FOOD AND DRUG TOXICOLOGY RESEARCH CENTRE

HYDERABAD - 500007


(Established in 1978)

  FOOD AND DRUG TOXICOLOGY       RESEARCH CENTRE

Publications

Website :  http://www.ninindia.org/fdtrc.htm
Scope of Activities:

  • To investigate food borne disease outbreaks and to identify the causative factor(s)
  • Surveillance and monitoring of environmental contaminants
  • Detection of newer adulterants/ toxicants in foods
  • To develop analytical methods for detection of adulterants/ toxicants
  • To evaluate basic molecular mechanisms of toxins and develop appropriate bio-markers
  • To study drug nutrient interactions particularly with reference to drug metabolism and toxicity.
  • To investigate aetiopathogenesis of chronic diseases like cancer, cardiovascular diseases and diabetes and identify their risk factors
  • To evaluate and identify naturally occurring food ingredients which are rich in antioxidants, hypoglycemic, hypolipidemic and cancer prevention properties
  • To develop bio-markers to study environmental toxicity


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