National Toxicology Program

Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name National Toxicology Program
Abbreviated name NTP
Owner/Developer U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Country United States of America
Languages English
Description NTP is an interagency program whose mission is to evaluate agents of public health concern by developing and applying tools of modern toxicology and molecular biology. The program maintains an objective, science-based approach in dealing with critical issues in toxicology and is committed to using the best science available to prioritize, design, conduct, and interpret its studies. To that end, NTP is continually evolving to remain at the cutting edge of scientific research and to develop and apply new technologies.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Research Program/Project/Grant
Sub categories National / Regional Program
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website, Audio / Video
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Scientists, Policy-makers, Regulators, Industry, Researchers
Users access Open access
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Replacement, Reduction, Refinement
Purpose Toxicological and safety evaluation, Production and quality control, Education and training, Documentation and information, Regulatory testing, Method development
Technology/Tools Alternative test methods (in vitro), Non-testing methods (in silico), Animal testing (in vivo), Omics, Integrated approaches to testing and assessment (IATA), High throughput screening, High content screening, Analytics