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Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2015

Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2015


The NTP Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods (NICEATM), an office within NIEHS/NTP, supports the development and evaluation of new, revised, and alternative methods to identify potential hazards to human health and the environment, with a focus on replacing, reducing, or refining animal use. NICEATM activities include the following:

  • Conducting and publishing analyses and evaluations of data from new, revised, and alternative testing approaches.
  • Providing information to test method developers, regulators, and regulated industry, through their website and other communications, and by organizing workshops and symposia on topics of interest.
  • Coordinating and providing logistical support for the Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods (ICCVAM) committee meetings, webinars, teleconferences, working groups, and public forums.
  • Providing bioinformatics and computational toxicology support to NIEHS/NTP projects, especially those related to Tox21.
Warren Casey, Ph.D., is director of NICEATM. NICEATM receives contract support from Integrated Laboratory Systems Inc.

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