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EPA updates list of alternative test methods, and NIEHS to provide small business funding for genetically diverse toxicity tests.
In the U.S., the substance has been phased out of almost all commercial and industrial products, but it persists in the environment.
An expert panel agreed with findings from a recent National Toxicology Program study on a compound known as oxybenzone.
During a meeting at the National Institutes of Health, scientists said cell-based antibodies could improve experimental quality.
Michael Wyde, Ph.D., analyzed the latest generation of cellular technology and its potential human health effects.
Findings give new insights into the connection between poor air quality and the health of children and mothers.
Experts reviewed research on chronic inflammation, its role in common diseases, and the need for biomarkers and other research directions.
The National Toxicology Program’s Trey Saddler described how problems such as poor air and water quality affect tribal communities.
Nicole Kleinstreuer was named Acting Director of the NTP Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods (NICEATM) on January 1.
Sidney Green will receive the 2020 SOT Founders Award for outstanding leadership in toxicology.
Slides available from ICCVAM webinar on animal-free affinity reagents, webinar demonstrates NICEATM tool for predicting acute oral toxicity, and recent publications.
The National Toxicology Program's Nicole Kleinstreuer talks about the use of artificial intelligence in environmental health research.
Webpage available summarizing NICEATM and ICCVAM activities at SOT, plus recent publications.
Experts at a North Carolina State University meeting examined how toxicants may affect brain development.
Christopher Weis and others discussed updating methods to test talc-containing products for asbestos and similar particles.
Exposure to microplastics is widespread and well documented, but health effects are unclear.
Focus is on using approaches more relevant to humans when studying chemicals.
The April 6 event features an international group of researchers and is free to attend in person or watch online.
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