Toxicants, Toxins and the Nervous System

Lucio G Costa, PhD, discusses toxicants, toxins and the nervous system. In this lecture he will cover what is considered a toxin, neurological manifestations, how a developing nervous system reacts to neurotoxic insults, and how neurotoxic chemicals contribute to neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative disorders. 

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Lucio Costa, PharmD.

Lucio Costa, PharmD

Professor, Env. and Occ. Health Sciences (Primary department) The general area of research in Dr. Costa's laboratory is neurotoxicology. Neurotoxic substances may play a role in neurodevelopmental disorders, and in neurological, ...

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