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National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

UPDATE NewsletterUPDATE NewsletterMay 2021

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John Bucher, Ph.D.John Bucher, who studied toxic agents from A to Z, retires from NIEHS

During almost four decades at the institute, he brought innovation to many complex issues, such as reducing animal use in research.


Kristen Ryan, Ph.D.Inhalation exposures, emerging chemicals addressed by NIEHS scientists

These research programs were front and center at the National Toxicology Program Board of Scientific Counselors meeting.


Kamel Mansouri, Ph.D.New predictive model may speed toxicity screens, reduce animal use

The freely available CATMoS combines the strengths of 139 different computational approaches to organic chemical screening.


glass of water on a tree trunkHelp guide research on drinking water, from the source to the tap

NIEHS is working with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy to boost knowledge about emerging contamination issues.


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

Registration open for ICCVAM Public Forum May 27; CPSC issues proposed guidance on use of alternative methods, Comments due June 14; FDA to hold Science Forum May 26-27; NICEATM paper describes variability in skin irritation data; New review article describes non-animal approaches to eye irritation testing; NICEATM meeting activities.


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