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Superfund Research Program

The cornerstone of the SRP is the university-based, multiproject center grant program. Since 1987, SRP has funded research at 35 universities across the United States, and currently funds 249 research and engagement projects at 23 universities with 142 collaborations at 120 institutions. This section of the SRP web site provides easy navigation to enable you to learn about research and engagement at specific universities.

Currently Funded Multiproject Research Centers (P42)

Boston University
The Long-term Impacts of Early Life Exposure to Superfund Chemicals in Humans and Wildlife
Center Director: David H. Sherr
Funding Period: 1995-2020

Brown University
Toxicant Exposures in Rhode Island: Past, Present, and Future
Center Director: Robert H. Hurt
Funding Period: 2005-2020

Columbia University
Health Effects and Geochemistry of Arsenic
Center Director: Joseph H. Graziano
Funding Period: 2000-2020

Dartmouth College
Sources and Protracted Effects of Early Life Exposure to Arsenic and Mercury
Center Director: Bruce A. Stanton
Funding Period: 1995-2019

Duke University
Duke University Superfund Research Center - Developmental Exposures: Mechanisms, Outcomes and Remediation
Center Director: Richard T. Di Giulio
Funding Period: 2000-2022

Louisiana State University
Environmentally Persistent Free Radicals
Center Director: Stephania A. Cormier (University of Tennessee Health Science Center)
Funding Period: 2011-2018

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Science and Engineering for Sensors, Mechanisms, and Biomarkers of Exposures
Center Director: Bevin P. Engelward
Funding Period: 2017-2022

Michigan State University
Environmental, Microbial, and Mammalian Biomolecular Responses to AhR Ligands
Center Director: Norbert Kaminski
Funding Period: 1989-2017

Northeastern University
Puerto Rico Testsite for Exploring Contamination Threats (PROTECT)
Center Director: Akram N. Alshawabkeh
Funding Period: 2010-2019

Oregon State University
PAHs: New Technologies and Emerging Health Risks
Center Director: Robert L. Tanguay
Funding Period: 2009-2018

Texas A&M University
Comprehensive Tools and Models for Addressing Exposure to Mixtures During Environmental Emergency-Related Contamination Events
Center Director: Ivan Rusyn
Funding Period: 2017-2022

University of Arizona
Risk and Remediation of Metal-Mining Wastes
Center Director: Raina M. Maier
Funding Period: 1990-2020

University of California-Berkeley
Toxic Substances in the Environment
Center Director: Martyn T. Smith
Funding Period: 1987-2022

University of California-Davis
Biomarkers of Exposure to Hazardous Substances
Center Director: Bruce D. Hammock
Funding Period: 1987-2022

University of California-San Diego
Detection and Models of Toxicant Exposure
Center Director: Robert H. Tukey
Funding Period: 2000-2022

University of Iowa
Semi-volatile PCBs: Sources, Exposures, Toxicities
Center Director: Larry W. Robertson
Funding Period: 2006-2020

University of Kentucky
Nutrition and Superfund Chemical Toxicity
Center Director: Bernhard Hennig
Funding Period: 1997-2019

University of Louisville
Environmental Exposure and Cardiometabolic Disease
Center Director: Sanjay Srivastava
Funding Period: 2017-2022

University of New Mexico
UNM Metal Exposure Toxicity Assessment on Tribal Lands in the Southwest (METALS) Superfund Research Program
Center Director: Johnnye L. Lewis
Funding Period: 2017-2022

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Elucidating Risks: From Exposure and Mechanism to Outcome
Center Director: Rebecca C. Fry
Funding Period: 1992-2018

University of Pennsylvania
Asbestos Fate, Exposure, Remediation, and Adverse Health Effects
Center Director: Ian A. Blair
Funding Period: 2014-2018

University of Rhode Island
Sources, Transport, Exposure and Effects of PFASs (STEEP)
Center Director: Rainer Lohmann
Funding Period: 2017-2022

University of Washington
Effects-Related Biomarkers of Environmental Neurotoxic Exposures
Center Director: Evan P. Gallagher
Funding Period: 1987-2022