National Toxicology Program

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UPDATE NewsletterUPDATE NewsletterDecember 2017

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John BucherInsights for decision-makers when adopting scientific advances

Gaining acceptance of new test methods, such as better ways for predicting toxicity, involves changes on the part of many stakeholders.

Nicole KleinstreuerScientists invited to build computer models that predict toxicity

Scientists from around the world are invited to help develop computer models to predict acute toxicity.

Bucher, Dzierlenga, and FosterNIEHS Science Days wrap up with awards ceremony

This year’s award winners, including mentor and fellow of the year, represent the full range of research at the institute.

Robert TanguayUse of new in vivo models showcased at regional tox meeting

Development of new in vivo models for toxicology was showcased at the annual North Carolina Society of Toxicology meeting Oct. 30 at NIEHS.

Mortensen and ChorleyScientific approaches for new risk assessments highlighted at GEMS

The Genetics and Environmental Mutagenesis Society fall meeting highlighted links between genetic makeup and sensitivity to exposures.

ICCVAM logoNTP Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods

NICEATM supports EPA meeting on plan for alternative testing methods and NICEATM scientist joins international expert groups on toxicity testing.

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