As scientists in this world, Toxicologists share in the responsibility to not only maintain or accelerate the pace of scientific understanding and its practical application, but also ensure that we do so without accumulating unnecessary risks to our health and longevity along the way.
This session is especially timely as laboratories in different parts of the world are developing new capabilities to conduct the OECD 443 guideline and regulatory bodies place new emphasis on evaluation of DNT data for children's health risk assessments.
An eye-opening session that related the ways in which we, as scientists, are not getting our messages across to the public. There is a new group of “experts” in town, and it is not us! These new experts are defined by social media: Our friends, Twitter and Facebook users, bloggers, and celebrities.
Dr. Stockinger proceeded to walk the audience through the story of the discovery of a high-affinity, endogenous ligand and the role of the Ahr in the burst of metabolic activity that regulates this ligand.