Skip Navigation
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Dot gov

The .gov means it’s official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on a federal government site.


The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Your Environment. Your Health.

Person Details: Dr. Fred W. Quimby

Superfund Research Program

Dr. Fred W. Quimby

Cornell University
Center for Research Animal Resources Annex
Ithaca, New York 14853-3501
Phone: 607-253-3520
Fax: 607-253-3527




  • Quimby FW, Casey AC, Arquette MF. 2005. From dogs to frogs: how pets, laboratory animals, and wildlife aided in elucidating harmful effects arising from a hazardous dumpsite. ILAR J 46(4):364-369. PMID:16179745


  • Savage WK, Quimby FW, DeCaprio AP. 2002. Lethal and sublethal effects of polychlorinated biphenyls on rana sylvatica tadpoles. Environ Toxicol Chem 21(1):168-174. PMID:11804051


  • Korytko PJ, Quimby FW, Scott JG. 2000. Metabolism of phenanthrene by house fly CYP6D1 and dog liver cytochrome P450. J Biochem Mol Toxicol 14(1):20-25. PMID:10561078


  • Casey AC, Berger D, Lombardo JP, Hunt A, Quimby FW. 1999. Aroclor 1242 inhalation and ingestion by Sprague-Dawley rats. J Toxicol Environ Health A 56(5):311-342. PMID:10094245
  • Korytko PJ, Casey AC, Bush B, Quimby FW. 1999. Induction of hepatic cytochrome P450 in dogs exposed to a chronic low dose of polychlorinated biphenyls. Toxicol Sci 47(1):52-61. PMID:10048153
  • Loeb W, Quimby FW. 1999. The Clinical Chemistry of Laboratory Animals, Second Edition. In: Taylor and Francis. Philadelphia, PA. Taylor and Francis, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Savage WK, Quimby FW. 1999. Effects of PCB Contaminated Sediment on Larval Amphibian Growth and Development. In: Proceedings of the Great Plains/Rocky Mountain Hazardous Substance Research Meeting. St. Louis, MO.
  • Thurmond TS, Silverstone AW, Baggs RB, Quimby FW, Staples JE, Gasiewcz TA. 1999. A chimeric Ah receptor knockout mouse model indicates that hematopoietic cells contribute to the hepatic lesions induced by 2,3, 7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 158:33-40. PMID:10387930
  • Twersky T, Reimers T, Quimby FW. 1999. Changes in pituitary lactotrope numbers and prolactin secretion in dogs exposed to PCBs. Superfund Notes 5(1):1-5.


  • Olsen J, Quimby FW. 1998. In vitro Model for PCB-induced Immunosuppression. In: Proceedings of the NIEHS/EPA (National Institute Environmental Health Sciences/Environmental Protection Agency) Superfund Basic Research Program Conference, 1998. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA.


  • Cohen JE, Morin D, Cornell K, Ruane E, Quimby FW. 1997. Pathophysiology of PCB-induced humoral immunosuppression in dogs. In: Proceedings of A Decade of Improved Health Through Multidisciplinary Research, NIEHS (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences). Durham, NC.
  • Fadden M, Gardhi S, Reimeis T, Quimby FW. 1997. Changes in thyroxine metabolism associated with PCBs in dogs. In: Proceedings of A Decade of Improved Health Through Multidisciplinary Research, NIEHS (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences). Durham, NC.
  • Korytko PJ, Casey AC, Bush B, Quimby FW. 1997. Induction of Hepatic Cytochrome P450 in Dogs Exposed to a Chronic Low Dose of PCBs. In: Proceedings of the 17th International Congress on Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. San Francisco, CA.


  • Rivas AL, Letwin B, Greenlee P, Lopez J, Fadden M, Quimby FW. 1996. Characterization of monoclonal antibodies directed to canine T lymphocyte markers expressed during development. Vet Immunol Immunopathol 51(1-2):1-11. doi:10.1016/0165-2427(95)05500-2 PMID:8797271


  • Quimby FW. 1995. Immunologic and endocrinologic effects of chronic low dose Aroclor 1248 exposure in dogs. In: Proceedings of the 1995 Great Lakes Research Consortium.
  • Quimby FW. 1995. Immunotoxic effects of PCBs using dogs as a model. In: Proceedings of the Superfund Basic Research Meeting, 1995. State University of New York(SUNY), Oswego, NY.
  • Rivas AL, Kimball ES, Quimby FW, Gebhard W. 1995. Functional and phenotypic analysis of in vitro stimulated canine peripheral blood mononuclear cells. Vet Immunol Immunopathol 45:55-71. PMID:7604538
to Top