Meeting Report: Hazard Assessment for Nanoparticles—Report from an Interdisciplinary Workshop

  title={Meeting Report: Hazard Assessment for Nanoparticles—Report from an Interdisciplinary Workshop},
  author={John M Balbus and Andrew D. Maynard and Vicki L. Colvin and Vincent Castranova and George P. Daston and Richard A. Denison and Kevin L. Dreher and Peter L. Goering and Alan M. Goldberg and Kristen M. Kulinowski and Nancy A Monteiro-Riviere and G{\"u}nther Oberd{\"o}rster and Gilbert S. Omenn and Kent E. Pinkerton and Kenneth S. Ramos and Kathleen M. Rest and Jennifer Sass and Ellen Kovner Silbergeld and Brian A. Wong},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
In this report we present the findings from a nanotoxicology workshop held 6-7 April 2006 at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC. Over 2 days, 26 scientists from government, academia, industry, and nonprofit organizations addressed two specific questions: what information is needed to understand the human health impact of engineered nanoparticles and how is this information best obtained? To assess hazards of nanoparticles in the near-term, most participants… CONTINUE READING


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