David BrusickConsultant | Bumpass, Virginia
Dr. Brusick is a Past Vice President for Global Toxicology for Covance, Inc, and currently is an independent consultant. Dr. Brusick was awarded his doctoral degree in genetics by Illinois State University in 1970 and held a postdoctoral research position as a National Academy of Sciences research associate at the Food and Drug Administration’s Genetic Toxicology Branch.
Dr. Brusick is past president of the U.S. Environmental Mutagen Society (1978-79) and is adjunct associate professor of microbiology and genetics at Howard University Medical School and George Washington University, respectively. He is the author of over 100 scientific publications, including a textbook, Principles of Genetic Toxicology (Second Edition, 1987) and the editor of the book Methods for Genetic Risk Assessment (1994).
Dr. Brusick was editor of In Vitro Toxicology (1988-1993), a journal of cellular and molecular toxicology and Associate Editor for Toxicological Sciences (1988-present). Dr. Brusick has served as a member of numerous NAS committees and chaired an NASINRC subcommittee on the role of DNA adducts in toxicology testing. He was chairman of the International Commission for the Protection Against Environmental Mutagens and Carcinogens (1991-1997) and a member of the Technology Transfer Committee for the Center for Alternative to Animal Testing at John Hopkins University.
Dr. Brusick is a fellow of the Academy of Toxicological Sciences. His interests include basic and applied research in mutagenic and carcinogenic mechanisms and the application of biotechnology techniques to safety testing method development