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Jan 8, 2016

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

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… 

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Jan 4, 2016

The Dose Makes the Poison

There is an old saying that “there is no such thing as too much of a good thing.”  When it comes to toxicology, this is not entirely true; there can… 

Dec 21, 2015

Carolyn Mattingly Named University Faculty Scholar

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… 

Dec 17, 2015

2016 Pilot Project Announcement – Request for Applications

The NC State University Center for Human Heath and the Environment (CHHE) is announcing its request for applications (RFA) for pilot project proposals for 2016. Applications will be due on March… 

Nov 10, 2015

Special Seminar Announcement: November 17, 2015 “The p53 Tumor Suppressor Pathway”

Guillermina “Gigi” Lozano is known worldwide for her research on the regulation of the p53 tumor suppressor pathway. Inactivation of p53 by mutation is a critical event in cancer and… 

Nov 9, 2015

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

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… 

Nov 2, 2015

NIEHS EHSCC Director Dr. Gary Miller Visits NC State and CHHE

Dr. Gary W. Miller, Asa Griggs Candler Professor in the Department ofEnvironmental Health and Associate Dean for Research in the RollinsSchool of Public Health at Emory University was the speaker… 

Oct 21, 2015

CHHE Hosts Specific Aims Workshop

The Career Development Core of the CHHE held a Specific Aims Workshop for members on Monday, October 19th at 3:30PM Toxicology Auditorium. Dr. Christine McGahan (Core Director) gave a 20-30 minute presentation… 

Oct 2, 2015

Bonner Awarded NIEHS/NSF International Grant

Jamie Bonner was awarded a grant co-funded by NIEHS and NSF (administered through NSF).  The grant will begin on Nov. 1st and will provide $320K for 3 years as part of the… 

Sep 29, 2015

CHHE Hires COEC Project Coordinator

Katy May, originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, comes to CHHE with a background in social science and community-based management of environmental issues. After earning her Master’s Degree in Environmental Management from…