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January - June 2017


PesticideNTP Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods

A NICEATM and EPA analysis lead to new guidance for testing pesticides. NICEATM staff recognized for work.

Environmental Health Science Streets TheaterEHS FEST takes it to the streets with public science events

The NIEHS Environmental Health Science FEST took science into the community with a film festival and an evening of 3-minute science talks.

Carl CernigliaResearch collaborations take center stage at NTP board meeting

Collaborations with National Toxicology Program partner agencies were highlighted at the December Board of Scientific Counselors meeting.


zebrafish screeningNTP Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods

NICEATM hosts webinars on chemoinformatics techniques and zebrafish screening.

Cynthia HinesNTP supports first study of BPA levels in U.S. factory workers

A study supported by the National Toxicology Program is the first to look at exposure to bisphenol A among U.S. manufacturing workers.

Sreenivasa RamaiahgariNew cell models for toxicology better mimic human tissue

NTP postdoc Sreenivasa Ramaiahgari, Ph.D., described his work developing cell models that better mimic human tissue for toxicity testing.

Jonathan SametChemical risk assessment keeps pace with emerging science

A new National Academies report recommends ways to use recent advances in science and technology for assessing risks from chemicals.

Nuala MooreFriends of NIEHS gather to learn latest in environmental health research

At the Friends of NIEHS yearly meeting, Linda Birnbaum, Ph.D., shared the latest findings in NIEHS-funded environmental health research.

July - December 2017

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Director of Office of Liaison, Policy, and Review and Editor-in-Chief: Mary Wolfe | Managing Editor: Rachel McIntosh-Kastrinsky

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