The new Biomedical research report from ECVAM: Tackling neurodegenerative diseases with more human relevant research
To promote more human relevant research, the JRC’s EU Reference Laboratory for alternatives to animal testing (EURL ECVAM) led a study to review advanced non-animal models used in the field of neurodegenerative diseases, specifically for Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.
ESTIV Corporate member’s event: EPISKIN ACADEMY Webinar
The second EPISKIN webinar is focusing on the theme eye irritation and Integrated Approaches to Testing and Assessment (IATA) for Serious Eye Damage and Eye Irritation for regulatory toxicology…
Webinar + Guidance on gaining acceptance in next generation PBK modelling approaches for regulatory approaches – May 10, 2021
If you are from the community of PBK model developers, or the proponent of a model in a regulatory submission, or a regulator who needs to assess the applicability of the models in chemical evaluations, this webinar is for you!
The report of the Commission’s Second Annual Forum on Endocrine Disruptors has been published
The objective of the Second Annual Forum held on December 17-18, 2020 was to present the actions on endocrine disruptors
Non-animal Methods in Science and Regulation
The annual EURL ECVAM status report describes research, development and validation activities, as well as initiatives that promote the regulatory use and international adoption of non-animal methods and approaches and their dissemination in the regulatory and research arenas.
ALTERTOX, the ESTIV Corporate member, is organizing a Webinar on Scientometrics dedicated especially to young scientists.
What is good science? how do you measure it? What are the most common metrics? Dark side of metrics…..read more
ESTIV involved in prestigious European research into animal-free methods for testing chemical substances
ESTIV will be one of the major dissemination channels in the ONTOX project, which stands for “ontology-driven and artificial intelligence-based repeated dose toxicity testing of chemicals for next-generation risk assessment”.
EU Survey – The use of animal-derived materials and reagents in scientific experimentation
The Italian NGO OSA (Oltre la Sperimentazione Animale, Beyond Animal Experimentation), in collaboration with other partners, is launching this survey to understand what are the most commonly used animal-derived materials and reagents (e.g., animal sera, antibodies, etc.) in in vitro experimentation, and what is the current level of knowledge on available non-animal derived alternatives.
Honorary Membership granted to Prof. Greet Schoeters
The ESTIV Honorary Membership has been granted to Prof. Greet Schoeters (ESTIV President 2008-2012) in recognition of her outstanding commitment and contributions to ESTIV.