March 18-20, 2018 Session on Private Wells at US Geological Society of America Meeting
The event will be an excellent opportunity for professionals working in the field of private wells to discuss current research and policy programs, share educational approaches and materials, and interact with one another. For more information on the conference, or to register, please visit the website.
March 26-27, 2018 NE Regional SRP Meeting in Woods Hole, MA
The March 26-27 NE Regional SRP Meeting in Woods Hole, MA will bring together the eight Superfund Research Program (SRP) Centers in the northeast for two days for scientific sessions and a special focus on trainee development. It will be attended by faculty and trainees from all of the NE SRPs including: BU, Northeastern, Dartmouth, Brown, Penn, MIT, Columbia, and URI. For additional information.
Bruce Stanton and Kathrin Lawlor Interviewed on Arsenic and Private Wells
Dartmouth Superfund Program Director Bruce Stanton and Community Engagement Core Coordinator Kathrin Lawlor were interviewed for a story in The Dartmouth on arsenic in private wells.
Celia Chen Interviewed on Minamata Convention
Dartmouth Superfund Program researcher Celia Chen was interviewed for the Dartmouth show, The Brief, about mercury and the Minamata Convention. The segment aired on January 27 on SiriusXM Channel 121. A clip can be found here.
NH Arsenic Consortium Communicates Risk of Arsenic in Food and Water
A major goal of the NH Arsenic Consortium, which includes Dartmouth researchers, is to communicate the health risks of arsenic in food and water. The Consortium meets annually to share research findings and outreach efforts. An article in NH Business Review highlights these health risks and quotes Dartmouth Superfund Program Director Bruce Stanton on the dangers.
30th Anniversary of Superfund Research Program Celebrated at Annual Meeting
The 30th anniversary of the NIEHS Superfund Research Program was celebrated during the annual meeting hosted by U-Penn, Dartmouth and Northeastern Superfund Program Centers in Philadelphia December 6-8. Past trainees were invited back to participate in the meeting and the opening keynote was given by Joe Shaw, Ph.D., former trainee with our program and ONE's award winner who spoke on Mapping the chemosphere: Understanding our chemical world to improve human health and the environment. Our Center was well represented with current trainee presentations and posters.
Four Mercury Synthesis Papers Published
Paper Published on Toenail Mercury Levels Associated with ALS
Dartmouth Superfund Program researchers Celia Chen and Brian Jackson are co-authora on a new paper Toenail Mercury Levels are Associated with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Risk . The paper is published in the journal Muscle & Nerve.