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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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

Scientists produce biodegradable nanocoating with antimicrobial and anti-reflective properties

Scientists produce biodegradable nanocoating with antimicrobial and anti-reflective properties

Developing a precision 'Trojan Horse' nanotherapy to treat breast cancer

Developing a precision 'Trojan Horse' nanotherapy to treat breast cancer

Planaria flatworm can be used as reliable alternative for testing topical skin products

Planaria flatworm can be used as reliable alternative for testing topical skin products

Induction of acute senescence may be a necessary process in hemorrhagic shock

Induction of acute senescence may be a necessary process in hemorrhagic shock

BAT study analyzes the toxicological impact of nicotine pouch products

BAT study analyzes the toxicological impact of nicotine pouch products

New data shows alarming surge in opioid-related overdoses during COVID-19

New data shows alarming surge in opioid-related overdoses during COVID-19

Researchers uncover how vitamin E acetate might cause lung injury in vapers

Researchers uncover how vitamin E acetate might cause lung injury in vapers

New research reverses the understanding of kidney tumor growth

New research reverses the understanding of kidney tumor growth

New review explores the role of antibodies and T-cells towards an effective COVID vaccine

New review explores the role of antibodies and T-cells towards an effective COVID vaccine

Environmental and biomedical applications of enzyme inhibitors

Environmental and biomedical applications of enzyme inhibitors

Cannabis-impaired driving among topics to be addressed  at forensic toxicology nonprofit’s first virtual event

Cannabis-impaired driving among topics to be addressed at forensic toxicology nonprofit’s first virtual event

New method can be used to monitor the degree of COVID-19 transmission

New method can be used to monitor the degree of COVID-19 transmission

Research shows nonprescribed fentanyl and stimulants were the major cause for overdose mortality

Research shows nonprescribed fentanyl and stimulants were the major cause for overdose mortality

UIC's first-of-its-kind contraceptive receives FDA approval

UIC's first-of-its-kind contraceptive receives FDA approval

Gaiter face covering provides respiratory containment of exhaled droplets

Gaiter face covering provides respiratory containment of exhaled droplets

New technology could serve as more reliable model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

New technology could serve as more reliable model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

WVU toxicologist wins NIH grant to study impact of air pollution on lung tissue regeneration

WVU toxicologist wins NIH grant to study impact of air pollution on lung tissue regeneration

Study shows link between high blood lead levels and aberrant methylation of DNA

Study shows link between high blood lead levels and aberrant methylation of DNA

Potential antibody treatment for yellow fever developed in 7 months using Rapid Response Strategy

Potential antibody treatment for yellow fever developed in 7 months using Rapid Response Strategy