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Cumulative/Mixtures Risk Assessment for Developmental Effects

Experts needed to provide input on how cumulative/mixtures risk assessments should be conducted for a group of chemicals associated with developmental effects

SciPinion is recruiting experts in cumulative/mixtures risk assessment and developmental effects to serve on an expert  panel to provide input on how risk assessments should be conducted.
The specifics of this project are:
  • Blinding 
    • Double blinded during peer review panel recruitment, selection and engagement
    • Experts identity will be disclosed post-review, in a report of the findings after the review. Individual responses to charge questions will not be linked to individual panelists
    • The report will be used for external distribution (e.g.. comment submission)
  • Work assignment 
    • Critically evaluate a draft report and consult pertinent literature as needed
    • Provide professional opinion on how cumulative/mixtures risk assessments for developmental effects should be performed
    • Take part in three rounds of review; 1) review materials and answer charge questions, 2) online debate, 3) revisit answers to Round 1 and answer any follow-up/clarifying questions
  • Time requirement 
    • We anticipate experts will require ~24-30 hours to review
  • Compensation 
    • $6000 USD
  • Schedule 
    • Expected start date: ~March 27, 2023
    • Expected completion time/date: ~May 31 , 2023
  • Number of panelists 
    • 10 (~5 cumulative/mixtures risk assessment experts; ~5 developmental toxicity experts)
  • Travel 
    • None (all work done online)
  • Follow-up work 
    • Results from this panel engagement may result in a publication