A female technician performs the beryllium lymphocyte proliferation test (BeLPT) at ORISE in Oak Ridge, Tenn.

Study: Clinical and laboratory factors contributing to uninterpretable beryllium lymphocyte proliferation tests (BeLPT)

ORISE authors contribute to study examining the beryllium lymphocyte proliferation test (BeLPT), which has become the principal clinical test for detecting beryllium sensitization and chronic beryllium disease. Read more about the research (subscription required) in latest edition of the American Journal of Industrial Medicine.


ORISE helps package 20,000 meals for world crisis zones

Volunteers and employees packed dehydrated meals into bags for crisis zones around the world at a new ORISE warehouse in Oak Ridge.

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Where are they now? - Dee-Dee James

After becoming an employee of Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU), Dee-Dee James was surprised to discover her photograph from more than 25 years prior when she participated in an ORISE program, MathQuest, as a middle school student.

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SIAM News: Interns use math to understand health, well-being, and life-threatening ailments

Doctoral student Erik Palmer returned to his hometown of Berkeley, Calif., to perform research on multiphase flows at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, made possible through the NSF's Mathematical Sciences Graduate Internship Program.

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Faculty? ORNL is looking for you!

Conduct research at a top-tier federal facility through the Higher Education Research Experiences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (HERE at ORNL) program. Apply today!

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What does ORISE do to support DOE and its national laboratories?

Learn more about how ORISE accomplishes its mission, the ORISE pillars of success, and each of ORISE’s capability areas.

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Two female scientists analyze a sample while performing the beryllium lymphocyte proliferation test (BeLPT) at ORISE in Oak Ridge, Tenn.

Employees of former beryllium-producing facilities offered free health screening

Former employees of several closed beryllium-producing facilities located in eastern Pennsylvania and near Pittsburgh can now learn if their health has been impacted by their work.

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Meet a Postdoctoral Researcher

As an Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy postdoctoral fellow at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Jeffrey Christians, Ph.D., contributes to research related to solar power systems.

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