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National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

UPDATE NewsletterUPDATE NewsletterJuly 2020

In the News

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Rick Woychik, Ph.D.New NIEHS Director Rick Woychik will lead with innovation

Woychik will lead research into environmental influences on human health and serve as director of the National Toxicology Program.

girl and a man wearing protective masks at homeCOVID-19 disparities tackled by National Institutes of Health

NIEHS encourages grant recipients to participate in the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics for Underserved Populations initiative.

scientific robot pipetteReductions in animal testing celebrated at national meeting

The Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods spotlighted federal efforts to use new research approaches.

Bevin Blake, Ph.D.Birth defects group honors NIEHS scientists for research, service

The Society for Birth Defects Research and Prevention celebrates work of institute scientists at annual meeting.

botanical supplements in glass jarsBotanical researchers aim to fill gap in safety testing

Members of the Botanical Safety Consortium discussed the challenges of studying how plant-based diet supplements may affect health.

Eula Bingham, Ph.D.In memoriam: Eula Bingham and Kirk Smith, public health champions

Bingham’s leadership in occupational safety and Smith’s groundbreaking research into indoor air pollution inspired people around the world.

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

Registration open for September 2-3 SACATM meeting; EPA releases new approach methods work plan; NICEATM activities at the Society for Birth Defects Research and Prevention annual meeting; slides and video available from ICCVAM public forum; and new tool maps chemical effects on the human body.

Upcoming Events


In memoriam

Hillary M. Carpenter III, Ph.D., 06/13/2020
Eula Bingham, Ph.D., 06/13/2020

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