September 2014


Experimental Toxicology
Human health risk assessment
Food Toxicology
Environmental Health


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Posted on 17-09-2014

TecnATox members have published a new paper in the journal Human and Ecological Risk Assessment

Rovira J, Flores J, Schuhmacher M, Nadal M, Domingo JL. Long-Term Environmental Surveillance and Health Risks of Metals and PCDD/Fs Around a Cement Plant in Catalonia, Spain. Hum Ecol Risk Assess. Published on line: 12 Sep 2014. DOI:10.1080/10807039.2014.930620.

Posted on 17-09-2014

A new paper of TecnATox has been included in PubMed

Reverte I, Domingo JL, Colomina MT. Neurodevelopmental effects of decabromodiphenyl ether (BDE-209) in APOE transgenic mice. Neurotoxicol Teratol. 2014 Sep 2. pii: S0892-0362(14)00157-3. doi: 10.1016/ [Epub ahead of print]. Link

Posted on 10-09-2014


Members of TecnATox participated in the DIOXIN’2014 conference, which was held in Madrid (Spain) between August 31 and September 5, 2014.

Dr. Martí Nadal attended as member of the Scientific Committee, while he was also co-chair of the session Risk assessment, management and communication (Tuesday, September 2, 13:30-15:10, Doblón Room).

The following abstracts were presented:

Poster Session 1 - Monday, September 1 - 17:20-18:30
Session: Occurrence in sediments, soils and water I
Title: Climate change effects on PAH photodegradation in Mediterranean soils: A pilot study
Presenting author: Martí Nadal
Poster No.: 753

Poster Session 1 - Monday, September 1 - 17:20-18:30
Session: Advances in passive sampling for air and water
Title: Passive air sampling of PAHs at a local scale: Preliminary results in Tarragona County, Spain
Presenting author: Noelia Domínguez-Morueco
Poster No.: 754

Poster Session 3 - Thursday, September 4 - 17:20-18:30
Session: Toxicology and mechanisms I. Dioxins and dioxin-like chemicals
Title: Validation of a PBPK model to estimate PFASs in the human body
Presenting author: Martí Nadal
Poster No.: 1161

Posted on 25-08-2014

EUROTOX Edinburgh 2014

TecnATox members participated in the EUROTOX 2014, which took place from 7-10 September 2014 in Edinburgh.



Poster Number: P-2.75

Abstract Title: Ecotoxicity of PAHs in Mediterranean soils: The role of photodegradation under different climate change scenarios

Presenting Author: José L. Domingo

Poster Session: Poster Session 2

Poster Number: P-2.74

Abstract Title: Risk assessment of indoor exposure to formaldehyde: A potential threat

Presenting Author: José L. Domingo

Poster Session: Poster Session 2

Posted on 29-07-2014

A new paper of TecnATox has been included in PubMed

Roig N, Sierra J, Nadal M, Moreno-Garrido I, Nieto E, Hampel M, Gallego EP, Schuhmacher M, Blasco J. Assessment of sediment ecotoxicological status as a complementary tool for the evaluation of surface water quality: the Ebro river basin case study. Sci Total Environ. 2014 Jul 18. pii: S0048-9697(14)00998-X. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.06.125. [Epub ahead of print]. Link

Posted on 25-08-2014

Two new papers of TecnATox have been included in PubMed

Schuhmacher M, Fàbrega F, Kumar V, García F, Nadal M, Domingo JL. A PBPK model to estimate PCDD/F levels in adipose tissue: Comparison with experimental values of residents near a hazardous waste incinerator. Environ Int. 2014 Aug 9;73C:150-157. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2014.07.020. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25118088 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]. Link

Peris-Sampedro F, Salazar JG, Cabré M, Reverte I, Domingo JL, Sánchez-Santed F, Colomina MT. Impaired retention in AβPP Swedish mice six months after oral exposure to chlorpyrifos. Food Chem Toxicol. 2014 Aug 8;72C:289-294. doi: 10.1016/j.fct.2014.07.036. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25106752 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]. Link

Posted on 19-08-2014

A new paper of TecnATox has been included in PubMed

Alves RI, Sampaio CF, Nadal M, Schuhmacher M, Domingo JL, Segura-Muñoz SI. Metal concentrations in surface water and sediments from Pardo River, Brazil: Human health risks. . Environ Res. 2014 Jun 17;133C:149-155. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2014.05.012. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24949813 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]. Link

Posted on 25-06-2014