Articles by Meso Foundation

Meso Foundation relocates to new Washington, D.C. office

Effective today, Aug. 1, the Meso Foundation’s new office location will be 1615 L Street NW, Suite 430, Washington, D.C. 20036. Our office numbers will remain the same:

Phone: 703-879-3797
Fax: 571-363-2784

This move was prompted by continued issues with mail delivery that neither our previous landlord nor USPS were able to resolve. Our new location has a […]



Contaminated clothing disposal — NYC steam pipe explosion

As many in our community are aware, last Thursday, July 19, there was a steam pipe explosion in Manhattan’s Flatiron district. While clean-up operations are still underway in the area, test results have positively confirmed the presence of asbestos in the resulting debris, and the New York City fire department has evacuated 49 affected buildings. […]


Welcome to the team, Michael and Jordan!

This week, the Meso Foundation is happy to welcome two new members of our Washington, D.C. office staff: Michael Braeuninger and Jordan Fingerhut. Michael joins us as the Director of Development and Jordan as the Community Support Associate.
Michael Braeuninger
As Director of Development, Michael will build relationships with stakeholders in the mesothelioma community and support our […]


Announcing five new Board of Directors members

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) is excited to announce this week the addition of five new members to the Board of Directors:

Richard (Rich) A. DeAugustinis
Bruce H. Kallner
Ross A. Kellman
Kristin L. Lofgren, CPA – Treasurer
Aaron S. Mansfield, MD

The Board of Directors assumes responsibility for ensuring the Foundation’s long-term financial stability and integrity and […]