7th Annual Meeting of the ASCCT

Predictive Toxicology: Strategies for Implementing New Approaches

Lister Hill Auditorium, National Library of Medicine
NIH Campus, Bethesda, MD

September 11th, 2018

Abstract submission deadline: The abstract deadline to be considered for an oral presentation has passed. We will accept abstracts for poster presentations, space permitting, until September 1.

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  • Expert plenary lectures including:
    • Brian Berridge, Assoc. Director, National Toxicology Program: Building  Biological Bridges: Facilitating the Predictive Toxicology Paradigm
    • Suzanne Fitzpatrick, FDA: Predictive Toxicology for Regulatory Decisions: Implementing New Approaches at FDA
    • Lorna Ewart, AstraZeneca: Microphysiological Systems - the opportunities and the challenges
  • Additional topics: medical devices, tobacco assessment, organ chip validation
  • Panel discussion on public-private partnerships
  • Social reception and networking event
  • Poster and oral presentations drawn from submitted abstracts
  • Mentoring activity and awards for young scientists

We hope you will join us for the seventh annual meeting of the ASCCT. While many invited talks this year focus on FDA-regulated products, abstracts covering all aspects of cellular and computational toxicology, including policy, are welcome and invited.

The deadline to be considered for an oral presentation is June 29th. Abstracts for poster presentations will be accepted until the meeting, space permitting.


As in previous years, the ASCCT will offer the Edward Carney Award for Predictive Toxicology and the Tox21 Student Award for the best presentations; entries in the form of full poster or slide presentations must be received by September 7th and should be sent to Kristie Sullivan. Winners of each award will receive a $500 prize. Please also check the relevant boxes on the abstract submission form.

Mentoring and Networking Event

September 10th at 7:30 pm
Share Wine Lounge and Bistro
DoubleTree Bethesda
8120 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814

Get an early start on the ASCCT Annual Meeting by joining us for a mentoring and networking happy hour at 7:30 PM on September 10th at the Share Wine Lounge and Bistro in the DoubleTree Bethesda hotel. Participants will enjoy the company of like-minded scientists and learn about each other’s work. While registration is not required, you can indicate your interest in participating when you register to help us plan a great event.

Suggested Hotels:

Hotels near the Bethesda Metro station (one station south of NIH):

Hyatt Regency Bethesda
1 Bethesda Metro Center
Bethesda, MD 20814

Residence Inn Bethesda Downtown
7335 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814

Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC/Bethesda
7301 Waverly Street
Bethesda, MD 20814

Hotels between Medical Center (NIH) and Bethesda Metro Stations:

American Inn of Bethesda
8130 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814

DoubleTree Bethesda
8120 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814

Bethesda Court Hotel
7740 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814

Thank you to our sponsors

Alternatives Research & Development Foundation