A unique training component of the SRP is the Occupational and Safety Training Education Programs on Emerging Technologies (R25). Through this program, institutes of higher education develop continuing education and academic curricula on occupational health and safety management practices on wide-ranging emerging topics, such as green chemistry, sustainable remediation, and nanotechnology.
Welcome to the Superfund Basic Research and Training Program (SRP) Science Digest!
Below you'll find a compilation of SRP research, which provides practical, scientific solutions to protect health, the environment, and communities. For more information about the program, visit the SRP website.
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SRP Director Bill Suk, Ph.D., M.P.H., Health Scientist Administrator Michelle Heacock, Ph.D., and Health Specialist Brittany Trottier, M.P.H., shared their expertise and discussed ways to address pressing environmental health issues at the Pacific Basin Consortium conference.
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Chronic liver inflammation can promote cancer by suppressing one of the body’s natural mechanisms to fight cancer development, according to SRP researchers at the University of California, San Diego. Their study explains the success of some types of cancer immunotherapy and suggests novel targets for new therapies.