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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. Events 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...

IIVS at SOT 2018

February 8, 2018
IIVS will have several events and posters at the upcoming SOT meeting, March 11-15, in San Antonio, TX.  The events and three of our five posters focus on our respiratory toxicology program in support of our new laboratory that opened in 2017.  Other posters examine topics in phototoxicity.  Be sure to visit our booth at the meeting - Booth #533.   View more details on our events and posters at SOT....

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....