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Volunteers Make the Undergraduate Diversity Program Possible—Thank You!

This was a special year for the Undergraduate Diversity Program at the SOT 58th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo in Baltimore, Maryland. We celebrated the 30th Anniversary of the program, which has been an important SOT project to increase diversity in toxicology. The foresight of SOT leaders in the...

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Toxicology History: Reference Materials

The SOT 58th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo in Baltimore, Maryland, provided a forum for toxicologists interested in the history of toxicology to join together and discuss possible methods to increase awareness of this history. Such possibilities included the potential of incorporating a Historical...

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Thank You, 2019 SOT Annual Meeting Supporters

SOT thanks its 2019 Annual Meeting Supporters. The contributions of Supporters help keep the Annual Meeting affordable while underscoring the strong commitment to and support of the SOT mission of “creating a safer and healthier world by advancing the science and increasing the impact of...

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The Challenges of Choosing Blood-Brain Barrier Neurodevelopmental Models

Disruptions in blood-brain barrier (BBB) integrity and permeability early in life are associated with neurodevelopmental disorders. These alterations also increase the possibility and ease for chemicals to travel into the brain, which may not otherwise occur. Unfortunately, most BBB models...

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Share in the Science Presented during the SOT 58th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo

SOT Reporters volunteered to share their impressions and insight about the sessions and events that took place during the SOT 58th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo from March 10 to March 14, 2019, in Baltimore, Maryland. Their articles, which are still being delivered, represent the range of session...

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2019 SOT Annual Meeting Lost and Found

Thank you for attending the SOT 58th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo in Baltimore, Maryland, March 10‒14, 2019. At the conclusion of this meeting, several items remained unclaimed in the SOT Headquarters Lost and Found. These items include a set of car keys; a black Columbia winter jacket; an edition...

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Let’s Talk about TAO: Toxicology, Assessment, and Organized Training in Africa

Like an old wine that gets better with age, the Toxicologists of African Origin (TAO) Special Interest Group annual Informational Session gets more souped up. At the SOT 58th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo, the Informational Session “Toxicology Education and Risk Assessment Training in Africa:...

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Acute Oral and Inhalation Toxicity: Impressions on Finding Alternatives for Testing

Nikki Gellatly of the National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement & Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs) is the author of this post. Acute toxicity test data are required by regulatory agencies across many regions and sectors and are used for a wide range of purposes — from...

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A Closer Look at Oxidative Stress

I had the opportunity to serve as an SOT Reporter for the Symposium entitled “Role of Oxidative Stress in Health and Disease: Mechanisms, Methods of Detection, and Biomarkers” just at the end of SOT 58th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland, on...