Assessment of Thyroid Disrupting Chemicals

Date: February 01 to February 02, 2023

Location: Virtual

Assessment of Thyroid Disrupting Chemicals

When you are involved in the identification and assessment of endocrine disruptors and their effects on the thyroid, this conference will offer you a great opportunity to stay on top of things. Inform yourself about the latest developments regarding assays, modelling and tools, regulatory issues as well as EU-wide projects.


  • EFSA on the identification of thyroid disruptive pesticide active substances according to the EFSA/ECHA ED guidance
  • OECD work on the development of standardised methods for thyroid disruption testing
  • Toxicological assessment of thyroid toxicants in Great Britain
  • Thyroid related developmental neurotoxicity effects (DNT): Strategies for identification, new assays, AOPs and human epidemiological evidence
  • Update on activities within EU projects: EURION Cluster, ENDpoiNTs and ATHENA
  • Advancing translational applications of human organotypic thyroid assays
  • Biomarkers for detecting thyroid disrupting chemicals
  • New endpoints for thyroid hormone system disruptor testing with fish
  • Lessons learnt from XETA: combining in vitro & in vivo methods for comprehensive assessment of thyroid modes of action

Who should attend this conference?

Professionals working in the fields of:

  • Toxicology and ecotoxicology
  • Chemical risk assessment
  • Regulatory affairs
  • Research and development
  • Technical counselling

Sectors that should take part:

  • Chemical, biocide, agrochemical, cosmetic industries
  • Competent authorities, regulatory bodies and research institutes
  • Consultancies
  • Testing laboratories and contract research organisations (CROs)

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