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NIEHS Providing Funding to Develop In Vitro Models

The National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) will provide funding for U.S. small businesses to develop novel, engineered 3D or organotypic in vitro systems using cells from experimental animal models typically used for toxicology testing. When developed and validated, these animal-derived in vitro systems will help predict toxicity of chemical and drug candidates, enable […]
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EPA Releases Draft Guidance for Waiving In Vivo Avian Toxicity Studies

In a September 17 news release, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a draft science policy to reduce testing of pesticides on birds when registering conventional outdoor pesticides. The draft policy is open for public comment until November 1; email comments to OPPeco@epa.gov. The draft policy describes the results and implications of a retrospective […]
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