- Environmental neurotoxicant exposures and their links to Neurodegenerative Disorders
- Prion Diseases (emphasis on Mad Cow disease)
- Characterize neurotoxins of parasitic worms for application as parasiticides
Iowa State University recently established the Iowa Center for Advanced Neurotoxicology (ICAN) in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University. Neurotoxicology bridges the scientific fields of toxicology and neuroscience and plays a key role in the health of humans and animals. Neurotoxicology has a tremendous impact on human and animal health industries, the economy, and the environment.
ICAN has three major goals: