Longtime Faculty Dr. David Holbrook passes away

May 28, 2020

Dr. David Holbrook It is with great sadness that I report the passing of Dr. David Holbrook. He died peacefully on May 3rd, 2020 at the age of 87. He was a critical component in the development of our training program in 1979 and stayed involved until 2019, dedicating 40 years of his life to … Continued

Alumnus of the Month: Lawrence “Lars” Trost, PhD

April 15, 2019

  April 2019 Biography: Dr. Lawrence “Lars” Trost is a Preclinical Development Consultant at the company he founded, Belleropharm, LLC.  His core expertise is assisting clients with the design and execution of toxicology studies intended to support the safety of products in development for Investigational New Drug (IND) and New Drug Application (NDA) submissions.  Dr. … Continued

Dr. Samantha Faber awarded SOT 2019 Colgate-Palmolive Postdoc Fellowship Award in In-Vitro Toxicology

January 14, 2019

  Postdoctoral Trainee Dr. Samantha Faber, PhD has been awarded the Society of Toxicology 2019 Colgate-Palmolive Postdoc Fellowship Award in In-Vitro Toxicology.   Her project title  is “Beyond the Barrier; A Readily Adoptable In Vitro Model for Exploring the Effects of Inhaled Toxicants beyond the Epithelium”.  Please see below for a short summary of the grant … Continued

Alumnus of the Month: Scott Barros, PhD

January 14, 2019

January 2019   Biography: Dr. Scott Barros received his doctorate at UNC Chapel Hill in 2003 working with Dr. Ronald Cannon and Dr. Raymond Tennant at NIEHS (Cancer Biology, National Center for Toxicogenomics). He then did a postdoctoral fellowship in renal pharmacology under Dr. John Pritchard at NIEHS. Dr. Barros transitioned to the pharma/biotech industry … Continued

Dr. Haiyan Tong’s Research featured in New York Times article

November 7, 2017

November 2017 Dr. Haiyan Tong, PhD Does Eating Right Protect You From Air Pollution? Exposure to air pollution contributes importantly to excess morbidity and mortality. “Clean Air Act” has saved millions of lives by improving air quality, there are still millions of people in the U.S. who live in areas where particulate air pollution levels … Continued