2015 SOT Eminent Toxicologist Lecture Series—How Do We Adapt to Chemicals?

Lecturer: Curtis D. Klaassen, PhD, DABT, ATS.

SOT Past President Curt Klaassen, PhD, DABT, ATS, shares his career-spanning search of the answer to “How do we adapt to chemicals?” He covers the emergence of the field of toxicology to present discoveries. The lecture culminates with the major discovery of the Nrf2 pathway’s critical importance to toxicology, its modulation by plant-based compounds, its interactions with numerous genes and its potential as a therapeutic target.