Dr Sarah Judge

Lecturer in Pharmacology in the School of Biomedical, Nutritional and Sport Sciences at Newcastle University

Last updated: 24 April 2023

Image of Dr Sarah Judge standing outside in front of water and trees.

Image of Dr Sarah Judge standing outside, in front of water and trees wearing a dark grey coat over a light grey jumper.


Dr Sarah Judge was appointed to the Committee on 1 April 2017. She leads preclinical research studies on the neurotoxicological and neuropharmacological effects and mechanisms of action of environmental chemicals, and therapeutic and recreational drugs.  Current studies include investigations into the effects of low levels of pesticides and the mechanism of action of synthetic cannabinoids.
She lectures in neurotoxicology and neurotoxicology and is a reviewer for the journals Neurotoxicity Research, Toxicological Sciences, Neurotoxicology and Teratology, Neuropharmacology, Neuropsychopharmacology and Behavioural Brain Research.  Dr Judge is also a member of the British Toxicology Society Scientific sub-committee and British Toxicology Society ambassador.

Dr Judge's appointment as a member of the COT expires on 31st March 2024.

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Newcastle University

Lowcock Properties Ltd


British Pharmacology Society

British Toxicology Society

International Association for Neurotoxicology