Kendall B. Wallace, PhD

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Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences
Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs, Univerity of Minnesota Duluth

Kendall Wallace, PhD, a professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Minnesota Medical School in Duluth, is a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology and Fellow of the Academy of Toxicological Sciences, having served as president of both certifying bodies. His research focuses on mechanisms through which foreign chemicals, including drugs and industrial and environmental pollutants, interfere with mitochondrial metabolism to bring about various metabolic diseases. Agents being investigated include anticancer and anti-AIDs drugs along with perfluorinated chemicals. Dr. Wallace is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Toxicology. Dr. Wallace has participated on numerous scientific advisory panels including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Justice on behalf of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Food and Drug Administration, and the Health and Environmental Sciences Institute; he has also provided expert consultation for a number of pharmaceutical and food production companies. Dr. Wallace is the founding Director of the University of Minnesota Ph.D. graduate program in Toxicology.