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National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

UPDATE NewsletterUPDATE NewsletterOctober 2020

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Kembra Howdeshell, Ph.D.NTP scoping reviews identify research gaps, recommend further study

Reviews of progestogens, paraquat, and neonicotinoid pesticides are among the first of a new type of National Toxicology Program report.


Robert Sills, D.V.M, Ph.D.Rodent tumors from cancer studies look like human tumors

Findings build confidence in the human relevance of data from animal models of cancer.


Cynthia Rider, Ph.D.Arsenic, fluorescent mice, and PFAS among topics at tox conference

The 2020 meeting of the North Carolina Society of Toxicology included a career panel and presentations by NIEHS early-career scientists.


United States ICCVAM Advancing Alternatives to Animal TestingNonanimal safety testing requires data quality, measures of success

Experts at federal meeting focus on areas for reducing animal use in testing.


Chris Weis, Ph.D.PFAS research shared at federal workshop hosted by NIEHS

Scientists discussed potential effects on development and reproduction, and ways to improve hazard assessment.


ICCVAMThe NTP Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods (NICEATM)

EPA holds second conference on NAMs for Chemical Safety Testing; NTP activities at ASCCT annual meeting; and presentations available from September 2-3 SACATM meeting.


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Director of Office of Liaison, Policy, and Review and Editor-in-Chief: Mary Wolfe | Managing Editor: Anna Lee Mosley