Institute of Neuroscience

Staff Profile

Professor Peter Blain CBE

Professor of Environmental Medicine



My research experience has been predominantly in medical toxicology with a specific interest in clinical neurotoxicology. Currently I am developing a joint Medical Toxicology Centre with the Health Protection Agency. The primary focus of this research unit is on biomarkers and toxic mechanisms, susceptibility factors and variability of toxic effects, and chronic and delayed health effects. 

Roles and Responsibilities 

Honorary Consultant Physician, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.