Aging and Toxic Response: Issues Relevant to Risk Assessment (Final)
EPA has released a final report entitled, Aging and Toxic Response: Issues Relevant to Risk Assessment. This document contributes to the Agency's efforts to better understand the physiology of aging in order to protect the health of older persons, and identifies several data gaps and research needs that may inform the Office of Research and Development's Research Initiative on Aging in conducting research to better characterize risk to the elderly population from exposure to environmental agents.
|Feb 2001||Contractor report Exploration of Aging and Toxic Response is released.|
|Oct 2003||An internal review is completed and comments are addressed.|
|Mar 2005||An External review draft is released for comments.|
|Nov 2005||The External review is completed and comments are addressed.|
|Aug 2006||The Final report is cleared through NCEA management in July and released in August.|
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