Freedom, Responsibility and Law Program
project is staffed by Mark S. Frankel,
Project Director; Deborah Runkle, Project
Appointed Scientific Experts
New York Avenue, NW
Appointed Scientific Experts was orignially funded by the Leland Fikes Foundation
and the Open Society Institute.
David Eaton, Ph.D.
|David Eaton, a toxicologist, is a professor of environmental
and occupational health sciences and Associate Dean for Research,
in the School of Public Health at the University of Washington. He
is a past President of the Society of Toxicology and currently chairs
the National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council Committee
on Emerging Issues and Data on Environmental Contaminents (sometimes
called the 'toxicogenomics' committee). His general area of research
focuses on how environmental and genetic factors interact in the development
of cancer. Eaton is the Director of teh Center for Ecogenetics and
Environmental Health, an interdisciplinary center that fosters integration
of genomics, toxicology and epidemiology to study 'gene-environment
interactions' for diseases of public health importance.