[ RadSafe ] Pitt gets grant to create anti-radiation center
crispy_bird at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 23 09:19:01 CST 2005
I guess they finally figured out that it can be done
cheaper. I guess those people who worked at AFRRI and
left will be getting as contractors.
--- bobcherry at cox.net wrote:
> It is interesting that Pitt is getting this grant
> ($10 million) to get into this work. The Armed
> Forces Radiobiology Research Institute has been
> doing the same thing for 40 years (at a much greater
> cost, I might add).
> > From: "Sandy Perle" <sandyfl at earthlink.net>
> > Date: 2005/11/22 Tue PM 01:57:28 EST
> > To: radsafe at radlab.nl
> > Subject: [ RadSafe ] Pitt gets grant to create
> anti-radiation center
> > Index:
> > Pitt gets grant to create anti-radiation center
> > Pittsburgh Business News (Nov 22) The University
> of Pittsburgh has
> > received a $10 million grant to do research into
> protecting people
> > from the effects of a large-scale nuclear attack.
> > The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious
> Diseases awarded the
> > grant to Pitt's School of Medicine, in order to
> create the "Center
> > for Medical Countermeasures Against Radiation."
> > The school said the center will develop and test
> small molecules and
> > mechanisms that may help protect vital organs and
> tissues from the
> > effects of radiation, in the event of a terrorist
> attack or a nuclear
> > reactor accident.
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