Medical Toxicology Centre

Our overarching aim is to understand the role of chemical and radiation exposure in human disease. Our approaches often use in vitro models in parallel with animal in vivo studies when required, and clinical investigations of patients and the population. This will inform whether results from in vitro studies are predictive of effects in man. Studies in animals are justified to understand mechanisms and to develop biomarkers for man.

The research effort is subdivided into five main overlapping areas including: