Welcome to the Center for Radiological Research

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The mission of the Center for Radiological Research (CRR) is

1) to foster a multi disciplinary approach towards understanding the biological and human health consequences of ionizing radiation exposure,  2) to train the next generation of radiobiologists, and  3) to provide an unbiased, comprehensive, independent source of scientific information on radiation exposure for government, elected officials, non-profit institutions and private entities to enable them to make informed policy decisions.

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  • February 9, 2018

    The study found that "far ultraviolet C" (far-UVC) light could kill airborne flu virus particles in a lab setting that was designed to be similar to a public space.


    Live Science
  • January 1, 2018

    Dr. Igor Shuryak, assistant professor at the CRR, recently published a paper, considering the possibility of using bacteria to help protect humans and the environment from chronic ionizing radiation.

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  • January 15, 2018

    According to David Brenner, director of the Center for Radiological Research, depending on the size of the bomb, everyone within a half mile from the epicenter of the blast would die immediately.


    New York Post