April 28 ACI Webinar: The Science on Chemical Induced Asthma
Contributor: Sherry Ward, AltTox
Source: ACI e-newsletter
The second in a series of ACI-sponsored webinars exploring the science behind chemical-induced asthma will be held Thursday, April 28 at 2:00 p.m. ET. The session will feature a presentation by Dr. David Basketter on “The Role of Toxicology in Asthma Hazard Assessment.” Dr. Basketter is a Eurotox Registered Toxicologist and previously worked at the Unilever Safety Laboratory on allergy and irritation and is the past President of the European Society of Contact Dermatitis. He will review models used for toxicological assessments of asthma and surrogate or related endpoints and discuss new methods, tests, and approaches for toxicological assessment. The webinar series is sponsored by ACI in collaboration with the Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment (TERA) Center, University of Cincinnati.