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ALTEX: Current Issue: 3/09

Altex: 3/09 cover

PDF icon Editorial
Franz P. Gruber

PDF icon FOOD FOR THOUGHT
Thomas Hartung and Sebastian Hoffmann:
Food for thought … on in silico methods in toxicology

MAIN ARTICLES

PDF icon Angelo Vedani, Martin Smiesko, Morena Spreafico, Ourania Peristera and  Max Dobler:
VirtualToxLab™ – In silico prediction of the toxic (endocrine-disrupting) potential of drugs, chemicals and natural products. Two years and 2,000 compounds of experience: a progress report

Ina Hagelschuer, Peter Hauff, Anne Strube, Sanna-Maria Käkönen and Georges von Degenfeld:
Luminescent imaging technology as an opportunity to reduce and refine animal experiments: light at the end of the tunnel? (Summary only)

PDF icon t4-REPORT
Costanza Rovida and Thomas Hartung:
Re-evaluation of animal numbers and costs for in vivo tests to accomplish REACH legislation requirements for chemicals - a report by the Transatlantic Think Tank for Toxicology (t4)

ECHA press release:
New study inaccurate on the number of test animals for REACH

SHORT COMMUNICATIONS

Olavi Pelkonen, Ari Tolonen, Timo Rousu, Larissa Tursas, Miia Turpeinen, Juho Hokkanen, Jouko Uusitalo, Michel Bouvier d’Yvoire and Sandra Coecke:
Comparison of metabolic stability and metabolite identification of 55 ECVAM/ICCVAM validation compounds between human and rat liver homogenates and microsomes—a preliminary analysis (Summary only)

Richard Vogel:
Alternatives to the use of animals in safety testing as required by the EU-Cosmetics Directive 2009 (Summary only)

POSTION STATEMENT

PDF icon Interspecies crosses: aspects of animal protection
A position statement of the Ethics Committee for Animal Studies of the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS) and the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT)

CONFERENCE REPORT

Rome, Italy: 7th World Congress on Alternatives & Animal Use in the life Sciences
Kenya: First Pan-African Seminar on Alternatives to Animal experiments

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FRAME Training School in Experimental Design and Statistical Analysis
May 31-June 2, 2017
Saskatoon, Canada

Advances in Cell and Tissue Culture 2017
May 22-24, 2017
Manchester, UK

CAAT Academy
In Vitro Skin and Eye Models Hands-on Training
June 1-2 2017
Brussels, Belgium

CAAT Academy
Tools for Read-Across
June 15-16, 2017
Helsinki, Finland

ecopa SSCT Workshop 2017
June 14-16, 2017
Helsinki, Finland
Thomas Hartung will deliver a keynote address

CAAT Academy
Updates on Hepatotoxicity AOP Landscape and on the ADME Field - Season 2
June 22-23, 2017
Rennes, France

9th Euro-Global Summit on Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology
June 22-24, 2017
Paris, France
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6th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Cellular and Computational Toxicology (ASCCT)
September 21-22
College Park, MD

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10th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences
August 20-24, 2017
Seattle, Washington

CAAT Academy
Hands-on Training in Quantitative Human Cell and Effect-based In Vitro Bioanalysis for Assessing Endocrine-disrupting Compounds (EDCs)
September 7-8. 2017
Amsterdam
 

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