UU

Uppsala Universitet

Sweden

Contact person: Per Eriksson

Website: www.uu.se

 

The Department of Environmental Toxicology is a research department at the Evolutionary Biology Center (EBC), and Unit of Biomedical Radiation Sciences (BMS), is a research department at Department of Radiology, Oncology and Radiation Science, both at Uppsala University. Together with Department of Soil and Environment at SLU the respective groups will provide a multidisciplinary research in radiotoxicology. We have been collaborating with Department of Neuroscience, Uppsala University for more than ten years and as a group in radiotoxicology for five years. Whereas the Department of Environmental Toxicology forms a firm base for behavioural and neurotoxicology research, the Unit of Biomedical Radiation Sciences and Department of Soil and Environment is experienced and well equipped for radiobiological as well as molecular biology research. A "neonatal animal model" has been developed to study developmental neurotoxic effects from low-dose exposure to environmental agents and recently also ionizing radiation.