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Susan L Schantz
Director, Neuroscience Program
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- PhD, University of Wisconsin
- BA, University of Wisconsin
- Poon, E., Monaikul, S., Kostyniak, PJ, Chi, LH, Schantz, SL and Sable, HJ. (2013) Developmental exposure to polychlorinated bihphenyls reduces amphetamine behavioral sensitization in Long Evans Rats. Neurotoxicology and Teratology 38:6-12.
Neese, S.L., Bandara, S.B.., Doerge, D.R., Woodling, K.A., Andrade, J.E., Helferich, W.G., Korol, D.L., Schantz, S.L. (2012). Effects of multiple daily genistein doses on executive function in middle-aged rats. Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 34, 187-195.
- Paule, M.G., Green, L., Myerson, J., Alvarado, M., Bachevalier, J., Schneider, J.S. and Schantz, S.L. (2012) Behavioral toxicology of cognition: Extrapolation from experimental animal models to humans. Neurotoxicology and Teratology; 34:263-73.
Poon E, Powers BE, McAlonan RM, Ferguson DC, and Schantz, SL (2011) Effects of developmental exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and/or polybrominated diphenyl ethers on cochlear function. Toxicological Sciences, 124, 161-168.
- Eubig, P.A., Aguiar, A. and Schantz, S.L. (2010) Lead and PCBs as risk factors for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Environmental Health Perspectives, 118:1654-67.
- Novel Methods to Assess the Impact of Chemicals on Child Development; a Children's Environmental Health Research Center; Role: Director of the Center and co-PI of Project 1; Funded by NIEHS and USEPA.
- Botanical Estrogens: Mechanisms, Dose and Target Tissue; a Botanical Research Center; Role: Associate Director of the Center and PI of Project 3; Funded by NCCAM, NCI and ODS.
- PCBs, PBDEs, Hearing Loss and Attention/Impulsivity: Mechanistic Studies in Animal Models; Role: PI; Funded by NIEHS.
- Effects of PCBs and PBDEs on Three Components of Response Inhibition; K08 grant awarded to Paul Eubig; Role: Mentor; Funded by NIEHS.
- Research Training Program in Environmental Toxicology; Role: Director; Funded by: NIEHS.
- Society of Toxicology
- Society for Neuroscience
- Neurobehavioral Teratology Society
Schantz's human research involves looking for correlations between exposure and outcomes. "We always have a range of exposure in a population, and that helps us see if people with higher exposure have more adverse outcomes than people with lower exposure."