2nd Annual Meeting of the ASCCT

Thursday October 31, 2013 08:30AM through Thursday October 31, 2013 05:30PM

The Future Is Here: Practical Applications of Emerging Scientific Tools

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Human Organs on Chips as Replacements for Animal Testing, the keynote address given by Donald E. Ingber, M.D., Ph.D., of the Wyss Institute at Harvard, kicked off the meeting which featured a dozen lectures and poster presentations on making toxicology a more human-relevant science. Other topics included methods to replace live animals in eye irritation tests and computer-based virtual embryos that show how chemical exposures might affect developing embryos.