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Scientists at the Forefront of Understanding Exposure Risks and Leading Innovations in Toxicology Research Recognized with 2018 SOT Awards

Through its awards, SOT honors more than two dozen groundbreaking scientists, emerging leaders, postdoctoral researchers, and graduate students who are advancing the science of toxicology. The SOT Awards also recognize the contributions of educators...
14-Dec-2017 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

SOT Releases Issue Statement on Low-Level Arsenic Exposure

The Society of Toxicology (SOT) has approved a new Issue Statement on the issues and complexities associated with understanding the health risk from low-level arsenic exposure.
7-Dec-2017 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

SOT Releases Issue Statement on Safety of Genetically Engineered Food Crops

The Society of Toxicology (SOT) has approved a new Issue Statement on food and feed safety related to genetically engineered (GE) crops (commonly referred to as GMOs). The Society's journal, Toxicological Sciences, also has published a new forum...
4-Dec-2017 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Research Articles on Transcriptomics to Aid Risk Assessment, Pregnancy and Carcinogen Metabolism, and More Featured in Toxicological Sciences

Editor's Highlights include papers on aryl hydrocarbon receptor activation and neutrophil function; transcriptomic analysis of TCE and PCE in the liver and kidney; functional genomics of TCE metabolites genotoxicity; and increased aflatoxin b1...
9-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

October 2017 ToxSci Online: Impact of Gene-Editing Tools on Safety Assessment

The October 2017 issue of Toxicological Sciences (Vol. 159, Issue 2) includes a wide range of articles on topics representing the latest in toxicological research and advances.
25-Oct-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Predatory Journals: How to Spot and Avoid Them

Scientific research and publishing over the past decade has experienced some substantial transformations—and not in a good way. With an increasing number of poor-quality scientific journals appearing in the marketplace, it is important to know how...
24-Aug-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Opioid Abuse and Overdose: How Toxicologists Are Addressing This Public Health Crisis

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With increasing reports of and concerns about opioid abuse, there are actions toxicologists can take to help prevent and treat the problem.
24-May-2017 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Metabolic Syndrome: Toxicology’s Next Patient

A rise in caloric consumption combined with a decrease in physical activity has contributed to a boom of metabolic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular diseases (e.g., heart failure and stroke).
6-Mar-2017 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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