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ALTEX: Alternatives to Animal Experimentation

altex 33.4

Current Issue: Volume 33 Number 4 (2016)

ALTEX, edited by the Swiss Society ALTEX Edition, is the official journal of CAAT (the Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing), EUSAAT (the European Society for Alternatives to Animal Testing), t4, the Transatlantic Think Tank for Toxicology (Baltimore, Utrecht, Konstanz), and the Doerenkamp chairs in Germany, India, The Netherlands, Switzerland, and USA. ALTEX is devoted to the publication of research on the development and promotion of alternatives to animal experiments according to the 3Rs concept of Russell and Burch: Replace, Reduce, and Refine.

ALTEX publishes original articles, short communications, and reviews, as well as news and comments, meeting reports, and book reviews. Animal experiments are defined by the editors as all experimental procedures involving the use of animals in testing, research, and education, or to obtain tissues, organs, and other animal derived products that may cause pain or distress to animals.

In addition to covering the biomedical aspects of animal experimentation, ALTEX is devoted to the bioethics of the complex relationship between humans and animals. Articles published in ALTEX should convey a basic respect for the dignity of living creatures and a recognition of animals as our partners. Articles devoted to the social and ethical aspects of this topic will be judged according to stringent scientific standards.

Manuscripts submitted to ALTEX are evaluated by two reviewers. The evaluation takes into account the scientific merit of a manuscript and the contribution to animal welfare and the 3Rs.

New ALTEX: 4/2016

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MeetingS

 
CAAT 35th Birthday Celebration Keynote:Tina Bahadori (EPA) on "From Data to Decisions: 21st Century Approaches to Chemical Safety Evaluations"
December 1, 2016
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Animal Replacement Science 2016: Advances, Awareness, Applications
December 9, 2016
London

Applied In Vitro Toxicology Course
January 8-13, 2017
Belvaux, Luxembourg

Satellite Meeting on Read-across at SOT 56th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo
March 17, 2017
Baltimore, MD
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10th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences
August 20-24, 2017
Seattle, Washington
 

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