Members come from a wide range of disciplines including:

  • medicine
  • toxicology
  • genetics
  • neuroscience
  • chemistry

and are members of the:

However, there is a common goal of improving the health of the population by focused research on the clinical consequences of exposure to chemicals, identification of the toxic mechanisms involved and development of evidence-based clinical management options and preventive measures. 

In addition to our research, some members also have commitments to the Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards of Public Health England, as experts in the response to chemical and radiation incidents in the UK and use their expertise to advise on individual poisonings to chemicals and the public health response to major chemical incidents if needed. We also have commitments to the National Institute for Health Research Health Protection Research Unit (HPRU) in Chemical and Radiation Threats and Hazards, the aim of this research is to identify chemical and radiation hazards and understand the risks to public and patient health.

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