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Registration Open for 2018 Practical Methods Workshop

August 23, 2017
Registration is now open for the 2018 Practical Methods in In Vitro Toxicology Workshop, Jan,16-19, at IIVS in Gaithersburg, MD. During this four-day intensive workshop, you will gain the scientific information and expertise you need to strategically integrate non-animal methods within your testing program.  Register now....

In Vitro Exposure Systems and Dosimetry Assessment Tools for Inhaled Tobacco Products: Workshop Proceedings, Conclusions and Paths Forward for In Vitro Model Use

August 17, 2017
In 2009, the passing of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act facilitated the establishment of the FDA Center for Tobacco Products (CTP), and gave it regulatory authority over the marketing, manufacture and distribution of tobacco products, including those termed ‘modified risk’. On April 4-6, 2016, IIVS convened a workshop conference entitled, In Vitro Exposure Systems and Dosimetry Assessment Tools for Inhaled Tobacco Products, to bring together stakeholders representing regulatory agencies, academia and industry to address the research priorities...

Awards of VITROCELL In Vitro Inhalation Exposure Systems

June 30, 2017
The PETA International Science Consortium (PISC) awarded four VITROCELL in vitro exposure systems to researchers from institutions in the UK, US, and Belgium who are leading the development of non-animal methods to test the toxicity of airborne substances. IIVS is grateful to PISC for donating the VITROCELL System for use in its new respiratory toxicology laboratory. The new lab provides  non-animal testing services for evaluating potential respiratory hazards associated with novel ingredients and chemistries used in fragrances, personal care products, household and institutional cleaning...

Multiparametric Image Analysis of Rat Dorsal Root Ganglion Cultures to Evaluate Peripheral Neuropathy-Inducing Chemotherapeutics

March 30, 2017
Guo L, Hamre J, 3rd, Eldridge S, Behrsing, H. P., Cutuli, F. M., Mussio, J., Davis, M. Toxicological Sciences Read article....

Special issue of Applied In Vitro Toxicology: Next Generation Tobacco Products

March 10, 2017
Check out the recently released special issue of Applied In Vitro Toxicology: Application of In Vitro Toxicology Approaches for the Evaluation of Next-Generation Nicotine Products.  The issue includes several articles by IIVS scientists and other experts. View the issue online....

In Vitro Models Available for Testing of ENDS

February 20, 2017
Presented at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine's (NAS) workshop on electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), e-cigarettes....