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Melnick Ronald L.

E-mail: ron.melnick@gmail.com

Dr. Melnick is a Senior Toxicologist and Director of Special Programs in the Environmental Toxicology Program at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), National Institutes of Health, USA. At NIEHS he has been involved in the design, monitoring and interpretation of NTP toxicity and carcinogenesis studies, as well as mechanistic studies to characterize the behavior of environmental carcinogens. Research interests include mechanisms of carcinogenicity of epoxide-forming chemical, dose-response analyses, peroxisome proliferation, alpha2u-globulin nephropathy and mitochondrial toxicity. He spent one year at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy to work on interagency assessments of health risks of environmental agents and on risk assessment research needs in the Federal government.

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