M-CINSE and NIST Study Nanoparticle Health Risks

M-CINSE and NIST Study Nanoparticle Health Risks

M-CINSE and NIST Study Nanoparticle Health Risks

The National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) has enlisted the Maryland Center for Nano Science and Engineering (M-CINSE) to research the effects of nanoparticles on living things.

Called the Center for Nanoparticle Risk, Impact and Assessment, the new program is funded with $1.5 million set aside in the 2006 commerce appropriations bill, and will be established within M-CINSE. It will develop biomicrosystems in which the influence of nanoparticles in living cells can be studied as an early indicator of their impact on health.

The new program will be carried out in conjunction with another M-CINSE/NIST program, the Center for Nanomanufacturing and Metrology.

December 6, 2005


Prev   Next

Current Headlines

American Helicopter Museum Honors UMD Organ Flight

M-CERSI Accepting Applications for Workshops, Research Scientists

M-CERSI Accepting Regulatory Science Innovation Submissions

Mobile Device Data Could Boost Road Safety for Pedestrians

ARL to Fund $30M in Equipment Innovations for Service Members

Alum Himanshu Tyagi wins 2020 INSA Medal for Young Scientists

A Tech Rx for COVID Recovery at Home

Spanning the Distance to K-12

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar