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Prof. Lawrence Lash Wayne State University School of Medicine, USA

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Biography

Lawrence Lash is Professor and Associate Chair of Pharmacology at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan, USA, where he has been on the faculty since 1988. He received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Emory University in 1985, working on thiol oxidation and transport under the direction of... read moreDean P. Jones. After a postdoctoral fellowship under the direction of M.W. Anders at the University of Rochester, where he studied the enzymology and toxicity of nephrotoxic halogenated solvents, he moved to Wayne State. Since 1988, his research has focused on studying various aspects of metabolism, transport, and disease models that influence susceptibility to chemically induced kidney injury. He has published more than 110 peer-reviewed manuscripts, more than 60 reviews and book chapters, has advised the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Research Council, National Institutes of Health, and International Agency for Research on Cancer, is Editor-in-Chief of Toxicology Reports, and is an Associate Editor for three prominent journals in the fields of pharmacology and toxicology.