August 2014


Experimental Toxicology
Human health risk assessment
Food Toxicology
Environmental Health

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


Members of TecnATox will take part in the DIOXIN’2014 conference, which will be held in Madrid (Spain) between August 31 and September 5, 2014.

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

The following abstracts will be 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

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

Prof. José L. Domingo is recognized as a Highly Cited Researcher 2014

Prof. José L. Domingo, director of TecnATox, has been named as a “Highly Cited Researcher” in a new, updated list recently announced by Thomson Reuters.  This list includes some of the “world’s leading scientific minds” whose publications are among the most influential in their fields. This scientific recognition is reserved to those researchers with the greatest numbers of reports officially designated by Essential Science Indicators as Highly Cited Papers - ranking among the top 1% most cited for their subject field and year of publication. Prof. Domingo is one of the 114 researchers in the area of Agricultural Sciences. The complete list of “Highly Cited Researchers 2014”, available at, includes 3.200 scientists of 21 research fields. Link. Link

Posted on 20-06-2014

EUROTOX Edinburgh 2014

TecnATox members will take part in the EUROTOX 2014, which will take 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

Montse Marquès has been awarded with a grant of the NILS Science and Sustainability Programme.

Montse Marquès, a predoctoral student member of TecnATox, has received an  ABEL Individual Mobility grant from NILS Science and Sustainability Programme. The goal is to develop the project entitled "Climate change  impact on the occurrence of PAH transformation products in Arctic soils"in collaboration with the University Centre of Svalbard (UNIS) and the Norwegian University of Life Science (NMBU/IKBM), under the supervision of Professor  Rolland Kallenborn, a reputed scientist in the areas of climate change and persistent organic pollutants (POPs).

Posted on 25-06-2014

A new paper of TecnATox has been included in PubMed

Paolo CD, Cabré M, Domingo JL, Gómez M. Melatonin does not modify the concentration of different metals in AβPP transgenic mice. Food Chem Toxicol. 2014 Jun 4. pii: S0278-6915(14)00259-2. doi: 10.1016/j.fct.2014.05.025. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:24907622 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]. Link

Posted on 09-06-2014