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Welcome to PSR's Environmental Health Policy Institute, where we ask questions -- then we ask the experts to answer them. Join us as physicians, health professionals, and environmental health experts share their ideas, inspiration, and analysis about toxic chemicals and environmental health policy.

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Robert E. Oswald, PhD

Dr. Robert Oswald is a Professor of Molecular Medicine at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY.

Dr. Oswald received his PhD from Vanderbilt University in Biochemistry studying the effects of toxins on proteins in the central nervous system. He did postdoctoral studies as a Muscular Dystrophy and Collège de France Fellow at the Institut Pasteur in Paris before joining the faculty of Cornell University in 1981. While on sabbatical leave from Cornell, he was a Fulbright Fellow at the University of Oxford (1988-1989) and a Guggenheim Fellow at Harvard Medical School (1994-1995). Dr. Oswald is currently a Professor of Molecular Medicine in the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine and a Faculty Fellow of the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future. His work on the effects of drugs and toxins on the structure and function of central nervous system proteins has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the American Cancer Society. He is currently director of the Molecular Biophysics Training Program at Cornell. Dr. Oswald has served on numerous review panels for the National Institutes of Health and is on the editorial board of Molecular Pharmacology and the Journal of Biological Chemistry

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