Dartmouth Superfund Program Featured in National Webinar
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Superfund Research Program and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are hosting a webinar, Progress in Research: Reducing Exposure to Mercury, Arsenic, and Asbestos on July 9, 2015, 1:00 3:00 pm. Submit your free Registration here.
Private Well Outreach Events Underway
Our Community Engagement Team has begun a series of events to reach out to private well owners in six communities in Southeastern NH to tell them about the potential for arsenic in their drinking water and make it easier for them to test their water for arsenic and other contaminants. Union Leader Story
Dartmouth Superfund Research Featured by QIAGEN
Research by Director Bruce Stanton, Tom Hampton, and Dartmouth Superfund alumnus Joe Shaw, was featured by QIAGEN for applying Ingenuity Pathway Analysis to gain insight into a problem in evolutionary biology, citing their recent publication Natural Selection Canalizes Expression Variation of Environmentally Induced Plasticity-Enabling Genes in Molecular Biology and Evolution.
HB 498 - Radon and Arsenic Legislation Becomes Law in NH
The Legislation passed by both the House and Senate is now law in New Hampshire.
Stanton Honored with Selection for Hans Ussing Lecture
Director Bruce Stanton, Ph.D. was selected to give the Hans Ussing Lecture at the Experimental Biology 2016 Conference in San Diego. The Hans Ussing Lecturers recognizes scientists who have made fundamental contributions to our understanding of epithelial transport and diseases of epithelial transport.
Researcher Tracy Punshon Publishes Paper on Measuring Babies' and Pregnant Women's Exposure to Arsenic
The paper in the Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology reports on a Dartmouth study that shows a pregnant woman's placenta can indicate level of arsenic exposure in babies and pregnant women. Coverage in US News & World Report Health and Dartmouth Now.
Dartmouth Researchers Publish in Environmental Health Perspectives on Arsenic Exposure During Infancy
Findings discussed in the paper Estimated Exposure to Arsenic in Breastfed and Formula-Fed Infants in a United States Cohort "...suggest that breastfed infants have lower arsenic exposure than formula-fed infants, and that both formula powder and drinking water can be sources of exposure for U.S. infants."