toxicology

Nov 8, 2018  |  Biological Sciences

Q&A: Understanding and Avoiding Harmful Environmental Chemicals

In this Q&A, find out from biologist Heather Patisaul what everyday products might pose a danger to your health.

Oct 25, 2018  |  Alumni & Friends

Obituary: Distinguished Toxicologist Ernest Hodgson

Ernest Hodgson, a longtime faculty member and pioneer in toxicology at NC State, passed away in early October.

May 21, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Researcher to Study GenX Exposure in Cape Fear Fish, Alligators

An NC State toxicologist will study GenX exposure in striped bass, catfish and alligators that inhabit the Cape Fear River watershed.

Feb 28, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Create More Complete Picture of Freshwater Toxic Algal Blooms

A two-year study of North Carolina’s Jordan Lake found that multiple cyanotoxins from toxic algal blooms are present year-round, albeit in very low concentrations.

Nov 6, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Receive Grant to Study GenX Exposure in New Hanover County Residents

NC State researchers will lead a new study on GenX exposure in New Hanover County residents.

Nov 6, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Prenatal Exposure to BPA at ‘Safe’ Levels Can Affect Gene Expression in Developing Rat Brain

New research finds that prenatal exposure to BPA at very low levels affects gene expression in the developing rat brain.

Aug 22, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Technique Expedites Chemical Screening to Prioritize Toxicity Testing

A new technique that can determine in seconds if a chemical has the potential to activate key genes could be used to prioritize chemicals for in-depth toxicity testing.

Jun 26, 2017

Beer-Reviewed Science

At this casual event featuring beer and food trucks, Heather Patisaul and Scott Belcher of NC State's Toxicology Program will talk about BPA, endocrine disruptors and more.

Feb 22, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Symposium Highlights NC State Research on Toxic Metals

A Feb. 16 research symposium hosted by NC State's Center for Human Health and the Environment explored multiple dimensions of humanity's toxic metal challenge.

May 12, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Database Helps Researchers Connect Environmental Exposures to Health Effects

A new database gives researchers new strategies for connecting environmental exposures to human health effects.