Medical Toxicology Centre

Our Research

Our Research

Understanding the role of chemical and radiation exposure in human disease.

Our research explores 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. We also do clinical investigations of patients and the population. 

This informs whether results from in vitro studies are predictive of effects in people. 

Our studies in animals are justified, as they help us to understand mechanisms and to develop biomarkers for people.

Research themes

Our research runs over five overlapping areas: