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ALTBIB moves to NTP website; ICCVAM Communities of Practice webinar on mixtures toxicity January 26; and FDA launches pilot program to support novel approaches to drug development.
The NIEHS Division of the National Toxicology Program aims to share findings faster and tackle cardiovascular, neurodevelopmental diseases.
The antibacterial compound, found in consumer products and some drinking water, worsened liver health in diabetic mice fed a high-fat diet.
EPA finalizes guidance to waive toxicity tests on animal skin; New FDA report highlights progress in advancing alternatives; Minutes available from 2020 SACATM meeting; NICEATM and ICCVAM activities at SOT; Report available for 2019 Acute Toxicity Workshop; NICEATM research featured in special issue of Chemical Research in Toxicology.
A pregnant woman’s exposures may affect the baby as well as her own longer-term health.
Update available: EPA list of alternative test methods; EURL ECVAM issues status report on alternatives; Slides and video available from ICCVAM January 26 webinar; Special issue of Frontiers in In Vitro Toxicology on new approach methodologies; Chemical Research in Toxicology special issue focuses on computational toxicology; Workshop report available: Application of NAMs in support of read-across; and New toxicity prediction model provides broader and improved predictions.
Recognition for outstanding NIEHS researchers is in the spotlight during Women’s History Month.
Division of National Toxicology Program initiatives include environmental contributors to cancer, effects of combined chemical exposures.
Federal agencies collaborate on microphysiological systems to accelerate development of new treatments.
Nicole Kleinstreuer co-edited a collection of computational toxicology articles in a special issue of the journal Chemical Research in Toxicology.
NICEATM releases ICE 3.3; DNTP postdoctoral fellow wins SOT specialty section Young Investigator award; NICEATM paper named Paper of the Year by SOT specialty section; and Recent publications.
Science communication, microplastics pollution, cannabis use during pregnancy, and more were discussed by institute scientists and grantees.
More than 500 researchers — from senior scientists to undergraduate students — participated in a virtual NIEHS workshop.
Common goals and collaborative research signify the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s participation in the NTP.
Registration open for ICCVAM Public Forum May 27; CPSC issues proposed guidance on use of alternative methods, Comments due June 14; FDA to hold Science Forum May 26-27; NICEATM paper describes variability in skin irritation data; New review article describes non-animal approaches to eye irritation testing; NICEATM meeting activities.
During almost four decades at the institute, he brought innovation to many complex issues, such as reducing animal use in research.
NIEHS is working with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy to boost knowledge about emerging contamination issues.
These research programs were front and center at the National Toxicology Program Board of Scientific Counselors meeting.
The freely available CATMoS combines the strengths of 139 different computational approaches to organic chemical screening.
ICCVAM Public Forum held May 27; Save the date for SACATM in September; NICEATM to collaborate with Unilever on development of predictive model for skin sensitization; Paper describes global collaboration to develop predictive models for acute oral toxicity; Video, slides available from spring workshop on use of MPS for COVID research; Abstract submission open for ASCCT annual meeting, deadline July 15; and NICEATM activities at upcoming meetings.
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