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Superfund Research Program

The NIEHS Superfund Research Program (SRP) funds university-based multidisciplinary research on human health and environmental issues related to hazardous substances. The central goal is to understand and break the link between chemical exposure and disease. In keeping with the NIEHS mission, teams of diverse professionals develop, test, and implement unique, solution-oriented approaches to address complex environmental health problems. They are improving the understanding of environmental contaminants, which may lead to lower environmental cleanup costs, reduced risk of exposure, and improvements in human health.

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  • Special Funding Note:
    The SRP wants to make you aware that a new Funding Opportunities Announcement  (P42) has been released for support starting in 2015. Please also see the accompanying notice .
  • R2RA Information Exchange Webinar
    Risk Assessment Webinar
    Please join us for an SRP Research to Risk Assessment (R2RA) Information Exchange webinar on September 9, 1-3 pm ET.
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    Grant Opportunities
    Find information on current and upcoming SRP funding opportunities.
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    Save the Date
    The 2014 SRP Annual Meeting, hosted by UC Berkeley, will be held November 12th to 14th in San Jose, CA.
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    SRP Trainee Videos
    Check out the
    NIEHS Training YouTube page
    to learn about SRP trainees
    and their research.
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    SRP Research Brief 236
    Developments toward Low-Cost
    Unattended Vapor Intrusion
  • Risk-E Learning
    Web Seminar Series
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    Hot Off the Press
    Read the latest publications from SRP researchers
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    Search Tools
    Search for people, projects, Research Briefs, and more

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