The overall goal of the Administrative Core is to provide infrastructure and oversight to maximize NICHES scientific success. The Director, Susan K, Murphy, Ph.D., the Center's Child Health Specialist, Scott Kollins, Ph.D., and the Program Administrator, Ms. Dale Montana will work together closely within the Administrative Core to coordinate Center operations. The investigators will be supported in this role by an External Advisory Committee (EAC) and by an Executive Committee (EC), which consists of the key investigators participating in the Community Outreach and Translation Core (COTC) and the Research Projects. The Administrative Core has the following specific aims: 1) foster and maintain communication among team members, with the EAC, with the NIEHS and EPA, and with other Children's Centers;2) organize and integrate NICHES research, investigator training, and outreach activities to promote synergy and maximize the Center's impact on children's health in the community;3) promote the training of experts in cross-disciplinary fields in children's environmental health;4) manage fiscal and other resources;and 5) track NICHES outputs and outcomes to ensure timely progress towards Center goals.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
Type
Research Program Projects (P01)
Project #
3P01ES022831-02S1
Application #
8922109
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZES1-LKB-K (P0))
Program Officer
Lawler, Cindy P
Project Start
2013-06-05
Project End
2018-05-31
Budget Start
2014-09-17
Budget End
2015-05-31
Support Year
2
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
$99,952
Indirect Cost
$36,288
Name
Duke University
Department
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Type
Schools of Medicine
DUNS #
044387793
City
Durham
State
NC
Country
United States
Zip Code
27705
Breton, Carrie V; Marsit, Carmen J; Faustman, Elaine et al. (2017) Small-Magnitude Effect Sizes in Epigenetic End Points are Important in Children's Environmental Health Studies: The Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research Center's Epigenetics Working Group. Environ Health Perspect 125:511-526
Hall, Brandon J; Abreu-Villa├ža, Yael; Cauley, Marty et al. (2017) The ventral hippocampal muscarinic cholinergic system plays a key role in sexual dimorphisms of spatial working memory in rats. Neuropharmacology 117:106-113
Slotkin, Theodore A; Stadler, Ashley; Skavicus, Samantha et al. (2017) Is There a Critical Period for the Developmental Neurotoxicity of Low-Level Tobacco Smoke Exposure? Toxicol Sci 155:75-84
Hall, Brandon J; Cauley, Marty; Burke, Dennis A et al. (2016) Cognitive and Behavioral Impairments Evoked by Low-Level Exposure to Tobacco Smoke Components: Comparison with Nicotine Alone. Toxicol Sci 151:236-44
Slotkin, Theodore A; Skavicus, Samantha; Card, Jennifer et al. (2016) Diverse neurotoxicants target the differentiation of embryonic neural stem cells into neuronal and glial phenotypes. Toxicology 372:42-51
Slotkin, Theodore A; Stadler, Ashley; Skavicus, Samantha et al. (2016) Adolescents and adults differ in the immediate and long-term impact of nicotine administration and withdrawal on cardiac norepinephrine. Brain Res Bull 122:71-5
Fuemmeler, Bernard F; Lee, Chien-Ti; Soubry, Adelheid et al. (2016) DNA Methylation of Regulatory Regions of Imprinted Genes at Birth and Its Relation to Infant Temperament. Genet Epigenet 8:59-67
Fuemmeler, Bernard F; Wang, Lin; Iversen, Edwin S et al. (2016) Association between Prepregnancy Body Mass Index and Gestational Weight Gain with Size, Tempo, and Velocity of Infant Growth: Analysis of the Newborn Epigenetic Study Cohort. Child Obes 12:210-8
King, Katherine E; Kane, Jennifer B; Scarbrough, Peter et al. (2016) Neighborhood and Family Environment of Expectant Mothers May Influence Prenatal Programming of Adult Cancer Risk: Discussion and an Illustrative DNA Methylation Example. Biodemography Soc Biol 62:87-104
Nye, Monica D; King, Katherine E; Darrah, Thomas H et al. (2016) Maternal blood lead concentrations, DNA methylation of MEG3 DMR regulating the DLK1/MEG3 imprinted domain and early growth in a multiethnic cohort. Environ Epigenet 2:

Showing the most recent 10 out of 22 publications