U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Dot gov

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.


The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

NTP Logo

Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2018

Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2018


The NTP Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods (NICEATM) supports the development and evaluation of methods for identifying potential hazards to human health and the environment that could replace, reduce, or refine animal use.

NICEATM activities include:

  • 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 its website and other communications and by organizing workshops and symposia.
  • Coordinating and providing logistical support for the Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods (ICCVAM) 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.

Related Annual Report Pages:
FY 2018 NICEATM Webinars and Workshops
NICEATM Support of Tox21
Additional NICEATM Activities