Medical Scientists

Toxoicologists

What Medical Scientists Do.

Medical scientists put together research aimed at improving overall human health. They often use clinical trials and other investigative methods to reach their findings.

They also have a number of duties to accomplish like:

  • Conduct studies that investigate human diseases and methods of preventive care and treatment of diseases
  • Develop instruments for medical applications
  • Prepare and analyze medical samples and data to investigate causes and treatment of toxicity, pathogens, or chronic diseases
  • Standardize drug potency, doses, and methods to allow for the mass manufacturing and distribution of drugs and medicinal compounds
  • Work with health departments, industry personnel, and physicians to develop programs that improve health outcomes
  • Apply for funding from government agencies and private funding sources, by writing research grant proposals
  • Follow procedures to avoid contamination and maintain safety

Works Cited

Summary." U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 8 Jan. 2014. Web. 15 Mar. 2015.