Kleinstreuer Receives Lush Cosmetics’ Young Researcher Prize

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Kleinstreuer Receives Lush Cosmetics’ Young Researcher Prize

In a November 2 ceremony, NICEATM Deputy Director Nicole Kleinstreuer received the Lush Cosmetics’ Young Researcher Prize recognizing efforts to eliminate animal use for chemical safety testing. Five researchers in the Americas received the honors presented at Lush Cosmetics headquarters in Vancouver.
Kleinstreuer is the first U.S. federal government employee to receive a Lush Prize. She is also in a group of U.S. federal employees named as finalists for the Science prize for advancing non-animal approaches to identify endocrine-active substances. Lush Prize winners in this and other categories will be announced later in November.
A list of the 2016 Young Researcher Prize winners from the Americas and more information about the Lush Prize are available at available on the Lush Prize website. Video summaries of the prize winners’ work are available on the Lush Cosmetics website.

Catherine Sprankle
Catherine Sprankle
Communications Specialist for NICEATM

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