Yesterday began with a fascinating MRC lecture by Dr. John D. Scott, who also met with trainees later in the day. It was also another packed day of scientific sessions, interspersed with committee, specialty section, and regional chapter meetings.
The 2014 Society of Toxicology (SOT) Annual Meeting attracted 6,500 toxicologists to scenic Phoenix, Arizona. Participants from around the globe attended the 53rd SOT Annual Meeting, with international attendees accounting for 20% of participants who arrived from countries that included France, Germ
Toxicologists generally agree that dietary supplements are safe for consumption when used appropriately. However, all recognize that there is a paucity of toxicity information available on them, as most human toxicity data must come from post-market analysis and data collection.
Today’s session “Understanding the Implications of Breastfed Infant Exposure to POPs: How Can We Do Better?” focused on the discussion of methods for estimating breastfed infant exposure to persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and potential application of the methods in human health risk assessment.