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EURL ECVAM Status Report 2017 on alternative methods now available

EURL ECVAM Status Report on the Development, Validation and Regulatory Acceptance of Alternative Methods and Approaches (2017) Download here: http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC108831 “Every year, EURL ECVAM prepares a Status Report with the primary purpose to inform its stakeholders … on updates on the status of alternative methods and approaches. The [2017] EURL ECVAM status report provides updates […]
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Informational Webinar on Tissue Chip Grants December 14

The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) has partnered with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund new opportunities for conducting research onboard the International Space Station. The NIH-CASIS Coordinated Microphysiological Systems Program for Translational Research in Space promotes the development of tissue chips to […]
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Proposals for Organotypic Culture Models Due December 12

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is offering Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants to develop novel in vitro systems using cells from experimental animal models typically used for toxicology testing. The intent is that these systems will replicate biological responses within the corresponding animal tissues or organs. When developed and validated, these […]
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Journal to Focus on Inhalation Toxicity: Submit Articles by December 15

The journal Applied In Vitro Toxicology is accepting manuscript submissions for a special issue on alternative approaches for inhalation toxicity testing. Submissions must be received by December 15. Inhalation toxicity testing provides information for hazard labeling and risk management of chemicals when there is potential for exposure of the respiratory tract. Regulatory test guidelines typically […]
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FDA Launches Predictive Toxicology Roadmap

In an article published December 6 on the FDA Voice blog, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced publication of FDA’s Predictive Toxicology Roadmap for integrating predictive toxicology methods into safety and risk assessments. The Predictive Toxicology Roadmap presents a framework for new or enhanced FDA engagement in the science of toxicology that includes […]
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EPA Webinar on Steroidogenesis Assay December 14

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will present a webinar titled “High-Throughput H295R Steroidogenesis Assay: Utility as an Alternative and a Statistical Approach to Characterize Effects on Steroidogenesis” on Thursday, December 14, from 11:00 a.m.-noon U.S. Eastern Time. The speaker is Dr. Derik Haggard, ORISE Postdoctoral Fellow with the EPA National Center for Computational Toxicology. […]
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HESI’s Emerging Issues Proposal Solicitation

ILSI’s Health and Environmental Sciences Institute (HESI) seeks your suggestions for priority emerging scientific issues (human or environmental health) that should be addressed through a focused, multi-sector collaborative program. One or more of the proposals will be selected to from a new scientific collaborative program within HESI. This is not a grant program and no […]
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