National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

UPDATE NewsletterUPDATE NewsletterDecember 2016

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Report on CarcinogensSeven substances added to 14th Report on Carcinogens

The report, released Nov. 3, added trichloroethylene, cobalt and certain cobalt compounds, and five viruses linked to cancer in humans.

Kleinstreuer Wins Lush PrizeKleinstreuer receives Lush Prize Young Researcher award

Nicole Kleinstreuer, Ph.D., won a Lush Cosmetics Young Researcher — Americas Prize, for work to eliminate animal use in safety testing.

APHA Meeting HughesCelebrating public health and NIEHS

NIEHS participation in the American Public Health Association meeting in Denver emphasized recent public health milestones and paths forward.

Smith-Roe and McGeeNIEHS scientists play key roles in genetics meeting

NIEHS scientists played central roles at the fall meeting of the Genetics and Environmental Mutagenesis Society.

Danielle CarlinToxicologists share novel insights on stem cells and epigenetics

The North Carolina Chapter of the Society of Toxicology meeting explored how stem cell and epigenetics innovations may serve toxicology.

zebrafishNTP Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods

NICEATM requests data on zebrafish embryo chemical screening and NLM host tutorials on ToxTutor and ALTBIB.

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Director of Office of Liaison, Policy, and Review and Editor-in-Chief: Mary Wolfe | Managing Editor: Danica Andrews

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