Highlighted activities of NTP in FY 2015.
NTP published study findings of a research program to characterize the toxicity of the chemicals spilled into the West Virginia Elk River in 2014.
Scientists at EPA and NICEATM have developed and validated a new approach to replace tests currently used in the EPA Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program.
EPA invited NTP scientists to discuss studies on the contaminant styrene-acrylonitrile trimer (SAN trimer), in Toms River, Ocean County, New Jersey, a Reich Farm Superfund site.
The Web-based NTP Nonneoplastic Lesion Atlas contains hundreds of high-quality images and diagnostic guidelines for nonneoplastic lesions in experimental rodent models.
NTP researchers found that a genetically diverse mouse model may better predict the potential range of response to chemical exposures observed among humans compared to traditional mouse models.
The 13th Report on Carcinogens was released in October 2014 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell.
NTP released the Handbook for Preparing Report on Carcinogens Monographs which provides instructions related to potential listings in the report.
The Office of Health Assessment and Translation (OHAT) published the Handbook for Conducting a Literature-Based Health Assessment Using OHAT Approach for Systematic Review and Evidence Integration.
NTP studies are published in NTP report series after undergoing peer review. Technical reports that have been published in FY 2015, or are expected for peer review in FY 2016 are listed.
NTP developed and applied a methodical approach to broadly assess the program’s impact on stakeholders, using hexavalent chromium as a case study.
Federal and state regulatory agencies use NTP study data and recommendations in considering the need to regulate and test specific chemicals to protect human health.
NTP provides a variety of resources for public use including databases and software.
Additional meetings with stakeholders and the scientific community in which NTP participated.
Full citations for NTP reports, journal publications, and book chapters published during FY 2015.