Unit I Chapter 1. Introduction and historical background Chapter 2. Definitions and scope of toxicology Chapter 3. Classification of poisons/toxicants Chapter 4. Factors affecting toxicity Chapter 5. Natural laws concerning toxicology Chapter 6. Hazard and risk assessment Unit II Chapter 7. Absorption, distribution, and excretion of toxicants Chapter 8. Biotransformation Chapter 9. Principles and basic concepts of toxicokinetics Unit III Chapter 10. Toxicological testing: Genesis Chapter 11. Toxicological testing: In vitro models Chapter 12. Toxicological testing: In vivo systems Chapter 13. Genotoxicity Chapter 14. Preclinical toxicological investigations of pharmaceutical products Chapter 15. Preclinical safety evaluation of biotechnology-derived products Chapter 16. Preclinical regulatory toxicology for biomaterials and medical devices Unit IV Chapter 17. Toxic effects of pesticides (agrochemicals) Chapter 18. Toxic effects of metals Chapter 19. Toxic effects of nonmetallics Chapter 20. Neurotoxic agents Chapter 21. Toxic effects of cardiac poisons Chapter 22. Toxic effects of asphyxiants Chapter 23. Toxic effects of caustics (corrosives) Chapter 24. Drug toxicity, dependence, and abuse Chapter 25. Toxic effects of domestic chemicals Chapter 26. Toxic effects of poisonous plants Chapter 27. Poisonous foods and food poisoning Chapter 28. Poisons of animal origin Chapter 29. Chemical food poisoning Chapter 30. Health effects of radioactive materials Unit V Chapter 31. Basic concepts of forensic toxicology Chapter 32. Applications in toxicology Chapter 33. Clinical toxicology Chapter 34. Treatment of poisoning
Prof. Dr. Gupta is an internationally known toxicologist having 48 years of experience in the field of teaching, research and research management. He has guided many post-graduate students for their thesis work in toxicology and was honored with several National and International Awards including best teachers, best researcher, Alarsin award, Lifetime achievements, and IUTOX-Astra Zeneca Award (USA). To his credit he has several books, book chapters (Elsevier, Academic Press, John Wiley, Merck Manual etc) as well as scientific research publications (550) published in National and International peer reviewed Journals of repute. His contribution in the publication of Indian Veterinary Pharmacopeia is highly praise worthy. He is the founder Editor-in-Chief of a peer reviewed scientific journal Toxicology International , and Book Review Editor, Marcel Dekker, USA; Expert member Consultant and Advisor to WHO, Geneva; Consultant United Nations FAO, Rome; IAEA, Vienna; Founder Academy of Sciences for Animal Welfare; Founder and Past President, Society of Toxicology of India; Adjunct Professor, SRMS; founder director and member nominating committee of International Union of Toxicology; founder President of Society of Toxicology of India, and has held several prominent positions of scientific organizations in India and abroad. In addition to this Dr Gupta has also been biographer in several WHO's WHO from all over the world including Marquis WHOs WHO (USA), IBC (UK) and other leading publications of the World. .At present Dr Gupta is a Director of Toxicology Consultant Group, Patron and Founder President of the Society of Toxicology of India, and President of the Academy of Sciences for Animal Welfare.