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

Funding Organizations

  • National Institute on Environmental Health Sciences

Toxicology Research Faculty

  • Christy Bridges

    Christy Bridges, PhD


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