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Introducing BioMed21.org

On behalf of the AltTox.org team, we’re excited to tell you about a similar initiative we’ve recently launched: the Biomedical Research for the 21st Century (BioMed21) Collaboration. BioMed21 brings together scientists and institutions from across Europe, Asia and the Americas who share a vision of a human-focused paradigm in health research. This unique mix of […]
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Superfund Research Program Webinar Series Concludes October 1

The Superfund Research Program (SRP) Progress in Research webinar series concludes October 1 with presentations from centers at Boston University, Texas A&M University, and the University of California, Davis. The SRP Centers, funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), seek practical scientific solutions to protect health, the environment, and communities from exposure […]
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Postdoctoral Opportunities Available at NTP

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is accepting applications for postdoctoral fellows to develop human cell- and protein-based assays for assessing cardiotoxicity of new drugs. These projects are part of an initiative to design, build, and test new non-animal approaches to assess cardiotoxicity hazard. The initiative is supported jointly by the National Toxicology Program (Biomolecular […]
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Papers Describe Database and Non-animal Approach to Identifying Androgen-active Chemicals

Two recent papers in Reproductive Toxicology describe data and methods used by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, and NICEATM scientists and collaborators to develop a reference database and evaluate an in vitro model to identify chemicals with the potential to interact with the androgen receptor (AR). The AR model is […]
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