Superfund Research Program
Arsenic and Innate Immunity in Human Lung
Project Leader: Bruce A. Stanton
Grant Number: P42ES007373
Funding Period: 2005-2020
News Items List
Tabletop Water Pitcher Filter Can Effectively Remove Arsenic from Drinking Water
SRP News Page - August 2017
An inexpensive tabletop water pitcher can be used to remove arsenic from drinking water, according to a recent Dartmouth College SRP Center study. The research team, led by Dartmouth SRP Center Director Bruce Stanton, Ph.D., looked at five common in-home pitcher filters, ranging in price from $20 to $35 for the pitcher and $10 to $15 for replacement filters, and compared their effectiveness at removing arsenic from water.
Low-Dose Organic Arsenic Exposure Negatively Affects the Immune System in the Lung
Research Brief - February 2016
Arsenic exposure may alter immune response to a common pathogen in the lung, according to a recent study from the Dartmouth College Superfund Research Program (SRP) Center.