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Dec 4, 2017

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

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… 

Nov 29, 2017

CHHE Pilot Project – Request for Applications (RFA)

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… 

Nov 17, 2017

CHHE Fall Social

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… 

Nov 15, 2017

2017 New Members

In 2017 we gained 17 new members, which brings us to a total of 99 members! Full MembershipScott Belcher, Dept. of Biological Sciences, NCSUCarressa Gerald, Dept. of Environmental, Earth and Geospatial… 

Oct 18, 2017

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

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… 

Oct 10, 2017

2017 Community Mini Grants Awarded

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… 

Sep 27, 2017

Patisaul Speaks for DHHS Division of Public Health

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… 

Sep 27, 2017

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

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… 

Jun 28, 2017

New Event Series: Beer-Reviewed Science

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… 

Jun 16, 2017

Spring 2017 Pilot Project Awardees!

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…