National Toxicology Program

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UPDATE NewsletterUPDATE NewsletterMarch 2019

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Nurse administering chemotherapy drugsChemotherapy workers face risks, reduced with safe handling

Analysis finds moderate level of evidence that workplace exposure is associated with increased risk of miscarriage and genetic damage


BSC chair Kenneth McMartin, Ph.D.NTP board explores new directions

Advisors explored the National Toxicology Program’s role as the field transforms to a more predictive science.


NTP associate director, Brian Berridge, D.V.M., Ph.D.MOU aims to improve cardiovascular safety of pharmaceuticals

NTP is part of a new interagency research collaboration to foster more novel, human-relevant safety testing methods


Pam Factor-Litvak, Columbia UniversitySarin poses health risk after initial effects, peer reviewers agree

A panel of experts agreed with National Toxicology Program conclusions on long-term neurological effects of exposure to nerve agent.


Kembra Howdeshell, Ph.D.Kembra Howdeshell honored by Teratology Society

The National Toxicology Program scientist is recognized as an outstanding toxicologist and mentor in the area of birth defects research.


High-Throughput ScreeningThe NTP Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods

NICEATM and ICCVAM activities at SOT, and March workshop to focus on use of dogs in research.


SOT 2019 Annual Meeting LogoSociety of Toxicology Annual Meeting

View the list of NIEHS and NTP scientific presentatations at the SOT 58th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo.


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Director of Office of Liaison, Policy, and Review and Editor-in-Chief: Mary Wolfe | Managing Editor: Anna Lee Mosley