Dr. Gillian Jackson

TOXBASE Manager, National Poisons Information Service (NPIS)

Dr. Gillian Jackson, a Neuropharmacology PhD graduate from the University of Bristol in 2004, has significantly contributed to toxicology information services in the UK. In 2007, she began her role as Assistant Manager for the UK National Poisons Information Service (NPIS), Edinburgh Unit, at NHS Lothian. Since 2011, she has served as the Manager of the same unit. Dr. Jackson played a pivotal role in the creation, development, and distribution of TOXBASE, the NICE-mandated and Department of Health recommended initial source of poisons information in the UK. Her interests are centered on promoting the impact of TOXBASE and the UK NPIS in public health and enhancing poisons information services in low- and middle-income countries.