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Michael R. van den Heuvel

  • B.Sc. Waterloo
  • Ph.D. Waterloo
Associate Professor
(902) 566-6072
Research Interests: 
  • Environmental toxicology including endocrine responses of fishes to pollutants
  • Fish immunotoxicology
  • Fish population health
  1. van den Heuvel, M.R., C. Michel, M.I. Stevens, A.C. Clarke, K.N. Stölting, B.J. Hicks, L.A. Tremblay. 2007 Accepted. Monitoring the effects of pulp and paper effluent is restricted in genetically distinct populations of common bully (Gobiomorphus cotidianus). Environ. Sci. Technol.
  2. Bandelj, E., M.R. van den Heuvel, F.D.L. Leusch, N. Shannon, S. Taylor, L.H. McCarthy. 2006. Determination of the androgenic potency of whole effluents using mosquitofish and trout bioassays. Aquat. Toxicol. 80:237-248.
  3. van den Heuvel, M.R., F.D.L. Leusch, S. Taylor, N. Shannon, and B. McKague. 2006. Assessment of the Reproductive-Endocrine Disrupting Potential of Chlorine Dioxide Oxidation Products of Plant Sterols. Environ. Sci. Technol. 40:2594-2600.
  4. Hoeger, B., S. Taylor, B. Hitzfeld, D.R. Dietrich, and M.R. van den Heuvel. 2006. Stimulation of reproductive growth in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) following exposure to treated sewage effluent. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 25:2753-2759.
  5. West, D., N. Ling, B. Hicks, L.A. Tremblay, N. Kim, and M.R. van den Heuvel. 2006. Cumulative impacts assessment of fish populations in the Waikato River, New Zealand using brown bullhead (Ameiurus nebulosis) populations. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 25:1868-1880.
Current Collaborators (non-UPEI): 
  • Dr. Simon Courtenay DFO and Canadian River Institute at UNB Fredericton
  • Dr. Kelly Munkittrick, Canadian Rivers Institute, UNB, Saint John
  • Drs. Mark Hewitt and Mark McMaster, Environment Canada, Burlingtion
  • Drs. Brendan Hicks and Nicholas Ling, Waikato University, Hamilton, New Zealand
  • Dr. Michael Landman, Scion, Rotorua, New Zealand
  • Drs. Bernd Koellner and Uwe Fischer, Friedrick Loeffler Institute, German Federal Institute of Animal Health, Insel Riems, Germany
  • Dr. Peter Hodson, School of Environmental Studies, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario
  • Dr. Tibor Kovacs, Paprican, Pointe Claire, Quebec
  • Dr. Louis Tremblay, Landcare Research, Lincoln, New Zealand
  • Dr. Frederic Leusch, CRC for Water and Water Treatment, Brisbane, Australia