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Spotlight on Respiratory Toxicology: IIVS Events and Posters at SOT 2018

February 15, 2018

2018 Society of Toxicology (SOT) Annual Meeting

March 11-15, 2018
San Antonio, TX

Visit us at Booth #533.


Monday, March 12, 5:30-7 pm – Ancillary Meeting
Grand Hyatt San Antonio, Republic A-C Room

IIVS Updates and Networking: Updates from Multi-Stakeholder Collaborations to Advance Non-Animal Approaches to Respiratory Toxicology

Speakers: Dr. Warren Casey, Director, NTP Interagency Center for Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods; Amy Clippinger, Director, PETA International Science Consortium Ltd.; Holger Behrsing, Principal Scientist, IIVS

Join us for an evening of refreshments, discussion and updates from IIVS, NICEATM and the PETA International Science Consortium on efforts to identify and standardize non-animal approaches for respiratory toxicology. Overview presentations will be followed Q&A and discussion from the audience. View more program details.

Speakers: Holger Behrsing, IIVS; Amy Clippinger, PETA International Science Consortium Ltd.; and Warren Casey, NIEHS/NICEATM

Tuesday, March 13, 11:00 am-12:30 pm – Roundtable

Convention Center, Room 301

Alternative Toxicology Approaches to Evaluate Next-Generation Nicotine Products

This roundtable, moderated by Jack Fowle (Science to Inform), will explore the opportunities and challenges in utilizing in vitro, and other alternative toxicology testing methods, to evaluate e-cigarettes.

Panelists include: Erin Hill, IIVS; Warren Casey, NIEHS/ NICEATM; Thomas Hartung, JHU/CAAT; and Christopher Proctor, British American Tobacco

Thursday, March 15, 8:30-11:15 am – Symposium
Convention Center, Room 302

In Vitro Test Methods to Model Local Respiratory Effects after Exposure to Pulmonary Toxicants: Not Just Smoke and Mirrors

Featuring speakers from industry and government backgrounds, this sessions will focus on how a range of pulmonary exposures can be evaluated using in vitro methods for detecting local respiratory effects, and the steps necessary to establish regulations for these test methods.

Speakers include: Holger Behrsing, IIVS; Mark Higuchi, US EPA; Mike Oldham, Atria; Jon Hotchkiss, Dow Chemical; Robert Landsiedel, BASF; Jose Zavala-Mendez, US EPA; and Hans Raabe, IIVS


Wednesday, March 14: 10:45 AM-12:15 PM

Nicotine Characterization of an In Vitro Inhalation Exposure System Using Conventional Next-Generation Tobacco Products: A US/UK Inter-Laboratory Comparison Poster

Session: Respiratory Toxicology: Tobacco Products
Abstract #2797
Poster #P319

Wednesday, March 14: 1:30-3:00 PM

Oral Irritation Assessment of Electronic Liquids Using an In Vitro Oral Testing Model Nicotine

Session: Modeling of Pharmacokinetics and Biological Effects
Abstract #3196
Poster # P835

Thursday, March 15: 8:30-11:30 AM
Session: Late-Breaking 1: Model Systems

Use of Ex Vivo Precision-Cut Lung Slices a s a Screening Tool for Potential Respiratory Toxicity of E-Liquids
Abstract #3325
Poster #P107

Human In Vitro Models for Respiratory Toxicology: Evaluation of Goblet Cell Hyperplasia, Mucus Production, and Ciliary Beating Assays
Abstract #3327
Poster #P108

View a complete listing of all of our SOT programs and posters.

For further information regarding IIVS’ In Vitro Respiratory Toxicology program, please contact us at clientservices@iivs.org or visit our booth at the SOT meeting (Booth #533).