About the Author
Dr. Kannan Krishnan, Director of Human Toxicology Research Group (TOXHUM), Université de Montréal, Canada
An expert in pharmacokinetics/toxicokinetics, toxicology of chemical mixtures, computational toxicology, and health risk assessment methods, Dr. Krishnan has been the leader of the risk assessment methodologies theme team of the Canadian Network of Toxicology Centers, member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences' Sub-committee on Acute Exposure Guideline Levels, President of the Risk Assessment Specialty Section of the Society of Toxicology, and advisor for the International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS) of WHO. He is a member of the editorial boards of Toxicological Sciences, International Journal of Toxicology, Journal of Applied Toxicology and Journal of Child Health.
Dr. Melvin E. Andersen, CIIT Centers for Health Research, Research Triangle Park, NC
Dr. Andersen is (1) the Director, Computational Biology Division, (2) Director, LRI-ACC Research Program and (3) Science Advisor, Center for Human Health Assessment at CIIT Centers for Health Research, Research Triangle Park, NC. Between 1971 and 1994, he held positions in toxicology research and research management in the federal government (DoD and US EPA) and in private industry (Chemical Industry Institute of Toxicology). He is recognized for developing short-courses and computer demonstrations in pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic modeling. He has received several awards for professional contributions, is a Fellow of the Academy of Toxicological Sciences and is recognized as a 'highly cited' scientist by the Institute for Scientific Information.