Bringing together the recent and relevant contributions of over 125 scientists from industry, government, and academia in North America and Western Europe, Alternative Toxicological Methods explores the development and validation of replacement, reduction, and refinement alternatives (the 3Rs) to animal testing. Internationally recognized scientists present what has been accomplished thus far in developing acceptable alternatives to traditional animal toxicological assessment and provide potentially new initiatives.
Students conduct mechanistic and translational
research on: the causes of breast,
liver, lung and prostate cancer, inflammatory
processes in cardiomyopathy, signal
pathway disruption in cardiac hypertrophy,
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
(COPD), autoimmunity, neurodevelopmental
disorders and identification of pathways
Seminars, journal clubs and research
retreats are an integral part of the student
In this chapter you will learn about the following: Define poisoning, describe general principles for assessment and management of the patient who has ingested poison, describe the causative agents and pathophysiology of selected ingested poisons and management of patients who have taken them,...