Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, U.S.A. Department of Health & Human Services. URL: http:// www.atsdr.cdc.gov. Purpose is to provide trusted health information to prevent harmful exposures and disease related to toxic substances. Tracks special issues as well as regulatory information.
American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (AACT). 777 East Park Drive, P.O. Box 8820, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8820. U.S.A. Phone: +1 717-558-7847. E-mail: [email protected]c. org. URL: http://www.clintox.org. Founded 1968. 600 members. Promotes research, education, prevention and treatment of diseases caused by chemicals, drugs, and toxins. Publishes material data sheets, toxicology and medical news, abstracts of annual conferences, the Journal of Toxicology—Clinical Toxicology and AACT Update. Membership directory limited to members only.
American Board of Toxicology (ABT). P.O. Box 30054, Raleigh, NC 27622. U.S.A. Phone: +1 919-841-5022. E-mail: [email protected]. URL: http://www.abtox.org. Founded 1979. The entire purpose is to promote standards for professionals in the field, including implementing tests and conferring recognition to those who pass the test. Publishes Directory of Diplomats and a newsletter. Directory only available to current and retired Diplomats.
American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT). 11240 Waples Mill Road, Suite 200, Fairfax, VA 22030. U.S.A.
Phone: +1 703-934-1223. E-mail: [email protected]. URL: http:// www.acmt.net. Founded 1993. 500 members. Dedicated to advancing the science and practice of medical toxicology (as recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties). Publishes Internet Journal of Medical Toxicology and the ACMT Newsletter.
American College of Toxicology (ACT). 9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814. U.S.A. Phone: +1 301-634-7840. E-mail: [email protected]. URL: http://actox.org. Founded 1972 (est.). Formed to educate professionals in areas of toxicology including applications of new developments. Publishes International Journal of Toxicology, annual meeting programs, and the American College of Toxicology Newsletter.
American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET). 9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814. U.S.A. Phone: +1 301-634-7060. E-mail: [email protected]. URL: http://www.aspet.org. Founded 1908. Formed to share pharmacological information with colleagues around the world. Has multiple chapters and divisions based on specialties. Publishes an online membership directory, Drug Metabolism and Disposition, Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Molecular Pharmacology, Pharmacological Reviews, Molecular Interventions, and The Pharmacologist.
European Society of Toxicologic Pathology (ESTP). E-mail: [email protected]. URL: http://www.eurotoxpath.org. Founded 2002. 350 members. Formerly the Gesellschaft fur Toxikologische Pathologie (GTP) of Germany but moved to a more European Society in order to actively promote toxico-logic pathology. Publishes Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology.
International Society of Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology (ISRTP). 6546 Belleview Drive, Columbia, MD 210461054. U.S.A. Phone: +1 410-992-9083. E-mail: [email protected]. URL: http://www.isrtp.org. Founded 175 (est.). 850 members. Purpose is to inform and educate scientists, legislators, and the media about scientific issues that will affect the regulatory process. Publishes Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology (Elsevier), a membership directory, and achievement awards.
International Union of Toxicology (IUTOX). 1821 Michael Farady Drive, Suite 300, Reston, VA 20190. U.S.A. Phone: +1 703-438-3103. E-mail: [email protected]. URL: http://www. toxicology.org/iutox. Founded 1980. 19,000 members. Purpose is to foster international scientific co-operation among toxi-cologists. Publishes conference notes, position statements, commission reports, and the IUTOX Newsletter.
Society of Toxicology (SOT). 1821 Michael Faraday Drive, Suite 300, Reston, VA 20190. U.S.A. Phone: +1 703-438-3115. E-mail: [email protected]. URL: http://www.toxicology.org. Founded 1961. 5000 members in over 40 countries. Practicing toxicologists and scientists from allied disciplines. Publishes Communique Newsletter, Resource Guide to Careers in Toxicology, Toxicological Sciences, and The Toxicologist. Membership directory limited to members only.
Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW). The Old School, Brewhouse Hill, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, AL4 8AN, England. Phone: +44 (0) 1582-831818. E-mail: [email protected] ufaw.org.uk. URL: http://www.ufaw.org.uk. Founded 1926. Scientific and technical animal welfare organization encompassing the treatment of animals in zoos, laboratories, on farms, as pets, and in the wild. Publishes the journal Animal Welfare.
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