2nd Annual CHHE Symposium: Epigenetics, Environment and Human Health

December 4, 2017 | Jackie

The CHHE Second Annual Science Symposium will explore the importance of epigenetics in linking environmental exposures to human health and disease, covering the spectrum from fundamental biological mechanisms to novel therapeutic approaches. The Symposium will feature guest speakers at...

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CHHE Pilot Project – Request for Applications (RFA)

November 29, 2017 | Jackie

The NC State University Center for Human Heath and the Environment (CHHE) is announcing a new request for applications (RFA) for pilot project proposals for Spring 2018. The overarching objective of the Center for Human...

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CHHE Fall Social

November 17, 2017 | Katy May

On November 16, members of CHHE gathered with community partners for our Fall Social. After a Center update from Director, Rob Smart, the three organizations that were selected for funding for the 2016-2017 Community Mini...

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2017 New Members

November 15, 2017 | Jackie

In 2017 we gained 17 new members, which brings us to a total of 99 members! Full Membership Scott Belcher, Dept. of Biological Sciences, NCSU Carressa Gerald, Dept. of Environmental, Earth and Geospatial Sciences, NCCU Crystal...

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Researchers Receive Grant to Study GenX Exposure in New Hanover County Residents

October 18, 2017 | Jackie

  Researchers from North Carolina State University have received a grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) to study GenX exposure among New Hanover County residents. GenX is a chemical generated in...

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2017 Community Mini Grants Awarded

October 10, 2017 | Katy May

This month, the COEC selected the next round of Community Mini Grant recipients. Sound Rivers, The Haw River Assembly, and Sustainable Sandhills will each receive $8,000 to address local environmental health issues in year-long projects. Topics include harmful algal...

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Patisaul Speaks for DHHS Division of Public Health

September 27, 2017 | Jackie

The NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Public Health has created a monthly seminar series that brings researchers from local universities in to talk about environmental health and toxicology. The goal...

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CHHE Researchers find evidence flame retardants accumulate in placenta; Obtain NIH funding to further investigate possible health effects.

September 27, 2017 | Jackie

Baldwin KR, Phillips AL, Horman B, Arambula SE, Rebuli ME, Stapleton HM, Patisaul HB. Sex Specific Placental Accumulation and Behavioral Effects of Developmental Firemaster 550 Exposure in Wistar Rats. Sci Rep. 2017 Aug 2;7(1):7118. Flame retardants can bioaccumulate...

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New Event Series: Beer-Reviewed Science

June 28, 2017 | Katy May

CHHE has started a new event series called Beer-Reviewed Science. It takes place on the fourth Monday of each month at Raleigh Brewing Company. The goal of Beer-Reviewed Science is to bring CHHE researchers and...

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Spring 2017 Pilot Project Awardees!

June 16, 2017 | Jackie

CHHE received 23 pilot project submissions during the 2017 Spring RFA.  We were able to award 12 outstanding proposals! Title: Construction of 3 Dimensional Paper Microfluidic Devices for Detection of Toxins Present in Water Supplies....

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