Skip to Content

Space Radiation Program Element Homepage

Space Radiation Program Element Evidence Reports:
Risk of Radiation Carcinogenesis
Risk of Acute Radiation Syndromes Due to Solar Particle Events
Risk of Acute and Late Central Nervous System Effects from Radiation Exposure
Risk of Cardiovascular Disease and other Degenerative Tissue Effects from Radiation Exposure

Human Research Program Space Radiation Standing Review Panel (SRP) Final Report (2015)
SRP Review of the four Space Radiation Evidence Reports

The Task Book is an online database of research projects that includes project descriptions, annual research results, and a listing of publications resulting from this NASA-funded research. Use the Advanced Search option to check the appropriate boxes to search for space radiation projects funded through the Human Research Program, Fundamental Space Biology, and NSBRI mechanisms

A NASA Specialized Center of Research (NSCOR) differs from an individual grant award in that it incorporates a number of complementary research projects that focus on a single research area.

Principal Investigator Location NSCOR Link Related Links
2014-15 Selections
Limoli, Charles PhD. University of California-Irvine Mechanisms Underlying Charged Particle-Induced Disruption of CNS Function  
Weil, Mike PhD. Colorado State University NASA Specialized Center of Research on Carcinogenesis  
Fornace, Albert PhD. Georgetown University Space Radiation and Gastrointestinal Cancer: A Comprehensive Strategy for Risk Assessment and Model Development  
2010 Selections
David Kirsch Duke University Medical Center NSCOR: Lung Cancer Risk from HZE Ions  
John Minna University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center NSCOR Risk Estimates and Mechanisms of Lung Cancer Pathogenesis after Space Radiation UTSWs Lung Cancer Explorer

About the UTSW NSCOR

Ya Wang Emory University NSCOR Mechanisms underlying the risk of HZE particle-induced solid tumor development Emory NSCOR


2009 Selections
Mary Helen Barcellos-Hoff New York University School of Medicine NSCOR: The contribution of non-targeted effects in HZE cancer risk  
Albert Fornace Georgetown University NSCOR: Space Radiation and Intestinal Tumorigenesis: Risk Assessment and Counter Measure Development The Albert Fornace Laboratory
Greg Nelson Loma Linda University Medical Center NSCOR: Charged Particle Radiation and Resultant Oxidative Stress Elicit Deleterious Functional Changes in the Central Nervous System  
Robert Ulrich University of Texas Medical Branch NSCOR: NASA Specialized Center of Research on Radiation Carcinogenesis