News

16 Feb 2018

Bisphenol A: EU reduces limits for food contact materials

The EU Commission has published a new Regulation that lowers the regulatory specific migration limit ('SML') for Bisphenol A in food contact materials ...


16 Jan 2018

Draft guidance document for endocrine disruptors available for comments until 31 January 2018

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) are inviting interested parties to comment on the draft guidance document for identifying endocrine disruptors under EU legislation for pesticides and biocides ...


20 Dec 2017

Season's Greetings

Wishing you and your families a relaxing and peaceful festive season, and a very happy New Year 2018. Martin Wilks and the SCAHT team


18 Dec 2017

FHNW joins the SCAHT network as collaborator

The School of Life Sciences of the Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz (FHNW) already has collaborations with the SCAHT through the Molecular Toxicology group headed by Prof Laura Suter-Dick, and has expressed an interest to join the SCAHT network ...


14 Dec 2017

Visit by the State Secretary to the SCAHT

On 29th November, the State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation, Dr Mauro Dell’Ambrogio, visited the SCAHT at the University of Geneva ...


14 Dec 2017

EFSA BPA protocol endorsed

In December 2017, EFSA’s expert Panel CEF discussed and endorsed a scientific protocol for the upcoming re-evaluation of Bisphenol A (BPA) hazards ...


10 Nov 2017

Feature update of the Effectopedia

The Effectopedia tool which is an integrative part of the AOP Knowledge Base allows quantitative depiction of the relationships between molecular initiating events, key events, and the in vivo adverse outcomes within an Adverse Outcome Pathway (AOP) ...


27 Oct 2017

“Bridging the gap between academic researchers and regulators is the ongoing theme for the decade”

says Rex FitzGerald in an interview for the OpenTox EURO 2017.


4 Sep 2017

2-day SCAHT Research Retreat was well received

The event gathered researchers from all institutions participating in the SCAHT, as well as representatives from the Swiss regulatory authorities ...