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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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

Research reveals microplastic content levels in Australian seafood

Research reveals microplastic content levels in Australian seafood

Researchers develop efficient and more sensitive method to test heavy metals in foods and water

Researchers develop efficient and more sensitive method to test heavy metals in foods and water

Konstanz biologists receive Ursula M. Händel Animal Welfare Prize

Konstanz biologists receive Ursula M. Händel Animal Welfare Prize

Scientists examine how glyphosate exposure affects reproduction

Scientists examine how glyphosate exposure affects reproduction

Study shows how mast cells regulate calcium levels to control the immune response

Study shows how mast cells regulate calcium levels to control the immune response

C-Path gets positive response from FDA for drug-induced skeletal muscle injury safety biomarkers

C-Path gets positive response from FDA for drug-induced skeletal muscle injury safety biomarkers

Sex lives of leeches can shed light on endocrine disrupting chemicals

Sex lives of leeches can shed light on endocrine disrupting chemicals

UC Davis Health evaluates new antibody cocktail as a possible treatment for COVID-19

UC Davis Health evaluates new antibody cocktail as a possible treatment for COVID-19

Study could help develop new drugs for toxoplasma infection

Study could help develop new drugs for toxoplasma infection

UTHSC researchers receive $2.4 million to study the role of cholesterol in brain artery health

UTHSC researchers receive $2.4 million to study the role of cholesterol in brain artery health

Insilico Medicine, Arctoris announce technology partnership to discover new COVID-19 drugs

Insilico Medicine, Arctoris announce technology partnership to discover new COVID-19 drugs

Zebrafish study finds few health impacts of 5G wireless technology

Zebrafish study finds few health impacts of 5G wireless technology

Unique nanoparticle can reduce side effects, increase the effectiveness of cancer treatment

Unique nanoparticle can reduce side effects, increase the effectiveness of cancer treatment

Scientists identify compounds that block replication of COVID-19 virus

Scientists identify compounds that block replication of COVID-19 virus

Study reveals the role of glucocorticoid metabolism and GILZ regulation during aging

Study reveals the role of glucocorticoid metabolism and GILZ regulation during aging

'Mini-brains' can be infected by SARS-CoV-2 virus

'Mini-brains' can be infected by SARS-CoV-2 virus

Researchers discover receptor that makes mice strong and slim

Researchers discover receptor that makes mice strong and slim

Neuroscientists shed new light on mechanisms responsible for familial migraine

Neuroscientists shed new light on mechanisms responsible for familial migraine

Penn’s CEET receives $8 million grant for environmental health research

Penn’s CEET receives $8 million grant for environmental health research