Earlier this year, an SOT member proposed the need for the Society to develop an Issue Statement on hookah use. SOT Council approved the idea and formed a writing team of experts on the subject and related topics. The draft statement is now available for SOT member comment.
Linda Birnbaum, Director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and the National Toxicology Program (NTP), was the Society of Toxicology (SOT-sponsored speaker at this year’s ABRCMS November 12–15 in San Antonio, Texas.
The Scientific Program Committee would like to announce that there will be a late-breaking abstract submission opportunity for the 2015 Annual Meeting. This final submission phase will take place from Friday, December 5, 2014, through Monday, January 12, 2015.
Science headlines this week included new research on how mice genetic expression and genomes relate to those of humans, as well as research indicating that light may be skewing test results on nanoparticles’ health effects.