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Scientists behind Novel Discoveries and Individuals Leading the Understanding of Emerging Areas of Concern for Public Health Are Being Honored with 2024 SOT Awards

Among the accomplishments of this year’s awardees are discoveries related to the role of altered pharmacokinetics in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, the mechanisms of Parkinson’s disease neurodegeneration, the risk of COVID-19 to smokers and...
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Inhaled Toxicants, Alternatives to Animal Testing, and Liver Carcinogens Are Spotlighted in ToxSci Journal

The December 2023 issue of ToxSci features a Contemporary Review exploring lipid mediator–driven inflammation following air pollution exposure, an In-Depth Review on the state of in vitro skin models, and ToxSpotlights on the effects of inhalation...
19-Dec-2023 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Studies Exploring the Use of In Vitro Models in Toxicity Studies Spotlighted in November 2023 Toxicological Sciences

The November 2023 issue of Toxicological Sciences includes ToxSpotlight articles that examine the renal proximal tubule microphysiological system as an in vitro model for drug transport and toxicity studies and an integrated approach for early in...
21-Nov-2023 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Effects of Phthalate Exposure and an In Vitro Solution to Studying Structural Cardiotoxicity Are Featured in New ToxSci

The latest issue of Toxicological Sciences includes papers on phthalate and lead exposures, machine learning, the long-lasting effects of prenatal exposure to diethylstilbestrol on fertility and reproduction, and more.
11-Sep-2023 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New ToxSci Papers on Effects of PFAS from Breastfeeding, How Genetics and Diet Influence Blood Lead Levels, and More

New issue of Toxicological Sciences features a Systematic Review on PFAS exposure during breastfeeding, an In-Depth Review on PFAS toxicokinetics and modes of action, and spotlight articles on an in vitro rat airway epithelial model and on risk...
21-Aug-2023 5:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Articles on Using Machine Learning to Predict Mammalian Acute Oral Toxicity and the Effects of Vinyl Chloride on Metabolism

The May 2023 issue of Toxicological Sciences includes articles on profiling mechanisms that drive acute oral toxicity in mammals and its prediction via machine learning and how vinyl chloride enhances high-fat diet-induced proteome alterations in...
22-May-2023 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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The Intersection of Toxicology, Environmental Health Law, and Justice

As the foremost experts on the effects of chemicals, biological substances, and more, toxicologists are key...
03 Aug 2023

Pitfalls in Pharmaceutical Production: Protecting the Actual Drug Makers

While pharmaceuticals provide positive benefits for patients, what about workers that may be exposed during...
27 Jul 2023

The Big Picture of Small Things: Nanotoxicology

Nanoparticles are manmade fibers, particulates, and other objects that are so small that when inhaled, they...
20 Jul 2023

Tox in the Family: Generational Exposure and DDT

Blood samples and health records for 15,000 pregnancies provides a wealth of scientific data. Add samples a...
13 Jul 2023

Bringing Cohorts in Cahoots with Lab Science

The fields of epidemiology and toxicology sometimes find themselves at odds, but Gradient’s Julie Goodman...
06 Jul 2023

Estradiol Complicates Everything: Toxicology across the Gender Spectrum

When it comes to hormones, everyone has them all, but their levels are where things get interesting. How ch...
29 Jun 2023

Up in Smoke: Where Cannabis Meets the Immune System

Since the discovery of cannabinoid receptors in the mid-1990s, researchers have been trying to determine th...
22 Jun 2023

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Wildfire Smoke Isn’t Monkey Business

Because of natural exposure to wildfire smoke, nonhuman primates have provided an increased understanding o...
05 May 2022

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Sweating It Out: Exercise versus Toxic Exposures

With nonalcoholic fatty liver disease affecting nearly a third of the US population, Luma Melo, University ...
28 Apr 2022

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Anthropogenic Ghosts on the Coast

While no longer national news, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is still impacting the ecological health of ...
21 Apr 2022

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Lions and Vultures and Tox, Oh My

How human activity, chemical exposures, and environmental factors combine to contribute to wildlife populat...
14 Apr 2022

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The Delicious World of Food Safety

Even chocolate companies and wineries need toxicologists. Alexandria G. Lau, ToxStrategies Inc., has worked...
07 Apr 2022

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Heat Stressed: Biostats and Public Health

Biostatistics or data science for public health—whatever you choose to call it—informs understanding of...
31 Mar 2022

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The Life-Giving Properties of Liquid Gold

With limited existing research on the effects of medications and exposures on lactation, Christina D. Chamb...
24 Mar 2022

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Toxicology Is a Wise Choice: One Health, Many Ecosystems

Studying the effects of metals in whales and alligators, among other species, can offer immense insight int...
17 Mar 2022

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Space, the Final Risk Assessment Frontier

How do you set exposure limits to protect human health in a closed container floating in space? Valerie Ryd...
10 Mar 2022

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To Breathe a Little Easier and Why the Lungs Are the Sexiest Organ

From vaping to wildfire smoke to pollutants such as diesel exhaust to airborne diseases, the lungs are the ...
03 Jun 2021

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All the Tox That's Fit to Print . . . or Present . . . or Blog

With pre-print services, data sharing, open access, and the internet rapidly changing the journal publicati...
27 May 2021

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More Than a Color Scheme: The Future of Toxicology in Green Chemistry

Margaret “Meg” H. Whittaker, Managing Director and Chief Toxicologist of ToxServices LLC, outlines the ...
20 May 2021

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Speak Softly and Carry a Big Dataset: The Exposome

Ohio State University’s Darryl B. Hood reveals how a database with about 25,000 environmental factors and...
13 May 2021

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DNA Isn't Destiny, So What Is?

Epigenetics expert Dana C. Dolinoy of the University of Michigan School of Public Health illuminates how ou...
06 May 2021

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The United States of Toxicity

Retired National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Director and lifelong federal scientist...
29 Apr 2021

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Capturing Adverse Reactions

Meet co-hosts Anne Chappelle and David Faulkner as they explore the origins of Adverse Reactions, ...
22 Apr 2021

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