The Toxicology Forum: 44th Annual Winter Meeting

By Brian Hughes, NSF International (Chair) Grace Chappell, ToxStrategies, Inc. (Co-Chair) Tracy Chen, US FDA Weihsueh Chiu, Texas A&M University Laurie Dolan, GRAS Associates Allison Harrill, NIEHS Esther Haugabrooks, Physician's Council for Responsible Medicine Jessica Lyn LaRocca, Corteva Agriscience Santhini Ramasamy, US EPA/NCEA Reza Rasoulpour, Corteva Agriscience Satinder Sarang, Shell International
February 3, 2020

During the Toxicology Forum on Monday, January 27, 2020,  a session focused on the new methodologies in risk characterization of PFAS as well as challenges and opportunities in PFAS research. Find the session details and links to presentations, below. 

Session: Use of New Approach Methodologies in Risk Characterization of PFAS: Challenges and Opportunities

Michael DeVito, US EPA/CCTE
Laurie Haws, ToxStrategies, Inc.

8:00 AM–8:05 AM

Introduction to the Session

Laurie Haws, ToxStrategies, Inc.

8:05 AM–8:20 AM

Issues That the US FDA Is Facing in Terms of PFAS Compounds in Foods

David Goldman, US FDA

8:20 AM–8:35 AM

Issues That the US EPA Is Facing in Terms of PFAS Compounds in the Environment

Bruce Rodan, US EPA

8:35 AM–9:05 AM

A Chemical Category-Based Approach for Selecting and Screening PFAS for Toxicity and Toxicokinetic Testing

Grace Patlewicz, US EPA/CCTE

9:05 AM–9:35 AM

Use of High-Throughput Toxicity Testing to Assess PFAS 

Michael DeVito, US EPA/CCTE

9:35 AM–10:05 AM

Application of High-Throughput Toxicokinetics in the Assessment of PFAS

Barbara Wetmore, US EPA/CCTE

10:05 AM–10:35 AM

Scientific Program Break—Attendee Small Group Discussion

10:35 AM–11:00 AM

Application of High-Throughput Exposure Modeling in Risk-Based Prioritization for PFAS 

Caroline Ring, ToxStrategies, Inc.

11:00 AM–12:00 Noon

Moderated Panel Discussion 

All speakers +

Erik Olson, National Resources Defense Council
Steve Via, American Waterworks Association
Jane Luxton, Lewis Brisbois LLC

12:00 Noon–12:30 PM

Special Session: What Evidence Sustains Health and Safety Regulations?

Gio Batta Gori, Health Policy Center

12:30 PM–1:30 PM

Attendee Luncheon
(Included with Registration)

1:30 PM–5:00 PM

Session: An Evolution of Risk Assessment for Potential Carcinogens in Food—Has the Time Arrived?

Moderator: Craig Llewellyn, Toxicology Regulatory Services

1:30 PM–2:00 PM

Carcinogenic Assessment of Substances in Food: Challenges, Potential Solutions, and Reality

Paul Hanlon, Abbott Nutrition

2:00 PM–2:30 PM

Has the End Arrived for the Bioassay and Why?

Jay Goodman, Michigan State University

2:30 PM–3:00 PM

Regulatory Perspective on Advances in Understanding Carcinogenicity of Substances Found in Food

Suzanne Fitzpatrick, US FDA/CFSAN

3:00 PM–3:30 PM

Scientific Program Break—Attendee Small Group Discussion

3:30 PM–4:00 PM

Incorporating Varying Levels of Data into Carcinogenicity Assessments in FEMA GRAS Expert Panel Determinations

Samuel Cohen, University of Nebraska Medical Center

4:00 PM–4:30 PM

Making the Case for In Vitro and In Silico Data for Assessing Carcinogenic Potential Substances: Challenges and Understanding the Data

Maureen Gwinn, US EPA/CCTE

4:30 PM–5:00 PM

Moderated Panel and Attendee Discussion

All speakers 


View the entire meeting agenda and presentations, here