Desmond I. Bannon

The United States Army, USA

Desmond I. Bannon was born in Ireland, where he obtained his undergraduate degree in environmental science at Sligo Institute of Technology. After initial work in London in the Urban Pollution Center of Middlesex Polytec, he moved to the USA in 1990, where he worked as an analytical chemist before spending 10 years as Head of the Trace Metals Laboratory at the Kennedy Krieger Institute Childhood Lead Poisoning Clinic in Baltimore, Md, USA. After receiving, his Ph.D. degree at the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, he began working for the U.S. Army Public Health Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground Maryland in 2002, where his current interests include metal toxicology, genomics, metabolism of explosive compounds, mechanistic toxicology, and cancer. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology and a Member of the Society of Toxicology.

Biography Updated on 21 March 2011

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