EPA Science Inventory

Local effects and global impact in neurotoxicity and neurodegeneration: The Xi’an International Neurotoxicology Conference

Citation:

Fox, D., R. Lucchini, M. Aschner, J. Chen, W. Anger, E. Kim, W. Boyes, AND J. Llorens. Local effects and global impact in neurotoxicity and neurodegeneration: The Xi’an International Neurotoxicology Conference. NEUROTOXICOLOGY. Intox Press, Inc, Little Rock, AR, 33(4):629-30, (2012).

Description:

“Neurotoxicity and Neurodegeneration: Local Effect and Global Impact” was the theme of the Xi’an International Neurotoxicology Conference (XINC), held in Xi’an, June 2011. The Conference was a joint event of the 13th Biennal Meeting of the International Neurotoxicology Association (INA-13) and the 11th International Symposium on Neurobehavioral Methods and Effects in Occupational and Environmental Health (NEUREOH-11) of the Scientific Committee on Neurotoxicology and Psychophysiology, International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH). The joint efforts of the two promoting organizations and the organizers, with the outstanding leadership of Dr. Wei Zheng (School of Health Sciences, Purdue University, Indiana, USA) as Chairman of the International Organizing Committee, resulted in a unique forum where neurotoxicology was represented by numerous international delegates, spanning several continents.

Purpose/Objective:

This Letter to the Editor will serve as an introduction to a special edition of the journal NeuroToxicology dedicated to the proceedings of an international neurotoxicology conference held in Xi'an China in 2011. The reports reflect the depth and bredth of international research in neurotoxicology.

URLs/Downloads:

XINC EDITORIAL V.4.DOCX

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (JOURNAL/NON-PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)
Start Date: 11/07/2012
Completion Date: 11/07/2012
Record Last Revised: 03/22/2013
Record Created: 11/07/2012
Record Released: 11/07/2012
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 247466

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS RESEARCH LAB

TOXICOLOGY ASSESSMENT DIVISION

NEUROTOXICOLOGY BRANCH