Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

HHS Teleconference: National Toxicology Program, Board of Scientific Counselors

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Toxicology Program (NTP), will hold a teleconference meeting of its Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC). The BSC, a federally chartered, external advisory group composed of scientists from the public and private sectors, will review and provide advice on programmatic activities. 

The preliminary agenda topics include:

  • Evolving the paradigm: In vivo to in vitro extrapolation
  • Nano/microplastics and health effects: Novel agents bring novel challenges
  • Traffic-related air pollution and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy: Disease as a toxicology focus
  • NTP studies of per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances: Understanding human translation

Members of the public may attend the teleconference with advance registration by February 21. More information is available at this Federal Register notice and at this NTP website.