Toxicology experts

Our researchers are investigating how pesticides, drugs and other toxic chemicals work. They are determining how humans and animals break down and eliminate toxic substances and are developing new antidotes to poisons.

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Bob Mead

Associate Professor Bob Mead

Plant-derived toxins; biochemistry and molecular biology of disease states

Associate Professor Bob Mead is a metabolic biochemist and toxicologist.

He examines plant-derived toxins and the biochemistry and molecular biology of disease states. He also researches the molecular biology of disease states with hospital-based research teams.

Associate Professor Mead lectures in forensic toxicology, crime scene investigation and biochemistry.

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