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European Parliament Workshop on Advancing Safety Science with Innovative, Non-animal Tools: October 10, 2012

European Parliament
Room ASP 3H1
14.00-16.00

14.00
Welcome - Mario Pirillo, MEP
Moderator - Teresa Riera Madurell, MEP

14.20
21st Century Testing and Health Research: A Look Inside the Toolbox
Prof. Dr. Lisabeth Knudsen, President of ECOPA, University of Coprnhagen Department of Public Health, Denmark

14.30
The FP7 Project AXLR8: Accelerating the Transition to a Toxicity Pathway Paradigm
Dr. Troy Seidle, AXLR8, Associate Coordinator, Canada

14.40
Mapping the Pathways of Toxicity in Humans. What are the Benefits?
Prof. Dr. Marcel Leist, CAAT-EU, Konstanz University, Germany

14.50
Industry's Needs for the 21st Century Safety Science and Non-Animal Approaches (A Unilever Perspective)
Dr. Julia Fentem, Vice President, Unilever Safety and Environmental Assurance, United Kingdom

15.00
The JRC's Role in Advancing Safety Assessment Science
Prof. Maurice Whelan, Head of Systems Toxicology Unit Responsible for EURL ECVAM, European Commission Joint Research Centre, Italy

15.10
Development and Use of Advanced Testing Approaches by the U.S. FDA (TBC)
Dr. Donald Prater, Deputy Director (Food), Europe Office, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Belgium

15.20
Advancing Safety Science and Health Research Under Horizon 2020 with Innovative, Non-Animal Tools Report Presentation
Dr. Gill Langley, Senior Scientific Advisor, Humane Society International, Untied Kingdom

15.30
Discussion

Conclusions

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