Martyn Smith

Martyn Smith

Title
Professor of Toxicology and Kaiser Professor of Cancer Epidemiology
Department
School of Public Health
Phone
(510) 642-8770
Fax
(510) 642-0427
Research Expertise and Interest
cancer, genomics, toxicology, molecular epidemiology, exposome, leukemia, lymphoma, breast cancer, carcinogenesis
Research Description

Research interests include: The causes of chronic diseases including leukemia, lymphoma, diabetes and breast cancer. Metabolism and toxicity of benzene. Applying "-omic" technologies to develop biomarkers of exposure, early effect and susceptibility in humans. Computational toxicology and the key characteristics approach to risk assessment.

In the News

July 30, 2020

Science, uninterrupted: Will COVID-19 mark the end of scientific publishing as we know it?

Under the pressure of a global health crisis, the argument for open access has sunk in. Following calls from the World Health Organization and government leaders, over 150 publishers, companies, and research institutions have agreed to temporarily make all content related to COVID-19 free to read, ensuring efforts to understand the virus can go forth undeterred.

In the News

July 30, 2020

Science, uninterrupted: Will COVID-19 mark the end of scientific publishing as we know it?

Under the pressure of a global health crisis, the argument for open access has sunk in. Following calls from the World Health Organization and government leaders, over 150 publishers, companies, and research institutions have agreed to temporarily make all content related to COVID-19 free to read, ensuring efforts to understand the virus can go forth undeterred.
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