Exposure to environmental toxins is a key issue for those living in rural Georgia. The faculty at MUSM are leading the way in determining the effects of toxins, such as mercury on the functioning of the kidneys, as well as how toxins impact those with chronic kidney disease.

Funding Organizations

  • National Institute on Environmental Health Sciences

Toxicology Research Faculty

  • Christy Bridges

    Christy Bridges


    Dr. Bridges’ laboratory studies the transport and toxicity of mercury.
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