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Resources for Scientists

NIEHS has several resources available to researchers, both inside and outside of the Institute.

  • Collaborative Research Programs

    The Collaborative Research Programs ( page contains information about the NIEHS-sponsored initiatives that bring together scientists and expertise from public, private, state and other federal institutions.

  • Databases

    The Databases ( page contains items that are important tools in the field of environmental science, such as the Biomarkers of Oxidative Stress Study (BOSS), the Microarray Center cDNA Clone Search and more.

  • Electron Paramagnetic Resonance/Electron Spin Resonance (EPR/ESR)

    The Electron Paramagnetic Resonance/Electron Spin Resonance (EPR/ESR) page is a resource for scientists studying the involvement of free radicals in pathological disease.

  • Environmental Health Perspectives

    Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP) ( is the journal of the NIEHS and serves as a forum for the discussion of the interrelationships between the environment and human health. It publishes peer-reviewed research and the most current and credible news of the field.

  • Hurricane Response

    The NIEHS Hurricane Response ( and organizes environmental health materials with regard to the aftermath of natural and man-made disasters. It focuses on medical information, environmental response and recovery resources.

  • Library & Information Services Branch

    The NIEHS Library & Information Services Branch (LISB) ( plays a vital role within the NIEHS research community by managing information and knowledge about environmental health.

  • NIEHS Bioethics

    The NIEHS Bioethics Office (, led by David B. Resnick, J.D., Ph.D., works with the NIEHS Institutional Review Board, the Office of Clinical Research, the Office of the Director and the NIEHS Division of Extramural Research to help develop institutional policies that promote research integrity and compliance with federal research policies and regulations.

  • Reports

    The Reports ( page has summaries of proceedings from conferences, advisory group meetings and NIEHS-sponsored programs.

  • Seminars, Conferences & Symposia

    The Seminars, Conferences & Symposia ( page has links to all of the events held at NIEHS as well as supporting materials such as videos or meeting reports.

  • Software

    NIEHS Software ( was written by scientists within the Institute and is available to the public at no cost.

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