Course: Public Health Toxicology
There is no required text. However, there are assigned readings for each lecture that are accessed through e-reserves.
Excellent reference texts for those who want more detailed information are:
- Casarett and Doull’s Essentials of Toxicology, 8th (or earlier) edition, C.D. Klaassen and J.B. Watkins III, eds. McGraw Hill Medical, NY, 2013.
- Principles and Methods of Toxicology. Fifth Edition. A. Wallace Hayes (ed). CRC Press, Boca Ratan, 2008. (Older editions also contain basic information that may be helpful.)
|Lecture 1||Introduction to Basic Principles||Chap1, pgs 1-3; Chap 2, pp 5-7; Chap 3, pp 21-44|
|Lecture 2||Toxicokinetics: Absorption, Distribution, Excretion||Chap 5, pgs57-68; Chap 19, pp 269-270|
|Lecture 3||Toxicokinetics : Biotransformation||Chap 6, pp 71-72, 86-87,89,95,96|
|Lecture 4||Testing, dose response, risk assessment||
Chapter 2, pp 9-17, Chapter 4, Chapter 8, pp 117-118
|Lecture 5||Environmental carcinogenesis||Chapters 8 & 9, pp 123-129, 132-133 (human population monitoring)|
|Lecture 6||Biomarkers of exposure, effect and susceptibility factors||Chapter 24, pp 338|
|Lecture 7||Approaches to primary and secondary prevention in toxicology||Chapter 3, pp 22-24|