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Lucio G Costa
Professor, Dept. of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
University of Washington, USA
Dr. Lucio G. Costa is Professor of Toxicology at the University of Washington in Seattle and Professor of Pharmacology/Toxicology at the University of Parma Medical School. He received a doctorate in Pharmacology from the University of Milano in 1977, and was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Texas at Houston. He is a member of several national and international professional organizations, a Fellow of the Academy of Toxicological Sciences, and a European Certified Toxicologist. He received various award for his scientific accomplishments, including the Achievement Award from the Society of Toxicology. He serves in various editorial capacities for several toxicology journals, and is an active manuscript and grant reviewer. Dr. Costa has been the member of dozens of panels and committees at the national and international level dealing with toxicology and risk assessment issues. He has chaired and/or organized symposia at dozens of scientific meetings in the United States and internationally. He has been teaching classes in the area of toxicology, neurotoxicology and pharmacology to graduate and medical students for 30 years. He keeps an active research program in the area of neurotoxicology, with over 400 publications, books and book chapters.
Neurotoxicology, pesticides, brominated flame retardants, oxidative stress, diesel exhaust neurotoxicity.