Toxics — Editors

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Toxics Editorial Office
MDPI AG, St. Alban-Anlage 66, 4052 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +41 61 683 77 34; Fax: +41 61 302 89 18
Ms. Natasha Liu
Managing Editor
MDPI Haidian Office, Aerospace Cooperation Building, 8th Floor, No.99 Zhongguancun East Road, Beijing 100190, China
Tel. +86 10 6280 0830

Martyn Rittman
Publishing Manager
MDPI AG, St. Alban-Anlage 66, CH-4052 Basel, Switzerland


Prof. Dr. David Bellinger
Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Interests: children; epidemiology; metals; brain
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Editorial Board

Dr. Stacey Anderson
Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Road, Mailstop 4020, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
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Interests: immune suppression, chemical adjuvancy, adjuvancyhypersensitivity, cytokines, allergy/asthma, microRNA chemical sensitization
Prof. Dr. Pierre-Marie Badot
Chrono-environment Laboratory, CNRS - University of Franche-Comté, Place Leclerc, F-25030 Besançon cedex, France
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Interests: environmental contaminants, food safety, water, soil, radionuclides, heavy metals, POPs
Dr. Roberta Bettinetti
Department of Theoretical and Applied Sciences, University of Insubria, Via Dunant 3, Varese, Italy
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Interests: Applied ecology to the environmental contamination, freshwater environments in particular. Ecotoxicology: trophic interactions in aquatic ecosystems with particular attention to bioaccumulation; use of bioindicators and ecotoxicological tests as instruments of "early warning" for the chemical risk assessment for aquatic food webs and for human consumption; effects of climate change on the bioavailability of contaminants in aquatic environments. Limnology: limnological assessment of lakes through the use of paleolimnological indicators; study of the trophic relationships between the levels of lake food webs with stable isotopes of carbon and nitrogen analyses
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Ecotoxicology of Freshwater Environments
Prof. Dr. Eva Cecilie Bonefeld-Jørgensen
Centre for Arctic Health & Unit of Cellular and Molecular Toxicology, Department of Public Health, Build. 1260, Bartholin Allé 2, University of Aarhus, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
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Interests: persistent organic pollutants; endocrine disrupters; environmental contaminants, birth cohorts, fetal development and children health; public health; biological mechanisms of chemical toxicants; pesticides
Prof. Dr. Pau-Chung Chen
Institute of Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene, National Taiwan University College of Public Health, Room 733, 17 Syujhou Road, Taipei 10055, Taiwan
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Interests: endocrine disruptive chemicals; metals; volatile organic compounds; pesticides; epidemiology; reproductive and developmental toxicity
Prof. Dr. Claudio Colosio
Department of Health Sciences of the University of Milan and International Centre for Rural Health of the University Hospital San Paolo, Milano, Italy. Via San Vigilio 43, 20142 Milano, Italy
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Interests: occupational toxicology; biological monitoring of occupational and environmental exposure to xenobiotics; rural health
Prof. Dr. Daniel G. Cyr
Centre Institut Armand-Frappier, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS), University of Quebec, 531 boulevard des Prairies, Laval, Quebec, Canada
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Interests: male infertility, cell-cell interaction, epididymis, testis, sperm maturation, thyroid hormones. mammals, fish
Dr. James Devillers
CTIS, 3 Chemin de la Gravière, 69140 Rillieux La Pape, France
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Interests: QSAR; QSPR; Toxicology modeling; Pesticides; Biocides; endocrine disruption; vector control
Prof. Dr. Jose L. Domingo
Laboratory of Toxicology and Environmental Health, School of Medicine, IISPV, Universitat “Rovira i Virgili”, Sant Llorens 21, 43201, Reus, Catalonia, Spain
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Interests: human health risks; risk assessment; chemical contaminants; persistent organic pollutants; metals
Dr. François Gagné
Emerging Methods, Aquatic Contaminant Research Division, Environment Canada, 105 McGill, Montréal, Québec, H2Y 2E7, Canada
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Interests: neuro-endocrine disrupters; xenobiotic biotransformation; DNA metabolism; oxidative stress; complex mixtures (wastewaters; transcriptommics; metabolomics and metallomics; nanotoxicology and emerging compounds
Prof. Dr. Antonio J. García-Fernández
Area of Toxicology, Department of Sociosanitary Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Murcia, Espinardo Campus 30100, Murcia, Spain
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Interests: biomonitoring of chemicals and contaminants in wildlife; wildlife toxicology; ecotoxicology; food safety; persistent organic pollutants; metals; pharmaceuticals in the environment; endocrine disrupters; In Vitro mechanisms of toxicity; risk assessment
Dr. Crispin J. Halsall
Reader in Environmental Organic Chemistry, Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YQ, UK
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Interests: persistent chemicals; pollution of remote environments; chemical transformation & fate
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Sources, Impacts and the Ultimate Fate of Long-lived Organic Chemicals in the Environment
Prof. Dr. Roy M. Harrison
Division of Environmental Health & Risk Management, School of Geography, Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
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Interests: air pollution; aerosol science; particulate matter; environmental health
Prof. Dr. Robert Hurt
School of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
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Interests: nanotoxicology; nanotechnology and environmental health; safe material design; chemical and biochemical transformations of materials; fate and transport of heavy metals and carbon materials; capture technologies
Prof. Dr. Hartmut W. Jaeschke
Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology & Therapeutics, College of Medicine, The University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd MS 1018 Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
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Interests: drug hepatotoxicity; chemical hepatotoxicity; acetaminophen; idiosyncratic toxicity; inflammatory liver injury
Prof. Dr. Hiroyuki Kojima
Hokkaido Institute of Public Health, Kita-19, Nishi-12, Kita-ku, Sapporo 060-0819, Japan
Interests: cell-based assay; endocrine disrupters; environmental contaminants; immunotoxicology; nuclear receptors
Dr. Dirk W. Lachenmeier
Chemical and Veterinary Investigation Agency Karlsruhe, Weissenburger Strasse 3, 76187 Karlsruhe, Germany
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Interests: food toxicology; regulatory toxicology; food safety; epidemiology; risk assessment; chemical contaminants; cancer; alcoholic beverages; ethanol; acetaldehyde; thujone; formaldehyde; furan
Prof. Dr. Pamela Lein
Department of Molecular Biosciences, University of California-Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine, 2009 VM3B, 1089 Veterinary Medicine Drive Davis, CA 95616, USA
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Interests: neurotoxicology; developmental neurotoxicology; neuroprotection; neurodevelopmental disorders; asthma; organophosphorus anticholinesterases; halogenated persistent organic pollutants; neuroimmune interactions; gene x environment interactions; neuronal connectivity; synaptic plasticity; alternative methods
Dr. Pim E. G. Leonards
Institute for Environmental Studies, VU University, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Interests: environmental and analytical chemistry; chromatography/mass spectrometry; ecotoxicology; wildlife toxicology; metabolomics; analysis of emerging chemicals; combining chemical with biological analysis; risk assessment
Dr. Richard E. Lizotte, Jr.
Water Quality and Ecology Research Unit, National Sedimentation Laboratory, USDA-ARS, 598 McElroy Drive, Oxford, MS 38655, USA
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Interests: aquatic toxicology; environmental distribution of contaminants; conservation practices; pesticides; nutrients
Prof. Dr. Roberto Lucchini
Department of Preventive Medicine, Division of Occupational Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, One Gustave L. Levy Place, Box 1057, New York, NY 10029-6574, USA
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Interests: metals, manganese, lead, mercury, neurotoxicology, occupational and environmental exposure, neurodegenerative diseases
Dr. Martí Nadal
Laboratory of Toxicology and Environmental Health, School of Medicine, IISPV, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Sant Llorenç 21, 43201 Reus, Catalonia, Spain
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Interests: human health risk assessment; chemical mixtures; emerging pollutants; ecotoxicology; biomonitoring
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Special Issue: Risk Assessment of Environmental Contaminants
Prof. Dr. Pei-Yuan Qian
Division of Life Sciences, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
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Interests: larval omics; marine molecular ecology; microbial ecology; marine natural products; biofouling and antifouling; marine invertebrates
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Special Issue: Antifouling Marine Natural Products
Prof. Dr. Jason R. Richardson
Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Resident Member, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, 170 Frelinghuysen Road, EOHSI 340, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
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Interests: pesticides; developmental neurotoxicity; neurodegenerative diseases; epigenetics; ADHD
Prof. Dr. Matthew K. Ross
Department of Basic Sciences, Center for Environmental Health Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, P.O. Box 6100, Mississippi State, MS 39762-6100, USA
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Interests: pesticide and drug metabolism; atherosclerosis; macrophages; liver injury; endocannabinoids; eicosanoids; lipidomics
Prof. Dr. James Jay Schauer
University Wisconsin, Environ Chem & Technol Program, 660 N Pk St, Madison, WI 53706, USA
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Interests: atmospheric chemistry; source apportionment; measurement of atmospheric pollutants; measurement of air pollution source emissions; atmospheric aerosols; atmospheric mercury; trace metals in the environment and redox cycling of metals; air quality in developing and underdeveloped nations
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Exposure to Airborne Toxics in Biological Populations and Implications for Health
Prof. Dr. Aristidis Tsatsakis
Department of Forensic Sciences & Toxicology, Faculty Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
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Interests: pesticides and other biocides; persistent organic pollutants; endocrine disrupting chemicals
Prof. Dr. Marco Vighi
IMDEA Water Institute, Ecotoxicology Research Group, Avenida Punto Com, nº 2. 28805 Alcalá de Henares (Madrid), Spain
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Interests: ecotoxicology; ecological risk assessment; persistent organic pollutants; effects of mixtures on ecosystems
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Special Issue: Effects of Mixtures on Ecosystems
Prof. Dr. David R. Wallace
Oklahoma State University, Center for Health Sciences, 1111 West 17th Street, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74107-1898, USA
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Interests: environmental toxins; heavy metals; pesticides; developmental neurotoxicity; neurochemical and cellular mechanisms of toxicity
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Special Issue: Developmental Neurotoxicology
Topical Collection: Xenobiotics in Developmental Neurotoxicity
Dr. Cheng Wang
Division of Neurotoxicology, National Center for Toxicological Research, US Food and Drug Administration, 3900 NCTR Road, Jefferson, AR, 72079, USA
Interests: neural toxicity, anesthetics, pharmacology, systems biology, neural stem cells, development
Prof. Dr. Thomas Webster
Department of Chemical Engineering, 313 Snell Engineering Center, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115-5000, USA
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Interests: protein and cell interactions; orthopedics; ceramics; metals; polymers; nanoparticles
Prof. Dr. Xifeng Wu
Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
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Interests: cancer epidemiology; risk assessment; risk prediction; biomarkers
Prof. Dr. Jan Yperman
Research Group of Applied and Analytical Chemistry, Hasselt University, Diepenbeek B-3590, Belgium
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Interests: sulfur and coal, pyrolysis, adsorption of organic and inorganic pollutants, char as adsorbent and as soil amendment, activated carbon
Prof. Dr. Barbara Zielinska
Desert Research Institute, Division of Atmospheric Sciences, 2215 Raggio Parkway, Reno, NV 89512, USA
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Interests: air toxics; organic air pollutants; volatile and semi-volatile organic compounds; organic pollutant analysis
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Special Issue: Air Toxics

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