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DIOXIN 2015

TecnATox members will take part in the 35th INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON HALOGENATED PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS (DIOXIN2015), which will take place from 23-28 August, in São Paulo, Brazil.

Poster: PAP019556
Title: CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACT ON THE PAH PHOTODEGRADATION IN MEDITERRANEAN SOILS
Authors: Marquès M, Mari M, Sierra J, Schuhmacher M, Nadal M, Domingo JL
day: POSTER SESSION 1, on August 24th, 2015, from 13:00 - 14:00. Board nº 31.

Poster: PAP019558
Title: LONG-TERM BIOLOGICAL MONITORING OF PCDD/Fs AND OTHER ORGANIC SUBSTANCES IN WORKERS OF A HAZARDOUS WASTE INCINERATOR
Authors: Marquès M, Mari M, Vilavert L , Nadal M, Schuhmacher M, Domingo JL
day: POSTER SESSION 2, on August 25th, 2015, from 13:00 - 14:00. Board nº 21.


Posted on 29-07-2015


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Posted on 29-07-2015

New paper of TecnATox

Fàbrega F, Kumar V, Benfenati E, Schuhmacher M, Domingo JL, Nadal M. Physiologically based pharmacokinetic modeling of perfluoroalkyl substances in the human body. Toxicol Environ Chem. doi: 10.1080/02772248.2015.1060976. Link


Posted on 17-07-2015

Participation in a new H2020 project

TecnATox is one of the partners of the new Horizon2020 project EUROMIX, coordinated by the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM). For the next 4 years, participants from 22 institutions and 5 associated partners, including the World Health Organization and the US Environmental Protection Agency, will be jointly evaluating the combined exposure to mixtures of multiple food‐related toxic substances and their combined risks, from different perspectives. The project is ultimately aimed at developing an experimentally verified, tiered strategy for the risk assessment of mixtures of multiple chemicals derived from multiple sources across different life stages.

Researchers from three different areas of TecnATox (Experimental toxicology, Human health risk assessment, and Food toxicology) will be fully involved in the development of the project, which includes PBPK modeling, in vivo experimental studies, validation with human data, total diet studies, and health risk assessment. In May 20-21, the kick-off meeting of EUROMIX took place at the Headquarters of RIVM (Utrecht, The Netherlands).


Posted on 27-05-2015

Most cited authors in Toxicology

The Director of TecnATox, Professor Jose L. Domingo, was included on the list (position #6) of the 30 most frequently cited European authors within the topic Toxicology as the magazine LabTimes compiled in its last update (#1, 2015). The list, which is referred to articles published between 2005 and 2011, is leaded by Prof. Mark T.D. Cronin, from the University of Liverpool (UK). England is the European country with more citations, while Spain occupies the 6th place. In fact, Prof. Domingo is the only Spanish researcher among the top-30 toxicologists across Europe. Link. Link


Posted on 17-07-2015

Reconeixement Mare Terra

Prof. José L. Domingo received the award: Reconeixement Mare Terra (Mother Earth Recognition), the event was held on Friday 5th June, at 8:00 p.m., at Metropol Theatre in Tarragona.


Posted on 03-06-2015

Three new papers of TecnATox included in PubMed

 

Peris-Sampedro F, Cabré M, Basaure P, Reverte I, Domingo JL, Teresa Colomina M. Adulthood dietary exposure to a common pesticide leads to an obese-like phenotype and a diabetic profile in apoE3 mice. Environ Res. 2015 Jul 7;142:169-176. Link

Rovira J, Vilavert L, Nadal M, Schuhmacher M, Domingo JL. Temporal trends in the levels of metals, PCDD/Fs and PCBs in the vicinity of a municipal solid waste incinerator. Preliminary assessment of human health risks. Waste Manag. 2015 Jun 27. pii: S0956-053X(15)00423-7. doi: 10.1016/j.wasman.2015.05.039. [Epub ahead of print]. Link

Vilavert L, Nadal M, Schuhmacher M, Domingo JL. Two Decades of Environmental Surveillance in the Vicinity of a Waste Incinerator: Human Health Risks Associated with Metals and PCDD/Fs. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol. 2015 Jun 9. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26054593. Link


Posted on 20-05-2015