Theme III Co-Lead
UK Health Security Agency
Dr Martin Leonard obtained his PhD in Pharmacology in 2000 from University College Dublin, Ireland. He has over 15 years’ experience as a toxicologist focussed to developing and improving on models and methods for assessment of toxicological hazard, including in vivo approaches, high content omics technology and iPSC in vitro models of the airway. He is a European registered toxicologist and currently holds a position as principal toxicologist at UK Health Security Agency directing research into the mechanisms of chemical, particulate and allergen hazard associated with asthma and allergic airway disease. Martin has published extensively in the fields of toxicology, cell biology and Immunology.
Theme 3 Project 3: The role of the AhR in Asthma
Theme 3 Project 5: Improved in vitro systems for evaluating and comparing inhalation toxicity of air pollutions including NO2 and PM2.5
Theme 3 Project 6: Use of improved in vitro systems to evaluate the mechanisms of toxicity and their relative significance