COVID-19 is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation.

Get the latest public health information from CDC and research information from NIH.

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.

Https

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.

ICCVAM Logo

ICCVAM Biennial Report 2018-2019

ICCVAM Biennial Report 2018-2019
Menu
https://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/892722

EpiAirway Validation Study

Acute inhalation systemic toxicity tests identify substances that could cause illness or death after a single inhaled exposure. NICEATM facilitates interactions among stakeholder groups interested in developing and promoting alternatives to animal use for these tests.

A cooperative agreement under the NIEHS Phase IIb Small Business Innovation Research program provided funding to MatTek Corporation to validate its EpiAirway™ in vitro human bronchial tissue model to predict the toxicity of inhaled chemicals. Testing of reference chemicals to determine the usefulness and limitations of EpiAirway for this purpose has been completed. Several ICCVAM agency representatives are members of the cooperative agreement steering committee.

Tags: