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Harvard: Renewal of NIEHS Grant Paves Way for New Research on Environmental Exposures and Health

With the renewal of a major federal grant, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s NIEHS Center for Environmental Health will focus on a broad new objective — the exploration of how a wide variety of environmental exposures, in combination, affect human health.

The $10.2 million grant provides the 55-year-old Center with another five years of funding to encourage new science, foster collaboration, and support centralized resources such as labs and scientific equipment for environmental health research. The Center is the oldest of 20 “core” research centers across the country supported by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and, as the recipient of only the second grant awarded by the National Institute of Health, has the distinction of having NIH grant number ES-000002.

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