Toxicology

Toxicology is the study of harmful interactions between chemical, physical, or biological agents and biological systems.
What is Toxicology?

Toxicology is the scientific study of adverse effects that occur in living organisms due to chemicals. It involves observing and reporting symptoms, mechanisms, detection and treatments of toxic substances, in particular relation to the poisoning of humans.

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Scientist proposes new approach to assess drinking water quality

Scientist proposes new approach to assess drinking water quality

Cadmium linked to more severe flu and pneumonia infections

Cadmium linked to more severe flu and pneumonia infections

Scientists examine the virulent potential of Listeria strains in pigs

Scientists examine the virulent potential of Listeria strains in pigs

Remdesivir likely to be highly effective treatment for COVID-19

Remdesivir likely to be highly effective treatment for COVID-19

Researchers develop new serological assay for detection of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies

Researchers develop new serological assay for detection of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies

Glyphosate could be used as biomarkers to predict multiple diseases in future generations

Glyphosate could be used as biomarkers to predict multiple diseases in future generations

UofL receives DoD funding to develop a nasal spray for preventing COVID-19

UofL receives DoD funding to develop a nasal spray for preventing COVID-19

Study explores use of minimally invasive technique to assess genetic toxicity in free-ranging bats

Study explores use of minimally invasive technique to assess genetic toxicity in free-ranging bats

Novel “multitope” vaccine shows promise in the fight against COVID-19

Novel “multitope” vaccine shows promise in the fight against COVID-19

Tackling the Global Issue of New Psychoactive Substances

Tackling the Global Issue of New Psychoactive Substances

Improved understanding of exposome-drug interactions could help prescribe effective drug doses

Improved understanding of exposome-drug interactions could help prescribe effective drug doses

Minimally invasive technique can help extract dermal interstitial fluid for diagnostic applications

Minimally invasive technique can help extract dermal interstitial fluid for diagnostic applications

COVID-19 vaccine candidate tested preclinically at UAB poised for Phase 1 clinical study

COVID-19 vaccine candidate tested preclinically at UAB poised for Phase 1 clinical study

Researchers suggest new indicator for measuring health impacts of air pollution

Researchers suggest new indicator for measuring health impacts of air pollution

Study: e-cigarette users have increased susceptibility to flu, COVID-19

Study: e-cigarette users have increased susceptibility to flu, COVID-19

New strategy for designing COVID-19 antiviral drugs to inhibit key viral protein

New strategy for designing COVID-19 antiviral drugs to inhibit key viral protein

First EUA point-of-care (POC/Waived/Fingerstick) COVID-19 antibody test now available from Carolina Liquid Chemistries.

First EUA point-of-care (POC/Waived/Fingerstick) COVID-19 antibody test now available from Carolina Liquid Chemistries.

Scientists use new approach to analyze millions of chemical-gene interactions

Scientists use new approach to analyze millions of chemical-gene interactions

Advancements in research on cancer signal transduction and treatment

Advancements in research on cancer signal transduction and treatment

G protein-coupled receptors help humans taste, smell, and regulate mood and immunity

G protein-coupled receptors help humans taste, smell, and regulate mood and immunity