January - June


NICEATM requests data from ectoparasiticide efficacy tests; NICEATM-organized workgroup supporting research efforts for COVID Omicron variant; Recent publications.
A chronic bacterial infection, a flame retardant, and six water disinfection byproducts are listed in a new HHS cancer report.
Nicole Kleinstreuer, Ph.D., spoke with Environmental Factor about her work on a National Academies panel, which held a workshop Dec. 9.
Working closely with local community partners, the EJ Workshop Planning Committee emphasized a problems-to-solutions approach.
Yearlong planning by the NIEHS Division of the National Toxicology Program promises more predictive, precise, and preventive science.


ICCVAM webinar focuses on (developmental) neurotoxicity; Videos available from recent meetings; Recent publications
Archer discussed his proudest scientific achievements, his plans to boost diversity at the institute, and the value of mentorship.
North Carolina Society of Toxicology event included talks on pollution in communities of color, and NIEHS trainees won research awards.


NICEATM and ICCVAM activities at SOT; Skin sensitization webinar series concludes March 9; and Recent publications.
Artificial intelligence, virtual reality, machine learning, and other tools will spur breakthroughs and aid research translation, experts said.
Helena Hogberg, Ph.D., has an international perspective on advancing alternatives to animal testing.
A study by a U.S.-Canada team estimated PFAS levels in breast milk.


NICEATM releases ICE 3.6; training workshop April 18-19. ICCVAM member honored by SOT specialty section. NICEATM scientists honored at SOT. ICCVAM member honored by SOT specialty section. NICEATM scientists honored at SOT. Slides and video available for ICCVAM webinar. EPA launches new chemicals collaborative research program; workshop April 20-21
Julia Rager aims to expand understanding of complex environmental mixtures by combining emerging technology with traditional models.
At Society of Toxicology meeting, NIEHS scientists explored innovative research involving PFAS, nonanimal methods, heart disease, and more.


ICCVAM public forum May 26-27. NICEATM scientist discusses computational pipeline for cardiotoxicity in May 12 webinar. Proceedings available from workshop on NAMs for human health risk assessment; Next workshop May 12. EURL ECVAM issues status report on alternatives. Videos available from ICE training sessions. Recent publications.
Linda Birnbaum, Ph.D., received the Winslow Medal for her scientific contributions to environmental exposures and human health.
The two-day event showcased cutting-edge technology that experts say will shed light on how the environment affects brain health, disease.


ICCVAM holds public forum. Session proposal deadline for 12th World Congress extended to June 10. ASCCT annual meeting October 19-21; Abstracts due July 15. Recent publications.
National Academies, NIEHS gathered experts to forecast next 10 years of environmental health sciences.
July - December


EPA uses occasion to announce new health advisories for drinking water standards related to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances.
The event stimulated broad interest and helped stakeholders connect.



Registration is open and a preliminary agenda is available for the Clustering and Classification Workshop: Applications to Investigate Adverse Effects of Chemicals on Human Health and Environement.
NICEATM released version 3.7 of the Integrated Chemical Environment (ICE) making it easier for users to acces ICE data from other applications.
Registration to view the September 21-22 Scientific Advisory Committee on Alternative Toxicological Methods (SACATM) meeting is open, and an agenda is available for viewing. Written comments and registration to present oral comments are due by Tuesday, September 13.
Webinars consider population variability and susceptible populations, NIEHS small business funding opportunities for alternative methods development, EPA to hold NAMs conference October 12-13, and recent NICEATM and ICCVAM publications.
Institute research helps to identify health effects, innovate cleanup technologies, and impart evidence to inform policy.
Visiting researcher aims to advance relationships with key stakeholders and increase data integration.


ICCVAM 2020-2021 Biennial Report now available; Webinars consider population variability and susceptible populations; EPA offers training on CompTox dashboard and new NAMS training website; OECD publishes new case studies for integrated approaches to testing and assessment; Recent NICEATM publication.
Formerly called the Division of the National Toxicology Program, the organization aims to improve the translational relevance of toxicology research.
Experts at federal meeting considered approaches to measuring progress and building confidence in new chemical safety testing methods.


NICEATM releases ICE 3.7.1; Symposium webinar considers population variability and susceptible populations; OPERA now accessible via QSAR Toolbox; NICEATM and ICCVAM activities at ASCCT;Recent NICEATM publication.
At North Carolina Society of Toxicology meeting, NIEHS grantees and trainees discussed how climate change affects health outcomes.


NICEATM scientist receives Young Researcher Prize. December 7 webinar to discuss scientific confidence in NAMs. NIEHS offers assistance applying for small business grants; Apply by December 12. FDA issues final guidance on carcinogenicity testing. Animal welfare information center offers resources, training in searching for alternatives. Recent NICEATM publications.
NIEHS workshop explored chemical clustering and classification methods that can boost knowledge about how toxicants affect health.
Discussions highlighted opportunities and challenges in using new testing approaches to protect susceptible populations.
NIEHS researchers develop new tools to demonstrate how environmental agents can lead to diseases.