Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology

This postgraduate course introduces the field of developmental and reproductive toxicology (DART) from the viewpoint of a variety of contributing disciplines. Starting from basic reproductive, developmental, endocrine and toxicological concepts, it covers subjects from experimental research to clinical studies and epidemiology. Specific topics include advice on drugs use in pregnancy, the teratology of antiepileptic drugs, folic acid deficiency and neural tube defects, and the classical and still topical DES and Thalidomide cases. Special attention is given to the interpretation of animal reproductive toxicity studies which form the basis for human risk assessment of chemicals.

Course Type: Commercial Courses

Learning Type: In Person

Start Months: 25 November 2024-2nd December 2024

Course Duration: Full Time

Full Time Hours: 1 week

Qualifications Required: No formal qualification

Cost: €330 internal PhD student, €550 external PhD student, €1650 other

Contact details of organiser: Postgraduate Education in Toxicology (PET)

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