Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

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  • We study innovative fungi-based asbestos remediation strategies.

    We study innovative fungi-based asbestos remediation strategies.

  • We are developing a blood test for asbestos exposure.

    We are developing a blood test for asbestos exposure.

  • Occupational and non-occupational asbestos exposures will be examined.

    Occupational and non-occupational asbestos exposures will be examined.

  • We study ways to prevent mesothelioma.

    We study ways to prevent mesothelioma.

  • Our studies are driven by community-based concerns about asbestos waste.

    Our studies are driven by community-based concerns about asbestos waste.

Hear from Penn SRP Center researcher Dr. Douglas Jerolmack

. . . Doug discusses what continues to inspire him to do this work and answers the following questions:

  1. Why study asbestos?

  2. How is asbestos unique?

  3. What type of research do you do?

  4. Why fund asbestos research?