21 Nov 2023

Prof Dr Ellen Fritsche has been appointed as new Director of the SCAHT

The Foundation Council of the Swiss Centre for Applied Human Toxicology (SCAHT) has appointed Prof Ellen Fritsche MD as the new Director of the Centre ...

13 Nov 2023

High mobile phone use may impact sperm count

A new study conducted by a team from the University of Geneva in collaboration with the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute explored the effects of mobile phones on semen quality of young men ...

4 Aug 2023

SCAHT and EFSA organise a Continuing Education Course (CEC) at EUROTOX 2023 in Ljubljana

The CEC introduces key principles of public risk perception and shows their relevance for (risk) communication within topical and applied use cases ...

3 Aug 2023

SCAHT member joins new OECD Advisory Group on Emerging Science in Chemicals Assessment (ESCA)

Lothar Aicher, SCAHT Regulatory Toxicologist, was nominated by the Swiss national coordinator of the OECD test guidelines programme as a member of the new OECD Advisory Group ...

31 Jul 2023

Registration for individual modules of the MAS Toxicology 2022-2024 still open

There are places left for Modules 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14. You can register to individual modules up to one month before the start of the lessons.

21 Feb 2023

Total copper intakes below new safe level

Combined exposure to copper from all sources does not pose health concerns for the European population, say EFSA’s scientific experts ...

9 Nov 2022

Congratulations to Prof Martin Smieško

Appointment as Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Science of the University of Basel in October 2022.

3 Nov 2022

Nicolas Roth reappointed as Associate Editor for Evidence Synthesis Methods at Environment International

In 2016 Environment International  became the first environmental health journal to adopt specialist policies for handling evidence synthesis submissions ...

15 Aug 2022

Congratulations to Prof Michel Rossier

Appointment as Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva earlier this year.