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National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

UPDATE NewsletterUPDATE NewsletterMarch 2021

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Darlene Dixon, D.V.M., Ph.D.Dixon, Germolec, King-Herbert step into leadership of global scientific organizations

Recognition for outstanding NIEHS researchers is in the spotlight during Women’s History Month.


Amy Wang, Ph.D.Innovative research into cancer, mixtures headlines DNTP board meeting

Division of National Toxicology Program initiatives include environmental contributors to cancer, effects of combined chemical exposures.


a microphysiological systems (MPS) that models lung function for drug testingOrgans-on-a-chip for COVID-19 research group led by NTP center

Federal agencies collaborate on microphysiological systems to accelerate development of new treatments.


Nicole Kleinstreuer, Ph.D.Computational toxicology featured in special journal issue

Nicole Kleinstreuer co-edited a collection of computational toxicology articles in a special issue of the journal Chemical Research in Toxicology.


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

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.


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