Accession Number : ADA521498


Title :   Proceedings of the 2006 Toxicology and Risk Assessment Conference: Applying Mode of Action in Risk Assessment


Descriptive Note : Interim rept. Jul 2005-Jul 2006


Corporate Author : HUMAN EFFECTIVENESS DIRECTORATE WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH 711 HUMAN PERFORMANCE WING


Personal Author(s) : Mattie, David R ; Daunt, Patricia A ; Foureman, Gary L


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a521498.pdf


Report Date : Jul 2006


Pagination or Media Count : 85


Abstract : The 2006 Toxicology and Risk Assessment Conference was held April 25 and 26 at the Marriott North, Cincinnati, OH. The conference was co-sponsored by the Air Force (AFRL/Applied Biotechnology Branch, AFRL/Air Force Office of Scientific Research, and AFIOH/Health Risk Assessment Branch); Navy (NHRC/Environmental Health Effects Laboratory); Army (Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine); U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Center for Environmental Assessment; Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry/Division of Toxicology; and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health-Cincinnati OH, along with the cooperation of the National Research Council/National Academy of Sciences. The theme for the conference was: Applying Mode of Action to Risk Assessment, with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Assistant Administrator and Science Advisor, George M. Gray, PhD, delivering the key note address. The conference drew over 200 scientists throughout government, academia and industry. The conference has annually proven to provide networking opportunities and insight to toxicology.


Descriptors :   *SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH , *RISK ANALYSIS , *EXPOSURE(PHYSIOLOGY) , *UNCERTAINTY , *ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT , ECOLOGY , CANCER , HEAVY METALS , TOXICOLOGY , PREVENTIVE MEDICINE , BIOTECHNOLOGY , HEALTH , CHEMICAL CONTAMINATION , HAZARDS , SYMPOSIA


Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Medicine and Medical Research


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE