US centre awards grants for alternative test methods research

In the US, the Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT) has announced the recipients of its 2012-2013 CAAT grants for researchers working to develop new methods for in vitro and non-mammalian toxicity testing methods. Grants have been awarded to five researchers investigating new test methods for determining health effects that include neurotoxicity, developmental toxicity and teratogenic effects.


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