Dr Kelly BéruBé

Dr BéruBé is Director of the Lung and Particle Research Group at the School of Biosciences, Cardiff University. 

With a background in electron microscopy and lung toxicology, she has built an international reputation in the field air pollution and human health and holds numerous appointments in the USA and UK on funding bodies, advisory councils, professional societies and journal editorial boards that focus on environmental health.

Dr BéruBé’s research has been recognised with a number of awards, including the Institute for Science & Health (USA) ‘Scientific Merit Award 2006’ for toxicogenomics of inhaled xenobiotics and the honour of being the British Toxicology Society ‘Australasia Visitor 2006’ to conduct a coast-to-coast lecture tour on nano-toxicology.

Current work on ‘human tissue equivalents of respiratory epithelia’, as viable in vitro alternatives for in vivo inhalation toxicology, was awarded the UK NC3Rs ‘Replacement Prize’ in 20007 and 2012 and the Cardiff University ‘Science & Technology Innovation Prizes in 2007 and 2010.