Activity

Committee for the Review of the NIOSH Research Roadmap on Asbestos and Other Mineral Fibers


Type: Consensus Study
Topics: Biomedical and Health Research, Diseases, Environmental Health
Board: Board on Health Sciences Policy

Activity Description

The committee provided a peer review of the scientific and technical quality of the NIOSH revised draft document, "Asbestos Fibers and Other Elongated Mineral Particles: State of the Science and Roadmap for Research," with a focus on proposed research intended to clarify the relationship between health effects and the physiochemical characteristics (e.g., mineralogy, morphology, dimension, surface properties) of elongated mineral particles.

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