Dr. Ganey highlights the Society’s commitment to and the importance of mentoring and provides updates on SOT’s partnerships with the Japanese Society of Toxicology (JSOT) and the International Union of Toxicology (IUTOX).
On June 22, US President Barack Obama signed the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, which reformed the 40-year-old Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). It passed the US House of Representatives by a 403 to 12 vote and the US Senate by a voice vote.
I hope all who attended our 55th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo in New Orleans enjoyed the fine food, extraordinary music, and, last but not least, the most recent scientific advances that were presented in our sessions. The last time the meeting was in New Orleans was more than 10 years ago.