Without departmental boundaries, the Interdisciplinary Toxicology Program provides a dynamic and entrepreneurial environment for responding to the complex issues of the present and the future.
For nearly a decade, Northwestern Medicine researchers have been trying to grow a human egg from the ovarian tissue samples. They’ve had success in animal models – baby mice have been born from the experiment. Dr. Xiao is part of this team.…details
Professor James Bruckner received the 2013 Scientific and Technological Achievement Award Level III from the U.S. Environmental Protection agency for research and publications resulting from a six-year EPA grant. The award was for making significant contributions to the agency’s priority area of infants and children’s health and risk assessment of pesticides. The publications were: Evaluation of deltamethrin kinetics and dosimety in the maturing rat using PBPK model in Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology; Age, Dose, and Time-Dependency of Plasma and Tissue Distribution of Deltamethrin in Immature Rats in Toxicological Sciences; and Ontogeny of Hepatic and Plasma Metabolism of Deltamethrin in Vitro: Role in Age-Dependent Acute Neurotoxicity in Drug Metabolism and Disposition…details
Jul 30, 2015Femi Adetona Accepts Position
Dr. Femi Adetona accept a faculty position with the Division of Environmental Health Sciences, Ohio State University. Congratulations Femi!!!
Jul 27, 2015Rahat Wadhwa-Desai wins Marie Taubeneck Award
This award is presented to a student or postdoctoral fellow in recognition of scholarship in teratology and service to the Teratology Society.
Pictured L to R: Rahat Wadhwa-Desai and Mary Alice Smith
Jul 20, 2015Hongye Wei Successfully Defends Thesis
Congratulations to Hongye Wei upon her successful defense of her thesis titled, " Evaluation of an Alternative In Vitro Testicular Cell Co-culture Model for the Male Reproductive Toxicity Testing".
Pictured L to R: John Yu, Mary Alice Smith, Hongye Wei, Xiaoqin Ye
Jun 16, 2015Dean Meyer Successfully Defends Dissertation
Dean Meyer successfully defends her Dissertation titled,
MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF ACTION OF NICKEL IN THE NEMATODE CAENORHABDITIS ELEGANS".
Pictured (L to R): Travis Glenn, Phillip WIlliams, Dean Meyer, Robert Gogal, Jia-Sheng Wang, Kevin Dobbin.