Research Highlights


Jason R. Richardson Receives 2017 SOT Achievement Award

Jason R. Richardson, MS, PhD, DABT, is the recipient of the 2017 Society of Toxicology (SOT) Achievement Award. This recognition is presented to a member of SOT who, within 15 years since obtaining his/her highest earned degree, has made significant contributions to toxicology. Research conducted by Dr. Richardson focuses on the role of environmental exposures and their interactions […]

Posted at 11:22 am February 10, 2017, in Members in the News

Debra L. Laskin Is 2017 SOT Education Award Recipient

Debra L. Laskin, PhD, is the recipient of the Society of Toxicology (SOT) Education Award. Dr. Laskin has made outstanding contributions to toxicology education, significantly impacting the careers of many students, postdoctoral trainees, and junior faculty. She joined the faculty of the Rutgers University School of Pharmacy in 1982. In 2000, she achieved the status […]

Posted at 11:34 am January 30, 2017, in Members in the News

What if there’s a chemical attack? Rutgers is on it!

What if there’s a chemical attack? Rutgers is on it Research is ongoing at Rutgers about what to do if the unthinkable happens — a terror attack using chemical weapons. The university has a new $19 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue ongoing research. Jeffrey Laskin, chief of Rutgers’ division of […]

Posted at 8:57 am December 23, 2016, in EOHSI Events, Members in the News

Chemicals in Your Drinking Water: Exploring Real-Life Toxicology through a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

By Brittany Karas, Stephanie Marco, Brian Buckley, Debra Laskin, and Lauren Aleksunes   Early introduction to research is pivotal to kindling student interest in fields such as toxicology and environmental health sciences. Of the contaminants in our environment, heavy metals have been relevant to human health historically, but have recently resurfaced as a cause for concern […]

Posted at 10:31 am October 20, 2016, in Members in the News