Ankur Singhal
Senior Scientist
Occupational & Environmental Health Risk Assessment
  • Oakland

Mr. Singhal is an experienced health sciences consultant with primary focus in exposure assessments, dermal sensitization risk assessments for wearable devices, and Proposition 65-related product assessments. He uses his technical expertise in exposure sciences and toxicology along with data analysis and modeling to help clients seeking assistance with regulatory compliance, product development and management, litigation support, risk management and program management. Mr. Singhal has experience working with a variety of chemical agents such as dermal sensitizers, formaldehyde, metals, phthalates, benzene, asbestos, pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls. Mr. Singhal actively publishes in the peer reviewed literature and has presented his work at scientific conferences.

CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • M.A., Endocrinology, University of California, Berkeley, 2011
  • B.A., Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, 2008

Publications

Marconett CN, Singhal A, Sundar SN, Firestone GL. Indole-3-carbinol disrupts estrogen receptor-alpha dependent expression of insulin-like growth factor-1 receptor and insulin receptor substrate-1 and proliferation of human breast cancer cells. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology 2012; 363:74–84.

Marconett CN, Morgenstern TJ, San Ramon AK, Sundar SN, Singhal A, Firestone GL. BZL101, a phytochemical extract from Scutellaria barbata plant, disrupts proliferation of human breast and prostate cancer cells through distinct mechanisms dependent on the cancer cell phenotype. Cancer Biology and Therapy 2010; 10: 397–405.

Presentations


Sheehan P, Singhal A, Bogen KT, Kalmes R. Evaluating the Proposition 65 Health Significance of Formaldehyde Exposures from Chinese Manufactured Laminate Flooring. Presented at the 55th Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology, New Orleans, LA, March 13 – 17, 2016.

Singhal A and Bogen KT. How Malathion Dermal Absorption Varies with Dermal Load, Based on Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic Modeling of In Vivo Human Data. Presented at the 55th Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology, New Orleans, LA, March 13 – 17, 2016.

Sheehan P, Lowney Y, Kalmes R, Bogen KT, Posson M, Glomski M, Singhal A, Volberg V, Beckerman B, Goswami E. Assessing User Exposure to Consumer Products: Methods Specific to Product Use and Exposure Route to Assess Consumer Health Risk. Presented at the 36th Annaul Meeting of SETAC North America, Salt Lake City, UT, November 1 – 5, 2015. 

Kalmes R, Lowney Y, Sheehan P, Singhal A. Assessing Incidental Hand-to-Mouth Exposure to Lead from Consumer Products. Presented at the 36th Annaul Meeting of SETAC North America, Salt Lake City, UT, November 1 – 5, 2015. 

Sheehan P, Bogen KT, Singhal A, Kalmes R, Volberg V. Wearable technology products and allergic contact dermatitis: Chemical exposure and risk assessment challenges & developments. To be presented at the SEATAC North America 36th Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, November 1–5, 2015.

Sheehan P, Bogen KT, Singhal A, Kalmes R, Roberts M, Fedoruk MJ. Wearable products and allergic contact dermatitis: a new risk assessment challenge. Presented at the 54th Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology, San Diego, CA, March 22–26, 2015.

Singhal A, Sheehan P, Turnham P, Bogen KT, Anderson E. Experimental comparison of dust concentrations from simulations in glove box and room chamber test environments. Presented at the American Industrial Hygiene Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, May 31–June 5, 2014.

Sheehan P, Posson M, Singhal A, Bogen KT, Hellerstein J. Assessing anthraquinone (AQ) exposure from food packaging: A product stewardship challenge in Europe. Presented at the American Industrial Hygiene Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, May 31–June 5, 2014.

Singhal A, Bogen KT. Benchmark dose analysis of NTP data on tumors induced in rodents chronically exposed to dietary anthraquinone. Presented at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology, Phoenix, AZ, March 23–March 27, 2014.


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