The Society of Toxicology (SOT) learned of the passing of SOT Charter Member John Doull, MD, PhD, FAACT, ATS, on March 24, 2017. Dr. Doull was Professor Emeritus, University of Kansas Medical School and an author of Casarett and Doull’s Toxicology: The Basics of Poisons.
SOT is developing an issue statement titled “Food and Feed Safety of Genetically Engineered Food Crops.” As part of the process, SOT membership has seven (7) days to provide comment and input on this draft.
Many of you are probably aware of a planned March for Science in Washington, DC, and other cities around the world in April. The march is in support of science, with particular emphasis on supporting scientific research and the impartial and objective use of science in decision-making.