A Cross-Town Partnership

UChicago and UIC collaborate on CACHET

CACHET in Chicago

Center established through $4 million grant from NIH

The NIEHS ChicAgo Center for Health and EnvironmenT (CACHET)

The ChicAgo Center for Health and EnvironmenT (CACHET) promotes multidisciplinary environmental health research among clinician, laboratory and population scientists from two Chicago area universities with complementary strengths and structure to understand, evaluate and ultimately reduce environmental health related disparities among residents of the region and beyond.


The Human Health Exposure Analysis Resource (HHEAR) is accepting applications for services. HHEAR provides
researchers access to high-quality exposure assessment services, including state of the art laboratory
analysis of biological and environmental samples, statistical analysis, and expert consultation on exposure
analysis, study design, and data analysis and interpretation. There is no cost to the investigator. If you
or someone you know is interested in applying for HHEAR services, please note that application submissions
are considered on a rolling basis with approximately six review cycles per year. To be considered for the
Round 1 review process, your Initial Application must be received by February 28, 2020. If you miss an
Initial Application deadline, your submission will be considered in the next Round.  Find out more about the application schedule.

To learn more and submit an application for HHEAR services, visit How to Apply on the HHEAR website.

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