Amitava Dasgupta, Ph.D., is a toxicologist whose research interests include addressing misconceptions about herbal supplements. He has published 198 papers in peer-reviewed journals and has written three consumer health books. In addition, he has written two reference books on toxicology and edited or co-edited another 10 reference books. In 2009, he received the Irvine Sunshine Award from the International Association of Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Clinical Toxicology for his outstanding contributions in clinical toxicology research.
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