ISU Joint Asbestos Study

September 2009
Retort;2009, Vol. 45 Issue 3/4, p4
The article reports that Idaho State University (ISU) will collaborate with Mount Sinai School of Medicine to examine the health impacts of asbestos contamination in Libby, Montana. It notes that Libby residents and workers will benefit from three scientific investigations including a research project by ISU Department of Biological Sciences and the Libby Epidemiology Research Program. It adds that the research will also investigate the relationship between lung scarring and asbestos exposure.


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