Toxics — Journal Editorial Boards


Prof. Dr. Alistair Boxall *
Environment Department, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
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Interests: pharmaceuticals, veterinary medicines, engineered nanoparticles, exposure modelling, environmental risk assessment, bioaccummulation
* Section Risk Assessment and Risk Management
Prof. Dr. Kyungho Choi *
Associate Editor
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Graduate School of Public Health, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
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Interests: Endocrine Disruption, Thyroid Hormones, Reproduction, Ecotoxicology, Persistent Organic Pollutants, Phenolics, Personal Care Products
* Section Toxicology and Public Health
Assoc. Prof. Sally Gaw
Associate Editor
School of Physical and Chemical Sciences, University of Canterbury, Christchurch 8140, Private Bag 4800, New Zealand
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Interests: trace elements, emerging contaminants, personal care products, marine, microplastics
Prof. Dr. Paul Van den Brink
Associate Editor
Wageningen University and Research, P.O. Box 47, 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands
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Interests: aquatic ecosystems, ecotoxicology, stress ecology, microcosm, mesocosm, pesticides, pharmaceuticals, personal and home care products, ecological modelling, monitoring, tropics
Prof. Dr. David Bellinger
Founding Editor-in-Chief
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

Prof. 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. Emilio Benfenati
Laboratory of Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche “Mario Negri", 19 Via La Masa, Milan I-20156, Italy
Interests: toxicity evaluation; in silico models; QSAR; prioritization
Dr. Roberta Bettinetti
Department of Theoretical and Applied Sciences, University of Insubria, Via Valleggio 11, 22100 Como, and Via JH Dunant 3, 21100 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 in Environments: 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. Wayne Briner
Department of Psychology, Ashford University, 8620 Spectrum Center Blvd, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
Interests: neurotoxicology; heavy metals; teratology; behavioral teratology
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Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Heavy Metals and Health
Topical Collection in Toxics: Heavy Metals Toxicology
Dr. Michael Caudle
Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd., NE, Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 2033, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Interests: Pesticides; Persistent Organic Pollutants; Metals; Neurotoxicity; Neurotransmitter; Synapse; Dopamine; Parkinson disease; Autism Spectrum Disorder; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Prof. Dr. Claudio Colosio
Department of Health Sciences of the University of Milan and International Centre for Rural Health of the San Paolo University Hospital, Via San Vigilio 43, Milan 20142, Italy
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Interests: occupational toxicology; biological monitoring of occupational and environmental exposure to xenobiotics; rural health
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
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
Department of Toxicology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Murcia, Campus de Espinardo, 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
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 in Toxics: 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, RI 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, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, 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
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 in Toxics: Risk Assessment of Environmental Contaminants
Prof. João Fernando Pereira Gomes
ISEL – Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, R. Conselheiro Emídio Navarro, 1959-007 Lisboa, Portugal
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Interests: nanotoxicology; exposure assessment; clean air; air pollution abatement; nanoparticles; pollution monitoring
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
Center for Environmental Health Sciences, Department of Basic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, P.O. Box 6100, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
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Interests: pesticide and drug metabolism; atherosclerosis; macrophages; liver injury; endocannabinoids; eicosanoids; lipidomics
Prof. Dr. Robert L. Tanguay
Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331-4003, USA
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Interests: Zebrafish, Developmental Toxicology, Systems Toxicology, Neurotoxic ology, Nanotoxicology
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Nanomaterials: Nanotoxicology
Special Issue in Nanomaterials: Advancements in Nanotoxicology
Special Issue in Toxics: Zebrafish as a Model for Assessing Chemical Toxicity
Prof. Teresa D. Tetley
Lung Cell Biology, Division of Airway Disease, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, SW3 6LY, UK
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Interests: mechanisms of pulmonary inflammation and lung disease; inhalation toxicology; cardiovascular effects; airborne particles—ambient particulate air pollution and engineered nanoparticles; asbestos; cigarette smoke; microbial infection; every day and occupational exposure; bioreactivity, immunology and toxicity; cell death pathways; particle uptake and translocation; oxidative stress; TLR activation; pro-inflammatory events
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Special Issue in Toxics: Health Effects of Airborne Particles, Gases and Aerosols: Current and Future Perspectives
Prof. Dr. Aristidis Tsatsakis
Department of Forensic Sciences and Toxicology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion 71003, Greece
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Interests: pesticides and other biocides; persistent organic pollutants; endocrine disrupting chemicals
Prof. Dr. Marco Vighi
Ecotoxicology Research Group, IMDEA Water Institute, 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 in Toxics: Effects of Mixtures on Ecosystems
Prof. David R. Wallace
Department of Pharmacology & Physiology, Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, 1111 West 17th Street, Tulsa, OK 74107-1898, USA
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Interests: heavy metals and development of cancer; cadmium as an underlying factor in obesity and diabetes; heavy metals and changes in neural function altering addiction; mechanisms of metal and pesticide cellular actions
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Special Issue in Toxics: Developmental Neurotoxicology
Topical Collection in Toxics: Xenobiotics in Developmental Neurotoxicity
Special Issue in Metals: Studies on Heavy Metals and Health
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Studies on Heavy Metals and Health
Special Issue in Biomedicines: Neurotoxicity: Mechanisms and Potential Therapeutic Strategies
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. 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
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