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Advances in Cell and Tissue Culture Conference in Cardiff 4-5th June

Safer Medicines Trust’s Director, Dr Jan Turner, will be speaking on human relevant in vitro models in drug discovery at the Advances in Cell and Tissue Culture conference in Cardiff at 9am on 5th June.

See the programme and register


Can we use in vitro data to predict human hazard?

See our Pharmaceutical Director, Dr Gerry Kenna, present on the prediction of human hazard using in vitro data at the British Toxicological Society (BTS) Annual Congress, Cambridge UK, 17th April 2019.

Watch the 30 minute presentation here


Animal Experimentation: Working Towards a Paradigm Change

Open Access (free) E-book, also available to buy in hard copy from scholarly publisher Brill

In this important new book, 51 authors critically review current animal use in science, present new and innovative non-animal approaches to address urgent scientific questions, and offer a roadmap towards an animal-free world of science.

Edited by Drs Kathrin Herrmann and Kimberley Jayne

Featuring a chapter by Kathy Archibald, Tamara Drake and Dr Robert Coleman, entitled: Replacing Animal Tests to Improve Safety for Humans

Watch a 30 minute presentation of the chapter, from the recent London Book Launch Conference, by Dr Jan Turner

 


Advancing nonclinical innovation and safety in pharmaceutical testing

Researchers, academics and representatives from the pharmaceutical industry and advocacy groups have joined together to call for a significant and urgent shift to prioritise predictive, human-based nonclinical tests.

Drug Discovery Today has published the call from participants of the Nonclinical Innovation and Patient Safety Initiative, including Dr Gerry Kenna of Safer Medicines Trust.

Read the Open Access paper


See more news here.

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