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Apr 14 2016

Anthony Luz Awarded F31 Grant from NIEHS

Congratulations to Tony Luz for being awarded The Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (Parent F31)!   The Kirschstein-NRSA predoctoral fellowship (F31) award enables promising predoctoral students to obtain individualized, mentored research training from outstanding faculty sponsors while conducting dissertation research in scientific health-related fields relevant to the missions of …

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Jan 04 2016

ITEHP Spring Seminars: Join us on Fridays at Noon!

ITEHP Seminars are held each Friday in Field Auditorium in Environment Hall unless otherwise noted. All are welcome to attend! For the complete schedule, please visit the Seminar page here

Dec 01 2015

Capacity Audience for ITEHP’s Toxicity of Power Symposium!

Our sold out November 13, 2015 Fall symposium, The Toxicity of Power, brought together scientists, students, regulators and the concerned public to highlight specific toxicological problems from a range of energy producing activities and to discuss ways in which these problems can be minimized. For a summary of this event, please see the article in …

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Sep 16 2015

David Hinton named Water Conservationist of the Year by the North Carolina Wildlife Federation

ITEHP faculty member, David Hinton has been honored as Water Conservationist of the Year by the North Carolina Wildlife Federation. In selecting David for this well-deserved recognition, NCWF cited him for his lifetime achievements as an environmental educator; his research on water quality in the Tar-Pamlico watershed; and his mentorship of Master of Environmental Management …

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Sep 16 2015

Lauren Wyatt Wins Student Poster Competition

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Congrats to ITEHP, Nicholas School PhD student, Lauren Wyatt, who has just returned from Sao Paolo, Brazil, where she won a Student Poster Competition at the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) annual conference for her research on mercury exposure. Lauren’s winning poster, “Characterizing Temporal Mercury Exposure from Hair in Women of Child-Bearing Age Exposed …

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Aug 04 2015

Stapleton study shows chemicals in house dust may trigger receptor linked to obesity

Recently published in Environmental Science & Technology, analysis by Stapleton’s co-author, Duke PhD student Mingliang Fang, showed that 28 of 30 semi-volatile compounds commonly found in indoor dust were “weak or moderate” PPARgamma agonists – meaning they could bind to and activate the receptor. https://nicholas.duke.edu/news/chemicals-house-dust-may-trigger-receptor-linked-obesity  

May 27 2015

Non-Academic Biomedical Career Workshop – June 2, 2014

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ITEHP grad students are invited to attend a Non-Academic Career Workshop for School of Medicine biomedical graduate students on June 2, 2015. The workshop will be from 9:30 am -2:30 pm in the Great Hall at the Trent Semans Center. The day’s events include two speaker sessions and a networking lunch with the panelists. Please …

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May 04 2015

Dr. Daniel Schlenk visits ITEHP!

Join us in Field Auditorium at 10:30AM on Thursday, May 7th for a special presentation by UC Riverside professor, Dr. Daniel Schlenk. Dr. Schlenk’s talk is titled, “Developmental windows and mechanisms of salinity-enhanced toxicity of selenium in euryhaline fish.”

Apr 29 2015

Radio In Vivo Interviews ITEHP Director

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Dr. Richard Di Giulio, Director of the ITEHP, was a featured guest on today’s Radio In Vivo show hosted by Ernie Hood. Dr. Di Giulio shared his research as well as programmatic information about the Duke Superfund Research Center and the ITEHP. For a listen of the interview, please follow this link.  

Apr 27 2015

Review by Avner Vengosh awarded by ES&T

Congratulations to ITEHP faculty member, Avner Vengosh for a recently published study that was selected as one of the best published pieces of 2015 by Environmental Science & Technology. The review looked at the potential risks to water resources by unconventional shale gas development and hydraulic fracturing. The paper received a 2nd place award for the …

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