National Toxicology Program

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UPDATE NewsletterUPDATE NewsletterMarch 2017

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Birnbaum thumbnailBirnbaum to receive notable award from Society of Toxicology

The March SOT meeting features 2017 Distinguished Toxicology Scholar Birnbaum, and dozens of presentations by NIEHS scientists.

CRUK InfographicNTP Archives support global cancer research initiative

The National Toxicology Program will support a cancer and environment study that was a Cancer Research United Kingdom Grand Challenge winner.

Ruder thumbnailIn Memory of Avima Ruder

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.

Rusyn and fellow scientistsNIEHS grantee validates tissue chips for toxicity testing

An NIEHS grantee laboratory is validating tissue chip models of human organ systems for replacing animal use in toxicity testing.

Petersen NIST representative thumbnailNTP Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods

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.

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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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