Grant project is implemented through EEU internal grant.
Principal Investigator – Tamar Varazi.
Project participant research group:
- Elene Zurabishvili;
- Vakhtang Tebidze;
- Nikita Gaur (student);
- Hussam Ud Din Shariff (student).
The aim of the project – to create a database of heavy metal intoxication and oncological diseases of human directly associated with the environmental chemical pollution at Cana and Uravi areas.
Within the project, the target pollutant is the most relevant and problematic heavy metal in Georgia – arsenic, which due to its compounds in terms of anthropogenic pollution and carcinogenic action deserve special attention.
Grant research project was awarded with 25, 000 GEL;
Project Duration – One year.