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All research conducted at the National Center for Toxicological Research is targeted at achieving the following strategic research goals in support of FDA's public-health mission:

  • Advance the scientific approaches and tools to promote personalized nutrition and medicine for the American public  

  • Develop science-based best-practice standards and tools to incorporate translational and applied toxicological advancements into the regulatory decision-making process  

  • Conduct research to strengthen our understanding of food safety and food defense  

  • Modernize science management and infrastructure, and promote management expertise to  effectively and efficiently support FDA/DHHS goals  

  • Enhance technical expertise and provide expert technical advice and training to assure the availability of trained health-science personnel to address Agency scientific issues

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