Literature Search

ILS Literature Search integrates disparate sources of scientific information and translates them into actionable knowledge. We undertake a rigorous and systematic process that identifies and comprehensively summarizes relevant data and presents the results in a transparent and unbiased review. ILS’ customized search strategy identifies key studies and critical data needed to solve project-oriented problems, answer critical questions, and meet regulatory requirements.

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Lead Scientist

Neepa Choksi, Ph.D.

As the lead scientist responsible for the literature evaluation program, Dr. Choksi is responsible for leading, managing, and reviewing preparation of technical and scientific review documents on a variety of environmental toxicants and natural products. She works closely with scientific and technical staff to ensure that all available literature and research has been identified and reviewed to ensure completeness. She has extensive experience in preparing scientific and technical information for a variety of audiences (public, governmental, scientific meetings). In addition to literature searching and reviewing expertise, Dr. Choksi has over four years of experience in evaluation of toxicological test methods as potential alternative test methods to currently used in vivo test methods. She also has knowledge of national and international chemical testing guidelines and regulations. Prior to her arrival at ILS, Dr. Choksi worked within the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to assist in science policy issues. She also has experience working with companies and individual inventors to develop patent applications for a variety of areas. Dr. Choksi received her B.S. in Chemistry from Bucknell University and her Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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