Superfund Research Program

January 2023

Om Parkash Dhankher, Ph.D. and Jason C. White, Ph.D.Funded by SRP, Parkash Dhankher and White are studying ways to remediate soil containing arsenic.

NIEHS Superfund Research Program (SRP)-funded grantees organized a workshop to discusses ways to reduce human exposure to toxic elements in food.

Sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) the event focused on several themes: toxic element uptake and accumulation in plants; metal-soil interactions and cleanup; and food production and processing.

The organizers, Om Parkash Dhankher, Ph.D. and Jason C. White, Ph.D., also published a report to share key findings from the workshop and called for practical, cost-effective, and sustainable approaches to soil management.

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