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October 25, 2007

NTP Board Will Review Proposed Research and Testing of Nanoscale Gold

Lynn L. Bergeson

On October 17, 2007, the National Toxicology Program (NTP) announced that the Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC) will meet on December 6, 2007. The notice states that the preliminary agenda topics include review of NTP study nominations and proposed research and testing activities for several substances, including nanoscale gold. Written comments are due November 21, 2007. The deadline for pre-registration is November 29, 2007. NTP will post when available a copy of the preliminary agenda, committee roster, draft NTP research concepts, and any additional information on the NTP website. The meeting will be videocast through the Internet.