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Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2017

Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2017

FY 2017 at a Glance

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Completed NTP Reports

NTP studies are published in an NTP report series after undergoing peer review. NTP reports published in FY 2017 or expected for peer review in FY 2018 are listed.

FY 2017 at a Glance

Timeline of Events

Highlighted NTP activities in FY 2017.

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Fifty Years of NIEHS Captured in History and Science Collections

NIEHS catalogs hundreds of mementos and artifacts to commemorate its golden anniversary.

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14th Report on Carcinogens Released

NTP released the 14th Report on Carcinogens in FY 2017.

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Kleinstreuer Receives Lush Prize Young Researcher Award

NTP computational toxicologist Nicole Kleinstreuer, Ph.D., was recognized for her work toward eliminating animal use for chemical safety testing.

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NTP Supports First Study of BPA Levels in U.S. Factory Workers

NIOSH researchers found elevated BPA levels in workers’ urine.

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New Cell Models for Toxicology Better Mimic Human Tissue

For use in high-throughput toxicity testing, the new models can quickly and reliably identify environmental toxins linked to human disease.

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ICCVAM Adds a New Member Agency

The National Institute of Standards and Technology brings expertise in process controls, measurement artifacts, and interlaboratory testing.

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NTP Archives Supports Global Cancer Research Initiatives

NTP is contributing rodent tumor and normal samples to a new $24.4 million study of the links between human cancers and specific environmental factors.

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Public Forum on Alternatives to Animal Testing Highlights Next Steps

Attendees learned about and discussed new approaches into safety testing of chemicals and medical products in the United States.

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New NTP Website Getting Rave Reviews

The visually appealing new site offers many new tools to facilitate navigation and usability.

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At 10 Years, Tox21 Continues to Drive Toxicity Testing Forward

The Tox21 program has a 10-year track record of developing cutting-edge technology to better assess chemical toxicity in humans.

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NTP's Public Health Impact on Regulatory Agencies

Federal and state regulatory agencies use NTP study data and recommendations when considering the need to test and regulate specific chemicals to protect human health.

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Additional Activities

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

Full Bookshelf


Full citations for NTP reports, journal publications, and book chapters published during FY 2017.