27 Nov 2019
Media release on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the SCAHT
The Swiss Centre for Applied Human Toxicology (SCAHT), a centre of excellence that assesses the risks of chemical substances to human health, celebrates its 10-year anniversary this month ...
21 Nov 2019
SST Annual Meeting 2019 and 10th Anniversary of the SCAHT
This year's Annual Meeting of the Swiss Society of Toxicology will be held in conjunction with a celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Swiss Centre for Applied Human Toxicology (SCAHT) ...
13 Nov 2019
Podcast: SCAHT researcher David Pamies discusses the use of brain organoids to study toxicity
SCAHT researcher David Pamies from the University of Lausanne, discusses the potential of brain organoids to study the neurotoxic effects of compounds ...
27 Sep 2019
Invitation for submissions: "Future Nanosafety" - Chemical Research in Toxicology, Special Issue
Editors Prof. Harald Krug and Dr. Annette Kraegeloh. Submission deadline 15 November 2019.
27 Sep 2019
EFSA cumulative risk assessment of pesticides in food
EFSA is carrying out a public consultation on its pilot assessments of the risks posed to humans by residues of multiple pesticides in food. Interested parties have until 15 November to submit comments on two assessments ...
27 Sep 2019
Invitation for submissions: "Environmental Toxicology" - Chemical Research in Toxicology, Special Issue
Editors Prof. Jiayin Dai (Chinese Academy of Sciences), Dr. Christopher Lau (US EPA) and Dr. Yang Song (Southwest University, China). Submission deadline 15 January 2020.
24 Sep 2019
Future chemical risk assessment - have your say!
There is an opportunity to participate in a survey on using non-animal methods, mechanistic information and the Adverse Outcome Pathway (AOP) Framework in chemical risk assessment ...
2 Sep 2019
Heritable effects of parental phthalate exposure
A recent study by the group of Ariane Giacobino has investigated the underlying reasons for differences in susceptibility of male foetuses to in utero phthalate exposure and its effect on spermatogenesis ...
22 May 2019
Poor semen quality in Switzerland
Researchers from the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland, working in collaboration with the SCAHT and other institutions and with logistical support from the Swiss army, have undertaken the first nationwide assessment of the semen quality of men between the age of 18 and 22 ...
21 May 2019
SCAHT Experten-Kommentar zu K-Tipp Artikel über Haaranalysen für Schadstoffnachweis
Das SCAHT betrachtet es als kritisch, wenn dem Leser suggeriert wird, dass man aufgrund der gezeigten Daten Rückschlüsse auf mögliche Gesundheitsschäden ziehen kann ...