J. Charles Eldridge, PhD

J. Charles Eldridge, PhD - Activities and Service in Research

Research Consultations


1986-1988Project Reviewer (ad hoc), North Carolina Governor's Program on Applied Technology
1987-dateConsultant (ad hoc), reproductive and endocrine toxicology, Syngenta Crop Protection (and predecessor corporations)
1990-1993Consultant for reproductive and endocrine toxicology, E.I. DuPont Agriculture, Inc.
1992 Project Reviewer (ad hoc), National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
1992-1995Task Force on Mammary Tumor Research Models, Risk Science Division, International Life Sciences Institute, Washington, DC
1993      Project Reviewer (ad hoc), National Center for Research Resources, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
1994-2001Expert Consensus Panel on Mechanisms of Mammary Carcinogenesis of the Chlorotriazine Herbicides, Novartis Crop Protection, Inc.
1995-dateWake Forest University Alternate Delegate, United States Pharmacopoea
1997-dateProject Reviewer (ad hoc), National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, US Environmental Protection Agency
1999-2002Consultant for reproductive and endocrine toxicology, Griffin Chemicals LLC
2001-2006Expert Consensus Panel on Endocrine Disruptor Mechanisms of the Chlorotriazine Herbicides, Syngenta Crop Protection
2001-2005    Member, Endocrine Disruptor Methods Validation Subcommittee, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC
2007-dateMember (ad hoc), FIFRA Science Advisory Panel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC


Professional Memberships 


1967-1981American Association for the Advancement of Science
1974-1994American Society for Reproductive Medicine
1975-dateThe Endocrine Society (emeritus)
1975-dateSociety for the Study of Reproduction (emeritus)
1976-1984American Society for Andrology
1986-dateSociety for Neuroscience (emeritus)
1993-2003International Society for the Study of Xenobiotics
2002-dateSociety of Sigma Xi


Extramural Funding History – Lab Research 


1976-1978NIH Research Grant R01-DA-00041: "Phenobarbital Effects on the Developing Brain” J.W. Zemp, Principal Investigator (Co-Investigator)
1982-1985NIH Research Grant R01-AM-31262: "Adrenocortical Function in Chronic Disease J.R. Lymangrover, Principal Investigator (Co-Investigator)
1984-1987NIH Program Project P01-AG-04207: "Stress and Aging", A. Brodish, Program Director Project 06 - "Stress enhancement of reproductive senescence in Fischer-344 female rats" (Principal Investigator) Core C - "Hormone assay laboratory" (Core Director)
1987-1992NIH Research Grant R01-DA-03637: "Long-Term Effect of Delta-9-THC on BrainStructure” P.W. Landfield, Principal Investigator (Co-Investigator)
1988-2005CIBA-Novartis-Syngenta AG Research Award: "Reproductive and Endocrine Activity of Triazine Herbicides" J.C. Eldridge, Principal Investigator
1990-1992DuPont - Ciba Research Contract: "Mechanism of Triazine-Mediated Mammary Tumor Development” J.C. Eldridge, Principal Investigator
1991-1994    NIH Research Grant R01-DA-06218: "Cannabinoid Interactions with Brain Corticosteroid Receptors" J.C. Eldridge, Principal Investigator
1991-1994NIH Center Grant P50-DA-06634: "Center for Neurobiological Investigation of Drug Abuse", J.E. Smith, Center Director Core C - "Microdialysis, Neurochemistry, Neuroendocrinology" (Core Co-Director)
1992-1997NIH Training Grant T32-DA-07246: "The Neuroscience of Drug Abuse Training Program" S.R. Childers, Program Director (Associate Faculty)
1993-1997NIH Research Grant R01-AG-07764: “Biomarkers of Brain Aging in the Rat Hippocampus" P.W. Landfield, Principal Investigator, Subcontract with University of Kentucky  (Co-Investigator)
1994-1998NIH Center Grant P50-DA-06634: "Center for Neurobiological Investigation of Drug Abuse", J.E. Smith, Center Director Core B - "Tropane Evaluation and General Scientific Core" (Core Co-Directors)
1997-2002  NIH Training Grant T32-DA-07246: "The Neuroscience of Drug Abuse Training Program" S.R. Childers, Program Director (Associate Faculty)
1999-2001Griffin Chemicals LLC Research Award: "Luteinizing Hormone Secretion in Sprague-Dawley Rat Models" J.C. Eldridge, Principal Investigator
2000-2004Syngenta AG Research Award: "Models of Prepubertal Toxicity Testing" J.T. Stevens, Principal Investigator (Co-Investigator)
2003-2005U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Contract: "Estrogen Receptor Binding Competitors" J.C. Eldridge, Principal Investigator
2005-2007U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Contract: “Evaluating Chemicals With Low Solubility in the Estrogen Receptor Binding Assay” J.C. Eldridge, Principal Investigator

Honors and Awards 



1969-1971Pre-Doctoral Fellowship (National Science Foundation), Medical College of Georgia
1971-1972INSERM Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Bordeaux, France
1995            Ciba Crop Protection Research Award, Novartis AG
2002            Distinguished Alumnus, Medical College of Georgia

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Editorial Service (research journals)

     American Journal of Physiology
     Journal of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics
     Journal of Neuroscience   
     Brain Research
     Toxicological Sciences
     Environmental Health Perspectives
     Basic and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology
     Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health
     Pharmacology and Toxicology
     Journal of Steroid Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
     Biology of Reproduction (editorial board, 2002-2005)
     Journal of Andrology
     American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
     Molecular and Cellular Neurosciences
     Neurobiology of Aging
     Journals of Gerontology
     Endocrine Journal
     Life Sciences
     Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine


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