE Member, Hong Wang, and her colleagues at NC State and the University of Pittsburgh have found that telomeres are protected from ultraviolet (UV) light-induced DNA damage and that...

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“Lead Exposure during Early Human Development and DNA Methylation of Imprinted Gene Regulatory Elements in Adulthood”

August 27, 2015 | Jackie

A team of researchers led by North Carolina State University CHHE biologists Cathrine Hoyo and Randy Jirtle have found links between lead exposure in children and epigenetic alterations in regulatory regions of genes that are...

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CHHE Funds 6 Pilot Projects

August 12, 2015 | Jackie

CHHE received 26 pilot project applications from investigators at NC State, North Carolina Central University and East Carolina University.  Six highly ranked pilot projects were selected for funding.  The successful pilot project applicants were from...

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CHHE Receives $6.5 Million from NIEHS to Study Effect of Environment on Human Health

May 22, 2015 | rcsmart

News Release 4/20/15 – Researchers from North Carolina State University’s Center for Human Health and the Environment (CHHE) have received a five-year, $6.5 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) to investigate the...

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2015 Pilot Project Announcement – Request for Applications

April 10, 2015 | rcsmart

The Center for Human Heath and the Environment (CHHE) is announcing its request for applications (RFA) for pilot project proposals for 2015.  Applications will be due on June 15th, 2015. The CHHE anticipates proposals from...

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Bereman, CHHE Proteomics Leader Receives Instrument Grant

January 17, 2015 | rcsmart

Dr. Michael Bereman, Assistant Professor and Leader of the Proteomics Group within CHHE Systems Technologies Core has been awarded an instrument grant from Thermo Scientific, the industrial leader in LC MS/MS technology to develop peptide...

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