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Scientists explore e-waste globally and bee hive health
Two topics of particular interest to the state of California will headline a gathering of more than 7,000 toxicologists from more than 50 countries at San Francisco's Moscone Center next month -- the negative impacts of electronic waste and the status of honey bee health and California's agriculture industry. (2012-02-21)
Toxicologists' annual meeting in San Francisco to showcase the latest scientific achievements
The Society's March 11-15 Meeting will take place at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, CA. (2012-01-24)
Meeting: Scientists to explore 60 topical issues related to human health and the environment
A group of 7,000 scientists working in multiple specialties, from more than 50 countries, will meet Mar. (2013-02-06)
Professor Daniel G. Cyr receives the Gabriel L. Plaa Award of Distinction
Professor Daniel G. Cyr of the Centre INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier is the recipient of the highest award given by the Society of Toxicology of Canada, the Gabriel L. (2014-10-08)
SAGE to publish International Journal of Toxicology
SAGE, the world's fifth largest journals publisher, has partnered with the American College of Toxicology to publish its official publication, the International Journal of Toxicology, beginning in 2009. (2008-12-09)
Leading toxicologist warns against new drug of abuse
An internationally recognized toxicologist at the University of Newcastle has warned of the dangers of abusing the drug benzylpiperazine. (2007-04-27)
TetraQ recognized for toxicology services
TetraQ, the integrated preclinical contract research provider based at the University of Queensland, has attained Good Laboratory Practice recognition for its toxicology services after satisfying rigorous internationally benchmarked criteria. (2008-05-16)
Doubtful post-mortem evidence may lead to miscarraiges of justice
The science of measuring drug levels in the blood after death is far from robust and based on flawed evidence- leading to likely miscarraiges of justice and conspiracy theories, say forensic scientists in this week's BMJ. (2004-09-16)
The world's largest group of toxicologists meet at 50th Anniversary Annual Meeting
From March 6-10, 2011, more than 7,000 toxicologists are expected to attend the Society of Toxicology 50th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo, at the Walter E. (2011-01-10)
2004 Pharmacology/Therapeutics/Toxicology Award to Haas
Dr. Daniel Haas, Professor of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, has been named 2004 recipient of the Pharmacology, Therapeutics, & Toxicology Research Award, presented today during the Opening Ceremonies of the 82nd General Session of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), convening at the Hawaii Convention Center. (2004-03-10)
Nonprescription medication abuse underestimated
Nonprescription medications are just as likely a cause of poisoning as prescription drugs, according to a new study by Timothy Wiegand, M.D. from the University of Rochester Medical Center in the US and colleagues. (2012-10-04)
Clemson professor receives Menzie Environmental Education Award
Clemson University professor Stephen Klaine received the Menzie Environmental Education Award from the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. (2013-12-03)
Springer and the American College of Medical Toxicology to work together
Springer and the American College of Medical Toxicology have signed an agreement to collaborate on the publication of the Journal of Medical Toxicolog, the official journal of the ACMT, beginning in March 2010. (2009-11-24)
@Toxicology in the Twittersphere: More than just 140 characters
A valuable role exists for the use of social media in medicine, new research has shown. (2013-11-11)
CIIT researchers honored for 'Paper of the Year'
Two teams of researchers from CIIT are honored with (2000-04-03)
Link possible between pet food contamination and baby formula contamination
A study published in the November issue of Toxicological Sciences describes the kidney toxicity of melamine and cyanuric acid based on research that was done to characterize the toxicity of the compounds that contaminated pet food in North America in 2007. (2008-10-15)
Non-animal approach to predict impact of nanomaterials on human lung published
A compilation of recommendations from a 2015 workshop organized by the PETA International Science Consortium Ltd. appears in a report in Archives of Toxicology. (2016-05-02)
Health and environmental sciences director named DuPont 'Distinguished Scientist'
Dr. Robert W. Rickard, science director for the DuPont Haskell Laboratory for Health and Environmental Sciences in Newark, Del., today was named DuPont Distinguished Scientist, the highest honor accorded by DuPont to a technical professional. (2005-05-05)
A milestone in aquatic toxicology
The public release of first generation annotations for the fathead minnow genome was published today in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. (2017-08-29)
Mass Spectral and GC Data of Drugs, Poisons, Pesticides, Pollutants and Their Metabolites
The gold standard for clinical mass spectral data: The world's most comprehensive reference is now completely redesigned and condensed into two handy volumes and a CD-ROM. (2007-11-29)
Hersh receives IADR Research Award in Pharmacology
Dr. Elliot V. Hersh, professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Pharmacology, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Science, Philadelphia, has been named the 2007 recipient of the Pharmacology, Therapeutics, & Toxicology Research Award, presented today during the opening ceremonies of the 85th General Session of the International Association for Dental Research, convening at the Ernest N. (2007-03-21)
Dartmouth researchers find that arsenic triggers unique mechanism in rare leukemia
Dartmouth Medical School researchers have identified a new way that arsenite, a form of arsenic, acts in treating a rare cancer known as APL, or acute promyelocytic leukemia. (2007-01-08)
Toxicologists To Meet March 14-18 In New Orleans
The Society of Toxicology will hold its annual meeting, March 14-18,1999 in New Orleans. (1999-03-02)
PETA and PCRM researchers publish on in vitro methods for assessing tobacco toxicity
The tobacco industry and regulatory authorities should support more relevant and less costly in vitro toxicology testing methods over unreliable animal testing, according to a review of research advances published this week in the comment pages of the peer-reviewed scientific journal Alternatives to Laboratory Animals. (2015-04-01)
Meechan receives IADR Research Award in Pharmacology
Dr. John G. Meechan, Senior Lecturer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne in the United Kingdom, has been named the 2006 recipient of the Pharmacology, Therapeutics, & Toxicology Research Award, presented today during the Opening Ceremonies of the 84th General Session of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), convening at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. (2006-06-28)
Beating the poppy seed defense: New test can distinguish heroin use from seed ingestion
Heroin is one of the most widely used illegal drugs in the world, but drug testing has long been challenged by the difficulty in separating results of illicit heroin users from those who have innocently eaten poppy seeds containing a natural opiate. (2014-01-07)
Experts debate the advantages of using stem cells for predictive toxicology screening
An esteemed panel of scientists and clinicians with expertise in developmental biology and toxicology examined the potential benefits and current limitations of using stem cell-based tissue and organ models to screen for the toxicity of chemicals and drugs in the laboratory. (2017-04-05)
Sterility in frogs caused by environmental pharmaceutical progestogens
Frogs appear to be very sensitive to progestogens, a kind of pharmaceutical that is released into the environment. (2011-02-16)
Hear about emerging trends in toxicology research
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health, will have a major presence at the annual Society of Toxicology meeting in Baltimore, Md. (2009-03-13)
NIH joins SOT to celebrate 50 years of toxicology science
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the National Toxicology Program, part of the National Institutes of Health, will mark the 50th anniversary of the Society of Toxicology at the SOT annual meeting in Washington, D.C., March 6-10, 2011. (2011-03-02)
TCDD-dioxin-is listed as 'known human carcinogen' in Federal Government's Ninth Report on Carcinogens
TCDD or Dioxin has been added to the list of substances known to be a human carcinogen in the Ninth Report on Carcinogens. (2001-01-18)
New studies advance scientific knowledge of drinking water disinfection byproducts
In its September/October issue, the International Journal of Toxicology is pleased to publish the last in a series of four studies examining possible reproductive and developmental health effects from two byproducts of drinking water chlorination. (2002-10-15)
UNC awarded grant to improve understanding of chemical effects on environment, health
The United States Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health a $3.4 million grant to help strengthen the school's research portfolio in computational toxicology and bioinformatics. (2008-06-25)
Patty's Toxicology, 6th Edition, 6-Volume Set
The expanded 6th Edition of the cornerstone reference work on occupational health and toxicology is now published by Wiley. (2012-09-24)
Marshall University scientist receives $60,000 grant to explore link between obesity and cancer
A Marshall University researcher has been awarded a one-year, $60,000 grant from the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Foundation. (2012-02-13)
VCU receives NIH grant to expand Alcohol Research Center
Virginia Commonwealth University has received a federal grant totaling $6.9 million to study the genetics of alcohol abuse and alcoholism -- work that may lead to further advances in its treatment, control and prevention. (2014-08-19)
Scientists propose non-animal tools for assessing the toxicity of nanomaterials
Washington -A workshop organized last year by the PETA International Science Consortium Ltd has resulted in an article published today in the journal Particle and Fibre Toxicology. (2016-04-25)
Scientists quantify nanofiber health risk to workers
Health risks posed to people who work with tiny fibers used in manufacturing industries could be reduced, thanks to new research. (2012-08-22)
Oxford University Press acquires 2 journals from Preston Publications
Oxford University Press is pleased to announce the acquisition of two titles, Journal of Analytical Toxicology and Journal of Chromatographic Science, from Preston Publications, in a transaction managed by DeSilva+Phillips. (2011-12-07)
2005 Pharmacology, Therapeutics, & Toxicology Research Award
Dr. Paul Moore, Director, Oral Health Science Institute, University of Pittsburgh, PA, has been named 2005 recipient of the Pharmacology, Therapeutics, & Toxicology Research Award, presented today during the Opening Ceremonies of the 83rd General Session of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), convening at the Baltimore Convention Center. (2005-03-09)
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