Ernest Hodgson 2017-09-04T12:20:30+00:00

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Office Address
Applied Ecology
126 David Clark Labs
NC State University
Raleigh, NC 27695

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Ernest Hodgson

Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Environmental and Molecular Toxicology
Executive Director, Foundation for Agromedicine and Toxicology


1960 – Ph. D., Oregon State University
1959 – 1961 – Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Wisconsin

Research, Education and Outreach Interests

Research – metabolism of toxicants in human liver. Utilizing information from experiments with human hepatocytes and sub-cellular preparations in risk analysis. Microarray and RNAseq studies of human metabolism of agrochemicals, chemicals of forensic importance and deployment-related chemicals.

Education – Textbook editing and writing (see publications). Dictionary of Toxicology.

Outreach – North Carolina Institute for Agromedicine – Dictionary of Agromedicine etc.

Web Resources

Recent Publications

Croom E.L., Stevens, J.C., Hines, R. N., Wallace, A. D., Hodgson, E. Human hepatic CYP2B6 developmental expression: the impact of age and genotype. Biochem. Pharmacol. 78: 184-190.(2009).

Croom E. L., Wallace Andrew D., Hodgson E. Human variation in CYP-specific chlorpyrifos metabolism.Toxicol. 276: 184-191. (2010).

Joo, H., Choi, K. and Hodgson, E. Human metabolism of atrazine. Pestic. Biochem. Physiol. 98: 73-79. (2010).

Hodgson, E. and Wallace, A. D. (2012). Human metabolic interactions of pesticides: inhibition, induction and activation. in American Chemical Society Symposium Series. (2012).

Smart, R. C and Hodgson, E. (Editors and Contributing Authors) Molecular and Biochemical Toxicology, 4th edition. John Wiley and Sons. [re-titled from Introduction to Biochemical Toxicology] (2008). 5th edition in press, 2016.

Hodgson, E. (Editor and Contributing Author) A Textbook of Modern Toxicology, 4th edition. John Wiley and Sons. (2010).

Hodgson, E. Associate Editor and Contributing Author. Handbook of Pesticide Toxicology. Elsevier. (2010).

Hodgson, E. Editor and Principle Author. Pesticide Biotransformation and Disposition. Elsevier (2012).

Hodgson, E. Editor and Principle Author. Toxicology and Human Environments. Elsevier. (2012).

Mitchell, R. D., Dhammi, A., Wallace, A., Hodgson, E. and Roe, R. M. Impact of Environmental Chemicals on the Transcriptome of Primary Human Hepatocytes: Potential for Health Effects. J. Biochem. Mol. Toxicol. 30: 375-395 (2016).