Cooperation on EU-US chemical regulations, will be hard to implement without prejudicing the health and environmental
safeguards of the EU, according to Vito Buonsante, health and environment lawyer at the NGO ClientEarth.
Wed, 13 Nov 2013 19:40:49 GMThttp://altweb.jhsph.edu/news/2012/ngo_warns.html
High-throughput screening programs such as Tox21 will "dramatically impact" test orders for List 2 chemicals under the US Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program, according to David Dix, director of the US EPA Office of Science Coordination and Policy.
Mon, 11 Nov 2013 16:29:04 GMThttp://altweb.jhsph.edu/news/2012/tox21_impact.html
AIMBE and the NIBIB will hold a workshop addressing the topic of Validation and Qualification of New In Vitro Tools and Models for the Pre-clinical Drug Discovery Process on March 6-7, 2014, in Bethesda, MD (rescheduled from original November 2013 date).
Fri, 08 Nov 2013 17:19:53 GMThttp://altweb.jhsph.edu/news/2012/aimbe_nibib_wksp.html
Researchers at the University of Nottingham in the UK are launching a study aimed at developing a more “realistic”, cell-based model of drug uptake that could serve as a reliable alternative to animal testing.
Fri, 01 Nov 2013 20:36:35 GMThttp://altweb.jhsph.edu/news/2012/improved_cell_model.html
DEADLINE is Friday, October 18, 2013. 2014 CAAT Science-based Refinement Awards: Call for Proposals. The Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing now is accepting proposals for the 2014 Science-based Refinement Awards.
Thu, 03 Oct 2013 20:49:42 GMThttp://altweb.jhsph.edu/news/2012/AWE_call_for_proposals_2014.html
The 2014 Tissue Engineering Congress - LONDON, UK, 2nd- 4th June 2014. This congress comprises of three separate events: Day 1: Stem Cell Reprogramming, Day 2: Stem Cells and BioProcessing, Day 3: Novel Biomaterials and Technology for Tissue Engineering.
Wed, 02 Oct 2013 20:05:12 GMThttp://altweb.jhsph.edu/news/2012/Tissue_eng_conf.html
We have the pleasure to invite you to 2 distinct venues, but connected, events on Endocrine Disruptors in Brussels on November 4th and November 5th, 2013. Registration information is available on this page.
Tue, 01 Oct 2013 21:09:37 GMThttp://caat.jhsph.edu/programs/workshops/caat_eu_endo_disr.html
A team of researchers from UCF’s NanoScience Technology Center have shown that it is cutting edge in developing state-of-the-art technology that could remove human and animals as test subjects in scientific experiments.