Uni of Hertfordshie/FEMA
Jo Larner originally studied Biochemistry before undertaking an MSc in Pharmaceutical Analysis & Quality Control. After several years working to GLP in CRO’s as a bioanalytical chemist and Study Director, Dr Larner moved into toxicology and consumer product safety assessment undertaking a further MSc in Applied Toxicology.
Specialising in skin, Dr Larner did her PhD in Dermal Toxicology researching mass casualty dermal decontamination of the vesicant chemical warfare agent, sulphur mustard, using the pig as a human surrogate. Dr Larner’s research interests at the University of Hertfordshire’s Research Centre for Topical Drug Delivery and Toxicology include leading comparative skin biology, quantitative bioanalysis, epidermal-dermal dys-adhesion and micro- and macro-imaging technologies for visualising changes and chemical penetration in both in vitro and in vivo dermal models.”