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A NICEATM and EPA analysis lead to new guidance for testing pesticides. NICEATM staff recognized for work.
The NIEHS Environmental Health Science FEST took science into the community with a film festival and an evening of 3-minute science talks.
Collaborations with National Toxicology Program partner agencies were highlighted at the December Board of Scientific Counselors meeting.
NICEATM hosts webinars on chemoinformatics techniques and zebrafish screening.
A study supported by the National Toxicology Program is the first to look at exposure to bisphenol A among U.S. manufacturing workers.
NTP postdoc Sreenivasa Ramaiahgari, Ph.D., described his work developing cell models that better mimic human tissue for toxicity testing.
A new National Academies report recommends ways to use recent advances in science and technology for assessing risks from chemicals.
At the Friends of NIEHS yearly meeting, Linda Birnbaum, Ph.D., shared the latest findings in NIEHS-funded environmental health research.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has joined the ICCVAM and NICEATM will be presenting at the Society of Toxicology meeting March 12-16.
Avima Ruder, Ph.D., former epidemiologist in the Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) passed away on January 26, 2017, just a month after her retirement.
The March SOT meeting features 2017 Distinguished Toxicology Scholar Birnbaum, and dozens of presentations by NIEHS scientists.
The National Toxicology Program will support a cancer and environment study that was a Cancer Research United Kingdom Grand Challenge winner.
An NIEHS grantee laboratory is validating tissue chip models of human organ systems for replacing animal use in toxicity testing.
Alicia Moore, M.S., research biologist in the Molecular Pathogenesis Group at the National Toxicology Program passed away on March 4, 2017.
Cynthia S. Smith, Ph.D., former chief of the Program Operations Branch in the Division of the National Toxicology Program (DNTP) passed away on March 21, 2017.
ICCVAM coordinates strategic roadmap and NICEATM launches Integrated Chemical Environment.
NIEHS staff and grantees received Society of Toxicology awards, recognizing scientific achievements and contributions to the field.
NIEHS and ANSES formalized their cooperative relationship March 22 by signing a memorandum of understanding.
NIEHS and National Toxicology Program staff talked science among 7,000 attendees at the 2017 Society of Toxicology meeting in Baltimore.
ICCVAM holds public forum and NICEATM scientists support U.S. outreach to China.
NTP research on black cohosh provides a glimpse of the complexities of studying botanical supplements.
NIEHS Toxicology Liaison Christopher Weis was voted president-elect of the American Board of Toxicology.
NTP will host the 4th International Symposium on Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Laboratory Animal Studies on August 24 and 25 at the NIEHS main building.
A public forum sought comment on next steps in replacing animals in safety testing and featured collaborations that make progress possible.
The Chemical Effects in Biological Systems database won an award for innovation and seeks feedback and collaborators.
At its June 29 meeting, the NTP Board of Scientific Counselors enthusiastically supported the NTP progress in mixtures research.
A panel convened by the National Toxicology Program recommended listing six compounds as carcinogens in the Report on Carcinogens.
An NTP scientific panel reviewed and accepted draft technical reports on the carcinogenicity and toxicity of three substances.
At OpenTox USA and BioMed21, National Toxicology Program staff discussed the importance of data sharing in new approaches to toxicology.
National Toxicology Program staff highlighted progress at the 10th World Congress on Alternatives to Animal Use in the Life Sciences.
The newly redesigned site will help the National Toxicology Program better communicate with scientists and the public.
The Tox21 program marks a 10-year track record of developing cutting-edge technology to better assess chemical toxicity in humans.
At an interdisciplinary meeting on the quickly developing field of systematic review, scientists from across the globe shared new methods.
NICEATM and ICCVAM activities at ASCCT annual meeting, and grants available for alternative methods development.
The National Toxicology Program’s Angela King-Herbert was elected to the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine board of directors.
At a public meeting, National Toxicology Program scientists and others heard praise for a plan to speed adoption of nonanimal safety tests.
The Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics Society conference in North Carolina featured NIEHS scientists and postdocs in key roles.
Experts reviewed an approach proposed by National Toxicology Program scientists for analyzing and interpreting chemical potency.
Toxicity Testing Challenge named five winners for their innovative approaches to including metabolites in high-throughput screenings.
NICEATM supports EPA meeting on plan for alternative testing methods and NICEATM scientist joins international expert groups on toxicity testing.
Development of new in vivo models for toxicology was showcased at the annual North Carolina Society of Toxicology meeting Oct. 30 at NIEHS.
The Genetics and Environmental Mutagenesis Society fall meeting highlighted links between genetic makeup and sensitivity to exposures.
Scientists from around the world are invited to help develop computer models to predict acute toxicity.
This year’s award winners, including mentor and fellow of the year, represent the full range of research at the institute.
Gaining acceptance of new test methods, such as better ways for predicting toxicity, involves changes on the part of many stakeholders.
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