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  • EPA Provides $2.1 Million Grant for Asbestos Research

    Source: Hamner Institute for Health Sciences The Hamner Institute for Health Sciences in North Carolina has signed a $2.1 million contract with EPA to conduct a long-term study of the asbestos-contaminated vermiculite ore that was once mined in Libby, MT. The mine was shut down in 1990 when the asbestos contamination first received public notice. …

    Label: Asbestos Mesothelioma

    Posted on Monday, Jan 26, 2009
  • Cancer Drug Inventor Donates $1M for Student/Faculty Research

    Source: Hamilton College Edward C. Taylor, inventor of pemetrexed (Alimta), has recently donated $1 million to his alma mater, Hamilton College, to establish The Edward and Virginia Taylor Fund for Student/Faculty Research in Chemistry. Long before Mr. Taylor become a Professor of Chemistry at Princeton , he was as student at Hamilton not sure if …

    Label: Chemotherapy

    Posted on Friday, Jan 16, 2009
  • Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) Awards

    Source: Medical News Today The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) has announced the recipients of their yearly awards that recognize individuals for their efforts in increasing awareness about asbestos and for fighting to limit its use. The ADAO is recognizing the following people for this work: U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (Tribute of Hope Award) Margaret …

    Label: Asbestos

    Posted on Thursday, Jan 15, 2009
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