March 2011

Meso Foundation Executive Director Kathy Wiedemer Visits Capitol Hill

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation executive director Kathy Wiedemer spent the day on March 16, 2011 educating Congressional staffers about mesothelioma and the dire need for research funding to find a cure.  The visits targeted congressional districts with high levels of asbestos exposure and included the following offices:
Senator Max Baucus (D-MT)
Senator Jon Tester (D- MT)
Congressman […]

March 2011 Advocacy Updates

The Meso Foundation staff has been hard at work in their new location in the Washington DC area raising awareness about mesothelioma and advocating for research funding and a ban on asbestos.
On February 18, Senators Max Baucus and Jon Tester of Montana introduced a resolution designating the first week of April as “National Asbestos […]