Bruce Stanton, Ph.D., is a Dartmouth College Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, and Physiology and Neurobiology. He directs the Dartmouth Toxic Metals Superfund Research Program Center, the Lung Biology Center, and the Center for Environmental Health Sciences. His scientific interests include the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying genetic diseases and how environmental toxins, including arsenic, affect disease progression and outcome. Stanton received his B.S. from the University of Maine and his Ph.D. from Yale University. Stanton has co-written and co-edited several textbooks including Renal Physiology, now in its 5th edition, and Physiology, now in its 6th edition. He was named Andrew C. Vail Distinguished Professor in 2010.