National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
A part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the United States. NIEHS states that its mission is to “reduce the burden of human illness and dysfunction from environmental causes by defining how environmental exposures, genetic susceptibility, and age interact to affect an individual’s health.” NIEHS is unusual in its location. NIEHS is in the Research Triangle Park, a science and technology hub created by the state of North Carolina between the towns of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill. NIH is headquartered and largely based in Bethesda, Maryland.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences — The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which is in turn a part of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The mission of the NIEHS is to reduce the burden… …   Wikipedia

  • National Institute of Health — National Institutes of Health Pour les articles homonymes, voir Nih. Demande de traduction …   Wikipédia en Français

  • National Institutes Of Health — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Nih. Demande de traduction …   Wikipédia en Français

  • National institutes of health — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Nih. Demande de traduction …   Wikipédia en Français

  • National Institutes of Health — NIH redirects here. For other uses, see NIH (disambiguation). Coordinates: 39°00′02″N 77°06′09″W / 39.000443°N 77.102394°W / 39 …   Wikipedia

  • National Institutes of Health — Logo des NIH Die National Institutes of Health (NIH) sind eine Behörde des United States Department of Health and Human Services mit Sitz in Bethesda (Maryland). Die NIH befinden sich auf einem campusähnlichen Areal mit mehr als 75 Gebäuden. In… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • National Institutes of Health — 39° 00′ 02″ N 77° 06′ 09″ W / 39.00044, 77.10239 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • List of environmental topics (N) — This is a list of environmental topics. They relate to the effect of human activity on the environment.N*(Nagasaki and Hiroshima: see) atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki *nanotechnology (see under Potential risks) *nanotoxicity *NASA Clean …   Wikipedia

  • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio — Infobox University name = University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio motto = Disciplina, Praesidium, Civitatis established = 1959 endowment = Over $348 million http://www.uthscsa.edu/HSCNews/archive/HSCfactsheet.pdf] president =… …   Wikipedia

  • National Labor College — Established 1969 Type Private coeducational labor college President Paula Peinovich, PhD Academic staff 15 fu …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”