Center for Molecular and Cellular Toxicology
Research Unit Profile
The mission of the CMCT is to provide leadership for the expansion of programs of excellence in environmental health sciences education and research and to prepare students for careers that address the molecular and cellular mechanisms by which environmental agents instigate toxicity and disease.
Web Site: http://www.utexas.edu/pharmacy/cmct/
Research Unit Affiliated Faculty
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|Corsi, Richard||Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering||Indoor air quality; Sources, fate, and control of indoor air pollution; Homogeneous and heterogeneous indoor environmental chemistry; Human exposure to toxins in indoor environments. Areas of …|
|Digiovanni, John||School of Human Ecology; Pharmacology and Toxicology; College of Pharmacy||Dr. DiGiovanni is a recognized expert in the field of chemical carcinogenesis and particularly multistage carcinogenesis using the mouse skin model. His research accomplishments have spanned the …|
|Finnell, Richard||Chemistry and Biochemistry; School of Human Ecology; Nutritional Sciences||Dr. Finnell’s research examines the interaction between specific genes and environmental toxins as they influence normal embryonic development. While his primary research focuses on discovering …|
|Gore, Andrea||Pharmacology and Toxicology; College of Pharmacy||The mechanisms by which the brain controls reproductive development and aging, focusing on a group of neurons in the hypothalamus that synthesize and release a peptide, gonadotropin-releasing hormone …|
|Mills, Edward||Pharmacology and Toxicology||Projects in Dr. Mills' laboratory incorporate rodent, nematode, cell-based, and biochemical approaches to explore the mechanisms regulating mitochondrial respiratory inefficiency, and the role of …|
|Richburg, John||School of Biological Sciences; Pharmacology and Toxicology; College of Pharmacy||Dr. Richburg's area of expertise is male reproductive cell biology and toxicology. In general, research is focused on revealing the underlying cellular and molecular mechanisms by which toxicants …|
|Thomas, Peter||Section of Integrative Biology; Marine Science||Cloning and Characterization of Steroid Receptors, Mechanisms of Endocrine Disruption, Molecular Mechanisms of Steroid Action. Professor Thomas's research interests are the endocrine control of …|
|Van Den Berg, Carla||Pharmacology and Toxicology||Several studies have shown that IGF-I (Insulin-like Growth Factor-I) conveys pro-tumorigenic responses in breast, colon and prostate cancer. Vandenberg's research focus is in understanding how …|