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Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2016

Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2016
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FY 2016 at a Glance



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Cell Phone Radiofrequency Radiation Program

NTP released preliminary findings on cancer and cell phone radiofrequency radiation in rats.

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NIEHS Celebrated 50 Years of Public Health

NIEHS celebrated 50 years of public health with commemorative activities throughout the year.

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Completed NTP Reports

NTP studies are published in NTP report series after undergoing peer review. NTP reports that have been published in FY 2016, or are expected for peer review in FY 2017 are listed.

FY 2016 at a Glance

Timeline of Events

Highlighted NTP activities in FY 2016.

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NTP Workshop Explores Challenges of Botanical Dietary Supplement Safety

NTP hosted workshop to discuss challenges of testing botanical dietary supplements.

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Workshop Held on Health Effects of Light at Night

International panels of experts discuss how disruptions to circadian rhythms may affect health.

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NTP and Partners Launch Tox Testing Challenge

NTP in partnership with the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences and the Environmental Protection Agency to launch the “Transform Tox Testing Challenge: Innovating for Metabolism.”

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NTP Partners with EPA to Reduce Animal Use for Pesticide Testing

Scientists at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and NTP Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods (NICEATM) conducted an analysis to determine if acute oral toxicity data can be used to reliably assign EPA acute dermal hazard classifications.

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14th Report on Carcinogens

NTP submitted the 14th Report on Carcinogens to the Health and Human Services Secretary for review in FY 2016.

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NTP Impact on Regulatory Agencies

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.

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Additional Activities

Additional meetings with stakeholders and the scientific community in which NTP participated.

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Publications

Full citations for NTP reports, journal publications, and book chapters published during FY 2016.