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Tag: toxicology

Former NC State toxicologist Ernest Hodgson

Oct 25, 2018

Obituary: Distinguished Toxicologist Ernest Hodgson

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

NC State Belltower at night

May 21, 2018

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. 

Algae blooms

Feb 28, 2018

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. 

NC State Belltower

Nov 6, 2017

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

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

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. 

Feb 22, 2017

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

Database Helps Researchers Connect Environmental Exposures to Health Effects

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

Jan 14, 2016

Longtime NC State Professor LeBlanc Named Head of Biological Sciences

Gerald LeBlanc, a prominent toxicologist, took the helm of Biological Sciences on January 11. 

Heather Patisaul studies how chemicals in the environment affect us. In this image, she’s examining neurons in the brain of a laboratory rat colored by a process called immunohistochemistry.

Oct 17, 2015

Shaping A Less Toxic Future

Heather Patisaul is shedding new light on how chemicals in everyday products are reshaping our brains, bodies and behavior.