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History of Toxicology at URMC

faculty photoThe University of Rochester has a long history as an internationally recognized center for research and training in toxicology. The genesis of toxicology at Rochester can be traced back to World War II when the Manhattan Project sponsored critical studies on health problems associated with atomic energy and weapons production.

To read more about the history of the Toxicology program, please read Toxicology at the University of Rochester: From the Manhattan Project to the Environmental Basis of Human Diseases, by Ballatori, Laties, and Gasiewicz.