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The Politics of Funding Scientific Research: A Canadian Case Study

Canadian scientists and researchers rejoiced last October as Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party claimed victory in Canada’s 2015 election, signaling a potential end to a decade of fiscal austerity that has bedeviled federal researchers as well as scientists seeking federal funding. Now, a year...


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Annual Meeting, Toxicological Sciences, and Outreach Efforts Promote Essential Nature of Toxicology

As we progress through the year, Council continues to concentrate its efforts on the goals of our strategic plan and our current mega focus of enhancing the Society’s efforts to increase the stature and recognition of toxicology among other biomedical disciplines. Achievement of the mega focus...


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Toxicology’s Pivotal Role in Natural and Environmental Disaster Recovery and Research

If asked to describe large-scale disasters occurring recently, many of us would probably name the 2015 Nepalese earthquake that killed 9,000 people or Hurricane Matthew’s path of death and destruction through Haiti and the surrounding region in September/October 2016. In 2015, the United...


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Through the Decades: How the SOT Achievement Award Impacts Early Career Scientists

The SOT Achievement Award is one of the two oldest awards bestowed by SOT and focuses on early career scientists, recognizing those who have made significant contributions to toxicology within 15 years of obtaining his/her highest earned degree. To discover the impact of the award on its...


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Spotlight on Toxicology at the US FDA Center for Tobacco Products (CTP)

By: US FDA Center for Tobacco Products staff The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) oversees the implementation of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. CTP’s responsibilities include setting product standards, reviewing premarket...